The San Francisco Call from San Francisco, California on January 30, 1902 · 9
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0 THEATERS HAVE PLEASING BILLS Wide Range of Attractions Is Offered Playgoers. 1ST IDS CUTS A TRAIL DUTCH PREMIER ST Maniac. Kills Himself in Santa Clara County JaiL Southern Jobbers Meet San Francisco Rates on Sugar. Citizens of Many Cities Honor Memory of McKinley, Governors and Orators Praiso Work of the Late Executive. Trans - Alaskan Exploring Party Survives Awful Hardships. Finds Two Chains of Mountains Not Shown on Maps of the North. Dr. Kuyper Admits the Truth of Balfour's Statement. "The Ameer," "Ole Olson" and "Coralie & Co." Drawing Large Houses. Yukon Discovery Rivals Wealth of South African Rand. Patient Committed to Agnews Is Confined in an Unpadded Cell. Decide to Fight to a Standstill to Retain Their Trade. Germany Maintains That She Made No Effort to Intervene. , THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, THURSDAY,; JANUARY 30, 1902. POUNDS HIS HEAD AGAINST A ILL CHEAP SWEETS FOR A1GELEN0S PAT TRITE - IN WILDERNESS OF QUARTZ GOLD-LADEN FRMS "The Princess Chic" Is in its last days fct the Columbia Theater and the pretty opera has met with the success it fully merits. Miss Ecrrl lias proved her place among comic opera artist a very high ne and her purporting company is un-i:silly competent. One of the most important attractions i the season follows, Viola Allen in her i ew play, "in the Palace of the King," a dramatization of P. Marion Crawford's i:Ovel of the name, by LorLmer Stoddard, -.liss Allen will be supported by an excellent company and the settings of the 1 lay are said to be of the most sumptuous traer. 'The Ameer" at the Tivoll is one of the l-ett things the little opera-house has put ou. Perns Hartman in the title role is t xcruciatir.gly tunny. Harry Cashman coms a pood second as Jieezaburd. Frances Graham as Mirzah has made a very fcood impression and Anna Lkhter sings the part cf Constance with all her old-tjne sweetness. Annie Myers is happily cast as the maid of Constance and has t-ome vcrv pretty sor.gs. The new; tenor. Harold Gordon, has established himself as a first favorite with the Tivoli clientele and supplied a long-felt want in the com-pany. Arthur Cunningham s brigand is a splendid effort and Webb does well, but might do better, as the court fool. ihe Amer" is good for a Ions run. Edwin Arden's melodrama. "Zorah," Is Pleasing large audiences at the Grand opera-house, Mr. Arden has an impressive part as a venerable Jewish rabbi and Luia Nelson Hall makes a strong and pleasing impression in the title role Others in the cast are Mr. and Mrs. Gardner Crane, who make their first appearance this week at the Grand Opera-house; Herschel Mayall. Fred J. Butler and Burr Carruth. '01e Olsen." the evergreen Swedish play, is attracting good houses et the California. Ben Hendricks, who is seen in the title role, was the first and is still the 1 e?t actor of Swedish parts, and he isiwell supported by his company. The Swedish Ladies" Quartet is a very attractive feature of the bill, furnishing some exceedingly pretty numbers. The next play at this house, to make Its first ipoearanee in San Francisco on Sun-dav night, is "The Pride of Jennico,"- the i ornantic drama in which James K. Hack-ett found so much fame. "Coralie and Company is serving to amuse Alcazar audiences. It is more fun-r.y than vulgar, but has some ingenuity of construction and some clever and ln-genious mechanical devices in its setting. The companv is much better than the plav, and skims over its risque situations with admirable lightness of touch. Juliet Crosby does particularly good work In her role, and Margaret Wycherly, Oza Wal-drop. Marie Howe. L L. Alsop. Frank Paeon and George Os bourne all do clever work. . Next week "The Danites" will be put on. The following telegram was received last night from Santa Barbara announcing that the Nordica song recitals dated for the coining week will be deferred until further notice: Madame Xordica suffered throughout this evening from the effects of the hard etraln of the pat l-w days and the trhaking up re- tiveci !n a rai'.road accident in Alabama a t-hort time ago. Notwithstanding this fact her voice was perfect. To-night the canceled all -r.paerement? for the next week or tea days, e.e she mus-t have absolute rest and quiet. The t-lnger is lu the bands of a physician. "A Man of Mystery" is mystifying the Central aud)nc;s this week, much to their pleasure. It is a stirring melodrama of love and mystery, and blood and thunder, that is very well done by the Central c ompany and very well staged by the Central management. "Master and Man" comes next week. " The tremendous success achieved by the great pianist. Josef Hot'mann, at his first recital is the talk of the town, and a big rush will be on hand to-morrow afternoon at the Columbia, when the virtuoso will appear for the second time. Hofmann has i'ttn accorded the finest reception tendered a musician in years and seats for the Friday recital are accordingly in great demand. The corrected programme for to-morrow's concert will be as follows: 1. a) Praeludiurn and Fugue, A minor.. Bach b Bonate, A flat major. Op. 39 Weber Allegro moderato Andante Presto as- s&l Rondo. c) Scherzo a. C'appriccio...... Mendelssohn d) Berceuse (e) Mazcurka Josef Hofmann (T) Caprice espagnole ..Moszkowskl 2. (a.) Polonaise A fiat major. ........... ti,) Two Polish songs. G flat major and O major Chopin c) Barcarolle Rubinstein id) Second PJiapsodie Liszt The Chutes has for eccentric to-night a "fat ladies" stilt contest. Ella Burt, who "chutes" the chutes on a bicycle, remains the chief feature of the entertainmenc. The second concert of the series now .eir.g given by the San Rafael Orchestral Society will take place on Friday evening, January SI, in the opera-house, at S:la o'clock. The soloist on this occasion will be Miss Mary Carrington, pianist, who has recently returned from London, where she has been studying for four years. The programme is a very worthy one, and no doubt the concert will receive the support it deserves from the music lovers of San Rafael. The numbers are as follows: March, "Comedy King" , C. H. Hirst Trombone solo, "Asleep In the Deep'...Petrie Prank Weems. Oasis. "A Caravan Episode" Otto Langey Piano solo, (a) Etude Op. 2u, No. 7 Chopla (b) Moto Perpetuo Von Webe- Miss Carring-ton. a) Sextet, "Lucia di Limmermoor". -Donizetti b) Kntre Act, "Rosamondc" Schubert (For ftrir.gs only.) Overture. "P.ridal Rose" Lo valine Piano sclo. Tremolo, Etude de Concert Gottschalic Miss Carrington. Waltz. "Atnoureee-" Bergcr (New.) The great cycle whirl. Josephine Sabel, Jordan and Crouch, Kelly and Vio-le-tte. the .N'ambas, the Da Coma familv. the Taylor twin sisters, Ada Arnoldson, and the Uiograph, showing "The Matron, i-takes," is the excellent list of attractions at the Orpheum this week. The "cs-cle whirl" is a thrilling and sensational act a.ud the raoet extraordinary exhibition of bicy-iinjf eccentrics that has yet been here. Josephine Sabel is another favorite feature of the bill and the whole programme is of the best and is serving tu amuse the usuai huge Orpheum audiences. To-morrow afternoon at 2:15 sharp, the first of the second series of symphony I Well Fed g Vell Bred You can pick g a steady user of Grape-Nuts r- Special Dispatch to The' Call. . SAN JOSE. Jan. 29. Trobolto Matteo, an insane patient who was committed to Agnews Insane Asylum on Monday, died in the County Jail to-day from the effects of hurling himself head foremost? against the brick wall of his cell. Matteo, who was 50 years of age, was arrested last Friday by Deputy Constable Castro for stealing lumber from W. C. Krieg. He was charged with petty larceny and was to have been tried for the crime to-morrow. He was. a "sour wine fiend," and when arrested was intoxicated. On Saturday night he became wild with either delirium tremens or insanity. He hurled himself against the cell In the big tank, and when two cellmates interfered he attacked .them. Finally Jailer Drcischmcyer had to remove the others from the cell to quiet him. When Matteo was bathed on Sunday it was found that his arms and body were bruised and there was clotted blood on his head. Symptoms of insanity developed cpuiekly and after examination Drs. Bangs and Simpson signed a commitment to Agnews. Yesterday morning Deputy Sheriff Bache, who was to take Matteo to Agnews, went up to the cell and found him unconscious. City Physician Laspada was called, but the old man never regained consciousness and died about 11 o'clock this morning. An examination of the body this evening showed a wound on the top of the head, which is undoubtedly a fracture of the skull and which was the cause of death. County officials are criticized for not having provided a padded cell for Insane persons, the Sheriff having repeatedly petitioned for such an apartment. ASSAILANT OF FLOSSIE WHITE GOES TO ASYLTJK Edward L. Coons' Delusion Is That Children Are Afflicted With White Devils, Oakland Office San Francisco CalL 111S Broadway, Jan. 29. The insane delusion entertained by Edward Ll Coons that he is commissioned to drive evil spirits out of the bodies of every child he meets convinces the police department that he is the man who attacked and bound little Flossie White. Testimony offered before Judge Ogden today, when Coons was examined on a charge of insanity, bears out this theory as to the identity of the man who has been so long sought. On the strength of the stories of witnesses and Coons' own admissions that he has attacked children Judge Ogden decided that the safest place for him is the State hospital at Ukiah, to which institution he committed the patient. At the examination Coons was first permitted to tell all about himself. On the events of his past life his memory was clear enough. Judge Ogden and the examining physicians, Drs. J. L. Miton and Myra Knox, succeeded in drawing out the history of his life from his boyhood until the present. His troubles seemed to have, begun after he married his second wife, in ISiiO. He had trouble with her and claims that it led to his being put in the insane- asylum at Ctica, K. V., where he was then living. He came Jo California then and in was committed to Ukiah, having become afflicted with religious mania. He stayed there three months and has since been living in Oakland. But on the subject of evil spirits and little devils Coons demonstrated that he is altogether crazy. He said that It is within his power to distinguish devils in children as soon as he see them and that he can drive them away by pounding their bodies with his fists. "That boy over there," exclaimed Coons, pointing to a child named Claude Altman, whom he is accused of having abused, "hasn't got any devils in him because he is too small. If he was a little bigger, though, he would have them." TESLA MUTER IS KILLED BY DYNAMITE EXPLOSION Alexander Gianetti the Victim of an Accident Four Hundred Feet Below Earth's Surface. . Oakland Office San Francisco Call, ' 111 Broadway, Jan. 29. By the premature explosion pf a set blast of dynamite at the Tesla coal mines this morning Alexander Gianetti, a miner, was blown to atoms. The accident occurred at 3 o'clock in the 400-foot level of the mine. Gianetti had gone to work on the night shift and had been preparing the blast, after working several hours on the drill for the insertion of the dynamite cartridges. Shortly before the accident occurred he had arranged everything for the explosion. It is supposed he was attaching the fuse when the blast went off, before he had a second's warning. Near him in the tunnel were several other miners, but they escaped injury. As soon as the result of the accidental discharge was known a rescue party went through the level, only to find the unfortunate miner's body had been blown into a hundred pieces. The remains were gathered up and after being placed in a coffin taken to Liver-more, where an inquest will be held later. Little is known of the miner. Dynamite Kills Three Men. HALIFAX, N. S., Jan. 29. An explosion of dynamite at the Marsh colliery, Thorn-burn, Pictou County, to-day killed three men and demolished the structure. The dead are: J. W. SUTHERLAND, resident man-WALTER SUTHERLAND, underground foreman.' JOHN WILKES, overground foreman. 'rn"lT'i"l vl i v vn vrrn'i' i v 9 concerts, under the auspices of the San Francisco Symphony Society, will take place at the Grand Opera-house. Director Paul Steindorff has prepared a splendid programme, which includes Dvorak's "New World Svmpbony," the Nutcracker euite of Tschaikowsky, Weber's overture, "Der Freischutz," and the Rhapsodie by Lalo. Such a symphonic offering has never been offered before In this city. The orchestra of fifty-five men, with Glulio Minettl as concert-meister, promises unusually good work. The sale of seats is progressing at Sherman, Clay & Co.'s, with a large demand. Piano Company Incorporates. The interest of the Eilers Piano Company of Northern California' has been merged into a corporation called the Pommer-Eilers Music Company. Articles of Incorporation which were filed yesterday show a paid up capital of $50,000. The officers of the company are: Hy. J. Eiiers, president; B. U. Stelnman. vice president; A. J. Pommer, treasurer, and A. R. Pommer, secretary. ' According to the articles of incorporation the new company will manufacture, buy and Bell, wholesale and retail, pianos, organs and musical merchandise. Mr. Eiiers has for a number of years been prominently connected with the musical trade of Portland and Spokane. Mr. A: J. Pommer has for twenty years been identified with the music business of Northern California, during which time he has conducted a large store in Sacramento. Mr. B. U. Steinman is well and favorably known among the business and traveling men of the State. The new company will occupy February i the premises at 633 Market street, recently vacated by the firm of G. W. Clark & Co. Special Dispatch to The Call. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23. Sugar will be cheaper in Los Angeles; a condition that confronts the Los Angeles jobbers has made this imperative. The reduction is a result of the conflict that for .weeks has been waged among San Francisco Jobbers. In the northern city the sugar rate card was long ago smashed, the product being sold at less than refinery prices. So. bitter did this struggle become that many San Francisco jobbers quoted prices that enabled the Los Angeles retailers to lay down sugar here at 20 cents per 100 below the rate that has ruled In Los Angeles. This caused a marked decrease in the sales by Los Angeles Jobbers In the field that they claim is exclusively their own. Tiring of this and other influences that were undermining the home trade tha Los Angeles jobbers determined to fight the sugar question in Los Angeles to a standstill. From to-morrow morning, until further notice, the retailers of Los Angeles will be enabled to purchase granulated sugar at 54 SO a hpndred and beet granulated sugar at $4 70 a hundred. In commercial circles it was said that a better rate than this would be granted, as any rate offered from San Francisco will be met If the entire bottom has to be dropped out of the sugar bucket. ''r'v""II"I,'"lI"j O SKATING CARS E Three Persons Are Killed During a Storm of Sleet. PITTSBURG, Jan. 29. Three persons were killed, two fatally hurt and a score of others more or less injured by two runaway cars on the Monongahela branch of the Pittsburg Railway Company tonight. The dead are: JOHN McFADDEN, aged 24, East Mc-Keesport. MARY KINCAID, 19, East McKeesport; passenger on second car. ROBERT TRUSS. 29, conductor, Pittsburg. The seriously injured are: Chas. Wright, motorman, arm broken, hurt internally; Alexander Sanders (colored!, both legs broken, will die; James F. Ryne, motor-man, severely cut and bruised; Frank Small. East McKeesport, leg broken in two places, badly cut; Thomas Campbell, Wilmerding. teller Farmers' National Bank. Pittsburg, cut and bruised all over bodj-; Jacob Smith, Walsen, severely cut about head. The accident happened at the foot of Long Hill, runing into Wilmerding from McKeesport. A car without passengers got beyond the control of the motorman and dashed down the hill, one and a quarter miles long, at a terrific speed. At the bottom it jumped into the Pennsylvania Railroad station, carrying away the side of the station and tearing up the platform. A large crowd gathered about the wreck and twelve minutes later a second runaway car came tearing down the hill and plowed into the crowd with death-dealing force. On the way down the hill the car struck a carriage containing James Brown and Lizzie Minner, on their way to McKeesport to be married. The carriage was completely wrecked and the driver, Alexander Sanders, was fatally hurt. The young couple escaped with comparatively slight injuries and later were married, A blinding sleet storm prevailed at the time and, it is said, the two cars "skated" down the hill with brakes tightly set. WRECK OF A TRAIN EAST OF LXVEKMOIIE Trainmaster Horace Watson Is Severely and Conductor McHuga Slightly Injured. . Oakland Office San Francisco Call, 1118 Broadway, Jan. 29. In a train wreck this afternoon at 5 o'clock, two miles east of Livermore, Horace Watson, a Southern Pacific trainmaster, was so severely injured that he may die and Conductor McHugh w-as seriously cut about the head and face. An engine tender and caboose were thrown from the track and overturned in the ditch. The injured men made their way to Livermore, where physicians attended them. The accident is one of a series which has been occurring to gravel trains that are being operated between the new pits at Pleasanton and Summit, east of Altamont. Besides his internal Injuries, which are so serious, Watson suffered the fracture of several ribs. His home is at 917 Adeline street in this city. A wrecking train was sent out from the West Oakland yards to clear the track and to replace the overturned rolling stock. Engineer S. Harris Hobron, who resides at 946 Union street, in this city, was In charge of the wrecked locomotive. It is said that one cause for the wreck can be found in the weakening of track joints by the pounding of the heavy compound engines that are in service. The rails through that section of the country, where the wrecks have been frequent of late, are light, and are not adapted to the heavy rolling-stock, particularly locomotives, that are run oyer them. The wreck this afternoon tied up all travel between Oakland and Stockton and all points over the Livermore run east. of that town. COUNTERFEITERS BAIR PART WITH PROPERTY OAKLAND, Jan. 23. Ulysses G. Bair and his wife, Kate Bair, who are under arrest for having coined a-lot of Uncle Sam's money on their own account, have parted with their pretty little home on Fruitvaie avenue, where they had their counterfeiting plant and turned out spurious dollars by the hundred. Tney have been forced to deed- over the property they had nearly paid for with their homemade money because they are in such an embarrassing position now that they cannot earn money to pay off the mortgage. The home is handsomely fitted up and is surrounded by ample ground. The consideration of $10 only is named in the deed. The property was transferred to Henry A. Pleitner, a Fruitvale real estate man, who made the original deal to sell the property to the Bairs. Mrs. Kate Bair Indicted. The Federal Grand Jury reported a true bill of indictment yesterday against Mrs. Kate Bair on four counts, two of having counterfeit dollars in her possession ana two of having passed bad dollars upon Amadeo Pappa and Solomon S. Klahr. MORAGHAN FAILS TO PAY James B. Moraghan was ordered by Judge Seawell yesterday to appear in court to-morrow and show cause why he should not be punished (or contempt t court for railing' to pay his rormer spouse 130- per month 3 he was ordered to do when she secured a divorce from him. Mrs. Moraghan also claims that he has refused to allow ber to visit her child, as per the orders of the court. . . . T Is Escarpments of Indian River Valley Are Found to Re Composed of Great Masses of Conglomerates. Special Dispatch to The Call. VICTORIA, B. C, Jan. 29.-Reports from mining engineers and reliable miners of Dawson tell of the discovery of quartz conglomerates on Indian River, twenty-eight miles from Dawson, the immensity and phenomenal wealth of which it is difficult to grasp. Indian River and its tributary creeks were thoroughly prospected for placer gold in the early days of the Klondike rush. Recently the naturo of the placer material on these creeks attracted the attention of miners who had worked in .the South African gold fleids and they were struck with its similarity to the rich "blanket" deposits of the Rand. They carried their investigations further, to the neighboring benches, and discovered that the escarpments of the Indian River Valley were composed of immense masses of conglomerates. Identical in composition with those which have yielded so many millions of treasure in South Africa. A superficial prospect of deposits satisfied the miners that they were gold bearing, and subsequent examinations at various points revealed the fact that they carried from $100 to 5200 in gold to the ton. The conglomerate deposit so far located is eight miles long and from one and a quarter to four miles wide. Its thickness is unknown as yet, as no sinking has been done, but the Assuring of the mass shows 500 feet. This fissure traverses the conglomerates from the northwest to southeast. One side has subsided, leaving the other precipitous, and at the base of the precipice no indications of a change of structure are observable. There seems no doubt that the Indian River Valley was at one time 4u0 or 500 feet higher than at present and that its old channel has been depressed by erosion or by some sudden convulsion of nature to its present level Every portion of this immense mass of quartz conglomerate is gold bearing. Colors are found everywhere and free gold in specks and. good sized nuggets are of freauent occurrence. San Franciscans in New Field. SBATTLE, Jan. 29. Unless the claims of some of the miners who are now in the country to secure locations are much exaggerated the coming spring promises to bring from Alaska news of a new placer gold strike of considerable importance. The discovery of the Inoko gold fields was made by a party of prospectors who, on their way out from the KUskokwim a year ago, lost their way and wandered on to the Inoko, where tney spent the remaining portion of tho winter. In the spring they did a little prospecting, sufficient, according to the reports, to convince them that the ground was extraordinarily rich after which they came on out-of -the' country for a supply of provisions and equipment for working their newly discovered claims. News of the find reached Nome late this season and at least three parties left that place to go to the scene of the discovery. One of these consisted of four men, II. R. Henderson and R. II. Henderson of San Francisco and J. Cunningham and Charles McDow of this city. According to their information the discoverers of the new diggings took out $7000 in dust and nuggets in a few days. One of the discoverers was a man anmed Ferguson, who came from Oregon. The gold was in dust and in gold-bearing copper quartz. The men claimed that, according to reliable information, the new diggings were so rich that a man could easily take out upward of $15 a day. The Hendersons Invested $4000 in their outfit and another party, outfitted by two saloon keepers at Nome, purchased the small steamer Los Angeles and started a party of sixteen men for the new discoveries. Gold Strike Near Redding. REDDING, Jan. 29. Gold has been discovered on land upon which stood for years the buildings in which the poor and infirm of Shasta County were housed. The land is near the town of Shasta. The county hospital was recently moved from Shasta to a .point near Redding. The eighty acres of land comprising the old site was considered almost worthless and was sold to four men for $600. Coroner Greene of this city was among the purchasers. The four men set about .to develop a ouartz claim on the property. At a depth of sixty feet a drift was started to crosscut the l4lge. After running twenty feet an ore bodv was tapped to-day. The rock is rich in free gold, easily discernible to the naked eye. The pay shoot is throe feet in width, although the ledge has an extreme width of fifteen feet. Conservative miners estimate the value of the ore which glistens across the face of the pay shoot to average $300 a ton. 6 H-HH-rW-H--:'4IH Hundred Armed Men Gather in "Wyoming for Lynching. CHEYENNE, Wyo., Jan. 29. A mob of 100 armed men is patroling the railroad yards at Casper, waiting for the return of Sheriff Tubbs and his prisoner, Charles Woodward, the murderer of Sheriff Ricker, who was killed three weeks ago in the Rattlesnake Mountains while pursuing Woodward and two other escaped prisoners. Armed men are guarding the stage stations and others are watching the County Jail. Every street leading to the Jail is watched and it is almost certain that Woodward will be lynched unless the State troops interfere, Acting Governor Chatterton has instructed the Casper militia companv to be in readiness to move, but they probably will not be ordered out unless the Sheriff asks for assistance. This, it is thought; he will not dare to do, as the people seem determined to take the law into their own hands. Casper is filling up with cowboys, ranchmen, miners and others. Company G to Entertain. Company G of the League of the Cross Cadets of St. Brigid's Parish will give an entertainment and dance at Odd Fel- lows' Hall this evening. The proceeds of the entertainment will be devoted to the purchasing of new uniforms for the cadets. An instrumental and vocal programme has been arranged Gilson. McCormick and Shaw will appear In a sketch entitled "Romeo and Juliet " and another of the features of the evening will be the appearance of members of Company G in a farce. " All of This Weelj $2.50 shoes for men and women for $1.00 at the manufacturers' sale of shoes, 717 Market street, near Third. Metal - Bearing Deposit Many Square Miles in Extent. MOB AWAITS THE MURDERER CANTON, Ohio, Jan. 29. Tha people of this city paid tribute to the late President McKinley in a memorial, service at the Tabernacle to-night It was participated In, by persons in all walks of Hfe to a number that taxed the big lnclosure, where many of the same people had so often listened to the. words of their old friend and neighbor. The chief orator of the meeting was William Dudley Foulke of Indiana, a personal friend of the late President, recently selected by President Roosevelt for membership on the Civil Service Commission. Following his eulogy of the late President, Foulke bespoke for President Roosevelt the sympathy, the loyalty and the patriotic co-operation of all those who loved and honored the former. President; Referring to anarchy and anarchists, he said no doubt law3 would be enacted against them, but the real safety of our institutions, he said, lies in our unalterable' resolution to preserve our heritage of freedom. The routine of the public and parochial schools of Canton was suspended for the day in favor of patriotic exercises in honor of the late President. . " NEW YORK, Jan. 29. Exercises in observance of the birthday of the late President McKinley were held In the public schools to-day. Flags were flown on ail public buildings, and several meetings set for to-day, including one of the Board of Aldermen, were adjourned as a mark of respect to the late President's memory. CHICAGO, Jan. 29. Chicagoans of all rank and stations honored the name of Wrilliam McKinley to-day the anniversary of his birth. Flags throughout the city were at half-mast and memorial services were held in many churches, schools and Grand Army camps." All the city offices and the county courts Were closed for the day. The services culminated in a meeting at Studebaker Hall to-night under the auspices of the Hamilton Club, where Judge William R. Day of Ohio was the principal speaker. COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 29. The praises of the late ' President McKinley were spoken by members of the Ohio Legislature to-day in a flow of oratory which has not been equaled in years in the hall of the House of Representatives. Governor Nash and others spoke. The chamber was crowded by members of both branches of the Legislature, officers of the State and prominent citizens of Ohio. Governor Nash also addressed the students at the Ohio State University. DENVER. Jan. 29. The Legislature today adopted resolutions containing a splendid tribute to the great services and pure life of the late President McKinley, deploring the manner of his death and appealing to all legislative bodies to stamp out anarchy. The House unanimously adopted resolutions commending Admiral Schley and condemning the majority report of the naval board of inquiry in his case. DES MOINES. Iowa. Jan. 29. Governor Cummins delivered an address to a joint session of the Legislature on the subject of William McKinley in honor of the birth of the late President. McKinley Memorial Association. Reports have been received by the McKinley National Memorial Association of the organization of auxiliary branches of the association at Napa. Grass Valley. Santa Ana, Santa Cruz. Redwood City, Pasadena and Emeryville. Other cities and towns are to organize during the week. GOVERNMENT DISCOVERS THAT HAYES WAS INNOCENT Corporal of California Volunteers Unjustly Accused of Deserting in Face of the Enemy. The crimo of desertion from the United States army in the face of the enemy is considered one of tho most serious charges that can be preferred against a soldier. .Such an accusation was made against Corporal Hayes of Company D of the First California Volunteers, and there were highly sensational stories published about him in the papers at Manila and in this city. An investigation was made by the War Department and the stain that was cast upon Corporal Hayes, who was well known in this city, has been at last removed. ; ' Major Hugh T. Sime, who was an officer of the California volunteers anU who after the mustering out of the regiment joined the civil service of the United States at Manila, stated yesterday that Corporal Hayes disappeared in January, 1899. Some time before Sime left Manila he was waited upon by two sailors, who had been captured by Filipinos and taken to a camp in the mountains about thirty days' march out of Manila. There they fell in with Corporal Hayes, who was a prisoner in the hands of a band of Filipinos. The sailors further stated that there was no truth in the story published that Corporal Hayes had been shot in the trenches while deserting, but that on the contrary he had been seized a little way out of Manila while walking with a native woman and had been rushed to the mountain camp, where he died of consumption in January, 1901. The War Department, Sime said, was appealed to and made an Investigation, which resulted in obtaining verification of the statement made by the sailors. The result of that inquiry has been transmitted to Thomas J. McCreagh of tha Custom-house fn this city, who was an officer of the First California and to whose command the corporal was attached. Thus the Government has done Justice to a defamed man, tho-ugh he was not high, in the army. - . .' FURNISHED HOT-WATER BAGS TO HIS GUESTS Colonel Fulton Berry of Fresno Givea Novel Souvenirs of a Car Ride. Through the courtesy of Henry M. Lynch, superintendent of construction of the Market-street railway, Colonel Fulton Berry of Fresno was yesterday granted the use of the observation car Hermosa. The colonel has long enjoyed a reputation of being an excellent host, and he lived up to the reputation yesterday. He invited about thirty intimate friends to accompany himself and wife on the trip, and filled the car with refreshments of all kinds. Maud Berri, the prima donna of "The Princess. Chic" company, now playing at the Columbia Theater, was the guest of honor. She is a daughter of the Fresno capitalist and is extremely popular in this city. Tho party visited tha Cliff House and the various points of interest about the city. Uncle George Bromley, the benevolent Bohemian, was : along and made things merry for the party. Colonel Berry Is Quite a wit. and his descriptions of the various places visited were highly amusing. In order that the party would not suffer from the" "glorious climate of the Golden State" the colonel presented each guest with a miniature hot water bag, on which was' printed his daughter's name and something about the climate. As there was no hot water in the car the host provided hot toddies. Superintendent Lynch showed the party over the new electric power-house, and the members, marveled at' the wonderful machinery used in operating the road. ' . Licensed tq Marry. OAKLAND, Jan. 29. Licenses to marry were issued tb-day to Isaac I Collins, 49 years old, Orange, and Susan Runyan, 43," Oakland: William J. Ferguson. 37. and Ella M. Smith, SO. both of San Francisco; John D. Besten, 34, and Mollie Noone, 24, both of San Francisco; Robert S. Wixon, 25, and Gretchen H. Siebe, 25, both of Oakland; Matthew D. McGuiness,"21, and Mary H. Conroy, 18, both of Oakland; Olaf Thomsen, 40, and Emelie Erlksen, 33, both of San Francisco. SEATTLE, Jan. 23. After undergoing hardships and overcoming obstacles the members $1 tha trans-Alaskan exploration, and trail building party have succeeded in cutting their way through, from the Yukon to Illamna Lake and establishing a trail which, It is claTmed, will mark a new era commercially so far as Nome and tha contiguous region is concerned. In addition to establishing a horse trail, with road houses thirty miles apart, making a safe route In the depth, of winter for travelers, mail and freight, the party obtained a good Seal f topographical information in regard to the country traversed. Which will render necessary material alterations in the maps with regard to the locations of rivers and lakes. A chain of mountains not given on the maps, with one peak said to rival Mount Rainier, was crossed by the party and its general features carefully neted. A shorter and lower range was discovered between the Yukon and Ktiskokwim rivers. It was commonly believed that the party had met disaster in the frozen wilds of the interior, as its arrival at Illamna was expected two months ago. The party endured enormous hardships and for several days was forced to subsist on horse flesh. Some of its members were badly frostbitten and Deputy United States Surveyor Webster Brown's forearms were frozen and arefetill Incased in bandages. News of the expedition arrived here today on the steamer Bertha, Captain Joan-sen, which made the trip down from Ka-diak in a little more than eight days- i v " r i i i i i i i v v CAUSED ay Business Section of Little Rock Presents Scene of Desolation. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 29. Heavy losses resulted from the terrible storm of sleet and cold rain which has prevailed here for the past three days, cu.minaticg last night. The business section of the city is a scene of desolation. The estimated damage will exceed $400,000, including loss to business. The Southern Telephone and Telegraph Company reports loss of $25,000. Fully 5000 shade trees were demolished. ATLANTA. Ga., Jan. 29. This section of the country was to-day, according to tlu weather bureau, the meeting point of a high and low area, the former bringing a cold wave and the latter rain. A drizzling rain gave way to-night to a dense fog,' which has interfered with all wire communication and hampered local street traffic. A sleetstorm "extending from the Ohio River as far south as Memphis ' and east to Chattanooga almost paralyzed telegraph wires, while snow in Texas isolated some parts of that State from the outside world. Southern temperatures ranged from IS degrees at Nashville to 78 at Key West. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 29. The storm, was severely felt throughout the State. In nearly all of the large towns streetcar service is at a standstill and the damage to fruit and shade trees is heavy. In the eastern portion of Kentucky the smaller streams are rising rapidly and the loss to lumbermen by the breaking of booms will be severe. Pendergast Defeats Birdsall. SACRAMENTO, Jan. 29. The twenty-round contest b'etween Wells Birdsall and Tnmmv Pvnderrast before the Pastime i Athletic Club In this city to-night resulted in a victory for Pendergast in tne tweirtn round. Birdsall cut out the pace up to the ninth round, with Pendergast displaying a magnificent defense, great ring generalship and grand punching ability whenever the chance presented itself. After tha ninth round Pendergast assumed the offensive, and In the eleventh had Birdsall so far in "Queer street" that only the tap of the bell saved him. Birdsall came up very tired in the twelfth, and Pendergast 1 ,1 ,1 a rttrVlf XL-lnflT TI thft 1aW tVlt ! knocked him down. He took the count, ' and when he reached his feet a right and i left swing on the jaw sent him down again. lie reached his feet before th ! count was over, but was so plainly power- fight and awarded Pendergast the deci-slon. Young Corbett to Fight Lavigne. DENVER, Jan. 29. John Corbett, manager for "Young" Corbett, announced today that he had closed arrangements for a match with VKid" Lavigne, the only thing remaining to be settled being the question of weight. The match will occur before the club offering the best inducements. Referring to Dave Sullivan's recent offer to stop Corbett in ten rounds for $5000, Manager Corbett said if McGov-ern failed to put out Sullivan in that time in their coming fight, he would match Corbett with Sullivan and agree to hava Corbett stop him In ten rounds or forfeit the purse and a side bet of any amount up to $5000. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 29. Toung Corbett to-night asked the Associated Press to deny the report that he had agreed to fight the winner of the Dave Sullivan-McGovern contest, which will take place here February 22. Corbett says his manager Is not with him, and that as far as he now knows he will not fight again until next fall. SERVIAN-MONTENEGRIN PATRIOTS CELEBRATE Honor San Sava's Day With Addresses, Banquet and Night of General Festivities. San Sava's day was celebrated Monday evening by the local Servians . of this city. Several of them were attired In the costumes of the country, and at the banquet at Lodge Hall. Polls street, there was a new and handsome Servian flag, which had been made for the occasion at a cost of $100. The exercises were in the hands of the Servian-Montenegrin Literary and Benevolent Society. Covers were laid for 200 guests and there were speeches and songs and everything else that goes to make a gathering of patriots happy. J. Kukavlza, ' the president, made tha address of welcome, besides alluding to the saint in whose honor they met that night. The national and historical events of the country from .which they came formed an interesting part of the speech of the president. The officers of the society under whose auspices the banquet was given are: President, John E. Kukavlza; vice president, P. Setensich; treasurer, S. Zenovich; recording secretary, Spiridon Vucosarllevich; financial secretary, George A. Dabovich;' directors, M. Sosich, V. Lepetich, J. Doklesttch, M. Misevlch; financial committee, P. Setensich,. E. Gudelj, E. Balllch; physician, H. C. Carl? son. Servians at Jackson. Amador County, also Celebrated the day. Special serviced Were held in St. Sava's Church at Jack-, son.' Which were attended by Bishop Tik- hon of this city and the Rev. Sebastian Dabvich. - ' FOLEY DIES Jf THE HARNESS. Thomas Foley of 17 Clyde street, an old-time employe of the Mission Warehouse Company, died suddenly yesterday forenoon while handling sacks of grain. ' For tha last three months he had been affected with pains in the regrlon of the heart. Death was due to heart failure. THE HAGUE, Jan. 23. In the Fir3t Chamber of States-General to-day the Premier, Dr. Kuyper, replying to a question on the subject, confirmed tha accuracy of A. J. Balfour's statement In the British, House of Commons yesterday regarding the Dutch Government's offer to help in bringing about peace in South Africa, but the Premier added that he was prevented by courtesy from disclosing 'any details concerning the note so long as the British Government had not published its contents, or until a reply to it was received. The Boer delegates disclaim any knowledge of the contents of the Dutch, note to Great Britain. BERLIN. Jan. 23. The statement emanating from Paris that the powers were privy to the proposals of Dr. Kuyper. the Dutch, Premier, to Great Britain on the subject of peace in South Africa, and approved this step beforehand, is denied-without reservation here in so far aa tha German Government is concerned. The German Cabinet is maintaining an absolute neutral attitude, and will not concern itself with any thing that has the appearance of meddling in this matter. LONDON, Jan. 30. The Hague correspondent of the Daily Mail says ha is abl to announce on authority tnat tha Dutch note to Great Britain, after rehearsing the great concern of that Government at the prolongation of hostilities in South Africa, offered Us good offices in bringing them to a close. To this end Holland asked whether Great Britain would be willing to permit a Dutch commission to proceed to Sonth. Africa to enlighten the Boer leaders in the field as to the real position of affairs and more especially since It Is understood that there 13 not the slightest chance of intervention on the part of any European power and that the prolongation of hostilities is useless, if tha brava struggle can servo no further good purpose. The correspondent says the Dutch Government expressly announced in this note that it possesses no authorization whatsoever from the Boer leaders, either In Europe or South Africa, to take this suggested step, but that It appeals to Great Britain on the ground of common humanity, for military permission for the Dutch, commission to accomplish its mission of peace. PARIS, Jan. 30. La Patrio this morning publishes an interview with Dr. Leyds. who denies that the representatives of the South African republics in Europ asked for tha mediation of Holland in South African affairs, or authorized Dr. Kuyper, the Dutch Premier, to make propositions for peace. "There can be no conditions for tha British Government to examine," said Dr. Leyds. "There is only ona condition; the British Government knows it sufficiently well and need not examine It further. From the Intentional ambiguity of Mr. Balfour's statement in the House of Commons it is evident that this is mere maneuver." WILL PROTEST AGAINST REOPENING OF TNGLESIDE Law and Order League to Hold a Big Meeting in Academy of Sciences HaU. The Law and Order League of this city, an organization composed of clergymen and leaiing church members, will hold a meeting to-night to protest against tho reopening of the Ingleside racetrack. Th meeting is to be held in the Academy of Sciences Hall. Rev. H. II. Bell, president of tha organization, will pre side. Resolutions will be adopted and a committee appointed to appear before the Board of Supervisors on Monday next. A feature of the meeting will be an address by Professor David Starr Jordan of Stanford University, who will speak on "The Strength of Being Clean." The public are invited. The officers of the Law and Order League are: President, Rev. II. IL Bell: vice president, Charles Montgomery; secretary. Henry Z. Fiske; treasurer, I. J. Truman. ASVEj&TIS2IZNT3. STARTS WITH A COLD. Catarrh is a lingering cold which refuses to yield to ordinary treatment. Catarrh usually starts with a cold In ttw head and If left unchecked in tills cllnut rarely fceta well of Itself. Aa fresh cold la taken tbe dlseuo spreads, retting deeper and deeper, creeping along the mucous membranes from nose to throat, from throat to windpipe, from windpipe to bronctlal tubes and from bronchial tubes to lung cells. The mucous membranes all connect, ona wit! another. Hence it is easy to spread from on part to another lined with this same membrane. Thl3 is why catarrh in the head soon affects th throat and finally tha stomach itaelf. bringing oa chronic catarrh of the stomach, which is a most obstinate form of dyspepsia. Everybody is now well agreed that catarrh ! A blood disease and not a local one, and the at. tempt to cure by local applications simply givei temporary relief from the purely local symptoms without the remotest effect in staying th progress of the. disease. There la a new preparation recently offered U the public that is apparently destined to d away with every other form of catarrh treatment. This new remedy is not a secret patent medicine, but is a large, pleasant tasting tablet conx posed of Eloodroot, Red gum from the Eucalyp. tua tree, and other valuable and harmless spe. ciflcs. which are taken Internally and seem, tt have a remarkably beneficial effect upon th blood and mucous membranes, apparently eliminating the catarrhal poison from the whol system. These tablets, while being pleasant, convenient and absolutely safe to use, have mad cures in long standing cases of catarrh tha'. are little short of marvelous. They are sol.l bj druggists under name of Stuart's Catarrh Tablets, and any catarrh sufferer who fcaa trtec Inhalers, lotions, oinunentj, salves, etc.. and realized their inconvenience and uselessnesj will fully appreciate the difference between mere palliative and a permanent cure after riving Stuart's Catarrh Tablets an Impartial trial. All druS3l3ts sell them at O'J cent3 for fuU sized package, and no matter where tho catarrt is located, in the head, throat, lungs or stomach. Stuart's Catarrh Tablets will surprise yo with the effective result of even a, lew dajrs uat (-ST Mir- '

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