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'r THE EDDY CURRENT. Homo First, the World Afterward. VOL. VII. EDDY, NEW MEXICO, SATURDAY, APRIL 21), 1801). NO. 25. i ROUTED BY THE AMERICANS. The Ineurgcnts In the Trenches Near Cal umpit Made a Stubborn Resistance, but Had to Flee, Tirtorloiu Again, i Manila, April ICdcn. MaoArthur's division fought It way to tlio Filipino 'trendies before Caluroplt ycstorday,ad vnnclng four miles, moitly throuuh woods nnil Junglo and crossing the Dahbng river. This was accomplished at a coat to tho Americans of ilx killed and twen-ty-olght woundod, ttio first South Da kola regiment bolng tho heaviest loser. After fording tho rlvor tho South Dakota men pursued tho Insurgents to tho outskirts, but tho town was found to bo so strongly protected that den. MacArthur doomed It best to with draw tho tired flghtors and go Into camp tor a night's rost boforo making ,the final assault. Tho largest buildings In Cnlumplt 'woro being flrod by tho Filipinos while 'tho Americans woro crossing tho rlvor fully a mllo away, Indicating tho ene my's Intention to abandon tho place. Tho Insurgents scorn to liavo ndoptod a Bottled polloy of rotlrlug from ono iposltlon nftor another attor Inflicting the greatest poselblo dnmago upon tho advancing army. Tho forces yestorday wcro woll drlllod. Every foot of tho ground was tenaciously disputed by tho organized troops, who stood remark ably well even beforo artillery. Tho rapid-firing guns on tho train "opened tho ball" at 11:30 a. m., about a mllo from tho rlvor, their popping alternating continuously with tho boom of tho elx-pounders. Tho Montant regiment and tho Utah (batteries at tho samo time rotlrcd to tho Junglo from which tho insurgents, who woro occupying a largo, straggling vlllogo of huts, poured heavy volloys. In tho courso of an hour tho Ameri cans had forced n paaaago through the woods to tho opon spaco In front of tho rlvor and tho artillery, Immediately on wheeling Into tho open spaco In front tot tho rlvor began shelling tho Filipino trenches, In tho mcantlmo company K, twenti eth Kansas, led by Copt. Uoltwood, per formed ono of tho most brilliant .achievements of tho campaign. Tho rcglmont was being hold In rosorvo and company charged n dlstanco of a Quar ter of a mllo over a corn field to the bank of tho river, near tho brldgo, where tho Insurgents, from n tronch, wero peppering tho armored train, then about 200 yards down tho track, Tho company found sheltor In a ditch. Col, Frederick Funstou called for volunteers to cross tho river, and tho colonel himself, Lieut. Dall, a prlvato of company K and a prlvato of com pany IS, Trumpctor IlarsQold, and Cor poral cFrgiiBon, company I, crawled alone tho iron girders. Whllo this was going on tho men at company K from tho ditch wcro fu sillading tho trenches In tho endeavor to divert attention, but tho Filipinos got rango from a tronch down tho rlvor, and their bullets soon spattored tho water under the strueture. Having reaehed the broken span, tho small but valorous party ot Amer icans slid down the oalsaon, swam a few yards to th shoro and crawled up the bank, the little oolonel leading tho way to the trenches, revolver In hand, whllo tho few remaining Filipinos bolted. Sack. a ljr ft Mob. Victoria, D. C April M, Advises from tho Orient state that a mob In Kongue, Korea, has sacked a Frenoh missionary's rosldenee and carried him off captive. Fresh outrages against tho mission aries hftvo occurred In Shan Tun and Germany has 4nt troops in tho dis tricts uffocted. Chinese soldiers mur dered two or threo Oorraan soldiers In the beginning ot April In the vicinity ot the Klao Chou. The Germans en tered tho village and shot down the murderers. flail. d. Ban Franelseo, Cal., April W. The United States transport Morgan OUy, with Cap! Lombard in command, sail ed for Manila last night with about 009 reerults for various regiments now In the Philippines. She Mso carried a large quantity of supplies for the American forces on the Islands. Frriiii Washington, April 26, The follow. Ing has been rocolvcd at tho war de partment from Gen. Otis: Manila, April 96. Adjutant general, Washington: Hnlo's brigade flacAr thur's division, movod down tho right bank of Qulmgua rlvor yesterday to tho vicinity of Cnlumplt; now Joined by Whoaton's brigade on tho loft bank. Halo encountered flcrco opposition, driving tho enemy with heavy losi, taking his Intronchments In flunk. Halo's casualties woro six killed and twolve wounded. Tho division has now Invested Caluroplt, wjilch will be taken to-day. Lawtdn with part ot his com mand roaches Norzagaray this evening, whore ho will be Joined by tho center column from Uonave. Hxtremo heat, high streams, and bad roads made marsh very difficult. He has not yet met opposition slnee leaving Novnlleh cs, tho onemy retreating In his front. South of and near Manila tho onomy has a forco ot 4000, making domor- titrations dally; oan bo easily taken caro of. It can not communicate "with the north. List of casualties ot day be foro yesterdny cabled to-day. OTIS. With a large war department map beforo them tho members of tho cnbl nct traced the positions of tho Ameri can aoldlors nnd tho Filipinos near Calumplt. Socrotary Alger pointed out whnt was Intended to bo accomplished. Tho secretary Is rather hopeful that the Filipinos will not ba nblo to oludo tho American forces this tlmo. Ho be lieves .that It a .largo part ot Agulnal do's army could bo captured tho term ination of the fighting might bo nxu. A cabinet officer said yesterday ator noon that tho cabinet has at no tlmo discussed tho subject ot tho furturo dis position ot tho Philippines, "It Is tho present that wo aro think ing of," ho said, "and there Is not tho sltghtost Intention ot dovlatlng from tho presont programme. I bellovo It Is tho unanimous feeling of tho cabi net that nothing shall be dcolded as to tho future status of tho Islands until wo havo plaoed thorn satisfactorily un der tho control of tho United States." Ho said that every dollar and overy man nocessary to bring tho Islands un- dor tho domination of this country would bo used. When tho Insurgents have recognised tho powor of tho United States tho question ot their fu- turo status will ha taken up and dis cussed. Stand hf Attorn? a.nral. Llttlo Rocfe.JVrk., April 28. Hon, E. W. Rector of Hot Springs arrived in this city yestorday. It has been stated in Arkansas and Texas ns well that Col. Hector did not agrco with Attornoy Gonoral Davis in tho lattor's constructions of tho statute and that It whs neved intondod that tho law should bo given an oxtra-torrltor- lal effect. Representative Wooten ot Dallas raised this point In his letter to tho trades council ot his homo city. At torney Oeneral Davie holds that an In surance company having relations with a rating board In New York or Lon don oan not do buslnoss In Arkansas. Col. nector lines up with tho attorney general. He said to a reporter: The olear Intent of tho law has been Interpreted by the attorney gen eral and I agree with him. Ills con struction Is clear and logical and In line with the deeislon ot tho courts for 100 years of our history. The re port spread that I did not anticipate the resultant effects of ray bill or fore see this construction ot It is false." A rrot.it. Washington, April 85. Tho German government has entorod n formal pro test against tho languago usod by Capt Coghlan at tho Union League club banquet In New York hut Friday night, quot in Now York last Friday night Tho protest was lodged with Secre tary Hay through tho Gorman am bassador, Horr von Holleben. Secretary Hay replied that tho Ian, gungo appeared to havo been used at n dinner In a olub and so could not bo regarded as an official or public utlor nnco in tho snnso that It would war rant tho statu department In acting, However, tho navy department .was fully competent to take such "Hon an tho case soomed to require V, ith this statement tlio ambassador was con tent for tho tlmo at least and will doubtless nwalt a reasonable- length of tlmo upon tho navy department. Thoro aro soml-olllclal Intimations that the ambassador will not bo muoh concorn himself with tho courso of Capt, Cogh Ian as with tho courso ot tho Unltod States in dealing with Coghlan. The German ambassador stated yostorday that the poem recited by Capt. Cogh lan was "too nasty to bo noticed." Tho Gorman nmbamador iippoared at tho stato department nt noon yes tcrday for the purposo ot making fur thor representations to Secretary Hay, touching tho conduct of Capt. Coghlan so that tho utterances ot Capt. Cogh' Ian at tho army and navy olub, as pub' lishod In Sunday's papor, woro regard' dod as an additional offense An ef fort was mado to ascor'nlu whclhor tho United States government Intend cd to do nnythlng officially In view of siibscquont developments in tho case Sccrotary Hay has not changed his position in any degree Ho doprccatcd tho lack nt tact and the bad taato shown by Capt. Coghlan nnd ho did not hcsltato to lot that bo known to tho German ambassador. Hut ho still held that tho case was ono that re quired treatment by means ot naval discipline only and ono with which tho stato department could not concern It Bolt. Tho Gcrmnn ambassador will com munlcate tho department's views to tho foreign offlco at Dorlln. Tho offl clals on both Mdos rcallzo that this oplsodo may grow Into a very' great sourco ot discord unloss treated dis creetly and coolly, After tho conforonco it was stated In an nuthorltatlvo quarter that thoro was no reason to vlow tho Coghlan af fair In too Borlous a light or as pre senting grnvo International complica tions. Tho meeting, It was mated, hud been mutually agreeable. Tho main foaturo of the stato department con ference was In establishing thntJJor ninny expects tho United States gov ernment to deal with tho Coghlan af fair according to tho gravity ot tho offenso and tho United States In turn gives assuranco that ovory Just ex pectation in this respect will bo performed. Strleklafd'f rats. Palmetto, Ga., April 26. Tho body ot LI go Strickland, tho negro preachef wfio was Implicated In the Cranford murder by Bam Hose, was founud swinging to tho limb of a persimmon tree within a mllo and a quartor ot this plsco yesterday. Doforo death was al lowed to end his Bufferings his cars wcro cut off, and tho small finger ot his J oft hand was severed at the second olnt. Thcso trophies wcro In Palmot- to yestorday. On tho chest ot tho man was a scrap ot blood-stained noto paper attached with an ordinary pin. On ono sldo ot this paper was written: "New York Journal: Wo must pro tect our ladles, 23-09." The other sldo of the paper contain ed a warning to tho blaoks of tho neighborhood. It read as follows: "Deware alt darkles. You will be treated the samo way." Ucforo being flnallly lynched Strick land was given a chnnco to confess tho misdeeds ot which tho mob supposed him to bo guilty, but ho protested his Innoccnco until tho end. Threo tlmca tho nooso was placed around his neck and ho was drawn up oft tho ground; threo times ho was lot down with warnings thnt death was In storo for him should ho fall to confess his com plicity In tho Cranford murder. Throe times Strickland proolalmod his Inno cence until weary ot useless torturing, tho mob pulled on tho rope nnd tied the end around tho slender trunk ot tho persimmon troc. Not a shut was tired by tho mob. Strickland was strangled to death. Tho lynching wax not ac- compllihcd without n dosporato offort on tho part ot his cmployor to savo his life Tho man who pleaded for him Is MaJ. W, W. Thomas, an ex state sonator, and ono of tho most dis tinguished citizens ot Cowota county. Ho did all In his powor to provont tho lynching ot Strickland and did not dis continue his efforts until ho had boon assured by tho leaders ot tho mob that tho roan would bo taken to Jail at Falrbitrn. Ono mllo from whore this promiao was mado Llgo Strickland wot hanged. vrat fjaiualtl.i. Manila, April 2t. Four men of tHo Nebraska rocimont, Including Col. Stotsonburg, Lieut. Sessions and three men of tho fourth cavalry, wero killed and forty-four woundod in an engage ment at Quengua. The Filipinos rotreatod with smalt loss. Tho engagoment dcvoloped Into a disastrous, though successful fight The Insurgents had a horseshoe tronch about a mllo long, encircling n rloc field on Uw edgo ot a wood. Capt Doll with forty cavnlrymen n countered a strong outpost. Ono ot his man wan killed and flvo wcro wounded by a volley. Tho 'Amcrloans retired, carrying their wounded tinder Arc and with great difficulty, bolng closely pursued, tog enabling tho onomy to creep up to them. Capt, Dell sent for reinforcements to rescue tho bodlos ot tho killed cavalry' mon nnd a battalion of tho Nobrnska regtmont under MaJ. Mufford arrived and advanced until checked by volloys from tho onomy a trenches. Tho Amorlcnns lay about 600 yards from tho trenches, behind rlco furrows under flro for two hours, Saveral men woro sunstruck, ono dying from the effects ot the heat s they lay there waiting for the arttl (cry to como up. Flnnlly tho second battalion arrived and then Col. Stotsonburg oamo up on tho field. Col. Stotsonburg, deciding to chargo as the clwapoit way out ot tho diffi culty, led tho attack at tho head ot his rcglmont Ho toll with a bullet In his breast, dying Immediately about 200 yards from tho breastworks. Lieut. Sessions fell with a bullet In his heart, tho bullet striking him near tho picture ot a girl sunpondod by n ribbon from his neck. In tho mcantlmo tho nrtlllory had orrlvod and slielled tlio trenches. Tho Filipinos stood until tho Nohras ka troops wero right on tho trench and then they bolted to tho second lino of Intronchmonts, a mllo back. ContUmntit, Savannah, Ga., April 25. Tho press and pcoplo of this city condemn In un I measured tortus tho horrible lynching of Sam Hoso nt Nownan. Tho Morn i Ing News says: I "Tho lynehliiK will snd ft ttitlll of horor through the rrnllra country. The method of It was In keeping with tho ' spirit of n savage, rather than a civil ized and Christian community. It provokos a spirit that Is llkoly to lead to other crimes." I Tho Press says tho affair "will undo tho work that tho frlon Is ot tho stato havo been doing for years." Slliiourl tttver Up, Omaha, Neb., April 26. The rise In tho Missouri river at this point, which still continues, has resulted in driving COO people from their homes and the nearly total submergence of bottom land territory six miles long and two miles wide. Tho water Is elghteeen Inches deep ou tho bottoms. Water Is In tho lee houses ot Swift & Co, and the South Omaha company, and Is do ing mush damage All the manufac turing plants on the bottoms are flood ed and can not be uaed. The river Is falling above Omaha. Tennessee Copper company, capital $5,000,000, has died Its charter at Trea- ton, N. J. Now Imlnalrl., Baltimore, Md April 25. Tho moat Important announcements last week as roportod by tho Manufacturers' Rec ord, woro as follows: A COOO-splndlo cotton mill, 915,000 Ml , mill atld 120,000 cotton mill Improve Iznent In Alabama; 15000 electric com I pany In Arkansas; J 100,000 cotton mill jln Qeorgla; 40,004 bushel grain olevn- tor, 110,000 woolen Mill Improvement, 125,000 car track and wheel works, $30,000 sugar factory, 936,000 stook yards, 9(000 roofing works In Ken tucky; 915,000 Jewolry company, 300 ton sugar refinery, 9100,000 cotton fac tory In Louisiana- 912,000 waterworks, 96000 novelty factory in Maryland; 980,000 oil mill. 918,000 eleotrlo light and waterworks in Mississippi; $M, 000 oil mill, 910,000 furniture factory. ISOO-splndln cotton mil), 940,000 oil mill, 9200,000 coton mill, 910,000,000 eepper mining company, $100,000 min ing company, 9300,000 raining com pany In North Carolina; 30-ton oil mill 910.000 knitting mill In South Caro lina; 9100,000 drainage company, $100. 000 gas works company, $10,000 stavi mill in Tennessee; $60,000 oil mill, 5000 spindle, iBO-ioom mill nnd $35,000 oil mill In Texas; 22.000-splndle, 729-loom addition to cotton mill, $50,000 manu facturing company in Virginia; $241, 000 drug company, $60,000 oalloo mills, $50 000 oil and gas company In West Vlrfc la. I.T (Inro Way. Ilaccland, Ln April 25. What was thought to bo tho Inevitable has hap pened. Tho loveo gavo way yostorday morning at a point flvo miles below II. L,l .1 .11 I. - - 1. I JIUll'lllUM, Ull 11IU I I'll Ul'BCVIIlllllH Ulllltl oC Dayott Lafourche, on tho upper con fines of tho Clotilda plantation, north of Darker nnd Lane Tho break quick ly widened and nt tho break of day n disastrous crovasso was pouring tho waters of tho bayou over eomo of tho richest plantations, Inundating hun dreds ot acres ot cane and corn and I stretching its grasp In nil directions, (lot lUwnH. Atlanta, Ga., April 3e J. D. Jones, ono ot the eaptors ot Sam Hose oamo to tho olty yesterday and collected $400 of tho reward whleh had been offered for tho man's arrest Ono hun dred dollars was from Jacob Haas ot tho Capital City bank, and tho re mainder was from the Atlanta Consti tution. Tho other rewards offered are $500 from the state and $950 from Coweta county, making a total ot $1350. Dozes containing 10,000 olgars havo been seized at Knoxvllle, Tenn., with alleged counterfeit stamps. Th NathTillc. Natchez, Miss., April 26, The gun boat Nashville, en route to St Louis arrived hero Sunday night Yesterday was devoted to earrlage driving and a luncheon, and last nleUt a grand re ception was given tho offloers by the Prentiss olub, the leading social organ ization of the city. Last evening Commander Maynard received a telegram from Secretary Long Instructing him to stop at as many places as he can whl a going up the river. Mrs. Molllo Walter was burned to death at Menardvllle, Tex., by a lamp explosion, Women Murd.r.d. Murphysboro, III., April 25. The bodies of two women who were mur dered whllo they slopt have been found In the house ot 15. M. Davis, a miner residing one mile from Carber mine No. 0. Tho bodies wore mutilated and blood-stained. The vlotlms are Mrs. Mary IS. Davie and Miss MUlatead, who resided with the family. Sunday afternoon Mr. Davie left for Cartervllle. III. His wife and Mlei Mlllttead accompanied him to tho train. That was the last tlmo they wero Been aiivc. Hunt id for Mtml.r. Newman, Ga., April 21. Sam Hose, the murderer of Alfred Cranford and tho nsaaultor of his wlfo, was burned at tho stake two miles from hero yostor day afternoon In tho presence ot 2500 people Doforo tho torch was applied to tho pyro Hoso was deprived of his ears, flngorn and other portions ot his anat omy. Ho pleaded pitifully for his lira whllo tho mtitllntlon was going on, but stood tho ordeal ot fire with surpris ing fortitude Refare tho body was cool It was cut to pieces, tho bones woro crttthod Into small bits and ovon tho tree upon which the wretch mot his fate wan torn up, and disposed ot as souvenirs. Hoso's Heart was cut In sevoral pieces, as was also hts llvor. Thoso unablo to obtain these ghastly relics direct paid their possessors ox travagant sums for thorn. Bmnll pieces ot bono went for 25 cents nnd a bit of tho llvor orlspoy cooked sold for 10 cents. As soon as Hoso wns seen to bo dead thoro was a tremendous struggle among the crowd which had wltnossed his tragic end to secure the souvenirs. A rush was mado for tho atake. and those near Iho body wero forced against It and had to fight for their freedom. Knives wore quickly pro duoed and the body soon dismembered Ono of tho men who lifted the can of keresono to the man's head Is said to bo a natlvo of the commonwealth' o Pennsylvania. Hose olalmed a colored preaetor named Strickland paid him $12 to do the work. The latter was arrested. Sam Robinson, who has been In Jail at l'aris, Tax., chare! with Mne li plicated In the No Man's Jjnd Hay Meadow maesaere ot 18S8, has been re leased ntfer fifteen month's Ineareera tlon. Col. M. Lewis Clark of Louisville Ky., the noted home rnelnis Juries. elded nt Memphis by shooting himself. Coghtan' rrpceh, Now York, April 21. Cnpt J, D. Coghtan and his officers ot tho United States cruiser Raleigh were entertain ed at tho Union Lcaguo club. Capt. Coghlan, called upon for a speech, said; "Every day we wero with Admiral Dowey wo teamed mora and moro to lovo him and lenrn how tho country's Intorests wero In safe hands and bow ono could do nothing but that which would redound to tho country's credit. Through nil thcso Ions, weary months of waiting and tho most outrageous nagging thnt anybody could suffer wearing him to the very bono, ho hold himself up and ho held us up with him." Then Capt Coghlan told a good story ot hts admiral. "An ofttsor ot our friend, Admiral Von Dtodrloh, came down ono day to mnko a compl ilnt. It was my plcasuro to step out on tho quartor deck Just as ho canio aboard. It was parll'by ac cident nnd partly by design. I heard him tot! tho admiral about his com plaint and I heard tho admiral roply: "'Toll your admiral thoso ships ot his must stop when I say so, I wish to havo the blockado ot this harbor comptote' "Tho Gorman officer replied: 'But we fly tho flag.' "Tho roply ot tho admiral was Just llko Dowoy. Ho said: 'Thoso flags enn bo bought at halt a dollar n yard anywhere' "Thoro wan no tun In that expression ot tho admiral. Ho told tho ofHccr that anyone could fly a aerman Has and that n wholo Spanish fleet might comt upon him with Qorman flags up. Then ho drew back and stroked hla mustache "Ho said: 'Now, toll your admiral I am blockading horo. Noto carefully what I say and toll your admiral that I say It I havo been making this block- ado as oasy for ovorybody as I could, but I am getting tlrod of puorlto work. It has been ot such a character that a man would not notice It, although chil dren might fight ovor it, but tho tlmo hoe como when It must stop. Toll your admiral thut tho slightest Infraction of any rulo will mean but ono thin. It will nlso bo accepted and rasontod Immediately. If your people ara roady for war with tho Unltod States thoy can havo It at any time"' SOUTHERN NEWS. thrown In lllvrr. Wootsey, Ga.. April 24,-The finding of the body ot Miss Pearl Knott In Flint river near this plaeo has reveal ed the perpetration ot n shocking crime. The body was weighed down with plowshares, axes and traoe eiiains, and a bullet hole was discern ible between tho eyes. The coroner's Jury returned a verdlet that the de ceased came to her death from a pis tol In tho hands of George W. Kerlln, a prominent and wealthy farmer of this place. Tho presbytery of Arkansas mot at Datosvlllo. Tho Arkansas Federation ot Worn on'a clubs hold Its biennial sosslon nt Llttlo Rock. Robort Grolwm suicided at Lexing ton, Ky., by swallowing carbollo add, dying In groat agony. Four small girls wcro struck by a train on a trestlo near Rlrmlnghatn, Aln. Two wero killed and tho others seriously Injured. Sovcml tenement houses belonging to tho Virginia Coat and Iron company burned nt Stono Gap, Vn, Two men woro fatally burnod. In a fight near Mlddtosboro, Ky., bo tweon Orccn Howard and John Simp sou, neighbors, Howard was mortally woundod nnd Simpson killed. A. F. May, formerly a member ot the firm of Richardson & May, nt one tlmo tho largost cotton Iwuso In tho south, died nt New Orleans, aged 73 years. J. T. Hnrahan cf Ghloago, vlca presi dent of tho Illinois Contra! railway, and Mis Mary Mallory, a society bello of Memphis, were married In the lat ter olty. The presiding elders and preachers ot the three conference ot the Methodist Itplaeopal church, south, In Arkansas, met at Utile Rwk In the Interest ot the Galloway ooJIk utbacriptletis and the twentieth eenMry fund. After being prttxl twenty-fire miles by the Irate father and brother of Mies Delta Johnson, living near Sewanee Tenn.. that young miss and Charles Iloyil of Chattanooga were riarrled at the last named olty. A coat vein hag been struck on a farm near Greenville. Tex., thirty feet below tho surface Fllnc Illant. London, April 84, The Rerlln cor respondent of the Times, nlvinr thn ,toxt ot the proclamation Isaued Jan. 0 .by Herr Rose. Oerman consul at Apia, ,says: "This moat unjustifiable doeument i "W " - uvi urn nrrr Jimo .IHU Dr. Johannes Tlnffflt fnanman nruU'.n) of the municipality of Apia), but the provisional government alio was re sponsible for the illegal exclusion ot Mr. Chambers from the office of chief Justice"