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ESTABLISHED JTJiNE 1J ) , 1871 , OMAHA , 3T11IDAY MOBBING , 2OVJ32HBEB 37 , 1800 TWELVE PAGES. COPY JTIVE CEXTS. DEATH OF JODBERT Rumor that Boer Commandcr-in-Ohiof Dies in Midst of Battle. STRUCK WITH FRAGMENT OF A SHILL Bepoit Comes from Many tcrs , but Lacks ' ARMORED TRAIN AT THE BOERS' MERCY Half Company of Durban Volunteers and Dub'.in Fusileers Aboard. r LIEUTENANT CHURCHILL IS CAPTURED Sou of Ilic lnte I.o r l Unmtolph Churchill nitiplnjN Much CoiirnKO in ( he SUlrmliih with the hue my. ( Copyright , 1S9D , by PrcsH Publishing Co. ) DURBAN. Natnl , Nov. 13 , 10:30 : p. m. ( Now York World Cablegram Special Tele gram. ) An unconfirmed rumor Is current hero that General Joubort , the commander- In-chief of the Boer forces , was killed Fri day nt Ladjsmlth. The slory as told Is that the British naval guns suddenly opened flro on a position where the Boers had mounted siege guns nnd that General Joubert , who was standing near the artillery , was struck with a frag ment of a ehcll at the second shot , the wound being so severe that ho afterwards dlod. It Is also said that , at a Boer council of war , the other generals vvcro anxious to remove - move the army to some other point , but General Joubert desired to capture Lady- bmlth first. General James Meyer Is said to have gone to Pretoria , being ill. STUART. llelajod MenNiiKe from Cluirclilll. ( Copyright , 1K0 , by Press Publishing Co. ) ESTCOURT , Nov. 13. 4,35 p. m. ( Now York World Cablegram Special Telegram. ) ( Delayed. ) About COO Boers have arrived nt Chlovclcy station. They blew up the rail way ling there with dynamite nnd retired on seeing a mounted Infantry patrol and other patrolling bodies. The Bocra nro reported today to be south of the Tugela river , which runs through Colenso. Reports from Wccnen ( about twenty miles northeast of Estcourt ) Indicate it Is possible that an attack Is intended to bo mndo upon this place. The troops hero nro sleeping In their boots nnd the utmost vigilance is maintained , but general confidence prevails that In the grassy ( open ) country nny Dutch nttnck can bo ro- pulbed. The bltuatlou Is much clenrer throughout Natal. Further efforts fo sclzd LadysmlCh failed , but the Boer heliograph acknowledged them , eayltig : "Will bo with you tomorrow. " The British reply wa-j'much ahorlor. WINSTON CHURCHILL. At Merey of the lloern. DURBAN , Nov. 15 , 10:33 : n. m. The arm- trod train , which Is already reported ns wrecked and captured , arrived nt Chlevoley safely , only a few Boers having been seen lliere. H started back and was thrown from the frao\ two miles from that station by an obstruct.a. ! ! The front car was turned over , the enemy opening n hot flro nt the same time from a kopje with a Maxim nnd two nlno-pottndcrs. They got the range accu- rntoly , hitting the cnrs and locomotive , but Sid no damngo to the vital parts of the lat ter. The naval gun attached fired thrice , but was then put out of action. Lieutenant Churchill , with great biavcry nnd coolness , which Is described as magnifi cent , got n party of men to clear from the tracks the overturned cars , nnd flnnlly the engine passed by the wrecked cars at the eldo of the track , the Dublin Fusileers and volunteers fighting an unequal battle along side the derailed cars. Three times they ilrovo the enemy back. The wounded men'B reminded put them back on the tender and finally the cnglno nnd tender with the wounded returned. The men who had been left with tbo wrecked cars followed the englno nnd tender down the railway line , taking advantage of nil the possible cover. It Is hoped that the relief party will assist them In getting back safely. The Boer llro was so soveio that telegraph wires and poles were torn down nnd the cnrs wcro hit continually. The Boer guns were posted on kopjes , covered with brushwood , nnd the slmrpslicotem wcro hidden In dongas nnd behind boulders. Lieutenant Churchill remained with the retiring party nnd nn nmbulnnco trnln whlih went out leturncd with only ono wounded man. The doctor In chaigo of the trnln got to the Boer lines , lint wng Informed the other wounded could not bo recovered without Jottbcrt'H orders. It Is reported that few men of the retiring party urilved In camp at Estcourt. Lieu tenant Chut chill Is still missing Over One I In nil roil .Mlnnln . LONDON , Nov. 16. Special dispatches Jrom Estcourt estimate the wounded and missing of Iho armored train nt from 100 to 150. The missing Include Cnptnln Hnldanc. It IB hoped that some escaped over the veldt and will return to Estcourt In a fe.v days , 1IIK PlKht at I.iul > nmllli. ESTCOURT. Nov 16. 10 a. m. A nils- etotmry , n native , but a reliable man , who arrived hero jcstcrday from LndyBmlth , re ports that n big fight took place there on Friday , November 10. He says that volun teers went out In the early morning nnd drew the enemy from their positions on to a flat , where the regular troops , under Sir George White , outmnneuvered them , by out flanking the Boors , administering n defeat with great loss. " TAKE THEIR DEFEAT TO HEART Solillem llciaoan Their llclp- leN I'reilleanient Surrender or Annihilation. LONDON , Nov. 16. The Times' Durban Nrrcspondent , under date of Sunday , No vember 12 , evening , savs. Chaplain MatthowB errlved hero today , Ho testifies to Iho sploalld defense of the Royal Irish Fuslleora faad the Gloucester regiment ignlnst an overw helming force of Boers , who held positions on tlireo sides of the British troops. Retirement on the fourth eldo was Impossible , ns the way was too precipitous , ind surrender was the only alternative to innlhllutlon , us tha liners were on the point of opening a shell flro upon them , U was pathetic to hear Iho Fuslleers bo- nonnlng their misfortune , several , with tear. Jul , cyc , saying : "Fnthw , I would rather bava been ehot than tlila. " Commandant General Jouhorl ordered Pather Matthew b' release on condition that tie aoblst tbo Boer wounded , but afterward euutormanded , the order and the chaplain was taken with the other prisoners In wagons twenty miles to Wnschbank , where he , with the rest captured , was placed on a train for Pretoria. The Boers have few tents and nro thought to bo suffering severe privations. While In Pretoria Father Matthews under stood that President Kruger was about to visit Natal to encourage the burghers there. Many empty trucks have been Bent to Natal , but the Boers declare these are to bring the Ladysmlth garrison to Pretoria. CHURCHILL CAUGHT BY BOERS Ilntiilollih Cluirclilll Ilnn > ot Ilc- kli > lliilte 'XeviN of Cnn- > f Her bon. ( Copyright , IsS by 1'rcss 1'ubllshlng Co. ) LONDON , Nov. 10. ( New York World Ca- blcgram Special Telegram. ) I conveyed to Lady Handolph Churchill tonight the in formation contained In the dispatch from Cstcourt that her son , Lieutenant Winston Churchill , a newspaper correspondent , had been captured by the Hoers In an engage ment of an armored train at Chlcvcloy. She said : "It Is not certain he has been captured. His valet has cabled me that It Is believed ho has been , as he had not returned. The cable was dated yesterday nnd received by mo tonight. I am terribly anxious about him. He Is f o reckless and seeks danger so eagerly. I am momentarily expecting fur ther news , but nothing has been received , even nt the war office " The World's dispatch makes It clear Lieu tenant Churchill had rushed Into the fray , aa In the famous charge of the Twentieth Hus sars nt Omdurman , though In this Instance ho Is supposed to bo merely a war corre spondent and non-combatant. If captured fighting , ho will be treated aa a prisoner ot war and held for exchange , but other wise ho probably will bo released In n couple of da > : . His mother evidently fears he may have been wounded 01 worse , though she shrank from saying so. Such a ter mination to n career EO exceptionally full of promise would bo universally deplored here , aa Lieutenant Churchill Is regarded as ono of England's men of the futuro. FIND NO BOERS AT COLENSO Armored Train Make * TMO but Meets with > o ESTCOURT , Natal , Friday , Nov. 10. Even ing The armored train returned from an other trip , on which Colcnso was reached. No Boers were seen. On Its way back the train picked up a native runner at Frere , carrying a number of letters , who had been searched by the Boors , but had In some manner managed to keep his documents from falling Into the hands of the searchers. This runner stated that Ladysmlth was bombarded on Thursday by six -poundors , ono shot from which struck tiling's store. The British big naval guns weio'stlll silent when ho left. Little damage was done by the Boer bombardment and there "were few casualties. The runner further said that the Boers intend to visit Colenso tomorrow. ESTCOUnT , Nfttal , Nov. 12. Evening Another reconnaissance was made by train today with a" company of the Border 'regi ment on board , but nothing noteworthy occurred. ' , , . * * / , / & * " $ $ It Is 'reported oh gdod > nufhoilttjr that a. largo party of Boers traveled from Colenso to Chlevcloy and then branched to the west In the direction of Labuschayno's farm. Another party of Boers Is reported to have visited Bloy's farm , south of the Tugela , wrecking the household. All the troops attended dlvlno service toforo noon. Guns were heard In the direc tion of Ladysmlth early this morning. The armored train on Its return reported that the Boers have blown up the line be tween Colenso and Chlevelcy. Not much damage was done , but a small culvert was destroyed. Every day lessens the chances of the Boers j coming further. Kalllrs report that a force | of from 400 to 500 Boers with wagons la j ! I going In the direction of Colonso. This Is said to bo the foraging party previously I sighted. The Kafilrs also report that General - i . oral White's cavalry has had an engagement ! with the Boers at Bcster's station. The re sult Is not known. I Reports from Ladysmlth just received glvo a few details of the occurrences of Wednesday , November 8 , when the Boers' shell fire was Increased during the after noon. It Is asserted that they appeared to deliberately aim at the convent , where there were only the sisters and the wounded. The building was hit twice , In spite of the Geneva flag fl > Ing. The Boers attempted a demonstration against the western defenses , but It was never serious. The groups appearing nt long range wcro easily scattered by the flro of a machine gun. The total British casual- tics during the briskest bombardment were three men , though some- damage was done lo cattle nnd property. The flro of the Boer i guns has been ciratlc , but n trifle wearing through the contlmnl bombardments The Boer positions are from 6,000 to 8,000 yards distant A Kaffir from the Tree State laager reports that General Weasels , who commanded when the British force surren dered nt Nicholson's Nek , was hit during a recent reconnaissance. The British garrison cheered the news. The Boers have sent In 400 Indian coolies from the Dundee coal fields , doubtless with the object of assisting to finish our food. Armored Train nt Iliiem' .Mere ) . . ESCOUHT , Natal , Nov. 15 An armored train having on board a half company ot the Durban volunteers and a half company of | the Dublin Fiislleers , steamed lo Chleveley early this morning. On Its return It was shelled by the artillery of the Boers , placed i j In four positions Two trucks In front of the engine left the rails , toppling over. While Iho train was thus helpless the Durbans and Ditbllns faced the Boers In bkirmlshlng or der and the Boers poured shot and shell I Into the crippled train. The derailed trucks were with great difficulty removed and tha line was cleared , when the engine nnd tender steamed bark. During this juncture Lieutenant Winston Churchill of the Fourth Hussars and son of the late Lord Randolph Churchill dis placed much courage , as nluj did the driver and fireman. H Is feared Iho Dub- llns nnd Durbans fared badly. A Red duns party has gone out. ovim .V\TAI , . to Durban Kxiirexiiliiur Ai- lirrcltitlon of C'oiinlr ) ' * Courxe. DURBAN , Natal , Jlondav. Nov. 13 Gen- ctal Hlldyard has arrived here. Ho brought u ino&ago from General Duller expressing his high appreciation of Xntal's course through out the crisis and admiration for the way the volunteers nnd colonial forces fought , A correspondent In Zululand reports that many of the Doora who fought at Dundee are now quietly plowing nnd that nothing will indtito them to return to the battlefield. Moat of the guns In position around Durban are being withdrawn and nil fear of u Boer attack and nil panto huvo disappeared Theio Is no confirmation of the report of General Joubcrt's death. BANKING SYSTEM GROWING omptroller Dawes Mokes Public Some Interesting Figures. GREAT INCREASE IN NUMBER OF DEPOSITS Aternnc Amount in Credit of Knelt lciu > xlt r .Vino liivrcnMlnur .11 ore Tliiui lloitlilun 111 Toil Vcnrn. WASHINGTON' , NOV. IG Charles a DaWcs , comptroller of the currency , haa Just made public the results of the Investigation which he has made Into the number of loans nnd deposit accounts , rates of Interest and resources of the combined banks of the United States In the years 18S9 , ISO I and 1SOO. la collecting this data nearly 110,000 reports from banks have been examined nnd com piled. The Investigation Into number of loans nnd deposit accounts nnd average loans anil deposits Is the first e\er made covering the United States , cither In reference to the national s > stcm or banks other than na tional. The results of this Investigation In- dlcato a magnitude of banking resources nnd n rate of growth In number of deposit nccotinto which Is unparalleled In the flnau- chl history of the \\orld. The comptroller states that the results for the combined banks are carefully esti mated upon the bisls of ratios found to exist Iri the reporting banks nnd that they may bo regarded as substantially accurate. Ho Is careful to call attention to the fact that the number of deposit accounta and loans given In his figures must not be con fused with the number of depositors and borrowers , since the same Individual liny have loans nnd deposits In several banks , each of which would make , a separate report to the comptroller. While , therefore , the actual number of borrowers and depositors Is much leas than the number of loans nnd deposit accounts the growtl In the latter IB ovldenco of the general grov'th In the num ber of Individual depositors ri il borrowers. The general deductions frorttho Investiga tion covering the last ten yeaiM arc given by the comptroller as follows : rt DetlnelloiiM from the Upturn * . 1. That the number of Individual deposit ors In the banks of the United * ites 's ' con stantly Increasing , ns lndlcntcdtv the regu lar Increase in the number ely > cposlt ac counts of the combined bnnkfs' systems , estimated na follows : July l.yolt * ! . 7-201 banks leportlnii. 0,703,071. July 1 ; , , O.GOS bmks reporting. iW ! 1,766. June . to 1.0,75. ! banks reporting , 11.4J2.C3C. Thcney. tetl grand total for the jeur ISM ) ' _ ion banks reporting niul statistics ! ii nimen reporting banks obtained from t , c , jls to the commissioner of lnterna ( bPeolae | , shows 13,153,871 deposit accounts name of 2"That eel < lnE fo , That there Is n demand from for the use of the greater proportiv. " > peared deposits of banks und while the of Kee of Individual borrowers is Increas. . . . depositors greatly outnumber the tf eisoi ors and the Increase In the numLirotb ' borrowers Is much leta than the Incrci.-n . the , number of depositors , as ' " ' - dlcatcd I ) } ' the rate of Increase " "n the number of loans estimated ns follov/s : July 12. 1SS9. 7.20J bunks reporting. 2.1SS.541 ; July 18 , ISM. 9.50S banks icportlng , 2.990.CDI ; Juno SO , 1S9J. 9,732 binks reporting , 3,911,664. The estimated grand total tor the jear 1S90 , Jwiedxupoji banks reporting nnd statistics aa'tojjnotv-repot ting banks obtained from 'ttti ' wurna to the commissioner of Internal irfin6nifefeUUv5jfiOirr.sr.21o uii In 12.S01 hanlctc Jvr Hvth"11rovvth oC the banking cysttjmi" ' Is being characterized by a gradually le > - enlnfr rate of Interest charged on loans : I That ii gradually lessening rate of In terest Is being paid upon deposits. Aternne of Deposits InereiixeM. 5 That , considering the large clientage of national and savings banks , the average deposit of the Individual or corporation Is slowly Increasing. . . . ( i That the average size of the loans , all classes of banks considered , has not varied much In the last decade. 7. That the growth In the aggregate of In dividual deposits hi1 ? been as follows : July 1. , 1SS9 , 7,20.1 banks reporting , $3,770,410.- 402 : July IS , 1891 , 9 SOS banks reporting , JI.G51 211,302 : June 30 , 1S99 , 9,732 banks report ing , $ C.7GS,03S,3G1. The estimated grand total for the joar 1699 , based upon binks report- Ing and statistics as to non-reporting banks obtained by tax returns to the commissioner of Internal revenue , Is $7,513,851,301 In 12,801 banks S That the growth In aggregate loans has been as follows : July ] - ' , 1SS9 , 7,0.'T banks .repotting , $ .1,475,272202 , July IS. 1891. 9.503 binks reporting , $4USoOC9 412. June , .TO , 1S99 , 9,7" . ! l.ankH reporting , $3,1C7S13G10 The ostl- m ited grand total for the > ear 1S99 , based upon banks reporting and Btatl tlcs as to non-reporting banks obtained from tav returns - turns to the commissioner of Internal reve nue , Is $5,751,407,610 In 12,501 banks. THURSTON AND HIS POEM \cliriiHl.u Senator IleuleN That "The White HfiMe" WIIM Written to MlNii I'lirmim. WASHINGTON , Nov. 16. ( Special Tele gram. ) Senator Thurston , who has taken good naturedly the newspaper challlng about his poem , "Tho White Rose , " decidedly obJects - Jects to the unauthorized announcement that It was written to his fiancee , Mis ? I'urman. He says It was a vouthful effusion , written thirty or nioro jcars ago , and ho solemnly aflltnifi that ho discarded the poetical role more than n quarter of n century since. Indian Commissioner Jones has decided to modify the plans for the asylum for Insane - sane Indians , to bo constructed at Canton , S. D. It was the Intention of the commls- nloncr to ask congress for additional funds to complete the Institution on the plans prepared , but It Is not thought any moro funds could be secured for this purpose. Iowa postmasters appointed : X. W. Chap man , nt Bristol , Worth county ; Nlcholla Peterson , nt Meroa , Mitchell county ; A. U , .Wilson , at Mlllncrvllle , Plymouth county ; J. J. Hutton , at Kay , Appanooso county ; 0. II. Tolllngcr , nt Shopard. Union county ; L. K. IJIgler , nt Wadena , Fayetto county , and W. S. Arastutz , at Wanota , Davis county. South Dakota : I. A. Tilloy , nt Virgil , ncadlo county. An order was Issued today establishing a postolllco at Hey , Sully county , S. D. , with Albert I , I'ock pctimnster. LARGE OFFERINGS OF BONDS I'lirrluihcH lit Thro * SiihlreiiNiirleN the I'll Hi I > n > , I'ailer ( IiiKe'N Offer , UlKMIIll tO If ,11 11,1)110 , WASHINGTON , Nov. 1C , Up to the hour of closing the department this afternoon Secretary Ongo had received reports from three suhtrcasurlcs on the purchase of bonds under the secretary's offur. These wen > New Vorl. , J2.894.200 ; Baltimore , $19,000 , and Cincinnati , $28,700 , making : i total of $2- 941,000. These figures are rather higher than expected by the oflleluls , although they looked for high offerings on tha Ilrst day. NKW YOHK. Nov. 1C. The Evening Post aavs. It was learned this afternoon tint a well-Known bond house of this cltv will sell the government a largo blook of bonds ag gregating in value from $0,000,000 to $10- 000,000 In a fovv dava. Arrnngemeiittt , It Is bcllcvivl , have been practically completed for the transaction to that the ( raster will bo practically completed , A representative of the house declined to go Into particulars , but admitted the plan would probably go through. Kstimatcs vary as to the amount of cash that would bo released In this city lu tbo cuao ot a &o\erumcut purchase. Some authorities thought * 12f 10,000 would be re- leneol to local Imnkfl orfn rceult , while others thought $10,000,000 vvoul repreacnt the as- elstanco felt. Local banks , U Is theft ht , Tvlll not to any considerable extent ficll jjuelr bonds. They only hold now $ SOO,000 Bro and clear , and would not bo likely to ] disturb Bocurltlon held to take advantage of the government's offer. A prominent banflcr eild this even ing that the governments offer to purcha B bonds had rut an end to' the possibility of gold Imports. SHAW AND SICKLES SEE ROOT true Secretary to JInlte I'nvornhle Itecotiiiiteiiilntlon for Military 1'nrk tit WASHINGTON , Nov. 16. Commander In Chief Shaw of the Grand' Army nnd General Daniel Sickles taw Secretary Hoot todny. Commander Shnvv wanted to urge Secretary Hoot to make a favorabloYrccommcndatlon In his annual report for A'mllltnry park at rredorlcksburg , Va. Ho was Joined In this by General Sickles. The secretary said ho would make the rccommundatlon. Com mander Show nlfio asked Secretary Hoot to use his Influence In having "favorable action taken by the president ns fipcclflcd by the Grand Army of the Hcpubllo In relation to ' pensions. g CROP REPORT % LEAKS OUT .Neil York Cotton ' Kichnnttc Com- Unit I'rHntu FlrniH Cut Olllclal Acv n'I' r t. WASHINGTON , Nov. 10. Secretary Wil son of the Agricultural ( cpartmcnt Is In- \cstlgatlng the complaint ! of'tho Now York Cotton exchange that \\o \ epeclal cotton crop report Issued Tucsdn ; Tras In the- hands of private firmn before reached the cx- change. The secretaryJ UiBclf was absent at the cabinet meeting w&Jn the report was IsBiicd , and ho , therefore had no personal knowledge of thb occurreve. Superintend ent Hyde of the statistical division said to day that the regular tclegfophlo summary of the cotton report was eenRns usual Novem ber 10. Usually the detailed report made up a few days later sis not , , telegraphed , but owing to an important tatomcnt It con tained this month It wasj deemed best to have It oent to the Cotton exchange by tele graph $ In the report of the lOtlt the .department placed the told crop estimate At an out side production of O.GOO.OMrbalcs. In the supplemental report It wnsexplalncd ! * that this estimate was baaed upon the fact that the experience of pas ycar.s had shown that the actual crop cxcee'ded the department's estimates , nnd addqd that the report on actual conditions In "tho handa-of the de partment Indicated , a crop of lees than 9- * 000,000 bales. < f ? This supplemental report was sent to the two telegraph companies 'for transmission to the exchange at 11:65 a. m. The secre tary of the exchange wrote Mr. Hyde that it did not reach the exchange until 2:45 : , al most three houil later. jOno of the tele graph comimnleitfbere reported that the re port was oKered to Now York immediately upon'Its W'elpt , but it being unusual to receive J supplemental report New York re- fuse& lq true It Immediately meantime a correspondv'iit of ono ot the financial tnona agencleSJn evv York had heard ot the rc- porj.'ffndltolcgrnphed Its , t.ubslanco to his jVtjnc MJlj heLother Companyreported to , the 'department , that the -j'l/iviti waa trans- mittcd Immediately. Why It did not reach Its destination on time , ns alleged , Is not known here. Mr. Hyde has written to the secretary of the exchange explaining all the facia so far as the department Is concerned. BIG DEAL FOR BROOM CORN Union Ilrooin .Supply Company Will ho oil < ) v\a Mnet-Fl e 1'er Cent of the Market Supply. CHICAGO , Nov. 16. The Chronicle to morrow will say : Negotiations are nearly completed for the transfer ot the broom corn of five big local concerns to the Union Broom Supply company , the so-called trust , that was organized two months ago under the laws of Indiana. By the acquisition of this stock , It Is claimed , the corpora tion will own 93 per cent of the market sup ply. The price to be paid for tbo 2,000 tons of broom corn which the Chicago con cerns possess will reach $500,000 , or $250 a ton. It was the. . story of the deal that caused the delegates to the convention of the Broom Makers ot the United States and Canada to empower their executive commit tee to call n meeting at any time soon to meet any rise In price that Is expected to follow the latest move of the trust. Coupled with the announcement that the trust was arranging for the purchase of the stock owned hy the local concerns , It was the Intimation that the Union Broom Supply - , ply company soon will enter the field of making brooms Itself. TWO MEN TO TRY MOLINEUX It Taken .Noarl > Unllre Tlilril Day of the Trial to .Seeure Tv > o .Men for Jur > . NEW YORK , Nov. JG. Two of the men who are to try Roland B. Mollnctix have been obtains. ! . It took nearly tha entire third day of the trial to nccompllah this result. The men nro Matthias L. B. Martin , a retired btookbroker , formerly a member of the Stock exchange and still n member of the Consolidated exchange. Ho Is about 65 and married. The other Is William G. Post , recently retired from tbo confection- cry business. Ho Is married. It la Interesting to note that seven tales men were excused becaubo they had con- eclentlous scruples on Iho subject of capital punishment , three wcro dlbquallflcd bc- causa of a lack of general Information or Inability to speak English perfectly , one because ho had compunctions of conscience concerning the consideration of circumstan tial ovldenco and ono because his duties as a policeman entitled him to bo excused , The trial will be resumed tomorrow. PROHIBIT BODILY PUNISHMENT AH HeNiilt of Death of Ten-Veilr-Olil Illunehe Mppolil KIIIINIIN City llouiil AtloplN .N4v lliile. KANSAS CITY , Mo , , Nov. 16 , As a result ot the recent death In Morseuchool of Blanche Nlppold , 10 years of ngc , duo to convulsions , following a mild slapping ad ministered by the teacher , the city Board of Education tonight adopted u rule absolutely prohibiting any bodily punishment In the school room , such as shaking , Jerking , shov ing or pushing about. The old rule which permitted corporal punlchmcnt of Incor rigible children , nfter notification of their parents , still stands. This rule provided that such punishment shall not be In the presence of the scholars and must bo wit nessed by a principal or two other teachers. CnlMnx WliiH i > t I'rliiinrleN , BOSTON. Nov. 16 Complete returns of the vote at thu democratic primary election for muyor held jmterdny nivo General Patrick Cijlllns 108 of the 291 delegates to Iho coming convention. BURIED IN PACO CEMETERY Remains of Major John A. Logan Laid Away by Late Comrades. CHAPLAIN PIERCE OFFICIATES AF GRAVE Twentieth liifnntry Vnrnlshr * the I'xi'ort , t'oimitiiiiilpil hy Mnjor lloil- ninii , with Cniilnlnn f Sump nit MANILA. Nov 16. 7.15 p. m The re mains of Major John A. Logan , killed In action at San Jnclnto Saturday , wcra burled In Pace cemetery this morning. Many per- eons followed the body to the grave. Chap lain Plerco ofllclated and Twentieth In fantry furnished the escort , which was commanded - mandod by Major Hodman. The pallbearers were the captains of the Twentieth Infantry. Hcports have been received hero from Gen eral Youug , dated Humlngam , yesterday. Humlngam Is about thirty miles east of San Fnblnn. General Young Is supposed to have advanced considerably further toward San Kablnn. A correspondent of the Associated Prc telegraphs an account of the rapid pace with which General Young covered the road with his cavalry. The Maccabcbo scouts demoral ised the Insurgents around the low country. A messenger and reinforcements , who were captured , say no town from San Jose to San Nicolas expected the arrival of the Ameri cana until a day or two after they actually arrived. Agulnaldo and his government are eald to be making dceperato efforts to cscapo to Bnyombong. The Information here Is that ho Is still In the low country. Lieutenant Johnston , with Troop M , Third cavalry , captured jesterday at San Nicolas twelve barrels containing the wardiobo of Agulnaldo's wife , fcome personal effects , the records of the secretary of war and much commissary nnd medical supplies. Sonora Agulnaldo probably escaped over the divide , but the secretary of war Is thought to bo Instdo the lines. Thomas W , Hayes , a civilian , nnd Calvin S. Davle of the Sixteenth Infantry , who were held prisoners by tbo Insurgents , have been rescued. Colonel Wessels captured at Tayug sev eral hundred thousand pounds of rice , 7,500 pounds of salt , 1,500 pounds of flour marked "Dajton , Ohio , " 2,500 pounds of sugar , 1,300 new uniforms and hundreds of thousands of Mauser shells. The names of Lieutenant Gllmoro and seven of his men w'cre found written on the walls of the convent of San Qucntin. The garrisons of all the towns surprised resisted feebly. General Whcaton has not > ct ap peared. AMERICAN FORCE ADVANCES OtlH Cnhlen .Move-moat * Luwton Uunhle to 31o > c ln WASHINGTON , Nov. 16. General Otis to day cabled the War department as follows regarding the situation of the American ad vance In pursuit ot Agutnaldo : "MANILA , Nov. 16. During thirty-six hours four and one-half Inches rain ; still raining north. Lawton's telegraph line not beyond San Jose ; last dispatch evening nth reported capture many supplies , transporta tion , north and east ot San Nicolas and our troops moving flora Humlngam and Tayttq j west on Urdanetu , where Insurgent force was reported. Law ton has abundant sup plies , subslstonce , forage nnd transportation at San Isldro and Cabanatuan , but unable to move it. MacArthur has railroad between Bambam and Tarlac in operation live miles , road south of Bambam being reconstructed ; removed rails found north of Tarlac. Mac- Arthur sends four battalions nnd one troop of cavalry forward to Gerona today ; advance from Allaga at Victoria five miles north of east Tarlac. OTIS. " noobcvni/r TO .MUS. IO < ; AV Sll > M Major IOKiin IieiiA eH 1'rlecleHN I.eiruey of Hero'n Dentil. YOUNGSTOWN , O. , Nov. 16. A mass meeting of citizens will bo called and a committee will bo appointed to meet nnd escort the remains of the late Major John A. Locan from Chlcaco to this cltv. Mrs. Logan received the following message of sympathy from Governor Hoosevclt to day : "Please accept the deepest and most heartfelt sympathy of Mrs. Roosevelt mid myself. Your husband has left to his chil dren the priceless legacy of n hero's death. "THEODORE ROOSEVELT. " .NatIv < - Meilleitl lt > ] iiirtiiu-iit III Manila. WASHINGTON , Nov. 16. Recent mall ad vices from Manila received by the War department , show that General Otlu has es tablished n medlo-Iedlo-lcgal department In Manila , In charge of two Filipino physicians , Don Jose R. Hidalgo and Don Gregorlo Slnglan. An emergency ward and dissecting room has also been established for post mortem examinations. The department is to bo subject to the orders of the supreme court and the tribunals of justice in the city of Manila. I'lllpliioM Tail Telejfrnph Wlri'M. WASHINGTON , Nov. 16 Mall advlcea re ceived at the Postal department show that the Filipino Insurgents have adopted a new method of Interference with the military telegraph llnce. This Is done by attaching a fine copper wire to the line , running It down tbo polo or through the foliage of a tree to tbo ground , where It Is attached to a pleco of iron driven Into the earth. This effectively cuts off communication , nnd Is not easily discovered when once accom plished , nplilemlu In Luzon. WASHINGTON , ' Nov. IC.-Chlcf Surgeon Woodhull at Manila , under date of October 12 , sends Surgeon General Sternbcrg the fol lowing : "A sharp nnd ( julto general epidemic of dengue has prevailed In Luzon for some months past nnd It appears to bo spreading to tbo south. There have been few really Bovoro cases. " Dcnguo la a species of fever with con tagious eruptions , It H rarely fatal. Tranxporl Memle SallH. NEW YORK , Nov. Ifi. The transport Mcailo , with the Forty-third United States volunteer Infantry on board , sailed for Ma nila today. The Meade attempted to get awny on Tuesday , but stuck In the mud at Its dock , The transports Senator nnd Ben Mohr sillied for Manila UI'H ' nfternoon with the Forty-fifth Infantry on board. Coliiinlilil HetiiriiM from Manila. SAN FRANCISCO , Nov. 16. The United Stales army transport Columbia has arrived hero from Manila , via Nagasaki , Eight gov ernment employes constituted the entire pas- ecnger list , no Elck or discharged soldiers being aboard. The voyage was uucvcntful. Mote Colored .V.lillrrx , CHICAGO , Nov. 16. A special to the Record from Austin , Tex. , says. The tc- cent conflict between the colored soldiers stationed at Fort Mclntosb , Tex. , and the CONDITION OF THE WEATHER I'orccnit for Nebrnskn Clear niul Cooler ; Westerly Winds. Temperature nt Uninlin jesterilnjl citizens of Laredo hns aroused such a bit ter feeling against the soldiers on the. p.trt nf the Mexican population of Laredo that the Wnr department has ordered the gar- rtson to bo temporal lly abandoned niul the troops moved to Fort Sara Houston nt San Antonio. The colored troops stationed nt Kort Rlnggold , Te\ . , will also bo sent to Tort Sam Houston. .Marietta KeiieheM I'ort Said. TOUT SAID. Nov. 16. The United Slates gunboat Marietta has arrived from Gibraltar on Its wnv to .Manila. CARACAS , Venezuela , Nov. IS The United States war ship Dolphin has arrived at La Qunyra. PARTIAL PARALYSIS SETS IN Senator HnjAvnrd' * Condition a MlKht Cliiiuuc for the Wornc Hln llrother Arrliei. NEBRASKA CITY , Nov. 1C. ( Special Tol- cgram.Senator ) Haywnrd's condition to night Is not much changed from yesterday. Ills brother , Major 13. B. liny ward ot Daven port , In , arrived this morning and ws recosnl/cd by the senator. Dr. Whltten states that the pressure Is on the left side or the brain just over the speech center and extending to the motor center of the right arm nnd leg. These members are therefore without feeling or motion. The patient's temperature Is 100 , pulse G7 nnd respiration 23. It has just been made public here that Senator Hay ward suffered a slight attack ot n similar nature In Lincoln on the night that ho was nominated In the republican caucus last winter. Ho was hurried to bed by his friends and by mornlag was able to bo up. WASHINGTON , Nov. 10. ( Special Tele gram. ) Great sorrow is expressed In Wash ington over the serious Illness of Senator Hajward and In some quarters , especially among the leaders of currency reform , con sternation Is shown over the possibilities that may arise should an ad interim esnator bo appointed from Nebraska. Chairman H. II. llanna of the Sound Money league Is especially solicitous , ns ho had hoped that a currency measure would pass congress during the comlnu session , but nlth the small majority the republicans have in both branches he has almost given up hope that anything but a makeshift In the way of cur. rency legislation will bo attempted. DEBS' RAILWAY STRIKE ECHO Tent Suit Urouftht hy I'einmj Ivniilu Itallroail AnaliiNt Cook Coiinty for DnmnKCH hy PI re. CLEVELAND , O. , Nov. IR Sev'e * * ) Cfeve- Innd cltl/chs were subpoenaed In the test pult brought by the Pennsjlvanla railroad against Cook county Illinois for damages by flro sustained during the strike several years ago. f The Cleveland officials are brought in the case through William Inglls , alias Bloom , who was arrested hero In 1807. on the charge of firing the Kelly block. 'Bloom ' feigned In sanity so well that ho was finally committed to the city Infirmary. Ho escaped from that institution soon afterword and has never been heard of since. When Bloom was first arrested here , he said In the presence of several city of ficials , that ho was a deputy United States marshal In Chicago nt the time of the railroad strike and started the flro that * destroyed thousands of cars and other prop erty. The Pennsylvania company will try to attempt to prove that Bloom started the flre that dcstrojed Its property and that ho was not insane. SHOOT DEER FROM A TRAIN Secretary Melklejohti mill rnplniii Iliitelu-Hon Kill Urn Trip Through Tongue It I AIT Viille ) . SHERIDAN. Wyo. . Nov. 16 ( Special Tele gram. ) A party , consisting of Assistant Secretary of War Melklojohn , Captain Hutcheson , Captain Palmer , Major Slaughter and Frank A. Wlthcrold , come In on a spe cial car last evening. The object of the BCcretaiy's visit was to Inspect the post at this place , Fort McKcnzle. The fart was In spected this morning. The party paid u visit to thn Hlgby coal mines , where they wcro shown through the different tunnels. After visiting the mines they preceded to Rnnchester nnd whllo going up the Tongue river valley the secretary and Captain Hutcheson began shooting nt a deer through the car window. Much ammunition was used , but the deer was killed. It has not been decided as to who killed the deer , but It will be taken back to Omaha , where a division of the spoils will bo made. MACHINISTS RESUME WORK Ilceeile Prom Their Demand * AKnlnxt the Union I'aellle llollrrinnlt- erx Arc hi III Out. CHEYENNE. Wyo , , Nov. 16 ( Special Telegram. ) The striking Union Pacific ma chinists today decided to recede from their demands for ! )5 ) cent : ) per hour und will re turn to work at the North Platte scale , which Is 33',4 cents per hour , If the com pany will grant It. This is an advance of 1 cent per hour over the picsent wages anil- It IK bcllovod the company will meet the offer lo compromise and that the strike , aa far as the machinists are concerned , will soon bo ended. The bollcrmakero , on the contrary , assort that nil the members of their order In the Union Pacific chops at nil points on the line will jcbu In the strike before the close of the present week. .MiiiiiienfN of Oeciui VeNNelM Aov. 111. At Bremen Arrived Latin , from Now Yoi k At Gun0.1 Arrlv cd Augunto Victoria , from Now York At Liverpool Arrlved-Cnlle. from Now York , llelKcnlnnil , fiom Philadelphia. At QueenHtown Arrived runutJIan , fiom Boston for Liverpool At Now York Hulled Oceanic , for Liver pool , Sonthwnrk , for Antwerp , vln South ampton ; Phoenicia , for Hamburg ; J.u CHH- rogne , for Havre , Kaenlgen Lottlae , for Dro mon , via Southampton , HCHperlri , for Mar- 6i < llles. etc. Arrived Majestic , from Liver pool ; Manltou , from London , Wpaternlnnd , from Antwerp ; Wtrrn , from Naples , rlc , deoigli , from Llveipool ; Sunlc , from Bre men and Houtluuiipton. At t'.jpo JtacoPrtDjieJ Luurnntln , from Llveipool for Montreal ; Aexyrltin , from ( jjapgow for ilontre.it At CliPibotirK Arrived Knncr ! Prleilrlch , from New York for Hnrnbtirtr and pro ceeded , and arrived at Southampton , BRAVERY IN DANGER Captain and Crew of the Steamer Pallia Acquit Themselves Nobly. FIRST THOUGHT IS FOR PASSENGERS Safety of Lives Intrusted to Their Charge Occupies Their Minds. WONDERFUL DISCIPLINE OF THE CREW After Lauding All Passengers Safely They Go Back to Burning Ship. MANY PATHETIC SCENES ARE ENACTED t'lulcr the Iiitrlllm-nt Dlrvftlon ot the C'ominmiilcr All Are Tiilu-ii Aiihorc Without MNIIII | | , lint IiUftc Their ( C'opvtight , use ) , by Press Publishing Co. ) LONDON , Nov. ! . ( New York World Cablegram Special Telegram. ) Some thrill ing narratives wore told today of the loss of the Patrla to the World's correspondent tit Dover , nil of which go to show that Com mander I'Yohllch nnd his crew acted with rcmarkablu bravery nnd coolness. Among the passengers was L. Duplacc , Got man consul at Porto Rico , who was Unv oting to German } accompanied by his wife. The shock had such a serious effect that ho dlod at the Harp hotel. The tlrst clam pas- Hcligms , almost without exception , Icwt evcrjthing except what they stood up In. Some \\ero without jackets and hats and ono old woman , who suffered very much from her Irving experiences , vsas shoeless. S. T. Cow den of Lnughlln , N , J. , on his way to Germany to study for a professorship , said "Tho first intimation of there being anj- thlng wrong was conveyed to the passengers about 0 o'clock vestoiday morning when they were called up. I noticed smoke proceeding f i cm the direction of the engine room amld- nhlps. It was still hoped that the lira might not bo of a very serious character nnd the captain thought ho might bo iiblo to rcnth Hamburg. At about ii o'clock at night the lira was gaining rapidly on the Milp nnd tmoko was ascending In dcnso black vol- i.mre. The flro appeared to have originated amidships and extended to the fotopart. I could sea flames Issuing from the hold. The Iron deck and sides becnmo Intensely hot. The vessel v\as heavily laden , drawing tvvcnty-nlno feet of water. The discipline of the crow was magnificent all through , " CimiitliiiieiitN for the Crew. Hugo La Chunlcht of San Fianclsco , speak ing of the conduct ot the crew , said : "I never sow a braver lot of men. Captain Frohllch earned our warmest gratitude. Ho never left the bridge. Both ho and the of ficers ondcavoreil to cheer up the passen gers. When I lust BBW the captain ho was standing on the bridge , .enveloped In smoke , which rolled along the vessel In thick clouds , enough to BitfTocato us. In the midst of thcho exciting circumstances I heard him cull for bis pipe. Owing to the flames nnd smokevso were told wo had bettor leave the ship. Tho-boata were lowered nt 11 o'clock. None - cTo allowed to get Into the boats without permission from the captain or officers. The order went forth from the captain that the women nnd children should go first. This older was obeyed to the letter. Not a bliiglo attempt was made to contravene It. Owing to this order some- terribly pathetic scenes were witnessed as men parted from their wives and children. A touching acono was witnessed na the flro continued to gain upon ILe ship und the boats were about to leave soma Polish paBFengcrs , men and women , going down on their kneca , praying i and crying. Fortunately the sea was not I very rough. Most of the passengers , acting j under the noble example of the captain nnd officers , continued their feelings , hut the sccno was ono of Intense excitement. Ono poor woman had three little children cling ing to her nnd It was with the utmost dif ficulty that she could bo persuaded that her greatest hope for safety lay In taking to the boats , " in-lit IN Trrrllle. Hrnest Unk of Third avenue , Now York , said : "Many of us tried to get our trunks and belongings , but found It utterly Impos sible owing to the volumes of smoke that filled every part of the ship. The heat was tcirlllc. Twenty-four hout.s prevlouo to the outbreak of the fire thu officers ) suspected there was flre In the ship's hold , but noth ing was said to the passengers , us the cap- lain hoped to get to Hamburg hcforu the Hro assumed serious dlmcnslane. The PntrJa wad transposing from America sixteen valu able race horses In the forrpnil ot the ship. All were suffocated and burned to death. They were splendid creatures. Tito greatest regret was felt on board , but nothing could bo done to rescue them. The cause of the flro was unknown , hut It [ a supposed thut It originated ftom overheating In the hold. " Charles Druinm , cabin passenger from Now York , said : "Thero vsoro altogether eighteen lifeboats on tbo Patrla , of which sovnn were launched , In each case with twenty-eight passengers , the only exception being the boat I was In , Two crews wcro sent In charge. Theru were sixteen passengers in our boat , all men. Wo got away from thn ship before the tnllors got Into the boat. The captain Instructed us to keep off from the burning liner. ' Wo rowed about for on hour und a half when wo wcro picked up by a Ilamsgntc fishing smac.k from Aden , Captain Adams. They took our boat In tow and treated us with such kindness aa wo ahall never forgot. The Patrla flrcd guns and used olhor signals of dlstrcm , which weto the meuns of bringing assistance to UK , showing the hlli state of dlnclpllna among the crow. When wo were rescued the sea. men In the boats absolutely refused to come with us , stating their duty was to go bilk to the ship with the captain. They went Many pahsengcrs were not sufficiently clothed The captain of the Ceres , the Bus. slan vessel , had u sail nprcad over tbo dec ! < n for tbo people to get under. " IIAGGAK12 MHiHT IIAVK III3KN .SAVUD Delay inotlfj Ing ruNNciiKern of 1'lro ItrNjioiiNlhle for I.ONN , DOVKH , ling. , Nov. IG. There seems to bo a general complaint among the passen gers ot the Hamburg-American line steamer Patrla , Captain Frohllch , which caught flro off this port yesterday whllo on Its way from Now York for Hamburg , that they were kept In Ignorance of the outbreak of the flro for about five hours , Tbo passengers , who were landed here , assert that If they had been notified in time all their baggage could have been saved. A saloon passenger says. "The passengers were not Informed of the flro until 11 o'clock Wednesday morning anj there U good reaton to bollevo ( hat the olll- cers knew of the outbreak of ( ho flro at 9 o'clock In the morning. I wan standing oa deck , saw omoko curling up behind th