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.NOT TJIJJOKiH YET
A.DMIBAL DEWEY NOT SATISFIED
WITH LAURALS GAINED.
lo.lli.aa up h L SiKiinl 1 riniph ami Threat
! to liumbaru I'urtwof 1 1, e l'hllipjuu
Cable t ut Nsiain Ack uow lrtl(; lit-r
t leeu Jrtruiliou.
Mabwh, May 3.-E1 Liberal fays
Ih-weybas demanded she furreiider of
a. I Spanish vessels in ti.e Archipelego,
t ireatemng to bombard tie porta if re
lused. The formation of a nt national
iii.niBtry is possible.
I ( JWiS, May 3. The Daily Mail Lai
a l.tpt.tch from Hong Kong dated Mon
ti v, saying Tlewey's fleet is off Ojrres.i
l t island, hotly engaged with iorre
there. Elea 'Tic exjtrinieEt- lio ,iw
iai.!e to be cut at or near Mai.iU.
tw Yohk, May 3. The central cable
oihre of the AVtHtern Union Telejrarih
o 'H-f thi afternoon iesueii the iollowiii
'We are officially advised by the
Kanrern Extention company that the
cable between Hocg Koni; and Manila
Lomjon, May 3. An official news
a.'fney'a dispatches from Maifrid tays
Saifata has gone to the palace. It i
undtrstood he will communicite difc
patihes announcitis that ti.e town of
Cavtta haa Wen razed, unfortified part
of .Vaniia burned.
Offi. ial re' agency dinpatches from
Madrid Bay Americans tired petroleum
bombs. An extraordinary cabinetcouncii
was convoked at 7 iclot k laH evening.
l aphid, May 2. Romero Kobleoo will
ue-tion the government in the eetiate
U) 'ay on events at Manilla.
I eoples minds are too full of the dis
aster to think of anything but avenging
the surprise at Manila bay.
tiovemor Agnllera's entire energy is
required to watch popular feeiing. The
peop.e are certain to require a propitia
ha. ui. The Spanish admiral acknow 1
e !geg bis fleet haa Ijeen completely de-moii'-hed
The United states fleet is
olockading Manila. The bombarduient
of Manila is expected to take place.
Londo.v, My 3. A dispatch to the
"Daily Mail from Madrid dated yet ter lay
morning says: The cabinet ministers
admit that the naval battle off Carite
ended in. utter rout, but 'hey are resoiv
e i Ui pptre no efforts in the defei.se of
MOKii), May 2, 8 a. m. A 'ispat:h
to tlie Liberal from Manilasays Admiral I
Ma '!, the panUb comman tr, ac- j
koo- 1-di.rS that the Spanish tUat has
been coiupltelv de ohstii. He add-
tnat iun crew ot lh- S auisn
Mm.iana has lieen i-aved.
Tli British consul at Manila, K
R-.n-W.ker, has conferred with
Coui.ao'iore Deney. The object of their
joni n-:.ce is not kn w n.
Further advices from M.m'la t the
Line ji tays the United si-fce Ueet big
taken up a position in front of Manila
tnd lias established a blockade of the
W. Tiie population of Manila is flee
og ir m ttie city. A bombar itnent of
,hts town is expected .o a'o p!a. to
aay. 9JHPATCU KKOM AOMtRAL MhSTKJO B1I0W3
HIS I TTKlt K'lU r.
Mth!I)t Miy . W'niie ministers
umiay eveniim eri d.g Miafing Gover-ior-Te.nerl
Aut'us i'e di-tyateh rumors
reachtd the cabinet that the newgpaper
uen had received news of the second
nwntiint. 0--nerai C. rrea and Ad
niral Ber'jiejo irumediat-'ly communi
ated witii theirdcpar:iut-r,tx, and fou d
;hat a fr so diapa eh '"-in-,? dwipli
sred. rreuner Haiasta o dored ihe dis
na'ch brought to the council for de
cipheru;jj. The con.ud ' nord ns? of
!.. mc-'taite showe.i ' h i s-tate of mind of
t:ie sender, Adm ral Mon'.ejo, but final
!y its co:il'-tiis nere ncidated
iemoost rated the ompl-te dejtruction
ot the Spfiiiisti s piadron.
General C.r' mt Admiral Bermejo
il tai..ht: 1 1 t h-! ii ii-eri re.'ent. w ho
was tmbiy diatreo-sed. ,
Madrid was not excited this morning,
hut sad faces were to be seen every
wuere. The newspapers. r-nnr the sir t
demonstrations m le ia-t evenii g
aiin.'-t ti.e cahi.-.e: an '.ml 'vor of Ge .
eral Weyler. Aero a Jo people gather
ed before I u neral vieyler's residence,
cheering f .r-tUe form-r c.4:.tair.-general
ofUaba", jii?d iinother e- vd as rnble.d
beiore the houte of 4'rtin.icr Sajrasf and
The peilect ordered the crowds to be
dispersed. Several arrests aere made.
Prrparad for Immediate Action.
Wasuimoton, May 3. When asked if
Um army was preparing for an invasion
. of Cuba at an early date Secretary Alger
"We are preparing for immediate ac
tion and we try to keep so prepared, but
plans made tadaj wiay of necessity have
. Wo ohsnuri tntnorrow. ana trial is
whv we are compelled to keep absolute
silence, tor etery detail that be.omis
douhtfnl necessitates snother change.
rmpttU of Anotknr Tlattlf..
Rn, Jaksiro, May 3.-T..e fp n sb
irntiiwat Temararb has arrived here aim
i fluh t is expected. .
fueBpanish gunboat Temerarlo sti.i
ismiaios at Eiuwnxla, on the La Plata
brah has been for day or twe
Aderirola repairs of her machinery
TrrlH Ama iriaa late ts.
' Vomia, Hay 3. The Austrian cruism
, Vari Tharsam has been omstm unB
fif CCka to protsct tha intartati
DARK FOR SPAIN
Madrid TutikkI )-r for 11m Slllilnry U '
Lonoo.", May 1. A special diipatoh ;
fioui .VaJiiJ siys martial law hs been
prix-laimed tiiere. Trie euttouiary pro- '
Cia ua-.toli was j w-ted Us t tii,;ht.
M.htary patrols have j it appeared in
Puerto del ol, tiie prm ipal s juare of
Tad proclimation of martial law is
due to thast:tuie o; certa.n pjiitn-al
parties, ginci th news from Manila.
The wh jle narr:son i- rei'iy in the bar
rick?. It i-j s.:; s e at Mj Ir.J that !
tilt! ha'f-bre-tl-i at MamU ar.-euai, in
areuu at iea.rt, c it tii- c a lira c-i.-n-cii:ig
witri tne u i.iiarine m ues, en
ahiin ivwey to force the harbjr in
A'i'jther di-parcii gate that all j
cia -ses in Madrid, ea;K-ci.ily p itu-ians,
jaope lor intervention oi c intim ir.ai
powa.-s, .-pi? iiily Oernuny and Ufia.
Ttie Madrid cvire-pjndent of the
Stindar-J, teiegrap.un,: at uidnitit, i
" enor Airuiiers, tiie civil poveruor of '
Ma Irid, has jiii p iste loa the walls of
t e home utiice th- ctt'Stoinary procia- .
aiarioa mtamitiuj; that the irj.ne o"li :e i
authorities to iidi r the c.re-i.-inU:ii es j
ju tify tii'. handin.' over to the ui-lil..ry ,
autii rules th"ms.on of keeping ord-r.
' Le tenant-General I ahau. captain- '
g 'ti' rai of adrid, has assumed charge :
an i the rirst milira-y p-trois have ju.t .
appeared in the Puuito de Sol. Tne,
measure has lxen taken in coase'iuence ;
of the attitude of cer.ain political p-miei
a. nee o niay.
Madkid, May 4. The cabinet council
ifter a late ueseiou decide i to proclaim i'"Ontained in the dispatch went to ro -a
state of siege immediateiv, Miniulers ', '"lr,n t,ie view 'hat the H(Jir a noth
deny the existence of a cabinet crh-is. i m more than a naval reoj. n ii u -. .
mob st ink a Tli KATES 1 No news came from Admiral Jeey'
The mob last night attempted to ! Klua,ron now on its way to the Phil
break into the Apollo tbeai re and bold i l'ifie isiands to do baltle wits the
a manifestation. The p. lice prevent d , -panish fleet. Ot.e oflicial (ointeJoiu
the attempt from being sin cetsful, but 1 ysterday that f Admiral leev su--
the crowd broke all the windows before !
they were dispersed.
Immediately after the declaration of
martial law large numbers of the police
and the civil guards occupied the princi-
pa; etreftt. Ihe Puerto del Sol is heid
by a trquadron of the Princess husars, j
while the Pa via hussars, dismounted, ;
are in the Ponteja- square near the j
telegraph ofiice. Considering the extra-
ordinary precautions that havs been i
taken there are remarkably few people j
Will ll.il.l lo ('hillppliira.
STasiiiViiTO. Nay 4. The cabl et is jf o:u Manila that the American squa V
fxpected to decide whether troops shall i r,m has Iw-en s gbted off Bolioao, north
oeheir o aswst Mecy in retaining of Manila, t ut the weather is t-.o Mo-m .
povestion oi Manila. . j(r the fleet to commnuicaie with ihe
The pi -in ieut will await advices from j innnrgentg.
Commodore Uewey lIore deciding Madkid, April 30. Dispatches n
tviiet er to i-en l ipxips to Manila. 'reived here yes'erday from Manila, the
Toe administration has practically de- Lapital of the" Philippine islands, says
jided to occupy the Philippines with a the United Stalet fl-et is exp-i-t"d to
?tronir military force as soon as possible arrive at Manila on Sunday. The Span
Uitr Comiieniore Uiwey'e report, which 1 ,8n fl..t iia t.en div.ded into two
. expected today, has been r-caived. Lqua-ltont. Two cruii-ers, the Cast ii a
For this purpose Pacific dope troops al,d other vessels, reuiaii. near the front
w.U bit nHd, and it ia expected that at j0f Mniia. The remaining Spanish
leant 6,l)i)0 wid be en route within the w8rg;iipf, and r Admiral Montojo, are
next ten day. ' patoling the western coat awaiting tiie
There does not s-em to be any doubt arrival of the American ship". The
as to the gaverameii.'s i.arpo?e to hold ; gpunti fleet, it appears, has Ix-en rein
the islands pending a final settlement 1 forcej bv a Ur'e auxiliary cruiser, said'
with Spain, when they will tie used as a
3.1.1. leral to tecu e the payment to the
United States of a war indemnity. High
jtticiais are of the opinion that none of
ihe powers will seriously dispute our
right to ma e such final disp is tien of
the isl nds - nil sou. purpose in the
enforcement oi ar claims aa nst Spam
nd in any event the noveriimmt will
be prepar- i -o contest any point which
may Le raised on this score. ;
As indicated in e ary Long's re-
quest yesterday f ir an emerg -ucy -
nronriation. the irovemmmt will lane!
tt-( s at once t supply Comtno lote Losdos, April .'J. The Vienna cor
Dewey's fleet with provisions and ct.ier 'respondent of tiie Morning Post says:
supplies, including ammunition and j "Emperor Francis Joseph privately
coal, and to this en i wi 1 dispatch at j contributed 100,jOO to the tiational
the eirliest possible momita sufficient jnaval subscription in Spain and hi
iiiimii r-i o. Ships to supply amply all further shown his sympathy by perrait-
IsjmUO e ne. uK ot Hie Asiatic sq ia Iron,
Tue e tfiippiies rtill a fi rw-ordi d at i
once wit jou:. awaiting a due e on ot the
question a to whether or not troops j
eiiould be s.-nt oir. to relieve the com
moiiore of the n--e-8ity of policing j "Austria maintain the strictest neu
Mim.a with the men f.om his fleei. trility, but I am infurme 1 from the fiest
One eh.p has b-en :iec vred a! ready as a ! sourci s that in the event of a revolution
cdlier. 1. i said ti Ire a umci fleeter in Ma Irid the Aus'r.an forces will be at
v s-el than ti.o-e usually so employed,
but it will l. k it atxmt three wteks to
reach Mamiaaii''. it nUy at p en r iute
at Honolu u to repiems'i its osncon
supply from th's large a -cumulation hel 1
there, by Admiral Miiler.
It may o that tiia departmsnt, in
case of inrther nee 1, Will try to se-ur
uio:e coal for t e American Philippine
fliset from a i.eirer an i cheafM-r source
than G li or iia. It is be leved ihit
there is no lung in the neutra.ity 1(
of most naioiis that presents a mer
chant frjin thippingcoal tja belligareiit
power, thoufi a war ship of such bulli
gerent is restricted in taking on such
coal la the neutral port. Of course the
merchant would make the shipment at
his own risk, for coal probably would be
held tj be contraband by the Spaniards.
No I'rospeet of Intervention
VistfXA, May 4 U is positively de
nied in well-informed circles that tb
power will intervene at the present
jnncture. Ad sp.rityof views is befd
such ss makes o -operation of all sis
powers in any diploma tia step highly
Bssi.i!, May 4. It is believed in poli
tical circles here that Am ro-a has gain
ed the pr se she really had In view hav
ina promised not to annex Cuba, mi
I giving no promise as lo Uia Philippinai
many wild unions
BATTLESHIPS LEAVE CAPE VEi?Dc
BUT DESTINATION UKKNOV.' ;4
'i i it-
ti i j I'X: ! i
N-r tli- I'titiipiiiii" us
to "jiAiit -1 r,o,(lirr isafe.
aiauton, Apiii ','''
lay oi alarji.nj rum
wav fr. m l;,e b'o.
Ye-t' r iav
ri-, ruuiiH ,t
up o' a
i. 1 r.
nit i to the detecl-.n:, and p '.
n. tit of tri.ii. r-
them t aril" 1 ou
out f-piit'i ' .'ion.
'Kit iitrtU'i .t
on iinpiiry i-
por'sm e v. ere few
'1 he ne s of ti e
v. riiii.t rc
!..y of ii,..-
tr; ti: e :i -jim l : e
the Spaiiij;!) ih'
on the pa: t
it m-euii il lo
I'ortnjal f. r
ink at a v:
ui 'm' td;-.
H C i. : 1 1 f-J ? ? 1
n. Hit fr.. in ( '
i I r t .
f at 1 i :r i
n : o
II ' f
' I -' i . , s
nature, n. -i. m-i
and three t'Ci-e lo
n- rth and s- n e oi
Cuba, and that tiie
turned shoiliv, lav
Iei ause toere wan ;.i
the odiciairi di ! n it
ance t) atta-ii in -h-are
not tunes t ,
he information w . .
;! -i-t r-
ai t -i -:
irs t .i
i.:'. t -le-i-
M it ui-
,SM,U rfgtr-.l.ai the tlriu a', t
.as f..rts, but jt w.ii
i lacking in detail, but the few word
ceeded in defeating the Spanish fleit.
the Spanish officials who control tie
cable connecting the island with ti.e
ret of the world in all probab lity may
suppress the news or dit-tjrt the lac's
iDto Spanirli victory. Preanmuig that
'he admi'al is bound directly for Man. I.i,
'he calculation made at the navy d
P'-rtment siiows be will arrive about 2
o'clock Saturday morning, Manila time,
which is about twelve hours earlier
! llpuff i I'lect .IrrlUM iff the l'hlIIiilnM.
' IloMi Kovu. April :;0. It is rer-rted
;to be capable of e-eaming twenty knots
j and armed as a warship. It ia known
'as the Montevideo, but an examination
of the maritime re-isters fails to estab
lish its identity. It is asserted, hos-
ever, that it is a very large vei-sel.
Lo.noon, April CO. Accor ting to a rtis-
' patch from Sinpajxire to the Daily Mi l.
the French steamer feuion and the
Spanish steamer Espana have armed
llier8 from Manila, l th crowded with
refugees from the Philippines.
Autrl l'rtll to Spain.
t'ng a number of Aus ro-Ilunganan
ollicers to j nn tne Spnnish flags, the
Areh'luke i'. .gi ns has gone to .Mauriu
to s'ay with the queen regent during
this critical penol.
. the d;.p ! ot the queen regent. The
ipmport - r is determined that her majesty
Ai 1 havii the beueat ot his fullest pro
Maohid, April 2'J. Spanish residents
in Mexico have cabled the government
offering to send tba necessaries of life to
Freight Trnln WwUed,
FunT.Micb., April 30. Fifteen freight
cars of an extra train on the Flint &
Pere Marquette railroad were wrecked
In a collision here Thursday morning.
The rear portion of the train bad become
detached. Ti.e for word portion was at
a standstill when the rear cars dashed
into it, demolishing fifteen cars and
piling op a mass of wreckage. Four
tramps aie believed to have been casght
in the wreck.
The rant her Bf.
Ket Wsst, April 30. The troop ship
Panther arrived at 11:10 yesterday
mo'ning from Hampton Rb ads with 800
marinas convoyed in'o port by the
Vallejo, Cal., April 80, The crolier
Charleston will be ready for sea service
in a few days. It has been painted the
usual war color. Work on the York
town and Philadelphia is being
pedited. The number of men employed
Um Mm4 wj yui , l m
BATTLE OFF MANILA
V-tt y M-n-t-s lli- tr.iirnir t Urt In the j
I'hilipinr Mil iu a i turf
Waniii.M.roN, M.iv fbe hist not
!e naval t auie of the war a foiu'h'
itur.lay off t
' ii the I n
in. nal ,ni
s b -fleet,
.rt.n, i o:
ui audi '
! u p--j 1 ircd a.ii
:y f.r ti,!- Aijier,
n.i- ; 1 1 rt dtch
re li ter
v I, ut
i d i :r kj uadr n
li.e ouiy oltiiial
;!. ui a r-'puDisb.
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n i i:.
III ti.e j
-i lo t
i.i r ii n, i
r w.l- r ia. l i
I d ,1.1 W.1H
i.i-r .hi? -.1
cm.- r I .
io r..-l re !
HI e In ia.- (. il.k
'iito he i.audi o!
Ol.e M.i.l -O-I i
New Vi.uk May 2.
r al a t(..it ti.e lr
has fjrougiil in a Hi hi
-1 f ;ii'-
i.i li. ni r x-i
no hip w hi. h t-iie
e.i in Im.,! a try
it, which catiK'J
Ct; tnrrd bi 'e the
iiii.' to ( liter I i avau.i
Ti.e FiXite rired a si
her to Hop and a pr;.- crew was pul
M aio! ii May 1. An ollicial dispatch
from Ilav ina i-a;. s :
"An Aii.ir.iiiii fli p has bombarded a
batteiy 8t the ent'-ran e of Cieiifiiegos,
but it was diiven off by three of our
gunboats, Bud put out of ti.e fnirhnr in
a western direction. She maintained
some slight d unHifi-. Oth-r men-of-war
have threatened tiie Mariel coant.
froops have been ra'ued. many Cubans
t Havana offering their services to
ri-pel the ,Vner i-a'i attack-! arid they
will be incorp irated into a Culun brig
de, which is now liem formed."
o rr im i-(i;'',ih Spied.
Kkmuvo. Pa , Mav 2 A heavily
irmed tiua d of a dozen men went on
iuty i t Carpenter s stiel works yester
day in ronseqii new of reforls from else
where of ,-u-K-i'tM Spun sh spies in the
vicinity of other eslai li-hmeiits which
are engaged on k'overn no nt ork. The
guards have i.rde s to shoot any suspic
ions eharaders wh j fail to depart after
Think the -giaiuiOi I I.--l l fH-i
l:.noN, May 2. Wu le it is quite
.lear ii. a', tiie S.aiiish s .uadrnii has
uf:ereil a rrushini; u feat, the dis
patches leave unclear the intei.se'y in-teret-tii.g
question whether the Ameri
can eq ladron has mffsred material
All i.es thus iar on.ea from Spanish
gjurces, but it ff. iii evident that Com
modore J'ewiy as o cajdured Manila.
Unles lie is ahie to m ke another at
tack and capture ti e town he w 11 be in
an awkward petition, having no base
upon w hich to retire and to refuel.
Probably, th rei re, the United States
quadron will- oblig d to make for
'an Franci co. as the entrance to Man
da bay was heavily mined with tor
Commodore Dewey displayed great
pluck arid darmif in making for Ihe
iiinir ha-lor. According to private
vidicea rece.ved from Madrid the United
states tiruisers Uiympia. 11 sleigh and
moolhir vessels, the nam s of which
ire not given, entered the harbor.
No dispatches give details as to the
vessels actually (-ngitged on either side.
It appear tote incrrcct that the
American ehi s finally anchored behind
the merchantmen to the east side of
Probabilities point in the direction ol
the second engagement having occurred
through the spanianls trying to prevent
the landing of ti.e American wounded.
A Tunic 111 a I lirxlre.
His Fkamjimio, May 1. Toward the
clo of the operatic performance by
M Elaine Mtdbain the California theatre
last night tVe bursting of a st am d
in the adjoining building fu. d a qn- k
lire. The old wio.U-n building wasstsiri
in a blaxt and ll.e people in the crowd-
ed ll.ea're, ee-.-',ng through ti.e windows
the n U -ctioii oi the flames, disregarded
the reassuring statements of the man
agement and attempted t ) rush from
the budding. A panic followed and
many women fainted, but miracously
iione were injured. 1-adies In their wild
attempts to escape frr-rn fancied dangers
lell furs, bmuets, wraps and Jewelry.
These were trampled under loot and
many valuables were stolen.
Madame Melba fainted on the stage.
The H re department building was gnl
ted, as was also the St. George's stables.
The darjisge to the theatre was slight,
caused by smoke and water. Loss,
MutwI OrTii-rr Ulnrlpllueil.
Wasiiinotoh, May 2 Lieut.-Com.
Charles A. Adams, attached to the re
ceivirg ship Indet. endence at Mare la
land, was convicted by court martial ol
intoxication and sentenced to dismissal,
The president has mitigated the sen
tence by dropping the officer forty-nlm
numbers and putting him at the foot of
the list of lieutenant-commanders. The
'commutation was made because th
court's recommendation In view of th
moor's splendid past record.
!..()M-; to i'oirro jaco
7EAR ADMIRAL SAMPSON PUTS TO
SEA FOF? A DOUBLE PURPOSE.
I I. -it ( .in Witii I hi- (, lin y Wi.li llw
II -ln-.l imi III. Au -rti'i'U .
-.lirtiii-li llt-t Hi uiU nu d N:.l
( i.li- Mi vii .. ( it I In .1 llll
May . A di-patch to ti e
from Key West, J-ia., sei.t
Tiin.pi, inrr-ler to ei-c p
, esverf of po-itive knowled.-e
hit I; -.ir Admiral .".unp-nii's lii-t will
!( in at fu I spee I to I'. r'o Uii'o, e 1 1 1 r
o ii -i my i r to us copy U.f -.iiii.t! M'
if "ii a a ii.iv.il bii-e before ti.e Sjnni h
-t;i:.i-lroli ainves, and tie n to put to
' a and try to eni:.ii.e the Cape VerOi-:.-
Kiv V.-r, M.vv .'. 10:4' a. in.
110. tr Adm ra! S..:ii Kmh lie. t t-.uU d
ind an imp-ir i in i ei.t.iiieu.ei.t is atu.i'i-
oi- I in ti e lo ar HI ore,
'1 iiis lo.rior is niiiii etn ly, lb tr
tomiial Sin.p-oll's i'-ei l-;u sailed Mid
he situ.t'i ill is .! I u-i.ewe I ev.p(- '-
. tncy. There it u fMni impres-ion
iievading It at the next news tio.n ilii-I-i
t will toil of nil imp -it ml eng.iiii -
.- in-lit if the laioe ii,ar,ii-i-r as tie
V-i lie ni'iml-oii's Manila victory.
' ntii ihi-n no in ten siiiii develi.pmeiits
i'e ixpecled except po-s-imy the brin--
111. ' in of in'w pr.i-.
i . i.om Mitn ii.n iui: .Mt.iiir.vs .v.vvv.
I.omios, Mitv -1 V i Adm rai I'm p
Io ii.-il Col imh, ret i I, I ! inveulo.
il improved sysfe'ns lor .-n ilini a1
en, and tiie no! nor of a iiuiii it-r of na
; al works, in an interview on the sub
; ect of the sp.emiid victory of the l.'nite.l
i -t a 'f h !! et at Manila, ia quoted as,
1 sying :
i "I doubt if there ever was such hi!
i 'XtrHOnii' a'y iliuitratioii of the liitlu
tne of tea power. A superior fleet has
,tt tacked and I eaten a S,-anish fleet
Jmpported by batteries, and, it now ap-
nars, it parsed those batteries and ha
jjikouupan unassailable osition off
j d inila. The boldness of the Ameri
! an commander is b?yond que-tion.
I .lenceforlh he must fe placed in the
j V'ali.atla of great naval commanders,
j Nothing can detract from the dash and
(V.girofthe American exp.'oit or dim
'he glory which Dewey has shed on the
i American navy. It msy lie bad for the
i world, for hHMireiflv the Ameriian navy
! 'ill never a-.-ejit a subordinate pin e
titer this exhibition of wh.it it can do.''
1 -iiiiUIi l'le-l stirt. f.ir in .Tie n VV.tlpr
l.iMiov, May Xws i as lsren n
! reived lo r. to the elfeet that the Si a.i
' s!i Cape S'erde sq-ialron h is retur n-1
.'.( jo.n toe Spanihh li et near Cad .
winch is nearly ready lor sea. Ins
! i-ided that the combined Meet of Spain
v.ll shortly start ( r A iiierican water-.
Nt' Voiik, May o. l i e punish fl- t
which was at the Cape Verde n-ian Ir,
oii-isling of the ViMtaya, Almiranie
) iiendo, Cristobal tioiou and Maria
1'neresa (all lira: cias cruisers), a' cuin
,ianied by the tVirpedo luiat destroveis
suror, Terror and l'luton, left St. Vin
ent, Cape Verde island1, on April 2 ',
hstination unknown. The distance
rom the Cape Verde islands to t.'ie
'atiury islands is shout t76 miles an 1
he distance from the Canary inlands to
i.idiz about 700 miles. The Spanish
quadron, being live days out from St,
t'incent, could have made Cad 7. by this
iine, steaming at the rat? of about .'St0
niles a day, or a little over tw he knots
in hour. But the Lisbon dispatch dm s
lot say distinctly that the sqn tdron has
eached Cad.z. It announces that the
iquadron "has returned to join the
-pan. eh fieet ne r Cadiz" whieh m .y
nean that the nes comes possibly
rom the Canary islands or from some
onrce at Madrid.
At Cadiz the Spaniards are und- r
t'ssl 10 Ik? filtine out the battleship
i'elayo and the !im class crui-er Card
inal Cisneros, Emperor Carlos V., titii
eppe 'iinbaldi and Alfonso XIII.,
o-si'ies the w ar ships Numacia, Vittor a
Destructor and several auxiliary cruisers
nn a number of torpedo b ia!s ami tor
Mi Ii.n ( ull it Hull,
City op Mkxioo, May 6. The gov
ernment has stopped the contemplated
meeting of Spanish cierki here for ihe
purpose of raising money and volun
teers for Spain. Tne pdue wee or
dered to prevent the meeting a con-
' trry to .jhiii.a-ioiii of a neutral nation,
j i-r has b n i;rest exctement hi re
!0v,.ri!,(. naval vic.orv and its moral
I, fj((t.t wll treat, f-.r the Spanish lo-
uai papers und other journals under
Spanish influences have confidently
anticipated a triumph for Spain in the
lirst encounter on the ocean. Resident
Europeans who have been predicting
the defeat of the Amerians are cha
grined. There is intense commercial
jealousy of Americans and this host.le
sentiment is displayed in the papers
here. The Spaniards are predicting an
unexcted blow by the cruisers at some
point on the Atlantic coast.
M khiley Starts It lulii.
Wasiii.notox, May 4. I'rrsident Me
Binley last night oM-iied theelectric ex
position kt Madison Square garden, New
York, by pressing a gold telegraph kej
in bis oifice st the White house.
A l- lonling MonpllaU
Wasiiuhtoiv May 6. The war de
partment has chartered the steel shir
VUilaucia, tube used for the purpose
of a Hosting hospital to accompany the
army when it undertake the occupa
tion of Cuba. The Vigilancia's grosi
tonage is 4.115 tons, length 321 feet and
beam forty-five feet. The Vigdancii
will also serve as a supply depot, Iron
which requisitions for medicines foi
nse of the troops in the Held will bt
V. II. T tvlor'n seii'-rai iiiere..udi-4
more at Evet-rss broken into on
niht li-t week and quite a haul mad
r ui the j.-welry .'.en irruient. Anen-le.miN-
was effe "el by prvitig up the
! .er sn!i nl o -e of the back window!
i,, ihe -tore room i.n 1 the d-or let ween
.(,.- ro in i.ud f.e- store pr.per was
,p n.,i witii . 'i . ulty. Tur.-egMitle.
:i n's dd w it be-, one of them having
, ... .in ... I .-hariii aitaeiicd; three
1 ? -n t-obi r.rs'i'l va-mu-' ,le-ignes ami
-V. s hi d a rs'il of suck pins have thus
-ir le u fo-inl 111 s-.u. Tic men's
,,:,., vicar and shoes bud also been over-
i-ii-1, the t.'iiev s
,e l, e ve-i ( n w ith '
i t'iH hoe. The s ib
imocre I vv.tn. A"i I
i hat was needed
aiso hid ls-en
. from this t'has.
K .v.-e h.id a -otrel hor-e t.Un irom n.s
1- evid uiiy by toe ssme parties.
I'l:.- inn. mil was given to bucking and
In.- to 1 1 1 i J Mr. Koyce succeeded in
'.r.ok:iig it to s inn; distance si uth of
t.wn when? the trail lost. It is
er.er.iilv b.-liev-l that the guilty parties
vre a couj.ie of quile re-pertable looking
tramps who were Men around town
vundny eveiiir t:.
J'eisn s vvi-hn g to elp.-iment thi
rear with beet growing ian obtain free
-ample of heeds, sullicient lor planting
me-twt utii to of an acre, by ad ire.ssing
I'rof. II. II. .Nicholson, Slate University,
l.inco'n, Ne'o. E.iriy npp;ic iti ni should
be imnie as the amount of s. ed available
i- not large and p quest. id be honored
in the order oi f.eir re-epti'.n. Analy
ses of beets raised will tree of charge
by the department of (.hem (try. Rrief
lircctio-s for planting ami cultivating
tnd blank form for rejx.rting results
will I e sent with escfi package of see
The N'ebra-k University r-genta
have decided to open a school of domes
tic science next year with Miss Roue
Ronton, ft r several years one of the in
structors in the department, of chemis
try, an instructor in charge. The de
sign is to make this school similar in its
work to the school ol agriculture for
young men. An ordinary English edu
cation w ill bis sufheient fur admission to
this departn - . It w ill be thoroughly
practical ina.. us work and wiil try to
give scientific training in the practical
field it enters upon.
The new city council of Tekamah look
charire of Iheir offices Thursiny night.
A petition w js presented wiih a large
number of sinner ksWii k' the council
to call a sp -i-inl elect ion for the purpose
.it voting on the q le-ti u of granting
" tloon licenses, which was rejected by a
unanimous vote. The new c .until also
passed an ordinance prohibiting th
runnini: of a t bur! or p si hill in the
-i ly. Tne inivor appointed iti! com
mittees and my ofliceis vt i'h ! he excep
tion of s'n--t commis-i .m-r and city
marshal and adjourned to Wednesday
M-iyor Fisher of Hastings inaugurated
a reform movement that wiil Im hearti
ly endorsed by the believers in Sunday
ob-ervance. Satur.hiy he issti-d an u'ti
matum against piavmg cards on the
-abbatb hen aft 'r and every rr.le daz-r..-t
joint in ti.e city remained closed
trom midnight Satur'ay niirlu unt.l
os-ninir time Monday morning. Trie
mayor insists tl.it le will pursue this
silicy tLrouithout ad mini.-nation.
tiny Murray, em pioyed n the eleva
tor of the Standard Cattle romnany at
Ames, was serious. y injured J.trt week.
He was found in the engine room in an
unconscious stale and was taken lo th
hospital in Fremont, where it was dis
civeted that his jiw was broken in two
p aces In-side many bruises. No one
bk w ith him at the time of the acci
dent dd it is not known how he wis
Ed Minnick of Auburn, w ho ha for
finny year I ecu before ti.e courts on a
charge of unlawful seliing of liquor,
Friday morning appeared in district
court and pleaded guilty on two counts
and was lim-d tlhO and costs on each.
Other old counts a-ai nst him are still
Handing to his credit. The coin) hint
pu which he pleaded guilty came up
(ieorne Ken worth has been arrei'ed
it, Beatrice fur alieged boot-legging.
Recently J. It. Hoanl 'ml, father-in-law
t a man named Armstrong, prevented
lh latter from buying liquor, and it il
raid Kenworth bought the stuff for him.
In default of Ismil Kenworth lies
A thief by the name of llusse was
Iris d in ihe county court at Tekamah
last week and sentenced to thirty days
In the county jail, two day of each
wek to lie placed on bread and watei.
Bnsse was tried for stealing a harne-s
nd wagon a jear ago.
The safe in the law ollice ol Francis
Martin of Falls City was broken Thurs
day night and all the valuable papers
were taken. These were found at the
Missouri Pacific sPKik yards Friday
Albert Hcott of Iup Oily, while coni
ng home from Sherman's ranch at 11
clock Friday night was held up one
rude south of town and relieved of 230.
Mr. Scott moved here from Richardson
county about six weeks ago.
The vacancy caused by the threat of
R. A. Wherry, supervisor from Falls
City, ha been tilled by the appoint
ment of Vt". W. Jenne, who was recently
ideated for city treasurer.
The Geneva Odd Fellows celebrated
tt Exeter Friday, the attendance and
interest being decidedly affected by the
ar excitement and the call el the
sheriff Ogg of Geneva baa offeree' a
ward of fib eaeb for the apereneaaton
of tbe prisoner who broke Jail taetf
Im week. '
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