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Fort Wayne Sentinel, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1899, Fort Wayne, Indiana WBATKBJl XMMCATtQttl 1 1 FAIR TOMIORT AMD TUESDAY; COOTIHUBD WAUL Bayert and Mton AH Beatine! 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 says: Three important military appoint- ments have been decided upon: 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 va- 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 gen- 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 interna- tional officers are attending the sec- 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 thirty- six branches scattered over the United States and Canada, was or- ganized 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 conven- tion. SECRETARY LONG COMMENDED. Fittsburg, Oct. were adopted at today's session of the Woman's Home Missionary society of the M. E. church commending Secre- tary Long for his recent official de- cision forbidding the sale of strong drink in the navy, and. requesting President McKinley to give his sanc- tion to the enforcement of the anti- canteen law. Mrs. Clinton B. Fisk. of New York, was re-elected presi- dent. RECEIVED BY THE PRINCE. London, Oct. Prince of Wales today received former Presi- dent Harrison in audience at Marl- borough House. Mr. Harrison was accompanied by United States Am- bassador Choate. After the audience Mr. Harrison visited the house of commons, accompanied by A. J. Bal- 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 vic- ious 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 la- 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 bicame 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, spill- tried to go in different directions and ing the occupants on the road. It was found that no one was injured and after rehitching the the party proceeded to the farm of friend, they spent the of the day. ITB1TCX BT A CAB. Helen 10 jean old, roidlng at the comer of John street and Creightdn 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. iREAT 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 twenty- 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 specu- ators to remain on guard during the weary vigil. Tradition says the larliest 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 >f 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 morn- 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 orenoon was the window vacant. 'here are still many purchasers dur- 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 xcellent places and the down-town sale will begin tomorrow. POLICE NEWS. Sergeant Stevens has been ailing 'or several days and was off duty wo or three nights. Dorothal Johnson reports to the police the loss of a pocketbook which contained two or three dollars in money. Captain Daseler is reported much mproved in health, but he is still unable to, resume his duties on the police force. John Morarity and Thomas Marsh, ;wo drunks arrested by Officer Pap- >ert, were arraigned before the mayor this morning. Marsh was sent to jail for sixteen days and ttorarity 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 or- 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 dan- 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 Mecers 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 aptured 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 hos- 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 taers will make another attack to- 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 Lillit A. Miller, Beatrice Beuter, 'Delia Balder, Bert M. Gorrell and a quar- tette. After the musical a delicious luncheon was Mired, to which all the ffueete did ample justice. Bohert Vudeo to ia Huntlngton Donald Fttrriance. KRUGER WILL QUIT, REPORT THAT TRANSVAAL IS TO SURRENDER. TO STOP UNCONDITIONALLY TERRIFIC FIGHTING OCCURS AT ELANDSLAAGTE. SPLENDID VALOR OF BOERS BRITISH LOSSES REPORTED VERY HEAVY. London, Oct. special dis- patch from Cape Town dated Sun- day, says that advices received there from Pretoria report President Kru- ger as now being in favor of an un- ionditional surrender. It (3 added that it is expected the executive touncil 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 non-commissioned officers and men killed and twenty-six wounded. Gordon Highlanders--Five non- commissioned officers and fifteen men killed and fifteen nun-commis- sioned officers and sixteen men wounded. CAPTURE OF ELANDSLAAGTE. London, October war of- fice Sunday afternoon published the following dispatch to the secretary of state for war, the Marquis of Lans- downe, from the general commanding in Natal, Sir George Stewart White, regarding the engagement Saturday at Elandslaate, 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 died: "In the action at Elandslaagte Sat- urday the troops engaged were the 'olio wing: Lancers, a squad- ron of the Fifth Dragoon Guards, the Imperial Light Horse and two squad- rons of Natal carbineers. field bat- tery, Forty-second field battery and :tfe Natal field battery. Devonshire regi- ment, half a battalion of the Gordon Highlanders and the Manchester reg- ment. FRENCH IN COMMAND. "The whole force wns under Gen- eral French, with Col. Ian Hamilton commanding the infantry. I was present in person from p. in. to p. m., but did not assume direc- ion of the fight, which was left in he hands of General French." LOSSES AT ELANDSLAAGTE. 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 promi- nent Boers at the battle of Elands- aagte: General Viljoen, killed. General Kock, wounded and cap- ured. (Since died.) General Kock's son, killed. Colonel Schiel (German officer Commanding the wounded and a prisoner. Commander Fretorius, wounded, prisoner. Several Boer standards captured. BRITISH LOSSES. The following is an official list of the British casualties at the battle f Elandslaagte: Imperial Light Colonel Scott-Chisholm. Wounded: UCajor Sampson, Captain Orr, Cap- tain Mullens, Lieutenant Curry, Lieutenant Shore, Lieutenant Jams, Lieutenant Forbes, Lieuten- ant Campbell, Lieutenant Norman. Second battery of field artillery- Wounded: Captain Campbell, Lieu- enant Captain Brooks, Seventh hussars. First Devonshire regiiment Wounded: Captain Lafoue, Lieuten- ant Gunning, Lieutenant Hayley, Lieutenant Green. First Devonshire regiment Wounded: Colonel Curran, Captain Melville, Captain Newbigging, Cap- tain Paton, Lieutenant Danks. First Leicestershire regiment- Killed: Lieutenant Hanna. Gordon Ma- Denne, Lieutenant Monroe, Lieu- tenant Murray, Lieutenant Brad- bury. Wounded: Lieutenant Col- onel Conyngham, Major Wright, Captain Haldane, Captain Buchanan, Captain Mlkeljohn, Lieu- 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 file: Fifth troopers wounded. Imperial Light ser- geants and four troopers killed and thirty-five non-commissioned offi- cers and men wounded; one man missing. Twenty-first field gunners wounded. Forty-second field gunners and a driver wounded. First Devonshire ty-nine non-commissioned 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 vie- ories in Natal, following each other 11 quick succession, though accom- tanied 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 univer- sally admitted, reached the highest evel. Fuller accounts of Saturday's bat- tle at Elandslaagte 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 ten- acity to the last, only yielding when lurther fighting was hopeless. An armored train with the men of :he Manchester regiment appeared on the left, at Ladysmith, at day- n'eak Saturday, in support of the Fohannesburg Imperial Light Horse and the Natal field artillery, with the object of re-opening commu- nication at Elandslaagte. The artillery took up a position above the town and shelled the rail- 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 ac- 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 vidge pre- viously cleared by the cavalry. The Boer artillery dropped shrap- nel into the advancing columns, but the British finally scaled the hill, whence they overlooked the broad valley to the three rocky hills form- ing the Boers' position, their camp being in the center. On the left cen- 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 Devon- shires on the left, with four com- panies of the on General Gordon's right. At about 5 p. m. tin infantry ad (CoBtiatMd on Second Page.) New York, Oct. 23.-A Paris cable to the World says: 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 ef- 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 crowd- of the Italian la- Dorers. The audience grew deliri- ously 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 Ire- nnd. She is saying to her people: 'The hated racs, whose main func- tion on the earth is to spoiloto, 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 strug- 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 ap- plauds with frenzy. Now is the en- ihusiasm quite platonic. Good infor- mation estimates at the num- ber of Irishmen who have already .eft for South Africa or are or their way there. Maud Gonne intends to eava shortly herself to fight at the lead of this contingent. Meanwhile, one of her trusted lieutenants, Mc- Brlde, a well known agitator, is or- ganizing 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 lected or defeated candidates at will. The leaders of the Irish representa- 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, lit- 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 "Sassenagh" 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. follow- ng telegram confirming the report the death of Capt. Guy Howard was received at the war department rom General Otis today: "Manila, Oct. Guy How- rd, assistant quartermaster and luartermaster of volunteers, killed esterday near Arayat while on a aunch on Rio Grande river by con- ealed insurgents. His clerk, a civ- lian employe and native wounded. Scouting detachment of Thirty-sixth olunteers encountered insurgents outhwest 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 rnnsportation, which will be sup- ilied soon. "Insurgents in southern Luzon at- acked Calamba.t 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 cas- ualties, 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 por- 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 enthumasm today. Befftttf 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 Man- 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- Dublic. 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, saying: "They may be made a part of my final report. Many of them show he present state and methods of cul- ivation 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 ap- >ropriate." From this statement it is presumed hat Prof. Worcester has been en- gaged in gathering data and photo- graphic evidence of the agricultural of the Philippines." IOWA BOYS SAFE IN PORT. Caracas, Venezuela, Oct. apriauo 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 fight- ng is felt, as everybody wants peace, without retalliation. HEMPHILL REPORTS. Washington, Oct. follow- ng cablegram bearing on the revo- utionary situation in Venezuela, has been received by the navy depart- ment from the commander of the De- roit: "La Guayara, Oct. en- ered Saracas Sunday evening. En- husiastic reception. Quiet in this vicinity, but factional differences awaiting adjustment. "Hemphill." A cablegram from Minister Loomis ated at Caracas today says that An- rade's flight left the country with- out the succession being provided or. He gave no notice to the consul nd his whereabouts are unknown. Minister Loomis' dispatch, as post- ed at the state department follows: "Cablegram from Minister Loomis, t Caracas, states that Andrade abandoned government without nott- ying cabinet or government council as required by the constitution. Whereabouts unknown. Vice presi- dent of Venezuela in full power ding to the constitution. Aa- drede's 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 Kissiok, of company F, suc- cumbed to typhoid fever as the vessel was entering Nagasaki on October 7. ANTI-SEMITIC RIOTS. Vienna, Oct. riots broke out at Halleschau, Mora- via, yesterday evening. Jewish houses were stoned, stores were pil- laged, a house was burned and the gendarmes charged the rioters, tak- 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 ecarlet fever. The hu ben quiuttntd. 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 depart- ment from United States Consul Gudger, at Panama, stating that an nsurrection has broken out there and hat martial law has been declared. A dispatch received at the state de- lartment from United States Minis- er Hart, atBogota, informs the state department that the government is nformed that an anti-Venezuelan orce is coming over to assist the rev- olutionists. No Magdelena steamers are running. REVOLUTION IS GENERAL. Cartbagena, Columbia, Oct. Hews just received here the revolution is general. The insur- ants have taken river steamers and have armed them and burned rail- road bridges. The government is arming and dispatching river steam- 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 Exposvre and Excitement. Findlay, Ohio, Oct. city home and hospital building was to- 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 becom- ing. The only trouble with the caps at the present ttmt Is that they are too small for the heads of the wear- en, but that will te remedied tm time. Will Biedel hat 1 vacation trip to OmMfft ;