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Morning Star, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1898, Sandusky, Ohio THE WEATHER i i For Fain tresh THE MORNING STAR VOL I- NO 45 OHIO iiO I SOS CIRCULATION YESTERDAY J PRICE THREE CENTS END PR S IN President McKinley's Ultimatum Will Give Spain 60 Hours in Which to Evacuate Cuba Diplomatic Relations Expected End Tonight And the ing Commence By the End of the Week to TO-NIGHT MAY END ALL PEACE is no hope of a peaceable settlement embodied iu the oi the cortes meets T administration elusion to postponing his ultimatum until the day to grant Cuba independence but the foregone conclusion that there will be no such con- Spain will have about 10 hours within which to grant or refuse the demands outlined in the resolutions of congress The regular diplomatic course will be in the presentation of the ultimatum The note drafted by Mr Day will be transmuted in cipher to Minister ford It will be at least S o'clock tomorrow night Madrid time before General Woodford can hand the note to the Spanish minister of foreign affairs It is not unlikely that Genera Woodford will receive his passports before midnight tomorrow would be fill the answer the United States would require and the sive action to compel Spain to move her forces from the island of Cuba aud its waters would follow immediately If however Spain allows the time given to expire without making an answer Minister Woodford would withdraw from Madrid aud the offensive campaign be postponed until then It is certain iu the opinion of the president and the cabinet that the North Atlantic squadron will be off Havana some time on Sunday next and haps before sundown on Saturday Meanwhile Senor Polo the Spanish minister in Washington and the bers of the legation have made all preparations for departure They will leave just as soon as Minister Polo is informed that the president has notified congress that he has signed the resolutions If the minister should demand his passports it is not likely that this ment will regard that action as cause for resorting to hostilities The full limit set forth iu the final note to Spain will be allowed to pass be- fore hostile action is taken provided of course that Spain does not send Minister Woodford home or refuses to comply with the demand of the United States in the meantime EVACUATE OR FIGHT WASHINGTON April McKmley will tomorrow send the long de- ferred ultimatum to Spain He will immediately afterwards notify congress that he has signed the passed at an early hour this morning by the senate and house of representatives Hostilities will commence before the close of the week unless Spain complies with the terms of the Spain will be given about sixty hours within which to comply with the de- mands of the United States Two sessions of the cabinet were hold today the regular semi-weekly session meeting at 11 o'clock and the special adjourned session at Assistant tary of State Day attended the second meeting aud read to the cabinet a draft of the note to Spain which he had prepared The note was ready for transmission but the president felt that there BLOCKADE OF 01 April first step the to carry out the determination of four 01 Kress and the executive that Spain Xew evacuate the island of Cuba will be the Tlu Ohio National Guard to Be Re- to War Strength blockade of ports This v as ally determined at the ings held today Orders will be sent if they have not already been to Sampson the commander-in-chief of the North tic station to prepare for making aii offensive movement against Havana ether island squadron or part of it will be used as a base of md til the army slum will devolve on the marine battalions ro be sent to Cuba on the auxiliary and Badeer the steamships and It is apparently the intention of government to begin a laud camp ngu m The squadron now concentrated at regard to the approaching Key West will move from that place j season to Cuban waters 011 Saturday Its first will be to establish a protected lauding place on the Cuban coast at which the military and marine ions may disembark Until such a place IMS been secured will be the main ban of military supplies Just what will be done wilh the flying squadron is not clear Its is Porto Rico where it will maintain a blockade of that Spanish station FORWARD MARC DENVER April after two o'clock today the two troops of the ond cavalry left over the Santa Fe for Chickamauga SAX FRANCISCO April light batteries of the Third 150 men ed for Chickamauga today Si PAUL April Third ment ooo men strong left Ft at 1 p m today BUFFALO April least people gathered on the government at Fort Porter this afternoon to see the Thirteenth infantry leave for Florida BURLINGTON Vt April four troops of the Third cavalry stationed at Fort Ethan Allen left the garrison at 5 o'clock for Chickamauga SALT Utah April troops left Fort Douglas this evening The Twenty Fourth infantry consists of 500 men and 30 officers The Ninth cavalry from Fort left today WATERTOWN N Y April 19 infantry left Madison Barracks at 11 o'clock this morning The ment ill proceed to Tampa 0 April 19 sister cities of Cincinnati port today made a patriotic tion at the departure of the Sixth in- fantry from Ft Thomas for the south CHICAGO April Fifth try left for the south today being sent off ith tremendous enthusiasm by the citizens of Chicago General Brooke and staff also left for today SPAIN WON'T LONDON April Madrid cor- respondent of the Daily Mail telegraphs that Prime Minister Sagasta today the ministerial majorities of the cortes iu the senate chamber which was crowded The prime minister made a speech iu which he Circumstances are very pressing Time is precious Acts not words are was uo occasion for undue haste and decided to defer final action until tomorrow i jave suffered with An informal meeting of the cabinet will be held at 10 o'clock tomorrow and the president will then officially notify his cabinet of the contents of the note he will in the meantime have sent to Spain through Minister Woodford at Madrid The note will quote the resolutions passed by congress and will notify Spain that under their terms her military and naval forces must evacuate Cuba and Cuban waters at once Spain will be given until the middle of Friday 6 o'clock a iu Saturday Madrid time to make reply If by that time the Spanish government has not notified the president that its troops will be immediately withdrawn from Cnba hostilities will be commenced at once by orders for the blockade of Cuban ports The president's note will be short and to the point and being an ultimatum Spain has but one choice to make she must evacuate or fight It is stated by those who speak for the president that he is not delaying action until tomorrow simply for the sake of the delay but rather because he thinks that the importance of the case and the dignity of his high office require the action of this government to bo of the most character He has it iff mind moreover that the Spanish cortes will meet tomorrow and it is for he cortes to sovereignly say whether Cnba shall be independent of Spanish Viscaya Arrives at St Vincent ST VINCENT Cape Verde Islands April Spanish cruisers Vizcaya aud Almirante Oquendo have arrived here Pacific Squadron Getting Ready KONG April can warships now at this port are being painted grey and all their spare gear and spars are being lauded The ron is generally preparing for war Tripple Alliance Has a Scheme ROME April an- that the triple alliance many Austria and Italy has proposed resignation and prudence the greatest and most indescribable ness and worry but we have always felt ourselves encouraged and inspired by patriotism Now to crown all they have tried to throw against us a most infamous which fills all Spaniards w ith the hottest indignation against the villainy of those who try to take away from us our indisputable sovereign rights a cherished of Spanish territory We make an appeal to all sons of Spain although they do not need it to answer properly and repel with all the national might a most odious outrage the like of which has never been seen iu history Let the present children of Spain answer in the same manner our fathers did when they were also wronged We shall have one banner only whoever may be the government at the head of The banner will be that of honor aud of defence of the integrity of Spanish territory To that end we will give every faculty Our resolution continues to be to give no provocation but w e are also resolved not to yield iu anything touching the national honor or the integrity of ish territory because w e admit no in questions of honor aud we do not make a traffic of shame We prefer to ruin ourselves and to be abandoned by all rather than do that ENTOMBED IN A BURNING MINE Thirty-five Miners Caught and Cannot Be Rescued April Whitewick colliery in Leicestershire caught fire this morning Thirty-five persons are entombed 111 the mine aud their rescue is hopeless SIGNED THE RESOLUTIONS EDITOR GOLDEN WEDDING No Time Was Lost in Them to the President Yesterday WASHINGTON April p m Speaker Reed signed the resolutions At p ni the signature of Vice President Hobert as president of the The Veteran Bucyrus Newspaper Man and Family Celebrate 0 and Mrs John Hopley of thin place celebrate d their golden wedding anniversary day Mr is editor of the Journal and has been iu newspaper work for nearly half a century Of nine children all of arc living all being in some branch of the newspaper All Men Now Enlisted Are to Under- go a Physical Examination THIS CONCERNS COMPANY B CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS April f the government's ultimatum to Spain ill be follow cd promptly by a cull for volunteer soldiers to enforce the de- mands of the United States and to de- fend the country from invasion It was Infantry to Be Recruited to 75 Orders Expected to Reach decided by the dusky This today that congress should be asked to authorize a proclamation by the O April for men General bv command of ernor issued orders today in effect to recruit the Guard to its maximum strength or in other v ords to place the state troops in point of strength on a war fooling This According to the provision of the con- the several states will be re- quired to furnish an army of this size iu numbers to be determined by the ratio of each state's population to the tion of the United States It is the means that Ohio will have in few days j of the aurl of Alger 8.500 men to send to Cuba m defense of the nation's honor This number is in fact the quota furnished noil last week from the war department officials at Washington iu a letter ing that in the event of hostilities Ohio would be expected to furnish that ber of troops on the first call fov soldiers by the president The orders issued today are as follows officers of com- panies of and batteries of light artillery Ohio National Guard will ceed without delay to recruit their to the maximum limit by law For company of infantry 75 rank and file for a battery of light artillery 102 rank and file officers of ments will order a physical examination by a medical officer of all officers and enlisted men of the commands who e not heretofore been carefully examined aurl all enlisted men found unavailable for service on account of dis- ability will be discharged without delay reason of physical disability All commissioned officers incapacitated for service on account of physical disability ill lie reported to these headquarters with the certificate of the examining surgeon enlistment hereafter to these must bear the certificate of a medical officer certifying that the recruits named on have been physically examined aud found fit for service By command of the governor Signed H A Adjutant General Official H B Assistant Expect to Receive the Order Today Chas Strond of Co B was 1 but had not jet recent d any However they ill All ijo io tlv i headquarters and then to battalion headquarters before they Io Hie various and this for I he delay Major Barker who the second battalion expects the orders this that the call be issued under the iu congress today and that the force be composed entirely of state tia regiments who may offer their ices to the United States as volunteers Secretary Alger authorized the ment this afternoon that it was expected by the president and the war ment that the first call for troops would be fully answered by the volunteered of state troops The troops will be allowed to retain the integrity of their regiments as far as practicable The president however will have the independent appointment Alger said of all generals and staff cers of the volunteer army and will point regimental officers iu the teer army on the recommendation of the generals of the states It is expected that the forthcoming request of the president for authority to call for volunteers will be by the passage of the volunteer army iu congress today by the man of the and senate committees on military affairs respectively and the passage of n supplementary resolution limiting the number of men which the president may call for The new army introduced iu con- gress today is as follows Be it enacted that all ablebodied male of the United States and persons of foreign who shall have declared their intention to become such citizens between the of 18 aud 45 years are hereby declared to constitute the tional and shall be liable to form duty in the service of the United States Sec the aud acme laud forces of the United States shall sist of the army of the United States aud of the military of the several states lieu called into the service of the ted States provided that in time of the army shall of tv o branches which shall be designated respectively the army and the volunteer shall K raised and organized as in this act provided only after congress shall have the president to raise a force provided that all enlistments for the shall be for a term of three years unless sooner terminated and that all officers aud men composing said army discharged on the conclusion of hostilities Sec the volunteer army and the militia of the states when called in- to the sendee of the United States shall be organised under and shall be subject to the laws orders and regulations erning the regular army provided that all the regimental and company officers shall be appointed by the president on the commendation of the governor of the states in which their tive organizations are raised Provided fun her that when the bers of company or organized militia of any state shall enlist in the volunteer army in a body the officers in service with the militia organization thus enlisting may be appointed by the president subject to examination to be officers of corresponding grades in the same organization when it shall have been received into service Section 7 provides for recruiting in various states to maintain the m of the volunteer army Sec in time of war or war is imminent the troops in the ice of the United States whether be- longing ro the regular or volunteer army or to the militia shall be organized as far as practicable into divisions of three brigades each brigade to be composed of three or more regiments and whenever three or more divisions are assembled in the same army the president is to organize them into army corps each corps to consist of not more than three divisions Section ten relates to the staff officers of army corps commanders Sec the president is by authorised to appoint in the teer army by and with the advice and Consent ef the senate not exceeding one of the United States Sec -i That the army th permanent military establishment hieli regiment of the volunteer army at the is maintained both in peace and war i same time the volunteer army 11 for an be maintained only during the existence t ion of volunteer army officers by an of war or while war i- imminent aud army board New Recruits in Co B At the regular meeting Co B three new members mustered into the company They c re John W Harry Holland and Tfi nil TUC Tl capacity of the elevator will trebled Yesterday morning Morris His Partner's Interest of Chicago arrived in Jolm S K CIa I by an engineer who will draw of r i Docks to be Enlarged and the Chas in the White House to the powers the formation of a had affixed to the looking to the settlement of the incut Cuban difference At p m the house adjourned Another Battleship For St Vincent MADRID April Biarritz The battleship Pelayo which from the navy yard at Cartagena for Cadiz several days ago passed through the straits of Gibraltar on Friday She has not been reported since and has evidently proceeded to the capo Verde islands con Are Wilh Us j April Scotch ship owners are offering their spare to the United States and Spain for the of coal j troops etc Cruiser Topeka Sails April United States vator Extended Increase in the Shipment of Grain Through This Port Makes the ment Necessary ork of building will be at Boats been arriving daily with large cargoes of corn for the i- tor aud it is expected that between and 400.000 will through the elevator between now and the first of Mar It was the intention of As stated exclusively iu THE -ome days ago the on the B O docks will be extended the pier Topeka with a fall supply of Water street These are the plans provisions aud coal sailed from which Rosenbaum Bros of Chicago the mouth for the United States at 4 o'clock owners of the present c Bros at first to build i separate ou some other dock but they found the present plan to bo a far better one- Try The Star's columns for major general for each organized army corps and division and one brigadier for who may fie selected from the line of the regular or volunteer army or of the in the sen ice of the United States and any officer so selected and appointed from the regular army shall be entitled to re- tain his rank therein Sec all officers and enlisted men of the volunteer army and of the militia of the states when in the service of the United States shall be in all re- on pay and pensions as that of officers and enlisted men of corresponding wades in the regular army SLC the president the i of the governors of states appoint officers of the regular army in the grades of field of- in the organisation of the army and officers thus appointed shall b entitled to retain their rank iu the regular army provided I hat not more than one officer of the regular be commissioned in one
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