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DEWEY SAILS FOR E3H
His Departure From Manila Attended by Enthusiastic Farewells. CAPTAIN WALKER ALSO RETURNS i Cannon* Thundered Sainted, Band* Played anil Sailor* Cheered Their Departing Comrades an Admiral Dewey Sailed Away? British Cruiser Powerful Joined In the Farewells?The Admiral'* Plans Manila (By Cable).?The cruiser Olym- | pia, witii Admiral Dewey on board, has left here for Hong Kong on tbe homeward jotirney to the United States. As she steamed away the Oregon, Baltimore and Concord fired an Admiral's salute. At the first shot the band on the flagship played a lively air, and her whiteclad sailors crowded the decks and gave a tremendous sheer. When the Olympia passed the Oregon the crew of that battleship gave nine cheers lor the Olympians, who responded by throwing their caps so high that dozens of them were left bobbing in the wake of tbe cruiser. Then followed the noisiest half hour known in this'harbor sin'se the battle which linked its name with that of Dewey. K 7 THE AMERICAN LINI (While outward bound from Southampton I off the Cornish coast, England, a The din of gutis and brass bands echoed through the smoke; a fleet of steam launches shrieked their whistles; the musicians of the Baltimore played "Home, Sweet Homo," her flags signaled "Goodbye," and those of the Oregon said "Pleasonf urtrncft " i The "merchant vossels in these waters j dipped their flags; the ladies on the tlecks (Of the vessels of the fleet waved handkerchiefs, and the great, black British cruiser Powerful, which lay the furthest out, saluted the Olympia. The latter's band played "God Save" the Queen," and to this the crew of the Powerful responded with hearty cheers for the Olympia. The last music heard from Admiral Dewey's ship was "Auld Lang Syne," while the guns from the forts at Cavlte and from the Monterey, on guard off Paranaque, too far to be audible, puffed white clouds of smoke. The Olympia was disappearing past Corregid'or Island when a battery before the walled city spoke Manila's last word of farewell. Admiral Dewey is enthusiastic over his homegoing, but when mention was made of the welcome to be extended to him he said he appreciated the friendship of his countrymen deeply, but hoped they would not be too demonstrative. He inteudn to go directly to his home at Montpelier, Vt., and live there. Walker, of the Concord, the last of the commanders in battle here, went to the Admiral and said: "Don't leave me behind." So he was relieved, and goes home on the Olympla. CUBAN DISPUTE SETTLED. President McKlnley Approve* of General Brooke'* Flan of l>lnannainent. Washington, D. C. (Special).?Immediately after bis return to Washirwfcjn President McKinley bad a conference with Secretary Alger, the result of which was that the Secretary cabled directions to Major-General Brooke nt Havana to proceed immediately with the distribution of the $3,000,000 furnished by the United States for the payment of the Cuban Army on condition that it surrender its arms and disband. This marks the erd of the embarrassment arising frotw the negotiations between General Brooke and General Maximo Gomez, which threatened at one time to prove serious. General Brooke's plan, approved by the President and the Secretary of War, is in substance as follows: ft,u'* r*mw%to ??a ?a Ka cnp?anilflpo?l t n the Alcaldes iu tbe presence of United States officers designated by Ganeral Brooke, and not directly to these officers, as originally directed by tbe President. The Alcaldes are then to turn over tbe arms to the American representatives and representatives ol the Cuban army and they are*o be shipped under guard to Havana and Santiago, where they are to be placed in United States armories. At the armories they will be under the immediate care of armorers appointed by General Gomez, and are to be exhibited as relics of tho Cuban insurrection andSj)anish-Amerlcau War. In this way the Cubans will have a proprietary interest in the weapons and will be charged with their preservation, while the American authorities will bo in practical possession of them. CICARETTES MAKE CRIMINALS. Head of Illinois Reformatory Says That Nearly -U1 Inmates Use Them. Cincinnati, Ohio (Special)?Superintendent George Torrenco, of tho Illinois State Reforma/^ry, addressed the national conference of charities and corrections on me i;eiaiion oi iae uiKuruiio iu vmuc. i He said the use ot cigarettes by boys ! under Qtteeu years of age sent tc tbe lie- ! foriratory was almost universal. "I am sure cigarettes are destroying and | making criminals ot more of them than j saloons," he declared. "On May 1, ninety-two per cent, or tbe boys between ten and fifteen In tbe institution were cigarette smokers, and eightyfive per cent, were cigaretto (lends." He declared that the cigarette attacked the nervous system, weukened the willpower and destroyed the ability to resist criminal impulses; the depression following the use whs worse than that produced by alcohol; its effect was like that of morphine or cocaine. The use of the cigai?tte was ten-fold worse than that of intoxicating liquors. PRESIDENT REACHES HOME. He Resumes III* Duties Refreshed and Invigorated by His Vacation. Washinotos, 1). C. (Special).?The Pressident and Mrs. McKinley, with the friends " who accompanied them, have returned to Washington. The stay of twelve days at "Hot Springs was one almost entirely of r*st, the only break belnc; a day's run to Natural Bridge, Va. The outing has been of great benefit to the President, and he resumes bis official duties thoroughly re fre3hed ana invigorate3. Imbecile Cured by War. For bravery on Commodore Schley's flagship, the Brooklyn, at the battle of Santiago, James MoCormack, 9eaman, ha3 received h medal. He was formerly an Innate of the Connecticut school for imbeciles at Lakeville, and ran away a year ago to enlist in the navy. He writes home j to New Haven that war has cured him of his mental infirmities. Fought a Duel With Sworda. Tho managing editor of the newspaper iNacional, published at Madrid, Spain, and 'the Oovernor of Malaga fought a duel with 'v nwowls a few days ago. TheOovernor was slightly wounded in tbe right hand. ? v " . . :i" " LINER PARIS WRECKED. Struck a Rock Near th9 Manacle3 Of! the English Coast. All the PaHaengers and Crew Were Saved Hail Perfect Order Prevailed After the Accideut. Falsjoftii, England (By Cable).?The American Line steamer, Paris, Captain Watkins, from Southampton and Cherbourg, for New York, went aground just off Lowland's Point, an outlying ridge of the Manacles, at a point half a mile from where the wrecked Atlantic Transport Liner, Mohegan lies. The passengers, numbering 336. and the crew, were landed safely. Fromtlie first there was no danger to those on board. Assistance was summoned by means of rockets. Those were 6een at Coverack, and a lifeboat with a crew of four put out proceeded to the stranded ship. Lifeboats and tups were soon literally swarming around the vessel to render assistance. A majority of the passengers were taken to Falmouth. When the vessel struck, the crew were summoned on deck. The passengers, upon appearing, were met at the companionwny with comforting words and assurances of their safety. Exceptional coolness was shown on all sides, the stewards distributing coffee and stimulants to all who desired them. The dangers of the vicinitv were strikingly brought home to the passengers and 2 STEAMSHIP PARIS. the vessel was wrecked near the Manaclei ad will probably be a total loss.) crew by the masts of the wrecked steamer Mohegan, which are sticking out of the water, and by a miserable bell buoy, which tolls almost constantly as though sounding a death knell. The passengers are lavish In their praise of the admirable behavior of the officers and crew, and declare that it was due to their smartness that no accident occurred to any one. Perfect discipline, they say, was maintained throughout. The Pari* as an Auxiliary Cruiser. In May of last year the Paris was obtained by the United States Government as an auxiliary cruiser of the navy, when she was commanded by Captain W. C. Wise, her former and present commander, Captain Watkins, beiDg executive offlcor, and the crew remaining with her in the Government service. In the war she acted as a commerc#destroyer and on the blockade of Cuba; she captured a blockade runner and was in general of great service as tmncnnrf nnd a scout in seeking for Cervera's fleet in the Caribbean Soa. The Yale was returned to her owners last September, and, having been thoroughly overhauled, began her transatlantic trip? again. WORK OF A MADMAN. Killed His Brother and His Father Had to Shoot Him. Mount Cahmel, Miss. (Special).?Two years ago a negro, Simon Newton byname, went crazy, but was not confined. A few days ago the man arose early, went to the bed where his brother lay sleeping, and, without warning, cut his throat from ear to ear with a razor. The lunatic then went into the yard and returned with an axe, with which he gashed his brothers body and finally cut off the head, which he buried into the yard. Returning once more to the corpse he severed an arm, and, when Anally surprised by his sister, the crazy man was munching tho flesh. At sight ot his sister Newton once more urew vfoloat, aad, seizing the razor with which lio had committed his first deed, he slashed his sister on the face and bosom, wounding her tearfully. The father of the unfortunate family was attracted by her cries and,,grabbing a rifle, hastened to the scene. The lunatic at sight of the gun turned and fled, but was pursued by his parent and was finally shot down.* Ha was then captured and bound fast, for, although wounded, he made a desperate resistance. The woman will not dip. WRECKED IN THE SOUTH SEA. Schooner Wcrfa Lout and Eighteen Per ?on* Drowned. Victoria, B. C. (Special).?The schooner Werfa, which left Dunedin, New Zealand, la3t September, on aa Interlsland trading expedition, with a party of nineteen, was wrecked and all but one of those who started out on her were lost. The news of the accident reached Sydney just before the sailing of the Miowera, which has just arrived here. It came in a message from the only survivor. The message was iu a bottle round at scannreu rarx, near noionsburs. New South Wales, April 3. It reads: "October 20, 1893. ? Schoouer Werfa, Captain Johnston, from Dunedin, N. Z.,wrecked in about latitude 22, longitude 47. All bands lost but me. Am on an island somewnere off the coast of New South Wales." The writer did not sign his name. Persons who had friends on board immediately joined in sending an expeditiod tc search for the castaway. DAWSON CITY IN ASHES. Fire Wipeil Out Three-Fourth* of the Metropolis oI the Klondike. Victoria, B. C. (8pecial).?Dawson City has been destroyed by fire. Nothing is eft of the centre of the Klondike metropois save a heap of U3hes. The burned area comprises three-fourths of the city, including everything on the water front. Fortunately for the inhabitants the big warehouses of the Alaska Commercial and the North American Trudlng and Transportation companies escaped damage, and th?re is no fear of famine. One hundred and eleven balldings, large and small, were consumeu oeiurt? mn mc burned itself out, and the loss Is estimated at between $3,000,000 and 44,000,000. There were uo fatalities. A Itich Perquisite Gone. General Ludlow, Military Governor of the city of Havana, Cuba, has revoked a concession Riven ia 1704 to the O'Reilly family, under which thoy were allowed to tax every head of cattle slaughtered fifty cents. This will save about *100 a day. It is estimated that during the existence of the concession the family has collected from 83,000,090 to $5,000,000. Gold Discovered in South Dakota. A vein of ore carrying $10,000 ia free gold has been discovered near Custer City, S. D. V*w4v (>UiLnin?4. Fraycrs for rain have been madfi In all the towns and villages throughout Udumania. Eight new mortars have been mounted to defend San Francisco harbor, besides other puns. The F^nch Chamber of Deputies has approved the Anglo-French Niger-Nile conventions. The Iowa Supremo Conrt has decided that a note or accounts for money involved in board of trade deals cannot ')? collected at law. Negotiatioa3 have been resumed lu Ireland to bring about the reunion of tbo various Irish factions, and the prospects 'of ; success are very bright. H nu A UTTID nu TD A nTJTlTnQ auiiiirimi ur inauiiunju Fatal HaDoeninffS in Europs, tna Orient and Sout.i Amsricac I SEVEN LYNCHED IN MEXICO, Colored Laborer* Pat to Death For nn A**aitlt?Many Person* Drowned in > Germany?One Student Kills Another? Chinese Slay German Officer.*?French Duel Over Sarali lteriiliardt. Diaz. Mexico (Special).?There is great sxcitement in the town of San Diaio, ten aailes from here, over the lynching of seven :olored laborers on the Mexicau Centril Railroad. Jose Santo, a Spanish negro, attempted to assault the wire of Senor Duply, a ranch owuer, and, escaping from che plantation,was tracked by bloodhounds and in company witn nine others, was captured in a hut on the river bank opposite Eagl3 Pass. The regulators did not attempt to prove the guilt of any of the negroes, but hung three of them and shot four more who were attempting to escape. Four of tho killed negroes were Americans. STUDENT KILLKD IN A DUEL. Two Student* of the Military Academy at Chapultepec Fight With Short Swords. City op Mexico, Mexico (Special).?T:iere Is much excitement In military circles here over a fatal duel between Luis Carlos Villegas and Nicolas Moctezuma, two students of tho National Military Academy ?t Chapultepec. The two young men quarrelled over a small matter, and Vlllegas Issued a challenge. Short swords were the weapons selected. Villegas pierced the heart ot his adversary, killing him instantly. Villegas fled, but has been captured. / s ????? TWENTV-FOUU PERSONS DISOWNED. Disastrous Accident* on the Danube and One of It* Tributaries. Eeklix (By Cable).?Fourteen persons were drowned by tho capsizing of a ferryboat on tho Danube, near Straubing, Bavaria. Another and similar accident occurred at Simbach, Bavaria, where ten persons wer? drowned in tho river Inn, ons of the principal affluents of the Danube, by the oapslzing of a boat. French Critic* Fight With Swords. Pakis (By Cable).?A. duel was fought between MM. Catulle Mendes and Georges Vanor, dramatic critics. Though this was M. Mendes's fourteenth duel, he is a .poot flgilter, and received au ugly wound in the abdomen. Mme. Mendes was present in a carriage, apparently without her husband's knowledge. The cause of the duel was a dispute as to whether Hamlet should be fat, or, as Sarah Bernhardt represent." him, thin. Chinese Kill German Officers. T /r?.. A .llon.itnh I),a LU.>UU.> uauioy.?A ui^i'uivu Lw ti4\. i Daily Mail from Tieu-Tsin snys that the Chinese have killed three German officers at Ichau. It is expected that the reactionary party in Pekin will oppose the payment of an indemnity, thus foreleg Germany to take steps to compel China to pay for the murder of her officers. Explosion Kills Seven Men in Denmark. Copenhagen*, Denmark (By Cable).?An explosion occurred in the military laboratory here in the department in which shells are* filled. Seven men were killed and three others badly injured. The building was demolished, ACREED TO DIE TOGETHER. The Boy Killed iliinacir, Bat the Girl Failed in the Attempt. Spkixofif.ld, Mo. (Special). ? Because their parents would not consent to their marriasre, Benjamin Wilhite and Miss Lulu Ford, of Doda County, agreed to kiW themselves. They drove out to a lonely spot six mllos northeast of Walnut Grove. Leaving the wagon, they stepped to the side of the road and kissed each other. Then Wilhite sent a bullet through his h^xrt. Miss Ford picked up the pistol, placed the muzzle against her breast and pulled the trigger, but the cartridge failed to explode. Thegirl dropped to the ground unconscious, where she was discovered by some farmers and taken home. Wilhite and 3Iis3 Ford had been boy and girl lovers at school. The dead boy was but eighteen and Miss Ford i3 seventeen Upon coming of aso Wilhite would have inherited $10,000. He resided' at Walnut Grove and his sweetheart's pareuts lived at Sharon. HONG KONG WELCOMES DEWEY, duns Boomed and Flat;* AVared .is the Olyinpia Steamed Into Port. Hons Koxq (By Cable).?Hong Kong never extended such a tumultuous welcome to a visitor as she did to Admiral George Dewey, who arrived from Manila on the, cruiser Olympia. Ships o' all nationalities were gaily decorated with flags and bunt ing, while the British rarshlps and trie forts along the shore fired salute after salute. Admiral Dewey to in poor health. Admiral Dewey, Captain Lamberton, Lieutenant Brumby and United Stntos Consul Wildman were received by a guard of honor of tho Royal Welsh Fuslleers when tbey landed to visit the Governor of Hong Kong' Sir Henry A. Blake; Major-General Gascolgne, In command of the troops, and Commodore Towell, commanding the nava' forces. CHEYENNE INDIANS INCENSED Are Committing Depredations, and Further Trouble 1* Feared. Miles City, Mon. (Special).?The Cheyenne Indians on Upper Tongue River are again giving trouble, and there 13 every prospect that It will become more serious unless active and prompt steps are taken to police the reservation and keep them within control. The Indians generally are In an ugly mood and their offenses seem to grow out of hatred toward the white settlers, who are regarded as Intruders on the reserva tloris. The failure of Congress to carry out the feeommendatlons which Special Indian Agent McLaughlin made last summer has resulted In a woree condition of affairs than has existed In sorfife year.?, and more trouble is feared. Supreme Court Adjourns. The United States Supreme Court at Washington has adjourned for tho term During the session the court disposed of 519 cases, leaving 302 on tho docket. Chief Justice Fuller and Justice Browei will sail for Paris to take part in the Von ozuelan boundry arbitration. Justice Harlan goes immediately to Yale to deliver j 'course of lectures. New Yorker Drowned In Mexico. George Wesley Bradley, of New York, on gagid In tropical agriculture in tho Stat* of Vera Cruz, Mexico, was drowued in the Gulf of Mexico while bathing. Cycling Notes. There are over 3000 local consuls in tha L. A. W. The Marquis of Lome has taken out a patent for a brake to be applied to tho back wheel. _ Bremen magistrates wi9h to tax cyclists asserting that they are worse nuisances than dogs. Miller, the American bicyilst, won the 100-hour race nt Roubaix, France, covering 2250 kilometres. Two years ago it was estimated that thero were nearly 2000 different make3 of bicycles offered for sale. Shoes for cyclists run to lipht-oolorel | russets and tans. A favorite is a buoksklu I that cua ba oleaaed wltlx a diaipjponge. ^ 1 I placing the present conaomnea trovernment Printing Office building with a modern structure wore tnkon a few days ago, when tbe destruction of a score or more old buildings on the site of the new, Duildlng wns begun. It will be several: years before the new building is completed.! Major H. 0. 8. Heistand, attached to the1 Adjutant-General's Department here, sails| with Mrs. Heistand for Paris in a few days :o assume the duties of Military Attache to the American Commission to the Paris Exposition. President McKinley has commuted to life imprisonment at Fort Leavenworth, Ran., the sentence of death imposed on; Charles Beiffel, a civilian, employed by the; Quartermaster's Department, who was. Irled and found guilty of murder by a general court-martial held March 6 at Santiago de Cuba. W. W. Rockhlll, who recently resigned! the mission to Greece, Roumania and; Servia, has returned here to assume the duties of director of the Bureau of American Republics. Arthur A. Monroe, a substitute letter, carrier in the city postofflce, committee suioide by inhaling illuminating ga*. Despondency over fallute to secure steady employment is the supposed cause. The Navy Department has been notified that the Spanish Government has postponed the opening of bids for the purchase ~?'?oi flnatincr rirv dock at Havana U1 IUO OkV-VI J --from May 31 to June 9, and that the opening will take place in Madrid, and not in Havana. Assistant Secretary Spaulding has held that Japanese seamen may land in the United States without tho examination required in the case of manifested immigrants. This decision overrules that of the Collector of Customs at Port Townsend, Wash. Mnjor John A. Logan, Assistant Adjutant-General of Volunteers, has tendered his resignation and has been honorably discharged. Major Logan was on General Bates's staff in the Santiago campaign, and served with that General until the latter's departure for the Philippines. Domestic. I. W. Wren, a planter, of Black Lake. Red Biver Parish, La., was assassinatod near his home. He was the leader of a faction which had been engaged for years in a feud with another faction In the neighborhood. He was only a few feet from his house when ho was fired on froia a thicket by seven men. Eighteen buckshot lodged in heart. * T'u- cl"?? ryna an hnillv InillPftfl in A OVUU OUJ^V/i ?v W0 wv ? friendly wrestling contest with his brother Fred, at WebstorClty, Iowa, that he died a few hours after receiving his Injuries. A number of persons who witnessed the match bad put up a small purse. Fred Singer Is distracted by the death. Two young men, Riley Bethel and James Scropglns, engaged In a street duel at Hillside. Ky. The affair was caused by the attention of both men to a plrl. The men met on the street and Bethel drew his l:nife and began cutting' his adversary. Scrogglns got out bis revolver and shot at Bethel several times. One ball passed entirely through Bethel's body, and he died, Scrogglns is fatally injured. William Beahan surrendered himself to the police at Chicago and confessed that lie was the slayer of Henry Rcitz. Mr. Rellz was killed on May 14 by a fall resulting from a blow dealt by Beahan, who says he struok in self-defence, fearlnp that he was about to be asiaulted by Reitz. Beahan fled to Kansas City, but returned to give himself up. Mrs. A. A. French, wife of a well-known architect of Cleveland, Ohio, shot and killed herself a few days ago. She committed suicide because she feared she was I going insano and dreaded to enter an asyI <11,? lof> n nntfl fnr h(?r husband. c?lv. ing that explanation. The Rev. L. Rymnrfakl, pastor of thi German Emmanuel Evangelical Church ol Rockport, Ohio, a few days ago from morphine poisoning, taken with suicidal intent. Mrs. James Wood, of Esom Hill District, Gn., a few days ago, shot dead a negro svho was seeking to enter her bedroom. ! Mrs. Wood is the wife of one of the most successful planters in that part of Paulding County. Various theories are advanced as to the 3uioide of John R. Jlagruder, a young lawyer of Auuapolis, Md., who shot himseli through the heart at his law office, opposite the Governor's mansion. Excessive cigar3tte smoking, a love affair, business troubles and melancholia are each said to have led to the tragedy. Dr. A. 0. Stimpson, an aged physician, was found dead a few days ago in his offlc* in Thompson, Penn., with a bullet wound in his head. He had evidently been dead several days. He served as regimental surgeon during the war with Spain. An investigation is being made to determine whether or not ho was murdered. "Zack" Cnthollc, a negro, was sentenced it Chattanooga, Tenn., to two years in the pouitentiary for manslaughter. Catholic is the negro who threw a rock, hitting Serjeant-Major Frank, Company F, of the Twelfth New York, knocking him under a :rain. This resulted In Frank's death. Catholic's attorney will take an appeal to ^he Supreme Court. Jacob Schor, the agent of the Northern New Jersey Railroad at NordhofT, N. J., whs tilled by tlie Nyaek flyer a few days ago. He was walking tip the track, fuiddid not ?ee tho express. He was forty-five years 3ld and was a widower. , Four children survive him. Work on tho battleship Ohio was begun at San Francls?o, Cal., when the first rivet was driven at the Union Iron Works. Official notice has been received at Las Vegas, N. M.. from Lieutenant J. D. Carter, of Prescott. A. T., Secretary of the Society of Rough Riders, to tho effeet that the first annual reunion will be held there on June 2-i. Governor Roosevelt and staff will be present. Freo entertainment will be given all Rough Riders. While plowing on his farm, seven miles north of Morrill, Mich., John Fitzmorris, twenty-eight years old, was struck by lightning and Instantly killed. His team was also killed, and his . younger brother, who was standing by, was knocked down but not seriously injured. James A. Cleramer was hanged a few dnys ago in the Montgomery County Jail, Penn., for the murder of Mrs. Emma P. Kaiser. He went to his death bravely, and mnd? no statement on the sallows. Keither Clemmer's wife nor ony'of his relatives I were present. Charles Richardson, a well-known resi- I dent of Saybrook, Conn., aged sixty-five years, was struck by a New York, New Haven and Hartford train while walking on the tracks and instantly killed. Thomas Dnvios, formerly a jeweler, has mod a petition In bankruptcy at Chicago. Liabilities, $221,900; no asse'ts. Foreign* A building in courso of construction collapsed at Crofeld, Prussia, and killed twelve men. The German warship Kormoran went ashore on a reef off the coast of German New Guinea a fewduysago and suffered severe damages. The Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Earl Cadogan, has released O'Hanlon, Mullett and James Fltzharris, alias "Skln-the Goat," tho last three Irish political prisoners who were sentenced to imprisonment for life for conspiring to murder ? J n__J !-1. In t, Ohiof ?Aoru. ijura irouoiiua vnvcuuiou, w tary for Ireland, and T. H. Burke, Permanent Under Secretary for Ireland, who were assassinated by stabbing In Phoenix Park, Dublin, on May 6, 1882. A large portion of the Government of Astrakhan, on the northwest coast of the Caspian Sea, has been submerged by an overflow of the river Volga, which divides it into two nearly equal parts. In the Zarewsk district many villages are flooded. Tho' Rev. Dantel Moore, Chaplain in Ordinary to the Queen since 1870, died a low davs 320. In his ninetieth ve&r ? THE NEWS EPITOMIZED; . TTaalilncrton Tciniorv, \r.>f ivrniiftr lms heen Annotated Second Secretary of the British Embassy In Washington. He is a son of Professor Max Muller, was graduated frotn Eton and Oxford, and has served at Constantinople and The Hague. General Qomez, the Cuban military! leader, Is about to visit Washington. The iato of bis cominpr is uncertain, but It is said to be in the near future. The first definite steps in the work of re iMMULTOM Filipinos Cruelly Abuse the Capturei Sailors from the YorKtown, LAWTON'3 WON DERFUL CAM PAIGF General Foncht Twenty-two Battles li Twenty Days?Marched 130 Miles, Cap tured Twenty-eight Towns, Destroye< 300,000 Bnshels of Rice and Lost Hu Few Blen?Filipino Loss Heavy. Manila (By Cable).?The sailors of th< forktown, who were captured by the rebel: yhlle reconnoitring la a launch, havi jeen barbarously treated by their Fillplu< japtors. Evidences of their torture wer< lound by General Lawton when he cap rured San Isldro. Upon the prison wall >f the place were the names of the flfteei saptured Americans. Colonel Ray, a Spanish officer who wa rescued by General Lawton's force, sail that one of the prisoners attempted to es ENGLAND'S QUEEN U (Queen Victoria was born in Kent in 1819. reigned for sixty-two years, longer thi The Queen lias Innumerable descendat nearly every royal family in Europe.; cape. He was recaptured and in the pres | ence of his countrymen was given twont, lashos on the bare back while stretcbei upon the ground. A letter written by one of the crew of th Yorktown was found saying that they wer being kicked, that their bair was beio; pulled out and that tbey were cruell, treated iu various other ways. The lette urged that a force be speedily sent to thai; rescue. Oeneral Lawton has arrived at Malolos with most of his troops. His remarkable expedition marched 120 miles In twenty days, had twenty-two fights, captured twenty-eight towns, destroyed 303,000 bush els of rice, and only l03t six killed and thirty-one wounded. General Lawton estimates that his troop! killed 400 insurgents and wounded twice a: many. fi-Annral MaeArthnr and Funston. witl the Kansas and Montana regiments ant the Utah Battery, dispersed 800 insurgent intrenched *on the railway beyond Sai Fernando, near 8anta Arita. The insurgent loss was large, man; pri. oners were captured and it is reportec that twenty AmSricans were wounded. CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS ARRESTED Charged Wilh Manslaughter lu Cautinj the Death of a Boj. Buffalo, N. Y. (Special).?George H Sinter and Elizabeth L. Klnter, his wife well kn,own In Christian Science circles were arrested on warrants charging then with manslaughter in causing the death o Ralph L. Saunders, nine years old, wh< with hl3 parents had been visiting th< home of Captain Sample, Thirteenth In fantry, at Fort Porter. Warrants on the same charges were alsi issued for Mr. and Mrs. James C. Saunders of Fort Townsend, Washington, the par ones of the child. The Kinters were hell in 52500 by United States Commissione Robinson. The arrest was made under th United States laws, as the death occurrei on Federal ground. The boy Is said t< have died from pneumonia and withou medical aid. COCHLAN CETS A COOP BERTH. The Raleigh's Commander to Commanr in Puffct Sound. WAaniKGTOx, D. C. (Special).?Captait J. B. Coghlan, of the cruiser Raleigh, win made a severe arraignment of the Emperoj of JQermany and Admiral Von Dledorich; at n dinner in New York City, has beer Riven command of the naval station a Pupret Sound, to take effect June 30. It was thought here that immediately the orders were issued to put the Raleigt out of commission at the Portsmouth Navj Yard Captain Coghlan would be given wait lag orders. Instead he gets one of the bes nod most desirable assignments within th( gift of the Navy Department. Suicide of nil Aged Couple. William T. Ball, an old dramatic critic o Boston, and his wife wero found dead it their room a few days ago in Boston. Ga* was escaping from a jet and the police saj it was a case of suicide. Mr. Ball was six ty-sis years old and his wife was seventy three. Newfoundland Ice-Hound. The northoast coast of Newfoundland ha; been blocked with ico for sis weeks. Th< people in many sections are now liestitut! of provisions, owing to inability to gets'ip piles, and the business of alrno3t 33,000 people has beon virrually suspended. The Labor World. A 8t. Paul union printer was flned for attending a non-union thoatro. Minnesota unionists want the Legislature to pass a bill that will require olectrlc cai motormen to pass an oxamiuation. The unions at Canton, 111., are forming t trade council. Seven organizations will be represented at the start, with flattering prospects of others. TQe national orgsmzauuu ui iu<mu isbers have tea organizers la the field, and they report having doubled their membership. The Associated Iron Holders' Society o Scotland, whloh was established In 1832 has had a prosperous career and now pos sessai a bank account of #260.000. ? j THE QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY Her Eightieth Natal Anniversary rj Celebrated at Home and Abroad. r*,.nn/lnhlMran't fli>AAl<nn> Vln ^UCCII O UlUUUV?il(U*vu m v>4vvv*w|t ? ?Vtorla Plants an Oak Tree and Receives J Congratulations From Many Lands. London (By Cable).?The city of London a was profusely decorated in honor of the - Queen's birthday, and many persons pro;1 longed their Whitsuntide holidays to int elude the birthday celebration. The weather was showery in the morning, but the skies cleared after 2 o'clock and perfect 3 "Queen weather" prevailed thereafter, s The additional telegraph instrument tha* 9 had been installed at Windsor was overtaxed by the flood of congratulatory mes* y sages that were received. Upward of 700 3 messages were Dandled from all parts or . the world. The Americans in London vrere prominent in the celebrations. United States Ama bassador Chonte and the staff of the American embassy offloially attended the aerrice _ in the Chapel lioyal, St. James's, and Mr. Choate sent a special congratulatory tele1 'gram to the Qaeen at Windsor. During the afternoon the Quean planted * HER EIGHTIETH YEAR. She ascended the throne in 1837, and has an any other monarch of the English people, its and has a representative of her family in - an oak sapling on the East Lawn o( Winds' sor Castle. 8ho drove along Kenneth Drive i to the spot, and was assisted in tbe planting by theDukeofSuxo-CoburgandGotha. e All the memoers of the royal family wlte nessed the ceremony. 5 A nretty incident was the presentation to y the Queen in the morning by each of her r grand and great-children now at the castle r of a tiny bouquet of flowers. These descendants of Her Majesty, who was deeply i touched, also kissod her. i A telegram from Simla, tlio summer - capital of British India, records that 1nsl pre33iv? Queen's birthday services there . were attended bv the Viceroy of India, 1 Lord Curzon, of Kedleston, and the Indian and military officials in full dress Royal 3 salutes were fired. MCKINLEY TO THE QUEEN. | Espresso* the Sentiments of Regard and i 3 Affection of the American I'eoplo. i Washington', D. C. (Speolal).?The President addressed the following message to : Queen Victoria on the anniversary of lie* I birth. "Executive Mansion, Washington. "To Her Majesty the Queen, Windsor Castle, England: "Madam?It gives me great pleasure tc convey o"n this happy anniversary the ex pression of the sentiments of regard and o/Tectlon wbiuh the American people cherish toward Your Majesty, and to add the assurance of my own cordial respect and '? esteem. . "May God grant to Your Majesty and tc I iuo cuuuirws iiuuer juutnuvciumcui lu.iu/ I ; years of happiness and prosperity. j WlCLIAM McKlNLEY." 3 Celebrations in honor of tbe Queen's j . birthday were held in various parts of tbe j country, notably in New York City, Minne3 apolis, Philadelphia and Port Tampa- The i v?33eis in Now York harbor dressed ship, I the exceptions observable being the Gerj man ships. At Port Tampa an enthusiastic r celebration was held. Marines from the e British warships the Intrepid and Pearl j and the Tampa division of tbe Florida 0 naval reserves paraded. A large portrait t of the Queen was unveiled. Havana was decorated in honor of th6 Queen and a banquet was held iu the evening attended by Gonoral Brooke and his staff. Tbe United States Commissioner.' and many American officers celobrated 1 Queen Victoria's birthday on board the British flrst-class cruiser Powerful. Aboul 600 United States militia, naval reserves and college cadets from this country joined the Kingston, Ont., military in observing the day. Operation on fjneen Victoria's Eye*. London (By Cable).?Truth,*,ln spiie of semi-official statements to the contrary, insists that an operation for cataract on the Qneen's eyes is Inevitable. It says: "The Queen has just consulted Professor Pagensteaker, of Wiesbaden, who guaran tees the success of the operation, and ' opines tbe Queen will entirely regain the *? unHl IS). ' Qxcenom Sil^Lit 3 JO JIU33C300U UUki* *w cently." MunJcrod Her Fifth Hasb.ind. f Mrs. Charles Hutchinson, of Arcade, Irni. i twanty-3lx years old, and Ave times mar 3 rled, a few days ago shot and killed hei " husband. Shu Is uow In jail. Mrs. Hutch inson assorts that tho killing was dono it self-defense durlrig a quarrel in which sht was attacked by her husband arai'-d witt a hugo knife. Of Mrs. Hutchinson's for mor husbands, three died from uatura ' causes. The fourth tired of existence anr 3 cotumltt 3d suicide. ) Vlckiibur; Out of Commission. The gunboat Vicksburg went out of com J mission a few days ago at Boston. l'romlnent People. Governor Roosevelt will visit Canada till, summer. 1 1 The Prince of Wnlo3 is said to be acquir ' Ing a 3louchy habit in dress. I Admiral von Dlodrlchs ha3 been granted ! t a leave of absence for three months. 1 P. Marion Crawford, the novollst, ha9 j ' undertaken to write a me 01 mo rope. i A full-longth portrait of President Mc? ! ' KInley is being painted by Artist Whipple 1 Lieutenant-General Ylsoount Kawakaml Soroku, chief of the Japanese General j Staff, Is dead. Andrew Carnegie, the steel baroa, Is not ! over Ave feet three or four lache3, and , weighs about 120 pounds. ... a 01 OFFER TO FILIPINOS m r f\ j. 0,.L~U*n<J nan OT uoverrcpieiu ouumhucj wj the United States Commission, NATIVE ARMY DEMORALIZED. t riie PropoMd Form of Government Is Approved by the President?Native Officials Will be Permitted?Only the Highest Position* to be Filled by the Appointees of the President. Manila (By Cable).?Professor Scburman. head of the Unilei Statei Philippine Commission, has submitted the folJowiag written propositions to the Filipinos: "While the final decision as to the form of government Is in the hands of Congress, the President, under his military powers, pending the action of Congress, stands ready to offer the following form of government: : $ ? ^ PBOrZSSOB 1. 0. BCHCBMAW. (Chairman of the United States Philippine Commission.) "A Governor-General to be appointed by the President, a Cabinet to be appointed by the Governor-General, all the Judges to be appointed by the President, the heads of departments and Judges to be either Americans or Filipinon, or both, and also a general Advisory Council, Its members to be chosen by the people by a form of suffrage to be hereafter carefully determined upon. "The President earnestly desires that bloodshed cease and that the people of the Philippines, at an early date, enjoy the largest measure of self-government compatible with peace and order." The United States Commission prepared the scheme and the President cabled his approval of the form of the document. The Filipinos have made no definite proposition, except for a cessation of hostilities until they can present the question nf nnacA tn thu neoolo. Professor 8chur man told the Filipinos tbey bad no means of gathering the people together, as the Americans oontroi most of the ports. He also reminded them that a liberal form of government was offered them, ** and pointed out that It was better tnan the conditions existing under SpaDlsh rule. Gozagra, the President' of ' the Filipino Commission, replied that nothing could be worse than Spanish rnle, and admitted that the form of government proposed was liberal. .4 The civilian members of the Filipino Commission have declined to co-operate with the other members of that commission as the former consider Againaldo's latest demand to be preposterous, after Major-General Otls's refusal of an armistice, referring to his wish for time in order to consult the niipiao i/UDRreas. Reports received from persons who have arrived from the interior show tbat no troops are left in the northern province. They were all drafted south after the out* break of war. The villages on the western coast are almost deserted, and tbellocanos especially are desirous of joining the Americans, if only for the purpose of crushirg the TAgalos. It is added that the only Filipino troops now left are 7000 men UDder General Luna, at Tarlace, and about 4000 under General Pio del Pilar. Even these are demoralized and short of arms und supplies. Many of their rifles are disabled, and the Filipinos are unable to repair them, owing to the lack of mechanics and materials. EXTRA SESSION -MEETS. Governor Roosevelt Transmit* His 3Iejsage to Both llouses. Albany, N, Y. (Special).?Governor Roosevelt sent to the Legislature a special message suggesting amendments to the Ford Franclse Tax bill. After a brief discussion in each House the Senate referred * \ the message to the Committee on Taxation and Retrenchments, and in the Assembly It was laid on tue tame una oruersa pnacea. The Governor says in the message that the principle of the Ford bill taxing franthises as realty should be retained, but that the taxes should bo assessed bythej. State Tax Commission. He also believes that local taxes now paid by corporations should be deducted from the taxes assessed under this proposed general scheme. Another amendment recommended by the Governor is that the proposed law take effect on October 1 next, so that It shall become operative throughout the State at the same time. ENGLAND'S SERVICES FREE. The Cost of Protecting American Intere?t? In Spain Not Kcckoned. London (By Cable).?In replying to a question in the House of Commons a few days ago. Mr. Brodrlck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Foreign Office, said he was aware that considerable extra work had been thrown upon the British Consuls in SDain since thev had taken charge of American Interests there. He hud no intormntlon as to these duties involving extra expenditure. The protection of Amer' an Interests by the British Consult} in Spain would continue so long ns it was considered convenient by tho United States Government. It was usual, he added for a Governments place its interests .into the ^ hands of a friendly power in such cases, and no question of remuneration ever arose. The Mercedes Reaches Old Point. The Spanish cruiser Reina Mercedes ; irrived in Hampton Roads, Ya., a few days ago in tow of tho Merritt Wrecking Company's tugs I. J. Merritt and Rescue, and accompanied by the steamer S. T. Morgan. She was anchored nearly two miles off Old ? Point Comfort. Polish Town Burned and Live* Lost. The town of Peresow.in the Government of Warsaw, Poland, has been destroyed by fire. Twelve lives were lost and 3000 people, driven from their homes, are now camping in the field?. It is believed that the Are was of incendiary origiu. M n t?/l UI a. INT nf hor an/'* RiaHiap Ernest Austin, aged tweaty-flvo, a farmer of Mlddlesburg, Ohio, a few days ago shot and killed his mother and his elder brother, William Austin, Jr. He then ran to the Haiues homes near by, and shot himself in bis loft breast. Austin had been in love with a young woman living at the home of Abednego Blair. His mother objected to the courtship. The family is hlgh:empered, and it is believed that while la a temper he committed the deed. Curtailing Finnish Power. r Xao Russian Governmeuc has lsaued an Imperial ukase, which directs thai* the Fin ciflu Diet nerearter must onty meet everjr :our years, 4 . ! - .