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THE DALLES, OREGON. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1898,
CUBA MUST BE,
Majority of the People Op
posed to Annexation.
SENTINMT IS VEST BITTER
El Provenci, a Santiago Paper, Declares
That the Fruits of Victory Shall
Not Be Snatched From the Grasp
of the Cubans After They Have
Fought and Bled for Thirty Years
to Obtain Them.
New York, Sept. 22. A Herald special
irotn Santiago says :
El Provenci prints a bitter article on
the subject of annexation. Enrique Tru
jilio, the editor, will eay:
"The program before the war, during
the war,and after peace was declared has
been one of invariable and abeolnte in
dependence of Cuba. Neither now, be
fore nor after, have we been annexation
ists. Probably some unlucky destiny
like death may be against us, but as men
desire to perserve life, eo we protest
against the political suicide of annexa
tion. During the preliminary contest
for Cuban freedom, the first solution
suggested was annexation, but this was
never our ideal, only our second re
course. "The Spaniards desire it. They cry
'annexation or nothing,' but it is the de
sire of the Spanish still on the island,
in order to save their property, to give
themselves up to strangers rather than
to accept the holy idea of Cuban liberty.
We reject annexation because it is
against our feelings. It is impossible
for us to live in a strange atmosphere, or
under domination, even although Ameri
can. It is impossible to deal with a
Btrange race and a strange language,
customs and ideas.
"We have battled for thirty years for
liberty. Blood has been shed in rivers
to preserve our individuality. None
now shall take it from us. To do it, it
is necessary to cut down woods to stop
the course of the rivers, to repopulate
the entire country. Nothing can do it
except extermination of the spirit ani
mating. . "There is no room here for any save
our own people, no history nor tradition
save our own. Annexation as a realiza
tion would kill our people, our histoiy,
our tradition. We do not think the
United States capable of accomplishing
annexation, but if so it would be only
their part. Reference to the history of
Florida, Texas ' and Louisiana proves
this. The United States are incapable
of forcing annexation. The acquisition
of new territory haB never been their
policy, but even if this new policy is in
augurated they would find Cuba irrecon
cilable. It is impossible to amalgamate
u?. The ballot-box may be bought, but
true Cubans will repel with strength the
idea of annexation."
THE AIRY LILLIAN
Otherwise Lillian Rus
sell, is Sued for Divorce at Jersey
City by Husband Number Five.
New York, Sept. 22. The tale of the
trouble that marred the matrimonial
venture of John Cbatterton, who is
Signor Perugini, and his wife, who is
Mrs. Lillian Leonard-Kussell-Braham
Solomon-Perngini aqd known to the
public as Lillian Russell, has been be
gun in Jersey City.
Perugini'a period of acting as the hus
band to the prima donna was brief, tern
peetuous and filled with excitement.
The fair Lillian, he said, was a devotee
of poker. Night after night has the
faithful tenor sat up waiting for Lillian
to come home, but the chips rattled on,
the stacks of blues changed hands, and
still the wife came not.
In January of 1S94, on a cold nijjht,
he and the prima dor.na eloped and fled
to Hoboken, where they found a judge
who married them. Four months went
by tour, and then, when they went on
the road, Perugini was deserted for the
Every night, at various hotels, he
says, he protested. She eaid,"ehe would
play when she wanted to, and she would
Bit up till morning and she would win
back salaries, and Perugini could sit up
and wait or not."
The woes of John Chatterton culmi
nated in Philadelphia. It was there
that Lillian left him alone and went to
another hotel. They sang their love
songs on the stage, and Lillian caressed
him, and Perugini warbled of his beauti
ful dreams, though the heart of the
ministrel was breaking. The season
ended and Lillian left him for good.
PEACHED AND WAS
For Betraying the Hiding-plaee of the
Murderers of William Meehan, Sam
Has Been Slain in Cold Blood by
Other McClintock River Indians.
Seattle, Wash., Sept. 22. Le Barge
Sam has paid the penalty for betraying
the hiding place of four Indians of his
tribe who murdered William Meehan
early in the year. A few weeks ago his
body was found at the foot of the White
Horse rapids, bruised and broken by the
rocks against which the current had
dashed him. Le Barge Sam has suffered
the consequences of the blood feud.
There is, as usual, no clew to the mur
derers. It was early in the year that four In
dians knelt on the bank of the McClin
tock river and riddled the body of Wil
liam Meehan with bullets and sent
several through his partner, C. A. Cox.
They escaped to a secure hidiDg place
in the mountains and might have been
there yet had not Le Barge Sam led the
mounted police to them for $100 a head.
A few weeks ago the news came up
the Yukon from Dawson that the In
dians had been tried, convicted and
sentenced to death. This news was
Sam's death sentence as soon as it
reached the natives.
How he died no one will ever know.
Indians selected by lot at the tribal
council are believed to be responsible.
In some way they got him at the head
of the rapids and by force turned him
over to the tender mercies of raging
White Horse. His body showed traces
of a struggle.
The mounted police from Tagish House
have investigated the murder, for such
they are positive it is, but have been
unable to find, evidence warranting them
to make arrests. The Indians drawn to
the Yukon by the arrest of the members
of the tribe have gone back on the Mc
Clintock. It is feared they will under
take to avenge the wholesale banging
by murdering such whites as may fall
into their hands.
WANTED TO BUT
DID NOT DARE
It is Believed Germany Would Have
Proclaimed the Annexation of
Samoa Had Not the British Ship
Ringdove Been in the Harbor at
San Francisco, Sept. 21.-The steam
ship Alameda, which ha just arrived
from Sydney, Auckland, Apia and Hono
lulu, brought further particulars con
cerning the death of King Malietoa. the
king's death was due to typhoid fever,
He died August 22, ud was buried Aug
According to theAeport current it isbe-
leved at Samoathat if her majesty's
ship Ringdove had not been at Apia the
Germans woula have hoisted the German
flag there on lalietoa's death and pro
claimed the annexation of Samoa.
A NEW CHAPTER
IN THE DREYFUS
Picquart and Loblois are to
be on Trial.
Picquart Makes a Statement Intimating
that He Expects to be Murdered in
Prison, and Declares He Will Not
Paris, Sept. 21. The trial of Colonel
Picquart and M. Loblois, a lawyer, cn a
charge of revealing documents concern
ing the national defense, began today
before the correctional tribunal. The
public prosecutor, however, aBked for an
adjournment, on the ground that the
prosecution of Picquart on a charge of
forgery and using a forged document
had been ordered bj the minister of
M. Laborie, who was counsel for Zola
during the latter's famous trial, indig
nantly opposed the adjournment, which
he said was an attempt to hand Picquart
over into the clutches of the military
Picquart then made a statement which
caused a sensation. He said :
"This is perhaps the last time I shall
epeak in public. I shall sleep, perhaps,
in the prison of Cherche Midi. There
fore, I wish to declare if I find there the
strangling cord of Le Mercier Picard or
the razor of Colonel Henry, it will he
murder, for I have no idea of commit
The audience was intensely moved,
and shouted "vive Picquart." The
judges, however, decided to indefinitely
adjourn the case.
Le Hercier Picard referred to by M.
Picquart was a detective, understood to
have been employed in the Dreyfus a'-
fair, who was found hanging in his
lodgings about a year ago under circum
stances which cast some doubt upon the
theory that he committed suicide.
Trial Will Proceed.
Paris, Sept. 21. Papers here 6ay that
Minister of War Cbanoine has ordered
the trial of Picquart on a charge of forg
ery and using forged documents.
State Convention Meets and Organ'
izes at the City of Destiny.
Tacoma, Wash., Sept 21. The Repub
lican state convention met this morning
and effected temporary organization,
with E. P. Blake, of Jefferson county, as
chairman, and E. D. Gilson, of Adams
county, as secresary.
After the appointment of committees
on credentials and platform, an adjourn
ment was taken until 2 p. m.
The only incident of the session oc
cured in the selection of an assistant
secretary. W. W. Robertson was unan
imously chosen, and a member of the
Lewis county delegation announced that
Robertson was formerly a Democrat and
had not fully identified himself with the
Republican party. Roberteon requested
that his name be withdrawn, and that
wants money back for Schil
lings Best tea ?
Only a few no, that's too
Nobody no, that's too
Almost nobody yes,
Royal makes the food pure,
wholesome and delicious.
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., NEW YORK.
of John Ellwell, of Park county, was
The committee on permanent organ
ization decided to recommend T. D.
Fiske, of Cowlitz county, for permanei I
chairman of the convention.
People of Argentina Preparing Them
selves for Trouble With Chili,
Which Now is Generally Regarded
New York, Sept. 21. A dispatch to
the Herald from Buenos Ayres says :
Some public excitement was caused
here Tuesday by a demonstration of
students, intended to show the govern
ment that the people are opposed to any
yielding to Chilean pretensions. The
police dispersed the etudents, however,
without any casualties.
The citizens of the country are earn
estly supporting the government in its
opposition to Chili. Many bodies of
volunteers are being organized, and their
members show anxiety for military in
struction which will prepare them to
take the field at once in caee hostilities
Negotiation on the boundry question
continues in the meantime without
They Do Not End With the Dawn of
Peace Disastrous Floods in Many
Parts of the Kingdom.
Madrid, Sept. 21. The southern part
of Spain has been visited by terrible
floods. At the village of Herrera, near
Cadiz, eighty persons were drowned, and
a great number of cattle perished. The
olive harvest is lost. This is especially
true in the provinces of Seville and
Grenada. There have been many deaths
ia other parts of the flooded country.
Deafness cannot do cured
by local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased portion of the ear.
There is only one way to cure deafness,
and that is by constitutional remedies.
Deafness is caused by an inflamed con
dition of the mucous lining of the Eus
tachian Tube. When 'this tube is in
flamed you have a rumbling sound or
imperfect hearing, and when it Is en
tirely closed, Deafness is the result, and
unless the inflammation can be taken
out and this tube restored to its normal
condition, hearing will be destroyed for
ever; nine cages out of ten are caused
by catarrh, which is nothing but an in
flamed condition of the mucous sur
faces. We will give One Hundred Dollars for
any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh)
that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
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