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lISHKD 800. of Iiife anil Property ,a ,,v tlic High Water iu Tt'xas. 15,rii Prow ned—Houses swept Away. That ft Train Has Been in a ltailrord Wreck Near McNeill* llip fully 1(*4 houses away contents. The occujiuuts ,1 with their liven. Tele lmvintf been swept down, ,iiimt ht*i clown the river notify the jieoplo living be v but'"the water beat them •lit or ten imrtics are known drowned. Thousands assembled at tho dam, X'i 1" -.'U wd resulted in pushing? the fjind Wink just below 'vuirhpmvo way with them, w,rf precipitated into the ,„-,.j.t away on the ragiuR tor no houses have been count r»'since 10 o'clock, and it ti.at reports from above here ws of luuch loss of life ami Die water continues to rise w two feet abow the flood of lie river being one mile avinp risen 82 feet within The IOHH by the breaking I is at least half a million UK TK UN IS LOST. Itallruad Wrwk Near M* Nrlll, T»*. April A special to The from Dalian, Tex.. says: ss train ttTCokt-d on the In ami Great Northern near w is fear»'d. in lost. Rcjxirts that theentrineerand mail tr drowned and that the lire fatally hurt. All sorts of rt -rts aro received. The hich that it is feared the r» arv all drowned. Bridges r. N th Fides of McNeill and iaj Ut-n able to reach the train Anstiu or Tavlor. Prepara *inic made to try to get a a and small boats to the SITPKKSS BOXERS. »*ef lorrlfn to "if (liinrae iiovcramaai. Aj.ril it. —A special dispatch nnnouuees that tho British, German and French 1 gent a joint note to the ik'u ofllee, demanding the "Iin^siou ,,f tho society of box 'Wl1 nionth8, and stating that powers mentioned will »«»d iiuirch into the interior 1 evinces, Shan Tung aud l»i nl. to secure the safety of According to tho same dis American, French and Eng w ]r»vided with nival guards irKe ww April 0.—At noon a ION# LV T"*-. urt deep ami fiOO feet ,i iut of the immense granito jurinp tho i*'wcr house, all ninutiH. The torrent of llllWM tilt" lower port of the withering of warships at IS WILL13M. nrral Would Acwrpt a •initial Nomination. Y KK. April 8.—The World nil Kelson A. Miles ia will- t'1" Democratic nominee for has KO stated to hi* lo days ago visited William •r talk with him about the "f liis being nominated. '"IKT told the general that all *a' "'K Gold Democrats were as '!'sed to the nomination of Ul|w «s they were when he was four years ago, but he did nil| himself to the support of rra' lie merely took the matter I®' ^iKeiueiit and said he would I*11'1 his friends* LL, IGNORE THE sbo. *u| Wni* Relieve It the Only Remedy. |tl„. v w —The Record says: April S,H line recedos from its 1'' ,sition with reference to the 1-iisseiigor rates the numer j, s 111 t'1'* country may decido (]). 1,1 all matters pertaining to Representatives [h»« °f trafllc. AIR,! II MTNFIT K 1.1,'" 'K'nato AS a boycott, '"t Will mrv« tn Iriini GLOOM DUBLIfl. ItobortV ttUpatch Creates General Consternation There. DUBLIN, April 9.—Lord Roberts' dis patch describing the disaster at Red dersburg was printed in the Dublin evening papers and created general consternation. It brought tho ^.pulaco With a quick turn from over tlu- queen ivopto Known to or the rejoicing s visit to the great issues of the war and cast a sudden gloom over the gaiety of the party at the castle. A prominent member of the cabinet Bow iu Dublin, when interviewed by tho corresjMindent of the Associated Press, (lid rot attempt to conceal his mortification nor to minimize the evil rffect of such reverses upon the prestige of the empire abroad, lie attributed it, and others like it of recent occurrence, to a lack of HORSES and the inability of the remounts sent forward to endure the climate. He appeared to have no hope of an immediate advance. HO said there was no criticism of Lord Iv»!ierts. who appears to IN- trusted im plicitly, but intense irritation and grin are felt that "similar unfortunate circumstances" should retard tho marca to Pretoria. HK WILL APPEAL. Oovernor Taylor in Carry IIU Cane to Su preme Court «.f the Inltrd Mates. F'RANKnmr, Ky., April KX-Gov ernor W. O. Bradley, chief counsel for Govornor Tiylor. lias authorized tho statement that an app al on behalf of Governor Taylor and Lieutenant Gov ernor Marshall will 1K carried to tho supreme court of tho United States. Mr. liradlev and Judge W. Yost, coun sel for the Republican officers of the print "calculated disaffection and v 1TLM,VE THL,S S« rve to keep rates |have just received a larger :s° tare a8 were in consultation with Governor Taylor for several hours during the afternoon and the nftove statement was made at tho close of the conference. It is stated that Colonel W. C. P. Breckinridge and REPUBLICAN leaders from different parts of the state will inert Taylor in oonference here at once. Ex-Governor Bradley said: "We will not take advantage of any technicalities to delay the PROGRESS the case. The decision of the court of appeals IS not disheartening us. We will ask for a to writ of error to the supreme court at once and the contest will now lx at end in a verv short time." Calculated tn Produce Disloyalty. Dt*ni.IV, April 0.—The Dublin police, by order of the government, seized tho day's issne UNITED irishmen as a to PRODUCE discontent, dislovaltv." BRIEF BITS OF NEWS. Fire at Wayncsville. O., destroyed an entire square in the business portion of the town. Loss not vet known. Frederick E. Church, the celebrated •conic painter, died here. Interment will take place at Hartford, Conn. The fund which is being raised by subscription for the benefit of the widow of the late General Guy V. Henry, U. A. A., has reached a total of $9,663. WON' BY MICHIGAN. Ds- Minimis l'nlver«lty l)rballii| fealed at Cliiraico. CHIC AOO, April Y The University of Michigan del«ating team has defeated the University of Minnesota team, winning the championship of the Len tral Delating league, which is cimiposed of the University of Chicago, North western university, Minnesota and Michigan. The decision of the judges was uuanimous. Michigan defeated the University of Chicago iu the prelimi nary contests and the Uui\ersitj of Minnesota defeated Northwestern, so by defeating Minnesota Michigan won the series. ARE NOT "RESPONSIBLE. Military Anthorltle# Had No Hand In th« Ksecutlona at I'once. WS*HINITON, April 0.—Beyond the mere announcement that five criminals were to be executed at Ponce for murder aud outrage. General Davis, the gover nor of Porto Rico, lias made no repre sentations to tho war department on this subject. The officials here are somewhat concerned about the tion, mainly because of the method chosen for the execution of these enm Inals—the garroto. But it is explained that neither for the enforcement of tne death penalty nor for the repulsive method of execution are the American military authorities responsible. Ihese are the results of the continuance in the island of the Spanish legal methods, according to the official acter. The men who were arrested by Porto Rican officials were tried by Porto Rican judges under Porto Rican laws, and the method of execution also was prescribed by the law and custom of the island. There is, however, a marked in disposition to take any official action that will tend to excite tho latout jcal ousy of the islanders over any encroach mtmt by the national government upon tllO RCSTL 11 HI thoir obcri«bed customH and is tho the hesitancy stance by commuting tho criminals. JrwfP "aMpr laws hpuce hoho»ita»cytoac. in the pr.rnt m. MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA. MONIUY. APRIL 9, 1900. BREAK Boer Prisoners at Simons Town to Escape From Their Captors. Fourteen Got Away, One Is Killed Another Wounded and On© Recaptured. Sir Charles Parsons Captures Two Hundred Insurgents at Kenhardt* CAPE TOWV, cha April 0.—A determined attempt to escape was made by the Boer prisoners at Simons Town and 14 of them succeeded in getting away. In the confusion 1 of the prisoners was killed and another was wounded. One man was recaptured but about 14 are miss ing. Sentries have IHH-U placed at dif ferent ]»arts of the town,and the station is under military supervision. LORD ROBERTS REPORTS. Llit of Caaualtle* at ftrlleriil»nrg, Killed lo, \viiiil«-l LexiKiN, April !».—Lord Roliorts tel egraplis to the war off5^e, as follows: "Bloemfontein, Friday, April 6.—The casualties at Reddersburg w«-re: Offi cers killed, Captain F. G. Casson and Lieutenant C. R. liarclay, 1Mtli of the Northumlerlands wounded 2. captured S. Noncommissioned officers and men killed, S wounded, 33 the rest were captured. "Our strength was 107 mounted in fantry aud 424 infantry. The enemy was said to be strong, with five guns." I Captnred Two Hundred Boer*. CARNARVON*, Cape Colony, April fl.— It is reimrted that 20 insurgents, who were not a ware that Sir Charles Parsous had occupied Keuhardt, rode into that place and were captured by the British troops. Plainer Returning North. LONDON, April !•.—The Pretoria cor 1 respondent of The Daily Mail, tele graphing Thursday, says: Colonel Phuuer's column is returning north. SORT OF A PARENT. Chicago Building Trade* Council Taking Care of Its Member*. CHICAGO, April 9.—The Journal says: Hae building trades council has become i»sort of parent to all its members and their families. It is announced that contracts have been made with the wholesale grocers, clothiers, shoe deal era and with some property owners! whereby the commodities iu which each deals is to be furnished to the council. When necessary, it is stated, credit will be given the council. It is believed, however, that the goods can be paid for when delivered, as the local unions are receiving constant aid from the national organization as well as from organizations in Europe and Ana* tralia. NOT ORDERED HOME. General Oil* Hm Not Iteen Told to Be llnquUli HI* Command. WASHINGTON, April 9.—Tho state ment is made iu authoritative quarters that no order has yet been given to Major General Otis to relinquish his command in the Philippines aud return to the United States. These steps are left, in a measure at least, to the gen eral's discretion aud he is to determine just when he feels it proper for him to leave his post of duty iu the islands on the leave of abseuce the war department has promised him. He will turn over the command to the next general officer now on duty in tho Philippines, Gen eral Mac Arthur. To Attract Wettern firaln Trade. NEW YORK, April 7.—Application for a tract of about 45 acres of riprarian laud lying between Bedloe and Ellis islands, made to the riprarian bwd of New Jersey several mouths ago by Ed win Cragiu of this city, has been granted. It is said to be the purpose to construct an island in the bay and on it to erect grain elovators iu number and capacity to attract to this port the grain tffide of the West. I Increased Export* to A mar lea. iteRLix, FROLU tho sentence of ^,1 jie April 7.—Corrected official figures from the consulates comprising (he northern half of Germany for ex ports to tho United States during the last three months show #48,166,024 as against $12,872,200 for the correspond ing quarter last year, aud $9,128,000 for the corresponding quarter in 1898. Wanted in Wlaconaln. SFOKANK, Wash., April 7.—L. P. Ban ner, wanted in Buffalo coutfty, Wiscon sin,'for embezzling #150,000, was ar rested iu Republic by a deputy sherit! Wisconsin. Little can be learned Bunner's alleged crime. It it WI® ot was market uresident of a bank. an before of as FLORSHEIM make of men's fine shoes and the C. P. FORD'S lis ell known and,high Srade RIO* IN PORTO RICO. PMlce 0«|M With Seemed Powerless the Mob. BAN JUAN, Porto Rico, April 9.—At 4 o'clock the natives made a concentrated movement at Porto Tiera. Different mobs, totalling about 2,000 men, atr tacked tho foreign colored men. Any English-speaking negro was subject to attack, particularly the natives of St. Thomas and St. Kitts. One Porto Rican was killed, one was seriously injured and three negroes of St. Kittg were dangerously wounded. The ALL'air was the outcome of the pier strike, aud the pretense of the at tack, apparently, was that the English islanders were usurping Porto Rican labor. The islanders anticipated trouble and some of them were armed with re volvers. A company of infantry under Captain Alexander and Lieutenants Ansel and Parker was called out, martial law was declared, soldiers now patrol the streets and the rum shops were closed. The mere presence of the soldiers dispersed the crowds. There were no demonstrations after the arrival of the troops. of affairs necessitates the presence of troops. The municipal police are utterly inadequate to preserve order and handle the crowd. They stood by during the riot as sjiectators and made no attempt to interfere. PLAGUE IN HONOLULU. Estimated the Cunt of Fighting ft Will Reach &.»,OOO.OOO. I SAN FRANCISO, April 9.—Honolulu advices, dated March 31, received by I the Doris, ARO as follows: It is estimated that the cost of fight ing the plague will reach at least |2, 000,000, a large part of these 1 is still iu the hospital, in a fair way to recovery. WILL ENTERTAIN DEWEY. First Illinois Volunteers, Says He Was Cured by AGENT The condition expenses having been incurred iu finding homes for the people who were burned out by tne fires, particularly the great confla gration on Jan. 20. Heavy expen e has been incurred iu building the detention camps that have been put up, and for provisions of the people kept in them. The salaries OF physicians, at T2.0 per month, also make up a considerable part of the par cel, and there have been a number of paid inspectors, fumigators, heads of departments, etc. This is the sixth day in the present series since the last case of plague. The board of health feels satisfied that the end is iu sight. From Dec. 12 to this date, there have been 70 cases of of which 60 have plague, died, 9 were cured and WUl Surely 1 pgn Celebration May I Take l'lace. CHICAGO, April 9.—The celebration, in honor of Admiral George Dewey on the anniversary of the battle of Ma nila, May 1, will surely take place. A special meeting of the executive com mittee of the Dewey celebration was held here, and after some discussion it was resolved to go ahead with the ar rangements for entertaining the ad* miral, regardless of any political devel opments, and to make the affair as suc cessful as possible. A special sub committee left for Washington to ac quaint Admiral Dewey with the plans for his entertainment while in Chicago, and to confer with him regarding the route to be taken in coming to Chicago. The committee men said that politic? would NOT be mentioned at the con ference. Amendment* to the Army Bill. WASHINGTON. April 9.—Senator Lodge has introduced an amendment to the army appropriation bill giving to the commanding officer of the army the rank of lieutenant general, and to the adjutant general the rate of 1 to 1.00 men. rank of major general, aud Senator Pettus an amend ment providing for the employment by contract of additional surgeons opt W. H. McComb, to the DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS Men's Ladies' & Children's Shoes 'M Chicago, lit.. Ant. 29,189* TfcsPsiis nadkl—Co. Buffalo, N. Y. OcatlsunParing my campaign In Caba 'i was compelled to drink the unhealthy water oI tliat dliateand country, which got my Kidneys In very serious condition. I began to take Dodd's Kidney Pitts upon my Immediate return home and found them to be a sure cure for Kidney Complaint, and recommend them to all suffee* ers of this terrible diseas«. Dodd's Kidttev Pills cure all Diseaae6of the Kidneys. Sold bv all dealers in mMt cine.50 cetitsa boxorM* boxee for $2.50. 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