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NEWS OFTHE WEEK
In a Condensed Form for Our
A Resume of the Less Important but
" Not Less Interesting Events
of the Past Week.
A rigid inquiry, into the Bennington
disaster has been ordered.
The German emperor and the czar
met and had a long conference
Mobile has established a quarantine
on the cities below on the Mississippi
A Federal grand jury at Washington,
D. C, is investigating the cotton
Five members of a Philadelphia fam
ily were fatally poisoned by eating
Komura, one of Japan's peace en
voys, says his country is not over anx
ious for peace.
All of the crew of the warship Ben
nington have been accounted for with
the exception of one. .
There is danger that Chicago team
sters may again strike. They are dis
satisfied with the number ot unioa men
taken back to work.
A party of Mazamas on their way up
Mount Rainier narrowly escaped, death
by a boulder above them becoming
loosened and rolling down.
Reports from the Immigration bu-
reau show that during June over 10,
000 Chinese applied for admission and
nearly 9,000 were admitted.
China fears an alliance of Russia and
Witte says the czar will finally settle
the peace question.
A new mutiny has broken out in the
Russian Black sea fleet.
Jerry Simpson, ex-Populist congress
man from Kansas, is critically ill.
Yellow fever has broken out at New
Orleans and a quarantine has been es
tablished. Linievitch is anxious to fight and
Oyama is willing, so anotner great Dat-
tle again seems probable.
The president has decided not to
transfer the Panama canal to the State
department, but will leave its construe
tion with Taft.
The Navy department says some one
was to blame for the Bennington dis
aster and the guilty ones will be found
and court martialed.
The grand jury investigating the
frauds at Milwaukee is rinding plenty
of work. So far 251 indictments have
been returned. Crime honeycombs
state, county an city officials and has
been going on for years.
' The grave of Sacajawea, the Indian
-woman who acted as guide for Lewis
and Clark, has been found in the Sho
J shone reservation near Lander, Wyom
ing. Major Baldwin was able to locate
the place, her son having at one time
been the major's guide.
The state treasurer of Kansas will be
ousted from office.
Stormy times are expected in the
The canal commission has called for
bids for supplying labor.
A negro colony from Florida is to be
established in Southern Idaho.
A bomb was thrown at the sultan of
Turkey, but he was not injured.
Another batch of indictments has
beer returned against Milwaukee graft
ers. Georgetown, Indiana, near the Ken
tucky line, has, been washed away by
. a cloudburst. 1
Some Russian defenses have been
, captured by the Japanese, together with
A murderer sentenced to be hanged
23 years ago has been found alive in
the Illinois penitentiary.
A storm has swept over Midway is
land, destroying the military camp
maintained by the United States.
It is said that in the peace terms to
be demanded by Japan is a provision
against double tracking the Siberian
railway. Russian papers declare that
the acceptance of this would be com
Japanese positions in Mancnhuria
are strongly fortified.
The Russian garrision at Vladivostok
expects an attack by land and sea any
time. t ,
Baron Komura, Japanese peace en
' voy, has arrived in Seattle and started
on east to Washington.
China will insist on Manchuria being
returned to her when the war is over,
no matter how it terminates.
A cloudburst near Joplin, Missouri,
caused great damage to crops. The
loss will reach $150,000. One man
" was drowned.
A majority of the naval board of con
struction has recommended that no
more work be done on the ciuiser San
Francisco, and it has teen taken out of
WAR ON MOSQUITOES.
New Orleans Determined to Stamp
Out Yellow Fever.
New Orleans, July 25. The old time
strict quarantine established many
years ago by Dr. Holt went into effect
yesterday morning, and will be enforc
ed with absolute impartiality and with
the utmost stringency against all Cen
tral American ports which are consid
ered infected. The same regulations
have been supposed to have been in
force for some time past, but investiga
tion shows that they have been light
ened to some extent, and it is to this
reason that the health authorities at
tribute the introduction of yellow fever
into New Orleans. ,
These regulations mean that every
vessel from Central American ports
will be detained at quarantine six days,
and thus prevent absolutely any furth
er cases of fever being brought into the
The situation in New Orleans is now
thoroughly in hand, and it is expected
that the quarantine will be lifted with
in a few weeks. Governor Blanchard,
Mayor Behrman, the United States
Marine Hospital surgeons from coast
ports and the city arid state health au
thorities met today and determined to
take the most stringent measures to
stamp out yellow fever and any disease
which resembles it in New Orleans.
All unite in the belief that the mos
quito theory in the spread of the dis
ease is the only true one, and the fight
will be carried along that line, which
was that followed in Havana. No new
cases of yellow fever or any suspicious
cases developed today, neither were
there any suspicious deaths. The dis
ease, which was met. with scientific and
sanitary means from the beginning,
seems to have run its course, and the
physicians are proud of their,, work in
limiting the disease to a restricted ' dis
trict. PAUL JONES' BODY ARRIVES.
Vessels of American Navy Travel 7,
000 Miles Without Mishap.
Annapolis, July 25. The John Paul
Jones expedition, commanded by Rear
Admiral Sigsbee, will complete its mis
sion with the landing of the distin
guished dead today. The eight ships
of the squadron, four cruisers and four
battleships have rested all day in the
anchorage of the naval academy, lying
in double column, with the cruisers,
headed by the Brooklyn, nearest the
The day has been without ceremony,
with the exception of the exchange of
calls between Admiral Sands, . superin
tendent of the naval academy, and Ad'
mirals Sigsbee and Davis and Captain
E. D. Gervais, of the French cruiser
Jurien de la Graviere.
On the half deck of the Brooklyn, in
a spacious compartment at the entrance
to the cabin of Admiral Sigsbee, lies
the body of John Paul Jones, contained
in a casket of lead inclosed in another
of wood of handsome design, and drap
ed with the colors. Constant guard
is kept by an armed jackie.
Admiral Sigsbee regards his mission
as eminntly succeessful and satisfacto
ry. His squadron has steamed nearly
7,000 miles without delay on account
of accident or mishap to machinery.
Military Convicts Escape.
Spokane, July 25. Five military
convicts have escaped from the guard
house at Fort Wright. All of them
were men sent into the fort to serve
sentences for desertion from other army
posts. The names of the men are:
Frank Burton, Joseph Carroll, James
Colling wook, Herman W. Lamp and
Harry Linden. The outbreak was one
of the most daring ever attempted at
Fort Wright. With from six to ten
guards in an adjoining room, the five
desperate men sawed through two iron
bars three-quarters of an inch thick.
Detention Camps Established.
New Orleans, July 25. The yellow
fever quarantine situation affecting
New Orleans is not serious, in that it
applies only to persons and baggage,
and this will be relieved by the imme
diate establishment of detention camps
on the lines of all the railroads where
travelers desiring to go up to the quar-
antine territory may remain five days
and secure a certihcate of nomnfec-
tion from the Marine hospital serv-
Inventor Rejects Offer.
New York, July 25. Morris Schaet
effer, 15 years old, of Brooklyn, who
solved a problem of signaling for ele
vated roads and part ot whose system
is in use on Brooklyn "L" lines, made
the statement that the position as elec
trical engineer with a salary of $18,000
a year has been offered to him by the
General Electric company, of Schenec
tady, N. Y. He added that upon the
advice of City Superintendent of
Schools William H. Maxwell, he had
decided to reject the offer and remain
at school until he finishes.
Germans Aping the Japanese.
Berlin, July 25. The secrecy with
which the Japanese have - screened the
movements of their armies has caused
the German staff to re-examine the
methods for administering the army in
time of peace or ' war. The annual
maneuvers which are to take place this
year are to be conducted with much of
the secrecy that would surround actual
Job in Sight for Wallace. .
Atlanta, Ga., July 25. The Consti
tution tomorrow will say: "A persist
ent rumor is afloat in railroad circles
here to the effect that John F. Wallace,
formerly chief eagineer of the Panama
canal, is to be made president of the
Seaboard Air ine railroad. ' The report
cannot be verified, but comes from an
apparently reliable source."
Second Trial of Land Fraud Cases
Not So. long as First.
JUDGE BENNETT IS PUGNACIOUS
Endeavors to Tangle Up Government
Witnesses Testimony Similar to
That of the First Trial.'
Portland, July 25. The first day's
work in the Williamson trial has
shown two things ; one, that the time
consumed will in all probability not be
so long as in the first hearing; the
other, that the defense is going to use
the testimony of the first trial as a club
with which to chastise the witnesses
for the government, throw them into
confusion if possible, and thus weaken
the force of their testimony before the
Judge Bennett s pugnacious cross-
examination of the three witnesses
Campbell Duncan, Ben F. Jones and
Frank Ray, was the feature.. Upon
the opening of the trial the government
first called Duncan, who told the same
story related at the first trial of having
taken up a claim at the suggestion of
Gesner and with the understanding
that he should get $75 for it when pat
ented. The direct examination was
short and to the point. Mr. Heney
taking advantage of the knowledge
gained at the first trial to eliminate all
superflous matter and recitation. The
same was the case with the evidence
given by Jones and Ray, but when the
witnesses were turned over to the de
fense they were given an unpleasant
time by Judge Bennett, who questioned
them as to their testimony and brought
them face to face with what' they had
said in the former trial.
This catechism related particlarly to
tne cross-examination at tne previous
trial when the quesitons had been ask-
ed by Judge Bennett. .These questions
were many of them leading in nature
and ran'With the preceding testimony,
so that when the witnesses, particular
ly Ray, were.asked if they had made
certain answers they denied them,
though holding still to the intent and
purpose of the first statement made.
The meaning in many instances was ae
cepted as what had been meant though
the exact language was denied.
ANXIOUS FOR HIS PLUNDER.
Czar and Kaiser May Have Discussed
Alliance in Far East.
St. Petersbuiirg, July 25. There is
a growing belief here that the attitude-
Germany has assumed in connection
with the situation in the Far East, and
the meeting between the czar and kais
er are due to a desire on the part of the
German government to safeguard' her
own interests in China and to secure
herself in the possession of Kiaochau.
China's attitude recently, insofar as
Germany is concerned, has not been of
the friendliest, and her demand ' that
she be consulted in connection with the
peace negotiations is thought to indi
cate that she hopes to-recall ceded ter
- Insamuch as Japan has signified her
willingness to have China resume the
control ot all Manchuria under certain
safeguards, the mikado's government is
believed tp favor a demand by China
that the territory now held by other
powers under treaty obligations be ced
ed back to China, and that all. ports in
the Flowery Kingdom be made open
ports, subject to no onerous trade regu
lations and all commerce having equal
France, despite her proverbial hatred
of Germany, could be swung into line
for concerted action in the Far East, as
her -possessions would be endangered
should a united China be possible.
With Russia, Germany and France ac
ing in unity, they would be a' factor to
reckon with, they would be ma posi
tion to benefit greatly thereby '. -
Taft Party in Japan.
Yokohama, July 25. Secretary, of
War Taft and party received a demon
strative welcome to Japan, the princi
pal buildings, streets and wharves of
this city and the shipping in the har
bor being gaily decorated. A noisy
display of daylight fireworks along the
streets fronting the harbor rnnaounced
the arrival of the steamship Manchuria
at the quarantine grounds at 7 o'clock
this morning, and continued until the
vessel was docked.
Carter Will Not Resign.
Oyster Bay, July 25. A considera
tion of Hawaiian affairs occupied the
president's attention for several houre
today . He had as a guest for luncheon
and during the greater part of the after
noon George R, Carter, governor of Ha
waii,, who came to Oyster Bay determ
ined to resign his official position to es
cape annoyance to which he has been
subjected. The president not only de
clined to accept his resignation, but
told him to go back to Honolulu and he
should have the full support and sym
pathy of the national administraiton.
Twelve Burnes to Death.
Houston, Tex., Julv 25. The loss of
life in the Humble fire, as near jas can
be determined, is 12, but no names can
be ascertained;' . The Texas company
declines to make any estimate of its
loss or to give out any insurance figures,
but oil men place the loss at present at
2.500,000 barrels of oil, valued at
$562,500; pumping plant, damage to
tanks, mules, etc., at $25,000 or more.
STATE CASE TO JURY.
Prosecution and Defense Tell What
They Will Attempt to Prove.
Portland, July 23. The second trial
of Williamson, Van Gesner and Biggs
on the charge of subornation of perjury,
United States District Attorney Hen
ey has stated the case of the govern
ment to the jury, clearly, fully and
The defense, through Judge Bennett,
has told what ground will be taken by
his clients in the battle to be fought
out once more, and has attacked ' the
position of the government and its at
torney, has disclaimed, guilt on behalf
of the three accused men and has de
claimed in fiery words of denunciation
that the government and its detectives
have harried the men accused from
pillar to post like worried rabbits in
front of bloodthirsty dogs.
AU is ready for the old storv to be
told again and this will be commenced
in the recital tomorrow morning at 10
o'clock when court will convene again.
in the meantime the prosecution has
told the jury what it intends to prove
and this statement reveals the fact that
the defendants will have to face new
evidence not brought out at the former
trial and will be put still more upon
their mettle in establishing their inno
cence. Mr. Williamson will be proved
to have been in Prineville on June 15
and to have stayed there until June 24,
when the trial has come to his connec
tion with the conspiracy, so that when
he testified in the last trial not to have
remembered his whereabouts he will
have this time either to admit or bring
counter prooi to deny.
DEA FH ROLL GROWS.
Loss of Life Is Expected to Reach at
San Diego, Cal., July 24. The Ben
nington horror, which shocked an- en
tire nation by its long roster of casual
ties, grows with each passing hour.
Even the wildest early estimates of the
terrible results of the exploding boilers
aboard the gunboat have not been exag
gerated and, instead of lessening the
extent of the catastrophe, later and
completer details have added to it.
The death list may be swelled to the
appalling total of four score before the
last word shall have been written and
one of the darkest pages in America's
These figures, which at first glance
appear exaggerated, are made up of the
known dead, the probable victims
among the injured now in the various
hospitals and the total number missing,
and are summarized as follows:
Dead at morgues, 53 ; dead in the
flooded fireroom of the ill-fated war
ship, 7; injured who may die, 10;
missing, 15. Total, 81.
The total of probable deaths of injur
ed men is based upon the opinion of
Dr. M. H. Foster, of the United States
Marine Hospital service, in charge of
the medical staff, and the number of
missing upon the statement of Com
mander Young. The commander be
lieves the missing men were drowned
and that the waters of the bay will give
up this number of dead.
NOT AIMED AT GOVERNMENT
Chinese Byycott Designed to Improve
California Labor Conditions.
Shanghai, July 22. , About 1,500
people, including the heads of all the
principal guilds . and delegates from
many provinces, attended a Chinese
mass meeting yesterday, which ar
ranged to begin the boycott of Ameri
can goods tomorrow. It was distinctly
announced., that the action taken was
not against the American goverment,
whose constant kindness was fully
recognized, but it was pointed out that
unless the Chinese showed themselves
to be, in earnest they would have no
effect on the California labor condi
tions. There is still much doubt as to
whether the boycott will really be
Valley Is Under Water.
JODlin. Mo.. Julv 24. The flnrwl
waters of Spring river reached the big
aam at ixweii, J4.an., early today, and
with all the flood gates ODen the water
rose to within two feet of the top of the
dam. Tne gauge showe 22 feet of
water. Half a mile above the dam the
water broke out of the banks and flood
ed Park, a little village, with three feet
ot water, it is estimated that damage
to crops and livestock will amount to
Comes to Land of Free.
New York, July 24. A young Rus
sian claiming the title of Prince Pptem
kin, and said to be the son of Admiral
Potemkin, of the Russian navy, ' a de
scendant of the house of Potemkin,
from which the mutinous battleship
Kniaz Potemkin derived its name, is in
the city, having arrived on the French
liner La Bretagne. The young man
made the trip in the steerage, although
when his property was examined at
Ellis island it was found he had nearly
$25,000 in cash. : He said he expects
to go West and buy a farm.
. .'. .
Had Just Joined Ship's Crew.
Washington, July 24. The Navy de
partment has received a telegram from
San Francisco, saying that 28 enlisted
men who were ordered by the Navy de
partment to be sent to San Diego for
the Bennington had left San Francisco
July 17 and went aboard ship July 18.
and therefore are among the Benning
Hardly a Member ot Crew Es
capes Death or Injury.
BODIES FLUNG HIGH IN THE AIR
Boilers of Bennington Explode in San
Diego Harbor Causa of Dis
' aster is Unknown. v."
San Diego, Cal., July 22. Twenty
eight dead bodies are lying at morgues,
on piers and on the deck of a ruined
vessel of the United States navy, scores
of men are lying grievously or painful
ly injured in sanitariums and hospitals,
and 15 sailors are missing and probably
have found death in the waters of the
harbor as the result of an explosion of
a boiler on board the United States
gunboat Bennington at 10:10 o'clock
The Bennington at the time of the
accident was lying in the stream, just
off the Commercial wharf at the foot of
H street. The warship had ..received
orders from Washington to sail for
Port Harford, where she was - to meet
the monitor Wyoming and convey the
vessel to Mare Island navy yard.
Steam was up and everything was iu
readiness for sailing, when suddenly
and without any warning whatever the
starboard forward boiler exploded with
a deafening roar. The explosion was
terrific. People standing on the shore
saw a huge cloud of white steam rise
above the Bennington. Columns of
water were hurled into the air and for
a distance of nearly twice the height of
the spars of the vessel.
On board the Bennington the un
harmed members of the crew are work
ing under great difficulties to reach the
boiler room and coal bunkers, where.
it is believed, a dozen bodies are lying
wedged in the wreckage or submerged
in the water which fills that part of the
vssel. The cause of the explosion has
not yet been determined. There is
much talk among the crew, especially
the irresponsible members, of weakened
and leaking boilers, but until a thor
ough inspection of the wrecked boilers
can be made no definite official state
ment is obtainable.
It was explained by those on board
that the wreckage was all below, but
just now serious this is wilL be fully
determined only after a thorough ex
JURY IS CHOSEN.
Williamson, Gesner and Biggs to Face
Charges a Second Time.
Portland, July 22. Twelve men were
selected yesterday morning out of -38
answering to the call of the clerk of the
Federal court, to whom will be given
what has proved to be the difficult task
of deciding the guilt or innocence of
Williamson, Gesner and Biggs, in their
second hearing, which commenced yes
terday. When the last man of the 12
was accepted by the government,' there
remained but one name in the jury box.
. The jury was finally selected at a few
minutes before 1 o'clock,' Judge De
Haven having determined to fill the
panel before allowing a recess, and
therefore holding court from 10 until 1
o'clock. Court was then adjourned
until this morning at 10 o'clock, when
a half day's session ,will be held and
the technical points disposed of prior
to the real commencement of the trial.
Upon the opening of court yesterday
morning Judge Bennett asked in behalf
of Mr. Williamson that a separate, trial
be granted his client, but the court
overruled the motion and. ordered that
the three men be tried at the same
time, as in the previous hearing.
At the conclusion of the morning ses
sion District Attorney Heney dismissed
the case against Willard N. Jones,
Thaddeus Potter, et al., owing to a de
fect in the indictment. This case,
which is one of conspiracy, will be tak
en up once more, in all probability, by
a new grand jury yet to be called, and
a new indictment will probably be re
turned. Bread Riots Trouble Spain.
Madrid, July 22. Serious disorders
have occurred at Seville, arising from
the general distress. Four hndred farm
laborers invaded Seville, looted the
bakeries and shops and committed
other depredations, until they were dis
persed by a strong force of police and
gendarmes. A mob stormed the city
ball at Salonica, broke into the build
ing and sacked it. A member of the
municipal council fleeing from the riot
ers, jumped from a window and was
killed. 'The Republicans are summon
ing mass meetings in Madrid.
. Municipal Bakeries Proposed.
New York, July 22. An appeal to
the Bakers' unions in America, calling
UDOn them to assist in t.h eatnhliah.
ment of municipal bakeshops in all
cities oi tne united States, Canada and
Mexico, has been prepared bv the Jour
neymen Bakers' and Confectioners'
international union. It calls attention
to the possible good that may result
from state or municipal control of var
ious public utilities, and especially
me iooa product.
Rushing Wheat to Mexico.
Tacoma. Julv 22. The German
steamer Theben returned to Tacoma to
day with rush orders to load l .nnn tnna
'of wheat in order to sail for Mexican
ports before the new tariff adopted by
Mexico goes into effect.
Ten for Conviction and- Two for Ac
quittal in Land Cases.
Portland, July 21. "If you will vote
for the acquittal of Williamson, we wilt
vote for the conviction of Biggs and
This in substance was the astoundine
proposal made by Jurors Oi H.. Flook,
Olalla, Douglas county, and Gi ' O-
Walker, of Walker, Lane county, to.
their fellow jurors in the Williamson-Biggs-Gesnor
For 4ft hours these two iurora ntrwt
firmly entrenched against the majority,.
nnany securing the discharge of the
jury by Judge De Haven yesterday at
p.m. itouuiook and Walker are-
constituents of Binger Hermann and
are said to be his warm personal friends..
W. O. Cook, the juror who was sup
posed to be for acquittal, was in fact
firm for conviction. He was one of the
leaders of the iurv and hia
open court, which seemed to indicate
doubt in his own mind, were asked bv-
u,m spokesman ior tne jury in order
tho secure ammunition to use on their
refractory fellow members.
In all, 42 ballots were taken, and in.
the end it was as in the beginning, the.
jury standing 10 for conviction of all
the defendants and two for the acquit
tal of the three men who have been oa
trial for a week or more charged with
subornation of perjury.
District Attorney Heney immediately
asked that a new trial of the case be set .
for the earliest possible day, and in?
spite of the protest of Counsel Bennett,,
for the defense, Judge De Haven, set
the retrial of the case for today.
Judge Bennett made a plea for more
time in order that the defense might
make additional preparation, but with
out success. Judge De Haven directed
that the drawing of tbe new jury be
commenced this morning, believing:
that by the time the 12 men were
secured the" witnesses could all be on
The trials of W. N. Jones, Thaddeus
S. Potter, Daniel Clark and Ira Wade,
charged with conspiracy to defraud the
United States of public lands, had been
previously set for this morning and the
action of Judge De Haven in fixing the
new Williamson trial for 10 o'clock to
day, and his remarks touching the in
dictment -in the Jones case virtually
sustained the demurrer filed by the
defendants attacking the indictment on
which the prosecution is based. He
said that the Jones case would prob
ably not be tried as he was satisfied
that the indictment was insufficient,,
but that he would render a formal de
cision this morning when court con
vened. NO RELIEF IN SIGHT.
Additional Steamers Cannot Be Ob
tained for Coast Run.
Portland, JHly 21. With first-class
passengers going in the steerage, a long
waiting list for every berth, and both
steamers going south crowded to the
utmost limit of safety, the Harrimam
offices in the east continue to sell tick
ets for the trip from Portland to San
Franciscuo, and R. P. Schwerin, gen
eral manager of the San Francisco & ,
rortiana bteamship company, says the
Columbia and St. Paul will continue to
be the only steamers on the run.
Having bought their tickets for tho.
voyage several weeks ago, would-be-
passengers naturally exnent, n. ,-linnr-
to go to California without much delav.
IFL J -i , . ,
iiie inaepenaent Doats are finding
plenty of passengers, but the majority
of those who eo present themael van af
the Harriman office to arragne for
ueriuH nave aireaay paid tfceir money.
Slipping auietlv into the
ager Schwerin yesterday stated posi
tively mat no more steamers would be
put on the San Francisco & Portland
run, despite the tremendnna tnnri ot.
traffic which has been expected for-
montns. ue denies tne report from
Seattle that the steamer Valennia nf -
the Pacific Coast company, will come
nere temporarily. Mr. Schwerin say
that every steamer on the Pacific coast
is busily making money elsewhere nm.
The tourists who come through Port-
iana, must wait tneir turn, therefore.
, Tonight the steamer - St. Paul wilt
sail for San Francisco loaded as usuaL
Assayers Receive Stolen Ore. -Cripple
Creek. Colo.. Julv 21 KiV
assayers of this district have been ar
rested and placed under heavv hnnHa ,
upon a charge of receiving high-grade-
ore, Knowing it to have been stolen.
From a set of books examined in one
assaying office it is known that abonfc.
$3,000 profit was made by the assayers
in tne last six montfcs. Other books
lead the officers to believe that nnw.rd
of $1,000,000 worth of ore has been
stolen in the district every year and
dispoeed'of to assay offices, who knew
they were receiving stolen ore. .
Stockholders Fight for Dividend.
Cleveland. July 21. Thedi
the American Shipbuilding company
louay aeciarea a dividend oi 4 per cent
on the common stock, payable quarter
ly out of the net" earnings of the last
fiscal year, which ended Jnnn 30 laat
The first dividend will fall due Septem
ber l. At a meeting 3ome time since a.
majority of the stockholders voted, to
pass the dividend. . This war Annncur1
by the minority stockholders, who-
Drougnt suit to lorce a dividend.
Will Take Spaniards Home.
Madrid. July 21: The Rnaniali
. f e
eminent.' it lfl Annmintwl ia onanmnr.
for the repatriation of the Spaniards
i v w.a.w uj lOVUCU 1U UiO 1 U1UI1UW
bv the An.AHrn.nfl Hnnn tha wa - vt
1898, and who are still in the islands.