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New Bethlehem Vindicator (Newspaper) - July 28, 1899, New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania In7 Estabr shift in new july Adieu at Walt out alter meeting to be Cabinet meeting the fare Secretary Alger and the pre seat Ayott of his about half a hour arts the Cabinet had soot appeared As White he was admitted and formally presented to those of his whom he had not his greeting was pleasant and he remained but a few shortly afterwards to catch a train for the United nil clans Bonf Fht at High Cal on on time Deposit Al Fol jails or Erp Reft with open be latest style and Satis fac shop near the a Tartu hotel or left tie White House he said he would return and assume charge of the War department shortly after Hoot had left Alger Raa Dalus he Handt with the president and each Jiember of the Farewell there were Many kindly expressions of regret Andes Hanjes of the Cabinet remained in session about three quarters of an Hon Rafter general Al Gers at plans for the reception of Secretary Alger upon his re turn to his which were Par Tilljr completed at a meeting held provide will be met the reception committee at some Point Enron Gefrom on arrival he will be most by All fee March ing of the City which care to join in the the Gen will be escorted to the City where a formal presentation to the gathered crowds win be made in front of the Hlll by the there wiil be a Public reception in the corridor of the pity followed by a probably in Light guard Sheib Opportunity far the expression of the sentiments of prominent citizens will be governor in ring the meet favored the idea of Holdine a genuine meeting following the Public mayor Maybary raised the whether such expressions would not Embarrass and Dis please general Alger rather than other but the governors Mas meeting july Secretary Alger always Felt a pardonable Pride in the Success with which the War depart ment met the tremendous problem than stupor it by the necessity with which it was suddenly confronted Dur ing the War with Spain of suddenly disposing of the thousands of Spanish prisoners captured in Santiago the history of that time had not been fully and i remained for Secre tary Alger to Supply the need by a bit of he said that on the night of july the president asked him what in his judgment should be done with the Spanish after their being before their capture he and the presi Dent when he awoke the next morning the idea occurred to him to Send them Back to he further said m part that he went to the White House and Laid the new plan before the saying that if would be an unprecedented and a most gracious act that to ship the prisoners to Galveston would be Hall the distance that we should have to guard and feed them no doubt have to ship them Back to Spain in the Endi also stated that i believed that it would be a great inducement to the spaniards to which Chen Era Snafter Ateward assured me the the president readily approved the and on the same Day he cabled then follows some of the official Cor Respondence with general Shafter and some of his correspondence with the Spanish then he told of the advertising and acceptance of bids of a Spanish com which made a lower rate than the other and no which theother companies he further said i the rations for the prisoners were inspected by a United states govern ment and this government paid paid for Tho transportation of All the july beg to tender to Resig nation of the office of Secretary of to take Eskot time in the near future As you May decide fuse affairs of this department will in terminating my official connection with your i wish for Yon continued health and the highest measure of eur Cassa in carrying oat the Grest work entrusted i Hare the Honor to your obedient sir to the the president replied executive july f Secretary of War Deab resignation of the office of Secretary of War Nader Date of july 19 is accepted to take effect the first of in thus severing the official relation which has continued for More two i desire to thank Yoa for the faithful service you have rendered the country at a most exacting period and to wish you a Long ctr Happy with assurances of High regard and i am yours William convention Epworth Lead ours held Muat Ozarr and conv Kruika of control meets the Epworth league at Indianapolis formally adjourned son Day night to meet in Francisco in incoming trains sunday brought Sands of and it was estimated that the number of delegates had reached the the visiting ministers City pal pit Sinthe and tie afternoon was devoted to last night presided in the tent at Tomlinson Hall in the opera and Louis at Roberts Park John Goucher of Baltimore delivered interesting address the Mission work in he has returned from an inspection of the missionary stations in that Aud spoke of Progress of the Epworth he had Vith him 20 nags from Indian Epworth Bishop the chaplain of Libby spoke of the missionary work in the South other speakers of the evening were Ajo Izo Chattanooga Haven and Baldwin of at the close of the addresses Farewell consecration services were in the tent the services were con ducted by Chicago Bishop in Tom Liason Hail in the opera and Bond in Roberts Park these services consisted of testimonies by the hundreds of whom spoke in the four at the close the Benediction was pro the Board of you tool began its meet ing which will probably Hist till Bishop Ninde of Detroit a chairman of this the most important matter to come before the Board will be the question of federation of the Young Peoples so Dewey took a e tue american Consul Atondo an excursion to Opolka at it was decided that the United states Cruiser Olympia should remain hero Days crowds visited the censer Sun Day and were shown Over her by the who explained everything about her to the Admiral accompanied by the american made an excursion sunday afternoon in a Carriage to Oprina the Rome correspondent of the Lou Don daily mail says Mascagni in Honor of Admiral was performed at Pesaro 1 on sunday for the first time before an the same number audience of earned by Tho other companies under their bid would have Cost the govern ment Here was saved to the United and Proba Bly As much More in some Days after this contract was awarded the president said to me As i entered the Cabinet room Secre would Yon like to hear something favourable to printed in the new York Rimes and went on to read the editorial complimentary to the Man whose mind originated the plan of transporting the spaniards Back to Elihaj Boot to Confer with the president Shefford Lonj Hii new duties altar congratulated his on sunday Elihn who is to succeed Secretary Alger at the head of the telegraphed the president he would be in Washington on Root desires to have a conference the president respect ing the duties of Hia new before the former leaves for Lake president Mckinley sent hint a Tele in was made a tender of the and an answer was re accepting the pie boots the War depart ment it was that senator Chatt witty of fluff frat Boot to accept in his Osythe it waa greatly appreciated and is considered one of the finest hymns Mascagni has new july Van Wyck received the following cablegram from Admiral Dewey july to mayor Van new York letters received and invitation a expect to arrive about will Cable definitely from have the crowd was so great at Hock near saturday at Tri state Encampment of tha grand army of the Republic that the Supply of food ran it was More than visitors were of the in the morning services were conducted on tie Pavilion by on Plain John Sayers of he preached a splendid taking for his text the verse of the twentieth chapter of containing the and All people of the Earth shall see that Honart called by the name of the and they shall be afraid of Honnon fined Salt Lake july Moll imposed a Fine of upon Angus the defendant hav ing by his attorney on tuesday last guilty of in lawful Gannon was not present in but was represented by Bis Mays a boy fatality connected with strike rioting at j Gross Captain colonel hardly philippine at i Street car Bistro number or per badly one perhaps two policemen saved from a probable sync Hlaj 07 to july Cen tra Aisne received the following mess age Send regimens at the Columbus regiment was at ones ordered to assemble and should reach Cleveland Early july adjutant general informed mayor Farley that the militia companies be Warren and towns near this had been officially notified to hold themselves in readiness to answer the Call of the mayor should the situation get beyond the control of the present various companies of the sixth and eighth regi to the number of 800 have also been ordered to prepare for a Small riots but with one exception they were without serious re the death of Henry slain by a Bullet fired by Ralph a conductor of the Broadway was recorded the first fatality of the a repetition of the wrecking of a Enslid Avenue car waa attempted by strikers or their sympathizers in Brook a suburb of at a Euclid ave nue loaded with was wrecked by an explosion of nitroglycerine or gun the injured were 0 Alanson t obey ills own at j his Purdy lieutenant Tair Man of company k and one Quarter of my men were Down ten min Tea attack on fort from the time the heavy Spanish Bre yet no one arid kept steadily firing without any As the saying is in the French did tha daring and he Roic bearing of colonel Harry Egbert become a cherished Herit age of the Amer ican people As they Long had been of the colonel Egbert commander who waa the one wounded while heroically accomplish ing something on the slope of san Juan Hill in front of the other of Cera fell that Day and were Bat it was not their Fortune to get much in return for their Egbert led his the sixth United states j against tha Blockhouse at the end of a couple of Honra he was i won nerd and carried from the but j meanwhile he had occupied the attn Tio Nof the spaniards in fort san j drawn their fire and enabled Hia men j and Hia superiors Alsoto study the j compound fracture of right Arm j Points in the if Wenk Points j broken and internal Likely to there and to reconnoitre the both Lego ground leading up to j right Arm badly Cut and tilt Tlle colonel has become Billj colonel Mortali Zed be Cense Hia Fate at Iii about legs Aud Catharine 25 Cornell Uffer lag from nervous Albert 13 Wallace Dora 11 Oal Idale bruised about the three or four not the explosion Tore out the front end of the smashed All the windows and destroyed the after consid Erable difficulty the car was stopped and a Call for ambulances was sent the William who came from was dazed by the but the Frank Sci troeder of the Force of the explosion was so great that it Shook All the houses in the neighbourhood and was heard for a Dis Tance of two or three there is no Cine to the identity of the person who placed the explosive on the persons living in the neighbourhood Sav they saw a inn in a at the Corner of Kensington where the explosion and get out by the Railroad he remained there a Short time and then drove rapidly cars were started running As usual on All but one or two the mobs were astir a thousand or More persons gathered on Barton on the South and proceeded to obstruct the when a car came along with two policemen on Board it was attacked with a Shower of in spite of tie policemen the nonunion Motorman and conductor were roughly one of named my had two ribs and the other was badly one of the policemen fired at the the Bullet striking a Man named the mob assaulted the of both of whom were struck repeatedly an but for the of a priest of the Catholic Church near at hand the officers might have been by this time three cars had been mixed up the and a patrol Wagon Load of police arrive the rioters were dispersed and the cars were Back to the there was a serious disturbance of the Broadway line at the Corner of Petrie where a mob of assembled and obstructed the find ally a car came along from the i Avenue having Board sergeant Burrows and a private of militia and detective the officer ordered the mob to disperse when the Motorman attempted to remove the obstruction from the but the rioters showed then sergeant Burrows nud the one with filed faced the mob and attempted to Clear the there was a Sharp fight for a few during which t perfect Shower of stones fell about the detective Aud the smashing the car to one was seriously Aud after arresting two of the rioters Aud placing them on the car it waa returned to the the police of to convard charged the making several the military on guard at the Holm Den Avenne on Tho South annoyed by a and 15 arrests were made there with the assist knee of the a mob of conceived the idea of blocking the track of Orange Street of placing a big Boulder in the Middle of the Street and building a fire the plan worked and cars for nearly an when tie police drove the mob put the fire out and gave the Street railway men a Chance to move the three men were sent to the Hospital with wounds made by policemen clubs at the end of this As a result of the shooting of the Driver of a grocery Wagon in South Brooklyn saturday afternoon by a non Union the mayor of that Vil Lage issued an order to the to arrest All nonunion conductors who carried concealed every car stopped and each conductor found a revolver was All were subsequently bailed out by the com a Small riot was started at tha Corner at Pearl Street and run fun Fri dec Young woman struck who a Kod her to Board a a Oaunita a crowd of Union Stoces cars and a a cad of the the com Board of a the Amla i has been More bloody than at Sun it is interesting to recall Bis report of j that the last Story if Buttle from his Nipa or Egbert Coli Mundil the sixth infantry at san Joan Hill in the brigade with the sixteenth Siml tha seventy first new the Public knows too Well How things were not done that but there is no need of excuse or apology Over cult nil Egbert and the colonel Egbert tells naturally How his regiment had the Lead on the March to the san Juan for that Spanish shells passed harm Lessly after awhile he caused the men to re Riovo packs and Lay them beside Tuu then said they stood Rendy for action with Only Campaign Blue Canvas Canna Trou Sers and 200 rounds of ammunition per before reaching san Juan River the infantry halted to give the cavalry the right of the it was late in Tea the Valley waa shut and it was very hot an Aid came Back from the front and brought word that colonel the brigade com wished Tho sixth moved for Ward at pushing everything out of the colonel Egbert he led Forward to the Ford of lie Agna Dorres from that Point Tho commanders could get a partial View of san Juan Hill Haw Kins said to somewhat beyond Here Yon can get an Enfil Ade fire on those and lieutenant Ord will show you where to go old belonged to the sixth and was on the brigade staff that this order Colo Nel Egbert Calls the keynote of the desperate fight waged Fly the sixth in Fantry against the san Juan entrench the Stream in front was and colonel Egbert dismounted Ami walked followed by two battalions of his he walked through because he thought some of the men might pick dry fording places and impede the across the Stream the colonel soon found the cavalry front and reinforced its Spanish fire was then be ing directed upon the outposts from buildings on the the Field in front of the sixth colonel Egbert found to be 800 Yards covered with tall Grain and swept by Spanish fire on the regiment was led across the Field to a heavy Belt and there was found the san Juan River sowing Waist deep in a rapid colonel Egbert again took the initiative with one spa Pantand recon loitered is to saw n Road at the base be san Juan Hill and the wire Fence in closures Between the Road and the Hill at a signal colonel the rest of the regi ment leaped Down the Back into the River and soon lined up along the barbed wire Fence a hot fire was opened on the Spanish and this was far ahead of the cavalry attack on the first so often called the first attack on the Spanish at san Here the says colonel remained contending with the Hill for about an As we were partially hidden by the hedge and protected by the Road on casual ties were not heavy at the same time i was not satisfied with on position on the being oblique to tha gave Only an oblique and comparatively not an effective i therefore concluded to Advance the regiment into the Field of High grass lying Between on position and the san Juan As we bad no material for outting the Tifi wire Fence i availed service of a cuban negro j j thought of stopping until the order by should this it now became my of Nail be sue duty to i saw that the needed in get me of the in its entrenched Posi Ting j Tion was entirely too for killed most Beau and if we remained another ten the regiment would be de i with my line tenant walked along Hal lice and cautioned the company com Manders to move by the flank but to the Road which was done in excellent carrying our dead and wounded along with As Scon 113 we had bestowed these in safety under the overhanging Bank of the River we resumed the fire from the the position of the sixth on the Road was maintained until the reserves came up on tb6 colonel egberts distinctive work was but not the career on san Juan Liili of the sixth infantry and its com soon after the to the Road Parkera galling Battery opened on fort and a great cheering Back along san Juan River Drew the Atten Tion of those in front then came a Cloud of skirmishers and the tall form of Hawkins was the impetuous Ord by Hia leading a charge to support the Gallant line in the Road on the slope of the Mil when the charging line got abreast of the colonel Egbert ordered his companies to file through the openings in the Fence and join this new like egberts first Advance Drew a Savage fire from the Blockhouse and from the trenches on the Egbert was Bot through the but As he dropped behind he saw that Tho charge had gained an impetus not to be Stop Ped by All the manners on san Juan his regiment had led off and placed its name at the head of the Roll of Honor in losses As Well As in j colonel egberts last fight has for its i historian his daughter who was j near the in a letter to friends in America she described the Philippines affair us a second Colon Nel Egbert led Hia new the j Twenty second on a charge j against the town of the town is surrounded by a Wall and is on an colonel Egbert led his men against the As his daughter was crowded with Tho enemy to thick on the Wall that they they were sending Gall ing fire at on men As soon As they came in before our men got in Range they had to Cross the River again like san Juan and the who was acting As Papas says that there were plenty of rafts for the but that papa plunged ii with his men and the water was up to his when they got the general sent pupa an order to take the trenches in front of the town and then to charge Token be Sage in his stovepipe a that it Little Willie Pape toy save All of it you aps nine no Riak when Raa chamberlains choirs Rhea fund your Money if you Are after using it it is every where admitted to be the most remedy for Bowel complaints and the that never it is Safe and Genera ii had found Ilia Way alone into this place and with Bis a cat aate a Nam bar of i advanced my regiment through these openings same so paces and line directly the Hill St about 860 Yards where we colonel Hall Ltd the Wall and storm the the masonry was too Stout for artillery and the Only Way to the place was by it was n great Deal to ask of new and they were so new at first it was hard to Start the fire was so bitter and those open Fields seemed so far papa went up and Down the calling to them to cheer those filipinos Are terribly afraid of american cheers and finally be got them started through the Bushes and just then to was hit the regiment stopped a and the word ran Down the line that the colonel was and then they started Forward like never stopping for commands or and they got to the Wall and swarmed Over it and took the town before they papa lived an hour after be was and knew before he died that Tho town waa Wheaton came no to Bim and Yon made a Gallant and lying on the smiled and we took the town colonel egberts comrades in Cuba believed that his san Juan wound had not completely end that tha effects of it caused him to succumb so quickly at Geo Hoe religious from the of a the Trae Christian is one who Thanka god for redeeming evangelist the human Lirar strength peace i tyls or first great tails an when we came to new patronage our Hopes Aye been Morei for which we Are truly to we shall use continuation of the i Leonaie ally we wish now totals your attention to i and varied Stock of a Jill of which we Are Selling at the very g our store is Well stocked Aud goods Day we Are Able to compete in is goods Ritli and solicit a abcs is vex you Are invited and you right

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