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3CEXBS OX TUB IOWA ATTER TJTBZn snirs irons axnnc fb Admiration of the Atnarloan Omoars Arnnted Accounts by Spanish Officers nf the Destruction of Carrara's Ships Tb Great Strain Before the Fight. 38 Iowa, orr Bantiaoo. July 4. At the Biusl time (or Sunday moraine Inspection yes terday the crew ' -& Iowa was mustered on dck nd th commanding officer was making hLs round, when suddenly a Spanish cruiser ap peared at the month ot the harbor. The officer aj the deck called out: " There come the Spanlah ships) To your tvattere everybodyt" nd then began the live liest scramble down ladders and Into turret that hu been sen la many Ions dar. The alarm gongs all OTer the ship rang forlouslr. calling oar men to battle stations. and before the sound had died away a shell from one of our O-pounder ropld-flro guns started the ball rolling, and at the same time sailed attention to the signal we hoisted: " The soeniyH escaping!" Then began the only battle between armored resell that Is likely to take place during the present war. The flagship Infanta Maria Terea. Admiral Cervera'a pennant firing, led the way, followed closely and In good order by the Vlreayo, the Cristobal Colon, the Alml rante Oijuendo. and the two torpedo-boat de itnvers The Iowa engaged each vessel in rU(ve"lon. our position in the blockade line being right In front of the harbor entrance. In tM than an hour from the time the first ship ws -ichted coming out the Infanta Maria, the A.miranto Oquendo and the Ylzcaya were run aground, and their crews were jumping over-t- anl jr waiting simply to bo rescued. The ship were In flames and the Spanish colors hauled down The two torpedo boats Furor and riiiton were disposed of In a tow minutes. one tvlnc sunk and the other driven ashore in a ruined and sinking condition. .1 The futon had got past the Iowa and the In diana and was making off rapidly to the west ward, fohowed by the Brooklyn. Texas and Oregon The Tlzcaya was the third cruiser to take fire and run ashore, the Iowa remaining by her to take off her crew. Our boats were at occo 'owe red and succeeded in rescuing 280 offeera and men. many ot whom were taken out A the water and others off the bows ot the burning ship The auxiliary gunboat Glouces ter took on board 142 of the Vlzcaya's men. A., the officers who were taken prisoners and provided for on the Iowa have been most pro fuse in their thanks for the Uttlo attentions It has bcn possible to show them: not one ot theui has shown by word or action that he I has the least personal 111 feeling against us. I Here is the story as told by the executive ofll- I cerof the Vlzcaya: I Admiral Cervera had Intended to make an n attempt to escape from the harbor at 11 P. M. I on the. night of July 2. but at a council ot war I he'd on the morning of that day It was decided that tho risk of grounding In the narrow chan nel at night was too great. It was then pro posed and decided to go out at 0:30 A.M. on Sunday, while the crews ot your ships would jrobably be at divine service. "Accordingly the flagship Infanta Maria led the way We. In the Tlzcaya. followed. The fire from your guns was terrific; shells were continually striking us at all points, and it seemed as it each shell started a new Are wher- I ever it struck. Our men were driven from their I guns by the rain of secondary battery proioo- I tiles and by the Are and smoke ot burning wood J on our ship In twenty minutes fires had I itarted fore and aft. The decks and the joiner I work In the officers' quarters and all along the I berth deck took fire, and It was no longer pos sible to keep our men at their guns. " What could we do 7 Beach our ship and take to the boats was our only resort. Wo ran the Tlzcaya ashore, and found that every boat was smashed or riddled. They sank as soon as they were lowered, and many ot us jumped into the water and struck out for land. Others remained on board, and all awaited anxiously the arrival cf your boats, which came promptly to our as sistance. I am worn out with weeks ot anxiety and care, weighed down with the consciousness ot my responsibility and the knowledge that, sooner or later, what has happened to-day must happen." Another officer said: "Fortwentydayslhave hid no rest. Every night we expected some kind of an attack. One day, when you bom barded El Morro. a shell come over the heights and wrecked my room. Ever since the war be gan I have known that this day must come. Particularly since May 29. when you blockaded us In Santiago harbor, we have been under a nervous strain such as the knowledge ot certain defeat, deferred from day today, must always 1 Induce Imagine to what a tension our nerves D have been wrought up. We knew perfectly & well that In coming out of the harbor we were yjAj coming to our destruction, bnt it was a sacrifice S that we had to make for our honor and our N so'intrr There was no way out of it. and. since U It had to come, I cannot but feel relieved that It H Is over, and I am grateful to God that we have H (alien Into such kind hands " H Another officer said he had swam ashore and h's watch had been taken from him by the I Cuhan Several prisoners were taken outot H th rands of the Cubans, and I believe this oSWr story is true. He said: Neea.fnring men can never bo personal enemlf It is only the ships that are enemies, and now that w e have lost our ships, lost every thing, indeed, save our honor, we can feel only g -it.tud- for the kindness with which you have received us The Colon managed to withstand ' the flra of your guns better than our other cruue-s because her 5-Inch armor kept out your secondary battery and other small pro leotils It was these that did us so much damage setting us on fire at every explosion. One of four shells struck and exploded a tor ted j on our ship" Capt Eulat and several other officers de s'ard that two boilers exploded, but I am quite lure they were In error. It is likely that steam ) tip's may have been ruptured, but highly Im- probaMe that the boilers actually exploded. One of the engineers said that water came into trie engine rvms and fire rooms, and that the cranks revolving blinded everybody in the en gine roims with flying water and oil. Tho tumps were disabled by debris and would no longer frt-e the bilges of water. The chief en !r.eer was killed by escaping steam, and the I i rtater part of the engineers' force were either -row lor scalded Another officer Informed me that the reason they changed their Intention of coming out on M night of July 2 was because the Colon had ome trouble with her machinery at the lost Blnute which prevented her from moving be fore morning, " hen all our prisoners were safely on board we & JJ"Ei lowly back toward Santiago. Three bodies were recovered, and two ot the wounded liners died after being brought on board. Jhe Ave were reverently consigned to the ep with military honors after a brief prayer tT the Vizcaya's chaplain. About thirty ot our triscners were wounded, all of whom bore !r suffering with most admirable spirit One poor fellow had his right foot knocked off 1w the anl'19 and another severe wound In jK'jA toei-alf of his leg; but our surgeon was busy tj hTlrg to nop the flow of blood from a man TJ ho ""bleeding to death, to the hereto sailor M said ' Oh I'm all right; all I want Is a cigarette." Thn having smoked one. Instead of fainting f ".illy went to sleep. Such a man de- "r es to live, and yet our surgeon fears he will I I 'ut r.u i Fajardo y Pinzon climbed up the 1 '' our ship with slight assistance, drew 'w' up at attention, and saluted with his I ' -ft r.u, j, wnii0 h ieIt uin wu banging jft -imp r ty a musole. Vi ' c an could witness, aa I did. the patiene ftll -M tirt i j, displayed by these poor, suffering WA n w,thout experiencing increased re- Wr 'a i .,1 them, and pitying them for the oruel aU i "" Jd.r m Spain that Insists upon their m' ''"'dupasasacriflcetothogodofprlde. 7.ft ' " 'ling the condition ot affairs here fejiyl J 6" "go. notwithstanding that our forces HT Tniur, a, administer crushing date In ease the enemy cam out. I must bear witness to the courage of Admiral Cervers, his officers, and his men. It was a cruel fate. They knew that they were offering themselves up In mak ing a desperate effort, and they ohose to do 1 because there was only one alternative that of giving up without a struggle. They played their last card and lost. As the Tlzcaya went ashore, the New Tork passed us at full speed In hot pursuit ot the Colon. Tho excitement on board our ship during the first part of the action was Intense. In the fire rooms tho men had, got to the point where bombardments of shore batteries were consid ered nothing but a nuisance, which required them to stay cooped up In a place of ISO temperature with little to do and nothing to see. But the moment tho enemy's ships were sighted all that was forgotten. They were to tackle some of their own kind, knowing that the enemy had rams and torpedoes that would mako It lively for us It we gave them n, chance. With a will alt hands went at It. Tho firemen made the most of their opportunity under natural draught, and their efforts were much needed. During the engagement the Iowa listed slightly to starboard, and I thought a compart mont must have been flooded. I believe every man below the armor gratings realized that It we should go down he would go with his ship, but thsy didn't seem to care a whit At no time have I seen the men more cheerful and con tented. They were exhilarated by the knowl edge that we were no longer pounding sand, and that we were doing just what we were built for at lost. Early this morning all the sick and wounded prisoners were transferred to the Solace, and in the afternoon all other prisoners were sent aboard the St. Louts. Admiral Cervera and Capt Eulate were the last to leave this ship, and as tho Admiral went over the side he most graciously thanked our officers In good English for their attentions to his people. I must mention how the Spanish prisoners behaved when we fired our national salute at noon. As the first gun was fired and our offi cers all stood up and uncovered, the Spanish offloers did likewise and their men followed the example, all standing in respectful ellenoe until the last gun was fired. now cor. xriKoxx jtas jctzzjsr Be Was Shot In the Breast by a Snarp h oter TTas Commanding at Brigade. Eabtou. Pa.. July 14. Ever since the news reached hero ot the death ot Acting Brig.-Qen. Charles A. Wlkoff. Colonel of tho Twenty-second United States Infantry. In front of Santiago, an effort has been made by the family and friends to obtain some definite information of the cir cumstances. As none could be hod. soma were Inclined to believe the report that he had been killed untrue, but this hopo was not entertained by those here best informed, forthey knew that Col. McClernond. Gen. Shatter's Chief of Staff. who wrote the official telegram giving the list of killed to the War Department would have cabled had there been any doubt, especially as he was related by marriage to Gen. Wlkoff. Yesterday It was learned that W. H. Wassel. Second Lieutenant in the Twenty-second Regi ment, was among the wounded at Fort MoPher son. Go. Relatives of Col. Wlkoff telegraphed to him for a statement about Col. Wlkoffs death. It brought to the family the first news how he was killed. He was shot early in the morning ot July Ion the rood leading to San tiago. He was commanding a brigade at the time and was alone, his staff officers having been sent with orders to different parts ot the brigade. Private Bottimas ot the Second In fantry Bond saw him shot. The bullet entered his chest and death came quickly. After this the body lay for hours, but was examined by doctors before burial. Lieut. Chose. Ool. WlkotTs aide, now In Cuba, has the location of the burial place. Col Wlkoff was some distance In the rear of the actual fir ing line, his proper position to command a brigade, and was undoubtedly picked off by a guerrilla sharpshooter from a treetop. He commanded a brigade composed of the Ninth. Thirteenth, and Twenty-fourth regiments of regulars, and was in Lawton's division, which had the fierce fight in the capture of El Caney. JJT CTTE ndDOES'3 ESOUTB BOOST. Heat That the Sow Jersey Naval Reserves Hove to Work In. The following extract Is from a letter written by J. Fountain Westervelt ot Hackensaok. K. J one ot the Stevens Institute boys with the naval reserves on the auxiliary cruiser Badger, to his father. E. Ersklne Westervelt under date of July 5: " I am sure I never experienced sueh a Fourth before. It is usually warm at home, but here yesterday It was simply hot We are about four miles off Morro Castle, lying to, with the Span ish guns and flag In plain view through the glass. " I have changed to the engine room again, at my own request as we are short-handed there, owing to the extreme heat. Will be on all this week from to 2 to 4 A.M. and P.M. The thermometer marked 131 on my grating, and another man was knocked out I stand It pretty well, but another hour would have done for me. When below we are stripped to the waist wearing only trousers and shoes. Next week my watch will bo from 4 to 8. " During the 12 to 4 watch this afternoon my chief In the engine room was knocked out by a temperature of 138 I went and had a ' Riley cut' which means a hair clipping that leaves no place tor old Fahrenheit to take hold. In fact with this clip and the tan on my faoe. you would have to look sharp to recognize your boy." CWAXS UltOED TO UETVItK TO CUBA.. Santiago May Be the Official Besldeno of the Republican Government. WxsniKOTON , July 14. Santiago de Cuba hav ing fallen. It is believed that city will oe the official residence ot the Cuban republican Gov ernment and the American officials reallzo the Importance ot transporting to Cuba as soon as possible men whose experience will be of value In assisting to bring about a recognition ot that Government by the United States. Already cir culars have been sentout from Tampa and Key West to loyal Cubans calling their attention to the approaching termination ot the Cuban strugglo tor liberty through United States in tervention, and to the necessity of their return ing to the Island. Headquarters for the registration ot those who wish to return to Cuba have been estab lished at the residence of Col. C. Flguirido. in West Tampa, There are there now as guests of CoL Flguirido, Gon. Tomas Estrada Palma. Seuor Moreno do la Torre, the Cuban Secretary of State: Col. Boza. the enoy of Gen. Gomez j CoL Augusto Arnao. envoy of Gen. Diaz, and Col. Mendleta, envoy of Gen. Callxta Garcia. These prominent Cubans are discussing plans for the government ot the island, and ore doing all In their power to encourage Cuban resi dents In the United States to return to Cuba and Invest whatever capital they have In Cuban industries. to n Ancn TBttovan itmr toriz. Tho 301 Becrults for tho Seventy-first TTUl Leave Camp Black To-Morrow. Him-flTrAD. L. I.. July 14. The 307 recruits for the Seventy-first Regiment under com mand of Capt Stoddard, will break camp on the Hempstead Plains on Saturday morning. They will start early In the afternoon, ondafter leaving tho Long Island Ferry on the New York side, will march through Thirty-fourth streot to Fifth avenue, down Fifth avenue to Twenty third street through Twenty-third street to Broadway and down Broadway to Cortlandt street to the terry. They will go by way of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Lieut. Kopperot the command, and formerly Colonel of the Beventy-flrst has been engaged for several days drilling the men on the Hemp stead Plains. He will accompany the men to tho war His son Is a private among the re cruits. The erection of a large field hospital was begun to-day la the rear of the ground that will be oocupled by tho 203d DeaUowt. OREGON'S MIGHTY RUSH. tub BPunmxD bpbctaozb ana mads nr ins aiusAZ rxanr. Under Forced Draught for Nearly Tour Ilonro, and All ner Guns Working Ex cept One 13-Inch Weapon, She Gave a Htlrrlng Exhibition of Power and Speed. Wabuixoto, July 14. Naval officers with the fleet now off Santiago are writing to their friends here of the great fight between the Spanish vessels and those ot the American fleet and every one gives oredlt to the Oregon for having done more to prevent a single ship escaping than any vessel In the chase. The work ot this ship Is described as magnificent and had it not been for the fine condition of her engines, one officer says, the Cristobal Colon, and perhaps another Spanish cruiser would havo got away. Tho Oregon Is supposed to be capable of a speed of about 15 knots under forced draught but when she pointed for the nearest Spaniard and wontl ploughing through the water across the bows ot the big Iowa, the scene Is described by her executive offloers as being the finest show of power and speed ever displayed by a battleship. With every gun. ex cept one 18-inoh In the after turret blazing forth, the Oregon Is represented In a letter re ceived here as rushing forward out ot the bunch of ships, and. In ten minutes after the start taking the next ploco to the Brooklyn in the big race. From that time on the was under forced draught all tho time and making higher speed than she had evor recorded while In the service. At some periods of the race the big vessel Is believed to havo been going, according to her engineers, over 10 knots, which tallies with Capt Eulate's state ments that no battleship making only 10 knots could possibly have kept up with tho fast Colon with hor high-powered engines. An officer writing from the Oregon speaks thus ot the vessel: " The Oregon was the only battleship keeptng up with the paco set by tho Brooklyn, and kept neck and neck with her during the early port ot the race, and by her tost running got on the Inside ot the Brooklyn and next to tho Colon. From B-30 In the morning, when the Colon first poked her nose out and the race was on. until 1:15 In the afternoon, when the last ship sur rendered, the Oregon was pushed for all she was worth under forced draught and the fact that she had high pressure ot steam at the beginning gave her a good start whloh she kept up. When the Colon sur rendered no other vessel except the Brooklyn was In sight and tho capture was mads by the Brooklyn because the Commodore was on board and we gave way to her. The Colon's officers said after the fight that the Oregon caused them to haul down the flag, as they could not stand the terriflo Ore from her guns, and It they could have out distanced her they were confident of dis abling the Brooklyn and getting away. The Oregon was the furthest east of all at the start except the Indians. Capt Philip of the Texas wondered how we could make such speed, and was amazed at the way the Oregon pushed ahead and kept along with the Brooklyn. In fifteen minutes she passed all the fleet to the westward, and. bearing down close Inshore, engaged with all her guns at once everything to sight" Raymond Bodgers, tho executive of the In dians, writes that when the Oregon came racing across his bow It was the grandest sight he ever witnessed. 8he charged right down, he says, on the Spanish fleet letting go first at one vessel and then the other, and all the time carrying a great white bone In her teeth that told ot her engine power and great burst ot speed. All the time she was running men were working on one ot the after 13-inch guns, while the other was being fired right alongside In the turret BXTFPLIKS ItEAClI G03TEZ. It Took Some Fighting and I of I.Ue to Get Them Into Inner Cuba. Kxr West, July 14. Reports from the south coast ot Cuba say that the first attempt of the Florida and Fanita to land troops and supplies for Gomez resulted in a sanguinary battle, and Capt Nunez, brother ot Col. Nunez, and several others were killed. The Fanita returned the fire and forced the Spanish artillerists to re treat to the woods, but it was decided not sate to land there and the boats went to Las Tunas, where a landing was effected. The troops also met with resistance there, butt only a short decisive battle was fought Sup plies were landed, and under the escort ot troops were taken Into the interior. A vessel from tho south coast ot Cuba reports that the Nunen expedition reaohed Gomez on July 4. The official report says that the Florida ex pedition was received by Gen. Joss1 Miguel Gomez, who has control of Sonctl Espiritu. With 2.000 men he received the expedition and con ducted It safely to El Gltaro camp, where Gen. Maximo Gomez has taken charge of it Lieut Col. Tllluendas and Dr. Otaso also received the expedition. Besides Capt Nunez and a Cuban soldier killed, nine men wore wounded. The fight oc curred while trying to land at the San Juan River. The Florida arrived at Tampa this afternoon. APP0ZST3 A TOUXQ COLOXKL. Filigree Makes a Son of a Close Friend tho Ilead of a New Beglment. Detsoit. Mich.. July 14. Much to the sur prise ot everybody Interested in military affaire Gov.Plngree to-day appointed O'Brien Atkinson, the 22-year-old son ot CoL John. Atkinson, the well-known attorney, to be Colonel of the newly recruited Thirty-fifth Michigan Volunteer Regiment The Governor has been particularly bitter, and bos said many scathing things of the Administration for commissioning Fred M. Alger, son of Secretary of War Alger, and James II. McMillan, son of United States Ben ator McMillan. Captains on Gen. Miles's staff. He has termed them " Papa's boys " " silk stocking soldiers" and " tally-ho rough riders." Col. Atkinson has long been Pingreo's politi cal adviser, accepting an election to the State Legislature so as to assist the Governor in his pet taxation vagaries. No one denies that young Atkinson is steady and studious, but he is regarded "rather distant" and already mut tarings of an attempt to oust him are being beard. The Governor vigorously defends his action, and sa) s that he selected the young man owing to his particular fitness for the place. TO GIVE UP 3tlA3WB CAMT. The Stto There Condemned by an Inspector General Troop to Be Removed. Miami. Flo, July 14. That Miami Is not the proper place for troops has been discovered at last but It took the Inspector-General ot the Seventh Corps to clinch the belief which has been entertained by all regimental surgeon since the First Brigade was quartered here. The representative of Gen. Lee arrived here to day and. it is authoritatively announced, con demned the whole encampment In the matter of water supply and sanitary conditions. As a result the troops will be removed either to Jacksonville or to Tampa preparatory to em barkation for Porto Rico. This will very seriously Interfere with an order Issued to-day from division headquarters defining a temporary rifle range and naming the detail to be In charge of It It had been ar ranged to establish a range at Cocoanut Grove, two miles from the city. This will now fall through and fresh provision will have to be made wherever the troops are ordered. Progress with Experimental Mortars. Bostos. July 14. Excellent progress Is being made at the Watertown arsenal in the comple tion of the new experimental forged thirty-six 10-inch Held mortars. These mortars were ordered constructed at the arsenal as an exper iment Major Rellly Is now In Washington con sulting with the chiefs ot the Ordnance Bureau in regard to new buildings and improved ma chinery for the arsenal. An appropriation ot about f 100.000 Is available tor this purpose. Major Bellly has prepared detailed plans ot the contemplated improvements, H sllllllllaixxxxxxxxxxeJBlllllllllllllllllllB CAStP ALOEU GETS TUB XEWX Santiago's Fall Celebrated Capt. Sewell Tells of Bis Experience) at the Front. Cmr Alokb. Ta-. July 14. The news ot the surrender ot Santiago this afternoon spread rapidly through tho camp, although the men had sought the shelter ot their tents to escape the drizzling rain that made the day a miserable one, and it was speedily converted Into a surging mass of yelling soldiers eager to hear the full particulars. In a very short time processions were formed by the regulars, head ed by the bands playing patriotto airs. Capt William Sewell. Assistant Adjutant Oeneral Second Army Corps, visit Wash ington last night to see his brother. Capt Robert Sewell. an tilde on Gen. Young's staff, and late a Lieutenant In tho Bovonth United State Cavalry. Capt Robert Sewell reached Washington yesterday from Tampa, and is on his way to tho summer home ot his father. Sen ator Bewell of New Jersey, at Cape May. Capt Robert Sewell was with Gen. Young In the first fighting before Santiago. Gon. Young's com mand comprised Roosevelt's rough riders and the First and Tenth regiments of cavalry. Ho aid there Is no use trying to make roads there or trying to repair the old ones, which are overgrown with grass and filled with ruts. An attompt was made to put the road leading from the base ot operations toward the olty In good condition, but the Inces sant traffic and the heavy rains soon, converted It into a regular mud puddle. Capt. Sewell was In tho fight on June 24. and again In that ot the 1st of July, and says that the great number of officers killed was duo to tho fact the Span ish sharpshootors hid in trees and used smoke less powder, and devoted their time and atten tion to picking off tho officers. Two ot these Spanish sharpshooters were caught In the act ot firing at officers lying on the oots in the American Hospital. They were promptly brought down by well-aimed shots from the trees whore they had taken shelter. One incident that showed the pluck ot our men at tho front was the coolness whloh was displayed by a private standing by Capt Bewell when mortally wounded. He was shot through the abdomen and as he fell he said: "Never mind about me ; I will have to die some time and It is just as easy to go now." Another point that Capt Bowel! brought out was that only ono day's ration could be se cured for the mon at a time. Each morning the brigade commissaries, with their pack mules, went down to tho base ot supplies and brought back rations tor the following day. One trip a day was all the mules could stand, and there were not enough mules to bring more provisions. The quality ot the subslstenoe supplied was very good and there was no oom plaints from the men. Capt Bewell left Santiago on the 6th on the hospital! ship Cherokee. Out ot the eight mem bers of Gen. Young's staff only two are fit for service. Ono is dead and the others are so com pletely worn out from their arduous duties and aonstant watchfulness that they have been obliged to return to the United States to re cuperate. To show that the officers as well as the pri vates suffer the want ot shelter and proper clothing, it may be said that when Capt Sewell reached Tampa it was necessary for him to buy a pair of serge trousers, a blouse and a straw hat as his clothing was torn and tattered be yond repair. His roll of bedding and extra clothing are still In the hold ot the transport which carried him to Cuba two months ago. never having been taken out. Private Frank Pauly. Company H. 150th In diana, has been sentenced to confinement for six months, with hard labor, and dishonorable discharge from the service at the end ot the sen tence. Pauly was arrested for being drunk and disorderly, and when the guards mode an ef fort to capture him he kept them away by the use of a large knife, but was finally overpow ered. The court-martial of the First Division has ncquitted Private Harry Bldwell. Company A, Sixty-fifth New York, of the charge of having stolen from a comrade. Private John Sowers. Company A. Sixty-fifth New York, has been found guilty by a court martial of being absent without leave and was sentenced to pay a fine ot $10 and to serve ten days at hard labor. The general court-martial, convened by or der of Gen. Graham, has been dissolved, and Private Gilpin of the Signal Corps, who was the only prisoner to bo brought before the court will be tried by the First Division court-martial. TA3TPA TROOPS DISAPPOZXTEB. Second Kew Tork Bock In Camp After Going on Board the Cherokee. TAiiPA.Fla.. July 14. The Santiago expedi tion, which has been loading at this point for the last weok. was stopped this morning. A telegram reached here at 3 A. M. from Adjt-Gen. Corbln to Gen. Copplnger, commanding the Fourth Army Corps, ordering him to stop the ex pedition and to allow no more troops to embark until further orders. Work was then being rushed on the transports at Port Tampa, and Gon. Copplnger sent an order immediately to wait for further Instructions.' Later In the morning tho Second New York Volunteers, which had already gone aboard tho transport Cherokee, were ordered back to their camp in Tampa. Tho work ot loading the transports was Indefinitely suspended, and to-day the docks present a very different appearance from what they did yesterday. Then everything was hurry and bustle. Now it la quiet as a graveyard. The half loaded transports are tied up to the pterandthe officers and soldiers and steve dores ore holding their hands awaiting devel opments. Forty Rd Cross nurses, who were on board the Cherokee, were sent back to the Tampa Bay Hotel this morning, and will re main there until some now order arrives. The change in programme was an unwelcome sur prise, as everything was in readiness for the Cherokee to start on its voyage, and she would have left at daylight. When the news of the surrender of Santiago reached the city, late this afternoon, the Adjutant-General's ordors were thought to be ex plained. The news ot tho surrender caused great joy among tho soldiers, but at the same time many ot them are depressed by the belief that it is the beginning of tho end and that they will never seo Cuba or Porto Rico. No definite Information has yet reached the city regarding the situation, but the camp Is filled with rumors, and the soldiers are In a state of great excite ment and uncertainty. Several more transports have arrived In the bay and more are expeoted to-morrow. Meanwhile supplies and troops continue to pour Into the city, and Tampa onoe more presents the warlike appearance which it had prior to the sailing ot Shatter's corps. Nearly all of the regiments now encamped here have received their pay from the Govern ment during the last two or three days, and the soldiers are making their presence felt more than ever before. Street fights and miniature riots are dally and nightly occurring, so that It has been necessary to largely Increase the pro vost guard and prevent destruction of property. The guardhouses ot the several camps are full to overflowing. The Mayor and Chief of Police visited Gen. Copplnger this afternoon and complained of the tact that soldiers who had been arrested by the city authorities for depredations and viola tions of the ordinances, after being turned over to the military authorities, were allowed to go cot free, and In the majority of cases repeated their offences with Impunity. Gen. Copplnger has taken the matter under consideration, and will probably Insist that nil soldiers thus arrested hereafter be punished by the regi mental commander. First Connecticut Mobilized. Nrw Havix, Conn . July 14. The First Con necticut Regimen tConnectiout National Guard. reached Nlantio to-day. Three ot the nine companies left Buoksport and Portland, Me . this morning. Four more companies who have been defending the Government fortifications on Gull and Plum Islands left them this noon, and were the first to arrive at NIantlc. this afternoon. The Danbury companies left this city at 1:15 by special train, arriving at Nlan tio at 5 cplook. The oompanlas from Maine i J4 not arm till lata tblOTtoios. GEN. BROOKE LEAYES CAMP. ma goks to iTAsnixoTOir ox porto RICO BUSINESS. Got. Tanner Tlslts Camp Thomas on an Inspection Senator Foraker Arrives Court-SIartlal for Men Sent to Jnll for Brnnkenness The New Tork Regiments. CnATTANOoaA. Tonn . July 14. Chlckamauga Park was never so muddy as now since the es tablishment ot Camp Thomas. Several heavy rainfalls to-day followed those ot yesterday, and all ot the roads are deep In mud. Gen. Brooke, commanding the branoh of tho army encamped here. left to-night for Washington, accompanied by his wife and daughter. It Is reported that ho goes to confer with Becrotary of War Algor and others regarding an expedi tion to Porto Rico. Got. Tannor and party of Illinois left the park to-day. going to Jacksonville, Flo, to visit tho Illinois troops there encamped. To day the Governor reviewed the Third and Fifth Illinois Infantry. First Illinois Cavalry and Bat tery A. Illinois Artillery. He expressed him self before leaving as being gratified with all he had seen at Chlckamauga. , Six drunken soldiers ot Battery B, Georgia, placed two wagons across the track of the rail road that runs to Lytle. the park station at Mis sion Ridge, this afternoon, and would not per mit tho 1 o'clock train to pass. CaptPitoher and his regulars were summoned by telegram and went to tho scene of the trouble In a spe cial train, placing the blookodors under arrest and bringing them Into camp. Tho tent of Major Williams. First Battalion, West Pennsylvania, caught fire last night The Are reached his cartridge bolt and twenty-five hells exploded, tearing many rents In the tent without Injury to any ono In camp. Major Ward of the Twelfth New York re ceived a handsome mount to-day. having pur chased the animal at Nashville. Tonn. A board ot survey has been appointed from the First Vermont to report on the condition of the uni forms and other supplies ot th Eighth New York. If the board makes an unfavorable report on the articles under survey an " actual "In spector will be sent to condemn them and the Eighth will recelvo much In tho way ot new equipments. The now rifle range ot the Four teenth New York Is completed. Company 0 is having the first round at It but- could do Uttlo to-day on account ot the rain. Lieut Charles Levy of the Eighth New York, and formerly ot First Division. Third Corps, headquarters, left to-night for New York. Lieut Lovy baa had an offer here of promotion to Major. He would have been assigned to the commissary. He would rather not serve In the commissary, however, because he wishes to bo In the flold where there Is flghthng. He will In all probability get his promotion and be assigned to some other command than that In which he now sorves. Tho old camping site of the First Ohio Cav alry Is barren and bleak to-day. very Uttlo re maining to mark It as the place where two days ago stood the tented city ot 1.000 cavalry men and their stoeds. Tho officers of the Eighth Massachusetts are preparing the details for a practice march ot several miles. The plan la to strike camp, march to a given point and establish a per manent camp, remaining away from Camp Thomas about twenty-four hours. CoL Pew Is now negotiating for the use ot land. During the past week the recruits ot this regiment have been drilled by themselves, but hereafter tho boys will go to their companies and par ticipate in the company, battalion and regi mental drills. On account of the wet weather this morning drills were suspended In the camp, officers' school being held Instead. Senator J. B. Foraker ot Ohio arrived in Chat tanooga this morning and took the first train for Chlckamauga Park to visit the Ohio sol diers. He will be here several days and will meet many citizens here with whom he Is per sonally acquainted. His main object In visit ing hero now is to spend a tow days with his eon and namesake. Every private who la tried by Recorder Hope's court convicted and sent to the chain gang tor a period exceeding ten days will be tried by a general court-martial upon his return to his command. The United States Army Regula tions provide that after a man Is absent from his regiment for over ton days he is reported as a deserter. These men will come under this ruling, and, it is expected, a number of them will be tried. One man In the Eighth Massa chusetts, who was lined by Judge Hope, will be tried under this provision. Tho signal corps of the Third Army Corps will be organized at once. This morning Lieut Charles B. Rogan arrived with the twenty man he was ordered to enlist for the signal service at Nashville. He reports to Capt George O. Squires, who will report to Gen. Wade. The men who arrived are chiefly telegraph oper ators and electricians. Major Milo B. Ward, brigade surgeon, has re ported to Gen. Wade. Third Corps, for duty, and has been assigned to duty at the field hos pital. Second Division. Third Corps. Assistant Surgeon David Baker is ordered to report every morning with an ambulance at signal corps headquarters to remove any sick in the corps that may be there. The police had more lively times with sol diers and civilian offenders to-day, but the majority ot arrests made were of soldiers. Six of the boys are from New York regiments) and will answer to charges of drunkenness and disorderly conduct One peculiar name on the docket is that ot E. J. Spain. Company D. Sec ond Arkansas Regiment Spain was not too tipsy to inform the offloers at headquarters thai he is the man who la responsible for the war. CHEERS AT JTACKSOXntLO. Tbo Xews from Santiago Causes Great Ela tion Among JLee's Soldlars. Jacksonville. Flo.. July 14, The Second New Jersey was paid off to-day. Owing to the stringent orders from division headquarters passes ore bard to get less than five to a com pany being Issued, and then only In cases ot absolute necessity. Gen. Leo Is determined to keep bis camp reputation high and not have the scenes so frequently seen In Tampa re peated here. The provost guard In the city has been doubled, and the sentinels have strict nt-dara ta keeD order. By general orders read at dress parade to night Lleut-Ool. Curlle of the Sooond was re lieved ot the dnty ot field court officer on ao count ot his appointment as range officer. Major Tan Glesen has been appointed field court officer In his place. Private "Judgo" Courtade ot Paterson, Company A. is now de tailed as chef at regimental headquarters. The "Judge" is a well-known Paterson Justice ot the Peace. WhUe the men otthe Second were being paid off to-day the Intelligence was received ot the tall ot Santiago. Adjt Hilton received a tele gram from division headquarters, and he read It to the three battalions. The men shouted, threw up their bats, danced around, and acted as If half crazy with enthusiasm. They shouted for Miles. Lee. Sampson, and Schley, There were also some cheers for Shatter. All that they soemed sorry for was that they had no hand In thf surrender. The rumor that transports had been ordered hero bos caused all the troops to !e excited to day. Gen. Bancroft It Is reported, told an officer ot the Fourth Illinois that his brigade, tho Second, would not be here longer than ten days. This set the boys wild, and they cheered all the afternoon. Corporal George A. Jackson, Company F, Second Illinois, died to-day of typhoid fevor This company has had great misfortune slnco coming hero, having a great many sick, although the companies on each side of them hod hardly any sickness. It has been a peculiar case, and the hospital surgeons have been Interested In the matter. Burgeon Marquis ot that regiment has the subject under Investigation, and has brought about a muoh better state of affairs In that company; only a few are now sick, while at one time there were nearly thirty men sick. Gov Tanner of Illinois Is expected here to night and the Second Illinois under Col. Moul ton wUl march down to the station and escort tdmtohlshottl. Tailoring Truths Thai H Torment The Trade. M Among tho thousand of visitors to our storo clnce the inauguration ot this) Jt ; surprlsinp; tailoring; snlo hnvo been a lnrrrc number of tailors, who marvel 7j )J.fl at the army ot goods wo submit for n oelectlou, and who walk away grunting 'ft SH significantly. That " grunt " would be worth nn ocran ot Indorsements wereitpoa UtaUff lble to rcproduco It. Such remarkable values us thoao suits we make to order for WME NO MORE I e5 00 NO LESS Ml are shaking the foundations of mnny a tailoring house. nfll Canadian homespuns, Russian wool crashes, black and blue serges, fancy HIE tweeds, and fashionable worsteds. Over COO patterns. flHssn Extra Salesmen at Both Stores. Wis Write for samples for the purpose of comparison. M W. C. LOFTUS & CO. i SrTniS SALE IS CONFINED TO THESE STORES 0NI.Yt 'f 1191 Broadway, near 28th St Sun Building, near Brooklyn Bridg i jlj OPEN EVENINGS DURING THIS SALE. OUAA'TAXASIO'S PEACE. The Sharp Contrasts of a Month In That Tort's War History. Goaktamamo Bat, July 5. The curious re verses of war aro Illustrated In the wide. safe, and to-day peaceful harbor ot Guantanamo Bay. One month ago tho United States cruiser Marblehead and the little but aggressive Suwanee were alone on tho blockade ot the fortified harbor. Spanish guns frowned from the torts at Catmanero, Spanish engineers were, oven thon, mining the inner harbor, and Spanish troops swarmed on tho bluffs over looking the bay. The cable connecting Guantanamo with Mole St. Nicolas. Haytl. had been cut and the only means of communication with tho authorities at Washington open to Commander McCulla were an occasional newspaper despatch boat or a daring torpedo boat llko the Porter. Ericsson. or Dupont hurrying toward Senior's blockading station off Santiago or toward Key West or Mole St Nicolas with despatches. No ships coming Into tho bay by day. unless showing the private signals otthe navy or the colors of a newspaper boat thoroughly identi fied, could escape a warning possibly a blank shot from tho Marblehead. After nightfall McCalla and his men wore on watch at the guns every moment until daybreak. To-day It Is different In tho distance at Calmanora ono can see only dismantled and crumbling forts. At Fisherman's Point, where the First Battalion, United States Marino Corps, made the first aggressive landing on Cuban soil, a village ot white tents Is pleasing to tho eye. There is Camp McCalla. established by Col. Huntington and 600 marines less than one month ago. Then the camp was ragged, and the men saw Spaniards behind every bush. By night the Mausers ot the enemy harassed the band, and by day long marches through the chaparral told on officers and men. Now the beach approach to the camp Is filled with mess tents on a streot laid out with pre cision and neatness. The tents of the men have Quite a homelike air. and while Old Glory floats from the staff on the brow ot the hill no more will the enemy lurk In tho bush. His day is done at Guantanamo. Sporting in the shoal water at the landing are a score ot marines. Close by. under picturesque thatched shelter, the Cuban contingent ot probably 200 Cubans Is enjoying such luxuries as a square meal or a siesta without fear of the oppressor or the guerrilla. Armed sentries guard the little wharf at the landing, and no one Is off his guard, but the sleeplessness, the worry, the midnight call to arms of a month ago are gone. In the cable etatlon once riddled by shells from the Marblehead telegraphic communica tion with the outer world is going on slowly, but as surely as tho censor and the French op erators will permit Over the Haytian cable came from Washington this morning a message datedJuly4. Itwas from Secretary Longasklng Commander McCalla whether he could assure President McKinley of the truth of tho report that "there has been a naval engagement off Santiago" And this aftor the overwhelming defeat ot Cervera and his fleet by our ships two days ago. In the bay riding at anchor are the battleship Iowa and the Brooklyn, fresh from their partici pation In the Santiago victory. They are coaling from two otthe half dozen huge colliers sent here recently. Here also are tho Newark, tho Massachusetts, the Marblehead and two torpe do boats, one about to bear despatches to Ad miral Sampson off Santiago forty-five miles away. The cable ship Adria. under direction of Lieut-Col. Allen of the Signal Corps, is in fresh from completing another link In the telegraph line between Guantanamo and Shatter's forces at the front The Haytian cable ship, several newspaper boats, two or threo prize schooners and a water boat make up the picture. Outside the picture, as an actor would describe It Is the suspected Adula. the Atlas line steamship, seized while attempting to enter this port several days ago. There is an air of dejection about her, relieved, however, by the cheery call of one of the American prize crew aboard. He Is one of the Marblehead jnckies. and. as he leans over the stern rail, above whloh the British ensign tiles, he calls to a passing newspaper boat: "Say, we didn't do a thing to 'em at Santiago. did we?" As the Premier leaves the harbor, we meet coming toward Its wide open shelter two ships flying the hospital flag Both are American steamers. One, the Olivette, bears the soldier boys of our side who toll In the fierce fighting with Spanish troops last weok on tho way to Santiago. The other is the good ship Solace. Her officers, men, surgeons, and nurses are bearing to American hospitals the unfortunate Spanish sailors who were wounded in Cervera's vain attempt to escape from Santiago Harbor. And these contrasts all brought about in one short month I IS SUE A SMUaOLERT The GyUers Load ot Provisions Said to He Destined for Cuban Port. Sptcial CatU DupalcS tolux Bra. KcrosTON, Jamaica, July 14. Tho Norwe gian steamer Gyller arrived here to-day after a voyage of eleven days from New York. Hor consignees said that she had a general cargo aboard, but it has been learned that she Is laden with provisions, which are destined for Cuban ports. Her mission Is similar to thru of the steamer City of King-ton, which brought a cargo ot provisions to this port a month ago and transshipped them to tho bp.inlsli steamers Purlslma Conception. Itenito Kst'ingor, Kin manuel, llaoul and other eh-e!n, which were propared to run the Cuban blockade Theoyago ot the (liller is simply another attempt on the part of Spanish ngents to succor the impoverished troopa in Cuba. Recruiting for the Volunteer!. The total number of men enrolled up to last night In tha 201t New York Volunteers was 685, Major McCllntock hiu enrolled 'Jilt men for the Third Battalion of the 203d and IM of them hae beon pasood by the Rurgaons Re cruiting for tho now batterlen 1ms not begun, because Gov Black has not yet appointed th officers recommended by Gen Howard Carroll. These men expect to receive their commUuion to-day, Deserted from the Sixty-fifth New Tork. Washisotos. July 14. The Washington po lice have been asked to locate and arrest (or do sertion William Wilson. a prhato In Company Fof the Blxty-lifth NpwYorW volunteers. ta tloned at Camp Algor WiWoii in aLiu Ufeet tall, fair complexion, smooth face, blue eyes and brown hair. lie U about 25 years old and 4oau from Brooklyn. t unoirxji op nouaa riders' puxtx jj 5 if I'. The New Engl and States Ahead In Attasttnsj If-' 5, Their Admiration for the Troopers. l 'ft To TBR Editob o Tn Sow Bvrt The follow V 3 1 lng subscriptions have been received tor the y Si rough ridors' fund: L a" AliVadr acknotrledged 871 'S 3 b wTc . ,3 j in Mrs. John W. Elliott lo ,h'S Caah 10) ft tit Mm George Bity BUI 10) Pi! J.hn SoMe. Jr 3 ' , 11. Uolt, New Tork S , i, MiasU.liolt, New Tork It ) 1 Mrs. B. Id. S<onaull 10) l, JR. A 11 Q . a ft,2P MIh Louise K. Wilson 3S I'SiBf A.B. c eo 'iw O.T.II 38 M(t Mm Oonre N. Tslbot 1Q lMti A friend of the rough riders 0. Sci Total SMS Jfei- Most ot the above aro from the New England 1BH? States. Nothing has beon received from tha (ttlis West or South, whore most of the troopers hava Ml come from. We aro indebted to the Volunteer '-WFtl Aid Association ot Massachusetts for about 150 -PHHi mosquito nets, mado up by friends ot the sol- llaiSj dlers and sent In for distribution. Friends of JflK! the Massachusetts olnnteors have already con- jHT.' trlbuted something llko $120,000. or $15 for fKx each volunteer from this State. The trfonds of 4Ksw the rough riders have alou so far less than 50 iHl-' cents per man In tho troop, and nearly all that IsTlE has been done for them has been done by IBSt friends In Boston or Now York. These men Wksa' have eo tar borne tho brunt ot tho lighting, and Ifilst havo lost about 40 percent, ot tho men engaged tfMifll in killed or wounded It Is little that we can do nffiir, tor them in any event, but whatever they need Nfi ought to be furnished promptly, and will be It jRa funds are avallablo. Yours truly. aKKg William Tudob, Treasurer. SlU KAYX TAltD NOTES. iWm a!w Dry Dock No. 3 Boon to Be In Service A ifjMS Supply Steamer OH (or Key West. 'win B. G. A- S. Packard, the contractors, began mW yesterday to remove tho coffer dam In front ot Jem dry dock No. 3. and It Is expected that within, H throe weeks the big dock will be ready for tha tRlm reoeptlon ot the battleship Iowa and the other ft'jK big vessels which may require on overhauling mS The supply steamer Armeria, with a larga pfjff consignment of ammunition, left the yard yes je8j terday for Koy West and Cuba. ifr? The refrigerator ships Supply and Glacier 'lei! will sail for Santiago to-day. ra Civil Engineer Menocal. who Is under a sen Ml'K tence of three years' suspension for neglect ot g i duty In connection with the construction of dry jj '? dock No. 3. was the principal witness yesterday jft ' q at the court-martial ot Civil Engineer White. . 1 f$. He testified that while Mr. White wasjhis first W assistant during the time he was superintend- vk 4i ng the work, ho (White) bad never reported to if ' aim the successive detects discovered. M :Jt m 'f, anrsr first get a pebsht. m Order Begardlng the Admission ot Persona f?t on Transatlantic Steamship Docks. H; J WAsniNQTON. July 14. Parsons desiring to M- mi meet friends arriving in New York on trans M ' atlantic steamers on the docks will be required us fr hereafter to obtain permits from the agents ot Mr the lines, approved by tho customs officials. W 3 Tho Treasury regulations forbid unauthorized 'X persons from being present within the inclos- W 'S. uro where passengers' baggage is being exam flw lned. It has been found difficult to enforca ;fell" this, and the officers have been hampered in SBkr the discharge ot their duty. In a letter to Col- vPlc' lector Bidwellat New York. Assistant Secretary f'P- Howellsaya: ISWi "It is hereby ordered that hereafter persons But who doslre to meet friends or relatives on tha '9f S dock immediately on the arrival ot a vessel Sol' from a foreign pert shall be required to present jB W to the customs officer in charge at such dock or Malm wharf a pormlt or card of admission previously XHaK obtained from the steamship company or tha WtW- owners ot such vessel, or their duly constituted 17? 'SK' agents or representatives, granting tho above wimt monttoned privilege, which, however, shall not MlM be valid unless countersigned by the Surveyor -iltfS of Customs or soma ot tho customs officers act !w(3l ing in such capacity. The above instructions. jaf PI however, shall not bo construed to apply to rJ persons duly authorized by the Merchants' and S W Manufacturers' Board of Trade to be present at IK 9 the examination of passengers' baggage." ,jj: fi OEYS. KENT AND TOUXO PROMOTED M W The President Appoints' Them Mnlor-Gen JW K erals Col. Carroll a llrlgadler. 'Wt- WAsnih'OTON. July 14, President McKinley Wlf to-day mode the following appointments : tWi Volunteer Army Jacob F, Keut, MJor-Gnrl tuiU' Btmutl B. 11. Young, Mijor-Oenarml; Henry Carroll. Wjffi Ilrlgadier-Otnenl, Wllllim W. Harts, tngiueer offl- z&lsF cer, with rank ot Major. ign ll Hamilton Olover Ewsrt. District Judge for the smsm Western District of North CaroUua, Edward R. Uses, Jut fl District Judge, for the Northern District of Teiai. jfif SJ Col Pet'rC Haines, Corps ot Ksgtnetra, V7. S. JL, il& member of the Nicaragua Canal Commission. iHa Vessels at the Charlestown Navy Yard. jlijlii IJobtox. Mass , July 14 Several ships at the SfiPf Charlestown Navy Yard are nearly ready for M f service. The Lehigh, tho Inca. the Seminole, iMJn and the Gov Ilussell of the auxiliary fleet ffliw could put to sea at a day's notice. The East JUSv' Boston will be taken to the yard from dry fills dock next week to bo fitted out. The monitor 5Sf? Wyandotte has beon roflttod from stem to ifit! Btern. and Is in excellent shape. Lieut. Madge. ft Hi he commander, has not been notified as to S ifl who her officers will be. Tho Marcellus. whloti Sill' was to have gono with Commodore Watson's. fljH? squadron.wlll probably be completed by Aug. 15, SrsI! A Soldier's Funeral In Newark, jEwis The body ot Jeremiah Murphy, who died at JKsUl Camp Alger. arrived at Newark underthe escort IKfE of two members of Company A. First New Jer- OM sey Volunteers, at 1 o'clock jestorday morning. ffifF Tho two goldlur nuruliod beside the under Mr J, taker's wagou through the almost deserted Wfifcl streets to tho little homo In Cotullt street. Tlia SsTll funeral, which was arranged for by a special m&tl committee of ttw Board of Trade, took place at 1 JH f 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. 'H Three Soldier Charged with Mutiny. (3U Nkwport. H I . July 14 There arrived her dsjj f to-night from Fort Orlswold. Conn , a Cor- jal " poral'3 guard with thrfo prisoners who are to JKRh S bocourt-nmrtiallod to-morrow at Fort Adam Ml j on the charge of mutiny and threatening tha sfflr life ot Capt Brecknith, who accompanied tha aJiVc party. Nothing further regarding the affair gS'll could be learned to-night xfijsl Transports Held at Charleston. fl-aK-! Cuableston, S 0. July 14 None of tha KsHji transports for Cuba got away from Charleston ifa!! to-day Two hours before the time appointed ifrili for the Olxiam to sail with tho Third Wisconsin ffflll Itegiment an order was received by Gen Wllaoa IfiMl from Secretary Alger to hold the ships until raf! further notice. To-night It is notkaowa lus ifii wheaUiahipowiUUva, j M.