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That Provision in Indian Appropriation
Went Out on
Delegate Smith Retaliates by Attempting to Have the
Carlisle Indian School Cut Out His Views Regarding
the Best Way to Educate the Indian The Most
Eminently Successful School Was a Term in the
Penitentiary The Senate and the Philippines Tariff.
Washington. Feb. 10. The house
yjient the day- working on the Indian
appropriation bill. Forty-two of the
sixty-two pages were disposed of. Sev
1 ral amendments were adopted, but
done were of much importance.
Mr. Cannon made a point of order
against a provision to appropriate $50,
Oim) to enable the secretary of the inte
rior to begin work on the construction
of a reservoir on the Gila river, Ariz.,
for Ftorinjr water to be used for the
benefit of the Gila river Indians. Mr.
Smith, delegate from Arizona, denied
that this appropriation was designed us
an entering wedge for the irrigation
The point of order was sustained by
Mr. Mondel!, of Wyoming, who .was in
the chair.
Mr. Smith moved t strike out the
a ppropriation for the Carlisle Indian
school. He declared that experience
showed that these sc-hools were distant
from Indian reservations and had done
more harm than good. The policy was
p mistaken ; one. in his opinion. The
'children vfrrv educated and made a
htm of by well disposed persons, after
nilll.1 lllt.'J' t'IIL U'lUIV UJ Lilt" Ull I dllU
Sfejnhlor in which -they had been
jf.rofcsht u-0 He Insisted that the In
Tun should be educated in the envi
ronment in whlch4he must live. These
Indian schools in the east were, he said,
the outgrowth of an ignorant senti
mentnlism. Philosophy, mathematics
and geometry taught the Indians noth
, 'ng. They should be taught husbandry
.it home. He said the best education
j iKssssed by one of the Indians on the
wan arios reservation naa teen obtain
ed by serving four years in penitentia
ry. He had been taught discipline.
Mr. Cannon, of Illinois, joined with
Mr. Smith in opposing the eastern
st-hon)s. He declared that it was the
height of cruelty to educate Indians
and then -eiid them back to savagery.
"It becomes a. matter of pride with the
tribe." said he, "to force the young man
tu again put on the blanket anil to
drive the young woman into prostitu
tion." Mr. Sherman opixjsed the amend
Putf. Mont., I-Vb. n. A special to
the Minor from Helena, Mont., says the
Pnited Smelting and Refining com
panys smeller at E.ist Helena has re
ci'ivcd a shimncnt of silver ore which
is licli"Vv.d lo be the richest ever found
in the state. The ore assays $H 0t'0 and
i approximately one-c.uartcr sdjver.
Tlie shipment was made from a mine
at Niehart. The strike is said to be
phenomenal, great quantities of the ore
being found, being so ma Ilea bale as to
bf almost cut with a knife.
( OstricH i
Located in the
Capitol Addition
at end of car line
lO ulnai drir iron
ctntsr of city
a herd of gigantic ostriches,
standing 7 to 10 feet high,
weighing 259 to 400 lbs, also a
lot of baby ostrich chicks just
hatched, only a few days old,
and a herd of Nubian ostriches
Just arrived aftT a two months'
voyage, having been imported
direct from the Nubian Icsert
to Phoenix.
v our salesroom and see the pret
X lest display of ostrich feather
to be seen in tlie I'nitcd States.
Ostrich plumes, tips, boas,
t-olhtrs, fans, pomrtons. hair nov
elties and, in fact, everything
made out of ostrich feathers.
'X Admission 25 - cents. Open
dally, including Sundays.
Point of Order
ment, reading from the report of the
commissioner of Indian affairs a state
ment that an education on res
ervations was not productive of
advancement, and that education fnr
from the influence of the tribes had
more than met the highest expecta
tions. After some further discussion by Mi.
Laces, of Iowa, against, and by Mr.
Fitzgerald, of New York, and Mr. Wor
rell, of Pennsylvania, in support of the
Smith amendment, it was lost.
Washington, Feb. 20 With the excep
tion of a few minutes given to routine
business, the senate today devoted its
entire session to the Philippines ques
tion. Mr. Patterson, of Colorado, one
of the minority members of the Philip
pines committee, delivered his first ex
tended speech in the senate and was
given a most attentive hearing. He
discussed principally the sedition law
enacted by the Philippines commission,
vigorously attacting the authority of
the comi!Fion to enact and enforce
such hws.He maintained that con
gress alone V-Vul power to put In force
enactments TTf that character.
He compared the information furn
ished by the executive departments of
the government with some statements
of Govrrnor Taft in his testimony be
fore the Philippine committee, with re
spect to the capabilities of the Philip
pine people, and declared with some
heat his belief that Governor Taft mis
represented the true situation in the
islands for motives unknown. . He as
serted that if the six millions of Chris
tians in the Philippines were Protes
tant Christians, the cruelties practiced
on them by the American authorities
would have to bo stopped, as no mem
ber of congress would be able to with
stand t:ie wrath of th Methodists.
Baptists and Iresbytcrians in this
Air. Nelson, or Minnesota, and Mr.
MeCumber, of North Dakota, supported
the administrations policy in the is
Another Five Years Agreement With
Typographical Union Authorized.
New York, t-Vb. "0. The Flxteenth
annual meeting of the American News
paper Publishers' association was con
tinued today. A resolution was adojUed
authorizing an arbitration agreement
witn the International Typographical
union for five years beginning May t
next, when the present yearly agree
ment ends. The executive council of
thf union must pass on this agreement
formally before ft will be in force, iKit
that body has already Informally given
Its approval. The association at Its
meeting yesterday adopted a resolution
providing for a live-year agreenent
with the Internationi Printing Press
men and Assistants' union.
There was some discussion today of
suggestion for an Improved postal
currency for mail orders and also pro
IHised amendments to the bankruptcy
law. tolh matters were referred to the
executive committee. The following
resolution was agreed to:
VResolved. That to secure a uniform
and thorough enforcement of the exist
ing regulations, the American News
paper Publishers' association suggests
a codification of all laws and rulings
that govern second-class mail matter
and an annual revision thereof, this
codification to be made whenever the
programme now in process for restrict
ing the use of second-class mail privi
lege for legitimate purposes shall have
been effectively performed by the post
office department and material rulings
on the questions pertinent thereto shall
have been fully interpreted."
At the afternoon session it was re
served to petition congress to abolish
th duty on wood pulp, mechanical
ground wood and lumber used in the
manufacture of paper, and to ask that
the luty on used print paper be re
Thfre Is No Intention of Extending the
System Into Mexico.
Santa. Barbara, Cal.. Feb. L'0. E. P.
Hipley. president of the Santa Fe sys
tem, is in Santa Barbara to spend the
winter, accompanied by his family.
Whim asked regarding the rumored ne
gotiations for Ihe purchase of the Mexi
can Central railroad by the Santa Fe.
he said: "The Santa Fe has not only
not opened .negotiations for the pur
chase of the Mexican line, but it has no
desire to got below the American
bonier. It will be the policy of the com
pany ti Improve the rood It now- has."
I He added It was not at present the
intention of his company to parallel
the Southern Pacific line to San Fran
UulhrUr. O. T.. Feb. 20. Western Ok
lahoma was Wurled under the heaviest
i low since the opening: to settlement.
In ftlaine and Grant counties it is
over two feet deet. and In many places
the trains cut through diirts of three
and four feet. It Is estimated to be
worth 1200.000 to the wheat growers
of that section.
His Condition Excellent Hut Precau
tions Are Taken.
Gioton, Mass.. Feb. 20. The condi
tion of Theodore Koosevclt, Jr., was
pronounced excellent today, and the
arrival of Dr. p. M. Hixey, the presi
dent's medical adviser, from Washing
ton, was the only feature of Interest
her. . .
While the progress of the sick boy
has been satisfactory in every respct,
Mrs. Koosevclt is unwilling to take any
step which might prove detrimental
to him,- and expresses a doubt if she
will start for Washington with the lad
lefore Saturday.
Will Deliver an Ultimatum to Demo
crats of That State Today.
Tofieka, Kas Feb. 20. The populists
of Kansas will hold a convention in this
city tomorrow, for the purpose of con
sidering whether or not the populist
party of the state will affiliate with the
democratic party in the next general
I election.
! It Is understood that the conference
tomorrow will not put a ticket In the
j field, but will recommend the party to
j ait and see what kind of a ticket the
t democrats nominate.
j The populists will demand that the
; democrats nominate A. M. Harvey for
governor and Frank loster for chief
Justice of the supreme court, as well as
'support Senator Harris for re-election.
If the democrats do this the populist-'
will set th'Mr party machinery at work
for the ticket thus nominated, and will
go under the name of democratic. In
ttiis way a fusion will he practically
accomplished, and the state law on the
subject will not be violated.
! A Renewal ( Destruction Threatened
In Shamaka District.
London, Feb. i!0. Cabling from St.
Petersburg, a rorresionilent- of th
Taily Mail says the seismic dis
turbances at Shamaka have recom
menced, and a fresh volcano began to
erupt vigorously on last 'Wednesday.
The correspondent adds that the num
ber of killed in the Shamaka distrirt
Is now estimated at .1,000.
Washington, Feb. 20. Wyoming
Fair Friday and probably Saturday;
colder in west portions Friday and In
east portions Saturday: variable winds.
New Mexico and. Arizona Fair Fri
day and Saturday; variable winds,
mostly northwest.
Washington. Feb. 20. The president
today sent the following nomination for
post map-tor to the senate: Laura C5.
(rable. Tombstone, Ariz.
To Tie Put in Along the Toast by the
German Government.
Iterlin. Feb. 20. The navy depart
ment has d'cidd to establish a chain
of wireless telegraph stations along the
entire German coast. For the last few
days trials have been conducted at Kiel
to determine whether the department
shall . us? the Itraun system or the
Slaby-Arco system. In the latter of
which Emperor William has shown
great interest. Thirty-two German war
ships have already been equipped with
the Slaby-Areo - system of wireless
telegraphy and eight more are to have
this system Installed.
Official reports say that the Slaby
Arco system gives the most satisfac
tory results, as by this system wireless
messages can be transmitted a distance
of ISO mile, against W) miles by the
Marconi system. '
Not the Proper Way to Take Food.
Clerks in grocery stores arc apt to
nibble at this and that irtlclc of food,
and if they are not careful acquire a
"case of stomach." This was the case
with L. Shoemaker, Artie. Ind.
"While I was clerking In a grocery
store it was difficult to resist the temp
tation to eat a little of this and that;
a bit of candy, some fruit or crackers,
and one thing and another. After
alHut a year I had serious stomach
I trouble and had run down to 91 ihjuihIs,
! was pale and Fallow and poor as a
; snake. I could sleep but little at night
j and my distress was terrible.
Finally I was compelled to give up
j my position and take treatment for mi
health. I heard of Grape-Nuts Break-
I fast Food and began to use It regularly.
I soon began to recover both health and
strength, until at the end of about
three months steady use I was so fat
and well that I was weighed and found
I weighed 160 pounds, which was a gain
of 6!) pounds in that time. This may
sound a little fishy but it is the plain
truth and can be verified by any one
who cares to inquire of my friends who
know the facts."
Impression at Washington that
He Will Succeed Himself
"Senator" Ives Resume the Effort
to Elevate Himself by fulling
at His Boot Straps The Presi
dent's Programme. .
Washington, Feb. 20. Secial.
Cnltod States Marshal MeCord of Ari
zona, arrived in Washington yester
day, and today had an Interview with
the president concerning his reappoint
ment. The influence here In his behalf
is strong, and the president is said to
be well satisfied with his conduct of
the office. It is" thought that MeCord
will succeed himself. He is. himself,
oulte confident cf reappointment.
James H. McClintock has been under
consideration by the president in con
nection with the marshalship for Ari
zona, but it Is now understood that he
will be appointed postmaster at Phoe
nix, ah wan nrlirliinl Intondoil
Euvene H. Ives of Arizona. who a
month ago tiled charges against Gov
ernor Murphy, and wmVh were dis
missed on the recommendation of tin
Interior department, is here for one
day. He saw the president today and
endeavored to revive those charges.
The president told him that they could
not be entertained. It had been de
termined by him that Governor Murphy
would serve out the term for which he
was appointed by President McKlnley,
add that he would then be succeeded
by Colonel A. O. Brodle.
More Than the United States by
Our Intervention in Islands
Better for Us, Governor Tift Thinks,
if We Had Never Gone There,
but There It No Honorable Way
to Get Oat
Washington. Feb. "JO. Replying to a
series of questions by members of the
senate committee on the Philippines
today. Governor Taft said that the In
tervention of the t'nited States in the
j Philippines was the best thing thai
could have happened for the Filipinos,
but it would have been better for our
j country If we had not gone there. He
auueu: ii inc resun m me enu proves
it to be in the interest of the general
welfare., then we can jMisslbly justify
ourselves on the ground that we have
taken only our share of the burden of
m'ilizntion in bringing out an unciv
ilized people."
Continuing the geiwral discussion of
the conditions In the Philippines, he
expressed an opinion that trade with
the Fnited States will ultimately in
crease and the islands become self
fupfKrting. even to the extent of pay
ing the expenses of the I'nitcd States
army there.
"Ho you brllcve that what we ar
now doing in the Philippines is the best
for the Filipinos and for the people i f
the United Slates as well?" asked Sen
ator Allison.
"1 do," said Governor Taft. "We
ne pursuing there the only course open
to us, and it was absolutely impossible
for us to pursue any other course than
the one we did pursue and are now
pursuing there. If the senators on this
side of the table (referring to the dem
ocratic members of the committee) had
been there, they could not have done
differently; and when their party comes
Into pc.ver. If it should do so. they
cannot do anything but go ahead."
Senator t'ulberson: "If a safe and
honorable opening for a withdraw..!
from the islands should present llscli,
do you think the United States should
avail itself of it?"
Governor Taft: "That question as
sumes that there might be such an
opening; I don't think there will he.
and 1 say no. Possessed, us I believe
that I am, with the missionary spirit.
I think we should continue our work
In these islands now that we are there,
and there is no likelihood of finding
an honorable way out."
Fell Only on Great Northern, but
Affected All Lines.
New York. Feb. 20. The announce
ment by the attorney general ofv the
United States that he believes the
Northern Securities company had In
fringed upon the anti-trust law i and
that he would file a bill in equity In the
supreme court. In accordance with In
structions from the president, to test
the question, overshadowed all other
considerations In the stock market to
day. Great Northern preferred was the
only stock remaining listed on the ex
change which was directly included in
the securities company. Yet the whole
market fell awav sharply under heavy
Atchison, 754: preferred, 9$: C &
O., 45; C. & S., 17; preferred. 66:
second preferred, 33rfc; C. C. C. & St.
Li.. 30i; Erie. 3S; Oreut Northern pre-
ferred. 184: Manhattan. 1324; Met
ropolitan. lflRV: Missouri Pacific. 1014:
N. J. Central. l3i N. Y. Central. 163V4:
Pennsylvania. 149V, : St. L. & SJ. F..
S0"4 : preferred. - 82 ; second . pref errel.
IS: 8t. Paul. Id3t4; Southern Pacific.
84: I'nlon Pacific. 10H4;' Amalgamated
Copper. 69: Anaconda.' St: Sugar.
lL'S: V. 8. Steel. -4?4: preferred. 98)4:
Western Union. 90'A: Santa Fe Copper.
Refunding 2n registered and coupon,
1084: 2s registered and coupon. 10SV4:
new 4n registered and coupon, 13S4: old
4h registered and coupon. ltSVa : 5a reg
istered and courmn. 106 V4.
New Tork, Feb. 20. About 2LOH0.OO0
pounds of copper for delivery during
the next seven months in parts of like,
electrolytic and casting. 1,000.000
pounds of each kind per month, was
offered for sale at the metal exchange
today at the market price, but there
were no buyers. : Prices for copper are
unchanged. Lake, 12Vt612V,: electro
lytic. 12V4ai24. and casting. I2n2.
Ijondon copper . market was 7s, Sd
higher, closing with spot at 55, ITs. ft.,
and futures at (55, 7s. M. Lead was
unchanged here at 4'4c, and unchanged
In London at IV 12fl. 6. Spelter was
unchanged at home and abroad. New
York quoted at 4 12'4 today to S4.17V:.
and London at (17, 17s, Sd. Bar silver,
65V4: Mexican dollars. 434.
Chicago. Fab. 20. The grain mar
kets see-sawed again today. The rul
ing tendencies were for lower prlcea.
May wheat closed unchanged: May
corn V4Vlc higher, and May oats 4c
up. Provisions closed a shade to 10c
lower. May wheat opened at 78 to 77T4C,
Bold off to 77Hc. old up to 78"4c, closed
at 7Viei4c.
May corn opened at 61-14 to 61"4c de
clined to 6014c, closed at 614flVic
May oats opened at 43Vie, and dosed
at 434c.
C'hlcagh, Feb. 20. Cattle Itecelpts.
9.000 including 300 Texans; active and
strong. Good, to prime steers. $fi.40j.
7.00; pood to medium. $4.004 COO: stock
era and feeders. $2.r0fr..00; cows, $1.25
65.25: heifers, $2.r-O(p;5.u0: canncrs. $1.25
tr 2. 30; bulls. $2.5Ti4.00; calves. 2.o0tf
7.00: Texan fed steers. $4,5045.75.
Sheep Receipts. 12:000; sheep steady.
ramba. l to lic lower; good to choice
wethers. $4.75(S5.5; fair to choice
mixed. $3.So$i 4.60; western sheep and
yearlings. $4. :)& 6.00; native lambs,
$3.7rcr0: western lambs. $5.25'& 4.60.
New Tork, Feb. 20. Hides steady;
wool steady.
Panama. Feb. 20. It 1 positively
known here that the force under the
Kovernment ,- general, Caatro, anil the
revolutionary Reneral. Kerrera. are
fig-htlng-. Various and numerous report
have reached here of this enpea gement.
but they all lark confirmation.
Tried to Hold Up a Bank at San An
tonio, Texas -Killed Cashier.
San Antonio, Tex., Feb. 20. A special
to the Kxpress from Mexico City says:
A daring and foolhardy attempt was
made to rob the London and Mexico
bank, one of the strongest financial
cencerns In the City of Mexico, by an
unknown robber, who, after killing the
cashier and seeing that he would b3
captured, blew out his own brains. At
an hour when business was slack and
when no one but the employes were In
tin? bank the robber entered the build
ing and, unobserved, made his way to
the vault, near which was the cashier,
whom he covered with a pistol, and de
manded that he give up the. money in
his custody.
T?pon the cashier's refusal the robber
tired, the bullet striking the cashier In
the head, killing him instantly. The
other employes made a rush for the
robber, who fired three shots at them
without effect. The men continued to
advance, and. seeing that his capture
was Inevitable, the robber turned his
pistol on himself and sent a bullet
through, his brain, dying instantly in
the bank.
The (Jca'- robber had no pa pers or
article pniis body that would serve to
identify him, and other than that he
was ap American nothing Is known of
him. lie was well dressed, wore a full
beard, well trimmed, and was about 45
years old. His general appearance was
that of a well to do business man.
The agency of the
Orient Insurance
Of Hartford, Connecticut.
has been transferred from J.
Ernest Walker & Co. to
Dwight B. Heard, corner of
Center and Adams Sts., to
whom all unpaid premiums
should be paid, and at whose
office all business of the com
pany, of any naturej should
be transacted.
of Hartford, Conn.
By D. C. OSMUN, JR.,
Special Agent.
The Spanish Labor Disturbance
ing a National Eruption
rhe Conflicts Between the Police and Troops and the
Workingmen Have Grown From Riotous Engagements
Into Battles Constitutional Guarantees Suspended
and a Movement to Put All of Spain Under Martial
Law Threatening Volcano in Catalona Feared.
Madrid. Feb. 20. According to tele
grams received here late tonight from
Barcelona, street fighting there continues.-
The authorities are taking se
vere measures. A proclamation has
been issued orderlnjr all private Indi
viduals to surrender any. weapons they
may possess under pain of severe pen
alties. The sale of arms has also zsen
prohibited. Forty workmen'" associa
tions have been dissolved, and tlie
members of their ocmmltteea arrested.
The duellings of the strike leaders and
anarchists are being registered and put
under guard.
The battleship Pelayo has been or
dered to Barcelona. Military engineers
have assumed control of the street car
service. and a few cars. half
filled with soldiers, are running. No
letters have been delivered in Barce
lona In three days, and in some dis
tant parts of the I to n business is
completely paralyzed. ...
A pitched battle occurred in the out
skirts of the city between the strikers
and a military escort attached to sev
eral wagons that were bringing in pro
visions. The contents of the wagons
were dragged out and barricades were
built across the road. The rails have
been torn up to prevent trains from
entering the city.
The strike movement has begun to
spread seriously. At Casterrlnn -De
Plana, taking advantage of the night
and the advance ' of the police, the
strikers set fire to two factories witn
the aid of petroleum. The factories
were burned. At a woman's meeting
held there a general strike was voted.
,At Haraffossa most of the fuptorje
are already closed on the demands of
the workmen, and the strikers ar
bringing pressure to bear to- compel
the factories sltll remaining open, lo
close their doors. The captain gen
eral of Sarag)Fia has wired for re
inforcements. The strike commenced at Valencia,
but owing to the refusal of the dock
laborers to participate it did - not be
come general. The police at Valencia,
assisted by the troops, have up to the
present time been able to maintain
order there.
It was learned late tonight that mar
tial law had been proclaimed at Man
resa. about thirty miles northwest of
Barcelona, and at Saragossa. At the
latter place the troops . oceutrini a
Amounting to an Indorsement of the
Anglo-Japanese Alliance.
Chicago. Feb. 10. The Tribune today
prints the following cablegram from
Pckln. China, under the date of Febru
ary 19:
A sensation was caused in diplomatic
circles here today when it became
known that the United States, through
the secretary of state. John Hay. had
sent a note to the Russia and Chinese
governments following closely along
the lines of the Anglo-Japanese ttuaty
of January 30. -
The nole is a distinct warnioar to
both China and Russia that tbe.L'ttited
States will not permit the integrity of
the empire to be molested in favor of
one nation to the detriment of another,
and practically - indorses the English
tieaty with Japan.
The Evans Loan and Investment Co.
Lend Money on. Improved Real Estate
Have for sale an extensive list of Improved, and unimproved city, suburban
and country realty, containing many attractive offerings, which is furnished
Tender Their Services to Conservative Honey Lenders
President. (Secretary
Paid-up Capital, tioo.nno. (turpi us and Undivided Profit. tSO.OWI.
E. B. GAtiK. President. T. tV. PEMBEltTON. Vice Pres. and Acting Cashier.
L. H. LARTMKR. Assistant Cashier.
Steel-lined Vaults and Steer Sefety Deposit Boxes. General Banking Busi
ness. Drafts issued on all principal cities of the world. Directors G. B.
Richmond, B. Hcyman. F. M. Murphy. D. M. Ferry. E. ,B. Gage, T. W. Pern- .
berton. R. N. Fredericks. L. H. Chalmers. Frank Alkire.
Paid-up Capital. $100,000.00. Surplus and Cndivideri Profits. J50.000.ua.
F. M. Ml-KPHY. President. MOItKIS UOLDWATEIt. Vice Presideiit.
R. N. FREDERICKS. Cashier. C. O. ELLIS, Assistant Cashier.
Brooklyn Chrome Steel-Lined Vaults and Safe Deposit Boxes. A general
banking business transacted. Directors F. M. Murphy. E. B. Gage. Morris
Goldwater, John C. Herndon. F. G. Rrecht. D. M. Ferry, R. N. Fredericks.
Long Distance Phone No. G61.
. ' r-
stragetic position in order to check dis
turbances. Owing to the strict censorship over
news from Barcelona It Is difficult to
ascertain the real state of affairs there.
It Is quite certain, however, that all
efforts of the authorities to presuade
the labor leaders into a conciliatory
attitude have so far failed and the ex
tension of the strike movement is mure
likely than Its restriction.
In addition to the labor movement,
the ever present Catalan home rule agi
tation is likely to prove a serious factor
in the situation.. Women took a promi
nent share In the riots and were more
-ioIent than the men.
Madrid, Feb. 21. The papers this
(Friday) morning report many persons
killed and wounded during Thursday's
con 11 lot at Barcelona. The Heraldo says
the captain general of Catalona .lias
asked for more trooiw as the rioters are
getting out of hand.
Madrid. Feb.-21. Premier Hagasta Is
preparing a decree establishing martial
law throughout Spain. The signing o"
the decree. It is believed, will be fol
lowed by an extreme national crisis.
London, Feb. 20. A message to the
Exchange Telegraph company from
Barcelona, via Perpignan. France, says
a fierce battle has been fought between
the trooiw and rioters In the suburbs
of Barcelona known as Bano. Before the
engagement cavalry and infantry .had
been posted at the most dangerous
points and . a field battery j had been
located on a plasa. from which vftntau
point the guns could sweep the sur
rounding streets. When the final clash
with the troops occurred, continues the
dispatch, the artillery was brought Into
action and raked street after street.
The rioters engaged the batteries at
close range, but were finally driven off.
It Is reported that live-hundred persons
were killed and wounded on both sides.
The entire neighborhood was-wTccked
by shells. The buildings caught fire
and this completed the destruction.
Further fighting Is reported at Ma
ura, fifteen miles from " Barcelona,
where a quantity of arms has been dis
covered. Fighting is also reported at
Tortosa and Tarragona, respectively 100
and 150 miles southwest of Barcelona.
I Secretary Long Sees a Way Open fox
j Hit Long Intended Beaignation.
Washington, Feb. 20. Now that the
Schley matter has been settled official
ly. It Is understood that Secretary Long
feels that he is at liberty to carry out
the project cherished by him in the
last year of President McKlnley's ad
ministration to retire to private life.
However, this Is not expected to en
sue at once, for there is no certain
knowledge of what may follow In con
gress, notwithstanding the strong be
lief by the administration that the case
is settled beyond revival. Therefore' it
is understood that a change In the cab-
Inet circle will not take place before the
adjournment of the present session, of
congress, and perhaps not ' Until next
autumn. .

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