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CAMARA'S FLEET COULD REACH HOME No Open Move for the Purpose of Negotiating Peace Has Yet Begun—The Powers Reported to Be Debating the Situation—Evidence That the Spanish Cabinet Is Di vided—The Throne Said to Be in Danger and the Country in the First Stages of Revolution—Effort to Secure the Expulsion of Don Carlos From Belgium. WASHINGTON, July 9.—There is the strongest disposition on the part of the strategists to regard unfavorably the proposition said to be under consideration at Madrid looking to an armistice of ten days in order to consider terms of peace. They believe that the United States has everything to lose and nothing to gain by accepting such a propo sition. During that time Admiral Camara's squadron might find safe lodgment in some strongly fortified coast town like Ferrol and thus elude Watson's pursuit. History shows that the directors of success ful armies are always averse to ceasing military operations until un conditional capitulation is achieved, and that it requires the strong hand of diplomacy to bring about the short pause before the final con summation of peace necessary to reach a common understanding. Belief that the peace movement will be inaugurated continues strong, but the definite announcement is made that no such movement has taken form thus far. The state department today stated that no peace overtures, direct or indirect, official or unofficial, had been sub mitted to the government. Similar statements came from authorized sources from the English, French, German and other embassies and legations. Denial That Formal Overtures Have Been Made. LONDON, July 9.—Although peace rumors are numerous and there is a general feeling that Spain may sue for peace, nothing definite on the subject is known in competent quarters. Both the officials of the United States embassy and the British foreign office say the situa tion is the same as yesterday, and at the foreign office it is declared that there is absolutely no truth in the story printed this morning to the effect thai Spain has made formal overtures for peace with the United States through Sir Henry Drummond-Wolff, the British am bassador at Madrid, and they ridicule the alleged concessions to Spain in the story referred to. MADRID, July 9.—The Home correspondent of the Iraparcial tele graphs that a ten days' armistice is coming, but adds that he thinks the powers, with the Vatican, are engineering the movement and con sidering the proper form which the armistice should assume.' iSrnor fcagasta. however, declared after the cabinet meeting that the rumors of an armistice are without foundation, and that the gov ernment is only dfkcu&sing means of prosecuting the war. Duke de liio, ui>on leaving the cabinet today, denied that peace negotiations had been opened, adding: "At the present moment we must talk only of war." It is the general impression that the cabinet is divided as to the peace question. According to the newspapers here the Spanish minister of foreign affairs declared that no European power is disposed to interfere in be half of peace, unless the belligerents make a request to that effect. A dispatch from Santiago announces that American reinforce ments arrived there and the Reina Mercedes was sunk in order to block the entrance to Santiago. Mutterings of Civil War In Spain. Copyrighted. 1898, by the Associated Press, F.EIJLIX, July 9. —Private advices from Madrid show that the dissatisfaction in the Spanish army and government circles with the dynasty and cabinet is greatly increasing, and is assuming threaten ing proportions. Carlism is spreading rapidly, particularly in the amy, and may cause a revolution. Strong pressure is bring brought to bear upon King Leopold of Belgium to expel Don Carlos from his kingdom on the ground that the Spanish pretender is "an offensive foreigner." Koth Emperor William of Germany and Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria have joined in these representations, but thus far thev have been unavailing. SPANISH STEAMER ALFONSO XII. SUNK BY DARING AMERICANS. KF.Y WF~*T. F".a. July 9.—i.:4> p m— , Th»-e ;» co« little douM that the Spanish j stteassT destroyed by the Ha* K. Pralrte I ar; ! Casti o at Mirielooe Wednesday night TV.IS the transatlantic liner Alfonso XII. of nearly € W tor.s. Although the American ships were un able to approach ci «• enough to clearly establish her tientlty >n amount of th# br;*k fire from % + sh-To batteries, h'r appearand ccrreaponde-1 almost exactly with the tie* given of the Alfonso XII. as given In U '.vdi T' e de«tr\ii V, -n «'* the ?par: , .ar.i was a daring piece of work. The credit doer 1 nflt all be. r.g to th * I'ralrie, wh(«e b;g j g* r."ai;v en >ro; i**t-d the Spaniard's | r mt. 4-v.I Soft her a ma* of bJaa.T.* wre a a.-c or. tie be--h. The work of the little | i converted ya«rht Hawk *ai heroic to a j j dun*, It waa sbe wUa ftni j No Open Move for Peace Yet Begun. Madrid Cabinet Is Divided. j the en* my and at one# gave cha*e, run j n\r,g ba k at a. distance, when the Span > Ur.l dr*w under the M&nel batteries and to two Spanish guntvats lying in the harbor. Refor» se» kirte aid, however, the Hawk S wered a small ho at, manned by Ensign Sehofleld and a crew of six. In the bright light of the tropical they pulled boldly tt* within a ship's length of the Spaniard, aftrr she had gone aground, their mt»<ion bring to learn her nam*. From the time thry left th* Hawk until their return thr small boat and her rrew were mad* a brilliant target for th» ene my and an Incessant fir* was directed at | them. II wfver, they drew closer and closer. Shots were .tying 1 around them, but | nona stru.k them asi they were fvnt;il- Ily compelled to return to »he»r ships with* gat taTla* ■ccom»iUhe4 tattr &usioa» fill 808 EVMIS IUT K OUT OF 11. Battleship lowa Injured in the fight With Cervera. WILL HAVE TO BE DOCKED. rrskakUltr That Soaae Other War Teasel WUI Be Seat With the ■asters Sfaairss-Watsoa Daaa Wat Seed Additional Ships ta Or der ta Aaathllata Cssaara ' Fleet Arrives at Part l|aldaa Ita Betara WASHINGTON, July 9.—Naval officials feel that another change may have to be tnade In the make-up of the Eastern squadron, which Is to strike a blow against the Spanish coast, as the battleship lowa suffered some hard knocks in the recent naval battle with Cervera's squadron, and It may be necessary to substitute one of the other battleships during the repairs on the lowa. No decision on ths subject has been reached thus far, as the department hi* not received the report showing tho exact condition of our ships after the bat tle. The Associated Press Interview with Capt. Robley Evans, of the lowa, leads naval experts to believe that the lowa will require considerable overhauling before she is ready for a trip across the ocean. According to Capt. Evans* story the lowa was struck twice and one shell exploded, while ths other is Imbedded, unexploded, near the water line of the ship, This last shot may prove troublesome. From the light manner in which Capt. Evans speaks of the damage it is not regarded as very serious by the offlcials, yet it is probably snough to keep the Icwa from accom panying the Eastern squadron to the coast of Spain. A decision as to whether she will be withdrawn will not be made until the report is received on ths condition of the ship. Either the Massachusetts or the Indiana will be substituted for the lowa, if it is found necessary to make a change. Either of them Is as formidable as the lowa. Their four large guns are of the 13-inch type, while those of the lowa are 12-inch. In oth»r respects their batteries are similar to ths lowa. They are com monly regarded as rather better sea-going ships than ths lowa. The department has not decided to in crease the number of Watson's ships, as has been reported, as It is felt that ths Hat snnounced yesterday Is quits ample to take cars of Admiral Camera's squadron, now returning hastily to protect the coast of Spain. Camera's only armored ships are the Pelayo and Carlos V., the former of 9,900 and the latter of 9,000 tons. They are outranked In every point by the ships of the American squadron, armor, armament, speed, size and number of guns, and gen eral effectiveness. Admiral Bunce sent the welcome news to the navy department today that the repairs being made on the dock at the Brooklyn navy yards had been completed. It is ex pected that the battleship lowa can be docked within the next three weeks, and the damage she sufTef-ed during the engage ment with Cervera's fleet repaired. Csnsra Satis for Cartagena. PORT SAID, July 9.—Six vessels belong ing to the fleet of Admiral Camara arrived here today from Sues on their way back to Spain. At sp. m. today the warships, colliers and troop ships sailed for Carta gena. Destroyers Reach Messina. MRS3INA, Sicily, July 9.—Th« Spanish torpedo boat destroyers Audax, Prosperlna and Osada, belonging to Admiral Camara's squadron, have arrived hero from Port Said, on their way back to Spain. HOXOR9 FOR SCHLEf AM) SAMPSOS. Both Will Re Promoted When an Official Report Is Reeelved. WASHINGTON, July S>.~The president has determined to promote Acting Admiral Sampson and Commodore Schley, In recog nition of their services In the destruction of the Spanish naval fleet !n American waters, but is undecided as to the extent of promotion. Although Admiral Sampson outranks Commodore Bofcley in command of the naval forces In Cuban water*, he is subordinate to that officer by two numbers tn the r.aval register. Commodore Schley stand No. S In the list of commodon*, and Sampson stands No. 10. having been pro motel to that grade within the past week Commodore Watson. a!so on duty with the fleet at Santiago, is senior to both of the others, standing No. «in his grade. Wh<*n an official report is received, a decision will be reached as to the extent of the promo tion to be made. Admiral <*«mpaon Marm niiinrn. MADRID. July 9—lt J» r»;that ?h<> Bj.ar.Uh government ha* reeved a dis patch from Oapt. Ofr>. Plane© announcing that Rear Admiral Sampaon has sent hits a telegraphic dispatch summoning the Spanish commander to order ?h» evacua tion of Cuba within forty -eight hours and announcing that otherwise the Am«tli"aa» will bombard all the fort# Sri Cub# Mar* ParaMtera WASIfTNOTON. July » -Paymaster <>ner»l Stanton, of the army, ha* w >Tn« n»nM to Sarrs'ary of Aig< r the appointment of twrry-Bre a.sdi:*->*>*: p»r* master* for the army ■ervfc*. There ara row on the roils wtfrty paymasters In the volunteer ar.d twenty-ftva in the reg ular army, hut this runjfewr Is lot a* vork to fc«a* _ . ■HUH SIIIDEI THE ONLY TERMS OFFiI President McKinley Gives Shat- ter Plain Instructions. SPANISH AEMY MUST NOT GET AWAY Linares' Offer to March Out of the City, Leaving Ameri cans in Possession, Meets With a Flat Refusal—Un less the Enemy Gives Up by Noon Today the Bom bardment Will Begin—Our Troops in Fine Condition to Overwhelm the Intrenchments—Another Twenty four Hours They Will Be Undisputed Conquerors. Special Dispatch to the I^t-Intelligencer. NEW YORK. July O.—A special from Washington says: The president at a late hour tonight positively refused to allow Gen. Shaf ter, commanding before Santiago, to accept anything but au uncondi tional surrender from Gen. Linares. If the latter does not accede to Gen. Shatter's demands before noon Sunday it is believed Santiago wiU be in the hands of Americans by sunset AIARKHAM. Both Sides Lined Up for Battle. WASHINGTON, July o.—The great battle expected today did not tak.? place, although the time limit expired at noon, with the forces on both sides at Santiago lined up for battle. The reason was that the Spanish commander, who had been in correspondence by telegraph with his home government, was seeking to make terms with Gen. Shafter by which he might save his anuy from capture. He was willing to give up Santiago without resistance, if allowed to retreat with all of his men and arms across the island, but this idea was not entertained for a momeut by our government* Surrender Means an Early Peace. On the contrary, every effort will be put forth to seal up all ave nues of escape from Santiago and to compel the final surrender of the Spanish army. To have allowed it to make its way unmolested into the interor would have amounted simply to reinforcements of the garrison of Havana by these thousands of trained soldiers, who had proved their courage as worthy foemen in the fitting in the trenches. On the other hand, to compel their surrender, it is believed, would cer tainly produce an enormous moral effect, both in Havana and in Spain itself, and tend to the early conclusion of the war. Secretary Alger and Adjt. Gen. Corbin vere in quick communica tion with Gen. Shafter at Santiago during the day. These officials, however, decline positively to give out for publication any dispatches relating to the negotiations that are going on between Gen. Shafter and Gen. Linares, or to confirm any of the exciting rumors that were flying through the corridors all day. Shafter WiU Assume Control of the City. Nevertheless, it was evident from their manner that a crisis had been reached so far as Santiago was concerned, and that as matters stood at the close of the day there was no reason to l>e dissatisfied with the outlook, as it is known that Gen. Shafter has lost nothing by the armistice, his men are rested, the commissary has improved, the roads have been cleared, and his artillery is now almost completely placed in a most effective manner. None of these things existed at the begin ning of the armistice. On the other hand, the Spanish forces have largely diminished their slender stock of provisions and have steadily lost confidence. Everything Shatter reported to be in a most satisfactory condition, and fighting might be resumed at any time. If Hantiugo falls uuder the attack of (ien. Shaftcr, the general himself will assume command of Santiago, and retain that command as long a« he stayg in that vicinity, and until he is relieved by orders from Washington. It is not contemplated here to turn the captured communities over to the Cubans without very careful consideration of the conwquem-es involved, not only from the point of moral obligation upon the United Stated a* a civilized nation, but also from sound politcal considerations. The re ports that are reiterated as to the brutal attitude of the Cubans to ward the Spanish who surrendered near Santiago have canard a great deal of disquiet here, and it is believed that our military and naval com manders will lw» exjK-cted to see to it that the Cuban* are held to the strictest observance of the rules of civilized warfare under pain of be ing severely dealt with. The conference broke up shortly after midnight. Secretary Alger said there had been no reports of tiring or of action. "Hut," he added, "there ha* been s<»nie talk of surrender. X proposition ha* been made, which will not be considered, and things, I think, will goon about as they were intended/' "Do yon m»*an by that," he was ask<*d, "that the bombardment will be made at once?" "I cannot say definitely, but that is very probable,"' he replied. Spanish Officials Take Their Time. Copyrighted, by the Associated J'ress. IN FRONT OF BANTIAGO, July 9.—The Spanish authorities am taking time to consider the proposition of surrender. Cable operator*, at the request ~f the Spanish officials, have been allowed to enter Santiago, and The matter of the surrender of that city is m»w being considered with Madrid direct. The general feeling among American officers is that the surrender will be made. It has been proposed that a battalion of sliarpshooters be formed from eadb rt*fia(Stll hnttalion in the army. It in *ai«l that this bat talion will U* able to clear the region near the army of the p<>tiferou* | guerrillas, who from tree tops or other cover make many attempt* L« | aaaaasinate wounded men as thex ve bong carried to th« rfiar« Alger Expects a Fight Today* PRICE FIVE CENTS.