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, ? 0000bt00illr 0000publiC00n. " r VOL. LXXIII. WOODVILLE, MISS., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1898. NO. 14. SEPTEMBER--1898. I[ iJ Mon.lTue. Wed. Thur. Fri. Szt.[ .... 1112 .."",. 6 71 9 loT00 i--it 121 I3 14 15116 ;7 19120 21 22123 24 261 29 130 1 .... ENT TOPICS. TI NEWS IN BIIEP. PERSONAL AND QEAL. Admiral Cervera, his son, Lieut, An- Cervera, and Lieut. F. Gomcz called at the office of the seers- of the navy, on the 7th, to ex- thanks and gratitude for the shown to the admiral and while prisoners of the United Gen. Shatter is out of the detention somewhat improved in health. thirty-second annual encamp- of the G. A. R., which began at on tile 5th, was largely at. Gen. Brooke and staff arrived Safely Rio Piedras, Porto Rico, on the 5th. Macias' summer residence was at the American commander's The house is a pretentious facing the plaza. Two spans of the new bridge across St. Lawrence river at Hogansburg, Y., went down, on the 6Lh, and it reported that no le.s than 35 men ned. Thecontest over the will of Adolph was flied in San Francisco. on 6th. Edgar E. Sutro, one of the children, represents the family in endeavor to have tim will set aside. most important allegation in the is to the effect that the de- illionaire wasof unsound mind ,he time of the execution of his will, f'2, 1882, and no remained to the of his death. & dispatch from Candia, Island o! Crete dated the 6th, says: "Candle is tn a state of anarchy. A collision be- the Massuhnans, who were g against European con- and the British authorities, who installing Christians as roy- officials, culminated to-day in fighting between the Mussul- the British troops." The statement of the condition ol the treasury, issued ca the 6th, showed available cash balance, $298,501,470; gold reserve, 23,8S2,887. Among the fatalities in the Austrian /kl0s lately one case, that of a newly- married couple, was particularly sal. e bride lost her footing and fell; the rope broke and she went to destruc- tion. The husband deliberately threw mself after and was killed. A gen- who visited the spot two days lost his balance and fell, being killed instantly. Andrew D. Wifite, the United States ambassador to Berlin, has gone on a trlp down the Rhine, to occupy about days, great fire at Maddaloni, near Italy, on the 6th, seven men, two women and two children lost their Admiral Sehley and Gem Gordon. ot the Porto Biean military commission, atrrived at San Jaau, on tlle Cth, on the Seneca. The United States cruis- New Orleans, which is lying in the hrbor, fired an admiral's salute of 13 ms. The Spanish gunboat Ysabel responded. It has been decided by the president and secretary of war to manage the without any suggestions from outsiders. Troops selected Iobc mus- tered out will de discharged,and those 'chon for future service Will be re- talned in tlie service, regardless of the to have them released. Gossip in social circles and in club- ]and is to the effect that Miss Julia Dent Grant, granddaughter cf the fa- mous general aud daughter of Gem Fred Grant, is Soon o marry the son af Commodore Gerry iu New York. Ate meeting .of the corporation of Brown nniversity at Providence, R. L, on the 7th, the resignation of Presi- iientF. Benjamin Andrews was accept- and Benjamin Clark was chosen to him. Wheeler, son of Gen. Jo- Wheeler, and Second Lieut. New- ] First cavalry, were ' while bathing at Camp Wi- I I., on the 7th. I merchants of Santiago, who been ehaxging exorbitant prices I their goods, haw been brought to I Gen. Wood, who threatened they didn't cease their extor- he would open gov- stores and close them up. confirmatory of the loss of Whaling fleet had been received the Pacific Steam Whaling Co. up grand army parade in Cincin- on the 7th, "oeurred under the of blue skies, and with ev- its favor, surpassed all ex- Lazard Freres, of New York, an- on the 7th, an engagement of gold for import. Johnston of Alabama removed tate quarantine against New Or- the 7th. British vice-consul, Mr. Carlo- was killed during the fighting Crete, on the 6th. at San Juan, Porto MISSISSIPPI MATTERS. Ought to Pay Well, Several papers call attention to he buying up of the cattle of the country for shipping West. and urge Mississippi farmers to read the qnotation of cattle prices before selling. At present prices and with the assurance of their main- tenance, no farmer ought to sell be- yond his surplus. A recently published report says that "even yearlings are worth from $16 to $18 per head--cxtra fine 2(). Three-year-olds $25 to $28, and 5-ycar-olds $i0." These prices ap- ply to North Texas. At anything like tiaese prices there ought to be big profits in cattle raising, especially in the cane bills of Southwest Mississippi, wh'e there is so much suitable land lying idlc.--Clarke County Times. State Pensions, The records of three counties have been received at the auditor's office, showing the number of State pensioners under the new plan. The counties are: liinds. Jefferson and Washington. Washington county has only three pen- sioners in it. as against two for last year. The other two counties however, are probably average counties: that is, the percentage of increase and decrease of the rest of the State will come pretty near tallying witk the change in them. According to a comparison of the num- ber of pensions granted by the boards last year and this year in these two counties, there will be a decrease in the State pensions of about 29 per cent. These are all hounties, and are a pretty fair indication of what the gen- eral returns will be, because the bot- tom counties have a very small number of pensioners. - Tom Garner to Ilang. Tom Garner. the assassin of Scott ('ausey and wife. will hang. The Pike c(nmty jury at Magnolia brought in a verdict of "guilty as charged." There was considerable excitement anti the judge gave orders to the sheriff to allow no demonstration whatever. Gar- ner is now in jail guarded by twelve deputies with shotguns. When the jury returned its verdict there was no visible effect on the prisoner. His wife and children were with him but no scene was created, lie took it as coolly as if he were not remotely concerned in the finding of the jury that sentenced him, unless the Supreme Cour interferes, to f , a clon s (lea th. l'cnsion lleturns. The pension returns from the various counties are coming in very slowly to the auditor's office. Those that have been received, however, all simw a de- crease of about 30 per cent. Lowndes county has 34 this year asagainst 41 for last year; Issaq uena, 1 as against 4, and Benton, 36 as against 51 for 1897. This decrease will increase the per capita of the worthy pensioners. The Weason Mills. Tim Wesson Mills are the first in the State to yield and come up with the amount of back taxes assessed against them. Mr. Adams states that'the own- ers and attorneys for the mills met him in a very fair and satisfactory spirit and had a statement of certain equities which they thought they were entitled to. These he had no hesitation in al- lowing. The total back taxes to be paid by this institution are about $20.- 000. These mills being the largest an the State and having good attorneys, it is plaiu tlmt they had no doubt as to their liability. l'riva te T. It. Rogers Dead. T. 1t Rogers, a private in Company G. Second Mississippi, died in the hos- pital at Jacksonville, Fla., a few days ago of typhoid fever. Deceased was an exemplary young man, a native of Water Valley, and leaves a mother and two brothers, besides many other rela- tives and friends. Superintendent of Education. Prof. llenry Whitfield of Steen's Creek. Rankin county, has been ap- pointed State superintendent of educa- tion to succeed lion. A. A. Kincannon, wb'o resigned to accept the presidency of the Industrial Institute and College at Columbus. Sick MlssIsslpplans at Home. l)r. 1L S. Curry has arrived at Colum. bus from Jacksonville, Fla., bring- ing with him thirty members of the Lowndes county volunteers who arc or have been very ill. Of this number, I there are only about half a dozen who are at present sick enough to be con- fined to their beds. Death of Rev. J. B. Harris. Rev..l IL Harris of the North Mis. sissippi conference died at Kelly last week. He was about 64 years of age, and had been in the ministry about forty-three years, having served some of the most prominent stations in the Memphis, Illinois and North Texas con- ferences. He had been in ill health for twelve months. Its leaves a wife, two sons, brother and sister, and a host of friends to mourn his departure. Death of An Old Confederate. W. L. Sturdivant, an old ex-Confed. crate soldier of the Fifteenth Missis- sippi regiment commanded by Gen. Walthal], died at Indianola last week at the ripe age of 77 years. Ite was popular and highly respected by all, Adjutant of the Third. Mr. Wiley Coleman Banks has been i appointed captain and adjutant of the Third Mississippi. Ieefused,to Levy the Tax. The city council of Columbus and. the are reported to be destroying the  board of supervisors of Lowndes spun. small arms tored in the arsenal there, ly have refused to grant the petition of The rifles are hammered into ineffect I the State 'revenue agent, Wirt Adams, then thrown into the  sea. bu the asking that a tax be levied on the prop- aamitted, erty of the TombigbeeCotton Mills for the treaty with Germany had the ten years that they have been in making it known to Both that such ! ually been made, , I VIIIIM OF AN Nf1881N The Empress of Austria Stabbed to Death with a Stiletto at Geneva, Switzerland. AN ANARCHIST COMMITTED THE DEED. Her Msjesty wa. Walking from Her Hotel to ,Ite Steamboat IAtndlng When At- tacked-IS'to was Stabbed to tit Heart-- The Aseln an Italian Named Lno- ehonl, wall Promptly Arrested, Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. ll.The Empress of Austria was assassinated near a pier here yesterdey afternoon by an anarchist named Lncch0ai, who was arrested. He stabbed the empress with some small, keen weapon, The empress was walking from the hotel to the landing place ofthesteam- er at about 1 o'clock when the an- arcidst suddenly approached aml stabbed her near the heart. The em- press fell, got up again ad was car- ried to the steamer unconscious. The boat started, but seeing that the empress had not recovered conscious- ness the cal)tain returned anti the em- press was carried to the Ilotel Bean- rivage, where she expired. The stretcher upon which the em- press was carried to tim hotel was trustily improvised with oars and sail cloth. Doctors and priests were imme- diately summoned and a telegram wa sent to Emperor Francis Joseph. All efforts to revive her majesty were una- vailing and she expired at 3 o'clock. The medical examination showed that the assassin must have need a keen stileito or snmll triangular file. After striking the blow he ran along the Rue des Alhes, with thc evident intention of entering the Square dcs Alpes, but before reaching it he was seized by two cabmen who had wit- nessed the crime. The 5, handed him over to a boatman and a gendarme, xvho conveyed Mnl to the police sta. ties. Plan for the Funeral. Vienna. Sept. 12.--The plans for the funeral of the 'late ]mpress Elizabeth, who was assassinated by an anarchist Saturday at Geneva. eonteml)late bringing the remains to Vienna next Thursday, a lying-in-state on Friday nd the obsequies of interment on Saturday. Every flag in the city is at half- mast to-day and the theatres, races and olher amusements are suspended nldefinitely. All the archdukes and the Arch- duchess Marie Valerie have arrived at Schoenbrunn. It was reported Satur- day evening that Emperor Francis Joseph had gone to Geneva by a spe- cial train, but this was .an error. At noon yesterday he had not yet left Schoenbrunn. Crown Princess Stephanie, who has been staving, at Darmstadt, has been summoned. Tie Emperor's ]Fortitude. The emperor's fortitude is the topic of universal admiration. He is bear- ing up manfully despite the terrible shock, which, in view of his age, had inspired the gravest apprehension. Al- though at first stunned and then slightly hysterical, he soon regained his self-control and displayed remark- ble calmness. Occasionally, however, completely over-powered by his grief, he inoantd piteously, repeatedly sob- bing the name of the empress. IueoneelVble Hrtlesness, Addressing Prince Von Liechten- stein, chief marshal of the imperial household, he exclaimed last evening: "It is !nconeeivable how a man could lift his hand agninst one who never in her life injured anybody, one who did nothing bnt good." Then he moaned. "Nothin. is spared to me in this world." IIe managed to sleep several hours Saturday night, and sail yesterday morning that he felt comparatively well, diseouraging the attempts of his r ttendauts to display solicitude for his health. A Court Servant Crazed by the News. The shock of the l:ews crazed one of the court servants, who rushed froln the palace to Buryplatz, shrieking: "rherc is the murderer of our em- press?" ])ispatches of condolence are arriv- ing at the palace from all parts of the world, testifying to profound horror and symlmthy. Among them are mes- sages from President McKinley, from Emperor William and from nearly all the European sovereigns. The court will go into mourning for six months. AUSTRIA'S GRIEF. High Court OflciaL Will Accompany th@ Body of the Dead Empress to Vienna. Geneva, Sept. 12.No strangers are nllowed to approach the coffin of the murdered Empress Elizabeth. The body has been embalmed and dressed in white. It is nuderstood that Emperor Fran- cis Joseph will not leave Austria. but will send high court officials to take the body to Vienna. Flowers are ar- riving in profusion. The Dd Empress. The empress of Austria was born December 24, 1837. She was a daugh- ter of Duke Maximilian of Bavaria, and was married to Francis Joseph, emperor of Austria and king of Hun- gary, April 24, 1854. They had three children, the Archduchess Gisola. who is married to Prince l,uitpold of Ba- varia; he Archduke Rudolph, who married la.xincess Stel;hanle of Bel- gium, and who was (seemingly) assas- sinated in 1889 and the Archduchess  who t SECRET SESSIONS. ransaetions Given Away bY Senators atoll Deputies ot the OpposltlonAn Appeal for Funds. Madrid, Sept. 9, via Biarrttz, Sept. 10.The government's severe measure to prevent reports of the secret sessions of the cortes are nullified by the sena tors and deputies of the opposition, who are eager to inform the foreign correspondents as to what goes on. Thursday's session of the chamber ended with Senator Silvela attacking the government and exclaiming, "Ths Sagasta ministry is a corpse and we do not discuss corpses; we bury them." Senor CanaleJas, who is a lieutenant of Polaviejas' new party, urged an in- quiry into the sources of the charges against the army and navy. The debate apparently weakened the government. It is reported that t Thm'sday's cab- inet counsel Senor Sagasta told his col- leagues that they must be prepared for the fall of the cabinet. Gen. Blanco has appealed to the gov- ernment for funds, representing that the situation in Cuba is most distress- ing. Senor Romero Giron, minister for the colonies, has asked the treasury for 100,000,000 pesetas. In reply he re- ceived 30,000,000. The bank of Spain nominally holds 1,000,000,000 pesetas in internal fours, but the sum supplied to the govern- ment on this guarantee is already ex- hausted. FUNERAL AT CAMP WIKOFF. Services Over the Remains of Cadet Thorns! IL Wheeler and Llent Klrkpat- rick, Who were Drowned. Calnp Wikoff, Montauk Point, L. i. Sept. J0.--hnpressire funeral serviee were held at 7 a. m. over the remaiu of Naval Cadct Thomas H. Wheeler. son of Maj.-Gen. Joseph Wheeler, and Lieut. Newton l). Kirkpatrick, First United States cavalry, who were drowned, while bathing, Weduesda 3 afternoon. The funeral cortege, with th caskets on gun caissons, was led b 3 details from the First and Third can. airy. Gen. Wheeler and the memberl of his family rode in a carriage imme. diately behind the caisson on w'hic were the remains of his son. The Second cavalry band, mounted played a dirge, and on the way to the station, a distance of about four miles troops were drawn" up at differenl points, and the soldiers nncovere their heads as the solemn little pro, cession passed. Gen. Wheeler and his family as. companied the remains of Cadel Wheeler to Wheeler, Ala. The bed 5 of Lieut. Kirkpatrick goes to Lexing. ton, Va. The war department detailed an officer to neeompany Lieut. Kirk. patrick's body. A GRACEFUL ACT. Ths Sword of Gem Miranda, Taken at Coi regldor Island, Returned by Capt, Dyer of the Raltimore, Manila, Philippine Islands, Sept. 10 --The United States consul here, G. F Williams, in behalf of Capt. N. Mayc Dyer, of the United States eruise Baltimore, has returned to Gen, Mi- randa the sword which the latter sur- rendered to the American officer al the capture of Corregidor island, al the entrance of the bay of Manila The general replied that he was over. whehned by the generosity of Capt. Dyer. The recruiting agents of the insu gents are causing further trouble. They have been impressing the em- ployes of foreign residelts, including thoe of the British consul, aml se oral of the foreigners have complained that the native grooms are taking their employers' horses and joining the insurgents. The Ameriean army chaplains haul instituted Protestant services in pri. aAuq u0atAaos qn, -suq.)im q . never pre'viously been held' n the his. tory of the Philippine islands. DEMAND AID FROM ENGLAND. The Only Avallablo Remedy for the Indus- trial Crisis Existing in the lrlt- lsh West Iadlh Kingston, Jamaica, Sept. 10.--The conference of West Indian representa. tines at the island of Barbadoes passed a resolution demanding aid from the British home government as a matter of right, as being the only available remedy for the industrial crisis, and also demanded the adoption of meas- ures either for the exclusion of bounty. fed sugar from the English market or the enforcement of countervailing du. ties. No ultimatum looking to American annexation was adopted, although the question was incidentally discussed as a possible future contingency, to effect Cuban and Porto Rican competition in the American market should Great Britain conclusively render the relie demanded. The question of annexa. ties to Canada was no mentioned, and the Jamaican delegate, iu an interview, declares that while annexation to the United States is improbable, the trans. ferenee of the British West Indian islands to Canada is impracticable, be- sides promising no relief. Grlgsbv'. Rough Blder Chickamauga National MIhtaxy Park, Ga., Sept. 9.--Six troops o! Grigsby's Rough Riders were paid and mustered out of the service to-day, and the men have been leaving the park on every train. It is intended to have the entie eommand mustered out by to-night and Col. Grigsby and 15 of his officers will leave to-night for Chicago. The order for the Nitntn New York to proceed to New York to- morrow has been eountermandel aud ithas been decided to pay tlm linen here. They wi!1 THE PHILIPPINES, United Statee Will Finally Demand Only Manila. Bay Also to Be Controlled--Trade PrlvI. loges Equal to Those Enjoyed by Spain--Texas to be Sent to Dewey--Olympia to Be Orderel llome, VAenINGTON, Sept. ll.--There is rea- son to believe that the navy depart- merit has selected the Texas as the future flagship of the Asiatic statiom I understand that instructions have been given by the department that the ves- sel be fitted as a flagship, the under  standing being that she will replace the protected Olympia, which is to be or- dered to the United States, as soon as her relief arrives on the Asiatic station, The Olympia's cruise expired some months ago, but the breaking ant of the war with Spain necessitated her re- tention in the East aud some hasty re- pairs to her machinery were made at Itong Kent just before the declaration of hostilities. The addition of the Texas to the Asiatic station will make the force in the East a very strong one, especially as there will always be a couple of battleships attached to the Pacific sta- tion, and which can be sent East to re- inforce Rear Admiral Dewey's com- mand whenever an emergency demands such action. So far as can bc learned the Texas will go to the east via the Mediterranian and the Suez canal, and she will not. therefore, start on her voy- age until the treaty of peace has been signed. It is impossible for the United States to augment its force in the East pend- ing the armistice, and it is {'or this rea- son that the battleships Iowa and Oregon are to be sent to Ilonolulu, where they wilt be in compacative easy reach of the Philippines. Acting Sec-. rotary Meiklejohn told me_ t:day that so far as he had been advised by Maj.: Gem Otis. commanding the American force rt Manila. the situation on the island of Luzon did not warrant the press reports published this morning. Ite admitted that hc knew very little about the situation. From another source I learned that Gcn. Otis had not cabled the department mnee last Tues- day, aud his message at that time sim- ply referred to a proclamation issued by Affuinaldo regarding the form of gov- ermnent which he proposcs to estab- lish. The administration, however, through Consul Williams, has been closely ad- vised of every development, and it is in view of this information and in antici- pation of complications that such a strong force is being collected in the tlawaiiau islands, which will be moved to the east as promptly as may be found expedient. While the situation in the Philippines is not encouraging, the president is prcpariug the instructions which will uide the peace commissioners in the demands regarding these islands. As has been stated there is every reason to believe that the commission will at first demand the retention of the entire island of Luzon, but this demand will be reduced to the city and Bay of Ma- nila, it being against the wishes of the president to retain the entire island, and by this act neeessitate the main- tenance of a large standing army in the East. But to effect the return of territory to Spain, *hat government will be com- pelled to givc the United States trade privileges in the Philippines equal to those of any other nation, including herself. Of course in addition to the city and Bay of Manila Spain will be required to cede as much territory as will be necessary to protect them, and military and naval experts will be called upon to give their opinion as to the extent of jurisdiction desirable. Maj.-Gem Merritt is now on his way to Paris, and Commander R. B. Bradford, chief of the bureau of equipment, may also be ordered to proceed to Paris to consult American commissioners there. . OUTBREAK AT MANILA. Becent Occurrences Have Caused Appro- hen.Ion, and Troop Are Kept Under Arms In Barracks. MANILA via Paris, Sept, ll.--Irrita- lion, induced by the aggressive attitude f certain irresponsible native leaders acting in defiance to Aguinaldo's orders, not to mention the secret efforts of the ecclesiastical party to promote disturb- ances with the intention of leading the revolutionary government to certain ruin, has become so serious that troops are now kept in barracks under arms, ready for action at a moment's notice. The "dictator" made a triumphal en- try into Malols Saturday, formally tak- ing possession of thc new capital in the Saopaloc district. Friday night the insurgent baud of Juan Blanco created considerable dis- turbanee by attempting to disarm re- cruits considered too youthful to bear arms. One captain was mortally wounded. Juan Blanco is a man who deserts from one party to another as occasion serves. Many Lost In Storm. SAVAN.NAIt, Ga,, Sept. ll.--A Bruns- wick, Ga.. special says that Postmaster Symons, who chartered a tug and went in search of the schooner John tl. P]att, which was wrecked in the terrible storm of August 30. has returned to Brunswick with unmist.able evidence of the ship'sloss with al/on board. Post- master Symons' son was a passenger on the Ptatt. A brother of Capt. Town- send of the schooner Jesse (3,. Wo(xlhul accompanied Mr. he confident that his met the QUEEN WILHELMINA'S N ETURN The Hague MagalflcenUy Deeottted t@ Welcome Baek Its Young Sovereign --Flowers in Her Pathway. The Hague, Sept. 10.--The queen of the Netherhmds and her mother on their return here from Amsterdam, were received with the same cere- monial that marked the entry of the royal party into Amsterdar The streets and houses were magnificently deeorated, and the cheering was con- tinuous throughout the passage of the procession from the railroad station to GEN, AGUINALDO TALKS Makes It Plain That Absolute dependence Is Expeoted. Amerleans Are Only tllle--Expeeted to Withdraw After Spanish ]8tle Is Ended--The Aembly to Con- vene 8con--No Cla With Amerltns. MANILA, Sept. 2.--Rear the palace. Dewey says he considers the situation A special religious service was held critical. It is understood he has asked at St. James' eharch yesterday for an additional cruiser and bttleship. Queen Wilhelmina. It was a beauti- The Vpauiards assert that Germany ful and impressive ceremony. The will take a coaling station here, mad queen entered, attended by a retinue that Spain will retain the remainder o of high officials. She was also at tended by her mother, the princes of the islands. Wried, and the ladies in waiting. The last Spanish garrisons at Lioeoa Prince Frederick o! Wied, eldest son and Laguna have surrendered, and the of the reigning prince of Wried, as- whole island of Lazes i in the handsoi eompanied by the former's mother, the iusurgents, except at Manila and was present. The young prince's Cavitc. Aguinaldo went to Lellolos on mother is a princess of the Nether- Friday. lie has announced his totes- lands, and it ia popularly believed hc tion'of convening an assembly of the wilt be Queen Wiihelmina's choice for Philipinos on September 15, in order to a husband, decide upon the policy to be adopted by The young queen sat on a chair on a insurgents. high platform facing the pulpit. She Tic eorrespondent here of the Asso- was pale and looked tired. Her ms- elated Press has had an interview with jesty joined in the singing and list- Aguinaldo, who said there were 67.000 ened to a long sermon delivered by the insurgent, armed with rifle He added court chaplain, Dr. M. J. Van Der he could raise 100,000 more. lndeed, the Elmer. A chorus of 100 voices then sang a insurgent leader pointed out the whole special anthem composed by Nicholas population on the Philippine islands Beels. Four rows behind the queen was willing to fight for their tnde- were seated tim generals and peers pendence. and a guard of honor lined the aisles` Continuing, Aguinaldo said he bad The service ended with the singlng of 9,060 military prisoners, including "Wilhelmus Von Nassauwe." in the vicinity of Manila, Oa leaving the chureh Queen Wil. prisoners. Later Aguinaido said the helmina was preceded by four chtl- "provisional government" was now dren from the orphan asylum, who operating twenty-eight provinces. Ite strewed flowers acroa the path of her asserted that on August'2l they elected majesty, delegates in numbers proportionate to WILHELMINA'S ES'APE. the population. As to the Amexicaus, Aguinaldo re- A BuIIet Firdd at th$ aeon Plows the marked that he considered them aa Cheek of st Lady In &t- brothers, and that "the two sovereign tendanee, republics were allied against a common -- enemy." Berlin, Sept. 10.--The Lokai Au- When questioned as to whether the zeiger says that a fortnight ago an at- future Filipinopolicy would be abso tempt was made to assassinate Qacell lute independence, Aguinaldo excused Wilhelmina, near Amersfort, province himself from replying, and asked what of Utrecht, on the road between Castle Soostdyt and Baara. America intends lode. The correspond- A man emerged from behind a tree ent :being unable to answer this ques- and fired a revolver at her majesty, ties, Aguina]do continued: The bullet missed the queen, but "We have been fighting for indepeud- plowed the check of a lady ia attend- once for a 10ng time. The natives who ance. profess to favor annexation are insin- Tke would-be assassin was arrestcd. ere. It is merely a ruse to ascertain \\; lie is supposed to be an Eaglish an- American views" archlst. Asked if the Filipincs would object The strictest secrecy has been main- to the retention of Manila, Aguinaldo rained hitherto as to the affair in or- declined to answer. der not to disturb the enjoyment of "Would the Filipinos object to Ame the enthrouementfcstivitie leans retaining a coaling station it MOVEMENT FOR AN ENTENTE recognizing the independence of the islands or to establishing a temporary The More Points of Contact tha lrw protectorate over them?" Points of CoIllslon--Th. American Aguinaldo again refused to answer, Ambassador Complimented. Aguinaldo said he was confident there would be ao trouble between America l(bLOUdon, Sept. 10.--Herbert Asquith, and the Filipino& The insurgent leader erai member of parliament for East enied having reeeivexl a request from Fife and former home secretary, ad- Gen. Otis and Rear Admiral Dewey to dressing the electors of St. Menace yes- withdraw his troops to a prescribed dis- terday evening expressed his gratiflca lance from Manila nd Cavlte, and he lion at the movement for an entente eclined to diso with the United States and acknowl- request. edged Lord Salisbury's "great services Aguinaldo further asserted that in promoting it." "Nor shall we forget," he added, "the valuable influence of the Amer- Manila and that he never authorized ieau ambassador in the same direo- the insurgents to search or disarm tion." Americans crossing the lines. With reference to the growth of the United States as a naval and mllitm'y The correspondent closely questioned power, Mr. Asquith said he believed, him about last Saturday's incident paradoxical as it might seem, that the when the Pennsylvania troops proceed- more points of contact Great Britain ed to establish a new outpost The had with America, the fewer would be Filipinos objected and nearly precipi- the points of collision, tated hostilities, Ordering the Ameri- Mr. Asquith expressed his keen sor- cans to withdraw in twenty minutes, row for the death of Mr. Hubert How- They issued ammunition and inter- ard, the war correspondeut of the cepted the American reinforcements, Times, who was killed at Omdurman, Finally Gen. Hale orderedall thePenn* referring to him as a warm personal sylvanias to advance and the rebel . friend, withdrew. SITUATION IN CANDIA. The hmal governor has explained that the incident was a mplete m To Reinforce the International Oarrhton-- take and has repudiated his subordi* Tarks Ordered to AssI.t--More lodlea hate's action. Aguinaldo decla t of Murdered ChrI,tlan, Fovd. Canea, Sept. 10.The foreign ad- Lo be au officer and is entirely ucon- mirals have requested the powers to aected with the insunt army. send a J3attalioa each to reinforce the Aguinaldo platued that the Span- international garrison. lards were "disseminatin flse report% Ou the request of the Imirals the for tlxe purlmse of fomenting auttgon- Cretan executive committee has sac, cecded in inducing the Christian in, ism between the Filipinos and the surgeons in Candle to retire outside the Americans." cordon. The whole interview onveyed the " Djevad Pasha, the Turkish military impression that Aguinaido desis ab- commandant, says he has givea the solute independence, regards the mis- Turkish military authorities at Candia sion of the Americans here as acco strict instructions to assist in main- plishe d and exLpe_cts their withdrawal raining order, tie declares that the "just as the ]rench with Lafayette Bashi Bazoucka are responsible for the withdrew after helping the Americans in the war of independence, a war of recent outbreaks. Yesterday 21 additional bodies of Christian were discovered under smouldering rntns at Candle. The British admiral, it is said, has demanded the disarmament of the Mtmsulmmas. I[nerwaslng Sleanet Among the TIt'oo at Porto Rlea. humanity." Just now Aguido mintains the role of extreme friendshil x Contracts For Smokeless Powdee. smokeless powder has been awarded to New York, Sept. 10.A dispatch te the California Powder Company and the the llerald from Ponce, Porto Rico, Dupont Powder Company, each to sup- ys: Illness among the United States ply half  million Pounds. The con. troops here is increasing. There are tract price is 80 cents per pound, th now more than 25 per cent. of the men government to furnish alcohol neCc unfit for duty. The principal ecru- sary for the production of the powd, plaint is yphoid fever. SURZTS WZaE DZra ON THE AMERICAN SIDE. Madrid Advlee. Tell Philippines, &ll the Reeent Rich Strikes In the North- .MADJtln, Sept, l.Cap ern (fold Fleld are On UnlteI Stttea Territory. ister of marine, receil today an ira- - portent dispatch from the Vancouver, B. C., Sept. 10.--Among describing a the passengers from St. Michae!s ou ish gunboats and the steamer Fastnet was W. rad. in which the former fold, who was sent to Alaska by the London Mining Journal, to examine and report on the gold field He 5"s