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BOULANGER'S DEATH Sorry He Didn't Die on the Field of Battle. Otherwise He Was Not Ashamed of His Death. It Was a Reproach Only to His Proscribers. , The Dead General's Political Testa ment—The Clergy Deny Him a Re ligions Paneral—Madame Ronlanger'a Grief. Astoeiatert Press Dispatches. Brussels, Oct. t. —It has been de cided that the funeral of General Bou langer ehall tako place Saturday after noon. Henry Rochefort will attend the funeral, which will be a purely civil ceremony. The clergy have refused to officiate at the ceremonies attending the interment. Thiebaud Laur, Dumontel and Cas teilan arrived here today at the same moment from Rochefort to attend the funeral of Boulanger. BOULANOER'S TRTAMSUT. The political testament of the dead general was read today at a private meeting of his frienda in a hotel in the Rue Montoyer. The text of it is as fol lows: "This is my political testament. It is my desire that it shall be published after my death. I ehall kill myself to morrow". lam convinced of the future of the party to which I have given my name. I cannot bear the frightful mis fortune which befell me two and a half months ago. I have tried to get better of it, but have not succeeded lam purauaded by my 'followers who arc-so devoted to me and numerous, that they will bear me no anger for dis appearing on account of a sorrow so great that all work becomes impossible tome. Let them remember that maxim "TJno avnlao non deficit alter," and may they continue then to act against those who in scorn of all laws force me to die far from my country. Tomorrow I shall be a dead man; today I havo nothing to reproach myself with. All my life I have done my duty and noth ing but my duty. My death is no shame to myxelf, but it is shame for mv pro scribed, tho c who sought to brand a loyal soldier by tho judgment of a political tribunal. I desire to recall the fact that I havo many times offered to constitate myself a prisoner if they would accord me common law judges. This the holders of power have always refused, thus acquittal was not possible. In quitting life I have one re gret, that I have not died on the field of battle, righting for my country. That country, at least, will permit one nf its children' at the moment of returning into nptfhineness, to recall himself to tho me'tttory" of all lovers of la patrie. Vive la, France! Vive la Republic! Donfc and signed under my hand on the eve.of the dty of my death. (Signed) Eknest Boulanger. ' '' POLITICS NOT AFFECTED. Paris, Oct. 1. —The main.in fact prac tically the only news feature of the newspapers today is the suicide of Gen eral Boulanger. All the newspapers agree in expressing the opinion that the death of Boulanger will not affect the political situation. MME. BONNHMAIN'S INFLUENCE. Many members of the co-called Bou langer party say they are convinced that Boul ingei's retirement from France was due to tho influence Mme. Bonnemain bad over him, and whom they do not scruple to call very hard names for what they term her cowardice and "love of ease." But in spite of these facts it seems tj be certain that Mme. de Bon nemain had received supposedly trust worthy information that the life of General Boulanger was in actual danger when she persuaded him to fly from France. It is also admitted that, though placed in an awkward and diffi cult position, Mme. De Bonnemain was both liked and respected by almost all her intimate friends. Her devotion to the cause of Boulanger was absolute and unremitting, and he seems to have fully recognizod this, for when following her coffin to the grave, Boulanger repeated somberly to three frienda who accom panied him: "She was all I had left, and now she also is taken from me." MME. BOULANGER'S GRIEF. The wife of General Boulanger, who lives at Versailles, was overcome with grief when informed of her husband's tragic death. SENTENCE SUSPENDED. Prince George, of Wales, Vindicated by the Canadian Court. Montreal, Que., Oct. I.—R. N. O'Brien, a newspaper correspondent who has been on trial the last five days on the charge of libeling Prince George, of Wales, by means of a "fake" dis patch, representing that the prince had gone out on a debauch, while in Mon treal, was found guilty by the jury, tonight, with a recommendation of mercy. Counsel for the prosecution then announced that as public justice had been vindicated, the crown would agree to a suspension of sentence and the court suspended sentence. THE ITATA'S RELEASE. Captain Mannxen and His Officers Ex press Their Delight. San Diego, Oct. I.—The attorneys for the steamer Itata arrived tonight from Los Angeles with an order for the re lease of the vessel. Captain Mannzen and his officers were very demonstrative in their delight at tbe vessel again be ing free. Preparations are being rap idly made for her departure. Captain Mannzen says he will leave Saturday and proceed direct to Valparaiso. Wharf Fire at Halifax. Halifax, N. 8., Oct. I.—Theie is a lire on the water aide and it is extend ing. Fears are entertained of Canard's wharves catching. Some oil exploded LOS ANGELES HERALD. in the stores on the Liverpool wharf. The military authorities are getting alarmed about the ordnance wharf and have called out 200 soldiers for fire pro tection service. BACKED INTO A HAND CAR. Another Serions Railroad Accident In the Buckeye State. Dayton, Ohio, Oct. I.—A big four 1 working train backed into a hand car at Carrollton station, six miles south of here, this evening. Conductor Samuel Morris was instantly killed, and seven men who were with him in the caboose were injured, several seriously. The section men were trying to get the car out of the way, when" the caboose struck it. The caboose was up ended, and the gravel cars of the train crashed into it with disastrous results. The section men escaped. The list of injured: Frank J. Kesheemer, Terry McCormick, John Flanagan, James Frazier, Wm. White, John u'Neil and Michael Pender. Intercontinental Surveys. Washington, Oct. I. —The commis sioners appointed to represent the United States on the intercontinental railway commission have submitted a report to Secretary Blame of the progress made by the surveying parties in South and Central America on the line of the proposed road. Seventy-four thousand dollars waa spent up to August 1, 1881, there being a balance of $64,000 for carrying on the work. Chile and Colombia have paid their quota to the common fuiid. In Ecuadoi the survey indicates a cost for the road of about $32,000 per mile. A failure at Cleveland. Cleveland, 0., Oct. I.—The Arctic Ice Machine Manufacturing company of this city made an assignment today. The company has been in operation for a number of years. Failure to secure the iron needed in the construction of ma chines brought on a number of suits for breach of contract in last January, when the company secured an extension from the creditors. The liabilities are not stated, but it. is said they will ex ceed the assets by $100,000. DON'T TRIFLE WITH ME. UNCLE SAM'S WARNING- TO THE CHILEAN JUNTA. Minister Egan and Captain Sohley Pre paring to Act Firmly—Spies Surround ing the American Legation— Egan's Son Among the Persons Arrested. Santiago, Chile, Oct. I.—The Bal maeediste who took refuge at the Amer ican legation still remain under the protection of the American flag. The Junta refuses to grant them "safe con ducts," and spies are continually watch ing the legation in the hope of being able to capture the refugees. The or ders issued last week to arrest all per sons entering or leaving the legation have been revoked on protest of Minis ter Egan. Several persons were ar rested, including Mr. Etran's son. The Chilean government will shortly be no tified that the United States will not be trifled with. Instructions to this effect have been received from Washington by Minister Egan and Captain Schley, of the cruiser Baltimore, and both are preparing to act firmly. Strong feeling exists here against the American offi cials. The intimation is given that a fleet of American cruigera will soon as semble in Chilean waters. A ROCKY ROAD. The Union Pacific* Kansas Central Branch la Bad Condition. Topeka, Kan., Oct. I.—The Kansas railway commission is bringing to a crisis the matter of the rebuilding of the Kansas Central railway, a branch of the Union Pacific. A year ago the commis sion reported that the road was not in a fit condition for the safe traveling of the public. Today, after a tour over the road with General Clark, they ordered the company to rebuild the road. The road showed inability to make repairs, pleading the poverty of the Union Pa cific. The commission issued peremptory orders confirming the previous order, and threatened to revoke the company's charter. General Manager Clark re plied that the company would regret losing the charter, but would not contest an action by the state looking to that end, nor would it comply with the commission's order. The commissioners have laid the matter before the governor. The commission in their report describe the condition of the road as very bad; that the rails are old iron, bent and worn and utterly unfit for use; in fact, that the condition of the road has driven from it all train service but a single mixed train a day, with a time card of eleven miles an hour. The Elder Watterson Dead. Louisville, Ky., Oct. I.—Hon. Har vey M. Watterson, father of the editor of the Courier-Journal, died at 10:30 o'clock tonight, at the home of his son in this city. He had been sick three weeks. Harvey Magee Watterson was born at Bedford, Term., November 23, 1811; received a practical education and before he was of age married and began the practice of the law at Shelbyville, Term. He was elected in 1835 to the Tennessee legislature by the Democrats, and served in the twenty-sixth and twenty-seventh congress. In 1801 he was elected to the convention to consider the secession of Tennessee. At the convention, finding all efforts for the union futile, he retired to his home at Beech Grove. From 1860 to 1879, he practiced law. Peace In Central America. Washington, Oct. I.—The bureau of American republics denies upon au thentic advice the sensational reports telegraphed from the City of Mexico to western newspapers concerning political disturbances in Guatemala and else where in Central America. The San Francisco Grand Jury. San Francisco, Oct. I.—Attorney- General Hart announces that he will take steps tomorrow to have the legality i of the present grand jury passed on by the supreme court. FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 2, 1891.-— TEN PAGES. LIBERAL CONGRESS. Gathering of the Gladstonian Hosts. England's Progressive Political Party. Three Thousand Delegates Repre senting Three Million Voters. John Morley's Opening Bpeech—Home Bole for Ireland—The House of Lmds and Welsh Church Must Go. Associated Press Dispatches, Naw Castle-on Tymb, Oct. I.—[Copy righted by the New York Associated Press.]— The formal opening of the great National Liberal Association con gress occurred here today. Most exten sive preparations for the reception and entertainment of Gladstone, who will arrive tonight, have been made. Some idea of the congress can be gathered from the fact that no less than JlB delegates, to say nothing of distin guished parliamentary leaders, have made arrangements to address the con gress before it closes its labors. Nearly eighty members of parliament will be present. As each of the three thousand dele gates represents 1000 voters, the con gress represents about 3.000,000 electors from England and Wales alone. An enormous crowd was present when the congress was called to order at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Dr. Watson, who presided, was re-elected president. After the report of the federation's past year's worn had been read and adopted John Morley addressed the fed eration. MORLEY'S SPEECH. Mqrley referred to the spirit of liber alism as inspired by the highest motives and the noblest impulses. Ireland, he said, had vindicated the confidence the Liberals had placed in her, by refusing to follow a leader the Liherala could not conscientiously work wiih. In regard to temperance reform, he ■aid it was not the Liberals' fault that it had not legislatively advanced, for, as usual, the Conservatives blocked the way. There was a prospect that, even if victorious, the members of the house of commons would find to all such measures unyielding obstacles to pro gress in the house of lords. Therefore, it became a matter for seri ons consideration as to how long that privileged house, non-representative and unreformed as it waa, out of eyin-< pathy and out of touch with the m <jor ity of the representative chamber, was to endure. [Prolonged cheering.l Continuing, after the applause sub sided, Morley Baid he waa ready to renew the agitation against hereditary peers whenever their lordships pleased. Alluding to the obataclea existing in the exergise of the franchise, Morley said he did not know how the voice of the workingmen could be heard with full effect in parliament until England followed the example of other countries in having a constitution, and by placing some moderate subsistence within the reach of those aspiring to aerve the peo ple in parliament. [Loud cheering.] The country could not hear too con stantly the voice of the working popula tion. The workmen ought, therefore, be encouraged to obtain representation in all local authoritive bodies, councils and achool boards up to the great senate of the nation. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED. A resolution of truat in Mr. Gladstone and belief that no wise or durable set tlement of the Irish question can be effected except by the establishment of an Irish legislative body, for the man agement exclusively of Irish affairs, was carried with cheera. Dr. Watson, president of the National Liberal federation, referring to the eight-hour question, said it still re; mained in the stage of argument. Few resolutions received from different asso ciations vary in their interpretation of the matter, and in the form in which they would like such law paaaed. The National Liberal federation, he added, did not wish to stifle diacussion on the eight-hour question. On the contrary, it desired that the question ahould be searched out and the members of the council were prepared to give the ques tion a chance to come up in general dis cussion. A resolution in favor of diaeatablish ing the Welsh church, and to amend free education by increasing popular control of the schools, waa paaaed. Tomorrow the Women's Federation will hold a meeting, at which Mra. Gladstone is expected to preside. In the evening there will be a great meet ing of Liberala, at which Gladstone is expected to apeak. LIBERAL ORGANIZATION. In an interview with an Associated Press representative, today, Mr. Schnad horat, the great Liberal organizer, said the meeting waa not for diacussion so much as for declarations. The council of the federation weeks before the annual meeting, sends out circul ars to every local aesociation, asking information as to their attitude on questions interesting the party at large. When the ouncil finda that "the great mass of the party have agreed upon a certain course cf action, then it is ready to embody the party's wishes in a reso lution and adding a new p'ank to the recognize 1 platform. Thus they adopted home rule, and the disestablishment of the Welsh and Scotch churches, but have not adopted the eight-hour day, women suffrage and some other meas ures which have ardent advocates in the party. They concentrate the whole strength of the party upon the forma tion of such legislation as is by general consent deemed of first importance, and deal with no unsettled question. TUE YEAR'S PROORAMMK The programme to be approved this year, said Mr. Schnadhorst. ia much the same as last. It reaffirms as the firat and foremost plank, home rule. Mr. Gladstone, he said, will again declare himself on the Irish policy tomorrow. Other reßo lutiona will include, beeides thoee adopted at today's meeting, a declara tion that Great Britain should avoid en tanglement in continental quarrels and promote the principles of international arbitration : that in any reform of the land laws, just and equitable taxation of land values, and ground rents is essen tial; that all restrictions upon the free trade sale and transfer of land ahould be abolished; local electoral reforms; di rect popular veto of liquor traffic; bet ter housing of the working classes; ex tension of the factory acts, and the mending or endingof the house of lords. "That," Baid Mr. Schnadhorat, "is onr programme." • i War and Hurricane. San Francisco, Oct. I.—Advices by the Monowai say the island of Tanna 'baa been visited by a hurricane and de vastated by civil war. Fierce fighting waa going on, and two villages have been wiped out of existence. In the midst of the fighting came a fearful hurricane. • The German ship J. VV. Giklemernstein waa wrecked in Diania bay. The cutter Hilda was driven ashore and a canoe with nineteen na tives was lost. Blame Too 111 for Business. Chicago, Oct. I.— A Newa'e Ottawa special n»ya: The British ambaeaador at Wahhington has telegraphed atating that President Harrison desires a postpone ment of the trade conference arranged for the twelfth of October, because of Blame's illness. The Dominion officials assent, but ask that the conference take place before the end of the year. Postoffices Elevated. Washington. Oct. I.—The following fourth class postoffices have been raised to tlie presidential claaa: San Jacinto, San Leandro and Wintera, California; Idaho Falls, Idaho; South Bend, Waah ington. Orphan Asylum Buined. Cincinnati, Oct. I.—The main build ing of St. Aloysiua orphan asylum near here burned thia afternoon. All the children were rescued. Loss, $30,000. SAMOA'S OPPRESSORS. SENFT AND CEDARKRATZ MAKE THEMSELVES ODIOUS. The One Violate the Laws of the King dom, Absents Himself from the Islands and Negleots His Official Dutieß— The Other Flays the Part of a Dictator. Ban Francisco, Oct. I.—Advices from Apia, Samoa, say the natives of Monous island are opposed to the government, and recently pulled down the bouses of some of the chiefs who favored it. President Yon Senft, of the municipal council, and United States Vice Conanl Biactlook arrested the ringleaders and sentenced them to six months' impris onment. The people of Monous threat ened war, but soon quieted down. Chief Justice Cedarkrahtz is absent on a trip, to Sydney, against the express wishes of all the members of the gov ernment. Mataafa has still 300 followers at Malic, and is creating some trouble by his pretention to the throne. It is hop>-d trouble will be averted. Chief'Jußtice Cedarkrantz gives great dissatisfaction. He has been here nine months, but has not yet framed a single law, as is his duty under the treaty. He refuses to pay duty on liquors im ported by him, although not granted such privilege by the treaty The Ger man and English representatives say they will not either, it he does not. Baron yon Senft, president of the council, made himself odious by at tempts to make himeelf dictator, espe cially in trying to force the government to adopt as money at par a number of old German marks, which really are very much depreciated. He threatens Germany's displeasure in case they are not adopted instead of English and American money. Senft has acted otherwise in a high-handed manner, sending all the funds of the government to a bank at Sydney, where, it is stated, they are deposited under his own name, and he refuses to make any statement on the subject. He is also building himself a residence at government ex pense. The Strike at Savannah. Savannah, Ga., Oct. I.—The wharf strike is gradually extending to all branches of colored labor. The business of the city is at a standstill. Money is tied up in cotton, which is piled up in the yards and sidetracked along the lines of the railroads. Banks are unable to accommodate their patrons. The strikers are quiet and orderly. Democratic Meeting at Portland. Portland, Ore., Oct. I.—A large and enthusiastic Democratic |meeting was held here at the tabernacle tonight. Ad dresses were made by Senator Franklin, of West Virginia. Congressman Bynum of Indiana, ex-Lieutenant-Governor Black of Pennsylvania and others. Jeffrey Appointed. Denver, Oct. I.—Chairman Goppel, of the board of directors of the Denver and Rio Grande, has issued a circular announcing the appointment of E. J. Jeffrey, formerly general manager of the Illinois Central, as president and general manager. A Bad Bank Failure. Paris, 111., Oct. I.—Developments in the Christman bank failure make the situation more serious than at first sup posed. It is stated that the loss will be not less than $150,000, and the assets may not exceed $10,000. Killed by a Cask. San Francisco, Oct. I.— Emile Peyere, a saloon keeper, was killed this evening by the explosion of an empty wine cask in hie cellar. The explosion was caused by the accumulation of gas in the empty vessel. ___ A Suit fits well and proves Fine Tail oring when Selected from the large New Stock of H. A. Getz, 125 West Third Btreet. _____ The Globe Clothing Co. will close this eve at 5:30, and re-open tomorrow at o p.m. A re duction of 5 per cent will be allowed Saturday evening. WE WERE IN THE PROCESSION! 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