Chargé Sleeper to the Secretary of State.


(Mr. Sleeper reports that the British consul called at the legation September 13 and stated that he considers British interests in jeopardy. He says Western Railway [British] bridge at Cabazar, bridges of United Railways [British] at Bejucal and Rincon, all in Habana Province, destroyed by rebels to-day. No traffic on Cuba Central, Western, or United of Habana railways. Buildings Hormiguero, Central Company Constancia plantation, near Cienfuegos, burned to-day by rebels. Governor Santa Clara says city Santa Clara threatened.)