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LOS ANGELES HERALD.
THE HERALD Stands for the Interests of Southern California. SUBSCRIBE FOR IT. VOL. XXXV.—NO. 47. THE LAST STRAW. The Parnell Camel's Back Is Broken. The American Envoys Renounce His Leadership. All But Timothy Harrington Sign the Manifesto. The Irish Clergy and Other Influential Bodies Demand His Immediate Abdication Associated Press Dispatches. Chicaoo. Nov. 30. —The view., of the Irish envoys now in America, excepting Timothy Harrington, were cabled to ■Justin McCarthy, vice chairman of the Irish parliamentary party, tonight. The delegates say, in part: "Our sense of the matchless genius of Mr. Parnell as leader; of the imperish able services he has rendered the Irish cause; of the courage, integrity and splendid success with which he has led our people for ten years, and the per sonal respect and affection which for years bound us to him. have made us suspend to the last possible moment onr judgment against his further leader ship. The obligation to express that judgment is to all of us the most painful duty of our lives. No earthly considera tion could move us to our determina tion, except the solemn conviction that we are driven to choose be tween Parnell and the destruction of our country's cause. The manifesto which Parnell has just issued cuts us'off from the last hope to which we clung. Anxious to avoid a word that might em bitter this controversy, we shall not dwell upon the cruel injustice with which he treats the members of the paitythat has followed him with a loyalty and affection, such as no leader ever experienced before. His recollec tion of their fealty to him in the darkest hour of his trials, might well have saved them from the imputation that any section of them could have allowed their integrity to be sapped by Liberal wire pullers. "The method in which, ignoring the origin of the present calamitous situa tion, Mr. Parnell has endeavored to fasten the responsibility for it upon Gladstone and Morley, compels us to disassociate ourselves in the strongest manner from an imputation which we believe reckless and unjust. "We view withabhorrence the attacks made on Parnell by his public and pri vate enemies under the cover of his pres ent difficulties. To attacks like this, ad dressed to a man of a proud and strong spirit, we may attribute many of the terrible dangers with which Ireland is now threatened, and we fear they may do the further mischief «f diverting the minds of many people from the grave national to purely personal issues. In natural resentment of an ungenerous at tack on a great leader in the hour of stress and disaster, but while making every possible allowance for Parnell's feelings, we consider it unjust to the English people and lamentable from the point of view of international good feel ing, to describe as English wolves those who have not been able to bring them selves to the same view to which grati tude and necessity for union impelled Parnell's colleagues and countrymen. "The pica of Parnell that Gladstone's letter involves the claim to dictate to the Irish party and thereby strike at the independence of that party, as a strictly Irish national body, is otic calcu lated to inspire every Irish Nationalist with alarm, if that plea were not an ob vious fallacy. Whatever differences of opinion may exist as to the haste with which Gladstone's letter was made pub lic, it was obviously not his hostility to his home rule, but his earnest desire to save it from disaster that prompted Gladstone to write his letter. We de plore that the difficulties of Gladstone's position were not frankly recognized by Parnell, and that, on the contrary, friendly private communications, obvi ously made with the view of smoothing the passage of the home rule bill, have been made the basis of insinuations of treachery to the Irish cause. By his conviction, again and again expressed, that home rule to be effective must be such a measure as will satisfy the Irish people, Gladstone is bound to" a full and ample measure of self-government to Ireland. To offer any other scheme would be not only an act of incredible baseness, but of incredible folly ; and we emphat ically seperate ourselves from any such charge against Gladstone." Referring to Morley's suggestion that aome of the Irish party should co-operate in carrying out the Irish programme on Liberal lines, the manifesto says: "No body who knows Morley's character will doubt that the suggestion was made in the honest belief that the Liberal minis try would be helped in the difficult work ot carrying through the details of the Irish home rule bill by the co-operation of their Irish colleagues, and it was not an insidious attempt on the integrity and independence of the Irish party." It continues: "We have now to con front the statement that Parnell's leadership opens an impossible gulf be tween the representatives of Ireland and thi liberal party, who have faith fully curved their "side of the agree ment, md the situation is aggravated by hisJeplorable expressions of ill-will towart the British people, who have agair and again within the past five yearfmanifested their determination to do jutice to Ireland, and have by their votesparalyzed the arm of coercion. In deliUately bringing things to this posi tion, nrnell lias entered upon a rash and fatl path upon which every con sideratn of Ireland's safety, as well as of persoal honor, forbid lis absolutely to folio him. " Wjt Mr. Parnell asks us to do, strippeof all side issues, iH to sacrifice all hop of an early settlement of the Irish stiggle to his resolve to maintain his peraal position. We are driven to choose tween our leader and our cause. Uhat said choice we cannot hesitate ;e are convinced that the calm but reeoUjcourse of action of our party in this crl emergency will redound to the advantage of the cause of furnishing conclusive testimony of the capacity of our party and people for self-govern meat. We cannot relinquish the hope that in the face of such de cisive action by the representatives of the Irish people, Parnell's sense of patriotism will withhold him from plunging Ireland into those horrors of dissension which have so often robbed her of liberty at the moment it was within her grasp, and save him from un doing in one passionate honr the results of all his incomparable services to his country." STRANOELY I NltKAl . Parnell'g Mother Kept In Blissful Ignor ance of the Stampede. CnicAoo. Nov. 30. —Tonight while O'Brien, Gill and O'Connor were draw ing up the document severing their con nection with Parnell on the linos agreed upon with their colleagues in the after noon, the other delegates, Dillon, Sulli van and Harrington, were dining in an other part of the city in company with Mrs. Parnell, the aged mother of the man live of them had decided must le tire. So far as can be learned, knowl edge of what had been done was kept from the old lady, and to those who knew wlvtt WM going on down town, the scene must have seemed strangely unreal. The delegates who signed the mani festo were deeply agitated this evening, but felt that they had taken the only proper course. It was announced late tonight that Harrington, who did not sign the manifesto, will separate from his comrades and return to Ireland. In an interview Harrington said the leader ship of Parnell was absolutely necessary to success. He denies the" unity and independence of the Irish party, and deeuis Parnell's leadership necessary for this. BfOKLEV'S MANIFESTO. Be Alleges Hint Parnell Has Done Him Gross Injustice. Lon»on, Nov. 30.—Morley has written the press in reply to Parnell's action with reference to the land bill. Both Gladstone and himself completely recog nized that their relations with the Irish party were those of an independent al liance, and not a fusion. "Parnell," he says, "imputed to me the remark able object of absorbing the Irish party into English politics by msans of office. I made no such proposal. It was natural that in a free confidential dis cussion of the possible future, I should wish to make sure for Gladstone's in formation that Parnell would still hold to his self-denying declaration of 1880. His answer was what I fully antici pated," Morely says that Tarnell's account of what passed on the game occasion on the subject of evicted tenants of the plan-of-campaign estates, is incorrect. Though he, (Morely), foresaw difficulty in the way of the legislation, he never said that he or any of his colleagues had formed any conclusions against this leg islation. He did say that, whether by direct or indirect action, evicted tenants ought not to be allowed to suffer. He never hinted that it would be impossi ble for an Irish parliament to do any thing in the matter. In conclusion he says that on Novem ber 10th he was under the most distinct impression that Parnell did not object to the suggestions thrown out at Hawarden a year ago, as subjects for provisional examination, if those suggestions were likely to make the scheme generally ac ceptable to Great Britain. PAKNBI.L.'H ATTITUDE. He Usee Vitin Threats To Bring Glad> stone to Terms. London, Nov. 30. —Parnell and such of his party as support him, had a confer ence last night. It is understood that Condon, Koche, Deasy and Lane urged Parnell to retire. Parnell, however, ex pressed his determination to fight to the last. If Parnell's supporters adopt ob structive tactics at the meeting to morrow, the anti-Parnellites will leave the meeting in a body and vote for his retirement, else where. The report is current that un less Gladstone withdraws the denials in his letter, Parnell will produce proofs hitherto withheld of the accuracy of his statement. There is a rumor that Parnell has of forred to retire voluntarily, if Gladstone will sign a paper pledging himself to in cluded in the next home rule bill certain points Specified by Parnell. The Daily Telegraph says Parnell has sent an ultimatum to Gladstone with the threat that unless lie received within twenty-four hours a reply favorable to his interests, he will reveal everything concerning the relations between the English radical party and himself. Glad stone ignored it. THE IRISH CLERGY. Archbishops Walsh and Crobe Say Par- neli Must Abdicate. Dublin, Nov. 30. —Archbishop Walsh, in an interview today, said his recent utterances were guarded because Par nell had not then spoken. Now, he says, unless Parnell clears himself of the charge of adultery, the party taking him as their leader will not find t he support, co-operation or confidence of the Irish bishops. Parnell's breach of Glad stone's contidence,|the archbishop con sidered blamable. Archbishop Croke, in a telegram to McCarthy, said: "All are sorry for Parnell; but still in God's name let him retire quietly and with good grace from the leadership. If he does, the party will remain united in an honorable alli ance with the Gladstonians, and home rule will be certain. If he does not, the alliance will be dissolved, home rule in definitely postponed, coercion perpet uated, evicted tenants hopelessly crush ed, and public confidence outraged." Cheers for Parnell. Cork, Nov. 30. —Parnell was expected to arrive here this morning, and a large crowd gathered at the station. The mayor and a committee of the National league were in waiting to present him an address of welcome and confidence, and a thousand persons, accompanied by bands of music, were in hue. He did not came, aud after giving thrr j hearty cheers for Parnell, the crowd liaj 'rsed. Samson and Del' London, Nov. 30.—Mt; Brighton with her four daughters, and Parnell was with bar during thg parlia mentary recess. He returned to Brighton after the trial 01 tl case. i MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 1, 1890. THE NEW NAVY. Secretary Tracy Issues His Annual Report. Ships That Sail Under Uncle Sam's Flag. Their Number Too Sparse to Be of Much Account. Harbor Defense Ships Especially Needed. A Naval Militia Deserving of Encouragement. Associated Press DiSDfttches. Washington, Nov. 30.—1n his annual report Secretary of the Navy Tracy gives much interesting information about the new navy. Among the uncompleted craft special mention is made of the armored cruiser New York, as the vessel in which has been attained the unusual combination of great offensive and de fensive power, with extraordinary coal endurance and high speed. Her arma ment is unequalled by any ship of the cruiser type in the world, and it gives her chances not to be despised should she be driven to encounter a battle ship. Three battle-ships now building, one in San Francisco, are declared to be vessels whose equal as fighting ships does not exist today. There are others of grcatersize, but none of greater power or efficiency. Much space is also de voted to tho triple-screw protected cruisers, which have a formidable arma ment, enormous horsepower, speed faster than any ocean greyhound now in existence, and coal endurance which, with ordinary cruising time, gives her an endurance of 103 days, or a radius of action of 25,520 knots. Six ships like her would exterminate the commerce of any country under the present conditions of commerce protec tion. Regarding armor, the Bethlehem Iron company is still disappointing the department in getting its plant com pleted. The time now fixed ior its com pletion is July, 1891, nearly two years after the contract time. Another con tract has been made with Carnegie & Co., binding the firm to begin the de livery of armor m June next, and deliver SUI) tons per mouth thereafter. If both firms come up to the expectation, it will take two years from July, 1891, to com plete the armor for the ships now au thorized. The report deals at length with ex periments with compound nickel and steel plate. Before entering upon its extensive purchase, it was thought wise to make further tests, and nickel amounting in value to about $50,000 has been purchased. No more will be pro cured until complete exhaustive experi ments demonstrate the success of the plate beyond doubt. In discussing ordnance matters, the secretary particularly calls attention to the reduction in the cost of making guns and gun carriages, which the Washing ton gun factory has accomplished. To take a single instance, the government under the old contract paid $8600 per gun for the manufacture of 8-inch rittes, aside from the cost of the forgings. The Washington gun factory in 1888 manu factured them ior $5163, and this year for $2772. Armor-piercing projectiles hitherto re ceived from private firms in this coun try, having proved unsatisfactory, a con tract has been made for a quantity of foreign process to be manulnctured in tliis country, while the department will still endeavor to bring about arrange ments to secure satisfactory American projectiles. The diversity of rapid-firing guns has led the department to look with favor upon the plan to limit the rapid-firing pieces to six-pounder aud one-pounder caliber,and abandon the three-pounders aud 47 and 37 millimeters as eoou as practicable. The Hotchkiss company, not having been able yet to produce satisfactory Howell torpedoes, arrangements have been made with the Whitehead com pany, whereby an American company will shortly be enabled to supply the navy a number of their torpedoes. When the Hotchkiss perfect theirs they are to bo given tests. Of torpedoes others than automobile, the Patrick tor pedo, electrically directed from the shore, has undergone a successful test. Regarding the personnel of the service, the secretary repeats the recommenda tion of Chief Engineer Melville and other heads of bureaus, for an increase of the number of officers. Considerable .-pace ia given to naval militia, the want of which is declared to ho one of the most vital defects in our system. Reference is made to the active interest in the subject in some of the eastern states and the Pacific coast, the past two years, and the secretary says all that it is needed is such action 6n the part of congress as will put the naval militia on the same footing as the land militia. The general estimates for the support of the navy, including public works and the marine corps, the next liscal year, show a total of $1,352,590 less than last year, and $150,000 less than the current year's appropriation. The estimate for the increase of the navy is $18,471, --000, against $9,380,000 for last year. The largest part of this increase, how ever, is for payments on outstanding contracts. The secretary draws especial atten tion to the necessity of most of the vulnerable points along our coasts for adequate protection from foreign fleets. No land force, however resolute or numerous, Jcould be effective. Even when all the ships now authorized are completed, we should not have a fight ing chance, our line of defense being so long and its parts bo divided and remote. Nothing short of a force of battleships numerous enough to be distributed in separate fields of attack, and able to con centrate on any threatened point within their own field, will prove a complete protection. The type of ship the department sug- N sts for harbor-defense purposes, is an ■•ged Puritan of not more than four teen to sixteen feet draught, and with a : rmor and armament. These ' uld be exclusively for local purposes and have a station from which they should never be absent. They would stay the entrance of an enemy until battle-ships could ariive. This type is less ex pensive than sea-going ships, and an swer as no other type can the require ments of American harbors. Further more the movement towards the crea tion of a naval militia would receive ad ditional strength and encouragement. The harbor defense ships would be the rallying point, drill hall and naval school tor young men who had shown an earnestness in the organization of a na val militia. It should be their privilege to become the principal source of supply for the complement of both officers and men of their local ships, and the result would be an addition of incalculable strength to the naval resources of the country. If such a plan is adopted, it is reasonable to believe that Boston, New York, • hiladeiphia, Bait more, New Oi lcans, San Francisco and the cities on Paget sound will become centers of na val strength, instead of being as they are today .conspicuous examples of mari time weakness and inviting attack. ACCIDENTALLY SHOT. A Widow Killed While Attempting to Prevent Bloodshed. Dayton, Wash., Nov. 30.—Mrs. Sarah Hester, a widow, was accidentally shot and killed last night at her farm, about seven miles from here, by Charles Robinson, a farm hand. Mrs. Hester entertained a number of friends during the evening, among them C. C. Ander son, formerly in her employ. After all the guests had departed, except Ander son, who it seems was paying his ad dresses to Mrs. Hester, Charles Robin son remarked that it was about bed time. Aderson made an insulting remark to Robinson, who then ordered him out of the house. Anderson then drew a revolver, and pointing the weapon towards Robinson, pulled the trigger, but the cap snap ped several times, and the weapon was not discharged. Robinson then se cured a shotgun. At this juncture Mrs. Hester pushed between the men, think ing she could prevent bloodshed. The gun, however, was discharged, and Mrs. Hester received the full charge in her right side. Robinson at once surrend ered to the sheriff', but Anderson es caped, and a posse is now looking for him. The coroner's jury rendered a ver dict of accidental death by thooting. FIFTY-FIRST CONGRESS. The Republican Regime About to Re sume Its Last Session. Washington, Nov. 30.—The second session of the fifty-first congress begins at noon tomorrow. The programme of btisiness of the week has not yet been determined by either house. Lodge of Massachusetts will introduce in the house tomorrow a bill to regulate immi gration. It is an elaborate measure. It excludes any person obnoxious in any way to the existing laws, including the alien contract labor law ; seeks to shut ont diseased paupers, those liable to be come a public charge, and the illiterate. The main point is the requirement that every immigrant shall obtain a certifi cate from some United States consul or diplomatic representative, without which he cannot land in this country. The bill is framed to secure the rigid enforcement of its provisions. DIED SUDDENLY. Mayor Pond's Brnther, State Senator- elect, is Dead. Chico, Cal., Nov. 30.—State Senator elect Charles L. Pond, of Butte county, died at his home of pneumonia this morning. His illness was not thought serious, and it was only yesterday that his brother, Mayor Pohdj of San" Fran cisco, was telegraphed for. Mayor Pond arrived this morning an hour after his death. Charles L. Pond was a native of New York, aged 59, and had been here in the mercantile business for twenty years. He was a Republican, had held the of fice of county treasurer and was elected at the last election senator from Butte county. The funeral will take place to morrow, and the body will be taken to Oakland for burial. Clearing Houie Report. Boston, Nov. 30.—Clearing-house state ment for the past week: Citjr. Amount, percent. New York $UJ3,2 9,000 *0.5 Boston 80,055,000 »18 O Chicago 71,992,000 199.0 Philadelphia 01,341,000 *95.0 8t Louis 18,~i'9,000 10.2 I'it'Bburg 14,858.000 25.1 Han Francisco 15,723,000 *5«.0 Baltimore 12.098,000 42.2 Cincinnati 11,117,000 ai.o New Orleans 13,591,000 0 2 Kansas City 7,492,000 4.7 Galveston 8,945,000 403.3 Omaha 4,243.000 7.U Denver 4.309,000 13.9 Portland 1,807,000' 18.7 Tacnma 1,250.000 106.7 Seattle 1,043,000 34.3 LoflAuKeles 518,000 8.5 Halt Luke .. 1,323,000 Note—The per cent, indicates the rate of in crease as compared with the eorrespondinK week of last year, except when marked with *, when it means decrease. Total exchanges of all the leading cit ies of the United States and Canada, $1,036,152,000; iucrease,3.l percent. A Frenchman Hangs Himself. Bakkrspield, Cal., Nov. 30. —The cor oner brought in this morning the dead body of a Frenchman named Domoni Frure, who had committed suicide by hanging himself in a sheep herder's cabin, near Poso creek. The French man had only been in this country about one month, and had been very despondent since his arrival. He was 26 years of age. Reckless Business. Boston, Nov. 30. —The expert accoun tant investigating the affairs of Gardner, Chase & Co., brokers, has found that of the scheduled bad accounts, $657,000 represents money lost In speculation by Chase. He also reports that the firm was insolvent in 1885, and since that time Chase and partner have drawn out upwards of $260,000. An Express Robber Captured. Wbst Point, Miss., Nov. 30.—-A rob ber entered an express car on the Georgia Pacific train near ludianolia, last night, held up the agent with a re volver, took the money and jumped from the train. There wag little in the packages. Today the robber and a com panion were arrested at West Point. The Bear and Swatara. San Fbancisco, Nov. 30. —The United States ship Swatara arrived from the China station today, and the revenue cutter Bear from Bering sea. IN THE BAD LANDS. Indian Hostiles Prepared for Action. A Strategic Position Taken Ad vantage of. Scouts Compelled to Flee Before a Storm of Bullets. The Pine Ridge Sioux Prepared for a Long Siege—General Brooke Re ports All Quiet. Associated Press Dispatches. Omaba, Neb.. Nov. 30—A special to the Bee, from Pine Ridge, late tonight, says: Red Hawk and Gay Belt, agency police, have just returned from spy work at the camp of the hostiles in Bad Lands. One had a horse shot from un der him, and both were chased away with bullets. The hostiles said they were prepared for a last great battle, and all were thirsting for blood. Another special to the Bee from Pine Ridge says: The Indian police last night notified Agent Royer that a panic ha*d been caused in the camp of the friendly Indians, by an urgent invitation to join the dancers. Royer sent an extra guard of one hundred scouts, but In spite of this, the Indian village melted away during the night, and this morning over two-thirds of the 3000 who were here last night, had disappeared. It is learned that the hostiles moved their camp into the Bad Lands, and there await the coming of the troops. Scouts say that region is better adapted for Indian pur poses than the lava beds in Oregon. It is an utterly barren region of precipitous cliffs and cations. Few white men are acquainted with it, but the Indians know it perfectly. The fact that it will be possible from there to con tinue their raids on the settlers on the surrounding lands with impunity constitutes the reason, according to the coriespondent, why the troops should pusn after the Indians now.' A scout who brought information of the move ment, said the hostiles had slaughtered 800 head of cattle, mostly government property. General Brooke received a dis patch from General Ruger, warning him that about 1000 Cheyenne warriors are on the way from Cheyenne reservation to join the hostiles. This was the day set for the appearance of the Messiah, but he did not appear. A half-breed who keeps a store on Porcupine creek, ' " " m wv>w iv " * THIS TURKEY WAS NOT IN IT. It is scarcely necessary to tell the story of the festive tur key which figures in the picture. Many marvelously narrow escapes have gone down to history, but this, perhaps, was the narrowest of all. In another moment the knife of the butcher would have ended its career. A flash of genius came to it in that instant of fearful peril, and it took refuge in the store of the LONDON CLOTHING CO. Why didn't the butcher know it when it came out? Simply because their elegant suits have such a wonderfully transforming influ ence. If you desire to test this power of transformation, call and examine their many stylish o ods. Everything sold at popular prices. Fine stock of Boy's and Children's Suits, as well as Men's. Cor. Spring and Temple Streets. _L -*B>B A YEARK— Buys the Daily Hkrald and 12 the WKBELY HIBALD. IT IS NEWSY AND CLEAN. i ~ r FIVE CENTS. reports that Indians yesterday raided his place and took nearly everything. A fresh force of scouts has gone out to night to report the movements'of the h jstiles. Chicago, Nov. 30.—Adjutant-General Williams tonight received a -telegram from General Brooke of Pine Ridge agency, saying there is no material change in the. situation. The reported depredations by Indians are not yet sub stantiated, but parties are looking into the matter. General Brooke adds: " T he Indians here are suffering for food ; I have noth ing to give them. The proverbial im providence of the Indians and the in sufficiency of food, causes this." Advices were also received from Fort Bennett that dancing still continued at Cherry creek under the leadership of Hump and Big Foot. PARNELL IS MAD. Dr. Parker and Michael Davltt Express Their Views. London, Nov. 30. —Dr. Parker, in his sermon today, said Parnell's manifesto showed that the writer must be mad. Michael Davitt, in an interview re garding the declaration of the Irish delegates in America, said tonight it rendered Parnell's continuance in the leadership an impossibility. Its weight with the Irish people will be immense. The party has come through the ordeal with the greatest honor, and he believed it will remain united and independent. He believes tomorrow's decision will be practically unanimous. A few may join Parnell's treason. If Parnell remains in parliament, and is hostile to the Irish party, he will be an intolerable menace to their efficiency and unity. Ireland to a man will repudiate him, and Cork will do its duty. Home rule must not be further endangered by misplaced gener osity towards him or those who may up hold his effort to smash the party. Though he has lost Ireland's confidence, he still retains their gratitude; but if he makes a further attempt to disturbe the party he will be crushed. Snielde or Accident. San Fkancisco, Nov. 30.—Robert Byers, purser of the steamer Pomona, died at the receiving hospital tonight from the effects of taking two full ounce? ( f chloroform. The idea that ho committed suicide is denied by his friends, who claim that the overdose of chloroform was taken accidentally. Iloresthleres Arrested. Susanville, Cal., Nov. 30. —E. E. Dixon, Otis Dixon and Arthur Sylvester have been arrested for horse stealing. They gave bonds in the sum of $3000. Twelve horses have been stolen in Oregon and Lassen county. Another Call to Retire. Philadelphia, Nov. 30.—The Phila delphia Irish national league, one of the oldest and most important in the coun try, today, adopted a resolution, calling on Parnell to retire.