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H . A . S N Y D E R , M a n a g e r.
L A T E R NEWS.
Dr. Leyds is being lionized in Berlin.
People of China are said to take
Imperial changes with great equani
U 0 » EHE U EEfl
T h e B r itis h A r m y W ill N o w A d v a n c e
T h r o u g h t h e F r e e S ta te.
E l ’s I R POLICY
London, Jan. 31.— History pauses for
a time in South Africa. It is one of
Aurora, Marion County, Oregon.
those unsatisfactory pauses that are Attacked in the Senate bj
William Jennings Bryan w ill accept
nearly as trying to British nerves as a
the Populist nomination for the presi
sequence of reverses, and apparently it
w ill terminate only when Lord Roberts
The fall of Ladysmith garrison is BOERS DID N O T PRESS T H E M gives the word for the forward move
T H E V I C E - C O N S U L ’S CR ITIC IS M
now expected as a result of Buller’s
ment into the Free State, which, ac
cording to the most cheerful view, he
.C o m p re h e n siv e R e v ie w o f t h e I m p o r t
Lord Pauncefote will retire as am B r itish L o s t H e a v ily —B n lle r T h in k s w ill be unable to do for a fortnight. T illm a n S p o k e o n t h e P h ilip p in e Q u es
T ra n g v a a lerg H a v e B een T a u g h t to Whether he w ill permit General Buller
a n t H a p p e n in g s o f t u e P a s t W e e k bassador of Great Britain to the United
t io n , A n s w e r in g t h e A r g u m e n ts o i
C u lle d P r o m t h e T e le g r a p h C o lu m n s. States, April 1.
R e s p e c t E n g lis h F ig h t in g Q u a litie s . to make another attempt to relieve
B e v e r id g e —I n t h e H o u s e .
Ladysmith is quite outside the know
The interstate commerce commission
ledge even of those closely connected
Washington, Jan. 31.— Mason rose
Recent Dawson fire destroyed prop
with the war office. With the tioops
says General Warren’s troops have re-? due to arrive next month he may think today soon after the senate convened to
erty worth $400,000.
Senators are said to want no change treated south of the Tugela river. The, himself strong enough to try two large a question of privilege and sharply-
Bubonic plague has broken out at Ro
attacked the British government and
in the manner ot their election. The Boers say the British lost 1,500 killedj operations.
sario, South America.
Wednesday. It is believed here this
house favors popular vote.
Combining the forces nnder Generals the British vice-consul at New Orleans
A race riot occurred at Coalberg,
includes the wounded. The Boers also
because of an interview in which the
Dundonald’s forces, for whom fear* claim that 150 ofn h e English troops Methuen, French and Gatacre, and
Ala. One negro was killed.
adding to them the arriving troops, vice-consul had assailed Mason for the
were entertained, are safe on the south surrendered at Spionkop.
In a long article in a Paris papei bank of the Tugela river.
Lord Roberts would Have 70,000 for the position he had taken in behalf of the
Emile Zola defends his father’s honor.
invasion of the Free State, with 40,000 Transvaal republic in its war with
E r itis h D eft 1 5 0 0 D e a d .
Five business men ef W alla W alla
Mason attacked not
to 50,000 guarding communications, Great Britain.
The Alaska mail service will be ex were victimized by a smooth foiger,
and 40,000 trying to rescue Ladysmith. only the consul, but the policy of Great
tended to Cape York
the coming who cashed bogus checks.
The public burns with impatience Britain in levying war upon an inferior
field yesterday numbered 1,500.
The Prince Regent of Bavaria has
that something should be done, but nation.
Hoar thought the consul’ s purported
The National prohibition conventior conferred the Orcwr of St. Michaels, A C C O U N T O F T H E M O V E M E N T . there is nothing to do but wait on the
has been called to meet at Chicago, first-class, on Dr. Nansen, the explorer.
preparations. Oceans of ink are poured remarks so serious that it ought to be
B u lle r ’ s O fficia l D is p a t c h t o t h e W a i
out in advice. Orators are at work in investigated by the government, but at
In Cincinnati, Charles Barlruff, a
O ffice—T h e F ig h t in g .-
the provinces, telling the people that the same time he deprecated any attack
The census of Puerto Rico just com tanner, killed his wife, his son and his
London, Jan. 30.— General Buller’ s England has set her teeth in grim de upon Great Britain, with the people o f
pleted shows a total of 957,000 innhab*
dispatch to the war office states that termination to see it through.
which the American people ought not
honse on fire.
itants on the island.
Spionkop was abandoned on account of
The government’ s declarations in only live in peace, but as loving and
A funeral • tram, arranged by the lack of water, inability to bring artil
Lodge sharply ar-
Nelson and Rossland have estab
parliament, the counter-declarations of devoted friends.
Southern Pacific, w ill convey the re lery there and, the heavy Boer fire.
lished smallpox quarantine agains*
those outside the government and the rainged the British consul for his utter
mains of General Lawton and Major General Bul-lsir gives no list of causal-
Northern Washington and Idaho.
consequent discussion in the press and ances against a United States senator,
Logan to the East.
ties. His whole force withdrew south on the platform will immediately en and believed it ought not to be lightly-
It is said the pro-Boer meeting at
James H. Britton, ex-mayor of St. of the Tugela river, with the evident
Washington was conducted
almost Louis, and for many years one of the intention of reaching Ladysmith by thrall the public interest.
Tillman delivered a forceful and
wholly by anti-expansion and anti-ad leading bankers of the West, died at another route.
quite characteristic speech on the-
Following is the text of General Bul Twenty thousand two hundred and Philippine question, in which he main
Ardley, N. Y ., aged 83.
ler’ s dispatch, .dated Spearman’ s Camp, twenty-two men and 155 guns are at tained that this government ought to
Nearly all the business buildings and
London papers scathingly criticize
many frame dwellings at the mining the language of Buller’ s report, and Saturday Jan. 27:
sea. Eleven thousand infantry and extend to the Filipinos the right to
‘ “ On January 20 Warren drove back 9.000 cavalry, including 5,000 yeomen, govern themselves, the United States
towns of Ward and Lafayette, Colo accounts of battle- from Boer sources
the enemy and obtained possession of are practically ready to embark. guarding them against the aggression,
rado, were destroyed by fire.
are accepted as correct.
the southern crests of the high table Therefore, the government, without of other nations.
William Kirk, first mate of tlto
Chnrch property in the Philippines land extending from the line of Acton
American ship Clarence S. Bernent, has been turned over to the United Homes and Hongerspoort to the west doing more, can place at the disposal
R e c e iv e d a B la c k E y e .
was murderously assaulted in his cabin States government by Spain, but the ern Ladysmith hills. From then to of Lord Roberts 40.000 additional men
The bill for the reorganinzation and
while his vessel was at anchor in Port Catholics claim it.
January 25 he remained in close con the war officials are supposed to em improvement of the weather bureau,
land, Or., harbor.
Captain C. H. Stockton, president tact with the enemy.
brace somewhat in the neighborhood of which includes provision for pensioning
Chairman Lacey, of the house com of the naval war college, says: “ Com
B o e r s H e ld S tr o n g P o s it io n .
50.000 men. As the indication is that disabled and aged employes of the ser
mittee on public lands, said that it mand of the sea on our North Pacific
“ The enemy held a strong position candidates will be rather scarce, the vice, received a black eye in the house.
will be impossible to pass, general land coast and the waters of the western on a range of small kopjes stretching war office w ill issue orders for those The bill was bitterly fought by the
laws for Alaska at this session, owing basin of the North Pacific should be in from northwest to southeast across the reservists who were found unfit at the opponents of civil penison rolls on ac
j our hands in peace and war time. plateau from Acton Homes, through previous mobilization examinations to count of the life tenure provisions it
to opposition in the senate.
This can only be effected by readiness Spionkop, to the left bank of the Tugela. report for further examination. A ppli contained, and it was sidetracked on a
The North China Daily News pub
I of a proper and sufficient naval force
test vote of 57 to 53.
lishes an edict, signed by Emperor I either on the spot, or to be furnished The actual position held was perfectly cants for cavalry service are still freely
Bpeaker ruled that it remained unfin
Kwang Su, appointing as emperor in ! from the Atlantic through an un tenable, but did not lend itself to an offering as yeomanry.
General Buller’ s operations has cost ished business when the house was
his place Put Sing, the nine-year-old itram elled canal. In addition to this, advance, as the southern slopes were so
again in committee of the whole, th,e
son of Prince Tuano. The new emperor j and ready for combining, should be the steep that Warren could not get an 912 men so far officially reported with
effective artillery position, and water in 10 days.
Applying to the 206 opponents, of the measure believe the
will ascend the throne January 31.
available forces normally attached to supplies were a difficulty.
Spionkop casualties reported today the action of the day killed it.
The senate committee w ill report the Philippines and the waters about
The early portion of the day was de
“ On January 23 I assented to his rule of proportion, the loss of officers
In other attacking Spionkop, a large hill, indeed, indicates ,500 casualties yet to come. voted to a lively scrimmage over the
favorably on Senator Foster’s Alaska ! China, Japan and Corea.
lighthouse bill, making an appropria | words, the Pacific ocean, from Samoa a mountain which was evidently the The total casualties of the war, compiled Sulzer resolution to investigate Secre
tion of $300,000, to include a light : northward, should be within our key to the position, but was far more from official reports, are 9,523— nearly tary Gage, which the committee on
house at Unamak pass, Foster agreeing control.”
accessible from the north than from the a division. Of these 2,486 were killed, rules recommended should be sent to
to a reduction in the appropriation
south. On the night of January 23 4,811 wounded, and the rest are the ways and means committee, as the
The plight of Kimberley is u.^ent.
latter committee has the response of
The kaiser’s birthday was celebrated he attacked Spionkop, but found it very prisoners.
The aggregate British home troops in the secretary in its possession.
Commander Richard Wainwright, in the usual way throughout Germany. difficult to hold, as Ms perimeter wras
was no opposition to the proposed
who was in command of the Gloucester
Buller’ s army has retreated to the
action, hut Richardson, of Tennessee,
at the battle of Santiago, was presented ! south of the Tugela, with heavy losses. led to believe existed, in this extraor Natalians 7,158, and Cape Colonials
and Sulzer, of New York, used it for
dinary dry season was found very 21 , 000 .
a sword of honor and a silver service
The war office announces that no renewing their attacks upon the secre
Revolution in Venezuela, under the deficient.
by a committee representing the citi
Gage was defended by Hop
“ The crest was held all that day further news has been received from tary.
zens of the District of Columbia in the leadership of Hernandez, is spreading
kins, of Illinois, Hill, of Connecticut,
Columbia theater, Washington.
Fire in Minneapolis destroyed a four
shell fire. Our men fought with great Lord Roberts that the situation is and Dalzell, of Pennsylvania.
General Otis reports to the war de story brick building, causing a loss of gallantry.
A bill to require pilots and officers o f
$ 120 , 000 .
partment that the Western coast of the
steam vessels to make oath to their ap
“ General Woodgate, who was in
M O N E Y FOR T H E BO ERS.
It was reported on good Transvaal command of the summit, having been
island of Panay is now open for trade,
plications for license was passed.
and that the coast of Laguna de Bay authority that Mafeking was relieved wounded, the officer who succeeded
A d m in is tr a t io n W i l l R e fn s e t o F o r w a r d
and neighboring sections of the country Dn January 23
S T E E L M IL L W R EC K ED .
him decided on the night of January
I t o n N e u tr a lity G r o u n d s .
w ill also be opened to unrestricted
Edgar Oswalt, a 6-year-old boy of 24 to abandon the position, and did so
New York, Jan. 31.— A special to E x p lo s io n o f a B a tte r y o f F o u r B a r g e
trafile by the end of the week.
Astoria, was run over by a street car before dawn January 25.
the World from Washington says: The
B o ile r s .
A majority of the senators is against
fear of offending Great Britain and
31.— The steel de
the seating of Quay.
The Bank of Deerfield, Deerfield, second attack upon Spionkop was use provoking a protest would cause the partment of Phillips, Nimick & C o.’s
administration to decline to comply
Millions in war munitions were ijp-- Wis., was robbed of about $17,000.
less, and that the enemy’ s right was with the request of Dr. Preetorius, of mill on West Carson street was com
ported through Delagoa bay by the The vault was blown open by dynamite.
pletely wrecked and a dozen men were
too strong to allow me to force it.
St. Louis, who, it is said, has for injured by the explosion of a battery of
Fire destroyed the works of the Elec
D e c id e d t o W it h d r a w .
four large boilers today. The shock of
A Boer patrol, mistaking signals, tric Improvement Company at San
* Accordingly, I decided to withdraw letters expressing sympathy with the the bursting boilers was heard through
was badly cut up by a hot fire from a Jose, Cal., entailing a loss of $100,000.
the force to the south of the Tugela. Boers, which he asks to be sent to out the lower end of the city and sev
Samuel Gompers, in a conference
6 A. M. we commenced withdraw President Kruger through the Ameri eral thousand people were attracted to
The headquarters of Generals White with President McKinley, advocated
the men, and by 8 A. M., January can consul at Pretoria. It is indicated the scene of the accident. The loss to
and Hunter was smashed by a shot an eight-hour law for all government
27, Warren’s force was concentrated that the state department w ill take the j the plant w ill be enormous.
Five o f
from a “ Long Tom .”
south of the Tugela without the loss of ground that it would be a violation of | the injured men were mutilated
the neutrality laws for this government almost beyond recognition, and one or
Despite reports to the contrary, Web
It is said that Lord Roberts favored a man or a pound of stores.
ster Davis is to be retained as assistant leaving Ladysmith to its fate and
more deaths may result.
“ The fact that the force should with to give financial aid to a belligerent.
It is pointed out that this request party is searching the wreckage, which
secretary of the interior.
marching on Bloemfontein, capital of draw from actual touch— in some cases
the lines were less than 1,000 yards differs from the request made by the it is supposed contain other of the work
The steamer Townsend, plying be Orange Free State.
tween Seattle and Alaskan points, is a
The surgeon-general of the marine apart— with the enemy in the manner American consul at Pretoria in behalf men. Following is the list of the most-
total loss near Haine’s Mission.
hospital service has shipped to Hono it did, is, I think, sufficient evidence of of Great Britain to be permitted to for serious casualties:
ward money to be used by the British
Simon Holland, fireman, died at the
Montagu White w ill be received as lulu 1,900 doses of halffkine prophylac the morale of the troops, and that we sick and wounded in the purchase of
Homoepathic hospital; Daniel Noonan,
the consular and diplomatic represent
Phil Armour Jr., son of the Chicago brous ox and mule transports across the made by one belligerent of another, badly cut and scalded; Constantino
ative of the South African republic.
died suddenly near Santa river, 85 yards broatH with 20-foot nsing a neutral as means of comm uni Gallagher, badly cut; Jeremiah Collins,
Secretary Root has issued an order
W . T. Cook, Peter Bynos.
Death was due to con banks and a very swift current, unmo cation.
appointing a complete new board of
lested, is, I think, proof that the enemy
The explosion was one of the most
ordnance, with the exception of Gen gestion of the lungs.
has been taught to respect our soldiers’
terrific that ever occurred in a Pitts
R o b b e r G ang R un D ow n .
Dr. Leyds, diplomatic agent of the fighting powers.”
Cheyenne, Wvo., Jan. 31.— A report burg mill. The roof of the boilei room
Governor Gage w ill call an extra ses Transvaal, says the Boers do not need
has reached this city that a posse of was completely lifted from the build
P la g u e in N ew C a le d o n ia .
sion of the California legislature. A to apply for mediation, as everything
Union Pacific detectives, headed by- ing, and the flying iron and steel fell
Vancouver, B. C., Jan. 29.—From
United States senator w ill probably was going splendidly.
Tom Horn, had run down two of the in all directions.
Three masked men entered the fac Noumea, New Caledonia, the steam Union Pacific train robbers in the Hole
The men were crushed to the ground
ship Miowera brings alarming reports
the spot where they were attending
Captain I. Friedman, who died in
of the ravages of the plague, which has
San Francisco recently, left three-quar Chicago, blew open the safe and escaped been prevalent there since early in De killed both of them. One of the pur to the rolls, and those beside the boil
suing party was shot, but it is thought ers were scalded by the escaping
ters of his fortune, amounting to $750,- with $1,700 in currency.
cember. There were 16 deaths during
000, to charity.
The senate committee on Puerto the first 10 days following the out not seriously. It is known that the steam.
robbers separated in two gangs after
The new ships now being built for Rico, has decided that the island shall break. The plague is attributed to the
W il y G o v e r n o r 's T r ic k
leaving the railroad, and the men re
the Oceanic Steamship Company will
filthy quarters of the Japanese, Tonki
San Diego, Cal., Jan. 30.— From
be without peers in the Pacific, and
nese and Kanakas. A ll the Kanakas
trailed through the mountains so close dispatches brought by the Hamburg
will greatly" improve the service.
have been isolated on an island adja
steamer Vohimnia, it appears that the
The weather in the vicinity of Mel cent to the town. Up to December 23 ly and afterwards escaped.
Matt Hilstrom, who killed Luke
It is supposed they returned to the arrival of the vessel at Tumaco, Colom
bourne, Australia, has broken all re there had been no deaths among the
bia, where she touched on the way up,
Mooers, the Clatsop county logger,
cords for heat recently.
On New whites, eight of whom had been in Hole in the Wall when they thought had the effect of saving the place from
was adjudged insane. The evidence
Year’ s day five deaths occurred froin fected, but nine Kanakas, two Japanese
capture by Colombian rebels.
showed the insanity to be hereditary.
prostration. The thermometer stood at and five Tonkinese had died of the dis have been watching the rendezvous ever latter had demanded the surrender of
since, until they got their men.
The overdue City of Seattle, has been 114 in the shade, and 156 in the sun.
ease. Much alarm is felt by the resi
the town, and the governor was at his
reported from Juneau, where she was
Cowboys and miners in Southern dents and business is at a standstill.
D e n ia l b y E z e t a .
w its’ end. Just then the Yolumnia
towed by the Cottage
City. The Arizona and New Mexico, have organ The natives believe the plague is a visi
Oakland, Cal., Jan. 31.— Carlos
Seattle’ s delay was caused by the ized and are preparing to invade the tation of providence, and that it is Ezeta, ex-president of San Salvador, was sighted. The wily governor saw
his chance to make a bluff. So he sent
breaking of her propeller.
state of Sonora, M exico, to avenge the wrong to take means to check it.
has returned to his home here after a a defiant message to the revolutionists,
The transport Pennsylvania, which murder of the six American pros
trip of four months’ duration to Mex and told them that the steamer off port
At Pomeroy last week 81 horses were ico. It was reported at the time of his was bringing 500 government troops.
sails from San Francisco, w ill carry pectors by Mexican soldiers under Gen-
funds for paying off the United States eral Torres. They w ill fight against duly inspected, and purchased by the departure that he proposed to regain his The trick succeeded, and the rebels
troops now in the Philippines. About j the Mexican troops for the independ- government. About as many were re lost power if possible, but he denies abandoned their purpose to capture
$1,250,000 w ill be taken.
,ence of Sonora and the Yaaui nation.
that such was his intention.
K NEWS OE EHE WEEK
Buller’s Forces Have Re-