Scene of the War.
The Raising of the Stars and Stripes Over the City of Ponce
Spaniards Drinking the Health of the Americans.
SPECIAL CABLE DISPATCH BY RICHARD HARDING DAVIS,
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fitttiny ft* l*ia Citam. of wtow* lk*f»
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r* added l« tV Ikttod »ai*a
Tk* ki«trl*b ar* r*ir**lta* tola «w
ir>*untalna. They »«l in*Htoklv mah*
trout.!* heyoad » >«** '»*•**•' H*nr*.
with !ti* gs W |Sft «t troop* th*t
%I ‘ f
When Marjorie sings her throat of
Swell* with .he (mule’* ebb and flow i
Like throat of song-thrush and her
Grow tender as the light that He*
On the hilltops when the sun Is lot*.
So fa’r the s'''g?r. scarce 1 know
Allegro tram sdi glo,
Nor drerm her art to criticise
When Marjoris sings.
I Icrh, and list, and hourly grow
More Iky rlr her glare; but. oh.
Of whom dream abet (Oh, dread Bur
For chem do these soft blushes rise?
To >• horn th?; maiden fancies go,
Wfcc-a Mr.rj.u 1? sings?
—JULIA SCHAYER, lu August Llp
Ye*tr lay morning prartbdly et ten
th., ty c/clcck at .hr First Presb>'te* ;an
church. Hon. Frank Valiaton Evans,
mayor of Bitmlcgham, and Miss Sarr.lt
El zabeth Wilder, were married. The
ixprcrr' ve ceremony was performed by
Rev. Dt. A. B. Cary, pastor cf the First
Presbyterian church, assisted by Rev.
Dr. L. S. Hanley, pastor of the Central
Presbyterian church, and was witnes
sed hy hundreds of friends of the
bride and grcom, who crowded the
handsome edifice to Its fulest capaci
Picf. Fred Orambs presided at the
r ;an amt at tea-thirty the not a of
Miodelssohn’s wdding match an-
EOticc'd the approach of the bride and
TJjc toshots Mr. Chappell Cory of
Montgomery, private secretary cf Gov
ernor Johnson; Mr. Gaston H. Wil
der of Galveston, bt other of the bride;
Messrs Henry B. Gray, Augustus B.
Camp. John E. Donelscn, and Word
Htopct. The' entered the church and
1 proceeded to the altar down the two
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Cheerinor Our Troopt.
j Tk* r-io Mima* at* told *m«ika to
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• trank* *M nnttomn* 4 4*4*iinto nr*
I rninny «• mi «k**t i«m*i« l# <k*ni
! kin** Hl* ynartto* M narrkawny nr
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t» raaiUnt aiWnllto. a*4 rwk'f
mml bn* k**t> yl%*n to fcun
4r*4a «4 kail*** ** *l*»*4«r*a.
Tk* tortnal a***** »to Ik* *f»*rk'*n
of Ik* *urt*tMl*r «r lk* rlty of P«n**
art* rttlkln*. e*«4lnan4 tVrn. Ik* Br>-
,„h mn*ul arlto* Ik h*half «f lk#
knantord*. pl#r*d Ik* rlly Ik ik* P"**
n*totoa of Chtnotnl Mil** »»k rrkotti
■it rtonotal Witoon, Tk, arti* aaa
mot* Ilk* <to* «k a yal* <l*y ik- k An*
Ini <4vine tk* *orr*nl*r 4 a rlly Tk*
ma>ttity »f Ik* r**MM»r* rrmain. l in
lk* rlly to arlcao* Ik* Am*n*an*.
Tk* r*r*mony ot»M»««*. o*o*ral
MH*a and • l*0“r»I Wll#*, to * rr*-
~T . n«. l pton kad k**n 4ilv*n from j
lk. Am*/n-an h**d.|u*rl*T' al lk* P«rt
of >*on<* to Cana <M R*y. '# «k* My
I centre aisles, and took their post.loos
I «m« *>••*«■# morning suit* with
bun ton n loos of " hit* roaebud*. rol-.
lowing the usher* came (he two maids'
cf htner, one in either a sle. M m
| t'arcllne May Wilder and Mi»« Steila
I Harper Bank*, niece and cous.ti of the
bride, and both lovely representative*
of the young womanhood cl Ncith Car- ;
fpon rtauhing the altar ratling, (hey
with the groomsmen. Messrs. Koas C.
I Sfctth and Melv.He W. Drennen, who
| had followed them ao*vn the aisles.
| awaited th; bride and grcom on either
[side of Dts. Mauley and Cut;', and fac
ing the great c ngrua'.lon :>.s*ent.
The hr not'd maid. M:is Catherine
i Wild; r Fort, another beautiful North
j Carolina niece of the bride, came down
! the left aisle as the hands: me bri 10.
up n the arm of her brother. Mr.
Samuel Wilder, a prominent attorn;y
[of Charlotte. N. C.. entered the church
land approached the altar, down the
I rltrht hand aisle, where thcy»m>t the
groom and his best man. M W. J.
Pea/ce, who had terns from the vestry
The ceremony was simple, but pe
culiarly Impressive und s:,lem;. and
was accompanied by a d;llghtful mu
sical selection, rendered in Prof.
Grambs' beat style. As the b". id.il
party Ift the church, Lohengrin's
v*rc:d ng mereh was beautifully played
by Prof. Gratnts. The groom, bet”
m.~n and grc nismen wore morning
rnits. The br ti.cnniercs cf th° two for
mer were of white rosebuds, while
! those of the groomsmen >v-r? composed
of pink rosebuds. Th; fair young
bride was unusuaiL* handsome in a
beautiful gov n of ninl- and green
[changeable silk, with bayadere strip'v
1 and trimmed with bands and tiny
[ retchings of green silk. The corsage
■had a guirape rt white liberty silk,
and was adorned with an effective
trimming of white s'lk applique. An
elaborate green sash completed the ele
gant toilette. The hat was of greon
ttr.-vi, with a full trimming of while
motisseline de soie, white bird of nara
dtse feathers, pearl ornamems and the
back clusters of pink and green roses.
The bride’s shower bouquet was com
pos-d pf dozens of white roses, tied
with yards rs white satin ribbon, upon
which vire knotted bunches of white
The three maids of honor wore love
i ly gowns of white organ die, whb b*-
i renting picture hats trimmed with
graceful plumes and clusters of roses.
| Their showy bouquets were of pink
! costs. With long streamers of pink sat
in ribbon, upon which were bunches of
! immediately after the ceremony the
bridal party drove to the residenc® of
ft •*, aart* C"a»M* tk*a and l*lyna*iii
ivora ik* mny* *4 lk* *My, aaai»*4
i tk* tomtom, a* ik* hi* St* totkato*.
- on# too* a «to to tot* itotowaw* ito*
4H Hay. **4 a* OHtotal Mlto* m 4 ttok*
rtal wttoa l*n Ik* 'tortkik tk* •»*
'tototod* kntnfci f4*y»4 ton* tokfHto*.
| A fMnt , m mum <■* tk* toitoto tom*
•4 ito any fa* tk* Atortaan *■**.»>»
kM tkftotok Ik* ikk'lWl r«aa4 tk*y
( a»»k*4 toia Ik* kattotkk. atom Ik**
| «,rv m a«.lf4 to O-ntal Ttoa kk4
The Military Governor
I (total ttoa **l4 to ttoa*»*l ¥«*•
j ikat Ik* ritt**a» *4 Itotl" Ktro •***
•MM to kk*« if Ik* «T twanto,
jlfal «•■ ""* and **at*ta a* kad tom to
!« na* aakfc* to r-aanH t*a»a»aa*il*
H aaa lo*H lk*l 'onWrlpal aSattk
: «««kl »M k# 4»Ht»rto4 to* ik* Ika* to
'toy. 'kai Ik* a*in* knal «toi»l»
• ,aid ***** tarn H aa* *«pkito*4 t«wi
Uto> aoaM to >**»toalkto to ttoanal
M ila a a* tntiwary yov*tn»«*. afco *aM
k**p Ik* Hty ktotor n to« •* toatnal
fata «'i t ita»iv* to ana*.
Ovaotal Mil*# and «ton*r»l WU* a
I ton >t*pp*4 *«l on tto karony to »i*a
tk* mmw. Tfc* Hoad «k**t*4 wildly
■ 4 Ito ltn> Atorrtmn c*n*ral» kaatlly
•Ii k4r*a Ttoy t***tv.d an ovauoa #«
Ito* mad* ttolr aay hark to Itobr
May** Pula*, nftrr Ito r<mf*t*n**.
Inld to *»# ylad Ik* A m*nr ana kad
~m* Tto ittakd. to anld. noa would
*n>ry proaparlly and »>****. and Ito
toal Hilsartt o anlrd Ito Atn*rkam to
Tk* poll! Ira I prtaokrr* In Ito I'uarlH
d* Infantarla w*r* r*l**»*d to our aol
dt*r* Krdolf ftiroro. an. aav*d Mi tto
Blrk at tlm* from totny *bot l»y Ito
' Spaniard* H* *•» *hary*d alifc h*v
• uiy cat Ito t*l*«rapk air* M»mi
11-. nr* and San Juan laat nlkto
It an# bi* l*lan to prrvrni lk* **-
'ikrrltlo* in I'ori'o from *,odln* m (*»n
Juan for lalnfortwßMMktk, H* had l*m
the bride'* mother, eetaw of Seventh;
avenue and F'venlr«ntb street, north,
where preparations were made for the'
hnnt moon trip, which I* to embrace i
•II points cf Interest tn the north atul
Mrs. E-an* changed iter wedding
dress f ir an cltmant tailor-made going-;
away g< vn of Yale blue cloth, trim-’
mrd with black, with aiyltsh bat cn
Mr. and Mrs. Evans left on the Lou
isville and Nashville nooo train for De
troit. where Mr. Evans will deliver an
addtcm before the league of Mtinlcd-1
pallties. which will convene In that city
"in a few days.
Mr. and M.s. Evans were the reeio-
I tent a of a very large number of mag
nificent prevents, silver, cut glass, fur
niture, clocks and articles of virtu,
[ which attested the high esteem In
! viblch they are held by their hundreds
Fpnn (heir re:urn to Birmingham,
about the latter part of August, Mr.
and Mr*. Evans will reside at their
hi me. corner cf Seventeenth street and
S; >enth avenue. Mr*. Evans as Miss
WMder, nlnre her residence In Birming
ham, has drawn about her a large cir
ri- cf friends and admirers because of
her sir' ng womanly characteristics,
and her gentle, lovable, attractive per
som-liiy. She is a daughter of the late
Gaston H. Wilder of North Carolina,
who *vas paymaster general In the
Mexican war. and state s-nalcr for 12
ara. and was a man of prominence
ana influence In the political and so
cial history of his native state. Hon.
Frank V. Evans has been identified
ever since his rosld nee in this city
with all the boat interests of the com
munity, and has contributed very
greatly to the upbuilding of this. Ala
bama's m-st Important city. Al
. hough reared In Georgia he is an Ala
bamian in the besi sense, and has been
fr: - many years one of the most in
fluent al factors in Ibe progress of this
-tlcn. Ho Is a journalist of rare
ability; a p-lltlcian of Judgment,
discretion and Intellectual capacity;
an official, honest, thorough and con
scientious; a man loyal, true and de
voted to hts friends; a man of convic
tions with the courage of those con
victions; to whom the entire commu
nity t nders warmest congratulations
at this tune of lUb happiness. Before
leaving for their honeymoon trip, Mr.
and Mrs. Evans sent Mrs. Evans’ beau
tiful bridal bcuque! and other flowers
to it; distributed among the inmates cf
the Mercy Home. Birmingham Age-
Mr. Evans is well known in Augus
ta. where h'e resided for several years.
He is a brother of Mrs. T. H. Stafford,
and has a number Of other relatives
Hiss Gilbert Complimented.
Miss Jessie Wall entertained de
lightfully last evening, in honor of her
TM Id AUUU »*l l*Z>
kH ftaan to* tM to to *«**atod. kad
•ton ant atoyo *a»***d ito tot*— <k*
ap.0t.,4. »H MM Ptwd ■—•*■4. :
itotn* man ato kad n»an Hrm p*to -
mnm to* »h»» •**• '»***a*«i
Tk* antkHk nf Ito AtaHaaM *«anH
HhOt k*4 MM tto MH*«ni at tto |
M>k* IM. aaa kina tod*** Ito «k<e*
• *•• *at»»**4*4 k* toal* kl«*4 n»»k
. <■***. akototok Vl** Atm—to*'
Tfc* Sna* a* k» «ian an**?* ifcm
at ito*in ton* toota Ito fci'inmn to Ito
Hty to a •uvdartfcm analkal datimr lkto
tto ito Hnnnl toa** am* tk* toya
ad H« kalkm*. Ttoa* Hilton# *ka to 4
k*«an la mar* Itom ito toll* and ika
a«n4* la tto a!**rt*m* Tkay toaaaki
Itotr iraaanra* htoh lo Ito MM **4
Mot**. fi«* * kirk I toy kad laton
■ torn for f#nr ito* nanM to had Tk*
alaraa oamad a*ai* Ikl* avrnin*
Scoutiny For SpeniArds.
Tto toannd and ik»t4 M-»*ronH«
11*. nta nroatla* «***f Ito Milt far
latkay SpaWatH* Tto M..141* altk ito
Idlh t**nn*tl«aala v.duklarta. lafl «'al
ifcta (aland, nrcotofainlad ky ito On
rinnoil. and inti«t tor* at *»«*i Tto
I’, anatli ant* trany* at* p.:t«»lilna lk*
Macadam road* r*i«-nd from ito Hty
lo San Juan. Ik* twnw* torn* kui
on* hundt*d toll** Ttoaa road# m#l
/amty-Sv* minion dolUr*. and th*t*
nr* aa*an loan# k*l*o-tt k*ra and la
Juan All of Ika** loan* *lll to l*h*n
ftniy tao as itom. AlkaH* ond t'ay*
na*. at* fwIHW.
Tto— mad* *k>d Ikrouak lk* moun
tain* and afford ampl* oi>i«ort unity for
lk* Spaniard* to a**l« Ito Am*rtran
troop* in arnlmrh. Tto pmaprrl la lk«l
Ik* march will k* # atna -»*
Beffßod to Retreat.
c*n*ral Ma< la* and Colonrl San
Mortin. who had torn ordared l.y ito]
yovcmcir ytorral lo Syhi ik* Am*rl- 1
ran*, war* prepared lo r*#l*( until
• hortly tofor* our troop# arrived. Al ]
tk* aolkttallon of all of lk* ronaulu Ih*
ttpantarda trlrcalcd Ik*. Ih* moun
tain*. A farrlaon of 1.200 t*yuhita and.
; guest Mis* Maud Gilbert, of Albany. |
| (j,, m m Wall received In a dainty |
| gawn of white organdie over yellow.
! while Mlm Gilbert was becomingly
jgr • ned in lilac < rgandle. Among those
I Invited to meet Mias Gilbert were:
Miss Sue Illsell. Miss Maul lllsell.
M,m Isitlle Force, Mlm Loulae Force.
Mia* Ruth Randall. Mlm Maryland
Randall. Mlm Eugenia Rlntels of t’har
-1ott& N .C.. Mlm Lucv Shannon of
Mississippi. Miss Annie Butt. Mr .Bay-'
nrd Caswell. Mr. Keid Walker. Mr.
Henry Saxon, Mr. Carl Meyer, Mr. I
| Thomas Miller. Mr. Charles Crc-mbe,
Mr. James Hendersrn. Mr. Joe Fargo.
Mr. Robert Blselt, Mr. Geddln-S Jow
ett. Mr .Frank Curry, Mr. R Leo
Henry. Mr. George Lombard and Mr.
Mrs. Holliday Is visiting friends in
Miss Annie Igtird Branch has relum
ed from New York.
Mr Pere>' Olive leave* tomorrow for
a month's stay in bis old home, Apex,
Mrs. C. H. Cohen and Master Rodvlclt
Cohen are socndlng a few days on
Mohrman's corner for
rent or lease. Store 30x
I 00. Apply to J. H. Mohr
DON'T WANT PEACE.
Col. Candler Desires to See the Third
Georgia Bo Some Righting.
Col. John S. Candler, who is In com
mand of the Third regiment at enmp
nr a/ Griffin, is not yearning for peace.
He wants war to wage. If peace comes
th.; Third regim nt will have hrul Its
war experience in cutup at Griffin and
thrilling stories of daring deeds on the
Hold of battle will be an unknown
quantity in the war tale 3 the hoys will
relate when the get. home.
Col. Candler said yesterday: “If we
com- to terms with Spain we’ll have
trouble whipping the Cubits, for I
have no doubt we shall have .that to
The Third Georgia Is, he says, being
made up cf the very best young men
in the stat.;. Out of 800 woo have gone
bpfore the mustering officer only thir
teen have refused at the last to take
Th; custom prevails of riding thet.;
men out of the camp on rails. Two of
them were so humiliated that they af
terwards mft dr- application for another
“Our examining officers are very
etrict,” said Col. Candler. “At Savan
nah we turned down 19 men out of 3a.”
Family trees originated from geneal
man* **•*•»«*** mnaitod k*4 anom
ay ik* Am*rckto
Tto MtoklHl aulitof* tm Ik* M*U»4
■at* *#M to aam to* ***** itonmawl
orywtat* and #*» tk—and wdaMM
K*m* at ito Amattrnn akin* kad toHi
omHol *1 ?•*»**• *■» iVWk •! day
nykt iim* aaia*. H •* ii-fcild. itoil
tto nHHM to to latoto* ai ratonka
. ain tom a iwtotkm *Mb Ito *my n»
ITnin Ml Tto Mohtto and itolamll kd*
i*pH a*nr Itot* >*»(*» day. aattok ikat
ito* w>t»akdaialM’« K to to ito t.ad**-
(VMM Alton I* nnanytod In «y*t»i*
• rant* ton P«*a* m a day ar tmm
M* wont to Si Tkoma* iHrtkkl tor a
~rf«t*a-* auk ito raid* r.*apany
tHlrtal Hprahifa bar* ha** dMdHknl*
•4 to l*onr». .d, Mtny lk* HlikHto to
nk*y itowrwl Wito* and nta totoy tom.
Ttoa* «ip alar- toHnta Ikki pt ay-idly
will cam* a Ilk lb* Ato*tto*n tava
That < Itcular Ml avldHllly III* ptadn*
matb<n of itonrral Mil**
Tto poUik-al pt•*«**»• r*tona»d im
day bar* toatotod Ito Am-rb-.a ramp
aaklnt lor food Ttoy raid Itoy kad
h**a Marvin* tot day. and a*pt with
joy nl lk* tr**tm*nt ar«-«td*d itom.
Tfc* *af*a lonlyhi at* kll*d allh
Siwpiard. drinhlny to lb* toalib of ito
Amcttrak* Our own have town aH
iom*d into lb* ktmi** as ito rltlmna.
t‘.,n*». In.trad of Ou.nb*. will to
uard a* a baa* by Ih* Am*Hraa* Al
1 nVtork lonl.ht ito Amrrlran war
•hip* tvyorlcd that Briny had tor*
toard ***** mil*# oul of f*ono* Tk#
Amrrlran woula and rotr*atln« Spak
larda ar* ihoaybl to kac* rla*h*d.
Tk* S|«ni#rd# ha** ta*nty-f«Hir Pb--
|r*a of ati»,l*ry. II I* toar M Mi r*lr**l
liny from lh>no* lk** torr*d a Juar
ttnn with another body at Snani.h r*y
ular* and ha#t*n *d to y*l Ik* yun* plac-
! nd in ito mrur.taia* Our aroutiny
fore* hs* to n lkrp-a**d. toil ll prob
ably alii to **v*ral day* tofor* lk*
Spaniak atlillcrymrn ran to dl.bid**d.
[Cliiten* of Augusta sod Georgia
and Carolina who w,*b to distUM pub
lie matters In parliamentary way and
in reason, will be welcomed in th.s
column A newspaper I*, in a way. a
public Institution.* Through It the pub
lir, in proper Isninds. have the right
to give expression to opinion and
Messrs. Editor*: I see by your paper
that you want the chairman of tt»* ex- j
eeutlve eommlttee to rail the commit- ,
tee together for the purpor t of calling j
a primary anon. You claim that the
primary is the ties! ned fairest way to
select'cendidatea both for the leglsla
ture and county officers. » can't ace j
where a primary held is'fore the reg
istry books close Is any better than |
the mass meetings at the court hous**. j
Now, Messrs. Editors. If y..J are hon- |
est In your editorial* and really wnnt j
a fair express!* *> of opinion, to mv ,
mind there is only one woy to get It
urn! that ts for the executive eommlttee
to order a primary nfter the registry j
books close and then only those wtn I
nie I glstered will lie allowed to vote;
In the primary and in the general elce
tbu If the primary Is held sooner. Then
.you will ffnd men voting in the prlmaty
vho can’t vote on election dav. f or the
'reason that they haven't paid their tax
I don't want to see any good man de
feated for office In a primary by vo
ters who can't vote In the October el or
thn. It would lie better to leave the
matter where It now stands than to
advocate something that Is not as good.
Services in the Lending Churches of
First Baptist Church.
At the First Baptist church tomor
row at 11 o’clock there will be a ser
mon hy Rev. Dr. Shaver.
St. Paul’s Church.
St. Paul's church, Rev. C. C. Wil
iams, D. D., rector. 11 a. m„ morming
prayer and sermon. 6 p. m., evening
prayer. The Yotuig Men’s Bible Class
meets In the vestry room at 10 o’clock.
St John's Church.
At St. John’s church the pastor, Dr.
Kendall, will preach tomorrow morn
ing at 11 o'clock. Dr. Plunkett, of the
Firßt Presbyterian church, will preach
al the evening service at 8:30 o’clock.
Christ Presbyterian church services:
Sunday school at 10 a. m. Preaching
at 11 a. m. Special topic; “The Earth ]
is the Lord’s,” The Christian Endeav
or meets on Thursday at 7:30 p. m. A.
S. Clark, pastor.
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Bl MIS IH SAMTAMJM, «»»«• N. V.
EUROPE IS CONVINCED
WAR IS AT AN END.
SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE HERALD.
Ixindon. July 30—All Korop** Mte
■ few Spanish radical* considers the
! war at an ed. For week* the press of
l/wdog. Paris, Rome sad eves Berlin
! have been advising Spain to ask for
|p*sre before going to utter ruin. Ev
erywhere there Is a belief that ttio Uni
ted States will demand and ought to
d» oiand the Independence of Cuba, ibe
cession of Porto Rico and the La
drones. with a coaling station in the
Philippines. There will be a general
recognition of America's rights to at
least this much. The principal com
ment Is on the question of Indemnity
and whether the entire Philippine*
should be taken. Spain still clings to
the vain hope of saving Porto Rico on
the technical plea of a violation of in
i ternattonal low, alleging that the at
tack was made after peace had be n
asked. She gets very little* sympathy,
however, for this anywhere In Eu
What Madrid Reserves.
Madrid, July 30.—K Is resolved to
! make withdrawal of Spanisn sovereign
ty over Porto Rico It* utmost conces
sion toward bringing about peace.
[Considering that Uland was outsldo
[the scope of the contention which or
' iginated the war and that the inhabt
' tnnls have always been loyal to her
GEN. WESLEY MERRITT
IS IN MANILA BAY.
BY HON. JOHN BARRETT, EX-UNITED STATES MINISTER SIAM.
Manila Bay, July 26, via Hong Kong.
July ;tn.—General Merritt arrived on the
morning of July 25 c»r the transport
Newport "and ahead of the time export
ed. He was greeted with vigorous
eheers from all the ships. He soon an
chored. Admiral Dewey ca 11../ on Gene
ral Meiritt and the latter returned too
roll. When he was leaving the Olympia
I he was given a salute,which was eas
ily heard in Manila. It infofmed the
Spaniards that the Am rioan governor
general had arrived. All is well. The
passage was smooth and agreeable
since Honolulu was left. There was
an average speed of 300 miles a day.
As no American warship .. is sent to
warn the Newport It was arranged, if
accessory, to come to Manila bay with
out slowing down. Ail aboard, includ
ing General Merritt's staff and three
batteries of artillery, ask The Journal
to report their safe arriva. and excel
lent condition. The crack Astor battery
declare that they are toad** to com
mence fighting Immediately.
What He Says.
“1 am greatly pleased with the trip
across the Pacific. We made better
time thun we even expected at our de
parture. <-lVe were unaware that the
Camara fleet bad been r...ailed .and
hence determined to push at full speed
[to reach Manila flrst. The other trans
'ports left rrear Honolulu should arrive
in three days more. Everything? favor
ed us. Everybody Ik in good form. Our
first Impressions here are pleasing. I
government. Spain would prefer the
cession of one of the Philippines. An
other bone of coo tea t 100 will be the
The Latest Decision.
Washington. July 30.—1 t la said al
midnight that thr President and hi*
cabinet ( have practically reached the
con* luslon that th*' answer to be sent
to Spain’* pica for peace should be
to this effect: The United States will
grant an srmtttl*. if Spain binds her
self to begin at once the evacuation of
Cuba atul Porto Rico and a'l the la
lands in West Indian waters belonging
la Spain, all other qu. stums to be left
tor futuie negotiations; the minimum
of 11m d- mandv to tn* made whan the
other questions come up for discussion
arc. flrst, a navel base in the
second, a naval has* lA the Philip
pines. probably Manila and contiguous
territory; third, the settlement of prl
vat.» claims by a Spanish-Ameriean
The cabinet is to be commended for
at. least one decision reached, and that
rs that the peace negotiations must ba
confined to th; United States and
that no foreign power shall act as ar
bitrator or umpire In th# settlement
of the questions which must he deter
mined to secure lasting poace.
shall lose no time In Informing myself
of the situation and In pressing opera
tions forwatd. The news of the capture
or Santiago and the sinking of Cerve
tn's fleet encourage us to toke Manila'
Will the Journal kindly express our
gratification at the assistance shown us
111 Kan Francisco while we are prepar
ing our expedition?"
The German Cormorant, which Trent
to Hong Kong, has returned. The Brit
isher Plover goes carrying these dis
While the collier Cyrus alongside the
Olympia was coaling, Thursday, a
large Spanish shell, taken from the
Cavite arsenal as a souvenir,exploded In
the hands of George Archer, steward
of the Cyrus, who was handling it
carelessly. It killed him and wounded
slightly and narrowly escaped killing
three of the Olympia men—Kay, Gul
scn and Poor. This is the first and only
Injury aboard the Olympia by a Span
ish shell. The Raleigh, Boston and Cal
lao are now close In shore. They ore
below Mutate commanding the Spanish
forts and It nches and supporting the
Agulnuklo’s lirst secretary, I.egarda,
Is missing. It Is feared that the Span
iards have captured him. Other reports,
unconfirmed, declare he has deserted.
Washington. D. C., July 30.--s'iencral
Merritt cables the war department of
his arrival at Manila. He says signill
cantly: “All the troops assigned to me
will probably be needed."