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ASTOlilA. OREGON, HUN HA V, NOVEMBEK 12. I89i
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JOUBERT'S COMPLETE ROUT
OR WHITE'S CAPITULATION
London Daily Expecting News of a Decisive
Victory or Terrible Defeat.
MOST SERIOUS ENCOUNTER IMMINENT
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I.ONIKiN, Nov. 11. A wh dny and
mi ll wivk of the war druwi to a doe
without dlitlve action at Ladyemlth
thr probublllty that the Hurra will rink
uiu4Ult upon thut inirrln bt-conir. it
i U ald, morf and more Imminent.
In fact. It Vt claimed the campaign
witii to have ri'hed that Mage where
It In beolutly nMrjr for the Uimtw
to d'-llwr a trlllng stroke.
YA Unlcm thy tlde to ai tnia, tneir
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if J i own lln.e ju1 xtrngthen thenmclvee
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Reinforcements Cannot Reach Ladysmltb for Twenty Days and
White's Forces May Then Be In the Hands of the Enemy
Protecting Durban Against a Possible Ajtack.
LONDON, Nov. ll.Nows telling of cither Gem-rnl
l Jtitilicrt's complete rout or General White's capitulation at
$ Lnilymiiith, it is claimed, can now be expected daily.
$ It in thought moro than likely that the engagement
J undcrbfcHid to be imminent will prove to be the niot serious
encounter of the war.
DURBAN, Natal, Wednesday, Nov. 8. -The warships
have landed n navul brigade with twenty guns for the de 1
fciiso of the town. A
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tinpt to Hunt or cjipture General While
en' bvyond all rt-awin for the meth
mliciil inolailon of Oorternl Whlle'a force
ImlicMl.-e that the campaign ha.- txMti
carefully r irl and the main objec
tte dfflnltlvojy flxl.
LONDON. Nov". 11. Th foUowlng
announcement waa made by the war
otfoe this afternoon.
' General Jlnller wire today at 10:15
a. m. that OJm-I Kekewlth reported
November S tJia.1 1he bombardment of
Klmberley November 7 did no damag-e
and there were no caaualtlea."
prrtRAN. Nnlol, Wetriiesday. A
large force of mTi and gurw from the
Hrltlnh fiml-clan cruiser Terrible have
Marled for the front.
PRETORIA. Tuewday. The bombard
ment and attack on Klmberley started
NOT FOR A FORTNIGHT.
LONDON, Nov. 11. The advance to
the relief of General White can hardly
start for a fornlgbt, and In the mean
time, whatever happens at Ladysmlth,
little news Is likely to retch London.
THE QUEEN'S FAREWELL.
Blefnos the Soldier and Prays for Their
LONDON. NoV. ll.-In a speech to
the troops who saJM for South Africa
today, Queen Victoria said:
"I have called you here today, my
soldier, who are always near me, to
say farewell before you cross the seas
to a distant part of my empire to as
sist your comrades who are fighting
so bravely for your soverlgn country.
I kiiow you will always do your duty
as heretofore, and I pray God to bless
you and give you a safe 'return."
THE DEPARTING TROOrS.
GrRt Things Expect! of the Howitzer
LONDON, Nov. 11. The first Infantry
battalions under orders for South Af
rica left England today und the last
of the hussars also sailed leaving the
household regiment the only cavalry
still to be dispatched and laat but no
means least, the first battery of How
itzer artillery has started,
(lren,t things ana xpeoted of the
Ilovvltror battery of which there are
only three In the Brltlah army.
These five-Inch breach loader are
claimed to be of superior character and
expected to be particularly servicablc;
in removing the Boens from the hills.
ASTORIA NOT ALONE.
PORTLAND, Nov. ll.-Th Multno
mah Athletic club team today defeated
the University of Oregon foot-sail team
by a score cf S t .
THE INSURGENTS SEE THE
HANDWRITING ON THE WALL
Intercepted Dispatches Indicate That They
are Preparing for Their Final Overthrow
proper wary la accomplish that pur
fnwie." "I think the shoit qurtlin for the
onscren and people of tin. United
Hi ate is whether :he principles upon
which our government was founded, I
and the principle upon which three-;
fourths of a omtury ago, we recognlz-'
ed and annlstcd In setting up tlie Cen
tral and Houth American republics are
still true ote, and ought to be fol
lowed. I think It a mi:ak to nuppose
that the-? principles and policies are
out of date."
Mr. Edmundji, w ho Is honorary pres-
Meiit of the Philadelphia branch of the
American anti-imperialistic league, has '
drafted a memorial to congress, copies
of which will be circulated for signa
ture In various porta of the union ask
ing It to Daiii a law decuiiinr It. l
the purpow of the united But to! Holding to Their Piisoocrs as Offering an Immunity From Ponlsta-
force the Filipino to be subjects of!
other countrluft, but to amutt. protect j
and defend the people on the Islands'
In forming and maintaining free, equal ;
and Independent self-government or-'
THEIR ONLY HOPE NOW 'IS DEMOCRACY
meat Wben tbe End of tbe Insurrection Ccraes-Tbe
Hardships Encoontered by Onr Troops.
an EfT rt
to Oust the
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11. Three important dispatches
f from Otis were received ut the war department today showing
the hardships and difficulties encountered by our-troops in
their advance, and giving a captured insurgent dispatch
showing the line of argument put forward to sustain the
One dispatch says McArthur commenced an advance
g early this morning. Two companies of the Seventeenth In-
fantrj', under C'henoweth, making a reconnaisance of Mala-
lang and Conception road, struck a battalion of the enemy
which left twenty-nine dead oil the field. Our casualties re
ported, three wounded.
HELENA, Mont., Nov. ll.-Thls week
the time of the suprwne court of Mon
tana has been taken up with the hear
ing of charges ag&Jtutt John B. Well
come, one of W. A. Clark's attorneys,
who was Clark's confldmtial man dur
ing the senatorial election last winter,
and w ho is accused of having distribut
ed at that time large sums of money
In the alleged bribery of members of
the legislature !n the interest of Clark. lt&s$S)$
The process ponding In the supreme
court is for the disbarment of Well
come. Tbe case gets its especial Inter
est from the fact that all the parties
concerned regard it as a preface to
proposed action to have W. A. Clark's
seat In the federal senate declared va
cant on the ground of bribery.
Rewnt Internatl mal Events Much to
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11. A dispatch
from Otis says:
"A number of official Insurgent dis
patches were captured yesterday by
Young's troops in the north and for
warded by Lawton last night. They
indicate the directed abandonment by
the enemy of the country In the vicinity
of Cabanatum and San Jose and hur
ried movements by the way of Taylng
over the mountains to Bayombong
thence to Apirrt. One dispatch reads:
"Tarlac, Nov. 1 Otis did not accept
the proposition. The enemy attacked
our outposts because Otis promised to
(Copyright 1S:9 by Associated Press.)' JIM HILL'S GREAT SCHEME ,ake Tarlao t0,ay' but thlnk can"
not break through.
erpool to Hongkong
BERLIN. Nov.ll.-The hmg expected
agreement on the Samoan question and1
ti. vinit of the car to Em, wii-j Continuous Route from Liv
nam hi l oisaam. were ine two events
which brought Joy to the hearts of Ger
mans for they were both corwtrued as
favorable to the empire government.
It is said the Cxar left with the con
viction that Germany and Russia may
remain good friends, even If Germany'
I Improving her relation with Great
Precautions for the safety of thej
Csar were of most minute comprehen-'
stv description. The train conveying
the csar travelled only 12 miles an
hour and stopped frequently while the
pilot engine ahead was examining the
ground Detectives shadowed every
step of the ciar while at Potsdam even
whem alone with the German emperor
In a dog cart, while the latter drove
through the park.
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 11. The Jour
nal today outlines what H says is James
J. Hill' great scheme now approachtairj
realization for a world beating trans
portation rivalling the Canadian Pa
cific. Links in it are: Liverpool to New
' York, 3053 mll-. North Atlantic Steam
ship Company present system; New
York to Chicago, 1.000 miles, Baltimore
& Ohio In which Hill Is Interested
ready; Chicago to Minneapolis.
1 1 n.i : -- ' 1 ..-1.1. .U I..-.
miles, w iscoiiiuii teiurui, imn nc io.
credited with the Intention of buying; j IJ(.
Minneapolis to Seattle, 1S12 miles. Great I W
Northern; Seattle to Hongkong, 6.150,
miles. Great Northern Pacific Steam-
Has Ideas Which He Circulates Free ship Company for w hich a fleet of 12,000
of Charge. ton ships Is to be built.
The whole line would thus be 12.500
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. ll.-Former
Senator George F. Edmunds expresses'
the opinion that as the senate ratified
the treaty with Spain and thereby the'
United State become the sovereign
power over the Philippine islands, "thej
situation be dealt with a it is, and proposal for an Amicable Settlement
not as we might wish it hould be." 0f Differences.
"The United States," Mr. Edmunds'
.,M i. ..!i,i. .. . .J CHICAGO. Nov. ll.-The building i
all other nation for, the security of'te council expressed willingness to j
their ubjects and in reaoect to aU In-' Drln" abou' an amicable settlement of.
ternotlonal rights. n differences between contractors,
"But It Is ntlriw iiint wt.h architects, manufacturers and the !
trades unionists at Its meeting
termlne whether It will compel these night.
nimi ot ik. uionri. iw, ... ...ki... It awolnted a represimtatlve from;
or cltlxeiiH. or whether it will say to'ach union in the council to meet injl
these poopi,. that If they will cease' conference or at a public mm meet- j
hostilltt.M and co-oporate with us In' the repi-esantatlves of the contrao- j
pvescrvlns peace and order, they can' ore aml bulW'ng manufacturers, archl-!
ent8bllsh with our nsnlstance and un-'(r' ni1 anv othprs wno may !
d- tir protection, a government of ' Interested In and affected by the pre-.
their own nnd enable us to have the ent situation. ) tfi
right to see to It that they do, wK-n The only condition that H makes Is '
their government is so established, pre-! that the men appointed to meet with
' Take care of the prisoners as therein
lies our great hope specialty for our
wives. The Spanish commissioners
tried to drive us, dealing with us as
insurgents. Our government sent them
away and they withdrew greatly dis
The quadruple alliance between Ger
many, France and Russia and Spain
1 a fact. Before December we will
know our fate.
'Throughout Europe there Is ym-
pathy for our cause.
election. Pay attention to your affair
and never mind the rest."
UB.3ANA, Iowa, Nov. 11. Clarenoe
Burrell, a son of banker J. G. Burrell,
was Instantly killed today by an ex
plosion of dynamite which wrecked the
bank building and partially destroyed
the Monitor general store.
The cause of the explosion is not
known but authorities are working on
the theory that it was done by Incen
diaries. ONCE WAS WEALTHY.
SEATTLE. Nov. ll.-Samuel Ritchie,
once a prosperous real estate dealer and
lumberman in St. Paul committed sui
cide here this morning by severing his
Jugular vein. The reason Is said to be
WEARY OF BREATH.
PULLMAN, Nov. ll.-Otl Olmstead,
a blacksmith !9 years of age committed
suicide In his blacksmith shop here
American dem-jsome time last night by blowing th
ocrats are clearly in our favor. They ' top of his head off with a double bar
are sure of Bryan's triumph in the next reled shot gun. Reason unknown.
miles long, or half way around the
earth and It would take 31 days to Jour
ney by it from Liverpool to Hongkong.
A TRADE TRUST.
serve peace and order and deal Jut1y( them must be responsible contractors
w 1th our citizens and those of other( and not those who have done practical
countries, we will aid them in every ly no work for a long time.
Of Boys' Clothing is iu
the wearing. Clothes
must be of best quali
ty to withstand the
healthy violence of
youngsters, or mother
will be kept busy
mending and buying
The tougher the boy
the better we like to
He's the surest test we
See Our Superb Line cf Winter Novelty Suits
$2.50, $3.50, $5.00 to $10.00
Boys' double-breasted suits at $3.00 to $9.00
Youths long trouser suits, 7.60 M18.0O
Overcoats, Kecfcrs, Hats and Furnishings.
A B STEINBACH 8 CO.
IN THE NORTHWEST
Corner Fourth and Morrison Sts., PORTLAND, OREGON,