Fort Wayne News, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1898, Fort Wayne, Indiana
THE FORT WAYNE NEWS. Twenty-Fourth Year. SATUKDAY EVENING, MAY 7, 1898. The People's Paper. We have a few more dozen of those IMPORTED CHAMOIS LINED BICYCLE LEGGINGS, Which we are now selling for 50c And any Bicycle Rider who misses this sale will always regret it. Don't delay. Call at once and see the as- sortment in our window. Every pair retailed at to CO. Rome City 50c Sunday. TO LOAN FROM TO HOT AIMNT. ANST PEE80N IN NEED OF MONEY tan borrow it on their Household Goods, Pianos, Horsea, Wagons, Carriages, Bicycles, Fixtures, Etc. THE PROPERTY TO REMAIN IN YOUR POSSESSION All Business Private and Confidential, ffo Delay. Lowest Ritei. IT PATS TO BORROW OP US. LOAMS TO SALARIED PEOPLE diefl or gentlemen) on their own name. INDIANA MORTGAGE LOAN CO., ROOM 3, ARCADE, (up Blairs) Open Saturday evenings 7 to REFRIQERATORS. H. J. Has got his new line of Alaskia Refrigerators on his f loor.They are beauties, all solid, hard wood, highly finished His prices are so low that everybody, it would seem, could have one. Do not fail to see his stock when looking for Re- frigerators, Water Coolers. Ice Cream Freezers and Qas Hot Plates. At H. J. Reliable Stove House. ANOTHER FLY. Wheat Goc? Up Again Tala Reports a Sale. HK'ACO, May Wheat took anoth- er lly this morning. There was an ad- vance over last of 5ft cents. At .Inly liail lo Loiter reports bushels sold to American Cereal company at Tbe Weather, l-'nir WL-athor and Sunday, Dewey? Do we Bell Wall Paper cheap? Home nuJ see. L, 0. Hull, 00 CnUionn St. MASTER OF THE SITUATION. Commodore Dewey Officially Reports His Great Achievement to the Wavy Department at Washington. WONDERFUL WORDS OF A WONDERFUL MAN. The City of Manila at His Mercy-Capture of a Naval Station and Destruction of Fortifications. HE IS PROTECTING THOSE WHO ARE IN HIS POWER. Tenderly Caring for the Spanish Sick and Wounded Paroles the Gar- for Land Forces. UAVITK, MAY 1. I HAVE TAKEN I'OSSESSION OF TUB -NAVAL STA- TION AT CAVITK, I'HILIW'IN'E ISLANDS, AXI) DESTROYED THE FORTI- FICATIONS. I HAVK DESTROYED THE FORTIFICATIONS AT THE DAY ENTRANCE AND 1'AKOLKD THK OARR1SON'. 1 CONTROL THE HAY COM I'LETKLY AND CAN TAKE THE CITY AT ANY TIME. THK SQUADRON IS IN EXCELLENT HEALTH AND SPIRITS. THE SPANISH LOSS IS NOT FUL- LY KNOWN, VERY HEAVY; 150 KILLED, INCLUDING THE CAPTAIN OF THE KE1NA crMRIKTINA. 1 AM ASSISTING IN PROTECTING THE SPANISH SICK AND TWO HCNDRKD AND FIFTY SICK AND WOUNDED ARK IN THE HOSPITAL WITHIN OUK LINKS. Til HUE IS MUCH EXCITEMENT AT MANILA. I WILL I'liOTKCT FOREIGN 11F.NTS. (SIGNED) DEWKV. 0, Uewcy was the lunrninr: tin', lit.il of -May: And Dowry was the admiral Down in lUaiiila bay. And Duwcy were tin- c; Thpni royu! orb1! of blue, And Dewey feel discouraged': 1 Dew nut think no Dew. WASIIINCiTOX. May llic wire.-) last. Sunday night cann: Hashing Hie first news of a. remarkable American victory in Manila buy. Tlie dispatches canu: through Etmmw ami wero Mint by nnd yot from tile llr.st Ameri- cans were, assured fbal tin: defeat, of the Spanish by Commodore Dewey and his A.-jiiltie squadron was I'oinjiIolL1. Little by til tie came, tin: story of this hero's daring cmid, of his entrance, into the mined boat, Hiijrh .McCultnch had reached Iliing with the news of (he Anieri ran at. .Manila. It slaletl that the entire Spanish Hoof, of Vtsst'ls di.'stroycd, tliioo. Spnnianls killeil. anil four hundred wounded. Our lim was none killed and lint MX slightly wminded. Not imi: (it Ainoriean ships was injured. A little Inter Lieutenant llrimdy. Ad- miral Dt-wcy's Hag lieutenant, reported to the navy department, by eahlo the arrival of the. McCulloeh at HOUR Kong, the ca- blegram of one word, loch.'' The following is the. first ollieia] report rc-i-chcd fiom Commodore Di-woy at the navy departinent: MANILA. .Mav 1. The Minadron arriv- THE FLAGSHIP OLYMPIA, Tbo Olympia, tho flagship of tho Asiatic squadron, was bnilt in 1891. displacement in fi.fijO; horsepower, speed, 2J.ll knots. She lias four 8 inob brecchloacling rifles, ten G iuch rapid firo gnna, fourteoa fJ pooud aud BIS 1 puuud rapid iiro Rims and four Gatlihgs. Kho is a modem protected cruiser. liurlun' nf I ho enemy, of of lilt; jrnsif. uf his Jiiiiiiliilntinn of Llii! ilcot iiml lliwi eniiiR flic word thai, tin; cubli; coniiiiclions hf-cu hrnkoit ami tlmt until some boat could cover llic Ii28 inilos Iii-twei'ii ami Kon-f, tins climax of llm stir- uvcnt (.'Olild only bit LoiijoL-tunjd. 'I'liri-ft tins, howi-ver, liwn a time since Sunday's dmsivn hutlli! when tho naval exports hrni hsivt; wnvcvoil in tlnvir lirlietlhat. Cum morion- wns com- plete miisfer of tlio sitnalion in .Awintie waterw. They mlhered to tlu- theory that ill case no news was news, and tlmt he. was merely flnfeliinx up his coinpiMt so far as his ivsoinx'OS allowed, bnfont eoininiiniualiiiK with his Washing- Ion superiorii. Tins morning cnvly from London caino llic unofficial dispatch laal tho dispatch ed at. :it day-Iireak lliU and inimetliately i-ngagcd the i-iu-niy and destroyed the following ('riiiH- eis Nh- de t.'nbu. Christiiiii, Don Antonio LMlo, Pun Juan ih- trill, Vulaseo; tfim bouts Eleano, Marquis del Dmlco; armed (rans- jiovf. lisa MinJaito. The Amcriean ron is uninjured; only a few men wounded. 'Jin- only of li-logniph- ing is the American finiMil Hong Kong. I shsill cummuiiieaie wilh him. (Hign.-d) DKWKV. Thn di.iimtt'h from Dowey :IK given in these, dispatches, was brought, mil of S.-c- irtary Long's piivale ollieo and by him 10 a crowd waiting in ilic hall. 'J'here were twelve lines in the dis- patch, but Ihu secretary road only four. In ino report Duwey said that ho silenced uuUe.rie.-j completely, that ho cut tlio aiblc, himself, and tlmt he was unable to hold his position, or rut her unable to hold the iskind.t on account of not having enough landing force. Secretary expuryutcJ thu refer- cnoc to culilu cutting and (o thu lack of io Innil nt Manila. This 1m proha- bly did for prudential reasons. Secretary Aljjcr with Secretary while, the dispatch was translated, and imme- diately after hi' was informed of the con- tents lie hmned to Ihe war department to nuili forward preparations for sending troop-i tu support Dt-woy. llnny of the preliminaries have bcon completed, and the "ijninli'oii transports ami war shins will leave Sun Fnmciseo a.-, rapidly as thpy can he inado ready. .Secretary Ltmjr, after reading the dis- patch from [Jewry, "It, VTAA a most wonderful naval achit-vtMnenl aiul idled s thu greatest credit on our oilicerd and men. The lire from our h-htns must have been so rapid and etl'ecfive that the hirds were in 11 manner stunned, anil never recovered until Hie baitlo After lite translation of the. dispatch then: was an immediate conference be- tween tin- president. Secretary Long and Secrlary about, .sending troops to .Manila. a refill I of tho consul of war. trnnjH will lie sent to the Philippines as early as pusMhlo. Tim irip from Pan Fran- ci-cu in .Manila will la Ice al.ont fourteen toi-y was overwhelming and complete. Nolhin- like the, operation- conducted l.y JV.vi-v. his men and i-hip-. recorded in the history of the world. That Anieri- cans .-ustuincil no lores' in the action with the Spanish ships and batteries is considered marvelous It was the second from Duwey, however, which has bronchi thu blush of pride to the check of every loyal Ameri- can. When it learned ;it Manila Unit lli-wry and Ms'.-quadiou had left Ktmji' for Mil'. Philippines, the governor of Manila ir-sue-l :L i-crie.-; of proclamations in whii-li In- as-ci-lcd that :L lot of hire .-ailing under Hit1 Ameiimn Jhifr, were coining to ,Manila to rob and burn, and plunder if they eould; to prey upon tin- proni-rly of the Spaniards and to rob if women oi thfii honor. JJstc-n (o the words; of (lie fonnnaiider Hie men branded: CAVITK. .May f have taken po-vt-i of the naval .-lation at Cnvitc. 1'liil- ippino Islands, and debtroyetl the forlitiea- lioiH. I have destroyed the fortitk-ations at the fiitrani'i' nf the buy and have .led the I eontroll the hay inplelely anil can take Hie city at any lime. The squadron i-? in excellent health and spirits. The Spenish is not fully known, but is very heavy. One hundred and fifty are killed, including eaplain nf tin- Ilcfiiiiii liililina. 1 am itsniating In taking care, of the Spanish rik'k and wounded. Two hundred and lifty ?it-k and wounded are in flic hospital lines. Tht-n- jrreat excitement at Manilu and 1 will protect the foreign rehi- denls. (Signed} DKWJiV. IIOXOU RIK ASMINCTON, May 7. The follow- in- telegram v.as l.y Long tn Commodore Di-wey to-day: "The pres- ident, in the iiaiin- of llie American peo- ple, thanks yon and your dllin-rs and men llieir splendid achievement and over- whelming vti-iory. In recognition lie has appointed yon acting admiral, and will rei-oniniend ;i vote of llianks to yon by cdiigrons, as a fur further pr.i- niotion." I.ONC. -Sl'AXIAKDS SUIlltFA'DKK." UOCUKSTKIU V., -May 7.--Mrs. Williams of the. American consul :it- Manila, who is on the Hn.'j ship with Urwey, tliis morning received this cablr- Hang Kong, from her husband: "Spaniards surrender. All is well. 11AXDALL WASHINGTON. May V. A eahle.grain from Connnander Hodgs.lon, of the dw- pal.-h lioat-McClllloch at Hong Kong, Krank chief engineer of Hie. died May I. llo does not indicate wln-ther he died from natural caiiHcn or was killed in battle, l-higinei-r Randall was ln.ni in Ihunp.shire April 1850. AXdTMKH KKV WKST. May an- olhcr n-arhed hero thU morning. Thft .Si'iani.-ih brigantim: I'rannuito, of llarcelona, bound from Montevideo to Havana, was captured'by the cruiser Montgomery ofl' the Cuban coast, loaded with jerked beef. INDIANA TItOOJ'S. May Fairbanks was at. the white Injure, yester- day mid asked President MeKinley just when Indiana'H (piota of voluntecrH'would be rcquiled for active whether Hie soldier boys from liis state would he ordered to camp ut Washington among Llm who will be gathered at. this city. The president told him that everything probably de- pended upon the news from Dewey, and tlmt the complexion of immediate, opera- tions in the West Indies might lie chang- ed by whuU-vor dispatches miiy 1'f reeeiv- from Hie The Asiaiie sipiadron which ut-ihiy given such ;i reimirkalile account of it.-k'If does not so larRe nor so formidable on paper it must, not appear tin- world to bo. It consists of the tlagship Olympia and throe other protected cruis- ers, JSallimure, Boston and llaleigh, and two gunboats the Concord and IVtrel. There were 1.IIHH ofticers and men on the destroyed by Dewey'fi ileH :w follows: I-le dc' Cuba, 1114; Isle de Ln- 7.011, ItMj Keimt Cln-ihtina. Don Antonia dc I'llo. ITU: KI Cano, OS; General Lexo. !IS: Har- WORD FROM SAMPSON. ATTHENAVY DEPARTMENT All are Expectant for the Hews of Another Decisive Naval Battle. WASIUNtiTON', May While ulliu- ials arc reticent, there is ovt-ry believo that Admiral Siimp.Hoii with a di- vision of Jii-j tleet., is protcciling Uico iu hopes of jnreting the (iipo stjnadniii in that vicinity, Naiujiguii, it is supposed, hot after the big KpaniHli crnii-errt, ami it ft tho expectation that anolln-r big' nuval hattle will fought, in :t few days. I-'UOAI I'OHTO NEW VOKK, May 7. The >-Lcanier AbydoH. of the N'ew York :uid Him company, Oaptuin Heindell, which wiileil from Bnu Juan, IVrto Ripo. April 30, arrived ye-Htcrday und brought a full cargo of ingar tivo paswngers. all Americans. The. an- W. THE GUNBOAT CONCORD. Tlio Concord built in 1889. Hho IUIK six f! iudi bvoHuliloadinK rifles, two 0 pound aud two 3 poniid rapid firo ifaas, two llnhthkim revolving eaunoti nnd two Gatlingy. Hur iliNplacouient irf l.TIO, Jjyr Jiorft-ppower and htr speed Iti.S knotn. Ih'l DlHTO. !IS; Ulr tic JlilllllllUii. alniiit. .'100. Till' lint (If- ciili'd tlutt tin: J'tim'S I'or tul'tsiitf nl the l-ltli infiuitn- and Iliird nrtillcrv. nill lie [nini mill vuhintctirH, anil the rillciiicn. nlilt-Ii wcif vaiwd Ijy lirotlicrs of Si-niilur of Iditlni. Miijtir (icncral I'itx llujili an mili- dU'v of the Philippine, rv- Kniilcil til-.lay :i BRITISH WARSHIP. ml tv. in., anil Man.. It ii Stated That the Renown Will dulse About Cuba. HAIJl-'AX. -N. S.. .Mav after- imun an oili.-er uf tho SVennd who was going on hoard tlie troop s'hip Dilwara, that fresh orders had jiHt been reci-ived irom lOngland the nent to proced to Kingston. Jamaica. .riginally intended. Tlie slva.....r, which vas Iving in streiim all dav, Went M-JI at, once. There, art; I .'ill tars on board ttic Dilwiirn. Thcv arc to he dniftcd on llritMi ship lieiiown wara reaehes Kingstnn, and it is Mated' in naval circles lieu- tlmf. the. Renown will i immediately proced to Cuban waters. A. E. BULSON HONORED. Officeis Elected by the Doctors at Lafayette Convention. l.AKAVl-MTK. Iml.. May V. The Indi- ana -Mi'ilieal Society held its iiiei-tiiij.' vesterdav in tl.....luipel at I'nrilne. iinivcr 'iity. After a short executive session the following ollii-i'i-rt were elected: President--J. C. (Innvli. Knsiivillc. Vin- t'roident Ci'iirgi-. Kccjier, of Lafavette. SenvliM-y T. 0. Heath, (.f IndianapolU Ahfii-tJlllt Secivtarv- Ceorge II. (leant, of Iliclimoud. Trea-nier -A. K. Hnl-mi, of Fort Wavnr. BRITISH FLAGS ABUKDANT. Floating Beside the Stars and Stripes in Hew York. May ll.ijss :in: aliiinst as wlnintlant. as United Slates iieav the juni'tii.n of anil Pint' slrects. This is t.lie center of British tiro insurance companies' oiticcs. Nine liritish wcro etuinted to-dav within u hundred of Hie conifr. .Most of them were on ptiU'H sido liy side with thu l-nitcil Static over doorways or windows. Ms CaltllniT. ,i Mr. llnrcla >airl llr.vl lli'i' !unt tlt.il. lie nnd hi- h, Illollt'V I'lKIU-'-ll ll, .....i- Mr. Hi.i-.hi 11. fiirni a......I Sail .Ilian .-i -lisjiu- xnii'lill" Hi- uos rail-ill In- a MrallJiv num. Wlii-n pll-M-Ilt [Klllllll-S l-Dlllllll-lll-l-ll till- aiilliMiihrs a iiinilua MililU-iv on his fiirni. wliu liis ralllr mill Ifink i-vr-ryl liiiifi- ntn olVt-r nf liini fur lii- Tln-n- still in 1'i.rh. wlii'ii Mm Al.yiliM Aiii.MiK tiiciii was ArLlnii V. Dr.ikr. MITI- (iirv ill lilt, Aiiit-i-ii'iiu cniLsiiUtr ill Mnva SIU-... ItLTili'llil, :it. lllis IIHI-I.' i- n I'crto Kit-nil biihitlt'i'M mail. in li-.il lii- lif.-, :u li.- f..i llii-. anil In; n liai tor. Tli.. Avka.liu is ilin- I'nini I'orL Kican in :i ;unl in rii.' .111 li.-i" riiil.il Slilrs ML ii (ri.-n.l "f Mr. Ki.rilu. antl n -nnu- ti.......limit two afjo al thtr Itunlii i-uilsnl to tlt-t- tu his lift1, Inn Itmiitl lin-ans ttv -all in all Anit-rit-aiis ,-.iiluii :i ,li-- tant-c of tin- fity. .Mr. Itnnla. how- t.uni-il and htl tlitl lint to liis itliont, an i-ll'oit to sjivr re- Inaini-il In-hinil. lint. lln> -u inti-nsc that whi-n tin1 Alinlos uas almill. to sail tin- Honla. family went ilunn to ami Mr. Monla. sai.l that tin, llrilis........-ill al San .Inan. whom hi> livtion. n-fii-.vl al. lii-Kl. lo ilo anylhinjr for him. II.- to Mr. Manna, tin- Ami-iit-an i-onsnl al. San .Inan. who lo St. Thom.is. N'o uas v.il. Inn Mr. ILinlii lii'lifvi-tli.i llril- t-nn-iil al. St.. 'I hnina.H ivipti-sicij his rciiivst-nta.t.ivi1 ul. San .Inan In alVoiil .Mr. llonU ami his family llin try iiiot.-i-tiim, fhis olfor was and hi-i ami sons w.-nt nl.....nl tin' Abfil.w anil as In- will ah.mt lo sail. MOSQUITO I'l.KK'l'. May 7. Tin; mos- lli-i'l. is m-iirly ivaily I'm- The cutters tJrant, Hn.-th ami Oorwiu ImYG ilnnm-i] Ihi-ir paint ami lln> altera- tions on thn Vigilant and Aotivi! am alionl. Til.- Allia- ll-o-s is In-ill" litt.-il out. BRITISH STEAMER ASHORE. Fear That Her Crew and Passengers ale Lost. .N. May 7. The Iliilish slcam- Maintand, is ivportcd iishoii! ill llrokcn Hay. It is feared that, her thirty-six pas- sengers and crew of twenty-two art! lost. Eggs, Butter and Smoked Meats. l-Yesli Country lie. No. 1 Country Hull Hnl.ter, Ih.. llonil ,lar ilultcr, So Hi. ll.'sl. Hums, llrat, Onri-d Hhoiddri-.s. Choice Smoked Hiieim, IjOuisiamL Onionfi, Mow lliLianii I'olalocs, KltlllT for Hie NJ5WS.