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IIOMn MAGIC BY JlJ JL HERRMANN, Will Have a Thrilling Sea Story m Next Suml 's Republic. In Next Sunday's Republic. NINETY-SECOND YEAR. ST. LOUIS. MO.. MONDAY. JANUARY J, JJKK). 1itit-ti 1 ' ' ""' One Cent. liLl ! JiiiiI. M. l.ouls. !. Cents. Jllu Trains. Three Cents. HOW. THE ENGLISH nr annum a cum 7T-iionji jgij-t. ttoAp-o1 . yjl .7--''": V dCAnuntu fi omr; ,, ,- .. . ( , - , . . u -. 7. Jenkins Ilr.ius, Author ol REPUB c. A I H br& k-s Is: H M W 7 V IUini'ietl the "(JfiuMMiV f.-iro In to l.i",liU-i-, r.iiistiiHj So.eb siikI I'sinels. MUCH FREIGHT DESTROYED. lVrishiililt Cnmls I.oft Two l'-i- in tin' l'ain ConMtlfnililc Stolen nili!iiir Contra band round After Alt. I5Y THOMAS T. MILLAHD. Adrn. Monda, Jan S -U'opyrtsht. l' b) James Cordon Bennett.) I was a pas senger on the Ue neraL the snip -which was seised at this place, anil I am able to re late what actual) ttccurred. The General arrlicd at Aden at an early hour January 4. it was Captain Gaiihe's iutentlnn to coal Immediately and proceed in the forenoon. Scarcely had he dropped ar cher when a British man-of-war's ho.it Ame alongside and an ofliecr loarded the Gennjl and informed Ciptatn Gauhe that the ship would lw se.irthcd and that no attctapt must he made to leave the har bor. Shortly after u the ship was hoarded ty a large dctacuuient of blurjatkets. who opened the hatches and set to work temov ing the cargo, while marines with loaded lilies paced the deck. The work of unloading the cargo was eoniewhat crudely performed, but one would fcarceiy hae c.pe cte.l the carelessness ac tually display d. Huge lighters were te.vvrd alongside. Into which the cargo was hur riedly dumped, and "dumped" in the literal sense. Damaged mid llesirne cil. Dozens of cases of Roods were smashed. barrels burst and their contents spilled. Iron piping fared no Letter, more than half of a large quantity hems broker. Lien Uic Iron plates for a small Mtnmlmat wore so bent and twisted that it will !e ini- oslble to ever use them For two days It rained Meadllv. a, rre occurrence at Aden, but no attempt vas made to protect the cargo from tin ran. When a lighter was Illled it was towed to the shore and Its contents w.re piled i.m Itesly on the coal wharf Here lor two da) hundreds of sacks of white sugir and scores of cases of dry goods lay unprotected. many of which had bton broken open to enable the British to see their contents Xo effort was made to cover some of the more perlsnablc poods ivllth tanuullns. If when night fell some of the lighters wr only partially filled the) remained along side, uncovered, all night. The carso was piled Into the lighter pell tneiL, regardless of destination", and the fact that it wxiuld thus become hOiTetesSly mixed. At the wharf where the eajgo was de li sited, an inadequate guard was provided, with the result that a lare amount of coeds was stolen. 1 saw a case of samples belorgia to n commercial traveler on board, and which for some reason vecit.-d the susphior. of a petty Ulcer, clumsil) broken open and the contents hastlly eUwed over and stuffed In again, and then the .ase dumpe-d inio a lighter along with a 'ot of damage 1 agricultural machinery. An Coniriihiiiitl. The auth- 'libs at hist announced that nthii.g mut lie taken out of the "-hip. iftaainder thus made pu!dble, and a hole dug to the Lottom of the main coal bunker, the British olE'ers expres-i themelies atisfied that the hip ntalued no 01111.1-l-and and gae piTUilFton to reload tfi-j carieo. When the reloading boRan. the result of the reckless handling of he aico beiaiue apparent. Fully one-third was damage.!. nd a. coasiderable qiianlity had been stolen. Moreoer. the (arRo .as so houe l'sl rr..X"d that to ator it properl wns impossible in anj reasonable time. Su h as was n t too muxh damaged was got in soon how. but further delay will be caued at other ports, on ins to the confusion In the stowage and the fan that much will be missing altogether. The Cngilsh bluejacket, who worked en ergetically to get out the cargo In the hope it prize monej. showed ls enthusiasm in rutting it in again, and the work dragged al ng slow I). As DeUgoa Cay is the last port but one Ii:rban). at wtiiih the General calls. he arrixod here loadeil to the hatches wl'li rtrgo for sKtcen ptlrits. and naturally any 1 arh-o destined for Uelugoa Gay was stored ) l a the bottom. '.pV Jlefoie, therefore. jljv examine thee goods III kiriuh of tlie cargo, ill Nothing of a ccntr: the authorities could goods, they had to remoio traband niture was dl- cnerd o" board the (leneral, and the ship was permitted to pioceed. QUIET AT FORT SCOTT. T!ioii:iii(1s N'ii'wcd the lioniiiins of Ed and (ji'oiye Mi-eks Siind;i. Tort Pe. tt. K.is . Jan 11. Thousands of people io-da iewcd the remains ef "IM" and Ceorge Meek", the mur lercrs who iK'e linched in tno jail jaid here I it uiglu. Tilt lodits still lie at the morgue, the hands ard legs shackled as they were when the men were t.iken from their cells by the mob. George Mteks's wife has wind front I'ucblo, Colo., that she Is coming to c'aim tlie body of her husband, and JM's wldo'v te!cgrajihel from Kansas City that the re mains of Ihhu men would be taken to that city for buriil. Tho Coroner will hold an Inquest to-morrow. The people hae riuieted down, arel it N not bilieved that there will be anv further attempt to !nch Amos rhlllips, for waom tne mob srarcheil in ain last night. SERIOUSLY INJURED. I'rof. I. II. Fri'i'innn Tin own llwivi ly by :t Loose Uor.-f. prlngflcIJ, Jll.. Jan 21. -Professor J. H. rreeman. Assistant State Suptrhitcndent of I'ublic Instruction, was bidly injured this afternein. After he was leaving ih-Slate-house a loose horse became entang ed In a iire which had Lcen stretchel along tho driveway to keep people off tl.e lawn, "lho wire In somo way was wrapped about Sir. I'rcvinan'.s legs throwing nlm to the brick luieincnl. His head struck with Creat force cutting a deep gash and ren dering him tineonsri'ius He was cone.1 10 his home, where a phjsIcHn attended him. Althouch painful, hts injury is nut tiiiiklLreti serious. eV srx, , .s 'I.-;iv -v ", f '.Tii I J.V - 1 i- , .fu 'MMmJ s?7M tfu '' -V'SlYSIfiSbJ' ' Jy xi f' i-W-Wbi-- USKtX. r -V -T2.. TVtw WYP.MV J 'SCL.- I BOERS EXPECT DEFEAT. 1 But Determined to Home J n -J1 Charles i: Jh r-im. fnrmi r t'nited States consul at I'ri lo rii who arm. I h re jsterda. left to-ilaj for Paris M" 1. 1st o of the Washington i'oM. tli cur-. f an inten-iew at Naples, match If defeated but ate determined ti tics ml xpi.sM.s admiiation fer the r- ar- ngirdi 1 In Sir Faston as ". p lb a--. 1 '' 1' p'tor t tli" war the iiiiiit' -f iitriiig-s was allowel t- the w ir .11 i "'ii i n 1 d-ulili the qmntite. Sllll!0,'4saak4a4.aIlr; WEBSTER DAVIS GOES IN STATE, 1'iOMdi-nt Kium'i-"- I'ii.ili' t'.ii' Will Cany iln 'i-nciaiy u 1'ii'toiia. LONDON BECOMES SUSPICIOUS. Think llif Tnnisvaal a Qin-cp l'laci- for an Anii'iiwni Oflk-sal to Spend a ''ii.t'ly 1'i-r MUial Vacation. lairenzo SJareiuez. Jan. :i -WVlnlfr Ia vts. Fniteel Htates Assistant Se. retaiv the Interior, arrived Iit-re to-ila on ills way to I'rt torLi. and called upon the (5ov ornur Oeneral. Captain AUara ue Co-sM IVrrelra. wlio gai-e him a most court-. is reception, and r-epiesie! him to .tinviy a me-yagt? of frii ndship 10 Ire"ident ill ICin by. The Transaal Geirnnent lias notl tled Mr. liivis that l're-ident Kriig-t's salon ear will lonvev him to !' torla. i;iim Mien coifw:vi. Ixindo 1, Jan -1 - Tie ! ublii at on of th fad th.il l'rsideiit Kruj,er is enulng a private ar -o take Vbster Hans rmn Lorenzo Llarquez to l'retorla Is ausin much disfussinn litre, notwithstanding the denial from W ishlngton that he is on otnC irt of an official mission. It Is thoualit rather singular that a simple navei , even though an official at home, should re ceive so much attention. The subject is attractirg the C0ntir.ent.1l papers, which are umulrlpg. through their London nprc sentatives. whetlur the Brltih Oovorn ment ha information with regaid to 'lie object of Mi. Dati". They are reluctant to lelleve that one of I 'resident .Mi Klr.leCs assistant si-cretaries would take .1 vacation In this Transvaal and be given leave of ab senie from his duties for several momhs without pome special purpose. A recent dispatch from Wnshineon roinled out that Mr. Havls had given up his proposed viIt to the Transvaal. imli t. the possibility that it might be misin terpreted wiiim:tov l:lI. vriov ISCl'l Hi.K" t.iTCI.I. Washington. Jm ;i Wibste- D.ivl". As sist ml He. reiary of the Inteilnr. now In South Afrlia. and presumabl on ln way to l'ril"ri.-'. vas rcuuested h the President to lurnlsli n ports of the S0.1t h African situation, and Mr. Iiavis's present trip is taktn. It is supposi-d. in pursuance to the prosramme mappeel out bv h'ni before he left this countrv. Siveral months igo. Assistant Seeretiry Ilavls was ordered on a sa voyage by his physlrian. Mr Davis called on tho I'nsf dent to reipi st a have of absence. hit occurrnl at this rcieting Mr. L'avls would never divulge, but he at once announc. .1 to his friends that Instead of beins, gone three vveiks. he would be gone thrie- or iotir months, and ho intended soing .0 South Africa: that he xpected to make a 'aieful slialy of the situation In Natal ami Cape Colon) , and that, most Important, he In tendiil to go to the Tra::s- 1.1I for the pur pose eif seoing for hln-elf Kruger and the burghers who constitute the eitizen-'hip of the Itepublic. It i- undirstoml amom; Mr. Davis., per sonal friei.ds that it was President .Me Kinlcy who sugsestel to Mr. Lulls the hinelits ef a trip to South Africa, and coupled with the .suggestion the revpiest that while there he familiarize himself thor oughly with conditions, political, social ind economic, and make itports to the White House-. Mr. Davis had personal 1 tteis (f intro duftlnn to l're-sdent Kruger of the Trans vaal, President Stejn of the Orange l'ree tnt and the irious public ot.leLils of both Kepublics, v ho have had In the past reflations with l"nlted States otlicinls. laioti i'oii nit. n a is. KKPFIIMC spi:e-I-I. New York. Jan i. The Hcrald'fa Wash inati 11 speeUl sav s Friends of Webster Davis. Assistant Sec retar cf the Interior nre preparing to boom him for the ice prcslde-nc) They believe his visit to the Transvaal and his S)mpath) fur the Boers, us will as his dls- CCAA1MG jOOiY THt CRCat TLAv m IQOUjUs AMtvTLR LNOitf, ow T' nV.lNLtV7 'WMTlh I mi "j '.'i i ..ill I 'JWMl ii?--- "x 'l i " -v ' ' I " Resist to the Last. who accompanied Mr. Macrtim said. 11 that the lloers know they must iiiii to resi.t to the las: He praises the !. r braierj of Imth armie-e The frtkaid- rminf lit dangi r lo the Ilntisli " Tr.tnsiaal (ioirrnmrni lniiiired whit Ocrman tnMps Mi the Fran, o-1'ru-sian LEADING TOPICS -IN- TO-DAY'S REPUBLIC. For :is,mil Fnlr lomlii 11111I 'liiesi!ii; Koniliensierl iilmls, he-c-atiaif iie- earltthte. Foe IIIIiioIh Fair llinnliie 11 ml Tnesitaj ; siiitlierl eilmU. For IrUuilsus Fair 1lonil:i ;unl 'liieNtlii; lariiihli. iIimIs. Re 1. Fought All Dae Mind.iv .bsr Davis (l.j.s in State How the KnglMi S.imh a Ship. Hoeis Kxp-ct Diltat Forced to Abandon a Pack Train. lturi.il of Stis veils. Kruger's Peace Proposal. JD-ath Come-s lo A J. Vanlandlnghain. Jade Uoerner's Funeral. Itemhaidfs lljdy Arrives. War Office Crowded. Will Pay fur Supplies. .!. Hiot In New York Tenement House lievirend Mr. Sl-eMi.n'x Newspalr Hs- periineiit. Fl11.111ei.il Iti view. Churches at Frankfort Aremsed. . New Itsiles for Uoing Contests. Hffist of Football on Human Form, 'llieaks Clean" Adopt d. Friedn.au Rejects Mcliraw. Sh mine ks Defeated b) Cycle Club. Turf Gossip. S Pio-Iloer Muting in Washington Hire a Victim of Foul Pla. riad Watches I'oal D'liverj. Governor Stephens Iudirse-s Mr. Hawes. Trouble In th- Orchestra. A Policeman's Fieri e Pattle Slabbed by a Ngro. C. IMitori.il Tlie Stage. Views of Democratic Kdltors. Cirrjlns -Mall In Alaska. Still In Stnatnri.il It.-.ce. Japanese Immigrants Soldiers Guard Itlch.itdsuu 7. Question at Issue in Canal Case. David it. Fianels on the Great Fair. Knglnes for Frame. Queer Antics of a Car. Major Kmlle Thomas De.nl. Attorne) W. S. Field Dead. 0. Huberts Case to i?e Considered. Lawrence Hanli y Ilceovers. Fntered the Wrong House. Lead and Zinc Iteport. Klver N ws. 10 Strrnon and Services at the Churches. 11. Movement of Grain. Cotton and Live Stock Markets. 12. The) Oppose Ketrenehment Hill. Civil Service Commission ltejort H nton Llbrar.e Station. Calve's Nirrow K-eape. Clurgrd With Contempt. Thurston Condem:iiI. JtlTStorts IJecoverlng ISusIness Mtn's League. sereen-tnt with Commissioner Kvnns on pension mature, win st.ii.d him Pi good st ".id should be leeome a candidate for this office. Mr. D-iiis is gen. rail) kn wn as the "boy orator." The jitcgramme his friends are tr)!iiB to hav :nIoit'-d contemplates j sfning to him the dut) of numlnatlr.g Mr. McKinli v In the I : publican Cuiventlon. UN .spicch. It Is axpeit.d, will catry the convention b) storm and an enthusiastic follower vvlll thtn nominate- Mr. Davis lor setond place on th tiik'ct BOERS DISHEARTENED. TIiom" in Natal Said to lie I is- l-OIHilofll. Iuidon, Jan 22 Tin- correspondent of the Time-s al Ixirenzo JIarrjucz. ti bgraphing fcaturda), sa)s: "1 le-arn from an ahsolutcl) unbiased ard trustworthy informant that the Boers in Natal are disheartened. I also learn that the British residents in the two Kepublics would have siltfertd severe!) at the hands or the Dutch had not the latter fcartd tho result of the Boers In the hands of the British." --i-7L.T" fflBaKrj """r-,;" t r niHtl yrjiTiX Ml .dm: , m&Am ml M i4. to ..v 1 5S i.t. h'WMw u I. z-? (&&.$ r H ,v -Vs-"i rxn.K SAM: '-n (mvk a KV HAT TO KN'OW WHAT SOKT OF rxin:RST.xiiX(i tiiosk ri:Li.ovs ijavk." FORCED TO ABANDON THE PAGK TRAIN. riicxjH'i ted rii' Eioin tin- Insur- II'llt.N oiiipt'llel t In Alllfli can': to IiV'tii'at. WERE PURSUED THREE MILES. Ksroit of Company C, AmiIhiIkmI Near I.ipa. Coiisi.sifd of Fifty Con vnlfst fills From tin Hospital. M inila. Jan II. 10 p. in. The eeort of hfiv no n of Company C. Thirtieth Infaii tiv. Liiutenant HaNtun commanding, whuli w is ambushed ne'ar l.lpa, as already cabled. mi-dsied .if Hftv convalescents from Ih' hospital, who were going to rr-j' in the reg iment. The Insurgints 11 In the bushes along the toad ami upea4l lire liiKin the paik train frnin three sides. The Ameiicans. In addition to their cni-u-altles. w.re compelled to aliandoil the train, whhh consistf-d .f tvv.-nly-lwo horses. The latter, with their puk. all fell Into the hands of the ti surgents. who pursued the retreating forte for thiee inibs along the road, until the Aineri. ans were re- nforced. Mail advi.ts fr.mi Negros bring partlt u lari of the uprlslns last month In Hie southern part of the lsLanL In will, h 1.1m tenant A C Ledvarl. lth lufaiitr). wis killed. Instead of helm; an unimportant revolt of native H.lIce as was at first re liorted. It apiwars 10 have l.etn an attempt to i.virthtovv Amerliaii authorlt) The movement was started bv the 1 l.lef olhrlaN of the autonomous govt tutu. lit. the men who were e. ted and Ituiugiuated with so muih ternnuiiv last November Kleven of these titlli lals. In. hiding the President and sv.ral Coimellors. wte ludg.sl In jail 011 the .h.ue of plotting treason. Sel.t tbt.lilled their leIUe t-nder hiav) bonds, hut others remain In prison. General Smith found ei lib nee that the revolting polite wee f.illuwing tlie or ders, of the autonomous gov.rnmeut. whh Ii dt signed t. use the f lift limit t It, ton ttot to ovrpower the Armrlcans. The pint falltnl tlirouIi Ii. lug start. -d premaluiilv. but Negros was In a state of uneasiness for a week. Twocompanl.sor the Tr.enty-sth Infan try w.re hurried from llu Ho to re--tnfor. e the garrison at Bitolud The nlhelils am sted Include s.)ine of the most promliiiit men In Negros. It N be lieved that th-) will be epe!l.J fiom the Islard. PRAISE FOR JOEWHEELER. Indiana Vnliinti'i'i- Wiite-s of tlie Ci-noral's Kindin-ss. Munclc. Ind , Jan. 21 H F Whalev. an Indlar-a volunteer, writes from I'.miriul. I'rovince of Tailac. Luzon, I' I. making the following reference to General Joseph Wheeler: "How could a single man In fur ranks, lie he veteran or 'rooky,' make even a wry fare at the trials of war when that vener able 'cotton-headed' So.ithcrn warhorse and hero of LI Caney ard San Juan, (; neral Joseph Wlueler. Is at the front of our 10I titnn, leading thu way through swamps, across rivers and into the dense jungles of this Island, and now and tluu dismounting from his horse and blddl.'K some exhausted soldier to pet Into the saddle, while he. taking the gun of the rlvate and slinging it ovtr his shoulder, marched along with us. chatting with the mt n about him in a gleeful, familiar way. causing them to for get every tnstlan of hunger and f.itlgre, and to n member only they vv.re the de fend, r.s of the Hag? "When we It ft Angeles In October Gen eral Wheeler gave imierative eommand that no soldi, r should start upun this march burdimd with an ounce of ui.nec cssar) Incumbrance Consequent!) . vie are at prts. nt the ragged. 't. dirtiest, nakedt-st. most illlapidafd and weather-beaten set of papa's laiLs upon villi, h tlie sunshine and ralii" of l.iiiou ie-r d.-i ended. "Slme s.:irtng on tin southern campaign we have b. 1 11 complete!) cut olf from the r.st of the vorld W. bait met with but little resistance, and no loss of life. In fact. th. narives teem more Inclined to welcome us a, benefa. tors." BURIAL OFSTEEVENS. lloei' Sfsiirliliiflit Illniiiinatid tlie -Midni'lit Si-t'iie. PPLCIAI. BY CABLL. London. Jap. 2. iCop) right. lfri. by James (lorlon Benn tt 1 This dispatcn from Its special e-orrcspondent Is publish ,1 by the Dal!) Mail Lad) smith, via Zw irtz's Kop. Saturday At midnight mi Monda) we hurleil Sfe icns in I-ad.vsmith Cemeten The night was verv dark, hut the- Boer searchlight on Fmbulwana pla)ed on the mourners who lolloned Steevens's boly to the ,-rave. 1 lel.ltng a tleep solemnity to me scene. 1 There were many people present. Including rm w. W-ibS.. General Warren Continued His As sault, Pushing His Left Wing Forward Two Miles. SATURDAY'S 13-HOUR Rritish lirokc the JJoer Ri.hl and Occupied a CoinmaiidiiiL; Table Land Lyttleton Kept the Potgieler's Drift iJurghcrs IJusy. ItV .1. II. I.Ki INDAI.r.. K.IiuMI. .11 I New I. ill. I. ur id. Cm 1 i if r.t Mull iPr r.l UUlT. 1. r. . Si-:iiiu:ius t'.iiup. .I.111. -1. s p. in. iFup.vrilit. 1:mm. I1.1 V. K. Hi-nlM.) Tliu t:i-:it 1 1.1 tlh 111 N.tlal. lion t nil v iiiiiUt i.-ii. i-oiiiiiitii'il in vv:t-:i liiTi-i Ij :t'l ilaj Sin ilnj In tin- in.l.i i-'iitilry ivii'iitj- IIM 1 tilt s. west of I.:i(iVMU.tll. llltll lit!!. lie. lilnl :nll:illl.li- tin e-.tlief sub- Tin lihl is .still in its iiiliiinii:iry l-iiiiinls. ns tin- 111:1111 imiiies haw imt let 1 hisli.sl. i.inei.-il W.-UH'ti is siiivin to imik tiruuml tho Uot-rs' iig!it ilank. nhili lieiK-r:il Hullcr iciiiiiins cni!ilcr-.-ililo ilistniici tn tin smith, vvnititm :m opportune moment in .strikt. 'I hi I..M-1-s. have faml .-iIk.u! I.i imct 11s in a new iliii-i-tion. Fur weeks Imtli nrini.'s lay lacing i-:u-li ollii-t on uppiisili' sii!i-s (. tin- Ttim-l.t IJivor. wlii. Ii runs frmii in-s-t in i-.-ist. licni'ial Iltiller tlii'ti iii.iri-liiil vvi-si anil 1 loss. .I tip river liiulier up anil is now ttviln; to it-aili l.aily.stuitli fioiu tlie nest o!iseiut-ntli tin I'.oeis haw .sliilt.-il tlu-ir position s.i that lln-ir line--Meiiil imrth ami south, with th.' lower i-llil lltllli-il Ii.uk 111 olilef ( line the siiuth ami tin Hiiti-li main iHisitimt. Tlli'l ale- Mroimlj nitieii. he.l mi a lucky li.k'c. !t'ncisil Wain-ii. who has ilmi.. all tin liulilin--- so far, is liaiiiin.'iiiig ilie ninth ern en. I n!" the ltnt-r line. Ceiu-ral Hill lei's own task is in atltuli the lbu r angle. Tin i-.'iinp:ilgi! is I i K - (h-uetal tlratu's ill the cliisiui; ilais nl tin Civil War in Ani'iici. vvh.'ii li.-staitiil lor Kii-Iiiiinml. 1'mhliiu 1l.11 aller il.ii . lutnnm Hanks liu-Iil ami li-l'l. At tin eailii-st il.nvn Siiniiay. t.eii.-ral Walton's ti-nops. vihn li'iil liivnitai'I.til nil till' li.titll lll-!el. Ii'ill'lWll tin- :111:11k. ainiiiiu al ill. 1 outs' tight II ink. Huu ilunalil's ilashiiig lavalry. fm iiiini the i-tr.'iiie I'tiil of the F.titisli line, nalc nut In the ninth anil tti.-.l In ii; . 1- aimiml tile liners, while tilt iulailtrv. l.v slmtt ll.lslies. Hied o take llilue after liilue. as the ellelliv l.-ll h.ll k. All il.t. the lilitiim i-natiiiiiiil vvilli lariin-.. stmess. th,. r.iiitsli fveiiiuallv gaining s,,i,.,. giouml. Tlie Ii-ii!t nf Ituller'.s first il.ii's lut lie Willi the I'm! left 1 It'll. nil Wariell's fnl it ill pnssessi.m of IW11 illlpnrt.lllt ll.lges on tin It.ier etretue ligiil. The last tiiige on top nf ,spiou Kp was still lii'M hi tlie I! s. Diiiiihuiahr- eavairv ninveil to a pnsi thin nil the I'.titisli oMloiue letl. inief 111 tile apptn.1. lies to Tilltvva. I!. -Ilhlfli. llnllls ami Oliver's Ilnek. passes III el the Mntkelisherg lllnlllltaills. Si (111 alter ilailiteak. tlein-ral W'ar leti's eoluiiiii. lu.vi estahlisheil at Ai toll llnlues. neiit si.iii:it for the elielu v "s 1 i-rlit. Aller several hours liutiihaiiliueiit lail. .1 l ell. it .1 single tepl.l frolll the itiier pnsitioii. liiiail.v. at " mlink 111 lite alleillni.lt. the line; gulls ntiein 1! anil tile I'.lilish In-: gulls loin entiali-.l tlien hie ami 11111r.asl.e1I tin eiietni's position. The l.iilish inl :i nt 1 1 ill. -a allaekcil against a lint lille lilt. Tlie lloeis hrlil llieif grmiiiii niaiiliillv. hut tlie I'.iiiisli lirin line lias soon Inn . Ins tn-1 nuitntt. anil the ItntTs lctleall-.I in pet fei t older to the set mill liilge. the Hritisli aitillei.v ilrulipin sliells among tiietii. .vihi!i lliis seeoinl position lot ante tin t. -liable ami the appcinautf of lietieral W.n ten's men at .-lose tpiaitcis deenlul tlie lloers 10 heat a s.voml tetiiitt. They fell hai k tci tlu-ir main pnsltimi. 'I he Itinmis tmiiiharilinelit hy War reii's anil CleryV. hatteties i-mitiinieil al most iiiees.inily till tlie eiietny ami tin Hritish fmies hiimtarUttl 011 the gimiiiil lieimid. In he leatl.l l lelievi the :itt:!i-k this iimriuu-.:. .Meautiuie. Lvltletun's liriga'le was liaul at mirk against tlie ISnei-s tmntal Iiiisitluit at I'otaii-liT Drift. The 111-lantl-y was pushul fmuaril, iihih tin u.lial ";iins anil l.uivitets liejiitnl the iner lakeil the liner tie:n-lu-. Tin 11:11 al hailery on Mount Alice sup ported the attack ami tlie ISuer. 11 ere .soon seen tn he falling: back, allnivin the Hritish tn-M atlillery In pour tip in tlietu a galling shrapnel lire. The Hoer- mi lat- iii.iintaiueil an muiumis sileme. ke I'plns tin- Hritish giinnors guessing as tu 1 heir position When the Htitish infant iv aiii.ttu 1 ii for the ptn-pnse ol fotiitig tin lh.eis to disclose their pnsitioii. Hie Hoei. opeliul a shaii liile lite, suiijmrteil hj 1 tie M.inIui. a Nutiletifeliit ami a sen 11 pnmuler. Tlie Hritish naials anil iiov.-itz-ei ibstantlv htiili'.l i.uiilitt shells, anil as a lesitlt. in lifteeu minutes tip. I:.:.r gutis n ere sjletii-eil. Tin Hiitish Iov.es neie pmli.ihly ::nn 01 klileil ami noinul eil. Put it is sipisMl tin I'.oers sullen ii .seven Ii. Tliei Hire in gie.it tuttuliels ami neie seen gall .piiit; between the nuineious kojijes. awother"account. BY ASSOC1ATF.D PUHSri. Speai man's Camp. Jan. -Ji. to.-jo t. 111. After ten hours ot emitiuuous ami ter liliii lire jestenlay. llem-ials Man ami Clery ailvatiteil l,t 10 yards. The Hoers ui.iintalneil tin irregular lire duriu-c the night, h . the Hiitisli outposts did nut tepl.l. This inotniim at d.1.1 break tin Ifcieis opened a stiff lire. The Hritish btuod tu I5ATTLE IIiSCRI!5KD. tlie Kittis. uiu-le they I1.11I slept, and ihe i'ii&i. nieiit lias i.-nevvi d iigmiHisli. 'Ihe in !d arlilieiy puiirid .shrapnel intn tin- eiieinl's Iretielli's. A minor that i-iii.isiuitli hat 1h-i u i-Hen-il enlileti.sl th" British, v. Iio sent 11 jt a iiu-:iiig 1 in 1 1. 'I Ins was taken as .1 signal lor an adi.ii.n-. 'I In lirst knpje was eariii'l al the jMinit nl the Ii.i.ininl. all'l till I'l.ors letliai.el i .lie- net 1 Kopje, ninth, like most others, lias slievvn mill iir.raelise hoilldels. sitr tiaiunlid hi niumiii-5 mi the summit. '1 lie Kiitlh adianeiil te.nlil. and tlie I.nois, reia.ed .slightly. The latter did nnt .shun ..iie-h tenaeily as prcvimisii . Their .N'ordeiifelds lireil at Imis iiitenaN, and their cannon tit-e.1 hut selilmn. Ap p.lielitly the Hoeis Here .short ol" aill mnntiit.ii. All dai the Hie continued. 'Ihe F.rit ish it nl. ihn-e ositimi on me mountain ami ttillllil shelter hehll.tl the liouluel.s. BULLER'S REPORTS. l.oll'loii, Jan. -1. tienel-.ll Bullet eahii. In Hie War Ollii e. "Si caiman Camp. .Ian. :I. I'eneral W'arien has heen euuaed all day. chief li mi lits left, v Iiieli he has swum; ft 1 ii.inl about a tullple nf miles. The .innnil is i.Tj dihii-ult. ami as the n-ht-iug is all the una- uii hill, it is tlilhi tilt tu say e.:u tiy lmn much ne haie -.'ainnl. hut 1 HiiiiK ue ale making suu .stantial pmress." The War Ulili e lias recoiled tin fol hiMlt: rrotii t'eiienil H'.tller. tlati.l Spc.11 tiiau's Camp, .lanu.-.ri "1. );..'." a. 111.: In order in relieve the pre-siire mi (h-m-ral Warren ami tn asiertain the sireiigtli of tin etieuii ill the position in fiont of Putgleler's 1'rift, liener.tl I.illle tuii made a leit-uiiitis-aiae in lone ves tenla.i. 'I his Kept Ihe enemy in their ireucl'fs ill lull streiuitli all ila.i., 'tur lasitaltles Thiitl Hallalinn KincV l.'oyal Ktlk's, two i.tlletl, tivehe I IVnuadeil. F.vn lllissing." ; SATURDAY'S FiGHT FURIOUS, n't hi:.m:tt hi ki.f.h.'H. si.. ..I Call- 1 ""lie Ib.nlJh N- lerk II-n I a 1 1 ia- n Paill It.tK.abu. l.ei uba Jti n I'r'- l..bi:.a Speat man's Camp. :ilind.ir fioiiiiis. iCniiv tight. P..011. hi .lames linrdon Hell nett 1 'I hat puilion of tSellt-r.ll llllllel. loiies ninth is under tiuumatid of I'en etal Warren, has tmighl a deliher.ttely pl.iiiiKd ami si.oesslul battle. This ini iort:tUt eng.igelliellt Sunk pUue In Ihe west of Spimi Kup anil has pr.11 tit-ally resttltetl in our securinu a rmmli table land, wlili Ii emistitutes tin Key tu the Hnef position. Alter a lien.' eannonatle had been di re, t.tl against the enemy's Hues lor some time, the British lumps assembled near an einhit m-e known as "Three Tlee Mill." n lut It Inrttis the center nf a semi.-itile of tests. , mil lied with the eiietnv's vvmKs( which ale mw -l milt s imig. M.-.nlilv and nilli itn-at tiasli the Brit ish inlaiitiy went fnrnaltl 111 the fate of a he.11. 1 titsilade riuiii .Mauser lilies. Our tmops uort disposed as follnvvs: W.mlgat. 's Btigade 1111 the rilit. Hart's l.ri.:aiio in llie 1 enter anil IliM i.trd's r.ri'aile on the left. Soeu allir midih.i. Ihe battle mi tl.e hilN bet aim- fuilmis. From :t n'tloili 111 the afternoon till the tin of both igni tion and rules was etr'moly hcaiy." I'oiut afler point of the enemy's posi tion: nas seized bv tin Hnlish troops. Kientually the Hut r riht htuKe and nas fun-eel hae-K toviard Spina Kop. Our force is hlimi.ii-MtiK ih,hii the -:riutiiil they haie 1 upturn.. Iltiriui: the rt-ihtins lodai. the enemy liioii.-lit into anion a fen tiiii. one nf nhii-li nas iiuii-K-'.ire. Tn-mnri-on miuht to settle the matter. In t.nlai". Il-ilit-in-r. mir Io-ses nere trilling, hut the Beets Miflereil seven Ii. W'lule l.eiietal Warren was lighting his engagement, au I'ltedu.il ilemuiisttaltou w.i. junittslili; at I'ntgieter's Drift, the eii.'iu.v's 1'isitlotis near then heilm sheiieil vio.-mtsly by the HrBisii h.'.t tcrii's. I.urinu list uUht there was occasional iiriii-. aii'l '.it's mnniiiig- a heavy liom li.::t!i::c:i: was 1, pencil mi the Boers frmu tin Btitish hattenes at this place. At the same lime the guns nf Warren s. fnrie nere heard. l'oiir more Bier prisoneis. nho ate slightly nmtnil'd. have hi en I.rniight liilu camp. ni.iKiii- Ihe tul.il so far tap tureil tu-n!j-lhite. I Spearman's Cimp. Sttnihii mortiiii . : tCnpiriht. Bioo. hj .lames I'mdnn Hen- nett 1 -Our hatteries have resumed their lannouaile nf the etiemi. Yesterday, two ilenimistraiions nere carried nut in the direction of I'ntgieter's Drift, our n-ii.il sun! and hnnilers .livlliii!: the Bt.er lines. nh!eh hale been found to be eMeihlinu In the eastwanl of our tinu. The iialhmn aseeml.il and ntir troups iid:iiii'd in the afternoon. During this allair the Biters used mie maehine tin and t-atiui 11. Our aillllery niii-cd the eneini loiisiderahle hisses. BOERS WERE OUTGENERALED. Durban. -Ian. "1. The Natal Adver tiser has the Minn. iu.r frmii ."sjiearman's Camp, dated .vesterday: "lietie-ral WanenV cnlunin attacked a. Conllnncd on Page Tito. CVCS'0-'s4 O i.imsiii in 111:1. n:r nun. 1. ifnl larr '. iff' r ligh lrg it'll, m hours sllu.,i,.. r. , n n(. O rrH'tf a g-.tio of three iiut ergiged , J'.t.' r: s arnt all iiv Sup j.n O G. rural BuIIer r-ports substantial pr.sr. ss Sittirdae's fghting vas h"ivv. the O Jtt.rt ontestins ivery foo of the ground At the end of tie div O the Hrltl-h Intl nnch'd a tnlile lantl J that .ominande.1 the Boer position. 0 T.. :ea 11 this point thev broke th O II" r right e V, hile G. neral Warren's alt icl; ws Q ee , SaH.rJ.i) . Ge-r.cral L)ttle: i made a -t ..Ti'ilssant in fore' t iot a. giier s Drift. His movement sue- rf'U'l !n U'cplng the B's rs at that O po-nt In their tren. h.s thus m-ikmcf Warr 11 s t is.; t.s arduous O 11 fi:ivim: noi.ris hit. Dispaiehts from Mifel.ing tftl of arti'l.rv dm 's and a d .lion nf 'he t- liti- 1 --to stu k it our ' T'ie Iites fli-t tl-h jw tl if th I. ne S'lte for.es are b Ik v.-.l to h in ben ? withdrawn he. ue of a di asrecment with th Tr nsv lal e Hi. rr FS-eOt1s-ss SITUATiON SUMMARIZED. Britirsli Generals Seem to Have Profited by Lessons From the Bosrs. BY MILTON V. SNYDER. SI'I'CIAL BY ABLK. Lon.Ien. MoneJa). Jan. 22 -Copyright, lSitn. by James Gordon Benre.tt.) -1 p to 1 o'clock this morning tidings received in I-ondon of the rtsult of the battle which rag.il all day )estcrdav on Boiler's left Ilank. where Ge neral Warn n In the morn ing h nl resumed his attempt to turn tho Beers' right wing, did not show that a de cisive advantage had been gained. On Saturday the whole British force wit engaged In a 1-erce conflict w'th the Boers all d.i). which resulteel in thrusting baclt the Boers f re m ridge after ridge. Tin light was rt-sjmed )esttrt'av and at I o'elock General Warrm had feircd th Beers freim three po-ltlons. The Lineashlre ami Irl-h brigades were then aelvoncing The main engagement on Saturday toV-c Itlace to the west of Splon Kop, and re sulted In the British stcurlr.g tho rough table html. v. hich Is sjj to constitute the key to the Boer position. The Boer right was pushes! back upon the central hill, S; ion Kop. The British assault w-js delivere-d against a ridge of hills sit miles long. The British forcts were marshaed In three brigades under Gentrals Woodg-ate. Hart and H!ld yaru. General Clery directing the opera tions. Tho British moved forward and gilned position after positlan un'll the Boers right gne iv.i). The r'anking moiemtnt was eil dently entirely successful. M anwhile the Boers were kept busy on thtir left facing I'otgiettr's Drift. A continuous artillery lire was poured lntc them from Zwartz kop and Mount Alice. Littleton'. brigade matle a reconnolssancs in force, which rendered It lmposisb'e for the Boers mere to aid their hard-pressed tight. British howitzers', naval guns and held artillery raksl the trentht-s. keeping the Boers in them throughout the entire duy. The British commanders and his lieuten ants have tvld-nil protitcd b) tntlr les sons In war. There have been ni desper ate rushes over open ground, swept by tiro from the Bo.r marksmen. Thej-e has beea no marching In tk.e lormatloii within rans if the Bie-r vollevs. I'rum Iid)smith comes word that the Boers have plaie-d in position some new guns, and tint he bombardment has beea vigorously conducted during the last frv; da)s. This u parent.)- Inditates that tha Boers io not consider their prospects hi Nutal lo lie hopeless. General Warre ti seems to hive esiabpshed himself at Acton Homts as an .nil ami joint, and being fairlv behind the Boer po sition and otil) twenty miles from Ladv smith. h is e-trtaitdv In a good position. proiIJ.d ike jlans of Bailer are genera!'., succesful. KRUGER'S rEACEPR0P0SAL Kcjioit That Miii-i inn l.cais His Ti'i'iii-. Loudon, Jan. II A special dispatch from NaIes st)s that Mr Marcum is reported to be the bearer of a ittter to President Mo Klnby from President Kruger. In which tho hitter jroposes peace terms based upetn t 'o static nuo, with eomtilete Independence and .1 seieli-yar franchise MM'IUTI AMI UlllTII, Ithl't'tlUC HI'Et ML WashiiiKlon. Jan. It Consul Macrum. now on his vvav to this country, is at Xa pl.s and proceeding leisurely for the pur pose of sounding sentiment as he goes, anil perhaps to execute mb-sions intrusted to him b. fore having Pretoria. It Is well un derstood that Mr. Macrum brings with him from Preside nts Kruger and Stc..-n an oifi 1I.1l request to the L'nlted States to medi ate In the South African war. If such a ric,uest Is re-ceived It will never be mada public. The innouneemcnt of Its arrival and jtre sentatlon .it the State Department would undoubtedly inflame public sentiment soil more. The Boers have matle a cleier tactical move In haling Montagu White, thtir rep resent. itlie. arrive in Washington about th time that A.lelbert Hay, the Secretary's son. arrived in Soutn Africa. If Mr. While, were not. rectiied b the Stale Dejiartment. there is no doubt that joung Mr. Hay would not be reeelml b) President Kru ge r. The Slate Department by Its decision to rtcelve Mr White as a consul and not as a diplomatic rrprestntative has per rorrntd another act of hair-splitting ue slgrietl to obiigo Grtai Britain. Mr. 'White, however, if accepted as a Consul, may In sist on being the same kind of a Consul here that Mr. Hay is In Pretoria. In thB event there will be a erloir complication, requlrlpg ail the State Dej'artmenfs dex terity to untangle. Mr. White is in Washington. He will probably call on Secretary Hay to-morrow. Mr. White extire.sed to The Republic rei rtsentatlve to-night his rgret tint he could not dlcuss nis mission, and maintained Ihe reticence that has characterized him since he slarttel for Washington. air White reached Washington on an afternoon train, accompanied by George W. VanSicklen eif New iork. who was ona of the speakers at a big Boer mass meeting to-night. NEWS FROM FRENCH. I cnionst ration by Cavalry and Ar tillery Fiiday. Ixindon. Jan II. The War Office ha re. ceived Ihe following from Lord Roberta, ela ed Capetown, January 21: "General French rcrorts a demonstration by th. cavalry and two guns toward II bron on Friday, but that otherwise his sit. Uatlon Is unehar ed."