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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
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
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
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.
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
" 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
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
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.
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
" 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
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
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
ma goks to iTAsnixoTOir ox porto
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.
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
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
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
1191 Broadway, near 28th St Sun Building, near Brooklyn Bridg i jlj
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
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
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.
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&ltonaull 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 $15 for fKx
each volunteer from this State. The trfonds of 4Ksw
the rough riders have alou so far less than 50 iHl-'
cents per man In tho troop, and nearly all that IsTlE
has been done for them has been done by IBSt
friends In Boston or Now York. These men Wksa'
have eo tar borne tho brunt ot tho lighting, and Ifilst
havo lost about 40 percent, ot tho men engaged tfMifll
in killed or wounded It Is little that we can do nffiir,
tor them in any event, but whatever they need Nfi
ought to be furnished promptly, and will be It jRa
funds are avallablo. Yours truly. aKKg
William Tudob, Treasurer. SlU
Dry Dock No. 3 Boon to Be In Service A ifjMS
Supply Steamer OH (or Key West. 'win
B. G. A- S. Packard, the contractors, began mW
yesterday to remove tho coffer dam In front ot Jem
dry dock No. 3. and It Is expected that within, H
throe weeks the big dock will be ready for tha tRlm
reoeptlon ot the battleship Iowa and the other ft'jK
big vessels which may require on overhauling mS
The supply steamer Armeria, with a larga pfjff
consignment of ammunition, left the yard yes je8j
terday for Koy West and Cuba. ifr?
The refrigerator ships Supply and Glacier 'lei!
will sail for Santiago to-day. ra
Civil Engineer Menocal. who Is under a sen Ml'K
tence of three years' suspension for neglect ot g i
duty In connection with the construction of dry jj '?
dock No. 3. was the principal witness yesterday jft ' q
at the court-martial ot Civil Engineer White. . 1 f$.
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
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.

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