The Argentine Revolution.
CITIES IN A STATE OF SIEGE.
SCENES OF BLOODSHED IN BUENOS AYRES.
ONE THOUSAND PERSONS KILLED AND WOUNDED.
SUCCESSES OF THE INSURGENTS.
A TEMPORARY TRUCE PROCLAIMED.
[per press association.]
Buenos Ayres, July 27The towns of Buenos Ayres, Santa Fe, and Cordova are in a state of siege. Dr Pelligrini, the Vice-President, is exercising executive power. President Oelman has gone to the provinces to collect troops, and will attack Buenos Ayres if the rebels are successful. General Campos, who was recently imprisoned for conspiracy, was rescued by the rebels, and placed in command. He is supported by the Revolutionary Committee, who have issued a manifesto announcing they are determined to remove Celman's Government. Sailors are defending Government House with mitrailleuses. Heaps of police and soldiers are lying dead in the streets, It is reported the Minister of War has been killed. The rebels repulsed two attacks and wounded the chief of the police. The Government are expecting reinforcements from Lavate. The insurgents are reported to be getting the upper hand. The populace are favorable to the malcontents. The navy are neutral, and the military divided. (Received July 29, 10 a.m.) i Buenos Aykes, July 28. Government has ordered the mobilisation of the National Guard, and are appointing generals to the regiments. The citizens generally desire the downfall of the Government. (Received July 29, 12.25 p.m.) The insurgents have captured the barracks, Arsenal, and the Piazza. Lavatte, from whence Government expected re-inforcements, has also fallen into their hands. Saturday's conflict was adverse to Government, and more troops hare joined the rebels. The revolution has now spread to the provinces. The authorities are negotiating with the navy for assistance. The latter was understood to be neutral, but there is reason to believe that sailors favor the insurgents. It is computed that a thousand persons were killed and wounded in in the outbreak. A truce for 24 hours has been arranged. Rome, July 28. In view of the serious outbreaks at Buenos Ayres several warships have been ordered to proceed to that city to watch over Italian interests.
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The Argentine Revolution., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2477, 29 July 1890
The Argentine Revolution. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2477, 29 July 1890
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