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PHILIPPINE PROSPECTS AS SEEN BY A COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS THE ISLANDS WONDRODS RICH But Anglo-Saxon Push Is Needed for Development of the Great Resources Associated Tress Special Wire WASHINGTON, Nov. 11.—Charles M. Whittier, brigadier general of volunteers, now collector of customs at Man<la, under date of Sept. 19th last, has submitted a re port of his observations upon the condition of things in Manila and the Philippine Is lands and suggestions as to the methods to be pursued pending any permanent occupa tion of the country which may be decided upon. He says: The most important questions are the currency, revenue (including the cedula or tax), opium and the admission of Chi nese. These are very grave questions and cannot be decided under a brief considera tion. The currency question is even more im portant than in the L'uited State-. It must be remembered that .Mexico was the busi ness channel for these islands for 230 years; that all efforts to remove this dollar and sub stitute another have failed, notwithstand ing a law of the Spaniards forbidding its en trance, and the same way in the east—our trade dollar was a failure and was with drawn. In Hong Kong, the English dollar sells at a discount upon the Mexican. There is but one bank of issue nere. the Banco de Filipino. Owing to its advances to the Span ish government of some $1,700,000, it is in a slinky condition. Effoits in (j mild way to bolster it have up to thi* time kept it alive. The other two banks, the Hong Ron;; and Shanghai and the chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, are very strrnj*. The business people have accustomed themselves to the notes of the Filipino bank as a me dium of exchange, and found them a great convenience in place of the cumbersome method of handling silver dollars. It Will create a financial revolution to attempt io substitute in a hioment any currency in the islands to replace the present one, save that national bankl of the United States of America, chartered under some new form of law, on the basis of the existing currency, would be useful and profitable. The cedula, or head tax, which his given an income of $10,000,000 a year, iia- been a most unpopular measure. It has varied from $3 per head to $37,00, Complaint main ly comes from the lowest class. Many people of good judgment here think a reduction to $2 would be satisfactory and might be tried for a year. The higher classes did not seem to find their rate onerous. Advocates of the single tax might make a strong case in these islands. I think the main revenue of tho British government in India is derived from the land tax. It is worthy of reign here. It was the Spanish practice to sell the right of importation oi opium. The concessionaire was the captain of the Chinese, who paid $530,000 for the privilege for three years. The compiler of the new regulation, without knowledge of this addition to the revenue, has placed the tax at two pesos for 100 kilos, equaling about 220 pound*. This has been modified by the governor general by six pesos per pound. This change will lead to in creased smuggling, at winch the Chinese are most adroit. It will be difficult to prevent this, even with the use of the greatest vigil ance and expense. The officials at Hong Kong derive a great revenue from "fanning the privilege," as was the practice here. Manila, of course, is every .-mall portion of the Philippine Islands, or even of Luzon. No oue who has not gone beyond the limits of the town can have any idea of the wealth and resources of the country. On Sept. 3d I went over the line oi the Manila rail way, 123 miles iv length, running north ward from Mania. The country three miles out from Manila is occupied by lhe insur gents fur the whole distance. The line is in fair order. Telegraphic communication has been destroyed in many places, probably requiring a month for restoration. The line has opened and developed a country of most extraordinary fertility. Bice is the present product, much BUgar, a small amount of irnlico on the northern part of the line, possibilities of cotton, coffee, and almost anything. The stations are at short intervals, in accordance with or ders from the Spanish government, which subsidized the line. I have never seen a country of such splendid productive power. For the first hundred miles almost all is un der cultivation. From there to the ter minus is a different anil prettier country, with high palm trees of rare beauty, but not yet as much cultivated as that to the south. With new extensions and lines contemplated on the island, added produc tive power and wealth will be imparted to the island. A week later I went up the Pasig river to the Lamina, extraordinary fertility of soil being again the marked characteristic and a possibility for the acquirement of lame estates if we could control the country, and ii good titles can he assured, The islands to the south, Panay, Cebu, Saniur, Mindanao, and possibly the Buhl, or Jolo archipelago, should be investigated as soon as our relations with the Spanish permit. lam extremely anxious to make this journey under lhe auspices and at the invitation of English merchants thoroughly acquainted with the islands. If one-half they say of the richness- of these lie true, it would be a most valuable acquisition to the United States. I trust that I shall not be deemed intrusive in these remarks and sug gestions. Jlcina nn army officer, ami a( Ihe same time collector of customs at Manila, my duty would seem to be to the secretary of war and to the treasury, and I submit these remarks as directed to them as well as to yourself. I desire no place here except upon the Ship to return to America, but I am so thor oughly impressed with the wealth and beauty of the peculiar conditions existing here that 1 am most anxious for the success of our government in working out this ex periment with the best fruition. The inhabitants ate unique: the natives clean and clever; the Chinese more active end persevering, all beasts of burden, ac customed fo little in the way of pay or food or shelter. We pay a bouse servant who ■works most satisfactorily ten dollars a month, equalling 14.70 of our money, he fur nishing his own food. The arrival of out army raised wages temporarily, to the great disturbance of the merchants here, but things are about restored to their normal basis, and should continue so unless some ill-considered rlianrio of the prevailing cur rency occurs. The custom bouse receipts during our in curabency, 24 working days, amount to >00(!.000. With the increase of industries, contingent upon our occupancy, they should FIRST MEETING OF AGONCILLO AND THE PEACE COMMISSIONERS (By William Benough, the New York Journal's Special Artist in Paris.) c Aguinaldo's Filipino representative made several unsuccessful endeavors to come into contact with Judge Hay and his • • associates. Quite unexpectedly and informally that meeting took place ati a house-warming given by Commissioner Pock • c at the offices ol the exposition. • amount within two years to $8,000,000 a year at least. The mining explorations and ventures promise well, especially in coal and iron. Capital may he profitably expended in open inn hanks, cotton mills, paper mills, fac tories, breweries, inter-island shipping and trade. Few of our people consider that all of the customs here arc radically different from those of the United States: you can't upset the habits and traditions of two centuries in two weeks. The oriental will for a long time yet prefer rice ami opium to pie and baked beans. "Fcstina lente" should be the rule of our conduct. Very respectfully your obedient servant, CHARLES A. WHITTIER, Brigadier General of Volunteers, Collector of Customs, SPANISH SOLDIERS Treated Worse Than Cattle by Spanish Officials SAXTIAGO DE CUBA, Nov. 11.—The Spaniards are evacuating the Holgttin dis trict rapidly, Four thou-and men on board two vessels left last week. Three more vessels will take the balance. There lias been a total disre gard for the comfort anil health of the sol ;diers. Of the Spanish soldiers at Santiago thirty per cent are surely doomed. The hospital ship is taking smallpox, and men suffering from dysentery ami fevers. Had food, poor quarters and the lack of med ical attention make the lot of the returning Spaniards pitiful and disgraceful to the gov ernment allowing it. There have been forty deaths of soldiers on the wharf in Gibara in one day. The efforts of the men to reach the transports cause deaths daily. The bodies are buried in the bay and credited to the transportation company as passen gers. The evacuation of Puerto Principe will occur at an early date. Preparations for it have been completed. The Spaniards have moved to Nuevitas where transports await them. The situation there will make the task of the government the most difficult on lhe Island, Revolutionary Cubans hold a most hostile attitude toward American control. I They thjnk they should have the highest of fices. News from Manzanillo state" that . preparations are complete for garrisoning the small towns in tin- Manzanillo district. A battalion is stationed in Bayamo. ROBBERS RUN IN Train Robbing in Minnesota Is Not Profitable MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 11.— A Moorhead, Minn., special to the Journal Bays: Six of the men engaged in the' hold-up of the (Ireat Northern coast train near Keren- Falls were captured here this morning by Chief of Police Murphy. Four of the men arrived at the Exchange Hotel here to gether and two others arrived about nn hour later nnd inquired the first four. Each had large revolvers. Two sets of burglar tools and two dark lanterns, three sticks of dynamite and four dynamite caps were found on them. Each man had three hand kerchiefs. The six men had about $200. They gave their names as W. ( . l!.,ss, ((' C. F. Huffman, B. 1.. Minot, M. Morris ami J. 11. Edwards. None of them are more than 30 years old. All are bright ami intelligent in appear ance. Three claim to come from Missouri. A number of other robberies, including that of an elevator at Evansville and a bank at Battle Lake are now credited to this gang. AN AUSTRIAN DUEL Wolff Is Little but He Is Not a Coward VIENNA, Nov. 11.—A fierce duel between Heir Wolff, a journalist, and Chevalier de Gniewasz, a Polish Deputy, has created a sensation. At Tuesday's sitting of the Reichsrath, Wolff referred to the Poles ; ,s "a swarm of parasites, tucking the life-blood of the Austrian nation." This was resented by the Poles and a sharp tussel ensued, in Which Wolff was slightly hurt. Later De Gniewasz declared, in behalf of the. Polish party, that ii repudiated with scorn the in sula of a street end like Wolff. A challenge by Wolff followed, ami as he is short, slight and lame, and his opponent is tall and stout, the duel had a spectacular side. De (Inie ivasz was seriously injured, but fought with rage until disarmed by his seconds. Wolff went to lii« office and wrote an article. The Siamese Minister WAiSHTNGTON, Nov. 11.—Fhyio Visud dh.i, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the King of Siam to the United States', called at the State Depart ment and paid his respects to Secretary Hay. He has served hi- country in a diplo matic capacity in London for the last five years. His visit was short and purely in firm il. being merely preliminary to his for mal presentation to the President. Itiabe ileved that the ceremony will take place ill the blue parlor of the While House on Sat urday. A Whaleback Wrecked CLEVELAND, Ohio, Nov. 11.—The whalebnck bargt No. 104, owned by the American steel Barge Company, parted her tow line in lhe harbor during the gale last night and at mice drifted against tbe break water. All attempts I" get a line to htr from the tiers were in vain and after pound ing against the breakwater for several hours she finally went to the bottom. Six men composing the crew of the barge were res cued by tin- life aaving crew- only with the utmost difficulty ami peril. A Lucky Sealer SAN FRANCISCf >. Nov. 11.—TheRussian barkentine ilering has arrived in port from Petropaulovski with a cargo of sealskins and furs, one of the largest i hnt has ever come from the Siberian coart. Tt ia estimated that tho value of the cargo i- 11,000,000, She has 110 packages of bear skins, 273 packages of assorted furs, 010 dry sealskins and 9491 salted aealakins. The cargo represents the result of the year's catch on the ( upper Is lands and comes to the Russian Sealing Com pany. LOS ANGELES HERALD: SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 12, 1898 NAVY PAY DEPARTMENT WAS NOT FOUND LACKING WHEN CALLED UPON WAR STRAIN WAS EASILY MET Because the Supplies Were on Hand and the Work Had Been Care fully Systematized Associated Press Special Wire WASHINGTON, Nov. 11.—In an unos tentatious way tlie pay department of the navy played a most important part in the war. as appears from th-" annual report ot Paymaster-General Edwin Stewart. Aside from the mere disbursements of funds in wages and salaries, the pay department is charged with the procurement of all sup plies for the navy. The paymaster-general says that the outbreak of hostilities found the supply department of the navy organized under a system that for more than eight years bad been in process of thoughtful and I ainstaking development. Later the strain ol the war was met easily. During the period of active operations 103 vessels were furnished and kept supplied with all neces sary stores. A base of supplies was estab lished at Key West early in March and stores for 800(1 men for throe months were kept on hand. Supplies for 4000 men at Mare Island, for 4000 at Norfolk, and for 0000 at New York were also accumulated, licfore the outbreak of war early in April Admiral Dewey was directed to buy the collier Nan shan and the supply ship Zafiro, the latter loaded with provisions, so that when the war broke out the Asiatic squadron was in possession of five months' supplies. Early in May the Pekin was dispatched from San Francisco with three months' additional supplies, A week after her purchase on May 7th, the refrigerating steamer Supply sailed fcr Cuba, loaned with fresh meat, fruit, ice ami other supplies. The Celtic and Glacier were also purchased and speedily sailed to supply the fleet with fresh meat and vege tables. Dewey's fleet was not forgotten, for a refrigerating steamer was started in June to join him with a million and a quarter pounds ol fresh food. In the matter of supplying clothing, too. the bureau did some excellent work, being obliged to supply over one million garments to meet the needs of the naval militia and the revenue and lighthouse services, which had been transferred to the navy. Notwith standing the haste-, the supplies secured were the br.ft of their kind, while the prices paid were in most cases no higher and in many cases lower than before the commence ment of bnstlitics. During the past fiscal year the total expenditures for additions to tbe navy were $22,183,328, of which amount $7,041,092 were paid on account of construc tion of new ships. Repairs for ships cost 023,803, and the maintenance of ships in commission including salaries and rations coal $11,063,303. The paymaster-general makes quite an ar gument to demonstrate that the promptness and economy with which supplies were se cured in the rush incident to the war were largely due lo the naval supply fund, which enabled the bureau to carry a large line of articles in stock. Of tbe navy yards be said all the avalable space in the principal yards is now over crowded and unless additional storehouses are provided the supply demand will be greatly hampered. To meet immediate re quirements he recommends that the pay corps be increased at once by ten passed as sistant paymasters and fifteen assistants, while with this it will be necessary in the fu ture to add forty-nne to the corps. SPANISH EXPORTS Indicate an Improved Condition of the Trade Situation WASHINGTON. Nov. 11.— An encour aging sign for the future as far as prospects of continued peace are concerned is the re port of the Stat- Department from the United States Consular Agent, Mortens, at Genoa, on trade conditions in Eastern Spam. He says that commercial affairs arc in a more promising condition, business activ ity is noticeable and confidence sc. Ms to !"■ restored. A signal fait noted by tho Con sular Agent is the abolition by the Spanish government of the war tax of 2V4 per cent on exports. The effect of the tax was only to hamper trade without special benefit to the treasury. The returns of exports for September in dicated this greater activity and as the ex port tax? is collected on these goods hopes for Improvement in the shipping trade dur ing the coming season are well founded. Heavy shipments of Spanish onions are re ported, including 40,000 crates, and as these arc packed entirely for the American mar ket, ilr. Hertens Bays it is a pity that they could not be shipped direct, as the trans shipments by England must have increased the cost of this vegetable, lie sees a large opening for American exports in Spain again, particularly tobacco, petroleum and staves. INVESTMENT OF CAPITAL Is Encouraged by the Government of Mexico M EXICO, Nov. 11. —Congress lias received a new bill from the Department of Encour agement of great interest to American in vestors in Mexico. It is in substance the -, • as the present law regulating special privileges to new companies and provides for granting franchises for from five to ten years acoording to tlio importance of busi ni'ss and the capital invested. It is provided that companies organized under this law •hall be relieved from federal taxation dur ing the life of the privilege and that the material required in new industries shall be imported free of duty. The old law made $250,000 the minimum amount of capital re quired to enjoy these immunities, but the new law- reduces the amount to $100,000. United Suites Vice-Consul Bennett is still denied entrance to the American Consulate, and J. Starr Hunt, formerly of San Antonio, Texas, is acting as Vice-Consul. A TRUST IN VOTES To Control Attempt at Railroad Reorganization NEW YORK, Nov. 11.—The Tribune says E. Kllery Anderson has been retained b. certain stockholders of the Union Pacific Denver and Gulf Railroad company to bring suit against the reorganization committee of that road, either collectively or as indi vidual members. Interesting points are like ly to be brought up in this suit. The device has been a feature of many such reorganize* Denver and Gulf Railroad Company to brin suit against tbe Reorganization Comroitte of that road, cither collectively or ns mdi vidua! members. Interesting points arc like iv to lie brought up in this suit. The devio of a voting trust in railway organization has been a feature of many such reorganize tioiis. but in the suit which Mr. Anderson is preparing to institute the legality of such voting trust will for the tirst time be tested. The Union Pacific, Denver and Gulf was originally leased by the Union Pacific. The Union Pacific has controlled tlio Colorad Central. At the time oi the failure ot the Union Pacific, ,1. P. Morgan & Co. held about $4,000,000 of Colorado Central bonds in one of the Union Pacific collateral trusts and $6,500,000 Union Pacific, Denver and i Gulf bonds belonging to the Union Pacific Railroad Company iv another. In settling up the affairs of the Union Pa cific Railway Company they were desirous of separating from the main system all the branch and leased lines and realizing on all the securities. Hallgarten & Co. formed a syndicate which purchased from ,T. P. Mor gan & Co. the whole $5,200,000 of the Colo rado Central and Union Pacific, Denver and Gulf bonds held by that firm. After this purchase they organized the Union Pacific, Denver and Gulf Reorganization Company, which included most of the men who had been in the turn and turned the bonds into the Central Trust Company, which was des ignated as a depository. Under tbe reorganization plan certificates were issued against these bonds. Some of the stockholders are not satisfied with this arrangement and will appear to the courts. CLEAR NIGHTS WANTED By Astronomers Looking for Showers of Meteors NEW YORK, Nov. 11.—Prof. J. K. Recs of Columbia University will begin the Brat clear night to watch for the show of meteors expected to tall between now and Novem ber 27. Preparations have also been made at Vale, Princeton, Harvard and other colleges and universities to observe the -liower. Dr. Elkin, director of Yale Observ atory, had a meteorograph constructed in 1896, and hopes to use this in registering the meteors now approaching the earth. This show was expected last November. According to astronomical calculations i; is due this month, but as other figures and calculations have so recently proved unre liable, Dr. Rees said thai the shower might not come before next November. When the meteors do put in an appearance they will be seen in the eastern ami southeastern heavens not earlier than 11 o'clock in the, evening. The Tobacco Business NEW YORK, -Nov. 11.—The American Tobacco Company, of which James B. Duke is president, will, at Newark,, X. .1., De cember 8, meet to ratify or reject the prop o-itioii to turn over to the Continental To bacco Company yet) to be incorporated in New York, with a capital of $73,000,000, all the plug tobacco interests and plant of the American, which retains its interest in i igarettes and smoking tobacco. At this meeting action was taken as to amending the bylaws anil to provide that no directors or officers of the American shall, -when in office, engage directly or indirectly in any thing similar to that on which the American is engaged, or in the manufacture or sale ot any supplies lor or connected therewith, without the consent of the two-thirds of the directors of the American. The penalty suggested iv the event of a decision that the rule has been violated in vacating of I i fifice is v fine of $20 and prosecution for damages, The Colombian Cabinet NEW YORK, Nov. 11. —A dispatch to the Herald from Panama via Galveston says: Senor Manuel Sun Clcmcnte on assum ing ihe Presidency of Colombia announced this Cabinet: Minister of Foreign Affairs, Senor Filine Paul. Minister of Finance, Gen. Olegar Ceriver. Minister of War and Acting Secretary of Si ite, ■'senor Molina. Minister of Education, Senor Tomaa Her ran. .Minister of the Interior, Senor Megia Al varez. The policy of the new administration will he to institute reforms demanded by) the country. A Fatal Surprise LANSING, Mich., Nov. 11.—Private Rob <•!•> Thornburn, of Company F, Thirty-first Michigan Volunteers, came home today on o furlough, unannounced, thinking to give his mother a happy surprise. When he rang the doorbell of bis mother's residence it was answered by her in person. She was so overcome at seeing him that she sank to the floor and in a moment was dead from heart disease. A Fatal Fire HANOVER, Mass.. Nov. 11.—Kirn in the gem ral stove of 0. A. Steams today was followed by a terrific explosion, which Mew out the 6ides of the building, killing four men. Over a dozen were injured. THE CAT ISLAND WRECK PROVES TO BE THE SPANISH CRUISER IS CONSIDERED A DERELICT By This Time Has Been Seized by the British Admiralty Authorities From Nassau Associated Press Special Wire NASSAU, N. P., Nov. 11.—Wreckers have brought stores from the stranded vessel off Cat Island which establishes beyond a doubt that she is the .Maria Teresa. As the vessel is looked upon as being a derelict, tbe wreck ers claim the right-to seize the stores which can be saved. They report that the water is up to her between decks, that she has a list to starboard which side is damaged, and that she is dismantled. The vessel lies be tween two reefs, on v smooth bottom, and has her anchor out. The British admiralty authorities here are going lo take possession of the Maria Teresa as a de-relict. The American consul has pro tested against this course, claiming every thing, less the salvage. The steamer Antilla is leaving here for Cat island with customs officers and police on board. Opinions differ as lo the chance of saving the cruiser. Although she has been aground since Thursday, the Maria Teresa rests in an easy position and the weather is mod erate. The Legal Tangle WASHINGTON, Nov. 11.—The officials at the Navy Department were interested in the news troui Nassau identifying clearly the Steamship lying off Cat island as the Maria Teresa, 'the legal status ot the vessel has been considered a curiosity and in the opinion of tbe department the title oi the United States to her is unimpaired, notwith standing that it was necessary to abandon her lor a tune. There may be some quest ion involved as to the payment of salvage to the Bahamas fishermen, but that depends in a large measure on what they have done, ll they have simply been looting the vessel, then not only are they not entitled to sal vage, but the goods stolen uiay be recovered. On the other hand, ii it. was tiie fishermen who anchored the ship in smooth water, and if they made any endeavor to bring her in probably they would have a good claim for salvage. The vessel, however, is not sub ject to detention on this account, inter national law exempting national vessels from seizure on any shore in time of peace. In such case the salvors might, after allowing the vessel to proceed, present their claim to the government of the United States through the diplomatic representatives of the Brit ish government. From the account received it is feared that the damage to the vessel sustained through the storm and the prob able pounding upon the coral reefs, outlin ing Cat Island, added to the wounds received by the ship in action when she was sunk or iginally are sufficient to render her entirely valueless. Nothing but an experts' exami nation can determine this point, but as the Merritt experts arc already on their way to Cat Island, that question will soon be de cided. Tbe Navy Department has decided that a court of inquiry shall be held to determine whether the abandonment of the Teresa at sea was justifiable, and if not, who was re sponsible. The detail of the court has not yet been announced, nor indeed has the court been formally appointed, for it cannot take the testimony necessary to elicit the facts until the wreckers who have gone to Cat Island return with an account of the condi tions they found aboard the Teresa. The I report that the water in the hull was up be tween decks, taken in connection with the fact that the vessel was rolling when aban doned, is believed to make out a very favor able case for the people aboard the Teresa, unless it is shown that this volume of water was admitted through injuries sustained on the reef aftoi' the vessel was abandoned. CUBAN TOREADORS Fear Their Profession Will Fail to Yield Profit NEW YOKK. Nov. H. —A dispatch to the World from Washington says: At a recent meeting of the professional bullfighters in Havana it was determined to forward to President McKinley a petition that after the beginning of the American control thci>- be no legal -up* taken to pre vent them from carrying on their amuse ment. The bullfighters declare that their livelihood depends upon their ability to con tinue in their chosen profession and that it would be a sore disappointment to the peo ple of Havana if their chief entertainment was forbidden. The gladiators will state that General T.cc .during hi- residence in Cuba never missed !nn opportunity to witness a light. They also i declare that all Americans who have wit nessed a bullfight are greatly pleased with | the performance. A Murderous Lodger LONDON, Nov. 11.—A homeless Polo named Schneider, who was given a night's J lodging in a North London bakehouse, mur dered the baker's assistant, throwing him inside the oven. The baker, alarmed by the stench of the burning body, descended to the bakehouse and Schneider tried to mur der him also, clubbing him over the head! and stabbing him in the chest. The shrieks! of the baker brought the police and Schnei der was overpowered. The bakehouse was splashed with blood and strewn with tufts oi hair. The charred I body of the baker's assistant was found in the oven. His skull hud been smashed with a hatchet. Pensions and Postal WASHINGTON, Nov. 11.—Pensions were granted to Californmns yesterday as follows: Original, William H. Savage, Stockton, 12; Isaac H. Stackler, Los Angeles. $8j Cassms B. Hunna, Santa Rosa, SSB add itional, Frank Wentzel, Oakland, $6 to sl2; increase, Thomas Sharman, Pasadena, Sf, to SI2. The sites of the following postofficea in California were ordered changed: flans Humboldt county; Maple Creek, Orinda, Contra Costa county, A Revengeful Chinaman PENDLETON, Ore., Nov. 11.—Last night at about 0 o'clock, Miss May Wallace, a teacher at the Pendleton Academy, was shot and probably fatally wounded "at. her home in this city. The bullet was fired from the outside through a window while Miss Wallace was standing by a table in her room sewing. Coon, a young Chinese, whom Mis* Wallace expelled from the class is suspected of the crime. A Multiple Murder SCOTTSBURG, Ind.. Nov. 11.—A tele gram received by F. McClelland of this city, early this inarning from Glasgow, Ky., states that last night his brother-in-law, liobert Brown, shot arid killed his father, Louis McClelland, his mother nnd sister, Bertha, and dangerously wounded his brother. The tragedy was the result of fam ily troubles. An Anarchist Anniversary CHICAGO, Nov. 11.—Memorial services were conducted today over the graves of the Haymarkel anarchists who were hanged eleven years ago. Several hundred people visited WaJdheim Cemetery, sang songs and decorated with flowers the graves of Spies, Fischer, Parsons, Lingg and Engel. , AMUSBMBNTS Angeles Theater V* a BARGAIN MATINEE TODAY AT 2:10 P. M. ~ Matines PRICKS, 26 end 60 cents—Last Performance Tonight SYDNEY GRUNDY'S 0//.'~* *J The Great Sex MASTERPIECE XjOWlitfj ZflO U/inCl Against Sex Drama Seati now on salo. Prices, 250, 600, 79c, $1.00; matinee prlees, 26c and 630. Telephone Main 70. £Os Angeles Theater WOOD ii».2: a wIAn ' Four Nights and Wednesday Mat.. Commencing Sunder Kre, Not. 13b . Sam VC. fffotfe defined Vaudevilles . . TRAVEt.LB Conjuror, Juggler | PROF. MARTIN And his Eduoated Doge ALHAZZARD, America's PromlerVentrtloqulat JOHN DEI.MOKE Nogro Impersonator BED. and DALTON Herman Comedians | BADGER and WALTON..Coraedy Musical Aot Prices 10«, 25c and We Matinee prloei li)c and tttn Boelety Vaudeville Theater. MATINEE TODAY—Any seat 260. CjrpneUm Children 10c Gallery 100. v ROSSOW MIDGETS and CHARLIE ROSSOW Wonderful Little People. The Smallest Character Chanac Artist on Earth. MISS MAUD COURTNEY EDWARD F. REYNARD New nnd Old Hong Favorites. The Noted English Ventriloquist, MISS MARY NORMAN BARRY and FELIX i.hm week of tho Celebrated Caricaturist. America's Best Comedy Duo. LOUIS M. GRANAT FLOOD BROTHERS Tho World.. Greatest Unlqne Whistler. The Great American Comedy Acrobats PRICES NEVER CHANGING—Bveni ngs, reserved scats, 260 and 60c; gallery, 100. Regular matinees Wednesday, Balurday and Sunday. Tel. main 14*7. I nnl*hnnk PRICKS, 15c, 26c, Soc, 60c. C. A. SHAW, UUrOailH l.oge Seats 76c. llox seats, il. Lessee. .jaj . /J HOUBKB CROWDED NIGHTLY Srau s Opera . f > ' Company j and Tonight Oa/cf MONDAY FRA DIAVOLO Simpson Auditorium hope SvSffil Uoniyht and /Vfatinaa TJomorrow 2:30 97fr. 9/fax Jfceinrich, fflfrs, Jftetnrioh The greatest interpreters of ballads in America, Mr. Heinrich ranks even above George Henschel, and as a master of Schubert and Schubert songs is without an equal In the world. Sale of Seats at Fitzgerald's. ZPrices SOe 75ejtnd £/. OQ ! Agricultural Park tt^knena . f/» . Continuous Coursing Bunday, Nov. 13. sjfareS and •JtOUnt/S commencing at 10:80 a m 32-DOG OPEN STAKE. SISO—PURSE—*ISO .lOIIN ti HACK. .IR., of Sun Krnnvlneo, will Officiate ac Judge Admission, 2,"i cents. Ladles free (including grand stand). Music by Seventh Regiment lijno. Take Maim street ears. Lunch und refreshments servedthroughout the day. 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For lull information, lllunratat : pamphlet* and rates, apply to ; [Tel Main 36.] • _ /V „.,„_., »»» South Spring Street, Manning Company, Lo , Ana-eies. Qatiforma J&mitect • VIA SANTA FE ROUTE. Leaves Los Angeles 1:20 p. m., MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, SATURDAYS. Arrives Kansas City Bp. m. I (54 Hours) Arrives Chicago 8:15 a.m. (<>s hours). Arrives New York l:Jo p. m. (93 ! hours) THE FASTEST REGULAR TRAIN EVER RUN ACROSS THE CONTINENT. Equipment* Speed and Safety Arc what induce bum new or pleasura trarolers locally and to fie east to use ttii various routes ol the ■ ■ r> f7s /% Lqi Aogelei Ticket Office, 229 8. Spring St. OOUfAOM Cso. ABOUT THE STATE Three cottages belonging to P. A. Dono van at San Jose were binned last night. Loss £10(10, partially insured. Clayton J'icUersgill, the new consul gen eral of (ireat Britain to ISan Francisco, has . arrived and will soon take charge of bis office. He has bad considerable diplomatic experience, having been eight years in Mad agascar and lor the lasc four years at St. Paul (le Loanda on the Congo river in Africa. Jesse K. Prick, ex-president of the First National bank of Arlington, Or., but now la resident of Trinity county in this state, . filed in the United States district) court a I voluntary petition in bankruptcy. His debts amount to 1136,000. The bank failed some time ago and his insolvency is as its ' president. | Arthur Bob of Vullejo committed suicide I yesterday by shooting himself through the I head, lie stepped up to .Miss Lena Stahl in I the office of Piper, Aden & Co. aud said, i "Look." As the young lady turned iier head he drew a pistol and discharged its contents into his brain, dying within an hour. Over-indulgence in liquor is supposed to have caused the tragedy. Wreckers working on the river steamer J. D. Peters, now lying on the beach at Sausalito, succeeded In partially raising the i vessel yesterday and she was towed one half mile farther up the beach. An effort will be made to tow her to San Francisco today. A great deal of her cargo was re moved and the bodies of four more-Chinese, | making ten in all, were reeevored. It is supposed that more bodies are still hidden in the hold. Private James N. Menders, who was ac quitted in an Oakland court on the charge of murdering Corporal Jonas Ury of tbe Eighth regiment, was arraigned yesterday before a general court martial at the Pre sidio. He pleaded not guilty to charges of assault with intent to kill and of conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline. Several witnesses were exam ined and tho case went over until tomor row. Ah Len, a notorious highbinder, sen tenced from Los Angeles for a termn of ten years for murder, was released from San Quentin yesterday, having served the sen tence imposed. As the gates of freedom opened for the Chinese, Deputy United States Marshal Gallagher placed Len under arrest. He will be deported on the next steamer for China. Ah Len is known as the king of highbinders, being credited with having murdered six of his countrymen. The San Francisco Chronicle says: A deal has been completed by which the stock of the San Francisco and North Pacific rail way passes into the hands of President A. W. Foster and George A. Newhall, who, it is said, represent the California Northwest em R, X., which recently leased the North Pacific line for a termn of twenty years. L ; nder the new arrangement, it is .said, there will be no changes in the management of the road, but that its lease to the new California Northwestern line may lead to better connections with the proposed road into the timber belt of Mendocino county. Danish Minister Dead COPENHAGEN, Nov. 11.—M. Bille, for merly Danish minister at Washington, la dead. To Cure a Cold in One Day Take Laxative isromo Quinine Tablets. All druggists refund the money if it falls to cure. 2T>c. The genuine has L. 11. Q. on each tablet. TELEGRAPH NEWS INDEX Brigadier General Whittier, col lector of customs at Manila, reports on the conditions and resources of the j islands; vast resources are there ready .for the Anglo-Saxon to come and de velop them. j Paymaster Stewart report* on the ! good work done by the navy pay de partment during the war with Spain, The Cat island wreck proves to be the Maria Teresa, and the ship ha* been seized as a derelict by the British admiralty authorities from Nassau. National W. C. T. U. .convention is called to order at.St. Paul. The results of Tuesday's election make McKinley more determined to annex the Philippines and to refuse to pay Spain except for permanent im provements. Saturday's session of the peace com mission postponed until Monday. Congressional Candidate Tolbert gives his version of the race rioting in South Carolina, asserting that the dead white man was killed by shots fired by his friends. Cuban assemblymen are penniless and hungry. Republicans now claim a majority of thirteen in the next house of repre sentatives; Democratic managers are waiting for more returns before mak ing claims. A Fatal wreck on the Lehigh Valley railroad caused by autumn leaves piled on tbe trackj which, clogged th* brakes.