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The Leader Store..
The Boers Cut the Railway at
Belmont and Are Erecting
KIMBERLEY IS IN A STATE OF SIEGE.
Tho Town Is Isolated, Both Railway
and Telegraphic Communication
- Having: Been Cut Off.
Firing Heard lu tho Directum of Kimberloy
A. Farce Coder Commundint Vlljoen,
from Spltzkep, Orcnpled New
UAStlo Saturdny Afternoon." '"
CAru Town, Oct. 17. Fighting is go
ing on south of Kimberly. It is te
ported to be at Spyl, on the railroad, a
few miles to tho south.
DomiAN, Natal, Oct. 17. It is offl.
cially announced that ' tho ilag of tho
Transvaal is Hying over Charlestown,
which has been occupied by tho Boers.
CArK Town, Oct 17. Latest advices
from the front contain no news of ac- '
tual engagements between tho Uoers '
and British, although reports show a '
general advance of tho Uoers. Tho I
van of tho Boer invading
column in j
Natal, 2300 men, witli 10 guns, has
reached Dnnnhattser, 15 miles north
east of Dundee and 10 miles from Glen
coe. The British are strongly fortifird
at both Dundee and Qlencoe. Lady
smith is 40 miles to the south. It is
thought the Itoers intend to Isolate
Dundee from Ladysmith.
Tho main body of tho Doors has
reached Ingaganl Station, 10 milts
south of Newcastle. An attack on
Dundee may tako placo Monday or
London, Oct. 17. Tho Daily Mall's
Capo Town correspondent, telegraph
ing Sunday evening, says: "Klmberley
is besieged and tho Uoers are massing
In force. No details, however, aio ob
tainable. The liocrs havo cut tho rail
way at Belmont, have seized tho Spy
fontcin railway station and construct
ed fortified earthworks. There are
strong defending forcos at Modeler
bridgo and the Orange river bridge.
"The object of theso energetic oper
ations Is believed to bo tho capture of
Cecil Rhodes. Klmberloy Is now isolat
ed, both railway and telegraphic com
munication being cut." ,
The Dally Mall's Qlencoe camp cor
respondent under date of Sunday says:
"A forco under Commandant Viljoen,
from Splt?kep, occupied Newcastle
Saturday afternoon, and it is reported
planted their ilag over the town hall.
"It Is rumored that tho Boer., havo
U the month of all months
Buy bow for wo can offor
you bargains almost unheard
Big Four Cycle Co.,
Ko, 117 Front street, Marietta, Ohio.
captured a police patrol of six men ut
Do Jagers Drift on tho UuiTalo river.
Ocn. Joubcrt is believed to be at
Laings Nek which ho is fortifying.
CAru Town, Oct, 17. Tho Modder
river station master reports that firing
has been heard In tho direction of
Kimbcrlcy, and tho station matter at
Belmont telegraphs that a forco of
Uoers is advancing southward.
Flowcrdew, tho engine driver of
Cnpt Nesbltt's train, which was de
railed and bombarded by tho Uoers,
stated that if the train had returned
when warning was received that the
Uoers held the line it could easily have
made Its way back to Maribogo, but
Capt Ncsbltt insisted upon an endeav
or being made to reach Mafcking.
' ttWhcn the pilot engine was derail
cd," said Flowetdew, "we spent a hall
hour trying to lepLico it on the track,
Then the, Uoers commenced firing, and
several men were wounded. The fil
ing was kept up all night but without
effect. The Uoers were careful to con
centrate their fire upon the engines so
as to savo the armored can l.ige and
ammunition trucks.. At dawn they
commenced to bombard the cars. 1
escaped by crawling a mile nnd a hall
on my belly in the sand. When both
engines were destroyed Capt. Nesbitt
exhibited il-igs of truce but the Uoers
continued their firing for another quar
ter of an hour.
"There is no doupt that all the oth
ers on the train are prisoners, and that
the carriage and tho ammunition in-
tact fell into tho hands of tho Uoers."
There Is an unconfirmed rumor that
the Imperial forces intercepted a body
of Transvaal Uoers who wore attempt
ing to join the Doer forces nt Modder
river, aud that a heavy engagement
occurred at Spy f on tern station, south
M nnnn to Join u U Inn.
Cleveland, O., Oct. 17. Tho wives
and daughters of tho striking em
ployes of tho Uig Consolidated Street
Hallway Co. will meet Friday evening
to form a union, the purpose of which
will be to bolster up the waning en
thusiasm of tho men.
Atlnt llewo; I.iute, lor tt uhlngtoit.
Hostov, Oct. 17. Amid the cheers of
10,000 people Adm. Dewey departed
from Uoston Sunday night on the Fed
oral express for Washington. Tho ad
miral spent a very quiet day in tho city
Yellow Jut!' ut Key Vto.t Ircrnnaln7.
Kev Wi.st. Fla., Oct. 17. The new
cases of yetlow fever number nine.
No deaths have been reported In the
past 24 hours.
Under n Dori-
Lorain, O., Oct. 17. Lutlo Mary
Walush, aged 3, was caught under a
falling derrick and crushed to death.
Quull Djnte Into Town by U-'msl.u
Fi.ndi.av, O., Oct. 17. A lai -ovey
of quail attracted a great deal ot M
tentio.i in tho heart of tho business
district of the city. There were 25 or
30 birds, und they wero probably
dilver. In by want of water, tho
drought drying up all the small
streams In the country. The Hock flew
into a number of open windows In tho
Marvin hotel and surrounding ofllco
buildings, and many perched on tho
window sills and the stone masonry.
Cincinnati, Oct 10.
FLOUii Srrln intent. j:iSJU5j spring
luucy, wiouso-'U, u inter unoy, iiW3.3J, win
ter family. K.WJIS.75. wlntcri)atent1r3.b)i33.75
extra, tt.0uei.ai, low grade, fl.7Jai.3; North
western r.ve, 8 8ia lu; do elly, tl HQ3.SJ,
Wheat Smlos: No. S red, tratlt, 72c
Iloos Select shippers, 115084 55; select
butchers, (1 15 JJ 60, fulr to good packers, 11.10
4 45, t lr to good light, ii&U3, common
and rough. tlSiftl 60.
Cattle Fair to good shippers, 4 0V&5.W;
Rood to cuolco butchers HIJO5 00, fair to me
dium butchers, $8 00alOJ, common, U.J
Sheep nztrls, f 12523 00; Rood to choice,
UCOQltli, common to fair, !2.W3" 6i
Lambs -Uxtrus 14 8335.00. good to choice,
t 2.iOi.00, common to fair, i&oufM 00.
VAt. Oamj?s- Fair to Rood lieht tOOC&at0
common und large, HCOAkSo.
PLOTTED AN UPRISING.
The Manila Authorities Informix! of.
Carefully 1'lnnned Oil. break Vigor,
oui Meaaure l'j evented It.
Manila, Oct. 17. Tho authorities
woto Informed Saturday from reliable
Eotirccs that an outbreak In tho
poorer districts of Manila had been
carefully planned for daylight on Sun
Uny. It failed to occur, probably on
ucvuunt of tho vigorous measures en
forced. Many natives of tho Tonds
district left, taking their valuables.
All the small shops which the guards
usually forced to closo at 8:30 p. in.
wero shut at sunset. A general feel'
ing of uncaslncbs was apparent.
The guards of the city were doubled
and a strong forco stationed at tho
slaughter house, tho center of an uu
ruly scctlor. Two guns of tho 0th ar
tillery wcro stationed nearby at a
point commanding tho native quarter.
The commanders of the reserve troops
wero ordered to bo prepared for a call
at daylight. Three nativo policemen
have been arrested on a charge of plot
ting an uprising. Tho fact that their
comrades Informed tho authorities of
their treachery indicates that tho po
lice forco is loyal.
THE PHILPOT-GRJFFIN FEUD.
A Hundred Shots Fired Into the Uouie of
One of the 3Ictnbrs Tho l'hllpote
London, Ky., Oct. 17. John II lb
bard, of the Phllpot faction, as he was
coming out of Manchester, was stopped
by two masked men, who caught h's
horse and began to strike him with
knives. Tho horso broko away and
saved the rider, who received several
wounds. One hundred shots wero fired
into tho house of James Brown, on
Horse Creek, wounding one man.
Brown is of tho Griffin faction, and
believes members of tho Phllpot fac
tion did tho shooting.
Near Foggytown, Clay county, Tom
Phllpot and Joe Fields wero fired en
from ambush. Phllpot received two
slight wounds on tho head and his
clothes wero riddled with bullets.
Fields received a slight wound In tl.o
side and stomach. The Phllpots wero
in arms Monday night, searching for
the Griffins, and if found there will be
TO BE SHOT FOR TREASON.
Agnlnuldo'g ltrotlter to lie Court-Mar-
tlnled and Sentenced to Death Ttieln-
aurgeut Leader 111 No Interfere.
Ciiic.voo, Oct. 17. A special to tho
Chronicle, from Tacoma, Wash., says:
Mall advices received here from Hong
Kong report that Baldomero Aguinal
do, a brothor of tho insurgent leader,
is Imprisoned at Filipino headquarters,
and will soon bo shot for treason. Agu
inaldo says that he will not Interfere
when the court-martial sentences his
brothor to death. Early last month,
it Is alleged, Ualdomcro embezzled
SS0.000 from tho treasury, and wl h
five others escaped into tho American
lines, intending to reach Hong Kong
via Manila. While he slept his asso
ciates stole and divided the money,
leaving him penniless. Ho returned
to tho Philipino headquarters 'and was
Nine Loet Their LItm,
New York, Oct 17. All that re
mains of the steamer Nutmeg State,
which was burned to the water's edge
early Saturday morning at Sand's
Point, Long Island, aro the twisted
nnd blackened arms of steel and iron
surrounded by tho huge copper bot
tom, which lies in the surf. The body
of an unknown man was picked up by
a yacht Sunday and taken to Stam
ford, Ct Tho death list foots up
Men Vt anted In the Lumber Itegtoni.
West Superior, Wis., Oct 17. Lum
bermen who have started logging op
erations In this vicinity say they are
already having trouble to get tho men
needed. Teams are also scarce. Tho
lowest wages offered at present is 830
per month. That is for the swampers,
who two years ago wero getting 810
Sojator Scott Convalescing.
Washington, Oct. 17. Friends of
Senator N. B. Scott, of West Virginia,
have received word from Morgan
town, W. Va., wheic ho has been seri
ously ill, that the senator has recov
ered so rapidly that he Is now consid
ered out of danger.
luddeu DoatU of a Speaker.
New York, Oct 17. While address
ing a socialist women's meeting in a
Second avenue hall Sunday night Mrs.
Florentine Cantius-Langc was stricken
with apoplexy and died in a fow min
utes. Ocn SlcClornnnd'a Condition.
tfriiiNQ field, 111., Oct. 17 Gen. John
A. McClcrnand spent a restless day
Sunday, and toward evening his tem
peraturo rose. He is still unable to
cat, and there aro fears that he will
l'oirder Mill Kxploilon.
Sciuntox, Pa,, Oct. 17, The Con
sumers' powder mill at Peckvllle, a
luburb, blew up at 8 a. m. Monday.
Two men are known to be dead and
several others are missing.
An Aotrete Writing; UUtorr or a Traged7.
Ciuttanoooa, Tonn., Oct, 17. It is
learned Monday that actress. Julia
Morrison James, who killed hor mana
ger, is writing the story of her Ufa and
the history of the tragedy.
Tho E girth Attempt to Decide
the Question of Supremacy
BOTH BOATS AT TIMES Illf DEN BY 10G.
Tho Slinmroek Crosses-tho Starting:
Lino First, Hut Sho Is $0011 Over
hauled by tho Cap Dcfeudoi-.
Tha American Tuolit Did It All Through
Skillful Handling In Windward Vtortc
and It a I ouiplete Victory for the
lloat, skipper nnil Crew.
Nkw Yobk, Oct. 17. Th
Thlfe eighth at
tempt nt a yacht race
ut 11 o'cloik, when the smarting gun
was fired. Shamrock crossed the Hoe
Columbia got the best of the jockey
ing, securing tho wlndwaid position.
When tho gun was fired Shamrock
tncknd across the line firsj, but Colum
bia was close to her, and had the vt Ind
ward berth. ShamroekUcrosscd tho
line at 11:02, and Columblfl. ut 11:02:00.
At the end of six miiiu'tcK both the
yachts were on nearly even terms.
At 11:35 a. m. the boats had gone
about four miles, aud thcLColumbla is
a length ahead and to five windward.
Uoth boats wero on starboard tnck
headed for Long Island shore.
The boats had covered about ten
miles of first leg at 11:50 a. m. The
Columbia has done wonderful wind
ward work, but boats havo been well
hnndled. There were several tacks
about 12 o'clock nnd Columbia came
out of the jockeying with1 good gains.
She is a mile ahead of the challengor.
Wind holds east, blowiugjubout eight
knots an hour. '
Columbia led by hnlf a mile at 12:15,
CAPTAINS OF THE RIVAL BOATS.
when they were ncaring the turn. The
wind was keeping up.
The fog at times in the first hour
hid the yachts from view. It shut In
around them again at ltlO. This made
tho racing especially dangerous. At
2:35 p. m. the despatch boat, now off
Long Branch, is flying .signal that the
Columbia was ahead.
The Columbia turned the windward
mark off Short Beach at 1:48:10. The
Shamrock at 1:5S:J(3. The Columbia's
lead over tho bhamrocl: i abont 0110
and one half miles Mark 15 miles
from starting line. Two yachts now
tunning home before tho wind at 2:48.
Oa the beat down to th.' outer mark
the Columbia outpointed and outfoot
ed the Shamrock, and gained on every
tack. She turned tho stakeboat 0 min
utes nnd 47 seconds ahead of the Sham
rock by official time.
The Columbia at 2:04 is In Rightabout
5K miles from finish line. Tho Sham
rock is not yet in sight.
Tho Columbia crossed the lino at
8:54:59. The Shamrock at 1:05:10.
The result of the first finish fight be
tween the Columbia and the Shamrock
for the America's cup und tho yachting
supremacy of the world is a complete
victory for the American boat, the
American skipper and the American
crew. Tho Columbia did It all lu wlnd
waid work. She surprised even thoso
who knew hor best.
Commauder XIafoi, ltrtlrctl. Dead.
Washington, Oct 17. Word has been
received here of the death Sunday, at
Saugertles Depot, N. Y., of Lieut. Com
mander T, U. M. Mason, IT. S. N., re
tired. Commander Mason was a na-
tlve of New York, and was 01 years of and Poles, and Stephen Roskle, a Hun
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age. lie was instrumental in develop
ing the office of naval intelligence,
which proved of great value to tho
government during the Spanish-American
Dreyfua Will Not lie llelnttated.
PAltis, Oet 17. The Matin Bays tho
general amnesty to bepioclaimed for
thoso involved in the recent troubles
will not affect the trials ot Zola or Jo
seph Iteinach, nor will it reinstate
Dreyfus. Reinach, a Paris editor, is
being sued by tho widow of Col. Henry
for libeling her husband.
Ilonpltal chip All.iourl at Gibraltar.
GlDBALTAlt, Oct. 17. The United
States hospital ship Missouri, from
New York for Manila, arrived here
A CRISIS IS IMMINENT.
The I'eop'e of Veneautla Have Itlien
calls l'retldent Andradelle 1V.1I
Frobably lie Forced to Itetlre,
Caiiacas, Venezuela, Cct 17. Ad
vices from I'elare, ten miles from Cara
cas, say thcpcoplc have risen against
President Andrade and a crisis is im
minent here. Tho commander of the
government forces has betrayed the
president and will allow tho revolu
tionary army to march upon Caracas
without a battle.
President Andrado will probably bo
forced to retire, re-cstaltshlng his gov
ernment at Maracabo or Puerto Cabcl
lo. Tucasas lias been taken by the
United States Minister Loomls made
a long argument before President
Andrade urging a suspension of the
law relative to foreign insurance com
panies, tho enforcement of which the
minister said, would drive all such
companies from Venezuela. The re
sult of Mv. Loomls' argumont was that
a suspension of the law was granted
until March, when the statutes will be
amended by congress. This action
saves 50,000,000 worth of business to
Paris, Oct 17. A dispatch from Car
acas, Venezuela, says that President
Andrade Is preparing to leave the city
and that the insurgent commander,
Gen. CIpriano Castro, Is master of the
VISAYANS AND TAGALOS.
There Is Oreat Tonalon lletwee i the Two
Trlbra The Tugaloa Are lleported to
lie Concentrating Troops.
Manila, Oct 17. Mail advices from
Hollo state there is great tension be
tween tho Visayans and Tagalos,
growing out of the Tagaloi holding
Aranoto, a leader of the Visayans, a
prisoner since tho threatened Visayan
revolt against Tagalo domination a
month ago. The Visayans are In
censed to the point of rebellion.
While tho Tagalos nominally control
only the military organization of the
so-called Filipino republics, they have
crowded out the Visayans from tho
civil branch, whereat thero Is great
The Tagalos are reported to be con
centrating the troops in Panay at
Santa Barbara where Delgado, chlof
of tho revolutionary government com
mands, with a view to putting them
selves in a position to suppress the
Visayans. Four thousand Tag
alos who have been held in re-
servo at Capiz, in the northern
part of the province of Panay last
week embarked In cascoes, the fleet's
purpose being to land at Conception,
whence the tioops would march to
Santa Barabara. Adverse winds pre
vented tha landing, however. Gen.
Pulton's forces from Buena Vista are
also reported to be going to Santa Bar
bara. The Insurgents will have 12,000 men
and 3,000 or 4,000 rifles there. Gen.
Magbanno, according to letters, plans
to attack tho suburbs of Hollo with
this force, carry the city and slaughter
A body of Tagalos estimated to num
ber between 500 nnd 1,000 recently
crossed f(om Santa Uabara to Esca
lante, on the Island of Ncgros, for the
purpose of aiding lntepapalslo's ban
dits in keeping under the Inhabitants,
who are friendly to the Americans.
Murder at a thr steulug.
Sl'RINCIFIELD, 111., Oct 17. At a
christening of a child in a Polish fam
ily at Auburn, 20 miles from Spring
field, Sunday evening about 0 o'clock,
a riot started betwce,n the Hungarians
garlan, was instantly killed. The for
eigners work for tho Chicago-Vlrden
Coal Co. at the Auburn mine, and live
In company houses ou a tract of land
called the Patch.
Gen. I hatter Itellred.
Wasiiinqton, Oct 17. Orders wero
Issued Monday at the war department
retiring Gen. Shatter as a brigadier
general of the regular army, and con
tinuing htm In command ot the depart
ment of California at San Francisco as
major general of volunteers.
The Canadian Contingent.
Ottawa, Ont, Oet 17. The Cana
dian contingent for South Afrlci will
sail from Quebec on the Allen liner
Sardinian toward tho end of tho
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
L'QJID AIR MACHINES.
CliarlM r. Iliuih. uT Cleveland. Hue Or
dered T o I rotu Ueriuany One to
Ite Utilized as a Slollve l'ower.
Ci.evki.am, O., Oct 17. Machines
for making liquid air have been or
dered from German makers by Charles
F. Brush, of this city, and the In
ventor of the electric arc light and
their arrival is being awaited with in
terest by the scientific men of Cleve
land. One of tho machines wl.l be
given to the University of Michigan
and the other Mr. Brush will place In
his laboratory In this city.
Mr. Brush will seek to utilize the
l.quid air as a motive power.
PIANO IN THE CHURCH.
Old Vruihnrs nt tho United I'rnbyterlaH
lliurch, Springfield, Vtept Vtheu
Jlirjr Heard It l'layed.
Si'iii.sciFlLID, 0., Oct. 17. Instru
mental music was used in the United
Presbyterian church here Sunday, the
first time In the history of the cnurch,
and it is about the oldest in the city.
A piano was played In the hunday
Schoolroom, and when a young ls-dy
started playing It qui to a number of
the old members commenced weeping.
It was the Intention lo uiOve the 1
strument into the church proper, but
upon the earnest solicitation of ttte
pastor, Bcv. Hume, it was not done.
The congregation recently voted to
put an organ In the church.
KILLED BY A WOMAN.
Frank Auc;ilttn Shot In the Italian Quar
ter or Mle, O., liy Mri. Uomlnlclc.
Tuuro for Itevenc;
Nll.vs, O., Oct -17. Frank Augusta
was killed Sunday evening in the
Italian quarter by Mrs. Tauro, who
was arrested and lodged In jail at War
ren. About four months ago Dom
inick Tauro was fatally stabbed in a
fight, and on his death bed told his
wife Augusta had stabbed him. The
shooting of Augusta is the sequel.
Mrs. Tauro has a five-months old baby
which she took to jail with her.
Divided Into Two Dletrlota.
Columbus, O., Oct 17. The execu
tive committee of the Ohio Retail
Liquor Dealers' association met hero
aud dec ded to organizo the saloon
keepers of the stato more thoroughly
than ever before. For this purpose It
was decided to divide the state Into
two districts and send nn org.mlzer in
to each. David P. Uoyer, ex-member
of the state lcgMaturc from this coun
ty, was made orginizir for the 44
counties in the western half of the
state, and Samuel S. Boomer, of Stcu
benvllle. for the 44 counties in the
eastern p irt of the state. They will
proceed to their duties at once.
Ilolli Dead. -
MAltrsvir.LK, O, Oct 17. Under
taker W. II. Morey, of this city, was
called to bury the remains of William
McAdow, a prominent farmer residing
six miles north of town, who died
Thursday of typhoid fever. When the
undertaker reached the residence Mrs.
McAdow also expired of the samo dis
ease within a few minutes after his ar
' ltlc r Ire at Ualllpolle.
Gai.lipolis, O., Oct. 17. Fire Sunday
morning destroyed the Gebhart &
Cooks building, on Court street; C C.
NelU's grocery, and damaging the
large wholesale and retail hardware
store of W. II. Hutchinson. The blaze
started In Mr. Neili's store, and he ad
vances the theory that rats got into a
box of matches. The loss is heavy.
Two Dead. Two Dying.
Chillicotiie, O., Oct 17. A remark
able series of fatalities has fallen upon
the family of George Boblltt, at Vigo.
Saturday Mrs. (ieorgo Boblltt died of
typhoid fever, Sunday afternoon her
son Clyde, aged 17, also died, and an
other son Is dying. Mrs. Boblltt' ven
erable mother, Mrs. Austin French, is
Suffering; From lllood I'ollonlng.
Dayton, O., Oct 17. Dr. C W. Qui
lettc, pastor ot Grace M. K. ohuroh,
this city, formerly of Trinity M. E.
church, Cincinnati, is confined to his
home by blood poisoning, which it is
atd was caused by having the skin on
his hands blistered at a tally pulling
church social given recently.
The McKlnUjr Mine Now Union.
Mabsillon, 0., Oct. 17. Wm.Morgan,
District president ot the United Mine
workers of America, has succeeded in
organizing the 100 men employed at
the McKinley mine at Elton. All the
large mines in the district are now in
Gorge.' Ian Ignored.
Spiiinofield, O., Oct 17. The grand
jury, which reported Saturday, Ig
nored tho case against N. J. Gorges,
bapgagemaster, who was charged with
manslaughter. He was accused ol
kicking Charley Wood, a boy killed
at Center street crossing, oft his train.
INTERESTING NEWS ITEMS.
St Marys training school at Fee
hansvllle, lib, burned to the ground
Sunday. The loss Is estimated at 8200,
000. The prince and princess of Wales
have each subscribed W to tho man
sion houso fund for the relief of the
South African refugees.
The German consul general at Cape
Town Issued a proclamation of neu
trality commanding all Germans to
hold aloof from hostilities.
The Free State laager below Van
Recnan's pass is said to be four miles
long and to have at least 12 guns. It
is expected that it will await tha
Gen. Benjamin Harrison and Mrs.
Harrison are now visiting Amsterdam,
D.-lft and The Hague. On October 19
they will dine with King Leopold ot
Belgium, at Brussels.
Luther seminary at Hamllne, mid
way between Minneapolis and St
Paul, was dedicate! Sunday before an
audience of 4,000 people. The dedica
tory sermon was preached by Rev. V.
Koren, general president of the synod.
It Is announced that Referee Tim
Hurst has matched Joe Choynskl and
Dick Moore to meet before the St
Louis Athletic club Monday, October
23. The match will be a twenty
The National bank of Mexico, which
has a capital and sunplus of seme 820,
000,000, Is about to build a magnificent
edifice, probably adopting the plan
now becoming popular, of steel trams
structure with stone facing.
The building occupied by Fowler &
Co., wholeialo grocers, Waterloo, la.,
was destroyed by fire at an early hour
Sunday morning. The loss on build
ing and contents will approximate
8100,000. Insurance 800,000. Origin of
the fire Is unknown.
Conyngham Greene, from Pretoria,
and Consul Evans, from Johannes
burg, havo arrived at Cape Town. Mr.
Qrecno was accorded a magnificent re
ception. A crowd of 3,000 persons who
had gathered sang "Rule Britannia"
and "God Save the Queen."
Ottraer Mergenthaler tho Inventor of
the linotype is seriously 111 at home in
Baltimore. Mr. Mergenthaler has been
ufllicloi with pulmonary trouble for
some time aud for tho last three weeks
has been confined to his bed. He was
born in Wurtemburg, Germany, May
The press of Berlin Sunday points
out at the recent reception to Gen.
Benjamin Harrison he was especially
honored by Emperor William, his maj
esty even disregarding the rules of
court etiquette by seating Gen. Harri
son at the table of honor reserved for
members of the royal families.
The first lot of electric cars of ths
Federal District Street Railway Co.
has arrived at the City ot Mexico from
the United Mates. The electric plants
for tho interior cities where the street
cor lines have been bought by tho
same company, w ill a 1 be ordered from
the United trtnte.
The national debt ot Santo Domin
go is now about 825,000,000 lu gold.
The population is somewhat less than
500,000. It is impossible to get exact
figures as Dominican finances are so
mixed up with the estate of the late
president Hereaux and the government
books have been kept so badly.
Lieut Harry II. Caldwell, Adm.
Dewey's secretary, upon his return to
his home in Qulncy, 111., will be pre
sented with a silver loving cup which
has bren designed in Imitation of the
gold cud presented to Adm. Dewey in
New York. Lieut Caldwell during
the battle of May 1, 1603, fought one
of the Olyrapla's secondary batteries.
Company B, 1st South Dakota volun
teers, arrived at 5 o'clock Sunday
morning, 13 hours later than the ap
pointed time, at Yankton, S. D. In
spite of the delay and the hour of the
day they wero given an enthusiastic,
welcome. Two or three thousand peo
ple congregated around the North
western depot with three bands to
Near Abbott Texas, Adolphus Jones,
a wealthy farmer, Invited a dozen
young people to his barn to see some
thing "unusal and sensational," and
then outfits throat before their eyes.
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