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"The Tumult and the Sh
the Anthem o
Over the Country on th
tocol at the Wh
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
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
__________ Is
outing Dies," And ?
f Peace ?
?? ', ?If
e Signing of Pro- |
ite House, $
* ID
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.
?? 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
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.
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"
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
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
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.
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
?- 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
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
rhe suggestion that Senor Moret, forer
minister for the colonies may prele
over the Paris commission is not
ry popular.
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
By order of the secretary of war.
' 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.
> 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:
> 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
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
The Provisions Contained in tfi
ington Yesterda
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.
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 ?
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.
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
Commanding: a Cessation of Ho:
manders of the Uniti
^ ?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 .
le Protocol Signed at Washer
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
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.
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.
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.
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:
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."
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
? tu. Pi.t ?f
HUilKO UI1 i?iw * mi vt wvui
:d States Forces
The Prwrtdewt hiu? lsaued the fotlowrndted
Starter of America.
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
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
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(
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:
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
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
OVOHh a ?
e Impending Con
Britain at
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
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
e curtain Is deliberately dropped
n scene of national humiliation
national Indignation."
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*."
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
iflict Between Great
id Russia
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?
or Carpsaa Otrlaa ta Iktlmr afaBatlroad
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,
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*
Command General fh?n?rt Actt<n??-T*?
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.

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