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The House and Senate Each Pass Strong
Resolutions Declaring for Inter
^Strongest It"Recognizes the Young
The Government of Spain is Directed to
Relinquish its Authority in Cuba
Both houses of congress have had
their say as to what should be done with
Spain and as to what were best for Cu
The* senate resolution passed on Sa
turday the house resolution three days
The majority for each was overwhelm
ing, that of the house being endorsed by
a vote of 322 t» 19, and that ot the sen
ate by p, vote of 67 to 21.
Both declare for armed intervention,
and each seems to make war inevitable.
The senate resolution, however, is
clearer and more independent.
The 110use plan leaves the public in
doubt as to what will be done. It was
prepared by the administration commit
tee and is uncertain and ambiguous in
The senate draft is outspoken and in
capable of misconstruction.
It doesn't leave any loop holes through
which the president may continue his
policy of temporizing and delay.
It is not only for war on account of
Spanish butcheries and the lo&s of the
Maine, but is for independence as well—
independence for a people who have
been struggling for liberty against great
odds for years.
Furthermore makes provision
against any scheme of annexation or con
trol in case the island is eventually freed
from Spanish misiule.
Should it be adopted by the house,
nobody need be in doubt as to where the
country is at.
Spain will either have to back down
at once or take the consequences on sea
as well as on land.
In the House.
The only remarkable thing about the
house resolution was the almost unani
mity with which it was passed
The conduct of the representatives
during the brief discussion, which pre
ceeded the final vote, was not of a char
acter to give dignity to so important an
The few short speeches that were
made failed absolutely to rise even to
the dignity of country lvceum oratory.
Nt a remarkable speech during the en
tire debate, and yet the subject was one
of the greatest that has ever enlisted the
attention of congress.
The Republicans were jealous of any
Democratic advantage and declined ev
en to be fair. A row, 61 course, was the
When the democratic minority report
was offered, it was defeated by a strictly
partisan vote. This report embodied a
resolution for recognition of the Cuban
When the final vote came on the reso
lutions reported by the Republican ma
jority, the Democrats weie manly and
patriotic enough to sink their partisan
ship, forget the animosity of the parlia
mentary struggle, of the day, and give
he resolutions their united vote.
The resolutions as they passed were as
Whereas, The government of Spain
for three years past has been waging
war on tl:e Island of Cuba against a rev
olution by inhabitants•'. thereof without
making any substantial progress toward
the suppression of said revolution, and
has conducted^this warfare in a manner
contrary: to the laws of nations, by
methods inhuman and uncivilized, caus
ing the death by starvation of more
than 200,000 innocent non-combatants,
the victims being for the most part help
less women Jand children, ^inflicting
intolerable injury to the commer
cial interests of the United States, in
volving the destruction of lives and
property of many of our citizens, en
tailing the expenditure of millions of
dollars in patrolling our coasts and pol
icing the high seas iB order to maintain
Whereas, This long series of losses,
injuries and burdens for which Spain is
lesponsible has culminated in the de
struction of the United States battleship
Maine in the harbor of Havana and in
the death of 266 of .our seamen
Resolved, That the president of the
presidentis hereby authorized and direct
to intervene at once to stop the war
in Cuba, to the end and with the purpose
of securing permanent peace and order
there and establishing, by the^free action
of the people thereof, a stable and inde
pendent government of their own in the
Island of Cuba and the president is
hereby authorized and empowered to
use the land and naval forces of the
United States to execute the purpose of
this resolution. */&>fiC Z' ,-?^s
In the Senate.
The struggle in the senate was a battle
For a moment it bordeied on a scene,
similar to that which disgraced the house
proceedings, but it was for a moment
only. Tinie-honored senatorial dignity
came to the rescue.
Arrayed against each other in the three
days' debate were the oratorical giants of
the upper house—on one side Foraker,
Wolcott, Cullom, Mason, Daniel, Davis,
Tuipie, Lodge and Thurston: on the oth
er side, Hale, Burrows, White Haw
ley, Hoar, Spooner and Wellington, with
Hanna and Elkins as backers.
The credit for the adoption of the res
olutions in the form' which recognizes
the independence of Cuba is s^ud to be
due to the brilliant boldness of Senator
Foraker of Ohio.
His victory over the Hanna-Elkins
policy, as given to congress through the
president, was complete.
It only remains for the house to en
dorse it. That done, the president will
never dare to interpose his veto.
The debate as a whole was brilliant.
The speeches were not only eloquent or
atorical efforts, but they constituted at
the same time a careful and thorough
presentation of all the facts and argu
ments for and against the step that was
about to be takep.
The conduct of Senator Davis through
out all the excitement was that of a
calm, conservative and able statesraai.
The vote on the resolutions, when
taken by parties, is interesting.
On the adoption of the Turpie amend
ment to the Davis resolutions, the
amendment which recognizes the Repub
lic of Cuba as the true and lawful gov
government of the island, the vote was
as follows: Yeas—republicans 11 dem
ocrats, 28 populists 7 silver republi
cans, 5. Nay—republicans, 32 demo
On the final vote, whereby the resolu
tions as £.iven below, were adopted, the
alignment of parties was somewhat
changed. In favor of the resolutions
where 24 republicans, 31 democrats, 7
populists and 5 silver republicans op
posed were 19 republicans and 2 demo
The resolutions, which were thus
passed by a vote of 67 to 21, are as fol
Resolved by the senate and house of
representatives of the United States of
America in congress assembled:
First—That the people of the island
of Cuba are and of right ought to be free
and independent, and that the govern
ment of the United States hereby recog
nizes the republic of Cuba as the true
and lawful government of that island.
Second—That it is the duty of the
United States to demand, and the gov
ernment of the United States does hereby
demand that the government of Spain at
once relinquish its authority and govern
ment in the island of Cuba and with
draw its land and naval forces from Cu
ba and Cuban waters.
Third—That the president of the Unit
ed States be and he hereby is directed
and empowered to use the entire lund
and naval forces of the United States and
to call into uctual service of the United
States the militia of the several states to
such extent as may be necessary to carry
these resolutions into effect.
Fourth—That the United States here
by disclaims any disposition or intention
to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction or
control over said island,except for the pa
cification thereof, ana asserts its determ
ination, when that is accomplished, to
leave the government and control of the
island to its people.
A TOMB OF SNOW AND ICE.
The Last Besting Place of Boy Murfin,
the Young Gold Seeker of
In a letter to friends in Sleepy Eye,
John Riegel describes the. accidental
killing of Roy Murfin as follows:
On Wednesday morning, March 23,
owing to inclement weather, all of us re
mained in camp. We were in the din
ing tent, repairing and renovating our
ice creepers to resume our journey over
the glacier. Baaser, Hessian, Buckley,
Carsvirson, Beaty, Buckley, poor ,Roy
and myself were seated in the dining
tent, and M. J. Hessian and Congree
were in the cooking tent. Guyer went
up town on several errands. When I
say town, I have reference to the place
where we landed, about ?even miles
from tfhere we are camping at pres
ent. As I stated before, Roy and I were
in the dining tent, when Buckley, the
youngest member of our party, arose and
went into the sleeping tent with the in
tention of oiling his rifle which was with
the other guns. In tiying to locate his
gun he pulled another gun out of its
case which had been left loaded. The
hammer caught and in some unaccount-
able manner the rifle -was discharged.
The bullet passed through two slicker
coats and both tents, striking Roy in the
left arm just below the elbow, shatter
ing the radius and ulna to splinters.
Passing through his arm the bullet en
tered his left side, or the upper portion
of the pelvis. One part of the bullet
took an upward course into his abdo
men the other part piercing the skin on
ly and taking a semi-circle direction,lodg
ing about an inch from his spine. After
the report,of the rifle all was silent for
a few seconds, when Roy gave a piteous
groan and exclaimed "Oh my! who did
that?", rising as he spoke and starting
for thedoor. As he ran I saw a stream
of blood spurting from his side and arm.
He ran jut of the dining tent to the
sleeping tent where his strength failed,
and he was escorted to the dining tent
where I had arranged robes and blank
ets for him to lie upon. Immediately
after Roy was shot Dick Baasen started
after a physician and in less than 5 min
utes two competent doctors were at the
scene, and no effort was spared which
science could suggest to relieve his suf
fering and pain. In a short while, how
ever, his soul had fled.
Two of the boys dressed him for the
grave, three others of our party went to
the landing, purchased some lumber and
made a coffin for the poor fellow. In
the evening when the day's work was
over and the shades of night were wrapp
ing the northern solitude in its sable
folds, all the members of our party went
into the tent where lay the body of our
friend in silent state and knelt beside
his body for a few moments in silent
prayer then each rose and passed out
quietly. We interred him on the side of
a mountain about half a mile away from
State of Minnesota,)
County of Brown.
Ninth Judicial District.
In the matter of the proceedings
by the Northwestern Telephone Ex
change Company to acquire right
of way over and across certain lands'
in Brown County, and for the ap
pointment of commissioners to as
certain and assess the compensa
tion to be made to the owners of
such lands and others interested.
To Mary Pfeiffer, John Gareis, Jr., Peter
Hengel.Winona & St. Peter Land Co., L,. C.
Romberg, Carl Scliulz, Christie McBain,
Charles VV". Peck, Scottish American Mort
gage Co., Anton Hersch, T. Moldashl, Wil
liam Schultz, James N. Crandall, August
Polzin, Brown County Bank, August Ziet
low, State Bank of Springfield, Mary
Hughes, Nellie Callihan, Joseph Henry
Hughes, Alexander Hughes, William
Hughes, Elizabeth Hughes, Aetna Life In
surance Co., Hartford, Conn., John Mc
Kowen, S. D. Hillaman.
A owners, tenants or incumbrancers of
the lands hereinafter described:
TAKE NOTICE: That the Northwestern
Telephone Exchang Company has filed
in the office of the Clerk of the District
Court in and for said County, its petition
praying for the condemnation of a strip
of land six  feet in width, lying along
side of and immediately adjoining the
right of way of the Chicago and North
western (Winona and St. Peter) railway,
on the southerly side thereof, where said
right of way is located over and across the
following lands in said County of Brown,
The Northeast quarter (N. E. of the
^Northeast quarter (N. K. of Section
B'ourteen (14,) the East half (E. of the
Southwest quarter [S. W. X] of Section
Seventeen , the Northwest quarter [N.
W. H) of Section Twenty  and the North
west quarter [N. W. H] except platted por
tion of Section Nineteen  all of Town
ship One Hundred Ten  Range Thirty
one  Southeast quarter [S. E. •&] of Sec
tion Twenty-nine  Township One Hun
dred Ten  Range Thirty-two : Lot
Two [2J of the North half [N. X] of the East
half ]E. H3 and the North half [N. of the
Northwest quarter [N. W, of Section
Thirty-six , the East half [E tf] of the
Northwest quarter [N. W.%] of Section
Thirty-five , Lot Six  of the East half
[E. Hi of the Northwest quarter [N.W.
of Section Thirty-four , the Southeast
quarter [S. E. less townsite of Cob
den and the Southwest quarter
[S. W. of Section Thirty-one 
all of Township One Hundred Ten 
Range Thirty-three , thfe West half [W.
ot the Southwest quarter [S. W. of
Section One , the East half [E. of the
Southeast quarter [S. E. of Section Two
[2J, the West half [W. of the Southeast
quarter |S. E. *J, the East half [E. of
the Southwest quarter [S. W. if] and the
West half [W. *&| of the Southwest quarter
[S. W. 3(1 of Section Ten (10), the East half
(E. of the Southeast quarterns. E. H) of
Section Nine (9), all of Township One Hund
red Nine.(109), Range Thirty-four (34), the
South half (S 34) of the Southeast quarter
(S.E. X) of Section Twenty-four (24) and
Section Thirty-one (31), all of Township
One Hundred Nine (109) Range Thirty-five
Said "strip of land to be used by said
Company for the purpose of constructing
and perpetually maintaining thereon a
telegraph and telephone line, as in said
petition set forth.
That said petition will be presented to
the District Court aforesaid at the General
Term before the Hon. B. F. Webber, judge
of said Court in the Court House in the
City of St. Peter in the County of Nicollet
and State of Minnesota on the Twenty
fourth day of May, A. D., 1898, at 10 o'clock
A. M., of that day, or as soon as counsel
can be heard, and that the said petitioner
will then and there apply to said Court for
an order granting the prayer of said peti
tion, and appointing three competent and
disinterested persons, resident of said
County, as Commissioners, to ascertain
and determine the amount to be paid to
each of the aforesaid owners or persons in
terested, as compensation for the taking
or injuriously affecting the lands afore
Dated April 18th, 1898. '. '.
The Northwestern Telephone Exchang
A E O A N & MONTGOMERY,
Attorneys for Petitioner,
926-32 Guaranty Loan Bldg.,
State of Minnesota, County of Brown, s.s.
In Probate Court, Special Term, April
In the Matter of the Estate of Engelbert
Letters Testamentary on the estate of
Engelbert Wagner, deceased, late of the
County of Brown, and State of Minnesota,
being granted to Maria Wagner.
It is ordered that six months be and the
same is hereby allowed trom and after the
date of this order, in which all persons
having claims or demands against the
said deceased are required to file the same
in the Probate Court of said County, for
examination and allowance, or be forever
It 4e further.ordered, That the first Mon
day in November, A. D., 1898, at 10 o'clock
A. M., at a general Term of said Probate
Court, to be held at the Probate Office in
the Courthouse in the City of Ne Ulm
in said County, be and the same hereby
is appointed as the time and place when
and where the said 1 robate Court will ex
amine and allow said claims and de
An It Is Further Ordered, That notice
of such hearing be given to all creditors
and persons interested in said estate by
forthwith publishing this order once in
each week for three successive weeks in
the Ne Clm Review, a weekly newspa
per printed and published at the city of
New Ulm, in said County.
Dated at Ne TJlm, Minn., the 18th day
April, A D. 1898.
By the Court:
[Seal] 16-18 Judge of Probate.
Oard of Thanks.
We desire to express our gratitude to
all friends who rendered us such kind
assistance during our recent bereave
ment., Mrs. Aug. Quense.
M^'-^m Mr. and Mrs. Morck.
By order of the Board of Health, all
property owners are ordered to clean up
their premises, by the removal ot all
filth, refuse and rubbish before the 15th
of May, 1898. Failure to comply with
this order will be dealt with according
J?&-'' Dr. O. O. Strickler,
-J$M'..' Health Officer.
The second floor of my residence on
Center street and also the rooms in the
Boesch Block over Pfefferle's grocery
store. Inquire at once of
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF PART
The' partnership, heretofore existing
between Henry Goede and Theo. Neu
mann, under the firm name of Goede &
Neumanu, has by mutual consent been
dissolved. All debts owed by said firm
will be paid by Henry Goede and all ac
counts are payable to him. All bills, in
order to receive attention, should be
presented within twenty days.
Nothing better than Hauens:ein's old
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line of rain or sun umbrellas, ranging
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You will always feel contented after
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Hauenstein's Bottle Beer is only bot
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Grebe, Telephone 14,
Best 60 and 75 cts. umbrellas at Lien
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It you want a-case of Hauenstein's
new bottled beer, the popular favorite,
telephone to JUO. 34 or No. 14. Your
order will be attended to promptly.
Home Seekers' Cheap Excursions.
On May 3, June 7 and 21, the North
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For tickets and full information apply
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Hauenstein's beer promotes digestion,
produces a healthy appetite and brings
sound $,nd refreshing sleep.
The public's attention is called to the
fact that I now have in operation a com
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Volksblatt Building. Am prepared to
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Bring your loose books and magazines
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I take pleasure in calling the Ladies'
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I have the latest French and German
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NEW ULM, MINN.
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knowing of the won-J
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