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VOL. XXXIV.—NO. 92.
WAS IT SPITEWORK?
Second Explosion of the
Two More Men Seriously
Fifteen Dead as the Result of the
Many Others Missing—The Cause of the
Explosions Remains a Mystery.
Crooked Work Suspected.
Associated Press Dispatches I
Chicago, July 12. —Tonight another
terrific explosion occurred on the big
freight steamer Tioga that was wrecked
last evening by an unexplained concus
sion in its hold. Fire again broke out,
and for a moment It seemed as if the
huge vessel and cargo were doomed. The
lire department, however, were promptly
01? the scene, and soon got the flames
under control. Two men were injured
by tonight's explosion, Hans Christian
son and Thomas Johnson, members of
the wrecking crew. Both were taken
out alive, but are seriously burned and
The second disaster puts out of ques
tion all attempts to learn to a certainty,
now, the number of victims in the first
Up to nightfall thirteen burned and
mangled corpses had been taken'from
the fatal hold, and one of the wounded
in the county hospital has died. Con
servative estimates put the probable
fatalities at the total of at least twenty.
What caused the explosions was late
tonight the disputed question. One
theory was that a new supply of explo
sive vapor had gathered in the hold.
Captain Phelps expressed the opinion,
however, that something else besides
oil or its gases was in the hold, but what,
he would not venture to say.
The coroner's jury has adjourned until
This was Captain Phelps's first trip on
the vessel, and there are rumors of spite
work cutting a figure in the terrible
affair, hut such gossip is impossible of
Just how many were killed may never
be accurately learned. The list of labor
ers who were on the vessel at the time
of the explosion, in possession oi the
officers, is admitted inaccurate, and
many may have been blown into the
river from the adjacent docks.
The revealing glare of daylight showed
how terrific was the force which wrecked
the powerful steamer. The entire after
part of the boat was a mass of charred
timbers and distorted iron, piled in two
huge masses, one directly in the stern
and the other around the smokestack.
The vessel had settled till her keel rested
in the soft mud of the river
bottom. Water flowed over the
main deck to a depth of a
foot. The surface of the water was
covered an inch deep with a dark green,
greasy oil. The machinery was not
much damaged. The eccentric rods
were bent, the covering was torn from
the cylinders, and some of the steam
The Tioga was one of the largest
freight hoats on the lakes, her dimen
sions being 312 feet in length and 3!) feet
beam, with a capacity of 2,500 tons. She
was built for the Erie Railway Company,
at a cost of a quarter of a million dol
THE YSLETA AFFAIR.
The Trouble Not So Serious as at First
Eh Paso, Tex., July 12.—The sheriff
from El Paso reached Ysleta at 3 o'clock
this morning, and succeeded in stopping
the battle between the two belligerent
municipal factions by persuading the
forces of Mayor Alderete to withdraw.
The party headed by Gaal, who resisted
arrest, is in his house, which the sheriff
has surrounded. It is now believed
there were but three men and seven
horses killed, instead of six men as at
first reported. It is learned that the
trouble originated in this way : Benigno
Alderete, as mayor of Ysleta, has charge
of the acequia and had several men
cleaning it out, when Gaal sent a posse
of armed men to drive Al
derete's men from their work.
Gaal claimed that he was mayor,
and put his own men to work,
and refused to discontinue when ordered
by Alderete to do so. The mayor then
secured a warrant for the arrest of Gaal,
to place him under a peace bond and
deter him from further interference with
the acequia. Gaal summoned his armed
followers around him and refused to be
arrested, and the fight followed.
Later—The fight at Ysleta terminated
in a peaceful surrender at daylight to
the sheriff's posse. Gaal, who resisted
arrest, cannot be found. Sixteen men
have been arrested and brought here to
the county jail. It turns out that only
one man is killed—a Mexican of Mayor
Alderete's posse, who tried to arrest
Gaal. Another has a slight wound in
the head. Twenty-two Winchester rifles
and pistols were seized and brought
here, because no Ysleta merchant was
willing to store them. No further
trouble is reported by the sheriff.
The First Ground Broken at Browns
Brownsville, Tex., July 12. — The
first practical step towards the great
Pan-American railway from North to
South America was taken here, when
ground was broken for the Corpus
Christi and South American railway, to
day. The first division is 150 miles
long, and extends from the Rio Grande
to Corpus Christi, at which point
it connects with the railway systems of
the United States. The Rio Grande is
to be bridged from here to Matamoras,
and the line extended first to the City of
Mexico over a route several hundred
miles shorter from St. Louis, Chicago or
New York, than any existing line.
From Mexico City it will continue south
to the Guatemalan line and beyond.
General Flske's Funeral.
Cold water, Mich., July 12.—1n
spite of the heavy rain this evening,
LOS ANGELES HERALD.
when the train bearing the remains of
General Fiske reached this city, a large
crowd of citizens was present to pay
their respects to their former fellow
townsman. The Prohibition Club and
W. C. T. U. turned out in a body. But
terworth Post, G. A. R., was also repre
sented. The procession proceeded to
Oak Grove cemetery, where the burial
services were held. Memorial services
will be held tomorrow, at the M. E.
A MAYOR'S ESCAFADE.
Secretly Divorced to Marry a Pretty
Fort Worth, Texas, July 12.—Great
excitement prevails here over the mar
riage of Mayor Pendleton with a pretty
young telephone girl, after a sudden and
inexplicable divorce from his wife, said
to have been obtained surreptitiously. A
meeting of citizens tonight denounced
his action in the strongest terms, and
resolved that if it was learned to be true
that his divorce from his wife waH se
cretly obtained he will be forced to re
sign the mayoralty. A telegram was
received today from Mrs. Pendleton say
ing she knew nothing about the divorce
until the story was printed today.
AN INSANE WIDOW.
Arrested for Arson and Attempts to Com
San Francisco, July 12.—Catherine
May, a widow, was arrested today,
charged with attempted arson, fire be
ing discovered on the stairway of her
home. When Officer Daley went to ar
rest her she locked the door of her room
and threatened to shoot him if he forced
it open. He forced the lock, however,
and found her with a revolver in her
hands. It is believed she is demented.
After being locked up in a cell she com
menced crying, then tore a piece from
her skirt and tried to hang herself, but
THUNDERING TO DEATH.
A THRILLING RIDE ON THE NORTH
The Engineer of An Express Train Over
powered by His Maniac Fireman—A
Narrow Escape from Destruction.
Janesville, Wis., July 12. —Passen-
gers were thundered toward death on the
Chicago and Northwestern through ex
press north of this city today, over
switches shut barely in time to keep the
train from destruction. Along the track
the train flew, while other trains
were rushed into sidetracks and out of
danger by the frightened trainmen. On
the floor of the locomotive lay Engineer
Steve Hotelling, a man of massive build,
powerless in the grasp of a maniac. The
insane man brandished a wrench which
he had clutched from the engineer's
tool box. Both his arms were in
the grasp of the almost despairing
man beneath him, but the men on the
depot platform at Clyinan, one of the
towns through which the train passed,
could see he had nearly freed himself,
and in another moment, unless
help came, the murderous blow
of the wrench would, fall. The
maniac was Engineer Hotelling's
fireman, C. L. Hastings. Near Water
town be stepped from the cab to the
tender to coal up. He did not return,
and Engineer Hotelling reached back
from his seat and pulled aside the cab
curtain and looked out. As
the curtain moved aside Hastings
bounded in from the tender. He
clutched the engineer about the neck
and threw him headlong to the swaying
footboard. Here the two struggled as
the train dashed on under a full head of
steam. At one time the engineer all
but dropped to the rails beneath the
engine, which, left without fresh fuel,
was slowly losing steam but still
rushed on at a rate that could
mean nothing less than a fearful
tragedy at the first switch left unturned.
As the train swept past Clyman with
out stopping, the passengers and train
crew realized that something was wrong,
and a party hurried forward.
AVrithing and struggling among the
blocks of coal on the tender
they saw the engineer and his
maniac assailant. Hastings was over
powered and'taken to the baggage car.
A moment afterward he fainted. Con
sciousness did not come until twelve
hours later. Intensely hot weather,
made more trying by the temperature
of the cab, is given as the cause of his
insanity, and there are fears that he
INVESTIGATING A CLAIM.
Is Mi-Bride's Tacoma Mineral Property
San Francisco, July 12. —A Chronicle
special from Tacoma says: The county
commissioners put a force of men to
work this morning in school section 1(>,
to investigate the mining claims made
by John G. Mcßride, as ground to get
possession of the land. It is also in
tended to investigate the charge that
the claims are "salted." The property
is worth $2,000,000, as it is right in the
city. The men in the employ of Mc-
Bride and others were disposed to cause
trouble and prevent the investigation.
The men in the employ of the county
were afraid to continue work, and ap
pealed to the sheriff. Six deputy sher
iffs, all armed, now stand guard over
the spot while the investigation pro
gresses, and there is great excitement
in the vicinity. Crowds of people sur
round the place.
Rolled Off the Roof.
New York, July 12.—A. Schneider,
aged 27, living on One Hundred and
Fifty-second street and Courtland ave
nue, found his wife and two children on
the roof with a man. lie began to up
braid his wife, when George L. Swartz
interfered. The men quarreled and
clinched, and rolled off the roof together,
falling four stories to a paved yard.
Both will die.
Mexican Revolutionists Scarce.
City op Mexico, July 12.—A telegram
to the Press Agency from Monterey to
day states that volunteers and regular
troops are scouring the entire Mexican
frontier line, but have discovered no
bandits or-revolutionists, and the char
ter towns on the frontier are sending
manifestation? of loyalty.
SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 13, 1890.
United States Ships Sail for
The Ranger Meets with a Mis
hap Before Sailing.
The Crew of the Charleston Deserting
Affairs in the Islands—The Fourth of July
Associated Press Dispatches. I
San Francisco, July 12.—The United
States steamer Ranger came down from
Mare Island today and anchored in the
stream. She has been ordered to Guate
mala on account of the unsettled state
of affairs there, to look after the inter
ests of Americans.
While getting under way to proceed to
sea this afternoon, the Ranger took a
shear with the tide and ran into the
Lombard-street wharf, breaking some
cross-beams and the corner of the wharf
shed. The Ranger had her cut-water
carried away about ten feet below the
knight heart, and also had her martin
gale stays carried away. She then
steamed away from the wharf at full
speed, and in doing so smashed the bow
oi her port steam launch and her port
midship boat, which were hanging from
the davits. Notwithstanding the mis
hap, the Ranger proceeded to sea on her
way to Guatemala.
San Francisco, July 12.—The U. S. S.
Thetis left here this morning for Guate
Advices from Honolulu state that
there have been wholesale desertions
from the United States steamer Charles
ton. Natives were hired to recapture
the sailors, and all but eight were re
taken. The sailors charge that the offi
cers are altogether too severe. They
say they were kept below decks the en
tire time when not needed on deck, and
were not permitted the use of the li
brary presented to them by the citizens
of San Francisco. A man who went
with the ship as electrician, and was re
duced in rank to assistant machinist,
seems to have been the ringleader of
AFFAIRS AT THE ISLANDS.
Appropriations Voted for the King's
Purso and Other Purposes.
San Francisco, July 12.—The steam
ship Australia arrived from Honolulu
today, bringing advices to July sth. In
the legislature, June 30th, Rip Kalua
gave notice of intention to introduce an
act authorizing the king to call a con
vention to frame a new constitution. In
the debate in committee of the whole
on the appropriation bill, the following
items carried; King's private purae,
,$40,000; the heir presumptive, $10,000;
Princess Kaiulaui, $4,800; king's house
hold expenses, $12,000. The items of
$(5,000 for the king's chamberlain and
$10,000 for state entertainments carried
after some debate. The following items
also carried: Expenses of the legisla
ture, $25,000; salary of chief justice of
the supreme court, $12,000, and assistant
justices $10,000 each.
A bill was introduced on the 3d inst.
to create a board of commissioners of
agriculture to prevent the importation
of plant diseases.
The U. S. S. Iroquois arrived from San
Francisco, and the Nipsic from Hilo, on
the 3d. The Iroquois was expected to
remain about a week at Honolulu before
proceeding to Samoa.
The Fourth of July was observed in
Honolulu with all the flags flung to the
breeze. The XL S. S. Charleston, Nipsic
and Iroquois and H. M. S. Acorn were
dressed with bunting, as was all the
other shipping in the harbor.
Salutes were fired at sunrise,
noon and sunset by the United
States vessels. Minister Stevens
delivered an address in the opera house.
Yacht and boat racing and athletic
sports were followed by a reception at
the United States legation, and a ball at
the armory of the Honolulu rifles in the
King Kalakaua has appointed Charles
Hopkins marshal of the kingdom, vice
John H. Soper, resigned.
Among the passengers arriving by the
steamship Australia from Honolulu, to
day, was Colonel V. V. Ashford, of the
Honolulu rifles, brother of the deposed
attorney-general. He had nothing to
say regarding the political condition of
affairs in Honolulu.
A Criminal Instigated to Commit Per
jury by His Counsel.
San Francisco, July 12. —In the su
preme court this morning Benjamin
Davis was convicted of manslaughter for
killing his wife July 6, 1889. He said
he desired to inform the court that lie
had sworn falsely in two instances dur
ing the trial, but had done so at the in
stigation of Attorney Wilson, who was
his counsel. At the beginning, he said,
he had made a false statement at first in
reference to not having entered his wife's
room after she was shot, and that he
told Wilson the truth, but the latter ad
vised him to stick to his first statement,
as there were witnesses to corroborate
such statement. The second instance
in which he perjured himself, was in
testifying that he did not go down a cer
tain alley-way. He swore falsely to that
because his attorney told him "it would
be better to corroborate the testimony
of witness Alden. The judge postponed
sentence until Wednesday.
A TIMELY PROTEST.
Should Ships With Chinese Crews be
San Francisco, July 12. —At a meet
ing of the federated trades last evening,
the bill for subsidizing ocean steam
ships, pending in congress, was dis
cussed and attention was called to the
fact that the Pacific Mail Steamship
Company, which would probably receive
a subsidy if the bill becomes a law, ein-s
ployes Chinese crews. The executive
committee was instructed to take proper
steps to see that government aid was
not extended to employers of Chinese
labor. The sentiments of M. M. Mc-
Glynn, who said the present growth of
pro-Chinese sentiment in the east made
a revival of anti-Chinese agitation
necessary at once, were generally ap
proved, and this matter was also referred
to the executive committee.
The Pacific Mail and Canadian Pacific
San Francisco, July 12.—Manager
Johnson, of the Pacific Mail line of
steamers, said today that hereafter all
steamers bound to and coming from
China and Japan would stop at Victoria,
B. C. _ It is thought by the agents of the
American line that a good proportion of
the British Columbia trade will be
secured by making Victoria a way sta
tion. The Canadian Pacific in turn is
expected to extend its incoming and out
going lines, so as to include San Fran
cisco. It follows that freights will be
materially reduced, and that, in conse
quence, business between China and
Japan and the United States will receive
Casualties at 'Frisco.
San Francisco, July 12. —Anton Pau
men, of the firm of Becker & Paumen,
dairy owners, was probably fatally in
jured this morning by being thrown
from a wagon by a run-away team.
Miss Annie O'Brien died" at the re
ceiving hospital this morning. She was
seized last night with a fainting spell,
and in falling overturned a coal oil lamp.
The flames set fire to her dress and she
was horribly burned from head to foot.
San Diego, Cal., July 12.—The result
of the primaries for delegates to the
county convention, so far as canvassed,
shows that Bowers has carried a majority
of the precincts of the city, while Gen
eral Murray has four of the six outside
precincts heard from. Coronado was
unanimous for Murray.
THE RAISIN PACKERS' PLAN PRO
Pears and Plums Bringing Big Prices in
Philadelphia—California on Wheels
Due at Chicago—Crop Bulletins.
New York, July 12. —The Commercial
Bulletin says, concerning the plan
adopted by the California raisin-packers
in the matter of a graduated list of
prices for the new crop of raisins, that
the commission firms and jobbers here
consider the move unbusinesslike, and
that it indicates a lack of confidence.
The paper concludes by saying that,
judging from the views expressed by the
majority in the trade, it will be exceed
ingly difficult to induce buyers to take
more than a week's supply at a time,
where prices are adjusted on the sliding
scale, and some even doubt that any
business can be done here at the be
ginning of the season on such terms.
Dealers here report that California
green fruit is retailing at big prices in
Philadelphia. California plums sell
from 35 to 50 cents per dozen, California
Bartlett pears (30 cents per dozen, and
California peaches from 75 cents to $1
The Traveling Exhibit.
Chicago, July 12.—"California on
W T heels" will arrive at Chicago Sunday
night, and will be located at the Balti
more and Ohio depot. On Monday a
reception will be tendered to representa
tives of the press, the general officers of
the various railroads, municipal and
county officers, and a few other citizens.
Tuesday and the remainder of the week
the exhibition will be open to the pub
lic. The trip has consumed seven
months. The cars stopped at New
Orleans, Memphis, Kansas City,
Denver, St. Paul and Minneapolis. In
each place it was visited by an average
of 9,000 ladies and gentlemen every day.
The exhibition is composed of luscious
fruits, mammoth vegetables, tempting
wines, golden grains, silks, woods, etc.,
and will give the people an inkling of
what California will do to make the
world's fair a success,
Weekly Crop Bulletin.
Sacramento, July 12. —The following
crop telegrams were sent to the chief
signal office at Washington, D. C, by
Sergeant Barwick, today : Weather fine
for all crops, and harvesting in full blast.
Fruit crop abundant in foothills and in
Portland, Ore., July 12.—The Oregon
weather bureau telegraphed today the
following to the chief signal officer at
Washington: The weather, has been
cool and cloudy, with local showers.
Haying has been delayed, hut the yield
is better than expected. Wheat is fill
ing well; the berry is plump and ripen
ing rapidly. Early fall wheat is being
harvested and is over the average yield.
Spring grain is growing nicely and good
crops will be secured.
NINE TO ONE.
Another Non-Union Molder Brutally
Beaten by Strikers.
San Francisco, July 12. —This even
ing F. J. Urell, a non-union molder, left
the Fulton Iron Works on his way to
Oakland, where he lives. He boarded a
Howard-street cable car, when he was
attacked by nine men, who beat and
kicked him severely. After a few min
utes, when the car had nearly reached
the ferry,the men jumped off the car and
ran away. Urell says he recognized the
men all "as striking molders. He gives
the names of two as Scott and Thomas
McCauley. The others' names he does
not know. His wounds are severe, but
Developing New Mexico.
Albuquerque N. M., July 12.—The
other day it was rumored that Mitchell
Brothers, wealthy lumber merchants of
Michigan, had purchased over 300,000
acres of timber land on the Atlantic and
Pacific. Yesterday the deed arrived
from New York, and it calls for 314,(368
acres of timber land in Bernalillo and
Valencia counties. The consideration is
$029,346. The purchasers are Austin
W. and William W. Mitchell, of Cadil
lac, Mich., and they intend to build irri
gation ditches, populate the valleys
with thrifty eastern farmers, and estab
t lish a system of sawmills.
Miss Tennant Becomes the
Old Westminster Crowded with
a Brilliant Throng.
The Bride Arrayed in Costly Silks
and Jewels Rare.
She Paused on Her Way to the Altar to
Place a Garland on the Tomb of
Associated Press DisDatches. I
London, July 12.—The marriage of
Henry M. Stanley and Miss Dorothy
Tennant took place at Westminster
Abbey this afternoon. The ceremony
was performed by Dean Bradley, Arch
bishop Farrar and Lord Bishop Carpen
ter, of Ripon. A large crowd gathered
about the abbey and loudly cheered
Stanley and Miss Tennant on their ar
Stanley entered the abbey at 1:50. He
walked erect up the transept, showing
no signs of illness, and took a seat near
the altar. Count Daroche, the repre
sentative of King Leopold, of Belgium,
and the groom's best man, Mr. Myers,
brother-in-law of Miss Tennant, and Dr.
Parke, Colonel Jepson, Captain Nelson,
and Lieutenants Stairs and Bonny, who
were with Stanley on his last expedi
tion, grouped themselves around Stan
Five minutes later Miss Tennant, ac
companied by her brother, Charles
Coombe Tennant, entered the abbey
and walked with stately grace along the
aisle. Her train was borne by two of
her nephews, dressed as pages of the
time of Charles I. The bridesmaids
were Miss Sylvia Myers, the bride's
niece, and Miss Finlay, both of whom
are very pretty.
The bride's costume was a petticoat
and long court train of white duchess
satin and corded silk, and a bodice of
white satin trimmed with lace. The
front of the skirt and corsage was em
broidered with white silk and pearls,
and the edge of the petticoat and train
was trimmed with garlands of orange
blossoms. The bodice was set off with
a high Medici collar, embroidered with
pearls. A tulle veil was fastened on
her hair with diamond stars, and
this surmounted by a wreath of orange
blossoms. Her shoes were of silver
leather with diamond buckles. Around
her neck was a superb diamond neck
lace, the gift of Sir William MacKinnon,
chief of the English East Africa Com
pany, and from which depended the
diamond-set miniature of the queen,
presented by her majesty as a wedding
gift. Miss Tennant. also wore a diamond
aigrette and diamond brooch, the gifts
While moving towards the altar the
bride stopped, walked slowly to the
tablet under which lies the dust of Liv
ingstone, and placed thereon a wreath of
white flowers, in the center of which was
the scarlet letter "L;" then, resuming
her place, she walked to the altar with
head erect and flushed cheeks. Stanley
rose to receive her, and the services be
Stanley's voice was almost inaudible
as he repeated the service, but Miss
Tennant's was clear and steady, and
only faltered as she repeated the words,
"In sickness and in health."
After the service the party proceeded
to the residence of the bride's mother in
Richmond terrace, where a reception
was held. Mr. and Mrs. Gladstone, Sir
Garnet Wolseley and Lady Wolseley, Sir
Lyon Playfair, Baroness Burdett-Coutts,
Sir William Vernon Harcourt, Mr. John
Morley, Sir John Millais and a host of
other well-known persons were present.
After the ceremony in the abbey, a
platform erected for the convenience of
the guests, collapsed, and several per
sons sitting or standing upon it were
The Financial Panics on the La Plata
Buenos Ay-res, July 12.—The finan
cial panic is subsiding. The premium
on gold fell 1(3 per cent today, and at the
close was quoted at 198 per cent.
Congress has passed a bill providing
for the issue of mortgage notes. The
withdrawal of the resignation of the
minister of finance created a favorable
reaction. Better feeling prevails. The
run on the banks has ceased.
Montevideo, July 12. —The financial
situation was quiet today. Gold was
quoted today at 23 premium. Paper is
Dr. Munez has been appointed presi
dent of the board of directors of the Na
The president has declined to accept
the resignation of the minister of
The Most Important Political Action of
the Year Recorded.
Paris, July 12. —The most important
political action during the week was the
decision of the superior council of com
merce that in the forthcoming tariff bill
raw silk materials should be placed on
the free list.
Temps, which usually speaks the gov
ernment's mind on such occasions, says
it considers this the most important
political action of the year, and declares
that it assures the continued prosperity
of French manufactures over Italian and
The senate yesterday passed a bill pro
viding for a duty on wines made from
laisins. The vote stood 190 to 34.
London, July 12. —David Pugh, mem
ber of the house of commons is dead.
Affairs this morning among the post
men resumed their normal condition, de
liveries of mails proceeding without in
terruption. Four hundred and thirty
five men have been dismissed from the
service for the part they took in the re
A Conflagration In Stauiboul.
Constantinople , July 12.—A great fire
is raging in the Stamboul quarter of the
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city. The conflagration began in timber
yards and spread rapidly to the adjoin
ing property. Fully one thousand houses
and shops have already been destroyed.
WITH HI9 PARTNER'S WIFE.
A Sensational EJopement from New
York to California.
Watertown, N. V., July 12.—John J.
Stock, traveling agent for and one of the
proprietors of the Watertown Lubricat
ing Oil Company, has run away to Cali
fornia with Mrs. James W. AVood, wife
of his former partner, who was sent to
England in the interest of the concern.
Wood left a power of attorney with his
wife, who sold out his interest in the
business, and with this money, and
some that she received from the" sale of
a house belonging to her, has gone away
with Stock. The man took one child
and left three for his wife; the woman
took her three children.
A DEGENERATE SON.
Indicted for Signing His Mother's Name
Boston. July 12.—William Vinal Burt,
son of the late ex-postmaster, William
L. Burt, of Boston, was indicted for for
gery today by the grand jury,his mother
furnishing the evidence upon which the
indictment was founded. He had been
negotiating notes bearing his own and
his mother's name, and endorsed in
some instances by his aunt, for a year,
and is said to have raised them about
Cutters Locked Out.
New York, July 12.—Over 2,000 cloth
ing cutters and others of the Knights of
Labor were locked out at noon in the
shops of eight clothing manufacturers,
to comply with the by-Taws of the asso
ciation, providing that the association
shall uphold any member in trouble.
The men will probably return to work
Monday. Arbitration with the striking
cloakmakers is still pending.
THE KAISER WILL CUT HIS SCAN
DINAVIAN VISIT SHORT.
The Situation in the Balkans and Trouble
Z Jtwith France Demand His Presenoe at
Berlin—The Peace of Europe Doubtful.
Berlin, July 12.—[Copyrighted, 1890,
by the New York Associated Press.] —
Emperor William on arriving at Eide
Thursday sent dispatches to Chancellor
Caprivi announcing his intention, to
shorten his voyage and return to Kiel
July 21st. The gravity of the situation
in the Balkans, and the increased pros
pect of trouble with France on account
of the English agreement, makes it
necessary for the emperor's presence,
and keeps both the chancellor and Min
ister Miguel from taking a holiday.
Although the prospect of permanent
peace in Europe begins to appear doubt
ful, official confidence remains strong.
Even the probable abdication of Prince
Ferdinand with the consequent revolu
tion in Bulgaria will not be allowed to
involve an immediate European war.
The maintenance of peace, according to
the official view, is certain until after
the conference between Emperor Will
iam and the czar, when the resources of
diplomacy will be exhausted in a final
effort to harmonize the Austrian and
Russian relations in the Balkan penin
The Berliner Tageblatt has a telegram
from Rome which purports to give in
formation drawn from Prime Minister
Crispi. In this it is asserted that the
czar's advisers, considering the time op
portune, insist upon war. The chiefs of
the dreibund, the telegram says, will
make united efforts to maintain peace.
Petitions for American Pork.
Phelps, the American minister, haa
received from Hamburg a copy of a pe
tition which has been sent to Chancellor
Yon Caprivi, and which bears the signa
ture of various steamship companies
and leading firms and corporations. The
petitioners ask for the rescinding of the
prohibition against American pork.
They urge that Germany cannot produce
enough pork to satisfy her own wants.
The price of pork has risen so enormously
that the poor people cannot buy it. The
wholesale price of German salted
bacon is 130 marks per 100 kilo
grams, while American bacon can pay
the duty and be sold at 85
marks. The pork imported from the
neighboring states, although bringing
high prices, is not as good as the Amer
ican article. When the prohibition was
enacted there was no official examina
tion of pork in America, whereas the
United States government is now ready
to make whatever inspection Germany
may ask. When American pork was
allowed to enter the country, no case of
illness had ever been caused by to its use.
If the American inspection should be
insufficient there could be one made in
Feeling Against Bismarck.
Official feeling against Prince Bismarck
has heightened since the report of an
interview with him appeared in the
Frankfort Journal. Even his friends
admit that he has been indiscreet in the
revelation of knowledge obtained by him
while in office. His statements that the
emperor's labor programme, as originally
sketched, was much more extravagant
than as issued, and that his majesty
supposed his programme would tell at
the .elections, have incensed Chanceller
yon Caprivi and the other ministers, and
it is considered that these statements
will lead to an energetic remonstrance
on the return of Emperor William.
THE DARTMOUTH DISASTER.
No More Bodies Found—All Thought to
Have Been Recovered.
Halifax, N. S., July 12.—N0 more
bodies have been found at the scene of
last night's disaster in Dartmouth, and
the search has been abandoned, j It is
believed no other bodies remain to be
discovered. Howard Foster, who was
taken out alive last night, died today.
His daughter is among the drowned.
The inquest began this morning.
Moors Mercilessly Slaughtered.
Tangier, July 12.—News has been re
ceived of a raid by the Zemour tribe on
the camp of the sultan's son, near
Salee. The camp was taken completely
by surprise. Troops and slaves were
mercilessly slaughtered by the raiders,
and fifteen prisoners were burned alive.