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"VOLUME XLVI-N UMBER 284. ^ ^ ^ WHEELING. W. VA., WEDNESDAY JULY 20^ 1893. ^ ^ PRICE TWO U'v .m *
GEN. MILE! To Sail Monday was < of Officia LIKELY ON HIS WAY Couroyed by ft Niiral Vessel?No Troops from Ckick&maa?a? Iteport from General Brooke 0l iterj as to tuo I'nrt tue ?ai Auxiliary Craft to Do Blocks WASHINGTON. July l?.-Bec?UM of a failure on the part of General Mile* to receive the orders tho President prepared late yesterday, to take command of the military expedition against Porto Rico, that officer did not depart as was expected from Slbonoy. The mistake was soon corrected this morning, however, and as a result of some short telegraphic correspondence that followed j during the day it was gathered at the department that the Tale would start j to-night Contrary to "the first Intention, and V?1m? Hilihnnr flanawnl lfltaa' iftalr. ! Ins. the Yale is to be convoyed by a naval wssel that Admiral Sampson has Wn instructed to select from among th<* vessel? In his fleet. ThU may result In delaying General Miles' progress Rimotvhat, as nono of the vessels with Sampson is able to keep pace with the Yalo. Nevertheless there Is no doubt that the general will reach Porto Rico before the detachment of troops from Charleston. The personnel of the Porto Rico expedition having been left in a large measure In the hands of General Brooke, It 1? not p^rble yet to give an accurate roster of the organlrutlons ttiat will enter into It. hTe President announced privately today that while no date of departure of the troops to be sent from Chickamauga lO i orio Alw nau UCCII ii.\*ru, tic e*peotrd rhey w ould leave about one week from tomorrow. He is awaiting- a detailed report from General Brooke recommending what troops and supplies should be sent from Chlckamauga. The present plan te stated to-be to embark at Newport News or Norfolk and those at Tampa either there or at Key West. The IVnvy?? l*?rt In If. Admiral Sampson has received flnal orders from the navy department as to the part the American fleet <s to takfe In the campaign against Porto Rico. They are based on the view that the campaign ifl essentially an army movement. the duties of the na\*y being to lend every support and assistance to the land operations. The admiral In instructed to aid the army movements by dispatching convoys when required, and by covering rhe landing of troop*. As thorp Is no Spanish fleet In San Juan harbor or other Porto Iilcan ports, the navy has a limited field of operation. Tho reduction of the harbor fortifications will be the main work, but this and all other operations of the fleet will be supplementary to the main operations conducted by the army. The strategists, military and naval, are agreed In the view that the taking of Porto Rico Is primarily a military undertaking. and Admiral Sampson's orders are on these lines. AMStlnrle? on Blockade. Tho nav\* denartmcnt is ranldlv mov lng the Urge fleet of auxiliary craft, made up of merchant ships, large oceangoing yachts, tugs, etc,, from Atlantic coast points to Cuban waters. Where they will be placed on 'blockade duty, thus releasing the larger shlpa for more active duty at Porto Rico and the coast of Bpaln. Three of these smAller craft were sent south to-day and moat all ot them will be on the way within ? week, stopping only long enough at Norfolk to have their batteries strengthened. When the war broke out a large number at these auxiliary craft were purchased. They have been distributed alone the coast from Maino to *ionaa lit romf? forty or more polrrts, making nn effective coast patrol. There h? felt to he no further need of this patrol, no that with the exception of a few Important points the auxiliary craft will be withdrawn for service In Cuba* Captain Bartlett has th#? work In charge and l.i rapidly hurrying h to completion. Ri.lt will be opened to-morrow In New Tork In the presence of Colonel Hecker, chief of the transportation bureau of the war department for <he conveyance home to Spain of the Spanish army captured by 5?hafter. Mf-anwhlle In advance of the openlnjr a bid has come to the drpartm*nt from one of the big forelgn steamct.lp lines propo??ng to carry lfi.ooo men from Santiago to Cadla for the lump gum of 12C.000 pounds sterling. Any lncr'an* or d.'rolnuhlon In fhe numlirr will ho nhorir/iil for In th? aiimf1 UTO port 1 cm. DRAMATIC SCENES Attending (It* BnbmUalon of th? Pp*nl?h to General Shatter*! to F??l (he n?fe?t ItMnlf, TYhlle Other* W?M Indifferent?TorAl'* Iword R*tnrnrd to lllm. (Copyright, IW, by the Aefloclated Press.) SANTIAGO DE CUBA, u\y 18, via Klngnton, Jamaica, July 19,-11:15 a. in. ?The event* preceding the hoisting of the American flag over the governor'? palace her*. amid the booming or pun*, ,the strains of martial muelc and (lie wlM cheering of 20,000 mm lion* ?even mllee of entrenchments were full of Interest. Shortly after fl o'clock on Monday morning Lieutenant Crook, of General Bbafter'a staff, entered the city and nil tho arm* in the oroonal were turned over to him. The work of removing the mine* which obstructs! navigation at the entrance of th?* harbor had been progressing all night. At about 7 o'clock Oeneral Tornl. the Hnanlsh com nrnn<W, Milt his sword to Oen^rsl Shatter a* evident'* of hi* submission and nt *:45 n. m. nil the k> nsral offlcnrs and their staffs assemblrd at General Khafter's headquarters. Koch raiment was drawn up along the crest of the heights. General Shifter and his it nernls with mounted escorts of 100 picked men of che Second cavalry then rode over our trenches to the optn ground At th? foot of the hill on tfac main road to Santiago, 5' FAILURE ' Owing to Miscarriage I Orders. TO PORTO RICO NOW/ Dn ta PItmI finr tha DannrfvirA nf awA vuv v? President Waiting for a Detailed -Admiral Sampson Receives Final ry is to take' in the Expedition, de Work in Absence of War Ships. midway to the then deserted Spanllh works. There they .were met "by General Toral and his staff, all In full uniform and mounted, and a select detachment of Spanish troops. What fol luncu ivurv juuvc m xuit ncif ui troops. PlolnreMine aiul Dramatic* The scene was picturesque and dramatic. General Shafter with his generals and staffs grouped immediately in the rear and with the troops of cavalrymen with drawn sabres on the left, advanced to meet the vanquished foe. After a few words of courteous greeting General Shafter'a first act was to return General ToraTa sword. The Spanish general appeared to be touched by the complimentary words with, which General Shafter accompanied this action and he thanked the American commander feelingly. Tnen louoweu a snort conversation aa to the place selected for the Spanish forces to deposit their arms, and a Spanish Infantry detachment marched forward to a position facing our cavalry, where the Spaniards were halted. The latter were without their colore. Eight Spanish trumpeters then saluted and were saluted In return by our trumpeters, both giving flourishes forN lieutenant generals and major generals. A Token of Miibmtutoti. General Toral then personally ordered the 8panish company, which in miniature represented the forces under his command to ground arms. Next by his direction the company wheeled and marched across our line Into the road and thence to the place selected for camping them. The Spaniards moved rapidly to the quick note* of the Spanish march, played by the trumpeteers, but It Impressed one like the "Dead March" from "Saul." Although no attempt ran made to humiliate them, the Spanish soldier* seemed to feel their discrace keenly and scracely glanced at their conquerors as they passed by. , But this apparent depth of feeling was not aispiayeu vy we umn ments. Without being sullen the Spanlards appeared to be utterly Indifferent to the reverse* suffered by the Spanish arms and som* of them, when not under the eyes of their officers, seemed to rejoice at the prospect of Rood food and an immediate return to Spain. Tnmt Oita'lr General Toral throughout the ceremony was sorely dejected. When General Shatter introduced him by name to each member of his staff, the Span Ish general appeared to be a very broken man. He seems to be about sixty years of aire and of frail constitution., though slern resolution Is shown by eyory feature. The llnea ara strongly marked and his face Is deep drawn, as if In physical pain. General Toral replied with an air of abstraction to the words addressed to him. and when he accompanied General Shatter at [he head of the escort Into the city to take formal possession of Santiago, General Toral spoke but few words. Only once did the faint shadow of a smile lurk about the corners of his mouth. This was when .the cavalcade passed through a barbed wire entanglement. No body of Infantry conld ever have got through this defense nllvo and General Shafter'a remark about Its ireeiattnrr nf>wpr found tho first gratifying echo In ?he defeated general'" heartFurther along the desperdle character of the Spanish resistance,, a* planned, amazed our officers. Although primitive, It was well done. Each approach to tho city was thrice barricaded and wired and the barricades were high enough and sufficiently strong to withstand shrapnel. The slaughter among our troops would have been frightful had It ever become necessary to Btorm the city. Around the hospitals and public buildings and along the west side of the line there were additional works and emplacements for guns, though no guns were mounted In them. A OllupMftlefl city. The streets of Santiago are crooked, narrow lines of one-story houses, roost ftrA verr dilapidated. Bui every veranda of every house was thronged by Its curious Inhabitant* and disarmed Midlers. These were mostly of the lower classes. Few expressions of any kind were heard along the route. Here anil there was a shout for free Cuba from some Cuban sympathizer, but as a rule there were only low mutterlngs. The better class of Spaniards remained Indoors or satisfied tholr curiosity from drawn blinds. . Several Spanish ladles in tumble down carriages averted their faces as WThe^wualor in tho streets was frlght. . J...I hnMni nml ?ilh. rul. Tne Done* ui un u or nnlmoif wort bleaching In the street* and buzzard* tame aa *pnrrow?, hopped a*ldo tb let us pass. The window of the hospitals. In which there are over 1.500 sick men. were crowded with invalid#, who dragged themselves there to witness our incoming. In ono square, a relic or an old merry-go-round told of happier days, but on every side there wrre evidences of tho pitiless siege, and of vtnrvnTho palace was reached soon after 10 o'clock. There' General Torni introduced General Bhnflcr and the other Anvrlrnn ffenernbi to the ml wide, flenor Forer and to the chief of police flenor Oulltlllerres. an well an to the othor municipal authorities. 1 Luncheon waa then nerved at the miner. The menl conflicted mainly of rum. wine, coffee, rice nnd toaated cnk?. Thl* scant fan* tK*canloned many npologle* from ttie Spaniard*. but It ApAk* Hoqurntly *?f their heroic rwl*tan<v. The i fruit flttpply "f fho city wa? abitolutely i exhausted nnd the Spaniard* hnd nothinr to live .?n except rl?e on which the ? noldler.i In the trenche* of flantla*o have : aubsilfftcd for tho laat iwolvo day#. In i | addition, the water supply of the city had been cut off for the last few days. Since the refugees left Santiago and tho surrender of the city was seen to be ! Inevitable, a reign of terror feas existed. The city business was stopped, thfe I store* were closed and the troops were seemingly allowed license to sack and plunder at wllL sanTIXgoIsTipe For nit Epidemic? Fearful Rantfitry Con* dttlosi of the Pino* ? Awfni SUnoliaB I Tbul Arlie from the Hlr#<it* SANTIAGO, July 18, via KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 19, noon.?General Shafter has had a thorough examination made of the sanitary condition of 8an tiago. The work was done by Dr. Goodfellow, of the general's staff and by a civilian physician, Dr. Orlando Dwlker. They tind that although there are at present but six cases of yellow fever in tye city In addition to two suspects, the town Is ripe for an epidemic. Santiago and Rio Janeiro are considered the greatest fever breeding centers in the world. This town lacks every sanitary feature at its best,'and now, after two months' siege, leaving it dirty and rcpellant. it is a veritable pest hole. The awful stenches that arise from the streets stagger und choke one. No cordial in Bantlago has the power to wash out this odor from J one's throat. The city of Santiago Is a typical tropical place, with narrow, crooked streets and low, one-storied dwellings and stores. Many of the houses are stuccocd and painted with startling colors, sky blue and vivid shades of green pre- [ TO RESTRAIN CI Insurgents Angry Because Sack Si THE PRESENT SITUATION WASHINGTON, July 19.?Th are fully justified in their decision army at Santiago by the press repc eating the growth of serious frictior tne i~uuan iroops growing out 01 u by General Sliafter's orders. It is felt now that the garrison regiments, would have been quite ir ish forcc that might come from H restrain the rapacity of the Cubans It is realized tlift the present sil future is dark owing to the dispos ignore or refuse to be bound by th< This first symptom of friction h merable difficulties that will arise i seem to be onlv oolitic now to avc bans, provided that they can be 1 United States in the disgrace that less communities, but it begins to t and even after the conquest of Cu must maintain there a military go sponsibilities which it has assumed t A f 4 t it.. J A lew aay9 oeiore iue surrcnuer committee to General Shafter infi selected a Cuban named Castillo fo however, from the reading of the I will be a long time before this Cti the functions of governor, and it is pose when the military govcrnijten replace it with a popular govcrnr merit Inr S.nntincrn rhewon hv thr t'rr It has been suggested that the Pi tiago might be construed by Europ to disregard the terms of the cong hated the war and to mean a perma of the United States. This view, obtain to any extent among the re tions in the United States, Who are: action as that adopted by the Presi and lawless extravagance at Santiai dominating. These with the roil tllej of the roofs and tho quaint verandas ?tii/1?nxna /"if nnit nl?(1irMnilOIIOI< but everything Is now In a state of dilapidation and decay, and the city Is but n shadow of Its former self. The majority of the houses are absoluto ruins and public squares, once green with fountains playing In their center, are now utterly neglected. The Iron fences are broken and runted, while th? fountains, on account of the dearth of (ho water supply, have long been dry. Tnere is no sewage system. i no cuy drainage is nil from the surface into tho hnrbor and tho lower pnrt of the city through which much of the drainage runs, especially from the poor quarter, around the bull ring to th?? northwest of the city, Is the needing center of malaria, typhoid and other low fevers. There are four hospitals In the city, the Civil hospital, presided over by tho sisters of charity, nnd the military, Mercedes and Conchas hospitals. In those four hospitals are 1,747 patients, which Is a comparatively small number considering tho lock of food and long slogp, but It must be remembered that tho rcconcentrndos were never admitted tn the hospitals, nnd when tho notifications of the proposed bombardment by our batteries were received,every patient who could atflgger out was '"tn itrorili Twenty leper*, who were In tho civil hospital were turned Into tho street* and they have been roaming In the Htroots over since. Tho largest numbers nf patients nro in tho military hospital, where are thirty-seven wounded Spanish officers and 431 wounded soldiers and sailors. In addition there ore hun- ! ilreds of enses of malaria and dysentery and b!x oases of yellow fever. These nay that when tho punish fleet sailed out of tho harbor, half of tho sailors nnd marine* on l>onrd had been flshtlng and working In tho trenches ashore for forty-eight hours previously. Admiral Cervora, they also assert, sacrificed his fleet In obedience to the popular clamor both In Spain and Cuba, including Santiago, that he should givo battle to t tho American fleet, J i : N . . .. ";,s ) AT CAMP THOMAS. 11n quMtton or ?h?l Will toe fent to Porto Rico WUI In ItatllMl *? l?y: CH1CKAMAUOA, Chattanooga National Military Park. Tenn.. July 19.? Uajor General Brooke will return to hla headquarters at Camp Thomas to-morrow morning and then the question of what regiments will go to Porto Rico and when they will go will be definitely fettled. Thl* question has been the one of main Interest In tne nig army camp since the departure of General Brooke for Washington several days ago and there baa been speculation and discussion among* both officers and men. If ! generally believed that the regiment* composing the first and second divisions of the first corps will "be the ones to go,' but this belief Is based on nothing official given out here. An far as can be learned only two divisions will be taken. The Indications here are that the mbvetneirt will begin about the last of the present or the first of next week. The railroads acting upon notloe given them have gotten trains in readiness and can* do their part without delay. Major Nye, commissary of subsistence, ot tho Chattanooga military supply depot, l? receiving: large quantities of ration* dolly which would seem to Indicate that ft ?tlll larger force of soldiers will be sent to Chickamauga. Today he unloaded thirty-one cars of provisions, mostly meat, sugar, flour and coffee, A still larger number ot cars are JBAN RAPACITY. rhey Were Not Allowed to sntiago. IS FULL OF DIFFICULTY. e department officials feci that they to retain practically all of Shaftcr's >rts that reached them to-day indi1 between the American forces and lie latter's exclusion from Santiago originally proposed, two immune isufficient to meet an outside Spanolguia or Matizanillo, and also to * fnation is full of difficulty, and the lition evidenced by the Cubans to : amenities of modern warfare, as suggested tp the officials irmun the future. Of course, it would >id any open rupture with the Cukept in leash and not involve the would follow the sacking of helpippcar that for some time to come ba is'completc, the United States vernmetit in order to meet the rcto *he civilizcd world. of the city, General Garcia sent a arming him that the Cubans had ir governor of the city. It is plain, 'resident's order to Shafter, that it iban officcr is allowed to exercise believed it is the President's purt lie has just erected gives way, to nent, meaning thereby a govern c vote of the people of Santiago. -csident's action in the case of Saniean nations as indicating an intent ressionai resolution wnicn precipnent seizure of the islands in behalf however, will not, it is believed, presentatives of the European naiware of the necessity of some sudi ident in order to prevent excesses froexpected t? arrlvo to-morroif. So far Major Nye has received no orders to ship provisions south. Captain RockwoJITof General Brooke's ' stnff, has boen promoted to a oolonclcy. . Colonel Rockwell has been at the foead of the ordnance department and will 1 continue In that position. The colonel ] Is one of the hardest worked men at Camp Thomas. Adjutant General Otto h. Sues, of Colonel Grlffsby's cowboys, to-day befran the Instruction of the ofllcere of the regrimeni in F&Dre movements. i nin practice will be continued every day. Adjutant Sue# Instructed the oflloert and they In turn instructing: their men. Adjutant Suea I# an experienced swordsman, probably one of the bctrt In the country. The carblno scabbards for the refrtment have been received at the camp and the rerfment is now fully equipped with the exception of a few minor supplies. The men are alm> becoming well drilled and Colonel Grlffsby says that his ri'Klment la rcnily 10 go anywhere ntld ?lo nil Mm!* of fl^htlnK. It Is claimed that the regiment 1a the best equipped anil the best drilled regiment at volunteer cavalry In the United States. All arrangements have been completed for the brigade review which occur* one day this week. Those lVho will bo In the review are the cowboy*, tho First Illinois cavalry and Ihe First Kentucky cavalry. Twenty-flvo hundred hurras will he on the Held at one time executing the various cavarly movements and the slicht will be qulle Internum! and well worth seeing. The following organisation* were toilny placed under orders to go to Newnort News, from which point they will ' imi k for I'orlo lllco: The accond lirl- ; ndo of tho flint division, flrat corns. -ondlmlnK of tho Fourth Pennsylvinln, k Fourth tililo nnd Third llllnoln, under rvmimnnd of ltrlpadlor Gcncnil Tlnlnt-ff: llitlit Imttery n. of Feniuylvanla. A, of Missouri: A. of Illinois. Hnd the Twenty- I seventh Indlnnn liatlcry; tho slRtinl oor|>?, under Major Cllnssford; tho re. icrve hospital corps. under Major Smith, . mil the reserve amhulnnco company, andor Major Frank Boyd. t FEARFUL EXPLOSION, Five Ton* of Giant Powder Fired by a Chlnnnian, a; fcime from micb Who Fled to a Magazine and Defied Arrest. SEVEN PERSONS ARB KILLED. Wkw Deputy IhirlA Had tbi Hvrdmr Contend IU Threatened to Blow ?p thi EeteblUhmeut If Thij Attempted to Toko Him?Ue wm m Good u Ifl* Word?Remains or VMilm Hod to be Plek?d ip on f hotel* ? florronndlng Properly Doctroyed?Some Jfliecaloni Bteapti from Death. OAKLAND, C?l.,, July Id.?The work* of the Western Fuse and Explosive Company were blown up by amur> ierous Chinaman at LM this morning. Five deputy sheriffs and constables who were trying to arrest the murderer were killed. The dead are: Deputy Sheriffs Charles White, (son of Sheriff White): George Woodsum, D. C. Cameron; Coliatables Que Koch and J. J. Lerrl; Mrs. Hill and Goon Jig Chung. The Chinaman bad fortified himself In the magazine and blew it up when the attempt to arrest him was made. The celestial who was employed In the works, and who caused the explosion,had killed a fellow countryman yesterday afternoon In a quarrel over a Chinese lottery ticket. He then defied the officers of the law who went to arrest him. The murderer fled Into the magaslne which contained five tons of giant powoer, barricaded himself nna threatened to blow up the magazino If any one came to arrest him. Deputy Sheriff Charles White, son of Sheriff White, In charge of a posse, consisting of Constable Ous Koch, Deputy Sheriff George Woodsvim, Deputy Sheriff D. C. Cameron, Deputy Constable J. J. Lerrl and Deputy Constable Cramer were on the scene of the shooting shortly after the murder and kept guard over the Chinaman within his stronghold. All the officers were armed with rifles. After repeated demands to surrender had been made, to all of which the same reply came, "If you come In here I will blow up the" magazine," the officers retired for the night, within the private office of the company, about twenty yards away. This morning, at r> o'clock, Deputy Sheriff White, after a consultation with the others, determined to break down the barricade, not believing that the Chinaman would keep his dastardly promise. Kept HI* Worth Accordingly, the entire posse headed for the door. Trne to his word, the Chinaman fired the giant powder and in an instant a terrific explosion occurred, killing five officers and blowing the Chinaman to atoms, so small that but one piece has. been found. White's < body was fearfully mangled. It was found nearly five hundred yards away. Koch was also badly disfigured, but lived long enough to be taken to the hospital In a patrol wagon, where he died. Mrs. Hill was visiting a Mrs. Pride, who lived across the way. She was killed in the falling debris of the building. All the buildings took Are. Engines 1 were soon fighting the flames, but to no avail. The works were completely wrecked. Pour houses also are blown down and about forty partially wrecked. Deputy Sheriff Fred Sheritt and Deputy Ed White escaped.but are pain- ' fullv wounded. 11 Deputy Sheriff Sheriffs story Is to 1 the effoct that at 5 o'clock this morning the Chinaman called to Deputy Sheriff White that he would surrender. White, Woodsum and Koch Immediately proceeded to the door, while the others followed. Just as the door was reached the sound as of a falling plnnR wns heard, and then the explosion occurred. The name of the Chinaman was Goon N(T Chun*. The man he murdered was Siim SI Slna. Coroner Wadent and a corps of aeptidflt nrn lonrchlflf thrOUVll the BUT roundlnff fields for the remains. In 1 some Instances they had to be picked up on alio vols. Fourteen cars were blown to splinters and several were burned. Windows were broken In Oakland, Alameda, and- as far as Berkeley. mirarnlotts Kiwpw One of the most thrilling stories of the fatality Is that told by Fred Bherltt, of West Oakland, whose escape was aim- ] ply miraculous. He said: wun me oiner acpuiy Hnenni* we kept ns close lo the powder home on we thought ndvlsable. Occasionally on? of us would go toward the door and assure the Chinaman that we would not hurt him 1C he came out. The fellow would Invariably reply that he would blow up the place If we attempted to take him. Late Inst night he threatened so often that the people around there thought lie would do It, and many moved out of their homes. Had they not (lone ?o they ivould have been dead, for their homes ?re scattered over many acres. hp iiut1k HI niinu nil iiiriii oiiu jun < >t daybreak Charley White ur*ed Chinaman to tell the fellow to come out. He would not do ?o, but ahortly after 5 a'elock he told u? that he would walk nit and give us no mora trouble. "An soon aa tho fellow made his appearance at the door of the place Charey White and Koch walked toward him o make the arrest. Kd While and I followed them about eighty feet beiilnd. They were almont nt tho door ivhon Goon closed It with a bang. "J.iess than a second later I was benit carried with a cloud of debris, and iwlftly hurled over the ifround. My 'ace was cut and my clothes torn anil t I cnnnoi unucmnnu now ?. imj/ja-iicu j, hat Kd White and myself were not tilled, an some of thoBc killed wero fur- , hor a way than wo were. Goon flced J j|a plalol Into the powder. Five win- J ites after the explosion, everything w.in >n Are, Including a trnln of box cars." ' Sherltt and Kd White are complofo 0 lervous wrecks. They were carried >vor forty feet l>y th<? force of tho ex loslon. and thrown violently to the m ; round. > 1 " * GOOD PROOBKIS MIDI ? n Rvcrnltmrnt Under lha Prtaldent'a Nrronit mil for Troop*. ^ WASHINGTON, D. C.. July 10.?Fair- a y Rood progress has been made with j ho recruitment for the volunteer army u ' ' under tho President's ihoM call tor :w#0 volunteera. Tha plan adopted fcjr the war deportment Vraa to reottjlt all tha voluntrer organisations 1ft tho armr up to their maximum enlisted ' strength before enter Id b upon tha re- : crultmcnt of additional iroopa. Tha total number of men required to fill ant exlellnB regiments was 57.666 and according to the latest returna the total. - ' enlistments under thla'plan are 17,ill men. In Pennsylvania the number required la 4.169, number enlisted 4.888; Wett Virginia 300 required, 315 enllated; Ohio 1.S40 required, cnllateil 8.161 Indiana, Minnesota. Missouri. New Jersey, Rhode Island, West Virginia and Wisconsin linvc exceeded their quota, but all the others are behind In the supply of troops. The total enlisted strength of ths regular army to date Is about 44,000 men, being about 18.000 short of Its legal complement. The volunteer army, consist* of 113,000 men and Is onlf 17,000 short of Its maximum authorised strength under the two calls Issued bjr the President. The total strength of tt? army, regular and volunteer Is 127,000, RHP CROSS WOKK . lHiH|ar?ltd at Santiago?Fobrt??? Hma. Irtil Tom of FrovliloNi DulMdMl from ho him* of Tmu-AII Liquor Ham 4'loaeit. (Copyright, IMS, by tho Auoelattd Prett.) SANTIAGO DJS CUBA, July 23, Vi? KINGSTON, Jamaica. July 19, noon.The Rod Cross Society's steamer State ' of Texas, arrived yestorday at 6 o'clock In the afternoon and this morning at daybreak.Dr. Eltrell who was in charge of the work of unloading, secured eight stores lr> the heart of the city and one large shed on the dock, engaged eighty plevcdores and began to unload the steamer nbnut 6 o'clock. She bad MOO tonH of provisions on boprd. All the liquor stores, wholesale and retail, are closed under General Shafters orders, but the Spanlah soldiers have a large stock of rum on band, which they are exchanging for our hard tack and corned beef. Last night the city was very aulet . uuu uieiq wrr? uu uimui unncea, iuv 3 distribution of tho supplies from thft State of Texas being anxiously await- , ed as there was literally nothing In the city to eat. Before the refugees left for. El Caney, flour was selUnjc nt $150 per barrel,barrels of beans at 990 per 100 pounds, condensed milk nt $5 a tin and hard tack at $1 per piece. At El Caney the prlcea were still hlsrher, $25 for a tin of condensed milk and $5 for a piece of hard, tack. The ruin and want In the city are almost Inconceivable. SITUATION IN* PHiLiPPINES. Attttn<t? of Gtrnrtn Smral Fore* Dots not Urentlr Dlatnrb the Washington OfBclnli?No Jf?wi from Dewejr, WASHINGTON, D. C., July 1?.-It was stated at the navy department that no dispatches had been received from Admiral Dewey relating to the import am events ai ine t-uiuppinro aescnoeu in the press cables. It Is evident* however, that the officials do not now feel the same concern relative to the attitude of the German naval force at Manila they did tfhen the admiral's taat dispatch was received. It la not ?rstaN v .* t'd officially, but there IS ffooU reason to believe that either through Ambassador White at Berlin, or the representative t of the German government here, tha flepaVtmen t has received aomeassuraedto. as to the attitude of Germany toward* the Philippine* that have In e large measure removed the .grave apprehension heretofore entertained that Germany would offer obstacles to the execution of our plans. It is not known Just what the nature or these assurances is, ana u roar dw that they are based upon some fact* communicated by Admiral Dewey as to the exchanges which have taken place between himself and the German admiral In the Philippines, for It la known that for politic reasons the navy department withheld from publication a large and Important section of Dewey's last cablegram received several days ago. The reported negotiations between* the Insurgent leader Agulnaldo and tha Spanish captain general August!, have not yet been reported officially to oar government. Unsavory stories of previous exhibitions of Inek of integrity on the part of the insurgent leaders had led the government here to adopt a i*erjr wary attitude in all communications with this people and the same rule 5f action now governs its conduct. It Joes not follow from this that the government la convinced that Agutaaldo ti playing false. There "is no doubt that the pro-Spanish element In the Philippines and in Asia would lose no opportunity to create that Impression with a iriew to causing o breach between the [Jnlted Statos military and naval commanders and the insurgents, but the irery suggestion of the adoption by the nmirffpntfl of the course attributed to them tends very strotgly to retard th# preparation of plans by the administration to govern the future of the PhUIPpines. nwoiit R?pqrtiuol CwllW. WASHINGTON, D. C.,July 19.?Nothng of Importance came befbre to-day'a ablnet meeting, one member remarket that an adjournment might have aeen taken at the end of flfteen minutes o far as the transaction of business vaa concerned. A dispatch from Adnlral Dewey was read, stating that :hcre wns no change In the situation here. It was the opinion or the memif.ro nt (ho mhlnrt. that thn renort Of (trained relations between Admiral Dewey and the German admiral It without any foundation In fact. Thli U <* ndicated by the fact that Admiral Dewey's \Slspateh wan taken to Hons Con* by a German warship. Doth the President and Secretary Day are said o have assured the cabinet members hat nothing of an aggravating nature lad occurred at Manila between the American and German forces and their emnrks gave rise to the belief that the ^resident has received fresh assurance? rom Germany of her Intention to ndicrc strictly to her policy of neutrality. Philippine F.?p*dltlon Halls. qav irnAVPTSPn .Tiilv 10.?The ransport steamer Pennsylvania palled o-day for the Philippines. The Pennylvanla carried nearly 1.500 men. In^urtinR th?> First Montnmv raiment, nd three hundred recruits for the Flrat California volunteera now at Manila, 'he troop* will l>o under the command 2 Colonel Keseeler. Wmhnr Kor'i'iui f??? Tn.'lw. 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