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AHTOklA. OJtEdON, Sa'H'HDAY. OCTOBEK 14. 18M
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In cxju'iiNivo, wo hud rutin low n littlo
money on our .Sloven llian to move lliem.
We Iiiivd it hig lot of lliem on hand,
hought before the advnncu. We will
Hell lliem elieiip until Nov. loth. '
Eclipse Hardware Co.
mnm IJOND BTMEET
BATTLE WITH BOES
REPORTED AT NATAL
Forces Under Sir George Stewart White Said
to Hare Advanced on Enemy.
IAN AMERICAN CITIZEN MALTREATED
New Crape and
Waterman Fountain Pens
Mux )ermc1 Paper
Orange Free State Active In Seizing Trains and Preparing to
Resist thi Brltisti Vryburg Believed to Be Very
GRIFFIN & RBED
Here Is a List
OtBome High Grade Goods at moderate piim
; New luisU rn Bloater Mnekerol.
Now Eastern ('oilfmli.
New Crop Kvajoratod FruiU.
CUT, ToA'N. hl. 12. (Pi-layeJ in tiuiiMiii-ion ) An
Aim riiMii citizen lin worn to an uihMuvit lelre tin- Aiiu-ri-cii
ii -eiin-iil ln'iN-, in whirli lie states that lie has hron sul)
jt i ti .1 lis tin- liii! j;li i - i.f tin- Free State to great ill treatment.
Hi- i i ii t Im-.ii- tn irk lio(rino the ell'ects of t lie trt-atineiit helm-
withdrawal fr-m Pretoria of Conyng
ham Greene, British diplomatic agent
to the South African republic, and the
existence of a tate of war between
I rent Britain and that republic. Mr.
Marrum. American consul at Pretoria,
has accordingly bn Instructed to un
dertake the rare of British Interests In
that auction during the war.
Itoert Calling Upon all Africa to Wit
neat the Justice of Their Cause.
PRETORIA, Oct. 13. Via Lorenzo
Marquee An official manifto has Just
been address! to Afrikanders through
out South Africa appealing Co then to
resist the "unjust demands of Great
Rrftaln," and accusing Lord Salisbury,
Mr. Chamberlain and Sir Alfred Mil
ner of treachery. It blames the queen
for condoning what rt describes as
'Chp.mberlaln's criminal policy," and
declares that "the clear (Wire and ob
ject of -'.real Britain Is to deprive the
Transvaal of Independence on account
of g"ld mlrws of the Rand."
The manifesto says Great Britain of
fered two alternatives: "Five-year
franchise or war," and then goes on to
"The difference between the two gov
ernments of two years on the franchise
question Is considered by her majesty's J
government sufficient Justification forjj
an endeavor to swallow two republics."!?
MORE FILIPINO ATROCITIES
HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED
Bodies of Several American Prisoners Found
Gagged and Shot.
CHEATHAM ROUTES A NiTIVE FORCE
Americans Killed aid Five Woaaded-Eartbqcake at
Msnila Native Plot Frnstrated-Friars
In conclusion, it reminds the Afrikan-!
MANILA, Oct 13. Major Cheatham, with a scooting
party, while proceeding along the, west shore of the lake
yesterday encountered a force of rebels strongly entrenched at
Mintinlupa. Major Cheatham rejorts that h(; drove the reb
els from their jxisition and that in the engagement three
Americans were killed and two were wounded.
New Crop Nut, HigH, etc.
Mince Meat und Pumpkin for Pio.
l,UNlON, Oct. li An Edinburgh the occurence to the blowing up of the
paper, the Honsrnan, this morning us- j C. S. battleship Maine in Ha-ana har
' rrrtN that a buttle lum tak.-n place be-! bor, but that e-ent occurred in times of
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The Silverfleld Fur Manufacturing Co.
tmn tii-m-ral Sir Cn-orge Stewart
While, commanding the forces In Natal,
and Boers who entered Natal by way of
Van Keenans Pass. General White,
the 8etman says, Is very sanguine nf
the success of the British movements.
The foregoing report Is considered to
be correct. aj late last night the war
oltliv nad news of . British advance
from Ladysmlth and was hourly ex
pecting further Intelligence. A dispatch
to the Dally Telegraph from Its corres
Hiiiiliiit at Ladysmlth, datel at m"n
IH-ace. The Boers were doubtless with
in their rights as belligrenu. If they are
ivponltle for the destruction of the
THE TRAIN CAPTURE.
Further Details of the Attack on the
Armored Traiu t'ngllsh Guns
LONl-ON. Oct. 13. The war office has
ders that "God will assuredly defend
The manifesto Is signed by RetUt. sec
retary of state. A million copies will
be printed In Dutch and English.
! MANII.A, Oct. 13. Rumors are In cir
culation in Manila that Major Cheat
1 ham discovered three American pris-
1 oners jwho had been bound, gaged and
POWELI BETWEEN TWO FIRES.!8001 DV the Insurgents. Theee rumors,
however, are not confirmed. One San
Much Anxiety Felt In London Over the dago, a native policeman, has been ar
B,r Advance. ' rented and lodged in Jail, bis subordl
LONDON, Oct. 13. A notable change nates having reported to the authorities
In the poslton of affairs Is the presence that he was endeavoring (to enlist them
of the Boers at Martiboga, 45 miles in a plot to turn the polioe against
south of Mafeklng, which seems to in- Americans in the event of an uprising.
dlcate that they are endeavoring to Reports having reached the provost
get Colonel Baden Powell between two' marshal that arms were concealed at
fires. the headquarters of domlnican friars.
they marched through roadless rios
fields. The Fourth Infantry from Imua
Joined General Schwan at Perel des
Marinas. The Filipinos had deserted
the town upn learning of the approach
of the Americans leiving only women
and children behind.
Two strong shocks of earthquake
lasting several seconds were felt In
Manila at 10 o'clock this evening.
M'KINLET AT FARGO.
The President , Received With
The gravity of the Bor advance can a large building adjoining the palace. I
r.-civHi the following dispatch from j be better estimated when It is realised detachment of soldiers made a search !
the generul commanding the Cape for-jtha, tncy wil thereby cut the railway ,.f the building. They found a small j
ce: I and telegraphic communication to the stock of rifles, revolvers and ammunl-,
"Cape Town. Oct. 13.-1:40 p. m. An north. Isolating several British positions tlon. which vas confiscated desntte the!
A strong mobile column under Sir . .rmored train from Mafeklng escorting! wnlcn mug, speedily relieved. Des- protests of the friars that the arms
leorge Stewart White, accompanied by ,wo en-pounder guns sent from here! ,ll(e optimistic repc.ru of the ability of were not Intended for unlawful use. ,
tleneral Sir Archibald Hunter, proceed-, to Ma.VKIng was attacked last night at; Mafeklng to repel a.ttack. the greatest
id before daybreak this morning to- Knialpon. Aniarently a rail had been ,.n. h., o.in
flereral Schwan with infantry has
FARGO. North Dakota, Oct. 13. Oyer
10.000 people greeted President McKin
ley and his party when they arrived
here tonight at 7:30.
Entering carriage, the party was
driven to the reviewing stand through
a line of First Dakota volunteers, who
recently returned from the Philippines.
! wants Action Homes for the purpose ; removed. The train left the track, and -.i,. i ,h . i. i k, ,h . reached Facoor- The tP0P" S"1" The president was received with wild
. rx.mUSl, Having naa one ot tne demonstrations. At :30 o'clock the
j captured the Jameson raiders, has the
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... nv. . ...... ir.n.. u-ik.-ihi ..u- me noors nrea into it with artillery for I juubta ble commandant.
i.,r1 un m 1 1 ilw.kn a Kn t- a a fp.,(tis n k..ttf U . 3 . i I
v - " Mwt. " ; imn ttn ntiur anu rapt urea u.
nml also to lest the mobility and effl. l- -Telegroiihlc communication with j strongest force yet put Into the field.
en( y of his forces. ! Mafeklng Is Interrupted at Kraalpan. lth the exception of Commandant
The Dally Mail's Cap,- Town corns- Women and children has-e been sent to',,! l.inwr. fne
pondent. telegraphing Friilny e-enlng, cnpe Town. The guns belonged to the
hardest marches of the campaign.
From Malabon to Perex dee Marinas.
presidential train departed for Aber
deen, South Dakota.
"I learn on good authority that the
Colony. They are light and of old pat
tern. We have no details as to cas-
Top floor Washington Building.
Largest and Best Equipped Offices
In the Northwest.
Boer are attacking Mafeklng. They , unities."
are reported to have already suffered i
repuls.-, It I generally admitted hat
Vryburg cannot stand strong Boer attack."
DI'HRAN, Oct. 13.-The First and
Second battalions of the- Manchester
I rt-Kiuieiii, u.iutri L,it-uicutiiii wiuir-is
I'UEE STATE BVRC.HER9 ACTIVE. J Outran and Ridley, have arrived at
Cil.FWOE. Oct. 12. Evening. (De- j Ladysmith.
layed In transmission.) It Is reported j
that the Foers have crossed the border :
ANOTHER GOOD SIEZURE.
at Ingogn and that the Free State gov-
l.ONDON. Oct. 13. Advices from Jo-
Cronje's troops number between 9000
and 10,000 men. The position in Naital
has not materially changed.
HAVE THEIR "AUNTIES" TOO. j
Objections In Canada to the Assistance'
Offered the Mother Country.
TORONTO, Ontario. Oct. 13. A spec-;
iul from Ottawa to the Mall says: j
The ministerial situation created by
the Transvaal Incident has about re-1
solved Itself into this: That If the gov
ernment, sends a Canadian contingent,
ernmmt has taken possession or tne , ; to South Africa, J. Israel Taite will re
other 25,000 ounces of gold.
I railway to Van Reenan and seized the,
Natal government train.
Best work at our Prices, because we have the
largest volume of Dental Work in Portland.
Hest Crown and BrWue Work, 22 knrat Rolil
nur tooth .()
Set Tooth, fully Kiiiirntiteed rubber $5.00
Rest (fold Filling tfl.00 up
BeHt Alloy Filling 'P
Tooth extractod without pain fiOc tip
We employ only the most modern methods and
FIRST BLOODSHED. !
Boers Wreck and Shell a Train, Killing
Fifteen British Troops. !
LONDON, Oct. 13. The Evening j
News publishes the following dispatch .
from Cape Town:
"Armored train has been destroyed j
louth of Mftfeklng. Fifteen British:
troops killed. Boers shelled the wreck-1
age after the train was destroyed." j
An ofllcial dispatch received at the
colonial office says: j
"Armored train was destroyed neari
Kraalpan station while on the way to
Mafeklng with guns."
This disposes of the fear that many
women and children were involved In
sign. The minister of public works has
already made it pratty plain In his I
MOVING ON NATAL. J newspaper publications and speeches I
LONDON. Oct. 13,-The Boer forces j lnat he yarded the participation of,
with artillery, according- to a dispatch Vnada in any one of England's for-,
;u received from Standerton. broke '8" entanglements, as he Is pleased;
, c,i..it v.torH.iv mnrntnff ,ern1 th" trouble, as a phase of Im-
and are moving In
the direction of perlalism that Qubec liberals will not
: train on the western border of the
- Trunavnnl la ralrMl1fl.t.4l to brinir home
Take elevator on V-hlnRtmi strwt. near Fourth, and flBk for the Portland ,.mtul.in.xhe.Blrwr the realities
Pentul Parlors, Top Floor. 1 of war. Attempts are made to liken
Phone Oreon, Brown Columbia 5o. I
Today he spoke out In council to the
same effect, and' with the result that
another day's delay Is added to the
Interest of British Public In Cablnat long period of government Inaction
Meeting Vefy Keen. which Is creating discontent at home
LONDON, Oct. 13. The cabinet met and disgust In the mother country.
In council at noon today. Public Inter-,
t, en. CONFESSED THE MURDER,
est In decisions was very keen. Sails-;
bury and Chamberlain, who are popular n Oregon Wretch Acknowledges His
favorltles. -were cheered as they ar- ' Crime,
rived. Although the latest phase of the PORTLAND, OrtTw.-S. C. Gillespie,
situation In South Africa was consld- w
erea tne Pnnu.,u u,., - iRK0.gt Junctlon city on the charge of
ments were made for the asaemonng or havlng rjbbed and Mrfl Ed,
parliament next Tuesoay ana omer nearly 80 years old, at Gold
preliminaries. Council adjourned at 2 h Cun.y county hag mftde a eon.
Gillespie says he rompelled her to
give up $11.75 and a pension check, and
ment that Boers destroyed an armored : sta. nPPartmjnt Dlreots American then because she said she had no more
Consuls to Take Care of British money he strangled her and poured
Interests. coal oil over the body and set the house
WASHINGTON. Oot. 13. State de- on tire. He Is now In Jail at Coqullle
partment was today notified of the City.
LONDON, Oct. 13.-A dispatch from
Paris late this afternoon says the
Boers, with twelve guns, are preparing
to assault Mafeklng.
LONDON, Oct. 13. The announce-
LNITED STATES NOTIFIED.
Are made with Royal Baking
Powder, and are the most appe
tizing, healthful and nutritions
Hot biscuit made with im
pure and adulterated baking
powder are neither appetizing
It all depends upon the bak
Take every care to have
your biscuit made with Royal,
which is a pure cream of tartar
baking powder, if you would
avoid indigestion. .
OYAl NO MtW YORK.