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AH y toiWt f8f tta Mloa through th
TtMlUr Mosi Graelotu Maletty tho
1 s TWIahaHtaaU f KUtaborley beg to
b NM jr W ninjMty New Year greetings
8 < Th trouble theyhive passed through aud
flfy are still enduring only tends to lovo and
a IbytJty towards jrour majestys throne and
W person R H Henderson
r f
U t v Mayor
On behalf of4hc Inhabitants
i The war offlco Also Issues the follonlnR
B addressed to th secretary of state for
Please send ho following to Colonel
Kekewfch for communication to the ran or
and council from the queen
am deeply touched by your kindly and
loyal New Years greetings I watch with
admiration your determination and gal
lant defense though t regret the un
avoidable loss of lire Incurred
A EttglnnilH Tnckofniitcrn M tc
iiicii Slay < Anything H > I
Llliernl Lender of the ISinplrc
Copyrighted 1S09 by Associated Press
Berlin December 30 Tbo South African
else here
> ar overshadows everything
Tho correspondent of tho Associated Pros
has Just had an Interesting Interview with
the liberal leader Dr llirlh who Is one
ot tho most steadfast friends of Oreat
Britain and America but who alo con
demns this war
Dr Barth said At present It looks us
It England might loso tho whole ot South
Africa I have private information from
Africa via Holland according to which
tho rebellious movenuct among tlio Cape
Boers has assumed niurh moro serlmn pro
portions than tho Ungllsh newspapers li
grower plrco of
mit There never was a
few jeara she could hate hn1 cvcofiln
without war It England li tohillv de
feitcd this war will be tile best thins lor
tnp world even foi Cnglaul It will be a
litsim Mic will not conn lorgfi It will
hae a whoesoms lnHucn < e upon llu
Jingoes of all countries lneludldg the ie
nun Our nur rehonie which Ir almost
Hire of adoption must bo undcrHlool it bo
In connection with the war io South
Africa all fine phra fs offcrel In cs
plsnatlon nolwllbsUindlng The locreito
i decided Upon borailFf Ocrmanv lus
lot conflJrnco in the men who ir nhnp
Icg Englands policy The brutality of the
prrsent English policies renders Ucrmnnia
position too Insecure What happens in
itho Transvaftl toda > on land may happen
Kpberte and that Roberts will amalga
mate the divisions under Generals Gata
cre Warren and French subsequently
Wrcnlng upon Uloeinfontcin to enpturo
that place and draw off tho Boera ftom
dyBmth To accomplish this it is be
thal Kimbcrley nnd Mateklng may
ineed Whether General Duller will
In tbs arrangement Is seriously
kmany who know him and they
iclned to bolle > o he will nt
i iwiti balna
Gcneral Qough vvliu
circumstances retrieved his
whllo Sir Charles Napier
supersede him
date of Wednesday December 27 say that
an official dispatch from Matching ab IJ
Bounces that the British made n sortie a
from that place Doccmbcr 25 attacking
one of the Boer forts with cannon Maxims
and nn armored train so porslstently that
tho fighting raged up the walls of tho
forts Tho British lost 103 men killed and
wounded whllo tho Boers lost only two
men killed and seven wounded The dis
patch adds thnt Captains Klrkwood and
Grcnfell wero captured by Boers nonr
Colenso and were being sent to Irotum
Ten unloaded shells Inscribed Tho
Seasons Orectlngs havo been fired at
Tho South African medical students
from ndlnbitrgh havo arrived at Pretoria
from Delagoa bay with live tons ot niedl
clno and medical stores
A dispatch from tho Boer camp nt tho
Modder river dated Thursday December
28 reports nn artillery duel Insllng an
hour December 27 a British reconnolter
Ing party mado a sortlo but did not coma
within the Doer range The British on
December 28 commenced n steady bom
bardment of the Boer positions
London December 30 Among tbo latest
distinguished men KOlng to Africa Is Captain
Ilolford who was one of the closest frlouda
of the prince of WaleB and his tquorry Tho
rantaln Balls January C to Join hi lcglmeiil
tho First Mfo limrds Captain Ilolford Is n
wealthy land owner and proprietor of Dor
Chester house Loudon famous for Its picture
London December 30 Hcgardlni trafllc
generally on the < ast coast of Africa tho
llrltlsh admiralty ofllclals say tho British
government dcslrea that all ordinary and
ICKlltmate trade conducted by foreign cssela
Should suffer is little restraint as possible
London December 30 King Menclko ot
Ab > sslnla Is soon going to Cairo a tho guest
of the Khedive thus deposing of the storlci
that bo Is collecting an army to Invado tho
Ilnnlc rnllnreH Force Jlcrclinntii to
Boston December 30 A M Stetson A
Co lumber dealers with lumber > rtrds In
political stupidity than that shown by Mr Poutll noston nno Alplieiis M Stetson In
Chamberlain In piovoklng war
dhltlunll hive voluntary asslgn
ha ng made the recessuy mlilturj picp
incuts for the benefit of their creditors
tlons If England hal onlv walscd n
It Is believed tho liabilities will reach
JlGOflOO The Hobo bank failure linsten l
tht > assignment
Da8 Drake Importers and whole
salers of liquors and W U Davis and M
I Diako as Individuals have mado nn
iislgnment Mr Davl < pile Wo had
cnniuctlona with the Broadway Xitlonnl
hmk and tho Olnbo Nitlonal which re
cently failed find wo wero inmpellcd to
suspend In tho Interest of all tonccrnrd
Wo assigned to Michael 11 Curie who
Ik connected with tho Blun Ornss Distil
len at Cimp Neleon v
V < > t Miu Ilemiulil
Ljun Mats December 30 A run on tho
Jynn ThrCent Pavings bank began to
oTS cTlTcSaV blUS ° nm0rS
t m f VVrV
Germany to bo so strong at sea that tho Involved In tho fnlluro ot the Globe Na
Engllsh Jingoes vi think twlro booro tlonal bank of Boston The riveCent
attacking Oermany If the nngllsh statM imnt 1 olgttyolght shares of the
men today wero ot the type of Oladslono m0be stock Tho Firplur of tho bink Is a
and Morley wo should have no concern miui0n dollars and the bink clflulnls said
but with such political Jack o lanterns as l0f > ny tnat thov coild mctl any dtmimda
Mr Chamberlain at the helm wo do not
knew what to expect and must arm for
aiy eventuality
The German press generally during tho
last few days has expressed the opinion
that Great Britain will low not only tho
war but also South Africa A military
writer in tho Dcutrche Tago Zeltung
tint might be mado on them
H was U30 oclock ttla evening iiforn
tho last man was paid Judge lliirmoui
president of tho bunk roughly estimates
that 40000 was withdrawn during tho day
nnd tiat on tho othor hind f 11000 was de
posited Judge Harmon said that In Sev
eral Instances depositors who hid with
eaysi It Is no longer u question of driwn lliclr money nlmost Immediately ro
vvhether England will cot subjugnto the deposited It The officials of tlio bank an
Bcer republics but of whether alio will tlclpato no futthor trouble
iiIfo lose Cip Colony It Is truo England
will retain the hirbors for they lln unlor Prlvnto lliuikfrs rnllnl
the ws of EnglWi shlp > hut the entire 0Un December 30A private bank
interior sho will ose and nstcad of the
lnB flrm ot ° rlU s
dreamed of enormous British South f li has
African empire England will only keep n appended ho liabilities nro neirly
number of ports This will piobahly be
the Issuo of the war If Englind does not
huiTy up and conclude peaeo
TVom an excollent aiilhorlty tho corre
spondent of the Nssoclatod Press h r3
that Grist Britain has Insrirted her mln
Islcr at The Iligue Sir Henry Howard to
Ign the peace converllon vlth tlio re ° cr
vatlnn of article 1 all the conference on
ers having ennkentrd lo such rcsevatloit
Tho correspondon of the Asio Inibl
Tress lenrrn In goveinmcnt elrclo tVat
Oorraany does not bsllovo fcbo lepor tha
000000 marks Small banks In Berlin
nnd London ore said to ho affected tu a
considcrnblo extent A local paper re
poits jho nriest of tho two principals of
tlio firm
GrtH Britain Intends t tako doclsHn t lt07 and nssots t 205000
stops soon
at Delagoa bav t Is ndmlt
ted that Germany would bo infonuol bo
forehmd If nny bwIoiis Btep was Intended
and tho reportH circulated are cnnsldeicrt
balloons dessay Issued hv the cojntrlos
interestod in rrevcntinif Great Britain
from getting Dolngoa bay
If There Im No Movement Until Com
tunmlcr In Chief Arrive Klmhrr
licrlcy nnd Mnfeklnir Jln > Inll
IrlMlon In lliinluli K >
Hartford Conn December 30 A peti
tion In bankruptcy was Hied with tlio
clerk of tho United States court hem to
day by Ewcn Mclntyre Co piopiletois
of onu of tho largest department stores In
Xcw Haven The liabilities are given aa
44 xmlwtfW Priori uncjef
a r
J 3C >
MM 1ll 111 III
1lro In ClileiiKro AVIiole
hiiio niHiiici
Chicago December 30 Fire at an enrly
hour today completely gutted tho build
lugs extending from 2li > to 222 Monroo
street and badly damuged tho building
at 212211 Mumoo street causing n loss
aggregating JMOOOO and icsiiltlng In lu
uiy of rilno ftromen two of them berlous
ly Tho Injured are Captnln Itobert
OConnor seilously James Wootey seri
ous William Paddcn Mlchncl Ollnra
Captnln J O Evans Cuptnln Wllllnm
Carry Captain Thomas OConnor Luko
Hays Lieutenant Oswald
Tho fito Ih supposed to havo originated
London December 30 Tho Impression ° n tho recouil iloor In tho work room of
continues to gain ground that Genernl AV 0 ° y Co > holesalo woolens nt 220
Buller nnd his subordinates have been nml Monroe atreot nnd was fanned by
ft ncrco broezc Whcn the first companies
Instructed to undertake no Important arrived on tho scqno tho wholo southern
movement until tho arrival of Ooneral unrt of tho building was a muss of llamos
V second and then a third alarm was
sent In but In splto of the tons ot water
thrown Into tho hurnlng buildings by
fiftyeight engines nnd two lire tugs the
wind and tbo bitter cold so hindered the
firemen that for a tlmo tho eutlro whole j
snlo district was In danger Tho Humes
quickly communicated to tho budding at
210 and 21S Monroe street gradually
spreading cast to 212 and 2U Montoe
wbcie jits progress was finally cheeked
Immense brands vycre carried ns far p
Tvvplfih street and the firemen weru kept
busy extinguishing small fires on the roofs
ot surrounding buildings
Prominent IVcvmpuiier Men
lo He
Tllllfi Honored
Chicago Dccomlior 30 rivo busts In
bronze ot noted uowspapcr men of Amer
ica will bo placed In the publishers build
ings of tho United States at tho Paris
expoiltlou next year R II Iutk tho
Iptor has Just completed tho bust of
eph Medlll late editor of tho Chicago
bune which will bo among the num
exhibition Mr Ieck who has
of Iho American Interests at tba
on has nnunged for tho busts of
ITrankllu Horace Ortwly Peorgo
Chnrlei A Dana aud Mr Me
khs iiioTiyr
p Aro Shipped Horn
tint limed
Ind December SO S D Dan
t Pf Ihc Jnlcrnnllonal Typn
frwm til Jinlon J6 that ii loninilttca Is at
work on a bill vblrli will probably lie Intro
dufM n cfingress by Mr Overstreet at an
eirly date The bill will aim to amend tha
preterit copyright w and Intends to put a
p to th importation of pistes and matrices
for books and other valuable printed mailer
cv d w
tt IJ 1 jj
1 >
No correct understanding of the tasl
South Africa can bo had without a kno
Trusts May Go to Canada to Seek a Home Be
cause of the Agitation
Now York December 30 The World tomorrow will sayi Canada Is pre
1 paring to make a iltrong bid for that class of American corporations known ns
truBls A representative of the Dominion government has nrrlvod In this
city to coufer with representatives of several ot tho largest companies having
their main offices In New York
Proposed antitrust legislation and tho rapid sprend ot tho antitrust spirit
In mainly responsible for this movement toward Canada Tho Idea is proba
bly the broadest and the boldest ever conceived by tho corporation Interests
It Is stated that they have long slnco despaired of obtaining favorablo treatment
through tho onactraont ot Federal InWs for tho reason that It would bo necessary
to amend the Constitution of tho United States before thlB could be dono
If they so to Canada however and organlto thomselV03 under British
laws they will enjoy what Is practically national existence under tho color of
British charters Individuals who nro citizens of Jho United States would be
come by such Incorporation nt least partial subjects of tho British crown
They personally would not bo British subjects but their Corporations would
enjoy tho privileges ot British subjects Tho trust pedplo declare that they
nro now harassed nnd subjected to potty annoyances In vnrlous States They
assert thatby obtaining national charters from the Canadian Rovernmcnt they
would froo themselves from State tiiterfcrcnco and could bo sued In this coun
try only through tho United States courts
Dr Barth liberal leider In Gcrminj
sn > s tbo empire must prepare tor a war
on tho sen with Great Britain If Jacko
lantern statesmen continue in ofnee
Tho German steamer llundesrath was
sclrcd by a British warship In Delsgoa
Prom Pretoria It Is reported tbo British
lost heavily at Matching In a sortie
Tho new > cnr will open with England
having tho largest army In tho Held thtt
lilnlorj shows
Howard Uothcblld has Juet reached New
York from tho South African gold fields
Britain will birdly dnrc lo declare
foodstuffs contraband
It Is l > ellecd that Buller has been
ordered to wait for ltobcrts but be may
not do So
Tho premier of Trance will order thn ar
r l of General Mcrcler for trhl before a
hlch court
Probable cahlnet nppolntecs ot General
Weed are suRgeflrd
Them Is objeitivn In Cntn to cheap
Spanish labor
General Andradg Is said to bo IMdr In
retirement In Puerto Tllco
Iho powers havo Riven favorablo re
sponse to the Inquiry of the llnitod States
regarding the open door In Chln4JV
General Dnls has been colled from
Puerto Blco to give advice to tho con
gressional committee
The remains of General HenryW Laty
ton ncro token aboard tho transport
Colonel Lockett had an engagement with
tbo Insurgents
On account of Ico at St Louis river
navigation has been suspended
Iho stovo manufacturers ot tho South
hn o reduced business to a cash basis
Senator Vest stntes that bo wlllrctlro
to prlvnto life in 1901
Iho World sajs tho trusts will turn
to Canada for a domicile
Money from tho West may make Mahcr
a fnvorito over McCo >
Barnett Glbbg has been tabooed by tho
populist exccutlyo committee
Tho Dallas Commercial club entertained
a number of farmers
One of the formers recently assnulted
by footpads near Shiner has died and the
other may
A negro wife murderer was given tho
death penalty nt rongvlow
Loving sjndlcate appraisers are at work
In Nueces county
Tho State toneluded Its testimony In
the case of Stevens and the defense besan
to prove nn alibi
Colonel rtlcho Is certain there will bs
Rood results from tho watcmnjs conven
tion nt Gnheston
Prank Kell > vys murdered and robbed
nnd hia lied put on tho railroad track
near Ki Paeo
Austin nHcrmcn declined to appropriate
mono to pay Interest on dam bonds
The grain markets all showed an Im
Thri dns trading an the stock cxehnn
ehons that tho lovej of prices still offers
tn < 1ti mem to Investment hujlnp
Commissioner Storey gives a leisthr
opinion regarding State and Interstate
A f WartBbroURh goes with the War
ran tone Leaf Voutp and Is succeeded at
Gniyeston by J r V HawW
Oo of tkoS anclal ngiyita of tha La
Votk wlnrt jflsHrprlso Vjas In tho pitj
AtWnjy Gcirali Griggs says the
chcnge sraawltlMtlonido notVonstltuto
an nntltruBt law violation
Tho < flerg y bilreah rules forlMO aro set
forthin a Southern Pacific clrciilar
I oCAi
Some of the observances ot N4w Year
Mr C P Huntington writes a very nat
tering letter to colored school teacher
Tho grand Jury submits a spicy report
Sonio eventa o Interest to jcolorcd peo
Tho Houston barbers will keep their
shops open till noon today
Winding up the affairs of tho late V V
and V restlvil
A Confederate veteran In distress
Dr Polsetler tel3 of the trouble among
the slock In this section
oe oeoee e o ee oo oc oc oooo
seoooooQ eo o oooo o
and Tugela rivers tho Kiitlilatuta oi Drakenberg mountains and the Modder
and Ornngo livers At cveiv point on tho southern southeastern and south
western approaches to tho rcpublUn thero Is either a river to bo crosjel an
open plateau to be marched over or plateau tnd mountain wall to to scnoj
The Mkusl Umwotosl and Tugela rlveis swoop across tho southeastern bor
dor of the Transvaal the TuseW forming a barrier to tho approach to Lady 2
emlth Dundee apd Majnba Hill Tho mountain elevations hero rango from 2
1200 feet ubovo the level of tlio tci to more than 11000 This Is In Natil land
where tho English occupy tho plain approaches and tho Boers hold tho moun
tain heights Tho Tugela is deep Bvvlft Ins slippery banks and Is erood to
gun flro from thn hill and mouctnln crests In this neighborhood and alr0 at J
on the Tugela thero nro peaks llko Mount Aux Gources 11153 foat in
height Mount McJnnle 7900 feet In holght Majuba 7600 feet Champagne
Cnstlc 10857 feet and Giants Castle 0057 feet Tho Boors aro familiar with
overy trail of the ranges having excellent artillery at the passea nnd guns that
command fordable places In tho streams Topographically tho English are In
tho position of a man who must fight uphill a dlstanco of over 150 miles be
fore ho passes Mnjuba nnd enters the Transvaal valleys His opponent may al Z
w > s fire down upon him
Tho Drakenberg range forms part of the southern boundary of the Trans
vnal nnd ncaily all ot
tho eastern boundary of the Orange Froo Stale At
nutba Btithe Ladbrand Thlosl Ongeluks Nek and Zastron the elevations
run from 1100 to S000 feet while tho passes are fovv tho streams usually swol
len with floods and tho trails obscura or misleading It Is palpably evident thst
ibo English are without mounUIn guides and can pot rely on alio loyalty ot tha 2
Natal Dutch t0 glva them accurate Information In the Colesburg district due
south of the Ornngo Free State tho Oranso river forms a barrier of no Binall J
fllzo Tho stream lu one ot tbo ioblo South African waterways ofton Impassable
nnd well guarded on tho tfaer aide by plateaus and small rangesfrom 590 to
1000 feet high Tho Modder river brenks away from tho Orange south of Kim
berlcy and forms a second obstacle to Iho approach to tho diamond flolds J
About tho Modder river and Kimbcrley the clovntlons rench a holght of 1100
feet and are controlled by tho Iloers
Tho Ecgllsh column of General miller is at Tugela River Methuen Is at I
Modder River White is coopsd up In Ladjsmlth Oatncro Is at Sterkstroom J
and Klmberloy le bssleged Topographically Buller hog a climb before him
nvornglng iOOO feet Melhuens climb will average 2500 foot Vblle has Boer
o guns looking down upon hint from an elevation of B00 feet and Klmbprloy is I
commanded by guns from COO to 700 feet nbSvp Its place
5 If this outer prospect Is not Inviting thennrr tORc inphlcal formation ot
tbo TiMiisvnal lb less so Tho Inner rim In known n ho HosgeveM Nleuwevod
and Quntblamba ranges Tho highejt polnt fsj tfo Mntichberg S725 feof Thera S
nro several ildges kcowu as Vpiramclburg UandVcrg Slaugaplesberg and Ko
o nuitlbcrg These fall preelpltonsly oahtwjird and toward tho Jlboniba range
whltl ninlnlalna a mean elevation ot 2000 feot
rom foroinn totintrlej tipoer preaont rc u
ImloilS lie eas iuhllther Iuvp vuliiDblt
Plalfs ahlpped 10 this country under the
gul e pf dSmjged pl e few o tteirt being
damaged anil the others In good condition
Jly this feheme ho ny a amsll duty Is
P d snd the pnbll h ra sre utile to run off
cftally pdltlons wllhaut the rrlnten gatttng
nny benefits fiem the buslnesa
> >
Inar l t 1e fitr Vllrltnlii
FlUSl < Jii < PfSfH > r IOrsVPtaln
Smith arid Scobel who rlred ntli rlty
jiiday or two ago began receiving tbf mom
Ing another punhasn of im WulMfor the
Brlllab army Ip South Africa Thoy w
Orlei nif p 10 ° n > l New
Anl He AVII1 llrliiR III Tnlillo Mfo
n Closernvnri Convenllone
Itmtcnil of ITlnmrlcs
Washington December 30Mj P scnl
term In tho senate will end my public ca
reer tald Senator Vest of Missouri to
day il have written ft letter to a friend
In Clay county In
of mine an editor
fchlch I havo said that this term will bring
my public life to a close In saying this
tho statement
however I am simply repeating
ment to tho Missouri legislature which
last elected me that I would not be a
candidate for rcclcctlon
Senator Vests letter was brought out
by a reaucst for his views on tho best
method ot electing senators whether by
convention or through primaries In do
daring In favor ot tho convention sjstem
on the ground thnt the primaries hid re
sulted In party friction Senator Vest took
occasion to refer to his own lack of per
sonal concern In tho matter by announc
ing that be would not bo a candidate again
Ills term does not expire until 1903 so
that he has threo years yet to sene At
tho expiration of that time he will have
been In the senate four terms a total of
twontjfour jears
llPinncrnlM Clnlm Tluv AVItl OrKiinlre
Both llntiKP
TYanhfort Kj December 30 The dem
ocratic leaders tonight asbert that they
will nrganlo both houses ot tho legisla
ture Tuesday They saj that in no event
will moro than half a d07en of the antl
Goobel democrats vole for candidates ot
thn nntlGocbnl and republican coslltlon
If i slitc Is put up bv tint side Seoinl
democrats who are known to be antilo < >
bel have announced their intention to go
Into the democratic caucus slnco the con
tests are not to come before Ihit body for
DxSenntor Blackburn formally opened
his headquarters today His managers
claim that ho will tecelve tho votes ot all
but two or three democrats ot nil kinds
and that his election Is therefore certain
CHEYENNE W > o AndrewCarnCKle made
rhejenna a present ot fWO00 for a public
TOLEDO OUoIIenry V Pajson 55 > ears
to death In a wngen rond
MERIDIAN MissTho stockholders of tho
Meridian cotton mills havo advanced tho
wages of all emplojcs 5 per cent
COLUMBUS Ollo The Ohio legislature
will conveno Monday and orrfinize Iho re
publicans have a majority in both tranches
desk Desnondcnc over n long Illness
receivers for tho Kansis Cltv pttRburB ami
Ic or position of tho English army in iGulrioad vvrre given Judrment ror
acaliibt tho Knnsas City and Northe
Wloclgo of tho Jo r
geography and topogui g nectltiK road tor cash advanced
h of
ccinlly of the border of thebo a LOS ANGELES Cal Charles If c
ern ton
I > > tho Transvaal and tho Ornngo lreo Stateespecially Cole th
two republics Tho fighting and tactics ot thn last
about Ladjsmlth Matching Klinber ey Modder Ilh
two months Inin Leen ° J ° aton banker accused of oinhez7llng J00 O
0 ot futul3 of thn olobo 1lllk of fat d
er lugeU River Colosburg nnd nrrested here started for Boson in
Belmont and toruiberg J i charge ot a United Stalls marshal
T boundaries of tho Transvail and the Orange Tree Stale which the En 2 nSjSr of tKW Wef SVehU
Kllsli must cross before thoy can conquer aro foimcd by tho < MKusl Umwotosl ° Bna droit and Grand llaplds and Mlebl
gan committed sulcfdo by shooting
through tho head while sitting at I is
SPARTANBURG S C A relght Iraln ran
int a construction train near Dvncan sta
tion IhllilD Matehett of tho PhoenW nrld i >
rorapany Phoenlxvllle Pa was Instantly
killed Henry roster coloied ot Clifton S
C was fatally Injured
NEW YORKTto municipal counill
ehaugfd tho name rf Elm stuet to Dewnj
avenue In honqr of tho adiiilrsl
t reek district for tho prcseat
jear ns UJ sol
tons of ore with a bullion v il A nt n743ioo
Konnifiv liiunrs
VIENNA Emperor lrancls Joseph has an
pointed Prlnco Henry of Pruesla an admiral
the Austrian navj
Ji P NUq XTT ho nucen hna approved tho an
polntment of h0 juko of Conniught as com
freland ° f e nrUs1 fo eg
I i0 DO hiM ll5 ar1 Klplln5 and hs wife
and two children
are confined to their rooms
suffering froa Inliuenan but thero II no
anxiety felt as to their condition
nl Patch from Madrid
sajs M is officially announced there that ncgo
nations have beep opened with the United
States for a new treaty of commerce
ST ET1ENNE France At a meeting of the
1 rDJt nnE aS u upon aS a com
rromlte already accepted to telegraph tha
C > iorerS 8ubml > > tS
a ra
HOMEA dispatch from Maasowah sais au
t > Jrm oi 1 ° 00 men sent north to
aubduo thei Tlgro rebels has reached the irov
Ince and that Ho
Mnkonnou governor
momi tMlthtA hls residence at EaaS
ffl ° ii l0i rT1 1 n > hurit and South Amerl
notJrdfm m er teotas from
Santos for
lit ni r a V nl aa2 lUr Dungennesa dir
ihn ormV V10 ts 60 fr Inshore hat
no Is i left almost
dry at low water Th
captain of tho ship refuses assistance
i2VA 8JI riPTONWoa has been recelrea
Ve ferueVa lbn fl drado at Pt Went o
CaiirJ r AvffH n flcd on a ar hlp when the
tule affords him overy
proper protection
Cnttlo IinluNlrj lttril
Kansas City Docembfr S0Tho cattle In
dustry of tho Southwest bus established a
wd snd has mado a remarkuble
Of total 30 per head
of 163 510000
UorU li > ir Knniiknloul
Now York Decemlwr ItO At th Oree
yood AlhlMin club Brooklyn tonight Tommy
3 tf a >
5 Wf fyi
Inipienslre Ceremony In Which
3Inny Millv Took rnrl Mnny Ol
llcrrn Wero In Hie Iroecimloti
Manila December 30 3 p m Tbo fun
eral ot Ocncral Henry W Law ton who
was kilted nt San Mateo December 18
was held today with Impicsule ce o
nionlcs Tho rematns wcio conveyed from
tho Taco cemetery down to tho Lunen lo
Paslg nbd thence to the transport ThoniiW
which sails this afternoon As tho tody
was removed from tho vault Cinpla a
Marrln read tho prajord Tho pereouat
staff of the late gcneril was augmcuted by
Color Sergeant Simon Trumpeter Haber
kam and Privates Oakum And Mohruen
The latter who v re clcssly connected
with General Law tons recent campalsns
boro the casket from the vault to a Blx
horscd caisson awaltlcg at the gate Tho
funeral procession wa3 compo3td ot tho
band of tho Twentieth regiment Ueieral
Hall and bis staff two troJrs o the
Fourth cavalry who were wlh Qencrsl
Lnvton at tbo time of his death a but
tery of artillery a number of clergymen
tho caisson covered with flowers tho per
sonal stair of the general on foot General
Wheeler Bates Korsythe Kobbe aud
Schwan and Admiral Watson In carrlij 3
a naval battalion Major General Otis and
his start tho foreign consula In full tllois
and the members ot the Philippines su
premo court Native dilegatlons from the
towns where Geneiul Law ton eitabllshcd
governments presented wreiths Women
from tho same town s waited on Mm Lav
lon jesterday and preaen cd her with tbotr
condolences and rlowcis Crowds of na
tlvct and Americans witnessed tho proes
slon the band played dirges nnd tne
crowds uncovered At 1aslg tho cukst
was tiansferred to a tug tips was
ounded and prayers wero offered by
Chaplain Pierce Tour enlisted pall bear
on will accompany tho rctnnins to tho
United Slateh
VIoCory for AmerleniiH
Manila December 31 3 30 a m Colonel
Lockett has had a scconl eagagemont with
the Instil gents northwest of Montilban
and by a brilliant charse drove the enemy
from their position Only one American
offlcet and llvn soldiers were wourdd but
the losses of tho Insurgents weo reavi
Our troops captured a number of rflps
and a iiiintlty of ammunition and pro
SIkiiiiI Corns Atlnchcd
New York December 30 A dispatch
from Manila e Six men of the sigml
corps wero attacked Thursday at Ta evcra
East Tirlac by a force of 200 Insurgents
and four of them wero cither killed or
wnATiinn imoumatiox
> ovr Vorlc npports fefverc AVcnther
mill Two Dcntlm
New York December JO The temperature
today fell to S degrees above zoro the low
eat for this winter The effect ot th sudden
old living hear Point Cllnto was found frozen chanpo from tho uncommonly mild weather
t p ° n ana taken to
ALTOONA IaDltumlnous coal miners in i >
this ction lin6ordered i strike January 1 alrd a00n afterwards
About 1001 men aro Involved
KLlZAUETHTOvVN PaIour men wero
killed and several others Injurtd by a boiler
explosion Thej wtro euiDlnjcs ot Kelkr
and Kre on railroad enutractois
which had nrcvailed until this time was se
vcro and there is much suffering among th
poor ntonlo of tho city
CcorKo Howard a Junk dealer was found
frozen to death on East Twentieth Btrcct
John Daly homeless and starving was
nicked ud on Madison avenue toJay halt
hospital whero ho
Washington December 30 Forecast
Eist Tctos Ilaln Sunday possibly snow In
I5EU KEY lndfllen and Dmlel Wilson northern portion Monda > fair probably cold
brothers aged ll and 2 > whllo crossing tho er on the coast variable winds
Erli racks In this cltv vvirs run over and I Oklahoma and Indian TerrltorlesSnow
y ttcSb0ml rroBUt tr a1
nmX Sundav anl probably Mond > continued cold
lOILKA Kan 1 onuer Congressman lien north to east winds
Clover committed sulrldo at his home at Niw McxkoGenerally fair Sundsy and
nw lr I u orcuutj by shooting him Monday colder Sunday in northern portion
w n
self Despondency resulting from sickmss variablo winds
and poverty j vCst TexasSnow in northern rain or
KANSAS CITY In tho Iederal court tho In eastern fair In southern and v cat
eru portions Sunday Monday fair probably
colder In extreme western portion variablo
Snovr lit Indliin Territory
Dawson I T December 10 Tho first
snow storm of tho season began Jjero this
morning Trains aro behind tlmo and thou
sands of cattlo aro exposed lo tho storm
Claremore I T December 10 A heavy
snow has been falling since early morning
It Is over tour Inches deep nnd still falling
Ten Ilrlovr Zero
Des Moines Iowa December 30 At mid
night tonight tho mercury registers 10 bolov
H 0 1csrocs ewer than has been
li 1B 1 Vntey tW cam that
th Dlr State r in tho roid >
wavp grasp
i i
Indications ai0 for cold nt least twentj
lour Hours
Show Ii rnlllnu
Memphis Tcnn December 30 Reports
from Arkaneas North and Central Mississippi
UnJ So rl i Alabama
state that tho firBt
tt6hry for n
Snovr nt Tcxarlcnnn
Texarkana Texas December SOSnow the
of nesTU BferXTho
JJ0 t heon
Collext of the Winter
I apd Mlch December 30 Rail
Sleet mill Snosv nt Pnrln
I rls Texa
o A
sleet Ktnrm m1 snow and
th mSSj1b3 n an I
r kn our and
ove anTtheVe t mb 0 2ft Oepeo
e 8lo oan a 0aj <
nu Tr ° Urcc clow Zrro
Fa ll Wh Dfctmb
cW h h
Contrnctor lt T
Bee > l Up for
New lork December
30Ben D Gree
aiiLii Gnjnor members ot the
OonnJyJnd CtC Uh Mchacl A
Carte UnheT Cr tfaptan 0bcrII M
1a 1
a aes e lor
cens a s ul1 lne lneer corps
a losB
eminent of J57 to e gov
h cl > n
Savannah nTon
rive r a C
ontrads S mberlnnd Sound
before tlpllod s4i m nation today
and Greene f wL0 hLll ho Gajiiors
i iVrshsl aJrMrt hy ntS
c1 i
J < el
the early H returned In
afw 4
1 <
Wise is Suff
t some
fore tying kWSk
or care it UTkd
nize in the TuL
prance ofheitfh 5f
all blood troubles L l
Pics ne welt as dleaes0ffi
rverflndboucU Hood L
the effective and fauItM i
Poor BloodTheX y
were not sev S droprof S2l Wi
body Hoods 0tetS C
m Hood llll cur llref llij r
ni c tli > Ttlf t wrylflTfiMi
Trousers made In 1 our ti l
Over one hundred jlattenii j
00 650 and 7t00 mi tUMt
n order to keep our tatlonStS Mm
the dull season All ReadfrnaaifefiB
Overcoats at reduced price
legal fight against the removal el
men to Savannah for trial Canlaltr
slus H Glllelt of thacorps Vtita W
engineers Savanhah was the 8m
ness put on tho stand by thegOTetiiJHis
It was nreerl that the waning
be tonllmied on Wfdiiesdir 5
snniciNG k
OItiiit or flip IjjihI Has Qsit
Court itUIi a Coniplatntf
Gieenvllle Texas December JOA i
demennor suit altogether out of tit
dlnnry Is pending In Squire Kei
court nnd will likely go to trhl
morning Messrs Boyd and Tlpoi
charged with malicious mischief h
King for burled treasure on the kit
Dr D L Gllliard south ot the cltyf
ton has besn engaged for monlhi la
digging and It seems was w pKtW
that Dr Gllliard consented for tlB
make a certain excavation It hsvoall
up he bole Now it Is claimed Hl
did not till the hole but begsatiltM
from It < and also dug otbo hops
tho prosecution Mr Boyd has cilj
cqntly been connected with the dlgglif
Made wAjk
And the Weak Arc Hestored t JP
Vltror nnd Strength nt the HaatK
of the Greatest Hcalera el
Modern Times
into ev
inlnd ani loW
and actlvIU of
easily tired Have > ou lost
drain uinn 111 W
tlcra any unnatural
Is ever organ Ptrformhis >
d IW B
Jf not vou should t Til
foro vou
the human
consult W WiiSSvMJ
tmdcTfclnndn irj treau
disease and to whoin the iroper
the a
fpi a euro Is as simple as
column of figures iMirrm
The Leading gj
Specialist avvay mjfti
of all >
blned Ills cures Jsorts wr
cTnultlons have been the rasrvfi J
andthe people 8
aa4 r r
cal nrofeas on
famehas spread en I0
hamlet Those nc leJ iee 81
diseases have rousht his ferm M
be Jaolm
that thoy might wonderful m el t
ministering of his
rocnt Wrecks of huwanV DWM d
him for consultntlon nndrJJfl Vf
tarrh nheumatlsm KWjWOM
zema and all forms or imicri
Varicocele 4 A1 thawaT
Stricture cdeeie u a 1r3to 1
r out the ai uai
Is phenomenal The
cd bv this method at hl own J
of time r ° X
pain or loss iblrt
poslUvely the on y trinirt >
without an operation or ff r B
the particular attention of fl
Varicocele and Stricture to 1
his new boox w >
and 31 of
etnt freo on application kettto
Every Case 1
Specially treated
and all remedies used by Bi ln 6a
the purest and best drwj
nboratorles under h f
labni preacrlP t J
and all from special
own ii > thavay
Fees or aeUv
w hen a rase Is taken tS od nrofl l 1 <
ill lost of medicines
B Alamo Pa 4W
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