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CZAR LAUGHED
When Kaiser Told His
Funny Story
THE DREIBUND THREATENED
ITALY GROWS TIRED OF THE
COMPACT
The Germans Considering; the Advis
ability of Eating up all the
Sugar They Produce
Associated Press Special Wire.
BERLIN, Oct. 23.—(Copyright; 1897.)
The meeitlng between the czar andi Em
peror William at Wiesbackm on Wednes
day last was arranged by Prince Henry
of Prussia at Darmstadt the day before
it took place. Prior to that there was
no thought of the czar going to Wies
baden, showing that the meeting of the
two emperors was of a purely Informal
•nd accidental character.
The reunion of the monarchs was of
a most cordial nature. At Wtesbaden,
particularly, Emperor William was in
excellent spirits and. made the czar
laugh repeatedly by telling him funny
stories.
The school children of Wiesbaden,
noticing the excellent humor of Em
peror William an.A anxious to view the
court eights, presented themselves in
throngs before the castle, where they
ehouted in chorus, "Kaiser, give us leave
from school." His majesty was highly
amused andi caused the school authori
ties to gratify the children's wishes. This
news was received by the children with
tremendous chieers.
An article in the Neuova Autolosia,
•» influential Italian magazine pub
lished! by ex-Minister Ferraris, has
caused: a profound! sensation in. Ger
gwmry. The article is a summary of a
forthcoming book by Signor Chiala, the
Italian senator and historian. He ad
vocates the formal withdrawing of Italy
from the dreibund. at the expiration of
the present term of that compact and
the forming of a new zweibund between
Italy and Great Britain. The article
shows that in 1886 Italy was on the
point of leaving the dreibund, and In
1891 she was only prevailed upon to
continue in for the sake of preserving
universal peace. Continuing, the writer
proceeds to demonstrate that Italy's
most vital political interests are in the
Mediterranean and that only Great
Britain can aid her there. The article
contains all sorts of official documents
in support of this reasoning, the most
important being a letter of Count Rob
lan to Count de Laura, then ambassa
dor at Berlin. It is believed in Berlin
diplomatic circles that Signor Chiali's
book expresses the conviction of Italy's
statesmen and that the withdrawal of
Italy from the dreibund is a foregone
conclusion.
The government newspapershave pre-1
served silence on the subject, but the
Staatsberger Zeltung says: "Germany
can calmly await Italy's withdrawal,
for It is undeaiable that Germany does
not heed Italy, but the latter Is con
demned, to impotency without Ger
many's aid."
A curious veering around has occurred
relative to the sugar Interests. The
German husbandry council has now
asked the imperial chancellor, Prince
Hohenlohe, to reduce the inland sugar
tax from 20 to 15 marks per hundred
kilos, whereupon the Deutsche Tag;
Zeltung, the main Agrarian organ,
which has hitherto advocated high ex
port premiums and inland sugar taxes,
ad.vises the abolishing of the whole tax
and premiums. It says the inland con
usmption tax once removed, there would
be a much larger consumption of sugar
in Germany, where the per capita con
sumption Is now only one-third of that
of England. The paper argues that the
total sugar production of Germany
wouldi be consumed) at home, thus fur
nishing the most simple solution of the
difficulty.
The Bradenburg agricultural chamber
has passed a resolution against the im
portation of American fruit.
The Prussian department of agricul
ture has resolved to encourage fruit
Browing, and is presenting fruit trees to
the farmers living along the public roads
and railways. Several of the provincial
chambers have adopted similar resolu
tions.
Just now there are over 100 cases of
young men being drafted as recruits into
the army in which tbeUnited States em
bassy is Interested. They are the pons
of American citizens born here after
their fathers resettled in Germany. The
young men claim American rights and
declare their Intention of emigrating to
the United States, but nevertheless they
are held for mlltary service. In the ma
jority of these cases nothing can be done
by the embassy under the existing
treaties.
The motion of Deputy Ratzlngrer, made
In the Bavarian diet on Thursday last,
asked for a denunciation of the favored
nation treaties with the United States
and Argentina and demanding an in
crease in the diuties on cereals in the In
terest of Bavarian agriculture has been
adopted and the Bavarian government
has been instructed to agitate in that
direction.
Dr. Miquel, the vice president of the
council of ministers, announced that the
duty on American bicycles will be in
creased to 50 marks until spring.
The United States embassy has been
Instructed to vigorously renew its re-
monstrances against and demand thr;
repeal of the prohibition against the im
portation of cattle and fresh meat from
America.
THE STATE SYNOD
Decides to Meet Next Year at
San Diego
OAKLAND, Cal.. Oct. 23.—The Pres
byterian synod of California r t its first
business session today, considered the
place for next year's meeting. San Di
ego, Sao Francisco and Eureka were
represented by invitation, and San Di
ego was chosen by a big majority. A
motion was made to Instruct the finance
committee to segregate the mileage and
synod expense funds, so that members
could contribute to either, as they de
aired. This engendered so much dlscus
sion that further consideration of the
motion was made a sp#?lal order of busl
nes for Monday mornfng. The question
will provoke the greatest discussion of
the year. The synod adopted the recom-
mendatlon of the committee on foreign
missions, that the contributions of the
churches be raised 20 per cent over those
of last year, and In no case to be less
than $1 per $100. Reports were also
received from the secretaries of the Wo
men's Occidental Board of Foreign Mis
sions, State Secretary- Mrs. I, M. CondJt,
Mrs. L. A. Kelly, corresponlng secretary,
and Mrs. R. F. Coyle, Christian Endeav
or secretary, reported from their re
spective departments. The synod' ap
proved the plan for the establishment
of Westminster halls at Berkeley and
Stanford, where students may reside
during their university course. The ju
dicial committee reported against ac
cepting the appeal of Mrs. W. Mabb of
Los Angeles from the decision of the
presbytery, on the ground that it was
not properly before the synod. The re
port was adopted without discussion.
NANSEN IN NEW YORK
The Famous Explorer Receives a
Hearty Welcome
NEW YORK, Oct. 23.—Dr. Fridtjof
Nansen, the Arctic explorer, arrived to
night on the steamship Lucan.la. He
was taken off the steamer at Quaran
tine. He received an invitation, to be
present at a reception tendered to him
by the American Geographical society
at Chickering hall tonight.
Dr. Naneen was dive at the hall at
8:30 p. m. and arrived ten minutes
ahead of time. His entrance was the
signal for the heartiest applause, the
entire audience rising to greet him.
A gold medal was presented to Dr.
Nansen from the American Geograph
ical society.
Dr. Nansen replied briefly thanking
the society for the honor conferred' up
on, him. He spoke in very fair English.
Lieut. Peary and Capt. D. L. Brainerd
of the United States army, who was one
of the party which held the record for
northern latitudes prior to the Nanism
expedition, also spoke briefly.
DUTCHER'S ACQUITTAL
CONFIDENTLY EXPECTED BY HIS
FRIENDS
The Testimony Is All in, but the At
torneys Will Take Three
Days to Talk
SAN JOSE, Oct. 23.—A1l of the evi
dence for and against Dan Dutcher,
charged with the murder of George W.
Schofleld, is now In and the arguments
before the jury will begin Monday. There
was but little testimony offered in rebut
tal, and that was presented by the pros-
the defer.ee being satisfied with
its case.
When court convened/ today, V. A.
Scheller was given permission to reopen
his case for the purpose of asking Dutch
er a few additional questions. Dutcher
then testified that just before the fatal
shot was flredihe told Mrs. Schofleld, and
she replied: "No; you run, for he said he
i was going to kill you on sight."
E. T. Sawyer, a newspaper man, Un
der Sheriff Benson and Sheriff Lyndon
gay c testimony as to Dutcher's confes
sion, showing that it differed in many
details from the story told by the pris
oner In court. The words with which
Dutcher began his confession were: "I
killed Schofieldi, and I expect to go to San
Quentin for ten years."
Clark Johnson of Fresno, a son-in-law
of Schofieldi, was the last witness put on
the stand to tell of the property troubles
of the Schoflelds, but all questions asked
him were ruled out by the court.
It Is expected that the arguments In
the case will be long drawn out, but th.;
case will probably reach the jury by
next Wednesday. The public does not
expect a conviction, unless it be for man -
slaughter, and the majority of the peo
ple who have been following the case
confidently predict that Dutcher will be
acquitted.
LUETGERT'S CASE
The Second Trial to Begin This
Week
CHICAGO, Oct. 23.—Attorneys Vin
cent arid Goodrich called upon. Mayor
Harrison and formally demancYd that
Inspector Schaack be removed on ac
count of his interview to the effect that
Juror Harle of the Luetgert case was in
fluenced by Goodrich to hold out against
the conviction of the big sausage maker.
The Mayor declined to say what he pro
posed to do in the premises.
After a conference with defendant's
counsel this afternoon, the state's attor
ney decided to put Luetgert on trial
again some day next week. New evi
dence has already been, discovered,
which, it is said, impugns the evidence
of three witnesses for the defense.
Pullman's Funeral
CHICAGO, Oct. 23.—The funeral ser
vices over the remains of the late G M.
Pullman were held at the family resi
dence on Prairie dvenue today, Revs. N.
D. Hillis and N. D. Eaton officiating. The
interment was at the family vault at
Graceland. Mrs. Frank Carolan of San
Francisco arrive-d this morning .and, al
though exhaustedi by the long journey,
attended the rites atxi accompanied the
remains to Grace.and.
The Place for Muscle
"I hear you're talking of sending your
son to college, Mr. Brown."
"Yes, you see, he's sorter weak and
puny-like, co I thought I'd give him a
chance to develop some muscle."
LOS ANGELES HERALD i SUNDAY MORNING. OCTOBER 24, 1897
GRACE CLARKE
Can Prove That Her Name
Is Elliott
THE PROOF OF HER IDENTITY
PROVES HER TITLE TO MANY
MILLIONS
A Romance of the Drjys of Gold in
California and in Foreign
Countries
Associated Press Special Wire.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23—A San
Francisco girl raised in moderate cir
cumstances has been transformed into
an heiress of one of the greatest fortunes
that ever fell to the lot of a Californlan.
Grace Elliott, a young lady of 21 years,
living with her adopted parents on
O'Farrell street has been informed that
she is the rightful owner of property said
to be valued at $25,000,000. The colossal
fortune awaits her in England. With
out contest, simply by proving her ident
ity, which can easily be done, the millions
will be transferred to her.
A New York dispatch published here
last Monday stated that Vice-President
Hobart and Governor Griggs of New
Jersey were endeavoring to obtain from
the English courts a settlement of the
estate of Imblay Clarke.a mining oper
ator who had died 20 years before. There
were two claimants to the estate, Nan
Clarke Squire of Jersey City and Grace
Clarke of New Brunswiek, both nlecesof
the deceaseci millionaire.
The efforts of Hobart will probably re
sult successfully, but the $25,000,000 will
not go to the Eastern nieces, as Grace
Elliott of this city is Grace Clarke, the
daughter of the dead multi-millionaire.
In 1576, Imblay Clarke, a we*thy mine
owner of Peru and Australia arrived in
this city with hie wife. A daughter was
born to Mrs. Clarke. In delica-te health
before the event, the mother was unable
to survive and a short time after died,
leaving the father and the daughter, only
a few days old, in a strange country and
without friends. Clarke was broken
hearted over the death of his> wife and
determined to take her body back to her
native land. Aware of the folly of at
tempting to take the child with him, he
set about looking for a place where she
might be provided for until he could
return, consigning the remains of his
wife to the earth of Australia.
To a Mrs. Griswold he entrusted his
little daughter, announcing that he
would return to California and would
then take charge of the child.
Before his departure Clarke christened
his child "Grace."
Months passed but Clarke did not re
turn as he had promised. The officials of
Australia were communicated with and
from them was learned the reason for
Clarke's failure to keep his promise. He
was. dead.
Borne down by the grief of his loss
he had survived his wife only a few
weeks and soon after he had placed foot
on Australian coil he passed.
Mrs. Griswold inserted an advertise
ment in a local paper stating that a girl
of good parentage could be adopted Into
a respectable family. Among the many
that read the advertisement ..as the
wife of W. R. Elliott. Application was
made and the legaj matters attending
the transaction were gone through with,
the daughter of the millionaire thus be-
coming the child of the Elliotts. Years
passed by and none of the family sus
pected the riches that had lain for years
unclaimed, until the newspapers pub
lished last Monday when It became
known that Grace was the true heir.
There is nothing that would admit of a
contest, declare her lawyers, so con
clusive ls the evidence and all that ls
now to be done is to prove to the satis
faction of the British government that
Grace. Elliott is Grace Clarke.
Southbound Passengers
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23.—Passen
gers on the steamer Santa Rosa for
Santa Barbara: E. Cooper arid wife, J.
Smith, Alex Nichols, C. Field, Mrs. Amos
and child, Miss Hund, Miss Frost, Mrs.
George, Miss Lilly, Mrs. Bianchard, Mrs.
Smith.
Redondo—J. Barrows, E. Kelley and
wife, J. Leaman, J. Andross. P. Calon
and wife, F. Mason and wife, G.Schin
dele and wife, S. Bufford and wife, P.
Ferguson and wife, MissHoyt, MissAr
buth, Mrs. Tuck, Mrs. Hottel, T. Boegle,
Jr., Miss Battelle, B. Johnson and-wife,
F. Battelle.
San Diego—Mrs. Hitchens, Miss Hitch
ens, Miss Estudella, Mrs. Epstein, Miss
Valentine, R. Tye, Mr. Stein, F. Muhr,
H. Pie.ing, H. Ray, Hon. Jennings.
Port Los Angele-s—B. Edwards, C.
Flammer, D. Brook and wife, Mrs. Con
way, J. Hasweil and wife, Miss Gardi
ner, Mrs. Hearey, Mrs. Lenard.
In the Ring
LONDON, Oct. 23.—The boxing match
between Dick O'Brien, the middleweight
of Boston, and Frank Craig, the "Har
lem Coffee Cooler," which took place at
the Olympic club at Birmingham this
evening, resulted, in the defeat of Craig,
O'Brien securing the decision after a
round and a half had been fought.
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 23—Last
night's fight between Kid. McPartland
and Prof. Dacey lasted only ten seconds.
The men had hardly squared off when
McPartland, with a left hook, caught
Dacey on the solar plexus and the latter
collapsed. The attendance was very
small, although the admission was on'.y
GO cents.
A Visalia Villain
VISALIA, Oct. 23—Ela and Bud
Stokes were arrested this afternoon for
an alleged attempt to criminally assault
two school girls at Arroyo Grande, Octo
ber sth. An officer ls on the way after
the defendant?'.
Postponement Likely
OMAHA. Oct. 23.—Gen. John C. Cowin,
special counsel for the United States in the
Union Pacific foreclosure suit, this even
ing admitted that there was more than a
probability that the sale would be post
poned.
A Duchess Dead
BERLIN, Oct. 23.—The duchess of Saxe
AHeaberg ls dead.
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