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~ r* SKfMWclijtti iStt $tifoulgttU?K ^ ? ^r aUloaa ~ ~ riTTrr TW7"* ^pvt? VOLUME XLYI?NUMBER 305. WHEELING. \ A., SA1 ; ? SWORDS SI "The Tumult and the Sh the Anthem o SWELLS INTO HARMO! Over the Country on th tocol at the Wh CONSUMMATED AT 4:23 The end of the War, Which has Been States and Spain for a Period of T Says?Ike Final and Solemn Seen pllclty of republican Institution Brents that led np to tlie Slgna Interest?An Impressive Ifeatur Handshaking of Presldont HcKin Secretory Day Congratulated, WASHINGTON, AnriBt li.?With a Ins., Implicit? In keeplnf wkh republican "I0 1 tnitltutlons, the wir which hu raged Jy'J between Spain and the United States ( for a period of three months and bear twenty-two days was quietly terrain- T&e ated at twenty-three minutes past 4 o'clock this afternoon when Secretary thor Day tor the United States, and M. que? Carobon for Spain, In the presence of Prlo President McKlnley, flgned a protocol g?|* whloh will form the boali of a definite j,uJn trtatr of peace. sign It It but simple Justice to our sister W republic of Franca to record the fact that to her good offices this speedy termlnatlon of a war that might have run ^ on Indefinitely was brought about, and gatlf the President himself deemed ihat ac- ,hani Hon on the part of the French govern- Secr meat u worthy of hla special praise. in ti The Closing Chapter. COpil The closing chapter of events that led up to the signature of the protocol and tI, the cessation of hostilities was full of Real interest. There were rumors in the the c early morning that over night the J11?11 French embassy had received the long- S(?r expected final Instructions' from Mad- on a rid, but these upon inquiry proved Pros groundless, as It was not until half past 12 ?hat the note began to coma from J>um Madrid In small lots. The state depart- Aide mrnt was soon advised of the fact that were the message was under transmission, ro9J1 but as it was evident that It would be long and that Its reception would prc4occupy much time, the secretary of state left the state department for his Junchoon. At 2:43 o'clock Secretary Thlebout. of t the French embassy, appeared at the state department to Inform Secretary Day that the ambassador woa In full j t possession of the note; was fully em- K powered to sign the protocol for Spain, end only awaited the pleasure of -the state department He Intimated that A? the ambassador would be pleased to Seer have the final ceremony conducted In ? the presence of President McKinley, whore the negotiations were begun, cort Leaving the secretary of the embassy *d ti in his own office, Secretary Pay made o and short visit to the white house to learn roon the President's wishes in the matter, the i The latter immediately consented to ac- croo cept the suggestion, and M. Thlebaut the 1 hastened to Inform his principal that him the President would receive him at the 11c 01 white house at 4 o'clock. ofllci At the appointed hour a driving rain than torm prevailed, obliging nil the par- the 1 ties to resort io carriages for tmnspor- matl tatlon to the white house. Secretary term Day came first with a large portfolio sitlo under his arm, enclosing copies of the proc protocol, of the proclamation to be Is- dm* sued by the President stopping hostlli- sign ties, and some other necessary papers, who He was accompanied by Assistant Sec- actl< retary Moore, Second Assistant 8ec- w: retaty McAdeo and Third Assistant Sec- hast retary Cridler. They went Immediately that into the cabinet room, where the Pres- td a [dent sat In waiting. He had Invited to tj be present the assistant secretaries nQf71 Pruden and Cortelyou and Lieutenant ! naVi Colonel Montsomerv. 1 tiao Til* Jirdliif nt III* X*"!*!> Hour. "When Ambassador Cambon reached the white house It wan Just .1:55 o'clock, ftn(j Are minutes in advance >ji the appoint<d hour. ep(,e The rain wag still violent and the am- Or hasaador abandoned his usual custom tnry of alighting at the outer Rates of the W* ww itive grounds. Ho was driven un- whP dor th?- porto cochere, passing through whh u cordon of newspaper men before ho all ?i and Secretary Thlebaut were ushered theti ln?l They went <Jir. ct t t k library fulB adjoining the cabinet room > iho up- mat: i !Vx r, Xt 4i06 tbey wei mnced tak to the waiting party In th'- cabinet AI m and were ushi re 1 into tl r pr? tr After an exchnnK?? of diplomatic houi . unnecessary toss ot time ?H?t then t"r (K-rur nnd Assistant Secretary of fore State Crldler. on th#* part of the fJnked cnte States, and Fir*t Secretary Thlebaut, to t-i oi th* part of Spain, retired to a win- T1 where there was n critical formal r>uy it'xanainatlon of the protocol. to C! This Inspection hod nil the outward pnr; formalinex fltir a document of thin Int- Thl< portance. It wan prepared In duplicate prci ?t th?* *tntc department, one copy to ??e j-j r-fiint 1 l*- the United Statcn govern- f^,,x n.-nt ?nd the other to become the properfy of Spain, The text 1* handsomely cngroined In runnlnw old English scrip. Ktat For 1 tn?y ? onifmrUon. who Eoch copy of the protocol is arranged wou In double column, French and English ! standing alonglsde for eaay comparison ! to the fxoctne?a of tranels-tlon. The two coplcn are alike, except that the one h"ld by thlji government ha? the English 90 t'-xt In the Oral column and the Ml?naturv of Secretary Day ahead of that ??f W M. Cambon, while thf* c.?py tmnnmltted , die to Spoln haii French In the flr*t dojunin ! i?n<l the signature of M. Cambon ahead ; of that of Secretary Day. The protocol nent to Spain tvflfl accom- thai IflnJed by the credentials Imuid by iwet **? ?t wi MoKlnh y, specially empow r- uhui lijf ihr> secretnry ?>f Mtate to altlx his and |?|rniture to thin document. The au? prot wriiatiou wu "brief ?uul In typewrit- | Thu 1EATHED. I se __________ Is outing Dies," And ? f Peace ? MIES OF PRAISE S Wl ?? ', ?If e Signing of Pro- | ite House, $ * ID th P.M. YESTERDAY S of E pr Baglng lletireen tbo United ^ hree Months anil Tirontytwo ? es in Keeping with the Sim- Jjf is?The Closing Chaptor of " .tare of the Protocol Full of S.1 e of the Ceremony was the i? ley and Ambassador Cambon. pt Ol ?? in save for the President's characterls- <H >olil signature. Later the American er of the protocol will be accompanied de he written credentials of. the Span- co povernment sent to Cambon and P? J?*L- a? nnwm nH*Hnn IK II1JS tilt; aiBUaiutc Ut ? ... cable dispatch received by him to- b| conferred full authority to sign the Q* ncol and stated that the written au- 00 ization would follow slimed by he m regent 1n the name of the king. p* r to the ceremony of to-day M. ibaui showed the cable dispatch to etary Day and it was accepted as f,' dent to enable the ambassador to In behalf of Spain. JJ hen the written authorization ?r- gt ?It will be presented to the state de- b ment to accompany the protocol. , Signing the Protocol. ie examination of the protocol was sl< ifactory and the document was V led to M. Cambon first and then to etary Pay, who affixed signatures hat order to each side of the two S?i fa. Then the last detail In making I protocol binding was administered j .sslstant Secretary Crldler.in charge ie chancery work, who attached the ... of the United States. Throughout eremony all but the two signers reled standing. M. Cambon in algnfor Spain occupied the peat which etary of the Navy Long, now away i vacation, usually occupied. The **1; Idcnt stood at the left hand corner Sa he head of the great cabinet table, er etary Day, M. Thlebaut and M. ' bon In the order named on the left ?u of the table. Tlfe rest of the party i standing in other portions of the u M credentials were produced during moot In* at th# nrhlt* house. the ident accepting Secretary Day's as- 01 nee that this had been settled to his p (faction at the state department. It Jn 4:23 o'clock when the final signa- ?c ? were attached to the protocol, and lv In the knowledge of all the officials ent this was the first time that a ' ocol or treaty had been signed at t!J white house. n Tb? .iliut ImproiilTt Frainrr. t this ceremony concluded, Acting etary Allen,of the navy department; etary Alger and Adjutant General Gi ?in appeared, having been summon- a > the white house by the President, .. th^y were admitted Into the cabinet 3 Just In Foaeon to witness one of most Impressive fraturetj of the cerny when the President requested jnnd of the amhaFsad->r, and through q reiuniru mmiim tu wlc ...... f Franco for the exercise of her good p re In bringing about peace. He also iked tho ambassador personally for [ mportant part he had played in this :er, and the latter replied In suitable c ifl. As a further mark of his dljipo- . n, Prosident McKlnley called for the tJ: tarnation which he had caused to be in up, suspending hostilities and > ed It In the presence of M. Cambon, , expressed his appreciation of the >n. Ithout delay Acting Secretary Allen ened to the telephone and directed T< cable messages be Immediately sent It of the naval commander*, Dewey, ie Philippines, Sampson, at Gunntao, and the various commandants at f yards and stations to cease faostillImmediately. n| Order* to C?aa? fToatllUlra. tjf tere Is a dispatch boat at Hong Kong PI It Is believed that It can reach Gen. rltt In forty-eight hours at top p* d. sc i the part of the army, while Secre- dl Allen availed of the telegraph, Ad- ve - " ? ?? Kutfiul >kn afAvm Vi nc ui'nfrw cuium ?<???<? rusheJ across to the war department re he Immediately Issued the orders h had been prepared In advance to T if the military commanders, to cease r operations. The state department lied Its duty by notifying nil dlploIc and consular agents of the action 5" n. I the formalities having been dls- W ni of. the President spent half an 10 r chatting with those present and ^ i at 4:68, the rain ?till continuing In lr] c, the ambassador and his secretary n rod their carriages and were driven cr ho embassy. / io pen which was used by Secretary In sighing the protocol was given 'hlef Clerk Michael, of the Plato dernent, who had bespoken It. M. baut secured that used by the . ich ambassador. D_ >on emerging from tho white house, , elary Day received the earoeut eon- ^ ulatlons of the persons present upon conclusion of the protocol. He ed that the peace commissioners are to draw up the definite treaty tj, ).l not be appointed for several days, a( ??..1I/?u?a twits* thi>v WOUld _ th BCOPP. OP THE PROTOCOL. to nr ? ?t Ootn U l? AbiolllUlf ? Traaty of I'we*. ASTtlNOTON, Aumift 12.?'Whllo nt particular document atoned is prop- d< enough described aa a protocol, it ^ ill technically aomethlwr more than ^ . It la an agreement midway bp- ltti m that and the armfntlco which Pi illy intervene* between nctlve war bn final peace. Bo far a* It goe.f, thla ac ocol i* abaolutely ? P???.ce treaty, rc a, having provided for tho dlspoal- m >n of Cuba, Porto Rloo and one of the idrone Islands, there is nothing more r any peace commission to do In relam> to those subjects, their fate Is aled and the protocol In that respect as binding as aay definitive treaty of ace. It was such o protocol as this at was signed by President Thiers id Prince Bismarck, to terminate the raneo-Prussian war, and the condl>ns therein laid down were not eveo ibjcct to revision at the hands of the ace commission that followed. Many details remain to be Agreed >on, which are not even referred to In e protocol. Such of these aa relate purely military and naval subjects 111 be referred to a military commls IWi This commission may encounter some fflcultr in making a disposition of >anlsh soldiers In Cuba and Porto Ico, and th? military anil naval prlsiers now in the United States. The mnlsh government is showing & rearkable unwillingness to provide for e return of these soldiers and snllors > Spain. This has gone so far as to y the Spanish government open to 0 charge of Indifference to the fate the men who struggled for her cause. uropean advices received here from Ivatc sources throw some light upon lis, saying that the Spanish governed Is apprehensive the returning arrlors will join the Carllsts an?t eak out In open rebellion against the paent dynasty. It is probable the fl/tary commission will be clothed Ith adequate power to deal with this lestlon in the interest of the United a tea. PJEELIKO OF BELIE* 1 Hatlrltl?ConJ?otnrea Abont lb* Wu Indian CommUnlon* MADRID. Midnight. August H-The otocol will be published simultaneity In the official gazettes here and Washington. ?- Jl?... it. .ItHnlUn xne papers uisv;u?d \ua miwatiuu iletly and great relief Is felt in govnment and court circles that Preslnt McKlnley has not demanded a nvocatlon of the cortea to approve the iace prellrolnarlea. The cortea will >w not be summoned until autumn, r which time it Is cxpeoted that the Citation of the extremists will have oled down, and the country have heme more Inclined to accept accoraIshed facts. The commission to meet In the West idles will be composed, it Is underood, of military olllcera, and It Is be ved here 4hat thla commission will ive the way for commercial treaties id for a recognition by the United ates or Cuba of a portion of the Cu.n debt. rhe suggestion that Senor Moret, forer minister for the colonies may prele over the Paris commission is not ry popular. OFFICIAL ORDERS nt ( American Cenerali In Cab*, Porto itluo and Philippine*, ami to Admiral Drwfoiiil Sumpion 10 <>? If ettllltlm. WASHINGTON. Auir. 12.?As soon as e peace protocol was aigned the Presl nt sent for Secretaries Alger and >ng and General Corbln and -by his diction orders to ceose hostilities forthith were sent to General Miles, Mertt, Shafter, to Admirals Dewey and mpson and miltary commanders genally. The order sent to General Morrltt to jjpend hostilities waa as follows: Adjutant General's Office, WASHINGTON, D. C., Aug. 12,1898. erritt, -Manila. The President directs all military teratlons against the enemy be sus>nded. *Peace negotiations are nearg completion, a protocol having >en signed by representatives of me o countries. You will inform the mmandera of the Spanish force? in the lillpplnes of these instructions. Purer orders will follow. Acknowledge celpt. By order of the secretary of war. Hi C. CORBIN. ' Adjutant General. The order sent to General Ml lee and ?neral Shafter wore Identical with the >ove save na to names. As the order states, further Instructs will be sent to each general. Gennl Merrltt will be directed to confer ith the Spanish commandant at Mala to carry out the terms of the proto1. and to occupy Manila Immediately. ?neral Miles will put himself In comunlcatlon with the chief authority In ortr) Rico for the purpose of having mnlsh forces turn over San Juan and her points to him preparatory to acuatlon. Owing to conditions In jbp, the orders to General Shafter to ' sent hereafter will be much different an those sent to other generals. The navy department Is also preparg orders to all commanders on lines nllar to the war department order. SAMPSON NOTIFIED > ItalM Blockade of Cnt?a and Porto Itiro auit Crooned Nortli. WASHINGTON', August 12.?In acrdance with the proclamation Issued ' the President suspending hostilities ders were issued this evening to the tval commanders at the several stains in the United States, Cuba and the Ullpplnes carrying into effect the dictions of the proclamation. The navy partment not only transmitted the resident's proclamation In full to the veral commanders In chief but also rectlons ns to the disposition of their ssels The following orders are In at sense self-explanatory: NAVY DEPARTMENT. WASHINGTON, August It > Sampson, Santiago: Suspend all hostilities. Blockade of ion and Porto Itlco is raised. Howell dercd to assemble vessels at Key 'est. Proceed with New York, Brookn, Oregon, Iowa and Massachusetts Tompklusvtlle. Place monitors In ife harbor In Porto Rico. Watson .tnsfera his /lag to Newark and will main at Guantannmo. Assemble all ulsers in safe harbors. Order marines >rth In Resolute. (Signed) ALLEN, Acting Secretary. The notification to Admiral Dewey um not mado public, but Assistant A linn ufnfml that hivilril'H be g J>ut in possession of the President's vein motion he was ordered to cease utilities and raise the blockade of anlla. In compliance with the orders sent, Smlral Sampson and Commodore i.-mef will each send n vessel around 10 coast of Cuba to notify the blockling squadron that the blockade hns ien rnlsed. Admiral flchley being on ? Brooklyn and Included In the orders that vessel will come north with her. The II*bIiiitliid of l>l?nirmbfrn?fnt. WASHINGTON, August ll.-Th* ivy department to-day Issued orders Caching all naval officers from the angrove, the lighthouse vessel which in been In service at Key West, and ill turn It back to the treasury detriment. Four revenue cutters on the iclflc const have also been turned iek -to the treasury department. The :tlon In rrra>Vt*> the Mangrove li ally the beginning of- ^*4J|aitmb?r -V INSTRIMENTTHA The Provisions Contained in tfi ington Yesterda CONCEDES ALL ASKED B\ A WASHIN V by Secretary < boo provides; VL L That S errfgnty over < ^EXgflP* 2. That I Is the West I: ! to be selected ' to the latter. *?~?^^RlL * Thatt) the city, harlx jmH BTifli [I elusion of a tx feJWKyf '^SM^Egp tho ocmtrol, dl < *m1i . ipplnes. WMllll^U 4. That ( islands lot the evacuated ana within ten da: signing- of the protocol, meet at Havana am am) execute the details of the evacuation. 5. That the United States and Spain commissioners to negotiate and conclude are to meet at Paris not later than the first 6. On the signing of the protocol, host to that effect wift be given as soon* as pc commanders or its raimary ano rawm iurc The above 19 the official statement o and given to the press by Secretary Day. The protocol was signed at 4:23 p. n seating the United States, audi M. Camboi ins the Spanish government. NAVAL PROMOTIONS ? Announced by the Navy Department. at Bampion and Schley to be Rear-Adml- nc rata?Captains ot tile Squadron aro Ad- II a need. WASHINGTON Avff. 12.?For some unknown reason, the administration decided not to adhere to It* formerly ex- ni pressed announcement that the promo- "W tlons in the navy -would) be made aa the result of recommendations by a board, whose duty it should* be to review the a achievements of naval officers throughout the Spanish war, and to-day the ? m navy department maae puottc me iinlawing promotions la the North AMantio fleet, previous publications having been Inaccurate ire some particulars. These are ad interim* commissions and held p< untfl the senate confirms or reject* 18 them. They take dote of August 10th, 111 1898, and/ in each case are for eminent aird conspicuous conduct in battCe: Commodore WIMiam T. Sampson, ad>- co vanced eight numbers and appointed a m rear admiral from- Autrust 10, iss*8, for eminent and conspicuous conduct in m battle. Takes rank next* after Hear Ad- H mlral John A. HoweH. ar Commodore Winflekl S. Schlep ail- ai vanced six numbers and- appointed u rear admiral from same date and'Tor' same reaeor?. Takes rank next after Hear Admiral William T. Sampson. _ Captain* John W. Philip, advanced1 five 1 numbers and appointed commodore. 1 Takes rank next after Commodore John 1 C. Watson. Capt, Francis J. Hlpglnson, advanced ?n three numbers. Takes rank next after _ Capt. Uartiftt J. Cromwell. Captain Robley X>. Ea-ans, advanced in Ave numbers. Takes rank next alter Captain Charles S. Cotton. Captain Henry C. Taylor, advanced to five numbers. Takes rank next after Capt. John J. Readi Capt. Francis H. Cook, advanced five numbers. Takes rank next lifter Capt, Yates Stirling. Capt Charles E. Clerk, advanced six h numbers. Takes rank next after Capt. William C. Wise. to Capt. French E. ChadWIck, advanced is Ave numbers. Takes rank next after ai Capt. Charles D. Sigsbee. w! Lieut. Commander Raymond P. Rod- dii gers, advanced live numbers. Takes *|< rank next after Lieut.-Commander S1 Charles C. Oornwelt pi Lieut.-Commander Seaton Schroeder, advancedi three numbers. Takes rank th next after Lieut.-Commander Duncan ^ Kermey. , ol. Lieut.-Commander Richard Wain- f. wright; advanced ten numbers. Takes rank next after Lieut-Commander Jos. D. J. KeMey. ? Ijleut.-Commander Join A. Rodrer*. m advanced Ave number*. Take rank n?et after Ueub-Commantler EJdmrin D. Moore. L.!cuf.-Comonander Jame* K. Cog*. wnM, advanced flvo mjmber?. Take* rank nexr after UeuL-Comnwnder Joa. R. Selfrldge. ... Ueut.-ComnuurtiCT William P. Potter, Ave number*. Take* rank next after Lieut.-Gmw?iiHJer Ebenerer 9. Prime. m Lieut.-Cmmmandor GHw? B. Harber, to advanced Ave pumbera T&kea rank m PROCLAMATION Commanding: a Cessation of Ho: manders of the Uniti AS FORMALLY AGREED UPC L<[ WASHINGTON, Augi 11IfJiUl ^ ?n<r Tironla^natlont vS38Se? By th? President of the t YjSC-SJt X Proclama v "*S WTTOREASL By ft protocol by Wfflm R. Day, secretary of state of tli Jutes Cambore, ambassador extraordinary of France at WaeMnpton, respectively re] eminent of the United States anil the gover and Sim.In- have formally agreed upon the establishment of peace between tho two ci WHEREAS, It Is in'said protocol agrees ture hosttwtles between tho two countries i to that effect shall be given as soon as possl monders of Its military and navaJ forcos: Ntow, therefore, I, WHIlam MfcKlnley, Pi accordant with the stipulations .of tho p part of the United Btatea a euapenwon ?k n that ordera be ImmedlatcSy given through era of the mWtary and naval forcea of the 1 Inconsistent with thla proclamation. In wltuvew whereof I have hereunto a tho United' utatea to be affixed. Done afthe city of Waahlngto (SISAL) of our Lord, one thounondi eight the Inriopendoncv o< the United third. (Signed.) By the Prefridenti, William It. Hay. & A copy of thla proclamation ha? been c mandera. Spnia will cable her command* . I . r BRINGS PEACE le Protocol Signed at Washer Afternoon. r THIS GOVERNMENT. 8TON, Ave. 1J.?Th? protocol timed i? auut* Da.y and Ambassador Cu? Ipaln trtH r?Umd<b a? otolra ot mvand title to Cuba. ortw Rico and other Spanish Mutd* ndlea and an Island in tbe LadrooM, by the Doited State* shaH be ceded M United States wm occupy and hoM it and bay ot Manila; pendh* the coi?eaty of peace which shaft determine sposttlon and government ot the PhttSiha, Porto Woo and other Spantfh ' West Indies ahatt be Immediately " J that conantsslonerSL to bo appointed r* sbaM within IMrty days from thi i San T'""* respectively, to amnge trill each appoint not more than five a treaty of peace. The comnrtaaioners of October. itltlc* wilt be suspended and notice asibl? by each government to the es. f the protocol's content*, as prepared U by Secretory of State Day, repxts. i. the French ambassador, represent*xt after Lleut-Comn*uwler Earthen E. ties. Lieut.-Commander Newton B. Mason, tranced -ve numbers. Take# rank act after Lieut.-Commander Benjamin . Buckingham. Lieut. Alexander Sharp, Jr., advanced re numbers. Takes rank next after eut. William G. Cutler. Lieut. Harry P. Huse, advanced five tmbere. Takes rank next after Lieut. Ullaro ?X Bufh. ADMIRAL K1BKLAHD 1DEAD. ocvmtM to an OpanuloB?.A Popular znan in uj?> VAIiLEJO, Calsu, Axle. 12.-Rear AdIral Klrkland, commandant of the are Island navy yard, died this eveng. Rear Admiral W. A. Klrkland was ap>lnted from North Carolina* July 2, SO; made a midshipman June 20, 1858; ?utenant, March 18, 1859; lieutenant in man tier, July 16, 18G2; commander, arch 2, 1869; captain, April 1, 1880; mmiKlore, June 27, 1893, and rear adIral, March 1. 1896. At the time of his death he was comandant of the Mare Island navy yard, e waa well known on the Pacific coast id popular among both naval officers id civilians. THE CAMP SOLDIERS. rc?ld?nt MoKlnfry'a Tribute (o (he Man irho Responded lo Their Caantrr'e Call bat wlto llnre IVerer Been In Bull fe. WASHINGTON, Aug. 12.?The follower official correspondence between eeldent McKlnley and General Breckrldge, In which thePrealdent pays tribe to the troops who could not "be sent tho front, was mode publlo to-day: CHICKAMAUGA PARK, Oa., Aug. 10, 1883. tie President "May I not ask you In the name and half of the 40,000 men of this command visit 1t while It is still Intact. There much to be said showing how toenefldl and needed such a visit is, but you 111 appreciate better than I can tell the ^appointment, and consequent depres>n many men must feel, especially the ck, when they joined together for a irpose and have done so much to show eir readiness and worthiness to serve elr country in the field, nut nna rnemIves leaving ttoe military service withit a battle or campaign. All who lee iem must recognize their merit and >rsonal interest must encourage all If iu can And time to review this comand." (Signed) "BRECKINRIDGE, fdajor General Commanding." Following is the President's reply: Executive Mansion, "WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 1891 lajor General Breckinridge, Ohickamauga Park, Ga. "Replying to your Invitation I beg to y that It would give me great pleasure show by a personal visit to Chickaauga park my high regard for the OF PRESIDENT ? tu. Pi.t ?f HUilKO UI1 i?iw * mi vt wvui :d States Forces DN BY THE PROTOCOL The Prwrtdewt hiu? lsaued the fotlowrndted Starter of America. tlon: conclude and signed August 12,18M, 10 United Sttvtc?, and His Etrceltencjr, and plenipotentiary of the Republic frrenvntinir for this purpowe the g-ovnmenit of Spain, the United' Stages terms on which negotiations for tho jurttrie* HheUl be uatertokMi; and' * ?? < - ?niuil<MlAn nn>li BlfftM II llllku IIIHIIII un ? ?ha? bo atmpended, and that notice I bio by each government to the comrwtldont of the United States, do In notocoU declare awl proclaim on the osUMUea, and do hereby command the proper channel* to the commandUnited States to abvtaJn from att acta ftt my hand and caused the aeal of n* thia 12th day of Aiiffuat, In the year hundred and ndnety-elgrht, and in Bt&tca the one hundred and twentyWILLIAM McKlNTiEJY. fcretary of Btate. ubied to our army and navy com?r? Xko Instruction* m ^ 40,000 troops of your command who to ? patriotically n?aponded to the call for ; volunteers and who have been for up1 wards of two month* making ready for any service and sacrifice the country tnifht require. My duties. however, will not admit of absence from Washington, at this time. fL "The highest tribute that can bt paid | 111 to the auldler la to My that he performed hla full duty. The Held of duly la determined by his government, and wherever that chances to be Is the place of honor. I All have helped in n great cause, whether in camp or battle^ ?J?d when peace comes all will be UUta entitled to , the nation's gratitude." |_|JB IBisaeaj "WILLIAM MqgPfLEY.'' ItMJASCAUL Gro, 4'Thank*: ThiMnnth ('*ryih?iCMNtl Ffrliiff. Uiioflto !.**( WASHINGTON, Aug. 11?At 11 o'clock to-night Adjutant Oeoeral Cor- ' bin received from G?neml Bfcafter nn i acknowledgement of the receipt by him of the proclamation of tb* President. Up to xQldntrht no reply bad ten received from General Mils*, It having been Impossible to set In Mmnnleatton LO: with him. nape, All the corps commanflew of tha xrmy . were notified of the suspension of hot- ot ,n( unties, In response to tlw notification la Ch sent ti> General FCihuffh litt. the former The consul ^neral at Kavaaa. wired the ..jj war department: "Thanks. The Barenth corps has ceaacd flrlnfr. Unofficial." *""* It la well understood that Oaneral Th< Lee's command was belnf featured for Da I If the anacx upon Havana u ui? ww?hj tl tor one should aria*. I As an official of the war dtanrtment l ! e*pre?aed It to-night: "It "It tru a bit ot the sarcajm of fate alllati that Lee did not have a part la the ac- Ruwl tlve operallool In Cuba or Porto Rico." fluen( THE FLAG EA1BIB0 and I At Henataln Po>lpon.<l Until Ik* Cam. *UPPC mlMlonera Arrive* m&nd HONOLULU, August 4. vU Victoria, terna B. C., August 1L?The United Btatos Kuwl ship Philadelphia arrived hew yester- areas day, six daye and twentf hours from JJgJJ San Francisco, with Admiral Miller and ?Rt staff on board, who came for the pur- Ing h pose of raising: the American flag over Chlm the Hawaiian Islands. Admiral Miller an all has orders to confer with Minister ance Sewall and until after the conference czar, nothing: definite will be decided aa to the the p flag raising programme. Pekln A conference with the Hawaiian gov- tract! ernment will be held this afternoon. It Is generallr understood that the flag The will not be raised uotll the commission- upon ers arrive on the 17th Inst. at Be The Japanese Imbroglio of 18W has to hit been settled by the payment Of |7G,ooo comm to Japan, In making the payment the preia government does not admit the Justice Amer of tho claim or right of Japan to in- Journi demntty. The payment was 'made at 'have the request of President McKlnley. ent a The United States transport' steam- Brlta! era Rio de Janeiro and Pennsylvania port sailed for Manila August 3 and this Knglt morning the transports Peru and City with of Puebla took their departure for the with ame destination. A 1 ^ aaya: PABKERSBURQ BREAKS LOOSE "T1 triRu! And CelrbrilH Ite-eifn III Uh men f of Price martl llftn-cfii Ipnln nnil Wnltwl Sta'ca. Special Dispatch to the Intolllgencer. The PARKER3BURG. W. Va.. August 12. Time ?The news of the formal re-establishment of peace was received ?ere at tecat 10:30, and in thirty minutea all the suran church bells and other bells, whistles, oontr Are crackers, tin horns and rpch im- ? "" plements of noise were going full blast. Several thousand people congregated on Tnc Market street, and a parade was form- 'J?1?1 cd, headed by drum corps carrying the L "Old Glory" and Cuban flags. The pro- uP?n cession paraded the principal streets. pur*J Speeches were made from hotel bal- l?*v? conies and bonfires were built. The m?5~ rejoicing continued till long after mid- 'T1] night. Such a scene of Jubilation and upon celebration waa never before witnessed an(J 11 in thla city DEMOCRATIC NOMINATIONS For tin lt?<i .SaiuU in th? Thirteenth Sayst! Senatorial DlHrlrt. nMt? Special Dispatch to tho Intelligencer. MARTINS BURG. W. Va.. Afig. 11The Democratic diftrict senatorial con- s,r ^ vent ion committee composed of dele- oownc gatea from the three counties Berkeley, Morgan and Jefferson, met here to-day. betwe CoL R. D. Gitwon, of Charlea Town,was Britai made chairman, and F. W, Alexander count and D. S. Eichelbprger. aecretarlea. R. "W C. Burkhart. of this county, was noml- WilHi nated on the first ballot, end William good 1 Campbell was nominated by acclama- tions. tlon to fill fche unexpired term of H. C. "En Getsendanner, whose office is understood with I to be vacated by his appointment to a triea captaincy in the Second regiment of voir fereni unteera. The convention unanimously shoal endorsed the Chicago platform of 1896. land ? ? etand A 'Womnn'a Railroad." world SAN FRANCISCO, August 12?An Is- "Ye sue of $1,000,000 of bonds to run for forty years, at six per cent interest, haa been mxJ? decided upon for the building of the fey tt Stockton ft Tuolumne railroad, or "Wo- royal man's Road," as it Is popularly known. ?ja w Mrs. Annie Kline Rlkert Is nt the head y of the railroad. Associated with her as directors In the company are Mrs. Sally Morgan Green, Mrs. E. T. Gould, Maggie Downing Hralnnrd and Hannah pm* Lewella Lane. This road is to op sixty miles long, running from Stockton to T/w Summervllle, in Tuloumne county, through a rich mining region. Nine- comm teen miles of grading has already been succei completed. ^ of ch[ Don hi A liyetl Hoonnilrel. . gover WESTERLT, R. I., August 12.?IT. C. cllned Schooley, a trick bicycle rider, of San vent Francisco, is in Jail hero to answer for liel&ls his alleged connection with the death protnj of Marin A. Flynn, a laundrer*. who M was drowned at Ocean Pier taut night. caP,M Schooley had been accused of assault slons upon Miss Flynn and was awaiting a S3*ndl< hearing In court. According to hi* . .. h( story, he subsequently made an opoolntment with Miss Flynn for last Port i evening, and while with her on the nnd I pier made n second attempt to assault gjtimt her. She resisted for awhile and then The suddenly broke away from him nnd paMo< leaped Into the water, drowning before waH , help could reach her. parlln J The Until Wlua at Knall'a Pnee. jjon c INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 12.?The ?Mj first night races of the National I* A. W. latlon meet were held at Newby Oval tonight. Eddie ,,Cnnni?hM Bald won the match have I race In straiftht hwvt*. The rye was vnlte unsatisfactory to the Immense con- my ei course of people. In that one hjjat, the affect1 second, snails could have gone ever the rcccn' lightning track faster. This mile was hoplni completed In 7:57 3-r.. It was a loaf pure i? br< and simple, the men straining every clualo nerve and every point In their Jockeying pence, for position. The sprints at th<l finish "Th were magnificent, Bald's head work In th winning for hlra the long-lookud for power mn OVOHh a ? m THE LION' e Impending Con Britain at tBLETO BREAK ring Indignation in England i Russia's Preponderating Infli eome Yery Irritating, and tl FhemselTes"?England's Disc France and Germany?A Stra *DON, August 11?Tli? morning * express the growing Indigestion ? country at the position of affairs ina. i Dally Graphic sars: this state of things continues, the | will go oft of themselves." i Shanghai correspondent of the ' Mall who professes to divulge ?rms of a long existing treaty *>ei China and Russia, saya: is nothing less than an offensive ce. China undertakes to regard a as having a preponderating Witt In all questions of commercial nternal politics, while Russia will rtChina against all 'open door' des. Russia finances China In InI developments and China grants a preferential ratea In certain , and railways oum in m? ju?h?. ?ts of the two countries will be Russia's practical contVol. issla will mi 1st China In developer military and naval forces; and i will co-operate with Russia as ly. This treaty has been In abeyeince Ll Hung Chan* visited the That it has become operative at resent moment In respect to the , Han-Kow and Niu Chwang ooni Is significant." French press comment gleefully the situation, and the newspapers irlln and Vienna aro at no pains la their satisfaction at the disturb of England. The continental regards the project of ?n Anglolean alliance as chimerical. These als consider that the United States had enough of war for the preand will not care to give Great In anything more than moral supIn China. Therefore, they argue, ind la not likely to pick a quarrel Russia but will content herself seeking compensation elBewhere. ipecial dispatch from Shanghai le Russian agents are again tang to obtain control of the Chinese ;ime customs department" \ Peklni correspondent of the a, telegraphing with reference to 'ekln-Han-Kow contract, says: le rebuff Is all the more serious ibc the Tsung Ll Yamen gave aaices that the decree confirming the act would not be issued until after ther conference with Sir Charles >onald, the British minister." > Dally Chronicle in an editorial, i reflects the general opinion of ondon morning papers, comments the fact that the Marquis of Sallaand all the responsible official* are ig London at such a critical moIt says: e curtain Is deliberately dropped n scene of national humiliation national Indignation." WAR MUST COM): ~ h? British Prfrr Councillor-It* Slfantly Halls the Good Uniterminndtttg mn th?? Country and Eo?ltnd, W XOttA, AUK* nifiiu Ciuu. nillam Merrlatk aw British privy Mor, who Arrived here to-day, ex d Ills views regarding an alliance en the United Statea and Great n and of tho trouble between his ry and Ruasla. e don't want alliance," said Sir iro, "bat what we do want Is a understanding between the two naigland 1t anxious to avoid a. war the United States, as the two oounaro Anglo-Saxon. Whatever dlfses may occur between them i be settled by arbitration. En grand America with good underlng between them could defy the s, there Is a strong probability that j aid and Russia will soon go to war. i i been brewing for a long time and oome. It has simply been delayed ie kinship existing between the families of those countries. Rus111 not fight quite as hard as Engirhen the crash come*." THE ftTOEW'S SPEECH gnfng Parliament?Oar War with Spain?Irlah Question*. TOON, August 12.?The house of ons met to-day at 10:30 a. m. A salon of questions on the subject Ina ellcKed little Information. The nment leader, Mr. Balfour, deto pledge the government to prothe ratification of the Fran coin PaWn-Hankow ooncesslon. but sod that In the event of British lists purchasing railroad concesobtained by French or Belgian rates In the Tang-Tse-Klang valur majesty's government will sup?nd assist them, both In London - .? I. .11 Athar \a. >exm, in im> ??>? ??. ??? ?ito British commercial enterprises. China appropriation hlU then 1 its third reading and the session mspended until 2:30 p. ?nM when ment was prorogued. queen's speech at tho prorogaif parliament Is as follows: Lords and GentlemenMr re* with other notions continue fir. I have witnessed with th? ?t sorrow the hostilities which tnken place between Spain and the d States, two nations to which tnplre Is bound by many ties of Ion and traditions. Negotiation* tly opened glvo fair ground for j that th*> deplorable conflict will >ught to x termination by <he conn of honorable and enduring o changes which havo taken place o territorial relations of other 8 with the Chinese empire induced conclude arrangements whereby ) S GROWL iflict Between Great id Russia OUT ANY MOMENT it the Position or Affiirs in China, tence in Chtnow Council* hare Be* la "British uans may go on 01 omfltnre Looked on with G1m by ined Sltutlon. the harbor of Wd-HW?Wtl and certain positions adjacent <o my colonr of Hong Kong *?re leoaed to tn? by the emperor of China. I trust these arrangements will conduce to the maintenance of ble independence and the security of hie empire and he favorable to the development of the extensive commerce carried on between the peoples of Great Britain and China. "My. Lords and Gentlemen. I have seen with much gratification that you have (his year added to tne atatuio book *n Important measure aealrallatlng the local Institution! or Ireland to thoM of England and Scotland. I tmH thla valuable reform will tend to Rtrenictlien the bond* which unit* the people of Great Britain and Ireland and lncreaae their common afTectloo for the fundamental tnatUutlani ot U? realm." A OEUMOm MIX VP or Carpsaa Otrlaa ta Iktlmr afaBatlroad bmanaM. ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 11?The error ot a railroad baggageman haa caused a gruesome mil up of corpaaa. Four bodlea flirure In tha atraflg* atory ?perhaps a fifth?and It Is also a atorr of four cities. Yeaterday the sister of Urn Elizabeth Kltikleman, of Cincinnati, caine near burying the body of Captain W. D. Sherman, instead of that of lira. Winkleman, and tha error wax only, die covered at too last moment. Miss Wyer, a young woman of Km* ms, is on her way home believing that a corpse In the baggage car of the train that carrier her la that of her dead fiancee, Captain W. D. Sherman, a volunteer, who died In Washington from bullet wounds received in Santiago. Mrs. J. A. Janes, of Parsons, Kansas, arrived In St Louis last night and discovered that the body of her husbaad, shipped from Boston, had not arrived. Word was sent out along the line and a telegram came to the effect that the body of Mr. Janes wouM*?t once be forwarded. A corpse did come, but tt was not that of Mr. Janes. The box bora the Inscription: "W. P. Leahy, 1021 Madison street, New York City." This was returned. To-day a sealed casket bearing no Inscription was received. The railroad officials assured Mrs. Janes that It' contained the body of her husband, but <* not certain that sash is the case. and it Is thought that the casket mqr possibly contain the remains of Captain W. D. Sherman, PB0P08ID CQMBIJAnoa Ofltwl Comp*BlM Which will Rlnllkt C?rn?|li loternUt CLBVBLAND. O., August 11?Mr. Samuel Mather, a director of the Minnesota Iron Company, was asked concerning: (he reported consolidation of three big steel companies, aroonr wMch ate the Illinois Steel Companr and the Minnesota Iron Companr* He admits that such an amalgamation had been dlacfcssed, but said ha had not heard of the appointment of a committee to investigate (he affaire of the Minnesota company, although he said tt was likely that such a committee had been named. If the deal had progressed as for as the reports would indicate. The Cambria Iron Company and the Lackawanna Iron and Steel Company were the other conoerns which hava been considered in the proposed deal. Mr. Mather sold he did not know, however. which one of them was (he third concern to be Included In the trust Should the consolidation of the Illinois Steel Company, the Minnesota Iron Company, and the Lackawanna Iron and Steel Company be effeoted, a tor- i midable rival to the Immense Carnejrie interests will have entered the lists la the Iron and ateel field of the world* CATHOLIC TOTAL ABSTAOTOS Command General fh?n?rt Actt<n??-T*? Election. 1 BOSTON, Aug. 12.?The lost session of j the national convention of the Cat hollo Total Abeteinene? Union wns heM today In Faneull hall. The first business was the adoption of a resolution thanking General Shatter for the stand ha had taken on the use and sale of Intoxicating: liquors in canteens In the army at Santiago and for his refusal to permit cargoes of beer from the United States to be landed there. It was voted to hold tho next national convention at Chicago on the aeoond .Wednesday In August, 1898. Tho election of officers for the ensuing v?vir ivaulted as follows: President, Ulshop Tlerney, of Hartford; flrat vlco president, J. Washington Logue, Washington; aecond vice president, Walter J. (Wbbons, Chicago; third vlee president, Mrs. I/enora M. Lake, 0t. Louis; treaaurcr. Rev. I>. F. McGHllcuady, of Worcester: secretary, Rev. A. P. Doyl* of New York. The I'opv'a Rtallb. ROME, August 12.?-Tha pope hoa recovered his usual health. He rose at 9 o'clock this morning and conferred for hnic an nour wun ur. uawuui( ?? ! which he received Cardinal Rampolla, the papal secretary of state. During the afternoon the pontiff received others In audience, Wntkir ratMMt flat To-d?v. For Western P?nn?lyvsnla, fair, preceded by rain In eastern portion; llfht to fresh northwesterly winds. For West Virginia and Ohio, lair; llfht west to northwest winds. Local Tampermtnr*. i The temperature yesterday as observed by C. 8chnepf, druggist, corner Market and Fourteenth streets, was as follows: I ?. W I j P. nx 74 I > a. n 7j>. m 71 I I Urn....- OI .WuUMC-Cb&Qfk.