Hostilities begun, Spanish steamer captured by Key West Fleet

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    Wilmington Messenger Extra announcing, and outlining hostilities leading up to, the blockade of Havana Harbor. Section headlines include: "Information as to fleet to be withheld" by order of Secretary Long; "Call for Spanish reserves"; "Manifesto by Cuban government"; "The coal embargo"; "Weyler in conference with the Queen"; "Annexation of Hawaii as a war measure"; "Hong Kong squadron"; "Flying squadron for coast defense"; "To call for 100,000 troops"; "Connecticut troops" and "Woodford's train stoned".
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