aced in front of the British and French Consulates, with orders to challenge every passer, and demand an answer to the challenge.
On Saturday, the 20th, Dr. John P. Kluge, an American citizen, and employee of the Panama Railroad Company, complained to the American Consul of the manner in which he and others had been molested b of fixing the responsibility where it belongs.
On the 23d, Flag-Officer Montgomery addressed a communication to Capt. Miller, in reference to the arrest of Dr. Kluge, on the night of the 21st, by the guard in front of the French Consulate, when he was detained a prisoner till morning.
Subsequently, Montgomery addressed Capt. protection of Consulates in foreign ports from ships-of-war, and gave that officer to understand that their operations must be confined to the precincts of the Consulates, and not one foot beyond; and had he known in time of the imprisonment of Dr. Kluge, he would have employed the necessary means to procure his instant release.