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YOLXLTI. 10.127 KOCTC I8LABD ILL. THUBSDAT, MARCH 17, 1898. pua thxo oxra, NOT QUITE A PROTEST But a Very Cutt Scheme by Whlc'i Spain Would Put Unci Sam in the Wrong. WAJLLUE PROCEEDING? ARE NOTED B. tw Maatrla HJM h4 th Waklif Saw Aalfcarttla l.aad Haw a FlMt M Kef WM Will N.lp 4iImmi; la Caha MM aw. I i plain Ik -..r- paaa af tha Rap raaaatat laa. W I.I. h Will "a latarfara a Ilk Ik l.r I ,!,, f llur ala K,.i thg. Wihlneion, Mar. h 17 Th main d--lrmnt In th Spanish situation . Urtkay waa m . nonaction with to lannlta ppra-nttl.n submitted bjr In ffawnl.h .v.rnn-.nt to tha state department onrarnlnf ta aaaemblln bB ' T f aaJai ''aT'V Ml ar -',r' tlon of certain fortification works along tha Atlantic and Vtt'f Baa now in tr J- " an'l th ether ; for C223.O0O for th use of tha ordnamo department of tha army In the acquirement of arms and ammunition. Itail Bt T IWOKKOW K-roft af Basrd at Xaal laqalfT Fkf ii e for klpa. Washington, Match 17. The pres ide rt expert the report of tho board of inquiry tomorrow or Saturday. K Imirst Sicard i ming extraordin ary precaution a to proven', the rer diet leaking oat before It reaches the president. It i presumed Judge Advocate Marix will bring the re port from Key Wt. The war de partment bit prepared a bill to be introduced in the house providing, among other measure, for the plnc lag nf the arm? on a war footing for the fall strength of 104,000. TOM WATSON LEADS. Nominated Against His Will to Run For Populist Governor of Georgia. 00SVENTI0F OPPOSES AST FUSION. rasakaes af Warship. London. March 17 The warship Ami mss will be formaMy trans ferred to the United Slates tomorrow. Meat. Commander Colwell, the Uatted Statea navsl attache here, will receive the ship from her Brazilian commander, and the crew from the Sao Francisco will then bs msrehed on board, the Brazilian flag hauled down, and the Brazilian ssllora landed. The ixecatire officer of tve Sb Francisco will probably tak command o the Amazmai, md hi will sail for the t oiled States as speedily as possible under sealed or ders. Commander Willenl P. Drown- Declare, for a Straight Mlddle-of-the-Itoad S'am -.lr;n as Do Other Gathering af the Same Party Itepulillran Politician. Hold a Council at Washington to Map Out a Plan for the Congressional Elections Political Mews Hems, Atlanta, Ga., March 17. The Popu lists held their convention here yes terday. The platform adopted Indorses the Nashville conference; favors the action of the organization committee at the St. Louis conference Jan. 12. and the holding oT a national convention July 4. 1SJS. A vigorous protest against fusion is entered, and the St. Louis platform indorsed. The resolutions fa vor the passage of an anti-bar-room bill, which will close all the bar-rooms at onreand provide for the sale of liquor under public control; condemns the present convict law. the acceptance of free transportation from railroads and franks from telephone and exrrescom pani.'s by all public officials; denounces lyn.hir.g, and demands that the public servants enforce the law In suih cases; demands that all eeshtsB officers and judiciary be elected aaaa apwta.i ira Of a tara fleet ,if A marl, an warship at Ka Wt. tha war prerrrti..n. Bid Iho Ire,, r whi. h thaa might h SOaj on lh.- appmaxhlng elections In 1 a'-n. The I1 rapfaewtat.oM were ex a. tljr 1st llsw with the a-ml-ofA. tal at t ram lvan In h- .. liepatrbe ys t rOey and accre-nted to a high official r .nvarsant with the tea ef Us Fpanlsh raMn-V While the rpre- station rann-t pr. i i a rroia- . f the I'm' l st tha may u-n - ton.i s a rmnut ranew ra prt effa. in r Not lain a t. rhnlral i "t has not ' il.' ! 1y he ragkf dad tlia attitude and stas govarnmant, hl he aet down a uTta. to hate in inert rlrrle j ret est the state f.rth n BaMaJ l Jolmlar or tha rt af tha state de I irtmcnt. for it Is bvkln in tanglbl axssmtMM, h-le rath, r an argu riatatlvapr f n'ltti n of aiiegej Mpan I h rrievanr. WkaSlka ..!. (aaaantllr Owlla. It hn. hwar"r. created a profound I tiprraali.n. OSBcUiU lislln to dlu i - m tl. It. but thara as a gaaaral h 1 f .iinone tham Ihnt the puhluathm i rS iha N-grning of a kw rhtptar In the Ifkhd tkstksia batwa ike t nt l atans and ispaln. The state n. it i . I t i la a first sfp tv '.' ft mi: i 'I'm, o ini. n in Ka r pe in anticipation of a failure on tha I trt of iha fMi h oin lala t make ii ..f Ike autonomou r rocramma hih it had outlined and that an at i .i' t i to I t i i t place tha re ; onslhlllty upn tha t'ntted Slate for any fallura that may follow. This movement Is r s ir la l a adding much to th gravity of tha preaan' n'- n That tha a1mlnltr ii n will t. Intlii earedj by tha Maati,n that the pres ence of tha Beat 0f tha North Atlantic inn. r n t K'v W t I a dl'turhing factor la not h- liaved for a momenL In.le.il. tti.i ad of th.- fleet at Key West being nio , J farther away from Cuba. It I haing i onstant.y relnforca.1. It ill be sugmante.i within the nt i!ay or two h the arrival of th gun Nt Annap- I. Iha I t .-.I,. ta.nt Foote ami tha naval tug ta-yden an I Sarno set. while th-- gun' II ena I r.ow on hr way fr m tha I'.nr paan station umlar ordr to rp.rt at Ky Wast Th H-lana yaatariksp restart el her ar- rlv il at Fim- ha' on her way to Jom tha f)a.-t Th" an-l tha oihar vnaii pravloualy or.!, r-l to that plnt con Stltuta tha l.irg.'t assemblage .f war ve.el m V lnc the .1am -nst ration foil, a ina th- Virglnlus affair, and con . b ring " - 1 1 re- amt armament It I the strongest imMage of ship for oiher than rev . p .t since the war Th fleet now at Key West an I Tortiiga I fo'lowa 'iuisr New York. SAtSkjafaSan Massarhuaatts. In- Una. Iowa, and Tt i irulaer Detroit. . -m- ait Na-hMl'.. - - Mir' - h. kd I i ' 'i ' it r-rn. tori . l"i lont i-uh- r m.l.iw ar.l ' on T" the..- will soon be added Iha fire veaaal now an r uta there tnolkar 1.. .11 aa Tkal l'."' HO. SV rrtary tlgaf ha mad-- re.ju:aitloM .n thr tr. . lent f.-r two large allot mnt fr re the tppronesatlon rf iM - ,kmi f r '- njnj aal defenai i me f f, mn m. ' r th. ileeartmant of tji.- , f tha engineer r Iha rump fSSSSi THE AMERICAN NAVY OF TODAY. THE DOUBLE TURRET MONITOR TERROR. The Tern r is a modern coast defense vessel of 3. 090 tons displacement. Bat peed is 13 knots, and she cost Cncln Sam 1 3, 17,046. Her four big 10 inch funs are carried two in each turret. She also has eight smaller guns. In action she can sink so that her upper dock is fiuh with the water and her curved deck and revolving turrets are alone presented as a target. Sho carries a crew of 200 son. agent of the United Statea nary, who arrired yeatcrday, hat been be sieged by the shipmen and reporters. it says reports as to the object of his mission are mcorreci. The errand is ine he cannot discuss. A special from Komo says the Italian government baa sold the arm- ored cruiser Vare. to Spain. Tue t. rat disbursement from the $4).C'0.0x) appropriation waa made this mornm- when the treaaury cabled f 1 IS COO to the Armstrongs in part payment for II tapid-fire puns with mounu and ammunition. To morrow tl. 690.000 will be cabled in full payment for the Amtzinaa and part payment on the Abreuall. Svaatek CasaaiiMiMi'a Bprr. Madrid. March 17 A semi-efiiciel note tods intimates the S;aoish commission's report will show that the Maine was destroyed by an in ternal explosion. Ta Jala M.W Nt1 Uliblol, Wsshinrton. March 17 TheTexia nod Msssachutetts hare bueo ordered to the new naval division at Key Watt. SiesakSag th Kataa. Chicago. March 17. The work of searching Iha rains of the Emerson bo-.. ding, burner! nster !r. wa be gan this miming. The remain of aa uakaown woman were f und. making f ur known victims of the isaiag 16 Doe body taken from the ruina has bits positively identified as Mrs. M K Harris, a daoghter of Former Mayor 8nr tT r. of Cedar Kapida. She waa bookkeeper for the Olmstead eioatific company. A. M. Peterson. Mrs Watkias and i.jorce Swift are ambered amctg the missing. Ch cage March 17 K K Baker and Joha Rice wre killed and a number lajeradbylh fall of a p rtim cf the raias of the Ccllsfum bui.dmg. deewoyed bv are a short time ago C 1 SWIll tirtlMr Waahlagtcn. March 17 Ssnator Proctor, jast returned from Cabs, said in the senate today that the con dition of the people in that country- is terrmie by the vote of the people; that all puTi- lic officials. adJsara i tav ttcsbse, ie paid salaries proportionate to the d. pressed flranc ial conditions now existing: fa vors pensions to Confederate veterans and thlr widows; favors Use initiative and refer-mTum and .all., upon tho na tional executive conimit.ee to name a national chairman nt once. Watson Xnm!n:itr.l for Governor. The convention adjourned shortly be fore 1 o'clock this morning after a lone ajaj QSi pa nw BarawnaXraa-'laSW'naSSwn M 0C4ik -" y B avTTTTkw M HLn yy' t Paiiu'.- Celery Compound is the Best Spriny Jlediciae In The World. It makes the weak strong. We have it UARTZ 4 ULLEMETF.B, 301 Terentieth St. W. E.iiieock, of TTisconsin, chairman of the Republican congressional commit tee, and Representatives Overstreet, of Indiana, and Hull, of Iowa, members of the latter committee. The conference was for the rurpos-; of outlining tho coming congressional campaign and ar ranging fora division of the work be tween the national and congressional committees. Heretofore the national committee has not taken a conspicuous part in congressional campaigns, but it is said tho clorest relations will exist between the two committees ihis year and that their respei tive headquarters in this city w ill actively co-operate at every point. Last nleht's meeting, held in Senator Hnnna's rooms. lasted several hours and may be said to siirnalize the inaug uration of political Work for one current year. South Dakota l-on-it Committee. St. Paul, March 17. A Huron, S. T., special to Tho I'ionecr Press says: The Populist state central committee lat niiht named Aberdeen as the place and Junce 22 the date for their convention to nominate candidates for state offi cers. A resolution asking the Demo crats and free fcHtrer Republicans to hold their state conventions at thesam ? time and place as the Populists pre (', itated an animated discussion. H. L. L ucks made an earnest speech in bo half of the "middle-of-the-road" advo cates and opposed fusion. The dis cussion waxed hot for two hours when the proposition was modified by in viting all reform forces to unite with the Populist patty in the coming campaign. Waiiainaker Open- His Campaign. Lancaster, Pa., March 17. Ex-Post master General John Wanamaker op. ned his gubernatorial campaign in the court house hero last night with a speech in denunciation of ' buss rule," which he declared exists in this state under the domination of T'nited States Senator Quay and his partisans. Kentucky I'opuliM. In Session. Louisville. March 17. At Music hall yesterday afternoon 100 Populists as sembled for the mass convention called to reorranize the party In Kentucky. In opening the convention Chairman Bate, of the state central committee, made an extended speech, in the course of which he attributed the past defeats of his party to bad fusion arrangements. He declared that the only salvation of th party lay in the middle-of-the-road Populism. On assuming the office of temporary chairman J. A. Parker, of Louisville, made a plea for a middle-of-the-road fight in the state. The usual comittees were then appointed and the brdy adjourned to 7 p. m., but at the night session nothing important was done. Saginaw Klitr on the Rampage. Saginaw, Mich., March 17. The Sagi naw river is flooded to a height not hitherto reached since 1SS4, but It ap pears stationary. The Tittabawassee, the Shiawassee, the Cass and lesser tributary' rivers are Hooded to their ut most capacity. Yesterday travel was suspended over the Mackinaw street bridge. The water has not reached the floor of that bridge yet. but the protect ing piles are submerged. In some of the streets in the south side of the city the sidewalks and pavements are weighted by iron and the police have closed the street" to traffic. Pet ween Saginaw nnd Pay f'ity is an immense lake and several smaller villages are almost en tirely evacuated. THOMAS E. " ATf OH and Slag km session. Hon. Th'omas E. Wats- n was nominated for governor, and although he has repeatedly le aOOS .1 to a. 'iff., it is b. li-vej by some that he win y;t consent to make the race Tho ticket was completed as fol lows: Comptroller general. Benjamin tfilliktr. : commissioner cf agriculture, V. L Polk: secretary of state. Z. O. Jaikson; treasurer. J II. Traylor: pris on commissioner. J. S. Dav.tt. si hool ccrrmlasl ner. P.. M. Zettler. of Macon: chief Justice Walter R Hill, of Macon. Icng trm: VC H. Leakin. of Savannah, short term. The flowing were elected members of the national executive committee: Cen- ral Phillips. W. T. Hawkins and Charles E. Molrcgor. Delegates to the nat.nal co-ver.ti.-n wre alo named. Moor .o At 6 per cent. Private money. William L Ludolph. Bntord block. Bock Island. Established 1S78. 35 Years Experience. abworiha for Taa Aaoci. FIELD A POLITICAL forfeit, Republic a Leader. Meat at Washington ta Onil.n a Campaign. Washington. March 17. An impcr tant conference was held last eight at the Arlington hotel between Senator M. A. Hanna. rhairrran of the Republican national committee; Charles Dick, sec retary of the committee ; Hon. 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