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THE IlED OLOUD CHIEIj
iin uuuuuu uuuiiiu vri iiiiii i
Filipino Commissioners Say 8,000
Arc Ready to Surrender.
OTIS DOES NOT RECEIVE THEM
Report Tint Agtilnaldu It Inclined to
Talk 1'oaro Hrmijjlit by Nttlve From
the Insurgent (.'npltul (Julut In and
Manila, Fob. 28. Two commission
ers, who returned from Mnlolos, tlio
headquarters of tlio Filipino govern
mcnti untlor a fing of truce to-diiy, ro
port that 8,00;) rebels uro anxious to
surrender, Thoy also express tho bo
llof Unit Agtitnnldo Is Inclined to nc
ocpt pacific overtures. Mnjor General
Otis did not reeclvo tho commission-
Kxcopt for an occnnionnl volley nnd
.onio Individual firing by tho rebels
from tho Junglo iivnr Calocnn, nlong
tho river and in tho vicinity of San
Pedro Macatl, nil wns quiet nlong tho
cntlro lino last night, Tho onfcmy's
sharpshooters tit Cnlocan continue to
nnnoy the soldiers hi tho daytime, but
the Americans no longer pay nny nt
tcntlon to thi'in, reserving their tiro
until tho robots appear In tho open in
sufficient force to justify a volley or
nn occasional shell.
In Manila absolute quiet prevails;
tho streets are deserted ami the only
sounds to bo board after 7 o'clock In
tho evening are tho tramp of tho
patrols and sentries and tho occasional
canter of tho hoofs of an o Ulcer's
COL, LITTLE SHOT HIMSELF.
The Kansas Oalror' ISorotvor Went OIT
Accidentally Not Dnngornut.
Manila, Jan. Id (by mall). Tho
first casualty In tho Knnsiis regiment
occurred nt 1 o'clock this morning
when Lieutenant Coloucl Llttlo shot
Colonel Little was ssrrlug as field
officer of the day In charge of tho out
posts of tho First brigade, Including
tho block houses of tho Kansas and
Montana regiments, tho Third artil
lery and the Pennsylvania regiment.
He had been resting at tho Montana
block house und at 1 o'clock this
morning ho prepared for tho
periodical round of the guard
linos. Thero was no light in the
room nnd picking up his belt his re
volver dropped from tho holster nnd
was discharged. Tho bullet entered
Little's left leg above the knee nnd
ranging upwards passed out of tho
buck of tho leg nnd again entering tho
leg lodged neor tho hip bone. Colonel
Little was removed to tho military
hospital. The wound Is not consideroJ
THE LATEST FROM THE JUNTA.
American Chargod Willi All the liar
liitrlllr, liver Heard Of.
Hono ltoNO, Feb. 23. Tho Filipino
government has Issued another viru
lent nnti-Amerlcau decree, in which
tho following passages occur:
"Tho American guns respect neither
honor or property, but barbarously
massacro women nnd children.
"Mnulla has witnessed the mosthor-
rlblo outrages, confiscating tho prop
erties and savings of tho people at the
olnt of tho bayonet and shooting
tho defenseless, accompanied by odious
nets of abomination, repugnant bar
barism nnd rncial hatred worse than
tho doings in Carolina. l'nles you
conjure n holy war for Independence
you nro only worthy to lw slaves and
parlns. Proclaim before the civilised,
world that you will tight to the death
gainst American treachery and brute
force Even tho women should it nec
essary. "American professions and promises
re pure hypocrisy. They covot the
polls of this patrimony of our race,
wishing to implant hero a more irri
tating aud barbarous dominion than
n tho past."
THE GOVERNMENT STEPS IN,
fropoiei to Stop the lUpeilltlon
lvAXBAS Citv, Mo,, Feb. VS. The
United States authorities are after
those who havo organized, or joined
the military oxpoditlon to Honduras.
William Warner, United States dis
trict attorney, gave instructions to K.
It Durham, United States marshal,
to nrrcst any one against whom
ho could got evidence nnd to
prevent any parties of filibusters
from leaving tho city. In this the
marshal has asked tho aid of the po
lice, and it is doubtful if the plan to
tart some of theo soldiers of fortune
toward tho Gulf of Mexico to-night
"Thosa who aro organizing an expe
dition like this and thoso who enlist
In it wo allko gutlty of violating the
neutrality laws," said Major Warner
HELD UP KOHLSAAT'S NAME.
Senator Muon Witt Oppote the Jinlee't
Confirmation by the Heaate.
Washington, Fob. S3, The Senate
eointnltteo ou Jadlclary postponed no
tlon upon tho nomination of C. C
Kohlsaat to bo United Statos judge of
the northern district ot Illinois, In
ordor to glvo Senator Maion, who op
poses conBrmation, an opportunity to
prepare a statement for tho commit
tee. The committoa decided to roeom
Band tha confirmation of W. It Day
a judg of the Sixth Judicial circuit
f.VJLT IN SAMOA,
(lernuny ItornlU lliilTet unit Chambers
Will lie Itollovod.
Wasiiinoton, Fob. 28. As Indicat
ing the friendly purposo of the (lor
man government to bring tho Sntnoan
controversy to n settlement satlsiac
tory to the United Stairs, Ilerr b'alf,
tho newly elected president of tho
municipal cotincfl of Apia, will come
to tho United Stales before proceed
ing to his post, to eonfot' with Secre
tary liny and other administration
Ilerr Half will succeed Hcrr Raffol,
who left Apia on Fcbrunry 22 for Her
tin, where ho will bo compelled to
make a report to his homo govern
ment in explanation of his conduct nt
Apia. Ilorr Half Is now on duty in
one of the German possessions In Af
rica, nnd has boon instructed to first
proceed to Merlin.
It wns stated to-day that tho Sa
monn question has never been nt dan
ger point, as has been reported, but
fault hits been displayed on both sides,
and Germany and the United States
propose to take action to restore or
der. Hcrr ltonc will, in nil probabil
ity, bo removed, nnd Chief Justice
Chambers Is expected to bo recalled.
Chief Justice Chambers' recall will
not bo due to his decision or to Ills
course, but to tho letter ho wrote to
his brother nnd which contnliicd'stntc
ments objectionable to the German
government, which have been commu
nicated to tho Htato department. The
otllclals say that his usefulness has
gone to some extent after tho result
of his letter, nnd Germany has inti
mated that sho would bo pleased If
some othor person were appointed ns
his successor. Within ton days it is
expected that reports will bo received
from the three consuls fully explain
ing their acts, and when theso have
been considered action will bo taken
by the two governments.
Thero Is one other point who shnll
bo king of Samoa which remains to
lis settled by diplomatic negotiation.
Germnny will Insist that Mataafa, by
reason of tho overwhelming majority
ho received nt tho election, should bo
made king, but the decision of the
chief justice and tho protocol of tho
Herlln treaty excludes htm forever
rom consideration incoauectlon with
The administration proposes to sup
port Taun. Great Hrltaln is similarly
inclined, and, as n majority rules, ho
will probabbly bo established on tho
NOTABLE EVENT AT HAVANA.
Clroat llin(iiet nt Which General,
Droulcn nn I I.on Spoilt.
Havana, Feb. 23. Tho banquet nt
the Tacon theater Saturday evening
proved n brilliant successful alTatr.
Governor Giurnl It rook o and Major
General Leo spoke. Cubans generally
regard tho occurrence nt the function
ns tho most promising auguries
of Cuban independence since
the pence protocol was signed.
The then ter wns crowded to
overllowlng with spectators and'
more than 200 covers wero laid
for tho banqueters, ltesldes the gov
ernor general and General Lee tho
company included Mnjor General Lud
low. General Chaffee, tho
general's ohlf-of-stalT; tho starts of .
Generals Lee and Ludlow, nnd other Mr. Vest nntngonizsd the nrmy re
nrmy and navy officers, together with organization bill, although ha said he
many prominent citizens und Havana
Olllt-inli- (iiMloml Amlrnil.t :it nn tint
right of General Gomez nnd Mayor La-.
costo on his left. tho war in the Philippines was not
ltoth tho American generals repeated J being conducted with the Idea of giv
former statements of tho military nd- lugtho Filipinos self-government,
ministration, ehlelly along the line of Yeas Allen, Allison, llacon, Hur
assurance that the United States In- rows. Carter, Chandler, Clark, Cock
tended to establish a stable govern- rell, Cullom, Doboa, Eiklns, Fair
ment in the Island nnd then to uellvcr banks, Faulkner, Forakcr, Fryo,
It to the Cubans themselves. These . Galllnger, Gear, Gorman, Hauna,
nvsurnncos wero vociferously np
plauded. General Gomez himself old not
speak, owing to tho hoarseness from
which he is suffering. General An
drado expressed thanks on his behalf,
adding in his name that tho banquet
had done much to bring the Cuban and
American elements to a clear undor
btandlng and to define the position,
work nnd alms of tho Unltad States
military administration In Cuba.
General Gomez, who Is much in need
of rest, said to a friend: "This popu
larity is killing me."
Itrform lrly Will Orcsnljtv
Cincinnati, Feb. 25. A national Or
ganization of the Union Reform party
will bo made at the national confer
ence of the amalgamated elements here
on Wednesday and Thursday of this
week. Secretary M. A. Ncrt, of the
Ohio committee, says thero will be
over a thousand delegates present
from the different states, representing
Silver Republicans, Populists, Social
ist Labor party. Liberty party nnd
others, especially those favoring di
rect legislation. Any person com
mitted to tho referendum principle of
direct legislation will be admitted tc
the uational conference.
Mr. John A. Logan III
Washington, Feb. 28 Mrs. John
A. Logan Is seriously III nt her home
in this city. She is suffering from a
second attack of grip. She has been
unable to loave her room for more
than a week nnd her condition cause
lUrtl Time. In 1'urto Illco.
Wasiuxoton. Feb. 28. A, private
letter recently received from in officer
of the nrmy serving In Porto Rico ex
plains that many of the Americans
I who went their la expjetatlon of find
I In opportunities for proStablo em
ployment nro In a deplorable condl
I lion and without means to return
A l'oitmtter for riessiutoo, Kin.
Wasiiinoton, Feb. 2s. The Presi
dent nomluated Henry Plun to-day to
be. postmaster at Plcasauton, Kan.
Reports of Dewey's Firing On or
Sinking a Gorman Warship,
WASHINGTON DENIES THEM.
War Depirtment Kay I'lilllpplno Affair
Aro llenimrlng, ami Nary Department
Pay No More Hhlpi Will lie Kent to
I)wejr In the (lormiii I'ltrll.tiuont
WAdiixoToN.Mnrch 1 A rumor wns
extant hero this morning that Ad
miral Dewey had fired on a German
war ship. Auotlior itory had it that n
German ship wns sunk by tho Ameri
cans nt Manila.
At tho War nnd Navy departments
it wns said that there is no truth in
Tho Vnr department says I'lilllpplno
affairs nro reassuring, and tho Navy
department says thero is no probabil
ity that additional ships will be or
dered to rotnforca Djwey.
London, Morch 1. Tho Herlln cor
respondent of tho London TIuum, em
phasizing what he calls "tho absurd
ity of most of tho stories regnrdlng
friction between tlip Gjrmans mid
Americans at Muntln," snys: "Tlio
stcamar Irene loft tho Philippines a
fortnight ago. and Is now on her wny
from Hong Kong to Amoy. As for
Vico Admiral voa Diedrlchs, ho left
tho Philippines months ago."
Hkhi.in, March 1. It eferrlng to the
construction of tho railroad aud other
improvements in tlio province of Shun
Tung, tho minister of foreign affairs,
said in tho Kslchstag to-diiy that nn
ugreoment wns nbout to be concluded
between tho German empire nnd a
syndicate of German F.ast Asiatic cap
italists. With roferonco to tho statements
published in foreign newspnpers re
garding tho supposed nctlon of the
German warship Ireno in tlio Philip
pine nnd the alleged conduct of Hear
Admiral Dewey, who, It hns been said,
threatened to rIuIc the steam plnnauco
of tho Irene, tho minister of for
eign affairs said this statement be
longs to the cntcgory of "plump can
ards." So fnr ns ho knew, tho Irene
wns not in tlio Philippines, but wnsnt
Hong Kong, nud tho only German
warship nt Manila was the Kuiscrln
There were, ho added, a consider
able number of German merchants in
tho Philippines whom tho German
navy wns anxious to protect during
tho Hlspano-Amcrlcan war. ,
"Wo hopo," tho minister said, "that
our countrymen will lind security
under American rule."
ARMY BILL PASSED.
Only 13 Vote, Against It In the Kenito
Mr. Voit'e Speech in Oppoiltlon.
Washington, March 1. After n con
cst that will bo memorable in tho
history of tho Senate, tho compromise
army reorganization bill wns passed
last evening nt 7:10. Tho notable
ipecch of the day against tho measure
wns dcllvero.l by Mr. Vest of Missouri,
but his brilliant eloquence availed
nothing ngalnst tho measure as finally
did so with hesitation, becausa of its
strong ndvoeacy by his colleague, Mr.
Cockrell. He declared his belief that
Uausbrough, Harris, Hawley, Holt
j feld, Jones of Nevada, Lindsay, Lodge,
Mcllridc, McKnery, McL.uirln, Mai
lory, Mantle, Mitchell, Money, Mor
gan, Murphy, Nelson, Pasco, Perkins,
Pettus. Piatt of Connecticut. Piatt of
New York, Pritchard, Proctor, Raw
lins, Roach, Ross, Scwoll, Shoup,
Simon, Smith, Spooncr, Stewart,
Teller, Warren, Wellington 5.-..
Nays llnte, Merry, llutler, Cnffery,
Chilton, Clay, Daniel, Hoar. Martin,
fcttlgrow, Turlcy, Vest, White 11
KIPLING IS BETTER.
till Doctor Ilopei That tho Crltlt Hat
New Yor.K, March 1. Rudyard Klp
flng is slightly better to-day. Dr.
Dunham, oue of tho attending phy
sicians said at 11 o'clock: "There has
been n more freo respiration and I
hope tho crisis has bean passed "
II. II. McClurc, son of the publisher,
said to-day: "Mr. Kipling pavscd n
favorable night. No new complica
tions have set in nnd there is a general
feeling of hopefulness in tho .sick
THE OREGON OFF FOR MANILA
Uefore the Middle or Starch the lUttle
Ship Will He With Dewey.
HoNOLUi.r, Feb. 21. The battle ship
Oregon, accompanied by the collier
Iris, sailed for Manila, February 20.
lletween two ani threo weeks will bo
necessary for tho battleship to reach
THE POPE SUDDENLY ILL
Alt Andleoeee Boipcnded lUd Grip a
JIomk, March 1. Tho pope was
taken suddenly ill this morning and
his audiences hae been suspended,
lhe pob was suffering from grip tho
latter part of January. It was re
ported that he was seriously 111, but
this was denied. A few days latr he
held audiences In bed, in spite of his
physicians' protests. Ho la SO years
JUNTA'S STORY OF THE FIRE
A Modest Stttement Tint 400 America?
llodlo. Hail Alrnttly Ilnnn 1'oun 1.
Pahis, March 1. Tho Filipino junti
here lias received a cable message from
Manila, February 21, via Hong Kong.
"The lire broko out in tho Chinese
quarters during tho Chiucso New Year
festivities. Tho Americans provoked
tho owners by demolishing houses bo
foro It was necessary. Tho Filipino
lire engine, owned by Scnor Gnnco
nnd worked by Itrltlsh subjects, win
lnrgcly instrumental in cxtiiiguishinc
tho lire. Tho Americans interfered
with tho native salvngjrs nnd tried to
enpture tho engine, leading to n con
flict. Harsh conduct elsewhere led to
general fighting. Tlio Americans re
tired to the walled city nnd tho fleet
bombarded tho suburbs, believing the
city wns endangered. This caused the
"Agitlnaldo'H troops then nttnckod
nnd entered Tondo, Santa Cruz and
Kalpo. Conflagrations broko out nt
Itcnoudo nnd Malnd, nnd the city wnj
surrounded by n lino of burning
houses. Tho fighting continued
Wedncsdny nnd Thursday. Tho
Americans by thnt time wero greatly
fatigued by the sun, fires nnil contin
"On tho other hand, tho Filipinos
worn continuously reinforced, nnd tho
Americans closed tho Ptiento do Ks
pann, to prevent the Filipinos from
invndlng tho city. Tho Americana
then fired on every ono stnnding nt
tlio doors nnd windows, nnd thus kill
ed the engineer nnd malinger of the
Andrews cotton mllL Tho foreigners
applied to tho foreign ships for help,
nnd n number of marines wero to be
landed, when Admiral Dewey inti
mated that eueh landing would bo an
act of hostility and Hint his ships
would lire upon nny binding party.
Somo Itrltlsh bluejackets, however,
landed unnrmed, to act ns firemen,
nnd remained to guard the Itrltlsh
consulate, banks and other llrltish
"Tho Andrews cotton mills belong
ing to llrilish subjects suffered severe
ly. Tho Amarlcaus searched British
property, sacking insurgents.
"Indiscriminate btrcet shooting was
prevalent. Men, women and children
wero kilted. Tho bodlo3 of 110 Amer
icans have nlrcndy been collcctod.
Their loss In killed nnd wounded will
reach 430. Tiio bo.lies of 3'.'0 Fili
pino men, 425 woaun nnd 230 children
havo bsen recovered in the streets.
About S'JO natives wero wounde.1.
"Tho loss to foreign propertyis esti
mated at SM0.003 and nntlve property
SCiOO.003. About 3,003 houses wero
"General Montenegro cannonaded
tho Filipinos. Agulualdo is still at
"Many foreigners embarked on
bonr.l tho ships. About eighty Chi
ncso were killed while trying to enter
the walled city.
"Tha peoplo killed by the Andrews
mill wero ace used of harboring ua
OUR LOSsTbY REGIMENTS,
B'z Knns.ttu Dcmil nail TlilrtySlx Wound
ed Tht fourteenth' Mjny Cmu titles.
Manila, March 1 Tho casualties to
date, by regiments, are ns follows:
Twentieth Kansas rojlmcnt 1
Fourteenth Infantry II 3
First California r K'liuoui 0 LS
v,Hnlut.'i u roclmuat W
Idaho regiment t! ?.)
Fourth en airy U :.'
North Dakota nttlmoiit 0 l
Wjoralnu tedment I -i
S xih urtlllvrr 0 3
Third artillery n 3i
Ftr.vl Montnrm n lmcnt r 41
Tenth Pennsylvania rcktlment... -
I'lrst Cjlonio rsslmojt 3 7
Ftm Nebraska 8 ii
V rkt South U.iUotn regiment.... 6 v
Utah artlllerv 3 0
1 went,' third Infantry 1 1
Tlilrteonth Mlnncsoti o II
Srcoad Oregon rcirlmcnt I I
McJIru department t I
General Wheaton relieves General
King, who Is sick n't San Petro Macatl,
M0LINEUX IS HELD.
(nqnrU In 6onttlonI MurJer Co
t'ndoil l'olion Kent by Mollneux.
Nkw Yonii. March 1. Holnnd lltirn
ham Mollneux, son of General Lcsllo
Molinctix of Itrooklyn, was arrested
Inst night charged with murdering
Mrs. Kntiicrine J. Adams in this
city on D.-cimb.-r 23. 1333. Ho wns
locked up In tho Tombs prison. The
arrest followed tho verdict of tho cor
oner's jury, accusing him of tho crime.
While the inquest was into tho death
of Mrs. Adams, it, also went into tho
circumstances of the death of Henry
C. ltarnct. of tho Knickerbocker Alb
lctlc Club, who was poisoned by a
powder received through tho mall, ns
was Mrs. Ad-imi. Tmi cases are so
closely connecte.l that they can
scarcely be considered saparatcly.
I.mti Illrvetel Acalmt Unntera. -Jki'it.U'on
Citv. Mo., Marchl.
Lcc of Carter introduced a bill in tho
House providing that persons wishing
to hunt in any county in which thoy
do not live shall bo required- to take
out- a license, for which thoy shall
pay S.'5 Thj Senate pjujd a bill by
McCliutio making it prima faclo evi
dence when a man is found on tho
premises of another with a gun aud
dog or elthci, that he Is there for the
purpose of hunting and is, therefore,
WouU liar rulyEml,t.
Wasiiinoton, March 1 A favorab't
report on tho proposed constitutional
amendment prohibiting polygamtslt
from being elected to Congress was
made in tho House by Representative
Capron of Khode Island, iu behalf of
tho committee on election of President
and Vico President. It refers to the
case of lieprcscntativc-elcct llrigham
II. ltoberts of Utah, as ono of the
causes for renewing attention to the
subject. After reviewing this case,
the report states that Its determina
tion rests with the next Consrrcaa.
IT MAY BE A KILLING.
CITY MARSHAL OF CRAW
FORD IS SHOT.
.The Affray My llaso n filial nndtne
T.eirlR lronmn Arrrstnl nit Buiplclon
of Iliolnfr l'lrcd the hliot Ho Declare!
Frank Moonoy, city marshal of
Crawford, wns shot Into Saturday
night nnil is now In n critical condi
tion and is lingering between lifo and
death. Lewis Grossinan, tin honor
nbly disclinrged trumpeter in company
C. First United States cavalry nt Fort
Robinson, which Is sltunto.l threo
miles west of Crawford, is Incarcerated
in the county jail at Chadron, and In
ease of Mooney's death a charge of
murder will be preferred ngalnst him.
Otherwise he will be held for shoot
ing with Intent to kill, ns ho is aus
pleioncd of firtng tho shot.
Grossman nnd a lrimbcrof other sol
diers wero recently discharged, nnd
were on their way east. At Crawford
Marshal Mooney and ,11m llngucwood,
a saloonkeeper, boarded the train to
collect a bill from Grossman of 512.B0,
which he paid. As tho train started
out a shot wns fired, and Mooney reel
ed to tltc ground, shot in tho head, tho
bullet tearing onecye from the socket.
Grossman trim arrested nt Chadron, It
having been learned he fired n shot,
although ho claims to have shot in
the air. The party of so'dlers wero
more or less under the influence of
Conlly, Hut Worth I'rlor.
After going n week without news of
the condition of his woun led son, C.
O. Whcdon of Lincoln sent the follow
ing cable to his son nt Mnniln:
.'Hurt, Mnniln. How? Whcdon."
Tho following nnswer was returned!
MANILA, Feb., 24, 1SP3. Whcdon,
Lincoln, Neb. Fine. Hurt."
These lnconlc dispatches cost Mr.
Whcdon 82.41 n word, or n totnl of
321.40. In view of the nature of the
nnswer ho felt that he never got to
much good out of nn equal expenditure
In his life.
To At olUh Coninilli n
At n recent meeting of the council ol
Omaha Councilman Stuht introduced
two ordiunuccs providing, one for tho
abolition of the present police nnd fire
commission n repenl of the ordinnncs
passed last spring creating it nnd tha
other providing that the council shnll
constitute n fire nnd police commission
when sitting on such. Stnht snys he
introduced those measures to carry
out a popular demand for n radical
change n the conduct ot the police de
partment and to save to tho city the
expenso of the commission.
Hoo IIoos Klrct.
At the recent convention of Nobras
ka lu mbcrmen nt Lincoln the follow
ing were elected officers for tho ensu
ing year: .T. ,1. llonckember of Sutton,
president; P. I). Smith of Lincoln, vlo
president; II. I). Sherwood of North
Itend, nnd Frank ColpHzer of Omaha,
directors. Secretary nnd treasurer nro
to be selected by officers elected. They
nrc the old offijjrs, and elected by ao-
Appoint Abhnlt to Chech Vp.
The legislative. Investigation com
mittee appointed by the sennte nnd
1-ouse to examino into tho charges of
wrongful munngemeut of the affairs
of tho state auditor's ofllco In regard
to insurance and other business has,
under tho resolution nuthorlzlng tho
Investigation, appointed Juno Abbott,
formerly bookkeeper In tho nudltor'a
to check up the office and ranko a re
Governor Poynter has issued the
state rewnrd for 8200 for tho nppro
hension nnd conviction of the murderer
of Silas Ilnllcy, who was found dead in
tho Republican river nenr llenkcltnan.
He nlso hns issued a requisition for the
return of James Itatley from Chicago
to Lincoln county to answer the charge
of stealing SI, 800 worth of cattle.
Oatmeal factory to be lie-Opened.
Kyd it Co., grain dcnlers of Itcatrica
have purchased the mortgage on tho
Hentrlic oatmeal factory, with a view
of increasing their intorests in tha
plant and with the ultimate intention
of re-opening the plant. If this is no
cnmpllshcd llentrieo will witness n re
vival of whnt nt one time wns ono of
its most promising Industries,
farm llmid Drop Dead.
J. F. Mnleom, n farmhand employed
on C. A. Day's farm, west of Ilnstlngs,
dropped dead recently whllo nt work.
George WileV cottng.i residence at
Ilnstlngs, together with n part of his
household furniture, was destroyed by
fliv. Loss between SW0 nnd SOOO, In
sured for 84.10.
A New Company.
Ad jutnnt-Gcneral Harry has returned
from Norfolk where ho mustered in
company L of the Second regiment,
Nebraska national guard. The officer
of the company nro J. W, McClnry,
captnln; Alfred N. Gerccko, fist lleu
tenant; Curl II. Pllger, second lleuten.
For i 1Mb Rtste Fnlr.
It is expected that the conference
between the cxiodtloti officials nnd
the lK)ard of managers of tho Nebras
ka state ngrtciilturnl society on tha
plan of holding a mammoth state full
fin the exposition grounds during the
fuinuner will occur In n few dayi. A
letter has been received from Secretary
Furnns. which stated that the board
of managers will meet the exposition
peoplo and tha du'o will bo fixed at
Mercy to tho guilty is often crueltj
to the Liuocent. '
SHOT TWO OF THE KANSANS,
Captain i:illot nnil u L'rhuioltlt by Sharp
uliootrrs N-ar Cr.l it tin.
Manila, March 1, Thero has been
Iho usual desultory firing along vari
ous parts of the Hue, but the only cas
ualties to-day nro Captain David 8.
Elliott of Company G, Twentieth Knir--6ns
volunteers, and a private of tho
tamo regiment. They arc both dan
gerously wounded. They wero shot
by tho enemy's sharpshootcra near
The rebels nt MUlabon fired upon
tho cruiser Calluo from the jungle yes
terday whllo Ad nlr.il Dwjy was vis
iting the monitor Monatlnoclc. Threo
jliclls were dropped by tho monitor
Into the Malnbou church, demolishing
the structure and killing ti number of
rebels who were inside.
A factory nt Mnlolos Is reported to
be running day nnd night to supply
tmmunltion for the insurgents. Tho
natives havo collected empty Spring
Held shells and are refilling them.
Moro than 2,000 of theso cartridges
have been found in houses in Panda
ran by an officer of the Washington
The cruiser Charleston nnd tho gun
boat Concord havo gone on it ten days'
cruise, presumably looking for filibus
ters. It is believed that arm? nro
lauding in small quantities at north
Washington-, March 1. Tho follow
ing report has been received at tho
Manila, March 1. Additional
wounded, February 27, entrenchments
before Colocan: Twentieth Kansas,
Company F, Private Howard A. Olds,
abdomen, severe; Thirteenth Mlunc
iota, Company II, Private Andrew J.
Middle, artn, severe; First Montana,
Company G, Private Kdward F. Moore,
tbdomen, Kcvcro; Tenth Pennsylvania,
Company C, Private Gilbert Culte,
slbow, severe; J. A. Hcuiicssoy, foot,
"Additional in Tondo and Hinondo .
district, Manila, February 22-23: Four
teenth Mlnnesotn, Company C, Privato
Irn 1). Smith, spcriim, slight; Company
D, John Hnrtficld, side, slight; Scconil
Oregon, Company K, Privato Martin
Hildcbrandt, finger, slight.
"Additional near San Pedro Macatl,
February 18 and 27: First Idaho, Com
pany I), Privato William II. Liltie,
foot, slight; First California, Company
11, Private Charles F. Hushman,
shoulder, severe. Otis."
Tho following cablegram was also
received nt tho war department:
"Manila, March 1. Adjutant Gen
eral, Washington: Battalion Twenty
third Infantry sailed Cobtt 20th in
stant; Hattnllon California volunteers
sails Negros to-morrow. Everything
quiet uere past few days. Otis."
ELLIOTT A VETERAN,
early Ixist III Coinmliiilon on Account
of llli Ago.
Topkka, Knn., March 1. Cnptnin
Davis Stewart Klllott, Company G,
Twentieth Kansas, who is reported
wounded nt Manila, served as a Re
publican member of tho llouso lu the
state legislature of ISa'.i.
From 1800 to l'BOJ ho wns proprietor
nnd editor of tho Coffey villo Daily
Journal. He left the newspaper busi
ness to resuino tlio practieo of law.
At the time ho raised Company G ho
was city clerk of CofTeyvlllo. Ills
daughter, Miss Lelia C. "Klllott, was
then his deputy and Is now acting as
Klllott served In tho civil war ns n
privato in n Pennsylvania regiment
nnd it was for this experlenco that
Governor Leedy commissioned him n
captain. He is .11 years of age, nnd on
this account his commission was held
up by tho mustering officer fn Topcka.
A telegram from the secretary of war
directed that the commission bo issued
Captain Klllott haa n wlfo, threo
daughters nud a sou living in Coffey
vlllo. Two sons nro serving with hliu.
as enlisted men In tlio Twentieth in
fantry nt Manila.
Private Howard Olds enlisted in '
Fort Scott. Ho is ii years of ngo nnd
was a clerk by occupation. His fath
er, D. A. Olds, lives iu St. Joseph, Mo.
MRS. MARTHA POMEROY DEAD.
Newj of the Death of the Kansas Ben-
tor Widow Itttrclved In Atrhlion.
Atciiibon, Kah., March l. Mrs.
Martha Pomeroy. widow of tho lnt
United Stntes Senator S. a
Pomeroy of Kansas, died very
unexpectedly at her homo In Wash
ington Snndny afternoon. Mrs. .Pom
eroy was 7n years old. Sim wns ihn
third wlfo of Senator Pomeroy nnd
mm uersou occn married threo
times. Her first husband wits a
pilot on the Mississippi river. Her
second husband wns a wealthy llaston
banker, who died and left her i largo
fortune. She was married to Senator
Pomeroy in Atchison iu ls03 aud wu
a leader in Atchison society.
A Ho-pltal ship for Mtnlla.
Nkw Yoiik, March 1. Orders havo
been ssueil to the hospital ship Relief
to-all for Manila at tho earliest pos
sible moment and to movo nt n great
speed as is safe. Tho Reliefs cargo
will consist of enough medical sur
Piles for 25.00J meg for n yoar
Merman Amaulled lu Chins.
llKin.iN, March 1. AceoJdlng to nr.
official dispatch from Pekln, scvoral
Germans wero grossly insulted and
afterward assaulted lust Saturday nt
TlonTaln, tho port of lVkln. Thoy
had great difficulty in escaping frotv
I'opa Will Not lleluTlte.l.
London, March 1. Tho Homo corrp-
V V. "Any inronioio says:
Holland has nssured Itnly that tho
popo will not lu Invited to sjti.1 a rep
resentative to the conforenca for th
limitation of armaments."
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