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After Hard Fighting the
City of Quezaltenango
is Taken.
Prospero Morales' Men Now
Moving on Champerico
in Force.
Movements That Mark the Begin
ning of the End of President
Barrios' Supremacy.
NEW YORK, N. V., Sept. 17.— A special
cablegram to the Herald from Panama,
via Galveston, says: According to ad
vice.* just ieceived by way of San Salvador
the city of Quezaltenango, in Guatemala,
has been captured oy rebels. For twenty
four hours the garrison mere held the
ety by hard lighting, but the rebel forces
were so much greater it was forced to
immediately following the surrender
the main body of the garrison joined the
insurgents' ranks, thereby adding ma
terially to the strength of Prospero
Morales against President Barrios.
The rebels are now moving on Cham
r-erico, and probably there wiil be hard
lighting there, as the place is garrisoned
by a strong force. Th*- Government also
ho'.ds the towns of Iletaihuleu and San
Felipe, despite the rebel attacks on them.
The loss of Quezaltenango is a great blow
to the Government, and gives Morale
undisputed control of that portion of
Guatemala. It marks, 100, it is believed,
ihe beginning of the end of President
Barrio's supremacy. There seems little
doubt now that a new government will be
established with Morales at its head.
Don Emilio de Leon, formerly Minister j
from Guatemala to Mexico, ana Francisco
To edo nave been thrown into prison in
Guatemala for complicity in the present \
revolutionary movement.
General Domingo Yas-quez, formerly
President of Honduras, has been
expelled from Guatemala by request
i f President Bonilla, who asserts
i.iat General Yasquez is batching a
revolution to overthrow the Government
of Honduras, making tne Guatemala iron- |
tier hi*! base of operations. Guatemalan
'troops dispersed Vasquez's force of
000 en. * *''**V ? <' •*.
These advices came to Panama by way
of San Salvador, as the press censorship
makes it impossible toget reliable Infor
mation direct from Guatemala.
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Warren f'onlinstes His Address Before
th- Bering Sea Tribunal.
HALIFAX. N. S., Sept. 17.— Mr. War
ren continued his address to-day before
the Bering Sea tribunal and discussed the
claims in detail referred to in general
terms in his remarks of yesterday. Dur
ing bis argument he unmercifully scored
the witnesses furnished by the British
Government in the cases of the Pathfinder
and Coralena. The mortgages and re
ceipt-, he said, were fraudulent, and some
of the vouchers had been prepared within
three months of the arrival of the Ameri
can Consul m Victoria.
The paper used for these documents was
the same in every case. He produced the j
.receipt formerly held by Muncie and
showed *.bat the same form was used in
every case, extending over a period of five
years. This, he contended, had a funny
look about it, and he expressed a strong
doubt as to tneir genuineness. He claimed
that Muncie sought to make the United
Stales pay for all his expenses lost by his
sealing trade on the west coast of Van
couver I-rland.
A V0781.1i Hl' AS ARCHI. j
Wholesale Arrests and Expulsions by the
Belt/lan sithorities.
BRUSSELS. Belgium Sept. 17.—Subse
quent to the expulsion trom this city yes
terday of Louise Michel, the French an
archist, and her two com pan ions, Charlotte
rauville and Brousson Loux, who •ad
come here for a fortnight's speech-mak
ing tour in aid of the families of ths an
archists executed at Barcelona for the
bomb-throwing outrage of June last
vrar, and in aid aiso of the anarchists
exiled for complicity in the crime — the
police arrested fifteen persons who were
suspected of being anarchists. The police
ai*o, with drawn swords, dispersed several
bands who were parading the streets
shoving and cheering for anarchy. Some
of these bands were marching in the di
tection of the Spanish Embassy when dis
persed by the authorities. ',' :
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A tit-eat hire at Cabul.
SIMLA, India, Sept. 17.— A destructive
fire which began in a bazaar of Cabul, the
capital of Afghanistan, September 6,
lasted until the following day. One hun
dred and fifty stores were burned, four
T-ei«ons perished and damage to the
amount of several lakhs of rupees was
aone. Sir Walter Pyne, the Ameer's
British adviser, distinguished himself in
directing the work of , quenching, the
flames, organizing a fire brigade and using
the fire engines, which are kept in the
workshops of the Anr-er.'
Revolt in ihlna Suppressed.
LONDON, En<- . Sept. 17.— According to
a special dispatch from Shanghai, the
French missionary, stationed at Batang,
on the River Dichu, in the northeastern
part of the Province of Szu Chun, on the
borders o; Thibet, writes mat the Chinese
have suptres-ed the revolt of the La
mssiss, subjugated Thibet and have or
ganized a Government with Chinese ad- |
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IB_ Romantic Suicide on the. Crater.
LONDON, Eng.. Sept. 17.— A dispatch
to the Daily News from Rome describes
the romantic suicide of a young foreigner,
believed to oe a German. He ascended
Mount Vesuvius while it was in eruption,
lav down near the edge of tne crater and
shot himself- apparently with the idea.
that the lava flow would cover his body.
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Bad Harvests in Russia. *■* .';
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia. Sept. 17.—
The baa harvest affects seventeen Rus- J
dan province*-, and it is feared it will also
ie :elt in 1898, as the drou.-ht i as pre** i
rented sowing winter wheat in large areas. j
The Disabled Anchor Liter Is Iwiee
Ia I: en. in loir.
QUEENSTOWN. Ireland. Sept. 17. -
rhe overdue Anchor line steamer Cir-
Ji*-sia, which left New York on August
28 for Glasgow, and which should have
reached that port Thursday, September 9,
was sighted this morning eff Kinsale
Head, in tow of the British steamer Mem-
Dnd, Captain Bales, from Montreal, Sep
tember 3, for Avonmouth.
On September 5. the Gircasßia was over
hauled by the Thing valla line steamer
I -.land from New York for Copenhagen,
and was taKen in tow by the latter, as she
was in a disabled condition. Owing to
the Ueavv s.'a wh-cn pr^vai ed, the hawser
parted and tie Island was unable to again
take the Cli cassia in tow.
The passengers of the Circassia are all
well and have beenlandad here.
The Memnon met the Circassia on Mon
day last, September 13, about tiOO miles
west of Queenstown, the Anchor liner
having drifted eastward about -30 miles
after becoming separated from the Island.
The accident which disabled the Circassia
occurred Saturday, September 4, 600 miles
from New York.
Changes in Italy's Cabi-tet.
LONDON. Eng , Sept. 18.— A dispatch
to the Standard from Rome says the
Italian Cabinet crisis has ended. Senor
G anturco, Minister of Education, has
been appointed Minister of Justice in
succession to the late Senor Costa, while
Count Codronchi, now Minister -vitnout
portfolio, nas been appointed Minister of
Education to succeed Senoa Gianturco.
Mission-try Trouble, in China Henewed.
LYONS, Frasce, Sept. 17.— Word has
been received here that the Catholic mis
sionaries are again suffering severe
oppression from the Chinese near Yao-
Ping, in the district of Kwang Tung.
The natives have been persecuting tne
Christians, burning their houses, destroy
ing their crops and j.u-ting converts to
the torture.
Simply Make a Stand-off With the
Quakers — Bostons Demoralize
the Giants.
Club* - ■ i- •'<" rum- w. .i- r*\
Baltimore... 85 34 .714; Wastun^ioa. ih 65 .458
Boston 86 SB .705 j Chicago ..... 58 08 .138
Sens York... 77 43 .642 i fittsourg 62 68 .483
Jincinnail... 67 51 .568. "'hiladelpa.. 62 70 .4-6
Jleveland ... 61 59 .j08! i.outsvtl.e ... 61 71 423
Brooklyn.... 56 66 .4591*1- Louu...* *-7 Vi 223
BALTIMORE, ill*.. Sept 17.— The champions
took the first game from the Quakers to-day |
with comparative ease, but in the second ihey I
ivere unable to hit Dtinkle, the visitor's new I
pitcher. The work of the latter and several j
xicky double play?; were the features. Attend
inee 3450. Score, first game:
R. H. F.
Baltimore 11 16 0
Philadelphia 6 11 -*-
Batteries— HolTt and Robinson, (nth, Becker
md Cements. Ump res— hJmslte und Carpenter.
S .ore, second game:
R. H. K.
Baltimore 16 1
Philadelphia 2 7 2
Bat cries — Amo'e and i_lar<; Dunkle and Boyle.
Umpires— Carpenter ana • ms ie.
BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 17.— Boston defeated
New York to-day iv the most one-sided game
i<t bull seen here this season. .Sullivan could
not control the ball in the first inning ad
Zearioss was away off in his throwing. 'ibe
Bostons scored six runs in the first inning and
settled the result then and there. In the
eighth Boston had another batting carnival.
Nichols' work was superb and his support was
periect. Score:
p. ii. E.
Boston..*". '* 17 15 0
Sew Vort* O 5 i»
Batteries — Nichols and Ben-en; Sullivan and
2?arfoss. Umpire— Lynch. Attendance mou.
CLEVELAXD.Onio.Sept. 17.--Khii.es pitched
two innings lor Ciucinnati, Ehft tne rest ot
he game. Be. den a local amateur, did well
.a right field lor Olevc and. The only lea'ure
tvas tne complete abseiic-a of any wrangli' g or
argument. Kelly's decis ous were unques
tioned. Score:
K. 11 K.
Cleveland. 14 19 2
Cincinnati 3 10 '2
Ba.terie —W'U-on and i riser; thret, I. nines ,
and Sihriver. Umpire— Kelly.
BROOKLYN, N. V., Sept. 17.— Brooklyn won
another -*tine trom Washington to-day in the
ninth. Swaim ha*, omy hinise f to t-laroe for
the loss of the game, for "iter he mmli ed
Dunn's grounder, which would have retired
Brook with one run, enough hits were
made to win. Score:
K. H. E.
Brooklyn 5 19 2
Hshin*.-ion 4 la 4
Bat ies— Dunn and Burrell: Swalm and Far
rell. Umpire— Hurst. Attendance 1246.
PITTSBURG, Pa., Sept. 17.— Pittsburg took
both games from the Uil-euders. There were
no sprclal features in 'either game. Sudhoff
pitched a nice came, but had poor support.
Smiih made two lo:ig-ruiihing catches in the
>econd game, which .set the bleachers wild.
Attendance "-300. Score, first game:
It. H. E.
Pittsburg. 6* fl 2
St. •Louis....' 2.7 2
Batteries— Killen and Sudden; Sudhoft* and Mur
phy. Umpire — McDonald.
Score, second game: ■ , -
. B. H. E.
rntsburs 10 11 3
St. Louis ..: 4 10 4
Batteries — Hastings and Mer itt; Hart and
Doug ass empire — McDonald.
Joe Patchen Wins a Leaf From the
Record-Breaker in the Ukiah
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sent, 17. — Joe
Patchen, for the first time since the Co
lumbus meeting in July, showed Star
Pointer bis dust to-day. This wonderful
blactc stallion captured the second heat
in the battle between the two pacing
kings for a purse of $3000. He had the
pole, the place being won by the flip of a
coin, and from the word be cut the route
and was not headed. Pointer won the
first heat in comparatively easy form in
2:01-3. Patchen won the- second heat in
McCleary was in fine style and be
counted on the. second heat being taken
witn cquil ease. .Patchen, driven by
Dlckerson, had faltered some in the first
argument. An experiment had been tried
in his shoeing. For the first time in
weeks delay was caused in getting the
word, due to his breaking. His rounding
in form was superb and the crowd of 45.
--000 people present was immensely pleased
at in- suedes**. , The deciding heat will be
paced to-morrow.
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Lite Chess • ournonient.
BERLIN, Germany. Sept. 17.— The fifth
round in the international chess tourna
ment was played at the Architektenhaus
in this city to-day, it being the second
round Recording to the Berrer system.
The pairing' was as follows: JSnglisch vs. I
Schiffers, Berdeleben vs. Ch .rouselr, Cohn
vs. Albin, Schleichter v*. Alapin, Marco
vs. Winewer. Metger vs. Cnro, Janowtky
vs. -ink:, Teichmann v*. Burn, T:'Chi<»
ortn vs. Waibrodt, Suechting vs. Black
burn. At 1 o'clock the following results
had been reco dea: Cohn beat Albin, Bar
aeleben (retired) lost to Charou-ek. Eng
liscti and Schiffers drew, 'ieichmann beat
The remaining games resulted as fol
lows: Schleichter and .Alapin diew, Marco
beat Winawer. Me'ger was downed by
Caro, Janow**ki beat Zinkl, Tschisorin and
Waibrodt adjourned their game and
Suechting and Blackburn drew.
Rons Knticked Out,
SALT LAKE, Utah. Sept. 17.— A special !
to the Herald from Rock Springs, Wyo.,
says: The second clote contest between
Kred Rn*?, champion .of Wyoming, and
Eugene Turner, champion of Kansas, took
place to-night in the' opera-hou-e.' ; Ross
was knocked out in the twentieth round.
Mohmonds Force Back
Sir Rindon Flood's
Only the Superior Bravery of
the Indian Soldiers Pre
vent Disaster.
Home Journals Comment on the
"Mishap" and Call for a New
CAMP AY ATA, India (via Fankajora),
Sept. 17. 8 p. M —Severe lighting bas taken
place between the second brigade of Gen
eral Sir Rindon Blood's division and the
Mohmonds. The British loss' was 140
killed and wounded. The brigade has
moved out to attack the Mohmonds in the
valley north of the camp, to punish them
for the assault upon the fore* of Gjneral
Jeffreys at the foot of PawatPass. The
Bengal lancers found the enemy in
trenched on the hills about eight m.les
The Tnirly-ftfth Sikhs was ordered to
make the attack.' The regiment was sup
ported by lour guns of a mountain battery
and by six companies of Buffs, The Sikhs
drove the enemy into the hills, but event
ually fell back upon the Buffs b -fore su
perior numbers. The enemy then ad
vanced against the left flank and drove
back the cavalry and surrounded a com
pany of Sitbs. Toe cavalry charged bril
liantly, and relieved the Sikh? and the
guides, and, coming up, swept the enemy
back. The force halted for some lime,
destroying the enemy's towers and then
A company of Sikhs on the hills to the
right was hard pressed and was running
short of ammunition when the general of
ficer commanding moved the guides for
ward to their relief, which was gallantly
accomplished. The guides carried the
wounded Sikhs back and executed the
withdrawal in good order, though the
enemy pressed them hard.
Darkness came on before the force
reached the camp, and the guides, with
General Jeffreys and his escort of Buffs,
became separated from the column, which
passed them In the gloom. General Jef
freys remained with the guns and took up
a position in the village. Meanwhile the
enemy occupied a part of the village and
the force not being strong enough to expel
them they hud inflicted considerable loss
on the little party before Major Wortlidge,
with two companies, each composed of
Sikhs ana guides, came up and compelled
them to retire.
A large body of cavalry and the Thirty
eighth Degras left the camp and brought
in the whole detachment. Lieutenant
Hughes and Lieutenant Crawford were
killed, Lieutenant Watson. Lieutenant
Gunning and Lieutenant Winter ■ were
severely wounded, and General Jeffreys,
Lieutenant Cassells and Captain Birch
slightly wounded.
The Buffs lon one killed nnd seven
wounded, the Sikhs twenty-one killed and
forty-two wounded, the guides two killed
and ten wounded, the gunners seven killed
and twenty one wounded and the sappers
three killed and sixteen wounded. Two
B *ngal lancers were wounded. Many
horses and mules were killed.
LONDON, Eng., Sent. 18. — All the
morning papers comment upon the
British reverse north of Camp Ayata.
The Daily Telegraph calls it "disas
trous," and says: "Whether it was due to
rashness or to some new unexplained
cause it will be a matter of unfeigned sor
row. When we read of the 10-s of so
many valuable lives we can only deplore
a casualty which, though it will doubt
less speedily' be avenged, casts a gloom
upon the happier intelligence received
Irom Fort Gulistan."
The Standard says: '"The interruption
of the advance is in every way deplorable.
It is absolutely necessary to retrieve the
reverse, and, meanwhile, the enemy, who
are said to be disheartened and disin
clined to ■ light, will be encouraged to
organize a determined resistance Possi
bly the Third Brigade, which has reached
Nawagai, will retrace its steps in order to
support General Jeffrey*. J%ffijj|
"It isimtossibie to offer an explanation
of the mishap. We must remember, how
ever, that it occurred in a country .never
traversed by European troops and very
litlle was kno*vn of the country or of the
Mahmonds. But there is reason tb fear
once again that 3 lack ot complete intelli
gence as io the disposition of the enemy's
strength has led our commanders to lake
an operation that cannot be pushed
through. Further details are awaited with
anxiety, it must be hoped that the In
an Government will give Sir William
Lockhart a perfectly free hand to choose
his own men. He must not be bound by
red-tape regulations. Much is to be done
be. ore peace will be restored."
The Daily News says: It is very seri
ous news and gives the greatest impor
tance to the appointment of Sir William
Lockhart to succeed Sir George White on
the latter's retirement, which has just
been officially announced. There is little
doubt that his name will be heard with
dread by the insurgent tribesmen.

Railroads to Provide t heap fares to the
St. Louie Exposition.
CHICAGO, 111., Sept. 17.— Chicago
and Northwestern to-day announced a
rate of $10 95 .rom Omaha, $10 85 from
Council Bluffs and $7 from Dcs Moines, to
be effective on Tuesdays and Thursdays
during tne continuance of the St. Louis
Exposition. All the other roads inter
ested ,in the territory affected will make
tne same rates. .fjfe_w
It is said by the roads making the rates
thai they are compelled to make them in
consequence of the $7 rate made from Kan
sas City to Chicago by the Great Western.
The rates made to-day are based on the
rate of $7 from Dcs Moines, the local rates
being added to Dcs Moines from Omaha'
and Council Bluffs. The lesult ot the rate
of $7 from Kansas City made by the Great
Western has been to reduce all through
rates .rom trans-Mississippi territory, for
which Kansas City is a common gateway,
and it will cost all the roads thousands of
dollars before the matter is ended.
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Highwaymen After Gold Dust Were Just
a lirt'jToo Late.
DENVER, Colo., Sept. 17.— A special to
the News from Santa Fe, N. M., says: " A
private letter states that the mail coach
Irom Elizabetbtown to Taos was held
up by two masked men with rifles at noon
Thursday. The mail was not molested.
The drivei's watch .was taken and one
passenger was relieved of his pocketbook,
containing $51. A big deposit of gold dust
from the Moreno Valley was taken over
by the stage the day -previous, and it is :
believed that this is what the highway- I
men hoped to obtain. A Sheriff's posse is I
on the trail. - .
The fac-simile ,* y*ytf '"' s/tT* '.. *. "* -is. on every, wrapper
signature of (da^zf^£&i of CASTOItIA.
London "Times" Pub
lishes Correspondence
on the Subject.
Secretary Sherman's Famous
Dispatch Comes in for
Salisbury Seems to Have Been All
Right and Uncle Sam All
Wrong. '
LONDON, E.ng., Sept 'lß— The Times
this morning publishes the gist of the
correspondence between Secretary Sher
man and Lord Salisbury in the Bering Sea
controversy. The book covers a period
beginning with 1895 and ending with July
30 of the present year. Altogether there
are twenty-**even dispatches which snow
tbat the United States has pressed for
revision since January, 1895.
The Times remarks: "Though Mr. Sher
man so far forgot himself as to sign the
famous dispitcb, we cannot suppose that
he actually wrote it."
* Only tne concluding paragraph ot the
dispatch is republished, all the terms
deemed discourteous being omitted.
The Times then adds: "Lora Salisbury
wisely refrained from answering the dis
patch in detail. He confined himself to
imparting a short note to Embassador
Hay, dated July 28, 1897, stating that the
Government was willing to agree to a
meeting of the experts in October, pre
ferably in Washington, and that other
portions of Mr. Sherman's dispatch, in so
far as they required any reply from her
M j.'Sty's Government, had been answered
by anticipation in d spatches he (Lord
Salisbury) had addre-sea to Sir Julian
Pauncefote on April 22 and May 7, which
had been communicated to the Govern
ment of the United States on July 26."
In a ton** letter from the Colonial
Office to tbe Foreign Office, signed Edward
Wingfield, occupying four columns of
small print, the Times deals with . Mr.
Sherman's dispatch in detail. In this
document, which is prepared by Mr.
Chamberlain, the latter points out that
Mr. Sherman's contention that the exter
mination of fur- bearing seals had been
practically accomplished cannot have
come to pas-, a-> in that case there would
be nothing at all to form the subject mat
ter of negotiations.
■ Tne document proceeds: '"Lord Salis
bury pointed out in May that the English
interests had for some years exceeded the
American in the fur-s*aling industry. It
cannot, therefor.?, be for the advaniajie of
the British Government or those whom it
represents that the .seals should be exter
Mr. Chamberlain contends that Great
Britain has taken adequate measures
much more complete in some directions
than those adopted by the United States—
for securing ibe enforcement of the Paris
regulations, and says it was never in
tended by the tribunal of arbitration that
the United Stales officers should be given
the power of supervising and controlling
th«> action of British naval ana customs
officers with regard to the inspection of
skin?. • ' '- "■ '
The British Government, he asserts, has
performed with the utmost rigor ail the
requirements of the awards, but has had
to make "continual unavailing prole-its
against the attempts of the United States
to hamper and embarrass the operations
of British subjects pursuing their lawful
"But the fact," continues Mr. Chamber-
Jain, "that in spite of those embaarass
ments British sealers have been able to
prosecute the industry successfully has
led to continued efforts by the United
States to obtain further regulations as
wonld effectively prevent that result,
without regard to the objects of the
award." ; ' "» ff *'f " ■
The Co'onial Ollice concludes as follows:
"The Government has never argued that
the regulations are perfect, but it has
maintained that before they can be re
vised accurate information as to the in
crease or decrease of the herd must be
made available. Such information is only
obtainable by accurate observation tend
ing over a period sufficient to enable acci
aental circiimstancs to be eliminated. As
soon as that is at hand the Government is
ready to enter upon a discussion of the
question in the impartial and friendly
spirit with which ihe Government can
confidently claim it has acted throughout
the entire controversy."
The Times, commenting editorially
upon the Bering fcea correspondence,
"The publication of the dispatches
showing how the agreement for a new
conference was arrived at will be. a relief
to the public mind. Nothing has been
done to compromise the dignity of the
nation or to give even an apparent tri
umph to the tactics of unwarrantable die-
"Mr. Sherman's extraordinary dispatch,
unexampled probably in the annals of
diplomacy, has been conclusively an
swered in state papers, admirable alike in
reasoning power and literary lorm. pre
pared by the Colonial Office, dealing
with Mr Sherman's contentions and de
molishing them in the most complete and
sa isfactory way.
"The document absolves Lord Salisbury
from the necessity of entering into de
tails irrelevant to the controversy, and at
the same time it Laves him free to assent
loan investigation relating to matters of
fact which it is obviously desirable to
have ascertained before the time arrives
to consider whether it is necessary or de
sirable to revise the pelagic regulations."
How Business Rt rival Has Added to
His Many Millions'.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 17.-George
J. Gould, wiih his family returned to-day
on the American liner, St. Liui*. During
the three months Mr. Gould has been rest
ing in Europe business revival has
added' at least $15,000,000 in value to the
Gould securities. ; f^f
"It was. a good thing for Ihe country
that 1 went away," said Mr. Gould, whose
bronzed face was radiant with uood na
ture, "lor , with my absence pood times
seem to have come. They are here to stay
lor a long time, too. There never was a
time when conditions promised so much
for the United States. We have the tariff
settled, we are lid ol the silver and other
bugaboos and everything looks all right."
"So you think that he business revival
here is not spasmodic?"
. "Most certainly. There, has been .a
strengthening in markets all along the
line, business men abroad realize that
the United- States i is; now master of the
situation.?^"We have goods io sell— gran,
cot ion,' everything. Their crops" are
short, their ne**ds are great and they must
buy of us. Vln movinc our enormous
crops! there be increased activity in
railroad securities, and railroads that are
benefiting by. this are busy. building cars
and engines to handle the immense ton
nage which must be hauled tuis fall."
Sensational Contest for ■ a Maid-of-
Honor for the Mountain and
Plain Festival.
ASPEN", Colo., Sept. 17.— Vastly hotter
than a Presidential election was the con
test closed to-day in the election of a
maid-of-honor from Pitkin County lor the
Mountain and Plain Festival at Denver
next month. The contest started in a
spirit of good-natured rivalry, but the in
terest increased till toward the last there
were not a dozen people in the city who
were not excited over the result.
A most sensational feature was the
filing of a libel suit. Miss Thira Bow, one
of the contestants, sued Mrs. Elizabeth
Brown for $30,000 for delamation of char
acter. Mrs. Brown was opposed to Miss
Bow's candidacy. Finally . the contest
simmered down to three candidates. One
morning it was reported that a prominent
newspaper man had made ih« bop.st that
his favorite would win with flying colors,
and it was noticed that his press was run
ning extra time. Friends of another Can
dida c soon raised, a purse and large
orders were placed for papers at the other
newspaper offices, which newspapers were
also publishing ooiiDons.
The last few days the race was hot. It
practically became a question of capacity
of presses. The closing hours witnessed
men, women and children flocking to the
ballot-boxes carrying with them from 5 to
5000 ballots. A conservative estiniat*-*
places the number of ballots cast at 200,-
COO. They completely swamped the
County Commissioners arid the successful
candidate will not be known for several
Five Men, Including Two Engineers,
Instantly Killed, and Several
Lthers Injured.
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis., Sept. 17.—
Five men were instantly killed and three
were badly injured in a head-end collision
of freight trains on the Wisconsin Central
Railroad near Howard, Wis., to-day.
The dead are: Richard Warren, Chip
pewa Falls, engineer; Edward J. Smith,
Chippewa Falls, engineer; John Smiley,
Oxfordsville, firemen ; Lest «r Ryan. Fari
bault, Minn., stockman ; George Schafer,
Faribault, Minn., stockman. !' '
The injured: C. H. Millet, Chiprewa
Falls, brakeman ; William Dixon, horse
man; W. F. Miller, horseman.
The wrecked trains were heavily loaded
with general merchandise, and met on a
curve near Howard. .Both locomotives
were demolished, and the fireman of the
westbound train was the only one of the
crew who escaped. It is supposed that
one of the trains was ahead of its schedule
time, no telegraphic orders having been
issued, " ' ' :
Progress of the Trial of Dr. Hunter et At.
at I rait I; fort.
FRANKFORT, K.Y., Sept. 17.— The sec
ond day of the trial of Hunter et al. was
characterized by charges of perjury. Dr.
W. Godfrey Hunter, ex-Congressman J.
H. Wilson and Deputy Collector E. T.
Franks on o*te side and Captain Noel
Games and Thomas F. Tanner on tbe
other side swore to contradictory state
ments. Hunter swore that he was never
at Games' house, and aid not know where
he lived. Games looked at Dr. Hunter
and said he knew he was at his house on
the night of Aoril 1, and asked him if he
could buy the votes of Representatives
Go-samerk and Johns. -•;>.->>,'
Hunter was corroborated by legislators
and friends, who said he could not have
been away from the hotel, on that night
long enough to have gone where Games
swears he was. Games is corroborated by
witnesses,. who testify to having seen him
on the road, and by Tanner, who. says he
piloted him there.
Constant lear of a collision between the
warring defendants and their friends
exists. There are several more witnesses
for both delendants, and the trial can
hardly be concluded to-morrow. Every
one on the scene predicts a "hung" jury.
The Hunter defendants nave so iar
failed to prove that Governor Bradley was
in the conspiracy to indict Dr. Hunter.
Bat in Escaping One Is Mortally
Wounded by an officer.- -'•;;
DENVER, Colo., Sept. 17.— A special to
the News from Chadron, Nebr.. says:
Three masked highwaymen entered the
postoffice at Belmont, this county, yes
terday, and by the liberal display of six
shooters compelled the postmaster to de
liver up some $400 of postoffice funds.
They made their escape, but two were ap
prehended in Crawford after lively fight
ing, in which one of the robbers was mor
tally wounded by Marshal Spearman of
Crawford. The robber drew a gun when
accosted by the officer, but was shot in the
arm before he could raise the weapon.
Though severely wounded he emptied the
co. i tents of bis six-shooter, but without
effect, and was finally brought down with
a bullet in his neck. The men are a por
tion of the gang which has been terroriz
ing the Black Hills.
Sl patentlewciies J%.
fMW __ —at
Take Advantage of These Prices Now.
Hood's, Joy's or Ayer's oarsaparilla... 6oc j
Swift's Specific •** 6oc
Camel' ine ............... - •• • c
Nelson's Amycose ; : v;~ c
Aver- Har Vigor.. .....55c
Ozomulsion 65c
Javne's Expectorant 65c
Hostetter's Bitters •• - &*
Scott's Emu15i0n ;.:......... 60c
Sohiffman's Asthma Cure ....65c
Cupidenc. ' ,5c
Mogrimine.... • •*-" - , c
Syrup Figs, California 30c
Syrup Fics, German ..35c '
Listerine . • 60c
Fellows' Syrup. 9 j c
50z0d0nt. ..:.;.... • • • 4*5 1
Hall's Catarrh Cure .45c ;
Japanese Pile Cure.............. .40c j
Orange Blossom 60e j
Wilchh' zel, per pint, best ..;... 20c ;
Borax. 1 lbs f0r......... .....-'oc (
Moth Balls. 5 lbs for. '..1v. '..'.:. ....■■■■.2-c i
953 Market St., S. side, bet. sthand6th.
Three Rich Young Yale
Men Claim a Tailor's
Recently Wedded to One, the
Jilted Pair Ara Nearly
Stormy Scene Among the Rivals
at the Girl's Home— Paterfamllas
as Arbitrator.
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 17.—
Matthew Sterling Borden, son of a Fall
River millionaire, whose home is in New
York, who says he was married Monday
to Miss Mildred Negbauer, daughter of a
tailor of this city, is not the only rich
Yale man who was engaged to the pretty
Jewess. As soon as the news of Borden's
wedding to the girl appeared in to-day's
I papers two other aspirants for her hand
appeared. They were Frederick Everett
Grant. Yale '92, and John Knox Blake,
Yale Law School '97. Grant was known
as "General" Grant, and the other lover,
Blake, lived in the Negbauer house all of
last year. His attentions to "Millie"
were so unremittent that he failed to
Borden, Blake and "General" Grant
all met this afternoon at the Negbaner
house and there was a hot scene. The
girl was distracted and called on her
father, who admitted that Borden must
be left alone with the girl lor the pres
ent. The others then took their leave.
To a reporter Blake exclaimed:
"Well, I'm her real lover, anyhow. She
does not love those fellows, and she will
come back to me."
"General" Grant says he also holds the
girl's promise of marriage, and he statos
that she even to-day encouraged him.
Blake states that the girl whispered to
him that no ceremony was performed be
tween the girl and young Borden, and
that her love bubbles up lor him alone.
Borden says he will stick by the girl, and
that she will stand by him, even if his
father disinherits him.
This afternoon Grant and Blake are
wandering around the streets of New
! Haven disconsolate. Several friends nave
i urged both to bring breach of promise
; -nit*-* and attach the money that Father
Borden gave the girl to go to South Da
kota with when she got her divorce from
young Borden after marrying him the
first time. >
Continental Journals Ridicule the Dank
of Ena land's Proposal. . ' y
BERLIN. Germany, Sept. 17. — The
Vossische Zeitung, in an article on the
discussion of the proposal that the Bank
of England should admit silver into its
reserves, recalls Prince Bismarck's saying,
"Acceptance in principle is a polilo form
of rejection." f.; *
The paper adds: "The idea that France
will reopen her mints while silver is at its
present price is preposterous. If the
i silverites consider this a victory, we
j neither grudge nor envy them their sue-
I cess." vffv. :l\' : -
PARIS, France, Sept. 17.— Journal
I dcs Debats, in' an article on the discussion
[ over the silver letter of the governor of
I the Bank of England, calls it a "chef
j d'ceuvreof humor," and commiserates the
j silverites upon their discovery that their
cry of victory is premature. This voices
; the general opinion in France.
I Days of the Grand Duke of Baden num
NEW YORK, N. V., Sept. 17.— A special
cable from Berlin says: Much sorrow has
been created here by the announcement
that the Grand Duke of Baden, whose
wife is the only daughter of the old Em
peror William, is dying of cancer and that
his days are numbered. . „„
The malady with which be is afflicted
and which is analogous to that which car
riedoff so prematurely his brother-in-law.
Emperor Frederick, has reached a very
advanced stage. His physicians have in
sisted that he must abandon all idea of
returning to his favorite residence on the
island of Mainau, in the lake of Constance.
I — •; .
I Believed to Be Andre's Balloon.
ST. PETERSBURG. Russia, Sept. 17.—
I A telegraphic message received here from
j Krasnoyarsk, in the interior of Siberia,
says that on September 14, at 11 o'clock
at night, the inhabitants pf the village
of Aniinifirowskoje, in the district of
Yeniseisk,, Arctic Russia, saw a balloon,
believed to be that of Professor Andree,
the Swedish aeronaut, who left the island
ISugarMiik, per lb. ........303
Mai vina Cream .30c
I Li Blache Powder 25c
| Florida Water.. 40c
i Peau a'E**pagne, Roger & Gallet . . 80c
| Lola Mont* z Cream .........50c
i Packer's Tar Soap . ! . ...... : 15c
j Java Powder.... 30c
\ Roger & Gallet's Violette de Parme.... 7oc
; Sarsaparilla Root, per lb ...20c
: Sage, per pound ..20c
Senna Ljaves, per pound .'..20 c
' Sassafras Bark, per pound ...,15c
: Chamomile Flors, per pound ..25c
'. Juniper Berries, per pound .........15c
Belladonna Plasters, 4 f0r.......... ....25c
; Ely's Cream Balsam .. .............30c
Trusses, a Jar, c assortment ....75c
Galvanic or Faradic Batteries $4 to $25
Electi ie 8e1t**. . . . ;............... .$2 to $25
Hot Water Bottles, 2-quart .:........ ..45c
| Fountain Syringes. 2-quart ............. 70c
of|Tromsoe shor: y before 2:30 p. M. on
Juiy 11, in an attempt to crocs tne |.olar
regions. The balloon, it is added, was in
sight for about liv minutes.
Lloyd Is the Cbnmpiot.
CHICAGO, 111., Sept. 17.— Joseph
Lloyd, the professional from the Essex
County Golf Club, Mancnester-by-the-Sea,
Mass., won the open golf championship of
1897 in the links of the Chicago Golf Club
to-day. His total score was 102. William
Anderson, the phenomenal young ; ayer
irom the Misquamient Golt Club, Watch
Hill, K. 1., was a close second, with 103.
James Foulis, now ex-cnainpi finished
third', with 16S; Willie Dunn of the Ards
ley Coif Club tying him. Thirty-four men
finished the thirty-sixth hole under _00.
Reno ifoe'iej/s Injured.
RENO, Nev., Sept. 17.— Paul L,ofthou?e,
a jocKey at the fair ground**, bad me mis
fortune of baying a horse that he was
riding fall on him while Dracticing starting
with the Australian dnweai*. As the
gate went up lie horse reared and fell over
. wards badly spraining - Lofthcuse's
leg. Another horse, ridden by Mike
Tuiiey, went ever t>. ctward under similar
circumstances, breaking Tuiley's collar
»_;-" to-pat:
Oregon City Cassi-
The rough world
will not wear it shiny
Fall suits and over-
coats* plaids and
_. *
All the fit, finish and satisfaction
of the tailor made.
Worsted trousers, fancy stripes,
wearable and rightly made, $3.50
Buy of the maker. BLUE
signs, 2d block from Market.,,
■Wholesale Manufacturers
Selling at Retail.
121-123 S4NSOME ST.
of December, A.D 1896, ami for th- year ending
on that day. as made to the Insurance commission-
er of the S ate of Cali ornia, pursuant to tiie pro-
visions of sections 610 and 611 of the Political
Co.c, condensed as per b.aiiK Hirnisl'tU by the
Amount of capital stock, paid un In
cash. 1... f 450.00000
Keal estate owned by company 301,303 00
Loans on bonds and morrguße*' 6,756,388 31
Cash market value of all stocks and
bonds owned by company .... 1,655,009 73
A mount of lo.ins »ecur**.i b>* pledge
of bonds, stocks and other mar-
ketable securities as collateral... 827.069 11
Cash in company's ollice 14,273.4
*'a-.h In banks 497.253 11
Interest due and accrued on all
stocks and loans 33.923 32
rremiumsin due course of collec-
tion £07,83154
Dne from other companies for re-
insurance on losses already paid. 396.735 08
Total assets *9 890.156 64
Lossrs adjusted and unpaid 1
Losses in process of id just mentor |
In suspense J- 922,589 75
Losses resisted. Including ex-|V. ;
penses J
Gross premiums on tire risks run-1
mng one year cr less reinsur- |
ance 50 per cent ' 3 5 5 lis 00
Gross premiums on lire ris-.s run- j *oj.*.-.o
more than one year, reinsurance !
pro rata J
Gross premiums ou marine a- dl
inland navigation risks, reinsur- 1
ance 100 percent I 500 00
Gross premiums on marine time |
risks, reinsurance 50 percent .. j
Liability under Life Department... 7,811,816 01
Cash dividends remaining unpaid.. ,770 00
All o.her demauds aga.nst tin*
compauy 397,696 09
Total liabilities $8.618.51t> 85
Net Cash actually received for Fire
Premiums 9377,13451
Met Cash actual. y received for Ma-
rine Premiums. 18,153 18
Received for interest and dMdPtids
on Bonds. stocks, Loans and from
' all other sources 317,582 97
Income from Lite and Accident
branches, and from all other
sources : 9.532.966 87
Total Income. ..910.5t5.84U 20
' * . - — : —
Net amouut paid for Fire Losses... 9335.559 .'>?
Net amount paid for Marine Losses 11,831 60
Net amount i aid for Life and Ac-
cident Losses ......: ' 664.711
Dividends to stockholder.-. ; 105,000 oO
Paid or allowed for commission or
8r0kerage..........*. ■;. ...... 177,100 70
Paid for . Salaries, Fees, and oiher
charges lor officers, clerks, etc 202,009 67
Paid for Mate, National and loci
1axei......: ..... 18.37090
All other payments and expendi-
tures, including reinsurance, pre-
miums and premium le.erve 8 957.009 40
Total expenditures 510,47i,596 3d
■; Risks AND PRK- . |
miums. Fire Bisks. .Premiums.
Net amount of Risks i I. " Vf
written durin? the' ■ '
yeur......... ....... ,*546,006,407 $1,113,491 06
Net amount of Risks
expired during the
year................. i 261,755.117 618.676 52
Net amount In force
December 1&96 j 452,589,794 677.131 8
DX. MAX i.UDtt'lG,
Munaging Director--.
'■■ Subscribed and sworn to bsfore me, this sth day
of April, 1897.
. • U. I*-'. Vice- Comm/rciai Agent.
United States Depoait....... *9*j.~*0,000

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