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LOS ANGELES HERALD.
VOL. 36.—N0. 147.
A VEILED MENACE.
Emperor William's Warlike
Uneasiness Created by His Re
The Kaiser Given a Cool Reception
by the Uavarians.
Franco-Russian Influence In Turkey—lt
aly Joins the Protesting Powers.
Russia Preparing to Seize
Associated Press Dispatches.
Berlin, Sept. 12.—[Copyrighted by
the New York Associated Press.] —
There was a parade of all the troops
stationed in Cassel district today, which
afforded a brilliant spectacle. The em
peror and empress, the king of Saxony,
the grand duke of Hesse, the grand
duke of Saxe-Weirnar,the duke of Edin
burgh, Prince and Princess Henry of
Prussia, Prince Albrecht and others bl
high rank were present. The emperor
will now go to Erfurt, where he will
review the fourth army corps. Some of
the phraseß used by his majesty in his
speech at the banquet at Cassel have
added to the uneasiness which now
prevails throughout the country. He
recalled the time when as a staff officer
he entered Cassel in 1871, with the vic
torious Hessian troops. He trust
ed, he said, that the Hessians,
m the event of foreign struggles,
would help him to fulfill his duties.
Coming bo soon after the allusion made
at Munich to the future triumphs of the
Bavarian troops, his majesty's utterance
at Cassel is felt to be a veiled menace to
foreign enemies and a warning for the
the country to courageously prepare for
trouble. Still the conviction remains
unshaken in official circles that a pro
longed period of diplomatic intrigue
will precede a collision of the powers.
THE LEVEL-HEADED BAVARIANS.,
The Munich Tageblatt denies the offi
cial statement that Emperor William
was accorded an enthusiastic reception
on the occasion of his late visit to the
Bavarian capital. On the contrary, it
says, he was received with chilly indif
ference by the people. It attributes
this to the fact that the people of Ba
varia see iv the emperor an emblem of
dearness of living and a source of ap
proaching war, threatening the ruin of
the country. If the imperial govern
ment, the Tageblatt says, desires to be
loved instead of detested it must cheapen
food and abide by the policy of peace.
THE I'ORTE AND THE POWERS.
The leading political developments of
ths week have been the practical con
version of the Italian prime minister,
Rudin\ to the policy of Lord Salisbury,
the English premier. The sultan of
Turkey, in his new bias in the direction
of favoring Russia, as instanced in the
Dardanelles affair, will now have to
bear the weight of the counter-influence
of Austria and Italy, and probably Ger
many ; for it is stated that Herr Van
Radowitz, German embassador to the
porte, in an audience with the sultan
Wednesday, urged that a favorable hear
ing be given to the views of Great Brit
ain, and that thiough his representa
tions Sir William White, the British
ambassador to Turkey, was given an
audience by the sultan yesterday. The
gravity of the situation is indicated in a
summons calling theenvoyeof the porte
at Vienna, Berlin, St. Petersburg and
London to Constantinople. The French
ambassador, the Count of Montebello,
who was on the eve of presenting his
letters of recall to the sultan, has been
instructed by his government to remain
at his post in order to prevent the sultan,
under the pressure of the other diplo
mats, from weakening and breaking his
The latest intelligence from Constan
tinople indicates the continuous success
of Franco-Russian diplomacy in Turkey.
The sultan has offered a place in the
ministry to Chafcir Pasha, a declared
partisan of the Russian alliance, and
known to be a foe of England and the
The foreign office here regards Eng
land's difficulty with complacency.
Lord Salisbury's solicitations for dip
lomatic aid, forces England into closer
union with the triple alliance, and thus
tends in the direction of bringing about
a formal compact between England,.
Germany, Austria and Italy. Hitherto'
Lord Salisbury has rejected all overtures
looking to England's becoming a party
to the dreibund compact.
BUSSIA PREPARING A COUP.
The Hamburg Correspondent pub
lishes an article on the Dardanelles in
cident, and makes the statement that
Russia is preparing a coup by which
she will seize the Bosphorus. A report
which is circulated in diplomatic circles
credits England with the intention to
seize and fortify Tenedos and other
islands at the mouth of the Dardan
elles in the event of failure to re-estab
lißh the entente with the porte.
The Post points out how the triple
alliance may be drawn into intervening
against Rudini committing Italy to
active armed support of England.
the pinto in trouble.
The Chilean warship, Presidente Pin
to, which has caused uneasiness to sev
eral of the powers by her attempts to
procure arms, is lying at Hamburg with
her crew mutinous. Her commander
asked the assistance of the police to ar
rest three sailora, but as the vessel be
longs to a foreign power the police re
ferred the request to the senate. The
men are riotous and refuse to perform
AN UNSAVORY LOVE UNION.
An unsavory story is current concern
ing Dr. Aveling, who is charged with
contracting a love union with Eleanor
Marx, leaving his legal wife destitute.
Dr. Aveling has written a letter to the
Socialist paper, Vorwarts, in which he
says it is true he has dissolved hia
bourgeois marriage and entered upon a
love union with Fraulein Marx, but he
declares he left his legal wife well pro
vided for. Aveling promises to punish
the author of the report that his wife
was in a destitute condition. Vorwarts
says AVeling's wife, who is in London,
announces that she will trace her de
tractor and give him a cowhiding.
AN EMBEZZLER'S FLIOHT.
Herr Rock, who fled for America after
embezzling $75,000 from the Prussian
mortgage bank, has been traced to a
steamer which left Hamburg last Satur
day. He will doubtless be taken into
custody upon the arrival of the steamer
at New York.
ELEVATED ELECTRIC ROADS.
Berlin is to have the benefit of an
elevated railroad, built on the model of
those in operation in New York, but the
Beiliners will have the advantage in
that the motive power employed here
will be electricity.
THE COSSACK COUP.
Russia Blamed with Meditating the Seiz-
ure of the Bosphorus.
Berlin, Sept. 12. —The Hamburger
Correspondent contains a sensational
article, entitled "The Cossack Stroke on
the Bosphorus." According tn this arti
cle, Russia meditates a surprise to Con
stantinople by the conjoint landing of
80,000 troops in European and Asiatic
Turkey. The Bosphorus forts, it ia
said, will be attacked from the rear,
and the approach of hostile fleets is to
be prevented by torpedoes, while a
Russia torpedo fleet could enter the
Golden Horn at night and destroy the
Turkish fleet, and that the whole could
be accomplished in twenty-four hours.
Complete plans for everything are said
to be ready, and only the command
from St. Petersburg is now needed.
Trades Union Congress Closes.
Nkwc.vstle-on-tvnk, Sept. 12. —At the
trades union congress today resolutions
were adopted in fuvor of increased rep
resentation of the labor classes in par
liament. A motion favoring a state
board of arbitration was defeated.
After the congress closed this after
noon 40,000 trades unionists marched in
procession through the streets of the
city, to celebrate the successful termina
tion of the big meeting.
THE FORTY-FIFTH STATE
SENATOR STEWART WANTS TO
He ThinkH It a Shame That the Territory-
Should Be Kept Out of the Union—He
, Says All the Silver Senators Will
Vote for Its Admission.
S\n Francisco, Sept. 12. —Senator
William Stewart, of Nevada, favors the
admission of Arizona into the union,
and eaid today that he would work and
vote for any measure which had for its
object the p'.acing of Arizona's star on
the American flag: "I am against the
territorial form of government in any
case," said the senator, "for I believe it
gives too much opportunity for unwise
appointments. We need more western
sentiment, and a good way to get more
is to make Arizona a state. It is a terri
tory of almost boundless resources,
and under irrigation cannot but
prove attractive to immigrants. Al
ready they raise the very linest fruits on
Arizona lands, and get large crops with
When asked how many Republican
senators would favor the admission of
Arizona, the Nevada senator said that
he felt confident the silver senators, at
least, would vote to put the territory
into the union.
A XEW DEPARTURE.
Vrouilueut Democrats Making a Mission
ary Tour of the West.
Washington, Sept. 12.—The tour of
several prominent Democrats to the
Pacilic coast, which will begin tomor
row, is a new departure in the way of
campaigning. The nominal object of the
journey is to attend the second annual
convention of Democratic societies of the
state of Washington, which will be
held at Spokane. It is their purpose,
however, to do active campaign work
all around their route, which will in
clude a large part of the northwest and
far west, linally closing with a week's
participation in the campaign in lowa.
They will leave this city tomorrow on
the Baltimore and Ohio, and will make
their lirst stop at St. Paul on the 15th.
The party consists of Senator Faulkner,
General Black, president of the nation
al association of Democratic clubs,
Representative Bynum, Representative
McAdoo, James M. Beck of Philadel
phia, and Lawrence Gardner, secretary
of the national association of Demo
A CRISIS IN OMCBKC.
The Baie Dcs Chalenrs Scandal Causes a
Split in the Cabinet.
New York, Sept. 12.—A Montreal spe
cial Bays mutters have reached a crisis in
Quebec over the Baie Dcs Chaleurs rail
road scandal, and a serious split
has occurred in the cabinet.
Lieutenant-Governor Angers desires
that a royal commission of
judges be appointed to investigate the
charges against the ministers. In this
view he is supported by the treasurer,
the commissioner of public works, and
president of the council. The attorney
general, the provincial secretary and
the commissioner of crown lands op
pose this view, and are determined to
light. Arthur Boyer, the other member
of the cabinet, has resigned, but his
resignation has not been accepted. The
light promises to be lively, and will
probably be carried to the legislature.
The Kaiser's Movements.
Munich, Sept. 12.—At the close of the
Bavarian maneuvers today, Emperor
William congratulated the regent,
Prince Luitpold, upon the efficiency of
his army, Baying he was convinced that
the Bavarian army was capable of meet
ing any emergency, and that it would
prove equal to its task, as at Eissenburg
Berlin, Sept. 12.—The kaiser arrived
this evening at Cassel, where he had a
splendid reception. The city was dec
orated and iluminated in his bonor. He
| was there rejoined by the kaiserin.
SUNDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 13, 1891.—TWELVE PAGES.
QUEER VERA AVA.
Her Identity Pretty Certainly
There Is Small Doubt That She
Is Diss de Bar.
She Indignantly Denies Being the
Father Kelly Says the Story of Her
Alleged Abduction Is Too Absurd
to Talk About—The Mystery
Not Cleared Up Yet.
Associated Press Dispatches.
Cincinnati, September 12.—The iden
tity of the woman who mysteriously
dispapeared from Chicago Wednesday
evening, with the one who as mysteri
ously appeared in this city last night, i$
fully established by the description.
Said woman was taken before the chief
of police this morning. She told her
story in almost the identical language
ahe used last night. Finding no cause
for holding her, she was taken back to
the house of detention to await some
action of her friends.
When seen by an Associated Press
correspondent, Miss Ava was entirely
self-possessed and dignified. Being told
that Mrs. Bolton had given a personal
description of her, she was evidently in
terested in its details. She was very
anxious to identify herself as Miss Ava.
'•Tell Mrs. Bolton," she said, "and
that will identify me better than any
thing else, that $8000 in money and
coupons was in her satchel, not mine,
and they took it and its contents. Now
Mrs. Bolton will know from this that I
am Miss Ava."
She went on to say that she went to
the college to attend to a matter of bus
iness. She carried money, "Jesuitical
tariff, ala McKinley." They demanded
that she publicly renounce her Metho
dist faith, and return to the church.
Refusing to do this, she was struck
heavily on the breast by a man. Before
this, the satchel with the money in it
had been seized.
The woman says from the time she
lost consciousness, Wednesday, until
yesterday afternoon, she knew nothing
except the remembrance of being dashed
with water, and her clothes being taken
off. She denies that she is Diss de Par.
It is the judgment of the police that
she is insane, but- she carries herself
with remarkable consistency for an in
When Miss Ava waa told that the
general belief in New York and Chicago
was that she was the lost Madam Diss
de Bar, she was furious in her denial.
She launched into a tirade against the
police for detaining her, and assumed
the manner of an insane person as she
closed her door against all further ques
Miss Ava still remains in the house of
detention. The testimony as to her
identity with the notorious Diss de Bar
is vague and conflicting. It was stated
at the house of detention at a late hour
tonight that she has not received any
letter or telegram from friends or ac
quaintances, as was naturally to be ex
pected, if she were a known person of
Miss Ava was extremely indignant
when told that it was the general belief
in New York and Chicago, that she was
none other than the noted Diss de Bar.
When it was suggested that she might
solve the puzzle by telling where she
had been before going to Chicago, she
replied that it was her affair. She was
quite bitter toward Rev. Dr. Bolton, of
Chicago, for not having been more act
ive in her behalf, and grew quite angry
in comparing the Catholics with the
Methodists, saying until she had an
apology from Bolton, she believed she
would prefer the Catholics.
A CLUE IN ST. I.OLIS.
Moro Evidence to Show That Ava and
Digs de liar Are One.
St. Louts, September 12.—A clue to
tbe identity of Miss Ava, who mysteri
ously disappeared from Chicago three
days ago, has been unearthed here. In
a scrap book in the possession of the al
leged Ava, now at Cincinnati, is in
scribed : "Dr. Rumford, No. 1528
Chestnut street, St. Louis." A reporter
called at the number given, but it was
discovered that the doctor had left the
city three months ago, and is
now at Los Gatos, California. Further
than this nothing could be learned. The
reporter then called on a spiritualist
whom Dr. Rumtord frequently visited
white in the city. There it was learned
that the doctor believed in spiritualism
and all the other "isms" of the same
kind, as well as being a follower of
Madame Blavatsky. While it is known
that Rumford did not visit Chicago
while he was here, there is no evidence
that Miss Ava did not come here. It is
thought here that Ava is none other
than Anna Odelia Diss de Bar.
DISS DE BAR'S DOUBLE.
lM is* Ava's Identity ac the Spook Proph
etess Well Established.
Chicago, Sept. 12.—The of chief de
tectives received a telegram from In
spector Byrnes, of New York, today,
stating that the present Whereabouts of
Diss de Bar is unknown. He also says
from the description given of Miss Ava
he thinks she is none other than Diss
Father Kelly, of the Jesuit church,
whom Miss Ava in her Cincinnati story
implicated in her so-called abduc
tion, said to a reporter today
it waß too absurd to talk about. She
came to him merely to talk over her
scheme for rescuing destitute and fallen
women. She never mentioned having
property in the hands of the church,
out spoke of having enormous wealth of
her own. She said she had been a nun.
"She struck one," said Father Kelly,
"as being a remarkable character. After
once hearing her talk, you would never
forget her. She could converse on any
subject, and her knowledge seemed
Father Kelly was shown Diss de Bar's
Eicture and said it bore a strong resern
lauce to Ava. He says he has a wit
ness who saw Miss Ava enter the church
from the side door and pass immedi
ately to the front, carrying a bag in
which were her money and jewels. An
other person* saw her get into a carriage
waiting around the corner and drive
Chief of Police McClaughry this after
noon received a dispatch from Inspector
Byrnes, of New York, giving a descrip
tion of Diss de Bar which corresponds
to Miss Ava's description, even to a scar
on her cheek.
A cut of Diss de Bar, with her hat and
clothing changed with pen and ink to
correspond with those worn by Miss
Ava, was shown to Father Fitzgerald,
Mrs. Bolton and others. All unhesi
tatingly pronounced it a good likeness
of Miss Ava. Further proof of her
identity is found in the fact that a well
known gentleman met Diss de Bar not
long ago and warned her against trying
any confidence games in Chicago. This
information comes from Mrs. Bolton,
who says she is not yet at liberty to
divulge all the details.
THE SPOOK PRIESTESS.
The New York Police Decline to IMscnss
the Identity of Vera Ava.
New York, Sept. 12. —The acting su
perintendent of police declines to dis
cuss the stories from Chicago concerning
the probable discovery of the famous
spook priestess, Diss de Bar, in the per
son of the 80-called Vera Ava. The
chief of the detective force was asked if
he thought the Chicago-Cincinnati
woman and Diss de Bar were one and
the same. "I don't think they are ;if
the description telegraphed is correct,"
replied Byrnes, and that was all he
The police generally decline to say
anything about Diss de Bar or Vera Ava.
The reporters here, many of whom
are well acquainted with Diss de Bar,
sUte|that. judging from the description
given of Miss Ava, she is no other than
the spook priestess.
Short, Shaip and Decisive.
Portland, Ore., Sept. 12. —A fight to
night, under the auspices of the Athletic
club, was short, sharp and decisive.
Jimmy Casey, of Spokane, was knocked
out in the third round by Harry Jones,
of San Jose. The fight was for a purse
of $600 and $100 a side, the winner to
STRIKE IN SAN QUENTIN.
TWO HUNDRED JUTE WORKERB
They Demand Better Food, More Tobacco
and Less Favoritism—The Insurrec
tion Firmly Met and Quiokly Quelled.
The Warden's Course Approved.
San Francisco, Sept. 12.—The con
victs in the jnte mill at San Quentin
struck today. Nearly two hundred
prisoners threw down their tools and
defied the officers to make them work.
The convictß demanded that they be
given more and better food, more to
bacco, and they wanted less favoritism
shown, and they demanded to be taken
before the board of prison directors
where they might state their case. The
convicts made a bold stand, but tbe
guards were quickly summoned, and
every avenue of escape was covered,
while armed men filled the doors of the
jute mill, where the insurrection started.
The convicts resumed work after obtain
ing permission to appoint a committee
of five to appear before the prison di
After listening to the complaints from
the committee, the prison directors in
formed the men that the food was good
enough, and the next time there was an
outbreak it would be punished by soli
tary confinement. The directors threat
ened to cut off the tobacco
allowance entirely, but Warden
Hale interceded for the men. Director
Sonntag informed the convicts that had
the guards done their duty they would
have shot down the strikers at the be
ginning of the outbreak. The commit
tee retired, and the orison strike was
San Quentin Prison, Cal., Sept. 12.—
The following action was taken by the
board of prison directors this evening,
on motion of Director Stump:
Resolved, That this board, after due
investigation of the evidence advanced,
showing a conspiracy to escape on
the part of C. H. Thome, Ab
raham Turcott, C. C. Sullivan,
Charles Manning, H. AY. Hanlon, John
Wood, alias Delaney, and George Ross,
that the action of the warden in placing
said convicts in solitary confinement is
hereby approved. And that he is fur
ther directed to inflict such additional
punishment as may be permitted by
the rules and regulations oi the prison,
if in his discretion the same may be
deemed necessary and expedient.
NO SIGNS OF A STRIKE.
The Negro Cotton-Plckers Stick to Their
New Orleans, Sept. 12.—A Picayune
special from Houston, Texas, quotes tel
egrams from various parts of the state,
saying there was no strike of negro cot
ton-pickers today. It was announced
last night by the leadcs of the colored
organization that a strike would take
place all through the cotton belt today.
Dispatches from Florida, Alabama, Mis
sissippi and the Carolinas say there are
no signs of a strike at any point.
Wilmington, N. C, Sept. 12.—Thus
far there are no indications of a strike
of cotton pickers in North Carolina.
Were one inaugurated, it is believed it
would prove a failure.
Oregon City, Ore., Sept. 12.—Mrs.
Thomas Brown and her adopted daugh
ter, Minnie, were terribly burned today
by the explosion of a coal oil lamp. Be
fore assistance arrived Minnie was so
badly burned that she will probably
die. Mrs. Brown may recover.
A Snath Trust.
Detroit, Sept. 12.—A dispatch from
Jackson,Mich., states that a snath trust
has been organized under the name of
the National Snath company. It in
cludes nearly all the prominent snath
manufacturers in the country.
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