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N S A N S E I I A I O N S N I S a a on all in of 4 Office on S a Street N E W ur.M Tl. J, II. JAMES. I N N Physician and Surgeon. TKISATS EVE THKOAT, EA a NOSE. At Dr. S office riirst S a of HOME OFFICE MANKATO roiiN LINO. Attorney and Counselor, PRACTICES IN Ar,r, STATE & u. s. COURTS. Special attention paid to collections. German a«u4 Scandinavian languages spoken. Office in Masonic Block. NEW ur.M MINX, "E1INAR HOIDALE, ATTORNE AT LAW. Practices in all Courts. We shall aim to give prompt and care ful attention to all business placed in our hands. NEW UI.M, MINN. Or. PHYSICIAN AND SDRGEON Office over Pioneer Drug Store. NEW ULM, MINN. Geo. Benz&Son, I a W a a in WI nes & Mqi -ors, ST. PAUL MINN. P. Scherer. Dealer in Lumber & Coal Best Quality of Stock. Most Reasonable in Prices. Tt will Pay You to Deal With him. Offic & a on iower Centre Street- pernor of Island. PRESIDENT li'KINLEY SIGNS THE BILL. rnre-T^^-Win-GcrHtireWeet May Charles H. Allea, Assistant Secre tary of the Wavy, Will Be the First -. Civil Governor of the Island—9 '•sary of the Measure. Washington, April 13.—The presi dent has signed the Porto Rico tariff' and' civil government bill ard has ap pointed Charles H. Allen, at present assistant secretary of the, navy, as the first civil governor of Porto Rico. The following is a summary of the provi sions of the bill: From the date of the passage of the act the same custom duties are levied on all goods entering Porto Rico from for eign countries as are levied on the same goods entering the United States, save that coffee, which has free entry into the United States, is to pay a duty of five cents per pound on entering Porto CHARLES H. ALLEN. First Civil Governor of Porto Rico. Rico. Scientific, literary and artistic works and books and pamphlets printed in the English language may enter Porto Rico free of duty. The Tariff Provision. The tariff section of the bill relating to duties between the United States and Porto Rico is as follows: "That on and after the passage of this act all merchandise coming into the United States from Porto Rico and com ing into Porto Rico from the United States shall be entered at the several ports of entry upon payment of 15 per cent, of the duties which are required to be levied, collected and paid upon like articles of merchandise imported from foreign countries and in addition thereto upon articles of merchandise of Porto Rican manufacture coming into the United States and withdrawn for con sumption or sale upon payment of a tax equal to the Internal revenue tax imposed in the United States upon the like articles of merchandise of domestic manufacture such tax to be paid by internal revenue stamp or stamps to be purchased and'pro vided by the commissioner of internal revenue and to be procured from the col lector of internal revenue at or most con venient to the port of entry of said mer chandise in the United States and to be affixed under such regulations as the commissioner of internal revenue, with the approval of the secretary of the treas ury, shall prescribe and on all articles of merchandise of United States manu facture coming into,. Porto Rico in addi tion to the duty above provided upon pay ment of a tax to equal in rate and amount to the internal revenue tax imposed in Porto Rico upon the like articles of Por to Rican manufacture. Provided, that on and after the date when this act shall take effect all merchandise and articles except coffee, not dutiable under the tariff laws of the United States, and all merchandise and articles entered in Por to Rico free of duty under orders hereto fore made by the secretary of war shall be admitted into the several ports there of, when imported from the United States, free of duty, all laws or parts of laws to the contrary notwithstanding and when ever the legislative assembly of Porto Rico shall have enacted and put into op eration a system of local taxation to meet the necessities of the government of Porto Rico, by this act established, and shall by resolution duly passed so notify the president, he shall make proclamation thereof, and thereupon all tariff duties on merchandise and articles going into Porto Rico from the United States or coming into the United States from Por to Rico, and from and after such date all such merchandise and articles shall be entered at the several ports of entry free of duty and in no event shall any duties be collected after the first day of March. 1902, on merchandise and articles going into Porto Rico from the United States or coming into the Untied States from Porto Rico. At Disposal of President. "The duties collected under the above section shall-be placed at the disposal of the president to be used for the govern ment and benefit of Porto Rico until the government of" Porto Rico shall have been organized, when the moneys collect ed shall be -turned into the local treas ury of Porto Rico. Goods imported from Porto Rico and under bond shall pay only the duty imposed by this act." Governmental Provisions of Bill. The governmental provisions of the bill are: The capital shall be at San Juan. Per sons who were Spanish subjects April 11, 1899, and who have not elected to-preserve their allegiance to Spain are held to be citizens of Porto Rico and entitled to the protection of the United States. The des ignation of the boly politic is under the name, The People of Porto Rico. The laws and ordinances of Porta*Rico now in force shall continue in, full force and effect, except asr altered by this act, or by military orders, and which are not inconsistent wfth the laws of the United States. The old law forbidding the marriage of priests and ministers is repealed. Fo,fverg of the GovernoT. The vessels of Porto Rico are to be na tionalized and admitted to the benefits of the United States coasting laws. Quar antine stations are to be established. Porto Rico coin to be rated, the peso being rated at 60 cents in the exchange. Three months after the act takes effect Porto Rico coins are not to be legal tender. Property usually under the con trol of the United States will so con tinue and other properties acquired from Spain will be administered by the Porto Rican government. The governor is to be appointed by the president and hold his office for four years, having the pow ers conferred on governors of territories of the United States, but is to make his -reports through the secretary of state to the president. An Executive Cosmell.. An executive council, appointed by the president and confirmed by the senate,» elghtietb/,birthdaj. gg^^... The qualifications for -voter* elections aH -tittsens of .Potto ~B!ea absVU be allowed to vote who have been bona fide nslaentr fort^Oie y«8 aneT4vli&J*»V-. •ess the other fpiagficatfons of .voters nn.r der th#lawsand nnTftary oriers in fore* on-Mardi :lftW^subiect to such nftoUlca- «&^»« prion ana tertiWirmaV-niuanftcattons^aiaa suclr-reHfllatlibns'a^ fit registration as,may be presjradbed'by j|be executive counciL^ ttnallneatloms of Defecates. -^*No person shall he eligible to mem* bership in the house of delegates who is not 25 years o» ace and able .to read and write either the Spanish OT the IBncttsh language, -or who Is not possessed in his own Tight of taxative property, real or personal, situated in Porto Rico." °. Provision is made -for enacting legisla tion similar to that in other territories. The judicial power is vested in courts al ready established, the chief justice and associate justices and marshal to be appointed by the president judges of the district courts and other officers by' the governor 'pi Porto Riqo. There .Is -also a United States district court established similar to other territories. The/salaries of all officers appointed by the president are: Governor, 18.000 secretary, attorney general, auditor, commissioner'of the in terior, $4,000 each treasurer, $5,000 com missioner of education, $3,000 chief jus tice supreme court and United States dis trict judge, $5,000 each associate justices, $4,600 each! two marshals, each $3,000 dis trict attorney, $4,000. No export duties are to be collected, but taxes and licenses may be levied. A Commissioner. On the regular election day in Novem ber and every two years thereafter Porto Rico may choose a commissioner to rep resent the island at Washington salary, $5,600/ A commission of three members, one a native of Porto Rico, is to be named to revise arid codify the laws of Porto Rico. The act for a civil government is to go into effect May 1, 1900. PORTER RESIGNS. "President's Private Secretary Retires Because of 111 Health—G. B. Cortelyon Appointed. Washington, April 14.—Owing to con tinued ill health, Hon. John Addison Porter, secretary to the. president, has tendered his resignation and the pres ident has accepted it, to take effect May 1 next. George B. Cortelyon. of New York, the present assistant secretary to the president, has been appointed to the office. Mr. Cortelyou wasborn in New York city, July 26, 1862, and belongs to one of the oldest families. His grandfather, Peter Croyleus Cortelyou, Sr., for 40 years a HON. GEORGE B. CORTELYOU. The New Private Secretary to the Pres ident. member of the type founding firm of George Bruce & Co., and his father, Peter C. Cortelyou, Jr., were prominent fig ures in New York business and. social circles a generation ago. In 1884 he was appointed confidential stenographer in the United States ap praiser's office at New York, but re signed upon the change of administration in March, 1885. In October, 1889, he was appointed private secretary to the post office inspector in charge at New York, and two years later became-private sec retary to Fourth Assistant Postmaster General Rathbone. He resigned in March, 1892, but was reappointed by Assistant Postmaster General Maxwell. In No vember, 1895, he was appointed stenog rapher to the president, and a few months later executive clerk to Mr. McKinley. He was made assistant secretary to the president in 1898. -. Exports During March. Washington, April 12.—The month ly statement of the export of ^domes tic products issued by the bureau of statistics, shows exports during March as follows: Breadstuffs, $16,868,270 cattle and hogs, $2,171^016 provisions, $13,366,535 cotton, $33,096,758 min eral oils, $6,494,981. Acting Boatswain. Washington, April-12.—Osborn Deig nan, who was one of the crew of he Merrimac when that vessel was sunk in. the harbor of Santiago, has been appointed an acting boatswain in the navy and assigned to duty on the gun boat Marietta. Murder and Suicide. Chicago,April 11.—Because he wished to return to his divorced wife, from whom he had been separated two years, John Tomarek, an expressman, shot and fatally wounded his second wife and then shot and killed himself. A Farmers' Trust. Minneapolis, Minn., April 14. A movement has begun to form the farmers of the world into a trust to reduce the production of wheat and raise t*he price to one dollar a bushel. Honorably Discharged, Washington, April 12.—Lieut. Col. Webb C. Hayes, son of the late Pres ident Hayes, has been honorably dis charged from the. army at his own re quest. ,'- -i Death of a Centenuarian.^ Pana, 111., April 14.—Mrs. Bridget Gormann, aged 102 years, died here Friday. She has been a resident of Pana for over 50 years. '.-'"'li^/r -•%5ifts to Collea-ess--'^: '^Chicago, April 14. ,— Br. D. K. Pear sons, of this city, gave away $500,000 to various small colleges-to celebrate Ida BOBEBTSlfWRTSTKHEllYlCTyL Enarllsh Casualties V* 4o A*alT?-Jkmt is 'B»**he*» A air angry Fortlfted «n a, I of Hul» ''-J^berts^li^ts. Be Preparing? for Forward Movement. „, c* ~"~z,^ci t,*. *. S'' Ladysmith April 10," THe Boera, opened fire this morning early, send ing shells into the British camp at Elandalaagte from three .positions widely, separated. The mhelhv did no damage. The troops moved out to re connoiter and found the Boers in strong force and well fortified. One naval 4.7-inch gun replied to the Boers, who have again placed a-long Tom in position. Victory is Claimed. ^London, April 11.—Latest reports from South Africa increase the feeling of depression that prevails in the pub lic mind. The special correspondent of the Daily Mail sends this dispatch from Brandfort. April v8, via Lourenzo Mar ques, dated Tuesday: ,, "Yesterday Gen. De Wet Inflicted the hird defeat of the British within a week at Meerkatsfontein. killing and wounding GOO. He captured 300, with 12 wagons, los ing five Boers killed and nine wounded/' Robert* Reports Enemy Active. London, April 12.-r-Lord Roberts wires to the war office from1 Bloem fontein, under date of Tuesday. A gril 10, as follows: "The enemy have been very active dur ing the past few days. One commando is now on the north bank of the Orange river,-not far from Allwal North, whlio another* ir attacking Wepener. The ear* rison there is holding out bravely and in flicted serious loss on the Boers. Maj. Springe of the Gape mounted rifles, was killed. No other casualties have been re ported as yet. •'The troops'are being moved up rapidly. A patrol of six men of the Seventh dragoon guards under Lieut. Wetherly, which had been reported missing since April 7, has returned safely." British Casualties Mount Up. The war office issued Wednesday aft ernoon a return of the total British casualties up to April 7. It was as follows: Killed in action, 211 officers and 1,960 men died of wounds, 48 officers' and 465 men missing and prisoners, 168 officers and 3,722 men died of disease, 47 officers and 1,485 men accidental deaths, 3 officers and 34 men repatriated invalids, 288 officers and 4,934 men. Total, 13,365, exculsive of the sick and wounded- now in hospital. To the war office returns of casual ties must be added the losses of the last week and the wounaed, aggre gating about 10,000 men, making a grand total of upwards of 23,000 offi cers and men put out of action. Whole Line Fortified. London, April 12.—The correspondent of the Daily Mail, at Lourenzo Marques, says: "Thirty-five thousand Boers, with 90 guns, are concentrated on the range of hills between Kroonstad and Winburg. The whole line is fortified and is almost impregnable." ,.: .^^\ Roberts. Preparing. ,- ...' London, April J3.—-Quiet assurances are passed' around "among military men that Lord Boberls' y^emplbyrtig' his great army effectively and -that the adventurous Boer commandoes are likely to be enmeshed. Scraps, of news—a detail here' and another "there —have reached England tb-hight over comparatively idle eables,:butithey do not illuminate the situation. Holding Out 'Well. London, April 14.—The war office has received the following, dispatch from Gen. Roberts: "Bloemfontein, April 13.—The enemy's movements south have been checked. Wepener is still surrounded, but the lit tle garrison is holding out well. Troops are being moved to their assistance. The health of the troops is good and the cli mate perfection." Boer Losses. London, April 14.—The Daily Mail publishes the following dispatch from Lourenzo Marques: The actual Boer losses to the end of March, including prisoners, are estimated at 12,000. At present there are several thousand Boers in Natal, and 35,000 in the Free State. Death of a Veteran. Quihcy, 111., April 13.—Maj. Martin M. Burke, of the regular army, died at St. Mary's hospital Thursday morning of pneumonia. He was superintendent of National Cemeteries, and came here some-weeks ago to superintend the transfer of the bodies of' 400 soldiers from Woodland to the new national cemetery in Graceland. a an Cincinnati, April 11.—Mahala Moore (colored), 120 years old, was the prin cipal witness in the divorce case of Jane against Isaac Tate before Judge Spie gel. Mrs. Moore testified that she was born when Washington was making his campaign on the James river against the British. In Effect May 1. Washington, April 14. Secretary Gage has decided thatvthe customs fea ture of the Porto Eico tariff and gov ernmental bill goes into operation May 1 next. iv a a -. Cripple Creek, Col., April 14. —"Miss Nellie Lewis has been awarded $50,000 for breach of promise against Million aire Sam Strong, of this city. Commodore Mayo Dead. Washington. April 11.—Commodore William K. Mayo, United States navy, retired, died at his home in this city, aged 76 years. 1 '-4*^g t, Fruit Crop Killed. £& Wichita, San., April 13:—Ice ^quar ter of an inch thick formed'here and farmers report that the fruit crop is jdMed. rm^J-^j, '"tSSf?-** -Hf* ANDREW J. ECKSTEIN DEALER IN DRUGS, MEDICINE, CHEMICAL3 Toilet Articles, Perfumery, Books, Sta tionery, Trusses, Supporters, Shoulder Braces. Crutches, etc. Paints, Oils, Var nish Glass and Artists' Supplies. Pure Wines and Liquors for medical purposes. Blacksn?iti?ir g, We guarantee to do Jjoth in a satisfact ory manner. If you have a lame or in terfering horse, give us a call. 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