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THE EVENING BULLETIN.
MAYSVILLE, KY., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1899.
mm TO DEWEY.
Every One In New York Strives
to Outdo His Neighbor.
JTHE ARRIVAL OF HOWISON
t Causes Rear Admiral Sampson to Pull
Down Commander's FIa&
NO CHANQE IN THE NAVAL PARADE.
By Special Arrangement Sampson
Will Command the Fleet Dur
ing the Days of Cclcbra-
tlon lit Honor of tho
Hero of Manilla.
New York, Sept 27. There was a
real crush In the New York hotels.
Practically all of them were filled to
their utmost capacity, but thousands
of persons who engaged quarters
weeks and months ago are arriving in
the city to claim them. Other thou
sands who were accommodated with
the understanding that they should
seek other quarters will be turned out
to shift for themselves.
Governors, captains of the vessels In
Dewey's fleet, members of the cabinet
and ofllcers high In the navy have, ar
rived. Quarters for all of the city's
guests nave been provided, but all oth
ers who come to seek rooms In the ho
tels will be turned away.
Governor Wells of Utah has head
quarters at tho Netherlaud. Governor
Bushnell of Ohio Is at the Majestic and
Governor Richards of Wyoming at the
Estimates as to the number of vis
itors already In the city range from
600,000 to 1,000.000. Most of the rail
roads agree that unless weather condi
tions are most unfavorable there will
be 2,000,000 visitors here on Friday
. and Saturday.
This means that the railroads and
ferries will have to handle such
crowds as never before. Active prep
arations are In progress day and night
In anticipation of these conditions and
the. makers of all the lines declared
that they did not anticipate a single
All available passenger equipment of
the various railroads is being concen
trated at the most advantageous ter
minal for bringing crowds Into New
York. The greatest inward movement
is expected ou Thursday.
An Early Riser.
Admiral Dewey rose early and could
beseen from the Atlantic Highlands
pacing the Olympla's quarterdeck. The
warship was surrounded by all man
ner of sailing and steam craft, includ
ing a number of newspaper boats,
which had remained near the flagship
all night. An outward bound British
steamer saluted as she passed. There
was no answering boom of guns from
the flagship, but a string of signal
flags were sent aloft In response.
An official visit was paid to Admiral
Dewey, by Major Burbank, command
anc at Fort Hancock, and his staff.
Tho visitors were met at tho gang
plank and escorted to the admiral's
cabin where they spent, a half hour.
When they returnedidHHhore all the
members of the mimary party were
enthusiastic oyer their reception.
It was explained that while Admiral
Dewey and Rear Admiral Howlson
both outrank Rear Admiral Sampson,
there will be no change in the arrange
ments, giving Admiral Sampson full
control of the naval portion of tho
demonstration In Admiral Dewey's
honor. Rear Admiral Howlson will
bo a guest at the ceremony, but his
presence will not interfere with Rear
Admiral Dewey's relatives, who have
been stopping at the Waldorf-Astoria,
as the guests of the city, started on the
government tug Harkeeta to pay a
visit to the admilral on the Olympla.
There were 15 in the party as follows:
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dewey of Mont
peller; W. T. Dewey, their son, James
P. Dewey, son of W, T. Dewey, Charles
Robert Dewey, nephew of the admiral,
and his wife; Mr. J. B. Dewey and his
wife; Mrs. James Martin, Mrs. H. L.
Finley and Miss Frances A. FInley,
Edwin Dewey, brother of tho admiral,
and his wife, and Mr. and Mrs. F. B.
McCuen, the latter a niece of Admiral
Lieutenant Theodore Dowoy was In
charge of the tug from the navy yard
and was aboard with his wife to meet
tho others of the party.
The first soldiers to arrive In the
city for tho Dewey celebration were
tho Walthall guards from Meridian,
Miss., 45 men, commanded by. Captain
E. M. lartln. The men are paying
their own way to take part in hon
oring the admiral. Captain Martin
preceded them to hunt up accommo
dations during their stay. Nobody
met them at the depot to welcome
them, and they stacked arms while
waiting for Captain Martin.
DAY IN DETAIL
Admiral Dewey Given Ovations From
Dawn to Darkness.
New York, Sept. 27. Steam and
sailing craft of all imaginable sizes
gathered in thii vicinity of the south
west channel ?.nd swarmed around the
Olympla like midgets around a light
as she.lay swinging gracefully with th-;
Her string oC signal lights was kept
constantly cnairgmg ana mere was a
veritable pyrotechnlcal display as an
swers were flashed across the bay to
the salutations of passing ships. A
searchlight from Sir Thomas LIpton's
yacht Erin was kept flashing around
the Olympla until almost daybreak,
making the cruiser stand out in bold
reliof to the delight of the landsmen
and the gratification of the watchers
on many of the vessels in the neigh
borhood. Just at dawn the signal lights on the
Olympla went out, and over the bay
came the faint bugle notes of tho
reveille. Half an hour later the shrill
sound of the boatswain's whistle was
heard calling the men to clean ship
and soon the sailor lads were seen
swarming the decks with swabs and
buckets, working with a will and mak
ing the pride of the navy shipshape
for her trip to the anchorage off
At 6:45 tho cruiser Chicago, flying
the pennant of Rear Admiral HoWison,
passed in at the narrows and received
a salute of guns from Fort Hancock.
As she neared the Olympla her rapid
firing guns belched forth an admlral'3
salute, which the Olympla returned
with 13 guns, the salute for a rear ad
miral. As the Chicago passed close to
the Olympla, Admiral Dewey, who was
on the quarterdeck, returned Rear Ad
miral Howlson's salute and shouted out
a greeting. The sailors on tho Olym
pla manned the rail and returned the
hearty cheers of the Chicago's crew.
At 8 a. m. sharp colors sounded and
the flag and Jack were respectively
posted fore and aft to the strains of
the "Star Spangled Banner." The ad
miral stood well aft, at attention, while
behind him were grouped Captain
Lamberton, George Dewey, Jr., and
the ofllcers and men, all at salute as
the flag was slowly run up tho monkey
At 8:30 a. m the Dolphin, flying the
secretary of the navy's flag, hove Into
sight, having on board Assistant Sec
retary of the Navy Allen, who was re
ceived with a salute. He went on board
the Olympla at 8:45 and remained
chatting with the admiral on the deck
until tho Olympla weighed anchor.
When the.Olymp'ia got under way Ad
miral Dewey felt the cold northwest
breeze that was blowing and sent an
orderly for his cape which he wrapped
around him. He wore the undress uni
form in which he has been so often
When at last the Olympla started for
Tompklnsvllle she was flanked on the
right by tho press tug Kuper and on
the left by the tug Dllgefl and follow
ed by the Dispatch boat Dolphin. All
tho way up the lower bay the signal,
fooys were kept busy dipping the colors
while the steam siren was kept tooting
out thanks for the admiral to his ad
mirers. An Italian sailing master whose flag
got entangled In the mlzzen top mast,
had to send a man aloof to unloose
the halyards. Admiral Dewey noticed
the Incident and without waiting for
the Italian captain to dip his colors
first, bad tho Olympla's flag lowered
and showed Ms appreciation by having
tho siren tooted thrice.
As the cruiserneared Forts Wads
worth and Hamilton, the sailors pass
ed themselves forward, while the ma
rines paraded the quarterdeck in full
dress uniform, standing at attention,
while the ensign was lowered and the
shlpB number was displayed. As the
Olympla entered the channel, the sig
nal corps on the forts wigwagged a
welcome which was answered by the
The slopes of the fort were crowded
With soldiers, and as the first gun
belched forth its welcome, they cheer
ed lustily. The face of tho hero of
Manilla was wreathed 1n smiles, as hla
ship answered gun for gun.
A little later the culser Joined Ad
miral Sampson's fleet off TompkinR
vllle, which thundered out Its welcome
to the commander-in-chief.
Causes Sampson to Lower Ills Flag
, as Fleet Commander.
New York, Sept. 27. The United
States cruiser Chicago, flagship of Rear
Admiral Howlson, reached this port
from a long cruise during which she
touched the coast of Africa and vis
ited Port Said.
The cruiser proceeded'lmmedlately to
tho government anchorage off Tomp
klnsvllle, S. I., and took a position
astern of the old ship Lancaster. A
few momenls later the blue flag on
Rear Admiral Sampson's ship, the New
York, was lowered and a red flag sub
stituted, indicating that Sampson was
no longer In command of the fleet here.
As the Chicago was procoding up the
lower bay, she was mistaken by the
ofllcers of the forts for the Olympla,
Dewey's flagship, and an admiral's sa
lute of 17 guns was fired.
The salute was returned by the Chi
cago, and was a signal for a general
demonstration along the shore. Can
non were fired and small arms dis
charged while the ferry boat3 and rail
road engines started a deafening cho
rus of whistles.
Spanish Vessels Not Permitted to
OFFER OF NATIVE WARRIORS,
General Otis Has Received a Proposi
tion For One Thousand Maca
bebo Tribesmen to Fight
Manilla, Sept. 27. The American au
thorities have declined the request of
General Jaramlllo, the Spanish officer,
who is settling Spain's military affairs
in the Philippine islands, to send a
vessel under tho Spanish flag to col
lect the Spanish prisoners at insur
gent ports as stipulated by the Filipi
nos on the ground that the ports are
closed; that such a step, therefore,
would be unlawful, and because they
declined to accept the Filipino's dicta
tion. The authorities are ready to send an
American vessel. The Spanish com
mission, therefore, will return to the
Insurgent lines and endeavor to effect
an arrangement for the delivery of tho
prisoners to an American vessel.
Aguinaldo has issued a statement
saying the warlike activity of the
Americans had prevented the concen
tration of the prisoners as Intended,
but that they will be delivered up Oc
The Tagals of the island of Mindanao
have expressed their readiness to ac
cept American sovereignty In exchange
for protection against the harrassing
A native officer has offered Major
General Otis 1,000 Maccababe tribes
men to fight Tagals of the Laguna De
Bay district. The troops engaged In
the fighting at Cebu belonged to the
Nineteenth Infantry, Sixth Infantry,
Twenty-third Infantry and Sixth artil
Burned to Death.
Elbcrfield, Ind., Sept. 27. Fire at
Buckskin, a email village on the Ev
ansvllle and Indianapolis railroad,
completely destroyed the farmhouse of
Michael Wlltse. His two sons, 8 and
11, and a young man named Grlece, 17,
who had been employed by Wlltse for
some time, were sleeping in the sec
ond story of the building. All three
boys were cremated. Wlltse and his
wife were sleeping in tho first story
and awoke in horror to see their house
on fire, and but for timely action
would have also perished In the flames.
Nothing was seen of tho young boys.
Joined tho Revolutionists.
Port of Spain, Trinidad, Sept. 27.
Generals Marcono and Ron, who have
been in command of the government
forces in the state of Barcelona, Ven
ezuela, have Joined the revolutionists
with all of their arms. Tho revolu
tionists under General Matta attacked
the coast guard at Rio Carlte. A gun
boat wa3 captured with a loss of four
men killed and two wounded.
No Moro Football.
Middletown, Conn., Sept. 27. The
athletic association of tho Middletown
high school bos passed a resolution
that no moro football games shall bo
played this season. Games already
scheduled have been cancelled. This
action is due to the death of Thomas
Kelly, a member of the football team,
who died at Morlden hospital from In
juries received In a game.
Victoria, B. C, Sept. 27. The offi
cials of the British warship Leander,
which returned from Esquimault from
a cruise in South American waters, re
ports that volcano on Jamaica Island,
one of tho Galapagos group, became
very active about three months ago.
sending broad streams of lava down Its
bides. No damage was Uone as the is
land is uninhabited.
BRICK BUILDING BUENED.
Tlirco Firemen Overcome by Smolcc
unci Others Injured.
Philadelphia, Sept. 27. A large ffve
story brlrk building In Filbert 6trect,
the first two floors of which are occu
pied by the Mauey Furniture company
and the three upper floors by tho Reli
ance Storage and Warehouse company,
was entirely destroyed by fire, together
with Its contents. The loss Is esti
mated at about $100,0(J0. The building
and stock of Henry Maule, wholesale
dealer In seeds, adjoining the structure,
were damaged to the extent of several
thousand dollars. Two firemen re
ceived minor Injuries and three other3
were overcome by smoke, but soon re
American Horses For Transvaal.
Chicago, Sept. 27. American horses
will drag English ammunition wagons
and heavy artillery over the plains of
the Transval In the event that Great
Britain and the Boers clash at arms.
Orders came from London by cable
to a firm of horse dealers at the Union
stock yards to buy up all the 1,200
pound "gunners" the western market
afforded and make arrangements for
Immediate shipment. Stress was laid
upon the fact that the animals wem
wanted for the Impending South Afri
can campaign and the commission was
marked "rush" and "imperative."
Sovcro Storms In India.
Calcutta, Sept. 27. The great storm
of Sunday and Monday which caused
destructive landslides and floods.
gather at the head of the bay of Cal
cutta and then moved north, giving
heavy rain in Calcutta, Dinajpur,
Rangpur and Jalpalgurl. Its greatest
fury was felt at Darjeellng. Simulta
neously another storm gathered at
Rangpur and passed westward from
Purnea to Monghyr. The usual weekly
reports have not been received by the
government, and there Is reason to
fear that the district named Is flooded
and communication Interrupted.
Opening at 3Iiddloport.
Middleport, O.. Sept. 27. A heavy
rainstorm prevented the outdoor meet
ing here, during which Senator Hanna,
Judge Nash, General Grosvenor and
Colonel Robert Nevln spoke at the
operahouse. Senator Hanna was first
Introduced and the crowd broke loose
with deafening cheers. His speech was
listened to with rapt attontlon. Judge
Nosh addressed the audience for more
than an hour, and was enthusiastical
ly received. General Grosvenor and
Colonel Nevln also spoke. The same
speakers -later addressed a large meet
ing at Pomeroy, O.
Tho Carter Case.
Washington, Sept. 27. Attorney
General Griggs gave a hearing to Hon.
Wayne MacVeagh, counsel in the case
of Captain O. M. Carter, of the army.
Mr. MacVeagh asked for a Judicial
hearing In the case, saying that If tho
president affirmed the proceedings he
would be guilty of an act of great cru
elty and wrong. The record was, he
contended, so saturated with errors
of law that it Is impossible in a court
governed toy law to affirm tho finding.
Havana, Sept. 27. Owing to the po
lice breaking up the meeting, which
had been called by the general com
mittee of the labor union for the pur
pose of deciding whether a general
strike should be ordered, the question
has not yet been settled. Those who
had organized the meeting had failed
to give tho authorities tho requisite 24
hours' notice as required by law, and
the 2,000 men who had assembled were
Three Days In Open Boats.
St. Johns, N. F Sept. 27. The
schooner Lily of the West, from
Labrador, with 30 persons aboard and
500 quintals of codfish, struck an Ice
berg of tho straits of Belle Isle, sinking
almost Immediately. The crew man
aged to escape, bujt were three days
in the boats before they were rescued.
All hands suffered severely from want
of food and drink. They were picked
up by a passing vessel.
A Railroad Wrcclc.
Richmond, Va.t Sept. 27. Chesa
peake and Ohio passenger train No. 1
ran into an open switch near White
Sulphur Springs and struck a freight
standing on the siding, damaging both
engines. Robert Garrett, a tramp, was
killed. Colonel N. August, a passenger,
sustained a broken. leg. It is believed
the switch was maliciously tampered
An Insult to Veterans.
Kansas City, Sept. 27. "No greater
insult was ever offered tho comrades
of tho Grand Army of the Republic
than that action of the Dewey Day
committee in New York, when 2,000
white-haired old soldiers wero not al
lowed a place of honor In the great
parade," said Albert D. Shaw, coni-mander-ln-chef
of tho G. A. R.
OFFICERS FOR FROM1
Arc Said to Have Heen Appointed by
EFFORTS OF AN AMERICAN
To Raise a Regiment of Men For tho
Boers Is Reported From South
Africa Another English
London Sept. 27. The Transvaal
situation remains unchanged, thoueh
If any thing, the feeling of gloom deep
ened. Cablegrams from Pretoria and Cape
Town show that the general impres
sion prevails there that the Boers will
not recede from their position, and that
feeling of unrest at Pretoria has been
intensified. A dispatch announces that
tho Transvaal government has begun
to appoint officers to go to tho front
in case of hostilities.
The executive council of the Trans
vaal had a prolonged sitting and has
been In constant telegraphic communi
cation with the Orange Free state. No
decision, it is said, regarding the atti
tude of the Free state has yet been
The Transvaal's reply to the dis
patch to the secretary of state for the
colonies, Mr. Chamberlain, will be
drafted at onco and submitted to tho
raad In secret session. The members
appear convinced that Great Britain Is
determined on war. Being anxious
not to force Great Britain's hand, the
Boer will not take any definite steps
until the draft of their reply is con
sidered; but notice has been Issued
to tho burghers to be In readiness for
commanderlngwhlch commences short
ly. A quantity of arms, chiefly Mar
tini rifles, have been distributed.
A telegram from Johannesburg says
an American named Blake is raising
an American corps of 500 men for the
The camp at Dundee now consists
of two regiments of Infantry, a hussar
regiment, two field batteries, one
mountain battery and a detachment of
The King's Rifles are now encamped
at Ladysmlth and the Fifth Lancer3
are arriving there.
The Currle line has Just received an
order from the admiralty to prepare
the Braemar Castle, of that line, to
sail for the cape October 6, with 1.400
officers and men. This is an entirely
fresh batch of troops and the compo
sition of it Is not known.
In spite of these warlike prepara
tions South African circles in London
still believe there will be no war and
that the Boers will finally concede tho
Chairman Traux Resigns.
Chicago, Sept. 27. Charles Truax
resigned as chairman of the general
committee of the Fall festival associa
tion. He Issued the following open let
ter: "As It has been stated by the
press and by those representing the
labor organizations of this city that
said labor organizations will heartily
co-operate to contribute to the success
of all the features of our October cel
ebration, provided I will resign my
office as president of your committee, I
deem It to be my duty to meet this
emergency, which I now do by tender
ing to you without reserve my resig
nation as your chief executive officer.'
The Brlggs Case Again.
New York, Sept. 27. The annual
convention of the Protestant Episco
pal church of the diocese of New York
began here In the church of the Incar
nation. Bishop Potter presided. Tho
convention promises to have some
very Interesting features, notably that
of the election of the standing com
mittee. This committee recommends
the applicants for ordination into tho
Protestant Episcopal ministry. Tho
present committee is that which rec
ommended tho ordination of the Rev.
Dr. Charles A. Griggs, over whose or
dination there was so much discus
sion. Injured by Powder Explosion.
Logansport, Ind., Sept. 27. Five men
wero injured, two seriously, by tho ex
plosion of a keg of powder in a fire
that destroyed Cllne Brothers' hard
ware store. Tho three-story brick
building was half consumed when the
fire reached tho powder and the explo
sion that followed furnished tho de
struction. The loss Is estimated at
?50,000, wit'h little Insurance.
3alles, Or., Sept. 27. News lias Been
received here of a tragedy which oc
curred about 40 miles from hero when
Mrs. W. T. Guyton drowned herself
and her two children, a boy of four
years and a girl of one and one-half
years, in tho Des Chutes river. Family
trouble is said to have caused the wo
man to commit the deed.