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Getting Hot In Cuba

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Hon. Don. M. Dickinson, of Michigan, wlio was postmaster-general during- President Cleveland's first term and who has always been a close friend of the President has yiven some interesting information as to the administra tion's in regard to the Cuban revolution. , He says in part: the first ((iiestions to beeonsidered by President Cleveland and the eabinet is the proposed inquiry into the condition of aft'airs in Cuba. The case is urgent. While the general poliey of the administraron is to do in the case till af ter Jan. 1, the President does not for a moment overloot the faet that a Itepubhcan congress will soon assemble and if by December the administration is unable to announce a Cuban policy tbere u-ill be great danger that congress vyill take matters into its oirn hands in some form. Madrid: It is stated on the best authority that the govermnei t of the United States has notifled the Spanish minister at Washington, Senor Depuy de Lome, that there is a necessity that Spain should act promptly in her eítorts to crush the insurreetion in Cuba. The news has caused quite a sensation here. The government has decided to curry on a vigorous campaign in Cuba iust as soon as the dry season comraences. Whatever may have been the cause of recent Spani.sli activity against the insurgents it is now known officially that Spain is about to open a campaign of far greater energy' than any thus far taken. Spaniardg Threatea o Jiivauc Florida. Havana: The excitement and bad feeling of the Spanish against the American government and people increases. It is reported that one high panish official said: "After we put down the Cuban insurreetion we will invade Florida with 1OO,üüO men, reconquer it and oblige Únele Sam to pay us 8500,000,000 for allowing filibustering expeditions to be fitted out against a peacef ui and friendly nation like Spain." In case of a riot in this city, which is not considered far off, the Americans here would be first attacked.


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