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Fim (DWMmi mm mm VOL. VI CALUMET, HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICH., WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 1898. NO. 213. 1MB 9 r Coiumbi, .Steam Laundry, 243 Hecic, t. Lanrmra. dv GOODS CALLED FOR m., DELIVERED, And The Best 01 Satisfaction Guaranteed. Orders By Telephone Attended To. , JOHN GILLIS, PROPRIETOR, LAURIUM. 0 0 0 I Calnnict. PAUL P. 9 Do You Know We can aid you in passing the time pleasantly by selling you one of our fine Enameled Iron Beds, which, when fitted with one of our springs is a sure cure for insomnia. COUCHES. i John Gaiety & Co.. 355 444 Fifth Street, Calumet, WHOLESALE LIQUORS, CIGARS, IMPORTED WINES AND CORDIALS. Telephone Or Mail Orders Will Receive Prompt Attention J. B. Rastello, Merchant Pneu matic Resi lieni Tires N Ii just what bicycle rldeni are looking it PD AMI r I VHM r.nnnrol iinim u, a v f ShaAahani & rowly Are Prepared To Do All Kinds Of Paper Hanginff. Painting And Decorating KaUomlnlng, etc.. In all the latest style. order at If emr. Blatter ft Ryan'i Livery Btable. 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If it's a suit of clothing Finer than you've ever worn before Wa will make it to your order From the finest fabric in our store. Tailor 217 Sixth Street. Single Tube Easy Riding for. We have them in different eliee. 1 - lArdWflXO. Calumot. Mich. - ' - Ill 'tourUlVc 1)1 III ' I IS SPENT ll OR WAR Dewey Asks an Explanation of the Germans. COMES RIGHT TO THE POINT. German Admiral In Manila Bay Aiked Whether It It Peace or War. Friction Caused by Disregard of Hernia tjom Established bjr the Americans During the Ulockade Oerinans Make a I'rotest Against the Boarding of Their Vessels by Admiral Dewey's Men Dewey Expounds Some International Law. Washington, July 20. The navy de partment has received no dispatches from Dewey relating to press reports concerning our relations with Germany, but officials feel much less concern over Germany's attitude and there Is good reason to believe direct assuranceshave been received from Germany that she would offer no obstacles to the execu tion of our plans. Hong Kong. July 20. Admiral Dewey has requested from Admiral Dledrlchs an explanation of Germany's position In the Philippines. He has also pro tested against the German admiral s disregard of the American blockade of Manila. For several week Germany has been constantly enlarging its lleet In these waters, until now all German ships on ihe Asiatic station, with the exception of the Deutschland. the Ar cona and the Geflon, are either In Manila bay or in Its vicinity. Th German naval officers have taken pains to show particular friendliness toward the Spaniards, as for example In sa luting the Spanish flag at Manila on the arrival of every additional German ship. The German officers have visited the Spanish fortifications and trenches and the Manila newspapers have as serted that the presence before the city of so many German ships enabled the Spanish authorltes and the people of Manila to regard the American fleet with complacency. The Irene Makes Trouble. Three weeks ago the German admiral told Admiral Dewey that three of his ships were to depart, but they went only as far as Marlveles, Subig bay and Cebu. On June 27 the McCulloch met the Irene, one of the German fleet, at Corregldcr Island, preparing to enter the bayr and signaled to her: "We wish to communicate with you." The Irene paid no attention to the signal, and proceeded on her way until a small boat was sent out to her from the Mc Culloch. The captain of the Irene ex plained the matter by saying that he had misunderstood the signal. The action of the Irene in Interfering with the attack by the Insurgent ves sel. Flllplnas. on the Spanish garrison at Isla Grande. In Sublg bay, was In line with the attitude adopted by the German naval officers here. As soon as the Insurgents reported the matter to Admiral Dewey he dispatched the Raleigh and Concord to Sublg bay and captured the .Spanish garrison, the Irene departing hastily on the arrival of the American warships. Dewey's Protest to German Admiral. Four days ago Admiral Dewey sent an offlcer to the German flagship with n request that Admiral Dledrlchs make a statement of the German attitude In the matter of the blockade t Manila. At the same time h? deliver d a prrtest against various actions by German offi cers, such as have been ment'o-e 1 hrre. The German admiral sent an tnim-rMite explanation. Two days la er. however, he sent a protest to Admiral Dewey' against the action of American . Ulcers in boarding German h.;? coming to Manila from Mariv'.;- He cited the Incident of the McCullovlr a: d the Irene at Corregldcr Admiral Dewey replied to this very courteously, but very firmly. Hp polr.t pd out to thp German admin! that in ternational law gave to trie commander of a blockading fie t Tntror.ty to com municate with all hl'.s entering a blockaded port. As international law permitted warships to f.y any fl is they chose In order to deceive thf n?!ny, the nationality of vessel? entering the bay could not be determined absolute ly without communicating with them. He announced his Intention to com municate with nil ships entering the bay. For the German admiral's fur ther Information Admiral Dewey told him that If Germany was at peace with the United States the German naval officers here would have to change their methods, and that If Germany was at war with his nation he desired to know It at once In order that he might act accordingly. Presumably the German admiral Is still meditating on this mes sage. German Warships at Manila. The German warships now here are: The Kaiser, flagship, a first-class ar mored cruiser of 7,500 tons, mounting eight 10-lnch guns and a formidable secondary battery. The Kalserln Au gusta, a first-class steel cruiser of 8,000 tons, with twelve 5-lnch guns and a qulck-flrlng battery. The Irene, a second-class cruiser of 4.500 tons, mount ing 5-Inch and qulck-flrlng guns. The Cormoran, a third-class cruiser, about the size of the Concord, but scarcely so well armed. The Primes Wllhelm, a second-class cruiser, as large as the Baltimore, but outclassed by her In armament and speed. The Boston has gone to meet the transports conveying to Manila the sec ond detachment of troops. General Agulnaldo has removed the headquar ters of the Insurgent army from Cavlte to Bakor. ; OA for the Philippines. San Francisco, July 20.The trans port steamer Pennsylvania with the di; r first Montana Vregiment and SCO re- I crults for the First California volun teers, has sailed for the Philippines. STRIKK Siri'ATlON AT I'AXA. Mines Iteiiialned Cloned and No Serious Trouble Ocriirred. Pana, Ills.; July 20. Considering the Intense excitement and turmoil attend ing the unsuccessful cttemi t to resume operations In the coal mine Monday, Tuesday's sc enes and occurrences seem mild. An attempt to resume work at Penwell mine was renewed Tuesday. There wp equally as large a throng of union miners with their wives and sympathizers on the scene, and the armed deputies and police were there again to protect the miners and to dis perse tho crowds. All the union miners arrested Mon day vj'ere present again and were not molested. The plan of conveying the miners In carriages was abandoned by the operators because' no miner could be induced to return to work, almost all non-union miners haying been In duced to Join the union since Monday's trouble. There was no serious trouble, and r.o arrests were made. It Is now affirmed that the next move of the op erators will be to Import colored men to operate the mines. In which case all of the,iltizens would Join the miners in opposition against the negroes. DKAVI'.Y IS CAtTIOl'S. He atefralns' Trom Committing This Gov ernment in Any Way. Washington. July 20. The reported regotUtlone between the Insurgent leader' Agulnaldo and the Spanish cap tain general August!, have net yet been reported officially to our government. It Is. however, a matter of congratu lation to the offl ials lier9 that in all the relations we have had so far with the insurgents Admiral Dewey has care fully refralnel from committing the United States in any way and has never in the slightest degree relaxed the ex treme caution he adopted originally as his guiding principle In dealing with the Insurgents. Unsavory etorles of previous exhibi tions of lack of integrity on the part of the Insurgent leaders had led th? government here to adopt a very wary attitude In all communications witn this people, and the same rule of ac tion now eoverns its ccndu:t It does not follow from this that the eovernment Is convinced Agulnaldo Is playing false. There Is no doubt that the pro-Span Ish element In the Philippines and In Asia would lose r.o opportunity to ere ate that impression, with a view to causing a breach between the United States military and raval commanders and the insur-cent?, but the very sug gestion of the adoption by the Insur genta tf. the. eoun-e attributed ta them tends very strongly to retard the prep aratlon of plans by the administration to govern the future of the Philip pines" - PELAYO I? DAMAOED. Spain's Mont Powerfnt Warship Pelng Towed by a Crnlner Marseilles. July CO. A steamer which has. Just arrived here reports having sighted cn July 16, off the coast of Tun is. the Spanish fleet commanded by Admiral Camara. As the steamer TDK BATTLESniP FILATOV passed the battleship Pelayo a column of smoke suddenly Issued from her, and from the fact that a cruiser had to take the Pelayo in tow, it Is evident that the most powerful warship of Spain has been damaged. Fears for an American Hark. San Francisco. July 20. Grave fears are entertained for the safety of the American bark Kennebec, which Is out J83 days from Baltimore with a cargo of coal for this port. The ship Aryan which left Baltimore about the same time as the Kennebec, made the trip In 121 days. The Kennebec Is an old craft and well known on this coast She was wrecked at San Pedro In 1887 and was bought by W. Boole from the underwriters. She laid up in the bay for about six years and put In commls slon again In 1S93. Michigan Farmers Jubilant. Nlles. Mich.. July 20. Farmers are jubilant over the fine condition of the wheat croD. It averages from tnirty five to thirty-eight bushels per acre and in some Instances yields as high as forty-two bushels. A mammoth fruit rron has also been secured in the finest condition and the peach crop will be the largest In years. Presidential Appointment. Washington, July 20. The president has made the rouowing appointments: Robert A. Frledrlch of California, to be TTnlted States marshal for the district of Alaska; Charles Newell, receiver of public moneys at Burns. Ore.; Tsln Chlng Chung. Interpreter to the United States consulate at Canton, China. HAUL DOWN FLAG Spanish Troops at Caiman- era Surrender. 5,000 ARE MADE PRISONERS. Of This Number 2,000 Are Unfit for Service Owing to Wounds and Sickness. American Troops to Guard Santiago from the Mills Hack of the City Ten Thou sand Spanslh Within Striking Distance of the Place llombaadment of Man sanlllo by Seven American Warships Three Steamers Set on Fire. Washington, July 20. The war de partment at 3 o'clock posted the fol lowing bulletin: "Headquarters Near Santiago, July July 18. Adjutant General. Washing ton: My ordnance officer rerorts over ten thousand rifles sent In and about ten million rounds of ammunition. Send officers and troops tomorrow to receive surrender 'of Interior garrisons. About two thousand at these places. Will send officers to receive surrender of coast garrisons, Guantanamo, Uoicbon and Sagua, Panclnla. W. II. SHAFTKR, Major General." Playa del Este, July 20. A launch from the Marblehead went up the bay to Vertcaya del Toro, opposite Caiman- era, and gave formal notice to the. Spanish commander of the surrender of General Toral's troops, together with the conditions of capitulation. A limited time was fixed for hauling down the Spanish flag over Calmanera. The UANTAHi.MO HARBOR. American officer declared that If the Spanish gunboat Sandoval was disabled In any way, or If any arms, ammunl tlon, public buildings or barracks at Calmanera or Guantanamo were de stroyed the Spaniards would not be treated as prisoners of war. The flag was hauled down In the afternoon. Yellow Fever Among Prisoners. From Spanish sources It Is learned that the total force In Guantanamo and Calmanera Is about 5,000. of which number, however, only about 3,000 are fit for service, the others being disabled by sickness and wounds. Steps have been taken for a formal surrender. What disposition will be made of the prisoners has not yet been determined because of the presence of yellow fever among them. A rigid quarantine will be maintained and It Is probable that transports for the removal of the prls oners will be sent up the bay and loaded there. Instead of having the prisoners marched down here. . -- HISTORICAL PROCLAMATION. Preiddeut lnes Iimrurtlon Tor Military Government I hi:M:i?. Washington, July CO President Mc Klnlcy's proclamnMrn. declaring a mil itary government in 'antirpo de Cuba, will be historical U rrovidts In gen eral terms for the government of the province, and Is the Mrrt document of the kind ever l??ued by a president of the United States. Adjutant General Corbln has cabled the document to Gen eral Shafter, In command of the mili tary forces at Santiago. The paper Is an authorization and Instruction to General Shafter for the government of the captured territory and a proclama tion to the people of the Intentions of the United States regarding them and their Interests. Protection Is offered to all but If the civil authorities maladrr.lnlster their of fices the military governor has the pow er to expel them and Install new offi cials, even to the extent of reorganizing the courts. Revenues which belonged to the old government now go to the con queror, as also all government proper ty, and the customary taxes will be used by the military government to meet the expenses of the civic authori ties and the army. Former laws and former civil officials will be continued In force as far as possible. SANTIAGO AFTKK SURRENDER. No Evidences of Gloom on the Faces of Spanish Men an Women. Santiago Harbor, July 20. Copy righted, 1S98, by the Associated Press. Santiago Is now a city of silence. The American flag waves over the military headquarters on Morro's flagstaff and Red Cross emblems are as plentiful as the church tplres. Almost the entire population gathers about the wharves, where the Spanish shipping, now prises of the United States, will soon I e aug mented by a large fleet of transports flying the American colors. So ne s.ores. mostly for the sale of liquor or drugs, are open but their patrons are few. Beggars are In evidence. f the same Importunate sort' which makes Havana unpleasant for foreigners. Now and then a man or' woman of the better class begs the correspondents for "milk for my little one. In the name of Ood." At the dock where the Red Crosssteam er State of Texas Is unloading and pre paring for a long stay a guard from the Ninth Infantry has been mounted, but the soldiers have had little trouble, except from the inroads of bad boys, Indigenous In seaport cities. Thsra i no evldonce of glooia ).ritn k y. SfceJT faces of the Spanish men and women. These mercurial people are already laughing and are pleased at the military and naval show, and at the prospect of getting food other than rice and salt meats. Nearly all the better class of houses are closed. The residents evi dently have not yet returned from El Caney and other suburban places to which they fled on the threat of bom bardment by the land and sea forces of the United States. Filth Is noticeable everywhere, and. strange to say. the city is healthy in spite of It, but If Santiago is to continue healthy, much sanitary work is necessary. Arrange ments, therefore, are now under way to remove the most dangerous features and to improve those which tend to purify the city. The harbor of Santiago de Cub is a very beautiful place, witn Its high ramparts of mountains, groves of cocoa, palms, banana trees and flow ering shrubs pushing down to the very brink of the bay. The channel is tortuous and marked by bright blue and white buoys, or more clearly defined in places by long booms of logs marking the entrance of shallow bays and inlets. Old church es, forts and bastions share the pro montories with light, wooden houses for the summer uses of the upper class es. The harbor was the scene of a beautiful marine pageant In the after noon. A score or more cf American transports, the way being pointed out by the Suwanee. glided majestically to the quiet anchorage, something they had not enjoyed for weeks, being com pelled Instead to stand out to sea at night, to be tossed about by the waves, or to use the precarious holdlrggrounds off Daiquiri. They were fine boats. many of them being among the largest specimens of the American merchant marine. TO GUARD SANTIAGO. Troops Will De Placed on the nigh Hills Hack of the City. Washington, July 20. There are 10.- 000 Spanish troops at lioiguin. wan zanlllo and other points within striking distance of Santiago, and they might not lose an opportunity to recover the ground lost at Santiago If the place was left insufficiently protected. Thererore. the main part of Shafter's troops are to be kept on the high hills In the rear or the town until yellow fever Is stamped out. Then they will attack the Span iards If the latter can be found. It may be that Shafter's march will end at Havana. He will work as far from his base as possible after his army Is thoroughly refreshed, hunting the enemy wherever they are liable to be found. The reported bombardment of Manzanlllo is In line with the under stood purpose of the administration to secure all the principal ports of the eastern part of Santiago province ai speedily as possible and weaken the Spanish so that they cannot undertake to recover Santiago. SLAPPED SlIAFTFR'S FACE. An Incident or the Flag Raising at Santi ago de Cuba. New York, July 20. A special cable dispatch to The Herald, in describing the thrilling scenes that attended the formal surrender of the Spanish army at Santiago, relates an Incident that has caused a stir In army circles. Syl vester Scovel, a newspaper correspon dent, deliberately slapped General Shaf ter In the face because he was not al lowed to participate in the ceremony of surrender. - -- - i While the formal capitulation was be ing made, and when the time came for raising the stars and stripes, Scovel pushed his way to the roof of the pal ace. He was promptly ordered down and no further attention was paid to him. or his conduct. When the cere mony was ended, Scovel hurried to General Shafter and struck him on the cheek. He was at once arrested. Shafter Auks for Immune. Washington. July 20. General Shatt er has asked the war department to hurry forward the regiments of Im munes for service at Santiago city and vicinity In order that there may be a minimum danger of further Infection of our troops from the fever which pre vails at Santiago. Secretary Alger said that It Is probable that the total num ber of Spanish soldiers who will have to be transported to Spain will reach 25,000, estimated by General Shafter, as Toral's reports did not cover all the soldiers who would be turned over. Soldiers at Camp Alger Poisoned. Washington, July 20. Fifty-five men, belonging to company A, Twenty-second volunteers at Camp Alger, were poisoned by eating hash which had been cooked In a tln-llned vessel that had become corroded. Fifteen of the men are seriously 111 and are not expected to recover. The hash was eaten at breakfast and those who partook of It became 111 shortly afterward. Tha hospital doctors pronounce It to be ptomaine poisoning. The names of the men have not been ascertained. Roster of SpanUh Prisoners. Washington, July 20. The war de partment has received a dispatch from General Shafter saying that the roster of the prisoners has been handed In by General Toral. and that the total Is 22. 789 men. General Shafter's dispatch added that the prisoners turned over to him far exceeded in numbers the strength of his own army. Rombardmens of Manranillo. London, July 20. A special dispatch from Havana, dated Monday, saya: Seven American warships heavily bombarded Manianlllo. Three steamers of the Menendez line were set on fire. Several gunboafs that were In the har bor Issued for the defense of the town, but were stranded. The result of the bombardment Is not yet known here. Malaria at Tampa. Washington, July 20. The troops un der General Copplnger which do not go to Porto Rico wlU bo transferred to Femaxullna. on account of the malaria at Tampa, where they are now quartered. J; i