VOLUME LXXII— NO. 66.
MARS' GREAT CANALS.
Professor Sdiiaparelli Contends His
Tkory Is Correct!
BE SAYS TBE/ FLASET IS KDABITED.
Snowiieliis Also Plainly Discovered — Hat Is
Soled ly toiMMin Ali Over the
Special to The Mokniko Cali*
Milan, Aus. — Professor ScWaparelli
says tbat he has kuowu of the observations
by till* Lick astronomers, with whoru be
has been lu correspondence, and expresses
groat admiraiion for the American enter
prise which U:is brought tbwir splendid ob
servatory into existence at so great a cost.
The people in Milan Lave always expressed
their confidence in any statement regarding
the science of astronomy which Schiaparelii
might make, and it is a gratification to
tbem to know that the Lick astronomers
have Bonfinued the existence of his famous
duplicated lines on Mars.
Prolessor Scbiapartjlli says: "I saw the
parallel duplication with almost 40 lines in
1882 and their number increased with suc
cessive observation without duplication,
however, being always visible. The identi
cal direction of the lines proved their con
nection with the soil; the varying visibility
of their duplication arose from different
atmospheric conditions at the times ol the
opposition. Tie deuial of the existence of
duplication always seemed absolutely un
reasonable, for the markings were clearly
seen by four astronomers.
"Soiiip persons have attributed to mo the
idea of finding In the duplication of tue lines
of Mars proof that tbe planet was inhabited,
and this they thought was based upon the
supposition that the lines were the work of
reasoning I>*m;,««. I never said anything of
the kind. Natural forces may liave hol
lowed out the*p deep canal?, 60 to ICO kilo
meters long. Why they are double, itisiui
possible to say. and it would be idle in an
nomer to set up an hypothesis for dis
"Nature everjwiere c«u e« phenomena
whicti are at present little understood. I
am convinced of the habiubility of the
planet, but my c nviction upou that point
is based upon man other things than sim
ple terva lions.
"The conditions which prevail in Mars
seem to approximate more clo*«ly t;,-»e of
the Eartb than is the case with «ny other
heavenly body. It would indeed be strange
if a globe like ours In many of its important
features should exist without life eonie
\ii\NA, Ang. 4.— ln an interview had
by a representative of the Associated Press
at the observatory on Turkenschanze with
Assistant Astronomer Hildebrand the latter
ssid: "Carefal observations of the planet
ilars hnve been niade from the night of
Jiiiv 30 to that of August 2. inclusivo, by
Uerr I'alisa, chief assistant astronomer,
and myself. Owine to the proximity of the
p'anet to the 6uuthern horizon, however,
the result of my observations were unsatis
factory. The progress of the planet was
watched for an hour. At a point 52 dee.
above the horizon snow-fields could be seen
distinctly, extending 30deg. from the South
Pole. Immediately unaerueath this white
p*t< 1 iee lar^e dark groups were ob
"Perhaps," jemarked Uerr Hildebrand,
"tic-v are continents liko those of our earth.
The ha/.e which euveloped the iower part
of Mars, however, reLdered accurate ob
servation! impossible. The North Pole and
the equator wore completely obscured."
The rvatioas were taken at 1:30
o'clock In the ranrnlne with the largest
tplcjicone in Central Europe.
London, Auk. 4 —in tue course of an in
terview by an Associated Press representa
tive vn 1 h the a.«tronom-r in charge of the
observatory at Greenwich the latter said
tho planet Mars was tuo unfavorably situ
ated for taking observation* in northern
l*titud<'3. It occupies the position that the
sun does In midwinter. a few meridiar.al
observations have been takf n, but they Lave
resulted in nothing worth reporting.
Paijis, Auz. 4.— The Sf-cretary of the ob
servatory in this city states that the ob-
rvattoa of tne opposition of M«rs will
extend over a long period. Tha report of
the results obtained will ba postponed for
Bebux, Aujr. 4.— No scientific observa
tions of the planet Mars have been made
here owing to the low-ly lag position of the
planet makiug Berlin an unfavorable point
Washington, Aoc 4.— Professor Asaph
Hall of the Naval Observatory to-night ob
served a large whit* ipot near the 9 uthern
po'e of Mars. The cloudy weat!:er inter
fered with the observance of the spo',
tbeugb it did not prevent the professor
fr m examining the other spots on the
planet and its satellite*. Mars will be near
est to the parth on the 6th insi., when it3
Qts'ance will b»* about 36, 000,000 miles.
Hanoveu. X. H. Aug. 4.— The inner
satellite of Mar«, Pneebns, was observed at
Dartmouth College Observatory last n'ght.
The Bismarck Question Is Exciting Much
Discussion in the Newspapers.
Bep.lin, Aug. 4.— The advanced liberal
organ, Freislnnige Zeitung, Herr Eugen
Richter's mouthpiece, which lately de
fended Count Von Caprivi, prints on the
Bi-marck ques'ion: "Just before the
Emperor's return an announcement,
wbirh seemed so unreliable tnat we
took no notice of it, went around
the press to the effect that we miaht
expect to see the Government adopt
a resolute attitude with regard to Prince
B sniHrck's attacks. A semi-official an
nouncement is being circulated in various
Dewspapers in which it is said that no rea
sunable man could think it possible that
legal measures •houid be taken against Bis
It m;-y be added that the Government
will not venture to publish any more docu
ments or allow itself to be dragged into
fresh discussions. So long as Bismarck con
fines himself to the use of the light artillery of
and eriticiMß the Government will
remain passive. The campaign will only
be resumed if Bismarck has recourse to tho
• beavy artillery of misrepresention.
A Niece of Chancellor Goschen and Friend
Loxdox, Auij. 4.— Further details of the
ontrage committed near Chislehurst last
•Tening upon Miss Wood, a niece of Chan
cellor of the Exchequer Goschen, and her
companion show that both Miss Wood
•ad her friend, a young lady named
Pnilbricjc, were dangerously Injured,
the former by Deing shot in the
face with r carbine loaded with
»lug«, and the latter by hUna struck on the
head with a butt of a carbine. Both were
rendered unconscious. «uid for come time
lay in the road where they had fallen.
Mis? Woods was the tirsi to recover con
sciousness, and after a short time spent la
Tain endeavors to revive her companion, she
with great flk-uliy crawled along the
rond to the nearest cottage and gava
the alarm. A party immediately formed
to search for the girls* assailaoL and a man
nainrd Manklow waa arrested. FJe pro
tested innocence, but Mis'* Woods idt-nti
fied him us her assailant. H-r companion,
Jdiss Pbilbrick, is in a critical condition.
CANNOT WIN A KACLL
The Kaiser's Yacht Defeated in the Cowes
Cowes, Auk. 4.— Emperor William this
morning w» nt on board the Meteor and in a
shoit time the race for the Cowes cup was
begun over the new Queen's course. The
yachts taking part in the race vrere the
Aleteor. Iverna and Irene, boon after the
Blurt wat made the Meteor began to over
haul the Iverna, which was the first of the
three to cross the line, and at 1 o'clock in the
nftemoou had pa«Bt j d her. when the race
was finished. Emperor William's yacht
Meteor wiis b.aten aj:ain by the yacht
CANADA'S I'KIMII.I: SICK.
Sir Joan Macdonald's Successor Taken Eerioui-
Ottawa, Ont., Aug. 4.— Premier J. J. C.
Abbott was attacked vvith fuintness and be
cuiue Insensible at his desk". at* the 'Privy
Coim-11 yesterday, lie ulliiil in half au
The Morning Call
hour and wan driven to his chamber.
Thither the Minister of Militia, the only
other Cabinet Minister in town, was hastily
summoned. Every effort was made to Keep
the matter quiet. The Premier is 72 years
old. The doctors say he will «oon rally, but
must refrain from official work for some
Money and Dynamite Needed to Remove
Vienna Aug. 4.— Count Kalnoky, the
Austro-Huugarian Foreign Minister, has
gone to confer with Emperor Francis
Joseph ia regard to the Russian state
papers published in Svodoba of Sofia. The
latest installment contains a secret report
sent by Hitrobo, the Russian Minister at
harest, to the Chief of the Adriatic De
tartment of Russia. 6aylng: "Zankoff. re
quests funds for certain persons who are
ready to take an active part in a coup d'etat
and who have arranged with others to as
sassinate the Prince of Cobert. I rsconi
rneud ZankofFs demand to your King's
attentiou." The chief replied: "I aj*ree
to your secret report and to tlie distribu
tion of the ueces<ary funds by Zankoff."
Another letter from Minister Hilrubo pro
poses to use dynamite as the best means to
briny about a rapid changa in Bulgaria, and
asus that cartridges be sent to Rustchuk,
where a visit was expected from Prince
ON THE AFGHAN FKONTIKIt.
A Reported Battle With Russians in Which
Five Were Killed
London. Aug. 4.— A dispatch to
the Times frmi Simla says: It
ia reported that a collision has occurred
between the Russians and Afghani
at | Somatash and) Yeshilkool. Five Rus
sians were killed and lii captured.
The Afghans, it is said, refused t.»
release the prisoners declaring in iutuie
that they would neither give nor take
quarter. The PRrty probably consisted of
Kirghiz, oftieered bv Ru^ians.
mm i. a, Au4. r . 4.— The Afghans have been
skirmishing with bo'.h Russians aud Chinese
on the AiH'hur Pamir aud have taken a
number of Kirghiz prisoners.
An English Lord's Conduct Condemned by the
LovDOH, Aug. 4.— Lord Chief Justice
Coleridge delivered judgment to-day in a
case in which a workingman sued the Duke
of Rutland because the latter's gamekeeper
had stopped traffic on the highway while
they were hunting grouse. Lord Coleridge
said the days of high-handed interference
with tiie rights of the people had passed.
The evidence showed that \ gamekeeper
had knocked the plaintiff down and when
he complained to the Duke's son, Lord El
ward Manner?, the latter replied with an
oath, "If you're shot your life will be on
your own head." This, the Lord Chief Jus
tice sr.u, would n-t be tolerated from any
BILLIAHDS IN PARIS.
Carter and Schaefer P:tted Against Eiot and
■ Paris, Augr. 4 — At Vignaux's Academy
this afternoon Blot and Schaefer played a
three-cushion rmirom same of 15 points up,
which was won by the former alter Schaefer
Lad scored 12.
This evening Schaefer and Carter plaj id
a balk-line game of SOO point* up, v. it h Biot
and Garuier, which resulted as follows:
Schaefer ]J<;, Carter 174; total 300. Biot
139. Gamier 107; total 246.
AN ANCIIOH LINKS 13UKNED.
The Steamship Australia Takes Fire While
Standing at a Eristol Wharf.
London, Aug. 4 —The steamer Australia,
formerly a splendid Anchor liner, plying
between Gbszow and New York, while ly
iDg at th« P. rtish Head dock near Bristol,
took fire on Wednesday nigi't, and in spite
of the efforts made to extinguish Ihe flames
the tire raged till late in the afternoon, and
the steamer wai well nigh gutted.
French Troubles in Madagascar.
Pakis, Aug. — The Teuip3 publishes nd
vicee from Madagascar to the effect that
diplomatic relations between tho Govern
ment and the French re>iilents lias been sus
pended, owing to the intrigues of the British
Earthquake and Yeihw Fever.
City of Mexico, Aug. 4'.— There were
sharp earthquake shocks at Parras yester
day and many buildings were damaged.
There were several sligMearthquake shocks
throughout the valley this afternoon. .
Yellow fever has appeared in several Cen
tral American ports, and there have been
A Bats an T wn Destroyed
St. PKTKBBBCBO, Aug. 4.— The Warsaw
papers report the town of lizeoze, in V .
hynia, set on fire durius the night and com
pletely destroyed, 14 persons being killed,
16 seriously Injured and 2000 rendered home
A V>arzuelan Governor Gone.
Rbw TORK, Aug A— The Herald's Trini
dad dispatch says: "Word has been re
ceived here to the effect that Senor Ser
gert. the Governor of th» State of Bolivar,
in Venezuela, has abicond"d.
No Wonder He Is Mining.
Lindsay, Ontario, Aug. 4. —Arthur
C'Leary, a general agent in this town, is
missing. He is Euld to be a defaulter in the
sum of £60,000.
British Manufacturers Fail
London, Aug. 4.— Kamsden & Co., cotton
spinners and manufacturers, of Horton,
have failed. Liabilities £200,000.
A Celebrated Painter Dead.
Vienna, Aug. 4.— The celebrated painter
Leopold Mueller died here to-day.
THE ST. PAIL DISASTER.
A Torrent Caused by Eair.i Sweeps a Section
of the City.
St. Paul, Aug. 4.— The effects of last
night's torrent were more disastrous than
at first imported. Three people were killed
and seven badly injured. The killed are:
Jlr<. August Adams, Mrs. J. Home aud
\Villian\ Kreiger. The fatally troaiided
arer Pbiiip ftto«*lir and his five-year-old
non, August Adams, Frederick Kneger,
Paul K. Keuk, Ilenry Ludwlg and John
Tho accident was the result of heavy
rains. There was a deep gully ou the hill-
Bide above Page street. This street was
filled up across the gully one year nzo,
leaving a small culvert to carry off the
water. This culvert has long been choked
op Miid tliu recent rains havefilled the basin,
making a lake ol two acres nnd nearly 5o
feet deep. .Suddenly last nieht the street
filling was swept away, allowing the water
to sweep down in a bodv on th< land below.
The work of rescue was r;»rried on in the
darkness, as the gasplne was swept away
by the flood. When the softened earth
gave wiiy tho sidewalks, tlio trees houses
and human being* were hurled down tho
grado of 1000 yards.
Tlie lo«s on the property Isntietst $50,000.
The loss of life is still uncertain. The
polles liHve been at work Mnce day'lglit
searching for thp possible dead. The body
of Mrs. Aueust Adams was recovered this
morning. There are (till two missing, and
Mrs. Sirockcl of the Injured is In a critical
HAIL IN THK WEST.
Large Areas of Growine Grain Badly Damaged
St. Hii.aii:j;. Minn., Aug. 4.— A disastrous
hailstorm this morning laid low the grain In
a lar^e strip of country. Many farmers re
port that the grain will net be worth cut
llallock, Minn., Aug. 4.— A destructive
hailstorm, covering a territory of seven or
eight miles wide, passed through KUtston
and Marshall counties last night. Thous
ands of acres of growing crops were de
Earthquake ia Wisconsin.
Mii/waikkk, Aiur. 4. — An earthquake
was distinctly felt at Burlington, New
Munster, Wilmot and other places last
evening. Cincks were stopped, dishes
rattled and tlie walls shook, causing many
people to run out of their houses and Inves
A Noted Physic-inn Dead.
Newakk, N. J., Aiu. 4— William k.
Nick Piudell died hero last night. He
served with Lee in 1850 In the forco seut by
the Government agaiusl John Brown at
Harpers Ferry, and attended Brown when
the latter was brought in wounded.
SAX FRANCISCO, FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST, 5, 1892-EIGHT PAGES.
POLITICS BECOMING ACTIVE.
Republican Conventions Held in Two
STEYEOT SPEAES IN LOUSYILLE.
The Democratic Majority in Alabama Steadily IV
creasing- Seeting «f the Xational Com
mittee in Sew York.
bpeclal to The Monsiso Call.
Lincoln*, Nebr., Aug. — After the most
bitter struggle known in a Nebraska Re
publican convention the Slate convention
adjourned tit 7 o'clock this evening without
having made aßf nominations. Delegates
will reconvetie nt 9:30 o'clock to-morrow
mornine and the light will be continued.
The contest came on when the balloting for
Governor began. The nominees were: Lo
renzo Crounse, Assistant Secretary of the
Treasury; ex-Congressman Thomas Majors:
L'iw«on Sheldon, A. E. Cady, John McCall
and Judge It-cse. The first ballot resulted ,
Crouuse 376, Majors 344, Sheldon 42, Cady
32, Reese 1.
There was little change on the second
ballot, but when third ballot was ordered
the trouble began. The Douglas County
convention had Instructed Its delegates to
vote as a unit for Crounse. and their in
structions were. Irouciad. When Douglas
County was reached one of the deiegntes de
manded a poll of the delegation At once
there was an uoroar and the convention be
came greatly excited. Finally the chair
decided that the delegates should be polled.
The poll resulted in 13 men deserting
Crounse for Majors and five voted for Mc-
Call. Enough Majors men from other
counties however, changed t<> Crsaaae to
off*et the loss, and tuo result of the ballot
showed a gain of two for Crounse. Another
ballot was tAken which resulted a* follows:
<Tounsp, 393; Usjor«, 317; Sheldon, 33;
Cadv, 60: McOall, 40; Reese, 2. After the
result of iht» ballot was made known the
convention adjourned till morning.
lIUNTiNGTON, W. Va., Aug. 4.— The Re
publican convention thi^ morning com
pleted its Statn ticket. W. P. Payne was
nominated for Treasurer und Thomas O.
Bullock for Attorney-GeneraL
For Judze of the Supreme Court— l<nng
term, A. M. McWhorter; short term, War
ren MlUer. Ifoc Presidential elcctois at
large — A. W. Campbell, Enoch Carver.
>.kw YOBK, Aog. 4.— The Mail and Ex
press Bar Harbor special says: "Of the talk
of Blaine's taking the stump comparatively
little Is beard here, for at this seasou
J>ar Harbor deals but little in politics.
Blaine is living in the utmost seclusion at
Stanwood and seeing few but the mi^t in
timate of bis friends. It issaidoi.eif the
niembprs of Harrison's Cabinet called upon
Blaine l«st week. Blaine, it Is positively
asserted, will tak<> the Itamp during the
nmpaign and do all he can for the loccets
of the party. It is also asserted that Vice-
President Morton will take an active part
in the can| aigu.
THE PEOI'LE'S PART*.
I'latfortii Adopted l>y i)ie State Conven
tioii in Ni-lir;iiU<.
Kearney. Nebr., Aug. 4.— After spend
ing the night chiefly iu killing time, the
People's party convention got through
thtir muddlo at 3:30 o'clock this morning.
J. I!. Powers, ex-president of the-National
Farmers' -Alliance , withdrew -hi* name
rrom consideratlea and ex-Senator C. 11.
Van Wyek was somiaated for Governor,
1 ra' Uealry by acclamat)
The platform demand* the adoption of
the lowa rates for ra'.iroads; the pas*ago of
ji law to prevent stipulation* In contract*,
etc., that payments shall be made in gold or
any particular money; the loani:ig of pub-
Itc-scnool funds to citizens of tlm State on
real estate .nity; denounces the Pinkpr
tons; calls for tne arbitration of labor d:fli
cultic-> by a State board; demands equaL
pay for mrn and wemen ; demands tho**
prompt delivery of mail matter and de
nouncefl the labor system of Nebraska.
An extra -lution was i assed demand
ing that no mure money be appropriated by
any county for the purposes of exhibition
at the World's Fair; pledcing the party to
defeat any plan to Increase the State appro
priations of i,ixw, and denouncing the
management of the fair for unfair treat
nifn' of union labor; also, a resolution de
nouncing t'ie miiitia and calliug for Its
abolition, was i'n's- d.
The ticket as completed is as follows:
Lieutenant -Governor, C. D. Shrader;
Auditor, Logan McßeynoSd*; Secre
tary ff State. J. M. Easterilng; Treas
urer, J. V. Wolfe; Attoraoy-Oeorral, V. O.
Sirlckler; Superintendent of Pablle In
•traction, H. 11. Iliatt; Cor.nni-.sioner of
Public Land i nud Building. }. M. Gunnell.
EtesotntiOOl in regard to the \V.rld'< F«tr
funds and militia wero recoi.Sidoitsd and
laid on the table.
Meeting of tlie Nalli.MOl C»mpmlga C'cnn
■mn Ofllcrr" i> ■••■i- ii.
Nrw Yokk, Aug. 4.— TJie campaigi: com
mittee of the Democratic National Commit
tee mot this morning aud spent the time up
to tiie adjournment for luncbeou in a gen
eral discuseion of matters in hand.
On motion of L". ('. Wall of Wisconsin
Don M. Dickinson of Michigan was chosen
chairman of the campaign committee, and
B. B. Smalley of Vermont secretary.
Chairman Harrity of the National Com
mittee was authr>riz< d to appoint the neces
sary sub-commlttces, and llarrity and Wil
liam C. Whitney wore added to tli<« cam
paign committee. The advisory cowmittea
will not be appointed for several day?.
Nkw York. Ahr. 4.— Chairman Ilackett
of the Kei'iiblican Mite executive commit
tee lias received tho following dispatch from
'"] he returns from the Stato election a«
now coming in bliow a revolution in politi
cal opinion. The candidate-, of the Alliance
and indf i>en«l<-iiH have carried the whitn
counties of the State, polled 70 per cent of
the Democratic vote and carried over half
the Lower House in the Legislature. Jones,
the straight-out Democrat, will h*v<- leu
tlian 10,000 majority in the State, obtained
in mx counties in the black bolt."
lieports from all the counties in the Stato
but two have been received, and show Gov
ernor Jones' majority will be in the neigh
borhood of 20,000.
The Democratic Nomine* for Vlc#-I>re*l
dent nt th« htterimi < lul>.
Louisville. Ky., Aujr. This has been
a great day and niglit for Kentucky Demo
crats. Tho opeuing and dedication of the
new Watter^on Clubhouse drew together all
the leaders of the party In the State. Tho
Governor and his staff came down from
Frankfort and the Legislature was left
without a quorum. But tho chief feature of
the occasion was the presence of tho Hon.
A'lla: Stevenson, the Democratic nominee
for Vice-President, who came at the Invita
tion of the Watterson Club and spoke botn
to a great concoureo of people at Lieder
kranz Hall and* to a smaller gathenn« nt
tho Watterson Club house, where he was
given a reception, aud where Watterson,
in spite of his recent severe illness, of
which he shows decided tracea, also spoke.
Fiaga aud bunting shone every whore.
The Watterson CIuD home wag gorgeous
with decorations by day nnd ablaze with
illuminations by ulj:ht. .The Hon. John
Young brown. Governor of Kentucky, In
troduced General Sleveusou to the im
nionse audience. lie was greeted with
.Mr. Stevenson, in toe course of his re
marlt Raid : " W hen U.e momentous Issues
that divided the peoplo end sections had
passed from the domain of the debate and
the ballot to the dread arbitrament oi arms,
I believed with Stephen A. Douglas that the
most direct road to peace lay through the
most stupendous preparations for wnr.
From tho beginning to the close of that
great conflict 1 wa* for the maintenance, at
whatever -st, of the Federal Union, with
the restoration of Ptderal authority.
"I believed with the Democratic party in
the North that the perfect restoration of
the Union w;»s to be wrought out In the
spirit of patriotism and not hate. With
some of the States the period of reconstruc
tion was but another name . for misrule ;
for the political ostracism. of the white
race, for the robbery of the people already
Impoverished by war, for outrage upon the
rights of property and the people, so mons
strous as now almost to challenge belief, in
a word, all that was loathsome and ali that
was offensive in that which was called
government in many of the Southern States
can be summed up in one word—recon
"It would sorve no wise purpose to re
vive the memories of this era but for the
reason that we are confronted by the start
ling fact that the party in power stands
pledged to the re-enactment of the force
hill. History would but repeat itself. The
evils that would follow the legislation now
threatened would find their counterpart
only In those which make up so shameful a
part of the reconstruction erlod. In view
of what I have mentioned, and the further
fact that with such powerful auxiliaries as
Northern enterprise aud Northern capital
the South stands upon the threshold of a
material development unknown to this gen
eration, can it be possible that the AinTicau
people will now consent that the hands be
turned back uoon the. dial, and an ara of
misrule, outrage and violence again be in
"I believe that the dedication of the
Watterson Club house is an event that m:»y
be far-rearhine in its consequences. Within
its walls great public questions will oe dis
cussed. I cannot doubt in the pending
struggle for political supremacy, nnd iu
those which are to follow, that tb«#Vatter
son Club will prove a faithful ally and
counselor of the great historic party which
cam« in with Jelferson, and which for near
a century has been the bulwark of the
rights of all the people more than all.
"With the years will come new problems
for solution; grave problems, the outgrowth
af advancing civilization; problems which
lertaiu to social government aud municipal
administration: which pertain, it may be,
to questions of diplomacy and of war;
ave, which take hold or the very founda
tions of tho social fabric. L-*t us trim tli.it
in all the coming years from the hall dedi
cated to-night there will bpring an influence
and power ever for the right; ever for the
defense of the uufortunai« aud of the op
pressed; ev«r for that which is noble and
pure at the hearthstone and in the council;
ever for tiie maintenance, at whatever
cost, of our democratic institutions and the
perpetuity of the American republic"
Speeches were also mad* by Hon. J.
Proctor Knott, Hon. James A. Mackenzie,
Hon. Hoyd Winchester. Hon. Albert S. Wil
lis and others. After the adj >urniuent of
the mass-tucotici: General Stevenson gave
a public reception. The members of the
Watterson Club and the gue»tJ then re
paired to thn elabhoaaa.
Wattaraoa made an adlresi", in which he
paid that before the national convention the
D.-rnocrats had ttieir choice of candidates,
a> was tba rijzht of each to have. N..w that
tin* convention has made the ticket and
fixed the lin»-s they are on» and all for
Cleveland aud Stevenson, w.th no longings
or regrets. ,^__^__
THE HOMESTEAD TROUBLE.
A Militia Regiment Sent to Preserve
tlie Peace at Duquesne.
Homestead, Pa., Aug. 4.— The Sixteenth
Regiment has cone to Duquesne by special
train. An (>ttkial of the company »a!d they
feared ub1«» there and had requested tho
aid of the regiment They had Intended to
start their Duquesne works this morning,
and a number of the old men intended to
return to work, but as they were about to
enter the mill they were kept back bf the
strikers. . ".V~ ':■.
PlTTsriunq, Aug. 4.— Foreman Mileslage
of the mechanical department of the Du
quesne mill was ordered to report to-day
w th 30 men, as a number of laborers had
returned to work. Some of the strikers
were determined to stop them, and 20 men
went from Homestead to assist. Bf 7
o'clock this morning 300 m«n had gathered
about the gate and as fast as tiie new em
plovcf arrived they were peremptorily
r i-red home.
Foreman LTtleslago made some resist
nnc« ami whs stoned and beaten. The
dcput) shorills wore hemmed in by the
crowd .in! wore uuablo to heip liim. Hugh
Uoyce, a noss eojrpeater, inunaced to run
tlie pauntlet and get into the mill in safety,
though sharply chased. Another man also
managed to get inside and then the Mrikeis
proposed to storm the work?. A telegram
w.it hastily disp.itcned to Brigadier-General
Wiley aid th" Sixteenth Ilcgitnent was sent
on ■ ■pedal train.
As soon at t:e soldiers marched np the
street the strikers fell b«rk and further
violence was ended. None of the re
pair inon would go to work this after-
Boon, however, bi'int too badly frightened.
TreaMner Curry of the Carnegie Company
Says the maj >rlty ol the old meu at Duquesne
wish to go back to work.
There was nothing new at Homestead to
READV TO KUTURX.
Many of the Locked-Out Men TVIHIhb
to Uo to Work.
Homestead. Aug. 4. —A Irvcked-oi't
worker, ono of the commiUee which went
to DaQttMM to investig.it« the trouble, has
returned. To an ociated Press reporter
he said there was no BSfl lUsgnlllnt the
fact, the men were all ready to go back to
work. In tact, the poorer paid are
scrambling IO uet the M or (iO places vacant.
The mill will not start till Monday, but COO
applications have already been made. The
atgumentsof the committee were witnout
The operations in the milts here aro not
affected by the arrests caused by tho
strikers. Edward Burk, a locked-out man,
was arrested at noon on the charge of incit
ing a riot, and taken to Pittsburg.
PITTSBOBO, Aug. 4 — riniei'dent Pot
ter, Nevin McConnell and James Dovey of
tho Carnecie Company were released ou
$10,000 ball this momiiig.
Captain Ilines of the Pinkertons. who
was shot in the Homestead riot, is (till in
the Hospital In a critical condition, and it
is feared will die. '
Fred Primer, a Pinkerton detective, sur
rendered to-nlgbt sad was committed to
j.til fur trial to-morrow.
Information has 'been lodged before Al
derman lliley against 15 participants in the
riot at Daqoesne to-day. Tlie arrests will
be mude to-morrow.
svmi'aihv nu» aotrm bend.
The Studobaker \V:. K <in Shorn Compelled
to Mint nn.
H--mi.>t!.ai>, Auz. 4.— At a lato hour to
night the following telegram was received
from South Bend, Ind., by the strikers:
"To Um president of the union. H<>tiie»toa<l,
Pa.: The S'.adebaker waeon W(;rk<, the
largest in ti.j world, wero obliged to shut
down to-d iy owing to SCOO men refusing to
work on account of the company u*ine
nnitt-rial purchased of the Carnegie Steel
Company. Qreat excitement crevails her<>.
Other unions contemplate going out unless
a boycott is made on all material tnndo by
the Carnegie Company."
Shot by a DrunkeD Man.
StY.Motit, Ind., Aug. 4.— Early this mom-
Ing a party was returning from a night coon
hunt, when William Greer, under the in
fluence ol liquor, quarreled witn the reel ol
the party and began to ihoot Willinm
Wilson was fatally wounded, John Firman
seriously end Bbortf Wilson tud Jacob
Loertz alighlly. (.ireer made his escape.
The Watere of the Rio Grande.
El Paso, Texas Aug. 4.— Acting Gover
■ol PlMMßttl and Governor-elect Ahumego
of Chihuahua, Mexico, have arrived here to
confer with officials of the United States
concerning the divUic.u of the waters of the
Kin Qmm« for Irrigation. Governor
Ahiinif-uo hiivs the subject will be treated in
a spun of fairness.
Erowned While Bathin*.
I'avi Nroitr, luwn, Aug. 4.— Three youne
girls were diowncd in the Mississippi River
to-day at Tort Byrun. 111., while bathing.
Their Dames are N'e J^ie 1i < .llinger. Blaucliti
Simonsou, (irace Maxwell. The last named
lobt her life tiymg to save tiie other two.
Death of a Trotting Horse.
Ctntiiiana, Ky., Aug. 4.— The Rreat
trotting sire stallion Sultan, sire of fcjtam
boul and 2(i others in the 2:.t0 list, dropped
dead at Abdallah Park this morning after
being driven a mile. Forty thousand dollars
had recently been refused for him.
Th* Purmlt of Garia.
Rio Grande City, Texas, Aug. 4.— The
hiding place of CaUrlna Garza, the Mexican
revolutionist leader, has been discovered,
and a large posse hiu pursuit of him. It is
confidently expected be will be captured
within 24 hours.
Fire in Tmi.
Pauis, Texas, Aug. 4.— The National Oil
mills and machinery were burned yester
day. Lot*. |200, 100.
NEW BRITISH PARLIAMENT.
Gladstone Cheered at the Opening of
THE LIBERAL LEADER'S FIRST MOTIOI
Sir Irthir Petl Reflected Speaker- John Horlej
U Be Cliicf Secretary for
Special to Tits Monsixa Cali.
London*, Aug. 4.— The new Parliament
assembled this afternoon. The proceedings
to-day were purely formal and no business
will be transacted until next week. The
Queen's Council, at which the speech from
the throue is signed, will be held to-mor
A large crowd gathered at Westminster
Palace yard early this morning, watching
the arrival of the members of the new Par
liameut aud cheering loudly when friends
Gladstone, accompanied . by his wife,
drove to the Parliament buildings In an open
carriage, and ali along the route was given
an ovation by crowds.
At the palace yard the police were unable
to restrain the crowd, which became almost
wild in its endeavors to do honor to the
leader of the Liberal party, Balfour and
Goschen walked to the llou^e together and
were greeted with hoot* and groans by the
When Gladstone nppeared In the Ilonse
he was civen a wildly enthusiastic recep
tion. The Irish members, rising iu a body,
were jou.ed by the Liberals, waving their
hat« and ehe«>rinz.
Hon. Arthur We.llesley Peel, the Speaker
of the last House, was elected Speaker.
The rising of Gladstone to second the
motion for there-election of Peel as Speaker
was tho sijraal for renewed cheering. Peel,
after the election, thanked the members
briHiy and the House adjourned ut»til to-
I hOTe was tl;« usual menger attendance
at the openlnc of the Houi-e of L.ords to
day and an adjournment was quickly taken.
The Associated Press is autli n/.-d to
state that Hon. John Morley has taken the
position of Chief Secretary for Ireland.
The Liheral whips are arranging for a
division ot the House on Tuesday.
FRIEXD3 OF DOME UULE.
A Liberal I.mdcr Kxplalns the Situation
London*. Aug. 4.— A dinner was given
to-night by the '80 Club to Hon. Edward
Blake, formerly Premier of Ontario and
the leader of the Liberal party in Cunada,
who wa« returned to the House of Com
mons from tiie south diviilon of Longford in
the recent election. In addressing the mem
bers of the club Blake said that he believed
that Ireland was on the eve of realizing the
resuit« that Paruell had fought for. Tho
combined efforts of the Liberal sections
weie certain to attain the coiumon objects
that they had in vlow.
The Irish party, he said, was created
and maintained for a definite object under
a strict system of discipline, allowing only
limiird latitude. The Parliamentary vse.ip
ons forged under Parnell's leadership had
Buch weight, solidity, temterand keenness
and had wrought such gre.U things for Ire
land that the Liberal* c< uld take up the
ln«h cause in an honorable and cordial
manner and create a friendly leeling be
tween Irish and Knglish democracy.
Parnell's weapons may have been lessened
in might, but they were yet fully adequate
for the original purpose for which th»«y
w<*^« intended. lie hoped the Irish minority
would ultimately "se.e that the tMtlea of
tiie majority were sound. Everyone had
the interests of Ireland at heart arid de9ir>d
the passage i tlected ot a borne rule bill.
It might not be that every detail of the
measure would b« exactly what some
Irishmen would like, but, as Parnell once
said, any sound measure would b« cheer
fully accepted. The speaker said if the
Irish nunnWrs desired to make a sim •-- of
a substantial measure there would be
neither Una nor inclination for captious
criticism or factions agitation.
Bill to Extend Appropriations Failed.
Waiting for Action of the Home.
Washim.i-. y, Aug. 4.— The Senate to
day gave M exhibition of a waiting game in
The House joint resolution extending the
appropriation* was passed.
Alter providing for a further conference
on the sundry civil bill tlia Seuato ad
Various rroject* f«r the Fair—Confer
ence un Sundry Citll Itlil.
When the House met this morninc Hol
n an of Indiana moved to suspend tbe rules
and pass tbe joint resolution extending till
August 10 the Bundry civil appropriations.
Holman then moved thnt the House re
consider the vote by which it agreed to the
Senate World's Fair appropriation amend
ment, and that the bill be sent to confer
ence. Agreed lo — 121 to 40, no one making
the point of rio quorum.
A long colloquy ensued between Plckler
aud Reilly of Pennsylvania as to the terms
of the agreement or compromise on the
World's F..ir appropriation matter, Iteilly
explaining that no ono was bound to voto
for the proposed reduced appropriation rar
rled by the Durborow bill, which it Is pro
posed to have voted on Saturday In lieu el
the World's Fairappropiation in the sundry
Keilly moved to 6uspond the rules and
pass his resolution providing that a vote
bo taken on tho Durborow bill at 1 r. m. to
morrow. Agreed to.
The House proceeded to the consideration
af tho iMntiorow bill with Keilly's SUbStl
tute tltereft.r, making tbe appropriation
Flualiy the sundry civil appropriation
bill was sent to a conference.
Keilly of Pt>iin-y vaui.i moved to suspend
the rules and adopt the resolution providing
that immediately after its adoption the
House proceed to the consideration of the
substitute for the Durborow bill, such sub
stitute to be considered an original bill.
Bailey t>rotcs»ed and »aid the adoption oi
the resolution mul that tho treasury doors
were to be opened and an Illinois corpora
lion i ermltted to take out SA.VJO.OOO.
Culbertson took issue witn Bailey, and
Reilly's resolution was agreed to by vote
of 187 to 7.
Bailey then started filibusterintr. but after
a few miuutes, receiving no backing. His
work ended and Relliy called up thu Dur
borow bill, amended to provide for an ap
propriation of S-'.W0.000. The bill was con
sidered in the committee of the whole.
Pierce of Tennessee offered an amend
ment for the nntnifß of all abraded coins in
tht< treasury to the kiiiount of xi.ixx) to
be crantcd for the aid of the. fair. Lost.
Pickler moved to Increase the appropria
tion la $5,000,000, lost.
Dickerson of Kentucky moved to strike
out the appropriation. "Lost.
Atkinson of Pennsylvania offered an
amendment prohibiting the sale of liquors
on the fair ground. Defeated, 54 to 75.
Breckinrideo of Arkansas offered an
amendment providing that all imported
articles have marked on them the price of
the same in the foreign markets, ruled out.
De Armond of Missouri offered an ameud
ment authorizing the World's Fair Com
mission to hiive coined. Irco of seUnorage,
55.000.000 in aid of the fair. Lost. The com
mittee then rose and the House adjouruud.
A Wealthy Massachusetts Mill-Owner and
Hii Wtfe Beaten to Death.
Fall Riykh, Mass., Aug. 4. — Andrew
Borden nud his wife were found dead at
their home this morning. Both had been
frightfully mutilated about the lead with
some sharp instrument, liorden was a
wealthy real estate owner and a mill
man and was seen on Hie street half an
hour before the coupln were found. There
Is uo clew yet to the murderer.
A Missouri Tragedy.
St. Josrrn, Mo., Aug. 4.— Julius Clemens
this morning shot and killed Mrs Puilipena
Morgenthaler and then blew hll own brains
out. Clemen* bad Mr*. Mcr»eutualer oi
rested some time ago on a charge of setting
fire to one of his houses. She was acquitted
and instituted a suit for damages. The
attorneys told Clemens the woman had a
good case, and brooding over the matter It
is thought was tha cause of bis crime.
THE NEW CARDINAL.
Archbiihop Corrtgan's Secent Letter to the
Pore- Archbishop Ireland's Selection.
New Yokk, Aug. 4.— Archbishop Corr!
gan was seen this morning in relation to a
cable from Rome charging him with dis
respect to the Pope in connection with cer
tain utterances in regard to Archbishop
Ireland. The Archbishop said he was per
fectly willing to give out for publication the
letter sent by him and his fellow-bishops to
the Pope. And if this letter gives a good
ground for the charge of disrespect he was
will<n« to stand by it. He declined, how
ever, to give for publication the letters he
sent the Pope previous to June 13. claiming
that what he thtin wrote was "his own pri
vate business." "If Archbishop Ireland
will publish his 'memorial' 1 am willing to
publish the preceding letters," said Corrl
gan. "The Farihault sctieme," said he, "Is
nothing; ik-w in this country. It exists in
PoughkeeDsie, in my own diocese, in Sa
vannah, Ga., and in fact In ten different lo
calities In the United States." Archbishop
Corrgan trusts that his friends will wait
with patience until next November, when
the whole matter will be settled by the
Propaganda in Rome.
St. Lot is, Aup. 4.— lt Is stated in Catho
lic circles as a ceitainty that at the next
meeting of the Pope's consistory the holy
father will announce tbe appointment of
Archbishop Ireland of St. Paul as a mem
ber of the College of Cardinals. A promi
nent Catholic, who is in constant com
munication with Rome, says: "The aupouit
ment of Archbi^hon Ireland to be Cardinal
is just as sure as uny ovent that has uot yet
FAST TIME MADE.
The Mik'-Ronning Record Broken by Kirsrli
at ImbmH Park.
Monmouth Pakk, Aug. 4.— ln the Trenton
stakes to-day Kirsch made the distance in
1:38, which makes a new record for a mile
ovpr a straight ccurse. Salvfttor made it in
1 :..">• j in his celebrated race against time;
but Kirsch's race may be chronicled hs the
existing mi!e record. The results of the
races are as follows :
Oue and a sixteenth miles, Banquet won.
Kii deer second, GU.aiuiug thud. Time.
f».six furlongs, St. Aliohael won, Chicago
»ei-'tid. Doctor third. Tune, l:li
Oise mil««, Kirscli won, Airshaft second,
Hapenny third. Time, I:3ft.
One mile. Kingston won, Tenny second.
Sir Mathew third. Time. 1 :4'2.
Seven furlongs. E-uelie won, Osric second,
Mr. Sass third. Tim-, \:i\%
Six furlongs. Eutre won, Julien second,
Roller third. Time, 1:13.
At St. l'aul.
St. Pavi., Aug. 4.— The results of to
d.y's race* were ag follows:
Mile, Sill! Rush won, < st;i Rica second.
Carmen third. Time. 1 AoV,.
Fire furlongs. Wild Huntress won,
Snarley the Smuggler second, Dave C third.
High weight free handicap sweepstakes,
on« and a sixteenth miles, C >v»«rtou won,
Kav 8 second, Newton third. Time, 1:49&
Five furh-ntis. Bridal Veil won. Prize sec
ond, EUie L third. Time, l:04' 4 .
Onr mile and seventy yams. « Bolivar
Buckner won, L>rd Willowhrook iecond,
Miuuie Cee third. Time, l^G l^.
TO STIIIkK FOH FREEDOM.
An Expedition on the Way to Cuba With Am-
munition and M?n.
CnicAOO, Aug. 4 —lnformation was re
ceived here to-day bymenioersof the Cuban
Club that auother blow was about to bo
struck for the freedom of their native island.
On July 25 it Is said a vessel, bound for
Cu'ki s:i:l. from tli« vicinity ot K.-y West
haviuson board u largo Dumber of men vei
drilled nnd equipped. A large supply of
Ammunition was also carried. The expedi
tion Is under the command of General
Charles Knlloff, the Po : e who rendered bril
liant services in the Cuban revolution of
18S3. Full details of t'ne movement are not
Death of a Wisconsin Po'itic-an
EtoMOS, Wis., Aue. 4.— Ex-S-.ato Senator
Marcus A. Fulton died to-day of aopoplexy.
He has been Inr rears a leadiug politician
and advocate of free silver.
A Woman Cumpl«lui That Her Husband
Cries of "Help!" "Murder!" and "Po
lice!" and a WOBian'a shrill screams dis
turbed people living in the usually quiet
neighborhood, at Thirteenth and Mission
streets about 10 o'clock last night.
The neighbors Mocked from their bouses
and soon located the cries, which came from
the house of B. F. Weinshenk, a railroad
employe, who lives at27! 2 Thirteenth street.
Policeman Ilammertou and Detective
Byrnes were hastily summoned and entered
the place. A small, slightly built woman,
who said her name is Mr?. Weinshenk, in
formed me o dicers her husband had brutally
assaulted her and nearly choked her to
She said he had returned home intoxi
cated, and without any provocation struck
her. She presented a pitiable sight when
the officers entered, and besides being badly
bruised had her clothing torn nearly to
shreds during the struggle. Welnshenk
muttugnd to escape from the rear of tbe
house and sought refnge In the house of
Uus Burkhardt, a few doors bolow, who
secreted him and refused to allow the po
licemen to enter the place.
Tha woman told Sergeant Burke, at the
Seventeenth-street station, that 6he was
alraid io return home, anticipating another
assault, and au oflicer w«s detailed to watch
the place during the night, She says she
will secure a warrant lor bts arrest iu the
The interior of the house gave evidence of
a despcrato struggle, a Inrge glass door
being wreckod and various pieces of furni
THIRD INFANTRY, N. G. C.
The Kegluient Will lie the Last to Leave
The Third Infantry will be tbe last of
the regiments ol the Second Brigade to
leave for caniD to-morrow, li will take its
departure at 9:30 r. m., and will be one of
tho last also to arrive at carup, probably
not before 1:30 a. m. on Sunday. The vo
cations of tlie runk and file of the regiment
precluded an early departure, and rather
tlmi sutler in point of attendance it was
determined to uuderso th« inconvenience
and faliiino of the travel by night
Colonel Barry hus requested the detail for
duty In his regiment from the retired list
of C'aDlaln Henry Levy and Lieutenants
livan and Crowley, who were the oriieers
of tl.e company in his regiment stationed at
Oakland Htid mustered out of the service.
Captain Levy wilt be the acting commissary
at camp, and ill** others will be assigned to
such duties as the occasion may demand.
An electiou for officers of Company F was
hel'J, with the result that Captain Jaires F.
Smitn and First Lieutenant Frank \V. War
ren were re-elected and 13. J. Judge chosen
second lieutenant, vice Dunleavy, resigned.
Sergeant .Stephen O'Keefe of Company F
has been appointed bv Colonel Barry
ordnance officer on his staff, with the rank
of first lieutenant.
Vire-rrr*l<lf*at Ktrkmau of the Chicago
N "i ti'u rft. i ii Iteturim Home,
The clipper-ship lines are still the loading
question of the day as far as the Traffic
Association, th« merchants anrt tlie leading
shippers are concerned. The fact that the
Southern Pacitic is moving heaven and earth
to have the Transcontinental Association
adopt some means whereby this dangerous
competition can be stopped is sufficient
proof that the Kentucky corporation is wide
awake and realizes the danger which theat
ens its monopoly if this cheap method of
carrying goods from New York tuSau Fran
cisco and return continues.
M. M. Kirkiuun, the second vics-presiilent
of the Chicago Northwestern Railroad, has
been in this citv several days, and lie will
return to-morrow, via I'ovtlaud, Oregon, to
his home. Mr. Kirkmau Is ;i modest man,
and he has by his modesty managed to es
cape the Inquisitorial reporter while htm,
Last night he was a guest of the FacinV-
Uulon Club, and sat dowu to a three-hour
dinner. A Call reporter, who desired to
sets Mr. Kirkmau to get his views on the
Western railroad situation, was unable to
obtain au iutervlew,
IDAHO MINERS ON TRIAL.
Witness Kneebone Relates His Treat
ment at Old Mission.
fIE SAW THE FRISCO JIiLL EXPLOSION
Tragic Details of (he Past flonth's Doings in
Cecur d'Alenc Being Heard Belere Judge '
Beatty at Boise City.
Spaclal to The Morninto Calu
liOTSE, Idaho, Aug. 4. — In the United
States District Court to-day Judge Beatty
commenced hearing the cases wherein 25
Cccur d'Alenejniners are charged with con
leaapc of court in having on July 11, at Gem,
violated the injunction of the court com
manding the members and sympathizers of
the Miners' Union to refrain from tnoiest
iug the i roperty of mine-owners and persons
of non-union employes.
After the answer cf the respondents to
the information of the Federal prosecutor
had been received, the attorney for the re
spondents moved that his clients be dis
missed for the reason that it had not been
clearly shown that they were guilty of con
tempt. His motion was overruled, and he
excepted upon being asked if they were
guilty or not guilty.
The respondents, whose names follow, en
tered plead of not guilty: R. .Robinson,
Joseph Davis, H. McGee, Thomas O'Brien,
J. F. Poynton, Hugh McFadden, Thomas
Whaley, L. Nelson, Dan Harrington, Wil
liam Gaughlin, S. H. Bioikman, Pat Ken
nedy, Andrew MsgasM, Thomas Doyle,
Gus Peterson, Quinn Sullivan, George
Smith, Thomas Eaton. David McGee, John
Miot.ei-on ana John Fitzgerald.
The first and only witness called to-day
was John Kneefeone, who at the time of the
Fnsco mill explosion was employed at the
Helena and Frisco mine as ii blacksmith.
He stated that he saw the smoke of the first
shot fired near Gem early on the morning
of July 11 and was positive that it was dis
charged by one of a party of union men,
who were hidden behind logs on the hill
side above the Frisco mill.
Stationed within the mouth of a tunnel
were ■ number of Frisco guardsmen, but he
was sure they did not fire first. The initial
shot was loliowed by a desultory fusillade
of six or Mfn shots, and then there was a
volley of 100 shots fired before the force in
th*» mill begun to reply.
Kt.eeb'>ne said that after an abortive at
tempt to destroy the mill by sending a
powder-laden car down the steep tramway
at the back of the plank he saw the men
carrying a powder-box toward the head of
the penstock, and snortly after this the ex
plosion occurred, and the Frisco mill col
lapsed. He declared ho would know the
man who carried the powder if he should
see him again.
After theexploslon Kneebnneand hi* com
rades determined to surrender and hung out
a il:\z ol truce. In a short time several
hundred armed men came down from the
hiils and had surrounded the mill. Must of
the mob were union miners. They com
pelled the Frisco men to march to the
Uiiiic:-' union hall at Gem.
At the time of the surrender be saw
Thomas O'Brien, Daniel Harrington,
Thomas Eatoo, Tnomas l)o>ie a:id Joseph
Ponpoyn ton near the Frisco mill on their
way from the hillside. Each oue was
arm^l with a r»rle or a shotgu.i.
After iPinaining an hour at Geni the men
Were placed In boxcars and taken to Wal
lace. Next morning Kneebone ami 80 or
DO others were ordered to leave the town
immediately, and they boarded the train
and went to old mission. That evening 15
or 20 men on foot and horseback came to
ihe**TnrjsitJTmnd'COidmeucßd ro shoot and
yell at the non-union mea. "Get out of
here, you 1" they cried.
TJio non-union men n>d like sheep.
Kneebone was tired at several times. lie
ran up tho railroad track and took to the
brush. Ill' remained several hours in the
timber and then started for the steamer
landinc at Old ission, but was Interrupted
by four men who robbed him of ail he pos
sessed and told him to leave the country.
lie missed the next steamer but caught one
the following day and wont toCoeurd'Alece
City, thence to Spokane.
Upon cross-examination Kneebono's tes
timo .y was not shaken. Kneebone .states
he will point out the men who carried the
powder to direct ngalust the Frisco mill.
The hearing will continue during the week
and sensational developments are expected.
OCrWIITED BY A SPF.
Tho Secretary of the Miner*' Union at
Gem Troves Traitoroui.
Wai/lack, Idaho, Aug. 4.— Peter Breen,
a member of the Butte Miners' Union, was
brought tu Wallace last night and is now
confined in jail. Breen was here during the
trouble aud it is alleged that he incited the
miners to resort to arms.
All the prlsouers are suffering from heat.
M. H. Frazer, Justice of the Perfce of Mul
lan, was released on $5000 bonds. No fur
ther examinations will be held lill Augusts.
A detachment of troops left Wallace to
day for.Mullan to assist Deputy United
Stßtes Marshals in making arrests.
Wabdkxb, Idaho, Atu. 4.— The diaoosi
tion of the 201 prisoners confined at Ward
ner and Wallace is a? far from settled as
ever. If the prisoners are turned over to
the United States Marshal and a special
term of the United States court ts held at
Cceur d'Aiene City General Carlin will have
to furnish guards to convey the prfsonors to
that point, which .will require the retention
of all the troops nere for at least ai.\ weeks
When the prisoners are finally disposed
of three companies are to remain in perma
nent camp at a point to be designated by
It is said the feeling of the union miners
is very bitter against tho man Allison, who
joined the Miners' Union at Gem as a spy.
He wa* elected secretary of the union, and
it is stated his testimony will be sensational
when he t:ikes tii« witness-stand at Boise.
Placer and El Dorado Counties Indorse D-.
Martin as Joint Senator.
ArnuuN, Aug. 4.— The Democratic county
convention met to-day at the Courthouse.
General J. O. Hamilton presided and Wil
liam Shepard and George Geisin'iorfor Jr.
served as chosen secretaries. J. Quire was
renominated for County Clork; Sheriff W.
Oa Conroy was renominated; Kugeno Batte
for Repuider and Auditor; W. B. Gester for
yurvfyoi; J. B. Harper for Treasurer; A.
K. Il'ibinsnn for District Attorney; G. W.
Hamilton for the A^seniblj'; Berry Mitchell
for Coroner and Public Administrator; J.
IJ. Ki-nwn and T. W. McCarthy for Super
visors in the Third and Fifth districts. As
sembiyman Dr. N. Martin whs Indorsed for
j.iint Senator with El Dorado Couuty.
The El Dorado delegates were over and
pledged tho indorsement of Dr. Martin.
The convention adjourned with three cheers
for tho whole ticket. A ratification will
take place on the piazza to-night and Gen
eral J. O. Hamilton, G. J. Carpenter, J. A.
Filcher and others will sneak.
SUICIDE AT STOCKTON.
A Yonn? Man Takes His Life in a Fit of
Stockton, Au«. 4. — Charles Hubner,
aged 33 years, committed suicide in a lodg
ing-house at the corner of Weber avenue
and Sutter street to-day by taking mor
phine, lie was the eldest of three sons of
Mary Ilubner, whose husband died tome
years ago, leaving her with considerable
Young Hubner was despondent through
his mutuer's refusal to advance Him money
to start in business, lie informed an in
mate of the house that he would take his
life if tiis mother did not come to bis assist
ance, but little was thought of the threat.
He has two little children, their mother
The Schoouer G'.endale Se:i«d for Smuggling
at Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara. Aug. 4.— Collector H.
Z. Osborne of Los Armeies customs district
has seized 8000 smuggled cicars aud 18 oases
uf gin on board the schooner Glendalf, lu
ipeetot MeDovltt being the seizing officer.
The Glendale brought tho goods from
Honolulu tu s»n Frauci:co with a cargo of
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
sugar, where they were not discovered, a-i'l
thence went to Tacoma, where she loaded
with lunibor for this phtce.
The sale of the cigars in small-lots at
tracted the nttention of the lc<\i! customs
affieen, leading to the search of the vessel
and the seizure. Th« vessel is no* in tha
hands of Collector Oobornf, wlio is now
here, aud future proceedings against her
and her officers will rest with Unit"! States
District Attorney Alien, at Ljs Angele*.
GKAIX ON FIRES.
Wli«at and Barley Crops on Ranches at Bed
Biutf and Chico Burned.
Red Bluff, Aug. 4.— A fire at the Galla
tin ranch Tuesday burned six stacks of
wheat, the property of a Mr. Moran. Tnero
were also burned 100 ncr.'S of standing
wheat belonging tn Giil Bros. The loss is
about $3000. Gill Bros, were Insured for
about 11200. Mornn was insured for 51000.
His loss is about $1800.
Chico, Aug. 4.— A fire occurred ots the
ranniio Chteo yesterday afternoon in the
erain Seld rented by P. M. Gwynn. The
tire caught on tubule and lapped up a set
ting of abont 400 sacks of barley. The fira
w;is esosed by w(iotlch-)).p»rs burniug
brush. The grain was fully iusured.
MISSING PROM HIS HOTEL.
An Old Californian Named Hart Mysteriously
D : ssppears at Ashland.
Ashland, Or., Aue. 4.— William Hart,
an (Id gentleman who has boarded at the
Ashland Hotel most of the time during thg
past four or five years, without any business
and always supposed to have been quits
wealthy, disappeared rather suddenly this
morn ana hi* friends are afraid he has
committed suicide, for a note was found
which would lead to the belief that h<> in
tended doing something of the kin.i.
Searchers have been out for some time, t'Ut
have thus far failed to find any trace of him.
He has a brother nnmed Jack Hart living
in San Francisco and a wril-to-do merchant.
Hart himself is an old California!!.
BLEW OUT HJS BHAI.NS.
John Beaver sfl Los An«rs!e« Suicides in to*
Presecce ct His Wife.
Los Angeles, Aug. 4.— John Beaver sui
cided this afternoon at his residence on
Myer3 street by blowing out bis brains ia
the presence of his wife and a 14-year-old
daughter. No cause is known for the rash
act, as he was apparently cheerfui and can
tented up to the very moment he retired to
his room, where the tragedy occurred.
Three shots wero fired, the fatal one while
the wife and daughter were struggling wittt
him for the possession of the weapon.
Professor Woodward's New Balloon.
San Diego, Aug. 4 —The big balloon re
cently ordered by Professor Woodward, in
which he proposes to attempt to cr©3» the
continent, is expected to arrive in this citr
to-ruorrow. The professor is now at Los
Angeles, where lie was to make an asoua
sion this afternoon.
Crashed in the liaho Mine.
Grass VaLley, Au»j. 4— Thomas H.
Wasley, who was caved on and crushed in.
the Idaho mine last Friday, died this after
noon of his injuries. He leaves a wiiow and
throe children. The unfortunate man wu
a native of England, 34 years of age.
Spokane, Aug. 4.— The case of Prose
cutor S. G. Allen against Editor Bolce of
the Outburst was thrown out nf court to
day aud the co-^ taxed to the State. Suit
is to be brought by Bolce against Allen for
Fpace for Monterey.
Monterey, Aug. 4.— Father CasanoTS
wants HO feet reserved for the Monterey Mis
sionary Era in the historic exhibit at Sac
ramento. The exhibit will be uuder the
direction and in charge of Father Casanova.
The Haverinak-Rcssier Failure.
San* Diego, Aug. 4.— Havermale & Eos
sier, the shoe-dealers, to-day filed a petition
in insolvency. The assets are SllO.000;
liabilities £70,300. -
A VANDLKDIL T TK UST.
TII3 Immense rotates to Bs Organized latoa
New York, Ann. 4.— Tho Vanderbilt
Tru9t Company will probably soon be
formed. According to current report the
Vanderbilt business, which has been cared
fir dowutown for many year?, will be
moved uptown and cared for by a tru9t
company, which H. Waltor Webb, third
vice-president of the New York Central, is
organ'.zing, and wbicb will have offices in
the npw building to be erected by the Lin
coln National Batik on Forty-second street
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