THE CUBAN REVOLT.
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MADRID, October 8. The niece of General Cineros, President of Cuba, who was. sentenced to life imprisonment for being connected with the rebels in Cuba, has succeeded in effecting her escape from the Spanish authorities,
October 9. Senov Sagasta, the Premier,- has offered to grant autonomy to Cuba, but under Spanish suzerainty. The Cuba rebel leaders refused the offer, insisting upon absoluto independence. General Weyler, who refused Senor Sagasta's request to resign as commander-in-chief of the Spanish troops in Cuba, has been recalled, and will be succeeded by General Blanco, late. Governor of the Philippine Islands, and commander of the Spanish forces operating against the Philippine rebels. Preparations are being made for the despatch of an additional 20,000 men to reinforce the Spanish troops in Cuba. SenorSagasta has reminded the American Govern ment that America is largely responsible for the continuation of the Cuban rebellion.
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