nds Another Report of
Ocrnpied by General
After Very Slight
the Enemy Seem to Be
in I uII Ketreat-Casuri
}»i'n nwived at the war office
,s N Farui, Tuesday, Feb. 20.—
,n _Tle Fnsilier brigade yester
•s Illiink'waiia hill, the right „1
.. nv'* position and commanding
the rest of tho force advancing
the Tugel*- This morning th*
had withdrawn all the troop*
tin* Tugela and had prarti«lly
CVkuso. Today, General
so after a very
«si*'anv by a weak rear guard,
v. hold tin* line of the Tngela on
th cfrom Colenso to Kagle't
The u» my seem to be in fnll re
:mi, apparently, are only holding
.*iri-»n th.-y occupy arrows the
..Ladvunith rnilwny. where it i»
th- unfit- »»f the Tugela, with a
v *r ptiar I. Hart'« advance guard
-~in^ nt Colenso. thir casualties
ay and t«*lay have, I hope, been
o*. Fek New*
tn rueivi-d here that (ienera)
v iKvupied Coleuio.aft4'r a Hliglit
«*, Feb. tl.—The qteea, priot
MJ:KL-.NI IIOUM* on her return
|W i!i*i«iot«,d the fourth l«t
4 tlx- Lincolnshire militia. Hot
amit liiced with a gratified
hat k"' news had been ivi-l
c.' le m-at ««f wur.
kr nr. unt says the queen cpeci
it ti kind avwa from Lady-
••KON. FeK 21.—2:M p. m.—The
•Ice lw« issued a diftpntcli
itel»rt- the niniti imjHirtance of
is the f.iet tlmt it is dat««l l*iiar
m. Monday. PaardeUTR
Jiu^ibfolal. Tin- (lis-
um«mines that the railroad to
.'•rh-y is open and that General
en will proceed then* with rein
•"mtn forthwith, and that large
•swill!* forwanled to the town.
et AEHlSCi TIIE XKWS.
"HMI IIH. Itrrn Krr« Uc«l It
l« Not l.itrn I,, ||ir I'nldir.
21. Whatever good
been roviv««d from th»
«"ar» fully guanled. In
'leen*K Hlinounceinellf to
of the Lincolnshire
her leportnn» from Os-
u n i
Windwir, that pwxl news
veil from the s«-at of war,
sob-mnly avem*«l that
v«d no news uj» to 1 ::tI
riiofticinlly it is rumored
ha»i r* i
Kitchener haa brought
to a standstill and has
liim. and it is add«d, the wnr
iwis -11 y waiting the result of
Hiis, however, though
may be premature. In any
i.A °"ti'l^'iat hope that General
f" a« ?».,,, (uj
«v' i '""1
,]' '"'lieves the Boers have
in Natal, and will
it-I,'Sl''^ywmth and rein-
i"' 'iijo. unt this must 1m*
optimistic, at any
1,,.r Buller has developed
rv !tu ",,(* "no °f defenm», which
iv. ,i "l,t
M'ih.i, '"m Pietermaritabarg
Feb. u», says all isqniet
B»nrs main bodies
to U re
tiring upon Dunde
iviug small forces
artillery at each mag*
who has arrived
Ho^rs are.6,000 strong
Sternberg bnt that at BarKhor«l5f
they have only a small town guard.
Mach Snlplni on the Tngcla,
DCKCAN, Feb. 1H.—Evening.—While
General Boiler i« «nti,,uinK hi,
madi eTcr- hB|„Km,11|
thought th«» iiM-ssagi
and flashes 1 the query:
hat refluent are yon?"
Eu?i° ofK "url"'8"' ^ted
pHTUtH of IVXTH sometimes era the
IMW. There is mueh Hnipiug.
Ix.xnoN, Feb. 21,-Tho casualties
Neutral Buller'* forces in the
lighting at Hussar hill, Monto Christ*
"ill and other places, from Feb. 15 u
li», were: Killed, Captain N. H.
liurney mid 13 men wounded, 6 oflicci
and 1&4 lueu.
RELIEF OF KIMBERttJY.
DUpatcti Prom Mxl.lr KIVCT «ilv«*
of th* 1'itrtleiilar*.
MOM.FR KIVKK, Monday, Feb. li».
Although tin* rapid uuirrh of (iemral
French'* division wus marked by a num
ber of inflicts, the actual entry into
Kiiuborloy wits unopposed. When the
British were still eight miles off the
signalling erpH intercepted a heliograph
ine«stt^( from the U-leaguerud garrison
to MMlder river, saying:
"The lints are slii'lling the town."
Th«- advancing column repliel:
,, .* vuurw, ii
«h, r,H, J*E£S?* «°, al. ,h, i
T»... 1 Order of the committee sho
ln« garrison was incredulous and
was a Boor
The n-plv satitied the defenders oj
RimN-rley that the anxiously a'oraited
succor was at hand. A
later General French at the head
column, made a triumphant entry into
tli place, the jteople surrounding the
trtops and intermingling with them,
clHi'ring wiMlv. gntsping the soldiers'
hands, waving flag-, hats and handker*
chiefs and exhibiting in a hundred ways
the intensity of their
itants lutd lw»!i tin sliort rations fori
Hoiii'1 tune, •siting horse tlesh and living
ill burrows under heaps
Diminishing rations were served out
daily at 11
in the market square,
under the shell fire
the enemy, whose
guns o]a-ned on the square whenever
the inhabitants ass-uibled. No horse
Thr- lugli. nit the siege, Cecil Rhode*
provide] the natiTe^ with work and
food, and thus kept them quiet.
The miles of convoy l*-aring provi
sions for the relief of the column and
from the town, slowly winding its way across
the plain in the direction of Kimlterley,
Was the gladdest sight which grei-ti-d
the eyes of the h-sicged for four months.
Iienenil VYeiich's march was so rapid
and the heat .* intense that nuuiy of his
At the crossing of the M*lder river,
the liix-rs lxlt«il, leaving their tents,
guns, oxen, wagons and large quanti
ammunition in the hands
•7 in view of delayed dispatches,
••'ffhe Free Staters, when they
^T- nt «»f the British force,
«v.ir ,,f surrendering.
tr„„ for Kimberley from
si'tit out and the
'""d of the famous siegi1 seem*
is contenting hiiu-
i"K the B«Nrs from his
I lM,sition at Moute Christo,
"iR t» gtKtd opinion, is
for auother at
i |intir-h. Moving northward, the l!»n*rs
§gnm attempted to stem the advance,
i |ut General French turn«l their right
flank lUid reached his goal with insig
nificant losses—seven men killed and .V
Wounded during three days, from Wed
nesday. Feb. 11. to Friday. Feb. 16.
After a night's rest at KIIHIH rlcy, Gou
eral FVeiich's column pnrsne«l the lltiers
to Drontveldt, surrouiidetl the kopje# on
|*»stf«l and shelled
them till nightfall, when the Boers fled,
leaving many dead.
SOW 18 BI'M-KKU aiANCE.
Npcnerr %VllltliiMn (ivr« tlir »i»uaadvr
In Nulal Soliir Ailvt"1.
I/A1K.V, Feb. 21.—Spencer Wilkin
son. reviewing the situation in Hie
tan. e of the o|H-ratious of Sir Redver#
Buller and says:
"Now is General Boiler's great
chance. Now is the time to throw him
self with all his might into the task be
fore him ami to hit hard without count
ing losses too closely. He will then
proltubly defeat the B»*TS nnd relieve
Lady smith this week. Failing this he
will at any rute prevent them from
sending reinforcements to the Free
In conclusion Mr. Wilkinson reiter
ates his statement that victories aro
more iinjortaiit than positions, adding:
••No doubt lrd KoWrt# has done the
best that is possible, but the essential
filing is still to destroy the Boer arm}.
Matt Mil* la Good Faith.
ST. PAI i.. Feb. 21.-Attorney Gen
eral Douglas has receive! the findings
of tho Duluth land ofllce in the Andrews
and Clements cases, in which the state
coutested the issue of jiatents to the two
claimants ou the ground tlmt their set
tlement on unsurveyed land, which the
survey subsequently determined to 1h
state school land, was not made in good
faith and in strict compliance with the
law. 1» oamw the applwaUuu for
patent was denied.
En»p*r«»r LrfMikril III and Worn.
PCKIN. Feb. 21.-The empiwr n»
oeived the diplomatic corps in audience
Monday. l«o is .IescriUnl as looking ea
tremely ill and worn. The dowagur
empress was not present.
IT LACKS POWER
Senate Committee Hears Inter
state Commissioners Prouty
In Favor of the Bill to Give
the Commission More
fit Hie Matter of Railroad Bates.
Law Constantly Being
MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA. WEDNESDAY, FEBBUARY 21, 1900.
WAKHINOTOX, Feb. 21.—'The senate
committee on interstate commerce
heard Commissioners Prouty and Clem
ents of the interstate commerce commis
sion, in favor of the bill to give the com
mission more power in the matter of
railroad rates. The principal argument
was made by Mr. IVmty. He said ihit
the commission was now powerless. An
Order of the commission could be
blocked, and even if approved by tiie
Courts, it would take three years to en
uld be effec
tive at once to accomplish anything.
He was questioned at some length by
different niemlters lf the committee. In
the course of his statement, he said that
grain was now being carried from Chi
cago east at less tlian the published
rates. The commission wanted power
to adjust rates when complaints were
made and found valid, and also author
ity to examine the books of the railroad
IDAHO RIOT CASKS.
IaTMll(atloii bjr thr llunw Military Com
WASIIINOTON, Feb. 21.—The hearing
of witnesses in the investigation alleged
imjirojd a tion by the Unit«-d States
military authorities at Wardner, Ida.,
N'gan U-fore the house committee on
militarv* affairs. The room was crowded
and among those present were Brigadier
General M» rriam and (Jovernor Steunen
berg of Idaho. liefore N-ginning the
hearing, the committee adopt**! a form
of proceedure offered by Mr. Hay of
Virginia, that the witnesses for the
complainants should In* first he ird with
opportunities for response from the
The first witness, A. A. Frnzcr, a
lawyer of Shoshone county, where the
trouble occurred, testified that the civil
courts were doing business at the time
when martial law is said to have l»«-u
in operation. Representative Lent/
who conducted the inquiry, explain*
that this was a groundwork for judging
the need of martial law.
ltob«-rt Ti-.t Imonjr.
Fred C. Roln-rtson, a lawyer of Spo
kane, told of visits to the soeno of the
riots, including what he termed the
"bull pen," and gave a detailed descrip
tion of the mines where the trouble oc
curred Ho explained the friction grow
ing out of the employment of non-union
miners by the Bunker Hill mine, the
gathering of l.*oo miuers on April 2'.',
and the destruction causal by the dyna
miting of the Bunker Hill plant. Gov
ernor StcunenliTg proclaimed that a
state of insurrection existed and several
men were arrested and put in the "bull
pen." Mr. Koliertson applied for writs
of habeas corpus for the arrested men.
but the courts held that they would not
interfere with the action of the gover
nor, which in effect, the witness said,
was a sus|H.'U&ion of the writ of habeas
Mr. Robertson was continuing Us re
cital when the committee adjourned for
IX TIIK HOI SR.
Defeat* OB ttio Torto Klran Hill Contlaa**.
I So .VU-nrugiiHii Agreement.
WASIIIN«-T«X, Feb. 21.—Bt»forvthede
bate upn the Port4» ltican tariff bill was
resumed, the senate bill to authorize the
construction of a bridge across the lied
River of the North at Drayton, H. D.,
Mr. Hepburn (la.) nttemptod to secure
an agree to take up the Nicaraguan
canal bill. He asked unanimous con
sent that it l»e taken up two weeks from
Unlay. Mr. Richardson asked if there
was anything in the bill which recog
nized tin' existence of tho Clayton-Bul
••There is not," replied Mr. Hepburn.
"The bill provides for absolute owner
Mr. Cannon, (Ills.) cliairman of the
appropriations committee, Baid he was
not prepared to agree at this time to the
consideration of tho bill.
•'There is no objection on this side,"
observe! Mr. Richardson.
Mr. Hepburn offered to make the date
next Tuesday, but Mr. Cannon still dis
Tin* house then went into committee
of the whole and Mr. New lands, (Nov.*
a member of the ways and means com
mittee, took* the floor in opposition to
the Porto Rican bill.
Mr. Kewlands spoke for over two
hours. He was liberally applauded
when he concluded. Mr. Hopkins (Ills.)
who is also a member of the ways and
means committee, then took the floor in
support of the bill.
Mayor MeVlckrr Renominated.
DES MOINES, la., Feb. 21.—The Re
publican primaries of this city were
held during the flay, resulting in the
nomination of John A. McVickar, the
present mayor, on a municipal owner
ship plat fo'iu for a third term. J.I.
Myerly was the defeated aspirant.
Goodly Gift or OWrlin.
OBFERUN. ()., Feb. 21.—Presiden
Barrows has announced a gift of $4VK
for Oberlin college from the estate o:
William E. Osltoni of Pittsburg, wh
died in Florida, recently for the
ment of the president's chair.
apt V. H. McCottib
first Illinois Volunteers,
Says Ik Wat Cured by
CAPTURE OF WILTSHIUES.
Of the Hundred and Forty Taken Aboat
One-third Were Wounded.
LOIKENZO MARVUES, Monday, Feb.
1».—A correspondent who was with the
Boer forces in the attack upon Rensberg
gives further particulars regarding the
capture of the Wiltshires. He says:
"Commandant Pellier, who arrived
first, found two comjianies of the Wilt
shires and began the attack in tho open.
Soon after he was joined by a body of
Free Staters and together they drove
the enemy back from the kopjes, cap
turing all but three. It is impossible to
say how many British were killed or
wounded, but of the 2X) Wiltshires 142
were captured and of these 44 were
"The I&XTS now occupy all tho Rons
berg positions formerly occupied by the
British, whose rear guard is at Reitfon
tein, with the federals close up.
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