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Fort Wayne Sentinel, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1899, Fort Wayne, Indiana 1 1 FAIR AMD TUESDAY WAUL Bayert and Mton AH Wamt Make Prompt ESTABLISHED 1833 FORT WAYNE IND MONDAY OCT 23 1899 PRICE TWO CENTS WILL BE LUWTON INDIANAN SOLDIER TO BE A BRIGADIER GENERAL APPOINTMENT DECIDED UPON BATES TO BE MAJOR GENERAL OF VOLUNTEERS FUNSTON KEEPS HIS STARS IMPORTANT APPOINTMENTS TO BE MADE SOON New York Oct special to the Herald from Washington Three important military ments have been decided Brig Gen John C Bates U S V and colonel ol the Second infantry regular army to be major general of volunteers to nil the original cancy caused by the increase in the enlisted force Maj Gen H W Lawton U S V and colonel in the inspector general's department regular army to be brigadier general of the regular army vice Burke retired Brig Gen Frederick Funston U S V to be retained as brigadier eral of volunteers to nil the original vacancy caused by the increase in the enlisted force TEAM DRIVERS IN SESSION Detroit Mich Oct thirty delegates and all the tional officers are attending the ond annual convention of the Team Drivers International union of the United States and Canada which is in session here The union which has a membership of in six branches scattered over the United States and Canada was last December in Kansas City Revision of the constitution and discussion of measures for the extension of the membership is the principal business before the tion SECRETARY LONG COMMENDED Oct were adopted at today's session of the Woman's Home Missionary society of the M E church commending tary Long for his recent official de- forbidding the sale of strong drink in the navy and requesting President McKinley to give his tion to the enforcement of the anti- canteen law Mrs Clinton B Fisk of New York was re-elected dent RECEIVED BY THE PRINCE London Oct Prince of Wales today received former dent Harrison in audience at borough House Mr Harrison was accompanied by United States Choate After the audience Mr Harrison visited the house of commons accompanied by A J four the government leader in the house and first lord of the treasury THE CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS Korst of Winter street was kicked in the stomach by a horse Sunday morning Mr Korst went to the stable to hitch up the animal preparatory to taking a drive and when he was adjusting some of the harness the animal let fly with both hind feet striking Mr Korst in the stomach and knocking him unconscious He was picked Up by his relatives and soon revived It was found that he had been badly cut and bruised but it is not thought that any internal injuries resulted The horse was one purchased by Mr Korst last week HORSES RAN AWAY Messrs B M Power and R 0 Hart accompanied by two young dies smarted out to visit friends in the country on Sunday morning be- hind a team of spirited horses A short distance south of the poor farm the unmanageable and started at top speed down the road amid a chorus of frightened shrieks from the young ladies When the team reached a cross road they in doing M overturned the rig tried to go in different directions and ing the occupants on the road It was found that no one was injured and after the the party proceeded to the farm of friend they spent the of the day BT A CAB Helen 10 jean old at the comer of John street and avenue was struck by a Hanna street car on Saturday after noon about 5 o'clock The little girl was rendered unconscious and was carried to her home where she was attended by a physician It was found that beyond the shock and a few bruises the little girl was uninjured OTHER ACCIDENTS A little son of Mr and Mrs E Helm of Maumee avenue fell from a chair Saturday morning and broke his arm Dr Harrod attended the in- jury Miss Nellie Fisher of Lakeside collided with another bicyclist and was thrown with some force from her wheel She was badly shaken up and sustained a sprained arm RUSH FOR BEST SEATS HEAVY SALE FOR THE CLUB LEAGUE PROGRAM Many Persons Were in Line All Night to Get Early Choice of Sold Numerous heavy-eyed individuals stood in line at Princess ring all night to get an early choice of seats or the course of entertainments to be given by the Woman's Club league and when the issue of numbers for place began at 6 o'clock this morning here were one hundred and ix who received them The assemblage of purchasers was made up for the most part of young men and boys and in many instances heir enthusiasm was of a mercenary nature begotten of premium received m each ticket from those who will attend the course and who had made t an object for the young ators to remain on guard during the weary vigil Tradition says the arrival on the scene reached Princess rink at 7 o'clock Sunday evening He had brought his lunch with him and came to make a night it Within a Short time others be- fan putting in an appearance and by o'clock this morning the total in ine was seventy-eight and many of hem had adopted the lunch plan of he original arrival As the ng hours dawned others fell into ine and many of them purchased the imit of ten tickets The best seats of course went early The principal rush was at he opening of the box office at 9 clock but at no time during the was the window vacant here are still many purchasers ng the afternoon but the sale is said to be hardly as great as upon he opening day last year Up to noon there had been about 800 seats reserved and this afternoon sales will bring the total up to about It is still possible to secure places and the sale will begin tomorrow POLICE NEWS Sergeant Stevens has been ailing or several days and was off duty wo or three nights Johnson reports to the police the loss of a pocketbook which contained two or three dollars in money Captain Daseler is reported much in health but he is still unable to resume his duties on the police force John and Thomas Marsh wo drunks arrested by Officer were arraigned before the mayor this morning Marsh was sent to jail for sixteen days and was released Herman Schwank a German whose clothes appeared to have been n close proximity to a dog's teeth recently was arrested for climbing on moving trains The mayor dered the fellow to leave town Officer White recovered a wheel which had been stolen from No 17 West Creighton avenue It had probably been used by some lad who wanted a cheap ride and took a gerous way to get it MUSICAL AT NEW HAVEN HEAVY BOER LOSS Glencoe Camp Oct n attack made by the Boer forces un- der General Lucas on the British position Saturday enabled the British forces to score another ligual success The Boer column was driven pell-mell over the plains osing over three hundred killed and wounded In addition the British several hundred horses and made many prisoners who are being well cared for The Boer hospital has been taken under the wing of the British pital corps as the Boers had only a tingle doctor with a primitive staff who were quite unable to cope with he wounded As it has been raining all night ong and the weather is heavy and misty it is hardly expected that the will make another attack day Saturday evening last at their pretty home in New Haven Mr and Mrs 0 J Pond gave a musical in compliment to Misses Delia Balder and Maud Null who are about to leave the pretty little village In- strumental music was furnished by the New Haven Mandolin club and Misses Maud Caps and Alice Schnelker played a piano duet There were songs by Misses A Miller Beatrice Beuter Delia Balder Bert M Gorrell and a tette After the musical a delicious luncheon was Mired to which all the did ample justice Bohert to ia Donald KRUGER WILL QUIT REPORT THAT TRANSVAAL IS TO SURRENDER TO STOP UNCONDITIONALLY TERRIFIC FIGHTING OCCURS AT SPLENDID VALOR OF BOERS BRITISH LOSSES REPORTED VERY HEAVY London Oct special dis- patch from Cape Town dated day says that advices received there from Pretoria report President ger as now being in favor of an un- surrender It 3 added that it is expected the executive will meet on Monday or Tuesday to discuss the advisability of such a step The report it is stated here must be accepted with First Manchester regiment Eleven officers and men killed and twenty-six wounded Gordon non- commissioned officers and fifteen men killed and fifteen sioned officers and sixteen men wounded CAPTURE OF London October war of- fice Sunday afternoon published the following dispatch to the secretary of state for war the Marquis of downe from the general commanding in Natal Sir George Stewart White regarding the engagement Saturday at between Glencoe and Lady smith when the British under General French routed the Transvaal forces under Gen Jan H M Kock second in command in the Transvaal army who was himself wounded and captured and has since In the action at the troops engaged were the olio Lancers a ron of the Fifth Dragoon Guards the Imperial Light Horse and two rons of Natal carbineers field tery Forty-second field battery and Natal field battery Devonshire ment half a battalion of the Gordon Highlanders and the Manchester ment FRENCH IN COMMAND The whole force under eral French with Col Ian Hamilton commanding the infantry I was present in person from p in to p m but did not assume ion of the fight which was left in he hands of General French LOSSES AT London Oct official dis- tatch from Ladysmith the British headquarters in Natal dated 10 p m yesterday gives the following ist of casualties among the nent Boers at the battle of General Viljoen killed General Kock wounded and cap- ured Since died General son killed Colonel Schiel German officer Commanding the wounded and a prisoner Commander wounded prisoner Several Boer standards captured BRITISH LOSSES The following is an official list of the British casualties at the battle f Imperial Light Colonel Sampson Captain Orr Cap- tain Mullens Lieutenant Curry Lieutenant Shore Lieutenant Jams Lieutenant Forbes ant Campbell Lieutenant Norman Second battery of field Captain Campbell enant Captain Brooks Seventh hussars First Devonshire Captain ant Gunning Lieutenant Hayley Lieutenant Green First Devonshire regiment Colonel Curran Captain Melville Captain Newbigging Cap- tain Paton Lieutenant Danks First Leicestershire Lieutenant Hanna Gordon Denne Lieutenant Monroe tenant Murray Lieutenant bury Lieutenant Col- onel Conyngham Major Wright Captain Haldane Captain Buchanan Captain tenant Lieutenant Gillat Lieutenant Campbell Lieutenant Hennessy The total number of casualties now stands forty-two killed and 155 wounded grand total 197 THE RANK AND FILE The following casualties occurred among the rank and Fifth troopers wounded Imperial Light geants and four troopers killed and thirty-five cers and men wounded one man missing Twenty-first field gunners wounded Forty-second field gunners and a driver wounded First Devonshire officers and mtn wounded BRITAIN'S FOE MAUD GONNE IS GIVING AID TO THE BOERS WILL GO TO THE TRANSVAAL TO RAISE HER ARM AGAINST ENGLAND A NOTED IRISH CHAMPION SPOKE IN FORT WAYNE ABOUT TWO YEARS AGO VALOR OF THE BOERS London Oct British in Natal following each other 11 quick succession though by heavy losses on the side of the victors bear striking testimony o the valor of the vanquished Boers They appear to have fallen victims o the very plan which they counted on to drive the British into the sea They have been beaten in detail by counter strokes carefully considered nd brilliantly carried out in the face of courageous opposition which has done much to increase British respect or the burghers whose splendid valor and determination it is sally admitted reached the highest evel Fuller accounts of Saturday's tle at emphasize the splendid gallantry exhibited on both sides and the superiority of the Brit- sh in a pitched battle although the Boers fought with the greatest to the last only yielding when lurther fighting was hopeless An armored train with the men of Manchester regiment appeared on the left at Ladysmith at Saturday in support of the Imperial Light Horse and the Natal field artillery with the object of at The artillery took up a position above the town and shelled the way station from which the Boers out and the British mounted in- fantry entering the place released the English prisoners THE BOER POSITION The Boers numbering some men with three guns occupied a commanding position They poured such a well-directed fire upon the British and their scouts were so tive that the British force steadily retired until reinforcements arrived when the mounted infantry was sent to drive the Boer scouts from the ridge on the right A large force of mixed cavalry in the meantime steadily advanced over the plain and up the hill on the right The lancers were met with a heavy fusilade while on the left a British battery opened fire with good effect The British infantry who had de- barked from the railway train in the interim advanced steadily over the plain and up the rocky pre- cleared by the cavalry The Boer artillery dropped nel into the advancing columns but the British finally scaled the hill whence they overlooked the broad valley to the three rocky hills ing the Boers position their camp being in the center On the left ter the Boers had a battery of three large guns The smaller hills were also strongly held On the Boer right was the station in a valley on the British left The latter's cavalry was on both flanks and a battery on the right was busy throwing shrapnel at the Boers bat teries The British infantry formed for the attack in extended order be- hind the brow of a hill the shires on the left with four com- panies of the on General Gordon's right At about 5 p m tin infantry ad on Second Page New York Oct Paris cable to the World Maud Gonne the Irish heroine is going to the Transvaal England of which the girl is the tireless foe and France where she resides and where she is universally beloved are just now discussing the announcement In the United States too she has friends without number who will watch with profound interest the fect produced by the appearance of The Tall Goddess of Blonde Flesh and Auburn Hair upon the Boers whose cause she is going to espouse and inspire In Italy last year at the time of ho riots of Milan she once addressed n English a of the Italian The audience grew enthusiastic They carried her n triumph through the streets find from that moment did blindly all hat she desired them to do ASSAILS ENGLAND Just now Maud Gonne is in nnd She is saying to her The hated whose main tion on the earth is to hns once more placed its hand at the throat of a weak antagonist The English are trying to strangle an- other nation Brothers the cause of the Transvaal is our cause All of you who are not kept here by ab- solute obligations must come with me and fight with the Boers The time for our own final gle has not come The hour is not propitious but there you can help the cause of right against might Re- member that every blow struck at England is for the good of Ireland All of which the audience with frenzy Now is the en- quite platonic Good mation estimates at the ber of Irishmen who have already eft for South Africa or are or their way there Maud Gonne intends to shortly herself to fight at the lead of this contingent Meanwhile one of her trusted lieutenants a well known agitator is and drilling the Irish forces as they reach Pretoria RENOUNCED HER FRIENDS She is the daughter of an officer in the Engineer Corps a wealthy man of Irish blood but absolutely loyal to England More than ten years ago she abandoned the court renounced tier friends defied paternal anger and cast her lot with the peasants Maud Gonne became one of the greatest powers in politics She or defeated candidates at will The leaders of the Irish tives in parliament often had and have come to terms with the young woman Openly Irishmen seek to obtain autonomy parliament of their own which would speedily work out all desirable reforms In reality tle faith is placed in the feasibility of this scheme Even at present secret meetings are being held periodically in every city and hamlet New distributions of arms and ammunition are made con- stantly and the oath renewed to rise at the signal and drive the hated off the island or die in the attempt The signal is expected from Paris where the most fervent chiefs have to live Maud Gonne is the moving spirit of this group of conspirators Washington Oct ng telegram confirming the report the death of Capt Guy Howard was received at the war department rom General Otis Manila Oct Guy rd assistant quartermaster and of volunteers killed esterday near while on a aunch on Rio Grande river by con- insurgents His clerk a lian employe and native wounded Scouting detachment of Thirty-sixth encountered insurgents of Santa Rita scattering hem killing six capturing eight nd ten rifles No casualties General Lawton operating at San sidro The forwarding of supplies o that point continues attended with ome difficulty on account of lack of which will be soon Insurgents in southern Luzon at- These were driven ff No casualties This morning Kline commanding it Calamba vigorously attacked in- urgent force concentrating on his ront routed them from trenches and pursued three miles His one private killed one cor- poral and three privates wounded Enemy's loss unknown On the night of December 9 1897 Maud Gonne spoke at Library hall in this city under the auspices of the Ancient Order of Hibernians It was a magnificent audience and the tall stately and beautiful Irish girl aroused her auditors to a tremendous pitch of enthusiasm as she spoke ol Ireland's wrongs at the hands 01 England and the time that was com ing when redress would be the tion of unhappy Erin Miss Gonne made a profound impression She made many acquaintances during her short stay in the city and will be wel remembered by the hundreds who heard her nearly two years ago W C T U SESSIONS Seattle Wash Oct Sun day's rest the to W C T U convention went to worl with today various committees were read this morning and their discussion took up most of the day FORMER GOVERNOR DEAD Syracuse N Y Oct Governor Hugh Henry Osgood of Connecticut died yesterday at lius aged seventy-eight years MINISTER TO ARGENTINA Washington Oct P Lord of Oregon has been appointed envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to the Argentine Re- OPERATIONS NEAR MANILA CAPTAIN HOWARD KILLED FROM AMBUSH general Lawton is Establishing a Base at San at Calamba WORCESTER WOULD NOT TALK Ann Arbor Mich Oct Dean C Worcester of the Philippine ommission arrived at his home here ast night for one day's stay en route rom Vancouver to Washington where he will present his report to President McKinley He refused to divulge anything bearing upon the report saying it must go to the president before it is given out for publication Prof Worcester has taken about hree hundred photographs in the stands but refused to release any if them for reproduction They may be made a part of my final report Many of them show he present state and methods of of the rice and sugar fields if the Philippines The government s entitled to the exclusive use of rach photographs as it sees fit to From this statement it is presumed hat Prof Worcester has been en- gaged in gathering data and graphic evidence of the agricultural of the Philippines IOWA BOYS SAFE IN PORT Caracas Venezuela Oct Castro the insurgent com- mander during the recent revolution las entered this city A warm re- ception was accorded him There was no trouble when Castro arrived and no fear of renewed ng is felt as everybody wants peace without HEMPHILL REPORTS Washington Oct ng cablegram bearing on the situation in Venezuela has been received by the navy ment from the commander of the De- La Oct en- ered Sunday evening En- reception Quiet in this vicinity but factional differences awaiting adjustment Hemphill A cablegram from Minister Loomis ated at Caracas today says that An- flight left the country out the succession being provided or He gave no notice to the consul nd his whereabouts are unknown Minister Loomis dispatch as ed at the state department Cablegram from Minister Loomis t Caracas states that Andrade abandoned government without ying cabinet or government council as required by the constitution Whereabouts unknown Vice dent of Venezuela in full power ding to the constitution flight held to vacate office Andrade's cabinet resigned An- ther appointed San Francisco Oct United States transport Senator for the safety of which much fear has been expressed by ex-Minister Denby and others arrived yesterday from Manila having been exactly thirty days on the trip She was in charge of Colonel Loper and brings the Fifty-first Iowa volunteer regiment forty-nine officers and 769 men Two whole days they waited at Yokohama for the typhoon then raging to sub- side and they only encountered the fringe of the great storm Only one death occurred on the ward of company F to typhoid fever as the vessel was entering Nagasaki on October 7 ANTI-SEMITIC RIOTS Vienna Oct riots broke out at via yesterday evening Jewish houses were stoned stores were laged a house was burned and the gendarmes charged the rioters ing three prisoners and injuring sev eral others The military finally re- stored order Gladys daughter of Mr and Mrs A L Johns is confined to her home at 883 West Berry street with an attack of fever The hu ben ANDRADE RAN AWAY NAMING SUCCESSOR CIPRIANO ENTERS CARACAS MUCH ENTHUSIASM BUT NO DIS- ORDER A REVOLUTION IN PANAMA A GENERAL UPRISING UNDER WAY THERE REVOLUTION IN PANAMA Washinton Oct cablegram has been received at the state ment from United States Consul Gudger at Panama stating that an has broken out there and hat martial law has been declared A dispatch received at the state de- from United States er Hart informs the state department that the government is that an orce is coming over to assist the No Magdelena steamers are running REVOLUTION IS GENERAL Columbia Oct Hews just received here the revolution is general The ants have taken river steamers and have armed them and burned road bridges The government is arming and dispatching river ers with troops A government com- missioner has arrived here HOSPITAL BUILDING BURNED ELECTRIC WIRE CAUSES BAD FIRE IN FINDLAY All Patients Rescued But Several May Die From and Excitement Findlay Ohio Oct city home and hospital building was day destroyed by fire caused by an electric wire By heroic work the helpless patients were removed the last being taken out but a moment before the walls fell Seven of them are in a precarious condition from the exposure and excitement The loss is The messenger boys of the Postal Telegraph company appeared on the streets today in their new uniforms The clothes are of a cadet blue with blue caps and they are most ing The only trouble with the caps at the present Is that they are too small for the heads of the en but that will te remedied tm time Will Biedel hat 1 vacation trip to
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