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The Hooc River Glacier, It's a Cold Day When We Get Left. VOL. X. HOOD RIVER, OREGON;' FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1898. NO. 30. LATER NEWS. EXPANSION OPPOSED. DEATH OF GARCIA. From All Parts of the New World and the Old. OF INTEREST TO OUR READERS Comprehensive Review of the Import ant Happenings of the Fast Week Called From the Telegraph Column The pottery trust lias completed its organization under the laws of New Jersey; capital, 120,000,000. Steamer Roumania has sailed from Savannah for Havana with the first regiment, North Carolina, to help gar : rison the turbulent city. N The faria court of cassation has granted a stay of proceedings in the Picquart trial, and thereby invoked, the furv of the anti-Dreyfus press. , A mining suit involving property K valued at $3,000,000 has been entered ' in the courts of California by a Mon tana syndicate against prominent Cali fornia capitalists. L" In a recent public address in Wash- , ington Uount von Uolzen saia tnat tne only good volunteers among the United States troops during the late war were the Rough Eiders. ' ... It is now understood that Major-Gen-eral James F. Wade, president of the United States evacuation oommittee, will be appointed by President MoKin ley military governor of western Cuba. Ther supreme oourt of Nebraska has decided that th3 bondsmen of ex-State .Treasurer Baitley will have to make good that official's shortages and steal ings from the state, amounting in all i to about $700,000. D. H. Howard, a New Mexico cattle dealer, with two 'detectives, is on the trail of Gilett, the Kansas plunger, on whom Howard is $40,000 short. How ard will ask the governor of Kansas to issue requisition papers for his extradi tion to New Mexico. v . The British Columbia mills are again ' receiving lumber orders from Cape Town, South Africa, after a period of ' ' two years, during which little or no lumber was shipped to that district, 'Two vessels are at present undor way to Victoria to receive cargoes for Afrioa. Sam Smith, train robber, has been sentenced to be hanged at Eldorado, " Kan., for the murder of oitizen Bel ford, who was one of a posse that resist ed Smith and his partner, Tom Wind. Wind pleaded guiliy to seoorid-degree murder and was sentenced to 20 years. '' The Spanish government has issued the following semi-official note relating to tlje president's referenoe to the loss pf the Maine in his message to eon grees. "Spain has been treated by the conqueror with unexampled cruelty and is resigned to her fate; but she can not tolerate President MoKinley's accusa tion, for she is conscious of her com pete innooence." . A bill will soon be drafted providing . for the taking of the 12th census. The steamer Rosalie, which has just arrived from the towns on the Lynn canal, .reports that , a thousand men from Dawson are making their way to the coast. , t Franoisco de Franohi, who was shot dead by Antonio Rosso after a saloon quarrel in San Francisco,' is said to have been an agent of the murderous La Mafia Society. i One more request of the Spaniards was negatived by the peace commis- eioners. Ships and produots oi Spain will not be granted the same rights in Cuba and Porto Rioo as those of tha United States. ' ' From the war department oomes the announcement that it is proposed to send regular regiments to relieve1 the .volunteeers in Manila just as soon as transportation can be. arranged. The , volunteers will be returned to the. United States in the order in' which . ' they left. . . . The finding of the court of inquiry concerning the abandonment of the Infanta Maria Teresa during the storm . of October 29, has been made public The court finds the abandonment was not due to any fault or neglect on the part of any officer of the navy, ' and does not think any further proceedingi should be instituted. , 1 While fighting fire in the dook of the Lehigh Coal & Coke Company at West Superior, Wis., a crew , of men was caught by a bad cave-in, caused by the weakening of the pile foundation. ; Four were buried under thousands of tons of burning coal;. One, John Mai inowski, has been resoued alive, but is in a precarious condition. The other three have probably perished. , Of the emergency 'national defense fund of $50,00,0000, the navy depart- . ment got the largest amount, viz, $29, 978,274. The war department expen ditures of the emergency fund amounted ' .' to $18,951,803. The state department received $393,000 from the emergenoy fund. Of this $100,000 has been trans ' feired to bankers for this department aly London for the use of the, commis sion at Paris, and $30,000 was advanced to the disbursing offtoer for the com mission prior to its departure for Paris. Two men were killed by the explo sion of natural gas at Cannonsville, Ind. One man was killed and several fatally wounded at a sohool entertain ment at Charleston, W. Va. ,' The purchase prioe is 950,000, paya ble in oash in fully paid shares, leaving 50,000 for the working capital. : ; Henry J. Nelligan, cook, George W. Beverly, both of oompany G, First Florida, stationed at Huntsville, Ala., were killed in a oamp quarrel. ; Rosslarjd's famous Le Boi mine is at last before London investors. The London Globe Corporation and the British Amerioa Corporation have in vited subscriptions to 200,000 shares of 5 each in the LeRoi Company, ltd. A smooth gang of counterfeiters is at work in the Mississippi valley. ' The counterfeit is of the standard silver dollars. All of which have so far been discovered bear the date of 1890. It is believed something like 200,000 of them have gained circulation. . , Senator Davis, ot the Paris peace commission, in an interview with a London Daily Mail correspondent, de clared, in favor of a triple alliance be tween the United States, England and Japan, for the protection of all their interests north of the equator. . Charles Tracy, aged 16, shot and instantly killed Tim Connors, custodian of Greenlawn cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind. Tracy with a number of other boys was near the cemetery throwing snowballs at pedestrians. Refusing to desist he1 was killed by Connors. 'The thirteenth annual convention of the American Federation of Labor met at Kansas City, Mo. About 150 dele gates from all parts of the country were, present; also William Thorne and Wil liam Inskip, of London,, representing the British trades-union congress. The British, Columbian government has made a crown reserve of all town sites and land outside of the mining fields in the Lake Atlin district. This was recently announced privately by Mr. C. Settlin, premier of British Co lumbia, to Gold Commissioner W. J. Rant, who has just arrived in Seattle from Atlin. Tlie United States government is not aware that any arrangement has been made for the transfer of the title of the Samoan islands to Germany, and being one of the parties to the tripartite agreement under which Samoa is now governed, it is .not conceivable that any change in the status of the islands can be made without the knowledge of this government. , ' Three people were burned to death in a fire in a Brooklyn flat. : President McKinley will make ' a tour of Porto Rico and Cuba. v Only two men were killed in the VVardner (Idaho) mine disaster. Ten deaths as a . result of suioi'de, and accident is the record of one Sun day in Greater New York. Germany is now said to be seeking an ally and wants the friendship of Uncle Sam. German Ambassador von Holleben has - been commissioned to settle whatever differences exist. An area of 20 blocks in . the 28th ward in Brooklyn was Inundated ' by raging waters, which washed out the fundationB of houses, tore down trolley and telegraph poles, imprisoned people in their homes. . Charles W. Miller, of Chicago, last year's six-day champion, won the great bioycle race at Madison-Square Garden again this year, beating the world's reoord (his own) by 24 miles. He made 2,007 miles, and rested but 34 hours in the 142. . Unpreodented secrecy obtains as to the conditions of the construction of the Shamrock, the challenger for the America's pup. Not merely are the most strict precautions taken to pre vent a leakage of the details of her con struction, but even the place where she is being built is kept secret. . ' - v The foreign exhibitors have been seri ously affected by the deoision of the Paris appeal court in rejecting the suit of a Swiss embroiderer against a Frenoh manufacturer who copied his deAfgns. The effect of the deoision is that de signs .and patterns in the foreign ex hibits of 1900 may be1 copied with im pnnity, by Frenoh manufacturers, un lessthe exhibitors possesss a manu factory in France. The battle-ship Massachusetts struck a reef or sunken obstruction near Dia mond reef, off Castle William, Gover nor's island, N..Y., while on her way from the navy-yard to the naval an chorage off Tompkinsville, S. I. The damage wrought was considerably greater 'than was at first supposed, and it is believed fully 90 days will be required to put the vessel in condition to go to sea, even if she is not vitaliy hurt. . The authorities are making an effort to break up witohoraft in Alaska. It is practioed among the Indians, who are very superstitious. News from Alaska says: Charles Watson, John MoCubin and John Halpin lost their lives by the premature explosion of a blast. They , were working on the grade of the White Pass Ss Yukon rail road, between camps 9 and 10. They were charging a bole when the explo sion occurred. Their bodies were hor ribly mangled. ' , Mil JIM IB footing in Havana, With , : Fatal Results. THREE KILLED, MANY WOUNDED The Trouble Waa Canoed by an Effort to Close the Theaters on Account . of Garoia's Death. . Havana, Dec. 14. After the news of General Garcla's death spread through. Havana early yesterday afternoon, the Cubans wished to have all the places of amusement closed. They suceeded in dosing ' two places frequented by Cubans, but the management of, the Tacori theater, where there were many Spanish officers among the audience, refused to close the house. Thereupon Allegretto, a former captain of the Cuban troops, got into an excited argu ment with the manager of the theater, and was escorted to the sidewalk by the police on duty. There Allegretto entered into a heated discussion with a Spanish officer, who struck him across the faoe with the fiat of his sword. Then there was a collision between the Cubans and Spanish military men, more blows were struok on both sides, and many persons from the cafes and park cheered for Spain and. brought orowds of people to the spot from ad jacent streets and squares. Suddenly a shot was fired, whether by a Cuban or by a Spaniard, inten tionally or accidentally, cannot be said, and the Cubans retieated into the Ho tel Ingleterra. More shots were filed: on both sides, and Arturo, a French citizen, born in Havana, was Bhot and seriously wounded while sitting at a table. . . More shots were fired, and Cubans ran through the hotel office and made their way upstairs. '' Jesus Solongo, a Cuban, fell wounded on the stairs, and another wounded man broke into the room occupied by Lieutenant Fitzhugh Lee, son of the famous general, and the former consul-general here, demanding protection. General Greene and sev eral members of his staff, who had been out on a balcony watching the crowd, heard the uproar in the hotel, and went into the corridor. So soon as the Span ish offioers saw General Greene, who was in uniform, they stopped the pur suit of the Cubans, saluted and retired. . In the meantime, Eastaqnino Lemus had been fatally wounded in the street, and Pedro Blesa and Senor Jiininez had been killed. , . Shortly after the Spanish guards on duty swarmed in from the neighboring streets, and order wasi restored. At the time the Cubans and pursuing Spaniards -ran through the Hotel Ingle terra, General Humphreys was in the lobby, talking to Majoi Martin, of Gen eral Greene's. sMff, and other gentle men. A bullet shattered a mirror near which they stood, and two others splintered the stairoase. ' R: S. How-land, editor of the Provi dence Journal and Mr. W. L. Reilly, a New York contractor, were jostlod by the sudden rush of shouting and fight ing men. General Julio Sanguilly was sitting at a table in the lobby. The violent scenes in the office and on the stairs lasted, however, for only a few minutes. On the outside the Spanish soldiers were clearing the great square and streets in the vicinity. The hotel was full of American officers and civil ians, and some of them with their wives were standing on the balconies at the imminent risk of being hit by bul lets fired at an upward angle to scare the crowds. From that point they watched the spectacle in the electric lighted square. ; . It is reported that in addition to .those killed and wounded who have heen previously mentioned, 14 are be ing oared for in private houses. Three arrests were made. . A few minutes after the shooting in the hotel fright ened patrons and Cubans gathered around General Greene asking if he would protect them. He assured them he believed they were, safe, but the only recognized authority in Havana was the Spanish executive. He then I sent Captain Cole and Lieutenant' Stevens to General Castellanos to inquire what was being done to preserve order. ' The latter replied that .the cafes had been ordered closed, and the streets oleared, while troops in sufficient numbers to keep the peace had been poBted in the squares and thoroughfares.' Two of the aids of General Castellanos called upon General Greene and gave him further personal assuranoes. Telephone messages describing the occurrence were sent to General Wade in Elvedado, aad General Greene cabled to Washington a brief statement of the facts. What was taking place in the city was all unknown to the Amer ican warships and transports in "the harbor, nor did the news reaoh there until this morning. . The United States evacuation com missioners and General' Greene sent General Clous and . Captain Hart at noon today to exchange views with the Spanish commissioners. It was ar ranged that all the Cuban offioers and soldiers, including General Julio San guilly and Jose Lacret, should go to the oamp near Mariano and remain out of the city until the Spanish forces were withdrawn Senator! Test and Hoar Desire No ' . Philippines. -t ; Washington, Dec' 14. Disoussion of two questions, each of importance and interest at this session, was begun by the senate at its session to3ay.' Terri torial expansion and the construction of the Nicaragua oanal occupied the atten tion of the body duiing the 'greater part of the afternoon. As soon as the routine morning busi ness had been disposed of. Mr. Vest I (Dem. Mo.) called up his resolution offered last week, deolaring it to be un constituional for this government to acquire foreign territory except for coal ing stations or some like purpose, un less its intention was to confer state hood upon the territory and oitizen ship upon its inhabitants. Mr. Vest declared it was a basio principle of this government "that the powers of the government were derived from the' con sent of the governed," and maintained that the federal government had no authority either in morals or in the constitution to go beyond that princi ple. He held that the principle had been sustained by the supreme court in various decisions, and that no publio man of prominence and no, recognized tribunal had ever been reckless enough to'controvert it.' ;;. , i Mr. Morgan opened the debate on the oanal bill with a three hours' appeal for action at this session. The whole oountry, he said, would be disappoint ed if congress did not act. He was willing to take any measure whioh would result in the building of the canal. In the course of his remarks, he agreed to accept an amendment spe cifically exoepting the canal from neu trality with regards to any country with which the United States might be at war. TO RELIEVE VOLUNTEERS. Six Regiments Designated for Service at Manila. Washington, Deo. 14. The" war de partment has begun in earnest the re lief of the volunteer troops now sta tioned at Manila by regulars. " This afternoon Secretary Alger signed : an order designating for this purpose six regiments of the United States infantry out of eight held in reserve for servioe to tropical countries. The regiments are the Twentieth, at' Fort Leaven worth, Kan.; the Third, at Fort Snell ing, Minn.; the Twelfth, at Jefferson barracks, Mo., and Fort Riley, Kan.; the Seventeenth, at Columbus barracks, O.; the Fourth, at Fort Sheridan, and the Twqnty-seoond, at Fort Crook, Neb. They will go forward to Manila as soon as tire transportation can be pro vided. It mav be that the two regi ments still held in reserve, the Twenty fourth and the Twenty-fifth infantry, will join the others before they sail. These regiments were selected in the reverse ratio to the loss sustained by them ' in the Cuban campaign. The volunteers in Manila will be retried in the order in whioh they reached that city. . ' 1 Bear-End Collision. ' .Pendleton, Or., Do. 18. Rushing down the mountain grade of the O. R. & N. Co.'s main line a heavy freight train crashed into the rear end 6f the overland fast mail and piled up the cars and engine in great confusion. The mail train was at the time station ary. Three men were injured David Filler, an old man of 64, who was on his way to the coast from Montauk, III.; Jay -Adams, of San Francisco, general Paoiflc coast agent for the Niokel Plate road, who was cut and scalded;,' Louis. Pleohner,; traveling salesman for the wholesale house of GintermaniBros., St. Paul; and Fire man Harry 1 Burrows, ! of ' tlie freight train, who received out on the fore head. . . . ... Isle de Cuba Leaves. . Manila, - Dec. 14. The ' Isle ' de Cuba, one of the ships sunk by Dewev in the battle of Manila, and which he subsequently caused to be raised, start ed for Hong Kong today under her own steam. She is of 1,030 tons displace ment and 2,200 indicated horse-power. - The Raleigh leaves for home Thurs day via the Suez canal. As a result of an altercation before a fruit stand yesterday, a California vol unteers was stabbed and two natives shot to death. ' . . - ( The Mare Island Fleet. Vallejo, Cal.. Deo. 14. The rebuild ing of the United States oruiser Ranger at Mare island is progressing rapid ly.1 The Wheeling came out of the dock tc day. She will receive her supply of coal and provisions in a few days, and will then sail for the northern seas. The Iroquois has been thoroughly over hauled and in readiness to go into com-, mission. - Commander Henry Nichols has been ordered to . Manila to take oharge of the Monadnook. , -Father and Son Killed. ' Denver, Deo. 14. A speoial to the News from Starkville, "Colo., says: Michael Tereso and his 15-year old son Antonio were killed today by a cave-in in the coal mine in which they were working. '; " "' Four Burned to Death. Sew York, Dec. 14. The . fire which ; destroyed the apartment-house at 134 Prospect Place, Brooklyn, . last' night, killed four persons Joseph W.' Nob lett, his wife, his wife's mother, Mrs. Stothern, and John Winee. The other missing persons have been acoounted . lor. - Iloilo Assaulted the' Night of ' . ( December 1. 1 roOK 'ALL BUT ONE TRENCH A coord In b to a Spanish Report, They Were Finally Bepulsed With Great toss Deaths at Manila. - ' Manila, Deo. 13. According to re liable advices reoeived from Iloilo, capital of the island of Panay, in the Visayas group, the insurgents attaoked Iloilo the night of December 1 and cap tured all the Spanish trenches, except one. : They then notified General Rios to remove the women and children, and threatened to renew the attack on the following night. 1 --: When these advices left Iloilo, Gen eral Rios was expecting reinforcements andj field guns, and. the plan was for the Sparfish gunboats to shell, if the insurgents effeoted an entranoe. The foreign residents were greatly alarmed, and all merchantmen have been ordered outside the harbor. v Meanwhile the -Spanish authorities have been advised that the Tulisanos troops are looting, in disobedience of orders, and cannot be restrained. On the other hand, the Spanish trans port Isla de Luzon reports that the in surgents around Iloilo were repulsed with great slaughter December 6; while attempting to storm the last entrench ment. : According to this story,' 500 insurgents were killed 'bt wounded by the machine guns.. . " Deaths at Manila. r ; Washington, Dec. 13. Major-General Otis, commanding at Manila, has made the following report of deaths in his command: , ... . "December 8 Fred J. Norton, pri vate, cqmany F, Seoond Oregon, dysen tery; Frank M. Hibbs, private, com pany A, Second Oregon, dysentery, heart failure. ' "December 9 Harry G. Hibbarda, oorporal, company K, Second Oregon, typhoid fever." ,., ., FILES HER PROTEST. Spain Accepts the Consequences 111 Naturedly. . ' . . Madrid,-Dec. 18. The government entirely approves the memorandum of protest against the action of the United States commissioners, filed by Senor Montero Rios, at Paris. The memorandum protests against the refusal of the Americans to surren der the securities deposited in the treas uries of Cuba and Porto Rico by private Spaniards,- remarking that:"never has a civilized nation committed such an aot of violence." ' Secondly, it'protests against the ulti matum demanding the Philippines. Thirdly, it protests against the posi tion in which those Spaniards are placed who desire to remain in Cuba. . . Fourthly, it protests against the ref erence to the destruction of the Maine in President MoKinley's message to congress. ' On this point the memoran dum says: "Spain haB proposed arbitration, but the United States has refused to give her the right which is granted to a criminal; namely, the right of defend ing herself. The Spanish commission ers leave the care of fixing the responsi bility for tha' explosion to'-, the entire world, whicli will say whether those are responsible who desire the truth, or those refusing to seek it." The newspapers generally express re lief at the signing of the treaty.' The independent organs, most of the provin cial papers and the Carlist and repub lican journals attack both political par ties, conservative and liberal, reproach ing them equally with having brought the country to the present pass. . : ; El Imparcial alone publishes the contents of the treaty, which produces a less unfavorable impression than had been expected, owing to the commercial and other concessions to Spain. El Liberal says: "The Paris negotia tions offer a far sadder spectacle than the ships which are bringing back our repatriated soldiers, deplorable as the oondition of the latter is." ' .-;"'. '.',: Several members of the United States commission were inclined at first tq publish the text of the treaty, but Sen ator Frye made a strong plea yesterday for the' observance of ooortesy toward the United States senate, and bis ar guments prevailed. i learned as to the wording of the treaty, which provides , that Cuba is to be re linquished and that Porto Rico and the Philippines are to be ceded. The Americans are to pay for the repatria tion Of the Spanish troops from all the colonies. . The Spaniards are to return all prisoners held by them. They are to retain possession , of all military stores, and munitions of war in the Philippines, and of such ships as have not been captured. The commercial treaties between the two nations, which i the war ruptured, are to be lenewed at the convenience of the two nations. Arrowsmith;' 111.,'.' Dec. 10. The private bank of Taylor & MoClure was last night entered by robbers, who se cured $4,000 worth of negotiable paper and e soaped. The Cuban Patriot ' a Victim ef the Northern Climate : Washington, Deo. 18. General Cal ixto Garcia, the distinguished Cuban warrior and leader, and the head of the sommission elected by the Cuban as sembly to .visit this country, died here this morning, shortly after 10 o'olock, at the Hotel Raleigh, where the com mission has its headquarters. ' " ' The sudden change from the warm jlimate of Cuba, with the hardships he had there endured, to the wintry weather of New York and Washington, Is responsible . for ' the pneumonia which resulted in his demise. He con tracted a slight cold ill New York, which did not assume an alarming stage until early the part of last week. Last Tuesday night,. General Garcia, in company with the other members of the commission, attended a . dinner given in his honor by General Miles, and it. was a result of the exposure that culminated in his death. , During the 12 hours or more preced ing dissolution. General Garcia was unoonscous most of thetirrje. At in tervals he recognized one or more of those about him. In his dying mo ments, as all through his busy and ao tive life, his thoughts were for his be loved country and ' its people, and, among his last words, were irrational mutterings, in which he gave orders to his son. who is on his staff, for the bat tle which he supposed was to occur to morrow, and in which he understood there were only 400 Spaniards to com bat. Just before he died he embraced his son. - Rev. Father Magee, of St. Patrick's church, was called in during . the day, and was with General Garcia until the end, administeriug the last rites of the Catholic church. Other members of the commission and Mr. Rubens, their counsel in this country, 1 were also in the bed-chamber when the end oame. The remains were immediately pre pared for burial, and were placed on a bierwin the room in which he died. A large Cuban flag served as a covering, and the head rested on one of smaller dimensions. -The faoe and bust were left exposed to public view. The fea tures had a remarkable lifelike appear ance, and gave no : indication of the suffering whioh the deceased had borne. Just above the head rested a magnificent : floral piece of red and white ribbon. s By direotion of Major General Miles a detachment of soldiers from battery E, Sixth artillery, under command of Lieutenant Cox, was de tailed as a body guard for the remains. General Garcia, whose name will ever be linked with those of other pa triots who have fought against unequal odds for the freedom of his country, has had a most active and varied life, most of whioh has been spent in fight ing for the cause of Cuban liberty, whioh he had the satisfaction of seeing accomplished so shorta time before his death. He was a man of cultuie and refinement, of splendid education, and came from a distinguished family of Jaiquani.ol Santiago de Cuba province.. He was born. in Cogquin, October 14, 1839, and was therefore . in his 60th year. ' ' - " ' . ' ' BRYAN'S RESIGNATION. Chinese Decoration for Lieutenant Colonel Yifquain. Savannah, Ga., Dec. 13. General Keifer, who is in command of the re? maining troops of the Seventh army oorps sinoe General Lee's departure for Cuba tonight, confirms the rumor of Colonel W, J. Bryan's resignation of his oommand. Both General Lee. and General Kiefer endeavorei to induce Colonel Bryan to go to Cuba, but were unsuccessful. -. " ';-':.'."' Lieutenant-Colonel Vifquain, of -the Third Nebraska regiment, who .will succeed Colonel Bryan upon the lat ter's resignation, received notice today from the Chinese legation at Washing ton that the emperor of China had con ferred upon him the decoration of the Order of the Double Dragon in recog nition of his services to the Chinese residents of the republic of Colombia, when he was United States consul at Panama. Lieutenant-Colonel Vitquain is a graduate of the royal , military academy of Brussels, and served in the servicer of the present king of Belgium. He served throughout the civil war in the Union army, and was. breveted brigadier-general by Abraham Lincoln. RETURNS TO HAVANA. Major-General Lee Started Last Night . . , With His Staff. .,. Savannah, Ga., . Dec. 18. General Lee and staff sailed for Cuba this after noon on the transport Panama. Crowds of people lined the wharves as the transport passed down the river. As the tugboat cut loose, the siren taken from the Spanish cruiser Almirante Oquendo after the battle of. Santiago, and now on the tug Cambria, soreeched ' the Panama a parting salute. . General Lee will remain outside of Havana tin til January 1, when he will enter the oity. The Panama will land at Mari ana, whore General Lee will establish his headquarters on the camp site select ed by Colonel Hecker for the Seventh corps, and will remain there until he enters Havana.- : Ig-lesias Brother-ln-Law Arrested. ' New York, Deo. 12. Wm. P. Lynn, brother-in-law -of Iglesias; president of Costa Rica, who oame to this country' with the latter, is under arrest here. ! '