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VOL. XLIII, SAJtf FRANCISCO: TUESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 10, 1886. NO. 41. TP B in MFWQ TIib nominations Hot Acted on fcy tlie Senate Reappoints! An Important Swamp Land Decision. Michael Davitt's Mis-- sion. toading and Terms of Samuel J. .Men's WiU. Furious Forest Fires Prevailing in Wisconsin. The Cutting Affair Causing Much Excitement in Texas. An Alleged Dynamite Plot Against England. The Total Destruction of a Town in Norway. Cool Desperation of the Rioters in Belfast. Proposed Nev SteamsMp Line to Panama A Gang of 'Bank Note Kaisers Discovered In Canada A Ghastly Find. 8PECIAL TO THE EX A MIS EE. 1 SWAMP LANDS. An Important raw Train San Joaquin County Oerlded. WASniNGTOJT, August 9. Secretary Lamar to day decided lhe case of Fleming and others, involving 2,300 acres of swamp land situated in Pan Joaquin county. It appears that while these lands were declared to be swamp in 18G6 and turned over by the General Government to the State of California, yet thmugh an over-eight a patent was never issued. Advantage was taken of this omission, no; withstanding that the lands had been reclaimed and are now under a high ftate of eu'tivation and had charged hands several times. The Secretary, in his decision to-day. holds thnt it was settled by the Interior Department that the lands were swamp and belonged to the State, and therefore it would now be unjust to disturb the present titles. CQmSSIONS SIGNED. Several Important Pacific Ceat Fosl-t on. Waptitngtov, August!). The President rigncd a lnrge number of commissions today. Among them were the following : Auguste Alers, Special Examiner of Drugs. Medicines and Chemicals at San Francisco. George Hines, Collector of Customs at Wilmington. Thomas J. Arnold, Collector of Customs of San Diego. The commissions were also signed by ITugh S. Thompson, the new Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, who has baen acting as Secretary in the absence of Acting Secretary Falrchild. THE AMERICAN IN MEXICO. Secretary Bayard Show the Impor tame or the Matter. Baltimoke, August 9. Secretary Bayard, speaking to a Sun correspondent last night of the Cutting case, said he saw no reason why a satisfactory adjustment of the lifil ill y should not be reached. He had been assured that such was the desire f the Mexican Government by the resident Mexican Minister, who said some days ago that his Government would act rromp ly in the ma ter. Secretary Bayard saidimpressively that he considered the principle involved in the Cutting at'air one of the greatest imi ortance, and one as to which the whole country, without reference to p:rty. should be a unit. The per-onal merits or demerits of Cutting himself h- d nothing to do with the matter. It made no ditlerence whether he be n angel of darkne-.s or an angel of lifrht, but it did make the greatest possible difference to the American people whether the contention rai ed by the State Department in his o :seshould be maintained or not. Mi xico claims the right to try an American citizen fort.nortense committed in the United S ates, and Cutting actually has been convicted and sentenced for a libel published in Texas. Mr. B..yard thinks this raises the gravest possible Question, and if the claini of Mexico is core conceded no American traveling in Mexico will be safe. "My countrymen." he said,' with evident feeling, "will not be deceived by p rtisan misrepresentation. They will recognize the graviy of the enestion involved and will never consent that one f their fellow-citizens shall be tried by a foreign rower for an otfnse commit cd in this country. If Cutting bad Mtnbb d and killed his Mexican rival, instead of merely attcking his reputation, dees any one pretend that Mexico could have tried him for murder? Certainly not." The Secretary said he had bo idea of retreating from the position taken weeks ago when he demanded Cutting's release. KNGLItn SPECULATORS AT WORK. New YoKfc, August 9. The Sun' cable special fn m Lnncon s.iys : The imbroglio between the United States and Mexico over the imprisonment of Cutting possesses a peculiarly strong interest for a lar e number of Englishmen who are speculating in land in Northern Mexio. A Lon on syndicate recently purchased enoniinu tracts of Mexican land lying long i he Am rican border, at prices varying from atoll) cents an acre. Mexican agents in London declare that subtle representatives of these Knglish speculators arc fomenting wr between America and Mexico for the sole purpose of forwarding their own selfish interests. They know tha' the result of annexation by the United States of any of the northern districts of Mexico would immeasurably enhance the value of their holdings, and are polling their wires accordingly. CfTTlN'O CLAIMS PROTECTION. Ex. Paso, August 9. Cutting was called upon by the Examiner corre pondent today and found to be in very -chi erful spirits, notwithstanding his gloomy sur-rnundinps. He said that he ext ectcd last night to be sent to Chihuahua to serve out hi term as a common criminal at hard 1 bor. ar.d didn't know but what he mihu be murdered on the journey. i( the Mexicans should be given any pretext whatever. While in this sta'e of mind he wrote a telegram to Governor Ireland and gave It to a friend to seni otT, the following being a c.py: Paho mu, Kortb (Mex.). August 8, 1SS0. To Governor Ireland : I am a citizen of Texas and ask your protection. A. K. Cutting. This morning about 10 o clock Cutting wascalied before Judge Zubia. l he Judge informed Cutting that he was summoned before the Court to receive formal notice that his (Cutting's) counsel had taken an appeal to the Supreme Court of the State of Chihuahua. Cutting was then tvken baek to jail. ... . ... In ormation has reached this side of the river that i-uO Mexican soldiers came np from Chihuahua last night, and a citizen ft sieta, in this county, says, to-day. 2;0 Mexican cavalry camped last night at Faragosaa, a small town on the Mexican eitle of ihe river opposite Ysleta. Captain Drum, commander at Fort Bliss, has sent down to investigate the matter. There are all sorts of rumo s in the city to the eft" et that a telegraph operator states thnt another demand for the release of Cutting went over the wires last night to Yinisler Jackson in Mexico, signed by Secretary 1-ayard. There ia intense excitement and the people are organizing for home protection. VIEWS IN WASHINGTON. Washington, Angnst 9. Ex-Governor Porter, First Assistant Secretary of State, says that it is not at all likely that any serious trouble will arise between this country and Mexico. " What are your reasons, Governor, for this o: inion f" was asked. "Why, simply that neither country wants anv trouble. When that is the case it is generally difficult to get up a broil." "Do you believe the General Mexican Government i3 disposed to settle the Cutting case in a proper way?" "That is exactly what I mean. Diplomatic correspondence is going forward in regard to the matter, and there is practically no doubt that everything will be satisfactorily adjusted in (iua time. It would take but little to incite a revolution in Mexico, and matters havo to be conducted with care, but we are satisfied that Presi tent Diaz is disposed to do all he can in the matter, and it is with him that we are dealing." HEADY FOR SERVICE. Denver, Angust 9. A dispatch from Das Animas says Colonel A. J. Fountain of the First New Mexico militia today telegraphed Governor Koss from - Las Cruces : s follows: "The events at Paso del Norte indicate that our Government will shortly require the aid of volunteers to maintain the honor of our flag on the frontier. I announce myself ready with 400 drilled, disciplined and equipped men to take the field, should New Mexico be called upon tti furnish aid. John A. MeBeth, Captain of the Chaffee light Artillery, to-night telegraphed to President Cleveland, oi'.ering the services of his battery of four guns and 100 equipped men, in case war was declared with Mexico. the rasures case. Chicago, August 9. A special from Galveston sa s : Senor Dcrenno Gonzales Leon, the Criminal Judge for the District of Saragossa, Mexico, has just arrived in Fiedras Negri-.s under instructions from the Sta-te authorities at Saltilio. with orders to exhume the body of Francesco Itasnres and determine the cause of his death, and if he is convinced that the deceased had come to his death as reported, to at once try all the parties concerned. ROMERO AS AN OPTIMIST. PniLADKtPniA, August 9. Senor Romero, in a letter dated Saturday last to a member of the Universal Peace Union, says : "I am glad to be able to conform to the utterance in favor of peace c 'ntained in my letter of the f.th instant- The Cutting matter will, 1 have no doubt, be settled in a manner satisfactory t the Governments of the interested counties." m. TILDEN'SWiLL. The Document ttpened and Read Some of Its Provision. New York, August 9. The will of the late Samuel J. Tilden was read at Grey-stone this afternoon by James C. Carter, a lawyer, of this city, in the presence of all the relatives. The d tcument is a long one, containing about 10,000 words, ana would occupy about five columns in nonpareil tyi e of th 3 great dailies. Besides the members of the family there were present John Bigelow, Andrew H. Green and Mr. Tilden's private secretary, Geo. w. Smith. Colonel S. J. Tilden, Jr., who spoke for the family, said that not a word about the will could be given to the press. 'Ihe family had decided, he said, that no intimation of the terms of the will should be made public until it was oil'ered for probate and as the date had not yet been fixed for the proceeding, he ttould not say when it would be given to the pr S3. BIGELOW SPEAKS. J. G. Bigelow was afterwards seen at his house. 21 Gramerry place, and from him was learned the following facts about the wiil: Si-. Bigelow, Andrew II. Green and George W. Smith are named as executors and trustees. All of Tilden's kimired are generously j rovided for in this way. The whole estate is placed in the hands of the executors as trustees. Each heir is to receive an equal share in the line of hi ! r her consanguinity, that is the nephews and nieces all equal amounts and their children certain amounts, hut they nre to receive only the income derived f om an equal separate specific sum. The prineipal t.t their death is to be dis posed of in a manner which Mr. Jiitrelow would not state. None of Mr. Tilden's relatives, he said, except Mrs. Mary R, Pelton. his sister are given a specific beam et fo ever. To her Mr. Tilden bequeathed the residence at No. 38 West Thirty-eighth street and the sum of 100.000 to live u on. All of his real estate except this is placed in his executors' hands, to be dispo-ed of as they see lit- either by sale, rental or exchange, Greystone and the Gramercy park property falling under the same rule. The executors are frst charged with the duty of setting apart for the relatives the sums named for them, from which their several incomes are to be derived. BENEFACTIONS TO THE PUBLIC. This done, it becomes the duty of the executors and trustees to carry out his wishes regarding certain public beneficiaries. They are charged with the duty. first, of establishing a f ee library in his native village at Lew Lebanon: also in Yonkers, and if, in the discretion of the trustees, they choose to establish a free lib ary in this ciy they may do so and if not they are at liberty to use the funds that the free library would cost in tho promo ion of the educational cause. A great deal is left to the discretion of the trustees. In general terms, Mr. Tilden's relations are handsomely taken care of by the receipt of snecitic incomes which consumes. Mr. Bigelow says, an amount not to exceed one-third of his estate. All the rest and residue is devoted to tho public good and tho trustees are charged with .the responsible duty of choosing such methods as shall prove of the greatest good to the public in the disposition of this property. THE VALUE OF THE ESTATE. The estate is not as large as has been estimated bv some people. The value has been r l ced at 10.txxi,000. but Mr. Bigelow says that sum is double its actual value. As regards a t ublic library for this city, that m -tter is left to the discretion of the trustees as to location, size, equipment and cost. Hence the city will have a library, ir the trustees think that the funds in their hands cannot be used for the public to better advantage. The will, will most likely, be offered for probate in this city, the law giving the executors the right to choose the place of probate, where the estate consists of rroperty si uate in more than one country. Citations will be issued to-mor ow from the Surrogate's Court to atlrela'ives to be present at the probate proceedings. Mr. Bigelow returned to Greystone tonight. Colonel Tilden. Gjeorg' H. Tilden, Airs. Pelton. Misses Kuby and Susan Tilden and Mrs. Hagood are at Greys one. FOUND IN A SHOE-SOX. The Ileadless Trunk of a Man In a Connecticut Swamp. New Haven. August 9. Edward Ter-rill, while berrying in a swamp near Wall-ingford yesterday, found a shoe-box about four feet long, A peculiar smell came from the box, and, thinking something was wrong, he summoned assistance and pried oft the cover and the body of a man, minus head, legs and arms, was revealed. The body was not badly decomposed and death must have occurred within a few days, probably within forty-eight hours. Nothing could be found in the Irax to indicate where it came from. There is no question but what a murder has been committed, but who the victim is cannot be surmised, as no cne has been reported missing. THE WOODS Oi FIRE. Large Districts in Michigan Being Devastated. Milwackek, August 9. A late dispatch from Marquette, Mich., says the city is in danger of destruction by forest fires, which make the air densely smoky. Pender's slaughter-house in the city limits has been destroyed and the nitro glycerine works of the Lake Superior Powder Company are surrounded by fire. Men are fighting the fire with desperation. It is oppressively hot and the fire-fighters are Buttering gieatly. A dispatch from Neilvillesays the fires have been burning in the woods in that vicinity for s-veral days. At Hewiitvilie, ten miles from Neil-vilie, the sawmill, boarding-house and every b..iiding connectqp therewith are barned. Los. 10 "00. Farmhouses in the vicinity are burned and many families are compelled to move into the lieids with their household goods. The fires are. still racing southwest and north of Neilville, destroying grain and farm buildings. Particulars are difficult to obtain. GREAT. EXTENT OF THE FIRES- Milwaukee, August 9. For almost an uninterrupted distance of nearly 100 miles north of Stevens point, along the line of the Wisconsin Central Kailroad. forest fires are raging and hundreds of men are fighting the rlames. seeking to save the towns and villages hemmed in by the surrounding fires. Telegraph communication is greatly interrupted and the details are meager. 1 The complete destruction of the town of Spencer is fully confirmed, and the loss is now placed at $:SOO,000. Several hundred people are destitute and homeless. At Colby, five miles distant, the fire is still raging on two sides. To-night the village of Prentice, in Marathon county, is sui rounded by flames and it is f eare i it will be swept out of existence unless the wind dies out. Near Chippewa Fall3 the fires are confined to the prairies and no buildings were destroved. The advices received at the "Wisconsin Central . Kailroad offices here are that millions of feet of standing pine have been burned- Thouanda of cords of wood piled adjacent to the railway track, many hundreds of dollars worth of ties, deserted camp?, isolated dwellings and much other property are ourneu. COMMUNICATION CUT OFF. The telegraph p. les are burned off and miles of wire ara on the ground, so that communication between Milwaukee and points along the northern division of the Wisconsin Central road is cut on except by the railroad company's wires, which are operated by means of ground connec tions. THE PRESIDENT Considering Nomination Those Not Acted I'uon Reappointed. Washington, August 9. The President is now engaged in the consideration of matters which he wishes. to dispose of before he leaves the city on his Summer vacation. The nrincinal matter occupy ing his attention at present is in regard to tilling tne vacancies, expiring in mo civil service, many of which are due to the failure of the Senate to act ui on the nominations submitted to it- It is believed that in all such cases the per sons nominated will be commissioned to serve until the reopening of Congress. THE VACATION. According to the present arrangements the President win leave w asmugton about the middle of next week, an l will not return until about the tir3t of October. He has considerable business on hand, and will havo to work hard to disDose of it bv the date set for his de parture. He received very few callers today, the most prominent being Sec:etary Lamar, Acting Secretary taircbild, .senator Pugh. Solicitor McCue and Controller Alaynard. REAPPOINTED. The President has appointed and com missioned ait his nominees un.ter tne in terior Department, whose cases were not acted upon by the Senate- There are twelve gentlemen whj are thus reap- DOintecL and anions: them is George W , Julian, to be Surveyor-General of New .Mexico. THE SUBURBAN HOME. The work on his country home is being pustie t us last as possible, lhe root is already on and the large piazza is nearly completed. It will be ready for occupancy wnen the President returns. All callers at the W hite House to-day were informed thathe would not be in the city after this week, and he would dis pense with transacting all public business when away. THE CHiCACO ANARCHISTS. Two of the Principals of the Band Testify in Court. Chicago, August 9. It being reported that Spies and Parsons w ould testify today, the courtroom bo h in the morning and afternoon was very densely crowded, The examination of Spies, though spun out to great length, failed to be as interesting aa was expected. Spies admitted that he wrote the "Revenge" circular and the "To arms" article. He also said that he had purchased dynamite for experi mental purposes and as a matter of curi osity. He further said that the bombs found at the office of the Arbeiter Zeitu.ua were left there by a man he didn't know and whom he never saw before or after. A letter and postal card written by Herr Most in reference to the Hocking valley mining troub.es were read and admitted in evidence. In them .Most wrote significantly of a "me ieine" which he said was better than voting. Parsons was afterward sworn and ex amined, but his testimony rev aled noth ing startling up to the adjournment of Court for the day. MICHAEL DAVTtT. The Principal Objects of His Visit to America. New York, August 9. "Parnell and President Egan," said Michael Davitt to a reporter to.day, " invite me to attend the Chicago Convention in the interest of har mony. I am not a delegate, but came over for a change of air and a short rest. I have promised to address a meeting on Saturday of the united Irish societies at Chicago. During my stay here I shall see and confer with the leaders of the Irish movement. Davitt refused to express any opinion about the reply of President Egan 1 1 Secretary Gleason of the New York Municipal Council on the subject of allowing other societies to bo renresented in the convention at Chicago, lie said that their differences would be adjusted and tb itche influence of the Irish delegates would be thrown for harmony. FIRE IN A MICHICAN TOWN. Hotel, Stores and DwcIHng.Honses Consumed. Saulte Ste. Marie (Mich.). August 9. The entire block facing Water, Cross, Portage and River streets, was to-night consumed by fire. All buildings east of the Chippewa House to Cross s'reet are likewise burn d. About one-half the property in the stores has been saved, in a damaged condition. The buildings burned include the hotels, stores and private dwellings, and are all in the center of the town. Owing to the structure of tiie buildings but little insurance will be realized. The tire, it is thought, will toon be under control, though the wind is strong from the southwest. The telegraph line is disabled and regular business is impossible. The loss will be heavy. NEW YORK HOTES. B amors of Crave Cuarces Against Ei'Majar Erfson. New York, August 9. There are very grave rep rts in circulation at the City Hall looking to the possible indictment of ex-Mayor Edson, on the basis of sworn testimony bef re the Mayor yesterday that he offered certain contracts on the Croton aqueduct to John O'Brien, Chair-roan of the Democratic State Committee, on condition that the Board of Al ermen vote for the confirmation of Fiuz John Porter. Edson's former business associates at the IVoduce Exchange are more or less worried about it. STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. A Stable and Many Talnable Horses Destroved. Omaha, August 9. This morning lightning struck the main stable of the Omaha Fair Association, containing sixteen valuable horses, of which eight were either killed instantly or burned to death. The animals were in training for the races, and were of excellent promise. APPOINTMENTS. Nominations Made for the District of Colnmbla. Washington, August 9. The President to-day appointed Dorrey Claggett of the District of Columbia to be Register of Wills for the District of Columbia, and W. C. Matthews as Recorder c Deeds. Baseball. Washington;, August Washington 3, St. Louis 13. Pittsburg, August 9. Baltimore 2, Pittsburg 7. Cincinnati, August 9. Brooklyn 2, Cincinnati 7. New York, August 9t Detroit 2, New York 3. PHiLAPFLPniA, August 9. Chicago 1, Philadelphia li Boston, August 9. Boston 5, Kansas City 6. FOREIGN NEWS. CENTRAL AMERICA. Talk About Establishing Another (Steamship f.tne. Panama, August 9. The Costa Rican Congress has granted a concession to the Mes-rs. Orcgehcr and Marsh to establish a line of steamers between San Francisco and Panama calling r.t Central American ports to be called "The Spanish Central American Line." It proposes, it is said, to have seven steamers and be re.tdy by October. Diplomatic agents and Government employees are to travel free, and a f -w first-class passages between San Francisco and Panama, and vice versa, are to be placed at the disposal of the Government every year. BRITISH TOPICS. The Festive Dynamiter Azala Worry-lag the British. London, August 9. Tho Home Office has been informed from NewYork that a number of dynamiters have left the United States for the purpose of making attacks on the English Government. The conspirators, the report says, will go from New York to Paris and there await a favorable opportunity for entering England-The Home Office has notified the French Government of the matter. Some of the Home Department officials declare that they believe the whole enterprise, as reported from New York, is merely a renewal of O'Donovan Rossa's demonstrations in order to raise money. Sir Samuel Firguson, Q. C, LL. D., and President of the Royal Irish Academy, is dead. He was 76 years of age. THE FIELD-BENNETT SUIT. A motion was made before the Court of Queen s Bench to-day to quash the Verdict of the Sheriffs jury in the suit of Cyrus W. Field against James Gordon Bennett lor libol, in which the latter was oraerca to pay 5:25.000 damages and costs of suit. The grounds on which the mo tion is asked are that the Court had no iurisdiction in the case. both tmrties to the suit being foreigners and having no domicile in England, and that the proceedings throughout were misconceived and couia not oe supporteu, etc The hearing on motion was post poned until Wednesdnr. " The Anglo-Sp .nish treaty of commerce will come into force August 15th. The returns issued by the Board of Trade show that the imports for the mouth of July decreased 2,150.000. as compared with the same month of that year, and that the exports decreased 610,000. A LOCAL GOVERNMENT SCHEME, New York. August 9. A London cable gram says : it is probable that the next session of Parliament will have to deal with a scheme of local government for the United Kingdom, such a project having already received the favorable attention or Ministers compo ing the new cabinet. and has also been recommended oy proini nent officials of Englind. Ireland and Scotland. The probable duration of the Autumn session of the House of Commons is the subject of considerable speculation. It is certain the minority favor a brief sitting oei ore Ufiristrna3. for the purpose or mak ing known the policy of the uovcrnment ana disposing of the debate whlcu its announcement will necessarily bring tbout before the usual adjournment of the Christmas holidays. This plan seems to meet the Conservative idea of saving time and getting rid of thj troubles mie .lob before the usual time of assembling after the holidays, and it is likely the Tory programme will be formulated accordingly. THE GLADSTONITE. Prominent Liberals. suDPorters of Glad stone, are quietly urging the ex Premier to call a meeting of his followers for the I urpose ot exchanging views ana reanis ud definite rl ins of action before the be ginning of the Autumn essiou. Gladstone is as yet undecided whether he will summon his supporters to meet in conference or not. but it is more than likely that he will conclude to d so. GLADSTONE'S BEAT. London, August 9. Gladstone, who was returned to the House or commons, not n from Midlothian and the Leith burghs, Scotland, has chosen to Bit for the former district. SILVER CIRCULATION. The Government has accepted the proposal of the Royal Commission on the de pression in trade to appoint a special com mission to examine the circulation ques tion. THE BELFAST RIOTS. The Mob Fighting with &avase Dcs Deration. Belfast, August 9. During e riot ing which occurred here Saturday even ing to an early hour this morning, eleven persons were killed and 130 seriously wounded. The majority of the injured persons have shot wounds. Rioting was renewed to-djy and a fierce encounter took place between the soldiers and the mob, in which a number of th j latter wero wounded. A soldier at close quarters fired at a boy, shattering hi3 hand. The soldier was arrested. Reinforcements ot troops to the number of 1,200 arrived at Belfast to-day. A FRIGHTFUL STATE OF AFFAIRS. Up to noon the attempts to stop the rioting proved unsuccessful, and the violence of the mob increase-!. Thirty rioters have been wounded, and lho police keep up a merciless tire npon the moo. The aspect of ailairs became so threat ening that the authorities ordered all tho taverns m the city to be close ! until tomorrow evening. Groups of men are assembled everywhere excitedly discussing the situation. '1 he military early this morning dispersed several mobs at the point of the bayonet. THE CITV LOOKS AS IF WRECKED. The city, owing to the wreck and ruin of the houses, presents a deplorable aspect. Its appearance is similar to that of Paris alter the Commune. It is feared there are numerous deaths resulting from the riots which have taken niace which will never be heard of. The hospitals are taxed io -he utmost to accommodate the trreat number of wounded persons in need of attendance. A painful feature of the riots is the number of children wounded. Yesterday a boy was shot while returning from Sunday school. To day a littie girl was shot on the street, and it is thought fatally wounded. She was cariied away apparently lifeless. Train loads of troops are constantly arriving. FIGHTING TILL THE DEATH. The heaviest fighting on Sunday night occurred in Springtield. It was stated that the battle was raged in regular guerrilla fashion. The Catholics held a field protected by trees, while the Protestants occupied an embrasure opposite in which they lay down. The contestants fought with remarkable coolness, picking each other otr as if they were so many taref.-ts. They were not interfered with by the police or soldiers, who were fully occupied in thecity proper, it is rumored that sixty of tho rioters were shot, many of whom were Killed. BANK-NOTE RAISING- An Establishment In That Business Found In Canada. Sarnia (Ontario), August 9. For some time past the western part oi Ontario has been flooded with $1 and $2 American bank notes, raised to tens. Three or four arrests were made on suspicion, but speedy discharges followed in each case. The guilty parties have, however, been accidentally discovered. On Saturday Provincial Detective Rogers went to Wilkes, ort to arrest Joseph and Justice Wethe: ell suspected of burglary: but the latter saw Rogers coming and escaped across the river. Rogers then searched the house and discovered smo American $1 bank notes raised to 10. a large quantity of paper used in making the changes, engraved plates, paint brushes and acid used in erasing the original figures on the notes. The numbers were raided by means of soft paper and plates. It is said tho plates were made in Detroit. Detective Rogers took possession and will notify the United States Government of the find. The Cholera In Italy. Rome? August 9. The cholera returns since the last report shows that in Brin- disi there were 11 new cases an 1 deaths; Bologna. 8 new cases and o deaths; Ravenna. 10 new cases and 3 deaths: Venice, 6 new cases and 1 death; elsewhere, 51 new oases and 12 deaths. Enslish Wheat Markets. London, August 9. The wheat market is steady on account of small offerings. The undertone is weak. Millers have got so used to low prices that a steady market hardly troubles them. Liverpool, August 9. Market less strong. W eather tine. A Norwegian Town Barned. London, August 9. The town of Skien, Norway, has been destroyed by fire. Loss, 200,000. ST. MARY'S CATHEDRAL Special Services Offered for Preserva tion from F-arthttnahe. A high mass in honor of Saint Emidgius, the jatron against earthquakes, was offered yesterday morning in St. Mary's Cathedral, that the invocations of the saint might avert these visitations. At the conclusion of the mass the congregation publicly recited the litany of the Saints in union with the clergy. Very Rev. J. Prendergast. In making the announcement of the services on the day previous, referred to the universal dread inspired by earthquakes, which, perhaps more than all other calamities, bring us to a sense of Gods omnipotence ; fjr they make un safe mat one ovis oi Burpurv, the ground on which we tread, and men in their confusion know not where to fly for ref nee. As it is always prudent to arm ourselves for impending danger, the speaker desired that his bearers would do this by having recourse to the invincible weapons of prayer to the saints of God, that they might intercede with Him in our behalf to preserve us from those catastrophes which history records have so frequently attended these upheavals." ino L-atnonc inurcn aucuB mo inter cession of St. .tmiugius against eann- quakes, in particular, because a terrible series ot tne same, iuai diq continued thrnnirh a srtace of three days, were once miraculously stopped by his petitions. The words he taught the people to ret eat on the occasion were: "iioiy woo. n..iy and strong God, holy and immortal God, have mercy on us." Religious communities now always kneel and make uso of them when tha earth exhibits disquietude. Tho feast of St. Emidgius is always ob served on the 9th of August. Similar se vices to those that were held at the Cathedral took place in the other Catholic churches. British raln Trade. London, August 9. The Mark Lane Express, in its review of the Bri ish grain trade for the past week, says: The weather has been unfavorable for wheat and prices are steady. Oats are rather dearer. Barley and corn are slow of sale. Mixed American on the spot is scarce and 6d dearer. Four cargoes of wheat have arrived; 4 were s dd, including 1 of California, at 33s. and 1 of Oregon at 33s 6d. One cargo remained. Toe trade in for ward has suffered from its inactive tone. The market to-day was quiet, there being only a very small supply of Engli h wheats, which sold at fully late rates. English flour was steady and prices were not in favor of buyers. There was an excessive supply of foreign, and the market for it was depressed. American mixed corn is very scarce and brings ils ex-shir. Oats were steady. Barleys wete firm, but quiet. Beans and peas were 6d dearer. ' FEDERATED TfiADES. A Letter from Sydney. Australia Constitutional Amendments. The Federation of Trades had a full meeting at Huddy's I tall last night. In relation to tho condition of the Spreckcis boycott in Australia, the following letter was read, which cam j over on the Mariposa: Sydney, July IB, 1S88. To the Federaietl Trades and Labor Unions of Hie J'acijic Voast Gentlk-men: Iain in receipt of your communication of the 4th ultimo, which has been duly placed before tho Seamen's Union and Cook? and St-: wards' Uni-in. After mature consideration, and after interviewing Captain llayward, and reading communications from J. D. Sprcckels. the ioliowing couro cf action has been adopted, viz: 'Hie Maripos i to be supplied with as many union hands in this port as required, on her arrival at San Fr uici--o, all Chinese to b2 discharged and the three men demanded by you to bo taken. Captain Huyward has given us t- unders and that this w;ii bj done, and on these conditions the Mariposa leaves Sydney, bhould she return here again with Chinese she will stay until she takes Europeans. This J. 1. Spreckels and t'a;-a:u Haward th-r-oughlv understand. We deemed it better in jour interests that the Chinese should be discharged at San Francisco, so that eniploynien . which properly belongs there, should not be tiken away from that port. And now, gentlemen, trusting that we have, without using extreme measures, succeeded in mat rially assisting yt u and wi.h a fraternul greeting, we are yours faithfully, Ttio-. Davis, Secret iry of the Federated Seamen of Australasi". P. S- One thing: remember that we will not have Chinani-.n in ships tr.-iin; in this port. We have Europeans first, and make them union men afterwa d. The Council then resolved to attend the funeral of Frank P. Murphy, their late Treasurer, to-day in a bouy. Amendments were made to tho consti tution, section 1 of At title II was amended so as ti make seven in stead of five members on thJ Ex ecu Live and Arbitration Board with the recommendation that thoy be selected from the mechanical trades. Also a commit.ee of live to give news to the press was provided for, to be ap pointed semi annualiy and to serve in rotation. Section 10, Article 11, providesthat ail officers must be regularly elected an 1 accredited delegates, sections Article v i, originally read that "any union organizing a strike wl'hout a prior or subseouent nimroval of the council. shall receive no benclit on eccount of such strike." '1 he word subsequent" was stricken out. Steam shiftmen's Fnlon. The Steamshipmcn's Protective Asso ciation met at Drews' Hall last night, with Vice-President J. Ferguson in the chair. Three new members were elected. It was state 1 bv the delegates from the Sydney Seamen's Union, who were present, that the nre- rooius oi the Mannosa had been exam ined, and found to require the three extra men asseu ior. Iron Trattes. The Council of Iron Trades, at its meet ing last night, received a communication from the manufacturers, which they will act upon on Wedneslay next. Tho man ufacturers promised to call asncci 1 meet ing this afternoon for t he purpose of actinir upon tne t. nion iron w crks strike. THE DEMOCRACY. Committee on Supervision and Arbi tratinn Prrpnrlns for Enrollment. The Democratic Committee on Super vision and Arbitration held a meeting last night at the State Central rooms, at the corner of O'Farrell and Stockton streets, and unanimously adopted the following resolutions : iJto.'r.-d, That if upon the evenlncr fixed for enrollment, at th- hour of halt-na t 7. there shall not be a f 11 Board present, but a majority shall bo vrc--eut. then the two so pre ent shall immediately procee I to elect a third memlei. In case they fail to agree, eacn may nominate one man tor the vacancy who sh-ill be a well-known, rcpu table Democratic resident, and duly lecis- tered in the precinct, if they cannot agree in making a choice they shall Beleot one of the two so nominated by lot. The person so selected shall art in place of the absent member on the Boar 1 of Preliminary Enrollment, and enrollment shall then commence. Jteoieed, That on -Thursday, the 12th of August, ISSt), enrollment in the various precinct clubs begin at the hour of half I a-t 7 in tne evenintr. and terminate at 9 o'clock, when, if there be nf teen or more names on the roll, the election of tempo rary oincers shall take place- At sucn election all on the roll ana pres- sent shall be permitted to vote bv b.illot. The temporary officers to be then elected shall be a temporary President, a tempo rary v ice-President, a temporary Secretary, a temporary Sergeant at-Arms and three inemoersor a canvassingcommi.tee. liesotrcd. That if. on the night lixed for commencing enrollment, only one mom- berot the Board of Knroument shall be present at 7:30 o'clock, then he shall re main until 80 o'clock, when, if no other member comes, he shall ad ourn the meet ing until 7:;f0 o'clock of the following even ing, when enrollment f hall be made: but no enrollment wha ever shall take place on Thursday night, August 1-th, and he snail report such proceedings and ad journment in writing or in person imme diately I the Board ot Arbitration. The names of the Boards of preliminary Enrollment sekc ed bv the committee will be found in another column. . AMUSEMENTS- Baldwin Theater. The anther of " Jim the Penman" has created a new kind of play, which does not fit under any of the old classifications. The bare outlines of the plot, as published in the Sunday Ex aminer, are full of melodramatic sugges tions, while the play itself is constructed on principles that would suit a society drama. The treatment of the plot, its development, the sequence of the scenes, in short, the entire -constructive work of the play, which has all been admirably done, is decades in advance of the dramatic treat ment such plots commonly receive. It is esscnti -Uy moden, an I its e ect is of something entirely original, though the leading character and his position have been maoe use or Detore in fiction and the drama. The secret of his life is not long a secret to the audience after the first act, but the plot is so ingenously contrived that every development, up to the very end of the last act. excites and maintains a vivid interest, and, even with the key furnished, is to a certain extent a surprise. It is nlnnn: d and written with remarkable cleverness, and waf ictedlast night by the Palmer company in a manner that did justice to every good idea in It. A heartier admiration for Mr. Kelcey than Our society made possible was won bv the excellent use he made of his opportunities as ln is Percivai. Frederick Robinson established his position at once by his forcible, finished personation of the difficult title role. His ap pearance goes a long way tow ards making the man real, and his acting does the rest. A new sort of detective, a modern improvement which "fills a long-felt want' in nlava. ia partly the author e and partly E. M. Holland's crcati n. and it is not easy to say to which the greatest credit belongs. A line, smooth piocrt of vLlainy is accomplished n the neatest manner oy Air. le Jloyne. Two breezy, manly young Englishmen are thoroughly well done by Louis Massen and Walden Ramsey. The leadinir ladv of the company, Mis Caroline Hill, man ages -grave, gay, tr.ue and sea.imental scenes with equal sk i. and leaves no suggestion of Mrs. Raist -n's character un acted upon. Her voice is too high pitched o be wholly agreeaMe. bat she is other wise prepossessing.- Maud Harrison plays a nrettv little Dart better than anv one etse could as usual. The entire performance gave thorough enjoyment to a crowded house last night. Ordained Priests. Bight Reverend W. Ingrnham Kin, D. D Protestant Episcopal Bishop of Cali fornia, ordained as priests last Sunday Deacons Ed ward de S. Junny and J. Fred Holmes. The ceremony was conducted at St. John's Et iscopal Church, corner of Fif teenth and alencta t-treets. A very large congregation was present. The ordina tion sermon was preacneo oy rtev. j. Lion of St. Stephen s. The Bishop then exhorted the deacons and by the laying on of hands invested them with the oilicu of priesthood. Rowdy Republicans. The meeting of the Itcpublican club of the Thi ty-ninth District, held last even ing at Turn-Vereln Hall, wa3 so disorderly that trouble was anticipated and the police were sent ior. it was una uy captured by a faction which mads nominations of dolegiitea to the various conventions but these nominations will be snored by the other faction. SACRAIYIENTO. A Propsei Raise of Su preme ani Superior Judges' Salaries. Beginning of the Irriga tion Fight. Riparianists Endeavor Delay the Work. to The Repeal of Section 1422 Expected, Investigating the Charges Judge Terry. of Testimony as to Justices rfbrrlson's and Sarpsl:vs Keats! Condition Eeorgaaizing the Supreme Cort Eta lSpec: to the Examinek.1 Sacramento, August 9. The noon train from San Francisco to d-iy brought up heavy delegation of attirneys who are to give testimony before tho Special Com mittee on the Terry charges. Among the delegation wore Charles Ackerruan, J. W. Winaas, John Garber, T. B. Bishop, It. Harrison, A. P. Hayne. J, 1. Hose. Burnette, S:anley, Stoncy and Pringle. They were intensely anxious to have their testimony taken immediately that they might return in the aftcrncon. Barney Vo-lf was sent out to scour the town and find the mem bers of the committees Ho could only find one or two, however, and it was decided that nothing could be done until 4. p. m., the hour set for continuing the hearing. The feeling among the I.rigtitionists to night is one c f gratiiication. The proceed ing in the House to d y Bhow that thirty five members are lirm in their determi nation to repeal Sec ion lii.2 of the civil code, and that three members now absent with three more already here, will vote for the repeal when it comes to a square test, is assured. The measure will, in ail probability go to a second reading to morrow and pass the House by Friday. A two-thirds vo'e, it is thought, cm be se cured to pass the amendment providing for special legislation on the subject of ir rigation, which will place the next Legis lature in a position to act. If this result can be attained, the session will have been called to good purpose. The investigation of tho Terry charges will undoubtedly result la the defeat of the San Joaquin lawyer; but it has proven to tho satisfaction of all that a re oiganizution of the Supreme Court is ne-ce3sa;y. All the lawyers who have appeared as witnesses admit that a change is necessary. The talk of an early adjournment has moderated somewhat to-night, as the statesmen a- e beginning to appreciate the fact that something must be done. From present appearances the solons will hold together till the middle of next week. COtlKITTEK WORK. Proposed Constilotloaal Amendment InJrr ronst.lera'lon. Sacramento, August 9. The Assembiy Commi: tee on Constitutional Amendments met this mo nftig and considered consti tutional amen Imcnt No. 8, introduced iu the Assembly by Goucher. The mea-ni e is similar to th it introduced by Senator Bed dy. The latter gentleman a peared be fore the committee and explained tho in tent and meaning of the amendment. After several hours' discussion several words were stricken out and the measure indorsed. Beddy agreed with Britt of Lake that the amendment should dis tinctly state that the various irrigation districts should ray for tho work contemplated, lie was allowed time to place sucn a provision in tne Dili. A amended thus far, it reads as follows : 1 lhe Legislature shall have rower anytnmg io me contrary in in is uonstitu tion n twiinstanding to nrovide for tha ston.geof any and the distribution of ail the waters which are now or may here after become tne property or lhe stale, for the purposes of irrigation, mining, and o her beneficial uses: and may establish or provide lor the establishment of irrigation or water districts, and delegate to the directors, t ustees. or other eovernimr body in such districts, the i ower to fix the boundaries of and provide for a system of drainage for such districs; to make by- laws i-na regnta ions ior tne government thereof, not in conflict or inconsistent with the laws of the State; the power to levy taxes on property in the district for district purposes; to lis the times and places ui iiuiuiii(( cio'.uuii, aim uuiiii . iiurpust. The legislature may also confer on such irrigation or water districts the power or right of eminent domain, and such other cowers as it may deem necessarv. not in conflict or inconsistent with the laws of the State. THE SUPREME COCRT. Tho sub-committee appointed to prepare measure for the reorganization of the Supreme Court, in accordance with the in structions of the Assembly, reported back an amendment to the Constitution, which will be recommended for passage. The onlv important change made in the pres ent la w is a provision that no case shall be beard in bank after having been argued in d partment unless threo Justices shall so recommend. Tho -salaries of the Justices are raised to $9,000 per year, and those of Superior Judges in San Francisco, Alamed i, Santa Clara. Sacramento, Butte, Los Ange;es ana xoio counties to $5,000. It was admitted by the sub-committee that the bill would mak no change what ever in the personnel of the Court. an important meeting. The Assembly Committee on Constitu tional Amendments held an important meeting to-night. Goucher'a amendment (No. 81, considered this morning, was sent back with the recommends tion that it do not pass, i ule s amendment (o 2) was amended and recommended for passage, and will be pushed by the irrtgationists. It reads as follows: 1 be watc s of all streams within the State are the property of the public and are dedicated to tne use of the people of the State. Such waters may be diverted ana usea r r irrigation and other beneficial purposes, under regulations prescribed by law. provided that the navigation in navigable streams subject to the control of the United States, and the rights now acquired to appro; liate. divert and use water shall not be impaired. The English common law of riparian light, so far as the same mar be in conflict with this section, shall not be recognized as a rule of decision in any of the Courts of the State. . . . Amendment No. 10. by ule, providing for a recommendation of the Supreme Court, was sent back to the house without recommendation, as were amendments Nos. 5. 9 and 1 Amendments Nos. 6, 13 and 11 were returned to the Assembly w ith the recommendation mat they da not nam na the measu es covering the i; round have been favorably acted upon. TIIE STPRF.HE COl RT. Jasticcs Morrison and Saarpstein's Slental Condition. Sacramento, August 9. The inquiry began in the Supreme Court shortly before 5 o'clock this afternoon. Judge Terry was not present and the defense of the Justices was allowed to proceed. Barney Woolf was the first witness sworn and submitted a pile of statistics from T. F. O'Connor.Sccrctary of the Supreme Court, which showed that from August. 1SS5, to August 1. 1SS6, Morrison had presided on thejench 13S days, and delivered 61 opinions. He 6igned his name to 175 others. Justice Sharpstein had s.it on the bench 112 days and rendered ail kinds of decisions to the number of 47. He affixed his signature to 311 others. During the period nom Art 1.032 cases had Peen i,icd. and i.wi cases were taken over from the previous vear. making a toial of 2.0.tt Cases to the numocrOi l,ot uiu uwu uwtuvu out vv were now on hand. physicians' and lawyers opinion?. Dr. W. E. Tavlor. who attended Justice Morrison in January last, testified that the attack of paralysis had not affected the mental faculties of his ra-lent. John A. Stanly tnouitm tne department yataoi was a decided failure; that the salaries were not high enough to com mand the best legal talent. He knew nothing as to the mental condition of the two Justices. T. B. Bishoc thoneht that both Morrison and Sharpstein, especially the latter, were in a very weaic condiu -n physically. Ate noticed no change in them mentally. J. W. Winan-s was of the same opinion. He thought that they were both as strong mentaliy, as on the day they wero elected, but much weaker physically. It. C. Harrison t orroborated these views. Dr. Taylo', a physician end lawyer, being sworn, gave it as his opinion that Morrison's attack of paralysis had expended itself on the base of bis Lr in. leaving .he intellect unimpaired. Sharputein s di ease was confined to the exterior portion of hid brain. There was no softening. J. M. Burne t, Charles Ackcrman. W.C Belcher, David McCiure. W". C. Burnett. C N. Fox, J. II. Mhoon. E. J. Pi ingle and A. C. Cat! n te-ti cd th .t Morri on was very weak physically, and Sharpstein was now suffuting from neuralgic aitectinn. A recess was ken ut this point until 7uA) P. M. JUDGE TERRY ACTS A8 rRCSECCTOR. On reassembling Judge Ttrry was on hand and act d as prosecutor, and Sol Heydenfeldt. Jr., rn ex-Justioo of the Supreme Court, was the t.rst witness. He tesiided that it was the general opinion ani .ng the bar of the State that the present supreme Court is very weak. The lawyers generally cIhss Morrison as a very we..k Judge, especially since his illness. 1 he business oi tne ou: t is more in ar-rear ! now than ever beioro in the history cf the Court. The gcnetal oj inion of the bar was thai it was some th-ee years behind. Only on last Saturday the witness had talked with JusUee Sharpstein, who said that the bu-in?a .s accumulating and would in all likelihood con iuue 10 do ml Sharpstein said that the CVuimUoioners weis no help to the Court. "I think." continued Mr. Heydenfeldt, "that unless something is done by the governing powers something terrible would happen perhaps a revolution." A REORGANIZATION NECESSARY. Terry Do you not think that seven Justices, brilliant legal men. could handle the business of the Couit f "1 should must certainly think so," was the reply. When the witness had sat upon the bench there was an average of UQ cases decidt d every year. No blockade resulted the busine s being bandied easily. "Do you not tl.n.k the pres-i.t Court should le reorganized C asked Terry. "it should be, mot decidedly," was the positive reply. "I think and believe it to be the universal opinion that the present is the worst system ever known." A. 1". Stoncy of tho San Francisco Bar Association was next sworn, and, being taken in band bv Tcrrv, do.igcd ne -rly every question ut. Being pinned down, however, ho said he believed it to be the general sentiment of the bar that Monp-o:i and Sharpstein hud for a ytar b.;en unable to perform lho functions of their otlices. "Mr. Stoncy." queried Terry, "have you not be-n informed i h it the a-sociato Jus ices of tho Court themselves had contemplated asking the legislature to remove Justice Morrison f" The witness thought for some time, gave several oualifying answers, but at length answered in the ailirmative. He declined to give the name of his informant. A. L. 1: bodes, one of the committee who came up here to present the mem.ri .l of the Bar Association oporingare rganir-tion ot the court, was called. Ia the course of a fifu-en minu e examination the wit- ness did more desperate dodging to escape giving any direct testimony than ha any witness curing the inquiry. He did not waut to admit that he had rinnsuHl an opinion against the competency of the Court, but at length admitted he had. COURT BUSINESS IN ARREARS. He thought that members of 'he bar hail given their opinion ot the Justices to him confidentially, but admitted finally that they were against tho competency of the Court. He did not think that Morrison was pro, erlr discl.arc-in-r the duii nt his oilice, and was aware th..t McKeo generally acted as r"hi..f Justice- He thunght the interests of litigants would be ubserved by a re-organiz tion of the Court. The busine--s of the O urt was far in arrears. One sick Jutk-o would, in the opinion of the witness, delay business a great deal. BAR ASSOCIATION MKMORIAL. The memorial of tha Bar Assneia-lon being brought up, Mr. liod-s admit el that only about Itf'y members of the bar were present when it was adapted. It; would not have been adopted if tho Governor had not refe. red to the Court in his proclamation. Hi,d the proposal for a reorganisation been made at a regular session no prote-t woul i havo been nude. In the witnessr cpimon the a Francisco cairn dar of the Court was a rear and a half in arrears. Judire John A. Stanler. be in a- recalled testified that he hud expressed the opinion mat Jiorrisun was incompetent and inca pacittttcd. lie baited that opinion on the universal sentiment of the Bar. He had been credibly imormed that the Associate Justices ot tne Court had under consider ation a ; cti ton to the Lekisla ure to re move Morns; n. At this point L. B. Misncr. attornev fur the J U' I ires, read a list cf attorne vs. and asked li any ot them ha l expressed an o i .ion as t the Justices coioovtencv. The witness singled out the name of W. W - toe, and said he was one. No further witnesses beinc on fcarxTL Judge Terry said that he would like the committee to suhpena the Associate Jus tices as ttiey were u.ost certainly the best wiiiiesse. McULuhan moved that no further testi mony be heard. Gregory wanted to hear from the Justices, but it was decided by the follow ing vote to close the testimony: Age Davis. sne, -Mcoiasnen, McJunkm and Morris. -No Gregory, Adjourucd, t'ttlI Cl.t LE4.iL 11 1 RE. Kenale. Sacramento. August 9. The Senate was called to order at 2 P. M. The snecial oider ot the d ly. consideration oi the ma- jo i y t nd minority reports of the Judi- cliry "jommittee on mo terry cnarges airainst justices -Morrison and snarnstein. was, on motion, po;t;-oncd until lhursday next, at s p. M. T be Committee on irrigation ana con- ttitutiontil Amendments reported their labors of Friday, which were fully re ported in the Examinkr at that time. Days of San I-r.tneisco introduce-! an amendment io the Constitution providing for five new sections of Article XIV of the Constitution, lhe measure declares ail waters in non navigable streams and natural courses to be the property of the public, subject to Doing leased for a term of not exceeding twenty years. A State W ater I ommi sion. composed I three persons, is provided for. to be appointed by the Governor- The rights of individ uals to water are rect-gnized, and the State mnst c ndemn and pay for ail such rnrhts, I'lacedon Ule. 1 he general nie ocing tacen up. liei Valle s bill. No. in. was read a nrst time. It dedicates the waters c f the State to the rublic. Days introduced a resolution in structing the Judiciary Committee to see what action was necessary to give proper relier to the people de-trous or irrigation: to ascertain what individual rights to the waters of theStite. tf any. had accrued under the laws and decisions, and. lastly, what etieet the repeal of Section 11-2 would have on rurhls acauired by apnro- nrift nm and rioarianists. After a.iiin discussion the resolution was referred to the Judiciary Commit ee- Thc Senate then adjourned. Assembly. When the Assemblymen assembled this aftesnoon each one felt the first great battle for irrigation was to be fought. At last Motlitts bill, repealing Section 1TJ. bad been made the special order for 2 o'clock. ... . . . when the roil was cauea airatn or. Nevada, at whose request the postponement was ordered last Thursday, failed to answer to his name. 'lhe special order was announced and Mctilash.in of Nevada moved that it go over till Wednesday, when his colleague would be present. Mundav oi Sonoma, in a nery epeecn. denounced tho contemptible means y which the riparianists were at tempting to keep tno irrigation measures back and thus weary the fr j:ids of she people. " There ha been too jiuch dodging here, he concluded. -ixi us come down to a siuare test vote and let he People see JUS. wnore every man stinds Delay means rum ti the farmers of the State." May of San Francisco also warmly opposed the vote for del ty. He thought th it no further postponement was duo to Walratb. and the latter knew that the speci 1 order would be cal'ed at 2 o clock and 6hotild have been on hand. McUla-sn an inaae a wctuu i - further delay. . , ,-...- Hazard ot LOS afctict sia inai iuc proposition to bold tac tne wngaium measures was a trick. "" W hy, he continued, "we have given one man al-rath fully a week to look over this lutio isd of ten lines, and ne inui j rewj vote yet. At tne sum - mm! u 'j pocket a resolntion to adjourn sine tiie and efeat proper e-;isian')ii. - "- ' ready. GenUimen. that is ice n.ai truia of it. Cries for the roU-call came from a!l sides and it was ordered. it n-aultcd in tho def. at of the dilatory motion by tho f.dlowi -g voie: A'es Allen. Hohlert. Carter of Sol.mo, Colby, Culver, Daley. Davis, Deveney. Ellison. Firebaugh, Heywot.d. II last, r, Hua-ey, Jones. Kulbet. MclXmald. Mc-Ulashan, AicJunkin. Porter, Bosebc ry, Suliivan, Van Voorhl-s, Ward of Sau Fiancisco. W oo 1 and Wood wurd '.3v ,,jAshe. Banbury. Barnes. Heard. Fritt, Corcoran. De Witt, Douglass. Edwards, French. Grego y. lWard, Heath. Henlev. Hunt. Johnson. Long, Loud, lxveli. May. Mears. Moffitt, Morris. Munday. Patterson. Pedet, I7le Keeves, bwaync. Terry, Watson of Ala meda, Watson of El Dorado. Weaver, i ule and Speaker Parks On i he deicu of his motion McGlashan attempted to obtain a r-ostfM ncinent until tomorrow, but Walrath entered at ih,.t moment and announced that his train had been delayed. The motion was withdrawn and Speaker Parks announced that tha c;ae-:ion would be on W a.rath s amendment to Mold t's measure- It is whas is known as the miners' amet.dnv at, and would destroy the purpose of the rep al measure- Voo.iwa.d of San JoaijUin promptly rose and opened the riparian fight in the As-embly. He presented as a suoeti ule a section dc;'.ni!.g ripari u rights, exactly si'idiar to that ottered by senator Saxe w hich came up in the senate irrigation Com null on Friday last and v as fully reported in these dispatch s. The e..ect of it would be to turn ail the waters of the State over to the monopolists. ilun'i ij wistlii first to s;eaK ppo-tng the fUbs itule. lie said: " 1 his give tne riparian owners every drop of w. ter in the streams of California. It rters to irrigation where pracucaoie. 1 wouid ask where is the stream that is not pracl.cable fer irri-.-stion f it insmio is!y fcives rioa-rianista the risht to &cli U the waters. 1 he author of it p eiends to be in favor of irrigation, yet he comes here ami attempis to-wipe out ail the appropriate s fights. Where will the tanner &nd miner ttl.nd under thisubti utei AU their rights are snatched from ihcni- Wo.idward should net pose as an irrigator and then put in uch a measure It embodies all the claims that we e mde by th .t man l.i.i before the irr.gation I ommitlee- bo who cl .irus that t very drop of water flowing iu tho stream by his hmd is his pronerty. to di nose cf how he will." M.md-y s remarks made a decided impression. Woodward, in reply. said that he did net think the clause gave the ripariiinits the r.ght to urinate any more land than that on mo OtnKs of the streams, lie omy wanted to reduce riparian rights to a minimum. He admitted that conditions had changed, and th.it the law passed twenty years ago was not available now, but he wanted a whole new system of law before he would listen to a;-y change. M y of saa Frncisco thought that Woodward h.id miaie i the riparianists. Although announcing himself as bei.ig an irrigationist. he introduced he most riparian measure of the session, it confirmed and increa--ed all the rights the monopolists bad claimed. Firebauh f San Francisco was quite windy, but f aid nothing. Ixnid of San Iranciseo followed, and paid his respects to Firebsugh. He saii: "Who can doubt that r. Firebaugh is an irrigationist I He says he is. but his posing here is very peculiar. His methods are open to c. ilicism. There is also a certain san Franci-co pa-, er tli.-t masquerades in favor of irrigation, but at this stage of the fight advise., us to go heme and give the in-opte no water. We have discussed this measure for two years, and u we aon t understand ic now. why. we w n't in a hundred ye; rs. Some members of this house fay they want light. What light f he exclaimed, looking t -ward the tni rubers of the metropolitan delegation who voted for delay. "It can't be God s light. 1 hope and trust that we will settle this measure now and forever." Gregory of Amador followed ia one of the most etiective appeals of the session. He said: "it h-.s now been three weeks since we were called together, which time, together with H0.VOJ of tho people's money, has been s;snt in ph-mes ant excursions to S. n Francisco. Members have pleaded for time in order that thev miiznt fully investigate this mora ntous nuetion. In order that they might have an opp.rtu- niy to obtain an expression of sentiment from their constituents. in order that the riparianist, the irriga tor and the miner might hare an up- Sortuuity to present his grievances, and uring that lime they have enjoyed every facility imaginable. They have heard the bills discussed in the committees, they have read the o, ini -rs of theabicst minds in the State, an i in my pinion there is no r a on why ws should not settle this ouestion, eapeciaily as Section 112 ot the Civil Code goes in the peti ion pre-scn ed to the Governor urging him to ad this extra session, the petitioners agreeing to vote for the repeal of this section. 1 question no man's right to change his opinion when be has suiiicient reas ,ns for so doii.g, nor do 1 question the motives of any member upon this floor in trj io? to postpone a vote npon this bill, bat I io claim that every member whose mature ib at ached to Ui it uocument is m honor bound to vote for the repeal of Section It.' J t'T ri-c in his place and state the reasons th it impel him to to e taimt it. It is a poor excuse to oiler that you did not know the contents of that document, f. r if a man voluntarily signs his name to a document without a nii-reprscnla ion of ihe contents and a' ter he had ample pp-Dortutiitv to examine the auuie. he must miiiie. the cncjuences. It wi 1 b a poor apology l your constituents, gentlemen, when this petition Khali 1-e nubli bed. as it surely wiil be. to say you wirJ not aware of its con en s. I tell you. gen lie- men, beware, for if your name is attached to that memorial you will have a very ha d time in ex- latninz o your people why you voted against lho re i sal of sec tion II For my part, if I was one f the i his bill I wouid not dare to return home. I could not face the just indignation of an outraged t eople. f could never atrsiti look into the smiling faces of my innooent children with the brand ef a pledge-breuker upon my brow. I would rather die by my own h ind. I appeal to you. gentlemen, to be true to your pledges, be true to the people who have honor- d you with your po it ion. and vote down all amendments and vote for the ttpeal of Section il." At thi9 point Yule of Trinity moved the previous question. It was loet by a vote of 15 ayes to M noes. Mcolashan was next on the floor and excused his position by stating his belief tli at the ti--ht was one of factions. He straddled the issue in good style bv declaring himself neither an appropriator nor a rinariauist. Hazard ot Los Angeles followed. He claimed that no man was honestly for the peoi le rf he voted against the repeal ot Section Il? Said he: "That is the con trolling section tha' auth -nzed the Supreme Court in their late deci ior." He continued : " It warranted them in believing that we wanted t import an infamous doctrine from England. If we allow it to remain on the statute book we take from the people of the south the right to use wa er and buna up tne state. As the gentleman ce sed. Culver of Yoio moved to postpone further consider ation until Monday. The ayes and noes were called for, with the following result: Ave Allen, uuhlert, carter ct soir.no. Colby. Culver, Daley. Davis, Iieveny, Ellison, rirebaugti. Jicywooo. iiomsie.-, Hnsscy. Laughliu. MclKinald. McGlasban, McJunkin. McLean, Morris. Por er. Ko-'C- berry. Sullivan. Van Yoorhies, V airath. W atson or Aiameaa, vtara oi ran rran- ci-e Wbitconib, W ood and A ood- ward A'oes Ashe, Banbury. Barnes, Beard, Black. Pritt. Clark. Cook. Dewlf. Douglass. Edwards, French. Gregory, Haza d. He .th, Henley, Hunt, Jones, lung. Loud, l.oveil. May. Meares. MotRtt, Munday. Patterson, Pellet. Pylo. Peeves, Swayne, To ry, Watson of El Dorado, W eaver. ule anu speaaer uaras w. Firebaugh sta ted lortn in a longspeecn. when the previous question was moved by Moflitt. It was lost; ayes 21, noes 41. Sullivan of San Francisco, one of thoe in favor of delay, sprung another motion to adionrn, but it was lost by a vote of 27 aves to 33 noes. The former were the fame as those voting for the t revions motion of delay, with tho exception of Morris, Koseberry. Colby and Woodward, who vot d no. Swayne and Jones changed to aye. Ed war 8 of Los Angeles, in a glowing speech, advocated he defeat of thetub-slitute and the repeal of Section I12J. At 4:13 ociock U alralh moved to make tho business in hand the special order for to-morrow morning at 10:30. The motion prevailed by a vote oi 33 ayes to 21 noes. EUECLARS 11 SAN JQSE. They Ransack the lion se of a Jadse, bat Obtain SolHlac San Jose, August 9. Burglars last night entered the residence of Judge Belden, on Eleventh street by cutting out the lock of the kitchen door. The whole lower floor w.,a ransacked; drawers, etc.. were emptied, but nothing is nuu it ia sup. osod that some noise up tans frigh,ened the burglars away before their work was complete. A tecliou of the door ws removed by boring auger holes. There is no clew as to w no uie men are. LOCAL BREVITIES. Patsy Hogan's sporting hous, IJ Kills. Fxtra mineo pies. Swaia'silJ Sutter s Forbanoues at id dinners use Elise Extra Lh-y. Best eMAMPAGJtK in market Ladies' French kid bnttin boots f t. worth $.v Less t Bros.. 10 Kearny bt, nr.llne." Tha nubile are eordiaily lnntel to In spect tne elegant Hamman Bafciis, 11 and Von Snn is under arrest on a cnarjre oi burvlary. He is accused of feloniously en- tertng a 1 ninese loo'-inc ncuc . Ihe tmrd e lai or jonn J.inwn ri- Aa-istant Secretary of the Harbor Commissioners, convicted of eiube-x.ement, has be-en set for tho oiLh inst by Judge Attorneys are notified that after Sej tcm- ber 1st rule 2 of the Supteme Court, re- latin? to the extension of time for I. ling transcripts cf ho record Wiil be iiterahy enforced. St Jacobs Oil cures neuralgia and rheu matism and conquers pain. The Osnscrews Toy Pi Ma-Albert Howard, a colored lad. was manipulating a toy pistol yesterday, when he weapjn exploued and sent the oa lot int his left wrist He appliu 1 at the Re ceiving Hospital for treatment Trappers' Oil cures lame back and all pain. C A. R. Preparations for t trteraas at the irdea City. San Jose, Angust 9. The Lr-gan party, at 8 o'clock to-morrow morning, wiil be received by Judges Beldcn and S;ncer. B. D. Murphy, T. ElUrd Beans. Mrs. Belden. Mrs- Mayor Breyfogio, Mrs. & O. Hotgbton. Mrs. George it. l-os man and Miss Harbour. A two or three-h urs ride will be taken immediately after the arrival. Tho remainder of the lxc.-J Ueocpuon Committee tro la tan Francis -o and wiil rem .in with the main body of excursionists, orriviijg here) at lo-j.0. Tho city is i.n !y decorated. The second annual exhil.it of Srcit and vine i rrxi lets of Santa t iara was o;ncd this evening nnderthc ms nattering auspices, tho immense new hall beins; i ;l-d to overflowing. The display of ah vr.rieiina of fruits and flow ers is u most nianiri-eent ever mwb ia ti county, itu hill wil be thrown pen to the U. A. It. vu o s tomorrow. PREPARING TOR THE TTITOns. Los Asselks. August SL Active preparations are beir.g ni de toward ixs Angeles t.r.md A my Day." t be held her next 51 n.l.sr. 1 he commi'toe are soliciting subscriptions to pro.eriy receive and entertain Uie visitors, tna'iy of whomwui begin t j arrive i a sturday. IRISil KATIOHAL LEAGUE. Departure or Velecates to t e Chirac Convention. Queenstown , August 9. At least three thousand people as tC moled on the quay yesterday to bid boa voyage to Joha E, Bedmond. M. P. for North Wexford. Joha Deasy. M P. for We-t Mayo and Wii.iam O'i-rien. editor of United Ireland, wha have ben commissioned delegates to tha Chicago Convention, and who sailed on theSe. via. Four public bodios t resented an address, in replying to which Mr. O'Brien said : " We a e, et the in tance of ourcistinguUbed loader, t i vi.-at a land whose peo; ic have expressed for us trong sympathy anJ have given substantial aid in our streggie to secure Icgi.d ili n and independence for our country. Durinzour (hort absence repressive n, asures may be fotced on you. but your un -onijuerable spirt will be more Uian a match for them. In the present cri is. every Irishman w ho loves his country will do his n mnct t preserve order and i ace. to pet down crime and t give no ptvtet by wh ch the policy of coercion c n be excu sed. Le pi-tieut and firm and the God of jutti u w ul aid us in our struggles and make our country a prosperous and happy land, governed by Irishmen fordrisbuie-n." Rrldee Across Eos .tsele Kirer. Los Avuet, August 9. The City Council to-day appropriated Jlirt. toward the construe, ion of aa iron passenger and tailrsai bridge across the IjOS Armeies river, be ween the end of Buena Vista street and East Los Ang, 1-s. Tha Sou'.hern Pacific and San Gabriel Valley raUroads and ptivate snoscriptious are 14 increase the amount JAi.0i.idL A aervlor Resigns. Los Anoeles. August 9. Scpervisos George Hinds of Wilmington to-day for wards his resignation to Governor Stone- man. tolakeetRc immediately. tjenahla him to a sunie the luues as Couocl.r ot Customs at San I c Iro. Tiie universal deraaad for a Pleasant and EHeclive LaiitiTC, Gentle ia its Action, and Truly Beneficial ia Effect, led tatlie p redaction of tiie now Farnoa.3 Liquid Fruit Bemedy, SYRUP OF FIGS Which has given such general satisfaction. that it has l-econie the most popular family remedy of the age. It Is the most easily taken and the most pleasantly effective remedy known, to cure Habitual Constipation, Indigestion, etc. and to cleanse the system when Bilious o costive. In its manufacture we utilize the deU-ciuus fruit of this favored land. mvrricrcRsn only by thk CALIFOHMIA F!3 SYRUP CO. Han I risriM-ii. C-L For sale by all the leading drugcis's oi tho Coiled States, in -V C and f 1 bo. ties. lec&aiics' Instils Fair TWENTY-FIRST EXPOSiTIOM. SAX FRANCIsCe 1SS5. pens Ansnst ?!ta- lose Sept. talk, IS THEIR Immense Pavilion on Irkla street, wlt aGrand Display of xiti riLami mxu rACTURt l PKOUCCTS )P TUB PacIUU Coast. Including a tasgniflcetit Colic, lion of tiil and W atcr-l'oior Paintings. Art Work and Photography: michimkt ia operation: A f-rinL iiokil KVHttttr each week: tho finest display of t-Rftrs. gkaivs and vwJKTiftlxs ever bef -ra pre sented to tae people, tnd a grand instrumental concert day and evenii-g. IT: ICES t iF ADM lssl N Dmble Sea son Ticket $5; Sincle Season l icks'. Adult s Single Admission. M Cents; Children's Single Admission. 2 Cents. Members of the Ins itnto entitled to Season Ticket at half rates- rull particulars given or sent on appli cation to the Asti&tant Secretary. No, 31 Pot street. P. B. fiiRWALU President. -J. H. Gil. MORE. Superintendent. W. P. STOUT. Secret..!. J. IL CULVER. Assistant Secretary. RECISTMTII ....FOR THE. GENERAL ELECTION! t LL ELECTORS DFSIRTXG TO VOTE j. at the General Election, to be held November 2. 1 vst mnst bo registered re gard less of any previous registration. i legist ration for the General Election, to be held Novembers. 1)0. will commence) at the office of the liegistrar of Voters, in the basement of the New City nau. on Wednesday, August 4th. and will con tinue until Monday. October iitn. in clusive. Office hours: 9 A- m. to 5 p. m. Bv order of the Board or Kiecuon ee mis isaioners. P. F. WALSH. August 1. ISSft. Registrar. O. R. and M. Co. CHANGE OF TIME To Portland and Astoria, Oregon. TnE ATTENTION' OF TKAV ELER3 is called to the change of time in tha sailing of steamers between an inu Cisco and I'ort-an I. Oregon-Persons who have engaged a ceo m mods-lions on steamers sailing between tho 3d and 1Mb of Ausrust are requested to caU at the ticket oface ill Montgomery street and make arrangements to conform wil the new sailing ditrs- GOOD ALL, PERKTN3 CO., So. 10 Market street S. F.. Ag-nta. X'O I- SALE 4 T PIEDMONT, ALAMEDA COUNTY, California, by order of the U. SL Commissioner of Agriculture, the building kn-.wn as the L- S, Experimental si.it Cub ure Station, situated uroa Lot No. II of the revised mso of Iedniont Park, ia Oakland Township, Alameda c unty. California. Also two acta of bookcases and lockers, six cane-seated chairs, two pir tsbles. two stoves with piping. 23 Harden, hand grenades, one cutting machine, one spring balance- one set ot miscellaneous atrricultiiral implements. This sale wiil take pi ,oe by pnMic amotion upon the premis. s on FRIDAY. August ix IvsV, at 1 o'clock p. f. Terms eif mlk e ash ia U. S. gold coin, and the building and other artn-lc above enumerated aie to l removed frm af jro-said land w ithin tea days from dato of sde. r they may remain thereon at weep ion of lhe owners of said land. Superintendent V. & Silk Culture Km rf-ments at San Fram-isco. anfornu. Xt U a "ict unt if e .i . . . IT . .1 ..in J o J ruffcOU. PIMOS A L KA VCEOKT a CO- lli Du it ti j. PACIFIC BUSINESS COLLEGE sta rsr at le tCiiiARHIP, 7 "S.-a- rcr ttrcalar.

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