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THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC.
I fin !l. Loots, fine Cent.
TjT( ;Ti Ool.lde M. I.nlaa, Two
lHUUi 1 0n Tralm, Three Cent!
ST. LOOS. MO.. MONDAY, MARCH V2, VM).
KENTUCKY FACTIONS DIVIDED
INTO TWO HOSTILE CAMPS.
Armed Forces Surround Each Gubernato
rial Claimant at Frankfort.
POWERS AND DAVIS GUARDED
Part of Militia Sides With Beckham Taylor Condemns the
Courts and Guardedly Threatens a Revolution
Beckham Organizing a New Militia.
rtunkft.it. Kv , Mar. h II -Tl e nenin-rat-
anil the Hrpublicui- tit KtMUtky a-
i-tity. for the nrsi time sineo the pre-.nit
p .Tilicil complications as-uni-! acute form.
ivi.lod into two armed and organized tac-
r-urroundinc the Cardtol ami tli Slate l'.
t .itlvo building ami camped in the grounds
ar ur.d Goiprnnr Taylor home, are r.earlv
SK State militia, well provided vilh ammu
MiiO while in tin- rridoi- of the t'api
t 1 Hotel, in winch Hie lvmocr-ntle Stare
l.sutli otlleet- ore loiati-d. and in th
nrits adjacent to that liullldric. are siity
t-prcial ollireis and the ram and hovs of
a militia comany that wan organized in
Frankfort to-da, as the netf-h s of Gov
ertior Heckham's State Guard, besides
Fcores of more heavily armed citizen',
partisans of the Democratic claimant
Humors n ached the Democratic leaders
V.-div that an attempt was to he made by
the State militia to take Governor Ut-ck-liam
into ciu-todv. and inside of an hour
tftrr tlu report was circulated a petition
had hern circulated and signed by the
requisite number of men ncco-a-ry to form
n militia company. The men will guard the
Capital Hotel all night against any no ible
tttempt to arrest Ooen.or IleiKliam
Only two das more remain for the Lcg-S-lature
to remain in session, but the ie
xclopmcnt: of those two das are lookd
forward to with apprehension by Icadets
on bn'h sides
The Democratic partisan nv that should
the militia attempt to iutcrft re with the
Fcssion of the Legislature. ier?itent ru
mors of which have been in circulation all
day. it will be next to Impossible to avert
loodthed. Tho Hepubliean otliclals. how
ever, deny that such action has been oven
contemplated, and that the Legislature
will not be molested In nny way. That tho
import Is believed in Democratic circles,
liowover. Is shown hy the fact that the
advisability of holding the session in ramo
other place than the Statehouse has Leon
under advisement, and even at a late hour
to-night the question had not been full
Several Kcpubllcan member- of the I,eg-
!lature left the city to-daj . preumabl for I
Governor Heckham thii afternoon ap
jinted Colonel David U. Murray of 'Mover
J'lUiJit AssistacS. Adjutant Gf-ii-Val. wiih
the rank of Colonel, ami h wa swntn In
Tho Official announcement wax made that
this appointment W only temporary. Tlrx
was regarded a"i significant. It belnK under
stood that Colonel Murray accepted the
appointment on account of the gravity of
the political, situation and with the under-t-tandinc:
that he could rcsiRn whin th.i
condition". In tho State became more quiet.
Governor Ileckham v.ill take ro further
i.etion reardimr a militia force unt'I Tu'
day. B that time the senate res.lutIon f
appropriate Jloo'O for the -qulpment of a
(State Guard will probably have pavsed the
POWERS AND DAVIS CLOSELY
GUARDED AT LEXINGTON.
Adjutant General Castleman on the Scene Captain Long
mire Says Colonel Williams Will Be Ignored
lexincton. K.. March II The teene m
Kentucky's political drama has shifiiil to
thW place, and lo-nlsht Adjutant Grneral
Castlcnnfn of Louisville. Governor Itwk
Jiam's appointee, is on the ftroand.
Itcpubllcan Stsrretarj of State Powers
and the Capitol Square poilremau. liaw.
nre In jail, heavily suarded. and It 1
thought to be Impresnable.
The men received numerous friends to
da. lint were cujrdeil In their convers.i-
lion. Thej wore their suits of soldi, r j
clothes. In which they were escHp.nc when
arrested. Your corrcismdent called on
Ihcm and sought an Interview as to who
did the shootlnc of Goebcl, and why the
c "-c runniue; awsy.
I'owers was much Rricved that his calcu
lations had liecn up-et bv his airet here.
He was quite ill from the severe punish
ment he received at the hands of the police
last night CaptHln Davis Is an old-time of
fcer He has bffii on th police force In
Frankfort for ten vears. Like Powers, Ik
Is ill at caM. He expects, either a rescue
j artv or a. mob and is hardlv decided
wlmh it is to be He savs he was in Gov
1 rnor Taylor's office when the shot was
fired and went immodlat upon the or
ders of Taj lor to the office of Adjutant
General Collier with a ra-MBO. Whiltaker.
he s-ijs, was with him and he i coniidi nt
he can prove hi-, innoccme.
Davis said: "I thought we would pas-
undetected and we would but m face was
so familiar to the lsclngton coppers, who ,
have so often received favors from me th it i
my eyes looked like gold pie. c- to them. I One ompim ..f militia Mrviug Tivl,i
If we had it to do again there would be arrivi.l at Piankfort. and it is -,,1 ...1.. .
many dead men to carry off '
Judge Gcorgo Denny, Jr .
TAYLOR'S VEILED THREAT
OF PROBABLE REVOLUTION.
XouU-vIIIe, Ky.. March 11. According to
a statement mado by Governor W. S. Tav
lor to-nlcht to a representativu of tlie Com
mercial he has granted a pardon to each
nf the persons for whom warrants Irave
been Issued charging- them with being ac
cessories to the assassination of Governor
Goebel, Including Secretary of State Caleb
Powers and ex-Secretary ot State Charles
In his statement Governor Taylor recites
tlio conditions tinder which he claina to
Jiave lieen elected, and charges the Demo
cratic contestants for Stato ofliccs with
consplrary to secure control of tlie govern
ment. He continues:
Sutwlthstandinff these conspirators wcro
AGAINST RESCUE AT LEXINGTON'.
1Iju-i', aid UI !! l - Ui'' 1" Govertor
lbs-Minn the mom-v will b aiaiiahl-
Indir this r. -oii.ti.e A iiut.mt iJmiti
fa-tlrm.iii N .iiiiori.c.-l to organize and
equip a State Guard and tt.w he t tn read
il . wiien the i'jrul mcasur s ha' titrii
provided Il- ha- alradv done inoe'i of
the jirehminary work and the ompaiiies
tiece arv cm be mustered im.i tii.. ..rvi-e
of the State at short notice Narly all Hi
men. whi hue 1.,-eii uidltioiuitly a. .tpb-d.
have M-n miltiarv servl.-e. three companies
of the oM State Gu.ll.l liavu-g been mmtered
in a vohmtiHTs.
One reciment ov servite in l'uerto
Itico and atiother In "ub.i. The oihe-- r.sl
jnnt saw onlv camp wrtlce. but had .1
rij;orou' tnitnm?. Wr ft w of thee men
were accepted In the new milltl i otsanlzed
by Hradlej and Taj lor before and jut after
In the lit-t lle-lmeni at l.:!l-I!le tlnre
are inan etir.iu'. but thi reciment I
dulde.1 amon,j nelf mid ne-nly If no; quite
lcilf the iiu tnbirs n-Knlie ili-ckham a1
;oern.r. e .11 pres-mt orc:inl7l the rec
iment N alujble ftir partlan puiltes t
Til- battalion of the ijefund Kfpiment at
LexiiiKton. which rM-osnlzes Ii khain. I
of little alue at present baus t'olonei
Williams, who recomiize-. Ta.vlor. I villi in
ccmm.uid. ilower wh'ii the appropria
tion l made mailable. It i repoit.M that
the Seinnd UeKlracni will be Imiuediately
reorc-.inIz.sI. Tho Third I tei;tm lit. Colonel
Smith, iv eompocl xnoMly of eoniimnl.-s
oriranlz-U iur ago. and ti ha i.ot Ik-ii
reorpaniziMl vm, jj return from I'uba.
tlioush ntarlv all the eompanle- hae b'--n
disarmed and ireir eqntptnent ent to t'te
partisan IS publican compar.i. in the moun
tains orj;anizel b T.nloi
l'riHpeatIe 1 lnh.
The militia i I.im'. if any there i. will
c.-me when Adjutant (Senera! Vtleman.
following out the -pirit of the reolutlou.
attempt, to take pov.sslon of the ariKi
and juip:nnt. whhh were taken from the
State Arsenal and hin.d to I.on.!'n.
Iyindon I- h-uidy to the m. uatain-. and
iifarH eer one in Tliat ..i-j'rn r. t;tMz -.
Ta or. An ati. mpt to obtain jK-rl m
would m.e? with determined oppoMtlon It
would mean the pi tins uf trulred si.Mier
who cm h.ot falrlv well ac iln-t intrain. 1
mountaineers wh'. .an sImi.i better than
,hv ,.., , am thine elr The mountain
rs use mi-tli aiubii!!h tartc and It
would l.e a difficult matter to Kpt t:"ir
noui;h to the munition to obtain th"tn.
or. once nalnfc. ubt.tlni them, to farry
ihm away. The mountaineers would scat
ter before a charse. but wuld take r fuse
behind shell- r and mtike their shuts eutint.
The prosieet ahi id of Adjutant i;. n. ra
Castelman 1 ani'hlnc but pleammt Htj
h" i a born soldi, r. and would not heyi
t ite t j ea-rv out a-i order. He .s only tlll
Inir the put temorariI. He h.is no wlh
tn longer c iiinue In the milium serilc-
f the Sta'e wi.tch he has s-rteil fur nearly
tweat vears. but i .ok the ixjjiHon at tl.o
nvjuest of Guv rn-.r IV-ckham until the
luteal conditions in Kmnicky ore clear.-!
up. when he nil! cue wa to a Jounjjer
ParkT of London. V G Dut.lap and o'her
badir-c Itepubli. ans eae.i ..,, th. in Tliey
uisi u-seil si-tirlnt: repasj. n,, haliets corpus
v rlt-. but the liwvers told them 110 sueh
proc. .flings would so in tile la xlnton
Shi riff Suter of Louisville came lure to.
day and served the warrants on tin m. and
It is believed thev will l- hi l.J In jail heie
until the Kranklin Count v Grand Jurv in
dicts tin m The fxelnnunt neir tlm j ill
was Intm-i' .lurliif; the d.15. The ku irds
have In en strength ned and -tai ks of rilles
hniuKhi In bv the -oldlers ilesertins the
old State Guard are on the inside. Two of
Lcxlni;ion's State Guard Captains to-mcht
announce that they, with their cimfMnles.
are row -ervInK General I'ostlfmari. and .-i
'iptam will 1. sileeled for the third om
"I am not here to organize a militia. I
have had more men offer to tlchl than are
In the itoer arm, but I will 1.01 ,,e ,pt
tin m The military comiMides i-.in du as
thev-choose, takli k the rc-ponsihtlltv Hum.
I'lves 1 shall trv and keep th.. (nan and
lielbve the i-iuippluc of a hostile !siy of
soldiers would bring on a li II war "
Caitnln laiiiKiuin . who renoiim cd Tav
lor hi re lKt iilclit. ami tool. fharKc of ti.'
nrmorv. -eizlti 'th. guns ami ammunition
In th.- ate-ence of the CuVial, who i a ;...
publh -in, still holds th- fort, and .,
Colon I William- will not tn- admittnl i
the armory. Man, .if the men are with
him and scores cnli-nd lo-da.v.
Captain I'alhuiiu to-night savs he will fol
low the deii-ion of ihe courts, and lei.-,
th" opinl -it uf Judge 11. M m IviuKviiu ..
urdiv -a!td tl
doom f tin. Taylor ad-
''US it' hi re and that .111 attemtn tu
r - je p.
iw.-r- and Davis will 1- made.
defeated at the l-jlls ax to the State of
fices, thev sucetedi-d lu securing tt major"v
In ach of tl.e two lniu-.es of the General
Assmbly. and in retaining in power the
State canvassing and counting inaeliln.
"While many Pcmecratic member- were
hone-tly eiccteil. yet other- were . leetcd
by the manlpulatn n f illshonest prcxinct
ollicer and county canvasing Ixianls lie
fore and during the election, and then after
the election by a lim of counting in
?nd countinjr out until the majority afore- 1
s d wis obtained As thus constituted the
General A-scmbly and Cinvus-ing Hoard
have tleclaieil that the" will of the riooplc.
u eipre-eI at the ols. shall Is' set aside.
"It Is needless to av that -nch conspira
cies as this almost Inevitably prnOuce rcvo.
lution. because a free people wj'l not win
Si'i:- i. i:v I'viti li
I iidi.n. Muiidiy. .Mar. b K nij.r.is1ii 1" l. the NVw Vmk II. i.il.l i'i.e
Iin lYom lt i oriehriihi. m tin ibe fMr .ile. ilie lail .Mall Imjc rtI-il i'i
f ll.nfos ltp.it li. miik.-I " " ie.i nl l.i i. iumt itovermnent"
Tut. mi. SatuiI.-i. alareh l TI..- lx r ;,. rniii. nl- the I're-kb nts . i
Ttm-v ..I liepilblle and lie r.uw- Pre. Stat- h i- leleRinphed to lrf.nl Slll--.ni
pl.ixea- uf vi. e Tlie i.K.r to ' Ihmi ilit !- If the indejiciitleni ..t
' e ! III ptllrlle-l N- . -. l. .1 .,lld I he . ...l.lls u! lute aided the butRli.T- l
et.rd.. th. i.i-oi:t .f .'. r..i li. i.... inn . iii r. ir. i.i.-l . 1'r.tfii't
W. re . ill. Hit Ilftr.'.'.. T!e W. re 1 .. -. i .. . he l. I .!! ..f
th. l'.w. im th. r. tire, n. in ..r.l- r tu pi. .. i.l furih.r l.!K.llieil
FRANCE AND RUSSIA ARE SILENT.
i-pi i i. nv cxiti.i:.
I.0111I..11. Silli.l.i. Jlar.'h II n'.iprilit l'.. l, ti.- ". w .nk ll.-r.ild "..lie
p: n i Jinlitiiv from tile teini" r f l.'m j. ;, t, H. it.-.l n Uk.iIi he l.i t'e
ijoiideii llewrIl.les fioni K.illn. ief.n-t and Hume :lie Invliailou t the IVtwert
l.i .nt.riie Iny met an alm.t hlllv r.- eiiln it i- a triklnu . ..mtm-i.t trv ..?
the rdtuatiuit. however, that otll. lal .ii'inion litre iel!e.iil iIn-i nt in hi.
prcnir on ihe ubji t freni I'.hIr .iih! si. Vi r-ibiin:. tiertnsim. AiilrlM
and Halt are pilv. n. In -urr but l!nsl.i ao.l Prjn. e are et tu l- heird
ITALIAN CONSUL WIRES TO HUMBERT.
Mia I l. HY CVIILi:
Itome M. U. I'll u-..,. rlL-l.l ! I.
Pretoria li.- teburiplK I an . .ill. -i i.
S' mi 'tatmir thtt. while i'i.x .n.-.j.-t
ire.ar-d to ai.-pt tin a-siManee uf i lu
ITi.fier .n..-ta prixt.t.
it K .nH..ilil.. ij , anirnunli
d p. t !
Inpiy be deprived of tie r nslif o
irf-it -eiit that the mim.ritx. l-.-i.
i.i u( I '
maioriu. -lull iul.
-lVndiiiK this unfonunite :rucKlf. Ihn
Honorable William C.-Im-i. th- int f.nt
fur the otlice of C.v.riior. was asastn.it-d
byome person wlne.e idititit) l unknown
Thireujion a i nspirnej, was fi.rm.M to fj
t.n this heluoii.s . run' uuoti all or M-m.- of
the Stale otllci-s el.-te,! by tie i--i,le. the
puiH.-r 1k1:ic i.i ..I.-, tire and -..ir the ;--1
ileal rohls rv and to terrorize and destn
ill iiii -Itwn. In order to c.irrv mt th's
foul c-iRspira. i . ihe iiro.nr.nl an art ap- i
i.iiui.-iiius !, ostfnsibly for the pnr-iMi-e
of detciiiiiir tie . rlmlnals. and h.no
cin.loed a lawjir whoe oure in t.
crlmiual practle- in cini-liinatl tra- -o .hIi
ou as t.j ruie a tin re ultlnq In the de
struction of the l our! house and the lossi of
our furtv liv.-i
Polli.HiiiK tl.l an imploe n.' the Cln
finnati laiqturer lias mad.. :,::idavit .harq
lr.p that Hi.norabli- Caleb I'ow.-rii. Srcre
un of State; l.is brother. John Powers, a
c-iptalu or a company of State militia. V.
If. Cultoi.. a rli rk in the Auditor's otil.;
Honorable 'li.irles Kinky. ex-S. r. t ir of
State, and Captain John W. IaiLs. juillee
man of the State limine proumN. e..n-i Ir. d.
aldiJ and a-Ut.J it, a, .i-.isinatl..:i.
V.arrants v..r- Nue.1 and said V. li Cul
ton was. durir.K the nii;rt of M:ir Ii S.
taken from 111- hum-, when i.i., Mite ai.d
hild wen- -irk. and 1m urretute.1 In th"
oi-tit jail without ball or ImIiik ;i.-n an
oplmriunltv t,. nur.' bail, i in the il . .,(
said asassiiiatiuu Holland U'liltaker. whose
r.-ldeiie Is in llutler i-ucntv. Kenim-kv.
was arrest.ni aid chars.il with .ilI trime
and a".. ni.tlioii. and was ui.,-i i i.ii
mid kept i.ir.iln.M without iilal rur one
month. In leSiwi- of the iirovltiuni- of law
inj-lrinr a spiaCj eiiim'.iln.- n..n 1....1
tlwt a peixm charm-il with rrtme shall lie
brought out ei.ry two ila. Ppon the
trial h. was hi Id oer without Inll. no!
wllhtandlni: there was abMriutci) no cl
detic showlnir his eullt
"Kor some cau.-. or without cause, our I
1 ..mi-. eoniie.tti almost entirely of I-:n..-critic
Judi;i-s. bae lierome jMrtisau
that it 4 prai ticallj. If nut ale-,lntely. tm
KIliIe for 11111 jii.iii not of their ier'ua
iim to obtiln a fair trial. A orRanlz-M.
tl f i.urts are eurt of eomu-tum instea I
of court- of trial.
"Pn.ier this state of affair'. lil!evtntr
tint each one of 'aid ieri.iis u lnlio,eti:
of nn complicity in naid 1 rime. ai.l fur
ther beietiiK that the enormous reward
will -ecure the conviction of thee men.
I-oweier Innocent. 1 d.nne.1 - my suleiin
lute to Issue p-ardon.f to them In order
'hat th- political eonsp'ratui- tnlKht not
l; enaliltil tu ibfirhe them of their llbt-rt
.r life. The KUllty men should be pun
ihed. but ikslcnlut; in-n enntrollimr tho
. ..arts should j.ot ! imbli'd to she.1 th.i
.:.-1 of Incident men. and If It Is in nn
power to pr-.nt it. I p!.. !;,-. mjself in
tl.e n..me of God and humaiiiti that It shall
not be done.'
TAYLOR IGNORESTHE COURT.
Will Kftiiin I'osst.-ion ,,r i';iiiiul
Iiulsville. Ki . March 1! T'ie p. t -tp
In the Injunction -nit f..r te- -11.:, of the
ofr". of Gov error, whhh Was v.st.rdnv de
cided In favor of the I m. ..-rats, -n the
ground that the anion of Ihe la gMatui. is j
1 1.. .. ..... -. '
uiiai. nm o- an ajiai io in. iitirt or .vp
Ials bv th lEepublicans Meantime th.
It publicans will lelu-c to rfignlze the de-
ll.iH Their contention la j tat the latls
Ihture has i,n in,r to uti. .11 Hum aft r
rtilkat-s wre 1,1,0. IssiimI and thev w.ll
ritaln their Otllres ll-plte the ills Won of
J in ice Kield. l-fore whom they themselves
brought their suit
Pet.dlng sueh an appeal, matters will re-111-iln
in statu quo
V. II Ctilton and Hollicgs Uliittalcer.
arresieil. one f,.r the murder and the former
as ai ccssorv to the murder of William
GoclwI. wire brought to I.-niLsillk- for sif;
ki . plpg1 tu-ilaj
FATE OF THE TREATY.
Kll-ihlllil's. Ifcfiisal In Atrcjit It :.
jiili'il Aflt-r Scimtp Atls.
Wa-blngton. March 11 -Great Itrit.iin's
formal nfii-al to are pt the amended Hav-P.-iutin
fote treaty Is i-xpr ctnl to be .-.n-nouiii,t
us -ox 11 a the Senate nullies that
locum nt and It is -cut to the State De
riartmetit for the puifHe. of l:tvng i.riat
Itritatn's approval of It secured.
Ctllclallv ihe Itrltisii Government ha no
right to 1. 1 her t.-itl..ii ) known during
th- pt ndciuy if Hi. treaty. The fact tint
-uch an imprsl.in Is i-iniittml to g-t
abroad mik- fvldent on of two thing-.
Ither that Mniitarj II ty Is lay ln blni-.lr
still further opi n to imp'.ti'limetit bv- trv- !
ing to diago. 11 the Senate Into r tusin: tu
ai.-pt the work of the '..mmlttn-on K.ir- 1
V'V1",..!!''' 'i''-1 Itr,,JIi"" I
kiting the in'ernational usage wl.ni, pre- I
vet- a tor.-ign Gov.-inmint iro'ii sking '
tu iiiilu nee lending Utt-lniion
The statement that Great Itritain will .!- '
all"; M.;,,''VhV,!:;,vi:r,aUn"n.a,'9,,'r;e: i
ing given out Is to frightin the -.ii.it,. into
nru-lng to ratifv it .r 10 frUl.ten the Pns-
td. nt into wthdrawiiig It b"fuie raliticiitiur
takes plats.. 1
re-it iiriiinii - ui.olti. Ial rtason for In r
attitude I- that the t'nitcd State- had an
opportunity to voice nil her tl minds and
that whtn Secntury Hay prvsented the
treaty he prepared. It was assumed to con
tain the sum total of the American posi
tion on this question. Purthcrmorc. tt is
explained Great Hrilain ruts aim I'.urn.
P-.m frhmis. who must lie consulted as to 1
a they would Ik- by the trltl-h acci ptance 1
or tiif treaty, ire posstiiiuty ir the with
drawal of the treary Is to-night Immimnt
In that event. Mr. Ilav-- dlnlomacv In
dorsed by the Stnate Cjmmtttce on Porcian
IEIatIon"s to a certain extent mikes the
t'laylon-IIulwcr treaty binding, and under
its provisions the Pnitctl Statics cannot
build ami own .1 canal ivcluslvrlj
Secretary Hay's resignation Is still being
mooted The practical politicians of the
administration are disgusted at the serious
embarrassment In which ho has Involved
M I: lleari l Tie It ib i-i C.i.i.i aI
I -T.i in. t fr..m Pi.ddini Krtmer .uid
I I i. l!i;ht to lie ' iih. Hi. are
Von r- toward itiiu an li.ip.irabte
ii' t.i i be Kmc
wh . it '! !e i.h whether
BY THE MEXICANS.
Tun llllliilliil Illili.m-
MAYAS NOW ON THE WARPATH.
!.r- Allliilio; till Sili-r l.ijilu.
Owiii"; Tlifir Stnui"; lmi-
liiaiinn jnicr Fisjlitiii";
I'ori'f Xtt tli-il.
Au-:in. T. . March 11 - A -e ial fiom
P.itam, M.I.o. savs lliat during the four
day in.iliig on I'riday the Yaqiii Indian
ami the Mexican troops had four rnpg..
mnis, riar "sirli. Meilca. The M-sk.iu
troops are indeavorlng to force tbrlr vvay
through this s-ctton.if the counlry, as
to. keep a roadway Vtw-vi, Tort! nd that
jajint oje-n for travel.
great manr Indians are known to be
In tins lmnvdiate r-th.n and tl I evident
that a very strong force vvlll luve tu be
ptit Into the teld at on. e to si.ppn-ss the
iiprislnz. The eti-ag.tii.'ins of the f.eir
tji irienttonisl reult--.l very ili--atroi;sly
for the Indhitis. as lu tho n-lghl.rboo.l of
two hundred are known to have le-n
kllle.1 and io lldy more. The M-x. an
lli-.jw sillier-.! wry little lo if life,
though some twenty -the suldleix were
All the iigagem'nts wre In th nature
of skirmishes. la-Hng only .1 Jew hours
when the ItidLiiei would retire
Th- fa t that the .Maya Indians baeal
taken to the vvarimth and are hiira-sinx the
tl.-.lis a ereat lal gives tl-e to griv- sur-rfl-e-
us to how long It will take to bring
the uprising to a termination. I: Is reared
that ttnle" both of the fa Iyri are brought
In sibml-slnn soon, rhey wbl ct.nililn
A speilal f'o:n Gitlz. State nf Sotiora. U
to the effect that on I i-Iday reports reo he.1
here of a blixidv skirmish l'l.rn a hand
ot FOine a) Va. iuli and uImiiii an eqii-jl niim-a-r
of -oldlers. nlsmt fillt miles w't o'
libit .!.ie... In which the lighting was con
tinued nio-l of the dav
The low., .ituong the soldiers was light,
owing to their sphn.lld fortification, le-in
ns.oiic-i l-lilnd a natur-il hriastnork 'f
iKivvlders on a hllMde. with the Indians in
the open It was a levcrly rild trap. In'.
vvltj It Hie Indlara were !sl. and w.'ille th
left none of thlr dead on the field it .
thought their loss Is luavy. h quite a ttuin
ler were seen tu fall
Itellible luforriiailun -Intis that fully Z.'4-i 1
amiH are now In tin iieighborli'MHl ...
G11 y .1111.1 s. ami fully a" many more are
prowling bctwveti Mtslaiui and Piitaiu
CABINET NOT AGREED.
Forum!;!! inn of I'mn Trims Wur
1.1 in-; tlie I.iilisli.
Iinuon. M. nday. Man h 1: H'oiiynch'.
f-"' hy Hie .New urk II. raid 'iiipauyi j
I.nl Sillsbury's 1. n lining In tovm vtr I
Minuiy. ami a ministerial eoufereni e. have
set th- tongues (1f the political gossip g -
j ins UepnilK wire nfe yesterday that there
I is a di;fi rente of opinion in tho ranks tf
j tie Government concrrn'iig the terms tf
! p. a. vvhli h .ill here are agreed will very
! scon have lu 1m f rtnulat.il to -.li. ...i
in i-k th. r- is a great leal of lalk alxun
Hi. i-osstbilltiex of a I'ablnet crisis over the
It rm of jeai...
Yu may. perhaie. riiientl-'r the s-igges-ilons
mtide bv a rniinl-'r of Parllam-ni a
few .layw ago to the (fcf I that Iard ': .s. -lierv
would -non .line Into the mini-trv
I have had ample opportunities f,r it'dging
'he s-ntlnient of the public at largo a- to
what the t rin- of ratiee must In
All agn . from ihe crossing-sweeper to
the millionaire, that o-t what It mav .f
' ""' '"'" nn'1 n""""i " '" of jsiee
un be grant. I whuh tlo nut absolutely
make anothi r war like the preM-til imp.--
'"" - " l- -ramoun.. ,.,.
IS"ers must be dls.irineil. and full fre.-)om
.iut t given to all whites alike. In this
,.... .. .,,,,. ., ,,
artaila and Atistntlta Join. It was upon
in:s condition that those two colonies should
have a voice ill the ultimate settlement.
it tlie terms of peace thai each sent much-
titirvti re- nrorcenu nts of cavalry. An
authi rity. dlseu-sir.g ix-ace. says-
"No i-inceivable gov rnment could survive
a surrender to the llorr claim for rcco-nl-
'T , "' '"'"""T ' "T" aB"htaB
f""rt "' unconditional surrender. On their
part her Majesty s advisers have never
ontetnplatod the ro-iblllty of what would
he a repetition or the Majuba convention
If the Ho. rs desire peace, they can have
it any moment on conditions whhh will
guarantee perfect equality to all white men
and complete protection of the native races
against ill-usage The application of this
polky will Involve the complete disarma
ment of the IJoers."
UNABLE TO AGREE
ON A COMPROMISE.
II-iiiiIn i I'liili- ICi'iulilir:in S.mi-
I .1I1.1-. tm I'lifllu Kli':ili
OPPOSITION TO THE TARIFF.
I'iujiii-.i lu Allacli 'l'lii- I'l-aliiii' to
lllf IJi'.ii'f .M':illlf li.-l!i's.s
I- liirn-a-iiio mi (In-l.-laul.
I:: 1 1 i-i ii -I hi IAI.
W .1-htni.ioi' Mir. li 11 All aiieuip'.s to
mate Hi.- ti iiuhlli an" of th .-'eii.it- on a
1 ..inproiiii- Puerto III in bill hive ttin
fur 'nl-0 Sirator Alilrt. li and o'her
inuiike .f tlie St'i ring I'oinniitlee are
trviiig to lirtn ilunt an agrrmnt. bat
S n i'..r Kurabrr W still unwilling 11 go uny
further lb in lu . pt an ami ndment al
luftili.; all tood produits; In lie iinportel
Into Inier'o Itso from the 1'nite.l Slates
free of din lb i- nut ln-lln. d t.. yield the
inanagi m ut ol his bill to i.e Mrerlni;
Tlf tilaii f omproml-e advie ateil bv s-otne
s". r.ritors Is to have tl.e ieri.!tug bill amend
e.l l,v iiitt.ng tl.e tariff feature ntlrely
l.ie 'nun ihe general government bill and
alt hiog II Hie llfcrtu l;. .111 r!Ief ap
.rorlalton Mil. ami ml. I a 10 -rritl'.
all i..rts from Hie t'nit.-d States into
P11- riu KI o tre f luty and to revlute the
I .iv on Puerto Itoaii guo!- !tnortel Itit
li. l'.iliel Slates below the proposed Si
r i.m of Hi- lilnal. y tariff.
One if the artjiimetits agaln-t j. iptl!il
lhi.- pri'tsi-ltton is that It wi.ulu vv.keii
th 1 onti iilloti so streiiiiu-ly made bv Ki -piibbiaiis
In the lloiie that t,. tarJlf wit"
i. -.! . 10 supidy r veiiu for lie tnsulir
..vrnment It i iwtute-j out that If no
dutt whatever shoiil.t be ..lie. :.il at the
Perto III an iul and I: in, rat- at the
I lilt. I Slats 1 ii.t should be reilllied Is low
1' r tent, lb- bill Would ield i little
rrvena as tu make li of very little benefit
to th- Treasiirv of Itierto lileo.
Aeiornmntlng ihe report of ltrlgadler
iierieml liavrs. Guverriur General of luito
Itbo in regjnl tu !', situation on the
1-land. 1 a lejmrt in.ide by i "apt am II. S.
HI-hop of th Klfth I'avaliv. stationed at
Manatl. In whUb h- niukes a strong appeal
for to-si. I'iptrtin lllshop slat th-t the
pressure (or r.-II.-f supplies is gi.aiT t-
dav than It was liefore the hurrican-. Many
of tho large farmers have ilrarel their
farms, or rrly -.. and u longer em
ploy I ilwrers .s nu rations Iwve been
luel In negblir!n:t di-lrfc.ts. t aptnln
Ki-iiup reiMirt. tn my ron have drilled
Into the d'strt, t an-ier hl ilia'ge. ami in
pla es ihev o'e bn!.ritig on starvation.
The sugar Industrv vvlll give employment
to i.nlv a f-v. b.ivlnj. the Iul n e of the
jiior 1 lass vvirlioi.t any o.. apatlon or mean
of itqNirt Ir me e, tliu ihry are r.--j,'lunlr.g
to ra.se sw.et silat-. but In the
tnier of the 1-iar.d. or the cif-c district,
there I. nutMiic for the j ur If. e.l lia
laui.s an, 1 plantains will no' be ready for
trotii two to fimr miuiili- If ihe rations xrc
not coiittr.iie.!. Captain Itl-hup state-, there
1- lli:..-l i.nuln t- l.e an outbreak f !-'-Ii.sr-ss
M.j .,, tn-r a-e of tllne-- and the
tkaih rate. He son he had hf! tu re
due, the rations, i.m reports In:n all se. -tl.
jw of the district Indicate Increased !--tkutlon
General Davis states that such of thecof-f-r
planters s 10:1 Id have lea red up the
rahbi-h and e.-- in their fields, and. hav
ing no money to pay their hands, have Int.!
tbetn off Workmen and their families lack
ing money t. live, .are drifting Int.. Hie
towns :n,. dcnuudlng food Geniral Davi
sinu shtrnent of i tons .f
rat ta. on. lu u-ual Uuim:-
Hi .-. . islfi'h
lions, to follow
the : tors tn
.Man li I''.
If G:ieral livs haii ihe meaiu to put
Ji"j men .r work on ihe ro.1.1- f.r three
in uiths. ItiviviiiK an xpeii.iituir fur la
Isir t.s.ls i.n I supervision of J2iii 1
iiitiiitti. the e-rli-l of a.-ute IIstr- would,
tin General -I ites. I, pass,, 1 ulrr.
TO ESCAPE THROUGH TUNNEL
Mori's" i'llMillrtS Vl'M ;niuili ill
I-1. inn M.i-i 11 IJ TU' iu T-iwn Nir-r-t't.tn.
nt .r tut- MantLm. f-l uraplu'tt;
"If W ! i itt.I th it the Hcr pr-nM
nt SimmiMoun v.n f.mml tknf n lunnI
nu Ir th. Jin. - ..f tli- . amp Th.- w..rU h.itl
nuiI jti-ili' !! rj;;i-'-i limr'r- h
r LEADING TOPICS
Missouri--I'nir Vluudny : colder In ex
treme soulliensl portion: rtie-iltty
Inlr: uuriherly winds, hccnniiiiis vnrl
able. rUniisiisl'nir; continue! nnrm
vtuuilny nml 't'liesduy : winds mostly
Illinois Pnlr Mitniln- : eller in ex
treme southern itorlloiis; 'I ne-day fair
nml wnriueri fresh nurtli 10 ensi
I. rutins and I'avls Cla-ely t:.utr.!e.l it
li'.turkv r.otions Idvldeil Into Two
Itol-crt- Hefeat- the Itoers
Vii. lllis ltipuls.il by the Mexican
Ptuible to Agrit iti a Comprotiil-e.
I. Strengthening Formications.
Itoers Southeast of ItuII'T.
HI. Patrick luy'- Parade.
3. Sheldon s Ideal Xewspai-r Plans.
l"r.si.lrnl Gould Is In ft. la. ills.
'.Inc and I--n.l Itejiort.
I Sermons and Sr1res at the Chut he.
1. Great Shake-Pp in Telieau's Ninr.
Wheelmen Defeat! West Knds.
Glorv Quayle Won tlreen Trv Make.
M'Graw IJkly to lie Captain.
Lieutenant Gibson 11 llich Pnesl Colt.
Wilson's Promi-ing String.
Chairmen Cook's Position.
No Ianglry Concert.
7. Carrying Gut the K-fiimllni; plan.
Woman lMlts a Piter.
Must Strergtheii ijur Naval Por. e.
Sharp Declines- In Tntst Stocks.
V Itlshnps of Havana.
It. Movement of Grain.
li. Happy Heeiuse a Strike Was Averted.
Murdered Hy Wife While lie Sltpt.
Krrn- Desists In Ills War on Ikirtholdt.
liemocratk Convention Preliminaries.
Struck by he Cars.
Hlver New s.
Tanner's i ondlHon.
Kllleil a B irglar.
Twine Made by Convicts.
ROBERTS AT GATES
Again DcfcatM the iSoer-.
Uut Hurjiilicrs Arc Hard
er Ilit Than the
WHITE FLAG ABUSE.
Protest Lodned With
Kruger and Steyn
sl'K IAL pv i m;.k
Ijotnlun Muiiuay. Mai. h 1.' -' -pv ri-.l.'.
1'jX. bv Hie N ork Herald Cmuii 1
Advl-is I,, the iJatlv Mall date! Aasvog. I
Kp. urarg. Pr-r Slat-, make II :-ir
tl.t the IlrltWh fours reached that jmu-ii
whah i abdui tweniy-.'ive miles f'..m
Ubeiiifon..in. Iat nishi. ufter a rapid ad
vanie from Poplar Grrte luring win-11
sharp kirmiliing with th- Kn-r rear -la.!
t nun. i
Tlie orr pni J-nt wii-.
"The wnit. tkiK of tre.t. hnv vva 1-r--oi.ally
witness,-! Jt Irrelfont in bv- G. n
eral Kule-rt'. who w' I'Mtkliic thro igh .
tli-eojte when tho Welsh Iruops .ver.
-Iiarging tlie itoer usiHun there He sa'v
the Itoers I10M i,j, their hands. i..w (
while Hag and drop tbdr crun II.-saw an !
Kiigltsh it!ler niKarii e o retelve their -nr- j
tr..Ier. whereutioti the IUers fired a voile.'
..; the oilaer wh- fill
General llolserts' has written to l"r 1
dentdent Kruger of the Trans..al ami i.
Preid.-nt Steyn f ihe Orange Free S 'ie.
Iiruleytlng agaln-l thta v.o!jtl..i of the
rules 0f warfare.
"The ls-r losj-.s daring our aih.inti
pn.v. .1 ! le quit,- h-avv. Over 1" IeJ
n.i.e b..n tuirati, in addition tu tn-anv
wouiid.t aivI prfs.nrs outtnu to ur
In a dixua rh .laird Itreltfoatein Mart "1
H. tl.e Daily Mail ...rresi.on.Ient !- rtt -the
lollowitig moveme-it of the lirltL n
f'.r,ei- from IViplar Gre.
"The Ituers fuuht a stubborn re ir u J
tiou y.teida." he write-, "unnl lust,
a- our plmllel coluutlra threaten-! iti en-
Vel.tp til-I. When they tied.
"We advanced from Ivplar l!r with
three ...litmus. aeh of will, h liad a br.
gade .if cavalry attached to 1. Tm fcer -tilvt-lori.
to the -outhvtani. otrupletl Petr"t
burg i:nrp.ste.ly ami without opposition
Kelly-Ktnuy. oftr moving along the river
bunk, turned his fur-e tn the direction of
Abraham- Kraal. He thtn moved across
routtry t Drvttfoitlein, where he found
C lvlllr eorntiig a ong the blglt-r Hloetnf. 1
"The enemy had poMed thelll-elves
strongly on rl.lg.s .onn.'tlng a series of
kopj.s ami hal mount-d s-veii guns, vlth
will, h the upen-d on the mounted Infantry
and ! avail-' of l-uth tilumn-. Smtn Kelly -K.m.v.
. .1111I11K up with re-enfuri etneiit- f
Infantry, allaik t the kopte- and ridge
on l'ie left of H-.. Itoer HMltIa. The WNa
troop- giillant:-. ru-he.1 -..me Intr nch I
kople. Then the Highlanders vmin up
tu the front, the Itoers ran.
' it is estimated that the enemy nuniliereil
-everal thousand. The Wel-h Itegmtent
took tlfte. n prtsoiers part of ihe Pretoria
mnutwlo of Kruger's own divl-lott. Thu
lWr li--es vere is.nltler;itile.
"ur advance Is pr-svisllng rapklly.
"Vtsti-rikiy'- engagement vvus a surprise
apiKirenllv lu boih -1.1-. Pightlug wiTim!
llk.lv at IVtrtisburs. where none look place,
while 111 ttlres-t line tu Itiuemiontetn was
reported Iear. yet It was here that strong
d pisiii.n was -n ouutere.1.
"The Ihe-rs wet, -urprl-e! by .nr dnublo
1 lit of advim Thev liad taken a ihisI-
Hon ahead on the right flank of ICelly
Ki.ny. thinking his l..r. e trpresent-! the
gen. r il advanee Tin v found aftrtwarJs
that the ttarallel isiluiun Ihreaterii-U their
rar. and lost no lime lu ratlnir a liasly
"Pufortunatelv. our Infantry, moving
slowly, were unable to arrive in time, and
thus the Hoers suceceded In !itaktnr goisl
"KeIIv-Knny"s for-e st-stamnl the brun
of the fightinj-. advancing against a liorse-hoc-shapcd
imsltlon. It was not until the
Wel-h tr.itips .arrl.il Hie itoer right that
the iHi-ttlon was lea red It was then lm-pos-lMe
for 1 "o'.vlll.'s infantry on Kelly-Kenny'-
right to enter the action in time
to crush the retreating foe"
Iwmlon. Martb 11 - A dlsiat.'li tn the War
Otlice from laird Hubert", dateil lirlefon
teln. March 11. TC j. tn. say--
The en my ops-osed us throughout ve--tenlay's
march, and. from their intimate
knowledge of the country, gave us consid
trable trouble On Ills;, however, to the ad
mirable conduct of the trout,., the neniv
wr- unable to prevent us reaching our
..I.-tlnation. The brunt of the fighting MI
in General Kelly-Kennv's divisions, t.
battalions of which, the Welsh anil Hs. x.
turned the I So. rs out of two -tro-tg Io-t-tlons
al the point of the Kiyonet "
Another dispatch from laird I'nberts.ilated
Drlefmiteln. Manh II. :mm a. in., -ays;
"I cannot give the precipe number of
Qsualtle' la-fore I mart li. but will com
municate It as s.on as osslbIe. The Uikts
suffered heavily. l"i of their dead being
left on the ground. We captured about
"Among the killed were Captain Kustaie
nf the Hulls. Captain Ijimav of the Welsh
Hegimcnt. and Mr. McKartie. a retired In
dian rlvillan.atlached to Kitchener's Hore.
"Among the woumltsl are:
"RuffsColone Illck-nti. leg. severe;
"Welsh H.giment LletiteratHs Torkin(r
ton. Pope Wlmlierlcy
"K-ssex Heglment Captain Uroadwooil.
Field arlillery -Lieutenant Deveui"li.
"Medical Corps Major Walte. IaVutcniiht
"Australian Artllliry Colon Pmphely,
Th War OfflVc later recclvcl the follo-r-irc
advhe.s from laird Hole-rt. dated Drle
funlein, Suiifk y March 11. 9.41 a. m :
Continued on l'ngf. Ttso.
1.1 M.it i. it .m:.
II. I .1 - 1 nrj'fd to n aK' a
' 1 igti ' l:ul rt- - .idvati'ins
1 -. nar Ir ifont. 111, in th tree
S'ate. but the Hriti-h. mar- t- ".K In
p ir illel f olunu.
.hfi.it.. I them
. Hanked b 1 ava ,
and again p 11 th m
The lUe r- lo-t li" kill- I v.'.i It
irokibiv means more miuvH
The l:rm-h If wire.- 1 id-
Af r this ilefat ii i no' xpe
ed that ihe IS... r- will atteii.pt to pr
..ir the Kritish of npying Itiueui
fonieln. but. retr allot; mixthw ir I
will endeavor to I lte.k tl III -a
m tne vifiiuiy i ioiis
Itols-rts basi protTted '
a'tl M'lll -iga list the Mb .s.
uhite tlag -icn.il of "-.
tlrati-n to disregard the -it-i- I
trollg force ot Pa-"- 1 I
I tn th- Helpmiaka- 11 r
1 sin ii-si. d In driving k a
a.oit.itiiS f"e uiater Co tt-
hen. r i aetlve
i'ol:v. -ii-lalns ''
r. t lien
Tl.e !.- - i" N-rth. rn
. , . -..ni to I' v 'r-s-ed tie
tt. f!e St..t. m
I '' -
,s,t f.- 1 av
,. to Ahw.
1 NaTh ai -Mr-
Fall of Mafeking Appears Cer
tain Cape Colony
HV MII.TON "v SNYPKK.
M-H IAI. 1" CAHIJi
le.11.ion. Monday. Mar. h li - opvr'g'-.
1... bv the N w York Herald C.urpanv V
lonilKting report- rgirdin-i -Mafekirg con-
! tir.ue to !- riived In l.omli.11. The Pa, v
! Mall luriK-w-id-nt at Iarmzo Mariuer 11
a dl-patrh dated .-at.inUv. Mar. ti I", sav-
-. -or ilng t. telegrams from lu- r
-..ur.es the fail ot Mafektng appetrs if
taln Heavy fighting has bei taking id 1
uiirlnc the past nerlt. All V - u v .,K
b.rts are -jus tu be In the pi-s --. t '
Ihn-rs, who ore si-rlling tl.e t"W ., from
their si-lthns of vantage. Ikuleii-l'r.w-I-
mid lu have .learel all the natives t
of the t.n. lait lite Hoern drove h-tii"
t. h. and the . nemy now I jreis,rmg f r
the trnal aault."
in the other hand, the correspondent of
He la!y News, t legruphlfjr from Aasvo
c-1 Kup. In Ihe urang- Fre St ite, Sunoa
night, says one of the Hoer pri-onrri si .a
that the si. se of Mufektng has ben raise.
The fir-t r.port. nror.lcle by the Daisy
Mall. Is generally ace-ptsl as approximate
ly corr- t.
'lenentl Hi.usrt-'s victory over the Hoer
rear guard utun- the line of r treat tj
lllueinfontelu appears to have been d--tslve.
The burgher- with-tood the cav
alrx, horse and artillery i,f c iviile and
Ke'ly-Kennv. but wire turt.ed and dis
IiHtgr.1 by the Infantry. Th- W-Ish and Ks
se regiments drove the JUhts from In
trenei'eil j.u-ttlotis at the isjlnt of the bav
onet. and tl.e ltritl-h tnip- continued tb
advans- to AasvugrI Kop. twen'v-Iive mlU
from 111. eiiifunftn, whUh they reai heJ las'
ui-ht. The Hrltisb Io--es are unknown,
but General Huberts has telrgraphe-J th
iiatnes nf .1 f .iv n;u . The Itoer losses
must have berti considerable, as- 12 of their
dead were 1-fr on Hit tie M.
This a Hon practically puts the Frea
Stale capital at the niervy of the itritish.
Aa-vov,el Kop. It has been Renerally under
stood, wguid be the lat place at vvhlclt the
l: r- would make a stand before retreating
to ilka iiifontrin It would appear from tho
-.ttount.- of the lighting ent from the front
that no ii'tide.1 stand was made ami that
H'.beri-s tavalry 1- now prarthally at thw
gates ,f I'loemfonteiii and that the way to
the capital Is open to his whole fori'
Meanwhile tht In-urrectlon In the western
I art of Cape Coloi-y 1- spreading Kitchener
I- 11. w on tl.e -pot. taking steps to sup
press a. An Indi-U-Ive anion was fought
last Tuesdjy near Itrlt-town l-etwe-n tho
Dutch insurgent- and a force ompo?ed of
I -nm ion volunteer- and tho Warwickshlro
Change:! In the distribution of the BritDh
fores whhh the relief of I-adv smith en
abietl General Huberts to make have boea
nearly lomplrtrd. In a few days there will
Is? three large Krltish armies In South
Africa, the main one under the Field
Mar-hal In the center of the Free State, a,
nevvlv con-tltuttd army corps under Gen
eral Whlre tn the south of the sine Stato
and that uudrr Huller in Natal
White will have a very large assemblage
of troops under hint for Warren and his
division. Ini.Ilng at Hast I-nndon. w'U
Ith-r Join and suiport Gatacre. whllo
Hunter, taking ovtr the command In tho
v-.est from Clements, will collect the tenth
-tivls.on on thr tiransa Hiver north of
CiiIc-Its. hen W hite unites his forces
he will have HunterV. Warrtn's. Gatacre"
and Hrabant's divisions under his comm-md.
FATAL FIRE IN BOSTON.
Out- niem.in Killpil :iik) Three
H st,m March 11 Fire early thi- morn
ing. ,n the bulldlnif of the Ma-.-.ichuctt.'
Macaroni Company on North Setond sirec.
cau-eil the death of one of the firemen, the
probable fatal injury of another and tho
Injury of threu oth"is. besides a lo-s es
timated at front JTe.v.O to Xli),0O).
P. J. MiCarthy. senior hosemnn of
Steamer . was Instantly killed. He wa-i
standing or. a ladder near a cornice of thu
burning- building' when the roof fell In. and
lie was hurlr-l to the ground, covered with
Chrlstopher Curran. a member of Steamer
9 Company, while on the roof, was swept
t the ground by- one of the many streams
tint wtre being played into the fire. Ho
was severely Injured internally and miy
Lieutenant Walter Mcl-iiu of Steamer 1
was at the foot of the ladder unon w-hleb
J McCarthy was standing and was hit hy .h.
J falling debris. He villi recover
I lloseman Gallownv of Piurlne 13 nt-.- uu.
talncd fractures of the shoulders and ribs
while lloseman Gavaghan of Steamer S
was vimewhat bruised by flvlnz mlsstics
The building, a four-story brick, was en
tirely ruined, and the firemen had nearly
six hours' hard work before the Are was
under complete subjection.
Ilnslness Houses Destroyed.
TtPilfleld. la.. M,arch 11. Fire to-day corns
pletely wlpeil out all the buslnoas houses
on th south side ot Main street. Iho Ion
Is estimated at J-".o. ,