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“ . . . . * . ho so to & DEADLY ENCOUNTER WITH THE Sword AND THE MAC HETE.

The Machete, to which constant references are made, is the implement ased in cutting sugarcane. T he weapon, however, is longer and narrower -han the ordinary machete, and is very deadly in the hands of the insurgents. Concealing themselves in the tops of palm trees, the insurgents make attacks as represented in the ongraving. This mode of warfare is adopted for the purpose of concealment from the enemy, and with practiced riflemen is most destructive.

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GUBAN PATRIOTS FIGHTING FROM THE TREE TOPS

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FOR FREEDOM

CONTAINING

A COMPLETE RECORD OF SPANISH TYRANNY AND OPPRESSION
SCENES OF VIOLENCE AND BLOODSHED;

Daring Deeds of Cuban Heroes and Patriots

THRILLING INCIDENTS OF THE CONFLICT; AMERICAN AID FOR
THE CAUSE OF CUBA ; SECRET EXPEDITIONS: INSIDE
FACTS OF THE WAR, ETC., ETC.

GREAT RESOURCES; PRODUCTS AND SCENERY OF THE “QUEE:
OF THE ANTILLES; ” MANNERS AND CUSTOMS
OF THE PEOPLE, ETC., ETC.

BY

Senor GONZALO de QUESADA
Chargé d'Affaires of the Republic of Cağat Washington, D. C.
AND
HENRY DAVENPORT NORTHROP

The well-known author

TO WHICH IS ADDED A FULL ACCOUNT OF THE DESTRUCTION
OF THE BATTLESHIP “MAINE 22 AND THE REPORT OF THE
NAVAL BOARD; HURRIED PREPARATIONS FOR
WAR WITH SPAIN, ETC., ETC.

Embellished with many Beautiful Phototype Engravings

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1898, by J. R. JONES, In the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D. C. All Rights Reserved.

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