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RIOTI1W ISUOIXK ON.
FAIR ITALY'S POPULACE
MAD WITH RAGE.
Prcmlrr C'ilit .licnil mill IIihiImI n Hi-Ainioiiiiii-t
In I In- t'lniniliirs MM'', sctuil'
I lie lli'NlKiintlonor I lie .MlnMrrH si-niii;
(luuril l'l-runN Attach mi Mini.
Komi:, Mu-eh 0. 'I'lic exci'.cmcnt
throughout Italy, caused by the de
feat of Ueueral llaratleri 11L Allow u on
Sunday lust by this Abyssliiians. with
thu loss of from R.Oimi 'to Ri.dOo men
hilled ami wounded, according to gen
erally credited icpnrts. shows little
sign f nbatuuient. Tin- distil r banco;;
eaiisen ny tins iiuverM! news nave iicen
greatly Inerenseil by the calling out of
the iirinv reserves of the class of 1ST'.1,
which will put so.uti'l udilltloiuil men
into active service The great major
ity of these reserves are married nien,
ulioM' families will bo deprived of
their chief or only support for an In
At Milan ami other places serious
rioting occiirrcil when the reserves
inepaied to obey orders and in many
eases the people prevented prepara
tions bv force. Women and children
lead the agitations. Itailrnatl cur.s
wero demolished, rails torn up and
ti'k'irraph vviios cut, and tho police
bc.ilen and stoned into helplessness,
The regular soldiers wero attached,
bayonets wero freely used and men
ami women, freii.led with wrath,
threw themselves on the points of
steel. I .urge numbers of arrests were
nude. Troops every where are either
confined to barracks or occupying tins
streets and night has bceii turned
into day by torchlight processions, In
illgnation meetings, riotous demon
titrations in publlo squares and in
front of many of 'ho government
This Is u summary of what has oe
cui red, In a greater or less degree, ut
Milai., Plorcnce. Turin, Couio, Tor
rera, JJiilluno, l.oill. Verona, Parma,
Itergarmo, Naples, llresein, Veiicc,
llassara, I'.ilermo, Crcmuii, Catania,
ami many other towns.
Tho students here held a meeting
tO'day In the university, signup
Crispi, thu piemler. was' burned in
ellllgy amid cries of "Down with
Crispl." As the doors had been closed
the poliio were unable to intervene.
Last night a mob went before the
royal palace. The national Hag was
carried, diapod with crape, ami there
were cries of "Down with the min
istry!" "Down with Crispi!" "Death
The ollleial and private residences
of the cabinet ministers, the royal pal
ace, the embassies and all important
public buildings hero wens guarded bv
troops throughout the night, ami this
soldiers are still on duty this morn
imr. Tho agitution has spread to this
country districts and tiom all sides
come uccounts of rioting ami Indig
nant protest, of bitter denunciation
it ml loud cries for vengeance upon
those who have been responsible for
thu terrilile icverso to the Italian arm
ies. oi.M.ii.M. n ws limit's cow unif y.
The report that Ucncral ltaratleri
had committed suicide was not found
ed on fact, bill it would seem as If
that would have been the best thing
his could do under the circumstances,
for. if the dark reports which are
reaching ltomu from Massowah are
substantiated, Itu will havu great dif
ficulty In escaping n capital sentence
on his trial by court martial. It K
Mild, among other things, that lie de
seited the t loops while the latterweie
fighting gallantly against overwhelm
ing numbers of shnuus, and that hu
lied to a spot Kill kilometers from tho
scenu of the massacre (for it seems to
bu the proper teim for the roul of
Italy's troops), without knowing or
apparently earing what bee.unu of
(icnerals Daboriiiula and Arimondi,
whose columns havu not been lu-iil
from so far as can be ascertained here.
The column of troops coiiitnuudcil by
(ieuural Albcrloiie appears to have
bet ii crushed ami that ollleur is still
The war ollleo to-day admitted that
"at least" 150 Italian olllcers wens
killed; but thu otllelals still refuse to
admit that over 5,n)l) men weio killed.
They say, howuver, "they believe"
T,n0O Italian troops ami s.oOo unlive
troops in the Italian service were en
gaged 17.500 in all and that nearly
all the artillery, ammunition and sup-
uiua iuii iiiiu inu minus 01 inc enemy.
niiji'iu-i iiuib inu iiauaus nail
been short of supplies for oiirht dav
A largo number of otlicers, made des
perate by dufcat, rushed on thu enemy
and died lighting heroically. The
Abyssinuuis. taking advantage of the
demoralization of their opponents,
massacred entire battalions, making
use especially of their lances. They
cut otV thu Italians in every direction,
ticnetal Alberloiiu's brigade was sur
rounded and annihilated.
A report iccelved from tlenernl
llaratleri proves that tho Italians
gave way at the (Irst attack In fact,
the native contingent appeared to havu
liehnved better than the Italian troops.
In (iuneral Albertone's eoluiiin the
black battalions fought bravely while
the white, regiment broke ami ran.
Their ofllcer.s, who made vain efforts
to rally their men, were nearly all
killed. lienorals Dabormidn, Arl
monili and Albertonu and Colonel Ual
liano are among tho slain. Thu ar
tillery had not tluio to I'omu properly
into aetlon before tho riibh of thu
Aoyssiuiaiis overwhelmed the Italian
(icneral llaratleri, before risking
battle, consulted his generals mid
they unanimously favored taking the
(Iuneral llaratleri Is to be deprived
of his command and called to Itoiuo to
be tried by court martial.
111(111) l'UKSH CCSSOIIRllll',
The government ollieials tiro main
talnlnir Ike most strict censorshin
overall press dispatches hutween hah
Inn points and it Is with illlllculty that
news can, be filed and sent from here
except under strong pressure from in
. ' The government is being urged by
some of the most prominent imin in
tlm country to ptvo tho press all the
uows in its possession, us it Is still be
lieved tho worst litis not vet been told
una that tho war ollleo is in possession
of facts still more startling than those
which havu leaked out already.
PREMIER CRISPf RESIGNS.
tlo mill III Cabinet Inn eel Out of OITIc
I iv I'opiilir (.'liiiiinr.
fiovm, Mm i'li (' Thu mtiiJstr.v an
nounced lis resignation In the i'httiu
berof Deputies to-day and Premier
Crispi nddt'd that it hnd been accepted
bv tlK king.
Tin' Chamber of Deputies un
crowded unit tlio galleries wore packed
with excited spectators. Tin- crowds
about .Moii to Citorlo. tiinn vvhiou the
( liumbcr of Deputies stands, frequent
l.v r.ilM'd cries of "Down with thu
government!" "IlL-nth to llaruliorl."
i'li'.. and from tho jfulleries, previous
to thu miry or tho ministers, a num.
berof persons worn ejected bv thu
poller for uttering similar cries. '
Almost immediately lifter tho tip.
peaianci) of thu premier, who was
greeted with cheering by home of Ills
supporter., ' ",V cries of derision
from his opponents.hisaimoimceil tlmt
the cabinet had resigned ami that tho
king had accepted its resignation.
The announcement was followed bv
loud cheers which wcie heard bv the
crowds outside ami, being understood,
wero luken up mil echoed far and
Crispi gazed calmly upon the shout
ing deputies, as if such a demonstra
tion was quite an ordinary occurrence
and. when lie was ablu to make him
self heard, hu added. "Tho ministers
will remain at their posts until their
siieccssois are nppolnted."
Mure cheers ami shouts of disap
proval followed this statement, after
which the president of the Chamber
asked that this llou-u adjourn until
the crown decided upon the successors
of the ministers who had just an
nounced their resignations.
I lie Leftists tuised a storm of urn.
against (he nronnsltion. snvlnn-
i-iiiii, mi- K.-urririifiii suouiil lie Im
peached, that the public was entitled
to know who was responsible for tho
disaster in Abyssinia and that there
was no o. ease for not maklm- miLll,,
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promptly all the facts in the posses
sion of tho ministers, lint, when the
protest of the Leftists had been e.
liausted, the hou-e adjourned, pend
ing the appointment of a new cabinet.
King Humbert has consulted with
several statesmen regarding thu form
ation of a now cabinet Among those
who have been scut for by his majesty
are the presidents ol the ehanibers,
the .Marquis 1)1 Kudini, Viscount Ve
nosta and I icneral Kicoiti
An intimate friend of the .Marquis
Hi Kudini. the opposition leader, is
quoted as saying that liudini will not
consent to accept oflice during tho
present crisis. II.. is reported
to be of the opinion that Mgnor
Crispi should be compelled to straight
en out the dilllculties into which hu
has led the country and that the de
feat of (icneral llaratleri is not so
much ti misfortune as the greater
lliiancial troubles which aro likely to
The conservative newspapers say
Italy is confronted by a knotty prob".
li'iti v nether it would be butter to
iniiko Peace at any price with the
Abysslnians than incur this immense
e.spense Involved in undertaking a sue-ce-sful
campaign against Abyssinia.
THEY BURNED OLD GLORY
Sp.mlfth MinloiiW In-.uU tin, .Mn'rlrni
I'liii; ut .Muilrlil.
.M.muiIP. .March 0. Thero were re
newed disturbances here yesterday
and demonstrations of popular linger
against the United Mates government.
In spite of this special prohibition di
rected against them l.y the govern
ment, thu students and other inhab
itants indulged in renewed manifesta
tions of their unfriendly sentiments
against the Pulled States. They as
sembled befoiu the Madrid university
and there publicly burned en Amer
ican Hag. Thu police dispersed tho
meeting, after making several arrests.
As a result, the cabinet council de
cided to close tin- university tempor
arily. It was also decided to create u
special budget for naval armaments.
The premier, .Senor I'auovas del Cas
tillo, denies that Spain is negotiating
with any foreign power with regard
Thu opinion prevails in oflloial cir
cles here that IVesldeutCleveland will
not approve or the Cuban resolutions
ndopted by the Pnitcd States Con
trre.ss. The minister of foreign affairs,
Senor Klduayeii, has resigned owing,
ills said, to ill health.
The Duke of Tetuan, who resigned
the ollice of minister for foreign nfluirs
on January Ii. owing to the recall of
his friend .Marshal De Campos from tho
captain generalship of Cuba, will
again take the portfolio of minister
for foreign nfidirs.
CiiIIiiiii'k llnniii Itrrrlw". n hrt-IUck.
i'iiii'm.o, March 0. After un excit
ing contest, (icorgu 13, Poss was re
nominated by the liepublican conven
tion for Congress from the Seventh
Congressional district. Charles Whit
ney of Waukegan and lieorgo I. Kn
glehart of llvanston were chosen del
egates to thu convention at St I.ouib.
They wero instructed for McKinley.
This breaks the plan of a solid uiilh
structed delegation from Chicago to
the national convention.
NEWS IN BRIEF.
The Sennto committee on Foreign
Relations decided to favorably report
Dingley's bill for exterminating tho
Secretary Carlislo has ordered the
first installment of debt certificates
for the purchase of tho Cherokee Strip
A delegation of author.", photog
raphetM and publisher trom Now
iork enteied prottsts against Tre
loars copyright bill.
The Senate passed a bill for the ro
lief of .St. Charles College- nt St.
Charles, Mo., which was used as a bar
racks and prison during the war.
Tho board of army engineers de
tailed to examine tho scheme for a
canal from the lake to the Oliio river
reported thu bchemu feasible but not
State Auditor Selbcrt of Missouri
says positively that he Is not u candi
date for governor
Tho Kentucky liepublican committee-
blurted Governor llradley's presi
At the I'resbylerian mission iiu'eting
over which Mr. Cleveland presided
S'j.bOO was subscribed.
rHM RED OLOUD CHIEF,
lime HiiimI nl lln i I Ion
.ln rlrmi ( itni;ii .
Havana, .March f. -'l he news of
Hie action of the I tilted States Con
gress has penetrated Jo Very Insur
gent camp within thirty nilles of
ii .i ... .
niMiiiia, aim tne i u nan patriots are
wild with joj Comment is various,
depending upon compar.itlws Intelli
gence. All tho rank and lile seem to
take President Cleveland's concur
rence as a matter of course. All ttro
jubilant over what they feel must
soon be a glorious llnale. Thu more
ignorant honestly believe that now
Spain must lay down her arms. They
cannot distinguish between diplomatic
recognition and armed interference.
The less Ignorant think that now
cartridges and rifles will Immediately
become plentiful, and that evpedltions
from the United States wIP arrive
daily. Tho Intelligent, or about. 15
per cent of the Cuban soldl-rs realize
that It will be a month at least buforo
tiny real dlVot will be felt.
''I'0, -'l"'itt.'tl leaders are uneasy.
1 hey fear the eilects of disappoint
mentupon tne men when they find
nun. Minimi it be completed, the rec
ognition of Cuban belligerency does
not produce Immediate and great re
sults in favor of thu Cuban cause. To
conduct successfully a prolonged light
with thu sword alone against the tin-
est oi modern rilles requires high
courage in the Cuban eavalrv. This
they have, ami this It is the leatlura
tue afraid disappointment may weak
en. Cartridge., are what the Cuban
leaders want. They have men enough
and guns enough.
SMALLPOX IN CUBA.
Hie llrc.nl I1.,imi Kpiilrmlr ut .Mim
iinllln anil l'nrctrlt tril.
Wasiunoio. .March C. - Smallpox
has been added to the horrors existing
in Cuba, according to a communica
tion lecelvcd by Surgeon (icneral Wy
lnan of the .Murine hospital service
from Dr. Camlncro at Santiago. Cubii.
In his report Dr. Caminero says: "A
general order has been issued 'by tho
authorities to all the practicing pliv
bieiiins of tho town to report any casu
of smallpo presenting Itself for tho
purposo of sending anv such case to a
smallpox hospital provided by the mu
nicipality, outside tins city, "but this
measure w.ll not prevent, in mv judg
ment, the development of the terrlb'o
disease if it should further appear
among us. Xo quarantine is enforced
upon the coasting steamers coming
from the port of .Manzauillo, where
smaiipox is epidemic, and most likely
some passengers will arrive with the
disease In its period of incubation,
which later on will develop into u
more or less malignant form of small
BASED ON CANARDS.
Spain' l'orrlCii .MlnlMrr Sa 'iinRrpi
Hun lll-IMI MMl'll.
Xkw Yoiik, March (5. The World
publishes this following signed cable
from Duke Tetuan. minister of for
eign affairs, dated nt .Madrid, Spain:
"The resolutions which tho Congress
of the United States havu adopted in
respect to tho Cuban insurrection aro
baf-ed on canards spread broadcast
throughout the United States for
thu solo purpose of Inflaming the pas
sion of the people against Spuin and
awakening an unmerited sympathy
with the insurrectionists. All this re
ports of barbarous and unnecessary
cruelty in the manner of conducting
tho war In Cuba are absolutely false.
1 thank tho World, and avail iny.solf of
the opportunity which it gives to ex
press my profound regret that resolu
tions which strain tho mutual friend
ship and esteem of thu two nations
havo been declared by the House of
RETURNS THE INSULT.
A SpiinUh Pine Publicly llurnril Whlln
thu rrowtl Sunk "Aun-rlca."
I.i:.nviM.i:, Colo , March C Thero
was intense excitement in this city
last night when the news was received
of this burning of thu American flag
by Spanish students in .Madrid. Tho
news came while thu ice palace festiv
ities of Irish day were in full blast
and spread like wiidllre. Tho Irish
Americans nml hundreds of others
quickly assembled in front of tho Herald-Democrat
oflice. Thero was some
ditllculty In securing a flag of Spain,
but finally one wns discovered in the
stock of a dry goods merchant. The
crowd quickly found kindling wood,
anil the flag of the Spaniards was laid
upon it. When tho wood was set afire
there was it mighty cheer, and while
the wood and flag burned thu crowd
sang "America" und "Columbia,"
tinner ll Itotitli'it CntniiiUtliiiiur.
Ni:w Yoiik, March 0. Tho latest
Salvation army commissioner to reach
this country is John A. Carleton, who
had control of the banking, insurance,
property and legal departments of tho
International Salvation army bead
quuttcrs in Loudon. Ho arrived on
the .Majostk Colonel Xicol explained
that the visit of tho commissioner at
this juncture was to perfect tho legal
transfer of the property here from
the keeping of ex-Commaiidct Hailing
ton llooth to his successor.
A lloiltm Company Hciuly to Sail.
Host on March 0. Over 3U0 men,
armed and equipped, who havo been
drilling for weeks In preparation for
joining the Cuban insurgents aro now
ready and waiting only for tho Wash
lugtoii action on the Cuban question.
If the uetlou be favorable, they will
lea vis openly, and If adverse,' they
will depart secretly.
Will Wood Not Inillrtoi),
(lltKi'.NCAsn.K, Ind., March (1. Tho
grand jury adjourned without return
ing an Indictment against Will Wood
as an nccessory in tliu atteinpteil abor
tion on I'eari Itrynn. It Is learned
that tho investigation was not com
pleted i wing to tho absence of impor
Tho Kiinni Unlvcrdly KtpeU I.ucai.
Lawiikn'ok, Kan., Mcruh o. Tho
university faculty has expelled Charles
I. Lucas, u colored law student, con
victed of stealing unlveisity law
books. Lucas will fight both tho
iit and faculty action.
FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 1800.
ITALY ODIKTK DOWN.!
MARKED IMPROVEMENT IN
The Mimplli III llmlltil Hi llrxnl t l tin-New-
Premier--'Hie Ini limine .Minister
Hi termini il In Make Peace at Anj Prlie
Willi Hie .losliil.in.
1-omi:, March 7 Uloling continued
Inst night in nearly every large city
or Italy, although a rainstorm cleared
tho streets oi Home.
At Milan a mob marched through
the principal streets, smashing win
dows on either side, veiling execra
tions on Crispi und his ministers and
calling for thu trial of (icneral llara
tleri and punishment by death The
rioters made their way to the railway
station with the intention of prevent
ing the departure from Milan of the
army reserve of 'Tl! of that city and
neighborhood, but the authorities, an
ticipating trouble, kept the men in the
barracks ana sent a regiment of in-
iiiutry to guard the railioad station.
The disturbances continued until
2 o clock in the morning, nt which
time tho troops, at the poiulof the
bayonet, cleared the railroad stutlou
and this nelghborhool and established
a cordon ir soldiers with strong pickets
at all approaches. Thu troops re
mained on duty all night.
To-day thero is a marked improve
ment in tin- demeanor of the populace.
A proclamation by the mayor enjoin
ing tho inhabitants of Koine to
bo calm and avoid assemblages has
been regarded, lliisiucss Is proceed
ing us usual, and the only evidence
hero of the lecent disturbances is
strong additional guardsof soldiers on
duty iibo... the palace and all public
There were a number of meetings
last night of the different branches of
the opposition, but nothing definite
was decided upon.
Thu Marquis 1)1 Kudini is looked
upon as likely to yield to the repre
sentations of his friends nnd consent
to undertake the formation of a new
cabinet, with tleneral Kicoiti as min
ister of war. The latter has had thai
portfolio three times, lirst m 1ST0,
again in lfev.t nnd. lastly, in lfcsl.
(lenernl lllcottl is credited with hav
ing greatly increased thu efficiency of
the Italian army by the introduction
of new armaments nnd reforms of va
rious natures. He was born in if'.':',
and resigned his command in sv.',
after having been chosen leader of thu
Right party in succession to tlm ir.fr.
Tho Popolo Romano refer? tMs
morning to the fact that considerable
niixicty Is felt for the safety of the
Italian garrison of Adigrut and an
other crushing defeat Is feared. Tho
troops there, it is admitted, have only
three days' supply of provisions and
they are known to be surrounded by
the Shoan army. Unless promptly
relieved Adigrat must fall, ami a fur
ther massacre of Italians may follow.
The work of dispatching reinforce
ments to Mnssowuh Is being pushed
with vigor. The work of fitting out
the chartered transportscontinuesdav
Tho iiriny reserve men of the class
of IS?-', as soon as equipped, will re
lieve lcgiments now doing gurrison
duty and the soldiers thus relieved for
active duty will be sent to Africa as
speedily as possible.
The incoming ministry will make a
complete change in tho colonial policy
of thu country as advocated by many
prominent men, nnd it is dcte'rmined
to nuiko peace at any price with the
Among military men thrre Is a
strong sentiment In favor of pushlug
tho eauiDtilgii In Africa, oven if it is
necessary to call out all the army re
serves and send Ml.OOil additional
troops to Abyssinia. Hut conservative
representatives of the busine-.s cum
munity advocate a policy of peace,
even If it is necessary ror Italy's pride
to sillier in order to obtain these ends.
Tho massscs, as a rule, are opposed
to any further sacrifice of the lives of
Italian soldiers und they tiro in sym
pathy with those who favor a com
plete change in the colonial policy of
In this meantime tins financial situa
tion is alarming nil who contemplate
it, and this, it is hoped, may bring
about the adoption of a policy of con
ciliation and economy.
THE RUSH FOR ALASKA.
TlioniuinU From the Stitri CrrHTillnj- Into
tlm Ntnr Cold I'lliU.
1'oiit Townskxp, Wash . March 7.
The steamer City of Topeka lert here
labt night ror Alaska having on board
350 passengers, 110 dogs and a full
cargo of ft eight. Many of the passen
gers having paid their fure, aro going
to tho Yukon country without a dol
lar in their pockets. The steamer
Willapa left hero yesterday for
Alaska with ucargoof humanity, dogs
und freight similar to that carried by
tho Topeka. Thu steamer Alkali, with
accommodations for -lid passengers,
arrived to-day from San Praneisco and
will leave on Monday for Alaska.
Passengers camo ashore from thu
Topeka and offered SV) each for largo
dogs to haul sledges to thu gold fields
after reaching Juneau.
Vcnezueln Itefiurit to Pay.
Cauacah, March 7. The ninety days
allowed Venezuela to answer tho do
main! for Indemnity for tho urrest of
the English ofllcers, Ilurnesuud Maker,
on tho Urunu river in December, Its'!) I,
have expired. The government will
not speak otllclally, but thu highest
authority Is given for the statement
that Venezuela refused to pay tho in
demnity. May Develop Into Another Cripple Creek.
STKAilliOAT Sl'IlIN'ON. Col., Marcli7.
A great strike has just been made ut
Halm's Peak by Ilalston, Smith and
Mcintosh. In a tunnel on the south
side of tho peak a vein has been cut
thirty feet in width, twenty-three feet
of which will run S700.
It First Meistlng SiiiuUy.
Nkw Yoiik, March 7. Major Peter
(ilcn unuounced Into Inst night that
thu first publlu demonstration of the
new religious movement, hduled by
Commander Kullington llocth, will
be held iu Cooper Uuion on bund ay
boycott uncle sam.
CiiImii Mi rt limits I'ropnxs u Move ti;,iliit
I llAVAVV. Mlindl 7.-A cli'nnil i.n-f
is being made for united action by tho
Spanish merchants and import?' of
the entire island looking to a complete
Msvcraneo of commercial relation.'!
with the United States. ."icilfucgocs
dispatches announce anti-American
demonstrations to bo bold there to
night, formal permission having been
iiskcd cf the provisional authorities.
The Cienfucgos chamber of commerce
resolved yesterday, as a protest
against the action of the United
States, to cancel all otders outstand
ing for American goods and to boycott
tne I nltcd Stutes goods of all kinds In
Commercial organizations in Ha
vana, Miitanas. Cardenas and other
cities weie notllled by cable of the
action of Cienfucgos merchants und
wero asked to co-operate. Tho llu
vana chamber of commerce immedi
ately held a meeting ami passed :i
resolution congratulating the Cien
fucgos chamber of eommorco on its
patriotic altitude and promising to lay
its action before several other Ha
vana commercial organizations. A
committee wailed on Captain (Icneral
Weyler and asked his advice. Ho
recommended prudence and ostremo
caution. The committee ussured him
of its regret for any ou'ensivo words
against him and nguinsl Spain in this
I lilted States Senate and pledged
hi in Its sympathy.
1 The Havana Produce echiingo also
, held u meeting to consider tho Cien fit
egos proposition. Many member.'!
urged immediate boycott on American
I imports. One member, a colonel of
volunteers, said Cuba could do with
out American lard, and could use
.Spanish oil. Ho had no use for any
thing Aiuerienti now. Others, who
maintained they were equally as good
Spaniards, urged deliberation. After
much patriotic talk the conservative
lenient prevailed. The meeting con
tented itself with sending a dispatch
to thu Cieiifugos merchants, applaud
ing their patriotic, motives, but omit
ting to pledge co-operation in the pro
A nuinlier of deputations have called
upon Attorney Ceuerul Weyler to-duv
protesting against thu so-called "oN
lensive words to Spain and himself
uttered in the United States senate."
THE PRESIDENT SPEAKS.
Sa the AiliiiliilHtr.itlon Mm Not Yet I)o
llncil ItM Pimltliiii on C'uIki.
Wisiiinu-iiin, March .The Presi
dent said to-day: "I see it is assumed
in certain quarters that a deliverance
published a few days ago on the Cuban
question may be taken asdelluing the
attitude of the administration on tliat
subject 1 wish you would say that 1
never saw the statement, nor heard of
it, until 1 read it in the newspapers,
und even then neglected to read nil
of it, supposing it represented noth
ing tnoio than a nuwspapcr guess.
1 do not know how it originated nor
by whom it was constructed or
inspired, but I do know that I am In
no manner responsible for it, nor in
any way related to it. I only tlesiro
to say, in addition, that 1 do not know
whether the publication referred to
represents the views of thu adminis
tration on tho Cuban quection or not
and that I never have found any dif
ficulty in communicating with thu peo
ple in a manner which leaves no doubt
as to the authenticity of any state
ment purporting to icpreseut mv
campos defeFTds WEYLER
Declare the C.iptutn !Iener.il U'ai Not Ke-
nponllilc fur Atrncltlr Commuted.
M a null), March ".-Marshal Campos
was interviewed yesterday. "First, "
hu said, "I deny that there is any
foundation for the reports of cruelties
in (icneral Wc.vier's past history. Ho
simply was a field oflicer in thu last
ubaii insurrection, currying out, like
all others, the orders of Ills chief,
Count Italmaceda, who had ordered
reprisals because tins insurgents had
committed atrocities. People ought
not to be alarmed at tho terrifying
proclamations of Weyler, threatening
penalties that are practically impossi
ble of execution and only intended to
quell thu spirit of disaffection. So far
nobody has been put to death.
"Second, I have no grudge against
the Cunovas government. It was per
fectly instilled in recalling me after
the failure of my military and political
plans, and I admit I was no temper iu
touel vvith tho colonial conservatives.
"Third. 1 believe the war is likely
to last a couple of .-cars, but despllu
the staying powers of the Insurgents,
It Is impossible for them to succeed
nlone, even if they do wear out tho
armies und resources of Spain by
desultory, guerrilla warfare, favored
by the climatic conditions of the
DAMAGES AGAINST SAGE.
The Supreme Court Alllrm tho IjiIiIIovt
VerJ lit for 10,0110.
Nr.w Yoiik, March 7. Tho appel
late division of tho supremo court has
iitllnned tho judgment of 810,00(1 ob
tained ugaiust Russell Sago by Will
iam R. Laidlow for injuries sustained
by the latter iu this bomb explosion
In Mr. Sage's oflice several years ugo.
The court also allowed Mr. Laidlow
S3,0U0 for counsel fees and costs.
Mlllloinilro Tootle Married.
Mamtoit, Col., March 7. I. J.
Tootle of St. Joseph, Mo., and Mrs. K.
P. Robinson of St, Louis were married
at ."i o'clock last evening in tho Cliff
house parlor, by the Rev. Crane of
FRA.NKt-oiir, Ky., March 0. High,
tccn of the leading gold standard
Democrats of tho general ussemblj'
have made a formal request or Senator
Itluckburn to withdraw from tho race
for senator. His failure to comply
will result lu at least eighteen mem
bers withdrawing their support from
K II. I.leurutu'o Kumovcd.
ToritVA, Kan., March 7. Governor
Morrill tills forenoon removed S. It.
Lieurauee, one of the police commis
sioners of Wichita, und uppolutcd in
his place Oscar Smith.
i Jll'.tn CO, NIW TOIir; 'fHl'BBOABWAT.
Ni iv Ynrl lloine "llloti Smrili
Altiickeil In the Home.
Wasiii.mhoy, March 7. The House
yesterday wiangled about four hours
over thu salaries of United Slates
marshals and the other features of the
nmendtuent to the legiskitlv e appi opri
ution bill to abolish the fee system iu
the eases of United States attorneys
nnd marshals. Interest iu that debate
was completely overshadowed by :i
sensational attack made upon Presi
dent Cleveland by .Mr. Ilartiuan. lie
publicm. of Montana, who felt him
teir poisoniilly aggrieved by .Air.
Cleveland's utterances ut the Pieshy
tcrian llomu mission meeting In Xew
York on Tuesday, and who.soleil the
opportunity allowed by the latitiideof
debate on appropriation bill to repel
the idea that thu Western Mates were
the home of evil Influences. Mr. Hurt
man sent to the clerk's desk and had
read the follow ing "Struct from Mr.
I lev eland's address:
"Thu toleration of evils and ,n af
ferenco to Christianizing and elevat
ing agencies'" in the new states of the
West, which. if unchecked, develops
into badly regulated municipalities,
corrupt and unsife ten Stories and un
"Whatever mav be my indivMual
opinion of the. president ' said Mr.
Hi.rtui.tn, "matters not. It would not
be ptoper for me to state it here. Por
the high ollice of president of the
United Slates I have a supreme re
gard. Tho legitimate functions of
that ollice an; limi.id to Uiom' enu
merated In our institution Under
tne constitution and laws I deny tho
right of tlie chief cNccutlvu to'will
fin l.v and wantonly, in nubile addres.s
or otherwise, insult any of the eitiens
of any stale of the repnbliuover which
he has been called to preside
The percentage of crime iu thoso
statis and leriitories will not eceed
'.bat found in tlu state of New York,
where the President seems to think
till virtue i esules The per capita of
veal tli of the eitiens of our state e
ceds that of any sfite in the I ulou,
save. uno. Our educational facilities
are equal to those of any cetlnn or
thu Union, and if some of 'the patriot
ism of the people oi the West had been
possessed by the President and his
friends, tin. eitiens of this leimtille
would not have been called upon to
witness the national humiliation of,
hauling down the American Hag at.
Honolulu; of begging the bankers of
Wall street and Ureal IJrltaln to save
us from llnaneial ruin, and under the
behests of this powers behind the
throne, of denying to the oppressed
eitiens of Cuba the recognition which
thu dictates of humanity and common
right demand, i Applause). It Is true
we do not get our patriotism from
Wall street, where the President gets
his. (Luughtcn. It Is true nouu of
our eitiens has possessed that partic
ular stylo of patriotism which would
enable them to save by thrift and
strict economy five times as much us
their entire income amounts to. and it
is also true that the patriotism of
thesu 'corrupt and unsafe territories
and undesirable states' have nuver yet
been able to rise to that lofty plane
or supremo wisdom and virtue'."
"It is alto true," continued Mr.
llnrtman, resuming, "that the patriot
ism or these "corrupt and unsafe ter
ritories and undesirable .states' has
never yet been able to rise to that
lofty plane of supreme wisdom ami
virtue, which enables those who
claim to occupy it to justify the sale
of thirty-year government bonds of u
year ago for loi when that very day
ten-year bonds were selling at .Oil.
On behalf of the eitiens of the states
and territories thus slandered and
maligned by the chief executive 1 here
and now repel the insult and respect
fully suggest that this greatest need of
this country for the work of the mis
sionary, the schoolmaster ami tho
statesman will bo found at tho White
house. (Laughter and applause )
Tills closed this incident.
NEWS IN BRIEF.
Miss Clara Rarton says thatsho be
lieves that Russia has Mopped the mas
sacre of Armenians.
Judge Springer decided that "In
truders" Iu tho Cherokee nation liuvo
no real estate rights.
The defrvt of tho Italians has weak
ened tho Dreibund, and the European
powers may bo regrouped.
It is said that Congressman Tursnov
has been slated to succeed Consul (Icn
eral Williams ut Havana.
The femalo government clerks have
erected u statue to (iuneral Spinnor,
who lirst tfavo woman a government
Tho nppointment of J. H. Mulligan
of Kentucky to bo consul general to
Capetown. South Africa, haa boon
Naval oflicials havo sunt circulars
to all naval militia communilors tat
Information or marine conditions In
Minister Terrell has cablotl from
Constantinople that thero luvro boon
no massacres in Armenia worth notlo
ing for two months.
John Hayes lluinmor.tl htin cabled to
Secretary Olnoy that tho 1,'oors treat
him well, but ho would upprt-olato tho
Americans keeping their eyes upon
Kansas rondn havu bom eilwl to ap
pear before tho Interstate Commerce,
Commission to answer i: charge of dis
criminating ugnlnni tho Sou thorn
ports in tho matter of rates on export
J. Piorpont Morgan la in charsfo of
thu Ualthnoronr.d Ohio reorganization
plan. It In enUI thai tho rond needs
numey immediately to purchase addi
tional equipment, ami thr-l receivers'
certificates fa.-a largo jimtmnt will bo
Jtunk Bobbers Folleil nt Crcede.
CmiF.nE. Col., March 7. It has just
become known that an attempt was
made March 1 to rob tho safe of tho
county treasurer. Tho robbers bored
a libit! in thu safe door and worked this
combination, but the safe was empty,
5S,oiK) having been removed to a batik
but tho day before.
Nunk In tho llmlnon.
Potioiihi:i:i'siK, X, Y., March 7. -Tha
steamer John L. Harbrnuck, which
piles between New York and Pough
iteepslo, ran on tho New Hamburg reef
yesterduy and sank. Her passengers
were taken off, She wns built tu 1EC4
at u cost of SlOO.O'JQ.
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