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THE EDDY CURRENT Fooos Vnlloy to tho Front, Croakers to tho Ronr. VOL. VI. EDDY, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1808. NO. 4f). LUZON IS T0JE RETAINED. President McKinlcy and Cabinet Have De cided on What the Commissioners Arc to Demand of Spain. CnMn.l'i Il.i'UInn, Washington, 8opL 14 President Mo Klnley nnd hla cabinet havo decided tho fate of tho Phlllpptno Islands. The decision reached In aa follows: L. Tlmt Spain should cclo to tho United 8latei nbsoluto sovereignty over tho entire Island of Luzon, upon 'which Mnnlln In nUiialcd. 2. That tho remaining Islands of tho archipelago shall Ii restored to the dominion of Spain with tho proviso that n liberal government ahull bo given to tho Inhabitants thoreof. 3. That thorn shall bo n complete separation of church nnd Htnto In tho Philippine Islands. 4. That there shall bo vested In the United States a iirlir right to tJio pos wwlon of mi' or nil of thn Islands out sldn of Luzon; In other wortla, that Spain nhall not dispose of thess Islands to any forolRii power without Uie con sent of tho United BUI a. G. That tho United Stats ahull ul nil times hnvo equnl commercial priv ileges In tho I'lilllppliio nrehlpalngn with any nation, not oxeonUng Spain hcrsolt. Theso concliiRlona wore itrrlvod nt tardny after two sessions of tho rnb Innt, which were devoted oxoluslvely to tho consideration of tho Instruc tions to bo given tho rommlHalonera who nro to negotiate tho tcrtna of tho treaty of iioiuv at Purls. The Instructions nlau definitely ml vIho thn American rommlalonora under no circumstances U commit tho Uni ted States toward tho uaauiiiptlou of either thn Cuban or l'orto lllcun iltilita. If Hpnln attempta to nrgim this point the American eoninilaaloiiera will con front ier with the debt that the Uni ted Htntos haa Incurred In the war. which will ninro than offset tho clultua. The lnitrueiloha ho Into details iui In the movable property that Spain may be permit UmI to fake from tho Ul anils, confining It practically to the uortable arms of her soldiers. The AuterlcHti commlHloners are In structed to make no allowance for the claim that Spain If oxpeeted to make for tho railroads. Rovernment build ings, public highways and other lm Iirovemouta upon which Spain linn ex pended money In Culm nnd l'orto Rico, but which nm n permanent part of the Inland at tho time wlion the United Slate takes possession. It won ulso decided Hint iinloaa Mio propositions for the shipment of the Spanish troopa from Culm and Porto Hat) are well undor way by Oct. 16, Urtl.r rnltnc london, Sept, 14. A Manila corre spondent, telegraphing Tueiiday, ivya: A hotter feeling provolla botwocn tho Amerlontia and lnatirsont. probably In durcd through tho influnnco of tho In surgont leadcra assembled nt Malolo. Agulnnldo aoiit nn ofllcor to oak jior mlslsnn to move n detnohmnnt of troopa from londo, one of tho nuburba of Manila. Tho roquosi wna promptly granted and a large detaohment of In aumcnU evacuated l.ondo yostcrdny nf'rrniKin, marching throiiRli tho Amorlonn Hum In the direction of the wntorworks and receiving propor mil Itnry honora on mute. Iloth partlea sesm nuxlnus to avoid n contllet. A Singapore correspondent aaya: "I learned that Senor Arellano, the Filipino lawyer, declined Agulnnldn's offer of the presidency of the Philip pine movement on the ground that the latter himself, na the military lander. wae beat quallllcd for the post. On be ing naked to rccontdder hla decision Honor Arellano suggested thn ndvlsa blllty of awaiting thn rosult of tho I'arla conference, dcclnrlng that If In dopondenco wsre granted hla ho rv I cos would bo nt tho dlepoant of the nation, I also iindoratnnd that (Ion. Wesley Merrltt had a long private couroratv Hon with Arellano," Ttiurli.it ti Ilia Vjr. Nouli liny, Wash.. Supt. 1 1. Thn rev enue outtor llenr touched hero on her way down the coast. She hod on board Llttita. Jurvls nnd llerthod nnd Or Call, cruripofdng thnhdlof pHrty of the nlncty-ono membera of crewa nnd vos aola wrenkod, IneliidhtK thn crew of the achooner l. so J. Kenney. When the men came aboard the Ihwr after ahe ranched Camp Hymtk thern woro 119 In all. Twelve of thoeo clmngnd place with membera from the Fear- loaa nnd olithteen yhlppwl on other loa aala of tho whalltiK Meet. J l.ltoly Nr. dun. Madrid. 8ept. 14. A tumiiltoua aoa ilon of the carte wna hold yeaterday Count Almenaa auld eertnln Renernla ahould have miahea around their necka lnntead of thalr wulatu. Oen. Wtyler replied In bitter term and n grent tu mult nnaurd. Hnnor (lo..xulc declared the urmy had been woratod, flrat by the InaurgonU, thou by the AmnrlcuiiH. II wanted to know what had becomo of thn 200,000 mon nt to Cuba. Mo blamed Woyler and Cuuovaa. Weylor replied In a Mieedi of great violence, iuc commieaion m to jiroaa mnuor ; T)u. uhambor of deputlea conaldered umi enoriiy nner mm oiwo inaiHi upon . ,H. ,)rotoeol In acorot aoaalon. The re nin oMumpuon oi sovereignty in tnniMi . niilillinB. CarllHta and dlaaentlm: Con. Sltuullnn Urlllritl, Manila. Sept. 13, Rear Admiral Dewey aaya he comldera the alluntion critical. It la understood be lina aaked for an additional crulier and ft battle- nhlp. Tho Spanlords aaaert that Oormany will take n coaling ttatlon hero nnd that Spain will retain tho remainder of tho latanda. The lost Spanish garrlioni nt Llo- cos nnd Iagunn have aurrendored nnd the whole Uland of Luzon la In tho handa of tho Inaurgenla except at Ma nila nnd Cnvlte. Agulnnldo wont to Lelollo on Fri day, llo hna anuouneed hla Intention of convening an aaaembly of the Kill plnoa on Kept. 16 In order to decide upon tho policy to bo adopted by the Inaurgonta. A correspondent hero hna had an In terview with Aguliialdo, who said there wero 07,000 Itmurgenta nrmed with rifles, lie added ha oould rulio 100,000 more. Indeed, tho Itiiurgent loader pointed out Hint tho whole population of tho( rniuppino laianua wna wining to iirui for their Independence. Continuing, Agulnnldo an Id ho had 0000 military prlxnnora, Including 6000 In tho vicin ity of Mnnlln, bealdea civil prlaonera. Later Agulnnldo an Id the "provision al government" waa now operating twonty-elght provlneea. Ho nMerted that on Aug. 2 they elected delegates In numbers proportionate to tho pop ulation. . Aa to the Amerlenna Agulnnldo re marked that ho conaldered them na brothera nnd that "tho two aovorolgn republics wero allied ngnlnit n com mon onemy." When queatlnncd na to whether tho futuro of tho l'lllplno policy would bo ntiKolutn Independence, ARutnnldn ox cimcd hlmnolf from replying nnd naked what America IntemU to do. Tho correspondent bolng unable (o liiirl.il la AUtiamn. 1 Montgomery, Aln., BcpU 13. Naval Cadot Thomaa H. Wheeler, tho young est son of Hen. Joseph Whcolor, waa burled yesterday In tho family burial ground on the general's taUte nt Wheeler's Station, Aln. Tho obse quies woie conducted by Rnv. Dr. Wright of Tullaliomn, Tenn., Rev. Dr. Swop- of tho second Georgia and Rov. Dr. Onnntster of Huntsvlllc, Ala., with the ritual of tho Episcopal ehurch. Fully 5000 people wero prwont. The funeral party rcnohed Wheeler's Station at 4 o'clock Sunday nftornoon. Krom that time until tho funeral tho body lay In atato lu tho family par lor with n military guard from the filth United States cavalry, undor com mand of Lieut. J. W. Crnlg nnd Mnlor Dwell of (ton. Wheeler's stnff. At tho gravo the famous choir of tho first Florida anng "Amorlcn," which waa In toned by thoM present. Aa the min ister prouounced the words, "Harth to earth, dust to dust," three volleys wore fired over the grave. Tho scene at tho grave was Impross Ivc. The caakot wna literally covered with flowers, nil seetlons of tho coun try, north nnd south, contributing. Tapping nil waa tha dond sollor's sword and belt and enveloping the cof fin waa an immense American flag. 0n. Whesler, careworn and half III, la completely crushed by tho death of lilssou. Cen. Wheslerremarked to-night that the undertakers and life anvors nt Montnuk l'olnt told him hla son had evidently lost hla llfo In trying to tnvo that of his companion, whoso arms were locked around Tom's body In n death grip, whllo tho boy's fnco was covered with scratcho, ovldontly from tho other's finger nails. Oen. CoppliiRur nnd stnff, now nt lluutsvlllc, attended tho funeral. KrrU ('i-()iriiltnn. Now Orleans, Sept. 13, A dele gation of Now Orleans luminous mon, headsd by Mr. Henry Ilnllor, Is In Chi cago to oxtmu! Invitations to that city's 1 llllllllnl. pnminiliill v In Intii In n vli. ruse toawtor-j. mpjp tftm o J)r)np dueo from Mexico .Central American and South American points directly up the Mississippi inlley, New Orleans to be the port of entry nnd Chicago the mini distributing point. At the present tlmo these Imports enter tho country via New York city, and two (birds of the cars that enrry frolght KIII.J r.mpr... Oentva, Swltrrrland, Sept. IS. The empress ot Austria was axsnw!natcd nt tho Hotel lleaurivagB Saturday aft nrnoon by an anarchist, who was ar rested. He stabbed her majesty with n atllotto. It appears that her majesty was wnlking from her hotel to tho landlnf plaes ot tho steamer at about 1 o'clock when an Italian anarchist sud denly approached and stabbed her near the heart. The empress toll,, got up again nnd wna carried to the llotol Deaurlvage, where she oxplred. Tho murderer Is a man named Luc chlnt. llo was born in I'arla, of Hal Inn parents. , The empress of Austria hail been stopping at tho Hotel lleourlvngo for several days. It was at first thought tho wound was not serious, but she died in a fow minutes. Another account ot tho assassina tion ot the empress ot Austria aaysi After having been etabbad from bo hind, tho omprsM roso and wnlked on Iwnrd tho steamer, where she fell, fnlntlng. The captain did not wish to put from the quay, but did so nt tho request ot the emproM and her sulto, thoro bslitK no npprehonalon that she was seriously hurt. Tho steamer wna turned back before reach ing Uie open lake and the empress, un conscious, wna carried hack to tho ho tel on it stretcher. The stretcher upon whlelt the em press was carried to the hotel was has tily Improvised with oars and sail cloth. Doctors and prlosts wero Im mediately summoned nnd a telegram wait sent to Kmperor Francis Joseph. AH efforts to rcvlvo her majoaty wero unavailing nnd sho oxplred nt 3 o'clock Tho medical examination showed thU thn nssnsln must hevo used a smalt triangular fllo. DIXIE DOINQS, Btven soldiers died at Jacksonville, Fla.. on the 9th. Prof. Jordnn, the Arkausna stats an perlutendMil of education, has resign ed Thomas Johnson, 10 i years old, and probably tho oldest whlto man In Ken tucky, died nt his homo, near Doyles vllle, thnt state, n few days ngo, leaving n numerous posterity. He was blind nnd an Invalid for twenty years. Tho achooner A. D. Hliumnn, Tills bury mastnr, baa arrived at Ilrunswlck, (la., thirty days out from Unllltnora Ot nine schooners bound for llrnnswlok she wna tho only otui thnt weathered tho recent hurrleune. dipt. I'lllsbury tolls a graphic talo ot his terrible ex perience. Dr. J. D. Ihubeo, book agent of the publishing house ot tho Methodist Kplsropnl church, south, ugnlnst whom rumors Involving his moral chnrntter, growing out of tho publishing houso claim matter, had been circulated, was vindicated by nn Investigation commit tco at McKcndrco church, NfUihvllle, Tenn. Mnrli lllcllnmalil, London, Sept. IX. Tho terrible news hna thrilled Huropo from cud to end, and everywhere but ono question Is asked: "How enn society protect Itself ngalnst anarchism?" Speclnl dlspntohos from ovory capital descrlbo tho effect produced and quoto newspniKT cnmmiuita that palpitate with the bitter Indignation that n dc fcnfoless woman who shunned politics nnd did nothing but good should be se lected nt thn moment ot tho nppronch lug Jubilee for tho nsMumln's knife. Perhaps the most poignant grief la brenst In . A priest wna secured In tlmo to ad minister nxtromo unction. After striking tlvs blow, lis rcn along tho Ruo des Alpos with tho evident In tention of entering thn square Des Alpes, but before reaching It he was seized by two cabmen who had wlt- who convoyed him to the pollco sta tlon. Tho prisoner mudo no resistance. He Islands, togethor with tho control ot thn content houses. In other words, Spain will be given ono month In which to prepare for tho final withdrawal of sovereignty In the West Indies, and by that time tho Washington administration will bo ready to put troops In tho Islands nnd assume control. Tho remainder of tho cabinet session was devotod to the consideration of the Philippine question. Tho decision reached was in recognition ot thn sen Uinunt prevailing In this country in favor of the retention of the entire group ot Islands. llriortl lt.tlsn.il Baatlafto da Cuba. Sept. It. An tin contradicted report has beet) received by Oen. I aw ton that Oen. Maximo Oomez. the Insurgent commander-in-chief, has tendered his resignation of the command of the Cuban army to the Cuban government nt Camnguey, and that It has been accepted. Oo mez. It appears, has been protesting against the Ouban government's yield ing the control of affairs of tho Island to tho Americana and tho explanation for resigning waa his disapproval ot "passive submission to conditions tending to tho practical deatruetlon and retirement of the Cuban republic as such and the establishing ot the ab solute dominion of the United States." M.rg tliat.r IiUld.Mil, New York, Sept. 14. Tho director of the Mergenthaler Linotype company have declared the quarterly dividend ot 3'4 per sent and nn extra dividend of 2li per eent, payable Sept. 30. aorvntlvcs worn absent. Aiit.rlruti M.rlinnlr.. Clovoland, O.. Sept. 11. Tho fifty third minimi convention of tho O -Jor of United American Mechanics wo willed to order here yesterday will. National Councilor Oru I). Ooff of Rhode Island presiding. Mayor Rob ert It. McKlwson of this city ilollvered nn nddross of woloome, to which Nu tlonal Councilor Ooff responded. The convention then went Into oxooutlv session. The benefit department reported a gratifying Insrease lu membership. About 110 delegates are In attend arise. nnswer the question. Aruinaldo con tinued: "Wo have been fighting for Inde pendence for n long tlmo. Tllo nntlvos who profoss to favor animation a to lnslncero. It Is merely a tnln Amorlcnn views." Asked It tho Filipinos would object to thn retention of Manila. Agulnnldo declined to nnswer. "Would tho Filipinos object to America retaining n coaling station If recognising the Independence of th Islands or establishing n tosmporary protectorate over them?" Agulnnldo ngnln refused to answer. Agulnntdo sold lie was confident there would l nn trouble between America nnd the Filipinos. The Insurgent leader renlod hnvlng received n requeat from Oen. Otla nnd Ronr Admiral Dewey to withdraw hla troops to a prescribed dlstnnee from Mnnlln nnd Cnvlte, nnd ho declined to discuss tho effect of such n request. Agulnnldo further nssortod that ho had never conferred with thoAmerlonn authorities since tho capitulation of Mnnlln nnd that he had never author ized thn Insurgents to search or dis arm Amerlenns crossing the linns. The whole Interview convoyed the Impression thnt Agulnnldo dor I res ah- "'' ''"' " ...... in..n. rni-nnlii ill, ml.. Ann Arbor. Mlr.li.. Sent. 13 .Tnilrn sinus of tho Americans horn as necom- Thomns H. Cooloy. tho noted Jurist ""'ORat ng the prisoner, pllshed nnd expects tholr withdrawal and constitutional lawyer, died early "Just n tho French with iJifaystts yesterday at his home. displayed In Italy because thn nuhlln The wound wns Just over the left mtn(1 (hpro , toiiolioO wltfl Hlmmo thnt inero was nnruiy any uioeu B0 mnny pomi. crimes have been committed by Italians. King Humbert wrote a telegram expressing the deep ot symimthy. Tho popo wired Hraper or Francis Joseph ns follows: "May Owl glvn thn strength of res ignation to our dear son, Josoph, who, In so abort a period has been tried uj- mil many misiortunea. wo prur nossed tho crime. Thoy hnnded him that Ood mnv hrwtnw m.m. u over to a boatman and a gendarme, of Hnpsburg that poneo nnd tranquility which It merlte by Its Bcntlmonts to- from Ch lea I'll tn the cnlf r.turn nmntv The New Orleans delsgntlon ,nvllca ovn sang as he walked along, saying: the nincers of tho Chicago National As sociation of Manufacturers to attend a Joint meeting with the Progressive union, chamber of commerce nnd board of trade of New Orleans, tho meeting tn be held In this city during tho first week In October. At this time 00 per cent of the Mexican exports, coffee, for Instance, Is consumed In tho middle western slates nnd tho woatern portion of the United States, while 95 per cent of It reaches the United States from Mexican points through New York. withdraw nftnr helping tho Amorlowns In the war of Indopendoneo, a wur of , humanity." (largn n( Aruti, Manila. Sept. 14. Tho Amcrlean bark Abbey with a cargo of arms and ammunition from tha United States, which left Canton ostensibly for Sing apore under heavy bonds ton days ago, haa now, it Is said, landed 6000 Krng Jurgenssn rifles and cartridges In Rat. ngus provlnee for the Insurgents. Tho report seems Impossible, though It oomes from a good source. Tho Indentions are thnt the Insur gents intend to comply peaeeably with tho Amerlsnn request to leave the su burb ot Manila, Private Rosser of a Tennessee regi ment shot and kilted Hlldcbrandt, a civilian, at Sun Pranalaeo, Aster's Honduras syndltate will dls. solve. Uroiil ('Hlnmlly. Present!, ArU.. Hopt. 18. BuudBy's fire tn Jerome waa ono of tho greatest talumltlw In the loss ot lives and do- nnd falling mental abilities nnd often Throe months ngo ho returned from a prlvnto sanitarium at Flint. Mich., wuure he had been treated chiefly for mental weakness. Ho waa then much Improved In mental health, but he was unable to recognize acquaintances. He realized his weak physical condition struetlon of property that ever oc ourrci In Arlionn. Among those who lost their lives are the following! A Mexican woman and her two chil dren. Wllford. an undertaker. A dry awHts elsfft, tmwe unknown. Two laborers, names unkjwwa. The number of missing lust night is placed at flflssi exprossed the wish that death would occur. Hnveral weeks ugo ho relapsed Into a comatose condition. During the en suing intervals his only Intolllglhlo ut terance made wna onco when h In qnlrd for hla eldest sen. His demise ass )mn irctD4l for weeks past- Col. James A Kexturi ot Chisago, was f.. ...ni. nia. the nransrtv loss tsil stiwtiutndsr of the Grand Army Many people place ine propsriy lass . ii1iB,!ai,1i,i B,,ii nsxt year's meeting. nt llgurss rniigliiK from IW.0W to $TI, 000. Thers was but little Imuranse, the total aggregating less than $10,090. Cheynoskl and Ooddard fought to a draw at Philadelphia, linking 1'uwil.r I'nrlorjr Hums. Olnelnnnll. 0 SepL 18. A fire in the crowded down-town portion ot the Oen. John R. Gordon hna docllned to s'.'ve on the commission to Investigate tM Simnlsh-Ainsrlwin wur owing to III hsulth. "I did It," nnd "She must bo dead." At tho police station he doolarnd thnt he wns a "starving anarchist, with no hatred for the poor, but only for tho rich." I-ator, when taken to tho courthouse and Interrogated by n mnglstrato In tho presence ot threo members of tho tocnl government and tho pollco offi cials, ho pretended not to kno French nnd refused to nnswer quostlons. Tho pollco on searching him found a docu ment shotting his name to bn Lulgl Lueehlnl. born In Paris lu 1678 and nn Italian soldier. A great crowd quickly assembled around tho Hotel ileaurlvngo whero tho officials proceeded utter In- The police searched the scene of the crime for the weapon nnd the accomplices of thn us sawln. it appear that a boatman no tlcsd three psrsons clossly following the empress, who wns making pur chases In the shops. The local gov ernment Immediately on receiving the news ot hor majesty's death half masted the flag on tho munloipal ofll cos and proceeded In a body to the Ho tel Reaurlvage as u token ot respect The excitement Increasing, many ot the shops on the Kursal wero closed. The assassin told tho magistrate that he came to Geneva In order to assassinate "another Important person," but bad ward the ehurch anil the papacy." The pope ordered solemn mass in tho churches ot Rome for tho roposo of tho soul of tho ill-censed. (In.iillii.'i l. mil; WnrU. Philadelphia. Pa.. Sept. 12. Dy the explosion of forty nations of gasoDno In Uie cellar of a grocery ntoro nt If44 South street last night, surely four.and possibly a dozen more lives wero lost. As nn Immcdlatn consequence of tho explosion the building whero It occur red and those adjoining It on either side oollniiimed. and four hours utter tin occurrence four bodies had bteu Identified as follows: Snmuid Schaatteusteln. keeper of the grocery store: his 10-year-old son Abraham and n 10-mnuths-nld child named Goldberg. Tho fourth body wt that of n girl about 10 years old. How tho explosion occurred Is yet vnknown. The front of 1444 was Im mediately blown out and this wn fol lowed by the collapse of thrt atntctttro find Nos. 1448. onciiplwl fiy Morris Goldberg's furniture sloro nnd f446, Ixuils Sallonosn'H shoo sloro. The west wall of 1441. occupied by Wagner's clothing store, wns blown out. Atl of tho hulldinijM wero or hrlok and thre stories In height. N.iii.ii n r.iia, Ilrlangcr. Ky.. SepL 12-Al Dry Ridge In tho highway nn old feud be tween farmers waa wiped out In blood. been unable to exssute the project The J Two are dead and two Bra dying. It reason far his failure he did not give, : wna father and ran on oaoh aide, rein- but declared that It was only by nssl dont he learned of the presence ot the Austrian empress In Geneva. Ur.jfu. Us., I arls, Sopt II. It is asserted that it the cabinet still Insists upon a revision of tho Dreyfus rase Oen. Zurllndon, minister ot wur, and M. Loekroy, min uter ot marine, will resign. DUIoi Vlrlory. Madrid, Sept. 13. Capt. Aunon, min ister of marine, received an Important i.,v ..! vMiSr,inv In the Rusk 1 "'Pt8h from tho Philippines desorlb building lu the portion oesupled by the I "onlllet brtweon the Spanish gun ,. .. ,,,., i,,,,,i-. flit 1 nno mo insurgent iiuiuin in,-"' ' r K.nton Raking '"W"er o mpany No MetMm!My Dre. He comes to protest against foreign , ...rw. .Vnroun It In sZ vctod nn Insurgent ladlK in the session In Liberia, whero he aay. tho " Jt v Z SL Z d-nl InZ Via Islamic AerdlB to the dls- Pt government I. pawning out to ?rox ' . lh "I.5!pft.r'?lffi ! natsh the InsurasnU had five Vessels, tha Germans. Fwneh nnd Itolllsb WBB . "I" k1:1. .".ITA""" " L V 'i. .. T: k o wh sh ware stink. The 8trilarda ' atalnst the Intwest ot Uie Araerlsans. nrn whm h,iiiiiiimi it. i, m ifiiVkiim, .,(,. . . . . ... ... : - Knl.r. r. t'rot.il, Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. IS. A. J. Cross, an Amerieau-born colored man from Sierra Leone, arrived hero yester day on the Waesland from Liverpool. ir wan ttnuflnad to Its or IkIiisI limits. The loss Is estimated at 176.000. fully insured. A very serious eonflagratlon as narrowly averted. had no loss, but the telegram asserts Hq states that recent attacks on Sierra IJT&f "0' 'IT. lnlM,rnU , Ixod. by the natives were caused 1 -,w bTHtallty of tortJga potles. fareetl by tholr respestlvo farm hand. At least 100 revolver Simla woro fired. The dead are: Joseph Mlshaels, Jr., nail Jamea McCray. Tho dying nro James W. WnUon and Ron Mlahaels, Sr. These are the principals. They had quarreled about fence awards nt county fairs and had been ntn swords points for a long time. Afcaat llatr fort. Jaokson, Miss., Sept. 12. No new oases of yellow fever have developed In the city since tho alnglo ooao report ed Saturday. Only a few exposures have been made to tho Infection and the fear of a general epidemic Is grad ually growing less. The single patient la doing well and tho physUlans think h will recover. Nearly halt of the population has left tho oily. BrJr. genTMuTier, retired, die3 s Washington tuldsiip.