TABLE OF CONTENTS
Important suggestions concerning the State Militia. General
Smith's resignation as Adjutant General.
Election of Governor Bradley as United States Senator.
EFFORTS FOR FREEDOM OF CUBA.
Reminiscences of an U. S. Consul to Cuba influence Gen. Smith to
champion her freedom in after years.
Promoter of the first mass meeting in the United States, advocat-
ing Cuban freedom. Collecting funds for Cuban Patriots.
Securing the mobilization of the State troops at Lexington, Ky.
Requests Governor Bradley for a commission to raise a Regiment.
He visits Cuba.
Meeting General Gomez, Commander-in-Chief of the Cuban Army.
His visit to Morro Castle.
Visits Castle Atares. where Crittenden was shot by Spanish soldiers.
Meets Maj. James Bryant at Matanzas, Cuba.
MEXICAN WAR VETERANS.
Made honorary Member of National Association of Mexican War
Veterans and then their Seeretary and Treasurer. Planning
and assisting in carrying out their annual programme at
meetings in different cities.
Successful campaign for increase of Mexican War Veterans' pen-
sions by Congress.
Presentation of Badge of Honor by the National Association of
Mexican War Veterans.
HEI.D MVANY POSITIONS OF HONOR AND TRUST.
Appointed by Mayors of Lexington, different Governors of Ken-
tucky. and by the President of the United States to posi-
tions of honor and trust.
In Social, Patriotic, Historical and Fraternal Societies.
Also in Banks and other organizations.
Member of Lincoln Centennial Celebration. Committee at Lincoln's
An Odd Fellow and E. A. Mason.
In Financial and Banking Concerns.