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i TO-DAY'S REPUBLIC
5 I. Print.!! In 3
TWO PARTS. I
ST. T.OriS. MO., SATTUDAY, FEHIirAKY JO. 1900.
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Orders Arrest of Demo-
cratic Legislators at
Gov. Ucckliam Says That
He Vv 'ill Not Allow
Executive ami Judici
al' at Louisville.
Ta.ylor Said lie Would
Sign the Aureeincut
rtlTBIJi' fTE IMfc
lmisvill. . Kj .. f b. 9 ?;rB r ao'ioil here
tn-tnpht ih.it the minority Legislature at
lnJ' .'.. a ting under orders fr-im le facto
;... !!.T Tajlor. had issutd warrants for
the arri-st ot the OK-mlxr of the inaoritr
iiocr in retilar yfwl.ni h-re.
There a momcntiry a?onternatlon
aranir the &-nator and Kepreentatlre-.
v.ho held sessions here to-day irith a full
iltjnrcm riresent ta each branch.
Tbey tiere reassured, however, by Gov
ernor Beckham, who liaa established the
eeat of Government ot this place.
lie announced emphatically that he would
sot allow the tn.mb.rs nf the Legislature in
L-ulsville to he arrested lie said that lie
was amply prepared 10 protect them from
being taken into custody in the event that
force -.va tried.
Sine the appointment of Adjutant Gen
eral Castlernun preparations have been
raade for the proteetion of the Democratic
members of the Ijegislatu-e in anticipation
f th- vry contlnKeney 7.'.. ;! luis im.
Tbo Mayor of I-oiusWl'.o lias placcil tho
entire Police Department at the daposal
of Governor Beckham, and these oill -erf,
backed ui. by trie volunteors. are cxpectei
to uphold the majority.
In the event that Taylor attempts to
baU hi so-called serBeants-at-arms with
troop-a It reema likely that a clash will oc
cur in Louisville to-day if force is at
Kif'y-four members of tho IIouso
answered to tl roll call when it
a-'inicntd In tho Chancery Courtroom
this . i.ning. Toiuty Senators r-Bl-'inded
at noon in the County Court room.
Tims 1, . tht legislative branch in tho Gov
ernment ben n. moved to Louisville, here
t-i remain until the bayonet rule is with
drawn from Frankfort.
One or mure additional Senators anlono
or more Itepresentattvc-o oill be present
Tho Democratic Legislature met again
to-day In pursuance of the plana adopted
early In tho week. In the Senate twenty
members, one more tbau a quorum. Tier
present. lit solutions of re-r"ct to the mem
ory of Governor Keliel ere a'i'ipted. and
the Senato adjourned until to-morrow.
In tho House rrpeatc! roll calls f.aled to
liM-lose more thou forty-nine members, two
Jess than & quorum. A r.c -s until even
ing was taken, the Hnnocratic mamgi-rs
afertinc thit anouKh nvmbcrs to tran-tac-t
business are now in tbo city.
The early hours of the morning were
spent in hustling to sfure th' attendance
of a quoitim In both houses. The publica
tion that warrants had i en sworn out at
Frankfort for tho arn.-t -f ni'iuzh I'-m-
TAYLOR ORDERS DEMOCRATIC
Iain.io'i Kj.. F-h. 1 -iS ttiiriUty mnrn-
Inq The following mesage from Taj lor
was received by a member of the Legis
lature: "Have warrants issued for members of
the House anal rut in tho hands of Serjeant-at-arms.
The warranto were made to Serceanl-al-Araa
Cecil of the House. Lieutenant Gov
ernor Marshall telegrapha-d that h" would
be here early this morning. A form of
warrant lor altsc nt Senators was made out.
The effect of the Governor's message
was apparent. Fcnator Cox said:
"Wo mean busini ss. We w ill have a
quorum in the House and a quorum in the
Senate. W'c will be in working order, and
ready to trar--i t hw-im -s b Jbuid.iv.
l'urth. r thin t!it I hne m thing to sa."
Srn tor Huff r. m rkr.!
rnuikfort. Ky. I".b 3 W'ear.id with
Taylor'- dalljlng after giving hi- solemn
won! that he would sign the p.aie agree
ment, Scnatnr-a'lect lila. kburn boarded the
C. .S: tt.un te-nlcht and wmi 1" lel--ille.
where the Ii.-moi.rats will 1 gin
preparation for lanyaig out the plans
whl.h tiny bad formulated whin -bpi d
by the prcposils of pra e made b seven of
the leading ltepub.i. in- of K.nluck
Talor to-dn .i.'.bd ..n.th.r -tain to his
record by llir.nl br. aking hi word with
several lcaihr.g It. j.aHi. its. to whom he
t,-ate his promise that belorc C o'clock he
ltit .it' ml i;.
. !.! I kv -llll Ill- 11
ll.u-ll :u l
,'ltr..jy Tayl. r i t..d ... I. r- t.i
In- mummy b-ufc-latut. .11 London
i i-sue warrants f. r the arrest f
I'cm. era tie Itgisltl. t:-. Dc l"'"'
S. tg- iiit--at-Ariiu Cell ci th- ll"ii-e
and Howard of the Sinate l t Lon
don tins (Saturday! morning with
warrant, which they will attempt
to s. rve uin the Imnocrati.- m in
lets of t .e Legislature at boiii-wlt.
to (I 1
G..vrar Beckham aimoimi 1 - 1h.1t
In will i..t r:mt the arrest f the
1. m-lalnis In l,nulsvili-. :int in-,
pr.vnled means to protect tlKtn
Yesterday, the House and J5.it.iii'
111. t at Louisville, with a quorum in
rae h br.in.b. Governor 15.ckh.iiii s
t.iblis usl lit- headquarters then', and
.ill tlir.- branche- of gove-rnni' ni
(MiUtne. I-gtalative and Jiidi.nl
.1!. now in ojeration In Louisville
Adjutant 1; Ml Ca.-ll.nian 1- ex
pa. 1. d t. fnmi' t" the a-sistanee of
ti.. Democratic legislators if they
in '1 iri t. ctton Dora arrest.
The piorniinnt Republicans wl-o
si-i'usl the in-ace ncre'TiJenl arc lt--gusi.d
with Taylor's acti m Thev
ar. .uiUMtiB him of .! fiith. Th.
M th.it li- a rrodite.1 Ih.-in In .i.'t
f r lum .11 th. unfiTrwr. a''1 " tt
h.i- l.ri! ti hi- prniniw'
Tl." l.'tin r.its h.ne iivip.intl
O th. ir Injunction suit, t.i r -t.m
T.i!ir trim ml. rfrltiK uith tl"-
-1..11 uf th. URi'jtuti- --t I'.inik: :!.
Tw.' ni'ii u.rij .irr.-f-l !- -t 1 ifihi
in . 111. 'inn with ' '"I .!" -n
r.i-n. "- "f th-in .l-.Ur..- tint
llnl-'i Whmak.r Ki."V-- .1 K il
all .,1 about tho aMllIK
oeratlr memN r to make n quorum fr tie
LeKtsljturo in session at Ind.m cau-.I
quite a t:urr for n whll-. but the .....ru
ing pad without am Interference with
the llbtrtv or liemocra'ic lawmnkers.
Uien Speaker Trimble strain cnlle.1 th.'
House to order this evening four adll
tioiuil lleprc-ntatives repinlel to their
names. TlB-y were i:gl-rt. VlVat In rfrd.
Sledge and ",.nnd. It was also announced
that Jlr. Grider ou!-l arrive to-morroiN.
m-iUIri; flftv-lKe members, or four tn-.ru
that, a maj-rtty. The Hou?- at once pro
ceeded t 1 business. When It was brought
to the notice of the House In an uiiotflci.il
way thai warrants had at li--t bct-i. is-ued
by the rump s.ssi.n, h re was .1 litany
laugh, but no olilelal noti.-e w.t tak-n of
the swearing out of the warrants, on the
other hand, the s. rc. ant-at-jrms wis in
structed to request all the alent meTibers
of th House to be present and a' tend tho
seins as soon as xe.dhle.
The Legislature Fes-ions to-day were
held in the Courthouse the Senate m . t-g
in tile "hanerj- ".mrt r ion and the House
In the Cobniy ..urt room.
The runt' of the f st ten days have
rved In ' the Democratic forces, In
tl c l g. ure and t -Jrngtlien t.e
partr's p'. n tliere. Among the members
who answer, d to their names to-day weto
a number who have been das- d as antl
;oebel men. and who on sieral itojltical
ll.S hull' IjOle'l with the ll.publl. !!
Tl. resclutlons of the T xas legislature
on the death of G.ncrnor IS.bel were r. -cive.)
and ad'-ptfi The rart of the a-oin-miltei-
a..nsi-iing of M.ssr-. Rirton. Iliak
nun. "antnU. Holland. Stout and ?(H-akcr
Trimble, whl.h drafte.1 r.s- luimiw on the
d.atli of Gtelvl. was adopted, a- was al-o
:h nport bv Itepresentative I'tnn on the
vlsttns conditions of the parly in thu
Numerous bills were introduced.
ISoth houses will meet at nn to-morrow
and each having a lull quorum will gt
down to wcrk t make up for the t.n.
lust by th.- int. rfererc. at I'rnnkfort.
The memN-rs of the IKi-latur. d.. n.t
f-ar arr st b the rump sesa-ion a London
A good a lawier as Alex 1. Humphrey,
wha.m the Kepuldicans hava select.1 to
alraft the new election law if the pea. o
agreement Is lived up to. sajs arrests of
members cannot be mad.. The C tibtitutiun
sajs the legislature ma i.rovld for the
arrest of tuemberw. but no sucii provision
has et been made by the General As
Governor Iteckham and Adjutant Genera!
5nstlem.ui have established theinelv. in
Loulsvill , and are pnj.ar. d to remain here
as long as it may Ik leca-gsary. Ix.ulsville
will be the cipitiil until th- Stat. 'house H
surreiid. r.-l The 'ourt of Appeals, which
refuses to !". t while the soldiers hae
charge cf the Stan- buildings, will, in all
probability, ionic to Iiuisvllle and -it hera
Th. enf.ir. el adjournment of the court !aii
serlouslj Interf.-ra-d with the business ,.f
Ii waa announr.il lat to-nllit that tho
s.-at of Stat.- Government has been lully
iu)ir-..-i. u ... iiuisvi;i.a. me i ouri or .ji.
i'.al-. th. Gu-.-rii.,r and the Geii.-ral A--v
iiibly l jug h. re
" i' looks like ve will he h"re awhile.
We ar. tuakii.i; arraiig. mints to stay, an) -how
lite in tlie afltnioon tho House war
rant were issued.
A list of .1 number of members to li
brought to Imdon had been prcnurnl. but
whether warrants were issued for all of
them could not 1 ascertain.1.!, rive de
tectives hive arrived In Iaondon. and ciery
llorl has been made to keep their Identity
a reeret. Two of th.'in are here In the in
terest of lh Democrat, and three for thu
Sergc.-ints-at-Arms Cecil of the House and
Howard of the Senate left here at 1 o'clock
Hits (Sait1nl.1v) morning for ly.ulsville with
warrant" of arrest for members of both
11.111".. itid Senate The train Is due at
L-uisillc at 7 a. in.
WITH TAYLOR'S ACTION.
would sign the agriatr.ent and bt it 1 de
Ih.r. d to S. naior-el. t Blackburn
Jifbce Jonn w It.irr. Jlr. D.uid I'airleigh
ami ..th. r I ti publican conferees, went back
to Iaiutsil.a to-niKht on the rt o clock train
a- mad as ii rn ts and with es snapping
'Villi .mger bei.iuse T.ivlor had hrok-n faith
with th. ni.
In the first pla. . Judge liurr. Mr EJe-l.-n
General Lind-e. Mr. Marshall. Mr.
Pairletgh. l'csimaster IJaker and the nthcr
It. public. m ronf rees were authorized b
M' T.iior to rep.e-eut him at the Loui?
vtr.e . onf. retire These gciitlemen. vvho-o
eracit Mr. TaIor will not dare to ques
" A?vo-.i9 b puw Ki,- sow
ShC C V- O
why !.ru.!:i:.r..Ni.i:i) vaal kkaxtz.
Tln :ilii' 111:1 1 iv.- :i vcrv rk-ar iIfii of llu- situation in which
tin Writ Mi foini'l tifin-"'lM" jiftfi rro-.siiitf tin Tni,'-!a ilio m-coiuI
tion, cave pitlve assurance to the Deino-.ritn-
sTHfaras-s that th. v w. re fullv .m
tl. irtz.sl to reptvsrnt him, and thu !i
would .-ign whatevir thev ngrea-d upon.
Th. preiisi1i..ns as acta.! ujmn ar. Mile.
el.intall as mad. bv th. It. public ins
thorns. les Tivb.r hid .h-livid from .If.
to day until this, morning Senator It! k k
' itm n tiii.-d him through G. n. r.il Lm.i- v
iiul .Mr 1'alrl. Hill that au answer one way
01 in.ttli.T must be giv.n I-for.- nlgtit
Mr i'.i'rl. Igh came he'e this morning 111
r. -i.i - to a t l.-gram rrom S.'fiaior III n k
l.urti saving he ri'n.inl. .1 the tiling of the
-uit in '(!ii innntl as In violation 'f th.
c' itl-e of the ..Krca'tn. lit. W hi. Il pr"Vl.bd
thu the situa.ion sho ild r. mam ill stall
quo until Mon.lav.
Mr. r.ii'leigh had thought differi-nHv . but
vh. 11 he eTa.ttin.il the . rms .f the agriN -tnent
tiislav tnor.- fully he lame to the con-.'Ius-lou
that th. suits should not have
b. .n br ueht ii.Mi.Iing the p. ate negotia
tions. IK and Judge It.irr. ncral IJn!
se. Mr. I".!. I.n and others, conferred
ag..in with Tavlor and Mr. i:lia'kurn was
issunsi later that th- signature would lie
alia, led and the ngra. nint dilivtred he
Hut it was not done, and he left for Louis
ville at t Ii p m . where he was in confer
ence until last midnight with Governor
IScckham. Adjutant Genera! Castl.raan and
ether Democrats. Tuvln- lias broken faith
with leading men of his party and has cut
hiniseli lo,,-e from all s ive such warrior ad
viser;, as .x-Gov.rnor liradb-y. Judge W. II.
Yost. Adjutant Cm-nil Collier and the mil
ilary offlc. rs in Stat, house Square
Judge 1I.it and 1 he other it. publicans do
not inland to prtss Tavlor furtb. r.
1'i-i.i.sted with Tavior's actions, somf- if
the leading Ittpubliaaiis here said to-night
that tha'. did not b. ll.ve Mr John Marshall
would help Taylor carry out hi-, lawl. ss and
allsairdt rly imlicy and bring f ur th. r disgra.
on the s-rate.
it is certain that Taylor to-day agreed ta
sign the p.ii-r. and it is said t -night to 1
equally ..Halli that h. nil! actually sign
by M0nd.1v. that he h.is been urg.il by
seme a.f hm partisan fiicnds to hokl on. anal
h la. .. to via., until Monde. . when It is
practically ntlain that the bed.ral Court
will deinle that it h.:s no Jurisdiction In th"
easas. This will give linn a belter excuse
to siti. lie told .1 fri.nl to-day that some
of his fupptrter at a distaii.. did no: un-d.-rstand
the situation, .lie. th. y Would not
It.ss iiim hi iia.d to bol'i on.
Judge It. .1 i:r. ik.nri-lite return. d to
night !.om in..iniiaii. wlieiv he ami Colo
nel J. A. Stott went l lay ih ir . a.-s l -fore
Mr. I.f Men. e iiaxw.-ll. the ulstln-guish.-d
F.-aleial 1 ourt lawja'r.
nit vi)t.i:i (.- 1.1.1:1 11 irit
Cincinnati. . I', b ! -Gov. rnor Itrall. y
w is .all. .1 to Louisville at U u'cloa k to-d.i.
Judge S.-ott and Itob. rt J. Ilr.s-kliin.i. .
loiins-l for the .iefaiidants, aalied on Juugu
Tatt to-dav and r. qu. ste.l a co.v .f the bill.
Judge Taft stated fiat h- had no cqiy
and had no; sten the bill. They were after
wards in consultation with Mr. Ma'Koy. tho
ra Mdent couustl in the aae, and from him
n.eived a copy of the ixtitioiiH.
Colonel Henry Wat lei son, editor of the
Louisville Cou:ier-Joun.".il. was at the St.
Nicholas to-day. with Attorneys Sett .,nd
Ureekltindge. He lectured to-night at Mid
dleiown. Judges Scott and llrcs-klnrldge stated to
night that they would remain here until
ufttr the hearing mxt Monday aftern.Kin
and thev will likely I..- Join.d by other
tiuns.l ti-0111 Kentucky to-morrow.
1 Cnifmor ilradley wired that he had
I mall.l them to-night eopirs of b.ith pttl
I tlons as ra-vlsed up to that time. The at
! tornes for tl.o Democrati. contestants ex-
Ia't to leaalve the petltlolS t.-morp W
! morning. Although Judge Taft told them
1 to-day ht wouM otpiie the h. aring 011
j Moidar If they old not have time to pre
pare their case tb. y state that they do
. not want any delay, and will try to be
KotMrt J lir. aKlnridge. who waia on tie
1 :. ..!. tii-M t for Attorney General, and is
thtref.iie. one of the alefenihints, 'stated that
lie would walvo service so far as he Is cott
..rnid. and that the attorneys thought all
Dimoir.itie ca.iu..stants would do likewise
The i:-puhlii.i. attorneys have, howtver.
dlai hid rams-iBTs to l'rankfort and
j Isiiisiilo as w.ll as to tho respective hom.-a
..! the defttiuailts Vllth Copla-s of the ivtl
llons and s.rvlce ...i thi tn accordingly. It
Is stab-.! tint the peti.sart not like thos(J
that had h-eii drawn up for tiling in the
I'nlted Stat.s District Court Ih r.ire Judge
Kvaus one week ago, and that the petitions
wcte mat. rlally ciiauced by tlie attorm ys
who worktd all of last night on thein. and
that still further rhai.gcs wate mail, h.to
to-day. and possibly after tiie attorneys
lift for 1-Yankf rt and Louisville, but It "is
understood that a revl-ed copv villi be re
ceiicd by Judges Scott and Urecklr.ridgo
and other at I on cys for the Democrats hero
l'rankfort. Ky. I'.li. 9. Notice of the In
junction to bo argucl U-fore Judge Taft In
Cincinnati Monday was to-day served on
Democratic Tr.asurer Hag. r and Suirin
ten.lent of Public Instruction MeChesney.
They are the only Democratic State olllcials
now- in l'rankfort.
IJI M-IIO'v l'llsIMIM:il.
Georgetown. Ky . I'eb. 9 Governor Tay
lor vias not repre-ente.l wh.n Judge t'an
trlll to-day eallol up the injunction pro
teedliigs btought Iat was k by the Demo
crats to e-top Tavlor frcm intarferlng with
the sessions of the legislature at rnuik
fort. in r.iiu. st of .ludce I'rvcr for the plaintiff-,
the hearing was pi.stpunid until next
Slsil.'iiifiH of One liuiilic'itcs Whit
i.lk.T llo I.'clcaM'iI.
I'r-inkfort. Kv. K. h 9-Two m-n. us
p.cted ..r iDinphi !ty In the murder .'f Gov
ernor Go. I'i'l. w.re arrestil in .1 iH.arding
house to-day Tl'e Lames are Silas Jones of
Whitley County and Guttsrlnlk of Ntlson
The men are said to have slept in the ex
ecutive building fur a time, and they will
be k.pt in confinement until something more
d Unite Is known as to their whereabouts
at the time of the assassination. Doth deny
n,.. L'.o.u !. dec of the miirdd.
John Gottschalk of Nelson County, who
I'or vilssourl I'tilr saturalay, asltll
rising; Iciiipcrutnra'. acaapt tit sa.illli
a..isl portion; siinilay fair; vnrlrlble
I'a.r Illinois I'xiir nCiir.ln y rlslnir
li'iopaTiiltira. in northern portion!
Sunday fnlr; vnrliibla- tviods.
I'or rklinsiii. liaMia-riilly fulr sat
iiralna unal s.iiii!ay; northerly ivImN.
I. H.avy llnttsh ltevere
Democratic Govcminenl at Iulsville.
Taylor Again leclarett War.
; I try an Speaks in 1'rnoklya.
Itritaln Metiace.1 In the Soudan.
. 1-ast Tribute to Liu ton's Hemalns.
Drop In Cotton Trices.
ITJck'it Suit May He Loaded.
I. itace-Tnirk- Hesuha.
rsj I'layiiiK Kast HllUnrtls.
1 '.ow ling Scor.s.
N gro Changiin; Color.
i. Coriraiions and IViHlIr.
Mtnv- Changes in Tasatacations.
lie minder of Heed I lays la the House.
Carta rt die Itiot Case.
TTf.rasfontt frnm Mlvsalurt lalitrir
( Tha- Stage.
I Dudd the Bidder Ibssrivavs a Sho 'St.
Notes A tout Xfn-cfJ awl Il.wks.
Hospital Uepcal Dill LaW Over.
S. child Died Cnder Jlother's Care.
Alsent Mr. Teeny.
"' c.tngres.-rnan Seonrs Imperlillsm.
l'r pawed Ijivv Changes.
1 Hangman's Victim Slowly Strangled
Woman's Suffrage Association.
Mrs. Molina j. Roundly Scoreal.
Do. 'or :rey Ta-sililes in Mexla Case.
Commercial Advantages of the World's
2. Moth. r-in-Iaw Tried to Ilreik In
Schoolboy I.vers right.
Delusions of a Spiritualist.
Miss Townscnd Distinguishes H.rs.-If.
Missouri Kll'ors Adjourn.
2 church Naw and Sunday Srrviees
Young I'.sipti-'s Societies.
5. New Corporation.
Transfers of Realty.
Governn-ent Weather ileport.
Sundiy Scliool L-sson.
C. Grain and nther .Markets.
T. financial News.
Itlvr r T. legrams
Clark IlrllxTy Ilearirtg.
S. Spring Styles ami Home Topia s
Aliout Tailor-Made Gowns.
Itreakfast In .1 Hindu Tak.ce
Jaunty Jacket Kffect".
Mourning Dress fabrics.
was arrest.sl with Sil-is Jones, t-uspecded
t.f eompllclty In the asa-nntlon of flov
ernor Goebel, was leleased from custody
The authorities evpect to obtain Important
evidence reg.itdlng the assassin of Governor
Gocliel from Silas Junes, who was urtesi.d
Junes has ivlteady made a partial confes
sion lie declares that he posltlwly knows
nothing of the crime, but says, that Harlan
Whutak.r. who was arrested lmme.li.ifly
aft.r the sho 'ting while Turning from the
v. 1 utile building, from which the sl.,,ts
were tlnd. knows a gr.at dal about tho
It is believed that Jones gave more In
formation than that regarding the assas
."I11.1t! 11. and that what he told the .!!-
niav bad to further arrests In the neigh
borhood of Iilehuioiiil. M.idi-on County, Ky
CHANGED THEIR HOURS.
LffrNlators Now on Tinio for .Meals
Iaondon. Ky . IVb. ?. Hpresontitlve
William S. Ixiwls, from la-sll.. County, a
limmimnt memls'r of the I'gislature'. was
sunimnnesi to 1 Yankfort to-day by Taylor
Tie hour of meeting In the Il"u-' was
hanged to-day from n.Kin t.. pi o'clock,
owing to the loss of dini.i'r by I. gi-lators.
Dinn.rs are c .lb d promptly at noon in
London boirdlng-luiu.-vs. ard no devlitlon.
In order not to continue to ml-s them tho
hour of tho meeting lad to be changtd.
CANADA GETTING TIRED,
Minister I'mtc Object to Send'ni";
Out More Troojis.
Montreal. Feb. 9.-Ji'ceph Israel I'nrte.
Minister of fubllc Works. Is s(ronKij 0.,.
pused to the sending of any more Cana
dians to South Afrlci. Referring to a pro
posal to send out l'."- men. his pap. r.
Ia I'atrie. says.
"The tountry has already spent nearly
$jf.ii.V to send two contingents to Africa.
Taa.se tlgures show what war l.s and what
will be our resiionslbiitty If we are to
take iart in all the conflicts of furope. in
stead of developing our resources anil Im
proving our country. ' will spend our
money In armaments for wars In which
Canada has no direct Interest."
Battered by Boer Artillery, Bui-
ler's Forces Abandon Vaal
THEY CAMP SOUTH OF
lioers Win a IJattle at Colenso MacDonald Re
treats to the Modder Uurnheri' J'lvinii
Column Marching on Durban.
SI'HCIMa UV CAI'.LH.
I.otnlnii, IVI). In. ((7i.iyrI"Iit, l'io,
by the -New York Ih-niM Comisiiiv.i
Httller's thinl atietuiit l relK-ve- l--nl.v-Miiilli
lias come in n:ttoit. Driven l'ruin
Vaal Kr.inlz. his ttriny lias, teircati .1
across tli Tii"rLi. 'Piiu moti'ineiit :tli
liateiitly was fn'titil nit TJnirsltiy
inglil. as Mr. f.fiiui'tt f.nrl.'igli. in a
-.thiol turoinit of the lighting, ilattsl (
Tlinrstlay nllit, .'iiiiiouiiii-s llo' retit'tiL j
lie s;,y,: I
"1'iirliiK '1'nes.la.v night the liners c-im- j
niiigly ni-li.il Imw.-inl aiul set Bin to I
the grass near our im-ilion on Va.tl )
ivr.-int.. Hi the Ioii a.i' ibis tire lli.-y i
'injilovi.! rilles, a Maxim gun ami all
ium in a ili'tcruiliieil assiitiH. Imt Uilil
vanl's liti"iiite ii'iuils.sl firry attack.
Sliraiiiiel lire was atir-'v l- t against mir
Hues It'tween 11 oVIock ami itihliilsht. ,
"Wciliii'Mla:.'. lioinltanlnu'lit : lli ,
"The Ilocr-v niotliila'il a miiii1 t'.-Ineli
gun. ami also linui-lit lain aeiiun two ,
Ho Iioliliiiors, ami thtee I'oiiin.s. The j
littler we eolllil ileal Willi, tint the oth-'
eqs were be'Vnml tlie reitelt of our gtltls, ,
eeeiil the naval 1.7-incli am! I lie ." inch .
Mfge cutis. I
'llllilj.tt.1 licM llis orin,l sidefalhily. I
"Tlie I'lt.'tuj's lit"; guns tm tlie iimuhi-1
lants, euiiituaii'Iing our ikimUoii, iiitihl
not Ik' stleiueil by either the naval guns
ir the hi.'ge irtei-i-t, ami shells truiii llu; j
enemy's e:tiuion even foil antoug our
lon.es in the vallev. Only at the "Teat- j
est ri-k eolllil f.llller have- fotceil his
w.'U ihrottgli. !! ileeiiiisS to l'.n-e- the
wisest alternative ami t :iIkiiiUii Ihe
Mr. I'.ialeiglt asks fajr a .stise'Usiin of
Tteleiliiarit.ininr. In a illsjialen tlaltd
i'ridaj. lie .s.M3:
"'J lie iMisitiou In .ultilnutl Is iltiily
lietituiing acute. Following: nji tiieir
.sel.UI.' of I ijtllttl, I lie f.iKf. lilts iinirn
in in:iil(sl I kanelhla, ami are boast
ing that they will uiitnli mi l-.showe
ami friilti lliere to liurhan."
I he oirie.-lMiiitteiit adds that the t.nv-
ernorof Xalal has liunb; evry I'lul.'avor '
t.i ies,tniiii tin- .ultis Iroin rising aam.st i
the invaders, but It is iliipo-slbie to j
sav liovv iar llie'se ellorts will be sui
osstul. Kviilently. however, the liners
d not f.-ar the mils, as ihe.i are juis'u
illg uiivvat.l to ll.t; coast without leg.nd
to the natives.
BALFOUR ON BULLER'S MOVE.
I.otid"U. Feb. !'- - Mr. F.allotir. tlie Gov
aTiiuieiii leader. lejilving ma iiiesiioii in i
the House ol ('oiuuions litis evening :w
to whether any inl'oruiatiou had been
lee'eived irmu tlie seat of war, said:
"our iulofinaiioit .!uts to the Diet
that Genera! Duller is not pressing all
advanei; troin the position lie has oeeti-
...... w.. -.1..,. i.e........
I'.V... ..; a." .." , , -.-j .. a.....
piess linn lor detail- ni uie pi-miteus
win. h are in pto"tcss. nor, if he gives
such lulormatioti. do we deem it piopeT
to make it public until mp-Ii iiperttlioiis
are eailli'Ilide d
"Tlie Government has no iuforuiatiou
as ! whether General MacPoiialil ha.s
STKCIAL IIY CAIILB.
Imdou, Saturda.v. Feb. 10. iCojiy-rl-'ht,
r.too, by the New York Herald
Company.) Concerning General Mae
IhmaM's ojienitloiis in the t!eighlr
hoe,d of Kimm1iisIuiri Irift. the Daily
Mai! striesMiiideut cables 'I iiursilay
'.MacDonald fticeessfully repulsed a
lliii-r attack at K !" si turg veslerdav.
"The lttx-rs. iiceupi.sl a vvesletn jhisI
lion, eleven tvmpaiiies of the Highland
ers holding a ixisitiou to the east. Tin
enemy brought up a gun during tip
nighi. but ill's was .-ilcnicil bv ihc
Siiy-seei'nd Dattcry of Held aitiller.v. I
iiiiir-fiia eir iiri-iic' the T.ntl-h lilll.lle In I
. iV ... .. L.Vn.e v.. ..... ... ilo.i '''' "'"'rU Kop. the mule.-, fritim-iuly dated from Sprm.-fell itridge. Thurdar
uly iia.il l.tiller. .N.. .11ntM.11 -I Uh j J)M ilMr rtMfUur j!i(l r(U (i icM gt;t thaf ftn roer p mns ad.
l.ritlsti i.-HsUaltlcs . w l.Wt.e. , ...,; ,,, .,.,. ..nt to aal Krantz were to., strong for
llirther illsitirblllg liewsj Is sent by I .... , , Bulkr. ana th-.t the General d-elded, after
the- Dailv T.Iigr.mli'.s Oa.rre.siHi.ienl at,' """. 'wevi.. . an awKn tv. lrobardment. net to pe
Gelientl 15alllist'n. with eavnlrv and I-t' o .ration Is puzzllm-. It looks now- as
horse artillerv. joined Us Irmu Modder if he never seriou.y- contemplattel an r.t-C-lItlp
during the afternoon, but was tot j 'emtn to relieve I-idysmltb, Imt only a
1-ite to Is- of much s.crvico. The T.-.ers ' demonstration to prevent the Hrcrs from
were unable m move the Higlihindeis. 'Ttl"K 'nf"r"'-n,,i :' -Magrrsfon-
"At Sand Drift, two miles to lite; '.., ,. . .. ,. .
vl " , ,. i "Io.klnc to the ili-tancn from I.i.tv-
w.-st. a tletermilt.sl elfort !.. turn our 1 ,, , Klml-rley .a Journey in which th
lliink was fnistrat.sl by the Argvles and j,..,.;, ,,. cet ,,. r.,!lwny hel, for tll(,
Sillherlands. Genenil Dabinglon's brl- j transport of th-Ir force-. Lord Ib.liens his
gade. cotisisilng ol four regiments of a ebur week for the thu blow, whhh will
cavalry and two batteries of horse ar- put a new face niton the situation. This
tlllerv." were only able to engage the rear 1 hyp 'thesis would account for the prca -nt
of llie'rctrvitin" ilocrs. 1 state of things In both the thtyite-rs nf war
"t (lav-light" this morning a small ; :,r"1 ,'"- r'lterltUs of the attacks on Mo-,.
' ... "day and Tuesday would- lic-osie intelhiribb-
lsidy ol Ilucrs wit. a gun vveie Mill ,- , fop ,f ,lii hd(, h).tl, n(tU(M as a
enpying the West berg. 1 he a-avalry are nrt..lrnt General llu l.r would have lM.en
out to jireve-at their being re-.-iiforc.-d." 1 ,arl;i v r, .enforced and would have push..!
I Later (ltsiatci,es sa.v the lighting iM.
came 1M hot for MacDmi.iI.l. and that
his forecs have sime rejoitusl Methuen
at the Modder Illver. The Hritish cas
ualties are placed at lifty.i
Another dispatch I10111 Moddci- Diver,
tltit.sl Tlmrsdav . says that General .Mae-
Donald's and General Itubiugum's force
' . 1 eil, ...,.1 .... .1 . ..
will re-turn shortlj. and adds that the
Initiative 1.. the reeoni,oissam.,. ,.,..,,.,,.
ed front lieadquart.'IS.
A tlispaiili to ilie Times; from Koo
dooslier. dated Thursday, Fcbninrv st
"It is retried l hat Uoer tx-ouforctf-
THE TLGELA RIVER.
lueiiis are arriving from Masorsfontein.
ttlir M-lll"II IS l.lsjly tell.tbie. hut 111.'
cut. re for..' h.i- bis n urileiisl to return
to .Moei.lcr Kive'r to morrow."
VAAL KRANTZ ABANDONED.
I'.oer 1 1, a. I l.t
it. I-'nlvsinith, 'I'hurs -
iuj, fedi. s. Tlie T.ntish, who were in
Iiie.sisj.,ti ,,r the klje at Kolen's llritt.
.-ib.iiiiloinil it alter :i Iitubitrliiient by
ISoer etiiuioti ilns iiMiriiing; an.I reiinsl
tier, ss tl(. Tugclii i:ier n their furnn r
A t'e.stiliory i-ttuuon.'iile is iiroeisslin?
at Hie 'lu.la this nie.rniu, Imt other-,
Wise evert thing is, iiiiel
THIRD ATTEMPT FAILS.
l.cis'";, I'e I.. :. Tito X. ui'ste Naelt
riejiten prints a sp.,-,.. iisjK1t,h fr..in a
rre-poinleiit, vvim .Itiinis that G-neral
Kulior'.s thinl .itT.-mj.t to relieve Unly
.saiilh has eou,j,i, t.-l laile.1.
I.oniloit. J'eb. :. A .l1-1.at.I1 ilal.il
1 "re-re Camp, february s. ,m probably
v. ntieii with lite aihaiia-esl lines.
W ttlliesilay. f.-biitary 7, and s.-ut lo
TreTe- lij rtt.'in.'i- say -.
"The lorea-s eil the elletliy are' oil lxdll
ur tlaiiks tiiui aontinue to render our
li-ili..ii e.vtreinely ilniieull to inaiutaiu."
AlMUh.T freri' Camii dispatch stivs
iIkii a lloer prisoner asserts th.u the
burghers c.tvtcl Ceiieml lliiller f
eniss at .-kiefs lrifi. ami that ihoti-
s'tn.ls ..r Ibi.'rs ei .r. li..iti.r ,.,...1 ...
, . , t ' " '
I 1 ftirll IvIiH'f fsk illlluia.1. LllKll IIHw.'l.'.a
.,,.,. V, ' ' '"
while on a captur-.! hill, there were only
! . f..te lifllt.te.l !.....-.
. . .. ......t . . .t.'.i.i.iiia .ot. -l .
III attetlilitilig to ilrtl": the naval -guns
BATTLE AT COLENSO.
Mead Imager. Igtdj smith. Weslu.s.iay,
I Feb. 7 -An armored train jeMertla-v
niade a sortie from Chi.-'ie'Iey towai.l
Coleii-i. ami landed "J "do f.riti.-li troop
on the right of the- lbier ixcitinn. The
lioers. litiiucdiately aTos-eil the river
and made an ait.-nk with ril!e and ar
tilhry. foreiiig the vvilhdniwal ef ImiiIi
the intiu and the troops b Cliieveie'V.
Tlie lighting mi the l ptter Ttlgelti Kiv-
..e t.t...... .....;i s.".. -it .
er lasted tiiittl : 1-i.k vester.hty
t 1 tlesday evi'iiiugi. l'arli.'tilar.s are lack-
Firing at Colenso and .iMii-.' the Fpjier
Ttl-'ela has been pRHVeeliltg .since .".
' i". k this iiiorim."'.
Loudon. IV!.. : -When -shown the
ltoe-r dispatch, auiiotiueiiig F.ulIerV. third
defeat, the otliciaN of the War oitice
! appeare'd utte-rlv duuibfounded. Appar-
I ...ol.- el..... I 1 .... .1. . ... - ... ...
'" '"-.,,'' "'' ""; "'"- -uN"on
J'iWny , sw nii,.m.-omK t
". ', " . ',' '""" ....
It is sa reliah!.; authority that
General ltiilleTV dispatch. nnnminWu:
Motiday's and Tuesdav's- movements
was particularly hopeful. He described
the .tosui,,,, ain.sl as effective, s.. the
, , .
liens, or .-milliter retirement is exced-
in.gly bitter In the ltriti-li. and. though
It .-..lu.'s frein f.oer sottree-s tlier.. is
little (li-position to discredit it. The
news sjiread rapidly, and naturally dis
apomuieut was vislttle on all sides.
,,ltl,..o..l, tl,.. t...... i. e i. . .... ,
:,"- , , VT. '
jicr 'Iiigel.-i already had aroused aptm
henslon that General Duller might have
found it impossible to go forward, in
which ease he would have no option but
to ns-ross the river.
THIMvs III I.I.IHt imiivt mi:a IT.
Liiidoii, fa. 'a. !..- In the alornlug Tost t i
jdiy. Mr. Sinc"r Wllkln-on, reviewing; the
military siiu'i-o, says:
"I.ord Itolterts Is .vld.ntly about to be
gin his campaign, anal there are signs that
Gi'iiernl Met linen's force will ninke the
first imtstrtant move. It Is probable that
the S venth Divisl ti will oon be he-ard of
as co-ot .rating with Methuen.
"The latest news regarding General ltul-
th(, atIa,.k w,i, era,er energj-."
i. unwr. iviTit iCTictiii.i:.
Ix.ncl'.u. fell. 10. Iu a. m. Mr. Winston
Churchill wires that Vaal Krantz was Im
practicable for the guns which were
need.d to support a further advance. His
e.iltl.gr.ini l.aves Genera! Duller on Tues-
! !,1a" n.l1,h,t,lM,, f "T'v-bTS '" re"
Heve the tired holders of Vnal Krantz.
...,. .,.s..r,....e-. ..,., ...... r. . c...
, -.".-, .. ra,mr fr h.,n.; . "
, tvlllu. ab,.ut the ugly position which tl.o
British held, and the ni'ural obstacles
will' 1 had to Is? overcome
Hcllngrims f r mi 1-idysmlth. dates! Mon
C'ontiiiiieil on Tnge Ttto.
.i:m:ii i. u ".it m us.
f tie 'li:.;. Itl.i
: V 1 il Kr.miz
tiori was h 'i
IflS tT' opri
Oir. vj 1, . .,
II.. ll.ie lo re
Ktr under ti'e f
. ! hi- . n artil'. r
'.: d a path tl.n ts,I.
The dill: ulti. s urder -a) 'i t
Unti-h l-ile.re.l in.iy lx kn..i v.1 n
it is said that th- mules draw, i- t'w
naval guns I. t their fn..t,n ar !
rolled do-.'.n the ste-ep lrvrliii. ,
There :s no 1-tiiaiat e of the l.r.' -
c.siJait;.s I'imlttel to r- 'it ,c
A elipa;. h fr.itn Joiilier " I
ii-arter- says tl at during t: . ..g -i'
-' i th. I pin r Tugela. .1 t- : -l:nti-h
f. ' . !i.i'n.il t'Hirt ' I.
si und. r prot i-.-t ion of an . r : - I
tr.-i'i. The Ito.rs irossd l1 r ur
with .rtilbiy and dr.ve tiki
Gateral Mat Donald Is the 1. . -t ef
ti." l!r.:t!i Geneials 10 . l t s
I'.ii '.i.-m of Ho r iir' He h.. . len
I.UiiUed to 1, Teat from t tt
t" ii i .- z ! ..a I;.. 1 ISiver w'i '.
'il-p.l't h. s - lid.
1 rs- rXV a' M .-; r
lliei a 1
iti:ti lint nnnt.ais. .
Sl'f: 1A1. l.i CAItl.l. a
Itr is-. -. fr:;.i K. it 9-'i-opv- a
right, if"! by the N. Yoriw Htra. 1 s
c. mi ai. i It.; r L' vd-. wl re- a
! turr.e.1 here to-day. denies having
i negotiated a 1. a-i In Berlin ir so- a
i e 1.. ittd t:.- in rferTii-e ef ary Tower a
- for m liatl. n or is-nre.
He says that a full plan of cam-
s l.'Ign Ui alr.ady elriwn up f"- the -a
v '1. f. t .-e . f the i irange f r. e S!a'e -a.
ft an I that mativ surprises arc yet in
I O store f .r IJ iit'.it 1. af
The Story of Buller's Third
Failure to Relieve
HY MILTV..V V.
STITAL IIY CAULK.
Iaondon, Saturday. Feb 10. -fCopyrlght.
iro. by the New York Herald Company.)
Duller has alsandonetl his third attempt to
r. .eh Ladysini'h. ard ha.s retired behind
the tine of the Tugela.
Jtennett Hurielsh. the Dailv- T-Ie-rrir.h
' correspond, n with Duller, la a dispafrt
In the advance by this router.
j M-. Ililte.ur said this morning la the
I Commons that the? Information received
1 by the Government Indicated that Duller
was not pres-lng his advances from tho
ptsltlon which ho still occupied o.-t
There wer. sill! other statements from
various sources which. In a measure, pre
lare.l the publo for the news that Duller
Iia.l foun.1 the Doers too strong at this
is.int of attack. Mr. Dennett DurMgh. la
his story" of Tu.-sd.iy s lighting; said that
tho ltever puns were si plated as absolutely
'" -'ommand the low- rl.igo calle.1 Vaal
ICrantz, and also the valley between that
K,.. ariI 1j0rn K,of
An a-mey telegram stated that at th
! lose, of Taesilav's llghtlnir. after General
HiMjanrsj brigade nilj relieved Lyttletons,
the IPi.rs were on both sides of th" I!tlf-
l-li. and tho iojiitioii was a d.tfktut ore ti
j h. Id.
! The concentration of a heavy- fire from
(the long-range guns, such as tho Boers had
mounted, probably rendered the position
' at solutely untenable. Thi3 Is the story of
the latest defeat.
This second retirement of Duller across
' the Tug. la s-etnp to rrove that ho has .1
t..sk beyond his power, unless large re-cn-forcements
ore sent to him. and th.s Is not
: likelv. now that an army is being organ-
lze.1 to invade the I i-te State.
o llaipe for laid smith.
j Th'te is little or no prospect of the relief
of I.'i'ly smith being effected by tbe Nat 1
' field force until the advance of Iird Itob-
crt'i leimjtt.s the Doers to vve-iken their
strength on the line of the T ig- la. Th s
may "ot l" f"r, m" ?,?'?'', .a-J; '" ,Ut
I meantime can La lysmlth l.old . ut against
. another attack which the Doers are like-
ly to nik Immediately? Tho b siege 1
,own " ". men, to havo tho Ilerce-t
( This new repui-e of the British will fur-
it:, r raise me morale eti tne hot .vrmy in
Natal, which has already numerous suc-
i cesse'ss to its cretllt, and will correspondl..,--
ir depress, the spirits of the British sol-
llers. The Boers also realize the sig
nificance of Iird Roberts's I reparatlnns to
advance on Bloemfontem. of whTh thev"
no doubt are well !r formed.
The reisirt thit G. neral .MacDonald had
ba.cn orderel t" retlr- from Koodoosburg to
Modder River seems to be open to dnuht.
Lord Itol-rrts In his olilelal dispatch "ays
that "fighting Mac" had driven the Boers
back. The Dally Mall's correspondent, in
a dispatch elated Koodoosburg. Thursday
evening, makes no mention of any retire
in. nt. although the ngi-nvy dr-pat h. which
announced the backward movement, says
It tiKik plare on Thursdiy morning. Tho
censor's oversharp knife may have been
responsible for mud 111. g the first message.
The Daily News cnrreoni!ent says "The
Boers returned to their laagers on Thurs
day, and tho T.ntith are coming back to
Wheth'r It means the camp at Modder
lilvir or that at K.iodool..irg is uncertain.
London te-ok the news of the retirement
of Duller philosophically Throug'iout last
e-venlng an air of gloomy e vpectatio-i hung
over the House of Commons. When the
rtport canio that the British forces had re
tired across the Tugela the depression bc
eamo visible, as It were. The news w.13
accepted as true, und, with Balfour's dD
couraging nr.nounccmenf, privluced a som
ber effect, which was painfully evident
luring the nlgl.t session.
Tho gloom was not confined to tb'
House. It spread to the clubs and the
aters. Kvcryvvhtro mn discussed the lat
A i-ailtamentary paper Issued last even
ing mating the Increased numbec cf men
and large amount of money n. edeel by- tho
War Office for the year ending March SI,
next, in consequence of the war. hcrved to
bring home with renewed force the tre
mendous drain upon the Empire's resour
ces. According to this statrntut. lSn'X)
more men and an additional grant of 13,
fro.i") will be required.
The original estimate for men for the
year was 1SI,S".3. Dy the Increase In Octo
lier C,i men were ndded. The new de
mand makes the lota! :?.;i;. According to
erlglnal e;lmates for the current financial
year, the gros? expenditure on tho army
amounted to L3.M7.S3. On October IT, there
was a surrl"me"atar demand for fli.ci.i.),
11 Vl lh fi.eol tta Ii it Vl f 11 fill IK -.' fH Jl...
J now iul.m.tttI. vuuld lncreasu tho ouUajr