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A SAN JOSE ROMANCE
Suit to Recover an En
gagement Ring in
WOES OF TWO LOVERS.
Forced to Give Up the Token
Because of Financial
THEY NOW WANT IT RETURNED.
But the Holder Refuses to Surren
der the Ring Unles9 Compelled
by the Court.
SAN JOSE, Cal., June 15.— Josephine
L. Boyer to-day commenced suit against
George E. Letcher to recover possession of
a diamond engagement ring valued at $500.
The ring was given to Letcher by a San
Jose young man when he and Miss Boyer
plighted their troth and arrangements
had been made for a marriage in a short
time. Before the day set for the wedding
the young man met with adverses and
borrowed the ring from his fiance, giving
it to Letcher as security for the loan of
$I*>. Hi has been unable to redeem the
pledge, but Miss Boyer paid $50 on the
loan. When she tendered the balance
Letcher refused to give up the ring and
the matter was earned into court.
All parties to the suit are prominent in
society circles. Letcher conducts a re
freshment stand at the Southern Pacific
CASH TOR THE EXECUTORS.
Expense Incurred in the Search for Iran
SAN JOSE, Cal., June 15.— Judge Rey
nolds to-day allowed Olivia Breyfogle and
George M. Bowman, executors of the estate
of Dr. C. W. Breyfogle, $750 for services
rendered by the late C. W. Breyfogle as
guardian of the estate of Ivan Treadwell.
This expense was incurred while the strug
gle to remove Calvin Somers as guardian
of the Treadwell minors was in progress,
the sum being expended in a trip to
Nevada in search of Ivan, where he had
been taken and held by Somers.
The court also allowed $300 to the Brey
fogle executors for services as guardian of
James Treadwell. C. D. Wright was al
lowed $350 for legal services and $80 for
HKI.lt IN CAFTiriTT.
A Japanese Girl Who Was Sold as a Slave
in San Francisco.
SAN JOSE, Cal., June 15.— Tashia
Fuiita. a student at the Japanese Mission,
complained to the police this afternoon
that a young Japanese girl is being held in
captivity at a lodging-house kept by fellow
countrymen at sfio North Second street.
The place is conducted by two Japanese,
Ishigu and Hirauwa.
Fugita claimed that the girl was pur
chased by these men in San Francises
about two months ago for $.500 and brought
liere. Toe police searched the lodging
house for her a week ago on information
they had received, but the proprietors de
nied her presence and the officers were un
able to find her. They intend to fully in
vestigate the matter and wili attempt to
rescue the young girl.
CHARGED WITH EMBEZZLEMENT.
A Bookkeeper Accused of Appropriating
His Employer's Money.
SAN JOSE. Cal., June 15.— J. W. Lippitt
was to-day arrested on a charge of felony
embezzlement, preferred by W. E. Cross
man. Lippitt was formerly employed as
bookkeeper by Crossman and was dis
charged. Crossman refused to pay Lippitt
salary that was due him. claiming he was
a defaulter. Suit was brought in the Jus
tice's Court on an assigned claim from
Lippitt to recover $29!) 75, and yesterday
judgment was iendered against Crossman
for $S7 85.
Lippitt was brought before Judge Dwyer
this afternoon. His hearing was set for
June 21, with bail fixed at $500.
Sues to Itecorer a Loan.
SAN JOSE, Cal., June 15.— L. R. How
ard to-day commenced a suit against Pau
line E. Stone to recover $800 due on a
promissory note, executed in San Fran
cisco June 10, 1890. But $35 has been paid
on the note, and the plaintiff demands
judgment for the balance.
DEADLY CLASH OF CARS
Three Men Are Killed Out
right and One Mortally
The Catastrophe Caused by a Car
Becoming Uncontrollable on a
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 15.— A spe
cial to the Commercial Gazette from El
kins, W. Va.. says: On the Dry Fork road,
in process of construction near here, some
men undertook to run down grade on a
The car got beyond their control and
they saved themselves by jumping. The
car, however, went on and struck a hand
car with live men on it. The dead are
John Daily, Mike Katterman and Felix
Roy. Solomon Willoughby was mortally
One man only escaped, Michael Doran.
His bruises were slight. He himself can
riot tell how he escaped. '
THE TOWN IS SINKING
Audenrid la Threatened With Entire
HAZELTON, Pa., June 15.— The town of
Audenrid is threatened with destruction
by the caving in of mines. The surface
dropped several inches to-day, and large
fissures are opened in the earth, extending;
through the town.
The people have deserted their homes.
The houses of Superintendent Roberts,
John McGee and William Barber have
been entirely destroyed. The surface has
lowered six inches, and a total collapse is
expected at any time. The wildest excite
ment prevails in the town.
A Decree of Foreclosure.
DENVER, Colo., J une 15.— 1n the United
States Circuit Court to-day Judge Kallett
Bigned a decree of foreclosure and order of
sale in the case of the Central Trust Com
pany of New York agahißt the Denver City
Cable Railway Company and the Denver
Cable Railway Company. The amount of
the judgment is $5,052,142. This step is
taken in carrying out the plan of reorgani
FOUR MEN TO HANG
They Are Conrirtrd of Having Aaaaa
slnaied a JTew Mexico Ex-Sheriff.
DENVER, Colo., June 15.— A special to
the Republican from Santa Fe, N. M., says:
In the case of the four men found guilty
of assassinating ex-Sheriff Frank C. Havez,
May 29, 1892, Judce Hamilton to-day de
nied the motion for a new trial and also a
motion for arrest of judgment, and sen
tenced Frank Borrego and Antonio Bor
rego to be handed July 10, and the other
two, Laureano Alarid and Patricio Valen
cia, at some later date not set. The case
will he taken up to the Supreme Court of
BENEATH HIS DIGNITY
The around on Which Carlisle Refuaea to
Mfet Rryan of Sebrntica.
LEXINGTON, Ky., June 15.— Secretary
Carlisle said to-night, in an interview on
the subject of meeting WiJliam ,T. Bryan
of Nebraska in debate in this city:
"What! Dignify him by debating with
him?" said the Secretary, almost angrily.
"No, sir. He is a Populist; he is not a
Democrat. Didn't he say in Louisiana
that if a silver plank was not put in the
Democratic platform he would be against
the party success? No; I will not meet
him under any circumstances."
CARL BROWNE MARRIED
Wedded to the Recent Goddess
of Peace of the Com
Mamie Coxey's Father Not In Sym
pathy With the Course of
MASSILLON, Ohio, June 15. — Carl
Browne of San Francisco and Miss Mamie
Coxey, erstwhile the goddess of peace of
the Commonwealth, were secretly married
last evening by Justice Folger. The bride
and groom separated after the ceremony,
with the expectation of keeping the fact to
themselves until Fourth of July, when
they will have another and spectacular
marriage in Washington. The groom is 45
years of age and the bride 18.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 15.—Gen
eral Coxey learned of his daughter's mar
riage to-night and said:
"I shall not make any trouble when I
reach home. My decision on this question
was reached some time ago. I told Mr.
Browne three weeks aco that he should
provide a home for his wife and support
her there. I have advised her as to the
step she has taken and have nothing to re
late on that point.
"In an interview I had with my daugh
ter in this city I advised her to postpone
her marriage until such time as he proved
his ability to care for her. She has chosen
to overlook my advice, and there is abso
lutely nothing more that I can say, except
that my home will be open to her at any
time in the future should she repent of her
General Coxey will leave for Massillon
WORSE THAN SWEATSHOPS.
Deplorable Condition of Little
Workers In Wisconsin
Crowded Into Filthy Dens, Children
Work Eleven Hours a
ST. PAUL. Minn., June 15.— Ethelbert
Stewart, special agent of the United States
Labor Department at Washington, who is
looking up labor strikes from 1887 down to
and including the A. R. U. strike of last
summer, in an interview with the Dispatch
"You talk about the sweatshops and
homes in tne big cities, but I have seen
places over in villages of Wisconsin that
are about as bad in every particular. I
was amazed in the first place to learn of
the immense number and variety of fac
tories in Wisconsin. They had every kind
of factory of which I knew anything, and
the number of children employed is some
"In the town of Oshkosh they had more
children employed in proportion to the
population than in any city I have visited
in the East or South, and in many fac
tories the condition is simply awful. The
children are crowded into poorly ventilated
and unsanitary rooms, and the long and
short of it is their lives are coined into div
idends for the company that employs
"Then come to the cotton-mills, where
they employ little children and compel
them to work eleven hours a day, a custom
which was abolished years ago in every
other community. The factory in
spection law of that State is a
howling farce. At the big bottling
works at Milwaukee they have 900
boys and eirls, ranging in age from 11 to
10 years employed, and that is the toughest
sight of all, for the roughness comes right
out on the surface. The children are em
ployed at bottling beer and there is no
limit to the amount they are allowed to
drink. The language the boys and girls
use in shouting to each other is very de
A Missing Heiress.
ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 15.— May Belle
Church field, the 15-year-old daughter of
Mrs. Mary J. Churchrield of this city, and
heiress to considerable property, has been
missing since Wednesday afternoon. No
trace of here whatever has been found.
Fears are entertained that she is being
held for a ransom or to secure some
Lime is sometimes added to snuff, to in
crease its dryness and pungency.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 1895.
FOLSOM'S NEW BOOM.
Great Revival in Mining
Among the Gravel
HEAVIER GOLD OUTPUT.
It Has Increased Over Fifty
Per Cent in the Past Two
MANY RICH STRIKES MADE.
Prospecting Parties Are Busy
Throughout the Surrounding:
SACRAMENTO, Cai,., June 15.— The old
historic mining town of Folsom, situated
on the American River, twenty-two miles
east of this city, is experiencing a genuine
mining boom, and the gold output has in
creased over 50 per cent during the past
two months, as compared with the produc
tion of the past few years. Prospecting
parties are busily engaged searching
throughout th: surrounding country for
auriferous gravel deposits, and many rich
strikes have been made during the past
M. H. Burke, it is stated, is the fortunate
possessor of three of the richest claims
that have ever been worked on Rebel Hill,
within two miles of the town of Folsom.
For several years this locality was one
of the richest gold-producing regions of
the State, but of late years it has been
abandoned. Burkes find has encouraged
others to begin investigations in the same
locality, and it is stated that numerous
shafts are being sunk throughout the dis
At Humbue Eavine, situated east of
Rebel Hill and south of Folsom, there is a
regular old-fashioned mining camp, and
men are burrowing into the earth in all
directions. This locality has alway3 been
known to be gold producing, and in early
days small fortunes were delved
from the side ravines and hillsides,
but the miners were always com
pelled to battle with large quantities
of seepage waier, which, with the primi
tive pumping machinery at hand in those
days, made it almost an impossibility to
reach the bedrock where the majority
of the precious metal is found. Later in
ventions in pumping plants now make it
possible to work these diggings profitably.
At the White & Donnelly mine, situated
in the town proper, the output of gold still
continues to be on a par with the amount
turned out per month since the opening of
the mine, something over a year ago,
namely, $4000. This mine employs about
twenty men and it is the intention of the
proprietors to largely extend their opera
tions during July.
At the McCue mine prospecting has
been temporarily suspended, awaiting the
arrival of new machinery en route from
Eastern points. Several years ago this
locality was prospected with the aid of a
crude boring plant. After drilling through
a deep formation of lava deposit during
the volcanic period the debris of the
glacial period was reached, and, it is
claimed, proved marvelously rich, in places
yielding $5 to the pan, but such an enor
mous body of water was encountered
that no attempt was made to work the
Mr. McCue, becoming conversant with
these facts, organized a company, procured
powerful pumping machinery and sank a
shaft to the depth of over 100 feet, but the
inflow of water becomine too great it was
found necessary to increase the pumping
Pending the arrival of the necessary
machinery, it is the intention of the com
pany to continue prospecting with the
Beale core drill, an invention now being
introduced on the coast by Colonel Cura
It will bore either a perpendicular
hole or on the incline to fol
low the pitch of the ledge, and its
owners guarantee to sink to the depth
of 1000 feet. When it is added that the
cost is not one-tenth that of sinking a
shaft, its importance as a factor in the
mining of the future will readily be ap
preciated. The invention was patented in
1891, and in the space of three years it has
won its way in the Eastern and Southern
States to the front rank in the mining world.
It is the simplest as well as the most ef
fective contrivance of the kind ever de
vised. The inventor conceived the idea
from the cutting of marble by a toothless
saw with the aid of sand and water. Small
chilled steel shot of the hardest descrip
tion is used in place of sand. These are
fed into the holes from the top. The drill
consists of different lengths of pipe, like
gas pipe, screwed together, and is kept
revolving at great speed, underpressure,
the shot becoming imbedded in the soft
iron of the pipe, and in that manner
forming a rough, rasping surface, which
wears away the hardest kind of rock.
James H. Burnnam, who conducts a
banking business at Folsom, states that
during the past week he purchased gold
dust, produced in the immediate vicinity,
amounting to $4877 66, and that during
the past month over $20,000 in dust passed
through his hands. Jacob Hyman, a mer
chant, has purchased several thousand
dollars' worth of dust, and other buyers
have handled large amounts.
Judging by all accounts, the mines of
Folsom bid fair to bring a return of the
prosperous days of old, when money
flowed like water in the little community.
The miners are extremely jubilant over
their prospects. They have raised a large
sum, and intend to hold a general celebra
tion on the Fourth of July in the style of
the early argonauts.
AMERICAN PROPERTY SAFE.
It Was but Zittle Damaged in the Recent
WASHINGTON. D. C, June 15.-The
State Department has received a cable
gram from Minister Denby saying that in
the recent Chinese riots at Cheng Tung
the American mission property was not
much damaged, and that no Americans
Lieutenant Itackua Dead.
WASHINGTON, D. C, June 15.-The
War Department has been informed that
Lieutenant George Backus, First Cavalry,
died at Dallas, Tex., to-day.
Secretary LamonVs Tour.
WASHINGTON, D. C, June 15.-Secre
tary Lamont, with Mrs. Laraont, will leave
here next week for a Western trip. He
will be accompanied by Quartermaster-
General Bachelder. Secretary Lamont
may extend his trip to the Pacific Coast.
They will probably look over the site for a
new military post at Bismarck, N. Dak.,
which is contemplated in an act of the
CIVIL SERVICE LAW
It la Proposed to Place Every Govern-
ment Employe Under Ha Protection.
WASHINGTON. D. C, June 15.—
Hardly is the ink dry on the order
which places the Government Print
ing Office under the civil-service rules
than the announcement is made
that the United States pension agencies
throughout the country will soon be
brought within the provisions of the civil
service law. The order to this effect will
probably be promulgated within the next
Commissioner Proctor, when seen this
afternoon, was not inclined to be inter
viewed in regard to the pension agencies,
but when asked if the commission bad In
contemplation the proposition to extend
the law to these agencies, he said:
"The commission has many matters of
that kind under contemplation, but no
one is authorized to say so."
It is a fact that the commission has a
scheme to throw the civil service law
around every man in the Government
service, and this, it is said by those in a
position to know, will be done before the
close of Mr. Cleveland's term of office in
1897. Up to this time there are upward of
60,000 Government employes who come
under the civil service law.
HOMES FOR A MULTITUDE
Millions of Acres to Be Added
to the Western Home
Their Reclamation Must Be Under
taken by the Respective
WASHINGTON, T>. C, June 15.—Mil
lions and millions of acres of land are to
be added to the great homestead areas of
The last Congress enacted a law provid
ing that the General Government shall do
nate to each State in which there are arid
lands one million acres of such lands on
condition that the reclamation is done by
Already Idaho and Wyoming have com
plied with all the formalities of the law
and have taken steps toward securing the
million acres of land within their borders.
Lieutenant-Governor Miles of Idaho and
E. Meade of Wyoming, both engineers ap
pointed by their respective States, are here
to complete the final arrangements.
Their mission promises to be very suc
cessful, for they are receiving from Land
Commissioner Lamoreaux the most cor
"The steps which are now being taken
to transform an immense section of arid
country into fertile and fruitful fields,"
said the Commissioner, <# will, no doubt,
be most far reaching in their effect. Under
the new law, however, the State is to un
dertake the work, and is to sell the lands
in sections of not over 160 acres to any one
person, for such price as can be obtained.
The Government retains possession for
five years, and if at the end of that time
the reclamation appears to be permanent,
the title of the land passes to the State
and thence to the settler. This means
homes and farms for a multitude of peo
Jtarrow Kurnpr From Death.
WASHINGTON. D. C. June 15.— Fire
broke out at 9:30 o'clock to-day in the
European Hotel, on Pennsylvania avenue,
next to Willard's. The flames ran up tne
stairway and burst from the windows of
the third and fourth floors, cutting off
egress by the main stairway.
Many guests were asleep, and four, in
cluding the daughter of the proprietor, J.
E. Moylan, had their escape cut off from
the stairs and fire escapes, but were finally
rescued without injury by the firemen.
Most of the guests lost their effects. The
loss is confined chiefly to damage to the
Two Cadet* at Large.
WASHINGTON. D. C. June 15.-The
President has made the following appoint
ments at large to West Point: George B.
Comly, son of the late Major Clifton
Comly, ordnance department, who died
very suddenly at Governors Island in 1894
while in the performance of duty, leaving
a widow with a number of children ; Wil
liam Tidball, son of General John C. Tid
ball, United States army, retired, who was
graduated from the military academy in
1848 and retired after continuous and dis
tinguished service in 1889.
Condition of the Treasury.
WASHINGTON, D. C, June 15.-To
day's statement of the condition of the
treasury shows: Available cash balance,
$183,429,801 : gold reserve. $99,525,019.
BADLY SHATTERED RATES.
Probability of One of the
Worst Tariff Wars Ever
Freights Have Already Been Re
duced From Fifty to Eighty
CHICAGO. 1n,., June 15.— The freight
officials of the Western roads now say that
they are confronted by the probability of
one of the worst rate wars they nave ever
experienced. Rates in every direction
and of every class are being cut anywhere
from 50 to 80 per cent.
The collapse of all the freight money
pools and the bursting of the South
western Association has left the Western
Freight Association the only organi
zation in the West by which
freight rates are being maintained at
all, and even it seems powerless to avert in
any way the demoralization which has
been spreading for the last two months.
The action of the Union Pacific yester
day in reducing rates knocked about the
last prop from under the schedules and
there is nothing but shattered tariffs in
sight in every direction. This is the view
of some of the most conservative officials
of the western lines and everything at
present seems to point to the accuracy of
An Entire Block Burned.
WHEELING, W. Va., June 15,— One of
the most disastrous fires in the history of
Bridgeport, Ohio, opposite this city, broke
out in Ogle Bay block this morning. The
town being without tire apparatus was
compelled to call on the Wheeling Fire
Department. One entire block was gutted.
The loss is |80,000, with insurance of $40,
OVERCOME BY FORCE
Berkeley Athletes Meet
Their Waterloo at
MAKE A BRAVE BATTLE.
By a Weakness In Second
Place Men They Fail to
BUT RECORDS ABE BROKEN.
If the Protested Victors Are Sus
pended California May Yet
Secure the Laurels.
CHICAGO, 111., June 15.— The Berkeley
boys have at last met their Waterloo. It
was expected, and bravely met. Twelve
events were contested. California had
entries in eleven and won six, but by her
weakness in second-place men she lost to
the Chicago Athletic Association.
If the protested members of the Chicago
team are suspended by the A. A. U. Cali
fornia will even yet be the victor. Still
the defeat is acknowledged.
Edgren broke the U. C. hammer throw
record by throwing the weight over 125
feet, and Woolsey added 2 inches to his
22-foot record in the broad jump.
Besides these records and victories Koch
won the half-mile run in 2 mm. 5 1-5 sec.
Merwin won the walk in 7 mm. 49 sec,
and Torrev won the 120 hurdle race in
16 1-1? sec. and the 220 hurdle race in 26 1-5
sec. Dozier scored second in the jump,
with 21 feet 4 inches; Koch took second in
the shot put to 40 feet 8 inches, and Dyer
ran second in the low hurdles. Dyer lost
the high hurdles by an accident.
Barnes and Scoggins played out in the
sprints, probably the result of too many
Fred W. Koch Starting for the 880-
contests. But the boys were game through
out and were only overcome by numbers.
Following were the entries announced
previous to the beginning of the meet:
200-yard dash— Chicago: John V. Cram,
W. C. Skillinger, T. H. Jackson. Califor
nia: J. W. Scoggins, T. K. Barnes.
220-yard dash— Chicago : John V. Crum,
W. C. Skillinger. California: J. W. Scog
gins, D. H. Jackson, T. K. Barnes.
Mile walk — Chicago : L. T. Merwin.
California: O. W. Hazell.
Two-mile bicycle— Chicago: J. P. Van
doser, G. A. Thome, N. H. Van Sycklen.
California: M. Dozier.
120-yard hurdle— Chicago: W. B. Ever
ingham, A. C. Clark. California: Dyer,
220-yard hurdle— Chicago, A. Clark, John
V. Crum; California, Dyer, Torrey.
Running high jump— Chicago, V. A.
Clark, J. A. Hess, J. Vaninwagen ; Cali
fornia, F. W. Koch, M. Dozier, Woolsey,
Running broad jump — Chicago, A. H.
Culver, E. W. Perry, W. S. Farrant; Cali
fornia, Woolsey. Dyer, M. Dozier.
Putting 10-pound shot— Chicago, E. W.
Perry, G. F. Riddell; California, F. W.
Koch, R. Edgren.
Throwing 16-pound hammer — Chicago,
E. W. Perry, G. F. Riddell; California, R.
First event, 100-yard run, was won by
Crum of Chicago, with Skillinger of
Chicago second. Time, 9 4-5 seconds.
The victory of the Chicagos in the 100
--yard-run dash was greeted with wild en
thusiasm by the spectators, as Scoggins of
California was favorite for first place.
Crum beat him easily, however, and the
Calif ornian was not even particularly a
The running high jump was won at 5
feet 8 inches by Hess of Chicago, with
Clark of Chicago second. Ridell of Chi
cago won in putting 16-pound shot at 40
feet 3 inches. Koch of California was
second at 37 feet 4% inches.
The one-mile walk was a hotly contested
event. Merwin of California won in
7:40 3-5, with Hassett of Chicago second.
The 220-yard hurdle was won by Torry of
California, with Dyer of California second.
Time, :26 1-5.
In the 440-yard run Jackson of Chicago
came in first, with Skillinger of Chicago
second. Time, :52 2-5.
The running broad jump was one of the
most prettily contested events. Both
teams were strong, and rooters for both en
couraged the contestants with tin horns,
college yells and the usual amount of en
thusiastic discord. The winner was
Woolsey of California at 22 feet and 2
inches, with Dorsey second at 21 feet 4
The Californians dropped entirely out of
the one-mile run. The only starters were
Rositer and Jackson of Chicago. The race
was won by Rositer. Time, 5 :31 2-5.
The 120-yard hurdle race was won by
Torrey of California, who was liberally ap
plauded as the first of the Westerners to
make a showing. Clarke of Chicago was
second. Time, 16 1-5.
The 220-yard race was won easily by
Crum of Chicago, SkiUincer of Chicago
second. Time, 22 2-5 sec. Scoggins of Cali
fornia ran, but was easily oistanced.
The 880 yard run was won easily by
Koch Jo f California, in 2 mm. 51-5 sec.,
Rositer of Chicago, second.
The 16 pound hammer throw contest was
won by Edpren of California with a throw
of 125 feetj SU inches. Perry of Chicago
was second with a throw of 77 feet and 6
Dozierof California was unable to appear
in the two-mile bicycle race and the event
was declared off, it being agreed that the
points were not to count.
The day's contest resulted in a victory
for Chicago with a total of 48 points. Cali
fornia scored 36 points.
THE AFFAIR .4. FIZZLE.
Police Take a Hand in the Seaside
CONEY ISLAND. N. V.. June 15.—
Scarcely 1000 took the risk of paying their
money here to-night to see the bouts
which were scheduled to take place in the
arena of the Seaside Athletic Club. The
affair was a fizzle. George Green of San
Francisco, better known as "Young Cor
bett," and Eddie Pierce of New York, who
were to box ten rounds at catch weights,
were the first to enter the ring. During
the first two rounds Corbett punched
Pierce when and where he liked, and in
the third he hit Pierce a right-hand punch
in the jaw and the latter went down like
a log, falling on his face knocked out.
The police, headed by Captain Clayton,
jumped into the ring and arrested the
fighters, seconds and timekeepers and
referee. No decision was given.
George Dixon and Frank Erne then
climbed through the ropes. The an
nouncer introduced the men to the spec
tators and said:
"These men have entered the ring to
complete their contracts, but as the police
will not allow them to go on there will be
no further contests here to-night."
"Give us our money back," yelled the
Tom O'Rourke, Dixon's manager, then
addressed the crowd and said:
"I am here with my man and am willing
to have him fight if the club will give me a
guarantee to protect him in court in case
Billy Newman on behalf of Erne said:
"We are here to fight and are willing to
do so on the terms Mr. O'Rourke stated."
The crowd yelled their approval and
then "Sparrow" Robertson entered tne
ring and said:
"The club has decided to guarantee the
protection demanded by the principals,
but the police refuse to allow the men
"Never mind the police," yelled several
spectators, and it looked as if a riot would
take place. They quieted down in a couple
of minutes, however, and the seconds of
the men attempted to put on the gloves.
Inspector Murphy and Captain Clayton
entered the ring and announced that they
would not permit the fight to proceed.
The crowd then left the building.
XIAGARA ASH BRITAXXIA.
They Are the Winning Yacht* in the Royal
SOUTHAMPTON, Esq., June 15.— 1t is
fine weather for yacht-racing. The Ailsa
and Britannia started at 10:30 o'clock this
morning in a race under the auspices of
the Royal Southern Yacht Club, over a
course of tprty-five miles. The Niagara,
Audrey, Inyoni and Stephanie started at 11
o'clock in a race for twenty-raters, over a
twenty-three-mile course. The Britannia
touched sand off Calshot and remained
aground three minutes. The twenty-raters
got away well together, with the exception
of the Audrey. The Niagara passed Spit a
minute ahead, but the Audrey and Inyoni
soon overhauled her.
The wind was very light. At 3 o'clock
the Ailsa had led thirteen minutes on the
Britannia. Off Ryde the Niagara was be
The following were the times for the
twenty-rater class at the finish:
„. H. M. S.
Niagara 5 6 42
Inyoni 5 6 41
Audrey 5 7 1
Stephanie 5 8 20
Luna 6 13 3
Niagara, the winner, was last and away
behind the competitors when the yachts
were off Ryde.
In the big race Britannia won by the
time allowance by 8 seconds.
Going to the Kreiaturnfest. ' "
SAN JOSE, Cal., June 15.— follow
ing team has been selected to represent the
San Jose Turn Verein at the Kreisturnfest
to be held at Los Angeles, commencing
June 22: R. Lenz, Fred Doerr, Aueust
Menn Jr., Jesse Waterman, Louis Doerr,
Charles Zarcone, A. Rich, Frank Graul
and Charles Meisterheim.
THEIR MONEY IS VP.
Zimmerman and Johnson to Race for a
MOUNT HOLLY, N. J., June 15.-At
the meet of the Mount Holly Athletic As
sociation a match was made for a race be
tween Zimmerman and Johnson for $5000
a side, on a track to be selected by Zim
merman, anywhere outside of Asbury
Park. Friends of Johnson have posted
$5000 with the Philadelphia inquirer, and
the men will meet at the office next
Wednesday to arrange the final details.
The race is to be the best two in three.
SOME VERY FIJtJS RACING.
Opening of the JT«w Bicycle Club of the
A>w York Division.
NEW YORK. N. V., June 15.-The
opening of the new bicycle club of the
New York State Division, L. A. W., at
Manhattan Beach, was signalized by some
very fine racing. The most important
races were the events in class B. These
were: One mile, scratch, paced; mile
handicap, and ten miles, scratch, paced.
One mile, novice, class A, won by G. Reitz of
New York. Time, 2:26%.
One mile, scratch, class A, New York State
championship, won by M. P. Foster, Brooklyn.
Time, 2:44 4-5. No race, time limited 2:30.
One mile, scratch, paced, class B. won by E.
C. Bald, Buffalo; C. M. Murphy, Brooklyn,
second; Otto Ziegler, San Jose," Cal., third
Time, 2 :04 2-5, State record. The last half was
done in 1:01.
Five miles, class A, won by W. C. Roome, New
Jersey, Time, 13:55 4-5.
One-mile handicap, class A, won by E. H.
Hodgeson, Lyndhurst, 110 yards. Time,
One-mile handicap, class B, won by W. C.
Baker, Columbus, 75 yards; R. McDonald, New
York, 75 yards, second; F.H.Allen, Sprinp
field, 45 yards, third. Time, 2:11 2-5.
Three-mile scratch, class A, New York State
championship, won by L. H. Hoppe, Brooklyn.
Time, 7 :37 1-5.
Ten-mile, class B, scratch, paced by quad,
won by W. H. Maddox; Sims, Washington,
second; 8. Baker, Columbus, third. Time,
21 :39 3-5. This beats the American paced
record by 1:52 1-5, and beats the competition
record by 3:52 2-5. Those on the quad were
Coburn, O'Connor, Terrel and Brandt.
Williams Is Champion.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., June 15.—
The defeat of Yale by Williams to-day by
a score of 9 to 2, and the victory of Dart
month over Amherst at Hanover to-day
by a score of 9 to 7, gives the tri-colored
championship to Williams, no matter what
the result of the remaining games.
Tricycle Record Lowered.
LONDON, Eng., June 15.— At the Man
chester races to-day A. F. Illsley won the
ten mile amateur tricycle championship.
Time, 25 mm. 48 2-5 sec, lowering the
record by 46 2-5 seconds.
JOINT SILVER DEBATE.
It Is to Begin at Chicago on the 16th of
NEW YORK, N. V., June 15.-H. M.
Easly af Chicago has been in this city and
Boston for the past three days in the in
terest of the coming Horr-Harvey silver
debate. The time for the contest to begin
has been fixed for July 16, and it will con
tinue from day to day until finished, and
will be held in the city of Chicago.
As each contestant is to have assistants,
the sound money committee of the
Chamber of Commerce of New York City,
at Mr. Horr's request, will send five able
men to help him, in conjunction with five
others to be chosen from the West and
A dog market is held every Sunday in
Paris, where it is possible to buy anything
from a black-and-tan to a large mastiff.
APPEASED IN BLOOD.
The Deadly Rage of
a Jealous Kansas
SLAUGHTER OF BABES.
He Beats Out the Brains of
His Two Children With
HE THEN KILLS HIMSELF.
But Not Before He Had Wounded
His Wife and Two of Her
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 15.-A
special to the Times from St. Francis,
Kans., says: A horrible tragedy was en
acted about nine miles northeast of St.
Francis this morning.
Frank Williams, a farmer, while in a fit
of jealous rage, attempted to murder his
wife and Miss Alice Smith and "William
Smith. He then beat the brains out of his
two children, a little girl aped 5 and a boy
aged 9, with a hatchet, after which he
blew his own brains out with a revolver.
Williams lost his first wife last Septem
ber, and on May 12 was married to Mrs.
Anna Kennedy, formerly Miss Dixon. who
lived near by, and who hid assisted in his
housework for some time past. Their
married life was very unhappy, and after
about four weeks of turmoil the woman
left him and went to live at the house of
a man named A. Swanson, a neighbor.
During the past week Williams went to
the house of Swanson several times,
flourished a revolver, and threatened to
kill his wife and Mrs. Swanson.
This morning the Swanson family and
Mrs. Williams started to come to St.
Francis for .the purpose of having Wil
liams arrested. On the way they stopped
at the house of G. O. Smith. While there
Williams appeared on the scene, and pro
cepded to settle the differences between his
wife and himself by drawing a revolver
and beginning to fire at everybody in
William Smith was shot through the
cheek, the bullet knocking out two of his
teeth and tearing away a portion of the
jawbone. He was also shot twice in the
back and may die.
Miss Smith received a bullet in the
breast, but fortunately her corset arrested
the bullet, and she suffered but a slight
Mrs. Williams, the wife, received a bul
let in the mouth, but was not seriously
Williams then rode home, where he
completed his work by smashing the
brains of his two children with a hatchet
and shooting himself through the head.
When the Sheriff arrived Williams and
the children were dead. The Coroner was
summoned and is now holding an inquest.
ANXIOUS TO HEAR DEPEW
Efforts Being Made to Have JJhn Attend
the Republican League Convention.
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 15.— The fol
lowing telegram has been received from
Chauncey M. Depew in reply to an inquiry
as to whether he could attend the Repub
lican National League convention next
NEW YORK, June 14, 1895.
I have notified the committee of the impos
sibility of my staying over the 20th at Cleve
land to attend the league meeting. I leave
here to-morrow for Nashville to deliver the
annual address at the Vanderbilt University
and make one other speech on scholastic
matters. Returning I will arrive at Cleveland
on the 19th at 5 o'clock and leave at 6.
Chavniey M. Depew.
It is probable that a strong delegation
will meet Mr. Depew at the depot and
endeavor to prevail upon him to address
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