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Spanish Warships Re
ported Coming
Seen Off the African Coast By
A tierman Vessel Today
Gibraltar June 17 Special The captain of the German steamer
Porta reports this morning that he passed abreast of Ceuta two Spanish
ironclads four large cruisers and four destroyers steaming east
A Madrid special says the members of the Spanish ministry declare
that they do not beleive the Tampa expedition to Cuba has left the
American coast as all movements of American ships are known to
The Cadiz Fleet Has Sailed
Washington June 17 Special The State Department has re
ceived a cablegram that the Cadiz squadron has sailed east It is sup
posed to be from Gibraltar
Who Said Spain Was Afraid
Madrid June 17 Special The Military and Naval officials ridi
cule the rumor contained in a dispatch that an American squadron will
be sent to harass the coast of Spain on the ground that it couldnt ob
tain coal and also because the forts are so jvell defended that no im
pression could be made -
Another Revolution in Hayti
Cape Ilayticn June 17 Special Another revolutionary uprising
in Port-au-Prince was quelled Wednesday after a fierce battle Two
were killed by the soldiers fire Many arrests followed
Will Vote on Hawaii Tomorrow
Washington June 7 Special Chairman Davis reported in the
senate the Hawaiian resolutions without amendment and gave notice
that he would call them up tomorrow
n I
They Were Unwilling to Serve on Yellow Fever Quarantine Lifted
Converted Steamers at Bay St Louis
Newport News June 17 Spe
cial The foreign firemen and
stokers on the Yale and Harvard
have been discharged the officers
considering it bad policy to force
them toitand by the terms of mer
cantile enlistment against their
wishes Their places will be taken
by men from NcW York Philadel
phia and Baltimore to day
ha A Heavy Rainfall
ior the twenty -tour nours pro
ceeding 7 oclock this morning the
rainfall as shown by Mr J M
Howes official irstrument was
226 inches Heavy and general
rains have fallen over Kentucky
and Tennessee The thermometer
yesterday ranged from 70 to 85 de
The Rainy Spell
The heavy downfall of rain con
tinuedyesterday afternoon last
Anight and this morning It has
tieen a ground soaker in all direc
tions and ought to be of inestimable
benefit to crops though it will acri
dly Interfere with wheat harvest
Colored Soldier Convicted
Tamp jiUm June 17 jmnQs
Johnson the colored soldier on trial
for the murder of Jacob Collins at
Lakeland has been convicted of
murder in the fecond degree and
sentenced to life imprisonment Mo
tion for a new trial wag squashed
Mirabel C WaJkTot yr
SRllley j tfauwtbfKth
Fannie Braham
v y til
Mobile Ala June 17 Special
The Mississippi authorities have
removed the yellow fever quaran
tine at Bay St Lpuis and it is be
lieved this willfsoonbe followed by
a general lifting of the quarantine
Because She Smashed His Jug of
Whisky to End His Spree
A horrible case of wife murder
occurred at Adams Tenn Wednes
day Isaac Winters a well-to-do
farmer 45 years of age has been
drunk for weeks and sent to
Springfield every day for whisky
For the last three days his wife
seized and destroyed his liquor as
soon as received When she broke
his iuc that morning he seized his
shotgun and emptied one barrel
into her side causing a fatal
wound A few shot injured one of
Winters children Winters fled
declaring his intention ot resisting
arrest An unconfirmed report has
it that his body has been found
hanging to a tree
You Giddy Old Rascal
Ilarrodsburfr Kv June 17
Capt Phil B Thompson aged seventy-eight
a hero of two wars and
distinguished criminal lawyer the
father of ex Congressman Little
Phil and present candidate for
CongrcssNKohn B Thompson was
married ycsVeftday to Mrs Allie
Davis a YidowWetl forty ftt her
j wctenqe Thecouple then left
lor Cincinnati on Hybridal trip
Afternoon and Evening Session
of the Ministers Meeting
Doctor Eaton Tells a Joke on Him
self Dr Andersons Meeting f
When we closed odr account of the
ministers meeting yesterday Dr J
S Coleman had just finished his
able address on the Mourners
bench in protracted meetings lie
TTtre Daitu Entnthiaa
TOL 1 NOi 4A
The Subject of This Mornings
Chief Discussion
finny of the Ministers Take Part
in it
The Ministers meeting was call
ed to order by the moderator at 9 a
m this morning
Prayer by Rev B P Swindler
We notice a large increase in at-
was closely followed by Dr T Tr tendance and see many faces of dis
Eaton the able editor of the West- tinguished ministers of Kentucky
ern Recorder and popular pastor of
Walnut Street Church Louisville
Then came Rev W D Nowlin
Rev W H Smith Rev J U Spur
lin and Rev I W Bruner u
These speakers all contended
that the mourners bench orj
anxious seat should not be al
lowed to disappear Dr Coleman
the Lion of the tribe ofJudah
made the striking statement that
during his ministry in Kentucky he
has been intrumental in converting
12000 souls of these 10000 joined
the Baptist churches an15000 were
baptized by his hands He held
that of these souls the large ma
jority were con verted from the anx
ious seat Onespeaker said My
objection to the mourners bench
is not to the bench butto the mourn
ing Another said The anx
ious seat is like a recitation seat in
school It is a place of instruction
and all should be made to approach
After Nearer My God to Thee
Rev I N Strother of Cadiz led
the body in prayer
The minutes of yesterdays meet
ing were then read by the secreta
ry Rev I P Trotter Bardstown
and were corrected by various mem
bers of the body
Rev J A Bernett of Pairview
moved that the order requiring
the clerk to report essays and
speecheb of brothers be rescinded
Mr Bernett made a strong speech
in faor of his motion Dr J S
Coleman albo supported the motion
The motion prevailed without op
Rev C G Jones of Covington
Vho will preach the General Asso
ciation sermon moved that a spec
ial prayer be offered for Rev R E
Kirtley who is ill and sinking
rapidly The moderator asked
that Rev Wm Gregston of Little
River Association be included in
Jfr7MPWgft Wr1l
atr r J www y nA
Prof J J Rucker thes capable
professor of mathematics in George
town College asked all minister
who invite to the mourners bench
to rise All rose but two Dr
Eaton then asked thosewho do not
to tell why
Rev J M Fowler arose and
said There is a great deal i
foolishness about thatmourncr
bench anyway if
Rev Francis V Taylor tlun
arose and made a spirited talk
He said None of you ever invite
to the mourners bench I hae
heard you preach I never heard
one of you use such a term I invite
people to come forward for prayer
so do you The anxious seat is not
a necessity but is useful if the mat
ter be not carried to excess
Rev W L Jones then urged that
no iron bound rule must be laid
Rev W J Couch said the first
mourners bench was at Pentncost
the second when the Ihilippian
jailer fell down before Paul and
Silas and said What Must I do to
be saved
Dr Morrill Talks on Husic
Dr G L Morrill of OwenBboro
was next introduced to the body
and delivered aiaddress ttjginuaic
Thisaddress althougljfcxtmpora
neous was so sparkliiigf andyersa
tile that it was almost impossible
to get it all
In part he said
this prayer Dr A C Davidson
President of Georgetown College
led the prayer
The first subject of the morning
How to conduct aprayermeeting
was thenynnnounccd and Rev C G
Jones of Covington spoke in a sim
ple easy but very practical man
ner on this subject Mr Jones ex
plained henva prayer meeting is
conducted in tus own church He
does not believe too many should
take part He does not believe in
requiring always that prayers
should be short He has a few
prayers and songs speaking
twenty minutes himself and dis
missing the meeting
He was followed by Rev J T
Christian who wrote some of the
strongest of the articles on the
Whittsitt matter which appeared
in the Recorder He said that a
prayer meeting is not simply a talk
ing meeting it is not a regular
preaching service Mr Christian
then spoke of various practical
methods employed in his church
Jif Sr
Rev J O Rust
introduced to the
body as a warm
personal friend of
his own Dr II C
Rosamond of Ark
ansas Dr Rosai
mond spoke at
length on the con-
rrv J o uust duct of a prayer
Rev W L Jones of Paducali
led In the general discuwlon and
Governors of the Philip
Insurgents Have Taken 3009
Spanish Prisoners
New York June 17 Special A Journal Hong Kong dispatch
says 1000 insurgents attacked 2000 Spaniards at Manila inflicting
heavy losses and almost forcing an entrance to the city Insurgents
and Americans now completely surround Manila Foreign residents
have lied to ships A Spanish spy attempted to poison Aguinaldo
Augusti is reported to be willing to surrender to the Americans if
they will see that the insurgents do not set fire to the city and kill the
Spaniards after the capture In two weeks the insurgents will have
taken 3000 prisoners including 2000 regulars The large garrison at
Cavite has surrendered giving the insurgents command of the entire
shore of the bay The Governors of the Provinces of Cavite Balucau
and Bataon have been captured
Cuban Gen Diaz Wins a Victory
Key West June 17 Special Messengers from Gen Diaz now
in Pinar del Rio were received yesterday with dispatches for Gen
Miles They reported 1600 Spanish forces cavalry and infantry con
centrated between Bahia Honda and Mariel and Gen Diaz complete
master of the interior They also report that Gen Diazs forces ran in
to an ahibushJune 9 but routed the Spaniardsrwho lost a captian and
90 men killed and wounded includiug the commander Col Barbos The
insurgents captured 400 rifles Diaz only needs gun to sweep up to
the walls of Havana
Not Iters to Sell Now
London June 17 Special The News has a Gibraltar special
saying it is rumored there that Spain has sold the Philippines to Ger
many which accounts for the German squadrons going there
was followed by Dr T T Eaton
Dr J S Coleman Prof A T Rob
ertson of the chair of New Testa
ment Greek in the Seminary Rev
G W Riley Prof E Harrison
Rev I W Bruner and Rev E II
Dr Eaton asked that the follow
ing distinguished brethren should
be recognized Dr I T Tichenor
Atlanta Ga Corresponding Secre
tary of the Home Mission Board
and Dr J M Frost Nashville
Tenn Corresponding Secretary of
the Sunday School Board
The report of committee on Old
est and Youngest Ministers was
offered Rev A W Meacham was
reported to have been an ordained
minister fifty seven years last May
Rev Layton Maddox was reported
to have been ordained since last
December Report was adopted
without discussion
Rev J N Hrestridge read a
message from Rev Fred Hale of
Owcnsboro explaining his enforced
absence and stating that he had in
his possession Dr Hales paper on
Exegesis of Colossians
Hymn Fount of Every Blessing
was sung
The moderator then announced
the next subject How may pas
tors evangelize the country contig
uous to them Rev I W Bruner
Sulphur Ky came forward and
read an excellent essay on this sub
Rev C M Thompson Louisville
who was selected to speak on this
topic did not present a paper but
after claiming that he had not been
notified spoke pointedly to the sub
ject He said in part the pastor
must work must feel his responsi
bility The two needs before us
are these 1st See sin as sin see
it everywhere constantly 2mlFecd
that God 1ms selected us to save the
souls of men from their sinu
At this point Rev A U Booue
Clavkisville Tenu Rev W t C
Cle eland Nashville Tenn Rev
A J Ramsey Nashville Tenn
were recognized by the Moderator
and invited to seats in the body
Under general discussion of the
last subject Dr I T Tichenor made
a highly interesting talk This
venerable divine has held the Scc
letaryship of the Home Mission
Board since 1SS1 and has clone a
great work He is one of the best
known and most loved ministers
among Southern Baptists and has
been very intimately connected with
the cause of Missions in poor af
flicted Cuba
This subject was further dis
cussed by Rev C F Thompson
After recognition by the moder
ator of several colored ministers vis
iting the body the subject Evi
dences of the Indwelling of the Holy
Spirit was announced Dr W
II Felix Lexington read a line
paper on this subject The Doctor
first read many passages of Scrip
ture in which the indwelling of the
Holy Spirit is mentioned
Announcements were then made
and the body adjourned with prayer
by Rev John Spurlin The after
noon session began at 2 oclock and
was in progress when our forms
were closed
Deny the Charge of Mutilation
Madrid June 17 -Special
The government has issued an
indignant denial that Spaniards
mutilated the bodies of dead Ameri
cans at Caimanera They claim
that the bodies were torn to
pieces by Mauser riile balls fired at
short range
Big Failure in Rubber
Cambridge Mass June 17-
Special The Boston Woven
Hose Rubber Co assigned yester j
day Liabilities t0O0K
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