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NEWS ANI COMMENT.
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'.; , iNDirCATipxs , ar'ethat Spain's
ieace Commission, "will" haggle over
every point possible. - v
Hon..' Beaton McMulis Js very
desirous or meeting vhia Republican
opponent in joint debato.'
Ges Joseph Wheelkk took com
mand at Camp Wikoff at Montauk
' Point last Friday, succeeding Gen.
Bix"persons''lo'st: their lives last
', Saturday, by . tbe' burning, of the
i National and Windsor hotels at Hot
.' .Springs, Ark.'.,' , .
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1 Oem. Fitzhuoh' Lee returned to
' . Jacksonville, Fla.,, Saturday; ,from
..Washington.. The (General stated
that the Seventh Corps would go to
Havarm "aborrt'Oetober 1
ui H(!T, Konir
state tnat the
surge ftt "eader,
Aguinaldo; is giving no trouble now,
but that the attitude of the Span
iards is somewhat arrogant.
'TftB frftditijj) palmers' of 'Germany
take the position that Spain has only
herself to blame, and that the condi-
. ions imposed by, the United , States
; in;me protucpi are not excessive.
The authorities at Washington
are now . in direct communication
,with Dewey and Merritt, the cable
between Hong-Kong and Manila
having been pat In full -working or
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Tjiere is still a chance, it is said,
lor the First' Tennessee to go to the
Phillippines.' All now depends on
Gen. Merritt, and if he needs any
more troops the Tennessee boys will
be among those to go to his assist
ance. The Naval Board of Construction
will recommend to Secretary Long
the building of three thirteen-thou-
sand-ton battleships with eighteen
knots ppeedj three armored, six pro
tetetf u-nd six unprotwtdd' 'cruiserai
at a cost of $32,000,000.
Ar'FAiKsat Santiago are, rapidly
getting ' into'bett'er1 shape. The
Military Governor has put an end to
the charging bf ' extortiouate prices
for food, hut the difficulties over the
carncyJcbntinue, Santiago work
men begin to insist on being paid in
Aiierkart Uiuney. ,,;;,;';; ; ' ,s :
, ,,A MESiV-Uilaw firm has prepared
. aii' elaborate opinion for the County
Court Clerk and the Sheri if -elect of
Shelby'count'yVln "which the Este
teb.j! which makesa great aviug
VtaJ(hViaUf iJs olicl?fj4i!0'als,. is
eral dillerent reasons.
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The stars and stripes were form
ally hoisted bvef Honolulu on Aug-.
ust.?, and the great bird of liberty
gathered'tlie young1 pickahiny un
der its protecting wings amid Im
pressive ceremonies. Hawaiian,
"political socities.httvoinde pro
test agaiust..theannexatiou of the
,,,,,, island, declaring. tjiat the consent of
; ,the people was not obtaiued.
' ' ' Akoyal welcome was given Aa
"' 'liral Sampson's victorious fleet
".;,i upon Us, arrival at Ne 'York last
, . Saturday. As the mighty warships'
; 11 sailed up fend down the river the,
1 shdres "ort both sides were1 literally
' packed with people and ' tle ' bands
played, the whistles tooted, and the
flibufeajids olpeple Routed, cheer
' ed and sang- themselves hoarse.
ATENTtDN id naw.beitijr'ldirected
to the reorganization ot the regular
irftirfl Tlfe TnWoitMtWn'' of nw
possessions will necessitate an to
crease to about 100,000 men. An
ofllclal ;; of the Var ' D?i?artment
states that a lartre majority of the
.volunteer, privates want to() be rxius
tered out of .the service. The de
partment is in receipt of petitions
from entire regiments and from hun
dreas of individual soldiers who
want tooult the service' riow that
there is no chance for fighting. ,
pKKMiriii'pAfiAs-r.W claittV, as set
forth 1 iii1' Madrid dispatches, that
)ip.aln.wiTlrexpfct. indemnity for all
Vbv'ernmedt ipKettt,'.- buildings,
larracVs. fortifications? . etc., in
.' 'Cuba," Poirto.,icQ'n,i,ffeewhere
has excited much oinmntu,g
cli'A'iirino- the diffifult tUlPStioilS tO b
; treated by tjiS Qifni- 5f
commissions, in omciai quarters
at Washington there is no-disposition
to ,make(i (founjet V
Bagasta's absurd proposition, for
this will be tfonein dtfe .tj.S-
'the commission, and there is no pur-
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to outline trie governments
policy in adfaheii. V
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WILL GOTO i;
That Is Said To Be
FOR THE FIRST;. TEXySSEE
All Troop at San Kraiiclm-o W ill ftn to
llnwa.II to Await th. Wight of Un.
Merritt. 1 helYiint-SHeuii liidertiuard.
San Fkancieoo, Aug. 22 'A tele
gram has been received from the
War Department, r:orderinir jilj the
troops remaining here of i Gen. ,Mer
ritt's to b sent. to Honolulu with at
least four, mouths'; subsistence and
medical supplies, -aud to be; held
there until i. fm tljier . orders.;. The
transports Australia and City of Syd
ney are being cleaned, preparatory
to carrying out tins older. ;
The transports now 'here are the
Scandia. Australia.and Citv jo'f Hvd
ney. and the City of Peking is .due to
arrive from Manila. The troops
which are to be sent to Honolulu as'
a half way station in case they
should 'be needed by Gen. Merritt in
the Philippines, are embraced by
two brigades. 'The - First Brigade
under Gen, Miller, consists of the
Seventh and Eiirht California Vol
unteer Regiments, the Third Battal
ion of California Heavy Artillery,
Troop A or the JVevada Cavalry, and
a detachment or the- hospital corps
1 he reconu Hrlurade now under com
mand of Col. Funstons, i9 composed
of the Twentieth, Kansas, First 'i'eii-
nesee and r ifty-fjirst Iowa, with i
small detachment of Oregon re
The troops under Gen'. King, which
sailed on the Arizona, will be held
at Honolulu to await further.orders.
Gen. King will have immediate coni
mand of the new camp bf mobiliza
tion at Honoli'lu, .subordinate of
course, to Gen. Merriam...
Fli nt Tciinrinre I'mler Guard,
A letter to the Nashville American
from San Francisco says the entire
First Tennessee rpiriment is under
guard, as a result of the row with
negro tlast week, B The row wa-i
causedWa reportithat thw-'tipgro
had killed a Tent)eipseau,and when
" KfiH,U8hd nlo caiiipl with the
newtfttlhi pani-ar1 feclUnesi vf the
boys'gftYe eiyrfsion to a deter
initiefatie8ire,fori-frene:e. The ne:
ro w9'W)tf 4f'n hfe liouse, which
tbasoUierj.aUack'iiLaaid. ...RpjiBi d er-
ablv damaifed, and they also inflict
ed sllirht inhales on Uhe person of
the negro. After quiet had been re
stored, it. developed, that the 'felines
sean had been only, sliglity , hurt
instead of killed, and theu the boys
were sorry for their breach ofdiscip
line. "Although" part of the regiment
did not take part in the row, tnw
whole regiment is under grfard and.
an investigation i bping (Hrried on
and it may g'o hard with some of the
boj ft' ' ' ' ' 1 '
COMPAR.CTITE M All LOSSES.
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'VpanianU- ,. A irtxijiil'l.v t'4,'100
i t-- .KUlc.i) sJ ,"",r.''","t
' Ofnctal tables on the total killed
and wounded on eaoh pulo since the"
war Was declared have . not been
compiled' and probably; will i not be
for montlw ycf. i' rom tne Deso sour
ces obtainable -the :tabjes will ap
proximate the following figures: '
At .v.annn: ... T ., .,( T( -
Americans killed .... .....Jr. :..-.v -.'..'
Americans wundi(. ..V. ;
SpaniIi killed ....
Spanish wounded :.....!...'. tii")
-.Atsanuago; . , , v -.'..-4
Amerioans killed r altevward ' - '
died of wound l ueeiyed.ln battle, y!i
Amerieans wounued, . . , . . ..... l&ii .
Spanish killed l$-
Spanish woiiuded.. .'. ..i. .......... . 2,000.
The Amerfcaiis" 'Subtiquei!ltly lopt
(h Chb'a from yeliow'felveY and camp
disease, fcdlar as can be told now, 20U.
-In ; -other '' Cuban '"engagements:
American" killed,1 85'; Aniericans
wounded, 116; Kpuhfch ' killed, 31)0';
Spanish wounded, 1 "
Total Americans killed or died, 503."
wounded, J.'lOS. '. ' " . ,
. Total Spanish, k 1114 or" dle, 2,200;
wounded, 3,025. 4 .,.'." ' ,...',
No attempt Js made in the Ameri
can list of dead to include those who
(Jied in camp after the mobilisation'
of the state troot8 and volunteers'.
These number scores, but the official
tables must be awaited before they
can be given' accurately.' ' At the
worst, though, the total American
dead will not exceed 't00 Chicago'
JOHN HENKY "FLOPS.''
Ue anil Two Other, I'ouulUt Stale ( oni
, j uiitteiwen. .
NashvIlivK, Tkni.; August IS.
Wheu the Btate Executive Commit
tee met to-day to complete Hs organ
ization a surprise was sprung in the
shape of the resignation of three
memberswhich left the committee
without ft quorum, aud the commit
tee adjoorued ' until Heptembnr 1.
The members resigning'were J, H.
McDowell, W. J. Flatt and T. J.
a i cvi u it thov t'lv mJF
ItWiiiilffrtfie" jiniiSttfeibllHy .of
bringing about the reforms for which
we have heretofore labored, with,
the party in its present disintegrated
a4 iwatfeptfHl Joudition, and hav
ing determined to support the Hon.
fientivn' MeMHIi.n for Odvernor of
Tenfif-'see! We feel 'that' fhe honra-:
ble cuu' to pursue first to resign,
and we hereby tender to you 'our
res ign.tt Foi." " :"
COLUMBI A, TENNESSEE
. HONZ, V. EAVtNU; OF UiUS,
Vil(lret the Followi.iK Clrculun' Lrllrr
... to Voter tf tli In JMxtriflt. .
Pl'LASiff. Tejtn., July 23. 1898.
"Denr'nir:! earnestly solicit your
personal influence and 'vote-1 for the
no m i n a tl on ki t h e "" Deforce ra t i o c a u -didate
from this- Congressional' dis
trict. ' ' ' ' '
Tt is qultw popsible that you are
not well acquainted with me person
ally, 'and will therefore pardon the
'following references' fo myself. I
was horn and reared In your neigh
boring county of Marshall, and I am
fifty-four' year of ge.' I worked on
faim and went to the country
schools. At the' breaking out of the
late war I enlisted in the Confeder
ate service at th age ' of seventeen".
rose'frbm tRe'"ran'k : to ' ah official'
position; Commanded two Companies
of Marshall county boys, (as gallant
as' evpr fired a gun,) at Chicka-
inaugH,' was'wounded -in that flght,
was mentioned' by the coihman'ding
oflicer fiir "bravery on the field, was
ca'ptned'iii front of Petersburg', Va.,
sent to Morris' Island in front of
Charleston and placed under'the Are
of our own guns .along, with Capt.
Janies"Polk and others, from 'Maury
Ppuuty, and. was kept in ctose cou
fl'n pine. tit ; reached home frbrn' pYison
at Fort Deleware about June; 26, 1805
theii tp the University of 'Virginia.
In 1871 I,' came to Pulaski,1 taugnt
school 'and studied law and have
lived hereBltice.' Have been sent to
lup.cpitlLK oeiijlto ittiir, wan runanci
one term, h ive presided over Demo-
critic ponve'ntlotis from' District to
State, iii these and other places of
trust I have tfied to cbnduct' my
self a one whb 'remembered his ac
countability ' and appreciated the
trust. In uublic and Private I have
tried co'bo demean myself as to be
worthy of confidence at all times
and in all.places, and to be fond In
full possession of all my ; faculties.
My loyaltv to the' party has ' been
shown. by the repeated canvasses
iade by me for the ticket, ftpd faith
ful servive for twenty-six years, al
ways willingly given. . "
Upon all matters of public concern
I have tried to do my duty as a citi
zen, and have tried to be of service
to other people as well as my own.
In matters of education I have taken
It has been my pleasure often to
support. Maury county candidates
for nominations. Gen. W. C. Whit
thorne had no more ardent friend in
all of his campaigns but one. ,
i If in tryiug to select the man who
best tills your idea of what a Con
gressman should be in all particulars
from: the standpoint of legislative
experience, party service and. inau
tier of life, jou make choice of me, I
will be grateful , and try to. prove
worthy of your good opinion and de
serving of your active work and in
fluence in my behalf. If I do not
pbssess these three requisites I do
not ask your yote, for they' ouht to
be the baslg of every vote.
: Very respectfully yours',v '
';'V ':lVi.:' ";
' TWO MEN KILLED.''
J'oHilrr Mill riant Blown tp Ahove Cliat-j
tanooa. i v
.Chattanooga, Aug. 22. At S oclock
this mbrnipg an explosioucjccnrred
in the plant of the Chattanooga Tow
der Coinpany.'at Ooltewah, Tenn.,
eigrteen-in'ife ubove ' Cinttanooga,
killing two tnen a'nd injuring slight
ly a number of others. The men
killed were" Lucian B. Eakin and
'Harlari Medesk'e, bo'th wjiite tnen of
" 'Pile cause of the explosion js not
known and probably ' will not be.
Thfe building in which the explosion
occurred. -Which was the largest of
sbVeral in ue'catlht 'Are' itti medi
ately after the efxploslbn' and burned
to the rou"rrd". The loss will be only
about $0,000.1 '
BKi OFFICIAL SilAKE-L'P.
Sweeptiigr Olrlclal t'liangen at Nanhvllle
' I Col. CoTyar lalii)ant. H . .
'NA'shvliiLE; Tenn-., Aug. '18. The
long expected Bhalte-up in the police
and bther departments came to-day
and was even more sweeping than
wa anticipated. Lieut Henry Cur-
Ten was made Chief of Police, vice
Hldebottom, who was made .detect
ive. Lieut. Casteen was roduced to
Hergeant. 8ergant Marshall . and
Patrolman' Cartwright wr made
Lieutenants. Patrolman. Davis was
made-Bergeant.- Detective Dwyer
and Servant PolK were reduced to
ranks. Dr; H. E.Fort was nade Su
per i u tend e n t of . t h e -C i ty . Ho6p i ta 1 ,
vice: Blootnstein., Ferd Kuhn was
made secretary to the board, vice
former Mayor McCarthy. Will Lef
twich was made City Engineer, vice
Southgate, and Felix Hmith, Assist
ant. ; , i ' r ', ',
Col. AiS. - Colyar, whj had at
tempted to pav8idebottom'8 scalp,
by getting up an. indignation meet
ing, became very iudignantover the
change and anuouncet) bis candida
cy for the Btate Senate, .with a view
to changing the city charter.
; , AN USl llEK'SWEHTII
The (ioml fortune of a Vienna Maid of All
v i ' Work' .. : .
Vienna, Aug. 22; Probably', the
greatest change ever wrought by the
turn of fortune's wheel is that of a
.maid-of-allrwork slaving in a Vienna
.tradesman's home at 5 cents a weelv
suddenly becoming tbe heiress of
$10,000,000, .Her father, Ferdinand
Liuke, whom she supposed poor, has
just died. , 41e.wAs the king of Aus
trian usurers, and was a coinicnqjis
pgnra xi, lenna s jwe. ..
Linke started the money-lendin
busings iu,N0,,wi1tUa capitalof
By exorbitaut rates ,of interest,, ,' as
well as hi9 ,cjillpusness( toward
hls vict 'I ins. he, soon a'nl'aBse'd.a for:
tune, and died worth'' over' IIO.OOO,-
FRID Ay 18981
JUDGE ;ni;si!Y ENDORSED. -.
ill Home l'Hiier TliinkH He Would Mk
An IdrHl CoDKrensmun.
; TheUTckjsojQnUH Home Enter
prise of a recent date contains the
following editorial endorsement of
Judge Grigsby, jn.his candidacy for
Congress from this district. To-wit:
'It is with a morsel of rare gratifi
cation that au opportunity again
presents itself lor, us to speak of
j uuge vji iKsuy, wuo is now actively
engaged In' his rtnvas seeking the
Democratic nomination for the hon
or of representing; ihifvthe-Seventh
Congrussioual. District, la Katroual
Congress. Indeed, it is always wu
rare satisfaction . to speak publicly
of any individual who by h'f exem
plary citizenship, noble acts and
generous deeds - has 'won- the ap.
plause and admiration of a free peo
ple. .tSueh are tlje commendable'
achievements 'of 'Judge .Grigsby,
and of such "we 1 are ' "gratified to
speak. A eon of one wt Tennessee's
first and foremost families, he in
herits the necessary qualifications
for successful Jeii4wh.ip, and the
ability .Ml UCretiWO1 exercise it
iu the right direction. Educated in'
me elate s uesc institutions, ana as
sociatea all his life with the coun
try's ablest men, these acquirements
have had the very best opportuni
ties of cultivation; and such advuu
.ages have by no means been stight
eirrHe"nc, -a3"citl2en,no m&tt was
ever uior.a dasiBablt's aounsellori
no one was ever more" exemplary.
and emcieiitTas a judge upon the
bench, none can excel himi and for.
the Seventh. District' next Congres
sional Representative; he . is tbe ideai
man, go proven by years of efljeieut
service to. bU people. and ..his . couu'
try, -. .-. j j .: ! j... .-'t ,r : ,
'Reports from all ;over the .. dis
trict concerning bis race, are most
encouraging to say. i the .least, ., and
there is one thing certain that who
ever wins the honor over him - will
accomplish . what, now .appears to
bo an utter impossibility. NVhy
shouldn't it be thui2- With this
record as a citizen, a barrister and a
jurist, tile public can demand no
stronger proot ot nis superior excel
lence and true worthiness. Sound
upon every measure, he is the neer
of any man in Tennessee, we care not
who lie is. On the subject of na
tional finance, he is au uncompro
mising advocate of t e people's
HgOts, the rree ana unlimited ' coin
age of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1,
and believes that the money of the
Constitution should be restored to
its rightful plaJe as the money of tin
people. If elected to a seat in Con
gress, the interests or the' common
people will have a bold and fearless
advocate in-Judge Grigsby. 1 This
they certainly realize; and are leav
ing no stone untlinved tb1 secure his
nomination'. Let every "Democratic
voter do his duty and the tea-use of
Democracy will triumph." , , .
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M i LITA K V- Oil t PATIOX. i .
fill',. '. I 'l ' I 1,0. Ill I.) ,;;
JFor'lg" Oulnlon Loud in rU of Ainrr
I ; t'au iCoiuinnler')icllop-, v
London, Augi(. 22.-Th -Manila
correspiindenti of- the i Daily . iTele-
graph in a dispatc1 dated
says : 1 1 1 :.-. 1 1 -.. ,i ,
ben.- Merritt: hnsii.proclaimedi a
governmeiit of military occupation.
The news of the armistice -arrived
oii'the-K.th. It is feared that tie.
Americans may restore the rhiup-j
pines to Spain and thus ire-inaugurate
a frefli period, of . tyranny, ex
tortioti and rebellion. . . .The Spanish
guaranteesor freedom of the, press
and religion and for justadministra
tion,are ustleser under foreign super
vision. i- . .Vl V
The JVmericans found $800,000 in
the Spanish, treasury. ,. .
Foreign opinion is loud in prafs
of the action of the American com
manders in excluding armed rebels
from the-eity I'Dtiere is good reason,
to believe that thejr, firmness saved '
Manila from pillagp v , ,
, A.weeli Jiifo.her appeared to be a
possibility of cbllisiciu,, with, the r,e
bels, but the-e -id no ,daner now..
Everytjiing is,. quiet.,, A, ,
; OFFICLAL C OGTpt XJlp '
' ' '.! I 'j.S !$ 1 :i .i I
Extended ,to Jleey iiJ 5rrltt by. Fret-
i v dewtyMcJtJnley..., , (
Wa3inxn, Aug. 2l-rPrepident
MeKinley- to-night oablecj Admiral
Dewey and Geo. Menitt his aud the
nation's congratulations upon their
capture of Manila, j i l
.The text.of . (the ;.djspatch to Ad
miral Dewey, is as ; follows:
Executive Mansion; Washington,
Aug. 21. Admiral -Dewey, Manila.
Beceiyelor yourself iind the ofllcers,
sailors and marines of your com-
mandV.my thanks 'apd congratula
tions atid ifiose of the nation for . the
gallant conduct all have again so
conspicuously displayed. ; '
. "Vu McKtxLkyV,
Following U'the text of the dis
patch tb'dener-l Merrlttf"
Executive Mansion, Washington
Aug 2t;-MaJ,Oen.! Merritt, Ma:
llria."'. In my own behalf and for the
nation I tender yoti Snjl the 'officers
and mcn'of ypiif coiVimand sincere
thanks and congratulations Tor the
conspicuously gallant conduct dis
played in your campaign; " ' '
. Wf.' Mt'KlS'LK,Y.
7T1I tONliRESSIONAL' IHSTRIL'T.
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Cox, ttoiitngue anil GrigKhy Spak .in
I.awrf nif lMirjf.
LAWRKN'cF.BflW',' Atlg. 21. Col. X-.X,
Cox, John Montague and Judge W. J.
(irigsby, candidates for. the Iiemocratio
hotninatton for Vnfe from this dis
trict, spnlceliera yestordayo The aVtru-ment-betweeu
tV)l. .'o..:aiid Mr. Monta-.
gue gjew.v'f i'V: waj iu at tinier, bile
3udgti viiigsby' sp:fJi was in a jocu
lar Vein, aud put thp crowd in a good
humor! tK, IINrghes, 'of 'Columbia, in
a ff ww'et-'chipen i'rird' fiut-'the name
of Hn'. V". X: WhiJthom (-who i at
nent iln Cnltfornm. being. Ca fit a in tt
Company K First Tenrwssee.lU'eiment )
betore the people. special .,;ui th
Among the Emoarking-
TKEM'IIE.-i FILLEtt WITH ' DEAD, !
Auil Olliprn are Barely Able to Move The
Ht;hU on t lie Ioi' Bring Fearp to Ilie
Hyen of the Ainerlcaii SoldlnrH. i '
An' Associated Press 'c'orres'pon-
dent. writing from Santijigo Aug. ,
gives the following account Of the
pitiful state of alrairsamohgthe em
barking Spanish prisoners "at that
'To-day the tirtof onr SpHiiish pris
oners wer-e put on. hoard . t tie transports
we nave.nirt'd to tKe inein lumie. , Ten
tbousand of these ;nni have been in
camp for more than three weeks, just
outride ' T li e citv' limits. Tliev -vfre
muoh nearer to the palace than oiirown
nibn, they were our: prisoners, hiu! we.
o and. all. avoided the. rouds that led
near their cmnos because o'- XUu vile
odors that arose therefrom.
"Tn-ciaV -as the Spaniards - Passed!
tnroiiirir tiie citv oir the : wav ;to the i
docks we sawaightB that brought Jei
t( the eyes of.inwn wljo are not, -readily,
moved fo tears. Down on the docks iii
a narrow strip of shade from a. .ware
house some two hundred' Spanish sol
diers waited orders, to ' move onto ih'
lighter which wrrnld convey them to
th lunch talked.t of: Spanish hospital
sliip Ahoante.. ,
" 1 hese men, were thin and of sickly
pallor, hollow-cheeked,' weak and, thin.
've are the well men who have
hroonht the sick into town on lighters,"
thev explained.. - ' i
. "Down on the wharf being, loaded on
the steam liKliter liessie w ere 1o.uk: Hues
of stretchers, each with itspitifm liui--
den. I' aces that looked like death-heads.
every line from he skull marked on the
yellow skin, protruding teeth over
"which lips would, not ,cl-e. One man
grasped in a claw thathad crushed then.
three American bird tack. Others hSd
rood inaaen unaer tneir scant covering.
Their weight was as nothing, et four
well men Staggered under the hurdeii
of one stretcher.
''Down the city- streets oame -other
processions of stretchers. Vanquished
and sick, weak, pitiful, moaning, stag
gering, they drifted into town ail day
long. When the citv surrendered the
prospective return to Spain brought jov
to many hearts; the fuliillinent ol i lie
promiba v. as sad.
"Ten American ambulances have been
detailed to help carry in those unable to
walk, aud we have erected tents on M(
dock where the sick can wait till the
lighter is ready for them.
Not a laiiip, limit tirHvTHiit.
' "It was not a camp out there,' fid a
Spanish oihopr, "it. was i a graveyard.
Jietweeu two and three hundred ,'ent
into me, noBpiiai latiy. it Ku iinl a
hospitalthere w,ia',oo medkihe, ihere
were uo. attendants. ' Forty ;ncii were
dying evpry day and the trenches are
full of the dead. 'W e have 'saved ou
many a'n for passage money to -.pinn.
L'heunip'has been nearer lmll Uiau
anything iQ the, -a ar. .. There re H.uoii
out there .vet j qnly a,thoiisand cunie in
to day, nut thev Won't last long. I')y
sentery I'amp li.vscntcry we' Cull UV
and it ts worse than Ilie plaguo, is car
rying them olTi' , , -.4
'A, whito-haired .ollicer, with Ftars
and baids on hi sin'Vcr, l.ul so unu
aud ,eaK and pale lh;.t ))0 looked more
like a skeleton . than a inan,' walked
down the wharf, h'npportcd by iiis wife,
who was as much in nerd of suppi.i t an
he liiinself.-Ovpr a lonse board thev
both tripped and fell. ; 'I'liei-j are two
young children in the party, vho cry
ainitfiontiuuously, -Fjnahy they ail
got on board, thy womoii to, spend ten
uayu uu a H'tjiiy, Horrible irpop sinp
There are' many ' women going thu-j
wives of otlicurs who cannot pay for a
passage.' ' ' 1,1
''Tliese Spanish troop siwps. bid fair to
rival old- tune sjava-- iu Uie mihwv and
ufferingijthat will b ooii nod, .within
iuvu siu.es on mo voyage uack to pam.
"Our own soldiers were sic.' but the
Condiiion'of the Spaiilar'ds Is 1hi 'many
times worse that our men bom strong
and heajthy , compared to them. The
Spaniards Were "not in this condition
when they moved to, their death camp
Just threoi weeks agOb . . . :
1 Jiiist, how far we are obliged to pro-,
vjdecare for a vanquished fue is'a (pies
tlon now being discilssed la this town.
Kvery'one admits ' and ; has admitted
that the Spaniard"'has; been a good
enemy, a good tighter! and the Ameri
cans who took off tlieiriatf toiSpanish
ollicera uu the 17th of July did; so with
true homage to brave mcu. As tbe piti
ful lines of Spanish prisoner, siajfger
through the streets of this city for the
neit week 'or so, feebly stepping
out of the' way of pedestrians,' lookiug
fearfully at rattling carts and In sad
contract to our etTong . men iu brown,'
the Americans who, see them ..will be
inclined to again - uncover their
head, prompted fey the same feeling
of homage to brave men."
Garwood'sSarsapamila iorthe blood
--guaranteed to care; :A. B.Kainb.
DiMiigii for the Nation' Gift to
Hero ..of Manila U .Selected.
. W'AsuiioTfix, Aug. 22. The desire for
the memorial sword the (ioveTiiment is
to present to Admiral liewey, according
to act of Congress, was liaally deter
mined upon to-day by the .committee
having the subject in charge. A great
many designs have been submitted,
some of them showing much artistic
beauty. The One selected was sub
mitted by Tiffany Ar Company, of New
York. The design is less ornate than
sotneoflhe others, ..lta m irked char
acteristic is its simpl and solid ele
gance,. The hilt , of the, sword, bs
originally subtplUed showed an eagle's
head, but this was changed "to a piatn-'
ana sonu, nui nigniy traced coim handle.
Thefclftde Is "Damascened," Iming sub
jected to that process by wrich the
famous Jianiasous blades', wore made.
One.side of the, blade bears the - inscrip
tion; "The, gift, of th? .liHtiou. to Hear
Admiral tieorge 1'ewcy, L", S.. N iu
memory of the viclorV'at' Alan fit Uav,
May 1, is.'-,." n " , '.
The wahard iS of dark blue 1'amas-
qeuofl miiali W ith tracery of gold. ...
- ... . " : 7T
iryou.want the news, ,'. . ,
1' ' SabscribeTor the
kuyal aiaket the toot pure... ,
wholeiomc and dtticlou.
. ,"' 1 '"-.:.3
"V ui'. tl
HOVl pt'hfl POWOf H CO., NFW KUMK.
HON. Z. W. KWIXi.' v
IVIiHt the Viiyitehnrii I'itIiihip lla to
' .iy Ahont iiitn'.-' "'; ; "
Hon. Z. "W. Kwing, wl)t)e a,--ii'-'Ucement
aopi'tirs iu thtseoliuniis
Lc Uiaking a vigorous c;nvask fr
Coiigrejss in thiii Y,it .liitiiiUi Mr.
R whijjjii'w ell jnd favorably known.
hi ltJany'Af oVrVealt rs und has m-iny
ti ieiids in this county,' ha y 1 ti g n pre
sented this (listrictlti the State Sen
ate several years nu'o, wb'ert hei K
elected Speaker, and gained a .wiife
)read repu'iition in that body ;
presiding olHcr. Jfe is a lawpr of
ability and :C man 0T '; his If. Juoral.
character, whose integrity as a man
is unimpeachable and a man of un
questioned capacity, and well quali
fied for the position he seeks.
1 Mr. Eving was a gallant sold'frof
the Ooitfederucy, and aftt-J the hard-
fought struggles of the CO. were'l'ver,
he took his stand in the rank's of
Southern citizenship that has stood
out &o prominently in the upuuild-
Ltpg. of. a shattered country.
on tm.n ii, -o inwy er nun it finii-pf-
nian, he is worthy of your sunrage,
"d he wJU iippr.ciatn your support
in the primary on rtept! 24th. -NV ay
"REVENUE OF A JILTEil WOjt.VV.
Iufrrr'uptl a, UVdJIni t-
to Fxliaft all
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There was a dramatic wedding hero
to day, in-which Miss Lucille Johnson,
a riyal of the bride, played the star part.
The contracting parties, I 'owning liuck
ner and Miss Kannie lleid, were at her
inercy, and before she would allow the
ceremony t proceed she made Huckner
sign a paper proinisi ng to marry her IU
case Miss Held should die or bedivornfil
Announcement of the immediate miw
nano oi Mr. ISuckner and MMs'Ul'iCI as
made several weeks ago. Tha-pi'tpnl-jve
grcoin and his party v. rern the
churcU and kU wasjin readiiiess. After
'Vitlfiifg ?ev Val hours for tin! .brides w ho
came not, they were infornn .1 that she
lia l decided not to m;ti ry und had just
hoarded 4 train for Sr . Iloltis,
"She remained there ! until shi9 heatd
that Mr. l'.nckticr wus prcp.irlirg h let
to the altar iu ner st. iui .mi- iicnie
Joiinso.i,a li.itterrival. N'1hii Mi Kent
heutd tins she on me to CoJoiu'liaon the
liist train ami told Hues iu-r ah was
ager to many him at nit. Miss .lohn
soii'was pidiiiptly forsai,ni and ttMr
marriage of Uuchner io' fi :Vt 'Hrst U'
w as .act for to day.- ' -
The ehtrrHi wis-tilled 'ulv .ffiemls
u iii' 11 Mf. Ijnc'kner ano V' Und ap
pearod before lii'v. W. T. ( i.-liurn to imve
l lie cer'inony performed.. 1 lie .rteigy
inan, iitnluail of begiuuingi tilt , j-f rx i;t;,
tlnew live giieol into.it panio 'by an
nouncing tnat olijccLion has-been male
to the weddlng sml lie'coiild not, thti
fore, perforin Ihc 'premoTiy. ' '
While the excitement," was at 1
height, His',.lobiiMiu ai'puai-fd. aimJ
coolly announced iha sha whs, -the one
who had maiie ohjeetiori in the weddiii;..
Slie declared thai sho had h prl,'r claim
upon Mr. Hiirkner and did not ptopst
to see aU' tber voiual get.'htiiu
Friends interceded, and af. l?st Mlrfu
Johnson agretni to. w ithdraw Ink o--sition
to the. wedding, provftled lt.
HucKner would ign paper pimisii1i
to marry her at oiu'i in case or the death
of or divorce Irorli his' tlrst wffe. Tin
paper was signed by M.r.' .iiuokVher and
then the wedding "pnicfedvil.-r"0'1!!!-bia
i Mo.) anecial to Hie i;li.:gi 'I'lirlei
llera'id. ' " y "
CAIIM At K'S 'IH'IMIMiNT.
Soil !ta Oiif, lint Ihat llm-in'r1 t'luitgrr
. ,, Maltrrn at all. , .
Nd CarmacU 'li-ts" an opponent
dowii In ihe. Tentji, .',but,;i;t'ii thtr
following -dispatch . bent upio llit
Nashville American from MettiphU.
it appears that youbg iVniiciatic
statesman has this all IiUowh way:
"Mkmphih, August in. As a marmot
recognition, that carried not hiiig npre
than rieeting local notoriety-tor - long,
life of rigorous loyalty to h'U party, tlie-KepblioH's-f
this district t.i-day'.nonv-inateil-J.
W A'crnon to stand before K.
W.i'armack for dmolitj)u vJa he Con
gressional race. Vernorf say r,'ll tiwv-
paign the best he know hoWiT
r.' "Aftt ilViitAvi iff I-5S WiPfnmtnenoed t.
fill, ami tunic. I grav r.-iimiiy. 1 nimniriwd
t -i:-,! ri TH TltX. T!n'si-uli becuMie lii-al'Jiwr
a ,.t Mrn naural e".fry day. N'w I hav m
noi-if tine hr-'wn hx:ra!l,.tr ni) b".n1at'tti
an i'ir!ia:id a half in lenffh My tiure i
t, bwsnise the nr lilr are lim. t
r.HV r had rrrr Inxwiant runr. -pH in my
j . rh. It Is as thick oa my ha'tt-'lay it.
vt-r w. and rrrirria iliJ'lt.' ' ' M
Mr. M;LAWHo.a! Hnmlltofi.,Arfr
si- r - TCnTitiTnt iZ- r rs
l.-'-l f li OB. W nii t-nn.pon Wl1h"4"r t.i'f s.i
M4 tiliittrMnf:..ti Ct-n -rh , porMt of tinr,uml
(Wil hrnr,'nt ih wnrkl. Pott T) r". ttnr.. ntm
. frT. -aii U"f K frrtm Uia4ni-i U"?,
I k Ao 4 1
ra cv w ,w is u rni''