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"VOLi. XL VI. 2sO. 251.
EOCK ISLAND, 1X1,., FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 189S.
MICE THREE CENTS.
PEACE PROTOCOL IS FINALLY
Reaches Washington From Spain This Afternoon, Coming m Paris to
SIGNED AT THE
Terms of the Document Officially Outlined
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12. At 12:30
the French anilriasador re
wired a dispatch giving him full au
thorization to fcign the protocol. The
full dispatch is lon and its decipher
ing will take some time. No hour
hai leen set for signing the protocol,
but - undonbtedl v .it will le signed
later in the day.
The ITollon of tlie I'rotocol.
The official statement for press
publication, setting out the provis
ions of the peace protocol, were read
and approved at the cabinet session
today. It was prepared by Day,
the purpose In-ing to make it public
immediately after the required signa
tures are affixed to the protocol. It
doesn't give the text of the document,
but details its main points and pro
visions. The protocol in general is a
reiteration of the terms of the note
given Spain, with very little differ
ence in the language of these terms,
though with considerable supple
mentary paragraphs of an adminis
Tin Kiicuallmi nf Territory.
The most substantial difference is
in regard to the evacuation of the cap
tured territory. The note, as handed
to ( .'am bou. called for the immediate
evacuation of t "uba and Porto Hieo,
while the protocol leaves the time of
the evaluation to be tibsequently de
termined upon, the design lieing to
have the date of withdrawal left to lie
fixed bv the joint military comtuis
si.n ot the I'nitcd States and Spain.
The portion of the protocol supple
mentary to what is emlMxlied in the
note relates principally to the -manlier
of execution of the provisions of
At 2:30 the French embassy re
ceived the full instructions and au
thorization respect ing 1 he signing of
the protocol. It is thought the sig
natures wiil Ikj a fitted alout 4 o'clock.
CnaiDiU.ktin I'rovlded For. .
The protocol provides for two coin
missiorrs: First, a peace con mis
sion, which will meet in I'aris; sec
ond, a military commission, which
will meet at Havana province within
l' days. The military commission
will lie created immediately on the
signing of the protocol. Its duties
will lie of great iuiMrtauce. It will
s-ttle the details of the evacuation of
the Spanish armies from the West
Indies, and will decide all jiie-tions
relative to the removal of submarine
mine-., the immediate relinquishment
to the I'nited Stales of the great fort
resses at Havana. San .Itian sfinl other
points, and the transfer of hs
ses.aion of Manila city itself.
At 3:5.1 SKrfHry and tmhimdur
finhon joined the president at the White
llnnae. and at 4:?3 the protocol waa
Secretary Alger cabled orders to
all military commanders that the
protocol of peace had een signed and
to cease hostilities.
SPAIN'S ACCKITANCK SENT.
French Government Notlned to
Cambon to Art.
Madrid. Aug. 12 The
Icaval asakca the load para,
bolcM aaa asUct
Peace and the Othsr Military.
government this morning neti
lied French Minister of For
eign Affairs Delcasse of its accept,
ance of the protocol, and asked the
French government to transmit it to
Cambon. French ambassador at Wash
ington, with such power as is in con
formity with President McKinley's
expressly formulated desire, and au
thorize him as the ambassador of
France at Washington to sign the pro
CHANGING TKOOI'S AT SANTIAGO.
Second Regiment of Immune Arrives and
Washington. Aug. 12. Shatter has
notified the war department of the ar
rival of the second regiment of im
mune at Santiago, and the departure
of the'Jth and 10th infantry on the St.
Louis. Other troops are getting oiT
Want I'm to Keep Philippine..
Sidney. N. S. W.. Aug. 12. The
American colony has cabled Wash
ington, praying the government to
retain possession of the Philippines
Garcia Furloucht His Soldiers.
New York. Au". 12. The World's
Santiago dispatch says it is reported
that Garcia has suspended operations
for 30 days and given his men per
mission to go home, with instructions
to report to him at the end of that
Quean lep lores Oar War.
Ixmdon, Aujr. 12. Parliament was
prorogued this afternoon. The
queen's speech expresses sorrow over
the war between Spain and the United
States, but hopes the "deplorable
conflict will lie brought to a termina
tion by the conclusion of honorable
and enduring peace."
SPAIN ACCEPTS THE PROTOCOL.
Saaaata Iectar. There Is No Material
Change In Ills Proposals.
Madrid. Auk. 12. The government has
received the protocol, and the cabinet
Council r.e at 9:40 p. m., yesterday,
having approved it. The government
wired M. Cambon last night "empower
ing: him to sign the preliminaries of
Washington. Aug;. 12. The interest in
fTovernrrent circles centered yesterday
in the press dispatches from Madrid, 03
the first news of the decision of the
Fpanish government would bt made
public there and th re was no fikelinood
of an thin be ine known officially in
Washinsrtrn during the day astoSpain's
decision respecting; signatures to the
peace protocol. After the close of office
hours Scretary lay drove over to th?
White Hi use and had h:.!f an hour's
conference with the president. Ho
ftat-d thaf no further word had been
revived fr'm Ambns-r.-.der Cambon. but
admitted that he expected a call from
the ptrtlpman today. Officials show
no lrs of ccnfidrpce in their original
orinirn that the Pranish government
will authorize it. Carrh..n t sign the
protocol Just as it was transmitted
from Washington to Madrid Wednes
Too Late for Thi Ocniaud.
Til" raxol war beard. led by Acting
Secretary A!!-n. callt-d on Judge Day
about noon. I: is llit-v-d their pur
Ih re was to impress ujwn the secret jry
t'ne Irrportanee of making the sui render
of important strategic points at the en
trance of hart.rr such as Morro castle
at Havana hartor a condition for the
cessation cf hostilities. It is questb.n
abl. however, whether it is not now
too late to amend the protocol !n its
substance as propped by the war
Ik ard. There have t een r.o erdcrs is
sued to ot:r tn crs. eit-er in Forto KIco
or the Philippines, "iookir. t i a cessation
Cnited Main TarlfTla Captured Territory.
Secretary A'K r yest rd-y il)j G n
eral Miles to eppiy in n: d::i; ly t th
Pcrto Kican ports captured by him the
tariff drawn up by the government ft.r
Santiago and other Cuban p. tts. This
ts In line with the policy of the war !--partment
of extending the American
system of tariffs as rapid!- as possible
over captured territory.
protocol to nr. signed touat.
Some Conditions of the Same When Hos
Wasting-ten. Aug-. 12. The Associated
Press bulletin from Madrid announcing
that tbe Spardsa cabinet had approved
the peac projocol and that tb.e .French
AT 4.23 O'CLOCK.
Two Commissions, One
afKbassador would receive instructions
to sign It was very gratifying to the ad
ministration. It is confidently expected
that the signatures will be affixed to
this document today and Immediately
thereafter both governments will begin
currying out its provisions. The first
will be the cessation of hostilities, fol
lowed immediately by the occupation of
Manila by General Merritt and the
United States troops upder his com
mand, the occupation of San Juan in
fcrto Kico by General Miles, and the
evacuation of that island by the Span
It is believed that there will be delay
in the evacuation of Havana. Matanzas
aad other Spanish strongholds in Cuba,
as some difficulties are anticipated in
arranging for a proper form of govern
ment of Cuba, and because there is no
desire to hurry American troops Into
the island at the present time, the pref
erence being to wait for cooler .veather.
There is good authority for the state
ment that Secretary Day will be at the
head of the peace commission, and that
two I'nited States senators will be
members of it. Allison, of Iowa, and
Gorman, of Maryland, have been prom
inently mentioned for places on the
commission, and 1t is known that they
have been under consideration by the
It i9 not believed by members of the
administration that the commission can
complete its work Jn time to cause an
extra session of congress to consider
legislation which the treaty, of peace
will necessitate, although there is a
prospect that an extra session of the
senate might be called in November to
consider the treaty of peace.
WAS SAGASTAS HISY DAY.
McKlnlryV Protocol Recited and Finally
Agreed to bv Spain.
Madrid. Aug, 12. Yesterday was dip
lomatically one of the busiest since the
outbreak of the war. There were no
few er than three c abinet councils in ad
dition to xarious diplomatic conferences.
Though the text of the protocol was not
received until the ex-ening was well ad-x-anced
the government had been made
fully acquainted with its contents
through Paris. The matter was prac
tically settled at the cabinet meeting in
the afternoon, and the receipt of the
actual document, therefore, only re
quired a meeting of the cabinet for a
Ministers adhere to the statement that
the protocol contains no modification of
the original terms, but only new- sug
gestions. They expect it will be signed
at Wcshlngton today and that
a suspension of hostilities will be an
nounced. Duke Almodovar ce Kio, min
ister of foreign affafrs. assures the cor
respondent of the Associated Press that
the negotiations for the peace treaty
will take place in Paris, but he says the
commissioners have not yet been ap
pointed. The terms of the protocol will
not be published until the instrument
has been signed.
London. Aug. IS. The Madrid corre
spondent of The Daily Mail says: "The
first condition of the protocol is an
armistice. This will be declared Imme
diately. The conditions are the same
as those proposed by President McKIn-
ler. The impression prex-ails that the
powers will not regard the problem of
the Philippines with the same rassivity
as they showed towards Cuba and Por
to Rico. The American and Spanish
delegates will meet immediately in
raris. the cabinet at Washington urg
HAIL FROM SANTIAGO COMING.
It Had Keen Overlooked for Ten Tay at
. Ouarantiue in Tampa.
Tampa. Fla.. Aug. 12. People in Chi
cago who wonder why they have not
had late advices by mail from their
ielatix-es and friends in the First Illi
nois x-olunteers will be Interested in
knowir.g that more than 4t.0O0 letters
and eight bags of papers from Santiago
for persons in the L nited MaUs have
been lying in quarantine at Kdmont
key since Aug. 1. .
The discovery of this mail was made
bv C. S. Beaver, chief clerk of the rail
way mail service, who went down to
quarantine to look into the matter. He
insisted that the mail be released at
once, it was nrst Feni over co tae emi
gration station and forwarded to the
War News from Porto Rico.
Washington, Aug. 12. A dispatch
from General Miles tells of an attempt
of the Spaniards to recover the light
house on Cape San Juan. Porto Rico,
last Tuesday. Aided by the warships
there the sailors in the lighthouse re
pulsed the Spaniards with heax-y loss.
None of our troops was killed, but Ca
det William H. Boardman. of Lawrence,
Mass.. was so badly wounded that he
will die. The garrison was withdrawn
from the lighthouse, but our flag still
Cites there under protection of the guns
f the fleet. The Srar.iards, however,
retook Fa.ta.rda and ha. if led down, the
United States flag there. General Miles
also telegraphs that Oeneral Brooke has
occupied Guayama, after a skirmish in
which five ment of the Fourth Ohio
Santiago Montuan- Report.
Washington. Aug. 12. The following
is General Shafter's sanitary report for
Aug. 10: Tntal number of sick, 3.255:
total number fex-er cases, 2,151; total
number new cases of fever, 307; total
number cases returned to cuty, 22
Amcng the deaths on the 10th are the
following: Prix-ate Frank Fuller, com
pany M. Thirty-third Michigan; typhoid
Sergeant Arthur H. Henri. Thirty-third
Michigan, yellow fever;' Prix-ate Richard
W Johnson, company G, First Illinois,
yellow fex-er; Private Hermin W. Goets,
company F. First Illinois, typhoid.
Jacksonx-ille, Fla., Aug. 12. Geor;
Telling, of company L, First Wisconsin
regiment, died at the dfx-ision hospital
of typhoid fever. He xviil be buried
Eighth Illinois Off for Cuba.
Xew Tork, Aug. 12. Yesterday the
cruiser Yale sailed for Santiago with
the Kighth Illinois (colored) regiment
on board. Six sick and wounded mem
bers of the regiment were left behind.
They are George Walls, Chicago, suffer
ing from a contusion, of the left thigh;
Charles Ambrcse. Chicago, knee cap
broken: Samuel Rudd, of Saginaw,
Mich., acute rheumat'sm: Lawson Ba
ker, Chicago, ma'arii; James S. Walter,
Xewburg. Ind.. rheurr.atism; James Ba
ker, Chicago, gastritis.
"".X'lHCoiisi ii Men Die in Porto Kiro.
Milwaukee, Aug. 12. A special from
The Sentinel's special correspondent
with the Wisconsin x-olunteers near
Ponce, Porto Rico, under date of Au.
3 says: The Second regiment has been
most unfortunate, losing its third ma:,
from fex-er today when Prix-ate Van
Breda, of MarshfieM, died. Prix-ate Al
len, of Wausau. died last Wednesday,
and Prix-ate Sc'huh,of Aprleton, last
Precaution Against Yellow Fever.
Washington. Aug-. 12. Ex-ery precau
tion is being taken blr both the war and
treasury departments to prevent the in
troduction of yellow fever into the Unit
ed States. The officials of the two de
partments are co-operating thoroughly
in the efforts that are being made and
the opinion of those best informed is
that they xvill be successful.
Reward of Houson ileroittni.
Washington, Aug. 12. The President
yesterday appointed Judge J. X. Hob-
son, father of Lieutenant Hohscn, of
Merrimac fame, postmaster at Greens
boro, Ala. Hobson is a Democrat, and
the nomination xvas made at the earnest
request of his Republican fellow towns
men as a mark of good feeling.
Wisconsin Soldiers on the March.
Camp Douglas. Wis., Aug. 12. Lieu
tenant Colonel Caldwell, commanding
the First battalion, led his command out
of camp yesterday morning at 8 o'clock
on a practice march that xvill cover
about fifty-flx'e miles and xvill last till
Sunday ex-ening. The officers and men
were in beaxry-marching order. i
F-irlongh for Sick Soldier. j
Washington. Aug. 12. A general or
der has been issued at the adjutant
general's office granting one month's
furlough to the sick and xvounded sol
diers and transportation to their homes.
Two American Ladies Drowned
Victoria. 15. C. Aug. 12. The
steamer ictoria ' brings nexvs of an
accident in Yokohama harbor, where
by two ladv missionaries of the
American mission board, Misses Sim
mons and Allen, lost their lives.
rhey were emt in h. launch anil xvere
run into ix" a t hinese junk ana
BAKE. I'AlJLCiia IN ILLINOIS.
Waverly Concern (Iiim-s Ii rntors from-
Ihc to Make All Loimpii (onil.
Springfield. Ills., Aug. 12. A State
Register special from Waverly, Ilis.,
says: The ilcors of the Bank of Waver
ly, Albert Roohrer president, failed to
open yesterday morning. On the front
window was posted a placard announc
ing that the directors consider them
selves able to meet all obligations, and
asking that creditors to refrain from
bringing suits, pledging that not a cent
of their property woul.. be divertea un
til the debts are all paid, and promis
ing a statement of assets and liabilities
The bank is an unlimited partnership
and the owners are estimated to be
xvorth about J500.0 0. The bank s debili
ties are all the way from 1100,000 to
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teed. Booklet and sample free. Atloress
Sterling Remedy CO. Chicago or New York.
Publication Notice Chancery.
State of Iilinoi'.
Kock b-land. county, i
In the Circuit Court. September term. 1"SS.
Rock 1-Jj.nd Savirgs bank vs. Joseph J. John
son. Sarah L. Johoson. tbe German Saviiiirs
hank of Uavripun, Iowa. Heury 1. Hail, and
Kock Island Lumber A Manufacturing Co, in
Affidavit of non-rt-ii Jence of the (iermjn
Savtam- hank, of Davenport. Iowa. Impleaded
with the nte defeodantx. JokccH J. Jotm m.
Surah 1 . Juhtiaoo. Hear F. Hull and Kock
I-'and I..-ruter & Mitnufiiclurintr Co.. bavin
been hied in th lerk'n office of tbe cir
cuit court cf Ksid county, notiee is therefore
hereby triven to the aid non-resident defend
ants tbat tbe eompla nam riled its bill "f com
plaint in said court, on tbe chancer? side
thereof, oa the tenth day of Jtutrusi. and
tbat thereupon a summon i.-.ued out of aid
cCHirt. wherein sa'd suit is now peiiUiuif. re
turnable on tb tbird Morntvy in the mouth of
tjepu-mber next. a-si by law required
Now, unlev you. the kl non-resJent de
fendants above named. The German Savings
Bank of Davenport. luwa. sbail personally le
and appear before aaid circuit euu't oa the
first day of tbe next term thereof to be bokien
at Rock Island in and for tbe Kaid county, on
tbe third Moaaay la September next and
plead, answer or deoair to tbe -aid complain
ant a bill of cntnclaint. tbe same and tbe mt
tcra and thlmrs tt rcn charged and staled w.li
be takes as confessed, and a decee enrered
ajralnst Toy according to the prarer of said bill.
Muck inland. IlUnocs. Attff L. m
Geuboe W. Gamble, Clerk.
J -K30W at HCRST. -
WAR CLOUD LOWERS.
Situation in the Orient Begins to
Assume a Very Dark
CHINA THE BONE OF CONTENTION.
Over Which the Iog of War May Ds Lef
Loos r.ussi.i' firlp on Ah Sin lighten
In Defiance of John Hull Ilalfour Ad
mits That the Situation 1 Serious Bus
iau IZciitor l llrrs a Tiirrnt Aai:ist Eng
land France Finis the Fire.
London, Aug. 12. In the house cf
communs yesterday Balfour, first lord
of the treasury and government leader,
admitted that the statements in the Pe
kin dispatch to the London Times yes
terday xvere substantially correct, and
said that the matter was "e-r.Ragirg the
serious attention of the government."
This statenient was received with
The correspondent of The Times, ca
bled that the tsung-U-yamcn had given
formal assent to all the conditions de
manded by the Russian charge d'a
faires, M. Pablcff. regarding the con
tract for the Niu Char.g railroad exten
sion loan, these conditions being in di
rect conflict with the terms cf t Us
signed contract, ana designed as a
blow at British concessions.
A dispatch from Pckin. dated yester
day, says that an imperial edict has
finally issued sanctioning the Belgian
loan for the construction of the railwry
line from Pekin to Han-Kau. despitethc
protests of Sir Claude Mac-Donald, the
London Editors Are Mnch XVorrictl.
All the morning papers, including the
supporters of the government, attack
Lord Salisbury for xveakness in dealing
with the Chinese question. The Daily
Chronicle says: "What is to be the re
sult nobody can say. There is room for
the gloomiest forebodings. Does the
country realize that for the want of a
little foresight and firmness Great
Britain may ere long be plunged into a
colossal xvar. Such without the least
doubt or exageration is the appailins
The Daily Mail says: "The door is
closed. The proudly boasted British lion
does not exist in the Yangtse x-alley. It
Is a mistake; and looking to what Lord
Salisbury has done in Kgypt his failure
in China Is inexplicable." The Standard
says: "These repeated humiliations are
Threat of a Itusitian Newspaper.
St. Petersburg, Aug. 12. Following in
the footsteps of the Nox-oeti the Novoe
Vremya eulosizes the Marquis of Salis
bury for "the xvisdom xvith xvhich he
keeps In check tlie Russophobe out
bursts' of members of his party, and the
prudence with xvhich he endeax-ors to
ooviate all pret. xt for a misunderstand
ing between Great Britain and Russia."
The Novoe Vremya then reVit'rks: "The
results of the. cession, to Russia ot Port !
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vertise we do YOU KNOW US we do what we advertise.
Artnur and Ta-iien-YVan will not shov
themselx-es for some time to come. A
considerable ieriod must elapse before
these ports can serve the purpose for
which theyxvere intended by the Rus
sian foreign policy that cf prox-iding
a permanent outlet in the Pacific ocet;n.
Quite otherwise is Rusia's position on
the Indian frontier, xvheie exerything
has been long organized for military
action if some extreme excess of ill xx ill
upon the part of Great Britain should
drixe Russia to such action."
TALK. IX THE FItENC H CAPITAL.
War Brtn-een Fnglund and Kus.sht Immi
nentTrouble Iirewing In Africa.
Paris, Aug. 12. The papers ae fu 1 o?
the significance of the Chin;i-e ques
tion. The Matin says: "In China the
greatest game in tlie world is being
played, and French nterx-ent'.on should
be efficacious and decisix-e." The Sciir
has a sensational article headed "War
Betxveen Kngland and Russia Immi
nent." The Journal des Debats says:
"Kngland is now seeking an arrange
ment with Russia. That understanding
is impossible unless Icussia remains
mistress of the north and Kngland is
insured her influence on the Yangtse
rix'er. In short the lines of the section
are beginning tobemarkedalong which
the disruption would occur xvhenex-er
China falls to pieces. Clearly neither
France. Germany nor Japan oeu'.d hold
aloof from sucn an agreement." The
article hints that France xxould support
Russia in the ex-ent of xvar and Kays, in
conclusion: "France xvill be content
with the southern prox'inces. bordering
London, Aug. 12. Tlie Brussels corre
spondent of The Daily Telegraph says:
"Prince Aronberg, president of th
French African committee, has issued a
circular letter initiating subscriptions
for the equipment- of two missions to
Lake Tchad, Central Africa, in place
of the ill-fated Cazemajou expe-dition.
The circular refers to 'the Knglish en-dtax-or
to seize all unappropriated ter
ritory in West Africa,' and to the suc
cess similar ' expeditions have had in
forestalling these attempts. It tiien ap
peals for Franch support of timilar
xvork in Central Africa, enjoining speed
and secrecy; so as not to arouse the
suspicion of our foreign rivals.' "
The Paris correspondent of The Daily
Telegraph, who aiso refers to rumors of
another expedition to Central Africa
and to measures to strengthen the
Marchand mission, says: "The present
French government Is strongly in favor
of a forward policy in Africa, xvhich It
is prepared to carry out to the bitter
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