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ASTOJilA. OKKGON, 8ATUKDAY. N0VEM1JEK II. 181)9
THE ENGLISH CENSOR
' WITHHOLDS THE NEWS
colored . rlilr, brcke arolhr bicycle
word today by following hl motor
cyi'lc for a half mllo In i HMyndx Hat.
Th ir-vlou Diconl won 41 4-J held by
WHEN WHEATON LANDED
Of Iloyn' Clothing is in
tlio wearing. Clothes
lililut bn of bent quali
ty lo withstand tlic
lualtliy violence of
youngster, or mother
will In) kept. busy
iiiciidin iiixl buying
Tlio lonelier t lie boy
tho better wo like to
clot ho liim.
He's- tbe surent test wo
g See Our Superb Line or Winter Novelty Suits
$2.50, 53.50, $5.00 to $10.00
llmi' douhlcbroaiitetl mil Ht 1.1.(10 lo f.l.OO
Youth, long Irouner .iittn. (7.A0 lo14 (HI
(Hereout, He fern, Hutu mid 1'iirnli.liliiKH.
A B STEINBACII 8 CO.
!.,k(.IST IIOIIIIIRS '
IN I III! NORTH Wl hT
Corner Tom III im J MoitIm.ii SU., PORTLAND. OKI.IJON.
He is Responsible for the Two Days' Delay
In Getting Dispatches From Africa.
BULLER'S FORCES LAND AT CAPE TOWN
His First Move Will Be to Relieve General White, Thus Departing
From His Original Plan for Attacking tbt Enemy Iraprotatle
Report of Another Serious British Loss.
LONDON, Nov. 11, 4:.'30 a. m. Complete silence lias
The Eclipse Hardware Co. :
ijf' linn Kmiovtil to it New Quarters next
j i iTi ill Hi Columbia Klcctricul & lleimlr Co.,
7 1 y It y rt, iliww form tlio old htaiid, where they
xIIIxIa will iimtinuo to carry the fmeHt toek of
- - - BOND STREET.
1 again fallen upon affair in South Africa. The British pub- S,
lie must perforce be content with the brief tcrcotyped rejxirt
jj which the censor allows to filter through from Cape Town.1 js;
$ TJnit this condition of affairs is no longer due to the Jjj
f! pressure of work or defective cubhs bus been amply proved.
(!! The Kastern Telegraph Company reckons that the real
! delay in trniisini.vioii is about two days. It is evident tbere-
fur, that the cen.-orship is responsible for the other two days o!
6; delay which seems to befall all dispatches.
the rortT log an.
Ten IVr C'-nt Itdimurance Off'Ted on
the Vtwtti-l at Han Franclnco.
BAN FKANCI8CO. Nov. 10. -Ten pt-r
cent relnurane a offwd today on
the Brlllnh .hip, Pjrt Ian new 43
day. from San Dligj to Portland, Ore
The bark Kerrin 8. Thompson and
ochooner American Girl left here on
October I for Pugt sound and nothing
ha. been heard of them lnoe.
(The Port Lngaa wa .poken off the 1
bar a few days ago and Pilot Gunder
.on wm put on board. The strong gala
then prevailing blew her off and she haa
not since been seen.)
The Soldiers Wade Through the Surf Under
a Shower of Mauser Bullets.
GUNBOATS BOMBARDING THE TRENCHES
'Agoinaldo is Said by Natives to Have a Yacht Ready for
1 His Escape When He Finds Capture is Imminent-Roads ire
In ao Almost Impassible Condition.
The Sllverf icld Fur Manufacturing Co.,
2H.l-.2Nrt Morrison Hi.. Portland, Oro.
To the LLncllcH of AHtorint
V will ssvu yon one-fourth on fv.ry trs-rr. "lit you purchase from u. bt
cans, we nro ilimcl niniuifucturi'rs, .ml yo i will save tli iiiidilleiiiHii'.
Ktir CullBrrllw, fniin H.no up
Kur Nrrk Hms, frmii 7.S0 up
Klnn'i'nllor Mdi Suits Iron) U
IjkIIm KIiio isllur Mmlol'lulli Jwkd, rroin.. yi up
jilh' Kins friiili KIuimipI Wll, from I.T' up
AIhHiil Hkln JnckclN Uiirton l)y, made
mpxlHlly pi onlor lrin,. 1110.00 up
llrnxxiplln of Fur (iiirniruts Into UieUtrat Slj lrst very
low nil 11 rr.
Send fur llliintroUHl oaUiliif ut, wlitnh we will gladly mail
Highest ('rice I'ald for Kaw I'urs. Yours Kcscctfully,
The Silverficld Fur nianufacturing Co.
1" ii i "i m i m ifttiYi ' T. r t 1 .Y.V. 1 1 Gfiii,
' LiiNImiN. Nov. 10 With the arrlvlnl
! 111 Cup. Town of the Ilrllth irunxpi.rta
I liiwlyn ramie and Mut, to Ik fnllowod
j by a continuous sucoolin of troop.
I liuli-n shlp, the riU campulan In South
; Africa limy lx said to have U-gun, and
I the furt that tlie first ship naind was
I expected to ha.ve urrlvcd at Durban
j forwith Indicates at least a nw.llflcatlin
' of the plun of lulvance.
; It sterns Q n -rul Hu1It's first move
will be t ndlv Qieral While. thu
sonicwimt departing from the curlier
' vlnt) r adva-lr.j through the level
tt iintiy of ihe Crnge Kive Ptiue and
' .oU(hwestT Transvaal. It has bwn
! apparent for mine dnys that the sltu
! ullon nt I.aly.nil(h could not he In
! ilclinitt'ly pnlin(rel. nd It Is under
J rt(MKl that Infornmllon ha reached the
' gnveniinent to the etret tlwvt the qul.
I etice of the i will shortly be rhung-
ed by tlui arrival of a siege train from
Pretoria 'Into n. determliuxl attack to
ilellv-.T a telling stroke. .
This. It I. added, led Ckmral Puller
to prepare & counter-stroke and en
iHvivor to push the Boers 'back by a
direct attack. Such an operation, If at
tempted, will nec-wsarily eovtall a gretil
expenditure of life, as during the month
the Briers haw occupied Northern Na
tal, where th.y haw fortified most of
the pass and other positions suitable
to their style of fighting.
Largest and Best Equipped
Offices In the Northwest
! wsihlngton j
Crown and Bridge Work, $4.60 per tooth, guaranteed,
lien! let Tooth. 85.00 fit Ruarantseii.
Best Fllliugs, up, gunran teed.
All Work Positively (JuaranteeJ
to give Perfect MtttlsfucUon
OR NO PAY.
Wnnhlnijton Building, Corner 4 th and Washington St..
riitn floor, kooiii. 4, 48, cu, 01, bi.
Phon Onttoa, Brown 493. Columbia sOol
rnoops AT CAPK TOWN.
Doth Partle. 8U1I Claiming the State
LOflSVlLLE, Ky., Nov. 10. The of-,
flcliU count of ballots cast on Tuesday!
was begun today throughout the state.
In this city a large crowd gathered at j
the court house to witness the count, j
ReprneenUtlvea of all parties were ad-j
milted by the immlssloners and the)
examination of ballots proceeded In an,
orJ-rly manner. !
There was no change today In the
claims of Ihe patty managers. The5
democrats assert Gobel will have a.
plurality of 5,000 while the nominee.
Directly after Ihe first cannon shot-..,., niD,.. i t -.1
Ihe I-iikIIbIi thought our men were at!
the railway station and flrvd there.
They were not, but one hot went
throuirh an sjTiliulani. As lumn as
they found their mistake thy ""jTHE NEGROES
firing. The anibuUuice was thought to,
have been 3 nillce from tbe gcvne of ac
tion, so It cannot be claltmd the Boorc
broke the rules of clvlllied warfare
and I do not think the Kngllsh would
have fired on them intentionally."
r.000. The republl- j
cans claim Taylor Is elected by a plur-;
allty of 1.000.
WANT TO GO
MANILA, Nov. 10. The landing of American troops at
San Fabian, Tuesday, was the most spectacular affair of ' its
kind since General Shafter's disembarkation at Daiquiri.
The co-operation of the troops and the navy was complete
Tiie gunboats maintained a terrific bombardment fot an
hour while the troops rushed waist deep through the; surf ?
under a heavy but badly aimed rifle fire from the insurgent g
trenches, and charged right and left, pouring volley after j
Will ak bllU tlWill lUliViO.
Forty Filipinos were captured, mostly non-commissioned
officers. Several of the insurgent dead and five wounded were
found in a building.
The town was well fortified. The sand dunes were
rivctted with bamboo twenty feet thick which afforded a fine
ARE WEARY OF AMERICA
One Hundred Black Men Wish Trails
porution to Africa. Saytor Life
Here is Intolerable.
Whjle .May lie Short of Long Ilunge
LONDON, Nov. 10. While the pigeon
dlnpatch of General White show. he
beleaguered' garrlsm was holding its .
own yesterday, It is feared here that MACON, Ga., Nov. lO.-Congressman
the silence regarding what the British Bartlett and Senator Bacon have re
artlllery was doing in n ply to the Boer ved a petlUon signed by about 100
guns Indicates that White is short of negroes asking them to use their best
long-range ammunition. If this is true, effort, to secure the passage of a law
the reported further railroad diotruc-! whereby th negroes might be deported
tlon near Colenso assumes greater im
portance. One very serious passage In General
to- Africa. They say that conditions
under which they live are not satisfac
tory, they see no prospect of a changt
MANILA, Nov. 10. When the trans
ports arrived In the gulf, at San Fab
ian, Tuesday, they found the gunboats
Princeton, Bennington and other, wait
ing. After a consultation with General
Wheaton, Commander Knox of the
Princeton and Commander Sheridan of
the Bennington anchored on a .hallow
two mileV oft shbire. The gunboat,
formed a line Inside, the Helena, Callao
and Manila close in shore.
With the first of the bombardment,
small boats were filled rapidly, without
confusion, by Major Cronlte's battalion
of the Thirteenth infantry. While the
lines of boats movd shoreward the
gunboat, poured the full force of their
batteries into tbe trenches, soon forcing
the Insurgents to flee through furrows
dug back of the trenches. '
About 200 moo held their places until
the keels of the boats grated on the
Shore, when their Mauser bullets com
menced to sing overhead.
The battalion, formed in good order.
Captain Buck, with Pierce's and Pat-
ton', companies pursued the insurgents
on the left Into the bamboo thickets.
General Whieaton, ' personally com
manding, ordered a charge across the
bridge and Captain Howland, of his
(Continued on page 8.)
White', message give the first official and it would be better for the two(
confirmation of the statements of Boer, ce to separate. J
treachery, which there haa been dlsposl-1 j
tlon hitherto to discredit, but which' THE MINORITY LEADER. j
must now be accepted as at least partly' """""" j
true. With the additional division an-' Discussing the Next Spokesman for the.
Democratic Party In the House.
nounced by General Wolseley at the
bird mayor's bannnot yesterday even-
. v, v.... , n.i.i..k Ing, Buller's force will aggregate 95.000
transport Mih having on board the of
floers and staff of thrvo divisions of
the Hrltish army corps, on Its way to
Smith Africa, arrived here this morn
STARTLING AND IMPROBABLE.
LONDON. Nov. ' 10. Another rumor,
emanating from Amsterdam sources,
says a British regiment was decimated
Friday by the Free Staters. It is add
ed that six hundred British soldiers
were killed or wound-.xl and that three
hundred horse were captuivd.
A SMALL ENGLISH LOSS.
General Buller Reports the Loss of a
Convoy and Escort.
LONDON, Nov. 10. Tho war office
this evening issued the following:
"From Buller, Cape Town, Nov. 10,
10:45 p. ra. by message from Bulawayo,
dated November 8: A small convoy and
escort under Speckloy of Plumers'
force, was attacked by the Boers
November 2. Six men are missing and
convoy Is loet."
The war office also lHsued the follow
ing: A report having appeared tn South
Aftica.i papers that our artillery fired
on a Geneva flag, general Buller tele
graphs the following account of the in
cident given to the Standard and Dig
gers new. by a Dutch clergyman with
CHICAGO. Nov. 10.-A lively sklrm-j
tsh for the minority leadership in thei
mii hv PhrlntniRS.
I house of representatives next congress
The rrinee of Wah, Duke of Cam- ,
is loOKeo. tor wnen me iiiemucia m. c
hrl.li.. un.l T.rr1 '.,lu..L... rui.liu.o,
, executive committee of the democratic
tnre squaaruna ot nousenoia cavalry at . ... ,
national commute, together with lead
Albany barracks this afternoon, pre-
ing democrats of the western and cen
vlotis of their departure for South t,
, tral states meet In Chicago, Nov. 20, to
, , discuss the leadership and plans for
AN INDEPENDENT ACCOUNT. the presidential campaign.
j The claims of Congressman D. A.
Two Civilians Who Escaped From de'Armond, of Missouri. James D. Rlch
BeBelged Ladysmlth. jardson, Tennesee, and Congressman
NEW 'VORK, Nov. 10i A dispatch to Bankhead, Alabama, will be urged,
the World from Estcourt says: j Much depends upon the action of Con-
Trustworthy Information concerning gressman Bailey of Texas, the present
the actual state of affairs at Lady- minority leader.
smith comes from two civilians who' Doubt has been expressed as to
arrived today, having escaped from the w hother Congressman Bailey In view of
besieged town by evading the British his contest for the senatorshlp will care
patrols and st?a'.lng through the Boer' to again assume the leadership,
They say that both the town and
British camp are completely invested
and that the artillery firing back and
forth Is continuous. The bombardment
is heavy, but its effect is reported to be
petty. The Boers are slightly superior
In strength, but the British forces
maintain a vigorous defense, fighting
The main British attack was on the
Boer batteries, stationed to eastward.
The British loss in that action was
about 150 killed or wounded. It Is sup
posed the Boers suffered far more.
FLURRY IN COTTON.
NEW YORK, Nov. 10. The cotton
markot was in a turmoil of excitement
i today with speculation the heaviest in
years and iluctuatlons violent. A state
ment from Washington served to check
I the downward course, in that It stated
that the government did not see how
the crop could exceed 9.500,000 bales,
this conveying the Inference that a
smaller yield was not improbable.
BIKE RECORD BROKEN.
CHICAGO. .Nov. 10,-Major Taylor,!
GAME AT PORTLAND.
PORTLAND, Nov. 10. The Multno
mah foot-ball team and the University
of Oregon eleven play here tomorrow.
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