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Passing Through Marshes of Philippines Toward Bayombong , VllE PROGRESS IS VERY SLOW. MacArtluir's Occupy Six Hours In Trnv- erslng Seven nnd n Half Miles to Go- roil a Nntlto * l.xprcss I'rlcnushlp nnd Kitond Welcome to Our Soldiers ns They I'ush Along. MANILA , Nov. 20. The following dispatches have been received hero Irom correspondents of the Associated Press , accompanying the American ad vance northward : GERONA , Nov. 18. General Mac- Arthur entered Gerona as already ca bled , this afternoon. The Insurgents had fled last Monday , after burning the depot. Nothing else was destroyed by them. Gerona Is the first town along the Manila Dagupan railway line , where the natives did not run at the approach of the Americans. The padres offered quarters In the church and convent. The town has one good house. Gerona Is the seat of heavy English sugar interests. The trip hero was a hard ono and occupied six hours In covering seven miles nnd a half. Most of the tlmo was sepnt in fording a quarter of a mile flood , running out of the Rio Tar- lac. We have no wagons , and pack mules and native bearers carry all our supplies. The natives hero say that Bayom hona was occupied last Sunday by mounted troops , probably General Young's brigade of General Lawton's division. The people here are of a better class than wo have usually found , and they welcomed the Amer icans , as they ovidentlj realize that their agricultural interests will revive. General MacArthur said this after noon : "We seem to be entering a dif ferent political atmosphere. The people ple hero seem to be less attached to Agulnaldo's cause than those in many towns wo have entered on the railroad line. " The command will move northward nt daybreak tomorrow , toward Bayom bong. Gerona wll be garrisoned with two companies of the Thirty-sixth. Immediately on entering Gerona Sla- veii's scouts moved up the track to ward Panlque. On the way they en countered an entrenched party of in surgents , whom they drove back , then entering the town and capturing four locomotives and thirteen cars , as al ready cabled. They learned that 500 insurgents had left the town in the course of the afternoon. "PANIQUE , Nov. 20. General Mac- Arthur's troops arrived from Gerona in the course of the morning. The lallroad beyond this point had been destroyed. The captured railway stock is being repaired to handle supplies. The expedition will go north toward Bayombong , probably today. The sig nal corps is constructing lines with great rapidity. A native courier from Bayombong reports that the American troops left the town soon after they entered , and that many natives re main , though no Insurgents. General MacArthur discovered here Major Joneson , formerly chief sur geon on the staff of the Filipino com mander , General Mascardo. Ho re sides at Bacolor , and is about to re turn there to resume his practice. Major Joneson says that nil respecta ble Filipinos are disgusted with the behavior of the Insurgents and are very glad that the Americans have the upper hand. A continuous procession of refugees Is entering Panlque from the north , indicating the proximity of other "American troops , probably off the rail road lino. These refugees say that the insurgents have not known which way to turn , with the Americans occupying BO many places on the north. fiVE KILLED , MANY INJURED. Wreck on the Omiha ICond Results In Death of Workmen. SIOUX FALLS , S. D. , Nov. 20. Word reaches hero late this evening of a terrible accident on the Omaha railroad near Humboldt , twenty miles from Sioux Falls. According to the meager details which have been thus far received , a party of men wore on a hand car about a quarter of a mile out of Humboldt , when they discov ered a work train in charge of Con ductor Hlgglns backing down upon them , en route to Montrosc. In the work train were a number of flat cars , upon which were a hundred or more workmen , principally Ital ians. The men on the hand car jumped off , leaving the car on the track. When the rapidly backing work train btruck the obstruction the force of the collision throw four flat cars from the track , killing five of the workmen , among them Edward Howard , an American , and Injuring many more. Five more of the Injured arc expected to die. Justice Chambers Dies. WASHINGTON , D. C. , Nov. 20. Chief Justice Chambers of Samoa nas resigned , and his resignation has been accepted for the United States , oi" ) of the three parties to the Berlin treaty , by the president. The resignation , also , will be made to Great Britain and to Germany. The last official act of Mr. Cham bers was the submission of a report upon his administration of the office of chief justice up to his departure from Apia. A Hush for Gold Diggings. WASHINGTON , D. C. , Nov. 20. Postmaster Wright of Capo Nome Alaska , Is In the city In the Interes of postal facilities to accommodate ai expected rush to that district nev spring. Bids have been asked for lam service , probably by reindeer , between St. Michaels and Nome , about 35 ( miles , the present service being only by vessels which touch there lafrc quently. Mr. Wright says that 4,000 people will winter in the thirl y-flvo mlcs or so of the coast , that takes h the Cape Nome coast and that fully 30,000 will be there In the spring. DEFENSE OF LADYSMITII , The Doers Maka n Determined Attack on Kot ember 0. DURBAN , Natal , Nov. 20. The Times of Natal publishes the follow ing : "Tho enemy made a detcrmlnrd at tack on Thursday , November 9. Ap parently all the Boer foices participat ed. Their artillery opened at 4 a. M. , pouring In shells thick and fast upon the British positions , although with no great effect. They adopted the untii- ual tactics of advancing under cover of their to positions on the ridges nnd vopjcs adjacent to those occupied by ho British troops early in the invest ment. "Continuing tholr advance the Boers rcpt up , using every available bit of over. Our Infantry opened with a teady , warm and .accurate fire , which ) eat back the enemy , notwithstanding ho display of tenacity of purpose equal o their desperate stands on previous occasions. The Boor attack was most elaborate on all sides of the town. "Tho main attack was made , how- ver , between the Free State and Now- astle railway lines by n column chief- y of Johannesburg volunteers. A bri gade of King's Royal Rifles corps inado a splendid defense. The Boors were opulsed , but soon rallied and retutn- cd to the fight. Again the British fire , vhich was very hot , forced them to ro- ; lre. They had made a deep trench la rent of the British lines and while withdrawing from tholr horses they eft this unguarded , whereupon the Clng's Rifles , advancing nt double- quick , occupied the trench. "This smart movement was not seen by the enemy , who soon returned with their horses. Carefully reserving heir flro the King's Rifles allowed tlio Boors to advance almost to the edge of the trench nnd then poured volley after volley into the astounded Boer ? , vho turned and fled from an awful hail of bullets , bolting across the open , vhere the artillery of the British pour ed In a terrible and effective shell fire. The enemy lost heavily , falling about 11 heaps. "Meanwhile another section of the 3oers had brought a mortar into ac tion , firing heavy shells. Our guns , concentrating upon it , soon silenced his weapon , the enemy's artillery men fleecing headlong. The Boers then art- 'anced in force with a view of repah- ng the mortar , but our artillery shelled and scattered them right and loft. The fighting was all over at 11 o'clock. GRADUALLY GROWING WEAKER. Vlco I'rlsldcnt llolmrt Shores Signs of Approaching Decay. PATEDSON , N. J. , Nov. 20. Vice President Ilobart passed the greater part of yesterday at the bedroom win dow , at times reading the nswspapers and having Mrs. Ilobart reading to lim. Ho took less food than u&ual. This seems to indicate that his stomach ach trouble has returned. Mr. Ho- jart appeared to be as cheerful as ever and took a lively interest in the topics of the clay as presented in the newspa- icrs. There Is no perceptible chaugo in his condition , but his friends are now not as hopeful as they have been. They believe that the vice president is gradually growing weaker. DURT TO CONFER WITH THEM. Will Talk With Strlklcg machinists nnd Trouble aiay Und. CHEYENNE , Wyo. , Nov. 20. The striking Union Pacific machinists and their employers are drawing near to a settlement of their differences. The machinists now ask for an advance to 331/6 cents per hour , being an advance of 1 cent per hour over present prices , and have withdrawn their demand for an Increase to 35 cents per hour after January 1. President Burt is expected here to morrow , and the men will have a con ference with him. Hoers Concentrate Their Forces. LONDON , Nov. 20 An Orange Rlvor dispatch dated Thursday , November 1C , says the Boers were then concen trating their forces outside of Klm- berloy. According to the latest ad- Uces from Jamestown , there had been no signs of a Basuto rising up to Sat urday last. The Boers have renamed Allwal North , OHeversfonteln , in hon or of their commandant. From Lourenzo Marquez comes a re port that the three German officers , Colonel von Braun , Lieutenant Brute- witz and Lieutonint von Kunzo , have arrived at Pretoria with the intention of joining General Joubert's staff. Woody Is Much Improved. Hiyuard Still Improving. NEBRASKA CITY , Neb. , Nov. 20. The condition of Senator Rayward is better tonight than it was twenty-four hours ago. The paralysis appears to be yielding to the treatment and the patient is able to use his limbs ialrly A\ell. While the senator is still In .1 precarious condition his physician ha not given up hope that ho may getup up again. The distinguished patient Is receiving the best of care and treat ment and ills friends all hope for a fa vorable outcome of the present attack. Killing Closes Pool Itnom. ST. LOUIS , Nov. 20. Judge Clark , of the court of criminal correction , to day , In overruling a motion to squash the information against a dozen book makers , arrested for the violation of the Breeders' law , decided that the btateuto was constitutional. This will result In the closing up of the down town pool rooms , the chief of police having given orders to that effect. Jump In Leather and Hides. CHICAGO , Nov. 20. The Record to morrow will say : All kinds of leathei nnd hides in the United States ant Canada have taken a sudden jump in price because of a general scarcity of the raw and manufactured material , putting the market salmost in a state of panic. In the last sixty days the best grade of oak butts , which are used for belting , have advanced from 30 to 40 cents per pound and the first qual ity of oak solo leather , used in the making of boots nnd shoes , has risen from 34 cents to 38 cents. Jajor Swlgor Discovers the Insurgent Leader is Not Hemmed In , iiS WHEREABOUTS IS KNOWN. American T'orccs Moving on the Chl f- tutu , Who Is nt I'ozarnblo , Northcntt of Snu Jaclnto I'rospocts ot Ills Cap ture Not Uncuuraglng. MANILA , Nov. 18. The latest Information mation as to Agulnaldo's whereabouts comes from Major Swlgcrt of the Third cavalry. Major Swlgcrt reports moving against the rebel general at Pnzaru- blo. blo.This This disposes of all rumors as to Agulnaldo being at Dagupan and hemmed - med in by our forces at Pazarublo 13 outside the line drawn by our troopa. Now York Pozoi ublo , which place the Herald's special cable indicate ? ilia rebel leader now occupies , Is about ton miles from San Jaclnto , lying a llltln north of east from that town. It was at San Jaclnto that the last hard fighting with the insurgents was reported , in which Maier John A. Lo gan was killed while leading a charge. The war department had hopes that Agulnaldo had been caught between the lines of General Wheaton on the coast of the gulf of Llngaycn , and those of MacArthur near Tnrlac. In the meantime Lawton has been pushing up through the interior , send ing his cavalry under General Young far ahead In the direction of Bayon- borg. Two days ago it was reported that Young was but a few miles from the latter point Major Swlgert is a cavalry officer , and , while not absolutely certain , m army circles nt Washington last night , It was believed that he was attached to General Young's command. It therefore seems most probable that ho has swung over westward from the direction of Bayonborg , and con sequently is closing In on Pozorubio from the north. In that event the chances of surrounding the rebel lead er are excellent. General MacArthur , with the Thirty- sixth infantry , a battalion of the Fif teenth infantry , a troop of the Fourth cavalry , several Catlings and a detach ment of the signal corps , has begun his northward advance from Tarlac , which will be continud to Bayomboug , province of Now Ylzcayn. DW1GHT L. MOODY STRICKEN. Recurrence of Heart Tronblo Causes Him to Cancel Kngagcmont. KANSAS CITY , Mo. , Nov. 18. Dwlght L. Moody , the evangelist , who has been preaching hero to thousands nightly In Convention hall , is broken in health and is suffering from nn af fection of the heart. His engagement hero was cut short , and tonight ho is en route to his homo at Northlicld , Mass. , in the care of Dr. Schauffer of this city and Mr. C. M. Vlnlng , teller of the Union National bank. They are traveling In a special car provided by the committee of church men who brought Mr. Moody to Kan sas City , and are going over the Wabash - bash by way of Chicago and Buffalo. It Is admitted that Mr. Moody's con dition Is serious , not critical , though when the evangelist was scon at his hotel shortly before being taken to the railway station , ho expressed the be lief that his condition was not serious. Ho stated that ho was feeling very weak and added : "I have had trouble with my heart for a good many years , but I never felt weak , as I do now. There Is nothing alarming about my condition , I be lieve. " Revolution for Spain. INDIANAPOLIS , Ind. , Nov. IS. Carlos Yensen of Balboa. Spain , United States consul agent and now in this country , at the instance or Spanish commercial interests , to make a t tndy of American manufactures , is hero. He says he looks for a revolution In Spain In a few years. "Tho republicans are too much di vided now , " he said , "to bring about a revolution soon , but they will soon got together and then there will bo an upheave ! . Spain wil see u now era dawning in the near future. The bit terness of the war is dying out and American Industries are being wel comed. " Logan's Hoily to Ho Kxlimncd , YOUNGSTOWN , O. , Nov. 18. Mrj. Joim A. Logan , Jr. , has received a lelcgram from Secretary of War Root , nottlfylng her that he had advised General Otis by cable to have the body of Major Logan exhumed and sent home. Major Webb C. Hayes , a per sonal friend of the late Major Logan , will reach Manila in a few days nnJ orders have boon issued for him to take charge of the body and arrange for its shipment. Mrs. Logan received the following telegram from Admiral Dewey today : "You have the sincere sympathy of Mrs. Dewey and myself In your great bereavement. GEORGE DEWEY. miles Toted. LOS ANGELES , Cal. , Noy. 18. Gen eral Nelson A. Miles was tendered an Informal reception nt the chamber of commerce tonight. General Miles will start east tomorrow on a tour of in spection of the posts in Arizona , Now Mexico and Texas. Taken In Wyoming Land. CHEYENNE , Wyo. , Nov. IS. UK- Governor 0. Vincent Coffin of Connect icut and wlfo Alonzo L. Clark , presi dent of the Nebraska Real Estate & Loan association of Hastings , Neb . and J. B. Cessna and wife , also of Has tings , have arrived In the city for the purpose of foreclosing a mortgage on a tract of hind situated twelve miles south of Cheyenne , and extending south of the Colorado line , in whicl there are about 330,000 acres. 'I he mortgage , was given ns security for loan of ? 94,000 made by the Nebraska company tn 1SS7. STOCK SHOW OF ALL NATJONS. Texas Itniiclinmn Outlines Plan ( or an Intornntlntml Kihlhlt. DE3 MOIN12S , la. , Nov. 18. Colonel D. O. Lively , Bccrclnry of the Fnrmora' congress nnd a. resident of Fort Nrorth , Tex. , was in the city today on liU \vny to Chicago to arrange for an In ternational stock show , to bo held next year In November. Colonel Lively outlined the plan of the proposed show. "What wo propose to give Is an In ternational fat stock show , " ho oald. "It would include only the foou ani mals cattle , hoga and sheep but It would bo the biggest thing of ti.c kind ever attempted. Wo should aim to nmko It as representative a show of that kind as the world's fair was in Its particular line. The coming week the live stock association , embracing the shorthorn , Hoicford and Angiu breeders , will meet. The plan is to ba laid before the members nnd if they approve the arrangements will be made. " DOERS PLAGE DIG GUN. Successfully rut In I'oaltlon on Itulvran Hill In 1'ront of I.mlysmtth. PRETORIA , Nov. IS. The follow ing dispatch has bon received from the Boer camp nt Elandslngate : Ladysmlth has been completely en circled by the Boor forces. Our second big gun was successfully placed in position on Bulwan hill , In front of Ladysmlth. The firing of heavy guns commenced early this morning , with no casualties to the burghora up to the present. Botha has hellographod from the south of Ladysmith that British bat teries opened a heavy flro with big guns and continuously dropped shells into the works around Ladysmith. The Pretoria force was In a tight place , having taken up a position commanded by the British flro , which was so hot that the position became untenable. The big gun , however , saved the sit uation. SAYS A PAN5C WAS AVERTED. Uagc's Action In Huylng Honda Stopped Onmo of the Sharps , NEW YORK , Nov. 18. Russell Sago is quoted today as saying to a news paper interviewer , who asked him what ho thought of the United States treasury's offer to buy $25,000,000 of bonds : "I believe Secretary Gage's action has saved the financial world from a disastrous panic. No ono who has been In touch with business enter prises during the last few months can fall to have realized the stringency of the money market. "The sharps took advantage of the situation. They wore making a rich harvest of it , but the government stopped their game. " ATTACK SULU TREATY. Latter Day Saints 1'rotest Against tlia ring Waving Over 1'oljgamy. SAN FRANCISCO , Cal. , Nov. 18. The conference of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints , Southern California district , just closed here , passed the following resolution : "Wo earnestly protest again the al lowing of our national banner to float over any territory that permits the cacred laws of marriage to bo violat ed , and that wo protest against any person being allowed to take seat in the halls of the congress of the Unlicd States who are knowingly guilty of adultery or polygamy. " SENATOR HAYWARD IS DETTER. I'hyslclan Is 1'nconraged With the 1'ros- pects of Recovery. NEBRASKA CITY , Neb. , Nov. 18. Senator Hayward's condition Irnrj shown marked improvement during the past twenty-four hours. Dr. Whit- ten expresses hlmsolf as being great ly encouraged with the prospects of Lia patient's recovery. The paralysis appear to have been arrested , as the senator was able to use his right 9rm tcday'and to utter a few intelligible sentences , the fiist slnco the beginning of his present illness. Tonight the patlcnt'n pulse Is normal and his gen eral condition Is good. Kchley lion u I'lind Subscription * . WASHINGTON , Nov. 18. At n meeting tonight of the Schley homo fund committee of 100 plans wore adopted , which , when put Into opera tion , will give friends of the admiral an opportunity to contribute to the fund. A number of subscriptions were made and several others announced , including ono of $250 by General Felix Angus of Baltimore. Colonel James U. Barrett was appointed chairman of an executive committee to have charge of the matter. As soon as practicable a committee of twenty-five persons in each state will bo named to ralso sub- Bcrlptlons and In addition the news papers will bo asked to assist in the v > ork. Contracts for Now Cruisers , WASHINGTON , Nov. 18. The board of naval bureau chiefs today do- elded on recommending the firms anil Ihoso whoso bids should bo accepted for the six new protected cruisers. The names are not announced , but they are understood to bo the Union Iron works of San Francisco , Louts Nixon of "Elizabeth , N. J. ; Bath Iron Works of Bath , Mo. ; J. R. Trigg com pany of Richmond , Va. ; the Fore River company of Massachusetts anil Neaflo & Levy of Philadelphia. A Noted Criminal Dead. LEAVENWORTH , Kan. , Nov. 18. Edward Staffelback , a member of the notorious family of Cherokee county criminals , died in the penitentiary to day of consumption , while under sen tence of death. The family , consistIng - Ing of the mother , daughter and two sons , were accused of having commit ted several murders In tholr neighbor hood. The daughter , Cora Staffelback turned state's evidence nnd the three others were sent to the penitentiary The mother was sentenced for twenty- one years and George and Edward to bo hanged , which meant llfo impris onment. Jnmor That Ecor Qammnndor-in-Ohiof Dies hi Midst of n Tight , STRUCK BY A SHELL FRAGMENT Itcport Comes 1'rom flfany Different Quarter * , hut Luck * Conllrinatton Armored Train nt the llocrs' Mercy Half Comimny ot the Durban Volun- Uor mill Dublin ruslloors Aboard Lieutenant Churchill Captured , DURBAN , Natal , Nov. 17. ( Now York World Cablegram ) . And uncon- Irmed rumor Is current hero that General Joubort , the commandcr-ln- chlef of the Boor forces , was killed Friday at Ladyamlth. The story as told Is that the British naval guns suddenly opened flro on n position where the Boera had mounted slego guns nnd that General Joubort , who was standing near the artillery , van struck with a fragment of n shell nt the second shot , the wound being so severe that ho afterwards died. It Is also said that at a Boer council of war , the other generals were anx ious to remove the army to some other point , but General Joubort de sired to capture Ladysmlth first. General James Meyer Is said to have gone to Pretoria , being 111. 111.STUART. STUART. DELAYED MESSAGE FROM CHURCHILL. ESTCOURT , Nov. 13 , 4:35 : p. m. ( Now York World Cablegram Special Telegram. ) ( Delayed. ) About f > UO Boors have arrived at Chloveloy sta tion. They blow up the railway line with dynamite and retired on seeing a mounted infantry patrol and other patrolling bodies. The Boers are reported today to bo ficuth of the Ttigola rlvor , which runs through Colcnso. Reports from Wconen ( about twen ty miles northeast of Estcourt ) Indi cate it is possible that an attack Is intended to bo made upon thin placo. The troops are sleeping here In tholr boots and the utmost vlgllnnco Is maintained , but general confidence prevails that In the grassy ( open ) country any Dutch attack can bo re pulsed. The situation is much clearer throughout Natal. Further efforts to solzo Ladysmith failed , but the Boor heliograph ac knowledged them , saying : "Will bo with you tomorrow. " The British reply was much shorter. WINSTON CHURCHILL. DURBAN , Nov. 17. The armored train , which Is already reported as wrecked and captured , arrived nt Chlevcloy safely , only a few Boors having been seen there. It started back nnd was thrown from the track two miles from that station by an obstruction. The front car was turned ever , the cnomy opening a hot fire nt the same tlmo from a kopje with a Maxim gun and two nine- pounders. They got the range accu rately , hitting the cars nnd locomotive , but did not damage to the vital parts of the latter. The navt.3 gun ntnchcd fired thrice but was then put out of action. | Lieutenant Churchill , with great bravery and coolness ) , which Is de scribed as magnificent , got a party of men to clear from the tracks the over turned cars , nnd finally the englno passed by the wrecked cars at the sldo of the track , the Dublin Fusllcers and volunteers fighting an unequal battle alongside the derailed cars. Three times they drove the enemy back. The wounded men's comrades put them back on the tender nnd finally tlio the angina and tender with the wounded returned. The men who had been loft with the wrecked cars fol lowed the englno and tender down Iho railway line , taking advantage- all the possible cover. It IB hoped that the relief party will assist them in getting safely back. THANK PEOPLE Of CALIFORNIA. IO\MI State ) I2xccntlio Council Grateful for KlndnoH , DES MOINES , Nov. 17. The state executive council today unanimously adopted resolutions thanking the people ple of California and especially of San Francisco , Oakland and Berkeley for hospitality and kindness manifested to ward the soldiers of the Firty-flrut Iowa ie lmont , General Gaga , Adju tant General Seamons nnd Colonel Groves of the goveinor'fl stall , unl extending personal thanks for their courteslses to the soldlcra and mo Iowa party which received them on their return from Manila ; and the good women of San Francloco , Oakland and Berkeley , and uhpeelhl thanks for the care of the sick while the regiment was in San Francisco. EOTOW Over Senator Iliiywnrd. WASHINGTON , Nov. 17. Gieat sorrow row is expressed In Washington over the seiious illno-s of Senator Haywaul and In some quarters , especially nmonn the leaders of currency reform , conster nation is ohown over the posslbllltlej that may arise should an nd Interim senator bo appointed from Nebraska. Chairman H. H. Hnnna of the Sound Money league is especially sollcltloud. as he had hoped that a currency meas ure would pass congress during the coming cession , but with the small mu- jority the republicans have in both branches ho has almost given up Ifopci that anything but a makeshift In the way of currency legislation will bo at tempted. Slmw nnd Sickle * See Knot. WASHINGTON , Nov. 17. Comman der in Chief Shaw of the Grand Army and General Daniel Sickles saw Sec retary Root today. Commander Slmw wanted to urge Secretary Root to mnkn a favorable recommendation In his an nual report for a military park at Fie 1- ericksburg , Va. He was joined in this by General Sickles. The secretary said j ho would make the recommendation , j Commander Shaw also asked Secrelaiy 1 Root to use his Influonfo In having f.i- vorablo action tnkon by the president ns specified by the Grand Army of the Rcnubllc in relation to pcns'ona. I DUfllED IN PACO CEMETEUY. Remains of Mujor Jolui A. Am yty Lnto Comrades. MANILA , Nov. 17-r-Tlio remalni of Major John A. Logan , killed In notion at San Jaclnto Saturday , Wcro burled In Pace cemetery this morning. Many persons followed the body to the grave. Chaplain I'lorco officiated nnd the Twentieth Infantry furnUhod the ci- ocrf , which was commanded by Major Rodman. The pallbgarors wore the captains of the Twentieth infantry. Reports have been received here from General Young dated Humlngam , yesterday. Humlngam is about Ihhty miles civst of San Fabian. Genoial Young Is supposed to have advanced considerably further toward San Fa bian. A correspondent of the Associated Press telegraphs nn account of the rap id pace with which General Young cov ered the road with his cavalry. The Mncnbobo scouts demoralized the in surgents around the low country. A messenger and reinforcements , who were captured , say no town from Sun Jose to San Nicolas expected the arri val of the Americans until a day or two after they actually arrived. Agulnaldo and his government arc said to bo making desperate efforts to escape to Bayombong. The information hero is that he is still In the low coun try. fl Lieutenant Johnson , with troop M , Third cavalry , captured yesterday at San Nicolas twelve barrels containing the wardrobe of Agulnaldo's wife , -iomo personal effects , the records of the sceictary of war and much commis sary and medical supplies. Senora Ag- ulnaldo probably escaped over the di vide , but the secretary of Avar is thought to bo inside the lines. Thomas W. Hayes , a civilian , find Calvin S. Davis of the Sixteenth Infan try , who were hold prisoners by the Insurgents , have been rescued , HAYWAP.D NOT SO WELL. I'lirtlal I'nrnlytils Una But In mid Condi tions Not I'ltvornhlo. NEBRASKA CITY , Nov. 17. Sena tor Hnyward's condition is not much changed from yesterday. His brother , Major 7. U. Hayward Davenport , la. , airlvcd this morning and was recogniz ed by the senator. Dr. Whltton states that the ? ressuro la on the loft side of the brain just over the speech center and extending to the motor center of the right arm nnd leg. These members are therefore without fooling or motion. The pa tient's temperature la 100 , pulse 07 and respiration 23. It bus just been made public hero that Senator Hayward suffered a slight attack of a similar nature In Lincoln on the night that ho was nominated in the icpuhlicau caucus last winter. Ho was hurried to bed b'y his friends and by morning was able to bo up. BRADLEY HAS ALL GUESSING , In rnqucnt Conference With Adjutant ( loner.il of Mllltla. FRANKFORT , Ky. , Nov. 17. Gover nor Bradley has the members of both parties guessing what hand ho will take in the event of a collision between Goobol nnd Taylor over the governor ship. Bradley's close friends say ho will not recognize Goobol as governor if the state board goes behind the or iginal returns in order to obtain for him a certificate of election. The gov ernor himself will not talk , but as ho Is in conference with Adjutant Gener al Collier almost constantly , rumors ot this kind nro worrying the democratic leaders. No governor will bo Inaugu rated December 12 , the date prescribed by law. The law provides that th.i state election commission must not meet Inter than December 4. DEMOCRATIC MEETING. Chairman JOMVM Mentions January U or 1'cbruary 11 UK Date. WASHINGTON , Nov. 17. A meeting of the democratic national commlttoa will probably bo hold in this city Jan uary 8 or February 11. Chairman James K. Jones has settled upon thcsu two dates ns his own choice , and by his Iniitructlons Secretary Johnson has just completed the work of notifying membois of the committee to send by letter thulr preference of the two dato.i sugested by Chairman Jones. At thla meeting the committee will decide the time and place for holding the next democratic national convention. rillpltum Tap Telegraph Wires , WASHINGTON , Nov. 17. Mall ad vices received nt the postal depart ment show that the Filipino Insurgents have adopted a now method of Inter- fciL-ncu with the military telegraph linen. This Is done by attaching a fine copper wlro to the line , running It down the polo or through the foliage of n tree to the ground , where it Is at tached to a piece of iron driven into the earth. This effectively cuts off communication , and is not easily dirf- covered when once accomplished. Report Denied by Andreus. CHICAGO , Nov. 17. Dr. E. Benjam in Andrews , supeilntendont of schools of Chicago , today denied the rt-port from Lincoln , Neb. , that ho had been offered the ehnncclloishlp of the uni versity of Nebraska , left vacant by the resignation of George E. MacLcan Kiat spring. "I have received no such of fer , " said Prof. Andrews , "nor do I contemplate resigning my position at the head of the Chicago public schools. Secretary Long Returning. DENVER , Colo. , Nov. 17. Hon. John D. Long , secretary of the navy , and his wife , who accompanied their daugh ter Helen to Colorado Springs , where flho will remain this winter for her health , left hero on tholr homeward journey over the Burlington route thi3 afternoon. llanquet to Schley. PHILADELPHIA , Pa. , Nov.17. Rear Admiral Schley was given a din ner tonight by the Clover club , prior to Ills departure for , Mouth Amerl.au waters.