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Negotiations Resumed Between tng
land and United States.
Canada roncci) to nnctnt
The Slate PeparmfM Olllclali at Waihlngttn
Say that an Agreement MaySooa
Ac fipettca. i
WnaulMton, July 16.-There -will lie
no Mirrender o( American sovereignty i
to Canada ovir any territory In Alaska i
cwlod to the t'nlt(H) States itniler thei
Jtan Frnncfecn. CL, July SC.
Francisco witnessed uno ef lb war
horrors which have made tills nation
Irk at heart. Ann In the fault wee at
tboee In Miwer.
The hoftfritnl whip Mnrniu City rame
Into iwrt with AM sick and wounded
fighter fratn the 1ttllltplnr wnr. They
w whii and weak. Suffering 'M
I written on ovory face. Some could not
I ! tli-lr luwlii
The homillol stenmer dwked at Fre
tnnnt street wharf. Tim order were
leaned to transfer the stricken korae
to the PreeWlo hospital.
Those won- the order of the great
hammock campaigner, Oen. Shatter.
Ware thorn ambulances and atretch
era and nurses and stretcher-bearer
mill doctors on hand at Fremont street
wharf lo see that the lek and
tie Called On the President Upon
His Jlctura to Washington.
HIS SUCCESSOR NOT NAMED.
To Ot It Grandmere, Canada, lo UH till Son
ad Then tie Hill Take Tart In the Sena
torlal Campaign In Michigan.
tul tuuu u-arn nmtinrlv tllltl teil-
trentor of imrcboeo from Ituscln In ( trunU9mt , til0 pastille? Not
J. Future noaotlalkiwioH the modus; ...-t-,.- the mlm otul lot
Vivendi mwsl ho conducted without re
gard to ChiihiIh'h rbtlm Ui the Porcu
pine district, which lias Iwn definitely
rojoetod lr Hi" rnltml States.
3. Tho I'nttwl atMl will consider a
tho nfrk man dB the rest. The orders
were (tint the Morgan City's patients
were In go aboard the (Jan. McDowell
iiiifinr LMiNKd to think that they
loKltlon from HiiKland looking to 1 eoui.j ny from one tunttr t nnothor.
tho tomKrary iw of Pyramid narbor ,( , 9V(tt ,,e lw,19rt n0 nden,unte
or nny other portion of the Lynn rn- tnnm (of gf(UK tJie im.rJddflu man
iml. the tmola of tho .roHltloti to l i WHl of ll0 Umt,i hlp. hi Ukmu who
timt two iTiiiiiNi hihim it unu aimu WWfl ( ()nfk wcro fortell t,,
nmliitHlii Jiirladletlnn ovw nurri iiorU. 1 ,j)M(llr Ht t, tnrlo of mn hardly
Tim United Htt hImi l hv tJt i We , w,k tmjltK t0 mrry tho
jKiwor to Rhronmo mmi um ut ny i . nf wba eania not wulk at
i. Tlie irmpornry ir of uii pert
will bfl emwlltlnncd an fnn- rtHinroral
trHitn fm lllty to Im jjmnicd ly Cnni
to lb i'111.in of Aluxkii in fur in
tttnnM1. m mllwiiy rlnlit in th Yukon
Mini the iiImiIMIoii nf i iTtnln Ihwn which
Itatir Imrd MRNinat Ui Amrrlijuj m(
tlertt in CiiiumIii.
S. Tho fill me nmcottnti'iD on tho
HHHlim vImikII to Ih riiniliiitrd nt
WnaliliiKtoii or pelnr- iM-iween Mr
MeffiiiHhl I'nwer. Ilrltlfh . hto il'nf
Mn nml Mr. IUy. rrurv of ntntf.
Thiu 11m ltenniiH Klve nuhttan
HhIIj IK" riHiilt of tin nrKollatlona
whlrb li. v c Ihhii reaonii'd Ikiwmd Km
KlniHt Hid tho I'lllleil State on
Tue alfitf iletMrtiflont olUctuii
thHt thoro haa Iiwh ancli n ra4lral j
ihnmo In Uw iltnaUnti that an hkmo- 1
inont may won do fjpwtM oh the
inodita rlTflinlld on the Hbo of the
five proioalttoiia referred to.
The rlMHRe haa been In far or of the
etato dofwrtiHent. It haa brwulit Ciui
hiIh to terma on theee two ImiHirlnnt
llrtit. that any noKAtlaltnna on a Hin
du i vlvondl thai I not Ih- Iwiod on terma
dlclntod by Cunnria.
Sooond. tlmt CmiwiIh nan bon
tiroHght to ronaent to a iiropoalllim
which alio ropwlod before tho rluli
Joint rommliudon. HiiKlnnd hna now
rocurred to tho proiiotdtlon u iiKHlllled
by the Amorloun lotnuiliwlntiani and
ndotttcd It nn hor own. It In for thin
rcRHin tlmt tho autu dirtmeiit of
ficial pxproea tbo opinion tlmt n mo
dus vlvendl Ih III mIrIH and nt hs eiuly
What renmlflH tu he done la tn maku
effective In lindon imd here the npree
mont Htter oil the detail hnve boon
mutimlly mibmtttrd. It la ponalble that
Roorelnry Hay and Mr. Tower will lin
lih the iieKOtlatlona at Newport, aa
Bcorttnry Hay und Mr. Towor will
lenve WnablnKtnn In n few daya lor
Tho United State RtinbfMt Maehlaa
arrived In Bt. ThoninK In connwllon
with tho qtieiitlen of the coal pur
hal durlns the Hleiwijo-AiiietUttn
-ar, wment for whkh It tlll nil.
Mrt, Hllft .Not tlullt;.
ChloBKO, 111-. July S6 -Mra. AHKWta
flU'le waa yeatenlay erenlBi; dwlarwl
hy r Jury of not guilty of e murder of
hor iH(Hbwlrm.Cthrli ulue, TWa
tiaa hna been o trial for nearly a
wook and baa been full of hUUH-leal
ill, firtw bH bar aaelber tiecauae
lb tUltor atarsKe4 to Ileile Ntylaa
h dlWHiMar f Mra. Style, the charac
lr ot bar wnther. Wken her daugh
ter anwe to her wltb tbt eiorlmi Mra.
Right bore at one af the Krwtt army
tweta of the world blunderlnK IncaiMc
tty left the alrk to land the alck. the
woundetl tn rare for the wounded,
the dylntt to leaH ott Utoee almoat In
for three honra 'thet Invallda were
kept on the wharf with hardly room
enoiiRh to at retrh In. Not a nttrto waa
tent there to toot he tho hrowa ot iln.
Men who needed the moat careful
attention were left lo shift tor litem -salvea.
All Oen. Hhaller did for thew wna to
iteue hi eommanda. They waited
meillflne and he nnve thetn order.
7'ae iHMiple about the dor-lie Brew high-
i ly IndtBMBiit. Miirmurlnna a rote and ; the aer tury
y murmiirlnw broiiRht no relief to th
WanhlnRton, July 80. Secretary ot
War IliiMcll A. Alger yoaterday tender
ed hla rcalnnatlon to tno iirealdent, to
take effect nt tho Intter'a plwmtiro. Tho
roalcnalion wna nocoptcd.
BocroUry Algor will rotlro within a
few daya. Ha will then go to Urnnd
more Canada, where ho will vlalt hla
oldcat son. After that ho will leap
Into tho aanatorlal fight In Mlnhlgnn.
Vice Proaldont Hobnrt la tmdoralood
to bo rMponalble for Algar'a retire
Tho aecretnry, having cmiflilonee tn
the vloo prMldoiifn amiability and
aenso of juatlce, went to Img llrnnoh
and nked for moral support In tho nt
tnoka mado upon him by follow llo-publlcnnR.
Tlie vice pdoaldent. It la wild, while
a aymtmthetlc llatener, told the uecre
tnry that tho aentlmont aualnat him,
whothor or not Justly founded, mado
It Impoaelhle for him to give aattafac-
tton In the war dopftrtmant and that
a reetsnatton would teem to him the
practical, jtidleloua and aelf-reanecUng
Thla reeolTad Alger'a dmtltte.
1 le always believed tho iirealdent
atood ly him. nirt only officially hut
privately and peraonally, Hut when
tho AlBer-lhngree coalition arrived
Miveral week aatt. tho prealdant'H aent
linent experlenred a rhaugo.
A I Kr fit that time announced to hla
potential friend that he would roalgn
if the prcelrtent required him lo do m.
The preeldint declined to martyrize
Mr. Algr took tho hemlock about 10
pale nml trembling men who had ta . rdork yeaterday morning. Ho arriven
helti thomeelvee or not be bellied at from I-ong Iiram h Tuotnny nigni ami
Ul. I abut hlmkelf In hla hoiiw, dcllulng to
It was aftttr t o'cloek In the after-1 oe all eallera.
noon when the McDowell and Vlnllant At 9 olnk yentetday morning he
atoamiHl up to I'romnnt atreet pier. It , cHm1 at the white hou-o and In a
mut have boon fi o'clock whin the i nve-mltiute Interview with the prcal
alrk and wimuded ronched the I'realdlo dent told htm of hla Intention.
,ulpltB, Mr. MeKtnley exprw-ned regret at the
All day they Imd been Iniffetwl about awretary Irrev.K-able decision, wiylng
In making tho tran.fer. , '- reelgnatlon when
the eoeretary eared to hand It In. and
.i.n.rl ... V..rW. Interview end(Kl.
York. July an. Jim Joffrlea, "r"- -
i Willie ninifc mill inc uim urruiii uiiii-
I thing t-erlou had happened.
Secretary Alger having taken, the I
I plunge, made a plrlted dcfene of hla
New York, July 10. New York trol
ley men Joined the llrooklyn trolley
men yesterday In tholr big alrlke. Tho
oenter ot vperntlona in New York waa
on Second avoitue, whore early yo
terday morning dynamite waa uacd In
an attempt to blow down tho olovated
railroad atructuro. Seorea of peoplo
wcro aerloualy Injured In tho Second
nvenuo dlntrloU Ut night that groat
thoroughfare waa crowded with a Jtti
Ing, howling mob almoat Ha entlro
The great tenement gave forth
tholr worltliiBtncn tojldenta, who
backed up tho atrlkora In many a
fierce struggle with the police,
and with tho men were many women
and still creator number of children.
Thoy atoned every car that paaaed
over the trnclta, hurled rocka and
chunk of Iron and vegetables of vari
ous nature from tho roofs of hotiaes
and from windows; they bnrrlended
tho atreota with paving atones, tore
up tho street Irons, choked up the
slots with wire and spike .nd bloik
aded tho thoroughfare.
They had many a hand to hand con
flict with tho patrolmen that hud boon
placed along the line. Of the Injured
tho exact number cannot be known.
Sovornl policemen were removed to
hospital win brokou Imnea and torn
acnlps. At least one striker or sym
pathiser had his skull fractured and a
boy had hla skull frarturei!. Innumer
able iwaaengora on the oars received
bad wounds and It waa Impossible for
pattenger on Second avanuo to go
much above Fourteenth ntroot.
It waa the hope of the strikers to
make a deep ImpreMlnn by tholr suo
ceea In Second avenue, and so far an
rioting waa concerned, they nud their
eymimthlier mnde It.
At 11:10 Inat night all operations on
the Second avenue lines were suspend
ed. None of the olllclnla of tho com
pany would nealgn n ronton for with
drawing the com, but the strikers
clnlmod that the company did not
I have men enough In run them.
On the other lines throughout New
' York the strike waa mil at any tlmo
prominent during tho day. Yesterday,
however, tho motormeti on tho Hlghth
1 avenue line to the uiimbur of 100 or
j more organized nud daclnrod a strike.
They thereupon set to persuade tholr
fellow workmen lo leavo tholr cars
' and with atifllriont sucreaa to have
cars running on only nn hour sehedutn
before midnight. To-day. they declnro.
Hlghth nvenuo will also be tied up.
i ROOT Of NEW YORK
Was Tendered and Accepted Vacant
Secretaryship of War.
CHANGE TO TAKE PLACE SOON.
Secretary Alger Not Inflected to Continue
Longer Than the Tint ot August.
Other Next of letereit.
the world's heavy-weight champion,
who haa been meeting all comers on
the road, will arrive In till city to
day. The champion come hero to arrange
details for his trip nbroad. He baa
engnged pawnee ou the luerst Hla
marck. which will Thiirwluy morn
Jeffrie will be aerompanled by his
brother Jack and buslneaa munnger,
Hoc O'Nell. He exports to make a
tour through the principal cities on the
While abroad Jeffrie wilt meet
Charley Mitchell and Jem Smith. Ill
exhibition with the latter will tnko
P'See In Pari. j
limy nniuy mis mnue urmngemenis
for the reception of the champion when
ho reaches Knglnnd.
Ha ha burned a chnllengo to moot
all comers, and any eomlilnatlou
hoavywelght aspirant will be nocoui
modutod by pouting a forfeit.
conduct of the war department. He
HMld that ofllclully he did absolutely
nothing of which the white house was
unaware before and during te Stanlsh
wr and alnre.
Fenttle. Wash., July 20. The Iomi of
twelve memhorfl of tho steamer Hlk
expedition to Kotzburg Is reported
from St. Michaels by the steamer
Honnoke. Twelve men porlshod nt
i various points along tho trail between
the Selawayek and Koyukuk rivers.
Scurvy fell first upon them, then
starvation and frost. Mrs. W. II.
Hons ot May City, Mich, was the only
snrvlvor. Tho dead are: Capt. W.
He defended himself from the charge ! II. Hens. James Hutton, Frank Caldcr,
of disloyalty to the president In mak-'Dfty City, Mich.; Capt. Charles 8mtth
Ing a coalition with I'lngrec. and said and Frank Johnson Fort Hadloek.
he wn as slneore for the president's Wash.; Joe Hhelnhnrt, Milwaukee;
re-election as Senator McMillan and Joneston House. Windy Is'and.
Hurrowa. who had demanded hla reUro Wash.; Harl I'lummcr, Fort Town
menu send; Duncan McCull. Chicago; P.
V. Vcttur. Stratton. Fa.; Fetor John
son, an unknown tailor.
The story of the death nt this jwrty
was told to Harold Bturgls of Chicago
by Mrs. Kens, who was brought In
from the headwater of the Koyukuk
river. Mra. Dens escaped death on
the trait, but it In danger of dying
N.w Wlln.il l ouil.l.
Outhrlc, Ok., July 20 Another wit
ness bus been found to testify against
W. A. Hill, or Alexander Joster. re
cently taken to Missouri from Tecum
eb. Ok., to answer to the murder of
Oil her t Outi In 1S72. In the person ot
Abel Wa-hlMirn, a farmer living near
lletintttfey. Ok. Washburn lived in
Mlteonrl and know all parties.
M.nr lloj.' KlrlU.
Cincinnati. O . July 16. The atrlke i
uf mtMenger boya that betfftn last
SfitHrday haa reached aerlona ondl
UBfla. Hoodlum and Idlers aurround
the telearaph uii district office anil In
tercept tbe new meeaengera In differ
ent parte of the city. Yeaterday the
maaeeHgera were aent out In cab with
a police aaaa aecomiwiirlng each driv
er, but stones and miasllea were
thrown at the vehicles the same aa at
that taking street cars Monday.
Htrlaa waa frantic, and hunting for her Many of the me sen Her have been Be
ittfjtker shot her down on lahi. Much rloualy hurt. Two have been stabbed.
eyiniathy was espreetu-d for Mra. several burl by Missile and many
Sirlea aa accouHt of the nature of the , .-(, been badly beaten tin. There will
starlet laid to ber itildin by their be snoiher meeting, at wlitch It is
KfttHdmotber. tbook-t that the striker will learn of
When the verdict as announced Htore radical action hereafter trow
Mr. eirlM waa nearly frantic with" Ike wiH'-
Tm ThIi u rilp.
Waahlngton. July W. President and
Mrs. McKlnley will leare Washington
Waahlngton. Jnly :.-Mr. Bllhu
Hoot of Now York has boon tendered
and baa accepted the secretaryship ot
Hllhu Hoot waa born Feb. 16, 180G,
at Clinton, Onolda county. ..ew York,
Ho graduated from Hamilton oollogo
In tho elass of '04 and ontered tho New
York unlvorslty law school.
Ho wns admitted to tho bar In 107.
since which time he baa boon In tlie
actlvo practice of his profession tn
thla city. Ho was I'nlted States attor
uey for the southern district ot New
York from March, 1883, to July
188S. Ho was vice president ot the
association of the bar of tho city ot
Now York for a numbor of years, vlco
proaldont of the New York Grant Mon
ument nasoclatlon, nt ono tlmo proel
tlont of the Republican club and vice
prealdont of tho Union League club
He haa been n trustee of Hamilton col
lege since 1SS3 and hn served as pre
ldent of the New Knglnnd society In
the city of New York.
Ho was ono of the most prominent
meailwra of tho last New York state
constitutional convention, where he
served aa chairman of tho Judiciary
Tho announcement of Mr. Hoot's ap
pointment was made at tho wnr de
partment. It wnn stated thnt Senator
Piatt camo to Washington nrmod with
authority from Mr. Hoot to accept In
hi name tho wnr portfolio.
It Is not expected Hint tho accept
ance will rnnko nny changes In the
plan of Seerotnry Algor nnd ho will re
main on duty hero until the end ot tho
present month, being assisted by Mr.
Melkeljohn. who waa expected to
reach Washington Bnturday afternoon.
Bocrctnry Alger had confidently ex-
nnrimt the nniiolntmont of Mr. Hoot
ami waa very much pleased at the
Thla wna cvldnccd In tho following
i,iHnr. which Secretary Algor ad
dressed to hla aucccaaor:
Washington. July 21. My donr Mr.
Hoot: All I know la what tho newspa
pera any, that you aro to aucceed mo
as seerotnry of wnr. Should It come to
you, 1 most urgently urgo you to make
the sacrinee and accept tho position.
With your knowledge of law and your
ntnntinnt health you can servo the
country In a way given to few men
Sincerely yours, H. A. ALOKH.
Hon. Hllhu Hoot, New York.
lli.r.r. for Hi l'lilllilti.
Wellington. July 21. Tho quarter-
master's depnrtment haa chartered
seven vessels for the transportation ot
horses to the Philippines. They are
tho Slnm, City ot Byduey nnd Aztec
of Son Francisco, the Athenian, Mc
tnrin. (inrrone and Fort Arthur ot
Seattle. These vessels will carry all
tho horses dealrod for tho Philippine
service nt the present time. Oen
Otis has been directed to complete a
skeleton cavalry regiment It be deem
Kli.ttr.fc Stilt In I'msre.
Clevolnnd, O., Jnly SI. Tho riot In ft
whlsh continued throughout Saturday
night wns renowwl yesterday and thcrv
were several serious outbreaks ot vlil
lence, but no clashes bttween the mobs
nnd tho troop.
Cam were started running aa usual
yostorday morning on nil but ono or
two lines. Th mobs were astir early.
When a ear enme along with two pr
daemon on bonrd H wns attacked wtib
a shower of stones, fn spite of. the po
licemen tho non-union tnotorman nnd
conductor were handled roughly. One1
ot Item, named MeDermott, had two
ribs broken and thi other wna Utdly
brulsod. Ono of the policemen fired
at tho mob, the bullet striking n mnn
nnmcd Wcnnlck. The mob usfuultcit
tho officers, both of whom were repeat
cdly struck with stor.ee nnd but for
the Intervention of a priot't ot tiie Cath-
ollc church, near nt hand, tho officers
might have boon lynched.
Hy this time the ears bud been mixed'
up in the meteo and' n patrol wagon,
of police arriving, tho rioters dispersed:
nnd tho cars were taken to the barns.
Thoro wna n serious dlsturbnnco am
tbe llroadway line at the corner of
Prnlrlo street, whore a mob of 300 ne-
nemblid in the forenoon nnd obstruct
ed tho tracks. Finally a car same
nlong from the Wilson nvenuo bnrns'
having on board Borgt. Htirrows nnd a
privr'e of inlllMu and Detective Kolsn.
Tho officer ordered the mob to disperse
when the motormnn attempted to re
movo tho obstruction from tho track
but tho rioters abnweil light. Then
Sergt. Iliirrovs and thfr ono soldier
flxod bayonets, fared tho mob and at
templed to clear the way. There was
n sharp fight for a few minutes, dttrlnr;
which n perfect shower of atones foil
about tho detective and tfw joldlor,
smashing tho car windows. Nb one wav
xorlously hurt, and after nrrostlbg two
of tho rioters nnd plaelng thorn on tho-
car, It waa returned to the barns. The-
pollce nfterwnnt charged the mob mak
ing several nrrosts. Th military an
guard nt tho Holmon avenue bnrns, ott
the south sldo, woro nnnoyed durlni;
tho gronter part of the day by a Jeer
ing mob, nnd fifteen arrests woro runde-
thero with tho nulstauce ot the police.
In tho afternoon a moo of 1000 con
ceived tho Men ot blocking tracks on
Ornngn street by placing a big boulder
it the mldde of tho strcot nnd building.
nre nround It. Tho plnn worked suc
cessively nnd the cars were dolaycd for
nrnrly nn hour, when tho pollco drove
the mob nwny, put out the fire, nnd
gnvo the street railway men a obnnce-
o removo tho stone.
Thrco men were ont to the hospital
with wounds made by policemen's
clubs ot tbo end of this riot.
Cowea. Jnly . Thoro waa beauti
ful weather yeaterday for the trial ot
the yacht Shamrock, challenger for
probably within a week for., pleasure thp America' cup. ana I net the Hrltan
Irlp dealgned mainly for Ike benefit nl-n. There were big crowd, both
ot Mra. McKlnler'a health. They aahorr and afloat, to witness the race.
wilt no to Lake Chaasnlaln. and will The tourw waa Tueeday a court re
be abeeat front Washington for J" larinK l!lnt. wf
leaet two weeka. on their way uaeg mJ k Mnt enoy, thence
iney mmr "v i-hf w
iwy the prow teed visit to Vie Ifeit
! to the Xab llghUhlf . flnlaiiliiK at the
Salt buoy off Portsmouth.
ilidtBlit and kafsad her husband.
tlagijillar. ker twa attoraeya and near i
)y eotraady else blw could rai h.
1 he strike of th dot-ktaen
verp I upttMdlHK.
Ww. Armatrong. who la charnad i
with being ImHHcated with Daniel
CoMablln In an alleged attempt to
bribe the Jury In a land daman cue at
Cbkaaa. wualHst the lllluoU (Antral,
was arreaiHd at Settle. Waah.
WHl ('all h teil .Imii.
Irankfart. K. July .-Oov. Ilrad
ley will not call a aaaetal Meeting of
the leWlature, neither will ha aend
trooa to Cloy county under nteaent
coMdltlona. He reached this conclu
sion last night. He thinks tbe legta-
TroHtr 1 Villi I'HUHBol.
WBthlngtan, July M. The slate de
partment has been Informed throHgh
the lortuguee iharae that tbe re
ciprocity nrranRwneirt concluded be
tween tk I'nlted States and Portugal
under tbo DliiRley tariff act will be
iianaheeter. Ky.. July . At lb
nxamlnlac trial of fleafge and Peter
I'hllpat tar tbe murder of Morrta and
the Qiirtlna, beM Monday by Judge
Wright, none of the Or) (tin appeared.
After bearing a half dosrn or more
wltHetees the court dlamiMH-d the de
fendants The Phllpots then asked
that (Ireen Ulliba be aummnned to an
swer for the kming of K l FUher but
tho Judge said (JiUba was not note o
come Into court IM '. J id be
p.VJL ftonn Jtorsf i uci.
ll.fi.4tMl lilt ,tl,imllillMnl.
Oulbrie, Ok.. July HI. Capt. Harry
C. Karats of this city yesterday re
eelved efMclal noilee ef hla appointment
a ft rat lieutenant and aselgned to tbe
thirty-fourth Infantry at Fort i-upttu.
Colorado. He will probabW be autbor
laed to recruit a company In Oklahoma.
I 'apt llarnei. la a son of Gov Ilarne.
was a captain of volunteers In in the
Hpantth war and la now acting ax ad
j i u general of the Trriitutt
H gh It Healer formerly a m Hisns
rrrr, jmnt of New York has flTca a pe
i im. n In bankrup'rv I sb litu 1S2,
kiture wuM not enact lawa relating , fW "
ta tbe Judiciary weeasanry to reach the
Ctai eounly tltoatloa. nnd he dawbts
It the military would do any rood
Ta lUhlbll Uqtton I'rndusllen,
Waahingten. July M. Mr. John
Hyde ot the agricultural department,
oottan ftxpert far tbe Unlte-d States
rommbtelan to the Paris expotltlen,
la Minding out elreuiara requeetlng
ontrlbutlona for tbe proposed exhibit.
The circular volcea tbe Intention of
tbe commission to make a very com-
inHKoment," and not a treaty In the
(nil tenie ef the term, this convention
will became alterative upon prorlftina
tian at the nroaldent.
SantlsgB, Cuba. July S. Notwith
standing the fever epidemic, only six
teen death from all cautea were re
ported last week. This la the lowest
mortality report tbe city haa ever
known. No new cases of yellow fever
have been reported In Ave daya. tnd
nearly all the patient In the hospitals
are ronaltrnt The medlrni otO
ccra claim that tbe danger la past.
Alaliama I'ulilln l.amli.
Waahlngton, July 24. Secretary ot
the interior Hitchcock, haa dlaap
proved n recommendation at the com
mlMlaiier of the general land oftlee for
the sale of nil the public lands In
Alabama by nubile auction. Thoae
UNorruDled and unreserved lands in
the state aggregate Mt,B73 aero, over
the nronoted dltpoeltlon at which
there haa been considerable acltatloa
luuirn l Wrhi
Weir City, Kan., Jnly SI. The coal
Httacra working for the J. H. Durkee
Oaal eo hi pany, who went an strike
Friday because It waa reported Durkee
waa sending coal to one ef the north
ware o nn strike, to All their eonlnu't.
have returned to work. Durkee at
Armed that be had not sold any coal
to the offending company.
W. H. Falcon, a Hebrew merchant ot
Lake Charles. I-a eomntltUd Milelde
br 'hooting tT.-a matol ahats Into b
oreliead. He died auoui an naur
alar, sad rallied to aay lie waa tired ef
Clfy of Moxlco, July 21. The gov
ernment will build four llgniiiousea
on, tbe eastern lattoral of the Yucatan
peninsula. Tho department ot com
munications has contracted through
Samuel Hermanns of New York tor
the construction of tho now llght
hotueft. The nme Arm will nlo fur
nish a llghthouso tender for tho
The remarkable Increase In the cus
totni collections and stamp taxea Indi
cate widespread prosperity here, n.
fact which has Induced t-ro great
American Insurance companies, tho
Koultable and the Now York Life, to
return to tbo Mexican field.
Ufnyttte, Ind., July 21. While
Imthlng in Durkee run yesterday Qhaa.
Zlnk. Walter Volllneor and Foul Held,
thrco boya, were drowned. Tue bodies
Itondou, Ky., July 21. The gravity
at tho situation at Manchester, Ky.,
and generally throughout Olny county,
run not be oar-oatlmnted. It la felt
profoundly here, twenty-six miles
Many non-combatants have left thelt
homee. abandoning their crops, nnd as
many otheni aa ean will leavo soon.
Bvon here In Uindon the Insecurity l
felt le such nn axtsnt that some fami
lies are leav.ng.
An outbreak may occur to-day. tho
day set for tits trial of tbe I'hllputa. aw
ouaed of killing Aaron Morris nnd oth
ers. Ileth parties nre mustering armed
forces for marching into Mansheslar.
The Phllpots have fifty-two armed
hofeomon and no ono knows how many
footmen. The Morris Oriffin faitlon
alto have a large foree. liotti edet
will march fully armed into Manches
ter, arriving at 9 o'elook to attend the
pk-.e exhibit ' the capability of tbe
United States la tie matter ef cotton I Albert M Knight colored.
aroiaetlrM. drowned am QaUarlllc
IVhtst tlrawtrs' to Meet.
Columbia, 8. O., July '4. A call hat
been Issued for a convention ot South
Carolina wheat glowers, fnrmere and
others Interested In the subject, at
Ureenwood, Aug. IS. There was a
Urger area ot wheat planted this year
than for many years, and the result
was remarkably satisfactory, More
than a dozen roller mills have been
built In this state this spring and sum
mtr, sad all arc running os full time.
IWtoIi In Nicaragua,
Mobile, Ala., luly 24. Mall adrltes
from Central America by tho last fruit
steamer Indicate that the lateat revolt
In Nicaragua, In the Merldonal depart
inent. la causing the administration ot
President Zelaya aerloua concern.
Since the rising of Oen. Hies In the
Uluefleldt region there have been jae
rlea ot attempts against Oen i&elty
wblcb hu baa resisted with tbe aaaltV