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LOS ANGELES HERALD.
VOL. 37.—N0. .31. CHILE BACKS DOWN. The United States Met Half Way. A Request Granted That Was Hitherto Refused. The Baltimore Investigation to Be Conducted Above Board. The Hailing of the American Warships for Chile Thought to Have Had a Salutary Kll'eet ou Ihe vTunta. Associated I'rcss Dispatches, New York, Nov. 19.—Tho Herald's Valparaiso correspondent cables: The Chilean government has descended from tho lofty pedestal it so long occupied in dealing with the outrageous assault by a mob upon the sailors of the Balti more, Captain Schley today received a letter from Judge Foster, granting the request that our representatives here be furnished by the court of inquiry witb copies of all depositions made before it iv tho investigation. This same re quest has been absolutely refused on all previous occasions. There in no doubt that the Chilean authorities have rejected the London Times's self proffered advice through its sen sational correspondent, Thomson, that the United States' reasonable de mands be treated as a bluff, and finding that our government was maintaining a fair but firm attitude, determined to meet it half way. I hear rumors that much speculation is indulged in here at Santiago as to the reason for the dis patch of American war vessels to the Pacific squadron. There is no doubt that the news had a salutary effect in Chile. A large fire at Santiago yesterday de stroyed several buildings facing the mu nicipal theater. London, Nov. IK. —The Santiago corre spondent of the Times says : With tlie exception of formal scrutiny by congress Admiral Montt was yesterday unani mously elected president of Chile. VICUNA IN PARIS Halmaceda's Man Friday Interviewed on the Chilean Situation. Pari*, Nov. 19.—&eflor Vicuna, who was selected by Balatnaceda to succeed • him in the presidency of Chile, arrived here today. Regarding affairs iv Chile he refused to talk until the public mind there became tranquil and the political situation normal. He said when the proper time comesilie will publish docu ments in his possession containing the facts regarding these matters and leave history to pronounce tho verdict as to the part played iv Balmaceda's government. Referring to the general situation in South America, the seiior said, on account cf the Chilean revolution which had an unsettled in- Iluence on the whole continent, a gen eral contlagration was liable to break out at any moment. Brazil, pince the proclamation of the rebublic, has been unable to establish a government hav ing the essential elements of perma nence. The divergent interests, politi cal anil economic, and the dissimilar sympathies, customs and temperaments of the inhabitants, would inevitably lead to the separation of the country 'into at least two sections, north and south. In Argentine changes are taking place, and a general outbreak of discon tent is impending. Kven in Peru indi cations of movements of disquieting na ture are observable by the student of politics. BRAZILIAN AFFAIRS. Conflicting Reports About the l'rogress of the Rebellion. Nuw York, Nov. 19. —The Herald's cable from Valparaiso about Brazilian affairs says: Two different stories came tonight. One is to the effect that Fon seca has heard from the governors of all the states, announcing adherence to the * new form of government. On the other hand, it is asserted that the insurgents in Rio Grande are still in high feather. They have selected General Ossorio as commander of the military forces. Ad miral Waudenkolk, it is asserted, has deserted Fonseca and joined the insur gents. The government of Uruguay has proclaimed strict neutrality. Passen gers from Rio Grande say the revolution was started by the captain of the frigate ' Rodrigo Rocha, in conjunction with certain garrisons of the state. The en trance to the river is guarded by torpe does and troops. The buoys have been renoved by order of the Uruguayan government. Only foreign war ships .<nd merchantmen are allowed passage. Baron Lucerna, president of Fonseca's council of ministers, has proposed to the insurgents that they state the causes of tbeir grievances, and on what condi tion they will disperse their forces and Dring the insurrection to an end. The provisional junta is having internecine strife, and Dr. Brazil and Arros Cassal have resigned. Passengers just in from Northern Brazil at Montevideo say the northern states of the republic are dis contented, and preparations are being made for an outbreak against the dic tator. Fonseca's ships have so far failed to force the passage oi the Rio Grande. London, Nov. 19.— The Santiago cor respondent of the Times says: In spite of the obstructions put in the channel of the Rio Grande by the Brazilian insur gents, merchant vessels and foreign war ships drawing less than 13 feet will still be able to pass. A telegram received today from Buenoa Ayres announces that the whole pro vince of Rio Grande is in arms against Fonesca. Dr. Brazil, recently appointed minister oi war by the provisional junta, has cent a telegram to the minister of finance, demanding Fonseca's reeigna tion. Dr. Brazil has been making over tures to the province of Santa t'atheri na, asking the people to join issue with the Rio Grande insurgents. The l'ru't tiro wort. Mahyhvii.le, Cal., Nov. 19.— The* third day of the fruit growers' conven tion, J. L. Mosher, of San Jose, read a paper on Horticultural Progress; D. Dublin, of Sacramento, one on Methods for the Profitable Disposition of Califor nia Dried and Green Fruits; B. N. Row ell, of San Francisco, one ou Marketing California's Fruit Crop. E. VV. Maslin, of the state board of trade, spoke on t'ne necessity of gaining a market for California dried and green fruit in England, where at present com paratively nothing is known of them. Resolutions of the traffic association were here introduced by J. 8. Stabler. They were applauded, and before action was taken, were discussed at consider able length by Mr. Stabler, Professor Wickson, F. A. Kimball, of National City, J. M, Benson, of Stockton, and others. This afternopn's session of the Fruit Growers' convention brought out a number of papers on various subjects Concerning planting; a proposition to have congressmen urge the completion of the Nicaragua canal, by the govern ment, and memorials to congress look ing to more thorough inspection of all imported trees. The business session dosed late this evening, and tomorrow will be devoted to excursions, dinners and a banquet in the evening. Doings at Auburn. Aniens, Cal., Nov. 19. —A miners' meeting was held at the court house this evening, Hon. J. H. Neff presiding. The meeting was well attended and enthusi astic. Short addresses were delivered by Judge Hale, Judge Spear, J. A. Filcher, W. D. Perkins, J. B. Hobson, B. F. Hartley and Dr. Shnabel. It was resolved to hold a county convention on the 2Sth inst. The object is to induco the convening of a state convention of miners at an early day to meet in San Francisco to induce friendly legislation by congress. The grand jury have indicted Al Rob erts on the charge of train wrecking. A elight rain fell last night. The rain fail to date for the season is 1.20 inches. ACTOR FLORENCE DEAD. THE CURTAIN DROPS ON A NOTED CAREER. One of the Brightest Ornamenta of the American Stage Passes Suddenly Away — Joseph Jefferson Severely Shocked by the News. Pihladku'iiia, Nov. 19.—William J. Florence, the actor, died at the Conti nental hotel this evening at 6:30 o'clock. It was a great surprise to those in at tendance, as he had today apparently been improving. Only his eister-in-law, Mrs. Barney Williams, of Brooklyn, his sister, Mrs. Norman Wiard, of Washing ton, and Dr. Donnelan were with him when the end came. Toward the even ing he had been sleeping, and the first indication the watchers had of death, was that he censed to breathe. Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Wiard are prostrated. As all his male relatives had returned to New York today, be lieving him to be on the road to recov ery. Proprietor Kingsley, of the hotel, took temporary charge oi affairs. Mrs. Florence will leave England for New York Saturday. Until she can be heard from no definite funeral arrangements will be made. It is thought he will be interred in Brooklyn. His fatal illness began last Saturday night. He had been complaining dur ing the week, but performed regularly, and on Saturday evening after the per formance gave a supper at the hotel iv honor of Mr. and Mrs. Kendal. After, the festivities ho was taken ill and a physician found he was suffering from a severe attack of pnemonia, both lungs being affected. The lobby of the hotel was tonight filled with theatrical people discussing the sad incident. Messages of. sympathy sent to Mrs. Florence by the Glover club, on the oc cassion of its monthly dinner tonight, reached the hotel after his death. Florence was 61 years of age. His name was originally Conlin, but after he adopted the stage name of Florence, he legalized it by act of the legislature. Grand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 10.—Jo seph Jefferson, who was playing here this evening, was greatly shocked when informed of the death of his friend Flor ence. He remained up until a late hour reading dispatches and relating reminiscences of the deceased actor. [William Jermyn Florence was born in Albany, N. V., July 26, 1831. He became a member of the Murdock dra matic association in New York city, made his first appearance in Richmond, Va., December 6, 1849, as Peter in The Stranger, and soon acquired distinction as a versatile comic actor. He after wards, in Providence. R. 1., successfully played Macduff, to Booth's Macbeth. Returning to New York, he appeared at Brougham's Lyceum in Irish characters. He married on New Year's day, 1853, Mrs. Malvina (Pray) Littell, a danseuse attached to Wallack's theater, and a sister to Mrs. Barney Williams, and on the Bth of June following the two ap peared at the National theater, New York, as the Irish Boy and the Yankee Girl. In 1856 they went to England, and appeared in Drury Lane theater, London, for fifty nights, to crowded houses, afterwards performing in vari ous theaters throughout the United Kingdom. Mr. Florence's best known parts were those of Bardwell Slote in The Mighty Dollar, and Captain Cuttle in Dombey and Son.] Fire Chief* Injured. Tacoma, Nov. 18.—While answering an alarm of fire this morning Chief H. M. Lillis and Assistant Chief Packing ham were run into by three horses abreast. Both men were thrown from their buggy to the pavement, and then run over by the horses and cart. Both are seriously injured. Baird Give* Bond*. Madera. Nov. 19.— W. F. Baird, ac cused of forgery, was arraigned before Justice McDonald this afternoon, and held to appear before the superior court, with bonds fixed at $1000, on five charges. He gave bonds. FRIDAY MORNING. NOVEMBER 20, 1891-TEN PAGES. THIRD PARTY ON TOP It Captured the Farmers' Alliance. But the Alliance Split on the Sob-Treasury Scheme. The Antm will Immediately Form a New Organization. A Confederated Assembly of Industrial Unions to Be Formed for the lieneftt of the Peo ple's Party. Associated Press Dispatches. Indiasavous, Nov. 19.—Tho net re sults of today's session of the farmers' organization are that the People's party has captured the Alliance, and the Alliance has split on the sub-treasury scheme. The third party people were vigor ously proselyting among the delegates of the Alliance and F. M. B. A. this morning. There was a conference of a joint committee from the People's party, the executive committee of the Alliance and the F. M. B. A., F. H. Taubeneck, of Illinois, acted as chairman, and made an earnest appeal to tbe representatives of the various industrial unions to con solidate their interests and take inde pendent political action. The confer ence continued without any definite action till 1 o'clock, when an adjourn* ment was taken for dinner. Soon after the opening of this morn ing's session of the supreme council of the Farmers' Alliance, the chairman of the committee, which last night met the representatives of the anti-sub-treaaury element, said his committee was ready to report. Instantly there was a dis turbance. Ou motion from a delegate seated on the McCune side of the house, every one not entitled to vote in the ex ecutive session was obliged to leave the hall. When the doors were closed, the chairman read the recommendation of the committee, that Dr. Yeaman, author of anti sub-treasury protest should have a hearing. It was received with cries of, "No! No!" and an acrimonious discussion began. About 11:3 l) o'clock a communication was sent to the anti-sub-treaßury people, demanding that the Alliance be imme diately furnished with a copy of tbe pro test which they desired to present. The antis replied that the committee was only empowered, through Yeamans, to present the protest, and until Yeamans could be heard by the supreme council, the latter body would be deprived of the pleasure of reading the protest. At 11:30 the supreme council had neither adjourned nor replied to the communication of the anti-sub treasury people. The document of the anti-sub treasury men earnestly protests against any action of the supreme council that pro poses to commit the Farmers' Alliance and Industrial union to the pioposition that provision be made by congress for government loans of money to individual citizens upon farm mortgages as secur ity, or the demand for government own ership or control of railroad property and transportation. "These schemes," it declares, "are unconstitutional, im practicable, conflicting with the spirit of the Alliance movement, and tending to government paternaliem and state socialism, instead of relief from present oppression.. The measures promise greater evils, being partial to certain classes, and involving business details too deep for the average farmer. The attendant expense would make the mar ket price for money higher and open an avenue for sharpers to trade upon farmers' hard earned goods and products. The markets would be overloaded with produce, putting down the value of commodities and raising taxation. Alabama, Missis sippi and Missouri have furnished ex amples of how similar schemes to the sub-treasury project failed signally. The land loan scheme, beyond promising a low rate of interest, presents no favora ble features, the expense of mainten ance being enormous. Government' ownership of roads implies one of two other schemes. It would foster political corruption and be an arbitrary interfer ence with private rights in many senses." In concluaion the committee ex presses a desire to co-operate with the Alliance in carrying out the principles of securing a safe currency, ridding the land of trusts and monopolies, helping the farmer and laborer in securing an honest ballot and a fair count, and selecting for places of public honor and emolument honest and capable men. The executive committee of the anti sub-treasury party will at once begin the work of organizing a new alliance. The capture of the Alliance by the People's party, while practically accom plished some days ago, was not apparent until today when President Polk was unanimously re-elected. J. 11. Loucks of South Dakota was chosen vice-presi dent; J. H. Turner was re-elected secre tary and treasurer, and J. F. VVilletts of Kansas national lecturer. George F. Washburne of the national executive committee of the People's party stated that the leaders of that party were jubilant over their election of President Polk. Mr. Polk, in his an nual address Tuesday night so severely condemned the old parties and so strongly indicated his tendencies to ward the People's party movement, that his re-election is regarded a great vic tory for the People's party. The elec tion of Mr. Loucks as vice-president is regarded aa a greater victory, from the fact that a large number of Alliance delegates, also members of other indus trial organizations and working together, would lend their action toward the uni fication of all and in the direction of independent political action. The committee on confederation of the various industrial organizations, at a meetimt today referred to a sub-com mittee consisting of Messrs. Terrell, Taubeneck and Baumgartner, the ques tion of calling a congress of all the labor and industrial classes to meet February 22d next. It was first decided to hold the congress in Washington, but the south and west members objected. The sub committee was instructed to select either Indianapolis, Louisville, Cincin nati, Chicago or Springfield, Ills. Politics consumed much of the time of this committee, the question at issue being whether away should be left open for selecting a national ticket at the February meeting, or whether the work done there should be limited so as to prevent political action. The latter course was finally decided on. When the assembly convenes it will draw up a platform of declarations and demands, and the two great political parties will be requested to give them consideration and endorsement. It_ is not expected that the two great parties will take any notice of these demands, and the way will remain clear for the People's party to call a convention, after the other political conventions have been held, and adopt the formulated demands of the confederated labor as sembly as its platform. This is the plan of action now deter mined upon by the People's party; to call a convention after the other political conventions have been held, and adopt the formulated demands of the confed erated labor assembly aa its platform. The Confederated Assembly of Indus trial Unions, as it is called, will be the most important organization of recent years. It aims for the consolidation of all the labor classee, and the subsequent diversion of the whole strength of the gigantic combination into the ranks of the third party. A committee was appointed to prepare an address to the laboring people, set ting forth the objects and purposes of the February meeting. The Reform Press association elected Dr. S. McLaflin, editor of the Topeka Advocate, president, this morning. A committee was appointed andinstructed to ask a conference with a like com mittee from the supreme council of the Farmers' Alliance, on the subject of the National Union company of New York, and to investigate its workings, etc. At a joint meeting tonight of the Alliance and F. M. B. A., the third party movement was endorsed amid the wildest enthusiasm. The F. M. B. A. elected S. S. Gauze, of Missouri, presi dent; J. P. Stelle,' of Illinois, secretary. ALL FOR FREE COINAGE. THE MINING CONG-RESS IS RIGHT ON SILVER. / Judge Searles, of California, Senator Wol cott, of Colorado and Other Noted Men Express Their Opinions—An Interest ing Drilling Contest. Denver, Nov. 19.—The seeeion of the mining congress was delayed thiß morn ing through the tardiness of the dele gates, in consequence of attending the drilling contest laet evening. Butte, Mont., broke all records in the way of double-handed drilling, and defeated the champions of Colorado, i The committee on credentials reported 559 delegates present from thirty-one states and territories. Niles Searles, ex chief justice of California, was recom mended for permanent chairman, and it was decided to discuss a number of subjects, among which was that of the free coinage of silver. The report was adopted. Judge Searles, in the course of his ad dress accepting the chairmanship, em phatically ejidorsed the free coinage of silver. In the afternoon the congress ap pointed one vice-president from each state. Skiff, of the mining bureau of the world's fair, was given thirty minutes to set forth the advantages of the Columbian expositiou and the necessity of the mining states making an exhibit that would give the world an idea of the importance of the industry. Senator Wolcott, in a brief speech, set at rest all doubts aa to his position on the silver question. He hoped the congress would shape into proper form such matters as require legislation, and in closing his remarks, said: "No mat ter what may be the wishes of the majority of the party to which I belong, or its chief executive; and no matter how much my course may remove me from the sunlight of official patronage, until some new light crosses my vision, which is not yet dimmed, I shall so long as I remain in public life, vote for free and unlimited coinage of silver." The audience rose and applauded Senator Wolcott until President Searles rapped for order. E. R. Holden, the leader of the fac tion demanding the coinage of Ameri can product only, predicted disaster and ruin to the banking and commercial system of the country if foreign nations were allowed to unload their silver upon the United States, and receive gold in return. He asserted that Mexico in an other year would produce more silver than this country, and that one small district in Australia was preparing to produce more silver than Colorado. Charles S. Thomas of Colorado replied to these arguments, and boldly advo cated free and unlimited coinage of sil ver. The congress then adjourned un til tomorrow. On the committee on resolutions the chairman appointed as members at large: Col. C. C. Goodwin, Utah; ex- Senator 11. W. Tabor, Colorado; ex- Governor llanser, Montana; Robert Mackey, Canada, and J. J. Mullally, Missouri. The second day's drilling contest leaves the record of the Butte team at the head of the list, and it is a foregone conclusion that they will take first money. Bakersfield Items. Bakekkkield, Cal., Nov. 19. — One fourth of an inch of rain fell here this morning. There are indications of more tonight. Several wooden buildings, including the Buffalo bottling establishment, of Leet & Lang, were destroyed by tire this morning. 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