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THE CONDEMNED FILIBUSTERS. I THEIR EXECUTION POSTPONED. I American Interference Resented, I WASHINGTON, Monday.-lb is authoritatively stated that at the request of the United States the Spanish Government will postpone carrying out the death sentences passed upon the Ameri- cans captured on board the Competitor until the views of the United States respecting the applica- tion to these cases of the Treaty of 1795 and the Protocol of 1877 can be presented. This will involve a delay of some weeks, while the United States and Spain are exchanging correspondence on the interpretation to be given to the Treaty provisions, and it is hoped that meanwhile popular excitement here and in Spain will become allayed. Ret&tc-r. THE EXECUTIONS STAYED. I MADRID, Monday.—The Government nas telegraphed to General Weyler ordering him not to carry out the execution of the Competitor filibusters, and to send all documents connected with the case to M id rid preparabory to the sentences being quashed, as being contrary to the treaties of 1795 and 1877 be. tween Spain and the United States, The prisoners will subsequently be tried by ordinary tribunal. It is understood that the Government has appealed to the patriotism of General Weyler and other officers not to abandon their posts in consequence of this decision. HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF. A STIRRING EPISODE OF 1873. An almost exact parallel to the present* situa- tion between Spain and the United States arose in 1873, during the last great Cuban insurrection, and it had a stirring sequel. On October 23rd in that year, according to "The Story of the Filibusters," by M: J. J. Roohe (Fisher Unwin, 1891), the. steamer Virginius cleared from Kings- ton, Jamaica, for Port Llmon, Costa Rica, but touching at Port-au-Prince received a cargo of war materials whioh, with a hundred or so of passengers, were to be landed upon the Cuban coast for the service of the insurgents. On the high seas and flying the United States flag, she was chased and ultimately captured by the Spanish gunboat Tornado. Curiously enough, the vessels were sister ships, and both bad formerly been blockade runners during the American Civil War. The Virginius was taken into Santiago de Cuba, where neither the American commander, Captain Fry, nor any of the British subjects on board, were given access to their consuls. Four insurgent leaders, Cespedes, Ryan, Varona, and Del Sol, were, after trial by court-martial, Shot at sunrise on the fifth day after the capture, their heads being afterwards carried on pikes through the city. On the day following, November 7th, Captain Fry and 51 of his passengers and seamen were shot and the bodies mutilated. Of these no less than 16 wflre British subjects. Although Senor Castelar, then in power, moved by a dispatch from the British Government, ap- pealed to the local authorities for delay, General Burriul, tho Spanish commandant, took not the slightest notice, but sentenoed the remaining 93 prisoners to death. In this emergency, when it appeared that no diplomatic action on the parb of either GreatBritain or the United States could pub a stop to General Burriel's diversions, an English officer had the cotirage to act without waiting for orders. Sir Lambton Lorraine, in command of a sloop, H.M.S. Niobe, then lying at Kingston, sailed instantly on learning of the executions, pub into SantiagoaeCuba, cleared for action, and with- out saluting the forts, anchored abreast of the Tornado and her prize. Calling on the Spanish Governor, Capb. Lorrainedemanded that the mas- sacres be stopped, on the ground that there were British subjects among thOPrisoners. Burriel deny- 1Br, the right of interference, stated that all the British prisoners had been shot already. In that case Captain Lorraine undertook, in bhe absence of any American squadron, to represenb the United States. Stop these murders," he said, or I shall bombard your town." The murders were stopped.

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