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"IT'S A COLD DAY WHEN WE GET LEFT."
HOOD 1UVER, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 181)9.
HooDjWERGLAC I ER !
Published Every Friday by
8. F. BLYTHE.
Terms of subscription- Sl.M a year wh-en paid
The mull arrives from Mt. Hood at 10 o'olnrk
t in. Wednesdays and Saturdays; depai la the
tauie days at noon.
Fur Cbunoweth, leaves at S a. m. Tuesday.
Thursdays and Saturday; arrive at i p m.
For U hite Salmon leave daily at 1:311 p. in.;
arrives at iv.i p. in.
From White salmon leave for Fulda, Gilmer,
Trout Lake and Ulcuwuod Muudaj a, Wednes
day and Friday.
Al'REL KKRKKAII DH.GRF.E I.OiHiF.. No.
J 87, I. 0. O. F. Meet II l si and third Moll
aya In each month.
II. J. HiaeaaD, N. 3.
J. II. Fk(;ison, Secretary.
flANBY HOST, No. 18, 0. A. R. -Meets at A.
j O. U. W. Halt rirnl Saturday of eat h mumh
at 2 o'clock p. m. All 0. A. 11. member lu
vllt'd to meet with us.
I). O. HILL, Commander
T. J. Cunning, Adjutaut.
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p. m. Mm. li. P. Crowkll, President,
Mas. I'RftPi.a t'Ksa, Secretary.
HOOD RIVKR I.OIMiK, No. 105, A. F and A,
M.Meta Saturday evening on or before
cui h full moon. H F. Davidson, W, M.
1). McDonald, Secretary.
UOOD RIVER CHAPTER, No. 27, R. A. M -Meeta
third Friday ulht of each month.
K. L. Smith. 11 P.
0. F. Williams, Secretary.
HOOD RIVER CHAPTER, No. 23, O. E. 8.
Meets Salurdav after each full moon.
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(1. R. William, Secretary.
Ol.hTA A8SEMDLY, No. IDS, United Artlaana.
Meets second and fourth Monday night"
f each nioutn at Fraternity hall. B other
and sisters cordially Invited to meet with ua.
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8. S. GhaT, Secretary.
W ACCOM A I.OIHiE, No. SO, K. of P -Mcett
In A O I) W. ball every Tuesday nirhl
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H. L. Howl, K.corder.
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ft. J. Hibbard, Secretary.
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left at the office or realUoucu will be promptly
JOHN LELAND HENDERSON
ATTORNKY-AT-LAW, ABSTRACTER, NO
TARY PUBLIC and REAL
For 21 yeara a realdent of Oregon and Wash
ington. Uai had many year experience In
Reul Estate mattera, aa ariHltBCter, searcher ol
title, and agent, fcati.lactluu guaranteed ur 00
J F. WATT, M. D.
Surgeon for 0. R. & N. Co. la especially
equipped to treat catarrh of uoae and tluoat
and diMeanea of women.
hpectal terms lor ollice treatment of chronic
Telephune, office, .1.1, residence, 31.
IlARRIKON Droi., Propk.
FLOUR, FEED AND ALL CEREALS
Ground and manufactured.
Whole Wheat Graham a anecialty. Custom
frindln done every Hatunlay. Loir I lilt the
mikv H'.miii additional daya will be lueutione
III the local coluiuna.
DOIID KIVER, OIIKOON.
II. PICK ARD
PAINTER AND DECORATOR
HOOD ItlVKK. OK.
House palntlne. hard oil Hnlshlnn. Gralnlnn,
pafier hanging-, kalsoininiutt, eto. Thirty ycari,'
experience. tiiiaranteeM aalisfactory reHiiltH or
no pay. Estimate giatla. Leave ordura at Gla
JTCONOMY SHOE 6II0P.
Men'i half loles, hand (ticked, $1;
nailml, beat, 75c; second, 50c; third, 40c.
l adies' hand stitched, 76c; nailed, beet,
Mo; second, 35. Best stock and work
in Hood Kiver. C. WELDS, Trop.
THE KLONDIKE CONFECTIONERY
Is the place to get the latest and best in
Confectioneries, Candies, Nuts, Tobacco,
....ICE CREAM PARLORS....
W. B. COLE, Prop.
Grant Evans Proprietor.
ROOD RIVKR, OR.
JyJT. HOOD SAW MILLS
Tomlissos Bros, Props.
FIR AND PINE LUMBER.
Of the best quality alwas on hand at
prices to suit the times.
I OB PRINTING.
For Bill HeadB. I-etter Heads, Envel
opes, Cards, Circulars, Final 1 Posters,
Milk Tickets, Programmes, Ball Tickets,
Legal Blanks, etc., come to the
(J LACIER JOB OFFICE.
Area ted and deodorized, 5 rents a
quart. F. . BUTTON.
DALLAS & SPANG LEIi,
lardware, Steves and Tinware
Kitchen Furniture, numbers'
Goods, Pruning Tools, Etc
W lmv a new and rnmnlete stock
of hardware, stores aud ti aware, to
which we will keep coufctantiy adding.
Our prices will coutiuue to be as low at
ICPi!B!l8 TIIW.SE I SfE.lllTY.
EVENTS OF THE DAI
Epitome of the TelegraphU
News of the World.
TERSE TICKS FKOM THE WIRES
Aa Intereetlne; Collection of Iteme Frn
the) Two Heiiilapheree I'reaentwd
la a Condonaed Form.
Emperor William is on a visit to
A hig strike for an eight-hour day If
anticipated iu Cuba.
A reuimeut of Canadians demire to be
sent to South, Africa iu the cveut of wai
w ith the Boers.
Chocks for $5,000,000 have been is
sued by the government for the antici
Mttcd October intercut.
The permanent organization of the
American Hide & Leather Com pant
was effected in New York.
The Crown cotton mills, of Dalton,
Ga., has established a world's record
by paying a dividend of 83 per cent.
The state grain commission of Wash
ington has reaffirmed the grades adopt'
ed last year, and made them permanent.
The navy department has diret'ter
that the Eagle and Yankee be accepted
at the Portsmouth navy yard by Octo
The navy department has awarded
the contract for building the Ports
mouth dock to John Fierce, of Nen
York, at $1,890,000.
Relics of Spanish rule in Cuba are U
be disiosed of. The projierty of Cu
bans that was confiscated by the Span
iards will be returned.
The insurgent leader, General de
Castro, is making much progress in
Venezuela. He is following the course
pursued by the revolutionists in 1893.
A passenger train collided with a
freight train 18 miles southeast of Kan
sas City. Four people were killed and
four others more or less seriously in
jured. News has been received fiom Alaska
to the effect that the front of the Tak
glacier was shattered by a recent earth
quake. Thousands of tons of ice were
precipitated into the soa.
The master of the Norwegian cutter
Martha, reports that on September 9,
on the north coast of King Chalres is
land, he picked up an anchor and buoy
marked "Andree Polar Expedition."
It is probable that after the first of
the coming year railroad employes will
have to pay fare when traveling over
any but their own lines. Influential
shippers will also be obliged to pur
chase thoir tickets.
The steamer Kohn Maru foundered
in a typhoon off the Japanese coast,
going to the bottom like a Btone. She
liad 50 passengers on board, the major
ity being women and children. Twelve
of these were drowned and two fatally
Captain Dreyfus has been pardoned
by the council of ministers.
Colonel John Miley, inspector-general
of volunteers, is dead at Manila.
Hawaii will endeavor to secure set
tlers from northern Italy and Sweden.
Mark I anna says it would be more
than disgrace for us to sell the Phillip
pines. At a lumber yard fire in Los Angeles
three men were injured, two of them
One battalion of the Thirty-fifth will
sail from Portland on the Elder within
Scheurer Kestner, chief exponent of
the cause of Dreyfus, died on the day
the captain was pardoned.
A prominent Filipino has approached
General McArthur in the matter of
releasing the American prisoners.
The empress dowager of China is
said to be seriously ill and Earl Li
Hung Chang has been recalled to
President Krugor has been informed
that the will receive no help from Ger
many in the event of war with Great
Lalior unions have ordered all work
in connection with the Chicago fall fes
tival stopped until an agreement is
After a six weeks' siege Jules Guer
in, the French anti-Semitic agitator,
surrendered when the army was about
to attack his fort.
Mrs. Mary Brooks, who hRS been in
a Michigan prison for 23 years has been
pardoned. She immediately married
the man who had her convicted.
Representative Dalzell, of Pennsyl
vania, says that both the senate and
house will present bills in regard to
currency legislation at the next session
C. N. Peck, a prominent farmer liv
ing near Lexington, Morrow county,
Oregon, died from hemorrhage of tht
lungs. The neighbors thought he had
smallpox, became frightened and re
fused to bury him, and two physicians
performed the task unaided.
Frank H. Burford, a 15-year-old boy,
has been admitted to the bar in Guth
rie, O T.
Two divinity students are working
their way through Yale by doing job
printing. The narie of the firm is
Clark Sc Watkins.
At the coming session of congress
Hawaii will be represented by William
O. Smith, formerly attorney general
of that count i y. He will be appointed
by President Dole.
The United StaU-s cruiser Olympia,
With Admiral Dewey on board, has ar
rived at New York.
The Kearsarge made 17 knots in her
Otis wil hold Subig as a base of op
The local revolution in Argentina
has been quelled.
The Dakota lioys will be entertained
by the people of Portland.
Lopez and 64 followers surrendered
to Byrnes at Negros island.
Vice-President Hobart is ill, and
may not again preside in the senate.
The remaining six companies of Mon
tana volunteers have arrived in San
Otis' Chinese exclusion act is caus
ing considerable uneasiness in diplo
Three new cases, making 21 so far
and 6 deaths is the yellow fever report
from New Orleans.
More bubonic plague is reported at
Alexandria. There are four new cases
at Sparta, Portugal.
The large Dungeness coal mine in
West Virginia, which has been lying
idle for two years, has resumed.
A relief expedition has been sent by
the mounted police to Mackenzie trail,
where great suffering is said to pre
Dewey's ships are in need of repairs,
and several million dollars will be
spent in overhauling and remodeling
Mrs. Steinheider, of Dorchester,
Neb., ended her life by winding wil
low withes around her throat until she
succeeded iu strangling herself.
The insurgents have captured the
United States gunlwat Uradenta, in
the Orani river, where she was patrol
ing. One officer, an Oregon boy, and
nine of her crew are missing. The Pe
trel reports that the Urditneta was
burned by the Fhliipinos and her guns
and ammunition taken.
William Bonuey, a noted explorer,
is dead at London.
At Key West Sunday 80 new cases of
yellow fever and two deaths were re
ported. As a result of religious riots, Ferroll,
Spain, has been proclaimed under mar
The plant of the American Tin-Plate
company, at Atlanta, Ind., was de
stroyed by fire; loss, $150,000.
Friends of General Maximo Gomez
say they will push the old patriot for
ward in the coming Cuban elections.
The steamers City of Seattle and Cot
tage City, which have arrived from
Alaska, had a combined cargo of $500,
000. A French paper says that Colonel
Jouanste, president of the Rennes court
martial, voted for the acquittal of
The district of Adien, in Asia Minor,
was visited by an earthquake, and ac
cording to the latest advices over 200
Between 8,000 and 4,000 marine en
gineers on the Great Lakes threaten a
strike unless their demand for a 12)4
per cent advance is met.
The Colombian government has'is-
sued a decree closing her ports to ships
having the bulnmio plague on board,
arriving from infected ports.
Dispatches from Johannesburg re
port a complete dislocation of the Rand
mining industry, uhe exodus con
tinues and all the mines are closing.
The excitement of meeting his chil
dren has produced a serious reaction
in the condition of Dreyfus, and it is
feared that it may be necessary to send
him to Malta or Madeira.
Congressman Hawley, representing
American capitalists, has purchased a
large sugar estate in Cuba, in the prov
ince of Alatanzas. A million and a
half will be expended in improving it.
"Big Dan" Dougherty, a "notorious
bankrobber and murderer, who has
been serving a sentence in Manchester,
England, has been pardoned and is
thought to have started for this country,
Official reports of two unities be
tween the Mexicans and Yaquis have
reached Los Angeles. The Mexicans
were victorious in both engagements,
but- suffered considerable loss. Wai
is proceeding, despite the official an-
noncement of suspension of hostilities
Daniel Lamont's private fortune it
now aid to reaoh $5,000,000.
The navy department has taken steps
for the opening of a naval recruiting
station at Buffalo, N. Y.
The queen tegent of Spain has signed
a decree calling out 60,000 men of the
1S99 class for military service.
Alexander Henderson, of Syracuse,
has acted as pall bearer at the funeral
' of 173 of his friends during the last 60
BOMBARD THE REBELS
Navy Destroys Works on the
Bay of Subig.
TOWN OF 0LANGAP0 RIDDLED
Krapp Cannon Which the In. urgent.
Were Working Wai lllowu Va
by Landing Part,
Manila, Sept. 20. The cruiser
Charleston, the monitor Monterey an.l
the guulioats Concord anil Zitfiro, with
the marines and bluejackets from the
cruiser Baltimore, left Cavite f-eptem-ber
19, and, as ultjaidy cabled, pro
ceeded to Subig 'bay to destroy an in
surgent cannon the!?
Owing to the bud weather, the opera
tion was postponed until yesterday,
when the wart-hips for three hours bom
barded the town of Olangapo and the
entrenchments where the gun was situ
ated. Men from the Charleston, Con
cord and Zafiro were then landed un
der a heavy insurgent fire, proceeding
to the cannon, which was utterly de
stroyed by guncotton, aud then re
turned to the warships. The Ameri
cans had one man wounded during the
While waiting in Suing bay for bet
ter weather, the Americans descried
Filipino reinforcements moving toward
Olangapo. At 6:40 A. M. yesterday
the Monterey began to advance upon
the town, which was about three miles
east of the monitor's anchorage. The
Chalreston, Concord and Zafiro fol
lowed. At 7:20 the Monterey opened
fire with her secondary and main bat
teries; the Charleston and Concord join
ing immediately. At 7:30 the insur
gent cannon answered the first shot
passing close to the Monterey's smoKe-
stack. The gun was fired twice only.
The American bombarding then be
came general. At 9:30 the Monterey
advanced to a range of 600 yards, using
her main battery. Two hundred and
fifty men were landed about 800 yards
east of the cannon at 11 o'clock, under
a severe Mauser fire.
The men from the Charleston were
the first to reach the beach, but the
Concord's men were the first at the
gun, which they reached at 11:10.
The cannon was found to be a 18-cen
timeter Krupp gun, presumably ob
tained from the Spaniards. Meanwhile
the warships continued to shell the
shelving beach on the east and west
side to silence the insurgent fire upon
the sailors from the trenches skirting
the beach. '
Gunner Olsen exploded 60 pounds of
guncotton in three discharges in the
cannon, which had suffered from the
fire of the warships.
The Americans then feturned to the
boats, the firing inland being kept np
to protect the embarkation. The Con
cord's men were the last to leave the
shore and the warships were reached
Cadet Brinzer, w.ith the Concord's
launch, armed with a gatling, did ex
cellent work on the left of the landing
party. Captain Meyers, of the ma
rines, captured a mnzzle-loading field
piece. Lieutenant McDonald was in
command of the landing party, and the
movement was splendidly executed and
The numbers of the Filipinos there
could not be ascertained, and no dead
The Monterey fired for four hours
21 shots from her 10-inch guns, and 17
from her, 12-inch guns. The town,
which was riddled with shells, took fire
at several points.
STRUCK A REEF.
Transport I.eelenaw Kept Afloat
Working Her Pump. Steadily.
San Francisco, Sept. 20. The United
States transport Leelenaw came into
port today with the pumps steadily at
work to overcome the effect of a hole
in the ship's bottom. The Leelenaw
sailed for Manila September 2, with
a cargo of commissary stores and 200
horses for army use. After leaving this
port distemper was developed among
the horses, and so many of the animals
died that the Leelenaw put into Hono
lulu and landed there the commissary
storse and the surviving horses. The
transport then started on. the return
trip to. this city.
During the three days prior 'to reach
ing this port, so tftick and constant was
the fog that no observations could be
taken, and, having lost her bearings,
the Leelenaw struck a reef near Mon-
tara, 20 miles south of this port, last
evening. She was for five hours stuck
fast on the rocks, and when she finally
floated off at high tide it was found that
the jagged rock had torn a hole in her
It will be necessary for the Leelenaw
to go in drydock for a considerable
overhauling. In addition to the leak,
the vessel was badly strained by her
experience on the reef.
Lumber llarga Bank.
Chicago, Sept. 26. During a severe
wind and rain etorm this evening the
steam barge Cleveland, laden with 100,
000 feet of lumber, sank in the harbor
near the mutho of the Chicago river.
Captain Henry Davis and a crew of 11
men were rescued by tugs with consid
Tragedy In a Theater.
Chattanooga, Tenn., Sept. 25. Julia
Morrison, the leading lady of the 'Mr,
Plaster of Faris" farce-comedy com-
panv, shot and killed Frank Leiden,
stage manager and leading man of the
company, at 8 o'clock tonight, at the
City opera house, on the stage just be
fore the curtain rose for the perform
ance to begin. Three shots were fired
at clsoe ranire by the woman, all tak
ing effect in Leiden's head. He sank
to the ioor and was dead in a few min
SALEM MILL BURNED.
Loaa Buildings and Orala About
Salem, Or., Sept. 25. The mill and
elevator warehouse of the Salem Flour
ing Mills Company, located at the
corner of Commercial and Trade streets,
were destroyed by fire at 4 o'clock this
morning. The total loss is about
$150,000, a large part of which will
fall on fanners who had grain stored
at the mills. There was over 125,000
bushels of wheat stored in the build
ings, only about 25,000 bushels of
which belonged to the mill company.
The fire was caused by adust explo
sion near the cleaners on the third floor
of the mill, and it spread rapidly.
The insurance on the mill company's
buildings and machinery, which are
almost a total loss, is aliout $00,000,
while their value is placed at aliout
$75,000. Only about 80,000 bushels
oi the stored grain was insured; o the
loss to the owners is great. Consider
able of the grain not damaged 1y water,
it is thought, can be cleaned and sold
for about half price, and the mill com
pany will take immediate steps to save
all that possibly can be saved.
The mill, which was run as an in
dependent concern by men interested
in the Portland flouring mills, may
never be rebuilt, as the Portland Flour
ing Mills Company owns another mill
in Salem. The fire was one of thi
largest ever seen in Salem.
OUR HEAD IS TURNED.
8 Baya Goldwln Smith, Who Tlilnka
Dewey le Overestimated.
Toronto, Ont., Sept. 25. Goldwln
Smith, writing in a local paper, says:
"Nothing could show the extent to
which the head of Columbia has been
turned by the war moje than her ador
ation of the hero Dewey. What did
the hero Dewey and his comrades do?
They sat in almost perfect safety and
destroyed at long range a line of help
less tubs, with some hundreds of the
poor Spaniards who manned them,
and who alone had any opportunity of
showing heroism on tho occasion. So
perfectly socure did the Americans feel
that they adjourned to breakfast in the
middle of their sport. There was
among them a single casualty, and had
they all gone tiger hunting one casual
ty at least probably would have oc
curred. "For this, however, Dewey, is de
clared to be the equal of the great sea
men who oonquered in the terrible days
of Aboukir, Copenhagen, Trafalgar. If
he were so inclined he might probably
be elected president of the United
"Canada cannot possibly take part
in the celebration of Dewey's triumphs
without evidence of disoourtesy toward
Spain, a friendly nation, which has
done Canada no wrong. Spain, let it
be remembered, though deprived of her
Tiossessions in this hemisphere, is still
a Mediterranean power, decayed at
present, but capable of restoration.
The British government will hardly
thank the Canadian government for
making her an implacable enemy."
HOOTED OFF THE PLATFORM
Jerry Simpson's Pralae of Agulnaldo
Waa Too Much for We Hearer..
Kansas City, Sept. 25. A dispatch
to the Journal from Wichita, Kan.,
Ex-Congressman Jerry Simpson was
hooted off the platform here this even
ing while addressing a local G. A. li,
reunion. Mr. Simpson said:
"I glory in the spunk of Agninaldo's
men. They are simply fighting to re
gain the land the Catholics took from
them. A local paper has asked:' 'Who
Is John Brown's soul marching with
Otis or Agulnaldo?' I believe John
Brown's soul is marching with Agul
naldo." Mr. Sipmson said in substance that
he would rather be with Agulnaldo
than with General Otis. An old sol
dier in the audience rose and said' that
the speech was drifting too much into
politics. This was applauded and
greeted with cries of "Throw him out!"
and "Kick Simpson off the platform l"
Men and women arose and hissed, and
the men kept crying, "Put him outl"
Simpson appealed to the crowd to sit
down. "I am coming to my perora
tion," he said, although he had been
speaking only 15 minutes. Cries came,
"Take your peroration to Agulnaldo."
Simpson attempted to go on, but no
one could hear him 10 feet away. The
band struck np "The Star Spangled
Iianner," and Mr. Simpson left the
platform. Ills retirement was greeted
with prolonged cheers.
Edmonton Relief Expedition.
Seattle, Sept. 25. Moved at last by
the appeals of the relatives and friends
of the misguided men, so many of
whom met death or encountered hard
ships and sufferings almost beyond hu
man endurance, Canadian officials have
dispatched a relief expedition over the
Edmonton trail route. The rescuers
left Dawson early in September. It is
a splendidly equipped body, led by
Corporal Kervlng and Constable Boke.
The voyage will probably require seven
months. The expedition left Dawson,
going down the Yukon to the mouth of
Porcupine river. Thence the voyagers
go up the Porcupine to the postage of
Bell and West Kat rivers, where they
cross the mountains to the Pelly river,
thence portage to the Mackenzie and
down that stream to Fort McPherson.
Uncle Collie Got It.
San Francisco, Sept. 25. The Chron
icle says: Definite and reliable infor
mation sent to the Chronicle from the
East sets at rest the rumors about the
sale of the Crocker holdings of South
ern Pacific stock, and ends speculation
as to the purchaser. The Crocker
shares, numbering 840,000, and valued
approximately at $10,000,000, have
leen bought by a syndicate of which
C. P. Huntington was the promoter
and is the head, and of which tho
Speyers, of New York, art the bankara.
EID DRAWING NEAR
England Serves Notice of an
FORMER NEGOTIATIONS ARE OFF
Proposal! for Final Settlement of the
Is.uea Will Be Communicated
In a Later Dispatch.
London, Sept. 27. The officials of
the foreign office this evening gave out
the text of the letter of the secretary of
state for the colonies, Joseph Chamber
lain, to the British high commissioner
in South Africa, Sir Alfred MUner,
dated September 24. The British re
ply expresses regret that her majesty'
offer No. 5, of September 8, haa been
refused, and says:
"The object her majesty's govern
ment had in view in the recent nego
tiations has been stated in a manner
which cannot admit of misapprehen
sion, viz: To obtain such immediate
representation for Uitlanders as will
enable them to secure for themselves
that fair and just treatment which was
formally promised them in 1881, and
which her majesty intended to secure
for them when she granted privileges
oMself-government to the Transvaal.
N(7couditions less comprehensive than
those contained in the telegram of
September 8, can be relied on to effect
"The refusal of the South African
government to entertain the offer thus
made, coming, as it does, after four
moijthg of protracted negotiations,
closes five years of extended agitation,
and makes it useless further to pursue
discussion on the lines hitherto fol
lowed, and the Imperial government is
now compelled to consider the situa
tion afresh and to formulate its own
proposals for a final settlement of the
issues 'which have been created in
South Africa by the policy constantly
followed for many years by the govern
ment of the republio of Southl.Vfiica.
It will communicate the result of its
deliberations in a later dispatch."
A telegram received from Calcutta
announces the departure of the trans
port Chidhana for South Africa, and
the last transport for the Cape will
leave India tomorrow.
A special dlspacth from Pretoria says
that the members of the volksraad, be
lievini; that the British notes are in
tended to gain time for the concentra
tlon of troops, urge the government to
adjourn the raad immediately and to
send Great Britain a note declaring
that further mobilization will be re
garded as an unfriendly act. Trenches,
earthworks and sandbag defenses are
being erected in all the available ap
proaches to the capital.
Read In the Volksraad.
Pretoria, Sept. 27. The imperial
dispatch was read today in the volks
raad. President Kruger announced
that the reply of the government of the
South Afrcan republio would be pre
sented to the volksraad tomorrow.
Troops In the Natal.
DuTban, Natal, Sept. 27. Seven
hundred and fifty men of the Leicester
shire regiment, 750 of the Royal Dub
lin fusil leers, 200 mounted infantry
and the Eighteenth hussars have arrived
at Dundee from Lady smith.
rietermarltzburg, Natal, Sept. 27.
The troops that have been moved from
Ladysmith to Dundee will form a new
company at Glencoe, their places being
filled by others from India. The move
ment was executed so smartly and un
expectedly that the Boer spies were un
aware of it until it waa actually ac
complished. DISASTERS IN INDIA.
Earthquakes, Floods and Landslides
In Lower Himalayas.
Calcutta, Sept. 27. Eartquakes,
floods and terrible landslides occurred
at and near Darjeeling, in the lower
Himalayas, last night. Great damage
was done, and no fewer than 60 natives
perished. There was a rainfall of 28
inches in 88 hours. Three bad land
slides took place between Darjeeling
and Sonada, involving the trans-ship
ment of a railway train of passengers.
According to the latest reports, nine
European children and 20 natives were
lost between those two points. The
whole Calcutta road is blocked, and
the Paglajohre line has been seriously
About 100 acres of tea have been
destroyed from Jalapahai to Burchlll.
At the latter place some 3,000 feet of
water supply pipe has been ruined
The electric light plant has suffered
seriously, and the town is in darkness,
There is great fear of further rain.
A dispatch from Jalpaiguri, on the
river Teesta, 40 miles southeast of Dar
jeeling, says that a boat crossing the
Teesta with three Europeans and six
natives was swamped by the high
waves. The body of one of its occu
pants has been found 14 miles down
the river. It is reported that the
Euorpeans, Anderson, KuBter and
Whitman, jumped overboard. Their
fate is unknown. Search parties have
been sent to look for them.
More Than They Asked For.
Cleveland, Sept. 27. As a result of
a meeting of the executive committee
of the Lake Carriers' Association, held
this afternoon, the wages of nearly 16,
000 men employed on the vessels of the
Great Lakes will be raised from 10 to
20 per cent, beginning October 1
This includes 2,000 engineers, who de
manded an advance of 12 per cent,
and threatened to strike should it not
I be conceded. Instead of the 12 per
cent asked for by the engineers, they
. will receive an advance of 20 per cent.
LOPEZ HAS SURRENDERED.
Laid Dsns Hie Anna With Blsty-reur
Washington, Sept. 27. Two impor
tant di)wtchrs from Otis at Manila
were made public today by the war
department. They are as follows:
"Manila, Sept. 27. Adjutant-! Jen-
eral, Washington: General Hughes,
at Ho Ilo, reports that Lopez and 64
armed men surrendered to Byrnes, at
Castellano, Negros. An election was
held in that island Octolier 2. Fili
pinos sought a conference. The chief
insurgents of Painty wished to know
what promise could be given them In
case of formal submission. -. Thiry wero
told that no answer was possible until
they surrendered, and the force dis
"Manila, Sept. 27. Adjutant-Gen
eral, Washington: Bates returned
from Jolo on the 21st of September,
having placed garrisons at Slussl and
Bungham, in the Tawaii group, one
company at each place.
"Affairs in the archipelago are satis
factory. Bates saw chief of insurgents,
Zamlioanga, who is still anxious to re
ceive United States garrison on condi
tion of withdrawal should Aguinaldo
succeed iu Luzon. The proposition
was not entertained. Zamboanga is
having trouble with more Datos in the
vicinity, who have raised the United
States flag. Dato Cagayan, of. Sulu
islands, visited Jolo and gave adhesion,
and desired to raise the American flag
instead of the Spanish flag on the is
land. The Ameircan flag will be raised
there for the purpose of giving lx
months' notice iu order to'establislv lu
the archipelago customs regulations
under the protocol of 1885 between
Spain, Germany and Great Britain. '
Bates' report will be sent by mail.
CAPTURED BY REBELS.
American Gunboat and Crew In Fili
Manila, Sept. 27. It is reported
that the insurgents have captured the
United States gunboat Urdaneta, in
the Orani river, on the northwest side
of Manila bay, where she was patrol
ling. One officer and nine of crew
The gunboat Petrel, sent to investi
gate, returned and reported that the
Urdaneta was beached opposite the
town of Orani, on tho Orani river.
She was burned and the following guns
with their ammunition were captured:
One one-pounder, one Colt automatic
gun and one Nordenfeldt, 25 milimeter
gun. The crew of the Urdaneta are
prisoners, or have been killed, r urthei
details are lacking.
Woman's Work In England.
New York, Sept. 27. James O'Con-
nell, president of the International
Machinists, who had been a delegate to
the British trades congress meeting
held in Plymouth, England, spoke to
the Central Federated Union of his
experiences and observations at the
congress and among the working
classes in England. He did not have
a high opinion of them. The condi
tion of the English working men, wo
men and children, he said, was deplor
able. The difference of sex seemed to
be entirely lost sight of. He saw the
women going about in clogs, dressed in
men's clothes, in blacksmith and other
shops, wielding the sledge hammers
with the men.
Victoria, B. C, Sept. 27. News
reached here by the Cottage City that
a relief expedition has been sent by the
mounted police to the Mackenzie trail
where great suffering is said to prevail.
The last arrival from the Mackenzie
was an Australian named Edwardson,
who, after losing his supplies, was a
week without food. A prospecting ex
pedition which returned to Dawson
after 10 weeks on the upper Klondike,
Porcnplne and Stewart rivers, reports
that although colors are found there is
no gold on any of the creeks of these
Manila, Sept. 27. Two Englishmen
who had been held by the insurgents
since June, have arrived at Angeles,
They have reported that the Filipino
congress has resolved that 14 American
prisoners shall lie surrendered Wednes
day or Thursday. They have, how
ever, no information as to the where
aliouts of Captain Charles M. Rocke
feller, of the Nineteenth infantry, who
disappeared in ' April last, and from
whom nothing has been heard. They
assert that three Americans who were
captured by the rebels are acting as
officers in the insurgent army.
Americana Invade Germany.
Londoa, Sept 27 The Berlin corre
spondent of the Daily Mall, in a dis
patch dealing with the great increase
of American Iron and steel imports into
"I learn that the Garvin Machine
Company and the Nile tool works are
going to erect large plants in Berlin.
Other Important American concerns,
including the Buffalo Forge Company,
are expected to follow suit. There It
an average of 2,400 value of iron tools
alone imported weekly from New
Killed by Soda Fountain Explosion.
Vacaville, Cal., Sept. 23. By the
explosion of a soda fountain in a bakery
today, Karl Andler, an employe, was
killed. The proprietor, who was fill
ing the fountain, waa uninjured.
San Francisco, Sept. 27. The Idaho
and North Dakota volunteers were
mustered out of service of their coun
try at the Presidio today.
Explosion Killed Three Brothels.
Palmetto, Ga., Sept. 27. E. -P.
Hearn, J. P. Hearn and Henry Hearn,
brothers, were killed today by the ex
plosion of a stationary engine boiler in
a building owned by them. The ex
plosion was caused by letting colij
water into the boiler