The Daily Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 63, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 7, 1898 Page: 1 of 8
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VOLUME It historical. society-, I'KSDAV MOIIMMI.
(iUTIIHIK, OKLAHOMA, .ll'I.Y 7, 18!>8.
TIM ItSDAY MOKMNO
mm he it <;:s.
THE SENATE VOTES EO ANNEX THE HAWAII ISLANDS.
Annexation Passes The Upper House by a Vote of Forty-two to Twenty-one And The Result Is
Greeted With Tremendous Applause.
Sets' a Day for Prayer and Thanksgiv-
ing To Almighty God.
SUNDAY, JULY 10, IS THE TIME SET APART,
Thanks to be Offered to the God of Battles for Victory-
Also to Ask Him to Bring About Peace and to
°<gtect all Our Heroes
(Copyrighted, tSJfS, by Associated Press.)
Headquarters of Gen. Shafter, Tuesday, July < , per Associate Press IHspureli
Boat, Dandy, via Port Antonio and Kingston, .luly 0--5 p. in.--About lifty of the
500 Spanish prisoners on the Cruiser Harvard attempted to escape last liigiii
In some way a number of guns were secured and they made a wild dash lor liber-
ty from the steerage. Their rush was met by the guards and (> were killed and I
wounded. This ended (lie mutiny. No Americans hurt.
The Steamer La Bourgope
With 725 Souls Aboard,
THE HORRIBLE WORK OF THE CilFW,
Paris, July (>--(*]>. m.—The news of the catastrophe to LaBourgogue lias thrown!
t he city into const ernatioii. Special editions of the newspapers giving (lie (Mails
arc seiling like wild lire. An enormous crowd is in front of the offices of the Ho Discipline Was Maintained but the Crew Took Possess-
s teaniship company beseeching news. Offices will be open all night. | ■ .n . , _
1 ion of the Boats and Battered and Struck Helpless
Women and Children Down to a
WASHINGTON, JULY (I. THE PRESIDENT, AT 11:40
TONIGHT, ISSUED TIIE FOLLOWING PROCLAMATION
TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
AT THIS TIME, \\ HEN TO THE VET FRESH REMEM-
BRANCE OF TIIE UNPRECEDENTED (SUCCESS WHICH
ATTENDED THE OPEATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES
FLEET IN THE BAY OF MANILA ON THE FIRST DAY|
OF MAY LAST, ARE ADDED THE TIDINGS OF THE NO
LESS GLORIOUS ACHIEVEMENTS OF TIIE NAVAL
AND MILITARY ARMS OF OUR HELOVEI) COUNTRY
AT SANTIAGO DE CUBA, IT IS FITTING THAT WE
SHOULD PAUSE, AND, STAYING THE FEELING OF EX-
ULTATION' THAT TOO NATURALLY ATTENDS GREAT
DEEDS WROUGHT BY OUR COUNTRYMEN IN OUR
COUNTRY'S CAUSE, SHOULD REVERENTLY BOW BE-
FORE THE THRONE OF DIVIN GRACE AND G I V DE-
VOUT PRAISE TO GOD, WHO HOLDETH THE NATIONS
IN THE HOLLOW OF HIS HAND AND WORKETI1 UPON
THEM THE MARVELS OF HIS HIGH WLL, AND WHO
HAS THUS FAR VOUCHED TO Us THE LIGHT OF HIS
FACE AND LED OUR BRAVE SOLDIERS AND SEAMEN
I THEREFORE ASK THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED
STATES UPON NEXT ASSEMBLING FOR DIVINE WOR-
SHIP IN THEIR RESPECTIVE PLACES OF MEETING, TO
OFFEI! THANKSGIVING TO ALMIGTY GOD, WHO, """
HIS INSCRUTABLE WAYS, NOW LEADING (I
HOSTS UPON TIIE WATERS TO UNSCATHED TRIUM
NOW GUIDING THEM IN A STRANGE LAND THOUGH
THE DREAD SHADOWS OF DEATH T< > SUCCESSS, EVEN
THOUGH AT A FEARFUL COST, NOW BEARING THEM
WITHOUT A* X 'I DENT OR LOSS TO FAR DISTANT
CLIMES, HAS WATCHED OVER OUR CAUSE AND
BOUGHT NEARER THE SUCCESS OF THE RIGHT AND
THE ATTAINMENT OF .IUST AND HONORABLE PEACE.
WITH THE NATION'S THANKS LET THERE BE .MING-
LED TIIE NATION'S PRAYERS THAT OCR GALANT
SONS MAY BE SIIEILDED FROM HARM ALIKE ON THE
BATTLEFIELDS AND IN THE CLASH OF FLEETS AND
BE SPAR 101) TI I E S<'OFROE AND SUFFERING AND DIS
EASE WHILE TIIEY ARE STRIVING To U PI IOI.D TI I El R
COUNTRY'S HONOR, AND WITHAL, LET THE NATION'S
HEART BE STILLED WITH TIIE HOLY AWE AT TIIE
THOUGHT OF TIIE NOBLE MEN WHO HAVE PERISHED
AS HEROES DIE AND BE FILLED WITH COMPASSION-
ATE SYMPATHY FOR ALLTIIOS WHO SUFFER BE-
REAVEMENT!'. OR ENDURE SICKNSS, WOVNDS OR
BONDS BY REASON OF TIIE AWFUL STRUGGLE.
AND ABOVE ALL LET US PRAY WITH EARNEST
FERVOR THAT HE, TIIE DISPENSER OF ALL GOOD,
M\Y SPEEDILY REMOVE FROM US THE UNTOLD AF-
FLICTIONS OF WAR AND BRINGTO OUR DEAR PEO-
PLE THE BLESSINGS OF RESTORED PEACE AND TO
ALL THE DOMAIN NOW RAVAGED BY THE CRUEL
STRIFE THE PRICELESS BOON OF SECURTY AND
WILLIAM MrK 1NLEY,
EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, D. C., JULY <>, '98
Key West. Fla, July (i—The Doctor in charge of the hospital here says that the
wounded men who arrived yesterday trom Cuba, are improving and that all will
FROM FOOT TO KNEE
Ohio Woman _ Suffered Great Agony
From a Terrible Sore—Her Story of
the Case, and Her Cure.
" For many years I was afflicted with a
milk leg, and a few years ago it broke out
in a sore and spread from my foot to my
knee. I suffered great agony. It would
burn and itch all the time and discharge
a great deal. My health was good with
the exception of this sore. I tried a great
many kinds of salve, but some would
irritate the Bore so that I could hardly
stand the pain. I could not go near the
fire without suffering intensely. Someone
sent me papers containing testimonials of
cures by Hood's Harsaparilla, and I told
my husband I would like to try this med-
icine. lie got me a bottle and I found it
helped me. I kept on taking it until my
limb was completely healed. 1 cannot
praise Hood's Sarsaparilla enough for the
great benefit it has been to me. It
clcanscs the blood of all impurities and
leaves it rich and pure." MRS. Anna E.
Eaken, Whittlesey, Ohio.
You can buy Hood's Sarsaparilla of all
druggists. Be sure to get only Hood's.
■ i •« are the favorite family
Hood S Pills cauiil,-uc. l'ric« JSC.
(Copyright 180S by the Associate! Press)
Headquarters in the field, near Santiago
De Cu«ba, July per the Associate I Press
dispatch boat Dauntless, via Port Antonio
Jamaica, July 5 by way of Kingston.
Jamaica, July t;. 1^:15 a. m.—8e\en of th<
Spanish guerillas, who have been shooting
from trees into passnigambulances an*
pack trains have been captured and are
under heavy guard at Gen. Wheelers
headquarters. They hive killed two doc-
tors, Danforth and Trooal, and are now
being held as prisoners of war.
It is thought likely that they will be
executed. Two of them, at least, art.
The Senate Passes the House
BY A VOTE OF 42 TO 21.
The Islands May Now Become A Part
of the Union.
VOTE OF THANKS FOR SC.HLEY
Senator IVltigreu Offer* a Itenolu-
Iion Tendering the TliunltM of ( on-
jcreMM to I lie llrnvr Commodore
for IIi* «.rand and t.loriou*
Work at Santiago.
Washington, July G.—The annexation of
Hawaii is now accomplished so far as xh •
legislative branch of the government i.>
Quite unexpectedly ihe resolutions pro-
viding for the annexation of the islands
were brought, to a vote in the senate la.e
this afternoon and t'hey were passed by
the decisive volI.- of 42 to 24.
Early in to-day's session of the senate
conferences of the leaders on both sides
of the chamber were held and a tactic
agreement was reached that a vote should
be taken tomorrow or Friday at the lat-
est. The opponents or annexation prac-
tically had concluded their argument.-*,
and as they had no desire to keep the sen-
ate in session by purely dilatory tactics,
they announced their willingness that
vote should be taken as soon as Mr.
White. Mr Pettlgrew and Mr. Allen had
finished their speeches.
Wither Mr. White nor Mr. Pettlgrf w
spoke at great length, - but Mr. Allen
thought when he began that his speech
night occupy the remainder of the day
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1 and part of tomorrow. However, he con-
cluded to eliminate a part of the matter
he had prepared, and at 4:15 he completed
A VOTE AT HAND.
I>t was evhlent instantly that a vote w is
at hand. The word was passed sw1ftl\
through the corridors and committ -■
| rooms, and in a few minutes every sena-
I tor at the capltol was in his seat. The
j galleries filled rapidly and members of the
house of representative, learning that .
vote was to be taken, came hurrying to
the senate side of the great marble pile to
witness proceedings that will be historic.*'
The test vote came upton an amendment
offered by Mr. White of California. It
was offered with no expectancy that .
would be adopted, but merely to place the
ideas and opinions of th • opponents of an-
nexation on record. It wa ; reject.<1 by ?
vote of 40 to 20, indicating that the annex-
ationists were strongly in the majority.
Amendment after amendment was of-
fered. but the advocates of the resolution
stood solidly together, gaining rather than
losing strength on the successive votes.
THE ROLL 13 CALLED.
Finally, at 5:30 p. m. th.- resolutions
themselves, in precisely the form in which
they were received from the "house,
reported to the senate and the roll call
began. Not a sound was to be heard m
| ihe chamber except the call of the derK
and the responses of senators. When the
vice president announced the vote by
I which th« resolutions were passed a tre-
; mendous wave of applause swept through
I the galleries, which the vice president
made no effort to check. Those who had
j advocated the resolutions expressed their
i pleasure by shaking hands with one an- ,
jothr. and on all sides evident relief was!
j shown -that the end had eomn. For a few j
! minutes so much good naturcd eonfusi n
j existed that the dignity of the senate was
I threatened, but vice president Hobart !
| quietly reminded senators that the session
: was not yet at an end.
TO THANK COM. SCHLEY.
Mr. Pettigrew offered tie following r. -
Olutlon tendering the thanks of congress
to Commodore Schley for destroying ul
Admiral Cervera's squadron and asked
that it be referred to tin committee on
and the American people are hereby ten-
dered to Commodore Wlnlleld S. Schlev,
of the r. B. naval force operating against
(Continued on sccond page.)
Halifax, N. S. July ti.—in c
year, hang like a pall over the grand
hanks and Sable island in the North At-
lantic, occurred, on the early morning
I July 4, one of tile most appalling oo.
■in disasters in the annals "Of trans-At-
lantine commerce, and, in fact, in the
history of tie steam slllng of the world.
Without a moments warning almost, the
great French liner La Hourgogne, with
725 souls on board, was run down by the
iron sailing ship Crom artyshire and sank
within half half an hour, earring with
her to the <H eans bottom over 500 of he>
passengers and crew, while the balance,
Who were not drawn down by the fear-
ful suction, struggled and f night for
life until one hundred and sixty-three
ne of the terrible crash, the iron prow of the lrt#
which at this time of the steamer plunging into the steamer Ju.*t
under the brklge. The shock was terrific
and tore a tremendous hole In the steam-
er. while the entire bow of the ship was
demolished. The steamer plunged on into
the fog again. her whistle crying for help,
and her rockets signalling her distress.
THE WORK OF SAYING.
TI.. Cromartyshire w ,s rounded to and
her master, ("apt. Henderson, was consid*
erably relieved in finding that she was In
no danger of sinking. < ff to the eastward
could be heard th. hoarse call of the
steamer and as the fog began to lift .til
the boats o fthe ship were launched. Half
an boHr after the collision the inist\ cur-
lain went up. giving a clear view for
miles and then it was that t; ose on tho
Cromartyshire realized the fearful strug-
gle for iif• • On board th< Hourgogne tho
■ o.:, ion ii.:d c.inie -o suddenh and at
Bitch a time in ti • morning that few be-
; i il- rew v • "i ,] vk, but the shock
roiis.<d nearly c\-er\ on- and within a
few minutes the flecks were crowded.
At tir it ■ emed i - if there was son.*
attempt it discipline. \ f, w «(f the boars
wet'" •■w.inx off ,md * me of :he passen-
ger.- allowed r ■ ; int • .. m. Pat is the
vhich ship survived
SIGHT CF THE WRECK.
The story of the fearful disaster from
the few officers and members of the
the crew kho were saved is yet to be told,
but if the words of the passengers who
into ti.is port by the
• to be bellved, the last
| the off:.
I !i.-t to port,
.1 of the crew and
m FOfl LIFE.
nl of the he
awful moments, the crew of i
fought 'like demons for the f
• - and rafts, batting the hetolt
j boats and life rafts. Th.
j down the weak, the w -n
•being pushed faraway f
y hope if
1 oar and even kniws wero
.«m> oi t he den. i.'js to k"p their
The officf rs • em sd to have been
s . v. r their 'wn men. and only
name «.f but f nr were iv«- 1. The tight for life on the
occured at 5 decks of the steamer did not last Ion*, for
M inday Jul> 'n 1 more ti .4 half an hour she
vith the result that the phu
I th. weak, for the M pow
DUth Of Sable is
bound for Ha
B0URG06NE OUT OF THE WAY.
As the ship sank beneath tfhe surface
lie vortex of the waters sucked down IV*
.thing 'i 11:• irf.i within a certain
idius. When the suction ceased. tho*e
till allvt -aw tbout 200 bodies come out
f the water wit'h a rush, as if the sea
. t ;;.\ing up the d.-ad after having
.v ti a i thf hip. But the struggl* for
id l.loV. I ' ■
steamer, arid in a. mom*
r .g horn, sud- By
died a great martyshirt
there was a j rescue beg
ds • floated a bout, grasp-
. its and wreckage in fran-
kee[. above water. Evn
f those In the boats, if tho
. - > be believed. showed
I beating off those who
small b< its of title Cro-
i. up and the work of
The crew of the ship work-
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