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STOVES TO BURN
ANY OLD THING.
Bought before the ad
vance and sold regard
less of it on account
THE BRITISH CASUALTY
LIST IS VERY LONG
Remarkable Percentage of Officers Killed
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OFFICIAL DETAILS ARE WITHHELD
Some Severe Criticisms Are Made on Refusal of War Office lo
Give (lit Facts Regarding General
1 1; M&&di&viS&W$ili &'ui'tSiStt'&
GRIFFIN & REED
ij Li.Mmx, Oct. Tin' war oilk-e returns show that the
Waterman Fountain Pens: I ,otal Jjntish cnMiulties since the Mining of hostilities will
H x Dccorni d tm rt'a-'n eighteen oflicers having been killed and r)5 wound
, i ... i ,. . ..I'll I .... I i l
j en, mm ci men Kiiien aim i. wuunueu.
i 'l in n.' arc l-'I unaccounted for. This lot, however, does
lint include u Mjuudron !' the Eighteenth Hussars which went
H'ate M,.1,000. The South At-rlcui-
republic produced 179,313.953;
"These three countries are the great
producers of the world, their output
aggregitlrg 51 per oent of the product
of tlje world.
"Next com.. Russia, Canada, Mex-! '
k', India and China.
"The? lait Ave aggregate
or over 21 p-r cent of the whole, leav
Ing ( per cent for the retnalnedrof the
"The United States still occupied the
oecond place a a silver-producing
court r', to which It was relegated by
Mexlcc in m. In 188 k produced
S32.1H,4C0, agalnat a Mexican produc
tion of 133,476.400.
"Together thejr produced 17 per oent
of the world's product
RESOLUTIONS A MISTAKE
imiftiany of the Delegates Are Strongly Opposed
to Their Sentiments.
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A SAD BLUNDER OF THE W. C T. U
"The world'a gold production In 1S98 Tbe Twenty-Sixth Annual Convention and Sliver Jutihe of the
Union Held at Seattle Closes its Labors. Tbe Philip
pine Resolutions Had Vigorous Opponents.
wan S2S7.418,00 an Increase over the
prxluct of IS97 of $48,(16,(00, I
"Sirfoe 1W, when about $106,000,000 1
waa produced, each year ha shown!
an, Increase over the preceding year, j
There U no reason." says the re-
port, "to expect any cessation of this i 2SSi5
Seattlk, Oct. 25. The National W. C. T. V. closed its
twenty-sixth annual convention and silver jubilee in this city
today. . i i
The, exeitenieut over the denunciatory resolutions on the
national administration's policy in the Philippines and on its
annual Increase for
some years to
SWARMING AT C ALA MBA.
Increasing Numbers of the Natives
Surround the Town on All Sides.
M.-tniv 4.-r Uundie, nor the otlioers of the Dublin fusilccrs.
1IJN', Oct. 25. With unconscious
humor, the Cape Town correspondent
' u U'KiM)l. d yesterday:
"The censorship, which 'Is always a
Ot some High Grade Goods at moderate pi ices mi. nte matter. Is working smoothly
ami without a hitch."
This exactly hits off the state of af
1 fairs today. An ominous veil Is atlll
trawn over the movements of Central
I fir Cleorge Stewart White and On era!
Tule. IWyond belated Ladymith dls
patches concerning the Kland's Laagte
! fight, which are still filtering in, the
Hrltlsh public is left In complete dark,
j ness and lo conjecture over "cooked"
war office el In patches.
I Officials at the war office last even-
ln(rnlil thn4 very few dispatches have
! nrrlveil, and that nothing further was
j to be exH't:ted until morning.
Since It Is practically certain that
, General Yule has now affected a June-
i tlon with Oneral White, and us both
! are now In a position of safety, the con
Ijecture concerns Itself chletly with the
j munor of General Yule's retreat. That
; It iin hasty Is evident. Was It dlsor
' derly ? Was there any fighting on the
way? Such questions and others like
them the public Is anxiously asking.
j Since the receipt of General White's
, curious flrst description of the Lady
i smith fight In which the British lost a
j hundred men little reliance can be
placed on the official dlapatchea.
While the concealment of facts re
garding General Yule's retreat, can be
amply Justified on the ground of keep
ing the Intelligence from the Boers, the
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hldliig of news respecting the Hussar
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severely criticised, no intimation evenl
having been given that the officer were I
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The heavy losses of the British troops
in facing only some 8,000 Boers are
commented upon as what rifle Ore
I means today In the hands of even un
j disciplined men who can shoot fairly
j strnlght and stand their ground.
General Sir Redvers Buller la expect
ed to arrive at the Cape early next
week. There Is every probability that
reinforcements are now moving up.
Thla Is calculated to hasten General
Joubert's attack on Ladysmith, and
news of a big battle is dally ex
pected. THE BOEnS PRAISED.
A Released Prisoner Peecrlbee Their
SlEW YORK, Oct. 25. X dispatch to
the Herald from London says:
The London Standard's special cor
respondent with the forces at Lady
smith, who was captured by the Boere
and released at at' the battle of Fland's
Laagte, in describing his experiencea
"Vnsoldlerly as the Boers might seem,
there Is no mistaking their physical fit
ness. Nearly all of them are strong,
powerfully built men. They were all
in the highest spirits; for Instance, on
the night of our capture our field cor
ntt was induced to preside over an lm-
prmnjtu smoking concert. It was
umuiilng to see a Johaunesburgvr play
ing the piano with his gun atlll alung
over his shoulder, while his comrades
stood around spell-bound.
"The one subject of their talk waa
th"lr resolute determination to fight to
the last for the Independence of their
Hritish Troops Rotreated to an En
LA DTPMITH. Oot. a.-Evenlng.
(Delayed In transmission.) The Boer
artillery Is shelling Dundee and the
former lirltloh rump. Our troops are
now occupying an entrenched camp.
The Boer artillery Is firing at very long
range, and the shells are Ineffective,
Communication with Dundee is severed.
The Boer wount'ed and those made
prisoners are still coining In, and the
former are receiving every attention,
tl.-nrral Vlljoen Is wounded and a pris
oner. BRITISH CRUISERS SAIL.
They Will Join tlie Channel Fleet for
Some Unknown Port.
QUEKNSTOWN, Oct. 25,-The Brit
ish crulsora Furcus Pvterus and Pac
tolus sailed from here this afternoon,
enroiHe to Cape Clear, where they will
moot eight batllealiips and two crull
ers of the Channel squadron from the
north of Ireland. The neat will then
proceed ostensibly to Gibraltar, but
H. Is thought that possible the flees's
destination is a Spanish or Portuguese
port, as the vessels haw taken out bills
of health from the consuls of these
THIS SETTLES IT.
Pavltt Will Resign Out of "Sympathy"
With the Poor Boers.
LONI-ON, Oct. 25. Michael Pavltt,
an Irlfch nationalist member for South
Mayo, announced In the house of com
mons today that he would resign to
morrow as a prntes against the Boer
KQvpTIAN EXPEDITION RETURNS.
CAIRO,. Oct. 25. Kali fa having fled
from his position ait Jedel-Blr, Major
General Lord Kitchener has ordered
the Anglo-Egyptian expedition to re
turn to Cmdurman.
BOERS TAKE KRIPDAM.
CAPE TOWN, Oct. 25. Advices from
Orange Rlver near the Orange Free
Stale border, announce that the Boers
have taken Kripdam, near Barleywest,
north of Klnberly.
MANILA, Oot. 25. The Twenty-sixth
Infantry arrived here on the transport
Grant yesterday and sailed for Ilo Bo
today without disembarking. Insur
gents have returned o the vicinity of
Calamba. They have Increased in num
bers and are surrounding the town on
the land aides.
. M ($
I interpretation of the "anti-can ten" law, passed yesterday, had " v&(
J notjdied out when today's meeting convened.
. SEATTLE, Oct. 25. Many delegates
to the W. C. T. U. convention Insist
that the union made a serious mistake
in condemning the administration. A
FATHER M'KIXXON '
DISCUSSING THE SITUATION
lit Favors Expansion ami Ht'lieirs
That Oiis is the Ktelii
NE.W YORK. Oct. :.-A special lo
the Tltft-? from WadMn(im sayt.
One of lh president's callers recently
was th Rev. Robert McKlnnon. known
as the -'So'lUr Priest." the chuplnin of
the Frst v'aiifor.iU. He had a long in
terview with Mr. McKInley, to whom
he gave his views of the situation.
Father .IK-iviiiiinn said of General
Luna, who wis killed by Agu'naldo'n
orderly, while trying to break Intc the
insurgent leader's quarters:
"He was the most brilliant man In
the Insurgent army and he was a mur
derer. He murdered his wife and
mother-in-law In Paris and (led to the
Father MiKinnon declared that ra
America.! en?ral could have don? hit
ter than General Otis who, he said.
had accomplished wonders. It would,
he added, be a mistake to relieve Otis of
The insurrection would hav ?nd"d
In April but Tor the. encouragement iriv-
en to the rebels by the antl-expanslon-
lnts. . The worst of the war waa over,
though thers would be guerrilla war
fare for some time to come.
Father McKlnnon will return to Ma
nila with Archbishop fhnppelle.
GOLD AND SILVER OUTPUT.
Report of Mr. Roberta, Director of the
WASHINGTON Oct. 25.-Mr. Rob
erts, director of the mint, has made a
report upon the production of gold and
silver during the calendar year 1898.
"The production of gold In the Tilted
THE NEXT CHALLENGER.
NEW YORK, Oct. 25.-The Evening
'There is a strong probability that
the next challenger for America's cup
will be Major Eustace Jameson, M. P.
He Is a warm friend of Sir Thomas Lip-ton."
der to further our temperance work
we will have much to ask of the admin-'
tstration, and our requests will hare
but little weight when by our minute
we show that we have no faith In '
high officer. In an authorized Interview! Prwldent McKmley and other official
today, while refusing to allow her name; heads of our government. The union
to be used, said: j will live to regret yeeterday'a work."
"The union made the mistake of Its' Indianapolis will probably be selected
life In passing the resolution. In or-- as the next place of meeting. ; " 1
WILL TRY THIRTEEN. .
The Rest of the Accused Have Myste
MOSCOW. Idaho, Oct. 25.-Thlrteen
Coeur d'Alene miners will be tried In
the United States court here, and their
trials will be begun Saturday. Their
names are: Dennis O'Rouke, F. W.
Garrett.. Arthur Wallace, Henry Maro
pl. John Luclnettl, C. R. Burres, Fran
cis Butler. Ed Alblmila, Fred Shaw. P.
F. O Dohnelly. Mike Malvra. W. V.
Bundran, Louis Salla.
An Indictment containing the names
of 37 was" brought in by the grand Jury
today. The 13 to be tried are in cus
tody. Nearly all-the others have In one
way and another disappeared and can
not be found by the officers.
Paul Corcoran, who is serving time
tinder a state charge at Boise, is also
named. The charge in the Indictment
is delaying United States mails by ma
liciously stopping and aide-tracking
railway mail cars on the O, R, 1 N,
and Northern Pacific railways at Wal
lace on April 26.
CONTRARY TO LAW;
Alleged Letter Asking Contribution
From Federal Officer. 1
NEW YORK, Oot 25. A statement
was given out today by George Mc
Aneny, secretary of the National C1WI
Service Reform League, In which he
"The Rational Civil Service Reform
League has addressed a k-tter to the'
Civil Service Commission asking ' that
steps be taken to secure the prosecu
tion of federal officers ana other' re
sponsible for the 'action of the Ohio re
publican state committee In sending I
appeals for political contributions to
government employes throughout the'
country. ; . : . :
"The chairman of the committee in 1
question is Congressman Charles Dlok
of the Nineteenth Ohio district.
CHANCE FOR A SCHLEY ROAR.
TRENTON. N. J., Oot. 25,-Rear Ad- 1
miral Sampson was today presented
with a sword by Governor Voorheea on 1,
behalf of the state of New Jersey
HELD THE BEST HAND. '
SUMPTER, Ore., Oct.' 25. -The sa-J
loon of Baldwin & Allrlght was held up!
by two masked men about midnight
and a game in the back room relieved!
of $174. ' I
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MANILA, Oot. 25. At San Isldro, 30
hours of. rain has raised the river, and
supplies are arriving there in cascoes
of the natives. The health of return
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