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VOL. XLI. NO' 37.
We were obliged to order five cases of
Tbey are now in. These goods are strictly all-wool,
with long cape, at the very low price of $5.
With Each Coat You Also Get a Ticket
Making You a Participant in Our
Have tbe boys look at the two fine bicycles.
With the above goods we have also received another
invoice of those very popular
AT $10 AND $12.
Mullen, Bluett j Co.
138, 140, 142 SOUTH MAIN STREET.
We Have Made Arrangements with Several of the Largest
Manufacturers of
To act as their agents. We offer their goods al a
THEIR PRICE LIST. We are just in receipt of
an elegant assortment, selected personally from
manufacturers, which we sell at a discount of 30
per cent.
Two First Prizes for Large and Small Photographs
roi>v<htloti of rhe Photocrnphic Association cf Anierici over kotos ol the m.'.»it emln »nt ou;v
to, op cis of til -Kast land the I'aeltlc (Jo .st], Ttiii completes thj large lis. at KltilfT M -tl)
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j -*»!rcfrS"to,' ;'| foliow." Wb know wo have what you want.
lik^4t£^ l <i BIBOJH nood is being need extensively. It has
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* feMT " W *w^rMLJ' J VtK'VL UOT THUM. Also lull lines of
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v 11 will Kiuely buy it. WIi,IiIAJIM)N
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211 New Hisrh Street, Fulton Block,
den Franklin it., ground floor, Tel. 417.
The Herald
J Xc!. 535. 113-7 ly] LOS ANUKLKi.
Comment About His Trip to
Private Financial Business
Galled Him Thither.
The President a Victim of His Own
Object Lesson.
He Ie Said to Hm Loit Heavily ln spec
ulation—HU Finances Badly
Shaken Up, But He Looks
By the Associated Press.
New York, Nov. 16. —A special to
the Mail and Kxpress from Washington,
saya: There ia as much mystery in re
gard to the president's Dying trip to
New York today as there waa yesterday,
but it is pretty well understood that it
waa for tbe settlement of hia personal
financial matters, which have been
shaken up owing to the object lesson
Cleveland himself gave the country ; it
baa proven a boomerang. Daring the
lMt few days there have been rumors
here in financial circles relating to a
little coterie which have been favored
with tips. Early in the week, ,Don ]
M. Dickinson arrived in town, and aa he
alwaye cornea when something ie about
to happen, tbe cry was started to look
out. Don departed for New York aoon
after tbe president. It was whispered
among the knowing ones today that a
lot of railroad stock waß about to be
unloaded, and tbe president's signature
waa necessary to tbe documents. To
send tbem by mail or witbdraw tbem
for tbe length of time necessary to aend
them to Washington would excite sus
picion, and hence Cleveland is said to
; have gone to New York. A congress -
< man ie authority for the statement that
the president lost $100,006 in Chicago
! gas, and hie visit yesterday waa to
j transfer property to cover tbe loss.
| The President Again at Hia Poet—A
Crnnk Calls to Sco Him.
Washington, Nov. 16.—Cleveland and
! Lamont arrived from New York at 9
| o'clock this morning. The president
j was driven at once to the White House,
i The president has not looked in better
' health since his first inauguration. Hia
step was firm and elastic. His appear
. arjee waa unusually cheerful,
i The president ot once retired to his
private office with Secretary Thurber
and all visitors were excluder!. The re
ticent* of the employees of v*be A hiiv
House, with regard to the president's
New York visit, even since his return,
has led to all sorts of rnmoreaß to Cleve
land's health; among them tbat his
jaw ia diseased and tbat be went there
for a surgical operation, but his appear
ance indicates nothing of tbe kind.
Persons in a position to know cay the
President went to New York to consult
a party of friends and, incidentally,
look after some private matters. Lamont
authorizes an emphatic denial of. tbe
report that he and the president went
there in. connection with a real estate
speculation in which they are engaged,
declaring they are not engaged in any.
A woman claiming relationship to
Queen Victoria called at the White
House this morning and asked to see
the president, saying she could tell her
bn°iness to no one else. "I am a niece
of Queen Victoria," she said, "but I
dislike to cay anything about it, and
will not unless compelled to."
Being told she could not see the pres
ident she went away, eaying ahe would
call again.
National Bauk Currency tv Replace All
Other Kinds.
Washington, Nov. 16.—Mr. Eckels,
comptroller'of the currency, expects to
have his report finished by the end of
the week. It is expected that among
other things he will recommend asystem
Iby which national bank currency may
; take the place of all others in existence,
the purpose being to allow national
banks to deposit, additional to bonds,
gold and silver and treasury notes and
I certificates, and to issue bank notes to
the par value of all deposits in the treas
Chinese Held by. Him for peportatlnn
!tl ust !'• Releasers.
Washington, Nov. 16. —In reply to a
teiegram from the United Statea mar
shal for the southern district of Califor
nia, asking if he should discharge the
Chinese held by him for deportation,
Solicitor-General Maxwell, who is act
ing for the attorney-general, authorized
the release of tbe men except those, if
any, who have been convicted of come
felony. The marshal of the northern
district has already released those held
by him.
Registered Bonds.
Washington, Nov. 15. —The annual
report ot Tillman, register ol the treas
ury, Bhows that October 1, 1892, the
value of the registered bonds which
were supposed to beheld by persons of
foreign nationality, amounted to about
$18,800,000, of which only $4,830,300 ap
peared upon foreign ledgers. It ia evi
dent, says the report, that a large
portion of the registered bonds owned
abroad are controlled by agents residing
in this country.
Memijre Arro.tcri,
New Yobk, Nov. 16.—The World's
dispatch hum tmatem '•■ says: Acting
on the request of the I'wiled States, the
police today arrested Louis Menage of
Minneapolis, Menage was greatly sur
prised by bis arrest and will not discuss
the oase.
A line of fine cut glass bottles and
manicure sets just received at Little
boy's pharmacy. Call and see them,
311 South Spring etreet. j
Windy Weather Interferes With flsr
Ofllalal Trial Trip.
Boston, Nov. 16. —The Columbia
started on her trial trip early thia morn
ing in a heavy and increasing wind.
She attained a speed of 2J'<.,' knots and
might have increased it bespite the un
favorable wind bad ehe not gone two
miles off her course, owing to the fact
that the- Keareage, acting aa a mark,
drifted the aame distance leeward. The
trial waa then declared off. It is stated
now that the maximum epeed published
of the initial trial yesterday waa incor
rect, and that the Columbia then made
an average of 24) s knots for a distance
ol seven knots, instead of 22.37.
At 10:45:02':; Captain Sargent gave
the engineer the bell for full speed, and
tbe Columbia sped past the Dolphin, the
starting point, line a flash, tho three
enginea making Kill, 138 and 133 revolu
tion, respectively, and the Bhip trem
bled under the mighty strain and
seemed to bouud through the sea.
About three miles beyond the Dolphin
the tug Iwana marked the course and
past this tbe Columbia dashed at
10:51:28. The Bhip'a speed now was
22% knote, and she was gathering Bpeed
at every bound almost, and she steered
almost straight for the Kearsarge ahead.
The Kearsarge waß within a couple of
miles when Captain Sargent discovered
she had lost ber position in the
course. He then found that the
Columbia waa aome two miles off
the straight course, owing to having
headed directly for the Kearsarge. When
Cramp heard it he communicated the
fact to the naval board and the trial was
promptly declared off. The Keareanre
hsd been unable to hold her anchorage
owing to the strong wind and dragged a
couple miles to the leeward.
Warning Served on tiie V/ays add Menus
Committee Not to Place on the
Free I.lst Iron, Coal
and Lumber.
Washington, Nov. 16.—The "New
South" sounded a warning to the ways
and means committee today. Hepre
senlatives of the manufacturing inter
ests of Alabama and Tennessee made an
informal argument before the Demo
cratic members of the committea. As
the delegation present was also Demo
cratic in politics the conference was
amicable until near the cloee, when the
chief spokesman of tbe southerners
broadly intimated that if iron ore, coal,
lumber, rice and Bngar will all be placed
Hat, the Democrats of thai
sonth might, cease to kiss the hand thai
smites tbem. F. G. Bush, president of
the Mobile and Birmingham railtoad v
and also of tiie Clifton Iron company,
protested against the injustice of plftai
ing iron ore or coal on the free list,
"In case of free ore, where would you
be distressed by it and where would it
come in competition with you?" queried
"Wo would be cut out of any Bale of
iron in the eastern states. The effect
would be to restrict our market to the
south, ln the east we would have to
meet the low compet-tion of Cuban and
Spanish ore.
"If this committee, as reported," con
tinued Bush, "ie .to put lumber, rice,
sugar, coal and iron ore on the free list,
then the south might as well give up.
It will be a deathblow to southern pros
"We are Democrats from principle,"
continued Bush, "and do not expect to
suffer in the house of our friends. If we
do, the natural question to ask is, How
long will we continue to kiss the hand
that smites us ?"
It ie said that Senator White of Lou
isiana will oppose vigorously a tax on
sugar and the abolition of the sugar
bounty. He asserts that the tariff poli
cy which is being formulated will dis
rupt the Democratic party.
A Passenger Tralu Dwrailad aud fluruei!
iv Alabama.
Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 16.—A pas
senger train on the Eastern Alabama
railroad was derailed near Lafayette
this morning. Tiie coaches ctughr, fire
and Thomas Driver, a passenger, was
burned up in the emoakiug car. Two
others were fataliv injured. Those most
injured are all residents of Alabama.
The list follows:
Judge J. H. Dowdell, aria and jaw
broken; injury fatal.
£. J. Mitchell, skull fractured; in
juries fata).
J. F. Mitchell, badly cut about face
and chest.
W. C. Hunter, internal injuries.
VV. P. Osborne, arm b' ifeen.
A child of Mrs. Kohsrts, sbonlder
Southern Pacific Official* Go to San S.ui.
Ban Francisco, Nov. 16.—V party of
Southern Pacific railroad officials, con
sisting of H. E. Huntington, General
Superintendent Fillmore, Chief Eugi
neer Houd, J. H. Wallace and Assistant
Engineer Wallace left here this evening
on a special train to inspect the coast
division of tho Southern Paeifip between
this city and San Luis Übispo. All the
force that can be worked to advantage is
employed on tiie Santa Margarita tun
nel, which ia the principal obstacle to
tbe finishing of the road to San Luis
Obispo. It is expected a connection with
Obispo will be made May Ist. One of
the purposes of the trip is to lay out
termiual grounds at Obispo, the present
grounds not being satisfactory.
Fine work and stylish shapes. Take
felt and straw hats to Thurston's straw
works, 264 S. Main st., opposite Third.
Conn band instruments. Agency at
Fitzgerald's,cor.Spriug and Franklin sts.
A Dastardly Dynamite Plot
in Marseilles.
Bombs Exploded in a Military
Officer's House.
Much Damage Done by the Concus-
sion But Nobody Killed.
Street Car Strikers Thought to Be the
Authors of Ihe Deviltry — Forty
Anarchists Arrested — Gen
eral Foreign News.
rty the Associated Pre3s.
Marseilles, Nov. 16. —At midnight
an attempt was made to blow up the
official residence of General Matbelin,
commander of the Fiiteenth armycorpa.
The house is surrounded by a high wall
into which niches for sentry boxeß are
built, though owing to the late quiet
condition of affairs no sentries occupied
them. Cases of dynamite were placed
in these niches, also in the hallway of
the house and one in the orderlies'
room, adjoining the apartments occu
nied by the general. About midnight
the last mentioned bomb exploded with
fearful force, shattering the walls,
breßfcing every pane of glasa in
the house and the adjoining
houses, and badly damaging a build
ing occupied by a girls' school,
and the octroi or food tax buildings,
opposite the general's residence. In
fact the forco waa so great that it was
felt a mile away. The supposition is
that the dynamiters expected the first
concussion to set off all the other cases.
Had this occurred there would have
been great destruction of property and
heavy loss of life. As it was nobody waß
hurt. The outrage is supposed to be the
work of street-car atrikera, whose atrike
was defeated by the aid of soldierß. A
rigid investigation into the affair is in
The police have arrested 40 anarchists,
including 10 foreignera.
The Kaiser's Speech to the Body Loudly
Berlin, Nov. 16. —Emperor William
formally opened the Reichstag today.
Iv hie opening address the emperor
thanked the bod/ for complying with
biß demand at assembling in July for
the passage of bills for the increase of
the army effective, and declared tbat
the evidences of warm sympathy he
find lately received in various parte of
the empire gave evidence of the great
satisfaction of tbe nation that the army
itad obtained an organization which
guarantees the protection of the father
land, and for tha preservation of peace.
M would be the chief duty of the pres
ent reichstag to provide the in
creased means made necessary by
the increase oi the army and to fix in
definitely the proportions of revenue to
be contributed by the various states of
the empire. Billa to this end would be
submitted ; also bills relative to the tax
ation of tobacco and wine and the levy
ing of imperial stamps. He said com
mercial treaties bad been concluded
with Spain, Koumania and Servia. It
had been found necessary to raise the
Russian import duties to an unusual de
gree, but it was hoped tbe impending
negotiations with Russia would lead to
the abrogation of these measures. He
said there had been no cbange in the
relations with foreign governments, and
closed with tbe hope tbat tbe bieasinga
of peace would continue to abide with
the nation. The speech was warmly
A Desperate Battle Between Dervishes
and Arabs.
Cairo, Nov. 15.—Osaia Azrakin, at
the head of 40 dervishes, left Donkera
yesterday and attacked Murat wells.
Arabe had outposts at the wells. A
desperate encointer between the torces
followed and las'ed for 24 bourß, at the
end of which the Dervishes were re
pulsed with the loss of 29 killed, and re
treated toward Arbuckec. The Egyptian
losb was: Salah Bey, Kalife Bey and fif
teen others killed. Tbe death oi Snleh
Bey is greatly regretted as he held the
eastern desert loyal for nino years.
< The Assassins of Einln Pasha Captured
anil .Shot.
Brussels, Nov. 1G. —Dispatches have
been received reporting recent fighting
in the Congo elate. They say Captain
Ponthier, after capturing Kuriudo, pur
sued the hostile Arabs and crushed
tbem completely. He succeeded in
capturing, it is said, Bon Abadi, who is
responsible for the assassination of
Emm Pasha, lie was shot.
The Snlla Offer. Tenna to the Spanish
Madrid, Nov. IS. —A favorable note
from the eultsn of Morocco has been
received by tbe Spanish government. It
ie reported ii.at tbe sultan offers farther
indemnity to Spain, and will give an
additional guarantee of strict observance
ol treaty rights.
Russian Crop Estimates.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 10.—Tho esti
mates ol the ministry of agriculture up
on Kmisian crops in 1893 are issued.
They are reckoned in tcboteverte, equal
to about five and one-half bnshela and
are as follows : live, 131,074,000, an in
crease of 19,081,000; summer wheat, 43,
--503,550 an increase of 15,727,600; winter
wheat, 14,665,000, an increase of 2,040,
--260; oats 117,184,500, an increase of 21,
--9:0,500; barley, 40,144,000, an increase
of 13.967,800.
All desiring a correct tit and first-class
work in merchant tailoring call on H
A. Getz, 112 W. Third st.
iAa Italian* Awful Crime In the
Black II111».
Deadwood, S. D., Nov. 10. —One of the
moat horrible tragedies known in the
history of the Black Mills occnried at
noon today in Saw Pit gulch, two niiies
west. Joseph Tha, an Italian, was mnr
; ried a year ago to his cousin, Josco
Tametta, A few months after his wife
i left him and inado her home at her
1 cousin's. Tha today went io Tamettn's
house considerably under the influence
of liquor, and shortly after shots were
heard. Nothing was thought of it,
however, until a peddler rapped at
the door, and getting no reply,
but bearing groans from within,
entered. Lying around the room
amid horrible confusion of broken
and scattered furniture, ia? Mis.
Tha, shot through the mouth, Tamclta
I with a bullet in his breast, and Mrs.
Tametta with a frightful gash in the
1 forehead, inflicted with an sxe. all still
in death. ln the woodshed Tha lay
gasping for breath, with a bullet through
his head. In the midst of nil thil
bloody horror Mrs. Taraetta's two little
children were playing. The coront-r
and Bheriff were immediately notified,
i and in a lew minutes a crowd collected.
; Tha lived but a few hours, and the
■• othors >,ere undoubtedly killed in
Huti.l 1i In Hia New Home.
Washington, Nov. 16, — Monsignor
natolli, papal delegate, moved from the
Catholic university today to the hand
i some new home which has been secured
for him at the cornor of Second and I
streets. Monsignor Satolii has with
him as members of bis household, Mon
signor Sbaretti and Dr. Papi. The new
home waß opened by a dinner party this
evening to the faculty of the Catholic
i university and others.
The Chief Caahter Dlaratased for Exceed
ing- Hia IFnnctlona—Coniideuce In
the Great Financial Institu
tion Not Shaken.
London, Nov. 16.—The Bank ot Eng
land officials continue to maintain
silence regarding the rumors of bad
financiering on its part. It is stated on
good authority, however, that the
bank's connection with bad financier
ing is practically limited to its trans
action in the South American and Mex
ican company, which has been venti
lated in the courts, and tho fact that
there have been irregularities confined
to allowing favored customers to sub
stitute less desirab'o securities for those
upon which money was originally lent.
New Yokk, Nov. 16.—The reports cir
culated from London regarding alarm
ing rumors affecting tbe management of
tbe Bank of England are not credited
in Wall street. Large houses with
European connections are satisfied from
tbeir advices that the rumors are un
A cable to the Evening Post from
London says the Bank of England
Bcandal is dying out. No formal con
tradiction has been issuod. but it is
understood the loss is trifling. The
chief cashier exceeded his functions by
permitting the substitution of securities
pledged without tho authority of his
superiors. He waß dismissed laet week.
There has been no fraud, only irregular
ities. One director is known to be
financially weak, but the rumor of his
retirement is contradicted. Feeling is
generally reassuring.
London, Nov. 16.—The Daily Tele
graph in its financial article this morn
ing says: It is stated that the total lors
of the Bank of England through Chief
Cashier Mays' advances on unsound se
curities will not exceed $100,(H!0. There
is no leaeon to expect that there will be
any important reduction in the next
The Timeß in its financial columns
emphasizes yesterday's denial and Buys
the character of the rumor is now well
understood, and that the bears undoubt
edly hay« bfen purchasing. "We think,
however, that the bank would be well
advised to hreak Kb customary reticence
and make known how small is the basis
on which the rumor rests."
A Chilean Killed by a Han T.uio Obispo
San Luis Obispo, Nov. 16. —An un
known Chilean was accidentally Bhot and
instantly killed ia.:l evening by ttie dis
charge of a gun in the hands of Francois
Guillemen, on the ranch of the latter,
about 10 miles from this city. There
was an altercation in which the
Chilean appears to have been
the aggressor and Guillemen got a
gun to protect himself. A strug
gle ensued and the gun was accidentally
discharged, the contents entering ttie
body of the Chilian. Guillemen ran
for aid to tbe nearest neighbor, about a
quarter of a mile distant. Several per
sons returned with bim and were horri
fied to find the body burned to a crisp,
the gun haviog been so close to his body
as to Bet lire to the clothes of the vic
tim. Guillemen is an aged fisherman
and has lived on the ranch for the past
i! 3 j kais.
Doath of a Noted Diplomat.
Berne, Nov. 16.—Right Hon. Sir Rob
ert B. I). Morier, British ambassador to
Russia, died today at Montreal, Lake
Geneva. He bad been in ill health for
some time past, and was compelled to
leave his post at St. Petersburg to seek
a more beneficial climate.
Death of Father Tissot.
Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 16. —Rev.
Father Felix Tiisot, who has been iv
tbe priesthood in Minnesota since 1857,
died in this city this afternoon, aged 60
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Spring sts.
State Department Secrets
Well Guarded
News from Hnnolnln Eagerly
'■ Speculation as to Minister Willis'
Holt, Believed to lie ci Hied with Et.
traordinary Power—The Ouecn Must
KSteurt Anilu'Htv to All
By tho Associated Pre**
Washington, Nov. 16,—The close s*
cresy maintained by the state depart
ment on the El.twniian affair makes it
difficult to judge haw much primed as a
fact is true, and how much speculation.
No word has been given by authority up
to this time as to what the actual in
structions to Wiilis are. It is sometimes
possible to corroborate so much of a
surmise as happens to be accurate
ly made. Readers of the Associ
ated Presß dispatches can reasonably
rely ou tho accuracy of the statement
that Willis is instructed to use all his
powers of perßuaßion to induce the pro
visional government to consent to retire
in favor of the queen. He will try to
induce the queen to grant, amnesty to all
the revolutionists, and will seek to in
duce the members of the present gov
ernment to accept office under the queen,
but will not employ force to secure the
■ attainment of his purpose, without fur
ther instructions from this government.
It is learned that the forces of the
provisional government in Hawaii,
though small, are well organized and
disciplined and most of them are sharp
shooters. It is said that 2000 picked '
men have been provided with fire arms •
at Honolulu and enrolled in drilled
companies. They have been training
for two months past as a safeguard
against any royalist uprising in tbe
islands. These companies are made up
of white men largely. Eighteen rapid
firing i:mia are included in the mili'.ia
equipment, the arms being Winchester
ritles, This force would be superior to
whur, the men-of-war at Honolulu could
put ashore. But no one Beeins to be
lieve any resistance will be made should
the marines actually ho landed.
The possibility oi Minister Willis not
being able to carry out the progiamine
of peaceable reistoiation of tbe queen
and the amalgamation of the provisional
government with her administration,
makes all interested in the government
, ill at ease. Consequently news from
Hawaii ie awaited with more earnest
ness by the administration than the
general public.
William H. Armstrong of Hampton,
i Va., formerly attorney general of the
Hawaiian islands, is in the city. His
parents were missionaries to Polynesia,
and bis mother died in Honolulu only a
year ago. Armstrong waß a member of
Kalakaua's cabinet. He expressed the
opinion that President Dole will not
capitulate for Minister Willis, unless
the latter has authority to absolutely
guarantee safety to the life and property
of the provisional government and ite
followers against the natives and royal
Upon being asked by an Associated
Tress reporter tor bis opinion upon the
i attitude of the prestut administration
toward Hawaii, Senator Dolph said he
did not wish to be quoted us criticising
the administration, because of his mem
bership of the committee on foreign
relations. He called attention to the
fact that he fully outlined hia position
upon the subject in a Bpeech in the sen
ate toward the close of the fifty
second congress. Boon after the
receipt of the news of the
revolution in Hawaii, in which he
advocated annexation and said he
would again at tho earliest opportunity
after the assembling of congress in De
cember, again take occasion to express
hiß vioWB upon the question.
"The present government of Hawaii,"
he continued, "is au existing govern
ment, recognized by foreign powers, and
it would appear as though an attempt
to overthrow it would be an act of hos
tility on the part of the administration
towurdß a friendly government unexam
pled in our history and unwarranted by
the constitution. If the policy of the
administration should give the control
ot these islands to a European power, it
would be scarcely less injurious to our
| commercial interests than the action of
President Cleveland eight years ago in
withdrawing from the senate the Nica
ragua canal treaty."
Dolph is of the opinion that the
Hawaiian question will demand consid
erable attention from congress at the
approaching session, and thinks it will
come ud in the shape of resolutions of
Inquiry. Congres could, he saya, pass
an act directing the president to open
negotiations for annexation.
San Fbancibco, Nov. 16.—Congress
man Loud was interviewed today regard
ing tbe impressions be bad received on
bis recent trip to Honolulu, which ha
took for the purpose of studying tha
annexation question.
"1 arrived in Honolulu," aaid Con-,
' greesman Loud, "a few daya after Coin
| rnissioner Blouut. whom I knew well in
Washington. There is something about
' him I like, but he is narrow. He went
; down there with the idea tbat he had \
I the weight of tbe United Statea on hia
-houlders. His investigation I have no,
j doubt took a very narrow range. There
, is no doubt oi tbe high character of the
provisional government. The men at'
the head ol it would command respect
anywhere. lam thoroughly acquainted
with public sentiment among tba
vrhitee. Tba business community ia

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