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AHlUlilA. OKKOON, THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 16. WM NO. 145
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The Eclipse Hardware Co.
Huh Kciiiovnl to it New ('Jinn-tern next
to the Columbia KliH'tricul it Kcpiiir Co.,
lliree tlootx Iiiiii the old Minnl, where they
will cuiitiiino to carry the linent htoek of
Moves In Astoria.
- . BOND STREET.
EXPLOITS AT MAFEKING
Under Coyer of Darkness He Attacks Boers
Who Were Entrenching Toward the Town.
Creggairui of till rliy In the sixth
round b'-fure the Weorn Athletic club
SOMETHING NEW IN BOER TACTICS
Yfitlenlny w received notlco from the publisher of th
WpMNKH KdITIOW 01-Til KweT'Mll'KIl lllllTNKIC. that
tmlnn to hi eiiormou. lucn In tins price of paper with
in I bit piwt few fwka.they would ihortly withdraw tlieaale
of llii-ir KnoyploHi at the present print. Our contract
with lh put.llalier rimlili n lis to imika the wine liU-ial of
fer aa liHt-lotor. Thirty larito volume of th hiicyeloi.
lia, one gnidd to Hvatenmtlo lleadiug of the l-.tiryHopHI,
One fpriulit l"oli-M ami One Urge tteUt.-r'a r.n
cyclopedia lt of charge. All the above "ill m delivered
iiMiu itio anuill i ojnirnt of
llnlm.iv in amall monthly paymeiita. Cull and look int.)
Falltof to Push tbe Place They Try a Series of Trenches-Tbe
Dearth of News from the Besieged Towns Contlnues
Morc Troops Landed at Durban.!
Tin; m'cmi fight.
Report In Wall Htr.; Thut American J
Company May Soon Absorb all j
NEW YORK, Nov. 15,-The Tlnici
According to wniw Wall tret re-
I )-rm, th war betw-w.-n tha sugar-refln-
Id It coinpanl li very near a antlement,
and that In rather an extraordinary
way. It I aald. In fact, that a consoli
dation of all the augar refining compan-' A
If of tbe country is shortly to be 1
brought about, and that the American 1
company haa the project In charge.'
Whllr It la lmpowilMe to ir any ver
ification of the report, H U rvtrarde4 ae
aiirnlflcant that In iplle of the prwntj
war, which la auppos'jd by the public U j
bo coming the Mining companlea a
fortune by m-aaon of loiuk-f, the augar
atoctui have "-n strong and at any
recfimlon hae bn bought by Intldera.
THE DEATH OF JOUBERT
HAS BEEN REPORTED
Killed While Leading His Forces In the At
tack Upon the English at Ladysmith.
GREAT LOSS TO THE BURGHERS
VJ IX 11 1 1 i Va lM-S)
Here Is a List
Of HlgH Ornde Oooil nt
Kuncy CrcanuTy Huttcr in Kegs ami Ilolls.
Strictlv Frewh Kkk.
New Crop Maple Syruj.
lUickwhwitanl Grhllo Cuke Flour.
Puekartl & Smith's Fancy Italian Prime.".
New Crop Nuts, Fign, Mince Mcut.
ROSS, HIGGINS 0 CO.
The SHverf leld Fur Manufacturing Co.,
2MJ-2H Morrlwon HI.. I'ortlnml, Ore.
To tho UndlcH of AHtorlni
V will oiivii y-m on.-fimr!h on every gnrimtiit you mroliRe from ua, bt
cmite we am dmvl iimiuifai'turfm, mul yon will vo tin. jiiiJillftiian
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U.lliw' Klne lallnr MiIk nlli Jm kfl", Imm l
ltll' Klnr Krent li Klanui'l Walnl. from. .. 1.7 up
AIkVi.lHkliiJiu fcnii. Uiulou I iye, mtlo
miM'Clally to ordi'r Imm - fliw.wi up
RoniHlrllit( i Kr (larmcnU Into the !tei Biyle at vry
Heii'it'fl.r uViiHirated catalogue, which we will gladly mll
Hlyhcst I'rlce I'ald for Kaw Purs. Your Kcspcctfully.
The Silver! leld Fur Manufacturing Co.
Largest and Best Equipped
Offices In the Northwest
nr-DTi Aiirv .r
f Vl. A Ja X.A.
Crown ami Hricko Work, 4.50 xr tooth, suarantee.l.
HphI net Tettli. 85.00 lit Runrantoed.
UoBt Flllins, WKi np, (fnarftiiteod.
All Work Positively fiuuranteJ
to itive Perfect Satisfaction
OR NO PAY.
TIT t.l..t.M Ttiiititlnct
Kiltn rioor, noninn ti, m, ., !
-oHun Oniion, Brown 403. Columbia gflol
il- . ...
is! I.ONIHIN, X"V. K), !) a. m. Mo.t inttn-sting and in fact
tin only newa of war now comes from the Western
The Greatest General In the Boer Army and the Man Most Feared
by the British, Falls In Action Before the Tcwn He Has
Been Besieging for Weeks.
But whether thla cona..lldatlon talk pSSS2
In or ii not without foundation. It aeemg J. hrPRIV tn.l. V,... 10 Tl. r T.l . ..t.
1U lacl S to be very generally accepted that u' ,. , """ u, pu-
frontier- llamer.t Mween the warring com- 1 ,lsI,cs a telegram from oleiizo, Marrjues, saying that General
. . -v 111 Ml . 1 ! 1 ..a
tlMMiceonnU of Colonel Iiadi n-rowella Driiiinm exploits ui
Man-king. Trench work is quite novel in Boer tactics and
some curiosity is evinced as to who may direct them, and
as to what is still to he shown. Nevertheless' both at Mafe- f
king and Kiinberly the conditions seem altogether favorubb-.
So far as Natal is concerned, the Britisher must tKBse-
his soul in patience and trust to General Buller. All ol ;
General Buller's arrangements for advance from Durban, it i- '.
rumored, are practically completed and news of it may be ex-tK-cted
in a few davs.
The whereabouts of General Buller is not publicly known
here, but ho is believed to be up the country somewhere.
The Admiralty has engaged four fast steamers to embark the
greater part of the fifth division of 10,000 troops at South
hampton for tho Cape.
wounded Include Captain FU-Clar-
nce and LldUU-nont Swinburne.
In a aklrmlnh at tbe outpoata v-
LoNIHiN. Nov. 15.-A dispatch H
th imlly Mall fnmv Mafcklng glvca an
ni.T.-itliig ai-rount of the fighting dur
ing tin- limt wwk la Octob-r; the Cor-r-u.nil-ri:
Aflr th fallurrt to ruh the town
J iimil CronJ; had recounw to tuctlce
eiiioytil during the algo of ivuhef-
Mt In Wl. iiiiiklng an advanc- to
the ton t-y tt ucct-slon of trench In
Cnl.Ji -l nadt-n-rowi-ll plny.-d his
trump curd by acndlng out Cai.toln
Klin ho " ''a irty to worry the oc-
uptuua of the tr-nches.
The littlo free stole ont allently In
the diirknra with fixtnl buyonwtj. Th
niHlnhi-ra appiMacht-d the chief Boer
xltlin. then M they clo?d In thre
nan a ahrlll acreech. It a Fttxctar-
nci-' whlMie iwid algnal for the on
Th. urty dashed Into the trenches.
There w.-ia a ahort struggle, tne at
ncklng forcea catching and bayonettlng
tbe Po-r under tarpaullna where they
roiii'hed cryl.ig for mercy. At leant 50
tayom-ta got to work and tho navoc
they wrought wa terrible.
For a momtvt njiere was no ayntema,t
Ic return fire, bin then a porreci nan
atorm of bullets poured In from the
tr.nch.a to the rear. Again .Fltxclar-
mre'i whistle Bounded. It meant "cease
firing and scatter homeward.1' The Irt
ish force acattered, crv-plng back under
a furloua fire In the darknte to the ;p
Colonel Baden-IVwell congratulated
Captain Fltaclarence and his men upon
their splendid work. The members of
the party are now the envoy and pride
of the garrison.
STILL HOLDING OUT.
Klmbeiley Standing Joubert a S'ege
ai.d ltombardment Without Serious
t'AI'K TOWN, Nov. 10. An undated
dianntch from Klmberly by a lvnrnr
runner via MagaJaapye, November 8,
"Today all la quiet. We have bee-n
bombarded heavily all week. Friday
night Captain Flli-,Clarenoe and Lieu
tenant Swinburne, with one squadron
of the protectorate regiment, made a
maRnlflcent bayonet charge upon the
P.oers' entreinchmonits. driving them
from their positions and bayoneting a
number of Boers, who must have lost
i.rv honvllv The chartre was most
gallant and determined. The party
could not hold the trenches and lost aix
men killed, two prisoners and nine
wounded In their retirement.' The
pan:p has prw.haiiy ben n-ached. Si Joubert, commander-in-chief of the l5oers, was killed in action
the trms of which may be announce Thursday, Nov. 9.
at any lime.
GOEBEL'S METHOD WOMING
Enough Louisville Precincts May
Be Tbrowa Oat to Elect
NEAR ILO ILO.
Ueneral Hughes Advancing In Spite of
MANILA, Nov. 13. General Hughe
Mith parts of the mh and 26th regi-
menu moved from Ilo IIo Thursday,
j Nov. 9, to Otton six mile west for tbe
j purpose of capturing Santa Barbara.
I the rebel stronghold, 10 mile north of
Ilo Ilo.Heavy rains preceded the move
ment and the roads were in places Im
passable. The entire movement was hampered
FRAXKFOBT, Ky.. Nov. 15.-There
Is renewed confidence around Goebel
headquarters tonight probably as a re
sult of the decision of the court of ap.
tt-rduy ona trooper was killed and nine
wounded. We exjiect a general attack ppjig today dealing an unexpected blow
Otis Will Not Permit Hastily Made
List of Causualtles to be Cabled.
NEW YORK, Nov. lS.-Dlspatctu-
from Manila yesterday referred to "Ma
jor Marsh" as commanding tbe left bat.
tallon of the Tblrty-thlrd regiment com--manded
by Colonel Hare In a sharp en
gagement with the Insurgent near San
The; officer is Major Payton C. March,
formerly captain of Astor battery. Ow
ing to the character of the censorship
ti ,rrow. The oomnuramem nua ueen
most Ineffectual, everyone remaining
under a h-;ll-prf cover. The town Is
cheerful and determined to resist to the
utmost. The Boers are entrenched on
every aid-i In rfr.-At numbers and atv
pushing gradually closer and closer to
the tiwn fortlfloatlons. We are well off
for provisions and water, though tired
of dodging shells and fighting."
ANOTHER TROOP SHIP.
English Relnf(nvmente aiv Rapidly
LONDON, Nov. 15. The troop ahlp
Hawarden Castle whh the second bat
talion of Koyal fusiliers has arrived at
Hurbon. bringing the number of rein
forcements that have landed there up to
5 Five other transports are now
enroute from Cape Town to Durban.
The total reinforcements that have
arrived In South Africa since Friday
are 1S.0OO men, nearly 13,000 horses and
mules, three battalions of field artillery
and a number of quick firing guns.
ARTILLERY AT KIMBERLEY.
LONDON. Nov. 15. A dlspaitch to the
Dally Mail dated Klmberley, November
10 reports nn exchange of artillery with
the Boers that morning, no damage be
NOT A PARTY QUESTION.
to the republicans by a ruling which
praotlcally decides in advance adversely
the mandamus suits filed by Taylor's
attorneys in several counties to compel
tne county election commissioners io
certify the vote.
It is probable now that the Jefferson
county board which Include Loulsrllle
will proceed to throw out several pre
cincts In tha city contested on grounds
of fraud, and especially where the state
militia were present or near the polla
It is claimed here tonight that Tay
lor's 2,50 plurality In the city of Louis
ville may now be almoot wiped out.
by the lack of proper transportation. '; at Manila, General Otis not permitting
the sending of names of the killed and
wounded, the full account of the en
gagement near San Fabian was cabled
but the correspondents were not per
mitted to send the name of Major John
A. Login as killed In action or those of
others killed or wounded.
LOUISVILLE. Ky.. Nov. 15.-Goebel
gahied 52 votes this afternoon on the
official count of returns from this city.
Aside from this there was no change
In the slate today.
Company C. of the twenty-sixth had
the only fighting. When three miles
out of Jaro this company captured the
rebel trenches and three of the enemy
I were killed.
General Hughes, Nov. 12, occupied
Taghanan and Gulmbal, on the south
ern coast and also Cordova In the ln-
I terlor. The enemy did not oppose
General Hughes advance.
Recent orders from Agulnaldo, found
In the trenches said: "Do not oppose
the Americans' advance. Burn villages
as they are attacked. Divide the forces
into bawls of 40. Harrass the Ameri
cans on every xcaston."
Araneta, rebel leader of the Island of
Panay was captured at Tagbanan.
Two battalions of the twenty-sixth
will garrison Ilo Ilo and Jaro.
San Migiel, visible from Ilo Ilo, has
been burned by the rebels.
All ports of the Sulu isUuida outside
of the American pospecslons have been
ordered closed to commerce.
CAPTAIN HARRIS DEAD.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 15. A dispatch
fom Manila announces the death of
Capt. Magnus O. Harris, fourth Infan
try, of dysiatery.
THE AMERICAN JOCKEY.
LONDON. Nov. 15. R. Reiff, the
American jockey, further demonstrated
his excellent Jockeyshlp at Leicester
meeting today by winning three suc
cessive races and finishing second In
the fourth. In each event the betting
was four to one against his mount.
CHICAGO, Nov. 15. Dean C. Wor
cester, a member of the Philippine com
mission, spoke at Central Music hall to.
night upon the Philippine question.
The address which was delivered un
der the auspice of the Hamilton club,
a local republican organization, was re
ceived with every manifestation of ap
proval. Professor Worcester said the
Issues raised by the Philippine question
directly or Indirectly were more Im
portant, more for reaching in their con
sequences than any other the nation
has been called upon to meet since Its
He deprecattd 'the idea of those will
ing tJ mak? party politics of questions
which involve the well being and future
destiny of millions of their fellow be
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15. Jack
Root of Chicago knocked out Alex. her.
Prosperity Has Placed the Northern
Pacific In Such Condition That it
Can Loan Millions In Wall
NEW YORK, Nov. 15.-For several
days post, the Northern Pacific Rail
way Company has beem seeking bor
rowers for Its surplus money, Wall
street brokers being the nwdlum chos
en for reaching them. The company
has been offering to loan sums any
place from $1,000,000 to 5,000,000 and
this morning they closed the first deal,
wherein they were relieved of ll.MO.OOO
of their burden at broker's rate.
The money is the proceeds of the
great volume of mortgages paid oft as
the result of magnificent crops harvest'
ed this year on land formerly owned by
the railroad and of the general pros
DUNSMUIR, CAL. -Nov. lo.-The
Oregon overland train which left San
Francisco yesterday evening had two
sleeping cars thrown on their sides two
miles east of Gazelle station totwy. iNo
one Is reported seriously hurt.
PITTSBURG, Nov. 15. Three hun
dred delegates representing 250 com
panies with a capital of J175.0O0.00O are
attending the fifth annual convention j
of the national Hardware Association
Of Boys' Clothing is in
the wearing. Clothes
must ' be of best quali
ty to withstand the
healthy violence of
1 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' donble-breasted enits at 83.00 to 9.00
Youths long trouser suits, 7.50 to $18 00
Overcoats, Reefers, Hats and Furnishings.
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