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ANOTHER WEEK OF DEBATE
SMALL CHANCE OF A VOTE ON
HAW An THIS WEEK
Anti - AmicxntlonlNtM Willing; to
Aarroe Vpon Some Day Next Ses
sion for a Flnul Vote, lmt 'Will
FltilkUHter to Prevent a Dl»i»«i«l
--tion of the Mutter Before the Sen
ate Adjourns Moune Outlook.
WASHINGTON, June 26.— There are
no positive indications of the close of |
the Hawaiian discussion in the senate, !
and, unless the unexpected happens,
debate on this question will continue
for at least another week. There are
rumors floating about the capitol that
a vote will be reached or an agreement
for final adjournment had toward the
end of the week, but no confirmation
of them can be secureo. from the lead
ers on either side of the controversy,
so that, in the language of Senators
Jor.es and Davis, they appear to be
• The proceedings last Saturday after
noon and the admission of senators
who oppose annexation indicate quite
clearly their purpose to resort to dila
tory tactics, while the appearance on
the other side are that there will be
more pressure brought to secure a
"We have a sufficient number of
speeches engaged to insure our going
on for three weeks," said Senator
Jones, of Arkansas, In discussing the
outlook. He added, as he stated in the
senate yesterday, that he was willing
to fix a day next session for a vote,
but that he would not agree to vote
during the present session. He said
that, in case an effort was made to
extend the daily sessions Into the
evening, the friends ot the resolutions
would find it necessary to maintain a
Senator Davis, who is managing the
contest for the annexationists, said he
would insist upon 11 o'clock sessions,
and he also expressed the opinion that
it would be necessary to extend the
daily sessions into the evenings.
"We have demonstrated our ability
to maintain a quorum," he said, "and
we have abundant assurances of the
willingness of senators to remain here
Indefinitely to insure the enactment of
this legislation. Consequently, we do
not find it necessary to accede to the
proposition to let the matter go over
until next session, even with a day
fixed for a vote."
The opposition count on th^ appropri
ation bills consuming considerable
time next week. There is general con
fidence that the conference report on
the Indian appropriation bill will be ta
ken up Monday, and that it will be fol
lowed by the conference report on the
general deficiency bill. The annexa
tionists proceed on the theory that with
the appropriation bills all out of the
way and nothing standing in the way
of adjournment except the Hawaiian
resllutlons it will be easier to secure a
vote, and the ajiti-annexationists wel
come the introduction of these reports
as affording new subjects for discus
The anti-annexationists welcome the
return of Senator Ailen from his home
and the recovery of Senator Gaffery
from an illness which threatened to in
terfere with his sprechmaking. Senator
Bi-tler also has receded from his deter
mination not to speak. All three may
be counted on for some time, as they
are all capable long speechmxkers.
SvT-itor Pettigrew expects to sppak at
considerable length, while shorter
speeches are expected from Messrs.
Clay, Tillman, Jones, Berry, Bateman,
Lindsay, Roach, Paco. Chilton and
other Democratic senators, ajid from
Senator Spooner, Republican. It is in
timated that the drscu^ston may become
acrimonious and that some of the an
nexationists may be drawn into it. The
outlook therefore is for a week of long
speeches and increased hT/urs of dally
""It is posisible these may result In an
early vote being reached, though the
prospect is not now very bright for a
speedy winding up of Hawaiian affairs.
BANKRUPTCY BILL ASSURED.
No I), ul.c of the Fate oif the Meaanre
In the House.
WASHINGTON, June 26.— Nothing
of importance is likely to come before
the house this week. Conference re
ports upon the sundry civil, Indian
and District of Columbia appropria
tion bills probably will be submitted,
and the conference report upon the
bankruptcy measure, which the senate
has adopted, will be considered. Its
adoption by the house is apparently
Mr. Hull, from the committee on
military affairs, will insist upon con
sideration of a number of bills made
necessary by war demands, notably
one to increase the force of the ord
The situation in the house is such
that final adjournment could be
reached easily within a very few days
should the senate dispose of the Ha
waiian resolution. Henceforth the at
titude of the house must be that of
waiting upon the action of the senate.
WAR SHIPS IN MOTION.
The Rom Katnlidin Sails Prom
Hampton Rohiln South.
PROVINOETOWN, June 26.— The
Ram Katahdin left today for Hampton
Ro?.ds. She was followed by the cruiser
San Francisco, bound for Key West.
The collier Soutrey accompanied the
New York, June 26.— The auxilary
cruiser Prairie, which has been at dock
at Tompkins Island, since laat Thurs
day, coaling and taking of supplies, has
received an order detaching her from
the North Atlantic station fleet and re
ceived an order to proceed at full speed
to Key West. She will proceed immedi
New York, June 26. — The torpedo beat
Talbot left today for Key West and will
call at Norfolk, Va., on her way down
PRETEND TO LIKE IT.
The People of Huvana Say They En-
Joy the War,
Copyright, IS9S, by the Associated Preas.
From a Spanish Correspondent.
HAVANA, June 26.— The people of
Havana are getting: accustomed to the
blockade and the incidents of war tinus.
Tneir courage is returning, and they
are once more resuming' attendance
upon religious servraSß and participat
ing in their customary armis?'ments.
The Insurgents, It is officially report
ed here, have sustained numerous losses
In the province of Santiago de Cuba.
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Their position there Is growing worse
and th.ir bands there are growing
smaller, divided and very difficult to
The official accounts of the engage
ments in the province of Santiago de
Cuba on Thursday and Friday of last
week, represent that the American
forces, supported by artillery, attacked
the Spanish near Santiago de OWha on
the morning of the 23rd, but were re
pelled with logs. The Spanish losses
on the 23rd and 24th were cne cffic.r and
eight soldiers killed and three officers
and twenty-four soldiers wounded. The
Americans, In the combat of the 24th
(Friday) alone had twelve killed, among
those a captain, and fifty wounded.
On Friday, 1n front of Santiago, there
were twenty-two American warships in
addition to supply ships.
On Friday morning at Baiquiri the
Americans, In considerable force, sup
ported, by artillery, renewed the attack.
Among the attacking forces were in
surgent bands, shouting "Cuba libre."
In the two engagements the Americans
alone sustained no fewer than eighty
lost, killed and wounded.
II A! IT 1
Continued from Plriit Page,
er Lepanto, Spain's best ship, will
leave Carthegena in ten days for Ca
di zfor her gun trials. The Cardinal
Cisneros is at Ferrol, and is of little
value. Several transports still remain
at Cadiz, with a few guns, but they
are useless for the purpose of convey
SAW A CRUISER.
LONDON, June 26.— Lloyd's agenit at
Gloucester says that the British steam
er Discovery from Rosario, May 11,
J which has arrived at G\">uc s i er, reports
that on June 10 she sighted In latitude
34.32 north, longitude 14.55 west, a
double funneled cruiser, presumably
Spanish, and esrorting a tramp s'.eamer
with a black funnel with a white band.
The vessels were steering west
southwest, and were proceeding at a
epeed of eight knots.
SPAIX IS SOT SERIOUS.
Washington Does Net Believe That
i'.iiiKini Is Bound for Manila.
WASHINGTON, June 116.—Notwith
standing the report of the arrival of
Admiral Camara's squadron at Port
Said, at the entrance to the Suesz canal,
the officials here still doubt that the
vessels are bound for the Phi'.ippin-es.
Rumors reached here, unconfirmed as
yet, that the only iron-clads in the
squadron, the Pelayo and Carlos V.,
have left the squadron and returned to
Spain, so that Gamara no longer pos
sesses a force that would threaten
Dewey. If this be so, either the Span
iards have realizsd the f.:l".y of leaving
their home ports unprotected, or they
have received Information from the
British gc vernment that the navigation
of the Suesz canal cannot be jeopar
dized by allowing such deep draft un
wieldly Ironclads to attempt the pas
Seme attention has been attracted at
the state department by the dispatch
from Madrid to a British paper stating
that Carriara's purpose is not to attack
Dewey, but to seize and hold with his
ships and troops, another island in the
Philippine group. It is supposed, if
that Ib bo, that the objeot Is purely dip
lomatic, the Spanish government being
anxious to truthfully maintain in the
event that peace negotiations are force I
upon it, that the Unl'ted States is not in
such complete occupancy of the Phi ip
pines as would justify a demand for
th-eir retention as one of the terms of
FLYING CUBAN FLAG.
Dispatches for Palma Direct From
the Cuban Capital.
KEY WEST, Fla., June 26.— The sloop
Isabel came into port early this morn
ing, flying the Cuban flag. On her
were Captain Raefel Mora, Lieut. Fe
lix de los Rios and four others of the
Cuban army, who carried sealed dis
patches from the Cuban government
to Senor T. Estrada Palma, of the New
York junta. These dispatches will be
forwarded by the local junta.
The Cuban capital is now at La Sper
anza in the Camaguay district, twelve
miles from Cubitas; twenty-eight miles
from the coast and twenty leagues
from Nuevitas. All the members of the
j government are there except "Vice
■ President Capote, who is in the United
On June 9 a great battle was fought
in the Camaguey province by Gen.
Recios, of the Cuban army, with a
! force of 1,500 men, and 5,000 Spaniards.
i The Spaniards were defeated, and re-
I treated. They buried their dead in
seventeen graves, which the Cubans
opened. Some of the graves contained
j eleven bodies, others nine, six, two and
Iso on. In all, the Cubans counted 150
: bodies, and their scouts reported that
I 107 Spaniards were carried away on lit
, ters. The Cubans had nine men killed
| and thirty-two wounded. Gen. Men
j ocal, with 2,000 men armed with rifles,
i landed by the Florida expedition at
Fort Banes, is on his way from Santi
| ago province to reinforce Gen. Gomez
| near San Espiritu.
MEN FOR SHAFTER.
Th"c Auxiliary Crniser Harvard Sails
From Newport News.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., June 26—
The auxiliary cruiser Harvard sailed at
2 o'clock this afternoon for Santiago
with the Ninth Massachusetts regiment
and two battalions of the Thirty-fourth
Michigan. Crowds of people gathered
along the river shore and gave vent to
their patriotic ardor by continuous
cheering as the stately cruiser moved
down the stream.
The repair ship Vulcan followed the
Harvard' to sea.
NO WAR NEWS.
Nothing: From the Front Received
in the West Indies.
PORT AU PRINCE, Hayti, June 26—
NO" war news has been received here
ST. THOMAS, D. W. 1., June 26—
No news has been received here from
the scene of hostilities this morning.
During the Hot Spell
Drop business in earnest, for you are only
pretending anyhow. Grab your grip and start
for Yellowstone Park. There you are a mile
and a half above the sea, where the days are
comfortable, the nights cool, scenery grand
and trout fishing at its best. Call on Xarth
ern Pacific City Ticket Offices, St. Paul and
Minneapplis, for detailed information, or
send six cents to Charles S. Fee. St. Paul
Minn., for Wonderland '98.
Very Low Rates to Milwaukee and Return
Today via the "North-Western Line." Call
at Cit? Ticket Offices, 395 Rohert St. St.
Paul; 413 Nicollet avenue, Minneapolis.
THE ST. PAUL GLOBE MONDAY JUNE 27, 1898.
BITTERLY FOUGHT BATTLE
THE WOMEN OF DENVEE CATCH
THE SPIEIT OF WAE
Tide for the Presidency Seem* to
Be Turning; to Alice Ivea Breed,
olf BoHton, Who Will Be Nominat
ed From the Floor to Oppose Mrs.
lowe, the Official Candidate for
DENVER, Col., June 26.— The Gen
eral Federation of Woman's clubs is
on the eve of the most bitterly fought
battle In its history. Tomorrow morn
ing la the time set for the report of
the nominating committee and the
election of officers, and the outlook Is
for a bitter figbt in the convention.
So kleidopscopic have been the
changes in the last few days that it
is impossible to presage the result;
but many believe from the continuous
caucussing that has be#n going on,
that a great surprise 1b in store for the
federation. At the same time the tide
seems suddenly to have turned to
wards Mrs. Alice Ives Breed, of Bos
ton. It has been decided that her
name shall be presented for the presi
dency from the floor to offset the of
ficial ticket headed by Mrs. Lowe, of
The name of Mrs. Barnes, of Louis
ville, as well as that of Mrs. Platt, of
Denver, is also mentioned prominent
ly for the place.
The following is the full ticket made
up by the committee to be presented
to the federation:
President— Mrs. William B. Lowe, of At
Vice President— Mrs. Sarah S. Platt, of
Recording Secretary— Mrs. Emma A. F«x
Corresponding Secretary— Mrs. Anna D.
West, of Sommerville. Mass.
Treasurer— Mrs. Philip Moore, of St. Louis.
Auditor— Mrs. M. E. Young, of Portland,
Board of Directors— Mrs. Mary S. Lcckwocd
of Washington; Mrs. Charles Henrotin. of
Chicago; Mrs. C. H. Morris, of Berlin, Wis ;
Mrs. H. H. Pyle, of Bridgeport, Conn.; Mrs.
R. L. Buckwalter, of Springfield. O. ; Mrs.
Willirm Todd Helmuth, of New York; Mrs.
Harriet Windsor, of Dcs Molnes; Mrs. Fran
ces Eastman, of Los Angeles; Mrs. Frank
Ford, of Qpi-ahs.
Sunday has not been a day of rest
far the club women. A party of pleas
ure seekers scaled Pike's Peak, and
those who remained in Denver crowd
ed the churches, where feminine
preachers delivered splendid sermons.
Two afternoon sessions of a religious
character were held. The children's
meeting in Broadway theater was ad
dressed by Mrs. Jane Adams, of Chi
cago, and songs and exercises by the
little ones. In Trinity church che
vesper service was "The Bible in Lit
.erature," with lntrepetreative readings
by Miss Helen Coule, of Boston, and
"Bible Study," by Mrs. Amy P. S. Sta
cey, of Washington.
The Broadway theater was packed
from stage to top gallery In the even
ing to hear address on "Spiritual Sig
nificance of Organization." Mrs. Long
street, of Philadelphia, presided with
Mrs. Morris C. Benjamin as local as
sistant chairman. The programmo,
interspersed with music by the Wom
en's club chorus of Denver, was as
follows: "The Federation Idea—Reci
procity Spirit," Mrs. Belle M. Stout
cnbrough, of Plattsmouth, Neb.; "The
Labor Standpoint," Miss Jane Adams,
'ef Chicago; "As Shown by the Work
of Mary Steele," Mrs. Charlotte Reeve,
of Ohio. The services concluded with
the singing of patriotic airs.
Tomorrow afternoon a literary ses
sion will 'be held 'at the Broadway,
and a library conference at Unity
church. The biennial address of Mrs.
Henrotin in the evening will conclude
110 CITY 1 01
Continued from First Page.
came visible they fired. Never for an
instant did they falter.
One dusky warrior of the Tenth oav
alry, with a ragged wound in his thigh,
coolly knelt behind a rock loading and
firing, and when told by one of his com
rades that he was wounded laughed
and said: "Oh, that's all right, that's
been there for some time."
INTO A TRAP.
In the meantime away off to the left
could be heard the cracks of Col.
Wood's men and the regular volley fir
ing of the Spaniards. Over there the
American losses were the greatest.
Col. Wood's men, with an advanced
guard well out in front and two Cut>an
guides before them, but apparently
with no flankers, went squarely into
the trap set for them by the Spaniards,
and only the unfaltering courage of the
men in the face of a fire that would
even make a veteran quail prevented
what might easily have been a disaster.
As it wais, Troop L, the advance guard,
under the unfortunate Capt. Capron,
was almost surrounded, and but for the
reinforcements hurriedly sent forward,
every man would probaibly have been
killed or wounded.
"There must have been nearly 1,500
, Spaniards in frqnt and to the sides of
j us," Baid Lieut. Col. Roosevelt, when
I discussing the fight. "They held the
| ridges with rifle pits and machine guns
and had a body of men in ambush in
I the thick jungle at the sidee of the road
over which we were advancing. Our
. advance guard struck the men in am
bush and drove them out. But tihey
lost Capt. Capron, Lieut. Thomas and
about fifteen men killed or wounded.
'The Spanirti firing was accurate, so
accurate, Indeed, that it surprised me;
and their firing was fearfully heavy.
"1 want to pay a word for our own
men," continued Lieut. Col. Roosevelt.
"Every officer and man did his duty up
to the handle. Not a man fllnchsd."
From another officer who took part
in the fighting, more details were ob
"When the firing began," said he,
"Lieut. Col. Roosevelt took the right
wing with Troops G and X, under
Captains Llewellyn and Jenkins, and
moved to the support of Capt. Capron,
who was .getting it hard. At the same
time Col. Wood and MaJ. Brodie took
the left wing and advanced in open or
der on the Spanish rlghit wing. Maj.
Brodie was wounded before the troop 3
had advanced 100 yards. Col. Wood
then took the right wing and shifted
Col. Roosevelt to the left.
"In the meantime the fire from the
Spaniards had increased in volume, but
notwithstanding this the order for a
general charge was given, and with a
yell Che men sprang forward. Lieut.
Col. Roosevelt, in front of his men,
snatched a Jnfle and ammunition belt
from a wounded soldier, and cheering
and yelling with his men, led the ad
vance. For a moment the bullets were
singing like a swarm \t bees all around
them and every lnsta'nt some poor fel
low went down.
<: On the rig-ht wing Capt. McClintock
had his leg broken by a bullet from a
machine gun, wfoile four of his men
went down. At the same time Capt.
Luna, of Troop F, lost nine oi his m;n.
Then the reserves, Troops X and G,
were ordered up. Col. Wood, with the
right wing, charged at a block house
8('O yards away, and 001. Roosevelt,
with the left, charged at the same time.
"Up the nun went yelling like fiends,
not stopping to return th;fe fire of the
Spaniards, but with a grim determina
tion to capture that blockhouse. That
charge was the end. Wheh within 500
yards of the coveted positjpn the Span
iards broke and ran. For the first time
we had the pleasure, which the Span
iards had been experiencing all through
*he engagement, of shooting with the
enemy in sight."
DEEDS OF HEROISM,
Flah the First of the Rough Riders
JURAGUA, Cuba, June 25.— 1n the
two hours' fighting during which the
volunteers battled against their con
cealed enemies enough deeds of heroism
were done to fill a volume. One mem
ber of Troop E, desperately wounded,
was lying squarely between the lines of
fire. Surgeon Church hurrted to his
side, and with bullets pelting all arour.d
him, calmly dressed the man's wound,
bandaged it and walked unconcernedly
back, soon returning with two men and
a litter. The wounded man was placed
on the litter and brought into our Ilno3.
Another soldier of Troop L, conceal
ing himself as best as he could behind
a tree, gave up his place to a wounded
comp&inlon, and a moment or two later
was himself wounded.
Sergeant Bell stood by the side of
Capt. Capron when the latter was mor
tally hit. He had seen that he was
fighting against terrible odds, but he
never flinched. "Give me your gun a
minute," he said to the sergeant, and
kneeling down he deliberately aiimed
and fired two shots in quick succession.
At each shot a Spaniard was seen to
fall. Bell himself seized a weapon
from a dead soldier and fired himself.
When Capron fell he gave Sergeant
Bell a message to his father and said
good-bye, and then was borne away
Hamilton Fish Jr. was the first killed
by the enemy's fire. He was near the
head of the column as it "turned Into
view. He killed one Spaniard who was
firing from a dense patch of under
brush. When a bullet struck his breast
he sank at the foot of a tree, with his
back against it. Capt. Capron stood
over him shooting, and others rallied
around him, covering the wounded
man. He lived twenty minutes. He
gave a small lady's hunting case watch
from his belt to a messmate as a last
With the exception of Capt. Capron,
all the rough riders killed in yesterday's
fight were buried this morning on the
field of action. Their bodies were laid
in one long trench, each wrapped In
blankets. Palm leaves lined the trench
and were heaped in profusion over tlw
dead heroes. Chaplain Brown read the
The dead rougrh riders rest on the
summit of the hill where they fell. The
spot is most beautiful. A growth cf
grass and flowers covers the slopes and
on the top a far-reaching view is had
over the tropical forest. Chaplain
Brown has marked each grave and has
complete records for the benefit of
friends .of the dead soldiers. Capt. Cap
roa's body was braughf into Juragua
this afternoon, but it was deemed in
advisable to send the remains north at
this season, and the innerment took
place on a hilLside nest the sea shore
back of the provisional hospital. A
parting volley was fired over the grave
of the dead captain, ■ and the bugle
TROOPS TO THE FRONT.
Fifteen Regiments Ordered to Tans-
pa From Camp Thomas.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga., June 26.— 1t is
no longer a question that a large
force of troops are about to be or
dered from Camp Thomas to the front.
An order was issued by command of
Maj. Gen. Brooke today which vir
tually amounts to an. order for the
movement of fifteen regiments to
In accordance with this order the
First division of the First corps and
two brigades of the Second division of
the same corps will form an expedi
tionary force and are ordered to be
immediately prepared and equipped
for active field service. The follow
ing brigades are Included In this or
First brigade, commanded by Gen.
Ernest, and composed of the Eighth
Massachusetts, Third 'Wisconsin and
Second brigade, commanded by Gen.
Sanger, and composed of the Fourth
Ohio, Third Illinois and Fourth Penn
Third brigade, commanded by Gen.
Wiley, and composed of the Sixteenth
Pennsylvania, Second Wisconsin and
First New- Hampshire.
First "corps brigade, commanded by
Col. Gardner, and composed of the
Thirty-first Michigan, One Hundred
and Sixtieth Indiana and First Geor
Second brigade, commanded by Gen.
McKee, and composed of the First
West Virginia, One Hundred and Fif-
I ty-elghth Indiana and Twelfth New
The order does not specify Just when
theee troops will go or to what point
they will be sent for embarkation, but
it la understood they will go to Tampa
for direct departure for Cuba.
That the order means an almost im
mediate move was signified by the
general rush this afternoon. -The ord
nance department received large
stores, Including Springfield rifles and
other equipments sufficient to com
plete the fitting out of twenty regi
ments. As soon as these stores ar
rived they were rushed t,p the various
regiments for which they were in
■-j- ■ h-
MAY ABANDON] CAIMANERA.
Spaniard*, It Is IK-llev^il. Will De-
Bert tlie City.
Copyright, 1898, toy th£ Associated Presi.
PLATA DEL E6TE, Guantanamo
Pay. Saturday, June is believed
hore that the town: ,of Calmanera, on
the upper bay, Is abpy* be abandon
ed by the Spaniards,; who are said to be
in a desperate condition 'bwimg to lack
'of food. ! I f/
' The report is that they will leave the
town and fall back, on : Guantanamo.
Several Spanish soldiers were seen
about Caimanera today, but 'the number
there Is understood to be small.
TIME TO QUIT. .
The Parla Temps Gives Madrid
PARIS, June 26.— The Temps says:
The hour has struck for the Spaniards
tc abandon all illusions and to serve
t the country by strong measures.
HEROES OF SIXTY - ONE
CAPT. CASTLE EULOGIZES THEM
The Soldier* of tbe Civil War, He
Says, Have Lived to See the Frui
tion of Their Fondest Hopes, the
Reunion for Which, a Genera
tion Ago, They Fatught in Fact
as Well aa In Name.
Capt. Henry A. Castle, sixth auditor
of the treasury, delivered the memorial
day address at Chattanooga, Term. The
time and place served as an inspiration
to the St. Paul man and his efforts"
was regarded as particularly strong.
Surrounded with men who had fought
on opposing sides within sight of where
he stood and with another army tented
in the distance, the captain's spring of
oratory swelled with even more than
his accustomed freedom. Following
was his address:
Abraham Lincoln, standing upon the battle
field of Gettysburg, pronounced, in these
majestic words, a text for the commemorative
discourses of all succeeding time:
"It is rather for us the living to be here
dedicated to the great task remaining be
fore vs — that from these honored dead we
take increased devotion to that cause for
which they here gave the last full measure of
devotion; that we here highly resolve the
dead shall not havSiftied In vain."
Any observance which fails to gather the
lessons taught by the occasion, which falls
to stimulate this high resolve, is a hollow
mockery. For the loved and early dead we
cannot preserve too sacred a memory. They
were the flower of our comradeship, the
heroes and martyrs of our generation. Their
names are written on our hearts and their
deeds are precious to the nation forever.
The cause for which they fought justified
and sanctified the sacrifice. And the events
in which they and we participated, howso
ever we may have personally affected them,
were among the most momentous that are
recorded in the annals of time.
Our liberty, purchased by the blood of rev
olutionary ancestors, had for nearly a hundred
years been a priceless heritage. The details
of the nation's growth and progress during
that period, need not be rehearsed. Save th»
one blot of human slavery, that by a bup
posed temporary necessity was left upon its
escutcheon, the framework of the govern
ment, seemed admirably planned for its in
tended purpose. One section demanded the
continuance of slavery, and the other section
felt obliged to consent. By an unwritten
compromise the organic law was purposely
left obscure at some points that the interests
of one section may be protected, while the
conscience of the other is quieted— a truce like
that between fire and powder while the fuse
is burning. With the growing prosperity of
the country, the profits of the institution to
one section increase, and with the developing
intelligence of the people, the repugnance of
the other section to that Institution increases
also. The resources of statesmanship are ex
hausted in a vain endeavor to supplement the
original unexpressed compromise by others
more definite and binding. Able statesmen,
after a life-long wrestle with the vexed prob
lem, give up in despair, and sink Into their
graves, appalled by horrors which their en
larged vision enables them to foresee. At last
antagonisms become so intense that cham
pions of the institution seek to save It by
having it officially, declared to be a cherished
national blessing, instead of an excused sec
tional evil. Then the cloud that has been
gathering for eighty years bursts like a bomb.
THE FIGHT THE VICTORY.
When the swift tidings of the country's
peril are flashed over the land her sons rush
to the rescue. Long and bloody is the con
test. The road to victory lies over mountains
of difficulty and down through valleys of suf
fering. But after four years of carnage the
day of triumph comes. The rebels ground
their guns and cease their resistance, and the
defenders of the Union march proudly home.
Slavery has been abolished, and open ques
tions of constitutional law have been settled
by the sword. The principle of nationality,
cemented by the logic of Marshall and
adorned by the inspirations of Webster, has
been crowned with victorious battle-aural
and is forever impregnably entrenched in the
common sense and patriotism of the people.
No one is entitled to all the credit for this
splendid consummation. Slavery was abol
ished because its doom bad been writ'en on
the celestial chimes; because the nineteenth
century had come; because the free school
and the free press and the open Bible hid
come: because the flying engine and the
speaking wire had come; because Wilber
force and Garrison and Harriet Stowe hid
come; because Lincoln and Seward and Stan
ton had come; because Grant and Sherman
and Sheridan had come; because 2,000 OCO in
blue had come; because the great and terri
ble day of the Lord had come, and no power
could longer buttress or bulwark the crown
ing injustice of our civilization.
The decade before the Civil war was the
golden decade of the republic^the period of
preparation. In the public rehoolß and In
the quiet Christian homes of the North were
being unconsciously nurtured the coming he
roes of the century. A majority of the sol
diers of the Union were born between l c 4o
and 1850. Between 1850 and 1860 they were
trained; educated and disciplined for their
immortal work. They 19 nineteen years of
age in 1861. They were the boyu in blue, ana
they put down the Rebellion, with the h°lp
of their mothers, who prayed for them nnd
the. girls they left behind, who cheered them
on, and the omnipotent God, who guided them
And in that golden decade, the saving, sanc
tifying power of free institutions was evo'.v
ing from the ranks of private citizenship th°
consummate leaders for the strugg'e just at
hand. The new wine needed new bottles
and when the vintage was ripe the vessels
were ready. Down in the little Inland city of
Springfield, 111., was growing for his glory
one of the marvels and miracles of history
He was a man of obscure origin; of poverty
so deep that much of his youth was snent
Jn a cabin without door or window or floor
or furniture, and with one whole side open to
the howling winds; of education co limited
that the sum total of all his attendance at
school was less than one year. Yet when the
awful summons came he was ready, and In
that terrible crisis he lifted himse'.f by his
splendid abilities, his exalted character and
his magnificent achievements, to such a com
manding eminence that the aggregated re
nown of all the kings of the earth for the
past 5,000 years already pales before the
splendor of his fame.
OLD SOLDIERS OP TODAY.
Nearly 2,500,000 individuals enlisted In the
Union army for the suppression of the re
bellion. Of these, It may be roughly esti
mated that half a million died or were killed
during the war, a million have died since the
war and a million still survive. Those sur
vivors are the old soldiers of today They
are no longer young; they will never be
younger; they are the "old soldiers" now and
will be to the end. But they have survived
the vicissitudes of war; they have lived
through thirty years' of the prosperous peace
they fought to secure, and they have lived
to witness a national development which tr'
umphantly attests that their fallen com
rades have not died in vain. Organized into
the great national order of the Grand Army
of the Republic, they have inculcated a spirit
of loyalty and patriotism. Among other
things, they have established this touching
memorial observance that the principles for
which they fought may be perpetuated in the
hearts of their fellow citizens.
Neither this observance, nor any of their
other benevolent, patriotic or fraternal cus
toms have been adopted in a spirit of ani
mosity. They make no apology for cherish
ing the sacred memories of their army serv
ice, but they Indulge no feelings of hatred
or intolerance. On the contrary, during all
the years which have elapsed since the close
of the war, the Grand Army of the Republic
has taught and practiced the widest tolerance.
We are profoundly conscious of our position
as the acknowledged victors in a memorable
contest. Whatever the present may with
hold of universal consent to the sacredness
of our cause and the completeness of our
triumph, we exultantly leave to the abitra
ment of time, of God and of history.
It was Henry Watterson, an ex-Confederate
who said at a banquet of the Loyal Legion
in St. Paul, three years ago: "I "had rather
be here tonight, surrounded by the surviv
ing veterans of the Union, than be president
of the Southern Confederacy, if there were
a Southern Confederacy, a?, thank God. there
is not." Another ex-Confederate wrote that
magnificent poem. "High Tide at Gettysburg,"
with these significant stanzas:
"They fell who lifted up a hand
And bade the sun In heaven stand.
They smote and fell who set the bars
Against the progress of the stars
And stayed the march of mother- land."
"They stood, who saw the future come
On through the war's delirium.
They smote and stood who held the hope
Of nations on that slippery slope,
Amid the cheers of Christendom."
These patriotic utterances were but pre
monitions of a glorious truth then unre
vealed to many minds, which the stirring
events of recent days have made universal
The soldierH of the Union not only fought
to preserve the nation and free the slave.
They fought to preserve for their mistaken
adversaries, now brethren of the same fold
and sharers of their glory, a priceless herit
age, they would have blindly forfeited. It
was not to the vanquished a defeat, it was
the grandest victory of the ages. In spit«»
of themselves, in opposition to their braves 1 .
endeavor, they were forced to accept a boun
tiful Bhare of the wealth which our Heaven
ly Father had Inexorably decreed should re
main the petpetual possession of his chosen
people in this affluent, beautiful land.
ARE UNITED AGAIN.
What God had joined, they vainly strove
to sever. And now their gallant sons touch
shoulders with ours, as they produly march
under the flag we mercifully, fraternally,
prevented them from rending to tatters In
their, delusion. It Is as much their flag as
ours now, and there Is Joy today among the
celestial cherubim, over a nation regenerated,
redeemed, reunited, the morn'.ng star of hope
to a hungering, sorrowing world.
Let no man dare assert that the North
fought for conquest, or that the South was
shorn of her birthright. The men of the
North fought to secure and perpetuate the
exact measure of fraternity, mutual respect
and consolidated power which we now see
finally realized. The men of the South have
their full and welcome share of that royr.l
birthright, the banner of our love and glory,
with all the liberty, prosperity and happiness
-tt so royally symbolizes.
In all the material develpoment which has
signalized our country above all others on
the face of the earth, during the past
thirty years, the veterans ot the Union have
performed their full part. They have pene
trated the vast Western plains and peopled
them; they have dug mines and worked them;
they have built great cities and made them
prosperous; they have founded vast commcn
wealths and governed them. hay.?
evolved a moral tone, a spirit of rational
freedom, a regard for law and reverence for
Justice, a consent to the centralization o'
governmental power In the Interest of indi
vidual lberty, such as thia nation nor any
other ever knew before. In that splendii
school of their youthful army experience the/
learned their lessons thoroughly. And the
respect gained by their patiiotlc service in
the hour of their country's vital need has
commanded such Influence in their com
munities, that the whole land has been
leavened with their patriotism, and brought
far onward toward tha homogenous Ame.i
canisni, which is the aspiraton of evtry fre -
This patriotism was more than a senti
ment. It was an inspiration— a living, ani
mating spirit, lifting our youth above them
selves and leading them on to deeds of valor
and sacrifice. Not in dens of misery and c inie,
and not in foul aKey-ways reeking with pol
lution, where the pale ar.d pinched children of
wretchedness hide their distorted frame 3,
blotched with diseases, scarred with vice, and
all over spattered and splashed with the black
slime of ignorance; not in these abodes of
shame and degredation does our Heavenly
Father mature this bleased spirit — but out on
'broad prairies, where fresh breezes blow and
clear waters run, and where the green of
grass and gold and crimson of flowers He
mirrored In the melted blue of the sky; up In
high free mountains, where splintered
cliffs of granite dare the fury of lightning and
storm; down by the river sides, where flying
shuttles and whirring saws are working out
under man's skillful hand his deathless doom
, of toil; over in classic halls, where science
with his finger on the arteries of the universe,
is telling off its pulse-beats to listening
throngs; across in temples of worship, where
a divine evangel Is speaking hope and mercy
to the sinner's groaning heart. Here and
there, and wherever avenues to the expanding
mind are open to the ingress of holy truth,
this spirit comes, and grows, and sways, lift
ing even the dullest, as the song-note lifts the
lark, whose nest is in the furrow, but whose
home is in the sky. Here It finds welcome,
and everywhere, whispering In the breezes,
laughing in the cascade, roaring In the thun
der, singing in the millwhe?l, shouting in the
schoolroom, pleading in the sanctuary, tt
speaks one message in a thousand tongues
it is sweet and honorable to die for our coun
FRUITION OF FOND HOPES.
The soldiers who were inspired by this
blessed spirit have lived to witness a grand
fruition of their fondest hopes. They have
lived to see the re-union for which they
fought established in fact as well as In name.
They have lived to see the flag of our republic
floating resplendent in the zenith, as a token
that the Union lives and that liberty reigneth
forever. They will live to see the humblest
soldier of the Union hailed as a priest in the
temple of freedom, a prince in ths kingdom
of glory. And their lifted vision will then be
hold the beauteous smiles of justice as she
comes to reign, with a bridal circlet on her
brow, and her feet In the dews of the inillei*
Through the teachings of the Union vet
erans and their loyal compatriots, this patri
otic fervor has so tempered and permeated
the marvelous development of material pros
perity, that the whole lump has been leav
ened — our entire population has been Imbued
and dominated by an aggressive, progressive,
defiant, triumphant Americanism. Thus has
the rising generation of a.l Eeclions, children
of a diverse and even discordant ancestry,
been prepared for the momentous crisis with
which we are now confronted.
Today we are repeating history. War is a
distressing calamity, but there secuns to be
an inexorable decree of Divine Providence
that- each advance step in freedom. ln national
development, in Christian civilization, shall
be won by the sword and paid for in the
blood of heroes.
By the eight long and terrible years of the
Revolutionary contest, our forefathers pur
chased the liberty which they transmitted to
By the war of 1812 that liberty was con
firmed, the dignity and power of the new
nation was firmly established, the national
horizon was expanded and her standard was
exalted among men.
By the Mexican war the national area was
extended to the Gulf and to the Pacific — a
natural and necessary step to the ultimate
realization of our manifest destiny. Tho z*ne
of freedom was stretched across the conti
nent, and the ocean-bound Republic opened
a Westward pathway to the Orient.
By the suppression of the reb^ili n slavery
was abolished: the principle of the concen
tration of national power in the interest of
individual liberty was vindicated; the inevi
table controversy between antagonistic forces
was forever settled and silenced; a final, con
clusive demrnstration was given that repub
lican institutions a r e equal to the stress and
strain of Internecine conflict; that order is
stronger than anarchy and freedom more than
a match for all her foes.
NOW ANOTHER WAR.
Now comes another war! Different in its
Inception and Its incidents frcm all the rest,
grander in its unselfishness; broader In its
vistas of coming hope and duty; richer In
its promised fruition to the suffering and sor
rowful of all ands; mo r e glorious in its early
revelation of the possibility cf a world-w'd=-
Anglo-American proragaridi o f freedom
which shall conquer permanent peace by an
exhibit of overwhelming resource* for war
and established universal !lb:r'.y by the ■'■In
lng example of the allied sympathies of a
whole self-governing race, everywhere harpy
prosperous, intelligent and free.
The Incidents of this war are already sig
nificant and thrilling. In the remotest anti
podes, American prowess has achieved an al
most incredible triumph— another American
name has been crowned with a splendid im
mortality. The gathering hosts of a holier
crusade than ever was led by Count Robert or
Richard of the Lion Heart, are marshaled to
do valiant service for the rights of man. Aa
we stand here among the silent sepulchres of
Union martyrs, the level crest of Missionary !
Ridge and the frowning brow of Imperial i
Lookout Mountain lrok us full in the face. I
Just beyoita lie the fields and forests of his
toric Chickamauga, gleaming with a thousand
marble .shafts., which gratitude has built to
the memory of heroes.
The smoke of the cam? fires of a new gen
eration rises through the foliagre. JJie mingled |
murmur is almost borne to us by tho breeze. !
The shrill sharp voice of command, the rum
ble of cannon, the rattle of swords, the click
of rifles, the stir of preparation for a re
enactment on distant field-, in foreign lands,
of deeds of heroes, which their fathers, many
of whom still to encourage and bless then.,
performed on this consecrated ground, nearly !
thirty-five years ago.
The rapidity with which a large and effec
tive army has been drawn from the ranks !
of productive citizenship, equipped, mobilized :
and fitted for active service. Is an Impres- I
sive lesson in military resources. The skill
and bravery with which our unpretentious
navy has been handled commands the world's
admiration. The patient dignity of our rulers
and our people during the period of suspense
preceding the opening of hostilities was a
model of self-control. The wisdom and firm
ness of our leading statesmen, the strength
and patriotism of our heroic president, will
be a source of national pride for centuries.
The unswerving loyalty of every class and
every section; the welding together of a final
ly and eternally reunited people; the return
of the gray to the lovingly, longingly remem
bered blue as exemplified in two of the sur
viving leaders of the cause that was lost in
spite of their valor, is the culminating bene
ficence of this wonderful episode In our pro
lific annals. If the war should cease to
morrow, its cost would have been a hundred
times repaid by these amazing manifesta
DUTY AND DESTINY.
We did not desire war. We shrank from it
with undisguised abhorrence. But It came
as the winds come. It came as the wave?
come; .It came as the decree of Providence,
the mandate of imperious dcs my. We d)
not shrink or falter now. Our clearer vision
already descerns the compensations I h.vi
enumerated. And there are glimmerings of
a revelatic-n that those decrees wtll open
new paths of duty and of destiny, whereof
we never dreamed.
Our nation is awaking to a sencc of it?
power, and that power involves increased re
sponsibility. We are the greatest, richest,
freest, happiest people on earth today. Per
haps the time has come, when we will be no
longer permitted to sit, rioting Id' the selfish
enjoyment of our own blessings, while ttxi
world is filled with groans of tho oppressed
and sorrowing, it may be that we must riow
give up some of our wealth to succor others;
that we must suffer in order that others also
may be free. If such be the demands of tho
age and the occasion, let us respond to the
summons of duty with strong arms and manly
The events of the present, In thi3 sacred
place, on this sacred day. mingled with tho
voices of the past. The Eilent sleepers who
surround us in this grand pantheon of tha
nameless heroes of our war, had their noble
part In a contest which made the oecurrjnees
».i v day P° ss!ble - They died in a caus
which was then the holiest that had ever
claimed Its radiant martyrdoms. If these be
DO m vanu an even holl er. because still more un
selfish cause, let us, their surviving comrades
rejoice that our gladdened eyes have seen
the brighter day, which broadens out the
horizon wheTein it is permissible, yea, rran
i; ory ' that man Bha 'i die for man
The eloquent Hungarian exile standing on
Bunker hill and pointing to the monument
w M L Volce shrlnks from the task to mingle
I\ th , e , 6w rul pathos of that majestic orator
Client like the prave, and yet me'.odioua ilke
the song of immortality upon the lips of
cherubim-a senseless, cold granite; and yet
m W K, h '^P'nitlon like a patriot's heart
immovable like the past, and yet stirring like
J S™f U h U r c hl ° h never st °P«-it looks- like
a prophet and speaks like an oracle and thus
£/ P w?,>? : J h v day l 'ommemora-e is the
n %i J \ Wh ' Ch the hand of tne Lira fc as
opened the well of Liberty. Its water will
orZL eV tl Ty Jl^ d f? p of mart - vr bloo<J wi 'l in
crease the tide. Despots may dare Its flood
h?h neV ?i, r Bto S H - The hi * ncr it 3 dam the
?hsm ? V h V lde: J l WIU °™-now or break
through Bow, adore and hope.' Such are
I adZ^l'hopeT* to my 6ar8 ' and l b0W '
mTj T e n ? w Btar^ i "S over the graves of
martys In a later contest, wh eh the sill! eter
nal mountains of our- deliverance, fame's
sleepless sentinels, look down. Our hearts
rh° P U f d nr eCh °, c fervrm trlbute an ° thrill w'th
the fervent hope, for the whole earth is tho
K'rW*?"' and aU tlrae is the m?llen!
nium of his story. But our feeble vcice of
praise is drowned in the melody that rl'i«
hrough al the air. and the dim flicker of our"
incense pa es in the blaze of a ee'ettial splen
nf n ,if fl -V y <; 0 " BC ° u<i °f the laeomDctMiae
Barring «}";>, nds to estlmate th * infinite
sacrifice of those we wou'd gad'y honor by
our presence here today; painfully ctmsefooa
that all we have said or can ssy fals short
w U9tlc ? t0 thflr noblp de^»: M us do
what we know they would have us di-garner
In our souls the instruction, the Inspiration
ana tne raltn which the roleron eonfc™"™
t ion . , br ' n fs. and then " turning fivm ths
aSge b l'4u h a a rd O er d sle^ Und leaVe *«» t0
No fear of them: In our lower field
Let us toll wl-h arms unstained.
n n 1l las L. w , e be worthy to stand wl'h them
On the shining heights they've galofld
In Time s declining sun
W A e "i l .y e b v. UBl f 8 of God snall "°U.nd recall
Aril the battle of life be won.
Marcus D. Rnaaell.
NEW YORK, June 26—Marcus D. Rusfell
who fell at hte battle of- La Quaslna «,.
born in this city tl.irtv-twcTyearf ago hI
was graduated fronwSt. John's Military acad
emy. Sing Sing, an» while there was an in
timate friend of Col. William Astor Chanler
He was a member of a firm of wholesale
dealers in oils, paints and glass in thi.-= ,-iiy
I? <*c spring of 1894 he was marled to Miw
McGavish, of Tennessee. He enlisted in the
bixth separate company, N. G of N V
i fi J 2 ' u 1894 - and aerv ed his term. On' Jan.'
1. 1889, he was appointed an aide de camp
with the rank of colonel on the staff of Gov.
I*. *3. lll]].
Same as Before.
BERLIN, June 26.— The nearly completed
returns of the second ballot show that 'he
next rexhstag will be practically constituted
as was its predecessor, with Blight modifica
Quiet at Hollo.
HONO KONG, June 26.— The British
steamer Sun Kieng, from Hollo, June 22, re
ports that quiet prevailed there and that nj
rebels were known to be In the vicinity. The
San Francisco and transports, bound for Ma
nlia, had not been sighted.
From the Chicago News.
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spendthrift— that you have no idea of the
value of money.
Her Adorer— l have been wronged. I have
an acute sense of the value of money. Other
wise I should not be here asking you for her
From the Chicago News.
Mrs. Adsley — My hußband is very good to
me. "He always accompanies me to church
Mrs. Darling— That's nothing. My husVard
looks under the bed, at my request every
The Fodder Land.
"Come, my shild, let us avay to the fedder
land," said the German cow to he- offspring,
as they made In the direction of the wav.ng
field of corn.
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