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TITK ilEVVULlC: MONDAY. .7AXUARY 22, 1000.
TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF.
A pro-Kocr ma- """'- lirt I ;'
; -.1 to.-l.raii i Mi"'" Htvr "-'
' '"he House probat.lv will vtj "
! x, this n.-U !.. .....idrjln of th. t.
, ..rts in the i:.b-rt "' . . . . ,
1 Th., 0ant.,i i-n .- ?
ih.s week in th. P-n--- "r" tru.
If.. l-i'G ' MKwltt.w to th.
I!,.- transfer of public '?" iTi,
,.... have ..unlmed a- ,,"P;!StTHstb
1 mmuk bond V.U1U .P'1"1 ".m-
,,,,,'Ta its annual re!.rt - the Preside:,!.
n... 1 mted W..t Supreme is " -.
. -id to act ..Hli. on the "'"''"" " A' ,
' -e- :.-.. r.it r w of Mls-url f r b ...
" lJ. in.un.Mion proceeding agjUis ''
t, .st.-es of th- i 'hi' .'W 'ir-"" ":v ,""1-
ll.rlv action i evoe, lexl ' xa' S."" ",
... th.- ,a.se t.. octde '"- '-"
N.tira'W boundary lm-.
ijOiWI. ANI PfBI-KHAN
.. n..i.i it I'raneis
, .m an a.llr.. . 1".,'?; ?'!
.' v mormig on th- W..U.1 - ra... ..- v
, bration. and a -' ex-,........ '"
1 n's p.ier. ay well a ' """'""'-
i.i .. tieal beuertl t.) an-nif.
.. - l., ... ... s.,o-el trt tile
i n-n wiriu'-h- - - ......
.., . .,.11 .tiii'ii u.mkl reduce
, .1!.-.. .frx t .leivirtl.iellt tU.'n X 1
t- will us pr.A.-nled th '""
... '. l.t twe In Sf i
. !...,-. .'.mat,, .iccdetttallv -hot h.tn-elf
. . ,i L.t. .'. tt-ftll 1
S j'l- Pllth Ji'iOtniau i'" -- "
.: ntH. Tlxif is lil" li "
DEATH COMES 10
A. J, VAHLANDIN6HAM
'oiumi.NNitiiii'i of tiif Si. LiiuisTnif
Hi- Kitniui Siii'i-multh io :in
AtUtrk f l'lIrlllliDHKI.
AH EXFERT OH FREIGHT RATES.
FOUGHT ALL DAY SUNDAY.
t .nilliniril I'lolu I'nc.- flue.
.. - i i...n-t.r n 4vioeetiarlan.
I run. i.iiif. '..
. . . . ... i. In euraHotvinU nt'
t- ip.ru io " " '.... ,.. .1
t i.'.c He Ras tasen to in.- "j ..-.
.n.i is out of Jatiser He -an assign :-
4.u..- tor hi a.-:
The fifth annual dinner of the nu".n-vs
l n' IsiRUe will I"' heW to-nionow ever-i-'jt
the Men-aiiti luo Kwmi" ' int
i, n otr-r ar.il m.-nji)- is wu l- -. n.
i fi S: rts. who mi- iw'i.l to bo fa
ti.H ln.:.r.il h TatllPK f.-n. a .-nr. 1 r.
. . orins. iU tl'f.ai !.- Mrer6'l and iron
or.-aiimfc-it are pulhnK him throuslt-
i -r inetr.on:. Itue lieen r.impioto.1 by
tiie JtihJjc IJnrary for a delivery station
t ,r the oonv-nienoe of the people of Uentoa.
V.'illiam Siiwmnj. the Itnbeminn h" at
tein.1 soiei.ie on Ja:ii.s.iJ . died nt the
hospital, lie iutJ liv-d eleven d.is ith .1
liunet hole in hi. lirain.
Bn Price, agi-d IT. is at the hospital Willi
lMh his !- out oiT at the t.'ilKh. the re
mit of an jrcident at Atlanta. 111., where
lit weni to seJl emplnjtnent.
Attornev W S. richl. one of the oldest
rei..ei fs .,f St. lAinis. duil jesterday from
hnii- d-hiiiy. He '.is an a-s.KM.ite of ten
ei.t! Aie:inier Doi.ipti.iii. the Mexlean War
Ti-e futier-il of lVietor i:dard K Cole
m r. who ilinl l-'riday mornins. v. ill t.il.e
place at his laie lionie this inoiiilni;.
Praiv ar.J thankssliitiK servics vvere
)eM vestordr.j at Deim.tr Avoni.e Baptist
Ciinreh. Adnrosses we.e ta.id h three
former pastors. Doelors teaman. Kinsley
and Armstrong, and 'he present pastor.
Do. tor .1. T M. Johnston.
Deetor raur.ee. piosldent of Drown T'ni-i-ersin.
ooeiip'ed the pulpit of Doctor Boyd
nt s:,-rond Baptist, fhurcn, and addressed
At Goode Avenue M. H. Church Donor
Becc proache.1 on roJempuon from in
latr.tr Dnetor V. M. .Tones dellvere. a -ermon at
hii,' I'ark fonBTCsattonal "hur.li on "Je
sus Christ, tiio Sime Yesterday. To-day
The Itorerend C. X. Holier, rector of St.
John's Kpiseopal t'har.h. took for his tekt
In the inorninir the story of the centurion.
Do -tor Sn-ed's sermon, at Washington
Avenuo I'resliyteriac Chun h. dlscus-ed the
1 elation of tension to sciiool and coll'-S"-
Doctor W. W. floyd tlellvete.1 sin a-i.lress
ii- Kieond IVaptist Church on "aambling
iiiU Its Suppression."
Three Italians were killed In a Xew York
t ii-mcnt-hous riot Sunday mornliis.
"i he Itritlh steamer tj.jtton is ashore on
F.miul 1-land shoals, nnd may be a totai
1. s Crew sared.
rho liodi's of Kd and noori;e Meelts, nha
were Inhed at Dort strott, Kas . hare
1 en claimed by their wives, who v.iii 'ake
tneni to Kansas City for burial.
iSencral James F. Y.-ido yesterday took
t-mporary charge of the Department of tho
Senator Tliurston of Xebraska has ar
irpied a position as attorney for the
Standard Oil Company.
Tl-.o Kevirend C. M. Sheldon of Topeka.
ka? has lven invited to 'ake ohirse "f
til- Tojxka Capital ani run it for one
wee as a Christian daily.
The Darls and Orleans Hallway of I'r.mce
hjs ordfred thirty ten-Iicel pi"srne-r en
S'nes from the Baldwin works, in this
.lie ore sold for t-" and lead fo- J.iXrj
In the Joplin? district the lift nk.
The steamer l)ric landed T") Japatlfs,
laborers at Honolulu.
Tho Oregon Democratic State Convention
will be held at Portland, April 12.
citizens of Buffalo. X. Y., raised SCO
for the Bo.-r hofpital fund at a mass
Sir. et car einplies at Troy. X X.
mria-k Sunday for hicher vvases and short
One hundretl coil operators arrived at
Jnd.anipolis Sunday to participate in th
wage conference to be h.-id this week
A Merican fell and broke ids no. k in
d. mollis a Spanish lluro at a fi ldnu; in
The Texas Lefilsliture w.il eonv.nr in
spt.jil s.sion to-morrov. to act t n ih. pr
pose.1 tax measure.
All the churches of Wank'ort. !ii wd1
offer praers tr-nionow fr . r-st ira iun
r,f peaceful conditions and the .iw.il,. i r.
of the public conscience Ta.s i. an .ut
come of the recent tratjodu-b.
Cencressman Bailey denies that lie m
withilmw fnm the Texas seniion.il r.o.
The Attorney General of Illinois is pr.
jiarins to ro to Washington to ni -t iln
Injunction procteiiinss lii'-d bj the Mis
siuri Attorney General asiin-t tiie hi
cago Drainage Cai.al Trti-te. s
Cjclir.s; Club deroatcd Shamrniks in f ot
1m 11 came. 4 Roals o 1.
.Marcus Daly Ins it large stnnr of ri hlt
brcd :-.-Ar-ol.Is in tr.ui.ins fir lis j, ,r
tlnrlne Inf elllsenre.
Juoonstnr. J.in "1 Sailed S'amrr
C uiic from I.iv.rpool. X w ork ctopie
to embark mails ard pro-.-ddi
New Yoik, J.-in "I. Arrived S3mer
li ltretagne. Havre
REINHARDT'S BODY ARRIVES.
The FuiiltiiI Will Take L'lace This
The body of August lieinliardt. uho vvs
found in a ding condition lridav on tin.
tiatks of the Iron Mountain Kaiir. ad ntar
Iviminswk-K. JIo.. wa brought to St. 1 uis
:-steidiy h I'nde taker i'lank G. Witt
of the Hint of Witt Bros, al No. s Hick-f.-y
i-tieet. lefoie tht Itotlv wis stnt to
Si I.ouii an inquest vv.i.s lieid b tn- Cor
oner at Kimmsvviok. anil a v.idul of dtath
fiom .1hisui, returntd.
I.eiiih.iidt formerl.v lived al No. 2111 North
Kouitcenth stiret vtith his wife and three
chlMnu. Some mouths ago he .luarreitd
with his wife and left home. .Mrs. Bein
litr.lt lat. r learne.1 that he was at Hot
Springs. Ark. and mote him there, be
ginsr liiin to return. He died while on the
way back to St. Ivjuis.
Tho fiinoi.il will take place to-day under
the auspices of German Tv iot;rapnical
1 ninn. No. -. from the undertaking estab
lishment of Witt Bros.
ll-.iri.-.K the Vati l-"lft lrart
31 -s Winston 'h Suot'iing Srup has been
lis, b MILLION'S OI-" MO'UiKIiS for
tneir i. IIlLDltKX WHII.L ll.Li-HIN'G
with VKlsrUi'T SI CCBSS. IT SOOTHEs,
the CHILD. SOKTCXS THH Gl'MS. al
L.VYS THE PAIN. CLUES WIND COLIC.
and is the best remedy for DIAItKHEA.
Ask for "ilris. W'ilisloWs Soothing Srup."
Mi- '.t Itni in (Ii-iii-oia anil
W'm-ut-tl a- a liailmail Cli-rl,
in .itl'i' Rurk. Ark. Hi-
I'iili'Htv io )im.
A .1 a ikin.I.ti,-!- i"t. 1'onimissl.mer of
tie t-'. l.ou,s Ti-it:., Itureati. died Hi l
. I.t-k v.-s-tiiday ev-ninj at his Inirae. X'.
",". Washington boulevard, of a -ompUr.i-lioti
of .I!-a.se. He leaves nine .-hildren.
live dauhiers and four n. r..ng!ng in
an" trotn 1 to n .4r. Airs. VanlandinK
ham di.sj aliout a year ,ko.
Mr. Y.ini..liJii.Ktaio v. -s . .nliii. d to hi
Is 1 sin. e Ih-eenlier a last, ultli an at
1 1. k of iai utnonta. It. si. I, s this ilis-.as-. he
aiso had nervous and li-arl tr.iul les. The
t. ne-al arrant;e.-ntiitv have not yet In-en
.'. J. Vaniatulinsiiam was born in fjeor-H'-i
fortv-six v.ars ago. As st,in as he
had altalne.I his majtrit he mov.d to
Uttle Rirt, Ark., wlh-r.- he obtain..! . m
idovnent as j. clerk tn a r.ilr..ad otil -e In
that cll. Tlnre he mei and niunej Hiss
Minnie llri-bin. tnentv -liir-e icirs .n;.j
In l'TS h- tn ivej to )rrli.rliel.i. Mo . to
it-pt the IM-fllio'i of jsslstjlil fi-lKht
a-e'it ..f tli hnsis Ci:. foil Scott and
Al mphls ICaiiroad. He remain, d al Spring
IioM trtm ears. allerwards Koini; to K211--s
Cit. vthere h- lieeanie the general
freight agent of the same roid.
He remained in Kansas City for twelve
y.ars at the head of the trull. - department
of the Kansas City, I"ort Scott and .Mem
During this time i. became known
throughout the Middle West as one of the
lies! trall.c men th- section afforded, of
tirtl.-ss, ,nerK-. excellent bu-iiiess judg
ment and keen bu-sinc.ss r.-ption. he
iKt-r let a chan. e ts.-atie liim l. mako
Imsii.tss fr the cororatioii b vvhiili he
Three y.ars ago he came to St. I.u!s to
take tne position of tonimissioi.-r ot the r-t.
Louis Tralhc Bureau, ubl.-h Is jointly sus
tained bj the Merchants' Kv. hange jnd
ltjsiness .Men's I-agu. IIU 1 ilmr tn that
po-nlou at. of suthi lently recent date to b-
Kn.mil to all.
The same tir.l. ss industry that he had
cmil.icd while working for the nilioads
he .-ailed to I, s assistant in the Uist harge
ot Ins iluti-x as tiaihe coinmi-si..n, r of St.
liuis. and he worked with the -ame K.-al
to ton.s-i what h- consi-iered nieuit.tlile
lit 1, lit rues, put in operation by the v i-l-eus
railroads, on In half ot the hosin. ss
men t.f St louis, as b h.id formerly ein
poi.vod 1:1 advanung the inttrests of the
Ii:ring ih- time he was commissioner of
th.- St Louis Trafin Bureau he instituted
a numlier of lnvestleations into allea. d
11 tight distriminutt. n against St. Iauis
b.-foie the Interstate I'.tminer.-e Commis
sion. Among the most ceb hrnted of these
was the ltiv.stigation ot rates ..r the I'itts
1 urg and Gull and other roai.s from Kans.s
Citv to Gulf ports, and .-No the all- ged di--t
rin.ii.ation ot trans, ontinenta! lines m the r
1 ales against St. l-oui- ai.o in ;avoi t the
johb-rs j'i-1 taaiiu acturers ot the Pa.-ite
This hearing wac bigim 111 ?'. Louis alwcit
two months ago. and is still pendiiig, the
hearii being now in progress 111 aan 1'ian
In the i-ourse of the investigation an in
cident .Kcurr.tl whi. h .1 monst rales. Mr.
Yanlandinghim's d-votion to duly and
ft-aity to hi- tlmitage. He hnd bten on fie
stand two .Jjv-. and during the grt i'.
luirt of tile time w.it sUbjt.tted to m-v ie
cross-, xatnina' ion ti William T. Hernn.
gen. ral counsel of the Southern I'acillc. He
had b en int-rogateti on th- tralhc b-jsi-ns
gen.rallv and tffort was mide to show
that i.i tlie r-iihoads he ..wed his sue. ss in
life an! ii a. irgratitude to turn against
them at ihi- time.
Y.inlandlngham answered bv saing: "I
cannot st-ie wo mastets at onre Wti-n
I was .mploycd by the riiiroai I gav
them the lx st work of whi' h I was eapab'.e.
Th'-v got v ilu- for vrj dollar tl.ev ev. r
p.-id me Now I .tin working for another
m.stfr. whose intr-ss ..ni!i-t with th e
of 'h- raiirt.ids. and I piopo;-e to iignt as
long as 1 hav.- tir- .til in my b-i,- f-ir t!:
eorrciit'ii f trilll- airau.:. n.n s wiiicli
I believe unjust and 1.- ri m i'itig ag .inst
th's .ectlon of th .oiiirv. .! in violation
01 the spun .i"d th Iet:-r of the int.-r-st
re comm- --.- law "
His last I (b trs w.i.- on this r is-, and
th. i.v h w.is stiii Vn with i.is f.ita! II
n ss wii d'vitt ' -t! 1 I '1' s, . urin ei-iipi-ce
10 s, 1st;, ii, his luni.u'i -ii at the hear
ing i. vv going on In San 1'ran isi o.
KniiiH'rit luri'Jis: Will Act as tlie
The funeral perricts of former Judge J.
Gabrl. I Wo.rn.rof th I'rol. ,t- Co irt. vill
!.,le o! 11 ' tn-moT. W 'I. r-l o'l at J I, . :.M k
'in I- f tm' r. '. . ,4. Jltw-
Ih.T'i. 1 i - I 1 . r . I n' -!
it ' i"ii r i. ,
I ." V I 1 . r ,' I 1 11
ajr v- - S' h st
m 'it $& ) 4 v-ri- &&
.M'Imjk i:ai:i:ii:i i.i i:km:k
Tho Ascil Jurist ami Author Who Hied
At tho cnulerv. Meridian Lodge. Xo. :.
will coiHiuct stMfiil Masonic rites.
The pallbearers seb . tul are. Judge I.e-roj-
B ..lliant of th. Su'ireine Court of
Missouri: Amos K. Thav.-r. Judge ot the
Cnited Statts Coiut of ppeais. Jacob
Klein. Judge of the Circuit Coutt of St.
Iiuis. Judge Franklin Perriss of the Cir
cuit Court. Horatio D Wood. Circuit Judge:
Elmer 15. Adams. Judge of the Tutted
Stiti- jiistri t Court. G-orge A. Madill.
fornur Jiirlg, of the Circuit Court: and
Hcnrv S Priest, former Judge of the
I "nited States Circuit Cojrt.
1'ndert.iker lleier of Cotnpton Heights
will have ..barge of the fuiKral.
l-'lvo 'I lioiisnatl Dollnr !llii7c.
IlCI'l I'.l.l.' M-Kll.VL
Yan Bur. 11. Ark.. Jan. ;i. Pire .leitrovfd
W. P. I!r. wster's groci ry store, George
Mnddox. feed and gr c. ry. Home Machi.ie
olhce and dam igeii w A Bri o's groc-rv
mid Sam kiwlaui' drv goods tin.- m.i-iiing.
The loss to si i, k at. 1 bud lings is J.v-1 .
st.tps the Coiii;li
mil! Works 11 IT the I old.
Iiailve Broino-Qulninp Talilcts cure a cold
In one da", Xo Cure, Xo Pay. Price I5a
leiisllij lox-r iiiisiiioii on the uoillieni
iiilge of Siii.iii Kuji. A lieavv U'liilt.-ml
nii'iil lv a Uflil Imiieiy iu- nliil lln-inl
Vlllll-,'. 'I'll,' Ihnls evelllll.lll.V ll-plie'I
miIi lo mnis. si'ieial jiiacliino mius
.'ml lilies. Th.. Butisli ies li.l siuil
I.iriv. ilinl long rang.' iliiiis Iiit'.iim- g''
eml. lasting unlit ilark.
"iJolieial llil.l:iil ilii'iv lib' I'.iters
Irom :i iile.iiliii iiosuiou sitiiiiluineous
l.i I'.t a tlctiiuiistiaiiim 011 their Imiital
ji. stiinii. diiiwiiig a I'eelile lire fi'uiii llieir
. iileiifil.K ami lilies. Tlie llrilisli
ll-ival Kmis nil'! liiuiliTS shelhi! 1I11'
irein-Iii's ivitli i-Mi'Ili'iii elT.H-t ami many
I Suits were observe! lloltill. 'file ISrit
ish artillery ...mpli-ielv slli'tn-i-.l tin-ISii't-s
at mgliti.ill. 'l.f iSriiisli iiilanlrv
tHiupIisl an .i'i'Iliut ailvain-ed jiosi
I1.111." 1 tlss w 'j;'i(iit-. vl'ltl IT.
I .ond. .11. J.m ; Tie- War Olllce has
f.-l.sl Has ,ii ut Ii fr.mi 1Iei1er.1l Bull. r.
dt-l .l.mu.ir L'l 10 a 11: "Th. f. II.. whig
wiie w. uiide-l in the a. tlon near . nt.ir's
Spruit v.st. rda .
"Stafr Colonel P Hamilton and Major
C Jl.Gr.-Kor. So. oral Lancashire I'usili. is.
Captain It. II I'limt and Seiotd Lieuten
ant M :. Crofton and K J. M Pair It.
r'n-st Koid.-r l:it!-s Cai'aiii C D. .iiigh.-n
and Se. ond lj-ui.-innl Murier: Iirst York
mid tain, .'shire. S.ioml lieutenant A. II.
Ktlrre.v. Secord l.ub'In fusiliers. Captain
C. A llisl, . isjnit- dead! and Malor K.
I!t.rlsi. S. ond ilo'd. n. Se. ond IJ.iite.i
aiit P ! Stewatt and TSJ noticoinnilssioned
tillic-rs and tnep "
II VKIl WOCK VIIC.MI.
Ijonuon. Jan -'-,. 4 ' a in l-'rom the
lnformaliun winch tho censor has al
low,. 1 to pass, it Is a-, vet inn ossibh
to form a turret t nuS,.ii of the British t.ic
tlis One thing, howevtr. Is tpllte ,-t.ir
the British oiiim.iiitl.-rs have protlt.-d b.
experience, aod are now avoiding tiif.iulrv
tliarg,s, giving pr f, rem to the ui,,re ju
dkious us, of artill-r.v. The general Id. 1 .
that Sir rtedv.r-i BuIIer. Willi -m- .Vw
men and eight.en field guns, is holding the
norlheni Iiank of the Tugela at Potgieter's
Diift. while St. Charles Warren, with alowt
lioO men. t!ilrtv guns and a lirge force of
cavalry, is wotkit.g around the tight Hank
of the Boers, tight or ten miles 11vv.1v
One account of Saturday's lighting savs
that the British had f 1 w killed. Little r. 11
ance can be placed upon these rf:ons. and
although lb.- main position 1 f the Bo. rs Ii is
not yet Hon attackxl. and noihiug 1-know-i
us to its strength. Saturdays and
Sutidav's, tighti'iKT. whiih can hurdlv ! !
stlib. ,1 as more 'ban outpost affairs, ,.i
d.iitlv ntaibd s,.rous tos.s.
TN- Boers are following their old-time
tactics -making .1 show of resistance and
then retreatin : in s o.l order to prepare 1
positions, and. as th-y are woiklug on th
interior of their lines, they iiuj be able to
bring stums forces to defend the main posi
tion. Nothing is heard reganllrg anj counter
attack by Sir liiii'i, White from I.i 1: -smith
and General Butler's. "I think we 'ire
making substantial progress." remains the
last word. This rhows that th.re is still
s..me v.ry hard work m front of the British
The news from other points is of slight in
terest. General Kellv-Kinny's division his
been ent l'i Gtneral Gatacrc to lorm an
advar.cd base at ISosemi.id Junction.
WILL PAf FORTUPPLiES.
lioln-rts'.-s Atti-nipt to ( .iin-iliate t In
Cape Town. Saturd.iv. Jar CO -Lord ISols
irts, purposing not to alienate the Cap
Duttli and to s,s that the military renc. t
tlie rights of nniifumb.Ua nts. regardless of
race or syinpathits, has Issuwl. throuih
Ixird Kitchener. Ins chief of staff, tile fol
lowing orth r:
"Th- Comm-'iider-tn-Chief wishes to Im
press upon all otilcors vviio 1n.1v at any
time be in charge of columns or detacli.-d
commands the grave importance of doing
all in their power by good nnd con. iliatorj
treatment and by securing ompensation
for the people of the eountrv in all inuii--rs
affecting nib. r their own interests or those
of the troops.
"In all caes where supplies nf anv kind
are retjulretl th.-s' must be paid for on de
liver and a n.-eipt for the amount tnk-n
o'licei-s will be held res-ponsible for the ob
servances or Ihe rule that soldiers ar- never
al'owed to entrr private houses or to mn
I,st the inhabitants on any pretext whit
e.r. and.veiy precaution must be tak 11 to
sappriss bioting or petty robbery by p- r
soiis connected with the army.
"Wl..-n supplies are absolut. ly necessary
f,.r the subsist, me of the army and tne
inhabitants are unwilling to meet suih de
mands, .omma-dii s oiliiers mij, after
having satisfied thorns. Ives by careful per
sonal investigation that Mirii suppll-.s are
n.iossarv and available, order th.se in such
tase to " tie tak.n by force, full receipt
tin r. for b Ing giv.n."
"DECIDED TO STICK IT OUT."
Plucky To no of the Latest Xows
From .M it f ok in":.
M.if.klng. Jan. II (By Kuur.er to Mo
. 1. u.'i Jan II. vli Uirenzo M inpiez, Jin.
:' 1 We toneentritel our arti!I.-rv. 1011-si-'ing
of a Feven-iHiuiid. r. a NordonMd
, a 1 one ll'tle old ship's gun. on January 2.
, tnpl.i. ing during the darhiifss "t as
1. ir on ,. e ellemj's big siege gun We
it, 'ullv eonceabsl the guns until the next
ft, rnoon. v.hen, afti r the en. my had tlr.d
.,ti)e of sh II. we let loose all our
pi.,r. bring and loading as fist as pos
sible teio rf our shots must hive thrown the
ettmt's piege gun out of position, for it
.eas-d tiring. With glasi-i we could see
tne Boers r.ipldt re-enforcing that io!nt.
Th. next day they moved hick their guns
To) j.-irU They implied a ilvo-pounder
and proceeded to drop shells regularly Into
M rk. t Siuare.
W have made up our minds to stick it
out. 1 .1 have food Tor about three months
Th- whole garrison is t nraged at the ine
inv f r bring up ,ii the women's laag r
The . nem;. continuid the bombirdment
viin fh Id gun and an occasional hundred
I 'iinl shell Th.-v hive again tired at the
w.. in. us l.ng-r. but without hurting any
i.i iiiii::i-s fitociti-.ss.
I.--nz Manpiez. Jan. 21 A di-pitch
f r. m Gat.,-i.as. un.l -ted. savs: "C ipm-l
I""inir has v.orkiil down this far toward
ii.it. king The biid-e is being rebuilt fc'J
tlut h. inav prnce.il."
rnisi: vpmi: tihmips i.iim:.
SPn IAL BY CABLE.
loiidoii Mon.Iav. Jan. Zl (Copyright, l'-v,
iv Junes Gotdon Bennett. The r-r.-sp..,,.,
nt of the ImiIv Mail at Mafeklng.
n .1 dispatch dated last W dnesda , says.
All s w.il here The inemy have shelied
us vrv little since our artillery ntttok on
J r.iiarv n, when, according to tlie native
r, pons, vf killed the Botrs' chief gunner
and five others and injured their guns.
"The B01 rs held spiral big conferences
lat week. The I-r,-e Stale 1c nler. Eras
mus, is reported to have since b ft. taking
his men witli him. There are fewer Boers
visible now than at any previous time since
the siege began. Our estimate makes their
ne M,k,,l to a sing!'' wagon, and Hi-
dilveis 111.1k,. a v.ittablc B.,b. I. 'iboiitlng
In Dutch English and -'ibi Tliev bi.i.i
dish Hi, 11 (,m- whips and 00 .isionallv .111
up-et st)n ., ,t,i.. train
"At an.. ib, r point "r time Ii.ilf a regi
111, nt will drag a '..n ""' " mules up
th- river I. ink bv main fane The traction
Willies looked plollls'l-t al Hrst. but sin, ,.
I'liiiKlit I have s.s 11 nothing of them"
Tin olios Sought Nous A
Iin.lnn. Jan. " I-S a in- Yesterdav
w is luite a I. 1 old da al tlie War otli.-e.
X - If anti, Ip.ittng lmp rt nit n.-ws. tli. .111
tborlti, s -inn, ,1111. d on Snturdav tliat the
lobbbs of the War Olllce would 1- op, 11
through, .ill Sutlda. and til. know ledge Ih it
a gr.at . rm Lit Uillle was j.r.M eeilui'r
Li ought n coiitiiiuous sln-.tin of imiulnts ,,'
uli t lass.,.
Some gloomv forebiMlinvs were cans, si bv
the l.ull.tli: aiiuouu.il g I' at 11. irly tlir.-e
hundred bad be. 11 v. .undid, tut in g ie r.il
a . hcerx lontiihute w.i- ep.-s, d in the
sluiiss if G, 11, 1.1I Ib.lbl's iiiovein.-iit m j
it Is-lut; nrtioiimid that further olli l.il .lis- (
patill. s w.re Iiiiplobabie t-lllght. the (
.row I disp. r-el. . pies-uig ilisappoiulu.. lit
tliat the la it 1 was no I.. Ibr I
Mr Cliainb. rlaln will nine it Osborne
House mih Hi- ,'.l.s 11 to div (Mondavi and
will reiuru I., Ijoiiduu to-inori.-tv 1
PREPARING TO CELEBRATE.
Uritisli Coiiliiloii! I.aihMiiitli ill i
lie Ifi'Iiovcil. I
SPECIAL BY CAi'.I.t:.
laindon. .Mon.iay Jan " -('"opvrigbt. '.
br James Gotdon Bennett -Tli- lail 1-I--graph
put li.hes lids dispati h from Its spe
"lletermarttzburg. Sunday evening Toe
news ot our initial success caused geii.-r tl
satisfaction lure.' although the attack on
the tn.-mv's main p, sitioii is expected to be
most stubUimlv opimsed. Tlie general b 'I, f
hero Is that l.ulyhinilli will 1- relict,,!
about Thursdav A 1110v.1n.nt Is ult.adv on
Toot to telebrate the ,vent.
Our scouts 1, port tliat onlv 11 few l!o-rs
are now remaining eist of i'ol,-rs,
Deserters from th- tnein's camp stain
that the E. , rs declare tln-v will ligln one
more big battle, and. If repulsed, will ritin
to the Drakenb, rg rang-
TO LEAVE THE TRANSVAAL
ISoi-r 1'riM.irt That Ktiijroi- Is l'ic
SPKCI I, BY CABLE.
Ijoui'o'i Mondav, Jan. (Copyright.
tort, by J: mes Gordon BentieC.i-The s .
. ial crre-jHindent of the Daily Mail at
Pietirmariizburg. wiring on Sunday. iav s j
an arrival from St.itulerton states that the j
Boers are busilr fortifviug Bigs.irsl.urg J
Heights, near Diind.e. Th. v are running I
short of ammunition, and r- off.-rtng ii
pence p. r inn for empty cartridge cas. 3
Pood s Inert. istnglv ,1 ar. aiel all tho re
maining I'ftlanders are b, ing driven ou'
Tho Boers s-i- that Brtsiuent Krug-r
and hi famil are ;.rparirig ti 1 av the
TRUST BULLER NOW.
Soldiers" Confidence in tho General
London. Jan. A dispatch to the Daily
NV ws from Potgieter's Drift, dated Friday,
January IS. saxs:
"The spirits of tho troops are greatly
raised bv the convl-tion that General Bai
lor now has a thorough grasp f the situ
ation. As the fori.- has left the raiiw.iv,
transport ition difficulties ..re ivclng oxperf-tni-.d.
Tho river- are often Hooii 4 and
what wire a s.hnr-, tIm, ilK , trick'ing
streams are now deep torrents.
'The seines at tho drifts cannot casily
be forcrolten llrtA s....u n r-e n.Tn
j monlum of ox wagons. Sometimes thlrti
Inndon, J.n 22 -The ImrUin corri-intl-dnt
of th Strindaril s.i'-.
"It l r(ort-.l that tin Iuntrr vtrrtrhop
In .m-rc, on tin ir nrrii.il at the front,
w.IKm1 sJHibfniU'Iy atrs lnt the i:r
ImpN Th1 wiinf thir hdppcnil -t th
l.itf!(of s"Ionu It Is ir.'Miin! tli ww-
"ius v.hn ImiI .sin .! nt itirollinc; t!i m-
m!"4 In th- .iniliuHn rorp-
' It K a-Hrttl that tn I:iit '1 " rat'l
tlf fiiint hun h ,tj .Vuc.i.Mii in .tn in
, "rilMlU inmnr '
Wnniinjr t. Hnjrliiml in Von Hur
low V SprrHi.
r.orlfn, Jtn 21 - Thr. is tho Ist .-uthor-lt
for th- stat nit nt th.it ihn jarr of
"unt ion Hu.-Iow .- j-jm oh In th Kcirn.
tas last Iri-Ia. when rilini; t. Hirr
M' '!? t'm intt'Tp Uatiuii. h U ronMim -I
tin -rv :ost MrtUtur.s upin Hiltisli U
ami a warning t Kttgtati'i wrro duo to
Knip rnr William pr fr,., 1 wih jfi
Majt-itv i hail t( bn ttmrmighK !n .noon
with th nation In ii'b inmnt; lr it
Ilrf: tin s rrannrr of sizing (jtarn..tn
DIVISION OF COLONIALS.
Lord Kolierts Values Them Highly
Capo Town. Jan. 19. 1'rMiiv. Becnsnizlng
the Importance of Col.inlil troopsv, Iord
Roberts has nutliorl7cl the formation of a
oomph to div isi, m of Colonials under Gen-
ral Braliani. It is Inlen.b d to ral'e in
Cape Colony additional mount, d irr. gulars
As a furth. r mark of fivo--. Lord I!,,b, rts.
it i said, intends to s, , , t hi, own bodv
giiard from the ( lni il-
A Stiiiiloiitont:iry List .Makes the
Imdon. Jan 1 -A third suppb'tnentnrv
list of the British casualties In the att.it k
upon Ladjsnilth. January . was published
bv tlie War Olllce to-day. It shows twtnty
t ight nont ommissiotied officers and men
killed and live ilang-rouslj wounded. This
brings the total of casualties in that en
gagement to 4-S.
GIFT FROM DANES.
Tu'ohe Thousand I'.oxos of Kuttor
Innilt n, Jan :i -A lommlttre of Danish
farmers has s.nt to tie Princess of Wales
1-.C.I lsix.s of ihoiie liutter for the British
soldiers In South Africa She has accepted
th' gift In the name of the sick and wound
ed, and has rttutii'd a compllmentar mes
sage, which i.in.lud.s witli tho phrase
"lpt,-lallv as ii tv ' present from my
native lountrv. In nmark "
EVA ROBERTSON MISSING.
She Disappears Front the Homo of
The police are Investigating tho dlsap
peiranco of P.va Bobertson. 10 jears old.
from the homo of Al'.rt l'enman. No. IMs
Marcus avenue. Th'- girl has liren llv'ng
with the Dorman family for more than a
vo.ir Mrs Denni.in having taken her from
the Christian Dome to raise.
The child's n.oilwr Is dt.id, and her f Ch
er Mrs Denman states, is an inmate nf
the Soldi-rs' Ilcim at yuincy 111 (
The girl was alune last briday. whiK
Mrs. Denman was doivn town shopping
When Mrs. Denman returned, about 3 p. m..
the giri was gone Some clothing that v. is
In a I'tosit was round on the floor, as
though it had been thrown there by some
one in a hurrv. .,.-
Mrs. D.nman says the child was placed
in the Christian Dnni" by her father, to
gether with an olner sst, r and brotlur. Tho
other two chtidr.u afterward vtereplael
with families There is an older brother
still, who served in the ( ub.in war
Mrs Denman sta'ts that tne families
with whom Kv.i was plaied by the home
let limed h. r I" th- Institution
Mrs. Doim.iii said th- reisor- that the
tiiild w.i- return.rf to the ( hristian Home
was that when bcr fajh.r would locate lier
he would mak it iinpl.Js.ini fir the people
who hud he i
To Cure t.a Grippe In Tviti Diij,.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All
druggists refuna the meney if It fails to
cure. K. W. Grove's Eignaturu is on each
V r a
DRY COODS CO.
This morning we begin a weak of double effort; on the one hand, to
finally reduce the stock on the other, to introduce the new and most
acceptable Spring Goods.
Both efforts are for the benefit of our customers.
.'!2-inch All-Wool l;i;;tirod I'rench Challies,
35c per yard.
.'0-inch Reversible Suiting, plain face,
p!aid back, all new color effects, for
Coif and I'tdostrifiuie Skirts,
S1.75 per yard.
Irish Dimity, all the very latest printings,
on white and tinted grounds,
25c per yard.
Swiss Muslin, white and colored grounds,
embroidered in spots and iigtii'e,
l:nm -i'Jc to S5c per yard.
I'ltimi'tis (l'rei:ch), light and dark print
ings on plain and checked grounds,
60c per yard.
Silk-Warp Mulls, plain colors, silk em
50c per yard.
Genuine Scotch Madras, now so popular
for Ladies' Waists, in a variety of
snipes and checks, in beautiful color
25c to 40c per yard.
Oriental Silk, with Milanese Cord.
Satin Cyrano Imprime.
Taffetas 15 rode.
Soutache Rraided Taffetas.
Taffetas and Tulle Brode.
Cripe de Chine Faconue.
I'bsse Stripe Gauze.
Uiack Grenadine, in satin stripes and figures.
Gau7.es, striped and plaided with chenille.
Printed Satin Stripe Grenadines.
Panne, in black, white and all colors.
Flannel Shirt Waists.
Women's All-Wool Flannel Shirt Waists,
plaited front and box-plaited back; col
ors: Navy, Cardinal, also Black;
Women's Broadcloth Shirt Waists.
Trimmed back and front with silk braid;
fancy cuffs; Tan. also Black;
Good quality Flannelette, plain hem, fin
ished with voke tops,
Scalloped, worked bottoms, yoke tops,
With deep flounce, scalloped and worked
With dccji Spanish flounce, finished on
bottom with heavy, showy lace,
Flannelette in a variety of fancy stripes,
50c, 75c, 85c Each.
Three-Fold Oak Screens, five feet high,
filled with good quality Siikoline,
SI. 25 Each,
Formerly sold Sl.fio.
Four-Fold Screens, with black panels, hand
somely embroidered gold, exceptional
Oriental patterns, reversible.
Size ".Ox tit) inches
Si.e oiixTli inches
SI. 50 Each
Decorated China, with globe to match.
Reduced from J I. "0 to
Reduced from S".")0 to
In two lots, consisting of Photogravures, Wa
ter Colors, Etchings and Pastels, Subjects,
Figures and Landscapes.
I.ot 1 51.00 Each
Reduced from SI 0.5. S2.00. 2.50.
Lot 2 52.50 Each
Reduced from 3.00, $4.00, 5.00.
Mahogany finish or Oak,
Chairs, Tables. Tabonrette, Odd Pieces.
At Less Than Half Value.
Sofa Pillows, 20-inch, with double ruffle and
covering of Oriental Canvas,
Oriental Canvas Pillow Slips, double ruffle,
Tapestry Ends of Silk Brocades and French
Stripes, suitable for Pillow Top? and Chair
I5c to S1.50 Each
Renaissance Lace D'Oyleys and Center
Pieces; also Applique Squares, Scarfs
and Dresser Sets, slightly soiled
At Low Prices to Close.
Laundry Bags of gray duck, stamped and tinted
tops, lined with colored linen to match tinting,
Read vto- Wear Garments.
All Fur and Fur-Trimmed Garments, Fur
Xcck Pieces, Newmarkets, Paletots, Velvet and
Velotir Coats and Capes, at One-Third Off De
Also These Individual Items.
$I.2."i Flannelette Wrappers 75c Each
$2.7." Flannelette Wrappers.. ..Sl.00 Each
Sl.T'i Wash Waists $1.35 Each
?11.."0 Silk Waists
$l7..r0 Cheviot Skirts
SnO.OO Tailor-made Suits.
$.7). 00 Tailor-made Suits.
20 Fine Double Damask Sets, 2x2 yard Cloths;
with border all around, and 21 -inch Nap
kins to match (heavy Scotch goods); worth
56.00 Per Set.
loO dozens Fine Hemmed Hnck Towels,
$3.50 Per Dozen,
7" dozens of the finest Hnck Towels, pro
duced by the celebrated "Old Bleach" and
"Dew Bleach" manufacturers; ranging in
price from SO to $21.00 per dozen, will be
marked as follows :
5G.00 Quality at $4.50 per dozen
$7.00 Quality at 55.00 per dozen
$10.00 Quality at $7.50 per dozen
$1.'5..")0 Quality at ... . 59.00 per dozen
S1G.50 Quality at $12.00 per dozen
$21.00 Quality at 515.00 per dozen
Tapestry Portieres, in a variety of color ef
fects, trinqed top and bottom, for this sale:
$:5.75 Portieres ....-.$1.90 Per Pair
$5.00 Portieres 52.95 Per Pair
$S.O0 Portieres ..53.95 Per Pair
$S oO Portieres $5.95 Per Pair
$10.00 Portieres $6.95 Per Pair
Colonial Sash, of good quality mtislin,inavarie-
ty of stripes, with .Viuch ruffle of plain
Swiss, 2j yards long,
50c Per Pair.
Reduced from 90c,
Colonial Sash, of plain muslin, embroidered, five
inch ruffle, 3 yards lone;
75c Per Pair.
Colonial Sash, of Swiss muslin, plain or em
broidered, ruffled edges, 3 yards long;
$1.00 Per Pair.
Have always sold at $1.2.3.
For rien, Women and Children.
Ladies' Ribbed Cotton Vests and Drawers, heavy
weight, high neck, long sleeves, all sizes,
Ladies' Ribbed Cotton, Heavy Fleeced Vests
and Drawers, high neck, long sleeves
35c Each. 3 for SI. 00.
Children's Underwear, broken sizes. Vests. Pant
alets and Boys' Drawers, in white wool,
also ribbed wool Vest's,
Reduced from SOc and 1.00.
Men's Heavy Merino, natural color Shirts and
Drawers, well made, sizes 31 to 41,
Men's Extra Heavy Merino, natural color and
Camel's hair shade Shirts and Drawers;
extra value; all sizes.
Children's Fast Black Cotton Hose.double knees,
heels and toes, 1-1 ribbed, good quality,
17c Per Pair, 3 Pairs for 50c.
Boys' F.xtra Heavv Ribbed Cotton Hose, fast
black, double kne-s, heels and toes; sizes 7
to 10, 25c Per Pair.
Ladies' Black Cashmere Hose, double soles,
heels and toes, lu-avy weight, all sizes, ex
35c Per Pair, 3 Pairs for 51.00.
12") dozen All-Linen Tape and corded border,
10c. 15c, 20c Each.
Worth 10c, ''0c, 25c.
00 dozen All-Linen Hemstitched Handkerchiefs,
20 and 2 1 inch,
Regular I'rice -tOc.
ILL FROM THE EFFECTS.
Mrs. I.i'crhrr's Encounter With a
Mi" lli-y Uec-cher. whose 1. aniing-hntise
at No. P31 Locust Mre, was i-nter.sl by
a n gro burglar on S.iturdnv .v.nlrg at S
.. i.Iim Vr Ik, sltri, .,. !. ia l. !v!iir
the house after his presence bad been dis
covered by lur Jlrs. Heecher was o,ui'e lit
jestcrday from tho effects of tto eielts-
ment Her S-vcar-old daughter, Grace
ainn st prostrated.
Jlrs. Ibecher and l.er daughter Oraco
were at home alone on Saturday evening
when tho burglary occurr. !. Mrs. Uechr
wan In the kitchen and the little girl was
in the dining-room The burglar npi-.irei
nt the door .f the apartment He look. 1 In
and grinned ot the litUe girl. She nit I lit
tie atten'ii u to him. however. s-uppoMns
that he was delng chores for one of the
lioarders. ISut sho weit to tell her mother,
who car. i out to lnvestbratc 3Vb.cn sio
DB. VAN DYKE'S HOLLAND BITTERS.
rnterrd hi r parlor she found a negro
ranyackltig her diessmg-ci.se rue fellow
had ccnie in by a vioid. . which vva i-tlll
open. 11, te.ipel touarti and went, on .
He shot at Mrs- Ibe-her a' he ..'ap
peared As no bullet could be foiin 1. s"ie Is
Ineli- d t . I-Iiu-.,. that it was a blank in
tended to frighttn her from urging any one
to pursuit Tho burglar obtained nothing.
Ln trance to tho house was gained throug-l
a slue window, '