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North Platte Neb
Oklahoma Cltv 0
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San Juan Porto Rico SO 00
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Dallas 102
Dublin 100
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Henrietta 108
Houston 91
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Wcathcrford 103 i3
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OrFICCK A PIUhOMJH
NuppoNcil to Be Major HocUcfellT
VIio nuiiiipenrcil Some Time Aro
Washington August 11 The ollovWns
cablegram has been received from Geu
eral Otis
Adjutant General
Manila August 11 From Southern Lu
zon reports come that an American officer
Is held there prisoner and description
given indicates Major Rockefeller Ot 3
Major Rockefeller is tho officer who
disappeared several months ngo shortly
and
after his arrival in the Philippines
nothing has been heard of him since
CHEAP RATES
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S 217 Main Street
WORSTEVER KNOWN
First Reports of the Storm Were Far
Underestimated
LOSS OF LIFE HAS BEEN GREAT
There Were 500 Persons Killed and
Drowned at Ponce
BODIES OF TWO HUNDRED RECOVERED
The People Arc In Dire Distress for Want
of Food
STARVATION THREATENS THE POPULATION
The War Department Will Forward
Transports Tilth nutlmtn for
tlic Sufferers
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TS WFSIMMONS CWBEIN LJ PARKS
7lekelAgent Tkt Trtftc Manager P T A
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WaBhington August 11 The
weather bureau has issued tho fol
lowing hurricane bulletin
1140 n m Hurricane center
apparently approaching Nassau
Bahama Storm still Increaecs In
intensity upon reaching the gulf
stream nnd will probably reach tho
South Atlintlo const towns of tho
United Stiles tonight
Williams
Actlns Superintendent Weather
Bureau
hnn Tumi Porto lllco Aurmk 11
It It novt unlit tlmt not persons lout
thetr ll od ut Ponce tlurtiiR the liur
rlciinc Tcrrllile atstrcss prevail
there
Arrojo on the noutli connt linn
been dCMtrn > cit
hltteeii llen were lost nnd the
own Ih ntlll mibinericed In ruter
At Oiiiijimo the liouscn ore t111
nlundlne Seven pcrnoiiit were killed
there A number of Iioiihc ere
pIlliiKeil nouitilfi of noldtcr were
unalilc to mulntniii order tind Mtur
vution threntenii the population
The water Hupply ot inn Jmin hn
been topped The Coiimo Sprlitira
hotel lint been vvreeked It beloiiKed
to the Porta Hleo company at Phila
delphia
Ponce August 11 Tho worst storm
ever experienced here struck this placo
Tuesday morning at D oclock and lasted
two hours It came frorn the northenst
Ponce was flooded atmldda y and 300 per
sons were drowned Two hundred bodlos
mostly those ot poor people Including
many children havo been recovered All
the buildings are damaged and hundreds
havo been destroyed The soldiers and
firemen worked all night heroically saving
lives
There Is no drinking water gas lco or
electric lights Tho commissary stores at
Plava were destroyed the city Is short ot
food and tho army officers arc distributing
rations
Fifteen vessels In tno harbor were
driven ashore
The weather bureau predicted the storm
but It Is claimed Ponco was not warned
A mob of 1000 persons threatened the
Alcaldo Porrator Doria but they were
dispersed by the Fifth cavalry The
alcaldo has been deposed on account of
tho negligence
Major Myers of the Eleventh InTantry
is actlns as alcalde In rcEponbc to popular
demand
The Bum of r > 000 will bo needed to clean
the streets Tho sanitary condition is
serious and assistance is needed
All the crops aro totally ruined the
wires are all down and little news is ob
tainable from the Interior Abonlta in
cluding tho barracks has been destroyed
but no lives were lost there t
Juan Diaz has been destroyed Torty
slx lives vvero lost there Arroyo Guaya
ma Salinas and San Isabel are reported
to have been totally demolished Tho rail
way between Ponce and Yauco Is destrojed
and tho military road Is Impassable The
river is flowing over the road for twn
miles
Mayagucz escaped without permanent
Injury Tho peons have gone to San Juan
and Us vicinity which Is comparatively
uninjured
Washington
oqual
August 11 Tho war de
M
shipped on transports to Pono Somo
here Urgent appeals to all post mil
manders for food for tho destitute Am I
authorized to relieyo distress by food Is
sues Klco anJ beans only desired Thie
have been many deaths of natives by
falllnif walls So far only one soldier re
ported dangerously injured Several toons
reported entirely qemolUhed As yet have
reports from only four ports
Complete destruction of all barracks at
two and two others ono company of tier
had barracks destroyed Troops aro in
canvas No reports yet from the lakes
If n
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ot the peoplo In Porto tllco subsist en
tirely on fruit and vegetables and ttioina
has entirely destroyed this sou re o ot up
port Davit
Tho war department has taken prompt
action on General Davl report and tHo
army transport Mcpherson has been or
dered to sail from New York to San Juan
and Ponco next Monday wit > awppilu to
relievo tho destitute In Porto Klco Ail
ing Commissioner Schwan has ordered tno
purchase In New York of 600000 pound3
of rice and COOOOO pounds of beans lo bo
shipped en tho McPhtrson Such otuer
ood supplies as may bo obtained at the
time the McPhcrson sails will be sent on
that ship
The following dispatch addressed to Oou
cral Schwan has been received at ho wtr
department today
bau Juan Porto Rico August 11 My
country Is devastated Tor GoJs rake
help usl Captain Liicgj Www
This captain Is ono Of the Porlo RIcans
whom General Schwan mot during Ibo
campaign
Washington August 11 Secretory Rtot
has prepared an appeal to the peoplo ot
tho United States for aid for Ifcose who
havo suffered In Porto Itlco by the ireeut
hurricane This action was taken uvcll
recolpt of tolcgram from President Mc
Klnlcy suggesting that It be done Tie
subsistence department of tho army in
Porto Klco has been directed to rendtr
huch temporary aid as It can until supplies
arrlv e
Seattle Wash August 11 Captain Ma
son of a steam whaler confirms iho le
ports of damage to tho shipping In He
storm vvhlch raged nround nnd off Mcb
aols Island on July 11 The wrecks of
thirty river steamers thrown Ind i lm
Inately on the banks of tho Island Hear s
testimony of tho fury ot tho gale Of
this number Captain Mason snys teity
flv > were wrecked beyond ropa y Tho
full damago ho stated exceeds 300000
Ho saw 20000 steamers offered for tSOJO
and tho other wrecks for 100 Tlu city
of Scuavva was overflowed The oU U
could not remember the names of other
wrecked vessels
Washington August 11 The war rte
partment today took prompt measures for
tho relief of tho hurricane sufferers In
Porto ltlco When tho pi ess dispatches
and General I3avls advices made known
tho extent of tho disaster steps were
Immediately taken to send supplies and
tho transport McPhcrson was ordered put
In readiness to sail from New York on
Monday next Sho will carry latlons and
other necessaries
Secretary of War Root this afternoon
sent the following appeal to tho majors
of all cities ot more than 150000 people
Sir Tho govcinor general of Porto ltlco
confirms tho reports that upon tho Sib
Instant a hurricane swept over that Is
land entirely demolishing many of tho
towns destrojlng many lives ami reduclns
so far as ho can estimate not less than
100000 of tho Inhabitants to tho condition
of obsoluto destitution without homes or
food Unless Immediate and offcctlvo re
lief Is given these unfortunates will por
Ish of famine
Under theso conditions the president
deems that an nppeal should bo made to
the hmranlb of the American people It
Is an appeal to their patriotism also for
tho inhabitants of Portp Rico have freely
nnd gladly submitted themselves to the
guardianship of the United States and
havo voluntarily surrendered tho protec
tion of Spain to which they were foimerly
entitled conlldcntly relying upon moio
generous and beneficent treatment at our
hands Tho highest considerations ot
honor and good faith united with the
promptings of humanity require from
the United Stated a generous lesponse to
the demand of Porto Rltan distress
This department has dlrectod tho Im
mediate distribution of rations to tho suf
ferers by tho iirray In Porto Rico so fur
as it Is In the power of the executive
but In tho nbsenco of any appropilatlon
wo must rely largely upou private contri
butions
I beg that you will call upon tho publlo
little southeast of Nassau
which thoy nave taken Tho storm Is now
traveling much slower than d jry the
Us existence tho totul de
carlv nerlod ot
partment today received a cablegram from cXrcd having been about 12200
General Davis giving tho fuller details muea jtg center now appears to tin a
of tho damage done in Porto ltlco by Uie
hurricane General Davis says a famine
is impending and asks authority to biui
rations to tno destitute
Tho messago Is dated yesterday and
says Later reports show that tho hur
ricane was far more severe in Intslir
and southern parts pf the island than hero
Data for estimate of number of torto
Rlcans who have lost everything is defi
but I am forced to believe the nmi
V
KA
TRIAL OF DREYFUS
The Question Is Between the Generals
and the Prisoner
IT IS JEW AND PRETORIANS
Mcrcier Hopes to Absolve Himself in
the Excitement
WHICH HE WILL ATTEMPT TO CREATE
The Secret Dossier IF Made Public Would
Cause Dishonor
FIGHT BETWEEN HONOR AND THE ARMY
Officer of the Latter Have Ilecoinc
Unpen nnd Are Vow Trj Inir to
Cottcctil Their Mnpldlt
London August 12 Tho Times
correspondent at nennes says
Tour da > s of examination havo re
vealed tho utter lllraslnoss of tho
secret dossiers Tho diplomatic
dossier contains proofs of Ustcr
hazys treason attested by foreign
agents
Special to Tho Post
Now York August 11 A special cable
from Paris to tho Herald says Clomou
ceau In Aurore expresses regret that 12s
tcrhazy did not appear as a witness In tho
Drejfus case but savs that for tho demon
stration of tho truth ho will bo advan
tageously icolaccd by Mcrcier vvhosu only
service has been to kill fcoo Trench soldleis
by criminal negloct of duty
Tho question Is sajs Arthur Meyer
between tho generals and Drojfus This
proves that tho Jesuitical splilt desires
not to prove the Innocence or guilt of
Drejfus but to exercise a pressure on the
court martial It Is thus formulated
Theso aro the Judges between tho Jew aud
tho Protorlans Mcrcier who Is haunlod
by his tenor sajs Him or me
This Is another stupidity The guilty
Ditjfua would uut absolvo the crimes of
No ono has a right to condemn tho man
whoever he may bo on accusations of
which ho Is kept In Ignorance No ono has
tho right to produce forgeries as ovlduncu
This argument Is above the compre
hension of Mcrcier or elso ho hopes to
save himself In the excitement ho Is about
to create The ncir future In this eabo
maj convince Mm ot his error
M Comely lu tho Klgaio writes
So tills secret dossier will occupy till
Saturday next tho tlmo of tho court
Tho dossier which will bo tho stupe
faction of future centuries when tho time
will have como when all Frenchmen will
tnderstnnd what Justlco Is and ceaso to
obey that national Instruction which
rauscs them to boo a guilty man In every
ono accused which prevents them from
admitting that n tribunal can be deceived
yas this secret dosslcr when history
comes to bo written history disfigured to
day by gontlemon of the pen who would
fcJ exb
spirited and humane people of your city assistants will
fc ° excollcnt lnnBmon8
o Uko active and Immediate measures amlb
amlughonor lho tpoch
In tho exigency The government trans
passing
WHICH wo nro MBHiih
port MMhnriinn will hn sent directly from tnrOUgll
the port of Now York to Porto Rico on
Monday tho 14th Instant to carry all
supplies of food which can bo obtained
Further transports will be sent at futuie
dates ot which public notice will be
given Any committee charged with tho rais
ing of funds will receive full Information
and advlco upon communicating with this
department Very respectfullj
Ullhti Root
Secretary of War
A report has been received at tho war
department from an officer at San Juan
Porto Rico estimating that the number
of killed amounts to 500 Tho same officer
sajs a very Herious condition of affairs
exists at Ponce
Washington August 12 Tho West In
dian hurricane tonight Is rapidly approach
ing Nassau Bahama IslandH vvhoro tho
barometer has fallen considerable slnco
morning and the wind had increased to u
This is why If wo were men If wo
wore cltltcns if wo woro not Hlaves dis
guised as Eoverolgns who have taken the
whipping post between each vote uo
t
TEN PAGES
HOUSTON DAILY POST
XVTH YEARNO 130 HOUSTON TEXAS SATURDAY AUGUST 12 1899 PRICE 5 CENTS
as General Morclcr and M CAssimlrPer
rler former president of Prance will bo
confronted and a most dramatic nctno 1
Inevitable as the declarations In certain
matters differ on essential < > olnU
rnOM TUB OUT3IDK
The Trial am Viewed by Mrs Emily
Crawford
Copyrighted ISO by Associated Press
Rennes Augtiat 11 All tho notable
Drcjtusltcs hero arc satisfied with the
result of tho examination ot tho secret
dossier Thoy have urged their newspaper
friends In Paris to clamor for lull pub
licity knowing that It It bo graul Tlhu
military and nationalist parties will bo ut
terly dlsgraued
Tncy aro convinced that the diplomatic
and war ottlco dostlors teem with forgeries
Of courso their impressions are derived
from the flvo counsels present at tho ex
amining of theso precious papers
Publicity would mean the pillory tor
General Da Uolsdcrtro nnd compauj They
would bo pelted with their own foul eggs
while Captalu Dreyfus would bo cleared
in the face ot the whole world
Tho royal caste hero is furious nt tho
turn things are taking The correspond
ent of u Russian paper told mo today
thut In a cafo froquuuted by officers ho
unfolded tho Drcjtuslta auroro to read
All tho military men nearby scowled nt
htm In a marked manner nnd atto oough
lng and otherwise showing their disap
proval went In a body to tho othor ond
ot tho cafe as It tho llUsslnn wore n lopor
All tho ofilcors at the Military club enmo
out on tho club balcony when a bundle
of Droyfuslto Journals was being burped
in tho streets and they approved tho per
formance by unmistakable gestures Oua
now sees tho wisdom of tho order forbid
ding officers not nttnahed to tho garrison
to stay hero during the irinl
I hear that In unclean imaginations thfl
secret mllllnrJ dossier exceeds tho worst
topshelf literature Tho ccrlbo who worked
for Henry and his fricmh did not Ussltntu
to forgo letters fioin high diplomatic per
souages Nearly a acoia of love letters
from a lndj high in tho diplomatic uphero
aro supposed to have been solzod In tho
dispatch box of an oiubassy dining trans
nitastan to Berlin Tho person whom she
1b represented ns having had as a corre
spondent was an nttticho of an ombsssy
thcro and much younger than tho lady who
Is made to appear Impassioned quite an
Elolse Of course she mentions tho Droy
us nfialr and asked tho Utaclio to help
whitewash iho unfortunato captain
M Jnurcs expects that there will bo
groat exposure of a conspiracy ignlnst tho
republic and tint tho high handed meas
ures of tho prosont government against
rertalu gcnorilb will be more than jitatf
ibd by tho coming lovolatlons
Tho examination of the diplomatic dos
would riso nnd demand communication in tho history ot tho affnlr
up
and public discussion of every document I jj nemango hnH lost no opportunity to
without exception which hns connection eonrlllato the hovoii Judges IIo lies let
with tho Dreyfus affair I himself bo Interviewed in order to say
atituto ad
What Would wo risk war And wlrr nice things about them That
Wboro is thero a sovereign man vocatu understands liumnn nature lie re
that tho soven JudgcH nre Igno
enough to mako war on us apropos tho
document proving that ho attempted to
find out our secrets as we seek to finil out
his
What peoplo would bo stupid enough lo
follow this sovereign
Would Europe permit such unjustlflablo
aggrcstlon
No no
Partisans of closed doors do not tremble
before war That argument was exploded
years ago
Today wo havo no longer to fear thorn
They trcmblo beforo the burBt of laughter
which would shako tho world It tho sun
of thlrtv lx miles an hour at should light up tho stupidities beforo
Ifw o clock this afternoon Itala has been which the army which cosls us a milliard
There is tll a year bo
falling all day
Thoy fear showing tho army how cor
h l v that tho storm may curve out to
tain officers became rusy dupes stupid
sea Tlo officUls o the westv bureau
Jrnr ihn nninion that It vvll ba gossips nnd then porslst In their error
nn ° P r 3l l wirn fronAanty which
fdr mP 3rnC Hurricane that abominable fault
to mrro w
1T In nrMit over ha Stato ru ns and w cont nuc to ruin moti
Wogwpftr lephoBand ew Tnough of mjstflcaton Out with th
tho Inhabitants on ecrot dossier
measure taken to put
8 llTho court
Hennes August Dreyfus
the weather bureau
The on file in
show the courso which has boen followedmartial concluded Its socret session at
by the August hurricanes for the last 9 oclock this morning when M Palco
twontyono years but there appears to IozC ot ti10 foreign office completed his
bei very little consistencyjn y clJ ° t oxviamUoilB ot the secret dossier The
Estcrbay was the ever being published
n t n confirmation of what has already many ftrc Sld neefssa for
Pfh Jr littered tnm tho be ry to go to Soutonls
8th ° ° of S erh i wlilTe S en state ff t wbat r ni h rors lth which this
ne
storm Considerable mone w rta = X
condition
quired to restore them to their
Weather bureau
to hear that
cient press vvv
ber on the Island can not fall belov J00 jiian the capital Is the distributing point
souls and a famine is Impending I < is4 ror the island of Torto Rleo and proml
trat 2500000 bushels of rico ana ueias nBnt notification of tho approaching hurrl
quantities of each bo Immediately cane wag given to tje weather bureau of
flclala there
ntiPonce and Mpi but they
the vortex of the storm At leabt bnlt t Crol
IlB ROUIKDU A1UIRSTCD
Will H o
tThe Pnrlslnu Airltnlor
Cbiinec to IJeiiion lratee
Pnrl AiiKuat tli il I l De
leite founder of the Lenuue of Pat
riot nnd n member of the chamber
of deputies for the Anuolumciit di
vision o Chnrente was urrentcd nt
4 oclock this uiornlnar at hU e nte
any aaeor Pari
court will meet again nt 630 tomorrow
morning
Tho London Times statement this morn
ing of the lato Lieutenant Colonel Henrys
treaeon caused considerable sensation hero
and was much discussed among the news
A report neel JbrlheasnloiMu and oU0rg nterMtel n
from aiif0 tlL ° °
slcr was concluded this morning Drey
fus on leaving the Lycee looked brighter
thin he has over previously nppenind
Tomorrows proceedings will bo memorable
momboiB
rant of law always ready to sacrifice
ciiulty lo niithorlty illicit to scout at tho
rules of evidence and nro members of u
rastc who think thoy havo been attacked
by Jows cosmopolitans and foreigners
Some of them boast of not hnvlng road the
report of lho Inquiry beforo tho court ot
rnssntlon becnuso they thought It was
published at tho cost of a syndicate and
Intended to cast odium on tho nriny
M Laborl Is naturally sanguine and has
always hoped but I can gather Mint both
counsel still see that the Judges are deeply
and strongly prejudiced against tho prls
oter and will try to condemn him on His
looks l all legal evidence breaks down
All the officers now read the Petit Jour
nal which they had nevor looked ot ho
fori tho Dreyfus affair Tho venom and
vitriol of tho IntrnnslKcant aro grntofiU
them because employed against their
to
enemies real or supposed They devour
and nclalr because
tho au 01s licho do Paris
cause theso papers respond lo their own
ThavTjuBt learned that tho socret oTos
slcr conlaltm shocking reports of tho spies
Of a Herman prince who has filled h gh
situations under the empire during the
last twenty years nnd ono of them in
Paris n city ho often visits
Thero 1b only one prlnco answering to
Ibis description Chancellor Von Hohen
Tb o police spice who Informed the In
telligence department nt the war offico
of tho princes secret designs did not at
tumpt to establish a connection between
them nnd tho Dreyfus caso But one must
suppose that the sole object has been to
WWJ dosSlor
Major rf tnf the trial Tho affirmation of Henry that
Juan Porto rtlco statca that tn tce bis acpompllco Is only a
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officials are surprised ffJendoDr oVto Btand l think that M De
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of Ponce was n Wit
v furnish him vvith a caso too stroiig jor
statod
storm as of the
warned of Ih approaching c d t m by mole tban qne
In dl atebe from that city BaB cral mIltar Bttachelpresenting tbo looks m really e hopeful C 0r B f 0 Emily Crawford
strongest proof of Henrys guilt and
moreover that this announcement can not
preclude the publication by lho Times
of the actual documents
Tho correspondent beie of tho Associated
Press spoke to Major rirzlncttl who
was governor of the Chercbe Midi prison
during Droyfus incarceration tncro and
who was cashiered on account of nls dec
larations favorable to Dreyfus altitude
whle In prison
Forzlnettl said Tho Times statement
confirms my own views I was ionvlnced
of Henrys complicity from the very first
and always regarded him as the real cul
Regarding the court martial ho said
Tomorrow will undoubtedly be the most
Important day of tho wholo proceedings
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COTTON BBD MOLU Attb i mMaa IT
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M0CR B AX CHOI Uo
WILL IT BE WAR
A Steamer Has Arrived at DelagM Bay
with a
CARGO OF MUNITIONS OF WAR
Consisting of Cartridges and Other
Supplies for the Transvaal
ACTIVE PREPARATIONS BEING MADE
Troops from India Making Ready to Go U
South Africa
A THREAT HADE AGAINST GREAT BR1TA1I
In
Cnae of War the noera Will
Wreck the Mines and Iluln
the Machinery
Inrenxn Mara rielntron
liny Aukt 11 The Reriiiitu Kn t
African ntenmer llrlplmrutli tins
arrUed here from HamhnrR
Anplc and Momhaxn with 100
ca c > < of cartridge and other
war Mlorcii for the Trannxaal
Borabav August 11 Preparations nro
about completed or tho dispatch ot 10
000 troora to South Africa A number
of transports nro in readiness In Indian
waton and In tho event of war troops
will bo embarked simultaneously hero at
Kninchco nnd nt Calcutta
Ix > ndon August 11 Tho Door organ In
London tho Standard nnd Dlggors News
today publishes a Johannesburg dispatch
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WHERE MR BRYAN STANDS
A Very Clear Statement in Few Words Shows
His Position
Chlcaito AtiKiiint XJ Tho following telnsrrnitnla correspondence
panned mill liitwiwn the Tribune and William J Ilrjani
IV J Ilryau Pcternbiirpr llli
GhlenKO Anjrnnt 11 Correspondents nt Pnna nndIdthln Uprlnttn
111 repoit yon nn nnyliiK > ou do not enrc whether 7011 arc the
demoerntlu nominee for prenldinit one > our hence or not If the pre
ecpln of the party are carried out Will 3011 kindly wire the Tri
bune what > mi did nay unci jour exact position In thin matterf
Tin Tribune
The Chlctiiro Tribunes jrsn
Peternbiirfr III AuKiint 11 Iln e not ncen the report mentioned
Whether I nhall be n candidate depeudn liirKely on the platform
The platform should lit the purl and the cuudfdatc should lit the
platform William J llrjan
threatening Great Britain In event of war
saying the floors arc determined to wreck
tho mines md Irretrievably ruin tho gen
eral body of shareholders by blowing up
millions worth of machinery adding that
war will mean the absolute ruin of Johan
nesburg both ns a town nnd as nr mining
center and saying
While ll will doubtless end In a vic
tory for England tho prlco of that victory
will bo tho ruin ot thousands who ought
to consider tho price they must pay be
foro authorizing tho government to de
clare war
Another Johannesburg dispatch how
over predicts further concessions and
says Tho reply of tho Transvaal to ths
proposal for u Joint Inquiry Is being at
lajed until tho government has prepared
a schomo granting tho Uitlanders imoio
diato and substantial representation as
then Transvmil will make every effort to
avert intervention In tho interior of tho
countrj1
London August 12 The Capo Town
correspondent of the Daily Mall says I
learn from a promlnont oxroformer that
tho Transyaal government has prepared
warrants for tho arrest of prominent re
formers whenever the condition of af
fairs nt Johannesburg provide an excuse
The presumption Is that President Kruger
means to secure the leading Ultjandera a
hostagos
Italy Wnntu a Hnllroa Conucnnloii
Pekln August 11 Tho Italian minister
has asked the Tsttng Ll Varoen for a
railroad concession to an Italian syndl
cato Tho request will probably be re
fused as Italy has lost prestige sinpe the
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