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WAR IN SACRAMENTO
Cyclers Take Up Arms
Against the Police
Hundreds of Wheelmen Par
ticipate in a Deafening
REVENGE OF THE BLTTECOATS.
The City Prison Thronged With
Wheels and Their Luck
SACRAMENTO, Cal., May 17.- War
has been declared between the police au
thorities and the wheelmen of this city,
and the streets are thronged with cyclists
who are expressing their dissatisfaction at
the method which has been followed by
the city authorities in enforcing an ordi
nance which was formulated nearly three
■ years ago, and having never been enforced,
has become almost a dead letter. The or-,
dinance; which was drafted at the request
of the Sacramento wheelmen, contains the
. following clause : . . ".' '• .
; '-.Every person riding** bicycle in any public
street or thoroughfare within tie corporate
Hmits-of the city of Sacramento in the .night
time must have a lamp arid a bell or norn at
. tached' thereto,' and ■ must keep said lamp
liphied, anil must ring said bell or sound said
horn.l oudly and continuously immediately be
fore fe'achin.K and while traversing every pub
lic street crossing; and every- person failing to
do so is guilty -of a misdemeanor. ; • '
•.; On the strength of this ordinance, Which
■ has. never been enforced, a number of per
sons were arrested last night without any
'previous. tVa-ming; and conveyed to the
police station- where they were compelled
to make a. cash deposit to ensure their ap
■'. pearanee in the Police Court this morn
ing.. ..'.• . ■'■.-■•.-" ■ ; . ."■.'-
When their cases were called in the
. latt.gr tribunal they all entered a plea of
guilty and were fined $5. each. This was
deemed an arbitrary proceeding by all
(Sacramento, wheelmen, and as the or
dinance does not specify the size of the
lamp, bell or horn the cyclists have, been
complying with the ordinance this even
ing to the letter, and the consequence is
that the city is a scene of deafening' pan
The streets are thronged with hundreds,
of riders who have attached immense cow
and dinner bells to their wheels, while
other's have procured horns of enormous
dimensions or ear-splitting whistles, which
emit shrieks.- -equal to those supposed to be
..uttered by lost soul* whe.ii precipitated
from- the. battlem-ents of heaven. All of
these instruments are to blow or ring con
tinuously, and the din is deafening,
•. .One of the features of the indignation.
] ;tr,iue. is a tandem wheel, the riders of
which have procured a horn seven feet
■ ]'<ac and of equivalent diameter, which
emits a noise equal to a foghorn. The
head rider supports the instrument upon
his shoulders and. .the . back rider blows
continuously at each street-crossing.
All the wheels are decorated with lan
terns of .exaggerated dimensions, many
riders, having Chinese lanterns rigged on
poles and fastened to ttie handles of their
machines. One bicycle is decorated with
.a locomotive headlight. " ' .
In. the meantime the police are retali
ating by arresting every rider who. neglects
to give the requisite warning on approach
ing any street -corner, and the police sta
tion is being crowded with wheels, and it
is claimed that many of the arrests made
are arbitrary and unwarranted, yet despite
the arrests thedin secnis to be increasing
instead of diminishing. Several ' wheels
men claim that they have been threatened
with arrest on.a charge of disturbing the
peace v and say they will Contest the mat"
ter in the courts to the bitter' end. As the
ranks of . the riders contain many of the
leading business and professional men of
the city the fight -promises to become ex
ceedingly warm, although the police are
. displaying discretion in. one thing — they
as yet have failed tp capture any but
riders in the- ordinary walks. of life. A
prominent wheelman in speaking of the
demonstration said : ;
'•This.is mot.a preconcerted .movement,
bu-t. purely: spontaneous.. We do uot wish
to violate the law. -On the contrary, it •«
eniirelv" satisfactory to all, but the method
pursued jn. enforcing this ordinance is
arbitrary in the extreme, and seems., to be
devoted exclusively against the wheelmen
of Sacramento. If I .mistake not, there is
acityor.dinan.oe which demands that hack
drivers shall display lighted lamps on
their .vehicles; yet when a wheelman was
arrested by a seemingly incompetent
police representaTiye this evening, a hack
drove by with, both lamps uniighted, and
no move was: made to place him under
arrest. , : '• . .'. ,
'We consider. $hat the wheelmen of
Sacramento should at least have been
given warning beforehand that the ordi
nance was fo be enforced, and we deem the
action of the authorities in arresting and
fining cyclists $5 for violating an ordinance
tnat has been a dead letter for such a long
period an outrage. We. are law-abiding
taxpayers, arid . shouTd .be given some
LOS ANGELES MAN NAMED
Major A. W. Barrett Receives
the Appointment of Adju
A Warrior Who Served With Grant
.■and Marched to the Sea With
. • ' •• Sherman. •'• . ■•
SACRAMENTO, Cal., May 17,—Gpver
. nor Budd to-day announced, the appoint
ment of Major A. "W.. Barrett of Los
Angeles as adjutant-general of the National
Guard of California, and R. E. Peeler of
Fresno assistant adjutant general.
Andrew W. Barrett^ .the newly appoint
ed adjutant-general, when but 16 years of
age enlisted with the Third- lowa Regi
ment-, in 1861, with which he served until
1865, the close of the war. During the four
years that he carried a musket for Uncle
Sam he was in many stormy campaigns
in Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama and
Georgia. He wa3 with Grant and Sher
man, arid marched with the latter in the
famous march from Atlanta to the sea.
He'enlisted as a private.
At present Major Barrett is one of the
eleven members of the National Board of
Soldiers' Homes and a prominent mem
ber of the Grand Army. At the time of
receiving the appointment he was quar
termaster and major of the brigade at Los
Angeles, which brigade he joined in 1888.
Although the news of his appointment
is but a few hours old, he has already re
ceived dozens of congratulatory telegrams
from all parts of the State.
A SAXTA MARIA MAXIAC.
AUessio Tomasptte Han a Peculiar Aver
sion to (rlriss in Any Form.
SANTA BARBARA, Cal., May 17.—
Allessio Tomasette was brought down
from Santa Maria to-day for medical ex
amination to determine his insanity. His
mania takes the peculiar form of exaspera
tion at the sight of glass, which causes him
to demolish windows, attempt the destruc
tion of show cases and endanger the lives
of snch inhabitants of the uppCr county
as live in glass houses. His only depart
ure from this especial mania was in an
attack upon a fellow passenger named
Williams on the way down, but whether
or not this gentleman has a. glass eye was
not stated. . .
ACQVITTEI* OF A CHICO MURDER.
Charles McLautfhliu Found Xot Guilty
. on His isecand Trial.
OROVILLE, Cal., May 17.— The second
trial of Charles McLaughlin for the killing
of Frank Picanco with a pocket-knife at
Crouch's ranch, near Chico, last January
was commenced before Judge Gray last
Monday. The case was given to the jury
this morning, and after being -out seven
hours it returned a verdict of not guilty.
The verdict meets with general approval,
as McLaughlin had been badly treated by
Picanco and his Italian friends several
times previous to the time of the murder.
KIDNAPING AT REDONDO
Armed Sailors Force Non-
Union Men to Leave a
The Entire Crew Sent to Los Angeles
Under an Escort of Their
LOS ANGELES, Cal., May 17.— The
three-masted schooner W r ebfoot, which on
Wednesday finished discharging a cargo of
lumber from Portland at Redondo, is
short-handed and will not sail for several
days to come. She carried a non-union
crew, and the little seaport town now
furnishes another story of kidnaped jack
About 1 o'clock yesterday morning, as
the four sailors of the vessel lay sound
asleep in the forecastle, they were sud
denly awakened by being violently han
dled. When they jumped to their feet
they looked down the barrels of revolvers
in the hands of six or seven men. The
sailors were ordered to put on their clothes
as quickly as possible and not to utter a
After dressing they were ordered at the
point of the pistols to get into a large boat
at the stern of the ship. The Webfoot's
crew realized that they were being kid
naped by union sailors and offered no re
sistance^ • •
They were taken to San Pedro and put
aboard the morning train. A union man
accompanied them, to this city. The sail
ors, upon reaching Los Angeles, told the
union man that they should like to go to
Redondo and get their pay. The fellow
said this would be all right, and his offer
tq see them on the right train — they being
strangers here — was accepted.
They did not go to Redondo, however,
for the man put them aboard a terminal
train which carried them to South Pasa
dena. They had no money, and their pas
sage was paid only to that point. Three
of them walked to this city, the fourth
becoming separated from his companions,
and the police returned them to Redondo.
It is feared there will be trouble when an
effort is made to put the men back on
HE WILL MARRT AX ACTRESS.
A Friend of Irrinn Jiltnn Confirms the
Report of His Engagement.
LOS ANGELES, Cal., May 17.— Irving
Blinn, the son of the millionaire lumber
man of this city, is said to have acknowl
edged ,to some friends that he has de
cided to wed the young actress,
Genevieve Nannery, who has been
playing with the Dailey theatrical troupe
in this and other California cities. A
friend, speaking of the affair, said the wed
ding would probably take place in San
Francisco very shortly, but the date had
not yet been definitely fixed.
When Mr. Blinn was questioned on the
matter a few days ago he positively denied
that there was any foundation for the re
port, and treated the matter in a most in
different way, saying it was simply a dodge
of Manager Dailey to advertise Miss Nan
nery as an actress.
An afternoon paper here, which claims
to also have reliable information on the
matter, confirms the report that the wed
ding will take place, and says that it is
true there was at first some objection to
the match by the parents of the young
man, but they have at last consented to
the marriage. Miss Nannery is now in
San Francisco, but her theatrical brother
in-law, Dailey, is still in this city.
. Many are disposed to think that young
Blinn is treating the affair as a good joke,
and that, as it has helped to bring him into
public prominence in this locality, hi is not
disposed to spoil it. If, however, the state
ments of his friends are to be believed, it
will result in proving a serious matter and
end in matrimony.
mtA.nnvßY's quick thip.
heady to Start on ll is Xinety - Day
Voyage Around the World.
LOS ANGELES, Cal., May 17.— Colonel
John Bradbury was seen to-day in refer
ence to his trip around the world in ninety
days, which a San Francisco dispatch said
would be made for a wager of $15,000,
Mr. Bradbury said he would leave for
San Francisco on Saturday, and on the
3d would take the steamer for China, and
would, in company with his wife, make
the trip around the world via the Suez
Canal in ninety days. The wagers he
made, however, were small beta with in
timate friends, which would only aggre
The dispatch stated that as executor of
the Bradbury estate he cannot be out of
the State over ninety days without for
feiting his position. Mr. Bradbury said he
was not an executor of the estate, which
had been wound up, and was in the
hands of himself and mother as trustees,
and his only desire to return in ninety
days was to attend to his duties in connec
tion with the estate.
. The greatest adepts in culiuary art are
particular to use the Royal Baking Pow
der only, and the authors of the most pop
ular cook-books and the teachers of the
successful cooking schools, with whom the
best results. are imperative, are careful to
impress their readers and pup; is with the
importance of its exclusive employment.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, MAY 18, 1895.
TO LEAVE SAN DIEGO
The Cutter Wolcott Is
Ordered to Sail for
REPAIRS BEING PUSHED.
The Whole Southern Coast
Will Now Be Left With
PHILLIPS SUCCEEDS ROATH.
The Late Commander of the Levl
Woodbury Takes Charge of
SAN DIEGO, Cal., May 17.— Captain W.
I). Roath, commander of the revenue cut
ter Oliver Wolcott, was succeeded to-day
by Captain Morton L. Phillips of Eastport,
Me., late commander of the revenue cutter
Levi Woodbury. Captain Phillips arrived
yesterday and took command to-day as
superintendent of the repairs now being
made to the Wolcott to lit her for sea.
The repairs consist of new masts, smoke
stock, repainting, etc., and the work will
consume a week or ten days.
Captain Roath will remain in San Diego
with his family on waiting orders. He
will not resume command of the Wolcott,
the custom of the department being to
change commanders every three years.
Orders were received to-day from the
Treasury Department for the Wolcott to
proceed to Bering Sea as soon as ready.
These orders have been expected for some
time, and the repairs have been hurried in
consequence. With the Wolcott, Bear,
Rush, Corwin, Perry and Grant in Bering
Sea this whole coast will be left without
protection from smuggling operations, and
the saving of life and property, in which
the cutters have proven invaluable, is at a
Collector Fisher said to-day that the re
moval of the Wolcott was only during the
j sealing season, and that she or the Grant
would be returned to this station, one of
the most important on the coast, on ac
count of the proximity of the Mexican bor
der and the consequent smuggling opera
DEXOUXCED AS FALSE.
Rumored Orders of the Pheasant Regard
ing Regulations Xot Relieved.
VICTORIA, B. C, May 17.— The report
6ent out from Port Townsend to the effect
that an officer of H. M. S. Pheasant had
said that Great Britain had so modified the
orders to the Bering Sea fleet as to prac
tically abrogate the restrictive regulations
is undoubtedly false. The orders were not
given to the commander of the Pheasant
until a few hours before Bailing. The re
port says the statement was made April
25. The Pheasant left for Bering Sea
The flagship Royal Arthur is due here
Sunday, in company with the Saturn and
Hyacinthe. It is probable both the latter
vessels will join the Pheasant in Alaskan
HORXED TOADS IN DEMAXD.
five Hundred Bug- Catchers Ordered by
the Hawaiian Government.
SAN DIEGO, Cal., May 17.— H. P.
Wood, Hawaiian Consul, received an order
yesterday from the Commissioner of Agri
culture and Forestry of Hawaii for 500
horned toads to be used on the islands for
destroying a bug that is eating everything
in sight. The Commissioner wrote that a
lot of toads had been imported, but that
they required water, which was not always
handy, while the horned toad needed no
water and was equally expert as a bug
catcher. Consul Wood therefore adver
tised for horned toads, paying $1 per dozen
San Diego County's Frtiit Crop.
SAN DIEGO, Cal., May 17.— The apple
crop of San Diego County in the mountain
section is immense this year. The total
yie*ld of the Julian apple belt will be be
tween 50,000 and 60,000 boxes. The fruit is
of superior quality, as well as abundant.
Other fruits are equally plentiful.
Took an Overdose of Morphine.
SAN DIEGO, Cal., May 17.— Dr. O. T.
Maxon, a prominent physician of Evans
ton, 111., who had spent the winter in San
Diego with his family, died last Friday in
Pasadena from an overdose of morphine,
taken to relieve pain. He was 72 years of
MARE ISLAND AFFAIRS.
Work on the Monad nock, Bos
ton, Olympia and Hartford
A Rumor That the Drake-Carter
Dispute Was Decided Against
VALLEJO, Cal., May 17.— Affairs at
Mare Island continue lively, and during
the last week a number of mechanics have
been added to the roll. A vast amount
of important work is under way on the
Monadnock, Boston, Olympia and Hart
ford. The armor for the after turret of the
Monadnock has arrived and is being
placed in position. The big boom of the
crane is in position and in a few days the
official test will be made. On Thursday
the workmen were engaged in placing on
the crane the counter poise ballast, the
weight of which is close to 120 tons.
The civil service examination will meet
next Tuesday for the purpose, it is said, of
selecting a competent person to fill the
position of master ship-joiner. The posi
tion is now vacant by reasorf of the resig
nation of Charles Daly. Persons desirous
of taking examination must have their
papers in the hands of the officials by the
20th inst. The board appointed to con
duct the examination is composed of As
sistant Naval Constructor Spear, Carpenter
O. H. Hilton and acting Carpenter George
Warford. Three persons have signified
their intention of competing for the posi
tion—F. M. Perry of Redwood City and E.
H. Pray of San Francisco and William
Brownlie of Vallejo. There will be others.
Commandant Howison states that no
orders have been received regarding the
It>is currently reported that Lieutenant
Carter, executive officer of the Albatross,
will not go out with the vessel to-mor
row. It will be remembered that there was
some difference of opinion between Cap
tain Drake and Carter and a board was ay
pointed to investigate matters. The fact
that Carter will not go out has caused the
statement to be made that the dfciision of
the trial board was against Carter.
Central Washington Branch of the Xorth
ern Pacific in Xeu> Hands.
SPOKANE.Wash., May 17.— Judge Han
ford in the United States court to-day ap
pointed Leverett S. Miller of St. Paul and
C. P. Chamberlain of Spokane receivers of
the Central Washington branch of the
Northern Pacific road.
The appointment is made upon petition
of the majority of the bondholders, who
have become dissatisfied with the North
ern Pacific control.
The appointment of the receivers is tem
porary, a motion to make it permanent
being made returnable September 9. It is
made discretionary with the trustees
whether the present lease shall be contin
ued or not.
Three alternatives lie before the bond
holders—a lease to the Northern Pacific,
a lease to the Great Northern or operation
as an independent line. The road is 100
miles long and runs west from Spokane to
KILLED XEAR SPOKAXE.
Mr. and Mrs. Hotcard liean Crushed
Under a Falling Tree.
SPOKANE, Wash., May 17. — News
reached this city late to-night of the kill
ing of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Dean on the
Medical Lake road, nine miles west of
here. They were driving home from the
city, when a tree that was being felled by
woodchoppers fell across their buggy.
Mrs. Dean was killed instantly and Mr.
Dean lived only a few minutes.
SANTA ROSA OBSEQUIES
The Body of Alva Porter Moore
Consigned to Its Last
Story of the Adventurous Life and
Sad Death of the Ambitious
SANTA ROSA, Cal., May 17.— The body
of Alva Porter Moore, the Santa Rosa boy
Alva Porter Moore.
[From a photograph.]
who fell from a train near Los Angeles and
was killed on Tuesday evening last, was
brought here by express Thursday night
and buried from his home to-day. The
parents of young Moore hate the sympa
thy of the entire community, and the
funeral was largely attended by friends,
relatives and citizens. The boys of the
High School were out en masse.
The Rev. W. Angwin of the Methodist
Church conducted the ceremonies and the
choir sang several selections with true
feeling. The coffin and grave were a mass
of flowers and wreaths, presented by lov
ing hands. The following boys of the
High School were the pall-bearers: Frank
Mulgrew, Ben Hall, Ellison Ware, Percy
Davis, Wade Brown and Allen Lemmon.
Moore was one of the brightest young
men in Santa liosa. He was only 18 years
old, but was far advanced in his studies.
Ever since he was quite young his ambition
was to become a journalist, and at different
times he owned and edited juvenile jour
nals, and at one time he was partner and
editor of the Cyclone, one of the spiciest
little papers ever published in this county.
Afterward he published the Porcupine, a
high school paper. This he sold a few
About a month ago Moore told his par
ents that he intended to start out on a
tramp through the southern part of the
State. He said he wanted to describe the
habits and life of the tramp in California
for the Home Journal, an Eastern maga
zine, and said he believed in that way he
could better prepare, by actual experience,
his article. He had read Bayard Taylor's
book, "Views Afoot in I^urope," and with
his knapsack on his buck he started out.
He did not want for money. He had
traveled 500 miles or more on foot. He
sent letters home to his parents occasion
ally, in which he said he was enjoying his
experience very much.
Moore was found late Tuesday night
lying near the Southern Pacific Railroad
track and taken to the Receiving Hospital
at Los Angeles in an unconscious condi
tion as the result of a fractured skull. He
never regained consciousness, and died
early Wednesday morning.
Nobody here knew anything about the
accident until the account in the Call was
seen. His father, Judge A. P. Moore,
telegraphed to Los Angeles for confirma
tion and received it later.
Mrs. Moore had a premonition of im
pending danger, and when she learned the
truth though prostrated by her loss she
was not surprised, as she said she had felt
something was about to happen to her boy.
SAILED FROM SEATTLE.
The Captain of the Columbia Repels a
Gang of Union Sailors.
SEATTLE, Wash, May 17.-The ship Co
lumbia went to sea to-day for San Fran
cisco with a non-union crew. A threaten
ing crowd of union sailors gathered on the
wharf, but Captain Nelson paraded the
deck with a double-barreled shotgun, say
ing he would riddle the first man who set
his foot on the rail, and the men finally
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Santa Cruz Mill* Reopen. ~- /'■
•SANTA CRUZ, Cal., May 17— Owing to
trouble over a large tract of timber land
above Felton, known as the Peabo dy tract,
Duffey & Langley's sawmill has been idle
for some time. Now that the trouble is
settled it will resume operations. A large
force of men is now at work building roads.
Next week the Lorn* Prieta mill will start
vp L employing about 200 men.
"The Royal Baking Powder is a cream
of tartar powder of a high degree of merit,
and does not contain either alum or phos
phates, or any injurious substances.
"E. «. Love, Ph.D.,"
Late U. S- Government Uheniist.
AGER STAGE HDLD-UP.
Driver and Passengers
Robbed by a Lone
ORDERS FROM AMBUSH.
Compelled to Give Up Their
Treasure While He Stays
LOOT THEIR OWN POCKETS.
The Victims Then Made to Cut Open
the Mall Sacks and Wells-
KLAMATH FALLS, Or., May 17.-The
stage from Ager to Klamath Falls was last
night robbed by an unknown highwayman.
He stood in the brush in the dark and suc
ceeded in intimidating the driver and two
passengers, compelling them to surrender
to him the mail pouches and the Wells-
Fargo box, besides their own possessions.
The robbery was as daring as it was suc
cessful. The stage had left Ager at 3p. m.,
with Ed Walters as driver and two passen
gers, John Wells, a well-known Klamath
County stockman and Populist County
Commissioner, and Emanuel Cora, a mer
chant. Cora is from Pecard, Cal. About
10 o'clock, as the horses were slowly as
cending the Topsy grade, six miles long,
tne command came from an ambush beside
the road for the driver to hold up and
throw out the express-box and the letter
pouches. The order was obeyed.
The driver and passengers were then
ordered to dismount. Wells was told to cut
open the letter-poucbes. While he was
slashing away at Ij ncle Sam's property with
a pocket-knife, the other passenger was di
rected to break open the box supposed to
contain Wells-Fargo's money. The high
wayman objected to Cora's making so
much disturbance and confusion. He
commanded Cora to desist, and ordered
the driver to take an ax from the stage
and make a neater job of it and with less
When this work was completed the pas
sengers and driver were required to take
off their coats. The robber was still out of
sight. They left the contents of their
pockets with the other booty. Little was
obtained from them.
The two passengers and the driver were
then permitted to get aboard the Btage
again and move on. It is not known yet
whether anything was secured from the
express box or letters.
The robbery was within a few hundred
feet of the scene of a similar robbery hardly
a month ago, and there is little doubt that
it was executed by the same lone highway
man. It was carried out in almost the
same manner, the robber giving his order
from the darkness, and not being seen by
the driver and passengers, though his
presence close at hand was as firmly im
pressed upon them as if he stood at the
horses' heads and covered them with his
revolver. A more likely place for a stage
robbery could hardly be selected. It was
at the foot of Topsy grade, and for several
miles either way there is no human habi
To the eastward Topsy station is at the
top of the grade, six miles away, while
westward there are few houses nearer than
Shovel Creek, almost ten miles distant.
Heavy timber, rocky ravines and moun
tain wilds surround the place in every
direction, and make it possible for the
robber to easily escape before officers could
This route has been a hazardous one for
the Wells-Fargo Express for years, and so
unprofitable did it become that they with
drew from it altogether for some time, but
established service on it again a year or
Since that time robberies seem to have
been more numerous than ever. Within a
radius of fifteen miles or more there live
some uncertain and suspicious char
acters, and officers who have been trying
to intercept the perpetrator of the recent
robberies suspect that he is a permanent
resident of that section. But his capture
seems almost impossible to accomplish
with so many natural advantages of the
country in his favor.
FREED BY A. It KM I*lXl JVBT.
A. Verdict of JVo* Guilty in the Charles
I Fopejoy Murder Case. ;
REDDING, Cal., May 17.— The jury sit
ting in the trial of Charles Pope joy, charged
with the murder of Tom Green," an Indian,
near Shasta last fall, brought in a verdict
to-day at 4 :30 p. m. of not guilty. The case
has occupied the attention of the court all
week, and has been the means of crowding
the t town with y Indians and ■ half breeds.
This was the second case tried on indict
ments brought up by the late Grand Jury,
and in both cases f the defendants have
been found not guilty. .The jury ; was '-■ out
only twenty minutes in the Popejoy trial.
;. y Charley Tripp, another \ half breed, who
was ,; also indicted by the Grand Jury,
charged with having a hand in the same
murder, has his name on the calendar for
trial, which will probably take ■ place next
wees, unless =it - c is ' deemed advisable to I
withdraw the charge against him. '
Sale of a Stage JAne.
REDDING, Cal., May 17.— The Califor
nia, Oregon and Idaho Stage Company has
sold to Jerry Culverhouse and W. J L. Smith
of this city the stage lines running between i
Redding and Weaverville, Trinity County, ;
and Reading and , Bieber, Lassen ; County.
The new company has taken charge.
Suicide at Vancouver.
VICTORIA, B. C, May 17.— The body o
a man, who was identified as Valjean Ug,
from papers on him, was found on the
outskirts of the city to-day. The deceased
had severed an artery in his left arm and
bled to death. He had in his possession
a letter addressed to him at Seaside, Clat
sop County, Oregon. There was also
found on the body a letter containing a
money order for $14, addressed to his wife,
in Baden, Germany.
■Picked Up a Jtody at sea.
VICTORIA, B. C, May 17.— The steamer
Rosalie, on the way from Port Townsend
this morning, picked up a boat containing
the body of a sailor. Papers in the pockets
show him to be Barney Koarke, late of the
ship Sterling. The man died from expo
sure, having evidently drifted from the
, • — ♦ — •
"The strength cf Royal Baking Powder
is shown to be 23 per cent greater than any
"As a result of my investigations I find
the Royal Baking Powder far superior to
£ I 7°! he i rs - Itia P ure and contains none
but wholesome ingredients.
"F. X. Valade, M.D.,"
Public Analyst, Ontario.
If anything will cure you, it is Hood's which caused me much annoyance and
Sarsaparilla." ■ ■ •-. finally considerable alarm.when it refused
This is the remark of thousands of peo- to yield. to time, and home treatment.' A
pie who know by personal experience the ■! P h y 9ician pronounced it '; a - bad case of
merit of Hood's Sarsaparilla, in recom . eczema, and .said it would take .. •. .' - .;
mending it to others. . ' • I„ ■ ■ A ton* Time to Cure.
TU,rUA-*i. * v v, -• -j .'■ He treated me for some eight months, and
They know that when the blood is im- ; - experiencing no.relief- I sought the advice
pure and the severest forms of Scrofula j and • aid of | another \ physician. \ He also
and Salt Rheum afflict their unhappy vie- j pronounced it eczema, and .the worst, case
tims, Hood's Sarsaparilla Cures. ]■ [ ! that had come under his care. .He also
They know that when the blood does not j treate me for several months without sue-
properly feed the nerves, and that tired cess ' - 1 *; nen • became anxious about my
feeling and nervous prostration prevail, &£%**?* ffcS? | n . a drugstore 1/
d- % ... -;■„- ■ r • ' I asked the druggist if he had anything that
HoodsSarsapanlla Cures. ■ ■ •• I would do me good He examined my neck'
They know that when the digestion is | and said \ . . ■••■...'•;-'■ ■" -• • '
wrong, when the impurities in the blood j ,; If Anything. Would Cure Me "V
permit or cause rheumatism, catarrh, ' ma- It was Hood's Sarsap'arilla. He advised
laria or other complaints, lloodks Sarsapa- | me to buy three bottles and take that much.
rilla Cures.' . . . iat .least and be governed by results. I took'
-The portrait above is ■' that of a well- j his advice. 1 There was such decided im ; '
known business man, plumber and pump ! provernent at the end of that time that
manufacturer, whose testimonial follows, j one more bottle effected a complete cure,'
Read it: ■ and Hood Sarsa,parilla .has become my
"Champaign, 111., March 25, 1895. - family medicine.' : I thank you most heart,
"C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass. ; • . ily for such a complete cure at such a low
"Gentlemen:— ln 1893 an eruption ap- j price. I would advise others similarly af-
peared upon my neck below my left ear, | flicted to do as have done." .. C.C.Bailky
The above and other Cures enable us to Truthfully Say
Pji|j| ESj 4<fS|fe>^t 1 II y^y^^B^^ * **- .
Is the Only True Blood Purifier Prominently in the Public Eye Today. .
FRESNO ELECTRIC ROAD
A Trolley Line to Tap Sur
rounding Vineyards and
The Proposed Line Will, If Built,
Handle Freight as Well
FRESNO, Cal., May 17.— A movement is
under way here to form a company to
build ten miles of trolley line to reach the
vineyards and wineries east of this citY.
The country to be tapped is very rich and
produces nearly all of the wine and a large
part of the raisin crop of the county. An
offer of power has been made by the new
San Joequin Electrical Company.
The road, if built, will go direct to the
different wineries and will thus effect a
great saving in the matter of teaming.
During the summer a great many people
from this city work in the vineyards and
wineries, and the road would be assured of
a heavy passenger traffic.
SPOKANE MVRDER CASE.
Public h't-rHixj Strong Against a Man
Who Killed an Employe.
SPOKANE, Wash., May 17.— The mur
der case of Theodore Cushing, a former
Portlander, who killed his hired man,
which was called to-day for preliminary
examination, went over until Tuesday.
The prosecuting attorney and Sheriff will
go out to the scene of the traeedy to
morrow to study the situation for the State.
The feeling in the neighborhood is that
the killing was unjustifiable, it is said
that Cushing would be in danger of lynch
ing if he were to go there now. The fun
eral of King drew the largest gathering in
the history of that section. Seven lodges
of Odd Fellows turned out en masse.
NO ECONOMY IS WASHINGTON.
Legislative Sills Tending to Lower Ex
pensive* Have All Been Stolen.
TACOMA,"Wabh., May 17.— 1t now trans
pires that in addition to the jury law a
number of bills supposed to have been
passed at the last session of the Legisla
ture have mysteriously disappeared. Sev
eral bills devised to bring about a greater
economical administration of public affairs
have been found to be destroyed or stolen.
Suspicion is directed against one of the
Insurance Rate War Continues.
REDDING, Cal., May 17.-The insur
ance war still rages here, and rates on poli
cies all over the city are being cut and.
slashed. The local agents are all meeting
the cut, and the people are saving hun
dreds of dollars by the insurance war.
TWO BUILDINGS COLLAPSE
One Flimsy Structure Fails
Into Splinters While
Four Persons Meet Death and
Many Others Receive Se
PROVIDENCE, R. 1., May 17. -A two
and a half story wooden tenement-house,
owned by Joseph Lemone and occupied \
by several French families in Coventry, in
that part known as Jericho, several miles
from this city, collapsed late this after- j
noon and three persons were killed and
eleven injured. It is thought that two of
the latter are fatally hurt. The. building
had been raised to permit the building of
another story -beneath it. The following
were killed: . .
Mrs. Mabel Guertin. 50 years old, occu-.
pant of the house; Asa Aldrich, 55 years
of age, workman employed in raising the
house; tw.o-and-a-half-year-old child of
Louis Lemone, occupant of the house.
The seriously injured are: Mrs. Joseph
Lemone, aged 70 years, crushed and
bruised, probably fatally; Noah Richards,
workman, scalp, wounds, side crushed,
probably fatally injured; Mrs. Louise Le
mone, 30 years old, seriously injured about
the head; Fred Baltch, 10 years old, scalp
wound, unconscious. •
The building was about fifty feet loop,
with a frontage of twenty feet. The lower
portion was formerly a store, and the
owner.recently decided to raise it twenty
feet and use . the lower stories for tene
ments. ' .••■■■■•'..
The two families in the upper stories did
not move out. About 4 o'clock this even
ing, while the men were working at the
underpinning, the building, without warn
ing, slid off the piles on which it. rested
and pitched forward into the. street, strik
ing the ground with a terrific crash. It
was split and smashed into a ma&s of
kindling-wood. • . . ' '■ .
From the ruins rose the cries of the in
jured and dying. Passers-by aaid others
began the work of rescue. The Centerville
Fire Department was summoned and ren
dered valuable assistance tearing away the
debris. An alarm was rung Upon the mill
bells and soon thousands- had gathered at
the scene. Meanwhile the rescuers were
tearing away the mass of splintered beams
and boards and soon came upon the body,
of a woman lying in the street under the
second floor. '■•.', ■
It was crushed almost Until onrecog*
nizable, but from the clothing it was iden
tified as that Mrs. Guertin, a widow who
lived on the second floor. A short dis*
| tance away the body of a child was found.
[ Half an hour later the body of AJva Al-
I drich of Arctic Center was found, his head
crushed into a pulp.
Mrs. Joseph Lemone, wife of the owner J
of the building, and Noah Richards, a,
1 workman, were taken from the ruins so
! badly injured that they will die. Half a.
dozen others, including several children,
who had been playing, were also injured.
CHICAGO, 1n.., May 17-— Three men
■wore buried this afternoon under a brick
wall which collapsed at the Globe Mold
| ing Works, Sangamon street and Four
i teenth place. One of the men was 1 so
badly injured. that he died in a few min
utes. James Ciirbinfe will probably die.
Thomas Burns was badly battered, but
j will recover. A high, wind toppled part "of
! the wall over. . •
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