Defiance Express in Defiance, Ohio
9 Feb 1899

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9 Feb 1899

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Defiance Express (Newspaper) - February 9, 1899, Defiance, Ohio Pc 0 of a 0 we jump a Quot it i of it Cit the All printed at Home vol. Ohio thursday february1899. No 9 new and up to Date Paine a celery compound Terest in Manila never failed to cure diseases of the kidneys and liver. A i Isis in next door to Yingling a. To cd a o Sweet Pes be no More is fondly hugged by officials at Washington. Dogs of War let Loose. How news of cattle is received by the . Hoped it would de otherwise while then in Tho utmost co Narite Iii general Olin Ami Admiral Len icy to maintain american Tion Llumi lit Lex a lie Garde i in Tor Tuua t a. Washington feb. Dewey cabled the Navy department that hostilities had begun Between the american army and naval forces and the philippine insurgents in and about Manilla. The insurgents he said had been the aggressors and had been repulsed. The news Cutie like a Shock for the administration. Though apprised that an ugly situation prevailed in the Philippines bad Clung steadily to a Hope that by tact and patience actual fighting might be averted and even those Public men who Felt that hostilities would follow should the treaty be ratified and the United states Ai tempt to occupy the islands believed that Aguinaldo would not Force the fighting when the treaty of peace was in its most critical stage. Some senatorial opponents of ratification of the treaty adhere to their position but the general opinion in Washington is that the news from Manilla insures the ratification of the treaty at 3 p. In Dewey is first. The news of the beginning of another War came from Admiral Dewey. It seems to be Dewey a Fortune always to be Able to report favourable news and like All of his messages that have gone before this cablegram told of the Success of the american forces in action. It was with great regret however that the administration Learned that the insurgents had forced the Issue. It had hoped All along that they could be brought to see the advantages of placing their Trust in the american people and relying upon the president to Deal justly with them. The administration argued that with the philippine commission fairly on the sea in route for Manilla bringing with them messages from the president and with the peace treaty still enacted on it was not to be credited that they would refuse to wait to learn the purposes of the american government but would precipitate the Long impending conflict. While this was True the officials Here and the officers in Manilla had not been Blind to the threat contained in the situation there and every preparation has been made for just what occurred. It is now acknowledged that fear of an outbreak in Luzon was the explanation for the much commented on failure of general Miller to Force a Landing at Iloilo on the Island of Panay Otis Felt that he wanted All of the troops at a Ilia where was located the Center of danger. Part of Millers Force therefore was returned to Manilla and that general was left with one regiment of regulars and a battalion of artillery just sufficient to take advantage of any defection in his front but not enough to Force his Way ashore and hold his own. Then rather As a formal Auto Lori nation for he did not need the instruction Dewey was told to co operate fully with general Otis in any measures the latter might take. Some of the american warships were quietly moved into positions where they perfectly commanded the insurgent trenches mid defences and could Shell them with effect in Case of an outbreak. This movement was effected More than to Days ago and the administration has not Felt serious apprehension of general Otis ability at least to Hild his own. President Mckinley took the View that perhaps under a strict conduction of tin t. In of Tho protocol which still holds be cd in the absence of the ratification of the treaty he lacked authority to extend Tho Field of occupation of the americans. The f it that the insurgents themselves have been the first to break the to co probably releases the United slates a verment from further i in his respect so that general Otis was unquestionably warranted in the opinion of the administration officials in extending his lines As Dewey reports he has done. Tho situation is regarded Here As rather anomalous from a diplomatic standpoint. Legally the filipinos Are still Spanish subjects. Therefore if lies Ile operations continue outside of the limits of Manilla As Laid Down in the protocol it will amount to a Rose in Pion of the War with Spain at least technically. An indefinite statement. Of Fuus a noted one Little flaw in Dew eyes dispatch in that he spoke of the american army and Navy As a a generally successful a conveying just the least intimation that at some Points the results were not As satisfactory As at others. It is inferred Here that this might mean the development of weakness at some of the More exposed Points on the american lines. The forces at Manilla As shown by the records of the adjutant general a e be dec. To the Date of the last revert. Were 21,649 troops and of these there were present for duty 19,516 men. A portion of this Force the eighteenth infantry and a Battery of artillery Are at Iloilo where general Miller was sent a month or More ago. Approximately 6,000 men Are on their Way to join general Otis in four separate expeditions though none Are expected to reach Manilla for three weeks or a month. They Are As follows the fourth and four companies of the seventeenth infantry. 1,728 men under general Lawton which sailed from Gibraltar last Friday the twon Tieb infantry comprising St officers and 1,268 men under general Wheaton which left san Francisco Jan. 27, the Twenty second infantry in command of colonel Egbert which left san Francisco Early in the month and 2.000 men and officers of the third Aud seventeenth United states regiments of infantry which left new York Friday on the Sherman. There is a big transport the Sheridan now making ready in new York to carry the twelfth infantry and a battalion of the seventeenth infantry 1,820 men in All and she will Start not later than the 14th instant. That is All that can be supplied to general Otis in the Way of reinforcements according to general Corbin if the soldiers Are to be of service in this Campaign. Force of enemy unknown. No one Here knows the real strength of the insurgents opposed to general Otis. The accounts of their numbers Are conflicting and none of them comes from reliable sources. Still the Best belief of the authorities at the War department is that they number about 30.000 men but they Are not comparable to the american forces in personnel discipline or Quality of arms. It is known that they have some Mauser some Remington and a variety of other fire arms and it is suspected they have been quite plentifully supplied with ammunition from outside sources. Taken As a whole this armament is decidedly inferior to that of the american troops. Then with inexperienced officers in Many cases even the colonels of regiments being not More than 21 years of age and their Lack of knowledge of tactics they Are at a great disadvantage. Their Strong Point is their knowledge of the country and a certain fanatical bravery in onslaught that would be formidable to a Volunteer Force not Well trained to stand fire. Like the cubans they rely too much on a sword like weapon corresponding to the Machete a weapon of Little value against Long Range rifles. Besides his soldiers general Otis has at his Back in Manilla Bay commanding the City a veritable Gibraltar in Dewey a Fleet. With the vessels he has now and those about to join him Dew a we the r and cd err Rel Fri up or Vest Igat ions of prof. Edward e Phelps the discoverer of paines celery compound have robbed Disen of much of its alarming character. Nature has provided in the liver a safeguard without which every one would die from the lightest imprudence in diet. The blood i add with poisons reaches the liver the excreting fun. Tion of that Organ arrest them Aud they Are thrown Back Roth towels. This is the action of the healthy liver but this perpetual overwork at last does what Over functional activity does fur other organs impairs or destroys their excreting Power and opens the door to Brights disease and diabetes. Paige a a celery compound enables the liver to work without tearing itself to pieces. It supplies nervous Energy to the Organ and prevents irritation. It purifies the blood and does not leave the whole purifying task to one Organ whether liver kidney or bowels. It obviates the collapse of any one of these organs Aud prevents disease. It not Only regulates the nervous or a animation but directly nourishes it i sends More and better blood to Supply the wasted nervous tissues and takes the killing Strain from the kidneys. When pains appear in different parts of the body and one feels tired and depressed the use of Paine s celery compound will drive away the rheumatism pain or the tit of indigestion and Cor act the failing appetite which keeps face to closely with the digestive Power. Here is a Heartfelt letter As it was written on dec. 12 last by mrs. William Nelson who is cashier of the Cental Relief committee of Chicago a gentlemen a have used Paine a celery compound several times for the past two years for liver and kidney trouble. I have swelled up and Felt sick and bad. The doctor s Medicine never helped me bul Paine a celery compound always did. There id nothing like it it is nerve tension is disguised under a Good Many symptoms that induce thoughtless people to apply some melees local remedy when the Only lasting Relief will come from purified blood kidneys aroused to work staunch secreting abundance of digestive juices and a toured up state of the nerves. For this there is no need of further proof As to the value of Paine a celery compound than can be furnished by the readers own neighbors if you will take the pains to make inquiries. The Best test of the value of Paine s celery compound is to try it. By will have 21 ships of various types. The Fleet can not operate against troops in the Interior but undoubtedly Dewey will immediately draw a tight cordon of blockading vessels around the Island of Luzon and make a special Effort absolutely to Cut off the insurgents from the supplies and ammunition which they must have to carry on the War. Positions of forces. The members of the filipino Junta who Are in the City were shown the dispatch from Manilla and readily gave a description of the location of the places where the fighting occurred. Or. Juan Luna a member of the Junta said that the Points named in the dispatch lie to the North and East of Manilla and that the insurgent army at that place is Small a much larger Force he says is encamped to the South of the City in the direction of malate. The american outposts Are the ones formerly occupied by the spaniards on the outskirts o a a City while those held by the agents Are about a mile away to 9 North and East. The distance Between colocan and Poco the extreme Points of the fighting is six Miles. Colocan is the most northerly of the insurgent outposts. This is the town spoken of in the Manilla dispatch As having been bombarded by the Charleston and Concord. Or. Luna claimed that it was impossible for the american shells to have done any damage there As the place is protected from the Bay by a Range of Hills fur that Renore the american ships could not take up a position close to the Shore Piir it or it top shallow water in that Vicinity. Balik Balik where the insurgents lad two Field pieces lies to the East of colocan and much nearer to the american lines being close to Panda can and Poco. These two Small towns Are a very Short distance from Tondo the american outpost and almost directly West of Santa Mesa. They Are on a Road running eastward from Manilla. The positions which the americans held at the beginning of the fight or. Luna Claire were formerly occupied by the filipinos. At the siege of Manilla he says the natives drove the spaniards from these positions and tack Possession of them but finally gave them up at the request of general Otis falling Back about a mile where they established new defences. Some of these were captured by Tho americans. Linn Kell a i inequality. Washington f. 8.�?by unanimous judicial y committee of the House decided to recommend the repeal of what is said to be the last remnant of disqualification against those serving in the confederacy thereby allowing sex Confederate soldiers to serve on Federal grand and Petit juries. Quay s trial postponed. Philadelphia feb. 8.�?the trial of senator Quay his son Richard r. Quay and sex state treasurer Benjamin j. Haywood charged with conspiracy in the misuse of state funds on Deposit in the Peoples Bank has again been postponed this time from feb. 20 until feb. 27. Has not abated in administration circles. Treaty is cabled to Otis so that he May understand the diplomatic situation. Speculation As to future. Secretary Alger announce that com Mantle of Interleaf fort la tilt in a ii Inutile Witt it permitted to to Ilav ills of ii do Ere huh. Washington feb. 8 a there was Little abatement of interest in the stirring events at Manilla exhibited at tin War department. The first feeling of anxiety for tilt safety of the american forces had Given Way entirely save in the ase of the personal friends and acquaintances of soldiers supposed to be injured and there was displayed instead tile greatest interest in the extant of the loss inflicted upon the insurgents by the american soldiers and sailors. Officers at the War department who know Otis Well declared when the announcement came of the killing capture or wounded of 4.000 men that he undoubtedly had underestimated the damage inflicted by him As was his wont instead of magnifying it in the Spanish fashion. The news of the Day from abroad was found in the casualty list sent by Otis and in the concise and excellent description by him of the results of the engagement of saturday night and sunday. The officials say that nothing More can be expected from him on this Point until he has had an Opportunity to Forward a mail report giving in detail All the history of the fighting. Naturally there was a great Deal of speculation As to the future conduct of affairs by Otis but to borne extern this must remain speculation inasmuch As Secretary Alger has said that the general is to be left to follow his own discretion. To assist him to a Correct understanding of the diplomatic situation he has been cabled the full text of the peace treaty As ratified. A Forward movement is probable at Iloilo where general Miller has been for weeks lying in front of the town in his transports. He has never had any doubt of his ability to take the place whenever he got the word but there has been a restraining influence from Washington based in part on the Hope that the insurgents could be brought to a peaceful retirement from the town and an apprehension that an Effort to Force a Landing might result in serious injury to foreign interests. Now however it is Felt that the latter Are perhaps More in jeopardy from a continuance of the existing state of affairs than they would be through a rapid seizure of the town. General Miller now has with him the eighteenth infantry and a battalion of artillery and it is Likely that he will be strongly reinforced before the attempt is made to take Hollo. Secretary i Ong sent a cablegram of congratulations to Admiral Dewey. No Etc Ion on Ilehoy Luton. Washington feb. 8.�?for two hours or More the Senate had the Resolution declaratory of a policy of this government in the Philippines under discussion but no vote was reached and the Resolution went finally to the Calendar in accordance with notice or. Tillman dem., s. A addressed the Senate upon Tbs Resolution making a characteristic and picturesque argument he maintained that a Clear explicit and direct Resolution ought to be adopted and not one that was meaningless and inconsequential. He predicted that dire results would follow the ratification of Tho treaty unless the United states treat the filipinos with absolute fairness and give them self government. Or. Xxx age rep., Mats followed with a Strong reply to or. Tillman in which he stated clearly and directly the Eandi tons As they confronted the United states in the philippine to Exchange i to Attix. Filial act in the Nuu. Which Uncle sum and Spain played Hole. Washington feb. 8.�?Secretary Hay j will formally notify the Spanish gov j Ern ment through the French embassy j that the treaty of Paris has been Rati i fled by the Senate. Upon receipt of this announcement the Madrid govern i ment will it is expected convoke Tho 1 Cortes and that body will immediately ratify the instrument. It will then be incumbent upon the two governments to Exchange ratifications. It will be necessary for the 8p Assam re in pure 3kin� pos makes the food More delicious and wholesome Tokino pow pc co., new Vork. Ca Iii uis if is understood that the Miniatt a from tile United states will is selected cud n Bis Way to Madrid to assume his new Didies about the same time it is said that up to this time the president Lias Given no consideration to the quest Ion of a successor to general Woodford. It May be pus Neely stated that or. Woodford will not again be tendered the Mission. I tamed int in after the Exchange of ratifications Tim president will Issue proclamation embodying the treaty. It will be i int to the world of a lose of the War the Independence of Juba and the acquisition of Porto Rico Sud the Philippines by this government. Morn a the Oleati Dater killed. Manilla Fob. 8. Quot lieutenant a. Calford company i twentieth Kansas infantry and a private of that company were killed and do other members of the regiment were wounded near Ca Loo an monday evening while recon loitering. The party was in a Jungle when it was attacked by the enemy. Two companies of the Kansas regiment we re sent to the Relief of their comrades and drove the filipinos into Caloocan penetrating to the very heart of the town. Meanwhile the gunboats shelled the suburbs. General Otis finally recalled the troops but the natives misunderstanding the Retreat failed to take advantage of it. The outskirts of the town wee burned an american owned it. Washington feb. 8.�?it May be that it was Admiral Dewey a act in seizing a vessel loaded with arms and ammunition intended for them that incited the philippine insurgents to attack the american soldiers saturday night for it in understood that one of the bitterest of their grievances was what they declared to be unwarrantable interference with their shipping. It is Learned at the Navy department that about a week ago the Admiral caused the seizure of the Schooner Tan eng with a full Supply of such arms tar the insurgents. The admirals report discloses the fact that an american and not a German owned the vessel. Is fat Phi recoil i. . Roll to. It is said the Philip a prosecuted a was f Illy meeting and i that before 51 lit a on for Senor Lipe. New York feb. 8.�?juan Luna private Secretary of Secretary in it Pez of the filipino Junta in Washington passed through this City on his Way to join ago Mallo in Montreal. It was at first reported from Washington that Secretary in jeez himself was on his Way to Montreal by Way of new York and when Senor Luna was met at the Pennsylvania station in Jersey City he was addressed at Senor Lopez. He answered quickly that he was not the Secretary. He was apparently very nervous and ill at ease and avoided attention. Latent list it i or ii i to. Washington feb. 8.�?general Otis report of casualties in the Manilla fight up to Date aggregate 197. Of these 49 were officers and men killed and 148 by r. Porter in port. Washington feb. 8.�?assistant Secretary of War Meiklejohn gave out for publication an abstract of the report recently made by special commissioner Robert p. Porter to the Secretary of the Treasury on the commercial and financial conditions of Cuba. Or. Porter says that in th1 province of Santiago May be seen in full operation the work which the United states has been impelled to undertake. Here too May lie studied the character of the forces upon which this country must rely in the work of reconstruction. The machinery of government to says is running with a fair degree of smoothness. For a free Library. Atlanta feb. 8.�?andrew carnage has offered the City of Atlanta $100,000 for a free a bloc Library the conditions being that the City furnish the site and devote $5,000 per year to the maintenance of the institution. In int ii a 1 will i Washington feb. S. That the Campaign Aga in Pine insurgents is to i with vigor. The ques discussed at he Cabinet the conclusion was reach permanent peace or Security to life and property could be secured Aguinaldo forces must be made to Lay Down their arms and it is expected that general Otis in co operation with Admiral Dewey will push Forward at onco and give the insurgents no Chance to re cover from the defeat of last sunday. The character of the arms carried by the insurgents As set it it in general Otis to ii Gram caused a mild sensation among the army officers on duty at Tho department. None of them cared to to quoted in comment upon the statements made by general Otis but one expert declared that so far Asho was informed the Biti St pattern of Mauser that the Spanish troops in Manilla Hadar were dated As far Back As 1896, while the latest pattern such As d scribed by the cablegram was right up to a seeming to indicate that they a been obtained by capture or gift u the Spanish but from some other Bourre. Under International Law citizens of Neutral states May sell Arm to insurgents at the risk of Bavins them captured As contraband on the Way to delivery and these arms must have been smuggled from some of the Asiatic ports recently. Jew Iii Pupil Barre out. Omaha feb. 8.�?the jewish citizen of Omaha of whom there Are several thousand Are incensed Over the fact that eight jewish pupils have recently Bein required to leave the Catholic Convent and school of the sacred heart of this City. Catholic circles Are also stirred up and the action which is in pre it dented in the history of the school is freely Deon need by the Catholic clergy. Exact details of the affair Are known Only to the Sisters in the Convent but the action is thought to be a result of a recent Convent visit of the Mother general. Heady to Lii p it. Washington feb. 8. The War investigating commission heard no witnesses but was in sex utile session going Over the report to be made to the president. Several reports of chemists who have Bien examining samples of the beef. Have been received and their reports Are to to incorporated in its report which probably will be presented to the president at once. Xxi Ion a ii it . London feb. 7.�?mr. Dillon a resignation was somewhat of a Surprise to his party but is generally approved. An attempt will be made to Indue Thomas Sexton anti Parnellie to re enter politics As the National Leader. Although or Dillon has been virtually ousted by Timothy Healy it is conceded that the latter ii quite impossible As a Leader. To Muster out Volunteer. Washington feb. 7.�?the ratification by the Senate of the peace treaty has started talk about the probable Early Muster out of the volunteers. It is understood however that this question has not yet been seriously considered by the president and will not be until the Fate of the army reorganization Bill pending in Congress is known pen factory durum. Cincinnati feb. 7.�?john Hallander pen factory was burned. Holland owned the building As Wrell As the factory. It was a 5-Story Structure. The Interior from the third to the fifth floor is burned along with the machinery. Loss $50,000 insurance $21,000. Date of a Avlani postponed. St. Louis feb. 8.�?the twelfth United states infantry which was to have left Jefferson Barracks in route to Manilla was in the act of boarding the cars when an order came Chang i ing the time of departure to feb. La. J All train Blin ked Cheyenne Wye a feb 8.�?the temperature Here the past seven Days or j ranged from 13 to >8 degrees below Zero. For the first time since the \ storm All trains on the Wyoming Divis Ion of the Union Pacific Are blocked j coldest Day in Nebraska. Omaha feb. 7. A it was the worst Day of a very bad Winter in Nebraska. The Mercury stood at 4 below Zero at 5 a. Rn., and the warmest during the Day was 3 below at 3 p. Rn., when it began to fall again. At 9 p. In. It was la below and at Midnight 15. Not ratified. Ithaca n. Y., feb. 8.�?the Cornell athletic Council has refused to ratify the election of e. R. Sweetland to be Captain of the University football team. Charges of professionalism were preferred against Sweetland who was said to have received pay for services with the Elmira athletic club. While the Council did not sustain the allegations it was deemed Best for the interests of All concerned that the election he not ratified

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