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TnERErUBLTC: MONDAY. JANUARY 1. 1000.
TO-DAVS NEWS IN BRIEF.
Tho finance, bill nnd Quay's rase will
e onio up In the Semite, both probably this
It Is stnttsl authoritatively M tho Interior
Department th-it leises 113 cattle linJ la
tho Indian Territorv will not terminate to
day, but are renewable indefinitely.
Tile Increasing -nrp'us i-i Hi Treasury
gives rise to the bell.-f that tins natter will
l projected Into the presidential campaign.
Tho dlplnm illo i mirnrirw Letw-en the
U.iited States. Frenee and Groat Britain
over the extension of concessions near
Shanghai. China, has been settled to the
eatlsfaction of all cnccrneel
Tfco President will receive Cabinet mem
bers, army and navy e-UWrs. Senators.
IteDrcseatatives and the publle ge-nerally
to-day. in accordance vvlih the custom that
prevails at tho White House
rVom reports received at the Treasury
lately. It appear that tho tendency I
toward an increase In national banknote
The naval appropriation bill will bo taken
cp by the House committee havin.; U In
charge, the probable absence of Sir. Bou
telle. who Is ill. not liiU-rferins with the
work of the body.
Tho House baa no sjx-cial programme of
iHisiness fur this week, but a discU3lein of
the Philippine que--tlet may bo precipitat
ed by the liseus.-ion of Uindn-d matters of
The Treasure Bureau or Sta'istlc- 1-as
complied Information relative to the re
f rmrces o tho new American possessions.
APPEAL FOR BOERS.
Tic Compares Krugor's Ultimatum
Willi tho Dr-elarutinn of
A SIMPLE, CHRISTIAN PEOPLE.
Xi' York Congressman Pays That
He Will I'ig IHs ItVsolution
in 1 Iu House I'm l.oer
ijocal and sntunnAN.
In observance of the I p '3 decree, jnid
rrtgnt man was ceUbrit.'.i in Cntholio
chcrches to oorameirorate the opening of
ttto closing v ar of the ct ntury.
The Hlseauri-Ertlsii.i coir, r.nv did rot car
Ty out Its ultima. um f- -"hut on the cilr
electric light at mMnlpht en account of
the Municipal Asstnbly's failure to .nake
provision tor contrae.s
JTo light wag thrown or. tr- mystery of
Stella Jocelyn's idem!- S' e Is suppo-wl
to bo entitl-d to an e-i- and his g- re !,
to cor to try tr hue :ier filter parents
reveal her true name
A movement Is on fo t for tinted action
in the lending cities against bucket -hons.
Tno r.didate- for directors of the Mer
chants Exchange were pledged to co-operate.
Prperatlonit for the opening of Ute Poul
try Show to-day at the Coliseum were com
jjeted. "Facing the Future"" w- the n.Eject of
the Beverend E. Du.-kw rth's sermon at St.
James's Episcopal Church.
Tho Ilevcrcnd T. C Carlton preached at
Jifayc-tte Baptist Church on "Aly Best
"God's Danger Sir-nil" was the theme of
tto Beverend C. II Fatten at K:rst Con
TOCtor D. K. D i-iga-i at Cabar.ce Chris
tian Church preached on '"What to Forget "
Doctor Winchester occupied the pulpit at
Ascension Church and deliv re.l a -erinon
on "What the Nineteenth Century H-is
The Ethical Society held memorlil ser
vices to comraemora-e the opening of the
last tear of the century. Gencal Noble raid
Charles NajreJ spoke
Police Sergeant IZd Vox, while Intoxicated.
shot at a bartender in the I.aclede Hotel
bar. Ho was arrested, and suspended pend
ing an Investigation.
The Itererend Doctor A. O. McMnniwny
of Arkadelphla. Arl: . died In St. Duuls from
Height's disease, from whldi he had been
sufterelng for six years.
New- York. De- II -The United lmh fo
cletles of New York and tlclnlty filled tho
"u f -Music to-nUht at -i mass meet
Ins called to CMiress nympa.hy with tho
itcers and opposition to Ungland In con-e-iuence
of the South African wir Ferator
Mison of lUlnuIn. Concr. ai n julzcr.
Congressman Cuminluss of Vw Y..ik an J
othtrs address, ,1 the nuctln. Justice Itz
grld of the Supreme Court rr-sMed
The entlr, houst wa flll-d. The rro
nemum. the U.x.s and the l.il.-ones were
all d-. rjt.J with 1 profusion of Ancrcan
naKs, jr e,m,Ipms amr -cMson illy tho
1,. .""" ,wo fc"utl1 --" ';ut ic.
- "'ti-raw auer calllns the meet
ing to ord r ai.i
- "The Br' u h'T, of " Amerlcnn rtcple
-oes ut to the people of the Tra'mual.
Th-y are tit-ht'nK f..r the same rri:'res.
ny are a nn,i the name wurarc ai.d
an. the eaine v0idiers that fouRl.; for tho
iiuerty of this t,e- ,j."
V0eV'Vn -SuIztr was ,h9 P'lnc.pal
shaker of the et. nlni; lib elo.ju-nce car-
lirerJ- yrh.Wd """ hlm ""-""Shout the de
uvtrj of his sp,(lr hkh frequently dj
interrupt L, hearty applau.-e.
3Ir bulz.r -h.m. In part, us follows:
- . uul uauaiueu 10 n.ne it tnuun tha
mi Mn.pathy js wai, tnt Uirolo
their re,iute cnJuu,r and ucunnlnod ef
l rt to maintain their homes at.d their ln-lietMiide-LO
aB.,lrst tho pir.icj mid the tjr
annj of tin. itri,)., ,-r..t. , . . .
'' A 11 1111 111 tsf
Kentucky 1. elslators are gathcrlntr at
Trankrort It Is expected that Goebol will
contest Taylor's seat. Blackburn w 111 pr. b
ably be elected Senator.
Two Txis farmers, who were assaulted
by hlBhwajmen, have succumbed to their
Hentleon Plerson has been sentenced to
bo hanged on I bruary 2.
It Is reported th.it deposit's of quicksilver
liavo been discovered at Palia. Tex.
Ind anil zinc prices continue llrm. The
output In Missouri fcr the btit jpar. eNcel
cd In value that of the preceding fear
Oklahoma Sheriffs will attend tho Taylor
Kirk hanKlnK at Kl Iteno in a boly.
.elrafka insurance affairs have lieen ad
Jnslcd. J. T. Wilson has resigned '-he supcrln
tendency of the North Texas Insane Asylum.
Ultm win m ttu . 1 . ..
r-Kht and dewrte to wm In my judBment
nin.-tenths ..f the Am, tlcan people are
JtaInMl.iiKlar.tl in this matur and are in
suui-atlij Hith the Bjir-
tiem!T"Jn"ie. J 'h0 l!o-"ln tho face of
, n , S l"i,J!, Kw cn-11' nSl ! aumira.
Vi, ', ' 'U- ",d t,,,,r h'lsm aSain,t
almost insUrlountabIo ohtiaclea has won
the rcspixt ot the civilized world.
,eT ..t'"U"i Afril:' l-itrlot.s are white
men 1 1 e are -1 eooj d. al like the patriots
f our own retortion. They low their
homes, their fie.dotn and their li!.rt.
Ihey con.e from SJUd old ancestors from
11't.h and bone of our iKjr.e. They love free
institutions the m a., u do, for the sake
uf lrsnr.al llbertj.
sZh" f'rr r, the s:rur'e and the hard
fs'!'n "f.1,."1"'" '.. Africa.
- ". Kifs NlllllCHT rtflfu In I-fLn.
imperishable herItaKO to histon. No
Eastern trunk llres will pay no commls
flons from this time on.
There were nearly 12I.0M cars built lost
year by contractlns companies, a larso In
crease over 1SSS.
Goorso W. Helntz has been appointed
Koncial pastenser agent of the PJo Grande
Several larBO judpjncnts were rendered In
favor of the PittFburir and Gulf.
E. A. Rlchter woa apiiolnted traveling
pass.ena;pr afirnt of the Illinois Central at
New York. Dec. 2L Arrived. La Nor
rnandle. Southamptcn. Doe, 3L Arrived" Steamer
Southwatk. New York, for Antwerp.
Quf-unstown. J-c 21 Sailed Lucanla,
Liverpool, for New York.
Halifax. Nova Sotia. Dec 31 Arrived
Steamer Parisiin from Liverpool and sailed
for Portland. Me.
MADE A ROPE OF BED LINEN.
ill's. Ida Craif,' Jlungcd IIer.elf in
the City Hospital.
At C o'clock jesterday evening, when tho
guards at the City Hospital were beins
changed. Mrs. Ida Craig, a widow. formrI
living at No. 7v3 Ixicust street, hanced her-
t-flt. She was placeil H the obrvatlon
ward earlier In the day i her son. who
had taken l.er from the Cit In.sane
The woman took a sheet and pillow slip,
which she twisted Into .1 rope and threw
over a rear lr In h r cell Just after the
l-uard passed on his rounus Mis CralK
took tho linen rope. und. plicim; the noose
around her neck, fastened tfie other end to
tho bars ami Jmnj..d of her co When
tde was dlseovd.-d l lner Guard Hairj
AVhalen. iitte, n mbiu'i s 1 iter. '1 w.i J. nt
The phjt-ielalis of the hospital were called
They applied cbclric.ty anil artiticial r-s-Iilration
without effe t Nothlnc Is known
of the raotlvi which proniptei the sulriJe
Jllrs. CralB lnd le-n Iftnentd lor a lon
time, but had never .lsj,ia,,j :,ny sjmp.
terns of suicidal mania it was on her ar
dent appeal and that of her son, thit Doc
tor Runge relea.-.d her from the asjlum,
Charged With Murder on Eve of
Minneapolis, Minn, Dec 31 Frank Po
lauskl of Weorhauser. Wis. yesterday ob
tained a lleense to mam Annie Gambala
of Oils city, ajid the wedding was set for
next Wednesday Iater In the day Po
luuska. was arnmed on a charge of mur
der and was taken to Chippewa Fills by
He Is charged with killlntr Martin Metras,
C2 jears old, on November .1 Ia.t. On that
day Mesas left home and h s not been seen
since, nor has his bod Lei n found Po
iauskl denies all knowledge of tho crime.
To Cure Ia Crippe In Two Day.
Take Laxative litomo (Jmnlne Tablets. All
druggists refund the mone if it falls to
cure. L . Giovei, Signature Is on each
Sl.'iblied In the Mile.
Robert ISrovl.-. a negro, was stabbed In
tho lett sido lat night in a quarrel with
Henry, alias "Kit" Mace. He was r -moved
to the City Hospital, where In-, con
dition was rroitounced serious In the
company of several negroes. Brooks ami
Maco were canning beer 1:1 the basement
of a house at No 2SJS Olive street, and
tho cutting, the jkiIIoo saj, was the ro
sult of a drunken row M'aee vvus ar
rested Ho said ho stabbed Brooks in self-
DnrlnK the l'at Flftr Iran
Mrs. wlnslow 9 boothUig birup has bcn
used bv MILLIONS OF MOTHERS for
their CHILDREN WHILE TEt THING
with PERFECT SFO'LSd IT SOOTHES
tho CHILD. SOFTENS THE GUMS. AL
LA1S the PAIN. CURES WIND COLIC
t.nd is tho best remedy for Diarrhea!
W 4,fc. ,.Mrw. WWWI ,1 I llfc HfliB, -
can ImiMrtially read without feeling' a deep
......... , lu,.lr jreejorn and Iiid.pmdence
against English gree.1 for gold. English
land""1 a"d "i"iin-il Brtt,-h JBSrcs-sIon for
.!T'ry.?"rleJ cut un-"l and alone their
own detlny in the wilds of the Dark Conti
nent, amid unspiakable hardships and Tri
llions, and gave to the world a civiliza
tion as Rod as our own.
'Thty are a simple. Christian people as
honrst as they are brave They r. deemed
wilderness, made tho lumjln Mn
rose, and dotted the mm- .... .
lages and towns. Notwithstanding what
'r'Tr e '" f0"1'1 n-lth. they grew, they
. -r r... ,md the wcro happy, until pertldi
oas Aibmn came
J2JPnr'' rP "Chtlng for re-
r, . ' , " . s ,l monirchj, for democ
racy against plutocracj. for homo rule
agalrst th bavocet. for the sovereignty of
'ho liKllv.ml OKa!rst the sanctity of tho
crown, for the ballot against the throne fo-
".o ,ve 01 nome against tho love of gold
for .s.ixon fretslom against British tyranny:
Tor the Integntv of their country against a
rtitlil. ss invadir. for the schoolhouso and
church agala.st tho army barracks an tho
mllltarj- fort, for religious fnedom against
onlgn dominni.n. for the ilreslde of civi
lization against the blazing torch of dev
astation: for ftee Institutions 5ign!nst 1m
pirlallstn. and above all and beyond all thev
are hghtlng a battle for tho rights of man "
1 i.orj in tne 'purk or grand old Paul
Ivruger. Me, is one of the world's great
N ro s. He knew onlv too well how dimer
ous was de'av. and evirj thing that has oc
curred slnr he lsu,i his dcllant ultimatum
to the H'ltlsn Crown has demonstnted h!s
wisdom ard his foresight. Hf Is a grand
old min. one of the world's Immortals and
will always stand out on the pages of hls-t-.rv
.is u fr!. nd of man. a lover of Ilbe-ty
ai .1 1 champion of freedom. The ultimatum
h Issued to England ring around the
g!..b and will live In the world' hisior,.
"Have wo forgotten that Thomas Jeiler
son li-suid h. similar ultlmitum on the
Fourth of July. lTTG-the Declaration of In
d 1 f ntlence'
' It Is too bad the dec'a ration of the South
Af-icii Republic Is not popular. It seems
to be in disfavor in Washington. That pro
Engtlsh Su'etary of State has locked It up
in .1 safe, and the Anglo-Atnerlcin Ambas
sador to the f.Ildcd court of St James
makfo after dinner sp. ,Hhes to I.orls and
Dukes about tho beauths of Impi rl.illsm
ind the Iron-clad frlmdshlp of England
and Amerha Th.re I-, no doubt a seen t
undirstandlig 1 xists to-day between tho
White House and Downing street I am
oppos.,1 to -in Anglo-American aiiiame, ex
presstd or lmillil. tp dally vvln-n Its ob
ject is the ai'v.mciment of Imperialism, the
march of nmilis, the downfall of republics.
th destruction of free institutions, the en
slavmcnt of man and the ierpetulty of
the powi r of Kings
"The President should have off. rod the
fnfuilv ollucs. of tls country to prevent
tl Is war But the friends of freo Institu
tions should not lose hope. If the Presl
di nt will not act. Congress can and Con
gress should I have orT red in the House
of Representative's a Joint resolution against
the war. granting the Boers be llicercut
rights. ;ii.d instruetlng the President to
bring about a cessation of hostilities and
an honorable peace, llils ought to be done
und done at onte
"If democracy and fre Institutions find
no answer here, then lnded are republics
a tiling of the p.et and the message of
tho luiuie an imperialistic ery of destruc
tion, of oppression and of tjrannj."
Congressman Amos J. Cuuimlngs told of
the history of British aggression in South
Africa, h-glnning with the taking of tho
Cape Colony in trust when Naiwleon tock
Holland and the refusal to give it back to
tho Dutch after Napoleon s defeat.
"Mhe hated Napoleon," said he, "but wis
willing to pick up the scraps that he left."
Hi referr d to l hamberlalu's roecnt
change cf front, and added
"Chamberlain is a liar, and that Is not
putting It a lilt too strong, for three je.irs
ago he said the same thlnga that I have
toid jou to-night "
Ringing resolutions of sympathy for tho
I!e.rs and urging Congress to act in the
matter were adoptee!
DRY COODS CO.
' 1 H
iC3 OL A C
ysiin, Nainsook, Lawn and China Silk Underwe
For Women and Children,
ill Begin Tuesday, Jamiary2d, 1900,
With Better, Stronger and More Interesting Values Than Evpr Before.
The manufacturers who were selected to make up the goods for tiiis :nle have supplied Original Designs and Ex
clusive Effects. Every Garment is Generously Proportioned, Well Made and Perfect Fitting.
Alonths ago preparations for this saie began, and the greatest care has hwn exercised to secure such styles, qual
ity and finish as are adapted to fully satisfy most discriminating purchasers. Notwithstanding the enormous advance
in the price of cottons along with all other raw materials), we have made our prices this year somewhat less than usual,
having determined to give our customers extraordinary advantages during this sale.
It may be years before such vaiues are again to be secured in Muslin Underwear.
round neck, trimmed in heavy lace
and inserting-, with ribbon.
At 73c Nainsook; French style, trimmed
in lace inserting of two rows across
At 73c Nainsook; French st:e. round
neck, tucked back, trimnicd in Honi-
At S5c -Nainsook; French style, square
neck, tucked back, trimmed in Honi-
ton lace edge and inserting, ribbon
At 83c Nainsook; loose front, trimmed in
At 85c Nainsook; French style, trimmed
in Valenciennes lace.
At 85c Nainsook; French style, round
neck, trimmed m Valenciennes lace
edge and inserting.
At S5c Cambric; low neck, square, tight-
fitting, edge and inserting of embroid
ery. At 08c Nainsook; square neck, front
trimmed in Valenciennes lace edge and
French style, round
with fine embroidery
At 9Sc Nainsook;
At 98c Nainsook;
French style, square
in Valenciennes lace
edge and inserting.
At 9Sc Nainsook; short effect, round neck,
trimmed in Torchon lace, fastened
At 93c: Nainsook; round neck, tucked
back, French style, trimmed lace edge
and inserting and ribbon.
At SI. 12 Nainsook; short effect, three rows
of Duchess lace inserting across front
At $1.12 Nainsook; French style, square
neck, trimmed m dotted Brussels lace.
At 51.38 Nainsook; French style, round
neck, trimmed in Iloniton lace edge
At SI. 38 Nainsook; short effect, round
neck, trimmed in Torchon lace, fastened
At $1.38 Nainsook; French style, with
Valenciennes lace inserting up and
down the whole front.
At $1.38 Nainsook; short effect, two rows
of Valenciennes lace across front,
At $1.57 Nainsook; Bolero style, inserting
of Valenciennes lace and embroidery,
tied on shoulder with bows of ribbon.
At 52.50 Nainsook; short effect, the whole
cover formed of lace inserting. ,
I nnn QUrtQ At 5(c Cotton; plain
LUllg OKU 13. tuckc(1 niflk.
At 83c Cambric; umbrella shape, deep
flounce, four fine tucks and hemstitch
ing. At 98c Cambric; deep flounce, formed of
tucks and herringbone stitchiug.
At 98c: Cambric; wide flounce, edged with
At 51.13 Cambric; wide flounce of lawn,
At $1.38 Cambric; umbrella flounce, with
two insertingsof heavy lace and edge.
At 51. 3S Cambric; heavy lace edge and
At SI. 38 Cambric; made w;th a ver3' deep
flounce, wide inserting of embroidery
At 51.38 Cambric; umbrella shape, trim
med with blind embroidery on flounce
At 51.57 Cambric; deep flounce, with two
rowsof Honiton lace inserting and edge.
At 51.68 Cambric; trimmed with open
edge of embroidery, herringbone and
At $2.18 Cambric; trimmed in Valen
ciennes lace, two insertings with edge,
At 52.18 Cambric; trimmed with two in
sertings of embroidery and edge in
deep Bounce, umbrella shape.
At 52.18 Cambric; deep flounce, with edge
aud inserting of open embroidery.
At 52.75 Cambric: umbrella shape, deep
embroidered flounce, headed by in
serting At S3.00 Cambric; wide flounce, with two
insertings of lace, lace edge.
At 53.50 Cambric; umbrella shape, with
deep flounce, two insertings and tucks
in flounce, with edge of embroidery.
At $1.50 Cambric: umbrella shape, with
deep, Spanish flounce of tucks, insert
ing of lace and wide lace edge, witli
extra flounce, under with lace.
At $6.00 Cambric; umbrella shape, with
vide, trimmed diagonally with insert
ing ot embroider' and tucks;
At 15z Cotton, good qual
it; , plain hem, with four
At 25c Cotton; god quality, bottom fin
ished with lawP ruffle, hemstitched
At 3lc Cambric; umbrella shade, with
deep flounce of lawn
At 39c Fine Cottoi; tucked camllric ruf
fles, headed vri h tucks.
At 'ISc Cambric: made timbrelli stvle.
trimmed with lice inserting aid edge
At -18c Cambric; umbrella style
lace insertinrr in flounce.
At 5(c Cotton; gtod quality,
with open embioidery edge.
At 50c Cambric; uiibrella shape, tirimmed
in heavv lace irserting and edfee.
At 5Sc Cambric; trimmed in c
broidery, with fine tucks.
At 6Sc Cambric; umbrella shap
hemstitched ruf.le, with fine tl
At 73c Cambric; irnbrella shape, tirimmed
with lawn rufllt, Iloniton lac
At 83c Cambric; umbrella shape, tirimmed
with wide open embroidery anc I tuck
At 9Sc Cambric; tmbrella shape', with
flounce of very wide embroider jy.
At 98c Cambric; unbrella shape, t rimmed
with lawn ruffle, edged wit h wide
Valenciennes lace. j
At 51.38 Cambric; umbrella shape trim
med with handsome lace edge and in
At 5I..JI3 Cambric; umbrella shape
nicd in Honitoa lace edge and
At SI. 08 Cambric; umbrella shape,
med in Valenciennes lace, two
ings and deep edge.
AtS6.00 Cambric; deep lawii flounce,
Valenciennes lace, Vandyked.
A Great Specialty of Children's Dr
in sizes from 1 to 14 years, ranj
price from 10c up, according.
flflWIIQ At 'Sc Good quality .
UU YYII5. tucked yokei wuh ,a.
At 68c Cotton; yoke formed of tuc
inserting of embroidery; embi
At 68c-Cotton; yoke of inserting
broidery and tucks, cambric rufl
At 68c Cotton; square neck, tucked
Our Housekeeping Linen Advertisement is in the Globe-D
It will appear in The Republic To-Morrow, Tucsd
ft 6Sc Cambric; empire
style, hemstitched ruffle.
At 98c Cotton; tucked yoke, with insert
ing, square neck, embroidered ruffle.
At 9Sc Cambric; pointed yoke, inserting
of embroidery and herringbone, em
At 98c Cambric; empire style, trimmed
elaborately in heavy lace and embroid
ery. At 51.00 Cambric; empire style, trimmed
in fine embroidery.
At 51.25 Cambric; square neck, formed of
inserting and edge of embroidery.
At 51.38 Cambric; V-shape neck, trimmed
in lace and embroider-.
At 52.18 Cambric; yoke formed of fine
At 52.28 Cambric; square neck, "with.
double ruffle of embroidery.
At S2.28 Cambric; square neck, trimmed
in Honiton lace inserting and edge.
At 52.75 Nainsook; yoke formed of lace
and embroidery insertings, lace edge.
At 52.75 Nainsook;cut V-shape, with very
short sleeve effect, trimmed in Valen
At 54.00 Nainsook; square neck,sleeveles3
effect, trimmed in fine embroidery.
At S4.25 Nainsook; Pompadour effect, low,
square cut, trimmed in Valenciennes
lace and embroidery.
At 55.00 Nainsook; square neck, with
sleeveless effect, formed of flounces of
embroidery and elaborately trimmed
with handsome embroidery generally.
At 56.00 Nainsook; Josephine style,
trimmed in fine embroidery.
At 48c Good quality cot
ton; corded band, neat
At 48c Cotton; cut sqnnre, neck trimmed
with embroidery edge and inserting.
At 6Sc Cambric; corded band, neatly
At 68c Good quality cotton; round neck,
inserting and edge of embroidery.
At 73c Nainsook; cut round, neck trim
med in lace edge.
At 73c Cambric; round neck, lace edge,
ribbon run through inserting.
At SI. 12 Nainsook; prettily trixamed ia
lace and ribbon, round neck.
At $1.12 Nainsook; trimmed in dotted
Lice across bosom.
At S1.38 Nainsook; round neck, trimmed
in fine Torchon lace, tucked bottom.
femocrat this morning.
ay, January 2d.
BULLER'S PLANS GOING WRONG.
t'eintlnueil I'rom l'agi' One.
llo Walked in 111m .sleep.
OJllcer .MeConnack of the KIghtfc dmtnet
jestenlaj iouud tleorge" lloyd 1.1 je-ars old,
of Ne. 27iGe-er avenue', walking along thee
street In front of No. 21W South Jiffcrson
avenue. dre"-sed only In his undeTCIothlng.
The ho was taken to the home of hU
fa'her, John Bojd, a traveling salesman.
Mr Hojd sail that his son of lato has fre
quently been founJ In a somnamhullstic con
dition. City Hospital Association.
Th9 Medical Society of the City Hospital
Association will give a banquet at tho St.
Nicholas Hotel on tho evening of January
4 Covers will bo laid for about sixty per-t-ons,
and some of tho most prominent phy
sicians In the city will bo present. The ar
rangements .ire in charge of Doctocr Sharp.
Injured While- SUating.
Arthur Urockmever. IS jeirs old. of No
312 t aKuitie avenue, jesterdaj fell on tho
ice while skating In .Torcst 1'srk, and In
jured his collar bone.
for tlefensn. Thi following casualty re
ported one severely wounded."
M:iirio i.n 'im: diumr.
Capo Town, Thurlaj. L- 2S. The colo
nial authority aro using every precaution
to prevent oi Insurrection em tho part of
dlslojal Dutch In Capo Colony ar.d to sup
press a rising In favor of tho lloers nvery
whe ro tho llrltlsh colonists nro being organ
ized Into home guards, drilleil. armed and
made ready to act In the'lr respective locali
ties, should annesj Lrutch colonists gather
Tho theory Is that tho llrltlsh hume-sta-lng
colonists should bo fully prcpatvd to
cope with the Dutch colonials without tho
aid of regulars.
Tho alertness of tho llrltlsh makes united
action Impossible. Unable to act openly,
they Hllp away singly or in small groups to
Join tho enemy's forces. Tl.o authorities
have) been informed of many centers of agi
tation which it is consld. red unde-slrahle to
particularize, but there Is nothing like con
certed action apparent over wld districts.
Tho case of Jllchan, solicitor to tuo Do
llcers camp, who Is charged with treason,
acquires Increas-sl lriportance, os he ha.s
been transferred from tho custody of tho
civil authorities to the military authorities.
His high position causes tho Dutch to watch
his case keenly.
rartlra of Boers, havo been operating
Eomo seventy miles south of Lord Slethu-
cn's position. Boers appeared on Christ
mas Day neir tho railway, twenty-nine
miles wuth of DcAar. A force of the Duke
of Edinburgh's Own Volunteers prepared to
engage them, but tho enemy retires!
Another party fired Into a British patrol
camp during the night of Wednesday, De
cember Z7. This was near Victoria Road.
An attempt was made not far from that
I olnt to damage the railway. One man w.'ia
caught In tho act and shot.
Similar attempts were made between Mul
tlersole and Klapmuebeun and between Mul
tlersolo and Klapmues, but the would-be
wreckers escaped lake attempts are re.
ported from several other point". Evidently
small parties of Boers or Dueh colonials
have been trying to interrupt tie railroads,
but havo failed thus far
In ono case
ing broad-brimmed hats and were taken by
tho British fcr Boers No cesu titles oe
curreel, but in coniui"rir of tho Incident
an order haa been Issued din ctlng the wear
ing cf helmets
.NAT.ti. .sr. r vtiov.
BY BENNETT BUKI.KlilH.
Special Cabl to Th Republic. w York nrall
and London Tele-gruph. Kf.vib!.ratlmi pruhib-
I'rero Camp, Sunday. Dec 31 -(Copj right.
ISM, by James Gordon Bennett.) -Follow Ing
In what I may term an end of thei jear re
view of the situation as It now standi
Ixsplto many drawbicks anil various un
atlsfictory matters whlrh .night and
could be remedied, the mi Itary sltua Ion Is
better, more secure and more hopeful for
us than flnco the outbreak of hostilities
This Is th caso elsewhere, but particularly
so In Natal The Invasion of this colony
Is now slowlv. perhapi many will say too
slowly, but surely, being rolled back. Thero
Is no longer any danger to Pietermarltzburg
to-day, the country Is secure from the foe
practically from Colrnso south. A few raid
ers may for a short tlmo venture along
the hills as far as Esteourt. but I doubt If
ever they will water their horses again In
the SIool Blver
Itdj smith, although cllucult to defend,
continues easily to hold out and Is repelling
the Boer nttnclts, for the enemy have never
relished coming to closo quarters, nor havo
they shown any capacity f(- assaulting the
British positions. Their ote method Is to
catch our trocps In the or en from cover
nnd overwhelm them with Are
Tor not many dijs more wm Ladysmlth's
gallant garrison bo required to lie" low be
hind their works. Tnls relief column will
surely free Ihfr hanls from guarding the
town and camps and enafcie them to cut
in upon the retreating commando.
nutr.be-le ,3 trenches and works
Muons. I assume-, will ho
I e,.:,ii,iently nntlclpate tint the coming
batllo will be. bv fir. tho lilggot and
lierrest ef the war.
War Is ever, nior- unceriiin thin crirket.
but our soldiers will not fell the country
that Is certjln. If they nro given a filr
clinnce to engage upon ar.j thing llko equal
terms I pluirp for a complete British vic
tory. It Is given to me further to fore
cast that if the punishrr.c-.t meted out to
and tho pressure, brought to bear upon tho
ui-cummra uoers Le vigorous und
bisieni many prisoners, guns and
spoil should fall Into Iluller's hinds.
Tho invasion by tho Boers and tlw
j-reee staters. 0nco terminated, the end of
tho war would certainly lo brought within
a few months' distance
it iti it:i:its joi iioniLs.
Dondon. Jan. 1 -The Dally Mull pubHsno,
the following from Cape Town.
"Ninetv-tlve per cent of tho farmers In
the Vryburg district Joined the BoCra
helping them to loot the Mores throughout
the country north of Oranre Illver. They
also undertook to Invest Mafeklng whi'o
General Cronjo's men went south to me'e t
lord Mcthuen. The Government of Eechu
analar.d Is being admlul-t'Tefl as If tho
Dutch had he-en In posses-Ion for ages."
A dispatch to the Dally Mail from Klm
berley, dated Friday. December 3, says:
"Wo have- food enough for three months.
Fresh fruit and veg-ta&len are obtainable
dally from Kenllworth. and water U plenti
ful and eicfllent. '
io mki: a i-i mi. south:.
Ixindon. Dei 31 A d is pitch to the Daily
Mall frcm Lorenzo Marque:, dated Decem
ber 22, says
"It is, reportevd from IvidysinUh. by way
of Pretorli, that tho British are ele-stroying
and most reliable timekeepers'
this country or in any other.,
7 ... . j j..) j
VySlCle (trjJt-nari) mUVCttlWM 7A JZUUCIZU,
with rubies and sapphires.
For sale by all jewelers.
fori i , Kfauuallv
1 1 .?i-,0.,:'. Mien
ai.r " "".an a te
boml'.r. w,i.anv " 1
.. :iii Una ,t
."',."e stroke of n t
m... JL?.d'1 OVer tow
tVen 1,: 5 V
- 'H. 1's.SlllPsI th-
., . ' IH
To-day Buller has within hail a forrn f
all arms equsl to that of the Boers, eagcrly
Cemandlng te. he led agalns- Joubert's men
and the Free Staters who arc before Colenso I tJlclr neavv cannon prior to final sortie.
and jiay smith.
I take It that the enemy between Colenso
nnd Lady-smith, all told, number between
20 W0 and 30.000.
Vliat with renegades and the Colonial I
Beard recruiting, their total strength in the
field muist be near W.OCO.
Joubert and Botha liave made ths most
ot tncir advantage or position by c.nplaclng
a patrol of regulars fired on I many cannon, Eomo of larro c-iiii.ee im .
n patrol of colonials. The latter were wear- fifteen centimeters, and by constructing
NEW YEAR USHERED IN.
Customary Celebration I5ej
Early and Lasted Long.
In St. Ixiuls the old year was duly
watched out. rung out, blown out, popped
out, shot out and jelled out, and the new
year waa watched In, rung in. blown In.
popped In, shot In and yelled In. Suck an-
M the Y. m ,
,t ...! ".".
ln.i ".'-' 'J J ear
n;-;."" a sunn
lime. . - " iv-iiure-t
ni ""' the Intro
h heard on tho down-
Int? were premiuiro
They begin eariy in
th streete. l.low bu-
f jilsteds and y ell. Tho
fcntil te'n minutes be
Som.body with a fast
racke.t. utners wno
ih heard hlTi, and the
It kept up in uu i"
year was live mni-
ndlctl away, but diet
ring the nigni.
e eiln was lncrtiuitu
ar.d tho blowing of
. Street car tnotor-
eir gongs, and ;sine-
irniaiiy usm mi i
rs of tho chango or
c At manv of the
eclil watcii services.
a private reaiuene-e--
les. At all the catn-
ht mass was ceir-
llnrr.O N'O. TST I.O-
imber of young folks
'at and tho new year
fcr alao ... ,
of last night's cele-flu'-tion
of the bag!
J concert of v.-el-eroe
ten. In companies of
r the downtown sec
tille and other army
the buglers were ex
towns the new year
e kind of a reception
din teat came from
sufficient to startle
been that the din lr
to startle the dwell
At East St. IniS
Uto City, Edward.-
KeSSef for Women
tv-rijrre in riAin.HuMDTHi. nro
French Female PUif.
tV!l (it tK.T1n.tl e-f lir'Af kulritf
HI J tT all Jm.'tnT4iQ meut hot, frencli
fjrfoati pJnBin. Wbiw anal rd lainnoothff.
D3. VAN DYKE'S HOLLAND BITTERS.
ki:i:i uvtiis Tin: ntomm ii.
1 1 nr.N 3ii.iti: 'iwm'iis CiOODi
. . e and Madison. 111., Protestant churches
I id watch mtetlnss. and at some of the
Catholic churehet. midnight nviss was eel
el.rited Tlie same was true of Clayton.
Klrkwood, Webster Grove-s. 1'Iorlss.mt an-
the other town to the west of the city.
At UKn Carbon. III., there was an un
usually JUOII 1111 e-eieoraiioo. it na( r-
resltei witn a uan. wnieu oe.a-i hi vs.v
Ti-sterday afternoon and was still In proff"
JeFd at - e.'clock. this morning.
Fire yesterday dmaged the heme of Mr
llenmimri uuriis. .. n. i uuiimu. -
nue to the amount of 1". Tho blare wi
caused bv the ejiplosloti of gas connect'
with tho kitchen range.
In a three-cornered fight In a BroaJ3
owl car early yesterday morning. vMU
"e,-ll.,. ar nlil ef No IIS AfOntKOI
en- street, was bltt'n on the thumb. Bot"
,-i, ..1 Trthn W.-irilen nt Jn. 21T BH
. .... ...a qrrklul An l, n kllOW UiJ
IOUIS ine...ur. ... .t ..... ...... .... . -.. .
man who wjb Implicated In the fight "pl
Bears tho j? .- g.i