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VOLUME LXXII-NO. 51.
CLEVELAND NOTIFIED.
The Democratic Candidates Open the
Campaign.
DTBISIASTK' MEETING L. SEW YORK.
Hadison-Sqnire Gardens Crowded With People.
Jotifieation Address bj Chairman Wilson.
latum by (he Candidates.
Special to Thk Hoinim Call.
New York. July 20.— Cleveland and
Stevenson, the Democratic candidates lor
President and Vice-Presiuent, arrived here
this morning and were welcomed at the
dock by prominent Democrats. The party
was greeted with cheers. They entered
carriages. Cleveland was driven to the
Filth-avenue Hotel, Stevenson to the Hoff
man. Cleveland Is to be the guest ol ex-
Secretary of the Navy Whitney during his
stay.
General Stevenson was the recipient of
many calls daring the day.
The notification committee met this morn
ing, listened to the reading of the letter of
notification and appointed a committee to
wait on the candidates una learn their
wishes.
The Tammany men were kicking consid
erably about the distribution of reserved
seats at to-night's notification meeting. To
the Tammany wigwam only 75 seats were
allotted. Against these the County Democ
racy were given 25, New York Democracy
25, Ellery Anderson for the auli-suap con
vention people 50, and to friends of Cleve
land 2&, Thai Is. Tammany gets 75 and the
anti-Tarn mauy people 125. Tbe kickers were
so strong that Tammany's proportion was
increased to 200.
THE .NOTIFICATION.
Or em out *rt In the Madison- Square Gar
den Before a L*irge A si*, mill)! ape.
New Youk, July 20. — Madison-square
Garden was packed to-night with people
intent on witnessing the ceremonies at
tendant upon the notification of Messrs.
Cleveland and Stevenson of tlieir nomina
tion. The vast amphitheater eras decorated
in a similar manner to the national conven
tion hall, and between 15*_OG0 and 20,100
people assembled. While awaiting the ar
rival of the distinguished guests the
audience passed the time in cheering for
Cleveland, .Stevenson and Governor Flower,
and singing campaign songs. At 8:20
o'clock the notification committee entered,
headed by Perry Belmont, who was arm in
arm with Stevenson. As the crowd recog
nized the Vice- Presidential candidate the
building 6hook with cheers, and a moment
later Govern* Flower received a flattering
welcome. Suddenly a yell went up. "Here
comes Cleveland!" and this was the signal
for a demonstration such as Cleveland has
not witnessed since 1888. When silence was
finally restored. Chairman Wilson of tbe
notification committee stepped to the front
of tbe stage and facing Mr. Cleveland de
livered the notification address.
I'bcilrnuii Wile o Speech.
Chairman Wilson of West Virginia in the
course of his remarks said:
Besides btlnjttsg tho notification from the
Democratic i a. ty. the eomml tee is also charred
with the duty ol presenting it. platform of prin
ciples, which in all of it* utterances It merely
tne development ot that one creat principle that
whatt-ver gov rnnient-* and laws can do for a
people must be done for all the people without
precedence of secilou or grades of citizenship.
The Deniociais plunt ihennelves upon the prin
ciple that the necessities of He Government are
the beginning and end of Just taxation, and
a-_.aii.si the tendency of th" centralization of
political tower in the Federal Government, and
the c Dtrallzatloo of wealth lv f.ivor of clasiex.
-Four years azo," said tt ilson, " In th* midst
of a career deseivlog of the highest honors, and
which Will receive ihe hlglie«t encomiums
that history can aw ad, you weie struck down
because, aa a Democrat, you could nmke no
terms with those who wished to plunder the
people's treasury and perpetuate the passions
of civil strife. Your countrymen will right that
wrong. They have seen the attempt to turn the
gratitude of the nation luto an electioneer!:.
fund for a political pally, and your service to
that party In conflicts of peace count for more
than setvice to he country lv conflicts of war.
They have seen eveiy power of the Federal ad
ministration used to destroy free elections In the
Males. We can a-same you there are uowe.-iiy
or despondent Democrats i.i the ranks to-day
and with the people's cau?e as cur cause, doubt
nut that you will lead in to a glorious triumph."
During Chairman Wilson's address Mr*.
Cleveland, who had been detained, strove to
enter the hall unobserved, but the audience
caught sight of her and fairly went wild
with enthusiasm. In the very midst of
Wilson's speech three cheers were given for
Mrs. Cleveland, and when a voice (rem the
gallery proposed three cheers for Hut the
enthusiasm reached such a height that the
chairman was obliged momentarily to ins
pend bis remarks. Cleveland's visage dark
ened with displeasure, but even his frown
was powerless to check the enthusiasm of
American chivalry, and it was fully a min
ute before the enthusiasm exhausted Itself.
At the conclusion of Chairman Wilson's
address the secretary read the formal noti
fication letter to Mr. Cleveland.
The Official Letter.
Th<» address says: "Nothing could evince
the affection and confidence in which Cleve
land is held by the Democratic party more
positively than the fact that he was three
times made its candidate for the Presi
dency. His devotion to the principles of
the party of Jefferson, his fidelity to every
trust reposed by the people, bis courageous,
conservative and exemplary administra
tion, and the prosperity of the country
thereunder, won for him the respect of every
citizen. In the maintenance of the doctrines
he so clearly expounded, and which formed
the basis of the declaration of principles
formulated by the Democratic convention
whicli again placed him In nomination, rests
the hope of the people for a constitutional
government."
The addreaa. declares that Cleveland's
. nomination "is welcomed by every mau
who feels the burden of unjust taxation
and the distress of unwarranted legislative
interference with the rights of the citizen,
— and most heartily congratulates the country
upon the opportunity presented by his can
didacy for a return to the methods and
measures of that party which has and will
ever administer the Government for the
good of the country and in the interests of
the entire people.'*
Mr. Cleveland then faced Chairman Wil
son and said :
Mi. trier' ln Itepljr.
Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen: The metsage
you deliver from the national Democracy arouses
wiihln me emotions which would be well-nigh
ovei whelming it I did not recognize here as
sembled the lepie-entatlvt ol the gieat paity
who intifit share with me Hie responsibility your
mission Invites. I tind much rellei in the re
flection thai I have been .selected merely to
piano for the principles and purposes to wnlch
my paity is pledged, and (or the ei.foicsnieut
and supremacy of which all who have any right
to claim Democratic fellowship must constantly
aud persistently labor.
Oar part) responsibility li Indeed great. We
assume a momentous obligation to our country
up*ii. lii return for then Hunt and continence
we promise them the rectification of their wrongs
and the h iter realization of the advauta_.es
which are due to Ihem under our tree and he, pk
cent Institutions. But if our responsibility is
gieat, our puny Is mon*,.. It is strong hi its
sympathy with the MOOS of the people; |q Its
insistence upon ihe cxc else of governmental
pavers strictly within the constitutional per
mission that the people have grained, and in the
Willingness to risk Its life and hope upon the
people's intelligence and patriotism. Never has
a gieat party. Intent upon the promotion of
ill-lit and justice, had a better incentive for
effort than is now meseafed to us. Turning
our eyes to the 1 lain people of the hmd,
we set them burdened as consumers with a
titi iff sjtem that aujasily and relentlessly
demands fn in 1 hem 10 the pmchnse of tbe ueces
sarle* sad comforts of life, an amount scarcely
met by the wages of hmd sad steady toll, while
the exactions thus wrung from them build up
and lnciease Ibe fortunes of iliute for whose
b 1, fit this injustice Is perpetuated. We see the
far mci listening to the delusive story that fills
bis mlud with virions of hdvantiice, while Ills
pocket Is lobbed by the stealthy band of high
pioteciion. Our wotfctagmeo are still iold the
tale (ft repeated in spite of Its demonstrated
faulty, thai the exis lag protective tai lit Is a
Loon to them, and that under its beneficent
operation tbeir wages must Increase. While
lbej ii-i- a scenes are enacted la the very abid
iug-place of blj.li protect thai mock the hopes
01 -toil and attest the leader meicy thai ihe
woikiiigmau receives from those made selfish
and sound by unjust gtiveiuiurniai lavoilii.Mii.
Opposition In I'r >ct I »|l.
We appose earnest If and stubbornly the theory
upon whirl: our opponents seek to justify and
uphold tie existing i.t rill laws. We need not
base oar attack upon question* cl constitutional
permission or leulrdattV" tower.. We denounce
Hie theory Open the highest rounds when we
Con lend Unit 111 us present condition Its opeiallon
is uu lust, aud that tht enacted iv accoid
The Morning Call.
ance with It are inequitable and unfair. Ours
Is not a destructive party. We are not at enmity
with the rlehts of any of our citizens. All are
our countrymen. We are not recklessly heed
less of any American Interests, nor
will we abandon our regard for them; but
Invoking the love of fairness and justice whicli
belong* to true Ameilcanlsm, and upon which
our constitution rests, we Insist that no plan of
tariff li dilation shall be tolerated which has tor
Its object and purpose a forced contribution from
lhe earning* and Income ot the BUSS of our citi
zens to swell directly the accumulations of a
favored few. Nor will we penult tne pretended
solicitude for American labor, or auy other
specious pretext of benevolent care for others,
to blind the eyes of the people to the saltish
schemes of these who seek, through the aid of
unequal tariff laws, to gate unearned and un
reasonable advantages at the expense of their
fellows.
Perpetuation of Power. «
We have also assumed in our covenant with
those whose support we Invite the duties of op
posing to death another avowed scheme or our
ad (ternaries, which under the guise of protecting
suffrage coven but does not conceal a design
whereby to perpetuate the power of a party
afraid to trust its eootlouanee to the uutram.
meled and Intelligent votes of the Ameiic.in pen.
pie. We are pledged to resist legislation in
tended to complete this scheme because we
have not forgotten the saturnalia of
Iheft and brutal control which followed
another Federal regulation of state suffrage;
because we know the managers of a paity which
Old nut sciuple to rob the people of a President
would nol hesitate to use lie machinery cieaied
by such legislation to levlve its corrupt lust tu
menialilles for paitisan purposes; because the
attempt to enforce such It gtslatioa would re
kindle animosities aud lepl.ice pro»|>eious ac
tivity with discouragement and dread through
oir a large section of ttie country ann would
menace lhe rights reseived to tin- States and
people which uuOeilie tbe safeguards ot Ameil
can liberty.
"True to Its history and creed," said Mr.
Clevelaud, "the Democratic party will respond
tothe Wants ot tlie people within safe lines aud
guided by enlightened statesmanship. To 11,
troubled and Impatient art' lilu our membership
we commend au unswerving allegiance to tho
pany. Defeat ia the pending ctmiuigu, fol
lowed by a consummation of the legislative
schemes tliHt our opponents contemplate, and
accDtnpauled by such other Incldeuts of their
success ms might moie firmly fix lheir power,
woeid present a most discouraging outlook for
future Democratic kupremacy and for lbs ac
complishment of the objects we have at
heart. Every sincere Democrat must believe
thai the luternta of his country are deeply
involved In the victory of our party. Suc
cess cau only be achieved by * systematic and
lutelll^eut effort on the put of all. Let us tell
the people plainly and honestly what we believe
and how we propose to serve the interests of the
entire country, and ihen let us, after the maimer
of true Democracy, rely upon the thou^hifuiuess
of our ellow-couutiyuien."
White Talks to Stevenson.
Immediately after Cleveland had resumed
bis scat Stephen 11. White of California
rose and, facing Adlai K. Stevenson of
Illinois, addressed him briefly upon his
nomination as the Vice-Presidential can
didate. He said in pari :
1 Us gieat organization In whose battles for the
public welfaie you have boiue so conspicuous a
ic.it 1; is mauUested its approval ot Hie en
lleliteoed and progressive sOmtutstratloD with
wliich you w* re tor lour yeara prominently
luruufi. ii. That petlod has been compared by
lie people with the record ol the Presidential
Unit now approaching Us completion. To tM
contrast lbs Democracy tuins proudly an.l with
couhdeuee. lime has furuttbed ample oppor
tunity to study the pending questions of Im
portance, and the general sentiment protests
■gainst an extravagant ana partial tariff; against
Federal control ot elections; demand-* govern
mental reform and insures a Democratic vic
tory.
The Official Notification.
The secretary then read the following
letter of the committee notifying Stevenson
of his nomination. It says, in part:
We sic able to assuie you ihat this honor has
been conferred because the Democratic party
has recognized In you a leader whose every
public act has lengthened lhe patty in the
respect of the people. As an oflicer of a Demo
cratic adinliii-tiatlou, as a pleader -for Demo
cratic principles, ns a statesman who lias sought
to protect the people la all then rights, you
have lone enjoyed the esteem of your immediate
ciuniinents .u.U the coulidence of the country
at larga,
Stevenson's Kesponse.
When Stevenson arose he was greeted
with prolonged applause and when silence
was restored he spoke substantially as fol
lows :
Distrusting my capacity to fully meet the
expectations cf those who have factored roe by
tle'i confidence, 1 accept the nomination *o
generously tend-red. Should the action ol the
Chicago convention receive the approval of the
people, 1 snail to the be*) if my bumble ability
discharge will; fidelity the duties of the impor
tant tnitt confided in me. Reference has been
made in terms of commendation to the late
Democratic administration. 1 was Identified in
some meatuie in an inn (.nam br.mcti of ibe
lublic service with that administration. 1 am
giatified to kuow it has, In so marked a degree,
received tie Indorsement of the Demo
cratic party in lis national conven
tion. 1 am persuaded that au Intelligent
discussion ot the Issues Involved in the pending
contest will leMilt in victory for the patty which
stands for honest methods in Government, econ
omy In public cxi end. tuie and relief to tee poo
pie from the buirief-.s of unjust taxation, lain
not unmindful. Mr. Cnairman, of the grave re
spon»lbilhtes which at ach to the pi eat office
lor which I have be--n nan., d. Should It please my
countrymen to call me to this ofl et-, a _n_.li ap
pieclattou of Its dignity and Its responsibilities
will be the light of my own pathway. In lhe con
test upon which we are now to enter we make no
appeal to passion*, but to the sober judgment of
the people. We believe that thr welfare of the lott
ing millions of our couutiymen is bound up in
the success of the Democratic party, ltecent
occuncnce* In a ut-lKbbortag State have sadly
emphasized the fact that a high motectlve lanff
sfforls no protection and tends ln no way io
Letter the condition of those wim earn their
biead by dally toll. [Great applause.] Believ
tag ln the right of eveiy voier to casi ids ballot
unaw-d by power, tie Democratic party will
steadily oppose all 1 gtslalloo wblcti threatens to
Imperil thai right by too intei position of Federal
bayonets at the polls.
When Stevenson concluded his speech
the meeting adjourned.
EASTERN RACKS.
Results of Yesterday's Trotting and Running
Contests on the Principal Tracks.
Brighton Bisach, July 20.— The races
resulted to- day as follows:
One mile and a furlong, Dickerson won,
Larchmont second, Pelhain third. Time,
1:55%.
Four and a half furlongs, Sport won, Ja
ponica second, Stowaway third. Time,
:5G%.
Seven furlongs. Nomad won, Crochet sec
ond. Alcalde third. Time, 1 :29.
Four and a half furlongs, Kingston won,
Fairy second. Logan third. Time, 1:21%.
One mile, King Crab won, India Rubber
second, Cynosure third. Time, 1:43%.
Six furlongs, Watterson won. Stryke sec
ond. Ballyhoo third. Time, 1:16.
At Chicago.
Chicago. July 20.— At Washington Park
to-day Ormie clipped a quarter of a second
off the record for a mile and 20 yards, mak
ing it in 1 :42%. Eater Yale ''.4 covered the
distance in 1:41%. The events resulted as
follows:
One mile, Lizzie McDuff won. Red Root
stcond, Sir Charles third. Tune, l i:. ! 4 -
One mile and 70 yards. Sicily won. Tor
ment second, Harry Smith third. Time, 1:49.
Half mile, (}. W. Johnson wen, Quiver
second, Maid Marian third. Time, :48^4.
One mile and 20 yards, Ormie won. Notus
second, Ed Leonard third. Time, 1:42%.
Six fin longs, Alary won, Silverado -sec
ond. Lucinda third. Tim**, 1:14%.
One mile and SO yards Yale '91 won,
Highland second, Ernest Race third. Time.
1:41%.
At I'lt'.l.iiic
PiTTSBUitG, July Ml— To-day was the
opening day of the grand circuit trots at
Ilomewood Park. The results were:
2:29 trotting race, Raven won. Hose Fil
kins second. Dirigo third. Best time. 2:23%.
2:35 pacing rare, Joe Jetls won, Atlantic
King second, Hal Braden third. Best time,
2:18%.
2:iu trotting. Dandy won, Illinois Egbert
secoud, Sadie M third. Best lime, 2:10%.
At Detroit.
Detroit, July 20.— Tho races to-day re
sulted as follows:
2:30 trot, Mnta Wilkes won, Maggie Mon
roe second, Lizzie Gibson third, others
drawn or distanced. Best time, 2:21.
Free-for-all pace, Mascott won, Grant's
Abdullah second, the others distanced.
Best time, 2:12%.
2:17 troi, Honest George won the first and
trird heats, Basal Wilkes took the second.
Best time, 2:1(J%. The race went over untii
to-morrow.
THE WHEELMEN'S CONGRESS.
Races Between Rival Publishers— The Session
Ended.
Washington, July 20.— As a result of
personalities in bicycle papers Messrs.
Lewis J. lierger of Chicago and James
Cartwrlght of Boston, publishers of bicycle
papers, engngc-d in a road race to-day for a
distance of 12 miles. Berger won by about
75 yards in 1 hour and 35 minutes, Includ
ing a rest of 30 minutes. The times made
In the otlier races to-day was nothing extra
ordinary. This evening a big "smoker"
was held at Casino Park. Prizes were dis
tributed and the meeting closed with a
night of jollity.
Three Tramps Killed.
Omaha, Nebr., July 20.— A special from
Usui until says that a Burlington freight
train was wrecked to-day at the east end of
the Missouri Biter bridge. Three tramps,
who were stealing a ride, were killed.
SAN FRANCISCO, THURSDAY MOBNING, JULY 23, 1892— BIGHT PAGES.
GOV. PATTISON'S RESPONSE.
Will Retain the Troops All Summer at
Homestead
ID EXHAUST THE STATE TREASURY.
Tlif Arrested WtrLraen Released on Bail-Enthusi
astir Reception by the Entire Topnlati n
of Ilenu stead on Their Retnrn.
Special to The Morn Cali.
Homestead, July 20.— Governor Pattisoa
gave his ultimatum to the committee of
citizens who called upon him to-night and
requested the removal of the troops. The
Governor listened attentively to what the
committee had to say, and then replied that
bo would keep the guards here and stay
here himself all summer, il necessary, to
vindicate law and order, and, if necessary,
he would spend every dollar in the treasury
and then mortgage the Mate.
Admittance to the Carnegie mill was ex
tended this afternoon to a representative of
the Associated Press, and la walking
throuch the mills twice lis found by actual
count 65 men inside of the works, exclusive
of naif orated men. Fires were burning in
part of open health department 1 and in
the armor-plate null, but la neither was
there more than half a dozen men. Two
locomotives were in operation in the yards,
aud in one place, what seemed to be six
red-hot, newly made or newly heated,
armor plates were seen. This was the sum
total of anything bearing resemblance to
uew product that could bo observed.
Steam was up in nearly nil the stationary
engines throughout the establishment, but
for what purpose was not apparent.
Fifty non-union men started for the Car
negie Union Mills from Pittsburg this
ii. ruing. They were at once surrounded
by strikers, and the situation looked serious
for a time, but tbe non-union men were
finally persuaded not to enter the mills.
THE KKII-O! T MEN*.
Ileleasa on It-nil or II tire ***•***, « Mcl.uckie
and Ills Kiitluisl-.il >«• K*c«i>t ion.
PiTTsiirKG. July 20.— The preliminary
hearing in the case of Burgess McLuckie of
Homestead, under arrest for participation
in the late mill riot, was held tl is morning
and the prisoner released on SlO.ooo bail.
Judge HagM held that McLuckie's offense
was not murder in the first degree, there
fore bailable. Counsel for the defense
sought to have the bail for ttiose lot whom
warrants are out fixed, saving they would
then surrender themselves. The Judge
declined to fix the bail, saying sense of the
men wanted might be guilty ot murder ln
the first ii* gree.
Homestead, July 20.— A triumphal re
ception was accorded Purges* McLuckie,
when after his release from imprisonment
in the Pittsburg jail he arrived this after
noon at Homestead. The Borough Council
was assembled and the advisory committee
of the Amalgamated Association convened.
Carriages were secured and a brass band
v.-* preceded by a big American flag. The
advisory board beaded a procession of all
the locked-out men, which marched through
the streets of Homestead.
Hug;* O'Donnell arrived from New York
to-night He will surrender himself at
Pittsburg to-morrow.
RAILROAD MATTERS.
The Santa IV Secures i Share of Overland
Immigrant Traffic.
Chicago. July Some time ago the
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad
informed the roads in the Western Traffic
Association that on June 15 it would reduce
second-class passenger rates from the Mis
souri liver to California points to Sl4 7".
The reason why the Santa F* proposed to
make that rate was that although the regu
lar rate was 533, the road* were paying a
commission to ticket and steamship agents
of S2O 30. leaving the road a net rate of only
$14 To. It is claimed the commission paid
to outside agents should bo given directly
to the public. The rate, however, has not
been reduced, and a statement is published
here to the effect that the Santa Fe i* merely
playing a game of bluff to secure coi.ces
sions, and that the New York Steamship
agents have offered to send a fair share of
immigrant traffic over that line.
Huston. July 20.— A gentleman thor
oughly familiar with Atchison affairs says
the outlook for the Atchison was never
brighter than at present, The company is
handling an enormous amount of last year's
grain, besides an unusually large quantity
of general merchandise. The equipment is
crowded to the utmost, and the indications
are that this will be continued a long time.
The June statement of earnings is likely to
make the best showing for the past fiscal
year. The gross income will record a band
some ga:n, besides which there will be con
siderable saving iv expenses. The July
figures will, unless all signs fall, make a
still better showing.
St. Paul, July 20.— Tho United Btatos
Court of Appeals has affirmed the decree ol
the lower court in the case of the Kock
Island and Milwaukee and St. Paul roads
for tbe use of the Union Pacific bridge at
Omaha under contnet.
LAIIOK TROUBLES.
A Large Number of Men Idle Through the
Housesmiths' Strike.
New FOBS, July 20.— as a result oi the
strike of public cartmen, drivers, brick
handlers and boatmen against the material
bosses, BOW men are forced Into idleness.
Unless a settlement is reached fully as many
more men, principally artisans, will bo com
pelled, for lack of material, to quit work.
The strike grows out of the bousessaltbs'
troubles with the Cornells and Jackson
Architectural Iron Works Company.
The public cartmen's and driver-.' unions,
in sympathy with the housosmiths, refused
to deliver material to the boycotted jobs,
and walking delegates here promised assist
ance to the strikers. : ■-y ■<_.■■■
On lhe otlier hand, the Iron League, com
posed of nil the principal iron manufacturers
of New fork. Brooklyn and Jersey City,
will aid the material bosses. President
laekcrs of the walking delegates says that
unless the league repudiates the position
taken by the Cornells and Jackson Com
pany every building in New York upon
which any member has a contract will be
tied up.
Wheeling, W. Va., July 20.— At Ope
kiska, near Fun mount, the Acme Coal
Company discharged eight men last week.
The union thereupon ordered a strike and
all but 12 non-union men weut out. Since
then the company has tried to Induce the
men to return in vain, and now the work
men are intimidating the non-union men
and trouble is threatening. A Sheriff's
posse has been summoned to the scene.
NEW TREATMENT OP ORE.
A Process That Is Baid to Be Eminently
Successful.
Amiuquehqukv M. Mex., July 20.— There
are large bodies of ores in Sandia and they
would be valuable were it not for their re
fractory character. Miners aud mine-own
ers in this vicinity are generally of the
Opinion that the problem of reduction has
been solved at last by the process which
treats such ores in some way by electricity.
The process is similar to thai for refining
sugar. It is the invention of a New York
mau, and so many successful tests have
beeu made with it that mining men are con
fident it will do the work, So confident are
they that they have put up $30,000 for the
purpose of having a small working plant
put In at this place. The ore is not melted,
but Is pulverized, roasted and then put Into
an electric bath for several hours, when the
metal becomes free and is saved by water
and quicksilver.
SHOT BY A CATTLE THIEF.
A Wyoming Officer Killed While Arresting
an Outlaw.
Cheyenne, Wy.. July 20.— Three officers
of Fremont County went into Jackson's
Hole and found 80 stolen cattle in a corral,
with the brands freshly changed. Two
men were in charge of the place. They
readily surrendered. Ono of the thieves
wag allowed to go into a room to eet some
clothing. He reappeared in an instant with
a six-shooter and cent a bullet into the
heart of one of the officers. This discon
certed the latter's companions and in the
melee both outlaws escaped. The cattle
belonged to the Booth and Carver Bear
River ranch and there was a reward of
$12000 for the recovery of the property and
the apprehension of the thieves.
THE PEOPLE PARTY.
General Weaver Speaks in Indiana- Con-
vent ions in Florida and Georgia.
Vincennes. I -d., July 20.— People's
party had a jubilee at the fair grounds
here to-day. General Weaver, the Presiden
tial candidate, being the orator of the day.
lie spoke for two hours on questions' of
finance, laud sad transportation. Letters
were read from Vice-Presidential C mdl fate
Field and A. M. Barnett, candidate for
Governor in Illinois. Telegrams were lead
from the silver leagues of Colorado and
Nebraska, promising the electoral votas of
those States to Weaver and Fie id.
Weaver, in his speech, said, among other
things, that "the blood of the martyrs at
Homestead cries out for vengeance at'the
polls." A resolution was adopted express
ing detestation of Caraegto'a policy, de
nouncing Pinkertouism and extending heart
felt sympathy, to organized labor at Home
stead. When a collection was called for
the use of the organization silver dollars
were rained into a bnsbel basket until it
was half lull. The executive committee
had a secret meeting this evening ani it
was there announced that the camp ilgn is
formally opened and will be pushed with
vigor.
Jacksonville. Fix, July 20.— The State
convention of the People's party met at
noon, .'._; out of 45 counties being repre
sented. A temporary organization was
effected and the committee on credentials
appointed. Probably a full State and Con
gressional ticket will be named and may be
Indorsed by the Republicans.
Atlanta. Ga., July 20.— People's
party State convention met this morning.
The session was devoted to routine.
Three hundred sturdy Georgian*', most of
them farmers, gathered In the hall ot ,the
House of Kepresentatives to-day. This was
the first convention of white men since I the
war with the avowed purpose of breaking
up the Democratic party and these - 1 re
men In earnest. A number of spirit 1
dres-es were made and a platform ad"pted
reaffirming the principles adopted at Omaha;
condemning tho convict lease system . de
maiidituz rigid economy in public matters,
and insi>tlng upon every possible reduction'
nf taxation. A ticket wns nominated lie ned
by W. 1.. Peck of Rockdale for Governor.
He is president and business manager of the
Alliance cf Georgia.
MICHIGAN It ■r I It ucAm \
Sleeting of the State <• -potion— A Plea
for trnmrn'i Kepublican Clnbt. .•
Saclvaw, Mich., July 20.— The -publi
can State Convention met this afternoon.
Ex-Congressman Rrewer was temporary
chairman. Mrs. J. Ellen Foster of lowa
spoke on the organization ol women's Re
publican clubs.
Mrs. Poster made a strong plea for the
organization of women Into Republican
clubs, and declared that the time has come
when legislation sffectlaa women was push
lug them forward so that It was aecesftary
that they should take an active part in the
government of affairs. She wanted women iv
politics ta study.'and know (the principles nut
of which protection sprlugs. When Mrs.
Foster concluded three cheers and a tiger
were given for her, and a motion was carried
that the convention indorse her suggestions.
After the appointment of committees a
recess wa6 taken.
At the evening session the committee* not
being ready to report the convention ad
journed until to-morrow.
MISSOURI DEMOCRATS.
The State Ticket Klnnllr « luj.Kted
After » I. oni; Sridnn.
JefferSOn City, Mo., July 20.— The
Democratic State convention adjourned at
3:15 o'clock ibis morning, after the thir
teenth billot without a choice, uutil 10
o'clock this morning.
When the convention reassembled to-day,
W. .1. Stupe was nominated fur Governor
on the nineteenth ballot.
In the afternoon, John l: O* Meant of St.
Louis was Dominated for Lieutenant-
Governor, 1!. A Lcsueur for Secretary of
State, J. M. Seibert lor Auditor. Lon V.
Stephens for Treasurer, and K. F. Walker
for Attorney-General.
Mouth U-ikoti ltrpuhllcitDa.
Madison, S. D., July 20. -The State Re
publican convention, after effecting tempo
rary organization this afternoon, tcok-a re
cess until to-morrow.
St. Louis, July 20.— Ex-State Treasurer
lands, convinced that further effort to
arrest the judgment of the Supreme Court
would be fruitless, decided to "go to the pen
itentiary and servo his sentence of two
years.
No Fusion In Florida.
Jacksonville, Fia., July 20.— The State
convention of the Per p party met here
to-day. There wire rumors if a compro
mise with the Republicans, but up to a lato
hour to-night nothing of the nature had
developed, although a platform has beeu
adopted and a ticket nominated, headed by
Alonzo Paskine for Governor.
The It .■lontnii'. Unify.
Dostox, July 20. -The Republicans had
a big ratification meeting to-night, at which
many enthusiastic speeches were made.
Among; the speaker* wero ex - Governor
Rrackett. President Burke of the National
Republican League. Congressman Greeu
halge and Henry Cabot Lodge.
The Democratic Committee.
New Yokk. July 20.— The meeting of the
National Democratic Committee this even
ing was very brief. Only a few members
were present, and It was decided that no
formal meeting be held until to-morrow.
Mr Co mi a for Secretary.
Washington, July 20.— Ex-Congressman
L. K. Mediums of Maryland has been ap
pointed secretary of the National Repub
lican Committee.
CHOPS IN THK NORTHWEST.
Minnesota and Manitoba Anticipate Large
Yields— Damages in Dakota.
St. Paul, July 20.— There is a big wheat
crop in prospect in the Northwest and great
scarcity of help. The railroads are making
low rates tor harvest hands.
Dispatches from Soiuh Dakota points tell
of a severe storm last night, doing much
damage to crops. At Gettysburg neatly
every house was blown down or damaged.
Two were killed.
Ottawa, Ontario. July 20— Telegraphic
reports from all pans of Manitoba state the
crops are In magnificent condition.
Death of an Admiral's Son.
Yankton, S. IX, July 20.— Charles E.
Dacres, son of Sir Sydney Dacres, late
admiral of the English navy, died here last
night from Injuries received in a wrestling
bout lust Sunday. For 20 years past he has
led a nomadic life, nnd declined to return
to England. Four years ago he came here
and purchased a small Democratic news
paper, which proved a poor investment
Last May he sold out, and since then has
been keeping a pleasure resort.
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The Newsboys Will Object.
Chicago, July 20.— A company has been
Incorporated on the slot-machine principle
for doing away with newsboys on the
streetcars, trains, etc., by distributing
papers automatically. The machines will
deliver any paper wanted on the dropping
of the price in the slot, and will make the
change.
Called to a College Chair.
Chicago. July 20. — The executive com
mittee of the Northwestern University
Trustees to-night elected Professor Henry
Crew of the Lick Observatory to the chair
of physics In the College oi Liberal Arts,
made vacant by the rcelguatiou of Professor
Cook.
Suicide of a Naval Officer.
New York, July 20.— Samuel H. May, a
lieutenant in the United States navy,
fatally shot himself this afternoon at his
rooms In the United Service Club and died
soon after. -Saas
c
The Start Was Favorable
Atlantic CUT, July 20.— Captain An
drew', started on his perilous voyage across
the Atlantic Ocean in a IC-loot snilbo.it, at
5:30 tbls afternoon, under favorable cir
cumstances.
AT WORK IN ALL THE MINES.
Trouble in lhe (tour d'Alenes Is Prac
tically at an End.
DAJGER TO THE mBND MIXERS.
Somdliiiig Must Br Done With Tium at Once Lest
Disease Break Out in the Prison Tens.
• Exaggerated Stories Sent Out.
Special to TnE Mobnino Call.
Wallace. Idaho, July 20.— Work has
bean resumed at .ill tho mines in the Ccetir
d'Alenes. Wages have been iixfd at S3 50
per day for skilled miners and S3 per day
for shovclcrs, with the right to board and
lodge where they please. The presence of
the troops is a guarantee that the men can
work for whom they please without becom
ing members of any organization.
The actions of the Homestead miners,
whose deeds were Commented upon here In
violent anarchistic language by such men as
Seven, Dallas, Poynton and O'Brien, stirred
up the evil passions of the ignorant miners,
whom they ruled with a rod of iron, and
the great trouble here was the result.
On the 13th of July the strike assumed
its most dangerous phase, and the mine
owners were Virtually held prisoners.
Three hundred scabs were in the hands of
m— .i capabe of shooting them to de ith at
the command of their leaders. Colonel
Carliu's delay at Cataldo until theso scabs
could be scut out of the country, it is gen
erally believed, saved many lives as well as
much valuable property. Every threat
mado by tie strikers on that day would
assuredly have heen carried out had the
troops advanced. Tho miners considered
their fi^ht won when the scabs left, never
dreaming that they would return within
two days, and before they could recover
from the surprise occasioned by this quick
return to the old conditions Deputy Mar
shals weie pointing them out to soldier*?,
who arrested '.hem.
Since the IS inst. there has been no
danger whatever, ann the sensational re
ports sent out from here were in most cases
gross exaggerations.
Kreeu, I) lias and Poynton, who were
trusted leaders under O'Brien, have escaped
to Montana, but requisition papers will ho
forwarded to Governor Toole and their ar
rest wiii probably follow. All the other
prominent leaders are in custody. The in
dications now point to a general exodus to
Montana of such union miners as have not
yet been arrested.
Although the miners' union in the C(pur
d'Alenrs is completely broken up and the
mine-owners tree of its halter. it will re
quire the presence of the Federal troops for
fix months or more to insure iho workmen
here immunity from attack. One hundred
and eleven nun have been arrests at
Wardner and there are 190 confined at Wal
lace.
Marshal Pinkham has been looking over
the prisouers and is busy getting out Indict
ments against the principal ones. They
will all be taken to BoiM in a few days to
answer charges of contempt of court, and
wile then be returned here to stand trial on
several Indictments. Something will have
to be done with ihem soon, as the prison
pens are terribly crowded and sickness will
surely result from the unsanitary conditions
existlug at present.
The provisions shipped in hero forthe
Miners' Union are Md ever to a commit
too of women xppointed by the miners'
wives, and by then; are distributed to the
needy.
. A HM.IMI. 1 lUb.
What Wat Dona IS Hi die Dead In Fourih
of July C oi yon.
Spokane, July 20.— A Review special
from Cataldo says that Lieutenant Smith
came In to-day from Fourih of July Can
yon, where lie had been sent to search for
traces of the murders supposed to have
beeu committed there. la one of the
gulches he found a larct area that
had just been binned, and over and in
this area whnt had the appear
ance of a funeral pyre, and closer
Inspection disclosed indications ol human
sacrifices. The ashes resembled bone ash,
and some that were in form of human MS
crumbled in-. beinz touched The ashes
were brought here for scientific examina
tion.
Quiet hangs over the i ii".ir d'Alenes. The
prisoners express their appreciation of the
kind treatment of the military. Past ulght
the ladies sympathizing with them served
a tempting repast, and resolutions of re
spect and gratitude were drawn up aud
unanimously adopted.
P.KGKD WITH CO.NSriKACT.
A Mmm Method of Proceeding Against the
Striking Miners.
Boise City, Idaho, July 20.— United
Slates Marshal Pink ham left for Cu'lir
d'Alene to-day with w arran ts for the arrest
of 80 of the rioters, charging them with
contempt of the Federal court in having
violated the Injunction restraining them
from interfering with the operations of the
■iat.
The policy of the Federal officials has,
however, been changed, and a uew proced
ure will be luaugurated. The contempt
proceedings are in the United States Circuit
Court. Judge Realty has no authority to call
a special term of that court and the cases
would have to be delayed until a term
could he authorized by Jus, Field. The
men after having been brought to Boise
would have to be taken to Moscow for hear
ing, making a tedious and expensive pro
ceeding. For this reason -It has been de
rided to proceed againat the offenders in the
District Court, charging them with the crime
of conspiracy in having conspired to inter
fere with the admiuisttation of justice.
Judge Beatty can call a special term of
this c- urt whou and where he will, and he
Will be asked to call such a term at Cocur
d'Alenc City. District Attorney Wood will
leave for the north to-morrow in further
ance of this plan. The leaders will also be
proceeded against in the Male courts for
murder as soon as the machinery of justice
in Shoshone Couniy shall have been re
stored to working order.
Reliable Information is received here to
day that ihe Insurrectionists have sworn
to kill 30 of the leading mine-owners of
Coeur d'Alone.
CONGRESS.
THE SENATE.
An Animated „-,,,,, on the Ami-
Option Bill.
Washington, July 20.— The first two
hours of the session of the Senate to-day
were occupied in the discussion of the bill
to permit the Puyallup Indians in Washing
lon to alienate a portion of their lauds in
the neighborhood of Tacoma.
The matter was still under discussion
when, at '2 o'clock, tho anti-option bill
came up as unfinished business. Vest as
sailed it as a n undue stretch of the constitu
tion and an attempt ou the part of Congress
to exercise police powers within the States
and a delusion to the farmers.
Washburn defended the hill and other
Senators took put in the discussion. The
bill was still unfinished when the Senate
adjourned.
Tilt: 11 husk.
Bill Giving an American Register to the
China Defeated.
The session of the House to-day was
rather brief and uninteresting. A number of
bills were passed, including one increasing
the pay of the life-saving service men.
The bill gi anting an Amei ican register to
the steamship China was defeated.
The Commerce Committee was authorized
to make an investigation into trusts and
combines, aud tho House adjourned.
NATIONAL. AFFAIRS.
ltcfuaal to Give I |. th* Seized Sealing
earner ♦.1 <j 1 1 1 *. m.
Washington, July 20.— The State De
partment has replied to the British Charge
d'Affalrcs that the request for the release
under bond of the British steamer Coquit
lam, recently seized in Bering Sea, cannot
be complied with, as the vessel is now in
custody of the United States court at Sitka.
The opinion here is thai the court will uu
doubtedly restore tho vessel to her owners
on the giving of a proper bond.
Blount of Georgia to-day reported the
Housh bill introduced by Curtis authorizing
the President to close St. Mary's canal
acaiust Canadian vessels or levy' a tax if
the Canadian discrimination on grain tolls
is kept, up.
The Senate Interstate Commerce Com
mittee has agreed on a bill requiring the
use of automatic couplers and power brakes
on Interstate traffic.
The House Judiciary Committee has sum
moned Robert and William Pinkerton to
appear Friday morning for questioning in
regard to their police and detective system.
A NEW BRIGADIER.
Colonel E. A. Carr of the Sixth Cavalry
Promoted.
WABHnroToir, July 20.— Colonel E. A.
Carr of tha Sixth Cavalry, has been ap
pointed brigadier-general, vice General
Stanley, retired.
General Eugene Asa Carr was born In
Erie county. New York, in 1830.
In 1850 ho was graduated from
West Point. In 1863 he accompanied
an expedition to the Rocky Mountains.
Two years later he was severely
wounded in a skirmish with the Mescalero
Indians. For his gallantry on that
occasion he was promoted to tho rank
of first lieutenant In June, 1858, ho
was mado a captain. In 1861 he
ii'ii> in! /'. I. Ctirr.
won the brevet of lieutenant-colonel for
gallantry at the battle of Wilson's Creek,
and in September of the same year
ho was missioned colonel of the
Third Him- is Volunteer Cavalry.
He distinguished himself In
many wars during the war, being
engaged In several of the princi
pal battles, noticeably the assault and
capture of Vicksburg, his division being
the first to effect a lodgment in the enemy's
works. For the*e services he was
brevetted a major-general. 11-- commanded
In a number ol campaigns against
the Indian* after the war always wiih
success. In 1573 he was promoted
to Lieutenant - Colonel and Colonel
in 1879, in wliich and the fallowing years ho
directed the operations againat the hostile
Apaches in Arizona and New Mexico.
General Carr is a member of the order of
the Loyal Leeims. He has up to date held 28
command! larger than those of his rank
at the time; he lived nearly Dins
years without a roof, been in 37 fights,
15 of which were Indian, snd 13 happening
since the War of tie Rebellion. He has
been hit four times, and so closely escaped
on four other occasions that his saber auu
horse were struck instead.
ROVERS AND HARBORS.
Report of llie Board of Engineers on the
Work on This Coast.
Washington*, July '-'"--The reports of
the engineers of the War Department giv
ing an account of the progress made in the
improvement of the rivers and harbors dur
ing the last year, and submitting estimates
of the appropriations required for the next
fiscal year, were made public to-day. The
following parts of the report are of iuterest
to California:
Oakland harbor— lt is expected to apply
the next appropriation to the further ex
cavating of the tidal canal and the protec
tion of Its banks, to the completion of the
south jetty aud to the dredging of
the channels both in the lower and
upper parts of the harbor. The money
statement of the amount available for
the hscal year ending June 30, 1898; is
118,742 93, The estimate of the amount re
quired lor the completion of the existing
project is $991,0001 The ann tint that can be
profitably expended in tip fiscal year, end
ine June 30. 1804, is $300,000.
Snn Luis Obispo harbor— lt is in the
interest of economy that a large appropria
tion be made. The amount ask^d for is
§130,000. Ihe balance on hand is 5994.
Wilmington harbor— Any funds made
avail. lor the • oming fiscal year will he
expended in extending the last jetty beyond
Dead Alans Island and keeping In repair
the works already constructed. Fifty-one
thousand dollars is asked for the next fiscal
year.
Napa Kiver— Funds will be needed in the
future to maintain a navigable stage of
water, as har formations will occur. The
balance on hand and available is $4143.
Redwood Creek— Tbere is uo expectation
that the improvements will be of a perma
nent character. The channel will gradu
ally fill up. No appropriation is asked for
the next fiscal year. The balance available
is 52449.
Sun Diego harbor— The recommendations
made last year are repeated. The sum of
$20,000 is asked for the next fiscal year.
The balance on head is $50,759.
San Joaqaia River— Any future* appro
priations oj money will he spent next year
as follows unless Congress snail otherwise
direct: Dredgtag to maintain a channel 9
leet in depth to Stockton, 125,000; repair ng
the dam at Paradise cut, $2000; cutoff at
21-mlle slouch, $67,000; doable cutoff be
low the mouth of Stockton slough, $20,000
Increasing tho cutoff at the bead ol the
reach, in depth or width or both, $37,750;
survey of the upper river to K.rebaughs
Perry, $5000; snagging the wing dams,
$10,000; total, $164,750 The above amount
could be advantageously expended iv oue
fiscal year.
Moke I in ue River— s9loo is asked for
next year.
Sacramento and Feather rivers — The
recommendations ot ths special hoard of
engineers are repeated and $420,000 .is
asked for the improvements recommended
in detail in their report.
Thirty thousand dollars is asked for
Petaluma Creek and $70,000 Is asked for the
improvement of Humboldt Bay. There is a
balance available of $28, 112 with the funds
now on hand, and with any further appro
priations it is proposed to continue the con
struction of jetties, extending them to an
eighteen-leet curve, a distance of 7800 and
$190 feet south and uorth respectively.
ARIZONA BONDS.
Capitalists look Upon Them as a First-Class
Investment.
PiKKNix, Ariz., July 20.— Governor Mur
phy, who was recalled by a telegram from
the Territorial Senetaiv yesterday, while
on the road East with a view of disposing of
the Territory bonds, reached Phoenix this
morning. There have been many oilers for
the bouds at figures near par, but none of
these have been accepted. The bond* will
be ready for signature in 10 days. Farsou,
Leach & Co. lost the contract at 97, al
though they had up a deposit of £75,000.
The I.i an Commission is active and will
make good disposition of the bonds. The
demand for tin-in is strong as the payment
is guaranteed by the General Government.
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Acute Congestion of the Lunes.
Sax Bafakl, July 20.— Coroner Eden
held an inquest this morning upon the re
mains of Martin Thyekson, who was found
dead in bed here yesterday. The jury re
turned a verdict that the cause of death was
acute conge -iii of the lungs.
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Ivy Carson Acquitted.
Stockton, July 'JO.— jury in the Ivy
Carson murder case returned a verdict of
not guilty seven minutes after the case was
submitted this mottling. She was arrested
for shooting her lover. Frank Hosier, in
May last, and made a p'.ea of self-defense.
HIS HEALTH IS FAILING.
Mr. Gladstone's Friends Becoming De
cidedly Uneasy.
HOW THE TORIES WILL WORRY HE
The Struggle in Midlothian Told Upon Him, and
Bis Anxiety Has Increased Since the Result
of the Elections Was Announced.
Special to The Morning Cali*
New York. July 20.— Here is what a
member of Parliament, closely associated
with Gladstone, said to-day to the World's
correspondent: "Gladstone's health is caus
ing uneasiness to his friends. His exertion
In the Midlothian campaign has told severely
on him, and the result of the elections leav
ing him with so small a majority opens a
vista to trouble, which has worried
him intensely. He bas nothing organi
cally wrong, but he has began to
show the effects of his extreme
age In a feebleness entirely new to him.
When staying at Dalmauy with Lord
Rosenberg during the election he repeat
edly fell sound asleep during dinner on
two accasions after the first course and was
removed to his bedroom in his elixir asleep
and put to bed. This tendency to drowsi
ness has been noticed lately in the House
of Commons, but it has latterly increased
rapidly. The nervous tension he has under
gone has also aggravated ereatly the ner
vousness natural to a man of his advanced
age. It was to brace his nerves that he wis
hurried to the Highlands alter the election.
What, between the bad wen ther and the
lack of recuperative power, the benefit to be
derived from a change has been so partial
that his stay there baa beeu prolonged a
week. His absence is giving scope for
intrigues in the party which are certain to
be 11 fresh source of difficulty later on. The
fear of Gladstone's family la that the labor
and annoyance inseparable from carrying
on the Government with a small and uiixed
majority must tell with disastrous effect
upon him b.f' re many months. The Tories
know this »nd their plan is to worry him,
have late sittings and oppose legislation in
every possible way."
CLOSING THE RANKS.
Parnellites Auxloui to Make Term* With
1 li*p 1 r Foet.
New York, July 20.— The Times' Lon
don special says: Irish members over to
night from Ireland report the Par
neliite voters as being entirely surprised
and crestfallen and the majority of their
leaders anxious to make terms. The pres
ent disposition is to make no terms at all
with Timothy Harrington or the two Ked
mooJSc. but these are details. The real
point is that in Ireland they feel that the
elections have settled Parnellism as a fac
tion and that some way is now certain to be
found to close the ranks. Interesting con
firmation of this ta found in to-night's news
that the Independent, the organ of the
Parnellites in Dublin, will cease Its daily
issue next week and merge its weekly edi
tion with that of United Ireland.
IUEU.ND'S tone
There Is a Vast Majority in Favor of
H .im*. Kule.
Ix>ndox, July According to the Daily
News the total vote of Ireland stands: For
home rule 313,3^9, against 78, fi •.
Dublin; July 20.— Tho Independent
(ParneUite) says nine of the elected sup
porters of Parnell' principles will besimply
independent, owing nllegionce to no Eng
li.-.* party. Justin McCarthy will again he
chairman of the antl-Piirnellltes, with a
council of eight to support him.
London*, July 20.— The exchange tele
graph Hays Andrew Carnegie has contrib
uted £1000 tiiward the election expenses of
J. Kerr ii.irdie. elected on the labor ticket
in bouth Westham.
It is stated that if Gladstone becomes
Premier, Earl of Aberdeen will probably
succeed Lord Mauley as Governor-General
of Canada.
London, July 20.— There was consider
able riotiut: in New Tipperary, Ireland, last
night, due to a collision between mobs of
Redinouiies and McCarthyites. The col
lision was lowed by a series of desperat*
lights, many persons being Injured on both
sides. Several houses were wrecked.
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ENGLAND IS ANXIOUS.
There Has bsen No Word From the Embas-
sador'to Morocco.
London, July 20.— The Foreign Office Is
anxious over the entire absence of any com
munication from Sir Charles Smith, British
Minister to Morocco, who recently visited
F«z to confer with the Saltan. The Foreign
Ofiice has had no communication from him
since the announcement that negotiations
were ruptured. Among those who accom
panied Sir Charles on the trip to Fez were
hi-* wife and daughter and Miss Kerrisson,
a friend of Miss Smith.
Storms in Great Britain.
London, July 20.— High winds and heavy
raius are general in Great Britain. A num
ber of minor shipping casualties are re
ported. The shin Maxwell, which Milled
yesterday from Liverpool for San Francisco,
was totally wrecked off the mouth of the
Mersey. The crew of 29 were rescued by
lifeboats with the greatest difficulty. The
schooner Argo foundered off the Isle of
Man and the crew of four were drowned.
The Eruption of Mount Etna.
Rome, July 20.— The (error of the people
in the vicinity of Mount Etna is increasing.
Renewed violence of the eruptions and pro
longed subterranean rum tilings are becom
ing more frequent. The poorer inhabitants
of N.colosi, who have been driven from
field work by the advance of the lava, are be
ing supplied with tree bread and soup. The
bouses in Catania are severely shaken at
night aud many windows have been shat
tered.
A Mail Steamer Burned.
Rio Janeiro, July 20.— The Italian
steamer Ciita di Roma, sailing In the
United States and Brazilian .Mail steam
ship Company's service, which arrived here
July 10 from new York, caught fire shortly
aftar she left this port ani was run ashore
near here. The Citta di Rama is a vessel of
1303 tons.
As Military Instructor.
Carson, July 28.*— Lieutenant John M.
Neall of the State University has been
ordered to the Nevada National Encamp
ment to be held in Carson in August by the
Secretary of War. Be will act as an in
structor in military tactics and will remain
on the field six days.
Killed by a Landslide.
Dublin, July 20.— At the Benduff slate
quarry In County Cork a portion of an over
hanging bank of earth collapsed to-day and
10 men were buried beneath the debris.
Nine of the victims were dead when the
bodies were recovered.
Paris At the World's Fair.
Paris, July 20.— The Muulclpal Council
of Paris has approved ot the proposed vote
of 200, 000 francs for the expenses of a
Paris representation at the Chicago World's
Fair.
The Ameer's Troops Ambushed.
Simla, July 20.— 1t is reported that the
tribemen, who are fighting for independ
ence against the Ameer of Afghanistan,
ambushed the Ameer's troops and killed
many hundreds of them.
A Title for Eugene Kelly.
Rome, July 20.— Pope has nominated
Eugene Kelly, the New York banker, to be
a "Chevalier de capelel d'epee."
THE ALICE MITCHELL CASE.
Testimony Introduced Shewing tho Drift of
the Girl's Correspondence.
Memphis Term., July 20.— Testimony
introduced in the Alice Mitchell case to-day
pertained principally to her correspondence
with Freda Ward and several personally
unknown gentlemen, with whom she had
established acquaintance by means of ad
vertisements. Among other documents
introduced was the last letter ever written
by Freda, in which she expresses re
gret at being forbidden to speak to
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Alice, and expresses her undying love.
A number of letters written by Alice to her
male correspondents were read, Including
one to Tom Uieger of Pittsburg, in which
She pretended to be an actress and said it is
told of actresses that they can't really love,
bhe assures Tom, however, that "this little
actress can," and tells him how a man 30
years old made love to her. la
August of last year Alice wrote to
.breda accusing the latter of loving
Ashley Rosell, nnd saving she will kill him
before Freda shall have him. Miss Lily
Johnson, who was with Alice when the mur
der was committed, and who was jointly in
dicted, said she knew of Alice's wanting to
marry Freda, but thought she had been per
suaded out of the idea. At the time of the
murder she did not know Alice was armed
and thought she was only going to tell
Freda good-by and kiss her.
THE RUSSIAN PLAGUE.
An Infuriated M Murders the Doctors and
Sacks the Hospitals.
Berlin, July 20.— The Szart L ; stok pub
lishes details of the Saratof riots. It states
the populace, infuriated by hearing that re
ports of cholera were Invented by the doc
tors, waited for a pretext for a riot. A
young man, mistaken for a doctor, was at
tack, A friend tried to protect him and
both were stoned to death and their bodies
horribly mangled. The mob then spread
over the city, wrecking hospitals, the
houses 01 doctors, hotels and apothecary
shops and releasing cholera patients. The
nurses were cruelly beaten and deadly at
tacks made on the hospital attendants "and
surgeons. The imperiled men begged for
mercy on their knees, but the mob was
pitiless. It killed all it could find. When
troops were summoned the mob stoned
them. The troops fired volleys into the
midst of the rioters, killing and wounding
many. Troops were then distributed
throughout the town. The Cathedral is
guarded with cannon.
St. I'KTKKSBUita, July 20.— An order has
been issued requiring every person who
leaves the cholera-infected district to be
provided with a certificate of izood health.
Sanitary inspection is proceeding in the
workshops ami factories in all the populous
centers of the empire.
ii is semi-official I v stated that the plajue
has broken out iv Khorassan, Persia.
it is officially denied that cholera Is in
Moscow.
London, July 20.— A dispatch from Baku
says 80,000 of the 100,000 inhabitants bave
left the town, carrying the Infection of
cholera throughout the empire. The price
of bread has tripled.
Vienna, July 20.— entry into Austria
of Jewish refugees has been proiiihited.
The Government has adopted elaborate
precautious to prevent the introduction of
eho era.
Twenty-one cases of cholera have oc
curred at Vranya in Servia, and five of the
patients have died.
PACIFIC COAST INTERESTS.
land Cases Decided— The Boundaries of
the Mariposa Reservation— Pensions.
Washington; July 20.— Representative
Camlnetti's bill to define the dories of
the Mariposa reservation was to-day re
ported favorably to the House.
The following land case decisions have
been affirmed by the Secretary of the In
terior: Southern Pacific Company vs. Wil
liam L. Smith, Walter F. Wiggins, Robert
Henbrv and others iv the San Frmieisco
district; Michael Brady vs. the Central
Pacific Railroad in the San Francisco dis
trict.
lv the case of the Camp Creek Placer
Mining Company, requiring additional sur
veys to be made, in the Orleans Bar raining
district; Southern Pacific Company vs.
Jonathan Q. Wright and Walter J. Cuta
berson, protest dismissed.
Miss May B. Gardiner has been appointed
Postmistress at Crockett, Contra Costa
County, Cal.
The President has approved the plans
for two brid-zes on the Willamette River, iv
Oregon.
-ions have been granted as follows:
California: Original— William T. Sim
mons, Eugene Ware, Henry Tib bits, Harold
Tucker. John M. Bassoti, T. W. Heoddon.
Navy— Thomas T. Sperry. Invalid— U. G.
Griswold, T. W. Brown.
The nomination of Joseph C. Sainter of
Washington as receiver of public moneys
at Walla Walla was confirmed to-day by the
Senate.
Secietary Elkins to-day approved the
proposition for the construction of two free
bridges across the Willamette River, at
Portland, Or., according to the plans of the
local eugiueers.
DESTROYED BY FIRE.
The Town of Rio Vista Completely Swept Oat
of Existence.
Srisix, July 20.— A fire broke out at Rio
Vista this afternoon, and within an hour it
had swept the town almost completely out
of existence, destroying the telegraph and
telephone ofiices ami completely shutting
off communication with the place. The Sre
started in the brick block on the north side
of the main street and spread so rapidly
that all efforts to stop Its progress were
without avail. Rio Vista Is a town In So
lano County, on the Sacramento River,
anout 71 miles from San Francisco, and is a,
great shipping point for fruit nud vegeta
bles, lt bas about 600 inhabitants.
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An Expensive Drunk.
Sackamento. July Frank Barrett,
whose right name is Thomas Heilsboem.
was to-night arrested at Elk Grove, in this
county, for stealing a horse belonging to
his employer, and forging the hitter's name
to an order en a grocery for $10. The
horse was also recovered. The horse and
boggy he had hired at a stable were found
to-night at another livery-stable, where l.c
had left them. He had been drunk for sev
eral days.
Raising tbe San Pedro
VICTOItIA, B. C, July 20.— Captain White
law will recommence work on the steamer
San Pedro on Sunday or Monday, and ex
pects to have her on the beach before many
days. Four new pumps will arrive from.
Shu Francisco on Thursday, and with the
two already here it is expected ere will
bo no danger in taking the steamer from the
reef to the shore.
Fred by an Incendiary
Boise, Idaho, July 20.— A destructive
lire broke out in Pocatello last night and
destroyed $50^000 worth of property, it or
iginated in the opera-house, and under a
high wind spread very rapidly, consuming
everything iv the block. The fire Is sup
posed to have been Incendiary, the opera
house having been on fire ouce before the
same day.
A. 0. U. W. Grand Lodge.
Portland, July 20.— The Grand Lodge of
Oregon, Ancient Order United Workmen,
convened here to-day. The morning ses
sion was consumed in receiving the reports
of officers. This afternoon the Grand
Lodge laid the cornerstone of the new
temple. Y. : .";y
Sympathy Is "With Saltmarsh.
Ventura. July 20.— The case of J. B.
Salunarsh, charged with assault with in
tent to kill, was given to the jury last night.
The jury disagreed, standing seven for not
guilty and five for simple assault Public
sympathy is with Saltmarsh.
A Demand for Labor.
Santa Maria, July 20.— The fruit can
nery is now running with a full supply ol
the choicest sort of fruit. There is a de.
maud for labor, too, as there are not meu
enough in town to supply the cannery de
maud. ,'j
Asphyxiated by Gas.
New Yoke, July 20.— Michael Variey
and his little daughter were foud asphy
xiated in the bathroom in their h ,v "ie to
day. It Is not known whether theh. jftaths
were the result of Filicide or accident.
In Camp at Ventura.
Ventura. July 20.— lhe G. A. R. ol
Southern California has eona Into camn
here. There are 175. The camp is located
in the plaza and many others are expected
to arrive to-day and to-morrow.
He Dropped Dead.
Eugene, Or., July 20.— F. 15. .Dunn, 'ex.
Mayor aud a prominent merchant aud citi
zen of Eugene, dropped dead suddenly to
day in apparently his usual health of beat!
rupture or failure.

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