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BOCK ISloAND, Hili.. SATUKDAY. KOVE3IBEK 134, 1900.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
Is Secretary Hay's Note
Ancnt the Chinese Crisis
ENGLAND GLAD TO ASSENT.
New Point of Disputation as
To Who Will Be Pun
ished and How.
Loudon, Nov. 2 4. Secretary Hay's
note appealing to the powers to devise
measures to bring about an amicable
and satisfactory pettlement of the Chi
nese crisis was received at the foreign
ollice through Lord Pauncefote, the
I5nti-h ambassador at asbiDgtcn,
but has not yet been answered. Judg
ing from the foreign cilice opinion
Great Pritain is likely to assent gladly
to Hay proposition.
London. Nov. 21. "A serious di
vergence ha arisen in Peking." says
the Tien-Tsui ci.rrespondeiit of The
li.idy .Mail, wiling Wednesday, ".lap-
tli' I'liiled States. Kussi.i ;ind
Prance f.niir demanding a inTIer pun
ishment than 1 1 : - execution of Prince
Til. in :iinl tin- others, while Jro.it Prit
:iin. Jorin.niy. Austria-Hungary and
I v deem anything b-s than the
death penally useless. All important
di oision has Ito.-n arrived ;it. Iimvi-Vtr.
that this divergence is iint to interfere
with tin- general peace negotiations.
A not her rcma rka hie feature of tin- sit-t:.-i
Z ion 1 the sudden volte-face of Uus
Fi.i. which now declines either to with
draw her troops from the province of
I 'hi I.i or t, hand over the railway as
We Are Talking with le. many.
Pcrliu. Nov. L'l. In connect ion with
the Washington report that Secretary
Hay has sent out a new identical note
t" Ihe power suggesting ;i. iIan by
which the delay may Im- gof over in
the negotiations with I'hitia. it. is
hariod ilia: Tinted smics Ambassa
dor White had an important interview
with P.iioii von Ilii In hoi. ii. tin- secre
tary tor foreign affairs, at the foreign
otll -e. It is understood tile interview
tool; pi. lee as 111-- iv-lllt of ilistruc
tioiis cabled from Washington. .-Hid
that a y-oiicvt hat lengthy discussion !'
: ween the ;;iiili.i:-s;n;or anl seereiary
i .id reference entirely to the ideas of
l:ie I'llil'-d States g I erll i nen t rogard
i iir the pi -oeeii: ii.n nf the war in
liina. eie. Ii is ;iio understood that
!! most satisfactory ;:nd most frit-ud-ly
result was ;.n-!nd.
Hail n I lr.hr i 1 1 1 littler.
Another dispatch front field Mar
shal Wiililrr -mv Mllt-M- nr'i Ts do-
t:n llinelit. Nov. 'JO. droe : stronger
band of ;oers out of Aml.ia fluvjns;,
after a short encasement during wlii. ii
fifty P. .ets were Killed and tho latter
lost eight gun. A s-piailroii Polong
ing to Colonel Yoivk's eolimiii. it Is
turilier aniioum-ed. has attaeKo,! the
rear suard of tlie I'hinese troops retir
ing: from I'riien Ilwa I'n: fa! oalde-.l
lsu-iii:liii-a. on the llwaian. The
troops killed thirty ('hinese ami -ati-tined
eiytht wagons loah-l wi:!i mon
ey, amintmitioii and eiii:pmen:. t'n.
Yoreli's eoliimn fi-aclied II a nen zh v.i
Nov. IT. Tln weak can ;son iuum-di-ately
Hint at Our I.ntrM rntiinpil.
London. Nov. "The Washing
ton covernnienl. I iuid r-tand. has
shown its, If dijHied." mj the I'.or
lin e..rres.oiid.iii of The linns. "t;
co iiiin-li farther than had le.ti Mtp-pos,-d
in the direetion of irflietinc
eondicn p:iuisli;iu-;if tijM;i t "no i'hiinse
nni s is km m:
Ii INdll.lU lOt S
Ationt Thnt f'reli Nntr A Stpj- iroiii
That Miausliai Man.
Tmdoti. Nov. The Times th S
Tiiorninc eoninieiiis editoflally in a
somewhat ilieredtlious Lino i:pi.ji Sre
Te.'ary Hay's fresh note to tin- power,
sayinc that ii t-antiot ini.icine Si'ete
tary Hay as obhs-tinc to the ex. ei:tion
the cuilty odieiaN aftrr. as was tm
i!vistooil. asseiitinc to th.- Tit m il pro
posal. It admit, however, that, -o
far as outsiders an form a:i pinion
'"the Tni ted States appars to !, the
hxilinc dstaele to the worKinc of the
neert of towers in '! ::ia."
With reforeiie,- to !r. Wn live
Tanc spee-h in iii-inii.iti. ptomisinc
the Tiiittvl States better e.-tnimreial
ehaii es w hen peaee i- r- iored. The
Times says: "We would not advise
'lnm e ministers in Km ope to mer
upon siieh a line of .ircumenf. as there
nroeount rie wiiere so cros a pr. prsal
M'ould be relented a ati injury."'
Spi-1-ial dNpateiies f rom Shaiichai de
irV.e liie situation at Saanc Kit.
w here the i'hinese eoui t i- loeated.
Tunc Tu Hsianc" troop hold the i-ity.
The tersonal ImmIv suard of the em
jtoror and empress dowaier eons'sts
of only 2.i men. Orneral Tui'c en-1e-.
tlie sa-rod preeitlets at V?1. f.
luies the imperials with scant t-our-lesy.
.md nlmost with Inoletue. and
, lares h!s inrention of einulatint: the
ii..;. triors Wane Mane, who diiiiii-c th"
Han dynesfy preventMl tii- e;irt
from itmine to terms -with t!:e em my.
a::il linally murderetl the . tiiperor and
usurped the throne. Aeeordinc to the
nii'c tlisjtatelics the only h"e for tin'
oi:rt is in Jener.il Ma. wht h.i- -".tfi
tr.n.ps outside of Stan I'n and a !! ol
fend with J neraI Titus Tu Hs:ai;s.
w ho n-mrderetl M.l" eousiti.
Tiea Tsin. Nov. A British ebi-
7pii of Tonskn was reeiitly oidered
by the i:usi.m authorities t veite
the premises owned by him within
foTty-eisht hours. A company of
Madras pioneers was sent to protect
tlie citizen and to prevent his ejectment.
KRUGER CHEERED IN PARS.
Popntaca .Makes Mo Oatborat Agsiatt EdJ
Paris. Nov. 24. Kruer arrived at
10:40 and was given a magnificent re
ception. The boulevards were jammed
wi'h vast crowds.
Through all the fervid welcome the
anti-British sentiment did not appear.
The cries were confined to plaudits of
Krugerand the Boers.
r.ruse., Nov. 24. The Soir says
that Kruser, on his arrival at The
Hac'ie. will ask for mediation, and if
unsuccessful will make public all the
documents of state in his possession,
tdiowius the secrets of the war. The
paper adds that Kruser believs that
when Ltimpe knows the truth it will
produce such an outburst of public
opinion that Jreat I'.ritain will be
compelled to ! less harsh. T he So;r
adds that, failins this. Knicer will
return to the Transvaal.
Tans. Nov. L'4. Kruser arrived at
the Lyons railroad station at 10:.'!4 a.
m. today, where he was met by com
mlttees represent ins the Hocrs. the
deputies-, the senators, etc. After a
short, informal, reception lie wa en
corted by way of the lira rid boule
vards to h!s hotel. His time of pass-
ins throush the thoroushfares wa.-
coincident with the lunch hour, and
many of the strifes, etc.. were closed
for the nftermmn. -There was an im
mense concourse of people along the
entire route, and tlie "vives" were
aroar from station to hotel. The
eminent Itoer was kept continually
I towing .' appreciation of the out
bursts of applause.
The street.s(ni;irosand houps along
the lin of march were pack, d and
the enthusiasm, if anything, exee'led
that, at Marseilles. II -fore ihe arrival
of the Tranv:ial leader M. Lepinp.
the prefect of police, said: "We have
full confidence iti the people .f Tari.
and count npon them not to do any
thing likely to cause diplomatic du
plication. However, tlie police have
the strictest- orders to permit onlv
ries which are complimentary to Mr.
Kruser and the T.oers. They w ill not
lolorate any cries uticompliuieiitarv to
neighboring ami friendly, country.
Any such person uttering nncoiepli-
metitarv cries wnl be arretted.
Trout reports r ceived of his trio
from Marseille to the city it would
seem that Kritsor ba become, for a
moment, at least, the iMpnlar idid of
he Trench. His triumphal:! piostr
northward thro.ih i'.ie eoiiiifrv f'o:n
Marseille to Itii-m has nlaeed tli-i
lteyond donbr. lie net with a re
n:eiidoii reeeptioM in r:n-h town albns
the finite where tin' tr;:"ti stopped, cul
minating in scenes of fren.ir I enthu
siasm here last evening calcinated to
urn the head of any man. As he
come norlli. also, the hat roil ! I-.ng-
and was more loudly exprrscd in the
lccl.-nita i inn w ith -which e
eived. and "A has I'Au
nmre freiiitotitlv the i vy
rite P.oer loader" pnrj oe in com
ing to Lurcpo w:is of ity i-Iamly
tated :n Li farowell remarks at
MarseiPos in which he sn'd l e In pe l
the -uthui.itn -f Trance for him a ml
hi i-ausp would "! fell )Wcd by ac-
ion which will continue to sissbt us
an. I resr.lt !n abetting our ai:s."
IS SAFELY LAUNCHED
Bath, Me., Nov. JL The United
Mates monitor .Nevada was success
fully launched in the yards of the
Bath Iron works today." The vessel
was christened by Annie C daugh
ter of Congressman Iloutelle. Ibe
Ncvad is otic of four ships now un-
ler construction. The dimensions
are: J-enirln -'-'. neam ov, urau is.
isplacement ;!,234 tons.
The roulohmcnt of Fcarl Ntwnmn lor
lluntini;ton. W. Va., Nov. '' 1.
Pearl Newman was today found guilty
of murder in the first degree in killing
Actor McCauley. Life imprisonment
Senator la is (,mw Cirtolnall f U onp.
St. Paul. Nov. 'Ji. Ucp.irt from tin
home of Tailed Stat -s Senator I'avis
ts;erd.iy were to the effect that he
was resting iiue:l.. I he svmpioiiis
of the senator's sickness .-js indicated
by the ''Ui!, -tills w not cnr.inrasinc.
Hi pul' had increased to ll;j am!
his increased respiration gave much
f.iup for alar in..
it. Piul. Nov. During: the
right Senator Davis ws very low.
He was restless and his attendnnts re
port it the worse nifat he has vet
pascd through. At 10 this morning
h was resting a little easier, though
the improvement, ii any, was "light.
YALE EASILY OVERWHELMS
HARVARD FOOTBALL TEAM.
These are the great football
games of the country that are
on this afternoon:
Harvanl vs. Yale at New Haven.
Wtsoo.-sii Vs. UiinoN at M.whson
Noire Dame vs. Rasa ai Noire Dame.
Michigan vs Ohi-.-t Stalen Ana Arocr.
HroTii vs. Syracuse al ProviJenee.
Morgan Part vs. Northwestern at
Morgan Pa: k
New Haven. Nov. 1'i The
of Yule and Harvard are 'ined u
todav's game as follow.:
Y LB KHVAFI
(;tuM t, F. Ha'Ioweil
lilootiier U. T. lamer
Uroo L. G. U-Jicard
LOVE TURNS TO HATE
In the Cass of a Woman Deserted
as a Six-Month Bride In
STOEY TOLD BY TOBA GOLDBEEGES
You Man Sues Tor Breach of 1'roiu
tse Suicide at last St. Loui
State News Items.
Peoria. 111.., Nov. 24. Fifteen yeai-s
ago last August David Goldebeiger, a
youth of 1! .summer., marriel Tuba.
I'oourman ia liussia. Wednesday
Uoldebereer was arrested in this city
on -harge.s of desenion and bigamy,
preferred bv the wife of his boyhood.
The accuse" wa put Itehind the hers
of the iity prison, and the woman
whom he wronged, and who has sjtent
years in an unremitting search for
him. is on a sick bed in a cheap res
taurant near the -ity hall.
Wetliled and lt-ertrl in Si Months.
Tlie woman was bur IS years old
when she met young loldcberger. A
eourtsh:p of six mouths found them
husband and wife, and six months
after the marriage oddeltergor 'e
serted his hridv and went to the
neighboring city, where his father
lived. There he secretly married
again, and with the new wife came
to America. The desertion took away
from the young wife ail the love she
had known for flohlelierger. and left
In ii place an intense desire for re
venge. All these lifteen years she
searched for him only with
ire that he should suffer.
31 in I rule tha Woman's Morf.
Through a photograph of Holrio
berger and hi second wife whi-h he
front to friends in Itussia the lirst Mrs.
iloldelH-rgor learned that her husband
was in America. The first five years
she litis siM-nt in this country search
ing for htm searching in New York.
Poston, Now Haven. P.rookl.vu. Du
buque, and a dozen other cities. She
finally learned that he was in Peoria,
and hither she came. I iete.-ti ves Kerr.
Murphy and Kiernan arrested Icildo
berger Wednesday. He denies the
woman's story, but the photograph
and marriage certificate are good evi
dence in her favor.
Another sort of a Cat.
Springfield, UN.. .iv. '4. fleorge
M'egersteder. of New P.erlin. a small
town twenty miles from Springfield,
flfd a novel suit in the SanganiMi
eir.-uit court yesterday. He aks
m; d.-iit! iges fivun Potty Long, of this
city. lie alleges that he has b-.-eti
"keeping company" with Mbs Long
for two years, and that hi Apr!!. IsftO.
Fhe promised to marry him. but that
at several lilies since then she ha
refused to fuliill her promise. He al
leges that in t lie two years he h:is
spent considerable money for railroad
fare and c'ln r expenses In maintain
ing his i-ourt!:tp. and that hi heart is
two kinds or
C'U lv an
Arkansas Man to
Oirtlie I in rlli.
Louis. Ills.. Nov. 24. Kueel
side of his bed. with hands
front of his face, in an atti
tude of prayer, the body of W. I-'.
Teagle wa found in a room at the
South Km! hotel. A box of morphine
pills and an empty laudanum bottle
told the story. Teagle bad. bathed
and robed himself in silk underwear,
evidently in preparation for hi burial.
Tits homo was in Tort Smith. Alk..
where, it is supposed from biters
found in his room that his family re
side. Teagle wa an expert in cotton, and
accepted a position with the i'otton
Yimpress company as a "classer" on
Clef. coins lo work at once at a
salary of $JiV a mouth. He wa fi r
three forms a member of the Arkansas
legislature, and had held oilier p isi
tion of political prominence In that
state. lie was about yiti's old.
Since hi arrival here Teagle has
seemed despondent and drank heavily,
to which fact h niciil.' is attributed.
Kinalif rs Nrril a ItcM.
Springfield. III.. Nov. "J4. All ihe
memlters of the state board of equali
zation have gone home to retna'n un
til Tuesday. There wa a rumor
al.our the T'.oland that the committer
on city ard town lots. Lirm 1-ind-.
ind persoM.nl property have decide I
on the -onro to pursue in the mat
ter of the Co tk county assessment. It
wa sta'od that the cr cin. f in
crease In Cook county had bt ell de
cided upon at 1 jter c--rt.. and that
the decrease in the state h.i l et n
fixed at ."i per rent. "ITio nif ml ers of
tlie committee refused to say what
truth there is in the storv.
I'.litor Killr,! Iit a Train.
Pdoomiugton. Ills.. Nov. .'4. lohn
C. tJordnn. of Nortn.il. thi county,
was killed bv a nassenser train whii
! Oicott C. Sartent C.
I Sbcklon w I,re I- fj.
I Sii'lman R -i Katon L, T. '
j Coy R. K. Campbell U 1.1
Kincne B. Daiy V H.
Sbarae I Ii Kendall R H R
Cbadwicli . R. H. H sawin L- H. I
hi y. i. Eiiis y. r '
J New Haven. Nov. -Ji. Ya'e made ai
touchdown after 13 minutes' play. j
Yale kicked the goal after a few ,
minutes1 p'y- Finicke got the ball
on Yale's 50-yard line and with in
terference scored another touchdown, j
! Yale kicked a goal. Score: Yale'
12. Harvard t. i
In the second half Yale ma le two
touchdowns aod kicked one goal.
Score: Yale S Harvard 0.
Final score: Yale 23. Hirvard 0.
Sharp kicked a wild goal.
walking on "the " Chicago and Alton
track between this city and his home.
Clordon was aged 3." year. He was
a lawyer, but for s-omo- years had de
voted Lis attention to politics; and
journalism. He was an able advo
cate of free silver in the campaign of
ISfWl. and during the campaign just
closed was on the stump for the Dem
ocratic party. Cordon edited The
Courier, a Democratic paper pub
lished at Normal.
Anything to Kaite the Wiu.U.
Lebanon. Ills.. Nov. 'J4. Perhaps
the first attempt on record to lew
"tax upon football is to be made by
the citv of Lebanon. The authori
ties have decided that tmder tlie city
ordinances the game Is taxable and
are making arrangements to collect
the tax. Marsh.il T.liot has notified
Manager Zerweck of the McKendree
college eleven that before the team
can play here today lie must p.iy into
the city treasury a feeor tax of .vl.
Relwkali Deere. Appointment.
Springlield. Ills.. Nov. 24. Mrs. Kv
R, WJthev, president of the Daughters
of Itebekah state convention. I. o. O.
T., has appointed the following ladies
as nienitteTs or the executive commit
tee: Mrs. E. Zimmerman. Mrs. Kate
Housemann, Mrs. Millie WomaeU,
Mrs. Marie Millen and Miss Sadie
Jones, all of Springfield.
IRRIGATION MEN PROTEST
Against a l'lan of Holding; the Convention
of the Coining Summer.
Chicago. Nov. "t. iToiitiie arose in
the meeting of the National Irrigation
congress yesterday ntternoon when
the report of the committee on in-mia-iient
organization wa. presented. All
parts of the report were accepted save
that portion which recommended that
a field meeting of tlie congress be held
next spring at Colorado Sprmis. and
the annual meeting, later in the year.
at P.uffalo. N. Y. A doKen delegates
loudly voiced their protest. They
desire that the annual, meeting be
held in Colorado Springs and the seo-
ondarv affair in Iinffalo.
Thev claimed that the majority of
the men who would attend the annual
meeting were resideat of the west,
and that they should not be compelled
to go as far as Huffalo. l inally. on
the request of Chairman Pooth. of the
organization committee, that part of
the report relating to the place of
hoi. iing the next annual meet ins was?
referred back to the committee.
QUESTION OF TAX RIGHTS.
Judge Declare Taxation of Judicial I'ro-
ceeIillg ol'Slalen I nlitw ful.
Indianapolis. Nov. 24. Judge Paker.
of tic Tnited Slates district court, in
ii ruling yesterday said that in his
opitituii congress nas no rigur to tax
judicial proceedings and certificates, of
the several states and lhar any law
acing a limii.-ui.tii on the freedom of
such I nt erst tile legal proceedings by
requiring a revenue siitinp lax would
The point came up in a case wlier
the attorneys for the plaint iff objected
1o the admission of a certificate be
cause it had no revenue stamp. The
objection was overruled by ihe court.
Send Tin Itotli to the I'm.
Akron. O.. Nov. 24. Proceedings in
the trial of Kdmund Kppley. charged
wiili participating in the riot of Aug.
22 last, were interrupted last night
when Charles Halieran, aged IS years,
an important, witness for the state,
came into court and confessed he had
sworn falsely against Kppley. Halieran
also stated that Thomas j. Pyan, a
hanger-on in the court room, had of
fered him S.", to give false testimony.
Fullure of a Fur Store.
.Tai.esville, Wis.. Nov. 24. The Chi
cago Cloak and Tur -eiore. which lo
cated here al tout a month ago. was
closed by the sheriff Wednesday morn
ing. AL Laiion. the proprietor, states
that .Tanosvillo is not large enough to
support an exclusive fur house. The
largest creditor 1 the Isaltflle Manu
facturing company of ibis city, with a
claim of .S-V".
Lost a Tliuml; in a Novel Manner.
Creeii Pay. Wis.. Nov. 24. .Michael
Kitts. aged mi years, a farmer living
in the town of Katon, had a thumb
pulled from its socket by a lnisting
apparatus at fhe ;. It. Hess com
pany's flour mill in this etty and a
a result of liie injury his life hanss
in the balance.
liurial or ha. H. Hovt.
Charlestowu, N". II., Nov. 21. The
funeral of Charles II. Ho.vt. the play
wright, was held ill. St. Luke. Kpis
oopal church yesterday afternoon. His
remain were buried in the village
ueeu "Min" Congratulates K nicer.
Tlie Hague. Nov. :M. (Jueen Wil
liiiina has scut a message to Kru
ser. s.-iyius that she was happy to
barn that he has completed his voyage
and is in good health.
Ourrn Honor the Dea1 Composer.
London. Nov. iM. By the Queen's
Command the funeral s'rvi.-e over ihe
remains of Sir Arthur Sullivan will In
held in the chapel poyal, St. James
a lace, at noon Nov. l'7.
Senator Mmon It iriiiiniitni.
Washington. Nov. Senator
sin. of Illinois, who i sufferins
from inrt.itiiuiatoiy rheumatism.
worse yesterday, lie cannot
Hot Water Peddler.
In northern China hot water iedd!ors
go about with a whistling kettle, the
whistle .'liiiiouin-ing that the water is
nt a Itoiling point. When they hear the
whistle, the people run with their tea
pots and buy enough hot water for
their day's tea.
Pair One's Tat her Why did you
bring that kodr.k with ycu?
Poor LoverTh.tt 1 might catch jm r
expression cf astonishment when I
asked you for your daughter's hand.
Tliegeiide Plaiter. '-
STAMP TAXES TO END
That Is Where Congress Will
Probably Find That $30,-
NO LET-UP ON THE TAX ON BEER
Story of the Heroic Fight of Captain
Shields and His Capture
Washington. Nov. 24. Chairman
Payne and Representatives Halzell
aud Hopkins, acting as a suit-committee,
spent a portion of yesterday
drafting the bill to amend the war
revenue law. The general provision
of the bill have lx-en agreed upon.
The reductiois to lie made will le in
stamp taxe. A member of ihe com
mittee said that although there was
some discussion concerning reductions
tiiMtn lteer, and also on cigars, cigar
ettes and tobaccos, there did not seem
to lie any inclination to reduce the
present tax on these, articles as long
as there remained stamp taxes, which,
he said, were obnoxious to every one
No Iron Clad Agreement ISeaelied.
Although it is generally understood
that there is a very complete under
standing among the members of tl.e
committee as to what changes shall be
made it is understood that no ironclad
Agreement has been reached and any
pa it. of the bill can be taken up and
hanged if found desirable. Put the
members of tlie committee do not ex
pect many changes, for It is said the
full Republican nieinlitTship will n t
be likely to meet again until next Pri
d.iy. one day before the full commit
tee is to be called together. The
committee expect to present the bill
io the house on the first or second
day of fhe session.
The entire reduction will amount to
about .$::o.mhmhmi. Taxi's that it has
been fully determined tit repeal ate
those in schedule H of the war revenue
act. embracing the proprietary taxes,
amounting to about $."..iMi4.it;o: taxfs
on lelegranis and express receipts,
amounting to altout SJ.mmumki; legacy
tax on ltequests to religious, iduca
tional and charitable institutions,
roughly estimated at JsMmUmmi. and
taxes on mortgages, promissory note.
checks and drafts, insurance policies,
and premiums, warehouse receipts. cer
tificates of various kind. h eds. and
practically all ot tlie otner no'-iimou-tary
stamp taxes except tl:oe f stock
exchange transactions. 1 ho cut in
lite documentary tax sclied.de will
foot up about So.r.iHi.nco more, leaving
about . b.Mtf i.ihmi to bo cut on to iiring
the total up to S: ;0.i iuh.1 it" i.
MIUCr.D'S Fit; IIT WAS HliKOIC.
His Fifty .'Men Str.iol on for Kight Hour
Washington. Nov. 221. Mail advices
from Manila give in considerable do-
tail the storv of the rescue of Cap-
it in Shields and lifly men of the
A WARM RECEPTION
Is ready for any man, young or old who will take the trouble to come
to our store and look over our elegant line of Overcoats.
We show by far the best values. See what we offer for $10.00
to $15 00. No one in the three cities can match our price.
Plenty of Alferd Benjamin
L. Adler Bros. Co's Fine
Suits and Overcoats.
you KNOW us.
Twenty-ninth infantry, after their
capture by the insurgent in Alariu
diqne. The tight that Captain Shit ids
and ii: party put up against an over
whelming force is declared to have
been one of the most brilliant inci
dent in the history of bush righting
In the archipelago. The fifty men in
question were pursuing a party of in
surgent of superior force into the
mountains, when they were ambushed
In a box canyon by a force of 2,"it
riflemen and LSi'O Polo men. They
made a continuous light for eight
hours, killing a large number of the
Insurgents, and were overpowered
I only after they had lirisl their last
shot and practically were smothered
In a hand to hand light with tle-ir 2.000
Sergeants William and McCarthy,
who were in charge of some of Ihe
woun",.'d.coiiie in for' particular praise.
They were cur off Horn the rest of
the piuty during the retreat and in
trenched themselves on the hillside,
where they stood off their assailants
for about three hours, surrendering
after every cartridge had been ex
hausted. Scarcely a man in the ex
pedition escaped Itetng grazed or
slightly wounded during the fight. The
toiiil list of killed amounted to only
five. Captain Shield was wounded
early In the light, but continued to
direct the operations of the read guard
during four miles of retreat, lie Anally
was knocked out by a bullet through
fhe jaw. neck and shoulder, which
was thought at the time to be a fatal
The rescue of liie party was effect
ed by General Hare, who some months
Itefore. when only a colonel, led the
partv which effected the rescue of
Lieutenant Cihnore and the men from
Hie Yorktown. after their long months
of captivity in northern Luzon. Cap
tain Shields and his men say that they
have no complaint lo make of their
treatment during captivity.
New Holland Submarine lioat.
Washington. Nov. 21. The navv de
partment yesterday entered into a con
tract with the Holland Submarine
Hitat company for the construction of
a boat of the type of the six hereto
fore contracted for, to replace th.'
Plunger. viie company agi ing to take
the Plung. -r off the hands of the gov
ernment and to build in her place tlie
best type of modern submarine boat
for the sum of SlTo.ixiti. refunding to
the government the sum of ifpn.cOo al
ready paid on the Plunger.
No Delay on the Army Hill.
Washington. Nov. 21. Cliaii.'oan
Hull, of the house committee on mili
tary affairs, yesterday called a moot
ing of the committee for next Tuesday.
"It will be in the direction of economy
to pass the army bill without delay,"
si'id Hull. He believes the president
wants Iiiii.OiiiI men and authority to
raise lhat many and lo reduce the
number when there wa no longer tie (
of so many.
M iRHfonui-ie .Are .Active.
Washington, Nov. 2 I.--A! issumary
ftotivity in the Philippines is indicated
by a recent report received at tlie war
depart monf , which says that Ib-v. .1.
C tloodrich. the agent of the Ameri
can Pible society in .Manila, has es
tablished headquarters there, nnd Is
busily engaged in distributing the
Scriptures in native dialect among the
jMlnfMVV- C f -
BY TWO HER
Henry r'arress, a Chicago
Foreman, is Mur
dered. SAD SEQUENCE OF STRIKE.
Charged That the Crime Was
Committed by Those
Chicago, Nov. 24. Harry Farre'ss,
foreman of the " John Gauger com
pany's sash, blind and door factory,
where the workmen have been on a
strike since Sept. 1, was shot and
instantly killed this morning by two
men, believed to be strikers.
KANSAS SHOWS CAIN
AND NEVADA A LOSS.
Washington, Nov. 21. The popu
lation of Kansas is l,470,49o against
1,427,096 in "90, an increase of 3 per
cent. Nevada has 42,336 against
45,761 in '90, a decrease of 7.4 per
PRESIDENT AT A WEDDING.
Accompanied br Hla Cabinet Attends
PalLimore, Nov. 24. President Mu
Kinley and cabinet, except Root, were
chief "guebts at the wedding of Lillian
Girt', daughter of the former Post--mas'ter
Gary, to Robert Coleman Tay
lor, of Ncw'York, which took place at
the home of the bride's father at noon
tndav. The nresidential party leave
this afternoon for Philadelphia to at
tend the rounders' aay uamiuei.
' FIRM IN HIS REFUSAL
Constantinople, Nov. 24. United
States Charge 'd Affairs Gnscom
called upon Tewlik Pasha, minister of
foreign affairs, Tuesday, to urge the
settlement of the dilliculty relating to
the granting of the exequatur to lr.
Norton as counsel to Harpool. Th
norte. however, was firm in its rc-
tusal to grant the icjmcsL l.t. the ex
equatur. The Hick Czar.
Pavidia. Nov. 21. The condition of
the c.ar's health this morning is per
& Go's and,