The Indianapolis News 8.November 1873
.v;rr youk ciTr: The irtriulnt .tfltilr in Cuba. Niw Y"f!K. tr ember Nothrng UdJi-lioii;ii has been rccdrfd from Havana t-g;mlmg the execution of Uic Virginiui crew -incc vesterdnv. It is expected tile stentuer now ifue fromVaiuaica will . bring imiottant i,..rricii!iirs alariut the late movements of the Viiginius and iilo ftcomplctc list of those on iHjiird at tlir time of ber copturr. ' ll i- sia'.Vt! that aifieetifig of Jhc Cubans 'itid Americans -Mill fre Ireld nexf Week at Cooper Institute, when all (ifpeJtl will be inaile to the government in behalf of the prisoners. Already protests have been drawn u against Commander Antoin, of the Tor-n:iilo. in the couwe pursued by him. Protests will be' forwarded to the eovernmentsof the FnitCd Slate? tfnd fireat Britain. Tlie elTect ot the Capture of the Virginius, it i believed, will be" to pi'fdpHitte matters. As tu the iu'estiu of the recognition of Cuban belligerent rights, never before was there a better opportunity for carrj-ing.on a revolution. Instead of' gliding to Cuha l.'JOt troops, tin- !spHiiwh. 'government was only nble to sciul four luindred. and in .ill" there were inly .VXio regular soldicf5 1 tt the island, :iml liiey were .spread au over too country, tin- volunteers would not. light, claiming they were only armed to protect themselves from the niiils'of the Cubans', and among the reg-. u la r spiinish troop there was much di&eii sion owing to the Kcpublican and Carli.st tnmliles in Kurojie. Iarge supplies of arms and ammunition had been conveyed to Cuba, and in the interior the patriots were onlv awaiting the arrival of the Virginius with leaders before making a desperate struggle. Over 30rt Cubans in this city, it is reported, have declared their intention to proceed Jto Cuba as soon as possible to avenge the deaths of Verona, Delsal and others. V Over six hun dred Cubans are now out of work here, and many are desirous of proceeding without a moment's delay. The Herald editorially claims that the action of the Spaniards in seezing the Virgi ni-us was an outrage bh .an American vessel, and calls upon the Government to abate the Spanish dominion in this, hemisphere as a nuisance. . .