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Late dispatches from Man ila show that the reports sent out that the Spanish fleet had sailed to meet the FORTIFICATIONS OP MANILA, PHILIPPINE IN LANDS. ' " Americans was but idle boast. The Spanish squadron is safely enconsed be neath the guns of the fortifications In Manila harbor, and will assist In de fending the city. The first news of the battle may not be received until Com modore Dewey seizes the cable. So far as can be learned the fleets have not yet met. Difficult Task to Perform. , If the reports which are current here are correct the United State9 fleet has a dlflicult task to accomplish. It U said that the entrance to Manila bay la commanded by from fifty to sixty heavy guns, well placed, and, it is add ed, it will be impossible for the Ameri can warships to enter the bay without battleships, or without the co-operation of a strong land force. Therefore, It Is believed Admiral pewey -will nrIw' tempt to force an entrance into the harbor, but will blockade the port until the insurgents move on Manila, Agents of the insurgents here are trying to charter a steamer in expectation of be ing able to transport a force of in surgents to the vicinity of Manila and capture the strong fortress of Cavite inside Manila bay. The cable to Man ila is still intact, but the transmission of news regarding military or naval movements in the Philippine islands Is barred. Spunjslt Fleet Sighted. The British warships and torpedo boats at Hong Kong have been forbid den to commence- fresh repairs, which would seem to Indicate the possibility of a movement In the near future upon the part of the British fleet. The Brit ish steamer Memnon which has Just ar rived from Manila reports having seen the Spanish fleet cruising outside Man ila. She also met the British steamer Esmeralda, chartered by the banking companies of this place, which is on her way to Manila to take on board the specie there. She did not see any ves sels of the United States fleet. The lat ter Is supposed to be close inshore, try nlg to communicate with the Insurgents preparatory to continuing on to Manila. HATE OF THE SPANIARDS. Bowen Tells of the Attack on the Consu late at llarcelona. Liverpool, May 1. Herbert W, Bow- en, the United States consul general at Barcelona, Is a passenger on board the Cunard line steamer Etruria, sailing from this port for New York. In con versation with a reporter Mr. Bowen said: "I received a telegraphic com munication notifying me to leave Bar celona from General Woodford, our mister at Madrid, at 4:30 p. m. on April 8 and the telegram was sent from Mad rid at 9:30 a. m. I Immediately noti fied the British consul, who came to the consulate at 8 o'clock, took the keys and assumed charge of our Interests. When that was done we took down the shield. The shield was stowed in a safe place, and I notified the authorities of what had been done. I also Informed them that I was going to leave Barce lona at 6:20 on April 22, for Paria Be tween April 13 and the night of April 21 eight mobs of over 1,000 persons each made demonstrations before the con sulate. Of course, there were threat ening crowds all the time, In fact, hour ly. But the police, who were most ac tlve, together with the civil guard, usu ally managed to disperse them. "During the morning of April 20 a mob of 3.000 or 4,000 people suddenly filled the square In front of the consu late, cheering for Spain and uttering other cries. I was breakfasting at the hotel on the opposite side of the square, This mob, having heard of the attack at Malaga, had come determined to get the consulate eagle and shield. I man aged to push my way through the peo pie until I got my back to the consul ate and faced the mob. There I await- ed the result. I had hardly taken up my position when I noticed a man aa big as myself Mr, Bowen is aoout rt. high pushing throuah the crowd. He came and stood beside me, did not speak, but faced the crowd, which con tinued to threaten u& Fortunately the mob had no leader. So, for a quarter tf an hour we two and the mob faced each other. Then the police and sol diers arrived, and the mob melted away. X asked the stranger who he waa and he replied: 'I am Norman Harrington of. Chicago. This Is my first day" In Barcelona. It seemed to me as if there would be soma trouble for the eagle up there, and I thought I'd take a bit of It,' "The biggest and angriest mob gath ered during the night of April 21. There were fully 6,000 or 7,000 people about the consulate, Including every class, among them being Barcelona society men. Hundreds of them had just come from the theater in evening dress, and the best dressed men were the most active demonstrators. They came for the shield, and when they found It gone, they broke out in the most angry cries. Eventually the police attacked the mob and many people were injured. This was the most threatening mob, and I had been warned the police could not be trusted. But they did not fall to do their duty. The chief of police was al ways very kind, frequently sending Warnings to me not to go out for an hour or so. He came every hour dur ing the last two nights, and escorted me to the railroad station with a large body of officers and detectives. The crowd was overawed, so there was no demonstration more than cheering for Spain. I am ordered to report to the authorities at Washington." WANTS EUBOPE TO INTERVENE. Leader of Spanish Conservatives Evident ly Expects Assistance. Paris, May 2. The Echo publishes a report of an Interview had by its cor respondent in Madrid with Senor Sll vela, the leader of the Spanish Conserv ative party, in which that statesman says: "We are resolved to fight with tenac ity, but the Atlantic ocean Is wide and Cuba is a far base of operations. If the powers were wise and prudent they would understand how much it Is to their own Interests to Intervene. I only hope, In the Interest of all concerned and of humanity, that a European con gress will shortly be summoned to dis cuss the question. England has thought fit to side with the United States. It will not be long before she sees the Im mensity of her mistake." As Told by Spaniards. IiOndon, May 2. A special dispatch from Madrid says it is announced there in an official dispatch from Havana that the Spanish gunboat Ligeria has again been engaged with an American torpedo boat off Cardenas. The official dispatch adds: The American boat fired seventy shots. They all went wide, except one, which carried away a back stay of the gunboat. The fire of the Ligeria was so well sustained that the American was forced to retire. German CruUer for MnnSlu. Nagaskl, Japan, May 2. The second- class German cruiser Irene, carrying a crew of over 350 men, has started for Manila, to protect German Interests She Is a steel vessel of 4,400 tons dis placement and 8,000 Indicated horse rwwer. built In 1887 and capable of steaming about nineteen knots. Her heaviest truns are foUr 5.9-Ineh rifles and eight 4.1-Inch quick firing guns. Cables for a IlritUh Wnrohlp. Kingston. Jamaica. May 2. F. W. Ramsden, the British consul at Santl ago de Cuba, has cabled to the colonial authorities his belief that a British warship should be sent there to protect British Interests. It is probable that the British third-class cruiser Pallas, now at Port Antonio, this island, will be sent to Santiago de Cuba. Woodford Sails for Home. Paris, May 2. General Woodford, United States minister to Spain, sailed from Havre on La Touraine for New York. Before the general's departure he said that Italy and Austria were the only two countries now holding com munication reKardine the future of Spain. There is not at present, he add ed, any movement for peace. BIG BANK LOOT. Quarter of a Million Dollars Said to Have Iieen stolen. SDrlngfleld, Mass., May 2. Savings Bank Examiner Locke and National Bank Examiner Ewer closely examined the books of the Hampshire County National bank and Hampshire County Savings bank, both of Northampton. The result shows that there Is a short aee of about $18,847 in the savings bank, and one of probably much larger proportions in the national bank, esti mated outside at $250,000. Bank Exam Iner Ewer announced that he could not make a statement of any kind in rela tlon to the condition of the bank. Lewis Warner, presjdent of the national bank, and treasurer of the savings bank, is missing. Shortly after midnight the directors of the Hampshire County National bank authorized a statement that the bank would be closed pending an lnvestiga tlon Into its affairs. A statement was also sent out that the Hampshire Sav ings bank would require thirty days notice for the withdrawal of ail ae posits. A director of the national bank made the statement that in the last few vka President Warner has secured hoiwAon 140.000 and $50,000 in cash. which, it is thought, he has taken away with him. Cashier Macomber la credited with the statement that the bank is out $100,000. and $200,000, and even $250,000 estimates of the defalca tion are now being made. Death of General Mason. St. Paul, May 2. Brevet Brigadier General Edwin C. Mason, U. S. A., re tired, died at his home In this city. His affection was acute heart disease with numerous complications. The general was 67 years of age, and his life had been chiefly spent in arduous duties in the military service. He was stricken while at church some weeks Since, and all the circumstances navs been against him. Itresd mot In Italy. Rome, May 2. Bread riots continue tn various parts of Italy and the cab inet, availing itself of the authority which it retained under the conventions with the railroad and navigation com- port rates on articles of consumption 60 ref rent. , FIRED ON TDE FORT. The New York Sends Shells into Cabanas. FIUST SHOT COMES FROM FORT. Torpedo Boats Porter and Ericsson Fired Upon While Scouting- Close to Shore The Fire Promptly Keturued by the New York, Twelve Shots Being Sent No Re ply from the Fort Graphic Story of the Affair by a Correspondent. Key West, May 2. Incoming boats ay that the firing by the flagship New York was on Cabanas, a. small fort about ten miles west of Mariel. The torpedo boats Porter and Ericsson were scouting close to the coast when a small battery opened fire on them with rapid-fire guns. The torpedo boats quick- ly withdrew and notified the flagship, which was cruising slowly In a wester ly direction. The New York promptly returned the fire, sending in, It is said nere, about twelve shots from her six and eight Inch guns. The batteries ashore made no response. The firing was by no means in the nature of bombardment. Washington, May 2. Secretary Long made public the following telegram from Admiral Sampson, commanding the Cuban blockade squadron: "Key West New York, Puritan and Cincinnati shelled Punta Gorda at Mat- anzas yesterday to prevent the con struction of new batteries' which they were commencing. The Puritan has been orflered to prevent any resump tion of this work." Atlanta, Ga., May 2. A special to The Journal from Key West says: Fort Cabanas, a small fortified town thirty- five miles west of Havana on the north ern coast of Cuba, was flred on by the New York Friday evening and the fort demolished. The . firing began at 6:30 and lasted fifteen minutes. Ten shots were fired from the New York's batter ies. The New York and Helena tried to draw fire from the batteries of Hav ana and Mariel, but failed. Silenced the Forts. The flagship New York, with eight well-directed shells from the six-inch gun on her port bow and two from one of the eight-inch guns in her forward turret, completely silenced and rendered useless two Sranish forts at Tort Ca banas, twelve wvft .f .Mariel and thlr ty-flve miles from Habana. As In the case of Matanzas. the first shot was fired by a Spaniard. About noon the mis CRUISER NKW TORS. New York steamed up the west coast. Following the flagship for quite a dis tance came the Iowa, Indiana, Helena and torpedo-boats Porter and Ericsson. But afterHavanawas passed, where the Helena went in so close that the crash rt a gun from Morro was momentarily expected, the ships, with the exception of the torpedo-boats, soon returned to their station. Under a full head of steam the flagship bowled along until Mariel was reached. It was easy from aboard the dispatch boat without glasses to see the commotion raised by the presence of the warships in the pretty little village. People In a Panic. The people rushed wildly about and small boats quickly put ln shore. But there was no apparent life in either of the forts on two hills that cover the approaches to the harbor. The Porter steamed within half a mile of them and the New York swung leisurely at an chor at a mile range. After Admiral Sampson had surveyed Mariel to his apparent satisfaction he sent the flag ship clipping merrily further up the coast. Again the flagship rode uncon cernedly half a mile from the forts. The Porter and the Ericsson pushed their way ahead. Suddenly there was a roar of a heavy gun, a puff of smoke from the shore and the little torpedo-boat came scurrying back under the lee of the flagship. The officers and men dis appeared from the decks of the New York like magic and In less than it takes to tell It one six-inch gun from her bow belched forth. Fort Guns Silenced. The evening waa fading fast Quick, good work was necessary. Another shot from the flagship, one more from shore and the fort guns were silenced Three six-Inch shells had sufficed. Five more shots put a quietus on the forti fications. The first shot was fired at 6:20. At 6:35 the New York let go her two six-Inch shells, one at each fortltt cation, to comnlete the Job. There was no answer rrom me snore, im minute later tne naesniD lei ko io u. t eight-Inch turret guns and the shriek ing shells left a trail of fire easily seen In the dark shadows of the evening. At this time the Bhore was hardly vis ible and the New York put back to fcr tal51" ABB OFF" FOlT TAMPA VI nth Cavalry and Twenty-Fourth Infan try Leave Chattanooga. Chattanooga, May 2. The Ninth cavalry and the Twenty-Fourth Infan try left Chattanooga on special trains for Tampa, Fla. As far as can be learned no more troops will be sent south from here for several days. Gen eral Brooke seems to think his com mand is bere for some time, as he haa granted permission for a large portion of it to participate in parades) In Chat tanooga. The Chattanooga, Rome and Southern is building a large number of side tracks at the park and accumu lating rolling stock here, however, so that when the troops are ordered to move they can be rushed out without delay. General Brooke and staff are busily engaged at headquarters. Great care is being taken to prevent infor mation getting out. General Brooke expresses the belief that Chattanooga will be one of the mobilizing points for the volunteer army. SPANIARDS FAILED TO GET HER. Steamer Paris Arrives Safe at New York City, New York. May 2. The steamer Paris has arrived here safely. The Paris left Liverpool last Saturday, with a large quantity of guns and ammuni tion for the government, and has forty passengers. Immediately after her de parture and before she passed the Liz ard reports were circulated from vari ous British points that the Paris had been captured by a Spanish warship and was being taken to Cadiz. Those who knew the speed of the former liner and her captain smiled at these stories and were not at all alarmed. They said: "Walt a few days, and you will find that if a Spaniard got after the Paris, the only thing the Spaniard got sight of was the Paris' heels." When the Paris passed Lizard, she showed her usual signals, and then put out all her lights, and disappeared in the darkness of the ocean. This did not put an end to the stories. London and other cities in England reported that the swift ship had been overtaken. But th? former owners continued to smile and Insisted that she would reach this side of the Atlantic within a few hours of her regular time. RIFLES FOR GOMEZ. Fifty Thousand of Them To Be Sent from This Country. Washington, May 2. The ordnance officers of the army are preparing for immediate shipment cf 50,000 rifles, most of them being of the latest model, with ample supplies of ammunition for the use of the Cuban army. Large numbers of horses' for the U3e cf-tnc cavalry and of mules for transporta tion purposes will also be delivered to the Cubans.' The point where the supplies will be landed and delivered for the Cuban karmy is pretty well known here, but at the request of the war department cor respondents refrain from making posi tive statements. Lieutenant Itowan'a mission, as has already been printed, ia to Inform the leaders of the Cuban army of the plans of the government and the point at which the supplies are to be landed. Exhibition of Patriotism. Detroit, May 2. A stirring exhibi tion of patriotic enthusiasm was en acted at the inaugural of the new De troit light guard armory. Sousa's mu sical spectacle, "Trooping of the Col ors," was the feature of the evening and the national airs and waving flags fired the ptarlotlc ardor of the audi ence of 3,000 to an unwonted degree. Nearly everybody present Joined In the "Star Spangled Banner" finale. The new armory which opened Is the largest In the west, save one, and is the most conveniently adapted to Its purposes. Its architecture is of the Norman style, and Its Interior is ample and well equipped In all respects. Arms and Ammunition on the Panama. Key West, May 2. Discoveries made on the captured steamship Panama make it. improbable that it will ever be returned to Spain, whatever decision may be made as to the Buena Ventura and other prizes taken. The search of the Panama's cargo discovered 200 new Mauser rifles and a large consignment of swords and bayonets, besides a quantity of fixed ammunition for the Panama's four 14-pound guns. It is believed that a further search will re veal many more weapons, and possibly more ammunition. News of Spanish Torpedo Boat. Washington, May 2. A cablegram was received here stating that the Spanish torpedo boats Azor, Mayo and Arlete had sailed from St. Vincent. Cape Verde islands, for the Canaries, The Azor and the Rayo, the cable said, were towed by the transports San Francisco and Cludad Cadiz. This Is taken as an indication that the collis ion of these boats reported was not of a serious nature Held as Prisoners of War. Key West, May 2. All the thirty five passengers on the captured steam er Panama will be held as prisoners of war. They left New York with the intentions of belligerency, not of keep ing the neutralities, one of the men be ing on the way to Join the Spanish armjr. The United States marshal will turn them over to the army authori ties, who will lodge them in Fort Tay lor. mnnx Volunteer or Die Kingston, Jamaica, May 2. Advlcea from Santiago de Cuba are that Pom bo, commandant general of that divis ion, proclaimed that every man be tween 15 and (0 must volunteer in Span ish service under penalty of arrest, trial and death. Reta-n of terror evlut ln the clty and thousands leave nightly. Raising Spain's War Fund. Madrid, May 2. Great efforts are being made throughout Spain to in crease the war fund. Society ladles will preside at tables to collect money at all the Madrid churches throughout the month .of Max.