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VOL. XXI.— NO. 205. fm m in THE GOVERNMENT WILL BROOK [ ( ( NO INTERFERENCE NOW e( si T 3ARCIA MUST NOT UPSET THE DEARLY BOUGHT VICTORY GRAVE COMPLICATIONS THREAT ENED IN CUBAN AFFAIRS All Reasonnhle Effort Will Be Made to Hi-lnu Garcia Back Into the F« 111. but He Will Not Be Permit ted to Do What He Elects In Kust ern Cuba lien. Shafter Censured for Ills Failure to Exercise Diplo macy In Controlling the Cubans ■ lllTtui Campntgii. Washington Bureau St. Paul Globe, ) Corcoran Building. \ WASHINGTON, July 23.— (Special.)— Repeated visits of representatives of tho Cuban junta to the war depart ,* nt have finally given rise to all sorts of rumors as to the status of the de fection of Gen. Garcia. The report that *!he Cuban commander had attacked a detachment of Spanish troops who were coming Into Santiago to surren der to Gen. Shafter, In pursuance of I Orders issued to them by Gen. Toral, caused a profound sensation at the national capital. It was soon whis pered about that a crisis In dealing with the Cubans was at hand. This gained credence rapidly when It was learned that Cuban leaders had been in conference with reference to the re markable action reported to have been taken "by Gen. Garcia, and that the Cuban junta had been given to un derstand that it would not be possible tv permit Garcia to conduct a cam paign of his own in Cuba — especially if <tt be one that might repeatedly upset What was being clone by the American forces. It Is said that the junta rep resentatives are not Inclined to credit the reports that have gained circula tion as to what Garcia is doing, and ' Bay that, If they are true, the general ■will be called to account. GRAVE COMPLICATIONS. At the war department today there Was an evident feeling of uneasiness over the report from Santiago, by way of New York, that Gen. Garcia had attacked Spanish troops who were on tin- way to Santiago to surrender to Gen. Shafter. The rumor was given due credence, as it Is expected that Garcia will do all sorts of Indiscreet things unless he is quickly placated. The government officials who have dis cussed the action of Garcia in aban doning the American army and start ing out to fight the Spaniards on his own hook, are of the opinion that the situation thus created is far more seri ous than the American officers in Cuba eeem to realize. There may be an en tire change of progranyne necessary should Garcia persist In his foolhardy Venture. The American forces, It Is argued, cannot afford to make any fur ther demonstrations against the Span iards until they have had a settlement With the rebellious Cubans. Some one made a mistake at Santiago that is liable to cause the government all sorts of trouble. CENSURE FOR SHAFTER. Today there has been open oensure of Gen. Shafter for practically ignor ing Gen. Garcla's escapade, and there is harsher comment upon the lack of diplomacy that caused Shafter to over look the Cuban commander at the flag raising when the Stars and Stripes •were first unfurled over Santiago city. Dewey's handling of the Insurgents at Manila is contrasted with the mistakes made by Shafter, who was thought to have a much easier task than that as signed to Admiral Dewey. It is said here that it would have been better for Gen. Shafter to have asked Gen. Garcia to direct the unfurling of the Stars and Stripes at Santiago than to have Incurred his enmity by complete ly ignoring him. And It is beginning to b i. t j mmented upon that Gen. Shafter has made no official report of the trou ble with Garcia, or, if he has, the gov ernment is so embarrassed by its con tents as to determine to withhold the facts from the public. It Is believed TODAY'S BULLETIN. Tete. I— Cuban Leaders Warned. Miles May Land Today. Spanigb Status Critical. Trills Start for Porto Rico. 2--Caiiip Thomas Astir. Fifteenth at Camp Ramsey. *-Ne\vs of the Soldier Boys. 4— Editorial. Poetry of the Period. Use of Triangles. 6— Battle at Nlpe Harbor. German Relations Friendly. Financial Week Reviewed. 6—St. Paul Neees Hill Shcps. Political Gossip. 7— Minneapolis Matters. News of the Northwest. News of the Railroads. B—Sporting8 — Sporting News. St. Paul Team Wins. Amateur Rowing Races. White Bear Yacht Races. 9— Ccrbctt Not After Glory. News of the Cyclers. 10— Carnival Parade Programme. St. Paul's Gala Week. 11— Luxury in Trolley Cars. Excursion to the Soo. 12— Budd Reeve's Two Books. Tri-Colored Flag of Peace. 13— Week at the Theaters. Suburban Social News. 14— Social N(ws of St. Paul. 15 — In Woman's Realm. Among the Books. 16— The Gold Mines of Bolivia. Today at the Churches. Corn Leads the Markets. 17— A Daughter of the Revolution. Wants. 18— Entertaining Stories of Animals. THE ST. PAUL GLOBm that a grievous mistake has been made by some on In charge at Santiago; and, as Shafter is the man who has every thing to say, he is naturally coming in for the lion's share of censure. PREPARED TO RESIST. There has been considerable com ment upon the large force of men be ing sent to Porto Rico, owing to the general belief that the Island can be taken after a brief engagement, some enthusiasts going so far as to predict that the Spaniards will surrender with out the firing of a gun. The govern ment is in possession of information just the opposite to that which seems to prevail among those who are guess ing. The Spaniards at San Juan, and those at other points on the island, are, it is said, determined to make a desperate resistance, and are In a posi tion to give considerable trouble. Ex tensive preparations have been under way at San Juan ever since it became known that Gen. Miles would start for Porto Rico to plant the American flag upon another Spanish possession. The government is keeping posted on all points in that connection, fully real izing that the taking of Porto Rico will not be a picnic outing, and Is, there fore, sending . a sufficient force with Gen. Miles to make defeat, or even the semblance of it, practically an impos sibility. LEE MAY HAVE A CHANCE. There is considerable talk here of late about the inactivity of Gen. Fltz hugh Lee, whose name was so prom inent in Cuban affairs during the troublous times incident to the break ing out of the war with Spain. South ern men openly complain that Lee Is being treated unfairly — that he has been kept in the background, while others, of perhaps less military ability, are being accorded opportunities to achieve fame. For meeting these com plaints those close to the government say that Gen. Lee is being kept in reserve for the campaign against Ha vana, with which section of Cuba he is most familiar. It is said that if the taking of Porto Rico and the fall of Manila fall to bring the Spaniards to their senses then, after Watson's dem onstration against the coast of Spain, an army of 100,000 men will march against the Cuban capital, and Gen. Lee will be in the first detachment that goes forward. It is said that his mili tary ability is fully recognized by the administration. MAKES HIM SMILE. It is eald that Secretary of State Day has a keen appreciation of the ridicu lous. He is a quiet, dignified man, but the mere mention of European inter ference in the war with Spain invaria bly brings a broad smile to his other wise mobile features. Some one anx iously asked the secretary what he thought of the report to the effect that all the European powers, with the ex ception of Great Britain, had oomblned to prevent the United States from seizing the Philippines and, further, to see that there was no such thing as an Anglo-American protectorate for those islands. Mr. Day said nothing in reply. He smiled — and it was such a significant smile that the anxious Inquirer went away satisfied that the premier was amused at the idea of such a combination being sufficiently potent to in any way affect what the Anglo- Saxons may decide to do with the Phil ippines. PEACE PROPOSALS. In official circles today there was some discussion of the report that Spain had made overtures to the Unit ed States looking to peace. It was em phatically denied that anything that could be dignified with the title of offi cial propositions had been received. One official said it was perhaps true that peace had been talked of by repre sentatives of this and other govern ments, but that there had been over tures from any recognized source was a mistake, possibly based upon some casual reference to the war by mem bers of diplomatic corps. . There will be no peace negotiations, it is said, until Spain makes the first move in that direction. WRECKED ON A ROCK. Party of Gold Seekers Stranded After IbiiK'iT 'Was Thola»ht Passed SEATTLE, Wash., July 23. — The steamer Kalamazoo, built by a party from Michigan, on Lake Bennett, last winter, was totally wrecked In Thirty Mile river. The wreck was passed by the party which has arrived here. Only the upper works of the vessel could be seen above water. The pilot ran her on a rock and a great hole, was torn In her bottom. The steamer and out fit on board will prove a total loss. This is the second steamer to come to grief on Thirty Mile river, after suc cessfully running the dangerous White | Horse Rapids. The river is full of rocks, and a swift current makes steer ing very hard. The other wreck was the lowa, but the most valuable part of her cargo and machinery was saved. KALAMAZOO, Mich., July 23. — Twelve men from this city and from Paw Paw were aboard the steamer Kalamazoo, which Is reported wrecked on Thirty Mile river in the Klondike. When last heard from the party had shot the White Horse rapids and ex pected to reach Dawson City in Aye days. The names of the passengers who were going down the Yukon ■ river on the wrecked steamer Kalamazoo were: William A. Doyle, James Doyle, James K. Evers, Arthur Rickman, Stewart Campbell, Henry Greendyke, John En sing, all of Whom have families here, and Harry Denblyker, William Unger, Fred Schiel, Arthur Pierson, of this :lty, and Fred Longwell, of Paw Pa*7. MONEY TALKS. But Talk Is Not Money, Especially From the Klondike. VICTORIA, B. C July 23. — The steamer Garrone arrived here today from St. Michaels. Her purser reports that her 166 passengers brought down dose to one million dollars, but a talk with the passengers leads to the belief that this amount Is exaggerated. Most of the passengers came down the Yu kon on the steamer Seattle No. 1. They complain bitterly of the monopolistic tendencies of certain trading corpora tions doing business in the Northwest, and say that the corporations are tres passing on the rights and privileges of Individuals to such an extent that some decisive action will have to be taken by the authorities at Washington. Nothing of the alleger privateer was seen by the passengers of the Garrone. SUNDAY MORNING JULY 24, 1898. EIGHTEEN PAGES. GEN. MILES MAY LAND TODAY WAR DEPARTMENT REFUSE TO CONFIRM OR DENY Sections of the Porto Rlcan Expedi tion Hove Been Unavoidably De layed and the Public May Not Be Officially Infr.irmed of the Holnt liitf of the Stars and Stripes on the Island for Several Days. WASHINGTON, July 23 — Gen. Miles' expedition In all probability la now in the Hona passage, between Hayti and Porto Rico, and will be in sight of a landing point in the morning. While this is the expectation of Secretary Alger, for prudential reasons the war department declines to make any com ment as to the accuracy of the vari ous guesses that have been made in the effort to ascertain just what point has been selected for the landing place. There is likely to be a lapse of a day or two between the arrival of the ex pedition and the notification of the fact to the department, unless some mer chant vessel crossing to St. Thomas should sight the American flotilla. Af ter that, however, the department will be in the closest communication with Gen. Miles, for it will possess Itself of a cable connection with Gen. Miles' headquarters, directly with the de partment. Some part of the Porto Rico expe dition has been delayed for a few days beyond the dates fixed for their de parture, but. in view of the difficul ties of handling large bodies of men and the supplies for them, this is not surprising. Thus, Schwan's troops got away only today from Tampa, though it was supposed they started, while the most numerous detachment of the .piiiiaiiiiißiiiiaiiiiißiiiniiiiiniiiifliiiiHiiiim j GUHNTHNHP REODY TO SURRENDER. I g WASHINGTON, July 23.-The war department tonight | | received the following from Gen. Shafter : | a Headquarters Fifth Army Corps, Santiago de Cuba, July 23. i" ■ Adjutant General, Washington, D. C: jf a Colonel of Engineers, Spanish army, has just arrived from Guantanamo. I He heard from French consul there that Santiago had surrendered, and that they L B had been included. Not crediting it, he was sent here to verify the fact. They I tt will be very glad to accept terms of surrender; very short of rations, and I shall * * have to begin feeding them at once. He tells me there are 6,000 men at that ** " place. Am feeding now 6, 000 well prisoners here and 1,600 sick in hospital. ' m y Expect 2,000 men in tomorrow from San Luis and Palmas. Will send an officer a I tomorrow or next day, with one of Gen. Toral's, to receive surrender at Guanta. ! I namo, and then go to Sagua and Baracoa, to receive surrender there. Think the f- I number of prisoners will be fully up to the estimate, 22,000 or 23,000. ■ SHAFTER, I ■ Major General Commanding-. M 1 i inK :iih ..!■ .!:<■ i;ia.ifli..i;ta..iiißi:.i;!H.;!iia::!i!Bi.!:Bn | : Bii'n'anr BHi' Hi:;: ■;;: 'a::ii!B jibs .ilia :;;;S"jie .:if B!!:"Bi!'rBi!;':E^" a;;'' kit a;:'^r; gr;r: a ;;< a;!:"Bi::: B!:r sn;:? whole expedition, the First division, under Gen. Brooke, will not be able to clear from Newport News before Monday. Still, It is believed that they will arrive at Porto Rico in good sea son, and It will certainly facilitate an orderly and comfortable landing of the troops to have them land In detach ments, Instead of In one vast army, as In the case of Shaffer's army at San tiago. SHAFTER'S STRANGE SILENCE. Doubt is cast upon reports of recent exciting events among the Cubans at or near Santiago, owing to the failure of Gen. Shafter to make any report on them; and, inasmuch as he has made less Important subjects matter for dis patches, It is hard to understand why he should fail to mention an event of such importance as the reported at tack by Garcia upon Spanish troops on their way to surrender to Shafter. There was no health report either re ceived from Shafter today, but so far from being discouraging this is be lieved to indicate the continuance of the improved conditions reported yes terday and the day before as to the health of the camp. The war department Is now, while keeping a close eye upon Gen. Miles' expedition, looking with interest for detailed mall reports from Gen. Snafter teilling of the engagement preceding and leading up to the surrender of San tiago. It was reported today that Col. J. J. Astor, of Shafter's staff, was due In Washington, bringing with him full capitulations signed by the commis sioners, and it was expected that Shaf fer's preceding reports would accom pany them. However, up to the closo of office hours, which, today, to the relief cf the hard-worked clerks, was 3 o'clock for the flnst time in many months, the officer did not appear and the department does not know where he is. SAMPSON ALSO SLOW. Some official papers have come from Sampson, but to the disappointment of the navy department, the reports clos ed on the day before the famous naval battle. Some points of Interest con tained in them will be given to the public in the course of a day or two, but they will relate only to the several fights between the squadron and the ■shore batteries. It is the purpose of the war depart ment to begin at once the execution of the plans devised by Secretary Al ger for the creation of reserve camps and boards of staff officers are now engaged In various localities looking after suitable camp sites and making preliminary arrangements for acquir ing the right to use these places and arranging for water supply. The in tention is not to be caught, through any contingency, with large numbers of troops at central points In the midst of an epidemic of any kind, with no place to remove them. It was for this reason that Fernandlna was selected some time ago as one of these resort camps, and within the last two days the value of this policy has been am ply justified, as otherwise there would have been no suitable place to which to remove the troops from Tampa. One of the reserve camps is likely to be located in the valley of the Potomac about forty miles above Washington, and will be very convenient for the reception of troops from Camp Alger In case It Is deemed necessary for the health of the soldiers to remove them. The state department today complet ed the engrossment of*the joint reso lution adopted by congress extending the thanks of that branch of the gov ernment to Admiral Dewey for his no table achievements In the Philippines. These were transmitted to the navy department, which will forward them to the admiral, together with the de gree of LL. D. conferred on him by the University of Pennsylvania. WON BY A BLUFF. Sbnfter'a Weakness Concealed by Demand for Surrender. WASHINGTON, D. C, July 23.— 1t is just beginning to be understood that the surrender of Santiago was the re sult of a big Muff successfully worked on the Spaniards by the American army. It appears now that on or about July 1 dispatches were received at the war department from Gen. Shafter which declared that he had not nearly enough troops to oapture the city, and that his line had become so thin In many places as to necessitate a retreat for four or five miles. These dispatches were more serious in their character than the public has yet been permitted to know, and they created positive consternation at the White house. The Fourth of July was approaching, and it was feared that a backward movement at that time, how ever wise it might be, would have a bad effect upon the country. In ad dition to that it seemed evident from Shaffer's reports that if the Spaniards understood the situation they could break through the line at several points and get Into the rear of the American army. In thia emergency Gen. Miles was summoned hurriedly to the White house and asked for his opinion as to the best method of concentrating Shaf ter's army without resulting in too much of a backward movement. After considering the situation care fully he astonished the president and secretary of war by advMng that there be no concentration or retreat until af ter a first-class Yankee bluff had been tried and failed. He suggested that Shafter should at once demand the sur render of the city, and thus occupy the attention of the Spaniards, utilizing the time to hurry forward the re-enforce ments. Gen, Miles believed that after being summoned to surrender the Spaniards would as least take time for consideration and not attempt a sortie, because they would be deceived, by the boldness of the demand, Into the belief that Shatter was ready to at tack the city at once. Gen. Miles' advice was followed, and Shafter was surprised to receive. In stead of permission to retreat, orders to knock on the gates of Santiago and demand its unconditional surrender. Fortunately, the bluff was turned Into a complete success by the blundering of Oapt. Gen. Blanco, who ordered Cer vera to leave the harbor. When the ships were destroyed that memorable Sunday Shafter was relieved of the danger of their bombardment, and the demand for a surrender, made origin ally to gain time, became at once a real condition of affairs, and Toral was obliged to capitulate. If Cervera had remained in the harbor It Is probable that Toral would have declined to sur render, and Shafter would have either had to withdraw from his position or hold it at great danger until he was ready to attack. EULATE IS "QUEER." Pears for tho Sanity of the Tlacaya's Commander. ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 23.— Capt. Eulate, of the Vizcaya, who Is in cap tivity here, has been acting strangely, and those who have observed him closely say he Is losing his mind. Eulate keeps to himself and has little to say to his fellow officers. "Vagaries of his speech and action are looked upon by his captors as Indications of a disordered mind. The weeks of suspense prior to the fateful day when Cervera's fleet tried to break through the American line of ships had a depressing effect upon Eu late, and the destruction of his ship was a terrible blow to him* A majority of the Spanish officers are in a state of mind that is pitiable, and many of them have expressed fears for their personal safety when they re turn to Spain. Admiral Cervera is happy today, for he has received the full-dress uni form which he wore in the battle of Santiago. It was brought to him by one of the officers who arrived on the Harvard. ROOSEVELT FOR GOVERNOR. Independent Republican* of Nev* York Suo-a-eat His Name. NEW YORK, July 23.-=-The Inde pendent Republican organization of the Thirty-fourth assenVbly district, this city, has unanimously adopted resolu tions favoring the nomination of Col. Theodore Roosevelt for governor of the state of New York. ALL ANXIOUS FOR PEACE SPANIAEDS SEEKING A WAY OUT OF THEIS TROUBLE Situation in Madrid la Critical, Au thdritle* Being; Kept Bnay Pre venting Revolution and Uphold ing the DyniiHlj Ariiiy Officers In Cnba Offered Inducement* to Favor Peace. LONDON, July 24.— The Madrid cor respondent of the Observer says that the condition of the government is now most critical, the authorities devoting most of their attention to preventing a revolution and safeguarding the_ dy nasty. The government offers the 8,000 officers of the army In Cuba employ ment immediately upon their return to Spain, with the object of removing their opposition to the establishment of peace. PEACE IN THE AIR. LONDON, July 24.— A special dis patch from Madrid says: "Significance In reference to the gov ernment policy is obvious from the fact that Senor Sagasta, prime minister; Senor Gamazo, minister of public In struction, and Duke Almodevar, min ister of foreign affairs, have ceased to Inform their colleagues of the progress of negotiations, merely stating there Is nothing further to report. "Merchants and others having Cuban interests assert that their correspond ents write that all seem to prefer the annexation of Cuba by the United States to Independence, fearing the vengeance of separatists if the Amer icans do not remain to protect life and property. "Senor Dupuy de Lome says that the split between the Americans and ln- surgents offers the best opportunity for peace that has .occurred since the destruction of Admiral Cervera's fleet." GOING TO MEET WATSON. GIBRALTAR. July 23. - Admiral Camiara's fleet is said now to be at Cartagena. A French squadron is reported to ba cruising betwi^n the Canary islands and the Cadiz coast. The British battleship Illustrious will sail from Gibraltar for Tangier, on Tuesday next, supposedly to represent England at the gathering of warships occasioned by the expected coming of the American squadron under Commo dore Watson. POLAVIEJA AND THE QUEEN. MADRID, July 23.— Gen. Polavieja had a long conference with the queen regent this afternoon. No statement is made as to its import, i MORE OF BLANCO'S BOMBAST. A dispatch from Havana says that a meeting of financiers and other ex perts over which Oapt. Gen. Blanco presided, held there today, adopted resolutions supporting the government. BLOCKADING SQUADRON. It la Doing Some Work Against the Common Enemy. KEY WEST, Fla., July 23.— The tor pedo boat Cushing, which left here yesterday with dispatches for the blockading squadron, returned this —hi: wiiiw,. aid ■iii..bji!|;,bjiii | ibj S»SSj«3 3Sis:s I D" WH 1 ■ m * » WAR NEWS IN BRIfiF. '?. | American troops depart for Porto Rico. hj m Believed that Gen. Miles is now on Porto Rican soil, and " ~ that the Stars and Stripes will be hoisted today. £ | Cuban junta given fair warning that Gsn. Garcia will not 1 g be permitted to conduct an independent campaign in Cuba if I | ft interferes with American plans. s p Gen. Brooke's division to form a union with Gen. Miles s j? | within a few days. a » Spanish authorities favor peace, but cannot propose it m ! I for fear of revolution and the overthrowing of the present g ! i dynasty. pa Dupuy de Lome suggests that the disagreement between | p Americans and Cubans affords an excellent opportunity for a Spain to propose peace. | Spaniards at Guantanamo report to Gen. Shafter for a ■J surrender. a !z eia sa a iniisiiKiimiiißHißiß iibiib 'a '"3 m v "« a'aa.a a . evening bringing Lieut. Col. Rebalcava, of Brig. Gen. Roja's division of the in surgent army, now operating In Ma tanzas province. Col. Rebalcava left here about a week ago on the tug Uncas, with a email expedition, carrying a quantity of rifles, food and clothing. A landing was effected near Cardenas without difficulty, though Rebalcava himself did not go ashore. On Thursday last the Mangrove cap tured the Spanish sloop Agutldlta, of Boca de Sagua, fifteen miles from Cruz del Padro. . The sloop carried a crew of four men, who at sight of the ap- proaching gunboat leaped overboard and swam to the shore. The prize cargo consisted of dye wood, a small lot of food supplies and $25 In Spanish money. She will be brought here by the Uncas tomorrow. DIED ON THE WAY. Thirteen Sick and Wounded Expire on the llosiiilal Shin Relief. NEW YORK, July 23.— The United States hospital ship Relief arrived at quarantine from Slboney this after noon, with 125 sick and wounded offi cers and soldiers on board. During the twenty-one days the Relief has been in commission she has received on board 265 sick and wounded soldiers. Of this number thirteen have died and a large number have been transferred to the Seneca, Solace and Hunson. Of the men now on board the Relief there are only five dangerously wounded. Among this number is Private Robert son (colored), of the Tenth cavalry, who was shot through the bowels. His case Is said to 'be hopeless. The Relief left Siboney on July 20, making the passage in three days and twenty-one hours. Fine weather was experienced throughout the voyage. When the Relief arrived at quaran tine early this afternoon she was boarded by Health Officer Doty, who found one of the patients suffering from fever. As a precaution, however, he decided to keep the Relief until the incubation period of five days had elapsed from the time of leaving the Cuban coast, consequently she drop ped anchor off quarantine, where she will remain until tomorrow afternoon. The following are the names of those who died on board the Relief, all of whom were 'buried at Siboney, except ing Privates Hamilton and Burgess, who were burled at sea: OTIS MARR, private Thirty-third Mich'gan, July 11. WILLIAM C. NEARY. first lieutenant, Fourth Infantry, July 9. WERNER (supposed), brought on board at Slboney, unconscious, and died July 10. EDGAR WASH, private Company F, First artillery, July 13. PHILIP SCHERMERHORN, private Com pany D, Ninth infantry, July 12. D. L. BULER, private Company C. Sixth Infantry, July 15. DAVID JOHNSON, private Company E, Tenth infantry, July 13. OTTO DOOR, private Company A, Twelfth infantry, July 16. DANIEL DEMPSEY, private Company F, Sixth infantry, July 15. JACOB GROTHE, private Company C, Twelfth infantry. July 16. JOSEPH ZILEK, private Company E, Sec ond Infantry, July 18. JAMES H. HAMILTON, private Company E, Sixth cavalry, July 21. GEORGE F. BURGESS, private Company B, Thirteenth infantry, July 19. NOT A "SILVER BATTALION." Col. Bryan Says Moat of His Oflleers Are Republicans. JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 23.— The Third Nebraska volunteer infantry, under command of Col. William Jen nings Bryan, Is located at Panama park, five miles from the city. The colonel was tendered an enthusiastic reception upon his visit through camp this morning, in company with Gen. Lee. In an Interview this afternoon Col. Bryan stated that he did not de sire to discuss politics as long as he was In the army. He is In command of a splendid body of men. Coi. Bryan said that "silver" was not justified In connecttlon with his etfmmand, for nearly all his officers are Republicans. ORDERED TO THE FRONT. Tro»opa at Camp Al.icer to Go to Porto Rico. CAMP ALGER, Va., July 23.— An or der was received at Camp Alger today directing that the five troops of caval ry stationed with Gen. Graham's com mand proced to Porto Rico as rapidly as possible. At midnight the cavalry was assem bled at the railway station at Dunn Loring, and the work of loading equip ments and supplies on the cars was hurrkd forward as rapidly as possi ble. As expeditiously as the move was accomplished, however, there was some delay, and at 1:30 o'clock the trains had not departed. It is believed they will get away by daybreak. SHAPTER'S SICK. Deaths Front Yellow Fever In the Hospital at Slboney. WASHINGTON, July 23.— At mid night the war department made public the following dispatch from Gen. Shaf ter regarding the yellow fever situa tion : Santiago de Cuba, July 23.— Adjutant Gen eral, Washington, D. C: The following m?n died at yellow fever hospital at Slboney to day: Jack Donnely, civilian; Bert Louis, bands man, Seventh Infantry; Private Frederick A. Perclval, Company F, Thirty-third Mchigan. On the 21st Sepreant J. Britton, Troop O, FirEt cavalry; W. B. Hall, teamster; Jack Sullivan, Company E, Seventh infantry. No deaths at the front have bsen repor;ed as yet. Complete details will be sent In the morning. The situation is not alarming, though there are many sick with fever, about 1,500. Only a email part of those sick are down with yellow fever— about 10 p->r cen - — 150 in all. Slight change* of all the troops have been made to, get ttieni on fresh ground and the artillery and cavalry have be-n moved, about three miles. —Shafter, Major General Commanding. Ordered to Tainpn. MILWAUKEE, Wis., July 2J.-Capt. Georg- P. Paddock, who has been at tlhe head of the cavalry recruiting station in this city, received orders from the war department to day to join his regiment, the Fifth United States cavalry, at Tampa, Pla. The Fifth cavalry Is included in tho Porto Rican ex pedition. Capt. Paddock left for tha South tonight. Part 1 .JPfiICE FIVECENT3. Willi] B FIVE TRANSPORTS GET UNDER WAY FROM PORT TAMPA GEN. SCHWAN IN COMMAND OF THE EXPEDITION MOHAWK WILL FOLLOW TODAY AND JOIN OTHERS Gen. Brooke'! Division to Form a Union With Gen. Allies Within the Next Few Day* San Juan Will Probably Be Bombarded One Week From Today Gen. Shafter Reporta Surrender of the Garrt aon of Guantanamo, With Othera to Follow aa Soon aa They Can Be Reached by Offlccra Rcpre aentlug Gena. Shafter and Toral. WASHINGTON, July 23.— The war department tonight received the following-; Port Tampa, Fla., July 23.-The tranaporta Arkadia, Whitney, Mil ler, Flotllda and Cherokee, with Gen. Sohwan'a headquartera, sail ed between 10 and 12.30 today, with two 1 light batterlea Seventh artil lery, one troop Second cavalry, two companiea Eleventh Infantry, full regiment Nineteenth Infantry nnd two sectlona of the general pack train. The Mohawk, which can easily overtake these boats, cannot sail before 10 o'clock tomorrow. It will carry ten companiea of the Fifteenth infantry, about GOO puck animals, the brigade ambulance train nnd Red Cross nmbnlauce. —John I. Rodger, Brig. Gen. Volunteera, Senior Of ficer nt Port Tampa. BROOKE OFF FOR PORTO RICO. The Commander of the First Corpa Leaves Camp Thomas. CHICKAMAUGA, Ga., July 23.— Gen. Brooke and his staff this afternoon left Camp Thomas for Newport News on their way to Porto Rico. The ar rangements for his departure were con cluded by noon today. His train woa made up at Battle Field station and was composed of the private car for Gen. Brooke, two Pullmans and one baggage car. The party was made up of the fol lowing members of Gen. Brooke's staff: Gen. M. V. Sheridian, chief of staff; First Lieut. James T. Dean, Four teenth infantry, A. D. C; Edwin D. Castle, A. D. C; Lieut. Col. Richards, adjutant general; Lieut. Col. P. D. Vrooms, inspector general; Lieut. Col. G. W. Goethals, chief engineer; Lieut. Col. R. Hudiekeiper, chief surgeon: Lieut. Col. James Rockwell Jr., chief ordnance officer; Lieut. Col. Henry G. Sharp, chief eommissiary; Lieut. Col. Edward Hunter Carson, chief quarter master; Lieut. Col. Edward Hunter, judge advocate; Maj. A. Glassford, chief signal officer; Capt. Willman, as sistant quartermaster; Capt. Campbell, assistant quartermaster; Maj. F. E. Mason, medical inspector. Gen. Brooke and his entire staff were dressed In their new kharki uniforms and they made an Impressive display. Every soldier who could get away from his camp was at the depot to see them off. When the train pulled out of the little station about 2:30 o'clock a rousing cheer went up that resounded through out the entire camp and was echoed from thousands of throats. The general's train reached the city about 3:30 p. m., having been delayed at several points because of freight trains in the way. The train remained in the city, on account of a delay in getting the baggage and other equip ments from the park to the city, until 7 o'clock this evening, when the start was made. Mrs. Brooke, Mrs. Sheri dian, Mrs. Dean and Mrs, Richards ac company the party to Newport News to see the ships off. Maj. Gen. Wade, who assumed com mand at Chlckamauga today, had not issued any order up to a late hour this evening, and his plans had not been made public. The presumption is that his staff will remain practically as it has been constituted since he came here and was assigned to the command of the Third corps. It is now generally und?rstood among the regiments of the First corps that they are all to go to PojTto Rico, and the matter is being exultantly dis cussed by both the officers and enlist ed men. While the men have all along been eminently satisfied with Chlcka mauga national park as a camping ground, they are at the same time tired of the routine of camp duty and are longing for more thrilling incidents, such as they expect will occur when they stand face to face with the enemy. BROOKE TO JOIN MILES. Forces Will Form a In ion Within the Next Few Days. WASHINGTON, July 23.— (Specials- Gen. Brooke's division Is to form a union with Gen. Miles within the next few days. The government is not say ing just where the landing will be made on Porto Rlcan soil, but it is be lieved here that the Stars and Stripes will have been planted on the Island before tomorrow noon. During the week all of the troops that have been selected to form the Porto Rican forces will have reached the island. It is thought that San Juan will immediately be invested, although nothing official can be learned. It is said that that port will probably be bi.Moarded one week from tomorrow. No official advices from Gen. Miles are looked for earlier than Wednesday. To Watch the Conlllct. TANGIER, July 23.— 0n account of the re ported difpatch of Commodore Watson's American fleet to the coast of Spain a num ber of war vessels belonging to various na tions wiil ait We there goon.