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AMERICO-SPANISH WAR.

. • Washinoton, Aug. 22. The Spaniards at Porto Rico are appealing to the American troops for protection from re- ■ veoge by the natives. • . „ The Spanish Government have appointed commissioners to superintend the evacuation of Cuba- Marshal - Blanco is not in- ' eluded.- ■ . ■ General Merrett, in. a despatch to his Government, announces that Manila and suburbs have surrendered, but not the whole • of the Philippines.' . - It is reported that the . Americans have entered into a friendly agreement with' Aguinaldo. Aug. 23. Ihe situation at Manila is unsatisfactory. Hundreds of insurgents are deserting, arid are trying to enter the city. Aguinaldo, the insurgent, leader, has cut the water supply of ! the city. President McKinley proposes to annex only ' the island of liuzon.restorin'g the rest of the Philippines to Spain on obtaining a guarantee of equal commercial privileges with Spain. ...

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AMERICO-SPANISH WAR., Mataura Ensign, Issue 476, 25 August 1898

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AMERICO-SPANISH WAR. Mataura Ensign, Issue 476, 25 August 1898

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