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LOS ANGELES HERALD.
j. TH E HERALD J
7 Stands for the Interests of
L Southern California. J
SUBSCRIBE FOR IT. j
VOL. XX^IV.—Nt). 178.
The President's Debut in the
Governor Boies Welcomes Him
to His Realm.
Reunion With Brother and Sister at
A Visit to the Big Coal Palace—The Presi
dent's Facetious Remarks—On
Associated Press Dispatches, l
Ottumwa, lowa, Oct. 9. —At 3 o'clock
this morning the presidential party
reached this city. A delegation, headed
hy Hon. J. G. Hutchison, ex-Republican
candidate for governor of lowa, and
Senator P. G. Ballingall, president of
the Ottumwa Coal palace, met the party
at Galesburg last evening and escorted
them to Ottumwa. It is due to the fore
thought of Superintendent Wilson and
Manager Bishop of the Burlington
road, that a pleasant night's rest was
afforded the president, by the train being
sidetracked at a quiet little station near
Ottumwa. until daylight. Despite the
early hour, almost the entire population
of the thriving young town of Ottumwa
turned out to see the president.
In this city resides the president's
elder sistei, Sally, wife of T. J. Davins,
an old citizen. John S. Harrison, the
president's gray-haired elder brother,
who is in business in Kansas City, met
the party here, and from the depot, he
and Davins escorted their distinguished
relative to Davin's residence, where the
family breakfasted together.
Early in the forenoon the weather he
came unfavorable. Rain began
to fall, but it did not
seriously mar the ceremonies which took
place under the roof of the Ottumwa
coal palace and lowa industrial exposi
At 8 o'clock President Harrison, under
the escort of Governor Boies and Sen
ator Ballingall, was escorted through the
coal palace. To the president it was
full of interest, and his surprise and ad
miration were thoroughly evidenced by
his numerous inquiries.
After the forenoon visit to the coal
palace, the president repaired to the res
idence of his sister, where lunch was
taken. The rain had by this time
ceased. At 1 o'clock a parade took place,
consisting of state and other officials,
military and civil societies, reviewed by
At 2 o'clock the public ceremonies of
the day took place in the presence of
an enthusiastic audience of about ten
thousand people. Governor Boies for
mally welcomed President Harrison to
lowa, in a short speech, calling his at
tention to the evidences of the superior
skill and prosperity of the people of
lowa, as displayed in the construction and
exhibit of the coal palace, and concluded
with an assurance of high regard for the
president personally as well as politi
Alter the enthusiasm which greeted
the president's appearance had some
what subsided, he responded to Governor
Boies' address, in a brief speech, thank
ing the lowans for their hearty welcome,
and assuring them of the pleasure it
afforded him. _
While the president was speaking
by some accident the water of an arti
ficial waterfall immediately behind him
was turned on, and its" roar almost
drowned his voice. "I have contended,"
said he, "with brass bands, but I never
before have been asked to speak within
the roar of Niagara." [Laughter and
The water was turned ott', and the
president said : "I had supposed there
were limitations upon the freedom of
this meeting, both as to Governor Boies
and myself, and that no political sugges
tion of any Bort was to be introduced at
this friendly concourse of American citi
zens. But I think both of us have good
cause for grievance against the prohibi
tionists for interrupting us with this
argument for cold water."
Chariton, lowa, Oct. 9.—At 9 o'clock
tonight the presidential party left Ot
tumwa, for St. Joseph, Mo., which will
be reached at 7 o'clock tomorrow morn
ing. Atchison will be reached about 8
o'clock tomorrow morning, and Topeka
at 9:30. Ac the latter city the presi
dential party will be entertained until
S o'clock p. m.
Ottumwa never saw such a crowd be
fore as was here today. A score of
special trains piled visitors into the city,
and at the time of the procession this
morning there must have been 40,000
people out. One of the beautiful
incidents of the parade occurred at the
Adams school, where 3,000 school chil
dren congregated to see the president.
He bowed his acknowledgements to the
happy children, who each waved a flag,
and their 3,000 voices were uplifted in
the familiar old hymn " America."
During the afternoon a large crowd
gathered around the train, aud the
president was again compelled to show
himself and speak a few words. He
said such spontaneous greetings as
these gave him courage in work that
was often very wearisome and often
very full of worry. They helped him to
believe that the great masses of the
people have no other interest than that
the government shall be well adminis
tered and that public offices shall be
filled by competent, conscientious and
A public reception was tendered the
president at the coal palace, and from 8
to 9 o'clock he shook hands with
thousands of people. The orator of the
evening was Congressman Grosvenor, of
Ohio, whose address was an excellent
one, well adapted to the occasion.
Senator George Has a Spat With Captain
Jackson, Miss., Oct. 9. —The proceed
ings of the constitutional convention
were enlivened today by an exciting
colloquy between United "States Senator
George and Captain Fewell, of the ju
diciary committee. The senator had
severely critfcT3cea some of the work of
tbe committee, and the captain, rising,
eaid the committee was composed of
the ablest lawyers in the itate,
and he could not see the motive
for George's attack, except in accepting
popularity at the expense of his profes
sional brethren. Senator George ex
citedly said this was false, whereupon
Captain Fewell retorted that he had
strong reason to suspect that the sen
ator's motive for the attack, was that
the committee was composed of able
lawyers. Senator George replied in an
excited manner, and the chair had great
difficulty in calming the excited gentle
Sent Back to Victoria.
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 9. —Twenty-one
of the Chinamen who were found on
board a sloop at Port Towneend, about
two weeks ago by Inspector Bradshaw.
were sent to McNills, Island where
they were kept till this afternoon, when
they were taken before Judge Hanford.
They endeavored to establish their right
to remain, but the court ordered them
sent back to Victoria whence they came.
They will be taken to Victoria on the
steamer City of Kingston to-day, in
charge of the United States Marshal.
Boston, Oct. 9.—ln the United States
circuit court today, a decision was filed
company vs. the Boston and Albany
railway, for the infringement of a patent
granted Pullman for a new and useful
improvement in solid vestibule connec
tions between railway cars. The decis
ion is in favor of complainant, and is
substantially a verdict against the Wag
Columbia, S. C., Oct. 9. —A convention
of Democrats opposed to the election of
Tillman as governor of South Carolina,
met in the state capitol this evening and
nominated the following ticket: Govern
or, A. C. Haskell; lieutenant-governor,
W. D. Johnson; secretary of state, Ed
mund Harper; attorney General, Joseph
W. Barnell; comptroller of currency,
Edmund Bacon; state treasurer, W. A.
SMASHED TO SMITHEREENS AT
Nelson Brings the Stallion Record Down
to 2:11 1-4—Hal Pointer Makes the
Fastest Mile Ever Paced or Trotted in
Terre Haute, Oct. 9.—The three
fastest harness records in the world is
the mark hung up to-day on the Terre
Haute track. The fastest stallion record,
the fastest mile ever paced or
trotted in a race, 2:09?4 ; and the three
fastest heats in a race, 2:09%, 2:l2}_,
It was a perfect autumn day with a
gentle breeze blowing, and the track
was very fast. Attendance, over 10,000.
The great attraction was the announce
ment that Nelson would go to beat Ax
tell's time (2:12) made over this track
last fall. After a warming up heat, the
stallion started to beat the record. The
first quarter was made in 32 seconds,
the half in 1:04%, three-quarters in
1:36>2. Cheer after cheer went up as
Nelson flashed under the wire in 2:11%.
The 2:24 trot, $1,000 (seconddivision),
unfinished from yesterday—Godelia
won, Kenwood second, Harry Medium
third, others ruled out; best time,2:l9> 2 '.
Edgewood stakes for four-year-olds,
$10,900—Navidad won, Mattie H. sec
ond, Minnie Wilkes third, Alice Black
fourth ; best time, 2 :22J£.
Free for all pacing race—First heat,
B B had the pole, Hal Pointer second,
followed by Adonis, Pickaway and Dr.
M. Geers, driving Hal Pointer, did not
pursue his usual tactics, but scored his
horse up strong in the determination to
win the heat from wire to wire.
The broncho and Pointer had it
see-sawing all the way. At no
time did the distance of a neck
separate them. Never in the history
of harness contests did two. such ani
mals fight it out; not a move of one but
was checked by the other's. The geld
inga went locked under the wire, Point
er having it by a throat-latch. There
was no need to hang out the time to en
thuse the crowd; it was wild in the real
ization that the fastest time in harness
had been made, The time by quarters
was : 31%, I:o4'i, 13tj>£, 2:09%.
The second heat was a repetition of
the first, with the exception that at the
half Adonis broke and was distanced.
The third heat was a war again, and
with the time of 2:13, rounded out the
three fastest heats ever gone in harness.
Forty thousand dollars pools were sold
on this race. Hal Pointer won, B. B.
second, Pickaway third, Dr. M. fourth;
time, 2:09%, 2:12%, 2:13.
The 2:18 trot. $1,000, unfinished—Ver
itas won first heat, Mocking Bird second
and third; best time, 2:16%.
Employees Demands Kefused.
New York, Oct. 9.—President King
of the Erie road today issued a "circular
reply to the long list of demands made
by the employees a few days ago for in
creased wages, concessions on runs,
hours, etc. The demands of the men
are refused and the reasons therefore set
out at length.
Mayor Pond at Merced,
Merced, Cal., Oct. 9. —Mayor Pond
and party arrived this afternoon-and
were met by prominent Democrats and
tendered a reception this evening. A
large crowd assembled in Leeke's hall
and listened to speeches by Mayor Pond,
Hon, E. E. Leeke and Hon. James H.
A Counterfeiter Confesses.
Louisville, Ky., Oct. 9. — John
Schmidt, a counterfeiter recently ar
rested here, has confessed to the police
that he has been counterfeiting two
dollar certificates, having made four
thousand dollars' worth. He claims to
have been assisted b\\ Miles Ogle, known
as "the king of the coiinterfeiters."
Te Redeem Bonds.
Washington, Oct. The secretary
of the treasury today >ssued a circular
offering to redeem 4Vg fter cent, bonds
with interest to Aug. SL until further
notice. . X
From Ear to EsW.
Ai.ba* r, Ore., Oct. 9.~-Di>c. 1/Ogan to
day cut Harry Ward's throat from ear
to ear, during a quarrel ovtT a game ol
cards. Ward will probaolyviie
FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 10, 1890.
Like Others are Prone to
In Wordy Warfare They Some
Soft Answers Not Always Used by
the Reverend Sirs.
The American Board of Foreign Missions
at Loggerheads—Bad Financial
Associated Press Dispatches. I
Minneapolis, Oct. 9. —The most inter
esting paper to come before the Amer
ican Board of Foreign Missions, and one
which called forth an acrimonious de
bate, was the report of the committee of
ninf> appointed a year ago to examine
into the method of the admin
istration of the officials of the
board in Boston, especially the
methods employed by the home secre
tary in ascertaining the qualifications
of candidades for the missionary field.
The chairman of the committee is Astor
Walker, of New York, and associated
with him are others representing the
two great wings of the board, but not
extremists in any sense. The report
made, detailed the showing of the
finances of the board, and compared
what the board has received yearly
for its work, with what is given
to other large benevolent societies of the
church. The figures showed that while
the contributions to these other bodies
had been increasing year by year as the
church grew, there had been practically
no increase in the donations to the
American Board. This state of affairs,
the paper argued, showed dissatisfaction
in the churches, ending in quarrels that
have come as the result of the present
system of administration.
The report, which was a lengthy one,
was summed up in the form of resolu
tions at the conclusion. These provide
that a committee on the treasurer's re
port be appointed by the board at the
annual meeting next previous to the
meeting at which the committee is call
ed on to set; that the treasurer's report
be sent as soon as ready to each member
of the committee: that [the by-lawß be
amended to provide that the auditors
shall annually employ an expert for con
firming the treasurer's reports and
accounts; that there be a substantial in
crease of the force employed by the
board to bring the interests" of its' mis
sions and the cause it represents before
the churches contributing to its support.
The resolutions further provide with
reference to missionary appointments,
that questions 1 and 2 for candidates be
amended to read :
Question I—What1 —What are your views re
specting each of the leading doctrines of
scripture commonly held by the
churches sustaining this board? In an
swering this question you may use your
own language or refer to any creeds of
Question 2—Have you any view at
variance with these doctrines or any
views of church government, which
would prevent four cordial co-operation
with the missionaries of this board?
These questions being so amended, all
applications for apnointment shall be
made as now to the corresponding
secretary of the board. Communications
shall be presented forthwith
to the prudential committee.
In case the committee desire
further scrutiny into the theo
logical opinions of the candidates, it
shall be held through an interview with
the committee as a body, or if this is
not practicable, with a sub*-committee
as a body, consisting in part of laymen.
At such examination the doors shall be
open for the presence of any member
of the board or personal friend of the
The debate on this matter was a most
animated one. Dr. Joseph Cook opened
the attack on the paper, and was replied
to by Dr. Quint. Then the venerable
Dr. Thompson, of Boston, for many
years chairman of the prudential com
mittee, severely criticized the methods
of the committee of nine, and took ex
ceptions to the report as reflecting
against the secretary and prudential
committee. Dr. Walker replied warmly
that his committee had abundant evi
dence for the ground it had taken, but
had preferred to suppress it. However,
since Dr. Thompson had precipitated
matters he would make it public.
He then read a series of letters
regarding certain young lady students in
Wellesley college who were rejected as
missionaries some years ago. He then
referred to them to show that their
rejection was most unfortute and
improper, and had effectually shut off
Wellesley college as a source of mission
The home secretary, Dr. Alden, then
read a personal letter defending himself
and the existing method, and criticising
severely the committee of nine.
The members of the committee re
plied, and by this time the debate had
grown so acrimonious that President
Stom cut it off.
After further talk the resolutions
summarized above, were adopted unan
imously to the satisfaction of all except
the extremists, sr. Noble, of Chicago,
who accepted the resolutions, protested
against any approval of the re
port itself, and presented a resolution
to that effect, which was adopted
without particular objection. Thus the
curious result was presented of an action
which seemed to cast a doubt and re
flection on the committee of nipe and
its methods, while adopting unani
mously all its practical suggestions.
Both sides seem to have the impression
that they have won a glorious victory.
BAY CITY POLITICS.
More Nominations Made By Democrats
Pan Francisco, Oct. 9. —A number of
conventions, municipal, judicial and
legislative, postponed from Tuesday
night, are being held tonight by both
Democrats and Republicans. The fol
lowing nominations have r«>en made
so far: Republican —aheriff diaries
B. Laumeister re-iioininated : auditor,
Davis Stern; tax-collector, Thomas
O'Brien, renominated; treasurer. Henry
S. Martin; superintendent of Btreets,
James Gilleran; city and county attor
ney, J. H. Durst; district attorney,
Wm. S. Barnes; county clerk, Wm. J.
The Democratic convention to-night
made the following nominations:
Christian Reis, treasurer; Wm. W.
Ackerson, recorder; W. Krelling, as
sessor ; Herman B. Cook, county clerk;
Timothy O'Brien, sheriff; A. B.
Maguire, tax collector; A. C. Speerse,
Oakland, Cal., Oct. 9.—The Demo
crats tonight nominated R. M. Turner
for state senator from the six teeth dis
Sister Catherine's Project.
Philadelphia, Oct. 9.—Sister Cathe
rine (Miss Kate DrexelJ is about to have
erected a great convent of Sisters of
Mercy in Bucks county, for the instruc
tion of girls to qualify themselves for
teaching among the Indians.
San Francisco, Oct. 9. -The decid
uous fruit shipments over the Southern
Pacific lines for the season up to Octo
ber 7th, amount to 2450 cars, or about
1,000,000 pounds of fruit.
S\'nNEY,Oct. 9.—The non-union miners
at Bulli were attacked today by unionists
who drove them out and occupied the
mines. The police were unable to
restrain the strikers and reinforcements
Corn Agents Fail.
PItBTH, Oct. 9. —A corn agent of this
city has failed with liabilities of one
million florins. It is believed other
failures will follow. The trouble is due
to the poorness of the harvest.
San Juan »el Sur, Oct. 9.—Doctor
Roberto Sacasa, who succeeded to the
presidency of Nicaragua on the death of
Caralo, in 1889, has been re-elected for
ONE OF COMMISSIONER BLACK'S
Prisoners Who Enlisted in the Rebel Ser
vioe and Deserted to the Union Lines,
Entitled to Place on the Pension Rolls.
Washington, Oct. 9.—Assistant Secre
tary Bussey has rendered in the case of
Russell S. Cole, of Company E, First
New York veteran cavalry, a decision
that defines the status of prisoners of
war, who, having enlisted in the rebel
army to escape imprisonment.returned to
their own command and made applica
tion for pensions. The decision rescinds
I 'he ruling made by Commissioner Black
' May 25,' 1885, in which the commission
er held that, regardless of circumstances
and of his motives, a prisoner of war so
enlisting in the rebel service, even
as a device of escape from star
vation and imprisonment, should
be held as having "voluntar
ily" aided the rebellion, and be debarr
ed from pension. After presenting the
full legal aspects of the question the
assistant secretary says : "The depart
ment must be controlled in all cases
coming before it for adjudication, by the
fundamental rule that the rights of a
soldier and citizen alike can never be
taken away nor forfeited, except by
the express terms of law, the actual and
obvious meaning of which should be
taken without resort to subtle and forc
ed questions. I respectfully overrule
the former decision of your office, and
grant the pension sought."
WINTER SET IN.
The Period of Snows Begun in the
Sierra City, Cal., Oct. 9.—The first
snow of the season fell here this after
noon. Just a year ago yesterday
the terrible storms of the last season
commenced in the mountains, which
culminated in the memorable railroad
blockade of several weeks duration,
C.U'Son, New, Oct. 9. —There was a
slight fall of snow here during the
night, and this morning the weather
wasi cold and chilly. A heavy fall of
snow is expected by the signal service
Later—lt is snowing heavily here to
Sonora, Cal., Oct. 9. —A cold rain, ac
companied by a strong southeast wind,
set in here today. It is still cloudy, and
there are indications for a continued
San Francisco, Oct. 9. —There will be
light rain at Yuma tomorrow.
London, Oct. 9. —The Italian premier's
speech of yesterday is apparently re
garded in most of the continental cap
itals as au election manifesto. The em
phasis with which Signor Crispi dwelt
on the value to Italy of the dreibund,
has provoked the hostility of the Par
A Spark From a Train.
Slisun, Cal.,\Oct. 9.—On Tuesday
evening, while a heavy north wind was
blowing, a passenger train caused a fire
near Cannon station, that burned about
seven miles of fence and seveial hun
dred acres of dry feed. By most strenu
ous efforts the" buildings of Stephen
Burke were saved.
A Newspaper Seizure.
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 9. —The postal au
thorities today seized the weekly edition
of the Atlanta Constitution, which con
tained the prize distributions offered to
its subscribers, to be settled Christmas
morning. The forms have been revised,
and the edition is now being reprinted.
The Vesuvius' Speed.
Newport, R. 1.,0ct. 9.-—The United
States dynamite cruiser Vesuvius made
two runs today over a measured mile
course at full speed, with a forced
draught and all the boilers working, and
made twenty knots an hour under these
Jack Smith Admitted to Bail.
Fhksno, Cal., Oct. 9.—The application
of Jf ck Smith, the slayer of Percy Wil
liam*, to be ian tlted "' bail ' w J
by j ndge Campbell today, who made'an
order admitting tb' j defendant to bail
,in tl c sum of $6000, which wan tur-
Further Details of the Tip
How the Police Cluhbed a Mem
ber of Parliament.
Savage Protests Abroad Against the
Italy Will Not Exhibit at the World's
Fair—Salisbury in the Role of
Associated Press Dispatches. I
Dublin, Oct. 9. —The hearing against
the police for assaults upon a number of
persons at the court house in Tipperary
on the occasion of the opening of the
trial of Dillon and O'Brien, commenced
in that place today. Timothy Healy
opened the ease for Harrison, a member
of the house of commons, who was se
Healey declared that on the occasion
in question, for every adult in the crowd
outside of the court "house there were
four armed policemen. He told of the
assault on Harrison. The latter then
took the stand and testified that there
were fewer than fifty civilians outside
the court house when he arrived, while
there was a large force of policemen on
each side of the gates.
The policemen used great and unneces
sary violence. Col. Caddell addressed
the police, saying something to the
effect that they must go in and out of
the gates and not make a disturbance.
This command not being obeyed, wit
ness asked the policemen why they dis
obeyed orders. Then the assault was
made upon him. During' the dis
turbance he saw a constable strike and
fell Sheehy. The civilians threw no
stones and struck no blows, except in
Earrying blows from the policemen's
In opening the case, Healy asked that
the ordinary justices should be replaced
by five resident magistrates of the
bench. The application waß refused.
While O'Brien was giving evidence,
Healy questioned him regarding the
photographs he had taken. The pre
siding magistrate ruled this irrelevant.
A discussion ensued, at the end of which
Healy told O'Brien to leave the witness
box. All of the complainants and their
friends left the court room, and after the
refusal of a request to adjourn on account
of the constitution of the bench, the
summons were withdrawn.
Berne, Oct. 9. —A dispatch from Bel
linzona says the federal troops quelled
This delegation was on the road to the convention.lS'They
had made up their mind to break the slate; when Joker of Artesia
observed the LONDON CLOTHING COMPANY was so far
above all competitors, he said, "Boys, I want all you Pumpkin-
Rollers to put in your vote straight." Mahone of the Seventh
seconded the motion. The delegation "gaged "their vote accord
ingly, and the nomination of London Clothing Co. for office of
LEADING CLOTHIERS, was made unanimous.
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some serious outbreaks in Tisserete, be
tween Liberals and Conservative!. It
is reported the Pundeserath has decided
to re-establish the old regime in Ticino,
giving the federal commissioner special
executive powers, pending the revision
of the constitution.
A MEASURE OF VIOLENCE
la What the McKinley Bill la Called la
Vienna, Oct. 9.—TheFremdenblatt, in
a bitter article, calls the McKinley bill
a measure of violence, worthy of a
nation accustomed to the use of the
revolver. It appeals to the countries
of Europe to act in concert
to prevent their becoming tributary to
the new world. England it says threat
ens to compensate herself for her losses
by securing eastern markets, so thus
the McKinley bill threatens to en
gender economic enmity between
Great Britain and Central Europe.
THE ODIOUS TARIFF
Will Prevent Italian Exhibits at tho
Rome, Oct. 9. —The committee ap
pointed to arrange for the proper pre
sentation of Italian art and industry at
the international exhibition in Chicago
in 1893, has dissolved, having decided
that any further efforts to accomplish
the work for which it was formed, would
be useless. It is stated that the com
mittee found, in view of the new United
States tariff law, that very few manu
facturers or others were willing to send
exhibits to Chicago.
Salisbury a Smuggler.
London, Oct. 9. —Lord Salisbury re
turned from the continent last night.
At New Haven the customs officers
seized two and a half gallons of spirits
and a quantity of cigars found in his car
riage, which had been brought over from
Dieppe. His coachman was detained.
The Queen Distressed.
London, Oct. 9. —The queen, distressed
by the reports about the illness of gren
adier guards in Bermuda, sent her pri
vate secretary to the foreign office this
evening to demand the latest news.
Lord Salisbury replied that he had re
ceived no news whatever.
Election Riot In India.
Paris, Oct. 9.—Dispatches from Pon
dicherry, capital of a French settlement
in India, say a serious election conflict
has taken place there between a mob
and the police. Several were wounded
on both sides. The military were or
Police and Socialists.
Berlin, Oct. 9.—The trouble between
the police and socialists in Sprottan was
resumed today, and in the conflict seve
ral persons were wonnded.
A Cuban Count Dead.
Havana, Oct. 9. —The count of Casa
Morea, leader of the Cuban conservative
[ party, is dead.