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VOL. XLVIII NO. 70.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10. 1900.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
Gives Congress Facts as to
the National City
THE DEPARTMENT'S ATTITUDE
Senate I'ays Rrspect to the
Late Vice Presi
dent. Washington, .J .tn. 10. Secretary
C I:irr todiy made a voluminous reply,
accompanied by a, large, nuin'ier of
do :iiininls. to the resolutions of the
house and sena'.e asking bis reasons
for utili.ing national banks as deposi
tories for public monies, am! why he
directed that all interna! revenue re
ceipls be turned over to the National
-City lank of New York. Gage says
under the law, when- receipts in the
treasury are exceeding the expend
tares, tne national btnks are utilized!
as national depositories iu order to
avert disturbance of business conse
quent upon the withdrawal of large
Minis from active circulation, the
reason for directing that internal revi
noe receipts all be deposited in the
National City bank for subst ijuent dis
tribution to other designated hanks
I teen use it is more convenient to trol
led ail in one place lirst than to give
fresh instructions daily to llo collcc
tors. It wiii most convenient to have
a menioer 01 the .Nitv irk clearing
house, and, linallv, only two of all the
designated banks made deports ot"
bonds in sullieicnt amount to ore:
the daily receipts. The National City
bank had the largest deposit and was
therefore selected. Gage denied that
the treasury ever discriminated un
fairly letveen banks.
Dealing With Depositories
The secretary then gives an outline
of his xdicy in dealing with public
depositories which he shows in line
with that of former secretaries of the
tteasiiry for .) years. He points out
the settlement of the I'uion I'acilie
railroad debt in 1KU7 would have taken
fAs.oOO.OOO from circulation in a lump,
causing great disturbance in busiiiu.i?.
but for the utilization of depository
tanks. Again at the outbreak of the war
with Spain, the same means were used
to bretk the strain when the gov
ernment was borrowing $2O0,0oj,ut)O
The secretary theu takes up the late
Slurry in Wad street owing to liht
money and tells how the treasury in
tervened to avert it, lirst by anticipa
tion of interes next by purchasing of
bonds, and finally when the -i nation
became critical and t hreatened to
.spread, by increasing the amounts in
t he depository banks, by turning over
t them current internal revenue
To the Memory of llobrt.
Washington, Jan. 10. The senate
paid an eloquent tribute cf respect
and affection to the memory of Vice
President Ilobart. At the opening
G ige's report on the relations of the
treasury to the depository of the na
tional bmks was presented and refer
red to the finance committee. I'.utler.
of North Carolina, offered a long reso
lution on trusts and gave uotic be
would discuss it later. Si?well, tf
New Jersey, t hen addrt sed the senate
in eulogy of Ilobart. Daniel, of Vir
ginia, f illowed- Dipew then pii I an
elo.jueat tribute to the de id tates
inaii, and was listened to with deepest
Remark were also mude bv C.ck
relJ. of Missouri, Cullotu, of Illinois.
Davis, of Minnesota. Morgan of Ala
bmri. and Lodge, of Massachusetts.
Hale, of Maine, introduced a reso
lution as-king f jr iuforniatiou regard
ing the seizure of American property
in D.lag.) biy, declaring it had been
detained unlawfully and unjustly.
ITpon objection by Lodge U13 resolu
lion went over.
The ways and me ins committee of
the house adopted a resolution for the
appointment of a committee if live
by the chair to repDrt aula ritv and
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alarm fcaikig powders are th greatest
ltw&stolbe meaning of the term
United Stales" in tne pi o vision of
the constitution which declares that
"all duties, imposts and exercises
shall hi uniform throughout the
United States." whether it includes
fcimply the area actually in-luded
within the bounadries stated, or
whether it covers also the territory
belonging to the United Slates.
A resolution calling upon the secre
tary of the treasury for the informa
tion as to the states in wh;cb oleomar
garine was shipped and distributed
was adop'ed. The remainder of the
session was devoted to eulogies upon
the late Representative Green, of Ne
braska. Proposed for Ktmr Admlnli.
Washington. Jan. 10. The presi
dent sent the following nominations
to the senate to be rear admirals:
Henry L. Howisot. Albert Kautz.
George C. Heine v, Norman H. Far
qnhar. FAITH HEALERS IN TROUBLE
Grand .lurv to Investigate tlie Heath of
Ktliel latent (uunill limn.
t'oimeil Blurt's. Jan. jo. The
coroner's jury which lias Im-cii lnvos
iigaiing 1 ne ueai n ni i-.inei lates. ren
dered a verdict that death was due to
neglect. The post-:uoriolu showed that
the cause of death was appciidiciti
a nil iiiH'iors icsiiueti 1 nut wuii proper
care there was every reason to believe
that her life could have been saved.
The physician who attended her be
fore her mot her returned home from a
visit ainl l!erisii wltli Ins services
for that of a faith iiealer testified that
at that time she was improving. No
warrants were issued for the parties
involved, but the matter will be pre
sented to the grand jury.
BLACK3URN 13 ELECTED.
Kenlurky I. eg! datura Choonea I nited
Frankfort. Kv., Jan. 10. The hou
es met in joint sessioi at noon and
oin pared billots for United States
senator taken by each house separate
ly Yesterday and declared lilackburu
4,en. Ml tea llnetitr Married.
Washington, Jan. 10. Miss Cecelia
Sherman Miles, daughter of the gen
eral commanding the army, undCapt.
bimuel Keber. 1. S. A., were tuar-
rie i at 1100:1 today at St. John's
Winncpeg. Jan. 10. Premier Mac
Donald announces his new.cabinet to
day. He takes the attorney general
ship. The other portfolios are as fol
lows: I reasurer nd minister of agri
culture. J. A Davidson; secretary and
minister of public works. Dr. Mcrad
den; without portfolios. James John-
mki. Colin II. Campbell.
M;i:in liaKom Hnn k in rou'lile.
Mitchell. S. 1.. Jan. 111. The state
bank at Planklnton. owned by 1. I..
Stevens, failed to open its doors yes
terday owinsr to Stevens" ahsotloe.Stev
ens went e:t Saturday, presumably to
secure assistance ami w ired his cash
ier not to open the bank yesterday. It
being ilie only bank there neatly every
business mail v::s caught in tlie fail
ure. ( argil r tlie (ieneral Hxamiaeil.
Aden. Jan. lo. The 1 111 p. -rial Ger
luau mail steamer (Jeiiernl. detained
here by the the Itriish authorities since
Jan. 4 on suspicion of having contra
band of war on board, has Ih-ou re
leased. After her cargo had Ihcii ex
amined if was found that she only had
a few chemicals and axletrees on
lioard. Nothing else was disclosed.
Charitrsl With Murdrr.
West Superior. Wis.. Jan. 10. Nels
Johnson, a lumberjack makiug this
city his headquarters, has lieen ar
rested by the authorities here charired
with the minder of Abraham Carlson
ou Dec. :!.'!. There are nw six jier
soiis beinir held for a preliinary hear
ing oil the same charge.
lark Hunt Iteato Tommy Went.
(T.icago. Jan. lo. Jack Hoot. Chi
cago, was given the decision over Tom
my West. N( w York, at the end of
six rounds at Tattersall's Pavilion last
night. Iu the preliminary " Young
Criffo." of Australia, was given the
decision over Young Kenny, .of Chi
cigo. Kaiser sitciOllvoii t Trli-Rrani.
Stuttgart. Jan. H. Kiiijieror , Wil
liam, telegraphing his thanks to the
King of Wnrteinburg for assuming
the patronage of the Wnrteinburg
committee of the navy leaeue. says:
T 1iom the events of the last few tlays
will have conviu-d the ever-widening
circles that not only Germany's in
terests, but tJertnauy's honor, must
be protected on distant seas, and to
ihis end tJermany must lx strong
and powerful on the sen also."
Killed ami Atr 1'lfti-ell ttrlt llrr.
Indoii. J;in. lo. Mail ad vices from
New Britain rejHirt the massacre of the
captain and crew of fifteen Men Ie
loiiging to the British schooner Nukti
mania. of South Wales, while Trading
anion? the Admirality islanIs. Only
three Ix.ys es-aptl. The natives aftor
tuurderitig the sailors inaugurated a
feast ashore and ate their victims.
I.uiinc ( up for Admiral Ilrnrr.
Washington. Jan. lo. The loving
cup of silver made from the melted
dimes contributed by over "o.i A tner
Ican citizens, the majority of whom
were children, was presented to Ad
miral Dewey yesterday morning.
Chauucey M. iH-jiew making the pres
entation speech and the admiral reply
las' with much feeliug
Pine Lumber lien I'p a Notch.
I-aCrosse. Wis.. Jan. Id. Another
mark-up in the price of white pine lum
ber bad been order d by the manufac
turers. It varies from .V cents tkrontt
out the white pine district, covering
the entire uorthwesu
OUIET AT THE FRONT
Latest from There Is Dated Sun
ft day and the Big Guns
EOTH BOEES AND EEITISH BESTING
I.opolfl OtTt-ro Mediation and It I De
clined tioer ti tiet Lyddite Sliello troui
iirupp Stu tc-meilt uf the tierniall and
ttritish (am K-irtllii; Tl.osr S'lzures
Ilalfwur Makn Another -Speerli Abuut
the War Kaiser's SisniHt-ant lie mark.
Durban. Jan. lo The Dritish mi
thorities released the (ierman steamer
Her-g, seized Jan. 6, on her way to
Lorenzo Marques. -
London. Jan. 10. An incredible
rumor from Capetown says the Boers
have withdrawn from Magersfonteio.
London, .fan. lo. a dispatch to The
Daily t 'iuouii le dated at Krere Camp.
Sunday afl.-riioon al :! o'clock says:
'"There has been I10 Ixiliibardiueilt of
Ladvsiiii'.Ii-todav. nor ai.v shell;ng t
Chievely by the British yuns."
London. Jan. lo. The Daily Mail
lias the following dispatch dated Jan
from t aoe I ow n: ""1 lordrecht Is now
garrisoned by I.ismi rebels, thus re
leasing the Orange I-lee Mate troops
for service elsewhere."
London. .Ian. In. King Leopold, ac
cording to the Brussels corresuondeiit
of The Daily Mail, recently i in pi i red
TIEW OK DKLAtiOA BAY.
f Queen ictoria whether an op
p irtiuie moment for mediation had ar
rived, but received a reply in the nega
London. Jan. 10. 1 he Berlin corre
spondent of The Daily Mail gives 1111
der reserve a reiHirt that t.l.nno lyddite
shells have been turned tint by tin
Krupp works which are not destined
lor l.iiglaiiil. but were ordered some
time ago by I r. Leyd.
statement Kecardlni; the Seizure.
Loudon. Jan. in. The Daily Craphic
makes the following slate ieiit retrard
ing the seizures of 0-1111:11 vessels by
British warships: "M Jerniany has ad
dressed two notes to the British for
eign office challenging tSreat Britain's
right to detain any vessels traveling
lietween two neutral ports. These notes
have lieen duly answered. The ipieeti's
government find themselves wholly tin
able to acquiesce in ierniany's con
tention. Cormauy cited a case in sup
port of her contention, but 011 examin
ation this so-called precedent proved to
te quite inapplicable to the seizures
under discussion. The correspondence
lietween the two governments rests
there. s-nding a decision by the prize
Itritisli Lne in tlie War.
Creat Britain's losses since the war
begau are fast approaching .s.ihmi. a
war ottice complication of casualties,
issued last evening, shows a total of
T.l.'l l.trjT kiHed. ;t.T." wounded and
'Z. oil missing. These do not include
Ho who have succumbed to disease
nor the casualties at Ladysmith last
JOHN It! I.lS W.IK
Ilulfuur Says lie llu Never Lost
- nith the I nited Mate.
London. Jan. 10. Arthur J. Balfour,
lirst lord of the treasury, speaking last
evening Iu Last Manchester, said: "1
know of no war in which Creat Brit
ain has been engaged except that re
sulting ill the independence of the
American c.-ilonies. which did not end
triumphantly. Yet I do not know of
one which has begun triumphantly.
True, the war iu South Africa is dis-
apIHdnting. but It is not a fact that
Creat Britain has suffered exceptional
reverses or great disaster. On tlie oth
er hand the war has knit together ev
ery branch of the Knglisli-speaking
race, making all feel that they have a
great, common, destiny which it is
their duty to aconiplish.
"These are thought which ought to
supiort lis in far greater trials than
tli-s war may produce. Kemembi r that
n nation which canot Pear defeat is
a nation unworthy of empire and al
though defeat has not vet enmo. and
llthough we hope and lielieve it will
not come 111 the course of tlie present
war. yet. if matters should turnout oth
erwise, we should still rely upon the
courage and patriotism of our country.
men." I Cheers. 1
Sherman hurt li"i Taking OIT.
IndianaiMdis. Jsn. in. Sherman
Tmrcli. the young Millionaire who met
; mysterious death at Augusta. Mich..
formerly lived in this city. His fath
er, -losepii A. t iinrcn. was lortneriy u
miller, and Is now traveling 4u the
west. I.ast wi-ek a letter was received
from Augusta saying that the son bad
dianarpd. Young Church's Imdy
was found Iieneatu the water wheel of
the mill at Augusta, with the hands
iM.nnd liehind the back.
White Man Kills a ecro Woman.
Chicago Jau. 10. Mrs. Maud John
son, cuiorvti. win kimm ueai yesterday
bv Jobn M. Tonr. who then turned the
-ti'rj dod UDon blmself. intlictlns a orob-
abiy'-.atal v'ouZVf. Toner is white.
agfl ."V4 and wealthy. The woman had
Ik-cd living with Toner at ."1 State
street, where the crime' was loiumiited.
She came from Terre Haute. lud.. re--cntly.
DIXON IS A BACK NUMBER.
Terry Mrtiutrrn ! Now Keatherlrh t
( hampiun of the World.
New York. Jan. 10. Terry MefJor
ern last night wrestetl the feather
weight championship of the world
from tJeorge Dixon, who had defended
it for nearly nine years. To save Dixou
from a knockout Tom O'Koitrke. his
manager, threw up. the spouge iu the
eighth round, wheu the negro was
staggering helplessly, bleeding and
weak, but as game as the dying gladi
ator. The tight took place liefore a
crowd that packed the Broadway
Athletic club, and the victory decided
the ownership of a $lo.utH) purse. Dixou
from t'he nrst tap of the gong was ou
the aggressive, using a left swing th-
variablv as his lead, which McfJov
ern cleverly stepied inside of, and then
sent both bauds in rapid ord'r to Dix
on's lower works.
Iu the eighth anl decisive round
Dixou tried his usual ocuiug with left
swing, but Terry was inside, sending
right to body ami l ead. Tt rry drove
Dixon lo the ropes where Ceorge
slipped to the floor. Terry helped Dix
on to his feet si 111 id the cheers of the
crowd aud. Dixon backed into Terry's
corner, where he went down ngain
Terry was ready for him. and under
lxidy blows the champion went down
again. Dixon was up in live seconds
and staggered to the center of the
ring. Terry went after him relentless
ly, planting left and fight hooks on the
jaw iitid tJeorge dropped to the floor.
Dixou took the full count, getting up
on the tenth second. Terry was ready
for him and under body blows the
champion went down again to take tlie
count once more. It looked hopeless
for Dixon, but he was game to the core
and got up to fac certain defeat.
Thus it went until Dtxoir was down for
the eighth time, and stayed there nine
seconds when OTJowke threw up the
The Kentucky house 111
senator gave Blackburn ."
1 ballot for
A cow belonging to J. Buchanan, of
York, Wis., died recently from the ef
leets of swallowing a darning needle.
.V son has lieen Ihhii to Prini'oss
Henry of Prussia. The princess passed
the ordeal iu safety.
Tom Torenency. who worked at Ne
koosa. Wis., was d iwn between pa
per rollers and crushed to death.
Cleii Miller, aged l."i. of Mazoinaiiie.
Wis., died of lockjaw. He had suffered
from toothache since Dee. 117.
President Lorenzo Snow, of tlie
Mormon church, has published a decla
ration that he church has abandoned
polygamy and does not sanction plural
Mrs. Kdward A. Wall, aged ."0. was
run down and fatally injured at a cross
ing on the Burlington rwad at Chicago.
Brazil's minister of finance has lieen
ordered to bum '2.imi.ins of paper
money every week until $."10,000,000 is
S. Dana Creone.-nu aid on Coventor
Uoosevelt's staff, and hist wife were
drowned while skating 011 the Mohawk
river at Schenectady. X. Y".
Mrs. Lmma (Iran berry and Phoebe
Cranberry, her sister-in-law. were sent
to the isolation hospital at Chicago suf
fering from smallpox.
Cornelius Shew and James L'ag.ni.
the inurdeivrs of Jackson Pepper, an
aged and wealthy farmer, were hauged
at Mont ruse. Pa.
UlscuvM-d the Corner tn Hemp.
Washington. Jan. 10. At the cabinet
meeting yesterday the subject of the
alleged corner iu hemp was discussed
in connection with the numerous re
quests which have been received to
open a numiier of ports 111 the Philip
pines for the exportation of hemp to
the 1'iiited States. Secretarv Wilson
said he had received a large numlter of
letters 011 the subject, some favoriutr
uid others protesting against om-uiiig
the jxirts for the iu.-Hise stated. It
seems to be the settliMl policy of the
government to oeii all of the Phdip-
pme ports as rapidly as troops can be
spared to garrison them.
Head Man I Identified.
Chicago. Jan. to. The man found
mortally wounded in a room at 14.1
West Madison street Friday with the
corpse of a young woman by his side
is said to have liecii John PutrilL Jr..
of Jonc shoro, Ind. The woman's identi
ty is st ill 11 invsterv.
Vandalia Lleeta r rm
Terre Haute. Ind.. Jau. IO. A meet
ing of the stockholders of the St.. Louis.
Ysnd.ilia and lcrre Haute ratiroau
company was neiu you-nu ui nircu-
vilie. Ills. The old tnwmi 01 unrcior
wasro-elected.audtbe followiug otfb-ers
were appointed: President. -lames sic
Crea. Pittsburg; secretary, S B. Lig
" RolanM"Keiar -''no iceVv.
New York. Jan. 10. At St. Luke's
hospital it wass Mid .last night that
Kola ml IJeed, the-actor, was uoii.
nicely. . - . L
Subscribe for The Augcs.
THUGS PUT ON STYLE.
Chicago's Latest in the Criminal
Line Is Dressed In the Height
00 AL COMPANY'S OFFICE IS ROBBED
Money Intended for the Hand Being
Taken at the I'oint of Keri.l vers Itrake
man Luh-i HI Life Averting a Collision
of Trains state Uoanls Met at SprlDR
deld and Attend to Various Ituslnesa
Matter Smallpox Seare.
Chicago, Jau. lo. Three men armed
with revolvers and dressed iu the
height of fashion, with tiue derby bats
and immaculate gloves, walked iuto
the branch ottice of the Lehigh Valley
Coal company at Thirtieth street and
Stewart avenue in broad daylight and
robbed the cashier. Louis 1. Vitt. of
watch valued at S'oo and the contents
of the cash drawer, amounting to o47
The robbery was carried out with the
coolness and velcrity which character
I zed the operations of the famous long
and short uieti several years ago. The
three men escaped, but later a mau
was arrested whom Captain Hayes de
clares to have been positively identified
as one of the trio. He would not tell
the man's name.
Cashier Hid No 1'onderlnif.
Cashier Vitt and the office Iki.v. Ed
die Hendricks, were alone iu tlie ottice.
itt was busily engaged 111 arranging
the pay roll. In a short tune he iu
t ended to pay off the sixty men who
were shoveling coal in the yard in plain
sight of the ottice. One of the men held
Si revolver to the ottice boy's cur as the
bid stood in the telephone booth and
the other two stood over Vitt. Tin'
cashier, without taking time to ponder
iu front of the dark uiuz.Ies at bis
lead, handed I hem the contents of the
Iiroke the Telephone Connection.
Then one of the men tore the cash
ier's watch from its chain, and all
three robbers, after breaking the tele
phone connection, ran out of the office
through tht'-yard where the employes
were at work and turning into tlie al
ley leading to Thirty-first street es
caped. A reward of .lilHI lias been of
fered by the coal company for the ar
rest and conviction of thehighwayinen.
through J. W. Skeele. its western
SOMK STATK HOAKIIS MKKT.
st.ite Fair Dates Fixed Two Hoard Fleet
Springfield. Ills., Jan. lo. The state
board of agriculture at its annual meet
ing yesterday lixed upon Sept. 24 to
L1 Inclusive as tlie dates of. holding the
Illinois state fair of P.kiii. The matter
of tilling the vacancy in Hie Sixth dis
trict caused by the death of ". .1. Lin-
dt-rinan was laid over until the district
convention to be held at the state fair.
when the delegates from the agricul
tural societies will elect a member.
The state board of pharmacy, at Its
annual meeting yesterday, elected the
following officers: President. William
A. Dyche, Kvanston: vice president.
W illiam jj. Simpson, 'jeuna: treasurer.
; I tic LOiyiJoiy
One fifth off of any winter Overcoat,
Ulster and Reefer in the house. This
includes mens, boys' and children's
garments. No goods on this sale sold
FOR SPOT CASH ONLY
I THE LONDON f
Tliotn'as""!. Ue'woft.lregon: secretary.
I.uman T. Hay. Womlstock. In the ex
amination of a class of twenty-nine ap
plicants for license the preliminary ed
ucation tests was applied for the lirst
time aud eight failed. A committee
was appointed to secure co-oeration
of pharmacists iu the enforifuient of
the pharmacy law.
The state board of health at its an
nual meeting yesterday re-elected Its
former officers for the ensnitig year as
follows: .President. C. B. Johnson,
t'hampaigu: secretary. .1. A. Kgan,
Spriugrield: treasurer. JJ. I". Bennett.
HKKOIC Dll.t K KM AN IS DK.lll.
Lost Hi Life to I'revent a Collision on tlie
Belleville. Ills.. Jan. 10. Samuel
Craig, of Carlnindale. was a brakeman
on an Illlonls Central freight tralu. It
left East St. Louis early Monday morn
ing. The couductor had instructions
to meet the ""Dixie flyer" at Wildorman
Statioti. near here. It was found the
train was too long to take the sidiug.
ami Craig was sent down the track
to flag the "flyer." which was almost
due. It was in the gray of dawu. aud
there was a heavy fog.
As the train approached Craig stood
in the center of the track and waved
his lantern. The light did not carry
more than a few feeet through the fog.
The engineer did not see tlie signal.
Craig rushed down the track, still wav
ing his lantern. He was struck by the
engine and ground to death under the
wheels. The train was stopped and a
I'oor I'eople Who Steal Coal.
Paris. Ills.. Jan. in. Poal stealing
from the cars iu the railroad yards,
which has beeu going on here for years,
is being broken up by the officers. The
thieves are poor people banded to
gether. The first arrest was made two
months ago. Several women and
children were among those arrested
Writ of Krror In the tilueose Case.
Springtield, Ills., Jau. IO. A copy of
the writ of error from the supreme
court of the United States to the su
preme court of Illinois in the case of
Ceorge P. 'Harding and others against
the American Sugar company and oth
ers, sued out by the Olucose Sugar Be
fitting company, was lodged iu the of
tie of the clerk of the 'supreme court
here Monday, accompanied by a bond
to cover cosis and damages.
Ttvo Men Hurt at a Crossing.
Springfield. Ills.. Jan. IO. Professor
E. K. Tnrney. a teacher 1 11 the Spring
field high school, and Kobcrt Smiley,
owner of Ilie Smiley screen works,
were struck by a Wabash passenger
train while crossing the tracks iu a
buggy. Both were taken to St. John's
hospital, where each had a leg ampu
tated. They may not recover.
Smallpox Fpidemlr l'ro e'. l:i mil mj;.
Springfield. Ills.. Jan. in. Informa
tion received hy tlie state board of
health is that the smallpox epidemic in
Williamson county lias attained alarm
iug proportions. Secretary Kgan has
lust: ucted the sheriff to quarantine all
To Cure LaGilppe In Two I)ay,
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the money
if it fails 10 cure. E. ,V. Grove's
signature is on each box. 25 cents.
HOT IN IT.
Secretary of War Will Not
Stand for Vice Presi
dency. SO WRITES HENRY C. PAYN?.
Uelieves That He is More
Useful in the Cab
inet. Milwaukee, Jan. lo. Henry C.
Payne, national republican commit
teeman of Wisconsin, this morning is
iu receipt of a letter from Eliliu Kooi.
secretary of w ar, iu which Root states
that he is uot, and will not, be a can
didate for the office of vice president;
that he has arrived at this conclusion
by reason of tne very delicate condi
tion of affairs which exists aud will
continue for a considerable period in
Cuba aud the Philippines. lie deems
it tar more, important to the country.
the administration aud the republican
party that he continue to attend to
the business of the war office than t
be the candidate for vice president.
FLOUR FINALLY RELEASED.
The American Careo In lelazo IIhv
I'repared for Delay.
London, Jan. 10. The American
Hour seized in Delagot Bay has been
released. Choate had an interview
with Salisbury this afternoon ami re.
ceived a verbal reply to the represen
tations of the Washington govern
ment. A British note on the subject
was sent later to the embassy. The
gist of it was cabled to Washington.
In brief, foodstuffs are not consigned
as contraband of war unless intended
for the enemv.
Washington, Jan 10. Hay has not
received the answer of the British
government to the representations by
Choate, representing the seizure of
American flour in Delagoa Bay. It is
said at the state department that im
mediate answer is not expected, ow
ing to the extreme importance of cs-
tiolishing an absolutely correct and
found precedent. This is equally de
an able on our own part as well as
Great Uritian's, in view of the possible
effect it may have on OJr own future.
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