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LOS ANGELES: WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 27, 1893.
BOMBARDMENT OF RIO.
Foreign. Warships Succeed
in Effecting a Truce.
Fort Santa Cruz Holding Oat
.Against tbe Rebels.
Shelling; of the Capital Resumed
The Fort* Reply With Good Effect.
Heavy Damage Done in the City.
Considerable Lmi of I>tfe
By the Asroctated Press.
New York, Sept. 26.—A Baenos
Ayrei dispatch to tbe World says: Tbe
bombardment of Rio de Janeiro, which
began Saturday, has been suspended.
Soon after the bombardment began the
foreign warships in ths harbor hoisted
signals, signifying a desire tbat the
firing ahonld cease. The signals were
recognized by Admiral Mello, and the
latest news is that tiring upon the city is
euepended pending negntiotions.
STILL HOLDING OUT.
The Herald's Montevideo dispatch
says: NeWßcomes from Rio de Janeiro
that Fort Santa Cruz is still holding oat
against the attack of the rebel fleet,
under Admiral Mello. The report that
the D'Esterro, or Santa Catarina island,
was captured by tbe rebels is confirmed,
THK BOMBARDMENT RESUMED.
London, Sept. 2<i.—A cable from Rio
dated 10 o'clock this morning, says th
rebel equadron resumed the bombard
merit ot the capital of Brazil this morja
ing. When the forts replied to the fire
the shiDS ceased firing and relirei out
The damage done to Rio de Janeiro i
laid to be heavy. Tbe warships are
ilso reported to have suffered from the
.ire of tbe forts, aud on several uf the
rebel ships the shells from tbe forts are
■Hid to hove cansed many deaths among
he crews. In Rio, also, the loss of life
md destruction of property was coniid
irable, but full particulars are unob
THE BLOCKADE AT SANTOS.
Santos is also reported to have re
ceived auother visitation from the rebel
ships blockading that port, but the re
port is not confirmed. All shipping Is
shut out of Santos, thus cutting off
Reports reach hero that revolts against
Peixoto have occurred in several of the
states of Brii/.il, and tbat the situation
in tbe interior is worse than on tbe
THE CHARLESTON AT niO,
Washington, Sept. 26.—The cruiser
Charleston left Montevideo, Uruguay,
for Rio de Janeiro, September 22d, and
is probably now at Rio.
Vice-President Stevensou Attends One
or Their Whoup-TJps.
Ai.lentown, Pa., Sept. 26.—Tbe an
nual convention of tho Democratic soci
eties ot Pennsylvania assembled this
morning. Twelve hundred delegates
were present, representing all the soci
eties in the state. In an address Presi
dent Black predicted the early overthrow
of Republicanism in the state. Among
those present waa Vice-President Stev
enson. Temporary organization was
formed with R. F. Wright chairman.
When the convention reassembled in
tbe afternoon the committee on perma
nent officers reported ac follows: Presi
dent, Cbanncey E. Black, York; secre
tary. J. D. Norman, Harrisburg; treasu
rer, R. E. Wright. A long series of reso
lutions affirming tbe Democratic princi
ples was adopted. This evening there
was a grand banquet, at which Vice-
Pus dent Stevenson was present.
British Trado Ins proving.
Plymouth, Sept. 26 —The Associated
Chambers of Commerce met here today.'
Sir Albert Kayt Rollit, M.P., president,
said he thought trade was slowly im
proving, but he doubted if England
would ever retnrn to tbe profits of tbe
past, as tbey would now be more gener
Midwinter Fair Rates.
Chicago, Sept. 26. —All the trans
continental lines except tbe Southern
Paciilc Were represented today at a
meeting to consider rates to tbe Califor
nia miawinter fair. It waa practically
decided, if the Southern Pacific agrees,
to make ronnd-trip rates of (65, the same
The Alvlso Surely Lost.
Hew YcaK, Sept. 20.—Tha agents of
the Atlas Steamship company received
a cablegram from Kingston, Jamaica,
stating that the Jason picked up at sea
a life boat marked Alvo. No other par
ticulars are Riven, but this is considered
proof tbat tbe unfortunate vessel wae
Royee Found Guilty.
43an FnANcisco, Sept. 20.—C01. Clark
Rovce, treasurer of the veterans' home
at Yonntville, was today found guilty of
embezzling $2000 of that institution.
Royce was a prominent lawyer here and
attempted to commit suicide shortly
before bis shortage was discovered.
Deoreawed He venues.
Washington, Sept. 2li.—A statement
prepared nt the treasury department
shows tbe collections from internal rev
enue for July and August, this year,
to be $25,003 834, as compared with re
ceipts of $28,577,641 daring July and
August of 1892.
Better Time* Ahead.
Sydney, N. 8. VV., Sept. 26 -Parlia
ment opened today. Hon. Robert Duff,
rAV.HW.no tha atatA nf tha financial Aa.
pression at present existing in New
South Wales, said there was a prospect
of speedy recovery and prosperity ior the
A SECOND DEEMING.
Amsterdam Police Arrest a Professional
Amsterdam, Sept. 26.—Tbe police of
this city on the 20th mat. arrested a man
named Hendrick de Jong, charged with
wife-murder. It appears that last June
he married Sarah Jewett, a young Eng
lish girl, who soon disappeared. In
Angust he married the pretty danghter
of a local inn-kesper, who also dis
appeared. This coming finally to the
ears of the police, led to an investiga
tion and the arrest of de Jong. It was
believed he was guilty of a series of wife
murders, similar to those oi Deeming,
the noted Australian wife-murderer, and
searches for remains began both in Hol
land and England, without result till
todaf, when the body of Sarah Jewett
was lound in the woods 49 miles from
here, giving evidence of having been
murdered. The general search in both
countries will be renewed. It is believed
there were numerous victime.
The police now deny that the body
found is tbat of Sarah Jewett.
Going Into the Coal Business.
Nashville, Term., Sept. 26.— Gov
ernor Turney bas approved tho agree
ment between the penitentiary commis
sioner and tbe East Tennessee Land
company for the purchase by the state
of 1000 acreo of coal lands in Morgan
county for JSO.OOCI, and upon the expira
tion of the present penitentiary lease
the state will go into the mining busi
SHE FELL FROM GRACE.
TIIE DOWNFALL OF A NOTED
A Wealthy Montana Man Sues Ills Wire
fur Divorce on tho Oronnd of
Helena, Mont., Sept. 26.— J. Howard
Conrad today filed a suit for divorce.
The Conrads formerly lived at Billings
and Fort Benton. They came to Helena
abont two years ago and began to enter
tain handsomely. Mrs. Conrad became
a leader in society. Ex state Senator
Joseph A. Baker, brother-in-law, and
formerly partner of Conrad, William S.
Hopkins of St. Clair Springs, Mich.,
and Richard Bishop of Denver, Colo.,
are named in tbe bill ac co-respondenta.
The complaint charges that Mrs. Con
rad had lived in adultery at Helena,
Chicago, New York, and St. AugUßtine,
Fla. Conrad asks for the custody of his
children, a boy aged 5 and two girls aged
8 and '.8 years, respectiv .-ly. He also
'toked for' an injunction to prevent the
mother from taking the children away
from home and it was granted. Mrs.
Conrad is a handsome woman and tbe
daughter of the late Mrs. Barnaby of
Providence, R. 1., whom Dr. Craves was
accused of murdering. She married
Conrad in Providence in 1884. Conrad
is one of several wealthy brothers who
made fortunes in Montana in tbe cattle
business and merchandising. Before
coming to Helena he was a banker and
merchant in Billings, and in 1889 ran on
the, Democratic ticket for lieutenant
governor, but was defeated.
Union Pacific Telegraphers.
Omaua, Neb., Sept. 26. —The execu
tive board of telegraphers of the Union
Pacific system elected A. D. T. Reynolds
of Ogden, Utah, chairman; L>. N.
Stevenson, of Pocatillo, Idaho, secre
tary and treasurer. The board then
called on president S. H. H. Clark to
ascertain if tbe 10 per cent cut, of which
notice waa given 30 days ago, went into
effect today, as then announced. Presi
dent Clark said the cut would be de
ferred until the conference between
General-Manager Dickinson and the
grievance commitee, October sth.
The KosDor.e Massacre.
Roanoke, Vn., Sept. 26.—The coro
ner's jury rendered a verdict tonight aa
to the result of their investigations into
the cause of the deaths of the eight
men shot down during the riot Wednes
day night, finding to tho effect that the
menxame to their deaths by weapons in
the hands of tbe men or soldiers of
Roanake light infantry, under command
of < 'apt. John Bierd and other officers,
and tbat the evidence showed that he
wae acting under the instructions of
Tight Money In Holland.
Amsterdam, Sept., 26. —The money
market here is Bteadily hardening.
Stocks were thrown over here and in
London, and heavy forced liquidation is
London, Sept. 26. —Holland ia selling
stocks in this mbrket, owing to the
tightness of money at Amsterdam,
where lates are quoted at from 7to 8
per cent. These are the highest ratea
for money since the Franco-Prussian
Madhid, Sept. 26.—The police are
searching for two Anarchists who are
suspected of having been connected with
the attempt on the life of General Mar
tinez Campoa. The men tied from Bar
celona to tbe city shortly after the ex
plosion of the bombs on tbe review
grounds. The newspaper press through
out Spain iB demanding that the strong
est measures possible be taken immedi
ately to Bupprese Anarchism.
The Xtmt Through Train.
Minneapolis, Minn., Sept. 26. —The
first train through from the coast on tbe
new Soo Pacific transcontinental line
arrived in Minneapolis thia afternoon,
having made the trip from New What
comb, Wash., in houra.
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THE ARGENTINE TROUBLE.
An Exciting Naval Skirmish
at Buenos Ayres.
Rebel Gunboats Attack the
Tho Assault Repulsed and Insurgent
Kx-Presldent Peiligrini Taken Prisoner
by tbe Revolutionist* and In
Banger of Being Shot.
By tho Associated Prsss.
Bi'knos Ayiiks, Sept. 20.—An exciting
skirmish took place today iv the outer
roads of thia harbor between some tor
pedo boats which have joined the revo
lutionists and vessels ol the Argentine
fleet. The attack was made by the tor
pedo boats, but the loyal men-of-war
were prepared for it and not only beat
off the insurgent vessels, but later took
tbe offensive and captured the rebel
boats and crews. The fighting between
the two fleets was very sharp for the
time and many were killed, including
several officers of the national guards
who have been mobilized and were
troopiog today in large numbers to the
various barracks. General Roca is
directing the operations against the
Latiui—The commanders of the two
torpedo boats concerned in tbe attack on
the government fleet were instigated by
Colonel Eapina. After tbe attack tbe
government authorities succeeded in ar
resting him and be will probably be
The government has asked congress
to take action against Sefior Alem, who
is a senator, on tbe charge of suborning
PELLIGRINI TAKEN PRISONER.
Ex-President Peiligrini, recently cap
tured by tbe insurgents, and who came
near being shot, has again fallen into
their hands. It is said he will be tried
The announcement that ex-President
Peiligrini was captured by the rebels
and imprisoned at Tucuman by order of
tbe revoluionary junta, and, in danger
of being tried by a court-martial and
shot, caused an almost unprecedented
sensation here. The capture of Peili
grini may be said to have brought the
revolution to almost a close, for he is
the chief supporter of President Pena,
who, it ia claimed, is little more than a
puppet in Pelligrini's bauds.
the rebels' confidence.
Tbe insurgents have so much confi
dence in tbe success of their cause tbat
they have already organized a provis
ional government and received assur
ances of support irom many sources.
The navy is eatd to be Biding with the
insurgents and it is expected that at
any moment the resignation of Pena
will be announced. Tbe friends of
Peiligrini are doing their utmost to save
his life, but there ia no doubt that he is
in great danger.
PELLIGRINI ON TOP.
New York, Sept. 26. —A Buenos Ayres
dispatch says: General Pelligrini, at
the head of the government troops, re
captured .the city of Tucuman. Pelli
grini and staff and 1500 infantry marched
to the building where the junta was
sitting. All the members were taken
prisoners and locked up under a strong
The Maine of the Order to Be Changed
to United Americans.
Dcs Moines, la., Sept. 27.—The forty
seventh annual convention of the nation
al council of tho United American Me
chanics, numbering 56,000 members,
convened here this morning. This iB
the first meeting ever held west of the
Mississippi river. Delegates are here
from nearly every state in the union.
National Councillor Caesidy delivered
the annual address. Tbe report of tbe
national secretary shows a decrease in
receipts and in membership in some
states. A resolution was introduced to
change the name of the order to United
Americans, dropping "Mechanics." A
resolution was also introduced for a semi
centennial celebration of the founding of
the order, at Piladelphia in 1805.
A Domestic Tragedy.
Pittsburg, Sept. 26.—Samuel Q. Stod
hart, an employee at the Carnegie steel
works, early this morning shot and
killed bis wife while she was asleep and
then blew out his own brains. Relig
ious differences aud depondency at the
reduction of bis salary were tbe cause.
Tbey leave seven small children.
A FugUtive From Juetloe-
Buffalo, N. V., Sept. 20.—John Leys,
Qaeen'e council and member of tbe
Ontario legislature, who fled from To
ronto fast week, ie hiding near thia city.
He managed eeveral rich estates and ap
pears to have embezzled all the trust
funds of his charges. His defalcation
and debts amount to $300,000.
Yellow Foyer Pittlente.
Brunswick, Ga., Sept. 20. —One death
from yellow fever occurred here today,
and six patients were discharged.
There are now under treatment 14cases,
tbe smallest number since the epidemic
The Ids Four Trouble.
Cleveland. Sept. 26. —It is now said
tbat voting on tbe question of a strike
on tha Big Four road will begin at
Cincinnati tonight. The final decision
wilt not be reached under tbree or four
* In tbe Uauda ol a Receiver.
t,-„,. : r» ?€• The Tiffin Ari
cultural works, one of the largest manu
factuiing industries iv the city, baßgpne
into the hands of a receiver. Ho state
ment of SBseta or liabilities.
Several Stories About the Iron Raron
Pittsburo, Pa., Sept. 20.—The tele
graphic report from Harrisburg that An
drew Carnegie has purchased the Penn
sylvania steel works located at Steelton,
was pronounced untrue by Secretary
Lovejoy this afternoon. Tbo Bams gen
tleman added: "That rumor from Sacra
mento that Carnejie's brother-in-law
was killed there is also false. Carnegie
has only one brother-in-law and he is a
fifteen-year old boy who is jußt prepar
ing himself for college."
Chicago, Sept. 20. —Andrew Carnegie
ie in tbe city, but declined to be inter
viewed in regard to Thomas Wynne,
who died after being thrown out of a
restaurant in Sacramento yesterday. It
is claimed tbat he is a relative of Car
RIDDLED WITH BULLETS.
The St. Joseph Train Robbers Shot
JOowo In Cold Blood.
Sr. Joseph, Sept. 20. —The testimony
before the jury in,veatigating the Bur
lington train robbery, Sunday, shows
that the robbers were shot down in cold
blood, and that the police made no at
tempt to capture them. The poat mor
tem examination or. Kobler and Hugo
Gleitz showed that tbey were literally
riddled with bullets.
HIS DAY OF RECKONING.
A BIG SENSATION IN RAILROAD
Treasurer Washburn of the Old Colony
Road Short in His Accounts.
He Used the Funds to Spec- *
ulate lv Stocks.
Boston, Sept. 26.—At the regular
meeting of the stockholders of the Old
Colony Railroad company today, a big
sensation waa sprung when it waa an
nounced that Treaaurer John M. Wash
burn had been misappropriating the
funds of the company. Washburn, it
was said, started several years ago to
take the company's money to speculate
with. He lost in speculations, and the
securities he bought were turned into
the company's treasury as caeh, at the
price Washburn paid for tbem. Aa they
shrunk in value during the past few
montha, Washburn took more money,
and finally it could no longer be con
cealed from the auditors. Last Wed
nesday Washburn left hia office, but did
not go home, and his family were much
worried. He came back next morning
in a pitiable condition, Baying he had
walked around all night. A doctor was
called in and he ordered him to go to
bed, where he baa been con
fined ever since. A full confession
waa made by Waahburn yesterday.
He resigned his positio.it as treasurer
cf the company, and made an asßeign
raent of all hia personal property to
the railroad to make up the deficiency
as far as possible. The bondsmen of
tbe treasurer will also be called upon to
assist to make good tbe deficiency,
and the Old Colony officials claim tbe
defalcation will not effect tbe dividenda
on the Btock of the railroad. Waßh
bnrn ia 75 years old and has been treas
urer of tbe Old Colony road for 30 years,
and treasurer of tbe Old Colony steam
boat company almost from the time it
was started. He waa also treaaurer of
the Union Freight line. Whether these
concerns will lose anything is impossible
yet to Bay. Washburn owns a fine res
idence on beacon street. He ia married
and haa a daughter and son. There waa
a rumor on tbe Btreet today that the
amount of his defalcation waa $125,000,
but Counsel Benton eaid there waa no
authority for any such atatement. A
call at the home of Treaaurer Wash
burn was without avail.
A Biff Lumber Trust.
Clinton, la., Sept. 26. —Articles of in
corporation have been hied here for the
Miaaiseippi Lumber company, capital
stock $1,600,000. Chauncey Lamb, Ar
temns Lamb, Lafayette Lamb, W. J.
Younu, W. J. Young, jr,, and Court
land Young, all of thia city, are tbe in
corporators. The officers are: F. Wey
erbauser, president; Artemnß Lamb,
vice-president; B. L. McCormick, sec
retary and treasurer. The names in
clude the most prominent loggers and
lumbermen in the Mississippi valley,
and it ia generally believed it means the
formation of the most gigantic trnat
ever known in the lumbering business.
New York, Sept. ■SO. —Arrived: State
of Nebraska, from Glasgow; Elbe, from
Bremen ; Roland, from Bremen.
London, Sept. 26.—Arrived: Lahn,
from New York; 'Gellert, from New
Bremeruaven, Sept. 26. — Arrived:
America, from New York.
Qubenbtown, Sept. 26. —Arrived: Cata
lonia, from Boston.
Moville, Sept. 26.—Arrived: Circas
sia, from New York.
A British Menace.
London, Sept. 26.—The Times, in a
financial article, says: Several Ameri
can sterling loans will shortly raatnre.
Although European lenders would or
dinarily be glad to renew them, it iB
feared if the United States senate per
eists in its present course, several of
these loans will have to be repaid by
shipments of gold to thia Bide.
Chicago's Flro Chier I'ujured.
Chicago, Sept. 26.—Chief Swenie, of
the fire department, received serious
injuries this evening while right
ing fire. A heavy timber fell on him
and broke hia leg aud otherwise bruiaed
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PUBLICAN COUNTY TREASURER
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WITH LEGAL SANCTION.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
THE NATION'S LAWMAKERS
Repeal Men Caught Nappiog
in the Senate.
Senator Dubois Springs a
Stewart 11' news His Attack on the
Palmer and Voorhees Come to the Res
cue or Their Patron Saint—Debate
on the Tucker (till Ileguu
ln the House.
By the Associated Press.
Washington, Sept. 26.—When the
senate met thia morning tbo repeal men
were caught napping by Stewart who
observed no quorum and questioned the
propriety of the senate proceeding.
Harris of Tennessee, an ardent silver
man, waa presiding in tbe absence of
Vice-President Stevenson, who ia at
tending a Democratic meeting in Penn
sylvania. The president pro tern,
promptly ordered the roll called, al
though the journal had not been read.
Only thirty-five senators responded, less
than a quorum. A stay of proceedings
was necessary until members strolled in
one by one to a sufficient number to
constitute a quorum.
Stewart then presented resolutions
adopted at a mass meeting held in Cleve
land, Ohio, favoring an investigation to
ascertain whether senators were inte r
ested in national banks, railroads and
other special interests favored or fost
ered by legislation. Stewart expressed
the hope that an investigation would be
had and the rumor so prevalent set at
rest that national bank stocks had any
thing to do with the demctnitization of
DUBOrS CREATES A SENSATION.
Dubois (Rep.') created a sensation by
offering tbe following:
Whereaß, several sovereign states are
without a full representation in thu aqu
ate to which they are entitled; be it
Resolved, That consideration of legis
lation relating to the federal elections
laws, taritf aud financial matters, mate
rially affecting the partially unrepre
sented states, bo postponed in the boii
ate until Monday, January 16, 18!) i. to
enable the states of Washington. Ma i
tana and Wyoming to have the v >i, .->,
influence and protection of the ieti.\t«,
guaranteed each sovereign state by v-a
constitution of the United States.
The resolution waa laid on the tablj—
yeaa 27, nays 19.
The repeal bill was then taken no.
Stewart, who waa recognized, said lv
would yield to Dubois of Idaho, who
had given notice of hia intention to
PiiRKINS MAKES A SPEECH.
Duboia yielded to Perkins, who said :
"We have been told in clear, courageous
tones that all our existing economic
troublea flow from a law that viciously
operatea upon the affairs of finance and
commerce, and we have been further
told that the blotting out of the law wiil
instantly recall to ua tha recent days of
prosperity.* It is absurd rto say our
coined silver has cauaed, or ia causing
the present lack of confidence. lam a
aincere believer in the use and coinage
oi both gold and silver, and Ido not
think it wise stateamanahip to disparage
either by the agency of a force bill. If
we commit this country to a gold stand
ard alone,* we invisibly increase the bur
dene of the mass of our people and un
justly enrich a select number or class of
investors at the general expense. Re
peal tbe Sherman act purchasing clanae •
and declare by a legislative enactment
the unfaltering purpose of the United
Statea to adjust and maintain its cur
rency system upon a double standard
with an equality between the two units
of valuegfttjrf their multiples, then open
the mints to the coinage of silver of
proved American production;' give our
manufacturing and producing interests
tbe assurance that the tariff shall not
be altered in disregard of their reason
able claims or otherwise than with dne
regard for the greatest good to the j
greatest number, and your contemplated
repeal of the objectionable clanae of the
Sherman act will have a new force and
meaning from Maine to California."
STEWART GOES FOR CLEVELAND*
At the conclusion of Parkins' speech,
Stewart resumed the floor. He rea
from a paper an article on the pre
dent's alleged rebuke to the sens
Palmer (Dem) of Illinois as'
whether it was consistent with
proper relations between the senat
the president to read iv the a af/.e
gravtuiharges againßt the execut .•.<,'<><
which he (Stewart) would no be re
Stewart said it was conaister i for I b j
as a senator to defend the eer . In, i%a
the press eaid tho president ve'. .k
--ing the eeaate and calling sl »nori
criminals. "Let his friends dorjy vhut
he has used patronage to control legie!?
tion," aaid Stewart, "Let them miv.j
it clear bow the sentiment of congress
has been changed aud how an over
whelming majority ia favor of iron c in
age, in congress, has,' been changed o
a gold monometallist majority."
PALMER WANTS TO KNOW,
Palmer wantol Stewart to indicate a
eicgle instance in wiiicb the premdeut
employed patronage to control a senator
or membor of the hou9e.
"Why, my dear Bir," eaid Senator
Stewart in a patronizing way, ' th.se
churgee have ueeu made in tiie publio
press. They have bei-u bruugnt home
here, and before I fndicuta any uue w;lt
you deny that patrauage ha» been giveu
to those who will support the adminis
"If the senator himself, upon hisown
responsibility aa a senator," replied,
i'wl.M, ~ "ni,, 4ue}%v i» Limifiu vi nitti
eort, I will confess if I bel'eve it to De
correct, or will deny it; but the idea
that the president or bis frvends sre to
deny charges made against tiina in the '