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Stands for the Interests of
Southern California.
VOL. XXXV.—NO. 26.
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
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
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
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-
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 'Friscos aud Oaklands Win Sunday's
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
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
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
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
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.
Great Significance Attached to the
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.
An Incendiary Plot at San .lose Given
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.
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
Prof. Koch's Remedy Proved to Be a
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.
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
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
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,
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.
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.
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.

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