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BENNY'S BOMBSHELL. Chilean Indignation Stirred to the Depths. Harrison's Message Has Created a Sensation. The President Accused of Violating Diplomatic Usage. Minister Bean Responsible for a Grave Misunderstanding— Rlutous Con duct of American Sailors In Montevideo. Associated Press Dispatches. London, Dec. 13. —A Santiago dis patch to the Times says: President Harrison's message ha 3 had the effect of a bombshell. It is regarded inofficial circles aa a breach of diplomatic usage. The foreign oflice has sent to all the Chilean legations for publication a cir cular reflecting official and public opin ion on the subject. The official gazette publishes the notes exchanged between tho Chilean government and Minister Kgan. These correspond to the declarations contained in the circu lar sent to the Chilean legations. It appears that the foreign office asked Kgan, Movember Mb, to supply his pre ferred testimony to substantiate grave charges against Chilean officials. A .month's delay in complying witii the request prevented President Harrison from having knowledging of the result of the inquiry into the Baltimore affair, tho knowledge of which, it is believed, would have altered his message en tirely. El Ferrocarril publishes a telegram say ing ninety sailors of the United States steamship Boston were allowed to go ashore at Montevideo recently, and they immediately started on a drunken spree. The men, the telegram alleges, were guilty of riotous conduct, and got into several scrimmages with the police, in all of which the sailors were the ag gressors. MISLEADING DATA Responsible Tor the Bad Breach In Har rison's Message. New Yokk, Dec. 13. —The Herald's Valparaiso cable says: El Ferrocarrill, the leading daily, says editorially, that it supports Matta in deprecating the tone of Harriaon'a message, and ascribes it to exaggerated data for warded to Washington. The editor says he feels confident the people and government of the United States will alter their ideas on the subject when the facta are fully known. The German squadron haa sailed for Montevideo. Captain Schley, upon the in tercession of Judge of Crimes Foster, has released two Baltimore sailors, McWilliams and Painter, from imprisonment on that vessel. These are the men who, after being compelled to stand a number of hours during the hearing before the court of inquiry, were allowed to go to a restaurant, an d in spite of their promise to keep sober returned to the court room intoxicated. Neither is a native of the United States. Their arrest was seized upon by the cor respondent of the London Times, to send oue of his usually grossly exaggerated stories, with the avowed purpose of stir ring up ill feeling between Chile and the United States. BAIJIACEDA'S BKTRAYAL. A Late Arrival Prom Chile Tells the Story of the Dictator's Death. Seattle, Wash., Dec. 13.—A special to the Post-lntelligencer from Port Townsend, Wash, says: J. Perkins Shanks, an American engineer who for the past twenty-two years has resided iv CD.il% and who arrived here a few days ago, tells the story of how Balma ceda was betrayed. He says: "Balma ceda was betrayed by the Argentine minister, Sefior Uribirru, in Sautiago, iv this manner: - When Balmaceda sent his minister to request the hospitality of Sefior Uribirru to shelter bim against the attack of the insurgents, it was agreed that Balmaceda should arrive at the Argentine legation at 4 o'clock in the morning. When he arrived he was met by the sefior, and on entering ne met face to face the wife of his most bitter enemy, Mrs. Carlos Walker Mar tinez, who had taken refuge in the same legation, fearing an attempt on her life on the part of Balmaceda. Great confusion followed the meeting, and the lady was compelled to take a solemn oath not to divulge the whereabouts of Balmaceda. But she entered into an intrigue with the Argentine minister to betray Balmaceda to George Montt. Word was sent notifying Montt of Balmaceda's hiding place. Montt im mediately took steps to induce the ex-dictator to surrender himself peace ably to the newly constituted authori ties, promising every guarantee of a fair and just trial. Balmaceda agreed to surrender after the holidays. From the day Balmaceda received the first word from Montt, he commenced preparing for death and began writing instructions disposing of all his personal affairs, and when the time arrived for him to sur render, he killed himself, knowing he could not receive justice." THE GARFIELD PAKK NUISANCE. Citizens or Chicago Determined That It Shall Be Suppressed. Chicago, Dec. 13.—The raid made on the Garfield race track yesterday caused a sensation in all circles. The press, the clubs and prominent citizens have recently taken a hand with the business men for the permanent suppression of this place, which is located within the city limits, about a stone's throw from one of the finest parks in the city. The fight promises yet to be bitter. At a meeting held at the Illinois club last night the Garfield park club was declared a public ' nuisance, and a menace to tbe peace and good or der of the citizens of the West Side. President Chalmers, after stating tbe object of the meeting—to discuss ways and means for closing up the race track —said no legitimate race course was ever conducted as this track had been LOS ANGELES HERALD. during the past year. Today they stopped racing, but have already issued a circular that they will resume in April. "I think if we take this matter in hand, we can close this track for ever." Ex-Mayor Carter 11. Harrison, Rev. Dr. Witlow, of the Third Presbyterian church; President Thompson, of the West Park board; Rev. Dr. Lawrence, of the Hecond Baptist church, and Rev. Dr. Wallace, of the Eighth Presbyterian church, were the principal speakers against the track. A committee waa appointed to wait on Mayor Washburne in regard to the nuisance. BLEW OUT IMS BRAINS. Tlie Last Act In n Series of Terrible Tragedies. Bhbivbpobt, La., Dec. 13.—Joseph Patterson • (colored) who yesterday killed his wife and a negro, in Bossier parish, and afterward shot J. B. Lay and Have Wallace, was run down so close by a mob this afternoon, that he returned home, put to flight the mourn ers sitting in the room with his wife's corpse, and blew out his brains. The mob removed the body of the murdered woman, then fired tho house, burning Patterson's body. Mr. Wallace died last night. Mr. Lay will recover. Thawed Out Giant Powder. Dknveii, Colo., Dec. 13.—Yesterday a landslide covered a portion of the Rio Grande track with hundreds of tons of rock and earth. The workmen in clear ing the debris resorted to the use of giant powder. Iv attempting to thaw out some of the powder, several of the sticks exploded, instantly killing one and fatally injuring four men. Stolen Diumunds Kecuvered. Dayton, 0., Dec. 13.—Chief of Police Freeman, assisted by a detective, has unearthed most of the diamonds stolen on a train here from an agent of a Cin cinnati jewelry house. FIFTY-SECOND CONGRESS LITTLE OF INTEREST TO TAKE PLACE THIS WEEK. Many Senators and Representatives Get ting Ready to Leave Washington for the Holiday Recess—Speaker Crisp Ar ranging His Committees. Washington, Dec. 13. —So far as ac tual legislative business is concerned, it is probable that the present week in congress will be devoid of a feature of interest. It has come to be generally understood that while the time before the holiday recess in a long session may be employed in perfecting the organiza tion of the two branches of congress, little can be attempted with profit in tbe line of legislation. Many senators and representatives assuming that the recess will begin before the end of the week, have already made arrangements to leave Washington in a few days. Unless difficulties are en countered the reorganization of the committees will be completed Monday or Tuesday, but there is no expectation that they will undertake any important work during the week. The introduction of bills and resolu tions not presented in the rush labt week, a speech by Senator Turpie on the subject of the election of senators by a direct vfete of the people, and one by Senator Stewart on free silver coinage, together with such responses as they may elicit, will probably compose the record of the week in the senate. The house will not meet until Wednes day, and after a biief session will proba bly adjourn with an understanding that on the day of reassembling it will ad ■ journ for the customary recess. The proposition has been broached that congress adjourn Friday, the 18th, to Monday, January 4lh. It Is believed, in the absence of committee organiza tion, nothing will be accomplished by. continuing the nominal sessions of the house into the following week before taking the usual recess, t The speaker has been industriously engaged in the work preliminary-to the appointment of committees, but the ex perience of the past warrants the belief that it will be found impracticable to complete them iv time for announce ment before the new year. The com mittee on rules may be announced dur ing the coming week, in order that its members may proceed to formulate rules for the fifty-second house, and submit them for consideration immediately upon reassembling after the holidays. TUE BOMB THROWER. All Doubt Removed as to the Identity or the Dead Dynamiter. Boston, Dec. 13. —In au interview to night, Mrs. Norcross said the letter found in her sou's desk, addressed to her, removed from the minds of herself and husband all doubts that Henry, her son', was the man who threw the bomb at Russell Sage. The opening sentence of the letter was: "I got to New York to get $1,250,000. If Ido not succeed, I will kill myself." She refused to di vulge the further contents of the letter, but finally said: "He was insane, and made a martyr of himself in the inter est of his inventions and the good of so ciety." Quadruple Murder, Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 13. — The perpetrators of the quadruple murder near New Smyrna are still at large. An investigation shows that Mrs. Hatch and her son were in one room, while the bodies of Frank Packwood and Miss Bruce were in another. The person of the latter was outraged before Ehe was murdered. A revolver with two cham bers empty, a double-barreled" shotgun with the stock broken into splinters, and a long-bladed butcher-knife were found in the rooms. Robbery was un doubtedly the object of the crime. A Deliberate Double Tragedy. Mt. Olive, 111., Dec. 13. —Yesterday John Miller, aged 68, during the absence of his wife, became intoxicated. On her return he threatened her life. She ran out of the house, he followed and fired a bullet clear through her body. l»le then committed suicide. Mrs. Mil ler's wound is thought to be fatal. Tbe tragedy was evidently premeditated, as a few days ago Miller settled up all bis business affairs. MONDAY MORNING. DECEMBER 14, 1891. A BLOW FOR IRELAND Michael Davitt's Fighting Proclivities Aroused. He Will Run for Parliament in Waterford. A Cruel Blow From a Blackthorn Forced His Candidacy. Another Rloody Riot Between I'aruell ites and McCarthyltes— Furious Gales in Great Rrltain—Other Foreign News. Associated Prebs Dispatches. Dublin, Dec. 13.—Michael Davitt, the famous Irish leader, was seriously wounded during a riot at Waterford City, today. Davitt and William O'Brien had gone to Waterford to sup port the candidature of Keane, the nominee of the McCarthyitea for the seat in parliament made vacant by the death of Richard Power. Keane's op ponent, is Mr. Redmond, a member of the Parnell wing of the Irish party. Davitt was strongly urged by the Mc- Carthyitea to stand for Waterford, but declined to do so, and in consequence of his refusal, Keane was made the nomi nee. Reports from Waterford show that the riot this afternoon was one of the most sanguinary and vicious of the political rows that have recently attended the discussions in Irish towns of rival lead ers. Ominous rumors of an impending row had been exciting the populace for some time, and a force of six hundred police had been drafted into the town, in the hope that their presence would secure order. The Parnellite leaders, Redmond, Leamey and Daltou, had been in Water ford some days. Thil afternoon special trains brought hundreds of supporters of the rival candidates, and the several contingents' armed with blackthorn shillalahs marched through the streets to the music of brass bands. Davitt and others, also attended by band music, proceeded for the quarters of the National Commercial club. En route a mob of l'arnellites began one of the fiercest of the conflicts that have characterized the prevailing Jhostilities. The opposing crowds fought at very cloie quarters, and surged to and fro through the streets, seeming utteriy rt gardleßS of the presence of the police. Volleys of stones were hurled through the air, and the blackthorns moved with a vicious celerity that sent many howl ing rioters to the hospitals and police station for surgical attention. Iv the midst of the affray Davitt re ceived a ghastly wound on the forehead, from which the blood flowed freely. Tanner and others were injured by stones. At last the police formed a cordon and divided the opposing fac tions, and the Davitt crowd reached the club rooms. O'Brien made the speech of the day, bitterly denouncing the assault upon his friends and saying the crowds who injured Davitt had struck a glorious blow for the Irish cause. Davitt's an swer to that Llov was that now he was a candidate for Waterford. O'Brien, in conclusion, accused the police of using their batons more in favor of the attacking mob than other wise. The police, he asserted, protected thel'arnellites, while the force of their blows was devoted to the McCarthyites. The police are entirely unable to queil the contest. The respective bands of musicians had their horns twisted and drums torn into shreds. Constant skirmishes continued until the Davitt crowd reached their rendezvous. After Davitt's wounds were dressed, he ap peared at a window oi the clubhouse and spoke briefly. Mr. Redmond, upon hearing of the affair, drove to Davitt's hotel and left a note expressing regret for what had oc curred. BRITISH GALES. Mm H Damage by Storms on Sea and London, Dec. 13. —Reports of the damage by storms continue to come in. News was received today that H. M. S. Bautry had been driven ashore by the gale in Biddleford bay and was in a perilous position, but a later dispatch says she is again afloat, and only slight damage was caused. The Bantry left Queenstown Wednesday for Plymouth. She made slow progress and was unable to make St. Ives, owing to heavy seas, which nearly drove her up Bristol chan nel. She lost two boats and the crew became almast exhausted. A hurricane swept over Camp Alder shot today, doing considerable damage, blowing off the glass roof of the bar racks and damaging every building on the ground more or less. The garrison, fortunately, were at divine service when the storm broke out and no one was in jured, the church in which the service was held having withstood the gale. Vessels arriving at Queenstown report terrific weather on the Atlantic. Buildingß have been unroofed at the Welch seaport of Lanlly, and Dr. Rees was fatally injured by a roof falling on him. Along the Yorkshire coast there has been a severe snow storm. The sus pension of the railway service is re ported. Floods are reported in many parts of Derbyshire, and many streets are under water in Matlock. In Todmorden val ley damage amounting to thousands of pounds has been done by high water. Scores of houses are flooded and bridges demolished. At Cambridge two girls were crushed to death by falling walls burying them. The American Copyright Law. London, Dec. 13.—A series of inter views with publishing firms here, by the Associated Press, with the view of ascertaining the effect the American copyright law was producing, has been made recently. Several important firms hesitated in expressing an opinion, on the ground that their business arrange ments hardly permitted their views to be made public. Otherß aaid the act had been in operation too brief a time to enable them to form a definite judgment of the result. The summing up of the other interviews shows the concensus of opinion to be that the effects of the law will not be detrimental to either Euro pean or American trade. It is fhought, however, that the law will result in the gradual cheapening of good literature in both countries. BUCKLEY COMING RACK. His Health Suddenly Permits His Return to Han Francisco. Montreal, Dec. 13.—Christopher A. Buckley of San Francisco, who has been a resident here since the Ist of October, left for home last night. His departure is due to the action of the supreme court in declaring the grand jury which indicted him, illegally constituted. Argentine Advices. New York, Dec. 13.—A Buenos Ayres dispatch says: Judging from reports from all parts of the republic, the dif ferent political parties are forming a combination favoring the candidature of Dr. Eduardo Costa for the presidency. Advices from Mendoza say the sixth regiment of the Argentine army has been stationed along the Chilean fron tier to guard against raids upon Argen tine territory, said to be contemplated by Chilean troops. Brazilian News. New York, Dec. 13.—The Herald's Rio cable says : Tbe governors of Rio Janeiro and San Paulo, who were ap pointed by Fonseca, have resigned. The troops of the insurgents in Rib Grande do Sul have laid down their arms and disbanded. The Uruguayan battalion has returned home and its members will eventually be incorporated into the regular army. POINTERS FROM PARIS. ANTI - CLERICAL A3ITATION IN FRANCE. A Shop-Keaper's Crime—Coldness for the Chicago Fair—Queen Victoria's Ap proaching Visit — Why American Girls Marry Foreigners. Paks, Dec. 13.—Commenting upon the resolution adopted by the chamber of deputies, expressing confidence in the government, in connection with the anti-clerical agitation, the conservative journals express gratification at the smallness of the majority for the gov ernment to defend the country against both radicalism and reaction, and the radical journals reproach the govern ment for dividing the Republican ranks. The Journal dcs Debats and Figaro recommend a policy of conciliation. Le Temps says that a sincere Catholic must understand that the government will not. hesitate to resort to force should the action of the bishops again imperil the tranquillity of the country. DKIED AND SMOKED HIS WIFE. In 18S9 the wife of a shopkeeper, named Bonder, disappeared. Bonder informed the police that she was un faithful and fled after having attempted to poison him. Recent communications led the police to search Bonder's house, where the body of the woman was found hanging in a chimney. The corpse was dried and blackened by the heat, and smoke. Bonder made a confession. COLDNESS FOU THE CHICAGO FAIR. T. B. Bryan of the Chicaso fair com mission in an interview said: "I re gret to lind that so far there is little en thusiasm for the Chicago fair among manufacturers, although I do not think the coldness is due to the McKinlev law." PREPARING TO GREET VICTORIA. The municipal authorities of Hyerese are preparing to give Queen Victoria a warm greeting on her visit to that town. A series of fetes have been arranged. The mayor has sent a letter saying the people are grateful for the honor she is about to confer. international marriages. Several prominent English and Amer ican lawyers have recently been inter viewed on the subject of international marriage. Henry Cachard said: "The general opinion that such marriages are merely exchanges of money for social position is a mistake. The unions sometimes originate in selfish motives, but are mostly due to affection. "In the majority of cases the fortunes of American ladies in truat are ao tied up that the incomea alone can be touched. Marriage with them, there fore, is scarcely profitable to men whose sole object is money. Of course the ladies are to a certain degree attracted by the glitter of a coronet." miss Mitchell's approaching nuptials. Miss Mitchell, daughter of Senator Mitchell, of Oregon, says her marriage to the Duke de la Rochefoucald will pro bably take place in February. A Russian Conspiracy Unearthed. St. Petersburg, Dec. 13. —The Rus sian police assert that they have un earthed a conspiracy to force the grant ing of a national constitution. 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