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Will Have a Thrilling Sea Story m Next
Suml 's Republic.
In Next Sunday's Republic.
ST. LOUIS. MO.. MONDAY. JANUARY J, JJKK).
1itit-ti 1 ' ' ""' One Cent.
liLl ! JiiiiI. M. l.ouls. !. Cents.
Jllu Trains. Three Cents.
HOW. THE ENGLISH
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IUini'ietl the "(JfiuMMiV f.-iro In
to l.i",liU-i-, r.iiistiiHj
So.eb siikI I'sinels.
MUCH FREIGHT DESTROYED.
lVrishiililt Cnmls I.oft Two l'-i- in
tin' l'ain ConMtlfnililc Stolen
nili!iiir Contra band
round After Alt.
I5Y THOMAS T. MILLAHD.
Adrn. Monda, Jan S -U'opyrtsht. l'
b) James Cordon Bennett.) I was a pas
senger on the Ue neraL the snip -which was
seised at this place, anil I am able to re
late what actual) ttccurred.
The General arrlicd at Aden at an early
hour January 4. it was Captain Gaiihe's
iutentlnn to coal Immediately and proceed in
the forenoon. Scarcely had he dropped ar
cher when a British man-of-war's ho.it
Ame alongside and an ofliecr loarded the
Gennjl and informed Ciptatn Gauhe that
the ship would lw se.irthcd and that no
attctapt must he made to leave the har
bor. Shortly after u the ship was hoarded
ty a large dctacuuient of blurjatkets. who
opened the hatches and set to work temov
ing the cargo, while marines with loaded
lilies paced the deck.
The work of unloading the cargo was
eoniewhat crudely performed, but one would
fcarceiy hae c.pe cte.l the carelessness ac
tually display d. Huge lighters were te.vvrd
alongside. Into which the cargo was hur
riedly dumped, and "dumped" in the literal
Damaged mid llesirne cil.
Dozens of cases of Roods were smashed.
barrels burst and their contents spilled.
Iron piping fared no Letter, more than half
of a large quantity hems broker. Lien
Uic Iron plates for a small Mtnmlmat wore
so bent and twisted that it will !e ini-
oslble to ever use them
For two days It rained Meadllv. a, rre
occurrence at Aden, but no attempt vas
made to protect the cargo from tin ran.
When a lighter was Illled it was towed to
the shore and Its contents w.re piled i.m
Itesly on the coal wharf Here lor two da)
hundreds of sacks of white sugir and scores
of cases of dry goods lay unprotected.
many of which had bton broken open to
enable the British to see their contents
Xo effort was made to cover some of the
more perlsnablc poods ivllth tanuullns. If
when night fell some of the lighters wr
only partially filled the) remained along
side, uncovered, all night.
The carso was piled Into the lighter pell
tneiL, regardless of destination", and the fact
that it wxiuld thus become hOiTetesSly mixed.
At the wharf where the eajgo was de
li sited, an inadequate guard was provided,
with the result that a lare amount of
coeds was stolen. 1 saw a case of samples
belorgia to n commercial traveler on
board, and which for some reason vecit.-d
the susphior. of a petty Ulcer, clumsil)
broken open and the contents hastlly
eUwed over and stuffed In again, and then
the .ase dumpe-d inio a lighter along with
a 'ot of damage 1 agricultural machinery.
The auth- 'libs at hist announced that
nthii.g mut lie taken out of the "-hip.
iftaainder thus made pu!dble, and a hole
dug to the Lottom of the main coal bunker,
the British olE'ers expres-i themelies
atisfied that the hip ntalued no 01111.1-l-and
and gae piTUilFton to reload tfi-j
When the reloading boRan. the result of
the reckless handling of he aico beiaiue
apparent. Fully one-third was damage.!.
nd a. coasiderable qiianlity had been
stolen. Moreoer. the (arRo .as so houe
l'sl rr..X"d that to ator it properl wns
impossible in anj reasonable time. Su h
as was n t too muxh damaged was got in
soon how. but further delay will be caued
at other ports, on ins to the confusion In
the stowage and the fan that much will
be missing altogether.
The Cngilsh bluejacket, who worked en
ergetically to get out the cargo In the hope
it prize monej. showed ls enthusiasm in
rutting it in again, and the work dragged
al ng slow I).
As DeUgoa Cay is the last port but one
Ii:rban). at wtiiih the General calls. he
arrixod here loadeil to the hatches wl'li
rtrgo for sKtcen ptlrits. and naturally any
1 arh-o destined for Uelugoa Gay was stored
) l a the bottom.
'.pV Jlefoie, therefore.
jljv examine thee goods
III kiriuh of tlie cargo,
ill Nothing of a ccntr:
the authorities could
goods, they had to remoio
traband niture was dl-
cnerd o" board the (leneral, and the ship
was permitted to pioceed.
QUIET AT FORT SCOTT.
T!ioii:iii(1s N'ii'wcd the lioniiiins of
Ed and (ji'oiye Mi-eks Siind;i.
Tort Pe. tt. K.is . Jan 11. Thousands of
people io-da iewcd the remains ef "IM"
and Ceorge Meek", the mur lercrs who iK'e
linched in tno jail jaid here I it uiglu.
Tilt lodits still lie at the morgue, the hands
ard legs shackled as they were when the
men were t.iken from their cells by the
mob. George Mteks's wife has wind front
I'ucblo, Colo., that she Is coming to c'aim
tlie body of her husband, and JM's wldo'v
te!cgrajihel from Kansas City that the re
mains of Ihhu men would be taken to that
city for buriil. Tho Coroner will hold an
The people hae riuieted down, arel it N
not bilieved that there will be anv further
attempt to !nch Amos rhlllips, for waom
tne mob srarcheil in ain last night.
I'rof. I. II. Fri'i'innn Tin own llwivi
ly by :t Loose Uor.-f.
prlngflcIJ, Jll.. Jan 21. -Professor J. H.
rreeman. Assistant State Suptrhitcndent
of I'ublic Instruction, was bidly injured
this afternein. After he was leaving ih-Slate-house
a loose horse became entang ed
In a iire which had Lcen stretchel along
tho driveway to keep people off tl.e lawn,
"lho wire In somo way was wrapped about
Sir. I'rcvinan'.s legs throwing nlm to the
brick luieincnl. His head struck with
Creat force cutting a deep gash and ren
dering him tineonsri'ius He was cone.1
10 his home, where a phjsIcHn attended
him. Althouch painful, hts injury is nut
srx, , .s
", f '.Tii I J.V - 1 i-
, .fu 'MMmJ s?7M
tfu '' -V'SlYSIfiSbJ' ' Jy xi
f' i-W-Wbi-- USKtX. r -V -T2..
TVtw WYP.MV J 'SCL.-
I BOERS EXPECT DEFEAT. 1
But Determined to
Home J n -J1 Charles i: Jh r-im. fnrmi r t'nited States consul at I'ri lo
rii who arm. I h re jsterda. left to-ilaj for Paris
M" 1. 1st o of the Washington i'oM.
tli cur-. f an inten-iew at Naples,
match If defeated but ate determined
ti tics ml xpi.sM.s admiiation fer the
r- ar- ngirdi 1 In Sir Faston as ". p
lb a--. 1 '' 1' p'tor t tli" war the
iiiiiit' -f iitriiig-s was allowel t- the
w ir .11 i "'ii i n 1 d-ulili the qmntite.
1'iOMdi-nt Kium'i-"- I'ii.ili' t'.ii'
Will Cany iln 'i-nciaiy
LONDON BECOMES SUSPICIOUS.
Think llif Tnnisvaal a Qin-cp l'laci-
for an Anii'iiwni Oflk-sal to
Spend a ''ii.t'ly 1'i-r
lairenzo SJareiuez. Jan. :i -WVlnlfr Ia
vts. Fniteel Htates Assistant Se. retaiv
the Interior, arrived Iit-re to-ila on ills
way to I'rt torLi. and called upon the (5ov
ornur Oeneral. Captain AUara ue Co-sM
IVrrelra. wlio gai-e him a most court-. is
reception, and r-epiesie! him to .tinviy a
me-yagt? of frii ndship 10 Ire"ident ill ICin
by. The Transaal Geirnnent lias notl
tled Mr. liivis that l're-ident Kriig-t's
salon ear will lonvev him to !' torla.
i;iim Mien coifw:vi.
Ixindo 1, Jan -1 - Tie ! ublii at on of th
fad th.il l'rsideiit Kruj,er is enulng a
private ar -o take Vbster Hans rmn
Lorenzo Llarquez to l'retorla Is ausin
much disfussinn litre, notwithstanding the
denial from W ishlngton that he is on otnC
irt of an official mission. It Is thoualit
rather singular that a simple navei ,
even though an official at home, should re
ceive so much attention. The subject is
attractirg the C0ntir.ent.1l papers, which
are umulrlpg. through their London nprc
sentatives. whetlur the Brltih Oovorn
ment ha information with regaid to 'lie
object of Mi. Dati". They are reluctant
to lelleve that one of I 'resident .Mi Klr.leCs
assistant si-cretaries would take .1 vacation
In this Transvaal and be given leave of ab
senie from his duties for several momhs
without pome special purpose.
A recent dispatch from Wnshineon
roinled out that Mr. Havls had given up
his proposed viIt to the Transvaal. imli
t. the possibility that it might be misin
terpreted wiiim:tov l:lI. vriov
ISCl'l Hi.K" t.iTCI.I.
Washington. Jm ;i Wibste- D.ivl". As
sist ml He. reiary of the Inteilnr. now In
South Afrlia. and presumabl on ln way
to l'ril"ri.-'. vas rcuuested h the President
to lurnlsli n ports of the S0.1t h African
situation, and Mr. Iiavis's present trip is
taktn. It is supposi-d. in pursuance to the
prosramme mappeel out bv h'ni before he
left this countrv.
Siveral months igo. Assistant Seeretiry
Ilavls was ordered on a sa voyage by his
physlrian. Mr Davis called on tho I'nsf
dent to reipi st a have of absence. hit
occurrnl at this rcieting Mr. L'avls would
never divulge, but he at once announc. .1 to
his friends that Instead of beins, gone three
vveiks. he would be gone thrie- or iotir
months, and ho intended soing .0 South
Africa: that he xpected to make a 'aieful
slialy of the situation In Natal ami Cape
Colon) , and that, most Important, he In
tendiil to go to the Tra::s- 1.1I for the pur
pose eif seoing for hln-elf Kruger and the
burghers who constitute the eitizen-'hip of
It i- undirstoml amom; Mr. Davis., per
sonal friei.ds that it was President .Me
Kinlcy who sugsestel to Mr. Lulls the
hinelits ef a trip to South Africa, and
coupled with the .suggestion the revpiest
that while there he familiarize himself thor
oughly with conditions, political, social ind
economic, and make itports to the White
Mr. Davis had personal 1 tteis (f intro
duftlnn to l're-sdent Kruger of the Trans
vaal, President Stejn of the Orange l'ree
tnt and the irious public ot.leLils of
both Kepublics, v ho have had In the past
reflations with l"nlted States otlicinls.
laioti i'oii nit. n a is.
New York. Jan i. The Hcrald'fa Wash
inati 11 speeUl sav s
Friends of Webster Davis. Assistant Sec
retar cf the Interior nre preparing to
boom him for the ice prcslde-nc) They
believe his visit to the Transvaal and his
S)mpath) fur the Boers, us will as his dls-
"j '.'i i
ii?--- "x 'l i "
-v ' ' I
Resist to the Last.
who accompanied Mr. Macrtim said. 11
that the lloers know they must iiiii
to resi.t to the las: He praises the !. r
braierj of Imth armie-e The frtkaid-
rminf lit dangi r lo the Ilntisli "
Tr.tnsiaal (ioirrnmrni lniiiired whit
Ocrman tnMps Mi the Fran, o-1'ru-sian
For :is,mil Fnlr lomlii 11111I
'liiesi!ii; Koniliensierl iilmls, he-c-atiaif
Foe IIIIiioIh Fair llinnliie 11 ml
Tnesitaj ; siiitlierl eilmU.
For IrUuilsus Fair 1lonil:i ;unl
'liieNtlii; lariiihli. iIimIs.
1. Fought All Dae Mind.iv
.bsr Davis (l.j.s in State
How the KnglMi S.imh a Ship.
Hoeis Kxp-ct Diltat
Forced to Abandon a Pack Train.
lturi.il of Stis veils.
Kruger's Peace Proposal.
JD-ath Come-s lo A J. Vanlandlnghain.
Jade Uoerner's Funeral.
Itemhaidfs lljdy Arrives.
War Office Crowded.
Will Pay fur Supplies.
.!. Hiot In New York Tenement House
lievirend Mr. Sl-eMi.n'x Newspalr Hs-
Fl11.111ei.il Iti view.
Churches at Frankfort Aremsed.
. New Itsiles for Uoing Contests.
Hffist of Football on Human Form,
'llieaks Clean" Adopt d.
Friedn.au Rejects Mcliraw.
Sh mine ks Defeated b) Cycle Club.
S Pio-Iloer Muting in Washington
Hire a Victim of Foul Pla.
riad Watches I'oal D'liverj.
Governor Stephens Iudirse-s Mr. Hawes.
Trouble In th- Orchestra.
A Policeman's Fieri e Pattle
Slabbed by a Ngro.
Views of Democratic Kdltors.
Cirrjlns -Mall In Alaska.
Still In Stnatnri.il It.-.ce.
Soldiers Guard Itlch.itdsuu
7. Question at Issue in Canal Case.
David it. Fianels on the Great Fair.
Knglnes for Frame.
Queer Antics of a Car.
Major Kmlle Thomas De.nl.
Attorne) W. S. Field Dead.
0. Huberts Case to i?e Considered.
Lawrence Hanli y Ilceovers.
Fntered the Wrong House.
Lead and Zinc Iteport.
Klver N ws.
10 Strrnon and Services at the Churches.
11. Movement of Grain.
Cotton and Live Stock Markets.
12. The) Oppose Ketrenehment Hill.
Civil Service Commission ltejort
H nton Llbrar.e Station.
Calve's Nirrow K-eape.
Clurgrd With Contempt.
ISusIness Mtn's League.
sereen-tnt with Commissioner Kvnns on
pension mature, win st.ii.d him Pi good
st ".id should be leeome a candidate for this
Mr. D-iiis is gen. rail) kn wn as the "boy
orator." The jitcgramme his friends are
tr)!iiB to hav :nIoit'-d contemplates j
sfning to him the dut) of numlnatlr.g Mr.
McKinli v In the I : publican Cuiventlon.
UN .spicch. It Is axpeit.d, will catry the
convention b) storm and an enthusiastic
follower vvlll thtn nominate- Mr. Davis lor
setond place on th tiik'ct
TIiom" in Natal Said to lie I is-
Iuidon, Jan 22 Tin- correspondent of the
Time-s al Ixirenzo JIarrjucz. ti bgraphing
"1 le-arn from an ahsolutcl) unbiased ard
trustworthy informant that the Boers in
Natal are disheartened. I also learn that
the British residents in the two Kepublics
would have siltfertd severe!) at the hands
or the Dutch had not the latter fcartd tho
result of the Boers In the hands of the
"""r-,;" t r niHtl
ml M i4. to
..v 1 5S
rxn.K SAM: '-n (mvk a
KV HAT TO KN'OW WHAT
SOKT OF rxin:RST.xiiX(i
tiiosk ri:Li.ovs ijavk."
FORCED TO ABANDON
THE PAGK TRAIN.
riicxjH'i ted rii' Eioin tin- Insur-
II'llt.N oiiipt'llel t In Alllfli
can': to IiV'tii'at.
WERE PURSUED THREE MILES.
Ksroit of Company C, AmiIhiIkmI
Near I.ipa. Coiisi.sifd of Fifty
Con vnlfst fills From
M inila. Jan II. 10 p. in. The eeort of
hfiv no n of Company C. Thirtieth Infaii
tiv. Liiutenant HaNtun commanding, whuli
w is ambushed ne'ar l.lpa, as already cabled.
mi-dsied .if Hftv convalescents from Ih'
hospital, who were going to rr-j' in the reg
iment. The Insurgints 11 In the bushes
along the toad ami upea4l lire liiKin the
paik train frnin three sides.
The Ameiicans. In addition to their cni-u-altles.
w.re compelled to aliandoil the train,
whhh consistf-d .f tvv.-nly-lwo horses. The
latter, with their puk. all fell Into the
hands of the ti surgents. who pursued the
retreating forte for thiee inibs along the
road, until the Aineri. ans were re- nforced.
Mail advi.ts fr.mi Negros bring partlt u
lari of the uprlslns last month In Hie
southern part of the lsLanL In will, h 1.1m
tenant A C Ledvarl. lth lufaiitr). wis
killed. Instead of helm; an unimportant
revolt of native H.lIce as was at first re
liorted. It apiwars 10 have l.etn an attempt
to i.virthtovv Amerliaii authorlt) The
movement was started bv the 1 l.lef olhrlaN
of the autonomous govt tutu. lit. the men
who were e. ted and Ituiugiuated with so
muih ternnuiiv last November
Kleven of these titlli lals. In. hiding the
President and sv.ral Coimellors. wte
ludg.sl In jail 011 the .h.ue of plotting
treason. Sel.t tbt.lilled their leIUe
t-nder hiav) bonds, hut others remain In
prison. General Smith found ei lib nee that
the revolting polite wee f.illuwing tlie or
ders, of the autonomous gov.rnmeut. whh Ii
dt signed t. use the f lift limit t It, ton
ttot to ovrpower the Armrlcans. The pint
falltnl tlirouIi Ii. lug start. -d premaluiilv.
but Negros was In a state of uneasiness
for a week.
Twocompanl.sor the Tr.enty-sth Infan
try w.re hurried from llu Ho to re--tnfor. e
the garrison at Bitolud
The nlhelils am sted Include s.)ine of the
most promliiiit men In Negros. It N be
lieved that th-) will be epe!l.J fiom the
PRAISE FOR JOEWHEELER.
Indiana Vnliinti'i'i- Wiite-s of tlie
Munclc. Ind , Jan. 21 H F Whalev. an
Indlar-a volunteer, writes from I'.miriul.
I'rovince of Tailac. Luzon, I' I. making
the following reference to General Joseph
"How could a single man In fur ranks,
lie he veteran or 'rooky,' make even a wry
fare at the trials of war when that vener
able 'cotton-headed' So.ithcrn warhorse and
hero of LI Caney ard San Juan, (; neral
Joseph Wlueler. Is at the front of our 10I
titnn, leading thu way through swamps,
across rivers and into the dense jungles of
this Island, and now and tluu dismounting
from his horse and blddl.'K some exhausted
soldier to pet Into the saddle, while he.
taking the gun of the rlvate and slinging
it ovtr his shoulder, marched along with
us. chatting with the mt n about him in a
gleeful, familiar way. causing them to for
get every tnstlan of hunger and f.itlgre,
and to n member only they vv.re the de
fend, r.s of the Hag?
"When we It ft Angeles In October Gen
eral Wheeler gave imierative eommand
that no soldi, r should start upun this
march burdimd with an ounce of ui.nec
cssar) Incumbrance Consequent!) . vie are
at prts. nt the ragged. 't. dirtiest, nakedt-st.
most illlapidafd and weather-beaten set
of papa's laiLs upon villi, h tlie sunshine and
ralii" of l.iiiou ie-r d.-i ended.
"Slme s.:irtng on tin southern campaign
we have b. 1 11 complete!) cut olf from the
r.st of the vorld W. bait met with but
little resistance, and no loss of life. In
fact. th. narives teem more Inclined to
welcome us a, benefa. tors."
lloei' Sfsiirliliiflit Illniiiinatid tlie
PPLCIAI. BY CABLL.
London. Jap. 2. iCop) right. lfri. by
James (lorlon Benn tt 1 This dispatcn
from Its special e-orrcspondent Is publish ,1
by the Dal!) Mail
Lad) smith, via Zw irtz's Kop. Saturday
At midnight mi Monda) we hurleil Sfe
icns in I-ad.vsmith Cemeten The night
was verv dark, hut the- Boer searchlight
on Fmbulwana pla)ed on the mourners who
lolloned Steevens's boly to the ,-rave.
1 lel.ltng a tleep solemnity to me scene.
1 There were many people present. Including
rm w. W-ibS..
General Warren Continued His As
sault, Pushing His Left Wing
Forward Two Miles.
Rritish lirokc the JJoer Ri.hl and Occupied a
CoinmaiidiiiL; Table Land Lyttleton Kept
the Potgieler's Drift iJurghcrs IJusy.
ItV .1. II. I.Ki INDAI.r..
K.IiuMI. .11 I New I. ill. I. ur id. Cm 1 i if r.t
Mull iPr r.l UUlT. 1. r. .
Si-:iiiu:ius t'.iiup. .I.111. -1. s p. in.
iFup.vrilit. 1:mm. I1.1 V. K. Hi-nlM.) Tliu
t:i-:it 1 1.1 tlh 111 N.tlal. lion t nil v iiiiiUt
i.-ii. i-oiiiiiitii'il in vv:t-:i liiTi-i Ij :t'l ilaj
Sin ilnj In tin- in.l.i i-'iitilry ivii'iitj-
IIM 1 tilt s. west of I.:i(iVMU.tll. llltll lit!!.
lie. lilnl :nll:illl.li- tin e-.tlief sub-
Tin lihl is .still in its iiiliiinii:iry
l-iiiiinls. ns tin- 111:1111 imiiies haw imt let
1 hisli.sl. i.inei.-il W.-UH'ti is siiivin to
imik tiruuml tho Uot-rs' iig!it ilank.
nhili lieiK-r:il Hullcr iciiiiiins cni!ilcr-.-ililo
ilistniici tn tin smith, vvnititm :m
opportune moment in .strikt.
'I hi I..M-1-s. have faml .-iIk.u! I.i imct
11s in a new iliii-i-tion.
Fur weeks Imtli nrini.'s lay lacing i-:u-li
ollii-t on uppiisili' sii!i-s (. tin- Ttim-l.t
IJivor. wlii. Ii runs frmii in-s-t in i-.-ist.
licni'ial Iltiller tlii'ti iii.iri-liiil vvi-si anil
1 loss. .I tip river liiulier up anil is now
ttviln; to it-aili l.aily.stuitli fioiu tlie
nest o!iseiut-ntli tin I'.oeis haw
.sliilt.-il tlu-ir position s.i that lln-ir line--Meiiil
imrth ami south, with th.' lower
i-llil lltllli-il Ii.uk 111 olilef ( line the
siiuth ami tin Hiiti-li main iHisitimt.
Tlli'l ale- Mroimlj nitieii. he.l mi a lucky
!t'ncisil Wain-ii. who has ilmi.. all tin
liulilin--- so far, is liaiiiin.'iiiig ilie ninth
ern en. I n!" the ltnt-r line. Ceiu-ral Hill
lei's own task is in atltuli the lbu r
Tin i-.'iinp:ilgi! is I i K - (h-uetal tlratu's
ill the cliisiui; ilais nl tin Civil War in
Ani'iici. vvh.'ii li.-staitiil lor Kii-Iiiiinml.
1'mhliiu 1l.11 aller il.ii . lutnnm Hanks
liu-Iil ami li-l'l.
At tin eailii-st il.nvn Siiniiay. t.eii.-ral
Walton's ti-nops. vihn li'iil liivnitai'I.til
nil till' li.titll lll-!el. Ii'ill'lWll tin- :111:11k.
ainiiiiu al ill. 1 outs' tight II ink. Huu
ilunalil's ilashiiig lavalry. fm iiiini the
i-tr.'iiie I'tiil of the F.titisli line, nalc nut
In the ninth anil tti.-.l In ii; . 1- aimiml
tile liners, while tilt iulailtrv. l.v slmtt
ll.lslies. Hied o take llilue after liilue.
as the ellelliv l.-ll h.ll k.
All il.t. the lilitiim i-natiiiiiiil vvilli
lariin-.. stmess. th,. r.iiitsli fveiiiuallv
gaining s,,i,.,. giouml.
Tlie Ii-ii!t nf Ituller'.s first il.ii's lut
lie Willi the I'm! left 1 It'll. nil Wariell's
fnl it ill pnssessi.m of IW11 illlpnrt.lllt
ll.lges on tin It.ier etretue ligiil. The
last tiiige on top nf ,spiou Kp was still
lii'M hi tlie I! s.
Diiiiihuiahr- eavairv ninveil to a pnsi
thin nil the I'.titisli oMloiue letl. inief
111 tile apptn.1. lies to Tilltvva. I!. -Ilhlfli.
llnllls ami Oliver's Ilnek. passes III el
the Mntkelisherg lllnlllltaills.
Si (111 alter ilailiteak. tlein-ral W'ar
leti's eoluiiiii. lu.vi estahlisheil at Ai toll
llnlues. neiit si.iii:it for the elielu v "s
Aller several hours liutiihaiiliueiit
lail. .1 l ell. it .1 single tepl.l frolll the
itiier pnsitioii. liiiail.v. at " mlink 111 lite
alleillni.lt. the line; gulls ntiein 1! anil tile
I'.lilish In-: gulls loin entiali-.l tlien hie
ami 11111r.asl.e1I tin eiietni's position. The
l.iilish inl :i nt 1 1 ill. -a allaekcil against a
lint lille lilt. Tlie lloeis hrlil llieif
grmiiiii niaiiliillv. hut tlie I'.iiiisli lirin
line lias soon Inn . Ins tn-1 nuitntt. anil
the ItntTs lctleall-.I in pet fei t older to
the set mill liilge. the Hritisli aitillei.v
ilrulipin sliells among tiietii.
.vihi!i lliis seeoinl position lot ante tin
t. -liable ami the appcinautf of lietieral
W.n ten's men at .-lose tpiaitcis deenlul
tlie lloers 10 heat a s.voml tetiiitt. They
fell hai k tci tlu-ir main pnsltimi.
'I he Itinmis tmiiiharilinelit hy War
reii's anil CleryV. hatteties i-mitiinieil al
most iiiees.inily till tlie eiietny ami tin
Hritish fmies hiimtarUttl 011 the gimiiiil
lieimid. In he leatl.l l lelievi the :itt:!i-k
.Meautiuie. Lvltletun's liriga'le was
liaul at mirk against tlie ISnei-s tmntal
Iiiisitluit at I'otaii-liT Drift. The 111-lantl-y
was pushul fmuaril, iihih tin
u.lial ";iins anil l.uivitets liejiitnl the
iner lakeil the liner tie:n-lu-.
Tin 11:11 al hailery on Mount Alice sup
ported the attack ami tlie ISuer. 11 ere
.soon seen tn he falling: back, allnivin
the Hritish tn-M atlillery In pour tip in
tlietu a galling shrapnel lire. The Hoer-
mi lat- iii.iintaiueil an muiumis sileme.
ke I'plns tin- Hritish giinnors guessing as
tu 1 heir position
When the Htitish infant iv aiii.ttu 1 ii
for the ptn-pnse ol fotiitig tin lh.eis to
disclose their pnsitioii. Hie Hoei. opeliul
a shaii liile lite, suiijmrteil hj 1 tie
M.inIui. a Nutiletifeliit ami a sen 11
pnmuler. Tlie Hritish naials anil iiov.-itz-ei
ibstantlv htiili'.l i.uiilitt shells, anil
as a lesitlt. in lifteeu minutes tip. I:.:.r
gutis n ere sjletii-eil. Tin Hiitish Iov.es
neie pmli.ihly ::nn 01 klileil ami noinul
eil. Put it is sipisMl tin I'.oers sullen ii
.seven Ii. Tliei Hire in gie.it tuttuliels
ami neie seen gall .piiit; between the
BY ASSOC1ATF.D PUHSri.
Speai man's Camp. Jan. -Ji. to.-jo t. 111.
After ten hours ot emitiuuous ami ter
liliii lire jestenlay. llem-ials Man ami
Clery ailvatiteil l,t 10 yards. The Hoers
ui.iintalneil tin irregular lire duriu-c the
night, h . the Hiitisli outposts did nut
This inotniim at d.1.1 break tin Ifcieis
opened a stiff lire. The Hritish btuod tu
tlie Kittis. uiu-le they I1.11I slept, and ihe
i'ii&i. nieiit lias i.-nevvi d iigmiHisli.
'Ihe in !d arlilieiy puiirid .shrapnel intn
tin- eiieinl's Iretielli's.
A minor that i-iii.isiuitli hat 1h-i u i-Hen-il
enlileti.sl th" British, v. Iio sent
11 jt a iiu-:iiig 1 in 1 1. 'I Ins was taken as .1
signal lor an adi.ii.n-. 'I In lirst knpje
was eariii'l al the jMinit nl the Ii.i.ininl.
all'l till I'l.ors letliai.el i .lie- net
1 Kopje, ninth, like most others, lias
slievvn mill iir.raelise hoilldels. sitr
tiaiunlid hi niumiii-5 mi the summit.
'1 lie Kiitlh adianeiil te.nlil. and tlie
I.nois, reia.ed .slightly. The latter did
nnt .shun ..iie-h tenaeily as prcvimisii .
Their .N'ordeiifelds lireil at Imis iiitenaN,
and their cannon tit-e.1 hut selilmn. Ap
p.lielitly the Hoeis Here .short ol" aill
mnntiit.ii. All dai the Hie continued. 'Ihe F.rit
ish it nl. ihn-e ositimi on me mountain
ami ttillllil shelter hehll.tl the liouluel.s.
l.oll'loii, Jan. -1. tienel-.ll Bullet eahii.
In Hie War Ollii e.
"Si caiman Camp. .Ian. :I. I'eneral
W'arien has heen euuaed all day. chief
li mi lits left, v Iiieli he has swum; ft 1
ii.inl about a tullple nf miles. The
.innnil is i.Tj dihii-ult. ami as the n-ht-iug
is all the una- uii hill, it is tlilhi tilt
tu say e.:u tiy lmn much ne haie
-.'ainnl. hut 1 HiiiiK ue ale making suu
The War Ulili e lias recoiled tin fol
hiMlt: rrotii t'eiienil H'.tller. tlati.l Spc.11
tiiau's Camp, .lanu.-.ri "1. );..'." a. 111.:
In order in relieve the pre-siire mi
(h-m-ral Warren ami tn asiertain the
sireiigtli of tin etieuii ill the position in
fiont of Putgleler's 1'rift, liener.tl I.illle
tuii made a leit-uiiitis-aiae in lone ves
tenla.i. 'I his Kept Ihe enemy in their
ireucl'fs ill lull streiuitli all ila.i.,
'tur lasitaltles Thiitl Hallalinn
KincV l.'oyal Ktlk's, two i.tlletl, tivehe
I IVnuadeil. F.vn lllissing."
; SATURDAY'S FiGHT FURIOUS,
n't hi:.m:tt hi ki.f.h.'H.
si.. ..I Call- 1 ""lie Ib.nlJh N- lerk II-n I
a 1 1 ia- n Paill It.tK.abu. l.ei uba Jti n I'r'-
Speat man's Camp. :ilind.ir fioiiiiis.
iCniiv tight. P..011. hi .lames linrdon Hell
nett 1 'I hat puilion of tSellt-r.ll llllllel.
loiies ninth is under tiuumatid of I'en
etal Warren, has tmighl a deliher.ttely
pl.iiiiKd ami si.oesslul battle. This ini
iort:tUt eng.igelliellt Sunk pUue In Ihe
west of Spimi Kup anil has pr.11 tit-ally
resttltetl in our securinu a rmmli table
land, wlili Ii emistitutes tin Key tu the
Alter a lien.' eannonatle had been di
re, t.tl against the enemy's Hues lor
some time, the British lumps assembled
near an einhit m-e known as "Three
Tlee Mill." n lut It Inrttis the center nf a
semi.-itile of tests. , mil lied with the
eiietnv's vvmKs( which ale mw -l
milt s imig.
M.-.nlilv and nilli itn-at tiasli the Brit
ish inlaiitiy went fnrnaltl 111 the fate
of a he.11. 1 titsilade riuiii .Mauser lilies.
Our tmops uort disposed as follnvvs:
W.mlgat. 's Btigade 1111 the rilit.
Hart's l.ri.:aiio in llie 1 enter anil IliM
i.trd's r.ri'aile on the left.
Soeu allir midih.i. Ihe battle mi tl.e
hilN bet aim- fuilmis. From :t n'tloili 111
the afternoon till the tin of both igni
tion and rules was etr'moly hcaiy."
I'oiut afler point of the enemy's posi
tion: nas seized bv tin Hnlish troops.
Kientually the Hut r riht htuKe and
nas fun-eel hae-K toviard Spina Kop. Our
force is hlimi.ii-MtiK ih,hii the -:riutiiil
they haie 1 upturn..
Iltiriui: the rt-ihtins lodai. the enemy
liioii.-lit into anion a fen tiiii. one nf
nhii-li nas iiuii-K-'.ire. Tn-mnri-on miuht
to settle the matter. In t.nlai". Il-ilit-in-r.
mir Io-ses nere trilling, hut the
Beets Miflereil seven Ii.
W'lule l.eiietal Warren was lighting his
engagement, au I'ltedu.il ilemuiisttaltou
w.i. junittslili; at I'ntgieter's Drift, the
eii.'iu.v's 1'isitlotis near then heilm
sheiieil vio.-mtsly by the HrBisii h.'.t
tcrii's. I.urinu list uUht there was occasional
iiriii-. aii'l '.it's mnniiiig- a heavy liom
li.::t!i::c:i: was 1, pencil mi the Boers frmu
tin Btitish hattenes at this place. At
the same lime the guns nf Warren s.
fnrie nere heard.
l'oiir more Bier prisoneis. nho ate
slightly nmtnil'd. have hi en I.rniight
liilu camp. ni.iKiii- Ihe tul.il so far tap
tureil tu-n!j-lhite. I
Spearman's Cimp. Sttnihii mortiiii . :
tCnpiriht. Bioo. hj .lames I'mdnn Hen-
nett 1 -Our hatteries have resumed their
lannouaile nf the etiemi. Yesterday,
two ilenimistraiions nere carried nut in
the direction of I'ntgieter's Drift, our
n-ii.il sun! and hnnilers .livlliii!: the
Bt.er lines. nh!eh hale been found to be
eMeihlinu In the eastwanl of our tinu.
The iialhmn aseeml.il and ntir troups
iid:iiii'd in the afternoon. During this
allair the Biters used mie maehine tin
and t-atiui 11. Our aillllery niii-cd the
eneini loiisiderahle hisses.
BOERS WERE OUTGENERALED.
Durban. -Ian. "1. The Natal Adver
tiser has the Minn. iu.r frmii ."sjiearman's
Camp, dated .vesterday:
"lietie-ral WanenV cnlunin attacked a.
Conllnncd on Page Tito.
O i.imsiii in 111:1. n:r nun.
1. ifnl larr '. iff' r ligh lrg
it'll, m hours sllu.,i,.. r. , n n(.
O rrH'tf a g-.tio of three iiut ergiged
, J'.t.' r: s arnt all iiv Sup j.n
O G. rural BuIIer r-ports substantial
Sittirdae's fghting vas h"ivv. the
O Jtt.rt ontestins ivery foo of the
ground At the end of tie div
O the Hrltl-h Intl nnch'd a tnlile lantl
J that .ominande.1 the Boer position.
0 T.. :ea 11 this point thev broke th
O II" r right
e V, hile G. neral Warren's alt icl; ws
Q ee , SaH.rJ.i) . Ge-r.cral L)ttle: i made
a -t ..Ti'ilssant in fore' t iot
a. giier s Drift. His movement sue-
rf'U'l !n U'cplng the B's rs at that
O po-nt In their tren. h.s thus m-ikmcf
Warr 11 s t is.; t.s arduous
O 11 fi:ivim: noi.ris hit.
Dispaiehts from Mifel.ing tftl of
arti'l.rv dm 's and a d .lion nf 'he
t- liti- 1 --to stu k it our ' T'ie Iites
fli-t tl-h jw tl if th I. ne S'lte
for.es are b Ik v.-.l to h in ben
? withdrawn he. ue of a di asrecment
with th Tr nsv lal e Hi. rr
Britirsli Generals Seem to Have
Profited by Lessons From
BY MILTON V. SNYDER.
SI'I'CIAL BY ABLK.
Lon.Ien. MoneJa). Jan. 22 -Copyright,
lSitn. by James Gordon Benre.tt.) -1 p to 1
o'clock this morning tidings received in
I-ondon of the rtsult of the battle which
rag.il all day )estcrdav on Boiler's left
Ilank. where Ge neral Warn n In the morn
ing h nl resumed his attempt to turn tho
Beers' right wing, did not show that a de
cisive advantage had been gained.
On Saturday the whole British force wit
engaged In a 1-erce conflict w'th the Boers
all d.i). which resulteel in thrusting baclt
the Boers f re m ridge after ridge.
Tin light was rt-sjmed )esttrt'av and at
I o'elock General Warrm had feircd th
Beers freim three po-ltlons. The Lineashlre
ami Irl-h brigades were then aelvoncing
The main engagement on Saturday toV-c
Itlace to the west of Splon Kop, and re
sulted In the British stcurlr.g tho rough
table html. v. hich Is sjj to constitute the
key to the Boer position. The Boer right
was pushes! back upon the central hill,
S; ion Kop.
The British assault w-js delivere-d against
a ridge of hills sit miles long. The British
forcts were marshaed In three brigades
under Gentrals Woodg-ate. Hart and H!ld
yaru. General Clery directing the opera
tions. Tho British moved forward and gilned
position after positlan un'll the Boers right
gne iv.i). The r'anking moiemtnt was eil
dently entirely successful.
M anwhile the Boers were kept busy on
thtir left facing I'otgiettr's Drift. A
continuous artillery lire was poured lntc
them from Zwartz kop and Mount Alice.
Littleton'. brigade matle a reconnolssancs
in force, which rendered It lmposisb'e for
the Boers mere to aid their hard-pressed
tight. British howitzers', naval guns and
held artillery raksl the trentht-s. keeping
the Boers in them throughout the entire
The British commanders and his lieuten
ants have tvld-nil protitcd b) tntlr les
sons In war. There have been ni desper
ate rushes over open ground, swept by tiro
from the Bo.r marksmen. Thej-e has beea
no marching In tk.e lormatloii within rans
if the Bie-r vollevs.
I'rum Iid)smith comes word that the
Boers have plaie-d in position some new
guns, and tint he bombardment has beea
vigorously conducted during the last frv;
da)s. This u parent.)- Inditates that tha
Boers io not consider their prospects hi
Nutal lo lie hopeless.
General Warre ti seems to hive esiabpshed
himself at Acton Homts as an .nil ami
joint, and being fairlv behind the Boer po
sition and otil) twenty miles from Ladv
smith. h is e-trtaitdv In a good position.
proiIJ.d ike jlans of Bailer are genera!'.,
Kcjioit That Miii-i inn l.cais His
Loudon, Jan. II A special dispatch from
NaIes st)s that Mr Marcum is reported to
be the bearer of a ittter to President Mo
Klnby from President Kruger. In which tho
hitter jroposes peace terms based upetn t 'o
static nuo, with eomtilete Independence and
.1 seieli-yar franchise
MM'IUTI AMI UlllTII,
Ithl't'tlUC HI'Et ML
WashiiiKlon. Jan. It Consul Macrum.
now on his vvav to this country, is at Xa
pl.s and proceeding leisurely for the pur
pose of sounding sentiment as he goes, anil
perhaps to execute mb-sions intrusted to
him b. fore having Pretoria. It Is well un
derstood that Mr. Macrum brings with him
from Preside nts Kruger and Stc..-n an oifi
1I.1l request to the L'nlted States to medi
ate In the South African war. If such a
ric,uest Is re-ceived It will never be mada
public. The innouneemcnt of Its arrival
and jtre sentatlon .it the State Department
would undoubtedly inflame public sentiment
The Boers have matle a cleier tactical
move In haling Montagu White, thtir rep
resent. itlie. arrive in Washington about
th time that A.lelbert Hay, the Secretary's
son. arrived in Soutn Africa. If Mr. While,
were not. rectiied b the Stale Dejiartment.
there is no doubt that joung Mr. Hay
would not be reeelml b) President Kru
ge r. The Slate Department by Its decision
to rtcelve Mr White as a consul and not
as a diplomatic rrprestntative has per
rorrntd another act of hair-splitting ue
slgrietl to obiigo Grtai Britain. Mr. 'White,
however, if accepted as a Consul, may In
sist on being the same kind of a Consul
here that Mr. Hay is In Pretoria. In thB
event there will be a erloir complication,
requlrlpg ail the State Dej'artmenfs dex
terity to untangle.
Mr. White is in Washington. He will
probably call on Secretary Hay to-morrow.
Mr. White extire.sed to The Republic rei
rtsentatlve to-night his rgret tint he could
not dlcuss nis mission, and maintained
Ihe reticence that has characterized him
since he slarttel for Washington.
air White reached Washington on an
afternoon train, accompanied by George
W. VanSicklen eif New iork. who was ona
of the speakers at a big Boer mass meeting
NEWS FROM FRENCH.
I cnionst ration by Cavalry and Ar
Ixindon. Jan II. The War Office ha re.
ceived Ihe following from Lord Roberta,
ela ed Capetown, January 21:
"General French rcrorts a demonstration
by th. cavalry and two guns toward II
bron on Friday, but that otherwise his sit.
Uatlon Is unehar ed."