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   World (Newspaper) - March 11, 1898, New York, New York                                MAGiFJGENT MAGAZINE N COLORS I BooAs to Weather Indications THEN IS Circulation Books Open to All MAGNIFICENT MAGAZINE IN COLORS hr the Pro llnlil I Inn XCTT Yo f NEW PRlfiR I Gienter tipn York nml Jernor Cltr Vruo CUNTS Greater New York nnd City nnd on line A powK Populace Inflamed by Clamor for Action Against SoCalled American LEE WANTS THE NEW YORK AND IOWA TO Brief Visit of Those Powerful Warships Would Be a Needed Object Lesson to Who Think Our Navy Was POLICE ARRESTING MEN WHOM WEYLER BANISHED AND BLANCO by The Press Publishing New York Special from a World Staff sent from Havana to Key West by the Worlds despatch On Board The Worlds Despatch Steamer Havana March The situation Is growing more and more although Havana continues ominously The police are arresting men whom Weyler had banished and Blanco The Government censor la almost halving the local press by redpen cilling and cutting out Inflammatory The conservative as well as the sensational dallies here are yielding to public clamor for action against American as It Is Blanco la dolifg his best to stem the tide of public antiAmerlcau but two big Spanish warships afloat and one American warship sunk in Havana Bay are having an influence which is growing Inflammatory circulars are The last really written by a Spanish bodeguergo an Illiterate Is bitterly Most of the as has been evidently were the work of Cuban sympa and ha little But when persons of the low class of Span iards begin exciting each other trouble is The widely circulated illustrated Don pictures Americans as inoffensive dripping with gore from Spanish bayonets and the lower classes know no VOLUNTEERS NURSING THEIR The Volunteers are boiling especially against Americans but they are tumultuously objecting to the proposition of the Radical Autonomists that the Volunteers must be disarmed before elections will be or at least that each man must deposit his rifle In a common ar mory instead of keeping it at home as As autonomy can never be anything but the hollowest farce as long as one party the Conservative party goes to the polls an armed and as Blanco means to make It as little of a farce as he must Intend to disarm the If this Is done it must come and when it comes it is almost curtain that American blood will Even today the slightest accident might send thousands of armed men Into great antiAmerican And Blanco has not men enough to stop them If the Volunteers really break Each of their men in Havana Is a menace to international SNEERING AT THE The heavily armed which has entered the looks like a toy ship beside the Almlranto Oquendo and the I overheard the remark ashore the Yankees have really sent another battleship How small she is The speaker wore the dress of a dock laborer nnd believed that the Montgomery really was Uncle Sams host The following sentences were censored from my despatch filed last night to be cabled It is now foretold that there will be a general expulsion of American correspondents next The news that the American Government has abandoned the plan to send relief supplies to Cuba In warships Is exciting much interest The American colony is sorry for UEES SUGGESTION FOR A NEEDED In consultation with the Court of Inquiry on Lee sug gested an admirable It was to have the armored cruiser New York nnd the battleship Iowa Just drop into the bay for their captain and com mander then drop out That would be an objectlesson to Havana which la greatly without any danger of losing another for neither would stay long The Spanish naval officers seem to feel confident that the American courts verdict will be No They are outspoken in the statement that their own will be Just the and they talk freely of an International A leading member of the American foreseeing said at Mon day B conference It Is rather a pity that an international board did not take hold The court examined yesterday the two Americans who on the night of the a tightlystretched rope running from near the floating dock toward and near to the As has been cabled to The the rope was missing the next EVIDENCt OF THE BOW The Maines bow originally from the third longitudinal frame to the are still being examined by They are most im pprtant There are some doubting Thomases One of the highest experts on In the American who has not seen says I see proving that the explosion could not have Occurred from the He holds that the port side of the ship might have been forced inward at the place where John of the American ship foiind armor plates bulged But all other say admitting the possibility of a vacuum strong Wl be less twisted mn f FOKE1CN IRDM CUDS FOR SAIL AH CASH Worlds Exclusive News of In tervention Caused a Sensa tion in LIBERATION ASSURED IN A SHORT Presidents Message Will Be Withheld Until Maine Board of Inquiry Reports Next SECURING INFORMATION ABOUT INDEMNITIES DEMANDED BY OTHER UNCLE SAM Ive fifty millions in my inside SUMMARY OF THE The exclusive announcement in The World yesterday of cortuln intervention by the United States in Cuba Is borne out by the liap pcningti in Washington Prcbldunt McKlnloyH no far as is to await the verdict of the Muine Board of If it shall bo made clear that Spain Is a money indemnity will be weeks time will bo allowed for this reparation to bo Then will follow President McKlnleys message to urging Immediate Intervention and tho recognition of the Cuban By some wellInformed persons it Is said that this recognition will bo made wlthiti the next thirty A daily synopsis of the testimony Maine Court of In quiry has been forwarded to Secretary Experts at the Navy Department have interpreted it for President so that tho formal findings of thecourt will hardly bo necessary to Inform tho Executive as to the cause of tho Congress shows a disposition to leave the settlement of the Cuban question entirely in tho Presidents His dependence for with tHe approval of even the most con servative AlthoughWashington officials fully expect In tho event of war between Spain and this country Great Britain will sympa thize with the United England has as yet made no repre sentations to that effect Sir Julian the British Am and Secretary Sherman both deny that Queen Victoria has sent any message to be laid before the Secretary Long hurried a recruiting board South to enlist in machinists and President of tha American line of called at the Navy De partment to confer the transformation of the four great steamships of that line into auxiliary Tho Paul may bo so fitted out on her return to New York from her present trip to Havanas condition grows more disturbed day by The Volunteers are on the edge of an while the debased ele ments of the population are being Inflamed an inporidlary press and hotheaded Theslightest Scovol precipitate an antiAmerican riot at any Lee suggests that the New York drop into Havana to get their officers who are members of the NavalCourt of Inqur and then drqp out Just to show part of the Spanish population that America has fighting ships which are more than a mutch toy the Vizcaya and Havana has not yet seen one of our four flratolaas v ilollnnt lash into Havana The antiAmerican press lost Its virulence and counselled Spains creditors In Prance are uneasy and want better security for tholr They temper their demand with a vague promise to help Spain raise another loan under hard Herbert a Conservative member of tho British House of Kitvo notice that ho would put to the Government a question suggesting that tho services of the British Navy bo placed at the disposal of thu United Ho did not press tho IIo explained to Tho World correspondent that it reflects the fooling of nine out of ten The Spanish policy In Cuba linn boon suddenly The Sagnsta Government Is now seeking the support of the Spanish party and the fearing that a conflictbetween Autono mists and Conservatives would give tho United States cause to Inter Spanish officials at Havana object to the relief work of the Red Cross Investigation by a World staff correspondent shows the charge of successful smuggling to bo Tho Government has ordered tons of opal from a Cleve for delivery at Key West for the naval A large bonus has been offered for prompt fulfilment the and the Government has arranged for special trains so that there may be as llttlo delay as The American Peace Society asked that prayers for the preven tion of war bo offered in all churches next Senator of whose mission to Cuba IB said to have boon undertaken at President McKlnleys declares as tho result of his Investigation that if the American people could as I have tho starvation and they as Whlttlor pour forth wine and who ac companied Senator Proctor on his gave The World by the Senators permission the details of the misery they had Parker declared that every one In Havana knows that the Maine was blown up by design and that the Spaniards no longer deny HI the most popular newspaper confesses that tho Maine was probably blown and says it wishes it knew the name of tho hero that did The same paper in a leading editorial attacks by name Sylvester The Worlds war WISOHS VOICE FOR Siioolal to The WarUlX March liam In Clevelands now President of Washington Rind In hia su to of the Such ho was tha principle upon whloh free sovernnwmt lii Ho contrasted tlio resources of Sjia4n and Ow United and uaM he did nir Special to Tha March during the last twentyfour hours arc important as indicating that preparations for solving the Cuban question by force of If will be hastened to Every net and expression of the day and night hns had a tendency to confirm tho exclusive announcement made In The World that the President will recommend tho recognition of Cuban By same persons t is said the recognition will be made In thirty Cabinet officials and leaders In both branches of Congress are now con vinced that a crisis Is The liberation of Cuba will bo accomplished with or without t The President Is at work on the flrst rough draft o his message tot But as yet this Is only a series of notes or He has fully determined to recommend to Congress the recognition of Cuba aa a sovereign He will withhold the transmission of the message until the findings of the Board of Inquiry are laid before him next He may even delay longer until he has decided what shall be done about the Tho exact method of this has not been settled If the Inquiry Board reports no official blame attaches to and the loss of the battleship may therefore be settled by a money the Cuban problem will more readily solved and without Tho Department of Justice has been Instructed compile all bearing on tho question of demanding1 and securing Indemnities dis listers like that of tho All tho points of International law associated with tho subject will be submitted for the Presidents Infocmatlon When these precedents and legal facts are in his possession the question as to whether Indemnity shall be first demanded or held In abeyance until tha recognition of Cuban independence will be decided The President desires to Investigate every case of record in which one nation has demanded of another financial compensation for the loss of life or In no event will the settlement of the Cuban question be long If It shall be decided to demand an indemnity from Spain the President will place a brief time not exceeding two foV compliance with final Favorable consideration of such a demand will not prevent sub sequent recognition of Cuba as a An Immediate refusal by Spain to consider financial reparation would hasten recognition by at least tVfo The Cabinet and leaders of both parties do not regard tha Maine Incident as now constituting tho question of vital It Is adjunct to a proposition of more The President has from the outset considered the feature of demanding an Indemnity from Spain solely on the ground that ho seeks to justify any action he may take In the eyes of the civilized Ho will seek to conform to all the rules and dents of International Tho Worlds exclusive statement outlining the Presidents Cuban policy attracted widespread attention In It was the flrst accurate in formation given on the No attempt was made in any quarter to contradict tho facts ns It was to all those Senators and Repre sentatives who do not sustain confidential relations with the President a Tho plan as indicated is In every respect highly satisfactory to all those who favor tho freedom of It goes further than many had h oped and The granting of belligerent rights to the prior to Maine would have met the desires of The recognition J of independence will place the Cuban Republic at once on a footing equality with all other BO far as the United States 1 ty It is expected that Brazil and possibly other republics of thr1 Western will quickly follow action by this BRAVE BILL ANTHONY THINKS VENGEANCE IS NEAR AT f Special to March Bill the marine orderly of has sent a letter to a young woman in Chicago in answer to one con talning a clipping referring to Anthonys splendid The which is dated March reads Dear very Kind letter arrived only yesterday and proved a balm to my wounded heart and To stand day by and comrades taken from the what once tne very embodiment of strength and beauty Is sor dear a day of vengeance Is near at the starry 1 ot Freedom will bo unfurled the battlements of El Morro andvtlab when American womanhood will greet the return of thers who went forth to avenge the foul murder of Yankee lying unconscious of danger In a supposed friendly But nothing can ever bring back to their loved ones yfto a They but are not As I am a witness I cant tell you more of the horrible affair than you should meet I hppe to tel you in detail of its I have been much lauded tor simply doing my m the Maine would have same thing if he betler disciplined orew never trod a and the t cant say how UmfMlljbe W not think an ua e be inuoh Conor in flip Poluud AVuter In or purity and mtdlolnil Spanish send KS 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