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   Fort Wayne News, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1898, Fort Wayne, Indiana                               THE FORT WAYNE NEWS. Twenty-Fifth Year. MONDAY EVENING, JULY 11, 1898. The People's Paper. TRY THE men SANTIAGO IS UNDER FIRE. Bombirdment Begin Liit Evening and ia resumed Toll Morning-Are Fighting at Long iuit In Summer Under- wear, and you will wear no other. We show them in all grades and sizes. !all and look at Them, PIXLEY CO. Wl Freese Ranke, l-.R DRUGGISTS, AGENTS. Money to Loan From to Any Amount. ANY PERSON IN NEED OF MONEY can borrow it on their Household Goods, Pianos, Horses1, -Wagons, Carriages, Bicycles, Store Fixtures, Etc. THE PROPERTY TO REMAIN IN YOUR POSSESSION All Business Private and Con- fidential. No Delay. Loweit Rates IT PAYS TO BUKKOW OP DS LOANS TO SALARIED PEOPLE (Ladies or Gentle- men) on their own name. INDIANA MORTGAGE LOAN CO., ROOM 3, ARCADE, {up stairs.) Open Saturday evenings, 7 to REFRIGERATORS, fH.J. ASH ,f Has got his new line o Refrigerators on his floor .They are beauties all solid', hard wood, highlj 'finished His prices ares >low that everybody, i L would seem, could hav one. Do not fail to see his Ntock when looking for Re I f rigerators. Water Coolers ,-f Ice Cream Freezers and fc-Qas Hot Plates. At J- MSB'S [.Reliable Stove House The Weather. ___ Fair r.ml warmer to-mglK and Tuuida. I r Mr. and Mrs. David Meyers and and lire. Ed Ki-slcr, of Columbia Oil) I J, spent Sunday the guests of friends in 11 I CERVERA'SWORDS Prisoners of War Arrive in a Yankee Port. SAMPSON ASSISTS IN THE BOMBARDMENT. Brooklyn, and Inditnt Drop Into the City From Aquadores Ctitle Totters. THE FIGHT IS RESUMED IN EARNEST THIS MORNING. Defeated Admiral Telli of Bravery and Kindness of Bli Captors. 'HE LAST ORDER FROM MADRID. WisDrtvinto Destinctfon by Oidirs From Bis Siperlori. Forces Fought in the Rain Yesterday of the City a .Question of Few Hours. Sunday, Via Este, July preconcerted ar- rangements with tho army, the ships of the fleet threw shells into Santiago this afternoon.' It had been arranged that there should be a simultaneous firing by the "ships and the land artillery, beginning nt 4 o'clock, hut a heavy rain which interfered with telephone dud signal work from the army lines down to tie railroad bridge. at Aguiidorcs and the wig-wag station established on the bench. At the rumble of artillery on the American lines was heard, and tho Brook- lyn, lying'half a milu east, of Aguadores, a minute Inter opened fire with .a five-j inch, her. port batteries. The Texas, to the westward, assumed its po- sition and was followed'by 'the Indiana. Firing was at long intervals and was. kept up .until the Brooklyn had planted fifteen five-inch shells and tlie Texas seven 'twelve-inch and three six-inch shells. Tlie Indiana sent a number of eight-: inch shells over tho steep hill and into enemy's lines. The firing lasted an! hour. It was impossible from the sea to estimate the results, as the view could not be. had over tho first hill- Less than a minute after the Brooklyn opened (ire, a danger flag was raised above Morro Kcports have been received here that the land artillery shelled the Spanish entrenchments for some time. Our loss during the bombardment was slight The losses of tin: Spanish cannot be ascer- tained. An earnest light is expected to begin to-morrow. WASHINGTON, July reported to the war department to-day that firing this morning was confined to the navy and tho artillery, but he ex- pected to bring on u general engagement this afternoon. WASHINGTON, July following' report of casual tics in the lirst di- vision at Santiago yesterday, was received at the war department shortly before 1 o'clock: I'ljAYA DElJ'KSTK, July Charles W. llowoll, second in- fantry, and Private Peterson, company A, second infantry. Lieutenant J- second infantry; Churlw Leiitki, company 11, second infantry, and Xchou Gilbert, jr., 21sL infantry. (Signed.) SHAKIER, 'July tfimflcr reported to the war dc'iKirtiiieut to-day, that firing this morning was routined to' the navy and the art tilery, but hi; expected oil a. general engagement this afternoon. WASHINGTON1, July 11. "-Tlie following report.of casualties in tlie First' Di vision at Santiago yesterday was at the war department shortly before 1 o'clock: J'LAYA DEL ESTE, July Charles W. Kowe.11, Soc.oni Infantry, :nid Private Peterson, Company A, Sivoiid Infantry. tenant M. .1. 1-utz, Second Infantry, diaries Janeh, Company A, Sworn Infantry; diaries Luiitki, Company 11. Second Infantry, and Kelson Gilbert, jr. Twenty-first Infantry. (Signed) EH AFTER.' XO GENERAL ENGAGEMENT. WAHHI-M.1TON, July president down the officials of the trntion are anxiously awaiting news, of the result of the bombardment whicl Shafter and Sampson are supposed to bo inflicting to-day on the city of Santiago "A .dispatch came this morning from Shaf Ice Idling of the extent of the American line and the disposition of his troops, but there was no news in it of a renewal of lighting. Shatter has extended his line to the north of Santiago, and judging from Ms dispatch of last night, he is evidently gradually .spreading out his troops so that they will encompass Santiago on all sides and cut off the retreat of the Span- lards. Tho war department otilciuls are satisfied that there will be no general en- gagement of troops. They-believe that the fighting will bo confined to a lo% range. No assaults arc anticipated, and tlie belief is general that the Spaniards will hardly attempt a sortie in the. fnce of the strong position which tlie Auieri- cans'now occupy. Sampson's ships will have quite as important a. part in the fighting its the batteries under Shatter's command. NO GENE1UL ENGAGEMENT. WASH1XGTOX, July the president down, the officials of this ad ministration arc anxiously awaiting news of the result of the- bombardment which Shnfter and Sampson are supposed to he. inflicting to-day on the city of San- tiago. A dispatch came this moniing from Shaffer telling of the extent, of the .tmerinm line and the disposition of his troops, but was no news in it ji renewal of-the lighting. Shatter has extended his line Lo tint north of Santiago mid judging from his dispatch of last night, hi; is evidently gradually spreading out his troops so that they "will encompass Santiago on all sides and cut off thr retreat by .Spaniards. The, war department ofticialH art! satisfied that there wil 1m no general engagement of troops. They Mieve that the. fighting will be con lined to a long range. No assaults are nnd the belief is general tha Spaniards wi.i family attempt a-sortie in the face of the strong position whicl the Americans now occupy.. Sampson's ships will have, quite, as important a part in' the lighting as the batteries under Shafter's command. A TAKEN.. Sundny, Via Playa del July steamer llratton a'Xorwe'Miin freighter, was chased and captured this moniing hy the Brooklyn riho. had on board a cargo of supplies sent to Santiago on. .speculation by mur chants at Kingston and Port Antonio. She had boon tied up until the, fleet en tcred Santiago harbor. HOARD OK SURVEY REPORTS. PLAYA DEL 1C8TU, July 11.- The- board of survey, which 1ms examined t.l: wrecked ships of Cervera's squadron, reports that the Maria Teresa and Cristoba Colon may lie saved find made Sfcrviceabh; to our navy if prompt, action is taken The cruiser Viztrayn and Almirante Oquroulo and torpedo boats Plnton and Furo are utter wrecks. The main batteries of all.of the. ships can be.saved. The boarc has mndn four important recommendations, vjx: Tnat no wood should be use< in tho coiwlviieUou of war that, no torpedoes should bo. carried on lighting vessels; thnt rapid fins batteries on halllo .ships arc of supreme, importance- nn< that the fire of the main buttery should he below protective decks, fcixty-om destructive shell holes were found in Ihe hull of the Alminuite Oqnendo, twenty four in the Vixeaya, Ihirly-throK in tin- Maria and eight in that of tin i.'mtutinl olon. DOCUMENTS nKLlVEHKIX WASHINGTON, July ll.--EnriRii R.'S. Palmer, who arrived at Pnrlamoiitl [Continued on Eighth Page.) AS THE SPANIARDS SEE IT. War Situation From Our Enemy's Point of Wait th Outcome of Santiago Fight, RAISE FOR AMERICANS. N. II., July il o'clock yoHterdsiy moniing, the Jnite'd Status steamship St. Louis, will: liral Corverti, fifty of the. oflicers ant 02 of-the liion of his ill-Btarred fleet on joant as: prisoners of war, glided into 'ortsmouih harbor. It not long bu- ore all Portsmouth wW aware of Hit act that ilm Spaniards who are' to be nprisoiieil on Seftvey's island had arrived Tug .boats, sail boats, row boats, launehe: nd the big ocean greyhound) which hac .nchortil off Kitteiy Point, was all diij urr.bun'flrd by boats' "filled will Only oho mail .on boari jy Lioodricli, and that was the iralth olUerr, Towlo. The prisoners .were ill below decks, except the Spanish olli who werft given more comfortable Among the Spanish oflicers there are n addition lu Admiral Oervura, Hie cap s of flu- Vizniya. Reina Mercedes, tl: Cristobal Colon and the Maria Teresa. The prisoners are -badly ofl' for clothing nauy of them half naked, or in tlie verj nditinn in which they jumped fron heir burning ships and swam to sliorr luring tin- terrific engagement will fleet a week ago yesterday Captain Ciomtrioh and his nfliccrfi hav provided clothing for as many of the dcs .Unto prisoners as possible, and Ihoi iindiH'ss has been greatly appreciated b the. Kpniiianl.t. Admiral C'crvciu is wearing a blue serge civilian suit o clothes of American make and a cap give; Itini on board the St. Louis. Admiral Cervora. and the other olliccr will bo taken to Annapolis and there, coi fined, while the Spanish sailors and ma rinea will be landed heru to-day on Sea vey's island. The Spanish Burgeons an their assistants 'will also be landed o and will lie expected t look 'lift or i the hciilth -of the priso This flirt, in causing much putisfaelio aiming the Spanish neamcn. They have been so well fed and care for during from Santiag that many nf them are not at all BOI to change, from a Spanish ship, wh they did not have enough to eat an were, more or less abused, to a Ui Slates war ship, where they have plent to eat. Caplam Uoodrich that Hi prisoners have made no trouble whatcvi for him; they have, been well brh.-ivc (hiring the whole, voyage, find the in: rine. guard which has Ix-un over tliem In had a eomparatively easy time. Admin Cervera and tlie oilier Spanish have had lite freedom of the ship lo largu extent, iilthoui-li a watr-hful eye w kept upon them. Adminil Cervoia, ill ;in iiilrn'ie.w. sai lie. had received three cablegrams fi the minislcr uf marine, at Madrid, 6 doring him to leave Santiago. i he force ho have, to fiu-ounlor. 1 felt convinced that obedience to orders would spell "suicide." to the in prisoned ilcct that faced it. Then i-an another dispatch, a peremptory one. Ilia left nrt choice but lo obey. It inaiU-i- whnt thc'cdiisi-qiii'iicoji ar id .-cii at once and fight tin: i-neiiiy." "So I tho udminil "Mv plan was fo attack your Hruuklv sink or disable if pttsiilrlr, then rn to Ilavann, the blockade- there in seek n-fngc in Hie Inirbtir. Hut 1 laik in uiv jiurporif. know. last all had. iny ileet and nveiythiujj. My coin fry's misfortune, and my "On yon think Santiago hold u: now that your fleet lias breu withdraw from its "If Linares is not heavily re-onforce it. inn.it. fall, lint on tin- day befure- icft Uo.u-iis joined by iOOU men. 1 pxiiti'tiii" rc-enforocincnls from ;i pnri  islaml. If I'icy join him U   'only Aihm'ral Corvera., with the as- sistance of his son, swam ash u re from his bnniing flagship, ho was pic.ked up by the United States converted yacht tiloii- ccslcr, Lieutenant Wninwright, Corve.ra. and hia 'son had no garments but their underclothes when taken on hoard tho (JloiK'ester. Oflicers of vfissel fitted them out with wriaring apjiarel. They were then tronsfcrretl to the battle, ship Iowa, where they wfcre re- ceived with all thn honor duo to a gsil- lant and vanquished foe. On the dock of tho Iowa. Ccrvora mot Eulate, commander of the ViKoaya. The meeting an affecting on.e, Kulate, with much nmotioii, told his chief how Oiphtin I'lvana had refused to tako hiy sword, .saying that JIR had surrendered hit ship to four vcsfels, not to tho Iowa alone, and that therefore he would mil. receive his sword. Enhite was much' a fleeted by the. naimiiiLy of Kvans, and told Evans tint it was "the p'nmdest moment of his life tho gallant American eoniiiriiuli-r allowed him to jolain his tiV-rtfunVil "Ittetfi-. Berriee, Currents and Peaches For This Monday Illatk Knj-plvrries, ijuurt, dr. lied Uaspberrios, Klc. Red ijuart, 5c. Fiwsloni' California. I'linns, and Se di, Royal Anna (Tin-rriM, Ifii- lit. Fresh Southern ie Hi. Wosh Toniatw.-i. :ti: lb. or Fanev Ooorgia. Water melons, li Xutincg Melons. Sit and I0c ea WHITE VH131T -ki-l. t-aili.. REARADMlfiAL AMMEH Died at His Country Home Bter This Morning. WASIMNfTON7. July Admi- ral Ihniiel Ainmen died jit. his eoimlry Animeii had Ix.'cn on lluV list for many years and i'1 ''is (lay was quite st. volnmnious on naval Flour Down 150 Barrel. Potatoes Down Bushel. Onions Down 2oc Bushel. Mills, Orfl's, (Jloln- ami dnlo Flour, bbl. Lariji1 Now Potatoprt, SSo bushel. Larfjfi New Onions, '2Qv. peek. i Host Sugar ('nred Hams, Do. lU-sL Shouldei-s and Pic-nie Sugar Cured FUu'on, Oo. Good Smoked Baeon, Re. Fresh Country Fggs, lie. Odimlry Butter. Me. FRUIT   

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