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|Article Title||The Week's War News|
|Paper||Washington County News|
THK WELTS WAR NKVVS A Uriel' l)iev,t of Opera! ions or Land anil Sea. i'ELEGRAMS RECEIVED DI KING THE WEEK. Culled Expres.-ly for Re:u!i ! who t Not Take the Daily Papers. MOXIl.W. Jure) 13t.ii. lS'.lS'. Late on Sunday fcvcning the stars ami stripes could be -.een Coating; from the Marines on the Mil of Ouantanamo, Cuba. The , American men or war were- in the Har-bcr Har-bcr ai-jd all is quiet . Tlie British Steamer Twickenham, with 3,200 tons of coal aboard for S Admiral Cervera, lnis been captured loon, It is supposed that all of the ,-essels are now fairly under way. The 'cnsoi'sliip will be niodilied on dis-latehos dis-latehos in the future. The Insurgents it Manila are trying to establish an . nde.pendent Government before the nicrican troops arrive. The American Ameri-can -i shelled another town about .'i miles iast of Santiago yesterday afternoon. 'Jnitod States Marines are throwing up fortifications awaiting the coming of he P. S. troops. Blanco at Havana is felting; tired of doing nothing, and .vants the Blockading fleet lying outside out-side of Havana to shell the city, or try .conclusions with the forts. It is slated that Blanco still has communication Madrid. All London Newspapers arc rejoicing- at Letter's downfall and some say, that he merits beggary, for his war against mankind. A. panic has been caused in Liverpool, by the collapse of the. Tjcither wheat corner. WKI1XESDAY. A New York dispatch says that a by the American Cruiser St. Louis. A, semiofficial dispatch to the gov-(inmeiitat gov-(inmeiitat Washington from Madrid ?.;sys that the Spanish Government has prmouneed its ability to eon I i nuc the Tr.tr indefinately. A dispatch from Cadiz, Spain, via London, to slate department de-partment at Washington this morning jays that the Spanish Fleet now at Cadiz is unlit for the sea. A special dispatch from Fort Russell, Wyoming, this morning says that Col. Torry's regiment of rough riders has been ordered to report at once to General Lec at Jacksonville, Florida. The U. S. cruiser San Fransisco ran aground on the coast of Massachusetts this morning during a dense fog. It is thought that the vessel ctiij be. floated without danger. An expedition comprising 773 . officers of-ficers and 145(14 enlisted men, under the command of General Shafter, sailed from Key West tit daylight this morning morn-ing for the invasion of Cuba. A powerful power-ful squadron of warships escorted tle expedition. ' The Torrey rough riders will probably probab-ly go to Porto Rico. The war department depart-ment announces today that another expedition, ex-pedition, consisting of lo,000 men, will soon leave Key West. Immediately after President Mc-Kinley Mc-Kinley signed the war revenue bill Secy. Gage issued a circular calling on the people for two hundred million dollars in popular subscriptson, paying three per cent interest, in lite form of twenty year Govt. Bonds. The denominations de-nominations arc from twenty dollars up find the small subscribers will be given rttlentiou first. Journal special from Mole St. Nicholas states that the American marines intrenched in-trenched ou the hills of Guantanamc bay were forced to abandon their pos-tious pos-tious and retreat to the ships in the bay, owing to an overwhelming Spanish force opposing them. Several American Amer-ican officers and marines are reported kiilod. San Francisco, June lo, The second fleet of transports weighed anchor an-chor at 1 o'clock today and are now on their way to Manilla the Utah batteries were on board. The American marines and Cubans completely routed a force of four-hundred Spaniards at Guantan-iimo Guantan-iimo last Sunday; one American wounded woun-ded and forty Spaniards killed. A dispatch dis-patch from the U. S. camp, entrance to Cuantanmobay, June 14, via Kingstown, 'Jamaica, June 15, says: The U. S. ! marines and Cubans attacked the Span-! Span-! ish camp situated five milles from the (entrenchments; they completely routed ! a force of four-hundred Spaniards, breaking up their camp and destroying the well which supplied them with water; one American and four Cubans were wounded, and two Cubans killed: Spanish loss believed to be forty killed, fifteen bodies already recovered. On Monday night oil' Santiago the dynamite gun - of the Vesuvius were tested with great suocoss; there shots were fired at j the Spanish fortifications and it is be 1 hived great damage was done. On I Tuesday morning the New Orleans ' shelled and partially destroyed the new batteries east of Moro Castle. The Navy Dept. posted the following bulletin today: Admiral Sampson reports that he has been reinforced by several hun- A kite dispatch says that Hobson end party are all right. TUKSDAY, A Vienna dispatch says, The Post Zeitung this morning says, Spain has urged the Powers to ask the Un ted States to occupy Manila, in case 'lie City stirrer.ders, and not allow the insurgents in-surgents to do so. A Washington dispatch says, ollicial information is that the army has n '. yet sailed Iron Key West for Cub'. Batteries "A" A "I!" Utah light artillery artil-lery wen, on board the steamship China tit Sa,;i Francisco to-day. the expedition 'eaves fer Manihl to-tnorrow afternooj The Navy Dept. today posted the following fol-lowing bulletin. Mole St. Nicholas, ': I. Liettl. i.lue just returned after a dolour of 70 si a t'.ite miles of observai ion of : : e Harbor ot Santiago de Cuba. He i e- ports that the Soanish licet is li c. The Spanish attacked vigorously the j Camp of Guantanamo. Theoutpo-: of four Marines were killed and '.heir bodies mm dated barbarously. Stir reon Gibl.s was killed. Signed Sanipse The statement from Washington today, to-day, to the effect that ollicial t ehvralns from Key West that the 11. -el of invasion invas-ion had not h'fi t his morning, h.i-provoked considerable complaints from the Pres. down. It is consider -;1 dis-praeefn! dis-praeefn! and shows gross itieoinoei ,,ney nomewherc. Pres. McKinley viH. it is Maid, take the i:i.-U let- into his own hands K further delay Is encounter, d. But that the movement dragged, and many of the ships did no;, move t:i this sft.-r- dred Cubans, and that our forces at Guautanamo are in a very satisfactory condition. The town of Acerraderos has been occupied by the troops under General Rabbi. The men under Gen. Garcia are cooperating with the Ameri-! Ameri-! can forces. Tltt.'HSDAY. A dispatch from C'anuanea, Cuba, i states that three American warships shelled and completely destroyed the Spanish fortifications at that place. A dispatch from Catnuguey, Cuba, says six-thousand Spanish volunteers and many regulars have deserted and joined the ( 'uban army. Santa Cray, has been invested by the Cubans. A dispatch from Washington this morning' says Frank A. Meaeham, I'lah. was nominated surgeon. 2nd U. S. Vol. Engineers, with rank of major. Ceo. If. Penrose, Utah, brigade surgeon, sur-geon, with rank" of major. It is announced an-nounced that the Spanish lleet has left Cadi for an unknown destination. A dispatch from Washington this 1 morning stales that a boat especially lilted out with baloous left 'Tampa. Fla., on Tuesday for Santiago. It is staled that the U. S. Embassy at Berlin has declared that the U. S. will not permit German troops to be landed in the rhiHippines. The Germans, the American added, have, as lit; it- right to occupy any part of the Philippine Islands as they h.nve :o oeeupv New York. Newport. News: A special states that the foreigners or, the. au:hi''Y U. S. cruisers Yaie and f( 'onttnii.al t'-;i 4t.ii page. -vHIO V.'ZEK'S wai: N:ov;s. j e'oii'.inucd from iii! pa-'L-. ! I Jai-vai'd. are kivkinjr abeut l'.srbl'rj; for lie United StLiti'-: the AiiK-rieaa t 'oni-uanuers 'oni-uanuers are haviiie- dilliaul-.y at pres-.;it pres-.;it v. i-.li the Lk'it i.-'.i ar.d (.'.ernian viee onst;!-, out if is thouah.t it can socn be obviated. Dispatch from Sa,r.iairo ,:a'.;'s jh;it the Spaniards are stil! re-iortiue re-iortiue to bi;-.lr.vhackin;r taeiies in iieir warfare. A dispateh. to ths New Vufk Herald o-day from Cadi, via Cibralter. says jit.re in jireat exeiteinent-at t'adiy. ov-npr ov-npr to fears of tlm American lieet eom-ug eom-ug to Spain. It lias been decided to ;end reiuforeemeiits to the Canary slancls. Spaniards dread the Amer-aaii Amer-aaii squadron and the Spanish reserve !eet, in amieipatlon of bombardment is repariny to dep.art hastily, in pai.s. md meet at some designated spot in he oeea.n. A Madrid dispateh to the sew York Herald says that the hvht-ngr hvht-ngr ut Manilla continues incessantly, ,nere are skirmishes at intervals day aid ni'iit, and a lack of provisions has ompelled the Spaniards to yield cer-ain cer-ain points; both ammunition and food .re scarce; Jesuits and L'alliolie sisters .re fleeing. Not expected that Jlanilla .vill ea.pitulatc; until the American roops arrive. A AN'aslbn Hon dispatch ,ays that Shaft ers army of invasion is hi its way to Cuba. .FJilDAY. The Spanish troops in Manilla have icon thirty-six hours without food, .he inaryents are lining- into Manilla tself. A dispatch from oil' Santiago ne American troops are expected nere this morning', and will be landed est of Santiago. The Spaniards are earful, in Santiago, of an uprising in ne city itself, owing' to a scarcity oi ood. It is rumored that Admiral Jervera's ships are threatened with .estruetion at the hands of the Span-ards Span-ards if he does not furnish more food .applies. The havoc wrought by the lynamite cruiser Vesuvius turns out to ,e more terrible than at first supposed, t is thought that Admiral Sampson iTU allow charges nitro-g'eletine to be .sed in place of gun-cotton. Efforts have again been made to cx-.nange cx-.nange Lieut. Hobson and party for ipanish prisoners, but without success; ien. Blanco has the power to mak3 the ;Xehang-e but refuses to act in the mater. mat-er. A dispateh from Manilla, via long Kong, says, Spanish powers is .rumbling in the Phillippines. Gen. 'ena with one-thousand Spanish solders sol-ders have surrendered at Santa Cruz, nd similar surrenders have oceured at ther places. Manilla, via Hong Kong: -'he insurgents propese to form a republic re-public under American tutelage. A dispateh from Madrid, 4 p. m. .ays: Admiral Camara's fleet passed Gibraltar headed for the African coast; ae fleet consists of over twenty, and .as an enormous quantity of war material ou board, including' a myster-jus myster-jus new explosive. 0 p. m.: Admiral Jamura's fleet is said to be heading for Ooston to bombard coast towns. It is xpectcp that the work of the Vesuvius ill make a revolution in maratime warfare. A late dispatch from the leet at Santigo, says the effect of the ischarg'es from the dynamite cruiser aade the garrison crazy with fear. Admiral Dewey telegraphs from Cavite, 'ia Hong Kong, to-day, saying, the in-urgents in-urgents have surrounded Manilla, .ak.en twenty-five hundred Spanish risoncrs whom they treated most hu-nauly. hu-nauly. They do not intend to take the ;ity at present. Twelve merchant vessels ves-sels are anchored in the bay with juard of neutral men of war with Jewey's permission. Health of American Amer-ican squadron excellent. The German ommander in chief arrived on the 12th. Three German, two British, one - rench and one Japanese men of war are now in port. The Spaniards ai e impotent with ra.g'e. bewilderment, im.t iispair over their erudition. The alfes are crowded with officers. The insurgents are in every outgoing quarter quar-ter of Manilla awaiting signal to advance. ad-vance. A dispatch from Havana says on June ltith lire was opened on coast batteries of Santiago, the c nnonading being fearful. Guns were disabled, parallels des: roved, and other injury inllicted. The Americans suffered severe damag'e. Shells fell on American Amer-ican ships from miles oil', while under the hot lire of Ihe hattesies the Americans Amer-icans had to retreat. Over three thou-s thou-s md Spaniards have been captured at .Manilla. Hawaiau annexation is now assur.-d- Pres. Dole will be first Governor.