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.tSTOWA. OIJEUI'N, Tlllif.SDAY, NOVEMBER' 5!. fftU
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STOVES TO BURN
ANY OLD THING.
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vance and sold regard
less of it on account
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, BOH UOND HTREHT
New Crape and
Waterman Fountain Pens
llox Decorated Caper
THE HEROIC ACTION OF
THE CAPTURED TROOPS
Did Not Succumb lo the Enemy Until They
Had Shot Away Their Last Cartridge.
FIGHTING RESUMED AT LADYSMITH
An Artillery Duel Between Besiegers and Besieged In Progress
When Last Reports Were Received The English are Con
Went of Tbelr Ability to Witbsttnd the Boers.
Here Is a List
Ot some High Grade Goods at moderate prices
Fancy Creamery Butter in Kegs and Rolls.
Strictly Fresh Eggs.
New Crop Maplo Syrup.
Buckwheat mid Gridlo Cake Flour.
Packard A Smith's Fancy Italian Prunes.
New Crop Nuts, Figs, Mineo Meat.
ROSS, HIGG1NS & CO
$, LONDON. Nov. 1. The gloom caused by the British g
m diwist-r at LidvMiiilh was in a measurr relieved by todays
j Mtory, giving nil account of the heroic stand made by the did-
miiti-d hattallioiiH until their Inst cartridge whs gone. The'
'ft UritMi nerve wan lnonuiitarialy shaken hy tJencral White's
; use of th word "capitulation" in the li -t telegram, hut now
' ;hat it is known that the (jlotichesters and fusiktrs fought
ngain-t ovei whelming odd" and upheld the best traditions of
I the British army, the tension has been relieved, since there is
'H no longer any ground to decide that th
conipaniitl by dishonor.
ENGLAND IS FIGURING
UP HER CASUALTIES
FI'IMTI NO A'JAIjV.
An Aitlll'-iy Incl Be Vinr at
LO.N'POS, Nov. 1. It wii announced,
today In a Kfcrla-I dinptttch from Lady-;
smith (hat th liners again clo-d
ar-iuri'l that pla'-e on Monday night,
sending hM Into the British ramp. tm m . w J
rwo taw ,, h, BmiHh The Loss About Two Thousand Alen Inctud-
crultur powerful, ujiened (Ire at dawn
Tu-nday. The Boer brought up more
guns, Lut Hum of them w-rc llnced.
It In aMod th- Hoent' loiw rnunt have
b.-n heavy. (
jrr;;i:rxrr:iTHE government has the wires
dent, and the troop are laid to be full
of fight. Th artillery duel wu ait III In I
progress TuMiday night.
ing Those In the Disaster at Ladysmith.
BERLIN, Nov. l.-The Tageblatt say
Count Bothmer, president of the Ger
man Peace Society, has tekrgraphed to
Cjuwn Vlrtirls praying h-r to accept
the mediation of the United States In
the war w ith the Tramvaal.
THK DEFEN'SE COMMITTEE.
LONDON, Xuv. l.-The cablntt meet-
Owing to the DisatleJ Cable and the War Department's Close Con
trol of the Lines It Is Exceedingly Difficult to Get News
From the Seat of War.
lie loss i.
LONDON, Nov. l.-The Brttlnh wax
offlc today made public a dlnpatch re
ceived from General White, dtaeriblnf
the operation! of Monday. It waa M
"LADYSMITH, Oct. SI, 7:30 p. m.
I took out from Ladysmith n brigade ot
mounted troop, two brigade division
of Roynl artillery, the Natal Hold bat
tery and two brigade of Infantry, to
rci-onnolter In fore the enemy'g main
position to the north, and, If opportu-
0 5 5 isSS
nlea of the Gloucester In advanced po
sition were ordered to fall back.
"The enemy then p rawed to short
range, the losses on our side becoming
very numerous. A.t S p. m. our amu
nltlon wm practically exhausted, the
position wo captured and the surviv
or of the column fell Into the enemy's
hands. The enrmy treated our wound
ed with humanity. General Joubert dis
patching a letter to me offering safe
conduct to divtoT tiid ambulance to
rvmDW the vound-'d. A medical of.
& losses in all the encasements since the outbreak of hostilitios.
In today was exceedingly brief, but W . , . . , , . . , ,
, , . . ( excluding the casualties among noncommissioned officers and
afterwards the defense committee of
the cabin. consisting of the Duke of! ,ne m Monday's disaster at Ladysmith which are thus far
g unknown here, gives a total of 916, to which nrohablv 1200
will be added when the details regarding the Ladysmith re
verses are receive!.
The total is made up as follows: Officers, 133: 18 being
killed, 61 wounded and 53 captured. Men, 783; 173 being
killed, VJ'2 wounded and 154 captured.
Devonshire, A. J. Balfour, the Marquis:
of Lnnsdown and Sir Mlcheal Hicks'
Bearh. met at the for.-ig-n office held;
a lor.g conference with Field Marshal
FOUND DEATH IX
FATE OF NEW YORK PEOPLE
j LONDON, Nov. S. The breakdown of The report dwells on the courtesies
I the Delagoa bay cable route, combined shown our troops by Brttlsh government
I with the monopotUaUon of all available officials , while stopping; at Gibraltar
t telegraph lines by the government and and elsewhere, enroute to the Philip
British staff offloen, I responsible for pine, and says this International cour
the fact that nothing further has ar- tesy will long live In the memories of
I both parties to the spontaneous ex-dls-
rived from South Africa.
The government has received
patches rectifying the casualty
The Roanoke Krinys Dova Inttlli-j These will be publbhod today.
Up to midnight nothing had been re-
HARD AFTER THEM.
genee of a Disaster X cr St.
"In connection with this advance, Pnt n,i nn ambulance at dawn this from St. Michael and 11 days
'column coliKlitltng f tho Tvnlh moun-: IT,lirnng. I Tape Nome, this morning, brings the
I tain nrtlllery. four half companies of, Thp of suf;y.8 of tho umnj first story of the doath of several New
; Ciloui't-Mttrs Hiid six companies of Koyai
' hlty should offer, lo capture the hill bo
'hind Fariuhar' farm, which had, on mvr anil Vlrt,.g to render firt aid to
the previous day, been hold in strength i tne wln.i,.d were dispatched to the! sKATTI.E. N'v. 1. The tr asure ship
Til A QIIvAtsi'!Alrl Flit4 MnniI?rirtllflnA Pft ,,w t'11",,,y- Iscn of action from Ladysmith lustl ;v,ke. which arrived h.-re. 16 days
I lib CFinOI IIVIU I 111 illUillllUVluini5 wip
Morrison HI., rortlfsntl. Ore
To the LntllcH of AHtorloi
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Kur rollurelliw, from R"" 'l'
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Uillio Klne i allor Maili' Cloth Jm kcln, from CV) up
Ucllc' Klu Krencli Klunnel SVnlnln, fnim (1.71 up
AhwkH.-Hl Hkln Jacku, Mndon I lye, made
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j celved concerning Monday's casualties.
j An unconfirmed statement Is published The Cause of Ajculnaldo Is Rapidly
that General BulW had left Cape Town
. for Ladysmith. i
: MANILA, Nov. 1. All plgms show that
General Young's rapid advance is de-
moralizing; the insurgents northward.
from - u .... rx-i- It, tUVt ,Ulicr In l i w.
, t- ,1,1, c - prisoners report iiiem lo oe uein5 10
OUR MILITARY FORCES.
the hills. There ar many deserters and
' sick men and the former are taking
lo the misfortune of the mules ; 1 orkers, members of an Alaskan pros-; wASHIN'STON. Nov. l.-Adlutant' arm , (hA Americana
Jlrlnh lUMllwrs, me wmue u.m. , ntamp-rltnsr and the consequent loss of peeling oonumny. Ihe U.aa are CorWn wport shows the stand
'tona;l Colonel Carlton and Major Adye.j .mall-arm ammunition re- and Mrs. Emll Kuhner, Oscar Becker; . ( ,h - - f Uows.
Top floor Washington Building.
Largest and Best Equipped Offices
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deputy assistant adjutant general, was
j dispatched at 11 p. m. of the :?th to
mureh by night up Bell Spruit and ilee
I Nicholson's Nek, or ome rxitlon near
Nicholson s Nek, thus turning the en
emy's right flank.
"The main advance was successfully
carried out, the obJecUve attack being
found evacuated. An artillery duel
which ensued between cur fltld bat
teries and tho enemy' guns Is under
stood to have caused heavy loss to the
enemy. Th reconnolssance forced the
enen y to fully disclose his position, and
after a strong counter attack on our
right Infantry, the brigade and cavalry
had been repulsed. The troops were
lowly withdrawn to camp, pickets be
ing left on observation. Lt In the en
gagement the naval contingent under
Captain Lambler came into action and
silenced, with their extremely accurate
Are, the enemy's guns of position.
The circumstances which attended
the movement of Carlton's corumn are
not yet fully known, but from reports
received, the column appears to have,
carried out the night march unmolest
ed, until within two mile of Nicholson's
Nek. At hl point two boulders rolled
from the hill and a few rifle shots stam
peded the Infantry ammunition mules.
The stampede spread to the battery
mules, which broke lot from their
leaders and ran away with practically
the whole of the gun equipment and a
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Phone Oreuon,I3rown 403. Columbia fflft
serve. Ar otllclal llHt of casualties tand
prisoners will be reported shortly. The j
latter arc understood to have been sent
by roll to Pretoria. The security of La
dysmith is In no way affected." I
Apart from White's statement that
the losses are very numerous, there Is
nothing to indicate the extent of them
except the vague report that the sol
dier who brought the lews to Lady
smith said the British dead and wound
ed were lyliiR in he,jps and that hun
dreds needed doctors. Thl", however,
Is hardly borne out by the long list of
The concluding senltei.ee In White's
dispatch relative to the safety of Lady
smith was received here with a certain
reserve, in view of the fact that similar
official assurances were given recently
at Dundee, and Glencoe. There Is In
tense anxloty for news of the renewed
attack, which 'is not mentioned In the
The Standard sums up the feeling of
the nation! saying:
"From the United States and our col
onies alone wj hear a volce of friendly
sorrow and encouragement. But that
sufTces; all others are welcome to con
gratulate themselves over the misfor
tunes of Great Britain."
It was learned Hoday that the British
government has been obliged to refuse
nermlsslon for the United States to
' nnA a mnn n'htl nunia to Unknown.
fllllt W IIIUII 114. . 1 ... 1 . ... ,a -
Ili'ckor's body was washed on the
The cavalry's rapid movements are a
puzzle to the Insurgents who think that
the Americans, In striking so many
places must have overwhelming forces.
Aguinalda Is personally conducting
the campaign. He la asking people for
rice and Is trying to replenish the army
with recruits but without success.
Rpgular army, 64.5S6; Volunteers, 34,
i 5M- total, 99,160. 1
beach at St. Michaels Island, and laterj Tne dlgtrlbuton ot jj, troops up tO(
wan found tha overturned steamer and1 obe,. jo laat, was as follows: 1
a scow loaded with machinery, which 1 Jn thfl Unlled states, 34,229; Puerto
represented the assets of the company, j R)c0i g J63. Cubai 11,187; Philippines,
The two survivors are John Becker and; S2 ,15 Enroute to the Philippines, 17,-'
Theodore Dledrlck. 1 009' .Alaska, 499; Hawaii. 466. j
The news was brought to St. Michaels I funeral Corbln adds the followlne:'
by natives, who claim to have seen the, u ,g expected that by December 1, riext,1 . . ,
steamer overturn during a severe wind- j a ,he intantry Kgimsnia ot the United SAN FRAXCISC0' Nov' !-The F,rst
storm which prevailed about September 1 gtRtM volunt(rVr9 n0w there will give Washington and Fifty-first Iowa volun
lii. ! tntnl strenir'.h of 2.117 officers and 63.- teers were muster kt out at the Presidio
DOFF THEIR KHAKIS.
greater portion of the small-arm ammu-i gend four offlors to watoh the Trans-
nltlon. The reserve was similarly lost.! vaal war, owing to a precedent which
'only permits one representative from
each recognised pow-Hv Captain Slo
cum, United States military attache at
Lisbon, has been selected. He is In
"The Infantry battalions, however,
fixed bayonets and, accompanied by a
personnel of artillery, seled the hill on
the left of the road two miles from the
Nek, with but little opposition. There i-onoon toaay ouymg nm ouuu, .m
they remained unmolested until day. 1 s Saturday..
their time being occupied In organizing; It was reported at Aldershot today
the defense of the hill. At dawn the' thnt another complete army division
skirmish attack on our position was
commenced by the enemy, but made no
way until 9:J0 a. m., when reinforce
ments enabled them to rush to the at
tack with great energy. Their fine be
came very searching, and two compa-
yThe Roannke liad aboard, according;
to her owners, drafts and gold dust
from Ca; Nome amounting to 1,500,600.
The principal portion of this Is rep
resented by drafts held by John Bryne-
son, Jafet Llnderb-rg, P. H. Anderson
and C. W. A. Kjlllman, the four orig
inal locators of the camp. There -were
fully 200 others on board, with dust val
eud at from 500 to $15,000 each, a lnrga
portion of the same being beach dust.
The principal holdings are about as
follows: Llnderberg and Brynteson,
J400.000; J. It. Anderson, $100,000; C. W.
A. Kjlllman, $75.00; N. P. R. Hatch,
J50.000; F. Schow. $30,000; H. C. Wilkin
Owing, It Is alleged, to the Impurity
of the water at Nome, typhoid fever
was quite general at the time the Ro
anoke left, and 12 deaths had occurred.
Six of the patients, who were sufficient
ly well to travel, came down on the Ro
anoke, one of the big staterooms having
been fixed up as a temporary hospital.
Jafet Llnderberg, one of Cape Nome's
richest men, was among the unfortu
nates. James R. Girling, a well known
English mining expert, died of fever at
6fl8 enlisted men.
will forthwith bo formed In South Af
rica. The division will consist of 10.000
men and 54 guns. This is probably a
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THK LAST PY WATER.
SEATTLE, Nov. 1. The steamer j
Hmnbolt, from SkaswayV reached this,
part today with a crowd of 40 Klondlk
ers who left Dawson October 13. They
preliminary step towards the calling wm probably be the last to arrive this
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