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LOS ANGELES HERALD.
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Bnmmoned Before the Parlia> mantary Commission—lnterest ing Developments In the Panama Trial. By the Associated Press. Pabib, Jan. 13.—1n connection with the charge that President Oarnot was well aware of the guilty connection of men in high places with the Panama frauds, attention is called to a statement of Comte Coffarelli, to the effect that Yves-Guyot told him, when minister, that he one day saw Constans show the members of the cabinet council a large packet of documents destined for the president; that the packet, according Yves Guyot, contained the names of persons, rot all of whom were deputies, who received money from the Panama lands. Carnot's enemies allege he was keep ing back evidence against the guilty men, in order to hold it over them when the time for election should come, and thereby compel them to eupport him for reelection. A BOULANOIST'B RItVKLATION.V M. Pierre Denis, a faithful follower and defender of General Boulanger to the last, has some curious "revelations" to make about the Panama scandals. He intends to publish them. One extract from the record throws light on the proceedings at the cabinet coun cil when Rosseau's report on the canal was read. The utmoßt secresy was pre served about it. Before opening it the' ministers made sure the ushers who brought in the lamps had all gone, and locked the doort carefully behind them. Then search we. made under the tables, and finally all present gave promises to keep the report a thorough secret. Nevertheless, misleading extracts from the retort were published. THE PABLIAHKNTARY INQUIRY. Before the parliamentary commission today the liquidator of the dynamite company with which Arton was con nected told the commission that Al ton's ability was greatly exaggerated in the reports purporting to describe him. He had, however, absconded, leaving a shortage of nearly 5,000,000 francs. M. Tattischeff, the Paris representa tive of the Russiau newspaper Novoe Vremya, will be questioned as to the identity of the pnyee of a check'for 500,000 francs reported to have been Daid to the Novoe Vremya. It is rumored that the inquiry in Baihut's case is ended, but that he will be next charged before the assizes. DB. HBBZ SUMMONED. Le Temps says the examining magis trate has summoned Cornelius Heiz, now in London, to testify. If he re fuses he will be prosecuted. La Cocarde professes to have ascer tained the identity of the ambassador who received 500,000 francs from the Panama people. His name, Bays the journal, begins with M, but is neither Muenster nor Mohrenheim. He repre sented a power unfriendly to France. In the course of a week or two Cocarde may publish his name, if meantime it should not be mentioned at the trial or in ili commission of inquiry. THE PANAMA TRIAL. Charles de Lesseps Subjected to Farther Interrogation. Paris, Jan. 13.—The Panama trial was resumed this morning. A number of witnesses were called to show that favorable reports made by the canal company were known to be untrue by the officials, and that insurmountable difficulties, known to be so by De Les sens and others, were brushed aside. Captain Frayese, superintendent of the canal works, said he frequently told Ferninand de Lesssps of the difficulties that were hindering the enterprise. Etienne Martin, once chief secretary of the canal company, described his ex perience while in office and the scorn he felt for the methods of the directors. The unvarnished corruptness of the con tract system, he eaid, often rendered him so indignant that be protested to the board at a meeting agaiust the scan dalous abuses with which the whole canal work was honeycombed. Eventu ally he resigned rather than sign con tracts for machinery and supplies with French firms whose bids, taken to gether, were 28 000,000 francs higher than bids of English and Dutch firms. Everbody in the management of the company knew this sort of work was being done ; also that Baron de Reinach and other financial agents were getting enormous commissions. M. Hyeronimus, chief accountant of the Panama Canal company, was ques tioned at length by Presieent Perivier, but his answers were evasive and he in sisted that he knew nothing of the com pany's operations. M. Reynier, the canal company's cashier, made a statement as to the ex penses of the issues of loans. Careful questioning as to the names on vouchers that be signed elicited only the reply, "I do not know." M, Boudard, entrusted with part of the press fund used by the Panama com pany, also had a lack of memory. _ Charles de Lesseps was called to tes tify as to the bonds payable to bearer issued by the Panama Canal company. He was white and haggard, his eyes were bloodshot and he spoke apparently with difficulty. He explained that of some 1,000.000 francs in the bone au portur, 375,000 went to M. Baihnt, then minister of public works, and 600,000 to Cornelius Hers. The rest of the money was distributed in small amounts among many persons whose favor was indis pensable to the company. H. Oberndoeffer, the banker, testified that as a member of the guarantee syn dicate be took shares to the nominal amount of 6,176,000 francs, paying for them 2 franca and 60 centimes each. His profits from this Bourse eventually were 1,200,000 francs ; for suggesting the lottery scheme, he received some 2,000, --000 francs. As this proved to be an ex, cellent operation, he never considered himself overpaid. He said he received nothing for hit work on the bourse in the company's interest. M. Flory testified: "Charles de Les seps told me be gave Oberndoeffer large sums to reward him for suggesting the lottery plan and prevent him from spec ulating on the bourse against the in terests of the canal company." Engineer Pisch of the Commentry Iron works said the canal company was struggling constantly against most out rageous demands of contractors. De spite the opinions of expert engineers the company usually yielded to the de mands. M. Jolly, a Panama canal shareholder, said the newspaper attacks upon the canal company decided him in 1886 to sell his shares. He consulted with* Count Ferdinand de Lessepß, who dis suaded him from doing so, declaring the attacks emanated from an English source whicn was not worthy of credence. Senator president of the Suez Canal company, gave testimony eulogistic both of Count de Lesßeps and his son Charles. Charles de Lesseps was recalled and testified that the checks paid Arthur Meyer, editor of Le Gaulois, amounted to 100,000 franca. De Lesseps was allowed to make a statement in rebuttal of Etienne Mar tin's testimony. "M. Martin knows me too well," he said, "to say I ever did anything inimical to the shareholders." M. Martin declined, however, to mod ify or withdraw any of his testimony. The evidence so far in the trial is re garded a 8 assuring conviction. The report of M. Flory, government accountant, contends that the responsi bility for the Panama frauds and decep tion rests upon the wholo board of Pan ama directors, because having squan dered the share capital they concealed the real situation by false statements, in order to obtain subscriptions and pro tect their own interests. INTEREST AT MADRID. Spanish Monarchists In High Glee Over the Turbulence in France. Madrid, Jan. 13. —The greatest inter est is exhibited here in the trial of the Panama canal directors, and in the dis closures affecting high officials in France. Seldom have the Spanish mon archists, in the daily articles in their press, shown so clearly their antipathy for the friends of Republicanism, and their desire to see an Orleaniet restora tion in France. In court and aristo cratic circles, well known friends of the Orleans family openly say that ac far back as September the Austrian and Spanish governments and courts were informed of the coming assault upon the republic, and knew a coalition had been agreed upon by which Boulangists would lead the attack, while the Orlean ists would provide the necessary funds The aim was to bring on a crisis and force President Carnot td resign before the general election, when the adver saries of the republic hoped to sweep the country. COXDKNiKI) TKLEGRAUS. An emissary of the world's fair is going to England with a special invita tion to ths prince of Wales to visit the fair. The formal transfer of the San An tonio and Aransas Pass railroad to the Southern Pacific will take place Janu ary 23d. Frank Cushman, brother-in law of Senator Perkins of Kansas, has been ar rested at Chattanooga, Term., for rob bing the mails. "Count" Yon Konßky, in charge of the Weekly Volkefreund of Cincinnati, is missing. His accounts are short probably $25,000. At Sioux City, la , D. W. Wood, law yer, preacher and temperance agitator, has been convicted of obtaining $17,000 under false pretenses. The California Jockey club, which was organized to give a4O days' running race meeting, after one week's experience has decided not to continue. A petition for an increase of pay dur ing the world's fair year by Chicago's 2000 policemen is being generally signed. It is stated that unless granted they will all strike. Driven to desperation, the striking miners at Dortmund, Germany, became riotous and had to be dispersed by the police. A number of them were wound ed and their leader was arrested. A hotel keeper of Huron, 8. D., has written to a priest in New York city, Baying he and his neighbors want a car load of marriageable Irish girls shipped to Huron, where would-be husbands are thick as blackberries in July. The ship Lord Templemore has ar rived at San Francisco, 202 days from Liverpool. She was caught in a storm off the eastern coast of South America, nhicb lasted 70 days. It took her 60 days more to get round Cape Horn. Henry 8. Codman, chief of landscape gardening at the world's fair grounds, died suddenly Friday morning. He underwent a surgical operation a few days ago and was supposed to begetting on well, when, without warning, he passed away. Two more negroes and one white man were lynched on Thursday in the vi cinity of Cotton Plant, Ark., for the murder and cremation of Atkinson and family on Saturday night. Two negroes were lynched for. the same crime on Monday. Secretary Foster of the state depart ment has received a dispatch from Min ister Snowden, at Madrid, conveying th« formal acceptance by the duke of Ber wick and Alba, of the request sent him by the president of the United States, under the authority of congress, to loan for the Chicago exposition the precious relics of Columbus in his possession. At San BeTnardino Eddy Rouse, 10 years o"d, dropped a blazing stick into a tank containing 5000 gallons of oil used for running the engine at the San Ber nardino laundry. A terriflj explosion followed. Eddy Rouse, Harry Taylor and Billy Edwards were terribly burned and are in a critical condition. Successful men secure fine tailoring with pleasing fit from H. A. Gets, 112 Weat Third street. ALL IS QUIET AT TOPEKA. Governor Lewelling Has Not Been Assassinated. A Compromise of the Legisla tive Deadlock Probable. The Popnlists Realize That Their Position la Untenable. Carlisle Accepts the Treasury Portfolio In Cleveland's Cabinet— drover Seeks Seclusion—Stevenson at Nashville. By the Associated Pre-R ) Kansas City, Jan. 13 — A rumor wag circulated here tbia evening to the eff ct that Governor Llewe'.ling was assassin ated in Topeka. There is no truth in the rumor. Everything is quiet in Topeka. Topeka, Jan. 13.—1n a spirit of con ciliation, the Republicans have with drawn their application, filed yesterday in the supreme court, for a mandamus against Secretary of State Osborne. The Populist leaders have proposed a plan for settling the house squabbles. The propo sal concedes the legality of the Republi can organization; that the committees composed of Populist?, Republicans and Democrats shall be appointed ; that no legislation shall be attempted at first, except the creation of a commission to consider all contest cases. Its findings to be conclusive, and the bouse, as con stituted by its findings, to decide which of the presiding officers are official. The Republicans have not yet accepted, but a compromise is possible. Both houses met again this morning, apparently more determined than ever to hold the fort. Several Populists, convinced that their position is untena ble, made futile attempts to break away from the radical wing and act with the Republicans; the pressure •on them to remain in the ranks was too great. The Republicans insisted that they would not leave the hall except on a display of force. Finally at noon both houses agreed to adjourn until 4 o'clock. This was done at a request from the governor that a committee from each house wait upon him this afternoon. The proposition to r»cognize the Pop ulist bouse came up in the senate on appeal from the decision of President Daniels, who had received Chief Clerk Eich of the Populist house. Senator Scott, Republican, appealed, and the senate voted to sustain the chair, 23 to 16. Taylor, Populist, and O'Briea, Democrat, voted with the Republicans; Dillard, Democrat, with the Populists. Adjourned till 4 p. m. At 4 o'clock both houses assembled, but by mutual agreement adjourned un til 9 o'clock tomorrow morning. Biddle, state treasurer elect, has been unable to make good his bonds. The trouble in the legislature frightened his bondsmen so that reveral have with drawn, The Republican treasurer, Stover, who has held over, re-oppns, Ll>e accounts today, BTKVRXSON IN NAEHVII.LK, Honors Shown tke Vice-president-Elect 1b Tenuessee, Nashvili,b, TeuH., Jari. 13.—General Steveneon devoted the day to public and social entertainments. At noon the two houses of the legislature met in ses sion to receive General Stevenaon. The distinguished gentleman whom the representatives assembled to honor ap proached the speaker's stand, escorted b,y General Buchanan, and was presented to Ppenker Davis. Stevenson arose amid great applaut-.e and expressed Imb thanks in a brief speech, A pleasant informal reception waß then held and the representatives were presented to the vics-president-elect. Afterwards Steveneon held a public reception. A banquet was tendered Steveneon tonight by the Hermitage club, was one of the most successful social events ever given in Nashville. CARLISLE IN THE CABINET. He Has Accepted the Treasury Port folio for a Consideration. New York, Jan. 13.—Senator Carlisle has accepted a place in Cleveland's cab inet, according to the Sun's Washing ton correspondent- He says in a spe cial to that paper: Before leaving Wash ington for Kentucky Carlisle mailed a let ter to Cleveland, accepting the secretary ship of the treasury. It is said Carlisle accepted the porfolio on the condition that he should have the solid support of the administration in his candidaoT for the preaidential nomination in 1596 Cleveland Seeks Seclusion. Lakkwood, N. J., Jan. 13.—President elect Cleveland left New York at 3:40 p. m and arrived here at 5:10. Cleve land was accompanied by Mrs. Cleve land, Baby Ruth and Francis P. Freeman of this place, an intimate friend of the family. Cleveland said be came to Lakewood for quiet and rest, and would not be bothered with politicians. Respeot for Butler. Lowbjil, Mass., Jan. 13.—The remains of General Butler arrived this afternoon and were escorted by Butler Post, G. A. R., to the general's home. The body will be given a military funeral. It will lie in sate in Huntington ball. The mills will close Monday, the day of the funeral, and business will be suspended. Boston, Jan. 13 —The legislature has adjourned till Tuesday, as a mark of respect to the memory of General But ler. A Oiiahcr Struck Near Nerrhall. San Pikoo, Jan. 13 —President Don dore Banner Oil company today received telegraphic advices frjin New hMl, this state, that a flow oi netroleum had been encountered at a depth of about 800 feet. The well will produce about 50 barrel? of oil daily. Household Qoodi In great variety at the W. C. Furrey company, 159 to 166 North Spring street. PRICE FIVE CENTS. BLAINE IN EXTREMIS. Bli Doctor! Remain lv Attendance All Night. Washington, Jan. 13.—The symptoms of difficult breathing which caused *he hasty summons of a physician to Blame's bed«ide about midnight did not develop iuto my thing alarming. Dr. Hyatt remained till after 6 o'clock, to be ready in case ( f an emergency, but ncne arose. Blame passed a comforta ble night, and there was no notable change in his condition this morning. Dr. Johnston, after a call this morn ing, said that Blame did not appear so well. When asked if Blame had recov ered the strength lost from his relapse last night, Johnston said Blame did not have a relapse, but simply Buffered difficulty in respiration. Representatives of the press were told this eveniLg that Blsine was about the same. Drs. Johnston and Hyatt called about 9 o'clock, and after remain ing with the patient a quarter of an hour left. Dr. Johnston said Blame waa laDguid and weak during the day, but otherwise there was no change in hia condition. Dr. Johnston will return to the house between 11 and 12 hnd remain the rest of the night. This indicates that Blame's condition is again critical in the extreme. Washington, Jan. 14.—At 2 a. m. there is no sign of change in Blame's condition. So far as known the situation at Mr. Blame's house has not changed since Dr. Johnston's arrival shortly after mid night. All is quiet at 4 a.m. A QUADRUPLE HANGING. TBE LAW EXACTS FOUR LIVES FOR THE TAKINO OF ONE. Four Negroes Hanged at Cnarlestown, Md.—lt Came Near Being an Oc tuple Execution - Sentences of Four Commuted. Chestertown, Md , Jan. 13.—An nn" usual occurrence, a quadruple execu tion, which came very near being an octuple one, took place in jail here shortly after noon todsy. The history leading up to the tragic end is as fol lows: In April last a gang of negroes waylaid Dr. J. H. Hill as he was going on a professional visit, cut his throat and beat his limine out with a club. The murder grew out of the testimony of Hill in a case in which anot rer negro was killed some time before. Fifteen negroes were arrested for the crime, but only nine were indicted, and one of these was acquitted. The other eight were sentenced to death. Of this cumber Charles Emery, Henry Hurtt, Joshua Uaynard and Lewis Bay nard, three of them only 10 years old, and one only 13, bed their sentences commuted by the governor to imprisonment for life, and were secretly removed by a body of constables at night to Baitirnore for fear the enraged populace would storm the Jan and lynch them, which they undoubtedly would have done. The remaining four, Fletcher Wil liams, Frisby Comegys, Charles Brooks acd Mo;es Brown, were hanged on the Seine scaffold today. Aside from the fact of the number, the scenes attend ing the execution were in no way un usual. The negroes bad a season of prayer and praise before their march to the scaffold. As soon ns the drop fell a shout of ex ultation arose from the men who had crowded into the jail y.ird and sur rounded the Bcaffold. Fletc her Williams and Moses Brown died iilnmet without a struggle; Brooks and Comtgys went through most appalling contortions. The latter died from stiangulr.tion, and the former's death was due to the dislo cation of his neck. Old farmers who gathered about the dying men laughed, end Eome even cnreed the nfgroea. The men died in from 10 to 18 minutes. The heart of Williams beat 17 minutep, although he iicted as though he died first. At 2:50 the bodies were cut down, placed in pine coffins and two expitss wagons conveyed them to the potter's rieid. After the execution the people quietly dispersed. HOMKSTK \U POISONING. Great Interest Taken in the Trial of Derapsey and His Aoo^mpllces. Pittsburg, Jan. 13.—The court was crowded at the second -day's trial of Hugh Dempsey, for complicity in the Homes tead poisoning. Most of the forenoon session was taken up with the examination of men tektn ill while •working at Homestead, sn.d their phy sicians. The latter all expressed the belief that the men had betn poisoned. The defense objected to the physicians' testimony. Tub court said the proceed ings were somewhat irregular, but if it could be proved that the defendant was guilty of furnishing poison, the evidence would be admissible. The district at torney said be would show this fact and the testimony wp.b Admitted. At the afternoon eesek v several wit ne-rees testified to having been seized with a sudden and severe illness after eating in the Homestead mill. Dr. H. 8. McGeary, who treated William H. Johnston, one of the wit nesses, stated that arsenical poison ing alone would produce such marked symptoms as Johnston's case presented. Witness also attended Benjamin Weav er, another witness whose symptoms, he said, could have been produced only by some strong irritant poisoning. Dr. A. P. Fogelmau, who attended the other witnesses, testified that the cases did not yield to treatment as they should have done; he said the symp toms in the diseases could have been produced by some corrosive poison. On cross-examination witness si-id: "Cook ing food in iarge quantities, drinking water such as men are not used to, and climatic changes vvou'd tend to produce a disease similar to that which affected the men." The doctors testified that they were strongly suspicious that a man named Van Wrinkle died of arsenit'i.l pois oning. Adjourned till Monday. See the Weir Stave, The Grand, at the W. C. Fur rey company, 159 to 165 North .Spring street.