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THE DALLES, WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 29, 1899.
In AtoGce to Relit! of Kimbcrloy
Free State Traops DriYcn'
Lost Out i:$ Men III l)uloi So Ibis
is the Enia cement of tbe British
L a u; p J iiju.
Nw Y.iim. Nor. 21. A diptch to
Tri line from London .tr: L"rg
titer midnight an official dispatc i was
rr, ;. I t ilia war utfl bringing n
o( 1 baltln fought by General Methuen
at Helm .nt the Free Sta!is. Hi r
rult lring a complete victory lor Ilia
IkhiiUrVr rcllel co.atnn.
irn.rl Melhaen Ion ml Ilia Boer
trori i(ly intrenched anil provided with
'eolr ol guns. The ground I hey chose
tu ilelen. I was cleverly wlected, and In
driving I linn fmin tlialr position, the
l!ritih lr'p had to carry three ritgr
in nicri'.n.iii, lil th iui4 almost a rep
etition f the haul of Flland'a sl.aagtn.
Tii l!rllili losae a oftVially rHirlnl
war three uffkvr killed ami ".'
winded; oilmen kiill, 130 wounded
an I 1Z missing. Tli Boer lutt hVavily,
and foriy prisoner rra taken, beside
great ipianlily of stole.
Mi. i sri, Cape Cotonr, Sunday, No.
W. A iliilrti received lira Irom
Mafrking, Wednesday, November 1",
Mn : " Tin garrison I cheerful, but tli
puilion la daily growing worse and mora
dilliciU. Tli Iloert ara alway drawing
thsir li.trenrhmcnt closer and er
sittriilly plying tli British Willi aMiilrry
an I musketry lira, Ttia garrison I living
a'nmat entirely in underground hlter.
and II. a lint Mil ol the troop 1 suffering."
I.iim'iki. Nov. 24 The pathetic cenes
which markrd Ida day following the
iijsgement belwet-n Ilia llritiali and
Brtat Glene a an I Nicholsen' Nek
found their counterpart at Ilia war illice
lirr today. Long before lli ibxir ol
tli wir office opened trrubled ami
niiom women and mn tn ail ali'tiona
ol liln ra assembled her, ami when
iiiuircr were Anally admitted, their
aniion questions showed they feared
llial yesterday evening' ullicial bulletin,
though Mark enough, had not recorded
Hi lull ator ol British lossct at
Up to noon tha government official
ha I iotiFil no further dlepalche and o
nervous diatruat of tha public remain
onaMeviated. General Methuen' ine
tag leave a gral deal to I explained.
According to all pravlou factaohtainahla
a to relative atmigth of forrr, tha
Iloxrt inual liars Ix-i-n In a drtidrd nil
n iritr, yt tha total lrltlh loa of 225
k'ilf.l, wounded and mltaing pro th
'(Tn-tirrnfa of thrlr ritanc and
amply juatiflea Melhnen'a tribal of tha
ol Hi courage and (kill with which th
TO GIVE THOSE
Cooiriliutors' Mancy Will lit Kcturmd
to All Who Apply Public Furor
II in lire. Great Source of Gritf
to Mr. Dewey McLean Talk.
Niw Voag, Nor. 2. A pecial to the
World from Washington aay : Any --filer
to tha lewy home fund who
wiahc to, mar have hi or her money
t''k. Juhn K. Mcl-ean, (peaking for
luiiialer, Mr. Iewy, laid;
"Mr. lewey and tha admiral have
been orerwhrlmed with, not hundred,
W thouaandu, of telegramaof armpathr
'or the a III ictlon which ha befallen them
in thl furloii and Ihoiightle attack
'na lenpon thoir domestic life. Admiral
lwy' tlatamrnt ha Jiad great etrect
"accompllah thl rvulilon of aentiment.
"Among lha telegram rerelved wa
one from Kmeraon McMillan, of New
York, to the i fTuct that If any person
leird the return of hi nbmrlptlon to
lha heme fund, if the admiral would for
ward the list of contrlbutert to him, to-
gfther with any letli-r or ili..alrl,.-a r-l Vf
vrX'?i '"'":' mIj 1)11) r UK
wuiu iiiiiiiriiiaiisiy reilu-
h'irae all applirant in full.
"I am aiiihoriztil to lay moil positively
thalHll turli iriieat will receivo tli
ptoeiiptMt attention. All that I nre
aary f.,r tln-ae penpl ., do to f. re aid
their remnant l-j the admiral himself
and nut to ruali to the ne .ier oflire
nun mem. ah mat rutna
atyle will rereiya at'entlnn.
"I alao ill-Hire to iay tl,t nothing that
haa happened to Uf throughout our live
hat Ix-en tm-h a aourre of grief a this
pnhlir furor. Mr. I)eey haa elwayt
leen the layorile In our family and haa
ln aliuut idolized. We leel her grief
very keen'y and projKife to defend her.
At preent ahe la in no condition to aay
anything f ir puhliralmn.
'Thi trotihle has a'fO eerimuly
alllic.rd our ageil mother, who looked
lureard to the roming of A tin i rial Iewey
iih ani h pleaaure anil a.lmirati .n, and
who an o happy in her daughter'
inarrijge. We certainly never Hntiei
p iled the oiithiirit, Bud arte. I in absolute
g el faith, us we atippoai I, with every
body." REBELS HAVE NO
Must of It is la Possession of I'ntlc
Snin'a Soldiers and Kcmaindcr
ll.is Crawled In the First Con
M tMi , Noy. 21. Ilautista, preaidunt
of the Mlipitio congress, presented him
self lo (ieneral MacArthur t'xlay and
foruially renouui-ed all (ortherconnectlon
with tho insurrection. He was one ol
the influential Kilipinoa who hesitated
at the beginning of the war as to which
side w ith w hu h to cast his lot. He was
olTerrd a judgeship of the supreme court,
tut declined. He now announce that
he desire lo accept the xition and
sy ;he Filipino congrer and cabinet
are tcatlered, never lo renasemble.
Some tf tbe member, he aids, have
returned to their homes, while others
are flying for safety. Msny ol the con
gretun have resigned, and he believes
the Filipino oldier will lay down their
arma everywhere aa oun as they learn
W iniMiTON, Nor. 21. I.eneral li
siimmarites the aituation in l.unn in a
diapatch to the war department today,
in which he say the inaurgeut govern
ment can no longer claim lo exist, its
troops an I officials are scattered, and
Aguinaldj is hiding. Tho dispatch lol
low in part :
"Manila. Tha claim to a government
by the insurgents ran lie made no longer
nnder any fiction, its treasurer, secretary
of tne Interior and president of congrees
being In oor hand. It president and
the remaining cabinet olllcers aie hiding,
evidently In different central l.nion
provinces, and It general and trooi in
small bands are scattered through these
province, actiega bandit. or disperses!,
playing the roie of aniigos,' with arm
concealed. Indications are that Aguin-
aldo did not escape through the line ol
I.awton or W he ton, but fled westward
from the Rayamhang railway station.
OF A MISER
Lived In Squalor in a Floorles. Log
Barn Had Heen Head For Dais
Corvai.i.is, Or., Nor. 2.1. Sitting bolt
upright in hi chair, with money and
certificate of depoit aggregating H"X)
concealed alwut hi person, Michael
Mcliraith we found dead in his cabin
in. King'- valley yesterday morning.
I.ile had apparently been extinct for four
or flee days, and the rerdict of tbe cor
oner' juty wa that death wa from
natural cansee. The cabin was a log
barn, rude and floorless, and, a far as
the Under could ascertain, the dead
man' food had apparently been chiefly
potatoes. Nothing In the line of food
.npply, ave potato, few pound of
bean, bacon ami a litUe flour, was
found alMint the premise. (! the
money, there were about UH) In cash,
and the remainder wan check and cer
tificate of deposit on Portland banks.
Some of the certificate had teen run
ning for 10 year, and were drawing 5
per cent Interest. The certificates
ranged In amount from l lo l"00.
Mines Emnrepz in tbe News From
Anxiety for White's Army at Lad) smith
Bridge South of N'aauvpoort
I-omkis, Nov. 2o. The position in
Natal remains full of perplexities, which
the censorship has increased. Although
a div'sion and a half have now reached
Durban, that place is practically power
less until supplied with cavahy and
artillery, and until these arrive the
situation will undoubtedly remain grave.
Willi three beleaguered garrison lo
Natal, be-ide Kimberley and Mafeklng,
and no sign of succor in tha Immediate
future, it is no wonder that the outlook
is regarded as distinctly gloomy tonight,
and that the mobt possible I made uf
(ieneral Melhuru' success, such as it
That battle decided -nothing, and It
seems certain 'hat many expert are of
the opinion that the story of the return
ol the pursuing cavalry, without getting
in touch with the retreating. Boer, indi
cate that the cavalry discovered in time
that if it had gnneon it would soon have
been on tii Pretoria race course with it
comrades of the hussar. It will not
surprise any one greatly if the Iioer are
shortly again dircovered in an entrenched
position near the s't from which (ien
eral Methuen ha just evicted them.
F rom no other point can even a sein- i
blanc ol success be reported. Mafeking
appear in worse plight than the British
er have hitherto cared lo admit, and it
is difficult to see how it can be relieved
for some lime to come.
While the official dispatch from the
liner head laager, outside t.adytmith,
dated November 21, showed that the
town wa still flying the union jack
Friday, thecheerlul tone of the message,
and the evident anticipation of the
speedy reduction of I.sdysinilh, I not
calculated to cheer anxious relative.
The reported silen.-e i f the British guns
also agxin arou. s fear of a shortness of
ammunition, ami the fact that tbe Boer
have just placed in position another
iege gun show that they have not yet
done their worst. The arrival of the
German officers, who, it i understood,
gained large txperience In reducing
fortified towns in 1S70-7I, is calculated
to lead to a change of tactic which w ill
add to the dispense of the aolely tried
The situation in the northern portion
of Cape Colony is aboot as unsatisfactory
a it can be. Boers are turning up in all
A Caj Town dispatch received at
lata hour tonight report the enemy haa
blown up a riilway bridge between
Kosmeal junction and Middlebnrg, with
the object of preventing an advance npon
Port F:iirheth. Thi waa affected by a
mall commando, which, it i Hated,
remains in the neighborhood. The
effect ol blowing up thi bridge will tend
to isolate Naauwpoort, which wa recent
ly reoccupiwl by the British, and must
delay the advance of the troop jnat ar
rived at Port F'.lmsbeth.
Also Secretary of State, Who Was
Taken to Manila and Told the
Stnrj of Escape.
WAsitiN.iTO, Nor. 2.'i. Tha adjutant
general ha received lh following cable
gram Irom General Otis :
"Manila. A vessel from Lingayen gull
with dispatcher from Wheaton to the
2U I i"t.i brought in Buencamlno, the
insurgent ecretry of slate, captured on
the21sl int. He ya Aguinaldo and
his party left T.irlac on the night of the
lllth lo be escorted north by 2(HHl troop
r..,, lUinnilii, in and Dagnpan. These
troop Wheaton struck at San Jacinto,
and Young eastward.
"Aguinaldo, with part ol his family,
escaped north with 200 men, passing be
tween Young and Wbeaton. Young I
till in purtmit at last account, and has
been rationed at San Fernando. Again
aldo'l mother and oldest child, with
Buencsmiiio, became separated from the
rest ol the party, the jiother getting lost
in the wood and the child, four year
old, I now w ith Wheaton'a troop. Two
thousand dollar in gold, belonging to
the mother, wa captured and is now in
the Manila treasury. .
"A heavy storm in I.lngayen gill haa
prevented the loading of trooo there for
the north. MacArthur has captured the
Insurgent director of the railroad, who
endeavored to destroy the railroad lo
D.ignpan; alio Captain I.aarerc', tin
FJngliehinan, who served in Aguinaldo'e
The telegraph is not working north of
Tarlac today. .
"I.awton is tielieved to be on the
military road to Uayouibong. The road
are now practicible fur wagons and
supplies for biui, and Ihey are being
The troop have liberated 3'X) Spanish
Lynching Was Thwarted.
Union, Or., Nov. 25. Al Lo-eon, the
colored bootblack who (hot down a gam
bler, Hugh Young, on the street of Ba
ker City yesterday, was brought to
Union this morning and lodged in the
Union county jail. Dick Johnson, also
c jlore.l, who wa held under a charge of
incendiarism In Baker City, was also
brought here at the same time.
'lliia move was maJe on the part of
the officer of Baker county to thwart a
threatened lyn:hing. The prisoner were
taken in a carriage lo the town of
Haines, thence to Union on a Ireight
train, arriving here at 2 o'clock in the
Shot Through the Heart.
Bskxr Citt, Or., Nov. 21. Al lessen,
a colored bootblack, shot and killed
Hugh Younger, a gambler, at 12 o'clock
today. The trouble aroso over a game
of cards. I.ossen went and got a linglt
barrelled shotgun, and, as Younger was
entering the St. Lawrence restaurant,
the negro shot hi m through the heart.
Younger walked Into the Mint saloon
and fell dead. Hi mother reside near
Koseburg. Listen gave himself up to
Son Lost in Harvest Fields.
Prxui.FTON, Or., Nov. 24. Mr. and
Mrs. Nathan Huej.of Walla Walla, have
lost their on, Arthur Huey, somewhere
in thi country. He ha been missing
since July 20, when he left hi Walla
Walla home, with the consent of his
parents, to work in Umatilla county
harvest fields. Yoang Huev is sixteen
year old, is Hve feet one inch in height,
has dark hair, brown eves, full, round
face, and walks with a slight limp.
There is more Catarrh in this section
of the country thn all othe diseaees pnt
together, and until the last few years
was supposed to be incurable. For a
great many years doctors pronounced it
a local disease, and prescribed local
remedies, and by constantly failing to
cure with local treatment, pronounced
it Incurable. Science has proven catarrh
tobe a conlitotiona4i,'iseae, and there
fore requires constitutional treatment.
Hall's Cat.irrah Core, manufactured by
F. J. Cheney A Co., Toledo, Ohio, is the
only constitutional core on the market.
It is taken internally in dose from ten
drop loa teasooonful. It acta directly
30 tne o.ood and mucous ur:ace oi tne
system. Thev offer one hundred -o'.iar
:or any rase U fai. to cure. Send for
circular and testmonials. Address,
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taSold by Druggists, 75c. 7
Timber Going. I'p.
Taco.ua, Nor. 27. Tha purchase of
large tract of fir forest by Flistern lum
bermen ha caused a sharp advance in
the price of both logs and Handing
timber. Stumpage price have risen
within the past thirty day from 10 to
2(1 cent, according to the accessibility of
the timber bell.
"One Minute Cough Cure is the be
remedy I ever used for cough ai d
cold. It is unequalled for whoopiu
cough. Chrildren all like it." w rite H.
N. Williams. Gentryville, Ind. Never
falis. It is the only harmless remedy
that gives inr mediate results. Cure
coughs, colds, hoarness, cronp, pneu
monia, bronchitis and all throat and
lung trouble. Its eaily use prevents
Potatoes Injured by Rain.
Sai.xw, Nov. 27. Farmers In this vi
cinity report that much damage has
been done to potatoes thai hare not yet
been dug. The excessive raini have
caused the tubers to rot to an extent
that renders them unmerch inta' !e.
Fares Deslrcyjil Erid2C
Britisl. After Item.
Important Steps Toward the Relief of
Ladysmith Accomplished With Loss
of Less Than an Hundred Men.
London:, Nov. 27. The war depart
ment has received the billow ing dispatch
Irom (ieneral Buiier, dated 1'letermaritx
burg, Sunday :
"Hildyard, going from Eitconrt, made
a successful attack November 23 with
three battalions, one Geld battery, a
naval gun and seventy mounted troop
on the enemy, occupying Beacon Hill,
which dominates William Grange, and
has interrupted his communication. Aa
a reault oj operations, the enemy is re
tiring and the railway and telegraph
lines have been restored between Eit
court and Weston. Our loss was about
fourteen killed and fifty wounded. Hild
yard has advanced to a position tear
Frere, as he hope to cut eft" the enemy,
who ia beiieved to be rttirir.it en Colenso
I "Barton, from Weston, has advanced
j to Estcourt. As eoon a communication
is restored, I will telegraph particulars.
So far as I can make ont the operation
is one for which Uildyard and the troop
deserve much credit. The railway is now
open to Frere."
F:tcoikt, Sunday. The lailroad
bridge at Frere, spanning a w ide steam,
has been destroyed by the Boers, who
are reported to be retiring rapidly. A
general advance npon Colenso has been
ordered, and a flying column baa left
here to intercept the Boer raiding parties
Drsiux, Nov. 27. The latest report
r:. i titt.it.... I'. .!.. n I v
... . . . .
con inn engagement snow mat ntteen
men were killed anr1 seventy-two
wonnded. The West Yorkshire regiment
suffered heavily. Major Hob1' was
captured and several men are missing.
Dispatches from Kruger and Joubert,
found on a Boer prisoner, said the Boer
j losses at Belmont were ten killed and
; forty woended.
Capi Town, Njv. 27.--,'Afternoon.:
It is reported that General Methuen has
captured Honey Neetktoof, ten mile
j north of Graspan, and 2,000,0)0 round
Relief of Lad) smith.
London, Nov. 27. For the moment
the Boer invasion southward in Natal
seems not only to have spent its foice.
but to have developed into a retrograde
movement. Tnough with forces so
mobile as these of the Boer, it is difficult
to surmise where they will appear next.
' Apparently General Clery'a advance to
the relief of Lailysmitb haa really com
So far a ascertainable Hildyard'
force, which i already at Frere, must
number 1000 men, and should be able to
reoccapy Colenso, where it may have to
await reinforcement of artillery and
cavalry before joining hand with Gen
eral White. General Barti n now
occupies Estcourt, and the Mooi liver
will be occupied by reinforcements from
Pietermaritxhnrg. The wliole situation
ha been distinctly cleared since the ar
rival ol Buller in Natal, though doubt
less the British will have many
tlifficulies to overcome before White is
The big battle is likely lo occur at the
passage of the Tugela river, and it may
i be expected that the Boers will make a
stand there. In any case, wherever they
e:eci io try iu eiriu me oriuaii n.itiii-Y-,
there will be desperate lighting and of a
The outlook in Cape Colony is dark for
the British. That General Gatacre has
no easy task is proved by tho latest dif-
patches from (Jueenstown and elsewhere,
showing that the majority ol the popula-
tion on the frontier have openly deularej
themselves on the aide of the Boer
Millions tilvcB Away.
It is certainly gratifying to the public
to know ot one oncern in the lanl who
are not alraid to be generoos to the
needy and suffering,
of Dr. Kind's New Discovery for con
sumption, cough and colds, have given
away over ten million trial bottle of this
great me licir. ; and have the satisfac
tion of knowing it has absolutely cured
thonanil of PopeleM .-. Asthma,
bronchitis, h nn-neiis an I nil diseaseB
of toe throat, chest and lungs are sorely
cured by it. Cii on Blaaelty A Hougb-
Kc-hels in a Hurry.
M.i.vii.1, Nov. 27. The insurgent
have evacuated Mangaiaren, province of
Pangasanau, leaving seven Americana
acd ninety four spanith prisoners, who
escaped in the F'tlipino retreat.
Colonel Bell, of the Thirty-fourth vol
unteers, arrived at Mangalaren last
evening, after a hard march, and. fording
the Agno, be found that Fowler' com-
Pnyof the Thirty. third had ecupied
the town lor two days. Ttiu insurgent,
General Aiejtndrine commanding, re
treated to the mountain behind the
town, short of food an I ammunition.
Besidej this, hi men were deferting
him, and six cannon which the In-ur-geu's
were dragging impeded their
Colonel Bell proposes to follow the
Filipino unt'l he can bring aboot s
decisive fight or they are ocattered.
Mangalaren was strongly fortified with
rifle pits commanding the road, but tbe
insurgents abandoned the place without
firing a shot.
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Unknown Man Killed.
Wistov Statio.s, Or., Nov. 26. An
unknown man wa struck by a freight
train. His horse was k.l ed instantly,
and man and cart were lifted onto the
pilot and carried partly across the Pine
creek trestle before the train could be
stopped. It wa then concluded to carry
him on the pilot tho remainder of the
way to the depot. Physicinns were
ummoned from low n and examined the
injured man, who was unconscious. He
repeived a severe cut in the back of the
bead, and a broken oilar-bone and
other injuries, wrether dungerous or not
cannot vet be d'.':eru:ineJ. He is about
3o vears old
Itrd Hut From the Gun
Was the ball that hit G. B. Steadmarr
of Newark, Mich., in the Civil War. It
caused horrible ulcers that no treat
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Majority Is Against Him.
Nxw York, Nov. 27. A epicial to tbe
Herald from Washington says: Though
comparatively lew of the representatives
elect have not yet arrived in Washing
ton, the expressions rfiho-e that are
here make it very apparent that there
will be a large majority ol the members
of the house opposed to allowing Brigham
H. Roberts, ( Utah, to eit with them.
Interview with tho-e who have arrived
lead irresistibly to the conclusion that
either Mr. Koberts will n.il be allowed
to take hi seat at all, or that he will
be expelled from it after the Iioue has
had the report of a committee and has
heard both s:des of the case.
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My wile has been using Chamberlain's
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lame sfioulder that has pained her con
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all kinds of nie.l'c'nes and doctors with
out receiving any beueflt from any of
them. Cm day we saw an advertise
ment of this medicine and thought of
trying it. whi.-h we did with the best
of satisfaction. She has used only one
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gists. Plague in China.
San Fkancisco, No-. 27. A special
dispatch to the Chronicle from Tacoma
jsays: Yokohama advices state that a
j terrible condition of alTtirs prevails at
j Chwang, Manchuria, with respect
to the bobonic plague. Hundreds of
deaths are cceurring weekly, the
mortlity reaching -10 to GO eraiy day.
The diseasi is beginning to spread over
Manchuria, owing tJ the f.ic' that the
Chinese authorities have utterly refnsed
to take any sanitary or quarantine pre
cautions. Clarke A Falk have on sale a full lit)
. of paint and ailitt' brushee.