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Dewey Needs Troops

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New York, May 26.- A special to the Tribune f rom Washington says: Official advices received from Admiral Dewey, while conflrming the beliei that nis supreme control of Manila harbor is as flrm as ever .indícate that the necessity for re-enforcing him with a powerful military foroe is daily increasing, and is not safely to be delayed through any ordinary difficulties that may be encountered. Gen. Merritt's foresight in demanding 15,000 men for the first expedition and seeuring the ; president's promise that 25,000 additional soldiers would be cheerfully furnished if they were required is vindicated, in the opinión of military authorities, and throughout the day prep arations to expedite the departure of the advance guard and to secure the j necessary transports for the remaining force were aggressively hurried by war department officials. Futch Chosen President. St. Louis. May 2a- The Mutual Life and Accident Assuranee of the Iïrotherhood of Locomotive Engineers has elected the following oflicers: Presiident, W. E. Futch; vice-president, L. Zeigenfus: general secretary and treasurer, William E. Prenter. Eeports of the officers show that the association is in a prosperous eondition. Supreme Court Mcetg May 31. Washington, May 26.- Chief Justice Puller announces that the supreme court will meet again on Tuesday, May 31, and then would adjourn sine die for the session. Subscribe for The Democrat


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