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K I' G ARCIA'S WITHDRAWAL.
tt m TtlK ADMIXIHTRATZOX TAKIXQ UEA8-
W& K ' VRKS X0 1'''ACAXK "I31,
MS A , MU letter to Gen. Shatter Favorably Com-
afT M wanted On In the Cabinet Meeting-It Is
It Ml Considered Thnt Gen. Shatter Hid Not
wTl W Trent Him with the Consideration to
32$ ' Which He YTo Kntltled and Krred In Not
' M Inviting HI"" to 'Witness the Surrender.
In Wasihhoton. July 22. Secretary Alger do-
11' led ln tno mo9t Psltlve manner to-day that
I ft- this OoTernment had decided to stop Issuing
! f 3 supplies to the Cubans,
j C K "Wo novor ovon thought of nucha thins, ho
told. "Why should wo stop giving relief to tho
Cubans because we might bo dissatisfied 'with
thorn or with any of their number Wo will
continue to rellove distress. That Is why we
re giving food to thoso starving pooplo."
In answer to a question tho Becrotary said
that hlBremnrku applied to tho distribution of
arms and nmmunltlon to tho Insurgents, who
would contlnuo to receive thom aa heretofore.
Tho report thnt tho Government had with
drawn Its support of tho Insurgent was ln cir
culation boforo tho lcttor addressed by Oen.
V ,yi Garcia to Oen. Bhaftor declining to coOporato
j? r further with tho United Btutos troops hud been
road or cvon heard of horo, It arOso undoubt
j edly from press dospatches saying that tho
jj ' Cubans liad provod to bo of little use In tho
, Santiago campaign. Other newspaper accounta
f S have takonuultotheopDosltevlew. but thopco-
I 9 I'' plewhoaronotfrlondlytothoCubanshavonat-
s orally selr-cdou tho uncompllmentaryalluslona
to their conduct to cnuso trouble. Oon. Bhaf-
j'' tor's reports havo Indlcatod that ho was not en-
) K tlroly satlsllod with thacharaotorof theasalst-
. I; ancofurnlshodhlmbyflon. Garcla'a array. Ho
said that his men did not get along well with
, f, tholr allies, and. whllonot saying so doflnltoly.
gavo the impression than 7.000 Bpanlsh reln-
j I forcemonts had manacod to reach Santiago
' through negligence on Oon. Garola's part. It
,,' has been supposed here, outsldo of tho limited
inner circles, that only 2.000 of tho enemy
managod to enter Santiago during tho oam-
$ 5 palgn. but It leaked out to-day that den, Shaf-
. ' tor placed tho number nt 7.000.
j But in tho faco of this criticism the Adminis
tration haB not lost faith by any means In the
, valiant patriots comprising tho " poor, ragged
" army." as Gen. Garcia doEcrlbcs his men. Gen.
h I Garcla'a letter to GeiuShatter has made an ox-
k collent Impression, and tho Administration has
r f determined to tako measures to placate tho
i F Cuban leader, whoso services are valued highly
1 I i by this Govornmont. At tho Cablnot meeting
I to-day tho toxt of tho letter was road and was
I - commented on favorably. Its dignified tons
?- and able argument mado a very good lmprcs
f ilon and brought a realization to the President
t . , f and hla advisers that perhaps Gon. Garcia had
i J not been treatod with that consideration which
, i his efforts and ability required. There is a
1 ; ' ,4 feeling in ofilcial clrclos Hiat Gon. Shaftor did
, ' not act with tact in dealing with Gon. Garcia.
' ' , It Is oonsldered hero that Gon. Shatter mada
a great mistake in not inviting Gen. Garcia to
;' . witness the surrenderor Santiago, and his fall-
l ' ' '' ure to do so Is attributed to his assuranoe to
Gon. Toral, tho Spanish commander, that the
, ' ooremonlos attending the surrender would not
' be mada humiliating to him and his troops.
;' ' It Is also pointed out that Gen. Shatter lackod
, ". tact ln not explaining to Gen. Garcia that
f' ' the contlnuanoo in offloo of the Spanish looal
''. ' , authorltlos of Santiago was due merely to a
' v desire not to chango tho existing government
' ,' abruptly, and that the condition was temporary.
, and would give way in tlmo to a more liberal
1 - regime, ln which tho Cuban patriots would
,. J '. ', participate.
'' ' Gen. Garola's letter has evidently caused
1 j ; 1 great uneasiness ln official circles, and meas-
lip urea are already on foot to placate him and to
I ' I show to the Cubans that they are to be treated
' )' t' as brothers ln arms. An example of the good
! intentions of the Government Is given in the
i j L preparations now going on at Tampa to send
if V, another expedition, with arms, ammunition,
1 . 1 I food, and clothing, to tho Insurgents. Theoffl
;i f I i olalsotthe Cuban Legation here are quite as
lii 5 ft. , muoh disturbed as tho United States authorl-
' '' ties over tho condition caused by Gen. Garola's
J . j) withdrawal from eastern Cuba. Mr. Gonzales
;j? , ?' deQuesada. the Charge1 d'Affaires of the Cuban
'i j ! I ' Legation, called at the War Department to-day
f . ' and talked with Assistant Secretary Melkle-
t j ". ! John on tho subject. Mr. Quesada said he was
J satisfied that the wholo difficulty was the result
ill' I of a misunderstanding. Ho expressed the be-
I Vs ' i lief that It would he settled soon tothssatis-
; Sj I faotlon of evorybody concerned. Tho Cuban
i - people, ho Bald, wero very grateful to this
1 1 ! '' country, and wero fully confident that tho
! i United States would carry out the promises to
'E " secure Cuba's independence.
ij R t' Gen. Shnftor did not report to tho War De-
i j-; J5 ' partmont that Gen. Garcia had withdrawn his
Sh r co-operation. In a day or two the department
1 SH expects to havo a full roport on tho matter, and
I it-' I ' suggestions from Gen. Shatter as to what
t, RfeS' should be done to bring about a roaawal of tho
L" jStjla-' Rood feeling which existed between the Amer-
i JplE 'can troops and their Cuban allies up to the
gilin ' time that Santiago surrendered.
il!ljt BICK HOLIHKUH AT FOICT TTIOHAS,
S BFlrf Train with 134 of Them Comei North Dan-
f Blijl '"' Crowley of the Sixty-ninth Dies.
it Wnfe Cincinnati, July 22. There nrrived hero to-
r hUSI" ay '' 8''c 80ll""ra bolonglng to a dozen or
t ftw mora reglmentu now nt Tampa or that have
fISifIN been thero. Two died on tho way here,
jL ft1 one nt Atlanta, whore he was burled, and the
fMu I' other. Daniel Crowley of tho Sixty-ninth New
fejj I York Volunteers, nearor this city. Crowley's
Rf I' ' I boY wnfl urouicnt nero on t,ie t'0 with the
bill ' sick, won placed in a casket, and will bo burled
II f- l 'n vorBre?a Cemetery. Nowport, Ky., with
E f ' i military honors.
C l S; A number of tho sick aroln a critical condl-
K i j f t,on- Tho men wore qulokly transferred to
j ft' Fort Thomas In electrio street cars arranged
, with mattresses, pillows and other hospital fur-
S t " i nlshlngs. Thero aro no yellow feverpatlents.
II ' BllT.lErur.'H WOVXIiKD BOLDIEJtS.
I ,
II ( , Quarantine Removed and Viiltort Now Ad
it . inltted noen und Fruit Galore.
IT, ( j The quarantine which waB placed upon the
11 J sick soldiers in Bellevuo Hospital by Health
jjl Officer Doty was removed yesterday afternoon,
f. f 8 i and they enjoyed tho privilege of talking to
W Ef r tbelr visitors. All seem to be contented, with
III the exception of Lieut-Col. Egbert, who is
Kg ? anxious to go to his family at Fort Thomas,
Hi Ky, He expecta to leave Romo time to-morrow,
S j I " I'm not uro what roglment I belong to now."
J K, said lie, " but I suppose they'll put rae back In
j JV. tho Sixth, I will probably go back to Cuba
ii J- again within a month."
It , All day long messages and presents were
d i oominBlnt3thesoldlers.Thnpavillonlsllttered
i i with books, magazines, cigars, pipes, 4c, and
a I '. all the available tables are piled up with flowers
', and fruit.
ITlie Free I.unoe In Providence Harbor.
i PsoviDENcr. n. I July 22. The first war
vessel whioh has entered the harbor of fProvl
1 dence uluco tho outbreak of the war with
n , Bpalu came in this morning. Sho is the woll-
f; i ; known converted yacht Freu Lance, one of the
1 I ft speediest and best of our coast defence vessels.
H -5ho Free J-anco came from New York to this
I W 'ty by way ' '""POrt- IIor errand here is to
I I M meet Capt. John It. liuitlott, U, 8, N., now In
lX oommandof naval coast defence vessels.
tf Letters Htlll Coining for Mitt Sclieuck.
I 1 f Babtlon. N. Y.. July 22.-It Is hopod that
lii some of the links of Miss Schenck's letter chain
f I . have been brokon, but thoro Is no foundation
I Jfe tor the bellof that the end of tho chain Is being
III reached. At noon to-day every letter rwseivod
j Jf up to that hour had bocn opened and the con-
SIJ, . tents handed mur to Miss tichenok and her
li-t grandfather. Mi. Morgan About JI.200 was
MO, y reoelvod in yesterday's Jotters, but to-day's ro-
NHkjtU oolpts did not amount to muoh over half that
aajfn&p umpunt, the, number of checks and money
HWV orderi being less. Ono chock for 1(K) was re-
&MMX nelvedyestorday. Th lotal received for the
k'M", lto Cross Boclety, Including over $1,000 In
i H postage stamps, is not far from S13.000,
111 !
ml... .1-...
iro TET.T.OW rsrsn at fort uomtoB.
Thorongh Examination by Army Tliyilclans
Trnniporti Waiting for Troops.
NonroLE. Ta., July 22,-Tho story sent out
last night and printed under a Newport News
dato lino ln many papors of tho country say
ing that yellow fever prevails at Old Point Is
stamped as falsa by the pooplo of Old Point,
who aro very Indignant over tho report.
Tho facta In tho caso, as ascertained by Tn
Bun reporter, who Investigated tho matter
thoroughly to-day, show that a enso of fovor
among tho patients at the United States field
hospital recently established near Fort Mon
roo was regarded as suspicious, and. as a
precautionary measure. Dr, Dewltt, tho
surgeon In charge, after consultation with
tho excoutlvo surgeon, Dr. F. A. Win
ter. Dr. Pottus of tho Marino Hos
pital. Dr. Donald MacLean, Chief Surgeon of
division, and others associated with him. do
termined to send for Dr. J. H. Whlto and havo
htm examine tho patlont. Dr. Whlto is con
sidered tho greatest nuthority upon yellow
fever. Ho is tho Government oxport specialist
upon the disease. He camo down from Wash
ington, mode a careful examination and pro
nounoed tho case to be not yellow fover.
Tnit Bun reporter talked with nil tho sur
goons with the exception of two who could not
bo soon. Those who wero seen, however, said
that all wore agreed that thoro was no yellow
fover nt Old Point. Burgeons Winter and Mao
Loan were especially outspoken about tho
matter and did not hosttato to deny tho report
that yollow fover exists nt Old Point.
Thoso familiar with tho high character of the
onleerH and gcntlomon under whose observa
tion any caso of fovor would come will roadlly
understand that they would not countenanoo
thoconoealmentof the truth and tlniH put In
jeopardy tho lives of hundreds at Old Point.
Two of the surgeons said to-day that Tub Sun
would do a Bervlce by stating unequivocally
that thoro was not now and hnd not been
a case of yollow fovor at Old Point and they
gavo their personal word that Dr. Whlto had In
tholr presence stated emphatically that tho
c&no diagnosod was not yellow fever.
The United States auxiliary orulsars St.
Louis and Yosemtte. tho provision ship Ola
oler. the army transport Koumania, and the
Govornmont oolllors Justin and Norse King ar
rlvod nt Old Point, and llo to-night at anchor
besldo the colliers Alexander, Aborando,
Csesar, Casstus. Sclndta, Hannibal, Saturn,
and Lconidas off the pier. The lato arrivals are
on waiting ordorsand none of the men was per
mitted to come ashore. It Is believed that the
Bt Louis and Yosemlto will take on troops to
arrive to-morrow and transport them to Port
BIoo.
It has been said that the troops would be em
barked at Newport News, but If this was tho
programme It will be changed. Capt. Harvey
Cunningham of the Virginia Pilot Association,
who brought the St. Louis ln, said to-day that
she could not go. light as sho Is, to Newport
News. The troops will probably embark at
Old Point, although they may land upon tho
Norfolk side and bo transferred across to tho
ships.
It Is regarded here as Improbable that the
embarkation of the troops can be completed by
to-morrow night, although some of tho trans
ports may take on their complement and sail,
leaving the others to follow. The expected ar
rival of some (5,000 troops here to-morrow and
the presence of a large fleet In the harbor lias
caused quite a stir.
JSItTAIf IX CA3IP AXD TALKIXO.
Says He' New at Soldiering, but Has a
Good X.leutenant-Colonel and Major.
Jacksonville. Fla., July 22. The Third
Nebraska Regiment, under command of CoL
William Jennings Bryan, arrlvod here this
momlng at 8 o'olook on six special trains. Sov
eral offloers from Gen. Lee's staff wero on hand
to greet them. Afterward CoL Bryan went up
to Lee's camp while the men wore sent out to
the camp at Panama, where they will camp
near the Second Mississippi. Gon. Leo warmly
welcomed Bryan, and congratulated him on
coming through without an accident.
After breakfast Gen. Lee rodo out to the
Panama camp with Bryan and his staff. As
they passed through the Second Now Jersey
and Second Illinois camp they wero recognized
and tho boys cheered them. When asked how
he and his men had stood th trip he replied.
"Fine, with the oxoeptlon of two, Ellis Phillips
and T. Lewis, who aro down with measles.
They objected so seriously to being set off,
however, that we carried them along."
" Is this your first experience with the military?"
Yes," he replied, but I have been making
good use of my time studying up. and then my
Major and Lieutenant-Colonel both have had a
hand at fighting, and we shall get along."
" Are you out of politics, now?"
"Yes, for the time. Don't ask me to talk
about politics; war predominates now."
" Did you have any trouble ln raising your
regiment?"
"Trouble? Why, thoro wero three applica
tions for every place. This Is one regiment
that goes to the front with a full quota, and
they can have three more like it from the same
State if they want them."
" What is the tone of tho regiment, morally
and socially?"
" A fine set of boys. About half of them are
from the farm, and the others are business and
professional men. A thoroughly representa
tive body,"
" How do they stand on polltios 1"
" Don't know the politics of any of them ex
cept those whom I have been personally ac
quainted with. I know ono company ln whioh
I counted forty-eight acquaintances who are
Republicans, and tho most of my army officers
are of the same faith."
"A good chance for him to do missionary
work." the Adjutant hero put In.
Bryan looks well in uniform and says he
means business.
Inquiry from the Governor About Present
Number! and Volunteers Furnished.
Commanding officers of thn new National
Guard reglmonte have been requested 'by
Adjt.-Oen. Tllllnghast to Inform him or tho
present strength of tholr organizations, to esti
mate how long it will tako to recruit up to tho
maximum, and to state how many mon they
have fumishod for regiments at tho front.
In answer to the first and third questions the
Adjutant of the 171st Regiment said last night
that the present strength of his regimont Is
exactly 600 men. They havo furnlshod 544
recruits for other organizations as, follows: 40
for the Seventy-first Regiment on tho first call,
127 for the Soventy-flrst on the second call j 150
for the Twelth Regimont on the second oall,
and 227 for tho 201st. 202d, and 203d regl
mnnts. Tho present strength of tho 122d Regimont
Is about 450 men. This organization has not
furnished any men for other regiments.
The 108th, 112th and 100th furnished about
300 men each for tho Eighth. Twelfth and
the Sixty-ninth when the recruiting officers
were sont home from the front to enlist enough
men to fill up their ranks to tho volunteer
army limit,
A committee of the Ninth Regiment Veteran
Association will leave this olty to-day at 5
o'olock for Chlckamauga, and tako with them a
new State flag to be added to the Ninth's stand
of colors. The veterans who will formally
present the flag to Col. Greene for his regiment
are Col. J. II. Coohrau, Col. William Boott, Col
John n, Wood, Lleut.-Col. William J. Klrkland.
L!eut,-0ol. John Van Wyck. Capt. O. A. Hussey
and Mr, John L. Baker,
Uniforms and equipments for 350 men wero
reoelved at tho lOOttPRegtment Armory yester
day, and Capt, Pratt, Regimental Quartet mas
tor, began the work of Issuing thom at once.
Col. John T. Camp of the 122d Regiment sent
a requisition for 450 uniforms to Albany last
night.
Gen. O, O, Ifonard Going to Santiago.
Ket West. July 22. Oen, O, O, Howard Is
horo and will go to Santiago in a few days.
Ostensibly his Cuban trip to in connection with
the Array Christian Association, but It Is be
llovd ho has a mission for the Government.
I
JUNTA NOT WIT GARCIA.
YICK-rRESIDKNT CAVOTIt TfrXK ItURIlY
TO SAXTIAOO.
no Believes the Freildent's rinn of Carry
ing on the Muntoipal Governments ad
Interim Is Practical and Itensonable
and That the Cubnns "Will Approve It.
T. Estrada Falma. Cuban Delegate to this
country, and Domingo Mondez Capote. Vlco
I'resldont of tho Cuban Republic, who is horo
on official business, had a conference at tho
Cuban Junta headquarters In Now street yos
torday about Gen. Callxto Garola's resignation
of his command of tho Cuban army In San
tiago province. Gen. Onrcla's action ln with
drawing his troops from further corpora
tion with tho American forces disturbed
tho Junta officials greatly. It was de
cided that Vlco-1'resldent Cnpoto should
return to Cuba ns soon ns possible
und attempt to amooth ovor tho dlffloulty
which Garola's action has caused. Ho will
mako arrangements for the trip to-day. After
tho conferonco Boflor Cnpoto mado this written
statement:
"I liuvo not recolved any official Information
concerning tho roported misunderstanding bo
twoon Gen. Garcia pnd Gen. Bhafter. If thoro
ho any mlsundorBtnndlng I regret it vory muoh.
As to tho letter to Gon. Bhafter credited to
Gen. Garcia, if It Is nuthontlc. Garcia has re
ferred tho matter to our civil Govornmont and
to his Commander-in-Chief. I personally,
thon octlnte as Secretary of War nil Interim,
drafted tho resolution passod by tho civil Gov
ernment on May 12. 1898, pledging tho most
complcto cooperation of our nrmy with tho
American forces. Wo fullynppreclatetho great
and gonerous conduct of tho United States ln
coming to our aid. for tho 6olo purpose of
nitrating us from tho Spanish yoke, and havo
the utmost faith in tho pledges made ln our bo
half, that we inny enjoy our llbortyns an inde
pendent republic. Under tho circumstances
wo will certainly fulfil tho pledges wo havo
mado an to complete co-openitlon, and will do
nil in our power to oxpd tho common enomy as
quickly as posslblo, following such plans as
may bo suggested by American commanders
and ln evory way assuming our part In tho con
flict. "I will return to Cuba as soon ns possible
and there, on tho ground, will fully Investigate
and report as to the existing differences, if any,
with the absolute assurance that tho Cuban
pooplo will fulfil tholr plodgea and do tholr
duty in evory respect, as is just and as best
servos tho interests of Cuba. I am absolutely
convinced, and I can Btato authoritatively, that
the objocts of tho American Administration are
identical with thoso proolalmod by us, tho in
dependence of Cuba and tho establishment of
n stablo government, representing all the
Cubans and constituted ln tho freest manner
by them. This Intontion on our part we
havo published In all our documents, and more
especially ina certain proclamation of President
Masso, dated April 24 last, which was pub
lished in nccordanco with a resolution passed
by our Council of Government, and which was
republished In our official papor in New York,
Fatria. This proclamation also pledges tho
perfect security of llfo and property to all resi
dents of Cuba, whatever may bo their nation
ality or political faith. Tho proclamation of
President McKinloy concerning tho establish
ment of an American military government ox
presses theso Identical objects. I have care
fully oxamlned this document, and ln view of
my conviction ns to tho objects of the American
Administration, I comprehend that this procla
mation fairly states tho position whioh the
United States will assumo ln Cuba, and I be
llove it to bo very ro.isonablo und practical.
"As the proclamation states that all the po
litical relations of tho Inhabitants of Cuba have
ceasod. It follows that all functionaries and in
stitutions representing Spain hare also passed
away. The President has been ery careful to
state that tho cativo constabulary and Judges
shall contlnuo exercising their functions, but
it is onlynatural to supposo that when the mil
itary Governor finds them to have bcon
implanted by tho Spanish crown and not
by tho municipality ha will proceed to
substitute others In tholr stoad. Accord
ing to tho spirit pervading the Presi
dent's proclamation the only authorities will
be tho military Governor and his aides, and
tho municipal authorities of tho locality, that is
to say tho 'ayuntanilento.' Wo ourselves
rceognizo tho necessity of continuing ad in
terim in oporatlon all laws other than political,
for I have myself, with other lawyers, been
engaged In formulating these laws with certain
slight changes necossary to the new regime.
As It is the evident Intention of tho President
not to support any political faction, I am con
vinced that tho military Governor will of his
own motion change tho porsonnol of the
municipality in conformity to tho conditions
and feelings of Its residents. I am convinced
that, having full faith in tho American Govern
ment, the Cubans will co-oporato as well ln
civil life as with their army in carrying out tho
programme of tho Unltod States."
Tho decision to havo Vice-President Capote
go to Santiago Is due in part to the difficulty of
communication botwecn Gen. Garcia and Gen.
Gomez, who would naturally be expected to
decide on Oarcla's cousso ln tho absence of di
rect ordors from tho Insurgent Government.
It takoa several weeks for a messenger to reach
Gomez from Garcla'a camp, and it Is for that
reason that Garcia has had practically supreme
power in Santiago province. His present action,
however, does not pleaao the Cuban leaders,
though they make no open criticism. There Is
an evident belief that Seflor Capote's presence
in Santiago will Improve the situation for the
Cubans. Capote is more lawyer than soldier,
though ho lias been In tho Cuban Army, and It
is expected that his services will prove valuable
in tho proBont situation.
Gen. Palmu returned yosterday morning
from Tampa, whoro ho had been for two weeks
in conference with messengers from Gen.
Gomez. Tho Cuban Commander-in-Chief had
spnt an urgent appoal for supplies of arms,
ammunition, and clothing for his army, and
Gen, Palma completed thn arrangements for
sending them. With Oen. Palma came Dr,
Cruse, a member of Gon. Gomez's staff, who
lost his right leg in n light with tho Spaniards
at tho landing of tho Florida expedition on the
south coast.
itouan iiriiEiis' ruxn ci.oskd.
Nearly 87C0 Huhierlbril to Purchase Neces
sary Articles for the Troopers,
To the EDiTon op Tun Sun Sir: The
following subscriptions havo been received for
tho rough riders' fund:
Already acknowledged. , .164ft
A, B 10
B.I 10
MUiiConftUnreP. Greenouea r
JIIm Ituth M, Oreenouuh E
JolinB Tcbbetu, Crlttenilon, Aril c
A. P. Kliiir 6
F 11. M . 10
MU Isabel II. Nnble 1
Mist Agues Etlifl 'l'nwy, New York 100
Total receipts to date 907
All but two of the aliove are from friends of
the troopers near Boston, Wo are also in
debted to Mrs, Bnrrott Wendel nnd otherfrlenda
at Mattapuisett for thirty-two abdominal bands
forwarded by mail to Tampa. As the mon aro
now fully equipped no more funds uro required.
The committee choson to administer the fund
are Mrs. Glendower Evans, Dr. R. 0, Cabot, and
the subscriber, William Tudob, Treasurer,
37 IJBmuEjt BTiiEtiT, Boston, July 21, 1808.
In addition to the above The Sox has S10
from J.Crawford llornor for the rough riders'
fund.
Admiral Cerrera lie malm Indoors.
Aknafolib, Md., July 22. Admiral Cerrera
for the first tlmo slnca his arrival did not visit
the city to-day, Ho was not feeling well and
kept Indoors, his son, Lieut Cervora, beltu his
companion,
Urines the Voiemite's Mall Hag
The stenmor Madianu arrived here yesterday
morning from West Indian ports having on
board the mall bug of tho United States auxil
iary cruiser Yosemlto. The Madlana came up
witli the Yosemlto at St. Thomas on July 10,
All wero well on the crulsor at tho time.
,. A
nuiisei son inn Amur.
The Ped Cross Sends the First Party, Coo
lilting of Twenty, to Chlokamanga.
Tho work of supplying Red Cross nurses for
Governmont hospitals. In rosponso to sugges
tions from Surgeon-Gonerat Sternberg, is now
under way, twenty nursos having boon ordered
to start atonco forChlckamauga, Those nurses
havo been for some time at Tampa, whore they
were being held In readiness to go to Cuba,
Ten nurses will be loft at Tampa In caso of on
omorgoncy arising In any of tho Florida hos
pitals. MIssLauraD.GIIl.tho Rod Cross super
intendent of nurses, was sont a fow days ago
to Chlokamauga to completo tho arrangements
for plaolng ton nurses thoro In accordanoo with
tho expressed desire of tho Burgeon-General.
On Thursday she. telegraphed here that the
Government would not tako the nurses unless
they wero entered as contract nursos undor
Government control, to bo paid and subslstod
by tho Government. Although all Rod Cross
nurses volunteer their services, Miss Gill wan
authorlrod to onror as many nurses on tho rolls
as wero noedod underGovcrnment regulations.
Tho services of twenty were acceptod, although
tho Burgoon-Gonoral had only asked for ton.
It is probable that all Rod Cross nurses accept
ed by tho Government for hospitals, evsn
though they voluntoor their servlcos. will bs
paid.
Twenty nursos of those enlisted at the Red
Cross Hospital hero will leavo to-day for
Charleston. Thoy will" bo used In tho Govorn
mont Hospital thero ln rosponso to a request of
Chief Surgeon Farkhill. A fow nurses wore
sent out from tho Ited Cross Hospital yester
day, some of thom going to Fort Monroo and
two to Fort Wadsworth, whore there ore sev
eral sorlous casos of typhoid fover.
At the instance of tho Ambulance Equipment
Auxiliary tho War Department was notified
yesterday that the Rod Cross was ready to send
to Porto Rico at onco five fully equipped ambu
lances with mules nnd attendants. Tho Quar-termastcr-Gonoral
replied that tho Governmont
was sending to Porto Rico an ambulance sor
vlco which ho boliovod would bo amplo.
Vlco-Presldont Barton was notified yesterday
by Secretary Day that the Navy Department
had issued ordors to tho proper naval offlcor
at Key West to transport medical and other
supplies on the disabled Red Cross, also six
surgeons on tho transport Niagara. The fol
lowing report of some of tho work dono at
Chlokamauga was received from tho Red Cross
agent thoro:
I stent tho afternoon at the Letter Hospital
in Crawfish Springs, about four miles from
here, and had a very pleasant Interview with
Major Carter, tho surgeon ln charge. Ho ro
ported 230 casos to-day, ninety per cent, of
which are typhoid fever, he unhesitatingly de
clares. I Insiwetod all tho wards carefully
under his guldanco. and found things in a vory
satisfactory state, considering tho short tlmo
the Major has had at his disposal and the dlffl
oulty overy body encounters in getting anything
done down here.
The building was in a horrible sanitary con
dition when turned ovor to tho Government for
a hospital, tho plumbing wretched, and things
generally dilapidated; but if Major Carters
plans arc carried out ho will have a hospital fit
to compare with any In tho country at the end
of this month. The plumbing and sanitary ar
rangements for the patients aro being over
hauled, electrio fans being put up in overy
ward, the walls kalsominea white, giving tho
interior a brighter and cooler appearance:
bathtubs for the patients are being put in. and
evory provision mado forthelroomfort and con
venience. Among tho supplies sent out yesterday from
tho Red Cross supply depot were l.OOOchlckens.
1,000 eggs and 1,000 quarts of lco cream. They
will go on tho Olivette, which sails to-day. A
lot of supplies was also sent to the wounded
at Bellovuo Hospital.
Tho Women's Belief Corps of the Seventy
first Regiment will send at once nine large
boxes of supplies to the regiment. It will also
endeavor to provide two suits of pajamas for
eaoh man in the regimont About 1,500 havo
already been collected.
Tho subscriptions received for the Bed Cross
BoliefFundnow amount to $120,355.03. Among
thoso received yesterday was one of $1,000
from David II. King, Jr. It was sent to Treas
urer Frederick D. Tappan, with tho request
that it be used for tho relief of tho Bpanlsh
prisoners at Portsmouth. Other subscriptions
wore:
Hamilton McK. Twombler f 1,000 00
W. It. Kunhardt loo 00
L. W. & r. Armstrong ioo 00
Title Quarantee and Trust Company. 2M 00
liard Si IUnd u&o 00
hlmffrBro ioo no
"Caah." 2BO 00
William Iaelln A: Co 250 00
Abt-CK ti Runrh 100 00
O. A. Auffmordt it Co 160 00
Edward ClarkHon Potter 100 00
Samuel N. lioyt 100 00
Thatcher M. Adams 2S0 00
AuxlllarrNo. 10 (Ice Plant) 700 00
Jamea K. Keene 1,000 00
Talbot J. Taylor & Co 80O 00
Auxiliary No. 1 (First N. T. Ambulance). . . , 7,001 23
-4T JACKBOXriLZ.E'S CAMP.
TheBeierve ITospItal Company Organized
Bryan's Regiment Arrives.
Jacksonville. Fla., July 22. Tho work of
organizing the reserve hospital company here
Is progressing very satisfactorily, and Col.
Maus, Chief Burgeon of the Seventh Corps, is
enthusiastic on the excellent results obtained.
There aro now about ninety men connooted
with the company, thirty having arrived on
Wednesday from Washington, where they have
been ln tho medical training school. Col. Maua
said to-day that a very superior class of young
men had been secured. Tho company Is in
charge of Lieut. J. 8. Wilson of tho regular
army. He liasthe men camped at present just
cast of tho Second Division hospital, where reg
ular drills aro held.
The company will contain about 200 men In
all. Attached to it will bo sixteen escort
wagons and the samo number of ambulances,
which will require about 100 mules. Thoro
will also bo twenty-two mounted men. Includ
ing stewards and orderllos. Part of tho equip
ment Is being recolvod, and more will arrive
from day to day until completo. Only civilians
are boing enlisted In this company, which will
be kept Intaot. It is known as tho corps hos
pital reserve company, there boing threo other
companies, ono attached to each division in
the corps.
That of thelSecond Division Is now fully or
ganized, In charge of Llout. J, G. Byrnes of tho
Second Illinois Regiment, with Lieut, George
E. Hilgardot the Fourth Illinois and Lieut W.
B. Terry Berry of tho Second Now Jersey as as
sistants. The company consists of 104 privates,
bosides seven hospital stewards and threo
acting hospital stewards, Lieut. Perry of the
Second Illinois Regiment has been assigned aa
Quartermaster of tho company. Tho company
already has fourteen ambulances and the same
number of escort wagons, besides twonty-flve
litters and a large number of horses and mules.
Drills and lectures are held dally, and the men
aro fast becoming acquainted with duties for
service on the battlefield,
The hospitals for each of the three divisions
will have similar ambulance companies and
hospital forces, so that the Importance of the
work under Col. Maus at once becomes ap
parent. The hospital service of tho Seventh
Corps will undoubtedly he the most completo of
any army corps In this country,
Gon. Lee Is organizing an engineering corps,
having detailed to-day a commissioned officer
and twenty privates from each roglment of the
Second Division. Theso will bo detaohed from
their regiments and form a separate encamp
ment, under tho dlroot charge of Col, Liver
more. Chlf Engineer of tho Bevonth Corps,
It will be a valuable acquisition to the corps.
3,000 MEN AT VAMP BLACK.
Full Quota of tba Three New Regiment
Expected There by Monday Night.
Oamp Black, HinrSTKiD Plains. July 22.
There 1 a renewal of activity ln camp to-day.
There are about 3,000 men here now. Among
them are the 300 recruits for tho Sevcnty-flrst
Regiment By sundown on Monday It is ex
pected that the full quota of all regiments will
bo drilling here. Lleut.-Col. Colter, formerly
of tho Bovonty-fourth Regiment of Buffalo, is
now In command.
Awaiting tho arrival of Stephen Y, Beyburn,
Captain qfthe Tenth United Statnu Infantry,
who has been named as Colonel, Major Frank
E.Wood of tho First Battalion commands the
detachment of tho eight companies of tho 202d
In oamp, Two companies of the 201st and twp
companies of the 202d arrived hero this afterr
noon.
nislllllllBisllllllllllllllllllllllMaisllllHSH
tfQBSON HERE FOR AN HOUR.
TItB mtllO OF TUK MEnitTMAO Alt-
jarea ox the st. paul,
lie Landed on Stnton Island nnd Proceeded
to 'Washington to Report on Cervera's
Wrecks Recognised nnd Made to Blush
by the Warmth of Ills Reception.
Assistant Naval Constructor Richmond Pear
eon Hobson, tho horo of tho Morrimao exploit,
arrived horo yesterday morning on tho auxil
iary crulsor Bt. Paul, which left Santiago last
Sunday morning. Tho St. rnul's arrlvnl was ns
unexpected as her distinguished passenger,
but sho got tho usual onthuslastlo salutes from
passing craft ns sho steamed up tho bay, Llout,
Hobson didn't wnsto any tlmo after ho was
landed on Statcn Island from tho St Paul, but
got on tho first ferryboat ho could catch and
camqto this city. At tho Battery ho took a cab
nnd was hustled to tho Cortlandt street forry.
whoro ho crossed to Jorsoy City nnd boarded
tho 10:20 o'clock train for Washington.
If Lieut. Hobson hoped to keep hla Identity
a secret ho must havo been sadly disappointed,
for ho was spottod before tho Staten Island
forrybont Castleton had drawn out of her slip,
and tho possongors gave him an ovation that
mado him blush. Hobson came ashore from
tho Bt. Paul with Congressman Jnmes W.
Wadsworth of this city, who was also a passen
gor on tho cruiser. Ho is a slight young man,
about 0 foot 5 Inches tall, with brown eyosand
a small, brown mustache, In uniform he
must mako n good figure, but he wore
no uniform yesterday. Ho eamo Into New
York about us uncouth a looking offlcor
ns over stepjiod oft a warship. His coat
which was of faded brown, was evidently made
for a man of 300 pounds and hung loosoly on
his Blight figure. His gray trousers wore
bagged at tho knoos and didn't como much bo
low tho tops of his shoos. But, as Congress
man Wadsworth said :
"Tho first thing a man does when he gets
down to Cuba Is to throw nil his Amorlcan
clothes away. When ho wants to come back ho
has to tako pot luck with what ha can find in
tho way of habiliments sultablo for wear in
New York or Washington."
Llout. Uobson's namo was on his baggage,
and that was tho way tho peopla on tho ferry
boat first found that tho slim, modest young
man who SAt quietly In n corner of tho cabin
was tho horo whoso praises tho wholo world
was singing a fow weoks ago. Thon tho people
began to crowd around Hobson so to oscapo
thom ho wont out on deck. In a fow minutes
everybody on the boat was out on tho front
deck, and tho Lieutenant found himself pennod
ln on overy sldo. He blushed at tho many nice
things that wore said of him and looked embar
rassed when a man pushed his way through
tbo crowd and, holding out his hand, said:
"Lieut. Hobson, I'd llko to shake hands with
you."
Hobson shook hands with the man, and the
noxt second hands wero shoved at him from all
directions. Tho Lieutenant took it good
naturedly, and shook hands with everybody.
Just oh the ferryboat pulled Into her slip at this
end a man crlod out:
"Now, friends, throo cheers for Lieut. Hob
son." Tho cheors wore given with a will, women
joining In and waving handkerchiefs and um
brellas. On the way to tho Jersey City ferry Llout
nobson sold to a reporter that ho came north
to report to tho Secretary of the Navy on the
condition of the Spanish warships which were
wrecked by Admiral Sampson's fleet. Ho would
ndUso immediate action on the Cristobol Colon
and the Maria Teresa, ho said, as ho thought
thoy could be saved. He didn't think thero was
much ehanco for cither tho VIzcaya or tho
Oquendo, which seem to bo hopelessly shat
tered. When ho left Santiago, he said, the
Colon and tho Teresa wero resting easily and
would bo saved unless a storm arises and
changes their position. For this reason, he
said, ho would advise hosto. Asked in what
order tho Spanish ships came out of tho harbor
on that Sunday morning, Llout Hobson said:
" Tho Maria Teresa was the first out. Then
came tho Oquendo, tho Colon and tho VIzcaya,
the torpodo boats following. Of course I did
not bco the bnttle, because I was In prison in
Santiago at tho timo. I know pretty well what
was going to happen, although the Spaniards
did their best to keep the news from reaching
mo. Things will loak out, though, and wo heard
many things ln prison.
"Tho treatment accorded mo in Santiago was
excellent. If I had been a doar friond. Admiral
Cervera could not havo treated mo better. Ho
Is a Quo old gentlemen, and I hopo I shall be
ablo to see him while I am horo.
"I cannot tell you anything new about the
sinking of tho Merrlmao in Santiago harbor.
I havo not mado my report yot nnd so it would
bo indiscreet for mo to do any talking. I shall
probably mako out and submit my report whllo
I am in Washington."
Lieut. Hobson was recognized as soon as he
boarded the rennsylanla forryboat and had
much tho samo kind of an ovation on tho trip
to Jersey City aH ho had on tho Staten Island
boat. Ho was cheered repeatedly and had to
shako hands with more than a hundred per
sons. Thero was a final cheer for him from tho
crowd in the railroad station as tho train hauled
out.
Just what tho St. Paul came hero for bosides
bringing Llout. Hobson back is not known.
Capt. Sigsboo says ho doesn't know, but that as
tho St. Paul was a Bcoutship she was apt to be
ordered anywhere at any time. He will take
on 800 tons of coal whllo here, but doesn't
know how long before ho'll bo on the move.
The Bt. Paul landed flvo bags of mall from tho
floet ofT Santiago. There was no mall from tho
army, although tho Bt. Paul waited off Santiago
fourteen hours for It and wont twifco to 8lboney
to got it.
Capt. SlgBbee and his men are nil In excellent
health. This Is the first trip they have mado
without doing some fighting and the men are a
little disappointed. To a Sun reporter Capt
Sigsboo gavo tho following account of the St.
Paul's exporleneos:
"When wo left New York hurriedly on the
night of July 0. with tho Ejglith Ohio Volun
teers on board, wo passed directly through tho
mlno fields In tho harbor, discovering all the
buoys und reading tho numbers on each one
by means of searchlights. On the 10th the Bt.
Paul leached Hiboneynnd landed tho Ohio Vol
unteers in their own small boats.
"Wo saw tho first Red Cross steamer enter
the harbor of Santiago, and later I boarded the
wrecks of tho Mnrla Teresa and the Almlrante
Oquendo. I saw theso samo ships ln Havana
harbor months ago, and tho change ln them
was nppalllng. Not n bit of wood was left on
either of them, nnd their iron work was hope
lessly twisted, Tho Oquendo was much the
worse looking wreck, having been brokon in
two on tho rocks. The Teresa had one turret
badly wrecked, but tho other seemed to be all
right and tho guns in It were apparently ln good
shape. Inonoof tho turrets tho bodies of sev
eral officers could bo soon. A slight smoke was
still urisiug from tho Interior of tho Teresa.
Tho wreckers who were working alongside tho
Teresa soomod to havo llttlo doubt that
sho could be saved. From what we heard I
judgo that the Cristobal Colon may also bo
saved."
Capt. Blgsbee Bald In addition that he thought
thero was moro damage dono to the Spanish
warships by Are than by tho actual explosion
of our shells. Tho heat from the fierce flros
that raged on the Spanish ships made it Im
possible for the Spaniards to stay at their guns
and fight It was an illustration, he said, of
the mistake of having woodwork on warships.
Six sailors from tho Texas who have served
their time camo up on the St Paul.
When tho Bt Paul arrived at Quarantine,
Capt, Blgsbeo presented the first bill of health
which the authorities here have received from
a naval officer coming from Cuban waters slnco
the outbreak of the war. It boro tho date of
July 18, and was signed by United States Naval
Burgeon Wentworth, and countersigned and
ludorsod by Commander McCalla of the Mar
blehead, Tho Indorsement road;
"This harbor is used for military and naval
purposes only."
Dr, Doty, the Health Officer of the port, being
, i
atlsflod by this paper and or the assuratioeof
the Bt Paul's surgeon that all on board wero
well, tho 8t raul was allowed to pass up to tho
anchorogo off Tompklnsvlllo,
Twenty-nlno sacks of mall matter brought by
the vessel wero sont from tho vessel to tho Post
Office at Tompklnsvlllo Instead of boing for
warded to tho General PostOfTIco In this city.
Tbo Postmaster nt Tompklnsvlllo, finding his
llttlo offlco swamped, telegraphed to tho do
partmont at Washington that ho could not
handlo tho mall. Tho department notified
Victor J. Bradley, suporlntondcct of tho rail
way mall service In this district, and ho tolo
graphod to tho Tompklnsvlllo Postmaster to
sond tho twonty-nine sacks to this olty. The
mall got up a little after 0 o'olock.
object of nonsoys nsiT.
He Came to Get Instructions Regarding the
Work of Floating the Cristobal Colon.
WAsniNOTou, July 22. A royal wolcorao was
given Naval Constructor Hobson whon ho
reached tho Navy Department this afternoon
to report to the Secretary of tho Navy In accord
anoo with Instructions from Admiral Sampson.
He arrived ln Washington from New York at
3:40 o'clock. A largo orowd of pooplo wero at
tho Pennsylvania station waiting to see him.
Thoy cheered heartily as ho passed through
tho station and many Insisted on shaking
hands with htm. Outsldo was an impromptu
escort of scores of bicyclists, who fol
lowed behind tho vohlole which Mr. Hobson
engaged, choorlng as thoy went People on
Fenrtsylvanla avenue, tho principal thorough
fare of tho city, recognized tho hero of tho Mor
rimao exploit and joined in tho applause whioh
marked his progress from the station. Mr.
Hobson was driven to tho Army and Navy Club,
whoro ho removed tho stains of travel, and re
entering his conveyance, went to tho Navy De
partment Ho reached tho big bulldlcg shortly
after 4 o'clook, and walkod up two flights of
Btairs to Secretary Long's offlco. Sovoral hun
dred clorks and othoromployeos wore watting
for him outsldo tho Secretary's door. Thoy
started out with handolapplng as tho young
officer passod through tho double Itnotha had
been formod, and then burst Into . a loud cheer
that awakened tho echoes of tho moasivo struo
ture and brought hundreds of othor employoos
scampering down the corridors.
Secretary Long heard tho shouting and
walked to tho door of his private offlco to greet
Mr. Hobson. He graspod the young man's
hands In both of his and welcomed him home.
Assistant Beorotary Allen was ln Secretary
Long's offlco. and ho addod his congratulations
to thoso of his chief. Then Capt Bradford,
Chief tho Bureau of Equipment and Capt
Crowninshlold, Chief of tho Navigation Bureau,
camo ln and joined ln tho welcome. All of
thom told Mr. Hobson that ho was looking well.
His faco was a trifle pale, duo to his long Im
prisonment In Santiago. Ho was dressed ln a
suit of gray clothes, and altogothor looked
vory well from a physical standpoint.
Whon tho congratulations were ovor Mr.
nobson proceeded to state tho business that
brougld; him to Washington. Ho handed to Sec
retary Long a report from Admiral Sampson on
tho operations of the American fleet off Santi
ago up to the timo of the destruction of Cer
vora's ships, and the report of tho Board of Of
ficers, of whioh he was a member, on the condi
tion of tho Spanish armorclads. He did not
bring Admiral Sampson's report on the naval
engagement between the American and Span
ish fleets on July 3. The reason for his presence
hero was explained ln an ordor from Admiral
Sampson, which reads as follows:
" V. 8. Flaoship New Yobk, Finsr Rate, 1
" On? Santiago db Coda. July 17, 18SJ8. J
"Sib: You will proceed north in the St Pan
to Now York; thenco you will proceed to Wash
ington and report to the Secretary of the Navy
and acquaint him with the object of your visit,
as set forth in my letter to him of this dato re
garding the work upon the Cristobal Colon.
Explain to him fully tho position and condition
of that ship and receive his instructions re
garding it
" 2 Be as expeditious as possible ln bringing
the matter to a termination, in order that. If It
Is practicable to do so, this fine ship may be
saved to the Unltod 8tates Navy,
" 3 When this duty is completed, or at any
time, you will ask for orders from the. Secre
tary of tho Navy. Otherwise you will return to
duty on board this ship. Very respectfully,
"W. T. Bammon,
"Rear Admiral, United States Navy: Commander-in-Chief
United States force At
lantic. Station.
"Assistant Naval Constructor R. P. Hobson,
United States Navy, U. B. S. New York."
Secretary Long, Capt. Crownlnshleld. Capt
Bradford, and Mr. nobson discussed for half
an hour the prospects of recovering the Cristo
bal Colon. Mr. Hobson said he believed she
would be floated.
At tho conclusion of the Interview the hero
of the Merrlmao wont down to the construc
tion bureau. In tho general reception room of
tho Secretary of tho Navy are portraits ln cray
on of Sampson. Dewey, and Hobson, Those
are of heroic size. Mr. Hobson passed within
a few feet of his own likeness but did not see it
JUUSTERIXa IX RECRVTTS.
Company II, S03d, Officered Major McClln
tock Musters In-New Batteries Filling.
Company H of the Third Battalion of the 203d
Regiment will be mustered into tho volunteer
army this morning at 10 o'clook with the fol
lowing officers: Capt Martin Bovard of Og
donsburg, Lieut. D. B. Lucy and First Sergeant
Millard J. Bloomer.
Major John McCllntock, who is to command
the Third Battalion, was mustered ln himself
yesterday. He said last night that ho wished to
thank tho officers of the 122d Regiment tor the
many ways ln which they had helped htm while
he has been using their armory as a recruiting
station.
Companies K and M of tho 20lBt Regiment
wero ready to go to Camp Black yesterday, but
Col. Hubbell detained them at the recruiting
station on account of the rain. They will go to
camp to-day. Company I has fifty-nine men,
and Capt. Walnwright expect) to fill up his
ranks by to-night. Recruiting for Company B
will begin either to-morrow or on Monday.
Recruiting for the new batteries has resulted
so far In securing seventy-four men for Capt.
Flanagan's command and sixty-nine for Capt
Schmidt's.
KXOCKED TIIE OERSIAX DOWX.
Major Sam Morgan of Lexington, B.y n
sents a Remark About Dewey.
Lsxinoton, Ky., July 22. Major Sam Sfor
gan, a well known trottiog-horso man, was no
coated by Ben Lucy, a German, to-night with
the remark that he hoped the Germans would
drivo Dowey out of Manila. Without waiting to
arguo tho question, the Major knocked Lucy
own. Luoy swore out a warrant and the
Major was arrested. He was a gallant Confed
erate soldier, was formerly Mayor of Rome. Ga..
nnd has a son In the Second Kentucky Volun
teer Infantry, Ho says he will gladly pay a fine
tor hitting the German nnd would do it again
under similar circumstances.
Spanish Prisoners at Portsmouth Improve,
PoBTSUourn, N. H., July 22. There has been
a decided and very satisfactory improvement
In the condition of the Bpanlsh prisoners. Dur
ing tho past twenty-four hours not a death has
occurred. Six Red Cross nurses havo arrived
from New York to asalst ln caring for the sick.
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MAT ABAXDOX CAMP AT&EK. I
Tba IVnter Unfit for TJeo and the Slto la- J
footed with Fever Two Store Deaths. SB
Camp Aixixn, To,. July 22. An ordor from M
tho War Department was received this mom IB
lng at corps headquarters providing that no Wj
more buildings shall be erected hero byths Ej
Quartermaster's Department. The significance ijx
of this Is that the camp Is to bo moved or a flTj)
greater part of the regiments aro to be ordered ,wl
South. There is a possibility that tho artesian Jja,y
wells throughout the camp will have to be con- BK
demnod. This means. If the suspicions of the n-
surgeons provo correct, that a new sits will 1
havo to be selected. One instance of a woll H
being condemned Is that of tho New York cav- J
airy. It Is one of the deepest here, and the water a
has boon considered tho finest in camp. The
Governmont chemist ln Washington, after an I
analysis, pronounced it unfit for use. CoL
Glrard, tho Chlof Surgeon, has ordered another
analysis. If tho well Is contaminated there ts
llttlo hope for those of the other command. An
effort was mado by The Bun reporter to find
out why this point was selected as a camp. No
ono seemed to know who selected It, or why I
tho surgeons wero not consultod. No fault can I
bo found with the formation of the ground. I
but tho water supply and transportation f&clll- j
ties are lacking. It la known that the country ' j ,
hereabouts has been lnfocted with malaria and
fovor ovor since the war.
Llout Jennings of the Third New York, re
cently sent to the Second Division hospital 1
with a slight fover. is declared to be III with 1
typhoid fover. Lieut. Jennings will be sent to a
Fort Myer. j
Capt. Jones of the Sheridan Troop. Pennsyl-
vanla Cavalry, has been commissioned a Major jj
and assumed command of the squadron of J
Pennsylvania troopers to-day. I
Two deaths occurred to-day, both at noon, in I
tho post hospital at Fort Myor. The patients I
were both suffering with typhoid fever. Ser-
geant James Mortimer of the Sixth Pennsyl- -
vanla was one ot tho unfortunates. Ills home vj.1-
is in Phoenixvillo. Pa., and his remains will W
probably be sent there. Tho other was Private
Malley of tho Third Missouri.
Tho Sixth Pennsylvania Regiment, whioh re
ceived orders several days ago to find a new
camp, aa the present one was considered un
healthy, has suooeeded ln locating a new Bite,
but tho time of their movement depends en- 1
tirely on the completion of the artesian wait J
now being sunk. The site of the new camp id .1
in the woods, at the extreme end ot the western
part of the camp. i
Regimental Adjutant Walter Nursey of the !
Sixty-fifth New York has been detailed as ' '
Judge Advocate of the division court-martial
of the First Division. Capt. Bixby. Adjutant
of the Second Battalion, will attend to his !
duties during his service on tho garrison oonrt.
Tho New York cavalry received to-day 200
Krag-Jorgensen magazine carbines. This Is I
tho exact number noodod to equip the troopers,
and they are now waiting for an opportunity to
usothem against tho onemy. Tho two rapid
Are guns for Troop A. Now York oavalry. pur
chased at their own oxponse. arrived to-day.
They are very light, and fire 400 shots a minute.
Major Brown, tho Inspecting officer of the )
First Division, Inspected the Third New York )
Regiment, Col, Hoffman commanding, this af
ternoon. The men were Inspected whllo la
heavy marching order, and later were oxam
lned in their proficiency of extended order. A
general Inspection of quarters followed, and
tho arms and equipments, as well as tho quar
ters, were found to bo ln excellent condition.
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AT TJ1E FERXAXDIXA CAMP. j f
Two Xt-gtmenU on the Gronnd-Tho Rani- ,VV
tnry Conditions Bxcellent. "4 y,
Febnindina. Fla., July 22,-The Florid V
regiment arrived horo to-day In two sections, H
the first tralnload of fifteen cars coming In a I
7:45 A.M.. followed by tho second section at is
1:30 this nftornoon, Their wagon trains and - &
equipment followed thom ln. and all are now t
unloadod. ('
Thoy wilt not succeed In getting nil of their I
tents up to-night, but will sleep on the grounds. !
This makes the Thlrty-sooond Michigan and
tho First Florida on tho ground. There are j
onlyseven men of tho two reglmonU now In 1
tho hospital. Six of these wero brought from
Tampa and tho seventh was taken up by tho W
ambulance on tho street to-day suffering with fl
asthma. Jvk
Tho surgeons of tho two regimeuts nro very III
much pleased with their now campgrounds. 1
The beach was allvo with soldiers to-day, and 18
at least COO of them wero In the surf at one ' I
tlmo during tho afternoon, Tho hanitary con
dition is splendid thus far, and tho officers say,
with the amplo accommodations that ths
grounds afford, thero Is no reason why they
cannot bo kept in good condition.
aen. Carpenter of tho First Division, whose
headquarters have not yet boon completed, Is I
still at tho Btrathmoro, but Is very busy with
his sUff. II, H.Ltnvlllo. u contractor of this
city, whllo on tho camp grounds to-day was
taken 111. Ho was removed to his residence,
but died shortlyaftor his arrlvnl. Hov.nsover- f
come by heat. Ho was engaged with a largo
force of hands clearing up tho grounds. K
The Sixty-ninth Now York Regiment Is ex- J,S,
E&toeSrgil"0 m0ralD' ,0ll0wl P

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