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VOLUME LXVIII-NO. 119.
SIX MINUTES.
The Time It Took Slavin to
| Whip McAuliffe.
The Jot) Performed in a Most Thorough
and "Artistic" Manner.
An Early Morning Battle at the Ormonde
Club, in Wblcb ibe Mission Boy
Lasted Two Rcunds.
v. — : '
* " • Special Dispatch-si to Thk Morning Call.
London, Sept. 27.— fight between Mc-
Auliffe and Slavin. this morning, ended in a
most disastrous defeat for the American in
the second round. McAuliffe entered the
ring weighing 204 pounds, while Slavin
fought at ISS pounds.
Slat in struck the first blow, after cautious
sparring for a few sec nds on each side, and
then both men went at each other like de
mons. Great disorder prevailed among the
spectators, who thought that McAuliffe was
getting tlie best of it, but he evidently ex
cited himself too much at the b 'ginning, for
at the end of the round Slavin pursued him
around the ring and knocked him back upon
his elbow.
McAuliffe recovered at once, and neither
could be considered in the ascendant at the
end of the first round.
all SLAVIC'S way.
The second round belonged to Slavin
alone. He drew blood from McAuliffe's
left ear to start with, and then started ia to
make things hot for him. He pounded him,
he slugged htm, he drove hi in around the
rinj, he banned him in the front of his head
and the back, and then smote him where he
was the sorest and downed him.
-McAuliffe struggled to his feet, barely in
timet- observe the ten seconds' intermis
sion for recovery allowed under the Mar
quis of Queensjerry rules. When he got to
his feet he leaned against the ropes in a
dazed manner. Slavin stood off ami with
held his hand for several seconds. Then
McAuliffe made a feeble effort to put up
his ii- and then Slavin was down upon
him. He knocked bim to the floor again
aud McAuliffe failed to rise within the ten
seconds permitted him.
TERRIBLY FINISHED.
After the referees hid given the fisht to
the Australian, McAuliffe's seconds lifted
him up. Gore was running from his ear
over his chest, and 2 to 1 was offered that
he would quit the ling and open a saloon.
The fight lasted exactly sis: minutes, and
in that time Slavin won the Police Gaz-tte
championship belt, and, according to the
Ormonde Club, the heavy-weight champion
ship of the world.
dim Carney and Billy McCarthy were be
hind islavin, while Billy Madden and Jack
Burke looked alter McAuliffe. There were
two referees, B. J. Angle and George Vize,
while the time-keeper was Lord Montague.
.ANOTHER ACCOUNT.
London. Sept. 27.— The long-talkeJ-of
fight between Frank P. Slavin, the Aus
tralian champion, and Joe McAuliffe, the
American heavy-weight pugilist, took place
\ at the Ormonde Cub at 5 o'clock this morn
,-*in-gr— At -M fj, .o'clock the men were a., lik
ened liy' m Ilr trainers and thoroughly
sponged ami. rubbed down, and each re
ceived a stimulant in the form of an egg Hip.
At about 5 o'clock the two principals
entered the ting followed by their seconds.
In order to bring the contest within tha
limits of the law the gloves were six ounces
instead of four ouuees, and the number of
rounds were reduced from thirty to fifteen.
The hour of the fight was kept secret in
order to avoid it mob crowding the accesses
to the Ormonde Club, the main door of
which 'was guarded with the greatest vigi-
THE PRELIMINARIES.
Slavin, accompanied by Lewis, his mana
ger, and Start, liis trainer, arrived at the
club-house at 6 o'clock last evening sad
went to bed. McAuliffe, attended by his
trainer. Billy ■ Madden, and his manager,
Richard Fox. came later aud took a shorter
rest than his opponent.
At 1 o'clock in the morning sporting
celebrities began to assemble at the scene
of the fight. Among the noted ones were
Lord Marcos Beresford, Count Kinskic,
Hon. M. Greville, "Pony" Moore, diaries
Mitchell and Charles Archer.
At 4 o'clock the doors of the gymnasium
were opened and the ring-ropes speedily
surrounded. The fighters appeared at 4:30
o'clock and were loudly cheered. Both ap
peared in splendid condition. McAuliffe
was first to enter the ring. He had for his
seconds Jack Burke and Billy Madden.
Slavin was attended Jem Carney ami MX.
McCarthy. When the referees took their
position and time was called the betting
fiys 5 to 4 on Slavin.
jS THE BATTLE.
*' At the call of time both men advanced at
■, once to the center of the ring, and after a
abort preliminary sparring, Slavin led off
rather low with his right. This was re
turned by one from McAuliffe, which
missed its mark. The Australian quickly
followed it up with a good one from the 1-lt
and then the right and in tlie exchange
which followed McAuliffe had decidedly the
better of it.
When they broke away McAuliffe landed
a powerful blow on his opponent's chest with
his right, bet .Slavin promptly retaliated,
whereupon McAuliffe came to the ground.
After McAuliffe came to the ground there
was tremendous cheering in tlie Australian
corner. Upon McAuliffe rising the twogot
tegether and McAuliffe landed a teniuc
blow on Slavin's face. The American was
at unco keen on the face of his man, and
twice with his right hit him tremendous
blows, time not being called until McAuliffe
left off with a decided advantage.
SECOND ROUND.
In the second round McAuliffe began with
his right on Sl-ivin's face, and then quickly
got away to escape a determined rush by
slavin. Hit-it around the ring the Austral
ian chased his man, who now began to cut a
sorry figure, and when they got close enough
Slavin twice mora dealt punishment with
his light. After the men closed, the Ameri
can broke away having a lot the worst of
the deal.
On resuming the fight Slavin saw his
chance, and, availing himself of it, very
quickly he went in to finish his already
beaten man, and he soon knocked McAuliffe
down" with a clean blow. Alter waiting fur
bis return he recommenced most vigorously.
It was now all over with the "Mis-ion
_ Hoy " as he only arose to receive terrific
/punishment and going down again as soft as
'possible. Finally his seconds, seeing lhat
Kierseveranco would be worse than useless,
intimated that Slavin had most effectually
defeated McAuliffe.
The announcement occasioned a scene of
the wildest enthusiasm, The light was for
£1000 and the Police Gazette champion belt.
~ THE HERALD'S OTOKY.
New York, Sept. Following Is the
Herald's report of the fight: The men
came up smiling, particularly McAnliffe.
who kept -on a broad grin. Joe had
a marked advantage and drew first
* blood by a slashing lunge on the nose,
whlcl) he followed up by many of the same
•sort. At the end of the prescribed three
minutes Charley Mitchell jumped up excit
edly and offered £100 to £30 on McAuliffe,
with no takers. '■■
In round 2 the men came up lively after
ten seconds' interval. McAuliffe looked
fresh and Slavin bled over the left eye. In
less than two minutes the tables were
turned aud so was America's proud bruiser
turned over on his back sprawl
ing prone in the sawdust, knocked
out entirely, and so dazed that when he at
tempted to rise be was so giddy that he fell
back again.and bruised and bleeding was car
ried back to his corner, defeated. Slavin s
terrific holy blows bad dore their unper
ceivcd but deadly work, and McAuliffe I
apparently brilliant opening had been only a
fictitious dash, worthless against the Austra
lian's superior grit and science.
biavin's record.
Frank I. Slavin waa born of Irish' paieuta at
IS .ci laud. New Souib Wales, lv 1802. lie stands
6 leet liA Inches In Height. measures 4_'/a
Inches round Hie chest, and when In ligiiilng
trim weighs about 196 pounds. blaviu made bis
The Morning Call.
debut In the prize ring at Chaster. Towers.
Queensland, In 1385, defeating Ills opponent,
Martin Power, In a match lor £60 a side, la thir
teen minutes. His next light, was with Tom
Burke, the champion ot Queensland, whom he
knocKed out in lour rounds lv a match for £200
a side. Alter traveling through Australia with a
combination troupe, Slavin waei next matched
Willi Shaualian of Uvnipla tor £10 a side and a
gold medal, which he won In two rounds. This
he followed up by defeating S. Burke of Bock
liami.tou In ten seconds. Hall of Hulienden
was slavln's next customer, a match being made
for £00 a side, but Hall paid forfeit, Professor
Balibs came next and was disposed of in a iound
and a half. Then blavln challenged any man in
Queensland for fioin £200 lo £500, but could
Set uu response. He then went to Sydney, where
edefeaed a heavy- weight named lillgli in oue
round, and knocked out Tom Taylor, a pupil of
Feter Jackson, In two rounds. Slavln's Mends
itieu thought him good enough to back eegalnt
Peter Jackson for lho championship and £200 a
tide, but after the articles weie drawn up the
match (ell through.
Sl.ivln then had a busy time of 11, beating
Fogarly for £10 a side lv three rounds, Mike
Dooley for £50 a side In eight rounds, and
fought a diaw with Costello lor £50 a side, the
allali lasting two hours ami a quarter. He was
again matched with Uo-iello for double the
amount, Costello forfeiting when half the money
was down. The pair were then matched a ihiid
lime, Blavln on this occasiou undertaking to
•top his opponent In six rounds for £25 a side,
which he failed to do. He was then again
matched to box Peter Jackson eichl rounds for
£50 a side, but having sprained his wrist In his
la. I match with Cosiello furfelied his deposit.
- Following tills Slavin met and defeated I.alug,
the heavy-weight champion nf New Zealand,
alter which lie boxed Jack Burks of London,
who went to Auslialla from Am -ilea, and de
feated bim lv eight rounds. A second contest
was arranged between them, which Slavin won
In two rounds, 'this was bis last encounter pre
vious to leaving lor Fngland, where iv Loudon
be bested Bill Uoode ln live lounds last October.
His next niilil was with Jem Smith. ft look
place at Bruges, Belgium, last December, and
Slavin was ibe victim of the most outrageous
foul play imaginable. After fourteen rounds
had beeu fougut, all of which were In Slavln's
favor, the teres, being intimidated by the
gang of loughs Smith had at lhe ring side, de
cided tie tight a draw. At a special meeting of
the Pelican Club, called directly after the fight,
lt was decided to recognize Slavin as the cham
pion of England, and he was awarded a purse.
Smith was permanently disgraced. When Slavin
returned to Loudon from Belgium lie was civen
au euliiuslaslic reception, and be was much
praised for lie cour.ege he displayed tv lighting
ln the face of such iiitilanisin. This was SI ivin's
last tight. lie Is now match d to tight Joe 51c*
Aullde at the Ormonde Club. London, next Oc
tober, for a big in »c. He is said to be an ex
ceptionally hard hitler, swings an ugly left and
adaugeious light, but Is more of a slugger Ihau
a scientific boxer.
JOE lI'ACLIFFF.'S RECORD.
Although Joe McAuliffe Is a Ban Franciscan
bi in aid has louglu all his battles in this city, a
snort le.Minie ol Ms caieer as a pugilist will not
be out vi place.
Jet's tn st contest of note took place in tbe old
California Athletic Club on Grant avenue, tour
years aco. , His opponent was Dick .Mathews of
ban He ruaidiuo, a young Southern California!)
wbo went to Australia as a chcus acrobat, and
while at Hie Antipodes picked up euou^ti Kiiowi
euge of Hie manly art to make film a dangerous
opponent to any seceend-class boxer.
L'uilug tins fichi McAuuOe received a swing
ing leli bander on Ihe nose, winch lie repeal cdfy
siaied ail. i ward was ihe hardest blow he had
ever received in Hie ilu?. He stuck lo blswoik,
however, and succeeded in .ending Malbews to
deep wiih a Plow ever lhe ear, inns earning the
title of chain). ion ol the l'acilic Coast, which
Mathews had previously wrested Irom 111-fated
Jack Brady.
As showing how Hie price of ttlove contests lias
lncieased since the time mentioned It may be
stated that MeAnllffu and .Mathews Io ughl lor a
purse of J IOO.
Joe's next opponent was Mike Brennan. the
powerful pint Costa ciant. They, 100, fought at
Ibe old California, and .loe won alter a go-as-you
please fight on Hie pain's part, which lasted lifiy
iwo rounds. Uiannan, when he felt lie was tie
ing detexted, ills. aided all lUles of fair play, anil
wrestled frequently dining llie gieaier pan ol a
round. The only elleciire blow lie strucK Mc-
Aulillewas while Pugging hlin around tbe body
with his 1. ft aim. lie _liuc_. Joe .i vicious over
hand clip which raise a big mouse on the Mission
boy's eye, and Joe immediately dropped tils arms
and appealed tee the lefeiee, who had to muzzle
the I oil Cosia bulldog and pull hun bodily away,
lhenuau was badly whipped ill the end.
Joe next tackled I'adily Ryan and defeated him
ln three; iound?, and then on Ma*9 21, 1888, at
ihe new California Club be met aud defeat d
FianK (Hover of Chicago lv fony-ulne rounds.
There was heavy belling on Hits bglu aud Mc-
AuliQe, under advice, fought a veiy carelul bat
tle. Were li not for this Hie alt air would proba
bly have been over in much shorter lime, and as
11 was Joe came near eudioe the c-euie-et In the
second round when he sent Glover sprawling into
bis comer with a vicious rigbt-liaud su'iug ou lhe
temple.
The Mission boy's next encounter was with
Mike Cotilcy of Ashland, Wis. This look place
at the California Athletic Club on October 2 6,
1888, and Couley only lasted two round-.
At ibe commencement ol the fight the Ashland
man lowered Ills head and nulled at Joe like a
bull, at the same nine trying to administer an
effective oveihaud mow Willi bis right. Falling
tins he clinched and lougbed Joe cousideiably
on the ropes. and mere was but Utile doubt but
thai ibe big CuiUoiniau was considerably ral
tled. •
In the second round, however, be took Ills
man's measure correctly, and as coolly came at'
bun; he seat him icellug into a corner with a
crack in tne jaw. Couicy was dazed aud one or
two more punch settled lite business.
On December 28lb of the same year Joe and
Peter Jackson bad Iheir memorable contest at
Ihe California Club, and McAuliffe suffeied Ills
first defeat. He was knocked out In twenty
four iound**, but bis Irnnds claimed that be bad
neglected bis train in _, and his one desire Is said
to be to make a reiuiu match with ibe Australian
champion.
Since mat time McAulllfe has whipped Tom
Lees and I'ai Killen la short order, and it is con
tended on ail sides tbat he has Improved won
derfully as a boxer since lie met his Waterloo at
the bauds of lhe du-ky antipodean.
FORGING THI_ CHAIN.
Burchell's Case lining to Look Hot
Desperate.
• WOODSTOCK (Ont), Sept. 26.— Miss Crom
well of Eastwood was the first witness in
the Burchell case to-day. She testified that
on February 12th she went to the station to
meet some friends who were to come in on
the 3 o'clock train. She met Burchell in a
lane coining from the Branford road to the
station. His slices were muddy and his
trowsers rolled up. He entered the station
and bought a ticket for Hamilton. She had
no doubt as to his identity with the prisoner.
James Haywaid of Eastwood testified
that he was "at the station on the day in
question. That lie saw Mi*.s Smith there.
He also saw Luiclieil with his trowsers
rolled up.
Henry Jones, porter a*. Eastwood Station,
corroborated Hay ward's evidence, as also
did Mary Swaize.
George Hay, a brakeman on the Grand
Trunk Railroad, swore positively that he
saw Burchell get on at Eastwood, and saw
him last at Niagara Falls. After two other
witnesses were examined Osier said that
this was all the evidence he had
against the prisoner. In the after
noon the witnesses for the defense
began. John P.obb heard two sheets in the
swamp about dusk and shortly after saw a
man come out followed by another. A
neighbor, Mrs. Scbultz, corroborated this
story. John Burgh saw two men go
in? east on Governor's . road nnd
took them on his wagon to a
point opposite Perry's place, from where
tbey went on east. Neither of them was
the prisoner. Farmer Oliver said that two
men called at his house at 3 o'clock in lie
morning of the 18th of February, saying
that they were ing to 1 * Princeton
to buy horses an had missed
their way. James Atkinson of Dm in ho
said that two men, giving the names of Col
well and Baker, called at his hotel early on
the morning ol the 20th ana asked for re
freshments. Samuel Straib said that linker
and Col well called at his father's house
Thursday before the body was found.
Three other w.tnesses testified that they
thought the body was that of
a man who had been peddling
polish abmit Woodstock, but now were not
so sure. Three witnesses familiar with the
swamp testified that, there is no such trail as
the one referreel to in former evidence as
leading from the second p-'iut to the place
of Lulling the body. Adjourned until to
morrow.
AUSTRALIAN LAUOIt TItOUBIiKS.
Strike cf col Shear. rs Hot Osnera'.— A Coa
ferer.ee.
Melbourne, Sept 26.— strike of
wool shearers is not eeneral. Squatters are
suing their work-people for breaking their
agreements.
At a conference it was decided, subject to
the consent of the employers and unions,
that a portii n of the men employed shall be
lioii-iinioiiists, and that union miners shall,
work forty-six hours weekly, at the wages
paid before the strike, and shall agree to re
fuse to strike at the bidding of other labor
parlies. All future disputes between the
directors and miners will be referred to a
board of arbitration, over whicli the Judge
of the Supreme Court shall preside.
I At a meeting attended by JOO executive
officers of the Victorian ' unions, a vote of
confidence in this strike cemmittee was
passed.
£w*-li<h Eleectloot.
Stockholm, Sept 27.— The Swedish elec
tions for members of the Riksdag are going
against the Protectionists, who have had a
majority In the House for three years. The
returns now in show the election of lie Free
traders aud 81 Protectionists.
Swept b • a Cyclone.
London, Sept 26.— A dispatch from Al
giers says a cyclone has swept over a large
portion . of ' Algeria, ;* doing an ' immense
amount of damage.
SAN FRANCISCO, SATURDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 27. 1890-EIGHT PAGES-
BOSTON REFORMERS.
Political Issues Discussed by
Henry Watterson.
The Tariff and Federal Election Bills
Receive His Attention.
A Great Indian Uprising Predicted by an
Army Officer— A Child Terribly
Mangled by Hogs.
Special Dispatches to The Monxixo Call.
Boston, Sept 26, —A large audience Gath
ered at the Massachusetts Reform Club to
night to greet Henry Watterson of the
Louisville Courier-Journal, who delivered
an address on the political issues of the day,
including the Tariff Bill and the Elections
Bill.
Mr. Watterson Introduced his speech by
saying: "Two dangers seem to mo at this
time io threaten the Integrity of the Union
and the prosperity of the people. One of
these is the gospel of force, and the other
is tlie doctrine of protection. The first is
expected to hold the country, whilst its fel
low skins it; and to both the Bepublican
party has committed itself."
Referring to the crusade of the extremists,
the speaker said that there existed at the
North a body of public men who were con
tinually ascribing to the white people of the
South a character entirely foreign to them.
He claimed for the Southern people a very
large degree of conservatism. In most of
the Southern States the negro was favored
by the laws regulating taxation and labor
and schools, nnd by the statutes relating to
crimes and punishments. He spoke of the
efforts of the people of Louisiana to stamp
out the Louisiana Lottery and of the (nines
tic affairs of the South in general.
He reviewed protection from the stand
point of a war tariff, and said he could not
see how tbe people of the North, and par
ticularly of New England, with its need if
cheaper processes and larger markets, could
fear a reduction of the war taxes to a peace
footing.- He warmly welcomed Mr. Blame
into the free-trade ranks, and reviewed
New England's danger from processes of
obstruction. He appealed from the poli
ticians of the Republican party to the good
women and men of the party, and said that
"ten t.i one when you scratch a rebel you
will find a Yankee."
Concluding his speech, hesaid: "Gentle
men, lam no politician. 1 want no ofllce.
I do not get my bread and meat or my
respectability from my party. I have been
used all my life to speaking out in meeting,
without much concern whom it pleased or
displeased. What 1 have said here to-night
I have been saying at home anil abroad
these twenty-five years; ami it embraces the
best observation and reflection I am able to
bring to the subject. 1 cannot believe that
1 am mistaken on any essential point. These
are great questions. Th"y involve the
present well-being and the future of the
country. That they may be settled soon
aud settled right is my earnest prayer to the
Ruler of us all."
INDIAN UPRISING. .
Five Thousand About Fort Sill Renounce
■ Christianity. - ■'".--.-.
riTTSiirno, Sept. 2.1. — Captain Trimble
ton of the Seventh United States Cavalry,
Commandant of Fort Sill, passed through
Pittsburg. He says the greatest Indian
uprising of recent times is certain to come
soon. The Indians have got an Idea that a
great medicine man is coming to wipe out the
whites and restore to them the ownership of
the country. The result is they hive entered
with the fervor of fanatics upon a series of
incantations and religious orgies. Five thou
sand Indians about Fort Sill have renounced
Christianity, and ho is certain in a short
lime somebody will pretend to be the ex
pected great mcd cine) man, and then the
trouble will begin. He thinks all the United
Slates garrisons should be doubled.
Co'.crstl. Democrats.
Denver, Sept. 26.— platform adopted
by the Democrats in State Convention, re
news allegian c to the principles of the
National Democracy, denounces the action
of the present House of Representatives,
condemns the Election Bill, demands a lower
duty upon the necessaries of life, 'condemns
the Republican Administration for reckless
and unnecessary waste of public treasure,
demands the lree and unlimited coinage of
silver, and renews the pledges of ballot re
form based on tne Australian system. The
remainder of the platform is devoted to
Slate matters. It denounces the corrupt,
lavish and unparalleled extravagance of the
last General Assembly in its appropriations
to the exte*nt of STOO.OOO in excess of tbe con
stitutional maximum, and denounces the Re
publican party for having failed in its recent
convention to condemn or apologize for the
stupendous offenses made by the party in
power, and bylits silence condoning them.
Various reforms in state laws are demanded
and pledged in event of Democratic success
at ths polls.
Street-Railway Strike.
Chicago, Sept. 20.— The Journal says a
strike of employes -on the West Division
Street I way is Inevitable and is set for
Monday. It is asserted the chief causes are
the agitation by political leaders to make po
litical capital and the antagonism between
the two unions comprising the force. The
officials of the company say they propose to
make an uncompromising Guilt and will
never again employ any of the strikers, no
matter what it costs. The say the recent
series of accidents on the cable line were
put-up jobs to get the company in baa odor
with the public.
J'ystericns B.urd«r
Camden (X. J.), Sept. 26.— A horrible
crime, resembling in its details the murder
of Anne Leconey, was brought to light this
afternoon by finding the mutilated body of
Mrs. John " Miller, aged 29 years, in the
dense woods near her home in Delaware
township, in this county. Frank Linge, a
a burly negro, who was suspected of the
murder of Miss Leconey, is locked up,
charged with causing Mrs. Miller's death.
The motive is supposed to have been rob
bery. "
Natioml Prison Congress.
Cincinnati, Sept. 26.— There was a fair
attendance to-day at the National Prison
Congress, President ll.i_*es in the chair. A
report of the standing Committee on Crim
inal Law Reform was read by Charles Reeve
of Plymouth, England. Following this was
a paper on the "Lease System of Alabama
and its Practical Workings" by W. J. Lee
of Greensboro, Ala., and member of the
Board of Inspectors of that St.ite. This was
followed by discus. ion.
Vio'ating the Lottery Law.
Birmingham (Ala), Sept. 26.— W. P.
Pick.iid. editor and President of tho Age-
Herald Company, was this morning arrested
on a warrant charging him wiih publishing
the advertisements of the Louisiana Lottery
Company. The United States Commis
sioner -held that each issue of the paper
since last Friday was a separate offense and
put him under bonds of JoOOO to await the
action of the Grand Jury.
Fatal Colliery Exp'csion.
TitKNTON (X. J.), Sept 20.— An explosion
took place yesterday in the Fegerridge
colliery, near this city, and set lire to the in
side works, three men were hurt by the
explosion. The body of Thomas Ward of
Branchdale was literally roasted. James
Lesi and Albert Miller wero both horribly
burned, and the doctors think that they can
not recover. >.-.:■- *
Accident to Hon. Join Jay.
New York, Sept. 26.— The Hon. John
Jay, ex-Miuister to Austria, was knocked
down by a cab to-day and seriously injured.
This evening lie is resting easily. Mr. Jay
is 73 years of age. v- i.
The Fatal Electric Wirs.
Wikchenbon (Mass.), Sept 26.— Edward
T. Ji\ nn, aged 18, and G. Barnard, aged 2%
were instantly killed to-night by an electric
light guy-wire coming In contact with the
incandescent circuit, on Pound street. Bar
nard's hands were badly burned, and it Is
supposed that Ryan attempted to assist him
and himself fell a victim.
ts
H-rth Dakota Prchibitioniiti.
Grand Forks (N. Dak.), Sept. 26.— Late
last night the State Convention of Prohibi
tionists and Farmers' Alliance indorsed the
Republican nominees for Congress. Lieuten
ant-Governor, Commissioner of Insurance
and Railroad Commissioner, the Democratic
nominees for Secretary of State, Suoerin
tendent of Instruction and Railroad Com
missioner, and nominated ■ for Governor,
Walter Muir; Auditor, H. P. Dickieson;
Treasurer, K. J. Nomland; Attorney-Gen
eral, N. C. Young, and Railroad Commis-
loner, Ezra Turner. -. ' '.. .-Vi*
Atttmstrd Suicide.
Chicago, Sept. 26.— F. Kranke, a German
about 35 year* old, was taken to the County
Hospital from a cheap hotel ou the West
side, suffering from an overdose of mor
phine. Letters in his possession showed
that he bad recently come from San Fran
cisco, where he was a clerk in a music-store.
He assumed the name of Buuda here. ' '~ [
Killed by Hogs.
Newcastle (Pa.), Sept 26.— A three
year-old girl named Cooper accidentally fell
into a pig-sty to-night. In an instant tw.i
powerful pigs atta'-ked her, and before an}
one could come to her assistance they lacer
ated her limbs ami body in an awful man
ner. The child will die.
A Moorish Victory.
Tangier, Sept. 20.— The Moorish army
has defeated and routed the insurgents.^
The rebels lost heavily in killed and
wounded and many were made prisoners.
All the leaders captured wan beheaded.
The victorious troops pursued the insur
gents and destroyed many villages.
Transportation Organization.
Chicago, Sept. 26— The representatives
of the various boards of trade now meeting;
here have perfected an organization to he
known as ''The National Transportation
Association." The objects were set forth in
yesterday's dispatches.
Run 03 a Bank.
GiTiiitiK (Oklahoma), Sept. 20.-The fail
ure of the Capital Rank on Wednesday
caused a run to-day on the Commercial
Rank, which neatly caused It to close its
doors. I Relief came from other points and
the buck tided over the crisis.
A BIASED JUDGE.
Arbitrary Proceedings in the Trial of
O'Brien and Dillon.
Dublin, Sept. 20.— Tha streets of Tip
perary were thronged with people until a
late hour last night discussing the exciting
events of the day.
The situation this morning is much more
tranquil than yesterday. The streets are
still thronged with people laboring under
suppressed excitement, but there has been
no collision with the police. The authori
ties are taking special precautions to guard
against the possibility of an outbreak. A
detachment of soldiers is assisting the police
in maintaining order. .-*;»„.-..
The session of the court was of short
duration this morning. The presiding magis
trate announced it would he Impossible to
go on with tbo ca-es, as the Judge of the
County Court required the building, and it
would be necessary to adjourn further pro
ceedings until the afternoon.
Before the magistrate could declare the
court adjourned, Timothy Healey sprang to
his feet, and in the name of the defendants
offered au earuest protest against adjourn
ment It is not right, he urged, that the
magistrates in Such a case should suit their
actions to the convenience of the County;
Court. Tlie Judge of that tribunal should',
be the one to yield Instead of insisting on
the letter of his rights in the premises,
lie iley's protest was unavailing. As soon
as he resumed his seat the court adjourned
until this afternoon.
When court reopened in the afternoon
Ronan proceeded with his statement of the
crown's case against the accused men. He
read long extracts from speeches made at
various Nationalist meetings since the In
auguration ol the plau of campaign.
William O'Brien chillingly reminded
Ronan that his ship was to sail for America
on lliursday next Wheu court adjourned
Rattan was -till speaking.
Timothy Harrington nude a strong protest
against the course being pursued by the
prosecution. The protest, however, had no
effect upon the court, and the present policy
of the prosecution will, it is generally be
lieved, be maintained lo the end uf the
trials.
Johu Morley departed to-day for England.
1 a
LEAGUE AND BROTHERHOOD.
Run Causes a Postponement of Nearly All
the Ba 1 Games.
Chicago, Sept. 26.— The Chicago League
Club dropped back into third place to-day,
•the Phillies defeating them in a slow and
tedious game. Score: Chicagos 4, Philadel
phias 5. Pitchers, Hutchinson and Gleasou.
The Players' Leaene.
Chicago, Sept. 20.— The Chicago and
Philadelphia brotherhood teams played off
their postponed game to-day. The visitors
were unable to hit Raid win at all. The
feature of the game was .Spindle's work at
short Score: Chicagos 8, l'luladelpbias 1.
Pitchers, Baldwin and Husted.
Association genres.
St. Louis, Sept. 26.— First genie: St
Louis, 15; Athletics. 3. Second game: St.
Louis, 7; Athletics, 3.
Louisville, Sept. 2ft — Louisvilles 1,
Roche 1. Game was called at the end
of the tenth on account of darkness.
A FostpoD. mint.
Chicago, Sept. 26.— The following games
were postponed to-day on account of rain:
Brotherhood at Buffalo and Pittsburg,
league at Cleveland, Cincinnati and Pitts
burg and American Association at Columbus.
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foath-rn California Census. |
Washington, Sept. 26. — The Census
Office has made public the figures for
Southern California, as follows:
COOWTT.
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17,"»0
4.;i'.i:t
The population for the whole district is
204,075. In 1880 the population was 07,299,
an increase of 137,370, or 204.12 per cent
'1 he following shows the population of tho
principal cities:
1890. 1880.
!9
Following are the returns for the Secoud
California Census District:
iS
8 8
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ontra r.isia
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•lacer
acramento
.11l >' 'KM (It I II a
.'uoluume
62,976 3,540
639 l - .!8
11.3K4 •1.089
9.004 -.'-■ i
12,525 »78
10.683 ' »1,477
20,823 »3,448
11,232 H67
34, SHU r..sil
24.349 4,227
7,818 •I.BSO
208,813 31,527
Total!
i'ercentaec 16.&3.
'« CiTim ':
lib Towns.
THE TARIFF BILL.
Labors of the Conferrees Finally
Completed.
A Number ol Important Changes Made in
the Various Schedules.
The House Rate on Oranges and Lemons
Restored— Sugar Bounty—Reci
procity Agreed Upon.
Special Dispatches to The Mount isa Cai.t-
Washington, Sept 2&— After ten days'
hard work the Conference Committee on
the Tariff Bill completed its work late this
afternoon and reported the result to the
House. The committee had to deal with 404
amendments. In the more important items
the result of the committee's action was as
follows: The date when the hill shall take
effect is made October Cth; February Ist
next is fixed as the ultimate date upon
which goods deposited in bond before Octo
ber Ist may bo withdrawn at the old rates
of duty.
In the case of sugar the conference, in
place of a iform bounty of 2 cents on
grades of 80 and above, provided by the
House, included maple sugar and adopted
the following provision: On and alter
July 1, 1891, and until July 1, 1905, there,
shall be paid from any
MONKS' IX THE TREASURY
Not otherwise appropriated under the pro
visions of Section 3089, Revised Statutes,
to the v oducers of sugar, testing not less
than 90 degrees by polarscope, from
beets, sorghum or sugar-cane, grown
within the United Slates, or from maple
sap produced within the United State-, a
bounty ol 2 cents per pound, and upon such
sugar testing less than 90 degrees and not
less than 80 decrees a bounty of 1% cents
per pound, under such rules and regulations
as the Commissioner of Internal Revenue,
with the approval. of the Secretary of the
Treasury, may prescribe.:
IMPORTED SUGAR.
In case of imported sugars the House line
of 16 Dutch standard, below wfiicli sugar is
made 1 free, is adopted, but on the higher
grades the result was a compromise, as fol
lows: All sugars above 10 in color shall
pay a duty of five-tenths of 1 cent per
pound, provided that all sugars abovo No. 10
in color shall pay one-tenth of 1 cent per
pound in addition to the rate herein pro
vided for wnen exported from or the prod
ucts of any country, when and so long as
snch country pays, or shall hereafter pay,
diiectly or indirectly, a bounty on the ex
portation of any such sugar winch may be
included in this grade*, which is greater
than is paid on raw sugars of lower sacchar
ine strength, and the Secretary of the Treas- :
ury shall prescribe." '■
SUITABLE BULKS AND REGULATIONS
To carry this provision into effect; and pro
vided further, that all machinery purchased
abroad and erected in beet-sugar factories
and used in the production of raw sugar in
the United States, from beets produced
therein, shall be admitted duty lree until
the Ist day of July, [1892. Provided, that
any duty collected on any of the above de
scribed machinery purchased abroad and im
ported Into- the) -United States far the uses
above indicated, since January 1, 1800, shall
be refunded.
THE DUTY ON GLUCOSE.
On glucose, the House rate of .4 of a cent
a pound is retained. Whereas the Senate
provided that the sugar schedule and the
bounty provision was to take effect March
lot next, the conference fixe! upon April Ist
as the date of operation, with the proviso
that No. 13 sugar may be in the meantime
refined in bond without duly.
In the case of fresh or frozen fish from
American fisheries, made free by both
Houses, the conference has Imposed the
limitation that they must be caught by
American vessels in fresh water. Oilier
are made dutiable at -Ji of a cent per pound.
BINDING TWIN'S.
There was a split between the House nnd
Senate rate on binding twine. The rate is
fixed at seven-ten tlis of a cent, but on other
Manila cordage the rate is advanced from
I',-i to I*s-1 cents per pound more thau was
agreed upon by either House.
All of the paragraphs inserted by the
Senate providing for a customs commission
were stricken out by the conference.
In the case of glass bottles where the
Senate reduced the rates, the conference
adopted a medium, fixing the rates on sizes
above one. pint and more at 1 cent per
pound, and ou smaller sizes down to one
quarter pint at 1% cents, and on sizes below
at 50 cents a gross.
PRESSED GLASSWARE.
On plain pressed glassware a single rate
of 60 cents is adopted, instead of the higher
compound House rate, and the same is done
ln the ease of cut and decoiated glassware.
Tho 45 per cent House rale struck out by
the Senate on chemical glassware is rein
stated. Sixty per cent is fixed fo* - thin and
heavy blown glass, instead of the House
rates struck out by the Senate, and so in
tho case of porcelain glasses a uniform 60
per cent rate is established. Ou unpolished
cylinder, crown and window glass, where
the Senate made an avoraito reduction of a
quarter of a cent the confer' me adopted a
medium of one-eighth of ft cent reduction,
as well as the Senate provision that each
box shall contain fifty square feet
On pyrites, the Senate rate of ]£ cent per
pound is retained. „.:.
IRON AND STEEL,
On boiler and other plate iron and steel,
new grades are established, valued at 2 cents
or less per pound, on which the rates run as
follows: Steel ingots and blooms, tho Sen
ate rate is retained on grades below 1 8-10
cents iv value, anil above that the higher
House rate prevails. On iron and steel bars
or plates, cold-rolled or blued, the higher
House rates are retained.
In the case of sawed boards and lumber of
white pine, the Senate rate of $1 is adopted
and the provision for the retention of the
old duty to cover the foreign export duty is
retained.
Nickel in matte or other crude forms is
restore! to the free list; nickel oxide or
alloy In which nickel is of the chief value,
10 cents a pound; zinc, in blocks or pigs, 1%
cents ft pound; manufacture, not specially
provided for, composed wholly or in part of
iron, steel, lend, copper, nickel pelter, zinc,
gold or any other metal, 45 per cent ad
valorem. .
tin TLATE.
In tin plate the House rate of tliree-qur
ters of a cent per pound, above sheet iron,
to July Ist next and 2 2-10 cents after that
date, is retained. The Senate rate of a
further additional duty of 35 per cent on
manufactures of tin plate is replaced by an
absolute duty of 56 per cent and the stipu
lation for free tin alter 1896, iv case of the
failure of domestic works to produce one
third of the consumption, is retained.
INTERNAL REVENUE.
In the internal revenue features of the bill
nearly all the House provisions were re
stored. The ' provisions - removing all re
strictions on farmers and growers of to
bacco in regard to the sale of leaf tobacco
are restored, and the proviso added that
farmers shall furnish on demand of any in
ternal, revenue officer a statement of their
sales, etc. - A fine of $5 is provided for a vio
lation of this provision.
- The Conference Committee struck out the
Senate amendments providing for a tariff
commission. The tax on -smoking and
manufactured tobacco and on sniiil is placed
at 0 cents per pound. Opium manufacturers
are taxed SIO per pound upon opium manu
facture in the United States for smeiking
purposes, and only persons who are citizens
of the United States are permitted to engage
in its manufacture, -- °. .- ■ ....
,THE WOOL SCHEDULE.
:'"•: The rates established In the wool schedule
where amendments were made were as fol
lows: Woolen or worsted goods from the
hair of tlie camel, goat, . alpaca or other ani
mal--, valued at 30 cents a pound, two and a
half times the duty on unwashed wool of
the first class; on woolen or worsted cloths,
valued - J above . 30 ; cents a pound, three
times the doty on unwashed J wool ■of
the first-class; on clothing ready mada and
articles of wearing apparel of every descrip
tion, made up or manufactured wholly or in
part, not specially provided for, and plushes
and other pile fabrics composed wholly or in
part of wool, worsted, hair of the camel,
goat, alpaca or other animals, four and a
half times the duty imposed by this act on
unwashed wool of the first class, aud 60 per
cent ad valorem.
Carpets and carpeting of wool, flax or cot
ton, not specially provided for, 50 per cent
ad valorem.
BILK BOUNTY STRICKEN OUT.
The Senate struck out the bounty pro
visions proposed in the silk schedule passed
by the House.
Other amendments which restore the lan
guage and rates of the present law were
made.
In the liquor schedule the Senate made
increases un various forms of wines and
liquors; but the House rates are restored,
except on champagne and spirits, leaving
still-wines and malt liquors at the existing
rates of duty.
A few verbal changes were made for the
purpose of insuring additional security to
the revenue.
The Senate's action in striking out the
duties on vegetable hair, ramie, rhea or
China grass was agreed to.
JUTE, FLAX AND HEMP.
The duty on jute yarns was fixed at 35
per cent ad valorem ; bagging for cotton,
gunny cloth and all similar materials suit
able for covering cotton, composed in whole
or in part of hemp, flax, jute or jute butts,
valued at 6 cents or less per square yard,
16.10 cents a yard; more thau 6 cents, 18.10
cents a yard-
All manufactures of flax or hemp 50 per
cent ad valorem, provided that until Janu
ary 1, 1894, such manufactures of flax con
taining more than 100 threads to the square
inch shall pay 35 per cent ad, valorem in
stead of the above duty.
RECIPROCITY AND RETALIATION.
The conferrees agreed to the Senate reci
procity and retaliation amendments, making
but one change, which was in the date,
which was made, January, 1892, instead of
July next.
Of the changes made in the agricultural
schedule, the conferrees' report says: "In
the agricultural schedule the House rate is
mainly retained on oranges, lemons and
limes, which the House made dutiable at
double the present rates in order to afford
protection and encouragement to the planters
of California and Florida. The Senate re
duced the rates somewhat above the present
law."
ADDITIONAL duties. .
The House conferrees yielded reluctantly
to an amendment which was added to that of
the Senate imposing an additional duty of
30 per cent on packages in which oranges,
lemons and limes are imported.
The paragraph inserted by the Senate im
posing a discriminating duty of 10 per cent
on tea, the product of countries east of the
Cape of Good Hope, when Imported from
countries west of the Cape of Good Hope,
was struck out. .
REDUCTIONS.
The conferrees, in speaking of the effect of
the bill on the revenues, say they do not be
lieve there is any material difference be
tween the House and Seriate bills in the
matter of the estimated reduction made in
the dutiable schedules, namely 500,000,000,
aud their action has nut materially affected
that estimate, except in the restoration of
the internal revenue provisions of the
House, and on that point they say that
for the year ending Juno 30, 1890,
the receipts from special taxes on the class
of persons to be relieved by the bill were
$1,51.., 481; from the taxes on tobacco, $Is,
--235,432, and from snuff, $737,731. Ry the
passage of the bill the reduction in the
revenue from tobacco will be $4,581,370, and
from snuff $184,4-3, making from these two
sources au aggregate of $4,705,803. Adding,
these figures to the reduction which would
follow, in the abolition of special taxes
would make a total reduction in internal
revenue receipts of $6,281,284. It is probable
the reduction by the customs schedules will
be '.about $«,0.-0,000, which would give an
aggregate reduction by the bill of about
$00,000,000. .....
' THE TRIBUNE'S VIEWS.
New York, Sept. 26. The Tribune
says regarding the conference repoit
on the Tarilf Kill: "Every Repub
lican vote iv tho Senate and House
ought to be recorded unhesitatingly in favor
of ihls measure. - Whatever changes in
dividuals might desire, they cannot
fall to see that the bill must now be passed
as it stands, or defeated for this session.
If It Is not quits all that this or that mem
ber desires, is he prepared to face his
constituents with the plea tbat because
be could not get everything he wished
at this session, therefore he would not
allow the country to secure inestimable
benefits. A bill to give employment to
100,000 moro American workers is not to be
set aside for such a reason."

PAN-AMKItICAN CONGRESS.
Its I'rcr.fd li s Indorsed by tho Colombian
Minister cf Foreign Aff-ira
Washington, Sept. Secretary Blame
has received from .Minister Abbott of Bo
gota a translation of an extract from the
message of the Minister of Foreign Ail'ai a
of Colombia to the national Congress, con
cerning the recent International American
Conference. The Minister declares the re
sults of the conference will be to the ever
lasting glory and satisfaction of all who
tool. part in the meeting. Ho recommends
to the Congress of Colombia the adoption of
many plans proposed by tho conference and
urges Immediate action in reference to the
appropriation for an intercontinental
railway and the appointment of a member
of the commission to meet at Washington.
The Minister expresses regret that the con
ference did not take under consideration
the Monroe doctrine and declare it the uni
versal policy of American nations.
"SEQUOIA RATIONAL! PARK"
The Ne.m. Bestowed Upon the Big Tree Res
ervation in Tulare Ccuaty.
Washington, Sept. 26.— Secretary Noble
has promulgated rules and regulations for
the government of the park in Tulare
County, Cal, containing the mammoth or
Sequoia giganta trees, created by an act of
Congress, approved September 25, IS9O.
The Secretary christens the new park "The
Sequoia National Park." The rules for its
regulation are substantially!! he same'as those
governing Yellowstone lark. The Secre
tary said to-day that if he iound it practica
ble lie would procure from the adjoiniug
tract to the park a section of oue of the
mammoth trees for exhibition a*. the World's
Fair at Chicago.
Mormon Church Property.
Washington, Sept. 26.— Representative
Caswell to-day reported favorably from the
Committee on Judiciary the Senate bill to
amend the laws in reference to bigamy and
the restriction in the ownership of churches
to real estate above a fixed value. The
bill has particular refeience to the church
of tbe Latter Hay Saints, whose charter
was forfeited in ISS7; Tho proceeds of the
sale of its real estate were turned over to
the School Fund, but no provision was made
for the disposition of the personal property
of the corporation, which amounts to nearly
$400,000, and is awaiting the action of the
courts. The committee deems it wise to let
the money take tho same course as that de
rived from the sale of real estate, and place
it in the School Fund. ; . -;
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Relief lit Settlers.
Washington, Sept 20.— A bill which the
House has finally passed after a conference
with the Senate for the relief of settlers on
the Northern Pacific indemnity lands ap
plies to 400 settlers who entered upon the
land in northern Minnesota. It allows those
who made set lenient upon the lands in good
faith, and . were qualified so to do, to make
settlement on other lands within a year and
lie allowed upon those of other lands thu
benefit of the length of time they resided as
setileis upon lauds upon which it has been
decided they had no right to make entry.

Presidential Nominations.
Washington, Sept 26.— Tho President
has sent to the Senate the following nomina
tions: E. Burd Grubb of New Jersey, Min
ister to Spain; Edwin H. Coneer of lowa,
Minister to Brazil; Isaac A. Beers, Indian
Agent nt lloupa Valley Agency, Cat; Fre
mont Wood, United States Attorney for
Idaho; Lewis B. Kinney, Probate Judge of
Sevier County, Utah; Alexander WhitcotuU,
Postmaster at Albuquerque, N. Mex.' •
Silver Purchase..
Washington, ■'•_ Sept. 26.— The Treasury
Department to-day purchased 105,000 ounces
of silver, paying $1 13 for -10.000 ounces and
$1 13>i ■ for 05,000 ounces. The amount of
fered was 100,000 ounces. The total pur
chases of silver to dale under the new law
is 7,277,1.00 ounces. The quota for this month
is now filled. ■
To llos . Behricg Sen.
Ottawa, 7 Sept. A 26. — Intelligence has
reached here from British Columbia that the
Governments of Great »*■ Britain and : ; the
United States have agreed to close Behring
Sea during 1891, by which time it Is expected
that the questions lat issue | will be settled
either by mutual agreement or arbitration.
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3 Sit-u.a.tions I
I FOR BSV* MEN AND SOI 3 WOMEN I
"WERE ADVERTISED IN YESTER- v '.':
\\ DAY'S CALL.; .. . -. " g
H SITUATIONS TOR 105 MEN AND S3 XVOIIEX WERE V
E ADVERTISED IX YESTERDAYS EXA MIXER. ... £4
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IS HE DROWNED?
Edward Smith Has Mysteriously
Disappeared.
When Last Seen He Was Basting at Tlbnron.
Two Overturned Whitehall! Found.
Was He in One of Them
Another mysterious disappearance has
been added to the already large number
chronicled in the history of this city. This
time it is Edward Smith, a teamster, aged 27,
in the employ of Lewis, Alberts & Co., 11
Steuart street. . .* 7
He was last seen, so far as is known at
present, by one of his employers last Sun
day noon, since which time not a vestige has
turned up to give the slightest clew to his
possible whereabouts.
Last Sunday morning, according to the
story of his wife, he rose up bright and
early, and after breakfasting, left his home
in lhe best of moods, bidding them his usual
fond good-byes. There was nothing strange
in his appearance or amiss in his conduct
that could possibly foretell his not returning
soon to the boson of his family.
Noon passed and then the evening came,
yet he did not put in an appearance. What
could have kept him, asked the anxious wife,
and the little child, just old enough to ap
preciate the existence of anxiety Hi others,
lisped her papa's name. .
The hours dragged heavily until from
twilight of the evening the darkness turned
again into the twilight of the morning and
still the head of the lonely family did not
come. Tlio wife grew alarmed, and, as soon
as possible, sent word to her brother, J.
O'Brien, who, in turn, communicated with
the missing man's brother, residing in the
Mission.
The firm for whom the missing man works
grew alarmed with the rest at his protracted
absence, and the horror of a calamity grew
upon them all. William Smith began a
search for his brother, but did not know in
what quarter to look.
Yesterday morning Information was
brought to him that nis brother, with two
others, had been seen on Sunday in a boat
at Tiburon. Knowing his brother's penchant
for the piscatorial sport, he accepted the in
formation as being more iv the line of
probability than any other.
His conviction that his brother had gone
fishing and had met with an accident became
all absorbing, when a rumor was started, no
one knew where', that a couple of Whitehall
boats had been found upturned In the bay.
All day yesterday he went from station to
station on horseback looking for missing
boats, but his search was__ruitless until near
nightfall, when he learned that a boat had
been reported missing from Oakland.
"I'll go there to-night," said he, "and if
that is found to be an unfounded rumor, I'll
go to Tiburon tomorrow. I'm thoroughly
convinced that my brother had been acci
dentally drowned." That was the state of
the search late last night. What a few
days or hours may develop no one knows,
but all may hope.
Mrs. Smith, after living at her home at 416
Fifth street until yesterday, found It too sug
gestive of the absence of her husband aud
moved to the house of ncr sister, 335 Clem
entina street, where she anxiously awaits
developments.
J. O'Brien, a brother to Mrs. Ed Smith,
stated that the family relations of his sister
and her husband were excellent. "They
have two children, one aged 3 aud another
less than a year, whom both love too well to
part with. I'm sure, and so is my sister,
that Ed had no reason to leave. The only
explanation I have is that an accident has
happened wliile out fishing. He was a great
lover of fishing, and has surprised his wife
several times with fine strings of shiners.
It is certainly an accident."
Mr. Lewis, one of his employers, states
that while in his employ about seven years
Mr. Smith was a hard and willing worker.
lie Is 5 feet .-*. Inches in height, light com
plexloued, red mustache, and If he did not
shave last Sunday morning has a stubby red
beard. ■ ' " ' ' ' "r .. • - c- -
CONGRESS.
THE SENATE.
Amendments to the Allen Contract Labor Bill.
Other Measures.
Washington, Sept 26.— 1n the Senate
to-dny Sherman introduced a bill, which
was referred to the Committee on Appro
priations, appropriating 5133,000 for the
purchase for the use of the Senate of the
Maltby House, at the corner of New Jersey
avenue and li street Northwest, with the
vacant lots on the north .He of it. He said
the reason why its purchase had been so
long delayed was there had been litigation
as to the title.
The conference report for the establish
ment of a 2000-acre park in the District of
Columbia was passed.
The House joint resolution appropriating
51,000,000 for ihe purchase of nickel matte
for naval purposes was received from the
House.
Cameron offered an amendment providing
that such nickel ore or uiikel matte so' pur
chased shall be equitably distributed among
the contractors of nickel steel armor plating.
After an extended debate Halo consented
to let the joint resolution go over till to
morrow.
The consideration of the calendar was re
sumed, and the House bill granting leave of
absence to clerks and employes of first and
second class postoQlccs was passed.
On motion of Blair, House bill to amend
the act to prohibit the importation and
migration of foreigners and aliens under
contract or agreement to perform labor, was
taken from tne calendar.
Plumb moved to amend the fifth section,
which provides that the act shall not apply
to professional actors, artists, etc., by in
serting, after the word "artists" the words,
"musical or otherwise." Agreed to.
Carlisle moved to substitute for the words
"regularly ordained ministers of the gos
pel" the words "regularly ordained or con
constituted ministers of religion," aud said,
without that amendment the bill would ex
clude Jewish rabbis. Agreed to.
Plumb offered an amendment that the
bill shall not apply to auy organisation of
musicians or orchestras.
The bill went over till to-morrow, leaving
the last amendment unacted upon, and the
Senate resumed consideration of the bill to
establish a United States Land Court.
Without action the Senate adjourned.
THE HOUSE. T.OV
Presentation of the Conference Report on the
Tariff Bill.
Washington, Sept. 2C. — The House
passed a resolution for the appointment of
a committee of five of the World's Fair
Committee to inquire into matters relative
thereto, and report at the next session.
Enloe of Tennessee offered a resolution
stating that it is alleged the Postmaster of
the House has on the roll of his employes,
at $100 per month, a man named Bradley,
who works in the Government : Printing
Office; that Bradley pays $25 a month to
the son of the Postmaster, who docs not
work In the postoffice, and directing the
Committee on Accounts .to investigate the
matter.
Enloe spoke of his resolution of yesterday
and complained of having been deprived of
the floor in a parliamentary but rather un
fair manner. There was quite a lengthy
discussion between himself, the Speaker
aud Blount, at the conclusion of which the
resolution was adopted.
Soon after Mckinley brought in the con
ference report on the Tariff Bill, and it was
ordered printed in the Record. .--■■■•
.. Mckinley then gave notice that to-mor
row, immediately after the rending of the
journal, lie would call up the report for con
sideration and final disposition. -
Mc.Millin wanted the time extended until
Monday. .. ■■■■• .'--■■"
Mckinley said the bill, as it. would be
printed, contained all the changes recom
mended by the Conference Committee. As to
the many features of the bill the points of
disagreement had been perfectly well under
stood for weeks, and it was perfectly under
stood what the Conference ; Committee
recommended. The gentlemen on both
sides were anxious to get home, and he must
insist upon its consideration to-morrow. -- .
McMUlin thereupon insisted upon the
rending of the conference report, # .The
reading was not completed at 8 o clock,
when the House took a recess, before which
Mckinley offered for reference a resolution
for the final adjournment of Congress on
Tuesday next at 2 o'clock. :: " '•'■■ .' ■"■-
The Houso at the evening session passed
112 private pension bills and adjourned.
.T_ner, ,11 n_rmi__ n_i * , *.___BM_______B
Minister Miiner.
New; York, Sept. . 26. — The ; , World's
Washington ! correspondent : quotes - Senator
Edmunds, Representatives < Otis, Dunnell
PRICE FIVE GENTS.
anil others as expressing the opinion that
Minister Mizner has been placed in a most
unenviable light by the recent disclosures,
and that Senator Doiph is in favor of a full
investigation into Barrundia's death.
CAPITAL NOTES.
McKenna's Fight for Sweet Wine—Mor
row to Take the Stamp.
Wasiii_.gto_., Sept Representative
McKenna Is feeling very happy over the
success of his wine clause In the Tariff Bill.
The Chicago liquor men and Ea-tern wine
merchants fought it bitterly, and for a while
the prospects for its success were dubious as
far as the Senate was concerned. It took
the combinea efforts of Senators Stewart
and Hearst and of Representative McKenna
to secuie the pledges of Senators on
the Conference Committee to retain the
sweet-wine clause. The House couferrees
were all right on the matter. McKenna's
position ou tbe Ways and Means Commit
tee secured its retention by the conferrees on
the part of the House. McKenna says that
the incorporation of this clause in the bill
will be of inestimable benefit to California
wine-growers, and will make the State
ono of the foremost wine-producing coun
tries of the world. The members of the
Pacific Coast delegation now in Washington
all agreed that the sacrifice of that part per
taining to the fortification of win •*. 111 port
ed into this country was of small importance,
the main point being the retention of tho
clause relating to fortification of wines for
domestic use.
A MATTER OF RECOUNT.
The Secretary of the Interior will decide
to-morrow whether or not he will order a
recount of the population of Oregon.
Citizens of Modoc County, Cal,, Lake
County, Oregon, and Washoe County,
Nev., have petitioned Congress against tho
proposed abandonment of Fort Bidwell as a
military reservation. The property at this
post will be sold on October loth, unless the
order of General Scholield is rescinded.
...';■.. THE SAN ERANCISCO.
The Navy Department has referred the
official report of the trial trip of the cruiser
San Francisco to the Bureau Chiefs, it is
understood that the official report gives the
vessel a speed of 19.68 knots, which the
navy officers say is about one-hundredth of
a knot behind the Philadelphia record of
19.07, but it said that the San Francisco will
be given credit for ballistering and other
poor management, which will probably bring
her record to 19.71.
Representative Morrow has been invited
to make several speeches in Indiana on his
way to California, and it is prubable that he
will accept the invitation and make one or
two speeches in Congressman Brown's
Indiana District and perhaps one speech m
Milwaukee, Wis.
Irving M. Scott is now in New Ifork, but
will return here in a few days. Mrs. Mc-'
Kenna will accompany him to California
and the Misses McKenna will remain in
school near Washington.
Representative Morrow's family will re
main here during this winter aud will not go
to California until next soring.
California pensions: Original Milton L.
Scott, San Francisco; Thomas N. Gould,
Kirk wood, and Canning Wilson. Santa Rosa.
DELEGATE CAINE'S STATEMENT.
Delegate Came of Utah publishes the fol
lowing communication in last night's Star:
There have recently been published la your
paper extracts from the ten repoit the Utah
Com in Ik telegraphed (rout Salt Lake, Io ad- .
vance of Its receipt by the Secretary of the In
terior. : These convey (lie Idea that ' polyga
mous marriages aie --till being entered Into
by Hie Mormons and that the leaner* of tba
Moiiiioii Chinch continue to teach and enlorca
th at doctrine and practice upon the adherents of
thai laltb. The object of tills and similar dis
patches about the practice of polycamy among
Ihe Moiiuous is well understood here.
There are pending before Congress two or
three bills, which, II enacted into laws, would
disfranchise every member of the Moimou
Church, by prescribing a lest oath such as uo
Mention could couscieutiou-ly subscribe to.
This proposed legislation would not effect poly
gamous -Mormons as ibey are alieaay
aistianchl-ed, and can neither vote, bold
oilice no,- . set *on - juries, but It ■ would
apply to dod- polygamous Mormon*), the young 1
men ol Utah, who have never violated ibe anil
polygamy laws and bave taken an oalb that
they - will not do so In the future; who bave
always been loyal to their country aud
Us laws. 'Ihey are to be disfranchised be
cause lliey would not vote to suit the radical
anil-Mormon ring al Malt Lake Cltv. The minor
ity wish to obtain political control of the Terri
tory lo manipulate its affairs In tbelr Interests,
to collect aod extend the people's taxes and shape
Its destiny. To do this all non-polygamous Mor
mons, Ibe sons of lhe hardy pioneers wbo dis
covered and settled tbat arid region, must be dis
franchised and (or no reason but tbat some mem
bers of the Mormon Church believe In and bave
heretofore practiced polygamy. Knowing as 1
do that the charges lately made against tha Mor- i
mon citizens ol Utah are false, and that audi
statements are Injurious to them aud damaging
to ibe best luteiests of the Territory, I call at
tention to the declaration of ibe President of
the Mormon Church regarding tbls much ma
ligned and persecuted people, and ihe complete
refutation of the malicious statements published.
Very respectfully, :_.. _*,:'■ John Came.
COAST INTERESTS.
The Committee on Pensions has re
ported favorably the bill for a pension to
Mrs. Maria B. Judith, widow of Major
Henry M. Judah of the California Volun
teers. This bill passed the House last Fri
day night.
Mr. Morrow says six substations of the
San Francisco Postoffice will be established
within a week and others will follow after.

The San Francisco.
Washington, Sent. 27.— The Board of
Bureau Chiefs have gone over the figures of
the San Francisco's trial and declino to des
ignate the speed definitely. It is understood
tnat the final decision will be that the Saa
Francisco bas stood a test of 19.72 knots,
which will mean that the contractors will
receive less than 8100,000 lv premiums.
They will probably appeal to Congress for
relief.
For Advertising the Littery.
Cincinnati, S;pt. 26.-— postoffice
authorities havo seized the entire weekly
edition of the Volts Freund of this city, be
cause it contained lottery advertisements.
• \
Lowering the Record.
Kankakee (III.), Sept. 26.— Nelson low
ered the stallion record to-day. Time, 2:11 V..
Faustina lowered the two-year-old record in
2:23^.

Bonlanger and the Socialist..
Paris, Sent. 27. —Prominent Socialist!
declare that Boulnn^er promised to oast hi*
lot with tho revolutionaries In the first civlo
e.iinmotion.
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