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ASTOI.'IA. nKKfjON, TMIIKhDAY. OCTOBER 19, 1899
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Proclamation Issued Calling Oat the Ma
litis and the Reserves.
IT MAY BE A WARNING TO EUROPE
An Important Erfajtment Yesterday the Results of Wbicb ire
Not Yet Known. Boers are Sbowinf Good
Generalship In Their Movements.
RETURNING TO WASHINGTON. J
President McKlnley Delivered the Last
8pecb of His Tour.
. YOUNOSTOWV, Ohio, Oct. ll.-Prtsi-dent
McKlnl.-y'i special train arrived
here at S o'clock thla evening and the
chief executive delivered the last
speech of hla tour.
The train was backed onto a aldetrack
and the president and cabinet went on
to the platform n-ar by for a five hour's
The president. Mr. McKlnley and
Mra. Barber were driven to Uw nsrf
diTire of Dr. Deetrlck to attend the
wedding of Mlaa Annie Viola Derrick
to Dr. W. A. McKlnley Duncan, a aon
of Andrew K. Duncan and nephew of
An hour later the president and hla
cabinet went to fit. Columbia'! hall.
here a public roflon n given.
The president greeted hundred of hla
boyhood friends. The party afterward
returned to the train, which left Imme
diately for Pittsburg; over the Pennsyl
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Financial Inducement to Quit.
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LONIOX, Oct. IH. The Timt s cl homily coinpluins of
the lax oliMrrviiiiffH of the neutrality on the part of some of
the states of the United .Stales in permitting sympathetic re
cruiting uii'l enlistment ol men openly and ostensibly for
service iigimist Enj-lniul in South Africa.
Keardiut; thipinoiilH of contruhand for Boers the Times
nays tlnit shi pels must not complain if the goolb tire seized
by British eruisers, mid notes that these consignments acur
to come mostly from Hamburg.
LONDON. Oct. 11-ln the house of day. Tha combined advance of Boers, P""". William Jennings Bryan,
commons today the firm lord of the' and Free Stats troops In thla direction'
MR. BRYAN TALKED.
j Thla Phenominal Incident Occurred In
LOUISVILLE, Oct. 18. Twenty thou-
aand people greyed W. J. Bryan and
the candidates on the democratic state
ticket at Churchill Downa thla after
noon, th? occasion being the flrat dem
onstration by local democrats In the
state campaign now In progress.
The crowd was Oiled with enthuaiam
and satiated with barbacued meat and
burgoo. It fed upon oratory by the
state leaders, notably ex-Senator
Blackburn and Wm. Goebel, and the
champion of Its cause In Its national
treasury and government Wader Bat- has been executed with no inconsldera
four brought In the following mesge bl skill, and ahowa clear apprecla
from the queen: I ,n British position.
"The state of afTnJra In Africa hnv-j Oiieral Sir Oeorge Stewart White
in eonstltutwl. in the opinion of her, has 12.000 men and 46 guns available.
.... . . . i muklnr. nnd rhnn rMUmMl thplr trin to
of etiiergency witnin muiei a consiavranie roroe of volun-i
I ...... Pikl'lniFtnn Aftrtr A BlAMtlntf tlwrA tn
night, the campaign In Ohio will be
The barbecue was the feature of the
third day's program of the party which
have been stumping Kentucky In the
Interest of the regular democratic hom
inee. They spent (three hours M the
Jockey club's grounds, all full of i
teors to hold Ladysmlth. and no anx-i
Is felt on his account.
NOT YET CONFIRMED. ' IMPROVEMENT VS. SENTIMENT.
niajt-my. a oee
lit mearilng of the ant or paruameni.
her majesty d-ma It. prinT to provide loty
addl'lonal means for military service,
'She hus thortftce thought It right
lo ccmmunlcate to the house that neri LONDON, Oct. U.-t'p to noon today
mali'sty Is. by proclamation, about to,no confirmation had been received ofi NEW YORK. Oct. 18. The dwelling
order the embudlmnt of the militia, the report of serious Bow losses at 'once occupied by former President
and to call out the militia reservs , Mafeklng. ; Martin Van Buren, at No. 7 East rth
force, or such part thereof aa her m-j. Accounta of action at Mafeking are. street, has Just been sold and It la an-
joaty may think neonwnry for perma- beginning to arrive from Pretoria; 1 nounced that the property will be eon-
theref we if the Boers had any success ' verted Into a business block.
, It is bound to be known. .
PATROLS IN ACTION.
ROSS, HIGGINS & CO
The calling out of the militia and
military reserve has ot wuJoin.'d wlde
ioread wonderment. Old stories of
preparation agalnat continental combl-, "
nations are revived. . Tne HrUIn KeDort a Number of Cas-
It la fieily rumored thnt )he govt-rn-, ualUes.
mem' Is determined to demonstrate to! LADYSMITH. Oct. 18, 6:05 p. m.-The
Europe that the Britlh army is m an J British cavalry patrols have been In ac
unknn quantity. ' j '" at Actonhomes and Lestefa Sta-
Accordlng to statistics published thls,tlon since mid-day, and action Is still
year, the militia. Including the perma-' In progress.
nent staff and mllWary reserve, num
He Promises for $500,000 to Deliver np to the Americans th
Entire Insnrg-ent Army Inclndtof
MANILA, Oct. 18. General Oti3 has received messages
purporting to come from the insurgent general, Pio Del Pilar,
offering to sell out and deliver his army into the hands of the
. Although he is not satisfied that this offer, is authentic,
it is not intrinsically improbable. The policy of General
Otis is firmly set against buying any surrender.
Pilar offers for the sum of 50,000 to refrain from at
tacking Manila with his army, tor the sum of $250,000 to
surrender his army after a sham battle, both sides firing in
the air, and for f 500,000 he says he will procure the over-,
throw of the insurrection and the capture of Aguinaldo,
Paterno and other leaders.
WASHINGTON, Oct . It General I TRANSPORTS FOR PORTLAND.
Otis made the foUowing report to the nDByWMllL oiympla Leav
San Francisco Monday.
SAN FRANCISCOO, Oct.' ll-The
war department under date of October
Lawton, with a carefully selected,
strong column; reached Cablao, 10 miles!
south of San Isldro, thla morning.
Thirty days' supplies, and more are
at Calumplt, to be forwarded. The
Third and Fourth cavalry are with
him under Young.
Bell, Thirty-sixth Infantry, scouring
northwest of Santa Rita with a part of
the regiment, struck the insurgents,
killing and wounding several and cap
turing 13 prisoners and 15 rifles.
boiler-makers strike Is over, and the
men will go back to work tomorrow.'
The men have conceded nine hours a
day on all vessels not owned by the
government. On these latter, a day's
work will be eight hours for 10 hours
pay. in order to make up for the extra
hour on outside ships, a slight advance
has been made in the men's pay.
As a result of the artisans going
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'Ptions Oration, Brown '493. Columbia IflOy.
bers 131.4WI. It la nt believed that the
militia are tOibe sent to South Africa.
Presumably they will replenish de
nuded British garrison towns, nd thus
permit the government to send to the
Caps all the regulars tendered nt'oes
sary by the developments in 8outh Af
rica. UNDER A FLAG OF TRUCE.
Boers Messenger Sent to Inquire
Whether Mafeking Had Surreiurered.
LONDON, Oct 18.-A special dispatch
dated at Pretoria a.t noon yesteMay
After a few shots were fired at Mafe
king, a white flag was hoisted.
A Boor party bearing a flag of truce
waa ent to Inquire whether the town
had aurrendered, but no definite reply
waa received. The Boer messenger was
detained for six hours and then re
FAITH IN POWELL.
Eoers Make a Skillful Movement That
Shows Comprehension of the
LONDON. Oct. 18. There la still no
authentic news from Mafeking, but all
reports tend to confirm the belief that
Colonel Baden Powell Is holding his
own, and no credit in given to the
vague rumor that a flag of truce had
A considerable engagement Is antici
pated In the vicinity of Ladysmlth to-
A number of casualties have been re
ported. Supporters ars leaving caiip
and expect to fight tomorrow.'
PLACING THE BLAME.
LADYSMITH, Natal, Oct. IS. An
otUclnl note published here says:
The Free State commando has com
menced actual hostilities. The Free
State has thus taken upon itself the
responsibility of beginning the war and
cannot hereafter pose as the Injured
WANT FIGHTING MEN.
LONDON, Oct. 18. A eupplementary
army estimate has been Issued asking
tlw house of commons to vote an ad-i
dltional 35.000 men and 10,000,000 pounds!
($50.00,000) In consequence of the slt-i
uatlon In South Afric.
CAMP GLENCOE, Natal, Oat. 18, 3 p.;
m. tfoer scouts have been sighted at!
Hattlngsprult, seven miles from the'
British camp, and an engagement sj
THE TROUBLE COMMENCES.
LADYSMITH, Oot. 18, B:B6 p. m.
The British' forces came Into contaot
with the enemy In the neighborhood of
Actonhomes and Lester's Station, about
16 miles out, this morning. Firing be
gan about 10 o'olock.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 18.-The
cruiser Nevarksalled today for Manila,
via Guam. ,
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