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HARRY IS CONVICTED Hayward Found Guilty of the Murder of Miss Ging. DEATH IS THE PENALTY. Gloomy Jurors Who Only Did What Their Plain Duty Demanded. PROTECTING THE PRISONER. Police Prevent an Angry Mob From Doing Violence to the Doomed Man. MiNNK\mLiP, Match B.— "ln two hours I will be a free man." Thus said Harry Hayward to-day, and in less than three hours a jury of his peers gave the lie to his words, and placed its seal Upon the word "guilty." With the same immovable stolidity with which he has watched the trial of his case, the prisoner received the verdict of the jury. There was not a shadow of a change in color, not the relaxation of a single muscle, no visible collapse or sign of any emotion ; ever the same cynical and sneer ing indifference. According to the statutes of the State of Minnesota, only one fate can await Harry Hayward — to be hanged by the neck until he is dead. Neither the jury nor the Judge could alter the sentence, no matter how strongly in clined they might be toward leniency. For murder in the nrst degree the law pro vides only one penalty. Judge and jury alike are but the agents of the State for the execution of that law. At the reqiiest of counsel for the defense, the pronouncing of the sentence was de ferred until next Monday morning, but the verdict of the jury has made the sen tence of Harry Hayward as certain as though the Judge had already an nounced it. The jurymen looked stern and sad, and Hayward knew his fate before a word was spoken. No spectators were admitted. The only persons present when the ver dict was handed In were police officers, two Sheriffs, Deputy Sheriffs and report ers, besides the Judge and the clerks. Outside, a howling, anxious mob awaited the news, and awaited it with ghoulish im patience. When Judge Smith arrived he issued strict orders to admit no one, and the in junction was religiously observed. Kobler, the County Clerk, asked in a tremulous voice whether the jury had agreed upon a verdict, and Neil McNeil, the foreman, stood up. His face was ghastly in its color and there was not a man an the jury un affected by the intense gravity of the situa tion. Timberlake's dark eyes shone like sloes from his ashen visage, and even the farmer members were visibly horrified with the stern duty devolving on them. ••■We have agreed," said McNeil in a voice that was scarcely audible, and a folded piece of paper that meant life or death to the accused was handed to the clerk. Judge Smith looked over the document tirst and returned it to Deputy Clerk Kobler. "We, the jury, find the prisoner guilty," he read. Every eye was turned toward the condemned man. There was nothing in his face to indicate that he had heard a word of it. He threw his head back a? the word "guilty was pronounced, but it was only to adjust his collar-band. He did not change color by a single shade. Twice he coughed — that strange, bard, metallic cough that has been heard so often in the last few weeks. Then looking around at the crowd he raised his eyebrows inquir ingly, as though to ask, "What next?" During the polling of the jury he lis tened with evident interest to the answers, though what they might be could signify nothing to him. The expression on his face was one of indignation rather than any other sentiment. Judge Smith then voiced his thanks to the jury for their labor? in connection with the case. When the court announced that sentence would be deferred until Monday morning Hayward was evidently pleased. He expressed the opinion while being re moved from the courtroom that the ver dict was an outrage and that he was a long way from the hangman yet. Albert Hall, the Assistant County Attor ney, received the verdict in a manner that said as plainly as words, "I knew it." When he arose to move an immediate sen tence, Hayward half laughed and then glowered at the State's lawyer in an en raged manner. He feels a keen dislike for Hall on account of certain early indict ments in the case, and has lost no oppor tunity to make this plain. At 2:45 P. m. Hayward was taken down stairs and led back to jail under a strong police guard. In the belief that trouble might occur if the verdict exonerated Hay ward, a force of determined officers had been detailed to duty at the courtroom and vicinity. An immense crowd awaited the prisoner'? coming. He grinned at the mob as it pushed forward over tne pavement toward him, and it is doubtful whether Harry Hayward would have regretted an opportunity to mix matters with some of the noisiest. He was taken across the street on a dog trot with thefyelline multi tude at his heels. "Good-by, Harry, old boy," cried one of the men at the top of his voice. "You're a dead duck." "Not yet." said Hayward loud enongh to be heard in a radius of twenty feet. ''Not quite a dead duck yet." Matters looked threatening for a time. The officers massed around their prisoner determinedly, and there would have been serious trouble had any effort been made to attack. The entrance to the jail was at last reached, and a side dodge sent a dozen members of the crowd thing in different directions. Whatever the demonstration may have meant it resulted in nothing. Hayward was safely lodged in his cell. In the courtroom, after the jurors were discharged, dozens of friends crowded around the men and there was an old fashioned reunion. No restriction re mained on the jury and they were willing to tell about their deliberations from the moment of retiring. It was learned that on the first vote taken a unanimous verdict of guilty was reached. This vote was not taken until after dinner. There was not a shadow of dispute as to what the verdict should be. It took but a moment to clear the courtroom. After announcing that sentence would be deferred until Monday morning Judge Smur left the bench. The jurymen were conducted to the clerk's office where they west paid there fees for seven weeks' ser vice and then returned to the hotel. Sam uel Dyer, whose illness came near com pelling a new trial in the case, will not be taken home until to-morrow morning. During the last few days he had taken a turn for the better and his condition is not as serious as it was thought it would be. On the advice of his physicians, however, he will be compiled to remain in bed for at least a month. At the request of the attorneys for the defense none of the prisoner's relatives were in the room when the verdict was read. Mr. and Mrs. Hayward, the pris oner's parents, were prostrated at the end of the morning session. All through the progress of the case they have stood the strain well, but the nearness of the end was too much for them to contemplate. Adry Hayward has not been in court for the last week. He has been at various places in the city, still in the company of a Deputy Sheriff, but he avoided the vicinity of the courtroom. For two hours after the verdict had been announced a crowd of people remained discussing the case on the sidewalks and in the roads about the courthouse and jail. The unanimous opinion seemed to be that the verdict was a just one and that truth had prevailed. It is understood that the indisposition of Mr. Erwin is really serious. After the dose of his address this morning he col lapsed, and for two hours was almost un able to see. Recovering to some extent, he at once left for St. Paul. A messenger was in the courtroom with instructions to hurry to the Ozark as soon as a verdict was given. He left as soon as the wora "guilty" had fallen from the lips of the clerk. Hayward made a motion as though he would intercept the boy, but he was not quick enough; the news had sped. In an incredible short space of time, almost a matter of seconds after the result was announced, a wild yell from the street told that it was already the property of the multitude. Among the people congregated outside the courthouse were several hundred women, and the feeling among them seemed to be fully as hostile as that of the men. To illustrate the consummate nerve and nonchalance of the accused, after he had been taken to the jail, following the retire ment of the jury, he turned to Siries, one of the officers, with the remark: "Let's play a game of cards on the result," to which the reply was made by one of the deputies: "I'll come in there and play, Harry, if you'll promise not to notice me." AKGVMEXT AM> CHARGE. Closing Scenes in Court Before the Jury Uetired. Minneapolis, March B.— Court opened an hour earlier than usual to-day to give Mr. Erwin time to close his argument for the defense in the Hayward case, which had already lasted two days. Erwin began by pointing out that the loan Harry Hayward had made to Miss Ging had not Wen at tacked in the evidence except by the word of Claus Blixt. The validity of this loan was the citadel of the defense. It was evident that had the police machine been properly set in motion the mystery surrounding Miss Ging'fl behavior would have been solved and in a manner consist ent with the noble character of the girl. At the same lime it would have relieved this "innocent man from the chain under which he now rests." Erwin then devoted himself to the alibi and claimed that all of Harry's time when he was involved by Blixt's testimony had been satisfactorily accounted for. In clos ing he said this was the most monstrous persecution in history, and continued : "If you are, in obedience to the pressure brought on you, to tear down all the rules of law; if fanaticism and the monstrosity of this alliance between the perjurer and the murderer are to influence you, then tell your artisans to remove from all our domes the statue of Justice. Tell them to put in her place a figure of the Hag of Hell. Take down your flag, the nag of your re public, the red and white and blue. Take it down, the old flag of freedom, and bid your officers roar in its place that polished, black fac« of hellish perjury. You, gentle men of the jury, you are in the hands of God ; no power can mar or overthrow your verdict. Beware that you do not betray the conscience of the nation." It took Judge Seagrave Smith forty min utes to read his charge to the jury. He de clared that the verdict must be guilty as charged or not guilty. If the defendant was guilty it was premeditated. The Judge intimated that there could be no verdict of guilty less than murder in the first degree. He then explained the reasonable doubt theory at great length. He continued : "To what extent the defense has dis credited Blixt's testimony is for you gentle men to say. They say his testimony was conflicting, and you have a right to take into consideration the condition of Blixt's mind that night. It is necessary for you to be satisfied that Blixt killed Miss Ging. Second, that Hayward incited the crime. "If, when you retire, you are satisfied that Blixt killed the girl you may pro ceed; if not, do not consider the verdict further. But if Harry did incite, as charged, your verdict will be guilty. The State is not relying on circumstantial evi dence, but has the positive testimony-of Blixt that he killed Miss Gine;, and the positive statement of Adry Hayward a few days before the murder that Harry said he was going to kill her. This testimony is also supported, as it must be, by much circumstantial evidence. You must decide how far this evidence is worthy of credence and how far it is corroborative. The testi mony of an accomplice must be accepted with extreme care." American enterprise in Mexico is gaining ground. The demand from there for Dr. Price's Baking Powder increases daily. REFUSED SEPARATE RECEIVERS. Judge CaldiceWa Jtuling as to the Colo rado Midland. St. Lor is, March B.— ln chambers to-day Judge Caldwell of the United Suites Cir cuit Conrt gave an informal hearing to the attorneys of the Central Trust Company, representing the first mortgage bond holders of the Colorado Midland Railroad. They tiled a motion asking for the appoint ment of separate receivers for the Colorado Midland, but Judge Caldwell refused to entertain it. He said that he did not pro pose to hear the application of the Colo rado Midland, St. Louis and San Fran cisco, Atlantic and Pacific, or other auxil iary lines composing the Atchison system for separate receivers until the reorganiza tion committee of the Atchison had a reasonable length of time in which to form their plan. Judge Caldwell added that if after this plan had been submitted its provisions were not satisfactory to any of the auxiliary lines then applications "for separate receivers would be in order, and not until then. The Atchison receivers were not present, being represented by George R. Peck, the general solicitor, of Chicago. Jfi utters of Cheat Game*. Xew York. March B.— The results of the fifth and sixth games of the London chess match, together with the scores of these games, have arrived in the city. AsTeich mann had won four games to Meise's one, and one game drawn, he wins the match. THE SAN FRAXCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 1895. CRUSHED ON A PIER Destruction of the Big Packet Steamer Longfellow. SEVEN PERSONS PERISH. Thrilling Disaster on the Treacherous Ohio River. HURLED ON BY CURRENTS. in Five Minutes the Magnificent Passenger-Boat Was Ground to Splinters. Cincinnati, March 9. — Dead: David Al drich, Koine, N. V.; J. M. Carter, New port, Ky.. cierk; Augustus Chauvot, New Orleans, barkeeper; James Miller, Cincin nati, colored porter; unknown young woman; W. J. Aull, Dayton, Ohio, body recovered and at the morgue; Mrs. W. J. Aull, Dayton, Ohio, certainly lost, body not recovered. This is the death list so far as known from to-day's river disaster, in which the magnificent New Orleans steamer Long fellow was crushed on a bridge pier and sunk in less than live minutes. Unfortunately the complete list may never be known. All the records of the steamer were lost with it and no passenger list is ever left ashore. For hours there were rumors of the loss of an invalid young woman from New York, accompanied by a female physician, but the constant asser tion of the officers of the steamer that all the passengers were rescued except Mr. Aldrich and the statement of passengers that there was no panic or wild rushing for safety led to the hope that the rumor was groundless. Later in the afternoon, in a portion of the wreckage which had been landed some distance below the city, the body of a young woman was found. She was wear ing a satin night dress and a black skirt was about her form as if she had been in the act of dressing. A small satchel was in her hand, but it contained nothing to identify her. The accident was one of peculiar horror. It was daylight, the fog hod disappeared, and the great steamer, fearful of the peril of passing the bridge piers, had been. given the assistance of the powerful towboat Hercules Carroll. When almost upon the pier the pilot found himself confronted with an alarming condition. The powerful cross-currents, which no human foresight could have located, caught the long steamer like a toy and turned the boat away from the course he had given it. At the same time the smoke from the lower chimneys, which had been let down to allow the boat to pass under the bridges, was wholly obscuring the vision. The Hercules Carroll's pilot, being located almost behind the great steamer, was also unable to see the boat's position, and more likely it was not strong enough to turn its course against the treacherous current. And so the fated Longfellow was carried like a helpless thing against the pier and crushed into a wreck. So quick was the work of destruction that in five minutes not a vestige of the steamer was visible ex cept bits of the wreckage. The carpenter had time to go into the hold with a lan- tern, whence he hurriedly returned with the report that nothing: could save the Longfellow from immediate sinking. RAN INTO AN OPEN SWITCH. Fatal Wreck on the Southern Railway Express Train. The Switch Had Been Turned and Nailed Down by Un known Persons. Atlanta, Ga., March B.— The Southern Railway Express, which left Atlanta last night at 11 o'clock for Brunswick, ran into an open switch at Scotland this morning at 5:20 and was completely wrecked. The switch had been turned and nailed down by unknown parties. Engineer Moore saw it, reversed his engine and ap plied the air-brakes. The express struck a freight-car on the siding and turned two Pullman sleepers over on their sides and tore up the tracks for a hundred yards. Mrs. C. H. Guber of Pickens, Miss., and her baby were instantly killed. H. D. Hoffer and wife of Elyria, Ohio, were slightly hnrt. Roland Reed and company were on board, bound for Jacksonville. Mr. Reed, Miss Isadore Rush, his leading lady, and Mr?. Mary Michaels were in jured, but not seriously. Tiail-Afotiey Jlakerg Caught. St. Joseph, Mo., March B.— United States Marshal Smith and a force of deputies to day captured Joseph Tribble, Edward Frieburg and John Reinhart, all well known and prominent residents of Forbes, a town eighteen miles from here, and a full set of counterfeiters' tools, including moldy, and nearly half a peck of spurious silver dollars. The dollars purport to be of the issue of 1893 and are of such good quality that it is almost impossible to detect them from the genuine. Tribble made a full confession, and other confederates will be arrested to night. For some months the counties north of here have been Hooded with spurious dol lars, and the Government's detectives had been unable to locate the den. A fmall quantity of Dr. Price's Baking Powder makes the biscuits better than double the quantity of low grade powders. BLEEDING HEARTS The Club That Played the Fascinating Game in the Kegistrar's Office Disrupted by a Quarrel. The hand of affliction has fallen upon the Hearts Club, and the lonesome latter days of that unique organization stagger on under a crushing weight of gloom. The club is composed of the men who watch the ballots in the Registrar's office and must continue to watch them until the Legislature adjourns and the people feel that a hand has been withdrawn from their pockets. It was organized shortly after election and is composed of Joe Keat ing, D. Q. Troy, Mr. Silver. Thomas Burke Billy Jordan, Mr. Cass, Mr. Le Clair and Mr. Slattery. Policeman Mangan, related to ex-Chiet Martin Burke, is on duty at the oftice and was elected a silent member of the club ere discord blighted its joy and malice camped on its hearthstone. Night after night the members played hearts for ten cents a corner, and when Mr. Hinton was appointed Registrar, and dropped in one evening to see how his faithful assistants were getting along they invited him to take a hand, saying that they were playing just for fun, arid to keep from sleeping. Mr. Hinton, whose igno rance of sin is comprehensive took a hand, and after a time departed satisfied that the genial young gentlemen would never think of gambling in the sacred precincts of his oflice, and Policeman Mangan, true to his obligation as the silent member, did not enlighten him. Several nights passed, and the Regis trar's visit was almost forgotten, when the unpleasant event referred to in the forego ing cast its shadow over the organization. Mr. Keating and Mr. Troy quarreled over the game and made unfeeling remarks about each other and threatened to do great bodily injury the one unto the other and had a longing" that was akin to pain to print obituary notices about each other. Mr. Jordan offered to make peace or referee the light, but his advances were treated with contumely and scorn and he was urged to solicit an introduction to himself. The deadly breach could not be bridged and now trie club is in the throes of dissolution. Worse than all the Regis trar has heard of the quarrel and of the 10-cent a corner game and threatens to ap }>oint himself a Lexow Committee with power to act. IROQUOIS AND THE CHARTER. THE WARRIORS IN REGULAR SES SION Discuss Its Pro visions. • M. M. Foote Pays His Respects to the California Legislature. The members of the Iroquois Club who met last night to discuss the provisions of the new charter found they had mapped out entirely too much work for one evening, and adjourned after considering article II of that document, which relates to the legislative department of the city govern ment. A brief synopsis by A. D. Lemon presented concisely the subject-matter of the article. Mr. Lemon thought that the advantages to be gained from article II alone were suffi cient to justify the people in accepting the charter even though it might be objection able in some other particulars. The pre vention of the grant of an exclusive fran chise on any of the streets wuuld cut off the power of any monopoly to own the city. The curse of the municipality had been a greedy monopoly whose grasp upon the city it had been impossible to break. If the city should own its own water works it would benefit as had Eastern cities such as Baltimore and Cleveland, where the water rate for servio- for which San Franciscans pay $2 was only 50 cents. A. D. Meisegaes opposed the charter. It had many novel features, most of which were good, but many of them were already covered by the State law. If any change was advisable, such as the prevention of exclusive franchises, it could be covered by a general law to be passed by the Legisla ture. The good points of the charter were expected to cover its many infamies, as the sugar coating makes many a bitter pill palatable. The reference to the Legislature brought M. M. Foote to his feet in an instant. "I know the California Legislature," he said, •and hell cannot improve on it. If you do not do something now you might as well go to the devil as to the legislature for re lief. .._ "What ha* the Legislature done? Passed a bill to prevent worthless men from smok ing cigarettes, forbidden ladies to wear hats at the theater, and attempted to pass a bill prohibiting men from tampering with ladies' underwear! If there is any thing commendable in this charter let us have it. If not, kill it — but for God's sake do not go to the Legislature !" Wesley Reed opposed invoking legisla tive interference. The great principle of Democracy was home rule, ana the great evils from which ihe city now suffers were the result of legislative interference in municipal matters. The new charter was the best ever proposed. It was directly in line with municipal reform all over" the United States, and was the nearest ap proach to the Brooklyn charter ever <mb mitted to tne people of any city in Califor nia. The section under* discussion was absolutely flawless, for its provisions coin cided with the Jeffersonian idea of what a legislative body should properly be. Mr. Meisegaes retorted that the new charter made of the Mayor a boss of the old Tweed type. Patrick Lynch took up the cudgels in defense of the charter. He favored'water works owned by the city. The present charter was valueless and He wanted a new i one. Under existing conditions we were ruled by a man who was a Police Commis sioner yesterday and a political boss to day, and an all-powerful Mayor would be no worse at any rate. The discussion of the advisability of en dowing the Mayor with such great power as is proposed by the new charter wilfcome up next Friday. Hawaii as a republic is flourishing. Dr. Price's Baking Powder is largely used in Hawaii. Wonders of Electricity. It is said that if man thoroughly com prehended the powers and possibilities of electricity, he might almost hope to be come immortal. Electricity gathers, forms and crystallizes the elements of life. It also furnishes the material upon which much of our life depends. It can be used to destroy disease germ?, and remove in jurious ingredients of all sorts. Among its latest uses is that of cleansing or clarifying the syrup prepared for sugar-making. A certain voltage evaporates the water in the syrup, and clears it better than any known chemical substance. The sugar factories are adopting it, and in due course of time this will be the approved process. Passing an electric current through a solution of salt forms caustic soda and muriatic acid. Electricity ia a more powerful agent in separating chemical elements than any now in use, and has the added advantage of not intro ducing a new compound in the work. Heat from an electric furnace surpasses that obtained from coal. It is clean, man ageable, and will some day be so economi cal that it will supersede all other means of heating. As an illuminating agent it is successful beyond the wildest dreams of its inventors. Electricity enters into almost all of the processes of'human existence. It is scarcely too much to say that our heat ing, lighting, transportation, chemical labatories and food products will, within a few years, be entirely revolutionized by this new power. A quarter of a century ago such a thing as running a machine by electricity was unknown. >ow over $900, --000,000 are invested in machinery of this sort. Truly the possibilities of the electric current have just begun to dawn upon us. —New York Ledger. George Vanderbilt's Bens. There doubtless are people in the world who would envy the hens on George T";m derbilt's estate at Bar Harbor this winter. These aristocratic biddies live in a palatial residence heated with hot water. Their floor is washed once a week. They have the choicest grains for food, and lettuce is grown in a hothouse for their especial de lectation. They have responded with a liberal supply of eggs all winter, and the incubators are turning out the broilers that will be very satisfying to the Vander bilt appetite this spring. — Lewiston Jour nal. PUHHUH Pains, A3thm*tic and all Throat affec tions are soon relieved by that certain remedy for Coujhs acd Colds, Dr. Jayne'B Expectosant. BOTH ON THEIR FEET So the Fight Between Griffo and Dime Was a Draw. EIGHT VERY HOT ROUNDS All the Points Seemed to Be in the Australian's Favor. PUNISHED HIS OPPONENT. Each Fought Hard to Win the American Feather-Weight Championship. Boston-, March B.— At Music Hall to night in the presence of 3500 people, Young Griffo, the famous Australian feather weight, and Jimmy Dime of Amsterdam, N. V., for the D-55-pound championship of America, fought eight rounds under rules which required the battle to be declared a draw if each man was on his feet at the close of the eighth round. As the condi tions were fulfilled honors were even, al though throughout the contest Griffo showed his superiority, leading and land ing when and where he pleased. Dime, considering the punishment he received in the face and breast, made a clever showing. He seemed slightly overtrained. Round 1 — Griffo landed his right on Dime's jugular and got two right-hand punches in return. Dime lead twice, but missed. Griffo made several clever stops and the round closed in his favor. Round 2 — Dime landed short twice, and got a swift left from Griffo on the neck. Both led, Dime landing lightly on the jaw. Griffo landed twice on Dime's face. Round 3 — Grifio led, and a clinch fol lowed. On Griffo's lead Dime ducked and fell. Griffo then got in twice with his right and again with his left on the heart, nearly knocking his opponent down. Dime planted a straight left on Griffo's ear, which Griffo returned. In-fighting closed the round. Round 4— Griffo led and landed lightly. Dime led three times and missed. Griffo let out with his left and nearly floored Dime with a blow on the jaw. Dime led and missed. He repeated the same tactics several times with the same results. Round s—Dime5 — Dime landed on Griffo's heart and got two severe punches on the ear. Dime led, Griffo landing both right and left. Dime rallied and got in two punches on Griffo's breast. Griffo landed twice. Dime looked sick. Round 6— Dime opened with his left and missed twice. Dime got in on a recovery and Griffo replied with three quick left hand punches, landiug each time on Dime's mouth, and following up this with three others. Dime sat down groggy. Round 7 — Griffo led with the right for the wind and followed with the left on the mouth. Dime got in a right upper-cut swung his left and missed. They sparrec for wind until the close of the round with Griffo smiling. Round B—The8 — The last round opened with Dime leading for Griffo's wind, in which he got a terrilic smash on the jaw. Griffo dodged a left-hander and got caught with the right. Dime led again, but missed, and was nearly floored by a left-hand punch in the jaw. Dim-e got in two right-handera on Griffo's head ju^t as the gong sounded. referee. TACHTEACKS A.T CA yy ES. The Sainot Martial Defeats the Uakotah Very Easily. Caj.'xep, March 8. — At the request of the Prince of Wales the postponed race for Ogden Goelet and James Gordon Bennett Challenge Cup No. 1, now held by the Britannia, was again postponed to-day until Wednesday next to enable the Ailsa to get a new topmast and make other alterations. The great event of to-day was a special match between Henry Allen's American yacht Dakotah and Cointe de Rochechou art's Sainot Martial. The Sainot Martial beat the Dakotah 1 mm. 55 sec. Lord'Wol vcrton's Doushk won Lady "Wolverton's prize, Bravo second, Fay third. In the final race for the Richard Wins low cup there was considerable confusion among the racers. The Countess sailed over a long course, the Delagnah, the win ner of the first heat on Monday, over a short course. Both claim to have won. O-V THE WIXTER TRACKS. Winners of Running Events at Act» ©r- '"mi and Madison. New Orleans, March B.— Weather fine, track heavy. Six furlontrs Mi>s Mamie won, Hodg son second, Bill White third. Time, I :2lJi. Seven furlong?, Silver Prince won, Taylor Hayden second, Tenny Jr. third. Time, 1 :37^. One mile, Mote won, Bonnie B second, Tippe canoe third. Time 1:31?£. Six furlongs, .Sylvan won, Dr. Reed second, Guard third. Time, 1:21. Five and a half furlongs, llerkimer won, Princess Kose second, Daniel third. Time, 1:12. ST. Lons, March B.— Results at Madison: Five-eighths of a mile, Piccadilly won, Drew Martin second. Anawan third. Time, 1:09. Nine-sixteenths of a mile, Ivanhoe won, Daddy Reed second, Lemon Blossom tiird. Time, :59. Five-eighths of a milp, Dutch Oven won, Shy Ellen second, Billy Duncan third. Time, 1:07. Nine-sixteenths of a mile, Courtney won, Kd Lahey second, Shi'.oh Third. Time, *59. ;-i.\" furlongs, Half breed ivon, Van Zandt sec ond, Lady Gay third. Time, 1:22. A positive guaranty against ill luck in the kitchen is Dr. Price's Baking Powder. It always acts. Death of Slrkfls, the Inventor. Kansas City, March 8. — Frederick E. Sickels. aged 76 years, the inventor of the Corliss engine, died in his office this after noon from heart disease. Among his many inventions was the Sickels automatic trip steam cutoff, which revolutionized the steam-engine of the world. He was born in Camden, N. J. He was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad. \ • To Be Shot for Cowardice. City of Mexico, March 8. — Lieutenant- Colonel Vosquein was sentenced by the court-martial to be shot for cowardice in the Yaqui campaign. It is claimed that his action caused the death of a number of soldiers. Diversion of Actors. The death of Howell Osborne serves to recall to the minds of the many the curious escapades in which Osborne and Fay Tem pleton engaged in Paris. One night they were so much annoyed by a boozy hack man that they shut him up in his vehicle, and then, mounting the box together, they drove wildly up and down the boulevards. This, however, was> not as exciting as Nat Goodwin's experience. In a moment of exuberance he mounted a horse and gal loped madly down the Cbamps Elysees, fol lowed by an army of infuriated gendarmes. Nat didn't care a cent. He'd have been palloping still if his horse hadn't jumped over the hedge in front of the Tuilenes and landed Nat in a circular bed of fleurs-de-lis. Chicago Herald. _ ABOUT TIDAL WAVES. A River Can Produce Them as "Well an Ocean at Times. "Apropos of the Atlantic tidal wave of last Friday," said an ancient mariner, ''an account of one nearer home might be of interest at this time. It isn't necessary to have an ocean of water to produce one of these waves by long odds. Old Lake Michigan could" get up a prime article in that line and show Chicago a few things heretofore unthought of. "All that would be necessary would be an earthquake in the lake, and then there would be from six to ten feet of water here in no time. The story that I started to tell you has an earthquake as the prime cause, a tidal wave as an immediate effect, and a ruined town as the result. R"New Madrid, Mo., was destroyed by the t Hsreat Hiiaki.v as it was called, in the year 1811. The whole Mississippi Valley "was affected. The center of violence was at Little Prairie, near New Madrid. The vibrations were felt over the Ohio Valley as hisjh up as Pittsburg. New Madrid suffered more than any other town on the Mississippi. "At that time Indians were dangerous, and the persons engaged in carrying prod uce in boats to New Orleans kept in com pany for mutual defense. In the middle of the night of December ltJ there was a terrible shock and jarring of the boats so that the crews were all awakened and hur i ried on dt-ck, thinking of an Indian at j tack. The noise and commotion were j dreadful, but soon stopped. "In the morning loud roaring and hissing were heard, and there was a tremendous boiling up of the waters of this Mississippi in huge swells, tossing the boats about so violently that the men were thrown about on the decks. The water of the river changed to a reddish hue, then became j black with mud thrown up from the bottom, while the surface, lashed by the agitation of the earth beneath, was cov ered with foam, which, gathering into masses the size of the barrel, floated along on the trembling surface. "The earth opened in wide fissures, and closing again threw the water, sand and mud in hu>:e jets higher than the tops of the trees. The atmosphere was rilled with a thick vapor of gas. At New Madrid sev « boats were carried by the great waves i the bank of the river just above the n, and were left high and dry a con rable distance from the water. Many boats were wrecked on the snags, while others were sunk on or stranded on the sand bur< and islands. The scene for several days during the repeated shocks were horrible. The sulphurated gases discharged tainted the air. with noxious effluvia and so strongly impregnated the water of the river for 160 miles below that it could hardly be used for any purpose for "New "Madrid, which stood on a bluff twenty feet above the summer floods, sank so low that the next rise covered it to a depth of five feet. The bottoms of several lakes in the vicinity were elevated, and have since been planted with corn. Peo ple lived along the river in those days more than in the country, .-o the big water disturbance did probably more damage than the 'shakes' where there was no water. So you can easily Bee how there can be a tidal wave without an ocean, and that we may have one of our own some day. "When it comes it should be a good one, so those Eastern people will be satisfied we did not manufacture it to get even." — Chi cago Tribune. THE GREEK HOUNDS. Xenophon Furnishes a .Catalogue of Forty-Seven Names for Dogs. As to color Xenophon shares our modern prejudice; he dislikes whole-colored hounds, all black, all tan, all white, and I y>refers the colors mixed. With the proper ', shape, good color, good nose and plenty of ! tongue you can make a good pack and 1 hope to* kill a hare. Breed your puppies j in the spring, is his advice, and do not overfeed them; train them by taking them out in a leash to follow the old hounds on a line of scent, and if you have a spirited ! puppy do not let him go away in view of a i hare, or he will over-exert himself and do himself an injury. Would the reader like a li«t of Greek hound name?? 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