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LOS ANGELES HERALD.
HE HERALD Stands for the Interests of Southern California. SUBSCRIBE" FOR IT. VOL. XXXV.—NO. 26. CHAFF FOR FARMERS Secretary Rusk Files His Annual Report. Good Crops and Better Prices Doe to the Tariff. That Is the Sum and Substance of Jerc's Argument. But Just the Same the Farmers Have Repudiated the Admistra tion's Policy. Associated Press Dispatches. Washington, Nov. 9.—The secretary of agriculture has presented his annual report to the president. By comparing prices at Chicago for October I.6th of 1890 and of 188!), he shows a marked in crease in the values of agricultural pro ducts, especially of cereals. A tabular statement of the agricultural exports of the last fiscal year, including live ani mals, barley, hops,potatoes, hay, cheese, eggs, flax, wool, tobacco, wines, etc., the old and the new tariff rates being given for each, indicates a material increase in import duties on these articles, and shows each to have been imported in considerable quantities. The secretary says that without ignoring the effects of natural causes in enhancing vaiues, it is evident that the economic legislation of the last session of congress has directly benefited the farmers. The im proved value of cereals is, he believes, largely due to silver legislation, which, moreover, has lessened the in fluence of Russia and India, our wheat competitors in the British markets. Our increased export trade in cattle and animal products, another cause of congratulation, he traces to the ener getic and effective measures adopted for the eradication of pleuropneumonia, and to the growingappreciation at home and abroad of the department's ability to suppress or effectually control contag ious animal diseases. He declares that not a single case of contagious pleuro pneumonia has been alleged to exsist among American cattle shipped to Brit ish ports since March last. Similar energy has been directed to our pork in terests. The secretary strongly recom mends an inspection law more compre hensive |than the present one, for ani mals slaughtered for inter-state or foreign trade. The outlook for the home sugar in dustry is considered favorable. An an alysis by the department chemist of beets grown in various states, from seed distributed last spring, indicates a high per cent, of sugar, and affords what is regarded as conclusive prool that large sections of the country are adapted to the successful culture of the sugar beet. The practical results obtained in Ne braska and Kansas, he says, demon strate the feasibility of home grown sugar manufacture. In the bureau of animal industry, ar rangements have been perfected for a dairy division, the establishment of which has been delayed somewhat by lack of the necessary legislation. Co-operation with experiment sta tions has been undertaken in important lines, including experiments with grass es in the arid region, and the trial of new economic plants, the collection of agricultural statistics, of reports of growing crops and of the probable sup ply of staple products in the markets of the world. The production of raw silk as an in digenous industry, is referred to in not very encouraging terms, though its im portance is emphasized by reference to the imports of raw silks, which have largely increased during the year, and are valued a year at upwards of $24,000, --000; but the necessity for favorable legislation, as well as for improvements in machinery, is insisted upon. Encouraging words are spoken with reference to flax culture, Secretary Rusk believing that the recent changes" in the tariff on linens will serve to en courage manufacturers to provide a market for homegrown flax. Irrigation and artesian supply of water are made a subject of special ref erence. Reference ia made to the forthcoming transfer of the weather bureau to the department of agriculture, with a declar ation of the secretary's desire to widen the present scope of the bureau, so as to increase its present benefits to agri culture. He strongly insists on the ne cessity for more frequent representation of the department at the meeting of ag ricultural and kindred societies. The possibility of serving the corn growers throughout the country by ex tending the market for Indian" corn in foreign countries has engaged the secre tary's attention, with the result that he has appointed a special agent abroad, having special qualifications for this duty; to investigate and report upon the possibilities of promoting the con sumption of Indian corn in European countries. In concluding, the report says: "A careful review of the events of the past year, and a general survey of the agri cultural field today, betoken a marked improvement in the condition of our agriculturists, and promise well for their future well being." He ends by declaring that he looks forward with confidence to the time when in the high quality of its work, as well as in the magnitude of its enter prise, the agriculture of the United States shall not only lead all other in dustries in this country, but shall be the leader in this great industry of all other countries." DECLARED A DRAW. A Slogging Match. Stopped on Account of Darkness. Memphis, Nov. 9. —A fight here be tween Reddy Brennan of Streator, 111., and Tommy Danforth of New Orleans, was declared a draw at the end of the eighth round, on account of darkness. Tne first round of the fight was very tame. In the second, Brennan knocked Danforth over the ropes, but the latter quickly regained his feet and drew first blood from over Brennan's left eye. After this there was considerable in- 11 fighting, and some good exchanges, but no eerious work. In the latter part of the seventh Brennan knocked Danforth down, and when he arose grasped him about the neck and waß beginning to pummel him, when the referee sep arated them. At the end of the eighth the referee stopped the fight on account of the darkness. It is not known when it will be resumed. RESTLESS BELGIANS. Eight Hour and Universal Suffrage Agi tation Kept Up. Brussels, Nov. 9. —Meetings were held throughout Belgium today in favor of an eight-hour working day and universal suffrage. Many speakers advocated a Belgian republic. Money was collected in anticipation of a general strike. Bills were thrown over the barrack walls in Brussels, enjoining the soldiers to co operate with the workingmen. TRACT TO THE SUPREME BENCH. A Defeated Congressman to Succeed Hlin in the Cabinet. Chattanooga. Term., Nov. 9.—The Times will publish tomorrow morning a statement that Hon. H. Clay Evans, present congressman from this district, defeated by the Democratic nominee last Tuesday, will be a member of President Harrison's cabinet, succeeding Secretary Tracy, who will be tendered a seat on the supreme bench. A Collision on the Water. San Francisco, Nov. 9. —As the steam whaler Orca was entering port today, she ran down a Whitehall boat, which was anchored off the Harrison-street wharf. Two men, named Feidel and Cameron, were thrown into the water. Feidel was drowned. SHAMED INTO ACTION. ENGLAND FORCED TO AFFORD RE LIEF TO SUFFERING IRELAND. The American Committee for the Relief of Famine Withdraws Its Appeal for Aid—American Generosity Did It. New York, Nov. 9.—The American committee for the relief of famine in Ireland, has issued a public statement announcing that it temporarily with draws its appeal to the American peo ple. The statement says: While at the time the appeal was issued there was no reason to believe that the distress would be relieved otherwise than by American generostiy, the British government has been since spurred on to investigate the matter and to undertake a sys tem of public works in the dis tressed districts, which, by affording partial relief, will at least postpone fam ine. The committee has good reason to believe that this sudden activity of the British government is largely due to the prompt sympathy and support spontan eously offered from this country, and ac cordingly congratulates the American people on having secured for the suffer ers in Ireland a substantial hope of re lief, without the expenditure of a dollar. It also has been represented by the vis iting Irish delegates that it would pro duce an interfering element in Irish pol itics, if aid in any shape should be sent to Ireland by any charitable agency be fore the present resources of the imper illed peasants are exhausted. The situation of the political parties in Ire land is peculiar, and the committee is strenuously anxious to avoid creating new complications by interference of any sort. These representations of the accredited envoys of the Irish people are therefore entitled to consideration, so long as there is no immediate danger of actual suffering by famine. When that point is reached, if it does, the commit tee will, with the full approval of the Irish leaders, renew its appeal. The crisis will come about the close of the year, and it will then be apparent whether the pledges of the British gov ernment are to be kept, and whether the relief measures provided under its auspices will be adequate. Boston's Contribution. Boston, Nov. 9.—The Irish leaders held a reception this afternoon at the Boston theater, which was packed with people. Speeches were made by all the delegates. Another meeting was held tonight at the Globe theater. The re ceipts at the two meetings aggregate $5000, in addition to which the audience pledged about $3600. BASEBALL. The 'Friscos aud Oaklands Win Sunday's Games* San Francisco, Nov. 9.—Oakland had everything its own way today in the game with Sacramento. The Oaklands did some remarkable batting, while Cobb held Sacramento down to a few scattering hits. Both sides did some good fielding, but it was Oakland's day, and the Sacramentos could not keep near them. Score, 14 to 4. Stockton, Nov. 9.—The Stocktons and San Franciscos played a pretty game to day, which for six innings was interest ing and exciting, but in the seventh the home team got careless, and on a pair of errors, a single and a base on balls three runs were scored by the 'Friscos, and the game was lost by a score of 8 to 6. Mining; Property to Be Partitioned. Carson, Nev., Nov. 9.—Saturday L. T. Hatfield, at Sacramento, attorney for Newton Booth, ex-Governor of Califor nia, and associates, instituted action in the United States circuit court for this district, against Alfred Welsh and oth ers, asking for a partition of the Illinois, Sand Mound, Nevada, White Pine and Bloomington mines, in the Lodi mining district, Nye county. D. A. Bender, of this city, was appointed receiver to take possession at once. These mines are very valuable and have been good pro ducers, and noted throughout central Nevada for the past three years. Ben der will continue work, employing the same mining force as formerly. Sogasta'g Popularity. Barcelona, Nov. 9.—Ex-Premier So gasta, who is making a political tour of the country, received an ovation here today. On his arrival he was carried from the railway station to his carriage on the shoulders of the crowd; the horses were unharnessed and the car riage dragged in triumph through the streets. MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 10, 1890. IN DARKEST AFRICA. The Scandal About Stanley's Rear Guard. Bonny Publishes His Charges Against Bartelot. Horrible Atrocities Committed by Stanley's Lieutenant. Women Beaten and Boys Kicked and Lashed to Death—Jamieson's Sketch Book. Associated Tress Disyiatehes. London, Nov. 9.— The Times this morning publishes a three-column signed statement from Bonny, who opens by regretting that Bartelot's brother forced the disclosure of a pain ful story. Bonny says Stanley only heard of the poisoning suspicions from him on the 20th of October. Bonny says Bartelot and Jamie aon, after questioning the Arabs belonging to Stanley's previous ex pedition, as to the fate of Peacock and others, expresaed the opinion that Stanley would poison anybody. He ad mitted that rumors to that effect were current in Europe, but nothing was ever proved against Stanley. Bonny confirms the report that Barte lot asked him for tasteless poison with which to remove Tippoo's nephew, Selim, with whom he had had a quarrel. Bonny hid all the provisions. Bartelot did not make further attempts to poison Selim. Bonny confirms the statement that Bartelot deliberately hit a woman. For this Bartelot would have been lynched if Bonny had not rescued him. Bonny has not the slightest doubt that the boy Soudi died from the effects of a kick given him by Bartelot. A Boy Lashed to Death. He confirms the statement that the mission boy, John Henry, who acted as interpreter, died from the effects of 300 lashes He did not desert, as stated, but was left on the road. The boy was afraid to come back because he had sold Bartelot's re volver to procure food. The major re captured the boy and had him publicly sentenced to be shot, not intending to carry out the sentence. The whole camp threatened todeeertif the sentence was carried out. Bartelot then ex claimed: "By G —d, I will give him 300 lashes I" Henry became insensible after receiv ing thirty lashes. The scene waa the most horrible he (Bonny) ever saw. Mortification set in, and the flesh of the victim fell in pieces to the ground. His body swelled to twice its ordinary size, and he died in twenty-four hours. Bonny tells of the unprovoked stab bing of Chief Ungunga by Major Bartelot, with a penknife. He declares that the best of feeling prevailed in the village till the major arrived, when he immediately caused trouble by extrava gant demands and threats. Bonny confirms several other charges, and tells about the killing of aZanzibari by Bartelot, who, after beating the man frightfully with a staff, smashed his skull with it. Bartelot, he says, pro jected an expedition of his own to reach Cassati and not go to TJnyoro. Bartelot's Last Crime. Bonny confirms Stanley's account of the murder of Bartelot, except that Bar telot had hot a cypress staff, but a re volver in his hand, and punched and kicked the woman. Bonny justifies the sentence of death of the Soudanese soldier, Burgan Mohommed, but says Stanley ia entirely correct instating that Bartelot projected an expedition of his own, by which it was planned to reach Casati and not to go to TJnyoro. Bonny threatened that he would enlist tho assistance of the Arabs to frustrate this plan, and therefore it was dropped. He never thought Stanley was dead. With regard to Stanley's charge against him of lack of initiative, Bonny says he is glad Bartelot's blood is not on his head, as it would have been had he violently resisted and tried to stop Bartelot's going. Had he done so, the whole camp so execrated the major, that in the moment of the raising of Bonny's hand, Bartelot would have been torn limb from limb. Bonny admits that combined action might have succeeded, but the relations of the officers were too strained, and a single written protest would have made the protester a marked man, and it was no slight matter to incur Barte lot's dislike. Jamieson's Sketch Book. Bonny declarea that he has no doubt of the correctness of the Jamieaon story, and Jamieaon showed him the cannibal istic scene sketch book and described it in detail. Six sketches are now in the possession of Jamieson's widow. They represent the tying up, killing and carving of the girl, the distribution of the flesh, natives scrambling for pieces, and cooking and feasting. Bonny declarea that he told Bartelot's brother of the whole proceedings, and that had he published his complete diary, it would have thrown much light on the affair. Bartelot Was Insane. He save, in conclusion, he can only believe that Bartelot waß inaane. He wrote to tiiia effect in 1888 to Sir Walter Bartelot, relating his reasons for this belief, and he thought it a pity the dead man's relatives failed to take this char itable view. A Communication From Stanley. A communication from Stanley ap pears in this morning's Times, in which he gives the names of persons who in formed him of the Jamieeon incident. He says Jamieson said if such a charge were brought against him, he would deny it. He also says a clergyman in Lon don had seen a negro's head and neck which Jamieson had sent home to be stuffed. Stanley adds he could not have believed the story him self had not Jamieson appeared to glory in the fact that he was the only white man who had seen cannibalism. The Times calls upon Bartelot's brother and Mrs. Jamieson to publish eyerything in their possession, in order that the whole dreadful business may be cleared up. The Emln Relief Committee's Denial. The Emm relief committee publishes a denial of the statements that they de sired to acquire Emm's ivory, rather than to rescue Emm's life. The committee say they only stipulated that if ivory was found, it should be used to defray their expenses, but that none was received. The expedition cost them £14,350, and Stanley gave his ser vices gratuitously, besides throwing up engagements of the value of £10,000, and further, generously placing at the disposition of the committee all sums which the press might pay for his letters on the expedi tion, which sums amounted to £2000. Stanley was personally responsible for the selection of the members of his staff and the agreements made with them. Tried and Acquitted. Ei.mira, N. V., Nov. 9. —O. S. Whea ton, ex-grand chief of the Order of Rail way Conductors, was tried here yester day on the charges preferred by ex- Grand Secretary Daniels, and acquitted, Daniels failing to substantiate his charges. Decided to Strike. ■Rsenock, Mass., Nov. 9. —A meet ing of railway men today decided to go out on a strike on account of the com panies refusing either to lessen hours or submit the men's demands to arbitration. REMARKABLE ROMANCE. A TIME-WORN STORY FROM KAN SAS CITY. A Brother and Sister Separated When In fants, Subsequently Meet, Fall in Lore With Each Other and Wed. Kansas City, Nov. 9.—A moat remark able romance came to light today. Twenty-five yeara ago two babies, broth er and sister, were abandoned in Castle Garden by their parents. They were adopted by different people, and tbe girl lived with her foster mother, Mrs. Evans, in Philadelphia. The boy was adopted by a man named Barr, grew up, learned a trade and went to Philadel phia. There he met Miss Evans, fell in love with her, and in due course of time they were married and came to Kansas City to live. A few years ago Mrs. Evans died, and soon after a rela tiw in Canada died intestate, leaving a large fortune. Detectives in searching for Mrß. Evaiiß'a adopted child discov ered the atory and told it to Mr. and Mrs. Barr. No issue has resulted from the marriage. Legal proceedings will at once be taken to annul it, and the brother and sister will then take pos session of the fortune. CAPRIvTS VISIT. Great Significance Attached to the Event. Milan, Nov. 9. —General Yon Caprivi left for Berlin this morning, after bid ding a cordial farewell to Prime Minister Ciispi. As the train moved off the chancellor was vociferously cheered. Rome, Nov. 9.—Prime Minister Cria pi's organ, the Riforma, says the visit of the German chancellor to Italy is an event over which the two nations should rejoice, as it affords a fresh con firmation of the existence of friendly relations between the two countriea. It is a political event of the first order, indicating a change of system nnd be lief in high quarters in the existence of other forces better adapted to combat socialism than the Christian conserva tive party, which will be replaced by the Jewish middle-class liberals, but the turn of the conservatives will come around again in July. Monarchy in France proved that the middle class ia incapable of governing. FOR THE INSURANCE. An Incendiary Plot at San .lose Given Away. San Jose, Nov. 9. —A bold conspiracy to burn a building for the insurance waß unearthed by officers here yesterday, and J. H. Aiken, Nat Goodwin and Charlea C. Branson are now under ar reat. Aiken, a saloon keeper, with a store worth $200, insured for $1800, made an agreement with Branson, hia barkeeper, to burn the saloon for $200, Branson informed insurance agents Roberts, Austin and Darby, and an officer was given knowledge. On advice of the district attorney, it waa concluded to let the fire be set, and leave a'man present to smother it. The man did not show up, and the building was burned about half down. It was the property of James Phelan. Loss, $500; no insurance. The agreement be tween Aiken and Branson was overheard by two concealed witnesses. BREACH OF FAITH. A Bare Incident in the History of the London Stock Exchange. London, Nov. 9. —A rare incident in the history of the stock exchange oc curred during the past week. It was the action of the committee in expelling from the institution, Percival P. Prees ton, a broker, for breech of faith with a client. It aeems that the client ordered Preeston to sell a large parcel of Mexi can securities, but the broker, disre garding the interest of his client, first sold for himself, thus spoiling his client's market. HOPE FOR CONSUMPTIVES. Prof. Koch's Remedy Proved to Be a Success. Berlin, Nov. 9. —Prof. Bergmann in oculated fifteen consumptive patients Thursday by Prof. Koch's process, and on the following day exhibited one of the patients before a number of physi cians in order to show the change that had resulted within twenty-four hours. The Botsen Courier saya it has authority for the statement that Prof. Koch's remedy has proved to be a success. Arrived in London. ! London, Nov. 9.—The Count of Paria and the Duke of Orleans, accompanied by their suites, have arrived in London. ANARCHIST DAY. The Living Pay Tribute to the Dead. A Tame Celebration of the Chi cago Execution. The Speakers Omit Their Usually Fiery Utterances. A Hanging in Colorado—Negro Despera does Esoape From the Kan sas City Jail. Associated Press Dispatches. Chicago, Nov. 9.—Armfuls of flowers, sympathetic speeches and a parade of 2000 people marked the celebration today of the third anniversary of the execution of the anarchists. Decorum characterized all the exercises. The speeches in., comparison with the old time frenzied utterances, were mild almost to tameness. The weather was cold and cheerless. The procession marched through several down-town streets with banners furled and draped with crape. When the special train reached the cemetery, the procession again formed and marched past the grave of each, as it went by depositing ita floral offering until the graves were piled high with a mass of red and white flowers in various designs. The crowd then assembled in front of a small platform and lis tened to speeches. George Schmeidinger said the purpose of the assemblage was to commemorate the murder of com rades by the machinery of capital. L. S.Oliver said: "The memory of the noble dead will stir the laboring men to do and dare, and when that time comes let somebody beware. Though scaffolds and gibbets are built at every cross road, let us have the courage, comrades, to go onward." H. E. Bartholomew, inj his address, said: "Excitement over the assassina tion of Lincoln was as nothing com pared with the influence of the hanging of the anarchists." He eulogized the dead as new John Browns. Other speeches were made in German and English, and the crowd quietly dis persed. DESPERADOES ESCAPE. Seven Desperate Negroes Overpower a Kansas City Jailor. Kansas City, Nov. 9 desperate negroes escaped from the county jail this morning, by knocking down the jailor, A PHENOMENAL CATCH. Special to the Herald.] Redondo, November 9th. —The citizens of this place' were thrown into a state of great excitement this afternoon by the strangest catch ever known in these waters. The angler, a well-known resident, was armed with a bamboo rod of onty ordinary size. He had waited in vain for a bite for nearly half an hour when he felt, at the end of his line, a fish evidently endowed with enormous strength. The battle which ensued has probably never been paralleled in piscatorial annals. It attracted two-thirds of the popula tion of the village, so rapidly was the exciting news circu lated. The beholders could scarcely believe their eyes when, as the finny monster was drawn out of the water, its side was found to be adorned with the business card of the LONDON CLOTHING CO., whose bargains are now attracting almost as diikL attention as the fish itself will receive from anglers all over ihe country. -£$8 A YEI A R It- Buys the Duly Hrbald and »2 the Wiiily Ukkald. IT IS NEWSY AND CLEAN. FIVE CENTS. who let them out into the corridor to empty the slops, and taking away his keys. He was seriously injured, but will recover. Five of the prisoners were recaptured during the day, only one, Peter Jackson, offering resistance. He had the jailor's revolver and tried to kill two policemen, but was clubbed nearly to death. Green Reed, a murderer, and Richard Pendleton, a highwayman, are still at large. HANGING IN COLORADO. The State Press Defies the Law aa to- Publishing the New*. Canon City, Colo., Nov. 9. —Noverto Griego was hanged in the state peniten tiary at 6 o'clock last night for the mur der of W. C. Underwood at Trinidad last June. The execution was the first one to take place under the law requir ing the death sentence to be carried out within the walls of the prison, and pro hibiting the press from publishing an account. The state press, however, dis regarded this clause in the law. The hanging was guarded so well by Warden Lemping that it was after midnight be fore it became known outside the walls. Poisoned His Wife. Chicago, Nov. 9. —William Bennett, a street-car driver, was arrested tonight, charged with poisoning his wife. A year or so ago Bennett married a well-to-do widow. A short time ago she was ill and called in a physician. After taking his medicine some time, it was discov ered that instead of getting better, she was growing worse, and an investigation by her friends resulted in the discovery that Bennett had been systematically adulterating her medicine with carbolic acid. She will probably die. Murdered His Sweetheart. Fokt Wayne, Ind., Nov. 9. —Miss Ida Snyder, a beautiful young woman, was shot and killed today by Bert Shurt, her lover, who was insanely jealous because attentions were paid her by other young men. Shurt afterwards suicided. A Scow Wrecked. Milwaukee, Nov. 9. —The scow Becker was wrecked off Ahrapee this morning, and cook Bernard lost. The other mem bers of the crew remained in the rig ging five hours, and are in a seriouscon dition as the result of their exposure. Cottrell's Slayer Acquitted Montoomery, Ala., Nov. 9. —Chief of Police Gerald, who killed Cottrell, the notorious ex-mayor of Cedar Keys, Fla., has been acquitted on the grounds of justifiable homicide. Killed Wife and Self. Corsicana, Tex., Nov. 9. —William G. Vallie, a railroad conductor, last night killed his wife and then suicided. The cause of the tragedy is unknown. Died En Route Home. Kansas City, Nov. 9.— H. S. Mills, a j baker and prominent citizen of this j place, died today while en route home | from New York.