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IN MERRY ENGLAND. Lord Hartington Inherits His Father's Garter. Salisbury's Isolated Course in the Chadouine Affair. Stambuloff's Sway in Bulgaria Will Not Stand Scrutiny. Another Society Scandal—Earl Russell In a New Role—Victoria Mary's Wedding Presents — Prince of Wales'* \ mas. Associated Prou Dispatches. London, Dec. 25.—(Copyrighted by the New York Associated Press.]— The position of Lord Hartington as leader of tho dissidents will remain unaltered on his going into the house of lords. Jo seph Chamberlain will become the vir tual head of the party, taking the lead in the commons. Lord Hartington, on assuming the dukedom, obtains the gar ter which Gladstone obtained ior the deceased duke, and which is thus in herited in succession. Such an honor is most unusual, but Lord Salisbury, owing the existence of his ministry to Lord Hartington, and being unable oth erwise to repay hia services, is desirous that the new duke shall accept the garter. TUB CHADOUINE AFFAIR. Sir William White, British ambassa dor at Constantinople, while passing through Sofia yesterday had a Bhort in terview with Premier Stainbuloff. It is the belief of a high official oi the foreign office that Lord Salisbury, taking an isolated course is urging Premier Stainbuloff to submit to the demands of Ribot, the French minister of foreign affairs, although the Berlin government is known to De adviting the opposite policy. BULGARI \N ATROCITIES. Reports of O'uonnor, British agent at Sofia, show that it would not be ad visa able to expose the Stainbuloff regime to the scrutiny which would arise from joint deliberation by the European pow ers of Ribot's charge of violation of the capitulations. Wholesale arrests and prolonged imprisonment without trial and a savage system of torture to com pel ooufesiion, and other illegal expul sions beside that of Chadouine, accom pany Statnbuloff's despotic rule. So Lord Salisbury aims to settle the trouble out of court. Btambuloff threatens to resign unless the unstinted support of England be accorded to him. As his successor iv this event would be Stoiloff, who would adopt a pro Russian policy,- the prospect may compel Lird Salisbury to change hia position in the matter. Ribot wants to force an exposure of the Bulgarian atrocities, and has brought Chadouine to Paris to coach him. DIBORACBD MRS. OSBORNF.. The di J gr iced Mre. Captain Osborne, who stole and sold the jewels of Mrs. Hargreaves, is now somewhere in the ■oathof France. Hut for her being Sir Henry James's god-daughter, she would now be lying in prison awaiting trial for perjury aud theft. TUB NKtr SOCIETY BCANDIL. The next society scmdtl will be Lord Howard De Walde.i'a petition for di vorce from his wife. The ea3e, how ever, will be divested of much of tho public interest which would otherwise have attended it, by the withdrawal of certain shocking charges which his wife desired to plead as grounds for separa tion from her husband. Earl Russell's case operates to restrain counsel from permitting scandalous allegations to be made in open court, unsupported by sufficient proof. The efforts to have the case heard in Camera hive been defeated, and the public will now be treated to the revelation of the domestic life of aris tocrats, in which drunken assaultfl and indecencies unworthy of the lowest rowdy figure largely. EARL RUSSBLL IN A NEW, ROLE. Earl Ruasell has appeired in anew role. He now reads the lessiona in the family church at Wimbledon on Sun days. Forsaking agnosticism, of which both his father and mother were avowed advocates, he has also become a broad church man and an earnest evangelist. TUB PRINCE OK WALES'S CHRISTMAS. The whole of the prince of Wales's family are celebrating Christmas at Marlborough house. The prince's Sandringham household and tenants of the estate werSgiven adinner at the hall tonight. The will be banqnetted tomor row, aa well, and tomorrow night a ball will be given for them, at which the prince himself will be present. GENEROUS TO HIS NIECE. The duke of Cambridge is credited with endowing Princess Victoria Mary with the sum of £5000 yearly. Despite the expenses attached to his morganatic family, his own savings and his annual income of £30,000 have enabled him to be generous to hia favorite niece. BRIDESMAIDS' DRESSES. It has been decided that the dresses to be worn by the bridesmaids of the princess shall be of white and silver, trimmed with May blossoms. They will wear veils and wreaths, but their toilets wilt have no trains. . The corporation of the city of London will present the princess with a silver dinner service and a diamond necklace, and the duke of Buccleugb will give her a diamond bracelet. The members of the nobility are vying with each other in the costliness of their gifts of jewelry and plate to the young couple. A BAD CHKIBTMAB. A Little Girl Accidentally Bhot With Her Father's Pistol. San Josb, Cal., Deo. 25.—Emily Ar nold, an 11-year-old girl, waa accident ally shot and killed tbie morning at her father's house at Maarone station. Her little sister knocked a pistol down from LOS ANGELES HERALD. where it was lying on a bureau, and the weapon was diacbarged, the bullet pass ing almost through her heart. The Arnold family was just about to begin to celebrate the day, a Christmas tree for little Emily having been prepared. NOT VERY WARLIKE. An Official Denial of Preparations to right Chile. Washington, Dec. 25 —The navy de partment has been officially informed of the arrival of the Boston at Valpa raiso, and orders have been issued her commander to proceed to San Francisco. Assistant Secretary r'oley said tonight, there were no ships of the navy now under orders to proceed to Chilean waters. The rumors in San Francisco and elsewhere with reference to the government chartering merchant steam ers in anticipation of trouble with Chile, are, he said, absolutely without founda tion. A KKQULAIt BLIZZARD. Typical Christmas Weather Prevailing In the Northwest. Sr. Paul, Dec. 25 —The light snow of last night was but the prelude to a heavy storm that began in this vicinity this afteinoon. It is snowing and drift ing hard, while the mercury is dropping rapidly. It is a regular blizzard, having already attained large proportions, and is extending all over the northwest. Specials are generally to tbe same effect and come from all directions. Victorious Portlantler*. San Fbancibco, Dec. 25—Portland conquered San Jose again today, win ning by a score of 4to 1. The game was closely played, and the pitching of both teams was very strong. Anaheim'* victory. Anaheim, Dec. 25.—The Anaheim baseball club defeated the Fullertons this afternoon, 17 to 1. SAMOA'S FEW SOLDIERS. THKY COBT THK COUNTRY NEARLY $100 I'.ACH, YEARLY. Judge Cederorantz Wants the Whole Army Ordered Out to Arrest Some Rebellious Swine-Stealers—The King ia Afraid to Risit the Expedition. Apia, Samoa, Dec. 10. —[By the steam ship San Francisco, Dec. 25.]— Chief Justice Cedercrantz has tried several civil cases since hia return from his vacation, but some dissatisfaction haa beeu found with the verdicts rendered. The chief justice stated in open court that the natives need not be afraid to appear before him as he was friendly to them, but when he sent some soldiers down to M Uie iv charge of an officer of the supreme court to arrest some natives on the charge of stealing swfne, tire lead-' ing rebel chiefs refused to allow the arrest of the men, as they did not know the supreme court. When the chief justice found that his warrant bad been defied he wrote to King Malietoa, suggesting that the Samoan army, which numbers forty-three men, be sent to Malic to ar rest the men wanted. The king, how ever, replied that the army would surely be unauccesstul. In that event it would be necessary to muster fresh forces, which would mean war, as the other party would learn thereof as Boon as his own people. The chiefs on Medina, who compose the native gov ernment, had a meeting, and decided first to get their men together to attack Malic, holding that the longer the re bellion was allowed to go on the more difficult it would be to break it up. They eventually decided, however, to await the arrival of the next mail from San FrartchKio, hoping that a new presi dent of the couucil would be appointed, which it was thought would go far toward settling the difficulty. DISSATISFACTION WITH CXDLBCB\NTZ. The chief jus:ice has written to the municipal council refusing to pay duty on goods imported for his own use. Con sidering that he is living rent free, his refusal to pay these duties also, has caused dissatisfaction to the natives. PRESIDENT YON KENFT'd UNPOPULARITY. Many of the chiefs say that if the treaty powers should request Baron yon Senft, president of the municipal coun cil of Apia, to withdraw his tendered resignation, truble would ensue, as the natives have no confidence in him. There are yet six months before the term expires in which alterations iv the treaty may be considered, and in view of this short period it is thought the treaty powers may request President Yon Senft to continue in office until that time expires. It ia believed the American government has been tully in formed on all poiuts, Consul Sewelt and ex-Laud Commissioner Ide being now in America. THE SAMOAN ARMY. The Samoan army, which consists of forty-three men, sent in by tbe various districts, costs the government over $4000 a year. It is commanded by Lieu tenant Ulfsparre, who was sent here by the treaty powers to act as marshal, but who has "since combined the two posi tions. NATIVES DYING OF LA GRIPPE. Natives aud whites have been Buffer ing from la grippe. Many of the former have died, there being no central hos pital, where they could be treated. Crushed by a Falling Tree. Gadsden, Ala., Dec. 25.—Pink Frank lin and son and John Canterbury of St. Clair county were in Gadsden shopping Wednesday and left at dark for home. As they were nearing Hale mountain a terrihlo storm came up. A large tree standing near the road was uprooted and fell across their wagon, killing Franklin and son and badly wounding Canterbury. Two Miners Burned. Salt Lake City, Dec. 25.—This morn ing at Bingham, the bank bouse oi the South Galena mine caught fire, and two miners, Pat O'Malley and Eric Jacob son, were burned to death. Another Old Pioneer Gone. San Fbancibco, Dec. 26.—Capt. F. R. Bunker, a pioneer of 1849, died here today, aged 91 years. For many years he was book-keeper at tbe Palace hotel. SATURDAY MORNING. DECEMBER 20. 1891. A BRAKEMAN'S CRIME Particulars of the New York Central Disaster. A Catastrophe Due to a Brake- man's Carelessness. Eleven People Killed and Many Seri- ously Injured. Horrible Sights at the Scrae ml the Wreck—Thieves Bob the Wounded Panengers—The Author of the Ruin Missing. Associated Press Dispatches. Nbw Yobk, Dec. 25.—The accident on the New York Central railway last night at Hastings has proved much greater than was supposed from reports received last night. The official list of dead a« given out tonight numbers eleven peo ple. The dead are: Mrs. A. N. Baldwin, New York; Thomas W. Pilley, New York, of the firm of George Pilley & Co., Boston ; Abram Knight, conductor; MissCanarsadale, New York; Mies Slo cum, Lockport, N. Y. j Miss Moore, Medina; Lizzie Ford, Brooklyn; J. W. White, a porter; Miss Lillian Baldwin, New York; Dr. D. F. Best, a dentist, New York; one man not identified. The burned and otherwise injured are: Mrs. Uotuer R. Baldwin, New York; Annie Ford, Brooklyn; D. B. Murphy, a lawyer, New York; Harry A. Jacobson, New York; J. R. Bagnelle, Poughkeepsie, N. Y. The terrible accident was due to the carelessness of Brakeman Albert F. Herrick of the Buffalo express, which was lying still below Hastings. Her rick fled and haß not yet been found. He left bis uniform in the train and put on citizen's clothes. From the official report given out to day, it appears that train No. 92 stopped at Dobbs' Feiry to make slight repairs on the engine. A distant signal was thrown and the following train, a Buf falo and Niagara Falls special, No. 45, leaving here at 7p. m., stopped about three-quarters of a mile south of Dobbs' Ferry station. The conductor of No. 45 immediately sent Brakeman Herrick back to signal the coming train. He proceeded as far as the station at Hast ings. He went inside and talked with the station master, waiting for the Cin cinnati and Bt. Louis express, No. 7, which left the city at 8 o'clock. While Herrick was standing near the door, the St. Louis express whizzed past at tbe rate of forty miles an hour. . Engineer Donohue of the espreeeli* ceived no warning of the presence of' tire B»*T»lo <« r ~M <m the track ahead until he was almost on tbe train. He reversed his engine, put on the air and jumped. The engine of No. 7 crashed into the rear sleeper, the Gibraltar, of tho Buffalo express, with tertific force. There were twenty-two people in the car at the time. The ballast on the New York Central is of stone. Here and there between the tracks are great blotches of blood dried and clotted, two and three feet in diameter. The sight is sickening. All else that remains today to tell the story of the frightful disaster ia the tin roof of a Wagner sleeping car. This is still lying in a smoldering mass at the side of the track where the disaster occurred. The rest of the car was burned up. When the St. Louis express craihed into the sleeping car, tbe engine was completely lost in tbe interior o! the car. Tne heafy wood and iron wo kof the Gibraltar was reduced to splin.ers. The hiss of the escaping steam ant the cries for help were heard a longdis tance. A moment later theGibnltar took die. The crews of both tnins luckily recovered from the mometiary shock, and rushed to aid the imnrisaied people. The passengers from both tnins followed suit, and soon a score of )er sods had organized themeelvea iao a relief party. One after another the wounded and dying were taken aut. Axes were torn from the ears, anl by the light of lamps and torches the nen began to chop away the burning «sod work from the Gibraltar. To add VO the honor of tbe occaton, thieves got to work and began to ro. the injured passengers. How much hey secured is not known. It was not kown that thieves were robbing the injnrdat the time of the accident, and thefact was not discovered until this mor.ing. The coroner this morning took psses sion of the effects of the dead an< will hold them until they are claimd by relatives of the deceased. The scenes about the waiting roois at Dobb's Ferry were pathetic, attle Homer Baldwin, son of Mrs. Balwin, was crying for his mother. Hisarms were bruised, but the child seeme anx ious to know how his mother was He did not know she was killed. Thchild had been sleeping in the same&erth with his mother. The unidentified body has beemscer tained to be that of Edwin S. Wibx, of the law firm of Wilcox & Jones, o New York. KIOT IN CHICAGO. Curlatmas Day Profaned by a »b of liurly Koleterer*. Chicago, Dec. 25. -A riot tookplace thia afternoon as the outcome of horse race on one of the city thorougfares. A crowd of several hundred mab and femaleß, white and black, assemlid on Custom place to celebrate. Thetreet was turned into a race course, shot from a revolver being the 6tartis sig nal. Two races in quick successo had been run. and a third was beingarted, when a squad of policemen arrtd, at tracted by the shots. At the eat time a general fight was commend in a neighboring saloon, and bullet air hul let came crashing through the vidows, in dangerous proximity to th crowd on the streets. Two officers in tizen's clothes gained entrance to thialoon, and being recognized, the cry mt up: "Lock the doors and kill the cpersl" and at the same time the y was turned in the lock. Backing in a cor ner, the officers drew their rolvere, faced the ugly crowd and thre;ned to shoot the first man who move< Their : nerve paralysed tbe crowd for aoment, and by that time other officers burst open the saloon door and rescued their comrades. The crowd determined not to leave the saloon, but after a desper ate struggle the officers emerged from the place, each with a fightintr, struggling, desperate prisoner. Patrol wagons were waiting near by and notwithstanding the des perate efforts of the crowd in the street whose sympathy was with the prison ers, the officers succeeded in landing their prisoners therein. As the wagons were moving away, a burly negro, named Robert Johnson, sprang forward and shouted to the crowd : "Come on ; lets take them away aud kill the g— d — coppers." He wag knocked down by a blow from a revolver,the way was cleared for the wagons to pass through the crowd, the prisoners constantly strug gling foi freedom. The whole crowd followed to the Harrison-street station, but despite the last desperate struggle, the prisoners were safely placed behind the bars. Other officers arriving, the crowd dispersed. PROUD OF tin CRIME. A Dissipated Wretch Boast* of Heating- His Wife's Brains Out. Lowell, Mass., Dec. 25.—A horrible murder took place here last night. Frank L. Moultoti, a dissipated barber, beat out. the brains of his wife with a flat iron. He appears to have been sober at the time. As Moulton teils the story, the quarrel began in bed, because his wife would not give him room enough. They arose, partially dressed, and went at it again, when he got a flat iron, and asked her if she would give up, to which she said no, after which, in his own language, "I let her have the flat iron three times as hard as I could hit." Her face and head is pounded out of shape. Moulton BayB: "I did the job, and it's a d—d good one." SAILED FOR VALPARAISO THE CHARLESTON GOES DIRECT FROM HONOLULU TO CHILE. Her Chief Surgeon Badly Injured—Every thing Quiet at the Sandwich Islands. The Queen in Good Health—A State ment of King Kalakaua'B Debts. Honolulu, Dec. 17.—1 By steamship to San Francisco, Dec. 25 J The United States steamship Charleston, Captain Remy, sailed this morning at 9 o'clock for Valparaiso, Chile. It was presumed that she would try to meet the Oceanic steamship Mariposa outside and obtain avy fresh orders she might bring. Up to 1:30 p. m. today the Mariposa had not arrived. SURGKON WOODS DISABLED. On December 15th, Dr. George Woods, Burgeon of the United States ship Charleston, was thrown from a bnggy and had two ribe broion. No fatal re suiib «i« expected, but Dr. McGrew states it will be some days before he can be removed. The cruiser Charleteon put to sea without him, taking in his place Dr. White of the Pensacola. THE MONOWAI'S HASTY DEPARTURE. The steamship Monowai arrived today from Australia, and left again for San Francisco after only five hours' stay. A PRIVY COUNCIL MEETING. Her majesty's privy council of state meets today and will have several im portant matters to consider, notably the formation of a protest relating to the ac tion of the United States government in regard to the present reciprocity treaty, and the appointment of a Hawaiian minister resident at Washington. UOPES FOR THE FUTURE. Favorable hopes for the future have been excited here by President Harri son's message to congress, recommend ing the appropriation of a sufficient sum to remove the obstructions in the entrance to Pearl harbor, and allow tbe establishment of a United States coal ing station there. A NEW DREDGE LAUNCHED. A new dredge to be used iv deepening the channel of Honolulu haibor was launched early this morning. The work of dredging will begin at onco. POLITICAL MATTERS. Two of the political parties here, one mainly composed of whites, the Mechan ics' union, and the other the Interna tional Liberal party, composed of na tives, have arranged for a meeting to discuss political matters. ASHFORD's ABPIR.VTION3. C. W. Ash ford, former attorney-gen eral, and whose brother, V. V. Ashford, held the position of commander of tbe Honolulu Rifles in the revolutions of '87 and '90, is said to be again ambitious of political honors. A speech delivered by him in public Pecember 16th was re marked for its quiet aud unaggressive tone. AN OFFICIAL'S INSANITY. The auditor-general of Hawaii, who has bad a long illness, has been pro nounced insane. Mr. J. B. Castle, whose family is well known in Califor nia and New York, is filling the posi tion temporarily. MESSRS. BLOOM AND DOUGLASS. Information haa been received from a reliable source that Messrs. Beil and Davie, alias Bloom and Douglass, ab sconders from Australia on the yacht Beagle, will soon turn up on the lower coast of California or in South America. kalakaua's debts. Dr. G. Trousseau, aa administrator of the estate oi the late King Kalakaua, has filed a schedule of tho debts of the late kins, showing that they amounted to $80,000. everything quiet. San Francisco, Dec. 25.— Consul-Ge neral McKinley has received advices from Honolulu to the effect that every thing is quiet at the islands. 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Today Brice met Raymond on the Btreet and said he wanted to talfc with him. The latter declined at first, but after wards walked down on the levee with him. Raymond says when they arrived there Brice began to abuse him, and finally made a motion to draw his knife, whereupon Raymond drew a pistol and struck Brice over the head. The pistol was discharged accidentally, Raymond claims, the ball passing through Brice's head, killing him in stantly. Brice had been hero several months, and had not the best of char acters. Raymond is not known to have been in trouble before. He surrendered himself of his own accord. N.ITIHAL OAS EXPLOSION. A House Demolished In Pittsburg—Mir aculous Escape of the Inmates. Pittsburg, Dec. 25. —The three-story brick dwelling of M. F. Pritchard, 2918 Smallman street, was blown to atoms early this morning by an explosion of natural gas. Mr. Pritchard, wife and three children, a hired boy named Davis Binnett, and Barbara Reich, a servant girl, were buried in the ruins. VVhen rescued all were fonnd seriously burned and bruised, but no one fatally injured. The cause of tbe explosion was gas leak ing in the cellar. Pritchard went into FIVE CENTS. the cellar, struck a match and the ex plosion followed. The concussion was terrific, pieces of the building being blown half a square away. DETERMINED TO DIE. A Servant Girl's Persistent Effort* to Commit SaleiUe. Pittsburg, Dec. 25.—Bertha A. Preg ner, a servant girl employed by Harry B. Boyd of Allegheny, committed sui cide some time last night. Her efforts to kill herself showed a cool determina tion in the face of many obstacles. She first hanged herself to a'chandelier in the dinmg room, but the pipe broke, filling the house with gas. 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