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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1898.
popular with the people of tho country. , Each member will support whatever policy the Administration formulates regarding Jlhe Philippines, but it is expected that tho J President will solicit their views before he submits his policy to the Commission. ' It is understood that Commissioners Davis, Fryo and Rcid are earnest Ex pansionists, while Day and White are much more conservative. They will all study the subject thoroughly, and as there will be a strong development of popular opinion on the subject of the Philippines by the time the Commission meets, it can come to very firm conclusions MANILA. ' There was an ugly riot at Cavite, in which Georce Hudson, of tho Utah Bat tery, was killed, and Corp'l Wm. Anderson wounded. The Filipinos were driven off by the -Uh U. S. Cav., with a loss of four killed and several wounded. Aguinaldo ex pressed great regret over the affair, arrested n number of the leaders, and only desisted from inflicting severe punishment at the intercession of Gen. Anderson. The correspondent of the London Times, says: "The military government is workinc efficiently in all departments. Local business is being actively resumed, the waterworks are in operation and the P.'isig River is open. "Stringent measures have been taken to insure the sanitation of tho citadel, which is crowed with prisoners." The abominably filthy condition of the Spanish birracks is a menace to the general health, which at present, however, is ex cellent. Among the American troops there have been only 17 deaths from illiness since landing. 'Twenty-three thousand stands oi arms, 10,000,000 " cartridges and an immense quantity of large ammunition have been surrendered with nearly 15,000 prisoners. "Six hundred priests, incuding 110 prisoners among the insurgents, will de part for Hong Kong in charge of the Belcian Consul as soon as the transport can be procured. " There is undoubtedly practical unan imity among merchants irrespective of nationality in favor of the permanent oc cupation of the archipelago by tho Ameri cans. Nobody conceives the re-establishment of Spanish sovereignty possible." SATUKDAY, AUG. 27. THE 1IEHOES OF MANILA. The President has made tho following promotions for gallant services at Manila: To be Major-Generals of Volunteers Brig. -Gen. T. M. Anderson, Brig.-Gen. Arthur MacArthur, Brig.-Gen. F. V. Greene. To be Major-Gencral of volunteers by brevet Brig.-Gen. John B. Babcock. To be Brigadier-Generals of .Volunteers Col. S. Ovenshine, 23d U. S.; Col. Irving Hale, 1st Colo.; Lieut.-Col. C. A. Whitticr, U. S. Vols. To be Brevet Brigadier-General of Vol unteers Col. C. McC. Heave, 13th Minn. To bo Brevet Colonel in the Regular Armv Lieut--Col. John French, 23d Inf. To" be Brevet Colonel of Volunteers Lieut.-Col. R. E. Thompson, Chief Signal Officer. iLTo be Brevet Lieutenant-Colonels of Vol unteers Maj. Guthbertson, 10th Pa.; Maj. J. F. Bell, U. S. Vols.; Maj. Stotsenberg, 1st Neb.; Maj. "Boston, 1st Cal.; Maj. Stur gis, Assistant Adjutant-General of Vol unteers; Maj. Strother, Volunteer Engin eers; Maj. Bement, Volunteer Engineers; Maj. Simpson, Assistant Adjutant-General of Volunteers. To be Brevet Majors in the Regular rmv-Capt. Hobbs, 3d Art.; Capt. Kernan, 21st "inf.; Capt. Nichols, 23d Inf.; Capt. Sage, 23d Inf. To bo Brevet Majors of Volunteers Capt. T. B. Mott, Assistant Adjutant-General of Volunteers; Capt. W. G. Bates, United States Volunteers; Capt. R. W. Young, Utah Artillery; Capt. F. A. Grant, Utah Artillery; Capt. Bjornstad, 13th Minn.; Capt. Oscar Seabeck, 13th Minn.; Capt. C. G. Sawtelle, United States Volunteers; Capt. P. S. March, Astor Battery; Capt. E. A. McKenna Volunteer Signal Corps. To be Brevet Captains in the Regular Arm v Lieut. Hagadorn, 23d Inf. To be Brevet Captains of Volunteers Lieut. Lackare, 13th Minn.; Lieut. Whit worth, United States V lunleers; Lieut. Povev. 2d Ore.; Lieut;. William W. Chance, Volunteer Signal Corps; Lieut. Philip J. Perkins, Volunteer Signal Corps; Lieut. Charles E. Kilbourn, Volunteer Signal Corps; Lieut. Anson J. Rudd, Volunteer Signal Corps. The muster-out of tho following regi ments has been ordered: T4ic 1st and 5th Mo., now at Chicka-J mauga, and the 3d Mo., now at Middle town, Pa., will go to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. The 159th Ind., now at Middletown, will go to Indianapolis. The 8th "N. Y., now at Chickamauga, will go to Hemp stead, L. I. Gov. Tanner, of Illinois, was at the War Department yesterday, and as a result of a talk with him Adj't-Gen. Corbin issued orders to muster out the 1st, 5th and 7th 111. SUNDAY, AUG. 28. SANTIAGO. The condition of the Spanish prisoners Is distressing and it is likely that a large .proportion of them will die before they can reach Spain. This is the result of lack of food, and hard service. Upon the arrival of a Spanish Major re cently it was discovered by accident that he had several trunks filled with silver, jewelry, valuable articles, and money, evidently the result of looting the houses of residents during the confusion attend ant upon the EI Caney exodus. Large amounts of money were carried away by Spanish .officers. At one house, where eight Spanish officers were living, there was recovered a large trunk which con tained two bushels of silver and gold, which represented about S20.000. The 2d Immunes have been sent to garrison Baracoa and Sagua. the niiLipriKES. The London Times correspondent says: "The situation, althouch undoubtedly unsatisfactory, remains unchanged, pend ing a final settlement. Aguinaldo pro poses to remote his headquarters imme diately to the large town of Malolos, Prov ince of Bulacan, situated on the rail way line, 20 miles north of Manila. "There he will shortly assemble a con gress, chosen from the leading Filipinos who favor the insurgent cause. He fur ther intends to send a representative to Paris to argue his claims for the estab lishment of an insurgent republic. "Malolos is an excellent strategic point, covering a rice and tobacco district be side the route to Biacnabato, where the Spaniards were formerly obliged to make a treaty by which they purchased a ces sation of hostilities. "The movement was probably necessary Kartly because Aguinaldo was fast losing is influence in the Province of Cavite, where the insurgents evidently expected to be permitted to occupy Manila con jointly with the Americans. Considerable dissatisfaction is apparent among the in burirent troops, and a frank expression of opinion is frequently heard that Aguinaldo is again selling the cause." MONDAY, AUG. 29. THE PHILIPPINES. The Spaniards are said to be defrauding the Americans in the matter of issuance of rations to prisoners. The relations between the Americans and the Filipinos are much strained in consequence of the collision at Cavite last Wednesday. The insurgent General at Cavite has been ordered to evacuate the place and remove his tro ps two miles into the country, in order to pre vent further disturbances. Gen. Aguinaldo says his chief purpose In maintaining his army near the city was to be prepared to cope with Spain in case America left Manila to Spanish con trol. The London Times correspondent says: 'The leading commercial men here have signed a memorial to Lord Salisbury, urg ing him to use his office to prevent the Spaniards from regaining supremacy in the Philippines. "The conduct of tho American troops Is admirable. The town since their oc cupation has been wonderfully free from disturbance." Admiral Dewey has informed the Navy Department that ho has an abundance of supplies for the present needs of his bquadron. In a dispatch to the Depart ment yesterday he announces the arrival of an Australian refrigerator ship, with fresh meats and other provisions. THE AMERICAN CONFLICT Continued from first page a. m., June 30, when he proceeded, to post his troop3, as they arrived, so as to command all the approaches, hufc especially those front Richmond and the swamp. The last of onr trains and onr reserve ar tillery reached him abont 4 p. m. of this day; about the time that Holmes's force, moving down the James, appeared on.our left flank (onr army having hero faced about) and opened a fire of artillery on "Warren's Bri gade, on onr extreme left. He was at once astonished by a concentrated fire from 30 guns, and recoiled in haste, abandoning two of his cannon. The rear of onr wasted, wayworn army reached the position assigned it, upon and around Malvern Hill, during the forenoon of July I, closely pursued by the converging columns of the rebels. The anxious days and sleepless nights of the preceding Aveek; the constant and resolute efforts required to force their 40 miles of nuns and trains over the narrow, wretched roads which traverse "White Oak Swamp; their ignorance of the locality and exposure to be ambushed and assailed at every turn, rendered tins retreat an ordeal for our men long to be remembered. Gen. McClellau had reached Malvern the preceding day. . UNION RED CI iH AJUILltRV ILLIS Cm. MALVERN HILL. Explanation. A. Vt arrcn's Brigade") u iiucnanan's C Chapman's " fD Griffin's " E Marxindnle's " F Uuttcrfield's " Portor's Corps. G Couch's Division I t- II Casey s I Kearny's " J Hooker's KSedg-wIck's " L Richardson's " 31 Smith's " N Slocura's " O McC'nll's " P Cavalry. Kcycs's Corps. Helntzolman's Corps. -Sumner's Corps. -Franklin's Corp3. Early this morning, leaving Gen. Barnard with directions for posting the troops as they arrived, he had gone down the river on the gunboat Galena from Haxall's, to select a position whereon his retreat should defini tively terminate. Jackson's Corps, consisting of his own, with Whiting's, D. If. Hill's, and Ewell's Divisions, came in the rebel advance down the Quaker road, whereon our army had mainly emerged from the swamp; while Magmder, with most of Huger's Division, advaucingon the direct roads from Eichraond, menaced and soon assailed onr left. Longstieet's and A. P. Hill's Divisions, having had the heaviest of the fighting thus far, and been badly cut up, were held in re serve by Lee in the rear of Jackson, and were not brought into action. It is none the lea3 true, however, that the entire Army of Vir ginia was present, engaged in or supporting the attack, and animated by a sanguine con fidence that its results could differ only in being more decisive from those of the recent bloody conflicts. JJut much time was con sumed in getting into position and bringing up the artillery necessary to respond to our heavy and well-placed batteries, so as to cover the advance of assaulting columns of infantry! Jackson, at 3 p. m., pnshed forward D. H. Hill's Division on his right, and Whiting's on his left, with part of Ewell's in the center, holding his own division in reserve; Hnger simultaneously advancing on their right, with Magruder's three divisons on his right, under general orders to break our lines by a concentric firo of artillery, and then " charge with a yell " on our entire front with columns of infantry, which, however torn and thinned by our fire, should rush right over our de fenses, as they did in the final assault at Gaines's Mill, and drive our fugitive army into the James far more hurriedly than Porter's wing had been driven across the Chickahomiuy. GALLANT cnAUGES. The infantry attack, after a brief cannon ade, was made according', aud for the most part with great intrepidity. Though Hie carnage was fearful, some ground was gaiut-d by Magruder on our left, where Kershaw's and Seinmes's Brigades, of McLaws's Divis ion, charged throngh a dense wood, nearly up to our guns ; a3 did those of AViight, Mahone, and Anderson, still faither to their right, aud Barksdale, neaier to the center; while D. If. Hill, with Jackson's foremost division, charged on Couch's and Griflin's Divisions, holding our advance on the light. Being unsupported, however, by the gen eneral advance which had been ordered, Hill was hurled hack with heavy lo.ss, lliotigh Ewell's and Jackson's own divisions had meantime been sent forward to his aid, as A. P. Hill's Division was brought up by Lougstreet to the aid of Magruder. Porter, with Sykes's and Morell's Divis ions, Jieljl our Jett, with Couch's Division next, then Kearni and Hooker, forming Heintzelman's Corps; next to these, .Sedg wick and Kichatdson, under Sumner, with Smith and Slocnm, under Franklin, on our right, while McCall's shattered Pennsyl vania Keterves aud our cavalry were rjosted in tie lear, near the river. Batteries above batteries along the brqw of the hill rendered the attack little less than madness, on any other piesumptiou than that our men were cowards, who, if reso lutely charged, would inevitably run. Axart from the great strength of our posi tion, we had more men than the rebels, and many mere and heavier guns; and then the battle opened too late in the day to justify a rational hope of success, the main assault being made, after a very considerable pause for pieparation, so late as G p. in., yet it was made with such desperation the sheltering woods enabling the rebels to form their col umns of assault within a few hundred yards of our batteries, emerging on a full run, and rushing upon our lines in utter recklessness of their withering fire that Sicklcs's Bri gade, of Hooker's Division, and Meagher's, of Richardson's Division, were ordered up to the support of Porter and Couch, who held our right front, which Jackson was charging; but not ono of our guns was even temporarily captured or seriously imperiled through out the fight, wherein the losses of the rebels must have been at least treble our own. Jackson reports tho loss of his corps (com prising his own, Ewell's, Whiting's, and D. H. Hill's Divisions) in this fight: 377 killed, 1,740 wounded, 39 missing; total, 2,162. Magruder thinks his loss will not exceed 2,900 killed and wounded out of 26,000 or 2d,000 under his orders. Brig.-Gen. Ransom J reports the losses in hia brigade at 490 out of . : c.mill y Tifi -flt (f N- ? 'I'm .,v PlCKtll Sit?" " RANDOLPH : j 4 ! 9 ill f ;?""- -U-C 3,000. Brig.-Gen. Mahone, of Huger's Di vision, reports a total loss of 321 out of 1,22G. Gen. A. R. Wright reports the loss of his already-weakened brigadeuia-tbis. fight, at 362. D.R. Jones reports the losses in his division at 833. Among the wonnde'du'inh'is"i1glit',rgre Brig.-Gen. Jones, Virginia; .jCol. Ransom, 35th N. C, severely, and Col. Ramseur, 49th Darkness closed this one-sided carnage, though our guns were not all silent till 9 o'clock, when the rebels on our front had been fairly driven ont of range:, though on our left they sunk to rest in ravines and hollows somewhat in advance of the ground they had held when their artillery first opened. Still, as throughout the struggle, onr gun boats continued to throw their great missiles clear over the left of our position, into the fields and woods occupied by the enemy, probably doing little positive execution, since that enemy was notiirsighfc, but adding materially to the discomforts of his position. Gen. McClcllan, who had been down to Harrison's Bar in tho Galena, in tho morning, landed toward night, and "was on the field during the last desperate charge of the enemy. 11LTREAT TO HARRISON'S BAR, Our victorious army began at once to evacuate, by order, the strong position wherein they had just achieved so decided 3ILH11 aiul bloody a success, leaving their dead un- buried aud many of their wounded to fall into the hands of the enemy, making a hurried and disorderly night march over roads badly overcrowded to the next position se lected 13' thoir commander, at Harrison's Bar, seven miles down the James. The movement was covered by Keyes's Corps, with the cavalry, which did not leave Malvern till alter daylight of the 2d. The last of our wagons was not in place at the new position till the evening of the 3d, when the rear-guard moved into camp, and the army was at rest. 4 A small rebel force had followed our rear guard, aud thi3 day threw a few shells, but was soon driven oil by the response of our batteries and gunboats. Gen. McLIellan reports the aggregate losses of his armv in the Seven Days' lighting and retreating from Mechaniosvilic to Harrison's liar at 1,5-2 killed, 7,709 wounded and 5,958 missing; total, 15,219. This may or may not include those abandoned to the enemy in hospitals, most of whom are probably num bered among the wounded. Lee's report does not state the' amount of his losses, hut savs it is contained in "the accompanying tables," which the Confederate authorities did not sec fit to print with his report. He sums up his trophies as follows: "The siege of Richmond was raised, and the object of a campaign which had been prosecuted, after months of preparation, at an enormous expenditure of men and money, completely frustrated. More than 10,000 prisoners, including ofliccre-of rank, 52 pieces of artillery and upward of 35,090 stand of small-arms, were captured. The Btores and supplies of every description which fell into our hands were great in amount and value, hut small in comparison with those destroyed by the enemy. His losses in battle exceeded our own, as attested by the thousands of dead and wounded left on every field, while his subsequent inaction .shows in-whnfc con dition the survivors reached the protection to which they fled." the "inaction " thus vaunted was mutual. Lee did not pee fit to repeat at Harrison's Bar his costly ex periment at Malvern, but after scrutinizing onr hastily-constructed defenses and guessing at the numbers and spirit of the men behind them, withdrew, July 8, to Richmond, leav ing but a brigade of cavalry to watch aud rc prufc any fiesli evidences, of activity on our side. Xone being afforded, he sent Gen. French, with 43 guns, to approach Harrison's Bar stealthily on the south side of the river, dur ing the night of July 31, and open a fire on our camps and vessels, whereby wo had 10 killed and 15 wounded, with some little damage to tents, etc. French .dc?istcd-,aCtcr half an hour's firing or so soon as our gtfns were brought to bear upon him, and de-' camped beiore daylight. Position' at Harrison's Landing. Gen. McClellan thereupon occupied and fortified Coggin's Point, on that side of the river, and was no farther molested. Een if wo raise our actual losses of men in the Seven Days' to 20,000 it is doubtful that they much, if at all, exceed those of the rebels. joA 'position or yt?N J WRWspVs LANDl NC S J "QtPKLEVX ' '$- Y U LANDINC' X ,- f f) '. V, O Mltt5 i,l 2, BRIEF PROSPECTUS. A3 this copy of The National Tribune may fall into tho hands of some who are not familiar with it, it is pertinent to say something about its characteristics. It is a family weekly journal, published at the National Capital and dealing only with matters of importance. It presents weekly such a review of the affairs of tho world as are worth knowing about, aud in addition it is a magazine of historical litenjturg referring mainly to tho history of the United States and the War of tho RebcllionT ' During the coining Winter season we shall have a lnrge corps of contributors who will 'fiirnish. papers and serials upon tho most interesting topics. Dr. J. P. Cannon's INSIDE OF REBELDOM will start daring the latter part of the present month. The master narrative, entitled THE ADVENTURES OF CORPORAL 'fyKE, has only just hegnn, and "will run through most of tho Winter. "SVosbrtll also begin very soon the publication of a series of reminiscences entitled EVENING STORIES OF AN OLD SOLDIER. The Adventures of in e ; SI KLEGG AND SHORTY if ' ;' will continue to amuse aud interest their tens of thousands of friond3.'" We shall have during tho year very important matter relating to our new American possessions in Porto Rico, Hawaii and tho Philippines, while onr ward, the Island of Cuba, will be the subject of a great deal of entertaining and valuable matter from observers on the island, who will present every phase of existing conditions with a view to its value to American settlers. The famons war story, NURSE AND SPY, which begins in this issue, will carry many of our readers hack to the days of '61. Mr. Edmonds, tho author, is still living, in tho prime of life, in tho State of Texas, and any letters that our suhscrihers may wish to write to her will bo forwarded. Altogether Thk National Tribune will new attractions. wm be announced ftom time to it List of killed, tcottndcd ami missina in the Army incri of uxc roiomacjrom inczoih oj June w ine isioj t July, 1SG3, incluslvg nt it w 1 4 a a a 3 O 0 a 1 1 !' 5 01 a . o 3.074 2,111 2,075? 777 4.27S 2,737 23 17(5 n .( W 1. McCalrsDivisionu...v. 253 ITS 169 1,240 l,rSl 2. Suiuner's Corps. .i... -WW 8S 833 3. HcinrKclmairs Corps. 4.' Keyes's Corps. ........ 5- Porter's Corps......... C. Franklin's Corns 1,0.1 60 245 50 201 2.400 1,1981 1,170 l,31ffl Engineers 7....p 21 wl iHIy 44 4 19 CO ' Total o 1,582 5,958 . oa 13,249 The official reports of two corps com manders show an aggregate of 9,336 killed, wounded, and missing; while other subordi nate reports indicate heavy losses in other divisions. Jackson's, 966 killed, 4,117 wounded, 63 missing; total, 5,4-16. A. P. Hill's, 619 killed, 3,271 wounded; total, 3,830. Brig.-Gen. R. S. Ripley, rebel Chief of Artillery, reports that his hrigado entered into these fights 2,366 strong, including pioneers and Ambulance Corps, of whom 889 fell at Malvern, and throe out of four Colonels wcie killed. Brig.-Gen. Garland , . . ii j? i j . -i tn i "ii i ons " joss in "." "G T ? , ir " ,! ' "", o missing; iouu, o 4-. jiCu Cobb reports that his brigade of Magruder's 1,,'iirir.i ,....,t.it r in... if. ..,- n.T...r..L i i 11111 2,700 strong; whereof bub 1,500 appeared on the battlefield of Malvern, where nearly 500 of them were killed and wounded. Among the lebel officers killed during the Seven Daj's, were Gen. Griffith, Miss; Cols. C. C. Peg ties, 5lh Ala.; Allen, 2d Va.; Fulkerson, commanding Texas Brigade, and Lieut.-Col. Faison, 3d N. C. On the whole, it is fair to estimate our total loss at 15,000 killed and wounded, and 5,000 unwounded prisoners; and the rebel as at least equal to our3, minus the prisoners aiul the guns. (To be continued.) .EDITORIAL NOTS.-Greeley'a story of the Rebellion should be read by old and young. The coming installments treat in strong style of othor historic events. fi FOflflGIflG STORY. Holding Back K:igcr Hoys in llluo from a Plantation Knitl. Editor National Tribune: When the cattle guards, who were made up of new recruits ent down to Chattanooga, in October, 1801, went into damp near Mari etta, Ga., we of Co. E, Capt. Walker, camped in a field of ripe cotton. Somo of the boys gathered a lot of the white, fluffy stuff for beds and tumbled right in Without undressing. When they tumbled out next morning for roll-call they looked as if they had been tarred and feathered, for the cotton stuck to thoir woolen clothes like down on a gosling. That ended the ttsc of raw cotton for bedding. We remained in camp -at this plate about two weeks, and Tom Wilson and I had a picnic. Wo went out about two miles to a plantation owned by a Mr. Thomas, who claimed to be a Union man, but had a son and a son-in-law in the rebel army. Ho wanted his property guarded, but the ofnccrs,,refusedr probably because they doubted h'is loyalty. He pleaded with Tom and me to pro tect him from the f6racdrs who were liter ally swarming around him. Though we wefo foraging at the time, we agreed to play "property guarU"' as long as wo could bluff tho other boys Hio" would feed us on the best he had and' give us a good bed. To this he eagerl consented, and Tom and I at once assumed our parts, influ enced partly by the Hiree pretty daughters who smiled swcctlV tifjon us. We suc ceeded well in our'asvumed duties and put an end to all foraging on that planta tion for more than a'week- though at limes it required & pretty stiff bluff to convince the boys fhrtt'eamo along that we were regularl v-dfejlrliled guards. On one occasion ,'wlWLii Tom had gone to-camp io answer at'rb'll-call for both of us, which was easily done with our green Orderly-Sergeant, who" was" terribly n ear sighted, a gang of JfpgagQrs came, deter mined to have the only pig left on the plantation. I was fully as determined they should not. "They questioned my authority and de manded papers, swearing that I was a fraud, and acting so bold that I really feared the game was up. I look out my note book and iriadc a note of their com pany and regiment, and quietly remarked; "Boys, 1 know my duty. You know yours. You can't have that pork with out blood. Leave this place at once or I shall report you." The oldest man in the squad was satis fied, and told them they would better move on, which they did to my great re lief. Old man Thomas butchered that pig that very night, and Tom and I helped eat "spare ribs" for breakfast. Those boys would liavo kicked themselves if they had learned how a single soldier boy not yet 10 had bluffed them that day. It was there I tasted the first sweet potato pie. Tom was a good sinner, and the time was often spent in singing with the girls. After tho war I wrote to the youngest, Miss Samantha, and received a very "friendly letter in reply. I have not heard from Tom since we were discharged. If this should meet his eye I would be glad (o hear from him. I shall attend tho Cincinnati Encampment. Ben. Wilson, Co. A, 38th Ohio, 13ox 100, Iluntsville, O. Hil f fit liattlo Won. To get at the truth of the matter -when one feels badly is half the battle. Then a home cure by simple and inexpensive remedies is easy, "if any of our readers arc sick, either from chronic or acute troubles of any kind whatever, let him write to Dr. Munyon, Station A, Philadelphia, for free consultation bv letter. Send statement of symptoms. There is no charge. He will also send you by mail a valuable little book free. Tlio Honest Ilachelor, The Dearest Girl What makes you old bachelors say such horrid things? Married men do not talk that way. Tho Savaeo Bachelor No, we only say what the married men think. fsc :. ii Ml. 3 itc .a i I Y H no ho better this year thau ever before, and timA fi DISTINGUISHED. VISITOR. Washington's KuMnisiusin forAilmlral Schley of Santiago Funic, Admir.il Winfiold Scott Schley arrived in Washington on last Friday evening after a triumphal tour from New York City to tho Capital. He was met by a crowd at the station in Washington, and the cab containing himself and wife was ac companied all the way up Pennsylvania avenue by a procession of bicycle riders of both sexes. People gathered on the cor ners and in front of tho public buildings and greeted him cordially as ho passed along, to which he responded simplv bv raising his hat and bowing his acknowl edgments. On Friday evening ono of the Editors of The National Tribune called upon him and found him holding an in formal reception at tho parlors of the Shoroham, the Hon. Levi P. Morton's big hotel. The Admiral was dressed in a dark suit of clothes, and in his hand held a straw hat; altogether his apparel indi cated a business man rather than a naval officer. There was not the least insignia ciuuui. juni 10 muicato nis proiession. Un the lapel of his coat he wore the button of tho Loyal Legion. Tho Admiral is about five feet 10 in hight, with dark-brown hair, now rather thin on top, dark, kindly eyes and a com plexion bronzed by exposure during four months in Cuban waters. His voice is rather deep and extremely musical, and he speaks in low, measured tones with the ring of a kind heart and a true manli ness in every word ho utters, lie is rather spare now, having come home from Cuba with tho fever, but is rapidly re cuperating, and in a few days will depart for Porto Rico, lie is a member of the Peace Commission that will meet at San Juan to arrange for tho Spanish evacua tion of the island. In response to a request for some partic lars of the great battle in which Cervera's fleet was destroyed beforo Santiago, he said: Ad3Heal Schley's Reception "There are many things to bo said about tho battle at Santiago, but tho most strik ing thing about it was tho wonderful gunnery displayed by the crews of the American ships. Tho work they did on this occasion is no doubt tho most mar vellous thing in history in this particular. Still, f am a firm believer in Providence, and while our boys did such splendid work, if you could havo seen the shells bursting all around us and no ono hurt, you would have said that God was in the battle." "Wero you so completely surprised that Sunday morning as has been reported7" "No; there has been a misapprehension on "this point, judging from what I sec in the newspapers. Every man on the blockading squadron had a feeling that the crisis was at hand, and that some thing'' was about to happen. Even the ing risipg ,in columns and moving about in the bay, so we knew- Cervera was firing up' and preparing to do something with his fleet. "The next thing wo saw was those four magnificent ships bulging out under full headway, firiim as they came. As they plowed along with gr.pacqlumns of smoke trailing beh'ind'them tliey reminded me of bulls rushing ujto .tlic ring at a Spanish bull-fk'ht. I do not believe that there was any difference in the time at which they were seen, by the officers and men in tho fleet; all were watching and all saw them at once. As they came out they fired at us, and a moment later we opened on them. 'Our firing-began before the nose of the first ship was out of tho entrance to the harbor. "Then began the race and the heaviest cannonading I ever heard in my life. I stood upon the bridge and in a moment my deck was so covored with the smoke of my own guns that I could not see it. When you think that the guns of the Brooklyn alone were fired over 2,000 times, you may imagine what a roar the battle made. Of course, I had cotton in my tvirs, as did the men, but I did not get tl o rim: of the explosions out of my head f r weeks. Some of the men wanted me to come down, as we were being hit right and left, and shcli were bursting all over us, but I stood up on the place where the reflector for tho search-liglit had been, because I thought the lightning would not strike twice in the same place, and it had been shot away early in the fight. "Although, while the battle was going on and wo were under the tremendous fire which was largely concentrated upon us on account of our superior speed, the men were laughing and talking, and as cool and collected as though they were at target practico. When I think' of the wonderful discipline which has brought this about I am ready to affirm that to command such men. is one of the very greatest honors that could be conferred upon an officer. You will remember that thero was Only ono person killed, our Yeoman. lie had just turned to leave mo to execute an order, when a shell took his head clean from his shoulders. A piece of tho skull struck me behind one ear, spattering my neck with blood, and I did not know at first whether I had been hit or not. A couple of the men ran up and asked me if I was hurt, and when I put my hand up to my neck and saw there was nothing tho matter with me, I told them that I was all right. In the meantime shells burst all about us." "Is there anythmg-fn tho story that Cervera surrendered to" tho Cubans?" "I do not know, anything about it per sonally, lam suro,"1and never heard any thing about it until jrcarae home and saw tho statements iriJhe papers. I was right abreast of tho-Vizcaya when she gave up and went ashore, but saw several of our other ships coming along, and I knew they would take care of her. As the Colon was still making off I followed as hard as I could after tho leader. I did not think it was necessary to stop and pay any attention to thoso that wero out of tho fight." "If you had been in Admiral Cervera, s placo would you havo managed tho bat tle as, ho did?" "No, I would not. If I had been in his placo I would not havo come out in for mation, but would havo scattered the Feed Your Nerves Upon rich, pure, nourishing blood by taking Hood's Sarsaparilla, and you will be free from thoso spells of despair, those sleep less nights and anxious days, those gloomy, deathlike feelings, those sudden starts at mere nothings, those dyspeptic symptoms and Winding headaches. Hood's Sarsa parilla has dono this for many others it will cure you. Remember Hood's Sarsaparilla Is America's Greatest Medlcino. $1 ; six for 85. Hood's Pills cure Sick Headache. 25c. coal Heavers know that something was up'a'h'dkejot-looking Over, the hill. Early in the inornirife w'6 'had seen black smoke fleet and attempted to break through tho American line. Then, again, I would have taken the dark of tho moorf for it instead of early in tho morning. If Cer vcra had rushed right out, scattering to the right and left with such ships as he had I think it very possible that he would have gotten away with one or two of them. It would have been a great triumph for him to have saved one of hisships from us; but coming-out as he did in for mation, thero was no hopo for him with such men as we had at tho guns and with tho crews of his ships apparently having had little or no target practico and ineffi cient as gunners. It was impossible, un der these circumstances, for ono of them to get away. I had a thousand tons of coal on the Brooklyn, and could have fol lowed tho Cristobal Colon to Cadiz, if it had been necessary. "But," continued tho Admiral, "if you say anything about this battle, remember that tho pivotal point in the success of the engagement did not rest with tho of ficers "nor with tho "ships, but with tho crews who manned tho guns on tho American side." "By tho way," remarked the Editor, "we have published your portrait two or three times in Tho National Tribune, but it shows you stouter than you are now." "Yes," replied the Admiral, with a laugh, "I lost 40 or 50 pounds. You know I came homo with tho fever; they thought I had yellow fever, but it did not turn out quite so bad, although I guess it was near enough to make an immune of me. I am not coing to have any more pictures taken until I get fatter than I am now." As the Admiral talked in his modest, genuine manner, it was easy to under stand his universal popularity with his crew. Thero is an indescribable some thing about his personality that attracts all who approach him. On Saturday morning the Admiral visit ed the Navy Department, and business was suspended to receive him. Tho clerks flocked to the corridors, and the v w tllSt.i Jive t ns A 'I L'lli A Y j) X I on Ahbival at "Washington. jam was so great that finally a line was formed and all came up in order, the men shaking hands with him and tho women kissing him. Tho wonderful ovation given Lieut. Hobson, which was the sensation of a few weeks ago, was eclipsed by the en thusiastic greeting accorded to Admiral Schley, who, so far as Washington is con cerned at least, i3 distinctly tho hero of the hour. THE flimONfilt EfiGBPpHT. Latest Information Kesncctins: Preparations for it. The chief events of Encampment week will be as follows: Monday, Sept. 5: 10 a. m. Dedication of Camp Sherman. Parade of the labor or ganizations of Cincinnati in celebration of Labor Day. 8 p. m. First great "Campfire" in Music Kali. Tuesday, 10:30 a. m. Parade of Naval Veterans, Union Ex-Prisoners of War, Sons of Veterans and Military Organiza tions. 8- p. m. Second great "Campfire" at Music Hall. Wednesday, 9.30 a.' m. Parade of the Grand Army of the Republic and review by tho President of the United States. 8 p. m. Third great "Campfire" at Music Hall; reception by the Commander-in-Chief of the G.A.R.; reception by the Citizens' Committee in honor of the Presi dent. Thursday, 10 a. m. Meeting of the National Encampment, Grand Army of the Republic, in Music HalL; meeting of tho National Encampment, Woman's Re lief Corps, in Scottish Rite Cathedral. 2 p. in. Grand civic and industrial pa rade. 8 30 p. m. Grand display of fire works on the river front. The line of march is the same for the parades of Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: The column will move over Richmond street from Freeman avenue east to Central avenue, south on Central avenue to Fourth street, east on Fourth street to Walnut street, north on Walnut street to Government Square, east on Government Square to Main street, north on Main street to Seventh street, west on Seventh street to Raco street, north on Race street, passing the reviewing stand in Washington Park, to Fifteenth street, where parade disbands.. Chairman J.k Milton Blair, of the Com mittee on Invitation and Reception, has appointed Maj. A. M. Warner, Past De partment Commander of Ohio, commander of the escort body of 100 picked men de tailed from all of the Hamilton County Posts to receive Commander-in-Chief Gobin tho opening day of the Encamp ment. "Camp Sherman,' where upward' of 15,000 veterans will bo quartered during the week, is rapidly assuming a thorough ly military appearance. The work has been under the management of Capt. J. B. Sampson, who reports that every thing is in readiness to receive tho veter ans on their arrival. A 70-foot flagpole has been erected in front of Headquarters, and at all times a 30x2Q-foot flag will fly from this staff. Headquarters are at the corner of Station and Thomas ave nues, and the big flag can be seen from al 1 points in the camp. Capt. Sampson announces that the camp will be conducted as a regular mili tary camp, governed by the rules and regu lations of tho United States Army. There will bo the customary bugle calls, and a Napoleon, which has been secured from the armory, will be fired at sunrise and sunset. Although Capt. Sampson has had charge of all the arrangements, Capt. B. A. Byrnes, Gth U. S., has been detailed to take command of "Camp Sherman," while Capt. Sampson will act as Adjutant. Capt. Byrnes was originally selected to command, and laid out the plans for the camp, but was called to Cuba. On his return to Montauk Point, N. Y., Secretary of War Alger again detailed him to Camp Sherman. Tho Annual Reunion of the Loyal Home Workers will, it is announced, bo held during the National Encampment. Head quarters will be at 2118 Grand street, Wal nut Hills, where will bo the L.H.W. ren dezvous, convenient to tho heart of the city by a short rido on the cars. The Reunion will be held Tuesday, Sept. 0, at 11 a. m., at Hall D, Odd Fellows Temple, Seventh and Elm streets. An informal program will bo rendered for the enter tainment of the uninitiated. No Need of a Second Shot. Denver Times. An English naval expert in making a criticism on .American naval gunnery sug gests that as a rule under the system in vogue the guuners4 would find it difficult to hit anything twice in the same place, and also argues that this is a fault that should be overcome. The learned gentleman should bear in mind that when an American gunner hits anything the first time there is nothing 1 to shoot at tho second time. FIGflTIIiG TflEtt OVER What the Veterans Have to Say About Their Campaigns. SllVED THE DAY. How Infantrymen Turned Artillerists &t 1'each Tree Creek. Editor National Tribune: In your issue of Aug. 11, 1893, you notice in the Mastered Out column the death of Thomas Why, Co. G, 109th Pa. "Little Tommy," as his comrades called him, was well known in the regimentas a brave and dutiful soldier, and upon one oc casion he, with a few other comrades, per formed a feat that should have, gained them, n medal from the Government. The battle of Peach Tree Creek, Ga., was fonght July 29r 13GI, and the First Brigade. Second Division, Twentieth Corps, along with Knapp's (Pa.) battery and Bandy's (13th N. Y.) battery, had taken a position in' woods to the right and front of an open field flanked by a heavily-wooded ravine. A line of works was hastily thrown up and the 33d 2s. J. advanced as skirmishers'. The 109th Pa. had been brought across tho creek and lay in reserve. Hood made his famous charge on the front and flank of which some old soldiers call tho "Bloody Angle" of the Southwest and struck the above hrigade, composed of tho 147th and 2Sth Pa. and 5th and 29th Ohio. Our boy3 received the Confederates with a terrific fire of musketry and gnus double shotted with grape, hut the right of onr lino was forced back, exposing to capture two guns of Bundy's "battery. At this juncture the 109th Pa. was ordered up and tried hard to stem the tide, but after a most stubborn contest was forced to give way. The artillerists of the two gnns above mentioned were nearly all killed or wounded, when Fergus Elliott, Thoma3 AVhy, aud Thomas Sharmon,-of the 109th Pa., and a couple of Bundy's men pulled the two guns out of tho works and turned them on tho victorious rebels coming on our flank, and who had U3 nearly surrounded. "Little Tommy," with the other hoys, fonght those guns until Capt. Bundy rallied a few of the infantry and brought them to their support. "Why, Elliott, and Shannon, with the ar tillerists with them, saved the day to our arms, I am positive, and I was in a position to know that no braver men or soldiers ever lived than those who stood that day and worked those guns. I make this known as a tribute to the worth and character of an old comrade mus tered out who, like many more, will go down known only to a few as baring done bis duty as a soldier of the Union, and as having while alive never received what he justly earned and deserved. John M. Valleau, 109th Pa., No. 1003 South Franklin street, "Wilmington, DeL IJEG0LLEGTI0NS OF DEEP BOTTOJuV Charge and Coanter-Charco and Hard Fight ins fey the 11th Me. Editor National Tribune: On the evening of Aug. 13, 1864, the 11th Me. went on picket. About 3 o'clock next morning orders were given for the 11th to advance. "We moved over slightly-ascending ground. Our orders were to make 03 little noise aa possible. Crawling forward on our hands and knees to the top of a hill, we looked down upon, the rebel picket-lines. In the valley below, unconscious that our men were so near, three videt3 were so close to our line that a brick might have done effective work. Meanwhile the 10th Conn, and 2ith Mass. had moved forward and formed on our left. Suddenly a bugle on the right sonnded a charge, and there arose on the early morning air the cries of charging men all along the line Down over the steep hill and over the posted picket-liue of the enemy we rushed.- The Johnnies were eating their breakfast "We made no apologies, neither did they, but got out of our way in double-quick time, leavr ing behind guns, haversacks, and accouter ments. "We sat down and ate breakfast for them, the rebels meanwhile firing at us spite fnlly from behind trees. Soon tho rebel batteries began throwing grape and canister by way of a chorus. The prisoners were sent to the rear and we formed in line and fought on that day the battle of Deep Bottom. Now Foster's Bri gadethe 24th Mass., 10th Conn., 11th Me., and 100th N. Y of the Army of the James, saw active service from May 10, 1864, until ApriL 9, 1865, at Appomattox. During this campaign our los3 was 1,385 out of 2,696. This is a matter of record! The most desperate of our battles was thafe at Deep Bottom on a reconnoissance in force. At the charge my regiment lost 10 killed and 48 wounded. The 15th was spent in march ing and getting into position. At break of day on the 16th we were ordered forward. Our forces consisted of Terry's Division of the Tenth Corps and Gregg's Division of the Second Corps. Mahone's aud Willcox's Divis ions of the rebel army were in our front. "We advanced through an open field into a woods raked by a tremendous fire of artillery and infantry. Here we lay down and awaited orders to assault the fortifications in front. About 10 o'clock we were ordered to charge. Springing forward with a genuine Yankee cheer, the Iron Brigade made the charge. "We were subjected to a triple fire of artillery and infantry, such as we never before met. The woods were alive with bursting shells and screeching minie-bullets. The regiment on our right (the 1st Md. dismounted cavalry) obliqued into our line and made some confusion. "While our offi cers straightened matters out, our line stag. gered like drunken men under the awful fire of lead and iron. Just then Foster rode along the front of his brigade, cheering hi3 men on down through the slashing and up over the hill. We drove the enemv from his works and across them into the woods be yond. The works were ours none too soon, for our ammuuition was spent. A fortunate accident occurred. "We found several boxes of cartridges that the enemy had left in their hasty retreat. It fitted our rifles, and we fonght the rest of the battle with Johnnies' bullets, which we returned to them with forcible interest. The worst had not come yet. The position of Foster's Brigade was no enviable one, for while we had secured the enemy's works the troops on the right had not been so successful, on acconnt of a high bluff. Twice they attempted to flauk it, bub in vain; the enemy held it and gave "us such a flank fire that men were shot down in large numbers, without any hope of remedy. Just abont this time a great yelling gave notice that the enemy had received reinforce mtuts, and soon a line-of-battle came out of the woods on the charge. It was received in. a way to cause them to make a hasty re treat, leaving a score or two dead and wounded on the field. The artillery of the enemy reiuubled ita efforts. Great pine trees were knocked into kindling-wood, or barked clean. Again the Johnnies charged. This time thpy drove back the troops on our left and exuosed us to a cross-fire. The 11th stood its ground nn'l ordered back; and it was time in five minutes more the whole of the regiment would ijave taken a trip to a rebel prison. There was no flinching that day -n the 11th Me. at any rate. Thiiteeu men wire killed, 81 wounded, aud six taken prison; in on little battalion of less than 300nien who were on duty. Wm. H. Douguty, Cc!i F, 11th Me., Orr's Island, Me. FREE TO INVALID LADIES. A safe, simple home treatment that cursd me alto years of suffering wIUi uterine troubles, displacements, leucorrlioea, eta, sent free to ladies with fulUfistructtouJ how to useit. Ad(lressMrs.I.IIudnut,SoutJj3Uend,Iac .Mention The National Tribune j v ifc I