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VOL. XI -
THE DALLES,' OREGON, TUESDAY MORNING JULY 5, 1898.
DEWEY'S BRILLIANT VICTORY
Cervera's Fleet Has Been Annihilated While Attempting to Get Away
Cervera and 1300 Men Prisoners Our Loss
WASHINGTON, July 4. The secretary of the navy has been informed that "while
attempting to escape from the Harbor of Santiago Cervera's entire fleet was annihilated by
Admiral Sampson's squadron. '
The attempt to escape was made at 9j30 on the morning of the 3rd, and in less .than
five hours the last of tha Spanish ships ran ashore about six miles west of Santiago and
lowered her flag.
Our loss is estimated at one man killed and two wounded, The name of the dead
rnan was Geo, H. Ellis, who held the position of chief yoeman on the Brooklyn.
TROOPS JME REAGJlED TJ1EIR DESTINATION
MANILA, Jul' 1, via Hong Kong, July 4. Friday the United States troops ar
rived at Cavite after an uneventful voyage. The transports City of S.ydney and Peking and
Australia with the Charleston as convoy, are the ships that conveyed the troopsacross the
On the way here the Charleston called at the Ladrone islands, a group in the Pacific which belonged to Spain, took
possession of the whole group, made prisoners of Governor-General Marina, his staff and the entire military force, and
raised the Stars and Stripes over the ruins of Santa Cruz.
The troops are in good condition and our only loss was Private Hutchinson, of the First Oregon, who died on the
City of Sydney on June 20th, and was buried at sea on Jnne 21st. .
DEWEY'S OFFICIAL REPORT.
WASHINGTON, July 4. The nav3 department has received the following report
from Admiral Dewey:
CAVITE, July 1, via Hong Kong, July 4, Tqree transports and the Charleston arrived yesterday. ' The Charles
ton ceptured Guam, Ladrone islands, June 21, without resistance, and brought the Spaiards from the garrison, Bix officers
and fifty-four men, to Manila. On June 29, the Spanish ganboat Leyte came oat of the river and cm-rendered to me, having
exhausted her ammunition and food in repellin? attack by the inBurgets. She had on board fifty-two officers and ninety
four men, naval and military. (Signed) DEWEY.
Santiago Will te Laiiia Ruins if not
SarreniereJ ty Noon May.
Sampson's Fleet Ready to Begin Opera
tions at the End of That Time
Shafter Reports His Army in a
Good Condition to do Effective
Washington, July 4. A lengthy and
unimportant dispatch was received
from Shafter today, Although much
rumor exists concerning it, it is stated
that Shafter - demanded the surrender
of Santiago by noon, otherwise he would
bombard the city.
'A trace has since been made by which
the Spaniards get until noon tomorrow
before a bombardment will be com
menced. This' trace is for the purpose
of giving the women and children in the
city an opportunity to withdraw.
A report has been given out by the
war department aa follows :
"Headquarters of the Fifth Army
Corps, near Santiago, July 3. Tonight
my lines completely surround the town,
from the bay on the north of the city to
a point on the an Jnan river on the
south. The enemy holds from the west
bank of the San Juan river to its mouth,
up the railroad to the city. General
Pando, I find tonight, is- some distance
away, and will not get into Santiago.
"Playa del Eate, 9:30 a. m., July 4.
Headquarters of the Fifth Army Corps,
near Santiago. When news of the dis
aster to the Spanish fleet reached the
front, which was during the truce, the
regimental band, that had managed to
keep its instruments in line, played the
"Star Spangled Banner," and 'There'll
Be a Hot Time in the Old Town To
night," the men cheering from one end
of the line to the other. The officers
and men, without even shelter tents,
haye been soaking for five days in the
afternoon rains, but all are happy.
General Miles received two dispatches
from Shafter this morning. In one
"I feel that I am master of the situa
tion, and can hold the enemy for any
length of time."
In the other Shafter says :
"My demand for the surrender of San
tiago is being considered by the Spanish
One of these dispatches was in re
sponse to congratulations from M:les, in
the course of which he said :
"I expect to be with you in one week
with strong reinforcements."
Victory for Ten Eyck.
Boston, July 4. In the twelfth an
nual championship regatta of the New
England Amateur Bowing Association
on Charles liver, Edward H. Ten Eyck
won the single scull race, one and a half
miles, in 10.46 1-5.
Bob Moore, ot La Fayette, Ind., says
that for constipation he has fonnd De
Witt's Little Early Risers tp be perfect.
They never gripe. 'Try them for liver
and stomach troubles. For sale by the
Snipes-Kinersly Drug Co.
A Fourth Expedition May Soon Be Sent
to the Philippines From Saii
San Fkancisco, July 4. It was ex
pected in official circles that within ten
days another expedition will leave thiB
place to reinforce Dewey. 'The Pern
and City of Puebla are the only avail
able vessels at present, but it is expected
that in a few days the Pennsvlvania and
City of Rio Janeiro will be chartered, as
impressed by the government.
On Sunday there were almost 150
patients in the field hospital, while pri
vate Savery, of the 23d U. S. infantry,
has died of pneumonia.
The Kansas. South Dakota and other
regiments are beinz outfitted anew, the
unserviceable garments having been re
called and good suits substituted.
South Dakota needs fortv more re
cruits ; Kansas wants eeveral more, and
the Jbaghteenth United States infantry
is short two men: The signal corps de
tachment at Camp Merritt wants sixty
more recruits in addition to twenty re
ported to be here on the way from the
East, and the United States hospital
corps attached to the field hospital de
sires 200 recruits to complete its quota
of 700 attendants. '
Two companies of the Second volun
teer engineers went into camp yester
day on the Presidio plain north of Camp
Miller. One company is from Colorado,
under Captain Draper, and the other is
a California company under Captain
Wrecken. Major Langfit is in com
mand of this battalion. The colonel of
the regiment is Willard Yoang. Two
more companies are expected in a week.
One is coming from Salt Lake and the
other from Portland.
Battery A, Wyoming volunteer light
artillery, known as the Alger battery,
in command of Captain Palmer, arrived
Royal makes the food pare, f
wholesome and delicious.
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., NEW YORK .
yesterday from Cheyenne and went into
camp at Camp Miller.
Corporal A. W. Lee, Utah troop cav
alry, at his own request has been re
duced to the ranks, and Trooper W. H.
Donaldson appointed in his place. The
troop was reviewed at 6 o'ciock yester
day evening by Captain Caineat mount
San Francisco's Grand Celebration.
San Francisco, July 4. Today's cele
bration was a double one. The great
victory achieved by Sampson on the sea
and Sbafter on land added to the luster
of the celebration planned by the peo
pie of San Francisco to celebrate the
national holiday. Patriotism and en
thusiasm were more evident than ever
before in the history of the city. The
parade of citizens and soldiers was the
greatest in the history of California.
Over 15,000 men participated in the
parade, including thousands of troops
from the forces gathered at Camp Met
ritt and from the Presidio, volunteers
and regulars, who attracted particular
attention from the 'thousands of people
gathered along the line of march. They
were Cheered ,to the echo as tbe'y
marched along. All the military and
civic celebrltes now in this city partici
pated, and the procession was reviewed
by General Merriman
Caab tn Tour Checks.
All county warrants registered prior
to May 10. 1894. will be ' paid at ray
office. Interest ceases after -June 10.
1898. C. L. Phillips,-
Everybody reads The Chronicle.
Vogi Opera House
Ofiiversiiy of California
Berkley Instrumental Quintet.
C. B. Newman, Character Delineator.
Rea Hanna, Instrumentalist.
"Brick" Morse. Tenor.
C. K. Parcells. Violinist.
Admission 50c; children 25c. Re
served seats without extra charge at
the usual place.
Why do we retail more Cigars than
Why do smokers go oat of their way
and pass cigars of the same grade?
Not because we have better cigars
or better brands, or any greater variety ;
no, not that. .....
Why, because we have the finest ci
gar case in the state and keep our cigars
in better condition. "
Snipes-Klnersly Drug Co.
Our Special Sale
For the week commencing Tuesday, effects our Clothing, Ladies'
Suits and- Skirt and Wash Goods Departments.
If you have not already bought your Summer Suit you should buy
one at once. This is the opportunity of the season '
33 j per cent
Off the regular price on and Men's Summer Suits.
25 per cent
Off the regular price on Boys' and Young Men's
SUIT AND SKIRT DEP T.
MDIES' TfflMR-iaflDE BLOUSE SUITS
AT LIBERAL REDUCTIONS.
A beautiful lot of stylish garments. No two alike. All of this
season's moat advanced cut.
$16 00 Suits ': Reduced to $ I 1 .85
$17.50 Suits Reduced to $13.00
$20 00 Suits ; Reduced to 1 4,83
We're not to be overlooked on. Dress Skirts. Our Fourth of July of
ferings are proving to be just what we expected them to be
See our $3.00 all wool Dress Skirt; of a navy blue material, plain
ground with white hair line, well lined and finished. The price is reduced
Our $1.75 plain black Sicilian Dress Skirt can now be bad for $1.25.-
Our regular $1.25 blue and white or black and white checked Dress
Skirt is now 95 cents.
Special attractions in Wash Goods Dep't.
C. J. STUBLilfiG
Wholesale and Retail
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
. Agency for the Greatest American Liquor
Yellowstone Sour Mash Whiskey.
WHISKEY from $2.75 to $6.00 per gallon. (4 to 15 years old.)
IMP0ETED COGNAC) from $7.00 to $12.00 per gallon. (11 to 20 years old.?
ALIP0ENIA BEANlJlES from $3.25 to $6.00 per gallon. (4 to 11 years old.)
ONLY THE PUREST LIQUORS SOLD.
HOP GOLD BEER on draught, and Val Blatz and Hop Gold Beer in bottles.
Imported Ale and Porter. ,
JOBBERS IN IMPORTED and
wasco warehouse G
Headquarters for Seed Grain of au kinds.
Headquarters for Feed Grain ot ell kinds.
Headquarters for Rolled Grain, ail kinds.
Headquarters for Bran, Shorts, mTllfed
Headquarters for "Byers' Best" Pendle-
OT1 "FlOUT Tni8 Floar 18 manufactured expressly for family
'v'x use : every sack is guaranteed to give satisfaction.
We sell our goods lower than any honse in the trade, and if you don't think bo
call and get our prices and be convinced.
Highest Prices Paid for Wheat, Barley and Oats.