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THE EVENING BULLETIN.
MAYSVILLE, KY., FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 1898.
A FALSE IMPRESSION
Regarding Goad Work of Bat
CONVEYED IN THE EEPORTS.
Captain Taylor Thinks Gallant Crew
1 HIS NAME ENTIRELY OMITTED.
Admiral Sampson Seeki to Make Amends
by Sending the Correspondence to
Washington to Be Added
to oniclul Archives
of the Navy.
Washington, Aug. 26. Admiral
Sampson has forwarded to the navy
department the following letters which
have passed between himself and Gap
tain Taylor of the battleship Indiana:
g Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Aug. 6.
B Admiral The report of Commodore
Schley on the battle of JHly 3 as pub
lished gives credit in the seventh
paragraph to four ships and mentions
by name their captains, Philip, Evans,
Clark and Cook, and adds:
The dense smoke of the combat shut
out from my view the Indiana and
Gloucester, but as the vessels were
closer to your flagship no doubt their
part in the conflict was under your
2. In your report as published you
make but slight mention of the In
diana, stating that the Iowa and In
diana have done good work, and not
having the speed of the other ships,
were directed by me," etc., etc.
3. The result of these reports is that
the captains of all the vessels of the
line of battle except the Indiana have
received personal mention in the of
ficial report before the department,
while the two smaller vessels have
also had distinctive meution either
from the commander-in-chief or the
second in command.
4. If the official record Bhould be re
ferred to in future it will appear from
its general tone that the Indiana was
less desarving than all of her consorts.
Leaving out my personal Interest in
the matter it is right that I should
consider the officers and crew of the
ships, and I speak for them as well as
for myself whea I submit to you, ad
miral, that the above combination of
reports will place the ship, in the
i opinion of the department and the
country, markedly below all the other
'- vessels of your squadron. I respect
fully submit, sir, that this is Injustice
to the Indiana and her officers and
5. I can say, without disparagement
of any other vessel, that during the
first hour of the fight the Indiana's
gun fire contributed to the destruc
tion of the Oauendo and the Teresa
more than that of any single vessel of
our squadron except one, and equal
hers. I do not know why the second
in command failed to observe the In
diana during this period of our hot
test action. I saw the Brooklyn quite
plainly. . . A,
6. An examination of these reports
with reference to the Indiana will, I
believe, convince you, sir, that they
do produoe the effect of putting the
Indian below all the other vessels of
the squadron. If it be your opinion,
sir, that this Is the case, and that all
the vessels, from the Brooklyn to the
Vixen, renderod services as . much
more valuable than the Indiana, as
the published report of the commander-in-chief
and the second in com
mand taken together would indicate,
then I must accept It for myself and
the ship; if, on the contrary, that be
not your opinion, I urge respectfully
that such steps be taken to remedy
thli injustice as may seem wise to you.
Admiral Sampson replied to Captain
Taylor's letter, thanking him for call
irlr attention to what appears an in
justice. Admiral Sampson in closing
' I certainly did not intend to critlciso
you, nor to bestow less praise upon
th Indiana than was- bestowed upon
any other ship of the sqdadron.
.The fact that the commanding of
ficer of the Indiana was signalled to
return to blockade at the mouth of the
harbor after she had so .gallantly con
tributed to the destruction of tho
Spanish ships was only a necessary
rcautin which the comraander-in-chtfX
felt obliged to take to prevent
disaster to the large number of trans
port which wore left in that, vicinity
when the fleet started in pursuit of
the enemy. There were still some
armed vessels remaining in the har
bor of Santiago at least two and we
did not know then how many more.
This explanation, together with your
letter, will be sent to the department,
with the request that It may be at
tached to and form a part of the orig
Will Be Five Cointnlssloners.
Washington, Aug. 26. Owing to re
ports current that only three American
commissioners would be appointed It
waB stated authoritively that the com
mlBsloB would consist of five members
and that one of the commissioners
weuld be a Democrat. At the close
of office hours Secretary Day went
from the etate department to tho White
House- where he had an extended talk
with the president, presumably upcj
the final makeup of the commission.
The meeting of the three commission
ers will be the only one of a con
certed character until September 15,
when the five commissioners will come
to Washington for a final conference
before sailing for Paris. In the mean
tine the two commissioners not ytt
PMied nay cease to Washington if It
happens to be convenient, although
there is felt to be no necessity for a
conference until September 15.
Stampede of Horses.
San Antonio, Aug. 26. The First
Texas cavalry regiment is hard at
work, and will likely be kept In tbe
saddle all this week hunting a drove of
800 of their horses which stamped) d
while being driven through from Sam
Houston to the target range for pasture.
Captain Clark Cheered.
Philadelphia, Aug. 26. Captain
Clark of the batleshlp Oregon was car
ried through the city on his way to
New York, where he will be placed in
the naval hospital to be treated for
aysemery. Twice wnea me captain
was recognized on the litter upon
which he was borne he was heartily
cheered by the crowds which quickly
collected. In the Broad street station
of the Pennsylvania road an im
promptu ovation was tendered the hero
of the 15,000-mile voyage "around the
Horn," to which he unfortunately wa3
too weak to respond.
Porto Illc-u Troops Ordered Home.
Washington, Aug. 26. Orders have
been issued directing General Miles to
send home from Porto Rico all troops
not actually needed for service there.
No point has been designated as yet
for their disembarkation in the United
States, but an examination of several
sites is in progress. It is desired to
secure a healthful camp, and at tho
same time one where disembarkation
can take place at once without any
delay, such as occurred at Montauk
Point. It is expected that some of the
troops to be Bent home from Porto
Rico will sail Thursday or Friday. The
first arrivals will be landed at New
Taxing Santiago Merchandise.
Havana, Aug. 26. The Spanibu col
onial authorities, while they have de
cided that merchandise from Santiago
and other ports occupied by the Ameri
can forces is to be considered foreign,
and thus subject to custom house du
ties, have taken under special consid
eration the future of the agricultural
products and manufacturing Industries
at such points, with a view of suggest
ing to the Madrid government a modus
Vivendi with the American government
regarding the same, leaving the output
in bond pending a decision from Mad
rid. To Be Mustered Ont.
Washington, Aug. 26. By October 1
the Seventy-first New York and tne
Second Massachusetts regiments, now
at Montauk Point; N. Y., will have
been mustered out of the United States
service. Orders were sent to General
Wheeler, in command of the troops at
Camp Wlkoff, to grant to the officers
of the two regiments leaves of ab
sence and furloughs to tho men each
for 30 days, at the end of which time
the regiments are to report at their
state camp to be mustered out of the
Poisoned by Canned Meat. ,
Cleveland, Aug. 26. Four companies
of the Nineteenth Pennsylvania In
fantry arrived by steamer from Sault
Ste Marie, where they have been guard
ing the canal durlu'g te war. All bat
two privates departed by train for
Harrlsburg, Pa., where they will be
mustered out. Privates William C.
Fry and William T. Wall of Pittsburg
became ill on arriving in port, having
eaten canned meat, which proved
poisonous. They were taken to a hos
pital. First Chinese Pensioner.
Washington, Aug. 26. The pension
office granted a pension to A. H. Cum,
a Chinese subject and widow of Pascal
Martin, a sailor of the United States
navy, to whom he was married In
Shanghai In 1895. Three children were
born to the couple. The widow will
receive $8 per month and the children
$2 a month each. Almost every other
country furnishes one or more pension
ers for Uncle Sam, but until this case
China was without a representative.
To Enlarge Revenue Cutter Service.
Washington, Aug. 26. A plan to en
large the revenue cutter service was
presented to the president by Repre
sentative Sherman of New York, who
advocates transferring to It the avail
able yachts now In the auxiliary fleet.
Mr. Sherman is chairman of the house
committee on foreign and Interstate
commerce, which presented a bill at
the last session to authorize the con
struction of eight cutters at a cost of
Washington, Aug. 26. The review
of the First brigade at Camp Alger
which was postponed on account of
hoat will be carried out later If the
wetaher Is favorable. The hospital
train from Phlladephla left comp at
noon, bearing 125 convalescent sold
iers. There were not enough Pennsyl
vania patients to fill the train and
some men were taken from other state
Sick Men of Eighth Ohio.
New York, Aug. 26. The heat is
playing havoc with the sick men in
Camp Wikoff and is partly responsible
for the several deaths. There are 1,120
sick in the general hospital and 336 in
the detention hospital. There are 210
cases of typhoid fever. One hundred
and thirty sick of tho Eighth Ohio
volunteers were landed from the Mo
hawk and taken to the detention hos
Anxious to He Mustered Out.
Thoroughfare, Va., Aug. 26. The
greatest delight is evidenced by the
Blxth Pennsylvania regiment over the
official announcement that they are to
be mustered out The other regiments
at Thoroughfare are fully as anxious
for their service to end and petitions
are in circulation everywhere.
Died at Boston.
Boston, Aug. 26. Lieutenant Wil
liam Tiffany of New York, First United
States volunteer cavalry (Rough Rid
ers), died at the Parker Houso of fever
contracted in Cuba. He was brought
from Cuba on the Olivette.
Madrid, Aug. 26. General Ruiz was
kept at the quarantine station on ar
riving from Cuba.
Camp Thomas Troops Movlus.
Chickamauga, Ga., Aug. 26. The
First Illinois cavalry has left for Fort
Sheridan, Chicago. The departure was
an enthusiastic one, as the men almost
without exception are pleased at the
prospect of getting home and out of
the service. The One Hundred and
Fifty-eighth Indiana, First West Vir
ginia and Sixth Ohio, are to leave for
Knoxville, where they will remain un
til further orders. These regiments
compose the Second brigade, Second
division, Third army corps.
More Troops Mustered Out.
Washington, Aug. 26. Orders were
issued to muster out the following:
Fourth Pennsylvania Infantry; Sixth
Illinois infantry, Second Wisconsin in
fantry, three Louisiana light batteries,
two Rhode Island light batteries, two
Iowa light batteries, two Oregon light
batteries, First Wisconsin light bat
tery, two troops of Kentucky cavalry,
battery A of Missouri light artillery,
Twenty-seventh light battery of In
diana artillery, and light batteries A,
and C of Pennsylvania.
Who Was the Doctor?
Thoroughfare, Va., Aug. 26. Private
George Mayes, who was pronounced
cured of measles and on the same day
returned to the hospital In an uncon
scious condition, died of spinal menin
gitis. It Is said that when he was
reported cured of the measles all his
clothes were burned to destroy germs
and he was provided with only a rub
ber poncho as covering.
Carrying Meat to Manilla.
Brisbane, Queensland, Aug. 26. Tho
British steamer Urmston Grange, last
reported at Townsville, Aug. 6, and
the British steamer Duke of Suther
land, which arrived here Aug. 9 from
London, has sailed for Manilla, Philip
pine islands, with 3,000 tons of frozen
Ponce, P. R., Aug. 26. It has been
decided to send the Fourth Pennsyl
vania, the Third Wisconsin and tne
Third Illinois volunteers home without
delay. Sickness among the troops is
on the increase. There are 600 men
now In hospital quarters.
Order to Oopplus:er.
Washington, Aug. 26. The follow
ing order has been sent to General
Coppinger: "You will give orders for
the removal of all your corps now at
Fernandlna to Huntsville at once.
This movement should be expedited In
every way possible."
Mrs. Blllas at Pouce.
Ponce, P. R., Aug. 26. The United
States transport Obdam from Charles
ton arrived, bringing Mrs. Miles and
her daughter, the wife of Colonel Rice.
General Miles contemplates on imme
diate return to the United States.
Gibbons Calls on Cervera.
Annapolis, Md Aug. 26. Cardinal
Gibbons arrived here from Baltimore
and called on Admiral Cervera, with
whom he remained for over an hour.
He afterwards went to St Mary's
curch where he dined.
Bound For Santiago.
New York, Aug. 26. The United
States transport Vlgllancla passed
Sandy Hook, bound out. She has the
Twenty-third regiment (colored), in
fantry, from Topeka, Kan., on board,
bound for Santiago.
New Hampton, la., Aug. 26. The
Fourth district Republican congres
sional convention nominated G. N.
Haugen. The convention has been
deadlocked for several days and 366
ballots were token.
Sanding Out Bouils.
Washington, Aug. 26. The treasury
department is now sending out bonds
to subscribers to the amcunt of $3,500,
000 daily. The aggregate so far deliv
ered is $58,833320.
A SHORT VACATION.
President and Mrs. McUInlejr Will Go to
Washington, Aug. 26. The first va
cation which President McKlnley has
taken since the war will be of very
short duration, occupying less than a
lie will leave here at 9 a. m. Sat
urday on a special train of Pullman
cars. Mrs. McKlnley will be with him
and they will have a small party of
friends as guests.
The train will make a short stop at
Middeltown, Pa., where the president
uas planned to stop about a half hour,
or just long enough to look over the
camp, but not to stay long enough to
warrant any general or long exercises.
He will next proceed direct to his
brother's home at Somerset, Pa., to re
main over Sunday. Beyond that point
his plans are not finally settled.
He has promised to make a visit to
Camp Wikoff at Montauk Point, Long
Island, when the condition of the
troops will permit them to march In
review and it is possible, though not
probable, that he may go there next
week. He has a special desire to see
the heroes of Santiago and will en
deavor to reach Montauk at as early
a date as their physical condition
Favors Nlcarnguan Canal.
Boston, Aug. 26. The attendance of
delegates at the various sections of the
convention of the American Associa
tion for the Advance of Science was
remarkably good. Many papers of in
terest were read. In section one, "So
cial and Economic Science," the most
interesting one waB by Dr. Wolfcrd
Nelson, New York, on Nicaragua and
the proposed canal. He urged that
America's interests demand the build
ing of the canal.
Will Keti.ru to Work.
New York, Aug. 26. Tho strike that
has been In progress for the past few
weeks at the Hoe Press company's
works has been settled. Six hundred
of the striking machinists will return
to work at the old rates. A commit
tee of ton appointed by the strikers
called on Mr. Hoe and told him that
they desired to return to work at the
To Knlarge Membership.
Leavenworth, Kas., Aug. 26. Na
tional Commander Henry L. Shlndler
of the Regular Army and Navy union,
has announced a decision admitting to
membership in the order all persons
-who Berved In the Spanish-American
war, whether In the permanent or tem
porary establishment of the army.
NATION AC SPOUT.
How tho Various Clubs Are Founding
AT ST. LOUIS H. H. B,
St. Louis 0 2 2 4 0 1 1 0 10 10 0
Wnshlnirton ..1210 2 0110-8 12 7
Batteries SudhofT and Klnslow; Wcyhlujj
and MtUulif. Umpire Euislle.
AT LOUISVILLE- R. n.E.
Louisville ....002030002-710 5
Philadelphia ..01513 003 0-13 15 5
Batteries-Mageu and Klttrldge; Piatt
and McFarluud. Umpires Swart-wood and
Second Game i It. H. E.
Louisville 4 010128 14 1
Philadelphia 0100001 4 3
Butteries Dowllng and Powers; Murphy
and C. Murphy. Umpires Swurtwood and
AT CINCINNATI It. II. E.
Cincinnati ... . 0 0 0 0V0 0 1 0 0 1 3 3
Baltimore ....100132001-1418 1
Batteries Dammann, Breltensteln and
Peltz; Maul and Hoblnson. Umpires Gafr
ney and Brown.
AT riTTSBURG R. n. E.
Pittsburg 04100000 5 10 2
Brooklyn 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 018 0
Batteiles Hastings and Itowerman; Mc
Kenna, Dunu and Kyan. Umpire Lynch.
-AT CHICAGO- R. II. E.
Chicago 0 0 2 4 1 1 0 1 0 10 0
Boston 0001000102 7 3
Batteries Callahan and Chance; -Lewis,
Willis and Bergen. Umpires McDouald'and
AT CLEVELAND- R. II.'E.
Cleveland .... 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
New York ....0000000000 1 0
mtterles Powell and Crlger; Husle and
Warner. Umpires Connolly and Huut.
At Detroit Detroit, 7; Minneapolis, 1.
Detroit, 2; Minneapolis, 1.
At Indianapolis Indianapolis, 4; St. Jo
seph, 2. Indianapolis, 13; St. Joseph, 7.
At Milwaukee Milwaukee, 2;" Kansas
At Columbus Columbus, 10; St. Paul, 7.
Columbus, 2; St. Paul, D.
At Toledo Toledo, 4; Fort Wayne, 8.
At Grand Rapids Grand Rapids, 4;
At Dayton-Dayton, 7; Sprlngfleld, 5.
( At Newcastle Newcastle, 6; Younga
At St. Louis Umbrella, Bessie Ewlng,
Charlna, Silver Set, Watchmaker, Guess
At Chicago Fatherland, Doremus, Molo,
King Bermuda, David Tenny, Jinks.
At New York Lillian Belle, Duko of
MIddleburgn. Merry Prince, Beudoran,
At Saratoga Fantasy, South Africa, Roe
Mitchell, Judge Wardoll., Oxsard.
For Kentucky Oeaerally fair, prcoeded
by threatening weather In extreme eastern
prtlcn; warmer In eastern portions; vari
DEPARTURE OF ARMY,
General Shatter's Entire Com
mand Leaves Cuba.
HEADS FOE MONTAUK POINT.
War Department Is Advised That the
Work of Kinbarklug the Troops at
Santiago Fur America lias
Washington, Aug. 2C The last of
Shatter's army has sailed from Cuba.
The following dispatch was received
at the war department from Santiago:
"Command all embarked Thursday,
except Twenty-fourth United States In
fantry detachment of recruits for First
Illinois volunteer infantry and a part
of the Ninth Massachusetts volunteer
Infantry, all of which will embark Im
mediately on transports now here.
"General Butt with First Illinois on
Berlin and Berkshire with 350 conval
escents left during the morning for
Montauk Point. I will leave with
headquarters and one company of First
Infantry on Mexico by noon.
"Instructions about Orizaba proceed
ing to Montauk Point just received.
Allegheny left Wednesday with Ninth
Massachusetts on board. Unionist
having on board one company of First
Illinois and private horses has left.
"Saratoga with Lieutenant Colonel
Freeman and 350 of the Fifth infantry
has arrived; 300 more expected on the
Knickerbocker In a few hours."
Mr. Stone Accepts.
Chicago, Aug. 26. Melville E. Stone
ha3 accepted the position on the La
fayetto monument commission tender
ed to him by Ferdinand W. Peck, com
missioner general from the United
States to the Paris exposition. This
fills the committee. It Is composed of
William R. Day, secretary of state;
Senator William B. Allison, Iowa; Dr.
Edward Everett Hale, Massachusetts;
Dr. W. T. Harris, United States com
misioner of education, Washington;
John W. McKay, president Commer
cial Cable company, Now York; Frank
Thompson, prosidont Pennsylvania
Railroad company, Philadelphia;
Charles E. Collier, mayor of Atlanta;
Alexander H. Revelle, Chicago, and
Melville E. Stone, Chicago.
Met In Morgan's Ofllcn.
New York, Aug. 2C. In the office of
J. Pierpont Morgan, commodore of the
New York Yacht club, Hon. Charle3
Russell, representing Sir Thomas Lip
ton and the Royal Uulster Yacht club,
met the committee of the first named
club formally. After the departure of
Mr. Russell, the committee remained
In session for over half an hour, after
which Secretary Oddle said: "Mr.
Russell expressed himself quite freely
with reference to what Is expected
by the Royal Ulster Yacht club. He
Is perfectly satisfied with the way in
which things are proceeding and is
willing to leave everything In our
Striking; Minors ICeturu.
Hazleton, Pa., Aug. 26. The 700 coal
miners and laborers employed In the
Audenreid and Honeybrook strippings
of the Lehigh and Wilkesbarre Coal
company, who went on strike, have
returned to work. The men struck
because of what they claimed to be the
unjust discharge of two Hungarian la
borers. A notice that if tho men were
not at work the mines would be shut
down for the balance of tho year pro
duced a wholesome effect on the
To Consolidate Ollloes.
Niagara Falls, Aug. 26. There were
20 freight traffic managers, all con
nected with lines under Vanderbllt con
trol, in conference here. Plans for tho
curtailment of general expenses and
for the consolidation of local agencies
as far as consistent were discussed.
It was stated that In cities where there
wero a number of offices connected with
various Vanderbllt lines a general
agency would be established.
Homo For Journalists.
Philadelphia, Aug. 26. 'lno quar
terly meeting of the board of governors
of the International League of Press
Clubs of the United States and Canada
was held here at the Pen and Pencil
club. Steps were taken towards mak
ing provision for building a home for
Cambridge, England, Aug. 26. The
University of Cambridge has conferred
the honorary degree of Doctor of Sci
ence upon several of tbe delegates to
tho international congress of Zoology,
among them Dr. Henry P. Bowditch
of Harvard university.
Plant Will Close.
Foxcraft, Me., Aug. 26. The em
ployes of Mayo & Sons woolen mills
have received notice that the plant will
close on Saturday next for an Indef
finlte period. A dull market Is the
cause of tho closing. .