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LOS ANGELES HERALD.
THE HERALD Stands for the Interests of Southern California. subscribe: for it. VOL. XXXV.—NO. 1(5. EASTERN EVENTS. Careless Switching Costs Two Lives. A Broken Flange Responsible for Two Others. The Oklahoma Legislature Ad journed with a Gun. An Arkansas Planter Killed for Being Found in Bed with Another Man's Wife. Associated Press Dispatches. Providence, R. 1., Oct. 29.—The care less work of a switchman tonight threw two cars, loaded with steel bridge-gird ers, together with such force that two of the girders swung around sideways just as a passenger train was coming along on the New York, Providence and Bos ton road. One struck the side of the smoker, killing Daniel, McDermott and wounding Fred Bennett seriously. The beam then bounded and struck the next car, killing M, G. Peabody. The train was stopped with one girder sticking through the car roof and another one lying across it. Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 29.—The breaking of a flange on a wheel derailed two cars of a Richmond and Danville train at Seneca, 8. C, today. A dozen passen gers were seriously injured, J. M. Jones, of New York, and Porter Burrell, of the sleeper, fatally. A BRILLIANT PAGEANT. FestiTities Attending Archbishop Fee han's Twenty-fifth Anniversary. Chicago, Oct. 20. —The opening cere monies in connection with the twenty fifth anniversary of Archbishop Feth ma elevation to the priesthood were held this morning in the cathedral. Four hundred priests and many church dig nitaries were present. Many persona were unable to gain admittance to the edifice on account of the throng. The pontifical high mass was celebrated, with the archbishop as tlie celebrant. The sermon was preached by Bishop Hogan of Kansas City. At the close of the services the priests and prelates went in carriages to the Auditorium hotel, where a banquet was served. Covers were laid for 400 prelates and priests. This evening there was one of the most brilliant torchlight processions ever seen here. Over 25,000 men were in line, bearing torches, flambeaux and colored lights. All nationalities of the Catholic faith ln the city were repre sented. Tremendous enthusiasm was displayed, especially at the Auditorium, where the archbishop reviewed them. ONE LIFE FOR NINE. A Horrible Nine-fold Murder Expiated on the Gallows. Perry, Ga., Oct. 29.—Tom Woolfolk was hanged here at 1 :30 p. m. today. The crime for which Woolfolk suffered death, was most atrocious. On the night of August 6, 1887, in Bibb county, nine people were brutally murdered liy him. The victims were Captain Rich ard E. Woolfolk, Sr., and wife, their children, Richard, Susan, Pearl, Annie, Rosebud, Charlie and Mattie, and Mrs. Weil, aged 84. The scene of the crime was the Woolfolk homestead, a coun try farmhouse. The first news of the tragedy came from Tom, the only survivor of the family. Soon a great crowd gathered around the place. The nine dead bodies were found lying in horrible confusion in the house, every one brained with an axe. Nothing in the house had been disturbed. It was evident that the crime had not been committed for robbery. Tom's account of the crime was unsatisfactory. Suspi cion quickly fell on him as the murderer, and he was arrested. The motive for the crime was found in Tom's enmity for his stepmother and his desire to have undisturbed possession of his father's property. Woolfolk was tried twice be fore being convicted and sentenced to death. ADJOURNED WITH A GUN. An Oklahoma Lawmaker Stampedes the Legislature. Guthiue, 0.T., Oct. 29.—1n the house today Representative Terrell called the attention of the speaker to the fact that lobbyists were on the floor working for the kingslisher capital bill. The speaker refused to have them ejected, where upon Terrell drawing a revolver declared that if the house could not be protected by its own rules, he would protect it himself from the insults of lobbyists. The sight of the weapon caused a stam pede, and the house soon adjourned. Chili Joins the Procession. Washington, Oct. 29.—Minister Egan advises the state department that the president of Chili has expressed to him most cordial approval of the proposi tions of the recent international confer ence, especially the proposed adoption of a common silver coin for circulation in all the American republics. This would, the president thinks, by making silver the American standard of value, in contradistinction to gold as the European standard, do more than any other movement to extend and con solidate the influence of the United States, and increase her commerce with the republics of South America. In Bed With His Wife. Osceola, Ark., Oct. 29.— W. D. Jones, a prominent physician, returned home unexpectedly and found Dwight McKin ney, a neighbor and prominent planter, in bed with his wife. He drew a re volver and fired several shots, killing McKinney and seriously wounding the woman. A Harmless Boycott. Boston, Oct. 29.—1t is stated at the office of the Union Pacific that the re ported boycott of the Union Pacific is nothing novel, the railways connecting with it at Council Bluffs having, with the exception of the Chicago and North western, discriminated against it for some time. In the judgment of the Union Pacific officials, both the east and west boycott will have no material effect THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 30, 1890.—TEN PAGES. so far as any reduction in income is con cerned, for its business is fully pro tected, the company being able to reach all points independently of the com panies in the boycott. WILL NOT FEDERATE. Locomotive Engineers Decide to Main tain their Independence. PiTTSnunQ, Oct. 29.—There will be no general federation of locomotive engin eers withbrakcmen, firemen, conductors and other railroad employees. The ma jority report favoring federation was de feated by the engineers' convention last week. Since that the convention has finally decided not to federate with any other organization. The matter has been left with each of the forty-live di visions to act as they may deem proper. They can, if they think necessary, join hands with other trainmen when differ ences arise. The brotherhood believes in maintaining an independent position, hence their refusal to adopt a resolution providing for general federation. Points on Idaho. Washington, Oct. 29.—-The annual re port of Governor Shoup of Idaho, esti mates the value of taxable property cf the territory at $25,581,305. About three-fifths of the agricultural lands of Idaho are arid, and must be irrigated to be productive. Owing to the severity of last winter,heavy losses were inflicted on the live stock industry. A satis fatory increase is shown in the produc tion of the mines, the output last year being nearly double that of any former season. As to the Mormons, "the gov ernor says to all appearance, they have resolved to abandon their polygamous practices. RETALIATION BEGUN. MEXICO GETS BACK AT THE Mc- KINLEY BILL. A Tariff of $500 per Car Placed on Amer ican Cattle—Hogs Taxed $2.60 per Head—Cattlemen Greatly Excited. Kansas City, Oct. 29.—There was con siderable excitement today among Kansas city stockmen, relating to the advices received from Mexico to the effect that that country had placed a duty of $500 per car on American cat tle. If the advices are true, this prac tically rums the live stock trade between this country and Mexico. The act of the Mexican government is regarded here as a retaliatory one, precipitated by the fear the Mexicans have of the McKinley bill. New Orleans, Oct. 29.—A Picayune San Antonio dispatch also gives the rumor that the Mexican government has placed a tax of $500 a car on horses and cattle from the United States, and says in addition a tax of $2.50 per head is placed on American hogs. As theie are not many hogs in Mexico, the result will probably be that the price will be greatly raised to consumers. Washington, Oct. 29. —Assistant Sec retary of the Treasury Spalding said to night that he had no information about the reported heavy duty laid by Mexico on American cattle, and doubts the cor rectness of the report. CONDENSED TELEGRAMS. It is rumored that George S. Knight, the actor, is dead. The eleventh annual meeting of the Home Missionary association ia in session at Boston. Frank Losse, wanted in St. Louis for stealing $70,000 from G. I). Latch & Co., has been arrested in Toronto, Ontario. The British brig Eugenia, with sugar, from Brazil, went ashore at Jones inlet, L. 1., and was broken up. The crew were rescued. The books of Fred C. Mehe, the em bezzling book-keeper of Muller Bros., St. Louis, show a shortage.of over $40, --000. Mehe is in jail. Reports continue to come in of seri ous damage by floods in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. At one village a num ber of people were drowned. Lily, the daughter of banker James Wilson, of New York, married Count Lewenhaust Wednesday afternoon. The couple will r/eside in Sweden. Drury Underwood, one of the best known citizens of Kansas City, was run over and instantly killed by a train while driving a spirited team to a buck board. The Western Union operators at St. Paul have settled their troubles with the company by withdrawing from the brotherhood, and the local lodge will disband. Charles Zimmerman, head brewer of the Belz Brewing company, was found dead on the floor of the fermenting room of the brewery, at Walla Walla, Wash. Heart disease. Jack McAuliffe declines to sign an agreement to fight Billy Meyers, at the Metropolitan club, New Orleans. He has made up his mind to sail for Europe with llwyer, next month. On account of the advance in prices, the secretary of the navy has decided not to make any immediate purchase of nickel to be used as alloy in the manu facture of steel armor plates. A lunatic locked up at St. Johns, Que bec, secured an ax, and, after fatally wounding two constables, escaped. A posse of citizens was finally compelled to shoot him before he could be se cured. General Samuel Thomas, when seen about the reported deal whereby the Brice-Thounas syndicate secured control of the Baltimore and Ohio-Southwestern system, characterized the whole story as a "lake." The German steamer Bremerhaven, bound for Rotterdam, fouled the cruiser Philadelphia) lying at anchor in New York harbor. The Kremerhaven had two plates bent. The Philadelphia was not damaged. Passenger Train Wrecked. Noirm Yakima, Wash., Oct. 29.—The westbound Northern Pacific passenger train was wrecked this morning about four miles east of this place. The for ward axle of the tender broke. The tender and five coaches left the track. The express messenger had his arm broken, and the passengers were shaken up, but not seriously injured. FOREIGN FLASHES. Gladstone Makes a Speech at Dundee. The McKinley Bill Given Some Hard Knocks. It Will Be a Boomeran? to the United States. Stanley and Wife Sail for America. Charges and Counter Charges Against the Explorer. Associated Press Dispatches. London, Oct. 29. —Gladstone arrived at Dundee today, and was presented with the freedom of the city. He made an address, in which he referred to the commerce of the city, which he said was threatened by the adoption of the new American tariff. He would not, however, he said, bring a railing accusa tion against the people of the United States. Protection, although it might inflict incidental collateral blows on other countries, did far greater mischief to the people of the country which adopted such policy. Gladstone then proceeded to contrast the decrease in the tariff in England with the increase in the United States, and said he found comfort for England in the fact that it was not true that any tariff adopted by any government on earth could interfere seriously with the prosperity of Great Britain. The first effect of the McKinley bill would be to raise the standard of prices in the United States. This means a dimin ished power of exportation. This again means that while England was damaged in one of her twenty markets, she derived a benefit in the other nine teen from the diminished power of mer chants of the United States to compete with British merchants in any of them; this being due to the augmentation of prices in the United States and the in creased restraints under which the mer chants of the latter country have to work. He advised manufacturers to al low America to find out for herself tlie evil effects that will follow the adoption of a high tariff. Gladstcne deprecated the idea of a zollverein of the;whole 8.-itish empires, including the colonies and dependencies, against all foreign countries. He doubted much whether the whole empire would consent. Furthermore, although it would to some extent enlarge the commerce of tho colonies, it would contract it with the rest of the world. The cmpirial commerce is now £187,000,000 yearly, and the foreign commerce £554,000,000. One effect of the McKinley tariff would be to direct the attention of the British manufacturers toward the production of a liner class of goods, because these bear the least intolerable protective duties. The re sult will be to elevate and' improve the taste of British manufacturers, spur them on and stimulate their ingenuity. The probable tendency among Ameri cans would be toward the manufacture of coarser goods, thus degrading their productions. In spite of protection commerce between America and Great Britain had greatly increased. The word protection was a misnomer; it ought to be oppression. It was a delusion and a fraud. America waa the country that could best afford to try this strange and astonishing ex periment. Her natural wealth, soil, minerals and immense territory made her a world in herself. The position of these enormous advantages helped to disguise the truth from Americans; but the McKinley law would involve a fear ful waste of resources by which the peo ple ought to be made strong and happy. THE STANLEY SCANDAL. The Explorer Continnes His Innnendoes Against Bartelot. London, Oct. 29. —In an interview in the Telegraph, Stanley indulges in innu endoes and evades the charge that he left the scum of his men with Bartelot. He declares that the bad state of the rear column waa due to occurrencea too horrible to de scribe. Anawering tho charges made by Troup in America, Stanley accuses Troup of jealousy. Stanley and wife sail for New York today. In an article in the Contemporary Re view, Dr. Peters asserts that Stanley more than once threatened to force Emm to accompany him to the coast, and makes several serious charges against Stanley. CABLE FLASHES. Quiet has been restored in Switzer land. The lace makers' strike at Calais is ended. The Dutch council of state has been temporarily invested with regal power. Signor Berti, director general of the police of Rome, died suddenly yester day. A band of moonlighters in county Clare murdered a girl named Flanagan, and her mother. Later advices from Zanzibar say Ad miral Freemantle has captured Vitu and burned the town. Robert Lincoln, United States minis ter to Great Britain, is coming home on a leave of absence. Sir Charles Russell has been retained to defend Slavin andMcAuliffe, on trial for engaging in a prize fight. An extensive strike has been begun by the dockmen at Plymouth, England, against the employment of non-union ists. Among the witnesses called for the prosecution in the conspiracy cases at Tipperary were Simon Gleeson and Alice Sadler. Each refused to answer and were committed to jail till Friday. Three thousand strikers at Sydney, M. S. W., have declared in favor of continu ing tlie struggle. Rioting occurred in Adelaide, caused by unionists molesting non-union men. During hit stay-in Quebec, the Count of I'tris and pftity were received with the utmost enthusiasm, and as the train departed for Montreal there was a femarkable outburst of cheering from the great mass of people gathered at the •tation. The mayor of the city of Toulon, France, was arrested on "the charge of Conspiracy to procure an abortion upon his mistress, the wife of a naval officer. The woman and midwife were also arrested. The parties to the injunction suit against Mayor Mosby of Cincinnati, to prevent him from appointing members Of the newly created board of city affairs, have agreed to take the case at once to the supreme court for final settlement. MARRIED IN BED. A Sick Man Weds Congressman Butter worth's Daughter. Washington, Oct. 29.—Miss Mary Butterworth, daughter of Congressman Butterworth of Ohio, was today married to Haughwait Howe of the state de partment. The marriage was to have taken place tomorrow, but last Friday Howe was taken with pneumonia, and his condition has been aggravated by distress of mind because of his inability to keep his wedding engagement tomor row. When Miss Butterworth learned of this fact, she proposed that all for malities be dispensed with, and the wedding ceremony take place at once in Howe's sick room. His physicians de cided that this would be the best possi ble thing for the patient, and accord ingly the wedding occurred today. A Defaulter's Death. i Newport, R. 1., Oct. 29.—Dennis Sul livan, treasurer of the Father Matthew society, whose accounts have been found short, died suddenly today. An autopsy has been ordered, as suicide is suspected. THE BURCHELL FAKE. THE COLONEL, LEWIS LETTER A CLUMSY FORGERY. Testimony from England Proves that Col. Lewis Was in London When the Crime Was Committed. London, Oct. 29. —Inquiries made at Morley's hotel, Trafalgar square, today, to ascertain what truth there was in the story from Montreal, about Burchell, under sentence of death at Woodstock, Canada, for the murder of Benwell, elicted information that Burchell and Colonel Lewis, the alleged author of the letter received by Burchell in which the writer acknowledges that ho killed Ben well, were at the hotel last January. The books of the hotel show that an American, styling himself Colonel Lewis, arrived there January Ist and remained until the 24th. Burchell ar rived January 14th, ami. was a guest ■ .uti* the 18th. Btevens of Montreal, the gentleman who told of seeing Bur chell, Benwell and Colonel Lewis at the hotel, registered at the hotel January 15th and left on the 20th. Colonel Lewis was well known by the servants of the hotel. They retain a vivid recollection of him. They describe him as a pompous-looking man, 5 feet Cinches in height; stout; wore along mustache; complexion inclined to be fair; was a heavy drinker, and generally known as the "colonel." Burchell and Colonel Lewis seemed to be on intimate terms and were often together. They appeared to be well in each other's confidence. Since January the Colonel has often called at the hotel, but did not remain. He left directions that his letters be forwarded to Streatham, Surrey. His exact address has not been traced. Burchell and the colonel, while at the hotel, often invited gentlemen to pass the evening with them. The servants cannot identify any visitor who answered the description given of Benwell. Colonel Lewis went to America in October or November, 1889. His repeated visits to the hotel render it likely he has been out of Eng land since January. A number of the waiters at Morley's hotel state they remember Colonel Lewis to have been "there when the Benwell murder was committed. They remem ber distinctly that the manager of the hotel and the colonel discussed the mur der. Woodstock, Ont., Oct. 29.—The Jack son, Michigan, letter is regarded as the clumsiest fabrication Burchell has yet put forth. 'Ihe examination of the handwriting, and comparison with sam ples of Burchell's, show a very general resemblance between the two, and in some cases a very striking likeness. Rusk Reports Progress. Milwaukee, Oct. 29. —Secretary Rusk, in an interview here, says the reports from inspectors in England, encourage the belief that the restrictions will be removed from American cattle soon. No trace of disease has been found for sev eral months. Everything looks favora ble for the early removal of the French laws against our beef and pork. The secretary expressed satisfaction with the progress of the sugar beet experi ments. The Nebraska factories are do ing splendidly, and no doubt the beet industry will be a great industry in time. Markham and Bowers. San Bernardino, Oct. 29. —Col. Mark ham was met at Colton today by a re ception committee and escorted to the parlor of the Stewart hotel, this city. Here he was visited by many of the leading Republicans of the county. At 7 o'clock a torchlight procession was formed and marched to the hotel. The colonel and party then joined the pro cession, which marched to the pavilion. Markham and Bowers addressed the meeting. Again Arrested. Oakland, Oct. 29. — Deputy Jailor John Morrison, who was discharged from custody by the United States dis trict court, after being tried for allowing Chinese prisoners to escape from the Alameda county jail, was again arrested tonight on the charge of felony. It was claimed the United States courts had no jurisdiction in the case. His bail was fixed at $4000. Referee Raegener has filed a report in the case of Tallmage & Martin, print ers nnd stationers, against the treasurer of the National Republican league, in which ho recommends that the action against the league be dismissed with coats. ALONG THE COAST. Destructive Field and For est Fires. A Puget Sound Steamer Runs on a Rock. Several Trains Wrecked on North- em Roads. The Southern Pacific Coast Line Will Surely Be Constructed—Fruit Shipments. Associated Press Dispatches. San Rafael, Cal., Oct. 29.—For the past ten days a forest fire has been rag ing on the Coast range mountains be- ! tween here and Bolinas. A tract com prising 8000 acres has been burned, and the fire is still burning in an easterly direction. Eight bridges on the road between San Rafael and Bolinas have been burned down. The mail is being carried across Mt. Tamalpais by pony express. Over 200 men are engaged in fighting the fire. The telephone and telegraph lines to Bolinas are down. BEYOND I*ERA I> VENTURE. The Southern Pacific Will Surely Com plete tho Coast Line. San Francisco, Oct. 29.—Vice-Presi pent Towne, of the Southern Pacific rail road, states that the company has de termined beyond peradventure, to con struct a road from Santa Marguerita to Ellwood. Work will begin as soon as the right-of-way and accompanying deeds are procured. In reference to the same matter, Chief Engineer Hood states that the completion of the road will depend entirely upon the wishes of the company regarding the prosecution of the work. A Destructive Brush Fire. Saucelito, Cal., Oct. 29.—A brush fire which started near Olema, has been burning since Saturday night, and indi cations are now strong that the fire will invade Mill valley and vicinity, and that all the vegetation, timber and buildings in a fine stretch of country will be de stroyed. Hundreds of tons of hay have been destroyed, with several barns. The loss will probably reach $15,000. Chinese Quarters Burned. Carson, Nev., Oct. 29.—Fire in China town yesterday caused a loss of $10,000. The property destroyed was insured for $4000. The fire broke out in the center of the Chinese quarter, and caused great « A WIDE-A-WAKE DOG. JT would be scarcely fair to arrest this enterpris ing dog for a breach of the peace, though the chances seem to be that it will have a piece of the breeches. The truth of the matter is, that the animal not only knows a good thing when it sees it, but is determined to have it. Even a yellow dog appreciates the quality of the trousers worn by this young man, which is not to be wondered at seeing that they were bought from the Cor. Spring and Temple Streets. -3fsB A YEARif- I Buys the Daily H hrald and' |2 the Weekly Hbkald. IT IB NEWSY AND CLEAN. FIVE CENTS. excitement among the Chinese. The buildings were looted by rough charac ters, and chickens, ducks, geese and other things stolen. BAN OK A BOCK. A Paget Sound Steamer Meets with a Se rious Accident. Tacoma, Wash., Oct. 29.—The steamer State of Washington met with a serious Occident this morning. She left Tues day night on her regular run down the sound. When she arrived off Chucka- Snt this morning the fog was heavy and le steamer ran on to a rock. A portion of her cargo had to be thrown over board. The last reports from her state that the vessel is full of water and liable to sink at any time. The amount of the damage is not known. A Wheat Elevator Burned. Walla Walla, Wash., Oct. 29.—At an early hour this morning the North ern Pacific wheat elevator at Eureka Junction, on the Huntington line, twenty miles west of here, was totally consumed by fire, together with 60,000 bushels of wheat. It is thought the fire was set by tramps sleeping in the basement. The total loss is $100,000: fully insured. Stanford at Chtco. Cinco,Oct. 29. —Hon. Leland Stanford reached this city this afternoon from Vina. The party was met by a band and many prominent citizens and escorted to the Park hotol, where, after a dinner given by the Republican club, a recep tion was held. At 8 o'clock the party ttas escorted to Armory hall. The sen ator spoke about half an hour, and waa followed by Mr. Fitch. The Season's Fruit Shipments. San Francisco, Oct. 29.—The fruit shipments are falling off as the season is approaching its close. The total shipments to date are 2790 carloads, or about 61,000,000 pounds, fully one-third larger than last season. For the week ended October 25th, the number of car loads shipped was 91, and for the pre vious week 141. In the Hands of a Receiver. Corvallis, Ore., Oct. 29. —The Oregon Pacific railroad company and Willam ette Valley and Coast railroad company have been placed in the hands of a re ceiver, on petition of the Farmers' Loan and Trust company of New York, repre senting the bondholders. T. E. Hogg, president of both companies, was ap pointed receiver. A Bad Freight Wreck. Pendleton, Ore., Oct. 29.—A freight train on the Union Pacific was wrecked near here last night. Two engines were attached to the train and an axle of one engine broke, piling up both engines and a number of freight cars. The track was torn up for some distance, and trains both ways delayed several hours.