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M. Cambon Will Be Authorized to Act for the Government of Spain. SPAIN ANXIOUS TO HAVE PEACE. President's Answer to Spain Con sldered by tlie Queen and Cabinet Acceptable Final IlcHiionse from Madrid That AVill Bring Wai to an End Expected Soon. Madrid, Atig. 11.—It is believed in official circles that a suspension ol hostilities will be announced by both governments immediately after M. Cambon litis signed the protocol. Accept Our Reply. Madrid, Aug. 11.—The queen rodent presided at the cabinet meeting-Thurs day, morning. Premier Sagasta and the other ministers, on emerging from the palace, explained that while they had not yet received the full text 01 President's McKinley's reply, they hail received' an announcement from the French foreign office lliat- covered the case. The president's answer, how ever, was then being transmitted to the Spanish government. At the same time, it known that the Spanish ministers are perfectly ac quainted with the principal points of the iTn-ited States' reply, and that the ministers are ready to accede to them. 91. Cniubon to Sinn Protocol. London, Aug. 11.—All the advices re ceived here throughout the day from Madrid show the correspondents are certain that M. Cambon, the French ambassador at Washington^ will re ceive authority Thursday evening to sign the protocol. Senor Sagasta's statements, made earlier in the day, must in 110 \V-ay be regarded as affecting the.general sit uation, but as .simply being an effort to make the Spaniards believe the Unite'd States has made some conces sions.::.^. Await Spain's lteply. Washington, Aug. 11A—Little'ex pectation was entertained of the re ceipt of the Spanish answer to the latest proposition Thursday. Because the negotiations have narrowed down to a point where tlie^Spanish answer, if affirmative, as expected, would simply bestow upon the Frencih am bassador the authority to sig'nth1®pro tocol, and can be returned in very few words, it was tho-uglit by some an an swer might come during vth^ da!y. lA .very few persons ljelievjed the answer would be received during the day, but the majority, basing their judgment on tl^e well-known pr'ocrastinaticm of the Spanish officials, had, no hope of so prompt an answer. The note itself, embodying the agreement rsviclied Wednesday by Secretary Day and Am bassador Cambon, was all filed with the telegraph companies before mid night, but being ii} cipher and subject to many delays owing to numerous .translations it could 'scarcely have been placed in the hands qf^the Mad rid authorities beforfe/ 'noon there Thursday, allowing for 'the faifferencs in time between Washington and Madrid. Ilcply In Sa'tinfaotory. Madrid,jAug. 11. In official circles here the reply of the l'nitod,States to Spain in the matter of tlie peace nego tiations is regarded asisalisfactory. Premier Sagasta, liowevei denies that he authorized the French ambas sador at Washington, M. 'Cambon,'as tlie representat'ive of Spain, to make changes in the Spanish answer "as re gards certain ooiHlition.s^wJiioh might create difficulties during the course of the negotiations." The prem'rer a'dded: If any changes are to be made, the government itself will make them." The text of ihe reply of the United States will not Je definitely known un til after the coming ealiinet meeting. Comment of Spanish l'aper. Madrid, Aug. VI. '.-The Liberal (mod erate republican), expresses the belief that President McKinley "replied to Spain's.note with suspicions rapidity." It adds: "We accept the sacrifice, "knowing the re sponsibility fuMs upon the Kovernmont. The best (curse l,s to 5void all useless procedure while the diplomatists are quib bling. It Is useless to make distinctions in language in order Ho reach a conclusion which is inevitable and air. ady known, while our blood ocihtlr.m-s to flo^y In Puerto Hieo and Manila. Purine the last three years we have sfterifletd tJo mu,ch blood. It is time to end It, and this is tho only as pect of^the question that at present can be considered. Anyway ^be press fs unable to discuss its other aspects. All delay in concluding an armistice is criminal."1' Netrnp ~SaidbaKK'er I'.ynfelierf. Memphis, .Tenn., Aug. 11.—A special to tlie Commercial Appeal from Cor inth, Miss., saj's: MullockfAValker, a negro,,#vas tak'«n from tlie jail at one o'clock Thursday morning and hanged by a masked mob of aflO men. He had sandbagget] and robbed Charles De zille, who is'dying. The negro con fessed to the crime and implicated ••wo others. India l'l^imt'il v.ith Cur/.on. Pombay, Aug. 11.—The press of In dia welcomes the appointment of Mr. George N. Curzon as viceroy of India, being eminently satisfactory. "rl TWO. THE TROOPS FOR MANILA. Transports Arizona nnl Senndla Will Take .1,300, Lcnvins (l,OUO to He Forwarded. San Francisco, Aug. 11.—There are about 9,: 00 Philippine expeditionary troops in San Francisco. The Arizona and Scandia will take away 3,300,1 leav ing G,000 to be forwarded. This in cludes the Eighth California, which was turned over to Maj. Gen. Otis and made part of the expeditionary forces. The First Washington has not been attached to the Eighth army corps, and will therefore not go to Manila unless later orders are issued assigning it to duty in the Philippines. It is expected that the Australia and Sydney will reach thiscily from Manila about the lath. They will be immedi ately fitted out for a return trip to the Philippines with troops, and will be followed by the City of Peking, which is due here about tho 24th. These ves sels will probably carry the Fifty-first Iowa, ihe Twentieth Kansas and tlie First Tennessee. Gen. .Merriam desires to have all the troops embarked for Manila not later than October 10. TROOPS FOR ALASKA. I«f: ntry ar.il a Daltcry of Artillery There (o Insure IVaee :tzi.l Good Oi'tiei'. Washington, Aug. 11.—Gen. Merriam, commanding the Department of the Columbia, has been uiven full power in the matter of military aiVairs in Alaska, lie telegraphed to tlie de partment stating that, the last boats were about to leave lor the Yukon coun try and it might be necessary to send some portion of the army there to in sure the public peace. It is probable he will send 200 or IKH) men, including a battery of artillery. Gen. Merriam will select such troops firom his command as he thinks are nfceded in Alaska. A STRANGE SCENE. Corpse of Mrs. Orr at Clarendon, Arl£.f Viewed by People to Allay Suspicions. St. Louis, Aug. 11. A special to the Post-Disp^tcli from Clarendon, Ark., says: The third act in the Clarendon tAgedy is as remarkable as the two •preceding ones. Thursday the corpse of.the murderess lay in the courthouse, while hundreds of people passed and •viewed the 'remains. This unusual thing was done by the authorities to still the suspicion that Mrs. Orr was not dead, but had been spirited away. Scfcstrong had this feeling in the coin miinitv become that this means was regarded ^is the only way to allay it. Case Submitted to Arbitration. Washington, Aug. 11. The case of Alexander MeCord, the American min ing engineer imprisoned by the Peru vians during a revolution, and whose claim for $50,000 damages was a sub ject for dispute between the United States and Peru for a number of years, was Wednesday referred t"o arbitra tion, the case being submitted to the lord chief justice of the Dominion of Canada, under the terms of the arbi tration treaty. Flrirt Suit lleKtiu Boston. Aug. 11.—The first st.m in the Massachusetts courts against the Elec trolytic Marine Salts company has been entered in the Suffolk county superior court by Sarah M. Kimball, of Stone ham^ holder of 10,000 shares of stock of the concern, for which she gave $S, 000 in cash nnd a promissory note for $2,000. Hussin to Try Dynamite Guna. St. Petersburg, Aug. 11. It is an nounced here tha,t ill view of the suc cess which has attended the use of dynamite guns 111 Cuba the minister of marine. Vice Admiral T.ytoft', pro poses to mount such weapons 011 four Russian warships. Their use will be ex tended if they turn out to be saTisfac •ory. AFTER A NEGRO PUBLISHER. Mob at Dallas, Tex., Serve* Xotlee on li 1 111 That lie Must Leave the City —llnd Defended a Negro. St. Louis, Aug. 11.1—A special to the Post-Dispatch from Dallas, Tex., says: After midnight a band of mojinted white men called at the home of Rev. E. D. Isaacs, a negro, who publishes the Baptist State,^Und left a, notice that he must- not any longer reside in Dal las or print his'newspaper there. Isaacs was out of the city. The men then rode on to the church in which Isaacs preached, near by the home, and rid dled the doors and wiiulows with bul lets. Last Saturday's issue of the l'aptist State defended Joe Malone,^ the, negro who, it is alleged, a few weeks ago raped Mrs. Frederick Stern, an aged white woman, and the demonstration of the white campers was due to this act. Malone, who will be hanged on Sep tember 2, is in jail here. After the demonstration at Isaacs' house, a tele phone message wa's sent to the sheriff, saying the mob was. marching 011 tho county jail to get Malone nnd lynch him. This was found afterwards to be untrue, but the sheriff made ample nrcuarations to protect his prisoner. DENISON, IOWA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 1898. Eight Hundred Spanish Attack Lighthouse at Cape San Juan Held by Americans. ARE REPULSED WITH HEAVY LOSS. The Small Force of Onr Men Iteen foreed by the War Vessels Throw ing Shells Into the Spanish Hanks -One American Sailor In Serious ly Wounded. Xew York, Aug. 11.—The Herald has tlie following from Cape Kan Juan, Puerto Rico, August 10: There was a two hours' light bet ore daybreak yes terday. Eight hundred Spaniards at tempted to retake the lighthouse, which was g'uanled by 40 of our sailors, commanded by Lieut. Atwater. Assist ant Lngineer Jenkins, Ensign Lrouson and (iunner Campbell. I The Spaniards were driven back by shells from the Ampliitrite, Cincinnati and Leydcn. Refugees report that 1G0 Spaniards were killed. W illiam II. Uoardman, of the Amphi trite, of Lawrence, Mass., a second class man in tlie naval academy, was seriously wounded. lie wa# in the lighthouse. The Spanish advance began from Rio Grande, whither the Spaniards had re- I treated after the'first landing of troops 1 at Cape San^,J_uan last week. They marched through. LuquiUo and pulled down tlie American tiag at Fajardo and replaced the Spanish 'flag. Tilt terrified ^refugees ^varned the lighthouse force that the Spanish were coming. Sixty wonJEil and children were in an' outbuilding 'of thj light house^during the fijjht. The Spaniards (jpened with a ma chine gun at*a distance of 300 yards. The'Leaden,(Ensigfi Crosley command ing, rushed within a hundred yards of •llie, shoiy an'd poured one-p"ounders into the Spaniards. Capt. Barclay, of the Auiphitrite, used six-pounders and the-'Cincinnati five-inch guns. The ships-landed 250 men during the fight and reenforced the lighthouse. A machine gun, rifles and ammunition were left by the retreating Spaniards, Hiisign Crosley took the refugees off 1 at daybreak, and has gone to Ponce. Our flag is still 011 the lighthouse, but the forces have been withdrawn. The ^mphitrite's guns cover the lighthouse, ready to annihilate it, if our fl-ug -is hauled down. It is one of the most important- lights on the it:i ml. Tlie Cincinnati has gone.to the San Juan blockade. Madnui Dc'moreNt Head. Xew York, Aug. 11.- Mine. Demor est, vice president of the board of TVm pie trustees and one of the leading W. C. T. Lr. women in the country, died jit her homein this city. The deceased was a personal friend of Frances K. Wil Tard and was the founder of the Demor est raedol contests. Kev. A. A. Moore Dead. Wellington, Ma., Aug. 11.—Pev. A. A. I Mobre, pastor of the Cumberland Pres byterian chjirch and father 01 (len. Milton Mpore, of Kansas City, now at Chfckafhuuga With the arnjy, is .dead at his' home here. Ilev. Mopre was 87 years of age and was born in eastern Tennessee. I Master Lou Marshall, of Onaha, is visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Marshall. POSTAL EXPERTS. Skilled ICmployeM Selected to Go to .Siintlaffo to Handle the Post Office There. Washington, Aug. 11.—Four skilled employes of the post ollice depart ment, whose thorough knowledge of all branches of the postal service has caused their selection, will sail on the Yale from Xew York for Santiago, where they will augment the force now controlling the military postal service there. The men are If. P. ,T. Muscheck and Hugo llaydeman, of Xew York Stephen O. Bridge, of Baltimore, and T. J. Mackev, Jr., of Washington. Five other employes have been notified to hold themselves in readiness to go next week to such points in our new military possessions i:s tlie depart ment shall direct. Harrison (i. Sells, of Buffalo Lewis J. Robinson. of Ap pleton, Wis. .T. 1!. Weber, of .Boston W". H. Clifford, of Pittsfield. Mass.. and H. B. Lemieke, of Savannah, are those chosen. SEVERE CRISIS AVERTED, Tills Count i*y .Successful in Ailjusting lMiSVreiice itctween Itnly anil Colombia. Washington, Aug. 11.—By exercising the good offices of the United States tactfully Secretary Day probably has succeeded in averting a severe crisis in the relations between Italy aj'.d Colombia growing out of the Cerruti affair. A cablegram was received at the deoartment Thursday from Home. MEN WHO I/I AY SERVE ON THE AMERICAN PEACE COM MISSION. W. 5. Justice Harlan saying "that out of regard' for the United States the Italian government had telegraphed Admiral Candinani at Carthagena, Colombia, to give the Co lombian government eight months' time in which to settle with Cerruti's creditors under the terms ,of Presi dent Cleveland's award. W liife Colom bia has not yet been heard from in ac ceptance of this proposition, it is not doubted here that it will be accepted. Trouble with Anarchist^. Brussels, Aug. 11. While a police man was arresting a militant anar chist named JYillems, the latter shot and wounded' the officer and then es caped. The anarchist also shot several persons who attempted to capture him, but he was finally arrested and lodged in "jail. Later the police visit ed Willenis' lodgings,where they found two anarchists who promptly opened fire at the officer. The policeman re plied to the lire, fatally wounding one of the anarchists. His companion was captured. lildN Sultan tiood-ly. Washington, Aug. 12.—Mr. .Tames B. Angell, retiring minister of the 1. n-ited States to Turkey, has informed the state department fhnt he has taken his leave eff ihe sultan and will de part for home 011 tht? 13th inst. Min ister Strauss, who relieves him, was at the state department Wednesday and announced his purpose of sailing im mediately for his post at Constan tinople. ... Illtt' Four•Spreiidlu&r. Xew York, Aug. 11.--A controlling interest in the Chicago, Indisinijpolis A- Louisville railroad, better known as the "1011011," has been acquired by the Big 1' our, says the Herald, a^id nego tiations are tinder way for the acqui sition of the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton. "The Ho* .V !w occupy t'ie addition recently placed icli rf ilicir growy department. The addition is 5-1 by 17, and is a very convenient store room. ISSUED IN TWO PARTS—TUESDAY AND FRIDAY Schedule Sent to Gen. Miles for His Guidance in Administering Affairs There. TELEGRAPH LINES MUCH EXTENDED. Dlnpatchefi Received from Mile* Giving: tlie Xmiiefl of TIiokc Wound ed In Small Engagements—Ilongli Riders from Santiago Reach Jer sey City on "Way to Long Inland. Washington, Aug. 11.—A telegram was sent to Gen. Miles Thursday giv ing him directions as to tariff and other charges in the island of Puerto Kieo. The new duties will be similar in general outline to those put in force preliminarily at Santiago. A regular tariil schedule for Puerto Bico will be prepared soon. KxtendinK TeleK'rax5» Lines. Washington, Aug. 11.—Gen. Maj. Gen. Henry W. Lawton has been assigned to the command of the new department, with Gens. Leonard W. Wood and Ezra P. Ewers as principal officers. Gen. Wood will continue to act as military governor of Santiago city. The assignment of Gen. Latrton to the command of Vie new department does not affect Gra. Shafter's com mand in the slightest. Tlie entire Fifth army corps has been ordered'to the United States and Gen. Shafter will return with it. Xo part of the troops constituting the Fifth corps will be kept in Cuba. AXOTIIEll SKIKMIB1J. Advance Guard I'nder tJen. Seliwnn RepnlNeu Large llody of Situninrdx. W-ashington. Aug. 11.—-The war de partment late Thursday afternoon re ceived the following: "Ponce, via Bermuda, Aug-. 11.—Secretary of \Var, Washing-toon. The following mfs sage received from Schwan: 'Camp near Iformigueroa, Aug. 10.—Advance guard in cluding cavalry of this command while reconnoitering northwest of liosario river near Hormigueros developed strong Span ish force which lay concealed in hills north o£ Mayagues. In general engagement that followed Lieut. Byron, Eighth cavalry my aide-de-camp, was wounded in foot and Private Fernberger, company D, Eleventh Infantry, and one other private were killed and 14 enlisted men were wounded? It ts reported that the most, if not the en tire Spanish garrison of Mayagues and surrounding country, consisting of 1,'CO'O regulars and 200 volunteers, took part In the engagement. We drove the enemy from his position and It la believed inflict ed heavy loss. A wounded Spanish lieu tentant was found in the field and brought in our lines. Conduct of officers and men was beyond all praise. I propose to con tinue my march on Mayagues at an early hour to-mtorrpw. Schwan.' "(Signed) MILES." l)l»lutcbcH from Miles. Washington,! Aug. 11. The war de partment has received two dispatches front Gjen. Miles, under date of Ponce, August 1\ as follows: "Secretary of War. Washington: The following is a list of wounded in the. Six teenth Pennsylvania In the skirmish be yond Coamo, August 9: Corporal Barnes, company E. left side Private C. C. Prank, company C. right side Private George Whltlock.-company C, right side Private Jj. Ubold, company E, right elbow Private E. Yt Jolly, company F, left arm. "MILES." "Secretary of War, Washington: Have established telegraphic communication with Oe(n. Brooke, who reports that In a skirmish on the Sth with the enemy about three miles nortlwof Guayama Gen. Haines forced the enemy to retreat. The follow ing? men of the Fourth Ohio were wounded, none killed: Capt. Edward O. Thompson, company K, In right breast Private Sam tiel J. Jones, right knee Private Noble W. Hanlacker, company C, In ankle Private Harry S. Haines, company C. in right foot Private WUtiam Joddlngton, company A, in right hip. MILES'". IK'iile* He Wrote Letter. ZiiHr&wlle, ()., Aug. 11. —Mayor Archer, of Caldwell, O., denies ever hav ing written the letter found at Mrs. Orr's, at Clarendon, Ark., and asserts that s.omcbody else 1ms been writing in his name. ArPher is an unmarried attorney, 23 yeurs old. .: Lieut, ttlliot Dies In Cull's. Washington, Aug. 11.—The follow ing dispatch was received from Gen. Shafter: "Santiago, Aug. 11.—Lieut. William G. Elliot, Twelfth infantry, died at three o'clock in the morning. --Shafter." VOLUME XXXIII Grc-ely has received a dispatch from Col. Allen, who is now at 1'onee, Puerto Pico, stal ing that the telegraph lines have been extended, first from Ponce, through Guayama and Arroyo to the headquar ters of Gen. Brooke second, through Guayania, to the headquarters of Gen. Wilson third, through Adjuntas and Utuado to the headquarters of Gen. Stone and fourth, along the coast to Guanica. These lines all extend to the cable station, and they place this coun try in communication with more than half the islaxd of Puerto Kieo. L.VWTOX WILL. SICCEED SIIAt'TCR. Assigned to Command Xew Depart ment of Santiago. Washington, Aug. 11.—A new geo graphical department of the army has been created by direction of the pres ident. It is to be known as the depart ment of Santiago and is to consist of all that part of Cuba which already has, or may-in the future, come under the control of the United States. 65 TRAGEDY IN SOUTH DAKOTA. Jealon* Husband Killn Two Men, Fa«* tally Injures His Wife and Kills flnueK. Omaha, Xcb., Aug. 11. A special from Deadwood, S. D., to theBeesaysii Three men dead and a woman. dying"i» the net result of a shooting affray gX Central City Thursday morning. Jud^f® J. P. Giddings, Ed Shannon and Jack Wear are the men, and Mrs. Edl Shannon is the woman. Shannon hacl a boarding house at Terry and one at Central City, lie stayed at night jit Terry's, leaving his wife to look after the other place. At 0:30^Shannon re turned to Central City and roused: Judge Giddings. Just what happened in the office no one knows, but the two men suddenly burst into the street engaged in a death struggle. Shan non had a revolver. Jack Wear tried to separate them and was shot through the body, dying instantly. Shannon then shot Giddings through the head, killing him. He then went to his wife's bedroom and beat her about the head ith his revolver until he thought ha had killed her, and then with afresh revolver shot himself. ,Tlie woman is still alive, but cannot recover. All the parties are pioneers nnd were well to tlf oftic and Mrs. Shannon is given asTthe cause of the tragedy. 1 «iiiu O do. Ciiddinss has had maiiv political offices. Intimacy between Giddings ON PIKE'S"PEAK. A Larpre O?servatory with a Tower to To ilie Iliivh Mountain ill Colorado. Colorado Springs. Co!.. Aug. 11.—The Manitcti & I'ike's Peak cog railway signed contract for a large observa tory to be built on the top of Pike's Peak, with a tower, which can be seen for miles. The structure will be built solidly enough to withstand the ter rific wind and sUirms which rage iiu winter over the barren top of fhe peak. '.v In the tower will be mounted four large and powerful telescopes for ob servation purposes. With these it will be possible to see Denver, 50 miles to the north, and to the west Cripple Creek will be more plainly'visible. SUGAR IMPORTS. During July They were $5,200,070, Against .^a.asi,2ftT Last Year. Washington, Au&. 11.—The advance statement of sugar imports, issued by the bureau of statistics, shows that the total imports of dutiable sugar during July were $5,299,970, as compared with 52,281,287 fpr Julj", 13tt7. The amount of sugar withdrawn for consumption amounted to ^3,920,MS. Tho wool im ports during Jifly amounted to $£)5, 932, a little more than half being for immediate consumption. During July, 1S97, the wool imports amounted to $3,808,205. The tea imports during July were practically the same as during July, 1S97, viz.: $777,593. Eastern and^Vestern Associations. Xew Haven, Conn., Aug. 11.—The Na tional lletail Butchers' association con cluded a two-days' convention in this city. Apart from the election'of offi cers, the chief business was' the es tablishment^ eastern and western as sociations, under the jurisdiction of the national association. Tl^e e'asterQ As sociation goes west, to and ^including Ohio, and tlie southern states on tfiat line. All the rest 6f the country will be included in the western division. The next meeting will be1 held.'in St. liouis. 1'uiH-N Illness Hut Slljurht. Home, Aug. 11.—Dr. Lapponi and all the Vatican authorities confirm the statement that the pope's illness1 is slight. The doctor did not j&tsty the nightat the Vatican. The pontiff sfabws symptoms of gastric inflammation? 1ut lie partook of nourishment and Was in excellent spirits, lie rose in the morning at 5:30 and celebrated miss. Dr. Lapponi visited the pcfye at eight o'clock iu the*Tnorning. ,* HOI Gil KlDHllS HACK* lloo«evelt'M Men Arrive at Jeine) City on Way to )Iontauk*b I. Xew York, Aug. 11.—Col. Jio'aiietr^Sft'.i rough riders, known as the E^st I'nited States volunteer cavalryv^snr rived in Jersey City Wednesday night 011 their way to the camp of recctp^i tion at Montauk, L. l! Hhe troOps number about 000, and are QimnpatHl ed by Muj. George Dunit. Tha£ tn si«st of troops C", 11, and X, ands^feds of troops E, and G. T1*j tion was commanded by Ca^it. (J^orgc II. Curry. lie said that under Maj. Dunn's command hsffiupfcer been in Cuba. Kighj troops the regiment went to SantiagS, &fid, but were obliged to leave their ttOcSes, behind. The four full t-rcJops, -0, and X, and squads of troops were left at Tampa to gWl^aji* care for the horses. There wjre a ffcw sick men in Maj. Dunn's coninlaAtfclfct they were able to travel."and nc^t than a dozen were left behind hospital. Tlie Pack of Saluiota. Astoria, Ore., Aug. ll.-^The-igjiliiion. fishing season 011 the ColufijbffHVer closed at midnight. The seaspjrs p^ek amounts to 315,000 cases, which ia^5-, 000 cases below the pack of last ycBr.'