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(?. the company of re cruits from llenton Harbor, the com pany formed of the Sons of Veterans, and the Detroit Light Guard Indepen dent Co. M. The three companies mentioned are now Co. I, L and M, re spectively. Following is a complete roster of the ollicers of the new regi ment: Colonel, Charles L. Uoynton; lieu tenant-colonel, Frederick J. Schmitt; majors, Paul M. Roth, Frank H. Uur ton and M. K. Webb; surgeon, Charles II. Nancrede; assistant surgeons, Guy G. Railey, and L. XV. Pease; adjutant, George L. Harvey; quartermaster, Oscar XV. Achard; sergeant-major, W. F. Gelsel; quartermaster sergeant, Frank C. Wcltman; hospital steward, Dr. Mark; hospital steward, Dr. Judson; hospital steward. Dr. Fred W. Palmer; chief musician, Frank lleiric; musician, John XV. Goldsmyth; musician, Jesse Wager; chaplain, Chas. H. Sage. The captains of the various compan ies are: Co. A, Flint, Capt. Wm. K. Stewart; Co. 1, Alpena, Capt. Wm. I). Hitchcock; Co. C, Pay City, Capt. Wm. D. Parke; Co. D, Saginaw, W. S., Capt. Fred F. W. Giesel; Co. E, Saginaw, E. S.,Capt. I. Q. Anderson; Co. F, Port Huron, Capt. Joseph F. Walsh; Co. G, Owosso, Capt. Arthur J. Van Epps; Co. H, Cheboygan, Capt. Urn. S. McArthur; Co. I, llenton Harbor, Capt. Frank 1. Graves; Co. K, Capt. Chas. When; Co. L, Sons of Veterans, Capt. Carl A. Wagner; Co. M, Detroit, Capt. Fred XV. Cowley. Michigan Narnl Reserve. The U. S. warships Yoseraite, manned by the Michigan Naval Reserves, took on a large nmount of ammunition at Newport News and moved down to Fort Monroe. A trip was later taken out to sea and two days spent in target prac tice. The boys are all reported well and feel that they are rapidly becom ing genuine jack tars. Next to the St. Paul, the Yosemite will be th most'Dowerful of the aux iliary cruisers of the navy. She now carries 12 modern 5-ln guns, 10 modern G-pounders, and four rapid fire rifles. The Yosemite will probably be one of the vessels of a separate and distinct squadron to be formed for the middle Atlantic coast defense. Michigan's Soldier Hoys. The 32d Michigan Volunteers arrived in Tampa after being on the road 72 hours. They found the heat very op pressive and the fine sand covered their faces, hands and clothes. Thej' re ceived enthusiastic receptions all along the line. The 32d Michigan is the best equipped regiment at Paloraetto beach. When it marched into camp the soldiers already there thought it was a regi ment of regulars, and cheered it to the echo. As soon as the tents were up the boys took a dip in Tampa bay, it being the first time they had had a bath since leaving Island Lake. Maj.- Gen. Shafter and P.rig.-Gen. Hawkins visited camp and inspected the troops. There were greatly pleased with the Michigan regiment. When the last company of the 31th Michigan Volunteers had been mus tered at Camp Eaton the authority of the state of Michigan at once ceased at the camp and Uncle Sam was then in charge. In fact it was the last act In practically wiping out of existence the Michigan National Guard and relieved the state department officers of any immediate military duty, with the ex ception of Quartermaster-Gen. White, who still had some equipments to issue. The camp was therefore formally turned over to Col. Uoynton, of the 33d as the senior officer. The 31st Michigan at Chickamauga has been assigned to the First brigade of the Second division. The division is commanded temporarily by Prig. Gen. Arnold and Col. Gardener, of the 31st Michigan, has been placed in tem porary command of the First brigade, and it is probable the appointment will be made permanent. For the present Col. Gardener will remain in active command of his regiment. The Michigan boys at Chickamauga arc suffering with the rest, from lack of water. The wells are going dry, and Col. Gardener purchased a private spring two miles away and sent a com pany to guard it night and day. Uath ing facilities are confined to a muddj' creek several miles away. The 31st Michigan Volunteers arrived at Chickamauga on the second morning of the journey, after breakfasting at Chattanooga. The trip had been a very pleasant one in thir Wagner sleepers and they received patriotic ovations at various points in Ohio and Kentucky, where young ladies show ered flags, candies, fruits and kisses on the boys. Independent Co. M, Detroit Light Guard, Capt. Cowley, arrived at Camp Eaton ) strong and only 10 men were rejected. The company was Immedi ately filled with extra recruits taken for the purpose. The company was de clared by the physicians to be the fin est body of men yet examined. El Michigan In the- Mortn, Too. A wing of the storm w hich did such terrible work in Wisconsin gave por tions of Michigan a visit, also, and did considerable damage, especially at Marshall, Kalamazoo, Pattle Creek and Jonesvillc. Fences, windmills, shade trees and orchards were blown down. Several barns were unroofed. The roofs of the Prown &, Upton Thresher Co. at Pattle Creek were blown off, causing about S.OOO damage. It is re ported that MM. Shipman, of Pattle Creek was killed. Chas. Dillingham's barn at Pattle Creek was lifted up bodily and carried across the road and landed on unother man's lot, wrecked Ambrose Lambert, of Jonesvllle, was struck by lightning while under a shade tree, but a hired man who was with him escaped. Lightning struck John Foley's barn ot Emmet destroy ing it, causing S3, 000 damaged; insured. The storm is also reported to have done damage at Ionia, Odessa, Lyons, Holly, Lapeer and Metamora. Michigan Knights Templar. The entire 43 coramandcries of Mich igan were represented at the 42d an nual conclave of the grand command ery of Michigan Knights Templar, at Port Huron. Damascus commandery, of Detroit, elicited much favorable comment by their exhibition drill. The grand commandery meets at Grand Rapids next year. The grand officers elected were: Commander, Francis M. Moore, Marquette; deputy, E. P. Rob- ertson, Albion; generalissimo, Philip T. VanZile, Detroit; captain-general, Charles It. Hawley, Pay City; prelate, F. A. Plades, Detroit; senior warden, James Findlater, Detroit; junior war den, T. E, Porden, Saginaw; treasurer, Chas. A. Warren. Detroit; recorder, Jno. A. Gerow, Detroit; standard-bearer, It. D. Swartout, Grand Rapids; sword bearer, F. C. Holmes, Alpena; warder, Jos. H. Crawford, Flint; sentinel, A. J. Prow, Detroit. MICHIGAN NEWS ITEMS. The Diamond Puggy factory at Flint was damaged 55,000 by tire. Dundee furnished 20 men for the S. of V. company at Camp Eaton. Detroit friends presented Maj. Thos. II Reynolds, 32d regiment with a fine horse. A batch of 33 recruits from Iron Mountain made the reeord on examina tion for enlistment at Camp Eaton, only one being rejected. Lieut. Edwin P. Winans, of the Fourth U. S. Cavalry, who has been U. S. mustering officer at Camp Eaton has been appointed to the vacant nia jorshipof the 31th Michigan Volunteers. At Pay City Roy Parrett, aged 0, was crushed by a runaway team, and the 5-year-old son of Daniel McMillan, in attempting to get off a milk wagon, fell under the wheels and was instantly killed. A half-starved man was found in an Erie box car at Ravenna. He said he entered the car in New York state and someone locked him in. He had been five days without food or drink when discovered. The Alger Guards of Penton Harbor, 84 men, Capt. Frank P. Graves, arrived at Camp Eaton, after having been the recipients of a rousing demonstration before they left home. The city was in holiday attire, all business sus pended and factories closed for the populace to participate in the farewell. Capt. R. J. Farrar, of the Mt. Clem ens recruits, was rejected by the ex amining loard on account of a varicose vein and tears filled his eyes as he an nounced the fact to his boys. He was thoroughly heart-broken and his men felt equally baa, but by a dint of hust ling nnothcr examination was secured and he passed. Col. Tyrell, who lost the colonelcy of the 31st regiment by his rejection by the medical examining board, has undergone a second examination, which though not by the board, was by an authorized surgeon, and has passed. His friends say he is booked for the command of the first new Mich igan regiment raised. While the first of the Michigan vol unteers were leaving for the front, two of their number lay silent in death at Detroit. Private Frederick Clemett, of Co. D, Detroit Light Infantry, died at his home of cercbro spinal menin gitis, and the same disease carried away the Private Virgil Raker, of Co. P, Manistique, Fifth regiment, M. N. G., at Emergency hospital. The Hannah Rifles of Traverse City, 90 men, Capt. J. V. Mcintosh, were given a rousing farewell when they started for Camp Eaton, nearly 10,000 people witnessing a parade and sur rounding the depot as the boys boarded their train, amid the booming of can non, blowing of whistles and music of two cornet bands. A reserve of So men awaits a second call for volunteers. State Treasurer Steel has allotted the ?ir0.0oo of Michigan war bonds remain ing after Detroit's purchase of 550,000 for its sinking fund. The applications aggregated more than Simo.ooo. All applications for les-i than 52,500 were accept for the full amount, and bidders for more than that amount, and less than 550,000, were allotted 20 per cent of their bids, and all over 550.000 10 percent. Individual citizens of Mich igan were allotted an aggregate of about 510.OOO. Ionia volunteers, 01 strong, left for Island Lake amid the loudest patriotic demonstration since 1801. The G. A. It. post, school children and the entire populace bearing flags, went to the de pot to see them off. The Ionia com pany was split over the selection of a captain. Col. J. II. Mitchell and (Hen Lawless headed the factions. Gov. Pingree tired of the scrapping and told them that unless they came to an un derstanding ho would appoint State Senator Holmes, of Detroit, as captain and if they then objected he would send them home. This had the desired effect and F. (J. Curtis vas chosen. THE NEWS CONDENSED. Hon. Wm. J. Pryan has been ap pointed as colonel of the Third Ne braska volunteers. Petween 8,000 and 10,000 Spanish troops arc said to be embarking at Par celona for the Philippines. Rev. Thos. Ewing Sherman, son of the famous general, has been made chaplain of the Fourth Missouri regi ment. Apparently well-founded reports fctate that the President is about to Issue another call for volunteers. The numbtr li given at from 100,000 to 200,000. Gen. Greely, chief of ths U. 8. signal service, lias forbidden West Indian cable companies sending any messages disclosing U. S. fleet movements in Caribbean waters. The Spanish gunboat Isabel II fired on and disabled the Pritlsh steamer Roth at San Juan, Porto Rico, in order to oblige her to unload a carpo of coal she had on board. Owing to the immense amount of coal, ammunition and supplies at Port Tampa, Fla., the fortlcations on the keys commanding the ' bay are being greatly strengthened. The new Spanish ministry seems to have infused great activity into war preparations, according to Madrid dis patches. The defenses of the coast cit ies are being greatly strengthened and mines laid in the important harbors. Reports fiv.m Manila state that Ad miral Dewey's blockade is thoroughly efficient. It is becoming daily more ap parent that the Philippine insurgents cannot be trusted as allies of the Amer icans, half of them being in favor of Spain. The Spanish loss during the recent bombardment at Cienfuegos is now known to have been much heavier than at first reported. Over 300 Spaniards were killed and several hundred more wounded. Great damage was done along the coast. Senor Polo, formerly Spanish minis ter to Washington, later chief of Span ish spies in America, sailed from Mon treal on the steamship Dominion for Liverpool, en route to Madrid. Senor du Pose, ex-charge d'affaires, at Wash ington, will continue the spy depart ment. The lake revenue cutter Gresham was cut in two at Ogdensburg, N. Y., preparatory to being passed through the Canadian canals to reach the At lantic. While waiting for tugs to tow the sections the bow section slid off the pontoons and sunk, bottom up, in 25 feet of water. President McKinley has established a "censorship' over the cabinet. Here after, only Secretary Long and Secre tary Alger are to be cognizant of war secrets. Other members of the cabinet are to know only such war news as the President and his war aids may think it advisable to tell them. Orders have been issued to roast col lectors of customs to prevent the clear ance of vessels laden with coal for West Indian, Mexican, Central Amer ican or South American ports without a special permit from the treasury de partment as long as the Spanish licet is at large in American waters. The Spaniards are preparing what they call their third Atlantic squadron which will consist of the Princesa de Asturias of 7,000 tons, with a speed of 20 knots; the Cardinal Cisneros. same size and speed; the Lcpanto, 5,000 tons, 20 knots, and the Numancia and the Vitoria, which are being rearmored. Premier Sagasta formed another cabinet with Lieut. -(Jen. Correa as minister of war; Capt. Aunon, minister of marine, and Senor Castillo, minister of foreign affairs. The latter is Span ish ambassador at Paris and delined to accept, saying that he could be of greater service to his country where he is now. It is now reported that the New York was the only vessel of Sampson's fleet to return to Key West last week. The real reason for the return of the flagship was to get a new searchlight and replace the smashed paraphernelia of her 8-inch guns. It was this that led to the story that the whole fleet had returned. The U. S. government is investigat ing the reported sale by France to Spain of the islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon, south of Newfoundland. It is said Spain intends to use the islands as a base of supplies. If the report is true Uncle Sam will take the islands and will also bring France to time for violation of neutrality. The Pritisli steamer Ardnamhor was captured while attempting to run the blockade at Havana with a cargo of supplies, and was taken to Key West as a prize of the auxiliary gunboat Osceola. The Ardnamhor was warned away several weeks ago while trying to run the blockade with a cargo of cattle. Later. The Ardnamhor has been released. The U. S. auxiliary cruiser St. Louis and tug Wampatuek cut the Spanish cable oit Santiago de Cuba and also the one at Guantanamo, thus leaving Cuba with only one line by which Planco can communicate with Madrid, and that via Jamaica. The warships had hot fights with the batteries at both points, but came off with little damage after silencing most of the batteries. The Spanish auxiliary cruiser Mont serrat arrived Corunna, Spain, unex pectedly from Cienfuegos, Cuba, hav ing escaped the American blockading ships. Large crowds of people thronged the quays and the members of the crew received an ovation when they went ashore. The people em braced the captain and officers of the mteatner. Popular demonstrations fol lowed throughout the city and at Madrid. The powder mill at Hessville, Ind., has blown up. The mill was under orders to furnish 12,000,000 cartridges to the government. E Mil 1111 Interesting Events and Doings in Two Hemispheres.- DECISIVE BATTLE EXPECTED. l$lg Monitor Mo ii terry Sent to the AW. of Dewey CruUer Charleston Sailed, for Manila I'. H. Volunteers Land on Cuban Soil. Army Corps Commanders Assigned. The war department has assigned commands as follows: Maj. -Gen Wes ley Merrltt, U. S. A., department of the Pacific; Maj.-Gcn. John It. Prooke, U. S. A., the first corps and the depart ment of the Gulf; Maj.-(Jen. Wm. M. Graham, U. S. volunteers, the second corps with headquarters nt Falls Church, Va; Maj.-Gen. Jas. F. Wade, U. S. volunteers, the third corps, re porting to Maj.-Gen. Prooke, Chicka mauga; Maj.-Gen. John J. Copplnger, U. S. volunteers, the fourth corps. Mo bile, Ala.; Maj.-Gen. XV. R. Shafter, U. S. volunteers, the fifth corps, Tampa, Fla,; Maj.-Gen. El well S. Otis, U. S. volunteers, to report to Maj.-Gen. Mer rltt, U. S. A., for duty with troops in the department of the Pacific; Maj. Gen. James II. Wilson. U. S. volunteers, the sixth corps, Chickamauga, report ing to Gen. Prooke; Maj.-Gen. Fitzhugh Lee, U. S. volunteers, the seventh corps, Tampa, Fla.; Maj. -Gen. Joseph Wheeler, U. S. volunteers, the cavalry division, Tampa, Fla. The Monterey Rent to Dewey. The big monitor Monterey has been ordered to proceed to Manila to rein force Admiral Dewey's fleet. The Monterey is probably the most formid able monitor in the world, yet she combines with the enormous offensive and defensive qualities of the monitor type a seaworthiness that is almost phenomenal. The Monterey is 4,000 tons displacement, 2.VJ feet long by 59 feet beam and 14 feet 6 inches draft. She carries in two turrets surrounded by barbettes, two 12-inch and two 10 inch guns, six 0-pounders, four one pounders and two gatlings. The tur rets are eight Inches thick and the sur rounding barbettes are 11 inches and 11 i inches of steel, and against this armor all the batteries of Manila might thunder without effecting an entrance. The Monterey's personnel is 19 officers and 172 men, and once she is safely in the entrance of Manila harbor nothing in the Spanish navy would be likely to budge her. Volunteers Land In Cuba. Unless some accident has befallen the U. S. transport Florida there are now U. S. volunteer troops on the island of Cuba. The Florida left Port Tampa last week with several hundred volunteer troops on board. The pas sengers belonged to tlie regiment of Cuban - volunteers1 "organized In "the lower extremity of Florida some weeks ago. If this expedition is a success other troops will le rushed into the island as soon as possible. Resides the 400 Cubans, the Florida carried five carloads of ammunition, 10.000 Springfield rifles, several Hotchkiss one-inch rapid fire field guns and 75 pack mules. Just where the landing plaec was to be was kept a secret, but it was supposed in Tampa that the Florida was to land within twelve miles of Havana. Charleston Sailed to Aid Dewey. After numerous delays the cruiser Charleston got under way from Val lejo, Cal., for Manila. Capt. Henry Glass, commanding. The Charleston was heavily loaded with ammunition for her own guns, in addition to a large supply of powder and projectiles for Admiral Dewey's fleet. No troops were carried on the Charleston, as she has no room for more than her own crew of 380 men. Later After putting to sea It was discovered that the condensers of the Charleston were out of order. She therefore put back for repairs, and was delayed three days. NOTES ON THE WAR SITUATION The navy department is proud of the record made by the battleship Oregon from an engineering point of view. The reports to the department from the ship shows that she does not need a particle of repairs to her machinery after her 13,000 miles continuous run from our Pacific coast to Cuban waters. The record has never been equaled. The Puffalo. which came with the Ore gon from Prazll. is to be overhauled at Newport News, armored, given a new battery of 5-ineh guns and altogether made an effective modern cruiser. Santiago advices btate that the ap pearance of the Spanish fleet oil that port compelled four American cruisers, then bombarding the city, to retire. On entering the port Admiral Cervera discovered that when the A'mericans, who would now know his position, re turned in force his fleet would be en trapped, as only one ship at a time could pass the channel, the ships coaled quickly and went out, purposing to try to catch the American ships separately if possible: or at any rate, give Samp son battle on the op?11 ea- The fleet went northerly. Positive, but secret, orders are said to have been given for the movement of the reserve squadron, the armored warship Pelayo, the protected cruisers Carlos V. and Alfonso XIII, the torpedo boat destroyers Andaz, Prosperina and Destructor, the dispatch boats Glralda. Rapido and Patria. and the armed trans-Atlantic liners Jaguin, Alfonso XH, Antonio Lopez. Cludad de Cadiz and Puenos Ayres. The Reina Regente and the Leon XIII a also being rap idly armed. It is saU that a portion of this fleet will dl for the Philip pines and the remainder to American waters. IT IS NOT NICOTINE. PROFESSOR MALLET CORRECTS CIGARETTE CRITICS' MISTAKES. Communication In the "Sclent Mo Amrel tn" on Matter of l'opular Misap prehensionStained Handkerchief Test Is No Test At AIL J. W. Mallet, professor of chemistry In the University of Virginia, In a com munication to the current number of the Scientific American, lays with ref erence to cigarettes of American man ufacture: "Ignorance of easily ascertainable scientific facts .Is, however, common enough, as Is often illustrated by the brown, oily material formed in the smoking of tobacco being pointed out as nicotine, though in reality this Is merely the tar produced by the action of heat on the woody fiber of the leaf. "Nicotine when pure is a colorless fluid of Eomewtiat ol'y consistence and strong, peculiar, penetrating odor, but It darkens on exposure to air and light, becoming flm yellow and then brown, 60 that it looks. In this darkened con dition, something like the tarry matter whlc soils a smoker's fingers or a handkerchief through which tobacco smoke Is exhaled, or Is often noticed as deposited In the 6tem of a pipe. "This tarry deposit has nothing es sential In common with nicotine, and contains but traces of this alkaloid, when any at all. "A part, but only a small part (about one-seventh In the experiments of Melscns), of the real nicotine of to bacco Is volatilized without decompo sition; the remainder is burned and destroyed In the process of smoking." The simple facts are, that such cigar ettes as I have examined, representing a large part of those in' general use throughout the United States, are made from pure, llght-yel ow tota:co of the high grade produced on certain special soils, prominently in certain of the southern counties cf Virginia and the adjacent portion of North Carolina, with wrappers of the best quality of harmless vegetable fiber paper, and are entirely free from the adulterants which it has been asserted are present, with no evidence In favor of such as sertion, and In absolute contradiction of the scientific evidence actually avail able. 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