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I "JOL LIVI.-NO. 236, NEW YORK, MONDAY, APRIL 24, 1800. -COPYRIGHT. 1899, 13V THE SUN PRINTING AND PUBLISHING ASSOCIATION. PRICE TWO CENTS. jH
HOT BATTLE AT QUINGUA.
ituiiT or ovn siex killed nr
ni.nr,t. riitii most the .nixai.E,
fob Mid'cnberc f ' I'lret Nebraska
Among "" Drnil l'nrty Americans
yrniuidiMl Advnnrn Was Mmlo from
tlnlnlni Filipinos, Concealed In thn
lltii.1i, Dlil Not Lose HenTlly, Jiut Had
In ilellrr-Triioii of Casulry Sustained
Ihe 1 IslitltiC I'ntll Kelnforrements Cams
-.Srbnikt Jlrslmont Suflr-reil Moil,
fjirriil Cable DenateJi la The Hum.
Man'Ia, April 2."-'.:30 I. M.-Thor was
lime vero fighting nlonir tlio advanced
Aori' " i-up" r.ortli of Malolos this mornlnc.
in which u ir losses wero unusually heavy. It
ImniC h'C reported to Gen. MacArthur thnt
a body ' tin" rebels wag in thn neighborhood
0f QnluEiM. Major Dell, with n smnll troop of
c3alr,arilorHl tomako a roconnolssnuee.
He tiaminod tlio country In tlio vicinity of
jl,;, 0J m. I went almost to Culncun beforo
lie neii. was discovered.
Tin -'0 1'itry examined by tlio cavalry was
routh nmi cfieroJ with a denso growth of
trusK. vvhi li .ilT.'iili-d an ideal hiding place
;,r tv J'M'ino The Americans vvero on
li-lrc'lai 1 against an nrnbilsende. keeping a
o-evvat ii 'it tlio rebels, who, there was rea
soa t'j Iflivf. were hiding somewhere in tlio
jui-lni'ii Qulngun
isthc tr ! at proached tho town n strong
I. inf rori'ls attacked them. Atthollrst vol
eyfnmtlie Insuigents, who vvero Intienehed
n tlic I tush, one of tlio cavalrymen was
-.ramlcd. ami he would huvo fallen from his
& i-chaJ I'not been fortwoof his comrade,
-.ho, riding one on each side of him, held him
In his 'addle ami took him to a plnco of safety.
liDfithfHof tln troop wcro wounded soon
trior, one fatal!)
Tlio Americans wen not confused by tho
stark They di-mounterl and, deploying as
infantry, pomed a tolling fire Into tho brush,
iifreltwas known that the greater part of
the attacking force was concealed.
Nons of tlio engagement was hurried back lo
Jiilnios.iind. while the Americans held their
crounJ g.illanrlv against a far stronger nu
merical force, den Hale hastened forward
I nth reinforcements for tho cavalrymen.
Iko battalions of the First Nebraska llesi
9 merit and six companies of the Fifty-lint Iowa,
with four Held guns, wero quickly ou tho scene
H and Tlcorously attacked tho enemy. The Fill
I linos made a strong defence, but wore ultl
I matelv driven from tlielr position,
I Our losses were eight killed, Including Col.
H Hol.enbcre of the First Nebraska Infantry,
H ind forty wounded.
B The loss of the enemy, though thoy weio
H forced to abandon their position, was not heavy.
I oils nvrouTs the riaunxa.
J OnrLoists Sicvere Career of Col. fltotsen-
krrc, NTho Wai Killed.
VTiEQiNOTON. April 2.1. Tho followingeable
I tram from Gen. Otis was received at tho Vfnr
I Department this afternoon:
I "Manila. April 23. A roconnoisanee on
I (Julngua, a place sixmllosnorthoastof Malolos,
B made by Major Bell and a troop of cavalry thU
I racrDinc. rosulted In contact and battle in which
I hur battalions of infantry and four pieces of
H artillery became eneased. Kncmy driven from
Mronu Intrenchments at Quineua with con
H fiderahle loss Our casualties Quite severe.
H Lol. MotficnbcrK and Lieut. Lester E. Hisson,
n First Nebraska, killed: also several enlisted
into A considerable numbor founded, not yet
WrtM Otis."
The Adjutant-Oeneral later received from
C"n. OtUtho followine roport of casualties at
(,'ulaKua to-ta .
First Sebraska Two officers and two on
1 "ed men killed; two officers and twenty-six
mlistedmen wounded.
Fourth Cavalry Two enlisted men klllod,
I've wounded.
"Fifty-first Iowa Seven enlisted mon
iwundoii
"Utah l.itlit Artillory Ono officer and two
: listed men wounded.
Total. 411. Names in morninc Otis."
'ohn Miller Motsenbcrc was born in New
itiiij'. Ind. Nov. 21. 1R'8. He was ap
lointeit a endet at tho Military Academy in
July. 1877. and sraduatud No, 41 in his class.
Hi" nas nrtoiut- d Second Lleutonnnt of tho
Htth Cavalry Juno 11. 1HX1 ; rirst Lieutenant
voc 11MW.I. and Captain Dec. 1-L 18f). Ho
'tried with his regiment in Arizona and New
MMic fp.m September. 1SH7. to Decembor.
'"J.at.d wan In the Kloux campalKns and In
im action at Wounded Knee. South Dakota. In
I ember. IKki Ho vvus at Fort Nlo
ara from January. J HOI, to October,
KM; atl,.rt MS(.r. V.. to August. 181)5:
' " the Infantry and Cavalry School. Fort
l-avenwertli. Kant-as. to Juno. 181)7.
, hcn h" vras irradiiatul with distlnculshod
"Horn. He was with his regiment at Fort
I'aiennorth to I)ecembor. 1807: was profos
"rMnnlitarj science and tactics at the Unl
'tj of Nebraska from December. 1807, to
Arrll. ISfjft. as mustered In as Major of tho
; rst Xcbrnfcka Infantry, May 0, lSOO.and as
iMelof the samo reclniunl. vleo Pratt, re
'wd..Nov in. iw.h He sailed with his ret-i-atnt
for Manna on June l,r. 1808. Ho was tho
,1D ' Jndc John II Stotsenberc of Indiana.
Uinvm r.. rril 2.1-Mrs. Htotsenborc.who
' Miss Utourette. daughter of thn Chap-
; '"'n of t,e Sixth Cavalry, accompanied hor
'.bar.dtotliridlppnes. hho will brine his
"ay'iNew Mbany, Ind. for Interment.
r ify('IV" N''l' Al''" -:' -There was some
jlitial feel.n(r against Col Stotsenberc when
h nrfinted Colonel of the Nebraskn
"tiKeot. as wran believed the position should
H , IVf en(' 'o " Nebraska man. This feeling in-
l Jf"e(1 iHi the disrltdlne enforced by Col.
i,, '"''"nborg an nnc the Nebraska soldiers.
v. .'l :,""'c,"eaini' back fiom Manila about thu
U ."""'"'h.'.iliM-lpllui', and the foellnc llnally
W Mdvent In the adoption of u-holutions of
,.,"" lvthn 'ee'tlatuii! agsiust Col. Slot
I b. i ' In "l0 "antl" the Colonel was
7 '" Jdmc "10 -N,braska boys iti battle at
.1 roun'IM:lnila,''"lodl(.tlngulsheddldhis
I tlti"' l""'om'' t,,nl 'bo Legislature vsns
.. Wfd'tli roniiestslooiat,o from the records
, Ull''orable resolutions. Finally, after
il,0 "'"binteeis had written of tho gal
'. I 'itu 'n"1" ' ' rnl- K,r,,s0"berc. tho Login-
I vir R5IlI:jnrk f appreciation of the Her-
er -i 'n ''' r' d '" "10 rir" Ni'brnsU'i, leader
, ,, ,"'r l',ll,ltPnBul from the roc
' trn , re,!l,lltln8. Col. Stotscnberg had bo
; .""'''' tueuv on to with his regiment
u it, , '" ls "ot a Nbraskan. Hlsiesl
13 (ui . ""known- Ho Mirveil with honor in
!r" ""' ,ltl"h reiuiestwassonttotho i'hlllp
. B i, '""'" ho earned a commission by gal-
' tert"M,"'')-n"'iva"'1'"'ompanyC,reportcil
! Ml ""'""'d-w.iH.-ielVrk residing In Ueatrlce.
li . XMntlerof Intrrrtt to You,
ft ' bu -t Hi. "X ',l'"," ("r fliabllllr nd Ueilrublo
i, I nanl the dally Sii!i.-.i!c.
1'i.ax or tiij: VAsii'Attix.
I.nnton1! Uhjnt la to Cut Oil tlifi Knemy's
Itctrpiit from t'liluiiiplt to tlin Sloiintalm.
WAMitNoroH. April 2:i.-Tho place whoro tho
action between tho Filipinos and the Ameri
cans occurred on Hunday is given on tho latest
military map of tho operations near Manila
ns CJutngna. It is font miles nnd not six
miles northeast ot Malolos. according to
tho scale of that map. (Julngna Is 17 l.
nillos, ns thn crow fllos, northeast of Nova.
Itches, whoro Lnwton'n column began Its
nggresslvo campaign yesterday, nnd nix miles
to thoKouthenstof Calumplt, whero ths main
body of Agulnnldo's army Ik supposed to be
concentrated. Should Lnwton succeed in
getting betwocn Calumplt and the mountains
to tho noith before tho Filipinos have re
troatod from Calumplt thero Is every proba
bility thnt tho rebol forces will bo caught bs
tween his division and thatof MacArthur. This
Is the object which MacArthur and Whoaton
ought to nttaln In the movement centring
on l'olo. but which failed, owing tn the rough.
ncsB of tho country to the north and oast of
l'olo. The authorities logard tho prosont
movement ns certain to rosult in the crushing
of Agulnaldo's force or its division Into small
bands, which will find refuge In the mountain
country
THE ATI-E.XI'AXSIOXIsr i'l.OJ.
Otis Says TrlpKinni Have lleen Sent to
Soldiers Urging Tlinm Not to Kc-enlUt.
Washington, Anrll 211. Secretary Alger has
lecolved from Gen. Otis a roply to the cable
gram nsklug him for particulars of the receipt by
tho United States soldiers In the Philippines of
what has been described by a member of tho
Cabinet us "treasonable and seditious com
munications from the I'nlted States "
Gen. Otis says In his reply that telegrams
wero sent to tho soldiers uiging them not to
re-enllst, nnd that they woro variously signed
"Committee" and "The Committee," and that
somo bore no signatures at nil. Secretary
Alger bus not made nubile tho text of Gen,
Otis's cablegram, nnd It Is theroforo un
certain whether tho commander of the
forces lin tho Philippines has confldod the
names of tho senders of these seditious
communications. Gen. Otis, however, ls ox
nllcltenough to conllrm the absolutonccurney
of The Sun's story, first published on Saturday
morning, exposing thu work that Is being done
by the enemies at homo of the Government's
policy of subjugating tho Filipinos nnd bring
ing about pence In the Philippines.
When The Hi'N'B story wus first published,
tho Associated Press set Its reporters to work
In Washington to obtain n denial of It. Thoy
wero unable to do so. but thinking It necessary
to make somo apology to Its clients for not
getting this most Important plecoof news, tho
discredited news organisation sent out the
following despatch:
" Washington-, April 22. A Cabinet officer Is
nuthoilt foi an absolutu denial of the story
that the Cabinet yesterday discussed an al
leged conspiracy In this country to weaken tho
United States In the Phlllpplnui,."
If a member of tho Cabinet made such n
statement he did so In ignorance or for thn
purpose of misleading the public, because tho
accuracy of Tin: Hun's original publication
was vorlflod from many official s.ourees. and
nobody was moro fully nware of Its accuracy
than tho Associated Pi ess reporters, who
of necessity must havo known the truth.
Against the nlleged statement of the anony
mous Cabinet officer mny ho placed that of
ono of his colleagues, who knows whereof ho
.speaks, mid who says that not only has
tho Administration learned with surprise of
the treasonable work thnt has been going on
in tho United States, but that the Government
is determlnod to learn the names of those who
are stirring up tho Unltod States soldiers to
sodltlon nnd to publish their uames to tho
world.
Tho cablegram of Gen. Otis to tho Secretary
of War to-day H only the Mrst link in tho chain
ot evidence against the authors of tho treason
able propaganda. Other proofs will be forth
coming from time to time until the futilo plot
ls fully exposed.
SOVllI DAKOTA IS PATRIOTIC.
l.lput.-Oov. Kean Says the IVoplo Do Not
Drninud the Ucenll of the Soldiers.
Washington, Anrll 211. Llcut.-Gov. John T.
Kean of South Dakota, in a letter addiessod to
President McKinley. repudiates the sentiments
expressed by tho Governor of that State in his
recent communication demanding the Imme
diate return from Manila of tho First South
Dakota Volunteer Iteglmont. Tho letter fol
lows: " 7n le Urn li'if(ii HcKtnUy. I'rnidtnt if Me
I mted State. VathnQton. V. V.
"Mn. President: In view of the open letter
recently addressed to you by tho Govomor of
this State, representing that tho people of
South Dakota are demanding the Immediato
recall of the First South Dakota lteglment,
the retreat of tho heroic and success
ful forces of tho United States from the llelds
so gloriously won and tho exposingto tho mer
cies of bands of seml-savago murderers
and plunderers the people nnd property
of thoso Islands whom tho gallantry of
our soldiers and sailors and the splendid
philanthropy of our people have rescued from
4(H) years of Spanish tyranny. J deem It my
duty to express to you thn real senti
ments of tho pcoplo of this State, as
evldonced by hundreds of letters, by
publio and private expression and by tho
utterances of tho great majority of tho nows
papers. I reallo the burden of heavy care
vvliloh rests upon you. and I deprecate the of
fort of any one, oven tho Governor of a
great, loyal and patriotic Htato liko this,
to add to that burden by the assertion that
our peoplo in these trying times are not giving
to you and to the policy of tho Administration
a most cordial Mipport. From expressions of
indignation which huveeome to mo from every
side, I feel fully justified lu declaring that tho
hater of flov Lee Is a gross misrepresentation
of tlin sentiment and feeling of the people of
South Dakota.
"Ideslrutu recall to your remombranco the
fact that In tho latu war with Spain our State
doubled its quota In tho field, and every town
stood ready to furnish one or more com
panies at your call. .As our peoplo felt
then they feel now. When our bravo boys
went forth from the Btato amid the tears nnd
fears ot loved ones left behind, it was to share
tho fortunes ot war. to enduro If noeessary
hardship and death in dofenee of tho
Uag and the nation's cause. And whllo tho
people of South Dakota, with anxious hearts,
look forward to tho time when with blood
bought lauroU our heroes shall return tons
again, wo rest content In the confidence that
when their services are no longerdemanded by
tholr country's exigencies the Government,
whosf strong hand mid splendid purpose havo
achieved I'm glories i the pasl t roar, wl 1.
with all speed consistent with the dignity
nnd honor of tlm Hag under which thoy
uii. lighting, return them again tn their
loved ones' iirms Our soldiers are
not weaklings They mo biavo. stalwart men.
who know thuinlutt. and do not shrink from
its porfoiiiiaiieu. and Iho blondy battlellelds of
Luzon attest their valor
"The peiiplnof South Dnkoti do not belmvo
that tho suppression ofn band of outlaws and
Biiorilla- is ths subjugation of a race:
"a i-onlliet waged against liberty and
in the Interest of exploiting capital,
as charged bv Gov I., but wo hnllein
It to bo the wlo and humane policy of this
Government tn build upon th- ruins of .Span
ish misiule in the Philippines jut stable am
lihurnl government, to substitute 'nw und
order for anarchy, to teach the natives of
these far off islands tho story of human
liberty as oxeuiplllled nnd illustrated by Amer
ican institutions and nn enlightened hrlstlan
cl" (zatloii. And we believe hat the over
whelmlnir majority ol the inhabitants o
the Philippine islands unJerManil and
welcome that polle Till" cannot be ilono
If liko cowards we withdiavv our troojisln tho
face of a guerillla'siotiellloii nnd leave the P"o
pie of the islands n prey to the avarice of hu
ropounil thn warring factious moused by
ARS",!o,oa!lo .'ftlllH State will novor enduro
a policy which would linul down "Old Glory
li Mn nib id substitute tlm .red fine of
iinnreliviind our bravo hoys lu the ranks, ns
thAr letters amply testify, will be slow to or
u dvn the charge We believe that the problem
iif ihr Orient will be settled In consonance with
ho splrl and genius of American iilnis and
imri" we" dictated bv the h gliest prinelp es of
coni tut onal liberty and civil jratlmi. und that
Sir! iruvo boys in tlm leld will interpret tho
meaning of the Mac iiuilqr southern skies, no
ait I n .iiriiiTof oppression, hut as the signal
of n.wlo.uii.dth!; emblem of order, lustlco.
''"'duasiulngyo .'of the loyal and patriotic
supMrtofthope.Tnle of South Dakota and of
o i? uoops i the Hold. I havo tho honor to re
Zr"oPur obedient k.rvant.nN T r
"Lleutenaiit-fiovornor or South Dakota.
WooNbOCKBT. B. D., April 17.
COGHLANGETSNORKBUKK.
iiAt.EtGU (i okh nowx tiii: iiav no
str.x snoitT.
rturpriied by an Order to Itr Itcndy for In
spection To-Day Cn.pt. Coiblnn Not In
Any Way Ordered AJioard Ills Milp"
Frron In (he Iteports of Ills Hpreeli.
Capt. Joseph D. Coghlanf the cruiser Raleigh
has received no letter of Inquiry Irom tho Nuvy
Department relative to his Friday night speech
at tht Union League Club, in which he told a
lory of Admiral von Dlederlchs's efforts to
worry Admiral Doway at Mnnlla, and what
tho American Admiral thought of tho Ger
man's Interference. Nor did Ihe fighting
skipper of the Itnlclgh recelvo orders from
the Navy Department on Saturday night to
roport to his ship. So far as dipt Coghlan
knows, no official communications havo been
sont to him from Washington sine the day be
fore the Union League dinner. The formal let
ter which, it was said In Washington. was mailed
tothe italelgh's Captain by Secretnry Long on
Saturday nfternoon. Inquiring whether the
press reports of his remarks wero correct, had
not reached the ship late yesterday afternoon
when sho left her Thirty-fourth street anchor
age In tho North Hlvor to go down toSandv
Hook
Capt, Coghlan's Inability to go to tho Mon
tauk Club from tho Army nnd Navy Club ou
Saturday night was not because he bail been
"ordered aboard his ship." as the roport went
out. It came about In this way: On Thursday
evening Capt. Coglilnu received a telegram
from tho Bureau of Navigation, asking him to
tolograph his anchorago to Washington, as the
department wishod to send a hoard ot inspec
tion to the ship. Whenever a ship goes into
commission or out of commission she is In
spected by n board of naval officers The
Kalelgh is to go out of commission very soon,
after sho Ik's gono down tho coast to
visit Philadelphia, Wllmlnctonand Charleston,
Capt. Coglilnu answered tho Washington in
quiry by tolograph ou Thursday, and tho next
day tho formal order for an Inspection was
sent by mnll to Capt. Coghlan through Rear
Admiral Philip, commandant of the New York
Navy Yard. The order was received at tho
navy yard on Saturday, and from there sent to
the Raleigh When tho order reached tho ship
tho Captain had gone ashore to attend tho din
ners at tho Armyand Nnvyand Montaukclubs
Most unexpectedly, tho Navy Department's
order instructed Cupt. Coghlan to take his ship
down to Sandy Hook on Sunday afternoon,
thero to no Inspected on Monday, A message
was sent from the Raleigh to Capt. Coghlan at
tho Army nnd Navy Club telling him ol tho
order for Inspection. Ho rccoived the messago
just as ho was leaving for the MontaukClub.
It was then nearly midnight. Tho Captain
know that many of his men wero ashore cele
brating tho victory of Manila Hay of a
year ago and that It would take a horole effort
to corrall thorn all In fourteen hours. His duty
was aboard ship, and nbonrd ship ho went. He
could have left the work for his executive offi
cer, rout that isn't tho way tho Raleigh's skip
per has ot doing things.
Since tho Raleigh has beon In this harbor,
und her officers have been dined and wined by
tho citizens ot New York, Capt. Coghlan has
tried to bo as loulont as ho could with tho
crow. After so many months away from
American shoroa they wero right glad to got
back, to Now York. Many of thorn have wives
and Bweothoarts hero, and they wanted
to see them. Capt. Coghlan has given
shore leaves with n free hand, and
tho men havo taken these leaves with
n freer hand. So many of thu men suc
cumbed to tho attractions ot the town thnt
when tho Captain got back to the ship at mid
night Saturday it was a (itiestlon whether the
crew wasulloat or ashore When, at .1 o clock
yesterday afternoon, the Raleigh welched
anchor and went down to the Ho.)k, fifty of tier
men wero nshoro and unaccounted for. 1 ho
Raleigh was shorthaniled when sho came here,
for her murines vvero frozen up at Fekin.nnd
sho had only the ten she look from the
Olyinpla ... . , ,
Capt, Coghlan's irank statement of some of
the facts of Geiman interfeteiice In the Philip
pines was not Intende I for the newspapers, so
tho Cuptuln has told his friends. When he
bpoke nt tho Union Leaguo Club and told of
some things which had become history among
the officers of Dewev's squadron. .Lapt Cogh
lan thought that he was as freo to tell
the plain facts at the Union League as
he was In his own cabin aboard the
Raleigh. Ho did not know that newspaper
men wero thero to report his speech. Had he
known that his speech was to be printed, ho
would have reserved his story of the Gorman
officer nnd Admiral Dewey until after tho
newspapermen had cone.
Ono part of Capt Coghlan's speech was mis
understood. Those who heard him under
stood him to say that Admiral Dewey's rep y
to tlm German officer's protest. Rut wo lly
the flag." was. "Those llags can be bought nt
half a dollar a yard anywhere Any one can fly
that flue." All that Capt Coghlan Intended to
quote the Admlrulas saying was. ' Any one can
lly that Hag." The uniarK about the market
valunof Hag goods wna Capt. Coghlan's own
running comment interjected In the story
Naval men know Capt Coghlan as an open
hearted, frank-speaking man, nnd they 'were
not surprised nt tlio Union League speech.
"Joe Coghlan was never cut out for the
diplomatic service." snld a .naval officer aboard
tho Raleigh vesterday. " He's a lighting man
to thu core. When ho says n thing he means It,
and he'll stand by it: In the navy he's n blunt
speaking mail, and he Isn't used to tho nlco
ways of diplomats nshoro He's got himself in
hot water once or twice boforo for saying whnt
he thought He was reduced thirteen numbeis
on one occasion, when lie might just ns well
have kent unlet. Hut no one ever heard Joe
Coghlan say anything that wasn't true'
Thn Raleigh will steam back to hor North
River nnchorago this atteruooii after her In
spection, in tlmo to allow her crew to go ashore
to uttend tho entertainment for them nt the
Waldorf-Astoria.
OITICIAL ItEllltET I.N n-ASIIIXOTOX.
fnpt. Coglilnn's Talk About the Germain
nt Manila Agitates IIU Ofllrfiil .Superiors.
Washington. April 211. -Capt. Coghlan has
been asked by tho Secretary of tho Navy
whether he was corroclly quoted in tho
press accounts of his tpcsoli at the Unlou
League dinner, and ou hl answer will
depend whatever action the Navy Depart
ment will take. This Is the usual course.
nd the depaitment felt that it could not
be avoided. In ('apt. Coghlan's c.is. much
as his services nt Manila are valuod. Interna
tional obligations practically compelled tho
department to take some means of ascertain
ing the truth ot tho mattor. with tho Inuntlou
of ndoptius a course that will be satisfactory
to the German Government. Tho officials of
Ihe Administration ni hopeful, however, that
the pross reports exaggerated the remntkt. of
the Raleigh's commander.
As for ( ipt. ouzhlan s recitation of the
words of tho song "IIocii ' Der Ivalsor.' iftn
German Lmporor is disposed to bt affronted
over tho manner Id which hlsclnlm to didno
right is ridiculed, there Is no telling what the
end will be No action hns yet been taken by
the Navy Department with regard 'o the song.
The department wants to bear from Capt
Coghlan sbout It firs'.
A great lnnuv icars ago. when a voting ofll
cor. Coghlan wrote n letter to Chief Crrk
Mornn ot the Hureiiu ,f Navigation, accusing
Moriiu of iwrsecuting him It was u vi
Intemperate communication. Coghlan said lu
tho letter that he would follow Jlorau to
the end of his diys. or words to tint
effect, and endel nn with nn oath against
the Chief Clork Moran turned the lutlei
over to the Seeietary ol the Navy, and
Coghlan was eouit-martlaled. He sas con
victed and sentenced to a ycat's suspen
sion irora duty During tint lime he lost thir
teen numbers. He legaiued six ol them
through Ids pionr.otlon.for his services In the
battle of Manila llsy and has icccntly asked to
have the other numbers restored to him. Tim
Navy Department wns dlspo.-ed ti grant this
request, but Iho remarks of Capt. Coghlaif
at tho I nlon League dinner have changed that
disposition, It Is kald.
It is tho cplnion In Administration circles
that If Capt Coghlan makes an official apology
for his remarks against the Germans, the Rer
un Government irilt express Itself as satisfied.
In that ovont Cant. Coghlan will probably mt
be court inurtlullcd.
i
t.oxnnx in.svi'.ssi:s cai'T. count. as:
Ills Hprrrhpi Looked I'pon in a I'lngrnnt
llrencli of Discipline,
Fprcial rabl' ptivnteh (Tiir.Soi.
1iNDON, April 21 Tho papers horn this
morning give great prominence to the lepmts
of the romarks alleged lo have been inadn by
Capt Coghlan of the cruiser I'alolgh nt the
Union League Cfuhdlnncr. Tho 7'miei suys It
is much impressed by Societary Long's ptompt
application of discipline, a elenrar breach
of which It would be difficult to Imagine. The
American Government, It ndds. knows what
is duo to Itself and to tho other great nations
with whom it stands in ntnlcablo relations.
Continuing. It says:
" There have been times, and Iheso tlmos tiro
not yet romoto. when it Is moro than doubt
ful that such nu offence would havo been
visited with such punishment In those dnvs
It may bo surmised Hint tho brutality of some of
Capt CoghlanVrcmnrks would havo been over
looked by the Government nnd condoned hv tho
pilbllcnstheexcusablofrnnkness of ntter-din-neroratory.
The war and tho wldonnd solemn
responsibilities thnt have grown out of It
seem to havo siulilenly inlsed tho nation nnd
Its rulers ton truer and moro elovated con
ception of tho dlgnltv of their country.
"The struggle has biought them Into new
and closer relations with tho rot of tho great
lowers, and thoy have been quick to realize
that thoso relations will bo hebt and most hon
orably mnlntalnod by a scrupulous regard of
the dlctntes of International otluuetto
"This change of opinion seems to havo
spread Insensibly to nil classes and masses.
Thn eltlzons seem ready to condemn tlm
conduct of Capt. Coghlan to-day as sternly
as would tho people of any Luropenn
Stnto or ns tho small, highly cultivated and
Influential class of Americans would havo con
deninnd It a year or two ago. Tho example
of dignified self-respect set by tho American
Democracy should bo a lesson to the Chauv Inlst
press nnd the Continental monarchy which
moro particularly iiosos as a stickler for diplo
matic etiquette. Thn determination of thu
Washington Government to punish Capt.
Coghlan for the cross and Improper Inngungo
used by him contrasts vory strongly and favor
ably with tho llconse of somo Gorman news
papers In nbuslng unheard another American
sailor
"Tho Cologne Caielte has just applied to Ad
mlral Kautz Inngungo which can hardly he ex
ceeded In coarseness by anything Capt. Cogh
lan may havo said nfter dinner
Tho standard unmensuredly condemns Capt.
Coghlan for his unpardonable error In fanning
international jealousy It says it then-were
manyCoghlans in tho navies of tho world the
offorts of tho diplomatists to keep the pence of
nations would boon be useless. Gormany can
well afford to pass the mntter over in sllonce,
moro particularly as Admiral Von Dlederiehs
seems to have given cause for complaint, but it
is doubly unlortunnte that ill feeling should bn
rovivedbvn quarrelsome, gnrruloussailorwhon
a good understanding between Germany and
tho United States Is essential to the success of
the Samoan Commission.
Tho Wmli .Yw Is sarcastic at the expense
of the Germans. It says " This, perlnps. marks
the beginning of thoso amicable relations be
tween the two powers which form the sub
ject of Rerlln telegrams. Wo had been led to
believe from Rerlln thnt when tho Americans
wero not In action and tho Germans vvero not
watching them In friendly noutrality they wero
In ench other's arms.
"All reports to tho contrary were wicked In
ventions of the English press It Is now Im
posslblo to doubt that at the outset of the war
German opinion was stupidly and outrage
ously hostile to tho United States."
The Cltrimtclr sas It must bo confessed
that It wns not for a subordinate officer to blurt
out thuso tilings at n dinner table. Admiral
Dewey himself has been nono too discreet
In his utterances It blames Admiral Dewey
for an unduly Inx blockade of Manila, and says
It ho was nagged to death he had chiefly himself
to bliiiue for not Insisting Immediately that
tho Germans obscrvo sea manners. It eon
eludes: "On tlm whole, therefore, porhnp-t tho
less said about Irregularities at Manila tho
better."
Tin: KixasTox srK is vvckt savxit.
Cut In Two by the Glrnoglf't Prow Pas
sengers' Miraculous Kscupe.
Tacoma. Wash., April 2.1. The Northern Pa
cific Oriental liner Glenogle. outward hound,
collided with tho steamship City of Kingston,
Inward bound, from Victoria, during a light
fog nt 4:3.r o'clock this morning, off llrown's
Point
Tho Kingston wns struck on her starboard
side, abaft of her bailer rooms, and was cut in
two by the Glenogle's iron prow, Tlireo min
utes Inter her hull wns lying on tho bottom of
Puget Sound and her upi or works, divided
Into two pints, wore floating nhout tho bay.
lloth vessels were somewhat off the course
usually followed. Roth whistled almost simul
taneously ns they saw ono another through tho
tog. It was then too late too overt a collision,
and tho steamships catno together with a tre
mendous crash
A sceuo of confusion followed on board the
Kingston. Her purser and night watchman
rushed through the cabins, breaking in win
dows In their hurry to awaken the sleeping
passengers nnd erow. The pnssengors worn
soon struggling to get Into the idiot house and
rigging.
Good discipline prevailed and boats vvero
lowered from each steamer In thoso the
twelve passengers and sixtv momhers of the
Kingston's crew wero transfeirod to the Glen
ogle. where a rollcnll disclosed that no ono
wns lost
It Is considered miraculous that this dis
aster, resulting lunpropeity loss of probably
$:iOO,000, should havo occurred without tho
loss of a single life.
A hasty examination of the Glenoglo after
sho reached tlm dock showed that sho was leak
ing. Thu men who examined her port side In
small boats found that live or six plates
wero badly smashed In, leaving a yawn
ing liolo through which a Luge piece of
the Kingston's guardrail is sticking It
was tho guardrail thnt smashed through
these plates. Her collision bulkheads pre
vented the Glenogle from slnklnif. it will
probably cost $110,000 to put the Glenoglo In
shape to go to sea Her entire cargo must be
removed and she will spend some time in drj -dock.
The Glenoglo Is owned by the Fairfield
Shipbuilding Company of Glasgow She Is
valued nt f7.1),000
The Kingston was valued nt $IoO.mio She
was owned by the Northern Pacific llnilwny.
which company brought Imrnrouuil the Horn
from New ork In 1SD1 Shu was formerly the
night passenger steamer ou the Hudson be
tween Nework and Mham Roth steameis
are fully Insured
An official investigation will be held Immedi
ately to determine which pilot was to hlnnie
Neither Pilot Gattei of the Glenogle nor Pilot
Rinndow'of tlm Kingston w.ll mnkn a stale,
ment There is little doubt that one of them
was off his eour-oor tulsuiidoi stood Iho other s
Klrual.
Tho Hov Horace Claidiani. who occupied a
stateroom, wa sttuck by the Glenogle's prow.
Itu w.is pinned underneath the wreckage and
released only hv the Kingston's breaking In
two He was picked up by ono of the small
boats.
ur.i'T. uii.stomv'' rin:.
Admiral Deney Wirc That lie Is Tiling So
Ascertain What Has liediuie of film,
Washington, April 211 J-ccietary Long in
eelved the followinr despatch from dmlial
Dewey to-dnv:
"1 am endeav oi lug lo ascertain Hie situation
otGilmoroiind party."
This was in response to n telegram sent by
tho Societal y to Admiral Dewey yesterday,
asking for Inlonnntlon nhout the fateoreon
dilioii of Lieut .lamest tillinoreniiil fourteen
enlisted men of Urn gunboat lorktown. who
started ashore in a small bo it at Baler. Island
of Luzon, to reseut thurspanish garrison there,
which was besieged by insiiigeiits, and did not
return Secretary I.mg Is satisfied that Ad
miral Doweyls taking evory menns of ascer
taining what has bcoouio of Gilmoro nnd his
companions.
NEGRO BURNED BY A MOB.
sam nost: rotiTcitrn rott Tin: cim.v
roittt vritDEtc axo assai'i.t.
round nt Ills Mother's House and Given
t'p to a Moll In Xewniiu, On., After He
Mail llren I.oc keil l'p Crowd C'lieerril us
He NTrlttied-llx-Uot. Atkinson's Plea.
Nf.wnvn. Ci.i., April 2.'i.-Bnm Hose was
burned at n stake by a mob two miles from
this place on HuCPnlmctto rond this afternoon
at 2:110 o'clock fur the murder of his former
omplover, Alfred Cranford, nnd nu assault on
Mrs. Cranford. At 2 40 o'clock a chain which
held tho negio to a treo broke and fell Into the
llnmes. Tho fire wns put oat and the negro
chained ngaiu, Ho slorvly burned. Reforo
thu fire was tnrted both cars woro cut off and
he was otherwiso mutilated. At,'l:.r0 P. M.
Hose ceased his contortions and his head
dropped upon his Bhouldcr The crowd
clieried all liU writhing. Warning was given
for nono to shoot, but to let him die by de
grees. Whllo burning he confessed all the de
tails nnd said n negro named Llge Strickland
at Palmetto offered.hlni S20 to kill "Mr. Cran
ford. On th wny to the stake Ho.so was identified
positively by Mrs. McLlroy. Mrs. Crnnford's
mother, nnd also by Mrs. Crnnford's sister.
Hose was marched through tho streets ot
Nownnn followed by 2.500 people.
'This is a warning to all negroes, ' cried the
crowd He did not utter a cry, but several
blood vessels broke from the agony ot his tor
ture. Hundreds remained at the scene and
Nownnn was deserted this evening.
Hoso was first put In the Nownan Jail, and
the ciowd waited for Mrs. Crantoid, who Is In
Newnau. to ioa:'h the jnll The crowd wns or
dorly. The trio from Griffin was mado very
quickly. Sheriff Rrown rofused to nccect
Hose at the stntlou In New-nan. demanding
that he be delivered at tho jail. He was
matched through the streets, thousand wildly
cheering and hundreds In the line
Sheriff Rrown and the cantors of Hose, the
Jones brothers ot Marshallville. put their
heads close. to tho prisoner as they mnrched
saving'
"Ilojs. bo quiet If you shoot him you will
kill us We are going to tako this man to jail "
Thousands were packed about tlm jail, and
many women vvoie present, waving their
handkerchiefs and applauding the men who
mnde the capture. Nothing could hnve saved
Hose. A legltnent of soldiers would have
been powerless
Mrs. Cranford's arrival was awaited Impa
tiently. Sheriff Rrown had been Informed
that he must dollver Hose tothe crowd, nnd he
acceded to thoir demand to save a wholesale
loss ot life. The crowd blocked every street
near tho mil aud clamored for Hoso.
"Rum him nt tho stake'" was tho er
Kx-Gov. Atkinson madi a speech for law aud
order. When hu finished tho crowd veiled
"Take him out and burn hlml"
Judge A. D Freeman spoko for the law to
take Its course, and urged the crowd to leave.
Delay and spoechniaklnc mnde the crowd bols
tvrous and morn determined. A speech was
made bv a Griffin man urging the erow J u
take Hose to Paltiie'to. The crowd then start
ed lth the prlsoi.or to the rendezvous, whero
the Identification took place nnd the burning
began
Hos wns found at ! o'clock last night by
two farmers at the home of his mother, four
miles from Marshallville. where he had been
In hiding ever since the day after the commis
sion of his crimes He was brought lo Griffin
till.? mornlnc and was taken from there by
sper'nl train to Palmetto. Thero he was to
have been taken to the scene ot his crime and
to be nun I shod In whatever manner Mrs.
Cranford might lUggeM.
The two men kept their prisoner without
telling any one of their capture until this
morning, when they started for Atlnntn with
him. taking him by way of Macon They told
thoso who questioned thorn that tho necro
wns an escaped convle. whom they were tak
ing back to thncriiups. Hut In some wnv tho
People of Griffin heard that Hose wns on his
wnv toAtlan'a from Macon A Griffin man
went down tho Central Railroad and. llndlng
that Hoso was on the tralu. notified those
vlmm he had left behind
Hose wns:captured lv J. R. nnd J J Jones,
who live a short distance nwav from the house
occupied by Hose's mother They have known
the negro for many venrs. On Friday. April
14. the day after tho Palmetto tragedy, one of
the Jones brothers snw lloo making his way
to his mothor's home. Jones did not then
know ot the crime of which Hose had been
guilty, hut he lenrnod soon afterward.
eslordnv tho Joneses decided to act They
went to the home of Hose's mother a li o'clock
last night and captured Hose without dif
ficulty The necro had disguised himself by
blacking his faco with soot, but was easily rec
ognl.ed Tho jov of the people around Pnl.-netto knew
no bounds Thev had begun to fenrl that
Hose would nevor be captured. 'J he an
nouncement this morning that he had rcnllv
been found acted like an electile shock on the
community In less than thirty minutes af
ter the Central train had reached Griffin a
special train was pulling out for Palmetto, by
way of Nownan. hem lug Hoe. his captors, and
u party ot about 100 Griffin men When the
train reached Griffin, a parly of men boarded
It and persuaded the cantors to tako the necro
off here, promising them to take him hv
ipeelal train to Palmetto, with the understand
ing flint hu be turned over to the Sheriff there,
so that his captors might get the mwards of
fered for him. It was understood thut tho
necro would bo taken awav from the Sheriff
ot Palmetto count immediately after he had
been delivered. When the train reached this
Phce it eould Proceed no further.
Mrs. Mnttlo Cranford, who was the victim of
tho desperado, toldltnls story to-day: ZZ
"I was suspicious of Sam. Ou Tuesday
night of Inst week he knocked ou tho door
which opened Into our room. He occupied a
shod room which had Previously been used
for lumber. 1 stru?k it light nnd told Alfred to
be careful. Alfred went to ihe door, opened
It nnd quickly stepped behind This wns all
that saved him on Tuesday night. On
Wednesday night Sam was glu.n When lis
came t tho house hu had his shoes off. I put
aside hie supper nnd Alfred und myself went
Into the dining room mid began our meal.
Alfred sat with his hack to tlm Inside door, bat
purposely faced the outside door to keep an
eye ou Sam, as he then suspected the negio
"While we were esting 1 saw Sam dart into
the door at the back of Altred He did not
make the slightest noise. I.saw the axe up
lifted over Ids head and before 1 could scream
down I'.irne the no with tonillc force, split
ting Alfred s head wide open. Alfred threw
up his hands and Pitched out ot the chair on
t'ie lloor I screamed
"'If von breathe again I'll kill vou. 'cried
Sam, raising the nxo and holding it over
my head Then be took tho axe lu both hands
and struck Alfred with all his might on tho
temple Acalu hi lifted the aie and struck.
Then the negiu rushed over to where I was
He tore my baby from mv hi east and throw It
across the room Little Man said
" 'Oh. don t hurt niv poor nana, t-nm The
negro slappe ' her In the face and the child
fell uneoiikcl us 'It you don't behave,' said
he to Murr. '1 II kill you. too '
"Then ho caught me bv the aim nnd said
'I ninter giiinc to kill yon.' lie dragged nm
Into the room across the body or niyvhusbainl "
Then Mrs Cranfrrd broke doAii '
After she recovered Mrs Cianfoid contin
ued "Sam, aflci mat, pulled me mound Hie
room. He said he wanted mv money nnd I
told him he could hnve anything In the 'nniss
just so he didn't kill mi children He opened
the trunk an I took out some Confederate
money. He then ran out of the. door 1
vvutehed him until he ras out of sight aud then
i went in and picked my bruised children .up
in mv arms nnd began to run to Alfred's
father's home, nearly a mile away."
7iro i iin.iiti:'s uisntrs.
'.'Neni'-tlid IV 1 1 1'niir Moi lea and Was Killed
r,.Neni-llld Cell live: Will ICi'i-orrr.
A llnieof elee'rieity Immthc slot of the Slth
avenue uuileigiuiind troboy road at West
Dioadway and Prince street so excited a
pedestuali 1 1st night that Im turned In a lire
alarm Ou their way to tho place the engines
passed through hulltvan stieet. Catherine
Pluto, 2 years old, leaned too fnr out of a
window on the tilth lloor of the tenement nt
HU Sullivan street to watch them and fell to
tlm street below Sim was Instantly killed.
Mary Smith. ,"i years old. was on the roof of
the flve-slory house nt fl2,"i West Fifty-third
street with her mother yestordny afternoon.
She fell over theodce to the court below. Her
fall wns broken by clotheslines nnd she escaped
with Internal Injuries She was removed to
Roosevelt Hospitul and will recover.
I.AItY SOPIIII'. SCOTT inSAI'VEARS.
Snld to Have IJunrrclled with llrr Husband
Ilrfore Leaving lliinie.
fpnial ltttle Dnualth to Tiir. Hrv
Lonpon, April 24. -Thn Dailtl .Vmi Is au
thority for tho statement that Lady Sophie
Scott, wlfo ot Sir Samuel II. Scott, M.
P has dtsappeareil from London In u
most strange manner it snvs thnt sho
drove from her rcsldonce, 7 Grosvenor
suiinre, on Monday last, ostensibly to go shop
ping. She dismissed her cnnlngo In Rond
street, nnd hns not since returned to her home.
As soon ns her absence wus noticed Sir Samuel
telegraphed Inquiries to frlonds throughout tho
country, thinking that his wlfo hail gone to
visit somo ot them. He obtnlued no Infor
mation, however, as to Lady Sophie's where
abouts It Is understood thnt a messago hns slnco
been received fiom her Imlyshlp. from which
It appeals that in conscquonco ot a tiff
sho hns decided to part from hor husband
Lady Sophie Is tho youngest daughter of
F.nrl Cadogan, Lord-Lloutcnnnt of Iroland,
who learned of the affair Inst weok, whllo
In his official capacity he was entertain
ing tho Dukn and Duchess ot York at Dublin
Castle. SlrSamuollsa member of the Scolt
banking family and is enormously wealthy.
Ho married Lady Sophln In lssul. Several
members ot tlio royal family attended tho
wedding.
1IIOS H'AXT.S lO ATTACK I'll.lVIXOS.
Spnnlsli Oenrinl to Ask l'eimUston to Go
to the Ilellrr of the Garrison at llalrr.
Special Cable. Detiateh to The Hex.
Madrid, April 23. Tho Cablnot has decided
to nuthorlzo Gen. Rlos, tho commanding
Spanish General In tho Philippines, to
nsk pormlsslon of Gen. Otis, the Ameri
can commander, to send a Spanish force
to rescue tho Spanish garrison which Is
beleaguered nt Baler, near which plnco Lieut.
Glllmoro nnd fourteen other Amcrlcnns are
supposed to havo been cither killed or cap
tured by the Insurgents.
I'l.lllTATIOX SIOVI'Elt IIY A HVI.I.ET,
It Pnssed Through Stableboy's Hand, but
lie Doesn't Know Who Mint II tin.
William McAlenr, n stnbleboy, 17 years old,
living at 44.'l Second avenue, was walking
through Last Twenty-seventh street ut H
o'clock last night, when ho noticed n pretty
German girl standi' 01 front of a bakery at
410. The German girl smiled sweetly and Mc
Alcer gallantly doffed his hat. The girl smiled
again, and McAloor wulked up lo her nnd
opened 11 conversation As the gill couldn't
talk F.ngllshnnd he couldn't speak German, tho
conversation was not ot the rapid-lire order,
hut hand squeezes byMcAleerniid languishing
glances from the Germun girl's eves kept
things Interesting for both
After five, minutes of this sort of thing Me
Aleer released the girl's hand long enough to
tnke out his handkerchief As Im was raising
thu handkerchief to his faco he heard a sharp
reiort and folt a stinging sensation in his left
hand The German girl seteamed and tan
away. McAluer examined his hand bythe light
of u nenrby street lamp and discovered that a
bullet had passed clear through it
Ho looked around to see who had II red the
shot, hut thero was nobody In sight Lven tho
German gill bnd disappeared So the young
man walked to Rellcvue Hospital and had his
Injury attended to Ho told the doctois that
lie had no Idea who had shot him. but supposed
It was some admirer of the girl, who objected
to his attentions to her He snld hu was going
to coulli.u his lllrtlnc to girls ho knew In
future.
SI'llVIItE MAY HE lMfEACIIEIK
".yraiiise (Tilens Indignant That Their
Mayor Should Appiovi- of Mob Kllle.
Sikvcuse. April 2.'!. Popular Indignation
against Mayor James K. McGuIro for his
course In approving of tho riots on I'rlduy
night, during which the tails of the Rapid
Transit Street Railway Company In Rutternut
street were ripi ed up nnd Its ears demolished
by a mob. police protection being refused the
com piny, has led to talk of an effort on the part
of prominent cltloiis to socurohis impeach
ment. It Is said that fttstn In connection with
tho ense will be presented to Gov. Roosevelt at
once and netjon urged Tho Mayor hns bo
"omo frightened at this talk and has forbid
any further destruction of the Rapid Transit
Compnny'6 property He is a candidate for re
election nnd the locality where tlm riots oc
curred 011 Friday night way a Meulre strong
hold two yours ago The Rapid 1 ransit ( om
pany will bring suit ng-ilnst ihe city for dam
ages tor property destroyed by tho mob
T1 ,,otlnc was the theme of several city
. Jo-day. who were united In conlemn
rnstors t urge (t) moi, ,.,., Irrespective of
-i.w the rnllioad company wns right or
wiietiier ,e 1,1,150,. course Is nNo unanl
w,r"ml.'ndemned in Interviews with nearly
all tho leml1"1"' business men of the city
iii:svrt: citi:n mtoirxEo.
hcronil Mate and Thrre snilors Lost Idle
Saving a Quaiaiitliie Hunt.
New Oiii.eans. April 211 -Tlm second mala
and three snilors of the llrltlsh steamship
yueunsmoro woro lost off Ship Island during
Saturday's storm, while seeking to snvo tho
sallbont belonging to the I'nlted States quar
antine station on Ship Island. Thu bout was
In danger of being lost when the second mate
of the Uueonsmoie. with the tlireo sullois.
went to her relief They rescued thu sailboat
and were bringing her In when she wns blown
over nnd her rescue crew diuwncd
llohsou's Popularity hi Hong Kong.
Sr.VTTLn, Wash., April 2.'l. Lieut Hobson
Is very prominent in Hong Kong society, ae
cording to late Hong Kong imperii One of
the largest affairs of tho season was given Iain
In March undei his patronage it was an
elaborate entertainment, illustrating Hobson's
efforts against the Spaniards on the Cuban
coast. The fcntuies ot the performance wero
the bombardment of the Spnnlsli foils, the
sinking ol the Mcrrimnc, Lb ut Hobson's
escape, the meeting of tlm rival squadrons and
tlindestruction of the Spanish licet off Santiago
harbor
The audience, la'ccly 1 nclish. giew very en
thusiastic and tendeicd Lieut Hobson a gre.it
ovation Some wag caused a placard to b
posted which read- " No unauthorized kissing
Is permitted "
'lhrre ot it naming Part) Killed.
Rviuiioo, Wis. April 2H -Wlnlna parlv of
four young people weio walking on tint Chi
ca.'ootiil Noilhwnstcrn road, reriirning hoiim
fioniad.iii'o at 2 o'clock this morning, tlmy
weio mn down by the fast mail and thice weie
killed. The dead are' Ren Tubbs, I'.lroy ,
Kitty Mnrshdl. Valley, Verimn county. Wis,
und Nellie Welch, Mcin'otii, i Frank Hon
old of llai.iho 1 bud a leg broken Donald was
thrown onto the pilot of the engine and canlcd
to Ilaiaboi..
VAuIci Ovel MIiotlipi Levee.
New Om kas. April 2,'l The high water i
already beginning to make itself felt in thu
prairie levee distrht south of Now Orleans. In
formation was received hern to-day that the
Mississippi wns running fieclv overtlm levee
In front of the Tiiboiiey plantation. Il'ty-llvo
miles below New Orleans A lot of lumber and
other materials won, sent there
The United Slates engiiieeis think that very
little enn Is' done there to stopthe water run
ning over the levees, but say that it will do
comparatively little damage.
Iloee Months for Annoying Miss Gould,
Michael llynu, homeless, who was anested
Satunlay night ns a vagrant while ringing the
bell of Miss Helen M Gould's house on Filth
avenue, was committed to the Workhouse for
three months by MaglstratnCraue In thu N.ork
vlllo Police Couit yesterday.
Itrooklyu Kirmpt ns I'sual,
There weie 10 excise nrrests in tho city of
New York yestordny, divided as folio? s: Man
hattan. 1U; 11 rem x, 2; Queens, 1. Xi srrests in
Brooklyn. I
I
WHITNEY'S SECOND HOAT FN H
SIATi: MA T.SOX A XI) EOVllTEEX SIEX ,'M
ItEACII UT. AVOVSTIXi:. 3B
'H
Sent nek llrokn on I'lldny Afternoon nnsl 'iJH
Couldn't He Ui-pnired All the Crew Left llH
on Two Hunts Cupt. Ilnwlliorne's Host ''H
boon Lost .Sight Ot In the Darkness. H
St, Augustine, Fin.. April L':i.-A boat in 'iH
charge of First Mate M. 11 Mntson of the nban- tlftl
doned steamer General Whitney and contain- "lH
lug Matson, Third Lnglucer D Jackson, Car- 'fll
pouter G. L. Olson, Quartermaster N. Lnrsen. XH
Charles Andy, Thomas Cuvauiiiigh. Pat O'Ncil, rll
11. Kemper, Fireman Henry Lovvls, Oiler Tat i'sH
Hollow, Coal Passer Louis F Cook, Chief Cook 'll
.lames Dnvis. Second Cook Georgo L. Cook. ,'H
Head Porter John Nelson and I'd Seablom. ..H
sailors, was sighted off this coast this mornlnc t'H
by Coast Pilot Edward Allen, who went to the ijl
boat's assistance and brought tho shipwrecked (H
men safely Into port at noon to-day. JH
Mnto Mntson snvs that just nfter the 3 P. M. 'iiHI
observation 011 Friday 11 break of the scacook H
was reported. Tho pumps wcro sot at work, -i
but tho water gained so fast that it filled the "H
coal bunkers and choked the pumps. The riH
crew was then set to balling. Thoy worked .'Jft'
without avail, tho engine room becoming flood- 'H
cd nnd tires extinguished. 'IH
Tho ship lay at tho inoruy ot tho high-rolling lH
but not ilnngmous sen. At 5:30 o'clock the H
ship scttlod to tho upper deck, when Capt. B
Hawthorne ordered tho boats out. Thoy were B
nmply provisioned, nnd at 0:1)0 o'clock on Frl- 'Hl
day tho Captain's boat with sixteen ot tho craw -:1H
left thu ship. Mnto Matson's boat loavlng )JB
shortly aftor. Tho boat's crow experienced OH
groat difficulty lu leaving the settling ship. 'H
Mate Matson took observations nnd decided itl
to make forSt. Augustine. Ho lost sight ot the IH
Captain's boat shortly aftor leaving the ship. 'jH
and. until told of the drowning of Capt. Haw- h iH
thorno and others ot the crow off Now Smyrna. '-B'
was ignorant of Its whereabouts. Engineer -iliVAYjr
Jackson said tho construction outsldoot the cl
condenser pipe was such as to provont any fBBBB
shutting off of tho leak by thn Inside valve. VAVfl
The engineers and firemen worked In water 'aVaW
nock deep trying to stop the leak. Tho sailors H
hung a sail ovor tho outsldo leak. 'jHH
Capt. Hawthorne's bont contained S, F. 'jVaBl
Philips, second officer: J. Larson, quartor- ''SAll
master, brothor of N. Lnrsen : V- M. Tltcomb, IVaVa
chief engineer; O (', Townsend. first, and L. ''iVAVX
Lnnsdalo, second assistant engineers ; 11. Bulll- owAH
vnn, oiler: T Rornsllnger and Mike Conroy. jBBBBB
firemen; P. Rums, coal passer: '. Sovenson. 'IbVAVJ
J O. Rrown. Charles Olson ; Fred Arcols, stow- -
ard; W, Leo, uiessman. all of New York, 'iVAvJ
and Ernest Lindmnn, James Mills und John tlVAVjl
Shripple. sallois. of Now Orleans. 'VAYJI
Tho ship's papers wure In thn Captain's boat. ' iVAU
Matson's men saved only the clothes thoy 'tVAS
wore. All tho offlccis and crew arc now ats ''BBBn
counted for H
New Orleans, April -'.i.- Thu steamer Gen- 'VAn
oral Whitney, loportcd lost off Capo Canaveral iaVAUl
vv It li her Captain. J W. Hawthorne, sailed from llYASI
Now Orleans to Now ork on April 18. She tiwAYJI
carried a miscellaneous cargo of 1.000 tons, -"eVAYJI
Including 1,730 bales ot cotton, 187 balos wood, '-BYAh
2.510 sacks coffee mutts. (I.H21 bars lead, 035 HYflB
barrels vvlno. 0,000 boxes canned goods, 2.500
boxes dried fruit and other California vVAUl
produce, worth about $200,000. H
Tho General Whitnuy left heie in oxcellent 'VAVfl
condition, Capt, Joseph W. Hawthorne was tt 'Aw;
native of Maine Ho ontercd tho Morgan ser- H'
vlcoin 1K55 whon it was known as tho Red 'nH
line. During thu war he went back homo and Van
served lu tho Union Nuvy. As soon as the hos- BHI
tilitles ended ho resumed his old place. and LVAh
wns nt dlfforent times In command of tho Al- 'JVM
glors. Excelsior, El Dorado, El Monte, El Mar. .JYJvJI
El Sud, IM Norte, ami I'd Cid. which wns sold BjYfll
to tho Brazilian Government and becamo the iffSvjV
dynamlto cruiser Nichteroy, and during the rLvBYJ
recent war was sold back to the United States 'BjVjV
Government. He wus also on El Sol, nnd when ' (IjwaVJ
tho Gonornl Whitney was nddud to the lino he -
was placed in charge. Ho was a man ot means, pBVJH
having accumulated a handsome competence 'JpjVJVj
during his long years ot service. Ho bad made ,,HBBfl
ovor 3(h) voyagus between New Orleans and BVJVjl
New ork. VJVSai
k tss.ts ric.nis wr.srr.ux uxiox. .sVjTsW
Trying to enforce liflren-Crnt IKittr fnr BBBJj
Ten-Word Messages. jVJvSfl
Tori.KA, Kan., April 23. Tlm wnr started by '
the business men ot Topcka a few days ago ''iVaV
against tlio Western Union Telegraph Com- '-
puny promises to reach all sections ot
tho State. Two bundled damago suits -
weio fllud here, and yesterday slml- 'jVAb
lar suits were commenced In a dozen '
counties. Tho law passed by the spocial SBBJ
session of the Populist Legislature In Decern- ,
bei fixed tlm maximum charge for n ten-word -I
message, within thn Mate at 15 cvntb. The -
telegraph company Is contesting thu law.
Any elticn mny Btart a dnmngo suit against '
thu telegraph company Ho may wrltoout one BBl
or moro messages, offer them nt 15 cents ench, ItVBE
and upon refusal by tlm operator sun tho com- vSBB
imiiy for damages It Is believed thnt a Hood 'SBBi
of these suits will he stnrted during the next
week Tho Western Union Company will close ',
many offices lu Kansas as a retaliatory measure. JviVJl
i. o. a aso sitoitr, oi.tt asi XEir. BB
SlT-1'nnt Wile Limes Tlirre-root lliishnnd YJVjVjfI
I'lft) Years lletwicn llride and Gloom. IBjVjVjjj
Chailes McNamara. who is Utile more than tflVjVJE
tluce feet tall, and his wife, who Is neurly six vVjYAbb
feet, lauded at tho Rargu Offlcu several days ago 'J
fiom the stunmship Ethiopia, They stopped nt 'JYJaVj
Smith A McNeil's Hotel. Ou Saturday tho dwarf BYH
rilsapptarcd while Mrs. McNamniuwns away
fiom the hotel making arrangements to go to
Boston. She repotted her husbands dlsap- ''SBI
pcirancii at the Barge Olllcn yesterday. ,
Ole Hciidrlek.scn, 70 years old, a fanner of .SjVJVJVJ
Minnesota, who came hero from Sweden thll- VjVjVJF
ly years ago, decided to go hack to his native -JVJ1'
laud about six months ago and llnd a Swedish
wife. He became acquainted with a good- VJVJVJ-:
looking woman of 20. and, nfter 11 court- tVjVH.
ship of three nionths.hu married her Thoy iPSVBi
nriived ou satiliilay on tho steamship aud '
landed yesterdnv.it the ll.irgu Office Tho old :
mail Is straight and sturdy looking He and 9JaVJal
his wife declared in unison that they were
quite satisllcd with each other. '(
mir.i) ritoM man nisi nun.
I nldruiltird Man Finds Drath in the liar- dVjYjBVJ
lem-llls Hndy Not Hrcotered. 'iVjVjVjft
A man about 3.1 ye.us old committed suicide 'JLvjYjVJ
yesterday by jumping off High llildgn Into the lpjVjVJa
Ilailem lllvei Michael Polly, 7 years old, ot (IhYJ
471 Riisjk avenue, who wus wnlklug across HkpJ
tlm bridge, when ne ir the ccntiu saw loin, ' sVjVjVJ
about forty feet ahead, cllmh quickly on the '
south parapet wall, balance himself for a inn- jVjSVJ
nieiit. and then dive headforemost into the .
river, a distance of rjofeet PjjvVJ
Mounted Policeman John M. Mclvnr. who .jVjj
vvnsoii the S dvvny, saw the man strike Ihe JJ
water Ho sank, but rose to the surface fen
feet away Thu policeman noticed that tho
mans lace was coveied with blood when he
came up. He threw up his hands aud sank
again our of sight. ... ' jVjVjI
Nune boys put out In rowhonU to try nnd
recover the body They found the man's hat. ' !
but It I nm no marks of idciitillcatiou, aud the
h niv wm not 1 1 covered.
rour.sT rnti: at inaiii..tn rn.i.s.
,1, I'li'ipont Moignu's oiintr) Itesldpnie
.Narrowly Lseapes DiMruHinu. '
Iltoiu.tMi Fails, N l . April 23 Alarming
foiPst tlius aie itiging in this neighborhood
The country residence of . I Pierisuit Morcaa
narrow Iv escaped destruction this nioming u
account ol a lire which stalled along the rail- BjVH
road track and quickly cimiiiiiicatod with
drv leaves and dead nees Several citizen
. assisted 111 quenching ihe lire just in time to
I snvo Mr. Morgans valuable proimrt). a big J
I Urn is now raging on tho side of Raid Rock HH
I Mountain, and many citleus have gone tn the JWI
rescue ot adjoining pioperly The pie-ent tlrt pU
is on the propoity of tho Hon John Rlgulor, IftjVH
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