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"THE HERALD Stand* for the Interests of Southern California. SUBSCRIBE FOR IT. VOL. XXXV.—NO. 51. ON THE RAGGED EDGE "Away With Him !"—"Cru cify Him I" Choice Expletives Hurled at Parnell. Another Stormy Session of the Irish Nationalists. Clancy's Compromise Meets With Encour agement—A Committee Appointed to Treat With Gladstone. Associated Tress Dispatches. London, Dec. 4.—At a caucus this morning of the opponents of l'arnell, a resolution was adopted not to accept the Clancy compromise, which would be offered at today's meeting, but to force matters to a decisive issue forthwith. The report from Cork last night that the municipal authorities had adopted a resolution against Parnell, was erron eous. On the contrary the resolution was in support of Parnell. The Nationalists met at noon today, to further consider the question of Par nell's leadership. All the Irish mem bers in London Avere in attendance. Parnell occupied the chair. After the meeting had been called to ! order, one of the members read the manifesto issued yesterday by the Catholic hierarchy in Ireland, declaring ! that in consequence of the revelations of the O'Shea divorce case, which convict Parnell of the gravest offences known to \ religion and society, the Catholics of j Ireland cannot accept as leader a man wholly dishonored, and that his contin- ! ued leadership would imperil the cause of Ireland. The reading of the mani festo was greeted with cheering by Par- ; nells opponents. Sexton denied that he had ever pro posed that Parnell should retire from public life, and said he only meant that he should retire from the chairmanship of the party. clancy's PROPOSAL. Clancy offered his amendment, which ' provided that, in view of the difference ' between Gladstone and Parnell, the party whips be instructed to obtain from Gladstone, Morley and Harcourt, befoie any further consideration of the main ! question, information on the departure i from the bill of 1880, made by Gladstone iv his suggestions, affecting the control of the Irish constabulary and the settle ment of the land question. A prolonged debate took place on the amendment. Parnell intimated that if ' me party took the responsibility oti his shoulders and would insist upon the Liberal leaders promising to carry an acceptable home rule bill through the commons in the face of all opposition, : he would retire from the leadership. He asked the meeting to accept Clancy's resolution, whereupon he said the alii- ' : ance between the Nationalists and Lib erals would be renewed. Healy refused to submit to Parnell's stipulations. He declared tbat they i were even beyond the lines of the com promise suggested at yesterday's \ meeting. Sexton declared that the majority of the members were firmly determined to adhere to the main question, and would ■imply vote that Parnell must resign. PARNELI.'S ARGUMENT. Parnell proceeded to deal at length with Clancy's proposal. He decided that he could not bind himself to retire until he could see Gladstone's reply. ' His position had been granted him, not merely as a leader of the party, but leader of the nation. This had been derived from circumstances in which, speaking with the greatest respect, his hearers had no share. After speaking of his services in assimilating and sooth ing the prejudices of the discordant ele ments of the Irish throughout the 1 world, Parnell said: "You know, and I know, that there is no j man living, if I am gone, who j could succeed in reconciling the feel ing of the Irish people to the Hawarden proposals. As you wish to withdraw from me this responsibility, I think it only reasonable that you shoald give judgment on these matters for the ben efit of your constituents; therefore, I ■nbmit this resolution, that the party accept no home rule bill unless it gives immediate control of the police and power to deal with land." He said he was willing to do his best to reconcile the prejudices of the Irish people in regard to the control of the police, in the bill of 1883, "and Glad stone knows," he continued, "in strik ing me down he strikes down the only man that could make that measure ac ceptable to Ireland. Was 1 to keep the Hawarden seal on my mouth ? Glad stone himself put it out of my power to remain longer silent." In conclusion Parnell made references to what he termed Gladstone's ambig uity, and said: "I have had many deal ings with him, but never got a straight answer." HEALY DETERMINED TO DEPOSE HIM. Healy expressed amazement at Par nell's speech and protested against add ing new conditions to the Clancy resolution. Parnell, he said, wanted to withdraw the question of leadership, and substitute a discussion on home rule. They could get neither straight conduct nor straight answers from him. Parnell replied that he had given his answer. He regretted that it was not considered straight; but by it he would stand or fall. Healy—Then you will fall. What's the use of further discussion? A tremendous uproar followed. Leamy shouted: "Away with him!" John O'Connor yelled: "Crucify him!" and a scene of wild disorder followed. When quiet was finally restored, Healy said nothing could change his determination to depose Parnell. The latter was no greater than the majority of the party; yet he talked of defying it. Healy believed there would be enough statesmanship left in the benighted ma jority who opposed Parnell to take a course as statesman-like •as • that of 1886. Then Healy read portions of Parnell's speech delivered at a birthday banquet six months after the Hawarden. inter view, declaring the independence of the Irish party, and eulogizing the alliance with Gladstone. AN ANGRY DUEL OF WORM, An angry duel of words followed, Healy repeating Parnell's recent re marks about Gladstone, and finishing by asking: "Who broke the alliance?" Parnell and Nolan both exclaimed: "The Gladstone party." Healy retorted : "It perished from the stench of the divorce court." Parnell replied that if the Gladstone letter had not been written, the alliance wou'd have been maintained. Healy defended Gladstone. He said Parnell had bespattered that gentle man's gray hairs with mud, and now wanted Irish members, hat in hand, to go and ask Gladstone for terms. Ii Par nell succumbed, he was only one man gone. The heads of greater leaders had been stricken off at the block before now for Ireland, but the Irish cause re mained. Sexton said he had listened to Ilealv with regret. Would Parnell resign, he asked, if the majority voted for the ac ceptance of Gladstone's reply? Parnell —Certainly. Barry asked for a further explana tion, and Parnell vehemently replied: "I have stated with distinctness that I will not give a further answer." At (i p. in. the meeting adjourned till noon tomorrow. If Parnell's resolutions are accepted and the Liberal replies are satisfactory, he will place himself in their hands. A PUOSPKCT FOR AN AGREEMENT. A rumor was circulated this afternoon to the effect that Clancy's amendment had been rejected. Inquiry proved that there was no truth in the rumor. On the contrary the latest phase of the situ ation bids fair ior an agreement, a com mittee having been appointed to wait upon Gladstone and endeavor to obtain from him the assurance desired by Par nell. The committee consists of Parnell. Sexton, Healy, Justin McCarthy, John Redmond,Deasy,Powers and Leamy. Par nell will take no part iv the negotia tions with Gladstone. Before the appointment of the committee Parnell asked the meeting for an informal show of hands on Clany's amendment. This disclosed the fact "only that the chances continued to holdout against the amend ment. Besides Gladstone, the commit tee will also see Harcourt and Morley, and endeavor to conclude negotiations tomorrow. The committee decided to entrust Healy, Redmond, Sexton and Leamy with the conduct of the negotiations with Gladstone. It is reported that at a meeting of his adherents last night, Par nell promised to abide by the decision of the majority of the Irish members on the value of Gladstone's assurances. The supporters of Parnell are confident that Gladstone's assurances will prove inade quate. The committee has sent a letter to Gladstone, asking him to open negotia tions for a future home rule bill. Glad stone expressed a willingness to inter change views with the committee, but reserved the right to choose the mem bers with whom to negotiate. CARDINAL MANNING SPEAKS. The Chronicle publishes an interview with Cardinal Manning, in which he fays his opinion is admirably expressed by the manifesto issued by the Irish hierarchy, which, he believes, will gain in influence, because it took due time to consider the question before issuing the manifesto. He thought the manifesto would carry great weight, both in De land and America. He agreed entirely with the views it expressed, both polit ically and morally, but Parnell's retire ment should be made compulsory on moral grounds, politics being a second ary consideration. Parnell's followers, however, are justified in demanding his resignation on political grounds. IRISH-AMERICAN SENTIMENT. Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 4. —The executive council of the Irish National League of America, comprising President Fitzger ald of Lincoln, Judge Fitzgerald of Cin cinati. Dr. O'Reilly of Detroit, M. V. Gannon of Omaha and Secretary Sutton of Lincoln, will hold a meeting in this city tomorrow. Judge Fitzgerald, who is now here, today cabled the following to Parnell: "The hasty action of the (Cincinnati Parnell branch misrepresents Irish sentiment. You have ever been faithful to Ireland, while Gladstone, un til lately, was always her oppressor. Hence the Irish reject his dictation and demand your retention as leader." WAST TO COME HACK. The Iloneirade Indians Anxious to He turn to the Agency. Washington, Dec 4. —General Scho field received a telegram from General Brooke this afternoon, saying forty lodges of Indians left Rosebud agency since the removal of the camp across the White river, to the edge of the Bad Land, and there are strong symptoms of disintegration, as about half the Indians seem willing to come back to the agency. General Brooke also says from all he can gather as to their inten tions, the majority of the Indians want to come back. The war department officials are much gratified at this intel ligence. Chicaoo, Dec. 4. —At army headquar ters tonight, General Miles reported that all the advices today indicate that everything is quiet at the scene of the Indian troubles. Itellef for Ireland. London, Dec. 4. —In the commons to day, Balfour made a motion that parlia ment vote £5000 to provide seed pota toes for distressed land cultivators in Ireland. He explained that seed pota toes would not be given the people gratis, but as a loan, and any one pay ing ready money would obtain 20 per cent, discount. This was only a small part of the measure to be taken by the government to meet the impending dis tress in Ireland, in railways and other public works to be undertaken. The ap propriation asked for was approved. A Slice of Ulytiie's Wealth. San Francisco, Dec. 4. —In the case of S. Mattingly against the estate of the late Thomas 11. Blythe, for the recovery of $125,000, commission for arranging a sale of stock of the Blue Jacket mining company, the jury today found a verdict for plaintiff for his claim in full. FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 5, 1890. FREE FIGHT IN COURT An Exciting Episode at Spo kane Falls. Mayor dough Hauled Up for Contempt. Crimination and Recrimination Leads to Blows. A Pugnacious Lawyer Knocks the Mayor Down and Climbs His Frame. Pandemonium Reigns. Associated Press Dispatches. Spokane Falls, Dec.4, —Judge Blake's department of the superior court was the scene today of an exciting free fight j in which Mayor Clough, Attorneys Tur ner, Graves and Flinn, and the officers of the court participated. In a few mo ments there wa3 a tremendous uproar. The lignt was the result of a conflict be tween the city and the judicial authorities. Judge Blake rendered a judgment against the city for $2000 in favor of ex-Police Justice Curry. Mayor Clough refused to sign the warrant, and was arrested for contempt of court. Charles P. Voorhees, attorney for the city, in addressing the court, said it was an outrage that the mayor should be summarily arrested on a charge, the penalty of which was im prisonment in the penitentiary. Attor ney George Turner, a prominent politi cian, retorted that it might have been better for the city if the whole municipal government had been in the peniten tiary for the past two years. After the court adjourned, and while the men were leaving the room, Mayor Clough approached Turner and said that his remarks were uncalled for, and that his law firm had been mixed up in every dirty case in the city ; whereupon Tur ner struck at Clough. Some say the mayor was knocked down, others that he dodged the blow, and slipped and fell over a chair, and Turner jumped on the prostrate man. Thereupon Attorney Quinn sought to pull him off, and Graves, Turner's former law partner, jumped on Quinn, and the sheriff, depu ties and constables rushed in. The judge pounded the bar and called for order, and confusion generally reigned. Finally the combatants were separated, and it was found that nobody was hurt. Turner served as United States mar shal in Alabama under Grant's admin istration, and was one of the 300 who supported Grant in the Chicago conven tion.) KAIN REPORTS. A Oreat Impetus Given to Farming Operatf ojis. San Francisco, Dec. 4. —Indications are tonight that the storm in this city is over. A light sprinkle of rain fell this afternoon, but the stars are shining this evening, and there is little or no wind. San Luis Obispo, Dec. 4. —The storm closed today with a total rainfall of 3.92 inches. A general impetus has been given all farming operations. Merced, Dec. 4. —Rain still continues, with a heavy wind from the southeast. The fall for the storm is 1.0(5 inches. Oakdale, Dec. 4.—One and seventy four hundredths inches of rain fell dur ing the storm, and several windmills were blown down. Anaheim, Dec. 4. —Rain fell heavily during last night and yesterday after noon. The weather was showery teday, with indications of more rain tonight. The fall for the storm is 2.50 inches. San Bernardino, Dec. 4.—Rain fell up to 0 o'clock this morning. It rained all day by showers, and is raining to night, with indications of a heavy down pour. The streams are rising; no dam age yet. Stockton, Dec. 4. —The rainfall for the storm measured 1.02 inches tonight. The indications are that the storm is at an end. Fresno, Dec. 4. —The rainfall in the last 48 hours, up to 5 o'clock, was 1.35 inches, with a total of 2.83 for the season. San Dieoo. Dec. 4. —The total rainfall for the past twenty-four hours is 1:43; still raining this evening. Tiie Northern Citrus Fair. I M.uiysvilt.e, Cal., Dec. 4.—The exec utive committee of the Marysville Cit , rus Fair association met this evening i and selected January 12, 1891, as the | date for opening the Northern Califor nia citrus fair. President.Norman Ride out and Secretry (Jr. W. Harney were in structed to invite the Southern Cali fornia Citrus Fair association to make an exhibit in Marysville. The state ap propriation of $2,500 will be given away as premiums to growers of citrus fruits, raisins and olives, outside of the Sixth congressional district. A premium of $100 will be given for the best essay on orange culture. Competition is open to anyone, the essay to be limited to 2000 words. All growers of citrus fruits, rai sins and olives in the Central California counties are entitled to representation and the right to compete for the prizes given at the Marysville fair. After His Victim's Estate. TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 4.—The grand jury today returned an indictment against George W. Reed for the murder of James Farrell, at Nogales, last October. The deceased was a resident of San Francisco, but the last three years has been mining in lmuris, Mexico. A former grand jury ignored the charge, believing the killing justifiable. Subse quently Reed applied for a letter of ad ministration on his victim's estate, worth about $200,000. This caused a close investigation of the murder, which disclosed evidence tending to show that the killing was cold-blooded and pre meditated murder. Olsen's Examination, Merced, Cal., Dec. 4. —The prelimi nary examination of Olsen was resumed this morning. Dr. Cassity, one of the physicians who held the autopsy, testi fied as to the wounds on Ivett. How the body lay, the size of the bloody foot prints near the corpse, etc. While the doctor was explaining the fractures in the skull, the district attorney offered to produce the skull, but the defense ob jected. Another physician who held an autopsy corroborated Cassity's state ment. A number of other witnesses were ex amined, but there were no new develop ments. The examination is expected to close tomnrrow, with the testimony of Sheriff Warfield. KALAKAIA. The Hawaiian King In California for His Health. San Francisco, Dec. 4.—The United States steamer Charleston, with King Kalakaua, of Hawaii, on board, entered the harbor at 11 o'clock this morning. The U. S. S. Swatara met the Charleston near the heads and saluted her, as did the forts, afterward accompanying the Charleston to her moorings. The offi cers of the Charleston reported a good trip from Honolulu until Tuesday, when the gale which has raged along the coast was encountered. Colonel McFarlane, chamberlain to King Kalakaua, stated that the king visited California ior the benefit of his health and eyesight, which is somewhat impaired. The king would probably re main in California five or six weeks, and during that period would visit the southern part of the state, but would not go east. The king is accompanied only by Colonel McFarlane and a few servanto. Kalakaua left the Charleston in the the admiral's barge late this afternoon, and a few moments later arrived at the ('lay-street wharf. The Charleston and Swatara again lired a royal salute as the king left the ship. Upon arriving at the wharf, he was received by General Gibbon, commanding the division of the Pacific, and (Consul-General McKinley of Hawaii. A battalion of United States cavalry was drawn up in line facing the wharf. Great crowds of people sur rounded the landing place, and, as the king left the barge he bowed right and left in acknowledgment of the cheers which were given by the spectators. He immediately entered a carriage drawn by four horses, and was driven to the Palace hotel, where a reception was given him, which was attended by Governor Waterman, Mayor Pond, rep resentatives of the commercial organiz ations and a number of prominent citi zens. THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE. Senator Stanford Is Not in It, but Gov ernor Hill Is. Albany, N. V., Dec. 4. —Governor Hill has declared himself not to be a candidate for United States senator. He will not try for a third term as governor, but will make a fight for the presidential nomination in 1892. New York, Dec. 4.—"1 have no thought of the presidency; I have no expectation of being a candidate now, or at any time in the future." It was in these words, says the Herald's Wash ington special, that Senator Stanford, of California, set at rest the stories that he is seeking the presidential nomination in 1892. "It was my intention within a few days, he continued, to call up my farm mortgage bill, introduced at last session ; or, if that be not possible, to reintroduce it. It has been said lam using that bill to advance my presidential aspirations. Nothing could' be further from my pur pose. I felt satisfied when I prepared that b\\l that it would create antagonism, and that it would injure me in the estimation of a good many conservative men who do not under stand the subject. But I believe it con tains a proper principle, and furnishes means, without cost to the government, of supplying the people with such an amount of circulating medium as the country demands." SLASHED WITH A RAZOR. A rroiuirientCouple'sTerrible Encounter With a Burglar. Norfolk, Va., Dec. 4. — Surgeon Wil liam A. Wheeler, ot the United States marine hospital service, and his wife, were seriously slashed with a razor iv the hands of a negro bur glar this evening. Tiiey had just finished tea and going into another room, found a burglar calmly looking through their effects. The doctor grappled with him and was getting the best of him, when the negro drew a razor and began slashing right and left with terrible effect. Mrs. Wheeler rushed to her husband's assistance, but was soon slashed in a terrible manner. Though faint from loss of blood, she rushed into her husband's room, secured his pistol and handed it to him. The burglar broke away and escaped, although the doctor thinks one of the shots he fired hit the man. The doctor and his wife are not fatally injured, but will be laid up some little time. The police are searching for the negro. Large Flow of Gas. Stockton, Cal., Dec. 4.—A large flow of gas was struck today in the well being bored by the county to furnish fuel for the new court house. Several gas flows have been struck in the well, but the largest was reached today at a depth of nineteen hundred feet. It is estimated that today's flow will measure 30,000 feet every twenty-four hours, which with other veins tapped, will make a daily flow of more than sixty thousand feet: A Drunken Ouarrel. Cu)Vep.dai.e, Cal., Dec. 4.—Last night Charles Worth, who was drinking heav ily, met a stranger named Edward Ar dell. The men quarrelled over a trifling matter, and Ardell struck Worth. The latter drew a revolver and shot Ardell, it is feared fatally. Worth was arrested. Diamonds Increasing in Value. "Diamonds are nearly a third dearer than they were a year ago," says a Bos ton dealer, "and if the indications can be relied upon they are going still higher. I have been in the trade for a good many years and have handled three or four bushels of the 'sparks,' but during all my experience I have never known a time when diamands were in greater favor than now. It seems as if every body has a penchant for them. Why, 1 know a hundred young men in town whose salaries are not above $15 a week who wear 6tones averaging in cost all the way from |50 to $100. They buy them on the instalment plan."—Boston .Herald. A CONVENT BURNING. Catholic Institutions in Flames. A Series of Conflagrations at Pittsburg, Pa. A Terrible Accident in the Illinois Steel Works. .Eight Men Crushed by the Collapse of a Furnace-Several Railroad Disasters. Associated Press Dispatches. Pittsburg, Dec. 5, 1:15 a. m.—St. Mary Magdilene's Catholic church and school, at Homestead, Pa., caught fire at 1 o'clock, and the ofeureh is already totally destroyed. There are no hopes for the buildings on either side. The convent is now burning, as is also a dwelling house. It now looks as is three other dwellings near by will also go, as there is absolutely no water to be had on the hill. The McGinn cracker house and Jen kins warehouse next door, and Harris's drug store were damaged by fire $150,000 at an early hour this (Friday) morning. An explosion of chemicals caused a wall to fall, severely injuring several firemen. It was nearly 3 o'clock yesterday morning before the fire in the Dickson flat was subdued. No more bodies were found. All the occupants are accounted for. There were about forty, and many had narrow escapes. Mr. Irwin per ished in an attempt to rescue his wife, after giving the alarm to the inmates on the other floors. Mrs. Irwin was suffo cated in an attempt to reach the door. The loss by this was $40,000. The building was four stories high, with no fire escapes and no watchman. The department of public safety will prose cute the owner of ttie building for fail ure to put up fire escapes according to law. Saliva, Kan., Dec. 4.—Half the busi ness portion of Brookfteld was destroyed by tire this afternoon. San Francisco, Dec. 4.—The Mission pottery works on Harrison and Seven teenth streets, was completely destroyed by fire tonight. Loss $50,000, partially insured. The business was conducted by Tracy Bros. & Co., who owned the building, a rambling one-story frame edifice. The fire was caused by one ot the kilns exploding. Where Did Ii Get That Cut? It is perfectly right for a man to ask Such a question as that, and to take to task A man so wretchedly clad. No wonder his indignation rose, When he looked at that shocking suit of clothes; 'Twas enough to make him mad. While it might be a little difficult to guess where such miserable attire came from, it is not at all hard to find out where it did uot come from. Such a suit as that was never purchased and never sold at the store of THE LONDON CLOTHING COMPANY. They keep only such clothing as will make a man presentable wherever he may go, and you can depend on it their prices are right. They have the best stock of RUBBER CLOTHING in the city. Cor. Spring and Temple Streets, -)isB A YEARK- Buys the Daily Hfbai.d and |2 the Weikly Hkrald. IT IS NEWSY AND CLEAN. FIVE CENTS. MISHAPS ON THE RAIL. Accidents of More or Lem Seriousness. Several Fatalities. Marysville, Cal., Dec. 4.—The north bound Oregon express ran into an open switch in the yards here this morning. Luckily the train was just leaving and was running at a low rate of speed. No one was injured. It is believed the switch was turned by miscreants who desired to wreck the train. A track has boen built around the derailed engine, and trains are now moving. Vacaville, Cal., Dec. 4.—The south bound train was derailed this morning, seven miles north of here and one mile south of Wolfskill's ranch, by the engine breaking a rail. The track was torn up for a distance of 200 yards. The bag gage car was badly damaged. No one was injured. The passengers were sent to Elmira in a box car. »St. Louis, Dec. 4. —The south-bound Chicago and Alton passenger train was wrecked at Jacksonville, Illinois, early this morning. Fred Smith, of Jfekin, Illinois, and Judge J. K. Riffell, of Kansas City, were instantly killed. Half a dozen others were hurt. Philadelphia, Dec. 4. —James Hel ferty, William McOowan and Michael Newline, were instantly killed this after noon by being run over by a train on the Reading railroad. A TERRIBLE ACCIDENT. Eight Men Crushed by the Collapse of a, Furnace. Joliet, 111., Dec. 4. —A terrible acci dent occurred in the Illinois Steel com pany's works today. A blast furnace which had been blown out for repairs, suddenly fell to the ground' without warning. Eleven men were at work in side, and six on top, when the accident happened. The masonry work and fur nace lining were piled upon each other in a confused heap, mingling with the dead and dying workmen. The relatives of the unfortunate men quickly gathered about the scene of disaster and urged the rescuers to renewed efforts. Within half an hour the men had taken out eight bodies five of the unfortunates were dead, and the other three appar ently fatally injured. The Santa Fe Stops Work. San Bernardino, Dec. 4. —On account of the jury, in the condemnation suit for a right-of-way for the Belt Line rail road, running out by the asylum site, bringing in a verdict for damages which the company regarded as exorbitant,the Santa Fe management has ordered all work stopped on their line, and it will probably interfere with the laying of the asylum corner-stone on the 15th of this month. Fatal Explosion of Chemicals. Cincinnati, Ohio, Dec. 4. —By the ex plosion of a tank in the chemical works in the eastern part of the city, this morning, three men were fatally injured, and two slightly. The tank was used for making prussiate of potash. No one knows what caused the explosion.