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VOL. 36.—N0. 178.
WIND AND WATER.
A Great Storm Sweeps Over
the British Isles.
The Low Lands Flooded, Caus
ing Much Damage.
Numerous Ships Driven Ashore or
Swamped at Sea.
Mourning Draperies Destroyed at Dub
lin and the Floral Decorations
Blown Away from Par
Associated Press Dispatches.
London, Oct. 13.—A great storm to
day flooded the lowlands of Northern
Wales, causing great damage. The wind
waa particularly savage at Tanworth. It
overturned a number of tents on the
race track at Fazeley, and severely in
jured many persona. The damage at
watering places along the eastern coast
of the English channel will be enor
mous. A Noiwegiau bark went ashore
off the coast of Garaetshire, and much
difficulty was experienced in rescuing
her crew. A French brig was stranded
near Falmouth, where the force of the
wind shattered her. No detaila have
been learned. A Norwegian vessel,
coal laden, waa totally wrecked at Kear
ley, Ireland. Several collisions occur
red on the Thames, and, several vessels
were driven ashore. At Birr, Ireland,
the gale demolished a circus tent which
waa crowded with children, aud many
were injured in the stampede that fol
The area of the storm extends over
the whole of England, Ireland and the
southern portions ot Scotland. A large
number of coasters have been loat. The
valleys of the Severn and Dee are
flooded. At Brighton the pier and
esplanade were awept by tremendoua
seas. A hugh structure which was be
ing prepared for Buffalo Bill's Wild
West show, waa utterly deatroyed. At
Swansea a number of buildings were
unroofed, and at York the roof ct' a cir
ctia was blown off, killing a boy in the
At Dublin the magnificent mourning
draperies displayed on the occasion of
Parnell'B funeral have been entirely
blown away, and the same is true of the
floral decorationa adorning the grave at
At Cardiff and vicinity eleven coasting
vessels have been driven ashore, but the
crews were fortunately saved. The
White Star line's sbip Majestic was un
able, to debark the mails and Irish
bound passengers at Queenstown, be
cause of the tremendous aea, and was
compelled to proceed to Liverpool direct.
THE IRISH FACTIONS.
■Justin McCarthy 'Will Not Issue a Coun
Dublin, Oct. 13. —Justin McCarthy,
in an interview today, said he did not
intend to issue a counter manifesto to
the one issued by the Parnellite party
last night. He trusted the nation's ver
dict and the good sense of the Irishmen
would estimate the true significance of
the division still existing in the Irish
parliamentary party. In conclusion he
said he and all his colleagues only now
cared to remember Parnell's noble en
deavor to promote Ireland's interest.
The Freeman's Journal says the mani
festo of the Parnellitea renders honor
able reconciliation impossible, and that
it is now under solemn obligations to
advise the Irish people to drive from
public life every man continuing in the
It is generally believed that John
Howard Parnell will contest in parlia
ment the Cork city seat left vacant by
the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Mrs. Dickenson, the married sister of
the late Mr. Parnell, haa written a letter
for publication, in which she says Bhe
desires to correct the impressions formed
regarding an interview with her, recent
ly printed. Mra. Dickenson saya that
much as her brother desired to see union
in the Iriah parliamentary party, she ia
certain he never would have sanctioned
union between those whom he regarded
aa the champions of Ireland's national
honor and those whom he looked upon
as its betrayers.
London, Oct. 13. —The health oi Mrs.
Parnell continues to cause the greatest
anxiety to her friends and relativea.
DE GIBBS IN ITAI.V.
The Russian Foreign Minister Has an
Interview With King Humbert.
Rome, Oct. 13. —DeQiera, Russian min
ister of foreign affairs, with his family,
is now traveling in this country, and ar
rived at Milan this morning. The Ital
ian premier and minister of agriculture
called upon DeGiers and had a confer
ence with him. It is understood there
is no special motive for his visit other
than that attributed to the czar'a desire
to show he is determined to maintain
the peace of Europe if it ia possible to
do so. Italian statesmen are highly
pleaaed with the attitude the czar has
asßumed in thia matter, as they con
sider it certain to strengthen the general
peace policy of the nations united under
the agreement known aa the dreibund.
M. DeGiers's expected audience with
King Humbert was given today at the
Royal Villa at Monha, the interview
lasting half an hour, and the Marquia
Di Rudini being present. The Italian
Eress hails the meeting of King llum
ert and the Russian statesman as a
guarantee that there iB no danger of a
conflict between the dreibund and Rus
sia and France.
China and England Alarmed at the
Occupation of Pamir.
London, Oct. 13.—The Chinese minia
ter to Germany has arrived at St. Peters
burg from Berlin, in consequence of
sudden and urgent orders from Pekin
regarding Russian encroachments upon
Pamir, an extenaive table land of Cen
tral Asia. The Chinese government be
came alarmed over the advices that the
Russians had penetrated far beyond the
frontier of thia district, and the minister
was instructed to proceed to St. Peters
burg and obtain positive assurances
LOS ANGELES HERALD.
with regard to the intentions of the ex
pedition. China and England are act
ing in concert in the matter, owing to
the receipt of trustworthy information
to the effect that the territory of
Afghanistan has also been violated.
A GERMAN SCANDAL,.
Berlin Society Shocked by the Exposure
of Herr Manche's Doings.
Berlin, Oct. 13. —A case something
like the recent French decorations scan
dal has just been concluded here. A
pamphlet recently appeared charging
Herr Manche,ex-chief of the civil cabinet
of Emperor William I, with accepting
bribes for his services in preferring
titles. Soon after, a manufacturer
named Thomas, sued Manche for mal
version of funds, deposing that he had
paid'Manche 500 marks to obtain for
him the title of commissioner
of commerce, and afterward confided to
Manche 30,000 marks to distribute in
charities. In defense Manche denies re
ceiving the first gift, and says he re
turned 20,000 marks he had not paid
over to charities. There was other evi
dence, however, going to show that
Manche was in the habit of taking
money payments for his services of this
kind, and that Police Captain Grieffand
Countess Hacke were his accomplices.
Manche has been sentenced to nine
months' imprisonment. The develop
ments have created a sensation in Berlin
The Central American Republics ou the
Eve of War.
Panama, Oct. 13.—Advices received
here from Costa Rica report war likely
to break out in the near future between
the Central American republics. The
Nicaragua press speaks of troops having
been placed by Dr. Sacasa on the Hon
duras frontier under command of aper
sonal enemy of General Bogran. It is
also said that Guatemala has sent troops
to the Salvadorean frontier. The two
armies are now face to face. It is
rumored that' preparations for war are
actively going on in Salvador, and that
Ezeta has sent 5000 men to the frontier.
THE LIFE OF PARNELL.
T. P. O'CONNOR'S BIOGRAPHY OF
THE DEAD STATESMAN.
Brighton Set Down as His Birthplace, Not
Avondale, Ireland, as Generally Sup
posed—How Helmbibod the Principles
for Which He Contended So Earnestly.
London, Oct. 13.— T. P. O'Connor's
Life of Parnell haa appeared. It is a
book of 225 pages. All previous bi
ographies accord to Avondale the honor
of Parnell's place of birth. O'Connor
sayß he heard Parnell state that thia waa
incorrect, and that he was born at
Brighton. Among his earlieat influences
were storiea he heard from servants and
from his mother, hostile to the existing
relations of England and Ireland.
These made Parnell the man lie be
came. O'Connor tracea Parnell's
life through, and speaking of
his early parliamentary career, eayß in
the present moments, when the pas
sionate friends of Parnell denounce his
opponents as murderers, it is well to
recall the fact that Parnell undoubtedly
helped to break poor Isaac Butts's heart
and hasten hia end. The hand that
struck him down after the divorce dis
closures waa hia own. Strangely enough
the idea that he would one day ruin
himself was familiar to his colleagues
for many years, owing to his heimit
life and'inßtanceß of aberration of mind.
O'Connor never regarded Parnell as
highly intellectual, and saya he waa es
sentially narrow, and to this narrowness
O'Connor attributes the final mistake of
hia life. When McCarthy, before the
last momentous meeting in the commit
tee room, told Parnell that when Glad
stone had said hia reply was to poohoo
the whole business as a mere non-con
formist howl, which would die out if
defied, one reason for his attitude waa
his latent dislike for Englishmen.
A CLEAN SWEEP.
The Entire Democratic Ticket Elected ln
• Indianapolis, Oot. 13.—The city elec
tions today resulted in the election of
the entire Democratic ticket by majori
ties now estimated at from 1500 to 3000.
Sullivan, for mayor, the incumbent, runs
1000 ahead of his ticket.
SHE WANTS HER SEAT.
Mrs. Hughes Asks the Courts to En
force Her Election.
The much mooted question aa to who
is entitled to the seat in the board of
education now occupied by Dr. W. W.
Hitchcock, ia to be aubmitted to the
courta for aettlement.
Mrs. Margret Hughes, who received
four votes at a meeting of the board
while the fight in that body was at ita
height will today file a suit quo war
ranto against Dr. Hitchcock. Her claims
will be supported by Attorney-General
W. H. H. Hart, and Measrß. F. P. Kelly
and W. B. Mathews.
The lady's supporters claim she is en
titled to the seat inasmuch aa she re
ceived the necesaary number of votea at
a regular meeting of the board theld
aonie weeks previous to that at which
Dr. Hitchcock waa elected. The action
ia entitled People of tbe State of Cali
fornia ex rel Margret C. Hughea vs. W.
The Billiard Pushers.
In the billiard tournament last even
ing at the Royal, Tyler and Morley
played a close and exciting game. Mor
ley took the lead with a run of 17, and
maintained it until the turning of the
first string. Tyler then by fine playing
passed him, and gained a lead of 20
points. Morley then made a fine finish,
caught his man at the ninetieth point
and then fouled the balls when he had
them in position. Tyler ran up to with
in eight of out. Score: 100 to 98.
Colby beat Kirkpatrick, 100 to 61.
The closing game to decide the tour
nament will.be played between Tyler
and Colby on Thursday evening, at
8:30. Auction pools will be sold on the
WEDNESDAY MORNING. OCTOBER 14, 1891.—TEN PAGES-
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TASCOTT IS DEAD.
The Confession of His Former
Her Husband Assisted in the
Murder of Snell.
Tascott Was Strangled and His Body
Hid by His Confederates.
Mrs. Ordway Throws Light on the Mys
tery That Has So Long Baffle I
All the Police and Detec
tives in the Land.
Associated Press Dispatches.
Baltimore, Oct. 13.—The widow of
the late Albert K. Ordway, who com
mitted suicide here laat March,was taken
to Bay View asylum today. She haa re
cently asserted that her husband was
the companion of William Tascott, the
man who is supposed to have murdered
Millionaire Snell in Chicago a few years
ago. Ordway was a son of a well-known
clothier, and she waa married to him in
1881. Her husband, Bbc saya, soon took
to drink and began to asso
ciate with diareputable people. One
night he stood before a mirror
with a maßk on his face and declared
he was going to have money from old
man Snell or kill the — — —. She
pleaded with him to renounce his inten
tion, but he persisted, and left the house
in a hurry. Next morning he returned
with a bloody handkerchief and without
shoes. When questioned by her he said
he had loaned hie shoes to Tascott, who
had been thot, and was lying in the rear
of a saloon on Weßt Madison street.
One of the most important statements
in the woman's story is that she knows
Tascott is dead. She aaya she knows he
was strangled to death, and hia body
made away by hia pals. In that con
nection, Bhe mentioned the nameß of
Funkhouser, Maraton and Reynolds.
Subsequent to the murder of Snell, she
says, ber husband waa continually
nervous, and always seemed anxious to
leave the city, although he was in buai
neaa with hia lather. After a great deal
of persuasion, she agreed to accompany
him to Baltimore. After they arriyed
here, she made up her mind to expoae
the crime, but he induced her not to do
so. Finally, aa the result of drink, he
THE SAME STORY.
Continued Tales of Disaster on the At
lantic— dales and High Tides.
NeW*Yoßk; Oct. 13.—The story of in
coming vessels this morning was a
repetition of that of yesterday. Chief
among the Atlantic steamers to put
into port this morning was the Guion
line steamer Alaska. She was over
due sixteen hours. Her trip was a
very stormy one and there was con
siderable suffering among the cabin and
steerage paßsengers from seasickness.
Tbe Bteamera Polynesia and Slavonia
arrived this morning. Both experienced
severe atorms. Now several liners are
overdue, but it is probable they will
reach port all right.
Dispatches from points along the Long
Island and New Jersey coaata report a
heavy gale and extraordinarily high
tides. The eea has made inroads in tne
bluff at Long Branch, and cut away
some of the beach at Asbury Park. At
Seabright the grounds of private resi
dencea have been considerably dam
Plbasantvillb, N. J.,Oet. 13.—A fear
ful northeast storm has been raging
since Monday morning, and much dam
age has been done to coasting crafts and
exposed property on the bay front.
Several thousand marsh hens were
killed during the high tides the last few
THE MEXICAN TARIFF.
Protests Against the Now Law Exten
New Orleans, Oct. 13.—The Times-
Democrat's San Antonio, Texas, special
cays: The new Mexican tariff law
which goes into effect November
Ist ia meeting strong oppoaition in
all parts of the republic. At San Luis
Potosi a protest signed by the principal
merchanta has been forwarded to con
gress, now in session, asking that the
act be repealed. Similar petitions are
being prepared at Monterey,Chihuahua,
and other cities. One of the effects of
the new law will be to increase the duty
on cotton seed oil, which is extensively
used in manufacturingsoap, from one to
ten cents per kilogram.
GEN. M'COOK'S REPORT.
Pertinent Suggestions Made to the Sec
retary of War.
Washington, Oct. 13.—Gen. McCook,
commanding the department of Arizona,
reeommenda in his annual report to the
eecretary of war that the San Carlos In
diana be removed from the pres
ent reservation to come point
east, aa the temperature therein
midsummer is 110 degrees in the shade,
and to keep Indians and troops there ia
inhuman. He describes the harbor of
San Diego, California, aa one oi the best
in the world, but its defeuceleaa condi
tion he considers "a disgrace."
A Somnambulist's Sad Death
Buffalo, Oct. 13.—-About 4 o'clock
this morning a young lady passenger in
sleeper on the west-bound,train on the
New York Central, waa eeen to leave
her berth and walk to the rear plat
form. A 8 she did not return the
pjrter raised an alarm and the
train stopped. She could not be
found, but later the operator at
Croft's Btation found ber lying near the
track, with her head cut open and badly
bruißed. She waa brought to this city,
and died in a short time. The police
say her name was Mary McLaughlin,
and that Bhe was en route to Bay City,
Mich. The suppoaition is she" was a
Reunion of Ex-Confederates.
Memphis, Oct. 13.—This city was pro
fusely decorated today in honor of the
ex-confederate veterans who held a re
union here. The veterans all attended
| the iuter-state fair, It is estimated
that 500 mounted men and 2000 infantry
took part in the grand parade. Many
prominent ex-confederate officers and
southern state officials were present.
The veterans were loudly cheered
wherever they appeared.
Boulanger's daughters will conteat
Spurgeon, who is recovering from hia
late illneaa, is going abroad for a rest
and change of scene.
The temporary suspension of duties
on importation of corn, beans and rice
into Venezuela will end tbe 20th of Oc
tober, and thereafter the regular ratea
wiil be imposed.
Felso Nadar, a large and flourishing
village of Transylvania, haa been com
pletely destroyed by fire. The utmost
distress prevails. Relief is being sent
from adjacent towna.
SEABCBING FOR ROBBERS.
The Colfax Train-Wreckers Not Vet
Caught or Located.
Colfax, Oct. 13.—Nothing of great
importance has yet developed in regard
to the train robbera. Railroad Detective
Ben True ar.d a gang are searching the
cafions of the Bear and American rivers
here. They think probably they will
discover their men. Constable Dyer, of
Colfax, and Sheriff Conroy have been
6couring the woods and cafiona with an
armed posse to the west of town. The
offieerß think they will be able to locate
where a crowbar found near the wreck,
and supposed to be one used by the
wreckers, came from.
Negotiations Off with China.
London, Oct. 13. —The Times has a
dispatch from Shanghai, which saya the
foreign ministera in China have broken
off negotiations with the government,
and have announced tq China that now
their own government must act.
The British Cricketers.
Boston, Oct. 13. —The British cricket
ers defeated the Boston cricket team,
207 to 55.
THE URUGUAYAN REVOLT
PARTICULARS OF THE LATE UPRIS
ING IN MONTEVIDEO.
The Rebels Had Forgotten to Reckon
With Their Host—Over Fifty of the
Leaders Killed at the First Fire by
the Troops—The Rest Scattered.
New York, Oct. 14. —The Herald has
a long special from Montevideo about
the revolution nipped in tbe bud a few
daya ago. The revolutionists belonged
to a club organized for the express pur
pose. They called themselves the
1 junta, after the fashion of
i the congreasionalists in Chile. It
I was confidently expected by them
that a large number of soldiers would
rally to their ranks. Accordingly when
they left their quarters they proceeded
at once to the barracks. There, to their
surprise, they were taken prisoners. Dr.
Pantaleon Perez, their chief, made a
bold attempt to escape, but was shot
Two hundred armed revolutionists
who had waited outside, retired to
the National club, and a short time later
opened fire upon a battalion of aoldiera
that happened to pass, wounding three
officers. The troops returned the fire
with deadly effect. Fifty-three prom
inent men of the junta were
instantly killed. How many were
wounded the correspondent could
not learn, but it is understood the
number was correspondingly large.' A
panic seized the revolutioniata. when
they saw ao many of their comrades
lying dead or wounded about them, and
they fled precipitately.
Colonel LaTorre is bitterly denounced
by the revolutionists. They charge him
with the disastrous result of the out
break, and accuse him of fooling their
leaders by pledging the support of the
There seems not to be the slightest
doubt that the intention of the junta
waa to aasassinate President Obea. It
had employed twenty Sicilians to com
mit the crime. These would-be assas
sins were under the command of an
Italian deaperado named Abatte. For
tunately the chief of police discovered
tho plot and measures were taken to
The iour living leaders of the junta
have been arrested. The troops are on
the alert. Tbe remnants of the revolu
tionary bands have fled to the country,
where they have organized guerilla
banda. Police and troops are after these
outlaws, and they will be shown no
mercy when caught. At preaent, says
the correspondent, the revolutionary
movement is a failure.
A Buthlesa Belie Fiend.
The relic hunter fiend is at work on
the monument of Nathaniel Hawthorne
to such an extent that a big fence will
be placed about it to keep intruders
away. The magnificent tombstone has
been chipped continually until now there
ia scarcely any of it left. A stranger
went to the grave last week, and with a
heavy chisel broke off a large bit of the
stone. He brought it to Boston, it ia
said, and sold the chips at fabulous
Our Cool Cities.
Sweltering Stranger—Phew! Seems as
if I'd melt. Thermometer must b9 about
Citizen—Nonsensel You go to the top
of that forty story building, climb into
the tower and look up at the official
weather service thermometer and you'll
find it isn't over seventy-six.— New York
A Calf with Eight Feet.
' Uncle Peter Ledsinger, colored, who
lives in the Fifth district, had a calf born |
on his place Friday with eight feet —two j
on each leg. The two surplus ones on
the hind legs were rather small. The
calf lived until Monday, when it died,
never being able to stand up.—Dyers
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