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H CRISTOBAL COLON'S LOQ. 11 1 T Anooiu's TmJ nomas or ceb- B I 1 YBRA'B FLEET AT SANTIAGO. IS Kb rinton Bank the Merrlmao, Assisted by fj Ik a Mine Which Jtiploded Dnaer ths Col- JK f Her Thy Sent Down Direr and Decided t , , That tha Merrlmno Didn't Obstruct tha K & Channel Landing Ouns and Provisions S T for tba right of July 1 and S-The Colon K 1 Ileady to Go to Sea at 9 A. 51. finn- W f day-That Ends tha Story of tha I.o. K It Special CabU Jttrt It Tai Btm. 5 W Braoirrr, July 10. Following Is the Bpan If f ish record of the doinijs of Admiral Cer M" If ywtm'm fleet, as taken from the log book of M Kl h8 Cristobal Colon by the Brooklyn : ft I "April 14 Arrived at Porto Grande Bt. K I Vincent, Capo Verde Islands, anchoring;. K T "April 10 The Vixenya and Almlrnnte m Oquendo arrived. All the vessels coaled X h and "prcrriad-'ned. The ahlp took store ' 1 and guns. ' "April 29 Balled, together vrlth tho JK Infanta Maria Teresa, Vlsoaya, Almlrnnte K Oquendo, Furor, Terror, and Plnton. The IK Colon towed the Furor, the Oquendo the K fa Ruton, and tho Maria Teresa the Terror. w I . Aspeedofelffht knotawas arranced. W .' "May 14 Sighted Onracoa off tho coast IK of Venezuela. 6 "May IB Steamed northward. "May 16 Rendeivou appointed at Ban- jjK tlago de Cuba. S "May 10 Arrlred at Santiago de Cuba, (SB anchoring" nt 8:20 A. M. j 9 " May 25 The Colon shifted her anchor s' offo to Ensenada de Caspar about a mile north of Morro Castle. Jj , " May 27 The watch tower signalled 1 1 that ten of the enemy's ships were In jE sight, accompanied by torpedo boats or fk i small vessels. At 0:30 tho semaphore slg W t sailed that the enemy hod disappeared. Jt I "May 28 Bent an ofHcor to Morro Castle ,fe to "watch and report the position of the jf f, ''enemy's ships and to announce their fe J tnorements. j , " May 29 Tho enemy's Teasels were to jv the eastward steaming: In columns. Rec- ' 'cgnlzed the Brooklyn, Indiana, Iowa, Mln- ;fc JT ' neapolis, Texas and a merchant vessel. Wo (E I- J prepared our battery and loaded with X steel shells. . " "May 80 At noon the semaphore an il. ' nounccd that the enemy's squadron was W ' In sight; also the arrival of warships with If ' two masts with three fighting tops each, S and two smoke pipes. f i "May 81 The Colon was struck by I, ' fragments of a shell fired during a bom 5r ' bardment and her head was injured. I "Juno 1 The Colon shifted her berth in l the harbor. l , "Jnno 8, 3:29 A. M. Firing at tho en- K trance of the harbor. Later the flagship p ' made signal that a merchant ship was en- . f taring the harbor, it being the intention g 'to sink her at the entrance. As she was I A passing Ensenada de NIspero at the inner end of the narrows she was sunk by a H torpedo from tho Pluton and by a mine, without accomplishing her intentions. ft J fc Seven prisoners were taken, one officer E' I i , and six men. I " Juno 0 The enemy opened Are at tfM 5 7:45. At 11:35 the semaphore signalled f,j j,' that tho enemy was withdrawing. We W 1 are preparing the Relnn Mercedes with f rapid-fire guns at the mouth of the har j9j ' bor. Later received notice of the loss sus Jjj !, tsined. The dead are Commander Emilio f Costa, executive officer of the Mercedes, ft :f andflvo men. The wounded are Ensign W, Alejandro Molino and twelve men. W J "June 18 At 5:20 the enemy's squad- K ' xon opened on the shore batteries, somo ft of the projectiles falling in the harbor. K, -At OK35 the fire grew less. Our batteries E ' continued to fire. 6:85 o'clock During K the afternoon equipped a company for I landing. W '- "June 17 Fifteen of the enemy opened , J Are to the windward upon Point Cabrera, , ' lasting until 5:45. It was begun by the ' Texas, a yacht and two launches. I "June 18. The Merrimae was examined . h by divers. Twenty ships appeared, only ' i four of which were men-of-war. One was I. j Try largo. JL ji "JuneSl Alandlngparty was equipped fc i and went ashore. E - i " Juno 22, 8 o'clock Heard shots from ' , the enemy's squadron and realised that )', nr batteries were firing. The enemy - fired slowly, the bombardment lasting I until 11:30. ' "June 28 Bent a detachment aahora . 'with rifles and ammunition. t, "June 24, 25, 28, and 27 Bent rifles 5 f. and ammunition to the Parplor iron pier, fe- f Dos Cruces, Dos Cominos, and El Cobre. , "July 1 Provisions and ammunition m. t sent to the detachments on shore. Heard fc cannon on shore. During the afternoon fSK f projectiles passed the bow of the Colon. &. Heard sharp firing between the town and 3! , Blboney. The squadron was firing upon jB tle harbor. A number of wounded arrived Ijt f. at the military hospital. Our men slept ft I " at their guns. " July 2 The flagship signalled to light $ ' flren under all boilers. The Colon lit hers Mm j. oo as to have steam at 2 P. M. At night H ? Heard rifle firing toward the town. A Mjl : llttlo Inter the enemy's squadron opened lr on the batteries and bay," L There is no entry on the log for July 8, j ' the day the ships came out and were S! : annk. m The log wns translated and printed on St , v board the Brooklyn yesterday. m ( ', BATTEHWS AT CA1WKXAH. Seyernl of Them Deitroyed by the Fire from H Our Warhlpi, ft - En Wmt, July 14. From off Cardenas come R '. reports that batteries In the course of construe- B I Uon,aa well as to others already completed, II ' tiave been destroyed. The Spaniards mads a M ' brare reststanoe, and big shells caused many Ktlir faUllUei, The American ship were not struok. MBfcsjrffyw " -" "me. ; AJTOTJimt CBUXBBIt rOJt Otm VZ1SKT. It IsTboacht the Criitobal Colon May Coma Bar Under Her Own Steam, gjKial Ctiti DttptkS to Tns Str. At tbji Fbowt, Wxdhtjdat, tu Piti nn, Errs, July 14. The wreckers have been Inspecting the sunken Spanish cruiser Cristobal Colon, and hopo to be able to save her. Indeed, they think that she will be able to go to the United States under her own steam. The armistice continues until Thursday noon, when the surrender of the Span iards or a general assault upon Santiago is expected, den. Miles Is conferring with Gen. Shatter. The Amorican land bat teries are all in position and their guns are trained upon the Bpanlsh trenches. The fleet is prepared to assist In the bom bardment of the city and the ships are lying off Agundores awaiting the signal to begin firing. The burning of houses at Blboney con tinues. The troops which arrived on board the Tale have not yot been landed. nUTlXEn BLANCO'S SUPPLIES. lie Bays TTe Hnre Destroyed the Santo Do mlnejo, Laden with Spanish Supplies. Sptcial Cabh DupakX (a Tn Bus. MisniD. July 14. Cnptatn-Oeneral Blanco has oabted to Gen. Correa from Havana that the steamer Bnnto Domingo, from Mexico with a cargo of Spanish stores, went ashore at Punta Cartas, In Plnar del Rio province. Tho Americans, ho says, set flro to tho ship, and tho vessel, together with her cargo, was destroyed. OVlt PlUBOXEnS AT PORTSMOUTH. Tba Spanish Sailors Ara Comfortable Cerrera and Omcers Sail for Annapolis. Portsmouth, N. H., July 14. The sun was shining over the camp of Spanish prisoners on Heavey's Island this morning after tho sororo cold storm, and although the Spanish prisoners hava beon oorafortablo, tho marines on guard suffered some. Tho auxiliary cruiser Bt. Louis, which was anchored just bolow tho island, finished coaling and sailed at 5 o'clock this morning for Annapolis. Bho had on board all the surviving commissioned ofllcers of the wrecked Spanish floet.wlth tho exception of four Lieutenants, three surgeons, two Ensigns and two chaplains. The latter haTe been loft, at tho requost of Admiral Cerrera, to minister to tho spiritual needs of the men. The prisoners are fast regaining their com posure, although some of them have not yet got over the Idea that they aro to be killed. As they note from day to day the treatment they are receiving, that Idea will soon bo driven out of their heads. Tho prisoners dally aro al lowed to see the death-dealing preparations ready In case of an outbreak, which, although not expeoted. Is carefully guarded against Part of the prisoners have received clothing from Paymaster Loomls. Tho remainder soon will bo lilted out, and their old dirty canvas suits will bo burned. Before they received their clothing thoy were obliged to take a bath. The Spanish surgeons who have been left with tho prisoners have, established quarters Inside tho stockado. Thoy aro paroled to go about the island, the naval hospital, and the camp. Tho surgeons reported this morning that the wounded are getting along as comfort ably as possible. Several will be able to be dis charged from the hospital In a vory few days. Twenty-eight marines, formerly members of the Brooklyn crow, were added to tho guard. Four more Gatllng guns will also be placed around the stockado. Yesterday Admiral Cerrera. his son. and tho otherofllcora left on the ship were furnished with entire new outfits of clothing by a Portsmouth firm. Among the messages received by Cervera yesterday was ono of 187 words from Governor General Blanco. This was taken to Admiral Carpenter at tho yard before delivery. Twenty new cases of cllmatlo fever omong the prison ers were reported last night The fever causes severe suffering for four or five days, after which the men begin to Improve. About half the prisoners have alreadv passed through the ordeal. Tho disease is not considered conta gious. Work Is still being rushed on the prepara tions for the second Installment of prisoners, which nro expected to arrive on the Hartford about Saturday noon. All boats have been or dered to keep at least fifty yards from the shore around tho island, and the boatmen are sending up a howl of protests. Annapolis. Md., July 14. Strict orders have beon issued at tho Naval Academy to be ob served whllo the Spaniards are here. The St Louis Is expectod to land the prlsonors on Fri day night or Saturday morning. Capt Cooper has received applications from artists, photog raphers and others asking privileges of the academy grounds. All such applications have been refused, as tho authorities do not intend to make an exhibition of tho unfortunate pris oners. No person will bo allowed In the Acad emy except attache's and employees. BROUGHT nOSIE 140 WOUNDED. The Breakwater Itrlngs Home 71st New York and 8th Massachusetts Men. NonroLK. Va., July 14. The steamship Breakwater arrived at Old Point this morning with 140 wounded soldiers from Santiago. At 5 o'clock this evening the disembarkation of these began. The work of transferring the sufferers from the ship to the new field hos pital was accomplished in about an hour. Thoro aro no officers among them; all are pri vates of the Seventy-first Now York and Second Massachusetts volunteer lnfuntry and tho Sec ond. Sixteenth, Twentieth and Twenty-fourth regular Infantry. A number of troopers of tho First and Ninth regular cavalry, the latter a colored regiment aro also among those who arrived to-day. The wounded were In charge of Capt. Mun son, surgeon, United States Army. Only five or six men aro dangerously wounded, and strong hopes aro entertained by tho surgeon that no deaths will result. The men came from Blboney, from which port tho Breakwater, ofllelally designated as army transport No. 20, sailed on last Saturday. The quarantino ofllcers, after a thorough imestlgatlon, were satisfied that there was no one aboard ship suffering from a contagious disease, and do elded that t hero was no risk In permitting all to land at Old Point, and all wore, therefore, brought ashore. Nearly all woro ablo to walk, having only slight flesh wounds, and not more than a half dozen had to bo brought ashore on stretchers. The names of tho wounded oannot be obtained until to-morrow, as the list Is not yet compiled. Chaplain Freeman, who has charge of tho preparations for the men, said that it could not possibly be completed before morning, The auxiliary cruiser Yankoe is still at tho Norfolk Navy Yard to-night. Dr. F. B. Good man of tho United States Marine Hospital ser vice, now stationed, at Old Point said to-day unequivocally that no case of yellow fever was aboard either of the ships recently arrived from Cuba. Tho report to the contrary Is absolutely without foundation. There is not, or has not been, at Old Point any person suffering from that disease. More Sick and 'Wounded Coming noma. WisnrNQTON, July 14. This telegram was rooolved at the War Department this morning; "BinoNEr, July 14. Seneca left this morning for Fort Monroe with eighty-five siek and wounded. Lahabde, Surgeon." The following bullotin was posted at the War Department this afternoon: "Thesteamer Olivette will proceed from Fort Monroe, Va.. with sick and wounded to New York, where sh,e will await instructions from the Surgeon-General for iha disposition of the tick and wounded.' ... . . THAT OUTRAGE AT SUBIG. DBTTET 1TXLL STAKE OOTUMTf SttlPB OBETUIS RULES. Ha Asked the Reporters Not to Bend the Fall Story en Aeoonnt of the Feeling That Would He Aroused In the United States Foreigners In Manila Think We Will Never Forgive Germany's Acts. fptHal CalU DttpalcS to Tax Stnt. London, July 14. A despatch to the SaOy Hail from Hong Kong says it ia now known that Admiral Dewey ordered the corre spondents at Manila not to give the full story concerning the action of the German warship Ireno, for fear of arousing feel ings in the Unltod States which might load to complications with Germany. Tho correspondent adds that when the details of the affair aro known It will be seen that the Incident was more serious than first appeared. As soon as the American warships ap peared at the entrance of Bubig Bay the Irene slipped hor cable and steamed out, leaving her anchor at the bottom. Consul Wildmnn refuses to say anything more about the matter. It Is believed that when the monitors Monterey and Monadnook arrive in Manila Bny Admiral Dewey will insist that his regulations be observed to the letter by tho German warships. It is the opinion of foreigners in Manila that the Ameri cans will never forgive the Germans for their meddlesomeness, whloh will hurt German trade with the United Btates and destroy Germany's chances of Influencing the disposal of the Philippines. NO QUAIMET. WITU OEIUTANT. This Government Will Tnke No Notice of the Incident In Sublg Bay. WasniNOTON. July 14. No notico has been or will be taken by this Government of the Inci dent In Bublg Bay, Philippine Islands, In which tho Gorman cruiser Irene prevented tho insur gents from taking Grande Island, which was afterward captured by the United Statescrulsor Rololgh and gunboat Conoord. It was oxplolned to-day by a high official that the United States has no quarrel with Germany because a Ger man war vessel had Interfered with the operations of Agutnaldo's forces. According to a frank statement of this official, who has authority to speak for the Administration, the Philippine Insurgents are not allies of this country. They are consid ered merely as a party who are taking a nat ural adnntagoof the conditions brought about by tho defeat of their enemies by Admiral Dower and the transfer of American troops to Spain's eastern possessions. In a despatch to the Navy Department Admiral Dewey has said that his conferences with Agulnnldo, the insur gent leader, have been largely of a personal nature. No compact for American and Insur gent cooperation against tho common enomy has been mado, and tho United States will carry out Its policy In tho Philippines Irrespec tive of the rebellious natives. Germany's position Is pretty well understood by this Government. Tho action of tho Irene Is In line with the understanding that Germany has strong objections to tho assumption by the Insurgents of control over the Islands. Tho incident of Bublg Bay has naturally caused some anxiety, but in the firm bellot that the Berlin authorities have no intention of Inter fering with affairs conducted by the United States the Administration Is willing to Met tho matter rest It was said to-day by the ofllclal mentioned that not oven an Intimation that this Government was dissatisfied with tho course of the Irene would be made to Germany, and that tho attention of tho Imperial Govorn mont would not be called to the incident Whllo It Is not known absolutely that the Unltod States and tho German Governments have como to an understanding on the Philip pines question. It appears to be certain that the course of the Berlin Ministry has been known to the Stato Department as an ovidenco of good faith. According to Information fur nished The Bun reporter. Germany will not object to absolute control of oil the Philippines group by tho United States, but will not agree to tho surrender of control to the Insurgents or to other nations, Germany not included. What Germany desires Is that tho Philippines shall have a stable, government capable of protecting the commercial Interests of other countries In the Islands, and she is satisfied that the insurgents cannot furnish that The retention by the United States of Manila and its environments as a coaling station, leaving the rest of tho Island of Luzon and the group In tho hands of the Insurgents, or to be disposed of by countries other than Germany, will also bring a protest from Berlin, but there will not bo the slightest friction. It Is said, if somo other point is taken as a coaling station and the government of the group vested In a protectorate of civilized nations, including Ger many and the United States. The Washington authorities claim to bo satisfied that Berlin has no ulterior motive In its display of naval force in the Philippines and predict a continuance of friendly rotations. FEAsrr.n in ban ritANCisco. An Entertainment In Honor of the First New York Iteglment. BiN Fbancisco, July 14. The two delayed battalions of the First New York Iteglment ar rived at the Union Station at 8 o'clock this morning. The troops were met by a commit tee of New Yorkers living here, and escorted across the bay. They wero under the oom mand of Lieut-Col. Stacpole, and consisted of Companies A, B, 0, D, E and F. At the sta tion the Now Yorkers cheered the Rod Cross ladles, who had provided breakfast for them. Then thoy marched two miles to the Mechan ics' Pavilion, escorted by the Tcnnessoo band. There thoy found their comrades who arrived yeBtonlay awaiting them. Briskly the blue files mounted tho stops, turned right and left, stacked nrmH and laid aside their heavy equip ments. Then thoy lined up In battalion front and waited for the signal to occupy tho vacant places at fourteen tables whloh stretched the full longth of the great pavilion. Shortly lifter 0 o'clock tho bands of the First Tenncssoo and Kevonth California regiments played a march, nnd tho waiting column of sol diers faced about and moved to the chairs. By companies they took their seats and began the meal, The commissioned ofllcers sat at one table at right angles to the others, When the collation had beon eaten tho regi ment leaned back In its seats to see what was next Col, Barbor had gone Into the gallery to view tho 6ceno. He looked over tho rail and was greoted with chocrs. Then all tho ofllcers of tho regiment woro cheered, After these tributes to the popularity of their ofllcers tho men cheered nearly everybody In sight. The ladioB, tho bands. California, Ban Francisco, New York State, Uncle Sam, Gen. Barnes and others were remembered. At 10:15 o'clock the order to rise wns given, and tho regiment filed away to gather Its arms and equipments. Without delay ranks were formed, and the boys from New York started on tho march to Camp Merritt. The First New Tork Objects to Doing Garri son Duty at Honolulu, Washington, July 14. Col. Barber of the First Now York Volunteers has expressed to the War Department strong objections to the proposed assignment of his regiment to garri son duty in the Hawaiian Islands. A telegram was received at the department to-day from Col. Barbar. who has arrlred at Baa Franciaeo with his command, asking that it possible, the First New York be excused from the Hawaiian assignment on tho ground that every man In tho organization was eager to go to tho Philip pines. The War Department replied imme diately to Col. Barbor's message. Informing him that tho assignment of tho regiment to station at Honolulu would bo only temporary and that It would probably be withdrawn within two months. flora in BttoirN ininAnn. Two Ships Kxpected to Ball To-Day from San Francisco with 3,000 Troops for Mnnlla. Ban Francisco, July 14. The preparations for tho departure of tho fourth military expe dition to Manila are rapidly approaching com pletion. Tho City of Puebla and the Peru are oxpected to sail to-morrow aboutl o'olock with nearly 2,000 offlcors and mon, who began em barking this morning. Tho first to break camp were five companies of tho Fourteenth United Btatos Infantry. Thoso who oxpocted to see boys in blue were disappointed. They saw boys In brown in stead, for all except one company wero uni formed In heavy brown duok. All along the line tho troops were greeted with cheers and shouts of farewell, for the companies were all recruited in Ban Francisco, and many of the en listed men nro natives of this city. Tho re cruits of tho Eighteenth and Twenty-third regtmenta. tho1 enlisted mon of tho First North Dakota, First Wyoming, and First Idnho. men and ofllcors and members of the Hospital Corps, Major-don. E. S. Otis and his staff, and Brlg.-Gon. 11. G. Otis and his staff will also soil on tho Pueblo. Tho squadron of the Fourth United Btates Cavalry, that sails on the Teru did not break camp until later In the day. The line of march down Market and Third streots to tho pier was so crowdod that thcro was barely room for tho men to elbow their way along In fours, and each troop was enthusiastically oheored as It passed along. Besides tho Fourth Cavalry, tho following embarked on the Peru to-day: De tachments of the Sixth and Third United States Artillery, a detachment of the Signal Corps, medical offlcors, and Hospital Corps. GETTING BEADY FOJt WATSON. Spain Thinks lie Has Soiled A Great Over hauling of Ancient Defences, Special Cablt Dttpatdiu h Tn Bun. Madbid, July 14. Seflor Aunon, Minister of Marine, said this evening that Commodore Watson had sailed for Spain. The nowspapers print optlmistlo accounts of the defonco preparations, which in some places remind the correspondents of the preparations made by Paris In 1870. All information, how evor. Indicates that the valor and enthusiasm of tho people will be nullified by the rottenness of the material at their disposal. Tho city of San Sebastian Is provided with a battery of old pattern guns, which have hardly ever been fired, owing to a deslro to save pow der. Heavy guns aro being shipped to the Balearlo Islands, The Governor of Centa complains that the guns supplied to him are of an obsolete typo and could bo silenced by tho Americans lying out of their range. It Is understood that Ad miral Camera has beon ordered to Cartagena. London, July 14. A desnatch to Lloyds from Cadiz says that all of the buoys, lights and landmarks havo beon removed from that port. GiBB.Ai.TAn. July 14. Many families residing in Ceuta and Algectras ore emigrating to Ronda and JImena, fearing that the two former places will bo bombarded by Commodore Watson's squadron. Six warships, supposed to be French, have passed Alicante. It is rumored that thoy aro going to Tangier. BED CROSS IX A QUAXDABY. Not Sure Whether the Government Will Accept the Sen Ices of Any More Nnrses. The Red Cross authorities here were some what disappointed yesterday by the receipt of a message from tho War Department that no more nurses would be required. Yesterday morning a despatch was received from Dr. C. R. GUI at Port Tampa stating that the party of thirty-five nursos In his charge bad not boon allowed to sail on the transport Lam pasas owing to the refusal of the military authorities at Port Tampa to accept any author ization for their passage except an order from the Secretary of War. Dr. Gill telegraphed on Tuesday that the military authorities had given them accommodations on the Lampasas, and that tho vessel was to sail Immediately. It was therefore thought that the party was well on the way to Santiago. When Dr. Gill's despatch was reoelved. Vice President Barton telegraphed to Washington asking the required permission from the Sec retary of War. Later In the afternoon tha fol lowing answor was received from Assistant Secretary Meiklojohn: Tho Burgcon-Gonoral of the army advises me that the services of additional nurses aro not required at the present time. The Rod Cross officials were at a loss to un derstand from this whether tho Government had refused the sorvlces of nurses at any points other than Santiago or whether the refusal only applied to nursos designed for Cuban service. There are now about sixty nursos at Tampa with apparently no field for their sorvlces. Requisitions for supplies for tho different camps continue to be received here, and the various auxiliaries aro kept busy filling them. The Atlas line of steamers running to Jamaica offered yesterday to send Red Cross supplies Intended for Santiago to Jamaica free of charge. Tho offor was accepted, as it was thought that It would be comparatively easy to get such supplies from Jamaica to Santiago In despatch boats. On a steamer sailing this morning for Jamaica will bo sent 200 suits of underclothes. 200 abdominal bands. 800 pairs of socks, and fifty pairs of pajamas. Some of thoso aro sent to Roosevelt's men and some to the Seventy-first Regiment. Tho Red Cross Society for tho Maintenance of Trained Nurses met yestorday at the resl denco of Mrs. Whltolsw Reld. Mrs. Wlnthrop Cowdln, who presided, reported that seventy eight nurses were now in the field supported by the society and that forty more were being held in readiness to answer Immediately any call for their services. Numerous auxiliaries have been formed to assist the society In Its work. One in Paris sent over $8,400 last week as its subscription. The subscriptions re ceived since tho last meeting amount to $14, 044.20. and among them are the following: Mrs. II. Biiwurd Webb 11,000 Mrs. John Htensnl, Jr r.oo A. 11. Wellington oo MUs Harriet Nsiumtll ioo U.O.JJuun. 20 Mrs. J, l'.ltobllinnn , n loo Mr. UomuT of Montreal J60 Mrs. John 11. Illulou s.'.o Jin, Joseph Whit 2&o illuV, ScottHot loo Mrs. LfwisC, ThntniMnn , O0 vl Olio Plains brunch nn tin. Frederick (ioiKlrtdize 100 Silas tJerrnaltklneUnder 100 Mm Bara U. Newbold.. ,, loo At tho meeting of tho Women's Protective Association yesterday at the Manhattan Hotel, Mrs. Charles Carroll, Chairman of the Rich mond borough branch, reported that her oom mittee had rnlsod tha money to provide the auxiliary cruiser tYankee with an ice plant The plant will cost $2,500. Tho subscriptions received thus far toward the Red Cross fund amount to $100,802.54. Among the subscriptions received yesterday wero the following; I). Bchnaktnbrrtr. 9 Hanover ctrMt (100 00 Mrs, Monroe Binlth, Trraaurer of Columbia Unlttrsttv AuslUary fill 76 Mrs. "O. JUW. U." r.0 00 J. D.Flnwrr... IOO 00 Mlas Marr 11. Kippsr, Treas.Aui.3S 116 00 Mrs. "I,.'' , 100 00 JJrown limn, 4 Co.1 1.000 00 James T.Woodward 260 00 FOUR PRIZE VESSELS C03IING. The Catallna, Sllruel Jovar, Ituena Ventura and Guldo Start for New York, Knr Wbst, Fla., July 14. All prisoners of war on board the Bteamers Catallna, Miguel Jovar, Bnena Ventura and Guldo have beon able at last to leave this port tor New York. At 5 P. M. they sailed out of the port escorted by war ves sels, the Buena Ventura leading. All bare prize crews on board, j. . .. ..I...,. r -irrrTBirniTMiwinsnaiMawi SANTIAGO IS OURS ObnNnurd from Firit Tuq. been killed In battle. They have laid down tholr arms and quit. We don't want them a ohargo on our hands. We have no desire to make n collection of wor prisoners. It would cost us about $7,000 a day to feed them, to say nothing about clothing them, transporting them to the United Btatos, and maintaining a garrison to guard thorn, It wan an Inspiration that led to the nocoptanoe of tho surrondor of the city on that ono condition. The end of Santi ago reflects great credit on Gon. Shatter, and Gen. Mtlos's telegram to the Secretary of War. glv'-g all the credit to Shatter, shows tho stuff ofw. ch Miles is modo." Llout-Col. J. Morris Brown. Surgeon U. 8. A.. In charge of the purchasing depot here, said: " It Is a glorious victory and a powerful enter ing wedge, but I do not bellove that the fall of Santiago ends the war. Those Spaniards hare a marvellous Inability for knowing when they're thrashed. However, we've got a big Job oft our hands and we're froo to go at something olso. Gen. Toral oonldn't have done otherwise. He was hommed In on nil sides. Ho showed greater military genius than all of his supe riors by doing Just what ho did do." Major Wolls Wlllard. Commissary of Sub sistence, said: "You will And. I think, that Toral surrendered only because he hadn't enough troops. I venture the prediction that when the prisoners are counted, there won't be 10,000 all told. Wo can now opon up Santi ago, send customs offloers there, uso tho in surgents as local police, and see that th? troops that are left there are kept In the hills." Among the olvlllan at the Army building who heard the nows of the surrender was W. L. Miller, a former mombor of Congress from Akron. O. Mr. MUlor's son, John F. Mllior, Is an Ensign on the Iowa. Anotherson, Theodora W. Miller, went to the front as a mombor of Troop D, Roosevelt's rough riders. This boy stood beside young Hamilton Fish at tho battle of Seville, and was killed shortly after Fish fell. Mr. Miller arrived in Now York yesUrdar with letters of introduction to Col. Kimball from tho President and the Secretary of War. He had made arrangements to have the body of his son brought back to Akron, and ho came hero to arrange for the sending of a coffin to Santiago aboard the Borlln. which sails to-day at noon. Whon Mr. Miller heard tho news he exclaimed! "Ah, It my boy were there to help oelebrate the victory I" Assldo from the discussion of the surrender. Gen. Mlles's telegram to the Secretary of War telling of tho surrender and giving all credit to Gen. Shatter was most generally talked about among the army ofllcers. who vied with each other In saying pleasant things about tho com manding Gonoral. TBB NEWS IN JAiTAXCA. Amsrloans and Cubans Itejoloa Over the Fall of Santiago. Epcl Call Dupatch to Tnz Suit. KraosTOir, Jamaica, July 14. At about 4 'clock this afternoon it became known ere that Gen. Shatter, the commnndor of tho American Army In Cuba, had an nounced to his Government that.Santingo had surrendered. The news spread with the greatest ropidity and excited the ut most enthusiasm among the Americans and Cubans who are sojourning in tho city. The Spanish residents were dejected and few of them would give any expres sion of opinion on the overthrow of Span ish rule in eastern Cuba. THE SURRENDERED TERRITORY. Cities, Forts, Natural Wealth, Industries, and Fopulntlon of Eastern Cuba. The territory in eastern Cuba, surrendered yestorday by Gen. Toral, embraces about one third of that province, certainly its most valu able part. If one considers Its marvellous fer tility as a sugar and coffee district and its Inexhaustible deposits of iron ore and man ganese iron. Tho harbor of Santiago de Cuba Is one of the larcost In tho West Indies. Itsextontandbeauty are too well known to require any new descrip tion. Its importance from a naal and military standpoint Is of the hlghost ordor. Whoever holds that barbor commands eastern Cuba. Tho harbor Is to eastern Cuba what the harbor ot Havana is to westorn Cuba. It Is tho key to the distriot at all times. The Morro and La Sooopa forts. If modornlr.od, can make for any floetthe entrance to Its harbor an impossibility. As a coaling station, ns a refuge in the hurri cane season. Its perfectly landlocked harbor holds first rank. That old-tlmo city, properly fortified, could bid defiance to many a modern power. Its value and future will depend on who possesses It. If left In tho hands of tho laissa-fairc, Cubans, It will bo, as it was up to to-day, the land of mafiana, or of to-morrow. Its geographical position makes tho harbor an absolute essential to the province for bIx or seven months ot the year, when tho soft and imperfeot roads of the Interior and coast sec tions are wholly or nearly Impassable, owing to the copious tropical downpours. The city of Santiago during the rains is al most cut off from the interior, save by a short and unimportant section of railway. It communicates by sea with neighboring IK) its on the Island, and ships to the world without, sugar, coffee, dyo and other woods. Iron ore, manganese, and fruits. To that outer world she looks for her daily bread, hor foodstuffs, canned goods, and tho articles of every-day life and oommerco. They come to her by water and havo so come for noarly four eenturles. Until railways develop the Interior and communicate with othor ports the highway to Santiago will still be by tho open sea. Santiago before the war had an estimated population of 71,000. of whom more than three fourths were Spanish negroes and tholr de scendants, the wholo being the descendants of tho African 6laes sold In Cuba, the last of whom were freed about twolve years ago. The black elemont In eastern Cuba is in a vast ma jority. Somo thousands ot tho whites hitherto havo boon Spanish ofllcers and soldlors, naal officers and sailors, and the rest morchants and planters, While the majority are of SpanlHh or Cuban doscent, many are English, French, Ger mans, and Americans, Many Spanish ofllcers married Cuban wives, and many upon retiring on their pensions settled in Cuba and bocame land owners and planters. To pass briefly to Its other ports or harbors, proceeding In an easterly direction by wator, somo thirty mllos away, the Bay of Guanta namo is reached, The mere hamlet facing the bay Is named Calmanora, the port and tor minus ot the railway leading to the interior city of Guantanamo. The city is on an Inland plateau, situatod In tho centre of tho richest sugar district in the world. Tho old-tlmo city Is quaint and essentially Spanish. It Is tho supply coutro for the many sugar and coffee estates. It in turn rcoolves their crops and ships them by rail to the port already described, Many ot tho vast estates belong to foreigners. The Messrs. Brookes of Santiago own several of the largest sugar properties. Mr. McKinley, a Bcotchman, owns one ; Dr,Wilson, an Ameri can, another ; Mr. Ramsden a coffee estate. Ilia father. F, W. Ramsden. a partner of Brookes fc Co., is the British Consul at Santiago. Mr. Robert Mason of the same firm was Vice-Consul for tho Unltod Btates before tho war. Many ot tho estates are owned by Spaniards, Cubans and Frenchmen. The rloh alluvial soil of eastern Cuba has made it its chief sugar producing centre in Cuba. The black soil has a varying depth of from 12 to 16 feet Sugar cane has been grow ing there without replanting from ten to twea- II.III I MISJIIMIIIJ ...IJJ.J.J.. J ty rears, and two yearly crops of flnoeane art) ralsod with a minimum ot labor and expense. Coff oo docs very wolL A plantation matures In six years. Once producing. It Is a small gold mlno to Its ownor. Cattle do well and have proved Tory profitable. The many possibilities with suoh a soil and climate do not need de scription. Tho province needs Intelligent en terprise and push, and It will blossom with oropn and provo ono of tho rlohost and most productive spots on earth a now Klondike. The forests ot eastern Cuba aro almost unex plored. Thoy cover Its mountain sides and abound In tha choicest ot tropical mahogany, hard cedar, lignum vltco and dyowoods. The minerals of eastern Cuba desorvo spoolal men tion. In tho olden days much coppor was got not far from the city of Santiago. That Indus try sooms to have been abandoned for the more profitable ono of Iron ore and manganese Iron, the first exists in practically inexhaustible quantities. Tho capital Invested in the mines Is largoly American. Strangely enough, muoh of that manganese Iron to-day will be found In the armor plating of our men-of-war now on the Cuban station. But to return to the bay of Guantanamo and oontlnua In one trip around the eastern end of the island. Tho extreme eastern point Is Capo Masl. tho well known lighthouse station facing tho Windward Passago. Tho torraolngot the Island there Is vory noticeable. The land rises in stops or terraces from the sea until It roaohos tho foothills. Back of the latter are the lofty mountain ranges for which all eastern Cuba Is noted. Leaving Capo Motsl on our left having round ed the point wo nro on the northern coast of Cuba or that facing the United States. A num ber of minor harbors are passed and Baraooa is sighted. It Is a large fruit exporting centre, and tho outlet for that eoction of eastern Cuba. The sea outlet seems to bo nature's only one so far. When American enterprise devolops the interior by railways llko Jamaica's, then productiveness will bo quadrupled. Tho noxt and last coast town in the distriot snrrendorod is Sagua do Tonamo. on the river and bay ot that name. A line on the map from Sagua de Tannmo to Santiago de Cuba repre sents tho westorn boundary of our newly ac quired territory. Its area Is over 10,000 square miles, with about 130,000 Inhabitants. A few words In conclusion on tho climate of eastern Cuba. Tho old-tlmo Spanish discoverers divided climates In mountainous sections In the tropics into three classos. First, the ft'oro calimfe. or hot lands all lands on the coast, and extending about 2,000 feet above the boo level. From 2.000 to 4.000 foet the fierro tfrnplada, or temperate ollmate; from 4.000 to 7.000 and 8,000. feet tho fierro fria, or cold climate. Tho coastal climate produces nil the fruits and vegetables of the tropics. The temperate climate, potatoes corn, and many vegetables. Including valuable fruits and woods, not forgetting certain kinds of coffee nnd enne. Tho cold cllmato. woods, tho vegetables of northern climates, wild hogs, and mountain game. Tho coasts are hot and generally unhealthy. The acclimated natives stand It having their bouts of malaria, tropical dysontory, and othor allmonts. Occasionally yellow fever kills them. The temperate zono, with tho hill cllmato of Cuba, Is the place for nil unaccllmated whites. Aoolimatlon, properly so callod. is a matter of years. TO GARRISON SANTIAGO. Two Regiments ot Immnnes to De Sent from New Orleans nnd Galveston. The War Department has already made ar rangements for garrisoning Santiago. Tho steamship Borlln. recently bought by the Gov ernment from the International Naviga tion Company, was to havo sailed from this port at daj light this morning for Charleston, stopping there to take troops from Chlcka mnuga and then proceed to Santiago. Shortly after 5 o'clock yestorday afternoon an ordor came from Washington to hold the Berlin until noon to-day, whon tho War Department would have determined whether she was to sail for Now Orleans and Galveston or for New Orleans only. Tho order brought with It the Information that tho ship is to carry to Santiago two regi ments of Immunes, the First and Second United Btatos Volunteer Infantry. One of these regi ments Is at New Orleans, and the other at Gal veston. If tho Government can arrange for quick transportation by rail or special steamer from Galveston to Now Orleans, the Galveston regiment will bo transferred to New Orleans, and the Berlin will take on both regiments thero. If not. tho ship will call at Galveston, too. Besides carrying the immunes. theBerlin has been loaded with a great quantity ot sup plies for tho sick and wounded in Santiago. Wilmington, Del., Itejolres Over the San tiago News, WrLMTrtOTon. Del.. July 14. When the re port that Gen. Toral had agreed to surrender was made public hore this afternoon there was conBidorablo oxcltcment. The boll In tho City Hall towor and all the fire bells In the city were rung, whistles on tho railroads and factories were blown, oitra flags thrown out and fire crackers set off. Crowds of people rushed to Market street and surrounded the no wspapor offices, where bulletins were posted. Offers to Carry Spaniards Ilome. NonyoLX. Va., July 14. Immediately follow ing the announcomont to-day of the fall of Santiago the manager of the Norfolk branch of a largo English shipping house cabled tho parent house and submitted a proposition to the United States Government at Washington. The house offered for a consideration not di vulged to convey tho Spanish troops from Cuba to Spain In ships flying the British flag. No answer has been received up to this hour. Off to Dulld Piers at Balanlrl. United States transport No. 1, formerly the Spanish steamer Panama, taken as a prize in Cuban waters, sailed for Santiago at 0:30 last night, carrying n cargo of materials and tools with which to build piers In the vicinity of Balqulri and Blboney, and with 100 skilled mo ohanlos and 260 negro laborers as passengers. The Panama was substituted for the Rou manian yesterday morning, TEST OF KRUPP ARUOR PLATO. Surprising Resistance Shown In an Experi ment Near Washington, PrrTflanBO, July 14. A Carnegie Steel Com pany official who was present at tho test of "Kruprlred" armor plate nt the proving grounds near Washington yesterday said to day that tho test was mado to see at what velocity the plate could be perforated. Tho third shot, at a great veloelty of 2,350 feet per second, wont clear through. This Is considered a wonderful showing, Tho hot Harvoylzod plate has been pierced by a projectile of the velocity of 2.000 feet a second. 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Ofllclal denials that any Indication ot Spain's desire has been brought ofllelally to the atten tion of tho Government serve only to add to tho eagemoss with which tho publlo seeks for a sign that the prldo of tho Dons Is weakening. The officials of tho Btnto and Navy Departments do not deny that they receive dally, and, for the lost two days, almost hourly. Information on tho general subject of Spain's Intentions with regard to yielding to tho Inevi table. Thoy ndmlt, in fact, that several com munications of this character havo been re ceived and from nn ofllclal source, but they , make the explanation .that tho communi cations are merely "newspaper articles and reports of unofficial conferences forwarded to Washington moroly for the In formation nnd guldanco of tho Government It can bo stated now, what has been bofors stated In Trie Sun, that not tho slightest In timation has come to the President or the Secretary of State from any source that Spain Is desirous of negotiating for pence, either directly or through tho medium of tho diplo mats representatives of any foreign power. If. therefore. Spain has had enough of war nnd Is ready to make terms for peace the United i States Government does not know it like tho public, howover. tho Government has Its ear to tho ground, for it is ns anxious as ths people to hear tho sound of the coming ot Spain's request for peace. With both the Gov ernment and tho private citizens tho wish la father to tho thought but In the absence of any knowledge that Spain is ready to give up the strugglo the unavoidable Inference Is that she is not, and the command " On to Santiago 1" will now be changed to "On to Torto Rlcol" After that campaign Is onded. If Spain's pride still romalns unbroken, tho command will again be changed to " On to Havana I" and after that peaco will bo Inovitablo. Members of the Cabinet and others who havo knowledge as to the views of tho Presldont express tho opinion with considerable unanimity that if an offer ot peaoe comes at all it will be after tho American troops have taken possession of Porto Rico and before tho army begins tho Invasion ot Cuba and the capture ot Havana. XAYY FEVER HOSPITAL, Widow's Island, Off the Maine Coast, May lie Offered to the Army. Should any cases of yellow fever break out among tho ofllcers nnd men ou any of the ships of the fleet the patients will be transferred as soon as possible to Widow's Island, off tho coast of Maine. The Navy Department foresaw the possibility ot our sailors or marines, as well as tholr ofllcers, contracting yollow fover when In tropical cli mates. This lod to a search for a place where all such cases could be isolated and treated. A committee of naval surgeons was ap pointed for that purpose. What was wanted was a place near the coast, to which ships might approach, and far enough away from the coast to prevent the possibility of the spread of the dlsoase on shore. Widow's Island was finally seleoted. A hos pital and other buildings wero created, and the island was supplied with everything needful for tho treatment of yellow fever. Re cently all the buildings have had an overhauling, new supplies have boon sent there, and surgeons Immune from the fover havo been detailed to report there when ever needed. It Is not bellevod that any easts of yellow fever will develop on the fleet, but It is quite probable that since tho army has no such station, the facilities of Widow's Island will be offered to tho War Department should stricken soldlors be sent North. - THAT SPANISH PRIVATEER. The nennlngton Ordered to Alaskan Witters to Look for Her. WAsnrNOTON. July 14.-The Navy Depart ment to-day sont telegraphic orders to Admiral 3Illlor nt San Tranclsco to send the gunboat Hcnnlngton to the const of Urltlsh Columbia to Investigate tho report that a Spanish privateer wns In thoso witters waiting for returning treasuro ships from Alaska flying the American flag. Commander Nichols of tlio Rennlngton Is 111. and by direction of tho dnnnrtmont ho was detached from tho command of the vessel nnd I.leutennut-Cniiimnuilnr Slower of the Fish Commission steamer Albatross was assigned to his placo temporarily. Mnutenant-Com-mander Jloscr will havo charge of the Ken nlngton during hor tour of Investigation. THE Itr.A.VITK GUN. Kmpernr Wllllnm (Srently Interested In Tills Wnr Appllaure. Sptcial Calile Deifntck to The Hrm. REni.lN. July 14. Tho Enijieror has become greatly Interested In the lrmimit gun and has made many Inquiries concerning It. Ho hai asked experts to furnish diagrams end particu lars of tho dynamlto guns used in tho American Navy, especially as regards their action and re suits in the bombardment ot the forts at Santi ago. It is relieved tlmt tho Emperor has In structed the Krupi h tomunufacturoa trial gun. Emperor William (lltes 10,000 Marks, Sptcial Cablt Impatck to This Hon, BEBUM.July 14.-Kmneror William has do nated 10,000 marks to the Red Cross tv WW for the benefit of wounded Spanish and Amml can soldiers. ) mUSsmtmmi 11 :, "