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H VOL. VI. CALUMET, HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICH., THURSDAY, MAY 5, 1898. NO. 149. FIN ATHOROUGABRED 6 Ua,wayBknownbJbltvU and training, B and looks ai different from the common. V erj aay h0Tf M d0 f patrons when dreHed in one of our artUtle itin t. . V kfi t. t i . i t . 'uuiugcioiinng mat suits their indi . 'ty, by the tide o! those whoHe fit V. was made to snit every man in Calu r clothing U a mark o! gentil ity an. T -d taste. All kind of ladies wo. SPDMSA1LS. Hear Admiral Sampson and Fleet Off to Sea. Empire Tailoring CoM I. IIOItWITZ. MAXAGI.lt- 451 Klfth Mtreet. . Wilkin' Illoek. CO TO SEEK ENGAGEMENT. The Bombardment of Porto Bico the First Move Contemplated by the Warship. ' Po .You Know We can aid you in passing the time pleasantly by selling you one of our fine1 Enameled Iron Beds, which, when fitted with one of our springs is a sure cure for insomnia. fff- YOUrUIFE )! 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There is a strong Impression prevailing that the next news from the fleet will tell of an Important engagement of the same character as the Asiatic squadron s Manila victory. Until then no Inter esting developments are expected ex cept possibly the bringing in of new prizes. JOIN THE ARMY ! YOU WILL NOT BE DECEIVE. L Well Informed people know what lol tjl2:ie5 why they send their friends tji .me fohknWtftVo;, Jd better do wantwhenaaaitorderininyeeta aQd the ame and bnn ynnr friend with yon. J new fashion plates. Establishment in Koppe e new Dioca, MERCHANT TAILOR. J. B. KAblivW. iRemedv For Horse Killing "OATS .. WANTED," Wish Bros.' Wagon i-f. Km our "HANDY WAGON" Oar line o! wagons is complete. Be. cmr ua frankbTyon gant J 755S5JW IS - - 1 1 Shanahan is Crowley 1 U U M M . r All Kinds Of I . .a Tn no All Kinds Of- Paper HaSln. F A-JDj 2f W B.ab.eJ ILeclaiire: AJ TTrkran TlfiTltiat- Veterinary tmZZZ I Kta In Joseph 8. Gardner nflc ' "aR"" il Key West, Fla., May 5. The New Tork, Indiana, Iowa, Cincinnati, De troit, Mayflower and probably several other war vessels here are positively going to Porto Rico to reduce the forti fications there and prevent the Spanish fleet now supposed to be coming from Cape Verde from making Porto Rico a base of operations. The plans are per fectly arranged. The blockade of the Cuban ports will be maintained with out the vessels mentioned. The New York anchored at its original position outside Sand Key light, and while no body would admit that Porto Rico would be the destination it was gen erally believed that all the ships would be provisioned for a long voyage. To I'lroy ltane of Supplies. The Spanish fleet coming west con fists of four cruisers, two torpedo boat destroyers and three toipedo boats. The plan of the American campaign is to have the naval depot at Porto Rico, the coal station and the fortifications either destroyed or occupied by our men De fore the Spanish fleet arrives. After destroying the base of supplies the American flotilla will then put to sea and try to engage the Spanish fleet, which by that time ought to be in tb vicinity of Porto Rio. The govern ment dispatch boat Leyden leu ivey West in convoy of a torpedo boat, with General Emlllo Nunez, the noted Cuban fighter, and B. Carlya and Captain Dorst of the American army, who are to be landed near Matanzas to pave the way for the invasion of the American troops. Six others, Including pilots, are in the party and two horses went along also. Say a Oiinboat Was Sunk. Th rrpw of the EaKle here say that in the engagement off Clenfuegos Frl t,ov nro nositlve that one Spanish gunboat went down and a torpedo boat was so badly aamagea mi n v.uu. ...r,iv take refuee at bay. The sea was perfectly smooth and the firing on both sides perfectly airecieu. "l the officers of the Eagle says: 'We were surprised at the accuracy of the Spaniards' aim. xneir gumiciy -.....i.iinn. One of their shots struck within a few feet of the Eagle's bow sprit and two went over tne aecK rui feet in the air. ine n-aRie m v was engaged against about ten gun boats. The little ship edged In as closely as possible and eventually drove the Spaniards away." TROUBLE AT SANTIAGO DE CUBA. Itrltlsh Consul Fteingr Attacked by a Mob, lie Kills one. vtnrtnn. Jamaica, May 5.-Copy- rlght, 1898, by The Associated Press.- Trouble of a most serious nature threatening British Interests at Santi ago de Cuba. The British third-class cruiser Pearl Is now there, and within twenty-four hours the Britisn miru class cruiser Pallas and tfc British sloop Alert probamy win joi . " Alert. It now appears, was accompanied to Santiago de Cuba by the Pearl and the Alert was sent nacK wim ui.. -regarded by the British consul as being too important to trust to the censored cable. These cuspaicnes r x.x . , ,v the colonial authorities here. The Alert will return to Santiago de Cuba with the rawas, n Antonio. ' ' MM..t The colonial aumonwen uic .v.... M to the contents of the dispatches and the reasons for the movements of the warships, but the story told The As sociated Press correspond v -rna ica club was that the British consul Mr. Ramsden. had been attacked in the consulate by a mob. whereupon he fired on the crowd, killing a Spaniard, and has been Imprisoned. These "t however, are not verified. Mr. Rams Sen is a partner in the Arm of Brooks Bros., and Is regarded as a man of vig orous and violent character. THItOWS 8HKLL8 INTO CUItA. Wilmington SmashTTT Fort and Scatters Spaniard New York, May B.-A dispatch from Key West, Fla., says: Tne gunuouv Wilmington early In the morning de stroyed a Spanish fort Just being fin ished about four miles east of Cojlma. The Wilmington also fired at a troop of cavalry passing Jaruco beach. The torpedo-boat Ericsson noticed a large num. r i..ntrv nassine eastward to- ! ward Matanzas on the beach. The Ericsson followed them for miles, but ' used no guns. . . I Later they noticed another large body ' cf Infantry going eastward and appar ently, driving prisoners before them. The Ericsson saw about 200 cavalry and $00 infantry passing Jaruco Beach to rn' a rd Matanzas. She signaled th WIN mlngton, which fired a small gun and then a four-Inch shelL Thoueh a mile and a half away twp men were seen to drop. Auxiliaries Capture Prises. Nassau, N. P., May 6. Two steamers, whose names could not be made out, but from all appearances Spanish ves sels, in company with two supposed United States men-of-war, passed on the south of this island. They appar ently were steering for the tongue of the ocean on their way to Cuban wat ers. It is believed here that the men-of-war were the St. Louis and Har l vard. which sailed from New York last Saturday on scout duty in Porto Rico waters. WAS A IIIUU EXPLOSIVE. Gun Cotton Found In a lloi at Camp Tanner. Springfield. Ills., May 5. General Tiarklev. commander of the cost at Camp Tanner, verifies the story sent out of the finding of a high explosive in a box of Company L, Third regi ment, located In the exuosltion build ing. Barkley says from reports made to him the stuff is gun cotton of the hlehest ner cent of hieh explosive ma terlal. Friction would have exploded it. or a temperature of 80 degrees, and enerta sav there was enough in the stick to tear the exposition building to pieces. Testa were made by Captain Hal Smith, inspector of rifle practice, and Fifth Sergeant uaKer, an experi wim hieh emloslves. and Ray Reece. The FLEETS WILL COMBINE The Cape Verde Squadron Now Going to Cadiz. TO JOIN SPANISH FLEET THERE. After the Union Is Made All the Vessels Will Set Sail for American Watere Dis patch Iloat Ilngh McCulloch Reaches llong Kong, but lias No News of the Ilattle at Manila The Cable Not Yet Repaired Praise for Dewey. Lisbon. May 5. News has been re ceived here to the effect that the Span ish Cape Verde squadron has returned to Join the Spanish fleet near Cadiz, which is nearly ready for sea. It Is added that the combined fleet of Spain will shortly start for American waters. Hong Kong, May 6. The United States dispatch boat Hugh McCulloch has arrived at Mirs bay. It is said she left Manila before the battle. London, May 6. Inquiries at the office of the Eastern Telegraph coaipany show that the Hong Kong Manila cable is still Interrupted. The reported sur render of Manila, while probably true, Is as yet only conjecture. The princi pal Manila merchants in London, who have been interviewed on the subject. agree that their latest letters show that the Philippine Islands will be pleased WILLIAM R DAY, n a . m cut. QkAwman hog thrown tho tmrdont The extreme age oi secretary oi - Vr,,,, f raw nf d re.pon.ibmt.,. of -ffiaSs Ohio. Air. Day IS a townsman ui tiooiuou, j - . . trusted wrsonal friend. In Ohio he has been a leading judge, but J the affairs S thfnK he was comparatively unknown until he became aa WSmtofi character in oonnection witn negouauons wii-u wf. tests were made at Camp Lincoln. The first report was heard for three miles and the second for ten miles. Huge rocks were torn to pieces, the largest to be found being smaller than a wal nut. At Chlckamauga Park. Chattanooga. Tenn., May 5. No or ders for the removal of the regulars In Chicakamauga park have been received, but the general opinion prevails they will go soon. Recruits for the colored regiments are being eniisiea as mp.u ly as possible. Much difficulty is ex perienced In recruiting white regiments. The big commissary warehouse, which has been in course of construction for some time, will be finished soon. Be fore the end of this week work will be commenced upon another similar warehouse. Two thousand more labor ers are wanted. Submarine Mines Tampered With. New York, May 6. Two more subma rine mines, formerly a part of the de fenses of New York harbor, have been found cut from their cables and adrift. The first was found at Island Beach, I near Barnegat. NJ J. The second came ashore at Sea Girt. N. J. mow the second batch of mines to come ashore on the Jersey coast. Six mines in all have thus far been found with their cables cut. Those in charge of the defenses are quoted as saying i.mw v... mines were cut by men in the employ of Spain. . Charleston Going to the Philippines. Vallejo. Cal.. May 5.-U is reported -r.i that the cruiser Charleston will go Into commiion Thursday and immediately thereafter gVt under way for the Philippines She f ..nvnv tn the orient, un- der all possible speed, one or more of the fastest steamers that can be j jur chased in San Francisco, which will be loaded with ammunition, clothing and troops. Fired n the Montgomery. rr. ve Mav R. Incoming dispatch boats say that at 10 o'clock at night Morro Castle fired two shots at the Montgomery. Lieutenant Turcell of the dispatch boat Osceola boarded the news Three Friends off Havana at midnight and demanded that she keep outside the b.uckade. to have tFe revoTt" ended" and will view with enuanimltv America's future ac tion there. They all gladly hall the end , of a condition of things which, the mer chants say, is quite as bad as In Cuba, Madrid. May 6.-It Is believed that the resignation of the Spanish cabinet is Iminent. THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS. What a London Taper Says of tha Disposi tion of Them. London, May 5.-The Westminster Gazette discussing the Philippine ques tion, quotes the assumption of Ameri can newspapers "That the United States can do precisely what she chooses with Manila or the Philippine islands return them or keep them, sell hm rr nnrtner them." Implying that America has only to speak and no one will venture to dispute ner ngm dispose of her lawful prize as sne chooses. The Westminster Gazette saya ii much fears that "this view will entail disagreeable surprises." adding: "In entering European politics the Unlte-l States will probably discover that these simple ideas of doing what you will with your own have become obsolete In Europe. The first symptoms me nn.., 4 vw. marked bv an increase of the anti-American pressure, which if Great Britain could be countea on xo join n. would speedily lead to miervenuuu m behalf of Spain. I. Tw!nHriflr out tne iuiiiuy oi peeling Great Britain to Join In such a movement and the probability of at tempts upon the part of the continental powers, at the close of the war. to pre-th- TTnlted States from holding the rhlllprlne Islands, the Westminster Gazette says: ' Tne natural irm..w t en this is to bring the United States . n.itain trirther. and we . i ni he fostered by statesmen "V. vival r.f the arbitration treaty at the first opportunity." DEWEY'S MAItVELOl'S FEAT. What Vice Admiral Thlllp Howard Co- 1mh Sara of It. T,nrtn. May 5.-Vlce Admiral ThUlp Howard Colomb, retired, the Inventor evstems for signalling at ... --a k. .uihor cf a number of cat niiu - naval works. TiPan" Interview on the subject of the splendid victory of the United States fleet at wanna, is quoted as saying: "I doubt if' there ever was such an extraordinary'. Illustration of the Influence or Sf a power, a superior fleet has attacked' and beaten a Span ish fleet suport4 by batteries and, it now appears, It paesea inose uaiicnw and has taken up an unassailable po sition at Manila. The boldness of the American commander Is beyond ques tion. Henceforth he must be piacea in the valhalla of great naval com manders. Nothing can detract rrom the dash and vigor of the American ex ploit, or dim the glory which Dewey has shed upon tne American navy, n mav be bad for the world, for assured ly the American navy will never accept a subordinate place arter mis exniDi- tlon of what it can do.' No Troths In the Reports. Tendon. May 8. The reports in circu lation at Gibraltar thai SenOr Moret. the Spanish minister oT colonies, and Marshal de CampoB, the former captain general of Cuba, have been assassinated are unfounded. Inquiries show that a passenger who arrived there rrom Spain brought tne rumor nai Denur Mnr and Marshal Campos had been murdered and that Premier Sagasta had sought refuge in the Brltisn emDassy at Madrid. The dispatches sent from renortlne the speeches of Senor Sagasta and Marshal Campos show con clusively that there is no irum in me reports. Snanlards Are Rioting. TkfrM Mnv R. A riot has occurred at Talavera. The railroad station was seized, the cars burned and several houses were set on fire. Martial law has been declared throughout tne prov ince of Valencia. Further disturbances are reported. A state of Blege nas Deen declared at Gljon. a rorunea seaport un the Bay of Biscay, riuage is Deing threatened. SnanUh Stone a HrltUh Yacht. r.iv.rnitar. May 5. A British steam yacht, the Lady of Clemell, owned by a Mr. Wilkinson of L.onaon. nas just ar rived here from Malaga, Spain, and re ports he was obliged to depart sudden ly owing to the Spaniards mobbing and stoning her. SAlUbury Regrets the War. Lnnflon. Mav 6. The Marquis of Sal- i.k,,.v nt the Primrose league meet ing, said he regretted war and hoped peace would ere long prevail. The Orrtton Leaver Rio Janeiro. r.a Avres. May 5. The Oregon and the Marietta have sailed from-Rio Janeiro. SILYEK JI MLEE. ArcSblhop Oorrlgran IVjIns a Momrntont Celebration at New orK. New York. May C Not since the lay ing of the corner store of St. Patrick'" cathedral in 1S69 has there been a cele bration among Roman Catholics of this country equal in ceremony and magnifi cence to that begun to celebrate tne tuenty-flfth anniversary of the eleva tion to the episcopate of the Most Rev. Michael AugU3tlne Corrtgan. mere oo a rnntlflral hieh mass at 10 o'clock In the morning at the cathedral. The silver chimes were rung for tne nrsi .i .hero n'n a Drocession of not able Catholic clergymen with a guard of honor of 600 cadets. TCverv clerevman taking part in the mass was a dignitary of the church. The papal delegate, Archbishop Martin- elli. was present. A grand orcnesira. selected singers, and enlarged chorus supplied the music. A certificate of cancellation for the debt of $300,000 on the Dunwoodles, conceived and begun by the archbishop, was handed to mm, it hodnir heen raised by popular sub scription in a few months. The clergy men for the mass were cnosen to repre sent every year of the bishop's episco pate. The vestments were made of cloth of silver and embrodlery of gold, surpassing in magnificence the remark able vestments already at St. Patrick s vestry, some of which cost $5,000 apiece. A grand banquet followed the pontifi cal mass, attended by M0 priests. Pardon for Captain Hart. Washington. May 5.-The president has announced he would shortly pardon Captain John D. Hart or tne nnous.er-i-- .toomor T.nurada. now serving a two years' sentence in the penitentiary for his Cuban filibustering operauuue. A delegation from the house, compris ing Representatives Young, McAleer and Bingham of Pennsylvania, and Cummlngs and McClellan of New York called on the president to urge a don. The president, while refraining from saying when he would act. gave assurances that a pardon wouiu u forthcoming. Michigan Equal Suffragists. --. rMtv Mich . Mav 5. The four- teenth annual convention of. theMIcn- igan Equal Sutiragisi -"'u" has opened here. Mrs. Catherin A. Stebblns of Detroit reaa an nv" paper on the Seneca Falls and Roches ter conventions of 1848. the first equal suffrage meetings-in tnis coumr,. the evening addresses of f welcome , were responded to by Mrs. May Cnlsky ' . . irk. nr.Mnt I SO" BI ss or saginaw. i,,c."vV ov dress was delivered by Mrs. May Stock ing Knaggs of this city. Deadly Street Duel. Moberly, Mo.. May B.-A street duel took place here between James Mason of this city and Cliff Wade, a hotel keeper of Madison. Mo. as a result of which both will probably lose the r lives Wade has three bullets In his stomach and breast, while Mason was struck In the region of the tomach. John Hogg, deputy sheriff, received a bullet through the wrist while trying to stop the fight. The trouble occurred over a woman. Scheensr Missing. Tacoma, Wash., May B. No tidings have been obtained of the schooner Al ton, whlca sailed from here nearly two months as for Copper river.