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VOLUME 9, NUMBER 2f
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A mutiny among tho. native con
stabularies in the Philippine! Islands
has been- repotted :to Washingtpn.:
.A Washington dispatch to the New
York World' says: "Rear Admiral
Benjamin' OPeffer iLamberton; who
served as .chief of. staff to Dewey at
tho battle of Manila- Bay, has gone
blind. The trouble started within a
few months of tho great "fight, and1
the admiral's physician attributes'
the' origin of the mala Jy to the strain
of that trying occasion. Hia sight
is now Irrecoverably gone but, sur
rounded by his family, he is round-
ing out -his days in his pretty Wash
ington homo and interesting himself
in church work, keeping up his'
cheerful attitude toward the world,
beloved by everybody and, except for
his ono affliction, In perfect health
and in possession of 'all his faculties."
title when a drummer, bay.. of 'fif
teen, he seized a-.musket and joined
in tho charge at Missionary Ridge,
losing his leg. While national com
mander in 1884, acting with 'General
Rosecrantz, General Kountze ob
tained from the pope a decision
freeing the G. A. R. from question
as a secret society."
Francis E. Leupp, the Indian com
missioner, has resigned on account
of ill health. He will be succeeded
by Robert G. Valentine.
The Nelson Morris' estate in Chi
cago has been assessed an inherit
ance tax amounting to $183,844.43.
The German reichstag was reas
sembled at Berlin.
The Franco-American' treaty of
extradition has been ratified.-
Rabbi 'Wise of New York City ad
dressed the coi ference of charities
and corrections in session at Buffalo,
N. Y. Without naming him, Rabbi
Wise condemned Mr. Carnegie's
libraries charity. "To call a man
who has crushed his enemies singly
and in groups a public benefactor is'
a lie," said 'he. "We need justice
more than we need libraries."
Commoner Condensed Volume VII
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An Associated Press dispatch from.
Des Moines,' Iowa, says: "Corporal
Lisle Crabtree this afternoon fatally
shot Captain John-GHaymond, .com
manding officer of itroop B, .Second,
United States cavalry, at Fort, lies
.Moines; then shot .and seriously in
jured First Sergeant James H. Wash-
burn and Corporal EHjah Such, wlid
attempted to. disarm him, and shot
himself. Crabtree's injuries are net
necessarily fatal, the r bullet striking
a rib above the heaTt and crushing
it. Crabtree had been reprimanded
by Captain. Raymond because of his'
failure to report when his leave .of
absence had. expired. He had spent
the night in Des Moines, and was
to have, returned to his barracks ,at
7 a, m." i . .
' The powers .have accedediito; the
request of .-Turkey; and decided, that
none of the international troops 'on
the island of - Crete shall be with
drawn at present. - .
. Jane Addams of Hull House, Chi
cago, was chosen president of the
national conference of charities and
corrections for 1910.
Address, THE COMMONER, Lincoln, Nebraska."
A quantity of Tlfles and ammuni-j
tlon, believed to be destined for
Vonezulean revolutionists was dis-;
coverea ana seizea oy united states
authorities rat Franklin, Va. Two(
steamer upon which the-goods were
to be shipped1 have been taken charge
of by tho government.
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Dr. Alfonsp. Morales Penna," presi
dent of Brazil, died fift-pV n tiv
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weeits uiness. "
A dispatch from Madison, Neb.y
to the incoln,l(Neb.j Journal says:!
"S. E. gparkat"a cousin flt ei-Sherfff
George Wl Losey, 'has on exhibition!
here Nebraska' Queen; reputed to bet
the largest . htfrse in the world. It
is 20 handp and bne inch high"; 11
feet 8 inches In length. The' animal
wears a 38-Inch collar, and weighs
2,890 pounds." . ,
General -John F. Kountze, former
national commander of the G. A.. R,,
died at Toledo, Ohio. A' Toledo,)
Ohio, dispatch carried by- tho Asso
ciated Press1 says: "General Kountze!
was widely known- among: G. A R.
men as the 'drummer boy of Mission
Ridge,' General Kountze earned the
The Russian douma has suspend
ed the work for the summer, having
been prorogued by Imperial .order.
The United States gunboat Vicks
burg, which has been out of com
mission for two years, started on a
voyage around the Horn.
Forest fires are raging in Bona
venture county, Canada. Hundreds
of thousands 6f dollars tfn lumber
and several mills have been de
stroyed. ; i-
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Emperor William left for Dantzig
to embark on the imperial yacht,
Hohenzollern an'd proceed to the
Gulf of Finland to meet Emperor
Nicholas of Russia.
Secretary of State Philander C.
Knox-was given the honorary degree
of doctor of laws, at the sixtysixth
annual commencement exercises of
the Roman Catholic college at Villa
Nova, Pa. t , .
" Nils Pecanha, who has succeeded
to 'the presidency of Brazil following
the death of Dr. Penna;uhas issued
a statement that it Is his purpose
to do his utmost to conduct, the
government along peaceable lineB.
At a luncheon given in his honor
at the Royal Geographical sdciety,
Lieutenant E. H. Shackleton, who
had just returned from an expedition-that
got very close to the south
polei announced that .the contem
plated another Antarctic trip.at an
eariy date. . .
Ten aeronlanes of th hoavter than
'air- variety assembled at the Morris
.Park race track, New 'York, pre
pared for tryouts driring -tt next
two weeks.' preliminary 'to' contests
hlch will be conduoted under the
auspices of the aoronautici society of
New York, 'beginning June 26..'
A cablegram from Honolulu says:'
"Seventeen Japaneso, leaders in the
strike of the Japanese plantation la
borers, of whom about 8,000 are
out, were indicted by the grand 'jury
on charges of having conspired to
Incite disorder In the-' (Hawaiian Isl
ands. This- actions promptly fol
lowed disclosures, when an official
search of tho office of tho 'Highei:
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