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The New York stock exchange was
Buller Repuhefl by the Boers at th
thrown into a panic by two large fail
London, Dec. 18.—The war office has
The house passed the currency bill Dutch of Capo G-lony Z.rj received a dispatch announcing that
General Buller has met with serious re-
by a vote of 190 to 150. Eleven Demo
verse, losing 11 guns. General Buller
crats voted for it.
wan attempting to cross the Tugela
The weather bureau at Fort Canby
river. Finding it impossible to effect
has been closed and the work will here
DISSATISFIED his object, he ordered a retirement in
after be done at Astoria.
order to avoid greater losses. He left
The verdict of tho jury in the Mc
11 guns behind.
The following is the text of General
Couiprtihenil ye Review of the Import- Daniel case was manslaughter, with the Baron Robert* Ila. Peen Appointed to
extreme penalty recommended.
Supersede Buller In General Guiu- Bnller’s dispatch announcing the re-
ant Happen ng* of the Past Week
luand of South African War.
e Telegraph Columna
Howard Tuttle, a former Portland,
“Buller to Lansdowne: Chevely
Or., boy, denies that he is the man
Camp, Dec. 18.—I regret to report a
who jumped into the bay near San
Sterkstrom, Dec. 19.—As a result of serious reverse.
The pro Ince of ay an, Luzon, hat Francisco.
I moved in full
the British reverses, the whole country strength from our camp near Chevely
•urrenderd. .<■«</V ain McCalla.
Malcolm Glenn, a newspaper man
Commander Tilley may be given known all over thre north coast region, northward is in rebellion. The natives at 4 o’clock this morning. There are
there, as well as those in Basutoland, two fordable places in the Tugela river,
charge of our possessions in Samoa.
attempted to cut his throat with a razor are said to be much disturbed and los and it was my intention to force a pas
Americans have destroyed Agnin- at Ontario, Or.
ing heart respecting the strength of tho sage through at one of them. They are
aldo’s body guard and the rebel chief
Yamhilll county hopgrowers hai e British.
about two miles apart. My intention
ha* fled in disguise.
decided to go into the pool and have
was to force one or the other with one
MacArthur has captured Mabini, one sent delegates to the Oregon Hopgrow
brigade, supjsirted by a central brigade.
of the ablest of insurgent.'!, and founder ers’ Association.
General Hart was to attack the left
of their government.
The La Maire Optical Company, of and the attitude of the Dutch farmer drift, General Ilildyard the right road,
and General Littleton was to take the
Prominent officials will go to Wash France, with a capital of $1,000,000, is turbulent.
center and to support either.
ington to lobby for the admission of will establish brunch factories in Illi
“Early in the day I saw that General
New Mexico to statehood.
nois and Connecticut.
London, Dec. 19.—Shortly before
Owing to the British rev irses in
The executive committee of the midnight the following notice was post Hart would not be able to force a pas
sage, and I directed him to withdraw.
Routh Africa it is said Russia and Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers ed at the war office:
He had, however, attacked with great
France are getting restless.
have decided to build a $300,000 build
‘‘As the campaign in Natal, in the gallantry, and his leading battalion,
opinion of her majesty’s government, the Connaught rangers, I fear, suffered
The army and navy are each urging ing in Cleveland, O.
different routes for the Pacific cable
A South Pacific naval station will is likely to require the presence and a great deal. Colonel I. G. Brooke
Private companies are also after it.
lie established us soon as conditions in undivided attention of Genera) Sir Red- was seriosly wounded.
“We have abandoned I 10 guns and
Alaska is after better government. the Philippines admit of the with vers Buller, it has been decided to send
Baron KobertB, of Kandahar apd lost by shell-fire one. ' The losses in
Her special envoy is in Washington to drawal of some of the ships there.
present a petition for favors desired.
The German navy may be used in Waterford, as commander-in-chicf in General Hunt’s brigade are, I fear, very
with those of France and South Africa, with Lord Kitchener as heavy, although the proportion of
Ladysmith relief force’s advance
chief of staff.”
severely wounded, I hope, is not large.
column has reached a position withir Russia to exert pressure to prevent re
The Fourteenth and Sixty-ninth field
FIVE KILLED IN A WRECK.
three miles of Coleuso without opposi inforcements reaching South Africa.
batteries also suffered severe losses.
The president of the Brown univers
“We have retired to our camp at
Crew of Freight Train on a Northern
General Methuen attacked 12,000
Boers on the Modder river, but found
Lewiston, Idaho, Dec. 19.—Piled up
their position too strong for him. He in which the United States must par at the bottom of Kendrick hill on the
SHOT WIFE AND SONS.
rejxirts great losses.
Northern Pacific branch are two en
In the steer-tying contest at Denver, gines and 19 cars loaded with steel. Jealous Man Then Sent Bullet Through
Major-General Andrew G. Wauchops
His Own Head.
wan killed in action at Modder river, Col., Ed. Harrell defeated “Doc.” In houses near by are the dead bodies
Tacoma, Dec. 18.—Adam Crist de
lie was a veteran of the Ashantee ant1 Goodin, tying five steers in 5 minutes of Engineers Arthur E. Bain and John
29 seconds. Goodin claimed the A. Ogden, Fireman Earl Bradshaw and liberately shot hie wife fatally, killed
Brakeman A. Budge, of Spokane, and his 8-year-old son, seriously wounded
A recent decision of the customs de
It is probable that the distressed John Peterman, also of Spokane, fat a second sou, aged 5 years, and then
partment in regard to the shipment of
ended the tragedy by putting a bullet
goods in bond works a great injury to bark reported ashore near Point Bonilla ally injured.
on November 18, is the long-missing
The train was an extra with a load through his own brain. Jealousy is the
Pacific coast interests.
Colusa, which sailed from Honolulu on of steel for the Northern Pacific exten only motive assigned for the crime.
Germany has inquired as to our in October 9 for Esquimault.
Crist is the proprietor of the Chicago
sion. The rails were covered with ice
tentions regarding the Danish West
house, and returned this morning from
Indies. It is believed Germany would
a six months’ business trip to Spokane.
like to have them, but this would not a third of the military resources at grade leading into Kendrick the train He was at the hotel during the
their command. They have been quiet got out of control of the trainmen and
•uit Uncle Sam,
ly preparing for years. Forts of the dashed madly down the steep grade, morning, And apparently in the best of
Two Americans were killed, appar Transvaal are now impregnable.
about 7 o’clock this evening. A mile health and spirits. About 2 o’clock
ently without provocation, in San
and a half east of Kendrick four cars in the afternoon he went to a Pacific
Lieutenant Thomas M. Brumby, flag were ditched, and the track w’as torn avenue pawnbroker and purchased two
Pedro, Spanish Honduras. The kill
ing. aa reported, was of a particularly lieutenant to Admiral Dewey during up for a quarter of a mile. When the revolvers. He stopped a few doors
the Manila campaign, who lias been rest of the flying train struck the yards away at a drug store and bought 25
ill with typhoid fever for several weeks,
Major-General Edward Ferrero is died at Garfield hospital, Washington, the engines and all the cars were cents’ worth of vitriol. He must have
ditched and completely wrecked, and proceeded directly home, for the shoot
dead at New York. In 1861 he raised D. C.
the track there torn up for 200 yards. ing occurred only a few moments later.
the “Shepard Rifles,” of which he war
Crist was in the hotel kitehen, on
General Methuen is preparing for Wrecking trains have been sent from
made colonel. He took the first forti
the second floor, when hie wife was
Spokane and Lewiston.
fied redoubt captured in the war.
The Kendrick grade is one of the called to the head of the stairs to talk
The German press and people are
Another gigantic corporation is now
steepest in the Northwest, Control of to a peddler. After the interval of a
organizing to oppose the sugar trust I d jubilant over Buller’s defeat.
the train was lost at the head of the few moments he sent the younger child
the islands. A former member of the
Major-General Wood anticipates hav grade and then the engines started on to ask her to come to the kitchen.
sugar trust is believed to be ono of the ing a pleasnt time in Havana.
their mad five-mile run in the dark. Immediately afterward four shots were
leading spirits. The capital will be
Agitators are alarming the peaceable None of the fated crew have lived to fired, all of which were found to have
*100,000,000 and may be known as the
natives of the island of Negros.
tell the story of their awful sensat ons taken effect in her body. He then
Colonial Sugar Refining Company.
turned the revolver on the little boy
Three Mexicans were killed as a re while being swept on to death.
A Washington dispatch to the Cleve
and wounded him in the leg, but the
land I<eader says that McKinley aud sult of a fight near Florence, Ariz.
Fifty Honed Burned.
child managed to crawl down the Btairs
New York is working hard to secure
Root will head the Republican ticket.
New York, Dec. 19.—Fire strated at and escape.
Leading Republicans favor their nomi the uext national Democratic conven 12:40 o’clock this morning in a big
The woman staggered to the side
nation by acclamation. Tuesday, June tion.
factory building, at 655-657 First ave walk and Crist went into the hall,
12, is suggested as the most likely date
The Broadway National Bank, of Bos nue, occupied by several manufactur where he caught the 8-year-old boy.
for the convention.
ton, has failed, with liabilities of $3,- ing and other businesses. The flames There are no witnesses to this part of
spread with marked rapidity, and with the tragedy, but from the position of
An anti-British jneeting was held in 000,000.
William II. Carpenter, poet and edi in a few minutes there was a terrific the bodies Crist must have held the lad
panic in the surrounding tenements, and close to him while he put a bullet
Gatacre does not blame the guides tor, died at his home in Baltimore,
the avenue was soon almost blocked through his heart. A 41-caliber bullet
for his disaster.
with half-naked poor people, who had through his own head followed, aud
The usual large number of British tumbled out of the building with wild both bodies fell to the floor, still
--- ■Otis has been instructed to open
officers were killed in the engagement cries of fright. Sheets of flames burst clasped in each other’s arms.
ports in the Philippines.
from the windows and showers of
A colony of 30 Michigan people will at Tugela.
Aguinaldo has retreated into the sparks fell upon the gathering crowds
Navy Is Badly in Need of Men.
Settle near Fairhaven, Wash.
Washington, Dec. 18.—The navy is
Five store* were burned out on Sixth mountains aud Major Marsh has given and terrified tenement dwellers. The
basement was occupied as a livery 4,000 short of the legal maximum, and
street, near Alder, l'ortlund, Or.; loss, up the chase.
The Boers captured a great quantity stable and 50 horses were burned to this in spite of the best efforts of the
death. The fire was confined to the recruiting officers. Secretary Long
It is said that South Africa has al of British supplies and ammunition at one building with a loss of about $75,- has called the attention of congress to
ways lieen a graveyard for the British
this, and suggests that it might offer a
The Forty-eighth United States in
decided incentive by extending to sail
Anierlcmi* Want to Fight.
Tho British bark Indian Em prie,
ors enlisting the benefit of the act allot
Ottawa, Ont., Dec. 19.—Dr. BoTden,
laden with coal, was burned to the tine at Angel island.
ing ot apprentices clothing not to ex
water’» edge near Lima, Pern.
Buller’s casualties in the battle at minister of militia, has recevied an ceed $45 in value. Under the present
Our iron ore supply is short, It will Tugela river, in killed, wounded and turing concern in the United States, system, the men are kept in debt for
take 200 vessels to handle the cargoes missing, number 1,100.
who was at one time a memlier of the months after enlistment by the purchase
of iron engaged for importation.
The American Federation of Labor Gr.nide Trunk rifle brigade, in Canada, of the necessary outfit.
Two prominent l'ortlund physician» has registered an emphatic disapproval offering to raise a regiment of Cana
have been sued by a lady who claim, of government subsidies.
Vallejo, Cal., Deo. 18.—Sixty re
dians in the United States in such a
negligence in diagnosing her case.
The Stanford University football team way as not to violate the neutrality cruits from the United States ship
A report comes from Astoria, Or., will play the Multnomah club on New laws. Another offer comes from Idaho Hartford have refused to sign articles
to raise 500 men. Besides these there of enlistment because, as they claim,
that the packers’ combine will ojierate Year’s day at Portland.
only three of its canneries next season.
Baron Rolierts bus been appointed to are individual offers from all over the government charges them for the
cost of their uniform and clothes. The
Britishers acknowledge that they supersede General Buller in command Canada.
Hartford was Admiral Farragut’s flag
lost over 700 men at Stonnberg, aud of the South African forces.
Rail Rate* to Go Vp.
at the battle of Mobile bay. in
Boer re|xirts apparently agree with
Four persons were burned to death
Chicago, Dec. 19.—The Chronicle the civil war. During the past four
those (nun British source».
in Alliance Kv., as a result of a child says: “One of the most radical and years she has been fully restored, and
Nearly 2,000,000 bushels of wheat throwing some powder in a tire.
general advances ever made in freight is now l>eing fitted cut for a cruise to
are stored in warehouses of Tacoma
rate* will go into effect on all the rail New York, where -he will be used as a
and not a ship is loading, tho owners
will donate $1,000,000 to aid the Boers roads east and west of Chicago January training-ship.
The men are badly
of the wheat holding for better prices.
1. Thousands of articles of every de needed in the service.
in their tight against the Euglish.
A company has been organise.) in
scription will be affected, and the in
The S|>ani*h government has formal crease will average 35 and 40 per cent,
Eastern Oregon to build a railway
Eastern Buyer. Contrnct for Wool.
line frjin Ililgard to the John Day
the jump on many classes reaching 50
Seattle, Wee. 18.—For two weeks
country. The O. R. A N. is said to dent of the republic of Venezuela.
per cent. The contemplated action has
representatives of Eastern wool
be in the deal.
A farewell banquet at Carleton, aroused the shipping interests of the
firms, principally from Boston, have
Jones of Washington ha» introduce«! England, in aid of the fund of the country.
lieen canvassing the wool-growing sec
In the house a bill for a cable to ths American hospital-ship Maine, realised
tions of the state in an effort to buy up
Three Children Burned to a Crl«p.
Philippines, to cost not to exceed *8,-
Nicholasville, Kv., Dec. 19.—Three next year’» clip. In the Rainier re
000,090, ami the creation of a cab Is
Fire completely destroyed the school children of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Reyn serve district. advances have been
annex building of St. Michaels orphan
offered, at a full price when delivered
Otis reports that 9,000 additional asylum, of Pittsburg Pa., with a loss old», aged 6, Band 1, respectively, were next summer of from 17 to 20 cents
Spanish primmer* have lieen recured in of *9,000.
in which they had been locked while j>er pound. The cause assigned for
Northern Luaon, making over 8,000
A Cleveland, Akron A Columbus jias- their parents went visiting. The Reyn offering to buy in advance is that
released within a month. Seieu hun
heavy orders have been received by the
dred are now en route from Vigan, and senger train collided with a switch old* returned in time to see the house house represented for delivery next tall,
tran*|«>rts will be sent for the re
and to make sure of a supply, all the
ing to escape.
giueer. ti reman and conductor,
crops possible are now being secured.
The Illinois Central railroad has
of Ihr People.
Dewey Invited to California.
The total numtier of women over 18 practically secured control of the Min
Durban, Dec. 19.—The Natal govern
San Francisco, Dec. 18.—An invita
years old employed in the factories and neapolis A St. Louis line, giving it an ment Gasette announces that General
tion. signed by Mayor Phelan and the
workshop* of the British islands is independent line to St. Paul.
Buller has appointed a commission to grand officers of the Native Sone of the
Patrick Furey, who died in Philadel inquire into the lowee of the people of Golden West, has been sent to Admiral
John J. Smallwood, president of the phia at the age of 106, had as his am the colony resulting from the Boer in
Dewey, requesting his preseu -e in this
Industrial and Collegiate institute at bition the desire to live in three ecu vasion.
city on admission day. September 9,
Claremont, Va„ was born a slave and tunes aud nearly accomplished it.
I.lentenant Hebert. Itead,
largely educated himself.
The queen of Portugal, who is Mid
London, Dec. 19.—Lieutenant Rob
Candymakers in Baltimore to the
Judge Wylie, for years one of the to have taken up medicine as a fad, be erts, sou of" Lord Roberts, of Kandahar
most prominent figure* on the district came so interested in it that she com and Waterford, who was wounded in number of 300 are organising.
bench, fa still living in Washington, pleted the course and took the degree the enga*|'uient at Tugela river, is
Eggs without shell» are shipped fror»
*nd, though over 90 years old, is in of M. D.
i Russia to England.
Interest In Cougress.
San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dec. 20.—
The elections in Puerto Rico are pro
The Vote of the House Was gressing slowly. The Republicans car
ried Ponce on December 11 by about
190 to 150.
According to thecensusof 1897 there
ELEVEN DEMOCRATS FOR
IT are over 45,000 people in the Ponce
district, but of that number only 4,466
are eligible to vote, the rigftt of suffrage
The Measure I!a<l the Support of Every being limited to taxpayers and profes
sional men, about 4,440 of that num
Kepublicmi Member of the House
ber going to the polls. The Republi
Resolution* in the Senate.
cans say that San Juan will give them
a tremendous majorty, and that the
Washington, Dec. 20.—The currency election throughout the island will re
bill, which was debated all last week, sult in an overwhelming federal defeat.
was passed today by the house by a The elections will last for at least two
vote of 190 to 150 It had the united , months more, there being still over 50
support of every Republican in the towns to vote,
house, and of 11 Democrats—Clayton, > | The people are looking forward anx-
Driggs, Fitzgerald, Levy, F
Ruppert, ¡onsly to the action of congress on the
Scudder, Underhill, and Wilson,
< ! question of civil government. Many
New York; McAleer, of Pennsylvania; I expect that Puerto Rico will be im
Denny, of Maryland, and Thayer, of mediately given a system of self-gov
Massachusetts. All the other Demo ernment for the island, while others
crats voted against the measure or were take a more conservative view of the
paired against it, except John Walter subject. The Boletin Mercantil, com
Smith, governor-elect from Maryland; menting on the subject says: •
Stallings, of Alabama, and General
“The fonn of civil government for
Joseph Wheeler, of Alabama. Stall Puerto Rico will undoubtedly be the
ings has not been present in the house one recommended by President McKin
this session on account of illness, and ley in his annual message to congress.
one of his colleagues announced that if With the expectation of the highest
present he would have voted in the ne office, the appointee for which place
gative. General Wheeler is serving in is not known yet, the appointments
will be distributed among the most
When the speaker announced the re capable Puerto Ricans and Americans.”
sult the Repulbicans cheered lustily.
YAQUIS ARE ACTIVE.
After the vote the speaker rather un
expectedly announced the committee
selections, and the reading of the list Roving Bands
for Mexican Soldiers.
was followed with intense eagerness by
Austin, Tex., Dec. 20.—A special
the members, whose opportunities for
distinction depend so largely upon from Ortiz, state of Sonora, Mexico,
states that the Mexican authorities are
their committee assignments.
The only incident in connection with contemplating sending more troops into
the reading of the list was Bailey’s in the Yaqui Indian country at once, hs
terrogatory of the speaker as to whether it is thought that the present force will
General Wheeler’s name had been not be able to cope with the situation.
placed upon the comimttee on ways General Torres now has some 5,000
and means. Speaker Hensderson re men, but it will take at least that many
more, or possibly twice that number,
sponded in the negative.
Announcement of the death of the owing to the geographical condition»
late Representative Bland, of Missouri, ! surrounding the uprising, which pre
which occurred last summer, caused an vents successful military movements.
The Indians are so scattered that un
less some troops are sent to the front to
W’hat the senate may accomplish in engage the small roving bands, they
the way of legislation for the Philip will continue to depredate the country
pines during the present session is and harass the soldiers under General
problematical, but that the question Torres until they wear them out. There
will be thoroughly discussed is indi are now about 1,500 Indians engaging
cated by the number of resolutions the attention of the soldiers, while the
bearing upon it being produced. In remainder of the 5,000 braves who are
opposition to the retention by the an the war path have scattered into
United States of the Philippine islands, imall, roving bands, for the purpose of
two resloutions were introduced today, pilfering. These roving bands of In-
one by Tillman, of South Carolina, iians are capturing supply trains sent
and the other by Bacon, of Georgia. out to the Mexican forces in the field.
Each resolution purposes to yield the I They have of late captured several
islands to a government to be estab trains containing provisions and am-
lished by the Filipinos themselves.
Morgan, of Alabama, addressed the
senate briefly upon the necessity of STEAMER STRATTON LOST.
legislation to control trusts, and had
his joint resolution again referred to Yukon Boat Overturned bv Ice and
the judiciary committee.
Daw'son City, N. W. T., Oct. 20.—
SOUTH PACIFIC STATION.
The steamer W. 8. Stratton left White
Horse rapids October 18 with 40 pas-
Eatewt Developments Make Its Estab
»engers, nine of whom were women,
and all tho mail that had. been accu
New York, Dec. 20.—A special to mulating there since the mail boats
the Herald from Washington says: In i quit runniug—about two weeks. All
view of the number of flag officers I went fairly until the 24th, when the
available for sea duty, there is reason ! mouth of Selwyn creek, 120 miles
to believe that a South Pacific station above here, was reached. There heavy
will be established as soon as condi- i floating ice was encountered, and, sur
tions in the Philippines admit of the ' rounded by it, the boat floated with
withdrawal of .some of the ships now ( the current. All would have been
under Rear-Admiral Watson’s com- j well had it not been in a narrow gorge
the ice below jammed. When the
The importance of a fleet on the boat struck that it stopped, but the ice
western coast of South America has I above did not. On it came, with terri
been thoroughly appreciated in naval I fic force, and in a short time the press
circles, but because of the limited ; ure was so strong that the steamer was
number of ships and flag officers it had I first turned on her side and then com
not been possible to maintain a station I pletely bottom up, in which position
there, and for this reason the Pacific ! she sank in 13 feet of water. The ac
was placed under the command of one : cident occurred about 8 o’clock P. M.,
officer. The extension of American < and with the first announcement of
sovereignty over some of the Samoan i danger, passengers and crew hurried
islands and the prospective establish- ' to the deck. As the steamer toppled
nient of a coaling station in the Gala over, her sides crushed to fragments
pagos group are indications of the South and the passengers stepped to the ice
Pacific in the eyes of the officials.
and all safely reached shore, about 359
Orders have been issued by the navy feet away. In less than five minutes
department directing that the battle after the steamer sunk the ice covered
ship Massachusetts, as well as the In-! the placed where she went down, and
diana, be placed in reserve at the not a vestige was to be seen. On the
League island navy yard. The Massa- , boat was a large amount of freigMn
chusets is now undergoing repairs at ; four tons ot express matter, a gresd
New York. It is proposed to keep a amount of which was Christmas pres- '
large crew on board each of these ves ents, and 28 sacks of mail, about 56,-
sel» and to retain their present com- 000 letters. Since the accident thd'
manding officers. They will be kept in w eather has moderated, the ice floated
condition for immediae sea service. 1 away, and the boat has been located
The men obtained from the battleships by the police.
will be used for service on Imard the
Pressmen** Strike Settled.
battleships Kearsarge and Kentucky,
St. Lous, Dec. 20.—The disagree
when they are placed in commission
ment between the St. Louis newspaper
early in the new year.
publishers and the striking pressmen
To Alii Striker«.
was settled today. A conference was
Detroit. Dec. 20.—A return to the held resulting in certain technical
former system of assessing all members changes of the arbitration agreement
of unions affiliated with the American to make it comply with the interna
Federation of Labor 1 cent per week for tional law, and some modification of
purposes of aiding strikers in case of terms. With these changes made by
necessity was decided upon by the fed unanimous consent, the arbitration de
eration convention this afternoon. The cision was accepted and the dispute
proposition was narrowly carried, re settled,
ceiving only two more votes than the
Man Who Built Itoo.ar Tunnel.
rules required, viz., two-thirds of the
delegates present. Most of the day
Montreal, Dec. 19.—Walter Shan
was occupied by a discussion of griev ley, a well-known civil engineer, died
ances in executive session. The report today, aged 80. He constructed the
of the committee on laws in tavor of Hooaac mountain tunnel, and was gen
debarring from federation membership eral manager of the Grand Trunk for
any members of the Knights of Labor four years. He was associated with
was concurred in, aud the matter re- the development of the St. Lawrence
! canal system.
ferred to the executive council.
Chinn and France May Fight.
Chicago, Dec. 20.—A special to the
Chronicle from Tacoma says: Hong
Kong mail advices state I another
France-Chinese war is imminent over
the delimitation of France’s "leased”
territory at Kuang Chon bay, on the
Tonkin border. This dispute is of sev
eral month's standing, the French
ha i ing demanded thrice the amount of
territory which China is willing to
concede under France’s original de
mand for an open port there under
Firmian Church Dra«1.
Fresno, Cal., Dec. 20.—Fiertnan
Church has died in this city from a
complication of ailment*, aged 78 year*.
He was a practicing attorney in Chi
cago l*fore coming West, being asso
ciated with Lyman Trumbull. He
came to Los Angeles in 1885, after
wards removing to Fresno, and was dis
trict attorney for four years, and tor
two years at the same time ex-officio
mayor of thia city, as chairman of the