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Secession Is a Hindrance to Treaty
Between the United States
Journal Special Servio*.
Havana, Cuba, Nov. 15.The resi
dents of the Isle of Pines have issued
a declaration of independence from
Cuba and organized a new government
as a United States territory. A dele
Kate to congress will be sent to Wash
ington in order to have questions af
fecting the future of the island dis
cussed before the house of representa-,
tives, ignoring Cuban authority.
Mass meetings have been held under
the name of territorial conventions and
officials were appointed to fill all posi
tions except those that must he named
bv the president under the constitution
of the United States. The first officers
of the new territory are: Secretary of
state, T. B. Anderson treasurer, James
M. Steere delegate to congress, M. C.
Byan chief -|ustice, A. T. Friese sher
iff, David B. Wall.
The convention divided the island
into five districts and ordered* election*
to be held yesterday to select members
of the legislature, which is to convene
next week, tax assessors and collectors.
One ticket was named in each district,
the only political question being to
keep the island under the stars and
The election is proceeding in an order
ly manner under forms of law, the men
on the different tickets announcing that
they wffl take office immediately with
out regard to those serving under the
Notice Sent to Roosejpflt.
The first official notice is contained
in this letter:
"Nueva Gerona, Isle of Pines, Nov.
14.Theodore Eoosevelt, President.
WashingtonDear Sir: The people of
this island, havinb purchased homes un
der the treaty of Paris believing it was
United States territory, and ha-vinjr
waited more than three years for recog
nition of their rights as American Citl
ztens, fearing a continuation of these
conditions and feeling alarm at the con
dition of Cuba durmg^fie coming elec- fi** principles clearly set forth
tin, mi7 taitAti ^rfiTiTniTiBw RIMM for i have said time and time again that 1 have taken preliminary steps for
the establishment of a territorial gov
ernment under the constitution of the
"United States. We believe this the prop
er step for us to take and the most
effective way to receive justice and
equity from our national law-making
body. We also rely upon you, our pres
ident, for a square deal. We trust our
action will meet your approval.T. B.
Anderso n, chairman -territorial co
i Only One Dissenter.
This action by the convention repre
sents the opinion of practically the
entire population of the Isle of Pmes,
At the meeting there was one voice
raised against the action taken. That
was by a man who expressed fear of
the results, asserting that all are liable
to punishment under Cuban laws.
Tfully one-third of those now living
on the island are American citizens.
There has been a steady immigration
from the United States, while many na
tives have left there since the Spanish
war, coming to Cuba. About half the
natives remaining live in the little town
of Nueva Gerona. Their inclination is
said to be to have the island belong to
the United States. Their opposition
to the administration was shown by
the fact that at all primaries practical
ly all inscribed themselves as liberals.
Fomented by Americans.
The movement to sever relations with
Cuba was fomented by the American
club, an organization including most of
the substantial citizens of the island.
Sixty members of the club met last
Monday, declared themselves a terri
torial convention and took steps to or
ganize a government
taken until Saturday.
More than 200 persons gathered at
A large number of American women
are living on the island and they loudly
applaud the sentiment uttered repeat
edly" by tlie chairman, that after the
Isle of Pines had become United States
territory none had a right to sell it to
another country. Elihu Boot, General
Leonard Wood and others concerned
having the Cuban banner raised were
denounced. It was decided to have a
legislature of eleven men, two from
each district and one delegate-at-large,
r. Bamidall receivi ng the nomination
for that office.
The Chief Landholder.
"It was like an old-style southern
mass meeting, all enthusiasm," said S.
H. Pearcy today. Mr. Pearcy is vice
president of the" Isle of Pines company,
which controls 150,000 acres out of a
total of about 700,000 on the island. He
came here to arrange a big deal involv
ing the starting of a new city on a fine
port on the south coast and building a
railroad thru the island.
r. Pearcy xs one of the stronge st
advocates that the island must remain
part of the United States. He is test
ing the question in the courts, having
sent 20,000 cigars to New York, his
contention being that the government
could not seize these as being more than
the law permits, as they are not from a
Fighting for Justice.
"We are fighting for justice," he
continued. "Wood sold us out, lock,
stock and barrel, for two coaling sta
tions, after he has assured us the isl
and would be retained by the United
States. Cuba's only interest in the isl
and is to afford snug berths for a few
officials. There are about twelve of
fices thereon, all filled by carpet-bag
gers, as no native has one. The Cuban
government has collected taxes and not
spent 5 cents except for salaries.
"We were pleased when Cuba got
her freedom, but -we do not -wish to link
our destinies wrtn hers. We claim the
rights which were guaranteed us. We
Continued on 2d Page, 2d Column.
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ISLE OF PINES SECEDES AND
RAISES THE AMERICAN FLAG
By W. W. Jertnane.
Washington, Nov. 15.The president
is not in sympathy with the idea that
rate legislation, after his plan, will
mean a reduction of wages of railway
employees, and he so informed the dele
gation that called upon him yesterday.
It is well known to the president, as
it is to many others, that a part of the
railway plata of campaign against the
president's program is the working up
of sentiment, more or less artificial,
against that program. The delegation
which visited the White House yester
day is a sample of what that sentiment
is, or can be made to toe. Dunns the
Bummer and fall, the railways have been
busy with boards of trade and chambers
of commerce all over the country, more
particularly at the big terminal points,
and these nave gone on record in many
instances in opposition to the Esch
Townse nd bill
NO LOWER WAGES IN
RATE REFORM PLAN
President Does Not Agree with Those Who
See a Menace to R. R. Employees In
His Efforts for Federal Control.
Purpose or Railroads.
It is the purpose of the railways to
spring a full statement of these resolu
tions, etc., upon the senate committee
on interstate commerce when the com
mittee gets together here on the twenty
first inst., aha claim that the showing
indicates a radical change of sentiment
in the country and a state of the pub
lic mind making the proposed legisla
Addressing: the railroad employees'
representatives yesterday, the president
"There has been comparatively lit
tle complaint to me of the railroad rates
being as a whole too high. The most
serious complaints that have been made
to me have been of improper discrimina
tion in railroad rates. For instance,
in two recent cases affecting great cor
porations, the complaints that have
been made to me have been that they
nave been too low as regards certain
big shippers, the complaint in both
these cases is about the differential, the
difference of treatment of two users of
the railways, the difference in favor of
one set of snippers as against another
set of shippers. Whether this is just
or not, I am not prepared to say.
"If yon will look at my Raleigh
speech and my recent utterances you
would not tolerate for -one moment an
injustice to a railway, any more than I
would tolerate an iniustice by a rail
way. I have said time and again that
I would remove any public official who
would yield to popular clamor against
a railroadt no matter how popular that
clamor might be, ."just as soon as I
would remove a public official who
$15,000 BALM FOR
Chicago Girl Gets Big Verdict
Against Man She Said
Chicago, Nov. 15.A jury today re
turned a verdiot of $15,000 favor of
Miss Mabel Beland against John O 'Neil
a former alderman an prominent con
tractor, for breach of promise of mar
riage. Miss Beland was for several
years an inmate of O'Neil's home, and
continued to reside there as his house
keeper after the divorce of Mrs. O'Neil
from her husband. She brought suit,
declaring that O'Neil had promised to
marry her, and demanded $50,000 for
his failure to adhere to the contract
she asserted he had made with her.
O 'Neil denied the charge absolutely and
fought the case with every resource irf
By W. W. Jermane.
Washington, Nov. 15.Minister
Christian Hauge today aitaounced that
cable advices received by him last night
from Norwegian official sources indi
cate that the affirmative vote in the re
Cent election, to determine Norwegian
sentiment as to the succession of Prince
Karl, aggregated 253,936, and the Neg
ative vote 67,5554. The total number
entitled to vote at the last election was
BONUSES BY CITIES
ILLEGAL IN INDIANA
would render that railway an improper
service at the expense of the people.
"But I have said there must be a
proper advisory power exercised by the
over the railways. Indeed,
would like it exercised to a much
greater extent than I have any idea
of pressing at the moment. For inney
stance, I would like to have it exer
cised the matter of overcapitaliza
tion. I am convinced that the 'wage
fund' would be larger if there was nobut
fictitious capital upon which dividends
had to be paid.
Not Hostile to 'Wealth.
I need hardly say that this does
not mean hostility to wealth. If yon
gentlemen here in whom I believe so
strongly were all a unit in demanding
that some improper action should be
taken against certain men of wealth,
then, no matter -whether I did or did
not like those same men of wealth, I
would defend them against you, no mat
ter how much I cared for you, and in
so doing I would really be acting in
your own interests. I would be false
to your interest if I failed to do justice
to the capitalist as much as the wage
"But I shall act against the abuses
of wealth just as against all other
abuses. The outcry against rate legis
lation is of much the same character as
I encountered when I was engaged in
putting thru that car-coupling business,
or endeavoring to secure certain
legislation in which you all have been
interested, such as the employers' lia
"Most certainly I will join with you
in resisting to tne utmost any move
ment to hurt or damage any railroads
which act decently, for I would hold
that such damage was not merely to
the capitalist, not merely to the wage
worker engaged on the railroads, but
to all the country.
Just and Equal Treatment.
"My aim is to secure the iust and
equal treatment of the public oy those
(I trust and believe a limited number)
-who do not want to gi ve it just as nmeh
as by the larger number who do want
to give it. All I want in any rate legis
lation is to give the government an effi
cient supervisory power, which shall be
exercised as scrupulously to prevent in
justice to the railways as to prevent
their doing injustice to the public.
"Our endeavor is to see that those
big railway men and big shippers who
are not responsive to the demands of
justice are required to do what their
fellows who are responsive to the de
mands of justice would be glad to do
of their own accord."
PURSUED BY DISASTER
Albany Company Suffers First by Crash,
Then by Fire.
Albany N Nov 15 Fire today de
stroyed the stocK to on ol the temporary
stores opened by the John G. Myers
company after the collapse of their build
ing last August, when thirteen persons
were killed fend thirty Injured. The
Myers people say their loss will probably
exceed $250,000. The Btodt Is nellevea to
have been fully Insured.
During the trial it was shown by the
A recess was evidence that O'Neil and Miss Beland
had taken trips to Marquette, Mich.,
and other places in the northwest.
YOTED FOR MONARCHY
Journal Special Service. f
Indianapolis, Nov. 15.By a decision
of the appellate court Indiana cities will A
be prevented from giving bonuses to $
manufacturing companies for locating
factories, the court holding that a city
has no right to take money raised by
taxation and devote^ it to such pur
The court says that the benefit result
ing to a town by the establishment of
factories is not different in kind from
the benefit arising from the establish
ment and operation of grocery stores.
The manufacturer^ merchant, mechanic
and laborer are equal promoters of the
mblic good and equally entitled to pub
aid. No line can be drawn in favor
of one of them to the exclusion of the
WOK STOPPED ON BUILDING.
Speoial to The Journal.
Deadwood, S. Nov. 16 An order has
come from Washington to stop -work on
the government building in this city. The
building is completed t$ the Mttom of
the third story.
WEDNESDAY EVENING^OVEMBER 15, 1905.
of the finam
THE SON QUOTES C7AR
New York Pap er Questions Hi
Utility as a. Watchdog of
New York, Nov. 15.The New York
Sun this .morning devotes its leading
editorial'TO Bepresentative Tawney ox
Minnesota and the report that he is to
be chairman of the house committee on
appropriations. The editorial is headed
with Tawney's name, and its purpose
is to show that the Winona congress
man, while a man of points in most re
spects, went wrong in the debates in
the last session of congress on the ques
tion of constructive mileage when the
members were trying to vote themselves
mileage which theyTmd not earned.
Sun's editoriael begis itheh tis -wa
Again learnnof postoyThe-
teofflcial activity of Speaker Cannon
that is, ex-Speaker Cannon. Uncom
fortable questions concerning the suc
cession to Mr. Hemenway as chairman
of appropriations are to bev
importing into that committe talent not
connected with it hitherto, in the per
son of James A. Tawney of Min
nesota. In the last congress Mr. Taw
was fourth on the committee on
ways and means, second on insular af
fairs, and chairman of industrial arts
and expositions. He is no great talker,
he is a hard worker and a forceful
individual. A The gentleman from Minnesota, for
what will be the most important post
on any committee in- a house impelled
to economy by he existence of a.
marked deficiency the revenues, is
highly flattering. Nevertheless, when it
comes to considering a new watchdog
of the treasury. We turn instinctively
to the candidate's record in the un
pleasant little matter of constructive
Then the Sun proceeds to quote ex
tensively from the Congressional Rec
ord reports of Mr. Tawney's speeches
in defense of the proposed mileage
Sultan's Failure lo Respond Will
Be Fallowed Promptly by
Paris, Nov. 15.It is said in official
quarters her that the ambassadors of
the powers will present an ultinfatum
to Turkey today as 4 be*last diplomatic
move before making a naval demon
The, powers have also agreed that
their warships shall begin to Tendez-
_J. ^IQreece, early next
B^tVers, first, the e
plan, for the"this
"years of the terms
agents "appointed by
i on Behalf of the
the present' intention of the
powers to make a demonstration against
the island of Mylilene similar to the
French demonstration of 1901.
LEHMAN'S BODY FOUND.
Green Bay, Wis., Nov. 15Antoine
Lehman, 83 years of age, was found dead
In a stone quarry near Preble. He dis
appeared Oct. 18.
A Special Review
On. Pages x6 and 17.
ABVAN^DT^ THE BAJJ.
*Tt With excellent interference.
New Tork, Nov. 15.Former Govern
or B. B. Odell, Jr., today requested
Chairman Armstrong of the insurance
investigating committee to call him be
fore the commission and give him anto
opportunity to testify under oath in re
ply to the testimony of James Hazen
Hyde before the committee.
Mr. Hyde, as a witness before the
Armstrong insurance investigating
committee, practically accused former
Governor Benjamin B. Odell of black
mailing the Mercantile Trust company
out of $75,000, as a settlement of a suit
brought by WITH to recover- losses he
made an investment the bonds of
the United States Shipbuilding com
Mr. Hyde proved to be the most im
portant witness yet examined by the
legislative committee. He charged:
FirstThat E. H. Harriman told him
the Mercantile Trust compan y, which
was owned by the Equitable Life, had
better settle Odell's suit, otherwise a
Roosevelt. Harriman, Schiff and Sena
tor Depew did all they/could, he said, to
further this plan. "He was attracted
by the idea and after they had made
all the preliminary moves he went to
Washington and saw the president at
hte "White House. The ambassador
ship sought was not given him.
Knifed by Alleged Friends.
FifthThat Harriman and Frick,
while pretending to be his friends in
his fight with James W. Alexander,
OPENING FOR ROOSEVELT
President May Talk Football Reform to
u,uiugi uu Nov. 15 President
Roosevelt may embrace the opportuni
ty further to extend his personal influ
ence abolishing unnecessary roughness
in football by calling before him the
presidents of nearly twenty state uni
versities "Who axo now in. conference
HWMimmmwMMiiiiHii mmMUMWiiHWHnmwHiMMMimiMimmMmi www
ODELL, ACCUSED BY
HYDE, WILL REPLY
Former Governor of New York Is Branded
a Blackmailer and Will Be an
bill might be put thru the legislature
repealing the Mercantile charter. As a
result of this threat Bainbridge Colby,
counsel for the Mercantile, advised its
officers to pay Odell $75,000. Odell who
was then governor of the state, took the
money, but did not turn over to the
trust company the shipbuilding bonds
on! which he based his suit. He sub
sequently sold these securities and recontrol
tained the proceeds.
Bill to Annul Charter.
SecondThat the threat made to re
peal the charter of the Mercantile
Trust company was not z.n empty one.
On March 81, 1904, the late SenatoY
Ambler, one of Odell's hentehmen, in
troduced a bill which, if it had gone
thru, would have annulled the charter
of the Mercantile Trust company. The
$75,000 was paid to Odell in the fall of
the same year.
ThirdThat E. H. Harriman and
Henry C. Frick tried to form a conspir
acy to remove him as a factor in the
Equitable so that they could get pos
session of the society and its $400,000,-
Q00 of assets.
FourthThat Prick's first move in
direction, vas an effort to have him.
appointed an ambassador by President
in rxrr 1 ifiirifiiMrisifiJi
PAIS TONIGHT AND THURSDAY 000.
Miami, nil ,mf MlM
IN GREATEST^ PERIL,
THROWS SOP TO PEASANTS
knifed him in the back, and did every
thing possible to depreciate the value
of his holdings in the Equitable Life
and then made an offer to his lawyers
buy his stock in the society.
SixthThat Henry C. Frick, from
the day he entered the Equitable board
of directors, tried to dominate the so
ciety and created a reign of terror.''
SeventhThat the Equitable's "yel
low dog" fund, maintained in the Mer
cantile Trust company as a loan and
known as the James W. Alexander No.
8 account, was used for three purposes,
namely to settle suits, the purchase of
Equitable stock, and for. political contn
butions. When' this loan was liquidated
last July, Hyde paid out on his private
Hyde Besumes the Stand.
Mr. Hyde was the first witness toda
before the Armstrong committee. II
asked to correct his testimony of yes
terday relative to offers for his stock.
He said he did receive four offers be
sides that of Mr. Ryan. Two of these
came from Mr. Harriman and Mr. Frick.
He was offered $5,000,000 for his entire
holdings and $2,500,000 for half of
them. George Gould also made such
These offers were all declined because
witness did not think one man should
the society. Gage E. Tarbell
made an offer and said he had a syndi
cate *ready to lmy the stock. George
W, Young also offered to buy Mr.
Hyde's stock. These were all'verbal
The largest price offered was $7,000
000 by George W. Young, former presi
dent of the United States Mortgage &
Trust company. Mr. Gould's offer was
The First Big Offer.
"That was in the beginning of the
row," said Hyde. "It must have been
in the beginning of February. The sec
ond offer was made by Mr. Frick a few
moments before the first board meeting
in February, of $5,000,000 for the entire
holdings, or of $2,500,000 for one-half
of the holdings. I declined both of
these offers, as U. not thinly i -was
for the best interest of the society that
1 should tlien- part with my stock, or if
I did -part with it I did not think it for
the best interest of the society that one
individual should control it. I had no
idea of parting with my stock at that
time. I offered to trustee it to the
society for five years. That was at the
beginning of this trouble. I first of
fered to trustee it for five years, and
then afterwards offered it to the soci
ety, to buy it, and then I afterwards
Continued on 2d Page, 4th Column.
Mayor and His Opponent Have
Tally Sheets Taken Before
New York, Nov. 15.Mayor McClel
lan joined with W. R. Hearst today in
requesting that the supreme court grant
the application, for a mandamus to com
pel the production of the original tally
sheets before the board of county can
vassers. The application was granted
as soon as the mayor's request was
made known at the argument before
Justice Amend. Judge Alton B. Par
ker, speaking in behalf of the mayor,
said that Mr. McClellan desired there
should be full opportunity given to have
the will of the voters as expressed on
election day fully and officially ex
Before the mandamus was granted
the board of county canvassers nad re
convened and had adjourned until to
morrow, awaiting the court's action.
BDRTON MUST STAND
TRIAL IN ST. LOUIS
St. Louis, Nov. 15.United States
Circuit Judge Vandeventer today over
ruled the demurrer filed yesterday to
the indictment of United States Senator
Burton of Katofeas.
The trial of Senator Burton, on the
char ge of having us ed his influence he
fore the postoffice department in behalf
of the Rialto Grain & Securities com
pany of St. Louis to prevent the is
suance of a fraud order against the com
pany, is set for beginning on next Mon
ONLY HALF ENOUGH
HEN DEFEND COASTS
Washington, Nov. 15.General Sam
uel M. Mills, chief of artillery, says
that for manning the coast defenses of
the United States a force consisting of
1,754 officers and 41,833 enlisted men is
needed, while the corps has at pfesent
525 officers and 13,744 men! He also
estimated that the installation of fire
control equipment coast artillery will be
General Mills says of the 126 compa
nies of coast artillery forty-seven are
without captains and thirty-seven with
out the prescribed two lieutenants.
These officers are absent on various
duties. He says that it is important
that the coast artillery companies
should be commanded by captains.
MIKADO SUMMONS OTAMA.
Tokio, Nov. 15.Replying to an im
perial message ordering him to speedily
return to Tokio and render personal re-
PQrt of the rece nt -war, Pxeld Marshal
Oyama has named Nov. 25 as the date
of his departure from Manchuria.
The Sunday Journal
Is the Leading Sunday News
paper in the Northwest Be
sore you get it next Sunday.
NEW STRIKE AftSS
AT CZAR'S THRONE
One Hundred Thousand
Work in the Russian
AS NEVER BEFORE
Foreign Warships May Be HUT.
ried to Russ Port and
St. Petersburg, Nov. 15.5:30 p.m.
The Associated Press is informed from
a high source that a ukase will be issued
positively tonight, whereby a large por
tion of the imperial domain, which cov
ers almost a third of European Russia,
and which at present is the property of
the emperor and grand dukes, will be
given to the peasants.
General Strike Begins.
The proletariat of St. Petersburg
has summoned another general
political strike, beginning today
at noon. This action was de
cided upon, late last night lay -the
workmen's strike committee, which now
is completely under the domination of
the social revolutionists, whose leaders
openly proclaim thaftheir ultimate ob
ject is the complete overthrow of the
monarchy and the establishment of a
This also is the real aim of their
brothers, the social democrats of Po
land, but the proclamation issued keeps
this in the background and apparently
supports the popular sympathy for Po
lish autonomy and the indignation
against tne application of the death
sentence being imposed on the Kron
stadt mutineers. The proclamation
"The imperial government continues
to walk over our corpses. It court
martials the bold soldiers and sailors
of Kronstadt whovrose
in defense of
their rights and national freedom. It
encircles weak and oppressed Poland
with the iron rin'g of martial law.
Calls for New Strike.
"The workmen's council calls upon
the revolutionary proletariat of St.
Petersburg to renew the general politi
cal strike which has already dei
strated its dread power in order to 1
brotherly solidarity with the revolution'
ary BOldierB and sailors, as well ae -wrtb.
the-reyolutianory proletariat of Poland.
Let the workmen of St. Petersburg
cease work at noon1
Nov. 15, with the
cries of 'Down with the courtmartial,'
'Down with the death penalty,' 'Down
with martial law in Poland and in all
The committee has appealed to the
strike committees thruout Russia to
join in the movement and has also ap
pealed to the railroad men with the
view to bringing about another general
One of the most potent arguments
used at the meeting or workmen's dele
gates last night was that this ngn^
tne workmen will have their efforts in
behalf of the lives of the mutineers to
increase the sympathy felt for the
workmen's cause and help them to win
over the army and navy to the cause
Some of the delegates who, having the
great question of national economy up
permost in their minds, namely, how to
increase their incomes with diminished
labor, protested that the political strike
would interfere with the fight for am
eight-hour day, but they were rudely
waved aside by the maiority who
claimed that it would be time enough
to deal with economic questions whenv
they had finished with the autocracy.
Railroad Strike Begins.
The strike commenced promptly on
the Baltic and Warsaw railways and it
is announced that all the other lines
will follow suit.
The Finnish railroad men are meeting
to decide whether they, too, will join in
The factories in the industrial dis
tricts beyond the Narva and Moseow
gates have shut down. The Nevsky,
admiralty and Baltic yards, the big
tube works aWd all the cotton and wool
en mills on both sides of the Neva
closed at noon and soon thousands of
workmen were parading in the indus
trial districts, carrying red flags and
forcing those who were reluetitrt to
strike, to join them.
The compositors are said to have de
cided to join the general strike and it
is expected that all the newspapers will 1
again have to suspend publication.
100,000 on Strike. r*jg|
The order for a general strike waa rt
wonderfully successful, almost 100,000
men walking out in? obedience to the
mandate of the strike committee.
The Northern express bound for Paris
remains standing in the station.
At the Safcigalli works ther wag a
fight between strxkers and antistriker s.
dnriWg whieh four men. were killed and
ten were wounded with knives.
The electric lights will be shut off
this evening and the city will again be
in darkness tonight. The car drivers
and cabmen have also been asked to
noin iw the strike.
The suddenness and magnitude of the
movement has terrorized the inhabit
ants, and has caught the government,
unprepared as usual. The streets are a!
ready full of Cossacks, cavalry and in-1
fantry, but the authorities in the face
of such a gigantic revolutionary demon- i
Btration seem to be hesitating over what
course to pursue.
Danger of Slaughter.^
Inasmuch as thousands of arms were
bought and distributed durtnfc the last 1
few days under cover of providing for
defense against the "Black Hundred,"'
the danger of bloodshed on a large seal*
should the troops fire, is greatly in-
The revolutionary leaders boldly
boast that the people are now better
prepared and better armed for a con
flict. Moreover, they assert confidently
that they know positively that the sol
diers of several guard regiments will
refuse to fire upon the people.
The English millowners, at a meet
ing this afternoon, decided to shut down
indefinitely, as it is impossible to at--
tempt to continue work while the pres
ent revolutionary spirit prevails.
At the embassies the situation was
regarded as much mo re serious thaa
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