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MP J i i i. i n i 'i i) b U md up, . Th mort tba temerity of the f namy'aMlp.sw.n despatching nsvel fort II to th Philippine! Vras considered the easier t cams the determination to strike a blow where tt would bo felt most. Few people in Spain h J reallxethepbwerofth United States to carry ? en tbe war to a successful conclusion. The Span ji isb Government has kept the country in igno g xasce of the futility of continuing to cope with K, "Vie United States. It is principally to show the g subjects of tho Qusen Iteuent that tho United R .States can wag war in Spanish waters as well St a Ih those nearer Its own shores that tho Rait l em squadron will sail for tho shores of Spain. If' If tho punishment Inflicted on coast towns and M I Government shipyards Is not sufficient to make Upaln su for peace or tho people demand an . t .' ending of the war, tho aggression will be con Bt AH tinned on a larger scale. K M The primary objeot of Commodore Watson's i,u tnltslon will be to destroy tbe three armored B 1 1 ' cruisers Cardenal Clsneros, Catalans, and If. r; Prlncesa.de Asturlas, now reaching completion B at Spanish shipyards. Tho Clsneros is being I )f built at Ferrol. the Cataluna at Cartagena, and B t 5 the Asturlas at Carraca. These vessels are sisters I J of tho Carlos V., one of Camara's fleet, and are km m to be magnificent ships. Cadiz will almost cer- ;, jf talnlybe Tlstted by Watson, and he will also B II probably shell Canary Island cities. Ills principal I V I Work, however, will be in bombarding the Span j ' I Ish dock yards at Ferrol, Carraca. and Cartagena, I BE J ' I and destroying tho armored cruisers named. K I,- Whether be will establish a baso of supplies In i - ,the Mediterranean is not disclosed, but it la hinted that ho may take possession of Couta. Spain's penal settlement In Africa, and use Its V harbor for cooling purposes. Ho will carry with i him three colliers, and, as loading nt sea Is an k unsatisfactory process, he limy decido to seek thesholterot sorao Spanish harbor to fill tho I ' 'bunkers of his fighting ships. t Meanwhile tho Spanish reserve fleet is at ! Port Bald awaiting a doclslon of the Urllish Gov ) ernment on a protest mnde by the bnltcdStatos Consul there against permitting it to coal. According to tho advices sent to this Got ern j ' 'tnent, there are 10,000 tons of coal for tho Span ( i ish ships at Port Said. England has declared coal contraband of war and the United Statcu , i Consul wants tho princtplo applied to . - 'Camara's fleet. Naval olllclala say that If Bjf. w , ' 'he does not secure fuel at Port Sold, Bjj the cruise to tho East must be abandoned, Bjr F , and according to these samo offlcora that Hj I i is something for which tho Ministry at Madrid Br v 'is dovoutly praj Inc. Under England's neutral ity fr : 'fly declaration Camara enn get Just enough H- &' ,' coal to carry him back to the nearest Spanish B!' a port. He Is in a bad fix, whichever nay tho Bt ' British authorities tv 111 decide the coal qucs flf fi 'tlon, for Watson will meet hliu In the Medlter K J f rancan or the Paclllo if the present plans do not ft ' miscarry. Bj , The first advices to this Government about tt the arrival of the Spanish fleet at Port Said Mr E ! 'showed that It was composed of tho battleship jji V ! Pslayo. the armored cruiser Carlos V., the III- P, ' torpedo-boat catchers Audaz, Ozada, and Pros Ilit ft ' erpltia; the auxiliary cruisers Patriota and In F Sapido. formerly the Hamburg-American liners B- H 'Columbia and Xorniannla, each carrying twelve Bjlt guns; the auxiliary cruisers Uuenos Aires, ten It I : -runs, and lata do Panay, two guns, and the Bjr, f three unarmored transports Colon, CovadoDgn, Ij J and San Francisco. The transports carry 4,000 m I ' troops. Some troops are also on board the war B I c 8 ships. Later advices say that some more tor si pedo-bout destroyers are with the fleet, but the 1 i Qovernment has not secured trustworthy con K ,, xlrmattonof this news. Tbe information given Bj 4 the Government is that these new destroyers K j r were built in Ourmany for the Chinese Govern W I : nent and sold to Spain without the knowledge K! I ' of th United States. An effort Is being made Kjj I' to obtain somothlnE acourate on this subject. Bit While greater in numbers than Watson's m) ' if squadron, tho Spanish fleet docs not compare in B li ' J power to that of the American tommandor. B.I f The battleships Iowa and Oregon are far su BiJ i i perior to tho battleship Polayo and the armored Bji I S crulcer Carlos V while not one of the other mis I- Spanish ships compares with the rebuilt New BS g ark. as fine a cruiior of her type as there 'I? S ' '" '" tuc worl(1, 'lll Newark has received Jlr re ' !new en:ines ani boilers and a battery of mod Kfii & r cru raI,ld'llro Runs. Her speed and fighting BkHi i ability bavo been greatly increased. None of Hjl: I thofciianlaU auxiliaries compares with theDlxIe, BSU; I yosemltc and Yankee. Each has a main battery iBu f J of 6 liiLh or 0 IiilU rapid-fire guns, and a deck B I 'J ;' protection of steel has been installed since they Bl B a ' were purchased by the Government from the B J 1 Morgan line. B'j g ' Owlnt to tho fact that one of the colliers can- BflB f not maintain a creator speed than 10 miles an BBj - I : hour and the others only 2 knots better, the B 1 American squadron will not proceed across the BB' j 1 ocean at greater rato than 10 knots. At BBj ' I that speed the vessels can travel 0,000 BB . ! miles without recoallng. All tbe vessels will BE- r B0t have to fill their bunkers so frequently, B ' howovsr. The Iowa, for example, has a steam- H ' lng radius of 7,400 miles at ten knots with H j 8,000 tons, and tbe Oregon a radius of 16,000 M : .- knots at ton knots on 3,000 tons. Tbe colliers K ; i have a combined capacity of 13,000 tons. !&- A finer set of commanndlng ofllcers of the up .li ' ' fighting ships of tbe Eastern squadron could not jE- ' have been selected. Capt. Robley Evans is W j I ' famous for his love of hostile action. Capt. CL K ' . s ' Clark of the Oregon, who brought that magnifl ; Jp '2 t c cent Ironclad all the way round to Key West fit; "i , i from Sou Francisco to augment Admiral Samp- Ef ton's fleet, wanted to tackle Cervera'a Cape 'St' I y. Terde squadron single-handed, and was dlsap- SC ' I pointed because he did not encounter tho seven Ntf Tstsels of tho enemy, four of them armorclads, '?' ' , en his race up the South American coast, Capt. HE - ' A. S. Barker of tho Nowork is one of the quietest K ' men in the navy, but he knows how to handle , t, a ship splendidly and has a reputation for !( pluck. Tbe Yankee, under Commander W. IT. Brownson, is manned by New York naval mill- j tlamen. Commander Brownson is the man who 'If' '17 took the Detroit past two formidable Drazlllan '"Ft vy Insurgent armorclads, and fired a shot into one 'HP r ' of them for attempting to stop an American mer- 'III F ' ehantman from going Into Illo Harbor. He Is one , . j f of the best-liked men In the service, and as much (Jw I of a fighter as Capt. Evans. Commander W. II. S'f I' X Emory of the Yostmite is also an olllcer whose Jftl I ' courage baa been tested and not found wanting, K I ' and Commander C. II. Davis of the Dixie Is as BLjB ; careful and conscientious in the performance of ISs bis duty and as good an officer as there Is In the m'&L ft ' navy. The Dixie has a crew of Maryland naval fix ' militiamen. The Yosemlte's crew is composed Bur i '" et Michigan naval reserves. The three colliers, I Sr H ! '. te -'berando, tbt Alexander and the Sclndla, I W I i w- ar oon-manded respectively by Commanders M. T f l B- Buferd, W. T. Burwell and B. Watson. IJ.i s " Commodore John Crittenden Watson has a '41 V n0 recoro 1TS" Lieutenant on Farragut'a B If I ) flagship in the famous attack on Forts Philip BP ,' and Jackson, and it was Watson who twice Hill I l! Strapped rarracut to the mast at the letter's re H M l U quest. He was Captain of the Mare Island IBJ!S i W Navy Yard some years ago. The long BB' 'ft I V prairie grass In the yard caught fire onu B,v ft H J '? an the blaze threatened the mag BB ' 41 axlne. The marines and employees of the BB 7-v j J yard started to flood the magazine Just as BBJ jl 7 ' I Watson arrived. He stopped the attempt to BBjf i spoil the ammunition, and going on top of the BBlF 1 I magoslae played a hose so successfully on the mmW i S 1 burnlnr arrass that the building, tbe powder, k B I and many lives were saved. Commodore Wat JJ 9 sen changed his flag from tho .Montgomery to S . the Newark at Key West to-day and sailed for Vi I I Santiago. There he will find tbe other vessels i - ' of his squadron. It Is not probable that these can be coaled and otherwise prepared for tbe , " J long voyage to Spain before Santiago is taken. i ' t The chanves made by the formation of the east - . I jrn squadron and the assignment of Commodore I; Howell to succeed Commodore Watson In onarge of tho northern Cuban blockading i I squadron do not affect the relative positions of M ' Admiral Sampson and Commodore Sibley. Ati B' mlral Sampson will have supreme command K of the naval force off Santiago and in the S , the West Indies, Including Howell's squadron, R. and Commodore Schley will be the commundrr W r of the division operating In connection with tt. Gen. Shatter's army corps. While Schley is ft , otllclallr In command of all the vessels oft B v Santiago tbe arrangement will be continued by 9" .' 4 which these ships are divided into two sections, & J ', one under Sampson and tho other under Schley, Hr I with Sampson commandsr-in-chlsf. BBU' W ! 1 I The northern patrol squadxon, formerly under F i li ' Howell, will be gradually dlssohed, leaving (ji patrol work to be performed by the mosquito HB1 ,is "et and the coast slicnal men. Howell will 'n probably take tbe Ban Francisco, his flagship, to HB1. 1! , Key Wst. lea lng only the Columbia, Mlnne- ! v ' spoils, Prairie. Dadgor and Katitbdtn and the HBBill 2 collier Southerly ou patrol duty. Later on the HBBi l ' Columbia and Minneapolis will probably be HBB. v ' detached for assignment to Watson's eastern 1 v I : squadron in a second division to bo sent to BflB' V, 1 Bpaliu JflBBU&J sfaWsBBBsjsPJBBBBlaagMBi iii mm n 1 1 1 1 mgnrmn-rgr-nTirrrmnr ttiti im , n num mn i 1 1 i i nm ih I in i' i up. ml Hn Mi ii WATSONAftDniS SQUADRON JL COUlrJtfATXOK THAT BODBB XtT, to arAiN's o6jlt. fee Baltlnklps Are the flew r Oar Wavy, an Ik Cesaaaaxlare l Ceaamaad la at iMSMed VfUran triata eallaatry at Meklle Ike Caallatae Pralaa ef A4salral rarraaau Commodore John Crittenden Watson, in com mand of the Eattorn squadron, soon to sail for tbe Bpanlsh coast, won enthusiastic praise from Farragut when he was attached to the old Hart ford as flag Lieutenant. In the battle of Mobile Bay, when'tha Confederate Ironclad Tennessee engaged Farragut's flagship, and the Admiral climbed into the xnlzzeu rigging that he might direct the fight above the blinding smoke, tt was young Watson, then acting aa signal officer on the poop, who climbed up after Farragut, and, aftor vainly entreating the Admiral to MWMMnHMMMHHMnMNgaiPMMMMaMNMIMi " I'M'I'I ' ' ' ford. Biz of these ships, hare beenooed to (he navyelnce,tho war began. Only k few weeks ago-lhs Iowa was the only on of the nlad in commission in tbe AtantIo. The Newark Was built as a flagship and was for a long while tbe crack cruiser of her olass In the navy. For a year she heaboep at the Nor folk yard refitting. Her three masU hare bee taken out and two military masts substituted, o that now she looks much ilk the San Francisco, built as ber sister ship. She carries a very heavy armament for a 4,000 ton cruiser twelve 0-inch rifles, one S-lnch field gun, eight O-poundera, four 1-pounder automatics, and two Colt machine guns. The main battery has received rapld-flra breech mechanisms greatly Increasing tbe ship's fighting efllolenoy. The Newark can make 10 knots under favorablo conditions. Iler crew came chiefly from the great lakes region, and was enlisted by Commander Hawloy's special board. Royal Phelps Carroll, the New York I THE BATTLESHIP OREGON. stand In a less exposed place, lashed him to the rij-glng. Watson was wounded in the fight, "Lieut, Watson has been brought to yeur at tention in former times," snld Farragut In his official report. ' ITo was on the poop attending to the signals, and performed his duty, as might be expected, thoroughly. He Is a scion worthy of tbe noble stock be springs from, and I commend him to your attention." Watson entered the Naval Academy In 1SC0 and four years later was graduated. He was made a master on Aug. 31, 1801, and on Jan. 10, 1862. was ordered to the Hartford as navi gator. He was mode a nontenant on July 10. Farragut took a great liking to the young offi cer, who was appointed his flag lieutenant in February, 1804. Watson was in the battles of New Orleans, Mobile Bay, Vleksburg, and Port Hudson, winning hearty commendation from Admiral Farragut for his bravery and faithful performance of duty. Watson became a Lieutenant-Commander on July 20, I860; a Commander on Jan. 23,1874; yachtsman, is her Junior watch officer. The Oregon is the crack ship of the navy. No foreign navy has a ship In commission which compares with her as a fighting ship. She clearly outranks the great English Majestic, as the European naval experts hare to concede. Sis ter to the Indiana and Massachusetts, she has greater speed (10.7 knots) than either of them, although her speed trial was made under better conditions than theirs. But the Oregon's mag nificent behavior in her 17,000 mile voyage from Puget Sound to Key West gives ber undis puted rank above her sisters. Like all our battle ships, she carries an armament of great power for suoh a relatively small displacement (10,288 tons). Her four 13-lnoh guns In turrets are sup ported by eight 8-lnoh guns, ronr 0-lnch guns, and a good number of small guns. The Oregon, the first Amerloan battleship to cross the equa tor and sail from tbe Paclflo to the Atlantic will be one of the first battleships to cross the Atlantic. Built as a "coast line" battleship, she has amply demonstrated that she Is a thor- SEAGOINC BATTLESHIP IOWA. a Captain on March 8, 1887, and a Commodore on Nov. 7, 1807. He ranks two numbers above Commodore Schley. For a number of years be was Governor of the Naval Home at Philadel phia, in which city his wit aad children now live. 81nco the Investment of Santiago he has been in command of the Havana blockading squadron a post which has kept him in the background. Watson comes of good old Kentucky stock. He was born in Frankfort on Aug. 24, 1842. Ills father was Dr. Edward Howe Watson, bis mother Sarah Lee Crittenden, daughter of John Jordan Crittenden, at one time Governor of Kentuoky and later Attorney-General in Wil liam Henry Harrison's Cabinet. Gen. Thomas L. Crittenden. U. S. A-, was a brother of Wat son's mother. Gov. Crittenden's second wife was the widow of John Harris Todd. Their son, Harry L Todd, was the father of Chapman C. ough seagoing ship. She has a wonderful com bination of great defensive and offensive pow ers, speed and sailing radius on a moderate dis placement. In the Iowa, which many naval men consider tbe Ideal battleship of the navy, greater speed and coal endurance are sought at tbe expense of armor and armament. Bheis our greatest ship, displacing 11,620 tons, and our fastest battleship, being credited with 17 knots. Her armor, somewhat thinner than that in the Oregon class, is still of wonderful strength, and will keep out any metal Spain's vanishing ships can hurl at her. The Iowa's principal armament consists of four 12-Inoh and eight 8-Inch guns, with six 4-inch rapid fire guns. Her high freeboard for ward makes her a better seagoing ship than tbe Oregon. She can steam faster and fight better in a heavy sea than her companion, but in a THE NEWARK. This pletnre shows the flagship as she was boforo her rig was changed. Todd, nowa Commander In the navy and in com mand of the gunboat Wilmington of tbe block ading squadron. Commodore Watson was mar ried in 1873 to EllzaDctb Thornton. Seven children are living. Tbe eldest, John Edward Watson, Is an Ensign on the Detroit, Commodore Watson's squadron is made up of nine ships tbe protected crulier Newark (fisg shlp).'Onpt. Albert a Barker: tbo battleship Iowa, Capt. Robloy D.Evans, and Oregon, Capt. Charles E. Clark; the auxiliary cruisers Yankee, Commander Willard H. Brownson, Yosemlte, Commander William H. Emory, and Dixie, Commander Charles IL Davis; and the colliers Sclndla, Commander Eugene W, Watson, Alexander, Commander W. T. Ilurwell, and Abarenda, L'.eutf. nan t Commander W, D. Bu t battle In calm weather she could not psurso many pounds of metal into an antagonist as the Oregon, would offer u larger target, and would be tho sooner disabled in an unequal fight. Either tbe Oregon or Iowa alone could take care of Camara's entire fleet The Yankeo, Dixie and Yosemlte, formerly tho Morgan Ijners El Norte, El Sol and El Sud, were Impressed Into the navy three weeks be fore war began, and transformed into auxiliary cruisers at tbo Brooklyn Navy Yard, They AUXILIARY CRUISER YANKEE. were armed with 6-inch rapid-fire guns and guns of tbe pounder class. New York naval reserves man the Yankee, Michigan reserves tbe Yosemlte and Maryland thjDlxie. These ships, with tbe Pralrlo, were Jlrat sent out as scout boats in the North Atlantlo patrol 4 r aHsBsasBsHHflsHBsHBsSBBHsBsl squadron. Baity- In June the Yankee and To simile were ordered to Santiago to assist In the landing of marines from the Panther at Guan tanamo. The Yankee, manned by New York era, hss always been on hand when there was any fighting to be done. OOlfKODOIUE J0IJ!f OnRTEnDBN WATSON. All the fighting ships of Watson's squadron have great coal oapaclty. The colliers will carry a heavy ressrve supply. The Alexander was formerly tba Atala. The Sclndla and Abarenda have their names unchanged. They were merchant ships purchased by th Govern ment and fitted as colliers. KIZZED AT MtASIFS CAttP. A Valaateer s)kt Dead kr a Cltlaaa la Self Defence. Mum, Fi., June 27. Owing to the rigidity of the censorship throughout this State it Is impossible to send by mall or wire even a hint of the movement of the troops to this place. Their destination or numerical strength, and even incidents of an ordinary nature in which th military ar concerned, con only escape the blue pencil of the Government experts by cut ting out all the military side. Mr. B. O. Munn, a civilian, who is the War Department repre sentative here, is a pleasant man, but he Is also exceedingly alert' officially, and the newspaper man are at their wits' end to write copy that will pass. The most important item here at present that will probably pass muster, having been sent out from Washington, is the change of the division commander. While Gen. Cop plnger had become very popular with the 8oathern volunteers, there is no gainsaying tbe fact that they arcCvery pleased with the change to Lee. With th change of commanders has come much speculation as to their destination, and the troops are as much at sea in regard to the service in whloh they will be engaged as they were a month ago. The camp is ideal. Some of the troops, whose names the censor forbids Tiie Sun correspon dent to use, made things lively outside tne northern limit of the city one night lost wek. An unfortunate accidont happened on Sunday, providing the first military funeral for the divi sion. Private Joseph Scott, Company M, First Louisiana, was killed by C. U. SIgsbee, a citi zen, in self-defence. Th life was taken after great provocation and when SIgsbee appre hended losing his own. A Coroner's Jury ac quitted him. On Monday morning Scott woe burled by bis company with military honors, the funeral service being performed by Chap lain Lyman of th regimsnL After the obeeqnlos Capt. Ellis severely lec tured his men on the subject of temperance. The incident, with more stringent regulations, has had a good J fleet, and the rougher element inclined to be boisterous is now more amenable to th dtsdpllne of camp. An order to-day formed a new court-martial with Lieut.-Col. McDonald, First Alabama, as President and a Texas Captain Judge Advo cate. There are eight prisoners to be brought before the court, including one case of deser tion, which has already obtained publicity, the cose of Private I'rcssbcry of tbo First Louisi ana. From the place where tho troops were moved to this place is a long distance, and It seems longor through the method of transportation employed, but all of tho men have stood the journey, and very few are reported slok. If anything could be guaranteed to cure them. It would be the change. The climate is delightful and the situation is charming. Miami is tbe southern terminus of the East Coast of Florida Railroad, and In situation, atmosphere, and general surroundings is n fine selection for Its present purposes. Unlike other camps in the South, there is no enervating influence in the climate, tho air being dry and bracing, and tbe fierce rays of the summer sun tempered by a steady ocean breeze. The city is well paved, sewered, and supplied with good water. The beach is "at the doors" of the camp, and is patronized morning and evening by the troops. The hottest part of the day Is between 7:30 and 0 A. M., before the sea breeze springs up, and the tlmo of drills has been changed to cause the troopsxthe; least discomfort. Before the arrival of the troops tho ground hod all been laid off, Ther is only one drawback, the deep sand, which makes marching heavy, but to this the men nro becoming accustomed. The division and brigade headquarters are situated on an elevated green plot to the east of the principal botel, and sloping to tbe water's edge. A similar place, studded with coeoanut and date tress, will be chosen for the site of the division hospital. 3ITASPETU HOT AMONG THE KILLED. Jcb tTalllnakl, 11 ho r ell In Friday's Battle. Ilai Only lO lar OIS. Jacob Wnlltnskl.whose mother lives at Colum bus Heights, Maspeth, L. I , was a member of Company K. First United States Cavalry, and was killed In tbe fight in Cuba on Friday. He was only 10 years old and enlisted under tbe name of Jack Berlin, As he was six feet tall, ho easily porsuadrd tho recruiting oftlcor- at Fort Itellly, Kansas, that he had already passed his twenty-flrst birthday and experienced no trouble In bolng mustirod into the regular service. His mother does not know that he Is dead. Tbe silvers and brothers fear to tell her, ns she is old and tbe shock might kill her. In a letter recently written by young Walltnskl to his mother he said: "I am a soldier in the United States Army, I am going to Cuba to fight for the flag and up hold the dignity of tho country of my adoption, dear mother, and If I fall In tho strife of battle jou will hnveno fear of being reproached for my cowardice, ns I Intend to isTve tbo Sn inlards u dose of the medicine they have administered to tho poor starving anil nbused Cuhnns. Walllnskl enlisted In Chicago. He hail no monoy and was out or employment nt tho tlmo. Hn left home on Feb. f Inst, and his family did not know whero he m.s until his letter from Fort itelllr was received. Walllnskl Is sur vived by his vtidoned mother, three sisters, nnd four brothers. His eldest brother, David, Is making efforts to have his body brought here for burial. tvaar.oN MonaAwa anxiExox. rorTatklas nark to Ilia Superior II Will Be Confluea Tbree Monlka an tk franklin. Wabiiinotoiv. June 27. Dr. Daniel H. Mor gan of West Virginia, who was appointed an assistant surgeon in the navy a year and a bait ago, is to b confined on board tbe United States receiving ship Franklin at Norfolk for three months as a result of bis conviction by a -uurt-martiul. Dr. Morgan was attached to the Cincinnati. He was taken to task by the chief surgeon of that vessel for not giving proper medical at tendance to some sick men, and it was alleged that he talked back to tho "Hull Doctor." He was tried by a court-martial on charges of cul pable inefficiency in the performance of duty and disrespect to a superior officer. The court acquitted him of tbe charge of negligence, but found that he was guilty of the other charge and hs was sentenced to tbree months confine ment on board the Franklin. Secretary Long approved the aentence to-day and directed that Dr. Morgan be transferred to the Franklin. alula In Honor or neark Admiral Belknap. Philadelphia, June 27. A salute of thirteen guns was fired at League Island to-day in honor of a visit of Inspection by Hear Admiral James llelknap, one of the navy s retired ofllcers who have been recalled to active service. TROOPS ORDERED TOOVif b , OBX. BUAFIBK'a AttUT XO BU arnotior.x nsvrronosD at okob. Ten Tkoamaa Trt Ar Bipected I Sail (raa Tans on TkanSay eon. Mile la wllh Caean and to Take Commana In revn Other Troops to Potion Promptly, and Santiago rrotlnr to De Stade th Das .or th atpoSlllon I Porto Ttle. Wabjiikotov. June 27. Great energy was manifested to-day In the preparation of tho War Department to carry out the projected campaigns in Santiago and Porto Illco. Deci sions were reaohed by which from 10,000 to 16,000 mon will be embarked for southern Cuba on Thursday, arid Gen. Miles n 111 probaDly take personal charge of the campaign in Santiago provlnoo. From now on there will bo, according to the plans of the army administration, aeon stent movement of troops to the front. As fast aa tho troops art withdrawn from Tampa and other points on the coast of Florida, new regi ments, brigades and divisions will be sent for ward from Chlckamauga and other points to take their places. Iheso troops In turn will bo embarked as soon as transportation and outfits can be provided for them. Nothing but an acci dent will prevent the embarkation of the projected expedition to southern Cuba on Thursday next, and there is no reason to doubt that tho number of men composing it will be at least 10.000. It will embraoo a large part of the Fourth Army Corps, Major Gen. J. J. Copplngor commanding. The Ord nance Quartermaster-General's, and Commissary-General's departments have mado all necessary preparation for tbe embarkation, and tbe tioops aro said to be well fitted for an active campaign. The divisions commanded by Gens. Schwan, Snyder, and Line will be Included in the expedition. Gen. Snyder's division Is com posed of tho following troops: First Drlgado, Col. I. D. De Itussy, with the Eleventh and Nineteenth United States Infantry; Second Brigade under Gen. L. H. Carpentor, with First Dlstriotof Columbia, ThlrdNew York, and Fifth Maryland Volunteers, ana the Third Brigade, under Gen. R. H. Hall, with tho Third Pennsyl vania, 167th Indiana, First Ohio, and First Illi nois Volunteers. As soon us these troops have left, about 16,000 men are expected to arrive from Chlck amauga. and the orders to these troops were issued some time ago. There is an excellent reason to believe that the troops soon to be sent to Tampa will be embarked very soon after their arrival there to Santiago or Porto Rico. The medical authorities in the army have con demned the camping place at Tampa as unfit for troops during the summer months, and th Inspeotor-Generals of tho army have called at tention to the fact that no adequate accommo dations for drill purposes exist on the camping ground. Under these circumstances It cannot be believed that the troops now about to be sent from tbe healthfal camp at Chlckamauga will be retained long In Florida, and it is cer tain that they will be called upon at a very early day to embark for southern Cuba or Porto Rico. It is the present intention of the army admin istration to send Major-Gen. Milos to southern Cuba, although there is no feeling on the part of the War Department that Gen. Shatter is not perfectly competent to manage the campaign around Santiago. Account is taken, however, of Gen. M Ilea's eagerness to go to tbo front, and it is recognized also that his services will soon be needed to direct tbo invasion of Porto Illco. Inasmuch as the main part of the Porto Illco ex pedition will leave Santiago province, it is con sidered necessary that Gen. Miles should go to the south of Cuba In order to be in readiness to start this expedition at the opportune moment; There Is good authority In tbe War Depart ment for the statement that Gen. Miles will leave Washington to-morrow fonjrTampa, and he will sail from that point with the expedition to Santiago, which Is scheduled to loavo the Florida coast on Thursday. It has happened that Gen. Mlles's plans for leaving Washington for the South have on several occasions been changed at the last moment, and there Is much skepticism in regard to the report that he will depart for Tampa to-morrow. That this plan is at present entertained by the War Department, however, cannot be doubted. Instructions signed by the Secretary of War have already been Issued to the commanding General.gand they were placed in his hands to-day. Many ofllcers of the War Department outspokenly approve of the Government's action in sending Gen. Miles to Cuba. They believe that the commanding General of the army should not be so far removed from tbe scone of hostilities, but should bo allowed to direct tbe military operations against the enemy In tbe field. A long conference took plaoe this afternoon between Secretary Alger and Gen. Miles, in which the plans of the Santiago and Porto Rico campaigns wots thoroughly discussed. The plans of the War Department anticipate the mobilization of a large volunteer and regular force near the coast of Santiago. There the troops can be held for use In either of two great projects. If It shall be found necessary to re inforce Gen, Shatter, the troops on the coast can be moved up at short notice over tho approaches to Santiago, which have already been opened and are being guarded by United States troops. If they aro not needed for the chmpalgn around Santiago they will be ready, as soon ob tho reduc tion of Santiago shall have been accomplished, to embark on transports for the invasion of the Island of Porto KIco. Several days before the end of tbe week it Is expected that Gen. Gar rctson's brigade will embnrk from Newport News on the auxiliary cruisers Harvard and Yale, bound for southern Cuba. These troops will unquestionably bo usod in the campaign near tbe city of Santiago. The War Department received no despatches of Importance from Gen. Shaffer to day. So far as tho department knows, or so far ns the officials will admit, no Important change in the military situation has taken place In Santiago. A high officer of tho army stationed In Wash ington said: "I do not think that an engage ment can be txpoctod before day after to mor row." He added that tho tlmo at present was being occupied with taking possession of the various approacbes to Santiago on the south and east, and in waiting; for the large siege and field gtius and army supplies to be brought up from the coast. A fleet of steam lighters chartered by the Government for use In landing heavy army sup plies from the transport l easels off Santiago sailed from Key West this morning. Tbo War Department hoped that theso lighters, in re sponse to tbe urgent call of Gen. Sbnftcr, would be able to leavo tho Florida coast on Saturday night, but tbe necessary arrangements could not be completed. The lighters should reuch southern Cuba on Thursday. CATT.aoopnnio vATEinr.amcXao Sevan Yachts to Be AdSrd nt Ooeo I Admiral Brheu'a s-atrol Meet. It was settled yesterday at the offices of the Board on Auxiliary Cruisers that Capt. Philip H. Cooper, now oq duty at the Naval Academy, has been appointed to command the cruiser Chicago, which will leuvo the Brooklyn Navy Yard in a little less than two weeks. Lieut. Commander Charles Colahan, whose latest sea billet was on the Detroit, will bu tbe Chicago's executive olllcer and Chief Engineer Albert F, Dixon, now a member of tho Auxiliary Board, will gp as the cruiser's chief engineer. Tbo following yachts, now being converted into patrol boats for Admiral Erben's fleet at ihe Brooklyn Navy Yard, bavo been ordered to be made ready for sea with all possible speed: Tbe Eugenia, Sylvia, Stranger, Elfrlda. Kana wha, Sbeerwater, and Wachusctt. The board inspected yesterday the yacht Duquesne, owned by Theodore R. Uostetter of Pittsburg. Unnrl'A Are winning favor everywhere OOOU O aa a mild, effective family Pi Elf? cathartic They stimulate th liver, remove all waste aad leave th bowels In healthy condition. 26c, ; i iiiafftsitsiiiluOWtr ilaVfli'i ifta'uii.iU'tottafr ,t, ronstsn OUTING APPAREL, BEST QUALITIES AT MODERATE PRICES. HI SERGE SUITS.. . . $12 to $25. UNUNED COATS, . . . $4toilO ill CRASH SUITS, . . . $4.50 to $15. KNICKERBOCKERS,. . . $2 to, $0 'iU FLANNEL SUITS, . . $13 to $20. FLANNEL TROUSERS, $5.50 to $8 1 DUCK TROUSERS, . $1.25 to $5. GOLF BREECHES, Ditch, $2 to $5 jfj NEGLIGEE SHIRTS, . $1 to $3. SILK SHIRTS, . . . $3 to $550 1 ji WHITE VESTS AND THIN COATS IN LARGE VARIETY, 1 SPECIAL Broken slaes of Bleyel lulU, (: wer . 110 aad it". flj auuvoLiyo iff ouba. Etractlr stop t Do Taken to Prevent the New naolneoo on tk loath Coast. WABniNOTON, June 27. While the United States ships on the southern ooast of Cuba have been dovotlng their attention to watching tbe entrance to Santiago harbor a horde of smug glers has sprung into existence and has bean maintaining a profitable trafllo with various ports along the coast, from Manzanlllo in San tiago province to Batabaao in the province of Havana. The Isle of Pines and the innumerable small islands adjacent to it afford a perfect haven for.the operation of these adventurers, in whose ranks are fishermen and coasters of half a dozen nationalities. Their Individual operations are small, but in the aggregate have assumed suoh proportions as to have attracted the attention of Washington, and measures will be promptly taken to stamp out the Industry in short order. Such transgressors as may happen to fall into the hands of the gunboats detached from Samp son's fleet for this special purpose will be dealt with in a manner calculated to prevent the growth of the trafllo. There la good reason, too, to believe that one or two steam vessels have run large cargoes Into southern ports since the blockade of Santiago was begun. The enterprise of persons in cer tain neutral porta has prompted them to en gage in what bid fair to be an extensive busi ness until their activity was cheoked by news from Washington. From now on there are likely to be fewer attempts at blockade running and the persistent ones will find the profits of tbo trafllo scarcely large enough to encourage its contlnuaaoe. VOLUNTEER OOUnT-UAETIAL. Oaeenta Man to Bo Tried nt Ovornoro island ftar Alleged Sleeping on Foot. A general court-martial has been ordered to convene at Governor's Island at 10 o'clook this morning. Major Walter Scott, First Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry, Is named as the President of the court. The other members of tho court, all of the First Regiment, are: Capts. U. A. Ferguesqn and C. H. HItohcock; First Lieut. L.C. Griffith, H. A. Tucker and H. P. Worthing; Second Llouts. F. W. Boardman and CM. Hinman. First Lieut. Branson Wlnthrop of this city will be Judge Advocate. One of the eases which the court will have to dispose of is that of Private Pettlngale, Com pany Oetatlonod at Governor's Island. Private Pettlngale was detailed as a guard over a squad of prisoners. While the men were at work Pet tlngale, according to the story told by members of bis company, sat down under a tree. While he was sitting there a corporal, now acting as sergeant and belonging to Company H, came up on the grass behind Pettlngale. The private did not hear the corporal approach and did not move a muscle. Tbe corporal watched blm for a moment, than, according to tbe (story toldtby Pettlngale's comrades, he shook the prt vato violently and charged him with being asleep. Pettlngale denied tbe charge, whereupon, it is said, the corporal announoed that be would make a form al charge of sleeping on post against the private to the officer of the day. Pettln gale advised tbe corporal to charge away. Pet tlngale's company comes from Oneonta, A POLE'a aTUPATUT VOB BPAIK. Interpreter ajymanakl Aceuaed of Making aa BJn-Amerlrnn Itemnrk. Tony Symanski, the Polish Interpreter in th county courts in Jersey City, has got himself Into troublo by some remarks he mado last Saturday. He and Joseph Cutley, William Bell field and J. II. Scbermorhorn were standing In front of a birycla storo In Newark avenue, and Cutley hnd just read to them the story In The Scn of tho fight between Roosevelt's rough riders nnd the Spaniards, In which Sergeant Hamilton Fish and others were killed. "It's too bad." remarked Cutley, "that Fish nnd tho other boys were killed." "It served them right," Symanski is said to have replied. "I havenosympathyforanybody who got killed there. It was their own fault. They had no right to go there." "I've a good mind to puneh yonr face, you Spaniard 1" exclaimed Cutley, Symanski tried to explain that he meant that Hamilton Fish was no better than any poor man who might have been killed. County Clerk John G. Fisher, who Is a veteran, reported Sy manskl's remarks to Judge Blair yesterday and the Judge said he would make an investigation and tako suitable action. ii imnn kit their trAsrxa. Capt. vontera'e Men apolosla for Asking for III lleolsnntlon. NnwroitT News, Vn , Jun 27. The members ot Battery C, Pennsylvania Artillery, who made charge against C.ipt. George Waters, their commander, charging him with drunkenness and cruelty, have doclded to withdraw their names from the paper which tbey signed on lust Saturday, The men said that Capt. Waters' threat to bave every man called be fore a court-martial to answer to the charge ot insubordination who allowed hlsnarae to remain on tho petition asking bis resignation didn't in terest them. They bad declared that even If Capt. Waters decided to ask for a court-martial tbey were willing to face It, 'this feeling didn't last long. Every name put there baB been withdrawn and apologlea offered to Capt. Waters. The Captain baa been very lenient with bis men and will so continue, and It Is moro than probable that nothing more will lie heard of the court-martial or tbe charges against the Captain. The Brave Snraeon or tk Itouek Rldor. Washington, June 27. James R, Churob, the Surgeon of tho rough riders, who dis tinguished himself at tbe battle of LaQulsIns, is a Washington boy and a son of tbe Librarian of tbo Honate. He Is a graduate ot Princeton, where he attained prominence in football and other athletic sports, tie went to Camp Alger early in the war aa a contract surgeon, but soon secured transfer to tbe rough riders as surgeon. BxConsHl Jokn Ij- Waller a Captain, Tofkka, Kan., June 27. John L. Waller, tbe colored man who served as United States Consul In Madagascar and later was imprisoned by the French on a charge of being a spy, was to-day commissioned aa Captain of one of the com panies ot colored volunteers now being raised in Kansas. SJJ2wlSSSM4a--mwiBli Bit ABB BAND BOB TUB TWEBWia, 8 Bl - - 21 Patrletto New Tork Women Will So That the 1 B neelment Has Mnrllnt Maslo. I ATI Several women who are socially proml- IB nent Jn New York have concluded that it Mfy would be a good Idea to provide the Twelfth uf Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry, with l a band. To that end a committee, of HI which Mrs. Beth Low Is ths Presl i xsflif dent, has been formed. The committee la 9 BBUL made up as follows: Mrs. R. Fulton A JHt Cutting. Miss Georgiana Schuyler, Mrs. Lorll Tit' lard Spencer, Mrs. T. J. Oakley Rhlnelander and fa 9 ii Miss Eleanor Jay Sohleffelln. The latter is ths III Secretary ot the committee and Rudolph E. Hu Schrimer of SO Union Square is the Treasurer i H In reference to this project tbo following letter i was received by TliE Sun yesterday: II To tub Editoh or Tnn Sun S.r. It would be difficult to exaggerate tbe Inspiring and ttfl cheering effect of a good military band. It HR varies tne monotony ot camp life; It enlivens a Hi long march, and Is the voice which most happily I nj expresses the spirit of a regiment. H Many regiments atChlckamauga bave bands, but the Twelf tb. New York Volunteers Is not so ) H fortunate. Would It not be a graceful and ;H kindly deed on th part of their fellow-citlztus M ot New York to give an excellent band to this regiment I The Sons of the Revolution have presented instruments for the fife and drum corps. Th n cost ot instruments for a band of twenty-two . m pieces would not be great, but the extra pay needed to aeoure good musicians for a year re- I quires a fund of about $2,000. During nollvo I M service the members ot th band assist tho bos- ' M pltal corps. Subscriptions fur this purpose will """'3 be gladly received by any member of the com JI mittee. 1 U The committee has undertaken to raise ths i money, not only to buy the instruments, but to ' W create a fund large enough to pay good musl 9 clans. A Ufa and drum corps is better than no ' "m music, but It is not to be compared to a brass II band for stimulating the enthusiasm of a regl ment going into battle, or as a means of enter teinmsnt when tho regiment is in camp. This is a new way to help the war along, and already H the receipts of tbe committee's treasurer shew (U V that the idea Is a popular one. Vi'.M WEST 1XDIA2T lMUIOBAJfTS BBLD, VJ A Porto Rleaa aad a. Native of St, nUtt fl Locked rjp In a Pelle Station. hmm Two men who arrived'hore yesterday on the -;H British steamer Pretoria from the West Indies )JM are prisoners In tho Church street polio sta- ( tlon. Tbey are held thereat the request of $) Immigration Commissioner McSwseney. )BJ The prisoners are Jesus Acevedo, 42 years ' H old, a stone mason, and Robert James, 20 years r 13 old, a negro porter. James is a native of tho I island ot St. Kltts. Acevedo Is a Porto Rioan. $ When the men wer first taken to the station ' BB house a story was set afloat that they were sue 4 H pected of being Spanish spies. aL "There's no Spanish spy about me," said MjBJ James, "I'm a Britisher tram St. Kltts. I can XHM prove .this by the people for whom I worked, jBJ Wade Ss Arbuckle. I came to New York to g0 1 a better job than I had at horns. I have o II cousin who lives here. I understand that I am flj held under the pauper immigrant law." - Acevedo, who speaks only Spanish, said that ;. he boarded the Pretoria at St. Thomas. U IjM added that he came here on a visit and that ha Hf was not a pauper, but a man of wealth. Thq two prisoners will be turned over to tho Govern- ment officers to-day. :VaJ It was learnod last night that Consul Van, 'jMJ Horn at Su Thomas had notified the authorities) . . -'J5m to keep a strict watch over Aoevedo, whose real ""vmm name was sold tobeJosd Afldo. H i gsj Signal Service Men Leave Beaten for the Front, " jflj Boston, Mass., June 27. Capt. Clark's signal tfflB corps, U. 8. N., left here to-night for Washing ,(BJ ton and the front. Its final destination will not iH be known until orders are reoeived from the IH Navy Department at Washington, but it Is un 9I derslood that the corps will oe ordered to the 91 Mara Island Navy Yard and thence to Manila. The corps consists of eighty-five men, mors H than half of whom are expert telegraphers. BJ Tried to See th Ipantak Fleet Cealdn'C BJ Tbe four-masted Amerloan schooner Mojof 9J Plokands, which arrived yesterday, was ta Montevideo on April 21, when a rumor reaohed jll her skipper. Capt. Wade, that war was about to JU b declared between Spain and the United '''SB States. lie toned toBeu before his crew had a rB chance to become alarmed and made sail for ' this port. Not a Spanish war vessel did he see, ," BABY RAW ALL OVER , I CruBto Camo Oft with Clothes j Suffered Terribly. Tried , j m Everything without Avail. J H CURED BY CUTICURA IN 3 WEEKS' ' My little sister (Annie Matthews, ta Plata, ' IN Charles County, Md.) had the cow-pox front ' g vaccination, when only seven years old. Sho i f safferedterribly,andeverythIogthatwetrle4 1 did not seem to do any good, Every time her J mother would take her clothes off, every bit I of scab would come wltb them, and all waa 1 raw all over. A friend told mother about CUj i 1 TicuitA IIkmedif.4, and she got one box of I CtrricmtA (ointment) and a cake of Cuts . I cora Boat, and they cured her In three week. I Mrs. ELIZA HOVE, ' 1 Feb. 23,'M. 1219 Fourth Bt . N. S . Wash. D.O. BABY BOY'S HUMOR CURED . j Whenmyboy was thno weeks old, I noticed i , a roughness on his face, and it was very red, J . We had several doctors for it, but tbey did na .1 good. I was told to trrCcTiccEAltEMXDixs, f and after using one box and a half of Con J cvrk (ointment) and Cdticuba Soap, h 4 ,, entirety curaif. Mrs. W. . LOVE, Feb.S6,'W. 1913 Wilder St., rhlU.,Fa. I MILK CRUST ON BABY CURED I When our baby boy was three months old. he had the milk-crust very badly on bis head, I so that all the hair came out and Itched , J; bad, he made it bleed by scratching It. I cot If a cake of CcncuiU. Boat, and a box of Goto- t S a CORA (ointment). lapnlledtheCUTlcuaAand ;if put a thin cap on bis bead, and hi fore I had tfl I uiuf half a box U u entirely cured, and his ; hair commenced to crow out nicely. ' Feb. U, '1)8. Mrs. II V HOI.ME3,Ashland,Or. i Cericvsi RtwiDtts have tfrtctta the maat vendee, i fulcurtiof torturiag. dUflsurlnr h -nlliaUeg skla eat ft-alphutnarsoft&fiDtsena children, Trritcortad. rfe euUm-Dt la mada retarding thm that la not Juttifltd by the atroaf ret ertdeoce. They are the aooet epeedy, economical, and Infallible ektacute., blood poriftera, an . humor remrdtce of modern tlmee t Siaar roa tiia-Teareaau Biaies -o Rear roa ( i Tlaap HotitaalnevarrabethwIthCvTieoaA so.r, ,'l and a alette appUcatloa of CuTicva (olnUaeal). gcea! A ofemotlicnte and akin cuiee 71 Thla treelnnnl vlll (tee Inetant relief, panel! reefer I ffl parent and eleep for child, and iwtnt to a epeedr, senna- Iff J nent, and eeonotnlcal cure of the raoel torturing. dUflp. iBt uriag, end uuimltetlns of Itching, burning bleedlag, if ecalr. p'rnplr. and enietcd eklo and eealp buraoia wile, I I ! laee of pair, when all el fall. J I S4kldU.renc.hoat Ihe world. PolTBB DecABCan&Sji I Coar , Sole Prone , Boetoo. 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