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Fort Wayne Journal (Newspaper) - February 7, 1899, Fort Wayne, Indiana T i a a a int it. Of a a f or journal. Established 1868.tuesday morning february 7, 1899. Price five cents. M a quoth i m some exquisite beauties just opened the Kew Spring Gingham. This showing is the largest in variety and certainly the prettiest line of imported Novelty Gingham that has Ever been brought to this City. Long hams will take High rank for dresses and waists the coming season and Here is a line that will make picking a Jive the vew Osboorne Ooi Ltd. There Are tie 3vew Oliai ining corded novelties. The new Ivo Velty Zeplin i is of unusual Beauty. Prices 40c and soc a cd. With lesser lines of zephyrs at 8c, 10c and 12%c a cd. All open for to mor Row s choosing. 2vew veiling a. First exhibit made to Morrow of the a new hair net thread ceilings in Plain and fancy meshes dotted Etc. Prices Doc 25c, 35c, 50c and every Between Price up to $1.00 a cd. Made up veils with the new drawn ribbon Borders. Prices 50c each to $1.50. Isba Irp reductions in women s jackets. 58 and $10 jackets at $4.50. $12 and $14 jackets at $7.50. $15 and $17 jackets at $9.00. $25 to $35 jackets at $10.00. These jackets Are our Well known stylish kind superbly finished and of Best materials. Careful buyers should not let this Opportunity Frenchi beauties. Ready for showing a charming new line of Fine very Fine Lack of renew cry Pons. Prices $1.00, $1.25, $1.50 and up to $2.00 a Yard. In Beauty of designs ahead of anything yet goods i news. Where there s a piece of goods sold Down to a dress pattern or skirt length we have marked them at about half Price. This Means a whole new dress can be had at $2.00, $2.50 and up to $10, which in a full piece would Cost $4 and up to $20. A pretty sprinkling of these on dress goods counters. 100 visiting cards with plate for $1.00. Leave order at Pape Terie counter front Entrance. In a few Days we shall open to the Public our View carpet room. This is going to be the most attractive department of the entire store a a new throughout Light without stint and an assortment of carpets of All grades that will be delighting choosing from by our housekeepers. Carpet department will remove to third floor. The Rurode dry goods co. Cuba is pacified. Porter s report is a picture of happier conditions. Washington. Feb. 6.�?the Hon. Robert p. Porter who arrived in Washington last night having come directly from Havana after his successful Mission to general Gomez whom he met at Remedios submitted his report to Secretary Gage this morning. Aside from the successful outcome of his Mission tiie most interesting part of or. Porter s report relates to his o Serrations As to the conditions in the Island As they exist today. Quot prom Havana to st. Domingo nearly too Miles Quot says Porter Quot your commissioner went Over the same route As he did last september. The difference however in the condition of the country now and then very marked. In september the whole distance was one scene of desolation. There were literally no signs of life human or animal except at the rail Quot Way stations which swarmed with starving humanity. Never was there such abject misery seen As then. To Day the conditions Are improved. There Are beggars bit of the chronic sort. A decided change for the better is noticeable in the country itself. The people Are beginning to work again. Quick growing crops have been planted and some Are ready for Harvest. For ten hours in september travelling on the same Road but one Yoke of oxen was seen. To Day in some Fields Large herds of several Hundred cattle each greeted us. is the surest sign that Cuba is pacified. Fob your Hay Straw Corn Oats and chop feed go to m , amp Jourdan a 47 East c Columbia Street. Home phone 452. Smyth and Rice have decided to produce Willie Collier s new comedy Quot or smooth Quot late in the present coloured collars4 for 25c. The latest fad. So Long As they last we will sell All sizes in men s coloured collars at 7c each or 4 for 25 cents. We bought a Large lot of these desirable goods at a Low Price and we sell As we buy. We Only look for bargains so we can give them to our customers. See these swell collars 4 for 25 cents.$1.50 neckwear 50c. We bought the Stock of finest goods from a leading Necktie maker at our own Price and offer you hand me neckwear the Best there is made for 50 cents. These goods Are Worth $4.50 and cannot be duplicated in fort Wayne at any Price. See these Beautiful scarfs Worth $ \ .50 at 50c. Spring styles fancy double breast is Quot vests just received. Very swell. did not renew the Battle. The american loss was heavier than appeared from the first reports. Dewey and Otis have the situation Well. In hand a detailed Story of the attack and How gallantly the american troops bore themselves in repulsing it. Washington feb. 6.�?the important news in Washington to Day was the ratification of the peace Veaty and the receipt of the lists of casualties from general Otis. The list was Long in coming but this fact is explained by the cutting of the Telegraph wires along the american front. A Short cablegram from Dewey caused some temporary commotion by creating the impression that hostilities had been renewed by the insurgents. There is nothing from Otis to confirm such an inference. The cablegram touched on the other matters entirely so it is assumed that there was no foundation in fact for the apprehension. General Otis casualty lists Are somewhat confusing due to the fact that there Are Nineteen different lines Between Manila and Washington. The officials of the War department arranged the previous casualty lists into the following single list which is be lived to be substantially accurate and was made up As the official substitute list for the prior lists the casualty list. I first brigade first division tenth Pennsylvania major e. Brier or flesh slight lieutenant Albert j. Buttermore flesh slight c. H. Sergeant Joseph Sheldon company h. Slight thigh private Hiram Conger in the Abdomen serious private Edward Caldwell company Clung serious private Debault flesh Back slight. Montana private Reynolds company a flight ear private Charles Rummels flesh leg slight Corporal Hayes company a missing probably killed private John Serenson company a head probably dead private Mayersick company i lungs serious Corporal Skinner company i slight thigh. First Colorado a private Orton Wever company a left thigh private Chas. S. Morrison company a left hand private Maurice Parkhurst company a wounded in Pubes private c. D. White company a missing supposed to be drowned private Elmer f. Doran company i killed Corporal we. R. Earle company i left Cheek and Arm private Charles b. Boyce company a flesh and knee private Chas. Carlson company a killed first lieutenant Charles Haughwout flesh knee. First South Dakota private Horace j. Mccracken company a killed private Fred e. Gren company i killed private we. J. Lewis company i killed private Benjamin Phelps company a thigh Corporal Eugene e. Stevens company in thigh private Frank g. Mclain company a hip Hiram Fay company of knee Cox por al Carlil Osgood company of knee private a. Haskell company i slight neck. Third artillery sergeant Bernard Sharp flesh leg private Orian Ryan company a head serious private Edward Lundstrom company a hand slight private James Gleason com Pony a flesh thigh. Fourteenth infantry killed Corporal Guy b. So den company a Corporal Henry f. Thompson company a private Jesse a. Hale company a Maurice l. Seeman company a Louis v. Dietz company a James Harvey Knight company a Chas. W. Douglas company a Frank h. Issing Hau sen. Company Mcharles a. Seitz company a Alphonse Bonner company a Peter m. Stormant company i. Sixth artillery killed private a. Goodman company d. First Idaho killed majored. Mcconville Corporal Frank r. Cal Eret company a private James Frazer company c. First California killed private j. J. Dewar company a Tom Bryan company a Joseph Maher company m. First Washington killed Corporal George w. Mcgowan company a private Ralph w. Simonds Compaq a George a Reichart Frank Smith Matthias h. Cherry Sherman Harding Edward h. Perry company i Walter n. Hanson company Lamo h. Weickel company h. First Washington wounded sergeant Samuel e. Oakler company i Corporal James Neary company a musician Jos. W. Osberger company m private Dixon a Everett company a Michael Kennedy Augustin Berry company of Benjamin a. Harbour Hugh h. Mcclellan Herman Steinhagen o. B. Whight company i William Sloat company Karthur l. Of Leurn. Company a Richard Hughes company Malbert e. Barth company m. Lieutenant James Mitchell 14th infantry died of wounds february 6th. Private g. W. Hall company a first Idaho died of wounds. Colonel we c. Smith first Tennessee died of apoplexy at the head of his command on the firing line february 5. Future prospects. As to the change in conditions wrought by the ratification of the treaty to Day there is a variance of views. The extreme View on one Side is that until the Spanish government ratifies the treaty it is not of Legal effect. By the other extreme View the United states government is free to do just As it pleases in the entire group of islands and will therefore proceed at once to Complete the military occupancy of the islands. The medium View Likely to be followed is that Otis is justified in doing anything necessary to protect the army and All american and foreign interests in Manila even though obliged to assume the offensive and go outside of the old lines in Pursuit of the insurgents who May be seeking to reorganize and recoup from their late defeat with the intention of attacking again or even threatening the americans. The Solace started from Norfolk at 3 o clock this afternoon with ammunition Iund other needed stores for Dewey s Fleet via the Suez canal. It is no secret now that the authorities Here were preparing to arrest Agoncillo just As he fled. The conduct of the a remaining members of the philippine Junta is still under close watch and while the treatment to be accorded them has not been determined it is recognized that they Are in a precarious position legally and can secure immunity Only by the exercise of the greatest discretion. Filipinos loss my. Driven beyond their old position minus 10,000 men. Hong Kong. Feb. 6.�?the latest advices from Manila say the rebel forces have been driven Back ten Miles and their losses Are estimated at 1,900 killed or wounded. During the fighting the United states warships shelled a train loaded with insurgents. Col. William c. Smith of the first Tennessee infantry was in the thick of the fight when attacked by apoplexy and fell from his horse. Another estimate. Manila feb. 6.�?careful estimates place the filipino losses up to Date at 2.000 dead 3,500 wounded and 5,000 prisoners. Gallantly repulsed. Detailed Story of the attack and the Battle. Continued on fourth Page Bim Iino pay Wdiha makes the food ii no dido us and we Mutli Eagle Brand. Ask that s the name of the five Large cases of is99 style Muslin underwear we just opened. We extend a cordial invitation to every lady in the City to visit this department and examine material style and workmanship of these goods. They have a worldwide reputation and a lady that once buys and tries them will never Wear any goods. All those Dainty Little patterns and pretty new things made this season in this kind of material Are now open for your inspection. There is nothing that a lady likes to look at More in a dry goods store than a Nice new clean Stock of White . In this line we can feel exceedingly proud As the line far excels any Ever shown in the City in Quantity Quality and Beauty and by far the Best values for the Money you have Ever . New Spring laces gathered with rare discrimination representing exclusively the Best patterns of the Foremost lace houses of Europe at prices that will More than repay buying one s summer goods Silks trimmings. We Are receiving new goods daily. When Down the Street step in and get an idea what is going to be worn. Everything that s new is shown by special prices on ladies and children s outer garments this month. Continue All 70 amp 7f Calhoun st. London has its first vaudeville theatre on the continuous plan. But it is not conducted in the polite and circumspect manner of such resorts in this county nor do legitimate actors appear in Short play on its stage. It is like a music Hall with bars conspicuous. It is said that Cyrano de Bergerac who lived from 1619 to 1655, plagiarized Quot cym Beline Quot Quot Hamlet Quot and Quot the merchant of Venice Quot in his now we Are told that Rostand plagiarized Quot the merchant Prince of Cormille Quot in his Manila feb. 6.-7 15 p. to the area embraced in the scene of sunday s engagement a Semi Circle of fully seventeen Miles details regarding the fighting have been extremely difficult to obtain. So far As can be gathered the Brush commenced at 8 45 on saturday , by the firing of a Nebraska sentry at Santa Mesa upon filipinos who were deliberately crossing the line after repeated Wai rings with the evident purpose of drawing our fire. The first shot from the american sentry was evidently accepted As a pre arranged signal for it was followed almost immediately by a terrific fusillade along the entire line on the North Side of the Paulg River. The american outposts returned the fire with such vigor that the filipino fire was checked until the arrival of reinforcements. All the troops in the Vicinity were hurried out and the filipinos ceased firing for half an hour while their reinforcements came up. At 10 o clock the firing was resumed the american firing line consisting of the third artillery the Kansas and Montana regiments the Minnesota regiment the pennsylvanians the nebraskans the Utah Battery the Idaho the Washington the californians the fourth cavalry the North Dakota volunteers the sixth artillery and the fourteenth infantry. The filipinos Quot concentrated their forces at three Points Cal Cacan Santa Mesa and Gali Galan and maintained an intermittent fusillade for some hours. They brought Ai Tillery into action Atour invoice completed we find in our Stock a Many broken lines of suits both in men s and boys departments among our finest goods where we Only have one or two of a kind. These we have put on our bargain counter and will offer them to any one we can fit at just about one half their value. Now is the time to secure a first class suit at a cheap suit Price. If you can possibly use a new suit Don t fail to Call and see if your size is among these goods. Many of these goods Are Spring weight and suitable for the coming season. Cheap it prices will prevail in broken lines throughout this month. Call Early and get the greatest bargain of the season. A hts. A my ii a a a pm

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