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I FAVORABLE REPORT
Hawaiian Resolution Now Be? fore the Senate. sTO BE CALLED UP MONDAY J?UI to Ineorpira o the luteruatiounl American Bauk Passed by a Clone Vote. Ueneral Dellcleuvy Hill CousWlerrU !>y the llmist'. (By Telegranh.1 WASHINGTON". June IT.?The for? eign relations cotniniltee. thronen Air. Davis, its chairman, . day reported fa? vorably to the Senate the Newlanus resolution for the annexation of in. Hawaiian islands. Mr. Davis announced his purpose of calling up the resolu tions tomorrow for consideration, but, "as the Senate decided later to adjourt; until Monday, tbe debate upon the res? olutions will not begin until that time The bill to incorporate the Interna? tional American Hank, in accordance with the recommendation of the paie American Congress, which iias occupit o a greater part of the Senate's time this week, was passed this afternoon by a vote of 26 to 23. Tbe design of the measure is to furnish such banking units exchange facilities as will promote trade between the Unite.. Stales am the countries of Central and South -merica. '1 he hill provides that tie -bank shall have a capital stock of $".. O0O.OU0 and that the capital stock ma> be increased to f2n.i,00.t.uil. The ins:tui? tion, in accordance with the terms of ?the bill, shall be under the supervisloi of the comptroller of tie- currency ana in the character of lie- corporation ?which the bill grants, certain privilege* are accorded to the incorporators in view of advantages which are expected to accrue to those interested in trad* ?with southern countries. An amend* ment to the bill provides that nnj coterie of citizens who comply with the requirements of the character may or? ganize and establish an iniernationiit bank. The detailed vote on the hill rololws Yeas?Allison, Baker. Burrows. Oat fery. Davis. Deboe. Klkins. Fairbanks Foraker, Fry.-. Oalliuger. Manna. Hans, brough. Haviey. Hoar. Lodge, McMh Ian, Morgan. Morrill. Perkins. Plan fConneetieut). Sie.up Warren. Welling? ton. Wilson?20. Nays? Ba.i. Bate, Chllton. Cock. rell. Daniel. Pnulknev. I b it fehl. Jone? (Arkansas), Kyle. Mch'.nery. Mallory Mantle. Mills. Mitchell. Pasoo, Petti grew, Pettus. Hawlins. Sullivan. Tel ler. Turner. Turple, White -2:1. At 1 T. M. the Senate went Into exec "utlve session and soon afterward ad? journed. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. WASHINGTON. June IT.?The genet al deficiency bill ami conference ropers upon the District of Columbia appro? priation bill occupied the attention nl the House today. The latter will he dis? posed of tomorrow. The deficient's measure probably will not pass the House before Monday, the session to morrow after 2 o'clock being set apart for eulogies upon the late Senator Har? ris, of Tennessee. At .1 o'clock the House took it recess until S P. M.. the evening session h ? ing devoted to the consideration of pen? sion legislation. COMMITTEE ACTS PROMPTLY. The Hawaiian Annexation Resolution Soon Disposed of. WASHINGTON. .Tune 17.?Only aljont fifteen minutes' time was consumed by the Senate committee on foreign rela? tions today in reaching a conclusion to report ttie resolution for the acquisition ot the Hawaiian islands by the United States. The fact develop .,| that while the res? olution first received the sanction of the Houjf. It was prepared by Senator Davis, and no disposition was mani? fested to change it In any respect. It is becoming evident that the re? ported understanding among the mem? bers of the finance committee which was reached duHng the pendency of the war revenue bill to the effect that the Hawaiian resolution should not come op for consideration during the pres? ent session of Congress will cut an Im? portant figure In the consideration of the question in the Senate. it is the purpose ut the friends of the resolution not to debate it at all. The opponents accept this situation, but they say If they are to !>?? compelled to do all the talking they will require the supporters of the measure to maintain a constant quorum in the chamber. The discussloj, utp be opened Monday 1 by Senator White, who will be t.illoweo by Senator I'ettigrew. There is "s. talk of a compromise he ? hh-h the matter shall be postponed until next session ami a day fixed then r?r a v >te The date mentioned Is January ?utli The proposition has met with rotisid r able favor among conservative Senu loi s. but t he h aders on b d h . Ides say I Ihey will decline for the present to en? tertain it. AX EARLY FIGHT IX CUBA. .Mil.-s Says That's What the Troops Have Gone For. WASHINGTON, Jute- 17, Major j General Nelson A. Miles. .umaiuling tin- army, accompanied by s-voiai members of his stall, arrived in Wash ir.gton today. lb- came In res].sc to a telegraphic summons from the sec? retary of war, v. ho desired to g., over certain phases of the compalgn with htm. General Miles, m an interview, said thai the troops recently embarked from stated that lie- work of equipping the volunteer army had been carried out with a Tail' degree of su.ss and that General Shafter. In command or 15,0110 tuen, sailed for Cuba will? an outburst of patriotic enthusiasm which over? came the trial they had passed through General Miles said that the causes which contributed to tie- delay in pre? paring the expedition for Cuba wer? rapidly being overcome: I lull the troops at Tampa are in very good health and the spirit of the men is of the best. All are anxious to go to the front. General Miles was asked for the com? munications between him and Garcia, and glancing them over, he gave their general purport. "In my communication to him t asked him to move as large a fore., as possible to tie- vicinity of the harbor of Santiago de Cuba, and to co-operate with our army and navy on their arri? val, which I hoped would be within a few days. He was to drive in and har rnss any Spanish troops near Santiago, threatening and attacking them at all points, and preventing any reinforce? ments from reaching that . point. Pending the arrival of our troops, he was to seize ai)V positions east or west or Santiago, or both, which could be used to advantage by our artillery. "He replied that he would regard my wishes and suggestions as orders, and would immediately adopl measures to concentrate his forces as directed. All his subordinates are ordered to assist in the disembarking of the United States troops, and to place themselves under orders. General Garcia said ho believed it possible for the artillery po? sitions to be taken as I had suggested. He sent a force at once to prevent aid and reinforcements going to Santiago. Tin- energy of this course in shown bv the reports of the last few days, for I so,, that General Rabbi and his men have taken a strong position just west of Santiago. While there were un? avoidable delays at Tampa. very an? noying to myself and others. I at least had the consolation of knowing that every day enabled the Cubans to make their march across the country and get positions which would be of the greatest value to our troops when thev landed." General Miles does not apprehend any long or serious delay in disembark? ing the troops on Cuban soil. When General Miles was asked ir he expected nn early fight, he answered laconically: ?'That's what they've gone for." Commander of the Army Re? turns to Washington. TH? MILITARY CAMPAIGN Jn.lly. Vltrt It.lag Closely tVnK-h.r.1, AI Wii.iu-h NhvhI Ottietale Uu Not IStlieve It Will Venture K?r rruni the Simninli toast. (By Telegraph.) WASHINGTON. June 17.- The return .!' General Miles to Washington Irotn i ? ? 11(j .i today had an Inspiring effect ipon the war preparations. The gen ?! - .1 had .1 busy day calling upon Sccre .::> Ali;er. eonsulting the chiefs of Ihe tiii'T dt nai tments and giving the de? partment the benefit of Ins ob. ervati ?s ai Tampa. Secretary Alger said that he was entirely satlslled with the con? dition of the troops as reported by Gen? ial Miles and wished that he had the means to privlde everyone of the-vol? unteer soldiers ? daily surf bath such as was enjoyed by the men at Tampa. i ..?!.. I..I .Mll. S is .vi to iiaVo u <.IVr eiico with the President. In tie- mean Lime lb'1 plans are moving forward oil!; for sending further expeditions I. i h I'co P. Rico and < !uba. Tbei e Is ? !!!?? hl elihood t hat a secoml expedition i :. i -.ii m. ii. to reinforce General Sl.uile: :,: Santiago, will leave within ! . : few .lays, as has been reporl ,| Ti e n-'ci ssity of sending these ad d!l i. .a.il !"? rces is questioned by high military olllcials. ami nun.ver th means of transport!)ting sie h a force are not available. The main consider? ation just lit present is th.inlpinent r.f :-1t expedition of greutoi dimension! ihnii any heretofore discussed, with Porto Rico as Ho- objective point. A month ago the military authorities v. .re satlslled licit a small force would he siitlicient t.-cupy Porto Itico. as lie- Spanish force there not exec- il . on.? 0..nen. Now. bow ev.-r. ! he Spallisn garrisons have b. en so reln fori cd ami th.- defenses si rongi hem-tl thai it Is believed a much larger lu vadlng army will he required. More? over. Ho- ollicials were satisfied, on learning today that tie- Cadiz licet bail sail, .1. thai the ships would go to Porto Rico, rather than Cuba, if they ero. se.I lo this side. It was pointed out thai this move would be the natural strat? egic one for the Spanisl.nmanders i.. lake, as there was still someihicg left for them to save In Porto Wen. General Mihs would speak only in .he most g.-a.-i:i] way as to prospective .-i r ims movemi iits. Whet, asked as in recent reports that large bodies of Hoops were about lo he o.entrab il ai Plodda points with a view to start? ing further armies of invasion lo Cuba. Pol lo Rico an.I elsew here, he said: ??The military campaign Is proceed? ing steadily toward it- complete execu? tion. The sending of one expedition or another is but a detail, a single part of ihe general plan of campaign, 'if course, it Is more or less right lo say that troops are about to be forwarde.. an.] thai expeditions will 1.popped ami si in. That almost goes without -laying, lor when we entered upon war. an iigrossivc campaign was formulated ami approved, which contemplated the Sep.!j|ig of expeditious Iltlll thcif Co-- p erntinn Inward the successful prosecu? tion of ihe war. Just When these ex peditions will move. and how many men will accompany them, it is not de? sirable lo say now. but it is enough to state that the campaign now entered upon is to lie prosecuted with the ut? most vigor until the end of the war." Naval ollicials are somewhat puzzled at the failure of the effort lo exchange Hobstin ami his crew just announced fr. Havana. (if course this is nor permanent, hut simply means that Ihe Havana authorities as yet have not been authorized to exchange prisoners. The.report that came from Madrid was that the exchange had been authorized, so It is surmised that the Spanish gov? ernment had not yet found means of communicating its decision to General Blanco, at Havana. Sume of the naval officers are pulling long faces over the projected promotion of Hobson to the rank of Lieutenant Commander. Not that they object to his reward, but they feel that It is hard that some mearu could not be found to do this withour particularly injuring the 250 officers whom he will jump. Dewey's report of June 12th from Cavite was food fur a good deal of dis i ussion today at the Navy Department. Taken in connection with the press re? ports it would seem to indicate that Manila probably has fallen by this line'. One phrase used by the admiral that "they do not intend to take the city at the present time" warrants the helieT that iie lias reached a perfect un? derstanding with the .tisurgent leader and that I lie town is not to be attacked until his own troops arrive. For some reasons it is extremely desirable thai such should be the ease, and that 11. wey should receive the surrender of Hie town in person rather than force, the Spaniards to surrender to the insur? gents and tin reby afford a possible pre? text for tin- interference of some of the European powers whose ships are gath? ering in suspiciously large numbers In Manila Bay. The Cadiz Meet is being narrowly watched, although the naval view is imt similar to that taken by the army Officers. The former do not attach as much importance to this fleet as the latter ami few of the officers can be found to believe that the ships will . ver venture far from the Spanish roast, much less attempt to cross the Atlantic or go to the Philippines. Tbi? lisi of vessels in this fleet is rather for? midable in sound, but as a matter of fact it includes not inure than two up t.. date war vessels, excepting the small torpedo gunboats. It s certainly the opinion ..r tie- naval officers here that i Uewey had the' Monterey with him he would have no difficulty in repulsing the whole Spanish force, while the I Cadiz lie, t would only afford pastime for Sampson's steel bull dogs. I DEFENSES STRENGTHENED I Spaniards Mount a Battery of Heavy i Inns at Matanzas. (By Telegraph.) LONDON, June 17.? The Tall Mall Gazette publishes a dispatch from Its ipeeial correspondent, now at Kingston, Jamaica, who recently landed in Cuba I and was captured and subsequently re? leased by the Spaniards. He cables, among ether things, that the defenses of Matanzas have been greatly strengthened, adding that a battery of ?lx heavy guns, unknown to the Ameri? cans, has been completed in the east harbor, and he says that a similar bat? tery, on the opposite side, is in course of construction. According to the Pall Mall Gazette correspondent, the Spaniards art- spoil? ing for a tight and they anticipate that, arter defl ating the American fleet they will invade Florida, where General Mo line has promised his troops to put the Mil ire population to the sword. "Matanzas. a week ago. estimated that it had Hour to l?st ten days, meat for a mouth and plenty of fish and veg? etables. There were no signs of star? vation and prices were about the same ns in America. TO FORM A NEW MINISTRY. PARIS. June 17.?President Fame has invited M. Ribot to form a cabinet to succeed the Meline ministry, which resigned on Wednesday last. It is lin? derst.1 lie has asked until tomorrow in which to reply. BISMARCK IN HAD SHAPE. T.nxDOX. .Tune 17.?A special from Rerlit, says Prince Bismarck's health is causing renewed anxiety. He Is re? ported to be suffering great pain from inflammation of the veins of his right leg. his dally drive has been suspended, and his sleep is broken. Dr. Schweninger. the prince's physi? cian, it is asserted, has arrived at Friedrichsrulle and Count Herbert Bis? marck is expected there tonight. (Continued from First Page.) a misunderstanding, a squad of Span? ish artillerymen stampeded from Ma late into Manila, causing immense con? sternation. It being believed tnat the insurgents were storming the city. A Spanish officer commanding an out post at Santa Juan, left his men in charge of a sergeant, came to town and was found helplessly drunk. It is reported that he was sentenced to death. A 6-inch gun at Malate while being being fired into the woods over the Spaniards' heads, fired a shot which struck a tree and killed several Span? iards. There is a story current here this evening to the effect that the captain and officers of the German warship Irene went to a picnic on horseback to the furthest outpost of San Juan, accompanied by the highest Spanish staff officers. They had a champagne lunch and the captain of the Irene is said to have made a speech during which lie declared the Americans "will never annex the Philippine Islands while William remains emperor." The Germans. It Is further said, with their Spanish hosts might have been killed by the insurgents who had the road tii San Juan strongly ambushed. Rut. It is furthed asserted, the insurg? ents had orders to avoid giving a pre? text for German Intervention. Finally, it is said, the Germans pro? posed to remove the wounded Spanish soldiers to a hospital ship under the German flag, but Admiral Dewey is reported to have replied that hitherto mediation had always been British and It must so remain. AGUINALDOS PROCLAMATION. Declaration of Independence Made on June 12. (Copyright. 1S9S. by Associated Pres=.1 MANILA, June 13. VIA HONG KONG. June 17.?Agulnaldo. the Insurgent leader, has issued a proclamation call? ing upon the natives to assemble at Cavlte on June 12th and inviting the Americans to be present at the cere? mony of a declaration of independence Incessant skirmishing goes on in the vicinity of Malabear. Santa Mesa and Malate. The Spaniards are making desperate attempts to regain their lost positions. Under American orders, the insurgents are holding back and play? ing elusive tactics that are cruelly ex? hausting the Spaniards. Today 300 native carabions deserted to the Insurgents. They were original'y disarmed by the captain general, but recently were given their arms again. SPANIARDS EXHAUSTED. Worn Out by Hunger, Sleeplessness and Incessant Alarms. (Copyright. lS'JS. by Associated Press.) MANILA. JUNE S, VIA HONG KONG. June 17.?There is intermittent firing on the outskirts of the city in all directions. The Spaniards are utterly exhausted by hunger, sleeplessness and incessant alarms. They have no infor? mation regarding the enemy's move? ments until suddenly attacked. In the meantime they are in constant dread of the populace resiging and at tat king them in the rear. Besides this, in every skirmish, directly the retreat begins, the native troops de? sert. The insurgents avoid disturbing the non-combattants and English women and children are living peaceably and unhurt in the zone of hostilities. El Co.uereio has published a supple? ment expatiating at great length on the "diabolical cruelties practiced in the British colonies," and predicting a similar tyranny in the Philippines un? less the powers Interevene. Tonight almost all the Spanish civil? ians are Inside the citadel: the troops are manning the walls and the antede luvian gunboats are guarding the river. Admiral Dewey has consented that the Spanish merchant steamers should remove the non-combatants. The in? surgents exchange signals with the Americans day and nlsht, while the Spaniards continue shooting- at shaw ows, constructing works which they admit will be unavailing und lining ev? ery road with useless defenses. The local banks today shipped ?250,000 by H. M. S. Immortelle. RUMORS AS TO CAM AR AS F Uli KT. According to One Report It Is Headed For Boston. (By Teiegraph.) MADRID. Juue 17.?? P. M.?There are a number of rumors in circulation here as to the destination of Admiral Camara's fleet. One has it that the Spanish -warships are now heading for Boston. Mass.. with the intention of bombarding the New England towns, and another report says that the fleet is going to the Philippine Islands. Fresh contingents of troops are be? ing constantly called to tile colors and there is great activity in the war and navy departments. Work on the fortifications is being actively pushed, and it is asserted thai a third squadron of warships is to be formed immediate? ly, to be composed of the Cardenal C's neros. Lepanto. Alfonso XIII and other cruisers. Cadiz is to be the rendezvous of the squadron. It is the general opinion here that a protracted war is ahead and it is setni-oflicially an? nounced that tbe governor does not count upon th" support of any powers, and even Germany, in spite of her great interests in the Philippine Islands, will do nothing to favor Spain. REPORT FROM AUGUSTI. Captain General of the Philippines Sends Gloomy Advices. (By Telegraph.) MADRID. June 17.? TP ' following dispatch from Manila, i ned by Cap? tain General August! i dated June 13. is published otliciall. : "The grave situation : t forth in my dispatch of Jut " "th continues. The ti.ps are righting on tic line of blockhouses which tons the enemy's adva nee. "The enemy has been strengthened by desertions of the native troops, which diminish our means of resis? tance, and may compel tue to take refuge within the walled city. "Cornmtinten.tlon with the provinces is still cut. and T .lo not know wheth? er the detachments there will be able to hold out against a lack of resources. "I hope to receive assistance from the peninsula before our means of de? fense are exhausted " "YANKEE PIGS" Tt> BE OUSTED. Arehbishon of Manl'i Dreams That Spain Will Triumph. (P.V TO'eCTeOrt.) EONDON. .Tun.' IS.?The Hong lCnus correspondent ..f the Pailv Mail savs: "The archbishop of Manila. Mgr. No zaleda. announces that be bus had a communication from God. who li:ii promised him that the 'Yankee pigs' will be driven out of the island and Hint 'Snnin will he triumphant in the end.' There is an idea in Manila' that the Germans have something up their sleeves. On tips point my correspon? dent writes ns follows: "Tbe Germans are disnosed to be meddlesome here. Germans and Span? iards are very chummy, entertaininr ope another at dinner parties and walking arm in arm everywhere. There is no ouestlon about how the British feel. They nre watching the Germans closely." AUOUSTPS FAMILY CAPTURED. (By Tolcgrnph.l I.'iNDOV. June 17. -The Kong Kong eor"'-sn?ndent of the Times says: "According to Manila advices, dated .Tune 13. and brought here by II. M. S. Lie t. the rebels have captured the far?*!!'y of Ceptaln General August!. "In most cases the desertions of the native regiments have been accompa? nied by a massacre of the officers. Tt Is reported from Shanghai that the Spanish archbishnn from Manila has j arrived there by tbe German troopship I Darmstadt." src.GKSTinx from london. (Bv Telegraph.) LOXPfiN, June 17.?The Spectator, commenting on the significant assemb? ling of German warships at Manila. "Emperor William of course means* nothing but friendly observation. Would it not be expedient, however, to send a couple of cruisers to Manila i? join the friendly observation, and to reinforce Admiral Dewey if attacked?" ALONG irtL WATER FRUNI CALENDAR FOR THIS DAY. Sun rises .4:4t Sune sets.7:2K Might water?8:50 A. M. and S:15 P. M. Low water?2:37 A. M. and 2:39_P. M. Weather Forecast WASHINGTON, June 17.?Forecast for Saturday. for Virginia?Showers and thunder storms: warmer in -the interior; light northerly winds. AKK1VA1.S AiNU UKl'AKTUJRKS. VesHels Arrived Yenterday. Steamer Leonora (Dtch.), Lutz, Sa? bine Pass. Schooner George P. Davenport, Bos? ton. Schooner Lewis Howard. New York. Barge Antelope, Providence. VertHeiN Killed YeKterthty. Steamer Kentucky (Dan.), Caroc, Co penhagen. Steamer Leonora (Dtch.), Lutz, Rot? terdam. Marli.HM'-eclleH II jr. WEST HARTLEPOOL. June 16.? Sailed: Laure, Hampton Roads. I'ri-p* t i'll l<> Lf?,f. Captain Treadwell and First Lieuten? ant t'. C. Berkeley, of company E. Fourth Regiment, national volunteers, popularly known as immunes. are making preparations to start for the camp at Fredericksburg immediately, probably tomorrow or Monday. A meeting was held at the Casino lAst night, when Surgeon MeGraw. U. S. A., examined a number of recruits from this city. As soon as he can get his men together Captain Treadwell will have his company mustered in and then start for 'Frederlcksburg. Crab nets, lines, hooks and fishing supplies. Ad.tms- liaeUnt store. tf. CURING AN AILMENT. (New York Weekly.) Uncle?What In creation are you Jumping about that way for? Niece i from Boston)?I'm a self-con? stituted board of health engaged in stamping out disease. ! nneli ? Eh? ! Nieci?My foot's asleep. Houses For Sale. I Nine room dwelling on 31th street near West avenue, lias all modern conveniences and will be ready for oc? cupancy June 1. Price $4.000. Six room house on 2'Jth street. All modern conveniences. Price $1.350. ? 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