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The All-Absorbing Ques
tion at the German
In Cafes and Other Public Piaces
the Subject Is Much
Grand Fetes and Military Displays Are
in Preparation at Vienna and
[Copyrighted, 1896, hy th»> Vnited Associated
BERLIN, Germany, Aug. 16.— The ques
tion which is now agitating the minds of
the inhabitants of the German capital is,
Will the Czar come to Berlin? Up to this
time it has merely been officially an
nounced that the Czar and Czarina will
be the guests of the Emperor at Breslau
and Goerlitz, but as Vienna and Paris will
be the scenes of elaborate receptions to the
Russian autocrat and his consort, the Ber
liners are jealously anxious lest the Czar
and Czarina should be slighted here. The
Berlin and provincial newspapers are
variously discussing the question and the
matter is the subject of much argument
in the cafes and other public places. Some
of the newspaper:* in the course of their
articles point out the advantages of Bres
lau as the scene of the reception of the
Czar in Germany, while the otners assume
s pessimistic tone and declare their belief
that it is the intention of the Russian Em
peror to come here, but to give to his visit
an aspect of minor importance as com
pared with his visits to the Austrian and
French capitals.
This sort of thing baa aroused the
leaders of the official circles, as evidenced
by an inspired article in the Cologne
Gazette, which not only sharply rebukes
the grumblers, but is seemingly intended
to give positive intimation to the public
that it is not the intention of Nicholas II
to visit the city of Berlin at all and has
not been from the first. The paper makes
no direct announcement to this effect,
however, and the whole matter probably
awaits the deiinite decision of the Czar.
There has been a prolonged series of
communications between the German and
Russian Cabinets in regard to the sequence
of visits proposed by the Czar, and it is
generally presumed that full and final
arrangements have been concluded. Some
time ago a tentative communication from
a Russian source suggested that the Czar
should make visits to Vienna, Munich
and Darmstadt, prior to his rreeting the
Kaiser, but tbis programme was in no
way acceptaDle to Emperor William, who
Eet the diplomatic Ministers to work to
effect the changes which he desired made
in the Czar's itinerary.
The result of the efforts of diplomacy
was that the Russian Cabinet maintained
their contention that Vienna must take
precedence over the German capital, inas
much as Emperor Franz Josef's was tne
older imperial court, Berlin coming next.
This view of the matter was acquiesced in
by the Emperor, and according to the
existing arrangements the Czar will fatart
from Krasnoe-Selo on August 24, accom
panied by Prince Lobanoff Rostovsky, the
Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs;
Count Yorontzoff-Daunbkoff, Chief of the
Ministry of the Imperial House and Im
perial Domains, and six other attendants
of exalted rank.
The customary extreme precaution will
be taken in the matter of guarding the
railroads over which the imperial party
will pass and in protecting bis Majesty at
other points along the route. Upon the
arrival of the Czar at Vienna he will be re
ceived at the station by Emperor Franz
Josef in person, wno will conduct the
Russian Emperor to the Hofburg Palace.
The programme for the entertainment
of the Czar in Vienna includes a grand
state performance of "Manon" at the Im
perial Opera-house, and a concert at the
Hofburg Palace on the following day. Be
fore finally leaving Austria the Czar will
pay a visit to the ex-Queen of Hanover
and the Duke and Duchess of Cumberland
at Gmunden.
The Czar and Czarina will arrive at
Breslau on Septembers, and ihe German
Emperor and Empress, with a brilliant
assemblage of princes and other notabili
ties, will greet them at the station, where
a guard of honor consisting of the Em
peror Alexander of Russia's Grenadiers,
of which the Czar Nicholas II is the chief ,
will await them. This regiment; together
with the Second Regiment oi Dragoon
Guards, of which her Majesty the Czar
ina is the chief, has been ordered to Bres
lau especially for the occasion. In addi
tion to these troops, 14,000 veterans will
form a double line through which the
Czar and Czarina and tneir suites will
pass upon leaving the station.
The two days oi the visit of the Russian
Emperor and Emnress to Breslau will be
largely taken up by military reviews and
parades, in the course of which the Czar
and Czarina will lead their respective
regiments past the Kaiser. A gay per
formance will be given in the theater in
honor of the visitors on the evenihg of
September 6. Among the personages of
note who are expected to assemble at
Breslau to take part in the honors to the
Russian Emperor and Empress are the
King of Saxony; Prince Albrecht, Regent
of Brunswick ; Prince Heinrich ; the Count
of Turin, nephew of King Humbert of
Italy; Prince Albert of Belgium; repre
sentatives of the courts of Bavaria and
Wurtemberg; Captain R. K. Evans, mili
tary attache to the United States em
bassy; attaches to the other foreign em
bassies and legations In Berlin ; the Earl
of Lonsdale and Lord Charles Beresford.
On the iuorn.ing of September 7 all of
the imperial guests will go to Goerlitz,
where there will be more military parades
and maneuvers. On the evening of Sep
tember 7 the Czar and Czarina, with their
suites, will take their departure for Copen
hagen, unless in the meantime it shall be
decided that the Russian imperials visit
Berlin. A suggestion that the three Em
perors meet at Breslau has been quite
seriously discussed, but it is cot probable
tnat such a meeting will take place.
Emperor William on August 2 will at
tend the unveiling of a moment in Berlin
in honor of the Third Regiment of Foot
Arrangements are in progress for a
sporting" week in Berlin from September
20 to September 27, upon the lines of the
annual sporting week in Dresden. The
Emperor has been asked to become a
patron of the sports. The programme as
at present contemplated will include a
water corso, a sailing regatta and flat
steeplechase races at Carlshorst, a concours
hippiq'Je on the exnibition grounds and a
battle of flowers, bicycling, athietic sports,
fencing and shooting contests at other
The health of Prince Bismarck, accord
;r« to the Hamburger Naclirictiten, is
now very cood indeed. The ex-Chancel
lor has resumed his former long walks,
and is even meditating a resum ption of
his practice of horsebacK riding.
Military circles are greatiy interested in
the whereabouts of Lieutenant Ahmed
Ilhami Bey, one of the Turkish officers
who was sent to Germany at the expense
of the Porte to learn the methods of the
German military system, who disap
peared. The Ottoman lieutenant got into
trouble with his landlay, whose hueband
brought suit against him in the courts.
The Turkish officer's declarations in court
seem to have involved him in a charge of
perjury, and fearing the result he fled
from Berlin. A warrant has been issued
for his arrest upon the charge of desertion
from the German army.
Henry Dalley of New York, who was
commissioned by the Congress of the
United States to inquire into the German
system of using free alcohol in manu
factures, has completed his investigations
and expresses himself as extremely grati
fied at the assistance he received from the
various German officials with whom he
came in contact. The conclusion arrived
at by Mr. Dalley as the result of his obser
vations is that it will be possible to pro
mote the use of free spirits in manufactur
ing in the United States without defraud
ing the revenues, and at the same time
avoiding tne existing high taxes imposed
upon manufacturers. He finds that those
who claimed that the use of free spirits in
German manufactures was impossible
were greatly mistaken.
Whatever semi-ofticial statements may
be made upon the subject, it will be a very
difficult matter to persuade the public
that the retirement of General Bronsart
yon Schellendorff from tbe Ministry of
War is not connected with the differences
which have arisen between him and Gen
eral yon Hahnke, the chief of the Em
peror's Military Cabinet, over the pro
posed changes in the military code of pro
cedure, which have already been explained
in these dispatches. If the statement
made yesterday that General Schellen
dorff's resignation is not due to the army
reform question be generally accepted fes
true, it will not make a particle of differ
ence to far as the bettnr informed circles
are concerned. The Yon Hahnke Mili
tary Cabinet embodies the eniira opposi
tion to the War Ministry and still controls
the Kaiser's action, consequently Yon
Hahnke's views are likely to prevail.
The departure of General Scheliendorff
from the Ministry strengthens the ex
pectation that Prince Hohenlohe's with*
drawal from the Chancellorship will not
be long delayed after the Czar has con
cluded his visit to Germany, as Prince
Hohenlohe, equally with General Schel
lendorff, is pledged to the Reichstag in
behalf of the reform of the military
courts. It may be, however, that the re
forms will be "temporarily sheived should
an Eastern crisis develop, Prince Hohen
lohe retaining his post until the inter
national situation clears up. It was the
Eaatern complications that caused Prince
Hohenlohe to go to Wilhelmshohe to see
the Kaiser, and upon his return here he
called the membeis of the Cabinet to
Herr Thielen, Minister of Public Works,
was the only member of tne Ministry in
Berlin, the others being absent on their
vacations, but Dr. yon Boetticher, Vice-
President of the Council of Ministers, and
Freiherr Marschall yon Bieberstein, Min
ister of Foreign Affairs, were immediately
summoned to take part in a conference of
the ministers. These members of the Cab
inet will remain in Berlin for the present,
while Prince Hohenlohe, pending the ar
rival of the Czar, has gone to Werki, Rus
sia, with his wife and daughters on pri
vate business.
J. B. Jackson, first secretary of the
United States embassy, Mrs. Jackson and
Miss Ratter are spending a month's holi
day at Beuzeval, France.
After the Silesian maneuvers Captain
Evans, military attache to the United
States embassy, will leave for home. His
departure from Beilin will be greatly re
gretted, as he has made hosts of friends
among the officers of the German army
and others who have had the pleasure of
meeting him.
Struck by a Train While Walking on a
Railroad Track. - '..
BROOKLYN, N. ,V ; , Aug. 16.-At half
past 11 o'clock to-night, while Mr. and
Mrs. Thaddeus K. Martin, aged 50 and 45
years respectively, were walking on i the
Prospect Park and Coney Island Railroad
tracks at Kings Highway, they were struck
by a south- train and instantly killed.
It is supposed that the headlight of the
locomotive dazzled Mr. and Mrs. Martin
so that they failed to discover which track
the train was on until too late. The en
gineer and conductor of the. train have
been placed under arrest. .
• • - .
Threaten to Strike for Eight Hour* and
$3 50 a Day.
NEW YORK, N. V., Aug. 16. -Th
painters threaten to strike to enforce the
payment of the union scale of wages of
$3 50 a day and eight hours' work, and
the strike may begin to-morrow. There
are four or five painters' unions in this
city — the German painters, the operative
painters, the decorative painters and New
York progressive painters — and all arc
controlled by an executive board, which
has issued the order to strike.
The German painters, of whom there
are about 200, are opposed to any strikes
at present, as they say the times are not
propitious for such action, and they have
called upon the executivs board to resign.
The Cotton Crop Will Fall Short 3,000,
-000 Bale:
DENISON", Tex., Aug. 16.— R. M. King,
the cotton pxpert, and who has a corre
spondence with the entire cotton belt, has
issneo the following bulletin:
In North Texas not over a third of the area
has been visited by rains at all, and it Is safe
to «ay not one acre in 100 has had enough to
suthce the present needs of the plant. Kot
withstandiug the recent showers, we do not
hesitate to advance the opinion that the great
"monster" crop of 18<J6 that was to be, has
surely miscarried, and the crop that was sold
In May and June for a 10,000,000 bale crop
will be under 7,000,000 bales, and before the
last of September we will probably dee the bulk
of North. Texas cotton ready for the market if
not aold.
Four Men Killed and Two Wounded in a
Kentucky Town.
GRAYSON, Kt., Aug. 16.— At a church
meeting at. Little Sandy, in Elliott County,
twenty miles south of this place, four men
were killed and j two wounded yesterday
near the fair grounds. A man named
Spier wan selling whisky, and a large
number of horse traders got into a fight,
in which two Harrison brothers and two
Whitt brothers were instantly killed, and
two others, names ' unknown, wounded,
one seriously and the other slightly.
Di-ath of Americus Symmet.
NEW YORK, N. V., Aug. 16— AmerJcus
Syrnmei, son of John Cleveland Symrnes,
died in Louisville to-day, aged 86. John
Cleveland Symmes invented the theory of
an open continent land around the pole,
wnich he called Symrnesonia. This land,
he thought, had a temperate climate.
Two of a Sailing Party Drowned.
BROOKLYN, N. V., Aug. 16.— John
Muuer and a party of seven friends went
sailing in a catboat this afternoon, and
when off Robbin's Reef the boat capsized.
Six of the occupants were picked up by a
passing boat, but two, named Shey and
Linderman, were drowned.
Shot and Killed Her Lorer.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 16.— P. R.
Lyons, a saloon-keeper, was shot and killed
at midnight to-night by Mrs. C. E. Rentz.
Mrs. Rentz was a divorcee, and a liaison
existed between her and Lyons. The wo
man shot the man twice.
IxiANSon watches, Jewelry, silverware, at Uucle
Harris', 16 Grant avenue, r ; ■■■••■-•.'.-.. :•. .
Economical Spasms Seize
the Army and Navy
Deserters Released From Prison
to Save Expense of Their
Transfers of Horses and Mules From
One Point to Another Must
Cost Nothing.
usual economy seemg to be exercised jnst
now by military and naval officers. Last
week Assistant Secretary of ths Navy
McAdoo remitted eleven months of the
year's imprisonment which was imposed
upon Machinist Dunphy of the ram
Kathadin, dismissal to follow, on the
ground that it was too expensive to keep
him in prison that long.
General orders just issued by General
Otis, in command of the Department of
the Columbia, seem to show that the same
policy is to be iollowed in tb.e army. Two
soldiers were senteuced to dismissal fol
lowing a year's imprisonment for deser
tion. Reviewing the report of the court
martial, General Otis approves the sen
tence, after reducing the term of imprison
ment to six months.
Similar remission of punishment is also
made by General Forsyth, Department of
California. Orders from the same head
quarters relating to the transfer of horses
and mules from one point to anotner re
quire the transfers to be made without
cost for transportation.
The following order has been issued by
the President:
Executive Maksiok, Washington. D. C. ,)
August 10, 1896. j
To the present schedule of punishment for
enlisted men, established under act of Con
gress approved Semtember 27, 1890, as an
nounced in an executive order of March 20,
1895, and promulgated in General Orders No.
16, of 1895, from the headquarters of the
army, is added:
First-class privates of engineer and ordnance
corps may be reduced to second-class privates
of those corps, respectively, in all cases where
for like offenses on the part of non-conimis
sioned officers their reduction in grade is now
authorized. Groves Cleveland.
Major-Generai Miles has promulgated
the following:
By direction of the Secretary of War the is
sue of full dress uuiiorms to hospital stewards,
acting hospital stewards and privates of the
hospital corps, will be discontinued and an
equivalent allowed in money value of white
cotton duck clothing, wnich will be made in
The First Infantry has been concentrated
in full force at the Presidio of San Francisco
and is now marching to Santa Cruz, where
it will arrive on the 20th inst. for a month's
instruction in evolutions of the regiment.
Americans Advised to Stay
Away From the Distant
Ex-Consul-Genera! Mullen Declares
That the Berlin Treaty
I* a Farce.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 16.-The
State Department has resolved to publish
the report of James H. Mullen, ex-Consul
General to Samoa, upon the government,
commerce, products and people of tnat
country, which has hitherto been held as
confidential, and it will appear in the Au
gust volume of Consular Reports now in
press. This report was submitted to the
department in September, 1895, when Mr.
Mnllen resigned his office, and was the
expression of his views after a year's stay
in the country. It is a lengthy document,
comprising nearly 100 printed pages, and
is valuable and interesting from almost
any point of view.
Mr. Mullen explains that one reason for
making the report was the receipt by him
of a large number of letters oi inquiry
from persons in the United States, who,
probably persuaded by roseate and mis
leading reports, expressed themselves as
anxious to leave the United States with
all its opportunities and advantages to
make their homes in these islands, where
they fatuously suppose a living could be
had without exertion and large profits
awaited the application of ordinary in
dustry or enterprise.
As a matter of fact, he says, the ex
pense of living in Samoa is two or three
times as great as in the United States. Of
the workings of the Government under
the treaty the writer says the real merits
of the situation, hazed in conflicting re
ports, biased by divergent interest, viewed
trom widely separated standpoints, is not
to be clearly understood at a distance.
Mr. Mullen reaches the conclusion that
the Berlin treaty is an utter and unre
lieved failure, and that, without surren
dering an iota of American prestige or
right in the islands or failing to maintain
the rights of the people, the United States
"should put an end to an arrangement un
der which a farce is perpetuated from
which no credit ensues.
The report contains abundant informa
tion regarding Samoa and its interests,
some of the figures being rather surpris
ing. Its entire trade m 1894 amounted to
less than $750,000; the total Government
and municipal revenue was less than
$8000, of which thirty-two Americans,
registered at the consulate, paid but $557;
customs duties were $27,500. The popula
tion of the island is estimated at 35.000.
Apia, the principal town, has 826 inhabi
tants and is without a wharf, a public
school, a tire engine or a foot of sidewalk.
George A Kline, the St. Louis Murderer,
\ Escapes With the Assistance of a
EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 16.— George A.
Kline was» arrested here yon Friday night
by City Marshal Getchell on a charge of
having shot and killed a policeman in St.
Louis seven years ago. The arrest was
the result of a long and persistent search,
and was brought about through corre
spondence from the Chief of Police of St.
Louis, who had located Kline on Puget
Sound some three months ago.
Kline had been working at the shingle
mill of Wade & Metcalf, and but a few
months ago was a railroad brakeman on the
Everett and Monte Cristo Railroad, and
was also engaged in switching in the
Northern Pacific yard at Tacoma.
After placing him inside of the cage of
the city lockup Marshal Getchell remained
in his office in the city building until a
few minutes alter 6 o'clock, when he went
out to get supper for his prisoner. He
was gone about an hour, and on his return
unlocked the outside door and called out,
"rielio, George ; here'ssomething to eat."
Receiving no response he glanced
through the bars, but could see no one.
He took his key to unlock the cage door
when he was thunderstruck to find that
the Yale padlock was gone and the bird
had flown.
As the lock is protected from the inside
by a large steel plate it is plain that an
outside confederate must have helped
Kline to escape. The window of the
jailer's room had been raised and the lock
deftly picked.
Charger Filed Against Territorial Asso
ciate Justice Bethune.
TUCSON, Abiz., Aug. 16.— Another po
litical squabble ia on the tapis. War has
been declared against Judge Bethune of
this district and Associate Justice of the
Supreme Court of this Territory.
The fight is managed by W. K. Meade,
United States Marshal, aided by seven
members of tne bar. The ground alleged
is that his state of health incapacitates
Bethune for duty, and publio business is
neglected and suffering.
Bethuiie has been supplied with a copy
of the complaint and has demanded that
an examiner from the Department of Jus
tice be sent here at once to examine into
tbe facts.
The record shows that Bethune has,
during the last two years, disposed of three
times as many cases as did his predecessor
in the two previous years.
A majority of tbe members oi the bar of
this district strongly support Bethune. It
seems to be the general sentiment that if
he is removed his successor should be
appointed fronn outside the Territory, to
insure immunity from petty quarrels of
local politicians.
Suicide at Corvallis,
CORVALLIS, Ob, Aug. 16.— William
Williams, a bachelor, who has resided
here for the past twenty-seven years, pur
chased a revolver at Hode's gun
store this afternoon and deliberately
walked out on the sidewalk and
shot himself in the right temple,
dying two hours later. He had been em
ployed for some time as engineer at Fisch
er's flouring mills, but quit work about
two weeks ago on account of sickness.
Santa Clara Encampment.
SAN JOSE, Cal., Aug. 16.— Company E,
First Infantry Regiment, ia encamped at
Santa Clara. The company, numbering
fifty-five men, left San Francisco Wednes
day last and arrived in Santa Clara yester
day noon, after an easy journey of three
days. The officers are Captain Fitzpat
rick, First Lieutenant Ralph and Second
Lieutenant Brown. 'Abe company will re
main in camp several days.
Fata. Accident at Skamokawa.
SKAMOKAWA, Wash., Au<j. 16.— David
Oady, a logger in Mclntyre & Hepburn's
camp at this point, was killed this after
noon being crushed between moving logs.
His ribs, right collar-bone and rieht leg
were broken, and he lived only two hours
after the accident. He was a single man,
about 40 years old. He had a sister living
in Black River, Mich.
11 ill I'icnic at Alum Jtock.
SAN .lOSE, Cal., Aug. 16.— The former
residents and natives of lowa in Santa
Clara County will picnio at .Alum Rock
Park next Saturday. The picnic will be
held under the auspices of the Santa
Clara County Uawkeyes. Over 1000 invi
tations have been sent out. Speakers
have been secured, and an interesting pro
gramma will be rendered.
Sacramento Printers Take Issue.
SACRAMENTO. Cal., Aug. 16.—Typo
graphical Union No. 6 of this cUy is likely
to repudiate the action of the Fresno con
vention of the State Typographical Union
in condemning the management of the
State Printing Office, and protest against
the resolution adopted by that body. So
say members of the local union.
Fire Sear JElic Grove.
SACRAMENTO, Cal., Aug. 16.— A large
barn, two horses, three sets of harness and
filty tons of hay were burned on the farm
of Charles Pickson, near Elk Grove, to
night. While getting out a third horse,
George Dicitson was burned about the
hands. The fire is believed to have been
started by an incendiary.
Victoria Damage Cnart.
VICTORIA, B. C. Aug. 16— Relatives
of those killed in the Point Ellice bridge
disaster have combined to tight for dam
age?. They have retained as counsel Hon.
A. N. Richards, Q. C, Victoria; D. G.
McDonnell, Vancouver; Dal ton Mc-
Carthy, Q. C, and E. B. Osier, Q. C,
Fire at San Jose.
SAN JOSE, Cal., Auk. 16.— The resi
dence of Mrs. L. W. Stark on Asburt
street \vas destroyed by fire early this
morning. The blaze originated in the roof
of the structure while tbe family was
asleep in the house. The house was finely
furnished. The loss is about $4000; insur
ance, $1800.
Cast* Anchor at San Diego.
SAN DIEGO, Cal., Aug. 16.— The
schooner General McPherson arrived last
night from Honolulu with a cargo of
tropical products. This was the first trip
of the vessel, which is owned by San
Diego men.
Knights of the Golden Banner Conduct
the Celebration.
The Swedish autumn festival was held
yesterday at Harbor View park under the
auspices of the Knights of the Golden
Banner. The park was open from 11 a. m.
till 11 p. m., and for twelve consecutive
hours merriment and good cheer reigned
Yesterday's picnic was the celebration
of the third anniversary of this order. For
that reason the uniform corpß gave an ex
hibition drilJ, and, indeed, acted as com
mittees of reception and arrangement.
Gli. E. Johnson acted as master of cere
monies, John Johnson wag floor director,
ably assisted by O. N. Loden, Gustav An
derson and Svante Pierson, and D. Molan
der, Julius Person, Oscar Berg, Ed Ander
son and Gunnar Kalin were masters-at
arras. The arrangements left nothing to
be desired, and of course the result was
that every tuing went off as merrily as a
marriage bell.
Ceremonies were formally opened at 1
p. m., when Gh. E. Johnson called the
larue party to order. He 6poke of the
order, its objects and its aims, and then
concluded in a happy manner. "I would
ask all our people, be said, "to receive
visitors wno are strangers to us; ma«e
them feel at home, so that we shall have a
pleasant time together, one and all."
Late in the afternoon the uniform corps
of the knights entertained the spectators
with an exhibition drill, which evinced
line training. At the close of the drill a
beautiful gold medal was presented to
Captain W. J. Ireland by N. H. Ohlsson on
behalf of the order. Captain Ireland was
an officer in a Pennsylvania regiment In
the War of the Rebellion and it was be
who organized the knights in military
order. For his generous interest and con
stant labor for me knights the medal was
given him as a souvenir oi gratitude.
Championship Honors Won
by the Garden City
The San Josean Breaks Twenty-
Four Out of Twenty-Five
Clever Exhibition of Rifle*Shocting by
Captain Bartlett of Los
MONTEEY, Cal., Aug. 16.— The annual
shoot for the championship of San Jose,
WatsonvHle, Salinas and Monterey took
place, to-day at the Del Monte Shooting
Park. The meet was under tbe auspices
of the Monterey Wing Club. San Jose
was represented by twenty-two men from
the Garden City Cyclers' Gun Club. Wat
sonville was represented by the Cascade
Rod and Gun Club, and the Salinas City
Gun Club appeared for balinas. The
championship honors fell to San Jose.
Tbe meet opened with a sweepstakes
shoot between the Monterey and Salinas
teams, The first match Salinas won, but
in the second Monterey took the prize.
The San Jose and WatsonvHle teams ar
rived at Monterey on an excursion train
at 11:30 and proceeded at once to the
shooting park, where an old-fashioned
Spanish barbecue had been prepared for
the visiting teams. At 1 o'clock the cap
tains of the several clubs selected the men
to represent tuem. Umpire Thomas Allen
called time and the clay pigeons com<
menced to fly from the five traps.
The Watsonvilles were the first to take
their places. They did excellent^ work,
and the final defeat oi the team was sur
prising, considering t.-at it had a good
start. Salinas was the next club to shoot,
and it made a poor score. The Garden
City Cyclers' Gun Club was last, but piled
the score so high as to discourage all other
contestants. Anderson, especially, did
stood work, with Dr. Barker a close sec
The total average score was: San Jose,
first, 185 birds; Monterey, second, 165;
Salinas, third, 158, and Watsonville last,
with 129.
The best individual score was made by
Anderson of San Jose, wno snot twenty
four out of a possible twenty-five birds.
Varien and Work, both of the Monterey
club, were tied lor second place, with
twenty-one each. This will be shot off to
The men representing the respective
clubs were:
San Jose— Hall, Flint, Hobson, Schillings,
Lipsett, Kendall, Barker, Holman, Anderson,
jlontcrey — Ingram, Gunzendorfer, Olsen,
Work, llare, Morgan, Carr, Day, Varien, Few.
Salinas— Chappell, White, Jeffrey, Thomp
son,Hazen, Hauser.Chappell, Ferrera, Maguire,
Watsonville -Pfuist, Smith. Brandon, Tut
tle, Weiner, Summerneld, Rodriguez, Sheehy,
After the regular shoot Captain Bartlett
of i Los Anueles gave a fine exhibition of
fancy shooting. He used a repeating Win
chester and was very quick. His main
feat was throwing up six clay pigeons into
the air and breaking them before they
touched the ground. Large crowds of
Monterey and Del Monte people attended
the shoot and barbecue.
Delay, Starting From the Scratch,
lteachen the 2 ape First.
LOS ANGELES, Cal., Aug. 16.— The
second ten-mile race of the Los Angeles
Road Club, over the San Fernando road,
was contested to-day, resultine as follows:
Delay (scratch) first, time 28:12; Casenave
(scratch) second, time 28:16. Salladay
and Bell also rode from the scratch.
Dickerson won third time prize. The
place positions were as follows:
G01d5mith,' J0e,.........;......
Duehrlng, J. W.:.....
Ox by, F . ..'..:.......... ......
Dickerson, A....... ............
Northmore ...................
Zotlajsarr ................. ...
Tbaciter. ..; ;...
Goldsmith, Jake................
Delay, Wi11iam....;....
Cagenave...... :...'........:.....
Throop ;.,.....
5u1avan. ........................
Stafford . ;. . . . :vr.~.. ;;'.?;-.*;; .;v.
Salladay ...... ........;.......-.
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3i/ 3
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i 6
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Scratch. .
7 ■ :■
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- 28:16
The last named fonr riders got a spill on
the road and cycles were sent out to them
to finish on.
Tournament of Cycler* Followed by a
Swimming Contest.
SANTA MONICA, Cal., Aug. 16.— The
Wheelmen's Racing League held its first
Sunday meet at the local track today. The
grand stand and bleachers were crowded.
The first event was a third of a mile
dash, with W. J. Hutton, J. L. Standefer,
G. Schmidt, W. A. Burke, W. A. Taylor,
F. Holbrook and M. A. Casenave as start
ers. Hoibrook won easily.
A one-mile dash, open, with tandem
pacers had five entries: W. H. Hatton,
Charles Miller, H. E. McCrea, J. W. Cowan
and E. Uibncht. liatiou won. Time,
In the two- third- mile handicap were
ten starters, with W. A. Taylor and C.
Washburn, scratch; W. A. Burke, G.
Schmidt and F. W. Holbrook, twenty
yards; W. J. Hatton and J. L. Standefer,
thirty-five yards; Arthur Griffin and W.
A. Aldridge, forty-five yards, and M. A.
Gasenaue, fifty yards. Holbrook won.
Time. 1:30^-
The one-mile tandem race had three
And recreation at sea and mountains will
not relieve that tired feeling unless the
blood is rich and pure.
fheOne Troe Blood Purifier. All druggists. >1«
Unnfi'n Dillo »re the only pills to take
contesting Uaws-C. Miller and F. VV.
Holbrook. E. Ulbricbt and W. ivl Al
dridge, W. H. Hutton and W. J. Hu ton.
Miller and Holbrook won. Time, 2:11.
In the one-mile post event were six nd
era-W. H. Hutton, W. A. Taylor Charles
Miller, H. E. McCrea, E. Ulbricbt, J. W.
Cowan. It was won oy Uibncht. Time,
The last event, one-mile handicap, was
won by J. L. Standefer. Time, 2:23.
The last heat of tne swimming contest,
in front of the Nortia Eeaco Bathhouse,
for the championship of Southern Cali
fornia, was contested to-day before an im
mense audience. Leo Carrillo woa. It
was one of the prettiest races ever wit
nessed, Carrillo and Hart being evenly
matched, but Carrillo, wno swam witn a
clean, overhand stroke of remarkable
evenness, led from the start. Hart was
second and W. Rapp was third. It is ex
pected that Carrillo and Hart will be
matched for a hundred yards dash.
Standing of the Clubs and Scores of the
Games Played in the National
League Yesterday.
C1nc1nnatL.V..V....... .'...;
Baltimore. :................••••••
Cleveland. ."•••
Chicago «... •
Plttsburg. ............; •■••
Boston ....... ..........•••
8r00k1yn....: „...;..;..•,
Philadelphia ••
NpwYork ...............
Wash In gt0n... ............. ..'.•••
HI. 1i0D1a......... ••.••••••••'••••
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 16.— 8y winning
to-day's game tbe Reda tak« the entire series
of twelve gamei Ircm St. Louis. Timely bat
ting and daring base-running won the game
for the locals. Attendance 7000. Score : Cin
cinnatls, 10, 13, 2; bt. Louis, 5, 9, 3. Bat
teries—Ehret and Pelts; Kissenger and Mc-
Farland. Umpire— Lally.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.. Aug. 16.— Chicago de
feated Louisville in a prettily played game
this afternoon by the score of 5 to 2. It was a
pitchers' battle up to the eighth inning, when
the Colts knooked out enough runs to clinch
the victory. The fine pitching of Briggs was
the feature. Attendance 5000. Score: Louis
villes, 2, 6, 1; Cnicagos, 5, 8, 3. Batteries—
Cunningham and Miller; Briggs and Donahue.
Umpire— Emslie.
An Editorial Game.
STOCKTON, Cal., Aug. 16.— The great
game of baseball between the teams of the
Independent and Mail offices of this city
brought hundreds of people to Goodwater
Grove this afternoon. There were hun
dreds of ladies on hand to cheer for their
favorites and the grand stand was filled
with the representatives from the fair sex.
The game was for the benefit of the car
nival fund of the Native Sons and this
■ _ ireff to-pat: •'_ -_ _ j
■ • - OF THE '
Beplcai Parti
In the City ami County of San Francisco.
and County of San Francisco who favor the
snecess of the National Republican ticket and
platform, the election of MoKinley.and Hobart,
and the conservation of the honor, good ■ faith and
prosperity of the Nation are hereby Invited 10 par-
ticipate in the organization of. the Kepublican
party in the City and County of San Franclsco,and'
to ]-)in the clubs hereinafter provided for. ■ ■
On Monday. August 17, 1896, at 8 o'clock p. ic. ,
there will be orz&nlzed . in each Assembly District
of the City under the auspices of the Joint regular
Republican Congre-sional Committees of the
Fourth and' Fifth Congressional "Districts a Na-
tional Republican -Club composed of all electors
who will support the National Republican ticket I
• The temporary organization will be effected
under the direction of duly a credited representa-
tives of this committee. The officers of said clubs
shall be a president, two vice-presidents, secretary,
tre» surer and an enrollment committee of three I
members. . .. • : * 1'
The place of meeting will be announced and
published with this call on Sunday and Monday,
.August 16 aad 17, 189tf, in all the dally news-
papers of the city. - - - ' \
Immediately after the temporary oiganisation
a roil shall be prepared for the signatures and
addresses : of all Republicans who may be in at-
tendance. Said roll - shall remain ' open and in
charge of the enrolling committee at a Dlace to be
publicly announced at said meeting every evening
until Saturday evening, August 'li, 1896. at which
time permanent organization shall be effected.
At the meeting on Monday, August 17, 1898, in
addition to the enrolling committee of three there
shall be appointed for each precinct of the district
a canvassing committee of three members, whose
duty it shall be to canvass the respective precincts
and to obtain the signatures and affiliation of all
Republicans desirous and willing to participate in
the organization. ! Said canvassing committees
shall make their final reports to the enrolling com-
mittees on Saturday morning, August 22, 1896, at
10 o'clock. . , " „' r '
It shall he the duty of . the enrolling committee
to pass upoa all signatures to the roll of member*
and all names turned by the canvassing com-
mittees, and to require that every name remain-
ing thereon shall De that of a bona-ride elector of
Republican proclivities. '
No person snail be entitled to be a member of
any club other than that of the district In which
he resides. ; ' .
• ■ The enrolling committee shall have, power to
strike from the roll tee name of any person not
entitled to be a member of the club, provided that
any person dissatisfied with the action of said
enrolling committee may present his grievance to
the Joint Congressional committees, s which ml
a At an meetings of the club only regularly en-
rolled members shall be permitted to participate
'"certinedTOples* of the list of members of each of
said clubs, together with the list of permanent
officers thereof, shall ibe transmitted to the head-
quarters of the joint Congressional committees
not later than Monday, August 24. 1896, at 8 p. m.
The list of temporary officers shall be trans-
mitted to these headquarters as soon as named.
Dated August.l 3, 1896^ I|AfnfMmf .
Chairman Joint Bepublican Congressional Com-
mittees of the Fourth and Fiftn Congressional
HeaSauMters-Booms'4 and 25, iTlood building,-
southwSst corner Fourth and Market streets, San
* TwentT-elKKth Assembly District-Drews' Hall/
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Ca ThfrUeVh 3 ls^mb^DlStrict-Muslc Ha.l. 923
M T^l?ty?first Assembly Dlstrict-Teutonla Hall,
"Thiny-TeMnd " Assembly, Dlstrlct-SE. cor. of
B ae Ass?m& District-SE. cor. of
T TKS h h ftn isse°mb?y 8t DistHct - Harmony
H T"irryXb°AS^^^^
: Thirty-sixth Assembly Dlstrtct-Duvenecfc's
Hall cor. Twenty-third and Church sts. -■-.- _'
Thirty-seventh Assembly Dlstrict-Mowry Hall,
corner"of Lacuna and Grove sts. ;. -^ ■■_ ,
Thirty-eighth Assembly Dtstrict-Powers' ■ HaU,
SE cor. Pierce and Turk ets. — - ; -
Thirty-ninth Assembly District— Hall,
% a I rtle'th ■Assembly District-Bear Club Ball,
cor. Fillmore and Post stu. - . _ ,;;;■■'-.
Forty- first Assembly District— Hall, cor.
Polk and Pacific sts. £• • • ■ ' ' ;• ■
Forty-second Assembly District— Verein
Hall. 810 OTarrell st. : ■ ,
Forty-third Assembly District-California ; Hall,
620 Bush st.>^aß»MßW"~Mp ils '^W^BsJBi*'W**m
Forty-fourth Assembly District— Washington-
square HaU (BersagUert building), 608 Union aW ;
. Forty-fifth Assembly •• I istrict— Western Hotel,
NB. cor Washington and Kearny sts.
County.- of ■ ban ■ Francisco, whose ■ legitimate
claims upon the Treasurer have not been paid.
a - meeting of ; ; such > creditors of ■ the city and
County of San Francisco will be held at the rooms
: of the Board of Trade, No. 202 'Market street, on
MONDAY, August 17, at a:HO p. x- The meeting
, is railed for the purpose of > presenting and receiv-
; ing suggestions of new methods of satisfying the
i demands of the creditors of ; the city. • The outline
of a new plan of action will , be presented for their
appro va'. ■.■■*• Kvery ' creditor •? should > be ' present.
Claims should ' not be abandoned as long as there
is a shred of hope for their satisfaction. •-:
,- The chairman will report the results of late
proceedings taken h.- his Older. ■ ' :•'■■-■ .
■ * .. J. P. Lb COUNT, Chairman.
■:■ San Francisco, August 10, 1896.
" A meeting of ■ the creditors ;of the City : and
County of San Francisco will be held at the rooms
of the Boaidot Trace MONDAY, August 17, 1896,
at i.':3o Jf. .v* ■■ H. I. SMITH, secretary. ;
Please bring statement of your account. '■■ '. ■■ ■ J
drew the large crowd. Tbe game as origi
nally arranged to be played would have
been a great farce, as a keg of beer was to
be placed on |tbird base and only those
reaching the tiiird bag were to be entitled
to a drink. When it was decided to play
for the benefit of the Native Sons' fund
the players dropped the farcical side of the
affair and played in earnest. The editorial
and composing-rooms and job offices of
both newspapers were represented on the
team. The public were surprised at the
cleverness of some of tbe stick-wielders,
and while there were some rank plays
made by the teams the list of errors was
not nearly so large as was expected
Lynch of tlie Mail team knocked out a
home run and several two-base hits were
made. Tbe Indeppndent men had three
professional players in their team and the
Mails one, each side hiring a professional
catcher; but the first-named team had
Walters of the Stockton team and Gamble
who used to play professional ball in the
Northwest, in their offices and so had the
best of the game. The Mails proved to be
the best at the bat, but their hits were not
bunched and they did poor work in the
field. In the third inning the Indepen
dents piled up nine runs, which won them
the game. Black and Pace and Pace and
Newell alternated as the battery for the
Mails and Harlin and White were the bat
tory for the Independents. Gamble and
Walters also pitched for the last-named
The runs by innings were:
Independents. 0 0 9 2 4 0 4 3 3—25
Mails 1 0 14 4 3 6 2 0-22
,Th» G-arHen City Cj/eler Covert thn s-tn
Jose five- JtileVouraeiti! '
SAN JOSE, Cal., Aug. 16.— Tony Del
mas, a member of the Garden City Cyclers,
to-day lowered the record over the East
San Jose live-mile course to 12:37. This
beats the former course record of 13:02,
held by John Wing of the Olympic Club,
San Francisco, 25 seconds. Delmas was
paced by four tandems. If the pacing had
been a little better tne time would have
been cut to 12 :30.
The riders of tbe tandorns were Al Baker
and J. D. Lawrence. Roy Johnson and
Edgar Johnson, Gail Hardenbrook and
Julius Smith and Irving Ryder and R. R.
Shearman. The first tandem slowed up a
little too soon at the end of its pace and
Delmas was compelled to go around it,
and the third team rode a couple of miles
on ft fiat tire.
The fire-mile handicap road race of the
Garden City Cyclers was held over the
same course previous to Delmas' ride
against time. The handicapping was good
and the race was hotly contested from
start to finish. Both events were wit
nessed by a large number of spectators.
R. W. Bridgman, with a handicap of
1:30. won the race in 14:20. R. R. John
son (1:45) was second, and R. R. Shear
man (:35) third. Tony Delmas secured
the time prize, riding from scratch in
. .^^ WEW .to-pay. ; •
A of tne City and County of San Francisco will
meet In their respective Assembly Districts on
TUESDAY KVENINO, August 18, 1896, at 8
o'clock,)' the purpose of organizing Official ReDub-
lican District Clubs under tbe auspices of and by
authority of the Republican County Committee,
in accordance with the plan - adopted by the Re-
publican County Committee at a regular meeting
held August 13, 1896, a certified cypy o.' which is
in possession of the County Commuter in who
are authorized to act as organizers of clubs In
their respective districts and at the meeting-
places designated as follows, viz. :
Where precints are mentioned they have refer-
ence to the district maps of 1894.
• Club '■ No.' Iwl • J'meet f or ; organization at Bin-"
con Hall, Sl2. corner Second . ard - Kolsom sis., on
Tuesday evening, August 18, at 8 o'clock. ' .
Club No. 1 will meet for organization at Irish-
American Hall, 818 Howard St., on Tuesday even-
ing, August 18, ai 8 o'clock.
Club No. 1 will meet for organization at Pythian
Castle. 909 Market st., on Tuesday, evening, Au-
gust 18, at 8 o'ciock. ..
Club No. 1 will meet for organization at Teuton!*
Hall, 1322 Howard st., on Tuesday evening, Au-
gust 18, at 8 o'clock. ,-.■;,
'. Cinb No. 1 will meet for organization at Black's
Hall, 619 Bryant nt , on Tuesday and Wednesday
evenings, August 18 and 19, at 8 o'clock; and on
Thursday and Friday evenings, August 20 ana 21,
at Pennie*s Hall. Eighteenth and Kentucky sts. :
and ; for permanent organization at the Potrero
Opera-house, Eighteenth and Tennessee sts., on
Saturday evening, August 22.
Club No. 1, comprising Precincts Nos. Ito 8 Inclu-
sive, will meet for organization at Maennerbund
Hall, Twenty-fourth st ana Potrero aye.. Tuesday
evening, August 18, at 8 o'clock, and for perma-
nent organization at Mangel's Hall, corner Twen-
ty-fourth and Folsom sis., on Saturday evening,
August 22, at 8 o'clock.
: Club No. 2, comprising Precincts Nos. 9 to 14 In-
clusive, will meet fororganization at Masonic Hall,
Railroad aye.. between Fourteenth and Fifteenth
aves., on Tuesday evening. August 18, at 8 o'clock.
Club No. 1 will meet for organization at Mission
Turners' Hall, Eighteemn and Lnpldge streets, on
Tuesday evening, August 18, at 8 o'clock. .
Club No. 1 will meet for organization at 1339
Valencia street on - Tuesday evening, August 18, •■
at 8 o'clock. -..-■ . ...
, : DISTRICT 36.
Club No. 1, comprising Precincts Nos. 1 to 8 in-
clusive, will meet lor organization at Twin Peaks
Hall, 'corner Seventeenth and Noe streets, on
Tuesday evening, August 18. at 8 o'clock. |
■- Club No. . 2, comprising - Precincts Nos. 9 to 16
inclusive, will meet for organization at Rolando's
Hall, northwest corner Church and Twenty-eighth
streets,, on.- Tuesday evening, August 18, at 8
o'clock. - i
- Club No. 1 will meet for organization at Mowry't
Hall, southwest corner Grove ana Lacuna streets,
on Tuesday evening, August 18, at 8 o'clock.
DISTRICT 38. , r .
Club No. 1 will meet for organization at Mascot
Hall, 1106 > (Golden Gate av«nue, between Bu-
chanan and Webster streets, on Tuesday • evening,
August 18, at 8 o'clock. -
• Club No. 1, comprising Precincts 7, 11, 12, 13,
14,15, Id and 17, will meet for organization at
1017 l>arkln street, on Tuesday evening, August
18, at 8 o'clock. . • . -
i Club No. a, comprising Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,
8, 9 and 10, will meet for organization at <* rove-
street Theater, Grove street, between Polk and
Van Ness avenue, on Tuesday evening, August
18, at 8 o'clock. .^BBBH»I9B|
DISTRICT 40. -*; 1
Club No. comprising Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 6,
7 and 16, will meet for organization at Bear Club
Hall, southwest corner Fillmore and Post streets,
on Tuesday evening, August 18. at 8 o'clock.
Club .No. 2, comprising Precincts 8 to 15 inclu-
sive, will meet for organization at Hamilton Hail, ■
southwest corner lieary and Stelner streets, on
Tuesday evening, August 18, at 8 o'clock.
Club No. 1 will meet for organization at Pixley
Hall, northeast corner Pacific and Polk streets, on
Tuesday evening, August 18, at 8 o'clock. .
V Club No.- 1, comprising Precincts 1 to 7 inclu-
sive, will meet for organization at Benavolence
Hall, B'nai B'rith building,' \'i\ .Eddy street, on
Tuesday evening, Adjust 18, at 8 o'clock.
: Club No. 2. comorisln? Precincts 8 to 14 Inclu-
sive, will meet for . organization at 1002 Hyde
street, on Tuesday ' evening, August 18, at 8
'.'.:. . DISTRICT 43.
Club No. 1 will meet for organization at Califor-
nia Hall, 620 Bush street, on Tuesday evening,
August 18, at 8 o'clock.
■ J Club No. 1, comprising Precincts Nos. 1, 2, 8, 4,
11, 12, 13 and 14, will meet for organization
at 1408 Dupont street, between Green anu Un.on,
on Tnes ay evening. August 18, at 8 o'clock.
■ Club No. 2, comprising Precincts Nos. 6, 7, 8, 9,
10 16, 16 and 17, will meet for organization at 604
Lombard street, between Powell and Mason, on
Tuesday evening, August 18, at 8 o'clock.
Club No. 1 will meet for organization at 639 Cal-
ifornia street on Tuesday evening, August 18, at 8
o'clock. ■ ' " ■ . :
By order of the Republican County Committee, , a
;„, ■-:■-.;•■ .CHARLES MANWARIAG,
Chairman Kepablican County Committee.
:■ ■•:•. JOHN JACKSON, -• - ,
.■ Secretary Republican County Commute*.
Chairman ; Executive • Committee Republican
" county Committee.
•"-- > ouuljr , GROVE P. AYEKS, „
Secretary ; Executive Committee Republican
; . ~ County committee. ; ;.. ■. ■„

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