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THE DALLES WEEKLY CHRONICLE, FRIDAY, MAY 6. 1893.
NEW MILITARY POSTS.
Action of tic Senate, ant the Me
CHANCES FOR BRITISH INVASION.
How Foreign Troops Might be Massed
Upon Our Border.
IN TIMK of PEACE PREPARE for WAR
Jlow Duluth, St. Paul. Minneapolis,
Chicago, and Other Large Cities
Washington May 2. Some time ago
- the house committee on militia made a
report, in which the chairman, Mr. Cat
ting, introduced some statements of a
sensational character, in view of the
, then strained relations existing between
this country and Great Britain over the
Behring sea controversy. Mr. Cutting
made the remarkable statement that
Great Britain was able to place, within
forty days, an army of 100,000 men in
the midat of the great wheat producing
section of this country. He elaborated
this statement with the greatest detail,
showing just where the British soldiers
would be drawn from, and where they
"would be uoncornt rated so as to be ready
to strike at Duluth, St. Paul and Min
neapolis, and within easy reach of
"Chicago and other large cities. Mr,
"Cutting's statements were so remarkable
that part of them are given verbatim,
,He said: "Great Britain, if uninter
mpted, could place within forty days an
army of 100,000 men in the midst
of the great wheat producing sec
lion of our country. She has in India
according to the latest advices, 72,403
English soldiers, and the native Indian
regular army of 109,000 infantry, 21,700
-cavalry, 2,000 artillery and 1,411 British
officers. For the service of these she has
there 10,336 horses and 318 field guns
From Calutta to Vancouver via Singa
nnra. ntaaminrv at flhnnr. thirtaan lrnnfa
an hour and allowing one day's stop at
Singapore and Yokohama for coaling,
twenty-eight days is all that is required
For the rail journey from Vancouver to
Winnipeg, allowing margins for delays,
the time would not exceed eight days,
making in all thirty-six days. At the
end of which time an army of veteran
troops from India, English troops in
-officers, can be moving on Duluth, St.
Paul and Minneapolis." He entered into
detail respecting the dangers of such inva-
eion, and showed how difficult it would
be for this government, under such cir
cumstances, to feed its own troops when
the wheat fields of Dakota, Minnesota
. and Manitoba should be in the hands of
the same nation which now controls the
output of the wheat crop of India. In
addition to the wheat fields, the lumber
regions and the ore beds of the north-
- west, the entire output of which would
be controlled by an army of occupation
moving from Winnipeg south into the
United States and thus cutting the
Northern Pacific railroad, Great Britain
would, by means of her light-draft gun
boats, have control of the great lakes
- and thus have an uninterrupted water
communication, except when the ice of
winter prevented, between the left wing
-of the army of occupation of the north-west
resting at Duluth and the right
wing of the army of the northwest with
its right resting probably on lake Erie.
This army would be composed of the
troops of the home garrisons in the
united kingdom and of levies from Ber
muda and Jamaica and all the militia
and volunteers of Canada." - But little
was said concerning the matter at the
time, but the senate committee has now
acted favorably upon the proposition to
establish two additional military posts
on the northern frontier, to be determ
ined by the secretary of war. One of
them will probably be on Lake Champ
lain. The other, it is expected, will be
put somewhere on Paget sound. It is
not the intention of those who have
most strongly favored, the project that
extensive fortresses shall be built, but
merely that the posts shall be at availa
ble points where troops can be quickly
distributed to various points along the
. frontier at short notice. It is the opin
ion of Gen. Schofield, and many mili
tary experts, that if England should
ever declare war upon the United States
the immediate points of attack would be
along the Canadian' frontier in New
York, Vermont and New Hampshire.
The proposition has received the unani
mous approval of the senate committee
and will be introduced aa a proposed
amendment to the sundry civil appro-
The Governor's Busy Day.
Chicago, May 3. Gov. Fifer has to
decline meeting a distinguished guest
from Philadelphia, today in Chicago, as
be says : "I have a very important en
gagement with 1,235 republicans who
.'are coming to Springfield, to nominate a
candidate for governor. I am informed
"that a' large number of the aforesaid re
publicans will be here on the 3d, and so
you see I cannot consistently accept
your kind and cordial invitation." It
will be conceded that the "company at
such a time of 1,235 Illinois republicans,
all full of business, is likely to render a
conscientious governor reasonably free
from ennui ; to prevent that feeling of
restlessness, that depression of spirits,
born of solitude. So while the governor
may well regret his inability to meet Mr.
Childs in the mild spring weather of
this beautiful May morning, at least
there may be tender associations formed
at Springfield that will be a source of
gladness to him. One never can tell
what may happen on an occasion of this
Hunting the Fugitive.
San Fbancisco, May 2. Advices this
morning from San Andreas, the scene of
Saturday's attempted stage robbery and
tragedy state that the country is being
thoroughly explored for the desperado
who did the shooting. Upon an investi
gation based on reports from San An
dreas, Wells, Fargo & Co. will determine
what further action is necessary to bring
the murderer within the clutches of the
law. Early yesterday morning a man
passed May's place, about six miles
from San Andreas. His presence was
made known by the barking of a dog on
the ranch. It is believed that the early
morning wanderer was Saturday's fugi
tive, and that he is making for Amador
county. Ah bridges are guarded and
sheriffs' posses are guarding all points
of escape. Detective Hume will join in
the search, and bloodhounds will prob
ably be used. A reward of $2000 is said
to have been offered by the uncle of the
dead girl. -
Dr. Parkhurst'a Crusade.
New Yobk, May 3. The single handed
crusade of Rev. Dr. Parkhurst has per
haps come to an end. To the suggestion
of his critics that he should have dele
gated such an unsavory task to another
he vigorously answers that he loathes it
and loathes the craven spirit that
prompts it. "If it was vicious in me to
visit those places myself," he says, "it
would have been equally vicious, with
an added element of damnable coward
ice, to get some one to do it for me. No
such system of ethics as that," he adds,
"has either the moral vigor or the intel
lectual acumen to bore into the heart of
existing corruption." If interest shall
quickly subside, if public curiosity shall
soon be sated, if the people shall cease
to discuss the laches of the police, there
will follow a relapse into the old con
dition and the'sacrifices of Dr. Parkhurst
will have been made in vain. -
Rally for the Canal.
Albany, N. Y., May 3. When it was
reported that Governor Flower would
veto the $540,000 canal improvement
bill, great consternation followed
among the grain merchants, and an im
mense pressure has been brought to
bear to prevent the veto. Nearly every I
one maintains the appropriation is very
essential, and is needed much more this
year because there was no appropriation
last year, the bill having ' died in the
deadlock. If the governor vetoes this
bill senators and assemblymen will feel
as though it is no use trying to get a
canal bill through the legislature during
the next two years. But the best in
formed people feel sure Governor Flower
is too good a statesman to veto these
bills, although it has been intimated he
would do so.
A Lady Among the Delegates.
Cheyenne, Wyo., May 3. Miss
Emma Schult and Mrs. Fedilia Elliott,
of this city, are candidates for the posi
tion of delegate to the republican nat
ional convention at Minneapolis, and
one of them is certain to be elected, in
the county convention tomorrow. Miss
Schult is a woman of some means, and a
member of the women's republican
league of this state. Mrs. Elliott, whose
husband is a blacksmith, is a life insur
ance agent, and accounted a shrewd,
successfull business woman. She holds
an official position in the league.
Another Fatal Theatre Fire.
Leadvtlle, Colo., May 2. Last night
fire, which started on the stage of
Loeb's variety theatre, destroyed that
structure and half a block on State
street. There were a number of narrow
escapes. One woman and a child were
burned to death. Loss, $24,000.
Deeming the Demon.
Melbourne, May 2. The jury in the
Deeming case has returned a verdict of
guilty, and the demon will be hanged.
A Humorous Minister.
Eli Perkins got off the following at a
lecture in Minneapolis recently. A
Fond du Lac preacher worn out with
trying to get a decent living, sent in his
resignation. Said he: -
'Brothers and sisters, I come to say
good-bye. I don't think God loves this
church very much, because none of yon
ever die. I don't think you love each
other, because none of yon ever get
married. I don't think that yon love
me, because you never pay my salary
and your donations are moldy fruits and
wormy apples, and by their fruits ye
shall know them.
"Brothers I am going away from you
to a better place. I have been called to
be chaplain of the Stil water penitentiary.
Where I go ye cannot come, but I go to
prepare a place' for you. . Good bye." -
Reports are published to the effect
that Cleveland is to withdraw and Chief
Justice Fuller is to be nominated.
TO QUIT PUBLIC LIFE.
Senator John Sheman Tired, of SerTinz
HIS COURSE FULLY DECIDED UPON.
Will Look About Awhile as to the Fit
ness of His Successor.
SECRETARY POSTER SPOKEN OF.
An Interesting and Serious Story In
Connection With Bis Learlng
New Yobk, May 3; The story is
again in circulation that Senator John
Sherman, of Ohio, will, before many
months, announce his retirement from
public life. This information comes
from an Ohio gentleman, who has been
recently in Washington, and for many
years has sustained the most intimate
personal and political relations with Mr.
Sherman. This determination is no
new thing with the Ohio senator. He
decided on this course more than twelve
months ago. At that time he had but a
year and a half before the close of his
term, and he hfld no desire to contest
for re-election, but the political condi
tion in Ohio last autumn was such as to
make it a necessity for Mr. Sherman to
again offer himself as a candidate before
the state legislature. His friends be
lieved he was the only man who could
defeat the aspirations of Gov. Foraker,
and the Mansfield statesman was asked
to enter the lists against him. He did
so and was elected with comparative
ease, thuB proving his great influence
with the Ohio people, whom he had rep
resented in public life for nearly forty
years, tie may think it proper to deny,
as he has done before, his purpose to re'
tire, out tncre is no aouDt mat ne in
tends to leave the public service as soon
as the conditions are such that it can be
done without injury to the party and
without turning over his seat to a suc-
cesssor who is unworthy Of the place.
Arrangements will probably be made so
that Sec. Foster or some other friend of
Mr. Sherman can step into the vacant
seat. There is an interesting story in
connection with Mr. Sherman's purpose
in relinquishing his senatorial honors.
He has a serious work to perform. It is
a work which to him will be a labor of
love, a work which he will perform with
zealous care, and which, for that reason
he will not delegate to any other person.
It will, in short, be the publication of
the letters of his brother, William
San Franelseo Scared.
San Fbancisco, May 2. Threats of an
outbreak by the "Reds" yesterday
caused some fear that the cry of terror
might arouse the city ; hence, when a
solitary bomb was exploded in an empty
lot, without doing any damage, wild
rumors were spread. The most signifi
cant fact connected with the explosion
is its occurrence on the ground adjoining
the Enterprise brewery, which has been
opposed to the brewery workmen's
union and employed none but non-union
men. No arrest was made up to a late
hour last night in connection with the
explosion, although a close watch was
kept for any man answering the descrip
tion of the dynamiters. Some violent
anarchist speeches were made, but no
real disorder took place.
Fire In Winnipeg.
Winnipeg, May 2. Four blocks were
burned in this city by a fire which broke
out in the Princess opera-bouse at 2
o'clock this morning. The flames
spread with frightful rapidity, as there
was no water, owing to the water works
being shut down for repairs. The loss
is estimated at $125,000, with very light
Mashed the Masher.
Washington, May 2. Congressman
Amos Cummings discovered a handsome
man paying offensive attentions to his
(Cummings') wife. The . lady bad been
annoyed some time, when Cummings
administered corporal punishment to
the masher. The latter did not give his
name, but one of bis friends informed
Cummings that the masher would chal
lenge him to fight a duel, and in case he
refused would publicly horsewhip him.
An Arkansas Collector.
New Oblsass, May 2. Sheriff O. H.
Luna, of Searcy county, Ark., a repub
lican, collected several thousand dollars
in taxes recently, and with a companion,
J. C. Hollis, came here on a big spree.
They drank fine liquor, treated all com
ers, bucked the tiger, and wasted the
public funds in all manner of riotous
living. Luna's bondsmen took him in
hand on his return to Searcy county,
and found that he was short $4,000 of
state money.- Hollis was arrested and
disgorged $900, but the rest of the cash
is gone. Luna retains his office, but
will not collect any more takes. .
There were shocks of earthquake
Concord, N. H., yesterday. -
i - A Craay Priest.
Burlington, N. J., May 2. Rev.
Father Tracy, pastor of St. Paul's Cath
olic church, yesterday ordered a police
man to eject Matthew Gaynor and his
daughter, The . officer refused, and the
priest, drawing a revolver, forced- Gay
nor to rise from his knees, and drove
him out of the edifice. The trouble is
said by Miss Gaynor to be due to the
fact that she received attentions from a
Protestant. The priest denounced the
companionship from the pulpit and
finally debarred the Gaynors from the
church on several occasions. Father
Tracy created a sensation by bitter de
nunciations - of the . different mem
bers of the church whom he found
guilty of intemperance. He also de
nounced dancing in severe terms, and
flourished a revolver in the pulpit.
Gaynor will lay a complaint before
San Fbancisco, May 4. Advices from
Australia say that much interest is man
ifested in the biography Deeming is
writing, upon which he- has spent much
of his time since he was imprisoned. It
is believed that the man's overwhelming
vanity will impel him to confess in this
work all the crimes he ever committed.
By appealing to the judicial committee
of the privy council Deeming may
succeed in putting off the execution for
a time, but his haste to complete the
book shows he has little, if any, hope of
escaping hanging. Early this morning
he resumed writing on the biography,
which he says he will bequeath to Miss
Rounbevell, the young lady to whom he
was engaged at the time of his arrest
He expressed hope that the profits which
she may derive from its publication will
in some degree, compensate her for the
wrong and annoyance which he has been
the means of inflicting on her.
Illness of Archbishop Kendrlok.
St. Louis, May 3. A great deal of
anxiety has been caused in Catholic cir
cles by Archbishop Kendrick's inability
to fill his confirmation engagements.
On Sunday his grace was announced to
administer the sacrament of confirma
tion to the children of Holy Trinity
parish in North St. Louis. Full prepa
rations had been made for the event,
but word was received from the arch
bishop Sunday morning that he wonld
be unable to come. There was more
sorrow and anxiety expressed than dis
appointment, as the event seemed to in
dicate that the archbishop had reached
that period of advanced life when he
would no longer be able to fulfil the ar
duous duties he bad imposed on himself.
The archbishop seems never to have
rallied completely from the attack of
feebleness which seized him . shortly
after his jubilee celebration. -
A Kick Committee.
New Yobk, May 3. On Wednesday
the executive committee of the republi
can clubs of the ninth assembly district
resolved to erect a transparency in front
of the clubhouse with the inscription :
For President, Benjamin Harrison."
The transparency was erected last night.
The club held a meeting and voted that
the action of the executive committee
was premature, as they had no right to
declare the political preference of the
club, and ordered that the transparency
be taken down within forty-eight hours,
or it will be removed.
Washington, May 2. The house and
senate conferees reached an agreement
on the Chinese exclusion bill to be re
ported to the senate today. The basis
of agreement is said to be the senate
bill, but it contains clauses providing
for the registration of resident Chinese
and the suspension of bail in habeas
corpus applications. A dispatch from
the City of Mexico says the Chinese gov
ernment in view of the attitude of the
United States towards Chinese immi
gration, has taken steps to turn the tide
of emigration to Mexico.
Harrison on the First Ballot.
Minneapolis, May 3. According to
the tab of the delegates to the national
republican convention, kept at adminis
trative headquarters, 225 delegates have
already been instructed for Harrison.
This is one more than enough to nomi
nate him on the first ballot, not to men
tion a large number of uninstructed del
egates, who it is known will vote for
Destitution in Newfoundland. .
Halifax, N. S., May 3. Captain
Farqnhar, of the steamer Harlow, from
Newfoundland, reports a prevalence of
destitution north of Flowers Cove, New
foundland, with two' actual cases of
Want More Pay. .
Saginaw, Mich., May 3. All brick
layers in the city are on a strike for an
advance of $1 a day in wages. Building
operations are at a standstill.
Stony Creek Strike.
New Haven, Conn., May 3. Nearly a
thousand quarrymenareon a strike near
Stony creek, for an advance in wages
and a reduction of hours.
A Victim of X.n Grippe,
San Luis Obispo, Gal., May 3. Don
Jose Pico, prominent in the early affairs
of California, died here from an attack
of the grip, aged 95.. -
THE ASTORS MOURNING
Ma Drayton Coies to New Tort With
tlie Body of her Father.
THE ASTOR'S DOMESTIC AFFAIRS,
The Strictest Family Seclusion Will
Still be Maintained.
EFFORTS TO PREVENT A SCENE.
Strained Relations in the Family May
Prevent a Funeral Fitting -the '
New Xobk, May3. When Mrs. Will
iam Astor comes to this country with
the body of her husband, she will be ac
companied by her daughter,' Mrs. J
Coleman Drayton and Mrs. Orme Wil
son. Society has been wondering what
Mrs. Astor would do to force such social
recognition of Mrs. Drayton as is com
patible with mourning, and yet enough
to drive away the clouds that still lin
ger over the Draytons' domestic affairs.
It has been expected that Mrs. Astor
and her daughter will remain here for a
considerable part of the mourning sea
son, but she planned to escape all un
certanties by returning immediately to
Paris. Since Mrs. Astor left the citv
the house on Fifth avenue and. Thirty
fourth street has been closed, except
that three caretakers have remained
there. Preparations were in progress to
increase the retinue of servants to the
usual number until a cable message
from Mrs Astor put a stop to the work.
Not even for the two weeks which Mrs.
Astor and Mrs. Drayton expect to spend
here will the number of servants be en
larged, so il is evident that the strictest
family seclusion will be maintained.
Mrs. Willing, of Philadelphia, mother
of Mrs. John Jacob Astor, will accom
pany the party on its return to Paris.
This exceptional privacy which is to .be
observed, it is said, is to be brought
about by Mrs. Drayton's presence in the
city. Extraordinary efforts will be
made to prevent any sort of a scene
when the husband and wife meet. Mr.
Drayton has not called at the home of
his brother-in-law, John Jacob Astor,
since nis return and .their relations are
strained. Mr. Drayton, it is expected,
will attend the iunerai.
The Governor's Day.
Spbingheld, III., .May 3. Delegates
to the state convention tomorrow are
arriving in large numbers. Fifer's nom
ination for governor is practically as
sured. There will be a lively contest
over the auditorship. - Gen. Pavey, the
present imcumbent, is antagonized by
R. H. Stassen, of Joliet, basing his
claims on nationality and religion. It is
generally conceded that a German Luth
eran should be on the ticket, to reclaim
that element of the party. George S.
Willets, of Chicago, and General I. II.
Rinaker, of Carlinville, are favorably
mentioned for congressmen-at-large.
Rinaker seems to have formed a combi
nation with Hurtz, which promises to
beat young Richard Yates, of Jackson
ville, the choice of the young repub
licans. The compulsory school question
is one which promises to trouble the
platform-makers, as the leaders are
divided on the question of repealing the
compulsory education laws.
Missing From the City.
Pobtland, May 4. E. L. Anderson,
captain of the battery of the first regi
ment, and transportation clerk of the
Ainslie Lumber company, is missing
from the city and his absence is mourned
for by the many sorrowing friends of the
gay captain to the extent ot several
hundred dollars' worth. It is the same
old story of misplaced confidence. He
'led the pace that kills," and to buoy
up his" sinking fortunes, made several
drafts upon the funds of his trusting
friends and the treasury of the battery,
which he failed to restore on his depart
ure for other climes, and his where
abouts are unknown. The captain is
accompanied by his wife. Anderson
was a very popular man among his asso
ciates, who deeply regret that he has
taken this unfortunate step. Had be
only placed the matter before his friends
there is little doubt but what they would
have helped him over the difficulty.
Closely Watched. -.
Melbourne, May 3. After Deeming
was conveyed last night from the court
room in which the sentence of death
had just been passed upon him and re
turned to jail, his clothing waa taken
from him and he was compelled to don
the attire of convicts. He was then
placed in the condemned cell, with heavy
irons locked upon his wrists to prevent
him from committing suicide. There is
scarcely a doubt that he would kill him
self if the opportunity offered. A close
watch must be kept upon him that he
does not cheat the gallows. He did not
appear at all cast down by his fate, and,
after a, short conversation with the
wardens detailed to watch him, threw
himself upon the pallet in the eell and
slept calmly until morning.
MODERN SKA GOING CRAFT.
A New Canadian Vessel which May Load
on the Columbia for any Port.
Mr. Linus Hubbard calls attention to '
the new monitor steamers, described by
a Toronto paper, which will undoubtedly
be competitors of the whalebacfs, in
carrying the inland products of our coun
try to all seaport markets, wherever wa
ter transportation can be used from the
grain fields and mines to the ocean, and
will prove strong factors in increasing all
values to the producers. The following
is from the description referred to: "The
John Doty engine company, of Toronto,
is building a steel steamer of the monitdr
type,to engage in the grain and coal trade
between Kingston and the upper lake
ports, for the Canadian steel barge com
pany. . The design is by W. E. Redway.
The boat differs somewhat from the car
go vessels building in Cleveland, Detroit
and Buffalo, and to which the same pe
culiarities have been applied. The ma
chinery is placed nearly amidships, with
a view to making the vessel trim better
when light. Instead of the cigar-shaped
bow of the whalebacks, this boat has a
ram bow, with a forecastle deck forward,
the top sides of which flare outward
slightly, something like the mold-board
of a plow. She is fitted with seven self
trimming hatches, the openings being
raiaed about three feet above the top, or
the rounded deck, and so arranged as to
be easily accessible for loading and un
loading cargo. Her keel is 225 feet, full
Welland canal size,' beam S8 feet, hold
20 feet. She will be fitted with fore and
aft compound engines, having cylinders
26 and 50 inches in diameter, 40 Inches
stroke, with two cylindrical boilers,. 12
feet in diameter, 11 feet long, and is ex
pected to have a speed of 13 knots on a
coal consumption of 1,000 pounds per
hour. She will register about 850 tons.
and will have a carrying capacity of 2,200
tons of dead cargo, wheat, coal etc., on
a draft of 15 feet of water." With the
cascade canal open and the improve
ment at Celilo completed, these and
other steamers will be able to transport
products direct from the upper Columbia
to any sea port in the world.
THE CONTRACT SYSTEM.
No M Are Shutting Down Work to Walt
A Portland paper mentions that stone
cutters have commenced to chizel blocks
of granite again at the locks of the cas
cades. This is an indication that the
appropriation bill is safe. When work
stopped for want of an appropriation,
there was about $67,000 left unex
pended, and now Joggles writes to
inquire if the interest on this
$67,000 stopped when work was stopped?
and if not, who is the man or the bank
who got the benefit of the interest. He
says this interest would almost be suffi
cient to pay for blasting out the rocks in
the main rapids, and making a naviga
ble channel according to the idea of Dr.
Aug. C. Kinney, of 'Astoria, as given in .
The CuBonrcLE week before last. Jug
gles is right. . But, when the contract
system is adopted, then there w;:.
more shutting down of the wot)i'ip .i
for congress to pass an appropr.lm V.r
The invitation of the committee hav
ing in charge the Centennial celebration
ot the discovery of the Columbia river,
having been accepted by the Oregon
Pioneer association the steamer T. J.
Potter has been chartered to convey
members from Portland to Astoria. and
return. .All pioneers in good standing
are entitled to passage for themselves
and families oo the above steamer free
of charge. 1 -
Arlington Record. It is rumored that
the Smith brothers of Sherman county
have purchased about 5000 acres of the
Blalock ranch west of this city, and will
take possession at once. This will term
inate the lease of L. J. Goodrich, who
has already plowed about 1,500 acres of
the tract. The new firm will continue
to plow for summer fallow with a large
Lakeview Examiner. Dr. J. W.
Watts preached to a large audience at
the M. E. church, Sunday evening, on
the subject the great gulf. Did the doc
tor mean his mouth?
Astoria Herald. The stench eminat-
ing from the oil factory is strong enough
to stop a horse car, but as 261 of the best
people in the city signed a remonstrance
against moving it, the balance ot the
people will have to stand it.
Oregonian. Capt. John McNulty, for
thirty years pilot of the Union Pacific
boats on the middle Columbia, bas re
signed his place to accept the same posi
tion on The Dalles,' Portland & Astoria
Navigation Company's boat. Capt. Mc
Nulty is a careful, experienced navigator.
The Tecent'deciaion of the Washington
state horticultural board that fruit-tree
dealers must have their trees inspected
by proper officers before offering them -for
sale, will undoubtedly do much to
prevent the introduction ox pests from
other localities, and is therefore to be
Henry Waterhouse, a forty years' res
ident of the Hawaiian Islands who is
now in Chicago! declares that the annex
ation of these islands to the United
States, in the near future, is inevitable.
The natives of whom there are only 40,
000 want a republic and the vast body of
American residents are anxious for an