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" ' ESTA13L1SIIED JUNE 19 , 1871. . OMA1LA , TU1SDAY MO1NING ) LAY 31 .1898-TWELVE PAGES. SILEOOPY _ FiYEOiiNTS.
WAIT FOR TilE WORD
Tranamissippt and International Exposition
R&tdy for Inspection.
GROUNDS AND BUILDINGS PREPARED
Pinal Brushing Up Alrcady Given the
MARSHAL CIARKSON ISSUES HIS ORDER
rotinaton ! of Oolnmn and Route for the
Opening Day Parade.
ALL THE WORK WILL CEASE TONIGHT
? ( ot a NnII to lie Irlven Nor % rtcIe
'l'oiielict \VU4lflCMdfl-M Iii-
SU ) fletrii 1M ! ( )
W thn the next twenty4otlr liotirs the
. ) stnIsaIe3Ipp1 nnd international } xP0
I3ttIo vIII have beau thrown open , and all
the sor1d Invited to come nnit see the great
and vaded resourcc9 of the great wct. The
culmination of the work ot the last cigh-
teen months will have been reached , awl
- oIl will be ready for Inspection. With the
closing hours ot vrcparatton there has been
no relaxation of the efforts and the thou-
Banla of exhibitors have heeti straining
every nerve to come under the wire ahead
of the other3.
The time until the hour of opening will
be spent by the forces under the Exhibits
department in going carefully over the dir-
ferent buildings and remedying . .any small
defects that may be apparent and giving
'ho finishing touches to the whole. That
all will be ready for the opening there is
) no longer any doubt. Sincu the grounds
were closed to visitors the cxhibit have
been coining in rapidly and many additional
mon have been employed in arranging the
The grounds have been brushed up and
thu debris Incident to the work has been
reniovcd. The walks all about the grounds
have been carefully gone over aiil the
rough spots caused by the passage or tennis
havt been reinoveil. The trees and flowers
have been touched up and little remains to
be done to complete the entire grounds.
On the Milwny the concessionaires have
been lutting forth every effort to complete
their lreparatlolis before thin opening flay
and none will be behind time. A number
of them will celebrate the end ot their
preparations by giving a formal opening
tonight. Cards have been issued for these
openings and the Midway will be in full
blast from the going down of tonight's sun
until the curtain is rung down on the cx-
position the morning of November 1.
The Government building wihi be thrown
open tonight the exposition omclals , representatives -
- - -
resentatives of Nebraska and other states
- - iiti prominent citizens having been invited
to attend flnl ( inspect the magnificent dis-
,4 Play which has been arranged by the va-
1' rious departments.
Pin us fR iii , ! I'nriile.
Tim complete details or the parade for
the opening of the exposition were corn-
pleted yesterday by I'resitlent Wattles and
General Manager Clarkson. The iarade
- vIii form on Douglas nud intersecting
streets cast of Sixteenth and will start
promptly at 10 o'clock. Tue line of march
will be cast on Douglas to Sixteenth. north
to Chicago , ivest to Nineteenth and north
on the boulevard to the Arch oC States , the
maui entrance to the exposition grounds.
Thu opening oxcrcles ivili tube IiflCn on
the grand stand whichi has been erected at
the east end of the lagoon in the main
, - court.
The exposition ofllclals and guests of the
occasion will ascmbie at the Millard hotel -
tel at ) :45 : a. m. , nod take carriages at
that point. The visiting newspaper representatives -
sentatives ivihi be under the epeciui charge
of it. V. Itlchardson , aide to Marshal
Ciarkeon , They iiii meet at the Millard
hotel at D-I5 a. m. , and take carriages at
The following is the order of formation
. of the several divisions and the place of as-
- FiRST DIV1SEON.
Form on iouglaK Street east of nj-id right
resting on iixteiitui Street at. 9:43 : a. in.
Platoon of l'ohicc.
The Tritnsinlsidssippi 'i'roupers as Escort to
Grand hatrshul , 1' . S. Chtrkson.
Aides : ' 1' . C. 3iiehi ) , Ceorgo W. Holbrook
and Vhlt I I. 'rIornns. *
Stub University Cadet Jbi1l.
State University Cudets , Major Chitir1e II.
'I'itl& , ConlzuLulltin&r.
Council lituris 111gb ehoijI Cn.1ct , Captain
l4 A. Itt'artlsloy , Coiiiniaiidin.
'L'iio Colunibian Band.
Omaha 111gb Schooi Cadeti. , i.leutenant
Ca n ) I , L' . S. A. , CInInaII&i i iig.
lVcbster Zounves. Captain G. W. h3ue.
Ciarkson Camp , eons \'etcInflS , of South
Omaha , CLIhIiflifl J. F' . Ftter , Corn-
SECONL ) DIVISION.
Form at MIhurd hotel oil 'riiirteenui street
at ) :4S : a. Jn.
Assistitat Mnriial.V. . a. Shriver.
Aitles : J. A. lCuhin , A , II. SmIth. it ,
1tlehardsn anti I ) . \t. liayt'rley.
ilanlolphl ( Iowa ) llanIi I" . ( Irectie , Leader.
Ohhleers of thu 1xiasitlon.
Sieukers and invited ( luests in Carriages.
'l'liIltI ) DIVISION.
Form on Fifteenth street , north of Doug-
hash , right resting Oil Douglas.
Assisttuit iar3luuul , 1)UtIley Sznith ,
Aide : Oeorgo S. Wright.
Cosmopolitan ljaiud. Georgu V. ( .ireene ,
I , eader.
The hlenevoleut uutitl Protective Order of
Thai Travelers' Protective Assocla lion of
nieriea , Jt)5CI1hl'utliesteln , l'rcuItlent.
Camp iO , Modern , \\'othlnwn of America.
' . .Inuuun .liaru In.
Camp 1II , iotierIu VootInuen of America ,
Calnp Mo.Iern 'uIo.IInen of .Anicrica ,
CIiZUP 4iI , Modui'n Vootlnjcuu of America.
Other Uniforincul Civic SueLetIc Not Yet
: i Form on Fifteenth street south of Doug-
ci- Inu street ,
Major It. 13. iico.'c. Assistant Marhial ,
Pawluec City Band.
The Board of Uavernurs nliui iCnghita ! of
1 The Sotith Omaha iuiuestriutlu Club ,
' % Vork ' .VIlt Cciu.e i'.Iiiitlst.
Orders having been given by tue exposi-
, thou management that not a nail is to be
; driveli hOC flu exhibit iinced tomorrow are
i causing no little aniount of bustle , which
: will be carried through today anti all of to-
night. The opening day vIhi flail the build-
legs ready to receIve visitors.
t , The bluff tract's beautitul lawns , with all
the freshness of the first touch of spring's
life. the lovely beds of flowers , i'ahzns.
foliage , bushes , etc. , the fountains of cool
vater and the pleasant shiatly drIves ttftordeui
by the liusny leafing trees. has already be-
i come a most popular resort.
1 lrlihliii ( hut , Gusuurds ,
The exposition iuards attired. lii their
! nstty uniforms were put through a course
of drill yesterday afternoon. They are becoming -
coming quite proficient antI bid Lair to per-
form their duties 'with the skilL of 0111 hands.
No feature essential for the comfort of
exposition visitors Is lacking , the latest to
appear being the 'wheel chairs. They will b
in charge of specially appointed men who
will be able to pilot those hiring them to
all points of Interest.
The large horticultural building is resplendent -
splendent With exhibits , both of a horticultural -
cultural and floricultural nature. The sweet
odors of freshness from the exhibits of
fruits and flowers arc impressive of the
worth and genuineness of the products of
the great west.
The buildings of the hleinis hag Co. .
Montgomery \Varfl & Co. and the Liggett
& Myers tobacco firm arc completed and
furnished reauly for visitors. Although small ,
they ore commodiously arranged and have
many other attractive features.
MI.Iny AtrstCtIoflPs flcn.Iy.
The Midways are presented to the people
in theIr fullness. One may either take or
leave alone , but the invitation will always
be found open to all to visit. The initial
performances of the Streets of Cairo , Streets
of All Nations , Wild \'cst show , ilagen-
back's wild animal show and the other stile
shows will take place today nnl tonight , so
that alt mny'be in readiness for tomorrow's
crowd , which promises to be a large one.
There will be plenty of music on the Midways -
ways , divided among cornet bands , orchestras -
tras anti the Orient bagpipe blowers. The
war whoops of IndIans vIli be mingled with
the band music , twenty-five redskins nrriv-
Ing yesterday from the Itosebutl agency in
South Dakota to take part in the wild west
hIsnhiina Ihuitter fluid 1luiiiu' .
The Apiary and Dairy buildings on Twentieth -
tieth strict ore now in the hands of exhibitors -
ors , who are losing HO time in the arrangement -
ment of their exhibits. A large refrigerator
car was run into the Dairy building yesterday -
day and will servo as cold storage during the
The Transportation anti Implement building -
ing daily reveals now marvels in exhibits.
The progress of the last thirty years herein
ahiown will be astonishing to the old residents -
dents of thio GO's. The Transportation do-
partnie.t is entirely filled , while only a few
empty spaces remain on the implement
side. The latest arrivals are several now
engines , thin exact counterpart of those in
1180 on the Union t'aehtlc anti Chicago &
Northwestern railways. The Baldwin Locomotive -
motive works of Philadelphia has an engine
on the track which cannot fail to win ad-
1' ( ) ii AM .t'I'R Ult 1' II OTO ( hi. ' . I' II P.11 S.
trrnngeinens 11n.ltCu. . - Oue teeuiniiio-
hilt lot. or ( lit' ( u1ld ott Ihue Gruitils.
The army of amateur photographers 'which
has been Patiently waiting fot- the announce-
meat of the conditions which wIll govern
the ailmisslji of hand cameras to the exposition -
sition grounds after the great show is formally -
ally opened will he gratified to learn that
it has beeii decided to charge an admission
fee of $1 ( or each hand camera , This charg.
viil entitle the camera to admission to the
grounds , but the bearer of thai Instrument
will be required to have a separate adtni-
shon ticket. The camera ticket , however ,
will entitle the operator to the use of the
'tlarlc room" in the photograph pavilion at
the northeast corner of the main court , be-
twcen the Machinery and Electricity building -
ing and the Girls' and Boys' buIlding. A
dark room in thIs building will be equipped
for the use of those who desire to load their
cameras or plato-holders and plenty of room
will be provided. The room will be
about sixteen feet In length and
a table extending the entire length of
the room will be provided with a "ret !
light" for each operator. There will be
accommodations for about ton operators at
one time , and the room will be constructed -
structed ith double doors in such a way
that persons may pass in anti out at wIll.
Supplies of all kinds will he on sale for
thom who desire to purchase on the
Camera tickets will be on sale down
town at Rhlnehart's gallery and at Demp-
ster's , as well as at the grounds.
Nrterut 1'i.I lie's flh&ihii t.
A special exhibit car of the Northern Pacific -
cific arrived in Omaha yesterday and has
been takeil to the exposition , where it will
remain during the exposition. In the car
all the various products of Washington ,
Oregon , Idaho , Mtnnecota. Mentana antI
North Dakota are shown , The wood work
on the interior of the car is of the dIfferent
klnuls of timber found In those states , beautifully -
tifully inlaid and polished. Samples of the
fine fruits grown in Washington , of Minnesota -
seta anti hakota ) grain and of Montana ore
arc displayed In cases and pictures of the
beautiful scenery along the Northern Pacific
give an idea of the beauties of tile territory
it traverses. Fine specimens of ulcer , antelope -
lope , elk anti otlcr game show the opportunity -
nity atfordeti for , unting in the west , Plc-
tures of ninny of thio best known Montana
mines are shown , together with samples of
ore taken from theta. The car has glass
sides , so that most of the exhibits can be
seen front the outside , and is the same car
which the company had at the Columblan
Cohanu'i llr alt zii.i Ii IN ltt'iI ilielit.
An invitation was extended by Presttlent
\Vattles to Calor.eiV. . .1. Bryan and his
regiment of infantry to conic to Omaha
and take rirt in the opening day parade ,
A reply from Mr. llryan , Just received ,
states tiiat'the regiment has not yet reached
thio point where it could make an appear-
alice in public. but the colonel writes that
hue will ho happy to accept tlto Invitation
to iartleliiato in the luncheon wiiiehl Is to
be serveti to tile guests of the exposition at
the close of the opening exercises and make
an address at that tUne. Tiue luncheon
referred to will be served In tile south cafe
to the guests of the exposition isa soon as
thu formal exercises arc completed anti will
lie somewhat abbreviated on account of the
imbUe reception which will be held in the
Government building at 'I p. m ,
Sen l"INII ( or dl. . . . ' . .ilnriini ,
The salt water fish for the aquarium of
the Fish commission In the Government
building have arrived and have been place'I
in-ihio tanks prepared for them. There are
all kinds of uncanny and strange forms
and tluis irnrtlon of the aquarium vIhl probably -
ably attract this greater share of attention ,
The Lou list of salt iater fish includes the
following varieties : Sea raven , sea robin ,
toad fish , torn cod , common cod , hake , mum-
IflOY chuck , strlpeti minnows , lobster , blue
crab , sidder crsb , hermit crab , porriwinkle ,
couch , sea urchins , sea anemones , star fish ,
king crab , barn door skate , common skate ,
eel , sea bass , striped bass , tautog , flat fish ,
four-spot flounder , common flounder , gun.
non , sea cucumbers , squirrel bake. There
are also the eggs of the squid and the
% ti ri' ( ' , iu'euithui liii l , ' ,
\'ithin the last tow ilays Secretary Utt of
the Commercial club has receIved notilIca-
tlon that the following convention dates have
been decided upon hallway Special Agents'
association , June 14 , 15 antI 16 , John J ,
Kinney , u'ecretary. ' Topeka , Kan. ; United
States Military elegrapiu corps , Juno 13 , 11
and 15 , J , E. l'ettlt , secretary , Chicago , Sons
of Veterans of he ! Ynhted i3taea , September
I ? 13 , 14 antI l , Fred Iloiton , secretary , 94T
Trernout building , Uoston , National Conven-
( Conttuuct on Seventh rose. )
SAIPSON IS ON TIlE ALERT
&ay with Ills Big War Engne to Do
PATROLS CUBAN COAST FOR TEN DAYS
lteInforenten1 to Ii Sciut ( ti Schtler' . ,
Fleet tu AIIISISt tutu iii iCcep-
user Cers'crrt III ft
( Copyright , IS9S , by Pres ; Publishing Co. )
OFF' IIAIIAMA CHANNEL , May 30.-Via (
Key West.-New ) ( York World Cablegram-
Siecial Telegram.-For ) ten days Admiral
Sampson's fleet has been lying on the sea
between the Cuban coast and Bahama banks
or cruising slowly from 100 to 200 miles off
the east of hIas'ana where the gulf narrows -
rows Into Bahama channel toward the southeast -
east and the Santaren channel opens to the
northward. Through the first week of this
waiting it was the plan of strategy to corn-
mand these two channels as the only approaches -
preaches to the westward by which the
Spanish fleet might attempt to cater these
waters or make a dash toward havana or
Key West ,
Admiral Sampson assembled this fleet at
a rendezvous 200 miles cast of Xhavnna one
week ago iast Tue'sday , bringing with him
some ships from the havana station , where
the ilag ship waited two days to pick theni
up , others joining the squadron later by
prevIous appointment. \VetTh'sday , May
25 , there was gathered at the enranco of
the old flahama channel a fleet rem'rkable
in that every type of naval architectur was
represented. There were five cruisers , the
ilagshiip New York , Detroit , Montgoniey ,
Cincinnati and New Orleans ; one battieshii ,
first class , the Indiana ; three monitors
Puritan , Amphiatrite and Miantonomah ; four
gunboats , \'icksburg , Machins , Newport and
Wilmington ; two torpedo boats , Foote and
Rogers ; one dynamite cruiser , the Vesuvius ;
two supply and coal steamers , torpedo boat
destroyer Mayliower anti another converted
yacht hornet and two armed tugs ,
It was undoubtedly the plan that if the
Spaniards fled from Schiloy and tried to
double Cape Ilayti , Sampson would be waiting -
ing with a grim welcome. There was no
escape , but before the American admiral
could turn to their destruction Schhey had
caught the enemy in Santiago anti hail hot-
tleii them up , their choice being to conic
out and fight or stay in and starve.
The Spanish navy in these waters now
ceases to spread alarm by reports of its
phantom movements. The gulf Is as safe
for Anicrican vessels as the waters of Long
Island sound. The entrance to Santiago bay
is by a crooked channel. There are to
forts , which arc scnrcel , ' worth consider-
tog as modern defenses. Two or three
hulks or barges sunk as obstructions would
block this channel.
IItSItrg'IIIM in Control.
Santiago province is altogether in the
control of the insurgents. There is no railroad -
road hI thIs province by which supplies
could be brought from Havana or Cien-
fuegos to the relief of the beleaguered fleet
even if Spain's soldiers were iii force
through this region. The insurgents have
only to close in around Santiago city to cut
off all chances of relief by land. It is only
a question of time measured by weeks before -
fore these four magaitlcent Spanish cruisers
must surrender by the ignominious agency
of starvation and become valuable additions
to tile naval force of the United States , unless -
less they choose the desperate alternative
of coming out to fight with defeat certain
aliti only th ? glory possible to inflict data-
age on the enemy before lowering their col-
ore over their shattered ships.
If they would rather remain in the harbor -
bor , then it is for them only in their cx-
treinity to put tbeir crews ashore to fight
the insurgents and starvation and blow up
the Vizcaya , the Oquendo , the Cristobal
Colon , tile Maria Teresa and the torpedo
destroyer Terror , rather than have them
augment the hostile forces. But there is
opportunity for some pretty torpedo boat
dashes by each side before the definite end
is in sight.
Schley's squadron is to be reinforced.
ET2tlghi ships will be left behind for protecting -
tecting and covering the landing of troops
and blockading the coast.
I llatl not seen an American flag over a
sailing vessel ten miles off the coast of
Florida , but totlay we passed two large
schooners , one four and the other three.
mastetl anti a bark flying the stars atitl
stripes and laying their courses with a
merry breeze abeam straight through Spanish -
There have been many impressive sights
in this trooping and marching of fleets at
sea in war time through the last two weeks ,
but none to stir the pride and patriotism
so much as the coming of the Oregon , reporting -
porting to the admiral as , if it hind Just left
the navy yard , after a cruise of 15,000 miles ,
breaking all records for the achievement era
a battleship in the navies of the world ,
The Oregon touched at Key West siniply
to coal and joined the fleet two days later ,
ready and fit for fighting or steaming faster
thmnmi'tho day it was launched in San Fran-
Thus is Decoration day ashore , the death
march is wailing tiirougii a thousand cemne-
tories and veterans are tramping through
cheerIng streets to the inspiring tones of
"Hail Colunbia" anti "Rally 'Round the
Flag , iloys , " but in the fleet the only oh-
servanco is in preparation to increase tile
popularity of Spanish decoration day , at
tile same time furnIshing the smallest con-
trihution for future observance of American
Memorial anniversaries ,
RALPh ! D. PAINE ,
GIt.tsls STltl'NS't'L'iI it'LOVliiIS ,
% 'iet Iiiii tif till' I Ito Jisnster ititil flit.
. ' , , ! 'i'riar. , l llei.i'ii , ! , L'r.l.
( Copyright , 1S3 , by I'ress Publishing Co , )
KEY VEST , May 30-Ncw' ( York World
Cablegran-Spcciai Teieiftani.-Tho ) graves
of tito victims of tile Maine disaster , tue
nba of the \'inslow who lost their lives at
Cardenas , one from tue Nashlviiio , one fromui
time Marblehead , who lost imis life while cutting -
ting the cable at Cienfuogos , were decorated -
rated today. At C o'clock two corps of car-
respondents turned out to gather flowers
for tile Purpose. They had already been engaged -
gaged , Several young women were already
at work fashioning evergreens and flowers
into large 'wreaths , Thirty of theni were re.
quired. When they were ready at C o'clock
they were placed in one carriage , filling it
conipletely , In addition there were a ama-
her of large bouquets.
When the small proces8lon reached the
cemetery , Superintendent Peter WIlliams
was there to assist in the work of gathering.
Vitlicut ceremony each grave was decorated.
uperiutcndeatViiliams set ills force of
flea at work gathering suclI palms and flow.
crs as were available in the grounds , These
word also Idaced on the mounds. Later in
the day other correspondents brought usgs
and a few flowers to place on the graves.
Captain Ilernadou of the Winslow , now
convalescing froll his wounds , visited the
cemetery in the niternoon and was much
affected by the ateutton given to the graves
of his men. Citizens of lCeyVest have
promised to look utter the graves hereafter
and no relatives of the dcn ed now tear
that they will be negiecte. J.tany women
visited the cemetery this aftirnoon and
each contributed bouquets. iach grave is
tonight covereti with flowerL'
CAPTURE SANTLAGOBY LAND
VnsiiImiirnn Cirrr.sIan.lcnt of fits-
Luittiluin Ciirmilt'lt ! Thlhks ThIN
vIhi lie flOhQ.
( Copyright , 1833 , by I'reiiu Publishing Co. )
LONDON , May 30.-Now York World
Cablegram - Special Telegiam. ) - henry
Norman's letter In the Chronicle dated
Washington says ft study o the whole sit-
uatton appears to dictate the capture of
Santiago by land. The trdops now chafing
at Tampa are amply sumc1nt to acomphish
this , and transports now costing the gov-
crnment $5,000 a flay are ready to convoy
them on a few hours noticd. Santiago Is
cut off by a roadless country and insurgents -
gents from the rest of Cuba , It is therefore -
fore impossible for 'hllanco to reinforce It
even if ho could spare the troops. To cap-
tore Santiago would compel Cervera to rush
onto certain destruction , sink his ships or
surrender. The administration , if it chose ,
could establish the Cuban government
safely there. Such a scheme seems the nat-
oral strategical solution of the present
combined naval , military and geographical
problem and is calculated to bring the war
to a conclusion without great loss of life ,
which would certainly be involved in the
long delay followed by an in'asion of Cuba
KEY \VEST , May 30.-k'ow ( York Worltl
Cablegram-Special Telegiarn.-Tho ) only
troops In Key \Vcst now ready to go to
the front are the United States marines
encamped at Fort Sampson , They were
brought to Key \Vest about three weeks
ago on the trallsport Panther , with provisions -
visions enough to last the-men for three
months. There are enough stores in gov-
ernnient wareho'.ises here to 'last the na-
rines sonic time In case of an emergency
call to Cuba. Tile marines arc big , sunburned -
burned fellows. Most of them have been
in the marine corps for several years. They
are fairly crazy to gc into Cuba and to
1'OILTUGUESIth P.&VOlt SPASI.tItIS.
Do ' , Vhnt 'rlie , Ciii. In help 'l'hi'in Iii
( Copyright , 1S93 , by Press ublisluing Co. )
LISBON , May 30.-New York Woriti Ca-
biegrani - Special Teiegram. - The Portuguese -
guese are very much in favorof.Spaili in the
present war and have gone oat of their way
to assist it. At the instanceof the Spanish
consul here Vie authorities smt back deserters -
ers who had entered Portuguese territory.
They are now sendiag troops to the front
to prevent the entrance of any more. They
also exercise great caution in ti transmis-
siomi of telegrams and lqttors for EtIglalid
and the continent , generaily assuming there
must be something important in every wire
seat. to London. Spaniards , are sending
troops from all the provinces to Caduz and
Ahgeciras with the idea of shipping them to
the i'hilippines as soon as the fleet is reatly ,
which appears cannot be for a week or more ,
as the ships are scarce of ammunition and
sonic of them have notyeegot their guns
mounted. In the northern ; rovinces of Spain
Carhist organs are tolling tiipoople that as-
Dewey attacked Manila with petroleum
bombs and the Americans bombarded a
Spanish town without warning the inhabi-
tnnts it is time for Spain. to make use of its
rights and grant letters of mnarque.
Sks'ittt'giL thnnt flu _ til liuiice ,
( Copyright , ISiS , by Press Publishing Co. )
LONDON , May 3O-Nev ( York World Ca-
biegrani-Specini Telegram.-I ) find on inquiry -
quiry in the best informed and most inihu-
entiai quarter that complete skepticism still
prevails concerning the reliability of rumors
projected concerning the , Anglo-AmerIcan
alliance. Time Marquis of Bufferin and Ava ,
whose authority is the highest obtainable ,
from his unique position d ( experience , informs -
forms me ho considers the discussion of an
alliance premature , saying "I am sure there
is no Englishman who does not earnestly
desire that the best posslbl understanding
and close amity should exist between the
United States and Great Britain , but the
question of an alliance , used in its diplomatic
and technical sense , Is one which involves
various issues which at the moment it seems
to me would be premature to discuss , "
ltiilt 111.1cr , . Organized.
ChEYENNE , Wyo. , May 3O.-Special (
Telegram.-Thie ) Second roginiemit , United
States volunteer cavalry , composed of cowboys -
boys and rough riders from Wyoming , Cob-
ratio , Nevada , Utah and Idaho , is now fully
organized , the last troop and the colomlel ,
Jay L. Torroy , being mustered into service
today. The entire regiment is hero , fully
nrnied and equipped bc service , The oat-
form Is tile regulation cavalry uniform of
the regular army. The arias are ifrng-Jor-
gensen carbines and revolvers. About one.
half of the requisite number of horses has
been received. Tile regiment expects orders
to go to Chiciamauga and from there to
Cool Slu'tnier % Iissiiil.
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PORT AU PRINCE , hlayti , May SO.-
( Now York World Cablegram-Special Teic-
grain.Tile ) German steamer Sciileawlg ,
which left Gounives on the way to Kingston
with coal for the United States government ,
vmt3 to return to Genitives May 23. its
nothing has been imeari here from it in
nearly a fortnight it is ifeared that it has
been captured , -
XebrzIMlIu Melt Go (4) 'ritiiii.ii ,
ChATTANOOGA , Tcnp , , Mny 30.-It is
reported on good authority that three regi-
nlonts of Infantry stntiomied9u Chiickamauga
park , the Second Nebraska , the Second New
York and the First District of Columbia , and
a regiment of cavalry. ho First Ohio , have
been ordered to go to TiSalpa as soon as they
can get ready , The rejort is generally be-
hieved , but cannot be omtially confirmed.
S.I. nh"r l'an , , thu StflrN North ,
KEY WEST , May O.-Tho prize steamer
Panama , cm'ptured by tbes Mangrove Boon
after the opening of , th'e war , was taken
north by a cruiser this rnorping , to be sold.
Its cargo was released by % hie United States
court last week ,
it irt'st 'I'yu ) Morq CrresiIIiIldeIIts ,
MADRID , May 30.-il ip. m.-An othlclah
dispatch from havana , says two American
correspondents from Key West , named Widen -
don and Robinson ( probabiy Phil hiobin
son ) have been arrested near Mataneas ,
Fornilliuft's 1'rilet & 'rohiOhtulN.
L0NDqN , May 3lLondon news
agency asserts that the pope baa forwarded
peace vrQposala to President McKinley.
hi'pev it rrivt's In I'nrhs.
( Copyright , 1thS , l ) ) i'rsis Vubiiahtng Co. . )
PARIS , May 30.-New ( York World Cable-
gram-Special Telegrarn.-Chauncey ) M.
Depow has arrived in Paris to attend the
Vanderbilt-Dresser wedding. The duke and
duchess of Marlborough 'will also be among
the guests. The brido-elect informed me today -
day that the breakfast was to be confined
strictly to the members of both families ,
There 'vii ) be no speeches. The scene of the
iioneymnoop lies not yet heen settled , but
probably the fret stop will be made at Brus.
sels en route to Swedea.
SCuLlY'S ' Ck1IE IN A TRAP
Oervem Takes the Bait and Swallows It ,
Hook and All.
LURED INTO THE HARBOR OF SANTIAGO
Muerinn Couimnndcr l'lnyi. a Sharp
Caine ntu.i NoSy has ( lie i4iifthllNll
'VMNeiN Ciiiitpletel nt
( Copyright. 18S , by ( ho Associated Press. )
MOLE ST. NICOIJAS , hlayti , May 30.-
There Is no longer any doubt that the
Spanish fleet is bottled up in the harbor of
Santiago ile Cuba.
MOLE ST NICOLAS. hlayti , May 30.-
Thio following dispatch has been received
here from the correspondent of the Associated -
ciated I'ress with the American fleet off
Santiago do Cuba :
OFF SANTIAGO DE CUBA , May 29.-
Commander Schicy and the flying squatlroa
has the Svanishi fleet bottled up in the lIar-
bor of Santiago do Cuba. fly tile lnost clover
maneuvering the commodore allowed the
Spaniards to tblnk lie had left in disgust ,
They took the bait and ran into the harbor.
Conimodoro Schley moved down this born-
ing and at 6 o'clock , going close to the
htmirbor , ha saw the Cristobal Colon , tile
Maria Teresa and two torpedo boats , He
believes th. entire fleet is there.
Commodore Schiey hiss acted upon his own
information anti judgment for the past six
days , and believes the whole Spanish fleet
is there. lie sat on the after triangle of
the Brooklyn this morning until after the
discovery of the fleet , and he then went to
breakfast , saying :
"I have got them , and they will never
get home , "
Tue United States auxiliary cruiser St.
Paul arrived here this luorning and was sent
to the Mole St. Nicolas with dispatches
The temperature hero is 110 degrees in
the shade , and in the sUei turrets the ileat
is actually beyond the power of iningina-
TIme American ships hero are the Brooklyn -
lyn , Texas , Massachusetts , Iowa , Marble-
head and Vixen , an auxiliary torpedo gun-
CAPE ITAYTIEN , Hayti , May 30.-An
American war ship bias Just signaled the
watch station on thIe mountain near the
entrance of the harbor. It is expected that
it bias dispatches from Colnmodora Schhcy.
PORT AU PRINCE , llayti , May 30.-
There is ITo further war news here today
and no ships are in sight ,
No l.oiimer itIi ) ioult.
KEY WEST , Fla. , May 30.-Any doubt
remaining as to the exact location of
Admiral Cervera's fleet was removed by reports -
ports brought in by naval scout ships , and
forwarded in tile Associated Press dispatches -
patches of Saturday night. The Spanisil
squadron is anchored in the harbor of
Santiago , and tile problem remains for the
commanders of the Alnericali fleet to dispose
of the enemy , either by corking the bottle
or by forcing the loig ; , narrow passage and
alliashing tite strong Spanish squadron at
tile anchorage its commander bias clwcn.
It bias been the'opinion of Rear Adntiiiml
Sampsoa that Admiral Cervc'ra would seek
either Santiago or Cienfuegos as a naval
reftigo anti base , and the movement f the
two American squadrons has proqqIc .vrtnu.
this basis. Strong and effective an are the
Spanish ships , representing as theydo tile
flower of ( be Spanish navy , every argo-
meat , in the opinion of American naval
strategy , compelled Admiral Cervera to
seek the shelter of the closed harbor of
Santiago or return to Spain , and he chose
to make hii refuge at Santiago. 'That he
woultl court a fight in the open sea is nu
itlea which has never been entertained iii
American naval circles , although his ships
without exception have high qualities , cuing
to their great speed , for such a con u'-4t.
On the other hand , it 'wAS believed the
Spanish admiral would attempt to
run into San Juan do Pore
Rico , but the fact of the
recent bombardment of the forts of that
harbor , coupled with the great possibility
that Rear Admiral Sampson's ihect would
be met if be attempted to enter that harbor ,
heft tile Spanish admiral only one alternative -
tive , and he adopted it by going to Santiago ,
where , it is presumed , he has been able to
coal , clean and repair , anti is in a iosition
to accept either the contlitious imposed by
tilat blockade or the issue of a fight in the
inner harbor , after the American fleet has
forced the passage.
It has been thought that the campaign
against Admiral Cervera might now be ended
by demnolishling the forts at tile entrance of
tile harbor of Santiago , blockading the chan-
nd and isolating the Spanish fleet until the
other problems ef the war arc worked out.
This , however , is not in line with the Artier-
ican policy , and , simply accepting the view
of tile situation taken by the naval experts
here , Admiral Cervera will have to accept
battle at once. It is Comluldently expected
tb.t a hard blow will be struck s'ithlin three
or four days , and that the result will be
known to the world nt the expiration of that
tinle. It. has hot been disclosed whether
Commodore Scitley Is to be reinforced , but
it. would not be surprising if some additional
ships were sent to him ,
II It I'I'I S I t CO L ii H ii I S CAIJG I IT.
Auxiliary CruiHerh't , l'iuiil ltitiii.ls tip
IL ( ii.t.I Prize ,
( Copyright. 1S93 , ity Prcs Publishing Co. )
KEY \VEST , May 30-New ( York World
Cablegram-Special Teiegramn.-Anotiier )
proof that the Svanisii fleet is at. Santiago
do Cuba is the experience of the British
steamer Iiestormnel , that was brought into
Key West harbor today by a prize crew
that the St , Paul had placed on board of
it after capturing it Oft Santiago last
Wednesday night , The Itestormel is a
iomlg , lou' , tramp collier belonging to Tory
& Company of Cardiff , Wales , It left there
oil April 22 , the tiny before war was do-
clareti , with 2S00 tons of the fimbest grade
of Cardiff coal consigned to a Spanish firm
In San Juan , Porto Rico , where the Span-
1511 fleet is known to have made its first
"When wo reached Sami Juan , " said the
, captain of the Itestormel , "the consignees
told me very curtly that tite persons for
whom the coal was destined were now in
Curacao. At I'orto Rico I learned that
war hind been declared , I hegami to suspect
that the coal was going to Cervera's fleet ,
but my Spanish cousignees said It would
ho all right. They told inc not to ask any
questions but to get to Curacao as soon as
Zmssibie. I did so , placing my cargo un-
dee orders , The consignee at Curacao was
a Spanish officer. lie saiti tilat there had
beemi another change of base anti that tue
coal now was wanted at Santiago do Cuba ,
I tried to cable my owners for instructions ,
but found that the cables had been cut.
Untier the circumstances there was noth.
lug for me to do but go to Santiago.
"iJy this time I was pretty well con-
vincecl that the coai was for Cervera , I
suspected that coal bad been made a con.
traband of war , so I was not a bit sur-
prized when the St. i'aul brought us to with
U shot last Wednesday night and captured
us three and a hmaif allies Iromu shore , Lieutenant -
tenant I'attersofl was idaced on board to
bring us to Key West. He is as a fine
a man as I ever luet and a flue shipmate ,
We had a good time of it all the way , "
After an nil day session in the prize court
it was decided to seize the 2800 tons of
THE BEE BIJLLET1Nj
Weather Forecast forNebraska- ,
Cloudy ; Southerl 5.
1 OpenIng lny Near at list _ _
loIng . .r SflfltlNtiIt'N i'ie
Cervern Tightly Corke.h
Mile. . to Ativnimeq oil ( 'Ill.
i Obo.ernitee . at Metimurini '
ii chirnNln Nest- , , ,
L'IIsilN Aeeluicntnhiy 'l _ _ _ _
.1 LthItt.rlnl antI Cnnnteit.
1)oins of jut' l'rcniitqriiiitii.
( I Couneli fluff , . Local Matters ,
Il ) Ii Nens anul Ctnniiiett ,
l Sporting HacimtM ( If a Iny.
M 'l'rn'citn Icmt Capture Omaha ,
0 lii time Piclil tf Idiect ricity ,
heiiiirini lmiy In Oiimnhmit.
Search for ShulntNhi SIIIt'N.
ltet'I h'rotItrustth Vrnnee.
I 1 Comnimiru'iti ititmi Finnnu'imul NeTN ,
Smieriuri I ' of Ai.ucricnit Soldiers.
Atigln-.tiimericnmm .thlinut'e ,
12 "her llushnimii's iieIicImtIiICe. '
Cubit' , , Cu riotis , , mi umnls.
'L'eIii.'ernturu. at Oimiithmn I
lloir , Ieg hour.
I ; a. lit . . . . . . at 1 I , . im . . . . . . ( It
( I a. in . . . . . . (12 d ' . iii . . . . . . tIll
7 mm. mu. . . . . . . 6 ; It II. III . , , , (17
8 a. in . . . . . . OM . 1. in . . . . . . 115
p , ut . . . . . . ' .1) ) r ii. III . . . . . . Ill )
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coal but to release the steamer amiui its cap-
tam as soon as it had bet'ii unloaded mit
the goverllnlent coal dock. The Restormel
will return to Cardiff ,
"I ala sure the Spanish fleet is at Santiago -
tiago , " Captain Mullemi said. "The Span-
lards ought to be jolly good asllnmed of
themselves in asking a man to risk hits life
and his vessel for theta without givIng htiiii
so much as a shot from the fort to protect
him. I alIt glad the yankees got the coal. "
LATE ADVICES FROM MANILA
lteport Conies frunim i.upndoiu flint
Smismuthipox zmn.l I'seim tory ltmtme
.tiitting Levey' . . , ii.
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LONION , May 30.-New York World
Cablegram-Special Telegrani.-Tho ) Daily
Telegrapll's MamI ha special says :
Dewey is losing men by disease almost
daily. Smallpox ailci dysentery are said to
be rife in the American squatiron. The rebel
chief Aguitialdo has reached Cavite from
the interior. Soon after his arrival he went
on boat-fl miii Amnerlcaml war ship , He is working -
ing Ilard to gain over the rebels to the side
of the Aniericamls with a view of active cc-
operatiomu whoa Dewey's reihforcemncuts ar-
The Daily Mail's thong Kong dispatch says :
The correctell statement of the number of
Spanish killed amid wounded in battle at
Manila gives the following killed : In ships ,
78 ; Cavite arsenal , 23 ; wountletl in ShuiIiS ,
233 ; arsenal , 45. The police lucre secured a
launch anti are taking stores to the Amner-
lean store ship Seauire , which leaves for
Time Daily Mail's Madrid dispatch says : I
learn the religious orders in tile Philippines
have sigmIeti a statemiiciit to the governor do-
4-el acing that If they are the cause of a con-
I tinuation of tue insurrection they are ready
m to withdraw from the island. It is said the
order3 ilavo already concentrated in tile
cities , fearing the hatred of the natives.
Cables have been cut between Caplz , I'anay
and lolibo. A shipping company has been
eoninlissoned ! to carry tile mails betwoeml
Mamlila and Hong Kong.
The Daily Mail's hong Kong special says :
Further advices from Manila have been
brought here totbay by her majesty's ship
Pique. It reports all quiet at IoIiIo , but
skirmishing is of daily occurremico at Luzon.
l'laeards have been posted up in Manila inciting -
citing the populace against British residents.
As a measure of precaution tile American
admiral is making arrangements for their
reception at Cavite , which at presemit is
virtually in his occupation.
ldighstiil tlmtkss it protest.
LONDON , May 31.-Tue British government - i
mont , , according to the statement of a London -
don news agency , has sent a frienibly protest -
test to Siaimi with respect to the latter's
strengthening of tile fortifications opposIte
NEBRASKANS IN EVIDENCE
'i'hree of 'Fhicin iehlvcr llecorntiimii
Day AlcIrt'ises at ( lie Nit-
Ilomial CnmItnl ,
WAShIINGTON , May 30.-Special ( Tele-
gram.-Nebraska ) was greatly in evidence
today at Arlington , three of the princIpal
atitiresses being mambo by citizens of the
Antelope state-Senator Thurston of Omaha ,
FV. . Collins of Lincoln and W. H. MiellacI
of Grand Island. Senator Thurston spoke
to an immense concourse of people iii front
of tile amphitheater amid his speech was cc-
ceived with ninny manifestatIons of appre-
elation. The day was perfect anti the scene
was inspiring , with the president and mnamiy
menibers of his cabinet grouped about hlila
on the platform , Vice Presitbent hobart he-
ing directly to the ieft of Mr. Melcinicy ,
Mr. Collins and Mr. Michiaeis spoke to large
audience In front of the tomb of Admiral
Comigressmnafi Mercer returned traIn his
hurried trip to Omnahia this evening greatly
pleased Withl the manner in which Ills re-
nomination was accomplIshed. lie is more
of an enthusiast thami ever in praise of
Omaha and says tile Transrnississippl Exposition -
position is easily time biggest thiliig since the
World's fair. lie says Omaha looks like olul
days amid everybody is happy over thIe pros-
peels of the magnificent culmination of the
Mr. Mercer will tomorrow make the necessary -
sary arrangements incident to l'resident
McKinley pressing the Imutton that will
start time mnachinery at the Transmisslssippi
Exposition and delivering an address through
the long-distance telephone.
QUBIiN M'htl'l'HS 'IO hiltS. tJJ.hNl'NIi.
RxprcsseN 11cr % 'mu rint'Nt , Smpiitlmy
niusi highest hlt'gurtI , ,
LONDON , May 30-On Saturdky last tIme
queen sent the following to Mrs , gladstone ;
My thoughts are much with you today ,
when your dear husband is laid to rest.
Today's cercmnotiy 'will be most trying and
painful for you , but it will at the same time
he gratmtying to you to sea the rcsp et anti
regret e'ilicCd by the nation for site miieithory
of omi.m vnoBo character and nteilcctual abil.
ities marked Ilimn us one of the most tiistln.
giiislmcul stolesnien of my reign. I shall ever
gratefully remember hIs devotion allil iou
in all that concerned my personal welfare.
VItJl'OltIA , It , I ,
Iieiiit'iItN r Oetiuit e'sist'is , 3iny 80 ,
At Antwerp-Arrlved-Frlcshand , from
New York ,
At I4abon-Arrived-Peniusuiar , frm
At. . llaniburg-Arrlved-Scotia , from Ilalti-
At Liverpool-ArI-ived-Cephiaionia , from
llouton : ,
At Bremen - Arrived - Fnlcdnicb dec
Onosso. from New York.
At New York-Arrived-City of Rome ,
from ( lasgnw ; Mobile. froln Lotidozi ,
Spaarntbamn , from Itotterdam Boyle , frolil
At hlavre'--Arnlved-La ( ias ogue , from
FORWTARD TO CUBA
Orders Are Isucd for the Invnion t
ConIllience at Once ,
TWENTY-fivE TRANSPORTS ARE READY
Over Thirty Thousand Troops Will Do
Embarked at rit.
PLACE OF IJNDING IS KEPT A SECRET
Other Expeditions Will B Started as soon an
GENERAL MILES TO HAVE SUPERVISION
letnrtiiiemt Issues the Orilers to
I Imuimmu'thim te1 Uimmn htt'eeivlimg As-
sliranecs front Suthiley ( hiatt
Cerverat % 'ns Secure.
\\'ASIiINGTON , Mny 30.-Tiio military invasion -
vasion of Cuba has begun. Unless the or
tiers of tile 'nr tiepartmnemit Inisentry , at a
early hour tills lamming tIle troops that havt
gathlered at the gulf recta begun to break
camp and imiarcht aboard transports vaittng
to carry them to the emiemny's territory.
About twenty-five of these ships , time biggest -
gest anti fastest that coulti be obtnineul
suitable for tue purpose. iiiil ; heeii gathered
ready to receive time troops. They will ac-
colnmnodato about 30,000 men , for , in it short
voyage hike that from one of time gulf portil
to Cuba , It is nossible with safety amni corn-
fort to carry a iiiucb larger number of men
aboard ship titan would be admuimalble in thu
ease of a cruise to the Piiiirppines , for instance -
How mnnn' troops started tllis morning ,
wiicro they took shiiis , , where they are bound
for , nrc quctIons wilicll time directing spirits
of the campaign refulso positively to answer.
There is a suspicion that the start will lie
loathe from l'nmupa , and Mobile , and it is
probable that In stichi case the fleets of
transports \iiii comiverge nt Key \\'est to
pass tinder tile COIlVOyS of tIme war ships.
ViliCl1 Admitiral Smimol-ison immus iirovldeui to
imISuro time safety of time troops tiuring the
passage uteross the Floriuba straits mlgainst _
attack at thio hailibs of some stray Spanish
cruiser or gunboat.
It is nrobablo that there will be no less
than four separate mIlitary expeditions , and
that tltese will be inudeul at four dlfkrent
pot u I S.
Arrangements have been muatbo to utilize
tile services of tile Insurg.'mmta to time largest
possible extent. The governnemt : nlreaii
has rent txpeditiomls to a large iiumbnr of
lrnlnts on tile Island , and hnndeil arias fertile
tile insurgents. Most of tlmm onruies soc.-
I ecedeul erfeetly in their object , amId it was
said at the War dopartnint : toI.iy tii.ut a
suiilcicnt number of the insurgents nave
been armaicul to constitmlto a ery effective
support for tile troops w1i'a they land.
t'inm'vremiee at Vli lie lliawe.
A war c nfcremice wllS held at tha White
House at 3 o'clock tills afteiiioaii betwemt
, the liresident and his two war sacretarfes ,
f Aiger amid Long , and Major , icne'al uhiIes , hi
colllmnamldi of time army. Vice l'resident
Hobart , who acconlpanictl the president to
I Arlington anti returned with laimi ; to lumich ,
\S.aS present mm part of the tIme , anti Secretory -
tory lay , u-lao had just reture to Vasil-
ington , also dropped In during the confer-
General Mtles brought with hini a memo-
random showimmg the exact disposition of time
military forces now concentrated at various
poInts throughmout time country , with the
number of men aTampa anti other southern
, points ready for emlibarkatlon , lIe alse
made known that at 1 o'clock this morning ,
immediately following tile receipt of definite
Iliforinatiomi of tile presence of the Spanish
fleet at Santiago , lie had immediately gone
to the War department anti issued tebo-
graphic orders putting the troops in muotiomi
and thus starting the forward nbo'emnent of
the military arm of time service. Further
than lids those attending the conference
would not discuss their plans.
It was Snid mit the War department that
ChIld relIance would be nlaced at the outset
on the United States reguiars , most of whomxi
are centered in Florida , anti such volumlteer
regiments as were thoroughly equipped and
measonably well seasoned for service.
Over 'l'lmIrty 'I'hmoisiuiai AvzIhliLbbe.
Although time omeinls will not tat bow
many troops arc available for active mervico ,
it is roughly estimated that there are about
20,000 regulars and 13,000 volunteers at
Tamupa. These include seventeen regiments
of regular infantry anti fourteeml regiments
of volunteer infantry , twelve batahilons of
artillery and five rogimmicilts of regular cmiv-
aIry , Time infantry force , regular mInd vollin-
teer , is about 2S,000 llbfl , time cavalry about
-1,000 , the artillery about 1,200. 110w many
of these have been or irill ho ulispatclleil to
any given polmlt , or to several poliatu , is not
disclosed , as that is a part of thu secret
camlpaign nians of the govCrnflbcflt.
flack of this force nrc other avaIlable regi-
nicnts at Mobile , Now Orleans , and other
points easIly accessible to Taln1ia. Still
further iaClC is the large volunteer camp at
Cimicgamnnugn , comprising obout 40,000 infantry -
fantry yohumiteers , 1,000 cavalry voilhlltcerB ,
and thlree regimmients of artillery voi1imit.t'rs ,
Aside froam the troops alrca'ly ' sieeIficd
there arc the 18,000 loon at Camp Alger ,
near Washington , antI lesser boilles of troops
on Long island mmmi in 'arioums state't. Thu
75,000 volumiteers under the re'ielmtly ' issued
second call constitute still another reserve ,
wilichl , however , is yet to be organized and
ilihit's Oil fur 'I'niiipss , '
Major Gemieral Neison A. Miles , con-
imlamiding tile United States army : acconi-
iianie4 ity tue niemnera ! of his fammilly omIt !
his personal and oiticiai staff , left at 1k
o'clock tonight ( or Tampa , Fin. The liarty ,
comprising sixty-four p0150115 , occupied a
special train on time Southern railway , eon-
sisting of one Pullman sleeping car , one
sitecinl car , one conlbination baggage and
tIny coach and one baggage car ,
Secretary and Mrs. Alger were at the
Sixth street station to see the party off , as
nero also about 100 other lIcreomis , fi'ieiidis
and relatives of the officers. No demon-
stratlon of any kind occurrmnb as time dis-
tinpibhfil , 'party took its leave ,
( i'vnerul Miles will lroceeii directly to
Tan'mpa , where Ito will establish temnporarhly'
tiia 'headquarters of thin army. lie will
personally direct time movements of the
troops anti the Invasion of Cuba.
rohiowiiig Is the versollnei of time party
which left tonight ; General Miles , Mrs.
Miles , Miss Miles and A. herman Miles ;
General Rodgers , General Stone , Colonel
MaU8 , Cohomtel Micliler , Colonel Osgood , Major -
jor Iay , Chief Surgeon Major linybure ,
Majom' Iavia , Captain Alger , Lieutenant
Itowan , Licutemiant Parker amid Liouteliant
General Coilazo amiti Colonel Iiernnndez of
the Cubami arlmy were of the party , as wecu
also four Irivatea'f the Sixth cavalry , who
will act mms orderlies , and eleven secretar-
ics and cict ks