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THE EDDY CURRENT. Homo First, tho World Afterward. VOL. VII. EDDY, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1808. NO. 8. UNION OF THE THREE STATES. Ceremonies Attendinn the Inauguration tho Republic of the United States of Central America Simple. of Sam (Inn tie unit jr. MsmiKHH, Ktearaguh, Nov. 28. The cereimmy Incident to the organization of the United Statea of Central Amer ica, formed by tho union of Nicaragua, Salvador Ami llonilttran. wa brief nml quite almple. President Itcyei of llio expiring Ulrt of the greater republic of CVntrnl America, created on Juno 20, 18fS. the thro three president farmed tho treaty of Ainnpala, deliv ered the three commissioners, on from firli state, all authority and powem heretofore posneesed hy the diet. Kncli of tho comniliwlonors then niade formal pub' declarations to support the constitution of Central America, nnd nil laws mado In accord ance therewith. There wai nu nrmed force of about COO on Tiger Inland, on which Ainu psla, the temporary capital, la located, when the new government wni organ lied They were called "suardn of honor. ' hut were kept on tho lookout to prevent the lauding on tho Ulaad of suspicions parties. This precau tion was taken In view of the fact that aihertlona were mndn In cortalii quartern that tho conHtltutlon of tho federation hud not boon submitted to the people, and that tho presidents of the threo (dates had conspired to keep themselves in autocratic power. It l suld the "powers held hy tho diet nnd transferred to tho govornment com mission went In Brent purt fictions nnd myths, and that tho members of tho dlot had no means of enforcing tholr decrees." The government of tho United Btatox of Central Amerlcn, by virtue of tho constitution, is to commnnd tho nu vies, nrmleo. custom houses, rovenuci, etc . of tho threo stntos, nnd Is to have M . . .1.11 . . l . I 1 ii leucrai uisinei oi ivw squaro mura of territory. cmbrnalnK tho Oult of Fonsnru. nnd four largo civil strips of land. In which are sltuntod the porta on the 1'nelftc const of Corlnto, Nlcar Hguu. Ainapnhi, Honduras nnd La liilon. Salvndor, over which they will hnvo special ahnrge. It now appears that lh comiuUslon ers aud tho governors of tho throe states i tho forrnor presidents ha vine given way to governors) have ngreod to Ignore the constitution aud have tho governors rrtnln Jurisdiction over it largo pail j; tho armies, as necessary to keep themselves la position and power, only a small portion of tho ur mien to be under the actual control of tho central government, although all tho armies are to be considered, nominally nt least, under command of the central govornmout. Tho people generally nppear to look at tho now organliatlon with fear and trembling as an additional heavy burden to bo supported by extra Import nnd export duties, taxes, forced loans, eto. The romratSKlnonera nre: Aucl Vgardl of Honduras, M. 0. Mains of Nicaragua and Salvador Collegia of Salvador. Santiago Cull e Jos of Nicaragua has charge of tho federal district and tho Interior department. NmilUso Uatuoltl.. Washington. Nov. 23. Compute re turns have been received of the ea iiulUc el tba Santiago eumpatgn The adjulant's general's oRlee has dl Tided the eurapalgn Into different dates aud periods. The statement shows: La Quaslma, June Sit Killed, 1 officer nnd IS men;- wounded. 6 offi cers and 41 men. Ban Juan. July 1 to 3t Killed, IT oftlrers and 134 ment wounded, A officers and 933 men. 1 Caney. July 1: Killed, i oMtors sua 84 men; wounded, 31 omsem and Mi wm. Aguadurce. July 1 nnd !: Wounded, 3 officers nnd 10 men. Around Santiago, July 10 to IS: Killed. 1 officer and man: wounded, JL officer and 1Z men. Said to Va au llfltl. Monti eal. Nor. 23. Walter MoWhlr rel who Is serving a life sentence for clirderlng an aged couple near Ham ilton. Oat., Is said to be aitualty I,ord Mnnatrd. n SeeltUh earl. Ills wife a former sermnt, fer starry Ins; 'm he was disinherited. She seeks hts release. Nlmtlie lietililiiit, New Vork, Nov. 28, Tho Hharkoy Co belt light, which was witnessed by the largeat nnd most ropresentntlvo gathering of sporting men that ever couqregated to see n ring contest, nlKiut 9000 being present, ondod In iv most disgraceful fiasco last night at the Lenox Athletic oltib. Corbett had all tho womt of the encountor, when one of his seconds, "Connie" MeVoy, Jumppd Into the ring In the ninth round, appealing in the referee, thus violating the rules, and tho reforee, 'Honest" John Kelly, had no alterna tive but to disqualify Corbett and award the bout to Sharkey. McVoy'H net wan absolutely Inexcusable, and tho rofcroe. honoring that there was a "Job" In MoVey'a notion, took It upon himself to declare all bets off. nefnr Kelly did so, howevor, many of those who hud bet on Corbett, and they woro legion, appealed to tho reforee to tako such action, whllo Bharkeylles shout ed against such Interference, and pro tested that ho hud no authority to de clare lifts off. It was nu unfortunate and abrupt ending to what promlsod to bo a mott Interesting fight. Tor wooks both Cop. belt aud Bhnrkey had trained faith fully and prepared for tho contest, nnd when they stripped last night each of them ahowed cxcollent condition. Bhnrkey woa very confident of success, nnd the mnnnor In which he acnulttil himself In tho ring whllo the unlit lasted showed very plainly that hit confidence was founded on good grounds. On tho other hand. Corhott hit tho sailor in tho body low iwid Sharkey protested. Sharkey's quick ni'ss nnd nggresslvoness woro aston Ishliig from tho very beginning utid from tho first It was ovldont that he hold Corbett sufcly. In the soenn.i round there were wild yolls from tho admirers of tho Irishman when ho floored Corbett with a right swing on tho hfnd, precedod with n poworful blow on tho body. Sharkey's rushos woro cusrossful Invnrlnbly. and Jim's quickness nnd leg work were tested to their utmost lu trying to evade the aggressive sailor pugilist. I ! ?! lllean I'r.il.Lnl. : New York. Nov. M.-Hnfacl Igleslas, i.irim.om oi uosta Wen, arrived horo on board tho Atlas liner Altai from I Port I.lmoit nnd Klnminn win. President Igleslas wero nicardo Igle slas, his brother. Col. Lconxo IIoullus nld-do-cnmpi Dr. Antonio aiiestluiut mid Oen. John u. Casement of tho umw Kicnn railway. Tho party will stop nt the Waldorf for a fow days bo I fore proceeding to Washington. Shortly after tho Altai left quaran tine for her doek sho was boarded by Col. William Carter of tho war de partment, representing President Me Klnlny. to woleomo President Igleslas. President Igleslas said that he was traveling practically Incognito, nnd not on national business, and he wm opposed to display. He had simply uotue hero for pleasure and for the benefit of his health, and expects to tako n trip to Hngland and France, md ou his way home will spend sev eral months In tho United States. The rtolt r of President Igleslas at the present time, uwi there Is so much talk about the building ef a eanal aero Nlearagtta. Is believed to have been brought about by the rcoent eon. eeealon grauted to the arose syndl eate. whloh goes into effect In Oetober. 18B.. When this concession was nu nouneed it was said that Costa IlUn'a opposition could In no way affect the new grant. President Igleslas. when spoken Ui about tho eanal to-day, said that Costn Itloa hns Important rights whlsh It has reserved, and Intimated that It was not alt pluln sailing for the new syndUate. Further he would not dU uss the matter. Cumberland Presbyterian ohiiroli at Kernes, Tex., was wrecked by a wind storm. MaJ. W. A. Irwlne ef Dallas. Te Was sjtlokon wUh paralysts at HanU Oeii fJnrela U at New Vork. Miut Amnar by Nev, as, Parts, Nr?. 22. The Spanish and American peace commissioners met In Joint Eeesloia at 2 o'clock yesterday Aft ernoon. Tho Americans declared the United Btnteu must have tho cntlro Philippine archipelago, and for a troaty cession of the Islands tho Amer icans tendered to Spain 120,000,000. It Is further declorod that It Is tho purposo of the United Statea to main tain tho Philippine Islands as an "open door" to the world's commerce. On tho terms named, tho United States proposes a mutual relinquish ment of nil claims for Indemnity, na tional or personal, subsequent to tho last outbreak of tho Cuban Insurrec tion. Nor. 28 Is fixed ns the dato on which the United States commission desires n final reoponi-e to yesterday's proposi tions and nil other subjects In Issue here. It Is nlso declared that tho United States deslro to treat on the religious freedom of tho Cnrollno Islands, as ngreed upon between the United States and Spain In 1880, and also of the ac quisition of ono of the Caroline Island for an American naval station, and of cable landing rights at other places lu Spanish Jurisdiction, and the revival of certain Spanish-American treaties as heretofore In force. The Americans nlso rotuso to arbi trate article S of tho peace protocol bearing on the future disposition nnd control of tho Philippine Islands. Tho memorandum of the American commissioners embodying the abovo propositions Is long and was not rend In full. Tho vital portions, howovcr, were communicated verbally to tho Spanish commissioners In practically theso terms: Tho fact waa cited that tho proposal presented by tho American commission ers In bohalt of tho government for tho cession of the Phlllpplno Islands to tho Uultod Slates having been rejected hy tho Spanish commissioners, and tho counter proposal of thb latter for tho withdrawal of tho American forcjs from tho Islands nnd tho payment of an Indemnity by the United Statea to Spain hnvlng been rojoctod by the American commissioners, tho lattor, dooming It essential that tho present negotiations, already greatly protract ed, should bo brought to au early and definite conclusion, now beg to pro sent a now proposition embodying thi concessions which, for tho sako c.f peace, their government, under tho clr ctmstances would bo willing to tendor. The government of tho United Stolen Is tinoblo to modify tho proposal here tofore mndo for the cession of tho on tiro archipelago of tho Philippines, but tho American commissioners aro au thorised to offer to Spain, in caso the cession should be agreed to, tho sum of $20,000,000, to be paid in accordance with the terms to be fixed in tho treaty of prace. It being the policy of the United States to maintain In tho Philippine an open door to tho world's commerce, tho American commissioners nro pre pared to Insert in tho treaty now in contemplation In effect that for a term of years Spanish ships aud merohnndlso shall bo admitted Into tho Philippine ports on tho samo torms ns Anieilcau ships and merchandise. Aganellln Dlipltaimt. !otidon, Not. 22. AgonclUc-, tns agent ot Agulnnldo, with his advisers returned hre from Paris yestorday morning. He announced hlmseU as being very Indignant at tho statements rondo by MaJ. Oen. Wesley Merrltt In reply to the arraignment ot American offlcera made by the Insurgent Junta nt Hong Kong In an open letter to President MoKlnlcy and the people ot tho United' States. Tho general situa tion nlso displeased Agonclllo and, ott er reculllng to nn Interviewer "how the Filipinos have loyally-and effectively nlded tho Amerjcans," ho added: "ncn. MsrftlTf reWnces to the Fil ipinos as 'children' Is simply an echo ot a Spanish saying, and ho may, like tho Spaniards, find his error when It Is too late. "I am afraid tho Filipinos will nor er ngnln submit to the yoke of n colo nial government. Itnther than llvo again ao alavea they will tight to tho bitter end In defense ot tholr rights nnd freedom. My Instructions nro to claim the recognition ot tholr Inde pendence." "What do the Filipinos think ot tlu American proposal to purchase the Is lands!" Agonclllo won asked. "Tho opinion ot the Filipino govern ment can not bo favorable to It," lis answered, "as they can not allow them selves to be bought and sold llko mer chandise. Utit It tho object ot the mod erate Indemnity Is that their reeognl" tlon aud peace bo established I don't sco why, perhaps, tho mattor should not bo submitted to their consideration." Agulnaldo's agent was then asked v' 'it form ot government the Filipinos would prefer It they couldn ot get complete Independence, but docllncd to answor on the ground that It would bo rreninturo to do so, but expressed "confidence In the honor ot the Ameri can nation and President McKlnley, who will not permit any mlsunder standing." TartlliU t'fttamltr. New York, Nor. II. In the gloom ot smoke, storm and fog that darken ed the rails of the Pennsylrnnla rail road early yesterday morning between Jersey City and Harrison ft belated suburban train dashed Into a gang or workmen, killing eleven nnd Injuring four. Flro others had romnrkable os eapes. All the victims lived In Jersey City. Tho oocldonl happened two nnd n halt mile west at Jersey City, Just hai'ralary I.aiig'a Itapurl. Washington. Nor. 19. Tho follow ing Is said to be Secretary Long's recommendations, to bo submitted by hi in to congress: 1. Tho building of three battleships ot greater oapaolty. ot greater speed, more heavily armored and ot mora powerful batteries than elthor the Kenrsarge. Kentucky or Illinois, the most modern types ot bnttleshlps the navy has finder construction now. 2. Throe .armored cruisers of tho beyond tho Hsekensnrk rlvor bridge. ' first class to bo built, somewhat nfler At that point there nre four tracks, I the typo f tho llrooklyn. Thoy nre two devoted to passenger and two to ' to bo more henvlly armored, possess freUht trnnie. At the north aro the tracks of the Delaware, Laekawanna nnd Western rnllrond. Foreman Quirk mot a powerful lmtlerlos and attain greater speed than tho vessel whloh mndo such n nnitin for herself oft Ran- took out n gang at nineteen men nt 5' tlngo hnrbor. Vlllttil I'rillilaiil, Washington, Nor. 22. President Mo Klnley wan visited by a committor from tho American Public Health asso elation nnd askod to ropeut his roconi mendations ot last year that a bacte riological commission bo creatod foi tho purposo of studying the cause nnd prevention ot yellow fover, tho com mission to go direct o Cuba to do Its work. Tho committee was oomposod ot Dr. H. I). Horlbock, Charleston; Surgeon General a. W. Sternberg, Washington : Dr. C P. Wilkinson. New Orleans; Dr. S. II. Durgln. noi-J ton; Dr. Joulah Hartwell, Canton; Dr. A. H. Doty, Now York; Dr. J. Y. Por ter. Jncksouvllle. The prealdont one your ago recom mended thnt a commission ot four ex perienced bacteriologists bo nppolntod to couduct a systematic examination. Tho committee told the president that a commission Is more Important now than ever before. The president agreed with them, and will ropeat his recom mendation of last yssr. a. m. to ropnlr tho west bound freight track at that place, quirk saw that the tog might tmau dapgor, for ho sent nhead two men, lawless nnd Dolt erty, to give warning ot approaohlng trains. Lawless wan to go west and Doherty east and cover nil the tracks. They wero to shout warnings at tho approach of trains. The pasjongor tracks were kept busy with Incoming suburban trains and tho smoko nnd steam from these trains helped to make tho atmosphere more dense. Suddenly about 8:30 tbero was a shout from Lawless, who was tho ad vance guard of the gang. "Train on No. ,' he cried. It was an eastbound freight train that came slowly leaving bshlnd a heavy pall of smoke. Tho men who wero scattered along tho track Jumped out ot the way. Almost all ot them Jumped to the track No. 1, tile eastbound passenger track. The heavy smoko enveloped them and tho men, many ot them new hands on the road, shivered with fright, for thoy could not see nnd could scarcely hoar tho approaching trains that followed the freight. Lawless, too, had Jumped across to trnc)j No. 1, keeping all the tlmo a sharp look-out, ttuddenly thore was n rumhlo ot whiels nnd tho shriek ot ft whistle. Tho Millstone local, delay ed by fog, wits coming along at the rate of forty miles nn hour. Lawloss was struck nnd thrown thirty foct ftwny, mangled and bleeding. On wont the train. Knglnccr Van Nostrand fyad srnccoly noticed the man's body flying through the air when tho en gine struck Doherty; then It ploughed Into the mnss ot cowering men who stood huddled together on the traak. "It was an awful sight,' said the engineer later. "Thore was a mass of legs and arms flying through the air. I was drenched with blood. I knew that something terrible hod happened and put on, the air hrnkeo as bard as posslblo." When the train came to a standstill tho jmeaongera rushed out. The track was drenched In blood. The meadows and tho track looked llko a battlefield 3. Four protected rrulseis afler the type of tho Now York. Hoch ot these, as In tho caso of the battleships nnd cruiser of tho first class, Is to have greater speed, greater oapaolty nnd more poworful batteries than the pres ent Now York. i. An increase In the nnvy of from COOO to 8000 sailors. The present force to b Increased from 12,500 to at least 20,000. The margin Is left to tho de cision ot congress. 5. Theso recommendations are mado Willi an esptolnt view to tho colonial possesslonn of the United States. Secretary I-ong argues In his report that with the Philippines and Porto nico ns colonies ot the United Statea It will bo necessary to have powerful squadrons to protect them. In the future tho greater part of the work ot tho navy will bo In looking after the interests ot these colonics, Tho pres ent navy will be oblo to look after theso possessions for the noxt year or so, nnd In that tlmo great additions will bo made to Its fighting capacity. Uy tho 1st of July tho Kcnrsargo and Kentucky will be placed lit commis sion. Tho cruUer Albany, now being fitted out In an Kngllsh navy yard, will bo ready for service early In the spring. Tho Alabama, being built nt Cramp's navy yoidY WIM be ready for sorvlco about tho hildiki if aummcr. Tho Illinois will como aTeSPlntor, nnd about the samo tlmo tho battleships nnd crulscru recommended by Sccretnry I-ong In this report will bo nlmoot ready for commission. I'rom l)wj. Washington, Nov. 19. News ot a mixed character has como to tho navy department from Admiral Dowoy touching tho situation in the Philip pines. The admiral sent two of hU warships, tho Charleston nnd the Con cord, somo tlmo ago to the southwnrd from Manila to ascertain whether thero wns any truth In reports that tho Insurgents hnd extended their not! vltlen In thnt direction. He cabled as follows: Manila, Nor. 18. Secretary ot tho navy, Washington: Charleston and covered with bodies. Tho shrieks of Concord arrived to-day from Idollo (Inrarnmant Air I.ln. Washington, Nov. 22. James Long street, commissioner of railroads, In his annual roport yestorday calls utten tlon to tho peroral prosperity In rail road affairs, and recommends that the government eonstruot nnd operate n flrct-olass doublo-trnck railway from Kansas City to San Diego, Cat., by air line route. This, he says, will open tho shortest line measured by the map from Doston, New York and Philadel phia to the Paollle coast and near the eoAl fields of the east and the west Hits side of the JtaeKiea aitd making Uw most direct line from our great oom rvolnl oenters to the Sandwloh Is uads and the Philippines. Uallan Uiirni, Havre, Nor. 22. A fire whUh broke out in COOO bales ot cation lying at a wharf hore destroyed 2100 bales before It was got under control, the cotton was brought here on Nov. 13 by Uio Urltlsh steamer Iran from New Orleans. llllUjr ut Viirra. i Washington, Nor. 22. MnJ. Oen. ' Sohoflold called on tho president nt tho executive inanition yesterdny aft ' eruoon. In speaking ot tho Paris ne gotiations Con. Seholleld sold: "I do j not believe that Spain will submit ox- eopt hy a display of fareo hy tho Unit ; ed States. She con not afford to. Ae I eordltig to her argument sho has moit jgKd tho Philippine Islands tor debt land they therefore do not beloiiK to ; her, eonsnuntly she eau not plaoo I herself In the position of giving away ! that which she herself has not n clear title to. She will have to be foreed ns wan tho ease In Cubs. Thin Is my rlew ot the situation." This was Mid after a eantereaee with tho president at which the I'hlllpplne situation was dlsewMed. Iltiult or a ,1ka. Marnette, Wis., Nor. 22. As a result of si practical Juke Wm. Menos. a ce dar worker shot, shot his wife nnd fa tally wounded hlmsolf. A fellow workman, for a Joke, made him believe that his wife, from whom he had been stparnted, was about to wed another ?aan. He secured a revolver, broke In o her home and fired twlse at her as he was seated sewing. Only one bul let took effect, Indicting a flesh wound, Thinking he had killed her, he turned the revolver on himself, flrsd and died In a few hours afterword. tho dying drowned the cries ot horrl fled pAMcngers. Women fainted and men turned nway In horror. Ot the nlnetcon men ulno wero dead aud alt wounded. Bomeono telephoned quickly to Jer sey City. Many ot the bodies wero writhing In mortal agony when placed on tho train and borne to the city. Two ot tho wounded died on tho way. A ro lief train brought book tho others. Srhwozowshl, whose back was brok en, and who waa also Internally In jured, died lu the hospital, to which he wns taken. This Increases the death list to twelve. Twtnly-Twu tnjaratt, WlUon, la., Nor. 10. Twenty-two men were more or lees Injured In two railway wrecks here yesterdny during a (II ass reports that the entlro Island ot Pansy Is In possession ot Insurgsnts oxcept Hollo, which Is dofended by 60.1 Spanish troops. All foreign ollUons beg American protection. Tho Inland ot ixearos has declared Independents nnd desires American protectorate DKWUY. a lass Is tho commander ot ths Charleston. Ro far nothing has been done hy tho ndmluUtratluii toward curbing the Insurgents lu their degra dations save verbal repniNntftlluus from tho American eommandars to Agulnnldo, In whlsh It has been point ed out to him that It would ho geod polley, In vlow of the probability of the nnnoxatlwu of island) by Ute United States, to pursue n eavrte ttMt would not he obnoxious to the Unit ed States. Ilut the situation Is nuw reflllfed to be crltkal. So far m the Nlrlka nn lUiturlliin. Augusta, Qn., Nor. 21. Three thou sand operatives lu the eotton milts hen struck ou aeeount ot a reduction Ic waged. The King, 8lily, Hnierprlsn lsolta and Shamroek mills aro closed, and only tho Augusta, Olobe and Suth erland are running. IiiraillgallaB, Tho commission to Investigate tin postal system held Its first meetlni at Chicago. All ot the members, In eluding Senator Woleott ot Colorado, Chairman Allison, Chandler and Faulk ner, and Congressmen Loud, Fleming-. Catehlngs and Moody were present. The principle subject to be dlseussed Is the compensation paid to railroads fer earrylug mails; Four men were killed at the Coring tou, Ky., oleetrlc power heuaa. 1iw fnt. In n littait.AHfl Atlllrflnn nn the nook Island at Moeeow. Drakeraan ree oneerned. pcrlMtfH jb.y Join Doftfthue wm fatally hurt, Urftke-1 n Mi n uk " ,rf thT man Marshall Miller had a leg broken. I1"" tho foreln rW t ol Three other trainmen were seriously ! f?""r,J J, ft ,1 ,LH iho nituHiiuii I i tin l T1 1 1 II i,fw V-V If, Injured. Donahue did not long sur vive Later a construction train clearing the wreck was struck by a mall train. Seventeen wore Injured, but none wer killed. Coobs & Wee's gin, at Moody. Tex., valued at 1 1000, was burned. Ilrajfui luformaii, Paris. Nor. 19. The governor of French (lulana has sent a dispatch to tho colonial ollleo here saying Alfred Dreyfus, tho former French otfleer un dergoing Imprisonment tor Ufa on Dev il's lias been Informed ot the revision proceedings lu his ease. tentlnns to Intervene to protect the Huropeans nnd other forttgHsri anil to sure the elty of Hollo, the aeaenit III Importance lu the Philippine group, frnm looting, the United State ferten appear to be estopped under the rutei ot war, from moving their peflUMg. lush Is tho eonstruetlon pbieexl Hipri tho clause In tho protocol relating to ft suspension of liMllllttM. TroHCla Nut .HtlrliUa. Bx-Presldent Cleveland, CspL Mab Brans and Hanker lUsedltt lmTegoae on ft two months' erulee, tint will In clude ft visit to Porto Illso. The war department tee not an ticipate any trouble In Porto Itlco growing out of disorderly eonduit ol troops sent there. There was aett trouble with soldiers ot thj sixth tin miines and forty-seventh Mow York about the time of their arrival, hot tt was Mem quieted. Tim leek ot dls. elpllBo in tho rolMHtoor orfHRlMitona U believed to hare bee rvatlb' tor the dtslortmiico. but ttw (Motors arc getting better eoatiol ot Ibotr taeo.