(Telegram.)Miles, Major-General Commanding.
(Telegram.)Rock Island nearer center of city, overturning cars, burning stationhouses, and destroying property. There is a report that the mob intend sacking some of the principal buildings near Rookery Building to-night. The riot will soon embrace all the criminals of the city and vicinity. Unless very positive measures are taken, the riot will be beyond the control of any small force. Has the government any additional instructions?Nelson A. Miles, Major-General Commanding.
(Telegram—Confidential.)Rock Island Railroad. The mob also derailed a passenger-train coming into the city on the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne, and