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Personal Orders Issued By President
to Fampson This florelng to
Furnish Convoy to Miles.
Washington. D. C.. July 21.—Presl-
McKinley Is thoroughly arnuwl
over Ow delay which has occurred In
starling (leneral Mile* and the exi>*dl
tlon for Porto Mico. For several days
General Miles and has troops have be<*n
alsiard transports nt Playa awaiting
tht naval convoy, which Is to be fur
nished by Bamp»«T>. Troops are swel
tering In crowded ships under a broil
ing trnfdcnl sun. while General Mil;**
has been ehaftn* under what he be
lieves an inexcusable delay end bom
barding the war department with dis
palcbes. urging that the navy Ih> hur
ried In preparations for the expedition.
Instructions of a most positive nnture
IS ere lai led Sampson to supply all the
necessory convoys, but, notwithstand
ing ihere Instructions. Sampson has
proceeded with the preparation for the
expedition with a deliberation that was
The President Is much concerned lest
then part of the Porto Hlcan expedition
which has already soiled from Ibis
country should arrive at the point of
rendezvous In advance of General Miles
and the navy, it Is feared that If Gen
eral Wilson's command, which sailed
yesterday from Charleston, should ar
‘rlve In advance of General Mile* and
tb- navy convoys that serioua danger,
and possible disaster, might result, ns
General Wilson's ships are absolutely
The President this morning Issued
personal orders to Admiral Sompson
that he proceed Immediately to Porto
jUco with General Miles.
FOR SOLDIERS FAHILIES.
Major Byrne Wants Old Allotment
Washing*, on, July 21,-Major John
Bytnc, of New York, president of the
Soldiers and Sailors Families Protec
tive Association, is in Washington in
the interest cf the revival of the law
of 1861, under which allotment of the
pay cf soldiers and sailors was made to
families of the volunteers through the
pay department of the army. He had
a conference with the president and
Secretary Alger, Gen. Corbin and At
torney General Griggs, all of whom feel
a deep interest in the matter. The
president referred the matter to the
eecretary of war, who had it made spe
UNDER BRITISH FLAG.
Mayflower Captured Blockade Run
ner For Havana.
Special to The Herald.
Key West July 21.—The Mayflower
has captured the big blockade runner
New foundland, bound for Havana
with a large cargo of munitions and
supplies. When caught sit.? was flying
(be British flag. , „
HERALD WANT ADS ENJOY THE LARQESI CIRCULATION IN GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA.
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Tllli AUGUSTA HEIIALD.
PICTURES WHICH SHOW WHAT COMMODORE SCHLEY DIP TO THE SPANISH FLEET.
WATSON DON'T GO
Wir Boird This Morniic PisbtiuM
Squadron and Fleet Will Nat
Be Seat to Spain.
f ' T.|"e .
Purpose of the Action to Give Sraln
Better Opportunity to Sue
Special to The Herald,
i Washington. July It.—At the session
Inf the war I word this morning It was
lofkdidiy decided t<« distant Watsons
squadron aud alrandun the contemplat
ed visit to Spain'* coast. It is given
lout thst this •■•* officially done, and
I that we will not send « fleet to attack
The adding squadron under fommo
drre Watson has been officially dis
banded. Home of it* vessels will cone*
north to be docked and others have
been ordered at once to Porto ftlco.
This was the result of Shis morning s
meeting of the war board at which
Secretary Long end Secretary Alger
were present. All Idea of sending any
national vessels across tf»> Atlantic ei
ther to the Canaries or to the coast of
Spain has been definitely abandoned,
and American ships will slßy In Amer
This announcement 1a official. I am
told that this action was taken to give
Sraln bti opportunity to take the inl
! native In seeking an honorable settle
PORTO RICO WILL Bd KEPT
By United States When Taken. Prac
tically Stated in Washington
Washington, July 21.—An aulhmlta
tlvc statement was made today that the
Island of Porto Rico will bo held as a
permanent possession by this country
es th*- price of «ar. Subjoined is prac
tically an official statement made to the
"Porto Rico will be kept by the t nl
ted States. That Is settled end has beyo
the nlan from the first. Once taken
It will never he returned, it will pads
forever Into the hands of the United
States and there has never been other
thought. Its possession will go toward
making up the heavy expense of the
war to the United States. Our flag one,-
run up there will flout over the island
The same authority says that the fu
ture of the Philippines is a matter »f
development and that so far there is no
certain policy finally adopted regard
ing these Islands. They are subject to
developments in the war situation In
the Pacific. It is intimated, however,
though not definitely a'sserted, that the
Ladrone islands might follow the fate
of Porto Rico and become our perma
MORE PRIZE STEAfIERS.
Santiago Prizes Sailed For U. S. With
Prize Crews and No Convoys.
Special to The Herald.
Santiago. July 21.—The Spanish
steamers captured in Santiago harbor
when city surrendered, ha-c taken
prize yrews and sailed for -Ln.it.3d
States. The transports of the United
States are finishing unloading nhd ate
returning to United States without
convoys along with prizes.
REPLY TO GARCIA
iTba fiovfrninfni His Dffided lo Hf
fly to Harm's Imlrpfinlfnt Letter.
It Me Act* Independently, lie Will Be
Cut Off From Food supplic* Which
He Dust Secure Independently.
i Special to The Herald,
t Washington It. CV, July 21.—The
Igovernment's answer lo Garda will to
|to cut off all supplies Immediately, if
Ihe propose* to art Independently he
| must also procure foods and supplies
BRITISH JsTEAfI. R CAPTURED
She Was Headed For Cienfugos With
Food and Supplies.
Key West, July 2! The British
steamer New Foundland. loaded with
food surplus, was captured by the
Ma'(lower Tuesday off Cienfugos, into
j which harbor she eras heading. T*i
j blank shots across her bow brought her
10, ard ihe Mayflower put a prize crew
cn board of tier and sent her to Char
leston, S. C. Toe New Foundland left
Halifax Juiy ft. The Mayflower has on
board five Cubans wbr. were picked up
at various times by Bhlps in the block
ading fleet. They fled from Havana
and other Cuban ports to escape star
! Vat leu.
BRECKENRIDGE AND STAFF.
Return on Hudson, Leaving Santiago
Spteial to The Herald.
Playa del Kate, July 21.—The trans
port Hudson bas left, bound fqr Fort
ress Monro;;. The bodies of Hamilton
Kish and of Capinia ('apron are aboard.
Also General Breckinridge and Wh
staff are on board. The French war
ship Admiral Rigault arrived today
end she is feeding the French residents.
Siboney, July 21.—Balqulrl is desert
ed, The hospital ship Relief sails for
OEN. WOOD GOVERNOR.
The Rough Riders Leader Succeeds
Santiago, July 21.—Gen, Leonard
Wood has succeeded Gen. McKibbin as
military governor. McKibbin resumes
his command. Wood was a colonel of
Rough Riders, lately promoted. He
was President McKinley's physician.
WILL SAVE THERESA.
The Ship Will Be Raised By Next
Special to The Herald.
Washington, July 21.—Sampson re
ports that the Maria Theresa will be
raised and saved by Sunday. Capt.
Pillsbury, commanding the Vesuvius, is
si-pcHnlending the wreckers.
Waller. Tex. —Cotton is looking well,
but is going too much to weed.
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MILES NGW READY
War Dfjtarlmenl Notified Tbat/ie#. 1
Miles. ih Krad) For Porto Kieo.
Given Out Th«. He Will Start Im
Hpecial to The Herald.
I Washington. July 21 -Corbie, and the
I 1 war department are In receipt of a cable
from General Miles, in which he states
(that he is ready for Porto Rico, and it
Is given out by the department that he
will start Immediately for Porto Rico.
RtD FOX CAUGHT.
Was Probably From Breed Imported
Here By the Hitchcock*.
Mr. LeKny Simpson, who Is conn apt*
ed vv'th Day. Tannahlll & Co., brought
to the city this morning a red fox.
••hlch was caught by his father a tew
days ago. The fox Is a young ona. It
will be placed in the Lakeview zoo tbr
a while and next fall will be turned
Rose for a chase inaugurated. The
foxes which Inhabit this section of
the country are gray one*, one rarely
see* a red fox here. Seme were Im
ported Into Aiken county . y the Hitch
cock* seme time ago, and the one
brought tb town this morning is one
of that breed.
OEN. ALEXANDER RETURNS.
Has Been Arbitrating Boundary Dis
pute in Nicaraugua.
Gen. 15. P. Alexander, who is too
well known bore to need comment or
introduction, has returned to America
from Nicaragua, and with his family
has gene to Flat Rock, N. C., to spend
the summer. Gen. Alexander was ap
pointed hy Grover Cleveland as one
of the commissioners to arbitrate a
boundary dispute in South America
between Nicaragua and Honduras.
To Be Given 1 his Afternoon and Eve
ning on Lower Broad.
This afternoon and evening from fi
o’clock until 11. a festival on lower
Bread street tv!U attract the young peo
ple who live in that part of the city.
The entertainment is given by the Sol
diers’ Relief League, recently organized,
and Is the second of their functions of
the kind. The festival Is bound to be
a success as it Is for so philanthropic
a purpose and it behooves every one
who can to patronize it.
Died Last Night.
Eugene Olin, a well known young
man about town, died test night at ito
ri ty hospital from consumption of the
Mr. Oita wan the sun of Judy.- Olin.
w ho died about ten years ago. He hud
so wasted atvay from the ravages oi
the disease, that he was hardly more
than a living skeleton, weighing
not, more tb*® t>o or 70 pounds at the
time of his death.
Mr. Olin was well known l.n Macon
and Atlanta; having been engaged in
business ft) hath places.
The funeral-will lake nlaee this af
ternoon from the hpspltal.
Wriles Shorter Thai He Will Ad
He Has a List <>l kicks Against Amer
Special to The Herald.
Santiago, July 20, via Playa del Ba
le, July 21. General Garcia has wrl*-
i ten a letter to General Shatter In
which he declares that he Is disgusted
at hi* treatment at the hands of the
l American* and will consequently with
draw his own fore*'# lo the hills, being
no longer willing to submit tc th'* In
dignities to which he has hi-en subject
ed. Among other things. General Gar-j
|eia complain* of Is the failure of th f *
I American commander to officially no
tify him of the surrender of the Span
ish fore s under O metal Torsi. He Is
nlfo Incensed a. Hie fact that he' was
not Invited to he present at the cere
mony nt! ndtng the formal capitulation
of Santiago. Another grievance Is the
notion cf G.moral Shaffer in retaining
i the Spanish etvll authorities in the ad
min stratlon of Santiago. For those
i arisen* he declare* he will no longer
I cooperate with the American forces,
but will act Independently as he dirt
before the Amaricrn troops landed in
i Cuba. General Shatter will return a
I formal answer to the Guban leader's
I letter. General Shatter's plans now
centeinplate the marching of his army
north Into the mountains with a view
- of preserving the health of his troops
nnd of the campaign againsi Holguin,
which is now occupied by 10,000 Spao
i !sh troops under Lttque.
SPAIN’S OFFICIALS IN SANTIOO
Say There Will Be No DlLlcultjr in
Getting Commanders in Santiago
District to Surrender.
Special to The'Herald.
Playa del Kate, July 21.—The Span
! ish Officials in the city say despite the
i report that Gen. Parreja will refuse to
j surrender that there is no difficulty
j and will be none in getting Spanish
, forces in Santiago province lo surren
der under the terms of the capitulation
, between Shatter and Toral.
(IFF FOR HAVANA.
American Ships in Key West Sailed
Special to The Herald.
Key West, July 21.—The Puritan, the
Amphitrite and the Montgomery left
last night after coaling and refitting
! for Havana.
! Another of Dewey's Reinforcements
i at Hand
Special to The Herald.
Hong Kong, July 21.—The Monterey,
has arrived at Manila.
nvi MU*A«* A %I AM
IHI tt UAV MiS »>. *•»
And That Fleet Sills From Cuan
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Mile* and ?*mp*o« H*vc H*d Some
-Cpk) Correspondence. But
natter* Now Amica
Special to The Herald.
Washington. July 21— Sampson ca
bles this afternoon that Ihe transport
fleet will from Guautunamo today as
»oun as the Colombia finish * coaling.
The c.invoys will be the Indiana, the
Columbia, the Cincinnati, the New Or
leans and the Yale.
Some spicy correspondence has pass
ed between Miles nnd Sampson, but
new all mattei# are amicably adjusted.
Miles refused to sail with the small
convey Sampson at first cfffi jd.
Not Yet Named Owing to Delay In
Spocial to The Herald.
Chi' kamattga. July 21. —Owing to the
delay in Washington in completing the
plans for the Porto Rican expedition
Gen. Brooke has not yet stated what
regiments are to be sent from here or
when they go. Gen. Haln's brigade,
vvhlth was tinder orders to rrnve, did
not get cut this morning as expected.
KILLED SHALL ALLIGATOR.
The Reptile Was Found In a Branch
Willie Davis, a small colored boy,
who lives on Kcllock street, while com
ing from Sugar pond, over across the
river, killed a small alligator In a
branch. He thought it was a scorpion
and began to bombard It vigorously.
How the baby 'gator got there is a
It io Said Sampson Has Been Sent to
New York. July 21.—A Washington
report, says a correspondent of the
Times, says Sampson was detached
from command at Santiago and put. In
charge of the eastern squadron, leaving
Watson to take his place.
Hr. Jones in Nashville.
In my letter of yesterday t failed to
mention that numerous prominent cit
izens of Nashville desired to be remem
bered to our mayor, Mr. Walsb, among
the number being Mr. James Kill!tea.
one of the most prominent promoters
of the Irish movement. Mr. Paul Hey
man, has many warn) friends in Nash
ville, who desire to be remembered to
him. In fact! I found so many people
jin Nashville connected with our cwn
! folks that 1 could not possibly retnem-
I ber all the messages entrusted to me.
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• conflict w‘ib Cuban* and Aat vicnn*.
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pirirnfly and flrmiy mi* by ih* Am
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For NfXt Pitre of Meeiiofc. Though
Loulm ille Ip to Vesifrdty
Was Mire of liie Vote.
Atlanta. U*„ July JL—The fight over
(be piece ol holding tb* next gather
ing of ('esWctstf Veicran* grow*
warmer w.th the grogfea* oi th* re
union. The K.*ntocky delegation wh.*b
, was pi*itically assured of tte conven
! t,ou hnrt* today that Charlealoo la in
| the fight to way and that the influence
of thf rt.jtrb Carolina del gates is rap
id y spr.adltig. The Kentucky delega
lion was asamed yesterday of the sup
port of Tennessee, but It app ar* that
Hist state nt a meeting voted lo go lo
Charleston. Texas announces iselt tu
favor of Nvw Orleans, but that city
not making any sjcclol effort toward
securing the meeting, it is believed by
the Lcrisville delegation thst Ken
tucky will get the Texas votes. Tht»
tin for voting on the question will be
derided today. The crowds are much
larger then anticipated end last night
several cht rehes wpre thrown open for
the accommodation of the veterans.
Ocr, ml Gordon called the canventlou
of veterans to onler at the auditorium
nt Piedmont Perk at 10:30 a. m. He
said: "We ere »» Confederate men
and women, but we are also Arnerl
erns and proud of our country.
(Cii-Ttn), , God htts blessed us as lie
has bltjSrit no other nation. It becomes
us Who have been spared by hiu Prov
■ iriencf to sing praises to him and 1
want men whose shouts have been
I>. nrd in many batleflelds to join in
a h mn cf ,'ralsc service.
I Tbe committ s cn credentials au
, noi need several resolutions: The re
lict" < f the hlatorleal committee was
a. seated by Chairman General Steph
en ». Lee, of Mississippi. The report
! geys: "in the just war in which our
country Is at present engaged, our
comrades now living atnl the desccnd-
P tit * of those who have passed away
j have nobly used the opportunity to
| .show the world their
I ardor. patriotism and
readiness to devote their lives to the
defense of this, our reunited country."
OLD OFFICERS REELECTED.
The old officers were reelected by
reclamation. They arc: General John
B. Gordon, of Georgia, general com
manding; General Stephen D. Lee. de
partm. n of Tennessee; General V>. L.
Cabell, trans- Mississippi: General
Wade Hampton, army of Virginia. The
convention adjourned until tomorrow.
FLEMING RESTING WELL.
Under the Operation and Every Prob
ability of His Recovery.
Special to The Herald.
Boston, Mass., July 21. —Congress-
man W. H. Fleming, of Augusta, Who
has just undergone an operation for
appendicitis, is reported as resting well
at a late hour this afternoon and that
the doctor's entertain every hope and
probability of his complete recovery.
It will be some six weeks or two
months, however, with roost favorable
conditions, before be Is fully recover