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Sensational Bank Failure in Berlin. The Head of the Wrecked Con cern Arrested. Scenes in Cork on the Eve of the Parliamentary Polling:. The Election of tbe Anti-Parnellite Candidate Predicted—A Parte Harder Mystery—Cable Plashes. Associated Press Dispatches. Berlin, No?. ,s,—The suspension yes terday of Hirschfeld & Wolf, bankers, caused a sensation in financial circles, but it was nothing to tbe developments of today. It was reported at the time the failure was announced that the em peror of Germany and Prince Henry of Prussia were liable to lose a large amount by tbe failure, and that the minister of public worship, Dr. Yon dossier, had lost bis entire fortune, and that many members of the most aristo cratic families were involved in the firm's troubles. Under such circum stances a rigid investigation into the af fairs of Hirschfeld & Wolf was only natural. Thie inquiry into the bank's business methods was commenced yesterday, and resulted this morning in the arrest of Herr Wolf, head of the firm, on a charge of a most serious na ture, the particulars of which have not yet been made pnblic. The financial upheaval is the only thing talked about today in Berlin, and further and more startling developments are expected when the full facts become known. The amount of the firm's lia bilities has not been announced, but it is understood that it is very high. Hirshchfeld & Wolf assisted Banker Joseph Leipsiger some years ago out of a difficulty. Since then they operated jointly, Leipsiger accepting bills of ac commodation. Leipsiger is the largest debtor. Realization on Wolf's assets will therefore depend upon the solvency of Leipsiger. Tbe public prosecutor is proceeding against Wolf's son for spread ing false news on the bourse about Em peror William's health. THE IRISH STRUGGLE. Eve of the Cork Election—An Antl-Par nellite Victory Predloted. Cork, Nov. 6.—On the evening of the poll in Cork, canvassing is being car ried on with redoubled energy. Ac cording to an unbiassed forecast, tbe re sult will be in favor of the anti-Parnell ite candidate, by a majority of 900. O'BRIEN AND GILLOOUY HURT. There was another serious election fight last night between the Parnellites and McCarthyites. Among tbe people injured are William O'Brien and John Gilloohy, members of parliament. O'BRIEN MAKES A SPEECH. Mr. O'Brien in a speech this evening eaid tbe Redmond and Harrington manifesto was a tissue of grotesque falsehoods. Just imagine, he said, four Irish members of parliament asking the Irish bishops to withdraw their letter and repeat the sixth commandment. Tbe only existing copy of the Boulogne proceedings was in the hands of Par nell's representatives. It waß a lie to say they offered Parnell to veto the bo'me rule bill. The only proposal made as a solace to Parnell, was to give him a consultative voice with McCarthy on tbe details of the future bill. ANOTHER BLOODY RIOT. Late tonight a crowd of Parnellites at tacked and stoned a body of McCarthy ites, parading and singing "God save Ireland." The McCarthyites fled to a bridge, where they turned and faced their pursuers. Each showered missiles npon the other, but eventually the Par nellites captured the bridge. A bout the same time a detachment of police ar rived, and after some difficulty succeed ed in dispersing the rioters. Many per sons were cut with stones. parnell's estate being sold. Dublin, Nov. 6.—A1l the employes of the late Charles Stewart Parnell, on his Avondale estate, have been dismissed, and tbe sawmills and Arkow quarries, which also belonged to Parnell, are to be sold. Only the family mansion will be retained. Mrs. Parnell, widow of the dead leader, was reported yesterday evening to be dying, but this morning Henry Harrison, member of parliament, telegraphed that the report was untrue. Pommelled Each Other. London, Nov. s.—At a meeting today of the shareholders of tbe Idaho Mininj company, Mr. MardeD, holder of 150( shares, accused certain directors of bein dummies appointed through the comps nv'a solicitor, and said those directori fees ought to be reduced. Chairma Granton called Mr. Marden to order, f tbe meeting was dispersing a mel< arose between Mr. Granton ai Mr. Marden, who fought eai other all around tbe roor knocking about directors, shareholde reporters and others, and overthrow! the furniture. The two combata; finally fell to the floor where they a tinued to punch each other until C W. H. Moffat, assisted by reporti dragged them apart. Both were be disfigured. A Murder Mystery. Paris, Nov. s.—lt appears ths sensational murder mystery is com ed with the headless body of a found in a cellar in the Rile Charr yesterday. The authorities ma< investigation, which resulted in c lishing the fact that the man strangled before he waa beheaded, place where the murderer hid tb tims head bas not yet been disco' A dock laborer, named Vawcor Highest of all in Leaveninj }ort ABSC THE LOS ANGELES HERALD FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 6, 1891 been arrested on suspicion of being the murderer. Vawcort was once in prison for attempt to murder. He was seen to enter a house with a companion Sunday evening and depart alone Monday with a linen parcel. CABLE FLASHES. Hawkesworth Bond, British member of parliament, is dead. At Dumfrieshire, Scotland, a severe epidemic of influenza is prevailing. Rain has fallen in torrents in the pro vince of Malaga, Spain, flooding several cities. The czar, the czarina and the king and queen of Denmark, arrived safely at Livaaia. The burgomaster of Crefeld has or dered a strict examination of American pork imports, in consequence of the dis covery of diseased sides, certified as bealty by American officials. A dispatch from Nagapur, India, says a train carrying troops was derailed near that city. Five British soldiers and several employes were killed. Thirty-one British and four native soldiers were injured. Advices from Negropont, an island belonging to Greece, lying in the yEgean Bea, state that an unknown British steamer, laden with oil, was burned at sea. Sixteen persons were saved from the burning steamer; nine were drowned. Severe snow storms continue in Bul garia. At Borne points the snow is ten feet deep. Many persom have died from the effects of cold, and thousands of cattle and sheep have been lost. Nu merous wrecks are reported in the Black sea. A sensation was caused at Stavarger, Norway, by a distinguished preacher ac cusing himself of immorality. He is a member of the storthing and a leader of an important political group supporting the policy of public morality. He con fessed in the pulpit before a large con gregation, begged forgiveness, then an nounced his resignation. Owing to tbe bursting of a Krupp gun dnring a recent test by the Swedish military authorities, the Swedish in spector of ordnance has gone to Essex to discuss the affair with the Krupps, and inspect the casting of new guns and learn the method of their manufacture. If the Krupps decline to permit this, the Swedish government intends to buy its guns elsewhere. Reports are increasing in number of thefts of grain in Russia. In some dis tricts people eat food refused by ani mals. The rumor is repeated that mothers kill their children in order to prevent their starving to death. The famine has revealed the existence of considerable maladministration among government officials. Some of the min isters are likely to be dismissed. Reciprocity Willi Germany. Chicago, Nov. 5.—A Washington spe cial to an afternoon paper says: The new reciprocity treaty with Germany will probably be announced at the com ing meeting of the German reichstag. The details are perfected and the treaty made, but the German minister has asked the privilege of making the first formal announcement in Germany. The substantial outlines of the treaty are concessions to this country on bread stuffs and cereals, no higher than the duties conceded to Austro-Hungary by the new treaty with that country. Those duties are about one-balf those charged upon similar products from other coun tries. Germany makes these conces sions in return for the free entry of beet sugar roots. A Series of Shipwrecks. Halifax, N. S., Nov. s.—The steamer Ottawa was wrecked on Blond rock. All were saved except Mrs. Lindsay, the stewardess. St. Johns, N. F., Nov. s.—The steamer Parsee has been losb. Master J. 0. Keen, his four sons and two others are missing. Tbe Lou Jane has been lost, and four widows and nine children mo n "i her loss. Fr Pt tb h; BC I CI f g » I c four d m 19 --hn ne, dly the the id ay ■rais eresa ig its perty :e and if has itchell Olym )orbett (bat he c Occi •eggains Dice Do wnward that the i soldiers ■s of hard iral char ltborities poets and with dit which are he exclu- EXPERT IN MANY LINES. A REPORTER HUSTLES HARD AND IN INNUMERABLE ROLES. How He Goes to Work to Produce a . Special Article on a Leading; Subject. Great Tact Necessary in Interviewing. Mnst Have a Good Memory. Of the many millions of people who lead the newapapers how few stop to Consider the amount of work that any article of importance represents! The idea that news flows into the editorial rooms of a paper as water flows down hill is not correct. Every scrap of news means labor—labor to gather the first fact, labor to verify it and find other facts necessary to make the story com plete, and labor to write, edit and print the story. An article on some timely subject, and not strictly news, also means labor. For instance, a reporter is told to write a story on rapid transit. He does not sit at his desk and draw on his memory and imagination, no matter how excellent both may be. He goes out and hustles. He calls on the commissioners having the matter in charge. He obtains their views. He goes to the engineers and obtains expert opinions on the feasibility of the proposed plans. He goes to the railroad men and asks their views on the practicability of the project He goes to lawyers and takes advice on the legal obstacles to be overcome. He visits Wall street to learn if capital is ready. He consults the traveling public and business men as to their needs. When he has done all this and read up on what other cities have accomplished he writes his story. He weaves his facts together systematically, bnilding np his article as a lawyer builds up his case in court, so that a clear idea of the whole matter is conveyed to the publio—his jury. In gathering his information he re ceives much assistance. The lawyer ad vises him on the legal points without a fee and without even a mention of his name in the article unless it is necessary to back up an important opinion. If the article has a medical bearing the views of a specialist or a leading physician are obtained without expense. The phy sician may have a dozen patients with fat fees awaiting him, but he stops to put the newspaper man right on the medical side of the question. The bank president cheerfully gives his time to throw light upon a financial problem. WHEN HE INTERVIEWS. The importer rushed with business pauses to discuss a subject from the com mercial standpoint. Experts on every branch of the subject are ready to give their views to tho papers, but the collec tion of all this data requires more hus tling than the general public gives the reporters credit for. Gathering the material also requires brains. The mental caliber of the re porter shows in every interview. Men prefer talking about what interests them selves. The reporter must draw out what interests the public To do this is no easy task. Ministers talk politics and politicians talk religion when an inter view is requested. To pin these men down to tbe point at issue requires more tact, ingenuity, per severance and ability to read men's char acters and to draw out their thoughts than can be told in a big book. Some men decline to talk unless the reporter takes shorthand and will pledge his word that the interview will be printed ver batim. Many of these men talk so slow that a reporter taking long hand would be tired waiting for the next word. Others—and this is particularly tbe case with women —will only give utter ance to long, involved sentences, treat ing subjects from an exalted standpoint if notes are taken in their presence. Such an interview published verbatim would sound like a southern darky's oration. After the note book is closed these people unbend and talk rationally. If the reporter knows his business he throws away his notes and writes out the latter part of the conversation, omit ting many things that should never have been told him. in various lines. The reporter suppresses nearly as much as he publishes. He goes out to cover a murder. He plays detective and un earths many things that are news to the police. He reports to them and keeps the publio waiting a day or two that the ends of justice be not defeated. He is übiquitous. He works on every clew. If the victim is unidentified and the name "John Smith" is found on the body he runs down every John Smith in town until he finds which one is missing. If there are rumors of an impending financial crash in Wall "street the re i porter visits the banks and houses aaid to be involved. He talks with their offi cers, he sees the bank examiner, he in terviews leading bankers, and from a mass of conflicting statements he gives the publio a clear idea of the situation. Confidence is restored or a panic precipi tated by his pen. All our big daily papers have report ers who are experts in different lines of work. Each man knows how to get in formation quickly and accurately, as well as how to write under the direction of editors, who marshal them as a gen eral marshals his troops. They go out, gather every item of information that is obtainable, write their articles and hand in their copy. Careful copy readers edit the matter and write the head lines—an art in itself. When in type the proof is submitted to the editor and the paper is made np All this work requiring care, accuracy and thought is done with a rush. The great American pubhc reads its bulky newspaper in the morning with com placency, oblivious of the great amount of work that the closely printed pages represent.—New York Recorder. May Marriages In Scotland. I There is a deeply rooted suspicion in Scotland that May marriages are un lucky, and are bound to turn out badly In April, 1891, there were 3,055 mar riages in Scotland, in May there were but 1,008, while in June the number jumped to 4,l4B.—Pittsburg Dispatch. New Orleans agents of Louisiana and Mississippi lumber mills have con tracted for the delivery of 60,000,000 feet of pine lumber to the German govern ment within eighteen months. This enormous amount is said to be for the construction of railroads in that coun try. Horse blankets and buggy robes at Foy's saddlery house, 315 N. Los Angeles street. Balzac and Berthet. Balzac the great French novelist, onco received a lesson in good manners from a younger and less distinguished associate. The hint came with good grace from the younger man, Elie Ber thet, because it was deserved, and be cause Berthet himself was a person of courteous manners and gentle and amia ble disposition. Berthet had written some romances which became so popular, and he so distinguished himself in jour nalistic work, as to become an assistant editor of The Siecle. As the assistant of M. Desnoyers, tbe editor ol The Siecle, he had been intro duced to Balzac. But though Balzac had many interviews with M Desnoy ers, arid was often in the office, he never paid the slightest attention to Berthet. He did not even speak or bow to the young novelist. One day Balzac took some copy to The Siecle office, and was greatly disturbed because M. Desnoyers, whom ho wished to see, was out. Soon after he left tbe office he met Ebe Berthet. He went up to the young man, and without touching his hat or otherwise saluting him, touched him on the arm with one finger and said: "Ah! you tell Desnoyers that I have left the copy at tho office." Without a second glance he turned away. Berthet delivered the message and the editor replied: "I am not likely to forget it. He has sent me word by three persons already." Three days later Balzac and Berthet met at about the same place. Berthet did not take off his hat. He touched Balzac on the arm with one finger and Bait!. "Ah! he says you have sent him word by three persons already." Then he walked on.—Youth's Com panion. Cold in Alaska. "My experience with Alaskan winters was rather disappointing," said a mem ber of the Alaskan boundary survey. "The greatest degree of cold we expe rienced was 50 degs. below zero, and that was when Mr. Turner extended his trip north along the boundary line to the Arctic sea From what traders and missionaries told us of previous years it would seem that the winters of 1889, 1890 and 1891 were exceptionally mild. "Even at the low temperature of this region the growth of vegetation is sur prisingly rapid, but as there are only three months of growing weather this can be easily accounted for. I found grasses six feet high along the Yukon and Porcupine lowlands—a more re markable fact when you consider that the Porcupine extends many miles above the Arctic circle. There were also salm on berries, blueberries, currants and raspberries in profusion and hundreds of acres of cranberries. Of the latter fruit the fndiaus store large quantities for winter food. "When the work of tracing and estab lishing the boundary was completed the party set up a monument of rough stones, about twelve feet high, as a visible mark of tbe dividing line between American and British possessions. Of course there is a check on this in the shape cf a se curely concealed stone, properly marked, at the head of the base line, near the main station. When we were about to break camp it occurred to me that no photograph of the monument had been taken, so 1 took a camera and sighted it and then climbed on top of the rocks and had a curious native 'shoot' the ma chine."—San. Francisco Chronicle. Spring Killing Saddle. Most of those who have done much horseback riding have sad recollections of having had at one time or another to jog along for weary miles on the back of an ill bred, straight patterned nag, whose every step jarred every nerve in the body and aroused the most pro nounced feelings of resentment. Accord ing to the inventor of a new saddle, such memorable incidents as these need never more occur and the horseback riding of the future will be pure, unmixed delight. This saddle owes it peculiar merit to a series of springs. The upper saddletree or seat is connected with the lower sim ply by these springs, so there is nothing to interfere with that free working with out which no spring saddle can fulfill the purpose and object of its construc tion, viz., to relieve the rider from the constant jolt experienced in riding on a springless saddle. The springs are cone shaped, working within each other, and are made of tempered steel wire so placed between the wooden tree and the upper tree or frame seat (consisting of a steel wire bent to the shape of the lower tree and clasped by brass bands which cross each other) as to work freely wherever the motion of the horse may bring the weight of the rider.—Phila delphia Press. France, Germany and Russia. Till 1870 France held the supremo con trol of the peace of the world. No sword could be unsheathed in Europe without her consent. Napoleon IU was the great arbiter. A frown from him darkened the horizon. The day after he expressed regret to Baron Hubner at not being in accord with Austria, the stock ex changes were in a panic, and Austria and Prussia concluded a hasty peace be fore the master had time to show dis satisfaction. Since the war of 1870 this role has ceased to belong to France. Germany has usurped it, and her claim to it is what has revolted the czar, who remains alone, striving by his deliberate isolation to neutralize the unwelcome supremacy of Germany, allowing France to render him apparent homage in order to emphasize his attitude, but really knowing himself to be doomed to immo bility as long as he remains outside the allied empires.—De Blowitz in Harper's. Resolutions by the Plumb ers. At a regular meeting of the Los Angeles Master Plumbers held at their room November 2,1891, the following resolution was adopted: Whereas, it has pleased the Almighty to re move from this earth the wile of onr fellow plumber aid friend, F. A. Weinshank, after a long and painful illness; be it Resolved, that we as an association hereby tender our heartfelt sympathy to our friend in his sad affliction; and be it further Resolved, that these resolutions be entered upon the minutes of this association and print ed in the daily papers of this city, and that a copy be sent to our afflicted brother T. J. STEPHENS, Secretary Master Plumbers' Association. Q. G. Johnson, notary, has removed to 213 West First street, opposite old office. WHY BUY aU the poor grades of flour when you can get W. Chamberlain & Co.'s Enreka brand. Call at 813 8. Broadway and try a sack. 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No person or persons, corporation •or corporations, either as owner, agent, factor, broker, servant or employe, shall bring for de livery, or cause to be brought for delivery, into Los Angeles county, California, from any place or places without said county, any trees, plants, vines, shrubs, scions, cuttings, or grafts, with out giving written notice of their arrival at their destination, within twenty-four hours thereafter, to the horticultural commission of said county, or to the local inspector of the dis trict Into which tbe same are so brought; nor shall either of the persons or parties above named remove or use, or cause the removal of the same from the place of their arrival at their destination, until inspected as hereinafter pro vided. Sec. 2. On receiving the notification men- I tloned in section 1 hereof, the horticultural commission, or local inspector receiving the same, shall, as soon thereafter as practicable, carefully Inspect the articles relative to which said notice was served. Sec. 3 Any person or persons within the county of Los Angeles, who shall ship or bring, or cause to be shipped or brought into Los An geles county, California, any trees, vines, scions, cuttings, grafts, shrubs, or plants, shall have placed upon or securely attached to each box, package, or separate parcel oi such articles a distinct mark or label showing the name of the owner, agent or shipper, the name of the grower and the place where grown. Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of the county hor ticultural commission to enforce the provisions of this ordinance, and for such purpose it may make such rules and regulations as in its judg ment is necessary to make such ordinance ef fective. Sec. 5. Any person violating any of the pro visions of this ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment in tho county jail not less than five days nor more than six months, or by a fine of not less than Aye dol lars nor more than five hundred dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment. A judgment that the defendant pay a fine may also direct that he be imprisoned until the fine be satisfied, specifying the extent of im prisonment, which must not exceed one day ror every donar of the line. Sec 6. An ordinance entitled "An ordinance with excerpts from state laws concerning hor ticultural interests," passed by the board of su pervisors of Los Arjeeies county, California, on March 13,1890, and all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed. 8. M. PERRY, Chairman ol the Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles county, California. Attest: jSEAI..] T. H. WARD, County Clerk and ex-officio Clerk oi the Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles county, Cali fornia. By Henry S. Kn'apf, Deputy Clerk. Btats of California, > County of Los Anqeiib.S ob - I. T. H. Ward, county clerk of the county of Los Angeles. California, and ex-officio clerk of the board of supervisors of Bald county, hereby certify ihat the foregoing ordinance was duly passed and adopted at a regular meeting of said board of bupervisors, at which were pres ent a full board and the clerk, held on Tuesday, the third day of November, 1891, by the fol lowing vote, to-wit: Ayes—Supervisors 8. M. Perry, A. E. Davis, E. A ion-ester, J. W. Cook and H. C. HuDbard. Noes—None. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official seal, this 3d day of November, A D. 1891. [seal 1 T. H. WARD, County Clerk and ex-officio Clerk of the Board ot Supervisors of Los Angeles county, Cali lornla. By Henry 8. Knapp, Deputy Clerk. 118 lot Crystal Palace. 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