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* Stands for the Interests of *" a Southern California. j I subscribe: for it. j LOS ANGELES HERALD. VOL. XXXIV.—NO. 139. EASTERN ECHOES. Incendiary Fires in Brooklyn Tenements. Narrow Escape of a Number of the Inmates. Union Labor Politicians Assaulted by an Arkansas Mob. Kentucky Desperadoes in the Clutches of the Law—Pol teal Excitement in Maine. Associated Press Dispatches. I New York, August 31. —Fires, plainly of incendiary origin, started in different localities in Brooklyn last night and early this morning, and resulted in the injury of several persons, and the arrest of two men on suspicion of being incendiaries. Two of the fires were started in crowded tenement houses, and in one, three of the occupants were severely burned. The occupants of the tenement houses in most cases, narrowly escaped death. Rushes were made to the windows in their frantic efforts to get out, and many threw themselves over the iron railings of the fire escapes where they hung until rescued by the firemen. ARKANSAS TERRORS. A Mob Assaults a Pair of Union Labor Politicians, St. Louis, August 31. —A special from Little Rock, Ark., says : A mob of 2,500 men, some mounted and some on foot, yesterday surrounded Morrilltown sta tion. A Union Labor mass meeting was to be held there. On the incoming train from Little Rock, among others, was J. R. McLaughlin, a well known Union Labor advocate, and George Small, of Springfield, Conway county, a prominent white Republican, who had been here for the purpose of getting Union Labor tickets for use in Conway county for the election to morrow. Small carried the tickets, 7,000 in all, in a valise. When the train stopped, a crowd of men sprang forward and poured into it where McLaughlin and Small were seated, brutally assault ed them, captured the tickets and then went out. All the business houses were closed, and women and boys were out taking part in the general excitement. McLaughlin came in tonight and his description of affairs has created great ex citement. Tickets are being sent to re piace those stolen. KENTUCKY DESPERADOES. The Leaders of the French-Eversole Feud Under Arrest. Louisville, August 31. —Captain Gaither, who has been in command of the troops giving protection to Judge Lilly's court, at Hazard, Kentucky, reached Winchester today, with six teen prisoners. Among them are B. F. French, J. C. Eversole and George W. Eversole, the leaders inthe French- Eversole feud which has caused continuous trouble in this section for many years. These leaders ht a been held without bail for trial at Win chester. The judge of Winchester county has the reputation of having murderers convicted and hanged. There are nine others who have been engaged in the feud in the party brought to Winchester, and a number were left under guard at Hazard. BRAZIL RECIPROCATES. The New Republic Willing to Make Big Concessions for Free Sugar. Washington, August 31. —The recip rocity amendment to the tariff bill, re ported from the finance committee last week, was last night the subject of an interview between Senator Aldrich and Mr. Mendonca, a Brazilian envoy on a special mission to the United States. Mendonca said the amendment wag sat isfactory to Brazil, and she would be one of the first countries to make concessions to the United States, in return for the removal of the duty on sugar. Mendonca said his government would not only remove the duty on farm products, exported from the United States, but would admit free United States agricultural implements and machinery and railroad equipments and supplies, including railroad iron. Brazil would also, he said, make a reduction of at least 25 per cent, in the duty on cot ton and leather goods and clothing from the United States. A PONDEROUS MACHINE. The Largest Traveling Crane In the World Just Completed. Washington, August 31. —The largest traveling crane in the world, which a corps of machinists and mechanical en gineers have been for several weeks set ting up in the (junshop at the navy f ard here, is now in practical operation, t has a lifting capacity of 110 tons, and tests made a few days ago in the pres ence of government officials, were satis factory. The total weight of the crane, without the frame work, tracks upon which it nins, or square steel shaft which propels it, is 185 tons. The ma chine has cost the government $100,000. POLITICAL EXCITEMENT. The Saco, Maine, Board of Aldermen's Fatal Oversight. Biddeford, Maine, August 31.—There is much political excitement here to night, because of the oversight by the Saco board of aldermen in not holding a meeting between August 11th and 18th, to revise the check listß, according to the requirements of the statutes. Leading Biddeford Democrats are anxious to hush the matter, and claim that the Saco aldermen's error will in validate the election, and if the district gives a majority to congressman Reed, his election will be contested. Kansas Farm Mortgage*. Topkka, Kan., August 31. —The Capi tol today published a letter from forty three district court clerks, showing the number of foreclosures of farm mort gages in their respective counties during the first six months of 1890. The total number of foreclosures is 1,103, about twei 5 n . > the county; total for the 106 >' : I he state on the same basis, would be 2,060, or prob ably about $2,000,000. A significant feature of the report is the fact that a large portion jjf the foreclosures are on unoccupied lands, bought up and mort gaged for what they would bring by speculation. Last Week's Clearances. Boston, August 31. —The total of the gross exchanges for the last week, as shown by dispatches from the leading clearing houses of the United States and Canada, is $1,033,978,057, an increase of (i.7 per cent, as compared with the corresponding week of last year. A Drunken Acrobat. Philadelphia, August 31. —At Charn bersburg, last night, a traveling acrobat named Bond, attempted to give a tight rone performance, while in a state of intoxication. He let his pole fall, and fatally injured a litlle girl in the crowd. Bond was jailed. National Shot Trust. Chicago, August 31. —A dispatch from St. Louis says the shot tower com panies of the United States have formed a national trust to be known as the American Shot Association, capital $3 -000,000. It is incorporated under the laws of Illinois. BARRUNDIA AFFAIR. MINISTER MIZNER'S action call ed IN QUESTION, The State Department Investigating the Matter—How Secretary Bayard Dealt With a Parallel Case. Washington, August 31.—The state department has taken measures to se cure full particulars of the shooting of General Barrundia on board an Ameri can vessel lying in the port of San Jose, by officers of the Guatemalan govern ment, and until the facta and circum stances connected with the affair are known, it does not care to express any opinion of the case, or the course of Minister Mizner. A case involving identical circuna stances occurred in Nicaragua in 18S5, and in that case Secretary Bayard in formed our minister in Central America that Nicaragua had a right to take the man wanted from an American merchant vessel, provided it would be in Nicara guan waters. The case was that of Jose Gomez. In a letter dated Guatemala, February 10, 1885, Minister Hall in formed Secretary Frelinghuysen that he had been informed that the Guate mala government proposed to take from on board the Pacific mail steamer Honduras, then lying at San Juan del Sur. a passenger named Gomez, in tran sit for Panama, but wanted in Nicaragua to answer the charge of being implicated in a recent insurrection. Minister Hall said he had directed our consul at Mana gua to inform the Nicaraguan government that our government had never consented, and never would consent to the arrest and removal from an American vessel, in a foreign port, of any passenger in tran sit, much less if the offense is political. The captain of the vessel did not give up the man, and sailed out of the port without securing proper clearance papers. He was tried and convicted for this by the Nicaraguan authorities. The case came before the state depart ment in this way, and it held that Min ister Hall had not acted according to law. In a letter to the minister, which is dated March 11, 1885, Secretary Bayard says: "It appears that Gomez volun tarily took pasrage on the vessel, know ing it would enter en route a Nicaraguan port. It may safely be affirmed that when a merchant vessel of one country visits the port of another for the purpose of trade, it owes temporary allegiance, and is amenable to the jurisdiction of that country, and is subject to the laws which govern the port it visits, so long as it remains, unless otherwise provided by treaty. Any exemption or immunity from legal jurisdiction, must be derived from the consent of that country. It is said cases have re cently occurred in which revolutionists and others wanted for offences of one character or another have been seized by the Hawaiian government, while on British merchant ships, and Great Brit ain lias not protested, thus establishing a diplomatic precedent." The Barrundia affair differs from the other, in that the man was shot out right. To seize being considered the right to kill if resistance is made, is one of the oldest principles of law. The principal criticism made in diplomatic circles of Minister Mizner's course, is that of unnecessary interference. It is suggested that he might have simply stated to the Guatemalans that they seize the man at their own risk. But the department waits exact information as to what he 4id do. Carpenters' Strike Sanctioned. Chicago, August 31.—Nearly four thousand carpenters attended a mass meeting this afternoon, and listened to the instruction of the Carpenter's Council regarding the strike which be gins tomorrow. The utmost enthusiasm was displayed by the men, and a tele gram was read from one of the council's representatives in the east, saying the general executive board sanctions the strike. Tramp Train Wreckers. Cottonwood, Cal., August 31.— Tramps attempted to wreck a train last night a few miles south of here, by piling wood on the track. The ob struction was discovered and removed before a train came along. Sheriff Ves tal, of Tehama county, and constable Birmingham captured one of the tramps this evening. Opium Seized. Bah Francisco, August 31. —Officers; Conboy and Farrell early this morning captured 332 boxes of smuggled opium, valued at $7400, in the of Louis Mattson. Mattson wa staking the opium into Chinatown from the schooner Jennie, which recently arrived from Naniamo, B. C. A%cidcntal Shooting. Salt Lake, Utah, August 81.—Near Paradise, Utah, Friday night, Simon McKenzie was preparing to go hunting, when his gun was accidentally dis charged. His little boy was instantly killed, and his wife probably fatally wounded. MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 1, 1890. FOREIGN FLASHEL. Emperor William's Fearless Seamanship. A German Postal Clerk Driven to Suicide. Destructive Floods and Fires in Ans tro-Hunjrary. A Hurricane On the Gulf of Finland— French-Italian Relations Strained. Associated Press Dispatches.] Berlin, August 31.—The Imperial yacht Hohenzollern had a very stormy passage returning from Russia, narrowly escaping colliding with a light ship, and her deck houses and stanchions were damaged. The yacht pitched so badly, that the sailors were hurled from their hammocks, and many received severe bruises and other injuries. Notwith standing the entieaties of the officers, the emperor remained on deck during the worst of the storm. UTTER HOPELESSNESS. The Desperate Lot of a German Govern ment Employee. Berlin, August 31. —A postoftice' assistant here who has occupied a responsible position for twenty-five years and risen to a salary of seventeen shillings per week, suicided yesterday. Before killing himself he killed his intended bride, Helen Richter, a beau tiful young girl. A letter found gave as the reason for the act that a debt of thirty-three marks, for which he was being messed and which he was unable to pay, and likewise the utter hopeless ness of his efforts to earn sufficient in the government,service to live upon. POLITICAL COOLNESS. The Relations Between France and Italy Apt to be Strained. London, August 81.—The Italian and French governments have failed to agree regarding the formalities attending the proposed visit of the French squadron to Spezia to do honor to King Humbert on the occasion of the launching of a new Italian war ship at that port. In con sequence the king has decided not go to Spezia, but to send the Duke of Genoa to represent him. It is feared political coolness between the two countries will ensue. Australian Shipping Strike. MruiornNi:. August 31.—The full po lice force and 1000 special constables were on duty today. All the labor de monstrations proved orderly. Forty thousand men, representing all the trades, paraded the streets. Mass meetings were subsequently held. Sydney, N.S. W., August3l—The col onial government has decided to par tially barricade the circular quay here, for protection against blacklegs while the strike in the shipping trade is on. Trans-Saharan Railway. Paris, August 31. —Guyot, minister of public works, has submitted to the cabinet a project for the construction of a sea canal to Paris. The commission of inquiry and investigation of the trans- Saharan railway schemes, has approved a route from Constantine and Biscra, in Algeria, aiross the desert to Lake Tiehaf. This route is by way of Timissinis and Anguid, and traverses the Tonaregs country. Its length is 2000 miles. The project is backed by the Banque Russe et Fiancaise. De Geirs Well Satisfied. Sr.Pbtbbbbusg, August3l.—DeGeirs, receiving diplomats yesterday, expressed himself completely satisfied with the result of the recent interview between the Czar and Emperor William. The meeting, he said, constituted fresh con firmation of the good relations between Russia and Germany, and would cer tainly contribute toward the. main tenance of the peace of Europe. Turkish Tyranny in Armenia. London, August.!]. —A correspondent of the Doily News at Igdii says: It is reported that the Armenian governors have been ordered to arrest any Armen ians found conversing on the streets, as conspirators, and send them to Constan tinople. In the event of resistance the governors are instructed to shoot the offenders. A New Spanish Cruiser. Bn.noA, Spain, August 31.—The queen regent, Christina, accompanied by her prime minister, Seiior Canovas del Cas tillo, arrived here today from Saint Se bastian, and witnessed the launching of the new Spanish cruiser, which the queen christened the Santa Maria. The queen received a hearty welcome. A Fatal Collision. Berne, August 31.—A fatal railway collision, caused by a land slide, oc curred today near" the mouth of St. Gothard tunnel, where a passenger train ran into a mass of earth, which covered the track. The guard was killed and several others on the traih injured. More Villages Burned. Vienna, August 31.—Six more villages in southern Hungary have been burned. This fearful destruction by fi res is due to the dryness of the buildings, caused by the long session of torrid weather. Twelve persons lost their lives during the burning of Mozoe-Kertesztes. re cently. A Destructive Hurricane. St. Petersburg, August 31.—The town of Holsingfors, on the gulf of Fin land, has been visited by a hurricane, which did great damage. Many houses and several churches were demolished, and many vessels were wrecked in the Baltic sea. Austrian Floods. Vienna, August 31. —Recent heavy rainstorms flooded a portion of the country and did great damage. * Bulgarian Praise of Abdul Hamid. Sofia, August 31—The journal of Buljwir in an a-ticle on the anniver sary of tlx accession of Abdul Hamid II to the Turkish throne, glowingly praises the sultan's wise and far seeing policy, which, it says, had the effect of uniting the Bulgarians and their Suzerain by bonds of gratitude. Stambuloff, the Bulgarian prime minister, visited the secretary of the Porte today and offered congratulations. A Switch Tampered With. Pot'GiiKEEPSiE, N. V., August 31.— Early this morning afrieght train on the New York Central was derailed north of this city, by a misplaced switch. The switch is supposed to have been tam pared with, as a passenger train passed over it a short time before. Chennwith's Funeral. San Francisco, August 31. —The fun eral of John M. Chenowith, the suicide and slayer of Richard T. Carrol, took place today from 533 Ellis street. The obsequies were of an unostentatious character. The body was interred in mountain view ceritetery, Oakland. Death of a Millionaire. San Francisco, August 31. —James Whartonby, capitalist and millionaire, died in this city yesterday morning. He came to California in 1840, and by care ful investments amassed a fortune. He came to this city about twenty years ago and lived here until his death. ORDERFI) TO HONOLULU. the;charleston receives sud den SAILING ORDERS. Admiral Brown Ordered to Return to the Hawaiian Capital at Once—He Will Set Sail this Mornir.g. New York. August 31.—A special from Port Townsend, Washington, says: Admiral Brown has just received the following dispatch from the secretary of the navy : ''Proceed at once to Hono lulu with dispatch." Admiral Brown says he is ignorant of the reason for this sudden order. The Charleston will sail tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock. It will be remembered that the Charleston ar rived here recently from the Hawaiian islands, and that the admiral said when he left the islands a revolution was so imminent that he would not be sur prised to learn of a violent outbreak at any time. AN OREGON FEUD. Another Chapter in the Shook-Goodlow Vendetta. Linkvillk. August 31.—Tom Miles shot and fatally wounded Josh Buck master this morning, at Langell Valley. Miles arrived here tiiisevening andgave himself up to the authorities. Miles ex hibited a bullet hole in his hat, which he claims was made by a bullet from Buck master's weapon. The shooting was the outgrowth of the Shook-Goodlow tragedy, which occurred here about two months ago, and in which the latter was killed. The quarrel arose out of a dis pute between the Goodlow and Shook factions, concerning the possession of some cattle which Tom Miles and others were rounding up. FLAMES IN 'FRISCO. Two Firemen Painfully Injured in the Discharge of Their Duty. San Francisco, August 31.—Fire early this morning destroyed several frame dwellings at the corner of Post and Mason streets. Loss, $7000. Fireman John Fay fell twenty feet, from a burning building and broke his arm, dislocated his shoulder and fractured his elbow. Fire man George Matison fell thirty feet from a ladder. His fall was broken by a wooden awning, and his injuries are not fatal. The occupants of the houses had narrow escapes from burning, sev eral being dragged from their beds by the police and firemen. Congressional Forecast. Washington, August 31. —The confer ence report on the river and harbor bill will be presented to the senate early in the week and consideration asked for. If likely to lead to debate, the report will be laid aside and the tariff'bill pro ceeded with. The debate on that meas ure will close Saturday. The house tomorrow will be given up to motions to pass measures under sus pension of the rules. The Clayton- Breckinridge election case will probably come up Tuesday. An Absconder Arrested. New York, August 31.—Frederick Kimball, the absconding paying teller of the People's savings bank, of Worcester, Mass., who fled with his mistress, Estelle Lebon, April 2nd, with $4,300 bonds and .+5,000, arrived today by the steamer La Bretagne, and was arrested at the pier. The arrest was effected through tracking Kimball's mistress, who returned to this country some time ago. All the stolen bonds were found in the lining of Kimball's clothes, but the stolen money was ail gone. Fatal Slabbing. t San Francisco, August 31. —Alfred F. Carter was stabbed in the breast early this morning by Charles Callan, during a quarrel. Some one broke a window in a saloon where Callan tends bar, and he accused Carter of doing it. During a scuffle which ensued, Carter was stabbed, the knife penetrating his lungs. He will probably die. Brutal Footpads. Altoona, Pa., August 31.—While walking in the eastern part of the city at an early hour this morning, Samuel Francis, a prominent brick layer, was brutally assaulted by three footpads and robbed of a large sum of money. In the struggle, his tongue was torn from the roots, and he was unable to speak when found. His recovery is doubtful. An Option on Colorado Mines. Denver, August 31. —The News this morning publishes a two-column article, which says an English syndicate, headed by C. C. Morgan, has secured an option on all the leading silver mines near Aspen, Colorado, and places the figures at the enormous sum of $27,000,000. The newest sailor hats are trim med with a ruching of Brussels net, white wings and a puffing of the net at the back. Not only plaids and checks, but plain cloths, are cut on the bias for street costumes. SPORTING EVENTS. Prize Ring, Race Course, Ball Field and Wheel. Tommy Danforth Knocked Out By Reddy Brennan. Roy Wilkes and Alabaster Do Some Record Breaking. Several Bicycle Records Lowered—Dr. Carver's Wonderful Wcrk With The Rifle. Associated Press Dispatches. 1 Memphis, Term., August 31. —Tommy Danforth, of Streator, Illinois, and Reddy Brennan, of Memphis, fought a finish fight today with two ounce gloves, for $3500, at Mound City, Arkansas. The men entered the ring weighing 128 pounds. Brennan looked like a race horse, not having an ounce of super fluous flesh, while Danforth looked heavy and fat and it was evident he lacked training. Eight rounds were fought, and although Danforth seemed the most scientific, yet Brennan secured the first knock-down, in the first round, and first blood in the second. The Memphis man fought closely and on the defensive up to the last round, evidently saving himself and trying to wind his opponent, and receiving severe punishment from Danforth's heavy right, which he took quietly and with great endurance. In the eighth and final round, Reddy made a rush for Danforth, dealing him a terrible right-hand upper, over the left eye, following it up by a heavy blow on the neck, which laid the Streator man out. SUNDAY BALL GAMES. The Oakland and the San Francisco Teams Won Yesterday. San Francisco, August 31.—Oaklands defeated the Sacramentos after a well pla>ed and interesting game, by a score of four to three. Stockton, August 31.—The San Fran ciscos won from the Stocktons today by a score of five to four, chitjfly on account of Fudger's errors in the sixth. The San Franciscos were materially aided in run-getting, by errors, none of their runs being earned. Philadelphia, August 31. —Athletics, 0; St. Louis, 12. Bicycle Records Broken. Providence, August 31. —In the bicy cle race yesterday E. Lumsden broke the quarter mile record, making it in For the Boys f Our New Fall Stock KFlf of boys' and children's r Clothing is now arriv j > FN ing daily, and we are ( A ILI A ma^^n S prices to move This week we willY \l f kSJstock on hand, make special prices on boys' i^JylJ|y Suits. j| We promise this fall / to show the most com ! I J plete aud elegant stock yjk I J for the boys ever , OCI jj )<y brought to Los An- geles. CORNEr/spRING AND TEMPLE STS. -*isB A YEARK- Buys the Daily Herald and »2 the Weekly Herald. IT IS NEWSY AND CLEAN. FIVE CENTS. 33 4-5, the former record being Rowes* time, 36 1-5. Chicago, August 31.—Frank E. Spooner, the champion long distance bicyclist, yesterday broke the 24-hour riding record, the number of miles rid den in 20 hours and 50 minutes, actual riding time, being 302, against 289 made by Myers two years ago. TRADING TROTTERS. Monroe Saulsbury in the Horse Business to Stay. Chicago, August 31.—An Inter Ocean special from Lexington, Ky., says: A great deal of trading in trotting horses is now going on. Monroe Saulsbury, the Californian, has placed with Brassfield and Tipton $80,000 to be invested in trotting and brood mares. Up to date $30,000 has been invested, the purchases consisting of two Mam brim > Patchen mares, one of which was secured in Nebraska for $8,000; a Red Miles mare out of a daughter of Mam brino Patchen with a filly foal by Bell Boy, and two daughters of Wilkes Boy, sire of Angelina. Some years ago, adds the correspondent, it was said Saulsbury was about to forsake the horse business; the present revelation, however, indi cates that he is in the business to stay. RECORDS LOWERED. Roy Wilkes and Alabaster Each Break a World's Record. Independence, lowa, August 31.—Ala baster and Roy Wilkes each lowered a record here yesterday. Alabaster's per formance was the four-year-old trot, in t'.ie second heat of which he won in 2 :15, breaking the four-year-old stallion record. Roy Wilkes (pacer) was sent to beat his record of 2:09, and broke another world's record, making the mile in2:o3>4. _ State Fair Entries. Sacramento, August 31.—The exec utive committee of the state board of agriculture has decided to offer as a sub stitute for the 2:22 class, a purse of $1200 for the 2:21 class, and in place of $2200 for the 2:18 class. The entries close the Bth; at the same time those for the free for all trotting purse will close. Records made prior to the Bth will be the basis. Carver Beats His Record. Hamburg, August 31. —Dr. Carver beat his own record today by four minutes and twenty seconds, in break ing 1000 glass balls with a rifle in ex actly thirty-four minutes. Z. P. Clark Dead. San Francisco, August 31.—Z, P. Clark, secretary of the Anglo-Nevada Assurance company, died today. He was a native of Ohio and had been for a long time prominent in G. A. R. circles. Workmen Blown to Atoms. Denver, August 31. A special from Durango says: E. \V. Benuet and David Williams, working in the Lexington tunnel, were blown to atoms by a permature explosion.