Alton Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 11, 1900 · Page 12
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Alton, Illinois
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'<>r t ' ALTON WEEKLY TELMrKAPB, *TAK. 11, 1000, Attack on Ladysmith Repulsed by the British. POSITIONS 1AKKX AM) RETAKEN. Hi • linen I'nxlii-il HIP Allnrit wltli C.i-ont (.•iiiirnw mill ICm-rtfi --ll"ri"i Tiimi'il Out uf Ono J'lncc In tin- Hrllltti riislUiiii ill th« 1'olnt ol tin- Hii.vonrl —Hii«r)i I'lnnlly Kr|iulHi'i! l-:\i'i-.vwliri'i' with Ili-nvy Loss — firnrnil Fi-cni-ir* Suffolk* lllnfcnK-i'il. London, .Ian. !).—A minor Is current In the city that (Jeneral Httller hns crossed the TiiKchi river, cai>lnred twelve nuns and Is now marching on London. .Ian. !).—The war olllee has just pnhlished the following dispatch from General Bnller: "Frerc Camp, Natal, Jan. 8.—The following Is from White, dated 2 p. in. yesterday: 'An attack wax commenced on my position lint was chiefly ngnliist Caesar's ennip and WIIKOII hill. The GEKKUAL Sin GEORGE BTUAKT WHITE. enemy was In great strength and has pushed the attack with greatest courage and energy. Some of the on- trenchments on Wagon hill were three times taken ^iy the enemy and re-taken liy vis. The attack continued until ":.'!() 1' ni. At Point of tlie Hiiyiinrt. "'One point In our position was occupied by the enemy the whole day. Hut at dusk, In a very heavy rain. storm, they were turned out of this position at the. point of the Imyouet, in a most galhint manner, by the Devons. led by Colonel Park. Colonel Ian Hamilton commanded on \Vngon hill, and rendered valuahleservlce. The troops luive had a very trying time nnd have behaved excellently. They •we elated nt the service they have rendered the <|iieen. The enemy were repulsed everywhere with very heavy loss, greatly exceeding that on my side", which will lie reported as soon as the lists are completed..' " SllIl'lllllH 1>1»K1'II <!<"'' Telegrams from Uenslmrg say seven <-,Hlccrs jind thirty men of the Suffolk* were killed and that, about, tifty were captured. (Jeneral French's announcement that the Essex regiment has been sent to replace the Sufl'olks is more hitter to the hitter's friends •than the list of casualties, as the only in- feronce dedtifiblc from this fact Is that the Suffolk*! disgraced themselves nnd their Hag by bolting and leaving a few of their more staunch comrades to till the Pretoria jails. Lord I,e La Warr, In a graphic description of the battle of Magersfon- teiu, rni.vs: "It is useless to disguise that a large percentage of the troops are losing heart for a campaign comprised of n .succession of frontal attacks on an Invisible foe, securely entrenched and unreaehable. Our men fought admirably but they were asked to perform miracles. Don't blame them and don't bin me the gallant general, who was the first victim of the terrible disaster which overcame the Highland brigade. \VUIII>|III))I-'N I.imt Wtmls. "They marched in quarter column to their doom, (ieneral AVnnchop'* last words: 'For Ood's sake, men, do not blame me for this,' will gladden the hearts of his n'ninlicrlcsN friends. There was no accord between l!ene.ral Melh- tien and Ceneral Wauchope In regtfrd to the best method of attack. Ceneral Methuen's plan prevailed, and the mistake lost TOO men." Ill M.KIl'S IIKI-'KAT KXI'I.AINKU. Iliittln II-' -« Which \Vi-rr Drawn I> TV •«• Nut ('niuplflfil. London, .inn. !l.—The llrst account giving any adequate explanation of Ceneral Huller's defeat at the Tngcla river conies by mall from Hcnnett- Hurlelgh, The I tally Telegraph's correspondent. It appears that the battle ordei-K, drawn up by General Clorv, provided for the effective support of the artillery by Hart's, Harton's aud Dliudoimld'H hrlKiidcK. These were never completed. Uencral Hart missed his way, Lord Uundiimild failed to Mipfiort and (ieneral Harion got part of his forces In an untenable position. Colonel Long, with the artillery, out- pused the escort of the guns, an'd they were lost, Urielly that seems to be the Mory of the Tugela river. Hut through graphic columns, there continually recurs die discovery of the unexpected t-ntrcnclimenls and awful fusllades from hidden Boers and gallantry such ax has seldom marked British battlefields. After describing how the British force began their advance at daylight nud how the Moors left them absolutely unmolested, the corerspundeni says-. "At tl:-0 there suddenly burst an a\v fill crush «f Boer musketry upon tin, batteries anil advancing infantry, Tim rattle of the Mansers swelled and wan maintained as niu- continuous rmu'. From tin- buildings and lines uf trenches Mouth of tin- river and from the river bank itself the Boers tired ai our gunner* find f<iolineii, and OMJII <|ic irenchcH on the northern side <>i die Tugela rlvi-r and from Fort Wylie and elsewhere they sent out a hiirr'icaue uf It.-nden hall and the bullets v'enomonslv vnlmid upon tlie grouiiil 111 nil ilircc- ttoiid." (..llll •!•(. .Sllill till- (,,,l,. ( .. l.nlidoli, Jan. :». .\ |ir.\;iit ni' ihe Iriisli rllles, who fnughl ;il Sun-mlii rg, In a h-ttiM 1 In IIIN home, says tliai when (jciici'dl (iill.'iciv MHV the pii.-iiiuii llie jtuldi- had led tin- tnuips into |ji« shot the i.-iilde dead willi \t\^ o\vn icvulM. 1 !'. IN CAVITE, Font Ainrrlran* Are Klll«-tt nnd the Eni-iny Suffer* Mi-nvll.v, Manila, .fan. )>.—The campaign against the Insurgents who have been massing in the province of Cavlte during tin- last few weeks has been opened by (Soneral Bates In decisive fashion, and n severe blow has been Inflicted fin the rebels nut without serious loss to the American troops, however. I'l'cliiiiliiaryI'cciiiiiidiss.'inccs have been made by Colonel P.irklilmer with a battalion of the Twenty-eighth volunteers and one gun at Novaleta. by Major Ta.irgnrt with f\vo battalions of tl:e same regiment, at Perec, das Marina*, and a detachment of the 1-Vnirlh Infantry south of Imus. The American forces under Colonel Blrkhimer was strongly opposed by the rebels, who were attacked in it strongly fortified position. Sixty-live of tlie Insurgents were killed in their trenches ami forty were; wounded. The Americans lost three killed, Including a lieutenant. ' Twenty were wounded. Thlrty-tive rifles were captured. General Schwail's command, which Is now at Blnang. also had an engagement with the Filipinos. In which nine of the enemy were killed and twenty-six raptured. The American losses in the tight were one killed and eleven wounded. (Jeneral Schwan has been working to the southeast, near Santa Kosn, along the Laguna de Bny. Lieutenant (illlmore of the cruiser Yorktown, who was captured by the insurgents ncnr Haler 'iiuiny months ago. arrived here by boat from Yigau, and at once came ashore to visit his sister, who has been in Manila for some time. He was attired in a Spanish uniform when he landed. Naval officers are rejoiced at the escape of Lieutenant (illlmore. During most of the time he was in the hands of the rebels he was treated very harshly, and ho is thin and weak. IOWA LEGISLATURE MEETS. Dr. 1). II. llnwcii, n <ieur Mini, Ix Klertvil S|iruki>r. DCS Moines. In.. Jan. !).—Dr. 1). II, Boweu of Alhimnkee county was nominated for speaker by the Republican house caucus, receiving 43 votes to 38 votes for W. L. Eaton. Boweu was the candidate of the John II. Gear forces in the pending senatorial contest and his nomination for speaker ensures the re-election of (icar to the United States senate. The friends of A. B. Cummins, the other candidate for senator, concede ({ear's inajfority of the Republicans in the senate, so that the, result on speiikership in the house caucus determines the senator- ship. The twenty-eighth general assembly of Iowa convened at noon. I)r. 1). II. Howen was selected speaker of the house. In the as.somblying of the legislature there was keen Interest manifested in the selection of n United States senator to succeed Senator (iear. The only contestants were Senator (Jear of Burlington and A. B. Cummins of Dos Molnes. Monday Mr. Cummins withdrew ills name, leaving the Held clear for Senator ('.car to succed himself. GOVERNOR NASH INAUGURATED. I'urnilo In Which Military, Clvlir niitl I'o- lltli'Hl Oi-^unl/.utioiiM I'artlt-tpitUMl. "* Columbus. O., .lun. St.—At noon, In (lie rotmulii of the slate eapitol, Hon. (ieorge K. Nash was Inaugurated gov- rnor of Ohio, succeeding Asa S. Hush- ncli. The oath of otlice was adminis- tcreil liy Chief Justice Shauck of the supreine court, following which Governor Busliuell presented the* new governor with his commission, (iovcrnor .\iifcli tlieli delivered his inaugural address. Lieutenant Governor .lohn A. l.'ald- well of Cincinnati was inaugurated in the senate chamber during the afternoon. .Following the Inauguration ceremonies came a magnificent parade. In which military, civic ;ind political organizations participated. A public reception was held by (lovernor Nash In the senate chamber at night. The governor and ex-Uuvernor Bushnell also attended a "Shanty club" smoker at night given at Ihe (Jreal Southern hotel by tlie newspaper men. Hci-nliK- Miiriiccl tn Ucntli. .New York, .inn. ',). —Miss Jobarma Lynch, 1!8 years old, who IIveil with her brother-in-law, (ieorge Wilson, in it tliret*-room .'iparlment on .Madison street, was burned to death there early in the morning. Aroused by tlie expiu ston of a lamp, which set lire to the place. Miss Lynch had gotten safely out of the apartment, carrying In her arms her ti-year-old nephew. Hut in Ihe mistaken belief that her sister's baby had been left behind she went buck Into the rooms in which the tire was raging. Overcome us «he searched she fell to the floor and was burned to dentil. All other members of the family hail gotten to the roof of the building in .safety. SIstfr .ViiKii»tu'« Ilddy Found. KenoHha, \V1«., Jan. !).—The dead body of Hlster Augustii was found on the hike shore, having been washed ashore then* liy (lie waves of Luke Michigan. Sister Angusia disappeared from Kemper hall on Tuesday last, after attending the annual retreat of the Sisters of St. Mary. Her disappearance was very mysterious. Tlie case IB believed to be one of snh-lde. Sister Augusta's former home was In .St. Louis. Minn Howe (M-IH Vcrillet Cur $.%.OUO, New York, .Ian. U.—Mls« Mary K. Howe has obtained a verdict for $,'1.11110 In the supreme court before Judge Truax in tier action against Mrs. Frances Augusta SUinner. The suit was drought by .Miss Howe for fj;:M,7."i<i fur services rendered by her to Mrs. Skinner as "society couch" as, a companion anil entertainer. Fostoila, <>.. .Ian. !). I'rairle Iiepoi. Mil nil village twelve miles north uf here, was visited by u disastrous lire, emailiim ii lu*>. of from jMnn.uiin H> j\|,~>i>.iuMl. Klcvcn hiislness hiiiises and one duelllnu house were lotiilly de- slmycd :ui.| n iniiiilii>r nl' uthi-r iuilld Ing" more or to.-; M-orclied. C.illna> llji l.len.l II, I,II', Ml. .Si---. Vui'li. !' The dirci'ioi'M uf the i 'lr\ I'liind. I'iiii inmiii, t'lili-aHo ami .St: I.mih. Kailroail i-ompiiny have^de i.-ldre:! it dlvl'li-nd uf I'a perccin. mi Us C'timmiili >-lo( I; for the six inolilbv eui! cd I'i (. .".I, |ia.\.'(bli- March I. WAR VICTIMS Statistical ^Exhibit of the United States Government. TOTAL LOSS OF LIFK WAS 4,,>04. Xi'lirnikn l.ciui* All (lir Otlu-r Mntc*. MllvllIU Tll|Pt.V-TlVI> <T llKF SllllllpPH Kllli-d in Ai'llim —IMirlm; Ihi- \Viir Knur("i>n Volunteer mill I'linr Hruuhif .\rinv, •(•«•« \\ITC Kllli'il In Huttlf--Ni'\v Voik stole <'lmrK<<<! H !(Ii •"> I •' IJpwrl Imi*. \V:lslllll^Uin. ./.'III. !>.~A llllllllllllcl lins JUKI lict'ii l.isui'il by tlio iiil.lntiuit jrciicrnl's otiici- under tlir title of "Stu- tisticiil Kxhiliit ol' Stvciijitli of Volunteer forces Culled into St-rvlw Dni'lni: the \\~nr \vltli Spiiin, with IAISNCS from all Causes." The volunteer force consisted ill' 10,017 otlicers and 2'1;VJ1S en- linted men, a total of i!'-!.'t.l2l(5 wlio were en^!iij;eil in the war. The dentils numbered M8 officers mid ."(..Till men. IMirini; the war fourteen volunteer ollieers and four otlicers of the regular army holding volunteer commissions were killed In action, three died from wounds, lit) from disease and thrw from other enuses. of whom three were suicides. Of the enlisted men 100 were killed in action, sevonty-eitfht others died from wounds received and i!,7UO from disease. There were, further, Kj!) deaths of enlisted men from various causes, ninety-seven of whom dieil from accidents, twenty-one 'were drowned, eleven were suicides and thirty were victims of murder or lioiul- cide. Desertions from the ranks nuni- !>er?d :j,(M.;t>. Total Ynjuntcrr LOBS 1,718. The totiil losses in the volunteer forces were 1.718 officers, Including el>dit dismissed, hesidt's resignations and discharges, and :i0.5KS men. Including 'j;?,;5(i:t discharged for disability by court-martial and by order. In the list of officers killed in action. Kansas and South Dakota lead with a each; Nebraska had two, while no other state had more than one. Of enlisted men killed in action or dyinjj from wounds received in action. Xe- hrnskn lost thirty-two. Kansas thirty and South Dakota twenty-four; New York lost fifteen, while twenty-six of the slates hifd no losses. In the totfil number of enlisted men who died from all causes. -New York leads with 417, Illinois"281. Massachusetts 274, Pennsylvania 2.'5!l, Ohio 225 ami Michigan 20."). Nevada lost but one man. Thirty Men Are Murdered. The losses of men from murder or homicide were three from Alabama, throe from North Carolina, two each from Florida, Kentucky, New York and Virginia, and one each from nine other states, besides seven among the United States volunteers. Of the suicides of enlisted 'men, three each came from Alabama and New York and two each from Florida, Kentucky aud Tennessee. In deaths from disease from enlisted inert New York had HSU out of about 211.0(10 enlisted. Illinois had 274 out of about l.'J.OOO. Massachusetts 2(i, r > out of about 0.800, Ohio 21!) out of less than 14.000. Pennsylvania 210 out of less than 17.000 and Michigan 200 out of less tlnin li.iiOO. In desertions from the ranks New- York is charged with 514. or about 2 1-3 per cent., while North Dakota and the District of Columbia had none and Utah had but one. Tennessee had 240 out of a total of about 0.000, about 4 per cent. One desertion is charged to "general officers anil staff." NTIIIKKK FATALLY SHOT. Shunting AM'riiy In CliirnK<> W'hlrli Mtiy Knil In I), utli. Chicago, .hill. !).—Men employed, on the intercepting sewer on Thirty-ninth street were attacked by a number of strikers early in the morning at \Veut- worlli avenue and Thirty-eighth street, and several sliois were tired. One of the strikers, Roger o'i'.ncn, was fatally wounded. O'Brien and a party of strikers were in ,lerry Lyons' saloon at Thirty-ninth street and Wont worth avenue, and it was their apparent intention to wait there for the tunnel miners, who would be released on the midnignt shift. They knew the miners would visi! the saloon before they went houie.andat 1 o'clock a number of them entered. When they saw the strikers, however, they left and walked up Went worth a venue. O'Brien aud his crowd followed them, and near Thirty-eighth street attacked them. Hevolvers were drawn by. (he workmen and a number of shots were 'tired. O'Brien fell to the pavement, and this had the effect of dispersing the rioters. O'Brien's friends carried him Into a house at asCiii Went worth avenue, and later lie was sent to Mercy hospital. He was wounded In the hip and the physicians said he could not recover. I.'e is .'!;< years old and lives at !i037 A-hland incline. Police officers from !' »• Stock Yiii'ils station arrested four of ! lie strikers. '.' -inl in' MlulilKtiii Iiidlfted Ollln-rs. MiiMtui. Mich., .Ian. II.—None of the state I'tlicern iudlcted by the grand Jury at Lansing Will be tried at tin- present term of court for Ingham county. At the opening session of the term the cases of ex-Adjuiaiil General Marsh, ex-Aiiorney (ieneral Maynard and Assistant Quartermaster Smith wore set f<»r trial for the .March term of court Tin- usual bonds for appearance for trial were respited and the bonds given upon tlu-lr arraignments were continued. Judge Wcist announced that objections and motions In all the grand jury cases will I e heard at I.unship Feb. D. sjiljni ri'i Ki'cl t'nuv In 1'iirl. New York, .Ian. ll. —The British Kteamei' iieoi'glana, which has arrived troni London, rescued at sea on .Ian. ii, Captain Siangn mid crew </f ililny men. arm the captain's wife, two children itii'l a nui'sc of ilie (,'cnmin siciim- !".• Kiln, \vhlch fiiiiiidercil at sea thi- same date while .i;i the voyage lYo:u Perth Amboy fur i Lillfti.v l-l-l'IH h Wlli-Ollp lit Mlllln II,in,ill!,,i. Saiiiu I iiiiihimu. .Ian. ;i. -Tin- French ii'ar.-hlp Ci-cill" has arrived here. The jjoViTniiiohl '>a-; ^ii|i|ire>.-vd a prupo.icil pllbl: • del,1011*11.moil i nii.-ulcri'd by (In- t-'ien.-li • u.iMil in be injurious to Fra.'n'i'. T1;C •-;' ;':iliuii cuiiliiiiic.-t li'.'lll- "JUST DRAGGING AROUND." How many thousands of women understand the sad and pitiful meaning of tlmt simple phrase: " Just dragging around." Wotiien everywhere who feel that they have a work and a mission of womanhood to ac./* coinplish in this world will appreciate instantly the disheartened spirit of Mrs. Mattie Venhans, of Tioga, Hancock County, Illinois. " I had been sick for seven years," she say*; " not in bed, but just dragging myself around. At last I took three bottles of Dr. Plerce's Favorite Prescription and five of Golden Medical Discovery,' and it is impossible to describe in wordi the good these medicines did me. My husband uv* ' Golden Medical Discovery' Is the beat medicine he ever tried for a cough. No pralae I* too high for Dr. Pirrcc's medicines." Another tady, Mrs. R. P. Monfort, of Lebanon, Warren Co., Ohio, says, "I think Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery the finest medicine on record. I have taken a number of bottles and it is the only medicine that relieved my terrible'headaches." Women who suffer should write to Dr. R. V. Pierce, of Buffalo, N. Y. He will send them the best professional advicv that can be had anywhere in Atnerica and entirely without charge. Neither the ''Golden Medical Discovery" nor the "Favorite Prescription" contains any alcohol to inebriate or create a morbid craving 1 for stimulants. Every woman should own a copy of his splendid book "The Common Sense Medical Adviser." It is the grandest medical hook for popular reading ever written. It contains a fund of knowledge of precious value to women. It has over a thousand- pages elaborately illustrated with engravings and colored plates. The first great edition of more than half-a-million copies was sold at $1.50 each. The profit from this induced Dr. Pierce to carry out his cherished intention of issuing a free edition one copy of which in paper-covers will be sent for the bare cost of mailing, 21 one-cent stamps, or a heavier cloth-hound copy foi 11 stamps. CATARRH LOCAL and CLIMATIC. Nothing but a l"oal remedy or changes of climate will cire CATARRH. The specific la It la quickly Absorbed Gives Kellef al once. Opens and cleanses s* M | n .„—. . _• . ^ the Naeal Passages. COLD «l\r HtAD Allays Inflammation. *•**'•** " IIUAlj/ Heals an * Protpcta th» Membrane Restores the Senses ot Taste and Smell. No-Mercury. No Injurious drug. Regular hlze 600; family size $1.00, at Druggists or by trail. ELYJBROTHERS. 66 Warren st., New York. S Dr. Oic Qle Ointmoutwlll cure bilnn Qleedins? and ItcUii., Pllcs. It absorbs the tumor. 1 the iiuMug at ouce, a»;i us E. poultice, gives Instant r< lief. Dr. Williams InillanPileOic- •• nient is prepared for Piles nnd Ittl log of the private puvts, Bvery box i warranted. By drunni*t», by mail ou n j«lpt of price. 60 cehu and $1.00. WILUAIf Cfl.. P'ooa <,')»»p'»Dd. nhi- BO YEARS' EXPERIENCE MARKS DESIGNS COPYRIGHTS &c. Anyone sending n ulictcl. nnd description nir.j quickly ascertain out opinUin freo whether un Inveritlnn la probably pnterunMe. Communlm- tloiiSBtrictlyeonildentlnl. Handbook on Pntents sent free. Oldest neeiicy forseciirlneputenlfi. Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive special notice, without chnrtre, In the Scientific American. A handsomely Illnstrnred weekly; Largest circulation of any scientific jinirnal. TcrniB, fit a year; four months, tl. Sold by all newsdealers. MUNN &Co. 36lBfo ^-New York Branch OSes. «•» » St.. Washlnnton. D. C. NEW SERVICE VIA SAN ANTONIO, VIA WACO, 8. A, & A. P. AND SOU. PAC., AND TO AUSTIN, VIA ELGIN AND H. AT. C. Through Tourist Sleepers CALIFORNIA, VIA SAN ANTONIO AND SOU. PAC. Quickest and Best Line to MEXICO, "KATY FLYER 1 -TO— — St. Louis, Chicago, Kansas City ALL TRAINS HAVE FREE KATY CHAIR CARS AHD BUFFET SLEEPERS. Jas. Barktr.Gen. Pas?. Age r <t itt. Louis, .Mo. THIS IS THE SEASON. r, When good things to eat are in demand, we can sug- ge>t some of the following- Rest graces of canned Peas, Lima Beans, Corn, String!e«s Beans, Spinach,' B p pts, Pumpkin, Tomatoes, Pineapples, |Peaches, Pears, Graphs Apticcts, ^Cherries', Strawberries and Raspberries, at .1. >1. BAUMAN'S, No. 400 Belli 3 street. Hione 187 Diamonds/ Emeralds, ©pals, Pearls, v> n tv a well s fy Rubies. stock, and atlprices that de Y i.:< exanninaron is solicited. J. H. B©OTH 1 he I eading Jeweler.! —^w CHASE & SANBORN, Importers, THOS GOUOIE Agent for CHASE & SAXHORN'S Importations. No. 26 West Serond st. - - r*.rerhone 89 We are of**ring Special I< c'ucemen's in Overcoats If you buy y-ur from u You W,n positively'save, from $jt to $4. worth saving, is'nt ii? l,\s a habit with us to give "HOST FOR LEAST.' clothing and THE HUB, Shoe Store H. A. WUTZLER, Prop 632 East Second street. J. Bauer & Sons FURNITURE, Undertakers and Entbalmcrs Second street. Opp. City Hall on I The Best is, Aye, the Unapest.'' Avoid Imita lions of and Substitutes for SAPOIJO.

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