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ESTABLISHED JUNE TO , 1871. OMAHA , SATUKDAV l AllCll 11 , 1890 TWELVE PAGES. S1XC5LE COPY JiTVl'J CENTS. DEWEY NOT YET DONE Admiral of Manila Not Likely to Rest Until lighting is All Over , FEW MORE IMPORTANT PORTS TOB Driving Off the Tagals and Otis' ' AdvancS the Work in Hand , WAR SHIPS WILL SUPPORT THE ARMY Successor to Commander of Asiatic Squadron Being Considered. WILL BE GIVEN A CHANCE TO COME HOME A'nvy nrpnrtniriit Drnlroiift tlint for < > ooil of the Sort Ice tlir Ailiulrnl TilUc Curt * fit lllinxi'ir mid TaUe .Nuviloil Kent. WASHINGTON , March 10 The statement can bo lopeated on the authority ot the Navy department that Admiral Dowcy will not bo relieved at Manila until he chooses to maku application for such relief. So far ho has not given any Intimation of a jmrpoHo to apply for relief In the Imme diate future and from the few declarations ho haa let fall the department has every reason to believe that hu deco not contem- platu any tmch aUlon. Consequently there IB no foundation for the story that Admiral Schlcy or any other admiral has been selected to take command of the Asiatic station. So far as the Navy department Is concerned the directing of ficials are not only willing but anxious that Dewey shall complete tols task and they deprecate the circulation ot such ntorlcfi as those alleging that ho le to bo relieved , for the reason that by constant reiteration the Impression might be con voyed to the admiral that the department would like to relieve him. In the case of n man cf Dowoy's punctilious fooling the more suggestion , If lie had the slightest reason to believe It had an official founda tion , would be sulllclcnt to Induce him to npply Immediately for relief rather than to embarrass the department. As Dowcy himself fixed the limitation ot hlfi stay by the length of the task before him. It may be a matter of interest to record the belief of many naval officers that , after nil , the end la almost within sight. iDowey has established himself In Manila ; lie has assisted In the taking of Hello , he has sent forces to Cobu In connection with the army , also to Negros ; the principal ports of the Philippines have all been taken over into American possession In large part through his co-operation with the army. There remain only a few ports of Impor tance , notably Zambonngo on Mindanao and pet haps ono of the towns In the Sulu archipelago pelage , to ibc occupied. Expeditions ore now moving In these directions and that branch of the work will ho soon closed up. \Vjjr Di'ivoj' In > e * ileil. There will remain only two features of the campaign to require Dowey's assistance. rirst , and near at hand , la the driving off of the Tngala , under Agulnaldo , near Manila. With Lnvvton landing this morning at Manila with his reinforcements nnd the other reinforcements expected soon General Otis' movement In force Is near at hand. The navy will aid In this. Ships can be * placed In proper positions on the shores of the bay of iMnnlln to command the country for miles nnd by co-operation with the army through the agency of the signal corpa tha Insurgents can too shelled out of the Jungles many miles Inland by the war ship The next and last feature of Dewey's task will be the establishment of a close blockade to prevent munitions of war or supplies from reaching the insurgents , providing there are any Insurgents remaining after Otis nnd Lawton have mude their forward move. When this has been done , when there Is nothing further In the way of lightIng - Ing for the war ships to do , It Is believed that then Dewey's task probably will be re garded as finished by himself , and It will tie time for the Navy department to con sider the question of n successor to the com mander ot the Asiatic station. 'Admiral ' Dewey has been Instructed tc prescribe his own uniform for the rank te which ho has been raised , although It Is not believed ho has given much attention to matters of uniform of late. His llaj Is blue with four stars not In the shape ol u diamond. His uniform under former reg ulations when the navy had' an admiral would be four stars on his shoulder strops the end stars being on an anchor On hli eleove ho would wear two very broad bamlf of gold , between which would bo a band a ! yellow half the width of the outside bands The bands on the sleeve would extcnc nearly to the elbow. By a special ucl passed in the closing hours Admiral Dewey will receive the pay ot the last general ol the army. Tneiity-Sruoml In the Field , MANIUA , March 10 5 p. m. The bodl < > f of Colonel W , n. Smith , Major K. McCon- vlllo , Captain David S , Elliott and Secoiu Lieutenant Kugene S , French , who wen killed In action , wore sent home today b ; the United States transport Scaudla wltl military honors , the Second Oregon voluiv teors furnishing the escort through the city Major General Lawtou , who arrived hen today on hoard the United States transpor Grant , from Now York on January 19 , landei and formally reported to Major Genera Otis , after which ho returned on bonid thi Grant. The troops that reached hero 01 boird the Grunt , the Fourth infantry and . battalion of the Seventeenth Infantry , wil bu dUombarketi Immediately. A battalion of the Twenty-second Infan try has reinforced General Wheaton'i brigade , BIDS FOR ICE PLANT AT MANIU I'ropinulu to He Heeelvetl liy the ( ] ov eminent Alien ! ut Chicago on Marrh ! tO , CHICAGO , March 10 , Chief Quartonnos tcr Lee of the Department of the Lakei will open bids March 20 for the erectloi of n largo refrigerating plant and ice makini machine ut Manila under the plans am epeciflcatloufi recently revised by experts Proposal * for constiuctlng the plant weri received a month ago and forwarded to tin luit'horltles ' At Washington , but were re jccted because the specifications were no explicit In describing the style of jpparatu dfflred , The levIted jilnns call for n refrlgeiatlni plant with a capacity for 1,200 tons of beel 200 tons of mutton , fifty tons ot bullet fifty tons of canned goods , 100 tons of po tntoes und 100 lone of bacon Thei Ho making plant will bu capable o turning out forty tons of Ire dally. Th bidders wlllj expected to ship their ma trrlul to Manila to be put together. Th refrigerating house will bo divided lut tvtaho rootua , separate rooms being pro vlded foi each class of provisions The es timated cost of the plant Is $150,000 PRIZES FOR DEWEY'S ' MEN U'llMilnutiiii 'Man ItetiiniH from Mnnlln tvllli 1'npcri In rile the Department. SAN ruANTlsro. March 10 George II of Washington , who returned from Uio HOUR Kong ship Mnru , n 1.100 claims of the of- Dcwey's Hoot for head are to bo filed with the court of dn in Washington for final action The head money for Admiral Dewey and his ofllrers and men will aggregate $ ! S7fiOO , or $100 per head for the 1,875 olllccrs and men of Admiral Montejo's fleet. The prlro money for the officers and men under Admiral Dewey will amount to $400- 000 , plus the salvage of three vessels re cently raised. This money will bo dis tributed by the United States district courts. Speaking of Admiral Dewey , Mr. Holdcn said"While somewhat worried owing to the exacting duties and responsibilities of his position , ho said his health was good. Ho looked fairly well , too. " SIXTEENTH THE LAST TO GO Troupn nt I'orl Crunk Himsomp Time let tii Itciimln lu tht * founlrj DulCN of Other .S WASHINGTON , March 10 ( Special Tele gram. ) Six tianspoits are now booked to carry regulars to Manila , nnd It Is expected to get all of the regulars out of the coun try within the next six weeks Eight hun dred of the Ninth Infantry sail on the City of Puebla March 10 nnd COO on the Zalnndlu March 21 The Sixth artillery will sail Apill 15 on the Arlrona and Senator and the Twenty-first Infantry April IS on the Scan- dla and Moigan City. The regiments to fol low will be the Thirteenth , Sixth nnd finally the Sixteenth , which Is now at Fort Crook , Neb. The last regiments to go will bo those who suffered most in the Cuban campaign When the Sixteenth leaves there will bo no complete leglment of regulars left In the United States. TRANSPORT GRANT AT MANILA fiIMIcrul ln\toii Mltli tlir Piiurth mill 1'iirt ii f the Sc % fiiteciitli Iiifunlry Kcncli TlicliDcNtliiiitiiiii. . WASHINGTON , March 10. A cablegram received nt the War department today , dated Manila , March 10 , says that the transport Grant arrived with troops In good condition. The Arizona nnd Noivport leave today for San Francisco , the Arizona via Hong Kong and tbo Newport via Nagasaki. The Grant carried to Manila General Lawton , the Fourth Infantry and four companies of the Seventeenth Infantry. This adds to the troops under the com mand of General Otis foity-two oflicors and 1,716 enlisted men. The Grant , with Gen eral W. II. Luwton in command , sailed from Now York January 19. SUSPEND CODY'S SENTENCE Woman's AKe nnil tlir .IIIPJ'N Itoi-nin- mriulntlnn of Meroy CIIIINI * .Tnil e to lift Mor < o. ALBANY , N. Y. , March 10 Judge Greg ory this afternoon announced that he had Intended to suspend bcntenco In the case of Margaret E. Cody , who was found guilty of blackmailing the Gould heirs by the jury hero yesterday. In announcing his decision he said- "Mrs Cody , the evidence has convinced me that you are guilty without question , yet I feel that in view of the jury's unanimous recommendation for mercy , that I am jus- tilled In follow Ing their suggestion and In suspending sentence In youi case. You are free to go on your own recognizance. " It Is undoistood that the jury's recom mendation was on account of the prisoner's age and for no other reason. Miss Helen Gould has made no effort to Influence the decision of the judge ono way or auother. Asked If she had anything to say before sentence was passed , Mrs. Cody said : "I am Innocent , sir " She left tonight for Denver Colo. , where her daughter lives. The latter forwarded the money for her transportation. ARTILLERY FOR HONOLULU I "our llu'tterleH of the M\tli Art * to Oc- enpj the 1'ont There , Helleliip Seeoiul Volunteer " ' SAN FRANCISCO. March 10. The Wai- department has Informed the local armv managers that four batteries of the Sixth United States artillery will bo stationed at Honolulu. It Is understood that the Second volunteer engineers will be recalled , leaving the artillery as the solo garrison for the Hawaiian Islands. It is probable that tl't T" ity-fourth United States Infantry will be Hent here from Fort Douglass , Utah , and Foil Riif-bell , Wyo , where It is now Btn- tlonod. The Twenty-fourth was In the thick of the battle at Ban Juan and lost many men nnd olllcorH , killed and wounded. The transport City of Pucbl.a has been rochortcrcd for the Philippine service nnl will be ready for sea in about two weeks , . The Zoalandla will bo ready about the same time nnd the two vessels will take the Ninth United States infantry to the Phil ippines. PANIC IN A TENEMENT FIRE PliuneH Drive T < Mlt > l\inillleN Out , hut It IN ThoiiKht Some l.Hcn Are I < OH | , NEW YORK , Mnich 11 A alx-story ten ement nt I Hayard street caught flro early this morning Twenty families were aroused from their slumber and It is bo- llevvd by Chief llonner some lives were lout. As yet no bodies have been found , The tenement burned like tinder nnd o number of people were forced to drop from windows into nets Suverul little children were thrown from windows and were caught by fUemen below , all escaping uninjured. Fifteen persons wcro carried from tin upper floors to the stiect by the firemen The panic was intense and it Is not con- sldoied probable that everybody escaped. llr > aii Heuileil lloim-uaril , DALLAS , Tex . March 10. W. J Hry-u conipltted hla lecture tour nt Dallas to day Hu addressed n packed opera houst In the afternoon and spoke to about C0 ( laboring men ut their hall tonight. Hl lecture < turo was tn opposition to territorial uxpniv slon , which ho eald would bo checked b ) the American people lowering the stars am stilpcs In Cuba , Porto Rico and the Philip plnu islands. His tour in Texas was in thi nuturo of an ovation , nt Tort Worth , Aus tin , Houston , Dallas and all along the llni of railroads Uryan leaves for Lincoln Neb , tonight I'uehla 31 al.en Another Trip , SAN FRANCISCO , March 10 The govern iiu-nt bus revolved the order cancelling tin charter of the transport City of Puobla am tbo vi-ssel will he fitted out for another trl ] to the PUtllppineu The steamer Con tirmaugh In now loading mules foi Manlli anil will probably sail on Saturday. APPLY THE LASH TO J10GC Dictator of Lone Star State Arraigned Before Senate of Texas Legislature , RESOLUTIONS CREATE GREAT SENSATION In I'rnetlenlly Accnncil of DlnhoneNt ) III Hiulcnt orltiK to Co 1 1 or I ! ? HI , 11(11) ( ) fee for JsertlocN to Sliilo. AUSTIN , Tex. , 'March ' 10. The biggest political sensation Texas has enjoyed In years took place today when ex-Governor Hogg was practically arraigned bofoTe th senate of the Texas legislature and the poli ticians were given an opportunity of ston ing the great political leader and dictator of the 1.0110 Star state. The matter ca.me up over a measure now pending to pay Governor Hogg $10,000 for collecting from the federal government $101,000 due as money left over after settling the debts of Texas when a republic. Gov ernor Hogg , acting under contract with Governor Culbcrson , collected this money and the present legislature was supposed to appropriate the money to pay him. This morning a resolution was presented setting forth tint the contract wan Illegal and Hogg had no constitutional right to any such fee. The ( llscti'Slon of this resolution brought forth one of the most extended debates In a Texas senate In years. It waxed fast and furious all day and was only settled about dusk this evening by the adoption of the resolution , which Is believed to be alined at wrecking Hogg's political future In Tcxafi. The dcihato over the resolution , led by Senator Odell , was spirited. Ho charged thut the contract was Illegal and the claim without authority of law. Ho charged that Hogg was not actuated by fair motives or honest dealings In attempting to get this foe and created a sensation by stating that the ex-governor had written him a note during the afternoon asking him as to the full text of his present remarks concerning the writer. His excoriations of Hogg were exceedingly bitter and created a perfect sensation. Quite n number of senators took sides and spoke at length on the proposition. After much exciting debate the senate adopted the resolution by a vote of 22 to 4 , declaring the claim Illegal and unconstitutional. An amendment was added , however , setting forth that It was not the souse of the senate In adopting it that U should reflect upon the personal character of Hogg. Hundreds of people were In attendance upon today's cntlro session , listening with great Interest. Complete DlNiisrreement In Delaware. DOVER , Del. , March 10. The democrats and regular republicans who have boon such Important factors in the triangular sena torial flght had an understanding this evenIng - Ing , which amounted to an agreement to disagree , but to leave Delaware with only one senator at Washington for two years. The ninety-fifth ballot for United States senator today resulted as follows : vAddlcics , union republican , 17 ; Gray , democrat , 1C ; Dupont , regular republican , 11 ; Wlllard SauUbury , democrat , 2- State Senator John Pyle , silver democrat , 2 , L. Irving Hand } , silver del ocrat , I ; nbsen' 2 ; to'al vote , 49 ; necessary to a choice , 25 ; no election. Senatorial Situations. HARRISBURG , Pa. , March 10 Tbo forty- fifth balot for United States senator taken today resulted as follows- Quay , republican , 43 , Jenks , democrat , 37 ; Dalzcll , republican , 9 ; Stone , republican , 4 ; Stewart , republican , 6 ; Irvln , republican , 4 ; Huff , republican , 6 ; Rice , 1 , Riter-lepubllcan , 2 ; Tubbs , repub lican , 1 ; Markle , republican , 1 ; Grow , repub lican , 1 ; Wldener , republican , 8 ; total , 118 ; necessary to choice , CO , paired and not voting ing , 13" , no election. SACRAMENTO , Cal. , March 10 The sev enty-sixth ballot for United States senator showed no change. AUSTIN BARS THEM OUT Quarantine Deelnreil AKaliint Wehb and niielnal Counties In Tevan on 1 Aeeount of Smallpox. AUSTIN , Tex , March 10. Governor Say- ers today declared a quarantine against Hie city of Laredo and the counties of Webb and Enclnal en account of the nhumlng preva lence of smallpox there. The quarantine does not seek to interfere with traffic and passenger business from Mexico , which can come through undis turbed , provided they have clean bills of health. The quarantine Is put Into Imme diate effect. There have been about five hundred cases of smallpox oHlclnlly reported In Laredo City I since the outbreak of the disease some I weeks ago. A number of prominent citizen * j of Laredo , becoming dissatisfied nt the con- i tinned spread of the plague , liave telegraphed - ] graphed 11 petition to the state health olllcor asking that the state officers take charge of the suppression of the epidemic , averring that the approadilng city election causes the city and county officials to be too leni ent in handling the matter. SHAWNEE.TOWN IS IN DANGER People Pear a Hepelltlou of the Flood of Inut Year l-eveo Said to lie Weak. SHAWNEETOWN , III. , March 10. This city Is threatened with another flood similar to the ono that almost swept the town away a year ago. The residents are moving out as rapidly as possible and all the live etock has been removed The levee Is thought to be weak In some places and a break is'ltablo to occur at any time. Many men are patrolling tbo levee. Business Is suspended and the citizens who remain are In constant fear of being swept away. Last April the levee broke without warning. Twenty-five people were drowned and many residences and business houses destroyed , The town has been practically rebuilt , and , should another flood occur , the loss would be tre mendous , RICHES WAITING AT HOME Kiirtnnt * In < lue.nt of n Oolilneel.er Who rurhiien n Hlinllur IMiuntom III tlir Klondike. CHICAGO , March 10. While seeking In Alaska the means cf becoming rich a for tune of $200,000 awaits Reginald Daw son In India When DawBon went to the Klon dike last year he was unaware of t'u wealth which Is his and lawyeis and dctectivrn arc endeavoring to communicate with him tr notlly htm of his good luck. Dnson was the husband of Ellen Archibald Dnwsou , for whom lawyers In Calcutta , London New ork und Chicago have been senrchiua ucai'v tin co yiars. Mrs Daw son dlfd thrcf years nf.o In San Francisco. She was the ( lighter of George Archibald of Calcutta Inaia , who disinherited her when she mar' rM ! Daw son In ISSb * Archibald died a couple of ycara ago Prior to his death he repented his not li disinheriting his daughter and made hi will in her favor , or her children if shi 2 were dead , The cslfllf to which Davvson Is heir , hla wlfo having died ohlldlrw. con sists of 30000 In real estate nnd 10.000 In personal property. NO DELAY ON THE BUILDING Superliliin Arehlteet'n Miller Will TnKe Aetlon nt Onee enc ; - hriiNlcu. Structured , WASHINGTON , March 10 ( Special Tele gram ) Supervising Arthlti-ct Taylor , speak ing about the policy of his olllce relative to the purchase of sites for vostotncc build ings nt Hastings , Norfolk and Hlalr and the completion of the federal building nt Omnha. sold today : "We will probably In vite bids for sites at Illalr , Hastings nnd Norfolk within the next ten days. Tin- policy of the supervising architect's ofllco will bo to complete buildings already erected or In process of erection under new legis lation provided In tha sundry civil bill. Plans for the completion of the federal building at Omnha will at once bo made and bids Invited foi the completion of the building within the limit of $1,800,000 pro vided by the act. The same course will be taken as to Dlnlr , wlieio a direct appro priation was made for the purchase of a site aud commencement of the building When the original plans were made for the Omaha public building they contemplated Just such action ns hatf now been taken by congress tor the cnuipjetion of the Seven teenth street side of the structure , and I do not anticipate any trouble In arranging for the addition , which , In my opinion , will make one of the handsomest bulMtngs tn the country. " AV. J Rrontch Is In the city. Apropos of his visit It Is stated that Wallace J. Broatch , selected by Senator Thurston as second lieutenant In the icoiganlzcd army , Is over the ago provided by the bill aud an other name must be KeleUed. BREAK NEWS TO KIPLING Piict I.rnrun of the Dcutli of III * Lit tle Ditiiiihti'r > IiiNcihliie lloiirn b | Ilnivcly. NCW YORK , March 10. "Mr. Kipling li still Improving , " said Mr Doubledny to night. Mr. Kipling had taken some sweet breads for supper and had been able to cat more of solid food than at any time since ho became ill. Unable to keep Mr. Kipling In Ignorance of his favorite daughter , Josephine's , death , the news was broken to him tonight by Dr. Dunham. The blow wnsi heavy one , but the father bore up bravely. "How long was she ill ? ' he asked. He was then told as much as the attend ants thought wise. Tesrs stood In the poet's eyes nnd he murmured , half to him self , 'half ' aloud : "Poor little Joe. " It was thus he always called the llttlu one. The doctors believe It .vas best to break the news , as tlio worry and distrust he scorned to have In all the replies given to his queries about the little ono would have probably been more harmful than to let him have the truth. POWDER EXPLODES IN A MINE Four Workmen Arc ICmnvn to Ilnve Beuii Killed unit * . Other * Mny lie , * r.il < v : tvT ( lie . .lrt. DENVER , March 10. A special to the Times from Creede , Colo. , says : An explosion of several hundred pounds ol powder occurred this moralng in tunnel No. 3 of the Commodore mine , creating great havoc nnd killing nt least four miners. The names of the dead so far found are : RODDRT WATSON , Buffalo , N. Y. FRANK HESS , Mexico , Mo. JOHN SARNER , Alamosa , Colo. The bodies of the three men killed were horribly mangled , and the only way In which they could be recognized was by their clothes. Watson's hands and face wore almost blown off , rlcht foot torn off and right arm at shoulder , and entire body badly mutilated. Hess' body v as the least torn of all , yet it was badly mutilated. Sarner's head wab blown off. The bodies present a meet sickening sight. The accident occurred at the distributing station , 1,300 feet from the mouth of the main tunnel. AGREE ON A WAGE SCHEDULE Miners nnil Operutorn lu Illliioln Adopt Settle Which Will 1'roli- iilllj Knil Trouble. SPRINGFIELD , 111 , March 10. The Joint convention of coal operators and miners of Illinois came to a harmonious conclusion today with the adoption of the agreement and scale recommended by the joint scale committee. The agreement ratifies the Pitts- burg agreement , carrying ; with It the Co- linnbus and Springfield agreement as mod ified , with the understanding that the minors are to remain at work for the scale year ending March 31 , 1900. The machine differ ential Is to bo fixed by a board of arbitration. The scale of wages h. sutxitantlally the same ns that in force lant year. The prlcu at Vlrden and Pana , whore BO much trouble has occurred , Is left at 40 cents. The op erators In the Virden district , however , served notice several days ago that they would not bo bound by the agreement. It Is understood that the operators and minors In that district will ( all upon tbo State Board of Arbitration to fix the mining price , MINERS LOCKED IN A SHAFT I'ooil IN Supplied tu Them , hut .SLM < * iitj.-lMie. Kert of ICurtli Will Hold Them for a Week. LRADVILLE , Colo. , March 10. Communi cation has been established with Cbarle : Reuss and Uert Frey , Imprisoned in the Uon-AIr mine , through the caving of the shaft by ripping asunder the water pipe bj a charge of dynamite lowered to the propel depth. Provisions were lowered through tin pipe. A new shaft will have to ho suult seventy-five feet before the men can b reached. This will taku about a week. Mauler I'lumlierx iiect Ollleer * . NHW ORLEANS , Maicb 10 The Na tional Association of Master Plumbers today elected the following oflliers P. M Mur phy , Chicago , pieBldent , Patrick Yaruey Providence , vice president , W. E. Goodman Milwaukee , treasurer , 0. E. Byrne , Chicago secretary llaltlmore was selected as th ( next meeting place A resolution known m the "Haltlmoro resolution" was adopted providing that after September 1 membvn would not buy suppl.os from any house dealing with any other than nsuoclatlnr members A ( oiumitimi was appointed U confer with national journeymen regarding apprenticeo. Another Sicilian Counterfeiter CaiiKh NEW YORK , MnrcU 10 Another mem' ber of the gang of Sicilian tounterfelteri who has been making und passing counter felt $2 $ treasury noted , muni of whom an now serving sentencis , was arrested hen today , lie IH Lulgi Ma relieve tin of Ihli city One hundred cjunterfelt notes wen found in his posbeBsion He haa just le turned from New Orleans , where. It Is be llevcd , he disposed of a considerable ijuan t tity of bogus bills. NEED TROOPS IN PORTO RICO Relations Between Natives and Americans Strained to Snapping Point. GENERAL HENRY IS IN SERIOUS DILEMMA Ail in Hi thnl Hi- linn Mntle n til Turning tlver to > nll > PN llohii ot l.ornl ( internment Tim JMIIIII. CHICAGO , March 10. The Tribune to morrow will print tlio following special cor respondence from 1'orto Rico from a Trib une correspondent : SAN JUAN nn I'OUTO IllCO , March 1 The ronl situation In I'orto Illco Is not understood. 1'eoplc In tbo states generally regard Porto Hlco , ns n sort of haven of peace. The War department haa Just re quested General Henry to Immediately re port how many regular troops ho could spare from tlio Island. The One Hundred and Foity-sovcnth New York started home last Sunday. The regular regiments that remain are so scattered that In many places where there Is necessity for a strong foice only n corporal's guard ran bo mustered and territories whore there are continual mutterlngs and the greatest evidence of discontent nt Ametlcnn rulu are unguarded General Henry Is In n dilemma. He has only three regiments of troops the Eleventh Infantry , the Nineteenth Infantry and the Fifth cavalry and two batteries of tlio rifth heavy artillery. "I need twice the troops I have , " said the general nt his residence In San Juan. "Because of the cas > victory of our troops hero In the war and the apparent friendli ness of the natives to the American sol diers when they Invaded the Island , a no tion prevails In the states that there Is lit tle necessity for n strong force to maintain order In the Island. The Idea Is erroneous. More TroiiiiN INeeileil. "Tho conditions here are alarming. These people have been given every opportunity , but they have thrown them aside. They are clamoring now for local self-govern ment. They are no more fit for local self- government than I am to run a locomotive. More troops are noedcd In the Island. The seeds of discontent planted by professional agitators are rapidly growing and can be kept down only by n strong military force. "The Ill-feeling between the nathes and the American troops seems to grow stronger every day. The American officers have to maintain the greatest vigilance to prevent their men from wreaking vengeance on the natives , and especially on the na tive police , for acts of violence that nre continually committed against the troops. " At Caguay , a small town on the mili tary road twenty-five miles from San Ju.in , Hundred and Forty- a soldlor of the One seventh Now York was murdered last Sat urday night In a manner that Illustrates the treachery ot the natives. Private Michael Burke of Company L had entered the Porto Rlcan Literary club of Caguay and was sitting at a small table reading when a native slipped up behind him and with one stroke of a machete sharpened to a raor edge , severed the sol ' and sent it rolling dier's * * "i from his body ing across the floor. Axiother soldier hnp- pened into the club some time afterward and saw the dismembered trunk of the dead man still in the ohalr , with the head lying where It had rolled. Several Porto aidant were standing quietly around discussing the matter. No one would admit having seen the murder committed , . Suspicion fluallj fixed upon one man , but when a provost guard went out to arreet him he had fled , and although the entire country arounil Caguay was thoroughly searched for the murderer , he has not jet been found. Drutal AHsanlt. Only four nights before the killing ol Burke the bad blood between the natives and soldiers asiierted itself in a brutal as sault on Private Fltzpatrlck. The native police arrested. Fltzpatrick without a war rant and when ho resisted beat him into In sensibility. The soldiers of the four companies of the Ono Hundred and Forty-seventh , stationed at Caguay , waited until night and then started out to "police the town , " as they called It. Throe cafes wore "policed1 lu the most thorough wanner , tables being overturned and mirrors broken , when the officers of the regiment arrived andi quelled the riot , persuading the men to return tu barracks. The next chapter In the Caeuay affair was the killing of Burke. The withdrawal of the regiment to Brookl > n for musterlng-out pte- vontcd more serious encounters between the volunteers and the natives The troubles at Caguay have been dupli cated at almost every place on the Island , At Caguay u soldier was stabbed In the back by a native the same night Private Burke was killed. The conditions at Ponce since the ilael : between the soldiera and the native police , in which several Porto Hlcnns wore killed , has been bordering on open battiu between the troops and natives. At San Juan a few nights ago three sailors from the Unite ! States cruiser Panther were wounded bj bullets frc-m the rllles of the native police - lice of tbo town , who , in attempting to nr- rest one cf the sailors , became excited am' ' fired Indiscriminately. .Self-novoriimeiit Ton Soon. General Henry began his administration in Porto Rico by giving all the towns one cities self-government and by turning ovei in a great measure the keeping of tin peace to the native pollto force. Ho lu. been forced summarily to depose the alcalde and the councllmen of many of the town ! and turn the local government over to arm ; officers. Things are strained to the snapping point General Henry's face took on a grlmness thai bis troops used to see In the old days mil an the western plains us ho concluded hi : remarks about conditions In the island. "I have given them too much rein , " sail he. "Now , I'm going to take in the slack. ' NATIVK UIIF is L.NS VTISFACTOIIV Seventh Army t'orpH HUH I'ooi Opinion of fill I li > HriMl In Culm. HAVANA , March 10. 11 05 a. in. 'nil Seventh auny corps Is welcoming Majui Guthrle , the musterlng-out oflicer. Genera FJUhugh Lee has assigned Major Blow o the Fourth Virginia regiment to assU Guthrle In examining the regimental books The soldiers of this corps are dUsatisfiei with the native beef furnished on an emer Kency contract. Owing to tlio de-lay ii the arrival of the refrigerated beef thl ; local beef was substituted. Apparently I Is. not up to the regulation standard , bu it Is the best obtainable In this niarl.ct Advices from Guanajay under yesterday i date say that a battalion of the Flrat in fantry. under Major Doherty , has arrlvee there and a dispatch from Plnar del Rl < says the detachment of the Two Humlrcc and Second New York regiment there wai on the point of breaking camp to como ti Havana. Ambitious patriots are advertising In thi city papers for recruits for "tho nev Cuban navy , " which they profess Is abou to too formed , adding that the lisle will bi CONDITION OF THE WEATHER for Fair and Much folder , Northcrlv Winds Te in | p i n I u r ilit Oitinliti handed to General Maximo Gonicr. The ap peal U especially directed to former em ployes of the Spanish navy. BODY STRANGELY REAPPEARS lU-lMirlo.l rillillni ; , , f (1 , , , HciiinlliH of fnntiiltt A Minimi S | | IIK In Clinlr M Mill- from Mono. SANTIAGO , March 10. It was reported Hero this nftutuoon that the body of Captain Vlllalon , who commanded the Spanish toil - l > cdo boat desttoycr Pluton , which was Mink In the destruction of Cervera's squadron , has been discovered in n sitting position In an arm chair , about a mile from HI Morro , to the wcstwaid. Those who bring the news suggest that his sailors propped him In the chair when wounded and then left him to his fate. For many daja a careful search was made for Captain Vlllulon's body , but nothing v\as ever found to indicate where or how he died. The captain of the Port Scott will go by tug tomorrow to ascertain whether there is any truth In the story , and if the body Is found It will bo brought here for burial , sub ject to Instructions later from the Spanish government. The contents of the foregoing dtapntch re radically nt variance with occurrences which followed tie debtriirllon of the Pluton. Thiee ofllcers and sl\ sailors of the vessel ook refuge on the Associated Press dispatch boat Wanda. The captain ot the Wanda , finding the nine Spaniards too much of a burden , went on 'the ' Gloucester , which had attacked and driven the Pluton nnd Furor ashore , and asked Lieutenant Commander Walnwright what ho should do with them. onimamler Wninw right replied that ho hold both Captain Villalon of the Pluton and the captain of the Furor on itho Gloucester ag pilsoners and then Introduced the corre spondent to Captain Vlllalon. The corre spondent told Captain Villalon that he would have either to land the Spaniards on Cuban soil or throw them overboard. Accordingly Captain Vlllalon gave the correspondent n written order addressed to the Spaniards on the Wanda Instructlug them to como or board the Gloucester and surrender. This they did. MUSTHIl ROLLS AUK MISSIMl. Another OliNtiicle to Ilr O\crooinc ill I'ajliin Off Cuban 'I'loopM. HAVANA , March 10. The only obstacli now In the way of paying off the Cubar troops Is tbo completion of the rolls , a wort which Is being hastened by Inspector Gen eral Roloff. He says that In some cases the rosters of the commands must be created as the old routers are either missing or to < defective to be useful. He points out tha the insurgents often have no paper , pem - > r ink. General Gomez explains thai 3,000 rommls stoned and 10,000 noncommissioned officer : are relatively large numbers In an army o 32,000 privates , but that these officers , li many cases , received their appointment be cause the Cubans have had no other way o recognizing bravery and stimulating enthusi asm. asm."It may seem , " ho says , "a cheap sort o promotion , but it meant a good deal to thi Cubans. " General Gomez continues to produce ar excellent impression on the American mil Itary authorities. The stories printed hero and elsewhere tf the effect that Governor General Brooke in tends to require the Cuban assembly to dis continue Ks meetings nre officially denied The session of the assembly tomorrow will bo public and the business will bo an ex planation of what has been done in secrel session nnd a discussion of the course ol enoral Gomez. At 3 o'clock this afternoon the tempera ture was 76 degrees. MUST 12ITIIBK IIOII OH STAIlVn. Sir HnnilllK. Pormcrly Kmployrn ol SutiltitBO , Capture * * ! . SANTIAGO , March 10. Thp results of the policy Inaugurated nt Havana of discontin uing public works In this province nnd throwing men out of employment are be ginning to show. Yesterday elx bandits wore captured In the neighborhood of Conccpclon , nil of whom were former workers In the road gang. They soy they have no money nnd must either rob or starve. They have been lodged In the city jail. Considerable sym pathy Is displayed in their behalf by the populace. Much the same sort of thing Is happening In tbo district of Holguln , where a brush occurred between bandits and gendarmes and which resulted in the killing of one of the former Nevertheless H is not ex pected thoho troubles will take a serloiif turn , owing to the probability that work will bo resumed early next week. ( . .nine1,1llcr HUN llml niTri'l. BAN JUAN , Porto Rico , March 10 The letter said to have been written early last month by General Maximo Gomez to Sonoi Hestes of this Island and published In U Discussion ut Havano , as well as many American papers , In which the writer salt bo would aid the Porto Rlcans In every waj possible and , If necessary , oven by tilt swoid , has been rrpubllahed hero and I' having u bad effect on certain classes o : Porto Rlcans. COURT ISCOMING TO OMAHA TaUliiK f Ten 1 1 in liny ItpRnnliliur rill- < * iiK < > I'firltliiK HOIIHIMrilioilN TaUfK Tun ln > More. CHICAGO , March 10 The army court o Inquiry regarding beef continued work to day nt the stock yards , Investigating pad : ing house methodB. It Is expected that thi taking of testimony will ocuipy Satunla ; and Monday and that the court will Icav for Omaha or Kansas City Tuesday o Wednesday unless uompthitig develops I make a longer stay In Chicago Imperative. IUWANS LOSE THE DEBATE lllluolH Wchlejuii ttlmlenlN SueecHN full ) NeivntlK ; the UtieNtlnu of Alllunec itlth niiKlanil. I1LOOMINGTON , 111. , March 10 The de bate hero tonight between Iowa Wesleyin university nnd Illinois Wesleyan unlverelt ; was won by the latter The subject wa "An Alliance with England , " Iowa favorlni tbo proposition. SiiHpeeleil VIan In Iteleuneil. CHICAGO , March 10 Jean W. Holts lander , tbo rhurch janltoi , who was iir rested on suspicion of having murdered hi blind housekeeper , Cora Hendemm , twi weeks aso , was gl\en his liberty today Th Identity of the murderer la still a mystery COLE IS 01)11 ) E COOL Man Charged with Murdering Kroichtuuni Keeps His Nerve Well , STRAIN OF TRIAL HAS LITTLE EFFECT Tanners Living Near Scene of Tragedy Give Their Testimony , MANY SUSPICIOUS INCIDENTS DESCRIBED Oolo with Oompanion Seen Driving Away from Dead Mnu's ' House , THIS OCCURS NIGHT OF THE MURDER htnlttn of Illniiil nn Hoard * nuil Straw n n il IMooilj rinuer MnrUH on it I'oxl The TeNtlmoity 111 Detail. 11LOOMINGTON , Nob. , March 10. ( Spe cial Telegram ) The trial of W. S. Cole , charged with murdering J. P. Krelchbiiuin , was resumed this morning , with Martin Grogoiy on the witness stand. Gregory said he saw Cole and another man pass his house going toward Krelchbaum's place at G p. m. December 1 ! . H. H. Huffman tistllled that ho saw Cole In Pranklln December 2 nnil on that ovcn- Ing saw two men dilvlng toward Kreleh- baum's house and thought that Cole was one of them. J. W. White also tentltli'd that hu saw Cole December 2 with another man going tuw.ud Krolchbaum's farm. J O. Smith testified that when ho heard of the dlsappeaianco of Kielchbaum and that Toonun and Cole hod gotten all hla property for $250 ho thought that there \\.is something wrong Ho said ho secured KreU'hbaum'fi signature and drove up to Toomnn's house and when ho was shown the lease was satisfied that It had never been signed by Krelchbaum. Sanford Douglass , who owned the farm near Krelchhaum's where Cole worked , suld that Cole had told him that ho did not want his farm any longer , as ho had gotten nil- other placo. Henry Austin testified that Krelchbaum sold him about $150 worth ot hogs on November 29 , but the check had not jet been presented for payment. Mrs. Ilen- aon testified that on December 2 she met n > man near Kielchbaum's farm riding in a buggy which Cole used to use and that hla description was that of Tooman. L , Furry said Colu had brought him a load of hoga on December 8 , and when asked whoso hogi they were said they were his and a check was given to him , which was offered In pvl- dence. Walter Houtz , a stock buyer at Naponco , said that early In the morning of December 13 Tooman came from the south In a buggy with another young man , and that the horse they were driving was very warm nnd looked as if It had been driven hard. Jacob Huher said that he saw the men drive through Naponee on December 3 , but could not say who was in the IIUKT. Fred Sutton testified that heont vvllUu eight font ot'tho Kreleh- baum house with a load ot cornoni * > B2c < * nr ! ! r 3 , but could see nothing of Krelchbaum. nrra Fager said that when hunting for tha body he saw stains of blood on some boards and straw and bloody fingermarks on n post , which were cut out and ottered In evi dence. Ira Cadman , a cousin of Mrs. Tooman , said Cole carne to him saving Toomnn wanted him very badly the next day. Cola took him out to Tooman's house nnd found Toomun very nervous. Ho had said If what he heard was true that It would go pretty hard with him. Cndman told him that every - thlng would be nil right. Cole had said he I believed that Krolchbaiira had been foully jdealth with nnd Tooman said if that wore so it would go pretty hard with them. Court then adjourned until 9 a. m. to morrow , when Sheriff Dunn will take the stand. Mrs , Tooman and family were In court during the afternoon. Cole Is showIng - Ing but little effect of the strain of the trial. TTUAI , OP Sl/.nMOIlK IIIIOTIinilS. DefeiiNe Clom'N UN I IIHC n ml tin * Ar- KiiineiilM Arc HeKiiil. TEKAMAH , Neb , March 7 ( Special ) In the case ot the State against Stzomoio Crothpr.1 , chaigcd with the munlnr of Charles Deck near Decatur , In this county , bovcn years ago , the defense commenced by putting hevcial witnesses on the stand for the purpose of Impeaching the evidence of James Cow hick , the last witness for thor r tatc. This was followed with n few wlt- nc'-ses from Decatur , who testified that they had seen H ck In Ed Ronnean's saloon In Decatur that fatal night nnd that none of the SUomore boys were seen there thut evening. A number of witnesses from Iowa , mostly relatives of the defendants , were put on the stand in an attempt to prove nn alibi. These witnesses all testified that the threa SUomoro brothers were nt homo the oven- inu of DeccmlKT 21 , 1891 , and that tha evening was spent In playing cards. On cross-examination their memories proved very defective as to other dmtea or events occurring aliout that time. Mrs. Russell Slzomoro , the wife of ono of the accueo-l , BIIId that she remembered the date from the fact that she heard of neck's death the next day , which was Christmas , She said that she was just an sure that she heard of Heck's death the next day as she was of anything that she testified to , This was quite damaging to the dofunse , because no ono clBo know ot Deck's death until the body was found on the 29th , four days Intel. With this the defense rested Its case In rebuttal the state Impeached ono of the defense's Important witnesses , who testlilnd regarding being with Hock and seeing him start for homo alone the night he met his death , The state htrciiKthcned Its case by several other u Uncles In rebuttal. Arguments wcro being made by counsel to the jury as court adjourned , CHARGES AGAINST M'NALL IIIKUI mice C'oininlN-iloner of KIIIINIIM lu Trouble Throuitli AiitM of HIM TOPEKA , March 10 Charges against In surance Commissioner Webb McNall have been tiled with Governor Stanley by Arthur Capper , publisher of the Topeka Mall and lircezo , who charges McNeil with misconduct In office The charges grow out of tlio operations of the special agents employed by McNall to Investigate the standing of eautorn Insurance companies , ( invcinor Stanley baa notified McNall that ho will bo given until tomorrow to unsuur the charges , Mr. McNall has stated thut , though he will refute the clurgas , hn expects to be removed from ofllce , as the state law authorized the governor to take such action whenever he shall become satisfied ( hat the Insurance coiiiuilubloner is Incompetent , corrupt or op- pruBulve McNall is a pupullut appointee and hln term would haw expired lu July n xt , His aucceveor hae been appointed.