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We Are Ready For Bus
iness In Cuba
Gen Shatter Hunting a Laud
ing Place For the Army
Off Santiago Juue 21 Special The transports from Tampa
with Gen Shatters army arrived here at noon Monday Gen Shatter
is now discussing with Admiral Sampson the best landing place It
will be either ten miles above or below Santiago or at Guantanamo 49
The voyage from Tampa was uneventful There are a few cases of
measles and a dozen cases of typhoid fever among the troops The solr
diers are in high spirits
Bryans Troops in Tough Luck
Omaha June 21 Special Col W J Bryan and his battalion
are having a disagreeable time in camp They have no rations fuel
dishes or blankets and have been for several hours without water The
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buildings are desolate and weeds and grass abouud
This Bails the Troubles in Camp
Washington June 21 Special Col Bryans regiment of Nebras
ka volunteers will not go to the Philippines It has been assigned to
the Ninth army corps under Maj Gen Fitzhugh Lee at Jacksonville
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Those two grcnt nations understand each otlior better than they have
done since over a century ago they were separated by the blunders of a Brit
ish Chamberlains Speech
It is rumoredat the War Department that the President has been
notified of Shatters arrival at Santiago
Will Carry Soldiers to Cuba
Washington June 21 Special
The Yale and Harvard now at
Newport News will carry stores
and troops to Santiago
The officials of the Navy Depart
ment refuse to confirm the report
quoting Sampson as saying the
Merrimac does not effectually block
the harbor
A Schooner Ignoring the Blockade
Kingston Jamaica June 21
Special The British schooner
Nickerson Bailed for Manzanilln
last night cleared by Bergen and
Schuttmerchantsreported tobe act
ing forblancOj sJhc wd i car
of supplies iinlTprpvJBlonB
Nothing Heard From Manila
Washington June Special
Aljfer said this afternoon that no
word have been rfivd from the
expected arrival of the first Philip
pine expedition
IN CIRCUIT COURT
Bob Wall Sent Over the Rond for
18 Months
The bailbonds of Mack Reeves
and Dick Outlaw for 150 were
declared forfeited They were
charged with hog stealing
Bob Wall col charged with fe
loniously breaking into a store
house was tried and given a sen
tence of eighteen months in the
penitentiary
The indictment against Dearly
Shipp charging -forgery wawQdis
missed
The case now occupying the
courts attention is a unit for settle
ment between rank Watts and
II C Ilcrndon
An Old Mans Death
Mr Jwiac Wiggins one of the
oldest men In the county died a
few days ago at his home In the
Caatlebury neiafibprhood lie
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HOPKINSVILLE KT TUESDAY AFTEENOON JUNE 21 1898
FIFTY LOST
A Great Horror at llic Launch
ing of a Battleship
Three Hundred People Washed
Into the Thames River
By a Backwash
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iiciiu uy ngiuning sunuay at famo
Beach while in bathing A com
panion Cecil Robertson a young
man of this city was also struck b
the same bolt but he recovered
and now is all right
More Talk of Peace
London June 21 Special
The Pall Mall Gazettes Paris cor
respondent telegraphs that the
question of negotiating peace has
been the subject of correspondence
between the chancellors for the past
few days Important developments
are expected
Duffield to RclnfqrceShafter
Washington June 21 Special
Gen Duflields brigade ordered
from camp Alger to Newport
News and thence to Santiago con
sists of the Ninth Mass andThirty
third Michigan They will leae
Camp Alger to morrow night
Schooner Hay Have Been Lost
Kingston June 21 Special
Anxiety is felt over the schooner
ISureka which left Marant Point
over a week ago with dispatches
for Cuban leaders Slip in several
days overdue
The Stamps Will Not bo Ready
Washington June 31- Special
The special stamps for bank
checks and other papers required
under the war revenue bijl cannot
lie gotten ready by July 1 anci the
date of the laws enforcement will
probably have to be deferred
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London June 21 Special1
At the launching of the battleship
Albion atBlackwall a backwash
from the launching broke down the
staging of a platform filled with
spectators and 300 people were
thrown into the Thames river It
is believed that fiftv persons were
killed or drowned Hi
None of the victims are prominent
people ru
Thirty bodies have been recover
ed The total list of dead is un
known
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Tired of Blanco
Washington June 21 News has
been received of the attempted as
sassination of Capt Gen Blanco
in Havana A young volunteer of
the palace shot at Blanco as he
came out with a group of officers
His aim was bad but took effect in
the captain generals leg inflicting
a painful wound An officer who
attempted to rush upon the soldier
with his sword was stopped by the
volunteers who are reported to be
in a condition bordering on mutiny
They demand that Blanco be sup
planted by Weyler and even the
Automonists are either joining the
insurgents or leaving the island
Blanco is blamed by all elements
for the disasters to the Spanish
cause
Ordered the Zafiro to Leave
London June 21 Special
Hong Kong dispatch says the
American supply ship Zafiro an
chored in Chinese waters has been
compelled to leave by the Chinese
authorities They refused to allow
her the customary 24 hours or a
pound of coal or provisions The
order is believed to be due to repre
sentations of Spain
Was Bathing on Sunday
Jacksonville June 21 James F
Gatewood private secretary to Gen
Lee and a civilian was struck
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BAPTISTS GONE
The Association Closes Monday
Night at 10 OCIock
Hasty Wind Up and a General
Scramble of Delegates to
Catch Their Trains
Monday afternoon was devoted
llargely tomissions and temperance
rlhe temperance resolution intro
duced by Dr Kerfoot came up at 5
Oclock and caused a spirited dis
cussion The resolution was adopt
ed without much onnosition
viues ior putting a secretary in tne
held for all of his time at a salary
A collection was taken up and near
ly 5500 subscribed The Temper
ance Star located at Georgetown
icdited by Dr Z T Cody and Prof
Rucker will be the organ of the
Temperance Committee with Dr
iKerfoot at its head The secretary
will also be selected by this commit
tee At the niirht session the Or
phans Home was the subject of
chief interest This was followed
by a mass meeting devoted to State
missions colportage and Sunday
schools The adjournment took
place at 1030 Monday night
The delegates began to leave for
their homes Monday morning and
by this morning nearly all of them
were gone Only a few now remain
and they will leave by the evening
trains
The entertainment committee
pro ided homes for more than three
hundred persons but this does not
represent the attendance by any
means a ineat many visitors
were entertained by invitation and
not charged up to the committee
With all of the crowd to handle
there jr as no scarcity of homes
There were still sixty nine assign
ments held in reserve for those who
failed to come Hopkins ville people
as usual regardless of denomina
tional ties well sustained the citys
representation for hospitality and
kindness to strangers
The Kentuckian was greatly
complimented for its full and excel
lent reports of the convention which
were prepared by Prof W II Har
rison of Bethel Female college
The daily sales increased from day
to day until on Monday the street
and office sales amounted to 120
papers We still have on hand a
few full files of the papers contain
ing the complete reports five papers
for ten cents
The Whitsitt matter continues to
be the chief topic of discussion
of the delegates up to the hour of
adjournment Dr Whitsitt has
many defenders however about
town but most of them are in other
denominations The Baptists almost
unanimously endorse the boycott
of the Seminary voted by the as
sociation by such an overwhelming
majority
The committee on arrangements
had every convenience for report
ers Tables were located in a
position close to the speakers and
nothing was left undone to assist
cue newspaper men in their wor
Barrels of ice water with dippers
attached located in the vestibules
of the church kept everybody from
being troubled with thirst In fact
nothing looking- to the comfort of
the visitors was overlooked
Prominent among the delegates
and shaking hands with his old
friends was Prof T S McCall of
Pewee Valley His Hopkinsville
friends will be glad to know that
his school at that place is in a very
nourishing condition and increasing
in attendance and popularity every
year
Mt Sterling the Place
The selection of a place for the
next meeting was one of the last
things done Mt Sterling was
chosen and the next meeting will be
held in that Utile mountain city in
Montgomery county in June 1899
Trouble in Forming a Cabinet
Pais June 2L Special M
Sarrien tbe third to try infoitns
the president that lie has failed to
form a cabinet
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Boys as Soon as You
land in Cuba
Gen Shafters Army Now Be
ing Put Ashore
New York June 21 Special The Worlds Washington special
says the goverment has been advised by the Guantanamo cable that the
landing of troops began to day covered by a brisk fire from the ships
The Tampa Riot Was Bloody
Atlanta June 21 Special Twenty seven of the negro soldiers
engaged in the recent riot at Tampa were wounded and have arrived
here lor treatment at McPherson barracks They declare that forty
negroes were killed and over one hundred seriously wounded in the
riot
This News Comes Straight
Washington June 21 Special Gen Greely states that the cable
has been restored at Guantanamo the Cuban end of it being operated
from a vessel in the harbor The first message confirms the arrival of
Gen Shafter
Washington June 21 Special The War Department to day
issued orders to GenMerritt in command of the Philippines that indi
cate that he will be made Governor General of the Islands
Ten Spanish Prisoners
New York June 21 Special The steamer Algonquin arrived
here to day with ten Spanish prisoner comprising the captain and
crew from the bark Maria Dolores captured by the Minneapolis The
Spaniards will be sent home
Cutting the Cables Some More
New York June 21 Special A Herald dispatch from Kingston
says the St Louis has cut the Kingston cable at last shutting off the
communication between Cuba and Spain
Feeling the Popular Pulse
New York June 21 Special Madrid dispatches say the Govern
ment has sent agents throughout the countn to feel the popular pulse
on the question of peace
Another Crisis At Hand
London June 21 Special Madrid dispatch says another cab
inet crisis is threatened The present cabinet is not being- supported by
the different parties as expected
Camara Returns to Cadiz
London June 21 Special Gibraltar dispatches confirm the re
turn of Camaras fleet to Cadiz One vessels machinery broke down
and she had to be lowed to port
HOW THE FLEETS COMPARE
Weight of Metal
Thrown in One Round
by Armored Ships
BASEBALL
SPECIAL
KKSUIrs OK yesterdays games
Louisville 8 Washington 1
Urooklyn 7 Cleveland 4
Pittsburg 9 New York 2
Baltimore 17 Cincinnati 2
Philadelphia 14 St Louis 2
Chicago 5 Boston 4
HOW T1IKY STAND
Clubs Won Lost
Cincinnati 34 18
Boston 33 10
Cleveland 31 20
Baltimore 2 20
Chicago 30 23
Pittsburg 2S 24
New York 20 25
Philulelphia 21 27
Brooklyn 21 28
St Louis 10 33
Washington V 34
Louisville 17 38
SCHEDULE FOR TO DAY
Washington at Louisville
Baltimore at Cincinnati
Brooklyn at Cleveland
New York at Pittsburgv
Philadelphia at St Louis
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