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an is swi REVERSE TO THE SPANISH ARMS IN CUBA COMPLETE DETAILS OF STTEBENDER OF THE PROVINCE OF SANTIAGO GEX. TORAL KIXAI.I.Y ACCEDED TO ALL, AMERICAN DEMANDS tyillwh Commander Shrewdly Plays for Delay by Announcing That He "Was Merely a Subordinate, Kxccnttnir the Wl»hea of His Su- j pertera <;en. Shafter Finally j Wearied of the Ey-Play, Pro nounced Hlm I'U limit urn, and Toral Vicliled Victory of Amer. i«-«m Forces Far More Sweeping Than at Firitt Thought. Copyrighted by the Associated Press. SANTIAGO, July 14 (via Kingston, July 15).— The reverse to the Spanish arms in Eastern Cuba is complete. San tiago has fallen, and with It all the j eastern end of the island. Gen. Toral, the Spanish commander, agreed to the jreneral terms of the surrender at a Personal interview with Gen. Shafter this afternoon, at which Gen. Miles was present. The victorious army, after a cam- | paign of three weeks of almost un- j preeedented hardships for both officers ! and men, accept the news with heart felt relief. The victory is greater than appeared i at first. All the Spanish troops in the I Fourth corps, the military division of Santiago province, from a line drawn north from Asseraderos, eighteen miles West of Santiago, through Las Pa'mas, P&lmas Sorian, Alcantaza, to Sagua de T&namo, on the north coast, and east v. ard to Cape Maysi, are surrendered, and the territory is abandoned. Be tween IS.OOO and 20,000 Spanish prison ers are taken, about 10,000 of whom are in Santiago. The remainder are at j Guantanamo and others are garrisoned j In the towns of Eastern Cuba. All j these troops are to be embarked and j cent back to Spain under parol«. Gen. Shafter bears his honors mod estly. To a correspondent of the As sociated Press, he said: "The enemy has surrendered all the territory and troops east of Santiago. The terms were dictated from Wash ington. It has been a hard campaign one of the hardest I ever saw. The difficulties to contend with were great. Never during our Civil war were more difficult problems solved. The charac ter of the country and the roads made it seem almost impossible to advance In the fa*e of th*. enemy. The trans portation facilities have been success fully surmounted. Our troops have behaved gallantly. They fought like heroes and I am proud to have com manded them. During all the hard ships they have suffered they have shown re-solution and spirit. They de- Berre to conquer. SPANIARDS FOUGHT STUBBORN LY. "The resistance of the enemy has been exceedingly stubborn. Gen. Toral ! has proved hims?lf a foeman worthy of any man's steel. The negotiations which culminated in the surrender of Gen. Toral have been dragging on for ten days, with the intermission of Sunday and Monday, when our batter ies and fleet bombarded the enemy's position. Throushout these periods of trace, Gen. Toral has shrewdly play ed fur time, always declining to sur render, and falling back, when hard rresred, upon the statement that he was simply a subordinate, and power li-ss to agree to the proposals without the sanction of his superiors, except under penalty of b^ing court martlaled. At the same time he peemed to intimate that peisonally he thought it useless to hold out any longer. But he and his garrison were soldiers, he said, and could die, if necessary, obeying or ders." It was at the personal interview held by Gen. Shafter with Gen. Toral yester day that the American general made the Spanish commander understand that temporizing must cease, and that before noon today a categorical affirm ation to his offer must be received or the bombardment of the city would be gin in earnest. In the meantime all our plans had been perfected. The delay had been Utilized to good advantage. Our lines had been extended until Santiago was nearly surrounded, and our light bat terk-s had been so posted as to be able to do more effective work. In addition, arrangements had been made to land troops at Cabanas, west of the en trance of the harbor of Santiago. The Spanish batteries opposite Morro cas tle were to be bombarded and stormed. their guns were then to be turned upon the city, and Gen. Lawton's division, at the same time, was to fall on the enemy's left flank, under the cover of our artillery fire. We could then have enfiladed their lines and have driven them into the city. Gen. Toral must have realized that TODAY'S BULLETIN. Page. I— Santiago Surrender Sweeping. Spain Panic-Stricken. Toral Asks Too Much. Manila Expedition Sails. 2— Conduct of the War. Weekly Trade Reviews. 3— Recruits at Camp Ramsey. Thirteenth at Honoiulu. News or Camp Thomas. 4— Editorial. State Health Board Report. Corner Stone Parade. Labor Urged to Organize. 6— Srorting News. Saints Lose to Tigers. Cycle Races at Lexington Park. 6— Markets of the World. Bar Silver, 59% c. Cash Wheat, 73'^c. 7— Minneapolis Matters. News of the Northwest. News of the Railroads. S— County Salary Case Decided. Elks' Outing. -J — IIJCLd k3 JL © -JL -Xa. \J jud \JX JIjxJ J3 Jl_j he was trapped, and that to hold« out longer must mean a useless sacrifice of his n:en; but h.- made one last ef fort to gain more time this morning. While nominally yielding to the terms Gen. Shafter proposed before 8 o'clock, he sent a communication to Gen. Shat ter enclosing the ccpy of a telegram from Capt. Gen. Blanco explaining that the surrender of such an important position as Santiago and the abandon ment of Eastern Cuba would require the direct sanction of the Madrid gov ernment, and requiring more time to hear from Madrid. At the same time, Capt. Gen. Blanco authorized Gen. To ral, if it was agreeable to the Ameri can general, to appoint commissioners of each side to arrange the terms of the capitulation of the forces under his command, under the condition of their parole and transportation to Spain, pending the sanction of Madrid. I He also communicated the names of the commissioners he had selected, j namely: Mr. Robert Mason, the British ! vice consul; Gen. Toral's chief of staff. Col. Fontaine, and Gen. Escarajao. The communication was so ambigu ous that it might all be upset by the refusal of Madrid to sanction the terms agreed to by the commissioners, and Gen. Shafter resolved to have all the : ambiguity removed before proceeding J further. At 11 o'clock he mounted his ' horse, and, together with Gen. Miles | and staffs, he rode to the front. At Gen. Wheeler's headquarters, Gen. Shafter, Gen. Mil^s, Col. Maus and an inteipreter left their retinue and pass- | ed over our trenches, with a flag of j truce, to the mango tree, under which the interview was held yesterday. They were soon joined by Gen. Toral, his chief of staff and the two other com missioners appointed by him. MILES A LISTENER. Gen. Miles took no part in the nego tiations. He has been careful since his arrival here not to assume the direction of affairs or to detract in the least from the glory of Gen. Shatter's achieve ment. Gen. Shafter inclsted at the outset that the commissioners to be appointed should have paramount authority to make and conclude the terms of sur render in accordance with our de mands. After parleying, Gen. Toral acceded to this, explaining that since his last communication he had received direct authority from Capt. Gen. Blanco to do bo. This being the main point, the interview was soon concluded. Before parting, Gen. Shafter com plimented Gen. Toral highly upon the skill and gallantry of his resistance. Upon the return to Gen. Wheeler's headquarters, the news of our complete victory was communicated to Gen. Lawton and to the brigade command ers. A scene of general rejoicing fol lowed. The- refugees are to be permitted to return to their homes, but neither our troops nor the Cuban auxiliaries are to be permitted to enter the city at pres ent. CUBANS RESTIVE. The order as to the Cubans Is very specific. They have shown a disposi tion to loot everything, and any place. But they are not to have the privilege of glutting their appetites for plunder in Santiago. A guard is to be maintained about the city and the camps of our soldiers are to be removed just to the front or to the rear of our lines, as In individ ual cases is most practicable. The change of the camp sites will undoubt edly improve the health of the troops. The whole purpose of the American commander now is to protect the health of the army, and especially from the dreaded contagion. It is claimed there is no fever in San tiago, but the city Is full of filth and stench, and if our men are allowed to go in, it will undoubtedly become a pest hole. The boys in the trenches were ignor ant of the outcome of the' negotiations until a heavy luncheon of coffee, hard tack and corned beef. Then Gen. Shaf ter appointed Col. Astor and Capt. Mc- Kltrlck to convey the welcome tidings along the lines. Some of the officers favored celebrating the victory With bands and a noisy demonstration, but Gen. Shafter vetoed the proposition. He said there was no occasion to hu miliate the enemy, who had fought bravely. Not even cheering was to be permitted, btvt before Col. Astor and Capt. McKitrick could warn the sol diers the latter broke out into wild hurrahs. Some danced about, threw their hats into the air, hugged each other and congratulated themselves upon the prospect of getting out of Cuba In a few days. Gen. Shafter in structed the commissioners that the in side harbor entrance be immediately opened, to allow Clara Barton, of the Red Cross society, and the supply ships to enter, and that the railroad from Siboney be opened for a similar pur pose. We are to supply the Spanish prison ers with food pending their concentra tion or embarkation. Gen. Toral re quested this, saying there was very little food. ABANDONED THEIR TRENCHES. It is probable that the Spanish steam ers in the harbor will be used in part for the transportation of the surrend ered soldiers to Spain. The Spanish troops abandoned the entrenchments early this afternoon and went into the city. Our commissioners, accompanied by an Interpreter, entered the Spanish lines shortly after 2 o'clock and had not returned when the correspondent left with this dispatch. Gen. Miles and his staff arrived at Sibonpy from the front this evening and went aboard the Concha. On the wharf Gen. Miles said: "Santiago has surrendered on our terms, after vainly trying for a long time to get better ones. The result is highly gratifying. The Spanish pris oners will be transported to Spain by us. The surrender carries with It not only the city of Santiago, but the en tire Santiago military district, being the eastern portion of Cuba, west to a line drawn from Acerraderos on the south coast to Sagua on the north coast. Manzanillo and Holguin are not in cluded. The poFse?sion of the surrend ered district will be yielded at one?, and a commission of six, three from each side, will meet this afternoon to arrange the details of the surrender. The American troops will be left where they are for a time until they are need ed for service elsewhere. I do not need to say what point will be attacked next. I may come ashore ag»in here but hardly think so." SATURDAY » ORNIN& JULY 16, 1893. SPANIARDS ASR TOO MUCH UNEASINESS AT WASHINGTON OVEK DELAYS AT SANTIAGO Spanish Gen. Toral Wants Gen Shaf fer to Permit Spaniards Captured at Santiago to Ketnln Their Arms — Proposition Thought to Be De laying Work of CoiiimlmiloDerit— Porto Rico and Spain. Washington Bureau St. Paul Olobe, } Corcoran Building. \ WASHINGTON, July 15.— (Special.)— There hap been a feeling of uneasiness here today over the progress of the negotiations for the surrender of the j Spanish troops at Santiago, and there was some plain talk as to the possi bility that too much might be conceded the conquered Spaniards. That there was some sort of a hitch in the pro ceedings was generally believed, but the hope was expressed that it would not prove serious. Secretary Alger was I early at the cabinet meeting, and when j approached said that there had been i nothing of importance received from ; the front during the day. The wires i between Washington and the scene of action were kept hot until late in the afternoon, when messages from Gens. Miles and Shatter began to arrive. All that was given out was that the Span- | iards were trying to secure all the con cessions possible, which was to be ex pected. WANT TO KEEP THEIR ARMS. Perhaps the most serious demand of the Spanish Gen. Toral was that the troops of his army be permitted to re tain their arms. This it is said Gen. Toral regarded as a means of relieving the Spaniards of some of the ignominy attached to the surrender. War depart ment officials would not or could not say what would be done in that direc tion. It was thought probable, how ever, that Gen. Shatter would oppose the proposition made by Gen. Toral, who, it seems, modified his request to make It apply to the return of the arms after the troops had been returned to Si vain. PERPLEXING PROBLEM. The most perplexing problem that new confronts the government Is how to get the Spanish prisoners back to Spain. The proposition to ask steam ship companies to bid for the job is most favorably received, as it would remove the dangers that would other wise confront the commander at San tiago in the shape of disease. It is said that many of the Spanish sol diers in Santiago are 111, and it is inti mated that at least some of them have the dreaded yellow fever. One propo sition is that the ships now in Santia go harbor be utilized at least in part. Their owners could fc« recompensed and the government, it Is said, figures that | as the money must be paid to some one ! It might as well go to the Spanish ship owners and others who have been coop ed up in Santiago harbor since Cervera was first bottled up there. MILES AND WATSON. The two American commanders who will likely next absorb public atten tion are Gen. Miles and Commodore Watson. The former will have change of the expedition to Porto Rico, while the latter will command the fleet that is to be sent to Spanish waters. It is said here today that Commodore Wat son has already received his Instruc tions, and that he has been ordered to be in readiness to sail at short notice. Gen. Miles also expects to be ordered to Porto Rico at an early date. Plans for the expedition are being pushed as rapidly as possible, and when the or der to move gets forth there will be nothing in the way to cause delay. NO PEACE OVERTURES. It is again given out here that there have been received by the government nothing in the shape of peace proposi tions from Spain— either directly or in directly. This statement is taken with a grain of allowance, for while it is thought that there have perhaps been no direct overtures from the Spanish government, it is nevertheless believed that the administration has been sound ed as to what terms might induce tae United States to listen to a proposi tion looking to a cessation of hositli ties. Officially it is given out today that there is now no more prospect for a termination of the war than there was a week since, save that the presi dent is hopeful that the surrender of Santiago may have the effect of open ing the eyes of the Spaniards to such an extent as to lead them to consider what peace proposals they shall offer. Foreign diplomats are a unit in the belief that Spain is making a great mistake in deferring peace overtures. GOVERNMENT OP CUBA. An Experiment Will Probably Be Made In Santiago Province. WASHINGTON, July 15.— The politi cal status of Santiago and its method of government and administration are now receiving earnest attention from the authorities here, for, with the acquisi tion of several thousand square miles of Cuban soil, with a large commer cial port as its center, it becomes neces sary to determine how it shall be ad ministered. For the present it is ex pected the military authorities will have entire direction of affairs, both in Santiago city and the surrounding territory. When the details of the sur render are carried out there will be time to consider the larger question of the permanent status of this tract. If the precedent of Manila is follow ed, in which case Gen. Merritt was sent as military governor, then a military officer will be designated to administer affairs at Santiago City and there abouts. But it Is appreciated that con ditions are quite different at Santiago from those at Manila, as the govern ment has disclaimed a purpose to make territorial acquisition in Cuba, and has directed its efforts thus far to making Cuba free and placing the Cubans in control. This condition may lead to a consideration of the expediency of al lowing the Cubans themselves to es tablish an administration at Santiago, thus giving them an opportunity of di recting its affairs and also giving them a foothold in the island. In that event Gen. Garcia, being on. the ground, will doubtlessly figure prominently in the administration, although President Masso and his cabinet are said to be in the neighboring province of Puerto Principe and readily accessible to San tiago. No determination has been reached ' so far as can be learned as to the form of rule, for until the surrender is com plete there is no disposition to settle questions that necessarily follow the surrender. It is felt, however, that much hinges on the action at Santiago, as it is the first Cuban town to be se cured by our army, and to some extent the method of Its administration will serve as a precedent for the adminis tration of other parts of Cuba when it is overrun by our army. DELAY EXPLAINED. Toral in Doabt as to Surrender of Troops Outside Santiago. WASHINGTON, July 16.— At 1:15 this morning, when Adjt. Gen. Corbin left the war department for his home, he was yet without definite information fiom Gen. Shafter concerning the sur render of Santiago. In accordance vvith the decision reached at the conference with the president, he sent instructions to Gen. Shafter that nothing but an uncondi tional surrender by Grn. Toral would be satisfactory to this government. In view of Shatter's last dispatch, no fear Is felt that the negotiations for the surrender of the forc-.s In Santiago city will not be prosecuted to. a suc cessful conclusion. Gen. Toral, it is known, at first In sisted that his men should be permit ted to carry their arms with them to Spain. This concession Gen. Shafter declined to grant. Gen. Toral has mod ified his demand respecting the arms, and has presented a proposition that the arms taken from his men be taken to Spain with the troops. The unusual delay which puzzled the war officials is accounted for by the difficulty Gen. Toral is having in sur rendering that part of the province under his command which is not In the city of Santiago. Gen. Shafter es timates that there are from 12,000 to 15,000 men in Santiago and nearly as many more in the province outside the city. It is believed that the delay in the negotiations Is made necessary in order to secure the surrender of the outlying garrisons, come of which may question Toral's authority to that ef fect from Madrid. GEN. SHAFTER)!) REPORT. Terms Upon AVlilch the Spaniards In Santiago) Surrendered. WASHINGTON, July IB.— The following bulletin has been posted a 4, the war depart ment from Gen. Shafter: "Headquarters Santiago, via Playa, July 15. Adjutant General, Washington: Sent you several telegrams yesterday, as did Gen. Miles, In regard to the surrender. Gen. Toral agreed yesterday positively to surren- ■ der ail the forces under bis command In Eastern Cuba, upon a distinct understanding that they were to be sent to Spain by the United States: that this surrender was au thorized by Gen. Blanco, and that Its sub- ] | mission was merely formal. Commissioners I I to arrange details were appointed— Wheeler, Lawton and Mlley, on the part of the United j States. Points were Immediately raised by j Spanish commissioners. . The discussion j lasted until 10 o'clock laslf night. My com- ; missloners think the matter will be settled j today, and met at 9:30 o'clock this morning. There are about 12,000 troops in the city and about as many more in the surrounding district. Twenty-five thousand in all will"! be transported. Gen. Miles was present and ! eaid the surrender was as absolute and com- j plete as possible. It cannot be posible that I there will be failure in completing arrange ments. Water famine in the city is imminent. Have supply cut; this was told Lieut. Mlley by English commissioner. Will wire fre quently when negotiations are progressing. —"Shatter. "Major General Commanding." PORTO RICO EXPEDITION. Government Declines to Say From Where It Will Start. WASHINGTON, July 15.— Telegrams which have passed between the mili tary authorities here and those In Cuba and the agents of the war department at other places Indicate that prepara tions for the Porto Rico expedition are being given earnest attention. The officials decline to discuss the arrange ments in progress or say from vhat port or ports the troops are to embark. The transports available for carrying the men are scattered in half a dozen place 3 and no order has yet been given to concentrate them at any one port. WADE IN COMMAND. The St. Panl Man Succeeds Brooke at "Camp Thomas. CHICKAMAUGA, Ga., July 15.— Maj. Gen. Wade succeeds to the < command during the absence ot Gen. Brooke. The telephone system at the park has been replaced by the telegraph, the signal corps having perfected a system with an office at each of the division head quarters and having direct connection with the government a>t Washington. YELLOW FEVER DEATHS. There Have Been Some in Shatter's Army. WASHINGTON, July 15.— Reports that have reached the war department sliow that there have been some mor tality among the yellow fever cases with Shatter's army. These, however, have been slight, as it is said that up to the present time but five cases have resulted fatally. If any roports of ad ditional cases were received today the officials refused to make them public. r :: B :: B : I ! i:ifi:'i;iS B:'f| :■ 2 a H S S: H" E" 1 B l ' g H Spaniards Cannot Keep Their Arm 3. ■ » WASHINGTON, July 15.— After an extended | B conference with the president tonight, at which three ■ § other members of the cabinet were present, Secretary ■ B Alger said: §f j§ "Thq situation is just this. The Spaniards- at H g Santiago are prepared to surrender, but they want to ■ Jg carry thetf arms. We have determined to grant no §j H such concession, nor any concession except the gen- ■ ■ erosity of this government to transport them to 1 j Spain." I X Secretary Alger was asked if it were not the ex- j§ 0 pectation, when it was known that no other terms S § would be granted, tba surrender would take place, M S and replied- that such was the case. In any other B§ B event, no further concessions would be offered by g S this government. ■ IS,iilßiil!il i !!IIB.,iiiailllliilllliillll,illilill!lliilillii!lllil»!::illllB^ FOURTH MANILA EXPEDITION IT SAILED FEOM SAN FRAN CISCO YESTBRDAY Crowds Cheered, WhlMles Shrieked and the Big- Gana of the ButterlcH Sent Their Thundering; Salutes as the SIi1;»m Got Under Way for the Philippines Soldiers Re sponded Enthusiastically. SAN FRANCISCO, July 15. — The fourth Manila expedition is under way. Shortly after 3 o'clock this afternoon MaJ. Gen. Otis, from his flagship, the city of Pue'bla, signaled the transport Peru to get under way. The signals were understood by the anxious watch ers on shore, and by those who had surrounded the two vessels in small boats, and were reecived with great cheerings. As the two vessels got un der way the cheering increased In volume and, to the accompaniment of hundreds of steam whistles and the firing of bombs and cannon, the two vessels proceeded slowly down the bay, past the water front and out to sea. The soldiers on the transports crowd ed into the rigging and answered the cheering of the civilians with hearty good will and responded to the dipping flags of the merchant vessels by wav ing their hats and handkerchiefs. As the two vessels and the small fleet accompanying passed the forts the big guns of the batteries sent forth their thundering salute, to which the trans ports responded with their steam sirens. Long before dusk the last good-'byea had been said to the departing vessels from the decks of the tugs and the heavily laden ships departed for their journey on to Honqlulu, where they will coal and take on fresh provisions. Maj. Gen. Otis and staff have their headquarters on the City of Puebla, which also carries the remaining com panies of the Fourteenth United States Infantry; recruits for the First and Sec ond battalions of the Eighteenth and Twenty-third regiments; enlisted men of the First North Dakota, First Wyoming and First Idaho; medical of ficers and members of the hospital corps, a total of 843 men. The troops on the Peru consist of j a squadron of the Fourth United States j cavalry, light batteries of the Sixth I United States artillery, a detachment j of the Third United States artillery, a detachment of the signal corps under Capt. Russell, a detachment of volun teers, medical officers and members of the hospital corps — about 920 men. The last orders of Gen. Otis before leaving were that the remaining trans ports should sail as soon as possible, irrespective of fleets or other expected vessels. Each one, he Baid, should go by Itself, If necessary. The Pennsyl vania and City of Rio de Janeiro are both nearly ready and will probably be prepared to sail by next Thursday. The loading of the commissary Stores on these two vessels began today. Brig. Gen. H. G. Otis has finally been selected to command the fifth expedi tion to Manila. His fleet will consist of the steamers Rio de Janeiro, St. Paul and Pennsylvania. The war department has instructed Gen. Otis to relieve the First Utah cav alry from the expected duty in the Philippines and to transfer the troop to the department of MaJ. Gen. Mer riam. GEN. MERRITT AT HONOLULU. Fleet Delayed Twelve Hovra !>:> Damaee to the Indiana. HONOLULU, July B.— The transports arrived yesterday followed closely by the Newport. There was a slight ac cident to the machinery of the latter on the way down as the result of which she was hove to for several hours. Af ter she arrived it was given out that she would coal as fast as possible and hurry to Manila without regard to other vessels of the expedition in port. At 5:30 this morning the Indiana raised anchor and moved outside the harbor. She was followed closely by the Ohio and Morgan City. At 9:30 o'clock the City of Para moved out side and joined the fleet. Just before noon the Valencia and Newport, the latter with Gen. Merritt and staff on board, left the harbor, the signal to sail was given and the vessels moved off. Before dark the Indiana, the flagship, returned, accom panied by the rest of the fleet, with the exception of the Newport, which went on ahead. The officers of the Indiana reported that the boiler had sprung a leak, necessitating a return. It will take twelve hours to make the neces sary repairs. The fleet will make an other start tomorrow morning. Murat Halstead arrived by the New port. Since leaving San Francisco Mr. Halstead has been suffering from a slow fever and was transferred from the ship to the local hospital, where he is likely to remain for some days to come. He may decide to return to San Francisco unless a marked change in his condition takes place soon. BRITISH COMMENT. Weekly Newspapers Now Hasten to Compliment American Pluck. LONDON, July If..— The weekly pa pers express great satisfaction over the PRTCfi TWOggffa&- i g WMaHL - fall of Santiago de Cuba. The Speaker thinks the event presagog the end of the- war, but describes it as "a slroke of good fortune, which the Americans had no right to expect." It adds: ' The terms of surrender are not dishonor able. They reflect credit upon both sides." The Saturday Review explains its change of attitude in favor of Ameri ca and declares all its original antag onism was prompted by America's "aggressive humor," while its present attitude Is a "somewhat tardy, but un grudging admission of American cour age and humanity." The paper proceeds in terms of high praise of the United States along the lines of its article a week ago. PUIZES BROUGHT INTO POUT. Passengers on One Entered a Vi«-» orouo ProteHt as British Subject*. KEY WEST, Fla., July 15. — Three prizes were brought here today, but none of any great consequence, and the captures were effected with only ordinary Incidents. The English-built steamer Grenow Castle, which for sev eral years piled on the Cuban coast under the Spanish flag, but on June S last returned to her British registry, was taken by the Dixie off Cape Cruz last Sunday. She was bound from Kingston, Jamaica, for -Manzanillo, with a large cargo of food supplies. Her captain's name Is Rustanas, and as supercargo she had one Wilson, an expert mechanical engineer. Lieut. Layton F. Smith, with two marines and two sailors from the Dixie, was put In charge. The prize crew left | Cape Cruz the same day, taking the I western route, but, as the schooner's I chronometer and compass were out of order, they lost their bearings and nar rowly escaped being wrecked off Cape Antonio on Tuesday last. Next, the vessel blew a hole in her boilers and was obliged to lay up In a little creek near Jardenitos. Next, her coal gave out, and, being in need of temporary repairs, she was obliged to make for Dry Tortugas, where she obtained coal and came on to Key West. The crew of the Grenow Castle con sisted of six Spaniards and four Ja maican negroes. The day before this capture the Dixie took also two schooners, the Three Bells and the Pilgrim, both flying the j British flag and both bound for Man- I zanillo from Kingston, Jamaica, with I food supplies. The Three Bells was I originally a Nova S-cotian boat. She I is of about 125 tons, and the Pilgrim of about 250 tons. Lieut. S. M. Blunt, with two sailors j and two marines, was put in charge \ to bring her to Key West, but she has not yet arrived. The British schooner E. P. Nickerson was also among today's arrivals. She was captured off Cape Cruz on June 30, when the Hornet steamed along side her and Informed those on board the vessel that they were prisoners. There was no resistance. WAR LOAN II(!M) ISSUE. Secretary Gaffe Advises I.ucl.y Sub scribers to Be Patient. WASHINGTON, July 15. — Assistant Secretary Vanderlip said tonight that corrected figures show the total sub scriptions to the war bond Issue amount in round numbers, including I syndicate bids, to $1,365,000,000. Mr. I Vanderlip stated that the subscriptions for amounts below $5,000 will be al lotted, those for exactly that amount will be awarded in part, and the sub scriptions for more than $5,000 will be rejected. The subscriptions for amounts above $5,000 will total $770,000, --000. In speaking of the bond issue to day, Secretary Gage said that accurate figures could not be made up for a number of days. The first issue of the bonds will be made on the 26th of the present month, and from that time for ward the shipments would be made up to the full capacity of the bureau of engraving and printing. Secretary Gage has made public the following: "It may now be considered as a set tled fact that no allotment of bonds can be made to banks, corporations or other forms of associated capital. The subscriptions made by individuals re ceive preference under the law, and the aggregate of individual subscrip tions is far in excess of the total amount of bonds offered. In fact, no allotment to individual subscriptions will be possible where such subscrip tions are In excess of $5,000. That Is to say, the full $200,000,000 has been sub scribed for by individuals In amounts of about $5,000 or less. In due course, subscribers to whom allotments will be made will be officially advised of the fact, and all these fortunate ones ought to receive such advice by Aug. 1 or, at least, for the most remote points, by Aug. 5. Subscribers, who may by this announcement be Infor mally advised that they are entitled to allotments, are requested to await of ficial notice before making payments. The official notices will cover full par ticulars as to how to make payment, and thus misunderstandings and de rangements will be avoided. The bonds will not begin to draw interest until Aug. 1." ITALY'S WARSHIPS. Some Will Go to Gibraltar When Watson Starts for Spain. ROME, July 15. — It Is asserted in a local journal that In the event of fight ing between the United States and the coast of Spain the Italian cruisers Dogali and Premonte will be sent to Gibraltar. FLEET PRIZE MOSEY. Sampson Hay Get $10,000 for the Destruction of Cervera's Ships. WASHINGTON, July 15. —On the basis of a calculation made on reports already received as to the work of the various vessels of Sampson's fleet in the capture and destruction of Cerve ra'si ships, it is estimated unofficially that Admiral Sampson will receive $10, --000 in prize money, Schley $4,000, and the captains of the ships engaged in th* fight each $2,500. The amount that will go to the sailors cannot yet be even approximately estimated, but will possibly be as low as $25 to each man. The navy department has already be gun the work of making up the esti mates of Dewey's prize captures at Manila. Novel PropoNition. WASHINGTON, July If..— The state de partment posts a bulletin stating that Ad miral Dewey pays a high tribute to tho Chi nese on board the American ships at the battle of Manila, and suggests that they should receive recognition by being made citizens of the United States. 51 15 PlKlffl CITIZENS ARE FLEEING FROM CADIZ AND BARCELONA APPBOACH OF WATSON MO MENTARILY EXPECTED COAST CITIES AT THE MERCY OF THE AMERICAN FLEET Governor of Barcelona Inform, the People That They Cannot Expect Help From the Government Spanish Mall Steamer Will Din continue Trip* BHireen CadL and Tangier Three Infantry Keglmenta Peremptorily Ordered to Proceed to Al tf eciraa ilurco. lona Bankeri and .Merchants Send Property to the Interior. CADIZ, July 15.— There is great ex citement here, owing to the expected coming of Commodore Watson's squad ron. Many are leaving:. The Spanish mail steamer plying be tween this port and Tangier will cease to run next week. Frank C. Partridge, retiring United States consul, will remain at Gibraltar until his successor arrives. BARCELONA PANIC-STRICKEN. LONDON, July 15.— 1t Is stated in a special dispatch from Barcelona this evening that the Inhabitants of that city are panic-stricken-. They believe the Americans will select defenseless Barcelona as the first point to bom bard. Local banks are removing their specie to the country, the merchants are sending their goods to places of safety, and many of the citizens are I leaving. The B e .'ernor of Barcelona has informed the people that they can not expect help from the government. INFANTRY ORDERED FORWARD. GIBRALTAR, July 15.— Three Span ish infantry regiments at Seville have received peremptory orders to proceed !to Algeciras. One arrived there this evening. The troops are actively employed in digging trenches in the vicinity of Sierra Carbonera, near San Rogue. FLEEING FROM DANGER. MARSEILLES, July 15.— A number of Barcelona steamers have taken ref uge hear, fearing an American attack on Barcelona. SENOR SAGASTA EXPLAINS. MADRID, July 15.— Premier Sagasta declares that neither government in Cuba has intervened in the negotiation for the surrender of Santiago de Cuba. He adds that the surrender came with in the province of Gen. Tnral and un der his responsibility, and the general simply announced that the garrison had capitulated. SPAIN'S TRYING POSITION. LONDON, July 16.— The Gibraltar correspondent of the Daily Nevs says: "A naval battle off the Spanish coast is considered Imminent. The suspen sion of the constitutional guarantees is a symptom of the distracted condi tion of Spain. The nation wants peace, the army wants a victory. Sp;un can not continue to struggle, yet peace Will be the signal for revolution and the European intervention formerly desired is now dreaded." SPAIN FAVORS PEACE. Scnor Sn«a»ta WUliag, but Consid er* American Term. Inad ::i!ssl I>l,-. LONDON, July 15.— The Madrid cor respondent of the Tinier says: "The royal decree temporarily sus pending throughout the Spanish penin sula the rights of individuals as suar anlecd by the constitution, will prob ably make a greater Impression abr ad than at home. The Spaniards know very well, that like its predecessor, proc-laiming a state of siege, which w\is Issued immediately after the news <>f the disaster at Cavite. the decrt • will be very sparingly applied and will not inconveience the quiet and well-dis posed portion of the pi.pulutii;n. "The news of the capitulation of San tiago was received too iate for com ment by the morning papers. It causes disappointment, because it was hope* that, all hough Gen. Toral was in a desperate condition, the tprxad .f yel low fever might in a few days have compelled the Americans to rai?c> the siege and retire. Official information regarding the conditions of i-urrender is anxiously awaited. "The government's unusual reticence concerning the long dispatches receiv ed from Capt. Gen. Blanco catMtfl anx iety. The correspondent notes as a significant fact, that a certain Cuban magnate, who had always declared that he would remain in Cuba as long at he had hope of the island being pre served to Spain, has left Havana for some- unblockaded port, where he hopes to find a neutral ship to take him to Europe. Regarding the prospect of peac \ Continued on Second Patre. War Briefs. Terms of Surrender of San tiago practically unconditional. Delay in negotiations due to Gen. Toral's requests that his troops be permitted to retain their arms. Residents of Spanish coast Jj cities panic stricken and fleeing ! j to the interior. <| Yellow fever under control at Santiago. j Preparations making for the j invasion of Porto Rico. Spain decides to sue for peace. !;