The Houston Daily Post (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 254, Ed. 1, Monday, December 12, 1898 Page: 2 of 8
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HOUSTONVDAIIiT POSTs MONDAY MORNING. DECEMBER 1 189&
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XltwA ci;. reawliitiix
tnr toadl7tJe wice'f.an!Jpn.- lie then
iMwlto.e: United. States anil ut'aer
lth jcMarta-'atleaiptedanOtner revohi-'
..''ttaB.' 'M'lodelln-.Ou4)j;wUti.n. lew fol-
"LWWW.buteHwfcounUTas Ured ot -war
vi'aDrfL'.".4MnituMlo to the Spanish forces
J'.'. .. ." ?..i l.J ...l.l 4...I..I1W-
'Mil"''!1" J0Wjrc4iiiiuu miiun-
''ti again; ' banished to .Spain in
iiUkAhA i. iMMriaim.fvi tinnrrt Ainrvrill.incA
Wiuflllr wi When ike tfa rjvoiuuon utcko
iOTti4riOufl. Thwi-he esenped to Yanct
feS$ tftlnvi'WtdtlmiiAnd his active iarUdpitl0n
.?. ' J.-'-jJ i.J " b nrturitU.An rt jHlA
it'iV fJ?lvR 'W vb v.irwu ivwa- w
n'' ink Uio iaiw vts Jout. Ocucai Garcia
ff lf'.'2?ii t .. (Li HUH.lA InAvA iri VnC1
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: CANADIAN MARKET NOT WANTED. 1
wiM'i'ha ftat niin. to. Ienvi llid vessel.
UodauK4 toy 413 Xilluxo. General Oarda
nMi SaJtbeTjattcflijt' to ship storca for
tJlw'JiuiuirsiBiKi.'thla'tlmo oibtilnlns the ship
Bermuda.. 3It wiaa intierccpted howovor
by tho UnltcJ SUtcs nuthoMtlos aiid was
'atrbtcJ on he charso.of filibustering hut
was .-reJoaaid' .ca S300I) ImII. Ho forfoltcJ
thlffill ana 1n A Itml httompt landed oa
the eort.wast of iUio bland with one of the
largest cxpft-Jltloiw that ever rojahttd
Ouha lAiftir lan'dlns fccsufcccJcJ (Jenoral
ivntonlo lacco In' ctwnmana of tho troops
af -Ui6 eastern department .holding tho ranlc
b( "major gccoMl Qonoral Olacoo marehtng
tAsst With hla tnen. At Macco's do.ith (!ar-
cJa waa .locteil llcutonaint Boncral of -the
Qdbia army whloh position -ho held to tho
6lo Of lhe trir. Darliwr'thU command Ihe
Vrittt n4 tnnlr liv r!p! Tmnaa. Gulsa
and Gualmaro and cleared tho Interior of
Kb department of Stuntsh tnoopa.
After -the doclxraHon of war.hstwcen the
ttalted States and 9fia Oenornl Miles
commanding tho Acvfricnu- tirmy ao'nt his
Veprosenljoittvo to General Oartlil mid t-.ub-sortifeoUy'
tho American Und Cuban gon-
oralrf w-apejutcil Jnr their movemouta
nsatest Santlis'o. Mi thp officers who par-ttolro-tod
In itho actlvo work around Santi-
bro 'bcar'itostiaiiony to Iho great aid nsSiHt-ttiK-o
and loyalty maiailfesteil by Gonoral
.Garda diirlns.tho CAUioatCT
.Jion tho Oirban assembly mot nt tho
cloio of tho Trar General Garcia wan iud
of tho prlBCipal advisors and was elected
ohalnr.ua of tlha commission directed to
oorao' to tho UailKtl StaU end confer with
tho authorities bfro with reference to tho
writ In 'hand 1ho funeral arrangemottta
have riotibcen made.
IjOttora of condolence wero auo received
from Secretary lla"'f General Miles and
Tho follOT'lOK letters of condolence wore
also wmt today:
-My Dear SIR .1 have hoard with regret
tho melancholy news of Gonewl Oarcla's
lieaih. 1 hec to offer my heartfelt sym-
pathy In your' porrow. and the tribute ot
my Elncoro admlnt!on for his eminent
qualities as a patriot arid a soldier.
.Tho peoplo of Iho United States wKl Join
with tho peoplo ot Cuba In mournluK the
)A of o.o to whom the ciuso of Cuban
liberty .Is deeply Indebted. Bhorlnz your
grief I am. siafcerely yoiirs
Secor Don JubIo Garcia Btc.
DopaVtmcrlt of State Washington Ue-
cemher XI. My Dear QUOfada: I am deep-
ly distressed to hear this lauiqnlablo newa.
Cuha has lost a patriot au.4 a holdlcr who
can neyer bo replaced. Tho admtrntloa 1
huva a.wajn. had for him has been greatly
iacrcasfO by my loo brief .personal M-qualn-uinqc.
No ona could Know him with'-
otU a EeMilno regard and affection. Tho
name of Garcia will bo forever rovorcd In
freo Cuha. along with tlioco of Marti and
Macoo and many others who have Given
Uielr lives for their country.
bt-g to olfpr my oinctro cj"inpathy to
you and all" your associates in thi.s irra-
parahlo loss.- Ymirs falthtully.
" ' -?'vJoUa Hay
Hon. Horatio S. Itubeps " (he U-.iluiKh
Hcailcnurtwt ot tho Army Washinstoa.
Dtceiitber.Jll 1SS. My Dear Sin Xt.ls wtth
tfeope.it .rcErret that I Icirn of tho death of
th dWrttetrulshcd soWIcr patp.ot and
ntatesman General Garoin v)io has .0
nobly champ:ona iho catisd 'Of.ibrty for
the people of his coumryTfor tho past
thirty-four yeara. Very slBcerely" yours.
. . Nelson a. Miles
Major General tlultcrt Stales Array
aron. GoiBHlctj do Queaada tho Haleich.
Unllod States Senate Washiaeiou De-
C0U5W..I' n istis.-jiy Uwr sir: 1
JMlt Jutt heaixl of Uio death of
General Gnrala. Allow ma fc.uotiKli
you to rondor my hc-artfolt nympathy w'lih
his .family his friends and his country
ou account of tho treat low they unvu
Ah Admiral Sampson recently said of
-M turn io was nxined "n praud old m.ui."
ana t snail n)vn oour.t it i good fortuno
to Jmvo poiwnnlly met him. It booiiw In-
dea that Just pri tho cnuso for which ho
dWsomuu W.-U trlu'nuti4.nt ta 3.10'li-i jam
boon callod liom life. It wsh h!a crcat
ambition nnd doalro to eeo Cuba froo ami
ladepcndcat with a ;;oycrnmont clioaen for
th peoplo of llhls Island wtd ho could hive
oouomoro 'Uian any cnu cIbo to brine
all tbla .about . lor his death to occur at
uch a tlmo must bo a hard blow to all
You. can have tho consolation however
of knowing Uint Ma good nam and great
services and chiroctor will Hvo ito Inspire
etihoiu wlio will tnko uj iU work and
carry- u' forward to that uttlmiato and
xnnploto triumph bo Justly deserved. Very
trjy otc" J- " Poralcor.
Tbo arrangements for the funeral ot
Opnpral Garoja havo not yot boon oomplot-
d. Tho c?cpootatlon U that aorvlcee will
to hold. la opo of tho Oaithollo churchos
.h6oe' pofslbly Su Patrick's on Tu'esUay.
after rtiioh Ui'p remains will bo placed
'UMjuorarlly in' a receiving vault pondiug
fiual .Interment jn Cuba. Tltero Iwving
rastf "r"1 n v51. -fl '""onu direction friycn
BwfSS ' 5 wmmlssion by' tho prosldout It sooins
EaBfe litilike y -Uioro will bo and off IcUl mu-ticl.
BS'dOO 03 euoh. thouzh itdn nxnantml (hit
JBSSii jneinbora'.of tho admlnlstetlon niul mem-
M totf fit coiis.wss may attend In tholr In-
&.wA illvldual capacity.
High Protection Administration Will Make No
Concessions to Get Trade Easily.
(Spcpla! Wipatoh to The; Post)
WAflbl'njcton December 11. AVhllo w o are Jwjirtflr to much from admlnlstra-
lonrcpUbJcanB about Itavfall and tho Philippines belnc necessary to tho "ox-
paralon of American trade" tho same administration U allowing to go by a
much better market than both th Pacific countric combined and ooo that
rould bo J.ad without the oxpondlturo of mdlllons for nn nnny other millions
for a nayy and mlllloas oa million In siitofdios to corporations -with a "drag"
acd in pennons and tnlnrles. Hefcrenao Is nmdo to the failure or lather re-
fusal on tho part of the Amortcan rcproRnalaHv.e ot tto International commU-
slon lo'BKreo on a reciprocal commercial treaty hctwoen Uso United Staler
and Canada; tho Jailer country wants such n treaty and wants It badly bU the
administration Is afraid tho lumber Intrcstsot Michigan and one or two other
comparatively speaking email enterprlsro will bo hri and will permit tho con-
ference to cotno to an end with nothing accowDllthcd so for as bottor trado rcla-
Uods aro eweorned. Hut wo must havo Hawaii nnfl Philippines at whatoveri
cost. In the Intercut of "expanding our commerce."
Tho commlueioncrs havo decided to a dtoum at on early date
This dcctalon lias grown out of tho dovolopmenta of tho past week. While
there aro ecvcrol protocola In tho proposed treaty reciprocity ts tho ono great
subject In which tho Canadians aro intoret.tcd.1 Xjntt wck tho high commlw-
Klonors como acarcr than they havo over been before to tho discussion of that
huIiJccL Tho Canadians submitted pro oosnls anil on Wednesday tho Atnorlcans
submitted counter proposals. Theso counter proposals showed that tho Amorl-
Cann were disposed to bo very unyloldlne and that mch emallcr conccEWlons
would roans' bo made than had been expected. The negotiations of .last- wcok
oho con placed Uio Canadians that froo lumber a consitmmatioa tbqy havo
wished for Is Impooaslble. Tho Americans not only told tho Canadians so
but the lotier wero invited to tho capitol and whilo thcro met Rnveral promi-
noDi members of iho houso arid sctialo who im pressed the fact still moro firmly
utcn thoit& j
SUMMARY OP TODAY'S IMPORTANT NEWS. 5
TEXT OF THE TREATY.
It Will Not Be Published Until After Pre-
' sentatton to the Senate.
SPAIN JO RETAIN ALL MILITARY STORES
Commercial Itetntlomn Will Sons no
Itrnnmed Protest Kited by Hlon
Approved by Ills Government.
POLICY OF IMPERIALISM. i
MMt'.?- inia-V. ot liUpUlgvnee. valor mid
!si!x"mrt0.J.nfUc.i Tho .work 'In baud
i;Lwar.!w.ill continue without- Intornip-
s'..iJMwnyandv:the. Ideas .and" vte'wa hc-U by
fe-'Siiaqne.. "iWhllc.ft W powiblU' that. nn.
k'- ''."5r'1''J'!t.tno'n'n83'Ura.i:ay'thatit Is
if." "uMM' eWMBtbl. aajthn nnvr linn urn (luir-
f8SrW3d.P'.it'o. up tho work
:. wN-tllr.kad."iaid lt.dow.( '
tii;'' - Vm IMf'nMui.u'i J At4 ..i
MM MR Oarl';Pftl0la was.reaunatfd
.kC tmhin ';taenCiiban''cbmmlsslon
mdlJLL 4J . '' .t.. ...' " . .ft!liVl .'.." f'i V .
MM llbrUd!rKn a
to mi wpt U
a to. juu
Gfneral Wood llndn conditions In tho
llclBidn district Improving rnpldly nftcr
the vandalism ot the Spaniards before
insurgents aro paid to haVo captured alt
the mUpostu of Hollo except one on Ds-
cftiitjcr 1. TIio Spaniard claim that oa
tbo 6th they routed the Insurgents r
Senator Iloar saia that the downfall
o' tho Itcpublic will begin with the au-
ncjtotlou of tho Philippines
General Ieo and staff havo. sallod tor
Havana nnd will camp at Marlanoo until
Ernnlsli commUstoncrs dcrlined nn lnvt
tntiou to dlno wllh tho Americans because
of the lmprejIoi nn r.ercptanco ralghJ
havo cifnlcd at Medrld Treaty will not
bo pnt.JIrtiea until (t lias ben submlttud
to the M'liatu.
Delegates to tho Peileratlon oTTabor ar-
riving In Kansan City. Oompera declines
to forecast tho work oxpocted.
Mrs l.ulu Johnson of I'crrr 0 T. In-
dicted for having poisoned the last palr'of
her halt dozen dead husbands.
JIIfs Ciithertno Campbell nn nctrcas ar-
rested for robbing the St. Nlcholns hotel
of St. Louis make. a full confession.
Tho ground where Ho tho dcaii from tho
Malno Wlnslotf and otlier warships dedi-
cated at Key Wcet Via. with appropriate
James McDonald a prominent Now Yoik
Tammany man killed by a ruaawav
l-'our ihtsoiiu buracd to death In a flru
Goveraer Culberson's reasons for com-
muting tho deaUi scjitenco of Wlfo Mur-
derer Dancey. negro.
A largo coiislgnnwnt of boss Is being
uhlppod from Tort Worth lo Callforulu.
Now Catholic cathedral at Doniaou was
Tho Ico factory at Victoria was destroyed
Fanners passed nultablo rctolutlona to
thofiu who looked out for their comfort
Independent jilloU movo at (lnlyostou
has stirred up perhaps nomo lutoruattonal
uuestlons for llllgalloiw
Peter ilahor wants to flRht either Mc-
Coy r-lmrkoy or Corbett
ftlaku event at St. lx:uts and Oravca-
National leaguo will be urged to return
to the system ot fining players
Fairly good cards at both Now Orleaaz
Governor Culberson has requested that
tho First Toxas bo retainctl In service.
Assistant Secretary Vnndcrllp's report
shows that tho currency question In Porto
lllco Is not easy of Bolution
Miss Heel. superintendent ot tho-Indian
nchools. In her report recommends that In-
dustrial education bo mads u special fea-
ture of Indian education
'Pho leading matters in the senate this
Tveek will bo tho Nlcaragunn canal bill
the nntl-scalplng bill and tho urgent defi-
ciency bill. In tho houso Hull's nnny ro-
organlxatloh bill may stir up a general
debato or tho war.
General Callxtn Garcia tho famous Cu-
ban loader succumbs to an attack of pneu-
monia Tho Joint American and Canadian- com-
mission having failed to igreo oa reci-
procity will soon adjourn.
Tho Nicaragua canal bllU will probably
meet with so much opposition tboy can not
bo passed at tho present session.
Sultan ot Turkey assures Minister
Strauss Uiat all questions pertaining to
tho United States will soon bo sottlod.
Lieutenant Wark sentenced to death at
London for causing tho teath of a young
girl has been reprieved.
Emperor William says International
questions require attention and predicts
an Anglo-French rupture.
Affairs In Franco havo assumed such
sliupo that tho court of cassation will
probably glvo Jus.lco.to Dreyfus.
Tho' Paris pr.poro reallzo that the situa-
tion la critical and that war with Euxland
may occur. Russia Is said to havo
warned France to go olow and. If ncc-
casary luako friends with Germany
Complaint of dlscrimlmTUon against tho
San Antonio and Aransas Toss Is mad.
by tho merchants ofllockport.
Work oil' tho Central's now roundhouse
at Knnla wilt begin Monday.
Mr. Sarxcat says tho negroes must stand
aside on the ground" that they aro cut-
ting tho wages of wbtto labor.
l'rcsidont Ripley and party of tho Santa
Fo orrlvo at Galveston on their annual
tour of Inspection.
Secretary of tho' Toxas Grain Dealers
association' Issues a circular coneerulua
Parts December 11. Tho United Stoibea
peace commissioners rested today after
tlto long strain of dally ooaforencos and
almost dally sess'lona with tho SpanlarJs
wltJi n Intensity which they ha.dly
realized until It was over linn pctwonat
friendship und nmiu.il legard liavo arlaon
botwoca tho two commissions as tho result
of Ibiilr extended controversy at cioso
quartorB. Today eovcral member of both
commlsBicms exchanged calls. Tho Ameri-
can fcommtaloacra uaofflctaliy Informed
thla SpanlarUs that they would bo glad to
havo tho two commissions dine together.
Tho roply which Kite tho Invitation was
conveyed diplomatically thibugh a third
party was (hat the Spaniards would bo
nwt pleased but feared It would ho Inad-
visable becaujo It might bo mlocouotrucd
al Madri'i Bihoro already much feeling
existed against tho Spairish commissioners.
Several inombcrj of tho United Statoj
commlielon wero Inclined at first to pub
lish tho text of the tiviaty. but Senator
Senator Hoar Believes It Would Be the Beginning
of the End of the American Republic.
Now York. December il.-Tha World's Washington 1 says: "It
.take tbo PhlllDPmes undor tho treaty of peace tho doa-afal of tho Aincilcan
rooubllo will dato from tho admlnlitratlon of William McICmioy.
These a the exact words of th statement mado by Senator Hear of. Mas-
n...i.. .. m nn n.hn nrenarcd vo dlscuts this great queition exhoujj-
lvcly at this moment." added Mr. Hoar "hut I am getting wally U do so. Tho
subject -will bo before tho senato soon and when it dec como before us in the
proper way I Imaglno I shall have some observations to mnkc" nmd iMr. Hoar
eralitd grimly as h gazed apparently Into tho future
"I see." he continued "(hot our nmbassadors expect to call for homo on the
17th Instant. If this bo true they should bo hick 1n timer to submit tho treaty to
"tho president so that It may roach the Bcnato Immediately after the holiday re-
"Will it bo finally disposed of at till eoiflon?"
"I belicvw so: thoro is .HtUo reason' for -wimhcadlng it or postponing Its con-
J sideraUon unUI another soision. The opponents ot tho treaty wi31 not bo less vlg-
orous at the next session than at tho. present and .what ground is there for as-
sumlog that Its friends will bo aoy(jrcflter flu numbcr'or any mora zealous In lis'
"Will the treaty bo ratified:" - .
"I think not" OH'. Hoar replied ntt;r a mement's consldoratlcai of bis words
and with a qufct emphasis that could not he disguised ''particularly It its pro-
a Vlslona. aro sucSi as we aro led to bellow by thio dl-ipatolnai from Paris": -
the Dank of England with a loaded .re-
volver and who when arreatcd by tho mill-
Neither Body Is Exptcl
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OpponentN of iie M.il.1
enlt; l)oluy-iillU B ja
Wns-hlagton December itJj
of proceedings In the senate tilS
cf tho Nicaragua cna'l Wb"
Morgan's' lctcnUon "to call vo-WL
Monl-Uy and ho has MiicasS
that ho wJi secure' ttcUia4i"Wi'!
scsalon. Few of his iiUi S5
workers agree with htm VSJS
and tha beat iadlcadonrtf.'SiS
acrecweat can bo reAiJE.'.S
ment sovoral days at $&
ivmed lu Its acusldotiUin. ;'l3y?
"' l" --ure win nicet'JB!iSi
with n .proposition to -arJiS
uni'i ntter the Ohnin..?.S3ff
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Tho return from Galveston of tho dele-
gates to tho Farmers Na'lonal congrcts.
A temperance talk at tho Christian
church by ttov. J. Il Adams.
An luterestlug meeting ot tho Ladles'
akakksiamJeiaHsKsKdka..A . .
THIS UliUJ ItKMKHUHKD.
poiwonal friend sinco our youth in my
native town of HnyatiLo nud wo havo ktpt
out friendship thixugh all tho atliTing
eveata that have occurred slpcn tho 'OH
War. I feel tho bu of a companion and
"A sad colnridenco n connection with
tho death of General aarola Is tho fact
that his youngoat datightor 'Mercedes ivhti
Is bat Hi years old Is now ill with con-
sumption In Georgia whence blie wiu to ga
with hrir inothci' imd father to Cuba to
enjoy for tho remaining months of hr
Ufa tho liberty and tho old iiHoclatlmis
which tho sacrifices of General Garcia had
helped to make mallttus"
Mr. U. J. Aguirra n an Intervlow
raid: "General Gurcta was tho highest
typo of tho true pattlat. Ho devoted his
wholn ltfu to the welfaro ot his country.
Thcro was no sacrifice ho did not inako
for Cuba. Ho dies In Cuba's servfeo nnd
hln dcatih. brings (loop mourning Into every
IuNurKeiitK Are. Hnlil lo Ituvc
lurt-tl AH lull (Inn 'rrimali.
Manila Dccomher 11 According to re-
Ilahlo ad1ces rooclveil from Hollo capital
ot .tho 'island ot Pauay in the Vlzcayas
gnoup. Iho Insurgents attacked .Hollo on tho
night ol Docpmber 1 and c-apliirod all alio
Spanish .treuahea oxoopt' ono. Then they
uotUlcd Gcaoral. ltlos to" removo the wo-
men and children Mud threuteaod tu reuew
thu alLf.uJk tlio following nlnht. Wiun thcis
adirlcs .left rioilo Gonoiul dtloa was exoaut-
tag rolnforceme-n'tB and field gnus and tho
piaa -was for iho.spaaii&u gunboats to shell
toe loiva u ao insurgents enoctea an on-tuawcti
Tho .forelga Tosldewta nw erfaly
alarmed and 'all mcirtehani!moa had bean 'or.
Jdered;'outsldo'ith'o.. harbor In oivler to allow
(narguniooais to oporate.
i MoaDnvhlle1 the Spanish a'uthorWes have'
enatvli' that 'the TuHsnnos troops art
Jootlng- 1a.' disabe4e.0K to or4or and van
no -ba restrained. On tho oUhor hand the
K.psh.iranpoiu.;isla do Lubu report a
t.Mio.tasarifents'niroimd Hollo. wm"e r-poBsed-.wHh.yKTfat
slaughten oa December
f WlUlw'.tti0OjptiW.Utarmttla lut-eo-toMMifi.'lVVeflW-diBRrthiivittoi'j
UHnuwEWKs wiitiii ro.kuded ey to.
UrtivrN of (he vTo7ihh of tlr 3luii.
anil Other IVnraliliiN IKmIIomIciI.
Key Wet Fla. Dcoembor 11 Tho dcdl-
calion this aftoruoon of a hamltome iron
foacc enclosing tho plot of ground in tho
of tbo KUlora who wero klllod in tho ex-
plosion 0( tho battleship Maine oa well a
four men from tho WIuhIow. one from tho
MarUlclioui ono from mo Nowjwt ono
fitom tho Yankee tini thlnty-soven others
kluod durtiig the rebellion was the occit-
ioii of ono of tho greatest deuious'tr.vtlous
flW witncei&ed bcre.
h??iw' iras PllIclia1 hy popular sub-
Vr.Z.U?d0!' th0 ausrJcw oC Union
uw.1 5 'K"0" eiiUiinptnont No. CO ot
iintarlV u " 0. A. Lyon and
nrrtl . A Duts' TrentatlvM ot the
order wero horo to conduut Uio ceromoni.
A processlcn was formed at tho city hall
nnd nrocsodcid m it. lvn.rf.. ...i. .:".'
nronrlato excorcisoj vero bold' addresses
Trye mado a stronir plea yeaicrday for tho
observnnco of. courtesy toward tho United
IVtatea swato nnd his arguments pre-
vailed. Further do-falls howovor. haw Teen
learned as to tho .wording Of tho treaty
whteh pro-vldos Uiat Cuba Is to bo relin-
quished and that Porto IUcb and tho Phil-
ippines aro to be ceded. The Americans
aro to pay for tho ropatr.'atlon of tho Span-
ish troops from all tho colonics; Th
Spaniards are to retuim all orisonera held
by thein. They are to retain possession
ot all military stores' and1 munitions ot war
In tho PhlUpolno Islands and ot such ships
ashavo not beca capuireid.
Tho -commercial treaties botwoan tho two
nations whloh tho war 'ruptured are to bo
renewed' at Uio convenience or tho two na-
tions. Tho protocol makes nearly COO typewrit-
Tho United States commissioners havo
been almost overwhelmi(?d with otters of
dinners In England' prompted bv the deslro
of prominent Englishmen to emohaalzo tho
Anglo-Ainicrjican tenteuto. but they will re-
main In Paris until tho cUv be'oro sailing
for tho United States. They will raalco
fc'lmnl calls upon Proaldont Fauro and
hldi officials hero to thank them fpr of-
ficial hospitallitte. Unofficial hospitality
to tho United States commissioners haa
be6n ostentatiously lacklnc In Paris.
BIcKInley'x AlIUKlnn to lltc-'Mnlne
CniiNi's tllmimt DlKxnllifnctlon.
t Madrid Doijamber It. The Government
entirely approves tho meanorandum .of pro-
test against tiho action ot tho United States
commissioners 'tiled iby Senor Monlero Itlos
Tiho memorandum protests against tho re-
f.ueal of tho Atncrlcoms to surrender tho ee-
cupIUoj dftpnsltcd in tho treasuries of Cuba
and' Porto Rico by private Spaniards re-
marking Uhia't ".niuvcr has a civilized nation
oottMrfUlcd such 'an act of vlolemce"
Sexondta lt'ii'rotcsta against tho ultima-
tum deraandlnsho I'hII'Uiplnod.
Thirdly It protests o'Jlnt tho position
in twhlch thoso Sjaaiards aro placed who
de'lro to remain la Cuba.
Fourthly it protests against tho reter-
onco to too austruouon ot tno Maine in
President McKihnloy'B mossjgo to congrcaj.
Ou thlB iolnt tho memoraudlo. avys; '!$aln
ha3 proposed aiib'ltir.itlon but iho United
Statei refuses1' to kIvo her Oho rl&M. flhlch
IS graated io a ft'lmlnal nitmely tiho' rliht
of defending herself. Tho Spanloh commls-'
slonera Icavo tho cqro of fixing tbo re-
Bpoasilbllity for the explosion to tho on tire
world which -will say whether tlhoso aro
responsible who deslro t!hs truth or thosa
refusing to seek It."
Tiho .nottfipapeM generally xpress. relict
nt. tho s'lgnlag ot the treat. Tho lale-
pendent organs most of tbo provincial pa-
pora and tho Oarllst and rapuhlloanv Jour-
nals atta'ck tooth poUtDoal parties consor-
vallvo und liberal reproaching ttHiem equally
with hav'taff brought tho courntny to the
present puss. ...... . i wile" 7-8; Cbcsapeuko und Ohio. 1-2: Illl
-WJ1'?MZXZ. ! co1? Co"tni''. 1-3! Norfolk and wirten
Ul IVU lij iii.v.t ..i...ww . - ..... -
orablo impression 'than had been expected
owing to 'tho commercial and' other con-
ccsslons to Spain.
iEI liberal nays: 'TS Paris negotlatioas
offer a far eadder sperftaclo than tho shlpi
which uiro 1laglng bacic our ropatriatea
lary guard refusal to glvo his lmmo or to
say how ho had effected nn entrance wa3
examined by tho medical authorities today
at tho Bow Infirmary whero ho had been
romoved by thorn and pronounced Insan.
PORTO RICAN OBSERVATIONS.
ASSISTANT iSCGCHFrATlY VANmoilMP
IUH'OHrS ON TUB OUIUtliiNOY.
Difference Ilcttvccn Gold nnd llulllou
Value of Silver Hum Caused a.
Great Ucnl of Oonfuslon.
tlhat tho girl wai solely responsible. She
mado a statement before sho diod ex-
ontiratlnK Wark who. after tho Jury had
rolwned a verdiot of guilty protested
his Innocence In open court. Vark. .vho
is an Irishman la 46 years of age and. mar-
ried. Ho enlisted as a nrlvato about thirty
years ago and rendered distinguished ser-
vice In tho Afghan war. Ho mot Mls3
Yates -while he was stationed at Liverpool
She was a pupl'l In n rldli.g school there.
Tho witnesses for the defense showed that
Wark tried to persuade her not to undergo
tho operation but on hor Insisting he
promised to stand by her. The sceno in
whloh ho 'protested 'his innocciico was high-
ly dramatic and was followed hy an extra-
ordinary demonstration against tho trial
Judge when tho lattor loft the court room.
Tb newspapers took the matter up declar-
ing that even It tho verdict wore legal it
would bo nn outrage to ear.y out tho sen-
tence ns Wark was evidently entirely In-
nocent ot deliberate participation in tho
TUB KAISEIl'S VIEWS.
He Think the International Situa-
tion Needi Attention.
Merlin Djcembor 11. Emperor Wllllatn
today received tho recently cledted presl-
dcnlts of tho reTcbirtag. In the courso of
a general conversation ho said that al-
though Gii-many was on a peaceful and
friendly footing with all powers "tho in
ternational Bltuatlon roqulrcd great ntten- heavy payments for crops mado a redun-
tlon asndeed every layman could see for iant. ouirency and ts great deal of It was
"Therefore Ms majesty urged It Was ncc- I f p o' Eventually the govewnnoat
eary to carry out the proposed complo- oecded ou a coLnago Xar tho Inland mak-
tlon of perfecting tbo army. "What I jng a furtia or profit by debaojis the silver
propoBo" h romarlctd "is certainly not I" tho t.o Tho silver in the peso is SiOO
much but consideration for tho tax-paying "av- 'rko SponUh govornmtiait gavo Una
capacity ol the counltry would not permit new peso a certain redeemnblLty by o.1er-
mor tn hn nrnnrwefl." ' ! " lo redocm It at tho lUmk of i5oalu al
lllimv 'I11 ).. .... .
. ...I ".V . u ?? Iaeir leasan-f
misiion -wlta be nbi in S m
Inir 1 iimv o. n..j.r -""uI
". '" Pw thu the reiwt'3421
been made .unrlno 3iZS' M
CClVWIK tho IlimmnJH-SfW.Mi
cement cOmmisMan aRpoUwSfS
gate tha leini.Ml 72?J7 A
i.... ... :: "." -uuaini
Washington Dcccmbar 11. Assistant
Soointary Vandcrllp in lils second Informal
report of his observations 'In Porto Rico
says that tho hb'tory of tho currcucy alt-
uatlicu is about this:
"Tho inland 6ome lOwcnty-flvo yoars ago
was using AmurJcan ounremciy. At tha!t
u'mo the Spanish government found tht
vctluo of sllvjr declining anil It discovered
it noul'd bo profitable to mako payment In
Mexican dollars and in that way tho cuv-
reracy "was hmught to a silver baas'. The
iiiinr- in n ui unuoi:u. : .--.- .....
-Madrid at Da In .gold anli 1 understand that
London. December 12. The D'crlln corrc- n.e the coins have been ruJocme-Put
" 1 tVVI llfrt .llhnilnt. rvn I HnH. I.I. ...I.. ... k
sroudent ot tho Dally News says: I
not been able to secure an authentic record
of Emperor William's conversation with
tho roicbsUug offietefls. but I hayo reason
in believe that It covered a large fluid in
forclen Dol'.tlra. The emperor I uuder-
I stand discussed tho eventuality ot a eo-
I rfous Anglo-French conflict expressing the
I opinion Uiat England wns in earnest and
was pursuing her political objects with un
usual tenacity as the United states aw
before tho Uto war.
Most of .the GIlt-EilKB SeeurlHi'i Are
Lower In P-rlec.
London December 11. Duslrtess during
thiVpa'st week on tho slock exchange gen-
erally has dwlciJlod. Most of the gllt-cdgo
home ankJ foreign secitrttlon aro lower
owing to tho absence of continental sup-
pont. American raillwny securities havo dis-
played tho principal activity during tho
last few daya but prices woro irregular
in tho early pa.rt of the week although
they closed fitrong and better nil coucd.
Tim increases wero Chicago JLhvaulteo
and St. Paul 1 3-S: Ijouisv.llb and Naih-
holdlors deplorable as tho condition ot tho
El Heanldo ?ays tho governmcn.t bolloves
that In tho presont clreirmstancos the hold-
ers of tho iPhlHi-plne debt will accept tho
arrangement arrived nt and considers that
tho Cabin bondholders should demaii of
rhe future government of Cuba ia fulfill-
ment of tho contnaut by claiming a. moit-
r.igo on iho icustoma whloh guarantee tiiq
TMW ENGLISH PAPKRS.
TJirr Thlnte Spnln Wn Not Treated
-Worst Tim n Other Countries.
Iinton December 11. Tho editorials In
Uio London morning papers express ratls-
factlon nt tho signing. ot the peaeo treaty
tho negotiations for which the Dally Newa
remarks havo occupied rathor longoMhan
Tho Times pretty accurately represent-
ing tho Y-lows of tho other papers says:
"Spain ha lost her colonies because her
wdorilal department was founded upon
profiTrod 1-4; Norfolk au-i Western ord-
inary l-S: Mias-ourl Kansas and Texas 1-S
and Southern 1-8.
Monflii was unbottlod tho rato until Mon-
day being 2 per cent while three months'
bills commanded 3 3-10 to 3 1-1 pur cent
ii... -- -.n-. w.vuuufcu uuuiiLiuiivuty jew oi
v i 111 TTl t Vi'lfrt l.aan .Ti.ln.1 lrfil- . ChhIh
bHi.u. ia U.IIU Ubl... InlLCUU UMIV IA ..11U
"uno oi tiho American commaucirs 10-
oorts .to mu that a oondltlon that miisl he
! takitn Into uouount is uho ownership ot
most of the plannl'Stora. Thsy aro nearly
all owned by Soanuards most of them re-
siding in Spain. This has resulted in-
stead tf an anpararrt bilaace of trade ccii-
s.'derably lu favor of .the. luUul. in a tf.d
bi!lar.co agutnat tlio island. The neat
musar plantutlcns owmed by peoplo reild-
ing In Spain have year a.ftcr year raised
a crop cf sugar ot oa extremely low labor
cost. Tiho cugar has been soil! abroad tuul
practically the whole retura for it hia re-
mained abToad creating no donmnd for
exebango against Che island. About the
only thing that has been Imparted ! &
I'Ulo CCS..150 Hnxli while' the 'Inado returns
show a largo excess at -rrinrte Hi. ...i.i
sf Uumo exports never return la anyjfoim
4io too island. When tlie American troopt
Janded It -was thought an easy lem-nowy
tvilutiTia of tho situation In fir th ..
ot txchango as beliwoen American dollars
""i vusea ai mro iar One. Tlut warUt I
satlBfaotwIly for HWllo while but ihe
exchange deulons ' soon found that trey
could TOmike a inoro orofltable mto of t-'
change and our rlctlo. ijinnf.rn k .
ihieliVctlve and inoperative. Th'n tYi...
ment of Iho question lies betwonn vn .
'7ail lh0 mhi. the fixing ol tiie
;. . "" " "e eci vaiuo of ! n
u""v .vi.i n inn OLOfir. irlvtn 11
mJH.YBD TO DEATH.
ing u pan. st amicijin ..vri'aai
WlJsUaken up in carnertTiSrl
"".". f'"j'iy u'-Bpotcd of. '' -jsa
Auothcr subject on ft effifiM
nntl-scalplng bill whlSuSSSSS
has Informed tho senSh
get up at an caTjy day; -baUitJS
Urt r to succeed ttirjfiji
The urgent army UafWeBeylhSw
celvo a-BlwiOba early ja ratf.
committee on appropriate. W&
Monday and ill l3 uot belkHffi;
than.ono meetlngTon thobHlVnifcTil
wry..-. Senator Alteoa. toSm&'if
commltiteo hopes therefore. taTst'iE
beforio tho scnato for 'consldiSSril
bill would bo iucd as a rjfiert'fiS
ciUHion of .tho Suxtfih -wi.wfi'
Buidh a courso has not Wr&MS
aided. - 'TvSs?r7
equlvnlcnt gold valuo equal to tho nominal
i-edremaWo rate of 05 -which tho Spanish
aovernmnnt flvtf.i Bw"lw
I'LUG TOIIACCO TIIBST.
itvirt. ... rii.r.ir ..v.w nnuivwm fcvaioruai uopapwieui. na iuuuucu upon
Sho MS a V11011;. a3or niUts- U"J fpollatlon and tyranny Tho United Slates
otners. imniollatclv after nr.iv. . n.. i ...... . ilt u. ...... . i.ii.--
MlnerM?Je 8rVlcf " o' l' ha'n 0 Treated1 Franco Jn tin. or
tho mflT nf f '!P" t '"' "w Rule a treated Turkey it. 1.87$. Therefore
Uoe. roeekM tuuCArwluV.witi
wKr nw; . w i pw"n s.fwi
tho moot of tbo torpwln Urwt Wlnsloiv
B-mir"' VXwea '"Tho Sur afflSi
.i.' '' . ' Ilv Ptradu wore soldiers.
allur. dvllliuu and echool children Dur-
r tho cxcreJjes tho .cliil!!! rtworatrd
hJ? K2E2S V;1"' lowors- FuU' 19.000 P o-
cle viewed tho pro1on.
KII.LKl) ay i Ku.iUVt
Kenlucky PrlviToIttuireil 41 Seall.
ttfl nn tlm Transport Berlin.
Newport. News Va. DHajmber 11.-Henry
Reffel pnvnrt company I. First Kentucky
was killed and Henry O. Brehtne. company
p vi 10B samo rmncnt was seriously
wounded last night by a sentinel who
was stationed at the gang plank of the
transport Berlin whloh browht the VS.
RkLS??. p1rl ulco' T wen .tarSd.
rTJ t .lI?P0". out ij not have
a pae They Ignored tho Injunction of
tho sentry to itoD.-iml whi.ufk.n nn-ni
Jo nam klmho ytruck i;acU ot ihsin. over
the heiid.with.jiu bayqiuit. ftufte)'a' kuU
..n. HMiufuu unn WD .qieu porea hour
later.-. ' ' : ' . rs 1 -
'Bthmp jtM 'transfonied.vto ;to btit'
Ij.tKhl;- Hi'.-iyyi weover;v TJw 1!'
ntivu.(uat.y.iis.iuuoisr iffitt&if .&
te Kentokr- Wi jwm utiurL th i.uiSEr
fjmmmm' m iimrwm
iXtJ ' '! r..vV asAl-
ii - i i rj v.wr: .. c ' l.'.
Tt . '!' - - -t
tho finar.tsh meroomndiun of rrotest Is un
re-uouablo anil unjustlfled."
The article then refers to tho difficulties
facing tho United States and estprcrse
fcoclldcuco that ftbo "healthy vigor and
practical capacity of the Anglo-Saxon" will
bo fully competent .to deal with 4hem.
Pour Lives Lo( - 11 fire lu
Now York December 11 By a fierce
tiro -which occurred tonizht in u flat houso
al No. 131 Prospect placo. Brooklyn four
persons met 'death and tho firomen are still
searching the ruins In fear of finding more
bodle-s bofca-o morning. The houio was iha oatiro common stock of the P. Lorlllard
occuptjd by flvo fainllli's and a boys' club eonipany ias incoiT'Oratcd today unflpr ih.
h'ad rosins in tl basement. It Is supposed Jaivs cf Nov J.-.v Z . ...1
that lu somo way tho boys accidentally set comrmii 1 7raey;'tol) rt"leate of la-
the placo on firo aj tho flames wero at IrJTatlMl cia'g fllpd at Trenton after
first dlBcovorol coming from the basement oclr'S recorded lato yesterday at Vn..rir
Tho daad a'. Mr and Mrs. Joseph Nob- Tho articles of lnroninn-M.. . -
lett nnd 'Phomas AVlnne. L " ... nn0ll)or:;ltloa BUe to tho
Tho bodlcB of Ir -and Mrs. Noblott and ." ""'vJU "' Power to buy mauufaa
Several More IrBc Puc(firlc Have
.Intiioil In tlio Coiulilnc.
wow York Doccmbw' W. nha Conn.
nervlal Tobacco company wihlch takes over
e jimg inieresl of tho Amerljaa Tobacco
eampany. 'has also absorbed the business of
John Fiuzor & Bros.. Loulavllle Ky.; v.
II. Ma.yo & 'Bros. Incorporated Richmond'
la'! 'Ihoa1. J. Sorg comoanv nt .mms
Ohio; Daniel Swften & Co. of Detroit and
that of Mrs. Mary Stedhorn. the mo:hcr-ln- luro ana 6o11 tobofceo In lu various forma
law of Joseph. Noblctt. woro toual by flru- Tho autlhoiUed oi!tal atoek l sisonnnn
n-t?) on tho fourth floor of tho houfe. after Tho ineorDOmths7.l 7. t lo'00u-00!)-
Hughes. J. 11. Duke. oin sESf' J-A :
tliu flame had been extinguished. Noh
lett's bor- was hanging across tho window
sill burned almost beyond recognition.
At an early hour this morning tho pollco
drvlarkrt that Mr. and Mrs Kobertion who
wore missing had -been found unharmed.
Doenhcfer. 1 ZZ. "Va.?c?en. Basil
Thomas atkTasaa """" ' "' Ilav nJ
iaXrot-Tld iSKfiS Vffi
en the incoaTOioii5titVAl51"
''K.?r e ConllWBtal TihaS. s!
Manchester December 11-The marliit Vt Zr:.rnlp'' bl' BiWu. Fa'u
CLOTHS A.MJ YAIIKM.
Toue I ririu nnd Home- Mnlivrs'
put for IhlMI EiiKaged.
wero oleotml for" ono
required- gome makers are enim:..! ?na !Jlo-s. Djuuiunoad. i-m.i t .'
tliroti'Xhout 1&10. Vwy long delivery U S2'M Duk" an "T were elected far Vbre.
.generally needed for 8hlrt)cgs im good v' t
from Egjtntln cotton wero much dearer. J eioelcholders' -meoUiur tho di.
flopping huilneii. Bloachln'g cloths r " nieetlnK was hold? at vhlch tho
warittd; medium printing cloths were !? offoe r elected; presj00
etcady n-cd lino prlnlir.B" cloths consider- ?;i-''?u: frat 1 WnUtont P. H? Ray
i.-. ! i.-. - . ai.. .... .. . uuiy ut'Bxer. ricavv ennnn wnra 'iMmn.. -(--. -iivr urisinnr n ci.. - '
It can not admit any debate and will there. ?"" d'Xi D ' a wcr "iKing with Kr '.V-'f wrr David
fore demand tho Immedlnla amllnn ne a 5003 aaa' blInc. S.''!' ?." 'he outcome of tha nern.
Tho Cabinet's Position.
Madrid December lit The cabinet it Is
laid will meet the cortea Intact. Senor Sa-
irasta will ask on Indoniully hill for tlio
cession of the Philippines. Tho ablnct wll
last wok was very flnu. aUhough buslaee. jear Mesrs. Doorhefw Terroiivf' '
was mvro quiet owing to' tho higher prices Leopold imd 'Payno elected for to
fore' demand the Immediate a?Q?tion ot
Oto bill after which Senor Bagata will
Germany is unsuccessfully trwine k llwons aihlch o?noa lit jMinh.
upmli h question of confidence to tho : ivl:"..n-" 6L?. '" oa3Js:on- Accord'lni r7htr.a..CI lfl 'Pl"K tobawo Iniercsu
..: .-- !?
lvldriice Sliovtrrt Hint II r Vns Not
Krspoutilliln or ihr- Grime.
London. .I)ejomtxr 11.tTJmit.nani W'nrT
ot.the Itoyal arUlIery.-iwho1. oil Thursday.
1'.. 1 -...-. . r-j ... V'.ii. -.. il: t'-.l
t u "v!J''-'"J'iJ?a. up emrKO
oiinnrinK;iiMi jane. kjmmqi Liven'.
ti?ti' "''A00-4'; fwyJfi'.if!aWJ'lng.'with.
JrTT TV KWVMIW ni''n'TBl'"IW(ilMWI .nuiDH
to Advice from Itouen yan and clo!h
v nwmji luwvr una mcaer.
Uermanj- and Snuiou
London4 December 12.The Berlin ear-
nwpondent or the Slaadard say: u w
rumored hero that tho ctmi t..u. ...
lierpcd. b.vVinwi:tVi German occum!
Vl?tfmr.( tVII nj . .
V T " "r-inpn lUt'li'irmerN
Votoi;la T0xa( VccevT 1(Gcnml
rroigHt Afrent W .J. Cro! received telo-
ram this mprolns from D. 0. Lively.
-v-v.wj vlMJ I'TTne-wngressreoeiit-L.llo1.il.AW0J-Ui
.now on an-Wur.
THE IIOrSE. -t&
Tho Army neorgiinUatloa ij
aieet vltli 0pblUiil
Washington Deccmbtr iiiwi
first Uhree days there fo''ia'jJriM
manned' out for tho housc'tits'irsi;
Tomorrow irtll bo devoteiC&lWi
on Tuefeday Uha District cf.fiolrii
DTopnliatlca bill will b?. tikea-ae;.? I
i. iuit'u;iuoe 01 a 1-klteraJaitle.ij
icuuera to give tno approprlatwa 1
riKni. 01 way -vvuen ovwy;onti
' Tho appixlnrlatlona' afiixUsi
nonsloais avlll ocinunonea umrk'un
slon apprawrfatiaa bill tomarmfirJlrt
hardly bo ready before Snxt atfc
confidently exnecfed. Ibwever.iHatli
bo oassed before tho holS4ayi.';e'a3j
Ohalncan Huill of "tho ..mUllinr.iia
commi't.tce. Is exceedingly ."omilfti kj
tho ormy reorganization bill tato tttti
ac tao earnest possmio naameatfiii
particularly snlieltoiM MutMt 'utaiU
tho hoiUD fcoforo the lMUam'Jkil
ture ioMcy cf the govcrnmeaTii opl
in thle bill iter tJ-.c Increase of the atad
army unu 'tec WBOie.suojectLnntMs)!
up. Tiho democrats are.dlrlaj4'tnl"
uuesuon 01 increasing rae rour.j
but how faT the fppos?tion'irlll'p.I'
tagionizlng the measure It .ii'SlUMi
to forecast. "' 'ijH
If tho reorganization bill Wsst'e
un tbo varlom ccnMiifUtees'-s'lIiw!
bo allowed to cl-ean up' tmilMM'iN
they havo ca the cojendar. vSAll
iiiBiiicrcac in the Amonnt uni
vasMpgton December 11. TMJ
statoment of imnnnln ilnfo Ht'V
Stales tor tho month of Novefflberfiaiw
tho bureau of staiilstlcs. show cut
that month tho imports of wool fSM
to $C173SI as against l0HMi;w.
vnmibir. 1S!7. Durlti!? Iho sameaW
iroiporta of ti ttgErcsated .JSHtft
against ?JCSo010 for Novcmaeriaj
both snowies a .material dWMMf.
t . . t.MiA. InfirHUMl
ujjruiiiin vi uj;iiJr iiuncii uv. j.
ai nM. r.T ... l.i. 047 trt flOL
i-ii)iil in ovcuiwrr "".' .vT ' T ??
or about CO per cent. M
nnvi fria Tl(nlbcri'r?.'
deman. clerk in the grorj;ilJ
.. ... u ..o. !iHJ.Ifl
ti. v.ucuriui k ?... - - l:v'
war homo night before last"
tA....j .... in rmil nt hlffl.a&Q
mvi1v.t 'ii. J" wti.iw.- ...
Mu mnhoV. ITnoil boiflg rMOSM J
monced to slash at Hardemsa .Jff
Tho young man grappled witi
nnt. but WnH thrown' to thofi
...if.. . .1...... ALa nirhUlis
wiuie lie was nunii - "jv.tt
his oscape. H1"1'6"18118??
in n numoor 01 pia -- tM
lured Am arrest on suapkJS
rtftturMr .mihPiMi was iwrfr:"
with imposing etreujarli
were conaticto uy "'"vrnXlii 1
n.4cnii viv n. number .6fJ?!S
structure cost j50000i .''jjgfg
bo sure and '"." r.7e
.emrrtv. Mrs. Wihslow.
for children teething. JJff
mftons tho gums. W
wind collo and U tw4i-
And selcntlno trcatm eat
They lh 'al'11P!Ur
fact' that all " ??&"
man should only wt!RnL
Ellflt U tau'! w-- M.llaV''
JT&i or U1
mntH& J&" n " lf 1
2."".V."' W 'WW..thafJthey. would Jim "rimme.. pllro-lJ
r-i-rr t ... '. . 1 . .. ..-'.. Tii'ti viuiona. u-iwin uj: o-a-. "--' '."-..i . fun bkiib
r. .-. .v j... r.VAV ?l . 1 'X.i ' ..WJ .v jv k-"-.-- -..-. - u mw r
Bwyi'1'.11' ' aAwWBW
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