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ASTOJ.IA. ntOON. KllAY. UCTOHKK l.
the r onditloiia demanded by the gov
ernment of the South Africa republic
are u h ui Her Majesty's government
d-erna it impossible to dlacuas."
WAR MWEEN AN
THE EXPEDITION .
M fTC rhnrlTWW
I- tx-iiNic, we 1 1 u I rutltcr lone it little
iiiniicv on our Slovt H tliiiti to move tin-in.
We 1 1 it v a liijj lot (f tlirin mi liitml,
liollllt lirfiile till' U I Vlltlt'l. We will
sell tliem clump until Nov. 1'ith.
Eclipse Hardware Co.
rM) HON!) HTRKliT
BRmffl US M P ROtiRESS
IN OU) VERMONT.
Transvaal Troops Begin Steady:;
and Aggressive Advance.
New Crape and
Waterman Fountain Pen
llox Dccorntert I'm per
nod Knvf lii)e"iic
ALL TELEGRAPH LINES CIT
Important Stragellc Positions Are in
RAILROAD LIKES AND STATIONS SEIZED
GRIFFIN & REED
Here Is a List
Ot some High Grade Goods at moderate pike
New KumUtm IUohUt Miuker!. j
New Kastcrti ( Mfinh. !
, New Cn Kvajwratitl Fruit.
New Crop NijU, Kin", He.
1 Mincn Meat iiml Iutnik in for Pie
ROSS. HIGGINS & CO
the Sllverf leld Fur Manufacturing Co.,
Morrlaon Ml., Portland, Ore.
To the LwudlcH o! Antorlnt
W ill stvn vi.ii one-fourth n every gartnimt you purchase (rout u, be-
r suae we are direct manufacturers, !
you will save the middleman's
Cur ('ollarvllna, frmu
Kur Nwh Ho, from
IjmIIk.' Kin. Tailor Mail HnlU from
U.tlr. Kin. . allor Mli' t'lutii JarkrU. froiii
litMIra' Kin. rr.ii.li riann.l WalaU. from ....
Ala.ka Mkln J.rk.u. London 1'yr, mad.
rxsMll ii opler Inim ...
Hrmliillti nt Kur Oarm.nla Into the Uli-l siyl. at vary
Hand for niiKlral.il raUhcu wlil. li . will glaitly Uiall
.... f O up
English Representative Has Taken Formal Leave of
The Dutch Government and Returned to Lady
smith British Troops Preparing for an Attack
Khlch May Come at Any Tlme-Mllltary Censor
ship Has Been Established.
rlvi Into Cud ('olnnir and hav. oe-
"iipM I hlll.own. Th lr obj-rt. It la
ii"' '. I to cut th railway at I-ar
J Junction, which la conalifcivd an lm
i orUnt !aru-i(1c point. According to
i a Jl.paith from Cap Town, It la aa-
rt;1 thf rr that the Bom have ar
j rangol with Chief Linchwe. a proml
' nf-nt chl'-f of the northwiMiU'rn border,
I f tanf up arma &alnrt Oreut Britain,
j A 'ImpHC-h from Mafi-klng, undi-r to-
day'a dat. aaya Colorvel Iia4-n Powf-ll
1 haa Jut ant a atmnn Rrltlah fore
i fioin iUf-klnc toward the border with
i fi"ld (una and ambulanc, preaumablr
with a vl'-w of occupying advantagenut
! df?nalve hlKh ground.
j I)irat'h'- from Durban confirm the
r (Mirt hat the Five State auth iritim
(a-lrd a Naal train Iravlng Lady
; amlth ycatenlay morning for Harry-
. aniltli. They alao atopped a train ilu
' to leave Harryamlth In the afternoon.
: All rolling atock haa l-n ord-red out
j of rrac-h of at-lzure. It la understood
telegraphic communication with the
' Tranavaal cvoah pur.otually at 5
.o'clock y-Hterd.iy afternoon.
MONTPIiLIER, Ctct. 12-The state
of Vermont gaveNher welcome to Admi
ral Dewey today with a parade and a
reception at the at ate houac. Over
Vt.VA vlaltora Joined with the hTo and
the townam'-n In the celebration.
Admiral Dewey apent the night on
board the sloping car Geneva and h
car and railroad yard were picketed by
nii'.lonal suirdrmen. The prade wu
completed at four o'clock and wh;n
q-iietneas hal been reatored. Governor
Smith, turning tc Admiral Dewey, ex
tended to him he welcome of th atate
of Vermont, at the aame time prenent
Ir.g him a medal which the at ate had
enacted should be given him aa a mem
orial. Then the mayor offered him the
welcome of the city and the formal ex-er.-laes
were at an end.
The admiral waa escorted back to his
car after a short reception at the state
Grneral Schwan's Soldiers Abandon
Towns Tlir-y Have Ca pi o red.
TIIEV MET MAM SURPRISES
ORDERING CHICAGO BEEF.
CHICAGO, Oct ll-The BrttUh to'
dlers will e&t American corned b-ef in
the Tranavaal. Orders for somethlnj
I like 1,000,000 pounds were rec-Lved In
' Chicago today.
JOIIANNKM'.l'ltf:, (M. 13. War with (Utland ytcr
tiny. Tlie formal (K-clarution (Ktiirntl at 10 o'clock this
VRYKUKi;.(h' Colony, ()-t. 13. A UmIv
have cut the Iwiplcr ft ntf, alvaiu('l to the railway
the ttlrjiraj'h wins.
Two thousand Hut rs arc now occtipyinj; the railroad line.
HOKKS 8IEZE ALBEKTINA. , Thuwduy iiHirnlng, at 8 o'clock, an
ALLLN LINE SHIPS CHARTERED.
OTTAWA, On,.. Oct U.-The Cab- BLANKET OF FOG
Iret met at noon to consider the ques
tion of furnishing troops for the Trans- '
raal. The Allen line has chartered t
the government four of its best steam-'
AND NO WIND
The Advancing Troops Were Gener
ally Attacked Fmra Unex
THE FIFTH TRIAL A FIZZLE
The Shamrock and Columbia are Not
discouraged and Will Try
A?nin Tiida v.
Hlyhoit I'rk-t I'nld for Haw fur. Yours Kcnpcctfully.
The Silverfleld Fur Manufacturing Co.
Greut Fxiiteinent at ljilyamlth and
Trooa are In Rdlneas 10 Act.
MNDON, (Kit. 13 When the cabinet
meets at noon today It la evMsnt thi
Hoer advanr will be In full swing.
Judging from pivoent appearances
the luxrs ai-e preparing for a simultan
eous Invaalon at Ave separate iolnta.
Therefore It Is almost Impossible to
guess the plan of campaign.
A dispatch from Durban, dated
! Thursday nuirnlng, at 8 o'clock, an-: vrrillcatlon.
nouncea tli.it the loers have s -lifd A1-:
, , . MEDITATION NOT ASKED,
brrtlna station and demanded the keys,
All Telegrams to and From Natal Must '
NEW YORK. Oct. IX The Commer-j
c!:il Cable Company has Issued the fol-i
lowing notice: !
Wo are advised that the Natal ad-j .
mii.l.lraM..n am..v,m,tf .1.-. 1 1 1 .
- - " - ""'"" XfW YORK. Oct. 12.-A blanket .f
censorship has been ea.abllshed over foK over lhe oour9e Mi th! uUer ab
all messages to and from Natal. , of w,n4 flfth
MeKsajTeS in Code Will not he aprenleH ....
e- - gjvg nnn wnen another attempt w.is
I made today to sail the first of the Co-
I lumbia-ShamrMrk races for the Inter-
...Portland Dental Parlors...
Top floor Washington Bl'dg.
Largest and Best Equipped Offices in the Northwest
which were delivered to them by the j
station master, who ivached Ladysmlth
on a trolley car. The excitement at
Ladyamlth Is lncmuiug and troops
are ready to act at a moment's notice.
It Is now definitely known that the
Iiitlth government sent no final pro
jhikiIb to rretorla. The Transvciaj's
uliimatuiii forvstalled that Intention.
So far as the news rvceiwd thus far
shows no shot hiu yet been flr-d. The
evacuated district lies bwtwven Pretoria
and Ohurlentown. Tlierv? Is no abute
rrent In the anll-Englhih filing; on the
The Times Berlin correspondem de
clnre that .he tlerman nation us a
whole unfiiemlly to England and
j national trophy. The yachts will try
' again tomorrow.
This Country Can Interfere Only on I The repeated failures have had a
Request From One of the Parties. ! nicst discouraging effect on the general
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12. The state ! putllc and there was a great falling off
In the number of excursion boats aa
well as number of their passengers
when the flast gathered around Sandy
Hook lightship today at the time so:
for the start. The heavy fog m..de nav
igation not only exceedingly difficult,
dtiMUtment today Issued a Statement
rrgardlrg petitions sent the president
regarding mediation In the Transvaal
difficulties. The statement says that
wnue the president sincerely hoped !
hostilities might be averted, there is!
nothing In the rules of International 0,lt very dangirous.
usage to Justify an offer of mediation,
without Intimation for one of the par-
Mr. Iselln's Interview in this morn
ing's papers protesting against the
ties to the dispute. The efforts of thlsi savage criticism of the Columbia which
government shall be to see that Ameri-' has Hbirally Indulged In by some
can Interests do not suffer unnecessary j newspapers and appealing for support
injury. j for th? Yank?e yacht and her crew un-jall be engaged In their old business aa
'til the serl Is completed, evldentlv soon as released."
touched a patriotic chord. f"r on the When asked where the army had
MANILA, Oct 12. General Sohwan'g
xpedition having accomplished Its ob
Jevt, his troops are all returning to
their former positions, a banding th
Geiieral Schwan Is anrouts from Per
se ue Marinas to Imus, with the Infan
try, while the artillery and cavalry n4
all the mule teams are retracing their
route from Malabon to Bacooor, with
the signal corps removing wires.
Tan movement of the Knitted State
troops ww a One display of American
generalship and energy. The whole
country la an Immense swamp and the
Filipinos never expected the Americana
could or would atttmpt to Invade It
during the wet season. Moreover tha
line of march furnished a sucoeaaia ot
surprises, the advancing troops being
generally attacked from unexpected at
Marines while neconnoiterlng about
the scene of Sunday's encounter And
that tr etranchea have been already
r -occupied although the netny mani
fested more than their usual wllUngneaa
to retreat before the Americana. Bands
have appeared along the shore road be
tween Bacoor and Rosario and troops
returning by that route expect another
fight at Rosario.
At Malabon, the Americans corralled
two or three hundred natives supposed
to be fghtlng men. Few of them were
caught with arms in their hands, but a
large number were found In hiding;
dreased in khaki, like the American
ut.iform. A majority of them were In
the grab, of amigoe. but they are sus
pected of shooting at troops from
houses, a growing habit, which flourish
ed through out the advance whenever
small parties of Americans strayed
from the main body.
All prisoners with the exception of
those caught red handed will be re
leased as, owing to the fact that the
Insurgents have som many more men
then guns, the keeping of prisoners la
a useless expense unless the policy of
roconcentratlon which General Weyler
pursued Is to be adopted.
In conversation with an Asocli.ied
Press representative, a leading mer
chant of Rosario remarked: "They will
noEiis occri'Y uaing s neck.
there would be rejoicing on all, LONDON. Oct. 12.-A apeclal from j way ev,rv ex,.unil,m rt,nnv.r ,
iwihhimui HMiiiimtniH -n uMinmmo
at our prices
because wc have
dental work in
licit Crown ind Undue Work, 22 knrut (fold
' per tooth 1.40
HetTeetli. (ully gunrnntwil ruMwr $5.1)0
UfHttioM Filling 1.00 tip
Heat Alloy Filling SC Up
Teeth extracted without nin 5(c Itip j
Ml Ml Ml 11444 HUHMHI mwl 1 1 1 1 1 tH KIM H immtlimi
this adr with
you and have
your teeth cleaned
Free of Charge
only the most
ales If Knirland should suffer disaster
AN ATTACK HOl'RLY EXPECTED.
KIMHKRLEY, Oot. 12. Authorities
of MarVklng are hourly expecting at
ta'k, In which ewnt wires Lx4ween
Mlfeking and Klmberley will be cut
and Information entirely shut oft The
latest Information regarding the num
ber of burghers assembled along the
Kimbeliey border Is that It does no!
exceed 3.100. The Doers lave only four
field guns. A successful attack upon
Klmbtrley Is therefore considered Im
possible. AGENT GREENE WITHDRAWS.
CAPU TOWN, Oct. 12. News has
h-en received here that the British dip
lomatic agent In the Transvaal, Mr.
Conyngham Greene, paid his formal
farewell visits to Kruger and high Boor
iilfkials at Pretoria last evening. In the
Cape house of assembly today Premier
Schrelner made an Impassioned appeal
to the country and press to preserve
The Boers occupied , ,ht t1wt j,, aonltU. ai1i salute I,
Lning'a N.vk the moment the ultima- j wnlle th pa.,,..,, WVP the wn ,
turn expired. They are now pouring I ,., , ,hn,(l ,i.r
The tvnved ilukes off Sandy Hook
have led to some agitation for a change
Into Natal, and Ingogo Heights have
RESERVES CALLED OXT.
Dl'RBAN. Oc t. 12-The Imperial re
serxvs in Natal have btvn called out.
Everybody has left Charlestown. The
Fifth dragoons arrived this morning
from India, landed Immediately and at
once proceeded to the front.
KOMATI BRIDGE MINED.
LORENZO MAKQUEZ. Oct. 12. In
formation has reached here that the
Boers have mined three piers of the
bridge at Koniatl port, on the Komati
of the course to Newport, where there
Is usually a biwse, or to Marbleh-'ad.
gone, the merchant replied: "A ma
jority of them are here. They simply
hide their guns when the see a super
ior force approaching."
Ttansport'Ultin of supplies from Ros
ario to Malabon seemed to be Impossi
ble. Wagons had to be repeatedly un
loaded and reloaded while being drag-
off the Massachusetts coast, where no god through the mire.
I.HI MM. It IWUtMl M II tlllHH 1IMMWI.
Take Klcvator on Washington Street near Forth and ask for the Portland Cental 1
Parlors, Top Floor.
Phone Orefon. Brown 493. Columbli, 569. p
TKI.KilRAPH NEWS CI'T OFF.
Hoeis aiv Negotiating With
Trllvs for Assistance.
Refuses to Discuss the Boers Ultima- j
LONDON, Oct. 12-Followliig Is the
I text of the British reply to the Boer
'"hamlierlaln to Mllner, high commis
sioner, sent 10:4& p. m Oct. 10:
'Her MaJaty'a government has re-
i c.ivel with great regret the preempt
Afrlcan i ory demands of the South African re
1 public, conveyed In your telegram of
difficulty would be experienced n get
ting plenty of wind, but It is hardly
likely that any change will now be
The regaita committee argues that
this sort of weather cannot lost at this
time of the year.
NO RCE PROBABLE TODAY.
At 2 O'clock This Morning There Was
Still a Thick Fog and no Wind.
NEW YORK, Oct. 13. Sandy Hook
at 3 a. m. reports a thick fog and noi
wind. The prospects of a race today I
is not good.
"Joneral Schwan Is marching back
without the teams, all loads of bag
gage being shipped from Bacoor by
canoes and the wagons going empty.
MANILA, Oct. 12 General Young,
with two battalions of the Twenty
fourth Infantry, nine 'troops of the
Fourth cavalry and the scouts of the
Thirty-seventh Infantry left Santa An
this morning and occupied Arayat, af
ter a skirmish lasting half an hour.
The enemy, estimated at SO men, re
treated toward Magalan, the swampy
Continued on page four.
LONDON, Oct. 12. The Free Slate October 9.
burghers, according to a private mes-i "You will Inform the government of,
sage just received, have crossed Orange' the South African republic In reply that I
tJrry'm rat N
Makes the food more delicious end wholesorr.o
ao aiMt tyr tf.. w vnf.