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'TWAS ALL FOll DEWKY
Mast Magnificent Marino Spcotaolo J3vor
Boon in nn Amorican Fort.
WORMY Of THE NATION'S HERO
Cr.iftn of All Herrlpllnn Make Up the
Imminii riontliifr I'rncriiiliin News
paper ICtllnmte There Were l.nno.000
Visitors In Nimt York to Witness Hid
Demonstration .'luluto nt (Irnnt'i
NEW YORK, Sept. 30. No Itonmn
conqueror roturnod from his triumph of
bnrbarlo nplonitor, no victorious king
coming homo from 11 successful war
over rccolvcd such n mnKiiinccnt ova
tion na ovorwholmcd Admiral Dowoy
yciitordny nn ho stood on tho bridge of
tho Olymplii nt tho head of a mag
nlflcont (loot ot thunilcrers of tho deep,
followed by a thousnnd vchhoIh ot
peace, each tlorod and coated black
with people, and Halted over tho bright
wutora of tho upper bay and up tho
broad pathway of tho min-llt river
whoso banks wero Kay with million:!
of flngu and eti canters dancing In tin)
Tho nky wan bluo, tho water rippled
under tho fresh wind that held llngi
out Btralght and Jaunty, and the
wharvca and plorM, and rocky height?
nnd grassy knolls wore black with
frantic, enthusiastic pooplo who
ntrlvcd weakly to make their rhout
lionrd above tho perfect bedlam of toot
ing whistles that nccompnulcd tho ad
miral niihoro nnd afloat.
Ah tho toml. of Gcnoral drant on
Illvorsldo drlvo was reached tho licet
paid Itti tribute to tho memory of tho
Krcat warrior with a national saluto ot
twonty-ono roaring nuns. Tho fleet
then anchored nnd reviewed tno al
most ondloss procession of craft thp.'
b teamed past, nil bo nuruened witli
humanity that they looked as if they
would turn over boforo they got back
to their piers.
Toward tho end, thu parado becumi
disorganized, and It took noma for
tho hoterogenootiB llotllla to get by.
Darkness at la3t brought relief to tho
tired admiral, who had r.tood on tho
bridge for six hours bowing his ac
knowledgments to tho stentorian ex
pressions of homage.
Now York Iui3 novcr witnessed bo
foro nnythlng approaching this won
derful, romnrkanlo demonstration. Tho
Columbian naval parade, tho dedica
tion of (Irant'a tomb and the recep
tion of tho North Atlantic squadron
last fall all pnlu before this gigantic
ovation to tho sailor, who In a ulngle
morning destroyed an onemy'H licet
without tho loss of a man or n ship.
It Is not hoy mm the mark to nay that
3,000,000 peoplo vlowed the pageant
from ashore and that 250,000 wero
When Now York turned out to tho
colobrntlon this morning a light haze
. hu.(? over, tho harbor, but this wan
noon burned up by tho bright sun
which bathed sea and city In Its bril
liant radlnnco. Tho wind was strong
nnd gusty and kept tho flags snapping.
Tho wntcr rippled tinder tho fresn
brcezo and tho dancing little wavo3
Hoemcd to rnlso their crusty heads in
anticipation ot a sight of tho con
queror. I'ooplo who went down tho bay wer
lost In their admiration ot the display
of bunting nlong tho water front. On
tho oast river 'rom tho brlilgo to the
nattory, whero tho sailing craft lay In
droves, tho ships were covered with
mien n mass of color that might bo
compared to a mnplo-grown hillside In
doop nutumn. Every craft In tho har
bor was dceked out from stem to stem
with all tho grace and attractiveness
known to shippers. Hut the dlsplny In
tho east rlvor was not to bo compared
with that of tho north river, up which
tho procession was to pass.
From tho pcaka of ovory pier long
ropes strung with lings of every hue
woro st fetched to tho snubbing post
at tho corner, tho fronts wero decor
ntod with tho multitude of gay dovlces.
Thero wero Hags on tho staff.! and
Unco of lingo pbovo tho ropes.
CORNER STONE WILL DE LAID.
tali-jr lllfilmltlcs itt Ohlc.iKti H'tM to lit,
CHICAGO. 111., Sept. 30. At mid
night tho differences between organ
ized labor nnd tho festival and todorai
committees woro amicably adjusted
nnd It was announced that the corncr
Btcno of tho now postolllco would bo
laid on October 9, In accordance with
tho original program. Tho compro
mlBO was renched after two days of
conforonco between members or tho
organized labor. Under tho terms ot
agreement the cornerstone will bo cut
by union men from a block ot Illinois
GOSSIP NAMES MEIKLEJPHN.
lay He Appointed (inventor of tlio
CHICAGO, Sept. 30. A dispatch
to tho Record from Washington says:
Tho apparently reliable. Information
that tho president Is about to appoint
n civil governor for tho Philippines
1b nlroady causing gossip ns to who
tno man may bo.
Tho uumo of Oeorge 1). Molklcjolm.
nsslBtant secretary of war, 13 most
frequently mentioned. Ho has tho
conlldenco of tho president and baa
nhown hlmsolf to pos3ass administra
tive nbl.tty of high older m his work
in tho War department.
Kegulatlon DurliiR War.
PR10TORIA, Sept. 30. Tho govern
ment has issued notices of tho order
to bo maintained during war. iho
mUips wll continue to work, reasona
bio protection being nfforded. Tho
liquor trado h proutblted and special
police will maintain order. Tho Hand
gold produced during tho war Is to ho
deposited with tho government, which
will mint thero, from sufficient to pay
its working expenses. Tho rest will
too roturned' after tho war. Strict pass
port regulaUonn have also bea provided.
LOOKS VERY WARLIKE.
Situation In t tin Transvaal Appear to It
Morn (!rltlriil Thiin hvor.
LONDON, Sept. 30. (Now York
World Cablegram.) I obtained last
night from a high ministerial notirco
thn following authentic fncts concern
ing yesterday's fnterul meeting of tho
Hrltlsh cablnot. When tho ministers
nsscmblcd thoy wero already In pos
sosnlon of u draft of Chamberlain's
proposed ultimatum to tho Iloer repub
lic. Tho torma of tno settlement laid
1. Tho substitution of tho articles ot
tho Pretoria convention of 1881. for
those of tho London convention of 1884.
loapcctlng tho Iloer republic's relations
with foreign powers. This substitu
tion means tho abolition of all rights
on tho part of tho public to deal with
foreign powerii and would amnly recall
Dr. i.eydn na Iloer commissioner in
2. Tho abolition of nil legislation re
specting aliens adopted by tho republic
sluco 1881. This would remove nil dis
abilities placed by successive Door
ordinances on tho outlnndcrs.
3. Tlio granting of municipal auto
nomy to tho Hand. This would glvo
control of all local alTalrs nueh ua
police, sanitation, nnd ho forth, to tho
district mainly Inhabited by tho out
landcr population. It la tho rovlvnl
of n scheme of homo rulo for tho Hand,
suggested by Clinmbcrlnln to lCrugcr
after tho Jamiesou raid and contempt
uously refused by Krugcr.
4. The removal of all religious disa
bilities. At present Catholics nnd .Iowa
are disabled from holding many olllces,
even tho most Important kind.
r, Thn disarmament of the two great
foils which command .Johannesburg.
The repot t that nr. aln demands a
population Indemnity for military out
lays already Incurred is not accurate,
thougn It Is tho intention of the gov
ernment to ralso that question in duo
course. Finally, 1 may add, tho repub
lic Is called upon to donoiinco Its treaty
or 1872 with Portugal under which it
is empowered to Import arms and am
munition from Dolngoa bay through
Thesa may bo accepted as entirely
accurate, precise Hrltlsh proposals.
They woro adopted by tho cabinet, but
no dispatch was forwarded to Pretoria
laHt night and a further cablnot meet
ing has been eallcit for Tuesday. Tho
ministers woro much surprised that
Kruger had not sent any reply to their
dispatch of last Friday, but ho Booms
to havo delayed It deliberately to em
barrass his enemies, as It is expected
OTIS REPORTS O.N MOVEMENT.
Itrsults In Clearing the Country for
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30. General
Otis today cabled tho following re
port of tho capture ot Porae:
"Lawton's troops nt Calumplt and
San Fornnndo, where concentration
was taking plnco, ordered to cover tho
country near Mexico, Guaga, Uacolor
and Santa HIta. iwncArthur ordered
to take hlu troops and clear tho coun
try west nnd In tho vicinity ot Porac,
which ho did yesterday, advancing on
Porno at an early hour with tho Ninth
Infantry nnd Thirty-sixth voluntocra,
capturing t'orac and driving tho ene
my north. Wheaton, nt Angoles, kept
back tho enemy on his north nnd
moved his forco westward to Intercept
Poino Insurgents, but thoy rotrcatcd'
by tho mountain roads. ResultB In
clearing tho country preparatory to
future operation. Our casualties at
Porac wero live wounded. Wheaton
does not roport any casualties. Cap
tured ouo olllcor and several- enlisted
men; somo twenty of tho enemy
killed; number wounded unknown."
INSURGENTS ARE MASSING.
ICsriprd Siunlli I'rlviner Dntcrllii's Mill'
t'lirito'M lletrent from I'orae.
MANILA, Sept. 30. Now York
World Special An escaped Spanlsn
prisoner, who has entered the Ameri
can lines, snys that General Mascardo,
with S00 Insurgents, began to retreat
out of Porae yesterday im soon ns tho
placo was attacked. Ho moved to a
Calumplt mountain stronghold, to tho
westward, whero 1,500 othor Insur
gents wero massed and where also tho
Insurgents havo powder works.
Four prisoners from tho captured
American gunboat urdunotn wero In
Porac and wero tnken to Calumplt by
the retreating enemy. Letters regard
ing tho return of tho American prison
er now in tho Phlltppiuo Islands are
passing both ways. A flag of truco
will probably bo Bent In tomorrow.
It Is poslblo that Lieutenant Gllmoro
nnd his ooat's crow of tho Yorktuwn
will not bo nmong thoso surrendered
now. JOHN F. HAbS.
Vent Mnl Asylnm HnriK.
LITTLE HOCK, Ark.. Sopt. 30. At 2
o'clock yesterday morning tiro broko
out in tho Arkansas Doat Mute Institu
tion, one nilli'B weal of tho city limits
nnd gained such headway that all tho
brick buildings comprising tho Insti
tution will bo destroyed. Twenty-five
tenchors anil other employes sleeping
In the main building woro rescued.
There wero no pupils in tho buildings,
tho annual vacation not having termi
nated. Loss about $100,000 with no
MtT VI tit Xehraskit.
WASHINGTON. D. C, Sept. 30.
While tho official Itinerary of President
McKlnley Is being mndo up with n
vlow of visitation to several points In
tho northwest decided upon, be has not
definitely stated that ho would not
visit Nebraska. Theio nro sovoral
routes by which tho president can still
visit Nebraska nnd moot his other
Cattle Itiililrm Hold,
CHKYHNNF., Wyo., Sept. 30. Man-
ago. Gleason of tho Warron Llvo stock
company received word today that tho
preliminary hearing of tho persons
arrested ror raiding tho company's
sheep In Logan county, killing Blxty
of tho nnlmnls, and beating tho herd
er, ins resulted In tho accused being
bound over to tho district court for
trial. Tho men nro Hunter Smith,
William Hegdau, Charles and Prontlco
McEhulnffer. Ono of tho men Is tho
owner ot a largo herd of cattle, ono
Is tho foreman for a largo cattlo out-
J fit and tho other two aro employes.
Would Shift His Difficulties Into
Field of Diplomaoy,
SOME SORT Of RECOGNITION
Urn Wishes to Henil Civilian Govern
mental Commission to Discuss Hltun
lion Write Tetter to tlio I'rnldent
of tho Ilcpul.llt" OIL Willing to Cor
respond With lllm mi Uoiierul of tlio
MANILA, Oct. 2. Augulnaldo'B
third attempt to shift tho difficulties
into tho field ot diplomacy 1b a repe
tition of tho other ono or two, wi.n
nn Impocalblo ondonvor to obtain somo
sort of recognition ot his so-called
The Filipino envoys had an hour's
conference with General Otis this
morning. Thoy brought from Augul
naldo a messago that Ho desired peaco
and wished to send u civilian gov
ernmental commission to discuss tho
situation. General Otis replied that it
was impossible for him to recognize
Agulnaldo'a govornment In that way.
Thoy presented n letter from Agui
unldo as "president of tho republic,"
which wuu largely a repetition of his
recent appeals tor recognition. General
OtlB Informed them that whllo ho was
willing to correspond with Agulnaldo
ns general ot tho Insurgent forces nc
must positively uecllno to recognize
him as president of tho civil govern
ment. Another conference will bo hold
Tho Filipinos will remain two or
throe days. Their movements are unre
stricted, but thoy nro under tho con
stant chaperonugo of Captain John
son ot tho Sixteenth Infantry. Today
they vlsltod the hospitals and distrib
uted monoy among tho wounded Fili
pinos, after which they mado calls and
received vUltoro at their hotel.
Natives In their Sunday clothing
thronged tno plaza In front of tho ho
tel all day stretching their necks to
ward tho window for a glimpso of the
showy uniforms of tho envoys. The
nhsomblago Anally Increased to 1,000
people. When tho envoys emerged
for nn afternoon drivo tho natives re
moved their hats deferentlnily, and a
crowd In vehicles or ou foot followed
the carriage tnrough tho streets.
"We desire peace, but peace with
Independence and honor," tald Gon
ernl Alojandrino today, whllo convers
ing with a representative of tho Asso
ciated Press. Ho Impresses ono ns dig
nified and Impnsslonato and as a keen
man of tho world. Ho was educated
In Kuropo and designed the temarka
blo entrenchments from Manila to
Tarac. Whllo reticent regarding his
mission, his conversation throws nn
interesting light on tho Filipino view
of tho American attitude.
"How long enn tho Filipino army
and pcoplo stand 60,000 American
troops?" naked tho roprcscntatlvo ot
tho Associated Press.
"Fighting lu our way wo can main
tain a utato of war and tho necessity
of a largo army of occupation lnaclln
Itely. You Americans aro holding a
fow miles around Manila, a narrow
lino of railroad to Angeles nud n cir
cle of country mound San Fornnndo.
nut you are Ignorant of tho resources
ot Luzon. Wo hold tho lmmeuso rich,
productlvo northern country from
which to draw. Our people contrib
ute tho money nna food which mnln
tnln our army and this Is done nt a
minimum of cost.
"It Is an Interesting question what
tho cost to tho American peoplo Is of
maintaining tho Amorican troops In
tho Philippines. Wo do not, of course,
know tho nmount, but It must bo ex
cessive. Wo percclvo what nn Amer
ican soldier requires in this climate.
On tho other hand a Filipino exists
with a handful ot rice and a pair of
llnon trousers. Wo do not have to pay
our soldiers and can practically hold
up their wages as long as wo de3lre.
Even without our present supply of
arms nnd ammunition we could keep
your army occupied for ycara.
"With an expense that grows dally
how long will your peoplo Btnnd it?
Tho Filipino peoplo do not wish to
contlnuo tho lighting. Wo havo no
army contractors. Wo havo no busi
ness men making prollts from the
malntcnanco o four army; there Is
nothing In It for us, nor aro tho sala
ried largo enough to keep us lighting
for money and position."
A CONFLICT APPEARS NEAR.
l'licsday Nuinail us tlio liny for Dorlnra
tlon of Wnr.
LONDON, Oct. 2. Tho Berlin corro
r.pondont of tho Dally News says: Ad
vices from Tho Hague say: Dr. Lcydcs
has named Tuesday as tho day for n
formal declaration of war by tho Doors.
Thero Is an unconfirmed rumor in cir
culation hero that Queen Victoria has
written Queen Wllholmlna of tha
Netherlands, deploring tho turn events
havo tnken In South Africa and assur
ing tho Dutch monarch thnt Bho has
gone to tho utmost limits of hor con
stitutional rights In her efforta to se
JOHANNP.SnunG.Oct. 2. Tho com
manding orders nro completed and the
burghers aro ready for tho field. A
large body passed through tho town
yosterday afternoon. Uuslness haJ
virtually censed. The merchants havo
ilnlshed barricading their promises and
tho proprietors of tho drinking saloon3
expect to receive a notification to cloco
their establishments tomorrow.
TrunnporU Soil for Mn illn.
SAN FHANOISCO, Oct. 2. Tho re
maining companies of tho Thirty-second
regiment sailed touny for Manila
on tho transports Glonoglo and
Chnrles Nelson. Companies A, K, V,
O, K, L and M and tho rcglmontal
band, unaer command of Colonel
Louts A. Craig, went on tho Glonoglo,
nnd Companies C nndl), under com
mand of Major Charles E. Cabell,
wont on the Nelson. Tho Glenoglo
and the Nelson are ot about the samo
Bneed. fourteen knots. Thoy will
I touch nt Honolulu and are expected
to roach Manila together.
WILL APPEAL TO M'KINLEY.
Htory that lraprl.on-il Minor Are Ilclnc
Hulijnntcil to riinlnlimoiiM.
DENVER, Oct. 2.-A special to the
Nows from Anaconda, Mont., says:
President IJoyco of tho Western
Federation of Minors will Immediate
ly appeal to President McKlnley In
behalf of tho imprisoned Coour
d'Aleno miners at vardnor.
For tho last eight days, It Is allegod,
all tho prisoners havo bcon kept on a
bread and water dlot and for trivial
violations of prison rules havo been
punished by bolng obliged to stand
for eight hours Immovable In the hot
Btin. For refusing to work the straw
has been tnken from tholr bunks and
they havo been compelled to sleep on
tho bare boards. No tobneco 13 per
mitted nnd no visitors aro allowed to
speak to tho piUoncrs.
It Is alleged thnt under tnoao un
usual punishments tho prisoners are
rapidly breaking down In health nnd
fome, under tho sun ordeal, have be
come crazed. These men havo been
Imprisoned flvo months without trial
nnd In tho meantime two sessions
of the district court havo been held.
Senator Carter will bo asked to UBe
his Influence with tho War depart
NORTH DAK0TANS AT HOME.
One Contlnnoun Oration From the Time
They from tho Stnto Line.
FAHGO, N. D., Oct. 2. Tho North
Dakota volunteers reached their na
tive state yesterday after an nbaenco
ot Bcventccn months, ono yoar of
which was spont in tho Philippines.
Tho troops, in two speclnl trains,
reached tho state lino from San Fran
cisco early yesterday morning, and
from Dickinson, tho homo ot Com
pany K, to Fargo, the homo of Com
pany D, every town nlong tho lino
yelled Itself hoarse in honor of the
Great crowds wel 'timed thorn at
Dlsmnrck, Jamestown und Valley
City. All companies stopped nnd
dined nt Jamoatown at 3 o'clock.
Fnrgo was reached at 8 o'clock to
night nnd 10.000 pcoplo nnd dozens ot
ntcam whistles und br3 and salutes
of artillery by tho Lisbon battery
mndo tho occasion unparalleled in
YELLOW TEVER INCREASES.
I'orly-Klfjlil Nuir Cue nt New York Aro
1'ou ml nml Ilcportril.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 2. There
wero forty-eight new cases of yellow
fever and two deaths at Key West to
day according to tonight's marine hos
pital Borvlco advices. Passed Assistant
Surgeon Smith wired that tho condi
tions nt the detention camp nt Dry
Tortugna remain good and that ho
has notified the Key West authorltloT
that after this week the camp will bo
closed. Tho camp, which Is for tho
benefit of refugees from Key West,
will have been In oporntlon four weeks,
nnd tho authorities bollcvo with this
week adequate opportunity will havo
been given tho Key West pooplo to
leave. Tho official dispatches ehow
that tho tomperaturo nt New Orlcaua
last mght and today recorded 57 de
grees and report n heavy frost at Hat
tlesburg, Miss., and in Northern Loui
siana. Miami reports no now cases or
DEWEY NEEDS REST BADLY.
Function of I.nt Wexk Trove Almost
Ton Much for lilt Strength.
NEW YORK, Oct. 2. Tho functions
and the receptions that have figured so
prominently in tho dally Hfo ot Ad
miral Dewey since his arrival off
Saudy Hook last Tuesday morning
havo proven almost too much for his
strength. The admiral baa beon under
such a perpetual physical und nervous
strain that ho Is now nlmost exhausted.
Saturday's ceremonies wero tho most
taxing on bin strength ot any that he
has yet had to undergo, and ho uppear
cd today looking pale and worn. De
nplto tho fact that ho retired early Sat
urday evening nnd enjoyed u good
night's rest, tho ndmlral yesterday was
too fatigued to do more than remain
In his room tho greater part of tho
time and rest quietly.
Concrr 4111-wi llurkctt III.
LINCOLN. Neb., Oct.. 2. Congress
man S. J. Iiurkctt is seriously ill nt
his residence in this city. Ho was
taken sick lust Thursday, and on yes
terday tho announcement was mado
that ho would ho compollod to can
cel somo speaking engagements ho
had mado, nud it was also stuted that
tho Illness wns from nn attack ot ap
pendicitis. Dr. E. L. Holyoko, tho
physlclnn In nttondunco, Bald today
that tno condition of the patient was
critical, but hopeful, and that It did
not indicate tho necessity for nn op
oration. Tonight tho patlont's condi
tion is reported to bo about tho samo
as during tho dny.
(Inrmnny Wnuti Koit.
CHICAGO, 111., Oct, 2. Dartholomao
Kost, tho Austrian, who Is accused ot
the murder of his fiance, Mary Vodlca,
nt Bremen, Gormnny, that ho might
return to Vienna, Austria, to marry his
present wife, Anna Schlmcrn, lott horo
today, In charge of two detectives, on
his wny back to Gorraany, to answer
to the charge of murder. Tho woman
tor whom ho Is alleged to havo uono
murder did not accompany him.
Squadron Hull VrliUy. '
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2. Admiral
Sampson telogrnphed Secretary Long
that tho North Atlantic squadron will
sail on the 5th Inst, for Hampton
Roads, where tho change In tho commander-in-chief
will nko placo and
tho winter manouvers bo mapped out
Don't I.IUo C.lrl Muilrnti.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Oct. 2. Tho
agitation that has waged nt Wosloyan
unlvorslty rolntlvo to co-cducatlon hna
bad tho effect of reducing the fresh
man clcss to sovon women this year,
whoreas thero wero twcnty-flvo last
year, which wbb tho largest In tho his
tory of tho college. This year's frosh
man class will numbor 101, which is
but few less than tho entorlng class
last year. The studonts as a body aro
opposed to co-education and tho de
crease ot women students is vory grat-
I ;rlng to their
vn i m
Thej Kill Two and Wouud Eight of
FIGHTING DY THE 4TH INFANTRY
They I!nr the Itrnnt of tlio lluttlo
Blnjor l'rlro Itrqurntn llenr Admiral
Wiitnon to Send Ttro Uunhoiit to Ills
Aislilnnce Filipino Colonel Killed.
MANILA, Oct. 3. The Fourth In
fantry, Mnjor Prlco commanding, hns
had n scries of encounters with the
insurgents about Imus since Saturday.
The natives woro led, it is supposed,
by a former mayor of Imua and made
a gcnoral attack on tho American
linos from Imus to Dacolor.
A captain nnd a corporal of the
American forces were killed and eight
men were wounded. A Filipino col
onel Is known to have been killed.
Mnjor Prlco requested Renr Admiral
Watson to send two gunboats to his
Tho fighting began on Saturday,
when Captain Drown took tho same
battalion thnt distinguished Itself at
Perez Das Marinas and Lieutenant
Knnbcnshtic's hcouIs against n large
forco of lnsurgonts on tho Perez Das
Marinas road nnd n general engage
ment followed. Tho Boldlers lying In
the rice fields kept up n fire for nn
hour nnd n half, when reinforcements
were sent them. Tho Insurgents re
treated. The lighting yesterday began with
nn attack by the insurgents on n party
repairing the telegraph line, one mem
ber of which wnB wounded.
The Filipino envoyB called on Ma
jor General Otis today and discussed
matters with no result.
General Alcjandrlno sntd to a repre
sentative of thcA8soctated Press thnt
ho had no In&tructlons except to de
liver a letter, which was rejected. He
will return to Tarlac tomorrow.
An expedition composed of nn ar
mored flatbont, armed with two three
pounders, with the gunboats Helena,
Petrel and Mlndoro escorting It, pro
ceeded yesterday to Orenl for tho pur
pose of bombarding that placo, laud
ing 200 marines nnd bluejackets nnd
raining tho wrecked gunboat Urdanctn.
The gunboats will approach to about
2,700 yards of Orenl and tho ilntboat
will enter tho river. Tho expedition
will return tomorrow.
MNSEN IS FOR CO-OPERATION.
Bnyii tho Crruter Nation Micmlcl I'.xploru
tho Polar Itecloim.
RERUN, Oct. 3. Dr. Nnnscn, the
Arctic explorer, said today to tho cor
respondent hero of tho Associated
"Tho United States ought to Join
Great Hritaln and Germany In co
operative polar exploration. Thus the
three progressive nations would work
for tho common good ot mankind and
science. If the polar districts are ever
to bo thoroughly explored It will prob
ably bo duo to such Joint action."
Poultney Hlglow has presented a
written motion for ndoptlon by the
International Geographical congress
Baying that hereafter each colonial
power pledges Itself to aubmlt such
new methods or questions tolatlvo to
the treatment of natives ns may come
up from tlmo to time to a permanent
international commltteo empowered
to decide upon them. This proposi
tion coincides with that of Andruw
White, tho United States ambassador
horo, mado at tho recent peace confer
ence nt Tho Hague.
Monthly Trrnmry fitntomont
WASHINGTON, D. C. Oct. 3. The
monthly statement of the comptroller
of the currency Bhows that tho total
circulation of national bank notes
on September 30, 1809, was ?243,290,
128, an Increase for the year ot ?7,
933,178, and an Increase for the mouth
of $1,218,330. Tho circulation based
on United States bonda was $207,314,
173, nn lncrcnso for tho year of $2,
58,110, and an Increase for tho month
Tho circulation secured by lawful
monoy amounted to $35,075,053, nn In
crease for tho year of $5,C75,0C8, und
an lncrcnso for tho month of $77,512.
Tho nmount ot United States regist
ered bonds on deposit to secure cir
culating notes vns $231,515,510, and
o secure public deposits, $70,301,910.
Carter' Trip to I'riHnii.
NEW YORK, Oct. 3. Ex-Cnptatn
Oberlln M. Cnrtcr, who Is confined In
n cell In Castlo William, Governor's
Island, will probably be taken to pris
on at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to
day or Wednesday.
General Mcrrltt has been notified
that tho official papers will reach him
from Washington by mall tomorrow.
As soon ns possible thereafter Captain
Carter will bo removed from Govern
Aec'dent to i ItalUionUt.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3. Albert
McPherson, a young aeronaut, was
hurled from tho trapeze bar of a D.1I1
loon near Glen pnrk nnd bo scr-lousl?
Injured thnt ho will die. Tho ba-i
loon, after rising n iihort distance,
drifted along until tho trapeze ropei
etuek an electric light wire, ovet1
which MePhotson was thrown.
Ileturn Confederate Fluff,
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Oct. 3. Indi
ana Is cnnylng back to tho south tho
confederate flag which hor soldiers
captured from Terry's Toxas rangers
In tho civil wnr. Accompanied by the
members of his Btaff and the repre
sentatives of the Indlann public, Goy
crnor Mouut set out on the errnad
today. Tho formal exercises Incident
to the return of tho flag will take
placo Thursday nt the Toxas state
fair at Dallas. Governor Mount tfM
make a: address In returning the qag
and the response will bo by Governor
Bayers of Texas.
DEWEY IN WASHINGTON.
A TrlninpliM Journey from Hevr York to
tho Nrtllonal Capital.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 Tho home
coming of Admiral Dowey for hence
forth tho national capital is to be his
home was mado the reason for tho
greatest trlbuto evor paid by Wash
ington to any Individual. After tho
preliminary welcome, In Itself unsur
passed In its kind, It remained for tho
highest and grcatcct In tho official
world to hold out the hnnd of greet
ing to tho famous admiral and to
Join with tho people who nro to be
his fellow citizens in bidding him wel
come. Tho citizens had mado every
preparation to make tho occasion
worthy ot their hero. Tho decora
tions woro elaborate. Pennsylvania
nvcnuo wna one mass of colored bunt
ing nlong tho entire line of march
from tho station to tho Whlto House,
and, not content with this, few pri
vate citizens failed to mako somo dis
play of color on their residences.
His Journey here from Now York
was one continuous ovation limit"-.!
In Its Intensity only by tho doaslty
of population. Tho decorated social
truln which left the Pennsylvania
railroad ferry Blip in Jersey City nt
1:50 in tho afternoon was fully In
keeping with ita distinguished pass
enger. It was made up of flvo cars
of tho Pennsylvania's prlzo apodal
tho Atlanta, n dining car, a combina
tion smoker nnd threo parlor cars
for tho accommodation of tho Wnsh
lngton reception committee. Tho
special was given a clear track, nnd
the run to Washington was mado
without a stop, except at Gray's Fer
ry, on tho outskirts of Philadelphia,
whoro engines were changed and n
new train crew came uboard.
fIGHTING SOON EXPECTED.
rroonblllty of h Clnah In a D.ty or Tno
LONDON, Oct. 3. A special dis
patch from Pretoria says that General
Jan Lock will command tho Doer
forces on tho Natal border, Command
nnt Cronje on tho southwestern nnd
General Schalkbergcr on tho oastem
frontier, while General Malan will bo
In command at Rustlnburg. Altogother
there will be nine generals In com
mnnd of tho columns.
A complete plan of campaign has
been arranged with tho Orange Freo
Stnto. A rlgoroim censorship Is main
tained over all press telegrams.
President Krugcr addressed tho
troops which started to tho Natal bor
der Sundny, appealing to their patri
otism, and wished them Godspcad.
Fighting Is expected by Wednesday.
SEVEN THOUSAND MEN THERE.
Amcrlruns In Good forco In Vltlnlty of
WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 3. No
ofllclp.l advices had been received In
Washington up to tonight concerning
the reported engagement with tho ln
surgonts nt Dacoor by tho troops
under the command ot Genornl Grant.
I am told that there nre about 7,000
American troops under tho command
of Generals Grant and Young la the
southern part of tho island ot Luzon,
within easy reach of Dacoor an am
plo force, tho authorities say, to cope
with the number of insurgents sup
posed to bo In that vicinity.
ANDREE CROSSES THE POLE.
Uiioy Ticked Up Troves to Ilo Whnt Was
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 3. Tho
buoy marked "Andree Polar Expedi
tion," which, with an anchor attach
ed, was found September 9 on tho
north coast of King Charles Island by
tho master of the Norwegian cutter
Martha Latuual;, was opened yesterdnv
In the presence of a numbor of ex
ports nud members of tho cabinet. It
wao found to bo tho so-called north
polo buoy which Andreo had urrangod
to drop If he succeeded In passing tho
WnutK Npuln to Act.
MADRID, Oct. 3. El Liberal today
declnres that Spain cannot remain In
different to the events transpiring In
tho Transvaal In vlow of tho existence
of tho Anglo-Portugueso treaty, by tha
terms of which In tho event of Great
Britain becoming engaged In a war
with another power. Portugal Is ob
liged to mobilize 100,000 men nnd al
low Grent Hritaln to use her forts nnd
nrscnnlB. El Liberal follows up this
extraordinary assertion with tho
Btntement that a secret convention also
provides that Portugal will cedo Great
Britain Lourcnza Marqucz, on tho
north side of Dolagoa bay, and Mozam
bique, on the east const of Africa, and
calls on tho government to tnko dis
creet measures In tho interest of Spain.
McKlnlr;' InterTentlon Anked.
NEW YORK, Oct. 3. Charles D.
Plorco, consul general of tho Orango
Freo State, today received n cable
gram relative to affairs In tho Trans
vaal. Consul Plorco Bald that the ca
ble was of nuch n naturo that ho could
not mako It public, but ho was at lib
erty to say that tho president of tho
Orango Freo Stnto had mado an In
effectual offort to lnduco President Mc
Klnley to request other powerful na
tions to act with tho Unltod States as
arbitrators between England nnd tho
Trnnsvaal. Mr. Pierce said that tho
warm nnd closo relations botweon
Great Drltuin nnd tho United States
prevented Prenidont McKlnley moving
In so a momentous n matter.
drain Importer at Liverpool.
LIVERPOOL, Oct. 3.-lmporta of
whent during tho last weok: From
Atlantic ports, 87,300 quarters; Pacific
ports, Ji?no; other ports, 27,000 qunr-
ters. Imports of American corn into
Liverpool during tho past week wor
The line mines of Missouri nnd Kan
sas aro again to abut down. 'Hie zinc
mlnera' association oo decreed at its
meeting last week. Tho shut down
to bo general and will conjmence Oc
tobor 2, to contlnuo till further aotlco.
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