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IN TWO PARTS. VOI<. IV--NO. 204.,,' NQREQXiK, YA,, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1899. THREE CENTS PER. 0&E&?$ LATEST NEWS OF THE WORLD BY TELEGRAPH-AND CABLE. HARD FIGHTING NEAR ISMO t 7 i - ; .si ? ; Four Americans Were Killed and Twenty-five Wounded, FIGHTING CONTINUES Filipinos From tho Worin are Con* cetitrniii'nr it Moiilnlbou and San Mateo, Wboro Ctaey nra Expected l<> HI nli.o Realatanco-Ocnernl Uno? Aribnr Oocnples Agalnnlrio's Dome at Tnrlao. : Manila, Nov. 23.?10:60 p. m.? : : Severe fighting in the North of : : Hollo began Tuesday, November : : f\. Pour Americans were killed : : and 25 were wounded, Including : : three officers. The insurgents are : : rett eating to Santa Barbara,- but : : the fighting continues. : FILIPINOS CONCENTRATING. Manila, Nov. 23.?12:60 p. m.?The In? surgents from the North are concen? trating at Montalban and San Mateo, where It is expected they will make re? sistance. The Spaniards never occu? pied these places; and the insurgents believe them to be Impregnable. A reconnolssance to the Northwest of San Mateo Tuesday developed trie fact that the rebels were moving stores and men to Montalban. Tho number of the insurgents is unknown. A. reconnolssance made yesterday showed that 200 rebels are entrenched at San Mateo, and others in the "Valley between there and Marlqulna, whero the rebel outposts are stationed. General Young entered San Mateo Inst September and found the place not especially adapted for a strong resist? ance. MACARTHUR AT TARUAC. Manila, Nov. 23.?5:65 p. m.?General MncArthur has returned to T.irlac, and has established his het-dqultrters at Agulnaldo's former residence. During the entire movement from Gerona to Dngupan not a snot wns fired, /he inhabitants of San Carlos met tho Americans with a band form? erly attached lo the insurgent army, ?and the Alcadef Maj'or) ,wlth General MncArthur and colonel Bnill In a carriage, headed a procession through the town. General MncArthur received an nvntlon. Explaining the Americans Intention, he announced that they Intended to garrison all the towns on the rallrond. Hundreds of men are In the fields, harvesting rice, along the railroad. AGUTNALDO SURPRISED. Tho foreigners In the% territory as? sert that Agulnaldo was not expect? ing the American advance for a month, when the rains would have finished He had permitted a large part of his army to scatter to their homes nnd do the harvesting. The soldiers had hidden their rifles about their home3. If tills Is IrllC, mnnv rinnu n r-r. Illfnly to be brought In to secure the $30 of? fered for each one weapon seized. A NOTEWORTHY FEATURE. The fording of Pampanga river, above Tnrlac, by the Thirty-sixth Regiment nnd a battalion of the Sevenlcenth Regiment was a noteworthy feature. The river is broad and swift. Part of the command was ferried over on rafts nnd the remainder swam over, holding on to a life line strung across. General Wheaton, when General Mac Arthur communicated with him, wns holding San Fnbian and two or three neighboring towns. A REMARKABLE STROKE. Captain Leonhauser's capture of the town of O'Donnel was a remarkable stroke. His command consisted of three companies of the Twenty-fifth Regi? ment, Captain Albright and Lieutenants Bates nnd Morton commanding. Pie started at C o'clock at night nnd marched fifteen miles In the mud. The only regular approach was along a road and over a river whose bridge was strongly fortified. The entrance of the town was entrenched. The soldiers left the road and followed a cattlo trial to the rear of the town. At daylight the commands separated, *?k - a/*\?ajiclng along the bank to the t-,^* the other flanking It. The in? surgent force was asleep, except those at the outposts, who were captured without shooting. One platoon ran down the main street to a trench and the other" detachments made a quick search of the houses. THE SCENE DESCRIBED. An ofllcer, describing the scene, said: t "The negro soldiers were pouring out of every house, dragging sleeping, frightened Filipino warriors, kicking them into the street. It was a race to sec which company could corral the most Filipinos. The women and chil? dren believing the stories told that the negro soldiers were cannibals, shrieked frightfully. After all tho rilles had been secured the Filipinos were surprised by being told to go to their homes and at? tend to work." FIGHTING AND RETREATING. Manila, Nov. 23.?10:50 p. m.?Colonel Carpenter, November ISth, advanced to Santa Barbara, straight north from Jaro, taking trench after trench, the enmy fighting and retreating. General Hughes' column had steadily fceen advancing north to gain a posL ? "? tlon west of Santa Barbara. It encoun? tered* the enemy In small detachmentB. Six to ten Americans Were wounded lu this column. Colonel Carpenter started during the night of November 20th and opened with Battery O. of the Sixth Artillery, at daybreak, November 21st, on the trenches. The enemy volleyed as the ar? tillery took up a position, wounding four. Two companies of the Twenty-sixth Regiment, garrisoning Jaro, moved through Capacaz, attacking tho enemy on the right flank, just north of Jaro at daybreak, November 21st, driving them toward Colonel Carpenter. The country between Jaro and Santa Barbara is thickly entrenched, espec? ially near Pavla. The Sixth Artillery tired on the trenches and the Eighteenth Regiment charged, the enemy retreat? ing to the next trench. Tho Eighteenth again charged, encountering and at? tacking a forco of Bolomen, who were hid in the long grass, and who severely wounded several Americans. During the afternoon of November 21 the fighting was severe immediately South of PaVla, three miles north of Jaro. The Twenty-sixth company returned to Jaro after the Hank movement, hav? ing captured three G-pound smooth bore cannon and a Quantity of arms and ammunition. The enemy's loss was not obtainable but seven men were found dead In one trench. The insurgents are falling back on Santa Barbara, which, it is expected General Hughes has attacked befor? this. AGUINALDO'S WHEREABOUTS. A Spanish corporal captured by the Filipinos tins' arrived here from Tarlac. He says he saw Agulnaldo, accom? panied by a prominent leader and 15 men, arrive at Bay'ambang (Dayan bam) during the night of November 13, hat less, clothes torn and spattered with mud and his horse exhausted. Agul? naldo, it appears, rested a short time, seemed anxious, consulted with his companies and the villagers as to the nature of the roads, secured fresh horses, and proceeded immediately to? ward Mangalaren, in Pang06lnnn province, west of Bayambang. Tbe corporal tells a straight story, giving minute details. He is convinced he Is not mistaken, having seen Agul? naldo several times during recent months. Agulnaldo, it appears, would have had time to leave Bayambang No? vember 13 and pass through General Wheaton's lines November 17. DEMOCRATIC POLICY. NATIONAL 'CHAIRMAN TERSELY OUTLINES IT. (By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.) Washington, D. D., Nov. 23.?Senator James K. Jones, of Arkansas, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, returned to Washington to-day from his trip to Chicago, where he went to attend a conference of the Executive Committee. "There was some effort on the part of outsiders," said he, "to muke It up pear that very slgnlilcant business was being transacted by the committee. As a plain matter of fact, there was little or nothing of popular interest in the meeting. It was simply to arrange some matters of organization." "What will be the policy of the Dem? ocratic Senators towards .legislation this winter?" "Democratic, speaking generally," was the Senator's reply. "I don't pre? tend to speak for anybody but myself when 1 talk about any particular meas? ures. I believe in resisting to tho ut? most the proposed gold standard lcgis latioib the abolition or greenbacks and the extension of privileges to national bnnk.s. The Hawaiian Islands are now a part of our domain by annexation and the people there should be ad? mitted to all privileges of government that are accorded to residents of the United States. "If we are to regard ourselves ns Christian gentlemen, standing by the declaration of Independence, I do not see how we are to forcu upon the Cu? bans nor the Filipinos any form ot ^gov? ernment without the full consent of the governed. It seems to me out of the question to ever make a State out of the Philippine Islands." Senator Jones asked with considera? ble concern about the developments in the case of Senator Quay, of Pennsyl? vania. Apart from personal considera? tions, he sold he should regard it as a very grave error for the Senate to al? low Mr. Quay to retain his seat. "The precedents are so strong against this," said Senator Jones, "that a reverse vote now would give the country at large the Idea that the Senate was playing politics." KENTUCKY'S PROBLEM. BOTH PARTIES STILL FIGHTING * OVER GOVERNORSHIP. (By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.) Louisville, Ky? Nov. 23.?The last of the official returns have now been cer? tified by the County Boards of Can? vassers, and probably within a week: the State Election Commissioners at Frankfort will begin their task of de? termining, which ticket was elected November 7. ?The Jefferson county canvassers to? day heard argument of counsel on a motion to throw out the vote of the city of Louisville on the ground of alleged intimidation by soldiers who were call? ed out by Governor Bradley on elec? tion day. The Republicans took the ground that the board has no jurisdic? tion, being empowered simply to count a'nd tabulate the voles, i This view was sustained and the matter now goes to the State Election Board, where no doubt the motion of Uje Democrats will be renewed. A number of additional Indictment were returned to-day by the Federal grand Jury against alleged violators of election laws. * DEWEY ACCEPTS INVITATIONS Where He Will Spend Two Anni? versaries in Nation's History, CHICACO AND WHEELING ? ? :.J \'J ,ij n? la Gratofal for Tolegrnnia nn<lLot? ion Expressing Bympatny and CoaQdonos-lie Will Spend ITs n ington'a Birinday In WcatVirglnlat nnd Way 1, on Wnlcn lie Annlhl Intcd Moniojo'a Fleet, In Illlnola. (By TclegTaph to Virginian-Pilot.) Chicago, Nov. 23. ? The Chicago Dewey Committee, owing to the rec~e*nt criticism of Admiral Dewey in connec? tion! with the transfer of his home, de? cided to-day to urge an early accept? ance of Chicago's invitation to the Ad? miral to visit this city. The date for the visit is named as May first of next year, and in the committee's communi? cations to the Admiral ho is assured that Chicago citizens do not approve of MOOI RIVER CAMP SHELLED Thousands of British Forces Mov? ing Toward the Front. EVENTS AT KIMBERLY Transports Constantly Arrlvlnc at Cape Town With Troops for tho Blysterloas North ? British Ad? Vnnoo Delayed by L>>oU of Cavalry ?Orange Free Staters Bollovod to Be Against War. (By Telegraph to Vlrginlan-Pllot.) .< Mool River, Natal, Nov. 23,?10 a. m.? Ths Boer guns began to shell the camp ut ? o'clock this morning. The British artillery is in position on high, ground to the East, West and North of the station. The artillery duel was con? tinued until 8, when It ceased for an hour. The Boers recommenced at 9 and dropped three shells Into camp. They and that the liner losses were probably nvery small. The final entry Indicates that the Boers, anticipating the advance of the relief column under General Alerthun, lias taken u:> defensive poslr Hons to the south of the town. ! The dispatch follows: "Klmberley, Nov. 12.?The Boers fired four hundred shells yesterday. Our expenditure up to date Is about 200 shells. i "November 13.?There was a desul? tory bombardment to-day, the Boer practice being indifferent. "November 14.?The bombardment continued to-day. "November 16.?At daybreak our mounted troops made a sortie. The morning was misty, nnd our scouts came suddenly upon the Boers, who fired wildly. An artillery duel ensued. We had two men wounded. "November IT.?There was another sortie nt 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon "from Bulpritcln, which drove the en? emy to tho edge of Alexandersfonteln. Our only casualty was a captain wounded. It is reported that the Boers are concentrating south of Klmberley, and now occupy laagers at Stngsteln fonteln station nnd Sch?lts Nek. Their camp Is practically surrounded by Cop? pice, and the country Is suitable to their tactics. LORD SALISBURY ILL. London. Nov. 23.?The following bul? letin was Issued at Hatfleld House this evening: "Lord Salisbury Is suffering from in? fluenza, but bis temperature has fallen .and he tins passed a comfortable day." A SPLENDID VICTORY. London, Nov. 23.?The Secretary of War has received th.3 following, dis? patch, through General PorcsUr Walker, from General Methuan, dated Belmont, November 23: "Attacked tho enemy at daybreak this morning. He was in a strong po? sition. Three ridges were, carried in THE CHASE OF GENERAI AGUINALDO. ) The American troops ore sweeping away the Filipinos in the northern part of Luzon with a rush. General Young's two rogimcnts of cavalry are rapidly taking town after town, leaving each to be occupied by iufantry. General MaaAr* itaur is at Dagupan, which gives Americans possession of the railroad to that point from Manila and practically driTO? ft wed*e between the Insurgent forces. War department officials believe it means the easy capture of Aguinaldo. They are convincad that he is now in the province of Zambeles, west of the railroad, trying to reorganize his scattered bands. It j Is bcliered that only the advance force Of insurgents got beyond Tayug before Americans took that place and that th? main body is tvithtu our Hues. the storm of criticism recently raised. Mayor Harrison supplemented the committee's communication by a per? sonal telegram, in which he urged the Admiral to accept the invitation. The committee's letter and the Mayor's telegram follow: Chicago, 111., Nov. 23, 1893. Mr. George Dewey, Admiral, U. S. N.: My Dear Sir,?The members of the committee appointed by the city of Chi? cago to arrange for the celebration in honor of your victory at Manila desire to assure you that the people of this locality appreciate your great service to the country and to the cause of civili? zation. They do not sympathize with the re? cent criticisms. It seems appropriate to us that the celebration should occur pn the anniversary of the battle of Manlla, and inasmuch as we already have your acceptance, we beg to urge that the date of your coming here be fixed for May 1, 1000. Very truly yours, MARTIN B. MADDEN, Vice Chalrk J. M. GLENN, Secretary. Chicago, 111., Nov. 23, 1899. To Admiral George Dewey, Washing? ton, D. C: Committee of Chicago citizens have written you to-doy, urging you to set date for visiting us May 1st, 1900. Chi? cago urges acceptance of the invitation. CARTER HARRISON, Mayor. WILL 'VISIT WHEELING. Washington, Nov. 23.?A delegation from Wheeling, W. Va;, to-day called (Continued On Eleventh-Page.) are still firing at Intervals with no damage, although their aim is good. A patrol of Thorneycroft's Horse has returned from,'the direction of Hosetta, and reports all quiet there. THE MYSTERIOUS NORTH. Cape Town, Nov. 23.?(Evening)? The constant arrival of transports and the entraining of troops for the mys? terious North are the chief incidents among the military. Although the authorities exercise a strict watch over the transmission of news, It is permitted to say that they now are prepared to act against the Boer aggression in the North. Although it is absurd to under-rate the Free Staters, yet it Is the opinion of many competent to Judge that they will not resist the British advance with the same doggedness as is shown by the Transvaalers, and, even now, many believe that If a plebiscite were taken it would show a majority against war. MORE REINFORCEMENTS. London, Nov. 23.?The British trans? ports Pnvonln and Ccphalonla arrived at Durban to-day with 3,000 troops, making the total arrivals of the first division 11,600 men. Another 4,000 arc expected within a few days The Admiralty announces that the First Dragoons left Cape Town to-day for Durban to reinforce General Clery, whose Is delayed by lack of cavalry. EVENTS AT KIMBERLEY. The War Office this evening Issued a dispatch from Cape Town, w^hlch Is a brief official diary of events at Klmber? ley from November 12- to November 17. It shows that no serious engagement occurred between those dates; that the [ British losses have been Infinitesimal", succession, the last attack b?*lng pre? pared by shrapnel. Infantry behaved splendidly and received support from the naval brigade and artillery. The enemy fought with courage and skill. Had I attacked* lat2i- I should have had for heavier loss. "Our victory was complete. Have taken forty prisoners. Am burying a good number of the Boers, but the greater part of the enemy's killed and wounded were removed by their com? rades. Have captured a large number of horses and cows and destroyed a large quantity of ammunition." Durban, Nov. 23.?7:45 p. m.?The Natal Times this evening says: "During the night attack on Sunday, General White captured several Boer positions with guns and much material. Aiitmitntln I olejrrnpti liivtuiilom, (By Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Pilot.) Chicago. Nov. 23.?Demonstrations that were accepted as meeting every expectation were made to-day with the I'ollak-Vlrag rapid nutomatlc telegraph invention. Messages were sent over a circuit that extended from the Tribune olttce to St. Paul, and over other cir? cuits that reached to Cleveland and Buffalo and back to the Tribune office The speed attained over the loop to Buffalo and back reached at one time the rate of 155,000 words an hour, the message traveling 1,080 mile>s. The test made over the Buffalo loop decided the inventors to proceed with? out further delay to make the final American demonstration, which will be the sending of a message from New York to the office of the Tribune in Chicago Sunday morning at 10 o'clock. SENATOR SH AND A Ha Will Demand Admission to tlja| Democratic Caucus. .' A ~ WANTS HIS OLD PLACE Slnjor i.yuu Will Try to Bejrnln "n> porlntendai.cy ofSlnte Ponltontl?.; ' ary?Senator Daniel lOTIaqnoted? % frocecdlnxa In the Uultod Slatoe t'lrcalt Court ? Orders Entered? : ?'Cnptnlu') \Vnrd'? < nso Asalo, Richmond, Ya? Nov. 23.?Major . D. W. Lyons, who was for four years superintendent of the Virginia PenL tentlary, and who was beaten In the last Legislature by Major George M. Helms, to-day,announced that he had yielded to the wishes of his friends, and would again be a candidate for that position. Major Lynn, It Is generally con? ceded, made a most excellent official, and under his management the peni? tentiary was a paying Institution. Ho made a number of friends while iu the ofllcc, and also many bitter enemies by whom his defeat was encompassed. Major Lynn Is late in getting into the field, but It Is possible that his previous good service to the Stato may win himself enough adherents to mnke the niht ^cl^eJ.arf. Seuatcjl^jj^nn^^VV^^?i^flel, who de? livered an address here to-night before a good audience on "English-Speaking People," was this morning asked con? cerning the latter published by tho New York Herald over his signature, In which ha said that he. saw no en?_ ? courage men t for the Democrats In'the" recent election results. * DANIEXD MISQUOTED. Major Daniel said that he had been misquoted. The sentence should have read that ho "saw no discouragement" for the Democrats. Tho Senator said he had seen the original message sent by him', and that the word was "dis? couragement" very plainly. U. S. CIRCUIT COURT. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals to-day the following rules In bankruptcy were adopted: Section 1. Upon the filing of petition for review as provided for In section 24 (b) of the act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout tho United States, approved July 1, 189S. the clerk of this court will docket the cause, and shall forthwith serve a- certified copy of the petition upon the respon? dent or respondents, or his or their solicitor, through the mall or otherwise together with a notice to the respondent or respondents, to answer, demur or move to dismiss said petition within fifteen days from the date of such notice. Section 2. The petitioner shall cause a certified transcript of the record and proceedings of the bankruptcy court of the matter to be reviewed to be "Hied In the clerk's office of this court within thirty days from the date of the filing of said petition. Section 3. Upon the filing of such transcrlDt of the record the clerk of this court shn,ll proceed to cause, the re? cord to be printed as provided for In the 23d rule of this court and to fur? nish counsel on both sides with three, copies each. Section 4. And such causes shall stand for hearing In their regular order. RtU either side, upon ten day?" notice given to the opposing counsel, have the cause heard either at term time. In vacation or In chambers upon tho briefs,-unless at its own suggestion or for good cause shown the court shall order oral argu? ment Section 5. That all causes coming up by appeal as provided In section 25 of said Bankruptcy Act will stand for hearing In this court either in term time or In vacation, and may be called up by either party upon ton days' no- . tlcc as provided In section 4 of the rule. ' Section <f. All rules of this court (ex? cept as herein modified) shall apply to the proceedings In bankruptcy to which this rule relates. Section 7. Nothing herein shall pre? vent the court from time to tlmo from making for special-cauBe, orders dimin? ishing or enlarging the time named ' herein or any other suitable to expe- i dlate the proceedings or to prevent In? justice. Orders were entered denying & r* (Continued on Eighth Page,) OTHER TELEGRAPH PAGE11 CLASSIFICATION OF NEWS. BY DEPARTEMENTS. Telegfaoh News?Paces l and it. Local News?Pa?es 2, 3 S and 6. Editorial?Page 4. Virginia News?Paee 8. North Carolina News?Page 9. Portsmouth News?Page 10. Berkley Ne vs-fajs It. Markets?Page 12. Shipping?Pa<? 9 Real estate?Pig* 12.