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Wednesday, September 28, 1898
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TfiS UPPER DES MOINES! ALGONA, IOWA WEDNESDAY SjggTjSMBEtt ...23^,1868.. THE NEWS IN IOWA IOWA DAY At OMAHA. PHBSIDErJT SCHAEFFER DEAD t'riwd* From the ttftwkeye State Tinit tn« Gate city of the West. OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 33.— Iowa day at Omaha bids fair to go down in the his tdry of the exposition as the most successful event of all the auspicious happenings that have thus far occurred which marks the Trans-Mississippi and International exposition, the most popular since the great world's fair at Chicago. The day was bright and fair and thousands of lowans were in attendance. At noon a parade of Iowa people formed in the city ann moved .slowly out to the grounds. The Iowa Agricultural College cadets, of Ames. led the Way, followed by the Dodge Light Guards, of Council 1)1 tiffs. Various semi-military societies of Omaha joined in the parade. The Omaha Iowa club was also in evidence. • Several Iowa bands took advantage of the day to make a trip to Omaha. The way the parade was greeted along the line of march would indicate that Omaha has considerable respect for Iowa and her citizens. At the grounds the program prepared for the occasion wasbnlliant- ly rendered. Governor Shaw, Hon. R. G. Cousins and S. H. Mallory were the principal Iowa speakers, and they immediately followed President Wattles in a speech of welcome. Souvenir programs were -given the guests at the grounds. These bore pictures of Governor Shaw, the Iowa building and the Pottawattamic' county wig-wain. It is i .... . . ., .. . ,,, . , ' f T ! lilocl against them at estimated that there were 2.-,,000 lowans j Captain Olmsted has on the grounds durincr the da%-. MURDER AT OSKALOOSA. Kn raged Well-Kuoirn Edncitrdr ttle* nt IOWA Clt After a Brief llineA*. IOWA Crrr, Sept. 84.—Pre&iden Charles A. Schaeffer, of the State tTni versity of Iowa, died here yesterday Dr. Schaeffer had been sick with in flammation of the stomnch and adja cent viscera since September 13. bu the change to a dangerous condition did not come lintil Thursday morning After that he sank rapidly until deatl came. President Schaeffer was born in Pennsylvania in 1843, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1801, attended Harvard in 1803-.' was assistant in the chemistry department of Union college in 186")attended the University of Goettingen in 1867-8, and School of Mines (Berlin) in 1868-9, and was professor of chemistry and mineralogy at Cornell uni versify in 186!)-87. He was dean of Cornell faculty in 1SS6-87 and was president of the Iowa University since 1887. He was a prominent member of the Episcopal church and w;is n delegate to the national Episcopal convention at Washington. T). C. He wns a member of the standing committee of the Iowa diocese and one of the trustees of St. Kntherinc's Seminary at Davenport. He leaves a wife anil three children. .Mutiny in Fiftieth. DKS MOINKS, Sent. 26.—A third member of the Fiftieth Iowa regiment has refused to serve in the hospital of the Reil Cross at the sanitarium in taking care of his sick comrades. Two soldiers refused the day they were detailed to tlo the work. Charges were filod against them at that time and tiled charge* ALL OVER THE WOULD ARMY OFFICERS RESPONSIBLE Jnmcg Raymond Stabbed by an Hnnbanil. OSKAI.OOSA, Sent. 23.— Jacob Movers stabbed and almost instantly Killed James Raymond, a man -who had been boarding at his house for the past few months. Moyers was insanely jealous of Raymond's attention to his wife. Moyers went to his home and found Raymond talking to his wife in her bedroom, under what he considered compromising circumstances, as Raymond had partially prepared for bed. having removed his coat, vest and footwear. Moyers sprung upon Raymond and drew his pocket knife. Raymond ran out into the dining room and Moyers followed. Raymond picked tip a chair and would have struck Moyers down, but the wife ran in between them. The enraged husband brushed her aside and struck Raymond in the right breast with the open knife. Raymond was mortally wounded. He ran out onto the porch, sat down into a chair and died a few moments later. Moyers seemed in a half crazy condition. He went into the house, sat down »nd did not resist arrest which followed almost immediately. against the third man. HMVA INSURANCE COMPANIES FILE. Foreign Insurance Companies File Argument in Discriminating Tax Case. DES MOIXES. Sept. 25.—In the suit of •the Scottish Union and National Insurance Companies, of Edinburg, Scotland, and London, England, against John Herriott, treasurer of state, contesting the constitutionality of the 3,'^ per cent tax upon their gross receipts, the argument of the appellant has been filed in the state supreme court. Interest in the case is common to all the outside companies doing business in Iowa, and for that matter to all companies in the United States, as similar laws have already been enacted in other states and probably will be in the near future in still others, unless the law is found to be unconstitutional, as the companies contend. This is true, not only of foreign companies, but of all companies doing business outside of the states in which they are incorporated, as the point upon which the illegality of the law is alleged is the discrimination in 'rates, foreign companies being taxed 3}.; per cent, companies outside of the state, 2>£ per cent, and state companies, 1 per cent. Reverse* Judge Wolfe. CLINTON, Sept, 25.—In the case of Bowes vs. the New York Mutual Reserve Fund Life Association to compel payment of 91 0,000 on the life of the late E. M. Davis, of Clinton, was, by consent of all parties, taken from the, jury and tried by the court. The court decided in favor of the defendant that non-payment of annual dues cancelled the policies, thus reversing Judge Wolfe's decision given recently in favor of the plaintiff. Allen Adainuon \Vliigsun Knopp. DKS MOINES, Sept. 24.—In the district court George F. Knopp was granted 41 divorce from his wife, Alice A damson Whissen Knopp, who married him for a consideration of $3,000 and then refused to live with him. Avoid the Impurities of surface water nnd sewage, which breed fevers, diphtheria and malaria. Drink Coif ax Mineral AVater. Coif ax Mineral Wjtter Co., Colfax, Iowa Urukemun Fatally Injured. CKDAB RAWPS, Sept. 22.— Charles G. JBeckley, a Milwaukee brakeinan, who was run down by a switch engine in the Milwaukee yards at Marion and had one limb nud the abdomen terribly mangled, died at the hospital from the effects of the injuries. Meyers, a pf Sept, 88.— Fred the tege, tWe city, Committed suicide by » .revolver, through je DCS Moines dispatch: The returns from the assessorial districts, in DCS Moines. show that thirty-five stores are selling cigarettes, and therefore, are liable to the S300 mulct tax fixed by the last legislature. Many of tlie dealers are determined not to pay the tax. having been instructed by the American Tobacco Company to ignore the law. The company proposes to test the constitutionality of the law. At Indianola recently Ira Stubbs was sentenced to two and a half years in the Fort Madison penitentiary, and W. P. Bishop was sentenced to nine months in the county jail and was fined §300. The men were convicted of the crime of obtaining money under false pretenses from Philip Pilmer. livinguear Avon. They securedu loan from him by giving a mortgage on certain Wopdbury county laud which was washed into the Missouri river and to which they had no title. The Botna Valley State Bank, at Hastings, was robbed a few days ago by cracksmen, who blew the safe to pieces. The robbers secured S2,135 and escaped with their booty. That they did not get away with more was due to the fact that they were disturbed while picking out the money from the debris of the safe. Investigation showed that the safe door had been drilled in six different places and a heavy charge exploded in each place. The safe was literally blown to atoms, part of it being driven clear through the vault door. The money secured by the robbers consisted of 81,480 in currency and 5fG65 in silver done up in sacks. G. Brownell, who heard the report and went to investigate was knocked down, gagged and bound. Messrs. F. W. Powers and H. Egbert, the special committee appointed by overnor Shaw to go to Jacksonville, Via-., and inspect the condition of the Iowa volunteers at Camp Cuba Libre, have filed their report with the governor. The committee found the conditions surrounding the Fiftieth fairly good. Some criticisms were made, but on the whole no serious cause for complaint is found. The Forty-ninth regiment is found to be in pood shape, with conditions being constantly improved. There is nothing to cause alarm in the outlook for the future,,aecor(]ing to .the committee. Conditions which caused sickness at the outset have been abolished and the passing of uncertainty as to the future of the regiment, the committee says, has put the men in better shape to resist disease. The work of the officers in command is highly commended. Guthrie Center dispatch: Isaac Fitu, living about three miles from Yale, shot and killed his brother-in- law, James McClellen. Fit/ had loaded a hog- in his wagon to take to Yale. McClellen came into his yard on horsc« back. They had words over an old fond. Fitv. went to his house, got a gun and shot McClellen, then went to Yale, sold his hog;, returned, loaded into his wagon the body and drove six miles to the home, of McClollen. Ho went into the house and told his sister he had killed her husband. Ho unloaded the body and put up the horse ol McClelten's which he led. He then started home, stopped at the first house and told them to go over to McClellen's and take care of Jiis sister, as he had killed her husband. A coroner's jury found him guilty of murder, and he is now in jail at Guthrie Center. Both men are about 35 years old and each has a wife and one child. t Fitz is not very bright, and is rough in his de meanor. This is the first murder ever committed in Guthrie county, The members.of thcFiftieth Iowa have left Camp McKinley and gone to their homes to remain until the 28th of October, at which time they will return to Des Moines to be mustered out, unless events shftH make th>8 unwise. Prake University, of 'Des Moines, recently received a check for»30,000 frow ex.Gove.rnor F. M. Prake. 01 Alger 8*ft Report* to War Department Were Untru*. K.\OXVII,T,E, Tenn., Sept. 22.— The secretary of war inspected Camp Poland and reviewed the enlisted men encamped there. He made a speech to the commanding officers at Gen. Mc- Kec's headquarters, in which he fixed the blame for the sickness in the different camps throughout the eon n try on the commanding officers. He said: "I want to sny that had the war department been acquainted with the londitious said to have existed nt Chiehamnugn. the troops there would liave been moved long before they were. We received only good reports it Washington from the commanding officers, and it was supposed that the outside reports were exaggerated. J'he commanders of camps are responsible for the condition of their camps. and if the hospital and sanitary condi- ions are. bad. the commanding officer ntiht answer for it. The war department hns been and is ready to supply he demands of the troops for medi- ines and sustenance, and there is no eason why conditions other than the. i-st possible should exist.'' LKXI.VOTOX. Ky.. .Sept. 22. — At a oon- ereiicc between .Secretary Alger. j Quartermaster General Ludington, Surgeon General Stern berg and Generals Hamilton. Smiger and Waites. Sanger said the manner in which the division hospital hail been conducted had been a disgrace to the service. .Sternbei-fr said medical men failing to do their duty should lnive been reported. Gen. Waites said neglect of quartermasters to furnish supplies was criminal. When in Chickamauga he gave continuedly requisitions which were not honored. Pointing at Quartermaster Ludington, Gen. Waites said: "These men caunot say it was somebody else's fault It was the fault of Quartermaster Lee and it was the fault of Quartermaster Ludington, who is standing right there/' Ludington made no reply to Gen. Waites. as Stern berg had done to .Sansrer. WAR DEPARTMENT INQUIRY, CHINESE EMPEROR RESIGNS. tnitlnl Meeting Held fit the White Honge —Dodge j» Chairman. WASHINGTON, Sept. 26.—The commission to investigate the conduct of the war during the recent conflict with Spain had the initial meeting in the office of President McKinley at the white house. There were eight members present and it was announced that Dr. Phineas S. Conner, of Cincinnati, would complete the commission. The eight present were: Major (ien- eral Grenville M. Dodge, Iowa; Colonel J. A. Sexton. Illinois; Captain E. P. Howell, Georgia: Major General J. M. Wilson, chief of engineers, U. S. A.; Charles Uenby, Indiana, late minister to China: ex-Governor Urban A. Woodbury, Vermont; ex-Governor James A. Heaver, Pennsylvania; Major General II. MeD. McCook. of the army ;retired). The commission spent an liour and a half with the president, who told them that if they should lave any difficulty in securing the attendance of witnesses or in obtain- ng access to papers thought to be essential to their labors to bring the natter to his attention and he would 10 all in his power to overcome the liffieulty. He wanted the commission o go to the bottom of the subject in 11 cases and proceed without fear or nvor. The commission left the president to go to the room assigned it in the war department. Organization was effected by the election of Grenville M. Dodge as chairman, Rieha.r.l Wightman as secretary and •Major- Mills as military rccor.ier. AFTER HOME RULE. MUST GET OUT. to That KJTect Sent to Spaniards in Cuba. WASHINGTON, Sept. 24.—A very peremptory message of instructions has bt-en sent to the Cuban military commission and by them made the basis of a note to the Spanish commissioners. The authorities at AVashington will not make public the terms of the note, but its general tenor is tJiat the United States will not be satisfied with any further delay in- the evacuation of Cuba. Jt is to the effect'that the terms of the protocol called for immediate evacuation of Cuba and that Spanish sovereignty must be relinquished. The American commissioners have been informed that the evacuation of Cuba caunot be delayed. RUSSIA WINS ACSAIN. Secures Big Concessions From the Chinese Government. LONDON, Sept. 23.—A Hong Kong special purports to give details of a secret convention signed at Pekin March 27. It appears that Hsu-Ynig, K'Ouol, of the Chinese foreign office, thereby concluded an agreement at St. Petersburg by which China ceded Port Arthur and Ta-Lein-AVan, stipulating that only Russian and Chinese warships ma v enter or dock at Port Arthur. Russia, it also appears, gets executive use of the inner harbor of Ta-Lein-Wan, sole administration of the ceded territory, and a tract of land north of Ta-Leiii-Wan is desig-natedjis a buffer belt. Spaniards Must Hurry, AVASHINGTON, Sept. 26.—It is said the president upon the receipt, of information, from Havana, that the Spaniards claim thev cannot begin the evacuation or Cii'Ja tin tne OT .November ana that it cannot be completed before the 28th of F,eJjr.ii(iL>y, wir.ed-. the commissioners that the evacuation must begin by October 15th and be completed by December 31. American Peace Commission. LIVKKPOOI,, Sept. 26.—The United States peace commissioners landed Saturday morning from the Campania. They all are in good health, refreshed by the voyage for the work in store for them. They proceeded at once to London, from which place they left today for Paris, arriving- there this evening. hlo's Lieutenant* Arrive In Sun l'-raiic:invo. SAN FKAM.-ISUO. Sept. 24.—The United States transport China has arrived from Manila, via Hong Kong, Xngas- aki and Kobe. She brought with her as passengers two representatives of the provisional government of tho Philippines, who are en route to AVash- ington to plead with President McKinley for the independence of the islands, after which they will probably proceed to Paris to appear before the peace commission. The Filipinos are Fillipe Agoncillo and .lose Lopez, the fonner being Aguinaldo's chief emissary. In an interview with an Associated Press correspondent he said the insurgents fully expected to be allowed to govern themselves, and even hinted that .some sort of agreement had been made with United States Consul AV'ildman regarding the outcome of the war made by the insurgents against Spain, but what the terms were Agoucillo would not state. He said he expected definite instructions from Aguinaldo by cable, but diplomatically refused to o'-ive the slightest hint of any he inig'ht have already received. .The Filipinos are shrewd and speak English fluently. Itrltlsli Naval Demonstration. WKI-HAI-WEI, Sept. 20.—The British battleship Centurion, the flagship of the British fleet in Chinese waters, sailed suddenly under sealed orders, accompanied by several other vessels of the squadron. It is supposed the destination is Ta-TCu, at the entrance of the river leading to Tien-Tsin, the port of Pekin, for the purpose of making a naval demonstration there. Esterha/ey Wrote the Bordereau. LONDON. Sept. 26.—In an interview Count Esterhazey confessed that he was the author of the famous Dreyfus bordereau, which he wrote "at the request of Col. Sandherr, now dead." Japan Borrows Fifty Millions. YOKOHAMA, Sept. 23.—It is understood that the Japanese government had decided to negotiate a loan of fifty million dollars. JIKEVITIKS. botrnger Km press I'-orce* Him to Gift Up the Rein* of Government. PEKIN, Sept. 23.—An imperial edict just issued announces that the emperor of China has resigned his power to the dowager empress., who has ordered the ministers to report to her in future their official reports. It is difficult to obtain reliable information at the palace in regard to the proceedings, but the recent reformatory edicts probably caused the change. AVhile the emperor was subservient und a mere figurehead, the dowager empress permitted him to remain in peace, but so soon as he attempted to act on his own initiative, his practical deposition was the result. His principal adviser, Kang Yumoi, the Cantonese reformer, fled in spite of the vigorous attempts made to arrest him, and it is said he is now on his way to Shanghai. The effect of the change must be great. In all probability Li Hung Chang will be reinstated in power and Russian influence will increase. The hopes of reform so ardently cherished by the are now impossible of fulfillment. The suddenness of the coup is said to be due to the desire of the dowager empress to prevent the mission of Marquis Ito from being successful. The Japanese statesman recently came to Pekin with the object of trying to bring about an alliance, offensive and defensive, between Japan and China. The new order of things will undoubtedly prejudice British interests in China. BROWNSVILLE, p a ., Sept. 24_<. ty men were entombed in the mine of ~ a quarter of a mile below town result of an explosion of by another explosion of tire damn the number entombed all MISS WINNIE DAVIS IS DEAD. "JJniijjIitcr of Hie Confederacy" Y'leliln to Long illness. NAIIHAGANSETT PIKH, R. I., Sept. 19. -Winnie Davis, "daughter of the confederacy/' is dead. After weeks of suffering, at times of the most intense nature, she passed away at noon yesterday at the Rockingham hotel, where she had beeii under skilled medical treatment and the loving care of her grief-stricken mother since the middle of last month, when her illness reached the acute stage and first aroused fears for her recovery. Miss Davis came to Xarragansett Pier at the opening of the social season, and for a time took her accustomed place as one of the leaders in the festivities common to summer resorts. Her health had been gradually undermined, though, and she was compelled to take to her bed a little over a, month ago. For a time the exact nature of her ailment puzzled *'"• attending physicians, but two were taken out by rescuing pj eept eight, who were killed" and three more or less hurt. The" plosion is said to have been caused?" the loosening of a large block of CO J which opened a pocket of gas - mediately following the explosio ^ gas there was a second explosion n) fire damp. There were seventy m at work in the mine at the time of n" disaster, and a.t first it seemed an im" possibility for the men in the cntriel 0 and 10, where the explosion occurred ' to escape. Four men managed to creen out, and'the others, with the exception of those caught by falling coal, e seat>ed by traversing a mile and a half of underground passages. OUR PEACE COMMISSION. Will Not Want for Anything While h, I'nrlg—Illg Fees. WASHINGTON, Sept. 24.—The peace commissioners and their secretaries and attaches will not laek for pocket money. Funds to the amount of 8251) is understood, have been deposited to the credit of Judge Day | n one of the Paris banks, and he has unlimited authority to draw more if tliat is not sufficient. It is estimated Hint the expense of the commission will bo about $1,000 a day. H is learnocl tliat each of the commissio:ier,s,wUl bs allowed $150 a day; Secretary Moore will be allowed 875; Assistant) Secretary MacArthur. $50; and the minor attaches, numbering eleven, will be well provided for. Of the commissioners only- two will receive salaries for their services, others being already on the pin- roll of Uncle Sam. Commissioners Day and Reid are ti receive a fee of $35,000 each and Secretary Moore will receive $20,000. the weeks ago it was diagnosed as malarial gastritis. In the circles of her intimates, how.evcr, deep-seated grief over the demise of her father is held mainly accountable for her untimely passing awav. Gen. AugiiKtl Arrives in Spain. MADmn, Sept.'33.—General August!, the former captain general of the Philippine islands, has arrived at Victoria, about thirty miles south of Bilboa. It is said that he looks ill and is reticent concerning the recent happenings at Manila. The general, however, admitted that he had contemplated surrendering before the capitulation actually took place. He expressed the hope the supreme court would pass judgment on his conduct. this amount W4,000 is to complete an endowment of $3$,ooo fpr the Mary J. chair, and the remainder j s to credited to the general fund. Governor Drake's now exceed to the falls on McKinley. AA'AsiiiNGTON, Sept. 2,'!.—Colonel AVil- liam Jennings Bryan, of the Third Nebraska volunteers, and Governor Holeomb, of Nebraska, and Representative Stark, of the .same state, called on the president and urged that the siok of the Third regiment or those who have peculiar calls upon them be mustered out. The president made no positive promise. It IB Now Huron Cur/on. LONDON, Sept. 24.—It is officially announced that the Hon. Ceo. N. Cur/on, until recently parliamentary secretary for the foreign office, who is to succeed the Earl of Klgin as viceroy of India, has been elevated to the peerage as Baron Ctirzon of Kedelston. The Russian soldiers in variably wash and dress with extra care betore a,battle, as they believe physical cleanliness to play an important part in helping- them to ent,er heaven. A horse, railroad, about a mile in length, accommodates the residents of a suburb of San Francisco. The grade is about three an fl a j, a ]j p er oen j. horse draw* the car and passengers up lull; the car descends of its own grav^ Hy, and carries the horse on Me rear The ascent is miles »n hour; of the, car. wade at the va,te of the depart averages at the ~ 1 "~ »8 ftpur. '* ot jo General Law ton reported to the war department a few days ago that all but eight of the Spanish prisoners have been shipped from Santiago to Spain. The latter are down with yellow fever. President McKinley has taken up the question of relaxing the service rules so as to open more places for political appointment, and it is expected be will soon issue an order making a large number of places open to appointment by heads of departments. Havana advice say that preparations have been made by the American evacuation commission to take immediate possession of Baliia Honda, west of Havana on the north coast, and Jucaro, far east on the south coast, according to an agreement with the Spanish commission and Captain General Blanco. AVushington dispatch: Five regiments now at San Francisco have been ordered- to Manila. Arrangenments for transportation is to be made at once, They include the Filly-first Iowa, Twentieth Kansas, First Tennessee, First AVashington and a detachment of the First Oregon. It was stated at the quartermaster general's department that the returning transports which have been to Manila on one trip will be used to take the troops now at San Francisco to the Philippines. Two of these steamers are expected to arrive in a .day or two. Other steamers now on their way will be sent back as soon as loaded with troops. Tne sultan has ordered Djevad Pasha, the military commander in Crete, to accede to the demands of the British admiral, Gerard Henry Noel, for disarmament, thus complying with the whole ultimatum of the admiral. A British military detachment has occupied the entrance to the fort, and it is rumored that the Ottoman troops will be withdrawn and a British force will occupy the tow». Among ( the prison- erf already h«»Rded over to Adiniral nJ/lAl a vtn 4v«rA i«lt *-t ft *»A n*m«3 1 4- -»»1 ,1 j.i_ * are two who are credited with be* ing' ripgjeidjwa i« the »tt»<?k pn the Srtyieb, ImprovenieiitB In the Patent I,aw. DKS MOINKH, Sept. :.'ii.—In view of the fact that the president has appointed a commission to amend the laws concerning patents, trade-marks and commercial names and that the commissioners publicly will, for suggestions in the matter it is n. tit subject for public discussion. In the interests o.f inventors and through them to the publio would it not be well to repeal Sec. 4902, of the revised statutes, and also that part of Sec. 40:U that demands a fee of $10 for filing a caveat'? Between 1830 and -July 1, '98. the caveats filed (1.03,137) brought a revenue of $1,031.300.00 to help swell the surplus of about five millions that inventors have paid into the U. S. patent office. A caveat is presumed to afford protection for one year. If an application conflicting therewith is filed the ca- veator will be obliged to file a complete application within three months from official call therefor, provided such caveat is not overlooked or misunderstood. If there is no caveat filed the inventor has two years within which to file an application. Is such law in the interests of inventors in view of the fact 'that Sec. -1S80 allows two years time for filing an application from the time of the completion and public use of an invention, and the further fact that an application may now be filed complete in every respect, excepting the payment of the $10 filipg fee and record evidence \A'i!l;be protection for a year excepting that it will not be, subject to examination like a- caveat? A caveat does not guarantee a patent and if a, contest for priority arises the issue must be tried in the same manner Uiatall interference cases must be disposed of. Therefor unless it is the purpose to make inventors pay $10 for each caveat filed, to increase the millions of surplus they have already paid for the transaction of their business in the U. S. patent office, would it not be better to abolish the caveat system 'of'-pVovisional-'pr-ote.ctipn? THOMAS G. ORWIG, Solicitor of Patents. Otis Allen, the father of the assistant secretary of the navy, has just celebrated his ninetieth birthday in Lowell, Mass. ' A brave man will be brave even in the hour of defeat. Among the Spanish prisoners rescued at Santiago by the Iowa was Lieutenant Luis Fajardo y Pinzon, of $he Vizcaya. His left arm was shattered. With slight assistance he crept up the ladder leading to the Joyya's deck, and there, proudly drawing himself erect at attention, he saluted the victorious °$m$ wHU.his right hand, while hie left »vm hung at his side by a shr«d of muscle. YELLOW FEVER IN HAVANA. Twenty-two Dentils Have Occurred—]-;ij;ht Thousand Patients 111 HoHpitalH. NEW YORK. Sept. 24.—The World's Havana special says: "Of 8,000 patients in the Havana hospitals, forty- three are suffering from yellow fever' of the most dangerous type, deaths averaging three a day in the hospitals. The number of cases outside of .the hospitals is unknown, but 1.2C>3 persons have died since September 1, '):?n of them from fevers of various kinds. Twenty-two deaths from yellow fever have been officially reporte'd. Reports of cases of yellow fever among foreigners show that the Americans und British and French subjects have been attacked." Cervera .Reaches M»<lrid. MADRID, Sept. 23.—Admiral Cervera has arrived in Madrid. In an interview the admiral said he had a clear conscience regarding Santiago. Nations, he said, grew great by their victories and not by their defeats, however glorious they might be. Spain had lived in a dream, and now she had to face a reality. The admiral added that his warships were not destroyed in battle, but by fire. Escorted by a G. A. It. Delegation. 2?AKKAGA.N8KTT PlEK, II. I., Sept. 24. —The body of the late "Winnie Davis. "Daughter of the Confederacy," WHS taken in charge by the G. A. R., who. escorted the remains from the hotel to the train. The action on the part of the Grand Army men pays u high tribute to the dead, besides cementing the ties which binds the north ; and south more closely together. Opposition to Roosevelt. WASHINGTON, Sept.. 24.—The oppo nehts of Colonel Roosevelt, who is about to be nominated for governor, have raised the issue that he is not a resident of New York, bavins- made several affidavits recently that be w»,s a resident of Washington. Chilli Sends Ultimatum to Argentine. BUKNOS AyiiES, Sept. 33.—El Tierabo says Chili has given Argentina five days in which to accept the unrestricted arbitration of the boundary dispute. between the two countries. Japan Favors I'eaee 1'rujcct. YOKOHAMA. Sept.. 23.--The. Japanese government has replied to the exars circular proposing universal disarmament, expressing approval of the plan and promising to sunoort it. Peaco CuiunilsHionvrg J\lm>t October ], PAJUS, Sept. 23.--The minister uf foreign affairs has offered the £ftu«e commissioners the use of the foreign office for their meetings, which commence October 1st. Agree Upon Arbitration. BUKNOS AYBKS, Sept. 25.—An agreement between Chili and Argentina to submit the boundary disputes between the two countries to arbitration has been signed. Winnie Davis Laid to Rent. RICHMOND, Sept. 2,1— The remains ol Miss Winnie Davis were laW to rest, with impressive ceremonies, in tlu- cemetery here. > The famous rich man of ancient times, Croesus, is calculated to have possessed about $20,000,000. The man who can say "yes" k and "no" at the right time has the greate.s(; coinma/iui of language. Jn the chief cities of Japan several of the streets are devoted to the sale of pertain lines of merchandise. In one street you will find nothing on sa}e but wooden, shoes; another is devoted exclusively to wooden and willow ware; another to paper lanterns, while one street resembles a forest of bamboo, where the thousands of bamboo ar$i«les are sold. 1

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