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LATEST FOREIGN NEWS.
OKA I IIS OF A
VIIINCK, AN AKT1ST,
Cillmti KcIicIm ActlvoVurlcd Untied
Slitte niidfrt"illiitt'rs In tho
Tho following is n summary
tlio principal loroign news
coived by tho stoamor Coptic
to and inclusive of Janunry 28, in
addition to sovernl important
matters given in fuller measure
separately in this issuo:
General Thomns Ewing died in
Now York nt tho ago of 67, from
tho result of a cable car accident.
Ho was mado Chief Justice of
KnnsnB when that Slato was ad
mitted, but resigned tho oflico to
ontor tlio Union army as Uolonol
of Uie 11th Regiment of Kansas.
General Ewing served four years
in CJongress, and then m lbol
wont to Now York to practice law.
There have been great lloodB
caused by a storm in tho Sacra
mento valley. Farmers have been
rescued by a steamer.
Tho American linor St. Paul
ran aground in a fog at Long
Branch, N. J., on Jan. 25, and
was still thoro at last accounts. It
was hoped sho would bo iloated
on tho 29th.
Bernard Gillam, tho lato car
toonist of Judgo, received a salary
of $25,000 a year besides n share
in tlio profits. Tho ownors of tho
paper will divido this equally
among tho staff artists who have
been on tho paper ton years.
Tho President has recognized
Fung Yuug Chen as Consul-Gon-eral
of tho Chiueso empiro nt San
Francisco. This is probably tho
most important oflico in tho Chi
nese Consular service. Li Yung
Yow, tho retiring Consul, incurred
tho ill will of tho powerful Six
Companies, and they instituted a
vigorous campaign to securo his
have found a creator
than expected in Coii
It has reached 801,000
and tho sum may yet bo increased.
Sonator Lodge has introduced a
bill to issuo 8100,000,000 bonds to
provide money for coast defenses.
A. Pago Brown, a 'well-known
San Francisco architect, died
Jan. 21, aged 40
years, from m
m a runaway
Tho cruisers Montgomery and
Raloigh, with some rovonue cut
tors, aro in pursuit of tho stoamor
J. W. Hawkins, which sailed from
Now York-with a largo filibuster
ing expedition for Cuba undor
There is talk of Wisconsin Re
publicans sending a solid delega
tion to St. Louis for John C.
Spooner for President.
Kentucky has a deadlock in tho
olection for Sonator.
Evid siico that will bo useful to
tho Venezuela commission has
boon found in tho Tank collection
of Dutc'i worts at Madison, Wis
consin. Susan B. Authopy has been
unanimously ro-oleoted prosidont
of the Woman Suffragist Associa
tion in session at Washington.
Chief Engineer George MelJ
villa's promotion to bo Engiueor-in-Ohiof
of tho Bureau of Engi
neering, with tho rank of Coinmo
doro, has boon confirmed by tho
Thoro is not a great deal otxo-
E airing needed on the cruiser
altimoro. Her crew will all bo
discharged, as practically all had
served their full timo before leav
ing Ohineso wators.
Tho Chroniclo of tho 22d ult.
says tho Boston was to roliovo tho
Bennington as soon ,os the former
arrived at Honolulu. It also said
it was possible tho AdaniH would
- - &
roliovo tho Alert in South Ameri
can wators, and tho latter bo trans
ferred to tho Asiatic station.
Tho flagship Philadelphia has
gono to San Diogo.
Princo Henry i of Battenborg,
husband of Princess Beatrice,
daughter of Quoou Victoria, died
of African fovor on board of tho
British cruiser Blonde, on tho
way to Madeira, His death hap
pened on the morning of Jan. 21
and tho ship returned to Sierra
HUNCE HENRY Or HATTENBElia.
Lcono, from whence tho news was
cabled. Tho prince was thirty
sovon yoars old last Octobor. Ho
was married on July 23, 1885, and
four children woro born to tho
Princo and Princess, all of whom
Tho Italian Minister in Brazil
has concluded a protocol with tho
Govornmont, whereby claims for
wrongs to Italian subjects will in
Bomo cases be paid and in othors
submitted to arbitration.
British naval estimates' will bo
at least the same as Inst year,
namely, about 893,500,000. Tho
estimate for shipbuilding will bo
as largo as 27,000,000.
A mino explosion in Wales kill
ed more than fifty men.
Kmbntnador Itiiiiyou Dead.
Theodoro Bunyon, United States
Embassador to Gormany, died
suddenly ond unexpectedly of
heart failure at ono o'clock in tho
morning of Jan. 27 in Berlin. Ho
was 73 years of ago on Octobor 25
last. Mr. llunyon was born at
Somorville, Now Jot-Boy, and was
of Fronch Huguouot stock. Ho
spont his early days on n farm, and
graduated from Yalo University in
1842. Mr. Bunyon was admitted to
Tho bar of Now Jersey in 1840.
In his timo ho hold many public
positions, from municipal to fed
oral inclusive. Tho degreo of LL.
D. was given him by soveral uni
versities. At the outbreak of tho
Civil War ho took tho first fully
equipped and organized brigado
THE LATE THEODOBE 11UNYON.
to Washington, and, for tho
promptness of his improvements,
ho received tho thanks in person
of Prosidont Lincoln and his
Cabinet, and tho congratulations
of the citizens, who thon felt for
tho first timo that tho city was
Bafo. Ho was brovotod Major
Gonoral. His war rocord was
short, but it was ho who, on the
retreat of tho Army of tho Poto
mao at the first battlo of Bull Bun,
throw his brigado between tho
battlefield and; Washington, and
chocked tho wild stampede Ho
was highly commended for his
services, and soon aftorward ro
Bigned his commission and rotirod
to privata lifo.
i J i in i ift
TO RESTORE QUEEN LIL
TO HAVE I1EEK USbD
Proof of tlm HnMllo Attitude I"
t'lc eland Touurd iln
San FraneK'o Chronicle, Jan. 27.
Chicago, January 26. The
Times-Herald in today's issue
printed a long statemont from L.
A. Thurston, ex-Minister of tho
Hawaiian republic at Washington.
The matter comes from Kato Field,
tho special Correspondent of tho
Times-Herald at Honolulu.
Mr. Thurston Hays in purt: "Af
ter Commissioner Blount's roturn
from Honolulu, some months lntor,
I vninly inquired of Mr. Gresham
what tho result was. Ho would
not ovon admit that any roport
had been mado, stating that such n
roport, if made, was a confidential
ono, and that it was 'unfair' for mo
to ask any questions coucorning
it. I vorbaty reiterated to him
that, owing to the long dolay and
uncertainty, affairs woro unsettled
and in a critical condition at tho
islands, ond it would bo in tho in
terest of order and peace to first
communicate his intontions, when
decided upon, to tho Hawaiian
Govornmont boforo making thorn
public. ThiB, ho said, would bo
"On tho ovoninc of Novembor
7, 1893, being temporarily in Chi
cago, I Baw in an ovoning paper a
statement that Mr. Gresiiam had
recommended to tho President to
restore tho Queon ond overthrow
the Dolo Govornnmnt. I immedi
ately wired to Mr. Hastings, Ha
waiian Charge d'Affairs, to soo
Mr. Gresham and asked if it was
truo. Mr. Hastings did so, and
Mr. Gresham said to him: "I
assure you thoro is no foundation
for tho statement. Do you think
I would take so important a step
without informing yon?"
"Mr. Hastings telephoned mo
tho snbstanco of the roply. That
samo night, at about midnight, ho
was informed by a newspaper
man that Mr. Grosham's letter to
tho President recommending rest
oration had been givon out to tho
press associations, and was thon
going over tho wires. Tho letter
was doled Octobor 8, 1S93, nearly
a month prior to Mr. Gresham's
assurance that thero was no such
"No copy was sent to tho Ha
waiian Legation, although I final
ly succeeded in getting a mutilat
ed copy, from which clippings
had been mado, from a represent
ative 'of tho Associated Press. I
immediately called on Mr. Gres
ham and stated I had soon tho
letter and asked if it was authontio.
Ho replied: 'Of course; you
know it is authentic.' E reminded
him of his agroomont to lot mo
know tho BubBtnnco of tho Blount
roport boforo it was published.
Ho repliod: 'I did not think it
necessary. I know you would seo
it in tho papers.'
"I thon asked if it was tho in
tention of tho United States Gov
ornmont to restoro tho Queen by
force. Ho roplied, 'I declino to
answer that quostion.'
"On January 25, 1894, 1 mado
a statement to Mr. Gresham con
cerning tlio friction that existed in
Hawaii by reason of tho continued
domand by Japan that tho frnn-
clnso bo grouted to Japunoso. Ho
said, 'What do you moan by com
ing to mo with complaints about
Japan? Do you expect us to pro
toot you from Japan? I should
think that tho last country in tho
world you should appeal to for
assistance would bo tho United
States, It, is. mo3t extraordinary
that you should mako thiB Btate
mont to mo. What do you wont
me to do?'
"Ho demanded what Dole meant
by Bonding on (insulting1 roply to
Mr. Willis, rqpl'ying to Mr. Wil
., !.. 1,11 IHl.b lftrfP'1 ' '
lis1 domand that tho Queon bo res
tored. I denied that tho answer
wos or wo8 intended to bo in
Bulliug. Mr. Gresham said: 'I
say it wns insulting, and Mr.
Dole's object was to say some
thing sharp to tho American Min
ister when ho hod an opportunity.'
Ho continued to talk in this strain
until it beenmo manifest ho wns
simply trying to provoke a quarrel,
and I loft tlio room."
Mr. Thurston thon gives tho de
tails of a conversation with Secre
tary Gresham, in which tlw lattor
accused Mr. Hatch, tho Hawaiian
Minister of Foreign Affnirs, of
being a "scarey follow" becauso
ho said that anus for tho royalists
had been sent from California.
Mr. Gresham declared tho btory
to be utterly untrue. This was tho
day after tho insurrection had
actually occurred in tho islands
and Charles Carter has boon killed.
Mr. Thurston gives in detail tho
manner in which ho was
betrayed by a representative of
tho United Prei-s in relation to
certain lottors read by Mr. Thurs
ton to the United Press corres
pondent. Ho closes as follows:
"In his letter requesting my re
call. Mr. Gresham garbled ond
suppressed my explanation, stat
ing only that 1 claimed that tho
references in question woro news
which I had a right to give out.
"I had committed no broach of
diplomatic otiquotto, but tondored
an apology that tho matter had
como through tho Legation, oven
inadvertently, and oven though it
had not beon published. Mr.
Gresham immediately requested
on apology in writing, stating as
a reason that this wns a personal
matter botweon mvself and tho
Prosidont, and that ho ought to
know oxactly what I said. 1 Bub
mit that if, in dofending my coun
try and my Government against
tho continuous attempts of Mr.
Olovoland and Mr. Gresham to
ruin ond overthrow them, I un
wittingly brushed the bloom from
tho cheek of tho delicate creaturo
known as 'Diplomatic Etiquotto,'
Mr. Olovoland and Mr. Gresham
clubbed hor into insonsibility and
drovo ovor hor with a coach and
In roply to inquiries by British
Colonial Sccrotory Chamberlain,
on behalf of Secretary ,of State
Oluoy of tho United States, Sir
Horoulos Bobinson, Governor of
Capo Colony, telegraphs that all
Americans m tho Transvaal aro
well treated, and only John Hays
Hammond, consulting engineer of
tho Consolidated and Chartered
Companies, is still in custody.
Secretary Oluoy has received by
cable an appeal from tho Americ
ans resident at Johannesburg,
praying that a diplomatio repre
sentative of the Unitod States bo
sont into tho Transvaal to look
after thoir interests. At present
the United States is without u
diplomatio representative in all
Africa save in Liboria, and hor
diplomatio business with that con
tinent is done through tho medi
um of tho United States residents
at tho homo governments of tho
African colonies in Europoi
Sonator Perkins on being ques
tioned said ho thought no diplo
matic agent woukl bo appointed.
To sond ono direct to President
Kruogor, ignoring the British
claim to suzerainty, would in tho
present complication over Vene
zuela bo ill considered.
At latest accounts tho rebels
wore showing great activity. In
many places recruits woro flocking
to thoir standard. Thoy Btoppod
ond burned a train that loft Ha
vana for Guonaja. Armored cars
nro to bo put on all passenger
trains, when it is hoped peoplo
may travol all ovor tho island in
A French subject, Honoro
Laino, was recently arrostod by
tho Govornmont for having beon
in Gomes' insurgent camp. The
Fronch Govornmont lias maita a
claim upon tho Cuban authorities
that Laino, who being tried by a
military court, is ontith d to a trial
in o civil court.
PROPOSED PACIFIC CABLE
ACTIO OV Tlln HOUSE COMMERCE
Indications Tluu an Amended mil
Will li- ir.iv.ir'ubl.v lie.
Washington, January 21. -From
tho action of tlio Houso Commit
too on Commerco today thero
seonis to bo littlo doubt that tho
bill authorizing the Pacific Cable
Company to lay a cablo from the
Pacific Coast to tho Hawaiian isl
ands and Japan will bo favorably
Tho committee directed tho
sub-comniitteo to propnro a bill
embracing certain changes con
sidered desirable. Thoro will bo
also a conference between tho
members and tho State Depart
ment officials regarding tho urr
rangomouts for n cable stntiou on
Marshall islands, owned by Ger
many. Tho principal points of differ
ence between tho cablo company
ond tho committee aro tho amount
of Government subsidy to bo
granted and tho timo to bo allow
ed for laying tho cnble. It is
proposed by tlio company to have
the cablo working to tho Hawaiian
islands in eighteen mouths and
completed to Japan in three
years. Tho bill to bo drafted
will reduce thiB time. ' The sub
sidy asked is 3180,000 a year for a
term of twenty years, tho Govorn
mont to have free use of the cable
in that time.
In tho course of discussion it
was argued that tho subsidy asked
was too largo in viow of tho esti
mated cost of tho work, $6,500,000
to 7,000,000, and tho probablo
amount of Govornmont business,
which the committeo estimated at
$20,000 to 30,000. The sugges
tion wns nlso entertained that
subsidies might bo granted by tho
Jnponeso Govornmont nnd pos
sibly China. Tho bill to bo
framed will probably reduce thu
subsidy. It will also ombraco
provisions to securo to tho United
States Government tho right of
way in tho use of tho cable.
James S. Scrymsor, president,
and E. E. Bayliss, vico-presidont
of tho company, havo written to
Chairman Hepburn accepting tho
suggestion made by tho committeo
that tho company bIioII deposit in
tho Treasury $100,000 in bonds to
bo forfeited in case it fails to com
plete tho work within the speci
fied time; that tho ratos between
tho Unitod States and tho island
of Oahu shall not exceed 75 cento
Sor word and $1.50 to Japan and
hiua; also that after twenty years
Govornmont messages shall be
carried at press rates, not to ex
coed one-quarter of business rates.
Mr. Bennett of Now York has
asked Secrotary Olnoy for on opi
nion whether it will bo necessary
to mako a treaty with the German
Govornmont to Becuro tho right to
establish a cablo station on Mar
ItenollilloiiH or tlte Cultod Stute Cou--cnm
The London Daily Nows has a
dispatch from Vienna reporting
that Russia is ready to movo on
Turkey in tho spring, to realize
tho plans of Potor tho Groat for
tho partition of that Empiro among
tho Powers. Russia would take
Armouia and Constantinople,
Franco tako Syria and Palos mo,
England tako Egypt and the east-
orn shores ot tno Torsion guix,
while tho remainder of Turkey
would be dividod botweon (he
Tho Romo correspondent of the
Pall Mall Gazotto roaitirmB tho
existence of an offensive und do
fenBivoullinni r lietweenRussioaud
Turkey. Th i-arumor in Con-