Madrid, Sept. 20.- Admiral Ceryera and a large number oL the personnel of his fleet are expected at Santander tiy Thursday, according te the weathr. The naval department has organized a great demonstration for his arrival. His first vitit will be to the Queen regent. Señor Canalejas had a long audience ■with the queen, in. the course of which lie advocated the advantages of Gen■eral Polavieja into power as seoon as the Paris conference is conclucied. The queen regent, who studies minutely the political chessboard, was very amiable with Señor Canalejas, who left expressing himself as much pleased with the success of the Polavieja party, which is rapidly gaining ground and is a serious thorn in the siile of the Silvelists. Señor Salmerón, the philosophieal politician of Spain, said, in summing up the results of the "war: "War is science and capital. We had neither the one nor the other. That is vhy we lost." General Pando has arrived in Spain and if suffering from fever. He is the bearer of a report as to the true state cf the army in Cuba. The peace comïnissioners will leave here the 25th ol this month.