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Middletown Daily Press (Newspaper) - February 24, 1900, Middletown, New York DAILY VOL XXIV MIDDLETOWN N Y SATURDAY EVENING FEBRUARY 24 1900 NUMBER 8768 MIDDLETOWN TIME TABLES Erie Co Jane continuing u ran only mnv M T at A mort M SAHT 1 o Tors is T 21 ss Dei M r fi sw n p m ro A M I O 4 1 1 I G T Kx U IM OVARIAN TROUBLES F table Caret Lot tors from Women Mus 1 write to you of tlic good TO ham's Vegetable Compound has done I was sick bod about five weeks The side of my abdomen pained me und and sore I could not Tho J 14 P J V and i T vv IT For Von ar AHx I WEST Sta doctor told tny bund I would have to an operation I to do until I hud g-i veil your trial Be- foro t had take one the s w 1 1 i a y be- to I t i vn 7 V limn So rn MMI to si i MAUY SMITH Arlington M TIN KH was sick or two of and in I u a- loft limb i sv -1 so I nut stop on my foot I down I or across the t-i shoot on Id fi 1 thought I could ii if 1 it M ino her bottle of K s Com- 1 told nn t try it 1 took six Middletown Daily Press mt the Port N T SATURDAY FEBRUARY 24 1900 YIELDS NOT Surrounded by British and Under a Terrible Fire ADVANCE HOTLY CONTESTED I lie 1 for ItM Heili tn he LONDON LM an- iu the house of commons at half past this morning that no further had been by the lie bad sent to the hour anil he averted that nothing had come to hand there therefore Is bly No other construction is placed upon the three days silence of Vet no how it is humanly sible judging the descriptions of his Wednesday morning tor him to so long does not withhold admiration for the valor of a losing tight against such odds Latent reports show that is still with tenacity against odds of three to one His laager is now wholly girdled by artillery aud troops The force numbers ing on the border to the north A party of Boers into the British Fifty thousand pounds of munition captured lit will leavo for shortly W K with ai men hold out for weeks the Boers nt Otto Kopje mini- until relieved from Kimberley A of The Daily News telegraphing from day As I left thin n heavy shell nnd fire in progress night the Boor was a of and the were seen ing shelter in the trendies General wife to some of the prisoners is to surrender Too much stress cannot be laid upon the importance of sending Roes of horses for remounts The sity of rapid was rasped by Lord Roberts has altered the whole campaign BOER BATTLE NEWS VOTING FIXED Fate of Porto Rican Still In Doubt 111 try it 1 took MX of tue mil to your on- nearly Or all sides wonder is expressed tho gallant yet battle at bcr drilt bus not yet elided in what is I a uill woman Mich V V TV H II No t I Ti s K Ready Pay Offers Buckwheat Na 1 13 M it Wo 5 fin 10 00 p ir TO p m p m P m p IT New l I nn 1 5 p en j 1 T M n tn I AT a 13.51 4 7 H 1 15 7 10 110 Till I 3 r v T an 1 1 -Vn r u -n D t K n i K f J TK 7 U 6 17 7 77 I 7 s i 719 3 -i B 11 7 M 9 ivi 7 I 3 77 Butter -5 Pounds 50 cents per ib 250 hero considered t the inevitable With r eady Pay Store H STEWART Prop Cronje Thut He Cut Dill Feb official war bulletin Ims been A report was morning of cannon west of berc At cannon tiring com- 0 in the A expected from that all was quiet except several cannon shuts mid skirmishes day evening tlie British stormed the fell positions as far as but were driven back A message from Cronje is to the effect that his loss Tuesday was 14 dead and wounded loss nil Commandant reports from Feb 13 to Feb M he was almost surrounded by the British at the der river when with a number of meu he broke through the river On Sunday there was a heavy The British prepared to lay siege to thu Boer laager with general Wo were surrounded by British live miles from the chief laager At night we cut our way through with the loss of en dead mid wounded The loss of the British was heavy Tuesday we cut our wny through to reach who was in the neighborhood Fifty-three prisoners were taken anil 53 prisoners formerly taken have been forwarded It Is reported that the British were continually attacking with infantry and lancers but that they were driven back Lord nt Feb LM Lord thuen arrived here Tuesday lie will act as administrator of the Kimberley dis- extending southward to the Orange river Colonel Kekewich will remain iu command of the local forces The issue of siege soup has ceased There are 04 Boer prisoners here I 1 I i V 1 1 Nnw trains In i Today It is Soaps For We Offer Toilet Use You Jockey Club White anil many of For Use We tion IX SUr Tulip tioHon Tar B F TODD Todd Block North St SOUTH ST MARKET THAT WE AKK Headquarters for Poultry George W Clark No 19 South St You have never had it unless you bought it of us Flonr Food Health Flour Dewey Mundy NORTH 1 JACOB GUNTHER Pine Wines Liquors aad YOUR EAH PLEASE ir moment while we tell you about a few COTTAGE of six rooms on Hanford street for Easy terms HOUSE near James station Well to purchaser FINE S rooms bath steam heat all ments three walk of the Erie Depot COTTAGE 8 rooms large let of fruit on West Main Street for E E CONKLING CJ EXE UAL 50 KUUS heuring upon the devoted hund within the terribly short of surrender ur utter annihilation cnn be the only result all reports of the strength of the Boer re- nre wrons An rumor reached London this morning that Ladysmith had been hud not been relieved when the Hewn left two days ago Hours hud then retired half way und If only went tn State as both the BOIT the accounts assert the who nre nmy to tain the siege anil to resist General lur within although the nt ters is that the Boers are morely covering a retreat dispatch to The Daily from dated Thursday fighting is proceeding iu the vicinity of this morning General advance is opposed by both hip and rille fire A dispatch from Chievclcy dated Feb Gone to Feb 24 The main body of the Boers has fled evidently with the object of stemming the advance of Lord Roberts per cent commission and a SPECIAL PRESENT to and paid No for our Extracts Powder To Repair ArtU cles use Remember MAJOR'S CE.MEST MAJOR'S LEATHER CEMENT W ILLIAM OTTO CUT le BOW nil won la Dm of Bad II Mk Why Not Try Evaporated Soup Canoed Vienna Mushrooms Kippered Herring Celery Clam Juice Campbell's Condensed Soup Armour's Lunch Tongue Fancy Creamery Teat lad Kellogg Agt 8 and 8 W Main Street 22 Daily Chronicle At on Tuesday we found that tli Boers hail mooted all their south of and were in tions among the hills midway between ami the river and making a determined stand Two Creusot In action All the British naval and other heavy puns were brought to bear uprm the new believe that this show at Boer strength was only intended to rover a retreat Yesterday Wednesday the Boars were retiring all day General Bullor continued to harass them ling them to Rive way The Daily Chronicle hns the following dispatch from dated day Feb All day men gather on Convent hill and try to see General Buller's shells bursting in the distance The siege has bean inexpressibly tedious for the last fortnight Boer campi have entirely dis- appeared from the old positions within few days aud large parties with wagons are trekking westward It is assumed that the Free Staters are going to resist the advance of Lord Roberts We estimate that about have gone Near the foot of the Boers have been constructing a work near the river possibly n dam We can sec a figure like an old lady in a red directing operations The Lourenco Marques correspondent of The Dally News telegraphing day We are in u state of and iety regarding events in the Free State We hear that the telegraph wire between General Cronje und has been severed and the news from the front is conflicting It is a symptom of the present trend of events that storekeepers in the Free State have wired here stopping the for- warding of goods I learn that the Transvaal government has in bullion at Pretoria and is coining sovereigns a month A dispatch from smith dated Feb 21 There was heavy fighting all Monday and Tuesday and it still continues since early this morning Our officers hope to dislodge the British from their position Last night a body of British troops tried to cross the river but were driven back with heavy loss Our loss wag slight Our positions are being bombarded from Ladysmith at a point where the Klip river passes through the hills Our Tom Is replying with good effect The Daily Chronicle has the following dispatch from Kimberley dated day Feb Cavalry patrols that went north ti capture the Boer 100 pounder report that the ban been taken beyond ton station by 32 oxen The Brit- ish cavalry say that they saw Boer ties but did not so beyond for fear of being cut off They learned however that the were YY wsj mat Ex ttw at MMI am entirely Bead Ul to Jr To ttH tat u SSfc THE BOERS BLAMED War by Their nnd Injustice NEW Feb n letter to the New York Times Sister Mary Murphy O S late of Cork land writing from Natal under date of Jan 10 tells of war in South Africa It is she writes that so ninny strange nnd unjust opinions should entertained evou by the en- lightened and liberal minded It is u patent fact to nil close observers and easily ascertained by any one who im- partially investigates tin mailer thaf thN war is the natural Inevitable I Boer despotism intolerance and and that England's cause U and action a purely defensive one never before has had HO justice and clemency her sidn nud in the cause of justice the truth should b made known A glance at South African history of the lust decade of will reveal the respective attitudes of the imperial nnd Transvaal governments the one dominant yet patient under un- grievances the other mi fostered by capitalists foreign adventurers harshly intolerant to British subjects plainly ambitious of supreme power in South Africa and steadily pre- paring for this war which It ed and at last forced by invasion Outside this laud the Boers are re- ns a peace loving God fearing people hard working industrious and careless of power while they aie in ity indolent fanatical and persistently intolerant of all creeds outside their own especially the Catholic religion which they abhor and their desire to rule is but too clearly evidenced by the deadly they have long been secretly making to acquire by force of arms dominion over the of South Africa Had England been suspicious ami on the alart she could have nipped those projects in tbe bud Had sho even been prompt in taking up the gauntlet so thrown down by the Transvaal oligarchy sho could nave saved not alone herself but the guilty plotting enemy from much misery aud shed CALLED A MURDERER President Scored by delphia PHILADELPHIA Feb ond day's session of the eastern ence of was by the adoption of a strong tion Condemning the expansion policy of the administration During the discussion President was severely criticised and held personally responsible for the criminal aggression of the country Several of the delegates objected to tho use of President McKinley's name on the ground that it was unwise to insert into a resolution of that nature The resolution when first presented placed the responsibility for the war in the Philippines with tbe Republican party under the lead of President but on motion of Mr Moorefield Storey of Massachusetts the words the present administration were substituted Answering the objections of those who favored striking ont the name of Mr Kinley Frank Stephens of this city That murderer is the man who is chiefly to blame for the shame that rests upon this country and his name should SENATE TAKES UP THE QUAY CASE Vole Warn So Decisive nm to Canac n True of Strength However WASHINGTON Feb ment was reached in tbe house yesterday thill the vote on the will be taken nt 3 p m next day General debate will close on day aud short speeches under the live minute rule will follow up to the time of the vote At the close of the day made that a lican conference would be held lit 8 p in today The continue to express the belief that the will pass but the impression is Browing that a to recommit the to the committee on ways mid means will command strong support nnd may prevail Mr wooil the whip sour out telegrams to all absent Democrats to lie present on Monday when the may The speech f Mr of was the feature of tho day Yesterday he to his laurels won m the erts case in n speech against the which for brilliancy wii anil Ionic rivals the host efforts of the recognized of the house lie made a profound im- pression and when he concluded it was several minutes before the demonstration that could be quelled Among the others who spoke wore Jones of Virginia and of against the and MI-SSIS of Bartholdt of souri Michigan aud of Iowa for it Trie debate continued at a night sion The session of the senate was ly from the very beginning In spite of vigorous and sition Mr of Transylvania in getting the Quay case the senate ami luring the three notable speeches were delivered After a sharp parliamentary Mr moved that the involving the seating of Mr Quay b taken np for consideration On n yea mi nay vote the motion to majority was so decisive as tn causi some It is Unov u that sonu who will ote if the opportunity be offered to seat Mr Quay voted against consideration of the case while on the contrary others who for consideration probably will vot against seating him The vote there fore cannot be regarded as quite a of Mr absolute strength in tlu senate Following the taking up of tli Mr Daniel of delivered a in which he supported Mr right to a scat Mr Vest of Missouri and Mi I Hep of Ohio speeches the Hawaiian ment Moth were ar Mr being a reply t that of Mr Vest Not HAVANA a Ic nas broadcast HI to meet Mgr bisliop upon his a rival at the and to him 1 their actions the they the appointment The leaflet Th bishop intentionally insults the people i in having arranged to land here t day which is heir day No were appended but tli leaflet purports to lie issued by leaders of the revolution The Hi Homo made a mistak in nominating Our pei want a Cuban bishop wny t protest however is not to go to ti wharf with bells and Mar will be he entitled to be with respect V M C A In WASHINGTON Feb slate convention of the Christian associations Delaware West Virginia and Spring the Time to Get Well DR GREENE'S NERVURA Blood and Remedy Is the Greatest Spring Tonic and Restorative the World Has Ever Known Isn't It a happy home And makes it happy Wny health hearty health the kind that moves the world and fills life with music the kind that comes from blood rich red and pure from firm like steel and to endure This glorious strength is the heritage of every man and woman in the world If you have not got get it Now it the time when all nature Is about to bloom anew Make a fresh springtime -In your own life Get Dr Greene's Nervura and nerve remedy and take it regularly until the poisons of winter have been driven from your system It will nil the shriveled veins the healthful leaping blocd of life It will put vital electricity Into those weak and trembling nerves It will build ui firm white flesh muscle spur on the appetite and strengthen the digestion Dr Greene's blood and nerve remedy is absolutely the best spring medicine In tue world It cures general debility dyspepsia insomnia lessness the constipation and the ills that come from Impoverished blood and weak nerves Remember it cures Mr A C SNOTT 437 Acushnet New Bedford Mass 1 have taken Dr Greene's blood and remedy for wben FOR bargain in residence property eTer offered in the Middletown namely the 1 residence on Grove street Lot feet front 328 feet deep Lot's alone worth about the rice asked and the house and barn ould cost to duplicate te park the finest location in the city stately shade trees May be ad at less than 50 per cent of value A V BOAK Real Estate and Insurance 85 N X My wife from the Nervura blood and remedy to our friends occasion seemed to require for the past two or three and derived benefit from its UBO 1 it as tUo beat remedy for We both recommend Dr Dr Greene 55 West 14th St New York City Is tbo successful special iat In and chronic hM remedies for all forms of and offers to giro and or by letter can tell or write your troubles to Dr ill are confidential and letters are In plain scaled envelopes WASHING FEATHER PILLOWS Pillows need wash once a Choose bright day fill a large tub half I Full of Is almost boiling hot dissolve enough Gold Dost Washing Powder In it to make a good suds put one or two pillows 1 In to size them up and down I and rub them between the hands until clean If J one iuds is not enough use two or more rinse j in warm water wring as dry as possible I and them out when dry shake well aed they willbe as light and soft as new pillows 11 1 rnm our treo FOR on to THE N K COMPANY SI Louie A FAIR FACE CANNOT ATONE FOR AN UN TIDY USE SAPOLIO FOR SALE mm and improved miles from ullage store and railroad ion Large house good re- pair Good barns Price JASE TAYLOR Agent 15 North Street FOR SALE Sios 14 and 16 West Main St Barn la rear Deep lot with side entrance to tie premises building is large occupied for stores and dwellings Good barn oc Tbe premi-ea are known aa late Dr and will fie sold at a gain to close tlie estate For apply Gardner McWilliams 33 North St DENTISTS DK H to Dr over Adama Bs Co Middletown N Y J W D Ulte Of N T City 87 St over D an OT FISH FISH FISH BLu HADDOCK CUSK WEAK WHITE CLAMS ANDREW BROWN'S MARKET the District ot in the rooms of the local tiou Tbp morning Riven over to reception of brief reports from within fourfold organization und to The tion of a temporary organization Shortly after noon the delegates called on the 35 NORTH ST who M worth to water old and a i at I t Udy alio not be removed CONDENSED DISPATCHES A blizzard was reported raging at fax Fifty persons were shocked by ity on a Chicago trolley car Schoolboys pelted the British flag hnng out by tbe British consul in Chicago The French senate sentenced Deputy to five years banishment destroyed the Masonic temple and many other large buildings at Out The body of T M Atkinson a mar toe missing from the United States Prairie was found at Havre Michael who shot out of a New York policeman w Sing Sing moved to lilt More Trouble PH 24 Mayor Moir threatens to yi event the road com- pany production of Sapho billed tor the Lyceum theater next Tuesday night lie demands that tbe show shall pass mutter before him at u private full dress re- in the afternoon and says if it does not do this he will be on hand in the evening with a squad of police to arrest all the at tho first sign of anything on the stage that in his opinion is too immoral for the public JACKSONVILLE FJa Feb C Geary find Tom Hammond have been arrested by Sheriff charged with the murder of the Roberts family near here ten days ago Tile murdered family consisted of the mother hei maiden sister the sou The men ar- rested are nephews nt the murdered man The sheriff asserts that they robbed the Roberts family of or in cash Albany ALBANY Feb Hudson be gun to rise again yesterday and Quay street is again submerged and the ware and Hudson had iu through the stieet Many of tli merchants along the street jrood on upper Boors WEEKLY STORE NEWS liEN'S COLOREt for SHIRTS shirts Percales TOR HALF new blue and LINENS AND Everybody 13 GOODS ins about the bargains that Others petticoats of mercer sateen trimmed with dees knife plaited ruffle ler stripes Not n pattern that well arc very low Pillow 1 yard men wouldn't wear none loud wide good quality a yard too neat Well made high inch heavy well-made trade cut full and all over open back separata offer and justly so for the prices petticoats of black or colored A maker's clear up before Spring 16 DRESS SKIRTS This is a mixed lot of various kinds a few Mack figured a few brown cloth mixtures a few plaids ftc 55 in the lot AH correct styles former price 51.75 and Just be- muse they are what is known as a Ironed aud torn each Pillow cases ready maile inches each better quality lOc extra very heavy crochet fringed mercerized sateen with deep corded umbrella ruffle ruffle faced witt percaline At black or colored sateen with a deep plaited edged with a narrow gathered ruffle lied handsome Marseilles REMNANTS OF Each terns worth 51.75 at each a yard bleached table linen 72 inches wide a genuine silver bleached worth a yard superior quality of bleached table linen GO inches wide especially good value for hotel or boarding house use LINEN yards long worth TOWELING lOc and Uc byih< yard Remnant ol three yards each SOME LOW PRICES Many of oui ON NEW now are here do our carpet business same as oui Broken lot a few of each kind your ft d of bleached dry goods end strictly for cash heace of the lot each bleached table linen CG lowest prices here es wide Every Well Man Hath His III Day A doctor's examination might show that kidneys fiver and stomach are normal but the doctor cannot analyze the Hood upon these organs depend and enriches the blood It you when m bit oB or when afflicted It never disappoints M1 bad sia cured him Out little boy wat and MM Kaou Portage Pa could aat lor some at distress and DRESS GOODS On a table in rear extra and heavy INGRAIN REMNANTS towels cd and i hurried glance shows bright and de- a dozen large designs broadcloth and all Huck towels a regular value yard ibe serge family Novelties a dozen Barbers towels fringed nere Crepon Mohair and a myriad fi a bleached a- tt others all at remnant prices a a regular from per yard Soc and durable fast dyes and colorings Ingrain carpets extra heavy wooi filling several patterns to choose ind but good and reliable Dress skirt and remnant WOMEN'S DOG COLLAR BELTS quality a dozen large dinner inches TAPESTRY BRUSSELS good ty wool desirable patterns ayard belt and design and in the and cholco color and quality for the here per FABRICS To go with a aU the evidence needed to PRICES MARKED s tne how advantage we can give OILCLOTH good quality rAR BELOW PAR idea Go as we from tue great purchase of thoroughly want them to rolls of wall paper printed and glazed surface and you will surely make them go double fine aew paper light terns all widths per yard you see the goods border to match at a yard A mixed lot of dress corresponding low price LINOLEUM good ln a none for less than but roll Qne square yard cleaning up time now a double roll new eft Be a yard and plain dress and patterns CHEAP over from last lesion goods isc a double roll specials In heavy nave out a yard for Vigorous Suiting In papers worth marked on them not because they aw gray and new mixtures a double roll embossed they are worth more The n 00 ner yard for broadcloth and pers regular quality ones we bought this Spring cost almost NEW more t Pt yard t or fancy black good PETTICOATS up so aat suitable for separate skirts or full Jtg place The best to-day costumes we nave seen comes to a new were now M 25 for black crepons best English coat and Jg mercerized fabrics line We say It Is best because it Is Ginghams In In weight with a good deal of Mohair fabrics yard stripes absolute fc a yard new Spring slM beauty of Cut on the same patterns as Ok petticoats and were 51.50 now were now were now A lot of new velvet nip
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