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I.olils. One ('est.
NINETY S FJ ' )D YEA II.
ST. LOUS. .SO.. .MONDAY. FKIimWin 1!. I.HIO.
1 U ' ' '' I'll. Trielu.
tool.. tio cent
'" bree Cent.
l HAY'S GOMPLAGENGY
'- CAUSES SURPRISE.
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Iti-liKii.ittuii That tin- 1'iiiinl Stairs
Iuilil Ak i.ie-.ii l.iiuin-
CLAYTON - BULWER COMPACT.
I!----c!-ilioii Adoptril liy tin Sriiate
v;-ir ; tar Afro Shows That
tlif Atlniini.-tiatiun Ignor
nm r.i.ir ri:f i
Wwliiiiv.T. 1-The pi.li.-hel ex
plnt.ati n ti,.s in irniiif- that the Put I
V trtiu. 'it i- indidly adinlttej tliat ilrr.tt
Britain I. ,1 not be-en askeel to abrogate
the . icton-llu'wer treaty, but that. em the
i riiurt, t e State lH-p-irtm. nt regarded
'liat t..atv a.- a preueeten tor the I'tittcd
Stat . the 11 inroe IKsirlne and fie ln
tcgiitx f the Central and South American
T'cnubl s. ami that the i ndin- Hay
I'auneefote treaty wae prepared xxitli a
xicv to xltalizlnc the CHx-ton-IUilwer
trcatv. w is a source of surpri-e it o'l'.cial
Some m.nds nf the n 1mlnNtratwm were
ew ir .f Secretary llex'si lelief that the
I leas int ..liton- tetween Si t B.itam
mi the cnlted States should le fust red
mi'I perhaps a few cf the I"re--ident's a I
' ise.-s knew that See r-1 try Hay dos.nsl to
form an olt'iwtt and defin-lvc allun -with
(Jr. at Itritain. Among the great ma
joritv, h m ex or. a fee Hue of mdigiii'iui
e xis-ts it the S. ite Departm- nf belief
that e'leet Itritain wiiuH, Ins-au-e f a
tie.tv. ak-Kt the I'la'.-el States In main
t lining th- Mii-wh diit!no if it erv il
the Hri'i-li purpo-.. to ignore the Monro
Opno-e II ' -v 'I he-ore.
But whether the Secretiry of State has
heroine ti.t.aol.- In e 4U-C ett bis a oe l Itloll
with titlenl Knllsh aristcc-rae v. or whether
he -.-. l..iu.-. ' hi tnIeti m. m il
t V vtsiou sop
' sk i ending, il
i. his th-ory
tome ir it t tie atas-trophe im-
tli re t- a om.'I- te objection to
thai threat Itritain Is e ntial
;o the prote.ti"n f iK- Western H'iiti
?rhcre. It was pointed out to-d i b a store o'
men roii&pieuuut iu th- Uov riimnt of tin
I'nlteU St:it. s that e.r Mat-Mnan of the
I-t has contended that the United Stat
and the I'nited State, alone w re amply
tIo to protect tin m-elvet and "entr.ll and
South America from l.urojx an assr --ion
Attention ix called to a fat that will -ur-pri-e
thoie xho have not kept in ilo-
touch with the course of legi-Jalioc It is
On February It, lvrt almo-t a far js'.
Senator Spooner. thin t.pnt. ntin: the
Presided in th I"ritel Slate- Stnate. and
perliaps one of the ltt lav. vr- of thit
lio-ly, offered the foIlouinR air.endmi nt to
the Nicaragua canal bill, then pendlnj;-
"Sec. a Tnat if the I'nldeiit shall be
limbic to secure from the Governments of
Nicarasua and Costa Kiel such eneea
fJons as will enable the United Stat s to
build and pcrpttuallj on and rontiol the
s ild canal, the I''eidont Is authorized to
nesotitte lor a control of or a nalit lo
cor sinn t and runiin and perpetuallv con
trol i-onic other canal idiwii tins the At
lantic Jtnd I"ai ific oecann. a-id the I'rsiJent
is requested to niuoti-iie f. r tlie abroc ition
or jnodifleatlnn of .n n.d ill tn ay obliga
tions, if anv su h eiM. a- -hall in any
wise interfere witli the eonstrut tion owner--lilp
and jtrpetuation thereof of all such
ThW amendment w i aecept'il 1 v the Sen
ate. There no di-er.tins xoi. .. Senator
.Soooner in the ilflnte jlecfcrcM llior Ibe
5 0' 1 ton-:iuher treaty nji still in fote an 1
j that am act passed without pruedent :ie
M fcotlations would r-voke the treatv
J Thu- It will I tun that th Senate of
the I mttii ,-ttte. at the mtistion if a
tidmliii'-tiaiion St n.Uor of th. Iiu-h. -t -tand-b
In-trueted the SI ite Depar'tnent to ab
t".ate the flaston-I'ulr.er treaty i hi- xv.m
eu.-cfjjted iiitcIj a- an act or oiiMe- to
Uieat Itrltiin. beeau-e a- Senator ? on. r
-lid. the pa.ir of a Jaw providing for
'xernnunt owner-hip and n.ntrol of the
Nlctracui i.ir.al 1 e the 1 tutol .-tatrs
would rciolvo the "1 1 ton-l!uhver treaty.
"VV 1 II Not lie ISntill.-.l.
Senator.-, lb pr. Mtimihts and men of all
parties declire thit no ISrilish alliance
fcball c-vtr tiKo the p'. ice of the .Monro.)
Doctrine. The liay-l'aum efote treaty is
therefoie doomed. A number of opinions
fioincr to confirm thN are civen here
Ilepreoetil itix- J itre- l:n hard-on. Den o
rtatie Iad-r of th- llou- '. uo' Know
that the Statu l nirtrn- nt wils to put
on piier the - let mid. rstandni!; thit ha-,
npimtintly exite.1 l. m,.,, i, ri Salisbury
mid S-cictar Mix witness th-.- II n
I'auraffotc tuatx 1 hr Am.rbtii peop'le
xill Dot auffi r suili an alllain e to t., mule.
Ibpresuitative Sttplun llrundmer uf Ar
kansas: "The llay-l'Jtinnfoto tre .t
xxould certainly di-troy tin Monroe din'
trine. and I do not -ee how any tiua Amei
itan can support It."
Senator William K Mason ! am
BBlin-t. the Nicaratui treaty I haxu been
for the canal always, and I r vfard thH
treaty ai a deathblow to the canal I am
siuipiy ui.-kumcii wun tne pn a thit we
should exen ask KuslinJ T.ncther we ei.i
dijr a liolo in our own yard or not. 1 shall
rexcr xote for the treaty. I nexer xxill xoto
for anxthli.ff line it Th y m'i'i aiii'iid it
or chaiige it so that I or any of mx Anierl.
t4.n-principb d colleague- in the Senate of
th3 United Stat. will xote for it. I only
claim the privilege oi b.-n a prophet to
tills extent. Tim Ilay-Cloxenfooi. alias
I'atincefote. tnity will nexer l ratitb il "
IteprescnUitne Herty . "I beliexc In the
old Democratic ilea ot keeping oi.t of :)
tangling alliaiives xvlth nations at ro-s, the
water If there is any si-e-ret i.iider-tand-in.
It ought t.ot to be kept from the Sen
ate, and po-.-iblx the entire bl'l tuxe
liranch of the elovernment ouct lo be m
formeil." Kf preventative t itcl!n;s of Jlmsl'slpfi
"The Monroe I'ceirinc la sood ei oiish and
strom; cnoURh for the United Mates,. I aai
ipiwsed to anything that look- like an a.-l!-nee
with linat Ilrltaln, or any othe
natlon The ptople are opposed to it. t ne
mid any administration or pirty that fa
xors such a eompact xmII f . . I the ' sen.
ra"nt of tb ople whm they get the Op
portunity to eiprc-. their xxill"
LcRlslatom of all sh ides of po'.ltits are
already besinnini; to hear from their eon-
s'ituents. and tl.o public frcm all parts of
tho country are loud in their d. nuuelation
of tho Hay treaty and ure their repre
sentatives to u-e their inlluence In ilefent-
lnK any attempt to ratify it.
BRITISH STEAMER SEIZED.
The Saliine Taken hr a Itritil
rcrt hllzabeth. Teb it Th J?rillh
steamer Sabine. Captain Taylor, from Now
Tork. Janunry i, with a miscellaneous
cargo, has been seized by the IJrlllsh sun-
boat Thrush and brought to Dflaeoi I!tv
en aupplclon of hiving on board articles!
contraband of war.
Before the Sabine sailed from New York
It was rumoreu mat she had on board al
large quantity of provision-, arms and am
munition, army DnnK is and general sup-i
pile-., but no confirmation of the rumo
could be obtained. The vessel was clearcJ
(or Delasca Eay.
-- -.7. lr f ', inTHutliOrii tu s O- ' ".
-. " , BRITISH y'i r S
1 . t! i I -, if V.r"
.lOHNia'l! "Ill W 1MSOT1I1.V WILL M'AMldN Till.. !C
AGAIN AT THE
STATE CAPITAL i
Full KciuiicKy L'i;i-latiin' Will
! unit' li St inn- in
MR. TAYLOR ATTENDS CHURCH.
I.f.i' iln l'.si'iiii Man-ion
Without thf r-ual .Militai.v K-
1 mi 1 JovtM nor I'.cckliniii
!-aikfort. Ky . leb 1 A Rood part of
thi Democratic Ie;l-lator leturned here
to-niqht and numerous laiifcromes were in
proKfess duritiK theevenltij; relating to the
ixjliticil proKramme to-morrow, when the
Democratic and llepubhcan branches of
the l.efri-nture will meet i(;ehfr for the
first time since the as.x-slnatnn of Oox
The question of whtther I.ieute-nant Gox
ernur Mar-hall (Hep ) or President pro te-ni
i 'trier (Ii m 1 vlll preside in the Senate
to-morrow i a- wide o;ien to-nlcht a il
h'li. bi en The Democratic leaders say
tit -t S.nat.)- Carter will pieside IJeUten
ant Ooxernor Mar-lull I not heic to-n!i;ht.
but. befo'e leu ins the city lat msht. he
-tated positivelv that lie would return
Mondax and Insist on his iii:ht to preside,
and the llepubllenn leader' a-ert positive
ly to-night that he xvill pre-dde
Neither -ide: KOes further than tin e hire
statements, and whit step they will take,
if anv. to carrx out these cross puro-.es,
respectively, inn only be determined by
cm nls to-morrow
ftoverror Tavlnr went to church to-div-witliout
a militir;- escort, and spent the
remainder of the diy at the Mansion with
Coventor lleekham returned to the ntv
to-nlsht with the Democritle legi-Iators
and xv 111 have his headqiurtt-ra at the Capi
tal Hotel, occupying the room u-ed by the
late flovernor Got lie! Messrs Justus and
Arthur (locbcl. brothers of the 1 ite Demo
cratic OJoxetror. al-o relumed and will re
main here till the body of their di ad broth
er Is flnallv conslcned to i-th The body
llll lies In the little elupel In 'he ceme
tery, the relatives hixinir been slow to se
ll ct the exact p"t of burial.
Tho question of reopenliur the contest
over the yox'ernorfhlp by presenting reso
lutions in loth hoti-es ratlfiinc the action
taken tiv the Democratic lcnllators on two
occasions desdarlns St.ator lioebel tJoxern
or was ril-cu-se-d to-nlcht bv - me of the
Demoeralle n embers who favor ! They
six this would not be a conce ion that the
fo'nier proceedings were illegal, but would
probably put an end to the controversy
uorer The mitter has not he-en decided
ofTMallv. but a irajority of the m mln rs
who are out-lokeii on the mitt, r 1 prcsc.l
tlumbelves as 01 posed to reopinlmr the
matt- r in any form.
Thiy will abide bv the decision of the
part in wage re luuev.r and there niv
be some re fen nee t 1 it in the se Ion of tlie
La fil-lature to-moirow
BRONSTONDREW A PISTOL.
Kcntut'kiair Aisjunifnt Alino-t
l'lt'tipitatfJ a Shooting.
Iankfert. Ky . I"el It A political argu
ment between firmer SMte Senator Charles
.1 ISron-ton of I.exins'.on and Claude D. -h 1.
Chief Clerk of the Senate came near pre
cipitating a -hooting affray on a i"h. -h-Ie
ike aril Ohio train, iriwded with rnu-n-inr
Democratic legi-.ators. to-night
Itron-lin is. said to luno denouiieeil ("Joe
be 1 men as revolutionists, and Desha, to
whom the remarks were addressed, denom
inated ltron-ton as a bolt.r. Angry words
pissed and SMiator Hron-sum drew .1 pis
tol Several legislators -toml btwen;n them
and j'eveiitd trouble. De-has friends say
he was not armed.
I-alcr botli men agreed to drop tho mat
ter. L. & ll. IN POLITICS.
The WatU'i'Miii-Iicliiiuui Cone
siiontlfiite .Matlir l'ublif.
louisvilie. Ky.. IVb. li.-Mr. -Milton IL
Smith, president of the Isauisville and .Nali
xilie lUdlwaj Company, has given out tho
following correspondence, mention of which
was maele in tho editoil.il of Henry W'atter
son. recanting tho Ke-ntm ky election
The sub-tiiiee of Mr W'atterson's letter
is found 'n the following extract-
"My D ir Mr. llclmont A your perural
friend, and as a friend of tho Liotisxille and
I... Olk.ianl il nr.ri.lli( . I .llltl I lit
.....t miriiu'r Xti.litllt.! mill or MIHW
! lliesdus: (re'-ll ellsterly vvlllds.
I .. .
lor Illinois Illir mill niirmrr
XIoiiiIm: Miorv or r.iin 'lue-dii:
Tiioil- sliiftiiiK t lreb ealerlj.
1'iir trbitiisii I'air mill iviirnie-r
tloinliiyt e'loittly rni'sdiiy : -ontlii rly
iv in ds.
1 fronje Is Mak 1 B 1 liuninnt; Uisht.
Again t the State Capital.
Keady With I'roof and Tentlmonv
: Joh.t II Hammond Is in St. Uor.ls.
3. City of Kimtitiy Is Up to Date.
Insan- llotncr'i. Mad Attempt.
I Sermons and Services at the Chun l-s
5 Proclaim MefJraw- a Ita-e Traitor.
Ittllv Maprare In Harl l.urk Again.
The S age
Tanner's Taeti. Stir Culiom Men
IJetween Milwaukee and Kan City.
.. Ste-k Spe.-ulatl in at a Stand-tilt.
IMerto I.ican Taritf Mea-ure.
Tiled to End Her Life.
Orard I-dit-. A O I'. V.
ChatB'sl With Munler
P. Onuki Officers ('online for Him
W. ' T. I". Memorial Serxn-i-
i'opulisf Hold a Caucu
I'. Weather Bulletin
11 Movement of Oram
W'esiditiKS at I.ochr.
li. Will Ure Congress to Take Aetiun.
Organ (innder and liannna Man.
"iolineux's Quiet Sitndav.
Andrndo in Havar.a
Se-41 illst Di niocrats Me. t
i"niopulnr in Clinton
Higher IMueatlun f r Calbolle Women.
Nashvill" road I venture to v rlto you this
lett.r in n judgm-tit the lie al ailinilde
tratlon uf tin read is eute-nng uhmi a
cour-i . wldi'h. if it .lies not tend to !
-tioy the projieriv. will greatly burde 11 and
The De-mi" r.itle State tirlttt Just nom
Iliatnl will certainly bo elected. I'lup r tho
eiper.ition if the i.eibfl law the result Is
not left to chance In Its purisi-e to lieat
(Joeliel. tlm IjiiIsv lib and Nashville man
agers have alreudy ep.ndeil lar,e sums of
nmney in fi.tile attempts To do this thex-liax-o
not only trade themdves responsible
fur two uniiepulir and unlntluenti il neus
lwiliers, but lb. v haves set up as their
visible mil a'creditesl re pn e nialivo a man
by the name of W'h illen the pr prletor of
a varietv th.ater Al everv turn they havo
met ibfe.it. and they will surely iniet it
m xt Neivemb.
"In niv Judgment the situation 1 lnith
Tr.omtnto is and crltb al, and ought to ,ir-re-t
the -erieus atteiiilon of those who
eontrol the policy of the road I" r .Mr.
Smith, vie have always utertaln.-l th.e
kindest -inlim.nl ltu' Mr smith Is no
more procf sgaln-l a mistake than o'her
IMOple. and. lie lug a man of unvirl.ling tem
ner. I10 is likely 10 be 1 arri-i! te extrenes
In this luiinc he bis tertilnlv allowed
his tiniisr to carrx bun far lievmd ili
lints of vvonlly vNdotn anil prudent fori
ea-t. ane' if a hal lie not call. I upem Jm
preic.slings, its evil ron-eeiu. n. e ;ire ai
siii as the c-iming of the next se-sslon of
the K.ntj.kv legislature '
Afler tlie iceeipt of Mr Watti rsem'.s let
ter the directors of the X.. S. N adopted
"Where is. The Ixiulvllle and Nashville
Itailronl Comrany. Ielns an arilIKi.il j er
"n cannot hold olllee. and,
"Whereas. The duties of the officers of
the company prohibit thm from s, eking
or li ildlnc poiitlial oiliee. In fj. t none of
thm are seeking sui h of'lee. an I.
"Wtiereas. The mit agrrs the lomp'ny
lnve not made themselves in any r.av re
sponsible for the two new-oaptrs referresl
t nrd Ii.tXH not -et up a- thejr 'visible and
accredlte-d represent itive' Sir John Whtl
l.n nor eomniittiil anv unfriendly .11 1
tow irds tin- Courier-Journal, and
"W'hrreae. The 111:11 ag.m.nt of the l..,uis
xllle and Nashville I: ii-o.l Compnnv rce
egniz.d that the rights and rraiiihi-is It
now eniovs wer. granti d to it for the pur-po-e
set forth In its various charter, and
al-o fully realizes its dutv to the public,
"Whereas. Corporate Interests generally,
in common with private interests have- 1
rich' to be h.ard at the bir of public
opinion be it
"lit edve-I. Tliat is the man mene-nt ilm'n
not now. it vll! not enter the field of pol
itics nor aid or injure- ,mi.v candidate eif
nnv partv for the purpose of se.apint; nr
eonlrollln? party attlou When, however,
any Indixidtiil or polltiial pirty attacks
nnd fils to injure the proierty intru-ted
to Its cue. ai'il to denv to it Its proper
right- bv Inciting a hostile -eiitlm.-nt
among the people It i'ni, and threatens
to cripple and hari-s its operations and
thus impair it- abtlitv and its efficiencx In
the periounance of its proer and liwful
rights 11111' dutic the compir.v will tvail
Itself of all proper and lawful mean- to
protect lt interests bv mi appeal n th
great hod: of the ptojle on whom it re
lies for 1 rntection as Ir does for patron
Mr !liIrnont" roplv to Mr Wntterson isi
alons the line of this resolution.
P.I.OuMl ' "I. US Hi I' 1 S
READY WITH PROOF
I Ftiinn-i' Coii-ul C!i:irl- K. Maviicn
ill !! in Wasliinton
REITERATES HIS CHARGES.
Kft-tjHl- of thf Siatf l)f pai tint' lit
Show That 1I IIa I'.fi'ii Iili-
t'tit in Hi-, liiitic- in
I'ittsbtinc. l'V. IVb IS-Cirle.s Z Mac
nmt, fbrm.riy t'nlte-I States Ce.n-t.l at
Pretoria. South Africa, dcimrted for W"a.h
Ington to-nlghl at 19 o'clock on tho Balti
more and Ohio toad IN fore golnrr he said:
''I do not withdraw a word of r.:y charges
against the Hiitlsli oillelals in South fr!ca.
If 1 am called tipejn. 1 am prepare! at any
t.me) to ti-tlfy to ilnnn and ftimi-h evi
dence of lh Ir truthfulness
Mr Ma-rum e-xidentlv Is dellghtesl ove
he effeet of his statenn nt ma le pill. lie last
week, and s.ivs tha' although he Is not ae
qualntesl with nee ssman Wheeler of
Kentucky. wbe inttoelueed a r-solution in
the. House. a-l:ing for an luxe -ligation t
his else, he xi III e ill ilioll l.llll t.'-mi.row
or next div The 1 x-Cmstil -ity he is not
going to Washington on any siesiul mis
sion, but wai.ts to re em the ground to
give his te-titiony should It be i.ei-Jed.
xi i itt vi s (.mill tutu.
I.ril III.I"' M'l e-I.XI..
W'.i-sliInKioti. IVb Is -Mr Charles 1:
Macrum. late Consul at 1'ri-lona. was one
of tlie 1110-t .11 tiv. Industrious and lntel
ligi nt of the oi'n.siils In the serxi.-e- of the
Uiitteil -.tales He was a constat.! wrlliron
affairs in whiih Americans might take an
Om- "f lii manv rep-rts of d.it" I'.bruarv
( lvy. i- now of Int. re st In view of the
ell-e lls-lon of the ability of the lioirs to
maintain the war with respect to their sop
plv of .immui.itiou. 'lie nporl of IVIiruary
4 is on dynamite, and is as follow h
"Consjl Mueriiin lias recently visit. -1 tl.e
ilyna'nlte- fai torv. The coinpuny has 1111 in
itial investment In ground mid liulKiings
of IS"0.WJ itii)l'. .". and carries a sbe-k of
fiom "vj.i.") to v.mv jiounds at all times
The iioxeinineiit granted this iom.iny th
sole right to Import manufacture and sell
explosives In th. St te for a period of lif
ts -ii year-, of whb h about five have
pa"-eel. the Gove rum nt receiving a rovalty
from every ease -old. Much oiHips'.tion is
shown to themonoiuly by the minlri. com
panies on the Hand and el-ewheie hi Ibo
ht He. as Ihi'y make the claim thit while
tley Piv about t.1 K lit! Ml far No 1
dynamite now If tlie monopoly w.re . m
ci lesl th- same quality 011M le laid down
at the mines at not more lb. .11 $11 '' I 1
ease of liftv poui.ds. allow Ins the ;o
1 riunent a re i-onable Iiiiih.ii dj.y. Jle
Macium se-nds a mpy of th- -tate amly
Nt on the factory "
It Is not at all unlikely tli.it Ihe Iioers
hixo esjual fieilltics for the manufacture
of all kinds of annnunit.on and arms, inas
much as they have made mh-Ii a great in-xe-tiniut
ill one kind of explosives.
American Cnsal Macrum's oth-r articles
of Iiitere-st wtre "Tlie Consumrtion of
tiood lit tho Transvaal." "(Jold hi the
Transvaal." '-Americaii Manufactures, m
lli Soutli African Hepubli. ." "Itnlroid
Contn.i tion in the Tratisxaat." "Bailvxays
In the Transvaal." "Hr.m Tactory in the
Transvaal.' '(Sold Output of the Tratts
vail in l'ri ' "Imiiorters in the South
Afrli.m ltepulilf and "Diamond Produc
tion in the Transvaal"
ARRIVED AT CAPE TOWN.
Set on! t'nnnriiau font indent of
Tioops Ait- Kcaih for Si-rviee.
Capo Town. IVb IT -The British steamer
I.iU.enti in. Captain Nun.in. sailed from
Halifax Janu-iry II. with the Kirt Artll
lerx s.-ctl m of the second Canadian con
tingent of troops for serxice agaln!t tha
Boers, arrlxesl at this port to-iay. The
troeps were welcomed by Major John Hnn
burv -Williams, military secretary to tho
Covernor of Cape Colony, mid thu llrltiu'i
High Commissioner in South Afrtcn. Sir
Alfred MUner, on behalf of his Excelleavy.
Trvinn lo Save His Provision Train
Lost One Hundred Vagons
Abandoned Big Guns.
ISULLlHt'S FOURTH START FOR LADYS.MITH.
IJalllcd All Dav Sunday
Jllangwana Hill Artiller right Is
on at Dordrecht.
-II.' III. HY CAHI.l.
Mo Ider l!iv. r. I", b. In Z
r:-1 . IS", by W". I. Heart! -Kor the llrsl
tun- tho l:rltl?h CeneraU hav- tompletely
. iimin-tixerHl t! lloer". tlenerai Cronj"
I .- xaeuatel his po-itioti at Maers
f.mtein and Is trekklw- eatvari toward
l:i.Miiiroute(i:. with the Ilrlti-b pursuinK
There lias, 1-en tiWK ktrraisWi. but no
P . hf d battle a J et.
The news In maimer from th eastern
front, wheio Kelly-Ktnny W pui-ulng
1 ronje beywl Klip Drift, alihuuish the
exal pe-yltlon of thu ItiitUh aid IIcts
tre nRt.nnvxii at HiU hoar. The tttiHosit
seereiy i inaintalnesl In the l.rltl-sa ad-
tanie. even to the t-nior ollleers. fh
Sixth Divllcm Marteel fiom ihe Moddr
Kiv.r striking eas.t, by IMmhm Cuierat
Trench's cavalry brigade; bad slteltt en-
oiintrr with tho enemy, who declincl n
encag. ineiit. while crevsiuif the Jiiel Kiver
t Waterval. having, piexioii-ly driven cdT
a small I-otlv of thu enemy.
The d.vi-ien began th.- march toward
latoiisdal Thurselay at 1 oVbtek in the
morning, bivouaike-e! at Wmlnnm. win. '1
allowesi the men .1 vvelS-.imeil rest, and j a iKtnU- AU t'.elr positions werehurriedl
rontmU"d forw.ltd at C p m. reaching 1 ,laclul,e 1. and the big g-ms al Mage rsfn
Klip Drift on the Moebier "be-fore midnight. I m aJld Kln.berley v.ete If ft behind,
doina; twenty-sl miles in twenty-four, -onerol Ctoiije move 1 lih triniort.
hoi.rs i'r. neh was ali.adv In pes-e ion ,, Hl,,iIls- f many bun .red wagirtv. .iIutia
of ls.th sld of the rver nvvaltlng -. a ,,,, of kopje- north of the Modder to
amval of the infantry nnrii Koffy fontein. It Kot least our meeunt-
The same- atterwie.ii the .avairv (Jemrali, lnjan,rj b ouJ,!K so weariness, had
pushed ahead atrain. -i,ps,rte.l bv thre fo t ( Tereupoll hi:- artl.lery openel
batteries of hor- anHlerj. A f rce o' n ,. Tbtf ,a!n bo.lv of the-Hoer fore-
Uoers mad- tlK-ir pi.-enee knowi on the a ru, . lll?nt ,,,.. a,e ,Ja
relghUirlng kopje- by a desultoiv she llinR . uk
..f the, Irish cavalry. thre.teiiii.R .0 Inqede .. a(Jvan Kiwj.a fm,ht
he British advance Trench, ho.vevcr. . or ,,,,, mtaalry iKipeii
pu-ncii ane an. ino imtiti nytii ai . !
This left the toad clear to Kim'ieo lev .-.i.d ( ,,ntjnK ourFelx-s with trying tei chee-lc lrsi.sjent -e ports indicate that Huller ir-Thur-day
night -aw l'rene-h within sh.e-t- , . 1 t -nds this time t. move by way of Col. nn
ing distance of the u-Ieagueie-el tov.-n. That
night the Buet-s le-gan trekkiof 'rom the
enure M.iKcrsfeintein posiiiem. and xvhen
daylight broke ihe rear guarel of the hirece
tr.kking lo'ie was visible in the distune e
The. British e.ixalty and attillerv Imme
dlately started iu parsult. ..ml l..lh for.es
soon .Iisapis.ared v. r the xe.dt.
-s..red the inhabitants that tn.ir pr.r.,
would b" re-pe-cted and their per-mat
s.ifetv as-uie.l. f they kept quiet.
i.n lis let . in to W'.g.lraal Color. I
On LIS IlllIO " ...S"."'
l".i yards on the right Hank, and a few
e-asiialtii-s eseurred to the Btittsli force
here, lrtit the isitty n-jolned the main iKely
Next div two battalb ns eif Infantrv Slid
a liatterv of artille-y or the Ninth Divieiin
...ciipied JacoJexl.il Srouts brought the in
telligence tliat the Biers were iu full .Ugh'
toward Hloomfonteiii. Scores of Bo:s.
sick ai.d wounded, were di-cove-re-sl Ir. a
laager thtee miles to the w-t. with 3
wagons a nd large quantities of ammunition.
.... .. .....I .jf....iI nlV. lu 11TI nliii.iitie
that tho retreat had lHen"pell-m, 11. Tho
Brlti-1. ca-ualtb- w.re comparatively in-
sigullk-aiit In xievv of the Immen-e sain
in the la-t fortv -eight huur j
ebn.ral I'li-uclix arrival at KlnnVrle
ras a xi rit ilite Himni.li for that dashing
ij.lier.il Tho inhabitants, already a war"
fiom the- slleni e e.f the Boer gun- Hint their
long Impris. ninint had drawn to a clo-e,
f'cun every point of xantage kept w.itrli fir
the tir-t arrival, and when, through tho
tile-c-in-. the cavalrymen In khaki v.e-ro
espied In the distance, ihe word was pi .-d
to the anxious watehers and a few niluuie-s
later every road and pass, lately- blocked
villi til" Boer coidon of lite, swarmed With
tliesoriiy tlresl citizen", ru-hlng to gre.t
their deliverers Women and children. ihk r
t" ta-le- the jov of loiiK-deferred freedom,
rati hand in lnn.l. while Colonel Keke
w nh's men fornnil an escort for the ,tls.
vattcir. eavaltv. The ro..d to KlinLerlev is
Ikiw open and r-piirs to the railway are
lieing pu-hed to allow food supplies to ni
ter, as well as th it thoe desliou.s to leave
may g. t away a- quickly as ihis-iMc
The Ninth Division, with Kitchener and
Kelly -Kenny and Cenerii Cedville. mean
time took a piralle! 'o..d east-vatd for the
pun-ese of cutting off the Boers' retreat,
and tin- prufpects are for harel lighting in
this dire tion.
lite in irch -Xas continued day and unfit
from Wendrail. At Ixllp Drift a I. rrific
thundcr-torm broke over the silent march
ers. Urder other cln umstance'i an n.t
burst of the clem, ills would have forced the
-...I... i ,..io.,i.. .. . n
around the men. ill tinny ease- -irlUne-
tlKir gun liarre Is forcing the iwor fellows
to drop to the ground, but the Se-otchmcn '
blood was up and, silent and determlnnl.
they (onllniicd to plwl forward, drenched
to the -kin
one blinding. Hash of lightr.Inr- -in..!.-
one of the naval 12-rouni!ers wmle the men
eere iiauitnir li m. the hill, one or eh.,
,.i.m ..f ihe ".:.. .-.Tlaee -r.ilt i ...
Nothing daunted, the blu-Jnckets rushel
to the as-iStan.-e of their dl-abled con-
rades to r. mount the gun on Its broken
carriage This was impossible, but the men.
not to lie Rilked by a little thing like that.
shouldered the big weipon and carried it
i nic for ten miles, and from nn Im-o-o.
vlxsl platform on a kopje nencd fire at
the body of fleeing Ho-s
aeneril Kitchener witnessed the daring
n-t. and praised the ni"n's skill mil bra'.-
A Boer doctor who was present nt Koo-
doostrg. says the Boers were prepire-d to
surrender on seeing the British cavalry ap
proach When tho litter halted, however,
the Boers seized the opportunity for s-idrlen
flight, and when the cavalry again ad
vanced tho Boer trenches were empty.
Jacobsdal, Feb. IT. General Kelly-Kenny
Uii-htli Divl-ion. Had beRiin his advatue on .... ,, ... , , .,,-, Ttake r it J 1 M'al and Oenerals Kltchcn-
th right Hank fro... W .T.draal. Colonel " T , er ami K, bv-Kenny. aided by the Highland
!. I , 1 ...,- forw ini to Jacobsilal 'J'01""- "r mounted infantry was sent Uritrade In-ldlng the Boer army on Its
Henry had 1.-.I sen. roruanl to Jaeou ii. , frym m v ,KU., , h , Klllnus om, i-a-nherg.
'-.a eiortioi-the iilnre vaeat.d bi' the boei-. . . . ,. , ,. , , , .
n.,.. ......n . - . ..... .,. .ruiiiie. .. i...in. i...-i i orut'oii l reo'n uh eo-e iiKruunni in
in an Attempt to Take
i:. . - It
LiltiM innr til tu l'. waot..
Tie Itiiihlatid ilriide r - af ' hlin
all r a foreid m in h
;eii. ral Fren-h has ! f Kinib. rley to
nn in the pur-tiit f the l!..er artnx
The Guards baxe exiuied I'.e lii , o
sition at .Ma-.isfontein
l'UrthT til of the ISot r.'reat yhow
that the armx- !i3- In . n nshtmr; a ko'vI
reur-KUurd .ien.,n JKd o apvl "ti e-s-lv-
be-pj'". in order to allow the tnovlnK of the
eonxe., whi h. howexer. ha leen K"i"lC Jl
h very slow pae. the an:n.jl appar-ti'iy
! i-ine dead beat
The latest report- h..w "hat ! I!oe-s In
th" p. IshhorlMHxl of Klipkraal s Dr.ft .:-
undoubtedly dud e irtr- ed.
j (;(,ltrilt J'reichs maiiitl n t mar.
-tin ih" ublecr ef admiration - tscial.v
in ievv eef th" Uut storms and thunder
sieirrn- 'hat all exerbrcel
The work of shelling tl. l?o-r- 1. o.."i
vigorously. Owing to the style of ihe a -tion.
the Itner.s are buuiiel to show in tie
oja-n wbenexer they ate obligei to leave
1 iiiin.ii: i.nrr nmn.
Ijuidon. I".b. is -The- Daily N-vs 1 .b-ll-h.-
eh., f.at.nilm- ilisratch. datisi Sund 1.
morning. IVbruary H, from MwMer Itlver I
"Our sudden appeararee seems to have
toundesl the enemy and thrown them into
round ami check.sl them. We nerer al-
t.mote.l 10 stoti th-ir main movement, con-
"The-.tr iifedtbrn al KoffyfeMitein i- srtW to
be .xerv strong They- entertain a xvhoie-oim-
elread of r.w cavalry, moving more
qui. kly than they do themselves. We hope
to bo In fthjerrfontcln shortly."
Tlie lMiy Ne'ws has .11 other dispatch
fr)n ,.,ker nMtUrr
Cindav n.orn(,(f nhi .a,.
.N.,rtn Kn(xS Tu,,tth luu,-a,e. how-
att.il.rt the eeix-s r.Kiln
' ..... . ,
b,K' ',n'J ""i" ?"!? " '' J'J-
!...- llh. s1.l,h . .. ,r,. M.n.l..l Tk.
..... .. il... ........ .... ...j . -.. ....... ....
e nemy. m.iklng a dc-terai-atte mpt. finally
i-seai'd. ov.ing to the -erie-utine le-nd of
the r..e, Th- mounted ,nfa-ry -..ff.r.d
from the trying 11 ink movement. O ir fence
lias now le-e n re'-enfor. ed "
noi:it- iii-iit 11:11 in uitti:m.i .
si'Kcim. r.Y -!ti.t:
Ijndon. Monday. IVb IS (C ipvright.
lsoi. by the New oik Hera J Ceimpany i
Methut-n's, forces crossed the Modder Itivrr
Saturday and occupied ihe Uoe r po-ition at
The movement Is thus described by Hit ,
I rrL-xpond, .l of the Dally Mail. who.
'r date of .Sunday. I ebruar, Is cab'.s.
"At 3 o'clock ycsterdiy tSittire.' iv . morn
ing the Guards' Briginb. und.-r T'ole-Carew.
advaneesl uimiii Mage:foiittin. and foend
J A.l.iB.rI er-1. e -.& 1 n s-J -its All
... I the tienches des.rtd They occupied tha
i k,,P -" "-"' h- losition most forinlJ-
any loruucsi. tj.o nons cons.i-iing or rov.s
of great, de p trem-hes. tnrougli wli.h
larro lseilies of men might march under
c-.ver of tiers of wire fene. . hung wi'h
this. o that the -lightest tot-ch would warn
.. ... . , .. :
them of the approach of the enemv. Tho
kopje wus in the gteetejt di-order. tho
Boers Hppirently having left In a great
l.tirrv Dinner was f.u.iid prejiared. but on-
touinel The kopjes show the effect of
Britl-h shells, great holes being found in
the fortlflea Ions, whuh hud Is n peppee-.d
and Iu places reduced to splintered roik.
im.xns. oitivi:n i'i:ui-i:t iu,
.I.vcolesdal. o.-arge Tree State. 1'riday.
Feb. p". Iird Itclerts-s combinations for
the movement of the corps dovetailed with
precision, although obstacl.-s th.it had not j "carer together inccases the danger to tho
lie-en fori see n had to be eivercome-. i """" "'""
Tl.e ex.eution ef h,s a,MsI1 WK,ln at T;n'e ,. , me-age from Uldymith re
, ., , , porting that the Boers have some move-
a in Minday. (.-neral I nneli rode into ,,., p, pre jsin tion. and the-y may lee sepd
Klmter'.ey Thur-e...y- alternooii, Ju-t when . lug uff : lontiuceiit to reeiifore Cronjo
he was due, ae'toreiing to th- Pie-Id Alar- I or to mike a new assault on the- town
shal'- time table-, having. In four and ,i Bi.ller'3 eh ministration at Hu-sar Hill
half ilivs. mare-l.sl nirety miles with ar-
tilbry and hiviig fought two small en
The relief of Kimbcrley was accomplished
with the lo-s of only fifty men. Twenty
' mou-ati-i inianiry maue spieuan marcnes
under a sub-lmpKal sun and throusn a
elust -torm to hold the isjsiilon
t! neral French took.
Iird Kite littler was with Cener.il Tuck
er's division. In con-eiiue nc- of hi- trans
port arrnngemei ts. the four divisions mov-
! ln-r ov-r the -amly xiut are. fe.1 and
I watered. It is hardly ssibl lo apprcci-
ate adequately the mathematical precision
with which every part of the transijrt de-
i ls.rtm.nt has v.c.rked. marehln-c through
i tie- dav. t- illng almo-t sbe,.'. s-ly- through-
out the night, victualing the army and
i I"1 " " '
j evolving every hour'- results, from seeming-
! rhao I'vcrvbody old what was expected
'of him che.rfullv. though e ndurlrg fright-
' r.,i retinue. Few slept more than thr. e
I hour". The battalions hour after hour'
I p.H.d throu-.li the heavy sand uncomplain-
! Inglv. and when now and then a man MI
out of th- rank- exhausted, la- would re-
' ...in nls company later, after he had tftl.
i Some fifty or sixty were overcome by the
J heat and had to be sent to the rear in the j
birkxvard file of empty wagors.
The rapidity of iairel ltolerts's move
ments from h s base of supplies has olwd
one of the piol lems. fa rhaps the el.lef
pro'ilem. of thr war. He and lrJ Kltch-
Continucd no lagc T-so.
. r r v
S.1U. -1 . . I , . ' '
i li e i r .a -a ! r i k-
f .. i 'iu! : ii r. it h. l.lti - k
i' I'keji- until id -. n f nf
in .. on. bat K'l -Kenny hi -
.1 . i apt .rin(- mure I i 1 "
i; - Sat ml ly
O MaK r-fi I.t "1. ;. Ittd ii
le-r. U be. r m i Jflnl I
tb-.ral K..i.r:' pLms " fi
b.ve be.n . trricd out h n. i1
Hem and within the time .il o t
for e icb. laoxesoent. Much -f --ei;t
for this is given by tin .
i...th.- t., .nerai Kith..
made the unmlebly Uritll
even more mobile than t' ti-in-.vins
Bo-rs and Itrn.-li l.i.Id .rnii4 I c.-lion-
north and south f Donlri '.
in Cipe ( olonv. n r the -.. .ih rn
Is.i.r.ehery of the Orange !'. St itt
They are shelling .aih oth.r over
tlie town (ieneral Brabant's e iva ry"
l" Jan th" snare h north fr.un l'-r-lKX.kThursd.v
and by a, e rb s of
toried march's d.1 fights drove the
1'asrs back until, at midnight. I'rl
day. the burgher were driven from
their Jast T" -.tion outli o( D.irdr ut
bt a bayonet charge.
tJeneral llulbr lsgan ht- f", 1
march to tae relief of J.ielxsnu'h
l.i-t Wedn.-..I..v Th -or h 1-Ju-t
.1' m..t this Information to come
ihr..ugh. His pre.s. it position Is
ne.rlh of Hu.sar Hill, but still south
of the T.uel 1. Mr Ite nnet Burlelch.
e tblir g of Bull, t s nevr movement,
-it- he ha- b ill. il upon the most
d.r.: r.. to I. ids smith, bat that
b- au-e of tho r line of the country
"the dintculu 1- in. ijeuiably great."
notb. r hill, this time Hlangwara,
" ii s In BuIIer'-e way and his fores
were o 1 r-'d In an attempt to tak"
I' h 111 f A'. tig continuing; through
e nt the dav
fill 101 FVPOCtQ H WPPlf fif
- a t ik. 41 . it -. So m (l rf
Heavy Fighting Three
l.Y Mfi.TON V.
SI'l.ciAI. IJY Cl!l.K
London, Mondiy. I'eb. I? (Copyright.
1..i bv the New York Heral 1 Company.)
With Cereral Hulltr attempting for a
foiirch tune to advance on l-ndysmith. an I
'leii.ral Kelly-Kct.ny int'-stilng' the Boer
Jorrt- towanl Bk.emfontein. there is I'hely
' 1 :i v.-k of heavy fighting
1 While there is no confirmation a' hand.
"" nesilax- be began ills preparations
bv sebtimr Hu-sar IIK1
I-adysmttI: rejor's that the l'oer ar
moxin from the neighis-Thood of Coienso
and th.it the investing force is ehmlnishel.
' 1-erd J.oliert-'- ?tratei.x. up to the pres
ent, lias b.en remarkal.lv- successful. At
J ieent the situation eeems to ls that Oen-'-al
Jletnuen Is at Jlapcrsfonteln. Ocneral
1 " """'
! , ?!?? ?, "J J" .7 u'7 '"'J1" "
'' tnilltarv cpe-atlon. It is net known
wl.ither the Hr p..rrl-on from Spytfontelu
I. ,- ........ .. U .. I l.l ... l- v. .
-.- ... ... ,.., mi. . . .ui.r. . leilCIl IllUilli
rorth ..f Kiuilrby before he turned to
J"1'" Kellv -Kenny, w bother Cronje. with his
..iVr U" norlheas'tl
1 imieultn-s of tran-nort. which have h.eo
ono of the elraw b.icks militating against
British irobi'ity. api ar to a large extent
have been uvercvino bv tho ceniui of
As to reports of Boers from Colcsburg
capturing a British convoy of "w wagons.
the Dully Mail'd cirtesrxindent says that
the Boers wcro held at bay until re-eti-foreements
Tor the tlr-t time since Ladv smith was
inveabsj. the- situation Is refcardcsl In Jvn-
.,, db-tln.tlv favo:
in the vu-t tie British
rable to the- British.
right wing I- acting
on the defeti-tve south of the Orange Biver.
in Wing lis own. whllo the British left
v.h.,.-. beyond the Orange, has raised tho
-lei," of Kimbcrley. compelled the retreat
of the Boer right and undertaken its pur
suit. The jrlmary objective of Itoberts is ptill
to i ripple tin. BoeT army under Cronje, be-eau-e
to cripple that force is ihe best prep-
J uratl" for ,lls Principal task.
"n J? 0iI;'"t rt Into the Orarg-
1 1 rce fctato will al-o havo for its object to
dMurb tht? ,., r urIlly , Xatll " 1
I the I'reo State troops ta wish to defend
j th. Ir own country.
j '""K Croi.J.j could hold Ids own
' '-li"'' -fc'' HritJsh. ami while tho Boer ln-
va-io ui eai's cotony wis malting prog
ns. there was no urgent reason for un-
a-inessj in the he-ad laager l-fore I.nly-
-imtli. but with an armx Cronje cannot re.
slst pushing Ihtough the Free State-, tho
Boer command, r must foresee a time xvhep.
if lie remains in Natal, he will be between
' the ainiies of Huberts and Huller. Kvery
elay's man h that brings the Ilritl-h forces
t '"" ' J""""" aitviin. e may nave the ef-
feet of preventing; either movement.
t'au-f- A nest of I II Motliei'
Paris. Fcii. 15. (-."') a m. M. Cochefert.
Chief of the Detective Department, has)
made two arrests c.iii ul.ite.1 to create a
isui-iderable sensation in Parisian society.
The arrestesl persons arc M. and Mm-'.
Muliltr. who re-ido on the Avenue eles
! Chaniis Klx-ees.
Mine. Multitr wa-. formerly the wife of
''l!,0',!, il- tl''' I'-J r!r 1
fW' Jrf a-. 1
1J( married to M. Multler,
iaron Ilertol. a rieh Berlin bunker, who
ortuno to his son.
ironesH In ls79
v-ase marrieil to .XI. .Xlultler. xvno Is a
ji !Kistral" at Mil". The son. upon at-
tainlng hi- majority, in 1W. demanded an
accounting from Ids mother, which was
. r ndiresl him. but he lias since discovered
thit he was entitled to receive much more.
V-terdav a di lee tive awaited the arrival
of M. nnd Mme-. Multier at the Care dti
Nord from IJIIe. tollowed them and mads
the arrest at their Paris re-sidcncc.
STAYS AT HOME.
Channel Squadnm Will Xot Go t3
(lil.raltar at l'reM.'nt.
lndott. Feb. H. It is announced that
the Channel Squ tdron. Instead of going; to
Cibraltar. has been ordered lo remain la
British waters until March,