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LOS ANGELES HERALD.
VOL! 36.—N0. 135.
Balmaceda's Soldiers Submit
to the Insurgents.
The Garrison at Coquimbo
Alone Holds Out.
An Expedition Started to Bring- the
Place in Subjection.
The Dictator's Whereabouts Still Un
known— Basqaedano Recognized
as Provisional President—Mil
Associated Press Dispatches.
New York, August 31. —The Herald
this morning has the following cable
advices from Chile: General Basqueda
no has been recognized as president ad
interim of the republic by the members
of the junta here. The government
troops at Concepcion, Talachusna and
other places have notified the Congres
sionaliat authorities that they have fin
ished fighting and are ready to obey
orders irom the junta, and only Co
quimbo promises to make trouble. All
that remains now to be done is to put
down the sporadic cases of disorder,
bring to trial such of Balmaceda's offi
cials as have been guilty of outrageous
acts of tyranny, and prepare for the
elections which will again give the re
public unquestioned constitutional gov
I have just had an interview with ex-
Minister Godoy, Balmaceda's closest ad
viser, and also with Balmaceda's broth
er. They say throughout the entire
period since the outbreak of the revolu
tion, Balmaceda has depended upon tbe
representations of the army officials that
the force was loyal and devoted to his
cause. Believing this Balmaceda con
cluded to continue his resistance. Had
he thought otherwise, he would have
resigned rather than have been the
cause of unnecessary bloodshed.
THE DICTATOR'S ESCAPE.
Sefior Godoy thinks Balmaceda has
escaped to Buenos Ayres. He left San
tiago, according to news received by
Sefior Godoy, on Saturday morning, with
giir r-r.iages, containing hia family and
MINISTER EGAN'S CASE.
. Relative to Minister Egan, Sefior
Godoy emphatically declares that every
interview had by him with Balmaceda
was entirely confined to the question of
commercial reciprocity between tbe
United States and Chile.
.OFFICIALS TO BE SHOT.
Several prominent government offi
cials will be shot tomorrow, after trial
by martial law.
THE SEQUESTERED TREASURE.
Referring to the silver shipment,
Sefior Godoy says Balmaceda bought the
Italian steamer Aquila at Montevideo.
The owneT required cash. The United
States navy department refused to allow
the Baltimore to carry the money for
him. The British minister, Mennedy,
obtai led permission for the Espiegle to
convey the same to the Engiish bank at
Montevideo. The steamer was bought
for £140,000, of which £60,000 was to be
used to furnish fixtures and guns. The
Aquila was to be fitted up for a cruiser.
The bullion has gone to England.
COQUIMBO REFUSES TO HURRENDER.
Balmaceda's officials at Coquimbo
have cut tbe English cable there and re
fused to surrender, and will make a
fight. The Esmeralda, with the Linch,
goes to Coquimbo tonight. Transports
with troops will follow.
Procurer Fiscalfas, who prosecuted the
cases against the men who were alleged
to be in a plot to blow up the torpedo
boats Almirante Lynch and Almirante
Condell, and the transport Imperial,
which resulted in the execution of Cum
mings and two others, was taken out
and shot today.
REFUGEES ON FOREIGN SHIPS.
The presence of political refugees on
board American and German warships
has been the causeof several conferences
and much ill feeling. A formal demand
for the surrender of the refugees was
made yesterday on the United States
and German admirals. After a confer
ence the two naval officers informed the
' intendente that they would decline to
surrender the men unless proper guar
antees were given that their lives would
be safe until tbey had a fair trial.
THE STATE DEPARTMENT CRITICISED.
Acting Secretary of State Wharton's
action in still refusing to recognize the
junta, now tbat it is practically the only
government in Chile, is the subject of
much adverse criticism here, and it is
openly hinted that there must be more
reasons for it than appear on the surface.
The Washington Authorities' News of
Washington, Aiigußt 31.—Official con
firmation of Balmaceda's fall reached
the state and navy department this
morning. Acting Secretary Wharton
raceived tbe following cable dated Val
paraiso, August 30:
"Balmaceda turned over government
to Basquedano and fled. Canto goes to
Santiago tonight to assume control un
til arrival of Junta from Iquique. Good
order here (signed) McCreery, consul."
ADMIRAL BROWN'S REPORT.
Acting Secretary Solely received the
following cablegram from Admiral
Brown, dated Valparaiso, July 20th:
"President of Chile surrendered gov
ernment to Chilean General Basque
dano, anrl he has left Santiago. Val-
Earaiso will organize. Foreign forces
The above is somewhat obscure, but it
is interpreted at tbe department to
mean that the police force in Valparaiso
i ia so well organized as to relieve the for
eign admirals of further necessity for
keeping their marines on shore duty.
THE CHILEAN MINISTER'S SECLUSION.
No news from Chile has been received
by Minister Lazcano. The minister de
nied himself to newspaper reporters,
but sent out word to tbe above effect,
by his servant.
THE CONGRESSIONAL ENVOYS' NEWS.
The Chilean congressional envoys
here are also without any news, thus far
today, relative to affairs in Chile. Al
though they do not expect any
detailed news of the movements of
troops or happenings, of the more im
portant events they do expect brief ad
vices when matters of unusual import
PEDRO MONTT INTERVIEWED.
Sefior Montt, the principal envoy, re
fuses to discuss his future action towards
attempting to receive recognition for the
constitutional government from the
United States. When spoken to about
the matter today, he said, in effect, he
was willing to tell what was going on in
Chile, but that he begged to be excused
from telling what was going an in Wash
Sefior Montt expects the junta, which
has left Iquique for Santiago, to reach
Valparaiso in about three days. The
distance, he says, is between 800 and
A German Officer's Vsluable Services-
Rioting at Valparaiso.
New York, AugUßt 31.—The World
prints as a Valparaiso special, the state
ment that the insurgents owe their suc
cess in great measure to the skill and
experience of Colonel Kioder, who was
brought from Germany by the Chilean
government as instructor in modern
warfare, but who quarrelled with tbe
Balmacedans and gave his services to the
The fighting was not only fierce,
but fiendish. The bodies of
the Balmacedan generals, Barbosa
and Alzerreca, who "fell in the hottest
part of the engagement, were frightfully
At Bundown a riotous mob of laborers
united with the rabble of the deserters
from the government and burned and
looted many buildings on tbe outskirts
of the city belonging to Balmaceda's par
tisans. Fourteen files raged all night,
but are now under control. Two mill
ions of dollars worth of property was de
stroyed. Tbe city rang all last night
with rifle reports, and this morning the
bodies of 200 rioters and pillagers littered
The Flnto's Equipment.
Kiel, August 31. —The new Chilean
war ship Presidente Pinto, bas coaled
and is now ready for sea. Her com
mander is awaiting instructions from
Chile before leaving. The Pinto is pre
paring to sail with the view of shipping
war material from vessels outside the
TRAIN HELD UP.
A Bio Grande Bipreii Car Bobbed of
83600 ln Colorado.
Denver, Colo., September I.—Word
wae-received here at 1 o'clock this morn
ing, from Cafion City, saying that a Den
ver & Rio Grande train was held up and
robbed. The robbery wan committed at
Texas creek. Four masked men com
pelled the track-walker to flag the train,
and then went through the express car,
The report says the sheriffs of the
neighboring counties are organizing
posses to start at daylight in pursuit of
A Daring Bank Bobbery.
Kansas City, August 31. —At Nonda
ra, a small station on the Alton road in
Lafayette county, a daring bank robbery
took place today. The bank is a branch
of the Higginsville bank, and tbe regu
lar employes are only a cashier
and bookkeeper. The bookkeeper
was not on business this afternoon,
when two men rode up to the bank, dis
mounted and walked into the bank,
shut the door, locked it before tbe cashier
noticed what was going on, then at the
point of a revolver, one of the men kept
the cashier quiet, while the other took
about $700, all the cash in sight. The
robbers then mounted their horses and
A Fire Casualty.
Denver, Colo., August 31. —Thisafter-
noon fire damaged the Kirby house to
tbe extent of $300. While the
firemen were fighting the fire, a carboy
containing fifteen cans of gasoline
exploded and blew a big hole in the
front wall. E. E. Rowley, who was on
the sidewalk in front of the house, was
blown into the street and fatally injured.
Several other persons were injured by
being struck by flying bricks.
Explorers in Hard Luck.
Paris, August 31. —The government
has received a'dispatch announcing that
Fourneau's expedition to explore the
valley of Sanghai Bayen, Central Sou
dan, and French Congo, was attacked
by natives. Sixteen were killed and
thirty-one, including Fourneau himself,
wounded. All the merchandise and a
number of rifles belonging to the party
A High School Wanted.
Santa Cruz, August 31.—An election
was held in this city to determine upon
the organization of a high school, in ac
cordance with the new law. A large
vote was polled ; it was almost unani
mous in favor of the high school, there
being«nly eight negative votes.
A Liberal Employer.
Berlin, August 31. —Baron Stumm,
one of the largest emplyers of labor in
Germany, has decided to pay higher
wages to all his employe's while the dear
nesa of food continues, and to increase
the pensions allowed the widows of em
ployes and others.
A Cyclone In Italy
Rome, August 31.—A cyclone which
has just passed over the San Mauro,
Castighine and Gassino districts, has
caused great distress. A number of
persons were injured, crops in the path
of the storm were destroyed and houses
Elsinore Pipe Works Bnrned.
San Diego, Angust 31.—A special dis
patch from Elsinore announces the fact
that tbe Elsinore terra cotta and pipe
works were destroyed by fire last night;
loss, $30,000. The works belonged to
Dolbeer & Co., San Francisco.
TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER l, 1891.—TEN PAGES
A WARPED RAIL
The Cause of a Bad Railroad
A Passenger Train Wrecked
The Cars Toppled Over a Trestle aud
Smashed to Splinters.
A Mall Agent Killed—Miraculous Escape
of the Passengers—A Greater
. Disaster on an Indi
Associated Press Dispatches.
Sacramento, August 31.—The worst
accident that" has yet happened on a rail
road in the vicinity of this city occurred
this afternoon seven miles west of here,
on the California Pacific road. The train
was a combined mail and express. There
were about 130 persons on board, includ
ing the trainmen. The train was going
at an average rate of epeed, when it en
countered a warped rail, caused by ex
cessive heat. The locomotive left the
track and went bumping along over a
trestle. Engineer Beldin opened the
throttle of the engine and pulled loose
from the mail and express car; this and
the baggage car went over the side of the
trestle and landed bottom side up.
SMASHED INTO SPLINTERS.
The parlor car next went over, end
first, the rear portion remaining on the
trestle. The other coaches, although
they left the track, remained on the
ties, as did the locomotive. Those who
were not injured, ecramled out to assist
recovering from the wreck the less foi
tunate ones, making them as comforta
ble as possible until a relief train ar
Mail Agent M. L. Quimby, of San
Francisco, was found terribly mangled
and dead. 11 is skull was fractured. No
other person was killed, but several in
the parlor and smoking cars were more
or less injured.
A BROKEN DRIVE WHEEL.
The Cause of a Terrible Railroad Disas
ter iv Indiana.
Louisville, Ky., August 31. —Near
Tell City, Indiana, this morning, a local
mixed train on a branch of the Louis
ville, Evansville and St. Louis road, was
wrecked by the driving wheel of the en
gine breaking. Mrs. Nemeyer, Mrs.
Sarab Grau, Robert Grau, aged 4, and
Emma Schu, aged 10, were killed.
The engine left the track and run on
the ties for a while, then took a header
down a steep embankment. Sixteen
people were more or less seriously in
jured by escaping steam. Tbe wreck
took fire and was entirely consumed.
The engineer and £ reman escaped.serioua
injury by jumping.
RAIDED BY A PBIKST.
A Chinese Opium Den Broken Up by a
Chicago, August 31.—Father Alywerd,
of Nativity parish, made a raid tonight
on a Chinese opium den. While pass
ing along Halsted street, not far from
his church, he saw three young girls
enter apartments kept by a Chinese
named Wan Chung. The priest, sus
pecting something wrong, went to the
place, and being refused admission,
promptly knocked the door down, took
a revolver out of tbe hands of Wan
Chung, the proprietor, and found the
girls in a little back room, sn "king
opium. They confessed being frequent
ers of tbe den, and implicated many of
their companions. The priest repoi ted
the case to the police, and a warrant
was issued for Wan Chung, who in the
meantime, however, had escaped.
FROM BERING SEA.
More Sealers Return—Poachers Captured
by Russian Gunboat*.
Victoria, B. C, August 31.—Four
taore sealing schooners have returned to
port —the Carlotta G. Cox, the Annie C.
Moore, the Borealis and the Geneva. The
Carlotta C. Cox brought 1513 skins, the
Geneva biought 490 skins, the Annie C.
Moore 1650, and the Borealis 1500. All
were warned to leave Bering sea. They
report seals very plentiful. The Theresa
brought news of the Hamilton Lewis,
Captain Alex McLean, having been cap
tured by a Russian gunboat while poach
ing in Russian waters, off Copper island ;
also that the steamer Webster, Captain
Dan McLean, had undertaken a raid on
one of the Russian gunboats. The
poachers were caught. McLean was
shot in the leg, and the rest of the crew
managed to regain the schooner a.id
escape, leaving McLean a prisoner.
A Serious Collision.
Kansas City, August 31.—A serious
collision occurred late tonight on the
Union Pacific railroad, just south of
Muncie, Kansas, near Kansas City,
Kansas. A Union Pacific work train
was backing from Muncie toward this
city, when it collided with an extra
Rock Island freight train. The caboose
of the work train was crushed to splin
ters, and a number of men hurt.
A Michigan Canard.
Detroit, Mich, August 31.—Referring
to a special dispatch from Monroe,Mich.,
today, detailing the killing of one
Wilkinson and wife, and the shooting
down of the murderers by incensed
farmers, the sheriff of Monroe county
sends word this evening that no such
crime had been beard of in the county
until the dispatch came in, and that no
such family were living in the county.
Erie, Pa., August 31.—1t is reported
tonight that the condition cl ex-Oon
greßsman Scott is extremely critical.
Asbury Park, N. J. August 31.—Dis
patches received here today say H. A.
P Carter, ex-Hawaiian minister to the
United States is dangerously ill at Ham
A Thief, But Mot a Traitor.
Montreal, August 31.—Hon. Thomas
McGreavey, who fled to tbe United
States to avoid telling what he knew of
the public works "Doodling," has been
located at Portland, Maine. He stated
to a friend that he would be very glad to
come back, so far as he is personally
concerned, and give all the facts, but
others are interested who have trusted
him, and he is determined not to betray
The Giants and Ansons Pat Up a Scien
Chicago, August 31.—Today's game
wae a fine exhibition of scientific play
ing. Both pitchers were effective, and
the support was perfect. The only error
was an excusable muff by Pfeffer after
a bard run. The game was called at
the end of the eleventh inning on ac
count of darkness. Chicago, 0; New
York, 0. Batteries: Hutchinson, Kitt
redge; Rusie, Buckley.
Pittsburg, August 31.—Philadelphia
won by superior playing. Pittsburg, 3;
Philadelphia, 7. Batteries: King, Maul;
Miller, Keefe, Clements.
Cleveland, August 31.—The home
team played an errorless game. Cleve
land, 2; Brookly, 0. Batteries: Gruber,
Zimmer; Inkes, Daily.
Cincinnati, August 31 .—Superior play
ing gave Boston the game. Cincinnati,
3; Boston, 9. Batteries—Rhino, Mul
land and Harrington ; Nichols and Ben
Boston, August 31.—Boston, 2; Lou
isville, 2. Called at the end of the fifth ;
Washington, August 31.—Washing
ton, 1; Milwaukee, 5.
Baltimore, AugUßt 31.—Baltimore,
(>; St. Louis 3.
Second game: Baltimore, 4; St. Lou
Philadelphia, August 31. —Athletics,
3; Columbus, 1.
Second game: Athletics, 2; Columbus.
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STARTLING IF TRUE.
THE DARDANELLES OPENED TO
RUSSIAN WAR SHIPS.
This Is Considered a Grave Piece of News
by the Rest of the Powers—The Porte
Flays Even With England by Knuck
ling Under to the Czar.
Constantinople, August 31.—The Sul
tan has yielded te all of Russia's de
mands respecting the Dardanelles, which
henceforth will be opened to Russian
vessels when closed to others. The Sul
tan abjectly apologized for the recent
detention of a Russian vessel, and dis
missed tbe officers responsible therefor,
and promised indemnity.
a grave piece of news.
London, August 31.—The St. James
Gazette, this evening, holds that the
submission of tbe porte to Russia's de
mands, has established a precedent
which permits Russian warships to use
th*> passage of the Dardanelles, as they
please, while warships of other nations
must not enter those straits. This news
is, therefore, according to the paper, by
far the gravest published for some time.
WILL THE POWERS PERMIT IT?
The Standard suggests that the Sul
tan's action in regard to Russia and the
Dardanelles may be due to pique and
irritation at England's refusal to reopen
the Egyptian negotiations. It says:
"Since that refusal it is reported the
English embassador has not been re
ceived at Yildiz Kiosk. It is for the
powers to consider what course to adopt
to enforce the observance of the existing
treaties. Clearly the straits must be
closed to all nations or open to all na
tions. England cannot alone champion
the rights of the powers."
THE GERMANS ARE INCREDULOUS.
Berlin, August 31.—The press here is
incredulous regarding yesterday's report
of the Turkish sultan's submission to
Russia's demands respecting the recent
detention of the Russian volunteer fleet
of steamers at the Dardanelles. The
Vossiche Zeitungsays such action on the
sultan's part would justify the removal
of Turkey from among the independent
states of Europe.
ENGLAND MUST ACT.
The National Gazette argues that the
initiative in the Dardanelles matter falls
upon England, saying: "It would be an
exceedingly bitter irony of fate if imme
diately after the Portsmouth reception
England should be compelled by Russia,
France's ally, to defend her interests.
The Kaiser's Knee.
Vienna, August 31.—The authorities
at the places which tbe German em
peror will pass enroute to the Schwar
nan festivities, have been notified to
prevent the waving of flags and throw
ing of flowers, as it is thought such
demonstrations are likely to frighten the
emperor's horse and endanger his re
cently injured knee.
London, August 31.—Spurgeon has
had another relapse.
Natural History of the Criminal.
Of late years there has sprung up a
new science, which seeks to investigate
the natural history of the criminal. It
regards the criminal aa a variety of the
human species which has degenerated
physically and morally. The most emi
nent living authority on this subject
thus describes the two great criminal
classes: "The murderer," he says, "has
a cold, concentrated look; the nose is
often aquiline or hooked, always large;
the ears are long; the jaws powerful;
the cheek bones widely separated; the
hair is crisp and abundant; the canine
teeth well developed and the lips thin;
often the eye appears bloodshot, and a
nervous contraction on one side of the
face uncovers the canine teeth, producing
a sardonic effect."
The thief, he asserts, has less brain ca
pacity than the assassin; he has remark
able mobility of countenance; the eye is
small and restless; the eyebrows thick;
the nose flat and the forehead low and
retreating. Another writer on the same
topic declares that one visiting a prison
can, by the aid of these outline descrip
tions, distinguish those condemned for
murder from those convicted of theft.—
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