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limpson'B Fleet om th City
NEWARK OPENS FIBE.
Shot Struck a Church in the
Heart of the City.
Jessation op hostilities.
Tract Snt From City Bcfort the
Id Attack Wu Made General stiles
Lji in a Pouring Sain Premier Sa
lt Resigns From Spanish Cabinet
L Troop For Manila.
l Del Este, July 11 At half
S In the morning-, aner several
i flnriini shots over the ridge
litng Santiago from the sea, the
t States cruiser Newark opened
to the city with her eight Inch
signal corps olflcera stationed on
the ridge reported me erreci or
kots. The New Tork, Brooklyn
hdlana participated In the firing-,
Prvals of five minutes. The bom
ient lasted for two hours, when
al Shatter reported that the shells
kiostly falling In the bay and do
st little damage.
last shot, however, struck a
bent church In the heart of the
thlch was heavily stored with
r and ammunition, causing a
(idous explosion. The extent of
mage is not yet known.
in the warships ceased firing and
General Shatter had begun a
attack a flag of truce was seen
V from the city. The object of
as not known at noon, when the
correspondent left the front.
' Admiral Sampson visited (Jen
nies Immediately on his arrival
tien the Tale went to Slboney,
il Miles and his personal staff
S In a pouring rain.
KBARDMENT IN A 'STORM.
cr and Lightning and Roar of
kfuns Appalled Spaniards.
Antonio, July 12. The Brooklyn,
and Indiana, under Commodore
began the bombardment of the
Santiago at 6.16 In the evening,
Blence to a request from Oeneral
conveyed by a signal from the
tartrilps lined up from Che east
a quarter of a mile from the
and fired over' the limestone
tat come down to the sea and
e cltv, five miles away. The
rdment was continued for one
SI shots had been fired from the
auns Commodore Schley became
:ed that the Brooklyn's Are was
short and ordered a cessation.
lots were fired apparently with
tellberation and at intervals of
Incites. The signals from the
kniKninced that the shells fell
t short and a little to the left of
lanlrh position. At dusk the
bn ceased firing.
i the bombardment began a
storm was in progress, with
king the roar of Commodore
gonsceuld be heard the shriek-
f he shelb as they sped an their
the doomed Spanish city. Then
long echo from the hills back
ago, and sometimes a veal of
prolonged the reverbratlons
e the impression that the cltv
hoarded from sky, sea ami land.
piiuuium must nave been ap
to the Spaniards, and if Oeneral
made the demonstration for
re effect which It would have
wavering enemy be probably
nn ena. ,
pRAL MILES ARMVESY
rval Off Santiago on the Amtl
lary Cruiser Val.
tngtos, July 12. General Nelson
s, commanding the United
rmy, bos arrived off Rniaa
pun cne arrival of the auxiliary
on wnicn General lilies
pith Admiral Sampson and the
manaera were soon In confer
urlng the early afternoon Gen
Ks landed at Playa Dei Este
Jmunlcated with General Rhnf.
t landing the American forces
Dtlsgo. With telonhnna
Inderstood to have been Gen-
fs- purpose to proceed Immedl-
i oeneral Shatter's headquar
JSiboney. and after discussing
lifter the IaUer's plan of cam-
EmaKe a personal examlna
e American position. It Is not
ferstood that General Miles Is
ede General Shatter In com-
xne United States forces be
ago. General 8hafter la nnAr.
Ire under written Instructions
secretary of war, approved
resident, mil an inr t.
flcally to do so he will retain
fluent official of the war de-
I ww late last night that
P administration nor General
ny aesire to detract an lota
credit due to General Shatter
lans by which he hopes to
Vlctorv at C.l. .
Jtably taut run made by the
p inim cnarler.ton to San-
UarUcUlrlV II ,Li
F'Js. She left rhrlB.fn
morning at 2 o'clock, mak
tt" In a trifle less than two
halt She had on board the
wachusetts. one of the regl
Jeneral Oarrettson'i brigade.
Commander Made Pro
Jamaica, July IL The sur
ntlago was formally offered
JMlsh commander, General
erday, but the conditions at-
prompt refusal of the
Weral Shatter. General Tor-
Cwi contemplated the lm
rwder of the city, but he
.rrnT h permitted to
r under arms and with fly- j
tar colon and declared that he would
fight to the last ditch unless the con
ditions were accepted.
General Shatter replied that nothing
but surrender would be considered by
him. but he consented to cable the
Spanish offer to Washington, In the
meantime extending the armistice.
It waa shortly before noon when a
little group of Spanish officers, under
a flag of truce, came out from the yel
low wall of the besieged city and slowly
made Its way toward the American
line. A detail was sent to meet them
and they were escorted to comfortable
quarters, while the letter from General
Toral waa carried to General Shatter's
tent, two miles from the front. The
letter waa couched In the Icily cour
teous terms, characteristic of such
communications and was brief as pos
sible. It bore the signature of General
Toral, who commands at Santiago
alnce General Linares was wounded,
and stated that he was prepared to
surrender the city provided his army
would be permitted to capitulate
"without honor." This, he explained,
meant that the Spanish forces should
be unmolested and go in any direction
they wished with arms and flying their
SPANISH PRISONERS ARRIVE.
Officers and Sailors of CerverVs Fleet
at Portsmouth, N. II.
Portsmouth. N. H., July 11. The St.
Louis arrived yesterday with 748 Span
ish enlisted sailors and 64 officers
aboard, captured from Cevera's squad
ron. Her coming waa heralded by the
United States coast signal service. The
fidelity with which the course of the
big ship was traced and reported to the
navy department at short Intervals
from the moment that she was first
sighted off the coast affords a striking
Illustration of the perfection which this
branch of the naval service has at
tained under the energetic direction of
Captain Bartlett. Every life saving
station and every lighthouse on the
coast which sighted the ship flashed
Its report by telephone and telegraph
straight into the headquarters of the
service In the navy department. The In
cident Is gratifying as showing the re
mote danger of any hostile ship ap
proaching United States ports without
the knowledge of the naval department.
Admiral Cervera himself was among
the unwilling passengers on the St.
Louis. He will not remain, at Ports
mouth, however, but as soon as the en
listed men are landed on Seavy's
Island, in the quarters prepared for
them at short notice, he, with the of
ficers of his squadron, save the sur
geons, who will be left with the men,
will be sent to Annapolis to be con
fined within the limits of the Naval
EXODUS OP TROOPS FOR MANILA.
To Leave San Frnnolaco Thin Week,
Stopping lit Honolulu En Route.
San Francisco, July 12. This week
will ace another exodus of the Manila
forces. Thursday morning the Peru,
carrying Major General E. S. Otis and
staff, six troops of the Fourth United
States cavalry, under command of
Colonel Kellogg, and two light batteries
of the Sixth United States artillery,
under command of Major Gnigan, and
the City of Pueblo, with the Four
teenth Infantry detachment, will steam
out of the harbor. Major General Otis
has decided not to wait for the New
Tork volunteers, but will proceed at
once to Honolulu to assist, according
to his orders, In the ceremonies of oc
cupying the city.
The Fourth cavalry. Sixth artillery
and Fourteenth infantry will have the
privilege of taking part in the cere
monies. They will remain in Honolulu
until the other three vessels of the
fleet of five destined for the fourth
expedition come on, then the whole
force of the troops, with Major Gen
eral E. 8. Otis and Brigadier General
H. O. Otis, will proceed to Manila.
The troops for the Rio Janeiro and
St. Paul have not ret been selected.
The fifth, and probably the last, ex
pedition to the Philippines will await
the return transports of the first ex
pedition, the Australia, City of Sydney
and Peking. The quartermaster's de
partment is now looking for a trans
port to take the First New Tork volun
teers to Honolulu.
SPAIN'S PREMIER RESIGNS.
lie Advlnes the Formation of sv Mili
London, July 12. The Madrid corre
spondent of The Times, telegraphing
Monday, says: "Senor 8agasta went
to the palace today and tendered his
resignation and that of the cabinet It
Is said that he advised the queen re
gent to appoint a new cabinet, largely
consisting of the military element,
which would not necessarily mean the
adoption of a warlike policy, but prob
ably the reverse.
"It Is generally expected that the
resignation will be accepted, but the
rerfult may possibly be merely a partial
reconstruction of the cabinet. The
ministers are now In council, and
Senor Sagasta has doubtless communi
cated to them an account of his audi
ence with the queen regent"
Merrtmao Heroes Released.
Kingston, Jamaica, July 12. Lieuten
ant Richmond P. Hobsoa and the seven
seamen who, on June I last sunk the
collier Merrlmac In the channel of San
tiago harbor, were released on Wednes
day last. The other men released are
Osborn Delgnan, coxswain; George F.
Phillips, machinist; John Kelly, water
tender; George Charette, a gunner's
mate; Daniel Montague, seaman; J. C.
Murphy,coxswaln; Randolph Clausen,
coxswain. The prisoners given In ex
fhange for these brave heroes were
Lieutenant Aries and 14 non-commissioned
officers and privates.
D. & SENATOR ON TRIAL
Richard R. Kenney, of Delaware,
Before a Jury.
EVEJTT WITHOUT A PBEOEDEHT.
Indicted Upon Eleven Counts, Charge
Ins; Him With Aiding; and Abetting
William X. Bogs ta Looting the
Dover Bank to the Extent of 3,SOO.
Wilmington, Del., July 12. A trial
probably unprecedented In the annala
of this country, that of a member of
the United States senate on a criminal
charge, began In the United States
circuit court in this city yesterday
afternoon before Judge Bradford. The
defendant Is Richard Rollln Kenney, of
Dover, Junior United States senator
from Delaware, Indicted upon a charge
of aiding and abetting William N.
Hoggs, who has confessed to robbing
the First National bank, of Dover, of
which Institution he was paying teller,
of the sum of 1107,000. The counts In the
Indictment to which Senator Kenney
has pleaded not gutlty, charge him with
aiding and abetting Boggs to the ex
tent of about $3,600.
Two men, Ezeklel T. Cooper, of Mil
ford, and Thomas S. Clark, of Dover,
have already been convicted of similar
charges and are now serving terms of
18 months and Ave years respectively.
In the New Jersey penitentiary at
Boggs was the principal witness for
the prosecution in each case. Ills story
IV. f 1
was to the effect that the greater part
of his stealings were expended In stock
speculations and gambling, and that In
the stock speculations the defendants
were associated with him by partici
pating In his deals and that they gave
him their checks when they had no
funds in the bank, Boggs taking care
of them from the bank's funds. The
high position of the defendant drew to
the court room a crowd that Jammed
Its capacity, a large number of women
being among the spectators.
As soon as the defense had renewed
the formal plea of not guilty, which
had been withdrawn pending argument
on demurrers to the Indictment, as a
result of which 14 counts In the Indict
ment, charging conspiracy with Boggs,
had been ruled out, leaving 11 counts
charging aiding and abetting, the work
of drawing the trial Jury was com
menced. It occupied nearly an hour,
both sides closely scrutinizing each
Juror called, and exercising their full
powers of challenge. Tbe Jury as finally
selected consists of eight members of
the Jury which convicted Clark.
The first witness was Harry A. Rich
ardson, nrrsldont of the bank. He
testified to the defalcation by Uogg
and sai l that Roggs lulmitted to him
his crime. This wns all the government
brought out from President Richard
son, but the defense put hlin through tt
long cross-examination, bearing upon
the fact that ho never had any sus
picion If Boggs' dishonesty until after
hlB flight, when the defalcation was
T. Edward Ross, of Philadelphia, an
expert accountant, who went over the
bank's books, testified that the defalca
tion amounted to $107,000. He also said
that he found that various checks
drawn by Mr. Kenney had come to the
bank and been cashed when he had not
a sufficient balance to hla credit to
E. D. Pa, of Philadelphia, who waa
manager for E. Cuthbert & Co., the
firm of brokers with which Boggs con
ducted his stock speculations, testified
that checks signed by Kenney were
used In the stock transactions. All were
produced and offered in evidence save
one for 1250. and the defense objected to
the admission of testimony with re
spect to this one. Pending decision
upon this objection, the coart ad
journed until today.
Our Lohh 1,880 Killed and Wounded,
Washington, July 11. The battle be
fore Santiago Friday and Saturday,
July 1 and 2, cost the American army
220 killed and 1,284 wounded, while 79
men are still missing. The grand totat
of casualties Is therefore 1,683. - The
figures are as follows: Killed, 11 offi
cers and 208 enlisted men; wounded, 81
officers and 1.203 enlisted men; missing,
79 enlisted men.
Snrvey of Wrecked Cruiser.
Kingston, Jamaica, July 12. The
board of . survey appointed to ex
amine the wrecks of the Spanish ships
and to Inquire Into the nature of their
Injuries reports that only one ship can
possibly be saved. She la the Infanta
Maria Teresa, the former flagship of
Admiral Cervera. ,
Brave Crew on Burning Htranrer.
Barnegat, N. J., July 11. The Clyde
line steamship Delaware, bound from
New Tork to Charleston. S. c. which
caught Are at sea Just above here Fri
day night was utterly destroyed. Com
manded by an American aklnner. with
an -American crew, the lives of her 35
passengers were saved amid thrilling
acts oi Heroism. Not until every pas
senger waa safe did a member of th
crew attempt to care for himself, and
many of them bear as marks of honor
huge scars and blisters from the flames
they courageously faced. For Captain
A. P. Ingraham and his brave men the
rescued passengers speak In enthusias
tic praise. Coolness, courage, discip
line and the broadest humanity were
Itsplayed amid the most trying circum
stances and in the face of almost cer
tain death. Not one act of cowardice
can he recorded against a man of the
Postal Service to Cuba,
Atlanta, Ga., July 11. Colonel L. M.
Terrell, superintendent of the railway
mail service, left last night for San
tiago to establish a postal service be
tween that city and the United Htta.
He expects the government to open up
a postal service at the different pelnts
as fast as they are captured, and will
arrange for . a regular Una of mall
Death of Hear Admiral Amman.
Washington. Julv 18. nur Admiral
Ammen, one of the heroes of the civil
war. died at the Naval hosnltal hern
yesterday, aged 78 years. Admiral Am
men naa been at the Naval hospital
for ten months, and death waa due to
general enfeeblement of the system.
ELEVEN HEN KILLED.
Xxploalon of Gaa In Water Work Tna
nel Under Lake Erie.
Cleveland. July 12. The lives of 11
men were snuffed out In the twinkling
of an eye last night as a result of an
explosion of gas In the hlg water works
tunnel that Is being constructed under
the bottom of Lake Erie. Following
are the names of the killed: John
Parks, foreman; James Parks, brother
of John; John Fradey, an Italian; Tony
Bruenettl. Italian; John , Italian;
Emerson Smith, bricklayer; John Mc
Cauley, William Tucker (colored). Qua
Watts. Frank Clements, Frank Haney.
The tunnel Is an Immense affair, be
ing projected to extend outward from
the shore for a distance of four and a
halt miles, and It has been under con
struction for more than a year. The
work has been attended with great dif
ficulty. About six weeks ago there waa
an explosion of gas In the shore end
of the big hole, which killed eight men
and injured a number of others. Soon
afterward a big pocket of quicksand
was struck and work was stopped for
some time. The contractors then asked
for permission to deflect the course of
the tunnel from the route fixed by the
city engineers, but it was refuted.
Work was finally resumed and hud
progressed uneventfully until .last
evening, when this latest and most hor
rible accident came.
No one will ever be able to tell how
the explosion happened, for every wit
ness is dead, and the bodies of all are
lying where they fell, 6,000 feet out
under the lake. The only man In the
tunnel who escaped death Is Con
O'Donnell. a locktender, who was sta
tioned 2,700 feet from the bore. He
heard an explosilon or series of ex
plosions. He says there were ten of
the shocks, and the concussion was
something terrible. It threw him off
his feet, and for hours he was In such
a dated condition that he could scarce
ly remember what happened. He final
ly groped, his way out and told what
Two men, Patrick Vonseer and Mar
tin McCauley, were the first to venture
In the tunnel after the accident oc
curred. They made their way to a
lock, 5.200 feet from the shore, but
were there overcome by the gas and
fell to the floor. When they failed to
return a young man named James
Clements, son of one of the men who
was killed, and who was employed sh
a mule driver, went to their rescue.
He found them almost unconscious
lying over a mule cart and succeeded
In helping them to the well at the
shore end of the tunnel. The wouldbe
rescuers say all the lights were out
beyond the 6,000 feet lock and that they
could not go any further.
to mm ESCAPE.
General Shatter's Efforts to Carry
Oat President's Injunction
FOR SURRENDER OF SANTIAGO.
THE HAWAIIAN COMMISSION.
Question of Public I.nndn, Elective
EranchlMii and Fortlflcatlnns.
Washington. July 12. The American
members of tbe commission appointed
by the prettldent under the act an
nexing Hawaii to the United States
were In conference at the Capitol yes
terday. Senator Cullom was chosen
chairman of the commission and other
officials daslgnated. It waa impossible
to fl'x a definite time of departure, but
Aug. 1 was agreed upon as the ap
proximate day for sailing from San
Francisco. It Is expected that about
two months will be spent In Hawaii,
and the commission hopes to have ltn
recommendation prepared by the open
ing o the next session of congress.
There was some dtpcusslon at yes
terday's meeting of plans for the work
ahead, but this was necessarily Infor
mal. So fur ns opinion was expressed
It was fiivorahle to the adoption of the
exlxting Hmvalian statutes. Senator
Mornan Kave the other members of the
ccinimlHHion much Information concern
ing thcue laws, speaking of the legal
tyntem under the present Hawaiian
government us one excellently ndnpted
to local conditions. Among the queH
tlona with which the commission will
have to deul are the puhllc lands,
the elective franchise and fortifications.
The members of the commission gener
ally express the opinion that steps will
be taken to protect the Inland against
all poHsible foes, both by erecting for
tifications and by maintaining a force
of men sufficient for any probable
emergency. The present land laws of
the Inland are quite complicated, and
the chief end In view when thpy were
formulated was that of Inducing white
Immigration. The probabilities are
that they will be retained uuder the
new system, In the main.
The president's Intention of continu
ing President Dole as the governor of
the new territory was dismissed at the
meeting as a matter decided upon, and
was spoken of most approvingly. The
commissioners favor a full territorial
form of government, but they neces
sarily will postpone the consideration
of all matters of detail until they reach
Honolulu and have an opportunity to
confer with Messrs. Dole and Frear,
the Hawaiian members of the commis
Courtesies to Capttvo Officers.
Washington, July 12. Captain Coop
er, superintendent of the Naval acad
emy at Annapolis, spent some time
with Secretary Long yesterday after
noon going over the question of caring
for the Spanish naval prisoners. In
eluding AdnMral Cervera, who are to
be quartered at the academy. A com
plete understanding was reached by
wnicn tne Spanish officers will receive
every consideration consistent with
their rank. While relieving the pris
oners rrom an undue humiliation there
will be no disposition to bestow such
effusive courtesy upon them as to
place them In the light of hero martyrs.
The Harvard sailed yesterday from
Santiago, bringing the remaining Span
ish prisoners. They will be disposed of
tne same as those brought on the St.
Louis, the men going to Portsmouth
and the officers to Annapolis.
Mnlea Needed In Cuba.
New Tork, July 12. Stephen F. Bar
ton, chairman of the central Cukan re
lief committee, received a cablegram
yesterday from Miss Barton announc
ing that she had caused to be landed
In Cuba Sunday 12 tens of miscellan
eous relief sudoHm fmm ik. a,.,.
Texas. In her cableemm mi. nt.
aid that of all the conveyances neces
sary sne now neeas mules more than
anything else, and needs thorn tirnt.
ly. Arrangements are being made by
the quartermaster general's office for the
transportation of too mules from Char
leston. 8. C on the ahtps scheduled to
carry tha troops of the First brigade
of Major General Wilson's division,
which Is destined to go to Eantlago.
Testa of the Naval Ordnanc Give Un
satlnntctory It tilts In the Attempt
to Hhell Santiago Over the High
Hill From the Open Son.
Washington, July 11 General Shat
ter's report from Slboney sent Just be
fore midnight Sunday caused officials
of the war department to wait all day
with the expectation of hearing that
the bombardment of Santiago had be
gun. No word to that effect came, how
ever, up to the time the department
closed, and though there Is little reason
to doubt that the general carried out
the program of which he had notlfl1
the department It was regarded as pos
sible that he hod consented to a further
extension under the flag of truce in
view of certain signs of weakening on
the part of the Spanish commander.
It Is supposed here that General Miles
with additional reinforcements on the
Tale will arrive at Slboney this morn
ing and If a surrender has not been se
cured by that time It Is believed that
the assault upon the town proper will
be prosecuted at once with the greatest
energy and determination. The tests
made recently of the naval ordnance
gave very unsatisfactory results when
It waa attempted to project shells over
the high hills from the open sea Into
Santiago city. Possibly better results
may be attained today If the attack Is
resumed then, but there Is more likeli
hood that the main reliance will bo
upon such of the llKhter draught ves
sels of Admiral Sampson's fleet as may
succeed In getting closer to the shore
and In a better position than the heavy
The officials here are satisfied thut
what appears to be delay on the part of
General Shafter was ronlly cnuned by
his efforts to carry out strictly the presi
dent's Injunction to prevent the Span
ish army from escaping from Santiago.
He might have attacked the town sev
eral days ago with the result that If the.
Spaniards were overcome they would
have retreated without obstruction to
the northwest beyond the reach of our
soldiers to follow. General Shafter Is
disposed to save every life possible In
the war; probably having In mind the
particularly large proportion killed,
wounded and missing compared to the
total strength of his army in the battle
of Caney, which the official figures pro
mulgated today shows was exceptional
In modern warfare.
The little artillery duel of Sunday ap
pears to have been more serious In Its
results than was at first suspected by
General Shafter himself, for during the
afternoon lie was obliged to report as
one result the death of Captain Charles
W. Howell, Second Infantry, one of the
most gallnnt and popular officers of the
The cablo communication between
Washington and General Shatter's
headquarters has now been gotten Into
excellent condition, so that It has been
possible to receive at the department
message within 20 minutes after it han
been dispatched by General Shafter.
Colonel Allen, who Is In charge at Gen
eral Shafter's end of the line, reported
to the department that he is now en
gaged In laying a cable from (iuanta
numoto Plnya del Este, which will still
further retluiu the time required for thi
exchange of communications.
Nuvnl ol!!rlu!s Fay thnt a serious Ir
regularity occurred at the time the
ships of Admiral Ccrvera's fleet hauled
down their colors Hiid surrendered. In
quiries have brought out the fact that
the breech blockH of the guns were
thrown overboard, thus disabling the
guns and making them practically
worthless, and the valves by which the
ships were flooded opened after the sur
render, when, under the rules of war
fare, the enemy had ceased fighting and
had asked for quarter. It Is said that
further destruction to the ships at such
a time was both wanton and dishonor
able, and that if the persons respon
sible for it are located they are likely
to be held accountable.
Kx-Snimtor Conner llood.
Ocean City, Md., July 12. Former
United States Senator Omar D. Conger,
of Michigan, died at this place yes
terday afternoon. Mr. Conger was
born In New Tork state in 1818, and
became a resident of Michigan In 1845.
He was identified with nubile life In
that state from I860. He was a Re
publican in politics, and was elected to
the senate In 1881, and served six
years. He had previously represented
the state In the house of representa
tives for 14 years.
THE PRODUCE MARKETS.
As Reflected by Dealing In Philadel
phia and Baltimore.
Philadelphia, July 11. Flour firm; win
ter superfine, $3ru3.2S; Pennsylvania roller,
clear. $3.8Hr4; city mills, extra, :i.2M!3.40.
Rye flour was dull at $3.10 per barrel for
choice Pennsylvania. Wheat dull; No. 2
red, July, HVirnic. Corn steady; No. 2
mixed, July, 3i.ar,c. ; No. 2 yellow, for
local trade, 301:. Onts firm; No. 2 white,
40c. ; No. 2 white, clipped, S0'$31c. Hay
weak; choice timothy, $12 for large bales.
Heef firm; beef hams, $22.504iK); family,
IMCi 13.50. Lord steady; western steamed,
tii.Tfi. Hotter firm; western creamery, 13',$
tl7c; do. factory, Wul2c; Elglns, 17c;
imitation creamer'. 12fiHV4e.; fancy
prints jobbing at 18c Cheese steady;
large, white, 7c; small, white, lc; large,
colored, 787Hc; small, colored, Vc.; part
skims, 4-VuG'iC.; full skims, Zij2Ha Erki
firm; New York and Pennsylvania, 12
13c; western, fresh, 13i314c.
llaltlraore. July 11. Flour dull; western
superfine, $2.90&3.1G; do. family, $44.4S;
winter wheat, patent, $4.604.76. Wheat
easy; spot and month, (2V&c; August,
744t&7Sc; steamer No. 2 red, 7V4c; south
ern, by sample, wo 86c. Corn quiet; spot
and month, S43r.; August, 3Gft03Stte.;
steamer mixed, 24Kc: southern, white.
37c; do. yellow, 40c. Oats steady; No. I
hlte, ZQ0Uc; No. 2 mixed, 29
Z7ttc. Rye firmer; Ne. I nearby, 49ttc;
No. 2 western, 61Vfcc. Hay steady; No. 1
timothy, $U.eo12. Grain freights quiet;
steam to Liverpool, per bushel, $V4d.,
July; Cork, for orders, per quarter. Is.,
July; 8s. d., August, sugar strong:
granulated, 6.4Ttt. Butter steady; fancy
creamery, 1718c; do, imitation. 16c; do.
ladle, 13-fiHc; good ladle, 12c. Eggs firm;
fresh, 12c. Cheese steady; fancy New
Toik, largo. do. medium, Q
te.; do. small, K4c Lettuce, $1,100
1.2S per basket. Whisky, $1.2701.28 per
fallon for finished goods In carloads.
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Wednesday, Jnly 6. .
The state of Maryland will honor her
native son. Commodore Schley, with
a sword of honor for his destruction eC
Consul Snyder, at Port Antonio, Ja
maica, Is spending more than his sal
ary In forwarding soldiers' lettecs witk
A resolution was Introduced 1a con
gress thanking Commodore Schley as
the real hero of Santiago In the des
truction of Admiral Oervera's fleet.
Reports In Spain that Cervera had es
caped from Santiago caused great re
joicing, succeeded by feelings of gloers
and fears of disorder when the tmfl
Thursday, Jnly ?.
The Spanish ship Alfonso Xni was
sunk by our warship while xrylng
run the Havana blockade.
The lust ship of Cervera's iieet, the
Relna Mercedes, was sunk by our war
ships on Monday night In Santiago har
bor. Fifty Spanish prisoners of "war
the cruiser Harvard secured guns and
made a break for liberty. Six were
killed and IS wounded in suujjrr.aslnc
Last night President McKlnley u
sued a proclamation urging the rwrpVe,
upon next assembling at their pieces tt
worship, to offer praise to God for vic
tories gained and fervent prayers ier
Friday, July N.
General Young has left the eanvy
near Santiago for the United State,
seriously 111 with fever.
Off Santiago the auxiliary cruiser
Osceola captured a Spanish llKhter a&Jl
$50,000 worth of provisions.
Fifteen thousand starving refugees
from Santiago are being fed by tbe
Red Cross society at El Caney.
Cases of malarial fever. Induced by
heat and exposure, are on the Increa-ie
among the American troops at Sa
tlago. The Spanish schooner Galllto, loadfvl
with provisions, was captured by tie
gunboat Eagle eust of Cape l'opu,
Most of the Spanish cabinet favor
peuce, but apparently fear the rae of
the people, who have been deceived by
false stories of victory.
The prospects for the capitulation of
Santiago without further fighting grow
with each hour of delay. The nrc
blshop has appealed to General lilunc
to surrender the city.
Saturday, July ft.
General Miles, with 1,720 volunteers,
has sailed for Santiago.
Admiral Sampson cables that thrweof
Cervera's fleet may be saved.
Food and water are scarce In Santl
ngo. One biscuit recently sold for In
The only Spanish fleet above watet
has re-entered the Suez canal un Its
. The transports Iroquois and Cheroketi
brought to Tumpu, Flo., 450 wounded .
men from Santiago.
It Is reported that General Pando has
withdrawn from Santiago with his
troops and left General Toral iu the
There have been no cases of yellow
fever nmong the American troops is
Cuba, so far ns Surgeon General Wy
Monday, July 1 1.
The underclothing received at Chloka
tnntign Is sufficient to equip an army of
Two hundred and thirty-five sick nnd
wounded soldiers reached the general
hospital at Fort Mcl'herson, Ga., from
The Culinns report to General Shnfle?
that the Spaniards have evacuated in
little town of Poscanluos, three jnll5
General Shafter announced that tht
bombardment of Santiago begins today.
Sunday's action was only a preliminary
Admiral Camnra has been allowed U.
conl at Port Said, provided he furnished
a written guarantee that ha would to--turn
directly to Spain..
The magnanlmou.s oonrtuct of the
American ofllccrs toward the Spanish
prisoners has gTently strengthened the
tendency In Spain towards peace.
The tone of aBie Russian press Is very
bitter ngalnst the United States. One
iioper characterizes the destruction of
Cervera's fleet ns "brutal slaughter."
The misery nit the refugees who have
been flocking from Santlugo for several
days past is on the increase. Thousand
of families are squatted along the road
sides entirely without food or shelter.
Huny deaths ore reported among tlicia.
BRIEF ITEMS OF NEWS.
Both houfes of congress adjourned
sine die on Friday.
Thomas Cntching3 was renominated
for congress from Mississippi.
Another plot nt Seoul, the capital or
Corca, against the government har
Fire In Midway, Ta.,. consumed the
Crescent flouring mills and other prop
erty. Loss, $75,000.
The French line steamer La Bour
gogne was sunk In a collision off Sable
Island, and 661 lives Were lost.
Tuesday, Sept. 6, has been fixed as
the day for the execution of Charles O.
Kaiser, the Norrlstown wlfo murderer.
The Hawaiian annexation, resolutions -were
passed In the senate by vote of
42 to 21, on Weadnesday, signed by the
president and are now a part' of the
J. B. Gulllemaln, who was found
guilty of the murder of Ms uncle at St. .
Liblere, Quebec, and who was ar- -rested
In Blddeford, Me., was sentenced J
to be hanged on Sept. 30.
Mrs. George M. Pullman has re "
nounced benefits under her late hus
band's will. This Is preliminary to
making claim to her Bhare of the es
tate under her dowager rights.
Halton ft . Shoemaker's five story
brick factory building, at Boone and'
Diamond streets, Philadelphia, was en
tirely destroyed by Are yesterday. In- '
volving a loss of about $100,000.
All bicycle records from 2 to 20 miles
were broken by Linton, the Welsh
rider, and Taylore, tha French rider,
at Philadelphia Tuesday night Taykrra
made a new hoar record 2$ miles,
rcrfls ' Linton won the JO mile ran
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