Boston Daily Globe, July 6, 1898

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July 06, 1898

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Boston Daily Globe (Newspaper) - July 6, 1898, Boston, Massachusetts wrsj!««wipi9I IJK W n*" wwm    . Softer JUNE /AV/ER MOE, 287 SUNDAY GLOBE. VOL LIV—NO BOSTON. WEDNESDAY MORNING. JULY 6, 1898—TWELVE. PAGES. “W"WM8‘4M* PRICE TWO CENTS. GENERAL NEWS SUMMARY. He Sailed Into All Four of the Spaniards. Did Them Fearful Lot of Damage. Oregon Was First to Join Brooklyn. These With Gloucester Did Nearly All. Dons’ Ships Might Have Escaped if They'd Started East. New York Alone the Only Fighter on That Line. Vessels Damaged Beyond Hope of OPP SANTIAGO DP CUBA. Monday. July 4—8 p in—Per A. P. Boat, via Kingdom Jam, July 6—2 p rn—After a chase of 60 miles to the westward, the Brooklyn, closely followed by the Oregon, overhauled the Cristobal Colon, after she had run ashore and had hauled down her flag. Capt Cook of the Brooklyn went on board of her and the commander of the Spanish cruiser came forward to surrender and was taken on board the New York, which came up an hour after the Brooklyn and Oregon had completed the capture of the Cristobal Colon. The latter was not seriously damaged, though she was struck several times by shots from the Brooklyn and Oregon. During the chase a clever maneuver of Com Schley’s in heading due west to cape Caney, while the Cristobal Colon had taken a more southerly direction with a much greater distance to cover, rendered the Spaniard’s escape impossible. There seems to be no doubt that the Cristobal Colon and perhaps the other three Spanish armored cruisers would have escaped had It not been for the prompt action of Com Schley. The Brooklyn, his flagship, alone was in a position to attack the Spanish ves- Continned on the Second Pace. Summer Comfort When the sun blazes fiercely down, and the air is hot and sultry, comfort becomes the first consideration in respect to matters of attire. Yet one need not forsake style withal; indeed, we can show you how possible it is to make effective concessions to hot-weather necessities without sacrificing in the least that trimness of effect which marks the man of taste in dress. We ask attention to our display of—■ Unlined Sack Coats— Pongee and Alpaca Coats— White Duck and Flannel Trousers— Real India Seersucker Coats, and — Summer Waistcoats,made from white or fancy duck. AGULLAR PARKER COMPAN ■400 Washington Street. V PMBC It. I Linton defeats Taylore in 30-mile race | at Willow Grove track, Philadelphia; Taylore breaks the hour record*. L. A. W. Indisposed to allow the control of racing to pass out of its hands; news for wheelmen. Eight deaths believed to be all victims of Beverly harbor wreck. Body of Mrs W. K. Parker washed ashore at Hampton beach; two ladles’ hats aine washed ashore and sunken yacht discovered; John Pressy, Injured at rink, dead; list of injured In tho wrecked building increases. Gallant rescue of 73 persons from the capsized schooner James and Kila in the harbor. Tennis at Orange. N J; Longwood cricket club’s team beaten after a close match. Brewer-Morse nuptials a brilliant society event at Falmouth. Gov Blade of New York to call a special session of legislature. Page 3. Boston again beats New York; Cleveland loses and Cincinnati does not play; National league baseball. Geers adds to his victories at Charter Oak park, winning two out of three events. Frederick E. Hurd succeeds George C. Travis as assistant attorney general. Tug brings latest nows from St Michaels and Dawson City. New England league has to disband, owing to poor returns this season. Page 3. U S Senator Mason has the Spanish flag that floated over Cavite fort on May L Page 6. Funeral of Judge Charles Levi Woodbury largely attended by lawyers, merchants, politicians and Macons. Fifty-two rare tortoises, for exhibition in London, placed In pen on steamer Barrowmore. Pres Andrews said to have withdrawn from the contest for superintendent of schools In Chicago. Christian Endeavours gathering at Nashville. ... Page 7. Col Hood's regiment of yellow fever Immunes ready to do Cuban duty. Page S. Street commissioners say lines of East Boston boulevard will be shortly established. Page 9. Charles A. Low of Boston meets with fatal accident at Derry, N H. New tax law's bearing on real estate transfers. British ship Charles, after collision with steamship Endelelgh off cape Sable. reaches St John, badly stove up; Boston schooner James M. Seaman lost at sea with eight men; government may buy tank steamship Lueiline for a water carrier. John F. Waters of Charlestown to be brought back from San Francisco to answer a charge of embezzlement. Page IO. Yachts Pastime. Jeannette and Alice encounter a thrilling experience oft Hampton beach. Program of water sports to be held at Winthrop tomorrow, Friday and Saturday of this week. Page ll. Important auction sales of horses and carriages. Page IS. Large portion of Bath, Me, destroyed by fire. Senator Hoar advocates the annexation of Hawaii, but opposes a general policy of territorial acquisition by conquest. Chicago newspapers will resume publication this morning. Everett council postpones action on the curfew. ’•V? 'YI* mm ■ ■•••r. /ti" life ■:\cW ut THE WEATHER. WASHINGTON, July 6—Forecast for Wednesday: For Maine, New Hampshire arid Vermont, fair weather; warmer; variable winds, becoming southerly. For Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, fair, warmer; southeast to south winds. For eastern New York, fair, warmer; southerly winds. Local forecast— Fair weather, rising temperature; south winds. MADRID, July 5, 11.30 p rn—The cabinet council this evening, after a short session, decided not to open negotiations for peace, but to continue the war with all risks while a single soldier remains in Cuba. SUMMARY OF WAR NEWS.! READY TO SPRING. HURRYING ON TO SHAFTER. The temperature yesterday, as Indicated by the thermometer at Thompson’s spa: 3am 71’, 6 a rn 67°, D a rn 72\ 12 rn 74*. 3pm 73*. 6pm 71°, 9pm 69s, 11 midnight 66*; average temperature yesterday 70 8-21*. The weather Thursday will continue generally fuir. Cool, variable winds becoming southerly, with rising temperature; warmer Thursday. MEMBERS IN THE NAVY. Significant Notice Sent Out by N. Y. Y. C. Abandoning Cruise. NEW YORK. July &-J. Pierpont Morgan, commodore of the New York yacht club, has issued an official notice to the public that the annual cruise of the club will not take place this season. The reasons given for declaring off the cruise are that the comparatively small number of yachts in commission and the restrictions upon navigation in force at the principal ports would seriously Impair the success of the cruise. In conclusion, the statement says: “There Is another consideration which Is deemed controlling, the country Is engaged In war, thousands of our citizens are risking their lives In her service, including, in the navy particularly, many who are members of the club.1’__ Enterprise Leaves Portland. PORTLAND, Me, July 6-The training ship Enterprise sailed this afternoon, having run in here in order that the men might take part in Portland’s great celebration of the Fourth. Gen Shafter has his siege guns in position, ready to enforce his demand that the city should surrender. The president is very anxious that Admiral Sampson should force his way into the harbor bf Santiago to help In the reduction of the city. Spaniards said to be again contemplating the surrender of Santiago. Schley, in the Brooklyn, tackled the four big Spanish cruisers almost single I handed and inflicted heavy damage; i then he headed off the Colon, and, with the Oregon, forced her ashore, and Capt Cook received the surrender of I the Spaniard; Brooklyn, Oregon and Gloucester did the most Important work, j One Yankee shell, which raked the Vizcaya fore and aft, killed IOO men. Had Cervera sailed east, as he first I intended, he might have escaped, possl-j bly, as there would have been no more than converted yachts and the New York to dbstruct him. W. R. Hearst describes the condition of the wrecked Spanish warships on the : southern coast of Cuba. Coni Schley’s naval battle off Santiago last Sunday morning described by a participant on tho USS Texas. Cervera and other prominent captives allowed to cable to their families, i Admiral Cervera, Vice Admiral Vllla- Qlobe Wants bring the best returns to advertisers, owing to The Globe’s enormous lead in circulation. A trial will convince you. Gained Verdict of Excellence. CIGARS Always Satisfactory. Sold Everywhere. DANIEL FRANK & CO. JBSS Washington Street........Boston mil, Capt Eulate and other high officers transferred to the St Louis, to be sent to New York. Spanish authorities at 8 p m yesterday gave out that the Teresa and the Oquendo were lost and that Cervera was a prisoner. Reinforcements are now actually on the ocean, bound to Santiago. The 1st brigade, 1st division of the 1st army corps left camp Thomas last night to go to the assistance of Gen Shafter. Corrected list of the killed of the regular army at Santiago gives the names of nine officers and the list of wounded officers Is very large, including one brigadier general. Lieut John J. Bl^ndln, officer of the v atch on the Maine the night she was blown up, taken to an asylum In Baltimore, on the verge of insanity. The noncombatants In Santiago boing allowed to leave the city on foreign warships. The Spanish auxillary cruiser Alfonso XII burned to the water s edge at Cadiz. Italian government organ calls Sa-gasta a fool, and an Italian admiral says the continuation of the war would be a crime. Tho postoffice department decides that postage to Cuba and the Philippines will bo the same as to any other part of the United States. Measure introduced into congress proposing to raise 40,000 colored troops for United States at large, to serve two years. Condition of affairs in Santiago something awful; foreign consuls trying to Induce Spanish commander to surrender; American troops reported as in good spirits. Some talk of exchanging either Cervera or Cupt Eulate for Lieut Hobson. Heavy Siege Guns in Position, Sixth Massachusetts Has Left Cam Reinforcements on the Way, and Time for Bombardment Coming —President Desires Sampson to Assist by Entering the Harbor. NEW ENGLAND. Work on hospital ship Bay State being rapidly pushed; more funds needed. Common council of Everett unanimously pulses an order to pay 37 a month to the family of each enlisted man from that city. Lieuta Parker and Leland of the 5th Continued on the Fourth Page. WASHINGTON, July ^Santiago has not yet surrendered. The bombardment of the city was scheduled for noon today, but there was a hitch In the performance. More than this, the time when the curtain will again rise upon the tragedy of war is Indefinite. The city is certainly doomed, but the exact moment of Its fall cannot be predicted. The end may be hastened by the fact, made known in a telegram from Gen Shafter tonight, that he has placed several rifled mortars In position to shell the city, and by the appeals of the foreign consuls, who Insist that Gen Lino ret) shall hold out no longer. It is understood that the president is very anxious that Sampson shou... enter the harbor, and if there is any hesitation on the admiral’s part, positive orders may be sent to him. The glow of victory has been dimmed by new developments. Within rifle shot of Santiago the American army is encamped waiting either for reinforce- j ments or for the navy to come to its j assistance. Will Admiral Sampson, defying dan- ' gcr on the hills or hidden in the deep, I dash by tho fortifications on shore and j over the submarine mines and place the city at his mercy? This question wu3 the one uppermost topic today, As soon as official < onflrmation had been received of the fact that tho Spanish garrison had been reinforced, almost outnumbering the American army, It j became necessary to know whether the j cooperation of tho navy could be counted I upon. The matter wa? thoroughly discussed In the cabinet meeting, alter which tele- ! grams were sent u- Gen Shatter and * Admiral Sampson directing them to confer together, and decldo upon tho best policy to be pursued. Up to the present time no answer has been received. There w^re rumors today that Admiral Simpson has already attempted to force the harbor, but they lacked official confirmation. In fact, it Is not believed that Admiral Sampson will attempt to gain an entrance until the shore batteries have been silenced. This may take some time. The reports from Santiago Bhow that Morro castle, despite all the hammering which it Is said to have undergone since the American squadron anchored within its range, is still able to use its guns. The batteries In its rear along the east-e:n shore of the harbor are still undemolished. It la the opinion of the mill-tiry and naval experts that the next movement will be a comblred attack by the army and navy upon Morro castle and these batteries, the troops assailing them en the land side under the cover j of the guns of the fleet. When they have been taken the harbor can be dragged for mines, an operation that will not take longer than a day, and then Admiral Sampson can safely sail up to the city. When this point has been reached the surrender of Santiago will follow as a matter of course, although In tnelr desperation the Spanish soldiers can be relied upon to make a determined, stubborn resistance, Inflicting all the injury possible upon our array It will be for them a desperate ami j hopeless defense. By that time the j Continued on tile Fourth Page. Alger and Many Men, Guns aa Horses Have Gone From Tamp to Santiago—One Brigade Leave Camp Thomas. CAMP ALGER, Va, July 6-The Gth Massachusetts left Dunn Loring station tonight at 7.30 for Charleston, S C, there to embark for Santiago. Today was the first time since this camp was established thnt a whole brigade broke camp at once. It was the 2d brigade, 2d division, 2d army corps, under the command of Brig Gen Garretson. Last night the 8th Ohio received orders to leave this evening for N''w York, but the “two sixes,” the 6th Illinois and the Gth Massachusetts, did not get thc'r orders until this noon.. The orders then were Imperative, to got away as soon as possible, and It to:k the Gth Massachusetts just three hours to be riady to march off tho field. The orders came just as the men w^re going to dinner, and many of the men embraced the opportunity to take In a good supply of food, while others wore too excited to eat anything, and no one knows when they will get another “square meal ” It Is surprising to see how quickly a body of well trained men can get on the move, and the Gth Massachusetts gave a beautiful exemplification of how this work can be done. Before 2 o'clock every man had his roll thrown across hi3 shoulder and was ready to start, but the bugle did not sound. When the call did come every man Jumped to his place in line. One wag shouted “All aboard for Cuba, and no way stations!" Although tho Gth Massachusetts was the last to receive Its ordeis It was the first regiment to march off the field, and I the boys of the 8th Ohio and the Gth Illinois gave the bay state boys a glorious send off, cheesing and waving their hats. The bands also added to the enthusiasm. The weather was glorious and the rain last night laid the dust, so that the I march from the camp to Dunn Ia>ring station was not nearly as trying as It otherwise would have been. Immediately the orders to move were received Adjt Butler Ames threw his campaign hat out of his tent and yelled with delight. He had a smile on hts countenance that Illuminated the whole camp. The regiment looked fine as It marched off the field and reminded one very much of the departure of the gallant Sd Massachusetts when it left camp Dewey zig weeks ago. The fine soldierly appearance of the regiment was a striking feature. The men marched with a steadiness that cannot be surpassed by any regular regiment in the service, and physically the Gth has no equal at camp Alg'r, or any other camp. Every man when Col Woodward gave the order to march had a determined look on his face, and all left the field the picture of health. At Dunn Loring the long walt for the train had a tendency to try the boy*' nervous systems, so eager were they to get away, but all left in the best of spirits arid temper. Many compliments were thrown at th# regiment by officers stationed here os the boys marched Into the station. On* colonel at the quartet master’s depot sold; Continued on the Fourth I ’age. ;

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