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The- BRYAN, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING. MAY 20, 1898. Price 5 cents. Vol. Ill No. 164. THE BRYAN PA1LY ( POltCAIT rOR TO-DAY HE WEATHER.SST Kir Tauaperainra yeeiawoav : waa. m; jmb. 10. 1 'I 91 COMMENCEMENT WE BEGIN EARLY to Cut Prima on our Summer Goods in order to gtva Ev erybody a chance to upply their wanta before the real Hot Wither get here. We are now offering Visitors will arrive thin week. Their !t';i-urv will ! gTMtly 'iili:ineol liy mod Mttag. We have it. A nt lioritit-H An lli'ciiiiiinu' to Doubt Tlii'y Hint- Oi vera lint tied I f. - IF YOU ARE AT A LOSS to get, as to what Tiotililrs Phone us vour 25c. for J two Paekags PETTIJOHN'S it h i ui m root RALiSTON'S BBIAKI UrT rOOD Hpjil f Wheat; inr- Sutrici.ii- and healthful than luttneal. RattW OHOf IIMII IMITATOKH. room KB, HOWELL BROS. THE GROCKRS. THET ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FACTS. Sun- IMit'Vr lln- running ini h Adnni.il Lcll antia d- Cuba Ik-lore S-lilov trrivnl. ALL THE RUMORS ARE SOMEWHAT MISLEADING. Spain Do Not ( unreal Ibr Fac t That tin i. h i tn l b at Santia go, and Thl Alone (ante Smb Ihiubl. We are Agents lor . S1AN0ARD PATTERNS. W hlM run. ORDER Department Through which yon raa tvrura a d 7 1 h 1 1 1 ro'i wast at Um law tat frWi GREAT BANKRUPT SALE i FINE MILLINERY. MISS St. LEON'S "'tire Stock of Pine Millinery must be closed out at once in compliance with lejjal requirements in such cases. r.trthin rnu-t K. All jjoods NEW AND UP-TO-DATE, and will be told at a great Sacrifice. The stock includes everything in the Millinery Lint. MISS St. LEON has been employed as Ttmmer. J. S. MOORING Jr. Trustee. Waahmgtou Mar 8. -Where U Ctr- Tera and hia fleet? Thla ia certainly a pUXlltng cine-t on t" tl.' mil: . ' an I one whuh ii'c.v i m.ing much hck.ng ile Cut the en- i'r . a ... OUR NEW LAWNS. Dimities and Organdies at Reduced Prices! We hare Ribbons, I ,uci s, Fans, ParaHolu, Slippers, BeltM. Shirt Waists, Heady-Made Bkirts, Hoaia-y. And Everything to make the Indies Ifnppy. .fiiMt HrcclveO, a N I PiqUE HKAID. SAM SANGER. BIEN ETTLESON, lanager. Can t do With out them. It's Simply Foolishness to think yen can do without Groceries. and aa you ara compelled to have them, why not BUY THE BEHT and do your trading with an up-to-date Grocer. price$ m flight Notwithstanding the advance recently iiial Telephone your Wnala. Your Truly, JOHN ft. MIKE For eeveral dart a belief o( baa exited in the iniud or j though official adrice wore that Cervera wa- in Santiago harbor, with Schley guarding i aattf the ruiralofficera Allan . .. patsM tothepa.iiigawaT Ink ft.ng Bad a hearty, aciire c r.u ion between the annr and tow SCHLEY HEARD FROM. ii Soaif nflicial iMIl hold to thai ballet, lut other, are beginning to real uajr. The muMiu for tin. la tliat new r ceirod from different aource reveal the fai l that Schley himatlf la doubting that Carrara , 1. ii Saiitagndo Cul Kit Then again 11 la Mud Schley nerer left , Clenfuego for Santiago ilo Cuba until Tuesday ironing and thai the veeel nn watch there wa not offkient to keep Orrcra in .hould he hare taken .1 notion to depart. Baaktw, be rnuld hare left Mini- time (turnip tin- iiighi, pro: ably undetected. Another bn at nl wlin h liaa lead ' many tn doubt i.m-ra l.itig al san- liaK Culm u t la-- f t thai at Ma tn l II U jriv-u out frwly that CVrrera i in the h:irlir With Hi MBtfwbM of Dewey', bwtlb' at Manila, th.' Snaui.ii Ha. Tw l V..rl, lll..r. satla(a dm I Mb, W .t. Mat '"a. I , unijM !- iV.-l IT. .. KuiK-l'iti. Mi,.- . TlM-UiiU'-d Slalea atraiuoliip Harvard arrtTed hire tarlr lhi morning after having !ft the Ai m 1 ..-.in l! ' . ii-. .n Kii'i.ir Twelve A iii nrn warahip are now out.Mle tbv b.irtior of Santiago do Coha anl I'errpra . Spauu.li fleet ia altno.1 certainly nunlo, but nothing rertam i known a. lo the communication which drliley haa had with the .hore or lh. nuintaT of Spanuh fighting veaaela WbaahatO battbMl upin the harbor rf Santiago. It ia ptSHaWi the Harvard b.imn taut di.palrhi'. for the 11av.il offtriaU al W.i-iiiiigton. EAGLE AT PORT ANTONIO. n.r i... taat 9m i..rir-r.'a I Ml .nU Left Ik. rrt. OaafTl(h't. in, by th- A.oi I l'rM Kingiton, Mnv . -Th.- l nite.1 State that fortutiD mar aaalat tliem. aerer thelcaa, if Saniou doe. not try to rat out the tipeniab Muadru in the hay of Santiago be our adopt a plan more dla aatrooa for Spain He might leare Scblvy'a rralaer before Santia go and go with hi moot. or to bombard the principal Cohan porta. What would Cervera do in that caeeT" Orrrra'a I u.i. 1 'in. ago. Mar Id. - A private cable to the Aaxieiated Pro, from a reliable per- on in Port au Prince, Harti. dated May : .. ,i-t'- :; it !. i 1 m.itive Infonna lion thai at that time Admiral Orrrra'a fleet waa 111 the harlr of Santiago de Cuba. Ool.li.r. W II 11. Cared Vor, San Pranciaco, May tt -The I'm. kvM.-fr 'niiil now ajaaitutit. tn a.?: iro TV, Un.fll tfii-.n f.. fh. ..M.lff at track Friday netted IV a have bata BjavtUiugto tell exactly the 4Mnairb Ut Eagda arrrvad at Port Au truth anl It IB l'ii v.-.i they are trving tnnio. tin. i-Uiml, Kndar . -veiling. It to create the impn ioii that Cervera i (, ,,uit .... from Ki r W. at, then-a-to '' -- ' IT guard l ut tin re 1. a l.-'.i. r that .he may hava 11 rKib'ii- chati.e f..r I'.rvera to ,h,ialrh. . tn fi,r.irl In view nf the make a run and reach Havana. ,,, uiraiitv law hare, the coiiniiaiider baa Then again a cirre-pond- tit t.f the U, tl ..nu.i.'.V notifl'-d that the Kigle mut leave at the expiration of 24 hour. f...,.l.. IV.Hr- T..1....rit,l MMM (hit1 iheOaklati'l 1V.. The San Kranciaro and Northern rifle Toaat railroad haa tamed over the aortety a check for ftau. the amornl realized bv carrying paaengra to wtt- ne the drpariure of the troop for Ma nila. The offiriala of the Garmaii hoapital bare notified the Red Croaa aoclety thai It doom are open to the United State totdiar. who are ill. All the of th- hnanttal will be placed at tbetz diapoaal. No charge will be made for metliciurt or attendance. The director of the Flench hoapital have placed a ward at the dltpoaml of the Red Croat aociety. The atck aoldbr cared for br th- r tench hiauital for the puat week aave averaged 25 a day PRISONERS EXCHANGED. tWa Aaa.rlr.B N.w.paaer Mea llr.cur.l rim Hi. pnl.h. raajlalaliil I w. by th- Kmne tied l're Ilavana. May -s Yealenlay morn ing ail Americau vela were renorteil (a aight of Havana, but in the afterno only four arre to mvii At H o'chrk ye.terilay morning the authoritie. vvi n imlifll tr .i .Mom that an Ann n. an .hip had Um .ighted off the harbor flying a flag of irwe. A . 1 -a . 1 - I .,Ma .. r 1. ,1,. i "I'Hiri ui i.iv K' lii ... -.... "Itrtttah vise coawnl. went on unl the Spani.h gunboat Manui Molin. m.l praeaadetl to Mem 1 aatto. oi a nloh lay the tug Mariia. . I'.a.i - 1 lioanl the Aliii'iii.iii itew.ur 1 corn', .pondenta. Hay.l.-ii June, ami 'liarle Thrall, for whom an chang" "f pn rajera waa to Iv iiiaibv Mi r Jone. and Thrall were tnaarferred at 10 o'clock to the Marjni Holme, which 1tnt11eot.it' ly boiated a lu-' I', in and III to meet the American row I, hh prove.1 loir the Maple Two lul were lowered from the A1t1er1e.11 v. an 1 to them were tiwnaf' rred the prinnu r. to U' ex changed for the ncH mpcr men. They were Colonel V 1 un nte de Coriijn, for mer comuiiiniler .11 ('ainiia- fortre..,and uderatood to ba a 1 nn her in-law of Lieutenant (lencral Valerianu Weyler; Surgeon Major Silicon QaWekt Julian and two pru ne Mildier who .-i- tured on Unnl the Argonauta The eichange .! "in ffe.-teil nnd Ibe Spanianla wen- taken aboard the funboanl nnd iiri.vd at ik.mi at the Caballeri wharf and were prewnted H Captain i' M ml I Colonel Cortijo .md Sin,; espreaaett llieniMsn - u- nle.i-e.1 itli the ireatuient Ih.v hi 1 i.'. ived at the hand of the American naval oMom and the American .-oplo generally lit compUined of the Cuban! at Atlanta. R.l.a.'.l rrl.oi.ar. Meaeh Krjr Wa.1. jjPT v, .t. Mav U Unilad State gunboat Woodbury haa arrived here, bringing BaytUn Joata and t'harlea Thrall, the iicwupajier corn -.mdi nti captured bv th" Si.iuianla ill t'ubti and eichanged far Lieutenant OatOMl Vi. nte de C rtijo, Surgeon Major J111111 and two Si'ini!" rvaiita, eaptun d by the Unltctl Sib 'ii Wrd the priro .trainer Argonaut at the outbreak of hoatilltte. i tu.iu Spam and th. Dai t Stateaand -in eonilued at iM If Pheraon, Atlanta. MANILA. ...1 I I. H i;!'. I""i sl. IJalal 1........ .iu tarkangad. Hon K . V. iv -The Cnlted Itasaaaosl 1 fgubatl itlio, furnv it -ti nuer, but 1 11 .'luting our gun. horge of 11 i utenant command. I'niteii State, nary, haa arrir- p fraaa Manila having in board the un the Ural eh., cruwer Olym fi.igahip f li ar Aduiral Dewey, i . "t!i - 1 w are bveu mvall I- r . now mid 1 er of pa r from King.ton. Jamaica, aaying Cervira i not 111 San lliago ;e l.uta harbor and that if he 1 anywhere he ia in I Vnfuego. Take the rariou rumor aa you will. they bare rauaed a decided un. aa.V feel- tug among the oAViaU here, and though The diapatch bout took aboard ton of ; coal and aaiied before the time waa np The Bntvah ateamer Adula U etpacted here from Cknfuego. When he reach e.1 that port let Monday, the harbor ajayjattfl found that nhc had on hoard.1 wan her that wa not on the .hip' ar- a hold fiont la maintained by nunc, r.'d Ul.v and he refuted tn allow th" are doubting that Orr era with hi tlcet .t, :imi r to leave until Thuraday when he wa releaaed upon the raroc.t rep utation of the Bnti.h conaul at PHILIPPINE EXPEDITION. II t rtmt The Original Cutter. Loak over this Line ols5L3ssss FINE IMPORTS A LI - - la . and see if there 1$ anything you want. Creme de nenthe Creme de Cocoa W Falcon Brand Holland Qin. Veno Vermouth Maraschino : Pale Orange Bitters. Al.l. THE I.l. VI l M IIIIAMts Ol' UaJVOM 1 Don't Hesitate, When yon want Fine Liuors. Wines and Cigars, to vi it THE RXPSOITION SALOON. The Poular Run so long maintain. 1 lv lln- I5ar i.-s .hie -olflyto tho excellent quality ot (mI. ;ml the skilllul ana Courteous attention naiil t. tin- wants of all 'uto Im rs. rBTrtiLLT I.Ot'tl KD lit THWROltHI I I r TO n.TR iB KmUalBt...,. waaeaawaavawaaw. A. SHELftl'ftXE. Bryan Texas. ia m Santiago de Cuba lay. BELIEF STRENGTHENED. t'. 1 alio nn a' Manila i. unchanged. it. an quiet. Manila fond 1- Ii i:h .t th-. commander of the - ..1111-I1 .atil.ut t'.illao wa. triad by on 1. and .hot for not tiring on tie Vineric.in hii which captured the i 'aliao 1. iiutrue I he atlro will return to Manila neat Monday. tn.ilhar ( ...rr.p.iu.lral la I'rl.i Iv v Weal. May SH aV P. Knight. the corrcpoildciit of the U'lldon lime. who, on r-'inday night, when aerrn mile, oil Hi, v ana, wa. lowered orer the Niw of a dliatrh l.t and rowel aahnre alone in u lo fi.it .kiff, lia lan heatl lr. in lb ! 11 thrown III pnon and - ti"" n the (alna. 'ortreaa. A 11. .- . 1 ' ...in I he Bl itlttl conaul at Havana. ba inalitntid pn. edingi for hi- le i a- W ill II. I. lat-'W. Wa-hington. Mav .p, -The tatnmciit wa made at the war department lh t the call on the governor of .late for the apportionment of trivp unnaf the aecoiid cad would not I.' ataSMl until 111 at vviek. rrorii'..!! ti -nil lava Jh.n. Ci'liyHnlil. I 11". I b a 1 .t.il I'n-aa. 8t. Thorn I-. V i. M - I ba latet aaV vice from I'orto Rd " m II re freighter recently landed at f.m .hi.in with on aiderable pinv ii nm Yimn the mini authoritie it aVBSMTI ikal war prepari tiona con ti tine It l, -aid after the bom uinlmcnt Simin offepMl to eM wawhipi to I'orto Uico from Martiti iiue, lui tl .1 offer waa refuaed h i uiiw of the conten timi of the mllitarr that tln-r coulit rt pulae the American. The Spaniard at San Juan declare they will bnm the city liefore they will Mil render. It 1 ttnpiauible to rind out which cut ' 1 or 1 able the auxiliary cm iter St Loui cut. Maral Mta al K Waal llalir.a ehlax Ha. lh. .paalak t'laal taal. Copvrlfhted. I'M ,J tba Aaamlaled Prraa Key WmI. May -It I now almoat certain tliat t'onim.lrv Schli v ha ti.e 8panih fleet Uittle.1 up In the harbor al Santiago de Cuba There i an little doubt about thi. that the naval cam paign 1 proceed 1 11 u.n the a.-ump:ioii that Admiral tVrvira 1. imaaihle of, doing harm Within a few day the eiact -'110.1 ...11- of .-int lie I 11 11 will be known without a .hadow of doubt. The blockade of northern Tuba con tinue uneventful, and ia apparently laotaaafal Maaiana nf precaution which Rear Admiral Sntnpann adopti.l up to Friday to guard the ea.teru and weatrrn nuge, did not retract from the efficielicv of the blockade Now that the element of inn ertainty p-ganl-! lug the SpanUh hip" w hctval.iut- 1 aluioal entirely remored, hiav which were aolely occupied watching for the Spaniard, lconie additional force for the blockade, and w ithout any incoreiii-1 eut change of pmltion. Schley ha !eu reinforcol. but In. 1 poaitiou waa clearly ao atrong that rem fnrix'iiient which ho received made un difference to hu atrong fleet 111 Northern Cuban water. Rumor of the ratling of a aecond Hpaniah aqiiadnm did not worry Admir al Samp-on in the lightet degree. For the K-coiid time .nice war waa de clared, Admiral Samp-mi ha. I. en noti fied that the army 1 ready to move. Thl i good new to all naval nftWr The two br.inrheiof tho nervtSS haa been playing a gimo of wait, the army mat ing until the navy diapoM'd of the Span ih tlcet. and the navy l unable lo occu py the much needed banc until tho troupe were toady for neUirkation. In new of the fact that the Spaniah fleet I far fater than the American fleet, and that the former ei no ile-ire for all engagement, tin policy of inaction, however fareighted it may have been, temporarily produced much natuial irri-aaaaVaiaj 1 '1. nun go. Th. .u.-i l.a a t.u i a nuiuber of refugvv.. RUMOR OF A FIGHT. uch Report Itaarhr. t ap Ha, Hen, laal I annul IW ltn IVnwa. I 1 I .I.'..' W I i 11" A - .'"I I'n-aa. Cape llavtieti, Havti, May - Ru mor ha n ached Iwre of an important American .urcea, but no confirmation of the report oan lie obtained here. tSince the tnniored arrival of the Span iah flirt at Santiago de Cuba, no new baa la-en received here, though the cable between tin place and Santiago ia not intermnt.'d. The .lcniti anc of tin I niytetiou alb nc' i not known, but ex cite great wonder. No eiidanatlon ia fumithert excepting a Mirnitae lavaed on v.niou- Infliii ncc. The theory that the Spani-h ai inirul a. .owed himself to la be I .1 tl.il in the lnv al Santiago, 1. not entertained here. On via- contrary. Ilaytiaa 1 thciala ay it i far from likely that aaaa a thing laN iirn-d. It t hoped that a in. .-age from S.'hUy will anon 1.- nivived 111 Mole St Nichola orel where AN OPINION IN FRANCE. Th' lianlnl. Ilallrva. I'ar.rr la Bhat 11. la a nllarr4 II aa It 11. 1. ... Tea !'' San Franeuco, May is -l.eaeral Merritt. who will command the Amer ican force to inrade the Philippine, ha eaiablinetl hi. hado,uartera ut thi cily at the Palace hotel He had a long conference with Major General On, but w ill not divulge any of hi plan for the future. Ueucral Ott ha taken up hia real dence at Fort Richmond aud w til have the volunteer, now encamped tliere un der hu eye at all time He will enforce .trict diaclpline in the camp from now un. Captain '. L Hooper ha received tn- ttructiont fnm Waahiugtmi ordering him lo woiTcii to Manila by the next tranaport toaaaume ciimuiand of the cut ler Hugh Mcl'ulloch, to muvwl I'ptuiu H'.ig.on, ho 11 ..rb red home It i not expected here that the tran i.irt laat of Ave vcel. winch will make up the aecond exiiedition to go ti Manila with reinforcement for Admiral Dewey will getaway for at leaat lodae. The work of repairing the Philadel phia ia being ruahetl at Mare Ulaud. aud the will doubtleaa convey (ieneral Mel ritt and hi -taff to the Phutppine One gil effect of (Ieneral Mer ritt'. advent haa already been felt. He bat ordered that troop not already applied with equipment to be furnl.h- ed at once with everything neceary to make them comfortable and ready for , active crvioT. BLANCO STANDS FIRM. War! War! The Security Trust and Life Ins. Co. of Philadelphia. Pa. una ir- .ssKrs 400,54:4.rl ; SURPLUS : A ,-it 1 .rr, INSUUASCK IN Fi:t v. si.( i ),0-19. arQives Liberal Permit for Active Service or an other f.ireicn Couulrr to which I'ncle Sam may orler hi iroopi. Tbeaa are not alone NaUonal ouard pettiiita, but ir mita for regular army. ITS ItlLICIKS ARK UP To.Ii.TF.-fraa Irom all Reatiictioua aa to Kaeidence, Travel or Occupation Ara inconlcetlb! and non. lor (al tab la. CONTAINS TABI.KS abewing guarantee.1 l aah. Paid-up luauraticw aad Loan Value. Policies leaned on lorma o( Kene dinary Ufa. 10, 15 and Al payment Life and V. Other Companies made a big Cry about their War Cairns, which iwvlicv holder to nav l-'iO K-r lliotiauml in "( AMI. il ordered from the United Statee Ki-ad the Secur cinniiare with other : Tub Sbxtbitv TaiT m lane lsi m Co. RoaaaT K. PTri4iii, Pre., S. H. OaVlUBS, Uilli.. Ttx . Mav ll.-lar Mr the rcuruy iru-i an. poUoa on partia. either eelect or .uiaataodanl. M 0 the wr, and aiil give FRKK peraiii within lha territory ! la Slioulil the inaurel 1 called oiiuiile 1 I tlie leruiory 01 uic ..nianinr. nf Ibe mililarv or naval dntiea aim Ii u.ay le tetiUl r . . . . ' ... . erv ice ol the I liltnl tie. . ...veiiiini in. nn i. ... ' ... . . r... .ill I.. . . . . 1 . .... ..... 1 ..... vear, will in' envgeo. 1 " ,rr 'n""" ' r-- - . . . ... . 1 1 . . I ... . , I ,,i . 1 ..... r in ..Ml at V U . iolicy, anil win nm oe reiiiiru n. it in '.. .-., "... - rate of aix ier centum r annum ; hlmu'd the loauied la? diarbargel prior 10 the end of the year a rebate ol f.-. v per uiouaauo, per o -.u ... .. .....wwa. Your very truly, 1 " 1 rni. A D. McCONNICO, Agent, - - Bryan, Texas. Require a tliey nrw ; iti ilnl I'.n.-. May The liauloi aaya: "III quite pndnble thai Schley or tinminon will try tho bay of Santiago, risking all tin the allempt, for tho paeenge la a 11101 dangermi operation on nccounl of the narrow-no of the channel and the torp-doo that protect the entrance. Tin hypotbeai i cm tlrin. il by S -pini-ii diapatch from Ha vana announcing that the American -hi- were l ing concentrated in front of (iiialananio nnd irt near Svntiniro de Col 1. a vuli a. I a-fore Hatitiniro he Culm ii-e f Tho nttuck of the Aim rlcall aSSSt uimiii tho S;niah a.Uiidroii . in- oiilv ay of ha.teiiini; the cone 11. 1 ut of Hie war. It I uaele in expecting tlieSiilh ahlpawlll leave the ty They have adopted the only tactic that can ! favorable to them, namely, to avoid a combat, in the hope Ha tan 1 Ill I lltMt I.J rc Aar I . .1.10.1; Amarlcaaa. New York. Mar SH.-A diapatch to The World from Madrid nay: t ieneral Blanco believe, that be can eaily face any landing 111 Cut by American., a Ms force an- ready to concentrate and fall uim the luvader In the four western prvivince. The greater part of the troop on th i-i.in 1 are I. nig cono ntniteil near the cnttat when'ver it I Ihoiiulil that uu attempt to laud might l made. The Spaniah force watch the coaat no vigilantly that the Ciilinu di.urgent ar mid to U prevented iroin receiving .up pliea. I ieneral lllaiico n porta tliat lie proviaiona and aniinnnitioti to lat fire mouth, lip.ving orderea the military authoritie to he very .paring with am munition, onlr u.liig It when il ia in dtapciitablv to do ao. per .1. .ritK KA1SDV uncut SIN Elegantly Refined it COOL and Inviting. ICE CREAM and all Delicious --j-jaw Summer AKVKilAOKS -t rved. "NAMF. ON EVERY PIECE.- LOWNEY'S Chocolate Bonbons. Ciniilt-ti- a4 rreh Hha-k Ralu and Tmy Candies Frails, Kate, Ts barres aad fmrs.