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VOLUME LXXXV- NO. 69.
HEROES OF THE DAY
OF DUBOCE AT
Leaving the Ground
Strewn With Fili=
General Otis Sends to Wash=
ington an Official List of
Dead and Wounded.
FILIPINOS LOST THOUSANDS
MANILA, Feb. 6.— Careful estimates place the Filipino losses up to
date at 2000 dead, 3500 wounded and 5000 taken prisoners.
MANILA, Feb. One of
the most notable events of Sun
day's battle was driving the Fili
pinos out of their stronghold at j
Paco by the reserve, a few com- j
panics of Californians, com- J
manded by Lieutenant Colonel j
Duboce. The main road to the i
village was lined by native huts
full of Filipino sharpshooters. '
After they had fired upon Gen- j
eral King and his staff, killing
.a driver, and had fired on an !
ambulance of the Red Cross
Society, Colonel James F.
Smith .red the huts to
be cleared and burned. The
Filipinos concentrated in Paco
church and convent, where they
made a determined stand in the
upper stories. A platoon of Cali
fornians, stationed on a neigh
boring bridge, maintained a hot
fire on the Filipinos, but was un
able to dislodge them.
In the face of a ter
LIEUTENANT COLONEL VICTOR DUBOCE.
The San Francisco Call.
jjg HONGKONG, Feb. 6. — The 0
j 0 latest advices from Manila say 88
|S3 that the rebel forces have been 8
! $ driven back ten miles and their 0
|*° losses are estimated at 1900 0
j £ killed or wounded. 8
0 During the fighting the United 8
'jj States warships shelled a train 0
, 0 loaded with insurgents. 88
!88 Colonel William C. Smith of »
l 8 the First Tennessee Regiment ~
<# was in the thick of the fight gj
;88 when he was attacked by apo 0
, 0 plexy and fell from his horse. 88
■88888 SOtf 0!20_iO?«0-308S08808i0!8i
rific fusillade Colonel
Duboce and a few vol
unteers dashed into
the church, scattered
coal oil inside of it,
set fire to the oil and
In the meantime Captain Dy
er's battery of the Sixth Artillery
bombarded the church, dropping
a dozen shells into the tower and
roof. Company L and part of
SAN FRANCISCO, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1899.
LIEUTENANT JAMES MITCHELL, Fourteenth Infantry, died of
wounds at 2:05 p. m., February 0.
PRIVATE G. W. HALL, Company G. First Idaho, died of wounds.
COLONEL WILLIAM G. SMITH, First Tennessee, died of apoplexy at
the head of his command on fining line, February 5.
'../y. FIRST CALIFORNIA INFANTRY.
PRIVATE J. J. DEWAR, Company K.
PRIVATE TOM BRYAN, Company H.
PRIVATE JOSEPH MAHR, Company M.
. FIRST COLORADO INFANTRY.
PRIVATE ELMER' S. DORAN, Company I.
PRIVATE CHARLES CARLSON, Company L.
FIRST SOUTH DAKOTA INFANTRY.
PRIVATE HORACE J. McCRACKEN, Company H.
PRIVATE FRED E. GREEN, Company I. 7 7".
PRIVATE WILLIAM J. LEWIS. Company I.
CORPORAL GUY P. SODEN,. Company E.
CORPORAL HENRY F.THOMPSON, Company M.
PRIVATE JESSE A. HALE, Company A, 7"
PRIVATE MAURICE SEAMAN, Company A.
PRIVATE LOUIS V. DIETZ. Company D. , .*..
PRIVATE JAMES HARVEY KNIGHT, Company M. * >.:--.--
PRIVATE CHARLES W. DOUGLAS, Company M.
PRIVATE FRANK K. ESSINGHA USEN, Company M.
PRIVATE CHARLES A. SEITZ, Company M.
\ PRIVATE ALPHONBE BONNER, Company , M. •
• PRIVATE PETER A. STORMER, Company I.
'■'"•'* \ ' ' SIXTH - ARTILLERY.
PRIVATE W. A. WOODMAN. Company D. /y
FIRST IDAHO INFANTRY.
MAJOR ED McCONNVILLE. 7"--7'; : 7
CORPORAL FRANK R. CALVERT, Company B. . r
PRIVATE JAMES FRASER, Company C. 7/7
FIRST WASHINGTON INFANTRY.
CORPORAL GEORGE W. McGOWAN, Company A.
PRIVATE RALPH W. SIMONDS, Company A.
PRIVATE GEORGE R. REICHART.
PRIVATE FRANK SMITH.
PRIVATE MATTHIAS H. CHERRY.
PRIVATE SHERMAN. HARRING. [
PRIVATE EDWARD H. PERRY, Company I.
PRIVATE WALTER N. HANSON, Company L.
PRIVATE ARNO H. MEICKEL, Company H.
FIRST MONTANA INFANTRY. *
CORPORAL HAVES. Company H.
FIRST COLORADO INFANTRY. \ . ■
PRIVATE C. D. WHITE, Company D, supposed to have been drowned.
TENTH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY.
MAJOR E. BRIERER, flesh wound; arm; slight.
LIEUTENANT ALBERT J. BUTTERMORE, flesh wound; slight.
SERGEANT JOSEPH SHELDON, Company H, slight flesh wound
thigh. -7 7 71 ?7-fy
PRIVATE HIRAM CONGER, Company D, abdomen; penetrated; serious
PRIVATE EDWARD CALDWELL, Company C, lung penetrated;
serious. -7. -,-, 7
PRIVATE DEBAULT, flesh wound; back; slight.
FIRST MONTANA INFANTRY.
PRIVATE REYNOLDS, Company H, slight wound in ear
PRIVATE CHARLES RUMMELS, flesh wound in leg; slight
PRIVATE JOHN SORENSON, Company L, head wounded; will proba
bly die. *
PRIVATE MAYERSICK, Company C. lungs penetrated; serious.
CORPORAL SKINNER, Company I, slight wound; thigh.
FIRST COLORADO INFANTRY.
PRIVATE ORTON TWEVER, Company B, wounded; left thigh
PRIVATE CHARLES S. MORRISON, Company B, wounded' left hand
PRIVATE MAURICE PARKHURST, Company B, wounded in pubes '
CORPORAL WILLIAM H. ERLE, Company I, wounded in left cheek
PRIVATE CHARLES B. BOYCE. Company L, flesh wound in left knee
FIRST LIEUTENANT CHARLES HAUGHWOUNT, flesh wound left
knee. 777777 y'T-Sx '■
FIRST SOUTH DAKOTA INFANTRY.
PRIVATE BENJAMIN PHEPPS, Company K. wounded right thigh
CORPORAL EUGENE E. STEVENS, Company K. wounded in right
thigh. -;■■» v~ ■
PRIVATE FRANK McLAIN, wounded in right hip.
HIRAM FAY, wounded in right knee.*
CORPORAL KARL H. OSGOOD, Company F, sprained knee.
PRIVATE A. HASKELL, Company I. slight wound in neck.
THIRD ARTILLERY. V.\ ' y y 7 .'-.
PRIVATE BERNARD SHARP, flesh wound' leg. slight.
PRIVATE- ORIAN RYAN, shot in head, serious.
PRIVATE EDWARD Company L, shot through hand,
, . slight.'* j 7 • '...*" ■'■'. ,-;'-.'
PRIVATE JAMES GLEASON,; Company L, flesh wound thigh, slight.
"7-* FIRST WASHINGTON. INFANTRY.
SERGEANT SAMUEL E. BOAKLER. Company I.
CORPORAL JAMES 7 neary. Company -M. ■■■■.■
MUSICIAN JOSEPH W.OSBERGER, Company M.
PRIVATE DIXON A. EVERETT. Company A.
PRIVATE MICHAEL KENNEDY.
PRIVATE AUGUSTIN; BERRY. Company F. ■
PRIVATE BENJAMIN A. HARBOUR.
PRIVATE HUGH P. McCLELLAN.
PRIVATE HERMAN STEINHAGEN.
PRIVATE O. B. WRIGHT, Company I.
PRIVATE WILLIAM SLOAT. Company K. .
PRIVATE ARTHUR L. OSBORNE. Company M.
PRIVATE RICHARD HUGHES, Company M.
PRIVATE 7ALBERTE.BARTH, Company M.
; The, official list sent by General Otis to the War Department at Wash
ington makes no mention of Hogan, Wall, Scheren nor any Calif of-*
hian as having been wounded. -v : . ■; i" ;*■-** -" «•-•>-•:•-••- -•-,-,»■ , :;
Company G of the Californians
charged into the church;* but
were unable to ascend the single
flight of steps leading to the
After the incendiaries had re
tired, a company, of.the Idaho and
the Washington guards, station
ed on either side of the building,
picked off the Filipinos as they
were smoked out. Many of the
Continued on Nfnth Page.
SOME HEROES 7OF MANILA.
Of these soldiers shown here the dispatches yesterday gave the
name of Lieutenant Erwin "among the -killed and of Lieutenant Hogan
and Sergeant Manr of the First California as wounded. Poor Mahr,
according to the official list, has been killed. Neither the name of Hogan
nor of any Californian occurs among the list of wounded sent by
TERRIBLE CARNAGE AMONG
THE RANKS OF FILIPINOS
Four Thousand of Aguinaldo's Followers Fell in
the Battle, and More Than Half of That
Number Were Killed.
MANILA, Feb. 6.— lt would be scarce
ly possible to describe the effect' upon
the, natives in the city of Manila of the
disastrous result to > the : Filipinos fol
lowing" the latters' attack .upon, the
Americans on Saturday, night. It is ap
parent" now that many natives in*, the.
city had full knowledge of the Intended
movement of the insurgent forces, who.
calculating upon taking the Americans
by surprise and thus .winning a com
paratively, easy victory, expected to be
left in a position to dictate terms to our
generals.* 7 •.* . . 7' .. /-.
Of-* course this idea was due to the
ignorance of the natives, but* it. is .this
very ignorance which .will;*', for some
time to come, ,be a dangerous factor in
the situation here. The .Filipinos in the
city were evidently l buoyed *up by the
hope "that I when the : invaders '' began to
retreat they would have . an opportu
nity, in the resulting. confusion' to real
ize the long cherished dream of looting
, Manila;. a proceeding 7 they have been
looking forward to with the keenest ex
pectation ever since' Dewey vanquished 1
Montojo j last -May ;•■ They were.; it will
I be' 'remembered,'* extremely "■ disappoint-
Ed when the city capitulated to find
their hppes' of 'wreaking vengeance on
the Spaniards, anil, at. the same time
despoiling : them of their property,
■were. nullified by the action of Merritt,
then military commander here, who
forbade them to enter the city armed. '/
On "Sunday afternoon, when .they
realized the full extent of the disaster
which had befallen them, they ' were
in a condition bordering on frenzy, and
it ; required strong and tactful handling
of ; the situation to prevent 1 an out
break, which would certainly, have re
sulted in the slaughter of : hundreds of
the Fillipinos here, upon whom would
have fallen the anger, of the American
troops/anxious to avenge the death of
their comrades who had fallen under
the lire of the followers of the treacher
ous Aguinaldo. .. -.7
'- The precautions, taken, -however, were
such that there was no serious trouble,
and as cabled to The Call yesterday.
the city: remained quiet after the first
outburst; of -excitement.
Your correspondent; went* over tbe
fighting ground. yesterday afternoon to
make; an examination of '; the position
which" had been held by the enemy, and
from- which ; he had been driven out
PRICE FIVE CUNTS.
with such heavy losses. There is no,
1 denying the fact that the Filipinos wilt
stand fire. The ground in every direc
tion bc-re evidence of this. On all sides
were lying dead natives, their bodies
: in many instances being full of bullet
holes. The majority of the dead were
lying with their heads toward the line
of the American advance, showing that
they had fallen fighting desperately.
To the north and south of the city,
j where the shells of the cruiser Charles
! ton and gunboat Callao and monitor
Monadnockl reached the flanks of the
i Filipinos, the slaughter was sickening.
, The bodies of hundreds of insurgents
: had been literally torn into shreds by
j the fire from the warships. In some
; places the shells had torn great holes
jin the. earth, and around these were
I scattered the fragments of human be
On all sides the scene was one of ter
• rible desperation, and what on Satur
j day had been a smiling landscape was
■ now marked and pitted by the ravages
of war. . Your correspondent went to
■ Santa Mesa, San Juan del Monte, Santa
; Ana, San Pedro Macatl and Lomia and
j other. places from which our troops had
; driven the enemy, and the scene in and
, around each -was identical. The great
| number: of dead showed the little na