VOL. I. HOOD RIVER, WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY. OCTOBER 26, 1899. NO. 5. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. LATER NEWS. EZATA'S PLANS. LAWTON AT SAN ISIDRO. - . . UNITED STATES. President....... .. William McKinlej - Vice-President Garrett A. Hobart Secretary of State John Hay Secretary of Treasury.... ..Lyman J. Gage Secretary of Interior... . T... Cornelius N. Biiss Secretary of War , ... Kl'.hu Root (secretary of Navy John D. Long Postmaster-General. . ...James A. Gary Attorney-General John W. Gricgs Secretary of Agriculture James Wllcon . STATE OF OREGON. ' Rpnl,tnr, 1 -Geo. W. McBride benators j Joseph Simon Congraien: j -J-h-; Attorney-General.., ..I). R. N. Blackburn Governor ....r..;...T. T. Geer Secretary of State... ......V. I. Dunbar Treasurer ...C. 8. Moore Printer..;;. W. H.Leeds Supt. of Tublic Instruction J. H. Ackerman C. K. Wolverton F. A. Moore R. S. Bean SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT. Circuit Judge W. L. Bradshav) Prosecuting Attorney A. A. J ay no , , WASCO COUNTY. ' ' State Benators j IZZon? ilM Representative - J. W. Morton Jnilge , , Robert Mays Commissioners j .7.V.!!ii.""7V".'.N.8C.IKva?is Countv Clerk..... .Z!"!!Z'.""Z". '.l! 'k. M. Kelsay Sheriff' , ....Robert Kelly Treasurer .L....C. L. Phillips Assessor W. H. Whipple School Superintendent .C. L. Gilbert Surveyor ..; J. B. Groit Coroner .S..N..W. H. ButU HOOD RIVER DISTRICT OFFICERS. Justice of Peace ....-George T. Prathei Constable I E. 8. Olinger COUNTY COURT.1 The County Court of Wasco county meets on the llrst Mondays in January, March, May, July, September and November. . v. . . CIRCUIT COURT. - ' Circuit Court of Wasco county meets on the third Mondays In February, May and Novem- br' HOOD RIVER CITY., r - Mayor , ., -. m....E. L. Smith ............,.. A' P.. Bradford, Br. .. A. 8. Blowe a , Clyde T. Bonney .....J. H. Dukes . 3. H. Ferguson Councilmen Pecordor J. R- NlckeUen Treasurer.,. George P. Urotfell Marshal 8. Olinger REGISTERS AND RECEIVERS CJ. 8. LAND - - OFFICES., TUB DALLES. Register... Receiver.. Jay P. Lucas ..Oils ratterson VANCOUVER. i ....... ...W. R Dunbar , ,......i.L. B. Clough WALLA WALLA. , ...John M. Hill , Thomas Masgrove OREGON CITY. " ;...;...........C. R. Moores William Galloway Register Receiver Register .... Receiver..; Register.., Receiver.. OIVEB THH OHOIOk Of TWO TRANSCONTINENTAL ROUTES BBEAT HOBTHERH It - vu SPOKANE, ; MINNEAPOLIS, ST. PAUL - AND , CHICAGO. 0BE6QH SHORT LINE. SALT LAKE, DENVER, v OMAHA ... AND ' "' KANSAS CITY. LOWEST RATKS TO ALL KAIIIKN CIXIJCS. - Dcean 8teameri Leave Portland Every ( Day! SAN FRANCISCO. Steamers Monthly from Portland to Yokohama and Hong Kong, Tia the Northern Pacific. Steamship Co., In con nection with the O. ft. & N. For full Information eall on O. R. K. agent E. B. CLARE, Hood River, or address . -,. W. H. HURLBURT, '- General' Passenger Agent, Portland, Of. O. R. & K. Time Table for Hood Klver SASTBOUND. No. 4 4:87 p.m. WESTBOUND. No. 8 ..; 6:67 a. m. No. 1 4:00 p. m. Wayfreightl0:26a. m. Mo. 'i ..m-.ri p. m Way freight.. 2:45 p.m. E. B. CLARK, Agent. REGULATOR DALLES CITY The ' ; Regulator Line.... DALLES, PORTLAND a ASTORIA NAVIGATION COMPANY. - Steamers Daily (Except Sunday) Between Portland, Cascade Locks, Stevenson, Sprague, White Salmon, HOOD RIVER and The Dalles. HOOD RIYER TO PORTLAND ROUND TRIP,. - $1.29 THE DALLES OFFICE : First and Court Sts. W. C. ALLAWAY, " General Agent, The Dalles, Or. Due at Hood River, eas tbound, 4 p. m. : west Lound, 9:80 a.m. leaves Portland at 7 a m.; Leaves The Dalles nt7:00am. MAILS. ""- - The mall arrives from Mt. Hood at 10 o'clock a. m. Wednesdays and Saturdays; departs the same days at noon. For Chenoweth, leaves at 8 a. m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; arrives at 6 p. m. For White Salmon (Wash.) leaves daily at 6:45 a. m.; arrives at 7:15 p. m. From White Salmon leaves for Fulda, Gilmer, Trout Lake and Glenwood Mondays, Wednes days and Fridays. ForBingen (Wash.) leaves at 6:45 p.m.: ar fives at 2 p.m. TO THE ' ..EJ.A.ST. From All Parts of the New World and the Old. ' OF INTEREST TO. OUR READERS Comprehensive Review of the Import . ant Happenings of the Past Week Galled From the Telegraph Columns The ' Boers made three attacks on .Vlafeking and were repulsed with'-: it heavy loss of BOO men. The British lout 18. 'V; . --, : l ;.:..";. 1 . , For a week a snow storm has been raging iu the mountains surrounding dented Ht this time of the year. The powers are again wrangling over Samoa, and there Is talk of partition-! iug the islands. England has offered to purchase Germany's interest. A hand I of 300 Mayo Indians have, joined, the Yaquls in their war with ifexlco. Heretofore the ' Mayos have, Mused; to aid the Yaqui tribe in Iti -ebeuidns. - V - The Boers-, secured the ' telephone at; Modder river and attempted to speak jcvith Kimberley, hoping to learn the disposition of the .British forces there. The maneuver was discovered and frus Tated. K tapper, editor 'of the Deutsche Agrai Correspondenz, at Berlin, has been sentenced to imprisonment' in s fortress for six months, on a chargefof lese majeste, for criticizing Emperor William. . .. t i ' . i An explosion of mine gas in a col liery near Pittsburg, Pa., resulted in entombing 22 miners. Ten were re Scued alive, but it is feared the others a re dead, lhe mine took tire and. is burning. : ' ''. ' The Columbia won the second race tvith the Shamrock. Soon after the start the Shamrock's topmast was broken and she returned. The Colum bia sailed over the course and was given the race. ... v; : - ' 1 Surgeon-General Sternberg has re fused to recommend, the building of a large military hospital at Vancouver, Wash., saying that the post hospital at that place is abundently able for the present needs. . . . , ; A dispatch from Nogales, Ariz., says: A sheriff's posse has encountered Mexi can bandits and killed one an d wound od another. American and Mexican officers are now in pursuit of live oth ers, who escaped. ' . " The .smallpox scare at Astoria, re sultant' from the case of Beecher ' D. Slurp, has about died out. The patient is getting along nicely, and the attend ing physicians have no doubt as to his speedy recovery. - - . j The British steamship Knight Bache lor has arrived at New Orleans from1 Hamburg, Germanjr, with 78,567 bags of raw beet sugar, equal to 7,310 tonsi This is the largest cargo of foreign sugar ever brought to New Orleans. The Washington ' volunteer regiment will be mustered out at San Francisco on the 31st inst. ? A . Z . - 'i A new fast mail service has been in-, augurated between Chicago and 6an Francisco, the schedule, timo being 73 hours. I - . . - - General William B. Shatter, who for over a year has had the position of brigadier-general of volunteers, hae been retired. ; . Early in December the Onited States will havo 70,000 tiooph In the Philip pine inlands, and 45 wai vessels in the island's waters. ; . : -Cr The Orange Free State troops have cut the telegraph wires and destroyed i.he railroad track at Norvalsport, just across the Orange Free State' southern border. ? Tlie Boers have cut the telegraph wires at many points, and reliable nnwd is hard to obtaiu Iron) the more Important cities lu the war districts of South Africa. . Tohn R. Dodnojr, of f'ortland. 'has written to hieuila fioin Dawson City' that ho is taking the census of al) the pnopltt la the Yukon valley, on Ameri can territory. A .. " t s. A dispatch from Caracas, Venezuela, save that President Andrade is prepar ing to Ipave the country, and the insur gent loaritir. General Castro, Is master of the situation. .. The Portland Press Club at its meet ing recently urged its luemliers to stand by the 1903 exposition project ami to do all in their power to bring the affair to a successful conclusion. . . i A train of flat cars loaded with gravel was wrecked ou trie Northern Pacific track on Jefferson street. Olympia, de molishing about' 100 yards of track. The trainmen escaped unhurt. ' The, price of fall chinook salmon, steel head? and silversides has reached the highest figure ever offered on the Columbia; 4 cents a pound, and 2 cents is being paid for dog salmon. James Roach goes free from further prosecutiou or even the imputation of guilt of stealing cattle from his neigh bors, after a struggle in the courts which has gone on for more than a year. .... ' - Charles Winters; '.- of Jacksonville, Or., a native of Sweden, aged 79 years, who has been a resident of Jackson ville for many years, died at Talent, where i he had gone for a short visit with friends. - . . Hardy Getty, a 16-year old boy, while operating a stamping machine in a Fairhaven, Wash., metal works, had both of his hands so badly mangled that he will never be able to use them again, .. ' State elections will be held in IS itates this year. ' The navy department has difficulty m getting sufficient medical meu. The transport Senator has arrivod lately at Ban Francisco. General Miles will be nocompotii'id yy his family and a few friends ou his our to the Pacific coast. Secretary Long has issued an older wsiguiug Admiral Dowey to special iuty at the navy yard department. Fifty-three Boers were killed and large nuinbor - wounded in the eu-souut-r with Baden-Powell' forces at .VJafoktng. . -. ; .. C .An enthusiastic mooting to promote the movement to erect a monument to Parnell was held in New York. Over 1 10,000 was collected. ' .J.,.: Sir Thomas' Lipton has the spirit of It plucky sportsman and wilt chaUetup us again for .the America cap. - tie says he cannot g)t ready for next year, but will be prepared lu 1901. . -. The strike of the ironmolders and the coremakers at St. Paul has ended, and the men have returned to work. Tho employers grant a slight advance in wages and recognize the union. ' It is understood that the president has given to Archbishop Chapellu defi uito instructions which will govern his actions relative to establishing peace with the Filipinos, but these instruc tions are to be withheld from publica tion. . ; ' y : -' . At Atchison, Kan., two robbers shot and killed one man and wounded an other in a store, which they later rob bed. - They were pursued by a posse and they shot ' and killed a policeman and another man, both members of the pursuers. ; As a corollary of the Pullinan-Wag-ner consolidated deal, the readjustment of railroad stockholders on an enormous scale is said to be the next move on the boards. -A welding together of tho rail road properties controlled by the liar-riman-Gould and Vanderbilt' interests is epoken of. War between Americans and Mexi cans broke out at Naco, Ariz. . with dis astrous results. The fight started be tween Mexican guards and American cowboys, and as a result four guards were killed and one seriously wounded, An American named Ryan was instant ly killed and a Bisbee miner was shot through the leg. ' ' The Canadian government has : been advised that the i United States and British governments had given effect to a provisional Alaskan boundary, which was arranged between Sir Louis Ha vies .and Mr. Choatc, in London. This arrangement makes no change at Skag way, but it fixes a point on the Dalton trail. There is very little travel by that route. , Anew German warship has been launched. ' She was christened Kaiser Karl dor Grosse, by Dr. von Moncke berg, burgomaster of Hamburg. The Boers, according to a special dis patch from Pretoria, ropulscd a small force of Cape mounted police near Berkeley, West Cape Colony, captur ing two. . ; . . ,. - The dwelling once occupied by ox president Martin Van Buren, at 3? East Twenty-seventh street, New York, has been sold, and it is announced that the property will be converted into a business block. W Commandant-General Jon bert has arrived at i Newcastle. - Natal. He found only 100 men there when he en tered tho town. The report current at Delagoa bay that 6.000 Boers have been repulsed at Newcastle is false. An Ashcroft, B. C, report states that there was a big robbery t the Cariboo mine, near Quesnelle Forks. . Tho big safe in the : Cariboo Hydraulio Com pany's office was blowu open, and part of the amalgam, worth $50,000, stolen. . The Great Northern road has lately bought 17,000,000 feet of fir timber in 'Washington, nearly all - of it for the road's proposed ore dock at Allouze bay, on Lake, Superior. Nearly half this enormous order has been bought in the past 10 days. ', s -. v - The transport Senator is expectod to arrive from Manila next week. J The news of the terrible experience of the steamship Empress of India cause no alarm for the safety " of the Seuator, which is supposed to also have passed through the typhoon. T ' A dispatch from Ladyimlth says that a letter was brought to the Brit ish pickets by Boor cyclists bearing a white, flag. ! signed by the Newcastle magistrate and sent by permission of Commandant-General .Too here, stating that the British who remained in New castle are well.". -; . Three hundred recruits, under com mand of Captain W. N. Hnghns, Thir teenth infantry, and Lieutenants Wil son, Pascoe and Kinzio, have been as signed to the transport Manueuse, at San Francisco, with two companies . of the - Thirty-first, under command of Lieutenant-Colonel Hayes. ' - The postmaster-general has Issued a formal warning to all ' postmasters against the levying of political assess pents, and - simultaneously the civil serivco commission has called attention to the law governing the subject, nd of the commission's intention to en force it. : h. D. Carl has returned to his home in Roseburg, Or., after a 20 months' sojourn in the Alaska gold fields, dur ing which - time he is said to have cleaned hp $20,000. , . - A few growers are. employing Indians to pull, top and load beets, says the LaGrande Observer. It is no uncom mon thing to see an Indian and Indian women drive into town in a spring hack, purchase their supply of groceries, and return to their work Indian la bor is much preferred to Chinese. II British Rout Kruger's Troops ; - ? at Glencoel' EIGHT HOURS HARD FIGHTING Brltlih I.oas S50; -Boera 800 Invaders . Surprised the British Camp by Open - log Fire Wi'ta Artillery. . Glvucoe Camp, Oct. . 23. After eight hours of continuous heavy1 fight ing.'Dundee hill was carriod by the Dublin fnsileers and the King" Royal rifles, ' under cover of a well-directed artillery fire by the Thirteenth and fiixty -ninth batteries.1: The Boers, who threatened' the British rear,- have re tir&l. " .,; .; ; The fight was almost an exact coun terpart of that of Majuba hill, except thai the position of the Boer and Brit ish, -forces were reversed. . General Symohs was severely, bnt not danger cously wounded. -; " : The battle today was a brilliant suc cess. The Boers, got a reverse which may possibly, for a time at any rate, check all Aggressive action. The Brit ish artillery practice iu the early pari of the day'docided the battle. " ' - The seizure of Dund.ee hill by the Boers was a surprise; for, although the pickets had been exchanging shots all night,' it was not untill a shell boomed pver the town into the camp that theix presence "was discovered. Then the shells came fast. The hill was posi tively alive ' with the -swarming Boers till the British artillery -got to work with magnificent energy and precision. Directly the Boer guna ceased firing, General Symons ordered the infantry to move oni the position. The infantry charge w;as magnificent. Tho way the King's Royal rifles and the Dublin fu sileers stormed the position was one ol the most splendid sights ever seen. General Symons was -wounded early in the action, and the command then devolved on Major Yule. ' Tb.e enemy as they fled, were fol lowed by..;the cavalry, mounted infan try and artillery.'; The direction taken was to the eastward. At the latest re ports the cavalry had not returned. A rough estimate places the British loss at 250 killed or wounded, And that of the Boers at 800. - ; i .. . ... Agreement as Alaslca.' Washington, Oct. 23. Mr. Tower, British charge here, called at the state department today and notified Secre tary Hay of the formal . acceptance by his, government. -of the proposition for a temporary adjustment of the Alaska boundary line proposed by Secretary Hay.' , The state department is confident it has conserved American interests in the matter, without unjustly treating Canada. - The divisional line, bounded on ' the west by the Dalton trail, is placed 22 miles above Pyramid har bor, which is regarded under the treaty as a tidewater mark, so the Canadians are not allowed to reach . any point on Lynn canal. Moreover, - there is no permission for a free transfer across American territory of Canadian goods, except miners' belongings. These matters may figure later, when it comee to a permanent boundary line, but they are not touched upon in this modus. . r.: Strike Cannot Be' Averted. r St. Paul, Minn.; Oct. 23. A Great Northern official said today that tho conclusion had been reached' by the road that a strike could not be averted. Higher officials will, not talk, but the wholesale merchants have ..been prob ing into the situation, and- their reports confirm the statement' that the Groat Northern is likely to witness the most effective tie-up ever experienced in the West.' The jobbers will lose thousands of dollars per day, and are anxious to head off a strike. " The : recent order making -conductors responsible for dam age to their trains is the last straw. Every organization is involved, and every trainman, from conductor down, including telegraphers,, will : go out if the strike is ordered.. , ' The Columbia TPine. J New York, Oct. 23. Through wild and heavy seas, in a breeze that ap proached the dignity of a gale, the gal lant sloop Columbia today vanquished the British challenger Shamrock by 6 minutes and 18 seconds actual time and 6 minutes and 84 seconds corrected time, thus completing the series for the 'America's cup with a magnificent rough-weater duel and a glorious Yan kee victory. '; :. '. . .. -.- Crisis la Venezuela Elided. Caracas. Venezuela. Oct. - 23. The Wisis is virtually over. General An- drade, the president, has accepted the conditions proposed by the insurgent commander, General Castro, and will go abroad, the presidency devolving on the' vice-presidency. Castro will enter Caracas peacefully, thus avoiding bloodshed. .'.''..' 1 r i Want Reciprocity. ' Washington, Oct 23. Reciprocity arrangements are sought by tho island of St. Kitts and Turk's island, British West Indies. The arrangements so far cover nearly all the British West In dian possessions. y-'.Q.''. Library for Manila Soldiers. San Francisco; Oct. 23. A commit tee of prominent citizens beaded by Rabbi Jacob Voorsanger, and. includ ing among its members General Shat ter, Mayor Phelan . and ; Mrs. Phoebe Hearst, has taken steps -toward the es tablishment of a library in Manila for the use of the United States soldiers. The project, which was originated by the late Colonel Miley, has been taken up with enthusiasm by men and women who are determined to carry it into ex ecution. . Wants to Turn Over Salvador to the J. - Mexican Government. Chicago,, Oct. 21. A special to the Record from El Paso, Tex., says: General Ezeta, ex-president of Salva dor, and an exile from that country, who : disappeared, mysteriously from his home in Oakland, Cal., where he bad lived for three years, came to El Paso Saturday last, and left over the Mexican Central railway for the City of Mexico, in company , of J. H. Holmes and O. S. Greene. Holmes is manager of the Iturbide hotel, of the City of Mexico, and Greene is the city attorney of Pasadena, Cal. : General Ezeta divulged his identity to an official of the Mexican Central road at Juarez, Mexico. The ex-president said he had become tired of his banishment from his native country, and preferred to die in an attempt to free his people from tyranny than re main an exile for life. .General Ezeta said he and his v party would confer with the Mexican executive on the sub ject of a revolution in Salvador for the overthrow of the present administra tion. ... - '- ' It is understood that General Ezeta will, offer to turn over Salvador to the republic of Mexico, in return for the financial aid of the Mexican govern ment in his venture. - ,. : M'KINLEY'S MESSAGE. No Doubt as to His Stand on the Phil - ' . r... ' ippine Question. Washington, ; Oct. . SSI. President McKinley's message to the next con gress is expected to be the most impor tant document of the kind since the civil war. After the president's West ern trip there can no longer be any doubt as to his intentions regarding the Philippines, for it has been amply demons tarted that be will recommend that the islands become the permanent property of the United, States, leading their treatment to congress, but asking that a policy be early outlined, in or der to quench the Filipino hope that there will be a change in public senti ment in the United Staes which will result in the domination of. the anti-expansion element. ' . ; Fears for the Senator' Victoria, Oct. 21. The steamer Em press of India, which has reached here from Japan, has completed the rough est trip of her 43 voyages. The second day out from Yokohama she encoun tered a typhoon which smashed all telegraph communication between the engine room and the bridge and de stroyed some of the boats, The storm continued unabated one day and night. Fears are expressed by the officers for" the transport sterner Senator, carry ing borne the Fifty -first Iowa regiment. She left Yokohama1" for San Francisco eight hours before the Empress, and, having large upper works, would fare badly in a storm. ; ' Boilermakers' Strike. San Francisco, Oct. 1. The boiler makers' strike is over, and the. men will go back to work tomorrow. The men have conceded the nine hours a, day on all vessels not owned by the government. ; On these latter the day's work will be eight hours for 10 hours pay. In order to make up for the ex tra hour on outside ships, a slight ad vance has been made of the men's pay. As a result of the artisans going back, to work, nearly all the transports now in port will get away next week. . . . Newark Sails for Guam. ' San Francisco, Oct. 21. Tha.cruisej Newark sailed today for Manila via Guam. The transports Tartar and Olympia will sail in a few days for Manila with troops. The , charter of the Tartar will expire in about 30 days, and it is understood - the government will buy the vessel outright. It is possible the transport Manuense will be used exclusively as an inter-island transport after taking troops from here on her initial voyage. Ticket Counterfeiting;. Denver, Oct. 21. The officials of the Colorado . Midland Railroad Company have discovered a case of ticket coun terfeiting which promises to prove one of the most extensive ever discovered in this country. . The ticket counter feited is what . is known as a skeleton round-trip form. The ticket is so made that, with the coupon attached, it can be made out to any point in the conn try and return. '.'.,'!'' - ' r l Storms in Southern Italy. - ; -Rome, Oct, 21- Serious storms, ac companied by floods, prevail in the southern districts of Italy, ; working widespread damage. : At San Giorgio, a bridge and 20 houses have been swept away, and it is belioved there has been considerable loss of life there. At Mounte Mesoula, a church was struck by lightning during mass, three persons being killed and 40 others more or less injured.' '-'".--' --.- Mayos Join the Yaquli. - Chicago, Oct. 20. A special to . the Record from Austin, Tex., says: A dispatch from Ortiz,' Mexico, says that a band of over 800 Mayo Indians has joined the Yaqui rebels at their rendez vous near Sahaurpia. In the previous wars of the Yaquis against the government the Mayos re fused to become their allies, and the present action of the younger "Mayo braves is strongly disapproved by the older element of the peaceable tribe. Suleide of a Cashier's Wife. S J. Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct. 21. Mrs. W. S. Jackson, wife of the cash ier of the El Paso County bank, of this city, committed suicide this afternoon by shooting herself. She had been in poor health for some time, and it is believed self-destruction was caused by melancholia. Austrian Reiohsrath Reassembles. Vienna, Oct. 21. The reichsrath re assembled today with a full attendance. Dr. yon Fuchs was re-elected president.- Filipinos Ask Otis for a.Dis . cussion of Peace Terms. REQUEST WAS NOT GRANTED Officer Klllod ami Two Men Wotmded - in an Attack on a Launch Daatli of : Malor Howard. .': . Manila, Oct. Hi. An American officer was killed and two men wounded by the Filipinos in an attack on a launch with General Lawton's expedi tion in the Rio Chiquitac near San tsidro. The rebels fired volleys from shore. , : General Otis has replied to the three Insurgent officers who entered Angeles last Friday with ; a : request, made through General MacArthur, for per mission for a Filipino commission, beaded by a Filipino major-general, to visit General Otis in order to discuss peace terms and to arrange for the de livery of American prisoners, that the desired interview cannot be granted be cause the suggested" propositions of the Filipinos are vague," indefinite and un military, and because . the Americans must continue to decline to receive any representative of tho so-called Filipino government. ' -,;. -, ' . - . - - i. Death of Major Howard. ' Omaha, Oct. 24. A. special cable was received here today announcing the death in the Philippines on Satur day of Major Guy Howard, son of Gen eral O. O. Howard. The cablegram was received by Judge J. M. Wool worth, father-in-law of Majoi Howard, and read as follows: "Guy Howard killed in action to day." - v. ., ' -v . Major Howard was well-known in Omaha, being ou his father's staff when the latter was stationed here; He was married in this city 15 years ago to Miss Wool worth, and the nuptials were a notable society functibn. " Mrs. How ard resides here with her three chil dren. -- '''- l- - -:'. ANOTHER BATTLE ON. Heavy Firing Reported From Vicinity , . -' - , of .Dundee., Cape Town, Oct. ' 24. A dispatch has just arrived announcing that the. Boers are shelling Dundeee, east of Glencoe, at long range, but that theii fire is ineffective. .... . -. . ... - - Met a Strong Force. v London, Oct. 24. According to o special from Glencoe camp, the British cavalry, while .pursuing the' defeated Boers, were engaged by a strong fore of the enmy on the ' north road. Fir ing is now in progress. Heavy Firing Is Taking Flace. .. Glencoe Camp, Natal, Oct. 24. Heavy firing isjiOw in progress In the northwest of this camp, THE IOWAS REACH ' PORT, Transport 8enator Weathered the Ty phoon in Good Shape. San Francisco, Oct. 24. The Fifty, first regiment of Iowa volunteers, num bering 764 men and 46 officers, under the command of Colonel J. C. Loper, arrived here today from Manila, on the transport Senator, There was no sickness aboard The .only 'death re ported is that of Edward Kissick, com pany F, of Oskaloosa, la. , who died at Nagasaki of dysentery. . The. only inci dent of the voyage was ah accident that happened to ; Edwin Statler, company M, and Homer A. Reatfj company A, three days out from Nagasaki. They were injured by the breaking of a spar, which fell on them. Sutler's leg war broken and Read sustained a fractun of the skull.'- Both men are doing well.. ' The Senatoi was caught in the tail bf the typhoon encountered by the jiteamer Empress of japan.' She was tossed about lively for -several hours, put suffered no severe, damage. So serious did the situation appear to the pfficers of . the steamer at one time, that all the passengers were ordered be low, and : the hatches were battened down. - "- ' "' - -; ' ' - The Deadly Knife. 1 Lebanen, Or., .Oct. 24. A serious stabbing affair occurred at Sweet Home last evening. J. P. Hahn, theySweet Home merchant, stabbed.- and serrious ly wounded ; Albert Wed die, the saw mill man at that placed The trouble arose in the settlement of accounts be tween the two men. Weddle's brother owed Hahn ' and Hahn tried to work the account in against Albert Weddle, and the trouble started. Weddle was stabbed three or four times, one slash being in the abdomen and letting the intestines out. A physician was sum moned from this city, and when he ar rived he found Weddle in a critical condition, and there is but little expec tation of his recovery. " - Hahn said he was coming to Lebanon to surrender himself to an officer, bnt he has not arrived here. "The ' feeling at Sweet Home is bitter against him. Revolution in Columbia. Colon, Colmbia, Oct. 24. The revo lution has extended from Gundina rnaica to Lima. The Colombian gun boat Moyaca is about - to leave, for Gauca, where an army of 10,000 men is being assembled by the government. " . Rear-F.nd Collision. . Salt Lake, Oct. 24. An air-brak failure caused a wreck on the Oregot Short Line at Farmington, 18 mile north of this city, this evening. ' Fireman Harry Coleman is painfully, but not fatally injured, and Engineer Sim Plgman was badly shaken up. Both saved their lives by jumping. The wreck was a rear-end collision be tween two southbound extra freights. Trains to and from the north are do layed several hours, ( His Expedition Moving North to Take Tarlae Heavy Rains Reported.. Manila, Oct. 23. General . Lawton and General Young are at Arayat with a force of nearly 8,000 men. The gun boats Florida and Oeste aro preparing to move along the river to San Isidro, which will be held as a base for opera tions in the north. Extensive prepara tions have been progressing for several days, and the expedition, whose objec tive point is Tarlao, is expected to start today. Supplies will be taken on cascoes. -". : General Lawton's force consists of eight companies of the Twenty-fourth infantry, under Captain Kellar; eight companies of the Twenty-second infan try, under Major Baldwin; nine troops of the Fourth cavalry, mounted, under Colonel Hales; a mixed regiment, con sisting of one company of , the Thirty sevent infantry,: six guns, commanded by Captain Scott, one company of cav alry and Captain Batson's Macabebe scouts. .-The Third cavalry - is equip ping at San Francisco,. to. join the expedition.- .' . Heavy rains, tho first in weeks, be gan last night, and have continued steadily. ,.- .. - ; . Evening Lawton is supposed to have reached San Isidro. ' No commu nication has been received from him , since he left Arayat this morning. " American T.osb Was One Killed. : Manila, Oct. 23. General Young's advance guard of General Lawton's col umn, left Cabio yesterday morning and entered San Isidro. The American loss was one killed and three wounded. ml i x i . ..i at San Fernando, where the enemy de strooyed a bridge. General Rio del Pilar arrived from San Miguel and per sonally commanded the Filipinos. He and the bulk of the enemy retreated up the river. One Spaniard and 15 insur gents were captured. The loss of the enemy is not known.;- The town people appear to be friendly. Federation of I.abor. . Washington, Oct. 23; The executive council of the American Federation oi Labor, at its session today, voted that the federation financially assist the jewelers of New York, Newark and jProvidence, with a view to more thorough organization of the trade and be helpful in every way to secure recog nition of the union, as well as a reduc tion in the hours of their daily labor. loss of the Pelican. : San Francisco, Oct.-23. Advices re ceived by the Alaska Commercial Com- - nfinv indinfl.ta - that. tharA ran Ka. nn Jonger - any doubt that- the British feteamer Pelican, which ' left - Puget sound in October, 1897, for China, foundered, near the Aleutian islands, and that her entire crew perished. The message recived comes from the Alaska Commercial Company's agent at Un- alaska. It is dated October 6. Dewey's Trip to Philadelphia. Washington, Oct. ... 23. Admiral Dewey last night met a select commit-, jtee of the municipality of Philadelphia, beaded by Mayor Ashbridge, who tend ered him the hospitality of Philadelphia during the latter part of this month. Admiral - Dewey accepted the invita tion, naming October 31 as the date of his arrival, returning on the night oi November 1. .- - - Mules for South Africa. Chicago, Oct. 21. A special to the Times-Herald from Evansville, Ind., pj.ys: An agent of the British govern ment was in this city today and shipped jlOO mules to St. Louis. They are in- tenaea tor uoutn Airica. xnere are Several agents scouring the counties , bf Southern Indiana an'd Illinois, buy ing mules for the British government.' . The Alaska Agreement. : ' London, Oct. 23. The British office Asserts that the verbal changes in the terms of the Alaska modus vivendi are of no practical importance, and have been readily agreed to, and that it ia assumed Secretary "of State Hay and -the British charge d'affaires in Wash- tnrtsn urlll avn 4v-m firmw - - ' Taqulna Jetty Damaged. - Yaquina, Or., Oct. 23. A gale has blown for the past 24 hours, being ac companied by heavy rain and thunder and lightning. ' "'"- The heavy sea carried away about 700 feet of the north jetty. The total lenght of that jetty was about 2,300 feet, and it was part of improvements that cost about $700,000. ... Thirty-Ninth at Vancouver. ' - Vancouver Barracks, Wash., Oct. 23. This afternoon . the steamer Un dine and Lurline, towing a large barge, -reached the government wharf at Van couver barracks. ' On board were two battalions of the Thirty-ninth, - tho band, hospital corps and all theirjmg ;age and equipment. ' - - JF. ' " In the House of lords. London, Oct. 23. In . the house oi lords, ' the premier, the Marquis of Salisbury, presented the queen's mes sage calling out the militia and moved an address of thanks to her majesty. The address was immediately adopted, and the house adjourned until Thurs day next. ' President at Washington. . Washington, Oct. 23. President Mc- Kinley and party reached Washington, nearly an hour behind schedule time. Mrs. McKinley's health has been im proved by the trip. Germany Opposed to Arbitration.. , London, Oct. 23. The Times' Ber lin correspondent says: - The sugges tion of submitting the: Samoan ques tion to arbitration does not meet with approval in authoritative circles here. ' Forty-fifth Starts Sunday. 'Minneapolis, Oct. 21. The Forty fifth regiment, at Fort Snelling, will break camp Sunday morning and leave for San Francisco, en route for the, Philippines, . .