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40.1. Columhla sc-cj,
THE GALLANT COLUMBIA
IS SPEEDILY VICTORIOUS
The Shamrock is
WAS A DECISIVE RACE
ti. a JaJa ir 4U
:I11C "cuuci id inc
THE AMERICAN CUP
The Yaciits Were Favored With a Glorious Breeze-The
Handsome Duel Made up for Repeated Disappointments
to Slghtseers-The Work of the Patrol Fleet was
Perfect--A Triangular Course for Today.
N E W YORK , Oct. 1 6.In a glorious breeze, over a wind
ward find leeward course of thirty miles tho Columbia scored
ngaiiwt the Shamrock today in the first race tf the 1899
series for the 'trophy. Slie bounded acros? the finish lino
fully a mile and n half ahead of the challenger, defeating her
by ten minutes and fourteen seconds actual tiin, or ten min-
utes and eight seconds corrected time, after allowing the six
seconds ban icap which the Columbia must concede to the
challenger on account of her longer water line. It whs a
decisive contest, a magnificent race, magnificently sailed and
NEW YORK, Oct. 11 Tbe cup which:
the old schooner America won so hand
ily against all comers over the course
around the Isle of Wight In 1851 and
brought back across the ocean will
probably remain here another year, a
defiance to the world. - j
Opinion as to the merits of the two
boats had been somewhat 'divided as a
result of the flukes during- the past two
weeks. Although the preponderance of
, expert opinion never wavered in Its
loyalty to the wonderful speed and
ability of the white flyer, no nautical
sharp expected that the Shamrock
, would be so overwhelmingly van
, qulshed as she was In today's race.
The Yankee boat out-generaled hr
I at the start, beat her hopeleaely In
windward work to the outer mark and
1 gained 22 seconds In the run borne be
i fore the wind. , There was a strong
II or 12-knot breeit, and ft held good
( throughout the race.
! This Is undoubtedly a bitter blow, be
! cause English hopes of lifting the cup
j have never been higher since the
Thistle mat the Volunteer In 1887. Like
! the Shamrock, she was decisively de
i fe&ted lii the first hour's sailing.
The regatta committee, as a result of
' the showing made by the Columbia to
; day, are convinced that the cup is safe.
Blow high or blow low, the Columbia,
j It Is believed by her manager, Mr. Ise
! lln, can beat the Shamrock, Sir Thomas
' Llpton, like the true sportsman that he
; Is, confessed after the race that he had
; been fairly beaten. He had no apolo-
glee to make.
Today' race was a magnificent duel,
! and made up for the repeated disap
pointments the sightseers have suf
fered. There was lively Jockeying behind the
line before the start and the Columbia
; got the better of It. She clearly out
manouvered her rival. Eventually fore-
her er the line first by half a
loimfh but leaving the Shamrock in
Da4a DAAf A UU-c
ucwci uvai ami vao
IS IN NO DANGER
The first few minutes of the race
were most interesting. They made
beautiful picture as they raced away
like hounds. It was soon apparent that
the white flyer was forging ahead. The
Columbia not only seemed to outfoot
the challenger, but experts saw that
she pointed higher. Withia 11 minutes
she had a lead of Ave lengths and
from that time on the race waa hers.
The work of the patrol fleet was per
fect and kept the yachts aa free from
interference as if they had been sailing
In the middle of the Atlantic.
The race tomorrow will be over a
triangular course 10 miles to the leg
and the Shamrock will have opportuni
ty to show what she can do under these
A MANLY IRISHMAN.
The Owner of the Shamrock a True
Sportsman and a Gentleman.
NE WYORK, Oct. 11-Sir Thomas
Llpton took his defeat with the spirltJ
of a true sportsman.
"It was a fair and square race," said
he to an Associated Press representa
tive." We were beaten fairly. No
two boats ever sailed a better race and
they were equally well handled as far
as I oould ste."
Speaking of the Columbia he said:
"She is a tine, fast boat and was splen
didly sailed. We gave her three rousing
cheers and her people, responded right
heartily. Mr. Iaetln and those associ
ated with bira on board are honorable
gentlemen and I wish to say that it Is
a pleasure to sail against suoa compet
itors. "My boat was well sailed and her sails
were well handled. I have no complaint ;
to make at all. We shall have an
other race tomorrow I hope and I
think there will be plenty of wind for
HOW LONDON TOOK IT.
A Keen Disappointment That Was Genera lof volunteers and will con
Good Naturedly Borne. ; Unue to command the departments of
LONDON, Oot. 11 Partly owing to California and Columbia.
diminshed interest liter so many abor
Live attempts and partly to disappoint
ment over th mult of today's race
for America'! cup, the London demon
strati cms were rather tame.'
Great crowds bad collected on the
Thame embankment and at other plac
et where the standing of the yachti
was) posted and cheers went frequently
raised for both the Columbia and Elr
Thomas Upton but the disappointment
over the result was very keen. '
At the Hotel Cecil, where crowds of
Americans had collected to await the
announcement of the ticker, cheers re
sounded. "Yankee doodle" was sung at
all music halls.
When the result was communicated
to the audience there was & general
manifestation of disappointment, but
this speedily gave place to the heartiest
cheers and the bands played American
REPORT OP BHAFTER. .
Discusses Defenses at the Mouth of tbe
Columbia and Puget Bound.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11-The war de
partment today made public the report
of Major General William R. Shatter,
commanding departments of California
and the Columbia.
Regarding the department of the Co
lumbia, General Shatter's report la tak
en up enUrely with tbe details of the
defenses on Puget sound and the mouth
of the Columbia, wHh coat of tnatalllna;
the same and building barracks and
post accommodations for troops at the
Regarding the labor troubles In the
Coeur d'Alene, be merely mentions that
in responaa to the call of General Mer
rlan. deportment of Colorado, detach
ments of troops from the Columbia
were sent to Idaho, but soon returned
and are now on duty at their horns
COL. WHOLLEY VIDICATED.
.,k n,,h K-nw k. That
He Is All Right.
BAN FRANCISCO, Oct 11 A com
mittee of the first Washington volun
teer regiment today adopted a set of
resolutions expressing their esteem and
regard for Colonel Wholley, their regi
mental commander, and condemning in
Stroma terms false charges and rumors
which had recently been mads against
As a mark of their confidence and ad
miration for his military ability the
regiment has raised by subscription a
fund to purchase him a magnlfloent
Colonel Wholley will be presented
with the saber in the name of the en-
listed men of the Firat Washington
A Fatal Rear End Collision on the
CHEYENNE, Wyo., Oct.ll A rear
end collision occurred today near Gran
ito Canyon station un the Union Pa
cific between a slock train and an east
bound fast mall, killing two men.
The dead are: H. J. Purple, of Nor
wood, Kansas and Tbos. J. Parker, a
wealthy stockman of Ovale, Utah. The
injured are: Wm. Saylea, of Vermont,
Illinois; Edward Parnell, of Upton, Illi
nois and Chas. Morris, of Lai amis,
The killed and injured were all riding
in the caboose of the stock train.
CONTINUED IN COMMAND.
Shatter Returns From Regular Army
But Is Still Major General of
BAN FRANCISCO, Oot. 11-General
Shatter was today formally notified
by ths secretary of war of his retire
ment form the regular army aa Brig
He will still retain his rank of Major
ALL EYES ARE
The Town Isolated and Probzbly
Invested by tbe Boers by '
Th s Time.
PLAYING AN ASTUTE GAME
Bom Will Rot Risk an Enfifcmcit
oi Grounds Where Artillery
Caa fee Move! Rapidly.
LONDON, Oct 11 Dispatches from
the Cape are very meager tonight but( delay will be demoralising to the Boers,
the Include an important message and will force them to attack strongly
from tbe Olencoe camp dated l:M th!s,( entrenched positions where they can
(Monday) afternoon announcing that not choose their own ground,
the Boer commands, which Invaded j Masterly inaoUvlty has followed Sir
Natal through Laings Nek, and after ( George White s reconnaisance in Natal,
occupying Newcastle advanced to It is now doubted whether General
Dannhauser, retired on Ingageme yes-J White was actually trailing his coat
terday evening, their transport service or merely practicing his subordinates
being reported defective. ' I in handling a large, complicated col-
Tbis will delay Indefinitely the an- umn in a difficult country. His fores
tlclpated and hoped-for assault on the Is sUll reported at Ladysmlth, but in
strong British position at Glencoe. several newspapers tho latest messages
Another dispatch reports activity on received are dated Friday,
the part of the Free State command j Anxiety centers in Mafeklng. The
In the neighborhood of Allwanorth, on wires being cut all communication
the southern frontier. The Boers ad- with the place is suspended, and it is
vance a patrol, the dispatch says, to not known whether reinforcements
go to the fronUer bridge nightly to have yet reached Colonel Baden-PoweU.
keep watch, firing shots at intervals as If not, he Is reels'lng 8,009 Boers with
signals. 'a force of 00. Tet the opinion ex-
It Is believed the enemy Intends pressed in military circles Is that Col
shortly to rush the railway station, onel Baden-Powell's resources and al
wlth tbe help of artillery posted on the most uncanny luck may pull him
ridge commanding the town. - through.
There are rumors that the Boers have it is reported that the wires are cut
been repulsed at Mafeklng and are at- between De Aar and Klinberley. Mr.
tacking Vryburg. . . Rhudes' action In going to Klinberley
i 'la these troublesome times contrasts
THK CENTER OF INTEREST. lwtts the pacific rsserve maintained by
! him throughout the political stages of
Kimberly Absorbs the General Attend the crisis and recalls his daring dls
U(ML played In the Matabele rebelion.
' : English apreciatlon of American mor-
LONDON. Oct 11 The gradual cut- r-"'H' ,
. . al support In the campaign brought on
tlrg off of outlying points at the scene "
, . , ,j. by President Kruger's ultimatum has
of hostilities In South Africa from trie-
. 4. . been expressed by Mr. Chamberlain
graphic communication reduces accu- ....
... ..... ,lth authority and power.
rate news obtalnaole to a minimum, i
Thus far, therefore, no reliable infor-'
matlon ha. been received of any actual.
. tt. .a .
casionai exchange of shots at various "th" The worid 15
outposts'. There is no lack of ctrcum- lite nd u8picious whe
stantlal stories regarding fighting at '"ler of our two countries has serlou.
various points, but these are scarcely k ? They must look to each
published before they ore denied. tn
The on.y salient fact, in this -onJ " "J.-
tag's telegrams are that the Boers haf. W : -k..VI.L.'
advanced beyond Newcastle and formed MORS GOLD. MR. BRYAI.
1 a laager near Danhuaer (not DahpaUs-,
er). about II mites north of Dundee:
that Klmberley Is Isolated and proba -
bly In vested., . r. .
Kimberley has thus become the lm -
mediate center of Interest. The last
message rrom lumoereiy pnor w
cutting of the telegraph and railway
i by the Boers, said: "All troops at Klm-
! berley are well."
The Transvaal Soldiers are Active
Cutting Off Communication.
CAPH TOWN, Oot. 16.-The Orange
Woa Dt.i. tiv-m h.TA oil f t h
graph wires and destroyed the railroad
tra. at Norvalapont. Just across the
Orange Free State southern border,
A dispatch from Dundee. Natal, says
, . .
a Boer command, estimated at 2104 men,
, . . . , . . ,
with 18 field guns, has reached Dann-
. , .
pa user, northwest of Dundee, with the
- , , .
probable intention of surrounding Dun-
dee and cutting off the garrison from
communication with Glencoe and Lady-i
smith. It is supposed this force is com-'
manded by Commandant WilJIen, and
comprises the German gunners. .
L . . t . . v, '
The-best of the Boer force from New-
. A . .. , i
oastle Is believed to be marching around,
Ladysmlth. Aa the refuges in Cape
Town threaten to become troublesome,
and have hooted and mobbed a number
of leading Dutohmen, there is some ex
pectatton that martial law will be pro
claimed. GENKRAL IMPATIENCE.
English Public In a Crilicialng Mood
Government Waiting too Long.
NEW YORK, Oct, 18. A despatch to
ths Tribune from London says:
, Af;er three days of alarms and sen
atlons thre 'a general Impatience over
the vrrl of catch-penny Journalism
and an Increasing disposition to criti
cise the government for waiting too
long before providing adequately for
the defense of the Imperial possessions
In South Africa. Sir Charles Dilke is
known to have strong views on the
subject and will probably take a Une
of his own when parliament meets, un
less George Wyndham silences blm In
advance by a satisfactory statement
of the details of the mllllary prepara
tions. A high military official Is quoted as
siylng that England now has the
toughest Job which she has undertaken
In very many years. The experts agree
that the BrlUsh forces) must remain
on the defensive fully six weeks and
that the war will not be ended this
year. Some of. them assume that the
Sir Henry Irving, before sailing for
New York, expressed the same view,
saying: "We Anglo-Saxons must
. -Numerous largest Ship-
, mem, rromu.en.ionu.ae. .
1 VANCOUVER. B. C. Oct. 11-The
, laj(fwrt ,hlpmnt Klondike gold that
ever came out over the Lynn Canal
lg on ,he rteamer Dirfgo which
here today from gkagway en-
route to Seattle.
There was nearly $1,230.00 aboard, of
which 8907,000 was sent from the Daw
sou branch of the Canadian bank of
Commerce and the remainder was for
the Alaska Commercial Company. Pur
ser Lafarge had four armed men guard
ing the gold.
AN OREGON BOER'S LUCK. "
Coug,n o( PrtM,idenT"Kruger Comes la
j a jrge Fortune.
PENDLETON. Oot. 11-Rev. Paul
Kruger, pastor of the United Brethem
church at Uklah, and cousin of ths
Transvaal president, has fallen heir ti
a lortune in uermaoy ltri mm oj us
He received the news of his good
fortune today from August T. Dorn, an
come to America to search out the heir
to ths property left by Earnest Kruge?
who was killed In the Franee-Prusoian
war. Ths property consists of four eoal
mines and 11,401 marks.'
JACK FELL DOWN.
CHICAGO, Oct. 11 Kid Parker, oi
Denver, defeated Jack Daly, of Chicago,
in three rounds tnolght
A SLOW MAJOR.
MANILA, . Oct. 11 An American
scouting party near Ballnalte captured
a Filipino major. He was brought t