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VOL. ZLIV. VO 21. ROCS ISLAUD, ILL., MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11. 1SS5. FCXC3 IXXHE3 G3T3. CRISIS IS AT HAND. Fata of the Cuban Republic May Be Soon Settled. CAMPOS ABOUT BEAST TO STRIKE, And In.urgruU Prepared to Sleet the Blow ;rrt Military Activity In fconta Clara an-l othrr lrmrlncr firforui Offered to the t ulmin Ceaeral Koanl-l of tUe MlMtton HpmnWh Moldien Kearen aa Ameriraa llrig and rind Nothing. Havana, Xov. 11. It U now admitted, evun In ofllcUl cin-Im, thnt the IniurgunU havu recently madu uch nfrrcsa In tho UiflVtvnt pruvlnoea thrv are opi-rating in ml that they tmve recti vwl uch a quan tity of anna, ammunition and dynamite that affairs may bo anid to bo rcncliing a crinia. Thi-re in no dnubt that the head quarter of Cuptain GfiienU Martinox do t'tiuioa, Die city uf Panta Clara, capital at tho proviriro of that namo, U being lowly but aurvljr invented by tho lnur vnt foro. Tltry arc advancing from all lili-a, but mainly from tho province of I'wrtu 'rinrljic. Gvnoml Maximo Go ilio insurant commandor-ln chiof, huA aumii tho bordora with a considur ablu IhaIj- of men and la now encamped mar Hirimiira, Muth of tho Important lown nf ttmrtl rlplritns, whh-h In occupied by a contlil.'rnblo IxxJy of .Spanish troops. Making It Uvely for Campoa. In ndditiou tho Koloff and Cenpnlca ex petition, well armed and equipped, havo Jiil mil force and are preparing to enter ititu active co-operation with Maximo (iiuu'X In Snntn Clara. KolotT and Ce iI.k aro innkingthlnirt very lively for the i uptiiln Ki'ncral la tho province of Santa t'liirn, whero most of the insurgent ao Kvltjr Is now bring displayed. Tlxy are timing tho farmers away from tho towns iinti r pi n.ilty of bring shot, and tho lut Irr cannot Ixj induced to return even un iIit thu proii)i-tis of laud and protection ln'id out to them by Murtlnti do Campos. In the direction of llunirdio and Sagua 1 Itriiiulf tho Insurgents are also active, and it will thiM Im seen that thry nr moving from four illtfrrvnt points upon tho city of S'inta 1'lnnt, which is garrisoned by Homo of the best troops of Spain and tho most n-llnlilo volnntivra. How the Ininrgrats MIUIse the Wind." All the Imiirgrnt lenders. Including Maximo (iomrz, nro sending lurssungers and circular to the big farmers and plan ters ordering them to contribute to the treasury of thu Cuban republic under penalty of having their property destroyed by lire. Thu result is that thu insurgents are really better provided with funds than are the Spanish government officials here. Tim money thu olitaineil from tho gov ernment's friends the planters and big farmers is In time forwarded to New York or other American ports where it is Ii.imI for the purchase of arms and am munition and the equipping of additional expedition. May lie llrelih-d This Week. The rels'llion is also gninlug ground In the provincn of Mataiuas and It is well known that the Insurgent havo quite a larico army in Santiago do Cultu, their numbers there being estimated to bo as high as u.oui) to fl,iw. In viow of this de cidedly alarming condition of ntfalrs Gen erals Suarez, Vahles and lmt hare been onlenil to concentrate their forces and to in tar k tho Insurgi-nts at all haxorJs. As the weather Is now getting better fur mil itary operations it ran safely bo said that Within a week several hot engagements Will have Uvn fought, and possibly the fate of the Insurrection will have been de cided. ClMI-OtP CIVIL l-LAX OF ACTION. lUrorsss lie Will Grant If Rebrllloa es American llrig searched. X(w YnKK, Nov. 11. A dispatch from The World correspondent at Havana says: "Lieutenant General Arderius, second In rom maud under Campos as governor in Havana, Informed mo today that the policy of Campos Is to Inaugurate the re forms rnnetrd by the Spanish eortes last Man h. (ienrral Arderius atlded that CamMSi hits no Intention of going further, anil that the provinces In rebs-lliou against tlie government cannot expect concessions until thry tv.i. ro.dstnncj. Tho reforms granted by tho Cortes, but not yet put In fore.', establish local government like that of the Kaglish crown colonic, with a council of thirty mcnitx-rs, one-half elected here, the oilier half nppoinUil by the Spanish government from certain np.fi lied chissrs of the people resident In Cubs. "This council will have power over education, public improvements, ports, and to iiinke up an annual budget of ex penditure, the governor-general to havo a tempi .rary veto inwer until matters In dispute mil be referred to the home gov ernment. Cubans g"nerally are lncllnej to think It to late for these concessions to Iw favoraldy rui ivnl, but some of the most intelligent ay large defections from the inurg-nt ranks would follow a uYilat.it i,. a lilvral reforms." The American brig Harriet O. has ar rive I at ipiarautme from Xuovitas, Cuba. Mie re.iiUeJ Nuevitas Seiit. I J. A pun ish lll.vr wi;h vrr.il soldiers boarded the brtg and made a thorough search for a larir i i.iutitT of arm which the Span l.ti oKl -ials ha I t.ren !:.f,iriued were on boai.1 the vessel. The hrig wns mnsocked from stom to stern, but no arms were funnel. I tie l n:ti r-:ute consul wns on board at the flute, but could do ncthln. Captain Miller will n port the facts of the vutvh of lits vesiel to tho proper author! tes at WcshiJicton. C. Vvlcy, a Cuban who has been in (pain on a mission In the interest of the Insurgent cause, ha arrived in Xew York on tht steamer Vcrndam. Ho said that lie experts to lead an expedition to Cuba in the near future. His father, he said, is t) l'nrls. where he l doing gixsl work in t ic s'ausc of Cuban Independence. Vcley v It as his opinion that It Is now too la,v f Spanish government to offer t-iincvs-.i.n to tho struggling Cubans, ai the InsurceUts are In good condition and export soon tl:v consummation of their Hope IB a I Ulwn repouiic A Mr Iran ysspa4by low Cuba. TACOMA. Nov. II. Tu Washington So ciety Son of the American Revolution, through Its board of managers, has br res tautiua DtaUed ltcU to extend IU ld to the stmpgllng Cuban revolutionists, and declared that "We believe It is time the cnited State government, in the name of God, Justice and humanity, should say to the Spanish government, 'Stop this carnage and oppression; you shall go no further.' " lioeTOS, Nov. 11. The following resolu tion was passed at a moss meeting in the , i'eopio lomplo: "That wo, as citizens of Boston and New England, unite In ask ing President Grover Cleveland to do for Cuba all things in his power by granting belligerent rights. It is our faith that Cuba should bo free." Cuban Defeat Confirmed. WajKISOTOS. Xjv. 11. The Snanlsh minister has received an unofficial dis patch from Cuba confirming the renortji nf an engagement between the government ! fllfrM ami ,1 (n ... FT I . I . 1 4 n I . .u lusuiuuvn. inii,j'BiA ill urgent dead were left on the field, indi cating a heavy loss killed and wounded. COSTS THE CZARINA HER LIFE. ad Torn to the w About the Comlag Heir to the Russian Throne. New York, Nov. 11 A spcciul to a local paper from London says: The news that comes from St. Petersburg through channels that entitle It to full belief gives sad and startling turn to the recent pleasant gossip about the coming birth of an heir to the Imperial crown of Russia. The physicians of the palace, who havo been in consultation with gynaecological specialists, have advised tho czar that in thu natural course of events neither tho mother nor the child could survive. Tho frightfully grave operation of Cssarian sort ion wns therefore performed. ow the men of science are no lonirer able to conceal from the imperial husband tho imminent danger of tho czarina It is understood in official circles that her recovery is considered impossible, thnt there is no hope whatever. A letter from St. Petersburg dated Oct. 15 announced that the czarina was in seclusion at Tars- koe-Selo and would remain there until tho birth of bt r child. TOO MUCH MOTHER-IN-LAW FOR HIM, Which Will lie Tremendously Increased If She llonewhlpi Hi in. SAX Frascisco, Nov. 11. A local pa per says that Lord Sholto Douglass, tho son of the marquis of Quccnsburry, who piarried a variety actress a few months ago, Is to be horsewhipped by Mrs. Addis, his mother-in-law. Mrs. Addis has an nounced that sho will start for Los An geles this week for the purpose of teach her son-in-lay ' some American manners." The disagreement Is said to havo resulted from the Interference of Mrs. Addis in tho management of thu Douglass household. f Lord Sholto took exception to the action of his mother-in-law, and in a letter in formed her that when be married Miss Addis he did not marry the whole family, and that ho would be pleased if his mother-in-law would permit him to uiunago his own domestic affairs. Mrs. Addis says she will publicly horsewhip her son- in-law. CHICAGO EXCURSION AT ATLANTA. Visitor to the Exposition Welcomed by a RcprcsentatUe Committee. ATLASTA, Nov. U. The Chicago ex cursionists kept arriving all yesterday, the last train coining in just before dark. Tho reception at Atlanta was cordial and genuine. A committee headed the mayor, Porter King, and representing tho city government, the chamber of commerce and the Atlanta exposition, met the Chi- cagouns sumo miles up the rood and escorted them Into town. Alexander 11. He veil addressed the wel coming committee in a pithy speech, ex plaining tho object of the visit. This was followed by Ferdinand . Peck, Gover nor Altgeld, Colonel Turner and Mayor ma lit on behalf of Illinois, Chicago and the Chicago Southern States association. Tho Atlanta sjieakers were Muyor King and Mr. Cnbaniss. There were no publio ceremonies during the day. Lust night Dr. II. V. Thomas addressed tho First regiment and n largo numlier of Atlanta l-cuplc ut tho Grand Opera House. l'lnsrra II cads Another Movement. Dt'LUTIl, Nov. 11. Mayor Lawis, of this city. Ins received a telegram from Mayor Pingren, of Detroit, Mich., inviting him to participate In tho movement for tho abrogation of the treaty between tho L nitcd States and Great lir.tain prevent ing the building of vessels at ports on tho great lakes. Mayor Lewis Is heartily In favor of tho movement and will accvpt tho Invitation. No New Trial fnr 1 1 ay ward. Minneapolis, Nov. 11. Tho supremo court has allirmed the decl.,lo:i of Judge Smith, of the district court, who refused to grant Harry Hayward, convicted of tho murder of Miss Catharine Ging on Dee. 3 last, a new trial. Judge Canty is at woik upon the opinion which will accompany tho decision handed down from thu su preme court early this wock. Armled for Double Murder. SlOVXClTV, la., Nor. 11. A sensation was caused in Cherokee county by the ar rest of George Montague, a wealthy Ger man farmer, on tho charge of killing Mr. and Mrs. Schultz. an old couple. two years ego. The munter was a most brutal af fair, the heads of the victims being beaten to a jcv. Montague is a brother of the murdered woman and was arrested at '.hi Instance of a neighbor who says he con fessed the crime. Tmtgs 1 barman t out mow to i ui prove. CoLCMBfS. O , Nov. II. There was a continued improvement in Judge Thur man's condition yesterday, and there are hope now that the worst is over. It will tako some time, however, to relieve the anxiety of bis friends. One Cent Faprrs at Chicago. Chicago, Nov. 11 All the papers in this city are 1-cent papers for six days in the week now, the Tribune, Tiies-Herald and Inter-Ocean, having come down to ;hat price this morning. The Tribune started the reduction. Urakeanan Kan Qver and Killed. SriSISGFtELD, Ills., Nov. 11 John Parks, married, brakeiuan on the Chicago, Peoria and St. Louis railroad, residence at Murphysboro, Ills., was run over by his engine here last night and crushed to death. ENGINE BLOWS UP. Locomotive Explodes on the Le high and Hudson. FRIGHTFUL EFFECT OF THE SHOCK. Two Men Instantly Killed, While Tws Others Die of Their Injuries Boiler Blown Fitly Feet Into the Air, Fall One of the Victim Clothing at the l a fort n nates Blown from Their Bodies Fatal Wreck in Tennessee. Warwick, X. Y., Nov. 11. Engine No. 13 of the Lehigh and Hudson railroad blew up eight miles from this place. Two men were instanly killed and two others died later from their injuries. The engine was drawings train between Maybrook and Phillipsburg. Conductor Martin O'Nell, of Belviderc, and his head brakeman, James L. Sloan, of Phillipsburg, were In the cab when tho train started again from the junction, with Engineer William Cooper, of Phillipsburg, and his fireman, Herbert Boetner, of Easton, Pa. The train of thirty cars hod reached the top of tho grade near the stone bridge, and as the train started down cold water waa doubtless run into tho boiler. Brakeman Morris Hell saw the explosion that fol lowed. Boiler Blown Fifty Feet in the AIri The heavy boiler went fifty feet in the air and fell twenty-five feet from tho tracks, leaving tho engine trucks unin jured. Heil threw himself full length on a cor and clung there. lie recovered him self almost immediately and he and Flag man Adams began setting brakes. Tho train ran a mile and a hnlf before it could be stopped. Heil rah six miles to War wick and gavo the alarm, and Adams went back to flag tho Kaston express. Su perintendent Bailey, with a gang of men, went in an engine to the scene. A terri ble sight met the rescuers. Conductor O'Neil was crushed and mutilated almost beyond recognition, ths train having passed over him. Clothing Blown from Their Bodies. Sloan hung unconscious on a barbed wire fence, and Engineer Cooper lay dead under the boiler. All wore nearly naked, parts of their clothing hanging in tho trees near by. A little later Fireman Beetner was seen walking along the tracks, his trousers being his only ap parel. He was dazed, and said he remem bered going through the air and found himself in a field fifty feet from the tracks. He soon relapsed into unconscious ness and was taken to Easton, where he died later. Brakeman Sloan died here still later. I Fatal Railway Wreck in Tennessee. I Nashville, Nov. 11. A special to The American from Franklin, Tenn., says: ! A frightful wreck occurred on the Louis- J wiiu ao9ii mo rmuoau near mis place lost night, resulting in the death of Fire man Love and the serious if not fatal In jury of Engineer Ed. Corbett. Quite a numoerol the passengers were consider ably shaken. The accident was the result of tho through New Orleans passenger col liding with a freight. ROCKEFELLER AN AHARCHIST. So Say the Reds of .Chicago, Who Sleet to Eulogize epic Kt AI. Chicago, Nov., 11. John D. Rockefel ler was denominated a practical anarch ist at a meeting of the Chicago Socialistic Labor party, and the Chicago university was named the "Chicago Standard Oil University." Jesse Cox, in a speech dur ing the progress of tho meeting held on West Twelfth street in commemoration of tho execution of Spies ct ul., said there were two kinds of anarchists in this coun try. One was the kind that looked for ward to tho time when there would bo no government, and when men would live together as brothers. The other was the kind thnt never counseled throttling the law, but which took the law by the throat and choked it whenever occasion demanded. The meet ing was presided over by Oscar Neelie, one of the anarchists whose sentence was com muted by Governor Altgeld. Xceuc, just previous to tho adjournment of the meet ing, pronounced a eulogy on cadi of tho men who were executed. Ho said that they had stood for all that was noble, and that their deaths had been a calamity to the working peoplo. Marks a Revolutionary Spot. Philadelphia, Nov ii The Pennsyl vania sons of tho Revolution have un veiled a handsome monument marking the encampment of tho Continental army en the heights back of Germantown. The site of the Washington ramp was also the place where the Hessians afterwards camped while Howe occupied Philadel phia. Appeal of Chicago Arnieniau. Chicago. Nov. ir Armenian citizens of Chicago hnve sent cablegrams to the Marquis of Salisbury, prime minister of Kngland, Nicholas 11, czar of Russia; Emperor William of Germany, and to Secretary of State Olney. appealing '"in the name of humanity to take steps to immediately stop these horrors slaughter of Armenians; and secure fafe:y for Ar menians " Negro Lynched In (iiorgia. Atlanta. Nov ll Lswis Jefferson, a negro who last Tuesday night attempted a criminal assault on little Miss Wilson Frobct, was captured nni placed in jail at Homcriville. Ga W-i!- ha was licing taken before the magistrate at Argyle the sheriff was overpowered, and the proisner taken away and handed Es-ftovernor Bevcrldge Mill Uatning. SADW1CH, Ills., Nov. 11 Ex-Governor Beveridge continues to gain, though very slowly. His appetite is slightly improved and he retains his strength remarably tor one in his condition. His chances for re covery have materially increased in the last week. President Opens Some More B dt. Washington, Nov 11. The president has signed the proclamation opening the Nes Perces ceded lands to settlement on Nov. IS. The price of the agricultural lands is fixed at $3.Ti per acre and of tim bered lands at & per acre. It is not an ticipated that there will be great rush for the lauds. ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS. Near Marion, la,, Charles Taylor and Pearl Lutz. men at work on the Mil waukee railway, stepped out of the way of a train on oue track right in front of a train on tho other. Both arc dead. Near Grogansville, Rockingham county, X. C, an insane father named Reed at tacked one of his daughters with a knife, cutting her throat from ear to ear. Ho then seized an axe and buried thu blade in her body, killing her Instantly. The structural ironworkers of Cleve land have decided' to form a national or ganization similar to that of tho Amalga mated Association . of Iron and Steel Workers. Vic McCarty, an Omaha thug, slugged the jailor in that city at midday and walked out of prison into the crowded city streets making his escape. A Chicago and Northwestern fast train 6truck a carriage at West Bend, Wis., in which Edward Bcrins and wife were rid ing. The woman was killed and 'Mr. Berins cannot live. H. E. Root, 33 years old,', wag found dead at Galveston, Tex., with a laudanum bottle under his pillow. Letters show that his father, A. 1L Hoot, lives at Al ton, Ills. The big Fall River line steamer Puritan went ashore on Great Gall island. Long Island Sound. She had 15J passengers on board. Nobody hurt and all safe. The steamer will be floated. The Morton cadets, of Washington, claim the cup and priz3 of 3.0U0 offered at the Memphis drill mid carried off by tho Thurston (Omaha) Rifles on the ground that the Rifles were only organizcd for that drill and are now disbanded. All of which the Kill 's emphatically deny. The steamer Irrawaddy, South America to New York with about seventy-five souls on board, lost in a fog for eight days, finally brought up on the beach at Long Branch, X. J. No lives lost. Tho Leavenworth (K;is ) Coal company has settled its strike with the miners by agreeing to pay 80 c?nts a ton mine-run for coal. In Judgo Austin's court at Milwaukee Philip Lohmiller was awarded (2i,0CXi against the Chicago and Northwestern Railway company. A company train ran over Lohmiller nt a cr issing. Joseph Boycr, Thomas Ward and Pat rick Maloncy, employes of tho Iroquois Furnace company. Chicago, were badly burned by the overturning of a blast. Bey er may die. City Marshall Hodgkins, of Percy, Ills., has resigned his offieo on account of the council requiring him tc l:ght the street lamps. Gamblers have been not: lied to leave Milwaukee on pain of arrest and impris onment. Richard C. Rowe, of Iowa, who fled, an embczzlor, to Mexico, will be given up by that country. Howe helped his brother rob Powesheik county, la., of CJJ.Oi'O. Detroit is raising a relief fund for those left destitute by the victims of The Jour nal building explosion. ' Spencer Churchill, sob - the late Lord Randolph Churchill, has m rived nC New York. He intends to go tc Cuba to wit ness some of the fighting as a spectator, if possible. On the plea that the crowds attracted thereby arc an injury to tho property the directors of Waluheim cemetery, Chicago, where the anarchists are buried, have pro hibited the annual exercises at the graves of the executed "reds." An incident of the swearing in of Ger man recruits at Potsdam was the refusal of one recruit, a Mennonito named Kail- weiles, to take the oath, whereupon the emperor himself ordered him into custody and to prison. The Prince of Wales' birthday was cel ebrated Suturday in England with the customary honors. Hither of Ailing Daughters. 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