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ALTON WEEKLY TELE&BAPH, JAK, 11, 1900. Attack on Ladysmith Repulsed by the British. POSITIONS TAKKX AM) KETAKEX. Mi • KtiiTs riiMirfl tin- AlltK'fc "III' tln-nt <'iinriiK<' mill Kiii'i-jty —ll'HTi Tnruril Out nl On- IMui'c In the Ill-lush r<i*llloii at til" Point "I I In- Iliivoiirt — Hiicrs I'lnnlly ltf|Ml1*!»l I-! ««•!•.» lllirl-c » Itll IIWIV.V IilMH — t.i'iH'i-nl I'ri'iiHi's Suffolk* IHnKrurrit. London, Jnn. !i, —A rumor is current in tin. 1 city Unit Ucncrnl Hullor lias crossed tin 1 TiiRi'ln river, cnpturod twelve CHUM nnil Is now uuireliliiK otl Lnil.v.sniltli. London. .Inn, !).—Tin- war otlli'c lins just published tlie following dispute)! from Oeneral Buller: "Frere Camp, Nntnl, .Tsui. S.—'nil- following Is from White., tinted '2 ji. in. yesterday: 'An jittjiek wns eoinineneeil on my position lint wns cliietly ngalust Cnesnr's camp and WIIKOU hill. The GEKKI1AL sin GEORGE BTUAUT WHITE, enemy was in great strength and has pnslied the attack with greatest courage and energy. Some of the entrenchments on Wagon hill were three times taken hy the enemy and re-taken h.v us. The Jiitack continued until 7:.'!0 p. in. At, Point, of the Itiiyourt. " 'Ono point In our powltion wa.s oc- enpied hy the enemy the whole day. Hut at dusk, in a very heavy rain, ptonn, they were turned out of this 'position at the point of the bayonet, in a most gallant manner, hy the Devons. led liy Colonel I'ark. Colonel Ian Hamilton commanded on Wagon hill, and rendered valuable service. The. troops have had a very trying Hint? and have behaved excellently. They are elated at the service they have rendered the (|ii(;en. The enemy were repulsed everywhere with very heavy loss, greatly exceeding that on rny side, which will be reported as soon as the lists are completed.' " Siill'iilliB I>l»)rntu<;il. Telegrams from Ifcnslinrg say seven <.tticcrs and thirty men of the Suffolk* were killed and that about llfty were captured, (.'enenil French's announcement that the Essex regiment has been sent to replace the Suffolks is more bitter to (lie hitter's friends than the list of casualties, as the only Inference deduclble from this fact Is that, the Suffolks disgraced themselves and their ting hy bolting and leaving n few of their more staunch comrades to till the I'retorla jails. Lord Le La Warr, in a graphic description of the battle of Magersfon- tcln, WI.VH: "It IH useless to disguise that a large, percentage of the troops arc- losing henrt for a campaign eom- prlsedof a succession of frontal attacks on an Invisible foe, securely entrenched and unreiiehnble. Our men fought admirably lint they were asked to perform miracles. Don't blame them and don't blame tlie gallant general, who was the first victim of the terrible disaster which overcame the Highland brigade. Vt'aiu lii)|ic'n I,iiM Words. "They marched iu quarter column to their doom. Oeneral Want-hop's hist, words: -For (iod's sake, men, do not blame me for this,' will gladden the hearts of his numberless friends. There was no accord between (ieueral Methuen and (ieneral Wauchope In regfrd to the best method of attack, (ieneral Methneri'N phm prevailed, and the mistake lost 700 men." Ul LMWS DKPKAT KXI'I.AINKl). Untile (I-• ' -s Which Wi-ri- Driinii I'p W ••• Not <'oiii|ili't«Ml. London. .ian. $).--The first account giving any adequate explanation of (ieneral Huller's defeat at the Tugela river conies by mall from lU-nnett- Hurlclgh, The Dally Telegraph's correspondent. It iippeai'H I)ml the battle orders, drawn up by Ceneral Clery, provided for the effective support of the artillery by Hurt's, Harion's aud Dundonald's brigades. These were never completed, (ieneral Hart missed his way, Lord Dnndomih! failed to support and (ieneral Harion got part of his forces in an untenable position. Colonel Long, with the uriillerv, out- pased the escort of ihe guns, and they were lost. Hrletly that seems to be the Mory of the Tugeln river. Hut through graphic columns, there continually recurs the discovery of the unexpected I'litreuchmenls and awful fusllndes from hidden Hoers and gallantry such as has seldom marked Hrltish battlefields. After describing how Ihe Hrillsh force began their advance at daylight and how the lloers left them absolutely unmolested, the corcrspondenl sn.ys: "At (l:-0 there suddenly burst an aw fill crush of Moer musketry upon iln- batlcrlew and advancing Infantry. Tim rattle of the .Mausers swelled and wax maintained as one continuous mar. l''i'om thi! buildings aud lines of trenches south of the river and from the river hank Itself the Hoers tired MI our gunners and footmen, and from Hu trenches on the northern side of ilu Tngcla river and from Fort \V.\ lie am I'luev.'hel'e they sent out a hurrlcaye ol leaden hall nnd the hullctM vcuHim'iisl.s valued upon the ground in all <lircc think." (illlll -I-.- Midi |li,. l,.ii..|.. London, .Ian. '.>. A oi ihe It'lnli rltles. who I'ouuhl ,u Sun inln rg, In a !"ller In liin honn-, sjiys that when Oclici'iil (iiilacre «aw (he po.-iiioti Ihe jjuid.' had led ilic trnnps intu ln> shoi the ^.ilde iliml wiili hjs ,.,v,-;\ ievolv FIOHTIXO IN CAVITE Foul Aincrlcutit* Are Killed nml Eni'iiiy NiiflVrs Heavily. Miuilln. .Inn. li.—Tho against tlio Insurgents who have been i;nssing in (hi? province of Cavitc dur- ng tlie last few weeks has beet! opened b.v General Kates in decisive fashion, and ii severe blow has been inflicted on the rebels- -not without serious loss to the American troops, however. Preliminary reconnolssailees have been iniide h.v Colonel I'irkliimor with u l«it- inlion of the Twenty-eighth volunteers acd one gun til \uviilein. by .Major Taggart with two battalions of tr.o .nine regiment, at I'ore/ das Marinas, nnd (I delaelimelit of the Knnrth hifiill- try south of Minis. Tin 1 American forces under Colonel Blrkhinior was strongly opposed by the rebels, who were attacked iu a <trongly fortilied position. Sixty-five >f Hie iiisiirgonts were killed in their trenches and forty were wounded. The Americans lost three killed, including i lientennrit. ' Twenty were wounded. Thirty-live rilles we're captured. Gen•nil Schwan's command, which Is now nt Blnnng. also had an engagement with the Filipinos, In which nine of the 'iiomy were killed and twenty-six •aptured. The American losses in the Ight were: one killed nnd eleven wounded, (ieneral Schwnn has been working to the southeast, near Snnlu Itosn. along the Lacuna de Bay. Lieutenant Gfllmoro of the cruiser Yorktown, who was captured by tlie Insurgents near Baler 'many months igo, arrived here by boat from Yigan, ii ml nt 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 >ttteers are rejoiced at the escape of Lieutenant Gillmoro. During most of the time lie was in Ihe hands of the ehels he was treated very harshly, and he Is thin and weak. IOWA LEGISLATURE MEETS. >r. 1>. H. fii, n <<«>ar Mini, I» Klertril Dos Moines, la,. Jan. !>.— Dr. ]>. H. ii of: Allamakee county was nominated for speaker by the Kepublican louse caucus, recelvliif? 4li votes to 38 votes for W. Li. Kutoii. Boweu was he candidate o£ the John II. Gear forces In the pending senatorial con- est and his nomination for speaker •nsnres the re-election of Gear to the j'nl toil States senate. The friends of \. H. Cummins, the other candidate 'or senator, concede Gear's majority jf the Republicans in the senate, so hat the result on speakership in the louse caucus determines the senator. ship. The twenty-eighth general assembly if Iowa convened nt noon. Dr. IX II. Howen wns selected speaker of the jonse. In the as.senibl.ving of the leg- slature there was keen interest umu- fested In the selection of a TInited States senator to succeed Senntor •ear. The only contestants were Sen- itor Gear of Burlington and A. B. 'iiniinliiH of DCS .Molnes. Moixlay Mr. Cummins withdrew his name. caving the neld clear for Senator (Scar lo sncccd himself. GOVERNOR NASH INAUGURATED. 'iirniln in Which Military, Civic uinl Political OrKUiiixtttJoriM l^irticliuitcd, ** Columbus, O., .Inn. !).—At uoon, In the rotunda of the state capltol, Hon. ieorge K. Nash was inaugurated gov- Tiior of Ohio, succeeding Asa S. 1-iu.sli- uell. The oath of office was administered by Chief Justice Suauck of the supreme court, follmvhig which Governor Bushnell presented the new gov- ruor with his commission, (ioveruor Cash (hell delivered his inaugural address. Lieutenant Governor .lohn A. Caldwell of Cincinnati was inaugurated in the senate chamber during the afternoon. Following the Inauguration ceremonies came a magnificent parade, iu which military, civic and political organizations participated. A public reception was held by Governor Nash In the senate chamber at night. The governor and ex-Governor Hnshnell also attended a "Shanty club" smoker at night given at the Great Southern hotel b.v the newspaper men. Ill-mine Itiiriifil tu Jlciith. New York, Jan. 1).—.Miss ,lolm!ina Lynch, ^S years old. who lived with her brother-in-law, George Wilson, in u three-room apartment on -Madison street, was burned to death there early in the morning. Aroused by the expiu sion of u lamp, which set lire to the place, .Miss Lynch had gotten safely out of the apartment, carrying iu her arms her (l-year-old nephew. But in the mistaken belief that her sister's baby hnd been left behind she went buck into the rooms In which the lire wa.s raging. Overcome us she searched she fell to the lloor and wns burned lo death. All other members of the family had gotten to the roof of the building In safety. Mutrr AiiKii»tu'i> lloily Puiinil. Kcuoshn, \VlH., Jan. It.—The dead body of Sister Augustu was found on the lake shore, having been washed ashore there by the waves of Lake Michigan. Sister Augusta disappeared from Kemper hall on Tuesday last, after attending the annual retreat of tho Slslcrs of St. .Mary. Her disappearance was very mysterious. The case Is believed to be one of suicide. Sister Augusta's former home was In St. Louis. Mlxti Hour <li>t» Verdict fen- #fi,OOO, New York, Jan. !>.—Misn Mary K. Howe has obtained a verdict for !j:r>.0tio In the supreme court before Judge Truax In her action against .Mrs. Frances Augusta Skinner. The suit was brought b.v Miss Howe for $'J4.7rm fur services rendered by her to Mrs. skinner as "society couch" as a companion nnd entertainer. l>Kn>,lri>iti. flf« lii nil OII.VIIliiKc. Fosiiiila, (i, Jan. ii.•—I'rulrle liepot, nn oil village twelve miles north <>r here, visited by a dh' lire, ciiiiiilln^ a Ins-. M|' from j>lnii,niiii u $i;Til 1.1 n n i. Kli'\cii business houses am! i.lie dwelling holism >vere totally de Klrnvcd nnil n uuiuhcr of oilier imlld iiH4> mure or li-.-s scorched. Knllu;t> lM\lilrnil llrlttrnl. .V.' 1 .', v.,iK. .1,111. !i. The dirci-ioi j > nf Ihe i 'levehiud, t.'iiii innaii. Chli'ago am! Ml: Lntil* Kailrnihl company have^dc- cllircil !| dividi'iid <if I'j per cell', oil its common slock for ihe si\ months rod ed HIT. :il, payabl.- March 1. Statistical ^Exhibit of the United States Government. TOTAL LOSS OF 1,1 FK «'AS 4,304. »>mi«kn l.i'iiiU All <ln- oilier *tnlr», HinliiK Thirty-Two <il Her Kitlilli-v* KIKril In Ai'tlnii-DIII-IIIK I'"' Wiir I'IIIH-- »»i-n Voliiiiti'i'r nnil l-'mir ICi-Kiilur Army. OH' T.r» %Vi Kllli-il In Hill 111-— -Ni'W Yink Slnlr ('Iiiii-K<'il »llli "i!4 DfHrrtl'illK. Wasliinmoii. .Ian. !).—A pnnipldet bus ,|ust been Issued by tho adjutant general's office tiniler the title of "Sta- tisllcul Kxhibll of Sfrength of Volunteer forces Called Into Service During the War with Spain, with Losses from all Causes." The volunteer force consisted of 10,017 ollicers and 2l:t.^lS enlisted men. a total of '-"-!:', -'.\~t who were engaged In the war. The deaths numbered 1-18 officers and "i..'!."i(i men. During tlio war fourteen volunteer ollicers and four officers of the regular iirmy holding volunteer commissions were killed In action, three (lied from wounds. 110 from disease and three from other causes, of whom three wore suicides. Of the enlisted men 100 were killed in action, seventy-eight others died from wounds received and M,7i!!) from disease. There were, further, 130 deaths of enlisted men from various causes, ninety-seven of whom died from accidents, twenty-one 'were drowned, eleven were suicides and thirty were victims of murder or iKJini- cidc. Desertions from the ranks numbered :>.0l'i!>. Total Volunteer I,ORN I.7IK. The total losses in the volunteer forces were 1,7IS officers, including eight dismissed, besides resignations and discharges, aud ;JO,5,S.S men. in- luding li:{,l!(i:{ discharged for disability by court-martial mid by order. 'in the list of officers killed In action. Kansas and South Dakota lead with 3 each: Nebraska had two, while no other stall 1 had more than one. Of enlisted men killed In action or dying from wounds received in action. Nebraska lost thirty-two. Kansas thirty and South Dakota twenty-four; New York lost fifteen, while twenty-six of the states hifd no losses. In the total number of enlisted men who died from all causes. -Xew York leads with -117, Illinois L'SL Massachusetts -274. Pennsylvania 2:«), Ohio 225 and Michigan 20."). Nevada lost but one man. Thirty Men Are Mimlerpii. The losses of men from murder or homicide were three from Alabama, three from North Carolina, two each from Florida. Kentucky, New York and Virginia, and one each from nine other slates, besides seven among tho United States volunteers. Of the snl- cldes of enlisted'men, three each came from Alabama and New York aud two each from Florida, Kentucky and Tennessee. In deaths from disease from enlisted meil New York had 380 out of about 20.000 enlisted, Illinois had 27-1 out of about 13.000, Massachusetts 2(i"> out of about li.HOO. Ohio 21!) out of less than 14,000. Pennsylvania 21(5 out of less than 17.000 and Michigan 200 out of less than (1,000. 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 24!l out of a total of about (1,00(1. about 4 per cent. One desertion is charged to "general oflicers and stuff." STKIKKK FATALLY SHOT. ShuottiiK A ill-ay In Clilcnj;" Ulil, li May Knil In Diuth. Chiwago. .hill. 0.—Men employed on the Intercept ing sewer on Thirty-ninth street were attacked by a number of strikers early-in the morning at Weiit- wortli avenue and Thirty-eighth street, and several shots were tired. One of the strikers, Koger O'Kneu, was fatally wounded. O'Brien and a party of strikers were in Jerry Lyons' saloon at Thirty-ninth street and \\Yiilworth avenue, and it was their appaicnt intention to wait there for the tunnel miners, who would be released on I lie midnight shift. They knew the miners would visii tin? saloon before they went houie.nnd at 1 o'clock a number of them entered. When they saw the strikers, however, they left and walked up Went worth avenue. O'Brien and his crowd followed them, and near Thirty-eighth street attacked them. Hcvolvers were drawn by-the 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 u house at IllCill Went worth avenue, and later he was sent to Mercy hospital. He was wounded in the hip and the physicians said he could not recover. l:e Is ,'!S years old and lives tit 5(137 A-ihland a\ennc. Police otllcers from r e .Stock Yards station arrested four of the strikers. . -inl of Michigan Imlli-leil OHIicr*. Mason, Mich., Jan. II. — None of tho sian ollicers Indicted by the grand Jury ai Lansing will he tried at the present term of court for Ingham county. Ai the opening session of the term Ihe cases of ex-Adjutant General Marsh. ex-Attorney General Ma. vim I'd and Assistant Quartermaster Smith were sei for irlal fur the March term of court The usual bonds for appearance for trial were respited and the bonds given upon their arraignments were continued. Judge Welst announced that objections nnd motions in all tlie grand Jury oases will Ic beard at Lansing Fob. (!. Shlpu iTi-Ui'il ( l-eu In I'lii-l, New York, Jan. !». -The British hlciimer Gcorgl;in.'i, which has arrived I rum London, rescued ai sea on Jan. o, Captain Siango nnd crew of thirty men iilsd r|ie ctiptnln's wife, (wo children ami a nurse of ihe German .-learner 1'Illa, which foundered ill sea (lie same dale u'hlle on the \oyilge fro:u 1'orlh Amboy fur ll.ilifiiv I-Vcm-li \Vu.'<!iip at l>u II>|||L;O. Sanio I loieiii •,vui>lilp Cec'il government \-u plll'lic ilei.iuUM 1 .1 Hie 1'ieneh euh'ill Franco. The ^p'/a o, ,iiin. !i. T!iv French has arrived here. The ipprc^od a proposed ion ci.iii tillered by (o lie injurious to ion cunnnucs tran- "JUST DRACKHNd AROUND.** & ow "'any thousands of women understand the sad and pitiful meaning of that simple phrase: " Just dragging •—"* around." ' Women everywhere who feel that they have a work and a mission of womanhood to ac/ ' cotuplish iu this world will appreciate Instantly the disheartened iirit of Mrs. Mattie Venhans, of Tioga, Hancock County, Illinois. " I had been sick for seven years," she soya; not in bed, but juat dragging myself nrouml. At last I took three bottles or Dr. Plerce's Favorite Prescription nnd five of ' Golden Medlcnl Diicovery,' and it is impossible to describe fit imrdi the good these medicines did tue. My iu»bmod 8ay« ' Golden Medical Discovery' la the lest medldoo he ever tried for a cough. No aralse U too high for Dr. Pierce's medicines." Another lady, 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 .erribte'headaches." Women who suffer should write to Dr. R. V. Pierce, of Buffalo, N. Y. He will send them the best professional advic* that can be had anywhere in America and entirely without charge. Neither the ''Golden Medical Discovery" nor the "Favorite Prescription " contains any alcohol to inebriate or create a morbid craving for stimulants. Every woman should own a copy of his splendid book " The Common Sense Medical Adviser." It is the grandest medical book 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-bound copy foi *i stamps. LOCAL and CLIMATIC. Nothing but a l"cal remedy or changp of climate will cu-e CATARRH. 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