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OREGON CITY COURIER
OREGON CITY HERALD
A. V. CHENEY. . Publisher
Interesting; Collection of Item From
Many Place Called From the Press
Reports o f the Current Week.
David A. Wells, the famous econ
omist, died at Norwich, Conn.
Half the population of Gibara, Cuba,
Is said to be suffering from smallpox.
Major General Otis at Manila reports
12 deaths among the troops sine bis
last report. ,
General Wade will hare entire
charge of the government of Cuba, both
civil and military.
The Omaha exposition proved a flnan
cial success, and subscribers will be
paid back in full.
Troops at Manila expeot to see far
ther fighting, as they think the insur
gents will make trouble.
A fire in the Southern Paoiflo rail
road shops at Sacramento caused dam
age to the extent of $200,000.
One rntire block of buildings in Pit
kin, Co'o., was destroyed by fire, be
lieved to be incendiary. The loss is
Philip Brogan, sr., a wealthy sheep
man of Antelope, Or., was stabbed and
killed by an employe in a dispute over
Antonio Sincki, a 15-year-old Italian
bootblack, was brutally murdered, after
a nameless orime had been committed,
in Portland, Or.
The army investigation commission
has finished its sessions in this country
and will soon go to Santiago and prob
ably, though not oertainly, to Porto
The news that the United States
now demands the whole of the Philip
pine islands has created muoh interest
in Betlin. The German newspapers
comment unfavorably upon it.
The transport Citv of Puebla bag
sailed from San Franoisoo for Manila,
-with the last of the California heavy
artillery, the Nevada troop of cavalry,
and a small detachment of recruits tor
the Twenty-third infantry.
A cry for relief again comes from
Cuba. Conditions in Havana, it la
aaid, have beoome intolerable, and
severe oritioism of America is heard on
every hand. While the commissioner
are waiting, orime, poverty, misery
and death increase.
The feature of PreBidont MoKinley!
forthcoming message to oongress will
be an appeal for immediate legislative
action looking to the construction of
the Nioaragua waterway. Delay be
Tond next session will jeopardise
chanoes for American control in the
i The latest telegrams respecting the
risings in the neighborhood of Chung
king, China, state it is a movement
against the missionaries on the part of
a marauding band led by one Yu Man
Tze. The French ohurnh, hospital and
school, and also the American Method
1st ohurch at Hong Chuu, about B0
miles from Chungking, have boon de
General Fitzhugh Lee's mother died
at Richmond, Va.
t A proclamation has been issued
bringing Santa Ciuaand other islands
under the British Solomon islands pro
tectorate. At Friday's session of the Paris peace
commission the Spaniards rejected the
AmerioaiiB proposals, aud refused to
give up the Philippines.
Later reports from the conflagration
at Hankow, China, say that 10,000
iiouaes wuro destroyed and 1,000 peo
ple killed and burned to death.
Ellis 11. Roberts, treasurer of the
United States, in his annual report,
shows that the treasury was stronger at
the close than at the opening of the
, Senator Redfleld Prootor in an ad
dress at Montpelier, Vt., declared that
there should be dividod sovereignty and
that the United States should retain
the entire Philippine .archipelago.
Major Helbnrn's recital before the
Var investigating commission, while in
session at Cincinnati, disclosed a ter
rible state of affairs at Cump Thomas,
(Jhickamauga, due to ignorance and ne
gloot. The siok soldiers were treated
By the explosion of a boiler at the
Oil City (Pa.) boiler works, two men
were killed, two fatally injured ami a
dozen more slightly hurt. The klllod
are Richatd McUloskvy and JobnFraw
ley. The fatally Inlured are U. J. Gid
dors and Denis McMahon.
A recent discovery of bituminous coal
in the Klondike region was made in
American torntory about 100 miles
lielow Forty-Milo. A tunnel has been
lug into the hillside a distance of 45
feet, and there the vein is six feet in
thickness. The ooal is said to be of su
' Minor Mews Itemg.
West Virginia ia without a state debt
and has a cash surplus of fl, 000,000
in banks drawing 8 per cent interest.
Silas Packard, the well-known edu
catoi and rounder of Packard business
college, died at his home in New York,
aged T2 years.
It is said that S3 per cent of the ap
plications made for divoioe in North
Dakota this year were made from New
York state, and most of these trout
Jfew York city.
The United States collier Nero has
arrived at Nagasaki, Japan.
British naval preparations for pos
sible war continue unabated.
Governor Lord of Oregon has issued
his annual Thanksgiving proclamation.
The strike of pressmen and stereo
typers at San Francisco proved a fail
Western railroads have been enjoined
from excluding Pueblo steel from Pacific
Orders have been issued for a general
movement of troops from Camp Meade,
Pa., to the South.
The London Daily Mail urges the
American people to pronounce boldly
for retaining the Philippines.
In Portland, Or., Andrew C Groom,
a traveling medicine vender, shot and
killed his wife in a lodging house and
then blew out his brains.
Drought and hot winds have played
havoc with Australian wheat fields.
The commissioner of agriculture says
there will not be enough wheat for the
The prinoipal garrison of the United
States troops in Cuba will be looated
near Havana, according to completed
plans of the commission appointed to
select camp sites.
A lodge of the Order of Elks com
posed of colored men has been organ
ized at Cincinnati, O., but Grand Ex
alted Ruler Galvin says the action is
wholly without warrant and clearly
A plot has been discovered at Paris
which has for its object the fomenta
tion of a general revolt against the gov
ernment in case the' revision of the
Dreyfus case lesults favorably to the
The monthly statement of the direct
or of the mint shows the total coinage
at the United States mint during Octo
ber to have been $8,600,841', as follows:
Gold, $5,180,000; silver, $8,854,191;
minor coins, $66,850. .
Rich gold mines have been discov
ered o Terra del Fuego, according to a
report made by Franklin Ransom, who
has just returned to. Cleveland, O.,
from that oountry with $18,000 in dust,
as a result of two years' work.
The mayor of Spokane has declared
an emergency, and issued a proclama
tion enrolling all persons over 21 years
of age as special constables, to assist in
arresting robbers who have been ram
pant lately. A reward of $500 is
offered for the conviction of any one of
The labor problem at Santiago is be
coming Berious. Native Cubans will
not work, and the situation is most try
ing. Capital seeking investment holds
aloof because of the fact that there is
no stable government and no assurance
that labor could be seoured to develop
properties in which money might be
Archbishop W. II. Gross, of Oregon,
is seriously ill at Baltimore.
The Cuban assembly has effected
permanent organization at Santa Cruz.
The United States, it is said, will
offer to buy the Philippines from
Slam is about to re-establish its lega
tion in the United States after the
lapse of many years.
Henry Failing, president of the First
National bank, of Portland, Or., and a
well-known citizen, is dead.
Mrs. Leslie Carter, the actress, has
filed a petition in bankruptcy at New
York, showing liabilities of $63,773 and
Two sticks of dynamite addressed to
the Turkish oonsul at San Francisco,
were discovered in the mails before any
haim was done.
Wooden rims forbioyoles are not pat
entable, according to a ruling made by
Judge Seaman in the United States
oourt at Milwaukee.
Judge Grosscup, of the United States
circuit court at Chicago, rendered a
decision upholding the constitutionality
of the war revenue law. ,
A revolution is imminent in Samoa,
and the cruiser Philadelphia has been
ordered there to protect American in
terests. The Yorktown may follow.
A Norfolk, Va., dispatch says the
Meiritt Wrecking Company has re
ceived information that, the Maria
Teresa, which was reported sunk, ie
ashore at Cat island.
Nikola Tea I a claims to have learned
how to control vessels at a great dis
tance. By the use of an invention
upon which he is working, torpedo
boats may be sent out unmanned and
guided into contact with an enemy's
ship by an operator at a safe distance.
General Miles' report on the late war
has been filed. Plain statements are
made, and there Is no mincing of words.
Facts regarding the conduct of the war
are clearly stated. Friends of the gen
eral says Secretary Alger will be court
pellod to publish the report despite his
disinclination to do so.
A London coroner's jury which has
been Investigating the death on Octo
ber 29 last of Harold Fretloria, a corre
spondent of the New York Times, has
rendered a verdict of manslaughter
against Kate Lyon, a member of the
late Frederio's household, and Mrs.
Mills, a Christian Scientist
Charles G. Dawes, comptroller of the
currency, has ordered that the system
of semiannual examinations of national
banks in effect in the oountry shall ex
tend over all oities, without any excep
tion, as heretofore.
Postmaster-General Smith has issued
an order directing that Hawaiian post
age stamps shall be recognised at their
face value tor payment of postage on
all articles mailed in Hawaii, whether
addressed for delivery in the United
States or elsewhere.
Republican Successful In Washington
and Will Have a Majority
In Congregg. .
Washington; Nov. 10. Returns es
tablish to a certainty that the United
States senate will have a Republican
majority after March next. Of the pres
ent Republican total of 45, the terms
of seven senators expire March 4. next,
leaving 88 hold-over Republicans. To
this number the elections of Tuesday
add 10 Rej ublioans surely elected and
three probably elected, making a total
of 48, or two rnore than a majority of
the Democrats, Populists and Silver
There are 21 Democratio hold-over
senators, and to this number the elec
tions added four with certainty and one
probably, giving a total of 25 votes.
The Populists and Silver Republican
hold-overs number eight, and this was
increased by one practically sure. Five
state legislatures appear muoh in doubt,
viz.: Nebraska, West Virginia, Mon
tana, Indiana and Washington, and are
not included in figuring the totals.
Today's returns show that these
Democratic senators will be succeeded
by Republicans: White, California;
Mitchell, Wisconsin; Allen, Nebraska)
Turpie, Indiana; Smith, New Jersey;
Faulker, West Virginia; Murphy, New
York, and Gray, Delaware.
Interest in the election Tuesday cen
tered in the political complexon of the
next house. Although Chairman Bab
cock, of the Republican congressional
committee, made this morning what he
terms an ultra conservative estimate,
in which he eliminated a number of
doubtful lists, this estimate gives the
Republicans 185 members in the next
house, a majority of 13 over all. At 2
o'clock, Kerr, of the Democratio con
gressional committee, claimed the cer
tain election of 190 Democrats and
Seattle, Nov. 10. Incomplete re
turns from 24 oounties out of 84 in the
state give a majority in lavor of both
Republican congressmen, and Republi
can candidates for superior judges.
Congressmen-at-Large W. L. Jones and
F. W. Cushman, Republicans, are
Goldendale, Wash., Nov. 10. Re
turns have been received from 110 vot
ing places, with 14 to hear from. A
Republican majority of 800 is assured.
Herbert Baker and W. L. Jones lead in
the raoe. Congressman Lewis leads
his ticket. An offloial count will be
required to settle the county attorney
contest between Darch, Republican,
and Dustin, Democrat. Woman's suff
rage is ahead. The single tax was de
San Franoisco, Nov. 10. Cali
fornia has elected a Republican gover
nor and probably the entire state tioKet
by pluralities estimated at fronVa,000
to 20,000. Complete returns will not
be in for 24 hours at best, but the elec
tion of Henry T. Gage, Republican,
over James G. Maguire, Demoorat, is
The Republicans will have a large
majority in the legislature, which will
next winter, elect a United States sen
ator to Bucceed Stephen M. White,
The fight for the mayoralty of San
Francisco has been eagerly contested,
and the result is yet uncertain. The
indications are, however, that James
D. Phelan, the present mayor, will be
re-elected by a small majority.
, Denver, Nov. 10. The entire fusion
state ticket is elected by about 50,000.
The fusionists have an overwhelming
majority in the legislature.
New York, Nov. 10. Revised re
turns make practically no change in
those of lust night, which showed the
election of Roosevelt by a plurality of
18,000 to'20,000. As compared with
the eloction of 1898, this shows a Re
publican loss of from 190,000, to 195.
000. The state's congressional delega
tion will probably Btand 15 Republi
cans to ,19 Democrats, a Democratic
gain of 12.
The legislature wil be Republican
on joint ballot by 82 votes, insuring
the election of a Republican to sucoeed
Lincoln, Neb. Nov. 10. Belated
precinct returns today continue to in
dicate that Nebraska lias turned a po
litical Bomersault and landed in the
Republican column. Three hundred
and seventeen precincts outside of Lin
coln and Omaha give Hayward, Re
publican, governor 28,494; Poynter,
Fusionist, 26,862, a net Republican
gain of 4,787. The first and second
congressional districts are Republican,
the third and sixth fusion, and the
fourth and fifth in doubt.
Chioago, Nov. 10. Late returns re
duce the Republican plurality on the
state ticket to between 20,009 and
25,000. In the county the Republican
lead is likely to be less than 6,000.
Salt Lake, Nov. 10. The Democrats
elected Roberts to congress and oarriod
the legislature, which will elect a
United States senator.
For Forming Unlawful Pool,
Cincinnati, Nov. 10. The grand
jury of Kenton county, Kentucky, sit
ting in Covington, today returned in
diotments against 53 of the leading fire
insurance companies of the United
States, Canada and England. The in
dictments charge that the companies
have formed an unlawful pool to pre
vent free competition among all insur
ance companies and their agents doing
business in Covington, and thus extort
a greater premium than otherwise
would have to be paid.
TESLA'S NEW INVENTION.
Will Control Moving Vgiieli Without
New York, Nov. 10. Nikola Tesla,
the electrioian, in a newspaper inter
view, describes an application of eleo
tricity whereby, without the interposi
tion of any artificial medium of com
munication, one man can control and
direct, with absolute exactitude, the
movements of any type of vessel, bal
loon or land vehicle, at any distance
that may be desired. From a station
on snore, or from the deck of a vessel
under way, a torpedo-boat equipped
with Mr. -Teala's controlling device
may ,lre piopelled either on or below
the surface, maneuvered at will in any
direction, and finally brought into con
tact and explode against the side of a
hostile vessel at any point within range
of vision cl the operator. More than
this, assuming that it were possible to
accurately locate the position of the
vessel whioh it is desired to destroy,
the torpedo-boat could be directed to it,
event if the ship lay in the haibor of
Southampton and the- operator was
stationed at Sandy Hook.
Mr. Tesla said that some months had
elapsed since he had fully developed
his devioe, for which he has applied
for a patent. When it was learned
that Admiral Cervera was bottled up
at Santiago, it was his intention' to ap
ply his meohanism to several launches
and similar craft loaded with high ex-,
plosives and annihilate the fleet at an
chor. Admiral Cervera, however, oame
out and met his fate under the guns
of the American fleet before the neces
sary arrangements could be made.
Then Mr. Tesla planned a raid on the
Spanish vessels in Havana harbor, only
to be thwarted by the proclamation of
the suspension of hostilities. ,
LOOK FOR EARLY CONCLUSION.
The Administration Encouraged by the
Advices From Paris,
Washington, Nov. 10. The advices
that have come to hand so far from the
commission at Paris are said to be
rather enoouraging than the reverse,
and there1 is a disposition here to agree
to the statement rather curiously made
by the Spanish cabinet yesterday that
there will be three or four more meet
ings of the joint commission. This is
taken to indicate that the Spaniards
themselves are not looking for a break
in the negotiations, but they rather
expect a peaceful conclusion in a short
The foreign bondholders have at last
moved formally to protect their inter
ests in Cuba and Porto Rico. The ini
tial steps have been taken through the
agency of the French embassy, whioh,'
in this case acts no longer as the repre
sentative of the Spanish government,
but for French subjects. Through the
embassy a formidable statement has
been presented to the state department,
being an account of the various Span
ish bonds owned by French citizens,
chargeable against the territories either
seized or set free by the act of the
United States government. The sum
of these bonds runs far into the mil
lions. Just what it is expeoted shall
be done with them is not clear. The
United States government, of course,
will not pay them, but it may help the
French government to oause the inde
pendent government of Cuba to assume
liability for the redemption of the
bonds charged against that island when
that government shall have been duly
installed by the act of the United
New Gold Fields.
C'eveland, Nov. 9. Mr. Franklin
Ransom, of this city, who went to Terra
del Fuego a year and a half ago in quest
of gold, has returned with nearly $18,
000 in gold. Ransom will return to
South America in the spring. He said
today that he had endured many hard
ships during his absence.
Ransom ays all gold is obtained from
placer mines or is washed out of a mag
netic black sand that is blown upon the
sea shore. This sand sometimes runs
$1.80 to the pan. The belt of black
sand lies under the low tide level, so it
is necessary to wait for a storm to wash
it up in reach of the miners.
rentes of the World Endangered.
London, Nov. 9.. The Daily Mail
this morning urges theAmerioau people
to pronounce boldly in favor of retain
ing the Philippines, "for otherwise
there will be a scramble for coaling sta
tions that will endanger the peace of
War Revenue Aot Upheld.
Chicago, Nov. 9. Judge Grosscup,
of the United States circuit court, to
day rendered a decision upholding the
constitutionality of the war revenue
act, deoiding that transactions on the
stockyards exchange were subjoot to
Wooden Kims Not Patentable.
Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 9. Judge
Seaman in the United States court to
day rendered a decision of importance
to manufacturers of bicycles. The
court holds in effect that any one who
wishes may engage in the manufacture
of wooden rims used for bicyole wheels,
as they are not now a patentable article.
To Take Part In Celebration.
Washington, Nov. 10. The battle
ships Oregon and Iowa, with the supply
ship Celtic, sailed today from Bahia for
Rio Janeiro, where they will take part
in the celebration of the anniversary of
Negro Murderer Lynched.
Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 9. Arthur
Williams, a negro under arrest for the
murder of Miss Elina Ogden, confessed
last night, implicating two other ne
groes,' Buck Jarnes and Monroe Leggitt.
Near midnight the constable and his
guards were overpowered by a mob,
and Williams was riddled with bullets
and a fire built upon his body. James
and Leggitt will likely go the way of
An envelope trust has been formed.
IVES MI A nil
Postofflee at Arago Robbed
by Two Masked Men.
ABOUT $1600 WAS SECURED
Postmaster Wag Compelled to Open
the Safe Sheriff and Posse Found
the Traok of the Itobbers.
Marshfleld, Or., Nov. 9. Last night
at about 8 o'clock two masked robbers
entered the postofflee at Arago, The
office is in the residence of W. H.
Sohroeder, the postmaster. Mr. Schroe
der was in the upper part of the house
when the men entered, but a man,
Peter Crow, was in the office. The
robbers ordered him ontside. They
tied his feet and bands, and fastened
him seourely to a milk cart, in such a
manner that his face was down, and he
was unable to turn. They then re
turned to the house and foroed Mr.
Sohroeder to oome down stairs into the
office, and at the points of revolvers
compelled him to open the safe. They
helped themselves to its contents.
There was about $1,500 taken, $1,800
belonging to the Arago oieamery and
$200 being postal funds. Postmaster
Sohroeder is a cripple, and was unable
to offer resistance. Sheriff Gage and a
poBse found the tracks of the robbers
early this morning and followed them
until dark. : The oountry is well guard
ed tonight, 'and the sheriff thinks they
cannot possibly escape.
' WINTER IN ALASKA.
The Snow ties Deep on White and
Chllkoot Passes. . ,
Port Townsend, Wash., Nov. 0. The
City of Topeka arrived tonight from
Alaska, bringing 124 passengers. She
reports that heavy snowstorms have
visited various sections of Alaska and
nearly all mining operations have been
suspended except quartz mills located
near tide water. On November 2 four
feet of snow fell on Ohilkootand White
passes, whioh completely put a stop to
Telephone messages from Lake Lind
emann to Skagway announoe that about
400 persons are Bnowbound there.
Another rloh strike is reported from
the head of Salmon river, below Quiet
According to John Olds, a pioneer
mining and business man of Alaska,
800 claims have been filed and recorded
in tie Atlin mining district, and about
1,000 men will winter there. He pre
dicts that Atlin will have a population
of at least 15,000, and that the output
of gold will nearly if not quite equal
that of Dawson.
It ia stated that an English syndicate
has bought up about 4,200 acres of
placer ground in the Atlin dlstriot.
Miners Quickly Avenge an Assault on
One of Their Daughters.
Macon, 111., Nov. 9. The first lynoh
ing In Central Illinois in many years
took place here early this morning,
when 100 miners from Toluca, a min
ing town a short distance east of here,
broke into the county jail, took out F.
W. Stewart, a Toluca negro, and hanged
blm to a tree.
The work was done quickly and quiet
ly. Only a few late Btragglers noticed
the number of strangers who kept ar
riving in town from the east. They
were well organized, however, and
shortly after midnight marched in a
body to the jail, broke in the doors after
a short parley with the sheriff, dragged
the negro from his cell, cairied him to
a tree a mile from town, where the re
mainder of the party awaited them,
and there swung him to a limb. ,
Stewart's crime was assault on Friday
evening upon Mary O'Brien, the daugh
ter of one of the Toluca miners.
Although many in Macon deplore the
lynching, there is a general impression
that the negro was punished as he de
served, and the sheriff seems to think
that publio sentiment would not justify
him in making strenuous efforts to cap
ture the lynchers.
PEREZ BROUGHT TO TIME.
Cuban Court-Martial's Judgment Was
Not Carried Out.
Santiago de Cuba, Nov. 8. The
Cuban general Perez, who has a half
dozen times announced his intention to
disband the troops under his command,,
has not yet done so, reoently ordered
the trial by court-martial of one of bis
men on a oharge of deserting from the
army in time of war. The piisoner
was condemned to death, but before
the sentenoe Was executed notification
was sent to lAdonel Ray, who laid the
matter before General Wood. General
Perei was at once Informed that if
the man was executed be and the fir
ing party would be hanged as soon as
the courts could legally sentence them.
'Woman Killed by a Soldier.
Lexington, Ky., Nov. 8. Private
William Kane, company E, Third Ken
tucky, whose home is at Carlisle, Ky.,
shot and killed a woman named Maud
MoClure at a house of ill-fame here to
night. Kane snapped the gun in the
woman's face several times. He
olaimed not to know it was loaded, but
other womon in the house said he had
threatened to kill the MoClure woman.
Preparing for War.
8t. John's, N. F., Nov. fl. The
British government telegraphed the
colonial minister today announcing the
number and tonnage and capacity of
steamers available at this port to con
vey ooal from Sydney for the use of
British warships. The cruisers Cor
delia and Pelican will be held at Syd
ney to capture St. Pierre and protect
St. John's in the event of war oeing
declared. The cruisers are also in
structed to break the French cable be
tween St. Pierre and Brest, Francs.
BITTER FIGHT TO BE MADE.
President's Message Will Urge Action
on Nicaragua Canal.
New York, Nov. 9. r-A dispatch to
the Herald from Washington says: In
President McKinley's message to con
gress will be a very strong and urgent
appeal for immediate legislative ao
tion for the construction of the Nica
ragua canal under government diree-,
tion. The president wMl point out
that our new connections in the Pa
oifio and in the West Indies make it
imperative for the United States to
build and control the great internation
al waterway, and that delay in author
izing its construction will jeopardize
the chances for American control ia
President MoKinley fully appre
ciates the difficulties in the way of
securing prompt action, bnt he and
other canal advocates also appreciate
that failure this year may mean per
manent failure. Henoe preparations
are going forward for one of the most
bitter fights ever waged in the interest
of the canal. ,
The action of the Nioaragua govern
ment in granting a new concession for
the construction of the canal conditional
upon the forfeiture of the contract with
the Maritime Canal Company in Ootq
ber next has added new complications
to the difficulties in the way of legisla
tion. The authorities consider that it
adds another element of opposition to
prompt action on the pending Morgan
bill, which contemplates the construc
tion of the. canal under government
direction on the basis of the concession
granted to the Maritime Canal Com
pany. The Morgan bill in all its essen
tial features is understood to have the
indorsement of the administration.
It ia supposed that the new company
will be inimical to the Maritime Canal
Company. It is assumed if it does not
succeed in selling out to the concession
aires, it will exert its influence to pre
vent action by congress this winter in'
order that its contract may go into
effeot next October. Besides opposi
tion from this new company, friends of
the Morgan bill will have the powerful
Huntington and Panama canal intei
ests arrayed against them. , Friends of
the latter party are already in Wash-:
ington, preparing for . a campaign,
against the Nicaragua canal, ,
J. L, Morgan is to be a faotor in th
coming legislative war. It is stated
that while in Nicaragua last winter he
made an arrangement with President.
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a iuus, tutor tua ijjbeiestui laiu-.
aragua in tins country,
GARRISON NEAR HAVANA.
Location Selected Bag Been Approved
bj Secretary Alger.
Washington, Nov. 9. Colonel Heok
er, with Colonel Lee, of the board
which was sent to Cuba to select camp
sites lor the American army of occupa
tion,. has reached Washington, and has
bad several conferences with the presi
dent and Secretary Alger.
The secreary has approved the loca
tions selected by the flecker board for
the principal garrison, wbioh will be in
the neighborhood of Havana. The
place selected lies about eight miles
Bouth of Havana in the neighborhood
of the town of Marianao.
Two camps will be pitched at this
point, one on either side of the splen
did aqueduct which supplies Havana
with water. ThiB aqueduct will be
tapped and the water drawn by steam
pumps from it to supply the camps,
which will be pitched in a plateau
about 160 feet above sea level.
At the nearest point to the camp on
the sea beach, a dock is being con
structed. The troops will be landed at
this point and marched directly to tne
camp, the purpose being to avoid ex
posure to possible infection in Havana.
FATE OF THE TERESA.
The Spanish Warship Mar Still Be
New York, Nov. 9. James E. Ward1
& Co., steamship agents, this after
noon received a cablegram from Mr.
Moyer, agent of the firm at Nassau, N.
P., that a two-funneled steamer, tht
name of which had not been learned, it
ashore on Cat island, about 80 miles
from the point where the former Span
ish warship Maria Teresa was supposed
to have foundered during a storm.
The stranded steamer may be the war
ship or one of the army transports.
Department Is Uncertain.
Chicago, Nov. 9. A special to tht
News from Washington says: Navy
uepariment omoiais leei a long way
from certain that the Maria Teresa is
really at the ocean's bottom. As a mat
ter of fact, the fear that she wonld sink
caused ber to be abandoned. It it
probable that searchers will be sent ta
learn the ship's fate, for it is felt that
she may now be a dereliot.
- An Infamous Plot.
London, Nov. 9. The Daily Chroni
cle this morning says:
"We have received information from,
a reliable source of a well-organized
plot in Paris, in the event of an inquiry
before the oourt of cassation prcving
favorable to Dieyfus, to foment a riot
ous outburst in the French capital, to
attempt to overthrow the oivil power,
and to assassinate the leading cham
pions of Dreyfus.
"These reports are confirmed by in
terviews had with M. Trarieux, former
minister of justice, and M. de Pres
sonso, foreign editor of the Temps, as
well as others." '
Michigan Judge Killed.
Traverse City, Mich., Nov. 9. Word
was received here today of the acci
dental death of Judge Roscoe L. Cor
bett, of the 18th judicial district.. His
death was caused by an accidental dis
charge of a gun held by bis son.
Killed on the Track.
Muncie, Ind., Nov. 9. Thomas Port,
president of the Port GJass Manufactur
ing Company, was killed by a Big Four
passenger train this morning while
walking on the track.