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No pr.pers will be sent to subscribers by mail unle-s the jsme have been paid for in advance. This rule is inflexible. Ayebs A Lynch. WKPNESPAY, JAMI ABV g3, 1880. Who Was Responsible? Under the head, "The Party Not Responsible," the New York World of recent date published an editorial of which the following is the opening para graph: "It was not a fair trial: "Because the Democratic party neither "controlled nor lays claim to having con "trolled the Administration of President "Cleveland. Therefore it cannot be held "responsible for the results of that Ad "ministration —neither for the injury his "vacillating course has done to the cause "of Civil-Service Reform, nor for doing '* 'the right thing at the wrong time' in "precipitating the tariff issue on the per ilous edge of a Presidential campaign, "nor for the other multiplied mistakes of "the President, nor for his obnoxious "personal acts or characteristics." After arraigning Mr. Cleveland for dis regarding the views of the leaders of tis party and running a personal adminis tration and a personal campaign, the World goes on to say: "The Democratic party as is now well "established, really carried the States "which will cast a majority of the elec "toral votes for General Harrison, and so "the candidate, and not the party, was defeated in the recent election. That able journal then clearly inti mates that Mr. Cleveland's selection of a cabinet, five out of seven of whose mem bers had never before held a National position, and who did not ecioy a national reputation; that in the cabinet there was not one Northern Democrat of recognized ability as a party leader; that ihe re-appuiutuient of Pearson as Post master of New York City, the taking of a country lawyer to be the Collector of the Port of New York, and the selection of really obnoxious men to fill high offices in the metropolis of the Empire State; that the appointment of Phelps as Minister to England, the abandon ment of all pretense to respect the Civil Service rules, the sending of a check for $10,000 to aid in securing his own re election, the writing of the Fellows' letter, and similar arbitrary, inconsistent and unwise measures really defeated the President. There is no doubt that each of these things did have influence in securing Mr. Cleveland's defeat. There is no doubt that all of them combined did much to secure that defeat. Mr. Cleve land is largely responsible for his own dis comfiture, and what is of more conse quence to the party and to the Nation, he is largely responsible for the party's re tirement from office. But we much fear that the party can not be quite acquitted of all reprehension in this affair. It is well to face the re sponsibility now, and therefore, perhaps avoid in 1892 the mistakes of 1888. With a Democratic standard-bearer, and with a Democratic platform four years from now the country will be found heavily Democratic. With a Mugwump leader and undemocratic principles to go before the people we shall but invite more disastrous defeat. In the Stalwart personality of David Bennett Hill we have the man. Now, what shall be the case? Here is where we would point out the mistakes and responsibility of the party. Mr. Cleveland's message on the tariff was a political mistake. Bnt the method of discussing it which so largely prevailed, was what made the error fatal. Had the issue been met harmoniously and unitedly by us, we believe there was a reason* to ho| c that we would have carried the country. The way to have met it was the way the World met it, and the way, if we may say it, this journal met it. The whole issue was whether it was right or wise to levy unnecessary taxes. Mr. Blame's astute letter we allowed to force us into a defense and advocacy of English free trade. From one end of the land to the other our speakers, with few exceptions, drew all their arguments from Cobden and his school. The Dem ocratic press, in too many instances, committed the same fatal error. This is the un-Democratic, the un-American error for which the party is responsible. With a really Democratic standard bearer, and with a return to pure Demo cratic and pure American principles in 1892, we shall win. With Hill as the candidate, and Mr. Randall's platform of 1884, we can win. Tilden won on it. Hancock failed because he faltered on that point. Cleveland won on it, and then failed for lack of it. We can win on it again, and we shall fail if we ignore it. On any other platform we shall lose the North again, and we shall lose part of the South. On that platform the Sonth will be solid in 1892, aa it was in 1884, and we shall split Re publican States away from the party in i tbe North. We had better hesitate before we read the Sam Randalls and Arcby Blisses out of the party. We : would have been better for their co-op- 1 •ration in 1888. We shall need them in 1 1892. j' THE LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD: WDENESDAY MORNING. JANUARY 23. 1889 Last winter a movement was set afoot in the Episcopal Church to secure a division of the diocese of California. Thiß State was erected into a diocese of that Church in 1553, and a Bishop was sent out the same year. Since that time the portion of the State lying north of the Sacramento river was cut off from the parent See, and a Bishop was ap pointed to preside over it. There was, therefore, nothing radical in the effort to cut off the southern counties and give them a presiding officer of their own, with headquarters in Los Angeles. In deed, if we do not err, when the Con vention of the Church met in San Francisco last year the Bishop gave his consent, and the Convention voted for a division of the diocese. Fur thermore the Convention requested the Bishop to call the next meeting, that of May, 1889, in Los Angeles, in order that the preliminary steps for such division might be made here on the spot. The matter was looked upon by the members of the denomination in question as prac tically settled. But now comes a note of war's alarms from the North. It seems that the jealousy of Southern California in the North is not confined to commer cial circles. It pulsates in the heart of the Church as in thatof tho world. Judge Stanly is Bishop Kip's most trusted adviser. At a gathering of the members of the Episco pal Church, clerical and lay, in Oakland a few days ago he very stoutly opposed, vi et armis, if one may so speak of the doings of a religious body, the idea of dividing the diocese. He is reported in the Alta of the 10th instant as "urging the laity of the North to cir culate a protest against holding the con vention in Los Angeles, on the ground that it would be impossible to get the church members from the North to at tend the meeting in so remote a place, and that the question of diocesan divi sion could not safely be left to the members living in the South." This is but a part of the old fight of the Bay City and Bay counties against Los Angeles. It would be immeasurably to the advan tage of the Episcopal Church to have a Bishop in this city. It is popularly sup posed that the churches rise above mere earthly considerations, and that the mem bers are moved by high and noble im pulses. It looks as if the jealousy of the Bay counties towards the South were so strong as to invade even the sacred pre cincts of the sanctuary, and to control hearts supposed to ba consecrated to ex alted purposes. This old fight in so novel a shape will be watched with interest by the people of t this section; and while the action taken will ba altogether in the hands of the members of the Episcopal Church, yet the whole com munity will take no little interest in the outcome. We shall see whether Judge Stanly or the clergy and lay members of the denomination iv the South wield the controlling influence over the whole body. The Herald thia morning develops some rather interesting features of the working of the new clause in the County Government bill in reference to the re muneration of Constables and Justices of the Peace in the several bailiwicks of the remote parts of Los Angeles County. If these able officials find the roads open for them "to get their work in" to the nice tune of making $1,000 each during the first month of their incumbency of their offices, and then incontinently shake the dust of thsir official duties from the soles of their official feet, they may indeed smile at a collapsed boom and the failure of auction sales of city lots in the midst of the Mojave plains. So long as "tramps" can be laid by the heels at the rate of ten per haul, and brought to the city by the dozen the rural Justice of the Peace and his able lieutenant, the constable, may well live like fighting cocks at the public expense. Let us see. At three dollars per head ten tramps are worth thirty dollars to the "limbs of the law," albeit the com bined resources of the ten may not amount to one nickel. Then there is mileage at the rate of twenty-five cents per mile, which does not actually cost more than three. On a journey of a hundred miles, at twenty-five cents a mile, the frugal servant who finds "public office a public trust" —Ah! beg pardon, we mean a "private snap"— gets $25. It really costs him less than $5. On this basis he will soon roll up his $1,000 limit. Now, if he can do as his predecessors did, to-wit, put in a bill for these ten tramps in this style, mile age for John Brown, $25; item mileage for James Smith, $25; item mileage for Tom Jones, $25, and so on to the end of the list, or $250 for the ten vagrants he will indeed find his public office a private snap. The Board of Supervisors might keep an eye on this matter, and see that they do not offer too large inducements to the rural wearers of the ermine and to the rural Constabulary to vacate their office after having put money in their purse for one short moon. There is still a further phase of this question that demands attention. It is alleged that the indict ments, as drawn by these learned Thebans of the rural districts, are so woven that they will not hold a new born chicken intent on going to roam, much less an able bodied tramp. Per haps this is not so much from a lack of legal acumen, as it is a little scheme car ried out of malice prepense. Is all this official bungling in order to run the "tramp" in to the jaws of the legal Min otaur, drawing a revenue of $3 fees and $25 mileage, and that kindly act done, then to release him on a technicality and turn him loose, to be caught up as soon as he has gone on bis; way far enough from Los Angeles to make it an object to run him bask ? How is this any way ? Public interest in the roads of Los An geles county has been aroused to a very high pitch. It is a matter in which the whole people is deeply concerned, as is indicated by the general tone of approval upon the Hbbald's efforts to reach some measure of betterment in this respect. There are a great many citizens who are of the opinion that the true remedy will be found in the abolishment of the office of roadmaster, and the replacing of the present system by one of public bidding for the care of the roads, similar to the system of street grading and repairing which prevails in the city. There is certainly sufficient merit in the sugges tion to demand for it a careful hearing. It would then be known exactly what was done with every dollar of the road funds. As it is now, the funds of some districts are mostly consumed in defray ing the roadmaster's expenses. Here is the modus operandi: A roadmaster in some district thinks a road needs re pairs. He comes before the Board of Supervisors and lays the matter before them. He draws $3 for his day's work and $2 for horse hire. The Board has not time that day to attend to it, and he is ordered to appear next week—s6 more. He is then told to figure out carefully the cost and report next month—again. If luck is on the people's side he is told to go on with the work; but before he gets it well underway he finds there is something more needed, so he visits the Board once more at an expense of $5. So the thing goes on until some day the clerk reports that the rctdmaster's variants have exhausted that road fund, and the work is ordered stopped. It does seem to tho average inexperienced tax-payer —inexperienced in road-mak ing, not in tax-paying—that $100,000 ought to make a groat deal of roads in this country, and then keep them in order, and then sprinkle them. Wells might be sunk along the roads for the purpose of sprinkling. AVith windmill and pump these would not cost over five hundred dollars each. Ono each mile from the city to Santa Monica, fourteen in all, would cost about $7,000. If trees were planted along the road they could be watered from these wells. Think of what a delightful thing a fine road four teen miles long, with beautiful shade trees and well sprinkled would be to the citizens of this section! The present laws require some amendments. The subject is commended to the attention of the Los Angeles delegation at Sacramento. And the Supervisor who will sig nalize his incumbency of the office by giving the people good roads, orna mented with trees and sprinkled, will so endear himself to the public heart that nothing less than an equestrian statue will be considered sufficient honor to his memory. ___________ Probably one of the most laughable things ever known in California has been the effort to create a bug-a-boo about the new charter. When this measure challenged attention and criti cism last Fall people who thought it was a device neither expedient nor wise, both parties opposed it and voted against it. Since then nobody has given the matter inno.li attention: and the gentlemen who opposed it aro the firmest friends it has developed in this section. A number of Sacramento papers have suggested that Sidney Lacey was in Sacramento to de feat the new charter. As a matter of fact, Sidney has other details which are far more interesting to him than the charter, and he tells the Herald that if he is satisfied that the new charter is constitutional he will support it. Or dinarily a naper both malignant and sceptical would support Lacey's affirma tion ; but the Timet seems to be a sheet which respects neither the operations of God nor the clear-cut grit of man and beast. Misgivings are expressed that the Senate Tariff tinkering may destroy Cali fornia's youngest infant industry, beet sugar making. There is, of course, no danger of this. The Mill's bill passed the House by an almost strictly party vote, and there that device died. The Senate bill passed that body by a simi lar vote, and there that device dies. AMUSEMENTS. To-nicht Ihf lirlsmers Play >■ 1 lie World Against Her." A good house assembled at the Grand Opera Houae last night to see Mr. Joseph Grismer and Miss Phoebe Davies in Fur given. To night the attraction will be Mr. Frank Harvey's The World Against Her. The New York Herald says of the play: The World Against Her, by Frank Her vey, authorof tne Wages of Sin, was pro duced last night at the Grand Opera House before a large audience, and proved to be one of the strongest melo dramas on the stage to-day. The inter est is artistically worked up from the beginning and well sustained throughout, the curtain finally falling on a scene tbat is so effective that the audience—a rather rare thing for this city—with one accord delayed its exit, although it was 11:30 o'clock, to applaud, while the leading characters bowed their acknowledgments before the curtain. To say that every body was delighted, would be but a meagre expression of the truth. They were held spellbound through the most interesting scenes, and were wrought up to a pitch of rare enthusiasm. All this was due to the workmanship of the author alone. There is really not a weak character in the play. "Madge Carlton," a wrongly suspected and cruelly divorced wife, completely captures the hearts of the audience. The part of "James Carl ton," the injured but forgiving husband, and the part of "Gilbert Blair," the ac complished villain who gives the key to the whole drama, are also well drawn characters. "Bob Millet," a showman, is an excellent comedy character, and the part of "Sally," his wife, is admir able. Those who have seen the play will indorse the opinion we have ex pressed as to the merit of The World Against Her, Next Week. For next week Mr. Wyatt has secured irme Kiralfy with his great spectacular Irama, Black Crook, The sale of seats legins to-morrow. Undelivered Telegrams. Tho following are the telegrams re naming at the Western Union telegraph office, No. 6 Court street, January 22: Mrs. Mary Leahy, A. F. Heide, Frank Baily, F. J. Bachelder, H. P. Dearing, W. L Robinson, A. M.- Debolt. Don't Pay 91.60 for outer Brand* When you can get the Crown for less. Deafness—Noises In tne Ears Cured by Dr. Blocum, 320 South Main street. NATIONAL LAWMAKERS. The Substitute Tariff Bill Passes the Senate. A STRICT PARTY VOTE. Changes in the Naturalization Law, Declaration of Intention Dis pensed With. i Associated Press Dispatches to the Hebald. Washington, January 22.—1n the Sen ate Morrell continued the tarriff discus sion, saying that England, by free trade, sacrificed her landed estates to trade su premacy abroad. The Mills bill was a distinct abandonment of protection, par ticularly as regards agriculture. Tariff reduction on sugar would reduce the cost to the consumer not less than a cent a pound, and the proposed bounty on sugar would multiply the cropi of the farmer by the introduction of permanent profit able crops. Reagan made an argument in favor of his amendment changing the duty on al! grades and kinds of wool to 2"i per cent ad valorem. Coke expros.ed readiness to vote to put wool on the free list whenever all bases of maunfaeturo are put on the free list. Reagan's amendment was rejected; yeas 22, nays 31. Brown and Payne voted no. Vance moved a proviso that no article in the wool and woolen schedule should pay duty exceeding 75 per cent, ad valorem. Rejected ; yeas 27, nays 33. Brown voted aye, Payne no. The amendment to make lumber of all kinds free was rejected 28 to 10. Call and Brown voted with the Republicans. Schedule D, wood and wooden ware, was then taken up. Aldrich reported an amendment to insert in paragraph 201 the words: "White pine, $1,50 per 1.000 feet board measure." Agreed to. Vest moved to amend paragraph 207 (as to pine clapboards) by striking out the words, "$2 per 1,000," and inserting the words: "Shall be admitted freeof duty." Stockbtidge opposed Vest's amendment. Vance moved to amend Vest's amend ment by making it apply to all the lum ber paragraphs. Vest again took the floor and commented on trusts generally, and particularly on the fact that a great lumber trust was now in secret session in Michigan. A lengthy colloquy of a political nature enßned. Finally the question was taken on Vance's amendment which was ac cepted by Vest as a substitute for his own, and it was rejected ; yeas 10, nays 28. Brown and Call voting against it. Hiscock, on behalf of the Finance Com mittee, offered a proviso, which was agreed to, that iv case of the imposition ot export duties on sawed lumber by any foreign Government, the duty on such sawed lumber 6hall remain as under the present law. Aldrich, on behalf of the Finance Com mittee, moved to insert after paragragh 209, the words "reeds 10 per cent ad val orem, chair cane 15;" aiso to increase liia rate on sawed boards, mahogany, etc., t paragraph 215) from 15 to 20 per ceut ad valorem. Agreed to. Voorhees submitted some general re marks on trusts, etc., irincipally in a political vein. Sherman offered a proviso (which waß agreed to) to paragraph 307. in taxing fresh fish one-half cent per pound, that the duty shall not apply to fresh fish caught by citizens of the United States on the high seas or in the open waters of the lakes forming the boundary between the United States and Canada. Numerous amendments were reported from the Finance Committee and agreed to without objection. Among them were the following: Reducing the duty on nickel ore, for the nickel therein con tained, from three to two cents per pound, and, on nickel in make, from ten to five; reducing the duty on cocoa mat ting from ten to eight cents per square yard, and on cocoa mats from five to four cents per square foot; amending the pro viso to paragraph 152 so as to make it read "That all iron or steel wire, valued at more than 5 cents per pound (instead of 10 cents) shall pay duty not less than 35 per cent, ad valorem;" inserting in par agraph 17 (which imposes a duty of 35 per cent, ad valorem on manufactures of leather, gutta percha, etc.) the words "vulcanized indiarubber, known as hard rubber." Eußtis moved to amend paragraphs 219 and 220 (in the sugar schedules) by re ducing the rate ou sugar above No. 16 and not above No. 20, Dutch standard, from \% to \% cents per pound, and on sugar above No. 20 from 2 cents to \% cents. Rejected; yeas 22, nays 31. Reagan moved to amend the bill by adding a section imposing a graded in come tax. Rejected. Paragraph 412 (calf skins, etc.) was amended by increasing ad valorem the rate on sheep and goat skins from twenty to twenty-five per cent., and on skins from Morocco from ten to fifteen per cent. An amendment reported yesterday from the Finance Committeo'to para graph 321, (as to stockings, hose, etc.) was agreed to. Stanford offered an amendment to the bill heretofore introduced by him to authorize the producers of pure sweet wines, who are also distillers, to use, free of tax, the wine spirits necessary to for tify such pure sweet wines up to an alco holic strength of fourteen per cent. Agreed to. The amendment heretofore offered by Rrown to the rice paragraph was re acted. On this vote Senators Cameron, Mitchell, Plumb and Quay voted with the Democrats, and Senator's Bate, Berry, Blodgett, Cockrell, Coke, Faulkner, Harris, Jones of Arkansas, Reagan, Turpie, Vest and Walthall with the re publicans. On motion of Aldrich, the paragraph was finally amended by mak ing the rates on cleared, uncleared and broken rice or rice flour I>C, 1, V cents. Plumb moved to insert an additional paragraph creating and establishing in the Treasury Department a Commission to be known as the Customs Commis sion. Agreed to without division. It provides for the appointment by the President (with the advice and consent of the Senate) of five commissioners to hold office two, three, four, five and six years, respectively, not more than three of thorn to be of the same political party, at a salary of $7,500 per annum, with a permanent office at Washington. The amendment reported from the Finance Committee to paragraph 257, as to oranges, lemons and limes, was agreed to. It increases the rate per package (according to capacity), from 10, 20 and 40 cents, to 13, 26 and 50 cents, and from 8 centa for every additional cubic foot, to 10 cents. Allison offered an amendment which was agreed to, repealing the provision requiring- a stamp to be affixed to every box of imported cigars to indicate the inspection thereof by the customs officers. An amendment was reported from the Finance Committee to add to paragraph 533 (Dtitting rough diamonds, etc. on the free list), the words "And jewels to bo used in the manufacture of watches." Agreed to. Yeas 32, nays 27. Various amendments were then offered and rejected. On motion of Allison, the date for the bill to go into effect (section 12) was changed from February Ist, 1889 to July Ist, 1889. There being no further amendments offered, a vote was taken, first on agreeing to substitute, and then on the passing of the bill. Both votes were identical (yeas 32, nays 30) as follows: Yeas —Aldrich, Blair, Bowen. Cameron,Chase,Chandler,Cullom, Davis, Dawes, Dolph, Edmunds, Evarts, Far well, Frye llawley, Hiscock, Hoar, In galls, Jones of Nevada, Manderson, Mitchell, Morrill, Paddock, Palmer, Piatt, Plumb, Quay, ShermaD, Spooner, Stockbridge, Teller, Wilson of lowa—32. Nays—Bate, Berry, Blackburn, Brown, Butler, Call, Cockerell, Coke, Colquit, Diniel, Eusti3, Faulkner, George, Gib son, Gorman, day, Harrison, Jones of Arkhansas, Morgan, Pasco, Payne, Pngh, Ransom, Reagan, Turpie. Vaace, Vest, Voorhees, Walthall. Wilson of Mary land—3o. The Senate at 8 p. m. adjourned. The Houtc. Washington, January 22.—1n the House some time was consumed in an endeavor by Crisp of Georg'a to secure a motion on the contested election case of Smalls vs. Elliott. The House refused to consider it After a delay of half an hour, caused by fiilibusterinir, byCheadle of Indiana, the House went into Commit tee of the Whole on the River and Har bor bill. Oates, of the sub-committee on natu ralization, to day reported to the Judi ciary Committee of the House a bill pre pared in lieu of all others amendatory to the naturalization laws. Tho pro visions of the bill briefly stated are: A requirement that an alien must reside for five years in ihe United States before he can become a citizen; that at the expiration of that time he must appear in court and prove his residence, good moral character and and fitness for citizenship. In case of a United States court, notice of his in tention must be served upon tho repre sentative of the United States, and like wise, in case of a State court, the repre sentative of the State government must be notified and attend the hearing. The present requirement of a declaration of intention to become a citizen is dispensed with. Tho bill will be discussed Satur- day. After some filibustering, McAdoo, of New Jersey, moved to strike out 1 lie ap propriation for the improvement of Ahna pee harbor, Wisconsin. The advocates of other improvements talked in a desul tory way for some time. McAdoo's motion was lost, and the House soon adjourned. The AdmUNlou of Ulan, Washington, January 22.—Judno Wil son, of this city concluded his argument 'o-day in behalf of the admi»sion of Utah Territory as a State of the Union before the House Committee on Territories. He argued that when a territory had s popu lation sufficient to entitle it to a represen tative in Congress with other conditions incident io a fixed population, there was a moral obligation resting on the Govern ment to admit that Territory as a State. He declared that not two por cent of the present adult Mormon male papulation of the Territory ever practiced polygamy. He argued that the tenets of the Mormon church required people to obey the laws of tho State. That was one of the fundamental tenets of the church. He maintained that Con tress had full power to make such a compact with the proposed State as would secure the suppression of poly gamy. If the State broke the contract, Congress would have power to enforce the terms or relegate the State back into a territorial condition and secure control. At the conclusion of his address, Dele gate Smith, of Arizona, addressed the committee in favor of admission. Tbe Nlcargua Canal. Washington, January 22.—The con ferees on the Nicaragua Canal bill have agreed. Theaiollowing House amend ments, it is believed, have been dropped or modified : Requiring that 10 per cent, of the capital stock be paid up before any bonds are sold; providing for print ing across the face of the bonds of a notice that the United States is not re sponsible for them, and allowing the United States to fix the rates of tolis on tho canal. A Bnrleiquc Bounty. Washington, January 22. —In the Sen ate, Senator Vest presented a ludicrous alleged memorial from the dentists, asking a bounty of one dollar each for teeth extracted in order to encorage hon est industry, lower the cost to patients and encourage tbe immigration of dent ists from other parts of the world, thereby making a better market for the agricul tural and other products of this country. Examiners Bemoved. Washington, January 22. —The Secre tary of the Treasury approved the recom mendation of Acting Appraiser Steams, of New York, for the removal of nine examiners and samplers in the Apprais er's office, as a result of the recent exam ination into the alleged customs frauds there. Ban Francisco Postofflce. Washington, January 22.—The Presi dent has approved an act increasing the appropriation for the San Francisco Postoffice site. A TERMAGANT ON TRIAL. She Sought Her Husband's Death and Called 11 lm tipoopendylte. Chicago, January 22.—Some sensa tional testimony was introduced to-day during the trial of Mrs. Raw son for the shooting of her husband's attorney in the courtroom last summer. It was in the nature of a reading of the evidence on which the grand jury indicted Mrs. Raw son and included the story of a former detective named Hogan, who, at one time, was in Mrs. Rawson's employ, and who asserted that he left her because she wanted him to put banker Rawson out of the way by putting poison in a bottle of gin from which the banker used to drink at night. Hogan asserts that Mrs. Rawson told him, if he would not kill Rawson, she would send for Lee, her former husband and the father of Ralph Lee, who shot Banker Rawson down in front of the church, to do the deed. Testimony was also introduced to show that Mr. Rawson was a woman of exceedingly violent temper, ad dicted to the uee of liquor and profane language. A Mrs. Hamilton, who lived with Mrs. Rawson before she married the banker, said the defendant swore terribly because Rawson did not pay ncr son Ralph, who was at the time a clerk in the bank, a larger salary. "She said," the Hamilton woman testi fied, "that she would get even with the old 'spoopendyke.' She would marry him, make his money fly and then get rid of him." BERLIN GOSSIP. Bismarck "Could, an if He Would," Tell Tales. WAS FREDERICK AN INTRIGUERY' The East Africa Bill Passes the Bundesrath —An Anti- Semitic Gathering. I Associated Press Dispatches to the Ueraj.d.l Bkrun, January 22.—Comte, of the Bundesrath, having in charge the East Africa bill, has passed the measure with out amendment. Berlin, January 22. —The Bundesrath's speedy disposal of the East Africa bill will euabie the Reichstag to pass the measute through for the second reading stage within a week. Prince Bismarck remains in Berlin purposely to defend the government's colonial policy. Captain Weisman will start next Monday with twenty officers on an Emm relief expedi tion. According to statements current in official circles, if Prince Bismarck is forced by political exigencies to publish the letters in the Geffeken case hinted at by the Bologne Gazette, he will prove that Frederick and his wife were indiscreet and divulged the plans of Prussia, and that even before the campaign of 1870, Darmstadt was the focus of in trigues against the unification of Ger many. The documents that are with held afford an ample justification of Bis marck's accusations against Frederick in his report to the present Emperor, but the strength of public feeling against further scandal has become so extreme that the semi-official press has received hints to cease discussing the subject. Princess Bismarck is ill with a bron chial affection. The annual fete of tho Berlin students of the anti-Semitic association was hon ored with the presence of Count yon Moltke, Prof. Bergmann, and a number of the members of the court circle. Dr. Stoecker and others made violent anti- Semitic addresses. UAIMAUINU TESTIMONY. All Informer Tries to Connect Leatne Leaders with Convicts. London, January 22. —Before the Par nell Commission to-day, a man named Farragher deposed that Archbishop Walsh, inDavitt's presence, advised him not to pay rent. He (Farragher) was evicted. He was afterwards employed in the offices of the Dublin branch league, and carried letters, some of which con tained checks, from Patrick Egan to Mul led, the Invincible. Farragher further testified that Arthur O'Connor, Member of Parliament for east Donegal, held an important post in the League, and Davitt, Sexton and Har rington were members of the executive. Nally used to visit the League rooms. Sir Charles protested against the in troduction of this evidence. He stated that Nally was undergoing sentence, and that he objected to any inquiry being made into the circumstances of Nally's crime iv order to damage members of the Commons, who, it was alleged, were as sociated with him. The members of tbe court decided that the evidence was ad missible. Sir Charles Russell, iv reply to a question by Justice Hannen, said that the Nally under discussion was not "Scrab" Nally. He was another Nally whom Parnell thanked for his services to the League. Sir Henry James, counsel for the Times, produced a report of a speech made by Parnell at the League Conven tion at Castlebar, in which Parnell strongly commended Nally for rendering great and important services to the League when first formed. Tolstoi and the Czar. St. Petersburg, January 22. —Count Tolstoi's project for the reform of local government being opposed by the ma jority of the Empire, he offers to resign. The Czar, however, who does not con sider the opinion of the Council final, has instructed Tolstoi to await his personal decision. Hulgarla lv a I'crmtut. St. Petersburg, January 22.—Sinister reports that come from Bulgaria keep the government on the alert for develop ments. Prince Ferdinand's abdication is a question of days. The orthodox Bishops are preparing to denounce him as an oppressor of the faith, and assert that he is encouraging Jesuits. Stanley and Emla Prisoners. Suakim, January 22.—The Govern ment messenger who brought the news about Slatin Bey declares positively that Emm's and Stanley's baggage and standards were at Omdureman, and tbat he heard that both Emm and Stanley were prisoners up the Nile. High-toned Swindlers. London, January 22.—The Board of Directors of the Queensland Investment Company, has ordered the arrest of four Australian Directors, Macllwrath, Pal mer, 11 art and Drury for alleged swindl ing. Macllwrath and Palmer are ex piemiers of the colony. Tne IMahdi's Final Effort. Suajbum, January 22.—A messenger who has arrived here from Khartoum, ! says that 35,000 of the Mahdi's followers left there in December last for a final attack upon Egypt. Fire lv the mines. Pittsbueo, January 21.—A big fire is raging at tbe Jackson mines near Jackson in the Oonnellsville coke region. The mine are owned by James Cochrane & Sons, and are among the oldest in the coke region. It is feared the mines will be totally destroyed. A Urule I'unUbeil. Philadelphia, January 22. —Patrick Br.dley, a married man, who was ai rested last week, charged with assaulting little girls whom he enticed to lonely places, was to-day sentenced to twenty nine years' and eight months' imprison ment. Aid lor f/aruell. New Yobk, January 22.—The Irish Parliamentary Fund Association of America to-day issued an appeal to the liberty-loving people of free America for money to help Parnell to defend his suit against the Timet. lUaahea into Itladneea. New Yoke, January 22.—Mies Harriet Oothn, the heiress, who is mad over the ?« l S r ,', Kyrle . Belieff . was taken to the Middletown Insane Asylum to-day from Beiievue Hospital. A Rate Cotton Crop. Charleston, 8. C, January 22.—The JSewt and Couriir says the .cotton crop this year will be the laruest ever made, and will approximate seven and one-half million bales.