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VOL. 37. —NO. 101 CHILE'S TALE OF WOE Minister Montt Misled by Blame's Assurances. Public Feeling Quieted Down Some at Santiago. Anxiety Still Felt, However, as to the Outcome of the Situation. A Probability of the American Nary Parading In Chilean Waters as a Sort of Friendly Demonstration. Associated Press Dispatches. Santiago tie Chilb, via Galveston, Jan. 28.—[Special to the Associated Press.] There is a much quieter feeling here than was evident yesterday and during the past few days. The Chilean officials, however, continue to express surprise at the ultimatum forwarded from President Harrison. The Associated Press correspondent today had an interview with one of the most prominent officials of the Chilean foreign office. The correspondent was courteously met, and the conversation was free and cordial. In the course of the interview it was shown very plainly that the foreign office would not say in a direct manner that Minister Montt had been deceived and misled by any note or word received by him from the American secretary of state; but it was evident that the official thought so. He said Blame had all along given Montt to understand that a set tlement of the serious controversy be tween the two republics was being reached, and Blame months ago pro posed the submission to arbitration of the outrageous assault upon the Balti more's sailors, and also agreed to ac cept Monti's terms for the witbdaawal of the Matta telegram. It is asserted here that Egan informed the Chilean government a week ago that the question at issue was being settled. Egan declares that he said nothing of the kind. On the night of the receipt of the ul timatum, a cablegram was received from Minister Montt, advising the Chilean goverment to stand firm, as all was favorable in Washington. There is intense excitement here as to the outcome of the situation. Every one from the highest official to the most humble citizen, wishes to know if America accepts the terms of Chile's re ply to President Harrison's ultimatum. GREAT "SCOOP" MEDIUM. The Associated Press the First to Pub lish. Reliable Chilean News. Nbw York, Jan. 28.—1t was worthy of note tbat the dispatches to the Asso ciated Press from its special correspond ent at Santiago, Chile, the last few days have anticipated all other intelligence from that capital. Thus, on Saturday night, an Associated Press dispatch gave the first conclusive statement that an ultimatum had been sent to Chile ; on Sunday night the Associated Press gave the first intimation that Chile would promptly reply to Mr. Blame's note, and on Monday night the Asaociated Press correspond * dent gave a synopsis of the reply. No other news association had thia news until it was in press. The United States government itself received the first inti mation of the tenor of Chile's reply from the Associated Press dispatch. Opposition news associations Bimply appropriated the Associated PreßS dis patches. The Associated Press ia rec ognized aa the medium for reaching the American public, and when news of prime importance is to be had, it secures this first of all. [N. B. —The Loa Angeles Herald is a member of tho Associated Press and prints its exclusive dispatches. Read the Herald.] PREPARATIONS FOR WAR. The Navy Department's Plan of Cam paign Made Public. Washington, Jan. 28.—1t Was openly admitted at the navy department today, now that there is no longer any reason for concealment, that the government waß fully prepared to enforce its de mands against Chile in case they had not been secured by more pacific meth ods of negotiation through diplomatic channels. The entire available naval force had been concentrated go as to be able to make almost concerted attack on Chilean ports. The Pacific Equadron, consisting of the San Francisco, Charles ton, Baltimore, Boston and Yorktown, would have been speedily reinforced by the South Atlantic squadron, now at Montevideo, consisting of the Chicago, Atlanta, Bennington and Essex, and the Philadelphia and Concord of the North Atlantic equadron. The two last named vessels are now on their way to Montevideo. The Con cord arrived at Bahia today, and the Philadelphia is beyond that port on her way to Montevideo. If she touches at Bahia it is probable she and the Con cord will be ordered back to the West Indies. The Miantonomah, the Newark and the Vesuvius were held in reserve for possible service. At the same time great stores oi coal, ammunition and provisions had been forwarded to both the Atlantic and Pacific coast, so the fleet should be amply supplied in case foreign ports should becloeedto them. Arrangements were made for the immediate use of a number of transports and auxiliary cruisers, and the steamship Ohio waa to be fitted out at Boston as a repair ship. Four steamships were chartered from the Karl Steamship company, laden with coal and sent to Montevideo. It is believed that one of them haa already reached Montevideo, and the other will arrive these in a short time. These vessels were to be used as colliers, and would ply between the naval fleet and home points. The steamer Benito was chartered for similar service on the Pacific coast, and other arrangements were made to secure the delivery of 10,000 tons of coal a month at a point convenient for naval vessels. T,he plans contemplated the early seizure of a Chilean port for use as a basis of supply. These preparations entailed great ex penses, estimated at about $2,000,000. The foregoing estimate includes coal and the expense of pushing vessels now under contract. The orders of the officers and men detailed to the Ohio have been revoked, and the work of fitting her is suspended. The department will now be busy for a long time undoing many of its prepara tions, and restoring the naval establish ment to its usual basis. A FRIENDLY DEMONSTRATION. The American Navy to Be Paraded In Chilean Waters Just for Fun. New York, Jan. 28. —A Washington special says: It is suggested on every hand in the navy department, that even it Chile should make ample apology, and if our congress should decide on that account to refrain from further warlike proceedings, it would be nevertheless highly demrahle to carry out the idea of making an imposing naval display in Chilean waters, and this will probably be tbe policy of the department. It is to be expected, therefore, that a large fleet of our warships will soon vforit Val paraiso and other Chilean ports. HARRISON DERIDED, British Journals Criticise His Winding; Up of the Chilean Affair. London, Jan. 28. —Several English papers today printed an alleged dispatch from Washington to Dalzal's agency, in which it is asserted that President Har rison yesterday informed the senate committee on foreign relations that the answer of Chile to the ultimatum sent her the 21st inst., was recaived b-fore his message' was sent to congress, but that he was not aware of its contents, owing to the fact that it was not trans lated into English until after tbe message was delivered to congress. Basing its comments upon this asser tion, the St. James Gazette this after noon published an article, in which it says, if the story is .trae, President Har rison disgraced and made himself ridic ulous. The Times and Telegraph have sar castic articles on President Harrison's disclaimer of official knowledge of Chile's backdown prior to the issuance of his ultimatum. Tbe Times concludes: "Perhapß the president has more ex planations to offer. They Beem at pres ent very much needed." Tbe Times' Santiago cable Bays: Nothing official from Washington; everything quiet. The Standard in an editorial, aaya: "Sefior Pereira, Chilean minister of for eign affairs, cannot be suspected of any desire to make President Harrison look foolish, but circumstances make up for tbe absence of design. We are not quite sure that the judgment of the managers of hia party will sincerely echo President Harrison's remark that the turn of affairs between the two countries ia very gratifying." LIGE'S EXPLANATION. — Private Secretary Halford Corrects Er rors In Diplomatic Chronology. Washington, Jan. 28. —Some question having been raised about tbe time of the receipt of the message from Egan to Blame conveying the note of Pereira, Chilean minister of foreign affairs, Pri vate Secretary Halford tonight gave the following statement: "Mr. Egan's dis patch from Santiago was a long one and was received in two installments, as ap peared by copy which came to the state department, the first part being dated Santiago, January 25th, and tbe second part dated Santiago, January 26th, the address, 'Blame, Washington,' being repeated on the second part. A memorandum was on the first part of the dispatch to the effect that it was re ceived at the department of state at 9:08 a.m. on the 26th (Tuesday). A translated copy had not come to the ex ecutive mansion until during the meet ing of the cabinet, who waiting for it, and that must have been between 12 and 1 o'clock. The first information the president had of the receipt of the dis patch came from Gen. John Foster, who called on the morning of the 26th be tween 10 and 12 o'clock about some other matter, and told the president that a diHpatch had come from Egan which was being translated." IN AN AWKWARD POSITION. The Chilean Administration Feeling Very Uncomfortable. New York, Jan. 28.—The Herald's Santiago correspondent says: The ad ministration is not feeling comfortable over the situation of the controversy between the United States and Chile. Pedro Montt is blamed in a measure for misleading the government here as to the state of affairs. It is well known that certain prominent men advised the government some time ago to go alow in thia trouble, but their ad vice waß not heeded. The course pur sued seemß to have been actuated by fear of the radicals, among whom Matta is the central figure. It is rather ludi crous to note the change in tone of the remarks on Egan in the Santiago and Valparaiso newßpapera. Porvenir, which hitherto haa been heaping abuse on him, is now full of the most amiable comments on the American minister. With other papers it is the same thing. EGAN RIPPED UP THE BACK. Rlcardo Trumbull Publicly Denounces Him In New York. Nbw York, Jan. 28.—Ricardo Trum bull, member of the Chilean congress, who managed the Itata affair, Baid what he thought concerning the recent Chilean troubles before the Reform club tonight. He said of Mr. Egan: "It waa believed in Chile that Egan was Balmaceda's chief adviser. Tho Con gressional patty also thought he mani fested too great anxiety to have $4,000, --000 shipped on the Peneacola when he could not but have known that Balmace da by so doing was committing robbery. Mr. Egan honored me with hie friend ship, and I shall ever be gliad to him for his offer of asylum for myself and family during the "troublous times, but this does not blind me to his faults. He harbored and sheltered red-handed mur derers, and not political refugees, and turned the American legation into an asylum for bloodthirsty outlaws, and when I think of it," he said, growing eloquent, "my American blood rises in indignation at the thought that the stars and stripes should have sheltered '■uch ruffians." THOMSON'S LIES. The Thunderer's Chile Correspondent Contlnnes to Wire Canards. London, jWn. 28.—A Times dißpatch from Santiago de Chile, says in reply to FRIDAY MORNING. JANUARY 29, 1892— TEN PAGES. suggestions, that Chile expressed her willingness to have either Spain or Brazil act as mediator in her differences with the United States, but public opinion was in favor of submitting the question to the supreme court of the United States. Tbe correspondent says the Chilean government is receiving messages of sympathy from all parts of South America and the United States. He adds that the American residents in Santiago publicly demand the canceling of the exequator of McCreery, consul of the United States at Valparaiso. Beports from the United States re ceived at Santiago declare that Presi dent Harrison has decided to recall Egan, the American minister. FARMERS' ALLIANCE. Annnal Election of Officers—Dissensions in the Organization. Chicago, Jan. 28. —The' election of officers of the Farmers' Alliance took place this afternoon, and President Pow ers of Nebraska did not get enough votes for a third term. O. F. Ravens of Wash ington had far superior strength and was elected. Rumors of discord over secretary and treasurer were floating around, and when the incumbent, Au gust Post of lowa, was nominated, a cry went up tbat he had been hobnobbing with the Republicans. After a brief struggle AdolpheDallemandof Nebraska was elected in Post's place. The annual report of Secretary and Treasurer Post is understood to have shown a large delinquency in dues, and a deficit. ■ - President Powers' addrees reviewed the problems which face the Alliance, and treated of the sub treasury and postal savings banks, and state tele graph schemes, labor, trusts, monopo lies, prohibition, and the Alliance as a force in politics. After a lengthy debate a resolution was adopted to tbe effect that each state delegation decide whether or not it shall be represented at St. Louis, and that the sending of delegates should in no wise commit the Alliance to affilia tion with the new party. After a lengthy discussion Ohio re fused to send any delegates to St. Louis, as did also Illinois, Indiana, Pennsyl vania, Washington and Minnesota. lowa will send three delegates and Ne braska eight. Thus eleven out of thirty four states represented, will go to the St. Louis conference. The meet ing was discussing the resolutions until an early hour this morning. WIRE WAIFS. Stray Bits of News Caught from the Electric Current. The Bt. Hon. Sir John Lambert is dead. Tbe queen of Saxony has a severe at tack of la grippe. The body of Josephine Medill.daughter of Joseph Medlll, proprietor of' the Chi cago Tribune, arrived at New York Wednesday, from Paris. The run on the Hopkins Place Sav ings bank of Baltimore continues. Presi dent Smith has declined all offers of help, saying tbe bank has money enough to pay all who come. Henry H. Yard, charged with aiding and abetting Gideon W. Marsh, the fugitive ex-president of the Keystone bank, in misappropriating the bank's funds, haa been rearrested. Seven flint-glass factories at Pittsburg have closed down, aa the reault of a dis pute with their employees over the time limit. It is reported that factories out of the city will join the strike. Two thousand men are now idle. Cbauncey M. Depew gave a dinner at hia residence Thursday night to a num ber of friends, mostly railroad officials, in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of hia connection with the Vanderbilt lines. The Glidden & Joy Varnish company of Cleveland, 0., has filed a petition of insolvency against Herrman, Richard son & Co., manufacturers of children'a carriages, at Loeminster, Mass. Liabil ities, $173,000; assets about the same. The Boston Globe says the failure of Colby, hardware dealer, caused start ling rumors involving the emharass ment of five prominent concerns in the city, who are alleged to he mixed up in note-shaving business in which $2,000, --000 is involved. The condition of the starving cattle in Southern Idaho shows no improvement. Snow still lies deep on the ground. Hundreds of carcasses of cattle and horses are found every where. Horses even eat the manes aud tails of one an other. The loss will be very heavy. Judge Brown, in the United States circuit court at New York, decided the suit of Frederick W. Vanderbilt for the possession of his British-built steam yacht Conqueror, seized by Collector Fassett for non-payment of duties. The decision is to the effect that the vessel is not an imported article, subject to duties, and holds Vanderbilt entitled to a decree for the possession of the yacht, with costs and damages. A FALSE BEFOBI. The American Building and Loan Asso ciation Is All Right. St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 28.—A special dispatch from this city issued Tuesday, stated that the public bank examiner reported to the governor that the affairs of the American Building and Loan association should be wound up. There was nothing in the full report of the examiner to warrant the statement. In answer to an inquiry from Secretary Bishop, the public examiner this fore noon sent the following reply : Thomas E. Bishop, secretary of tbe American Building association: The report of this office on the affairs of the American building association shows that the association has a surplus, and is consequently solvent, and did not recommend or suggest the winding up of the affairs by the appointment of a receiver or otherwise. (Signed) M. D. Kenyon, Public Examiner. Tenbroeok Denied a Divorce. Redwood City, Ca1.,28.— Judge Buck today denied the Buit of Richard Ten broeck, the famous horseman, for a di vorce from his wife on the grounds of desertion. The wife proved that she was forced to leave her husband on ac count of cruelty. Good values in Fine Tailoring a Perfect Pit, and a large New Stock at 126 W. ; Third street. H. A. tfeto. AN UNLUCKY NUMBER A Mississippi Statesman Con vulses Congress. He Moves to Enlarge the House Foreign Committee. Allen's Humorous Remarks on the Chilean Controversy. Tom Reed Criticise" '.the New Code of Rules—Hale Scores Hill In the Senate and Lauds Jlng* Reciprocity. Associated Press Dispatches. Washington, Jan. 28. —In the house today, debate on the rules was resumed but was broken into by the presentation of the president's message and Chilean correspondence. After being read and referred to tbe committee on foreign affairs, discussion of the rules was re sumed. Reed Bpoke in opposition to the com mittee's report. He favored the rules of the fifty-llrst congress, and pro claimed his adherence to the majority rule. He criticised the Holman amend ment, contending that thia body ought to be as free as it could for tbe purpose of legislation. He said the majority were responsible not only for what hap pened, but for what did not happen. [Applause on tbe Republican side.] Allen of Mississippi drew the atten tion of tbe house to the Chilean contro versy again by moving to amend the rules by increasing the membership of. the committee on foreign affairs from thirteen to Beventy-five, and delivered a humorous speech in support thereof. The great struggle to which the mem bers of tbe committee had been sub jected during the last two days, he said, prompted him to offer this amendment. The house had no right to impose so much responsibility upon thirteen men. Furthermore, tbat was an unlucky number, and he did not want any unlucky happenings in foreign affairs. He did not blame the foreign affairs committee with any haste, "but you know how easily thirteen men might be taken unawares and rushed into war with some sort of precipita tion." Allen went on to Bay that he was not familiar with tbe diplomatic corre spondence between nations, but he did know tho code of honor that governs gentlemen. In Mississippi if, when one gentleman institutes correspondence with another, and brings him down to the point of difference and finally Bends him an ultimatum—if that man, after sending that ultimatum should rush into print and publish the correspond ence before he had time to hear from tbe ultimatum, he would be a persona non grata in that state. It is not a proper thing when you have sent an ul timatum to rush into print and give your side of the case to the country be fore you have a reply. Allen then read from a newspaper interview a remark by ex-Speaker Keifer to the effect that "sentiment in the Republican party is drifting rapidly toward Harrison. His message on the Chilean imbroglio was issued just in time." "Now," said Allen, "this'drift ing of sentiment' toward the president might have stopped if he had not got in here with that Chilean message 'just in time.' I remember that not a great while ago, when the president was to go to New York, the train that was to leave at ten minutes to 12 was detained until ten minutes after 12, lest the pres ident should travel on Sunday. And yet I am informed the president had a number of printers working all day last Sunday to get that message of his 'just in time.' " [Great laughter and Demo cratic applause.] Allen continued at some length to make raps at the pan-American con gress and reciprocity schemes, much to the delight of his Democratic brethren. He wanted to know why we should pro ceed with haste to bring the government of Chile, our sister republic, a part of the great "pan." into a state of humilia tion." Of course Allen's motion was defeated, but it had served its purpose in giving him a chance to deliver his speech on the subject. McMillin of Tennessee and Catchings of Mississippi defended the proposed rules and animadverted on tbe code adopted by the fifty-first congress and Speaker Reed's rulings. The rules were then read by para graphs for amendment. The membership of the committee on interstate and foreign commerce was increased from sixteen to seventeen. Hemphill offered an amendment giv ing the committee on District of Colum bia jurisdiction over appropriations for the support of the district. Pending action, Cockran of New York announced the death of Representative Spinoia, and the house as a mark of respect ad journed. IN THE SENATE. Hale Denounce* Hill and Defends the Blame Reciprocity Flan. Washington, Jan. 28.—The presi dent's message, transmitting additional correspondence on the Chilean matter, was presented and read, then referred to the committee on foreign relations. Hill's resolution directing the secre tary of state to furnish to the senate the agreements made with other countries relating to interchange of trade and commerce, with all informa tion received as to the practical effect of such agreements, was then taken up and Hale addressed the senate on the subject. He spoke at great length upon the benefits of reciprocity, which, he said, was annexed to protection, and broadened the fiield of the American laborer by opening new markets for his products, to be paid for in articles which could never compete with his labor. He did not hesitate in stating, as a result of his ob servation, that the reciprocity clause of the McKinley act was the part of the measure which floated the whole act, and kept it from being swamped by the storm, which, with or without reason, broke upon it from the day of its pat mm Fl CHILDREN. ,'j |c * Perhaps no department in the matmfae-" X \ ture of clothing demands the exercise of m W so much care and thought and taste and Ja. ,S originality as does the making of clothes for the little fellows. We have learned that in order to make our Children's Department a success, we f\\>*' fZjfr must give it our constant and c l° s thought and attention, and the fact that it is such a magnificent success proves how carefully we do this. 7 tOur display in this department is really something phenomenal, it includes all the latest efforts of the best makers in the country. There's nothing missing. We can please and satisfy the "hard to please" people every time. You'll never have to "look around" or "shop" if you visit m our Children's Department first. M To sum up, we have an ideal line of ready- selling, popular-priced novelties in the largest I h lm variety offered. f/f/ jjn You are cordially invited to call. J^Ms 128, 130, 132, 134 N. SPRING STREET. WHOLESALE. -HK- RETAIL. sage. The reciprocal plan waa born of distinguished Republican parentage and adopted by that party. The Democratic newspapers denounced it as an imprac ticable sham. The senator from New York who lately entered thia chamber as a member of this body, and who brought as credentials of leadership of his party, the trophy of a great state, chained, gagged, despoiled of her rights, and paused for a moment in his work of spoliation to declare in the Democratic state convention at Saratoga, New York, September 16th, laat, which had as sembled to do hia will and regiater hia decree, the Democratic party of New York renewed its pledges of fidelity to the Democratic faith and denounced in severe terms the Blame reciprocity humbug. These vicious attacks upon the measure by the Democratic leaders and Democratic newspapers, had weakened the effect of the measure, made hard the task of American nego tiators ; strengthened the hands of foreign governments; were mischievous, unpatriotic, and meant to be deadly in their effect, both at home and abroad. This achievement of Republican states manship would be carried before the people in the next presidential canvaes throughout the land. Thera was no farmer, manufacturer, miner, laborer not interested in ita success and main tenance, and when at last it had been incorporated and accepted as part of our national policy, the Democratic breth ren will be seen flocking to its support, and trusting in that short memory said to be common to all people, claim to be the author and finisher of this great achievement. Vest took the floor on Hill's resolu tion, which went over without action. After argument on the La Abra claim, and a brief executive session, tbe senate adjourned till Monday. Washington Notes. Washington, Jan. 23.—General Raum appeared before the committee of the house appropriations committee today, and asked for an appropriation for pen sions for the next fiscal year, of $144, --956,000. The president sent to tbe senate today the following nomination: Byron M. Cutcheon, of Michigan, to be civilian member of the board of ordnance and fortifications. The appointment waß immediately confirmed. Mario Decca Married. Washington, Jan. 28.—Mary Sanders Johnston, widely known as Marie Decca, prima donna, was quietly married in this city to Francis Christian, her man ager. An element of sensation is given to the affair by the fact that she had ordered her trousseau for her marriage to a wealthy citizen of Richmond, who, however, insisted on her leaving the stage. Hence the broken engagement. DENT^LPARLQRS. Special'attention given to the performance of all denul operations In the evening by the use of a Special System of Klectric Lights. All work guaranteed. Frlces consistent with First class work. _ Office Hours—B a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening hours. 7 to 10 p.m. |DR. J. A. CRONKHITE, Dentist, 455 SOUTH BROADWAY, 1 20 3m Corner Fifth street FIVE CENTS. Watches, Diamonds, Clocks, Bronzes, Silverware, Jewelry, AT YOUR OWN PRICES. 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