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[ .' , ,:: VOL. LXXIt.00. OLD GLORY FLAOTS OVER SANTIAGO, The Ceremony of Pla(.ing the Stars and,Styt's:(v:,the City One of Thriiliiig Impressiveness. "" .... Witnessed by Americans in the eneht:nd:esi- dents and Former Detnel:s of th, e t)D:  ",[]t Flung to l he Breeze-hi'the rel'0to[!-nc0v- ered Ileads of tile Galla[v0),) f, ,  tc. . - . , ' WASmGO, auly 17.--Th war d-= i,the m/-oa di,dJAd the ^mer- l,rtment posted the following at 5:13" 'Jean ]eart thrill with joy. p.n: ] At thesane instant the sound of dis, .... "Nxzoo D. Cun,, Jfly. 17,.. [taat, bo,ming o:[ Capt . apron's battery, ajutant-Geneal U. S. A., Washing on. fimn a salute of twent*,-one ,runs 'I have the honor to announce that the [ drif., ff ....... " , . ' , O tttl n .vyneY/ rue music cease(1 Jkmeriean flag has been this $tan,, 1 fzohz all "" " " ' .', .h6,civii  " directions around our line noon, hoisted over the" nouse')r r ! government in the city of Santiago. An came floating across the plaza the immense concourse of people-presD.f:JL Squad ot cavalry and a regimeht Of hffah: try present from the army, and he bad playing national air. Light battl'y first} salute of twenty-one guns. Perfect order is beiv, g maintained by the municipal gov- ernment. . "Distress is very great, but little sickness in town. Scarcely any yellow fever .A small gunboat and about 200 seamen; left by Cervera. have surrendered to me. Obstructions are bein'g removed i[re,a vl, , of harbor. "Upon coming into the city I discovered a perfect entanglement of defenses. Fight-, ing as the Spaniards did. the first day, i" Would have cost 5.000 lives to have taken ft.' "Battalions of Spanish troops have ]seem" arms since daylight in armory, which l'have guard. Gem Torsi form- " ally surrendered plaza and all eres at 9 a.nL "V. R. SCATTER. Major-qJel;l," The Day's Turn-In of Sp.: ., li:05 o'clock tonight AdJt.(n. Corbln made known the following fm Gen: 8halter. "' "" r SA Z T I AG o,'VJu'17. i t "My ordnance officers report ab57000 Idfles turned in today and 000.000. ea$idges. "At the mouth of the harbor,.tero are number of fine modern gms,.about also two battorms of mounted gu, together with a saluting Oittery of fteen old. bronze guns. "Disarming and turning in will40 ,on to- List of prisoners not yet taken." y of Placing the Stars ahid Stripes ,  Over Santiago. SANTIAGO DE CUBA, July 17 (Noon).-- -Amid Impressive ceremonies the SpauiMt down their arms between Spanish aud American 9 o'clock this morning. Gem Shafter and the American divi- sion and brigade commanders and their staffs were escorted by a troop of ear- airy, and Gen. Toral and his staff by ;10Opiked men. Trmnpeters ou "ooth ides saluted with flourishes. Gen. Shafter returned to:.Oen. Torsi the latter's sword after it had been handed to the American commander. Our-troops, lined up at the trenches, Were eye-witnesses of the ceremony. Gem Shafter and his eeort, accom- ipanied byen. Tora!, rode through the city, taking formal possession The eitv had been sacked before they ar- rived by the Spaniards. At tbe palace elaborate ceremonies : took place Exactlyat noon,the Amer- " lean flag was raised over the palace, and saluted by twenty-one'ffuns by Capron's battery At the same time all the-regimental bands in our line played "The Star-Spanled llan- :Jler," after which President McKinley's :ngt'atulatory telegram was read to each regiment. h and Ninth regiments will remain in the city to enforce order and exercise municipal , authority. The Spanish forces are to encamp outside of our lines The Flag-Hoisting Ceremony, 1 p. --The American flag is floating triumph over the governor'.' palace o de Cuba. Gen. McKibbin tern pQrary .military The ceremony of hoisting the Stars Stripes was worth all the blood and cost. A concourse)f 12,000 witnes'M the stirring and thrill- 'scene. that will live forever in the of all the Americans present. A :"finer setting for a dramatic episode it , . . - , wonld be dzfllcult to zmaome, he palace, a picturesque old d.velling ip the Moorish style of architectnre, faces the Plaz de "la Reina, the principal Opposite rises the ira- Catholic Cathedral. 0none a quaint, brilliantly painted with broad verandas--the of San Carlos; on tim )ther. a building of muc2 the same description theOafe de la Vends. the plaza was drawn up the headed by'the Sixth In the street, facifig stood a picked troop of the with drawn abers, an- of Capt, Brett. Massed he stone flagging between .the band the line of horsemenwere the commanders of Gei, Shafter's with their staffs. On he red- roof of the palace stood Capt. and IAeut: y above' then, straihs of the regimgntai$aands and the 'fiiufl]ed: hoa'se cheers of our troops. The Infantry came to "'order arms" a.monent later, after the flag was up, and the band played "Rally 'Round the o" O S " ]la,,, B y.,, tIantly G en. McKibbin called for three cheers for Gcn. Shafter, which were given with gzeat enthu- siasm, the ban playing Sosa's "Stars and Stripes 'Forevcr." The ceremony over, Gem SDafterd his staff re- urned to the Amer'dan lines, leaving the. eltxin the possession of the mu- nicipal authorities, subject to the con- '0 of Gem McKibbin. -': .......... SORROWFUF SPECTACLE Presented by Returning Refugees at San- tiagoSome of*Them Naked, AH of Them keletonized by tIugor and Footsore. SAN'FIAGO, .July 17--Since 4 o'clock this morning a stream of refu'c has beeri pouring into the city, agree naked and all hnngry, skeletons and footsore. Many had fallen by the wayside. The town of Santiago presents a dis- real sight. Most of the houses have bcen .,ucked and the stores have all been looted, and nothing to eat can be had for love or money. In the streels of the city thiAnorning, at the entrench- meats, at the:breastworks, and at every hundred feet or so of the barbed x(,ire fences,, were the living skeletons of Spanish soldiers. Among tbe arrivals today were the (]el-man, Japanese and P,)rtuguese con- suls and their families the British and French consuls having arrived day be- fore ydsterday. Gem Pando was never here. but 3,500 men from Manzanilto arrived on July 3, making tim totalgarrison 7,000 The Harbor Defense. The contact mines in the harbor were removed tim day Admiral Cervera left, but two chains of electric mines, one from Estrella Point and one from Socapa, are still dcwn. The armament of the shore batteries of Santiago consists of five brass 6-inch mnzzLc-loaders, in the Morro fortifica- tions; two 6-inch lion' .ins, frmn .the cruiser Reina Mereedes, and three 21- centimetre mortars neverused--in the Socapa battery; two useless 21-senti- metre mortars, two 8-eentimetre muz- zle-loadexs and four 8-eentimetrc field pieces in the Estrella battery; one 57- miHimetre and one S5-millimetre Nor- denfelt, and one 17-mitlimetre IIoteh* kiss, in the Socaya lower battery, and two 6-inch Ihmtorias, two 9-ceutimetre Krupps and two 15-centimetre mortars at Punts Gorda. Four Spanish merchant steamers, tlm Mortera. the lteina de los Angeles, the Tomas Brooks and the Mexico, and the gunboat Alvarado. are in the harbor. SOme Mlsfmtanes of War. , The ma:rket place has been sacked by the troops, Twenty-two thousand refugees are quartered at El Caney, 5,00Oat and 6,000 at Cubitas el Doniato Yincente where they have for a fortnight. In one case 5000 were crowded into one building, which was a regular pig sty, with a horrible stench. They used the water from the river, where soiledlothing was washed and all manner of filth is floating. The docks are crowded by incoming refugees, in a starving condition, awaiting the arrival in the harbor of the Red Cross Society's steamer State of Texas, as there are no eatables to be bought ih the city. The entrance of the refugees was quiet and peaceful, they viewing their wrecked homes philosophically as the fortune of war. Admiral Saapson's last bombardment of Santiago wrecked fifty-seven houses in the city, causing heavy damage. TORPOES TURNED LOOSE. nttago _IIab-r.ed of Submaia "" Defenses,, i)LAYA DZI, meTE, Guanatamo Bay, July 17.--(7 p.m.)--Steam lunehes froin the New York, Brooldyn and Vixen en- tered the harborof Santlaga this morn- ing, and examined 'the batteries, the wreeks.of the Merimae and the sunken Spanish cruiser Reina Mercedes, and the torpedo-firing station. They dis- covered six Spanisi merchant steamers and e small gunboat in the har and a prize crew was placed up the against the veranda rai!s, crowding the windows and doors and lining therovtfs the to'; p'rincipt$iy The Eventful Meringue. !' 'sthe chimes of the old cathedral of 12, the infantry presented arms. Every and Capt. McKit- the Stars and-Stripes. As the flagstaff, the illuminatcd latter. -arms- and the l(:gend "Viva The warships may not enter the har XIII. '* All about, pressing bor for several day, probably not un- til after the arrangements have been compleAed for transporting the Spanish prisoners t0 Spain. Nearly all the Amerman men-of-war are now in GUSh- tanning Bay. Watson's squadron is preparing to go to Spain, and several, vessels are pre- paring for "the expedition to Porto Ri:c. 'Ineauiary cruiser Xale, with Ge n. Miles, wKl probably leave for PerLe MdsunfBrted iu a gentle trice in the course ofa dayortwo. Gem fleekless sky, he car- Miles says a sufficient force w'll be se{ into he strains of at once to take it aBd WOODVILLE; MI00S., SATURDAY, JULY 23, 1898. tHANKS FOR DELIVERAUt, &dmlra! Cervera cud IIls Oflicer'.&ttcnd Church at Annapol|s, Md.--Atl Olfl- eor$ Paroled but One ANNAP01AS, Md.. July 18,--Maryhtnd's ancient capital was crowded ycsterday LViEt curiosity seekers, who eamc from Baltimore, Washiugton and elsewhere by rai I and by water, in the hope,of get- ting a peep at. Admiyal Cervera and the officers who four'hi an4 lost m the great naval fl%ht off antiago, Those who reached here early in the morning were rewarded for their trouble, as nearly all the prisoners, including the admiral, at-. tcudcd divim.: services ut St, .Mary's Roman Catholic church, where they offered up thanks for their deliverance from the fate that overtook so many of tteir less fortunate comrades who fell hvfore the rel_Dtcss fire of the Ameri- can guns on Ju3. 3. "'. Tile Only Catllolle Church DI Annapol/s. The church, which is the only one ,)[ the Roman Catholic denomination n Annapolis, is one of tile landmarks of the city and embraces in its member ship some of the most prominen and aristocratic of Annapolis' people. It is conducted by. the Redcmptorist Brothers, is a handsome strncturcaud is thought to possess one of the hand- somcst interiors of any religious edi- fice in the state. The Services Largely Attended. The mornlng's services were con- ducted by Brother John, one of the most prominent of the Order of Re- demptorists, in the presence of a con- gregation which taxed the capacity (f the edifice to its utmost. Probably no service held within its walls for many years possessed so great an interest or made a more profound impression upon those who attcoded it. Spout the Day in Personal Enjoyment* AL the close of tlm services the o[- ticcrs returned to the naval aeadcmy and spent the balance of the day in strolling al)oaL the groumls, or loung- ing. on the broad piazzas whiei snr- rmind most of the build(ngs iu which theprisoncrsarcquariercd. They are rapidly becoming accustomed to thmr surroundings and seem cheerful and contented. Ample provision has been made for their, comfort, their food is plentiful and of the best quality, and clothes will be provided Ior SUCh as wiii ac- cept. Capt. Eulate ltefosea a Parole. Capt. Euia, tc ,[ the Vizeaya is the only one of the officers who has time far refused to sign the parole pledge. ltts reason Mor it is that Admitti Cer- vera was only required to give a verbal promise, an:l Ih:tt his (Eulate"s) rank entitles him to the s:tme privilege. The authorities here have no doubt that the maLtc" will be amicably ar- ranged, and that the scruples of the gallant officer my bc overcome. GEN. CHAMBERS M'KIBBIN. TheTomporary .lllltary Goveraor of San- tlago--llts Gradual ltlse In His Chosen lrofcsslon. WAStlINGTON. July 18.--Gen. Cham- bers McKibl)in. who has bceu ap- pointed temporary military governor of Santiago, is a member of an ohl and well-known Pennsylvani- family, lie was born in Cbambersburg, not far frem the famous Gettysburg battle- field. Early in the civB war hc en- listed as a private in the regular army, nd alm0s immediately afterward was appointed a second lieutenant iu the Fourteenth Infantry. , Ills first promo- tion w.s given him on June 19. 1S64, when hc was made a first lieutenant. 0li August 18 el tile stmc year lie was given a brve commission as cap- tain fro" gallant services in the battle of North Anna river, Va, au:l during the opera'tion ou the Weldon rat|road. At the eotielusion of the war MeKib- bin chose to remmu in the army, nnd on the 5th of January, 1867, he was prorno cd to be a captain in the Thirty- fifth infantry, and on May 1, 1896, was made lieutemmt-colonel o f tim Twenty- first infantry. " It was as lieutenant coloucl of the T erie.y-first that he went to Cnba. During the battle of Santmffo his sere- rues were of so distinguished a charac- ter as to win for hlm special mention in Gcn. Shafter's Glacial reports, lie was among the  officers recommended for promotioz], and was last week named by the president as a brigadicr i general of vo,unteers. That tim administratiod and Gem :Miles and Gen. Shafter impose great eonfldmm in him is ind[tl appointment as temporary lnihtary governor of the cit. Capt William McKittrick, who had the honor to raise the Stars and Stripes over the palace n Santiago, is an aide- de-camp on he staff ot Gem Shafter, On the 12th of May he was appointed by the president to be an assistant ad- Jutant general, with the rank o cap- taiu, and was assigned soon afterwards to the Fifth army orp, now under Shafter's command in Cuba. lie is a resident of California. Few Naval Vessels Will Enter Santiago Bay. WASm.GXOrL July 18.It is expected by the navy department that but few ships of Admiral Sampson's squadron the harbor at Santiago. will be sent in to put condition for naval oper. arlene"and tim needs of American in- trest T4te Monitor Will Flirt With and Po.slbly Eslponse the Caroiln. SAN F]ACtsCo,- ,luiv 17.Adviees from Honolulu indicate'tha the coast defense vesd Monterey will take poe. session of the Caroline isdands before reaching Mnila: While in Hono- lulu hkrbor, Commander Lcntze of the Monterey borrowed chars of the Caxoliues from Capt. Fray Of the Missionary bark Morain Sar. and al- b so consnLed with that na",ator re. grding .the harbors o ne islands. Commander Lente promised to return en he reached - "',  - . )I) r r MISSlSSH .,[ MA i  rERS. New l'e;io ltegtflatlml0 Tim chancery etcrks of the State have been notii:d by the auditor that under chapter 36 of the acts of 1898. it will be necessary for all pensioners now on the roll to make out new applications, and in compliance with this act sevc-a sep- arate and distinct forms are he.re ready for distribution. Form 1is for indigent soldiers and sailor: who are entitled to reecire a pension of H00. The appli- cant must have been rendered totally blind, h)st both jws, both hands or feet, or one hnnd and one foot. or the entire use of both hands or hoth feet. during service, l"orm No.  is for 5.1, and the applicant must have. lost one foot or hand: form No. 3 is fin" $:,'5, and ,s for 1he nee of indigent widows of soldiers or sailors who were marricd prto January, 1866, form No. 4 is for nil other soldiers or sailors who are en- titled to a pro rata not to exceed $:.)5; form No. 5 is for the servants of a soldier or sailor who gets $100 under the same conditions as in form No. 1; form No (i. is for a servant wounded as described in form No.  form No. 7 is for a servant wounded as described in form No. 4. ]t must be borne in mind that all pensioners umst make out these applications anew and forward them to the clerks of the different counties, or they will no bc p':aced Ul)On the roll fvr the coming year. TWo New Railroads. The cmnpletion of the two short lines of railroads that are now under con- struction in the State of Mississippi will open up a territo:'y that has not enjoyed heretofo'e speedy trtnsporta- lion "tad trailic facilities, These roads I)rolvbty will be re.dy for eta-ration by Scptcmber L One of the lines is being built b- lhe Yazoo Delta Raihoad Com- pany, and the other is being constructed by the llhnois Central and Yazoo & ]Mississippi Valley road interests. The work on tbe former line has been under way for omc time. and it will open np d large porti(;, of the S.un- flower valley country, : 'his {s ai(l to be an cxceptionally rich strip of coun- try and the ]urger part of it Js timber laml. There is  eon,,ide'rable portion, however, that is open, and its product- ivenes in cotton end corn is rich. The line is about Mxty=flve milcs hmg and runs from Tutwilm'to Lake Dawson. At the former place it makes a connec- tion with the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley, l')ut the other termluus affords no connections. The otherroad is that of the Yazoo & Mississippi /al! n,, and it rnns from t'ifitiip to Greenwood. The tate L'qtautauqua, CnYSTAL Si'lXS. Ju] y 15.--President E. Benjamin Andrews, the great expo- nent of liberal ideas and one of the finest lecturers beforc the people, dc- livered his famous leetm'e on "Robert E. Lee" at the Chautauqua here tonight, to nearly "2,000 people lion. J. S. Sex- on presented the speaker in a brilliant speech, after which Dr. Andrews entcr- ained his audience for over an hour with a splendid delineatlou of the most brilliant movements under the general- ship of Southern leaders in the late war. He paid a magnificent tribute to S,onewall Jackson. but reached the culminatiou of hi oratory in his esti- mate of Lee as the chief nilitary 'ir- tuoso of his own country. His a,udi- once was highly appreciative and in- tensely patriotic, and joined in singing "America "' with great enthusiasm, tlis second lecturc will be given tomorrow on "Europe in Politics. As Related to the Present C isis." The l(enhcky Colonels continue to entertain and Prof. Sbearer to instruct. lllllh|ry llospltal Fond. The report of the treasurer of the military hospital fund for the benefit of the sick soldiers who volunteered in the First and Second Mississippkshowa something over $00 has been raised and expended in their belalf wlfile at Jackson: From the opening to the close of the hospital--six weeks--about 140 patients were admitted. Many of them were very sick when admitted, and l)rs. lfunter and Kent expressed the opinion that had they not been re- moved from camp a ozen or more would have died There was only one death, ,1 ulius S. l."'r mer. A Ielaneholy Mi0hap, RETURNINO GOLD ==SEEKER. Ik Shlp!oad-of Mieers from the "'koa omlng ih)zne with Muck Yca, lt[t to Recuperaeo SAN FnANcISCO, .July ]8.--Aftcr be. ing eagm:ly watched for hour by hour during the pat ten davs the steamer St. Paul arrived last'lfight from St. Miehaels, bringing men and treasure from the Klondike. There were 17 passengers ou her list, and the amount M their earnings, ia gold dust. uug- rets and bank drafts, is estimated by he ship's officers at $3,000,0')(,. The larcs amount brought out by a single prospector is in the possession of N. b. Pickett, who has $80,000, principally in gold dust and nuggets. Pete ,Wybird admits the ownershio of $50,000; E. J, Nash has $30,000, and Fred Bern'y, of Fresno, Cal,, who had previously brought ou a fortune says he has another with him now, but declines to disclose the amount. Fifty Thousand Dellars a Foot. J. l)umas, who has been prospecting on El Dorado creek has$i0,000 to show for his labors in the frozen nortil, and W. T. Burns, who saffcred the mis- fortune of having his feet frozen and losing both by amputation, feels com- pensated b), the posesMon of $100.030 in oasis, the proceeds of the sale of his five mining claim i. J. Davis spent only one month iu the l(londike, but duriu that peri)d real- ized $20.009 from his claim, and just before his departucc sold his claim for $25,000 more. so that his days at Daw- son were exceedingly profitable. The returnlnff miners say that it i idle for prospectors to go to the Klon, dike now. expecting to locate claims, as all the mining land of any value ]las ah-eadv bccu staked. The only manner in whi'ch claims cau now be acquired is said to be by purchase. Mlnook Creek Orerestimated0 The general consensus of pinion is that the value of thc Miaook creek as a mining eenLcr has bees overesti- mated, Chtims there axe pronounced to be of littl wduc aud the intendiu miner, if hc ba guided by the expcri- cnceof thcsepmnecrs, wilteouflnebis operations to tile nmghborhood of the original discoveries near Dawson City. Dominion crech is pronounced the richest of the Ktondike streams in thc precious metal, the El Dorado an and Bonanza creeks being placed b these prospectors as second in cmnpari- son to the Dominion () these claims great things are expected from seven and nine, not hecause those numbers aresupposed to be lucky, but .on ac- count of their inherent richness. Among the passengers ou the St. Paul is Briff.-Geu. Gcorge M Randall, who. as colonel of the Eighth l.baited States infantry, ias beeu in command of the troops at St. Michaels During his absence lie was promoted to brigs- diet-general, the news of his advance- ment having been taken to him by the ship IUaauoke which arrived at St. Micbaels 'on June 27. Gen. Randall los no time in getting lute San Francisco, and on his arrival last night wired to the war department for assignme.nt, lie hopes to bc sent to the flont in Cttha or to Pro'to Rico. The Amount B[ueh Larger than at First Rtporto.lo Later estimates of the amouut el gold brought down by the steamer St. Paul from the Klondike make the total much larger than at first reported Joseph Lebick. of New York city, wire has lived five years in Alaska, and hzmself has ab0ut $10,0:)9 in dust, de- clares that the Alaska. Commercial Co. shipped not less than $5.000,0:)0 from St. Michaels. Other returning miners substantiate this statemeut. The officers of the comp-my coald not be seen last night, but the con- census of opinion among the Ktou. dikers is that the trading corporation has secured the greater part of tha precious metal mined this season. ( uarte Mlltlou In Gohl Bu P|led ca th Flour. Many of the fortunate miners went to various hoeis last night and da- posited their wealth wit'h the proprie- tors. At one place over a, quarter of a million dollars' worth of dut and nuggets was seen piicd on the floor bck of the counter, inclosed in old sacks, boxes and dilapidated grips. Provisions Still Sold at Fabulous Prices. L. J. Lebik, who has valuable claims ori Bonanza, Domidion aud El Dorado creeks, says that nlost Of the men, like himself, have come south for the sake of their health. Scnrvy and R.K. Wootcn, one of t&e wealthiest mountain fever prevailin theh:lOndike, and bes known i:itizens of Noxubce and food is scarce and of poor quality. oounty, was killed by a Mbite & Ohio Although prices have been greatly re- train at Macon a few days adfo. His home duced, flour is still held at $8 a ck was at Brooksvilte. lte was en route and pickled butter at $2 a pound. to Atlanta. Ga.. to visit his daughter. When hc attempted to board the train his foot slipped and he was run over and badly mangled, which caused in- stant death. The First MIssissippi. The First Mississippi, in camp at Chattanooga, received a fuI1 supply of leggings, suspenders, rubber ponchos and regulation shirt, the only thing lacking now being belts and bayonets, and these are expected daily. The regi- ment is in excellent condition. President of Clinton College. Rev W. T. Lowrey, I)D., president of Blue Mountain Female College, him accepted the presidency of Mississippi oltege, Clinton. Lnded In Jail United States Marsbal R. O. Edwards haslanded il0 the Jackson jail one Bill Mclntosh, a white man, who has been running a blind tiger at Magnolia, and, iu fact, all over Pike county, for some months, and who up to date has suc- cessfully e!qaetl the officers of the law. P:loner Cremated. The jail l':iiding at EstabutcMe was burned la week, and tl. 1). Perryhill, a colored prisoner, was bu;-ned to death. How the fire arigin i not known, but it is supposed Perryhitl set the. jtit THE HYPNOTIZED PRINCESS. Bteadtly Gaining StrengthA Crowd Tried to Mob ltlgo, Yho 1 Seek- ing a Divore. I,DOX, July 18.The Vienna cor- respondent of tbc Daily Mail says: "Since the birth of her son the former princess of Ct-raman and Cldmay, who is iLBuda. Pesth witb Rigo, has been stcadily gaining strength'" "On hearing that Rice's divorce ac- tion was to begin at Kaposvar Satur- day, the corridor wife thronged with spies who tried to mob Rigo. He de- clared his intontiou-of marrying, the ex31)rincess as soon as he has obtained hi divorce from Mine. Rigo, SHOT AND KILLED HIS WIFE. Attempted to litll Ilts Four Chihirea and Then Sent a llatlet Throngh Hl. Own l[earI IVAsHIYGTO , Ind., July 18.--Sarah Cole. colcud, was mm'dcred by her di- vorced husband. Jamns Cole. north- west of this city Saturday night. Tim murderer then made sveral atmpts on the ii of his fear children who ac- companied their mother, but his=bul- lets flew wi killed MOVING ON Stars and FtriDes Will Soon Be Fdating Ovor That Island &rmy of lteavy PropOrtion Already In l'roeesa of Renoval to That Point* Spaniards Expeeted  to Yleki 'Ith- out Inviting Annihilation. VAslIINGTON July 18.--After three days of consultation between the presi- dent Secrete ry Alger and Gem llrooke, during which there was frequent come munication with Gen. Miles at Siboney, the details of 0re Porto Rkmn expedi- tion were perfected aud the expedition itself was gotten tmder way, Gen. Miles u'ith son:e artillery "rod roops, sailing today for Porto Rico on the converted cruiser Yale. to be followed quickly by an army of about 30.000 men. There are some notable differences 1 in the plan for this expedition, and I the stately naval pageant that sailed] away from Tampa, under Gen. Shaers command, to attack SantiAgo. First, there Will be practically no naval con- voys. The navy department has de- clared that they are unnecessary; that there is not a Spanish warship in the West ladies that dare thrust its bow out of port. In the second place, the epetition does not strt from one point: but will be divided among several ports, thns preventing the tremendous congestion that was encountered at Tampa in the effort to start the big fleet. Lastly, there will be no effort to get the ships away to-ether, but the transports will be allowed to find ttmir own way to theirdestiuation, without concerted nlovemcnts Gem Miles leads the wa. as the Yale hcadcd today from Siboney for Porte, 8'}0 miles distant. Gcn. Brooke will be the sceior o,icer in Miles' commaud, and upon him will fall the responsibility for the execution f the details of the campaign plans. I"|ag 'WIll Soot lle }Inlated. ]L is estimated that Gcu. ,Miles should arrive hy Wednesday night at the poiut selected for the landing, and wilt hoist the American flag at once ovcr Porto Rican soil The point chosen for his lauding is kept secret, as the general will laud before the full body of the expedition is at hand. and it is. conse- quently, not desirable that the enemy should'be able to a.,mble a supcrioi" f(n'cc to meet hhn. The distance from Charleston, whei-e the first body of troops for Miles' ex- pedition was to start today, is more than douMe the distance from Santiago to Porto Rico. so that "the transports whiche,uil from thc former tit 5, can carccty reach Gcn, Miles before the early part of next week. These Charles- ton troops are the first brigade of the first division of tile First Army Co-ps, and are commanded by Bri.-Geu (;eorgc II. Ernst. The brigade com- prises the Second Wisconsin, Third Wisconsin and Sixteenth Pennsylvania regiments. The purpose of the administration is to make the Porto Ricnn campaign a short one. An overwhc]miniz force will be thrown upon the island, andit js posble that a bloodless victory will Im accoLplished when the Spanish become convinced that they have no reasonable chance to resist successfully. The ex- pedition is to comprise 30,o00 men at the start, and it will be swelled soon to 40,000, and. if necessary, to 70,000 men, the equipment of the volunteer frames having now progressed so well as to warrant the statement that this num- ber )f men san be ready for serviee iu Porto Rico within a very short time. The Tampa Troops. The enttrc body of troops at Tampa will be taken, numbering about 13000 men, and including a lot of heavy and light artillery, under command of Gen. Rodgers. The expedition will be par- ticularly strong with artillery, as some of that at Santiago, commanded by Gen. Randolph, is to he drawn upon The Tampa troops are known as the I?ourth Corps, under Maj.-Gen. Cop- piager, comprising the Second division under Brtg.-Gen. Simon Synder. and made up of the first brigade, Brig.- Gen. Schwan Eleventh and Nineteenth United States Infantry; second brigade, Brig.-Gcn. Carpenter. Second New York and Fifth Maryland; third brigade, Brig-Gen. ilale, Third Penn- sylvania. One seventh divisiou, Brig.4eu. Kiine first brigade, ('ol. C.L. Kennan, Fifth Ohio. First Florida a,d Thirty-second Screta T In$ tid this that no time had been parture of Admiral tdam San Juan., A to would only say that operate in every way meats of the army The reports on their way fromKey Juan was characterized by the . tary as unauthorized. - understanding, however, will rely mainly on the be big battleships tle best means of offensive while their armor belts from such can bring to bear, there are much like with a Morro Cstle ot the harbor and a lesser fortifications ] a{ city. These, however, m,e less awe, since an Morro battery them to be antiquated little effective resistance, The movement of the ships fro I tinge to their new begin at ones, and it is some of Admiral Semapson's detached today and Gem Miles' first expedition Porto Rieo. They will be nelel cover the deba Porto Riean soil. The othr low as .ou as the is ready to make a landing, attack will land and sea. It has been finally of the troops that actual fighting employed on the There are two reasons for. the men have suffered hardships, the elimat and are entitled to a deemed to be. very bad practice the soldiers who have bee yellow fever to be brought with those fresh frou There is also still purely military one. Ten Spanish troops nillo anl other distance oJ Santiago, lose an opportunity to ground lost at ntgo if were left iusnflleient]y kept on guard on the high rear of the town until the men stamped out the yellow they will take a turn at if they can be found Sha.fter's march lie will work from pssible after his refreshed, huntin they are liable to be found. ('au't Army and navy no difdcnlttes, iam a military point, in retaiuing posesslon tiago and the eastern that the United States has foothold there. With the of Gen. Tora1's forces east raderos, there will be in the surrendered zone. The garrisons at ltolguin therefore, posilio- to the quiet territory now occupied by us, be difficult, however, for for( to get from Holguin or zanillo, as an army large enough to tempt to retake Seating0 event, control of Santiago i the American forces the situation, as the guns ships in the inner harbor all the approaches to the render as soon as (.Mrvera parted, It is our ships will be hasher sufflcientl contagion, and ! )mpMte made by the Spaniaxds the city. FRO of the exped{tion which supplies to Gen. Gomez Michigan; second brigade, Brig.-Gen. and manila. Thc v  trd the command Lincoln Sixty-ninth Ne YL rk, Th" cavah , who has Ohio and Second Georgia;the provds- "Y , to see that the tonal ,cavalry brigade, Col. Noyes:  " Fifth United Statesand detachments of First, Second, Third. Sixth and Tenth United States cavalry and eight ttx)ops of Rough Riders; artillery brigade, Gem Randolph, two light and ten heavv batteries. It is possible that all of the cavalry will not be cled upon, Gem Brooke will take with him from Chiekamauffa'most of the first and sec- ond brigades of the First Army Coi-ps, These are (in addition to (hen Etmst's brigade at Charleston) second brigade, first division. Gem Haines; Fourth Ohio, Third Illinois and Fourth Pennsylva- nia; third brigade, CoL J. S. Culver, First Kentucky, Third Kentucky, Fiftt Illinois: ccond division, t'o], J,S. t'o- land commanding. First brigade, Brig.- Gem (, T. Re, 'lhlrty,flr.'t .Mdnffan, First Georgia, One-hundred-and-six- tieth Indiana; sccond brigade, Gem MeKee, Sixth Ohio, One-h undredoand- fifty-mghth ludmna, l, lrst Wst r- ginia: third brigade. Briff.-Gem Rcmser Second Ohio. First Pennsylvania, Four- teenth Minnesota. The lqavy's ]Part. distributed aceotling tbe United States government. Ahem comes general, whose Clara, and brings. fret Gem Gomez 5,000 men, poorly armed his troops, and make it them t) be of some tpain from the island. The expedition a ties It landed o Cuba. west of the troeha to reach (hmez without great It Ireks POIIT TAMPA ment 'a started here fully