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Kiy Wf.st, Florida, Feb. 28. The
'latest story hi to tli way the ''Maine"
was blown up is contained ta a letter
.forwarded by secret Cuban club In
ilavava to .1. M. Covin, a (.'uliau in
surance agent hern. fhe Cuban re
ceived tt In the ordinary course of the
mad. It wan written in Knglish. but
was Signed "Maquinista" ( iiiai-hiiilnt ).
A fur a long preamble, saving that the
writer knew the "Maine'a" f lic was due
to a Spanish plot, the letter goes on to
;iy thrtt In an old warehouse at santa
Catalina, 'no yards from where the
"Maine" was moored, some diving
apparatus had been hulden, and tliHt
from thia base two divert Imd worked
by night and tilled the torpedo hole of
the "Maine" with djnaiiiite cartridges,
and connected them with wire to the,
buttery on the land, from winch the
card luges were exploded.
Acc( riling to the letter, th divert
were to 1ih been paid a large turn,
which baa not leen forthcoming.
Tim uhatm In Key Wnt say that
the Investigation in Havana has
tended to confirm the statements of the
i letter, which w ill go b fore the Court
4u ollicer of t tie "Maine," whose at
4iition was called to the story today
) emed considerably scared, thit report
rplicat.ng the otlicera at not
(hi roughly attendant to dutiet, and as
serted positively to the correspondent
íhat the torredo holes of the ''Maine"
I ail not beeu opened during her stay in
V I he survey steamer "linche" sailed
his afternoon for Havana to convey
lie remainder of the"Maliie's"wounded
o the Dry Tortugas.
Tlie four-masted schooner "Isaiah
irt" has arrived with coal fur the
siiinoton, Fib, 28. According
.latches received at the Cutholic
erslty, the consistory to be held at
ue today will elevate to the rank of
lin.il. Mgr. Dell Volpe, chamber
i to the, I 'one. and Mgr. ('Musca.
' learned AugustiihO monk and
sent secretary of the Propaganda
le. Hoth are Italians. It had been
pected that an American archbishop
uld receive the honor of a red bat
this consistory, but the dispatch In
estion would Indicate otherwise.
innati, )., Feb. 28. "Kid"
the crack colored feather weight.
III" ft' Hir llalli. HI 1MB IIIO V 1 1 ) tl HO
S is. hddlH Gardner In their lifteen
mid contest before the Dayton, Ken-
iKV, Athletic club tonight. The men
Ighed in this allernooa at 13n pounds.
Hi have been training bard and the
i tent will be a hot one.
Vasiiinotov, Feb. 28. It can be
ted aulhorilively that the navy de.
mem mis receiveu noining lo in
te the cans of the 'Maine" ex
ion. All things seem to be clouded
i foreboding silence. It may be the
less that preceeds the storm.
I . .
vr Wknt. Feb. 28. The Naval
H of Inquiry, investigating the
tine" disaster held a session today,
oniiuued examining the survivors,
inemteri of the court mmnUin
lute silence concerning the evi-
e taken, anu tneir conclusions are
,'V Wmt.FI., Feb. 28. Orders
-o issued todltv ut the urmv Iturrm.ka
Í prohibiting enliuted men from
itig the reservation without special
aits and curtailing ollicers' leave,
ieüplaiiution la given for this cx
jidl and very extraordinary sever
Athens:, Greece, Feb, 28 One of
the men who conspired against and
tried to assassinate King George, of
Greece, last Saturday, has been antici
pated, and is now under arrest. He Is
a minor employe In the city mayor s
v ben pressed to give the names of
his accomplice in ni I lempled.
murder, be t'jully reiusetl.
This fanatic does not give vent to the
desires of the (,r.-ek people in his de
sires to rid the klniriiom of Its sover
eign J o be sure. King George is Hot
popular at present, and yet, with all
Ids mighty relatives and those of the
rest or the rojal family of Greece, the
sober lirif'ks of reason realize thai
without the iuiluence of the
roval family, Greece could hold
out but a little while towards
niainl fining her kingdom against her
heavy dents, increased now by many
millions through the late war calami
ties, and against the strong fates of
The King of Greece la not as
much out ol favor with his people us
the popular belief accredits him with
being. More and more he Is recognized
sa a necesnity to the maintenance ot
Washington, Feb. 2S The House
rv.;ored the internal revenue I rami
fund to the sundry bill by a vote of It C
Washington, Feb. 28. After the
discussion of war appropriations In the
House of Representatives today, the
sundry civil bill was takeu up. An
amendment, requiring the clerks of the
federal courts of Arizona and New
Mexico to report their fves emoluments
annually, was unanimously adopted.
A provision relating to the 1'aris
exposition was ruled out on a paint of
Washington, Feb. 28 Tha Senate
resumed the consideration of the Cor
bett case, liacou, of Georgia, and liur
rows, of Michigan, made arguments in
opposition to seating Corbctt.
Corbvlt Nat Cralrd
Washington, Feb. 28. The Senate,
by a vote of 50 to I 'J, refused to seat
Cor belt as a senator from Oregon.
This Is the end of a bitter contest for
the Oregon light for aplace forCorbett.
Soprf nit Court.
Washington, Feb. 28. The Supreme
court today banded down its opinion in
the case of K. F. Holden, sheriff of Salt
Lake county I'tah, Involving the
constitutionality of the Territorial law
fixing a day's work at smellers's mines
St eight hours. Holden was arrested
for violating the law, and was sen
tenced to imprisonment.
W ami i not on, Feb. 28 The decision
in the Supreme court, upholding the
law of Utah, was aflirmed by the
Tinted Slates court.
Boston, Feb. 28. The spectacle of
an ordained minister of the I'rotestant
Kplscopal church making his debut on
the vaudeville stage, will be witnessed
here tonight. Ills name is James II.
W. Harris. He was graduated from
the Ntshota, Wis., Theological semi
nary, did unssioiiary work throughout
the west and accepted a call to the
church of the "Holy Redeemer," in
Oakland, Cal. Four year ago he re
signed to go upon the stage and has
been in training ever since. He makes
bis debut in a burlesque of Anthony
Coktf.z, Colo., Feb. 28. The entire
buiineHH portion of the town was des
troyed by a fire which origlnried in
liiucknier a hotel Sunday, i be
estimated at 2U,Ux).
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Feb. 28.
The French liner, "La Champagne,"
which left La Havre Feb. 13, with
over 300 passengers aboard, was towed
safely into this port Sunday by the
"La Champagne's tail screw shaft
broke Feb 17. The steamer an
chored and nine men put off in life
boats to notify any possible passing
vessel of the accident. She was loru
from her anchorage by a gale on Feb
18, and was then tossed helplessly on
the seas until last Wednesday, when
she was puked up o IT the banks of
New foundland, by the "Koman' and
towed into port.
Five of the crew weie picked tip In
the ship's life boat last Thursday and
were taken aboard the "Itolteidain," ol
the Holland-American line, in latitude
til degrees north and longitud i7 west.
I he meo were severely frost bitten.
The crew were at the life boat's oars
for six days, working with might and
During the long time of uncertainty
at sea, the passengers were perfectly
calm and the best of order prevailea.
The pat-sengers cheered the crew as
they left "La Champagne."
Huston, Feb 28. The lirstish steam
er, "Legislator," under Captain Ten
nant, bound from Liverpool to Colon,
took fire on February 13, and burned
liercely for three days. Fireman
Thomas KoberU was binned to death.
Second ollicer Jmes itateman and
Mamun William Angelí were drowned
by the capsizing of a boat. Third olll
cer Martin and Chief Steward John
Goffney went adrift, in another boat
and Chief Cook Fred M. Lee, crazed
with fearful burns, jumped overboard.
The remainder of the crew ot twenty
men with two passengers, Dr. WillUm
K. M rtimer and wife, of London, were
rescued by a fruit steamer, "Flower
gate," and brought into this port. Kx.
plosion after explosion occurred in the
cargo of the vesael wr.lle she was bum
log, threatening to send her to the
bottom at any moment.
Wasiiinoton, Feb, 23 The Presl
dent nominated, today, Captain Henry
1). Hoheson to be promoted to the rank
of commodore; Captain Wlnfleld
Schley commodore; Commander Theo
dore r. llowul, captain; Commander
William M. Folger, captain ; Lieuten
ant Commander Andrew Dunlap, com
mander; Lieutenant Commander Rich
ard Hush, commander. All ther.e pro
motions are in the regular line of suc
cessioa in the navy.
John C. Martin. of I'rescott, Arizona,
was appointed receiver of public mon
rja. Washington, Feb. 2U. The most
pronounced measures wete taken today
In the House of Representatives, to
wards war preparation, when Repre
sentative liromwell (itep. Ohio) Intro,
duced a resolution authorizing the
secretary of the navy to buy warships'
armament to cost eit),(io0.uu0.
The Associated l'ress report to Tiik
Oi'Tio do not contain particular as to
the distribution of this proposed ap.
propriation. Nor do the reports con
tain particulars as to the discussion
that followed the introduction of these
London, Feb. 28. "Australian"
Hilly Murphy and Will Curley, the
clever English bantam weight, weighed
in this afternoon at 117 pounds for
their twenty round contest tonight tor
g.Vio a Bide and the net receipts. Mar
pity is in anything but good form and
Curley 1 regarded as certain fur the
One resn srtiy
women are so penrr-
'UT troubled with
of the distinctly frra-
tbat as f.tli th-T.
lrurn nothinr sboi
thrir own physical
mail It). l'arrnta
ere vrnl'rg Bp to tie Importance of cúmw
lion of this kind, and younir women are o.
doming more and more able to Uke car
Of their hralth.
Cirelcncs in firlhood canse the frent-.
est uflrrtnK and untisTpinrs in aftrr life.
Little inrs-ulantirs and weaknesses in fills
should be looked after promptly and trrat-
tnrnt iiven at one. l)r. Pirrre's Favmitel
Presort iliin promotes rcfulnnty of all f tn.
Inine fiin-tiin, make atrrt rth and bniUts
tip a sturdy hialth with whiih to mrct the
trials to come. The " p'avmite Piesrrip
tion " is not a universal panarra. It is
food for but one thing. It ia directed
solely at one set of organa.
Ir PWre'a Common Sense Mrllral Artvtsr,
a Inn pave mmli.-al wnt k, proluNrly lllieilrated,
will I artit fire on rrrop of n onr-rvnl Matm
to covfr onatppe en.'v. Arf.lrrvt, World's iia
pcMKrjr Mtdicml AaaodaUoo, UuHala, M. V.
1'iiiLAKKi.riiiA, Feb. 28. league
Island navy yard was the scene ef
much excitement in consequence of the
report from Washington that the
cruisers "Columbia" and "Minneapolis,"
the double tmreted monitor "Mianto
nomah," and the ram "Katahdln" had
been ordered to g into commission
with dispatch, lioth cruisers have
skeleton crews aboard, while the mom
tor has been lying at her dock for
several years and the "Katahdin" e-i w
None of the naval oiHcials at the
yard would say anything relating to
the luture movements of the vessels,
hut from workmen it was learned that
the commission orders had bten issued.
This was borne out by the fact that
all day a large fores of men in the
construction and repair departments
were actively t work n the"f rianto-"
nomah" and the "Katahdin." Visitors
were kept off these boats, and only
those having friends among the ollicers
and crew of the cruisers were allowed
The work of enlisting roen will con.
tinue until orders to stop have been
received from Washington. Captain
('asey, the commander, said he did not
know for what vessel the men now be
ing enlisted are wanted.
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This will tell you without reservation.
It will repeat you the whole story, giv
ing you both the lights and the shad
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should have a copy. Resides the co
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you beautiful views of the Gulf Coast,
and much valuable matter concerning
the South as a place of residence anu
business. Soon to be issued from the
press of the Grander Age. Address,
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W cents for six copies, the Gkakdkb
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