PEMBINA, NORTH DAKOTA.
Family trees originated from geneal*
Kentuckians to a man are in favor of
war on the water.
Many a man Btarves today while
feeding on tomorrow's hopes.
Warm weather has a tendency to In
crease the floating population at sea
It's poor consolation to the girl who
has been stung by a bee to know that
bees are partial to sweet things.
What defense could Uncle Sam put
up if Spain sued for damages for giv
ing her imprisoned troops indiges
Spanish soldiers now refuse to go
Into any battle unless they see the
Bign "A Hard Boiled Egg with Every
Matanzas had great fun at the mili
tary funeral of the mule killed in the
bombardment. This shows that even
the Spaniard knows when to salute his
A Boston jury has awarded $10,-COO
damages to a man whose toe was
crushed by a cake of ice as it fell from
a delivery wagon. The company con
siders this a very cold deal.
Spain has a new explosive called daza
with which it is hoped to accomplish
wonders. It is projected in the form
of a rocket and is guaranteed to sink
anything from a rowboat to an is
It is a sad story that comes from
Spearfish, S. D., to the effect that the
late Mrs. De Ledeboer died of a broken
heart, produced by grief over her son
going to the front with the Dakota
troops. The Dakota contingent was
sent to Manila to support Dewey, and
Mrs. Ledeboer feared that her boy
would never return. None but the
mothers can ever know how their
heart strings were pulled when their
boys shouldered muskets and marched
away under old glory to meet such fate
as might be decreed to them. But
the boys will come home one of these
days, and then how proud the mothers
will be of them.
In the opinion of Carlos S. Fox, for
mer United States vice-consul at San
tiago, the surrender of that Spanish
stronghold means the resumption of
business, with good chances for wide
awake, active business men, who grasp
the situation early to reap the great
est benefits. He says that, except a
match factory in Santiago, there are
no manufacturing plants in eastern
Cuba. Everything the people wear,
eat and drink comes from other coun
tries. This being the case, there will
be a first-class opportunity for all
manufacturing enterprises. The land,
which is fertile, but so far has not
been properly tilled, is well adapted to
raising coffee, sugar, tobacco and cat
tle, which, according to Mr. Fox, could
be sent to the United States without
causing competition with home pro
ducts. In the interior the land abounds
with mahogany, cedar and other kinds
of timber. Concluding, the vice-consul
eays that a railroad is needed from
Santiago to Havana, a distance of about
400 miles. This would greatly develop
The latest reports from the Arctic
gold fields indicate a decided change of
sentiment among the miners in favor
of seeking their gold on the American
side of the line. Such a revulsion was
to be expected and the idea is to be
commended. The Klondike is not the
only gold region in the Yukon valley.
There is every reason to believe that
there are just as rich deposits in the
Alaskan streams as in those of the
northwest territory, and they can be
prospected and worked under much
more liberal restrictions. The fact that
the Klondike output of gold has fallen
somewhat below what even the most
conservative expected is in large part
due to the needlessly heavy tax laid on
mining enterprises by the Canadian
government. The fact that the govern
ment has collected a tax of 5800,000 on
,000,000 is bound to have its deterrent
effect upon the full development of the
country. There is reason to believe
that the Canadian authorities have
overreached themselves in this matter,
and the marked movement that has
now begun toward Alaskan streams
promises soon to prove that Canada's
loss will be our gain. Forty Mile creek,
which was the original Yukon gold
field, is being worked again, and it is
Just as reasonable to expect that new
.and richer strikes will be made on our
•aide of the line as on the other. Am
erican prospectors will do well in fu
ture to keep this fact in mind and lo
cate their claims where they can
work them without exorbitant taxa
It been suggested that the deslg-
ion "battle of July Third" be ap
3d to the great naval engagement
marked the destruction of the
)e Verde fleet. As the fighting on
about Santiago was chiefly con
Aned to battle of El Caney and the
•terming of San Juan these two names
fill cover the army's part sufficiently.
There is no reason, therefore, why the
designation of Santiago should not be
.qfjNl' in distinguishing the naval vie- Beatrice, yho has been missing, Ht
twjr, or, if It ii desired to be still more was known to have $1,000 Jn cash and
Athita, "the naval battle of Santiago" negotiable securities.
•pJI A»mr rttjvrpofl*.
PITH OF THE NEWS
EVENTS or THE PAST WEEK IN A
A ... -fe
4 General Resume of the Host Im
portant Hew* of the Week From
All Parte of the Globe, Dolled
Down and Arranged la Con
venient Form for Rapid Peraaal
By Busy People.
The United States government lias
placed an order in England Cor 10,000,
Regulations have been Issued con
cerning military taxes to be collected
in the Philippines.
Gen. Miles has official acknowledg
ment from Capt. Gen. Macias that the
latter acquiesces in the terms of peace.
It has been decided by the postoffice
authorities to allow all mail addressed
to Spain to proceed as before hostili
The subsistence department will
'have plenty of supplies ready to for
ward to Cuba in case it is found nec
The secretary of the treasury has di
rected that vessels of the United States
July will be cleared with the transpor
tation of merchandise between the
United States and Porto Rico.
The express companies have been in
formed that the law does not state
whether the company or the shipper
shall 'hear the revenue tax, but that
Ihe company shall be held responsible
Cor its payment.
Several promotions in the marine
rorps have resulted from the advance
ment of Lieut. Col. W. R. Huntington
to the grade of colonel. Maj. R. I..
Meade becomes a lieutenant colonel.
Capt. J. M. T. Young a major. First
Lieut. C. H. Laeheimer a captain, and
Second Lieut. J. H. Russell a first lieu
People Talked Abont.
The death of Dr. Zeller, the musical
composer, is aunounced at Berlin.
Mrs. Nelson A. Miles and Miss Miles
will join Gen. Miles at Ponce, Porto
Sir William Augustus Frazer, bar*..
the author and one of the queen's
bodj guard for Scotland, is dead.
Elinor J. Gourdain. Company K. Sec
ond New York volunteers, and John D.
Brawand, Third United States infant- 'eipIS_„at. Santiago. _frem_ July
ry died at Fort McPherson, Ga., of ty
King Leopold II. of Belgium has
promised to visit Hartford City, lud..
Dn his coming American tour. Many
jf his former subjects are employed
the glass factories.
The reported death of Mrs. Terriss,
widow of the actor who was mur
lered by Richard Arthur Prince Dec.
1 last, proves to have been an error.
Mrs. Terriss is seriously ill in London.
Two members of a threshing crew in
Idaho were killed by lightning. Three
others were severely injured.
Horace Adcock. twelve years of age,
died from fright received during a
heavy electrical storm at Macomb, 111.
Samuel Byers of New York was
Jrowned .'n the St. Joseph (Mich.) river,
near the Truseott boat works. His
body was recovered.
Severe wind, hail and rain storms,
which visited Southwestern Iowa and
Western Illinois, caused considerable
damage to grain and fruit.
A conflagration devastated a vast
area in the packing house district at
Fresno, Cal. The loss is estimated at
nearly half a million dollars.
The steel Yukon river steamer Ma
bel Lane, owned by Lane «fc Cole of
Chicago, and in tow of the steamer
Portland for St. Michael, was lost in
Bering sea by the foolish action of .a
frightened crew.. The men were saved
with great difficulty.
A caboose and several cars ran off a
siding on the Valley railway at Akron,
Ohio, colliding with a freight. Chub
Murray, brakeman. of Leavittsburg.
•C'.'io., and Ross Morris, an operator, of
Fairmont, W. Va.., were killed. Both
were asleep in the caboose.
Advices from Melbourne report that
the American bark C. C. Funk, Capt.
Xissea. which sailed from Tacoma
May 22 for Melbourne, has been
reeked on Flinders Island, Tasmania.
Eleven of those on board, including
Capt. Nissen, his wife and two chil
dren, were drowned.
A great fire at Nijni Novgorod, capi
tal of the government of the same
name, near the confluence of the Oka
and the Volga, about 250 miles north
east of Moscow, has destroyed a num
ber of factories and eighty houses.
Forty persons have been injured, and
damage to the amount of 1,500,000
roubles lias been done.
John Searles, a wealthy farmer,
killed his wife and himself at Prince
ton, 111. With his pocket knife he cut
his wife's throat.
Rev. Fluvius J. Borbst of Chicago is
accused by his wife of having given
her the alternative of poison or a re
volver with which to end her life.
Mrs. Womert, wife of Emanuel Wo
mert. who was murdered in bed near
Lancaster, Pa., by supposed burglars,
while lfis wife was asleep by his side,
J. W. Jago, chief officer of the White
Star Line steamship Britannic, who is
held at London on a warrant issued at
the request of the United States em
bassy on the charge of embezzlement
and., larceny, was refused bail and re
manded for a week.
The body of Thomas Jansen was
found in a well on the farm of Andrew
Hawkins, near StockvtUe, Neb. Jan
sen was a -wealthy money leaner from
The American Bar association held
Its anuual convention at Saratoga. N.
Eight deaths from sunstroke oc
curred In Paris.
Colombia has agreed to all the points
of Italy's ultimatum regarding the
The bubonic plague Is again epidem
ic at Bombay. There were 103 deaths
officially reported last week.
Japanese papers say the government
will protest against the .United States
olding the Hawaiian islands.
A violent shock of earthquake was
felt at Messina recently, throwing the
inhabitants into a great panic.
The British press makes favorable
comment upon the conclusion of the
Spanish-American peace protocol.
A dispatch published in St. Peters
burg declares that England has as
sumed a protectorate over the whole of
The Portuguese ministry has re
signed, and Senor Jose Sucanio has
been charged with the task of forming
a new cabinet.
The lights in the harbor at TenerifTe.
Canary islands, which were extin
guslied shortly after the declaration
•of war, have been relit.
The death is announced at London
of Ferdinand Linke, a usurer, who was
worth £2,000,000. His estate will go
to his daughter, who is a domestic ser
The London Daily Mail's Biaritz cor
respondent says: It is clear that ev
erything is ready for a Carlist upris
ing immediately upon the conclusion
of peace negotiations.
William Ogilvie. the newly appoint
ed commissioner of the Yukon, says
he lias no power to abate the royalty
on Klondike gold or to deal with the
matter of the government reserved
After Sept. 1 a bounty will be grant
ed by the French government on re
fined French native and colonial su
gars, for export, as follows: Per hun
dred kilos, first grade, 2.42 francs
second grade, 2.77 francs third grade,
Republicans of the Fourth Wiscon
sin district nominated Theobald Otjen
New York capitalists will start a
bank at San Juan. Porto Rico. It will
HI capitalized at $300,000.
The French ambassador and his staff
recently paid a visit to the tomb of
Washington at Mount Vernon.
Gen. Shafter reports the customs re
Aug. 13. inclusive. SoS.-445.24.
The Picadilly club of Cincinnati has
had made a beautiful loving cup which
is to be presented to Admiral Dewey.
Andrew Carnegie has offered the
town council of the to^m of Dumfries.
Scotland, the sum c-f £10.000, to build
a public library.
Charles W. E'epauw of New Albany,
Ind., has filed a petition of bankruptcy.
He places his liabilities at $450,000
and assets at £45.000.
The attorney general of Ohio has de
cided to bring an action against the
American Steel and Wire company,
under the anti-trust law.
The twelfth biennial convention of
the Bavarian societies of North Amer
ica have closed at Pittsburg. Cincin
nati was chosen for the next meeting
Gov. Culberson and his entire cab
inet, accompanied by forty prominent
state politicians, left Atlanta, Ga., for
the Omaha exposition in a special
The conference of state and provin
cial boards of health in session at De
troit, declared tuberculosis to have
killed more people than any other af
The Pullman company recently dis
tributed almost $S,000.000 in dividends
to the stockholders. This was a spe
cial dividend, amounting to $20 per
Gen. Wilson, chief of engineers, has
ordered all mines, cables and electrical
apparatus connected with harbors and
rivers of the United States moved as
rapidly as possible.
A syndicate has been formed of all
the alleged heirs of the late merchant
prince, A. T. Stewart, and they have
determined to make one more fight for
the money they claim to be entitled to.
Ilarry P. Young of Middletown, Pa.,
on whose farm it is proposed to estab
lish a military camp, secured a prelim
inary injunction against the Pennsyl
vania Railway company to prevent it
building stations on the farm.
The directors of the Home brewery
of Indianapolis have voted to sell the
plant to the Indiana Brewing com
pany, which is supposed to represent
the malt trust. The price to be paid is
Creditors of the estate of the late
Adolph Sutro of San Francisco, have
been busy for several days on an in
vestigation. The total indebtendness
is a trifle over $700,000 and the ap
praised value is more than three times
Tennessee Republicans meet in state
convention at Nashville and nominate
James A. Fowler of Clinton for gov
ernor. The platform indorses the ad
ministration of President McKinley
and reaffirms allegiance to the St.
Gen. C. Hart Merrlam, chief of the
United States biological survey on the
Pacific coast, says: "We are working
out the natural life belts of animals
and plants so as to determine what
plants are best adapted to specific re
gions. A bulletin will soon be issued.
A conference of manufaoturers -and
business men of Illinois will be beld to
discuss the development and further
ance, by the government, of Its trade.
John Wanamaker of Philadelphia, Sen
ator C. K. Davis of Minnesota and
Senator C: W. Fairbanks of Indiana
have been invited.
Mrs. J. J. Gest of Cincinnati, who
has made an inspection of the army
camps reports that In the Sixty-ninth
New Yorkttoe only fund for the pur
chase of delicacies for the sick is de
rived from the profits of the canteen.
EARLY CONVOCATION OF CORTES
AGAINST HIS WISHES.,
Peace Conditions Tliua Fated to
Paaa Twice Through the Fire of
Parliamentary Dlacuaalon, Flrat
In Embryonic State aa Defined In
the Protocol and Subaeqnently In
Fully Developed Treaty Form—
Indlentiona That the Seawlon Will
Be Extremely Lively—Awkward
Queatlona Likely to Be Aaked an
to KeapouNlblllty for Blnudcra.
London. Aug. 27.—The Madrid cor
respondent of the Times says: The
convocation of the cones for Sept. 5
indicates that Senor Sagasta liad to
capitulate to a majority of his col
leagues. The chief advocate cf the
early assembling of the cortes was the
minister of justice. Senor Groisario, a
recognized authority ou intricate ques
tions. The peace conditions are thus
fated to pass twice through the lire of
parliamentary discussion—tirst in em
bryonic state as defined in the protocol
and subsequently iu fully developed
treaty form. There are indications
that the session will be extremely
lively. The government will have to
justify the suspension of the constitu
tion. the censorship and the opposition
members of the chamber will make
strong efforts to rouse the nation from
its culpa We lethargy. Prolonged dis
cussions on the chief incidents of the
war are probable and awkward ques
tions are likely to be asked as to the
responsibility for the blunders. The
discussion of the protocol is likely to
be prolonged and animated, but it can
hardly have any practical importance
because the fate of the Antilles is ir
revocable and the Philippine question
eannoi be minutely examined before
the Taris commission meets. The
bishop of Tara^rona. in a pastoral, and
many newspapers and the clergy de
plore the rage throughout the coun
try for amusements, which culminated
:n the unusual spectacle of women act
ing as loTTi'Dos in a bull fight here, a
Thing most inappropriate when the
country is mourning the loss of brave
The L«H of ihe Army Has Embarked
Washington. Aug. 27. The last of
Shafter"s army will sail from Cuba to
day. The following dispatch was re
ceived from Gen. Shafter at the war
Command all embarked this morn
ins esc-epi Twenty-fourth infantry, de
tachment of recruits for First Illinois
volunteers and a part of the Ninth
Massachusetts volunteer infantry, all
of which will embark to-morrow morn
ing on transports now here. Gen. Butt
is with First Illinois on Berlin and
Berkshire, with 350 convalescents, left
this morning for Montauk Point. I
will leave with headquarters and one
company of First infantry on the Mex
ico by noon to-day. Instructions about
Orizaba proceeding to Montauk Point
just received. Allegheny left yester
day with Ninth Massachusetts on
board. Unionist, having on board one
company of First Illinois and private
horses, leaves to-day. Saratoga, with
Lieut. Col. Freedman and 350 of the
Fifth infantry arrived this morning
300 more expected on the Knicker
bocker in two or three hours.
IT WAS HASTY.
Spaniard*! Complain of the Surren
der of Santineo.
Madrid, Aug. 27. The newspapers
say the general public display consid
erable disgust at the hasty surrender
of Santiago de Cuba, since hearing the
stories of the adequate defensive con
ditions prevailing there told by the
repatriated soldiers who arrived yes
terday at Corunna by the Spanish
steamer Alicante. There have been
6ix deaths among the returned soldiers
since their arrival, and many others
are feared. A special commission is
now meeting to decide upon the ques
tion of quarantine. The military au
thorities have begun the distribution
of arrears to pay to the repatriated
RETURN OF SPANISH SOLDIERS.
Likely to Straighten Out the Coan
London, Aug. 27.—The Madrid corre
spondent of the Standard says: There
is nothing likely to straighten the coun
try's disillusions out more than the re
turn of the repatriated soldiers. Of
the 225,000 soldiers sent to the Antilles
in 181)5 50,000 have died and 175,000 of
them have returned home, or are re
turning, to be disbanded after being
paid a portion of their nine months'
back pay. The pacific condition of the
country averts the danger of the dis
contented soldiers being made the tools
of political or military intriguers and
Strike Haa Been Settled.
New York, Aug. 27.—The strike that
has been in progress for the past few
weeks at the Hoe Press company's
works lias been- settled. Six hundred
of the striking machinists will return
to work Monday morning at the old
For Stealing a Wheel.
Baraboo, Wis., Aug. 27.—Max Krell
has been arrested on the charge of
stealing C, A. Stanton's bicycle last
May. He is a brother of F. W. Krell
who was sent to prison last week for
stealing a bicycle.
Rained the Tobacco.
Suffleld, Conn., Aug. 27. A severe
wind storm leveled ten tobacco barns
In the northern part of the town, blew
down many trees and crippled the
electric light service. The damage Is
State Convention M4eta and Noml
OshKosh, Wis.,1 Aug. 27.—The state
Prohibition convention Adopted a plat
form declaring against the liquor traf
fic In the usual terms, against monopo
lies, for the abolition of the pass sys
tem, for the reduction of public ex
penses, and, finally, all territory nc
quired by, and lately annexed to, the
United States shall be under prohibi
tion. The following ticket was nom
inated: Governor, E. W. Cbnilin, Wau
kesha lieutenant governor, Willis W.
Cooper, Kenosha secretary of state,
C. F. Cronk, Madison attorney gener
al, Wesley Mott, Neenah state super
intendent, Prof. A. L. Whltcomb, Ev
ansville state treasurer, William Lar
sen, Green Bay railroad commission
er, George Clitheroe, West Superior
insurance commissioner, Edward Ber
gen, Whitehall. The convention ad
journed after holding a mass meeting.
SUPPLIES FOR ALASKA.
Two Steamera, Loaded, Leave Seat
tle for St. Mlchaela.
Seattle, Wash., Aug. 27.—The steam
ers Kival and Brixliam have sailed
for St. Michaels with fifty passeng
ers and a large amount of freight.
The Brixliam carried 1(!5 tons of sup
plies for the United States geological
survey corps at St. Michaels, and 900
cases of clothing and supplies for the
Canadlau mounted police at Dawson.
111NDS OF SIIAKOl'EI^
Named by the Third Dlntrlct Dema.
Hutchinson. Minn., Aug. 27.—Charles
G. llinds of Shakopee was nomiuateU
by acclamation for congress by the
Democratic convention of the Third
district, on a platform indorsing the
Chicago platform, opposing entangling
foreign alliances, and upholding the
Prenldent of the SeieutiNtM.
Boston, Mass., Aug. 27. After a
prolonged session the council of the
American association for the advance
ment of science elected- Prof. Edward
Orton president for 1809. It also fixed
upon Columbus, Ohio, as the next
place for holding the annual conven
tion. Prof. Orton is the state goologist
of Ohio and was born at Deposit, N.
Y., March 0, 1S29.
Chinese Subject on the List.
•Washington, Aug. 27.— The pension
office has granted a pension to Ah
Cum. a Chinese subject and widow of
Pascal Martin, a sailor of the United
States navy, to whom he was married
in Shanghai in 1S95. Three children
were born to the couple. The .widow
will receive ?S per month and the chil
dren $2 a month each.
Millions of Acrea Involved
Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 27.—Special
Master Cary filed two reports in the
Northern Pacific cases, which turn
over four million acres of land to the
creditors of the road and slice off just
that much from the preferred stock
holders. The lands in question are
in Minnesota and North Dakota, east
of the Missouri river.
To Settle a Bonndnry Dlapnte.
Valparaiso, Aug. 27. The Chilean
and Argentina commissions to settle
the boundary dispute met at Santiago
de Chile. It is rumored, however, that
the Argentina commissioner, Senor
Moreno, arrived without definite pro
posals for the demarkation of the boun
dary. and it is. feared that further
trouble will arise.
Madrid, Aug. 27. Much comment
has been caused by the fact that the
telegram giving details of the capitula
tion of Manila was signed by Gen.
Cejeiro, instead of by Gen. Jaudenes.
The Carlist chief at Oviedo, Alesandro
Arguellez, has been arrested.
Whipped by Ryan.
Louisville, Ky., Aug. 27.—The colors
of an aspirant for the welter-weight
championship was trailed in the dust
when the Australian Jimmy Ryan dis
posed of Bobby Dobbs, the crack Si.
Louis fighter, in fourteen rounds of
Poatnl Service for Porto Rico.
Washington, Aug. 27. Postmaster
General Emory Smith will dispatch a
commission to Porto Bico shortly to
examine* into the postal necessities
there and make recommendations for
the establishment of a complete ser
Free Baptiata in Seaaion.
Ocean Park. Old Orchard. Me., Aug.
27. The thirteenth triennial general
conference of the Free Baptist de
nomination opened in the Ocean Park
temple to-day with President Mosher
of Hillsdale, Mich., in the chair.
Welcome Returning Soldier*.
Cleveland. Ohio, Aug*27.—A well at
tended, mass meeting of citizens was
held in Memorial hall to appoint com
mittees to arrange for the reception
home of the Cleveland military or
ganizations which went to war.
Capt. Clnrk'a lllneaa.
Philadelphia, Aug. .27.—Capt. Clark,
of the battleship Oregon, was carried
through here on his way to New York,
where he will be placed in the naval
hospital to be treated for dysentery.
Cropa at Mapleton.
Mapleton, Aug. 27.—Harvesting and
stacking are all over and threshing is
fairly under way wheat is averaging
about twenty-two bushels-per acre In
this vicinity. Corn is fine.
Farmer Barned Ont.
Albert Lea, Minn., Aug. 27.—John M.
Flindt's farm house, wind mill and ice
house were burned. The loss is $3,000
and there is some insurance.
London, Aug. 27,—Sir John Bronston,
former assistant under secretary of
state for the colonies, and at one time
attorney general for Queensland, and
Admiral Sir James Elphinstone Era
klne have been appointed to investi
gate the French treaty rights in New
Snffera From Heat.
Cincinnati, Aug. 27.— Michael Riley
died from sunstroke. Jacob Marlen
steln. Patrick Holeran and William
llinch were prostrated by the heat.
va if*** ri
IS WITH US
DECLARES AMERICANS CAN COUNT
ON HIS CO-OPBRATIOlf.
Bay* He Is Anxlona to Support
American Anthority~Haa ladaeeft
Other Rebel Leader* to Accept HI*
View The Inaursent Chief Saya
He Dealrca the Dlabnndment of
the Rebel Army and the Return
*he Soldiera to the Provlncca—
Hopea Americana Will Eatabllah
a Free and Liberal Government-
Rebellion Spreading: la the South.
New York, Aug. 27.— The Herald's
correspondent at Manila says: I have
just had an interview with Gen.
Aguinaldo in Bancoor. The insurgent
leader declares that he is anxious to
support the authority of the United
States in the Philippines, and that he
has persuaded the other rebel leaders
to accept his views: It is his desire
now that the insurgent army be -dis
banded and return to the provinces. He
complains of, a lack of honesty and
military talent in the rebel leaders,
and says that he has not an army, but
only an unruly rabble. He added that
he trusts the United States will form
a free and liberal government and
says that the Americans can count on
his co-operation. The rebellion is
spreading in the south. Sorsogon has
fallen in the hands of the rebels, five
Spaniards being killed in the assault
on the place.
MONITORS COME NORTH.
Four of Them Ordered to Proceed to
Newport, R. I.
Washington, Aug. 27.—The four big
monitors, Terror, Puritan, Miantono
moh and Amphitrite and the cruiser
Montgomery have been ordered by the
navy department to Newport, R. I. It
had been thought the monitors would
be used in the large ports of Cuba and
Porto Rico, but it has now been de
cided to send them north. The Mian
tonamoh is at Dry Tortugas and the
others are in West Indian waters. The
extreme heat has told severely on of
ficers and men of the monitors, these
craft having very limited accommoda
tions above deck.
DAVIS AND FRYB.
Two Senators Again Confer on Work
of Peace Commiaaion.
Washington, Aug. 27—Senator Davis,
of Minnesota and Senator Frye of
Maine, who have been selected for
peace commissioners, arrived at the
White House a little before 10 o'clock
and immediately began a conference
with the president over the coming la
bors of the commission at Pa^is. The
conference lasted two hours and a
half, and then the two senators called
on Secretary Day, who will be the
chairman of the commission.
He Leavea New York on Hia War
Westport, Conn., Aug. 27.—Roar Ad
miral W. S. Schley is on his way to
New York. He was accompanied by
his son-in-law, R. S. Wortley. The ad
miral apparently had completely re
covered from his indisposition. Upon
reaching New York he will proceed im
mediately to his ilagship, the Brook
lyn. where he will spend the day. To
morrow he will be joined by Mrs.
Schley and with her will proceed to
MUSTER THEM OUT.
Troopa at San Frnnciftco Now Ex
pect to Be Sent Home.
San Francisco, Aug. 27. Gen. Mor
riam is expected back from Honolulu
by Sept. 20 at least, and, according to
prevailing opinion at army headquar
ters, the Philippine troops here will
then be mustered out and Gen. Shafter
will return to take his former place at
the head cf the department of Cali
fornia, Gen. Merriam returning to the
department of the Columbia.
SPANISH WAR VETERANS.
They Will Be Admitted to the Army
and Navy Union.
Leavenworth, Kan., Aug. 27. Na
tional Commander Henry Sliindler, of
the Regular Army and Navy union,
has announced a decision admitting to
membership in the order all persons
who served during the Spanish-Ameri
can war, whether in the permanent or
temporary establishment of the army.
ONE SOUTH DAKOTA PRIVATE
Died on the Voyage to Manila—
Othera All Well.
Washington, Aug. 27.—The war de
partment has just received the follow
ing from Gen. Merritt at Manila:
Rio de Janeiro and Pennsylvania ar
rived yesterday all well no casualties
excepting Private Wenks, First South
Dakota, who died between San Fran
cisco and Honolulu.
BOUND FOR SANTIAGO.
Knnaaa Colored Troopa Leave on the
New York, Aug. 27. The United
States transport Vigilancia passed
Sandy Hook, bound out, at 7 o'clock
this morning. She had the Twenty
third regiment of colored infantry
from Topeka, Kan., on board, bound
Gov. Matthew* StrlckehV':
.Lafayette, Ind., Aug. 27. Former
Gov. Claude- Matthews was stricken
with paralysis at Meharry's Grove,
where he was attending the old set
tler's meeting. He had Just concluded
his address when stricken. He Is
speechless and his right side Is nar
French Craiaer Fonadered.
Paris, Aug. 27.~The evening paper*
report that the French armored cruiser
Brulx has foundered In the Indian
ocean, but the rumor Is not confirmed.
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