The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 69, Ed. 1, Saturday, February 19, 1898 Page: 1 of 4
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Official Organ of Oklahoma Domocracy Office of Publication Harrison Avonuo
GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA SATURDAY FEBRUARY in 1803.
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The Eagle Drug Store
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ono year with rebate of Interest from dato of same. Havo many other advan-
tages besides low rate of Interest which will bo bonoficlal to you. It will pay
you to call and coo me. Low rates on loans In connection with Ltfo Insurance
d. STUART MCKAY
105 SOUTH FIRST ST. - - - GUTHRIE 0. T.
J. W. MoNEAIi Phksidkst
GUTHRIE NATIONAL BANK.
Coital - - - $5oooo
Surplus - - - 10000
Hoard of Directors In addition to Hank Officers!
James Straiten Horace Speed Itobert Martin J H Cottlnghapi
W. J. HORSFALL Cnshlor.
J DR. G. A. HUGHES The Leadlrg Dentist over Bint Ind. Ter
N. H: STURGIS
Complete Cotton Ginning Outfits.
From -wagon to bale
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-icrciuuiugptilier anu engine uuitt mcuai
awarded at Worlds Pair and Dallas State
N. H. 3TURG1S.
TME OREAT NEWSPAPER
THE OREAT WESTl
By Mall Dally and Sunday $4.00 a Year
The Weekly One Year - 25 Cents
First published In Tbe Dally Leader
Feb. 3. 1897.
Notice for Publication.
Land Ofilco at Guthrie O. T. Feb.
"'Uottce is hereby given that the following
Tinmnd settler has Mod notice of bin
Intention to make final proof In support
of his claim and that said proof will lie
made before register and receiver United
States land office at Guthrie O. T. on
Arthur N Farrls. for the so qr sec 5
two 15 r 2 east. .....
lie names the following witnesses to
prove hh continuous residence upon and
cultivation of said land vU:
Cass i hester Hucbanan Neal. Walter
Gilbert Ernest II. Kapelle.all of Mitch-
ell. O T. .
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Put a little more cash
in your purse and com- 1
maud the best the ACME.
The ACME HOUSE PAINT is
fully guaranteed and we
cents more than others pet
-for very inferior goods. 1
However as we study to t
please we keep all grades. ?
EDWARD NICHOLS Prop $
A J. SEAY Vice -President
Isn't a sin in teeth. Yet delicacy f
chooses to have it artfully con- I
cealed. I make artificial plates
with every advantage of the best f
modern mechanical facilities to aid $
me so perfect in lit so natural in j;
appearance and so comfortable in
action that even the wearer can 1
forget about them. T
Durable dentistry moderate
charges warranted work my 1
set up ready for work
P. 0. Box 235 Guthrie 0. T
And the Best
Whiskies Wines and Brandies
Liquors Pit Tor a King.
"Special Brow" for Family Use
24 Bottles for $1.
PHONE NO. 2.
aw rotor of the " Vnabrldgttl."
The Otto Great Standard Authority
& ii.ti.4i lf 8 buprewe Court.
of Utet' S.Oov-ll'rlMlin: i
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ly all ll ac&HNtHJOfcs.
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CAUTION. o not be deceived in '
- ouvinir email eo-ceiieu
"Webster Dlctlonerle." All auUwiuu: '
t etrhlKueute of Wtlelrr'e lutomeUoiuil iMneuM.
ary in 1m Tart.u elz bef our trad-UMlk oa
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IauccnicI IwdrtDue lawuExal iMwvavnl
VucnMir VurnaMr VtcuMnry Viauary
New York Harbor Is Being
SPANISH SHIP HERE
Cruiser Yizcuya Enters the Port
and Olllcials Warned
BURYING SEAMEN HURRIEDLY
llnvnnn Authorities Show Their Frlrml-
hlp tor America lr No Uolog One
of the Urtiv of tlin Alwlnn Declares
Ihttt .lint llefora ths Fxplonlmi
lie Shit a lllnck Object Slowly
Approaching Toward the
Atnlne Tho Object
Specials to the Dally Loader.
New York Feb. 18. Rvory police-
man in this city is on duty today. Last
night Chlof McCullngh caused an order
to bo sent to M police captains noti-
fying them to report back to their re-
spective stations Immediately after
supper and thoro to rouialu In roscrvo
until furthor orders.
Hctwccn 3 and 4 o'clock thin morn-
ng another order from headquarters
was issued t) the ciTct thai all oft
platoons must remain In roecrvo dur-
ing tho day todey.
' This action has been taken in com-
pliance with tho request made to the
police department by Mr. ltonsvolt
assistant Bocrotary of tho navy last
night that precautions bo taken
agalntt the possibility of hostile dem-
onstrations upon tho arrival of the
Spanish cruiser Vlzoaya The V z-
cay a had not yet been otted up to the
tune tbli dispatch is sent.
Til ruin ( Out Murtitr.
Cincinnati. Fab. iH The big Nilea
Toot worha at Hamilton O Is turning
out twelve-lnoh inurturs for the gov-
ernment for shipuiont as oarly as poa
Nkw Yoitn Fob. 16 Lieutenant
Sharp of tliu United Btatea army
bearing letters from Assistant Secre-
tary ol tho Navy Hoosovelt called at
police headquarters aud asked that
the police boat patrol bo designated
tn watch about too viz:aya. CaptJtin
Verdcn vho was in charge said he had
not tho authority to tend the police
boat patrol but would refer tho re-
quest to Chief of l'o;i;o McCullagh. It
la bolioved that ample precautions
will bo taken to prevent anything
happening to tho Vizcaya.
The Qmtn Jlejent.
Maduid Feb 18. Tho queen regent
presided at a cabinet meeting today
Tho subjoot diicusscd was tho loss of
the battleship Alamo. Tho minister
for foreign ailairs Senor Gullon. read
a dispatch on the faubject from Wash-
ington and tho queen regontexpresecd
sorrow at the catailrophu.
The Spanish warship Vizcaya will
It is said reoelvo lior final instructions
by somaphoro boforu sho enters Now
Thoro Is much ooromont hero at tho
rcportod sending of a United Statoa
torptjdu lljtilla to Havana from Kay
VtteraHH Air Jliiflnl.
Wilmington Del. Feb. 18 Genoral
J. P S Gobln commander-in-chief o(
the Graud Army of the Republic at
tended the eneampment of the Dtla-
ware G. A. It last night and In the
course of an address touched upon the
Maino disaster. Ho said:
"If there is ovor a time when Grand
Army men should stand together It Is
now wnun tue sword is nan outoi
tho seabbard. Leading opinion of the
Grand Army wants to know whether
It vvas an aaeident or a dastardly
crime If It was an accident amends
can be mad; but if It was a crime
God help Eomi one who will have to
pay the penalty "
General Gobln's words were groolcd
with tromendouB applause.
Mauiiiu Feb 18 The newspapers
here are urging tbe government to
adopt great precautions when the
American divers urrlvu and not allow
them to descend and examine the
Maine. ' as divers seut by privato per-
sons might be bribed to report at vari-
ance with tbe aetual fact and might
even do f ometblog to tbe hull which
would serve as a confirmation of their
report." Here it la thought Improb-
able that Captaln-Ueneral lilaneo will
allow d ivors to descend or even those
eent oftiuially by the United States
government if they ar unasoompanled
by Spanish divers. The no wf paper J
here fear sorlius trouble unlets a
strict supervision la exchanged ard
they olalm to forsee the necessity for
employing divers of a third netlon lo
arbitrate in the event of a dlssgree-
ment between tbe Spanish and Amer-
Tho whole press enjoins the most
rigorous supervision of the wreck of
Xo llalut the Maine
Wabihnoton. Fe fii At
quest of the secretat'. tho navy
ltoutcllc chairman of the naval com-
mittee has asked the house to pass a
joint resolution appropriating SSOU.OOO
for raising the battleship Maine.
SHNATK PASSi: IT.
Wahiunoton Feb. 18 The rorolu-
tlon olTored ia the senate by Mr. Hale
appropriating 3800000 for raising the
battleship Maine and saving what
property could bo saved was ptitscd
by the senate without objeatlon
amonded so as to authorize the secre-
tary to direct that tho remains of o Hi-
re ra aud sailors bo brought to the
United States for Interment.
The houso has also passed a resolu-
tion similar to that passed by the sen-
ato relative to tho Maine.
mirr n Strang limit.
Nkw Yohk Feb. 18 I'ho Herald
this morning prints the following
from lis Key West correspondent: 'I
loam on undoubted authority that one
of tho maimed sailors who was taken
to tho Maine hospital out of gratitudo
for tho kind treatment and caretu
nursing received from the surgeoiis
and attendants has broken the seal of
oilcnco onj lined by his superior officers
boforo leaving Havana and makes a
statometit which cannot be doubwd
and which points to tho dollberato de-
struction of the vessel The sailor
whose name for obvious reasons Is
withheld for tho prcsont nays he wns
on watoh on tho forward deck shortly
before tho explosion occurred. While
looking over tho Maine's bow Into the
dark waters of the bay ho saw a black
object slowly coming toward tuo v-
sol. Tho object whatever It was was
apparently illuminated and emitted
He suspected something wrong and
started to communicate the fait to the
officer of tho day when the explosion
Tho Malno was raised In tho air and
ho was thrown to tho deck stunned
Ho alBO Rays that simultaneously
with tho Malno ho saw tho stian
launch which was moorod alongside
the Maine also thrown out of the
This occurred before tho second ex-
plosion in tho Malno's mogaz'no was
felt and whlah sent her to the bottom.
Spa I ii .!. en JUmieniriil.
Washington. Fob. is. Spnlu has
officially disclaimed in n positive man-
ner the 1'ollectloiin contained in tlio
De Lome lettoi and ns officially an-
nounced by the stuto department the
Incident Is satisfactorily closed. The
following la an nbstrm.: of a note sent
by tho Spanish government to Minis-
ter Woodford nt Madrid'
"Tho Spanish government on
learning of the incident in which Min-
is tor Dupuy DeLoino was concerned
and buing ndvlsod of his ohjectiouablo
communication with entire sincerity
laments the incident which was tiie
cause of the Interview with the min
ister states that Minister Dul.ome
hud prosentod his resignation and
It had been ncceptcil before the
presentation of the matter by
.Minister Woodford. That the
Spanish ministry In accepting the
resignation of a functionary whoio
service they had been utilizing up to
that time leaves it tierfcclly well es-
tablished that they do not share and
rather on the contrary Jisautliorlsce
tho criticisms tending to olio nil or
censure tho chief of n friendly state
although such criticisms hud been
written within the fold of friendship
and had readied publicity by artful
and criminal menus. That this mean-
ing had taken shape in a resolution
by tho council of ministers
before (ienoral Woodford presented
the matter and at a time when the
Spanish government had ouly vague
tologrnphic reports concerning tho
soniiinoiiM alludod to. That thuSpau-
iih nation with equal and greater
reason affirms its viow of its decision
after road in ir the words contained in
tho lettor rollectlng upou tho l'rosl
dent of tho United Statos. As to the
paragraph conoerning the doslratilllty
of negotiations on commercial rela-
tions lf only for oiToot and . tho Im-
portance of using a representative for
the purpose stated in Senor De lime's
letter tho government expresses
conueru that in the light of it con-
duct long after the writing of the
letter and In view ot the unanswer-
able testimony nf simultaneous and
sulwequeiit facts any doubt should
exist that the Spanish government
lias given proof of its ronl doslre and
of iU innermost oonvietlons with re-
spect to the new commercial system
and the projected treaty of commerce.
That the Kpauuh government does
not now consider it nooessary to lay
stress upon or to demonstrate anew
the truth and the sincerity of
its purpose and tho unstained good
faith of its intentions. That publioly
and solemnly the government of
Spain contracted a responsibility for
the political and tnrllf change which
It ha Inaugurated in both Antilles
the natural ends of whioli In domes-
lio aud International speeches pursues
with fir inn ess whleh will ever inspire
Mauhiii Feb. 18. Following is the
text of the royal decree which 1
dated February 10:
"According to the wishes of Senor
Uupy Jlf l-ome. In the name of my
august wi. King Alfonso Kill and as
Queen Itegont 1 aeeupt the resigna-
tion he Itn presented of the post of
envoy extraordinary and iniulU-r
plenipotentiary at Washington leav-
ing him without employment with
the ciBolmuonU due luia
JlAiiiA. Christina ''
Soi.ur I'olo y IternalM minister
designate to the Tutted Slatas visiUd
I'ulUft KiHles Miniater Woodford to-
day lienor liullon tho foreign inlo
later has cabled President Mc Kin ley
on iKtbalf ol the govern ment couuo
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dolences on the d sastcr tojho ilale;;ty-teven Uxlies have been iei iv-
TO OUHK A OUI.I IN UNK DAY
Take Laxative llrc-mo Quinine Tablets.
All druggists refund tho money If It
fails to cure 35c. The genuine bat
L. Ii. Q on each tablet.
F II LUHo Jt Cc .received yesterday
an c'etrantlinn nfh.welry which will
b? sold cheap for tfN. Every piece
iiisihhi ;k.i;s .MM.
rVmiir Owrti (llrrn i .Srrmitl &urrniiif
llrmllllnn To tn It'imilrtl Tonight.
The comic opora ' 'Tho Hindoo lload
HunterB" wa3 glvon a socond success-
ful rendition last night at tho McKcn-
non opera house. Tho audience was
van mid enthusiastic. The work of
the principals was par exeollonco while
tho choruses onco more crowned thorn-
solves with glory. ThodrillB as led by
Mrs. V. II. Lucas and MUs Alice
Schnell are tho perfection of precision
and dlsoiplino Many of tho partici-
pants lat night wore tho recipients of
beautiful ll iral offerings as well as
bountiful and deserved applatiBo.
Too much praise cannot bo given
Mr. Kd. Kinnan His monkey rolo
oalls for hard work lie does not
overdo his part a weakness of many
amateurs nor draw on almanac for
his Inspiration. Tho samo laudation
is also duo Messrs Lucas and Laux
who enact the tramp rolss. lloth
are clevor bright and volatile and
keon tholr audienco convulsed with
laughter The tramp howovor.
bhotild furnish their auditors diagrams
and Bpoclllcationn when Hprlnglng in-
comprehensible local gagB.
All tho slugerA were In trood votco
last night and the molody rippled and
rolled with refreshing swcotiioMS.
Tho performance will bo repoitod
c.i.vAor mi voxviiii'iw.
fhunlir CtmJItlaH it Ihjm In llrumut
Skattlk Wash I'ob 18 L W Nes-
tolle who has arrived bore from Dyoa
Alaska on tbu steamer Alaska says
"For a year men havo boon pouring
Into Alaska bv thousands. Tticre is a
congcslim of freight along the trail
and nt Dyoa. Tho Olillkoot & Trans-
port railroad is eomplotod and has
boon unablo to run for sovoral days
bccaUBO men wore unablo to llvo on
the summit of tho pass "
He says tho ohaotlc condition of
things cannot bo conceived by those
who havo not soon It.
v ia;: dismisskii.
.sic li a tluuil Litipyer nt Hrll n 'rf
I'icniir Okln. Feb. 18. Mrs. Mattlo
Mollsa Lowolla Adoha Morcy-Smltb-Henry
Ferry's female harbor was ar-
retted yesterday on the charge of un-
lawful chibitattou Tho ctty was
unable to mako a esse in tho abioncc
of material witnueses and tho cum
plaint was dismisfed. She claims to
be a lawyor'aa well as p barhsr and It
Is said suggested the point to tier law-
yer which won in the first round
Trrntn ' llhli Irl limit.
For First district Judge lltirford
Lagan county thlrJ Monday in Febru-
ary Chandler Lincoln county third
Tttci-day tn April: Stillwater Payne
county llrtt Tuesday In May; Wcod-
wanl Woodward aounty lounh Ti.oi-
day in ftlsy
Second district Judgo iarsnoy Ta-
loga March 11; Arapahoe March 31;
Cloud Clef March SI; tt Iteno April
Third district Judgo Koaton Okla
homa City Fob 81; Tocumsuh Feb. Ss;
Norman MrrchtS; Mungum. Mardi 17
Fourth district Judge lUiier Not
Fifth district Judge MoA tue Hold
Garfield couuty Feb 31 Kiugflshor
Kingfisher county March H; I'ond
Crcok Grant county April SS: Alva
Woods county May 10
llwy In iifhlniitmt
Wabihnoton Feb 18 J 11 Havlg.
horst clerk of tlio United Stales court
at Ferry Ok is In tho city trying to
reach un agreement with the depart-
ment of justlco for the arijustmout of
his accounts. Ciork llavighorat is
charged by tho government with all
tbe fees of the district court at l'crry
but as In mmiy instances ho has not
succeeded in colluding the money bo-
cause tbe HtiganlB wore not uble to
pay lio Is protesting against tho de-
partment holding him responsible for
It. On its part tho dopa-ttnont of jus-
tice maintains that tho foe should have
been collected and therefore ho inut
pay whethor or not he collects. Mr.
Havlghorst Is soon to betuccocdcl bv
Frank Hummer nrlv ito losralarv to
Webster Davis when ho was mayor of !
Illlj Itimrh Jlamnl Over.
The following perous oharged with
being implicated in the burning of the
two Seminole were bound over by
Commissioner Foster at Tcctmseh in
tutus of from $soo i- S1.&00: Ward
Cleven Georgo Oash. li King. Wllllo
Faff John Jones Nelson Joues James
Jones Ji if Gordon Hersel Laird
JamoB Woodard Samuel Adams Julius
Laird. I M Franks. John T. Ilullock
I'arson Gllmor. Rlohard Null. William
Guinu Joe Oherrv George U ulna J.
1) Hodges J. A (Jiilnn
Urtultltlun fir llniry IjihiI.
W. G Murpby. sheritf of Gibson
county Ind was here yesterday with
requtalon papers for Heary Land who
Is wanted baok in Ind aea fir the
crimo of larceny Land was a-r sted
by the local oil! ears at Oklab una City
whero ho Is held in eon torment Ti e
ollloara who made the arrett will u" a
reward of 8100 that was iffered for
A man who reaently died In l'arls
kept a record of the number of e'gsrs
ho list' 6iiioUed diirirag his ltfellm ;
number was 08 7IJ At 5 oents rao i
thty oot him SJl.U 0 or enough to
buy a Kansas legislature.
Aiim I titmlli.
There la a violent eruption ou tho
faeo of the u today aud if one looks
at It through a teleaeop there will be
seen a loLg trsln of Hula b aek snots
trsvtllng across the shluiug disc.
I'lfiy Klllesl In r. Mill.
1UH. iiavi. I'ruMia FeU Is tn
rib.u expi ion of Ore damp otceric-l
iu tht Verciniiilc ( arollneugluccW col
.. iii..1111..L.ri this
!"" " " "
morn i ii l'
ered. Mauy in inera have Ikiii
ooaly injured J I Is believed that tifty
persons have perished.
Man and Wife til of Hume...
CniCAOO Feb. IA- Cornelius anf
has followed his wife to a pHMir'
grve Itacli died of starvation. U
-w a sA year eld anil he was 7J.
C T U. PRESI-
ILL FOR THREE WEEKS.
Wim n Sufferer for hm I'rom Pro-
fniiml Anmnln Slio Seoineil to ll
tlrmtljr IniprnTiMt lmt llrfnre
Hie I'ntnl Iioin On tun
Fnnnrnl MerIon In Now
Vork mill l!rniittott.
Nkw Yokk Feb. JH. Miss 1 rnnccs
IS. Wlllard president of the Worcnti
niriitlan Teinpernuce I nion died
shortly after midnight this morning
tit the Hotel F.nipire this city.
At the bedside nt Miss Willard at
the lime of her death were her niece
Mr W. W. ltnlclwiu Mrs. L M N.
FRANCES E. WILLARD.
Stevens vice president of the W ('. T.
U.; Miss Anna M. Gordon Miss Wit-
1 aril's secre'nry and Dr. Alfred K.
IU1L Mlas Willard had been ill for
about three wtieks.
Dr. Hill made the following ".l.tto-
meht: "MIks Wlllnrd had snlTered
bouio yours from protound aiiema and
on several occasions had been given
up to tlla Lust summer she seemed
to take en it new K.tso of life and
gullied in weight aud strength so that
shu wont through her convention
work at Toronto ond lluffnlo. Inch
was most arduous aud runic out inmli
better than was expoeted but on her
arrival five weeks a; she was much
prostrated and rerdiiv to'k the grippe
which ntiuekeil the stomach liver in-
testines and Inter the nervojs system.
The disease progressed fiuoinhlv .ind
ill many ipvpectt. she had grentlv nii-
nroved w lion the fatal issue chuciiihI
overwhelmed the nerve centers. I In to
wus no cancerous degradation of any
organ as has been st.ilcd "
Viands I .17. ill. Hi Will ml w.m l .i n mi
riniii iitin si st'nilMi Mi'i
Ht was yt ii hi iti 1 1 1 1 N m t tiw stern T. in lie
College i-iiiini Hi in Im.'I In i line
Iirol.ssnrotiiitiii.il '"mi Hun in I m 'J
nntl was pruii tp.ti t i.inrsci Wisiivin
h'intiiarr in lMoii i; 'l he toiinmnit two
jcars sue sm nt in Inn ii.ii Imm! i. uii.1
isi t of Iter It nie tn siii.lv III l'arls ami on-
trlliutltu to riu ll. .iN In n7I M sm
was prnfessor of aestlu tit sin Norlliuesti in
Ulllvt-rillr "Hil 'lean ol the Woin in s i.l-
leK4'. wh're she i)''iil In r svslcin ol
self-Rorruinrnl ulili n li.i.l Ik-i-ii .elo.ti it by
uthel eilucati rs Miss W maul left lirr pro-
feselon in ts7l tolilinlilv lierself Willi tin:
Women a Christian Trinirranc iinii.ii
erlnp a i ol iemtHlliiK s iretaryof the
national ornanleatioi until IsT'l ml sihk-
fiat dale as preshUm As secrrlaiy she
nrnaalxcil the IIium I'muctlon movement
anil sent an fi.ii linm nearly 20 i.ooii
tHTsoll to the l.i 'isi iture ol llllnola ask-
lull tor thetrmis nn ballot lo- women.
On the deatlf ol h i brother. Ollrer A
Willard In 1T sue am carried him as
cilllor ot th- I'tiPaio E.enlng 1'oi.t In
)40 she arcepieit it. it vterablp of the
White Cre movement 1 1 her own unloiu
which had uMalnid llir .iirIi ntr iiillin-n . .
enac;ment In twelve alarri lor ih- r ' -t
Oliol women In Ihss ahe wa ni.i.i pr. s.
Idem of the American bran h of ttic Int. r.
natiunal rount.il of Womtn and l the
World's t.iirUllan Temperan. e union
whit h she had founded ave year is-lore
and she was reiratedly rr-rirrieri. ih-
Idc many pamyhK-ts and ronti llmtlnn. to
magaislnra. Ml Willard has publish i s. v-
eral volumes relatuiK tu U'iiiim m-. and
Itnalern IHrlelon Kbl.
Topkra Kan Feb. 18 The East-
ern division of the Kansas I'ueilic rail-
road runuing 110 miles west from
Kuushs City was sold under the ham-
mer here yesterday by Special Muster
CurnUh. It was Iniught In by Alvln
W. Kreck seerulury of the Cut-in
Pacific reorganUutlon committee. The
purchase price waa Sl.OO 000. There
was uo other bidder
Son Murdars III lulliar
LfASr. swomtii. Kan Feb. IS. II.
M ll.! ling a saloonkeeper was shot
mid kil ed last evening by hi eldest
sun Kid' l'.illin;-'. Apparently the
alio ting was preineditatt'd. A young-
er hi other )U-it Hillings is tho strong'
est witness iiganist the sluver of hi
father '1 lie shouting was due to fam-
ily troii ih s
Uuvurnor l.eeily for IVnr.
Toi-KkA Kan Feb. Is. -Governor
Leed sun! jeaterda . 'If l'ruktdeut
MvKinlcy decides to declare var
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tmm? "Ty .. " T swwV-iour
hoUT" u"1"0- Kan ha never been
behind on these matter and it never
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Hart who wm convicted on the charge
of aiding tbe) steamer Liurtulu In a
HlibusUriug expedition to Cuba. The
iinUsM imposed was two years' iiu-
pruwniuenL WASiiiNorox Feb. is. Sejnuter
Allen iHtroduaed a rao4utlon yit9r
liny Instructing the Venal) titHWtlUee
on naval affair to Invsatiffate tba
Maine exploaioa Th MaMlHtion went
over uiuUr objection Until U) day.
J. ..i- y
BOARD OF INQUIRY NAMED
It At'lll Aeiotnbln nt ItnTnnn Next
dny to HsRln lVork.
Washinoton Fob. H. lho Navy
lepartment received u dispatch this
morning from Admiral Sicard In com-
mand of the North Atlantic squadron.
'ivmg the detail of the court of in-
jury to investigate the Maino disas-
ter It in ns follows: .iptaln Samp-
on prcsidont of the court; Captain
t'hadwlck Lieutenant t'omir indcr
Sohroeder and Lieutenant Commander
It is said at the department that tho
naval court of inquiry which is to In-
icstlirate the disuster can ncarcelv as-
semble for thb work at Havana be-
fore next Monday.
(Jrnoral feat Is oppressed by the old
ifllcers at the navy department that
the destruction of the Maine had been
10 complete at least in the forward
portion of the ship where Hie eplo-
lion is believed to have occurred that
It wonid be perhaps Impossible to lhd
tnfflcleut evlde ice In the wreck of tho
hull to Ik oble to dcclaro with cer-
tainty tho cause of the disaster Tho
reports coming from Havana doscn
tlvo of the occurrence of tho wreck
drengtlieii these doubts. Tho fall of
the HnioU.istnck the disappoarani e of
tho big turret guns the overturning
of the deck forward nil ceetu to indl-
nte thnt nn enormous destruction has
occurred below It may be said how-
'ver. that nothing hns yot developed
tn the now from Havana as to tho ap-
pearance of the wreck or In the con-
flicting stories of the survivors to
-hauge tho opinion of tho major. ty of
the officers stationed In tho nnvy de-
partment that tho Maine sunk as tho
osult of nn internal explosion
CAPT. SIGSBEE'S STORY.
Itefnaes tn tllvu nn Opinion nt tn the
Cnuso of the III inter.
Nkw Yoiik Feb. 1m. A dispatch to
the Ilcrnld from Havana snvs:
"Tlie ollicers of tho Maine fail ut-
terly to account for tho disaster on
th theory of any Internal explosions
but they also ngree that no torpedo
julil have caused tho damngo that
this explosion wrought. Thou too
the finding of n large diamond shaped
pipe of cement which wont so high lit
the air as to crash clear through tho
leek of the City of Washington in Its
leeeent ndds another puzzling feature
lo the case. An Internal explosion
would not have hurled it so high In
"The captain choked down his emo
tion and 1 asked him of tlio disaster.
" There Is very little that lean tell
you' he replied 'I was In the dublnut
tho time. I had just finished a Vottcr
to my family when that cuorm'tiPTo
ash came. Tho ship lurched lieav.V-
Iv to port and I knew in an install t
what it all meant that it meant that
my ship had blown up
' 'All the cabin lights wero put out
ind as I groH!il my way out of tho
spnrtmetit I met my orderly running
toward me. Reaching the deck I gavu
jrdorn to post sentries keep silence
suit to flood the magazines. The mag-
s.lues wero already Hooding thorn-
elves. 1 saw then a disaster was
oinplete; In fact I noticed a few of
jc.r men struggling in tho wator.
" 'What do you think caused the
sxploaion?' I asked Captain Slgsboo.
" 'You will hnve to excuse me from
answering that' he replied."
Nn One. lint tpunltli Omcere Knmv
Whnthor Torpeilie ro l'litntud There.
Wabihnoton FeU 18. As lo tho
statement relative to the number of
torpedoes planted In Havana harbor
It I ld at the navy department that
nobody aside from Spanish officers In
Havana know what has boon dono
ta pryU'Ct the harbor in that mating .;
It in ouatomary to divido all greaV"'
harbor Into sections and In plans of
coast defense to assign pluees for tor '
pedoes on the bottom at certain Inter- '
vals. Tbe location of these torpedoes
is kept s profound secret only a few
officers of the army being entrusted
with the knowledge C. If their lota- '
tiou were known it would be eny for c
in attucUIng enemy to remove or ex-
plode them without causing harm to
their owu veuels.
I'unerut of the Vlalline.
Havana Feb. la. The Interment I
ot the twooty-two recovered bodies of
the martyr of the Maine took plaeo
yesterday afternoon about S o'eloek.
Khortly before that hour all Havana '
was in mourniug. The tings on tlo ''
pnbliu buildings ware at half maSt .
and many of the noun wuroiUcslL
in iima ruing. All els were repsTj
resented ui the throng that ftlUd tharl
ktrcots along which the funeral pro- '
ee'iou pnaauil to tho cemetery.
HliiectMl tha Hi plot Ion. I
IlAV Civv Mich Fb. 18 A letter
wm received to-day from Flmer Mell-
strup guunar on the Maine f
daUid February II tu whleh Moll-' I
strup wrote that he wouUl sot
bo surprised if they should be blown '
up any day that the skip wan sur- (
rouuded with tordo and could not
leave the hurbor without the eopsunt '
aud direction of the ttpauiak anther
lniir llaaily tr Wr. '
Sikim.ikiu UL Feu. IL Oover-I
'e........ .. a ii.i t- i V
l.u. Aai.i.v. m-uj vwiieill VU -lirJ ivgiav
iature lo authorise him to tender to
the 1'reaideut uf the L'ulUd States the
"moral aud material support" of lilt
noi to prevent or punish any attempt
at ho tile invasion of our country.
x ma ne um in a iiicge to tlie senalv
Cnmlllluu of tlio IVouude-J.
KKT Wkst Flo. FeU 14 Tho re-
JiorU upon the Maine's wounded to-
lay are favorable Hvury pasalbki t
ca I being beatowed upon them aurt J
both well and injured arc brighter
nd boiler after a nlglit'a rest.
.jaauaktaAaiut&:Mtew'4rBr . . i ilVAlftfAr 1
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