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THE HERALDj Itands for the Interests of f Southern California. A [SUBSCRIBE FOR IT. J rfs ift. e>t ro, .off LOS ANGELES HERALD. VOL. XXXIV.—NO. 170. FOREIGN FLASHES. A Sensation in a London Po lice Court. 'General Wolseley Takes Com mand in Ireland. -Jack the Ripper About to Resume Operations. Emperor William to Go on a HuntiDg Trip With Franz Joseph—The Tipperary Trial, Etc. Associated Press Dispatches. 1 London, Oct. 1. —A sensational case came before the Westminster police court today. Sir Thomas George Freake, baronet, was arrested at the instance of a Mr. Gibson, formerly an intimate friend, who charges that Sir Thomas lured him to a deserted house in Ken sington, overpowered him with the assistance of friends, and took possession of his keys. With these, Sir Thomas proceeded to his club, went to Gibson's private box and destroyed letters and photographs plaintiff had received from a lady. Sir Thomas was remanded foi further examination. It is asserted the men were rivals for the affections of the lady in question, that both of them had Veen on terms of intimacy with her; that she tired of Gibson's at tentions and was cognizant of tbe as sault. General Wolsely, accompanied by his staff, has gone to Dublin to assume com mand of the troops in Ireland. The police have received warning from "Jack the Ripper," that he is about to kill another woman. The hand writing of the letter is identical with that af the other letters which it has been the custom of the murderer to send to them. Easton, the man who killed himself in St. Faul's cathedral during the sfjr vice Sunday morning, left a letter in which he said he would commit suicide in the cathedral in order to destroy false Christianity. The co:oner's jury return ad a verdict of insanity. London, Oct. 1. —At today's session of ♦.he dockmen's congress, it was decided that the dockmen must make a strenuous effort to prevent the organization of shipowners from crushing the union, and with this end in view it was de termined to raise a fund of £60,000 with which to fight the ship owners. It is proposed to obtain this sum by levying a tax of one pound on each member of the union,.and making an appeal to the public for help. Aftera long discussion the congress decided not to boycott Australian arrivals. THE CONSPIRACY CASES. The Defendants' Appeal to the High . Court of Justice Denied. Dublin, Oct. I.—The appeal of Dillon and O'Brien and. their fellow accused, to the high court of justice for a writ to prohibit the magistrates at Tipperary from proceeding with the conspiracy cases on the ground of bias, has failed. Judge Holmes decided this morning not to grant the writ. The case for the prosecution was con tinued at Tipperary today without a striking episode. A note-taker employed by the police at Tipperary, has made some damaging admissions regarding last Thursday's troubles. He says he was in the court house, and attracted by the noise, rushed out with a revolver and stick into the middle of the crowd, where he used liifl stick vigorously. He says he must have struck half a dozen persons while he, himself, received no blow. He was in plain clothes at the time and em ployed to take notes in short-hand. THE MODEL EMPEROR. The Kaiser Visits His Imperial Neighbor at Vienna. Vienna, Oct. I.—The emperor of Ger many arrived here this*morning. Eui peror Francis Joseph met him at the station. Their greeting was affectionate. The state carriage was in waiting, and was entered by their majesties, who were driven to Hofburg. An immense crowd lined the route. The emperors received an ovation. This afternoon Emperor William visit ed the imperial mausoleum and placed a wreath upon the coffin of Prince Ru dolf. The Frembendlatt in an article wel coming Emperor William to Vienna, hails the Kaiset as a model and in defatiguble ruler, the real center of the German empire and the champion of peace. All parties, it adds, are in har mony with the Austro-German alli ance. The two emperors and the king of Saxony started tonight for a hunting expedition in the Styrian Alps. Alphonse Karr Dead. Paris, Oct. L —Jean Baptiste Alphonse Karr, the well known author, is dead. [He was the celebrated author of "les Gufipes," a very caustic monthly publi cation, which was extensively "read in France about thirty years ago.] Kossuth's .Ad-vice. Pestii, Oct. 1. —Louis Kossuth, the Hungarian patriot, has written a letter in which he advises the Hungarian ex tremists to take their stand on the dual istic principles inaugurated in 1849. A Russian Denial. St. Petersburg, Oct. 1. —The Novisti publishes a semi-official denial of the report that Russia proposed an alliance with France, when Spuller was the French minister of foreign affairs. A Doable Military Execution. City op Mexico, Oct. I.—A sergeant and a corporal, who murdered a com mander of the custom house guard, were shot today before the whole garrison. Discontent Spreading. Bebne, Oct. 1. —Reinforcements have been sent to Ticino. Discontent is i spreading. The Amende Honorable. Berlin, Oct. I.—The Reichsanziger I says Sir Frances De Winton hns rpnqnrcd j Mr. Thompson, agent ol the British East Africa company, for his recent in- sult to the German flag, and has sent an apology to the German government, which the latter has accepted. The Boerson Zeitung says in the next war estimates an additional credit of 80,000,000 marks will be demanded for barracks, strategic railways and defences. RUSSIA AND THE JEW?. What the United States Has Done to Pro- tect Its Citizens. Washington, Oct. L —The president today transmitted to the house, in an swer to a resolution concerning the enforcement of proscriptive edicts against the Jews in Russia, a report from the secretary of state, upon the subject. In his letter Secretary Blame refers to correspondence on tiie same subject sent to the house in 1882, and says since that date correspondence has been had with the government of Rus sia in several cases of alleged interfer ence by the Russian authorities with the rights of citizens of the United States, professing, .or being sup posed to profess, the Jewish faitfi. He says the correspondence shows that the United States government has omitted no proper occasion of remon strance against the application of the religious test to our citizens in Russia, or having interests in Russia, and against the enforcement of the disquali fication founded on such test, which proceeding is without warrant of recog nition in treaty stipulations between the United States and Russia, and more over, is repugnant to the fundamental doctrine of freedom of conscience and equality of religious belief on which organized society almost universally rests. The secretary further says when it was first reported that the Russian government was about to take measures resulting in the expulsion of vast numbers of its subjects because of their religion, our charge d'affaires at St. Petersburg advised the department that he had the highest authority for main taining that the Russian government does not contemplate any change from the present lenient enforcement of the Jewish edict of 1882. KAUM ROASTED. THAT REFRIGERATOR MAKES THE PENSION OFFICE HOT. The Investigating Committee Pronounces the Commissioner a Fraud—An Early House-Cleaning Demanded. Washington, Oct. 1. —The minority of the special house committee appointed to investigate the charges against Pen sion Commissioner Raum, Messrs. Lewis and Goodnight, have united in the prep aration of a report setting forth their opinion of the result of the investigation. The report reviews the evidence in the refrigerator case and says: ''We lament the conduct of a public official who invokes tho fine tech nicality of criminal law to screen him self from proper investigation, and to hide from public view the details of the business which is being conducted from one of the government bureaus, and concerning the character of which so many and such damaging charges have been made." As to the charge of the advancement of pension claims for Lemon, in con sideration of his endorsing the com missioner's note, the report states: "No intimate friendship is shown to have existed between the commissioner aud Lemon, and there were no business re lations before. Why should Lemon, a good business man, risk $12,000 upon one who is afraid to have his solvency inquired into? The completed files system is just what Lemon demanded, and so soon as established he was ready to underwrite for the commissioner, whicii he had never before done, though often consulted by the commissioner about his needs during several months before." In conclusion the report reads : "Thus it seems the United States commissioner of pensions has not properly esteemed the delicate duties and serious responsi bilities of his great office; nor has he measured up to that high standard of patriotic consideration for the public service, which should prevail in this de partment, adjudicating the disburse ment of nearly one-third of the entire revenue of the government. The pen sion office is altogether too sacred a place for the development of the personal thrift and enterprise manifested in this record. It was established that the na tion might properly care for those to whom it owes a gratitude too sacred for trifling. It is a monument to the mu nificence of a grateful people, and its hundreds of employees should be minis ters of mercy, not stock gamblers. That a place thus hallowed should have been used for stock jobbing or speculation, and converted into a spawning place for corporations and a stall for bartering a doubtful patent, is a reflection on our government and a degredation of the public service, which we think cannot be too strongly condemned. If the real and sensitive demands of the occasion be measured Iby the example of the forbearing Naz arine, who scourged from the temple the merchants and money-changers, or by the commendable conduct of the president in removing an associate jus tice of the Arizona supreme court for borrowing money of an' attorney practic ing before him, congress must agree with us that there should be a better ment of the public service by a house cleaning in the pension bureau." As the majority of the committee intend to pursue the investigation fur ther at the next session of congress, their report will not be made until that time. Bills Vetoed. Washington, Oct. 1. —The president today returned without approval the house bill declaring the retirement of Captain Charles B. Stivers, U. S. A., legal and valid and that he is entitled as such officer to his pay. The president vetoed the bill for the relief ot Charles P. Choteau, for the rea son that the court of claims has already made a finding of all the facts in the case essential for the guidance of con gress in case it should decide that an ap propriation to pay the claim-ought to be made. Ex-Governor O'Ncill.of Alabama, is in a critical condition, having been strick en with paralysis. THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 2, 1890. TEN MASKED MEN Make a Raid on the Bakers held Jail. The« Turnkey and Sheriff Both Overpowered. A Prisoner Taken Out and Treated to Feathers and Tar. The Culprit was a Pettifogging Lawyer Who Made the Lives of Settlers on Public Lands Unhappy. Associated Press Dispatches. Bakersfield, Cal., Oct I.—This after noon the jailor heard a knock at the door of the court house. He opened it and found ten masked and armed men. They said they wanted James Herring ton, to whom they proposed to give a lesson. As the jailor refused to conform to their wishes, they seized him. took his keys and put him under guard. They then proceeded to the sheriffs' room and also captured him. Next they opened the jail and took Herrington from the cell in which he was confined. He resisted, desperately, but they gagged him and put him in a wagon and conveyed him to a lonely place four or five blocks away, stripped him and applied a coat of tar and" feathers. He was then set at liberty and disappeared. Several hours afterwards the sheriff found Herrington's clothing and brought it to the jail. There was a bullet hole in his shirt and some bloodstains. While the struggle was going on in the jail a shot was fired, but was probably accidental. Harrington has been known hereabouts nearly three years. Part of the time he lived at Poso and part at Tulare City. He presented a conspicuous and respect able figure on our streets when here. By occupation he was a pettifogging lawyer, and his principal bus iness was that of a promotor of land contests, making the condition of settlers on public lands miserable, and getting money out of the troubles ho caused them. The occasion of his being in jail was a complaint preferred against him by a settler whom he had engaged in a contest, of perjury. He had been arrested at Poso the preceding day and lodged in the cell only a few minutes before the vigilantes arrived. Of late he had grown bolder in his operations, and his schemes had ob structed the regular business of the land office, so much so that he was often complained of by parties having business there Whom he was not victimizing. No one wished him serious bodily harm, and sonic uneasiness was felt as to his fate until a dispatch was received this evening stating that he was in Tulare city. It is probable that after he was set at liberty he made quick time for his home at Poso, eighteen miles distant, as that was the direction in which his tracks headed as far as they could be traced. There it is likely he made himself presentable as soon as possible, previous to getting outside of the county. VICTORIA GOSSIP. Intimidators Found Guilty—Return of An Alaska Explorer. Victoria, B. C, Oct. I.—Six striking miners, who had been on trial the last two days on the charge of intimidating miners working at Wellington.were found guilty, and Chief Justice Begbie held them in $200 bonds to appear for sen tence when called, remarking that the full effect of their act has probably not yet developed. E. J. Glove, of the Frank Leslies party, returned from the north by the cutter Patterson, yesterday. He reports the discovery of a shorter" route to the Yukon, which has its source in an im mense glacier; also the existence of a semi-civilized race of Indians between the Yukon and the Alseck. THEY LEFT. Vigilantes Rid a Washington Town of Thugs. San Francisco, Oct. I,—A Chronicle special from Spokane Falls, Washington, says: The town of Oakesdale, 40 miles from here, of late has been infested with thugs and cut throats whom the authorities have been totally unable to hold in check. Many burglaries have been committed. The thugs have threatened to burn the town, and the good citizens have been organizing for its defense. Today an old-time vigi lance committee was organized, and three men ordered to leave town in fif teen minutes. The men left. There is great excitement. The town is well guarded tonight to prevent any acts of revenge. BECALMED AND STRANDED. One cf Sprockets' Sugar Skips Beached at Point Diablo. San Francisco, Oct. 1. —The brig Lur line, from Hilo, with a cargo of sugar for J. D. Sprecklse & Co., was becalmed today while entering the harbor and drifted on the rocks at Point Diablo. She was hauled off by a tug boat, but was leaking so badly she had to be beached. The cargo is valued at $70,000, and is badly damaged. The damage to the vessel is $25,000. The loss is partly covered by insurance. The brig John D. Spreckles was also becalmed and came near drifting onto the rocks, but was towed out by a passing tug. The Result of a Bunco Game. Spokane Falls, Wash., Oct. I.—Hen ry Ellis was shot and killed tonight by J. C. Hoeter. Hoefer fell in with Ellis, who borrowed money of him with which to gamble at a bunco game. He lost and started to run, when Hoefer drew a revolver and fired, first in the air and then with deadly aim, the ball entering Ellis' back and passing through his lungs. The victim died in a few miiv utes. Hoefer is in jail. J Shot Hia Daughter's Seducer. r Astoria, Ore., Oct. I.—Charles Mitlh ell shot and killed Charles John/fon this morning. About two weeks/ago Nellie, the, 13-year-old daugbttff of Mitchell, was missed from home. VnVtL severaldavs' search she was foil id in Porrlan.l " t few ,lov. o«a \f trotiatY...,( to Portland to induce her to return home. This morning he returned with out her, and immediately went to the the house where Johnson was sleeping and shot him. It is supposed that Johnson's reported seduction of the girl led to the shooting. Crushed to Death. Pan Francisco, Oct. I.—Patrick Car roll, a teasoater in the employ of J. B. Chase, stevedore, was crushed to death this afternoon by being caught beneath a caving bank ot clay and rock on Second street. Thomas Lannigan, a laborer, was also badly crushed, and it is thought he will die. Carroll leaves a widow and two children. Lannigan is a widower with a large family of child ren. COAST CULLINGS. News Nuggets Gathered Along the Sun set Shore. Lee Harroll, the youth wanted at Napa, for arson, has been arrested in Sacramento. The first state election was held in Idiylo yesterday. The Repnblicans claim the state by 1500 majority. The Dembcrats concede it by 800 majority. Citizens of Oroville have presented Maj. Frank McLaughin a $4,000 silver service, as an expression of the high re gard in which the major is held in Butte county. At the supervisorial convention of the second district of San Bernardino county, held at Ontario, I. W. Lord, of Cucamonga, was nominated on the forty seventh ballot. Last Sunday at Princetdwn, California Joseph Canes made an unprovoked attack on Doctor Kearney. Adolph Aros interfered. Canes attacked Aros with a knife. Aros shot him, inflicting a wound from which he has since died. The gross earnings of the Southern pacific system for August Were $4,483, --769. The gross earnings for the year.np to date, were $30,130,000, against $29, --497,500, last year. The total operating expenses to date, for 1890, were $20,396, --000, against $20,112,000 last year. RAINS AND RAISINS. VITICULTURI3TS ANXIOUS ON AC COUNT OF THE SHOWERS. Many Thousands of Tons of Grapes Dam aged—Fresno Ships Another Train Load of Raisins—The El Cajon Output. San Francisco, Oct. 1. —The state vit icultural bureau reported today that anxiety was felt in various parts of the country on account of the recent heavy rains. At Livermore there were over 1,200 tons of grapes on the ground, val ued at $15 a ton, and unless the weather changes for the better, they will all have to go. In other districts there is said to be less sugar in th© grapes than there was four weeks ago. Fresno, Oct. 1. —Another solid train of raisins and dried fruits left here to day for eastern points. This is the second train load within five days. To day's train numbered twenty-two cars. So far it has been impossible to estimate the loss to vineyardists caused by the late rains. If the present clear weather continues, the loss will be slight. San Diego, Cal., Oct. I.—Reports from El Cajon state that the loss from rains to the raisin crops is very light, as most of the crop was in the packing houses at the time the rain commenced. The first shipment of raisins east will be made this week. The output is esti mated at about 150,000 boxes. Napa, Oct. I.—This morning was cloudy and at intervals a light mist was falling. Grape picking in many cases has been suspended. The damage to wine grapes is already hundreds of thousands of dollars. Further loss will result unless the weather speedily clears. TRADING IN SILVER. A Sharp Change in the Situation and Bet tor Prices. Nfw York, Oct. 1. —Trading in silver certificates was heavy today; 1,190,000 ounces were sold in the New York stock exchange, and there was equally heavy business between the brokers outside. Th ere has been a sharp change in the situation since yesterday, when the prospect appeared decidedly unfavor able. One of the most prominent German houses sold nearly a million ounces and forced the price down to $109%. It was said this selling was for account for a pool which had been car rying a large block down from around $1.19, and silver dealers say that when this silver was known to have been sold they were willing to begin buying again, and buying orders came in from, many sources today, carrying prices up to The brokers ascribe the improvement to the removal of the pressure hanging over the market; to higher market in Lon don, and to purchases by the govern ment for the October quota. Some believe the decline was the work of London operators who depressed the market in order to make better terms in the semi-annual Indian settlements which began today. STEAMERS IN COLLISION. Two Big Ocean Liners; Come Forcibly Together. New York, Oct. 1. —The steamship Majestic of the White Star line, and the Dania of the Hamburg-American com pany, were in collision today as both vessels were outward bound. The ac cident occurred below the quarantine station. The pilot of the Majestic dis covered that the tide was swinging her bow over toward shallow water. To prevent her running aground she was sent ahead at full speed for the purpose of getting ahead of the Dania to hold her course in the channel. The Majes tic being so much larger than the Dania, the latter vessel was drawn by the suc tion over against her. TwooftheDania's life-boats were lost, and three of the Ma jestic's. The Dania's bridge and the captain's deckhouse were also damaged. After examination the vessels proceeded. At a public meeting preliminary to the annual meeting of the national Civil Service Reform league, held at Tremont temple, Boston. President Geoige Wil liam Curtis delivered the annual address to a audienc•■ HSH POLITICAL GOSSIP. Ret Clarkson's Views of the Tariff Bill. Blame Wonld Nst Refuse the Presidential Nomination. The Georgia. Election was a Walkover for the Democrats. William Walter Phelps Says Protection Must Be the Republican War Cry- Powell Clayton's Object. Associated Press Dispatches. I Chicago, Oct. 1. —Ex-Assistant Post master General Clarkson, in an inter view in a local paper this evening, speaking of the tariff, said he is pleased with it as a whole. He does not favor the sugar and tin plate schedules, as passed. Reciprocity he looks upon as "Protection's option on free trade." When asked if he thought Mr. Blame would be an aggressive candidate for the presidency in 1892, he said: "I do not. The man does not live who would refuse the presidential nomination, and we're Mr. Blame to be tendered it, he would accept. But he will not fight for it. Mr. Blame, I look upon as the great est force in the world today. THE GEORGIA ELECTION Passes Off Quietly and Is a Walkover for the Democrats. Savannah, Ga., Oct. 1. —The election passed off quietly and was a complete walkover for the Democrats. Macon, Ga., Oct. 1. —Absolute quiet characterized the elections here today. The vote was light, there being no oppo sition to the Democratic nominees. Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 1. — Ihe election returns show that the Democratic ticket has been elected by the usual heavy majority, there being practically no op position. Both constitutional amend ments have probably been carried. The general assembly is three-fourths alii- j ance. ONE OBJECT IN LIFE. Powell Clayton Wants to Live to Down Breckinridge. Little Rock, Ark., Oct. I.—The Republican convention of the second congressional district today endorsed the Union Labor caudidate, lsom P. Lang , lev. Powell Clayton made a speech in ! which he said the state of Arkansas would never be cleared from the stain |of the murder of John M. Clayton, so Hi ,m\L RSk BHHBi Or. Warner's V- i » 4 JlbbH Health Underwear. NKIHT BHIRT. ifl HI Dr. Warner's make. Camel's Hair. Dr. Warner's Stomach Band. I < IT Unran'^ Boys' Underwear. g i Boys' Underwear. We keep everything worn by men and boys. Our Fall Stock is complete. CORNER SPRING AND TEMPLE STS. WW* <V tM V »W L -**c A YEAR*- ] r Bays the Daily Hihald and' k 92 theWIKLT HIRAiD. f. IRITIS NEWST AND CLIAW^ FIVE CENTS. long as Breckinridge remains in con gress. In conclusion he said: "Life was once dear to me, but the time has now come when I can take my life in my hands with perfect resignation, and if I can only succeed in defeating Breck inridge, I will willingly die in the cause." Washing-ton Note*. . Washington, Oct. I.—The secretary of the interior today rendered a decision in the case of R. E. Spicer et al., vs. the Northern Pacific railroad company, in which the motion filed on behalf of" Spi cer for a review of the departmental de cision of July 17,1890, is denied. The case involves 160 acres of land within the limits of Spokane Falls. Wash., val ued at several million dollars. The silver offerings today amounted to 376,000 ounces. The purchases were 225,000 ounces, as follows: 25,000 ounces at $1,390 and 200,000 ounces at $1,395. Protection is the Slog-an. Hackknsack, N. J., Oct. 1. —Minister to Germany Phelps made a speech to the Bergen county Republican conven tion tonight, in which he said the issue of protection is the real cause of the day, and the force bill could not be made the main issue, because the party is not a nnty in the belief of the exped iency of the measure at this time. EASTERN ECHOES. Passing; Events Beyond th* Mountain Briefly Told. George R. Cheever, D.D..LL.D., cler gyman and author, is dead. By the collision of a freight and a work train at Bangor, Maine, seven men were seriously injured, one fatally. The national prison congress having completed its work, has adjourned to meet at Pittsburg, in October, 1891. Hon. Henry Cabot Lodge has been re nominated for congress by the sixth Massachusetts district Republicans. Charles McElvaine, convicted of the murder of Christian W. Luca, a Brook lyn grocer, has been sentenced to death by electricity. The famous 3-year-old Wilkes stallion Alcryon, owned by John Wilbur, of Pal mer, Mass., and valued at $10,000, was burned in a barn at lowa City. The constitutional convention at Jack son, Miss., has adopted a section which forbids the legislature from authorizing any lottery, nor shall the sale of any lottery tickets be allowed in the state. J. F. Goddard, late chairman ot the Western Passenger association, has ac cepted the chairmanship of the Trunk Line association, with headquarters at New York, and a salary of $25,000 a year. A band of negro robbers who despoiled railroad hands at Ozark, Ala., of their wages, were pursued t»y a sheriff's posse and a fight ensued in which three ne groes were fatally wounded. The others escaped and one has taken refuge in a house and is besieged by the posse.