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HAS ANEASY TIME
General McArthur Reaches a
AMERICANS MOVE WITHOUT HINDERVICE
Natives Heotn to n Less Attached to
Agulnalrtn't Cause Tlmu Elsewhere
General Young Supposed to llo
at the town of Bayombong,
General MoArthur'fl troops arrived
ftt ranlquc, I. I., from Ocrona In the
course of tho morning. Tho railroad
beyond tho point has not been des
troyed. Tho captured railway stock is
being repaired to handle supplies. Tho
expedition trill go north toward Hay'
ombong probnbljr Monday. Tho signal
corps In constructing lines with great
A uatlvo courier from Bayombong re
ports that tho American troops left tho
town soon after thoy entered, nnd that
many natives remain, although no in
burgents. General McArthur discovered hero
Major Joncson, formerly chief surgeon
on tho staff of tho Filipino commander,
General Mnscardo. He resides at Ha
color and Is about to return thoro to
resume his practice. Major Jnnenou
says that all respectable Filipinos nro
disgusted with tho behavior of tho In
surgents and are very glad that the
Americans have tho upper hand.
A continuous procession of refugees
Is entering l'anlquo from the north,
indicating tho proximity of other
American troops, probably off tho rail
road lino. These refugees say that tho
insurgents have not known which way
to turn, with tho Americans occupying
so many places In tho north.
Paniquc is a rich sugar town. Soma
of the wealthy Chlncso and tho poorer
natives lied at the first approach of our
troops, but they aro now confidently
returning. Tho rain has ceased, tho
weather Is tine, nnd the country is dry
Tho natives hero say Bayombong
was occupied last Sunday by mounted
troops, probably General Young's brl
gado of General Lawton's division.
The people hero nro of a better class
than wo have usually found, and thoy
welcomed tho Americans, as they evi
dently realize that their agricultural
Interests will revive.
TRAIN GOES INTO A DITCH
Wreck of Train on Omaha Itoad unci
Hlx Men Killed.
Six men were hilled and four seri
ously, if not fatally injured In an ac
cident Sunday night on the Omaha
railroad at Humboldt.
A work train was backing out of
Humboldt when a handcar bearing a
number of Italians came around n
curve. Tho men, seeing their danger,
jumped from tho handcar, but left It
on tho track. The work train backed
Into tho obstruction and Hvo Hat cars,
upon which were a number of Italian
workmen, Jumped tho truck, killing
flvo men nnd Injuring Hvo others, one
of the latter dying later. It Is so far
impossible to secure the names of tho
dead and Injured. Brook Coblemnn,
an American, Is among the dead, the
others being Italians.
As soon as tho wreck occurred tho
Kalians began making threats against
khu tralnmeu, and their demonstra
tions becamo so ilerce that tho crew
were compelled to pull out at once In
order to save their lives. A relief
train was sent out with physicians nnd
when It arrived the Italians had quiet
cfLl9!yn ,tttd no trouble occurred. Tho
dead and' injured wcra taken to Sioux
PASSES COMFORTABLE DAY
Vice Prcsdent Ilobnrt it Least Molding
A Patterson, N. ,T November 11) tel
egram says: VIco President Ilobnrt
passed n comfortable night. Ho slept
well, and when ho awoke this morning
Memed refreshed. At 0 o'clock ho par
took of solid food nud told those about
him that ho enjoyed it.
Mn Hobart passed the greater part
of the day sitting at tho bedroom win
dow, at times reading thu newspapers.
Ho took less food than usual. TNtf
seems. Jo, Indlcato that his stomach
trouble has returned. There Is no por
ceptible change In his condition, but
lila friends are not as hopeful as they
have been, They believe that the vlco
president Is gradually growing weaker.
A DEMAND FOR STATEHOOD
Oklahoma Send a Louy or Fifteen to
Tho statehood convention which
closed at Guthrlo Saturday, appointed
a committee to draw up a memorial to
congress asking that Oklahoma bo
granted statehood with her present
boundaries. A lobby of fifteen per
sons was also appointed to go to Wash
inton. Delegate Dennis T. Flynn will
leave for tho capital tomorrow armed
with bills In behalf of a statehood and
free homes for Oklahoma. Flynn's
statehood bill Is said to bo slmllnr to
the ouo ho Introduced In tho last cos
blon. Teacher Gives Baby Away.
So.thnt she might goon with her
work Mrs. Ernst Hummel, Jr., a teach
er In tho Phil Sheridan school,Chlcago,
stood beforo Judge Whentlcy and gave
her baby, seven months old, to her sis
ter, Mrs. Bertha A. Phelps. Tho giv
ing was an adoption, and It come about
by reason of tho board of education
ruling that a mother with a child un
der; tho ago of two years could not
teach in tho public bchools, and the
board had just acknowledged it and
heard of this baby.
THE ENEMY WAS CHECKED
liner Advance on Hitonnrt Wns ItotUlcil
Tho followlr7 Is from the general
commanding at Plctermarltzburg by
way of Capo Town:
"Saturday nt 8 a. in, tho officer com
manding our northern outposts report
ed that the enemy's mounted patrols
wcro advancing across tho whole conn
try from Gourton road to Ulandl, mov
ing on Kstcourt. My force stood to
arms. Tho outposts reported various
bodies, from 500 to 700 strong, advanc
ing on Kstcourt from a northwesterly
direction. One party, BOO strong,
moved toward the railway bridge, half
a mile northwest of Kstcourt.
"Our outposts flftd on the enemy,
and one of our naval guns fired a shell
at 8,000 yards range, tho shell burst
ing close to tho enemy, who then hur
riedly retired. .
"At 13 o'clock reports wcro received
from three pickets that a large num
ber of Boers were In sight on a -hill
nbovo Leslie's homestead. Tho troops
returned to camp."
A dispatch from Kstcourt, dated No
vember 10, says:
"All is quiet here. The enemy Is be
lieved to bo encamped six miles away.
Our position is good nnd our forces
are sulllclently strong to repulse at
tack." Tho Doers occupied llurghcrsdorf on
Tuesday, November 14, und it Is be
lieved that they were then on the way
to seize Stormburg Junction.
Sir Alfred Mllner, governor of Capo
Colony, nnd Hrltlsh high commissioner,
has issued a proclamation declaring
that tho Iloer proclamations, annexing
territory", Impressing men or betzlng
goods, aro null and void -and should
not be obeyed. Ho promises full recog
nition and of fair compensation for
actual Injury resulting from royal ad
herence to Hrltlsh allegiance.
Mr. W. S. Shreiner. the premier, has
Instructed all civil commissioners to
announce that there Is no intention to
call out tho burgher forces In tho col
ony, as the colonial government con
siders tho military force of tho crown
sufficient to preserve order and repel
"Ordinary citizens," the premier de
clares, "are only expected to remain
loyal and not to give countenance to
Judging from present indications so
far from there being u prospect of a
Dutch rising, the faet is that many of
tho Cape Dutch aro so incensed at tho
loss of their property und the destruc
tion of railways and bridges that they
are oven beginning to force the annex
ation of the two republics. Our promi
nent politician goes so far as to say it
may possibly happen that tho out
lnnders will be the chief opponents of
WAS DETERMINED TO DIE.
Sent IIU Companion Away nnd Ilellber
ntely Hangs lllnuelf.
George Ludwlg'Cominltted suicide by
hnnglng at his homo at South Lincoln
Saturday morning at about I) o'clock.
He was alone at the houso at the time,
having sent a small boy who lived with
htm to a store, and tho evidence Indi
cates that he went at tho preparatory
work deliberately. The hanging was
In one of the rear rooms of tho house.
He had cut away tho plastering nnd
lath from the celling nnd tied a three
quarter Inch ropo over the rafter. Af
ter tying his feet together with a strap
ho tied tho noose around his neck,
cllmcd upon a tablo that he had
pluced In the right position, made the
ropu fast and stepped off the table.
Mr. Pudwlg had been despondent for
some time and tho taking of his own
life Is belioved to havo resulted from
a mind unbalanced by constant brood
lug over domestic troubles.
THURSTON WEDDING PLAIN
Ccrumony at Ilrltto'n Home and Very
Saturday morning, November 18, nt
0 o'clock, at Washington, 1). C, the
much-talked-of marriage of Senator
John M. Thurston nnd Miss Lola Pur
mnn was solemnized at tho residence
of the bride's parents, Dr. Frank M.
Bristol of the Methodist church officiat
ing. Dr. llrlstol nt one time occupied
the pulpit of tho First Methodist
church of Omaha, Nob., aud is a warm
friend of Senator Thurston. The wed
ding ceremony was attended only by
the Immediate relatives of tho con
tracting parties and E. C. Snyder.
The bride was attired In a' plain
tailor-made gown of light gray cloth,
with a picture hat to match. Tho
bride was unattended and tho cere
mony was as slmplo as possible.
Practitioner of Osteopathy Acquitted
' At Omaha, Nob., Novembor 18, ufter
a prolonged hearing before Judge Bux
ter of tho Douglas county court, Dr.
Matthew Donahue, osteopath, was set
frco today on the charge of prnctlctng
without a certificate.
Tho county attorney prosecuted at
tho Instance of the htato board of
health, Dr. Danahuo admitted the
practice of of ostoonathv. but conttnid-
ed It was not the practice of medicine
and therefore not subject to the statute
regulating medical practitioners.
Novel Dm Moines Ordinance.
Tho city council of Des Moines, la.,
has passed an ordinance prohibiting
all persons walking tho streets after 11
p.m., unless thoy can give satisfactory
reasons therefor, relating to business
or borne other necessary occupation,
The penalty Is 810 tine, nnd It applies
to adults as well us children. Tho ob
ject Is to provide a means for stopping
street-walking by women of tho tow n,
The ordinance is not taken seriously,
the prediction being commonly mndo
that it will have no effect even In the
da wiry ra
American Campaign in Philip
pines Full of Vigor,
RAPID SWEEP MADE BY THE CAVALRY
General Young's Command the Essence
of EnergySquad Under Major Swl-
(art Meet and Engages a Superior
Force Insurgent Activity.
Only fragmentary reports reach Ma
nila of tho operations north, which,
when tha story is known will provo to
have been the most remarkablo cam
paigning the Philippine war has
known. Genoral Lawton's division i
spread thinly over tho territory beyond
San Jose, where the telegraph end is.
General Young's two regiments of cav
alry are continuing their rapid sweep
into tho new towns nnd tho infantry
is being pushed forward to hold tho
towns the cavalry take, all In a coun
try whoso natural difficulties nro in
creased Indescribably by tropical rains,
making rivers of creeks nnd Bwnmps
of fields. Wagon transportation Is
supposed to hnvo been practically
abandoned, tho American troop3 living
on captured supplies and tho little
produce the Insurgent levies havo left.
Mujor Samuel Swigcrt's squadron
of tho Third cavalry Is reported to bo
engaging a greatly buperlor forco nt
Pozorrublo, northeast of Dagupan.
These troops havo fought three en
gagements nnd nro now holding their
position, waiting for reinforcements.
It Is believed at headquarters that
this Filipino forco Is covering tho re
treat of tho insurgent lenders to tho
Blnguct mountains, that tho Insur
gents planned to retreat northeast
along tho Tayug road, which is stocked
with storehouses, thrco of which the
Americans havo secured, to draw upon
en route, and that only tho Insurgent
advanco force had passed Tayug be
foro tho American occupation, the
main body of Agulnnldo's army being
within our lines. Tho majority of
these insurgents may disorganize and
pose as nmigos when tho Americans
Among tho scraps of news obtain
able aro stories of tho hardships tho
American army is meeting with. It
is reported, for instanco, that General
Lawton narrowly escaped drowning
whllo fording a swift river, when
Lieutenant Luna and two privates
Insurgent Activity South.
Thero has been a revival of insurgent
activity south of Manila, particularly
In Cavlte province. At Imus tho Fili
pinos fired a smooth-bore cannon, but
this was soon silenced by the American
artillery. In tho course of the morn
ing Major Cowle8, with a battalion of
the Fourth infantry nnd two g'nns,
scattered tho enemy from tho districts
around Imus and In tho direction of
Perez das Marlnns. Tho Americans
could not pursue the retreating Insur
gents because their ammunition was
exhausted. Tho Filipinos wcro under
tho command of General Marino Triaz.
SAYS HE SHOT A PRISONER
Charges Drought Against Colonel or the
ATopeka, Kan., November 20 spe
cial says: Licutcnt Hall of Lawrence,
formerly of tho Twentieth Kansas reg
iment, In a letter to tho Topeka Jour
nal makes tho chnrgo that Colonel
Mctcalf, recently breveted brigadier
general for gallantry In tho Philip
pines, bhot an unarmed and supplicat
ing Filipino, nnd in support of it fur
nishes affidavits of Private Husky of
the Twentieth Kansas and First 'Lieu
tenant Furgcson of tho Thirty-sixth
Infantry. Husky swears "that at tho
battle Coloocan ho was orderly for Ma
jor Mctcalf; that he saw a prisoner
brought out Oof tho trenches to Ma
jor Mctcalf', who shot tho prisoner
with his revolver, and at the tlmo of
the shooting the prisoner was unarmed
and on his knees."
Colonel Wilder Mctcalf, accused by
Lieutenant Hall of having shot a Fil
ipino prisoner, Is visiting old friends
at Elyrla, Ohio. Ho said ho did not
know what Lieutenant Hall referred
to, and that he could not comprehend
how he came to make any such state
ment, unless it was duo to tho fact that
tho lieutenant was not recommended
for promotion. Ho declared the chargo
was absolutely false.
THE PATRIA A TOTAL WRECK
Lteainer Htlll Afire and Partly Sunk In
The Hamburg-American liner.Patrla,
which caught 11 ro in tho English can
,nel last Wednesday whllo on her way
from New York, and which was finally
abandoned Thursday when all attempts
to tow her to port had failed, now lies
between Wntmer nnd tho South Fore
land, on tho Kentish censt. The depth
of tho water an hour previous to her
sinking -was seven fathoms. She Is
still on flro forward. Apparently the
fire has completely gutted her and ren
dered her a total wreck. Tho survey
ors could not get on board today, but
they will do bo as soon as possible.
Thomas Boycotts France.
Tho Chicago orchestra, under tho
leadership of Theodore Thomas has de
clined the Invitation of tho directors of
tho Purls exposition to attend that
show In 1000. In a letter addressed to
Eduardo Colonne, chairman of tho
board of directors, Mr. Thomas de
clares that as an American citizen he
is a lover of justice and liberty and
cannot consistently visit tho French
Mr. Thomas freoly admits that the
verdict in the Dreyfus case was re
sponsible for his determination to re
main away from the exposition.
REVOLUTION IN COLOMBIA
Advices Brought by llrltlili fltcmnor
Make the Outlook Ornvc.
The Hrltlsh steamer Atrate, from Ua
rnnqulllo, Tuesday, nnd Colon, Wcdncs
day.reporlcd a widespread revolution
ary movement In Colombia and a. grave
outlook. Tho government Is recruit
ing nn army by Impressment under
martial law, and is levying forced
loans In Colon, Barrunqulllo, Panama,
and Cnrthngcna, where the Colombians
havo been taxed 835 each at 12 per cent
Interest, with tho alternative of 8300
flno or enlistment.
Foreigners nro excluded, but com.
mcrclal men in Colon nud Panama arc
subjected to a forced loan of 8100,000
at 13 per cent, under a guarantee of
railroad subvention, lluslncss is prac
tically suspended, famine prices pre
vail and foreign exchange is at 800.
Foreigners nro watched with sus
picion, tho government claiming that
tho strength and popularity of the
revolution nre duo to foreign support.
Thero was heavy fighting Wednes
day on the Mugdalona river. Tho gov
ernment claims to have won n vlctorv.
Tho revolution Is retarded owing to
want of arms, but according to ndvides
brought by the Atrato is gaining
LIEUTENANT LUNA'S RECORD
Man Drowned In Philippines Known in
Lieutenant Maxlmllllano Luna, whom
General Lawton reported ns having
been drowned In the IUver Agno, Phil
ippines, Is a member of n wealthy
Spanish family, who havo resided for
generations at LosLunas, within twen
ty miles of Alberqucrque, N. M. His
war career started early In the spring
of last year, when ho recruited n troop
of rough riders In Alberqucrque and
went to tho front with tho troopers,
storming San Juan Hill ns their cap
tain. On returning to New Mexico,
and after a long Blego with tho Cuban
fever, ho received nn nppolntmcnt ns
lieutenant la tho regular army, nnd
when President McKlnley made a call
for additional soldiers to do service In
tho Philippines, ho recruited for the
Thirty-fourth infantry throughout
Now Mexico and Arizona, making his
first recruiting station In Alberqucr
que. After the Infantry had remained
at Fort Logan for a month or so, or
ders wcro issued to move, and on Fri
day, September 8, on tho transport
Columbia, tho lieutenant, with the
Thirty-fourth, sailed for the Philip
pines. SEQUEL TO WHITECAPPING
Abuse of Victim Followed by Hunting
There was a sequel to the West Lib
erty, Ohio, whitccapplng caso early
Sunday morning, when n mob of that
place tore down a largo livery barn of
Edward Jackson and turned the horses
.loose Jackson was one of the trio,
consisting of two colored men and a
white woman, Jackson's daughter-in-law,
taken from the jail at West Lib
erty early Saturday morning by a mob
and tarred and feathered and sent out
of town. Tho trio -came to West Lib
erty, where Nelll Jackson, who was
severely beaten, lies critically 111, tho
result of internal injuries. Jackson is
nearly bllud from vitriol thrown In his
Bank Robbortos In Kunsns.
Bank Commissioner Drlcdcnthnl ot
Kansas states that an organized gang
of bank robbers is abroad in Kansas,
nnd warns the bnnkcrs to guard their
vaults. Six banks have been wrecked
recently und all of tho robbers have
escaped. Mr. llrledcnthnl says 200
armed men are scouring the country
surrounding Pnrkcr, in Linn county
pursuing the thieves who blew oper
tho bank vault there.
Fever Has Kun Its Course.
Reports received by Surgeon General
Wyman at Washington, November 10,
show that tho yellow fever has about
run its course at Key West, Fla.,whero
It was so severe during tho latter part
of tho summer. At Miami, however,
tho disease still exist, though the coses
reported are few In number.
Murdered For Ills Money.
The unknown man whose body was
found Thursday night last in Mill
creek, six miles from Fort Scott, Kan.,
wolghtcd down with a heavy chain
nnd sack of stones, has been Identified
as Leopold Edllnger, n farmer living
near Rockvllle, Mo. Edllnger was un
doubtedly murdered for his money.
Death or Lady Salisbury.
Lady Salisbury died at London Mon
day afternoon. She had been in 111
health for a long tlmo past, suffering
n second stroke of paralysis. In Juno
last. Lady Salisbury was the daughter
of the lata Hon. Sir Edward Hall-Al-dorson,
baron of the court of exchequer,
and was married to the Marquis of
Salisbury, now premier, in 18S7.
Typhoid Fever Epidemic.
An opldemlo of typhoid fever has
broken out In the stato normal and In
dustrial college at Greensboro, ,N. C.
Tho institution has been closed and
moro thnn eighty young ladles uro 111,
two having died.
Kills the Peaco maker.
George Moaley, n soldier of the
Spanish war, tried to stop a quarrel on
tho street at Lyons, la., ana was xniai
ly shot by Frank Strohra of Lyons.
Moaloy's home is In Indianapolis.
THE NEWS IN BRIEF
The yacht Shamrock Is being dls
mastlcd at Greenock, Scotland. She
was towed most of the way over.
Harry Forbes has signed articles to
fight Terry McGovern at New York for
a purse of f3,000.
DEATH CLAIMS Hi
Garrett A. Hobart Succumbs
to Long Attack.
HE WAS A MOST POPULAR MAN
t.nt Comes at 8130 Tuesday Morning
Made n'llccord for Ilelug Impartial
Whllo Presiding Officer of the
Senate IIU Life.
Vice President Hobart died at 8:30
o'clock Tuesday morning at his homo
in Patterson N. J.
Tho condition of Mr. Hobart began
to change for the worse lato In tho
afternoon. About 10 o'clock Monday
night he; fell inton deep Bleep. Ho
awoke shortly before, midnight nnd
spoke to his wife. Ho then becamo
unconscious nnd remained in a coma
toso condition tho rest of tho night.
The cause of death is given as heart
President McKlnlov was at once no
tified of his death.
No arrangements have been made
for the funeral yet.
Gnrrott T. Hobart, vice president of
tho United States, was born in Mon
mouth county, N. .!., Juno 3, 1844. He
studied law, graduated, nnd practiced
his profession for many years. Ho was
n member of tho New Jersey legisla
ture. He was n delegate at largo to
the national republican conventions of
1870 und 1880, a membar of tho repub
lican national committee, serving un
til his nomination for tho vice presi
dency in 1890.
Since his election to the vlco presi
dency Mr. Hobart has taken an Impor
tant part In politics. His ndvicc has
constantly been sought, nnd on ac
count of his tact ho was chosen to ex
plain to Secretary of War Alger why
the latter bhould tender his resigna
tion. As a presiding officer of the senate
he was n distinct success, Always
punctual In his duties when his health
permitted, he made a record for being
impartial, and was popular with re
publicans nnd democrats alike.
IT IS FULL OF HARDSHIPS.
Lawton's Energetic Campaign Tells on
Officers and soldiers arriving at Cab
anatuan from General Lawton's force,
says a Manila dispatch, describe the
campaign as one of great hardships.
Many men, dropping out sick, were
left at .various towns without ade
quate supplies, and some of them were
making their way back across the ter
rible roads. A number of horses were
dying and many of tho soldiers, and
even some of tho officer i, were march
ing on half naked, their clothing hav
ing been torn to pieces in getting
through the jungles. Some of them
were reduced almost to breech clouts,
and hundreds were barefooted, their
shoes being worn out, and all were
living on uny sort of provisions, llrcad
was rare and caraboa meat and ba
nanas were the staples.
General Lawton foresaw that the
campaign would involve such hard
ships, but he considered It tho quick
est nnd cheapest way "of ending the
THE HOME IS IN NEW HANDS
A Second Transfer Is Made of the Dewey
Ocorgo Goodwin Dewey, Admiral
Dewey's only son, Is now tho owner of
the residence presented to tho admiral
by tno American people. Papers wcro
prepared and signed early Tuesday by
which Mrs. Mildred McLean Dewoy
transfers all rights und titles to the
property which Monday Admiral Dew
ey transferred to Mrs. Dewey. The
transfer was made because of tho pub
lic indignation aroused by Admiral
Dewey's action in transferring the
property to his wife. Tho evening
papers wpre full of protests, and the
public talked. To shut off criticism
Mrs. Dewey trnnsfcrrred the property
to Dewey's son.
PROPOSE A SLIDING SCALE
Cotton Operator Submit Proposition
Representatives of Fall River, Mass.,
cotton manufacturers and operatives,
consisting of special committees of
five each from the manufacturers' as
soclatlon'and the tcxtilo council, met,
and after a four hours' conference an
agreement was submitted to the oper
atives in the form of a sliding scale of
wages based upon margins existing
between the price of raw cotton and
the price of cloth. Wages aro to bo re
adjusted every six months.
HE ESCAPES BETWEEN LINES
Agulnaldo Leading Young and Lawton
a Merry Chase.
A telegram from Manila dated No
vember 22, 12:30 p. m. says: Agulnaldo
has escaped between Generals Young
nnd Wheaton. General Young is push
ing toward Hayambang.
Kills Ills Brother-ln-Law.
Nenr Lovlngton, Moultrlo county,
Illinois, George Warren fatally stabbed
his brother-in-law, Thomas Todd, a
farmer residing near that town. The
men were driving homo nnd quarreled,
and Warren stabbed Todd in tho ab
domen, inflicting a fatal wound.
Charleston Crew Saved.
The United States gunboat Hclona
has arrived nt Cavite with tho crew of
the cruiser Charleston, which was
wrecked early in the month on a reef
off the northwest coast of Luzon. All
the men are w. ell,
NO CHANGE IN CONDITIONS
Itnmnrs'of a Fight nt Ladysmlth Un
confirmed Boer luvnde Natal,
The reports of henvy fighting at La
dysmlth Wednesday have not been
confirmed. On the contrarv. tlii tnnfc
reliable advices from Kstcourt indicate
that thero was nothing more than a
desultory cannonade. Probably tho
rumor of n serious engagement grew
out of tho fact that tho lloers threw a
few harmless shells lato Tuesday night,
leading to tho supposition that an at
tack was Imminent. Nothing, how
ever, happened Wednesday, llcyond
tho fact that the lloers aro daily re
ceiving fresh reinforcements nnd sup
plies, thero is practically nothing new
from the front. ,
The Uocr invasion of Cape Colony
continues steadily and rnpldly. There
arc 1,300 lloers at Golesbcrg, and news
has reached East London that Lady
Grey, near Allwal North has been de
serted by the Hrltlsh nnd is now in tho
nanus oi ine enemy.
A Prctorln dispatch announces the
nrrlval there, among the Hrltlsh pris
oners, of Major Haldraue, Lieutenant
llrochlc, nnd Lieutenant Hallwcy. It
also declares that the British on.Snn
day made two unsuccessful nttempts to
oust tho Rustcnburg command from a
position near Mufcklng und that severe
fighting took place. t
From Dclngoa Hay comes reports of
the arrival of more German officers
nnd nrtlllcrymen who havo volun
teered to hcrvc with the Transvaal
HAYWARD HARDLY SO WEL.I
Improvement Noted Three Daya Ago
A Nebraska City special says Sena
tor Hayward's right nrm is useless
again nnd his physician is not nt all
pleased with his condition. Ho slept
nicely nnd is well physically, but not
bo well mentally.
Dr. Whlttcn says that the condition
of Senator 11 ay ward is not us good as
it was threo days ago. There is noth
ing seriously alarming, but tho patient
does not rally as he should. Paralysis
of tho right arm again is a bad symp
ton and shows that tho lesion of tho
brain is not absorbing as it should.
The patient Is resting easily and bmf
fcrs llttlo pnln.
UNITED STATES AGREEABLE m
Plan for Partition of Samoa Meet
It Is the expectation of Secretnry
Hay that tho treaty for tho partition
of Samoa will be finally disposed of
this week. Ambassadors Choate is
understood to have mailed the. text of
tho agreement reached by Germany and
Great Britain. When this Is received
final arrangements for signing tho
treaty will bo made.
There is no doubt that this govern- -
ment is agreeable to the action taken
by the other powers in relation to Sa
vil and Upolu, so that nothing remains
to bo done except formally sign th
' Wreck the Bunk Building.
The safo of the Exchango bank ot
Brooklyn, Mich., was blown to atoms
and between 85,000 nnd 80,000 was so
curcd by three masked men who did
vho work. The bandits fired threo
shots at their pursuers and hurried
southward. The bank building Is n
wreck and the saf j and fixtures are
ruined. Gold and bilver currency to.
tho amount of 81,500 wns taken from
tho ruins today and the officials ex
pect to find 81,500 moro when the
wreckage is cleared.
D. L. Moody's physician Wednesday
issued the following- bulletin:
"Mr. Moody has had n comfortable
day. His general condition and' his
appetite havo improved. Ills troublo -is
a weakening of the walls of tho
heart, caused by overwork and a con
dition akin to futty degeneration of
tho heart. Wo confidently expect .
steady though no rapid Improvement."
Mr. Moody is nt his homo In East
Strike at Sugar Works.
The 400 men employed at tho Illinois
Sugar Refining company's works nt
Pckln, 111., have stmek. Tho manager
has been reducing tho scale of wages
of tho skilled mechanics, and many of
them struck. Cheaper men wcro em
ployed in their stead und u now master
mechanle becured, and then thero was
a strike of tho entire force. Tho com
pany lost 83,000 In consequence of the
syrup in tho pans hardening and sour
ing. Ohio's Vote.
The canvass of tho official vote In
Ohio has been completed. It shows
that Judge Nash's plurality is 40,022.
The total vote cast was 008,130, di
vided as follows among tho bIx candi
dates for.. goveruor: Ocorgo K. Nash,
republlcn'wH.4,17,100; dhn R. McLean,
democrat,3iv17fStth 11. Ellis, union
reform, 7,700; G.orgtf'M. Hnmmel, pro
hibition, fl,823; Robert Bnndlow, so
cialist 'labor, 2,430 Samuel M. Jones,
naBipftrtlsan, 100,731, M
Tho president issued a proclamation
extending the; "copyright act to tho
Dlplonmtlo Itelatlons Resumed. '
A cablegram received at tho btato de
partment from United States Minister
Loomls, at Caracas announces that ha
has established relatlon-i with tho
Castro government of Venezuela. Mr.
Loomls was authorized to recognize, tho
do facto government in his discretion.'
Smallpox Scaro In Iowa, ' v
Fort Dodge, la., is seriously fright-
ened over the small pox that has brok
en out at Storm Lake nnd elsewhere.
The city council ordered all school
children vaccinated and tho mayor
published a notice advising every ono
to do likewise. At
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