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THE EVENING BULLETIN. VOLUME XVII. MAYSVILLE, KY., WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 1898. NUMBER 191. CONFERENCE ORDERED. Sampson and Shafter to Agree on Plan of Action. THEY WILL AOT TOGETHER, The Admiral Will Sail Into the Harbor at Santiago. MINES ARE NOT FEARED NOW, With the Heavy Guns of the Warships and General Shatter' Siege Gnu Throning Ton of Steel the) City Would Soon Be Destroyed. Washington, July 6. Instructions were sent by the president to Admiral Sampson and General Shatter to con for together concerning a joint plan of attack upon Santiago. Upon the out come of this conference depends the line of action for the immediate future. For the present the land bombard ment by General Shafter's forces has been deferred, as the situation has so completely changed by the annihilation of the Spanish fleet that it is mani festly the part of wisdom for this land bombardment to await the co-operation and support of a bombardment from Admiral Sampson's fleet. General Shafter's demand for the surrender of Santiago, on the pain of bombardment, was made at 8:30 o'clock Sunday morning. An hour later Ad miral Cervera made his suicidal dash from the harbor, resulting in a com plete transformation of the naval and military conditions. Instead of a menacing Spanish fleet within the harbor, the way has been cleared save for the shore batteries, for the entrance of the American fleet up to the very wharves of the city. With this marterlal change wrought, it was obvious to the authorities here that the blow, first Intended to be de livered by General Shafter alone, would be doubly effective and decisive If the two forces could be brought together and strike simultaneously from land and sea. NO WOKD nAD COMB. Up to the close of office hours no word had come either to the war or navy department so far as was dis closed, as to what determination had been reached at the conference. At the same time it is the clear ex pectation of the authorities here that the conference will result in a deter mination by the admiral to take his fleet through the narrow neck of the harbor, make his way past the shore batteries and fortifications and take position before the city for a bom bardment. There is reason to believe that the instructions sent to Admiral Sampson at least conveyed the desire, if not the instructions, that he enter the harbor. But it is said that the admiral and the general continue to be the supreme court officials In authority and that, being on the scene, fully alive to all the conditions, their judgment will be taken as final in the course to be adopted. There is said to be no obstacle, so far as navigation Is concerned, to the entrance of the harbor by the Amer ican fleet. The Cristobal Colon, which cleared the Merrimac and got out of the harbor Sunday, drew 23 feet 4 inches, which is within seven Inches of the draft of the battleships Iowa, Indiana, Massachusetts and Oregon and is greater than the draft of the battleship Texas. WAS A CLEAR SEAWAY. Moreover, the navy department has known for the last ten days that the neck of the cnannel was open, despite the sinking of the Merrimac and that there was a clear seaway of seven fathoms through which any ship in our navy could sail. This removes all dif ficulty, except from submarine mines, or from the shore batteries. As to the mines, little account is taken of them since the Spanish fleet passed over them. The Spaniards are in the habit of using contn'-'; mines, so that there is little llklihood of there being mines operated by electric con nection with the shore. The forts and batteries have been badly weakened by the constant Are of the fleet for many weeks past, and, while still a factor, they are greatly disabled. Once up to the city, the fleet and army could combine in a terrific double Are. No less than 292 heavy guns would be trained from the American warships on the city, and at the same time the big siege guns which it is expected have been brought to the front of Shafter's line would rain down a torrent of steel from that quarter. The sleg fung throw shell? of 135 pounds. Aside from them there are four Morton howitzers and a large number of smaller howitzers. These are in the heavy artillery, while the light artillery embraces a great number of guns of 3.2 caliber. Combined, this fire from land and sea would be ter rific in its effect, ILLUSIONS DISPELLED. The Btate department took occasion to dispel some of the Spanish Illus ions over the escape of Admiral Cer vera's fleet. It seems that Madrid Is not alone In the belief that the fleet made a handsome Bortle from Santiago and left the American ships far in the rear. A cablegram came from United States Minister TuniB at Caracas, stat ing the Spanish residents there were glorifying in the Spanish naval victory. The minister was informed briefly that Uervera's fleet had been destroyed, the admiral made prisoner, and that Gen eral Shafter had demanded the sur render of the city. The definite official report reaching ,ere that the Spanish fleet had entered the Suez canal made no change In the plans of the navy department as to lending Commodore Watson's squad ron to the coast of Spain. Secretary Long said it would start at the earliest possible moment, but he did not care I) give the day of departure. The annihilation of the Spanish fleet lontinues to be an absorbing topic tmong naval officials, and they are jiving most generous praise to Commo dore Schley for the notable manner In which he directed the fight, when the Immediate command fell to his lot. The commodore's friends have long predicted that if he secured an oppor tunity he would render good account of the fighting ability of the Ameri can navy and they are glad this op portunity was afforded. It Is one more, and perhaps the greatest achievement, In a long line with which Commodore Schley's name has been associated, others including the relief of the Greely arctic expedi tion and the command of the Baltimore it Valparaiso when war was imminent as a result of a mob attack on the American blue jackets. NOT SERIOUSLY INJURED. Cristobal Colon May Itecome I'urt of the American Navy. Off Santiago de Cuba, July 6. After a chase of 60 miles to the westward the Brooklyn, closely followed by the Ore gon, overhauled the Cristobal Colon after she had run ashore and hauled iown her flag. Captain Cook of the Brooklyn went Dn board of her, and the commander of the Spanish armored cruiser came torward to surrender and was taken on board the New York. The Cristobal Colon was not seri Dusly damaged, though she was struck several times by shots from the Brook lyn and Oregon. There seems to be no doubt that the Cristobal Colon, and perhaps the three other Spanish armored cruisers, would have escaped had It not been for the prompt action of Commodore Schley. The Brooklyn was struck half a Jozen times, but no Injury was done to iny of the other American ships. Planning the Suicide. Off Santiago de Cuba, July 6. Ad miral Cervera held a consultation with bis officers before sailing out of the harbor of Santiago de Cuba, and by a Bmall majority the move was agreed upon. The minority said that destruc tion was sure, as many of the firemen had mutinied and the best men in the fleet were worn out by serving the guns in the shore batteries. It is claimed that one shell killed 100 men sn the Vizcaya, racking the vessel fore and aft Augiiiti' Family Is Safe. Madrid, July 6. The Spanish consul at Singapore wires the following mes sage from General August!, captain general of the Philippines: "The situa tion is unchanged. My family has suc ceeded in miraculously escaping from Macabora In a boat, and, having passed through the American vessels, all ar rived safely at Manilla. General Mo- ret's column Is besieged and attacked at Macabora," Graceful Courtesy Extended. Washington, July 6. A graceful courtesy was extended to the captured Spanish admiral, Cervera, by the presi dent Through General Greeley, chief signal office, permission was sent to Cervera to communicate with his fam ily in Spain by cable. Permission was also granted to other captured Spanish officers to use the cable to transmit personal messages to friends in Spain. They Were Lender. Washington, July 6. Considerable comment has been caused among the officials of the war department by the great loss of American officers in the two days of fighting at Santiago. Of Dclal reports thus far received indicate that 58 American officers were either killed or wounded, and the list is only partial. It proves their dash and daring. To Extend Frnnklnjr Privilege. Washington, July C Representative Gibson of Tennessee has introduced bills extending the franking privilege to the officers and enlisted Jnen of the army and navy while in actual war service and authorizing the raising of 10,000 colored troops from the nation at large for two years' service. Thank to Commodore Schley. Washington, July 6. Representative Berry of Kentucky, a member of the house committee on foreign affairs, in troduced a joint resolution tendering the thanks of congress to Commodore Schley, United States navy, and the offl :ers and men under his command. Sailed the Wrong Way. Washington, July 6. Naval men be lieve if Cervera had sailed eastward Instead of westward on his "rabbit" Expedition he might have escaped with at least a part of his fleet, since all the fighting ships of the United States were to the west. Surgeons to Be Sent. Washington, July 6. Surgeon Gen eral Sternberg of the army Is making arrangements to send a number of sur feons for Shafter's army on the iteamer Grand Duchess, which Is soon to leave Newport News for Santiago. Cable Open For Business. Washington, July 6. The French cable via Haytl used by the adminis tration in communicating with the army is now open for business to San tiago. This Is in accordance with in formation received by Chief Signal Officer A. W. Greeley. All messages, however, are relayed at Playa del Este and are there subject to the censorship of Lieutenant Colonel Allen of the sig nal service, before being allowed to proceed either way. COSIMODOKE SUIILEV Gave the Orders That Destroyed the Spaulnh Fleet. Washington, July 6. The navy de partment had no additional details on the annihilation of the Spanish fleet, r.nd it was said that the dispatches from Sampson and Watson, giving the essential facts, were not likely to be followed by minuter details, except through the mail. Admiral Sampson was not present when the engagement began, and Com modore Watson's disnatch indicated that he bad reached Santiago after the fight In the absence of both Sampson and Watson the direction of the fight would have fallen to Commodore Schley, and being in the heat of the engagement on the flagship Brooklyn, It seems proba ble that he gave the signals by which the American ships maneuvered and selected their various points of attack. The disposition of Admiral Cervera and the 1,500 prisoners is receiving the attention of r val officials, but no ex act determination has yet been reached. Admiral Cervera will be treated with the consideration due his rank, and the department officials expressed a sense of gratification that Lieutenant Com mander Walnwrlght had shown the gallantry characteristic of the Ameri can navy when he received the defeated Spanish admiral on board the little cruiser Gloucester and tendered him the use of his cabin. Forced to Return. London, July 6. A special dispatch from Manilla, dated July 2, says Cap tain General August! made a sortie for the purpose of repairing the aqueduct which supplies the walled city and In an endeavor to communicate with Gen eral Monet. The insurgents concen trated their troops and opposed the Bortle, forcing the Spanish commander to return to Manilla. The Insurgents are said to have suffered severe losses and the Spaniards are reported to have 50 men killed and 150 wounded. Severn! Conferences Ileld. Rome, July 6. There have been sev eral conferences during the last few days between Cardinal Rampolla, the papal secretary of state, and Mgr. Mer ry del Val, Spanish ambassador to the Vatican. The Italia assumes that Spain may again Intend to ask the pope to in tervene in behalf of peace. Givlnc Out the Facts. Madrid, July 6. Senor Sagasta, the premier, has anounced officially that Admiral Cervera's squadron has been defeated, that the Almlrante Oquendo was burned and the Infanta Maria Te resa Bunk, and that Admiral Cerv.era himself is a prisoner of war. On a British Gnnboat. New York, July 6. The Central ca ble office of the Western Union Tele graph company at 11:30 a. m. issued a notice to the effect that its cable oper ators at the city of Santiago de Cuba have gone on board a British gunboat. Ordered to Charleston. Chickamaugn National Park, Ga July 6. The Fourth, Ohio, Colonel Colt, has been ordered to proceed to Charleston. NATIONAL SPORT. Uow the Vatlons Club Aro Founding the riifKkln. AT CHICAGO- It. II. E. Chicago 10002020 5 13 (J Cleveland 2 0000 2 000 4 8 0 Uattorics Clarke uiid Donahue, Powell and O'Connor Umpires Swnrtwood aud Wood. AT PITTSBMIO- It. II. K. I'lttHlnirjr 4 1 0 .1 O 0 0 0 8 12 3 St. Louis 0000010 102 8 1 Uatterles Khlnes and So!iiln, Caraey and Kujdeu. Umpire Snyder and Con nolly. AT NEW YORK It. H.E. New York ....0000000202 4 1 Bostou 200.100000 5 0 2 Batteries Dobeny and Grady, Klobedanz and Ycaeer. Umpires Etuslle and Ileyd lcr. AT WASHINGTON- R. H. B. Washington ..00001021 4 8 2 Brooklyn 1000001002 8 1 Batteries Evan and McGulrc. Sillier and Smith. Umpires Lynch and Andrews. AT BALTIMORE- It. n. E. Baltimore .... 0 3 031000 7 10 2 Philadelphia ..00011000 24 8 4 Batteries Nops and Robinson, Piatt and McFarland. Umpires Gaffuey and Brown. Western League At Indianapolis Indianapolis, 5; Colum bus, 1. At Kansas City Kansas City, 10; Om aha. 0. At Detroit Detroit, 2; Milwaukee, 4. At Minneapolis Minneapolis, 4; St. Paul, 7. Interstate) League At Grand Rapids Grand Rapids, 10; Newcastle, 2. A.t Kt. Wayne Ft. Wayne? 0; Spring Held, 4. At Mansfield Mansfield, 13; Youngs town, 12. At Toledo Toledo, 2; Dayton, 0. Turf Winners. At St. Louls-tNIght Gown, Good Hope, Parthemax, Linda, Loving Cup, Slddubla, At Detroit Redlna, Quickly, Tacoiuls. At Cincinnati Tlncraft. Donation. Azu cena, Schanken, La Grange, Lard Frazer. At Buffalo Horace, Ben Viking, Mazeppa, Semper Madona, Marlto. At Chicago Yuba Dam, Canace, Imp, Alvnrado, Ben Hadad, Cambrian. At Hartford Equity, Lady of the Manor, Alrlcb. NEWS CONFIRMED. Unitary Revolt Against the Government of Uruguay. Washington, July 6. The state de partment has posted the following bul letin: "An official telegram was re vived by the department of state from Montevideo announcing a military re rolt against the government of Uru guay at the capital, in which many were killed and wounded. "Martial law has been declared, and :ltizens are being called in defense of the government, which is said to be folding Its own, although a renewed ittack by the revolutionists is mo mentarily expected." Conferred With the President. Washington, July 6. Secretary Al ger had a conference with the presi dent, leaving the White House about 10 a. m. Together they discussed the svents at Santiago and Uie aggressive operations to be resumed before the :lty when the expiration of the truce limit granted by General Shafter In ;he interests of noncombatants cccurs. Wounds General L nares. Madrid, July 6. An official dispatch from Santiago sayB that the wound of Seneral Linares has developed no com plications. He Is profoundly touched by the numerous congratulations he has received. His troops also are grateful for the queen regent's cable gram of felicitation. Called In Special Session. Albany, July 6. It was decided by Sovernor Black to call the state legis ature to convene In extraordinary ses lion on July 11. The principle purpose Df the session will bo the enactment of i bill to deprive police boards of the power of appointing election officers. Eight Victims. Beverly, Mass., July 6. The death 3f Mrs. Samuel Emerson of North Bev rley which occurred brings the list of mown fatalities resulting from the foundering of the excursion steamer Surf City In this harbor in the suall Monday evening up to eight. Caused a Big Fire. Orange, N. J., July 6. A firecracker thrown Into the open window of a Bhed m the Fourth started a Are which en tirely destroyed the large hat factory of Austin, Drew & Company and a lumber of frame dwelling houses, caus ing a loss of over $80,000. Brought Ho Mull. Seattle, Wash., July 6. The tug New England from St. MlchaelB did not bring any mall. The first mall from the Klondike 1b expected on the Alli ance, due In a few days, but it may :omo on some other steamer. "" : .' Washington, July 6. Cantain Carl Brandes, 0, a heroic soldier of the :ivll war and formerly captain of the sixty-elgntn New York volunteers, is lead. To Equip a Dry Dock. London, July 6. The admiralty has ranted an annual subsidy to equip the Calliope dock at Auckland, one of the .argest dry. dockB In the world, CERVERA WIRES HOME That the "Yankee Pigs" Have Caotured Kim. HIS FAMILY DISBELIEVE IT. Authenticity of the Telegram Is Seriously Doubted. OFFICIAL DISPATCH TO MADRID. It Conveys the Intelligence That the Torpedo-Uont Destroyers Were Sunk, the Mnrla Teresa Dam aged, and the Oquen do Uurniug. Madrid, July 6. Admiral Cervera's family have received a telegram pro fessedly from him, stating that he is a prisoner, but its authenticity is doubted. The following is the only offlcia.1 dis patch the government has received since Monday from Santiago: "At dusk Sunday night there reached the Socapa battery seven shipwrecked men from the sunken torpedo boat de stroyers. They said the Infanta Maria Teresa was steaming in a damaged condition behind Point Buzer, out of sight of the town, and that the Almlr ante Oquendo was afire. "Subsequently other sailors, I do not know how many, got ashore and con firmed the above. The enemy attacked our forces during the morning, causing us a loss of seven wounded. Colonel Escarcos' column has arrived." The dispatch goes on to describe the intervention of the foreign consuls at Santiago and the offer of the Amer icans to delay bombardment to the morning of July 5 provided the Span lards refrained from attacking them. It concludes with the word's: "I have agreed." IT WAS SUICIDE. Comments of London I'npers on Cervera's Downfall. London, July 6. All the papers com ment on the sudden and dramatic transformation resulting from Admiral Cervera's mysterious and suicidal maneuver, which various theories are advanced to explain. All eulogize the bravery displayed on both sides, and strongly counsel Spain to accept the in evitable and sue for peace, which would entail no dishonor. The Dally Graphic says: "If Senor Sagasta elects to risk further disasters for fear of the frothy jingoes In Mad rid, he will incur a terrible responsi bility. The Spanish flag has been borne with undying glory In the face of tremendous orders, and the punc tilios of honor have been generously satisfied." The Dally News tenders similar ad vice. It says: "The Spaniards can fight and die. So can the Americans. Ambassador Hay in his eloquent speech glorified In this thought; but to their equal courage Americans add In this unequal combat with Spain not only vastly superior material resources but a devising man and a skilled or ganization, without which bravery Is nothing but a means of providing stuff for the shambles." How Madrid Is Made to Seo It. Madrid, July 6. Almost Indescrib able enthusiasm continues to prevail here over the supposed escape of Ad miral Cervera and his squadron from the harbor of Santiago de Cuba. The admiral's name is on every tongue, and it is claimed that it was he who saved Santiago de Cuba, by "adding to General Linares' handful of soldiers his brave sailors to man the guns ashore and repel the Americans under General Shafter." It is expected he will soon arrive In Havana. Cervera's Statement. Off Santiago de Cuba, July 6. The first and only statement concerning the recent naval battle made by the Span ish commander, Admiral Cervera, was to a correspondent on board the battle ship Iowa. It was as follows: "I would rather lose my ships at sea like a sailor than In a harbor. It was the only thing left for me to do." Can Not Uelleve It. London, July 6. The dispatches tell ing of the destruction of Admiral Cor vera's fleet, including the official ac count of the battle, have been tele graphed to Madrid and the dispatch re ceived from Madrid giving the Spanish version of the sortie shows that the Spanish censor has suppressed the facts or that they are regarded by the Spaniards as being incredible. London, July 6. CharlcVKetchloe, stockbroker, with an oflBo In the Stock Exchange building, has ft414.