PETITION TO STOP WAR.
Senator Hoar Presents One Signed by Well-Known Men.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4. - Senator Hoar (Rep., Mass.,) presented to-day a petition signed by a number of distinguished citizens of this country, praying for the suspension of hostilities in the Philippine Islands and asking that an opportunity be given for a discussion of the situation between the Government and the Filipino leaders. The following are among the names attached to the petition:
Carl Schurz, George F. Edmunds, Judson Harmon, J. Sterling Morton, George S. Boutwell, Charles Francis Adams, W. D. Howells, Mark Twain, the Rev. C. H. Parkhurst, W. Bourke Cockran, Robert Treat Paine, T. K. Boyesen, Bishop Huntington, Bishop Vincent, Anson Phelps Stokes, John Burroughs, and William Lloyd Garrison.
Included in the list are the names of thirty-six professors in the University of Chicago and a number of other educators.
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