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LOS ANGELES HERALD.
VOL. 37.—N0. 7. REPARATION ASKED. Uncle Sam at Last Asserts Himself. Redress tor the Valparaiso Out rage Demanded. Minister Egan Addresses the Junta in Strong Terms. Another of the Baltimore's Sailors Dead. Blame Again at the Helm—The San Francisco Ordered Homo for Repairs. Acsoclated Press Dispatches: Santiago, Chile, Oct. 20.—The United States government today, through Min ister Egan, formally demanded repara tion from the government of Chile for the attack recently made in Valparaiso on a number of seamen of the United States cruiser Baltimore. Egan pre sented the junta with a detailed state ment of tho results of the investigations made by Captain Schley, of the Balti more, aud himself. These investiga tions show that Charles Riggan, one of the Baltimore's petty officers, was bru tally assaulted by several Chileans while riding on a street car. Riggan resisted, but was dragged from the car and mur dered in the arms of his companions. Turnbull, another of the Baltimore's wounded men, who died today from in juries received, had no tess than eighteen stab wounds in the back,'two penetrating tbe lungs. After giving a full list of the Balti more's crew injured by the mob, Egan's statement called attention to the fact that thirty-five of the cruiser's crew were on the day of the riot arrested, un necessary violence being used by the police, and detained in custody without due cause. In conclusion Egan Baid the surgeons of the Baltimore expressed the opinion that some of the wounds inflicted upon the American sailors were bayonet wounds, and this clearly showed that police officers of Valparaiso, who are arnit'd with bayonets, took part in the attack. The Americans were without arms and practically defenseless. Egan, in presenting the Chilean junta toil statement, expressed in dis tinct terms the feeling of great indigna tion which the state department at Washington feels at the whole aflair, and especially at the brutal conduct of the police of Valparaiso in joining with the mob in the hitter's attack upon the Baltimore's seamen, and in drawing their bayonets and using them against unarmed Americans. Egan also particularly called atten tion to the additional brutality vi tbu ftMt* of ■Valparaif.-o iri'nslng horses to drag the Americans to prison. After making a brief but pointed sum mary of the facts to which he had been instructed to call attention, Egan in formed the representatives of the junta that, in tho name of the United States, he demanded reparation for the insults and injuries complained of. Now the question which arises is: What will be the action of the Chilean government? As appears now, there seems no doubt that the junta will soon make the reparation demanded. Naturally the action taken today by Minister Egan is attracting the atten tion of the foreign ministers and foreign er generally, who are resident in the republic. The sympathy of the American colony is entirely with Captain Schley and liis blue jack ets, and they are one aud all glad to re ceive the news made public today, that another United States war vessel, the Boston, has actually sailed for these waters. The Chileans try to smooth over the assault upon and the imprisonment of the American sailors by classing it as a street row. Up to the present time the junta has expressed no regret for the at tack made on the American sailors. BLAINE AT THE HELM. Washington, Oct. 26. — Secretary Blame, this morning, resumed his du ties as secretary of state. He rose early and soon after breakfast went over to the white house. Secretary Tracy soon joined him there, and together they had a long consultation with the president. It was nearly noon when Secretary Blame left the white house aud walked over to the department of state. He entered his private office and plunged at once into business. There appeared to be no official news at tbe department respecting the latest phase of the Chilean trouble. Nothing had been received from Commodore Schley, and Secretary Blame sent word that there was nothing to communicate upon the subject. A CABLEGRAM FROM SCHLEY. Washington, Oct. 26.—A short cable gram was received at the navy depart ment today from Commodore Schley at Valparaiso announcing the death of William Turnbull, one of the Baltimore's coal heavers, wounded in the recent as sault. Orders have been sent by Secretary Tracv to Admiral Brown at Callao, Peru, to sail immediately for San Francisco. The reason assigned is the foul condition of the vessel's bottom, which cannot be cleaned in Chile or Peru. NOT A PARALLEL CASE. London, Oct. 26.—The Post, referring to the diplomatic tension between the United States and Chile, says: "What the Washington government failed to effect in the case of the New Orleans lunchers, the Chilean government may be powerless to perform in the case of the Valparaiso mob. It is always open to the strong to be merciful," Kansas Wheat Spoiling. Atchison, Kan., Oct. 26.— E. U. Arnis by, cashier of the Kansas Trust and Banking company, who returned from the western part of the state last even ing, said: "The unthreshed wheat in that section is damaged from 25 to 50 per cent, on account of wet weather and poor shocking. The grain has already commenced to grow, and many stacks are green. A good deal of wheat re . mains in the shock. This ia ruined. Farmers are busily engaged in threshing their crops, but will not get through be fore tbe first of the year. The acreage of wheat put in this fall will not be as large as last fall." STRIKING MINERS. Awful Suffering and Privation In the Pittsburg Region. Pittsburg, Oct. 26.—A conference of miners and operators was held today, and the result is that both sides are farther apart than ever. The operatives will not carry out their threat to fill the places of the strikers with imported foreigners. If they do, there will prob ably be serious trouble. The striking miners tonight decided to call out all the men in the district, in cluding those now working at an ad vance. John Mattei, with his wife and infant, applied to the authorities tonight for food. He said he was a striker and that he and his wife had walked from Con nellsville. The mother was too weak to suckle her babe, and to save its life the man said he cut his finger and allowed the child to drink his blood. He tells an awful story of privation and suffer ing among the strikers. Blasting; Fatalities. Grkat Falls, Mont., Oct. 26.—Word has reached here that some laborers on the Pacific extension of the Great North ern were ordered by a foreman to clean up a hole containing some powder, when it exploded, killing seven instantly and wounding several others dangerously. Two of the latter have since died. Next day a civil engineer named Jarrett was killed by a flying rock near the scene of the accident. • The Detroit. Washington, Oct. 26.—Secretary Tracy has named the 2000-ton cruiser, soon to be launched at baltimoie, the Detroit. DUBLIN DYNAMITERS. AN ATTEMPT TO BLOW UP A M'CAR- THYITE PAPER. A Bomb Exploded in Front of tho Offloe of the National Press — Windows Broken, but No One Hurt—FarnelUtes Charged With the Crime. Dublin, Oct. 26.—Great excitement was caused this evening by an apparent at tempt to blow up tbe office of tbe Na tional Press, the McC'arthyite organ. A bomb fell in the area in front of the win dows on Abbey street, breaking the windows and badly damaging the edi torial rooms and basement. The win dows in all the adjacent houses were also broken. Fortunately no one was injured. There is no clue yet to the miscreant who threw the bomb. Almost universal credit for the out rage is given to theParnellites. The re port of the explosion was heard dis tinctly two miles away. The attention of the watchman on duty at the time, and who is said always to have been on duty since the Parnellite threats of vengeance were uttered, was diverted by a sham fight between two men in the vicinity of the National Press building. SUPREME! COURT. A Numlier of Interesting Cases Ad vanced for Trial. Washington, Oct. 26.—1n the supreme court today, the government moved to advance the following cases: The United States vs. the Western Union Telegraph company and the Union Pacific Kailroad company. The question at issue is whether or not the government should be charged for mes sages presented to the Western Union, which are transmitted in part or wholly o\er the line of the Union Pacific rail road, which as a subsidized railroad is obliged to carry telegraph messages free for the United States. The United States vs. the Colton Mar ble and Lime company and the South ern Pacific company, involving title to overlapping laud grants where land withiu the thirty-mile indemnity limits of the Atlantic and Pacific railroad, comes within thirty miles of the limit of the Southern Pacific Railroad com pany whose grant is antedated by that of the first-named company. The United States vs. Budd and Montgomery, brought here from the state of Washington, to secure the definition of the words : "unfit for cul tivation and valuable chiefly for its timber or stone," as used in the timber act nf June 5, 1878, Nishimura Ekin vs. the United States, a case involving the constitution ality of the law by which persons enter ing the country contrary to the immigra tion law are deported out of the United States. A. H. Garland, ex-attorney-general, in the United States supreme court, to day, moved the advancement of the im portant and interesting case of the Ro man Catholic bishop of Nisqually against John Gibbs, ,T. M. Anderson, R. T. Yeatman and tbe United States. By this suit the bishop seeks to secure title to some 430 acres of land compris ing the United States military reserva tion at Vancouver, Wash. Tbe land is now worth over half a million dollars.' At the time Oregon territory-was organ ized the Catholic chuich had a mission at this place, by permission of the Hud- Bon Bay company, which had its prin cipal trading station at Vancouver. The organic act of Oregon confirmed the title to not exceeding 640 acres to re ligious societies occupying land as mis sionary stations. Under this act the bishop claims this whole section, while the United States contends that' the Catholic church merely had permission from the Hudson Bay company to oc cupy a Btnall tract for religious purposes and had no title to land except half an acre which had been allowed it. Twelve Hours' Better Time. Chicago, Oct. 26.—Beginning Novem ber Ist, the Burlington's through train No. 5, leaving here at 6:10 p. m., will reach Denver at 6:30 on tbe morning of the second day, thirty minutes earlier than now. It will connect with the Denver and Rio Grande and Central Pa cific, reaching San Francisco at 0 p. m. the second day following, and Los An geles the next morning, thus practically making twelve hours better time than at present. Ask for the Agnes Booth Cigar. TUESDAY MORNING. OCTOBER 27, 1891.—TWELVE PAGES. BEYOND THE ROCKIES A Disastrous Boiler Explo sion in Louisville. A Negro Murderer Burned at the Stake. The Future of the Hopkins-Searles Will Case. Terrible Suffering of Striking Miners In the Pittsburg Coal Keglun—Pious Weaver's Perfidy—A Fool ish Effusion. Associated Press Dispatches. Louisviiak, Ky., Oct. 26.—As the re sult of a boiler explosion in this city this afternoon, one man was killed, sew eral persons painfully injured and nearly half a million dollars' worth of property destroyed. The boiler was in the electric light plant of the Louisville Gas company. The shock was like an earthquake. Fireman Adams, who was in the boiler room, was fatally injured. A mass of iron and hot coals was thrown acro&s the alley into the rear of Kaufman & Strauss's large dry goods store. Half a dozen clerks who were in the rear of the store were painfully in jured, and in a moment the whole build ing was in flames. The fire department was quickly at work, and by most stren uous efforts succeeded in saving the Courier-Journal building, immediately north, aud the Polytechnic library oil trie south, although the library building was considerably damaged. Escott <& Sons, pictures, mirrore, etc., Porter's millinery store, and Leverone'a eonfec: tionery stove were badly damaged. A FOOLISH EFFUSION. A Mysterious Washington Dispatch Anent the Silver Question. New York, Oct. 20. —A Washington special says: The feeling in favor of international bimetalism seems to be growing, and to be likely to prevail in the European cabinets, if the leading European powers can be convinced that tbe United States does not intend to plunge into free coinege. Several gen tlemen of standing in private life agreed early in the summer to make some in quiries of foreign financiers with a view to an international agreement, and to report the results to the president- and secretary of the treasury, without ex pense to the government. They discov ered so friendly a feeling to the use of (sil ver in Europe that they recently asket} and obtained credentials from our gov ernment, showing who they are and what their instiactions are, without having authority to commit the United States officially to any programme. Tlsft fact- that these credentials have been asked for is regarded by the president as a very encouraging indication of the feeling in England, France and Germany in regard to the remonetization of sil ver. The gentlemen who have been making the inquiries would not have asked for such credentials if they had not felt that the time was approaching for serious negotiations with the Eu ropean powers, for they have no per sonal or financial interest in magnifying their office. TIM AND HIS COUNSEL. Contradictory Reports us to the Future of the Will Contest. Lawrence, Mass., Oct. 26.—Timothy Hopkins and wife were in this city yes terday as the guests of Eldridge Burley, one of Hopkins's attorneys iv the Searles will case. Rutnor has it that Hopkins and Searles will meet some time this week and compromise prob ably, in the near future. Boston, Oct. 26.—Timothy Hopkins, after a consultation with his counsel to day, left for New York. He expressed pleasure with the success his counsel had attained in securing the admission of evidence. Counsel stated that there was no prospect or thought of a compro mise, and from now until May they will be occupied in putting the case in shape. Judge Boalt and wife and Law yer Wilson will join Hopkins in New York within a few days, whence all will leave in a special parlor car for San Francisco the latter part of the week. A HORRIBLE FATE. A Negro Murderer Burned at the Stake Iv Texas. Queen City, Tex., Oct. 26. —The negro, Lee Green, who murdered the wife and children of Farmer Lowe, near here, Saturday, met a horrible fate today. He was taken from jail this morning, car ried to the scene of the tragedy, and then, after a large crowd of the neigh bors had gathered, was chained to a tree. Forty-six negro men piled fagots about him, an old negress set fire to the wood, and he was roasted to death. When captured he implicated one other negro in the crime. The man is in cub tody and may be lynched. Evans's Successor. Boston, Oct. 26.—1n a suit of equity brought by Austin B. Cobey, to annul the assignment of Irving A. Evans & Co., it is alleged that the firm is per fectly solvent. The partnership articles were so drawn that Evans had a right to name hiß successor in the partnership. It is alleged that the appointment of Wilmot It. Evans as executor, by the will, had the effect of creating him a partner in the firm. Irving A. Evans & Co., the senior member of which firm recently suicided, assigned for the protection of their creditors, to avoid litigation and dispose of their assets to advantage. All the indebtedness of the Boston stock ex change has been settled, and nearly everything on the New York stock ex change. Tbe banks now holding the obligations of the bouse are fully pro tected. About $560,000 is due to banks, but the collateral they hold aggregates about $660,000. If all the individual accounts due tho house are collected, there will be a considerable surplus. Doeflinger's Deficit. Pittsburg, Oct. 26. —The amount of School Board Treasurer Doeflinger's shortage is growing, and will probably reach $50,000. Deficits are reported in the accounts of the Dexter Spring com pany, the Modern Building and Loan as sociation and the estate of Archibald Wallace, of which Doeflinger was ex ecutor. Doeflinger ia said to have gone to tbe country, but no one seems to know hiß exact whereabouts. PIOUS WEAVER'S PERFIDY. An Arkansas Defaulter Was a Wolf In Sheep's Clothing. Vanburn, Ark., Oct. 26. — Colonel Weaver, who embezzled large sums of money received by him from settlers for land bought from the Little Rock and Fort Smitti railroad, has disappeared, and there is no clew to his whereabouts. His shortage is supposed to be very large, but at this time no account of it can be had. Many farmers who bought land hold Weaver's receipts for money paid him. Weaver was superintendent of the Methodist Sunday school, a tem perance lecturer, and editor of the Graphic. He left behind a wife and two sons. Chicago Boodlera Indicted. Chicago, Oct. 26.—The grand jury this morning returned several indict ments in the criminal court against par ties concerned in the poor house and in sane asylum boodle scandal. The court officials refuse to give out the names until arrests are made, but it is learned that John W. Ce'la. bookkeeper of the county asylum, has been indicted for conspiracy to defraud. He has been ar rested and released under $3000 bonds. The Scaffold tiave Way. Listowbll, Ont., Oct. 26. — While Thomas Baily and a young man named Little' were at work at the new building of the Lis towel manufactory this morn ing the scaffold on which they were working gave way and precipitated them to the ground, fifty feet below. Both men were killed. FRANK BURKE'S SQUEAL. THE OWNER OF WANDA TELLS A TALE OF WOE. He Says McKinney's Oreat Victory Was a Dead Robbery—He Bitterly Denounces the Judges at the Los Angeles District Fair. San Francisco, Oct. 26. —Frank Burke, the owner of Wanda, has re turned from Los Angeles, where his mare trotted in the free-for-all stake on Saturday against McKinney, a local southern horse, Frank M. and Silas Skinner. McKinney was given the race, and according to telegraphic re ports received in this city, the victory was well earned and easily won. Mr. Burke said today: "It is cheaper to raise judges of trot ting than actual trotters; at Los Angeles the judges are ready-made. Contrary to the accepted rules of the National Trotting association, McKinney laid up the first heat of Saturday's race, and Frank M. beat him the second heat by a nose, and the third heat by a neck and shoulders. This was apparent to the most casual observer. Still the judges gave both heats to McKinney. Before the fourth beat, Wanda, who had been palpably fouled by McKinney, had her ear, shoulder and leg badly cut through Durfee's foul driving, and the crowd, who were savagely sym pathetic with the local horse, threatened Billy Voget, the driver of Wanda, with rough treatment if he withdrew the mare, as they were anx ious to crow that tbe local champion had beat Burkes celebrated mare. The fourth heat was won by Frank M by five lengths under a "pull," but Dur fee, who drove McKinney, went to the judges' stand and com plained that Frank M. had fouled him at the half-mile pole, although none of the spectators had seen any sort of bad driving in the heat. The judges gave the JheatJ and race to McKinney. "I say Frank M. won the race in three straight heats," continued Mr. Burke, "and the race was such a dead robbery that no local owner will ever send his horses again to the Queen City of the South." FLOODS IN SPAIN. The Terrible Storm Shows No Signs of Abatement. Madrid, Oct. 26. —The terrible storm which has prevailed several days, shows no signs of abatement. The rivers throughout the entire country are rising rapidly and steadily. The leaning tower at Saragossa, which leans about nine feet out of per pendicular, has been undermined and threatens to collapse. At Gerona the streets are impassible except for boats. The railways about Valencia have been washed away. Telegrams' from Merida, province of Badajos, say the floods in that locality continue. The river Ebro overflowed its banks, and is submerging the rail roads and highways in many parts of the provinces. The olive, corn, grape and saffron crops in many parts of the province of Ciudad Real have been de stroyed. Whalers Massacred. San Francisco, Oct. 26.—Louis Duffy, a fireman on board the steam whaler Grampus, has arrived here from Ouna laska on the Mohican, and brings con firmation of the news that the Gram pus's crew were massacred by natives. 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