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— —^— —^^__ Ojpyrt*!i^ 1904* by *&• Trtbun* Association.
:^m....V -3,868. HEARST ALLMURPRTS. poss FLAM BIG SHOW. Publisher to Speak at Tammany Ratification Meeting. L- ha- surrendered to Murphy, and the nM :v: v issTs Planning to make the subjuga- Um 77r To all Tammany heelers by having 1103 P , cockran and Grady *peak from the B * l^ 'tmHutm it a rat location meeting. TlfS^. honor- custom in Taxnmany !££ & a ratification mating at wWch cnlida'es speak. Edward M. Shepari ■ S "nd only appearance at Tammany lßfi jV Ve far. of UW at a ratification meetly °": 'Vs., ,:ece at the Tammany flre thVJ Z having £en nominated for Mayor on ■SE^S. good old cu-tom. the Murphy , Z a great ratification meet- C . Mr Hearst as the leading feature, *«J J i « ycr Hearst's "New VP'it Arr.<ri' nn" said: i tnkinc cut of the stomachs of his V* 1 in nowerto vote to let him go on get *•* ?J?t,r a nd hiring men nt starvation wages. *£«nu«c» • Murphy and hie men will make * "&£2L£ll Effort on Election Pay to cor ;h* °,»? bLTISt to «"al votes, to bribe the weak a *s*&* " faisify the count at s That was "before taking" the nomination for -Jrern«r from the hands of Murphy and Con « The "after taking" picture will have Mr. o' r«r on the Tammany platform urging his liters to Burport the etate and local tickets trnm top to bottom. >h. r ie« F Murphy taw ell the Tammany dis- L leacer* at Tammany Hall y«terday. with %• exception of Thomas E. Rush. James J. jjtttia and Thoma* J. McMatms. Mr. Martin's •eriraation from the Tammany executive com- Ettte* node a difUnct impression in the Tarn nu-r organization, and whenever his name, was sectioned at the wigwam yesterday conversa •si«af carried on in lowered tones. Vhen Mr. Murphy was asked about the reslg aitfca of Mr. Martin from tha executive com- ( tt«e b« b* l * s : -jfo food Democrat has resigned from Tam [rajy Hall or the Tammany executive commit m on account cf the action of the Democratic Bt*to Coorcßtlon." «Th« you fio not consider Martin a good Dem sewtr •*! to not care to comment on Mr. Martin. -Hew about Mayor McClellan? He says he ■ » Deaocrat, but he Is going to bolt Hearst* s nontaatioE." -I thick "what I Bald about good Democrats will rtsnl trtthoat any addition," Eald MY. M«rphy. "Can yen sty at this time whether there Is to be & fustoa on tfce Judiciary ticket?" l 1 escort cay about that. "We have not taken it up yet." "Isn't It & fair assumption that you will unite via Hearst on local tickets. Inasmuch as you tre iupponine him for Governor?" "W« nay, but I cannot say as yet," -was Mr. Murphy's reply. He ni asked what Hearst's probable plurality would be. He replied: "H« will j»t m »r* than Coler, Cut tna't'e a Jo**— h« may get 3.V>,n00, but it is too early to •ptSicx. end I cannot talk about that." Th«i Mr. Martin was asked about his reslg flßon f rom the Tammany executive committee bald: .'in a Democrat, ftr.d bare always been and «*»;■« ■»] M a Democrat, but I cannot support H«rf Tmt* Jp no use going- into details. There wtooinar.y r^e.sor.3 why I cannot Eupport Hearst Jrnt to enuinerp.te tli»m now. I will not support J» *ark fcr Hnfbes: I io not know what I will b yet I c:d not take this et*p suddenly, for I '•££ r.ary of my fr.t-nds of my intention. I do J»t kr.ow what the district organiEat'ou will — I B3J iL".cw 1 am through. V. Werley Platzfk is spoken of for the leader «iS? cf the 27ih District in place of Martin, but ZXt. Hatzr-k RfH-F '■. Che Tammany judiciary ttfat hi will not accept the leadership. ÜBELS KILL JIARISESt *xenty-suc American jackets lie ported Dead in Cuba. Jfcrfolk. Va.. Sept. 29.— "Tbe Virginian Pilot" twaorrow morning will pay: From a trustworthy source it is learned th.it * v.»r.;ess message R-as received at the Norfolk *j*T Yard late yesterday saying that twenty- Wt marines and a marine sergoant were killed Jttttrfay j n Cuba by th^ insurgents. It is said t"M l & insurgents hri4 nought to prevent the Mulat of several hundred marines on Cuban *fee f;r.n message which was received at the BWy yard wireless station, according to the in- Fai l that twenty-six marines bad ***n kil!<v3. This was followed by a second mea> •*?« 6ivir.g more definite information. Attempts to verify the report of the wirc'f-ss Beaage were not successful, but "The V::'- P'ian Pilot's" source of ir.fonr.aiion is regarded •* trustworthy. tILLED IS Ji. R. T. CRASH. Orif Passenger Dead and Half a Dozen Injured. ■«* rr^n R-as killed and half a dozen pasaen ?"■ Jfere Injured in ii trolley car collision at tbuFh avenue and B°rgen street, Brooklyn. «ffly before 2 o'clock this morning. »Wi Kg 2i*7 of the Seventh avenue lino was Tay out Bergen Ftrer-t to Green I with Owr-n McSbane, of No. •_'." 16th t^J*' s * s motonnaa. It was crossing Flatbush JfsTi" ***° the rear trur1 -t Ftruf k a switch - ir -« into the Flatbush avenue track from the j7«en Ftr " f t line end the car was stalled. A avenue car. No. 3,.'}7K on its way to p*?*ttan. nraa ftpproachlng at pood si^eed. and 1^ Jnotor «;a!!. John L"g;m, could pot stop it t * tr * lr Oaihed Into the Seventh avenue car. \ Tit D V f %bich was enuned. ? ri " r Thf " P'-'i'bush avenue car was xSnSa .'** P»nlc t-:^u«-<i when tho colliwion CttL & Passengers aped In every dlr.-c bßo4**wr wre< * ta P <? a well dressed man was *sbui'« Was #ii ' f1 ' 3 ljf f«r« a Seney Hospital lsa ad' in arrtv *-d. .Several .-.■■• cards were R*« l" > ' kr^ . one bearing the name of itrn th "'' fobn Fltzpatrick, of No. 417 12Oj 6«aey v, ,' l!l a »"ms broken and waa taJc«n to t!s t on « ! . ta! - Oth? '" Injured passengers Hit '•«« - „ rl ' stof "'» nursing their injurl^ii were B* s> rr ,,, ;- v !;i automobile* by claim agents <A <'x\y a JZ, yn J 'ap!'l Tiansit Company who sud fcoto-^g,' arf>3 from somewhere. Shane, the tt!fj' °' '>)•' Beventb I ■■V.M- car, was .':! - °'a technical charge. >^,C, Cr ~ Tary r oot passes capes. ■ i \kt Cotambls, To day, rain Hl | „*,,„. Tomorrow, fair. t wind*. ENGINE OF NEW YORK EXPRESS AFTER IT PULLED OUT FROM WRECK. (Br courte«y of "Th« Philadelphia. North American.") EXPRESSES IN CRASH. THREE DEAD; MANY HURT. P. R. R. Engineer Unable to Stop Train in Time. Philadelphia, Sept. 29— Running at great speed past a signal set against It and a flagman who vas wildly waving a warning to the engineer, a New York express train bound for Philadelphia on the New York division of the Pennsylvania Railroad crashed Into a stalled Long Branch ex press at Eddington, nineteen miles north of this city, to-day, with the result that three persons are dead and forty injured, several of whom are believed to be fatally hurt. That more persons were not kjlled is considered remarkiible as three of the cars of the Long Branch train wen pletely telescoped by the terrific impact of th<3 heavy New York expn ?s. The list of dead and Injured is as follows: THE DEAD. COXNEIJ^ Mrs. W. ft, Trenton. N. J., wife of a rail road brakeman. CRON'IN. Mary. Philadelphia; dl««d In hospital. O'XaIXJCT. Mary. Railway. N. J. THE INJURED. BRESLIN. Thomas J.. Freehold. N. J . ; slightly Injured and shocked. BT'?H. E*t*rt P.. Stockton N. J. , bruises of right leg and left hand. CABWELU J. H.. Wanhlcgion, D. C. ; fracture of right wrist. CONWAY. A. J. Centra: Falls. R. I ; sprained back. GILLIATT. Mrs. J. W .. South Orleans. Mass.; right slds and right leg bruiseJ GLASGOW. John P.. Anbury Park, N. J. ; lacerated hand. HALE, Mary (Negro). Atlantic City; body badly In ju:*d. HICKS. Mr» M. (Negro). Dellalr* Mountain, Perm.; right side »pr«lr.ed. JEWELL. Mlis M . Trenton. N. J.. right side, bruised. KRATZ, Miss Margaret, New Britain. Perm. ; bruises of left arm. LEFFORD. Mrs. J. McVejtown, Pern ; sprained back. MANELLA. J.. Trenton. N. J. : back hurt. OWERT. Rosa J.. Downinjton, Perm.; bruises of both shoulders and hips. ROBERTSON, Louise (Negro). Washington. D. C. ; Injury to <ye and face cut. SCOTT. Thomas, Providence, R. I.; sprained back. 6TANTON, Albert .1 .. New York; tooth broken and Up cut. TAYLOR, Mies Rachel. Red Bank. N. J. ; brulß's of body. WARRICK. Matilda E. (Negro), Washington. D. C.J badly hurt. WEATHF.RLY. Mm. I. Trenton. N. J. : sprained back. WHITMKR, William C.. Rockhlll. 9. C ; r.ose badly ln jurod. WILSON. Miss Helen. Trenton. N. J.; badly bruised. The Long Branch train left the seashore at 7:10 a. m. and was due in Philadelphia at 9:31 a. m. The other express left New York at 7:30. and was due here at 9:35. At Bristol, about four miles north of Eddington, the New York express was fourteen minutes behind the Long Branch train and was running at high speed In order to make up a loss of nine minutes. The Long Branch express was compelled to stop at Eddington because of a faulty airbrake, and while the trainmen were trying to find the cause of the trouble the rear brakeman went back 175 yards to flag approaching trains. He stood about half way between the rear of his train and the automatic signal which was set against other trains. COULD NOT STOP TRAIN. Van Artdale engineer of the New York cx ~ press, who was not hurt, said he saw the red signal, as well as fh« flagman, but was unable to bring his train to a standstill, although h- had experienced no trouble whatever in stopping at Trenton, whidi was the last stop he bad made. Rounding the curve near Eddington ho was hor rified to see that danger was so close ahead, and as every effort to halt his train was without avail Ik- could do nothing but wait for the crash. The last four cars of the stalled express were day coaches, and some of the passengers were strolling along the tracks waiting for the train to start. The instant they saw the onrushlng train they sot up a cry of warning, but it was too late for any one In the last three cars to escape. Th« engine struck the rear car with terrific force, ■.using it to be completely telescoped. Th next coach was lifted from its trucks and forced through the coach ahead. The havoc done was so great that it was at Ural believed by witnesses that every one in the last two cars had been killed. The wreckage was piled high in " tangled mass, but workers from the New York express, on which no one was hurt, and uninjured passengers from the Long Branch train quickly set to work and found tliat most of the Imprisoned passengers were alive, though many were unconscious. RELIEF COMES QUICKLY. Word was s'nt ! " the village of Kddington and several doctors were soon on the scene, and others from Bristol and nearby towns were Biimmoned i, v telephone. In the course of an hour the d<-ad and all the injured had been re moved nd laid at the sides of tha railroad awaiting relief trains. One train was made up at Bristol, bin l**£ re . M arrived an east bound New York express was nacK<-<i. £onw of the Injured were placed on It and rushed to Bristol mid [hen were started for Philadelphia on the undamaged section of the Long Branch train. In the mean time the railroad officials had a«ked the Philadelphia polios Bureau to send to the West Philadelphia station all available ambulances and police patrol wagons. This was done and the unusual number of such vehicles waiting at the station caused much excitement ■ id started the wildest kind of rumors of great 1 * of HO- Only five of the seriously Injured °l c brought to this city. Horn.- were taken to T ' t N , j nd the remainder were cared Trenton. . ■ ' bo j; es '" -he '"° dead pas for ?-t *5i.-- vi * Conllniifd us. ulut:i pu;«w NEW- YORK. SUNDAY. SEPTEMBER 30, 1906.-5 PARTS-SIXTY PAGEwS. VIEWS OF THE P. R. R. WRECK AT EDDIXGTOX, PEXN., YESTERDAY. RUIN IS PATH OF STORM. MOBILE LOSS, $10,000,000. One Hundred Thought to Have Per ished — Widespread Destruction. [By Tfll^irraDh to The Tribune.] Mobile. Ala.. Sept 29. — The worst calamity that has befallen Mobile in the history of the city was the tropical cyclone that struck hero Wednesday night and continued throughout the night and waged its fury until Thursday noon. The great storms of 1593 and 1901, when the wind attained a velocity of seventy-two and sixty miles, respectively, seemed to be small affair? compared to the cyclonic wind that swept over the bay, the river ami city and suburbs yesterday. The water rose rapidly in the down town districts when the wind veered to the southeast. This was about 6:30 o'clock on Thursday moming, and from that hour up to the time the wind ceased its terrific uproar the water rose rapidly in the. streets adjacent to the riverfront. There seemed to be no preparation at all for the rising water, and the certain and enormous dam age that was sure to follow its rise at a given point. Although the dispatches to the local papers had told of the origin of the storm off the coast of Cuba three days in advance, there was nothing to give warning that It would strike Mobile— or, at least, not as hard as It did. Ulsh winds and rain were expected, but there was no warning that the hurricane itself would come in per3on and spend Its force and fury upon the 11v©b and property of Mobillans. That Is just wnat Happened, however, and it found not one person prepared. In Mobile and vicinity the estimated damage Is $10,000,000 at least. WASHED OFF THE MAP. Navy Cove, situated Just this side of Fort Mor gan and the home of many bar pilots, has been washed off the map. The news of the loss of life and property at Navy Cove was brought here at 3 o'clock this afternoon by Captain Frank Midgett. who arrived on the Norwegian etenmer Belize. Captain Midgett reports every house on the cove wrecked, the result of the terrific winds early yesterday morning and their shift to the southeast, piling the seas across the cove. The dead so fnr reported are Mrs. Den nle Ladnler and four eons and Captain Will iam Johnson, father of Curt Johnson, a pilot of this city. Captain Johnson Is reported to have been killed by flying debris Just as he stepped out of the front door of his home. Reports from the coast relative to loss of life are hard to verify, but from what are consid ered trustworthy sources the following names were obtained: Coden — OUce Werneth, sr., wife and daugh ter, M;ij"r Stevens, Mm. Charles Clark, throe members of the family of Edward Httlad, Mrs. >S;n:on Klosky, reported to have filed from exposure; Miss Sue Crlvelerl. a man named Klmball. Mrs. A. I-. Hazen and two children, of New Cns«tle; Mrs. Henry Turner. Bister of Stew art Mcßae, of the Commercial Printing Com pany, and Mrs. Mcßae, mother of Stewart Mc- Rae. Herron Bay Oliver Dorlon, wife ami two chil dren. Mobile River bridge— Two unknown Negroes. William Dupree, Negro, drowned ofT Baradet's Wharf, below Monroe Park. MASTS BLOWN OUT OF VESSEL. The British steamer Dorlsbrook is reported to be high and dry on tho east end of Dauphin Island, having dragged her anchors and being in such a position that one can walk around her. Th<> three masted schooner King of Avon is dismantled and lying ashore near the mouth of Dog River, having parted her cables, and one may Imagine how hard the wind was blow- Ing when the mnsts were blown completely out of "her even with the decks. The full jigged ship Pher Ugland, which was anchored In Quar antine Ground. Is lying ashore off Frederic's Wharf, at South End, with part of her masts gone. As she "has sent no one ashore yet it is Impossible to estimate her damage. W. H. McKane, supervisor of the Louisville & Nashville. New Orleans and Mobile divisions, and Joseph Hoefer, district lineman of th^ American Hell Telephone Company, with lead quarters nt Bcranton, Mis«., arrived in this city Thursday afternoon about P. o'clock, .om'ng f rf -rn Scranton on foot along the railroad track. Mr. McKnne rode on a switch engine from Bay St. Louis to West Pascagonla, thence he walked up to geranton, where he met Mr. Hoefer, then accompanied him to Mobile. They report that Gulf port is nearly washed away and many per sons are killed or Injured. A conservative estimate of the loss of life in thin vicinity places the number at one hundred. Business wan partly resumed to-day. The city authorities are clearing the streets of the debris as rapidly as possible. The streetcars are expected to resume service by Sunday night. The Postal and Western Union Telegraph com panies are still out of business, their wires being down in every direction. At Coden only one house ii left Of the little town. The Mobile ft ' . n'ln" •' on *'*' pner. DEWEYS PURE GRAPE JUICE. Lhsolutely free from any preservatives. II T 1.. *'v I Sc?n« Co.. 13$ Fu'.ton St.. New Turk. —Advt.. CROWD VIEWING THE WRECK. PRESIDENT WITH FLEET DINES WITH JACKIES. Mr. Roosevelt Sees Excellent Target Practice Off Cape Cod. Barnatable, Mass.. Sept. 20— President Roose velt visited the North Atlantic fleet off Cape Cod to-day, and left It with enthusiastic praise for the officers and crews. The members of the crew of the flrst class bittleshlp Missouri, on which the President had spent the day. cheered themselves hoarse as he left the ship at 1:30 o'clock, for they had had an honor paid them which no other crew in the navy had ever re ceived. The President and h's guests sat down to dinner with the Jaokies. This feature of tha trip was a surprise both to the officers and the men. When the Missouri left the target ground and returned to her anchorage, and the first mess call was sounded on a marine's trumpet, the notfts hail not ceased echoing throughout the fleet when the President called Admiral Evans to his side and announced that he and hla guests would take dinner with the sailors. The necessary orders were immediately issued, and the sailors jumped to their feet In sur prise when they saw President Roosevelt walk on the after gun deck and take his place at a table where he and his guests had the same n:ess that was being served to the sail ors at the surrounding tables. One of the men, seeing that there "*-ere no napkins on the President's table, rushed to the wardroom to procure the necessary table linen. When he re turned President Roosevelt iha-ik^d him. but said he was "dining with the boys to-day," and would have no privileges which they did not enjoy. The sailors, pleased wtta the President's action, took no further steps until at the close of the dinner, when they sent to the President's table a box of cigars which had been obtained by public subscription from the navy canteen. President Roosevelt started for Oyster Bay In the afternoon, after he had received a long dispatch from Secretary Tafr dealing with the situation in Cuba. The President arrived at the entrance of Cape Cod Bay at about 8:50 a. m.. and tho Mayflower came to anchor fifteen minutes later. Rear Ad miral Evans left the flagship Maine shortly afterward and went to the President's yacht, ac companied by Congressman "William C. Covering and James B. Connelly, a writer of sea stories. At 9 o'clock the President boarded the Missouri. At his request the usual Presidential salute of twenty-one guns was omitted. The moment the Presidential party arrived on board the Missouri the champion of the North Atlantic fleet sailed out to the target grounds. On the way out the President visited the various parts of the ship, Inspecting the turrets, ward rooms and other places. Filing at targets anchored 1,080 yards away was begun almost Immediately. While the 6 inch suns wen- being fired the President mood behind the gun crew and watched through a strong glass tha admirable markmanship dis played. Every shot tired found the target, not a miss being recorded. When the ship turned and went back over the course President Roose velt went up to the forward turret, where the big 15-inch guns were being prepared. During the firing of these runs he did not remain In the turret, the mechanism having been explained to him earlier in the day. When the ship returned to her anchorage a newspaper photographer asked the President to pose for a picture, and he immediately gave a hearty consent, on the condition that his picture should be taken with the victorious gun crew. Before the actual target practice began, to chow the President the value of team work la training, trials were held with fhe turret and six inch guns, th? manoeuvres being the same as in actual firing, except that dummy charges wero used Instead of powder. This was foil.. Iby target practice at I.CSO yards with six-inch guns and twelve-Inch turret guns, th« freed of fl-.e «hin being ten knot? and the size of the targets 17 l.v "1 feet The following scores were made: The "forward turret. In charge of Lieutenant t U Johnson, fired eight akots, making eight hits in one run across th- ranee, at tha rats 0f "'.28 hits a turret a minute. The trainer was Benjamin Hare, seaman; the right gun i-olnt.-r was W Gibbons, boatswain's mat", second c!a«.«; Wt pointer Charles Blachard. boatswains mate. nit cass and L. K. Boyer. turret captain. The,o men have been in the turret since the Ship went into commission, two years ago. The "ix-lnch guns were fired by three pointer*, each pointer firing rlglit shots and making eight 8»3S: a fl^,nut; lnC T.f, U wa P sT^. SSSS S T;" d -£ind cla" who made P.l" hits a gun a minute "the last pointer was J. 11. Sales.es. Teaman who made 0.4 hits a gun a minute. TheTe las? two pointers were in the djrtston in charge of Midshipman Douglas Howard. Chatham, Mas*, Sept. v.-The government yacht Mayflower, with President Roosevelt on board passed here bound south at 7:1.". p. m. The sky was clear, but there was a strong head Wl A n n noJr C a?t 6 e?Tho bl Mayflower passed Chatham Light she was reported as having passed Shovel fuf Lightship, where ahe turned westward into X., . Picket Sound. The torpedo boat destroyer Hopkins was about five miles In advance of the President's yacht, and the Lawrence followed close astern of tho Mayflower. THE 20TH CENTURY LIMITED. . TO CHICAGO IN 18 HOURS. Leaves New York 3:3» p. m.. •*#* m J22£HBJ£ next morning- a nights ride by tte. >•»* YORK CENTRAL LINES. "America^ Greatest Railroad. A dozen other fast trains to Chicago and St. Louis. — Aavu TROOPS ORDERED SENT. PRESIDENT GIVES WORD. Force of 5,652 Men Will Start for Cuba at Once. rrrom The Trltnin* Bureau.] Washington, Sept. 20.— President, acting on the request of Secretary Taft, has ordered the troops. 5.652 in number, which had received "preparatory orders" this afternoon, to sail for Cuba. The President's order was received In Wash ington at 10:45 this evening, and the- general staff Immediately telegraphed the various com mands to carry out the tentative instructions already Issued. As fast as the several regiments reach New port Nevs they will be loaded on the transports already engaged by General Humphreys, an 3 these will sail for Havana or other points as subsequent ordere may Indicate. General Bell, chief of staff, believes that the first troops will be landed In Havana one week from to-night Even" effort will be made to have the transports ready for the soldiers as fast as they arrtva. As all arrangements had been made beforehand. It was necessary to telegraph on'.y the single word "proceed" to the several commanders this evening. With the troops which are to go forward th! 9 coming week and the marine* and bluejackets already in Cuba, the United States forces will somewhat exceed 16,000 men. aad It Is hoped that this number will prove sufficient to garrison the Island The President's message ordering the troops to Cuba was dated on the Mayflower, and came by wireless to Newport. The message instructs that six thousand men be sent at once, but the round number Is assumed to have been used as a matter of convenience, and for the present no changes will be made In the orders already is sued. ANXIOUS PAY FOR OFFICIATE. This has been a day of Intense anxiety to Gen eral Oliver, the Acting Secretary of War; to General Bell, the Chief of Staff; to General Mnsworth. the military secretary, and to other high officials in the War Department. The first official news concerning the American occupa tion of Cuba came in the form of a telegram from Secretary Taft. making inquiries which seemed clearly to indicate that the Secretary believed troops to have been ordered to Cuba. Secretary Taft's cable dispatch was received at" 11 40 o'clock this morning. Telegrams were immediately sent" to the Present asking if troops should be sent and to Secretary Taft. making the same inquiry. The Acting Secretary of War th-n determine,! to issue the order to move the troops without waiting for more defi nite instructions, and informed the members of the press that the order to embark soldiers had been Issued Shortly after this, however, the Acting Secretary reconsidered his decision, and regained from Issuing the order pending instruc tions from the President. Finally communication was established with the Mayflower, and it was learned that the President had left the Mayflower and was aboard one of the vessels of the fleet, but was expected to return to the Mayflower at 2 p. m. TROOPS TO BE SENT. Without waiting to hear from the President, ti-e Quartermaster -Ge««»«] was directed to en gago transports, and the troops That will compose the first draft, to consist of 5,632 men. to be sent to Cuba, were notified to bold themselves in readiness L>r immediate travel. The? troops which received preparatory orders .ire: Infantry— Regiment. Plattsburg Bar racks- 11th Infantry, Fort IX A. Russell. Wyo ming; Ttli Infantry. Fort McPherson. Georgia; "7th 'infantry. Fort Sheridan. Illinois, and tha ~M'i Infantry, Fort Snelling. Minnesota. ~ Cavalry— Eleventh Cavalry. Fort Dcs Molnes. lowa, and the loth Cavalry. Fort Ethan Alien. Vermont. Artillery— Seventeenth an«l lMh Mountain Bat teries, now at Vancouver. Wash.; 14th Battery, Hold artillery. Fort Sheridan. Engineers— Two companies from the Washing ton Barracks. Full details of the organization of the first expedition were mad* 1 puhllc by the chi«»f of staff to-night. Ueutenant Colon?! W. W. Wother- SpOW is to be chief of the expedition staff, and he will have as his assistants the following officers of the genera] staff corps: Major Will lam a. Mann. Major Francis J. Kernan, Major David (laillard. Captain George W. Reed, Cap tain Charles T. Moncher and Captain John W. Furlong. The military s«oretary of the expedition will be Captain William <». flaan. of the artillery corps. Major William C Langtttt Is to N« the engineer officer. The Inspector general will be Major E. S. Greble. Major Chauncey B. Baker will be chief quar termaster, and he has started for Cuba with five assistants. Other ofllc-rs on the expedition staff are: Chief commissary. Major Harry E. Wllklns; depot commissary. Captain H. C. Cole: chief surgeon. Colonel Vallery Havard: medical Inspector. Lieutenant Colonel Blair D. Taylor. Continued on .counJ pa**. PRICE FIVE TEXTS. AMERICAN RCLEIX CUBA ACTION WEU MF.CF.irED> Mr. Tuft Provisional Governor-** Occupation TV m porn Havana. Sept. 20. — Bright weather condition* here to-day, after a we«». of drenching rain, were in harmor.y w'th tho ether featurc3 of tha temporary assumption of the government of ;^j Cuba by the United States, and corresponded v with MM feeling of relief everywhere manifest • over what !s regarded a3 the end of the strife in ! Cuba. The Cuban government ofHciala and poli ticians were rot much in evidence to-day, bus even among them expressions of satisfaction were not uncommon over the fact that a firm government had control of the island's affairs. Everybody seemed inclined to agree that tha future was much brighter. Implicit confidence was expressed In the good faith of the United States, and. while no or.a was willing to predict the duration of the American occupation, Cv- i bans as a rule were hopeful that the sovereignty of the republic would eventually be restored to • them. The merchants, bankars ami plantar* off ■wnxiAM a rAPT. Secretary of War. who assumed the Provisional' Governorship of Cuba yesterday all nationalities enthusiastically welcome tha American government, but they are ail asking the same question — will it be permanent? Secretary Taft this morning issued the follow ing proclamation: To the People of Cuba: The failure of. Con gress to act on the Irrevocable resignation of th» President of. the republic of Cuba or to elect a successor, leaves-- the country without a govern ment at a time when great disorder prevail.-, and requires that, pursuant to the request ci Mr. Palma, the necessary steps be taken in the name and by the authority of the President of the United States to restore order and protect life and property In the Island of Cuba and the islands and keys adjacent thereto, and for this purpose to establish therein a provisional gov ernment. The provisional government hereby es tablished will be maintained only long enough to restore order, peace and public confidence, by direction of and in the name of the President of the United States, and then to hold such elec tions as may be necessary to determine on thoso persons upon whom the permanent government of the republic should be devolved. In so far as la consistent with the nature of a provisional government established tinder the authority of the United States, this will be a Cuban government, conforming with the con stitution of Cuba. The Cuban naff will be hoist ed as usual over the government buildings o» the island; all the executive departments and provincial and municipal governments, including' that of the city of Havana, will continue to be administered as under the Cuban republic; the courts will continue to administer Justice* and all the laws not in their nature Inapplicable by reason of the temporary and emergent character of the government will be in force. President Roosevelt has been most anxious to bring about peace under the constitutional gov ernment of Cuba, and he made every endeavor to avoid the present step. Longer delay, haw ever, would be dangerous in view of tb« resig nation of the Cabinet. Until further notice the heads of all Cia do partments of the central government •wlfl report to me for instructions, including General A>x andro Rodriguez, In command of the rural guards and other regular |»wiimM«»t fore**. and General Carlos Roloff. Treasurer of Cuta. Until futher notice the civil governors and alcaldes will also report to me for Instruction*. I ask all citizens and residents of Cuba to as sist me In the work of restoring order, tranquil- ■ lity and public confidence. WILLIAM H. TAFT. Secretary of •VTa*. United States Provisional Governor of Cub*. Havana. Sept. 20. 190& Governor Taft drove in an antomoblla t»> the palace at noon for the purpose or greeting' Safior Palma and making arrangements to succeed him. The Governor's going to the palaoa was prao tlcally unnoticed. On his arrival Mr. Taft vms greeted by Mr. Belt, the ex-President's secre tary, and was ushered Into Sefior Palma*» prtvats office, the apartment occupied sucoesotvaty by the Spanish Governors. Governor General "Wood and President Palma. Formal greetings w«r« exchanged, and Mr. Taft complimented the «x- President highly on the progress which CVb* had made in the development of Industry under his administration and on the condition of her finances and resources. The Governor told Sefior Palma that the latter's course In resigning the Presidency and insisting upon his resignation was in the nature of heroism. Mr. Palma replied that he wa-«i glad the burden of the Presidency had been lh'ted from his shoulders, adding that he felt personally relieved and satisfied. Mr. Taft had expected to go over the financial affairs of the government with Seftor Palma. especially In regard Is the Cuban bonds or other Indebtedness, but the ex-President said that th« Secretary of the Treasrury. Fonts y Sterling, was in a much better Mia to outline all such mat ters to the Incoming government. The inter view ended in ■ friendly manner, and Mr. Taft. with the Acting Secretary of State, Mr. Bacon. Consul General Steinhart and Captain McCoy. the Governor's personal aid. who had accom panied him to the palace, returned to the Ameri can legation. It is probable that Mr. Taft will occupy the palace to-morrow, Sefior Palma with NEW YORK CENTRAL EARLY AUTUMN TOUR 9. Very lf"v rates to tha Adirondack Mountains. Thousand Islands. Greeu Mountains. Memphis and N«w Orleans. Full particulars from NHYV YORK CENTRAL Xlckai Ageuis.- Advt.