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In Marvelously Quick
And He Was a Pie for Lanky
The Australian Wonder in a Position
Now to Demand a Finish
New Orleans. Sept. 26.— The clove
contest between Robert FitzsinimoDS of
Newark, N. J-. and Danny (Jreedon, hail
ing from St. Louis, for a purse of SoOOO,
took place in the arena of the Olympic
Club tu-night. They fought as middle
weights at 154 pounds. A feature of im
portance of the match was the beating it
has on a prospective meeting between
Fitz=itr.mcns and Corbett. Fiz*immons
has leen most persevering in his efforts to
secure a match with the champion heavy
weight and from time to time has been
nut off with the reminder that he was not
in his class. Corbett first named Choynski
as the man lanky Bob had to whip before
he could take off a match. Fitzsimmons
took on t c mate. 1 ), and then he was told
by the cliampiou that he would have to go
with Creedon to place himself In a posi
tion to talk fight
Comparatively iittlewas known of Cree
don by toe general public, although the
visitors from irt. Louis were enthusiastic
in their praise of the man. Despite that
fact, however, Fitzsimmons remained a
prohibitive favente throughout, his odds
being quoted from 3 to 10 to 1 to 8, while
as good as 5 to 2 could be had against
When the men entered the ring for the
great contest Fitzsimmous looked indeed
formidable. lie was finely or two, and
but for traces ot prickly heat his !*kin was
r.s white as a baby's. His enormous
s-houlders and dies', when compared with
his narrow waist and hips, was pariicu
larlv maiked. ll is long, lithe anas and
limts were covered with sinuous muscles
that gave bvery indication of tertible force
and sDeeO. His every movement in the
ring was like that of a panther watching
his prey and ready t » spring upon it.
Creedon as he appeared presented a
much stockier look, and all t c lines of his
symmetrical body indicated strength aud
exce.lrftit condition. Fi'z*immons had
something the better in height and reach,
but as he stood with his legs further apart
than Creedon it was tot so marked as it
might have beeu.
There were probably 5000 spectators
present. Creedou was the first to enter
the ring and was closely followed by Fitz- |
Simmons. Creedon weighed 158 uouuas j
aud Fi'zsimnion* l">s|-2 pounds. The sec- !
<inds were: F< r Creedon — Thomas Tr<*
cey, Mickey Dunu, Tommy White and
Charles Daily; fur Fitzsiminons— Jack j
Dempsey, James Dwyer, Kid McCoy and j
. Sam li. Stern. After the usual instruc
tions tbe men advanced to the center of
v. ■•■ rinu, and the fight was on.
Round I—The1 — The men felt each other for an
opening. Fitzsimmona led. He was abort,
hut he forced the fighting and landed a
hard right on the head and Creadon scored j
a hard body blow. A moment later Cree
don caught a left on the chin, and one,
t*o, three on the head. The tneu had to |
be separated by the referee. Creedon
ducked beautifully from a right on the
Round 2— Creedon missed a light left
swing for the head, but be landed two
rishts on the body. Fitzsimmous scored
two heavy rights and knocked Creedon |
down with a heavy right-hander on the
jaw. FrzMmmons landed a heavy right
on the jaw and the men had to be foiced
from a clinch. Creedon received two
neavy lights on the jaw and three rights
on the body. Creedon was then knocked
out by a heavy left on the jiw.
There was the wildest demonstration
ever seen? in the ring. Referee Duffy
awarded thH fight to Fitzslminous, who was
1 u'Uv cbeereJ. Referee DufFy announced
Fi ! Zsininions' challenge to Champion Cor
' bett, and the applause that followed was
immense. The work of Fitziimiuons in
the second round was the must maiveious
ever seen in this section of the country.
The three right-handers which Creedon
received on the head in one, two, thr^e
order arupzed the spectators aud Uaz*d the
rec pient, but they were not from an
ar ti - : i : i ug 1 stic point of view t > be comp
ared with the three heavy lefU delivered
in the one, two, ihree order on Creedon's
nose, which floored the latest aspirant for
middle-weight honors and caused Creedon
to fall the easiest prey of all Fizsimmons'
adversaries. Tbe main fighting was done
in the cci t^r of the ring. The actual fignt
ing time was four minutes and forty sec
onds. Creedon was carried to his corner,
gasping hard for breath. He was compar
atively unhurt during the first round, and
was taken to his corner smiling and chat
ting with his attendants. Tbe inference is
that he whs beaten in one minute and
forty seconds, the time of the second
round. Us seconds aud backers were
startled beyond measure and those who
wished for Fitzsimmons' defeat were over
awed with wonder at tbe tall man's skill.
After the fisiht was over there were knots
of men la different parts vf the mammctli
arena trying to ex lain to each other or
have it explained to them.
President VV. A. Schell nf the Olympic
Club, a few hours af:er Fhzsitnmons de
fea ed Creedon, sent the following tele
gram to Champion CorbPtt:
Fitzsimrcoos nas signed articles of agree
ment to meet you Id February for the woi Id's
chamiilouship, for a purse of $25,000 aud a
$10,000 side bet-
Corbett Says Fitz Must Now Whip
Steve O'Donnell.
Xf.w York, Sept. 27.— The World this
ruoruiug publishes tlie following telegram
from Corbett, dated liangor, Me.: "I will
say oothing about Fitzsimmons at present.
He must meet Steve O'Donuell first before
I will notice htm."
Louisville, Ky., Sept 26.— Jim Hall,
the pugilist, to- eight issued a challenge to
figlit any man in the world, Corbett barred.
Hall expressed a prefereuce for Fitz<!m
One Cannot Be t-ormed Without In
cluding: the United States.
London, Sept. 26.— The Times, com
menting on the Stntist's offer nf % prize of
10C0 guineas for the best scheme for an im
perial customs union, con<idTi it impos
sible that such a union fthocld exclude the
United Statt». "We are customers of the
United States of America for < xactly half
their domestic i roduee," the Statist save,
"and it may be assumed that ihe United
States will not lose such a customer with
out b> iog willing to maue concessions in
the direction uf a mutually advantageous
union. The gradual shifting of theceuter
of ihe coal and iron i dustrv from Great
Britaiu to the United States, believed by
some economists to be occurring, is another
serious reason in favor of commercial
union. The condi inns are such that the
United States and England must either
compete for or vi.i c to possess th« com
mand of tne world's c ninvrce. United,
we might safely defy competition from any
source. Toe people of the colonies would
also have au insuperable objection to Join
ing any union which excluded the United
Stnt-'e. For these a d iiiiiny other reasons
we ;ire driven to conclude that colonial ud
mperial interest! would be bettpr served
by keeping questions of political and com
mercial union entirely distinct. If a
customs union should be formed on any
other basis than that of free trade.except for
revenue purposes, it hardly appears to ad
mit of question that such a union would
have to be formed to include the United
But the Naval Court of Inquiry
Found No Evidence
To Show That the Accident to the
Cruiser Was Due to Neg
Vallejo, Sept. 26. — The naval court of
inquiry to examine into the circumstances
regarding the grounding of the United
States ship Adams on St. Paul Island'
was continued at the navy-yard to-day.
After the board, of which Captaia C. S.
Cotton is president, had organiz-d in accor
dance with navy regulations they visited
t'u' Adams lying in the streau, and nil th»
officers and crew were given an opportu
ni y of en'ering any complaints they
might have regarding the handling of the
ship by tnp oflietrs in charge at the lime.
After careful inquiry among the officers
and men by members of the boanl not the
least particle of dissatisfacton could be
i found in any frrm.
All were perfectly satisfied and free to
| exuress that in tieir opinion nothing could
| have saved the ship Ironi striking on tbe
reef, as the fog was so dense tuat witii the
ti t ii- os: caution and lookouts ahead tiutii-
I ing coul 1 be distinguished half a length
from the ship. A stroug current was
running at the time of strikine, which
added to the unknown danger.
As soon as the board had c mpieted the
investigation they returned to the navy
yard. Only two wituesses were ex .mined.
Commander J. J. Brice, commanding of
ficer, who was on board sick with fever,
stated that on the morning of the ground
ing, August 2. he had gone on board from
St. George Ibland, where he had been ou
shore for treatment. The shis« was cot
under way ttbout l o'clock in tie after
noon ami started for St. Paul I-land,
forty in 1-s distant. Charts and reckon
ings were all correct, but a heavy fog set
ting in nothing could be seen, though
every precaution was taken to avoid dan- ;
ger or disaster.
The other witness called was Assistant
Surgeon Frederick J. B. Cord^iro, with
tbe records of the medical department,
showing that Commanding Officer Brice
was on the eck Use.
The boarl adj turned fit 3:30 until 10
o'clock Wednesday moruing, at which ti ne
Lieutenant Charles F. Norton, in command
at the time of t'.e grounding, which oc
curred at 5:20 p. m., and Lieutenant Wil
liam P. Elliott wiil be called. Charts and
reckonings wisl be produced, also bailing
directions to show the treachetou9 char
acter of the currents and reef-. Inquiry
wi 1 be most exhaustive in c aracter himl
when completed will b« sent direct to the
Secretary of the Navy for consideration.
The Town of Lincoln Is Almost
Wiped Out.
Lincoln, Sert. 26.— Last nizht about
one hour ot midnight tbfo town was vis
ited by a seri v* conflagration.
Nearly a whol« block in the business
portion of the town was burned.
The losses are: A. C Flemine, two
dwellings. $500, no Insurance; J. Neville,
blacksmith-shop and stock, £2uoo, no in
surance; J. L. Pftty.variety-.Htoie and ice
cream parlor, $1000, insurance M 00; H.
Earkhmi", salooon fixtures and stock, $500,
no insurance; 11. llcCrimmon, lodging
house, $].jOO. inMirance $700; .John Jone-,
dwelllne. $750, insurance $.".50; boaiding
house of AJrs. E. A. Stewart, $2000, no in
surance; ilrs. btewart, dwelling, $r>oo, do
insurace; G. W. Borr. stall', 1800, no
insurance; J. 11. McDuffip, stable, $2."0, no
insurance: also three Chine.«H v.a-h
--houses, loss, with contents. $1000, no in
Toe fire originated in the blacksmith
shop of J. li. Neville from an unknown
cause aDd raged furiously for nearly two
hours. Several people narrowly escaped
beian burned. A man named Jasper Dac
jjett, who was sleeping in the stable, was
seriously burned about the head and feet.
The railroad company dispatched a lire
train from Kocklio to aid in quelling the
Haiues, but the train arrived too late to be
of great assistance. It was only through
the efforts of Gladding, Mcßean & Co.,
with their excellent equipment of fiie
protection, that another block was not
added to the list. They stretched nsaily
one thousand feet of ho<e 1 1 the large bay
warehouse, which repeatedly caught on
tire. This saved another block of valua
ble property. Several cars of lumber and
otiier material were 6aved by the willing
hands of the people, who pushed them to
places of safety.
To Oppose Owens.
Lexington. Ky., Sept. 2a— Judte
George Deuoy was unanimously nomi
nated to-day by the Republicans of the
Ashland District to oppose Owens in the
race for Congress.
French Chambrrs Convoked.
Paris, Sept. 26.— The French Chambers
hRY* be n rr*nv<>k«d for Or-totier 23.
Aches and pains
Man or Beast
cease to torture
when touched
by Mexican
Mustang Liniment
n;j lii lulliS»ly .;.i 3crastp^
Split the Democracy of
Would Not Fuse With the Pop
Which Will Probably Result in
Making the State Safely Repub
lican as of Old.
Omaha, Sept. 26.— Before the Demo
cratic State convention was called to order
this afternoon the situation was chaotic.
The Bryan tree silver forces had selected
E i P. Smith for temporary chairman, but
the State Cenral Committee held a meet
ing to name some oue who would represent
the administration. The !ree silver men
had also decided to have W. D. Oldham of
Kearny for ivrnianent presiding ifficer,
nnd this, too, was a thorn in the side of
tlio administration men. I'y a vote of
30 to 3 the Central Cuuniittee decided to
recommend Judge llatt Miller of David
City for temporary chairman, and allow
the convention to choose a permanent
The convention was called to order at
2:35 o'clock by Chairman Eucld M rin of
tbe State Central Committee. El P.
Smith was made temporery chairman
n t r Matt Miller had been named and
had w ithdrawu. The convention then
adj urned un il 8 p. m.
The Bryan free-silver faction had charge
of the niHchmery of the convention when
it recouvened at 8 o'clock. The creden
tials committee reported all the contests
in favor of Bryan, leaving the adminU ra
tion a l. l -«ilver element a small mint ri'V in
the convention — scarcely 100 delegotes.
W. 1). Oiriham of Kearny was made per
mauent chairman aud announced the con
vention ready for nominations.
Dr. Edwards of Lancaster, among great
demonstrations of enthusiasm, placed
Congressman Bryan in nomination for
United States Senator. He wns chosen by
acclamation, and replied in n speech pledg
ing himsplf to work for free silver aud
against mor.ouoliHS.
After wran^i g until midn'ght over the
question of fusion the matter was post
poned, pending the report of the commit
tee on p.atform. The n inority ret oit was
similar to the majority, with the exception
of tne clause relating to f nance, wl ich
declared lor a gold basis. 1 was wholly
icnored l>v the vi torious silveri'ee. how
ever, and the majority repoit carried wU!i
a unh.
A t*r renewing their allegiance to Jef
fortoniao principle!, expressing the be
lief that a public ofuVe is a public trust
and that all men are created equal, the in
enme tax is indorsed, election of Uni ed
Stites Senators by tie people advocated
hm'l an amend men: to th« constitution
making a President ineligible to re
The report at length reviews the A. P.
A. question and denounces that movement
in <fv*»re terms a> d conclude*, with the
following clause In fav'ir of silver:
"We indorse the language u=ed by Hon.
John G. Carlisle in 18SS, when h*» de
nounced the 'conspiracy' to destroy silver
money, as tbe 'most gigantic crime of this
or any ( ther age,' and we ngree with him
that 'the consummation of t-uch a scheme
would ultimately entail more misery upon
the human race than all tin* wars, pesi
l»nces anJ famines that e\>r occurred i:i
the history of the world.' We favor the
inimprtiite restoration nf the free ana un
limited coinage of (told and silver at the
present ratio of 16 to 1, without waiting
for the consent ol any other nation on
"We believe that money hsued by the
Government whether gnM, silver or paper,
Fhould l>« made a full legal tender for all
debts, public an r i private, and that no citi
zen shouM be permitted to demonetize by
contract that wtiich the Government makes
mo ey by law."
After the adoption of the rla'form the
leaders of the lu«i md anti-fusion fac
tions announced nn ;«^;eenient. and Judge
Holcomb, the P.ipolisi candidate for
Governor, was indorsed at midnight by a
large majority.
The following ticket was nominated, 104
antl-fusiii.ists bolting duriae the process:
Governor. Jud-'e H Icomb; L'eutenant-
G.vernor, J. N. Gifßn ; Secretary of State,
F. R. Ellick; Ireasurer. G. A. Linkhart;
Att mey-General, I). B. Carr; Auditor, J.
C. Dahiman; Commissioner of Public
Lands at»# liuildina*, J. J. Kent; Super
intenaent of Public Instruction, \V. A.
Hi'lconib. Gaffin. Carr, Kent and Jones
are Populist nominees. The regular con
vention then adjourned. The bolters at
once T^anized iut>> a separa's convention
and began the work of selecting a straight
Democratic ticket
The following Stats ticket was nom
inated by tiie bolters, including th© dele-
Cates from six counties: For Governor,
P. D. Sturtevant; Lleutenant-Governur,
R E. Dunphy; Secretary of St*te, D. T.
Kolle; Auditor, Otto Bauman; Treasurer,
Luke Drydenthal; Attorney - General.
Joho H. Am»»; Commissioner of Public
Lands and Buildiog*, Jacob Bielor;
Superintendent ol Public Instruction,
Milton Dnoiittle.
The bolters' convention then adjourned
after adopting a platform similar to the
other excepting that it favored a cold
The Trust Mas No Raw Sugar to
Work Upon.
Philadelphia, Sept. 26— The Frank
lin, Kmghi and Spreckels refineries in this
county, operated by the sugar trust, will
shut down next Saturday. Iv addition to
these tbe McMahon refinery, which is nut
controlled by the trus*, will also shut
The shutting down of the refineries will
throw Nome 3600 men out of work. There
is said to be a lack of raw sugar, as tbe
present crop is about exhausted aud the
n«w crop does not come iv before tbe first
of tbe year.
This condition of affairs is caused by the
enormous production during the months of
June, July and August. It is the opinion
of the sugar men that tbe shutting down
of the refineries will not tend to advance
The Missing Newspaper Men Were
Seen Last Month.
Los Asgkles, Sfpt. 26— A stoiy was
'. übli-heu a few days ago of the supposed
loss of a party of three newspaper men in
tbe s*n Gabriel Canyon. They were Carl
t'ti Kemp and Messrs. McE.vea and hi -
Mrs. C. A. Xaylor of this city »!at«ts that
on August 15 she saw two of the party in
the mountain* as she was on her way to
Los AnEeles, and that they were all right
and wotil I come in in October. S c also
says that Kemp deserted the party in June
and headed north, wt ere she does not
Soldiers Make Big Scores on the
Skirmish Range.
Vancouver, Wash., Sept. 26.— T0-day
was the tirst aav on the skirmish range Ift
the r n> competition of the Departments of
the Columbia and Calif-rnia. Some re
mnrkaoie s "ores were made.
Lieuteuant Linsey of the Fourteenth
Infantry made one «>f the highest scores
ever made i . the United States Army,
which aggregated 187 point 9on the sec
ond run. Another remarkable score als"
made in the socond run is that of Powell,
Company I), Fourteenth Infantry, who
made 184 point*.
The competitors stand as follows: First,
Corporal Lauter, Company A, Fourth In
fantry, 435: second and third, Lieutenants
Lindsay and Lass*ij:ne, Fourteenth In
fan tv, 411 a d 4G6 respectively ; fourth,
Coiporal Wise, Company C, Tenth In
fantry, 302; fifth, Private Pryfr, Company
X, Fourth Infantry, 390; Sixth,
Private John Grim, Company G,
Fourteenth Infantry. 349; teventh. Pri
vate Phillip?, Company 11, Forty-eighth
Infantry, 384; eighth, Corporal Dresher,
Company 11. F urteenth Infantry, 377;
ninth. Sergpant Eastman, Company
C, Fourth Infantry. 375; tenth. Pri
vate de Haven. . Company I),
Fourteenth Infantry, 371; eleventh,
.sergeant Puckelt, Company G. First In
fantry, 371; twelfth. Corporal Thiele,
Company G. Fourth Infantry, 'SG3; thir
teenth, Sergeant Morse, Company B,
Fourteenth Infantry. 361; fourteenth.
Sergeant Bourke, Company A, Fourteenth
Infantry, 3oC
Among t c> distinguished marksmen
Corporal Vanscoike, Company G, Fourth
Ir.fantrv, leads with 428; second, Sergeant
Powell, Company D, Fourteenth infantry.
409; third, Corporal Denny, Company A,
F uneenth lufautry, 3SI; fourth, CorDO
lal Alexander, Company F, F urth In
fantry, 368; fifth, Sergeant Ilunuhrie?,
Company C, Fourtopnth Infanry,
Chicago, Sept. 20.— Private Jamrs Mar
tin of Troop I. Seventh Cavalry, won the
gold medal To the cavalry competition in
the Department of Missouri, which has
been in progress since September 21 at
Fort Sheridan. His aggregate score for
unknown distance and skirmish firing is
535 points. This was the fourth consecu
tive year that the department medal in
the annual competition has been won by a
member of the Seventh.
Strikers Had a Right to Quit
Debs May Have Been Impracticable,
but He Was Not
Chicago, Sept. 26.— Arguments in the
Deba case were continued to-day. Attor
ney Bancroft sfeakiug lor the banta Fe
At the conclusion of Mr. Daniel's argu
ment for the prosecution C. S. Darrow
spoil!- for the defense. Da said the de
fendants had not committed any wrong
and declared that every man had the right
t<> abandon his position either for a good
or bar? reason. No court could put * citi
zen into a condition of servitude. These
defendants micbt have used bid judgment
and the scheme of Debs may have been an
impracticable one; but when urcjndice
shall have died away nil rizbt-minded men
will admit that these respondents were
actuated by the highest and holiest of mo
tives — that of bettering the condition of
their fellow-men.
Washington-, 'Sept. 26.— The United
States Couuiiisi at panted by the
President to investigate the Chicago
strike, consisting of Commissioner of
Labor Wright, ex-Commissioner of Labor
Kernan and Judge \Y»rthington, reas
sembled in this city to-day to hear any
further testimony which should be volun
teered. Only two witnesses appeared.
One was A. J. Ambler of this city,
who claimed his wile owned the Pullman
truck patents, which were the basis of
Pullman's gigantic fortune, and who
wanted t» he heard on questions arising
out of tins claim. The other was a local
temperance enthusiast. The Commission
refused to go into these questions. Kernau
suggested that in pointing out any remedies
for the settlement of future differences the
report must necessarily imply, if it does
no' in terms, the condemnation of one side
ir both.
The Peralta Grant in New Mexico
Has Been Rejected.
Santa Fe, X. Mex., Sept. 26.— 1n the
Untied Stat-<» Liand Court a rehearing of
the case of William Pinkerton against the
United States concerning the Gervacio
M la i grant of 575,000 acres in Mora
County was refused. The print was re
leased some time ago and the claimant
applied for a new trial.
The (iovernnifent also gained a victory
in tbe Canyon de Chanm grant. In this
case th« clalman', the Rio Arriba Land
and Cfctlle Company, applied for a confir
mation of over 472,000 acres included
within the boundaries of this grant.
The court con tinned the title toon!v3000
acres, being nil thtt part situated in the
Cbama River Canyon, which had been
parceled out and allotted la severally to
the settlers. All over and above the actual
allotments were rejected.
This sustains tbe position ttken by
Unit-Hi States Attorney 11-vno!ds that the
surplus lands in community grants nevr
passed to the grantee;, but remaiued
vested in :he Government.
The court eutered an order dismissing
the Peralta grant claim, which was he^rl
yesterday. This was the greatest ot the
Cochin casea, being a claim for 400,000
acres, Deluding Canada de Cocbiti anil
other grants.
The action greatly simp'ifies the Cochii
ront r oversv. The court announced to-day
that It would decide the original Cochiti
caso by Saturday or Monday.
Can Build a Line.
Los Angkles, Sept; 26— .Judge Ross
this morning handed down a decision in
the case of the application of the Postal
Telegraph Company to be allowed to
build a line of telegraph »long the road < f
the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad. June"
R«»8 held the Postal Con pany could bull I
•i line, notwithstanding the fact that the
Western Uuion Telepranh Comi>«ny nad
nn exclusive contract with the Atlantic
and Pacific Railroad. . The decision allows
the Postal Company to come into Califor
nia and complete ltd through lines from
the East to Mojave.
Washington Democrats
Are Delighted
Indorse What lias Been Done and
Want More.
The Convention at North Yakima
Adopts a Long and Varied
North Yakima, Wash , Sept. 2C— The
Democratic leaders caucused until a la to
hour list nigh; aud resume;! lI.U mornine.
The indications now are t!iat E. J. II 11
(if WhatciHii «i 1 be made temporary chair
man ami Edward M. R-ed of Yakima
temporary secretary. Mr. Hill was Cwn
sul to Montevideo during Ciev» laud's first
administration, and E<iwarJ M. Reed is
editor of the Yttkiuia Herat I. For perma
nent cliairmau Juige X. T. Caton of Li i
coln County wil probably be chosen. The
Domination for Congress from the west
will de tendered to Colonel James Hamil
ton Lewis of Seattle, aud Le will doubtless
accept. From the east side the nomina
tion lies between Blaaford of Walla
Walla and EJmiston of Dayton. General
Turner of Seattle and N. T. Caton of
arc the leading caudiJatas for the
Supreme bench.
Following is the platform adopted: Tlie
Democratic party of trie State of Washington,
in convention assembled, make this declara
tion or principles and pledges Its candidates
Firs' — Resolved, That the Democratic party
reaffirms us unswerving allegiance and devo
tion to Ihe principle" declared and adopted by
tlie Democratic party in national couv. ntiou
assembled In Cnica2o in 18t»2.
We Heartily approve and indorse the admin
istration of over Cleveland, and declare again
our continence in his judgment ami patriotism,
and we congratulate tne Democratic party and
the people of the United State* on the fact that,
irolwlibxlandiug Hi. position of the llepub
lic.iii party, the protected trusts and other com
bination, a substantial measure of laiill re
form lias been accomplished, and we point with
pride to the fact that President Cleveland has
demonstrated hi? ability to safely guide the
republic through the difficulties created by and
Inherited from the Republic n party.
Therefore, we resolve thai wo earnestly and
cordially indorse the efforts of the preseut
Democratic administration to refoiin the
Kepubllcau taiifl system as endorsed In
the late McKlnley bill, ana we heart
ily commend the bill recently passed by Con
cress as an intelligent and catrlo ie step In the
direction of an euiigtuened international policy,
and winch is approved by the highest states
manship of tie woild; a policy which
shall throw open Hie seaports of the United
S ate-*, and particularly those seaports of our
own Mate.io those law staple products such as
wool, flax, hemp, jute and other such staples
which experience has proven must ever be me
basis of a sound manufacturing system; that
by importation into our own potts of these sta
ples we shall at one and th same time encour
age the building up of a State and local manu
facturing .system which snail free our people
from tlie exactions of manufacturing trusts
3000 miles distant, at the same time by encour
aging the importation of sucb s aples stimulate
a system or international exchange, and thus
directly foster and encourage the export of our
manufactured products; these products in
which we excel the nations of the earth.
\Y* cordially indorse the earnest and pa
tiiotic efforts of the last Democratic Congress
to lelleve the Ameiirau people from the cor
rupt nd demoralizing influences ot gigantic
trusts which are conceded to be the necessary
outgrowth of thirty years of class privileges
given to organized capital l>y tbe Republican
party and renounce me disloyalty of those
so- called Democratic Senators who have made
their reform pledges less full iLan the
policy of the Democratic pany requrled. Aud
we also most heat tily approve ot the policy of
the Democratic party which seeks by a reason
able Income tax lo compel the gigantic fortunes
accuniulaied by the beneficial les of Repub
lican class lei:l>la;ion to contribute and pay
their fair share ot the tax burdens of tbe Gov
ernment, mid thus in some measure lighten the
imnosi ions which the tax policy of the Repub
lican party for thirty years has loaded upou tl;e
dully consumptiou of thefeoide.
W <■ c .11 the attention <,f the voters of this
State to the Lypociincal and vaccillatlne ac
tion of the Republican State convention,
wherein it first declared against the use of sll
vei as money and then at the dictation of iis
oftiec-s ekers and nominees for Congress re
luctuutly gave sliver au equivocal indorsement,
and we point to :his as a conspicuous example
of X publican duplicity; and we demand the
full aud unlimited coinage of both silver and
gold in the i tlo of 1G to "I, and demand tbe
Passage or such laws as will make silver re
ceiv;ibl for all debts, public and private, and
eQMI >n puirhasing power with gold.
Whkukas, The Democratic party has al
ways been the f i lend of the toiling masses of
theieopie: -.lie friend of the laboi lug classes;
the piotec;ors of the rights of property and
capital ami zealous in tne due enforcement of
the law, with equal rights to all, and Is lv
h- arty sympathy with the efforts of laboring
men to secure full and fair compensation for
their loll; and whereas, tbe Democratic party is
composed of laboring men who, by inge uious
machlneiy, pateuied and made by them, have
reduced labor to a science, they are entitled to
at least a portion of tne benefits thereby con
ferred; and we favor the establishment of a
Stale board of arbitration, by which there may
be secured a peaceful settlement of all disputes
betweeu employes and employers.
We are la favor of the passage by tbe Legis
lature of a law providing that upon tbe entry
of a judgment of foreclosure of a mortgage on
real estate, an execution or order of sale shall
not be issued until two years subsequent to the
entry of such Judgment; and that sale shall
then be made with no per cent or redemption,
and we favor the amendment to our present
law relative to tbe foreclosure of mortgages on
real estate In such a manner as to preclude the
rlcht of the mortgage to a deficiency Judgment
alter applying the proceeds of tbe sale of mort
gaged land to the payment of the mortgage in
debtedness and costs, and that th ■ mot t gage
be limited In the satisfaction ot tils mortgage
debt to the mortgaged lands. .
We denounce the Reilly refunding bill a* un
patriotic, and demand that our Representatives
in Cougress shall use every effort to further
the foreclosure of (lie Government mortgage
on the Union and Central Pacific railroads, and
that one transcontinental road shall b- owned,
controlled and operated by the Government
and for the benefit of the people. Whereas, the
question of what is known as the Indemnity
lien lands and of unearned hinds of the Noitn
em Pacific Railroad Company has been pend
ing for tbe last fifteen or twenty years,' and the
question is still unsettled, therefore be It
jiesolied. That we demand a speedy settle
ment of said question and pledge our repre
sentatives in Congress If elected to that end.
We favor the assessment of real estate once
In two years for purposes of tax tion.
We denounce ih Republican administration
of the State as extravagant,. Incompetent and
We favor Government aid and control of and
demand tue speedy construction of the Nica
ragua canal.
We favor th creation of a national Intnttoa
commission and tbe expenditure of public
moneys liberally for irrigation imrpose*.
We favor tne election of UniieU States Seua
tors by a dlreci vote of the people. We de
nounce and deplore the fact that tne Governor
of tbis Slate has persistently aud stubboi nty re
fused to oider an investigation of tbe Stale
penitentiary grain-bag scandal, loug ago ex
po«ed by the Seattle Telegraph, ami we de
mand a ilmd investigation of die affairs of Unit
institution and t tie immediate re form thereof.
hkheas, There lias recently sprung into
existeiice a secret oath- bound political or
ganization unaei- the misleading title of tue
American Protective Association and Having
for Its avowed object political prosciiptloD on
account of religious belief, be it
Resolved, That we, the Democrats of the
State of Washington, in convention assembled,
denounce said organization as un-American
and contrary to the fuudamental spirit ot our
coustitution, which guarantees freedom ot cou
science to all citizens of the republic.
He Is Met by a Procession of Buck
San Diego, Sept. 2G.— James H. Bndd,
the Democraic candidate for Governor,
with other candidates, arrived here t -
day and were met at the depot by a com
mittee of several thousand citizens and a
procession of four-seated four-in-hand
buckboards headed by toe City Guard
To-night the big Cabrillo Pavilion, with
a seating capacity of 6000, whs packed by
an enthusiastic crowd, which warmly
welcomed Mr. Budd and punctuated his
address witn cheers and laughter. The
other candidates also got a favorable re
The Steamer Ohio Collided With
a Barge.
Several of the Crew of the Latter
Supposed to have Been
Detroit, Sept. 26.— The steamer Ohio
collided with the barge Ironton ten iniUs
north of Presque Isle at 12:30 this morn
ing. The Ohio sank insine of Half an
hour. The crew of sixteen t><>k to the
boat* and were picked up by the schooner
Mooiilighr, a consort of the steamer Ker
shaw. The Ironton sank at 1:30. Two of
her crew were picked up by tbe steamer
Hibard. The remainder are not accounted
for. The Ironton was al^o a consort of
the Kershaw, a barge of 742 tons net, and
pared her tow-line wbeu the collision oc
curred. It was owned by Captain William
Mack of Cleveland and was valued at
818,000. The first mate of the Ohio was
picked up :wo hours iater by the Kershaw.
Tbe Ohio is cut to the wattVe edge abreast
of the boiler-house., the hole being twelve
feet square. The damage to the Ironton
is not known. The Ohio was a propeller
and of 810 tons, loaded with flour and feed
from Duluth to Ogdenburg. She was
owi.ert by Ephicke and others and valued
at $37,000. The Ironton was litfht and
bound from Cleveland to Marquette. The
crew refused to give the circumstances of
ti.e collision.
Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. 26.— The Iron
ton was commanded by Captain Peter
U:rard of this city. It h not known
whether he is among the missing. The
cook was a Mrs. Hall, home unknown.
Henry Patterson Denies Shooting at
Los Angeles, Sept. 26 —The testimony
was concluded t .is afternoon in the trial
of Henry Paiterson. the ex-engineer,
charged with shooting at Engineer Martin
on July 12, while the latter wa3 In the cab
of his engine on a train.
ThP defense of the defendant is quite
ingenious and was pressed with consid
erable abilny by his counsel. He docs not
deny being near tne scene of the shooting,
but claims that it was done by a man
named James Colvin, whom the prosecu
tion believes to be a myth. The court will
charge the jury to-morrow.
Shot by Burglars.
CIRCLEVILI.E, Ohio, bept. 26.— The resi
dence of Crawford Hedges, a wealthy and
aged bachelor, was entered by masked
men and robbed. In attempting to pro
tect his property Hedz«3 was shot and now
lie* at the point of death.
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California to Supply tte
Europe More Than Anxious to
Be Supplied.
Ordering Vast Quantities of the
Product for the Use of
tier Armies.
Washington*, Sept. 26.— The Depart
ment of Agriculture has very encouraeing
accounts of the growth of consumption
and increased lavor of American wines
alruad. A catalogue received from a
prominent wine-dealer in London gives a
list of places iv England where California
wines are sold. The list includes some of
the leading hotels and dubs in London.
A member of this firm was sent to the
World's Fair by tlitf British Governnieut
to report on American wines. Bis report
has noi yet been made. The firm's trade
mark is a big trre, and a receat printing
order for lithographic work designed to
advertise these wares cost 512.000. This
gentleman when in this country
called upon G. W. Bill, chief of
t tie division of records and editing at
the Department ol Agriculture, and ex
pressed his amazement that it was diffi
cult to get American wines at lending:
hotels in this country, and t:iat American
hotel-keepers and wine-dealers were in
clined to discredit these native products.
The Englishman also expressed the con
viction that the dependency of the world
in ihe future tut brandygrapes would have
to bo on this country.
During the year the German military
authorities have contracted for tne mili
tary supply of brandy with California
companies. The order is lor nearly 200,000
gallons. California wines are also begin
niui to attract attention in Denmark, Hol
land and Belgium.
One difficulty in introducing American
wines into Europe is tbat their wine
dealers are accustomed to a year's credit,
while American dealers are loth to grant
more than sixty days. American makers
have not yet learned the secret of cams
for their product while it is aging. As a
result the toreign dealers buy now and
bold it while it is aging, which requires
that capital be kept locked up a loug time.
While the cruiser Chicago was in Eng
land the azent of the Agricultural Depart.
meut sent a case of California nines to
Admiral Erben. At one of the many
dinners given to English officers of high
station on board tbe Chicago these wines
were upon the table and elicited many
encomiums from the euests.
It Crashed Through and Wrecked a
Union Depot.
Lafayette, Ina., S< j Dt. 27.— At 1:30
this morning a Lake Erie and Western
freight train going Ea-t broke in two on a
heavy grade near town.
The detached cars crashed Into the
union depot and entirely wrecked that
building, and fencing through South street
ran into the Fott^ral Company's shoe
factory. An alarm of fire was turned in
and the department began a search for
A cabman named Washburn is fatally
injured. It is feared that others are buried
in the debris, as the depot was thronged
withpporls at the time. The property
loss will be about §20,000.
Deposed Sultan Dyirg.
Const antixopi.e. Sert. 20.— Kx-S'ltan
Murad V, who was deposed In 187<i, is

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