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TAGALS TO BE WHIPPED INTO SUBMISSION There Will Be No More Dal lying With the Bellig erent Filipinos. ENVOYS SO INFORMED Aguinaldo's Representatives Must Come With Unconditional Surren der to Again Be Received. Sp»i ial Hispatch to The Call. NEW yORK, May 86.— Th( Washing ton correspondent of the Herald tele graphs: "When you desire to re-enter the American military lines come pre pared for an unconditional surrender: otherwise you will not hi; admitted." 1 am told at the War Department that this, in substance, is th-' parting message Apuinaldo's peace envoys, so called, received when they left the Am i rican Peace Commissioners to return to Aguinaldo's headquarters. Our C<>m missioners, if they haw not already, will receive instructions to adhere to this decision. The foolhardiness of further neeotia tions with the irresponsible leaders of the defiant rebels is at last fully ap preciated by administration officials. The Insurgents must be whipped into submission. The President, 1 am told, i^ now of this opinion. He regrets that he is unable to share in the optimistic opinion of Mr. Schurman, chairman of the commission, that th^ so-called en voys will speedily come back to accept in full our own terms. Mr. Schurman expresed similar views immediately after the first correspond ence more than three weeks ago. and thereby caused the President to fall Into the mistake of anticipating peace at once. The fact that the authorities have again t: ken up the question of send ing additional troops to the Philippines is a pretty good indication that they consider the recent peace negotiations a failure. I understand that the Twen ty-fourth infantry (colored) has been Blated for service in the Philippines in addition to those previously decided upon. Other regiments are also being talked of. ADDITIONAL TROOPS TO BE SENT TO MANILA WASHINGTON, May 26. - Additional troops are to be sent to Manila in accord ance with the War Department's policy oi relieving the volunteer regiments as litiously as circumstances will p> r mit. Serious doubt it> entertained, how <v. r. by some of the highest officials whether it will be nracticable to muster all volunteers out in view of the latest developments. Receni instructions from the War Department provide for the ciis jatch of several reguiar regiments from Francisco, the next to depart being thr Ninth infantry, to be followed by the first body of men next reaching the coast. The question of garrisoning posts at home is becoming a serious one, and should all the volunteers in Manila be mustered out on returning home, as they are promised, the authorities will have scarcely enough force to care for coast fortifications and the more important mil itary posts. It is thought that some of the volunteer regiments would be willing to continue in the service if relfeved of the hard duty at the front in the Philippines. I'ntil recently the brunt of the fighting has been borne by these regiments, near ly all of which are from the far West, and previous to the insurgent outbreak last February they conducted the patrol work at Manila and vicinity. It is said by War Department officials that the reg ulars now in the Philippines with those under orders to go there constitute over one-third of the full enlisted strength and that it is neither advisable nor practica ble to reduce the force in Cuba and Porto Rico in order to provide more regiments for Manila. oaosi 01 uenerai uti? messages of late have given comparatively encouraging re . yet there have been no signs nt Immediate peace in the Philippines, and it will probably be necessary to maintain In the island.-: for many months a consid erable body "f troops. The return of Gen eral Lawton'a command to Manila after a triumphant campaign is accepted uy many as Indicating it was useless to pur during the present rainy season and that to maintain the troops ir their unhealthy surroundings and away from their base of supplies would be to in', ite disaster and illness. • nil Mac Arthur's brigade is also ex pected to !•■■ recalled soon, so that with days or 'wo weeks it is anticipated the greater part of our army operating in the Held wiil go into camp at 'Maura There are likely to be no further over tures for peac< from the natives as ''ions ey are noi actively pr< ssed In the Held and rather than Burrender now it h thought they will make the best of their situation until the close of the rainj sea son with a hope that there may in the meantime be some leviopments. The \\'::r Department baa not been ad vised of the departure from the Philip of any transport bearing returning volunteer regiments. The War Depart ment expects to be apprised of the de parture of troops Immediately on their netting sail for the United States. LARGER ARMY NEEDED IN THE PHILIPPINES MANILA, May 20. 7:40 p. m.— The events of the past weeks have emphasized the ne<>d of a much larger army here, without •which, according to th>- best authorities in Mar.ila. it would be attempting the jm pouible to expect to maim Kin supremacy in the Philippine Islands. The»inadequacy of the American forces is laid to l>e re sponsible, for the large loss In the number of small encounters, without material re sults as a compensation. Most of the fighting has been in territory which the Americana had swept, but had been com pelled to abandon because they could not ■pare troops to hold it. The forces commanded by General -Mil-Arthur and General Lawton held two Important lines of communica tion and commerce, the railroad to Fernando and the Rio Gran.ie But much of the country they have swepi '■]• eluding Bcores of the smaller towns and larger onfs have been left uncovered sim ply for want of men to hold thorn, and the insurgents have returned and are occupy ing the towns the Americans abandoned and are camping in the jungles and woods outside uf others, on the watch fc-r chances to harass the garrisons and .t tack scouting parti"* or detached com-' panics with greater forces. This Is the kind of warfare they prefer to regular battles. Ii appears that the Filipinos who at tacked the Third Regiment between San Miguel and Balluag were part of Pj 0 del Piter's army. They came fr<>m the south across the mountains, presumably to m«ct % wagon train which Geiniral Lawton ex- ■ DISCHARGED FROM UNCLE SAM'S ARMY Osca M. Welburn, fllias "Olan H- Bedell," Will Not Go to th)e Philippines. TALL HEADQFARTERS. WELLINGTON HOTEL, WASHING-, TON, May 26.— "01 an H. Bedell" was discharged without honor from the army of the United States to-day by direction of the Secretary of War. "Olan li. Bedell" is Osca M. Welburn, late Collector of [nternal Revenue, now in the hands of the Federal authorities at San Francisco awaiting trial for embezzlement committed while in office. Wolburn fled from Cali fornia after his indictment by the federal Grtfnd Jury, and in Texas en listed as a private in the regular army. He was captured at the Presidio of San Francisco while waiting to be sent on a transport to Manila. poctcd along the road. They also planned ; ' to capture several larpe detachments and v • re placed in ambush at different points. They lired from the junele at a distance I of 200 yard? and pave the Americans one ; of the hardest fights experienced in the campaign. The Filipinos lost more heav ily than the Americans in all the recent .r:ters. The insurgent generals, take '■■ the loss of arms more to heart than they I do the loss of men. Foreigners who have arrived here from i the Insurgents' country under the recent say th< ' . meteries In all the towns are filled with fresh graves. 1 A majority of the Filipinos wounded are ; neglected because the insurgent hos pitals are Inadequate, medicines are scarce and they have few surgeons except Spanish captives who have been Im pressed^ ________^_ __ FASTEST MILE MADE ON TWO-WHEELED VEHICLE Henri Fournier On His "Infernal Machine" Reduces the Record to 1:32 2-5. BALTIMORE, Md., May L'O. -Henri Fournier, the Frenchman, and his "infer nal machine" were the features of the cycle meet of the National Cycling- Asso ciation at the Hartford Avrnue Coliseum to-night. With Henshaw on the front seat Fournier made a mile in 1:32 --o. which was a second and a fifth slower than the world's record (or a two-wheel vehicle, established by himself in Wash ington. A spectator tapped the bell one lap .-1;' >rt . which caused Fournier to lose perhaps two seconds, he slowing up and st:irtfner strain The events were hotly contested in heats and finals excepting the mile handi cap, professional, which was won in hol low style by the limit man lieeause of the bad start made by the back mark , men. Floyd McFarland, who is winning ■the bulk of the money at present, won i the first prize in the two mile professional and undoubtedly would have won the han ; dicap had he been started properly. Earl Kiser landed second in the open and he ■ was the only one able to give McFarland a battle. Eddie Bald acted as starter. Attendance 4000. Summary: 1 Two-mile professional— F. A. M^Karland. San won; Karl Kiser, Dayton, 0., second; O. '' L. Stevens, Ottumwa, la., third. Time. 4. '7. Half-mile, handicap, amateur— Hnrt Ripley Princeton OB yards), won. Time, 1:02 I One mile professional, handicap— R. A. Miller (85 yards) won; George J. ICelfer, Chlcag ; yards), Becond; O. V. Babcock. New York (90 j yards), third. Time. I':f7. HORRIBLE CONDITION OF THE TOMBS PRISON Mrs. Ruth Howard Will Tell Her Ex perience to the Mazet Committee. NEW YORK, May 26.— Frank Moss, counsel of the Mazet committee, will di rect the attention of that body at its next session to the condition of affairs existing in the Tombs Prison. Mrs. Ruth Howard, whose revelations to the police after her arrest as an ac complice, of the "W. B. Denning & Co." hand of swindlers, led to their arr. ->t and imprisonment and gained for herself a suspension of sentence on Monday last, was subpenaed to-night by Mr. Moss to appear before the Mazet committee on May 8L She will tell the story of what she saw, heard and experienced during the three months she was imprisoned in the Tombs awaiting trial. Her story she told at length to Mr. Moss to-day. He said when he had heard it that its recital before the legislative investigators would stir the people of this city as few cities have been stirred since Charles Dickens revealed the shames and outrages suffered in London's prisons. There are conditions, he s^aid, perhaps not blamable to any political party or : men. which need only to be told to arouse a sense of public shame that they exist. Action is bound to follow-, he added, that will remove this blot. INSURANCE RATES MAY BE REDUCED Conflict That May Affect the Entire Coast Is imminent at Los Angeles. T.OS ANGELF:S. May 26.— 1t was ru ! mored here to-day that an insurance rate : war is imminent. Insurance men assert I that If the war is started rates may drop ' from 25 to 50 per cent. The intimation has | been given that the of underwriters ii about to adopt certain instructions which will not suit the Milwaukee Me j chanics' Insurance Company and that this I company will, if the rules are passed, start the cut. I>. L. Kromwell, the agent Of the Milwaukee Mechanics' Company. la in the city to bring about a settlement. "Should any measure be taken on the lines suggested by the underwriters." paid Mr. Bramwell to-day, "we will meet the issue squarely. Should the board of underwriters refuse to allow agents of !j.,ard companies to represent non-board companies we shall be- compelled to with DIED RETURNING FROM THE WAR WHILE returning from the seat I of battle it. the Philippine I Islands Sergeant J. J. Hay of I Battery A, First California I Heavy Artillery, died on the trans- 1 port of dysentery. While Sergeant Hay was hut 33 years ■ of age at the time of his death he is a I veteran of two armies and comes of I good lighting Stock. A subject of great I Britain, he served his time in the army I of the Queen, and was for two ye.ir^H a corporal. His father before him had H worn the red coat for twenty-one H years. Young Hay came to this country I abut three years ago and took up hisH residence at 17 Carolina street. HisH frank manner and engaging waysH earned him many friends In the P<>-H trero. At the outbreak of hostilities I the lighting blond in his veins show-dM itself and he enlisted at the first op- 1 portunity. His BOldierly bearing and I unfaltering attention to duties soon I won him a sergeant's chevrons and I had he remained longer at the front I the chances are that he would have I been advanced still further. With his battery he went aboard th<->l transport Portland. He was in bad I health at the time and when the vessel I was three days out from Manilii 1 1 ■• succumbed to the disease which has wrought Bad havoc imong white men stationed in the '.roplcs. Although he did noi know it at the time, his father had passed away twclvt daya before him. A host of friends In and about the city regret the end of a good soldier and a faithful, trustworthy friend. THE RAN FRANCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, MAY 27. 1899. draw our agents from local hoards, and we may he compelled to carry the war into Washington, Idaho and Montana." DREYFUS SCORES HIS PUBLIC PROSECUTORS PARIS, May 26.— The Figaro pub lishes to-day some notes written by Dreyfus in November and December, 1894, when he was awaiting trial. These in part are as follows: Durinp the seventeen days following my arrest I underwent several examina tions. An officer came In the evenings with his secretary, anger in his eyes and insult on his lips. My overtasked brain could not stand more. I always asked what were the proofs of the accusation, but he refused t" show them, and said that the instrument of my 80-called crime was a letter. Why was l tiu; shown it? My condition be came such that F wished" to commit Bui cide. 1 was mad. Jn the midst of my trouble I took my sheets and prepared to hang myself to the window, but I re flected thai if I did this all would think me puilty. and that 1 must live in order t<> cry aloud that 1 am innocent. Dreyfus goes oa to express astonish ment thai he should be arrested and disarmed because experts asserted that his writing was similar to thai <>f the incriminating letter. Throughout the Investigation they said tn him: "You Rre lost. Nothing can save you." Fin ally he was informed, he says, that he would be sent. before a court martial. as the presumption of guilt were suf ficient t" warrant it. Thus the "over whelming proofs" of the first days of investigation had become at the end of two months only "presumptions." To this he replied: "1 declare that a monstrous infamy is being committed toward me, a nameless act of coward ice. I have nothing to do with Investi gating judges, but with executioners." Scientists Talk to Farmers. SANTA ROSA, .May 26.— Three sessions of the- Farmers' Institute held at the Armory Hall In this city to-day were largely attended. A number of addresses and lectures were given by Professors D. T. Fowler, J. K. wickaon and Dr. Loug bridge of the Agricultural College at Berkeley. CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION. The United States Civil Service Com mission announces that on July IS an ex amination will be held in San Francisco by the Board of Examiners, consisting of H. P. Gush (chairman). H. Mahler (.secre tary), and C. M. Sherman, for the Mint and assay service, for mechanical trades and skilled positions in the Mint and As say Office: Applicants are advised that they must fur ntFh, in addition to filing their applications, satisfactory evidence as to their character and integrity. This examination la nppn to all citizens (if the United States who comply with the require ments. All *uch citizens are Invited to apply. They will be examined, graded ami eertlflea with entire Impartiality a nd wholly without regard to any consideration save the ability a* shown by the grade given them in the ex amination. Persons deFiring- to enter this examination should apply to the secretary of the board of examiners at the Mint and Assay office in this city for application blanks, which should be properly executed and promptly riled with the secretary of the board. No application will be accepted after the hour of closing business on July 1, Trouble With a Doctor. Mrs. Sollaine of Portecville, Tulare County, died yesterday at the McLean Hospital from the effects of an operation performed at that institution, and Dr. Hunsaker refused to sign the death certi ficate, alleging as a reason that he did not know the cause of the patient's death. Coroner Hill made an investigation and found that death was due to natural cruises and signed the certificate, so that the body might be buried. The husband of the dead woman informed the Coro ner's deputies and the undertaker that Hunsaker wanted $25 from him, which he refused to pay. Bound for San Quentin. E. Schmidt was looked up in the City Prison last night en route to San Quenti», where he is to serve 4 years 11 months and 29 days for receiving stolen property Schmidt was sentenced by Judge Noyes of Riverside County. The peculiar sentence is due to the fact that Schmidt pi. ,id.<l guilty and then escaped, receiving the maximum punishment, which is live years. Schmidt is now sorry that ho did n<>t stand trial, .as he believes that he could have got off with a lighter sentence. Smuggled Cigars Seized. A seizure of 22i>0 Manna cigars was made yesterday on board the American ship Ceylon by Customs Officers Ldndquist McGovern and Beban. The cigars were secreted In a false locker in the captain's cabin and in a sofa with a false bottom The Ceylon i.s from Honolulu, where Ma' r.ila cigars are admitted duty free \\ o arrests were made. Sergea J J Hay. SPANIARDS EVACUATE ZAMBOANGA Not Accomplished Without a Hot Fight With Minda nao Insurgents. ANARTILLERV BATTLE Batteries of the Filipinos Silenced and Captured, and Losses Are Sustained on Both Sides. Special Dispatrh to The Call. MANILA, May 26, 9:55 p. m.— The Spanish general, Montero, while on the way hither with the Spanish garrison from Zam boanga, on the steamer Leo XIII, died from wounds receiv ed in a recent engagement with the Filipinos in Mindanao. MADRID, May 26.— The Minister of War, General Polavieja, has received :i dispatch announcing the evacuation i f Zamboanga, island of Mindanao, by the Spanish garrison. The dispatch further said that as the Spaniards had declined to assent to the Filipinos' de manda that the arms and munitions of war should be surrendered with . the city, fighting ensued, the Spaniards suffering some loss. The dispatch adds that the natives continue bitterly opposed to the idea of American annexation, and that the conquest of Mindanao will prove to be a hard task. Following is the full text of the dis patch which was sent by General Rios, Spain's military representative in the Philippines, from Manila: Arrived hire on board the Leon XIIT. ! The occupation of the island of Jolo by the Americans was effected without spe cial incident. The American warships sa- , luted our fhig with twenty-one guns when j II was lowered. The Filipino batteries at Zamboanga, ' Island of Mindanao, continued to shell the town an<l the port, causing losses in our j garrison, but finally after a lively attack by the Spaniards the insurgents fled. They Buffered numerous losses. Our losses were two officers and three soldiers killed and nineteen soldiers wounded. One company of our troops attacked a I battery, which the enemy then abandoned | and two other batteries were dismounted | by our artillery. After this reverse the Insurgents declared their adhesion to ! Spain and suspended hostilities. The evacuation of Zamboanga was ac- J complished in the most orderly way. In : spite of a violent storm, which caused the j loss "i" Beveral boats and the stranding 1 ! the steamer Portn Rico on the enemy's j coast, every one was safely embarked. Two American warships were placed at ! my disposal toy the admiral, but we did not need them. The bpanish flag was sa luted by the guns of the American ships. If the Minister of War does not order t<> the contrary T shall sail for Spain on j board the P. de Satruslegui. The Cabinet has approved the plans of General Rios. HENRY CLAY CHIPMAN DIES AT SACRAMENTO Was Senior President of the Grand Parlor of the Native Souk. SACRAMENTO, May 26.— Henry Clay Cbipman died at his home in this city this afternoon at the age of 46. He was one of the best known Native Sons In the order, and had the distinction of having been the senior past president of Sacramento Par lor and the senior president of the Grand Parlor. He served a term in the Legisla ture as an Assemblyman from one of the city districts, and was at one time a mem ber of the City Board of Education. By occupation Chipman was a sign writer, and for many years his work was regarded as of the highest type, com manding the admiration of his fellow craftsmen wherever exhibited. It was in | ihWi that Chiyman engaged himself as an apprentice with James Calvyn, a pioneer sign writer, whose work was seen on the j stores of Huntington, Stanford, Crocker and other early merchants of Sacramento, as well as upon the floating palaces which in those red-letter days of river travel plied between Sacramento and San Fran cisco. Calvyn was an artist, hut the young man who engaged himself with him in IM>X possessed a skill and taste which would have brought him great fame had he been more ambitious and I sought the higher realm of art. With ; Chipman sign writing became an art, and he grew to a master of it. The imprint of Calvyn and Chipman was to be found underneath the lettering on every bank window and upon every costly sign in Northern California, and for a long time they hold a monopoly of the business, to which Chipman in part succeeded twelve years ago, when Calvyn died. t'hipman was very popular with the Na tive Sons and in the personal walks of life. He was a natlv* of Sacramento. His widow, the daughter of H. Weinrelch, an old-time merchant, survives him, as do a daughter and two sons. HASSALL JILTED A MAIDEN. Romance Antedating a Recent Trag edy at Stockton. STOCKTON, May 26.— 1t has just come to light that a week before the marriage of 11. A. llassall. husband of the woman who killed Mrs. Will Hickman and then herself in this city recently, a Miss Vaughn came out here from Denver to become his wife. That was over a year ago. He made ostensible arrangements for the ceremony, hut while she was in Oakland at the residence of her sister, a married woman, Hassall went to San Francisco and married Miss Reike, the English girl. Miss Vaughn has not been seen here since, and nothing further is known of her. Hassall had written her that he was sick and unable to come to her, and she came here, expecting to find him in bed. The story was learned through a neighbor, who directed Miss Vaughn to HassaH's house. Eccentric Character Dead. SALINAS, May 2ti.-Rafael Miranda, for the past fifty-five years a resident of this section, died at his home near Santa Rita this morning, aged 89 years. Mi i randa. who was a native of Lower Cali fornia, immigrated to Monterey in 1844, and when the American forces landed I from Commodore Stoat's squadron in 1845 joined Lieutenant Charles Heywood's de | tachment of California Volunteers and ; served during the entire Mexican war i with the United States forces. He was a j familiar and eccentric figure on the streets of Salinas for several years past, hi? snow-white locks and dark— almost black —features attracting general attention. i Miranda loaves three sons and one daugh ter. He will be buried by the local post [ of the Grand Army WORLD'S LARGEST GRAPEVINE DYING Or)e of the Attractions of Santa Barbara to Be Cut Dowq. BANTA BARBARA, May 26.— The big grapevine in the Montecito will be cut down on Monday. This vine is the largest of its kind in the world, and no tourist considers his visit to Santa Barbara complete without having seen it. It is known the world over. The trunk is over four feet in circumference and the trellis 75 feet square. Albert Magee, its owner, is satisfied that the vine is dying, and so has decided to destroy it. The vine is supposed to be from 75 to 100 years old. There is no definite record of its planting, but the cutting was set by a Mr. Robles. Its history is interesting. The original vine, which was taken up after its death and carried to Philadelphia in 1876 as an exhibit at the Centennial Exposition, was a cutting from a Mission grape. It had been used as a riding whip by some senorita who came to visit the Robles home either from Ventura or Carpinteria. She planted the cutting with her own hands and it took root and grew undisturbed for years. From the thrifty young vine the Robles family took another cut ting and planted it near the first. The soil and other conditions were extraordinarily favorable, and both vines grow to enormous size. The trunk will be on exhibition at the Chamber of Commerce. OCCUPIES RABBI FIBBER'S PULPIT Genti c Pastor Preaches In a Synagogue. Special Dispatch to The Call. STOCKTON, May 26.— Rev. Reuben H. Sink, pastor of the First Congregational Church, delivered the sermon to-night at the regular Friday evening service in the Jewish synagogue. The Christian minis ter was introduced to the congregation by Rabbi Farber in an address which was not less significant of the trend of liberal ideas than was the presence of the minister in a Jewish place of wor ship. • "Judaism accepts all truth from where- ! soever it comes," said the rabbi. "Preju- i dice and superstition must eventually go down before the irresistible march of enlightened thought and modern frater nity. Since my arrival- in this city I have endeavored not only to be a teacher to my people, but to meet with those of all persuasions and enter into the life of the community. I was gratified to soon j be able to establish pleasant and helpful relations with the Ministerial Associa tion of this city. We exchanged our ]>ri vate views and often find them to be In harmony. J have, my people, taken a new ! departure in inviting a representative of j another congregation to speak here this evening, and 1 esteem it an unusual pleas ure tn present to you my friend and col league, Rev. Mr. Sink." "It is a pleasure for me to be here, and I feel that I can indorse the kind senti ments expressed by your rabbi." said Dr. Sink. "That you indulge me here speaks your kindly feelings more than words." I>r. Sink said he would base his remarks on Kxodus 111:15, wherein the Almighty de clared himself to be the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. The speaker referred to a visit to Egypt, and how, when he stood at the Pyramids, it had occurred to him that the great wonders had been reared in the gronns of oppressed Israel, cemented with their life's blood and washed by their tears. He traced the history of the Jewish people and spoke of the distinctive features in the relations between the three patriarchs and God. To Abraham he was a God of youth, leading and directing the founder of Israel when he went into a strange land. Isaac's re lations were those of a home builder, and upon his marriage and life he invoked the blessing of the Most High. To Jacob God was a help in time of wrestling and dis tress. Dr. Sink said what humanity, regard less of creed, needed was a personal fjtod. such as was the one of the patriarchs — a God of youth, a God of marriage, and a God of aid in time of distress. The common father should he set up in the heart to the exclusion of all else. It would make better men. better homes and a happier people. He hoped God would be exalted in every life, and his reign be complete in the daily walks of every aud itor before him. The only direct reference to Christ was at the close, when he spoke of the great example of one whom he believed to be the Incarnation of God upon earth. The best families of the city were rep resented in the congregation, and wide spread attention will doubtless be at tracted by the event. Rabbi Farber will speak in Dr. Sinks's church on Sunday evening. PIERCE FOR PRINCIPAL. Re-elected by the Los Angeles Nor- mal School Board. LOS ANGELES, May 26.— The new board of directors of the State Normal School in Los Angeles met this afternoon at the school building and organized. Di rector N. P. Conrey was elected chairman of the board and Professor Pierce, princi pal of the school, was elected secretary The by-laws of the preceding board wire adopted. Professor Pierce was elected principal of the school for a term of four years. There was some talk of increas ing the salary to $3600, but the action was not taken. The annual meeting of the board will be held on Saturday, June 10, at 3 p. ir... and on June 22 the school will close for the year. CHICO, May 26.— The newly appointed Board of Trustees of the Chico Normal School met this morning. Those present were F. C. Lusk and T. H. Barnard of Chico, Richard Belcher of Marysville, Frank D. Ryan of Sacramento, Clifford Cogglns of Igerna and State Superintend ent of Public Instruction Kirk. The board organized by electing F. C. Lusk per manent chairman and Richard Belcher permanent secretary. Chairman Lusk and Trustees Belcher and Barnard were appointed delegates to the meeting of the joint board of Normal Trustees in Los Angeles about July 14. Belcher and Barnard were elected to serve with Chairman Lusk as an executive commit tee. AUSTRIA'S POLITICAL CRISIS. gwo Cabinets Expected to Resign Next Week. VIENNA, May 26.— The political crisis arising out of the Ausgleich, the agree ment under which the cost of the ad ministration of common affairs in the Austro-Hungarian monarchy is borne by both parties in a proportion agreed upon from time to time between the two Par liaments, is intense, and both the Aus trian and Hungarian Cabinets are expect ed to resign next week. In Czech circles the Cabinet of Count yon Thun-Hohenstein Is considered al ready fallen, although the reports of his resignation are not confirmed. It is expected that a new Cabinet will be formed to carry out the Ausgleich, and that after this question is settled it will be replaced by a Ministry of the Right. Crusade Against Saloons. LOS ANGELES. May 25.— A movement is on foot in this city which is intended to be the start of a crusaue against the saloon element. The idea was conceived two months ago when Rev. Thomas Pen ury in an address before the ivos An geles Ministerial Union pointed out a course and was requested to begin for mulating a plan of procedure. The Young Men's Christian Association, the Minis terial Union and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union became Interested. A committee is now engaged in preparing a circular statement and programme of the movement, which will be distributed within a day or two. MUSTERING OUT THE CUBAN ARMY Distribution of Gratuity Begins To-Day. HAVANA, May 26.— The distribution of the $3,000,000 which the United States Gov ernment has offered as a gratuity to the Cuban troops on disbanding and surren- j dering their arms will begin at 10 o'clock to-morrow morning at tho foot of the Prado. There are only 400 Cubans on the rolls for Havana, and Lieutenant Colonel George M. Randall, the commissioner su perintending the distribution here, does not expect any trouble. At a meeting of the Veterans of ]nde- | pendence last night, which was largely j attended, a resolution declaring against either giving up arms or accepting money j from the United States was carried unani- j mously. In accordance with this action Colonel j Nunez began to disband his followers to- | day. 800 men being billeted among the towns of Pinar del Rio province. The j first brigade, 400 infantry and 500 cavalry, • are under orders to mustnr out on May ] 31. The second brigade, V 47 cavalry and ; 300 infantry, will begin to muster out to- . morrow. Four regiments which Colonel ' Illeras has quartered near San Antonio de Los !'..ns"s. with eighty cavalrymen, will be mustered out next Monday. The Cubans arc attempting to form a club composed of all the Government em ployes, with a view to a contribution of a percentage of salaries to a general fund for the relief of the necessities of ex soldiers. SANTA FE DISASTER. Four Men Seriously Injured in a Wreck at Gallup. GALLUP, N. Mex., May 26.— The Santa Fe Pacific westbound passenger train No. 1 ran into some coal cars on the west switch here this morning at 3 o'clock, overturning an engine standing on the sidetrack and piling up the tender and mail car opposite. The baggage car and day coach were damaged. The engine is a total wreck. The injured are: Engineer Norman, skull fractured, serious; Fireman Swear inger. badly bruised; — Graves, repre sentative of a boiler compound firm, rid ing on engine, one arm broken; unknown man riding on the blind baggago car, foot cut off, bruised, probably will die. BIG MORTGAGE TILED. Spring Valley Water Company's Four-Million Dollar Instrument. SAN JOSE, May 26.— The biggest mort gage ever filed in this county went on rec ord with Recorder Owen this morning, li is given by the Spring Valley Water Com pany of Sun Francisco to the I'nion Trust Company of that city and the sum is $4.000,0(W. The mortgage was issued last year and at that time filed in San Fran cisco. The company owns lands in this county back of Mount Hamilton and that J£ y tne instrument was recorded here. The holdings embrace an excellent water supply. Some $2000 in revenue stamps were required on the filing of the original doc ument. Failure of a Water Company. BUTTE. Mont.. May 26*— The Butte "Water Company was to-day placed in the hands of a receiver by Judge Knowles on the application of the Massachusetts Loan and Trust Company, holder of $2,000,000 in bonds upon which ,the water company de faulted. It is understood that a reorgani zation of the company is to be made by the parties interested in the Amalgamated Copper Company, the trust which has acquired nearly all the big copper mines in Butte, and that of the water company will be made one of the assets of the copp er trust. Steamship Company Organized. AUSTIN. Texas, May 26.— The charter of the International Trading Company, with a capital stock of $100,000. was filed in the Secretary of State's office to-day. The purpose of the company is to estab lish and operate a new line of steamers between Port Arthur. Texas, and Euro pean and South American ports. The principal stockholders are Edward Wag "er. of Berlin, Germany, and Jasques T. Nolthenius of Kansas City, Mo. Deadly Feud in Texas. AUSTIN. Texas, May 26.-The detach ment of State rangers sent to Columbus. Texas, a few days ago to suppress a threatened battle between two political factions, has disarmed every man In the town and controls the situation. All busi ness Is suspended and the leaders of the feud assert that hostilities will be renewed the moment the rangers are withdrawn. A number of citizens of the town -have already been killed as a result of the feud. Will Have a Tug-of-War. MARYSVILLE. May 26.— A feature of Hermann's Sons' picnic, which will be held at Shelton's Grove one week from to morrow, will be a tug of war between teams composed of Hermann's Sons on one side and the Marysville Turn Verein on the other. Considerable interest is be ing taken in the approaching contest. Delegations will be present from Nicolas, Woodland and Sacramento lodges. Carload of Fruit Sold. SACRAMENTO. May 26.— A single car load of California fruit, mostly cherries, with some apricots, etc., shipped from Suisun in C. F. X. car No. 19.426 on May 11. was just sold in New York for over $4500 gross. This car wil. net the growers in California, after deducting freight, re frigerator and other expenses, about $4000. Invests in New York Realty. NEW YORK, May 26.— D. O. Mills has bought the entire block fronting on Fifth avenue, between One hundred and Fourth and One Hundred and Fifth streets, to gether with five adjoining lots. Mr. Mills said this evening he had purchased the property as an Investment. Government Relief Not Needed. VICTORIA. B. C May 26.— D. L. Dun brack, who arrived from Alaska to-night, says the reported distress among pros pectors at Dease Lake is not so serious as to require Government relief. CRISPI AROUSES IRE OF DEPUTIES Uproar in the Italian Chamber. REFERSTO MENELIK'SVICTORY FORMER PREMIER ATTEMPTS TO EXPLAIN. When the Rout at Erythrea Is Men tioned the Din Becomes So Gr,eat That the Session Has to Be Suspended. Special Dlspati h to The Call. ROME. May 26.— Former Premier Crispl in the Chamber ol D< putlea to-day asked for permission to explain the circum stances leading to the Italian rout in Erythrea. iiis remarks led to an im ni'iise uproar, during which anathemas ■were hurled indiscriminately and the din became so great that the session was sus pended. After its resumption there was a repetition of the ■ Signor Ferry, Socialist, accused General Barratieri. who commanded the Italian forces in Erythrea, of having fled and left his troops in the lurch. Ferry refused to withdraw his accusation and in the midst of indescribable uproar the House ad journed. The rout In Erythrea *ref era to the defeat of the Italian urmy ci mmanded by General Bar ratlerl at Adowa, the Indian East At'ii'-an oni ony, in March, L 896. The exact number of men killed or made prle nera on that occasion has not been made public, but the Italian War Office irlng the exciting scenes which ■ 1 Italy's reverse In the Chamber of • - admitted that about 12,000 native Ital ian troops were engaged, In addition to some 7000 auxiliaries, an. l that about ln't officers ; and .', r.en were killed by the forces of King : Menelik of Abyssinia, in addition it is known ! that a large number of Italians were nwle prisoners. Some reports at that time had it that the Italians lost about 10,000 men in killed and wounded, in addition to losing five pieces of artill.-ry and their ammunition and wagon trains. j General Barratieri, who commanded the Ital i iau troops at Adowa, was the farmer (sovernor ; threa. He was tried by court-martial and acquitted of having attacked the Abyesin i ians from inexcusable motives, under clrcum ! stances rendering defeat inevitable, and of hay ! ing abandoned the chief command of the troops at 12:3" o'clock un March 1 until 'J o'clock : March .1. thereby failing to give the orders re | quired, lessening the consequences of the de \ feat. The advocate general, in his address for the j prorecution at the time of the court-martial. : demanded that the general be sentenced to ten j years' confinement in :i fortress. Signor Crispl was Premier at the time of this j disaster to the Italian arms and a great deal Icf the odium fell upon him. His resignation was a :ce»>ted on March -i. 1898, after a com j mittee of the Chamber of Deputies had re i rr-cnmmendinK "political censure" for his connection with ihp Bank of Naples scan . dais during hi? Premiership. CRASHES INTO A FREIGHT. South-Bound California Express in a Wreck Near Oregon City. OREGON CITY, May 26.— A serious ac cident was narrowly averted to-night on the Southern Pacific near this city. The south-bound California express train ran into the rear section of a freight train on a trestle near here and demolished the caboose and three freight cars. The freight engine was unable to pull the train up the grade and left one section behind. Before the- engine returned the freight cars started down grade and col lided with the passenger train, the engine of which was slightly damaged. No one was hurt. :■ , ..'. Slayer of Harris Captured. ASH FORK. Ariz.. May 26.— Sheriff Munds of Prescott, with Deputy Sheriffs Foley and Marsh, arrived to-day from Winslow with Amador Lucero, the Mexi can charged with the murder of Section Foreman Harris here. The prisoner ad mits that he burned his clothing near Harris' cabin, but denies that he mur dered Harris. He was taken to Prescott BOOH after making this confession to night, as the feeling is very strong against him. 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