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VOL. NXVI. NO. 47.
TREATY WITH PANAMA SIGNED
Panama Cedes To the United States Whatever Lands in the Republic the Government
Shall Find Desirable in Building Great Canal
Hay and M PhilLpe Bunan-VariHa, the
minister from Panama, at 6:40 o'clock
t*: *venlr.g, Fier I the Hay-lbinau-\a-
rlla tr-aty, providing f- r th. runstrur
ti a of t ■ Pr’.nnia can i! by . tit -I
Prates The ceremony o cu:r <l in Spe
? tan Ihy’s Übly. The Fara.na inhi-
arris. 1 at Mr. Hay's h ’ • p’oiupt
ly at 6 o’clock, having jnad» appoint
ment with the s. f*-: a confer
ence at th. t L’ H v >*:«-prb»-d t »
find that the £••(•! - ’ary had before him
t treaty engro.-se-l in <1 ipl!c te. The
tie was ready to >i".n the treaty »• <• ndr-
Isipy j, :•« an nt c ir. f.J.'v and
then b- on i K-ndary Hay attached
their a.-s to It.
Hi-arty c-mur. .sUX-Plons were exchanged
’end It tv' .-ar. ..1 th «t ’J •■• r«av'-- of the
big:.: tg (1 should be kept from
the pu’>>dc for th-- pr. •••••nt. President
T: ■. ’ was i. rac.l ’ v a!.-•. G <»f
the fig.- .f tb<- d ‘c. 4 m v «U • nd Minis
g! un nt. • ting ili.it
the Ire:'’, v i •.> i !»• n <l <r aed
Ofrl Refuse To Ccnuneiit.
The <*•••.-• -v and th. minuter refused
tn co-.nr.cr.t on ihn .nroinony. Th- only
At •'■/: ’ ' trxvy f. ])• ; b-• n made
lii. e. : enabled
f — if ■ H : ’• I’m:. . ates
r - -h J < SO V- I ; '/ ' • ' .. • ’ ■• ; • . t |p t
tv. • r c :■ ■- aM t : mi!?* nr. cn-'h side
gs I’nilrh • <■ : .4 .»<: as If
the j- no were r-’ t and ruircr! of this
c iiri-ry In • i: n : y i ' said that
r d r a ■■•: p- •! -•■’.!• t of the
r < : ■ -....•. • •• in ■; . • d
'n 1 . • • t 1 s 3i;nl st; ip ;n.» n‘-w
tr*atv thi c \vi '.n '? tn <x-
ri ■. • <. • enmnh ' jut hdh tio.n
T>.'t ?:..*• •II Fortify TcrniitiaJs
6- ■ n 1 » ’ - • fhn
tr.'--: -■ « f i.c •• ■■>.! ■ d pi-
ev * • • : • ■ ■ ' i •>.. 1
t. ’ ■ < .‘IO.OCO
en* n I.- • • " ...•■• t • .’ll
PROMINENT MEN WHO COMMEND
UTiON’S PANAMA POLICY;
J-'rom ail ‘s f ’ tin south The Constitution Is receiving letters 1 :
from Vo: :r . and from the public generally, heartily commend- ■ ;
Ing its pc; it; n on the Panama question. I '
'I ; IjU-miy l ig’dl'n ant letters follow :
MR SAMUEL M INMAN COMMENDS THE CONSTITUTION.
lam doit-.;.'. -■ t, s. •>>,. Itbm The Constitution has taken on the Pan
ama q-. ■ " r.. " • ", n:,a insist on action by this congress In getting the
great work stmt- v- - \ v'. ' I b- Have will be of untold value to the South
Atlantic st '.tea.
Sorely our democrat! ■■adcrs In W ashington will not fall to realize the
magnitude and mas: <> ( .f this o iportunity. Failure to take advantage of
this, which 1 I -ll:ve is a<: ‘.nt opportunity. will probably mean that neith
er you nor I r.-tp. live t» -, n Isthmian canal completed.
If you o , 1 • ■■ < time r.t of the jr -iple of all parties in this sec
tion. you would i h.,w a policy of bstruction, which 1 can not be
lieve will boa ! •p;<d. : 1 ~ij. ip our party In the north.
In tak! th ; iti n >r whl it 1> F o vigorously and ably contended.
The ' ■ ■ ■ 'if th< most Important of the many ef
forts It has ut •!• ;. >, • ■■ s "m'-n prwr'-s nn.-l prosperity in urging that
party •-: rlt be laid In this t • Ines matter and that our repre
sentatives work as . ite a< tion on the canal.
Few N ■>' ' ub ?, 1903. SAMPIR. M. INMAN.
FROM EX-U. S. SENATOR, NOVZ JUDGE. POPE DARROW.
Tim I ■.. ■ ■■v-o Tb. <’ >;»•■ tit ut a <h lit of gratitude for the
'l‘hi ' f s■ ■ lay. November 15. entitled. "The Canal a
, . L | ■ f ■ r poe; ii< >n ei:: i 11;.‘ on Hi is ill’.:-
. • i . ' . i io > ’soundno s of ;lo' positi. n i iv.i take.
- . n ••• .. more to the south than the speedy construc-
tion of the I’ai.-im.i ■•" nil. Y ,ir ed,t i ri.-ii is timely and tine.
Savanmdi, i- , x ■ ml' r 17, 1903. POPE BARROW
tr.. io:i which, while net necessary to the I
efl'lc icy the convention, will, ii is >•<■-
Ih ...1, eoin.'iienj the new treaty to many ,
incinl'-r.. of llie senate who picked (laws
in the <’.-iui’ ■ Has ilerran con 1 , i ntion.
,4< ' Hay lu'd <'enferenco with
Panama minister late last night and :
th ■ -.-iii ■ <1 terms of .lie treaty were
s-et. tarj II !■/ u.-. at first somewna'.
, . :<■ id".: io whether th. neat'.
>hou’o b< . nimnded form of th. liay-
lar. .■ si ~i : I h." s.'i'.V ury’s l ouse today
... which v. ct'" - i.i Secretary Hoot.
Attorney I Knox and a number
:■ di: g .-" iat'>r' Theii unanimous
opinion was ti."t an <t. new Irea'.y
wo.lid b-' the more f.i\ .•:-aidy r-ecived by
Alt. t Hu luncheon a sllyiit change In 1
: il draft or fl.e treaty was mad". |
S. T i o.v ilai 'vent to ti.o state depart |
m. -at at 4 o'clock, and alter tin eotiv'-n- i
ti. I hud he. u engrosserl ami the ueces- :
-i: y arrangements completed for sign- ;
the tt>.if in dupli tt". there to await i
:it • .:rt it ■ . ..< Aamima minister.
Panama's Capital City Waived.
Tile t ’ :i'"'. . tile Washington gov- ■'
eminent tint lite caplt.'l if lite row re- I
pubii. be no' '■>■.it..l In either Panama
II .y when ’• i; .d that the I'.m.'.ma j
go' cimm: t was • at • 'iy upif d to it I
and th: treaty 'iKili“S no such provision. I
This, however is i. f gtir.i d1» die sec- I
retary as a vital point in view of the I
extemivi right;; wbii h th’.' l oll’ d Sta'c s ;
has through' it the "i.iril strip .iii.l iis ■
-iaiiy wide jurisdict :■ n in the ter- .
it - it!'- 'rhis i- the only port in
.' . . a .11-'.-tew • f opinion.
A tin - Will be lost by Van itna hl rati- i
i . : o' m •tin: the commi-siop
. - h arrived here tonight will be cabled I
I. h'l -• not vet t" -n m -
i 'l'll. ’. a h.n'.'.'.e of rathleati'. ns l
'.; 1.1 o" in Washington.
m.i mi':. ~r w'f.t to toe da- '
■. m :Pl.t that ho might personally wet- 1
(..■me :■ • ,li.-luguisi: <1 officials; who coni- l
pose tin- commission.
pr< 'de.it .if not yet de e.t al. -I i
w tiio . mventiott s.,al| submitted '
t h, .. -. .it for ratlli. afon. Hf pres.-nt 1
Ini a tl m is to withhold it until there is I
tion will am ... f mt any of the b g.sla
:,o". far v. b m cseti; session ol con- .
; . " -s has be. n called.
EN'.-’GYS OF MAKE .
STATE.ViEkT OF THEIR CAUSE
\t'.: Vl'gt' November 19-The Pana
ma C. mmi.. iolior;. In. Amado: .nd l-'red
.'.' O I: . t.’.! iy c.ms'iitfl Minis • r Pu
. . la and Erank l> Pavenl, of
!• I. nndi-rsto that they tcad
o', .-r tip. tri "t v signed yesterday by Mr. ,
Ha.. ..id Mr 1 lunmi-\'arilla ami discuss- j
l it: I- "i- i:d i t,!, ,’fns in di tall. it :
met thei. h.-.rty approval.
Hr -;u various h-u-'-s, additional In
i' t :n.Hb»n lo ifni-d t<» th-.* terms nr.d
;<ro.vi < ? . I;..- trt.ity hrs i-' n oh-
. d. Hnd.-r H. the Cnlte 1 St.*; -s guur
d .‘gnes iiiauH.iin ti> In
h :*• : -i- ;t •• of Paiiurnn. It !• uutbe's’e t'd
t i.:. ...r.wf \v:;s instiled in e?C-r t)
L nt I st nil question •- as to tho r< -
■, < Ji s: of Panama as an ’mb'pvndeiit I
•P* ’ '■ > and control of a z<«n»'
- . io with- aft.Kc the
Jtho with th- ri‘;ht to
•> ■ .• ’ pur. !i;t: by the •:
I’- V. S-lO’ r V.hich. in tho
>■ •> ' <•/ til. I i. J d innv
for !h< < . ’.-’.i u--ti.ni of th-
- p)-»vi i t.s yf u•- I
’ "" 1 '' -'"bWlo.tt of the Citi.'-
i' .'i, t i .'i < '.. on and other tern- !
a." it to the canal route.
Wiihii. tii rone of territory for the I
canal ttnd within the limits of the other
I- •!< Im- d by the I Tilted States, the
I ited St.. will have the samo power I
ATLANTA, GA., MONDAY. NOVJSMBET? 23, 1903.
and authoriti rs if the t '.itoiy w. re
cruod to the IT Ited Sial s. and I'amima
will <•• to e.eet alii poW r ami au
tho.-iti within that zone
The I nitcd Suites umleiiu!; to .'.m
struc modern sis'.enis "I rowel s
w:;tet works ■•>, tm- e'.ti s "f Panama ami
t'olon, and has th< right t > • oliect toil
forth.- period f t.rt- " ' >.- > ■ r ' "
do’r.ii tie- of their .-.mslrit. lion,
with inter; <t. At the it< oi lifty Joa
ti • s n is ami w.i ■ r v. k 0.-< ome m> ;
prop* i v o: Pamima . .d ('..10n. Jhe -•■
id.tic ot I'■ n.. na mi i''i il>' '■
»■ c|- es of i : 0.»t..:> 'till .'lop t . amply
v. th th sanitary o.'.d'izti'> -of
I nited State- ami if In v .a ' to .Io so.
(1,.. I'., •• -I S ims th'- right to enfm. ..
it ma . an.l 1 ..Il lor m 1.-gatd to
" It;' Fl. .diUm ' • thi-e g. nela! provisions ,
tP ~ , . ti ~i ii' !-- of an admm- .
.. tratli ch tra ’ " i: " :l P r,J ' * &e , lht “ '
. xemt"ion • ' i! ■ mat. "mJ- and -applies .
r,, t t"i' :. of .' . -.'.n il 11 om
. ton : mu. 'ml I": th mmii'illiti •
’.Ti "’■ > nl Sm '’ol’ny
, | i. . nt.'::t -I >vo 1.un.l ’
.. I u-a I dot os. begintiing nine
'. . ■ , I■ . ‘. ... :in II ■ Ilf .
• Panama’ grn us to the I .died Stat»s in
d oi •. v-t.'tn "t ■
.‘■omt ii.iiii.-aiioi. ..." - v bs I. r. itori b.
■aiif. 1 or by oi
'. :. ports of Panama id I’alon .'ir- m •
cliir.-.l ft. • I'"’, .id tlnr . ami ’> lP ■;>>'-
yli-it: 1... m titru! In P -rp -t ml.'. .
The r- public of Panama authorl . s tin- ;
new f.ill-mi ('.mill Company to -'ll ami j
.'mt -.j .-.nt . i-' •■•." : i
railr. a-.i .•■■:.l all "t I'.ii' of I’m' slitir.'.
..; that ornpany.
T1,.. p. pubii ■ of Pt nam i ngr*-- if d
should be....tn.' ll.’ "V al an: Unie
t.. emph" aim'd for..’" to pmi. . I tm"
eti' ti! or the ships using t" dim. or tl
i n .j-.-. a \ . .nd : I'.tl'arr v. ' 1 ’ m""'. •!■
and that if it ctn t >t eff; live!
wallow tie I'liit.d States t . •.•'I- 1
ploy whatever force maj be n< cessary i
forth. ■ .':<• irntpos..'. th-'- said foj :> I
wbb'lr.ii n w’”< n the p-.-. s-ily for iis |
pri's. n<" >: ... . " 'eil; tl’nt wh’m th- h i
.■UTi. t-i'i ■■ ■< demand the I'niicd St.it" j
ni" ■ ’.nd s's .-s to 'h- isthmus with- ;
■m th' ndvi.'• ir consent of the I'.imi’.' i I
. iment; that no change either in the ■
goeernnicn; nr laws and trentb' l -* of th-- ■
R< pubii : of Panama shall. wit| >ut 1
• oiisent of the '■ Tiit'-r) Stlt’s. affect if |
way the Io.” of this tr«
PANAMA REPUBLIC DEAF
TO APPEAL OF COLOMBIA
Colon. Nov. rr.l.er 17 The Pnnamnn '
- ■ a." ■'' which left Panama yesterday .
Io meet tl.’’ i".ic> commission from the i
mm-i 'tmc'it of B<iT\ " bNlTded the M '
flower today an.l held a short, conference , ■
with the Colombians, who only r-pr.-sont .
the department of Bolivar and the -ov- j
ernor of that department.
The Colon' Inns .asked the Pannmans i
If they would return to the re: nail ■ of
c .'.oniMn .".ssurlng them concessions and
nssnraticca of the pa’sage of a canal i
Th" Parian a: s t. ni • .1 ili.it they would ;
not return to th. r. public >f Colombia ,
ami dm i.ired the ns-mr nu'es canie too j
la:., as Panamsi’s position was so mlvan
tageous and strong th'.t they con'd not
see any reason for changing.
ng the conference Nicanor Insig
na.-"'i, :. brother o' the governor of the]
• of r,oliva-, who w:f tl • spok". man
-.f the Cob nil.i iir- made a strong appeal ■
t> the Panamans not to disrupt the re •
public of Colombia and he si.ij.pleniented '
hi; appeal 1...- i|... solemn '"snranee that ,
('..lorn ia w ■' ■! grant all th- rights de- '
»rand"d by the isthe i:i:i« and ev "’.tunlly I
. rry oct t'm '.r grand ptobet of building :
Ileplying to Sciior 1 o-ig ... 1 es. S'-nor
T en i- . repr. sentlng the Junta, :mi.l I
the Bogota government and tlio Colom I
i lans lily did not appear to gra -pl
th" actual conditions prevailing on the |
isthmus. The t • volution, Sermr Aria
<il<l, was born gb.olut ly of the unani
mous desire of the entire people of Pana
ma an.l was irrevocable. It was the act
of a now indepcndonl government, al
r.-ndy thoroughly organizer! and formally
recognized by the I'nited States govern
ment in receiving Its representative, Sen
or M. Philippe Bunan-Varilia. a.s well by
the governments of Franco ami Italy.
Continuing, Senar Arias said:
“Colombia will always find In this coun
try the most sincere motherly feeling The
piuitictil tie. ..hiding the isthmus and Co
lombia have be-n broken, but the fault in
not that of th" isthmus. 'Die ties of af
fection. however, can never be broken.”
Senor Insignures, in answer, expressed
his de.-p sorrow at finding that the hopes
f t' cmii'll atiou w.-i. impossible of reali
zation. ami that tlie actions ot the people,
of the istlirnus oi Panama were irrevoc
able. He de iied tiiat all the people of
Colombia would unite in an effort to en
for. e the rights of tile republic on the
isthmus of Panama, even at the cost, of
Senors Arlsemona and Morelos then de
livered nu.ir sses jn which th-y expressed
views- similar to those enunciated by Sen
Th.- threat of Senor Inslgnares that the
tepubll.’ of Colombia would enforce its nl
leged rights In Isthmian territory did not
■ause apprehension to the Panaman com
missioners who received it with equanim
ity and did not give it any serious con
It was unofficially announced by the
Colombian commissioners that General
Boyes, representing th" Bogota govern
ment, was comil.g to the isthmus to con
fer with the provisional government of
United States Salutes Pont.ma Flag;.
Panama. November 17.—The United
States flagship Marblehead today hoisted
the flag of the republic of Panama and
saluted It with twenty-one guns. The
Tresitoviemlire, a gunboat of Panama, dis
playing the American flag, answered the
.aliite. The shore batteries also fired a.
.ml it- of twenty-one guns, which the
Marl'll h’ t’d answered.
I; ar Admiral Glass, Consul (J-neral
Gndger and Conimand-r Phelps, aceompa
nic.i by l.ii'Utenunts Phillip Andrews and
S. p Trellinwi.leo, tin n officially cull.?'! ’
on the junta. A military band played t
"Thi' Star Spangled Banner'' on the ar
rival "f the Americans at the palace and |
on their depar‘tire from that building.'
I 'CV>\ v/jo- ,ir i
iWc v '',W’ L >1 i
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’ CT, X' ’j'.ilW K nWI ?
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t I//'/ / X """I LJ_ix_. —-X—.
i <■ .tigmen, DON’T! it’s
They were received by the members of
the Junta, the cabinet minlsi '-ir and Gen- «
.■nils iluei t.ts. .1-Tries. 1>..r,: an l V-ru.i ■
and their ..tuft's, \dmlr. 1 Glass slid he ,
was glad to ofll' !• ly '.ill tip" i til” gov- '
ernment of the i .'public ot Panama, it
had been great pleasure for l.itn to sa - <
lul the flag <u the raw republi. for J
whose pt osperity . lid gv alle ss lie mad" '
Senor Ar .ngi, i membT of the junta. .
saying that in C" num.' of the Junta ; i
and ut th” pe"p . of Panama, he .x
--pt.'S’U'.l stneer.. p- isitre at the pn ■ -n-'e ■
of ta. gallant tie' i I'.nmm i ba . r nre
s.'uti'iq tii.. pol.l ■ :. o;il.. nii.l government
of tl-' t’nited States "to whom tlie isth- 1
mils is .io- ply gt 'eful for toe hand of
fellow, hip so g. ,'o iy ,'ind promt.Uy
e:.;.’nd’'d to th-m . :' ; groat p: -si.ion t l
.'dr. Gndger prop'sed ;i toast to a new
p.iiam., c.iual tr•' . which w.c. ansiv-r-
ed by <1 a '.tl \'a .n. who toasted Pt"s
-I'l'lll it K's..’.’fit and the United States
army with great ■ m diallty.
Flying' Fla:.'' of Panama.
New York. Nov :nh"r 17.—From the;'
foremo-'. head of steamer City of
Washington, whi. h tod:.v from :
Colon. Hew the il.ig the r. p.o lic of
Pti iata.. .ml on 'i.i were the -•.e’'li! j
"’■■niti.!- :■ U’-rs s. n: by the ;i"w r”. • i
ti. ti. i'i tc.i S'.it comm). ol's ■
are Dr. .'l-n;;..| I: Amador ami 1 ■
ri " I! '.' .I, a.nd with t! 'm an- <’ :ri..■; .
Ai" < in- . .-■• -r. and Ar bib.:! I
COLOMBIA'S STRONG PROTEST
Eon.ion. Novcni' 16.-The <'"J*n:!»ian ■
auihori:i(‘s have ■’••led t.» London a :
longihv protest th" I’nitod j
*<t il • n- ’Jon tow. rd Panama, in which j
claim tlml main r< sponsibL’ity
for the s• ■• •» si on >f Panama with
the I'nltod Staas ~<>v- i nni'-nt, firstly, b_- .
fomenting the .sej ai-ulst spirit, of which 1
there seems to b< clear evidence; sec
ondly, by hastily acknowledging the in
dependence of the revolted province, and,
finally, by prevent!?';; the Colombian gov
ernni' nt. from usim; proper means to re
press the rebellion.”
The oable messagM gs on to say that |
IT<*s:ident A7r.rro<p;in has energetically
prob’ tT ti> the I i.lied States and wishes
that hi.-- i»rot< st should I>. known
thraugho’.i: th-? civilized world. The pres
lO'.Tit contends that the United Sta' -s Im ■
infringed article 35 of the tr» -ty of 1816.
which, he asserts, implies tlie duty on
the part of the Uni d States to help ' •
lonibia In maintai?.ing ].e.r sovereignty
over the Isthmus, and adds “that th;’ 1
Colombians repudiate tlie assumption
that they have barred the way to carry
ing out the canal.'’
Tim protect asserts that the delay in
the n< got lat ion had not affected the ulti
mate Issue of tin- canal project, and con
“The hastiness In re ognlzlng the n>*\v
government which sprung up is, under
'lies ’ » ircumstauri s. all the more .sur
prising to the Colombian government, as
they recollect the energetic opposition of
Washington to the acknowledgment of
tlie belligerency of ihe confederates by
the powers during the civil war.
Text of Colombian Protest.
7\ew York, November 16 -The New
York livening Post has received the text
of tic Colombian protest. It. is addressc i
to the. United States st nate and is signed
by I‘resident Maif’ciuin. The Evening
Post's dispatch is as follows:
' The president <>■ ‘‘olornbia has today
addressed the American senate in the
“To His Ex< i IL ncy. the President of It••
Senate. W.tshingi"9 :
"Exc» Hency 'Th government and p» o
ph- of Colomliia h;t\e i ' '-n painfully snr
pi iscd at the not Licatioii given by ilt<>
minisK r of the United St. i to the effect
that the governmeiH at Washington ha 1
hastened to recognize the government
consequent on a barracks coup in the de
| part meat of Panama.
’ “The bonds oi' sincere and uninter-
rupted friendship which unite lb > two
governments and the twt peopl-"-: till
solemn obligation undertaken *y the
American union In a pubh treaty to
guarantee the sovi-reignty and property
of Colombia In ’<'■ Ist tun us of I■ ■.. 1 ■ • .
:!:■ motfrion which the civ* - f that,
eountr.i enjoy and will continue to co
Ji y anmng us; the traditional principles
of the American government in ...>!■■••
Alien to “0.-i ssimi movement.-; the good
fail: which has "!■.-■’■ ;■•'.• rized th gre it
.....,; !■ in its inten ■ ~v« ’ ■ •■•..■
maimm-r in which the involution was
brought -Unit and the . e.'init im-y ■>:
ji . recognition w..!;- th g< v.Tii'mmt and
ocapii- r.f (V.birnbia hope ;>. • t tin r -m'.’o
■.: the people of the United S'.U will '
mit tbrir uWuation to :i : u-■ in tnaii:-
,-iinlng th" integrity of our t• -rri’•.• v amt
a rep ■ st g th it In urre tio wl
not e’v n th<i result of a ponular .‘e 'liny.
“In this demanding Jtisiir<'<>t unbia
op-,. •;!« io th< dignity :: horn, of ip
till- rieati senate and peopl".
"I; Is to bo hoped the p.-tilion for Jtl«-
< 1,.,. wh i h <' dumb! i run k<-.• ’ o tlm
Amort..an people wit! h’ favmnh’y ie
ceivi d by a sound public opinion imong
the sni- s of that country.
“Minister of GoyiTnini rd,
“ I'ftTl! RI ■A N -'A 11 A’d 11.1 .C)."
REYES REACHES CGLOM.
November 19.-5:13 P. m.-Tlm
.(.■an r I'anadii. from Sa vn nilla. is now
m 0... lii.' u her dock. General Reyes
..nd oile r member -of ibe ib‘■ i.ation sent
I. \ •' ; (' ( I'II*; ; } ; ’; I 1 > .’I • ' I ' t 1 ’ 1 1 ' I 1 1 ‘ ''■
in 1- ion a re on board.
M:i -"us from the An ■-.■icon war hips
have b < n landed :ail are on duty on the
'l'he p.-neo commi.-I'ioners left Sa va’’ilia
■ ■ .(.rd.-iy without krowitm the result
Ihe eons -r. nee between the peace com
mission from the department of Bolivar
and the members °i the junta on board
Ihe Mayflower. When General Reyes
learned of the conference he said that ho
eiitirriv dieTyprov-'d of the mission of
There was great excitement on the ar
rival of the i.’anada. Hundreds of per
sotr; flocked to the neighborhood of the
dock, 'mt were prevented from reaching
vessel by marines who were landed
from tiie I’nlted States warships as soon
as the Canada was sighted. The marine
now guard Ike wharf.
P.cyes Refuses Invitation.
Captain Merriam, o' the I nited Slates
mxiliary cruiser Dixie, immediately went
board the < ’anatla and convey.-d to tlru-
■ml Reyes (lie result of tin- mission of
Roliv i'inns. He invited Hernia.
Reyes and tlu other members of the com
mission to come aboard th? Dixie, f it
the general and his companions declined
the invitation. Admiral Coghlan, who
>md just arrived from Panama, extended
. invitatkm to the commissi.mers to
come aboard the Alayiluwer, but the ad
miral’s Invitation was also declined.
B Is understood that General Reyes
and ihe other Colombian officers will
remain on the Canada until tomorrow
evening, pos.-ibly until Saturday evening,
whim they will leave for I’ort Limon,
for which destination all had tickets.
The commissioners sent a telegram to
the junta at Panama asking for a con
,-m-e there tomorrow, mu the Panama
nian government declined to grant the
request. Il is expected, however, that a
r> ; re.-eiu alive delegmon from Panama
will arrive here tomorrow and confer
with the commissioners on hoard the c.-ig
~ip,, i ii" Colombian generals were not
permitted to land at Colon and it is con
sidered absolutely certain that their mis
sion. ilk. that of the commissioners from
lb" ' department of Bolivar, will prow
uh,>.';i'tin f iutile.
The Canada brings nows that there
was greai exelt* lucnt at Bogota when
.he happenings on the isthmus bocamo
known there Nothing- alarming, however,
When the Colombian generals left Bo
gota United States Minister Beaupre was
getting ready tor his departure for the
rd. will arrlxe ou th-' St' a s »m<- xme
COLOMBIA WOULD FIGHT
TO MAIN" AIN HER HIGHTS
in rm in tr rvi. w. G"".":'.il It. ■ .1
' t: nu iii- b...; <‘i . n ••.,..|i. :'. v. ■ .nn-
1 ■ .11.’ ; ‘ il'll : '"I . j ' •ii -. I-;”"-
••• t“ii « hi •• guv. .'ij.l:
"Th. day J i i wi.i-■!: w.-s
on th- I lib i':’i:: i. Unit. .1 Stal.'s M
i ter I ii; .i.ni tai ' 11
S-vd.'i v.c"i- i.'-H. tii .laa Hit!" .."V'-’u-'
' i.. .1: ni..-r :::id to.:'-. ! i:n ah”' : . riv-
1 Illll" l - ■■. tl;" V s>. ‘ ;.l: ■ d
■ IT.as. Al th t:'a 1 - ft. Mr. U’annr.-
"Tl:i-' tn u■. ■.- a; Ad:ni".| i.'onldn in
formed ni- ofth-iall v t :..' ' !”• U”i'.''d
1 Stilt wo.' 'I pr-.’-nt “i landing of
- tr- on .in\ nan of the i-. :l
in.i I -d Admit;'.: ''.Thian that
i 'o]o: nbi.v wo al. I i ..: til-.. a . i t. .. in -
I til I renciied 'A'.'mhiny.i, n. whiT.fr I .'m
j ; '-ding vi i 10. , i.ini"ii and N w
| ■ 111 -'
j ”x also toll 1 . A<i:.iii'.’.l th.-'
I;1' my eff t;. a W . ' "on f t . ■>
i .i.iiii'. abotr some auatigemt n c”A
--; corning' the i.rc~"’u si'-iiation on ’be
j isthmus satisfactory to Colombia ti e
i United Stares wenlci have to f: ;'>t
the entire Colombian people and the:
, 11 would be a second Boer war.
I "I am going to tt’a ro; i f..r '.■
imi poss of d.ii’ g my utmo..:. t,, mh i' ey
I a t range affairs.
Colombia Is Desperate.
j "Colombia is in d" nerat lon. 1 d.it.bt
| i' the Washington government or Urcs--
; dent Bo.is'volt, for whom I have th.”
| lilghrst respnet. reivizes th" s-riousm -
■if establishing this ;.r<”ed”nt. Th-
■ large German olony In Jtio Grande do
' Sul, Brazil, is declared Io be inclining
I to a rei'Oluti'U it ■ movement for ind”
, i*end< tn e. which the success if Panama
I will stimuinte.
. "Tim government of Colombia Is re
i eciving the sympathy ot ail South Anicr
-1 i :f. which ii- f'-arful of furth. r Ameri-.m
I '.errit JTia.l ggramlizement in this di
i ' i mav prop.'■> wh-n in Washingt.m
I a | lan . out iii;>:'ti ng lit” reentrani'c <>;
i I’unaaitt into the (’ulotnlilim union and
the moving of the Colombian at a-i to
I’anama City. 1 am sure that thi" idea
wi rceeive the suppert < f nil t'olombia ns.
"1 do not just know what my eours
of action will lie, but 1 am going to
Washington in the interests-, of Colombia
riifd of civilization.”
' Asked whetlu r Colombian troops could
reach the isthmus by land. General
“Yes, I can get a hundred thous
and men, build roads and. if it were
not for the Americans, could subdue
the isthmus in a fortnight. I would
rather die for the honor and in the
defense of the integrity of my coun
try than sit with hands folded and
pee her lose the isthmus. I will do
all I can at Washington to effect n
diplomatic arrangement if such be
possible. I know the sentiments of
General Rey ’; today s. ut a cab’, gram
to Bogota advising his government that
i. wis impossible to reach any agrec
t;-.en! with ih" go\l'tnment of I’aiiama
and h<nr’" that Colombia's rehitfoi's with
that gov-rnpi-nt w I ■ s." led . nd that
h". accompanied bv ih" other <-<.t imi
sion. rs. was pro. .*-ding to Washington to
fulfill his misslr .
Other Departments Loyal.
Questioned as to the rumor that the
departments of Cauca and Antioquia
H 24 Pages K .
PKIC E: IT VECE N TS.
' were a ixious to Join the department >t
! i-in.'ini". General I .-' ■ said:
: “T.'if i 'por: ol diss:) tufa-1 ion in these
i dep.ii tire-tns only untrue, but 1
am aid. to v.iy y u that the
' ir-pubth' i imbed to restore the isihmes
' to lie ■iilon.'
I General Reyes v.-' o was a candidate r
: Hie pr.-sideo;:y "f 'olombia. issued ad -
cr-e Cat".! ;P Ra rr: : :iq.: it la. November lf>.
; ii:ldrecd I . ;’:e ui'-ni'e-.-s of the ece io: 1
i..'"!!"ge .H Bogota, which s.iiC:
■I!-" ,t..,i a ;i>ir ir ,- i .
■ empower"! with all presidential 10-n'ti'S
in almost al l departments of the rep-:
I li ■ at moment iv'm.m my count i v i:-' pr'--
; parin'; for .■ prcsiib'nt.i:i 1 election, i d ;
i it my duty to relinquish my eandldaev.
; Renee I renounce irrei'i ably, offering
j my servleos lo my country in any oth-'r
ibmeral Reyes’ aUitnile. as Intli'-at‘d bv
i I'-ir :-r-'m.r'-m im's rmw" or i< m belli""- ■ .
I He -■•'"ms disturli'ea by the rapid inarch
|of events in Lie i'nited Stales md is
: fearful that congress may ratify th? .-i
--: nai treaty with the lie-.v repurh. '. if" :i->-
• " :' '!■ -nogdr’i*: over tile g .i- : :■» o-.t-
, look for iii'-- mission
Panama Envoy Received.
■ Washington. November 17.-M. .T ;sse
rund :ii,. French am’.'.is.s.ador. today for-
' m;.i.y p. Riina.i-\’arilia .-I t""
.'"'o m'l.iio r ' "nip'm mry of the- r. -
publk: of Panama.
PANAMA APPEALS TO POWERS.
Washington. Nove-nlier 17. -Accredited
:to the Cnited S' d-s. :'.ie republi -f
, l- r:.'-. ■■ ami tile world at large, a min
, inte r plenipotentiary and envoy extraoi
i iiirary of the republic of Panama. M.
> Phili; pc Bunau-A ariiia. under spe< la.l In
! strimtions fr un his government, has ad
, dressed a note to the envoys of the pow
' ers repres-mted at Washington requesting
! them that they notify their ptvernmenls
i of the formation of the sovereign stain
* '.' Panama ami expressing the hof.e that
i his gow'rnmf-nt will re -elve recognition at
j their limiii:..
: Count. Cassini, the Russian ambassador.
i as tin .l-,'.' n of the diplomatic corps, was
' first addressed. The note to bis ex
: celieni y is identical, muratis mutandis.
i with tin- notes' s. tit to the other vmlia-
■ sics and Ir gallons. Following th' lead
i of Count Cassini, the other ambassadors,
j the ministers and the charges d’affaires
i will transmit the communication of the
I't.iiaina minister to the foreign offices
i and await insttnctii ns.
The Note to Cassini.
| The note to the Russian ambassador is
I as follows:
j “.Mr. Ambassador--The government of
i the republic of Panama, has entrusted to
i its minister plenipotentiary to the gov
i ernm«ut of the United States the mission
i of notifying to the government of ids
i majesty, the ——-, through your >-x
--! celler.cy. the formation of the independent
I and sovereign state of Panama.
, “In performing this agreeable duty, 1
! allow myself to call the attention of yotir
’’ ex -elk ney to the high motives which
: have justified the overtlirow of the former
i m: of things. Th" people of the isthmus
have exercised the most indisputable ar i
j the most legitimate of all natural prlvil
, eges when they have broken the bond
: with Colombia- a bond which at ts origin
■ was meant to l>e purely federal and the
maintenance of which had to be sub-
• ordinated to the free consent of the
. parties. This federal bond lias been mod
ified by Colombia in contravention of th >
i siipulated conditions. Since the : voli:-
! ti ni of 1885 the latter power has without
I any consent of the people of the isthmus
I suppre‘--s"d the federal form and estabiis-h-
led a centralized government, which has a.
i caused tiie state of Panama to lose th"
I title of sovereign state and the natural ■
, piivilege: attack d to it. n
Jeopardized by Colombia.
“Mo; > recently events hue. .-.liowu :b
the action of Colombia was tending e.a.je
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