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ON AUG. IS THE STARS AND STRIPES
FLOAT OVER HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.
TUe Ceremony Is Quite Imposing
The Emotion of Many Who Were
Born and Had Lived Under the
Hawaiian Ensign Was Solemn
The Picture Presented Was Most
StrikingThe Military and Naval
Display Was FineMinister Sew
.nil Received the Islands on Be-
half of the United States.
San Francisco, Aug. 24.Precisely at
eight minutes to twelve o'clock to-day
the Hawaiian flag descended from the
flagstaffs on all the government build
ings and exactly at live minutes to the
same hour the Stars and Stripes
floated on the tropical breeze from ev
ery official flagstaff.
The ceremony of to-day was a soost
impressive one. To hear the strains of
"Hawaii poni" for the last time as a
national anthem to hear the bugle
blow taps as the Hawaiian ensign
sank from its position and to notice
the emotion of many who had beea
bcrn under it and had lived their lives
under it, was solemn.
But then came the bright call for the
raising of Old Glory and the strains of
"The Star-Spangled Banner" broke
forth as that banner was unfurled to
the breeze. Then the cheers broke
forth and eyes that had been dim for
a few minutes became bright and light
ened up when the Stars and Stripes
blew out. The picture presented in
and around the executive building was
most striking. In the grounds and
around all the approaches were crowds
of onlookers of every section of a
varied nationality. Notably remarka
ble was the number of Hawaiians.
within the grounds the military and
naval display was fine. Hawaiian
troops, United States marines, the
mounted patrol, the police and the citi
zens guard presented a splendid ap
pearance while the platform for the
exercises and the verandans of the ex
ocutho building were gay with bril
liant summer dresses, danring feathers
and ribbons and the brightest faces
that Honolulu possesses. As soon as
l'usident Dole and his cabinet came
fi oui the executive building to the plat
form, the justices of the supreme court
followed then Admiral J. S. Miller and
then United States Minister Harold
Sewall came down the steps followed
by Capt. Wadleigh of the Philadelphia
and Capt. Watkins of the Mohican and
their staffs and Col. Barber, of the
Fiist New York regiment. The pro
ceedings opened with prayer by Rev.
G. L. Peterson. United States Min
ister Sewall then rose and addressed
President Dole who had also risen and
presented him with a copy of the les
olution annexing the Hawaiian islands
the United States. President Dole ac
knowledged by presenting a copv of
the treaty making a political treaty of
union with the United States and
yielded to Minister Sewall in behalf
of the United States, the sovereignty
and property rights over Hawaii. Min
ister Sewall said:
"Mr. President, I acknowledge on be
half of the United States the reception
of sovereignity and property rights
over the Hawaiian islands. The
United States army and navy forces
in these islands will protest them."
Minister Sewall then read a proc
lamation stating that President Mc
Kialey directs that the civil, judicial
and military powers of the govern
ment shall continue to be exercised by
the officers of the icpublic of Hawaii.
All such officers will be required to
take an oath of allegiance to the
United States and renew their bonds
to the United States government. The
powers of the minister of foreign
affairs will cease so far as they relate
to diplomatic intercourse between
Hawaii and foreign nations. The
municipal legislation of Hawaii and
the customs regulations will practically
remain in force until the congress of
the United States shall otherwise de
Following the reading of the proc
lamation Minister Sewall made an ad
dress congratulating the residents of
Hawaii upon the accomplishment of
THAT ORDER ARRIVES.
Fifteenth Spikes Its Guns and Moves
St. Paul, Aug. 24.Permission to re
move the Fifteenth regiment from
Camp Ramsey to Fort Snelling was re
ceived by Col. Leonhaeuser from the
war department at noon yesterday,
and the first two companies to go and
K, will get marching orders at 5 o'clock
this morning. During the day Com
pany and Company will be sent
out and Maj. Hand will remove his
headquarters to the new camp.
Sit Hundred and Fifty Soldiers
Aground Off Santiago.
Santiago, Cuba, Aug. 24.Two hun
dred and one men, the remainder of
-the Seventh infantry, will sail for Man
tauk Point to-morrow on the Prairie
Six hundred and fifty members of the
Thirty-third Michigan embarked on
the tug Laurto to go aboard the Har
vard this morning. The tug grounded
inside the harbor, near Morro castle,
and has not been in operation for two
or three days.
Will Go to Honolulu.
San Francisco, Aug. 24.A telegvam
Bias been received from the war depart
ment ordering all the troops of Gen.
Merritt's department remaining here
to be sent to Honolulu with at least
four months' subsistence and medical
-supplies au to be held there until fur
Condition of the Treasury.
Washington, Aug'. 24. Yesterday's
statement of the condition of the treas
ury shows: Available cash balances,
$278,264,436 gold reserve, $205,069,372.
MOST CORDIAL GOOD WISHES.
Are Sent hy Spanish Soldiers to
Washington, Aug. 24.A document
entirely unique in the annals of war
fare was cabled to the war department
by Gen. Shatter. It is in the form of a
congratulatory farewell address issued
to the soldiers of the American army
by Pedro Lopez de Castillo, a private
Spanish soldier on behalf of the 11,000
Spanish soldiers. The president was
much impressed by the address an#
after reading it carefully authorized its
publication. Following is the text of
address as cabled by Gen. Shafter:
Santiago, Aug. 22, 1S0S.H. C. Corbm, Ad
jutant General, USA, Wash.ngton. The
following letter has just been received from
the soldiers now embarking fcr Spain.
"To Maj. Gen Shafter, Commanding the
American Army in CubaSir The Spanish
soldiers who capitulated in this place on the
16th of July last, recognizing your high and
just position, pray that through you all the
courageous and noble soldiers under jour com
mand may receive cur good wishes and fare
well, which we send them on embarking for
our belov Spain For th favcr, which we
have no doubt you will grant, you will gain
the everlasting gratttude and consideration of
eleventh hour and the Spanish soldiers, who
are your most humb servants S gned, Pedro
Lopez de Castillo, Private of Infantry."
Al=o the following letter, addtessLd to the
soldiers of the American army
"Soldiers of the American Arms We would
not be fulfilling our duty as we 1-born men,
in whose breasts there live giatitude and
courtesy, should we embark for our beloved
Spain without sendirg to you our most cor
dial and good washes and farewell We fought
you with ardor, with all our strength, en
deavoring to gam the victory, but without the
slightest rancor or hate towards the American
nation We have been vanqu shed by vou (so
our generals and chiefs judged in signing the
capitulation), but our surrender and the bloody
battles precedirg it but left in our souls no
place for resentment against the men "who
fought us nobly and vaiiantlj. Tou fought
and acted in compliance with the same call
of duty as we, for we all but represent the
power of our lespectsve states. Tou fought us
as men, face to face and with great courage,
as before stated a quai.ty which we had not
met with during the three years we have car
ried on this war against a people without re
ligion, without morals, without consc.en-e and
of doubtful origin, who could not confront the
eremy, but, hidden, shot their noble victims
from ambvsh ard then immediatel} fled This
was the kind of war we had to sustain in this
"You have complied exactly with all the
laws and usages of war as recognized by the
armies of the most civiliZ'd rations of the
world, have given honorable burial to the
dead of the vanquished have cured their
wounded with gieat humanitv have respected
and cared for voui pnsoners and their comfort,
and lastlv, to us, whose condition was terrible,
you have given freelj of food, of your stock of
medicines and vou have honored us with dis
tinction and courtesv, for after the fighting the
two armies mingled with the utmost harmony.
With this high "sentiment of appreciation from
us all, there remains but to express our fare
well and th great sincerity we wish vou all
happ ness ard health in this land, which will no
longer belong to dear Span, but wll be yours,
wheh jo conquered by force and watered
it with jour blood, as vour conscience called
for under the demand of civ llization and hu
manitv but the descendants of the Congo and
of Guinea, mingled with the blood of unscru
pulous Spaniards and of traitors and of adven
tuiers, these people are rot able to exercise or
enioy their liberty, foi they will find it a bur
den to comply with the laws which govern civ
"Piom 11 000 Spanish soldiers. (Signed) Pe
dro Lopez de Castillo Soldier of Infantry, San
tiago de Cuba, Aug 21. 1S98
Latest Quotations From Grain and
Live Stock Centers.
St. Paul, Aug. 24. Wheat Quota
tions given are for new wheat old
wheat of corresponding grade com
mands a premium No. 1 Northern,
OS&GSe No. 2 Northern, G2(64c. Corn
No. 3 yellow, 32 l-2@33c No. 3. 32@
32 l-2c. OatsNo. 3 white, 25@25 l-2c
No. 3, 24 l-2@24 3-4c. Barley and Rye
Sample barley, 24@32c No. 2 rye, 41
@42c No. 3 rye, 40@40 3-4c.
Duluth, Minn., Aug. 24. Wheat
Cash, No. 1 hard, 6S l-4c: No. 1 North
ern, 671-4c No. 2 Northern, 64 3-4c
No. 3 spring, 591-4c to arrive, No. 1
hard, 68c No. 1 Northern, 67c Sep
tember, No. 1 hard, 651-2c No. 1
Northern, 64 l-2c December, No. 1
hard, 62 3-Sc No. 1 Northern, 61 3-8e
Minneapolis, Aug. 24.Wheat Au
gust closed at 61c September opened
at 59 3-8c and closed at 59 7-8c De
cember opened at 58 7-Sc and closed at
58 5-Sc. Oi trackNo. 1 hard, new,
62 3-4c: No I Northern, 613-4c No. 2
Northern, 58 3-4c
Chicago. Aug. 24. Wheat No. 2
red. 67c No. 3, 63@68c No. 2 hard, 67
@C8c No. 3. 6556c No. 2 spring,
611-2ft62c No. 3, 58@65c5: No. 1
Northern spring, 67c. CornNo. 2, 30c
No. 3, 29 3-4c. OatsNo. 2, 201-4c
No. 3, 20c.
Milwaukee, Aug. 24 Flour i
WheaWis., steadier No 1 Norths
ern, 66c No. 2 Northern, 64c Septem
ber, 63c. Oats lower at 21@24c. Rye
lower No. 1, 42c. Barley steady No.
2, October, 45@4Gc sample. 32@40c.
Chicago, Aug. 24. Hogs Light,
Jt3.(S0@4 mixed, ?3.60@4 heavy, $3.55
@4 rough, $email@example.com. CattleBeeves,
$firstname.lastname@example.org cows and heifers, $email@example.com
Texans, $3 25@4..0 Westerns, $3.70
4.65 stockers and feeders, $firstname.lastname@example.org.
SheepNatives, $email@example.com: Westerns,
$3.G0(?I4.40 lambs. S3.firstname.lastname@example.org.
South St. Paul, Aug. 24. Hogs
$3 email@example.com. CattleCows, $firstname.lastname@example.org
steers, $4.10@4 50 canners, $email@example.com
stockers, $firstname.lastname@example.org sheep, $3.90@5.
Sioux City, Iowa, Aug. 24. Hogs
$3.60g3.75 Cattle Beeves, $4.25@
5:5.25 Western*, $3 email@example.com cows and
bulls, mixed, $1 firstname.lastname@example.org stockers and
feeders, $email@example.com yearlings and
Just and Proper.
London, Aug. 24.A Madrid corre
spondent says: Gen. Jaudenes tele
grapns that the Americans have taken
possession of the Spanish headquarters
for their own troops and that the
Spanish troops are encamped in the
Cathedral quarter. Their condition is
bad. Gen. Jaudenes recommends their
prompt repatriation in order to present
the outbreak of an epidemic.
Extremes of Climate.
Des Moines, Iowa, Aug. 24.J. A.
Jackson, a Des Moines man of some
prominence and wealth, who has just
leturned from the Klondike region,
will go to Porto Rico soon to open up
a broker's business.
Heavy Fire Loss.
Potsdam, N. Y.. Aug. 24.The plant
of the High Falls Sulphite Pulp and
Mining company, included at Pyrites,
has been destroyed by fire. The cause
is unknown. The loss is placed at
Money lor the Thirteenth.
Washington, Aug. 24. Paymaster
General Stanton has ordered three pay
masters with funds to go at once to
Manila to pay the troops there. They
will sail from San Francisco in a day
Wednesday, August IT.
Mail communication with Cuba, is re
Part of the volunteer force will be
Gen. Blanco issues a circular re
garding the peace protocol.
Spanish soldiers are committing ter
rible outrages in Porto Rico.
American soldiers sweep all before
them in the recent battle at Manila.
Efforts are being made to re-estab
lish cable communication with Ma
The cabinet is wrestling with the
problem of a civil administration for
Cuba and Porto Rico.
Thursday, August 18.
Roosevelt may resign his commis
Two transports loaded with troops
will sail for Manila Saturday.
The president has decided to muster
out of the service from 75,000 to 100,-
000 of the volunteers.
The loss to troops at the battle of
Manila is reported at from six to eight
killed and forty wounded.
Admiral Dewey reports the surren
der of Manila. No vessel injured no
casualties on the squadron.
A delay of two days in the peace ne
gotiations would have seen Gen. Hen
ry in possession of Arecibo, Porto
In reply to a joint request for in
structions, Admiral Dewey and Gen.
Merritt have been cabled to enforce
law and order and treat all law-abid
ing citizens equally.
Friday, August lO.
Wheeler assumes command at fllon
Natives in Porto Rico show a%
sition to persecute Spanish residents.
Officials are puzzled as to the extent
of our present authority in the Philip
American troops now occupy every
p'osition formerly held by the Span
iards at Manila.
In the battle of Manila the Thir
teenth Minnesota lost one man. Cap
tains Seebach and Bjornstad were se
The war department receives official
advices from Merritt regarding the
surrender of Manila. He places the
casualties at fifty.
Saturday, August 20.
The Spanish military commission
for Cuba is announced.
The Thirteenth Minnesota sees some
fierce fighting at Manila.
Minnesota's casualties were one
killed and nineteen wounded.
The transporting of troops from San
tiago is going rapidly forward.
Retrenchment in all branches of the
army is rapidly following the cessation
The authorities are anxiously await
ing Gen. Merritt's report giving a list
of the casualties.
Orders have been issued which re
sult in the assembling of over seventy
warships at Fortress Monroe.
Monday, August 22.
Capt. Bjornstad dies at Manila.
Aguinaldo has sent rebel troops to at
Maj. Reeve has been appointed chief
of police of Manila.
The transports Peru and Puebla
have arrived at Manila.
The rebels at Manila are ordered
back into the country ten miles.
Gen. Merritt furnishes an official list
of the killed and wounded at Manila.
Sergeant Burnsen, of the Thirteenth,
has died from his wounds at Manila.
Shafter explains the cause of so
many deaths on board the transport
Gen. Merritt's official report regard
ing the surrender of Manila is received
Natives of Manila must not resist
present officers. If they do they will
be treated as law breakers.
The Spanish officers at Manila are
permitted to retain their side arms,
horses and private property.
Tuesday, August 22.
Gen. Henry's men need provisions.
Gtn. Miles and staff leave for home.
The Twelfth Minnesota is removed
to Huntsville, Ala.
Capt. Evans, of the Iowa, is suffer
ing from typhoid malaria.
Americans take possession of Span
ish headquarters at Manila.
The Stars and Stripes are officially
raised over the Hawaiian islands.
Gov. Gen. Macias is pushing prepar
ations for the evacuation of Porto
Cubans confiscate stoves, tents, arms
and personal effects of American sol
The Spanish soldiers issue a con
gratulatory farewell address to the
soldiers of the American army.
Anoka, Minn., Aug. 24. While
Homer, son of R. M. Fausett, living a
mile from town on the McCalley farm,
was returning home on horseback his
horse stumbled and fell. The boy's
skull was fractured and he cannot live.
Blew Oft His Head.
Wykoff, Minn., Aug. 24. William
Hatten, of Carmonia township, blew
his head off yesterday with a shotgun.
Ill-health is supposed to be the cause.
He was an old settler of excellent
GREAT ARRAY OF WARSHIPS.
Fortress Monroe Will Witness an In
Washington, Aug. 21. One of the
largest fleets of warships ever assem
bled in an American port will be
brought together within the next few
days at Fort Monroe. Already fifty
seven warships are under orders to
rendezvous there, and the orders still
to be issued will raise the total to the
neighborhood of seventy. Naval of
ficials say it is difficult to realize the
extent of such a marine aggregation in
one harbor. The orders began issuing
last Monday when five ships were or
dered to Fort Monroe. On the 16th an
other ship was added. On the 17th
eight more were sent and on the 18th
seventeen more ships were added. Yes
terday's orders include eighteen more
ships. Before the orders began issuing
there were eight warships at Fortress
Monroe, so that the total up to date is
fifty-seven. The movement of these
ships northward is due to the close of
hostilities, and more particularly to
the desire to get the ships away from
points of possible fever infection. They
will now be
Put in Thorough Repair
and their crews will be gradually
changed from naval militiamen to sail
ors of the regular navy. The navy de
partment has not yet determined what
ships will go to Havana, San Juan and
other points of Cuba and Porto Rico.
There is felt to be no hurry about this
until the authority of the United
States is fully established throughout
the islands. In the meantime the mat
ter of policing the shore points is be
ing considered and in due time a num
ber of the light-draft auxiliary craft
and some of the single turreted moni
tors will be used for this coast patrol.
It is found, however, that only four of
the old monitors of the Civil war are
fit for this service in Southern waters.
As many naval vessels will be centered
abfiut the West Indies from this time
forward the navy department will
send the new floating dock, recently
bought in New York, down the coast
to Fensacola, Fla., where it will be
kept for docking the warships. At
that point also there are good naval
workshops to be worked in conjunc
tion with the floating dock. The dock
is now being coppered and will be
towed to Pensacola as soon as the Sep
tember gales are over.
FROM PORTO RICO.
Over Two Hundred Sick: and Wound
ed Soldiers Arrive at New York.
New York, Aug. 21. The United
States hospital ship Relief has arrived
here from Porto Rico with sick and
wounded soldiers. Tie Relief left
Fonce on the 14th, and Mayaguez on
me 15th inst. She carried 248 sick and
wounded soldiers from Gen. Miles'
army. Ten deaths from typhoid fever
occurred on the voyage. Nine of the
victims were buried at sea. The fol
lowing sick and wounded Wisconsin
volunteers were aboard the Relief:
Robert E Estabrook, private, Company E,
Second Wisconsin Henry B. Hargraves, cor
poral. Company D. Second Herbert S. Stern
berg, corporal. Company D, Second, Fred
Armstrong, private, Company I, Seconds Ed
ward K. Hvingergord, private. Company E,
Second, Robert Morf
Meltcn K'.-'S, pma'",
"or-,pri T, gjcc.id
Herry J. Frcmholz, p.i. te, Co .pany L, Sec
ord, William P. Appleby, private, Company
M, Second, Jesse Goke, private. Company B,
Second, Gustave Pawasaret, private. Company
A, Second, Allen R. Bilhrgs, Em 1 Zimmer
man, Charles Hahn, Stephen Richer, John P.
Juett, Henry Wright, Rosco* C. Carpenter,
Walter Weise, Otto M. Iskel!, Jud Leman,
John Bowker( M. J. Nicho'son, James Cohen,
privates. Third Wisconsin, Hans Folsom, Nel
son Parson, Fred K. Meckenhasen and Martin
OffUeis: Capt Arthar H. Lee, Britisfh army
Fin=t Lieut Charles H. Hunter, First ar
tillery, First Lieut John P. Haines, Third
artillery. First Lieut. Joseph C. Byron, A.
Eighth cavalry Lieut. Charles Green,
Company A, Second Wisconsin Capt Agar C.
Barnes, Second Wi=consin, First Lieut Frank
E. Lvtton, Sixth Illinois, First Lieut. Joseph
H. Showalter, S xth Illinois, Second eut.
Ralph R. Sherman, Sixth Illinois, Maj Mor
ns F. Cauley, surgeon. Fourth Pennsylvania
THE PHILIPPINE QUESTION.
Many Difficulties Will Be Avoided by
London, Aug. 21. The Times says
editorially that it foresees circum
stances which may compel the United
States to a permanent occupation of
Cuba, and adds: "If America is pre
pared to undertake the responsibility
of the government of the whole Philip
pine group it is hard to see how any
other power could legitimately inter
fere. If the United States repudiates
such a responsibility a very perilous
state of things might ensue, because it
would not be easy to dispute the right
of other powers to terminate the state
of ai-arehy. Therefore, many difficul
ties will be avoided by American an
nexation. In any case no European
power need reckon upon finding the
United States so easy to coerce as
Where is Prince Herbert?
Berlin, Aug. 21.It is reported that
Prince Herbert Bismarck has hidden
himself for the purpose of correcting
the proofs of his father's memoirs,
which were prepared with the assis
tance of Dr. Schrysander, the late ex
chancellor's secretary, and Prof. Buch
er. It is alleged on good authority,
however, that the memoirs contain no
startling disclosures, though they are
likely to provoke interestin gcoinments
from other actors in the events nar
Suicide by Drowning.
Menomonie, Wis., Aug. 21.August
Elsnor. a German at North Menomonie
aged 57 years, committed suicide by
drowning in the Red Cedar river here.
He attached a stone to his body and
jumped out of a Boat.
Russia VBnts a Piece.
London, Aug. W. The Daily Mail's
Odessa correspondent says he hears on
incontestible authority that Russia has
opened pourparlers with Spain for the
cession of a coaling station.In the Phil
Gov. Clough has issued his Labor
The corner stone of the First Swed
ish Baptist church was laid at St. Paul.
A fatal stabbing affray occurred near
The epidemic of fever at Camp Ram
sey is on the wane.
Whadylaa Jonaseha, a ten-year-old
lad, was drowned while swimming in
the river at St. Paul.
State Agent Gates says the increase
in insanity no longer outruns the
growth of population.
The Fifteenth regiment, at Camp
Ramsey, St. Paul, was recently visited
by the paymaster.
Minnesota's wheat crop this year is
the largest that any state has ever pro
Seven people were killed and a large
amount of property destroyed at Can
on Compan A, Th.rd
Robert C. Foyle, private. Company F, Third
Wilbur H. Elmer, private. Company M, Sec
ond, Robert Gray, Company M, Second, John
Klaze, corporal. Company M, Second, Bernard
J. Yunt, pricvate, Company I, Third, Louis
F. Jenson, private, Company B, Second,
George Upham, corporal, Company I, Second
John McDougall, private, Company M, Sec
ond, Thomas B. Young, private, Company B,
Second, S.las M. Lewis, eerg=ant, Company
L, Third John Pl.er, sergeant, Company F,
Second, Jclin H. Johnson, private. Company
L, Second Frank Mayer, private, Company F,
Seco-d, Bed'ord J. Kmnie, Ccmrany I, Sec
ond, Jchn I Marshall, Company B, Second
Richard J. Ruthernberg,
Sedond district Democrats nominated
Winheld Scott Hammond in opposition
to Congressman McCleary.
The grain department has created
two new grades, "mixed wheat" and
The Northern Pacific crop report
shows that harvesting is nearly com
pleted in Minnesota.
Edward Bowler, one* of the oldest
residents of Belle Plaine, died recently
Robert McCulloch died at his home
at Wood Lake. He was one of the old
est settjers of that county.
The track-laying from the end of the
Fosston Deer River extension will be
finished this week.
E. W. Grandin of Lakeville is serv
ing a thfrty-day sentence in the county
jail at Hastings for drunkenness.
Petitions for the division of Polk and
St. Louis counties have been denied, by
the state board of county division. The
petitions were fatally defective.
The state convention of the Catholic
Order of Foresters was held at Le
Sueur recently. One hundred and fifty
delegates were in attendance.
The government steamer Fury and
fleet have begun operations on the riv
er improvements below Diamond
Blutt. A large crew is employed.
An enthusiastic meeting was held at
Pelican Rapids and a Republican club
organized, with R. O. Lunke, presi
dent Editor Cranston, of the Press,
secretary O. A. E. Blyberg, treasurer.
The Minnesota Iron company, by the
action of the Oliver Mining company,
is buying all of the undeveloped mines
in and around Ely, with the exception
of the Chandler, which will be forced
to open new ones.
Peter Christensen of Watertown,
Wis, who was stealing a ride on a
Northwestern freight train, fell from
the train two miles east of Sleepy Eye
anid was imstantly killed. Nineteen
cars and the caboose ran over his body,
severing it at the waist.
Jens Paulson, one of the oldest farm
ers in the vicinity of Boyd, living seven
miles east of that place, died from kid
ney disease, after being confined to his
bed about four months. His age was
about sixty years. He leaves a wife in
Grain stacking is about half done in
tue vicinity of Boyd. But little shock
threshing has been done. The yield of
wheat will be about fourteen bushels
per acre on an average, but the wheat
will not be of as good quality as ex
Charles Hilkej, an employe of the
beet sugar company, is serving a ten
days' sentence in the county jail at
Hastings, upon a charge of drawing
$3 10 pay and cashing a time-check for
the same amount mailed to him from
Mary Suphardt, the ten-year-old girl
arrested at Winona the other day foi
stealing .from the residence of Mrs. L.
G. Wilberton and subsequently re
leased, has got into the same kind of
trouble again. She was caught Thurs
day night while taking 75 cents from
the till of Hackett & Neudahl. She will
probably be sent to the reform school.
Rev. P. A. Rasmusson, one of the old
est ministers of the Lutheran church,
died at his home in Lanesboro. He
went, to Lanesboro last spring from
Lisbon, 111., where he preached to the
church in that city for fifty years. He
has four sons in the ministry, one of
whom, Rev. H. E. Rasmusson, is pas
tor of the Lanesboro Lutheran church.
Edward Darling, thresher, was killed
while crossing the Minnesota river
bridge, north of Belview. Darling and
Louis Anderson were running the trac
tion engine across the bridge, when the
bridge broke and the engine went
through. Anderson saved himself by
jumping into the river, but the timber
struck Darling, injuring him so badly
that he died on arrival in Belview.
Negotiations are progressing for the
sale of the water'power on the St. Lou
is river, above Duluth to an English
syndicate, by the Jay Cooke interests.
These negotiations were under way at
the time of the breaking out of the late
war, and were then dropped. The
Cooke interests demand $1,500,000 for
the rights held by them, including the
shore lines for ten miles and a fall of
500 feet, capable of generating 50,000
horse power, together with a complete
dam furnishing 5,000 horse power, but
a small part of which is now in use.
The water power has just been inspect
ed by an eminent firm of Chicago en
gineers for the Englishmen, and the
report on the amount is Highly satis
factory. If the property is bought, the
new owners will put in dams and offer
inducements for manufacturers to lo
August Tida was killed and William
Clement probably fatally injured at
Duluth, when a party of picnickers
were thrown out of a dray in which
they were returning to their homes.
The accident happened just as the par
ty, "which consisted of about twenty
five people, started down the bluff.
The harness on one of the horses
broke, the pole came loose and the
whole party was thrown out. Tida
was killed outright, and it is not ex- I
pected that Clement can live. About
twenty other were injured.
The Gallant Captain of the TMr-&jv
teenth Dies of His Wound* at Ma-^3
New York, Aug. 23.A World special
from Manila says:
Private C. Dunn, of the Astor bat
tery, and Capt. Bjornstad and Ser
geant Burnsen, of the Minnesota
volunteers, have died of their wounds
since the battle. The other wounded
officers and men are doing well. Pri
vates Pratt and Dickson have died
from typhoid fever. All the wounded
are doing well and will recover. The
total number of dead in the campaign
is twenty-five, of wounded one hun
Maj. Reeve, has been appointed chief
of police, and Capt. Blau, inspector,
with the Thirteenth Minnesota as a
guard, topolice the city. The regi
ment is quartered in the best suburb
The whole number of prisoners taken
proves to be 13,000, a figure consider
ably larger than they highest estimate
immediately after the battle. They de
livered up 15,000 stands of arms. The
troops continue in peaceful possession
of the city of Manila and its suburbs.
Brig. Gen. MacArthur has appointed
as provost Marshal Col. Ovenshine, of
the Twenty-third regulars, and for de
puty marshal Col. Smith, of the Cali
fornia volunteers. Brig. Gen. Greene
has been appointed fiscal administrator
and Col. Whittier collector of customs.
HEROES OP MANILA.
LETTER FROM SCHLEY.
Spanish Conservative View. -V
Madrid, Aug. 23.Senor Silvela, the
leader of the Conservatives, expresses
the views of that party on the capture
of Manila in the following statement:
"The capture of Manila in no wise
affects the rest of the archipelago, and
the cortes should be summoned with
urgency to prevent the world gaining
the impression that Spain has lost her
sovereignty in the Philippines. The
Liberal party should conclude peace,
but the Sagasta cabinet cannot effect
If the queen regent tenders him an
invitation Senor Silvela is disposed to
accept the office.
Plana for a Cable.
Sidney, N. S. W., Aug. 23 Rt. Hon.
Sir Hugh Nelson, premier of Queens
land, Rt. Hon. Sir George H. Reid,"
premier of New South Wales and Rt.'
Hon. Sir George Turner, premier of
Victoria, met in conference on Satur
day and discussed plans for a Pacific 1
cable. They decided to make the de-'
finite offer that if Great Britain and,:
Canada collectively would guarantee"
five-ninths of the expense of the teOJ^
struction of the new cable they woulc
recommend to their respective legis
latures to contribute one-ninth each,
asking New Zealand to contribute the
First Mail to Spain.
New York, Aug. 23. The French
line steamer La Normandie, which
sailed Saturday for Havre, carried the
first mail to leave this country for
Spain since the begining of the war. jf
There were two sacks of letters and
one sack of papers for Madrid, two^
sacks of letters and one sack of papers
for Barcelona and three sacks of let
ters and one sack of papers for the
North of Spain. This mail consisted
of 11,082 letters and 900 papers.
The War Department Receives the
Official List From Gen. Merritt.
Washington, Aug. 23.The war de
partment has received the following
from Gen. Merritt:
In the assault upon Manila, Aug. 13,
Gen. Anderson commanded the di
vision, Gen. MacArthur the First bri
gade and Gen. Greene the Second. The
losses were as follows:
KilledFirst Sergeant Holmes, As
tor battery Sergeant Crimins, Astor
battery Bugler Patterson, Thirteenth
Minnesota Private Thollen, Twenty
third infantry Private Dinsmore, First
WoundedCapt. Seebach, Thirteenth
Minnesota, seriously Capt. Bjornstad,
same regiment, badly Lieut. Bunker,
same regiment, slightly, and forty en
listed men. Merritt.
NoteForty names of private wound
ed have already been published and
are probably the same as those re
i erred to above.
Washington, Aug. 22.The depart
ment has no news concerning the
wounded at Manila since it received
Merritt's report. So far as is known
here Capt. Bjornstad, of the Thir
teenth Minnesota, was not dangerously
wounded. Admiral Schley Deprecates Contro
versey Over Honors of War.
Duluth, Aug. 23. Following is an A
extract from a letter received from Ad
miral Schley, written on board the flag- ?j
ship Brooklyn at Guantanamo, Cuba,
July 28, in answer to a letter of eon
gratulation written by Congressman
Page Morris, of the Sixth Minnesota
district, on the naval victory at San
"I have uniformly held that I only
shared the honors of that day with my
brave comrades and I deprecate the
unseemly controversy that has arisen
over the honors. I felt then as I feel A
now, that the victory was so uniquely
complete in results and so rich in glory
that there would be honors for all."
Private Tetzloff. *m
Arlington, Minn., Aug. 23.Private"*
H. H. Tetzloff, of the Thirteenth Min
nesota, -wounded at Manila, is a
nephew of Fred Tetzloff, of this place.
His home is in New York state, but he
enlisted at St. Paul. Private John A.
Curtin, of Company C, Second regular
infantry, who died of fever at San
tiago, was a resident of this county.
His mother and brothers reside on a
farm near here. A ^J.
Mill Sold at a Sacrifice. ^j||
Grand Forks, N. D., Aug. 23.The
North Dakota Milling company's plant,
including a 500-barrel mill and 60,000
bushel elevator, was sold by Receiver
Whiteed to Frank Crane of Cummings
for $8,500 cash. The plant was valued