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VOLUME LXXVIIL— NO. 41.
OUSTED BY A WOMAN "Boss" Gorman's Rule in Maryland Is at an End. MISS GARRETT'S FIGHT. Using Her Gold and Influence to Wipe Out an Old Score. DOOMED BY A STERN ENEMY. Long Ago the Democratic Prophet Dug a Pit Into Which He Is Destined to* Fall. NEW YORK. N. V., July 10.— The Mail and Express prints the following special from Washington: For the first time in his political life Arthur P. Gorman, United States Senator anu Democratic boss of Maryland and would-be controller of the Democratic party, trembles for his politi cal supremacy and sees with fear the hand writing on the wall. But so often has the cry of "wolf been made in the Terrapin State and the people made to believe that Gorman has reached the end of his rope that in some quarters this last cry goes un heeded. In a few days the Democratic State con vention will be held in Maryland, and a complete State ticket is to be nominated. For many months a battle has been going on within the Democratic party in the State against Gorman and his methods. Soon after Congress adjourned it was an nounced that the Senator, worn out with his fight for the sugar trust tariff bill, in tended to take a long reet and go to Eu rope. His plans had hardly got under way, however, before the rumbling of the com ing storm was heard, and the astute "boss" thought it best to change his plans and stay m this country. A trip to the Pacific Coast was then planned, but hardly nad he begun to arrange for passes and private cars before he found this, too. was out of the question, and to the surprise of nearly every one Senator Gorman an nounced that he would spend his summer quietly at his county seat in Maryland. As the days grew warmer the politicians in Baltimore City began to grow accus tomed .to seeing Arthur P. Gorman come once or twice a week to the Democratic headquarters. These visits soon became daily, and finally the Senator took com plete control of affair* and began once more to manage his gang of heelers and workers. But while the cat had been away the mice had been at play, and Gor man found that the little animals had been knawing at his political ropes and that they were not as strong as usual. Gorman was forced to openly face . the situation and then began his battle. The Republicans in Maryland carried the State last fall, and had there been a general election instead of a Congressional one Republican officials would now be in all of the State offices. The party at pres ent is as strong as it was then, but this was not all that the senior Senator had to con tend with. The internecine fight in his party was bitter. Men who had been promised political preferment for years by Gorman demanded now a fulfillment of these promises, and this brought about the Senator, who had lived on broken prom ises, a horde of candidates. In Maryland there are two distinct sec tiois of the State— the eastern and the western shore— and as each is jealous of the other there is a row. The written law is that each section shall have a United States Senator. Candidates for Governor eprang up all over the State, and Gorman, in his dilemma, decided to play a little game known in Maryland as "the favorite Eon"; that is, be promised every county that it should name a candidate for Gov ernor, and in this way tried to secure county delegations to the Democratic State convention favorable to himself, intending at the last moment to name his own man , This little trick, however, was too trans parent, and the counties began to kick. Then came open revolt. Ex-Congresaraan Rayner came forward as an independent candidate, but when he found that the politicians were only "tapping his barrel" and electing delegates opposed to him he wisely withdrew, and there was a howl among the "boys" who had hoped to have Lad this well-spring of money throughout the campaign. As soon as Gorman's scheme was ex posed the counties began to work for them selves, and then came Gorman's great sur prise. The man whom the Senator wished really to nominate for Governor was a western shore man, with Populistic ideas. Counties in the western part of the State have so thoroughly repudiated Gorman and his men that an almost solid anti- Gorman delegation will appear in the State convention. The Senator has given ud Baltimore city and county, and has so changed his tactics that he has dropped his western candidate and when the con vention meets will spring an eastern shore man, named John Walter Smith, as the "people's choice." The reason is that' Gorman's strength in the convention will be almost wholly from the eastern shore. There is doubt, however, whether Gorman will be able even to nominate Smith. At his headquarters, he has a most interesting document in the shape of a tally sheet, which shows him the names of all the delegates, so far elected to the convention, and to his dismay and anguish, he can only count a majority of about a baker's dozen. This slim showing will yet be reduced by the delegates to be elected, and that is why Gorman is trembl- ing now. , Behind all this there is a story which is intensely interesting and decidedly dra matic. There is a woman in the case, and this woman has a score to settle with Mr. Gorman, which will never be wiped out until the Senator is beaten. About ten years ago, when Gorman had one of his lieutenants in the gubernatorial chair, the Senator was appointed a director for the State of Maryland in the directo rate of the Baltimore and Ohio Railway. No sooner did he take his seat than he be gan his usual tactics of rule or ruin, and \he result was that there was a change in The San Francisco Call. the management of the big railroad such as had never taken place during its exist ence. Tne Garrett interest, which has been the keystone of the great trunk line, was ig nored and displaced. Gorman, through his men, seemed to have absolute power, and the history of the road during that time is too well known to need repetition or exposi tion. It was about this time that Mary Garrett, who had been her father's (the late John W. Garrett) closest adviser and counselor, took things into he.r own hands and Mr. Gorman disappeared from the directory. The railroad returned into the Garrett con trol and everything was right, but the old scores were not wiped out. The interests so outraged at that time have abided their time, and it seems to have come now. The truth of the matter is that Mary Garrett has taken up the light against Gorman this year, and, aided by Congress man John K. Cowan, the chief counsel of the railroad, who has long been a political enemy of Gorman, and other powerful in fluences, including the Baltimore Sun, the war has been waged relentlessly. There is a wheel within a wheel in this right, which also maKes it in tensely exciting. Gorman finds that one of his most trusted and able lieutenants is secretly in league with the enemy. This man, who was favored by President Cleve land during his first term as President, and whose appointment was a National dis grace, has for some time past been carry ing on what is known as the "legislative pay-list" of the railroad at a good, fat an nual salary. His duties are those of being a good fellow with the people of influence, and with money at his back he is always able to carry his point. This man kuows Gor man's tricks, and hence is a powerful tool in the hands of the opposition. This combination, which has worked for many months, pulling down every stone Gorman has tried to place in position, has at last accomplished something. Delega tion after delegation have been won over from the Gorman ranks, and now their candidate, Governor Frank Brown, seems to be reasonably sure of a renomination at the Democratic State convention. Governor Brown was long since thrown aside by Gorman, and more than once ordered to retire from the field, but he has made an excellent Governor, independent and courageous at time?, and if the Democrats have any show this fall Brown will be more likely to get the votes than any other man they could name. Miss Garrett is considered one of the richest women in America. She is willing to spend her money, and authority says that she is doing so. Frank Brown is a millionaire in his own name, and has lately corr.e into a double fortune of millions more. Therefore, there is no lack of money on their side. So much for the battle within the Democratic party in Maryland. Now, in regard to the Republican fight Gorman has on bis hands. Never was the grand old party in such condition in Maryland. Aggressive, warlike and right, it has gone into the battle with victory ahead of it, and it looks as if all was over except the yelling. As the Baltimore Sun is lighting Gorman within his party, aided by the vigorous afternoon News, the Balti more American, under the gallant editor ship of General Felix Angus, is leading the Republicans to the haven they have long sought. All the differences within the Re publican party seem to have been settled and Hon. Lloyd Lowndes, one of the stal wart business men and true Republicans of Western Maryland, will be the candidate for Governor. It will be a fight between the west and the eastern 6hore. The former has by far the majority of votes, and with such a can didate as Colonel Lovrndes and a united Republican party behind him there is little doubt what the outcome will be. Gorman has at last to face his Waterloo. DRIVEN BACK BY REBELS Cubans Repulse an Army Sent to Capture General Maceo. Spaniards Again Routed In a Battle on the Scene of Martl's Assassination. NEW YORK, N. V., July 10.-Advices received yesterday at revolutionary head quarters at Santiago de Cuba stated that rewards have been offered by the Spanish Government for the capture of Gomez and Maceo alive or dead. "When Jose Maceo arrived at Liboney, about nine miles from Santiago de Cuba, recently, be was received witb demonstra tions of joy by the people and a banquet of fifty covers was given in his honor. When the Spanish heard of Maceo's presence 4000 men were dispatched with orders to capture him dead or alive. Maceo was warned and sent word to Brigadier- General Perez to hurry up with re enforcements. The general promptly responded, and when the Spaniards arrived they found themselves confronted by the combined forces. A detachment of 700 of the Spaniards found themselves between a crossh're, and the whole force retreated after making a stand for twenty minutes. Another encounter has taken place near Dos Rios, in San Louis. The insurgents, who were headed by Quintano Bandore, fought savagely, being animated by re venge, as they were near the place where Marti was assassinated. The Spaniards were routed after a short engagement. Cienfuegos is reported to have risen. Mayajizua is only awaiting the arrival of an expedition with a supply of arms in order to join the rebellion. Martinez Campos has requested that every available warship may be sent to Cuba before October, in order to take part in the de cisive operations intended to crush the re bellion. In consequence of the arrest and impris onment of Senor Coronado, editor of La Discusion, the editors of the newspapers in Havana have petitioned the authorities to appoint a board to revise "copy" before it is printed. General Campos replied that the editors should use their own discretion but finally General Moreno, chief oi the Governor-General's staff, was told to sit in judgment upon "copy" submitted to him by the editors. Pnlma May lie Chosen. NEW YORK, N. V., July 10.-Great secrecy surrounds the proceedings at the headquarters of the Cuban revolutionary party in this city to-day. It was given out this morning that over 100 delegates, rep resenting the clubs of Cuban patriots throughout the United States, were in the city and would proceed to-day with the election of a new President of the Cuban republic to succeed the late Jose Marti. It is probable that Senor Thomas Ustrada Falma will be selected. SAN FRANCISCO, THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 11, 1895. AWARDS AT THE FEST Californians Get More Than Their Share of Prizes. HELM'S LIST OF HONORS. The Heavy-Weight Marksman Outclasses All of His Competitors. PROWESS TOLD IS FIGURES. Over One-Fifth of the Cash Premi ums Will Be Brought Back by the Team. NEW YORK, N. V., July 10.— Three first prizes aggregating $800 in cash; the magnificent silver cup, presented by George Ehret, the well-known brewor, thirty-six inches high and valued at $1000; the Rochester Brewing Company's hand some "Rienzi" silver cup, value $500; the three Few York Times silver record wreaths, value $225, were taken from the hands of President Weber by the Califor nian delegation at the distribution of prizes to-day, at the close of the first National Sharpshooters' tournament. This does not include the smaller cash prizes, honor prizes or the cups and medals taken dur ing the shooting. George Helm took the lion's share of the cash from all competito/s, totaling $633, and two record wreaths, and the cheering was loud and prolonged each time this genial big fellow pushed his way through the crowd to get his prizes.* Of course Schuster's second choice for the Columbia prize was the most valuable of any of the donated prizes, excepting Vorbach's choice, the Ruppert silver Bervice, the cash value of which is the same as the Ehret cup, chosen by Schuster, viz: $1000. Thi3 cup is a most magnificent piece of workmanship, standing thirty-six inches high on an ebony pedestal, and beautifully engraved with the rifleman's paraphernalia. D. B. Faktor had sixth choice on Columbia, and took tne"Rienzi" cup. Pape had twenty-third place and choee a set of silver cups, presented by the Elite Schuetzen corps of Brooklyn, and valued at $150. Strecker had thirty-third place, George Helm forty-eighth, G.Alpers ninety-fourth, E. Blodau one hundred and fourteenth, and Louis Bendel one hundred and forty-fifth, and each got a fairly good prize, though, of course, the valuable ones had beea pretty well thinned out by earlier choices. George Helm took the first prize of $300 on the Germania, his bullet being almost a dead center, measuring just 5%-400 of an inch to the right. He also netted $300 more as first prize on the ring target and smaller prizes on other targets, making the total $633, and no man at the tournament was more heartily congratulated on all sides. Strecker took fourth prize of $70 on the ring: Bendel, seventeenth; Schuster, eigh teenth; Faktor, twentieth; Young, twenty ÜBS. CAROLINE MISKELL - HOYT. [Suggested by the Home and Country Magazine as a representative of American Beauty. Reproduced from a photograph by J. Schloss of New York.] seventh ; Pape, twenty - ninth ; Blodau, thirty-fourth, and Al Peters, thirty-ninth. Pape did the best of the delegation on the standard, taking eleventh prize, with 47 points; Strecker sot seventeenth, Blo dau twenty-first, Faktor twenty-third, Young twenty-fifth, Helm thirty-second, Bendel thirty-eighth, and Schuster thirty ninth. iStrecker's 97 on the main, of course, took first prize of $200, Pape coining next with tenth prize and Helm twelfth, on 93 and 92 points each. Young got 88 points and thirty-third prize, Blodau 88 points and thirty-fourth, Schuster forty-seventh prize on 86 points. Faktor fifty-fourth on 86, and Bendel brought up the rear of Californians with sixty-seventh prize and 83 points. Strecker, Young and Pape were seventh, fourteenth and eighteenth in the King con test, with 338, 311 and 296 points respec tively. On the point target Blodau got seventh prize with 18-400 of an inch measurement from his bullet's striking place to the center of the bullseye, Schuster eleventh prize with 23-400 and Pape fifteenth prize with 29-400. Fatter got twelfth prize on the Germania with 300V£ degrees, Blodau fiftieth with 52S l /i and Pape seventy-seventh with 660. Pape also got a prize of $5 for making three bullseyes on the Germania. The cash prizes received to-day by each of the delegation total as follows: George Helm $633, A. Streckers3l7, A. H. Pape $86, E. Blodau $65, D. B. Faktor $43, F. P. Schuster $43, L. Bendel $26, F. O. Young $25 and George Alpers $2; total $1240. The aggregate amount of cash given by the bund in prizes amounted to $6651, so that the delegation actually took over a fifth of the total cash prize money, outside of honor prize, cups and medals to the amount of perhaps $2000. The figures speak for themselves. The "Shooting King's" title goes to Brooklyn, while second and third honors remain in New York. The title, with the king's gold medal, of the value of $150, was won by F. C. Ross of the Elite Schuetzen Corps of Brooklyn, with 371 points on his first 200 shots. [COLORED MEN IX SESSION. South Carolina Megroea Formulating Campaign Plant, COLUMBIA, S. C, July 10.— A largely attended convention representing the col ored people of South Carolina is in progress here to-day for the purpose of formulating a plan of action to be followed In the con stitutional convention campaign which is now under way. The holding of the United States Court of Appeals reversing the de cision of Judge Goff in the registration case is said to practically disenfranchise the negroes of the State, and their leaders are now advising emigration as the only escape from injustice and oppression. It is learned that the Tillmanites or re formers will obtain control of the forth coming constitutional convention and will complete the disenfranchisement of the colored people, and probably wipe out the school fund and increase the poll tax. FELL FROM PIER. Six People Venture Upon a Stringer and A.re Drowned. <■ .■**&&& NEW YORK, N. V., July 10.-Six per sons were drowned here to-night. While three men and two women whose names are as yet unknown were taking an airing on the string piece of pier No. 37, East River, they lost their balance and fell into the river. Two of the men sank to the bottom at once. Michael O'Neil, in trying to re&cue the two women and the other man, was pulled to the bottom and all were drowned. FELL WITH ITS LOAD. The Floor of a Pavilion Filled With People Gives Way. TAKE A FE ARFIfL PLUNGE The Festivities of the Elks at Atlantic City End In a Catastrophe. MANY ARE FATALLY INJURED. A Struggling Mass of Humanity Precipitated a Distance of Twenty-Five Feet. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., July 10.— A frightful accident terminated the Elks' fes tivities at the Inlet Casino to-night and a large number of persons sustained terrible injuries, from which some will die. The grand exalted ruler of the Buffalo body, Meade D. Detwiler of Harrisburg, had'finished his address at the opening of the social season of the Elks and was aDout to introduce James J. Armstrong of New York when a crack from the stand was heard. A moment later the stand, upon which were almost a thousand people, slowly parted, and the mass of humanity was precipitated to the first floor, a dis tance of twenty-five feet. Men, women and children were plunged into the hole and upon one another. The cries, shrieks and groans were deafening and the direst confusion reigned. An alarm was immediately sent out and all the physicians in town responded. The work of extricating the injured proceeded rapidly, and by 12 o'clock they had all been removed to the hospitals or their hotels. Among the injured are the following: At the United States Hotel : C. M. Foote of Memphis, collar-bone and arm broken ; C R. Lombard of Boston, feet crushed and arm fractured; J. R. Duke of Joliet, 111., badly injured on the head and about the face. At Shauffter's Hotel: James Long of the Internal Revenue Service, Philadelphia, injured about the face and nose broken; Ullie Lee of Camden, internally hurt; Charles Folwell of Camden, left leg broken ; George J. Peachlin of Camden, leg mashed. At the Majestic: Charles J. Armstrong, exalted ruler of the New York Lodge of Elks, internal injuries; a 10-year-old daughter of Armstrong; Mrs. Japha and her niece, Mies C. Friedenthal of New York, suffering from slight internal in juries. At the Albemarle: Mrs. C. Meyers of Philadelphia, leg fractured; Mrs. R. A. Liverley of East Liverpool, Ohio, spine injured. in addition to the above the following are at other hotels: Prescott Eckerman of Mount Holly, N. J., of Jennings' band, leg broken; Frederick Laproth of Cainden, of Jennings' band, internal injuries, prob ably fatal; J. Melville Janson of Carncros» Theater, Philadelphia, eye cut and leg badly cut; Sirs. Janson, compound frac ture of leg; Mrs. Anton Webber of Brook lyn, back injured; Mrs. Henney, bruised about the limbs and teeth knocked out; John Throun of Baltimore, severe cut on the head; James Long of Camden, a rev enue officer, nose broken; Mrs. Wil liam W. Mines of Camden, fractured elbow and badly bruised; Frank Wilse man, cornet-player, ankle fractured; J. L. T. Eckman, Mount Holly, N. J., barytone, ankle fractured; G. L. J. Guest, clarionet player, leg broken; F. Demond, internally injured; Frank Bolton, eye cut and badly injured; Dr. Frye of Pon County, Va., seriously bruised and bad sprain of leg; C. F. Sheriff, shoulder and knee badly bruised; Mrs. C. F. Sheriff, left side injured; J. M. Newbury, foot badly bruised; Mrs. William Lee, badly shaken up; Mrs. R.Glasser, very seriously bruised; Miss Colvin of Alleghany, Pa., head cut and left limb bruised; Mrs. Knox Little of Newburg, N. V., badly shaken up; Mr. Lee, Camden, internally injured; Mrs. James Armstrong, injured internally; Monroe Barringer of New York, frac tured knee; Leopold Frye of Phila delphia, leg broken; Antonio Dunon of Jennings' band, Camden, leg broken; Mrs. Neill, wife of Frank Neill of Baltimore Lodge, leg hurt, taken to the Mansion House; Major Wolf, leg injured; Mrs. D. Uffel of Camden, sprained ankle; Mrs. Morris A. Rogers and Mrs. William E. Husted, badly bruised about the body; Byron W. Orr, editor of the Social Session, ankle sprained; Mrs. Orr, ankle injured; Horace Grant of Orange, N. J., leg broken, head cut and badly bruised about the body; Mrs. John D. Lenchner of Camden, seri ously injured and taken to Schauffter's; William Treadwell of Boston Lodge, past exalted ruler, seriously bruised, but in juries not dangerous. By 9 o'clock more than 1200 people had gathered on the floor of the pavilion, an ticipating a pleasant evening's enjoyment. The bands attached to the visiting lodges had given a fine concert, and Captain Samuel Perry of the Atlantic City Lodge had just begun the preliminaries of start ing the social session. The night was a fine one, and as the strains of the music floated out over the ocean, it seemed that a more joyous crowd could not have been gathered together anywhere. But there were several hundred people who noticed the vibration of the floor, and left the pavilion fearing that the great weight would lead to its destruction and the consequent injury of the merry-makers. Fearing to create a panic, they quietly ap proached some members of the visiting lodges and discussed with them the ad visability of bringing the affair to a close, so as to relieve the floor of a portion of the weight. While they were talking the crash came. A portion of the floor, about thirty feet square, located at the middle of the pavilion and near the railing on the board sidewalk, came tumbling down, bringing along about 100 people. In a second the electric lights on the second floor were extinguished, but luckily those on this floor kept burning long enough to permit some of the panic-stricken people to get to the stairway,' which remained intact, and reach the board walk. Men, women and children were jammed together trying to escape by the stairway, while the victims of the crash were screaming for aid to ex tricate them from the falling beams and timbers. When the first feeling of panic had sub sided the surviving Elka gallantly rushed to the rescue of their injured brothers and friends in defiance of the danger that con fronted them, as they did not know the instant the remainder of the pavilion might bury them among the ruins. Wnile the work of rescue was going on the lights on the first floor became extin guished and plunged the place in darkness. Men ran to the car barn of the trolley road near by and obtained a number of headlights from the cars. These were most useful in assisting the work of the res cuers. In the mean time the people who were seated in the vicinity of the break found themselves in imminent danger of falling through the hole. Indeed, some were obliged to clutch the edge of the floor to keep themselves from falling through. Maurice A. Rodgers, ex-president of the Senate of New Jersey, and a member of the Camden Lodge, was seated by the side of his wife in the section that fell. Mrs. Rodgers was precipitated to the ground, sustaining only a nervous shock. Senator Rodgers had both hands caught between two beams and hung suspended in the air until released by some unknown person. An alarm of fire was turned in, butwben the firemen arrived all the victims had been released. Before the arrival of am bulances a number of omnibuses were pressed into service to carry away the wounded to their hotels or to the city hos pital. Frederick Claproth, a member of Jen nings' band of Camden, died at the City Hospital late to-night as the result of _is injuries. ________________ WILL JOIS THE TRUST. Rumored Intention of the Lor Ward To- bnceo Company. NEW YORK, N. V., July 10.— The Her ald says: There is every indication that the American Tobacco Company has about completed what is perhaps the most im portant combination in its history, and by accomplishing it has become one of the strongest trusts in the country. The great manufacturing house of P. Lorillard & Co., it is declared, is about to join the trust, merging with it a business wnich has been famous for more than a century. The trust is so confident that the combi nation has been effected that tobacco job bers in this city, Chicago, Cincinnati, Denver, New Orleans and San Francisco have been notified privately that within thirty days the Lorillard brands will be supplied by the American Tobacco Com pany, otherwise the trust, to their cus tomers. The representatives of both companies refuse to talk about the rumors. A meet ing of the directors of the American To bacco Company will, it is said, be held this month and an announcement made to the directors and stockholders of the control of the Loriliard Company. t'arton Gets the Road. OGDEN, Utah, July 10.— W. A. Paxton of Omaha was the only bidder to-day for the Utah, Hot Springs and Ogden Rail way, which was sold at Sheriff's sale on a trust deed for $18,500. held by J. Gardiner Haines. The amount bid was $24,957. It is understood that Colonel Paxton intends making extensive improvements at the springs at once. Seth Richards' Wealth. OTTUMWA, lowa, Juiy 10.— Seth Rich ards, who died in Oakland, Cal., yesterday, was lowa's wealthiest land-owner. His wealth is estimated at $6,000,000. PRICE FIVE CENTS. SLAIN BY HIS SON Horrible Butchery of an Aged Farmer Near Ogden. BRAINED WITH AX AX. The Weapon Plied Until His Body Is Made Almost Unrecognizable. A REPROOF CAUSED THE DEED. The Youth Had Quarreled With His Father and Resented the Old Man's Words. OGDEN, Utah, July 10.— Aged Thomas Boynton, a prominent and well-to-do farmer of Kaysville, seventeen miles south of Ogden, was butchered by his stepson, named Nephi Blamires, early this morn ing. Blamires has always been regarded as a man of weak mentality, but no sus picion that the weakness would take a violent turn ever occurred to his acquaint ances. It seems that Boynton and his stepson had a slight altercation yesterday even ing in which Boynton used some severe terms of reproach to young Blamires. The quarrel was not serious and Boynton went to bed as usual, evidently not suspecting anything unusual about to happen. The dispute, however, had evidently preyed upon young Blamires' mind and this morn ing he arose and dressing himself went to the old gentleman's bedside. Awaking him the young man said : "Did you mean what you said last night?" The parent, turning in bed, said quickly, "Yes," and in another instant the son had seized an ax and sunk the blade deep in his father's head. Not content with this he struck him again and again that, as he afterward said to the officers, he "might kill him without his suffering." The crime was soon discovered by the neighbors, who found the body of Boynton an almost unrecognizable mass of blood, cuts and bruises, presenting a ghastly spectacle. The young man was soon after ward apprehended and at the jail told sub stantially the foregoing story. From all appearances the victim died almost in stantly. An inquest was held this even ing, but the verdict was not made public. WILL TEST THEIR SPEED Defender and Vigilant to Con test for Supremacy To- Day. The Ex-Cup Defender Shows Up Well In the Trial Run With Its New Sails. PROVIDENCE, R. 1., July 10.— That looked for contest between the Defender and the Vigilant will take place to-mor row. Both boats will start from Bristol at 10 o'clock a. m., and if the weather permits will go outside of Newport. The designer and Captain Haff have both given out this information. The Colonia will not go, but the entire crew will be transferred to the Defender. The Vigilant is in tip-top shape, and if the Defender shows her heels to the ex-cup defender in the manner her designer fig ured for her to do, then everybody will be happy. The Vigilant made a pretty sight in the harbor to-day while under sail. The new suit of sails that were made by Hath away were all finished early in the morn ing and at 11 o'clock were taken out to the yacht. The old suit had been unbent and the work of bending the new sails began at once. At 1:30 o'clock they were all ready for use. The big mainsail was hoisted at 2 o'clock and then the topsail was set. The breaking out of the anchor was only the work of a few mimutes. The Vigilant was taken out by Mr. Willard in order to try the new Bails preparatory to the trial to-morrow. Her trip extended only as far as the Sandy Point Lighthouse. A large number ot people were standing along tne shores in the south part of the town watching her proeress as she glided through the water. In less than a quarter of an hour she had cleared Pappoose Squaw Point, and, with the light wind over the taffrail. was heading south. The new sails are like those of the De fender, with the cloths running from luff to leech. There are four battens in the leech of the mainsail, four in the leech of the jib and three each in the forestaysail and jibtopsail. The cloths of the jib run up and down above the clew, while below the cloths are diagonal. The topsail seems to be a trifle large, although it set pretty well. When a short distance north of Sandy Point, Captain Barr turned the bow toward the north and headed for the harbor, where he put the Vigilant through a course of ma neuvers, in all of which she did well. She seemed to be much quicker in atrip than she was last year. There was not enough of wind to judge of her stiffness, and the wind came near dying out altogether be fore she got back to her moorings at 4:30 o'clock. IN A RECEIVER'S HANDS. The Salt Lake City Copper Manufacturing Company Failt. SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 10.— The Salt Lake City Copper Manufacturing Company will go into the hands of a re ceiver to-morrow. The amount of the property involved is fully $600,000 and the plant will be sold in a short time to satisfy the claims of creditors. Three years ago the citizens of Salt Lake subscribed a bonus of $100,000 and 160 acres of land to the company as an inducement for them to build here. The works were only partly operated and some depart ments were not fully completed when financial difficulties intervened and cul minated to-day in the appointment of a receiver. The creditors have agreed upon C. P. Mason for receiver. Californium in \>-w York. NEW YORK, N. V., July 10. -These Californians registered at hotels to-day: H. J. Maxwell of San Francisco, at the Gilsey; H. E. Hughes of San Francisco and A. Henderson of California, at the Grand Union, and J. Newman oi Baa Francisco, at the Astor.