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N. ^3f^ Vf^sff An HARRISON ELECTED MAYOR OF CHICAGO BY TWENTY-EIGHT THOUSAND. COUNCIL IS REPUBLICAN Franchise Question the Chief Issue of the Campy|fln-i3t. Louis Selects a Democratic Chief Executive and Common Councli-r-Wells' Plurality Is About Fifteen ThousandResults in Other Places. Chicago, April fy-r-Cartpr H. Har rison has been reelected payor of Chicago agdwill next Week commence his third teTnTSS'We chief executive of the city. His total plurality over Judge Eldridge Hancey, the Re publican nominee, i3 28,257 votes. The total -vote of the city is: Harrison 156,952 Hancey 128,695. In the last mayoralty election the vote was Harrison, Dem., 148,496, Carter, Rep., 107,437 Harrison's plu rality, 41,059. Out of the 35 wards of the city Harrison carried 26, and Hancey 9. The vote was badly split some of the strongest Republican parts of the city giving only a small plurality for the party nominee and some of them going for Harrison, who however, suffered in some of the Dem ocratic strongholds. It is impossible at this time to pre'dict the exact for mation of the new council, but indi cations are at present that the Repub licans will have a working majority. The chief issue in the campaign has been the granting of franchises to the street car companies of the city. These all expire soon by limita tion and the terms of extension are to be settled during the next two years. Harrison has a record against the granting of long franchises and his followers claimed through the cam paign that the Republican nominee was inclined to grant long time priv ileges. The Republicans denied this with great energy, making their cam paign on the flaws they picked in the record of Mayor Harrison and saying that Hancey was no more disposed to favor the street car companies than Js Harrison. Hancey was the nominee **o the Republican machine, which is domintaed by ex-Congressman Will lam Lorimer, and this fact cost him many votes in his party, as there are many of the rank and file of the party who are stoutly opposed to their party machine and all of its works. The Democratic following of ex-Governor Altgeld was against Harrison. WORLD'S FAIR MAYOR. J$t, Louis Elects a Democratic Chief Executive. St. Louis, April 3.Rolla Wells, the Democratic nominee for wordld's fair mayor, was elected to that office, by a plurality of about 10,000. With him was elected the entire Democratic ticket At midnight Charles F. Wen throw, the Republican candidate for controller, conceded the defeat of the entire Republican-ticket. G. F. Park er, the Republican candidate, and L^o Meyerweather, who ran independently on the municipal ownership platform pressed one another closely for sec ond place. St. Louis is normally a Republican city about 15,000 plu rality. This has been reversed and a Democratic plurality of 10,000 been rolled up. Some of the Republican leaders claim that the Nesbit law has enabled the Democrats to make such a good showing at the polls. They claim fraud and threaten to contest the election. The Democrats, en the other hand, claim their candidate was elected honestly and they do not fear the result of a contest WISCONSIN ELECTIONS. Justice Dodge Goes to the Supreme Bench Without Opposition. Milwaukee, April 3.Elections were held throughout the state and nearly all the cities and towns elected tick ets As a rule party lines were elim inated Justice Eric Dodge was elect ed to the supreme bench without op position. Four non-partisan judges were elected in Milwaukee county,. Oshkosh went Democratic by 250, against a Republican majority last year of 500 At Madison W. G. Zim merman, Rep., was elected county judge by about 800 majority, and Pro fessor Storm Bull, Dem., was elected mayor. Racine and Fond du Lac elected Democratic mayors and Re publican councils, Janesville and Waukesha went Republican. Denver Goes -Republican. Denver, April 3.The city election went heavily Republican, the only of fices which are at all in doubt being the mayoralty and some of the mem bers of the council. The Republicans will probably have a majority in' the council. To Stop South African Shipment. New Orleans, April 3.-*General Samuel Pearson, representing the Boers, has filed suit in the united States court, seeking an injunction to prevent the steamer Australian from leaving this port with a cargo for South Africa. Can Marry Deceased Wife's Sister. Burlington, la., April 3.The Keo kuk presbytery of the United Presby terian church has decided tha a man ,can marry the sister of his deceased wife. The question will be\ finally .ent itled at the general assembly in Des Moines in May. MAY MOT GO BACK. Caid That Governor, Alien of P_orto Rico Will Likely, Resign. Washington, April 3.While Gov ernor Allen of Porto Rico, who sailed from San Juan on the Mayflower isp Haiupton Roads, has. not formally suu-v mitted his resignation, so far as can fce learned, his friends here would net be surprised if he decided not to re turn to Porto Rico. Governor Allen went to Porto KteoTk May last at the personal request of the prea'dent to set up the new civil government ther* and get it into good working order with the distinct understanding that he was not to be asked to remain^ after this was done. The president and Secretary Hay are full of praise of the manner in which Governor Allen has fulfilled his task. It is expected here that if Governor Allen declines to stay in office. Secretary Hunt, late oF Montanarwill succeed +o the place. As to Governor Allen's future, his name is connected in official gossip with one of the foreign ministries, though as there are no present vacan cies he might be obliged to wait fo a time. AGL'INALDO TAKES THE OATH. Filipino Leader Swears Allegiance to the United States. Washington, April 3.The war de partment has received information from General MacArthur that Aguin aldo has taken the oath of allegiance to the United States under the terms of amnesty offered General Mac Arthur by direction of the president. The dispatch conveying this informa tion contained much more than was given to the public. The portion with held related to the future disposition of Aguinaldo, and suggestions as to what the late chief of the insurrec tion might accomplish. No official statement could be obtained as to what would be done with the prisoner, but it was emphatically stated that he would be held for the present, but he would be granted all possible Im munity consistent with existing con-* ditions. General MacArthur has hopes that a great deal may be accomplished through Aguinaldo. During the time he has been a prisoner he has made quite a favorable impression upon General MacArthur. AT AN UPSET PRICE. Government Will Offer the Sioux City and Pacific for Sale. Sioux City, la., April 3.A Wash ington special to The Journal says: Secretaries Gage and Hitchcock and the attorney general, the commission appointed to settle the indebtedness of the Sioux City and Pacific railroad, have decided to offer the road for sale at an upset price, below which no offer will be considered. The government will adopt the same process as was followed in the case of the Union Pa cific and the Kansas Pacific in dis posing of its interests in the prop erty. In Sioux City it is considered that the. prospective bidders are-the North western, Illinois Central and Great Northern. NORTHROP WILL DECLINE. Cannot Serve on the International Commission. Chicago, April 3.Professor Cyius Northrop, president of the University of Minnesota, who "was named recently by President McKinley as one of the United States commissioners to the international conference of American states to be held in the City of Mexico the coming fall, states that he prob ably will be forced to decline the ap pointment. "I already have accepted an engage ment to speak at the bi-centennial state celebration in October," he said, "and as the proposed conference is to be held about that time, it will be impossible for me to attend it. never sought the appointment." SETTLED BY GRISCOM. Has Made Satisfactory Arrangements of Claims Against Turkey. Washington, April 3.There is rea son to believe that Lloyd C. Griscom, secretary and charge of the United States legation at Constantinople, who is now on his way home, has earned the credit of effecting a final and sat isfactory settlement of the American missionary claims against Turkey, which have taxed the abilities of not less than three of the ablest ministers ever sent to Turkey. It appears now that Mr. Griscom has finally succeeded in arranging with the Turkish gov ernment the principle upon which these long-standing claims have been based and has assurances that pay ment will soon be made. Adventists in Conference. Battle Creek, Mich., April 3.The general conference of Adventists of the World has opened here. There were 2,000 delegates and visitors from all parts of the globe. The confer ence organized for a four weeks' ses sion. The conferences of Queensland, South Australia, Ontario and Tennes see river affiliated with the general conference. Australian Federal Elections. -Melbourne, April 3.The results of the Australian federal elections, now practically assure a senate contain ing 21 supporters of a low tariff and 15 of a high tarift4, and a house of .rep- resentatives-, containing 35 low tariff advocates and 40 supporters of a high tariff. It is probable that a low tariff will be proposed^ Senator Foraker III. Cincinnati, April 3.Senator J. B. Foraker is ill at the St. Nicholas ho tel. His physician states, however, that he will be able to be, ojut in a few days. 1LYDRIVE flER OCT INFLAMMATORY SPEECH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE JAPAN- ESE SENATE. RUSSIA VASTLY, INFERIOR If the Other Powers Keep Their Hands Off Can Drive the-Bear From Manchuria With Little Difficulty. Answer Regarding the Convention Is Unsatisfactory to the Mikado's GovernmentMay Again Protest. Yokohama, April 3.Leading Jap anese newspapers assert that the Rus sian government has replied to Ja pan's protest against the Manchurian convention that Russia does not wish to enter upon a discussion with a third power relative to her negotia tions with China that the proposed convention is temporary and not in tended to impair the sovereignty of China, nor to injure the commerce of other nations that the convention im mediately upon its conculsion will be communicated to the other powers, who will probably find them accept able to Japan. Russia is prepared to discuss the matter in a friendly spirit. London, April 3."Russia's reply to Japan's protest against the Manchu rian convention," says the...Yokohama correspondent of The Daily Mail, "is regarded as unsatisfactory and fur ther vigorous representations will fol low. "Prince Koyono Atsumaro, president of the chamber of peers, in the course of an inflammatory speech, openly dis cussed the probable results of a war between Japan and Russia and said that Japan could count upon the friendly neutrality of Great Britain and Germany.' He declared that the United States would not interfere and France would only cause uneasiness by the employment of her Annamesa forces and by a naval demonstration off Formosa. "This, he predicted, would be the limit of French action, an therefore Japan's vastly superior army would be enabled without great difficulty to drive Russia out of Manchuria." THREATEN REBELLION. Southern Viceroys and Governors Ob ject to Signing of Convention. London, April 3."The Chinese ex pect, after all, that the Manchurian convention will be ratified in the course of the next five days," says the Tien Tsin correspondent of The Stand ard. "The southern viceroys and gov ernors are incensed and threaten re bellion if the court yields. The North ern Chinese are more ignorant and indifferent. "The Tartar general at Feng Tien, Manchuria, has issued "a prpclamation assuring the people that the Russian occupation is only temporary. The Chinese troops at Feng Tien are wear ing Russian badges and the town is occupied by a strong Russian force.", RETURNING TO SHANGHAI. Li Hung Chang, With His Body Guard, Leaves Peking. Tien Tsin, April 3.Li Hung Chang, with his body guard, is returning to Shanghai. He is indisposed. Steam ers are detained at his disposal and he is expected to arrive here Thurs day. A company of Germans defeated 1,000 Chinese robbers March 31, seven miles north of Tien Tsin, killing 11 and wounding 50. It Is reported that 12 foreigners were acting in co-opera tion with the robbers. The Germans captured 30 carts and a gun. Supervisor Brown Reinstated. Yokohama, April 3.According to reports from Seoul the Japanese and British ministers at the Korean cap ital had an audience with the emperor Monday. The former used language of friendly caution, but the latter strongly protested against the dismiss al of Mr. McLeavy Brown, supervisor of customs, and, consequently, the or der of dismissal was withdrawn the same evening. Are Under Obligations to England. Paris, April 3.It is asserted here on responsible authority that the Yang Tse viceroys, who since last summer have been under financial ob ligations to England, have renewed their protests against the signing of the Manchurian convention and both England and Japan are going to great lengths in efforts to secure its re jection. Because the Men Took a Holiday. Shamokin, Pa., April 3.The Re liance and Alaska collieries, operated by the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron company, and employing 2,000 men, are closed down indefinitely. This move is the outcome of the men leaving their work and joining in a celebration at Mount Carmel. Report Absolutely False. Chicago, April 3.Mr. John Cudahy, president of the Pacific American Fisheries company, says that the re port that it was to be sold to a syndi tate was "absolutely falsethat "the report is the work of a promoter who is, no doubt, trying to get up some scheme." Dismissed the Foreigh Minisler.* Canea, Island of Crete, April 3. Prince George of Greece, the high commissioner of the powers, has dis missed the foreign minister, M. Ven iselos, for having said that Crete should be independent. THE PtotfGETOtf TJNIOK: ^THTTBSBAY, APBH^U, ^oi?^^^ t?*^^^^*^ I FOOXl AND FUEL SHORT. Northwestern Kansas Buried Under Two Feet of Snow. Atwood, Kan., April 3.The north- west corner of Kansas is buried under a heavy blanket of snow, two feet deep on the level and from 18 to 20 feet in drifts, The prairie roads are impassable. The Orleans and St. Francis branch of the Burlington and Missouri River railroad from Atwood tp^-St. Francis is blockaded. For six days the railroad company has been working at the drifts but less than 10 of the 45 miles west of Atwood have been cleared. Many cattle have died on the range in this portion of the state. In nearly all the towns there" is a famine in fuel and provisions. Coal and wood ran out several days ago. The people are burning loose railroad ties, fence rails and lumber. It is believed it will be a week before the road can be opened. The ice is too hard for the rotary railroad plow and the workers are now trying to open the''cuts by chopping through the ice with axe and pick. One drift near Bird City is neAly a mile long and is 10 feet deep It has snowed here every day for a week, and the blind ing white flakes deter the workers. STORY OF A CRIME. to Confession of Charies F. Jones Murdering Millionaire Rice. New York, April 3.Charles Jones, secretary and valet of the late William Marsh Rice, confessed under oath that he had ended the life of his employer and benefactor with chloro form. The confession was the climax of a remarkable recital in which was laid bare the details of an alleged subtle conspiracy, which had for its object the seizure of $3,000,000 in cash and negotiable securities and the conversion of $3,000,000 in realty to the use of the alleged chief conspir ator, Albert W. Patrick. Jones told the story of the alleged plot from Its inception, declaring that Patrick planned all the crimes con nected Tilth the murder of Mr. Rice. He described the alleged forgery of the various documents, the giving of the millionaire slow poison, and, finally, growing tired of waiting for the vic tim to die, the ending of his life with chloroform. During the entire recital Patrick sat unmoved, listening with attention and occasionally making notes on the tes timony. F. DELIVERY TOO SLOW. British Consul at Chicago Complains of English Methods. London, April 3.The annual report of the British consul at Chicago, whose district includes St. Louis, St. Paul, Kansas City and Milwaukee, pays a great tribute to the enterprise and industry of these Western cities. "While it is impossible," said the consul, "to recommend any new im port to British merchants, it seems im portant to point out the growth of those manufactures with which they have to compete in the Western mar kets and Dfiany of which they have controlled for years." The consul complains of the slow ness in the delivery of British goods and ridicules the British merchants for inquiring in December concerning the needs of Christmas stock, which the American merchants had laid in the previous spring. NO BRITISH LOSSES. Kitchener Reports the Capture of a Number of Boer Prisoners. London, April 3.Under date* of Pretoria, April 1, Lord Kitchener re ports to the war department as' fol lows: "Plumer has occupied Nylstroom and French has captured three guns on, the lower Pongola. Thirty-one prisoners have been captured in the Orange River Colony. There were no casualties." Ostracised by His Colleagues. Columbus, O April 3.The spec tacle of a councilman ostracised by his colleagues was witnessed at the regular meeting of the city council. Some days ago Samuel F. Coen, a Democratic member, made sensational charges of attempted bribery in con nection with the passage of the street car franchise, implicating members in it. During the day the other Dem ocrats decided to take seats on the Republican side and Mr. Coen was compelled to sit apart from the other members of the council. Will Make No Difference. Boston, April 3.Erving Winslow, secretary of the Anti-Imperialist league, was informed that Aguialdo had taken the oath of allegiance dur ing the day. The secretary said he (?id not see how that affected the woiJt of his organization. "It does not con cern us what attitude the Filipinos may take as it does what we do. The battle has not been fought for the Filipinos, but for the constituional liberty of America." Refused to Interfere. Columbus, O., April 3.The state board of pardons has refused to rec ommend that the governor interfere in the case of Edwin Ruthven, who was convicted of murdering Officer Shipp in Cleveland on the night of Hay 6. 1900. -Rntbven has always proclaimed his 4nnoceH.ce of the crime and the evidence agaist, him was largely circumstantial. He is sen tenced to be electrocuted on the morn ing of April 12. Six Hundred^Mjen Looked Out. Hazletori, Pa., April 3.The 600 men employed at the Oneida colliery of Coxe Bros. & Co., were locked out during the day. The officials want the miners to report earlier for work but the men refuse to So so. SEEK AN INJUNCTION BOER REPRESENTATIVES STOP BRITISH SHIP FROM LEAV- ING PORT. VIOLATION OF NEUTRALITY Is Carrying Munitions of War for the English GovernmentSamuel Pear- sons of the South African Republic the Chief ComplainantCfeims War Will Cease if Supplies From Amer- ica Are Shut Off. New Orleans, April 3.Proceedings were brought in the United States court here by representatives of the Boers to prevent the sailing of the steamship Anglo-Australian, loaded with mules consigned to the British in South Africa. Judge Parlange, after reading the petition, issued an order requiring the defendants in the case to show cause on April 6, why a preliminary injunction should not be granted. The suit is brought by Sam uel Pearson, a citizen of the South African republic, residing at Barber ton Edward Van Ness, a citizen of New York, and Charles Pierce, con sul general of the Ornage Free State, and is against Captain Parson of the steamer, Elder, Dempster & Co., own ers of the steamer, and Messrs. Rob ert and Matthew Warriner, who repre sent Elder, Dempster & Co here. The petition sets forth that the United States and its people are at peace with the South African republic and the Orange Free State and their citizens th~t Great Britain is at war with these republics that for the pur pose of carrying on this war, the Anglo-Australian is now loading at this port with munitions of war, name ly, mules and horses that the steamer is employed in the Military Service of Great Britain that for some time defendants have been forwarding from this port such munitions of war, knowing that these munitions and the ship were in the military service of Creat Britain and that they were to be used against the people of the South African republic and the Orange Free Stated that by the use of these munitions, the armies of Great Britain are laying waste and destroying the farms and homes of petitioners that one of the petition ers, Samuel Pearson, has already suf fered the destruction and loss of prop erty to the value of $90,000, and is threatened with the loss of $150,000 more and finally that the war can be carried on by Great Britain only through the renewal of its military supplies from this port, and that when these supplies cease, the war must end. In consideration of these state ments, an injunction is asked to pro hibit the shipment of military supplies out of this port. A temporary injunc tion is asked in the meantime. The Anglo-Australian was expected to sail during the day but the effect of the order issued by Judge Parlange will be to detain her until the hear ing on Saturday. General Pearson has been in the city for several days to bring the suit. RAND MINES BEGIN WORK. Lord Kitchener Gives Permission for Three to *tar Up. Cape Town, Ar-. 3.Lord Kitch ener has granted permission to three Rand Mining companies, which later will be increased to seven, to resume work with 50 stamps each, provided the maximum wages paid to miners be 5 shillings a day, equal to the wages of the irregular troopers, to prevent discontent among the latter. The remainder of the miners' ordinary pay will be devoted to a fund for the benefit of families of miners of the Rand killed in the war. The Trans vaal chamber of mines has issued a circular acceding to these wages and the condition of work By a Night Surprise. Bloemfontem, April 3.By a night surprise the British captured a laager of 60 Boers near Boschberg, between Brandfort and Saltpan, Orange River Colony. Look for Sharper Competition. Berlin, April 3.The Cologne Volks zeitung,- calling attention to the es tablishment of a line of steamers be tween Chicago, Hamburg and Liver pool, says: We may expect American competition to become still sharper, particularly in grain and meat, and we may also expect damage for Ger man'shipping. Arkansas Municipal Elections. Little Rock, Ark., April 3.Munici- pal elections were held throughout the state during the day, and in nearly every case where party lines were drawn the Democratic nominees were elected. In Little Rock, Mayor W. R. Dudley (Dem.) was re-elected by a large majority over W. E. Perrin (Ind.) Failures for First Quarter of 1901. New York, April 3.rDun's Review says: Reports show commercial fail ures 3,335 in the first quarter of 1901 against 2,894 last year. amount of liabilities there appears a decrease, the figures this year are $31,703,486, compared with $33,022,573 in 1900. Work Will Be Resumed Shortly. Republic, Mich., April 3.The fire in the Republic mine is out and the work will be resumed shortly. Men went down in the mine during the day and found but very little smoke and gas. The da_iage is very small compared with what was expected at first. MAY ENDOW THEATERS. Carnegie Has a Desire to Elevate the -Stage. New York, April 3.A dispatch to The World from London says: The Daily Express is informed that Andrew Carnegie proposes to endow a theater in New York and another In London for the elevation of the stage, providing a working plan can be devised, which will prevent the management falling into the hands of "the extremists or faddists. Mr. Car negie's wish is said to be to establish an international theater, with stage on either side of the Atlantic in order that companies may change from one to the other house in order to keep up interests and keep, both nations acquainted upon common ideals and dramas. /Jt is said to be the result of Richard Mansfield's idea that an inter national theater is necessary for the preservation of" the drama. Mr. Car negie is represented as having said re cently to a friend: "If I knew how a theater was man aged like do a library, I would en dow one without further loss of time It is said Mr. Carnegie has con sulted with actors, managers and crit ics and may be expected soon to make an announcement COMPETITION NOT TO BLAME. British Opinion of the Decrease in Steel Rail Orders. London, April 3.Presiding at a meeting of the Barrow Haematite Steel company, the Duke of Devon shire, lord president of the council, took a pessimistic view of American and other foreign competition. He said the total orders for rails given to British makers in 1900 had not reach ed 50 per cent of the orders given during the preceding four years. Competition did n- account for the whole decrease. Either less rails were required or buyers were waiting in expectation of lower prices. PROCTOR ON CUBA. An Increase of Salaries. New York, April 3.Employes of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit company's elevated system have been notified that a new*scale of wages, an increase over the old salaries, would go into effect this month. Men who have been in the service more than three years will receive an increase of 15 per cent, or $2.38 a day. Those who have worked three years wiljl receive 10 per cent, and employes for two years an increase of 5 per cent. Ma-inly on Local Issues. a St. Paul, April 3.Many towns in the state held 'municipal .elections. Politics cut very little "figure as the main contests were over local issue3. TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES. ,n The British house of commons has, adjourned to April 18. An earthquake at Cape Calikra, on the Black sea, March 31, destroyed the lighthouse there. Ten fresh cases of bubonic plague, including one European, were officially reported at Cape Town Tuesday. Rev. J. J. Faude, rector of Geth semane church, Minneapolis, and one of the most prominent Episcopal min isters in the Northwest, is dead. The London county council has de cided to buy 225 acres of land on which to build workmens' houses to accommodate 42,000 persons. The cost will be 1,500,000. LATEST MARKET REPORT. Duluth Grain. DTTLUTH, April 2. WHEATCash No 1 hard 75Kc, No. 1 Northern 73VaC, No. 3 Northern 74%G To ArriveNo 1 hard 75%c, No. 1 North ern 76%c, May 74%c, July 75}c Minneapolis Wheat. MINNEAPOLIS, April 3. WHEATCash 73^c, May 73%@73^c, July 75%c. On TrackNo. 1 hard 74%c, No, 1 Northern 72Kc, No 3 Northern 69 @70Hc Sioux City Live Stock. Sioux CITY, la April 2. CATTLESales ranged at $email@example.com for beeves, $3.5033.75 for cows, bulls an4 mixed, $firstname.lastname@example.org for stockers and feed ers, $3.S5@45 for calves and yearlings. HOGSSales ranged at $email@example.com. St. Paul Union Stock Yards. SOUTH ST. PAUL, April 3. HOGSSales ranged at $firstname.lastname@example.org. CATTLESales ranged at $email@example.com for good to choice butcher steers, $3.40 4.00 for good to choice butcher cows and heifers, $firstname.lastname@example.org for choice veals, $3.50 4.00 for choice feeders. SHEEP-rSales ranged at $4.50@5 35 for choice butcher lambs, $email@example.com for choice fat wethers. Chicago Grain and Provisions/ CHICAGO, Aprils WHEATApril 73%c, May 74%c, July 74%c. CORN"April 43%c, May 43^c, July 43Mc OATSApril 35}@35%c, May 25%c, July 2SKc. PORKApril $15.50, May $15 60, July $15.30. FLAXCash Northwest $1.56, No. 1 $1.55, May $1.54^, July $1 54. POULTRY Dressed turkeys 8%@ llJic, chickens 10c. BUTTERCreameries 15@20Kc, dairies ll@18c. EGGSFresh J9}$c 4 the Senator Makes His Report to President. Washington, April 3.Senator Proc tor has returned from his semi-diplo matic visit to Cuba in the interest of the acceptance by the islanders of the Piatt amendment to the army bill, and made his report to the president. Senator Proctor talked briefly of the impressions gained during his stay on the island and expressed confi dence in the acceptance of the amend ment and the establishment of entire ly satisfactory relations between the United States and the Cuban republic.