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Is the watchword of men and womsn who are
alive and up-to-date. Old-fogylsm and stag
nation are mental death. Nations, cities and
individuals that progress are not afraid to get
out of the beaten path. The aggressive, earn
est, intelligent man or woman is not bound
by codes or dogmas. They think for them
selves, and humanity benefits thereby. As a
class, the medical profession is clannish. The
old school smacks of decay. Bleeding and
blistering died hard, but died nevertheless,
while homeopathy continues to progress, The
great Pasteur was not a physician, yet he
blazed a pathway which thousands now gladly
follow. A few bright, active, progressive phy
sicians, who will not be bound by precsdsnt,
and who have the courage of their convictions,
are doing a great work for ths profession as a
whole. They bslieve that no man or school
has absorbed all the medical knowledge ob
tainable, and when a scientific discovery is
made that revolutionizes a pet theory for the
treatment of disease, are willing to give it *
fair trial and abide by ths results if favorable.
Such a physician Is Dr. L. M. Lander, of
Chicago. Read and weigh the honest words
of this noted specialist:
"Several times during the past few years I have observed tho
effects of Warner's Safe Cure In cases of Kidney Trouble. I found
that the action of the medicine was highly curative In effect, and
that most desirable results followed its faithful uss.
I believe It to be a very fine remedy for Kidney disorders."
(Jan. 20, 1900.) DR. L. M. LANDER.
Dr. L. M Lander is a graduate of tha Imperial
Ceiitral institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
Kiiniiiil Irving: Webster I« Chnrg'ori
With Dm l>t//llnu Moneys From
the Western MaKanine — Another
♦ tun m 11 (Iu<> HoHpitul Scmnl:il
(•urhiini to Be 1< <•« l*«.r of Deeds—
The \e«s of the Mill City.
The Minneapolis police last night arrr-st
ed a man giving the name of E. I. Web
A reward of $25 was offered for the ar
rest of E. W. Webster, who is wanted
for embezzlement. It Is charged that
"Webster would secure payment for sub
scriptions to the Western Magazine, and
then jump his board bill. This perform
ance has been repeated at Preston, Roch
ester and a number of other Southern
Minnesota towns. After a short time
the people commenced to write In to find
out why they did not receive the maga
zine they had paid for.
Mr. De Lestry several weeks ago rin
Webster down and had him arrested in
Chicago, but County Attorney Blgelflw
delayed issuing a warrant, and the chief
of police at Chicago released the man, re
fusing to hold him any longer without the
proper papers.
The specific charge upon which Mr. De
Lestry says he will make his complaint
against Webester Is that of embezzling
A dispatch from Albert Lea, Minn.,
Last fall Edward Irving Webster came
here and commenced working up bimness
for an Albert Lea edition of De Lestry's
Western Magazine, claiming to rtpiesoni
that publication. He took some cash' for
subscriptions to the magazine, and went
away with a good-sized board bill unpaid.
Those who paid never got the magazine,
and the publisher repudiates Webster, al
though he agrees to send the magazine
where money was paid. Webster was
6mooth, and flew pretty high when here,
stopping at the best hotel. He claimed
to hail from St. Paul, where the maga
zine is published.
Held to the Grand Jnry.
Patrick Cunningham was yesterday
<>vVI vld* *mmi
Women can keep secrets, -'/lyirfvl
They often keep secret for fvi^L.V^'i
a long time the fact that •TU/^i^
they are suffering from J*yysfS&(
drains, inflammation, ulcer- l)T\os[)7\
ation, or female weakness. LVml^sjJ>J
But they can't keep the se- $\}]jnw
cret very long, because the oyl\V>^/
hollow eyes, cheeks that
have lost their freshnes9, and lJ£vO"jT'
the irritability which comes TTH^TfZy
from sorely tried nerves, all yH^J^kj
conspire to publish the sto- M^v^YffJj
ry of suffering. The usual I>/^^tx^l
motive for such secrecy, *
dread of indelicate questions and offen
sive examinations, is removed by Dr.
Pierces methods. Diseases of the wom
anly organs are perfectly cured by the
use of Dr. Pierces Favorite Prescription.
Sick women can consult Dr. R. V.
Pierce, Buffalo, N. V., by letter free.
"Your wonderful medicine, ' Favorite Pre
scription,"' writes Mrs. C. N. Anderson, of Rock
bridge Baths, Rockbridge Co., Va., fis a God
send to weak and sickly women, restoring; good
health without subjecting their weak nerves to
the shock of an examination. I was all run
down in health; could not work but a short time
without resting. Was very nervous and had a
■very poor appetite. / decided to wrilt to Dr.
Pietce and state my case, and am thankful that I
did, for I received^a favorable reply. I took six
bottles of ' Favorite Prescription,' one of ' Gold
en Medical Discovery,' and one vial of ' Pellets,*
and I can now work as well as I could before I
wus taken sick. I think Dr. Pierces medicine
the bet* in the world for sick and nervous
given a preliminary trial on the charge
of attempting to take improper liberties
with a ttfteen-year-old girl named Min
nie Schmidtke. He was held to the grand
jury in the sum of $500, and released on
his own recognizance.
Gov. Lind Irges That It Be Speedily
Gov. Lind spoke last night to a lart?e
audience in the chapel hall of the Augs
burg seminary, under the auspices of tha
Students' Historical association.
He lamented the fact that England, th*
great Christianizing country, was at the
present time doing its best to conquer
two little Boer republics in South Africa.
Gov. Lind said that it w;«s wdl not to talk
longer on the Boer subject, as there wa?
another nation not far distant that ,vas
engaged in a 6imilar occupation.
If the United States had finished ihe
Spanish war as it began it, it would
have been the grandest act of a nation
ever performed, and that he hopea the
time would come when the United Slates
would say to the little brown m n of
Asia, "Go ahead, and govern yourselves
tinder our protection."
Hovel Assault on a Deputy Sheriff by
n Woman.
Deputy Sheriff Wall went yesterday
to serve an execution In an action brought
by Harper's Weekly Crub Publishing
company against Laura Brown Johnson,
residing at' 712 East Fourteenth street,
the bone of contention being thirty vol
umes of the World's Best Literature,
which the company sold on the install
ment plan.
On reaching the house he informed Miss
Johnson of his mission and she ordered
him frjm the premises, saying that neith
er he nor all of the sheriffs in town could
take her books. The officer proceeded to
take the books, and he says Miss John
son stabbed him with a long hatpin, after
which she seized a number of the books
and tore out leaves by the handful. The
minion of the law finally got possession
of what remained.
Charged With Defrauding Uncle Sam
of Ten Cents.
The Northern Pacific railroad was yes
terday found guilty in Judge Lochrens
court of having defrauded the United
States government of the sum of 10 cents.
The case was brought against the North
ern Pacific charging it, through its agent,
Frank N. Fairbanks, of having failed to
put a 10-cent revenue stamp on an export
bill of lading.
The jury returned a verdict of guilty.
The case will be appealed to the supreme
court. While the amount in question was
merely nominal, the railroads of the
country are watching the result of the
trial with interest, as it affects them all.
If He Pleads Guilty to Being: a Re
David G. Gorham will probably be
elected register of deeds by the county
commissioners at their meeting this
morning. Three of the five commissioners
have pledged him their support.
The official warrant notifying Register
of Deeds Frank C. Metcalf of his removal
by Gov. Lind for malfeasance in office,
was formally served upon him hy Sheriff
Phil T. Megaarden at 11 o'clock yester
day morning.
Secretary of State Board of Health
Locked Out of Quarantine Hospital.
It developed yesterday that Dr. 11. M.
Bracken, secretary of the board of health,
had been denied admittance to the Min
neapolis quarantine hospital. An investi
gation is probable.
. Tired of Living.
John Grady, a railroad man, -who lost
his lees about a year ago by being run
over by a train, committed suicide Tues
day night by hanging himself with a
trunk strap to a bed post Jn his room in
a lodging house, 1020 Washington avenue
W«« IS'ot itnrued.
Mrs. C. K. Noras yesterday received a
letter from her husband, C. K. Noras,
dated from San Francisco, whom she
heard had been burned to death recently
at Forest City, Ark.
. _^^^^__ m
Cleveland Fraud Cftftca Against Da
vis and Brookcr.
CLEVELAND, O , March 7.—The jury
Jn the case against A'rbert E. Davis and
Samuel G. Brooker, charged with defraud
ing the city In connection with the so
called city hall steals, this afternoon
brought in a verdict finding both of the
accused men guilty. They were employed
as clerks in the public works depart
ment, and were charged with making
out and receiving money on false bills
to the extent of many thousands of dol
O i£k, S3 •£.- i-tt. SC jSk. m
Beans the ' Ttlß WN Ycu Hfjfl Always BougW
IS Ill'.roitTi:» ON THE
Find Is Made at the Depth of Iso
Feet and Shows Solid Mih of
quint* Six «ud a- Half Feet Thick
Between Walla—Former Oirner
Says He Is Not *ur»rl»««i at the
WEST SUPERIOR,. March 7.—A special
from Mine Center states that one of the
richest strikes ever made in Western
Ontario is reported on the Randolph, lo
cated adjoining the Golden Star, three
miles from that place. The mining cap
tain who has been engaged on many of
the mines in Western Ontario, states
that on March 1 the miners took out
more gold that day than any mine In that
section ever took out in the same length
of time. The mining captain also said:
"It is the richest tiling in a mining way
yet uncovered in the Seine river camp."
Huge boulders of the rock were taken
. out. which were fairly peppered with
fine gold—a good indication. The walls
■were seven feet apart and were filled
with six and one-half of solid quartz, the
balance being mixed quartz and schist
and very rich. The shaft is down ISS
feet. Supt. Berger expects to crosscut
from that depth and also start dfifting
northwest and southeast on the vein.
Supt. Flaherty, of the Golden Star,
who recently visited the mine in company
with several prominent mining men of
the district, was surprised at the show
ing, although operating the adjoining
property, and expressed himself that it
was in his opinion the best thing- yet
shown up in the country. It has created
no little excitement in the Seine river
George W. Randolph, who was one of
the former owners of the Golden Star
and Randolph, was shown the report of
the rich strike made at the Randolph
and asked about it. He said:
"I left there several days ago. They
were at a depth of 180 feet when I left.
I am not surprised at the strike, as at
that depth it was looking exceptionally
well and had six feet of solid quartz be
tween the walls, besides additional
schist and quartz carrying gold values.
We have all the confidence in the
Golden Star, but in that property noth
ing ever compared to the showing made
by the Randolph at its present depth.
It has continued to improve from a
depth of seventy feet downward. Some
of the enthusiastic ones are talking of a
combination of the Golden Star and Ran
dolph and the erection of a 100-stamp
mill. The Golden Star has a crushing
and power capacity already for thirty
I 6tamps, but only ten in operation.
"The. Foley is now in full blast and
the Olive, and Golden Star are shipping
bullion out every month. The outlook
for the Seine river camp never was bet
ter, with the Increased mining activity
and the buildings of the new railway
right by our mines.
"We are making big preparations for
travel by way of Tower, and the navi
gation company, of which my son is
manager, Is arranging to take care of
Parole Granted Two Prisoners—
Lighting Bids to Be Considered.
The board of prison managers met al
the prison yesterday, but little bu&lnef-s
came up for consideration aside from the
customary routine of auditing accounts
and allowing bills. Two paroles were
granted. The miscellaneous cash receipts
of thy prison for the month of February,
as reported to the board by Warden
Reeve, aggregated $113,5Gr>.19, of which
amount $111.4X6.82 was for sales and col
lections on binder twine.
In the district court yesterday Judge
Crosby finished the hearing of the action
of A. T. .ienks vs the estate of Martin
Mower, and the next case taken up la
that of O. Coles vs. A. T. Jenks and
James Mulvey, to compel the defendants
to file an assignment and foreclose a
Secretary Jackson, of St. Paul, and Mr.
Rich, of Red Wing, members of the state
board of corrections and charities, W er«
in the city yesterday and inspected
Washington county's new jail. Mr. Jack,
son said it was one of the best lalls in
the state and that residents of this county
could feel proud of the new structure,
which is in decided contrast to the old
The board of county commissioners met
again yesterday and spent a greater part
of the day in examining applications foi
abatement of penalties and correction of
assessments. The board will meet again
this morning and will pr baby be In seai
sion until noon.
The city council will meet In committee
of the whole this afternoon to consider
the proposition made by the Stillwater
Gas and Electric Light company for
lighting the city. The council will also
consider two ordinances referred to a
committee of the whole.
In the case of Charles Walquist vs.
Lena and John Nelson, Judge Wllliston
has filed a decision decreeing that the
plaintiff is the owner and entitled to pos
session of a disputed strip of land In this
county. Plaintiff is also given judgment
for his costs.
Oscar Christopherson was killed yes
terday at Sutton's camp, near Barker,
Minn. He resided at South Stillwater
and the remains will be brought here for
Laundry at the St. Peter Institution
Totally Destroyed liarlj Yesterday.
ST. PETER, Minn., March 7.-(Special.)
—The St. Peter state insane hospital was
visited by a disastrous fire early this
morning, but one which, fortunately, was
unattended by any fatalities. The fire
started in the drying room of the laundry
and spread rapidly to the adjacent build
ings, used respectively for the electric
lighting department and the sleeping
apartments of the women employes. The
latter had narrow escapes, leaving in
their nightclothes, and were hardly out
side when a terrific explosion occurred,
caused by the overheated water in one
of the mangles of the laundry.
For &ome time the main building, occu
pied by the patients, was endangered,
and had this caught fire a frightful holo
caust must have occurred, similar to the
terrible fire of 1880. But inasmuch as the
connecting building, the new kitchen, is
of absolutely fireproof construction, this
danger was averted. After working sev
eral hours the city and hospital1 fire de
partments got the conflagratien under
control. The loss will be about $40,000,
covered by Insurance.
Another Move In the Matter of the
McClellan Estate.
PIERRE, S. D., March 7.—(Special.)—
The supreme court tonight granted a pre
emptory writ of mandamus ordering the
circuit judge of the second circuit t? In
quire into the matter of disqualification
of County Judge Wilkos to act In the
matter of the appointment of an ad
ministrator In the McClellan case It,
which rival claimants are fighting fcr
property at Sioux Foils. If the conten
tion of the applicants for the writ is bus.
tamed by the evidence the whole matter
will be thrown wide opan again and the
appointment of an administrator by
Judge Wilkes is null and void.
. Appeal in Rollins Case.
REDWOOD FALLS.March 7.-(SpeciaJ.)
—Judge Webber's decision in the case of
Patients from all parts of the Union come to the famous State Electro-Medical Institute for treatment, and are positively and per
manently cured alter all else failed. Having ability, experience and an established reputation fc r RELIABILITY, the
25peciaiists of this Institute will not accept any case for treatment unless they can GUARANTEE A CURE.
Blood Poison, Lost Manhood, Impotence Gonorrhoea, Emissions, Catarrh, Strictura, KyJracele, Weak Organs, Piles
Write fiSSSftl StfSSiaaß aSSS»JB^JS»Sffa Kef ©fp n^ « ***** — Leading Business Men of the cty.
at tbe office have be«n cured AT HOME by our special treatment. " ttl* B I>B «*Bi**« 3 Open Ba.m.toß p. m. Sundays, 10 a. m. to 12:30 p. m.
State ElectiM>"Medii;al Institute^
PermanentCy Loeafed at 381 Henn^ln Iwe. } Cer. Third Street, Kinntapeli*, Minn, THE 0N% T E E^ cIRSS!i^ WSTU
the State vs. Lester Rollins, refusing to
grant a new trial, has been appealed to
the supreme court by D. A. Stuart, who
was retained to continue 'the case.
A meeting of the Republican county
committee has been called to take place
on March 14, when the orders of the
state Republican committee for the hold
ing of couraty conventions will be carried
No Smallpox at Northfleld.
NORTHFIELD, March 7.'— The business
men of Northfield held a mass meeting
today and passed a strong resolution, re
questing the board of healht to raise the
quarantine at once. ; The. board decided
to comply with the request, it has b;-en
proven that the cases which were sup
posed to have been smallpox were not
that disease at all, and there is no small
pox in town. ;- ; ■
Dates for Party Conventions.
HASTINGS, Minn.,. March 7.—(Special.)
—The Republican city convention will be
held here on the 23d inst., and the prima
ries the preceding evening. The Demo
cratic city convention wnl be held on
the 2Cth inst., and the primaries the pre
ceding evening. <
Be Bmet. S. D.—The De Smet roller
mills were destroyed, completely by flre
yesterday. Damage, $25,000.
Hammond, Minn.—Mr. and Mrs. N,
Shouweiler are receiving congratulations
cover the arrival of a ten-pound boy on
March 4.
Dell Rapids, S. D.—This place is to
have a new church to be built by the
Lutheran society. It will be of stone and
will cost $7,000.
Moorhead, Minn.—The Congregational
church will have a new edifice, plan 3
having been adopted"'and $3,000 raised at
a meetlnr held Tuesday night.
Bird Island, Minn.—At a special school
meeting $7,500 of bonds were voted for
the purpose of securing money with which
to build an addition to the schoolhouse.
Madison, S. D.—A new saloon ordinance
providing $100 fine and thirty days' im
prisonment for selling liquor without a
permit, was given its first reading at
Friday's meeting of the city council.
Rochester, Minn. Rev. F. F. Arndt
arrived last night to assist Rev. H.
Hensel in his protracted meetings, which
will continue this week every evening at
7:30 p. m., and afternoons at 2 o'clock.
Madison, S. D.—Farmers hereabouts
are interesting themselves in a rural de
livery mail route. Postmaster Mease in
forms them that routes not less than
twenty-five miles long can be arranged
for one -hundred families or more.
Waseca. Minn.—The Silver Lake cream
ery in Wilton township was completed
last week and commenced receiving milk
last Thursday morning. It is said to be
one of the most modern and best
equipped creameries, in the county.
Waseca, Minn.—Mrs. E. A. Hanley, of
this city, has leased the "St. Louis hotel
in Winona. The building is now under
going repairs, and as soon as .these are
completed she will go to Winona to take
possession, which will probably be not
later than April 15th next.
CLEVELAND, 0., March 7.—News was
received from Havana, Cuba, of the
death of Thomas J.i Mooney, of the firm
of Mooney Bros., of this cl.ty. Mr. Mooney
had tone on a Southern cruise for the
benefit of his health and had been absent
for about a month. Hia-death occurred
at sea. while one day out from Havana.
Mr. Mooney was welj known in New
York city, having been buyer for his firm
for years.
NEW YORK, March 7.—Dr. John Fried
erichs fifty-seven years of age, founder,
publisher and editor of the American-
Swiss Gazette, of .this city, died today.
man Shaw, father of Gov. Shaw, of lowa,
died at his home here last night, -aged
eighty-four years.
SANTA BARBARA, CaL.March 7.—Mrs.
Duryea, of Portsmouth, N. H., widow of
the laite Gen. Henmanns Barulee Dur
yea, died at her winter residence in this
city today, after an illness of two weeks.
BURLINGTON, 1 0 ., March 7.—C. W.
Rand, a wealthy capitalist of Burlington,
died at Riverside, Cal., last night, where
he went for his health. Mr. Rand was
prominently identified with the lumber
business of the Mississippi valley.
Another Wreck Victim Dead.
KANSAS CITY, March 7. —W. R.
Vaughn, the Cincinnati newspaper man
who was injured in the Missouri Pacific
wreck at Independence, a week ago, died
at the University hospital today, after an
operation on his arm. This makes four
deaths as a result of_the wreck.
Bnried In Arlington.
WASHINGTON, March 7.—The remains
of sixty-six soldiers, who died In Cuba,
were buried at Arlington" cemetery today
with military honors. The bodies of
about 800 soldiers whp died in Cuba now
rest in that nlstoric_spot.
Wealthy New Yorker Kills Himself.
NEW YORK. March 7.—Conrad Anel
man, a wealthy retired produce mer
chant, fifty-five years of age, committed
suicide tonight at his Jiome in Brook
lyn, by shooting himself in the head.
He had suffered from nervous prostration
for months. '_
Secretnry Hoot in Cuba.
HAVANA, March • 7.—Secretary Root
arrived here at 8 o'clock this morning on
board 'the United States .transport Sedg
wick. Gov. Gen. Wood and all the di
vision staff and tltfs department of Ha
vana staff escortedj%he party ashore.
PostofHoc j&aud Order.
WASHINGTON, March 7.—A fraud or
der was issued tonfey by the postoffice
department againstft. X>k Bass; the Union
Teachers' AgGncleigot. Jlmerica and the
Bureau of Civil SdPiice Instruction.
Remember that name when'you want a
delicious, appetizing, nourishing food
drink to take the place of coffee. Sold by
all grocers and liked by all who have used
it. Grain-O is made of pure grain, It aids
digestion and strengthens the nerves. It
is not a stimulant but a health builder
and the children aa well as the adults can
drink it with great benefit. Costs about
% as much as coffee. 15c and 25c t>er
package. Ask your grocer for Graln-O.
Continued From Firs* Page.
It cannot he the Boer game to be beaten
In detail. Their only chance is to collect
the bulk cf their forces for a decislvo
battle. If they have not enough men to
stand up to Lord Roberts, their case is
hopeless. It begins to look, indeed, as
If my original estimate of the strength ol
the enemy's forces, about 50,000, were not
far wrong. In that case the game is up,
for they must have lost 10,000 of the
original 50,000. The escape of the Boei
forces yesterday, however, Is most dls.
appointing. A good general is not satis
fled with the retreat of his enemy. He
wishes to destroy them."
Will Visit Ireland for First Time-
Since Death of Prince Consort.
♦v,LO^™ ON> March 7—At no time since
the Diamond" jubilee has the queen
been so conspicuous an object In the
present mind as she is tonight. This
promises to be even more strikingly the
case tomorrow. Her majesty's visit to
London for a drive in semi-state from
Paddington station to Buckingham pal
ace would be sufficient in Itself to create
great public manifestations of loyalty,
but the announcement this evening that
for the first time since the jubilee she
will tomorrow drive from Buckingham
palace along the embankment to St.
Paul's cathedral and back through Hol
born and Picadilly to St. James is bound
to make tomorrow a gala day in the an
nals of London. Beyond all this is the
announcement of the queen's intention
to visit Ireland for the first time it Is
sad, since the death of the prince con
sort. This is regarded as one of the most
remarkable acts of the queen's life. No
minister of the crown has ever dared
to suggest such a remarkable undertak
"The trip," said a well informed official
this afternoon, "is the spontaneous sug
gestion of the queen alone, and the en.
thusiasm it is bound to create when
known in London tomorrow is impossi
ble to estimate. It is a wonderful proof
of her majesty's intense devotion to her
poeple and her sacrifice in making a trip
at such a season of the year is renewed
evidence of the keenness "of her mind in
selecting the proper act at the proper
DUBLIN, March 7.—Earl Cadogan an
nounced the queen's Intended visit this
evening at the drawing room. The new»
had been promptly telegraphed by the
various news agencies and was already
known among the city, causing much
good feeling. Her majesty's visit will
be of a private character, such as she
is in the habit of making periodically to
the South of France. It will probably
extend for more than a fortnight. Her
last visit was in 1861.
Winston Churchill* Graphic De
scription of a Battle.
LONDON, March 7.-Writing of a
modern action, as judged by the hard
fighting that preceded Spion Kop, Win
ston Churchill says in the Morning
"Modern action is very disappointing
as a spectacle. There is no smoke, ex
cept that of the bursting shells. The
combatants are scattered, spread over
a great expanse of ground, concealed be
hind rocks, clad in neutral tints. All
the bombs and magnificence of Omdur
man, the solid lines of infantry, the
mighty dervish array, bright with flash
ing spears and waving flags were ex»
eluded. Rows of tiny dots hurried for
ward a few yards and vanished into the
brown of the earth. Bunches and clus
ters of brown things, huddlied among the
rocks or in sheltered spots. The artil
lery unlimbered and horses hlden in the
sheltered places, were scarcely visible.
One shell in miniature, through field
glasses, a great wave of infantry surge
forward along a spur and disappear be.
hind a crest line. The patter of Mauser
rifles swelled into a continuous rumbling
like a train of wagons passing over a
pontoon bridge, and presently the wave
recoiled, the minute figures that com
posed it squeezed themselves into cover
among some rocks, a great many groups
of men began carrying away black ob
jects. A trickle of independent drops
dispersed itself. Then we groaned.
There had been a check. The distant
drama continued. The little distant fig
ures began to move again, little active
forms moved about among the rocks.
Then the whole wave started again, full
of impetuousity, started forward and
never came back again. And at this
we were all delighted, and praised the
valor of our unequaled infantry and
wished we were near enough to give them
a cheer."
Monliix'n White on Subscription* to
Maine Fund.
WASHINGTON, March 7.—Mr. Mon
tagu White, the representative of the
Transvaal in the United States, today
authorized the following interview:
"My attention has been drawn to the
appeal for funds issued by the committeo
of the American ship 'Maine.' I have
not the slightest wish to check the gen
erosity of those who are desirous of re
lieving the British sick and wounded in ■
South Africa, but though it may seem
somewhat superfluous, I deem it my duty
to point out that as the Boer lines are
some three to five hundred miles inland
the suffering Boers are not in the least
likely to profit by the charity of the
'Maine,' even supposing that those re»
sponsible for the undertaking really de-
Bire to extend their care to the republl-
can belligerents. I, therefore, feel com
pelled to request all those who ar»
anxious to assist the Boer sick and
wounded or the widows and orphans to
send their subscriptions to me, or any
of the properly constituted organizations
which are collecting money for that
Stop-the-Wair Meeting: in Edinburgh
Broken Up.
EDINBURG, March 7.—A "stop the
war" meeting, admission to which was
regulated by ticket, was held in this city
this evening. Notwithstanding this a
large body of university students secured
possession of the hall. It is Bald thai
several hundred of theso gained admis
sion by counterfeit tickets, r.nd the audu
ence became so unruly that the doors
were barricaded. James Kyrie Hardie.
secretary of the Independent Labor
leaguo, endeavored to speak, but to no
purpose. The other speaker, Mr. Cron
Wright-Schreiner, was outside. The
meeting was thereupon abandoned by the,
promoters and a rush was made for the
platform. The police used their batons
and a free fight ensued. Numerous ar
rests were made.
A gentleman whose identity has not
been established was severely handled
outside the hall by the crowd under the
impression that he was Mr. Cron Wright.
Schreiner. He fainted, fell and was
trampled. Ultimately he was rescued,
insensible, by the police.
The students finished the anti-peace
demonstration by parading through the
principal streets.
President Steyn Talks of Horrors to
LONDON, March 7.—Mr. A. G. Halles.
correspondent of the Daily News, who
was captured by Boers Feb. 9, and re
leased a few days ago, at Bloemfontein,
telegraphing from Sterkstroom, Sunday,
"While 1 was a prisoner at Bloemfon
tein I ha-J an Interesting interview with
President ,Steyn. Ho said the burghers
were determined to fight to the last man,
and that the struggle in the Free States
would be child's play compared with
what would follow in the Transvaal.
"President Steyn predicted that the
capitulation of Pretoria would be pre
ceded by events that would astonish
Europe. He appointed a deputy presi
dent to remain at Bloemfontein during
his absence at Pretoria in the interests
of the Free State."
Queen Orders It Worn on St. Pat
rick's Day.
LONDON, March 7.—An army order is
sued tonight announces that the Queen
has, ordered that in future on Bt. Pat
rick's day all ranks of her Irish regi
ments shall wear as a distinction, a sprig
of shamrock in their head dress, to com.
memoFAte the gallantry of her Irish eol
diers in the recent battles in South Af
Mafeklng Garrl*on Living: on De
cidedly Short Rations.
MAFEKING, Feb. 19.—Horse meat now
composes a considerable part of our ra
tions. There is little grumbling. The
first pinches of the siege Is over and the
town has settled grimly to stick It out.
What may be typhoid malaria has brok
en out In the women's laager, and dys
entery, due to the absence of vegetables,
Is rife among the garrison.
St. Louis Street Car Fniploji's Pre-
Nent Their Cnae.
ST. LOUIS. March 7.—The demands of
the employes of the St. Louis Transit
company were presented to General Man
ager Coleman today, in accordance with
the resolutions adopted at the meeting
Tuesday night. They were presented by
a committee acting in the Interest of the
employes of the company. Mr. Coleman
assured the committee that the resolu
tions would be placed in the hands of the
board of directors of the transit company
and a preliminary answer In the form of
a statement as to when the company
would be prepared to give a definite and
final answer would be forthcoming as
Boon as possible.
The board of directors was in executive
session all afternoon and far into the
night, but arrived at no conclusion. It
is expected that a definite answer will be
given to the employes at 10 o'clock to
morrow morning.
Schooner Hood Missing?.
T*ROVIDENCE. R. 1.. March 7.—The
three-masted schooner W. P. Hood, bound
for this port, is reported to have foun
dered on or after Feb. 22. The Hood left
Baltimore Feb. 7 laden with about 1,070
tons of coal for East Providence. It
m INFANT POOP. Gordon'a Condensed WJlIk Co., Now York B
took fifteen days for her to reach Dela-
Xen^T Kba" WhGre She WM laat
Virulent Smallpox Raging «v lllmU
County, MtM»l*«lppl.
JACKSON, Miss., March 7.-An official
report made to the Hinds county board
of supervisors today reveais an appalling
state of affairs In the Jonesville neigh
borhood in the southern part of the
The community is literally honeycomb
ed with smallpox of the most virulent
and loathsome form, and during the past
six weeks nearly 100 deaths have oc
curred. On some days the death rate
has been so large that it was impossible
to secure coflins, and rude caskets were
made from rails. Whole families have
been wiped out of existence, and of sev
eral large families only one or two chil
dren are left. Many of the patients who
are now In a critical condition are with
out medical attention, and dying at the
rate of from three to five per day. The
death rate exceeds 75 per cent, and the
entire lower portion of the county is de
The board of supervisors will make an
effort to check further spread, and at its
morning session caite blanche was given
the physicians to purchase supplies
and medicines. A bill for forty-three cof
fins, used within the past two weeks, was
Report of Gem Kxpert on Their Pro
duction In. America.
WASHINGTON, March 7.—George N.
Nunz, the gem expert of the geological
purvey, has substituted his annual re
port on the production of precious stones
in the United States for ISHit. He reports
an increased output of sapphires in Mon
tana, and the discovery of a fine blue
stone that afforded gems up to three
carets in weight. Beautiful sapphires of
various colors were discovered in Grant
county, Montana. The total value of
gems produced last year was $185,770, a
gain of $21,850 over the previous year.
Diamonds in the value of $3uO were pro
duced in the United States.
Fnll of Iron Plytng Futility Injure*
Two Men.
NEW YORK, March ".—A bundle of
iron piping which fell from the window
of the sixth floor of the rear of H. C. F.
Koch & Co.'s department store. -m West
One Hundred and Twenty-fourth street,
today Btrock two men who were unload
ing a truck at the curbstone below. They
died within a short time. The dead men
are Walter Welsh, a driver, and his help
er, John Connors, both living in Mutt
ST. JOHN'S, N. F., March 7.-Messrs.
Bond and Morris, the chiefs of the Lib
eral factions, have compromised Jtheir
differences, united forces and formed a
government, absorbing the Morlne wing
of the Winterite party, who baited from
the Conservative ranks a fortnight ago
and upset the Winter ministry. The Bond
cabinet is likely to be announced on Sat
urday, Mr. Bond taking the premiership
and the portfolio of finance, Mr. Morris
the portfolio of justice, Mr. Elie Dave the
department of fisheries, Mr. Norwood
the post of colonial secretary, and Mr.
Augustus Harvey the leadership of the
council, or upper house. The other posi
tions have nut yet been filled.
Anxiety for Overdue Ship.
HAVRE, March 7.— The anxiety in re
gard to the overdue French line steamer
PauiHac, which sailed from New York
Feb. 5 for this port, is Increasing. The
officials of the company express the hope
that" the Paulllae, with her machinery
damaged, I'as merely drifted out of the
route of the trans-Atlantic liners, and
is trying to reach port linger sail.
Siiuar Worker* Idle.
NEW YORK, March ".—Thp one thou
sand employes of the Jersey City sugar
house of the American Sugar Refining
company, who are now laid off, were told
this morning that they would not be
needed for an Indefinite period. The
American Sugar Refining company has
decided to keep the Jersey City plant
shut down for several days more and
probaly for weeks.
Special Rate Announced.
HOUSTON. Tex., March 7.-The South
western passenger bureau has authorised
a rate of one fare plus $2 for the trans-
Mississippi commercial congress, which
meets In Houston April 17 to 21. tickets
to be on sale April 13 and 14, limited to
twenty-one days. This rate will apply
from all states nnd territories west of
the Mississippi river.

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