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YMHILL 88111111 REPOBTEfl.
D. I. ASBUBY. Pabliahar.
^MTNTJVILLB .............. OREGON.
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An Interesting Collection of Items From the
Two Hemispheres Presented in i
A typhoon swept the Island of Guam,
killing hundreds of natives.
The dowager empress is trying to in
duce the emperor to return to Pekin.
The powers are debating on the wis
dom of sending an ultimatum to China.
The official vote ot Wisconsin fol
lows: Republican, 265,866: Demo
A laborer on a bridge near Grant's
Pas a was instantly killed in the ool-
lapse of the structure.
General Bates reports the capture of
83 Filipinos, six of whom murdered
eeveral persons last spring.
The Dutch of Cape Colony are be
coming restless and loyalists fear there
may aoon be an upiising.
The population of Oklahoma is 898,-
246, against 61,834 in 1890, an increase
of 336,411, or 44 per cent.
The population of South Dakota is
401,570, as against 328,80 in 1890, an
increase of 72,762, or 22.1 per cent.
The population of North Dakota is
819,416, as against 182,719 in 1890, an
increase of 186,427, or 74.6 per cent.
The population of Tennessee is
2.020,093, as against 1,767,18 in 1890,
an increase of 23,098, or 14.3 per cent.
The population of New Mexico is
195,210, as against 13,98 in 1890, an
increase of 41,717, or 27.1 per cent.
The United States auxiliary cruiser
"Yosemite sank in a typhoon at Guam,
November 5, drowning five of the crew.
The population of Idaho, as officially
announced, is 161,772, as against 84,-
885 in 1890, an increase of 77,387, or
91.7 per cent.
Two American privates were killed
and three wounded in an ambush of
ladrones near Maloloe, Luzon. The in
Bank robbers at Emden, Ill., com
pletely wrecked the Farmers’ bank
with dynamite and got away with
>3,000 to >4,000.
By an explosion of nitro-glycerine
at Leaserville, W. Va., 20 miles above
Wheeling, four lioys were killed and 14
wounded, of whom two will die.
The population of the state of Wash
ington as officially announced, is 518,-
103, as against 849,890 in 1890, an in-
ucrease of 168,913, or 48.2 per cent.
(longer has nut signed the I’ekin pro
Secretary Root has returned hom
Kruger visited the French govern
Palace guards have been sent to ar
rest Prince Tuan.
Colonel Denby may succeed Conger
as minister to China.
A conspiracy to assassinate Lord
Roberts was discovered in Johannes
Governor Geer has issued certificates
ot olection to Republican electors for
Heavy fogs preaviled on Puget
Found, causing many minor accidents
on both land and water.
The official vote for presidential elec
tors in New Jersey was: Republican,
221,791; Democrat, 164,808.
The population of Texas is 8,048,710,
■gainst 2,285,523 in 1890, an increase
of 818,187, or 36.3 per cent.
The population of Nebraska is 1,068,-
539, against 1,058,910 in 1890, an in
crease of 9,620, or .9 per cent.
Official returns show that the vote
for president in Iowa was: Republi
can, 807,818; Democrat, 209,466.
The population of North Carolina Is
1,808,810. as against 1,617,947 in 1890,
an increase of 275,868, or 17 |*r cent.
The Portland, Or., Chatnbet of Com
merce urges au appropiration of >4,.
000,000 for canal and locks at the
The population of Utah, as officially
• announced, is 276,749, as against 207,-
095 in 1890, an increase 68,844, or
83.1 per cent.
An Irrigation bill allowing more
than >1,090.000 to Oregon, Washing
ton and Idaho will be iutroduoed at
the coming session of congress.
Signor Marconi has practically solved
the question of oceau transmission by
wireless telegraphy, and will soon be
able to use bis system across the At
The population of Montana, as an
nounced by the United States census
bureau, is 243,329, as against 182,159
in 1890, an lucrease of 111,179, or
84.1 per cent. The population in 1889
was 89.159, showing an increase of
93,000, or 287.4 per cent, from 1880 to
Dr. Leopold Kahn, the Arctic ex
plorer, is certain that Lieutenant Peary
is wintering at Fort Conger.
The yellow Ixiok on Chinese affairs
published by the French foreign office
allows close relations between France
•nd the United States.
The will of Frank Williams, late of
Johnstown. Pa., makes a bequest ot
>190.000 to the I^high university st
south Bethlehem Pa., for the benefit of
8alem, Or., re-elected its reform mu
The ship subsidy bill will displace
the Philippine bill.
Kruger wept at Emperor William’s
refusal to meet him.
Five men were killed by the blowing
up of a power house in Chicago. *
The short session of the Fifty-sixth
:0Dgres8 was successfully opened.
Colorado game wardens arrested 16
Mormons who had killed 30 deer.
Robbers blew up a Silverton, Or.,
bank, but failed to get at the cash.
A strange woman is exciting the I’a-
pago Indiar« to be guided by their
Congressman Lacey and Senator Tel
ler are in favor of offering homes to the
Oscar L. Booze, a West Point cadet,
is dying from the effects of a burning
drink given him by hazers.
A drunken man was killed and his
body derailed a heavy locomotive on
the O. R. & N., near Hood River, Ore
Colonel John S. Williams, third au
ditor of the treasury under President
Cleveland, died at La Fayette, Ind.,
Rev. William Howard Day, D. P.,
general secretary of the A. M. E. Sec
ond church, disd at Harrisburg, Pa.,
aged 78 years.
Rev Patrick Feehan, archbishop of
the Catholic archdiocese of Chicago,
will retire from the active manage
ment of his office with the close of the
General W. L. White, ex-quarter
master-general of the Michigan Na
tionalguard, pleaded guilty to complic
ity in state miliatry clothing frauds,
and was sentenced to 19 years in prison.
John Baines, a constable, was mur
dered at Dallas, Tex., by burning. His
clothing had been saturated with tur
pentine and ignited. Both eyes were
burned out. John Chapman and Ed
Faulkner, saloon keepers, were arrest
ed, charged with the murder.
The Pacific cable committee has ac
cepted, on behalf of the government of
Great Britain, New South Wales,
Queensland and New Zealand, the bid
of the Telegraph Construction & Main
tenance Company, to make and lay a
cable from Vancouver to Queensland
and New Zealand, via Fanning, Fiji
and Norfolk islands, for £1,795,009,
the work to be finished by the end of
Boxers are active around Tien Tsin.
The Guam typhoon was the worst in
House Democrats will offer a new
Secretary Hay signed a canal treaty
The United States gunboat Monocacy
will winter at Taka.
The Chinese oourt has lost confidence
in Earl Li and Prince Ching.
Twelve hundred bolomen surrender
ed to the Americans at Vigau.
An Austrian field marshal criticises
the British army organization.
An American warship will make a
demonstration against Morocco.
Six men were drowned in a feny
boat disaster on Spokane river.
Texas’ vote for presidential electors
was: Bryan, 267,432; McKinley, 121,-
University of Oregon defeated Uni
versity of Washington in football by
43 to 9.
Fulton, Kentucky, was visited by a
tire which destroyd 20 establishments
and < uased a loss of >359,090.
A Sumpter, Or., miner was badly in
jured by the explosion of giant powder
which he placed on a stove to thaw
Fred W. Bnhsnell, for several years
city editor of the Misnea|>olis Tribune,
died at that city of cancer of the stom
The population of Indian Territory is
891,960, as against 190,163 in I860,
au increase of 211,775, or 117.5 per
The population of Wisconsin, as aff-
nouuced by theceusus bureau, is 2,069,-
949, as against 1,686,880 in 1890, au
increase of 882,142, or 22.6 per cent.
Two steamers collided on the riv«k
alaiut 20 miles above lluutington, W.
Va., sinking 80 coalboats containing
509,000 bushels of coal, entailing a loss
Advices from Australia state that
the volcano on Beach island, in the
New Britain group, has again become
active, causing a great upheaval on
land and sea. Many natives have beeu
The award of the Swiss government
in the Franco-Brasilian boundary dis
pute gives Brasil 147,000 square miles
of the contested territory.
gets about 8,000 square miles north of
the Tumuc Huemac range.
There are 400 cases of smallpox in
the city of Winona. Minn., aud to pre
vent its spread the public schools have
been closed and street-car companies
compelled to stop their cats at the
boundary of the infected district.
Unsatisfactory rate arrangement
with railroads may prevent the G. A.
R. encampment in Denver.
The man who built the city hall of
Denver is now selling cigars and tobac
co at a stand in the corridor of the
Colonel Benjamin West Blanchard,
once one of the most widely known
railroad men in the country, died at
bis residence in Washington, aged 74
RICH STRIKE IN ALASKA.
GAVE UP THEIR ARMS.
Large Vein ot Fine Ore Discovered in the Atlis
Four hundred British Surrendered to the Boers
District—Other Rich Finds.
— Relief Came Too Late.
London, Dec. 8.—Lord Roberts ca
Boat Capsized and Four Lives bled from Johannesburg, under date of
ACCIDENT OCCURS ON SPOKANE
Th« Passtngen Numbered Eighteen, Five ol
in Swimming t >
Spokane, Dec. 3.—Four lives were
lost here this evening by the capsizing
of a current ferry boat in the Spokane
river. The ferrjf is about two miles
down the river. It was crossing the
stream with 18 woikmen, who had
ended their day's work in a construc
tion camp near the Great Northern’s
bridge. The men crowded to the bow
and it it was swamped. All the men
were thrown in the cold water. Five
swam to shore and the others climbed
on the capsized boat. The waves
ran high and washed four of them to
When the ferry capsized a man
started oft in a skiff to the rescue.
Some of the men who witnessed the
accident say he picked up one of the
men in the water, but neither the res
cuer nor the skiff has since been seen.
It was probably carried down the rap
ids, and it is possible thut the two
men have reached shore some distance
down stream. Another account says
the boat was swamped by a large log.
General McArthur Confirms Sentences of Hang
ing Passed Upon Four Natives.
Wednesday, November 39:
"The Dewetsdorp garrison of two
gnus of the Sixty-eighth field battery,
with detachments of the Gloucester
shire regiment, the Highland light in
fantry and the Irish rifles, 409 in all,
surrendered at 5t45 P. M., November
89. Our losses were 15 men killed and
42 wounded, including Major Hansen
and Captain Digby. The enemy is
said to the 2,909 strong. Four hundred
men were dispatched from Edenburg
to relieve Dewetsdorp, but they did not
succeed in reaching there in time.
Knox joined this force aud found De
wetsdorp 3vacuated. Seventy-five sick
and wounded had been left there.
Knox puisued, and is reported to have
successfully engaged Steyn and Dewet
near Vaal Bank. They retired west
failed to get through, so 1 have no de
European Canals Will Employ Electric Moton
New York, Dec. 8.—Mr. Hawley,
who has been comissioned by American
interests to advocate the principle of
electric propulsion foi canals, has re
turned to London from the continent,
says the Tribune’s London correspond
ent. He reports that plans for elec
tric canal service have been adopted
in Belgium and Holland, and that the
waterways of those countries will be
equipped with motors similar to those
proposed for operation on the Erie ca
nal. These motors will be provided
by an American company, and the en
tire system of electric propulsion oi
canal boats will be introduced from the
Mr. Hawley asserts that in France a
bill has been prepared for the intro
duction of the same system of canals
in that country. He expects that elec
tric motors lor French canals will be
ordered from the United States.
Manila, Dec. 3.—General MacArthur
has confirmed the sentences of hanging
passed upon four natives recently
convicted of murder at Lingayeu. The
condemned were members of the
“Guardia de Honor,’’ a band of assas
sins whose victims were kidnapped and
boloed. They will be hanged Decem
The transport Indiana, which went
OUTLAWS RUN DOWN.
ashore on the Isla de i’olillo, off the
east coast of Luzon, was successfully
floated, and airived at Binangoan Sound The Career of the Breedlong Blacks in Australis
short of coal. She transferred to the
Is Finally Ended.
transport Pennsylvania the contingent
Vancouver, B. C., Dec. 3.—The
of the Twenty-second infantry and the
supplies destined for Baler, and then steamer Warrimoo, from Australia,
proceeded for Neuva Caceres, South brings news of the finish of the Breed-
long Blacks, Joe and Jimmy Governor.
After committing 109 crimes in 199
days, including nine minders, theii
Guam Needs Help.
camp in the bush was surrounded by
Washington, Dec. 3.—The navy de squatters, who watched all night, and
partment has received the following in the morning demanded thesurrendei
cablegram from Admiral Reiuey:
of the notorious outlaws. The blacks,
“Cavite, Dec*. 3.—Official report suprrised, started to run, and the
from Guam just received. Following squatters fired, killing Joe and wound
men drowned: Joseph Anderson, coal- ing Jimmy Governor. The latter was
pasBer; Jacob Le Roy Mahaffey, ap siibseqently delivered by the squatters
prentice, first-class; GeOrge Auhel, to the posse of constables who took him
seaman; William Frederick Davis,
fireman, first-class; Frank Swanson, to the nearest hospital, where his re
coxswain. Two bodies recovered were covery is being awaited by the author
danger of starvation. Asks for 65,900
Hard Fight Near Luchoff.
pounds flour, 30,009 biscuit, 1,000
Orange River, Dec. 3.—The Henog
sugar, 2,000 salt pork, 20,000 rice, all
for destitute natives. Shall I send by commando, 509 strong, holding s>
our crusier? Brutus took ample stores splendid position on a range of precipi
tous kopjes near the village of Lucboff,
fer the piesent. Newark, Guam.
completely barring the British advance,
attacked Colonel Henry Hamilton Set
tle's column Alter five hours’ hard
Chief of Police of Manila.
St. Louis, Dec. 8.—The Post-Dis fighting the Boers were expelled from
patch today says: “Chief of Police the position, losing heavily. The Brit
John W. Capmbell, of St. Louis, has ish losses were small, owing to the
been offered the position of chief of fact that the British adopted Boer
police of Manila under the civil govern methods of taking cover. Colonel Set
ment now in the course of formation, tle occuppied Luchoff, and learned that
899 horses had passed through for
and has accepted.”
Dewet, who is reported to be in the
neighborhood. The Boer commander
THE DEAD NUMBER 18.
openly boasted In the village of having
shot 200 natives for sympathizing with
Growing List of Victims of the San Francisco the British.
Accident- Dead All Identified.
San Francisco, Dec. 3.—The terri
ble accident of Thursday, resulting in
the death ot 18 persons and the injury
of four times as many more, has cast
a gloom over the city. About the
morgue today there have been crowds
of anxious inquirers, relatives and
friendii of those who are known to have
been victims of the accident. The
dead have all been identified. The
coroner’s jury will be taken to view
the remains and will also visit the
scene of the tragedv. Until all the
dead have been viewed by the jury,
none of the remains will be permitted
to be taken away from the morgue.
All the hospitals are crowded with the
maimed and injured and a large staff of
physicians and nurses is at work.
Daly's Horses to Be Sold.
New York, Dec. 3.—The executors
of Marcus Daly's estate will sell Mr.
Daly's stable of thoroughbreds and
breeding horses as soon as possible.
These horses cost Mr. Daly over >600,-
900. Among the stallions are Ham
burg, Tammany, Bathampton, lsidor,
Ogden and Inverness. Over 109 brood
mares will be sold.
Hawsiian Land Leases.
Honolulu, Nov. 21.—The Repbnlican
of today says: “Within 30 days.suits
will be filed on behalf of the United
States to set aside all grants, sales and
leases of public lands made by the ter
ritorial government of Hawaii since
July 14, 1900 The Republican is in a
position to state this as an absolute
fact, despite the statement sent out
from Washington to the effect that the
department^ of justice denied that At
torney-General Griggs had instructed
District Attorney Baird to institute
suits -to set aside all grants, sales,
franchises and leases in Hawaii granted
since September 28, 1899.”
Supplies for Guam.
Washingotn. Dec. 5.—The navy de
partment has made arrangements to
send a supply of lumber, nails, etc., to
Guam on the brig ¡Spreckels, which
will leave San Francisco the 6th inst.
with naval stores tor Manila. The
material is for the purpose of repairing
the damage done at Guam by the ty
phoon. The supplies are sent in re
sponse to a requisition from Admiral
Remey. Fnither supplies will be for
warded by the transport scheduled to
leave the 15th inst.
Aleva Escaped the Typhoon.
Washington, Dec. 5.—Admiral Re
mey has informed the navy department
of the movements of the General A lava,
over which vessel some uneasiness had
been felt, as it was thought she would
encounter the Guam typhoon on her
way over front that island to Cavite.
The General Alava left Guam Novem
ber 26 aud arrived safely at Cavite yes
terday with a detachment of marines
and some of the Yosemitie's officers.
San Diego Coaling Station.
San Diego, Cal., Dec. 5.—Admiral
R. B. Bradford arrived here today, ac
companied by Captain J. J. Meiler,
United States army, to decide upon a
site for the government coaling station
in the harbor. Admiral Bradford says
the station will have a capacity of
2,590 tons, but it will be designed to
increase that capacity as occasion de
Ingleside Track Sold.
San Francisco, Dec. 5.—As a result
of a meeting of prominent turfmen held
today. Edward Corrigan, Joseph Ull
man and their associates in vtbe West
ern Turf Association, have sold ont
their interests in the Ingleside track to
Cincinnati, Dec. 3.—Robert Win- the San Francisco Jockey Club.
•tel, assistant bookkeeper of the
The Abbott Sold.
wrecked German National bank of New
Dec. 3.—At the Fasig-
port, Ky., was arrested in this city at
a late hour last night, charged with Tipton auction sales ot fine horses to
being an accomplice of Frank Brown, day. The Abbott, holder of tho world's
who was short >196,009 in his ac trotting record, 2:03 4, was sold for
counts. Winstel was taken to Newport >26,500. The purchaser was Fire Com
• nd locked up, bail being refused. missioner John J. Scannell, of New
Brown ha» not yet been apprehended. York.
Fatal Train Wreck.
Sacramento, Cal.. Dec. 3.—The
official figures on the presidential elec
tion for California, as compiled by the
secretary of state, give McKinley 164,-
765. Bryan 124.985, Woolley 5,204.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Dec. 3.—Official
returns show the result of the election
in Wyoming to have been as follows:
McKinley, 14,482; Bryan, 10,164; Mo-
Kinley's plurality, 4,318.
Prine« Tuan's Rebellion.
Shanghai, Dec. 3.—A niisaionaiy in
the province of Kttng Su reports that
19,009 of the troops of General Tung
Fu Hsiang entered that province and
joined Prince Tuan's rebellion against
the emperor. .General Tung has been
obtaining supplies of the viceroy of
Sse Chuen. The governor of Shan Si
has wired a request to the Wu Chang
viceroy to send him without delay eight
quick-firing guns, and the viceroy has
ordered the guns to 1« sent.
Tacoma, Deo. 5.— Excellent mining
Day Given Up to Reading of th« reports have come from Alaska. The
richest quartz ledge ever found in the
Atlin district has been uncovered on
the Gleaner group, on Taku Arm.
David von Cramer has reached Skag
THE ATTENDANCE WAS A LARGE ONE way with samples of the ore, tn which
free gold is plentiful. He says the
ledge is 18 feet wide, and that it con
Early Adjournment Taken Out of Respect to tains a streak of wonderfully rich ore.
Two and one-half ounces from this
Late Senators Davis and Geer and Repre
streak, pounded in a mortar, yielded
sentatives Daly and Hoffecker.
nearly >1.50 in gold. The owners de
clare that half a ton of picked ore will
Washington, Dec. 4.—In the senate yield over >12,000.
yesterday, the work of the short ses
sion of the 56th congress was success
White Horse Region.
fully launched. It hid been the pur
Charles A. Griston, of White Horse,
pose ot the senate to announce the brings news that the number of men at
death of Seratois Gaar, of Iowa, and work on the coppei mines there has
Davis, of Minnesota, after assembling, been doubled Binee the completion of
and then to adjourn and to receive the the White Pass Railroad to White
message of the president Tuesday, but Horse. The ore of the district is very
as this had been announced by the rich, and there seems to be no end to
leaders of both branches of congress to it. The belt so far discovered is about
be a “business session,” it was deter 14 miles long by two miles wide, and
mined to receive the message and thus equally rich ore is found in all parts of
gain one day in a session in which that the belt. The assayB run as high as 72
much time may be of immense import per cent copper, >20 in gold and 14 to
15 ounces in silver.
Aside fiom the reading of the mes including the Copper King and War
sage and the administrating of the oath Eagle, will ship ore this winter, send
of office to William B. Dillingham, the ing it by sleighs to the railroad.
new senator from Vermont, who suc
ceeds the late Justin S. Morrill, no
The Treadwell Mine.
busineRB was transacted. The other
The official report of the Treadwell
new member of the body, ex-Represen mine, at Juneau, for year ending May,
tative John C. Dolliver, who succeeds shows that during the year 557,959
tlie late Senator Gear, of Iowa, was tons of ore were mined, and bullion was
piesent throughout the session, but his sold to the amount of >1,153,868, or
credentials were not presented and lie an average on the ore crushed of >2.06
was not sworn in. These formalities a ton. The year’B working profit was
will be complied with, now that the >673,901, and four dividends were
senate has been officially informed of paid, amounting to >300,000, or 6 per
the deah of Senator Gear.
cent upon the capital stock. The aver
age expense was a triHe over 86 cents a
Opening in the House.
ton, leaving a net working profit of
Washington, Dec. 4.—The opening >1.20 a ton. The ore now in sight is
session in the house was brilliant, but estimated at over 4,000,000 tons.
not exciting. There were the usual
throngs in the galleries and the usual
Mines at Cook Inlet.
display of floral pieces on the\floor, but
A letter from Cook Inlet says that
the proceedings were purely formal, the richest placer known in the district
consisting of the rapping to order by was found last month
the speaker, praver by the chapliu, the took from his Canyon Creek claim
roll call of members, the appointment gravel giving >40 per pan. Two men
of the formal committee to wait on the working on Lyons creek, cut through a
president, aud the reception and the bar averaging >20 per man. In two
reading of the piesident’s message. weeks, they took out about >1500,
Despite the fact that a great presiden worth of gold. Two weeks ago mining
tial campaign had concluded within a operations in the district were suspend
month, the beet of feeling seemed to ed for the winter.
prevail between victors and vanquished.
A rich strike has been made on the
The reading of the message, which Monte Carlo, Index district, Washing
naturally was the feature of the day, ton. At a depth of 320 feet, the tunnel
occupied over two hours. It was lis encountered a vein of gray copper
tened to with respectful interest by yielding values of nearly >100 per ton
both sides. The deaths of the late in gold aud silver.
Representatives Daly, of New Jersey,
and Hoffecker, of Delaware, and Sen
KRUGER IS SNUBBED.
ators Daivs, of Minnesota, and Gear, of
Iowa, were announced, and as a further
mark of respect to their memory, the Emperor William Will Not Receive Him—Al
house adjourned until tomorrow.
leges Prior Engagements.
Conspirators Blown Up.
Tittsburg. Dec. 3—A Morgantown,
W. V., special says: State Mine In
spector Janies W. Paul, of West Vir
ginia. savs the recent mine disaster at
Berryville. in which 14 lives were lost,
was due to a conspiracy to kill the
foreman of the mine. The conspira
tors, after lighting the fuse, stood at the
entrance of the mine, bnt the force of
the explosion was greater than tiey
expected and they were also killed.
Winnemucca, Nev. Dec. 3.—West
bound freight train No. 20 was wrecked
here this evening and a fireman in
stantly killed. The two engines pull
ing the train jumped ths track at a
Berlin, Dec. 5.—A dispatch from
Count von Waldersee, under date of
December 1, says that after hoisting
the German Hag at the Ming tombs and
punishing several neighboring village«
lor the murder of Christians, the late
Colonel Yorck’s detachment, com
manded by General Galy, returned to
Pekin. The Kalgan expedition was
Chiuese r^ulars were driven in wild
Hight from the province of Chi Li to
The remains of Colonel
Yorck have arrived at Pekin.
Berlin, Dec. 5.—Mr. Kruger has
abandoned hie proposed visit to Berlin,
ow ing to the receipt of an official inti
mation that Emperor William regrets
that, in consequence of previous ar
rangements, he will be unable to re
ceive him. The Boer statesman, will
therefore, proceed direct from Cologne
to Holland. He telegraphed to this
effect this afternoon.
The Cologne Gazette in an inspired
“Mr. Kruger’s visit is not disagree
able to Germany, his aim being to ob
tain intervention in South Africa. It
would be a grave political mistake—it
would be even a great crime—to allow
him to entertain even a spark of hope
that Germany will render him any
practical support.” This declaration
is accompanied with reproaches, Mr.
Kruger being charged with “having
encouraged a useless guerrilla warfare
and having disregarded Germany’s ad
vice when he might have still followed
The press generally strikes the same
TRAIN WRECK IN MEXICO.
Twelve Persons Were Killed and Sixty Others
San Antonio, Texas, Dec. 5. — Ed
ward Riscli, of this city, has just ar
rived with details of a terrible wreck of
two trains on the Mexican Central rail
way last Thursday, by which more
than a score of persons were killed and
60 injured, many of them fatally.
Both trains were running at 30 miles
an hour when they met in a valley be
tween two great hills 50 miles south of
Jimulcu, midway between the towns of
Tamanacha and Sytnon.
carried a construction crew of 150
men, and the other was a freight, made
up of 55 empty cars
and 40 cars were piled up in a mass of
debris 30 feet high, in which the dead
and wounded were buried. Two of the
train employes are Americans, and
they saved their lives by immediate
Hight, as in Mexico employes of a train
must suffer death if fatalities attach to
a trainwreck The survivors attempted
to lynch the Americans, but they
escaped and are supposed to have reach
ed United States territory.
$60,000 Brick Plant Destroyed.
Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 5.—The plant of
the Chattaboochie Brick Company was
destroyed bv tire today. Loes >60,000.
Awarded $700 in $20,000 Suit
Mitchell, 8. D., Dec. 5.—The jury
in the case of Editor McBride, who
sued 40 citizens of this place for >20,-
000 damages for th« destruction of his
newspaper plant nearly five years ago,
has returned a verdict awardng Mc
Bride >700 damage«. Of the 40 de
fendants, at least 10 were released
from the judgment. The plant was de-
etroyed by citizens who were offended
by articles that appeared in the newe-