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Ketimi Amy OftUvr Tolls of the Filtration OITIWK at l\n Tampa. No System Observed in Getting Aboard and Very Little in Leaving. Lack of Ambulances at the Front. Improper Food For Invalids oil Shipboard. renditions at Cliiekanianr:i Criti cized by Some of the Army Physicians. WASHINGTON. KG V. 3.—The war in vestigating commission hel$ a session here for the purpose of hearing the testi mony of Mai or Henry Roineyij. a re tired army officer. He said that heTiail as]$el at the beginning of thf* war for a military assignment to go to the front in his capacity as an officer, hut it was ^refused mid he then went an a coj£$"» "•poudent of tv weekly newspaper. His testimony covered the embarkation of troops at Port Tampa, and the campaign in Cuba. He said that when he went to Port Tampa, the batik of the canal there was covered with troops. He had wanted to go over with Twelfth infantry which was his old regiment, but no one could tell him where his regiment was to be found. He ak*-d a staff officer and sev eral others for this information but no one knew, nor did anyone appear to know on what vessi-ls any of the partic ular commands w»-re to embark. There was a great confusion, as a consequence of which a part of a command would go on one vessel and a part on another, and tiie commands were in some cases sepa rated from their stores. He had seen no order for the systematic embarkation of troops and he had heard it said that they were told to go aboard helter skelter. Inadequate Preparation*. When asked to express an opinion as to the preparations for disembarkation, the witness hesitated, saying that to do so would involve criticim of his supe rs -rs. The commissioners insisted npon a reply, and Mr. Romeyn said that he did not think the preparation was such a« it should have been. "There was." he said, "a lack of surf boats, and also of order and of prepara tion for landing. When the landim was undertaken, th^ troops left th -hips indiscriminately, parts going at ne time, and other parts at other tinn He told of the effort to tow two light ers over to Cuba, but said that one was 1 st and that it was the general impres sion that it was lost 011 purpose because it retarded the process of the fleet. Ii response to a question from (reneral McCook. Major Romeyn said that whilt it was difficult to land anything, ambn lances and wagons could have been land ed as easily as the artillery. He had only one ambulance at the front at th* battle of El Caney. and it was not used -nveyinir the wounded to the rear speaking of other incidents of this battle lie saiil there was general surprise that in inflated balloon had leen carried at the head of the attacking column, thu indicating to the Spaniards the exac •cation of the troops, lmt lie did not know at whose orders this bad beta Iirtie*t He Ever taw. He said the ut town of Siboney wriswith exception the dirtiest place he He had been a patient in the hospital, and said there ad teen no neglect of patients by the tnedical attendants at this hospital, or the hospitals for the wounded. Ho had known surgeons in the latter hos pitals to work 60 hours without cessa tion. Why did they not have more sur geons:" asked Colonel Denby. The witness said he could not answer. Lack of GWMI Food and Water. Major Romeyn said lie had come north as a convalescent with many other convalescents 011 the transport Concha, and he criticized the provisioning of the vessel in severe terms. Many of the men wen: compelled to .sleep on board hunks without blankets or pillows, and with no covering at night except the otton uniform they wore during the day. "The water was offensive to both -ight and smell,'' he said, "and the jgeneral hospital, Lexington, was asked i regarding the sanitary condition of Camp Thomas where he was brigade surgeon. Dr. Mearns condemned the water supply at Camp Thomas because I there was typhoid fever there. The or der to boil drinking water was generally obeyed when boilers could be procured. Major William Cogsvell. surgeon of the Eighth Massachusetts, said that when his regiment reached Chattanooga, jit jvas kept in the freight yards J8 hours, and it took them then four hours to be transported to the park: that the men went two wedes without fresh meat, thevr Health Was Thus Greatly impaired and a large number were taken sick. Dr. Cogswell attributed the typhoid to the water, milk and lemonade drank by tlie men. He said that the clothing and blankets belonging to men who died of typhoid were brought back without having been washed or boiled, and used by other men of the regimeijt. He men tioned other abuses, too degrading to write, which he said were reported to the higher authorities without action being taken. Dr. Thomas C. Chalmers, captain and assistant surgeon of the Twelfth New York, who saw six weeks' service in Porto Rico, testified that at Chicka inauga his regiment could not only not get medicines, but could not even get blanks to make requisitions for them. dust a Week After Marriage. KANSAS CITY, NOV. 3.-—Mrs. George ear. a popular young sin iety woman, ommitted suicide by firing a bul let into her brain. The tragedy oc uiTed just a week after the young woman's mairiage. Her friends are ut terlv at a to assign a cause. viser. Cloth binding 31 stamps. had ver seen in his life, and that 110 effort was made to clean it up before the fever broke out. There was a deficiency of proper food at the fever hopitals, and the cooking was generally poor. Any lie in this hospital was liable to con tract yellow fever. food was poor and scanty, none being pro vided especially for convalescents. The meat was canned and inferior and much of the hardtack moulded." He also stateiPWit there was only one physician on board the vessel, and that he was a convalescent. Six men had died on the way up, and Major Romeyn expressed the opinion, in response to a question from Captain Howell, that with pr per attention and good food the lives of at least some of these men could have been saved. He said he was unable to place the responsibility for the neglect, bnt that the captain of the vessel had itated that when he made application to go to Jamaica for fresh food and water before starting on the voyage from San tiago, the request was refused. THE WATEE CONTAMINATED. Tentlmoiiy HejjardiiiK the Supply atCnlck HltlHIIgH. LKXi.vrm»Jf, Ky., Nov. H—Before the War inquiry board Dr. Edward A. Heurntj. surgeon in charge of Giljbs' A Cool and Refreshing Glass of ,W. F. G103SI, V* How frequently a woman this question! How much thought and study she devotes to it! It is natural. A woman hates to think that she is growing day hv day less charming and attractive and youthful to her husband's eyes than in the days of courtship. A woman may always retain her charms and the vivacity and freshness of youth if she will take the proper care of her health. A tremendous percentage of ill-health in women is due to weakness and disease of th'* distinctly feminine organism. I)r. Pierce's Favorite Prescription is an unfail ing remedy for all disorders of this nature. It allays inflammation, heals ulceration, stops debilitating drains and soothes and tones the nerves. It preserves in a woman all the charm of healthy youth. Thou sands of women have testified to its mar velous merits. Favorite Prescription is sold by all re spectable dealers in medicines. Deal only where you are honestly treated. Any store keeper who tries to give you a substitute for what you demand i« not treating you honestly and you should take your trade elsewhere. For nine years I have suffered with falling of internal orsjans," writes Mrs. Mary Williams, cf Raleigh, Wake Co.. X. C. Box i/,). I was trouMed with bearinsr down pain®. I had indi gestion and female weakness and nervousness. 1 could not slejp at night. I was constipated and had urinal trouble. The doctor here said that no medicine would reach my disease. Dr. Pkrc^'s Favorite Prescription. 'Golden Medi cal Discovery' and 'Pleasant 'Pellets' have cured me." An every-day necessity in the home. A good home medical work. Send 21 one- cent stamps, to cover mailing only, to the World's Dispensary Medical Association, PutTilo. N. Y.. for a paper-covered copy of Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical l'o#tponcd to Nov. 10. WASHINGTON, NOV. 1.—The meeting in this city of the Canadian-American commission to settle differences between the United States and Canada has been postponed until Nov. 10. Maine Heavy llattery Sails. BOSTON, Nov. 1.—The transport Mis sissippi. with Tour batteries of the First Maine heavy artillery, sailed at 7 a. 111. for New Y01U, en route for Savannah and probably Havana, ft HftyKiivf) foiivMfr. A dose or two of Foley's Hooey aud Tar will prevent an attack of pneumonia grip or severe cold if taken in time. Cures coughs, colds,liigrippe, hoarseness difficult breathing, whooping cough, in cipient consumption, asthma or bron chitis. (Jives positive relief iu advanced stages of consumption, asthma or bron chitis. Guaranteed, V "How Do I Look ln~AJAX Ad LIVE Wl JEWEL FOR COAL OR WOOD. Soil fy Mil ALU BROS. This stove is tho very best on th© market. Air-tight con struction throughout heavy, durable fire-pot large ash-pit close to floor handsome burnished nickel trimmed. hen ordered for hard coal or wood, this stove has a check register in the upper section of the feed-door when ordered for soft coal it is provided with a hot-blast down draft, which is attached te the same section of the feed-door. This down draft supplies the upper portion of the fire-pot with a con stant current of oxygen. The oxygen becomes heated in its descent and enters the fire-pot in a swirling blast, mixing in stantly with the gases and smoke, and effecting a combustion that consumes them, while it adds materially to the heating power of the stove. We also carry an immense stock of heavy and shelf hard ware. The public is cordially invited to call and inspect goods «nd get our pricos. FRANK SMITH. HY NOT PATRONIZE F1LLEI i OF THE! MADISON Steam Laundry? They do excellent work. Do not send your work away from home when you can get better servioe at home. Fuller & Thompson. iiBuSDiiSi!iiiii«iiiininiiiU]i(^unniuinufu!ii"iB!)iinH!nM!nffi!iiiuni!iiwi Real .Estate, Loans i ranee. MM Ml inner: mm mmmBrnvBsm 4 'TIVK'S i'^1 ri, AJA\ TABLETSI*O- Kj -J 1.1, S -uti s *.» v ,J '»uvj *r cM i. 4 Lo*t W..:. t.t a maa forn' j'! in :,I1 IT Jv-n-j.:, hm b-isicf or nt .: r:njte ar.d Cau'atn^tiflu Jn«cnity »:i T!:-:rv'a xJirv* irrinti in ,in'«v rtiPi.. unj f-llnr'9 a CliV. wi'-jre ft. I 1..1I f... «»«t uTon h«*iri(t tha (r*nuii» 1 -.V«t.. TV.ej cans! tbou-tnnd* n»l wit:niray«v:. .-i- i a I it:v tr«?n tn pTort u ciirt) ITfl ir. '.~n ffi-.' or retu' 1 ::.i r..om 7. Pr.. 'UJ It ror ix i if .II r«a'1lr-nlur li ttuil. iu f.l.wi: wr.t: -r. n:o»i n ce! of fir". REMEDY CJ. V For Hal** in .HatNlon, MCDONALD BROS. MINNEAPOLIS BEER S BODEGA. Choice Liquors and Cigars. .I.I- k UriiKiclal m.„<p></p>STOVE jniiMii our Is Always Ready at riAWSON, S. I LAND I r*Hy« .*»•«In W»* Not Xurilrrril. SKATTI.K, Nov. The .story oi 11. flerith of (tcor^'e Scala of ('hiea^o is pro In Hi need unfounded by a man here «•),,, w nt up tlie Yukon with Srala. lb |iys s-ila left the steamer Alpha am! T.' iit u] on another Imat. He lias ii let!er from him dated S»-pt„ iW, and h« alleges that domestic troubles are at the bottom of the murder story. C'hatl«»e AHOHIIH-H and the demand for Lake County (arms is increasing. search of a SGood Home in Correspondence Solicited. IIIK Sal*» of |ilrlt« to JH|IRO. PF.OKIA. Ills.. Nov. i.—A solid train of care of spirits has just lx*-n *liill«'l to Ja]»au for tin- ial ^ov enmifiit to lw Uij» il in th»- luanufai turt* of smokeless powder in the K,,v»'i*'un»'nt works. They go by sj^-ial train t» San Fram*ineo. The shipment iu. 1- n* irl 1 .(xxj.txjo gallons. Cortimnnd. HUNTSVII.I.K. Ala.. Nov. A.—Major General (. bailee has assumed command of the Fir-it division. Fourth corps, witli quarters east of Huntsvilie. A squad ton of th* Fifth cavalry will KO to bavannah Tliurhday and embark for l'orto lii(i. Lieutenant Colonel Whit side of th* Fifth cavalry was promoted to a eulumlcy und is now iu of the Tekth cavalry. AT UKATII'M IMM. Bat W*v»'rt l»y boflil'H Kid no |*|||m, 1 ATler all JlentiH 1IK«I Failed. DKTKOIT, MK II., Out .*1.— Mr. .INMES Paisley, of Magnolia avenue, one of our most reputable citizeus, IH a happy man. Things have chan^d in hiH life lately. He is a robust, healthy man to-day. li« oently, he was broken down, a physical wreok. ivead what he says about it. "For two years I was at death's door, brought there by liriffht Disease. L)octoiiB yavt* up trying to cure tne. Medicines did roe no good. Pain and misery was my daily and nightly portion. "A friend persuaded m« to try Dodd's Kidney Pills. The first few doses gave tne heavenly relief. Each succeeding dose made tne better. Two boxes cured me—made me a new man." What Dodd'a Kidney Pills, did for Mr, Pauley, they will do for every other viotirn of Brights Disease. There is IH doubt, no nnoertainty about, their effect They oure every time. If you don't believe test tbem. They'll convince you by ouring you. More business men lose fortune* and social standing by ill-health than all OIHH combined. Kocky Mountain Tea will bring health and prosperity. Is the Basis of All where you can raise Wheat, Oats, Barley, Com, Flax, Potatoes in fact every thine adapted to this latitude, and where you can successfully carry on Dairying & Stock Raising and where your family will have the advantages of. Good Society, Good Schools, Good Church Facilities, thetl come and see me, and I will show you just what you want. if are renting land now, paying $3 to $5 per acre annual rental, will" show you just a5 good land and sell it to you at what you will pay out in rental, where you are, in three years, and will give you easy terms of payment. If you want a good location in Madison I have such for you. A large num ber of substantial buildings have been built in Hadison the past sea [son and the city is steadily growing in population. •Chas. B. Kennedy, I MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA. An«tfe?r riagae Viflitn il Vir«M N IKNNA. Nov. 1.~Th« death i« an noun ed of Fratilein Pecha, one of th two nurs« s who attend'-d the late ll«*n li.uisi of Profes-01 NothnngerH patho lo-u al laboratory. tl»«- hist victim n the hulndiic fihiL'tie in Vienna. w i I $ FRANK C. SMITH. Many a household is saddened by death because of the failure to keep on band a safe and absolutely certain nir* for croup such as One Minute Cough Cure. See that your little ones are pro teoted against emergency. COOK & ODBK. A LITTLE DOES MUCH. BOO.IE. IOWA, While friend Dec. II No toene uo till what I har« inlitr4d in the ja*t 11 ti ycirt witli in y ui.iiit Ii I v firk* IICKM. MIHITUIIC wiileUI a* ny, Ciillcil ami rcromnx iulrd WinV Of C'ardui. 1 heiit for a I.-, relief. Aftor better und Oh! what th.- lirnt 1 »m itan to fc«l anil have had no |..»m -.im MIW. HA K LAMI'HHHB. Wiius"©!*"1 Wine of Cardui ML only cures but it acts AT ONCE. Her* IS of ten years' standing, and vet ne single se made the suiTcrer fetM ren and stopped the pain. I lie Wine Straight t» the seat of tlu* 'r.'u It acts directly upon the menstrual and genital organs. Its acti"" is violent, and it .ei n. f- .rce a resuh. It simply K'ves Nature th.it lui assistance that the sufferer's system lacks. A single disorder feminine rt ans spreads nunv'dis. .rders all over the hnly, and »Ufn w Wine cures the source, all the other ills vanish as a matter of ceurtf woman can be her own physician and cure herself at home. .1' '*-aJfh. aminatins are the obnoxious y lABItt' AIVISORI OtMRTMINT. ror n\vW In fIJrr Iuimi iVl'lr'A'7,•iu»«Un.«.K Wealti, If you a Good Climate past 1l"' y w 1 *».||| ISK Co., l, 1. t,r, Druggists sell Large Bottles for $100. RDBBEB STHHIP IHveQ Hway trom September Queen City Steam Laundry will rubber stamp FREE to any one w"' laundry shall amount to $100 is an opportunity for every family to rubber stamp with which to stamp own linens and save many mistakeS losses With each stamp is given a of indelible ink. Remember we put new lar bindings on shirts free. This ofl©r 15 9i"e vou (3on«lipation prev«»oti tlw body ridtlir.g itwlf of xennt* nmtt«»f. W Little Karly Kih»m *iii r»*mov» tnniti'H and iMireSiek lit! Inactive Ltv.»r rih! ci^ar tbt! plevion. SIUHH. SIITRIIR cnftt«l, yrijw* or cans** nausea. Wine«'f-»rJul,- longer necessary is the only perfectlv safe anJ vegetable Wine made t"-^ the cure of female troul'l^ over. or to Deoember LOUIE, AGENT. MADISON H0v* c0» lSt* 25.