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S USC ease spot. en is S rc- :hat's -nay, ns of oints Ity of st as )Wel'S wane. trua- )hysi- want :erine I the i pro- blood n. If look drain tonic, I feel been , levere ,lways cure such 00ii11 'j lye°,| 390. cures worll d I@ daa' S)btkmta. S ;l00a i. I VOL. LXXIII. WOODVILLE, MISS., SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 1898. NO. 8. 0F BIlMARIK Arrangements for the Funeral Await the Arrival of the Em- ,er0r William at Potsdam. lnE DEATH CHAMBER CLOSED TO ALL, 0THERWISE UNNOTICED. The American forces in Porto Rico are in possession of six towns. Gen. Wade wiil take a division of 15 regiments to Porto Rico as soon as pos- dble. Two thousand Porto Ricans have of- '.red their services as soldiers to Gem Miles. Aaron Appelt. a wealthy retired mer- chant of Ilallettsville, Tex.. committed suicide by shooting. Battle-scarred. the warship Texas The Remalos of the Prince Vill l'robably be Buried Near the Sebloss, at Fried- rlcksrhue, Notwithstanding the Em- peror Desired the Interment to bgMade In Charlottenbur Mausoleum. " IERLIN, Aug. I.--Baron Vou Buelow says that nothing definite regarding Prince Bismarck's funcrM will be de- PRINCE OTTO VON BISMARCK. ided upon until tim wishes of Emperor William and tlle family of thc deceased are ascertained. 'he United States ambassador, Mr. Andrew D. White, l]as formally re- quested leave to present President Mc- Kinley's message of condolence at the foreign office, and he has also sent a ) copy of it to Count Herbert Bismarck at Friedrichsruhe. The Emperor's Undying Gratitude. Titus far, Emperor V¢iltiam has tele- graphed twice to Friedrichsruhe. The first dispatch, sent on Sunday morn- l ng, was addressed to Count llecbert Bismarck, and set-forth in the most cordial terms the merits of the late prince, and expressin, his majesty's undying gratitude to the deceased "who has been a model of the most faithful performance of duty.'" The emperor also mentioaed Prince :Bismarck's democratic life. "which has been his greatest joy," and assured the family of his most sincere sympa- thy. (he Iutormeut at Charlottonburg. The second telegram begs for the family's'consent to bury thu prince's remains in the Charlottenburg mau- s01eum, wbere the body of Emperor Wliliam I. reposes. This. however, is declined-, bcause of Prince Bismark's dearly expressed wisll to be buried near the Schloss. Bearer of Condolences. Prince Itohenohe, the imperial chancellor, took a special train for Friedriehsrnhe in order to convey to the family the coz*dolences of the Prus- sian ministry of state and to place a wreath upon the former chancellor's bier. The Councils of the Cities. The city councils of Berlin and lqunich will hold special sessions on Tuesday, the prince having had the honorary freedom of those cities. The Carlsrultc city council has passed a resolution of condolence and has se- lected delegates to attend the fuueral. he Death Chamber Closed Pimd|ng the Arrival of the Emperor• FREDERICnSRUIIE, 2ng. 1.--Count IIerbert Bismarck refuses to allow anyo body to visit the death ehamber until Emperor William has seen tile (lead ststesman. Dr. Sehweninger and Dr. Chrysander are persoimlly attending to the em bal min g. The room m which the prince died is of plest character, his oak bed- occupying almost all the space• hang pictures of his favorite -dog Tygas and his favorite horse. Ou -two stands all sorts of bottles were dis- tributed. Two chairs and- a sofa com. plete the furniture. • The'Probable Place of Interment. It is significant that Prince Bismarck directed an interme,t near the colos- sa bronze monument presented by the lo al Anhalt reprcscutat:vcs--a noble sta triumphant over ;t pack of yelp- i,g dogs. The remMns of the countess will be transferred thither also. Ills Laat I#/111 aud Testament was deposited Sunday morning at the leh warznbac[l court house, near Fredcrichsruhc. On the family retir- • Ins Count IIerbrt locked his father's - prlva.te rooms, takin the keys along with him and issuing strict orders to excladc everyone. Ingress to the slloss at Frederichsruhe has been de- : nd to all, except under special or- $rs from Count Herbert• as the head :. : 0i the family. ][xpeete4 to Arrtve st Klei. KLEI., Ant. 1--Emperor William is eiectcd here at ten o'clock to-night and it is reported that the empress, : whohas giveu up Iler intenbiou of at- tQling her brother's wedding at Co- bnw, Tuesday, will met his majesty here and accompauy trim to Fred- erichsrube Tuesday tour,ling-. '£'hence • their majesties will p.'occed to Pots- dam. TO leet the Emperor. BERLIN, Aug. i --l,aron Voa Buelow inister for foreign affairs, has ar- here and will proceed bvimperlal :" command to Kic[ iu order to a,:com- pany the emperor to Frederictmruhe. g. ]Pet, elbg l',tpr. Laud the Genius of llismarck.  '.IT. PETEIISBUBG, Au. I..--l'ho news. alrs here arc uuannnou in lauding egreatuess and eminent genius el Prince Bismarck. ovoe Vrcmya says hc was the ifted diplomatist of art timz. The Administration Has Important Dispatches From Gem Merritt and Admiral Dewey. SITUATIOH IS VERY UNSATISFACTORY, arri red will be docked for repairs. Tile lorthwestern Saengcrfcst at Davenport, la.. closed ,unday with a grand street parade and picnic. Gem hliles reports to Washington that he will advance on San Juan as soon as more reinforcements arrive. Sparks from an engine caused the loss of several thousand dollars' worth of wheat andoats in Rush county, Kas. at New York Sunday. She The Attitude of th0 lnsurKent Slnllar to tllltt Assuuled by G.treia's Cubun Upou Their Rights to I'osseu Themselves of tbc City, but They are Much Iore For- midable than the Cnlmus. WASitlSO.TO,, Au. L--Secretary Al- ger" and Secretary Long ar in €omfer- once with the president over the se- rious situation in the Philippines. They have imlortantdispatehcs from Gcn. Merritt and Admiral Dewey. Zaek Taylor, a merchant at Melvin. I. T., was shot to death by William Secretary Alger udmittcd the signifi- cance of these dispatches, but declined Nail, who afterward robbed the store. Eight hundred Winnebago Indians, in charge of Capt. W. A. Mercer, U. S. A.. have arrived at the Omaha expoM- lion. It is repro-ted that Spaniards retreat- ing to San Juan are burning towns, killing noncombatants and assaulting %%lnen. The out put of gold from South Africa for the year 1898 is estimated at $75.- 000,000, which is almost double what it was in 1896. An American correspondent in San Juan. Porto Rico, says that the Spav- lards will make a determined defense of that city. Samuel Martin, aged 75. a retired farmer, died of dropsy at his home in Anna, Ill., Sunday. fIc was a veteran of the Mexican war. to state their exact nature. Very Unsatlsfatory und Dangerous. VASfllNOTON, Aug. 1.--Gen. MerriLl has again cabled tte war department relative to the stuation in Manila. which he finds very unsatisfactory and dangerous, owing the attitude of the insurgents. In the opinion of Gem Merritt thcattitudc of tile insurgents there is si:nilar to that assumed by Garcia's Cubans upon the question of their rights to enter and Possess Themselves of the City, although in this case the insurgents are a very much more formidaUIe cle- ment. being not only more numerous, but better armed and tilled with the arrogance following numerous vic- tm'ies over tlleir Spauish foes. Geu. Merritt, however, indicates that he will IN CABLE COMMUNICATION. Lieut.=Col, Alien, of the Signal Corpe, Has the Cable to Ponce in Work- ins Order Again. ¥ASIIINGTON, An. 1.--Direct tele- graphic communication has been estab- lishedbcbween the war department in Washington and Gen. Miles' headquar- ters in Ponce. i'orto Rico. and the first official messalrc from the Ponce office was that of the commanding general addressed to tim secretary of ¢var Sun- day. The cable "leadiu from Ponce was made available for the army by Lieut.- Col. James Allen• of the signal corps. Col. Allen went to St. Tltomas• Danish West Indies, and there secured cable, operators, as well as instruments, to replace those which were destroyed by the Spaniards at Ponce on tile arrival of the American troops. A strict cen- sorship of the Ponce cable will be ex- ercised by tim war department. GEN. WADE'S CONTINGENT. It Will Comprise Fifteen Regiments, lalnly frora States that Ilave No Representat|on at the Front. CIlICKAMAUGA. CIIA'rTAXOOGA NA- TIONAL MII,ITARY PARK, Tenn.. Aug. 1. Tile departure of Gen. Wade leaves Briff.-Gen. R. T. Frank in command of Camp Thomas, pending, tile arrival of Gem Breckim'idgc, who has been as- signed to the command. It is under- stood here that Gem %Vadc is to com- mand a prowsional detachment of 15 regiments from states that have thc least representation at the frout. The present indications are that the next troops to go will be from the Third corps, Powerfulinfluences havc been brought to bear lately upon the president ,tnd he war department in behalf of the First Vermont, Eighth :New York and Third Tennessee, HOIE [IR[ $1g000 '" '" M ISSISSII'PI M:ATTERS Mma wm. SURmmm Information ]Tas ReaehM Admiral Decoy • Vcatbrr and Crops. In a Reliable WayStel)s to Tike During tile past week the tempera- harg¢ Walt oaGen. Itlerrltt Three Lives Were Lost and a Num- tare was al)ove the normal and the rain- ]|ANILA RAY, July 29, via lions Kc, fall was unequally distributed over the August 1•Fighting in this vicinityla ber of Pcrs0ns More or Less State. Cotton has gro'xn too rapidly practically over, so far as the Spaniards Seriously Injured. and the plant isnot fruitinz well, owing are concerned• No negotiations of an • to the excess of moisture i/ many sec- official character have yet been begun, lions• which has also (,'evented its but Rear Admiral Dewey has received THE FIRE BESAN ON THE LOWER FLOOR. proper cultivation and development, information from Manila that the city Too much grass, we/d and shedding will surrender when called on to do so, " have been reported, causing the aban- The demand will be made when (a, donment of the crop in some cae Mcrritt is ready, though posslblyitwiU There are many favorable reports, how- be delayed till the arrival of the meal- over, where the "seasons" have been ,or Monterey, merely to make sure of about right for all crops, and the out- no further resistance by the Spaniards, look is very promising. Corn has con- A sufficient force of troops will be The latnat6s',lVere Titus Cut Off Front Es- cape by the Stairs and Sougizt l*Jgres$ by tile 'lndo%'¢s, Some () the Jntnpt le- suiting iu ]Eltltcr Death or lnjury--A LIM of the Victhll. CllICAOO, Ant. l.--Ouests of the Ber- wyn hotel, No. 148North State street, were roused from their slumbers at 3 a. m. to lind the imstelry on fire. So rapidly did the blaze spread that men and women found themselves cut off from escape by the stairs. Three lives were lost and a number of otllers were maimed and bruised jumping from the high wimlows to the pavement. The Dead. Wm. Trldeman, aged 23, jumped from and upper Item" and instantly killed. Anna Paulin, 25 years of age, burned to death. Unknown turin, found on fifth floor, burned beyond recognition. The Injured. Two unknown men, injured jumping from the windows. Edward Seaman, proprietor of the cigar store at the Palmer house: jumped from the third floor and was seriously injured. -AN JUAN DE PORTO El00, 0AP£TAL OF THE ISLAND WKIOK WILL SOON BE OURS. 2 __ ! _ Charles Bender. a St. Louis cooper, these regiments comprising tile while hanging on window edge: tinued to improve and many report the best crop for a numberer year Fruit, garden truck, hay cane. oats and all minor crops are doing welt. although fruit is reported as rotting in  few localities. ready to disembark on thn city' water front when the surrender is made to , take full possessiou of the present 81ma! ash lines. Our remaining regiments will then go into caru3. Admiral Dewey will then quickly reinforce the men el- Ginners to Meet. ready in the trenches, and the occult.- A call has been issued for the ginners lion will be complete. of the State to meet at Jackson August Gem Merritt expects to take imssts - sion of the telegraph line from Baeoor 10 for the purpose of discussing matters to Parananeque Bay, and there max be of general interes relating to that branch of manufacturing. An organi- some friction in consequence with the zation is to be effceted at the meeting, rebels, who now bare control of it, and if possible, the same to co-operate with it may even precipitate tim compress and other similar organi- pected resistance lethe zations of tim State. The leading sub- "As soon as the city is occupied b 5 jeers to be discussed will be the mode Americans it is expected the cable will : of ginning and wrapping; advisability le reconnected. of changing press to standard boxes, as I infer that the terms nf the surrender recommended by compress people; ,t- will include the transportation of all vantages of round as again square bae, Spanish prisoners back to Spain, but in " aud other matters of importance to the most other respects it will be un0ondi- .: profession. A large attendance is ex- tional. peeled. Difficulty is feared over __ release of Spaniards now A Friars Point KlllIug. rebels, and that may not be R. S. IIill. serionsly bruised. W.P. Woods was killed at Friars terms. J. D. Dolson, severely hruised. Point last week by J. M. iloward. The The seamen and soldiers keep II. C. McCleary, overcome by sniokc slayer is 70 years old. The killing of cellent health, in spite of the heavy Woods is the sequel to a tragedy of rainfall. two years ago. iu which ltoward's son, FRO ANOTHER SOUICR, ' Robert. forfeited his life, the elder I[oward being shot at the same time, T.erms Upou V'hleh Manlttt Commander Vill Capitulate. Family troubles are. it is supposed, at the bottom of all the bitter enmity that Lo. DO, August 2.--A dispatch to the existed betweeu Woods and Iloward. Daily Mail from lions Kent says: Woods married lloward's daughter, bnt "News has been received from Manila they have not lived together since the that the other day the American truer shooting two years ago, and she is now weut to the assistance of the rebea in the West. What was the first cause who had been expelled from their of the bad feeling between Woods and trenches by the Spaniards. Thelatter - the Ilowards is not known, retired before the American advance. The rebels have been shelling Mani|a Orphanage to ()pen. from four guns on the south side of th Palmer Orphanage will soon open its city. do'ors at Columbus. The youn pastor "Admiral Dewey has received wcd" of the Presbyterian Church in that city from Capt.-Con. Augusti t hat hc is will- Roy. %%'. S. Jacobs. has ben raising ins to surrender so soon as he eau dos* funds for this purpose for scveralyears, honorably. It is believed that he wifl  has purchased the grounds and will only make a show of resistance. Dewey - soon erect the buildings. Tim orphan- expccts to take the city without loshag age bears an honored name. Mr. a sing)e man. Should Dewey and Mer- Jacob's father was the projector and i rift begin the attack, Auusti wilt pro- still the director of Thornwell Orphan- pose capitulation on the:e terms: To age, Clinton. S.C. Dr. t'ahner, of New Spanish troops to march out wtth the) Orleans, was a studentof the celebrated honors of wr: the soldhrs and oflfeia.L Dr. Thornton, at Columbia. S. C.. and to be permitted to return on palle to is the author of "Timrnwell's Life and Spain. and an assurance to be givelt that the lives and property of Spaniards Letters.'" will be protected from naval attack. Itewar¢l Offered. "The Spanish officer who reported in Gov. MeLaurin has offered a reward Manila the destruction of Admiral Cer- of $200 each for the murderers of W. 3'• vera's squadron was treated as a traitor Patterson, iu addition to the statutory and threatened with dcath.'" reward of $100 each. payabte on eonvic ....... put a pistol to his ear and pulled the trigger. Ill health and lack of era- ployment malehim despondent. Great disappointment is felt in Me- drid that the United States' peace terms do not make Cuba reconiz part of the Cuban debt which Spain guarau- teed. Monroe Seldel. a carpenter, aged 40 joiut demand for tim surrender of the years, was (hngerously stabbed in the city to the United States forces, thus abdomen, Sunday morning, in Canton, Ill.. by his step-son, Albert Seidel, a boy of 15 years. McFarren's large grain elevator at Lewis creek, near Columbus. Ind., was burned with 1,500 bushels of wheat and 500 bushels of corn. The fire was of incendiary origin. The grand review of the corps at Camp Alger, Va.. has been )ostponed one week, and may be aban- doned• owing to the prevalence of ty- phoid fever in the camp. Sagasta, it is said. will not reply to ,he note from the United States until he has exchanged views with the powo er The situationin Spain is reported to be approaching a denouement. i do his utmost to protect the citizens i from the savagery of the insurgcnts J though " I His " Task Is a'De]leate and Dltlcnlt One ] because of the fact that he must, while ] fighting the Spaniards, ue ready at any" l moment to repel the insurgents. :he| general ave notice that he was about to combine with Ad:nii'al Dewey in a I Congressman Benton MeMillin, of Ten- nessec and promineut representatives forestalling the insurgents, aud This ]Iove 1M[ay Cause a Ruptuee. It is possible, in wow of th' fact that Gen. Merritt•s cablegram was sent from C,tvite. last Thursday, that this movement has been m.tdc alr0a.[y by thc co:ubined American military "tn:i naval forces, altitough there is some doubt about this ou aoeount of a state- ment from Merrill that Ile lay eed Air of'l[[s Soldlers before attacking. Still it is posslble that the demand might be made wiLh- out being immediately followed by an attack, widch might be deferred until all tim troops have reached Cav]te. Up to the date o[ the re- port Gen. Mcrritt had with him about 12,000 soldiers. S,) far W. A. Layne, a railroad lnan and a 8area Expedltlona II;tvo Left San Fran- carrying soldiers to the Philippines, and it is the retention to furnish Mer- ritt at least 8.000 men more than his present force. If he delays itls attack until all these men have reached him, Manila will not bc taken in that way before September. for The Laat of the Troops llve Not Yet Started from San Francisco. It may be, how- ever. that the arrangemen as to the Philippines. which, it is expected, will be included in the peace treaty, will obviate the necessity for further actiou on the part of the American comman- ders. A REVELATION TO EUROPE. The Oplnh)a of Premier Bdssou of Frtnco on America's Course In the War with Spain. NEw YORK, Aug. 1.--A dispatch to the World from Paris says: Henri Brisson, the premier of France, said to the World corres0ondent : "Tim cours of the Uuited States through the war with Spain has been noble. It has been a revelation to Europe. "lu my opinion when the American conditions of peac are known the States answer to the peace overture, world will be astonished. 1 expect The dispatch adds that it is believel that the United tates will take pride in showing greater moderation than the Spanish government will accept I any of the old world powers would dis- the terms immediately after official as-  play under similar eircumstauces. sent is given to them, and that hostili- I "Europe has no rigilt whatever to ties will be suspended in the Antilles. ] meddle in the negotiations. My guy- In conelusiou the Madrid dispatch ! ernment, at least, will not attempt to ays it is the general belief that peace dictate what the United States shall will soon be an acomplished fact. demand." member of the Brotherhood of Raihvay Trainmen, committed suicide at Ogden, Utah, by cutting his throat with a razor. He was in hard financial straits. Dewey and Merrill demandad tbe un- conditional surrender of Manila. Au- gusti cables his government that he re- [used to comply with the American re- quest, but that his situation was hope- less. Gen. Miles telegraphs from Ponce, Porto Rico to the secretary of war for all'the national flags lha can be spared, to be gven to the different muuicipali- ties in Porto Rico that tender their sub- mission. The statement is still made officially at Manila that Admiral Camera's squadron will arrive in a few days, and that with the Spanish admiral will come a number of transports, convey- ing 10,000 men. TO DRAW UP SPAIWS REPLY. 'he Spulh Cabinet lu Session--Bsllef that the Terms of the United States W[lI be Accepted. PxIs, Aug. L--It is anuounced in a dispatch from Madrid to the Temps that the Spanish cabinet is to meet and draw up Spain's reply to the United thtrd bri,c, ade, first division, Third corps, Brig.-Gen. Leonard Colby com- manding. Gem Colby is a warm per- sonal.friend to Assistant Secretary of War Meiklejohn. who is also a Ne- braskan, and besides Secretary Meikle- john. Senator Proctor, of Vermont; of New York have urged the inclusion of this brigade in an early expedition to the front. The brigade is mustered to its maximum, is fully equipped and splen- didly drilled. The states represented have no very considertblc represents- lieu at the front as yet. Senator Proe- tr ' tot has tele rapaed the First Vermont that it wouhl assuredly be included in tim very first movement. A LIEUrENANr IN TROUBLE. IIo Got a Furlough oa Fills9 Pretenses 1c Order to Gu tlome to Ioa tO Get Married. DS J[OINES, la,, Aug. 1.--Lieut. Buidair Hartung is under military ar- resL charged with obtaining a fur- ]ouffh under false pretenses to marry Miss II,:sic Co.l,lingtoa. The bride and groom are residents of Des Moines, Lieut. Hartung is a member of the Twelfth signal company, under oom- mend of Capt Frank Lymau, at Cbick- amau'a, and pretty Miss Co¢ldington, now Mrs. tlartung, 1s a popular mem- ber of the most select Des Moincs so- ciety. A week ago Lieut. Hartun ap- peared in Des Molnes on a leave of ab- sence, and his friends were surprlsed shortly after by aa aunouncement of his marriage. Upon his return to stern realities eonfrout- ed him, hc being promptl taken into custody. It is alleged he assigned as reason for obtaining a furlough his fa- ther's serious iujury. Senior Hartung was but slightly bruised. Iartln TItorn Eleetroeuted. r Nw Yolu. Aug. 1.--Martin Thorn was put to death in the prison at Sing Sing at 11:17 a. m. for tbe murder of Win. Guldensuppc. When summoned to the execution chair. Tb)rn showed no emotion, walked to it qnickly, repeating prayers. after the attending priest. There was no untoward iucident in connection with the executiou, and after the cur- rent had been turned on 55 seconds Thorn was dead. George Thompaon, the St, Loals Polaer, IIanged. ST. Louis, Aug. 1.--With a declara- tion of innocence lingering on his lips, George Thompson, the negro convicted of poisoning Joseph Cuaningham. jani- tor" of St. I eter's ehurch,ou Septem- ber 29, 18.qt. was launched into eternity on the scaffold in the j]l yard. He met death with stoleisl windowz both wrists broken and in- ternally injured. When the fire was discovered it was burning fiercely on a lower floor• Pedestrians raised a cry of warning which aroused the guests, and the), ap. peered at the upper windows of th hotel iu their night attire. Be. low them roared the fire with graduully increasing fury. and clouds of smoke made uucertain the extent of tie flames. One of thcguest on the second floor swung himself out upon the ledge of the window, peered at the flames for a moment all ,.bey dliberately jumped to the sidewalk. tie landed upon his feet, but fell into timgutter helpless. A number of oth. era followed, a:nonff them Tiedcrman. who jumped ,rum tie fifth floor an was killed. Mrs. Marie MeCabe and Miss Schroedcr were carried from the sec. end fioe by Daniel O'Lery, the well- knowu race horse mare ]frs. Earl. au a:rtist, was rescued from the second iloor by firemen. Morris Jacobsou. lis wife aud their son Edward were carried from second story by firemen. THE PANA MINERS' STRIKE. A Proposition, that ly Lc,ld to a Settl meat, NIade on Bohdf of the M[iue OW|lelq. PANA, Ill., Aug. l.--Dvelopmuts pointing to a settlcmeut of the miners' lockout, existing here since April 1, have been made known. After a con- dropped to street below and probably lion. It will bc remembered that Mr. GATltERIN(I UP STRAG7 fatalty hurt. Patterson was shot to death by a mob Some of Them Held as Spied--Don't What Miss Catherine Murphy, jumped from in the jail at Westville, Simpson coun- l'eaoe Trio ulcl second story; right arm broken, ty, some time ago, and from the best CAViTE, July 28(via tton Mrs. Twight and baby, overcome b : information obtainable, it is thonffbt 1).--Eight non-combatants, including smoke, rescued by firemen• that only about fifteen composed the four priests and-a reporter of th Miss Mary I{enncdy, prostrated from lynching party. There is a great deal Oceans E,spagnol, have, at theh'ov,n excitement  Miss Emm. Sharkey, housekeeper at of indignation felt in Simpson at the request, been sent to Manila. These the hotel; jumped from second-story outrage. Patterson was condemned prisoners were aboard the Leyte/ window, ankle sprained, for murder and has been tried seven gunboat, when it surrendered to Rear Fred Sieman, jumped from bedroow times. __ Admiral I)ewey, Bennett Pleads Gulty. Two Swiss, from :Manila, Nolls and William F. Bennett, alias M. White, Schaub, of Messrs. Kuenzile the slick swindler who has gotten into were arrested in the American a good many people of the State by rep- by MaJ. Moses, of the resenting hnself as sent out with a troops, on July 2, and are now contract to purchase 40•000 head of eat- iu Fort San Felipe. It is tle for the army, plead guilt), before a they are spies. They carried magistrate at Jackson last week and from Capt.-Gen. Angus,i, was put under bond to await the action letters of credit and of the grand :jury. lte also worked the German and Swiss consnls. Masonic racket ou the side. He is peele, s,ate,hat they came wanted also at Wiuona and Greenville. Spanish A German named Lehnm" has been Mtller and Farley, arrested in Cavite, but on giving what was considered "a sttsfacry explna- h'oMil]er• whkiiled J. S. MeDon- tion. he was allowed to returnto ahi. presideut of the Delta Bank of Greenwood• pleaded guilty to hum- slaughter and was given a life sentence in the penitentiary. "Waiter Farley, who shot and killed C. A. IIeard at Le- siastic• land. last year, was tried at Green- The disappointment would lm gen- eral hrre if peace should be concluded wood on a change of venue• lie plead before t, ite capture of Manila, and a guilty to manslaughter and was sen- tenced to ten years in the peniteutirry, if the Philippines sould be returaed: -- WILL ACE]W THE TEI{tM Yasoo Clty'a Progress. Yazoo City is getting so large that An Opinion as to the Spanish her present corporate limits do not suf- meat's Pee Action. floe to iuclose her expanding business. PARlS• Aug• L--It is An amendment to the city charter ha just beeu filed with the secretary ot state enlarging the boundaries of the town. Relief fur the Saidlelg The Ladies' War Relief Association ot Jackson one day last week sent $26 in ference with the owuers of the Pana cash to the First Regiment and a box to them, and that hostilities Coal C).'s mine, Frank Frorer an d of provisions and supplies and $8 i pended in the Autilles. In D. H. lhtrts, of IAueoln• and cash to the Second. This is by nc the Madrid dispatch says it is the Superintendent Julius Brochlreturned means the first remittance of this kind eral be,icf that peace will be an aceom, to Pana and summoned Gorgc C. era- made by the ladies of Jackson, nor wilt plisited fact before Augus 15. vens, president of the miner's "union, it be the last. Jmtn Dins Oeupled. and submitted a proposition to open Tlt:tes Sustained, PONCE, PortoRico, July the Pane rome with union men under union organization granting the scale The largest lawsuit ever tried in Bur via St. Thomas, D. W. I., Aug, price for day labor and company men ivar county was decided last week, Hastings, with and paying the miners for digginX 30 This suit wasbrought by the Missiippi Sixteenth Penns cents, the company furnishing all sup- levee board against the Yazoo & Missis  Juan Diaz plies except powder. This is three cents sippi Valley Railroad Company, directly of Ponce, on the road to under the scale price asplaced by the involving the title to 120.000 aexes of American fla state board of arbitration, and the flue land in Bolivar county, and indi- company claims this is every cent they rectly involving the titles redouble that an pay and operate their mine with- number of acres in Bolivar and other ashore while attem out los The proposition has beer counties of the Yazoo delta. Judge harbor of Porter, submitted to the men anti they havt Longino hauded be refused to accept, but it, is believed the favor of Pana company and tim mzl will come tO terms within a fw dav. to meet this afternoon and draw up Spare s reply to the U nttl States an* swer to the peace proposals. The dis ;