ikes the food mors delicious and wholesome
L,filter of British Offi
south Africa Brings
uv of the British
|ali the South African
I K -x 30.—The
ers killed in the battles
already taken place in Na
ught out strenuous protests
v garters against the ancient
fci'Y.ritish officers in refusing to
when under lire. From fig
it is apparent that one
nr men killed was an of
the organization exihts
r.iicipl'' that to every 'J5men
iiflicer. It is evideut that
... ratio of mortality is kept
:rish forces will become ee
r- fticered. Atnou^ tho on-
A Glencoe, the proportion
wounded was 30 to l.Vi.
fi.oers were killed to ofii*
:d. The difference in the
1,-ads to the conclusion that
flicers were hit more than
n» lt on leading their in. n
wound. Kinperor Will*
er ticir.m of the Uritish of*
.-,d t» take cover is now fre
ited. The feeling in the army
though the regulations do
ofiicers must not lie down,
n old established principle
ild take a bravo man to ui
,1 change, and the adage of
[ortion of casualties as a
caused a thrill or horror an I
throughout (ireat liritain,
1 le are now beginning to re
•i a fight with a civilized ene
ld Mildiers point out that
..i, vine of the bloodiest bat
r-at Hntain's annals, the cas
ilt-d only 0 per cent, whereas,
fnt Boer engagements they
ly exceed that figure.
••'•ig Knropeau intervention,
llaui's plans to meet such an
y continue. Tho Journal de
il'hshes a dispatch from Con
raying that Kussia intends
jiorte a note at an early
nidmg the opening of the
and Dardanelles. Unless
:iiii is a !"rty to such a de-
Asia's action will undoubt
'i a hornet's nest, compared
tho Transvaal question will
I'orts have a depressing effect
and in spite of the boom in
A:nean securities, there is con
uneasiness on tho Stock Ex
'''"girding the future action of
•»:id France. South African
•!"ties me no longer referred to as
They are now called "lirit-
.South Africais optimistically
as a mineralized Egypt.
reported to be endeavoring
loan of £^0,000,000 in Paris,
she has been unsuccessful.
Spas* For Grat station*.
luporary ccessation of news
giyeg the news-
hero the opportunity for retro
k'ratulation, firstly on the suc
'oiicval White's btrategy, in the
l°* greatly superior forces in puz
th** Boers, preventing the junc-
tho Orange Free Stato and
*Vilal armies, and, in a word, gain-
and delaying the invasion of
until the arrival of General
tho army corps permits of
l"'rations for the invasion of the
l/i"iblics to commence secondly,
bravery aud daring, both of the
men of the British army,
'"is astonnded not only their en
l»ut the continental neighbors of
Britain thirdly, on tho readiness
Pc reservists to respond to tho call
POWPEW CO., MO YOWL
to arms and the smoothness, success,
swift precision and completeness of the
mobilization which has equally amazed
the European critics, who, if they did
not anticipate a dangerous repetition of
Crimean history, had not an idea of
the immense improvement made in the
organization of the commissariat and
Wall Over the Qncan'i Spench.
The Chrouicle raises a wail over the
Wording of the queen's speech which it
•ays, clearly regards the war as "oper
ations designed to bring revolted col
onies into submission '1 that the Dutch
|ejpW\ who wtfe assured by Mr. Cham
berlain that we had uo designs on their
independence, are informed that they
are already regarded as citizens of our
The Chronicle adds: These fateful
"Words are dragon's teeth which will
produce an abundant harvest.
Lord Rosebery's reappearance in the
Vol Id of politics, by his speech at Bath.
Wednesday, caused a renewal of specu
lation as to the future of the Liberal
leadership. It is asserted on the best
authority that Sir Henry Campbell
Bannermau, speaking at a private diu
lier to Lord Kosebery at the Reform
club recently, emphatically insisted
Idier "follow wherever an
..is held to bo still intensely
Jthough the officers ilieve
ii 1 of th" army is as good as
Un.n the history of Oreat
tt they at the panic time
hat "Tommy Atkins" needs
than any man in the
it* spilling of Great l'ritain's
lb Ukcl to continue for the
A battalion of the Eighteenth regi
inent and the marines of the gunboat
Concord form an expedition at Concep
tion. Northern i'anay, which is search
tng for the Conc"d s coxswain, hi
was lured ashore by a white llag :u*d
who is supposed to be a prisoner. j.he\
found the place deserted and burned
every house as a punishment.
YOl'NU STRUCK INSURGENTS.
Flllplaos Driven Out «f Sant»
Oporaiion* at N»|ro«.
\VASH!X(iT»N. Oct. Hd.—The war de
partment has received the following
dispatch from General Otis:
••Young struck insurgents at Santa
Rosa, north of San Isidro, driving them,
capturing som of their property. .is
nalties, two killed. one wounded.
Evans. Sixth infantry.
German Delegation to the Com
mercial Congress at Phil
the inevitableness of Lord ttuoebery's
resumption of the leadership.
TtnnxMt Mlinr Murdered.
Ksoxvn.l.r.. Tenn.. Oct. 30.—Leon
Jackson, a miser and eccentric charac
ter of Newport. Tenn., was murdered
a i s o e u i n e a y e u
derers secured which was hidden
in the house and fled. A posse is in
ENGINEERING A REVOLT.
ftMilBtat and Wealthy Visayan Ar
Bay It Is Evident Germany's
Anticipation Will Pro?e
Americans Willing to Abolish
Nuisances in Commercial
BERLIN. Oct. 30.—The Qerman dele
gation to the Philadelphia commercial
congress cables that it is quite evident
that Germany's participation is accom
plishing good results and that the
Americans are extremely willing to
abolish those nuisances of the commer
cial intercourse between the two coun
tries which are complained of here.
Comm*rel»t Intarcoor** Unci*
bam and Other American Coaotrl**.
band Xegros *J7tli inst.. killed 10.
wounding inanv. capturing 20 prison
ers. Simons, Sixth infantry, struck a
snir.ll band, dispersed them, killing
three. Xo casualties.
Oct. 80.-6:00 p. m.-D-
tachmentsof the Sixth infantry have
recentlv bcti exgaged dispersing
bands of bjindits who have been .operat
ing in the island of Xegros.
Simons struck a village of Tulisanes
near San Carlos aud Captain Evans de
feated auother band, killing H,
ing many and capturing W. inere
were no American losses.
QCIT COMMISSION BUSINESS.
Dealer* of Minnesota Sloet »nd DUcu«#
Oct. 30.—Commission men
fwm the three cities met in the cham
ber of commerce rooms and discussed
the effect on the trade of the
land law, just pronounced valid by the
supreme court of the state, to tht
amazement of the commission men, who
thought their case against it was con
general purport of the discussion
commission men would be
to abandon that branch of
theii business and buy and sell their
owi goods. They say half their trade
that form now audit is not worth
anhmit to the exactions of the
Taw «en P-iWe u conform
Come early and get the cream of these barg
000,000, and the exports
one of the wealthiest Visavaii
who had taken the oath of
tht United States and who has posed as
a friend of Americans, has leen ar
rested at lloilo. while other Visavan
are being watched. The prisoner i:
charged with organizing a revolution
ary junta. Santiago owns sugar estate
throughout the island of Xegros. It i
aseried that a
of 10 and th
of tho junta met daily at San
tiago's office for the purpose of en
gineering an extensive scheme of col
lections for an insurrection. One of
Santiago's steamers was captured carry
ing supplies to the* rebels. His arrest
caused rumors of nn outbreak of the
natives of lloilo and precautions haw
been taken to prevent trouble.
RIVERA WAS BOUNCED.
Did Sot RitiiEn u Civil Governor
national Commercial Congress contin
ued the discussion of subjects to trade
intercourse between the United States
and South American countries. Salva
dor Eche^ray, delegate from Mexico,
read a pajer detailing the growth of
that country from a commercial stand
point. The imports, he said, during
the last fiscal year amounted to
In a quarter of a century of peace,
the speaker said, Mexico has con
structed 10.U00 miles of railroad, and
improved all her ports and built new
ones and has added largely to the wealth
of the country.
Miguel J. Romero of Venezuela read
uninteresting paper on "Intellectual
Intercourse as the Basis for the Progress
and Union of the American Hem
HINT TO AMERICA.
Oraat Britain Wants No Interference In
LONDON, Oct. Uu.—Commenting upon
the petition td President McKinley pro
mulgated by representatives or' the
Xew York Peace society that the good
offices of the United States be offered
iu settling tlie differences between
Great Britain and the Transvaal, The
"We very mveh doribt if the ash
ington government will relish the su_
gestion, but it is well fir those whom it
does not concern to understand that the
Transvaal question is one which ex
clusively affects ourselves, and which
we propose to settle without assistance
or interference of any kiud.
Oct. —IJ.-neral Ruis Ri
vera, civil govern rut the pro\inoe
Havana, whose withdrawal froui the
governorship was cabled as a resigna
tion, denies that he resigned. He
claims that he was dismissed and does
not know on what grounds the dismis
sal was made. He admits that ho said
recently he would resign in the event
two or three Amejicans he had recom
mended for office were not appointed,
but he says he was dismissed through
Senor Capoie. secretary of state in Gov
ernor General Brooke's cabinet. Sener
Capote, according to General Ri\era.
bent a request asking for the latter s
resignation, which was refused.
MUST PAY THE TAX.
Iowa Supreme Court Uecidee Ag»lmt
Foreign lunurauoK Companies.
Dl.s MOINK.s, Oct. oO.—The supreme
court has decided against foreign insur
ance companies in their attempt to pre
vent the collection of the tax of per
cent ou their gross premium receipts a
a s e u i e y e n e w s a e a w
are required to pay this tax before they
can secure certificates from the auditor
of state allowing them to do business
KaU«r'« Visit to England.
LONDON, Oct. 30.—The Berlin corre
spondent of The Daily Mail says: All
the arrangements have been completed
for the visit of Emperor William to
England. His majesty will arrive in
Ent'land Nov. *0 and go to Windsor
castle. He will remain there five days
and then go to Sandringham to spend
two days with the Prince of Wales.
Otto Mergentnalor Dead.
BALTIMOKI:, Oct. U0.—Ottmar Mer
ueuthaler, the inventor of the linotype
typesetting machine, is dead of con
sumption. H« was born in Germany.
(lioynsUi Whip* O'Donnell.
Cmcuio. Oct. U0. Joe Choynski de
e a e S i e v e O o n n e i n e i
round of what was to have been a six
round bout. There was nothing
but Chovnski iroin the start, O Donnei
making comparatively poor showing.
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L'HAB. B. KENNEDY
from Simons Town says the prison ship
Penelope is being fitted for the recep
tion of Boer prisoners and that the first
class cruiser Powerful is expected to
leave Durban shortly, presumably to
convey the prisoners to Simons Town.
A dispatch from Buluwayo, Mata
beleland. reports an engagement on
Oct. IT. when an armored train was
sent from Buluwayo towards Mafeking
and encountered a party of B-ers. In
the fighting which ensued the Boers
lost eight killed, but there were no cas
ualties among the train's crew.
ISSUED A PROCLAMATION.
Cape Colony Official* Warn VtrltUh
Jrrts ol Their Unty.
CAPE TOWN. Oct. 30.—Sir Alfred
Milner, governor of Cape Colony, and
W. P. rkhreiner. the premier, have is-1
sued a proclamation declaring null and
void the proclamation of the Orange
Free State asserting that a portion of
Cape Colony is now Free State terri- i
Sir Alfred Milner's proclamation
warns all Briuh subjects in the colony
ol their duty and obligations to the
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