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DAILY HERALD. —rOBLIBHSD— ■BVSN DAYS A. WEEK. JOMPH D. LYNCH. JAMF.S J. A TIBS. AVERS & LYNCH, - PUBLISHERS. CITY OFFICIAL PIPER.; ■ratered at the postoffice at Los Angeles as second-class matter. I DKLIVERKD BT CARRIERS ot »Oe. per Week, or 80c. per Month. Office of Poblicatton. 123-125 West Second street, los Angeles. Telephone No. 156 FRIDAY. OCTOBER 18. 1889. Mistery of a Wonderful Newspaper Career. On the 10th inst. a very extraordinary event took place in the city of New York, being no less than the laying of the cor ner stone of the World's new sixteen story building, which will stand on the site of the old and famous French's hotel. Few events have ever called to gether a more distinguished audience, ex-President Cleveland, Governor Hill, Chauncey M. Depew, and a multitude of the most famous men of the day, from all lines of life, being pre-ent. And it was certainly a thing worthy of the attendance of the wisest and the wittiest, the gravest and the gayest—this laying of the corner stone of a building from which will be issued a journal which embodies in its history the great est success in the whole history of jour nalism. Many bright and brilliant things were said by Hill, Depew and others, and the ceremonial went off with all proper eclat. The success of the World is utterly without precedent. Beginning with a trifling circulation, under the consum mate newspaper genius of Pulitzer it has been run up, since ISB3, to a circulation which averaged 342,200 copies daily dur ing the past six months. This is said to be one-seventeenth part of all the daily issues of all tbe news paper presses in the country. This triumph, utterly without a parallel in the annals of the journalism of the world, was achieved by s man who went to New York from St. Louis a perfect stranger, and was not afraid to challenge victory in an arena in which so many had failed. We believe Mr. Pulitzer began bis journalistic career in St. Louis by acting as the private Secretary of Mr. Carl Schurz, when that gentleman was editor of the Wettliche Pott. Like that famous man himself, be was a foreigner, and he quite rivaled his patron in the ease with which he acquired a masterly acquaint ance witb the English language. He quickly drifted away from Schurz, and, indeed became quite antagonistic to that gentleman. His first journalistic exploit was the purchase of a defunct German newspaper at a Sheriff's sale in St. Louis. He had no competitors for a thing which was regarded as dear at nothing, but his keen intelligence had taken note of the fact that the dead Ger man daily possessed an asset which might be made of value some day, viz.,a franchise of the Associated Press. Pulitzer locked this np and bided his time. Shortly after this a clique, at the head of whom was McCullagh, started the Glut* in opposition to the Demo- eral, which represented a certain wing of the Republican party that had powerful enemies in that organization. Notwith standing the vigor and ability of the new journal, it was powerfully handicapped because it could not get into the Associ ated Press. No matter how much money was offered, and the offers ran up to an enormous sum, the Associated Press journals held the fort, and the Globe was obliged to stay outside of the charmed circle. It was just here that Mr. Joseph Pulitzer's thoughtful little purchase came in. He had bought with far more than the wisdom of Toodles, and when the auspicious time arrived he was ready to produce his doorplate, with Thompson spelled with a P on it in fine relief; and he sold the little German plant, which he had bought for a few hundreds of dollars, to the Globe, and is said to have pocketed thereby a sum variously stated at from $60,000 to $100,000. It is impossible to hold down a man like that. With the money obtained by the sale of the press franchise, Pulitzer started an evening newspaper, the Post- Dispatch, which he placed under the supervision of Col. Cockerill, and which gradually made its footing good, and be came a journal of note and value. Having perfectly established the Post- Dispatch —we have not attempted to al lude to the circumstances attending the amalgamation of those two journals— Mr. Pulitzer looked around for new fields to conquer, and he went on to New York. A man of his calibre is always sure to be backed by friends, and he risked the purchase of the World, which Mr. Manton Marble, who had married a rich widow, was allowing to run down at the heels. The change of ownership was signalized by newspaper tactics as bril liant as those employed by the first Na poleon on the ensanguined fields of Ma rengo and Austerlitz. When Mr. Pulitzer acquired the World he took on with him to New York, Col. Cockerill, who had been editor of the Pott Vitpatch, and who had been so un fortunate as, in resisting a murderous as sault made upon him in his own office, to kill his assailant. The World is run on the principle of giving all the news in crisp and readable shape, is strongly Democratic in the tenor of its editorial articles, which are never of nndue length; and, if it is not free trade in prin ciple, it is so strongly devoted to a reduc tion of the onerous Republican war tariff as to seem to many persons to be so. It has of course made its owner a colossal fortune. Snowing the Silver Lining. There has been, on all hands, a re markable growth of faith in silver lately. People begin to see and admit that it haa not been fairly treated by the advocates of the National Banks. These latter nave said—mainly in the East—that ail THE LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD: FRIDAY MOHHIKG, OCTOBER 18, 1889. ver coinage would debase the money of the country, and many there are who honestly feared it. What are the facts? The bank circu lation has constantly shrunk, and the circulation of silver has constantly in creased, until only about five millions of dollars in silver coin are in the Treasury vaults today. Indeed, but for this repre sentation the business of the country could not be done. The Boston Herald chides its New England contemporaries for still advising against the authorized monthly coinage, and says there can be nothing to fear from it. It is absorbed, readily and gladly taken everywhere. And now comes a still newer and more noteworthy conversion. Mr. Wm. P. St. John, President of one of the largest New York banks, is out in behalf of a proposition for the Government to invest no less than $2,000,000 monthly in silver bullion, so long as the Secretary of the Treasury shall not pay over 99.H --cents for every dollar's worth of coined money, and to cancel legal tender notes as fast as the silver coinage can take their place. He says that if the country can maintain $300,000,000 of paper that has no intrinsic value, and keep it on a par with gold, it oould easily maintain a much larger amount of nil ver, and his conviction is that such a substi tution would have the effect of bo in creasing the price of silver that it would be brought practically to the old ratie with gold all over the world. This is a noteworthy sign of the times, tbat such a financier from the old hard money centre should take so pronounced and advanced ground. He recognizes not only tho political power of the silver men tbat must be recognized in Con gress, but he admits the substantial jus tice of their cause. What gives money its value ? Surely it is the Government that is behind it— tbe authority of powerful laws. The "Trade" dollar is only worth seventy two cents, and yet it contains 420 grains of silver, while the"Bland" dollar is worth a hundred cents though it contains only 412 U grains. What makes the difference ? One has a Government behind it, and the other had not. The truth is there has been an artificial and groundless ac cusation against silver and its advocates who are not less sound and sensible men than the bankers who have had very nearly a monopoly of what has always been considered the safest business in the world —being done at low rates and yet paying them the highest profits known to modern business, And not only are the advocates of liberal coinage of silver sound and safe men as individuals, but the communities they represent are sturdy and conserva tive. In the great money centre of New York the bank reserves average 27 per cent., only 2 per cent above the legal re quirement. In San Francisco the reserve is 38 per cent.—thirteen per cent, above the requirement. There is as much sound ness in banking and currency in this new West as in the old East, and there have been fewer bank failures here than tii re, despite the many booms that have speut themselves lately this side the mountains. Tbe American people love fair play for their products, and they are soon to have it for their silver, which has been grossly disparaged for so many years. In the death of Gen. John P. llart ranft at Norristown, yesterday, there passed away a man who came very near being in Hayes's shoes in 1876. He had a strong hold ou the soldier vote throughout the United Sates, and a con siderable membership of the National Republican Convention desired to nomi nate him for President, and would have done so if Simon Cameron had not blocked tha way. Unable to be Presi dent himself, that powerful politician was determined that no other Pennsylvanian should attain the coveted prize, and he caused the Pennsylvania delegation to be so manipulated as to nominate Hayes. The deceased thus happily escaped being a fraudulent President. He was twice elected Governor of Pennsylvania, had been Adjutant-General of the State, had carried himself gallantly during the war, and was a sort of Foraker, with the let ter's brag and bluster left out. He was entrusted, in his military capacity, with carrying out the immedi ate arrangements relating to the execu tion of Mrs. Surratt, Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock being in chief command in Washington City at the time. If there was little of tha demagogue there was nothing of the statesman about Hartranf t, and he was the central figure of a very corrupt crowd, although personally he was not generally looked upon as venal or corrupt. Hia death leaves no void, in Pennsylvania political circles, the whole power of the Republican party in the Keystone State having passed absolutely into the hands of Matthew Stanley Quay and his vote-buying Wanamakers. We were shown a package of white Smyrna figs yesterday, from the Mjnte Vista ranch of Mr. Barclay, that showed that the fruit grown in Los Angeles county will compare quite favorably with anything ever imported into this country from Smyrna. As figs are ex ceedingly profitable and prolific, yielding freely the third year, why do not some of the lazy fellows who lie croaking around the country start in to raising them, and assuring tremselves a competency in the near future? If raising barley alone won't pay, it will pay well in combination with hogs, poultry, figs, oranges, and a hundred other of the choice products of this section. In a communication addressed to Major E. W. Jones, Fresident of the L? 3 Angeles Chamber of Commerce, Abbott Kinney, Esq., has some sensible sug gestions concerning a deep water harbor and the way our people can bring it about. San Pedro has undoubtedly been greatly neglected of late, and there is danger that this neglect may be continued Fortunately natnre has been at work for ns, and the original calculations of the engineers have been confirmed, the action of the tides in deepening and widening the channel and bar having kept up while the Government slept. The telegram saying that San Pedro has been left ont of the estimates may be in error, and we are inclined to think it is, bnt it will not hurt the enterprise to show that we take some interest in its progress. Our principal reliance for Congressional aid must be on Senators Stanford and Hearst, who have repeatedly expressed themselves favorable to handsome appropriations for San Pedro, and upon ourselves. Cer tainly no one has ever heard that Gen. Vandever has ever shown any real in terest in our harbor, and to trust to him would be to lean upon a breken reed. By all means let us be up and doing. Press Dispatches to the Herald. Yesterday's Races. Lexington. Ky., October 17. —Attend- ance large, track fast. Two-twenty-eeven class —Cad Wade first, Bracelet second, Marquis third, Jennie K. fourth; best time, 2:22J£. Match between yearlings. Stamia won, Administer second; time, 2M l ' 4 . Free for all—Jack first, Harry Wilkes second, Jnnement third; best time. 2:15. Two-twenty-one class—Gold Leaf first, Bermuda second, Lottie W. third, Al mont fourth ; best time, 2:19. Elizabeth, N. J., October 17. —Condi- tions favorable. Sweepstakes, eleven-sixteenths of a mile—Longstreet won. Cracksman sec ond, Reporter third; time, 1:523 a. Sweepstakes, three-fourths of a mile— Gregory won, Hop filly second, Mamie B. third; time, 1:18. Sweepstakes, three-fourths of a mile — Oregon won, Arab second, Eleve third; time, 1:18H- Handicap sweepstakes, mile and three sixteenths —Barrister won, Burnside see on 1, Theodosius third; time, 2:07)6. Sweepstakes, five and a half furlongs - Meriden won, Swift second, Egmont third ; time, 1:10. Cincinnati, October 17. —Attendance large, track good. Maiden three-year-olds and upwards, three-fourths of a mile—Chandler won, Governor Ross second, Maud H. third; time, 1:18. Three-year-olds and upwards, seven furlongs—Amos A. won, Pritchett sec ond, Meckie third; time, 1:30)4. Three-year-olds and upwards, seven furlongs—Lucy P. won, Renounce sec ond, Littroll third; time, 1:30. Two-year-olds, five furlongs—Chant ress won, Sena second, Jaja third; time, 1:04. Three-year-olds and upwards, nine fur longs—Pamine woo, Brand olette second, Prince Fortunatas third; time, 1:56>2. Kdgewater handicap, 2-year-olds, three-quarters of a mile —Experience won, Dollikins second, Mt. Lebanon third; time, 1:16)^. AN ENGINEER OF NERVE. Hi* Remarkable Adventure and v hat It Brought Htm. In the smoking-car, along with half a dozen others of us, was an engineer who was going down to Peoria, and after a time the Judge started to draw him on: by saying: "I presume you have bad your share of close shaves, along with other engin eers?" "I have Bir," was the reply. "Been in many smash-ups?" "A dozen, I guess." "Any particular adventure that might be called wonderful?" "Why, yes; I did have one," replied the man, after relighting his old cigar stump. "I didn't think it any great sbave myself, but the l>oys cracked it up as something extra." "Let us hear about it," said the Judge, as be passed him a Havana. "Well, one day about three years ago I was coming West with the lightning expross aud was running to make up lost time. Dov n here about twenty miles two roads cross, .is you will see, and thsre are a lot of switches and side tracks. I had just whistled for the crossing and put on the brakes, whon the coupling between the tender and baggage car broke." "I see, 1 see," murmured the Judge. "At the sarno moment something went wrong with old No. 40, and I could not shut off (steam. She sprang away like a flash, and as she struck the crossing she left the trees and entered a rnuadow filled with stumps." "Good heavens I" "She kept a straight course for about forty rods, smashing the stumps every second, and then leaped a ditch, struck the rails of the I), and R. road, and after a wobble or] two settled down and ran for two miles." "Amazing! Amazing 1" "Then, at a crossing, she left the metals, entered a cornfield, and bearing to the right, plowed her way across the country until she came to our own again. She had a long jump to makt. over a marsh, but she made it, struck the rails, and then away she wer.t." "You—don't—=ay—so!" "I was now behind my train, and aftei a run of two miles, I got control of tbe engine, ran up and coupled to the palace car, and went into Ashton pushing the train ahead of me." "Griat Scott! And was no one hurt?" "Not a soul, and not a thing broken. The Superintendent played a mean trick on me, though?" "How?" "Why, the farmer who owned the meadow paid the company $18 for the stumps I had knocked out for him, while the cornfield man charged $9 for damages'. The Suoerintendent pockated the bal ance of the money-" "The scoundrel! And how much are you paid a month?" "Ninety dollars." "That's for running on the'road?" "Yes." "And nothing for lying?" "Not a red." 'That|s an outraga. The Superin tendent is an old friend cf mine, aid I'll see that you get the $9 on the stumpage and a salary of $203 a month as long as you live. It is Buch men as you who make a line popular."—[St. Louis Star- Sayings. A New Way of Procedure. Mr. Trenbrock—Eileen, do you think that is—ahem—er—do you suppose you c-could be happy for life with (swallow ing a gulp)— Mr. ahem—Mr. Archer? Miss Trenbrock—Papa—this is so sud den ! Mr. Trenbrock—Well, he was afraid to ask you himself, and I'vo been try ing to think what I said to your mother on a similar occasion so as to heln him out.—[Judge. «et Her to Help You sit Still. Beware of the "booby-trap." In other wordj, if you are asked to be eeated in a rocker when making a social call, don't rock. For if you do your entertainers will set you down as a social chump and drop you from their list if they happen to know about this test. The booby trap is doing a deadly work in Phila delphia.—[New York Tribune. BEYOND THE ROCKIES. Henry Watterson's Stand on the Race Problem. AN AFRO-AMERICAN LEAGUE. Amos Cumming's Nominated to Suc ceed Congressman Cox—Wash ington Notes. Associated Press Dlspatohos to the Herald.| Louisville, Ky., October 17. —In con cluding his address tonight at the National Board of Trade, Henry Watterson referred to "that Eldorado, the New South," at length. Speaking of the richness of the fields to be opened up there, he added: "But what is the value of all this if we have not order and law, regulated by an intelligent and re sponsible Government? How shall it profit you, or us or anybody if it be not brought under the spell of that wizard's wand which we call civilization ? And to whom shall this wand be committed ? To the Anglo-Saxon, with centuries of enlightened freedom behind him, or to the African just emerged from slavery ? "No one can comprehend the meaning of this great menace to the prosperity of the South who has not been there—who does not live there. Nor is it possible for it to be treated with wis dom by any other than local agencies. Cannot the thinking people cf the North imagine, if they are unable to see this —can they not feel that they may trust the intelligence, humanity, Christi anity of the South, and the testimony of truly responsible Northern men who have gone South to deal with the disease which outside pressure has always ag gravated and will always aggravate? "I struggled earnestly and long to es tablish the black man and his rights under the Constitution and its amend ments. But I am filled with no vain illusions, born of sympathy and igno rance. I am blind to none of the dangers that lurk amid tbe shadows of this great cross which for some mys terious purpose—l know not what—has been put upon the Icuth, but which I do know the South alone can break, as the South alone has borne it." WASHI.MiION NOTES. Tbe Course ot Event* at the Na tional Capital. Washington, October 17 —Secretary Windom has not yet rendeied a decision on the lead ore question. Ho still has the matter under consideration. The President this afternoon appointed Richard E. Sloan, of Arizona, to be As sociate Justice of the Supreme Court of Arizona. The District Commissioners have ap pointed George Hazslton, formerly Rs publican Congressman from Wisconsin, to be attorney for the District of Colum bia, to succeed Mr. Kiddle. It is reported that President Hanisou has decided to appoint ex-Pension Agent Poole, of Syracuse, N. V., Pension Com missioner, to succeed Tanner. General A. B. Campbell, of Kansas, contradicts emphatically the dispatch from Topeka to the effect that he has been offered the position cf Consul-Gen eral at Melbourne. He says the Presi dent has_ tendered him no ofßce, and the publication of the report was without his knowledge or sanction. Iv an address before the Boys' and Girls' National Home Association today, Alexander Hogelaud, President of the association, made the startling state ment that there are 60,000 boy tramps in the United Slates. He advocated the establishment of a registration system by which boy tramps might be found and sent to farmers who were willing to employ them. Assistant Secretary Buesey, in an in terview today regarding Commissioner Tanner's assertions that a member of the Board of Pensions Appeals wrote Bus sey's decisions, said while it is true that bis decisions are written by others, they are prepared in accordance with his in structions. He could not pretend to do the work of writing out these decisionfi, but docs examine cases and reaches the conclusions set forth. The Interior Department haa been reliably informed taat the Southern Ute Indianß are far from their reservation in Southwestern Colorado, and are wantonly killing vast numbers of deer for their hides only, contrary to the Jaws of the Stat', and Eerious trouble is feared. Indian Agent Bartholomew heß been instructed to see that depredations are immediately stopped, that the Indians confine their hunting to the territory where they have a right to go for that purpose, and kill co game not necessary to support their needs. Land Commissioner Groff lias received a letter from the general counsel for the Northern Pacific, asking that the com pany's lists of indemnity selections along that part of the line of the road which was not completed within the time re quired by the granting act, be certified to and submitted to the Secretary ol the fnterior for approval. The Commissioner has informed counsel of the policy of his office in the matter, and that pending r.ction by Congress lockirjg to the for feiture of the grant and the restoration of the lands embraced thereby to disposal under the general land laws, no ac'ion will be taken in cases where the same would be adverse to the settlers. Th 6 International Marine Conference convened this morning. After prelimi naries tbe conference began the consider ation of the rules to be followed in the navigation of all public aud private ves sels of the United States upon the high seas a:id in all coast waters of the United States, except within harbors, lakes and inland waters of the United States, as a basis for the proposed inter national rules. The discu.eion today was based upon the revised international rues and regulations for preventing col lisions at sea, contained in a circular is sued by iho United States Treasury De partment in September, 1887. This was adopted at the suggestion of the American delegates as a basis for action, because it was in convenient shape and afforded a good starting point. Votes upon sug gestions or propositions of changes are seldom taken, for the reason that after the regulations shall have been thor oughly discussed, they will be put into chape for final acceptance by a commit tee appointed for that purpose, and who will be guided in their work by the ex preseions of the conference. [ Cnmmlnfi Nominated. j New Yobk, October 17.—Amos J. Cummings was nominated tonigh' by the Tammany Democrats to succeed 8. 8. Cox in Congress. Afro-American League. Detroit, Mich., October 17. — The Plaindealer, of thia city, the leading organ of the colored race, says a move ment is on foot looking toward the estab lishment of a National Afro-American league, non-partisan in politics. The paper prints contributions from several leading colored men approving the scheme. John R. Lynch thinks the present status of the race makes the formation of tbe league a public neces sity. There is also an opinion from Al bion W. Tourgee, who thinks the time has come for the colored race to show itself worthy of liberty, and that earnest and intelligent action will do much to cure the evils which now affect the race. THE CRONIN JUKI FIXERS. To be Made Acceimorle* to tbe ftl-ir der After tne fact. Chicago, October 17. — According to the Daily News, the omnibus indictment returned this afternoon by the Grand Jury in the jury-fixing case was a use less proceeding, except on the theory that the persons against whom it was brought, all of whom were already under indict ment, have been made subject to some new charge. The State's Attorney is reported as declining to allow the new in dictment to be seen, and this is taken by tbe News as an indication that a new charge has been made against the alleged jury fixers. It is suggested tbat the ac cused are to be put in the same boat with the Cronin suopecta as accessories after the fact. All the persons reindicted were again arrested, except Bailiff Salomon, who is supposed to have confessed. Graham secured bail, but the others were kept in confinement. The .V<••••• explains the proceedings regarding Stoltenberg by stating that O.to Ericcson aud William Maul had informed the State's Attorney oi a mysterious correspondence whioh S oltenberg had conducted in July through Dahl. Letters had been received for S oitenberg from Toronto, enclosed in envelopes mailed for Dahl. Efforts last night in the S ate's Attorney's olfioe to make Stoltenberg disclose what be knew about the letters proved fruitless. HARTKANr'r DEAD. Dca.Ui of I'eiiKKjivaitla'N liallant cttleen soidtcr. Norristown, Pa., October 17. —General JohnF. Hartranft died this morning. General Hartranft'e illnese was the culmination of the result of a diseased condition of thn kidneys, from which he suffered several months. Board of Foreign Missions. New York, October 17. —The Ameri can Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missionß this morning passed a resolu tion calling on the President of the United States to get Congresa to take such action that the United States should co-operate witb German" aad Great Britaiu in trying to abolish slavery in Eastern Africa. The election of officers resulted in the election of R. S. Storrs, D.D., President; Eliphalet W. Blatchford, Vice-President; Nathaniel G. Clark, Edwin K. Alden and Judson Smith, Corresponding Secre taries ; Henry A. Stim-on, Recording Secretary; Langdon P. Ward, Treasurer. Subscription* Returned. Nkw York, October 17. —Tonight's session of the Episcopal B jard of Mis sions was occupied in a discussion of the $1,000,000 enrollment fund subject.' It was finally resolved that subscribers to the fund may, upou demand, receive their money back, if the demand is made within a year. At the expiration of that period the remainder of the fund, which amounts to $85,000 may be expended for missionary work. Fire lm Wotnam. New Yobk, October 18. —At about 1 o'clock this morning considerable excite ment was created by fire in an apartment building af the corner of Seventh avenue and One Hundred and Twenty-fifth street. A large force of firemen were summoned and the Hunt* were extin guished after Blight damage was done. One young woman, overcome by smoke, was rescued by the firemen in au un conscious condition. No lives were lost. Stumbling- at Silver Coinage. New York, October 17.—The Exec utive Council of the American Bankers' Association, after considering the propo sition submitted to the recent convention of the association by President St. John, of the Mercantile National Bank of New York, for an increase of silver coinage and a corresponding decrease of green backs, adopted a resolution that the preposition could not be recommended to Congress. A Railroad Appointment. Chicago, Ociober 17.—1t is semi officially announced that W. H. New man, late Vicß-Piuaident of the Missouri Pacific, has been appointed Second Vice- Piesident of tho Chicago and North western, taking effect November Ist. As the office of Traffic Manager will be abolished with the retirement of Mr. Wicker. Newman will have charge of the traffic of the system. Rome Ruler* Reorganizing. St. Louiß; October 17.—1t is stated on the authority of a prominent Irish Na tionalist that the sudden visit to England of Dr. Charles O'Reilly and Col. Atkin son, of Detroit, is in the interest of the re-organization and strengthening of the Irish National League. Charles O Brien, of this city left tonight to consult with John Fitzgerald. Hill and Collins. Atlanta, Ga., October 17.—The Irish- Americans of Atlanta gave General Pat Collins, of Boston, a banquet this after noon. Governors Hill and Gordon were among the guests. A feature of the ban quet was the frequent allusion to Gov ernor Hill as the right roan for the Dem ocratic nomination for President in 1892. Fell Forty Feet. Bethlehem, Pa.. October 17.—8y the breaking of a scaffold on a new stand pipe in the course of erection for tho water department today, eight men were precipitated forty feet. Foreman Mur phy was killed; John Kiernan was fa tally, and three others severely injured. Callfornlane uonilng Home. Chicago, October 17.— R. H. Lloyd and Robert Ewing, of San Francisco, ar rived in the city today on their way home from the East, where they had been in attendance on the Knights Templar conclave and on private busi ness. They leave for the Coast to morrow. IMed at 114. Milwaukee, Wis., October 17.—Wil liam Waterman died today at Grand Rapids, Wis., aged 114 years. His first wife died at the age of 75. He mar ried his second wife when he was in his hundredth year. She died a few years ago. Madame JTanauecnelt Injured. Jamestown, N. V., October 17.— Madame Janauschek was thrown from a carriage tonight, while being driven to the theatre and badly bruised. Trpnold I'eTcr. Grand Forks, N. D., October 17.—An epidemic of typhoid fever prevails at Grandin and great alarm is felt. FOREIGN FLASHES. Bulgaria Procures Its Long Solicited Loan. WHAT THIS TRANSACTION MEANS. Ferdinand's Regency Recognized.— Result of the Czar's Visit to Berlin. lAasociateuPress Disoatches to the Hkrald.l London, October 17. —The announce ment that German and Austrian bankers have finally made a loan to Bulgaria, which that government has been vainly seeking to negotiate for over a year, is a piece of information the political im psrtance of which can scarcely be over estimated, when it is known that these baukers had repeatedly refused to make the loan on the advice of Prince Bis marck himself, who pointed out as the sole objection that no European power had as yet recognized the existing govern ment in Bulgaria. The fact that the money is ready to be drawn upon within twenty four hours after Bismarck's conference on the subject of Bulgaria with the Czar, is accepted in Berlin, as well as here, as a proof that a distinct understanding was reached which assured the permanency of Prince Ferdinand's rule over his little principality. FERDINAND AFRAID FOR HIS LIFE. Paris, October 17.—Prince Ferdinand, of Bulgaria, now in Pariß, fearing that attempts would be made on his life, is guarded by French and Bulgarian de tectives. I'OUUIUN niSCBIiIiAMIC. flic Czar i\ curing; Home—The Kaiser Starts lor Italy. Dahtzic, October 17.—Tbo Cz*r in his special train started at noon for St. Petersburg. Berlin, October 17.—The Emperor and Empress started for Italy this even ing, traveling incog. Quebec, October 17. —A messenger from Bishop Bosae, of the Labrador coast, ha- arrived here with tbe news that the fisheries have altogether failed at Esquimaux Point, and over one hun dred families are starving. REVOLT OF TROOPS IN CRETE. Athens, October 17.. —Four battalions of infantry in Crete have revolted. Obakir Paßba is concentrating troops to suppress tbe revolt. London, October 17.—The report of the mutiny of three companies of Turk ish soldiers at Ganea, Crete, is con tinued. The officers were beaten and wounded. Chaki r Pasba is helpless. boulanger's plans. Paris, October 17 —An address of the National Committee was taken to Boulan ger by Naquet, assuring the General of tbe "fidelity of the party to his cause, and their confidence in his ultimate success. It is stated that Buulanger will go from Jersey to Bru«sels, thence to Geneva, and suddenly enter France and demand a new trial. MATAAFA NOT TO BE RECOGNIZED. Berlin, October 17.—The North Ger man Gazette says it ia not unlikely that Germany will refuse to recognize Mataafa as the King of Samoa; that it must be assumed that other powers, parties to the Samoan treaty, have similarly expressed themselves because at the conference recently held at Berlin all the represent atives agreed that M;dietoa should be King. THE WEST INDIES. Htppollte Elected President of Hayti—Douglass' mission. New York, October 17 —The steamer Atlas arrived here today from Hayti ports. The Atlas was at Port-au-Prince September 21st, and brings intelligence that Hyppolite at tbat time was engaged in arranging for a Presidential election. Hyppolite expects to bo the unanimous choice of the people. The election takes place this month. A cablegram to the Maritime Exchange announces that Hyppolite has been unanimously eieded President of Hayti. onb op blame's schemes. Washington, October 17 —It is re ported that the Minister to Hayti, Fred Douglass, is commissioned by Blame to try and convince the powers in Hayti and San Domingo, while maintaining their autonomy, to put themselves under the protectorate of the United States. Fur thermore, Minister Palmer is to see what he can do at Madrid in a quiet way to secure a severance of Spain'B relations with Cuba. An Exciting; Trial. Dublin, October 17.—The trial of Father McFadden and others for partici pation in tbe murder of Police Inspector Martin at Gweedore, began today at Maryborough. If the Crown attorney succeods in his evident purpose of ob taining a jury of twelve Protestants, it will not be without macy unseemly dis turbances. So violent were the protests today at the action of the Cowu in dismissing every Catholic venire man, tbat the proceedings bad to be suspended pending the arrival of a lar«:e fores of police. Two juryman, wore accepted by both sides and told Jo. stand down, when tho prosecution wag Informed that they were Catholics. They became enraged tbat they refused to leave, and had to be ■ jucted by force. In the struggle that ensued, several hot headed members of McFadden's flock took part, and for a time it looked as though a riot would result. A large force of police is on the way to Maryborough from Dublin. A Itlorsci for the Uothaiultes. Paris, October 17.—The Temps, in a resume of the financial results of the Ex j position, says: Before the close the num ber of people who will have visited the show will reach 26,000,000 or more. Referring to the proposed World's Fair in America in 1892, the Temps saye it is by no means as certain as it seemed a month ago that the Americans will select New York for the location of their Exposition, as Chicago is making strenu ous efforts to secure it. Commenting on the availability of Chicago as compared with New York, the Temps says: We wonder how many Chicagoans who crossed the ocean to visit the Exposition in the first city of France would have taken the same trouble if the show had been held in Lyons, our second city of importance. Boiler Explosion. Lima, Ohio, October 17,—8y the ex plosion of a threshing machine boiler on Hanson's farm, Perro Si gier was in stantly killed, Joseph Silvers fatally in jured and two others badly scalded. Wilkbsbarbjj, Pa., October 17.—A boiler in a packing house of H. Rein berg, at Carbondale,exploded this morn ing, probably fatally injuring four men.