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MONDAY VESTING OAKLAND TRIBUNE: MAUCH 12 190U 'x hs amateur cetective ia as humafT BULL OPEN EVESIHGS. new writing paper every inch of tha body with a film I of brown, which lasts not for a few bljus-tering momenta, but for hour after hour of unreUeving discomfort, during which it is Impossible to ride, write or to forgive one's enemy. Well, we shall haive, please heaven, but few more days if it now. FLIES EVERYWHERE. the dust and but a short ay.

after the flies. One usedi to think, ah a child, 'beside the lice and the blood 4nd the brains, that the Egyptians got off father lightly with flies. A. short stay by the Modder aJters that opinion. The is black with them, the Jam pots hum under the hand that lifts' them frbm the table, and the flies come ut between one's fingers like black spouts of water.

A sudden pyrmadl of thpm forms on an eye morsel -of food, and one's hndi Is never at rest jsweepjng them from one's face. They follow, he ink as one writes in search of some experience, and the pen is, clogged wth their severed feet. Beyond doubt tne did the Egyptians an Injustice. f'Eut with the dust and the flies 1 he trbuble ceases. There are scorpions, no dciubt, tarantulas, lice and other litjtle things of th-e kind, but these are incidental worries.

Against -them must be et the magnifloent sunlight day after diy. tUHear, cool nights, the pientitude of MARSTON CAaIPBELL. i Marston Campbell, who is well known! land, has been appointed Road Supervisor Honolulu. Tha position is one oiv great responsibility and commands a line The appointment was made by Minister Voung of the Interior Department. -Mr.

C.unpbeil will now remain permanently at Honolulu. He has cent for his family to join him. Mr. Campbell is a son of Fred M. Campbell of this city.

Marsfon Campbell is well known in this city. He was Deputy City Engineer for a long time, JIad he remained here! he. httve been appointed Superintendent of Streets. The young man understands road building in every detail. 1 character as any of Shakespeare or even old Dogberry itmself.

He i tile nost aston-' shins clues. ind generally follows' them until he brings up about as far away from the solution of the mystery mortal well may be. But the specialist in the of crime, Sherlock Holmes, ijs a man who reads clues, as the Indian reads a trail. Every step he takes is a step to It's much the same way in the detec-. tion of disease.

While the amateur blundering along misleang symp-'i. toms, the specialist ges right to the real cause and mts an arresting hand upon the disease. It is in such a way mat Dr. R. V.

Pierce, chief consulting physician to the Invalids' Hotel and Surgical Institute, Buffalo, N. succeeds-in hunting out and arresting diseases, where, the less eiperienced practitioners fail. Slope than thirty years of special study and experience have enabled Dr. Pierce to read symptoms as easily and as truly aa he Indian reads a trail "which ia without a hint for a less acute vision than hisT Any sick person can consult Dr. Pierce by letter absolutely, without Each letter is read in private and answered in private.

Its cxmtents are held as sacredly It is answered with fatherly feeling -aa well as medical skill and the reply is aent sealed iii a MrfrtU? liin avivaIama Vi -a In- ITi4W be no third party to thecorrespondence. Thousands have taken the first step td' health by writing to Dr. Pierce writer ever regretted writing. Ninety- eight in every hundred treated have been positively cured. If you are afflicted with any old obstiaatei ailment write torday, you 'will be one da? nearer health.

Address Dr. Rr.V, Pierce, Buffalo, N. V. TIRED OF LIFE WITHOUT OPIUM. Because he could not vbtain opium.

James Kyan, a 'prisoner, tried to commit suicide-in his cell in the City Prison Saturday night. He (stopped up all the cracks and holes in his cell with his blanket, which he tore into strips, and then turned JallerThiliips. who rescued the despondr ent prisoner before he had become uncon scious. Tn Puro a flnp HaV. CTake Laxative Br JsSQuuilna Tablets.

All drugffista refund the. money it it falU, to cure. E. W. arovi'.

ign'-tur oa TRUSTEE'S AUCTION. By order of referee, in the matter of I. Lerner. bankrupt, "on Tuesday, March13 I 1 I 1. 1W, at M' ciocK rso.

n- street, I Shall sell for cash to the highest bidder Two wagons, one horse, counters, safe, National cash register, paper bar, chicken eoops scales, ice box, all comprising personal property th Metropolitan Butter Cq. Terms cash. Sale absolute. B. H.

DAXHAl'ER, Trustee. M. MARCUSE, Auctioneer. Died. MfCRIMMON" In this city, March 12, beloved wife of Kenneth Mc-Crimmon and n.otj-er if W.

H. Airs tt: Vandenbos. ased. i vears. LYONS In this city.

March 11, liJOO, SLr. 'elia Lvons, aged 53 years. RI-'ITjLY In this city. March 10. 10, Fat-rick Reiiry.

a native of County Long-lord, Ireland, aged years. ISAAC In this city, March 10. 1900, Cecilia isiir native ot East Oakland, aged I year, 8 months and 8 days. Are Ycu a Goo-' Jude- of Liquors Tf so, please call at E. Mercier's French Wine and Linuorr fctore, mi rtrootiway.

where you will find the best stock at lowest Sample free to all intending purchasers. Family trade a si Telephone 732 brown. W. Kinsey Dealer in Ne Styla nuUSenuiU ruimiuic. wttiustjj Ranprfis.

Etc Modern furniture, bought, exchanged or sold on lnEtallment payments. Cash discount 10 per tent from iifstallment -icea. ia-AM Thirteenth street. 4 Genuine Sprirg; Umb- Stall fed beef and choice poultry. Special sale nPxt Saturday, at Samson's Market Eleventh bet.

Washington and Clay sts. Orders taken and delivered. Phone main 142. Eyes Are ACCOCl" raodat- Iflg they'll see, maybe, quite well, through the pair of glasses you pick from a basket. But Nature's debt be paid sooner or later, and fitting self to erlasses is nskv terriblv risky.

Eye defects occur in such varying degree and in so many combinations that only the competent Optician with a complete eye-setting equipment, such as we possess, is qualified to discover the exact nature and degree of the trouble and properly correct it, E. H. NOE, Optician 460 7th St (nr. B'dway Station) "Alt OF More Light Thrown on the Goeur d'AIene ges. Stop of Almost InerediMe brutality Toward the Prisoners.

KVASHINGTOX, March 13. L. J. Simp- ns. electrical engineer at ardner Idaho, testiried in the Coeur d' Alene in vestigation before the House Committee oi Military Affairs Ho said he did not participate in the riot, but soon aster that i-vent he was arrested by a Eduad' of United States troops, who went atyout the.

streets arresting those persons pdiated out by Bunker Hill mine 'spotters." Two spectators on the streets, who stopped to see the soldiers and their prisoners, were promptly arrested and put with the other prisoners. The wit- ntjss said one of the prisoners, a Swede, wis taken with a tit, whereupon a so! dirr struck him senseh-ss with the butt of a gun. The, corporal of the guard came and turning over the man said: "I giiess you've -Axed that fellow all Si TO tijpkins said1 one of the prisoners was hbed of i 1 impkins' r.ecital caused somewhat of a fceinsation. He said he was taken from th By a. squad of four sol- d'i rs and marched to an opejj enclosure, wli ere he was placed with His back agjiirist a building.

soldiers stepped and cocked ther guns apparently king ready toyshoot him. At this ha, said, a high official the Bun- Hill i mine ar.neared and said thev 1 evidence enough to hang the witness, send Him im for manv vears. but if he Jtfld tei who blew i up the mill he would turned loose. tnpkihs said hp protested that he did know who the guilty parties were. ilrthe attempt to get 'evidence from h-was finally given up.

Tlho witness stated that at another tinie while in 'the "bull-pen" a person wllo said he was authorized by an of-t'icijal, offered him to implicate two Pf jsonsiin the blowing up of the mill. Thi? person said it did not matter much wlw were implicated, the names if ceijtain miners and the County Assessor were given, whom it was most desired to implicate, for i the' purpose, the witness sail of hanging them or getting them out of the country. He said he afterwards "Tied that the Assessor had had trouble leak" witjh the Bnnker-Hill mine owners over th. assessment. Tjhe witness detailed an interview with army officer, in which the'latter de clined to a priest to be summon ed inf to one or his prisoners who was- uy and also refused to allow him to corhmunicate with his partner as to the dis position of his property.

He detailed hy other instances, of alleged cruelty. ma On vis of his recitals was as to a brief by General Morriam to the "bull-." arid the to allow prisoners perl to communicate with him. Tit telling of 'the shooting of Johnson, the! prisoner who went insane. The witness' contributed additional testimony thnjt while Johnson. was running away, a cer mine omciai snouted, bnoot, sho it," and tl1e soldiers aeconlintfty shot.

Thi witness said he helped dig the tun nel intended a. a means of escape, as he. "dying by inches." He also gave his (experience -on the s-taifilingf line and while in rolitary confinement. When Representative Sulzer, who di- rfcied Lhe examination, asked the witness 'concerning "this Siberia-of horrors," cbjietions were made to the characteriza but 011 a. vote the committee permitted, the question.

MitS TALKS PHILIPPINES WASHINGTON, Mar. 12. Under special ord the Senate convened, at 10 A. M. today, -the two" hotirs before the regular heut of meeting -to be consumed in the reac ing of the, Alaska Civil Code bill.

Dur the greater part of 'the two hours oiiy i two 'or three (Senators were in the ehapiber. The clerlks in the two hours read! 123 pages of the bill. Allen (Nebraska) offered the follow ng resolution, which mas "That the 'President fbe if no: inC'Wnpatible with 'the! public interest, to inf of the. "Senate whether or not any comlnuntration has been received by this Go.v rnment from its consular represi-ativ" a.t Pretoria embodying the requests of the Presidents of South African republics for mediation of intervention with a viLw to ending the wir now in progress between these anft Great Britfiin, as reported in the "British press, and if -not incompatible "with -the public inte-est. he furnish the Senate with a cow! of such communication or i Routine business having been concluded.

Mr. Rawlings Wyo.) addressed the, Sen ate bn our 'relations with Philinnines. He fcad read the-hill of Spooner, conferring authority upon the President to govirn the 1 Philippines until Congress otherwrse "Tliiat bill," said he, "is but the pro-logup of the swelling act in the tin had read the act of 1S03 conferring the President power to govern the poryiof Louisiana. Mr. Rawlings read publishers as a basis for his arguments.

i Deaths- Reported. Clarence E. Webber, a native of Mas sachusetts, 70 years diedi of consump tion ar. the County Infirmary Fridav. hjamin Baker Fuller, a native of New Hampshire, 89 years old, died Saturday at his hbme at Fprty-Tirst street and San Pabitt avenue.

Thk death has been reported of Julia frcm liver complaint at tne Fabiola Hespita.l. She was a native of-the Canary Island and was 33 years old. The remains wili fee. taken to San Francisco for Inter- men HORROR I REV. JOS.

ADAMS' DEATH IN SEATTLE. A dispatch from Seattle says: Wes'ley Adams of Oakland, arrived hetre last night to ake the remains of iis father, the Rev. Joseph Adams, who was found dead in bed, presumably rtm heart disease, back to Adapts was one of the first to introduce-Chrfstian Science on the Pacific Coast. Mrs. Mary P.aker Eddy, founder of Christian Science, upon hearing of his being exeommuhi-cated fnom -the by -Ms Congregational brearen at Oak'atui Ifn 1W because of his unontbodox ideas sqnt him and gave 4ikn private instruction, in 'the science.

He afterward became the first preacher of the Boston church. A desire -to spread the work became great aim. and, returning to Oakland -wilth a ew followers, he started church. A few years later he went jto Chicago, but returned to the Coast flve yeflrs ago. Adams was tborn England, July 9, 1SC4." 119 leaves a widow, now in Chicago, ahd seven children.

TYPE FOUNDERS RAISE WAGES. Associated Press Dispatches ny j. The Tribune's Special Leased lite. PinLADELPHIA, Mar. 12.

At a coil-, ference between, the itype founders of ie United States and their-employes regarding wxgea and their differences have" been settled in -a manner satisfactory fp loth sides. The new wage and the nine-hour work day will go inlto effect April 1st. The advance in wagr-s amounts to from to 20 per cent ovt-r the present -The unions demati.5 'd anj of from 20 to 50 per cent, bpt accepted a compromise. The conference was irv (progress nearly a week, during which time day and night sessions we're held. The type founders at the meeting represented fully -capital, aiid delegates of the union rejp-re'sented employes.

The founders from nearfy every section of the country were in attendance. A Narrow Escape- Thankful words written by Mrs. Ada Hart of Groton, S. D. "Was takenlth bad cold which settled on -my hfigp coieh" set in and finally terminated in Consumption.

Four doctors gave me up, snvine I could live nut a short time gave-myself up to my Savior, determined if I could not stay with my friends ob earth, I would meet my absent ona above. Mv husband was aavised to gH T)rJ Kmc npw uiseovery tor Cousrhs and Co'da. 1 gave it a trial took in all eight bottles. It has cured me and thank God. I am saved and now i well and healthy woman." Trial bottles freie at Osgood Bros Drug Store, corndr Seventh and Broadway.

Regular size 50c and II. Guaranteed or price refunded. Costly Fire in Omaha. Associated Press Dispatches by The Tribune's Special Leased Wire. OMAHA.

Mar. 12-Early th morningi tire consumeil- ihe stock of the Omlaha Tent and Rubber Company, vai- kued at 120,000. and gutted the buildin Which is the property ot V. A. Paxtoii The1 loss on the building, amounting to is fairly well covered by insui'-ance.

The -insurance an the IVnt "aid Rubber Company's stock is Tlje stock of JlueKer, Schoeller Mueller, dealers in iiianos, Of the N-ebraskia Seed Company, which wens located in aj joining ibui'idings, were badly damaged bly smoKe anu water. of Battery; Charles Kruse, who was arrested a few days ago for striking Benedita GuereriL has been Drought to the County Jail serve twenty dajs for the offense. Ifi was sentenced by Judge Quinn of Pleai anton. 1 Your Face. Shows the 6tate of your feelings and thje state of your health as.

weii' impure blood makes itself apparent in a pale and sallow complexion. Pimples and Skin Bruptlons. if you are reeling weaK and worn out and do not have a healthy ari nearance you should try Acker's Blood Elixir. It. cures all blood diseases wherje cheap Sarsaparillas and so-called purifiers fall; knowing this, we sell ever bottle on a positive guarantee.

Sold by Osgood Bros. SPECIAL. Dr. Case, who has been laboring ih China lor a number ot years, will givt? an mdresss to Christians at 7:4" this even- and Tuesday evening will give an a1. dress on the lxra worn in tmiia, ui Gospel Hall, 1064 Market street.

All are cordially invited. 1 co Late tor Classification -i RBPPECTABLE young lady wishes to do second work. Address 1102 Myrtle St. hj WAKTr.D Competent second girls girls for liKht housework. Apply Marj- vin's, HfiS Washington.

"hj- they call it a. Hindoo It's a beauti- Swastika Paper name for good luck, ful purfr white paper similar to a kid finish. Decidedly swell, and in three sizes (Donald, Titian and Victor.) Square flap envelopes to mlitch each size. Something new and not in very great quantity 6oc to 7oc for one quire paper and envelopes. Another -new Hoiland Linen.

style is called Holland Linen; in-pistachio greeny Holland linen was very fashionable last yfttf. This is the first of the new Two sizes, and of course in the new shapes envelopes to match. A few quires by express from isie'w York. Aslf to see same, 50c to 70c for one quire paper'and envelopes. Plaid Tarltan Sta- tionerj.

Crane is Plaid Tarltaa to stationery as Sterling is to silverthe best made. A new water-lined plaid effect in three 'new: colors iris (a new purple), chas-seaur; (a new blue), and cream. Smooth to write on. The new sizes with envelopes matching 60c to Soc for i quire paper and envelopes. Crane's Twill Flax like Irish linen Twill Flax very swell 30c to 60c for 24 sheets and envelopes.

SMITH BROS." (Mrs. SMITH SONS) I154-U53ROADWAY OAKLAND WILL TOLERATE Great Britain Not in a Mood to Welcome Intervention. Associated Press Dispatches by The Tribune's Special Leased "Wire. NEW YORK, "March 12. A special to the.Wortfl from Washington says: Baron" Gevers, the new Minister from the Netherlands, will be officially "received tomorrow.

He brings authenticated copies of the three treaties embodying the agreements of The Hague peace conference, which he will file with the State Department. Itaron Covers gave out tonight the following -authorized interview: "The Boers are brothers of the HoU landers, and the two reoples are bound by the strongest ties of blood and, intercourse. "1 am not aware of any negotiations between European powers looking toward intervention. The state of affairs, unhappily. Is such that In all probability it would be impossible for any European power to approach Great Britain without daneer of rebuke.

"If some nation on terms of cordial ln-tiroacy were to begin the negotiations and open the way I feel convinced that all Europe Would further the plan." TAYLOR'S POSITION Oil WATER RATES. -f Certain statements at with the facts have been made Councilman Taylor's position on the water Mr. Taylor had prepared an ordinance provided' a one-third cut on area Tates and a cut of 20 per cent in meter rates. This ordinance, was not urged because -Mr. Taylor thought that the Cuvellier ordinance met the issue and desiring harmony he backed the ordinance presented by Cuvellier.

DOWN TO DEATH 1 IN THE DEEP HALIFAX, N. Mar. 12. A 'Yarmouth (dispatch reports that the steamer Counto collided -with another steamer off Sable and the Captain and twenty-one men were drowned. Death of Mrs M'Crimmon.

(Mrs. Mary MeCriramort, wife of Kenneth ilct'rimmon, died last night "a-; her home, JIT Third street. She was a "native of Ireland, and was 64 years oid. She leaves tw children, Mrs. R.

Vanden- ihps and W. H. McCrimnwn, the ex-polica officer. The funeral arrangements navel not yet "been completed. EW OW TO Plucky Fruitvale Lady Stands Offl Crowd.

Lined Up the Tresp ssers at a the Point of Shotgun. Mra. A. Brendenmuho, hope husband is a noriat residing on the ol Bray idace in Upper Fruitvale," yesterdjay afternoon Knftl iun a. crowd of about thirty San Francisco picnicers and marched them off the premises at the muzzle of a double-barredtd shotgun.

The tieli in question is lilled with flowers whlcq the owners to florists. The trespassers had en tered the field and started to maKe a clean sweep of the flowir: when they were seen by Mrs! Brendenmuho, who immediately 'told them 'to fleave. This they refused to do. As none of 'the men weJ'e about th. place: to assist har; Mrs.

--Brendenmuno returned no the house and prwunng doublt-barrelled shirtgun canjfe back 'to the Held -and again ordt-red tne crowd ti leave. "Oil, that old gun loaded," repueu one man. The plucky woman immediately dis charge! one load into the told the man that he would get the ojtner one un- It-ss he got over fenee on short bee ng that she was determined, tbo tres pyssers ileft the tic 111. Many complaints are ibe.ine piade by the residents of Fruitvale about! the lack of I protection from trespassers and vagrants. and' the question of butter liuicfj, pto rec ti via -is uuvv ur-iig tiiiaLtu.

HR0; IS HUD .111 taw, (Continued From Page 1.) dress, which made a profound impression upon the heaters, the CJuartet Night I'm Goiiig Home." sang "Good THE1 CO-MM1TTAI1, As the military and navall commands bad the right of way In the funeral, the 1 idasons did. not exXend their services to conducted the grave, and, accordingly the committal to earth in the the -service being led by Ma: The Remains" were then bor lodge room, ter e. from the hall the hearse on the way to the cemetery. THE PROCESSICOf The procession was headed a platoon of police; under command of 1 iptain Pet- ersoiv and a platoon oomprU ng tne 10k lowing: Sergeant Claris, la rolmen Ar- nest, Agnew. Collett, Sehijoeder.

Sill, Murrv. Henderson. Lynch. Kjle. Tuman, Cooney, Stahl, Cockerton, Iiangworthy, Gilberu Andrews 9 Moore, i Captain Wilson and Ollicf-rg Flvnn and others kept vehicle A a nd pedes- i triaps out of.

the way on he line of I the red-i march. Following the police, came coatrd band of the Navy 1 at Mare 1 comiiany Island. After 'them marched of the Marine Guard of the'L'r ited States, 1 omma'nd of, dress uniform, the.d Captain It. C. First Lit utenant D.

1. Had. Second -Lieutenant M. Cutts, comprising 03 men i hen came 'thirty blue jacKtHt from the. Receiving Ship Independence, command of Lieutenant Cava under 'the paugh.

The left 01 line was prougnt up Dy Company Veteran Reserves of this city, Captain C.i K. King, had acted as escort to ithe visising soldiers and blue jackets. The procession moved eas wardly on Twelfth to Broadway, thence ljo'Piedmont avenue to Mountain lew Cetnetery. At the corner of toix.teenth street land way the marines a Reserves took cars on the Tr4 nd Veteran nsit line in for them and roue in the rear of the procession to the cemeteify gate AVithin jthe cemetery the line was re formed and march ended at the grave. The quartet -thera, sang "Nearer My God to Thej and "rny vvnl me JJ The marines then fined the tjriple volley over the grave ot -the deceaseJ.

and Cap tain (A ichois was dolt alone wip.h the hon ored. dead li pan-bearers were as follows: Mi sonic- George H. Smith, Major E. A. bner'nan, County Supervisor Mitchell and Judge Hail.

City Councilman F. K. Mottiand Edwin Meets, There also a set of scldier and sailor pallrbearers who walked between the 'ci vilians and the Jiearse. I THOSii 1 RESENT It had been expected that Commander Drake of tlfe navy yards at Jaare lslaitd would be in attendance, but tie was ire vented from coming by illness! The offi cers from the navy yard other than those mentioned' who were present were as fol lows: Oificers Captain Allen, chlejf engineer; Commander Bowmaiv equipmf rtt otficei Chaplain McAllister; X)r. Bradley, medical inspector of navy hospital; Lieutenant Commander Phelpschief of (Labor Bu reau: Lieutenant Commander CcUins, ex eciiuve oflicer of the.Teet-ivirig is hit, deijendence Lieutenant Burrake, aide to equipment dfticer; Ensign Itoyjee, attache of the Iero.

These withvthe troops cam from the navy yard on the Govtrtsmen tug Una- and returned tliithcKal ter the obse oules. Members of Oakland Lodg present i were: J. G. Lemmon, John itcheli, G. i T.

Burtchaell, W. T. Hamiltbn, L. M. Bra.idwt ll.

B. Rutherford, Dir. Thomas, i btepnen Gage, vooirlues, J. Y. Towle.

J. 'oa Hirsch, Eusene Van! Court, E. Frrtin, Condon. 1 D. Rowe, D.

Wtandeford, D. Charles F. Ott, S. W. Wise.

W. II. Friend, A. Patterson, 4-Judson McCuliyj Chaa. M.

L. Broadwell, George A. Smith Harmon Bell, A. J. II.

Hendensoa, Jacob Mueller, M. Wise, T. J. Jenne, Dr. J.

H. Thos. J. Miller, John Brit ton. Theo.

Mock, F. J. Lea, Chi s. Roeth, George Carleton. The members of other lodges and'jtocie-E.

Erost, ties were: Chas. illeeseman, G. Robertson, Wm. S. Corri- gan N.

A. Korn, T. H. Simpson, Lucl- i us A. Booth.

RJ Kinsnear, C. Williams, J. Zimmerman, W. Tiffany, Col. Colqu- houn," Barstow; Jrnr L.

Bromley, O. K. Stampley, C. M. Kelley Heeseman, Samuel SwifL A.

J. R. Wii- kie, John Mars.h, E. J. Pinaud of Crockett, J.

eDttelbach of Stanislaus, Ar thur Rahlett of Ion, II. A. fclelvin. E. F.

Hughes of Adair. 4 GAYE BLESSING AS WELL AS CO JSEIIT. When Joseph Maloney cf San Pablo to Cupid Powning for a license to marry 17-year-old Ellen Chattleton ot the sane town he presented the following consent of the girl's mother:" "San Tablo, March 2, 1900. Dear 3ir: Thi is to certify that I am wiilinjc and satisfied that Joseph Maloney should, take my daughter, Ellen Chattletotk, for his lawful wife. My blessing and the blessing of God' be with them.

Respectfully yours, "ilRS. CliATTIiETON." SHOOT 1 i in political and business circles In Oak- to his credit. Minister Young could of and expected at once brought him to the front, as he on ild's hardy Highland Brigade to Koo-oosberg on Ftbriiary 3d. as told by the Correspondent of the Standard. And the brigade-had only marched ten miles when he men begun thus to suffer.

It is only from vivid descriptions, such as comes mail, that the cjiimatio Conditions of the veldt can be thoroughly. realized. The goes on to say: "Fortunately, the river bt-ing close by, Jvater was procurable and-the men all pot into camp at the drift by 1 o'clock. nly a few of "th cases turned out to be ally serious. Two men were lost alto-th one of whom was found two days iater by'a patrol of lancers.

He was in 1 raving condition; and died shortly after brought into camp. Tlje lessons k-arned from, these things re intt resting. "The march clearly sfhowed," sai(i "the (iahgr of taking infantry for lontr ditnee in thA j.eit' of the day without a proper water uj-'ply it practicaJiy decides that the ifoute to Pretoria must be e.ither along a Railway or along the rivers. Another tiling clearly manifested was the unsuit- ibi.ity' c-f the heavy ejuipment of the men for a campaign in South Africa. Each man was carrying 150 rounds of ammunition in pouches hung on his stomach 4nd attached with an arrangement of fjtraps which- closely resembles the ordinary mule harness used here.

Hung on his back was a heavy overcoat, which, Sinre th? march from Orange river began, 's. as I have observed, never been Oiiee. Then jthere js tie water bot- canteen, rifle an.l other necessary oijelu-i. unnorm. JfP a burden about s.xty pounds.

The 1 1 1 i. ujiti ujiniii: iji-vr, ivi o- 11 Kit u. U. 1-11 v. 1 t.

tiirj niiL ami itf 1 1 1 itr 1 gs of the Hit hlanders in the most cruel manner. AWFL'IIEAT AND DCST. F. Provost ISattersbv. writine from Orange-river to the Morning Post, gives a clearer idea of what life is to soldiers dn the veldt.

His dispatch February 5th "The sun feels like a Heated iron held close to the pkin; one cannot hold a piece ht -j jgj of g. tHK)rta and the dust rises at each footstep and clings to everything tjjat moves "To and fro, in their midst a trail of dust that never -Mettles, move continuously the long, strange trains of transports. Qpen wagons filled with men, or pled with guns, or with men piled above 'he guns, like emblematic car in a procession; long, wide country 'carts, half tented, brimming with camp equipment, alternating with naval ordnance hooded in oilskin, or a string of, grey pontoons. I "The -sidings are choked with trains leaded with- an army. Progress is mad deningly slow, for there is a single line from De Aar to the Modder." A TOUCH OF BEAUTY.

Then comes a delicate touch of local color, a glowing description. "At he writes, "from one of those low hills by the river it looks like one of the great fairs of Southern Russia, for in the twilight the veldt ha.s something of the djar.kness, "silence and mystery of the steppes. Its purples are not so deep as those that twilight we-arss above the -black earth the Volga, but they have clear-njess and epace." And the resemblance is strengthened when the floating silvery veil of dust, which seems to rise with the evening, gives to all within it a masic distance- the tents, the tethered horses, the ungainly carts, the orange brightness of the camp' fires while out on the dark ening veldt, the laboring spans of oxen cbn be seen to move by the growing trail of dust behind them. man could paint that picture and paint into it the sense of war. Even the bugles which cry to each other down ttvere about the fires have no eterh hard- res in them, no song of death.

The thinnest sickle of the new moon burns pale above the hill in the redness which the sun has left, with the evening star set moon's breadth above it, as in a jeweler's design. There 13 not In all those miles of air the dimness for one bead of dew. The moon rests unbent on its edge before it moves beneath the hill, and. as her sinking flame, the little twitter of the Kaffir p'hinxes laments the hour. That and not the camp bugle gives the real 'last post." the night cali of this bird country into which iwe have come." But it is the plague of dust and flies that mJke life so unbearable.

From Modder river MV. Batterrfby writes: "When the first shot was fired across the Modder tfce 1-andi was green in its way. It had at least on it a make-biiieve of grass, a sparse, dried, untoothgome looking herbage, which man and beast accepted as fodder. Now it is a biasing red -waste of sand. The waste extends, the sand is ia intensified, as regiment is added to regiment, battalion to battalion, battery to battery, troop to troop.

The dust, which was once a nuisance, is now little lesss than a plague. It is always" being stirred by the strings of horses on their way to watering, which pass and. repass to the river almost every hour of the day, by the kicking, squealing droves of mules, by the long spans, of oxen. It rises on the stillest days without warning in thin, twistin? spirals of yellow sand, which take 'their own way, beauti ful end abominable" across the camp, befouling everything, upsetting everything that stands across their course, and reaching for hundreds of feet upward into th still blue sky. But the dust devil are little more than an amusement to out dust ridden eouls.

i It is the dust which comes, not in d-aily spirals, but in ever, whelming cloudsv that we fear; which hides, not a tent here and there, but the entire camp, the roof of heaven, all vestige-of the worSd; which blinda the eyes and brings blood to the eyelids, fills the mouth with its gritty foulness, and coats His line road work in this city still not have made a better selection Campbell went to Honolulu In the to be gone only a short time. His ability is a flue civil engineer. KRUGER (Continued From Page 1.) to let me take his finger off, as it was so shattered he could not pull the trigger of his ri lie, as jt got in the way of the next lkiger, -which ha could use, for he waited to 'get back up the hill to pay the Dutchmen out. Of coursA 1 would not let him go back. The bullet wounds are beautifully clean, just a little round and do not seem to do much damage "as they often go through the bone without shat tering it and they do not bleed muclif The sneii wounds are hideous, i "The morning light began to dawn about 4:30 and lit up the ghastly faces of the patients around me.

My men. now got a tire ready' and got some more beef tea and coffee, and I had somo myself, the first meal since my dinner" the day be fore, and after" giving the wounded pome as well, I sent them on the ambn-lances across the drift. BOER GENERALS. Commandant B'tha and Burgess, who the scene. The former, who was the rhipf

was a. ttiin mi. with veilowlsh hf-ard and hair and had a magrtiflcent rifle, beautifully carved with bis name and a text from, the Bible, He had a couple, of mounted Kaffirs, car- Tying his ammunition and; water tit and an interpreter. He 'seemed, however, to understand English though he refused to speak it but now and then said There were quite a number; of German officers. It was very sadj to see the things we found in their pockets love letters, Christmas cards, little pocket books, with accounts, half finished letters.

Several of the 1 a- check for 10s, a purse with money, etc. Some of the officers had trihkets round their neks One poor chap had a locket with a spray of white heather and we had to cut his name off his shirt and pin it to the locket as a means ofj identification, I am willing to that a number- had had their fingers out off to get. their but the Boers said that they did not see who did it, and were REDMOND AN IMPLACABLE FOE TO THE QUEEN. Will Resign His Seat if Dublin Council Welcomes Victoria. Associated Press Dispatches by The Tribune's Special Leased Wire.

DUBLIN, March 12, William Redmond, M. has written to the clerk of the corporation protesting against the proposed address of welcome to" Queen Victoria and expressing his intention to resign hi3 seat in the Council if the address- is presented. I IRISH THANKED FOR SYMPATHY BY DR. LEYDS. LONDON', afar.

12. The of Dr. Leyds, the diplomatic agent of the Transvaal, to John CUancy, irish Nationalist member of Pariiam-nt tor the Xortb. Di- vision of County Dublin, thanking- the: public corporation fori the resolution of sympathy for the South African says "The resolution is gTeatly appreciated by me. I know how keenly it will be prized by our much suffering country, still struggling for 1 independence and liberty.

It is a satisfaction to know 'that a part of the Irish population in fhe United Kingdom, mindfut of the blood being shed in South to extend sympat-hy to our people. May this sympathy (be re-echoed iby aumbera of your countrymen." HORRORS OF LIFE ON THE AFRICAN VELDT. Heat. Dust and Flies Harder to 1 Endure Than Boer 1 Bullets. (Correitpondence of the Associated Presi.) LONDON, sjfarch S-'Men seized with sunstroke, writhing and gasping for water, were lying every fifty yards or so." This is not a description Of a battlefield, but merely the account of the very ordinary practice mardh made by General ilac- stands 1 1 i i S57.00 A FRONT FOOT PROPERJY ON STREET 1 1 1 FOURTEENTH 23" i 1 I 1 co VHIH OURS IS NOTr -AN INSTALMENT HOUSE We give-liberal terms of creflit to 11 reliable people.

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