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A8 TO METHOD OF VENEZUELAN
DEMAND FOR CASH.
BLOCKADE IS TO BE RAISED
Representatives of Powers and Um
pire Named by Roosevelt Settle All
but Preferential Treatment What
the Protocols Provide.
WASHINGTON Mr. Bowon Friday
signed with oacli the three protocols
providing for the Immediate raising
of the Venezuelan blockade and for
tno reforenco of tho question of pref
erential treatment to Tho Haguo ar
At 11:30 Herbert Dorlng, first sec
retary of tho British embassy, an
nounced that the British protocol had
Just been signed and that tho signa
tures of tho Italian and Gorman pro
tocols would follow in tho order
Tho British prolocol waB in English,
tho Italian In Italian, and tho Ger
man in German nnd English.
Mr. Bowcn signed in duplicate for
Venozuola, Sir Michael Herbert for
Great Britain, SIgnor Mayor Dos
Planches for Italy nnd Baron Von
Sternberg for Gormnny.
Immediately after tho signing of tho
last protocol cables were dispatched
to London, Berlin and Borne announc
ing tho fact. It is expected that tho
commanders of tho blockading fleet
will rccclvo orders within tho next
twenty-four hours to withdraw their
Tho protocols ul6o provide for tho
return of all Venezuelan vessels, war
nnd merchant, which have boon captur
ed by tho allied licet.
Great Britain, Gormnny and Italy re
ceived advance payments of X5.G00
each, Great Britain receiving Its pay
mont on tho signature and Germany
and Italy within thirty and sixty, days
from date. Germany, In addition, will
rccclvo flvo monthly payments until
-tho amount paid it in advance aggre
As a guaranty for the satisfaction
of their claims, Mr. Bowon pledges
tuo allies a share with tho other cred
itor nations In 30 per rent of tho cus
toms receipts of tho two ports of La
Guayra arid Puerto Cabello. This pci
centago will bo sot aside beginning
March 1 and retained In tho Venezue
lan treasury until Tho Haguo tribunal
decides whether it will ue distributed
without preference between tho claim
ant nations, or whether Great Britain.
Gormany nnd Itnly shall receive pref
Italy gains Immediate payment of Its
tlrst class claims without further ad
judication nB soon us tho joint com
mission at Caracas has passed on tho
lomalnder of its claims.
In round figures tho adjudicated
Italian claims amount to ?GGO,000,
lrom which will bo subtracted tho ?27,
GOO to bo paid sixty days from tho
8lgnaturo of the protocol. Tho Italian
ambassador also has secured for his
government tho insertion of an agree
ment that Venpzuola will Insert in its
treaty with Italy tho favored nation
clauso possessed by the other nations.
Germany Wants $340,000 Before Arbi
tration. WASHINGTON Germany has Ig
nored its previous engagement, mado
with Mr. Bowon by Count A. von
Quadt-Wylcradt-Izzy nnd Insisted on t
cash paymont of $340,000, or a lien
on tho customs receipts of ono of
tho Venezuelan ports until this Is
paid. Tills information was convoyed
to Mr. Bowcn Wednesday by Baron
Mr. Bowen immediately refused to
yield tho receipts of any port prior to
The Hague decision, but loft tho mat
tor of a cash paymont to the German
minister to determine.
"if Gormnny can afford to confess
that it does not stand by. agreements
Bigncd by Its duly accredited diplo
mats," replied Mr. Bowcn, "I nm will
ing to guarantee payment on the day
tho protocol is signed of the total
amount asked in tho original ultima
tum." That response has been cabled to
tho Germnn foreign office.
Groat Britain and Italy have re
nounced any responsibility for tho ac
tion of Germany nnd have informed
Mr. Bowen that they will stand by all
agreements mado with him and will
not bo Influenced by tho action of Ger
many. With tho exception of the demand
for an Increased ensh payment tho Ger
man protocol, in all essential respects,
conforms to thnt of Great Britain,
but is more concise. All threo pro
tocols provide for tho Immediate re
turn of all vessels seized by tho block
It Is stated that tho action of Gor
many In asking for $340,000 instead of
contenting Itself with 5,500, 1b duo to
a misunderstanding of certnln steps
In tho negotiation which had been
passed on by Count von Quadt before
tho arrival of Baron von Sternberg.
In tho orlgtnnl ultimatum addressed
to Venezuela by tho three govern
ments 15,300 bolivars was demanded
by Great Britain and Germany and
2,500,000 bolivars by Italy.
A paper was signed at tho British
embassy by tho three representatives
of tho allies, the British and Italian
ambassador and the German charge,
Count Quadt, and by Mr. Bowen, by
which the allied powers agreed to ac
cept a cash payment, or an adequate
guaranty for the eventual satisfaction
of their claims, ns a condition prece
dent to the raising of tho blockade.
Mr. Bowen offered 30 per oont of
tho customs receipts of Puerto Cabello
and La Guayra as a guaranty for tho
payment "of all claims." Later ho
consented to give tho British govern
ment 5,500 cash in view or their con
tention that they desired immediate
satisfaction for outrages committed on
British subjects. No objection was
made at tho time by tho Italian ambas
sador or the German charge. Tho
threo powers accepted tho guaranty
offered ns entirely satisfactory.
GROWS MORE SRIOU8 WITH EACH
TURKEY CALLS BATTALIONS
Porte Increases Men In the Disturbed
District by Many Thousands Aus
tria Stops Soldiers' Leave and Gets
LONDON. A special from Homo
says: Italy has fully consulted In tho
court of tho Lamcsdorff-Goluchowski
conference on Macedonia and prom
ised to support tho proposed action.
Tho schemo for reforms includes a
domand for tho assembling of an in
ternational congress to adjust tho de
tails. ThlB will bo supported by a
demonstration of European war ships
off Salonlca, whero they will remain
whilo tho congress is in session.
Orders havo boon given to tho
Austrian LloydB at Trieste to bo pro
pared, at short notice, to furnish suf
ficient transports to convey a largo
army to Dalmatla. Leaves of absence
have been canceled, tho reserves havo
been warned and tho railroads notified
to bo ready to deal with large bodies
of men and supplies.
CONSTANTINOPLE. Fourteen bat
talions of rodlfs (emergency militia)
of tho Third army corps, whoso head
quarters aro at Salonlcn, havo been
ordered to join tho colors.
According to official statements
theso troops arc Intended to roplaco
tho reserve battalions called out to
quell tho Macedonian outbreak last
Tho latter aro still under arms and
it is generally believed that they will
,bo kept with tho colors.
General Itlcciottl Garibaldi, ono of
tho sons of tho great patriot, who
raised a forco of Italian volunteers
for Greece during tho Graeco-Turkish
war, Is organizing a volunteer expedi
tion to assist the Macedonians In the
rising against Turkish rule, which Is
bcllovcd to be Impending.
ST. PETERSBURG M. Bakmct
kleff, tho Russian diplomatic agent at
Sofia, Bulgaria, who camo hero to sco
tho czar and tho foreign minister,
Count Lamsdorff, is said to havo de
scribed tho situation in Macedonia "as
leaving little hope of a pacific solu
tion. Tho government, therefore, Is more
desirous of localizing tho outbreak
than of securing the success of tho
Austro-IItingurlnn schomo of reform.
In pursuance of this object Russia has
advised Bulgaria to declare a state
of siege In tho agitated districts.
Bad backs aro
found In overy
A bad back Is
a back that's lame,
weak or aching.
pains come from
ments and should
bo promptly attend
Reach tho cause
of backache by re
lieving tho kidneys
and curing their ills.
Pills aro for tho kidneys only and cure
tho dangers of urinary and bladder
disorders, from common Inflammation,
to Dropsy, Diabetes, Brlght's disease.
Case No. 40,321 Mr. W. II. Ham
mer, well-known builder, residing at
125 N. Hlnde street, Washington C. H.,v
Ohio, says: "I nm glad to endorse a
remedy which possesses such Inesti
mable value as Doan's Kidney Pills.
They cured mo of Inflammation of tho
bladder which had caued mo much an
noyance nnd anxiety becauso of tho
frequency and severity of tho attacks.
I havo advised others to take Doan's
Kidney Pills and I know they will not
be disappointed in the results."
A FREE TRIAL of tills great kidney
medicine which cured Mr. Hammer
will bo mailed on application to any
part of tho United States. Address
Foster-Mllburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y. For
sale by all druggists. Prico 60 cents
An Amusing Verdict.
At Fort Scott (Kan.) the other day a
Jury In tho district court roturned a
verdict finding a certain accused per
son guilty of larceny. The verdict had
not been prepared In tho technical
form desired, nnd the Judge Bent tho
lury back to mako the necessary cor
rections. Tho Jury was gone for half
an hour, and when It returned It
brought In a verdict acquitting tho
prisoner. But a verdict oven more
abusing was perpetrated by n Jury at
Pittsburg last Monday. Tho case wa&
a criminal one, and after a few min
utes' consultation tho jury filed Into
tho box from its room. "Have you
agreed upon a verdict?" asked tho
judge. "Wo have," responded the fore
man, passing It over. "Tho clerk will
read, said the Judge. And tho clerk
read: "We, tho Jury, agree to disagree."
Excavation Near Pompeii.
Excavation will shortly no commenc
ed In a marsh near Sannazzaro, on the
River Sarno, in tho vicinity of Pom
pell, because it has been ascertained,
that a very ancient city and necropolis
were burled underneath during tho
eruption of Vesuvius several centuries
before tho destruction of Pompeii. A
collection already exists In the mu
seum at Naples of great historic value,
consisting of Indigenous vases and or
namental objects dating from the elgth
and ninth centuries before Christ.
Tho excavations are expected to lead
to other Important discoveries.
An Ideal Woman's Medicine, .
The Gospel of Art.
Work thou for pleasure, paint,
sing, or carve
Tho thing thou lovest, though the body
Who works for glory misses oft tho
Who works for money, coins hi3 very
Work for work's sake, then, and it
That theso things Bhall bo added unto
thee. Kcnyon Cox.
DO XOUtt CLOTHES LOOK YRIXOW?
Ifso, UBoRod Cross Ball Blno. Itwillmako
thorn white as tuow. 2 oz. pockago G cents.
Many of the "people who live in glass
houses go into politics and they don't
seem to mind it a bit. Puck.
MOUNTED MEN ROB A TRAIN.
CUBA TO BORROW MILLIONS.
Will Issue Bonds to Pay Soldiers and
, Aid Insular Agriculture.
HAVANA Tho joint committee of
tho sonato and houso has prepared its
report on tho soldiers' pay bill. It
provides for n 5 por cent bond Issue
of $35,000,000, $4,000,000 of which will
bo expended in the aid or agrlculturo,
and the balance In paying tho soldiers.
Tho loan Is guaranteed by Btamp
acts, and duties on liquors, matches
and tobacco, but tho committee does
not propose to levy the duty on to
bacco until ten years hence, when a
portion of the principal loan becomes
Burlington Express Held Up Soon Af
ter Midnight Near Butte.
BUTTE, Mont. The Burlington ex
press, No. 0, eastbound, was Held up
shortly after midnight on tho North
ern Pacific tracks, eight miles east of
here, near Homestead, by flvo mount
They covered the sides of tho train
with their guns, uncoupled tho engine,
mall and express cars, and ran them
ahead of tho train about two miles.
Tho trainmen of the passenger
train, after the robbers had left with
the engine and cars, hastened back
toward Butto and met an Incoming
freight train, the engine of which was
uncoupled and run to Butto and tho
alarm given. A sheriff and posse and
forco of police havo left for the scone
on a special train. Tho railway offi
cials havo asked the penitentiary offi
cials for their bloodhounds.
hould be In everv household, none so
good, besides oz. more ior 10 cents than
any other brand of cold water starch.
A woman doesn't fully understand
how essentially alike all men aro until
her boy gets old enough for other wo
men to mako a monkey of. Puck.
A Bright Dog.
"Spenklng about dogs." said Repre
sentative Beldler of Ohio, "I suppose
I havo tho most Intelligent lox terrier
In tho country, and he's only a puppy
yet. The other day he spilled his milk
and I cuffed his cars and ciiucked him
out of the 'window. The next day,
after ho had spilled his miik again,
ho cuffed his own ears ana went and
Jumped out of tho window."
only tkn dollars rok tiirkk
Dr. Rlchardn & Van Camp of HOI Karnnm SU
Oni all. i. Neb.. treat Cutarrli and guntantee aaure.
Tho doctors ure old established and reliable pliy
Hlclans of Omnba. Tlielr treatment Include a
lung tester Inhaler, local and constitutional
treatment, and they guarantee to euro any case
of catarrh of tho none, throat or lumen In ninety
duvB or refund tho money. If jou mo afflicted or
Interested call or wrlto for further Information.
Engaged people put on magnifying
glasses when they look at each other's
virtues. The day they are marr'cd
they take them off.
A mother not spoken well of by hor
children 1b an enemy of the state; she
should not livo within the kingdom's
So says Mrs. Josie Irwin, of
325 So. College St., Nashville,
Tenn., of Lydia E. Pinkham's
Never in tho history of medicine has
tho demand for one particular remedy
for female diseases equalled that at
tained by Ijydia JE. Pinkham's
Vccctnb'lc Compound, and never
during tho lifetime of this wonderful
medicine lias the demand for it been
bo great a3 it is to-day.
From the Atlantic to the Pacific,
and throughout tho length and breadth
of this great continent come the glad
tidings of woman's sufferings relieved
by it, and thousands upon thousands
of letters are pouring in from grateful
women saying that it will and posi
tively does cure the worst forms of
Mrs. Pinlchnm invites all wo
men -who ato puzzled about
their health to -write her at Lynn,
Mass., for advice. Such corrc
spondenco is seen by women only,
and no charge is made.
STRAIGHIS'CIGAR always reliable
For 40 ym tha O E? Bff K" C5
.t.nJ.rJ for nil 3 d C L W
abllltr. AlwtTlth. teat. Nf w eMalocue frft.
J. J. 11. llrrsor? A. Sun, ItnrUIcheod, Mat.
If you don't get tho biggest and best
it's your own fault. Defiance Starch
Is for Bale everywhere and there Is
positively nothing to equal it in quality
Tell a man he mustn't, and he will;
tell a woman she mustn't, and you'll
Defiance Starch is put up l ounces
In a packago, 10 cents. One-third
more starch for samo money.
Justieo only takes a man's part, hut
injustice takes it nil.
VALUABLE MAIL PACKAGE LOST.
MELVILLE ABOUT TO RESIGN.
Letters Containing $50,000 In Commer
cial Paper Missing.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. A package
of letters containing upwauls of $50,
000 In commercial paper was lost by
the postal authorities from a pouch
on tho Pennsylvania train leaving
Loulsvlllo at midnight January 31
and running to Chicago via Indianap
Tho postal authorities have failed
to produce the missing package. The
loss was first mado known by com
plaints coming to tho Indianapolis
postofllco irom towns along the line.
Twcnty-ono complaints have been
mado and nearly all speak of letteis
lost with commercial paper In them.
Tho theory at present at tho post
office Is that the packago was left in
a pouch through the carelessness of
an employo nfter It was thought to
have been emptied. No suspicion
rests on any one of wrong doing, and
no attempt has been made to cash
any of tho missing checks.
1Trs. A ltiMlmv-it iintlilncr
For children teetlilni;. roflrrm tho Kiiinn. reduced In-
Bammntlon.RlUys pain, cures w lml colic. 23c a bottlo.
Love may laugh at bolts, hut politi
cians do not.
New Rival" Leader'
F you are looking for reliable shotgun am
munition, the kind that shoots where you
point your gun, buy Winchester Factory
Loaded Shotgun Shells: "New Rival," loaded with
Black powder; "Leader" and "Repeater," loaded
with Smokeless. Insist upon having Winchester
Factory Loaded Shells, and accept no others.
ALL DEALERS KEEP THEM
Powers Will Sue Together.
LONDON Mr. Dowcn's formal ac
ceptance of tho British protocol is not
believed here to bo likely to hnsten to
any great extent the conclusion of the
Venezuelan negotiations. The allies'
ambassadors havo been strictly enjoin
ed not to sign any of the protocols
until all threo powers aro satisfied
with tho terms, when tho signatures
will bo simultaneous. When the ques
tion of separate treatment of tho al
lies Is brought before Tho Hague court
of arbitration the triple alliance will
appear as one power, their Interests be
ing regarded as identical.
Newspaper Man Suicides.
SEATTLE, Wash. John W. Pratt,
n well known newspaper man nnd law
ycr, committed suicide Monday during
a lit of Insanity. He killed himself
with a shotgun In the bathroom of his
house, tho chargo piercing his heart.
Mr. Pratt was 48 years of ago, and
leaves a widow nnd four children.
He has been mentally unbalanced for
a yoar, hut never morbid or violont.
Ho was at one tlmo managing editor
of tho New York World.
Naval Engineer-ln-Chlef Is to be Suc
ceeded by Captain Rae.
WASHINGTON Roar Admiral
Georgo W. Melville will relinquish his
post as cnglneer-ln-chlef of he United
States navy within the next few weeks
and will he succeeded by Captain
Chailes W. Rae, now on duty as a
member of tho examining board In this
It had boon expected that Rear Ad
miral Melville would remain In his
present position until August, at least,
and his friends anticipated that ho
would not withdraw from activo serv
ice before January, 1004, whon the
term of office for which ho was ap
pointed will expire.
SHIRKS HIS PERSONAL TAX.
UNION PACIFIC LOSES CASH.
Court Decides that $800,000 Must Go
BOSTON, Mass. In tho United
Statos circuit court Thursday Judge
Colt decided that tho outlro fund in
dispute botwoon tho federal govern
ment and tho Emorgoncy Loan &
Trust company should go to tho
United States. Tho amount Is JG00,
000, now In tho hands of tho Amer
ican Loan & Trust company of Boston.
John D. Rockefeller Plendc Poverty to
NEW YORK. John D. Rockefeller,
jr., Is supposed to bo about tho richest
young man in Amorlca, but ho owes
? 100,000 and has only $30,000 worth of
porsonal property, according to tho
statement filed with tho department
of taxes and assessments.
Mr. Rockefeller was assessed at
?500,000. From what could bo learn
ed at tho tax office ho called thero
and stated that ho had $100,000 in
debts and that his porsonal property
above his debts was worth only $30,-
Ho said ho was willing to pay taxes
on an assossmont of 50,000 and the
commissioners accepted his figures.
Defeat the Suffrage Bill.
TOPEKA, Kan. Tho Kansas legis
lature Wednosday, contrary to expec
tation, finally ended tho nspiratlons ot
tho women of Kansas to vote for presi
dential olectors. Tho voto in tho
house on tho equal suffrago proposi
tion was 51 for and C2 againsL Tues
day It was announced that enough
votes had been pledged to secure the
passage of the resolution.
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well-informed and to the healthy, because its com
ponent parts are simple and wholesome and be
cause it acts without disturbing the natural func
tions, as it is wholly free from every objectionable
quality or substance. In the process of
manutactunng tips are used, as they ure
pleasant to the taste, but the medicinal
virtues of Syrup of Figs are obtained
from an excellent combination of plants
known to be medicinally laxative and to
act most beneficially.
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