OTIS, OCTOBER 7 1899, 02:53 AM

MANILA. ( Received October 7, 1899-2.53 a. m.)

AGWAR, Washington:

Indiana sent south early in September to collect Tennessee regiment Iloilo and Cebu, picked up portion Iloilo, proceeded to Cebu, where regiment volunteered services to assist to drive off insurgents from mountains near that city; services accepted by General Snyder; insurgents overwhelmingly defeated, Tennessee taking prominent part; reembarked at Cebu, reaching this harbor 1st instant, detained in harbor to complete necessary discharge papers and will sail in Indiana to-morrow.