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24 May 1900

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24 May 1900

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Marble Rock Weekly, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1900, Marble Rock, IowaInformation that the Long siege has been abandoned is received in London. Boer forces retire under heavy fire of the test vex in London of kill the air inner Gen. Bill or voc nor Pretoria. May was officially announced Friday that when the lagers and fonts around Mafeking had been severely bombarded the siege was abandoned a British Force from the South taking Possession of the place. It is reported that British troops have surrounded Christiania and the Landross and other officials have been taken prisoners. Under n Henry fire. London May the men Tion of the lagers in the Pretoria dispatch it is understood Here that prior to the raising of the siege of Mafeking the Boer lagers around that place were vigorously bombarded by the British Relief column and that the burghers were practically compelled to abandon the siege. Joy in London. Xon Clon my dispatch announcing the Relief of Mafeking was posted outside the mansion House and the news rapidly spread. A Large crowd collected and at this hour All the streets in the neighbourhood Are Al ready resounding with cheers. At word mayor a. A Newton in his official Robes of office announced the Joyful news to the crowd outside. The masses of people outside the mansion Bouse soon grew to such dimensions that the police were compelled to divert All traffic omnibuses etc., through the Side streets. The cheer ing was incessant buildings illuminated. Scenes in the streets of mercantile London usually quite deserted at this hour Are almost in describable. Bands banners and flags appear to have sprung suddenly from the Earth. Every other vehicle is dec with flags. Brass bands Are parading and leading crowds who sing songs. Coloured fire is being turned in every direction. Along Fleet Street the strand and pall mall the Public buildings Are illuminated and the whole of the West end is alive with enthusiasm. At the War office immense crowds quickly Gath ered for although no doubt was thrown on the accuracy of the news there is the greatest anxiety Felt to get official confirmation from lord the dispatch announcing the Relief of the town was sent to the Queen at Windsor Castle where lord Salisbury dining with her majesty and also to the Prince of Wales at Marlborough House. By p. M. The news had spread to All the suburbs of London where similar scenes of rejoicings occurred. Special editions of the newspapers and the tickers announced the news in All the Public resorts. In the West end leading thoroughfares were eventually impeded by a con instant Stream of the populace cheer ing themselves hoarse and singing god save the Queen and soldiers of the the enthusiasm As this dispatch is sent already promises out rival even the a Ceries which Fol Lowed the Relief of lad Sinith. A reporter inquired at the foreign and the resident clerks said nothing had yet been received there tin confirmation of the news from pre Loria of the Relief of Mafeking. _ in unrestrained jubilation the prov inces were not behind the Metropolis. Although London had the Start by a few minutes the great Industrial and burst into patriotic demonstrations. Bells clashed in their steeples Village bands turned out and people gathered in the squares to chant Fer idly god save the from All parts of the Empire comes the same Story. Bombay Hong Kong. Columbia and the aus italian cities Are rejoicing. Bill or of Caplen London. May Buller in a. Dispatch to the War office dated new Castle May is says last the whole second division and the third cavalry brigade win be concentrated there. I have sent the mounted Force through Nyutu to expel a Small Force the enemy and to reassure the natives. The enemy have burned the Chapel broken touch Glass. Plundered Many houses and taken Cash from the Banks but other Wise they have not done much harm. The u badly damaged the ing Agane and Nader Bridges Are destroyed As Are Many culverts and the p pm Ping station and waterworks. Of the 7.000 men Nying by us Tibout seem to have gone to Wakker Stroom and some by Miller s to the free state. The remainder a Hajji described As disorganized rabble have Prie Turrth and say they intend to make a Sand urged to hold out. Proclamation Bir Tfaye full Liao. To surrender. Washington. May president tuesday sent to the Senate a letter from Gen. Otis transmitting a translation of a Lei Ter Vav Ritten by Aguinaldo to a Friend in Manila warning him to leave that City. Aguinaldo s letter is dated Malolos. January and is addressed to Secor Boito Legardo. In it Aguinaldo says i beg you to leave Manila with your to Here to but not because i wish to frighten you. I merely wish to warn you for your satisfaction although it is not yet the Day or the in his communication of transmit Tal Gen. Otis says the letter is forwarded to meet still further the absurd charge that the Amer ican authorities in Manila inaugurated the Gen. Otis also states that this let Ter is one of number written by Aguinaldo to his friends in Manila them to leave the City for their safety. He adds that Many fam Ilies left the City in consequence of this warning. Manila May proclamation purporting to have been issued by Aguinaldo and dated May 4. From polio Island one of the philippine group East of Luzon is circulating in it says the commission appointed by president Mckinley was appointed without the authorization of Congress and that hence it cannot treat officially. It urges the filipinos not to surrender their arms at the instigation of the commission. Manila. May various fights the americans have killed 364 filipinos. Work is slow. Resume of the Bun leu so far Tufani by the Mafb Ojst Gen eral conference. Gov. Smith of Montana his appointment As senator and names successor. Hab Tii Maginnis 6ivei Mait seat. The executive my he re moan luf a lion i itik.1 Pic cd of the Lillutt amt arc Tala Ted Fly Culla Kloa Aad protect. Two Mem killed. Centre Kan., May Henry Snell and John Shady were killed and third Man injured while engaged in rebuilding a barn on the farm of j. H. near Here the Structure a Call Washington May the Secretary the Treasury has issued a Call for the Jim two per Bonds to the amount outstanding. To cease of the 1st of 8ep Chicago May general con Ference of the methodist Church has been in session two weeks but very Little of the work mapped out has reached the stage of final action. The great reforms being advocated Are nearly Ali in committees. The following was the net result at the close of saturday morning s session equal representation of laymen con firmed. Nine of the ten articles of the Constitution adopted. A commission created to report four years hence on the consolidation of the Church Extension Freedman s Aid and Southern education and Home missionary and general education departments. The effective Bishops to be continued in their present relation. Chicago May election of Bishops of the methodist Church has so far resulted in no Choice. One bal lot was taken yesterday but none of the forty Odd candidates received the necessary two thirds vote. Chicago May 17, wednesday s ses soon of the Rifet Hollist general Confer ence was Given Over almost entirely to for for Chicago May William v. Kelley. Of the East a Sevva York Confer ence leading candidate for Bishop Frith drear from the race thai Rudaj. Chicago. Slay the ninth bal lot for Bishops in the methodist general conference Berry. Spellmeyer. Hamil ton and Moore lend in the order named. Elects Titor Bishops. Columbus 0. May is. The general conference of the a. M. E. Church on thursday elected five new Bishops As follows m. M. Moore d., Washington City. Evans Tyree. A. A Nashville. Tenn. S. Smith D., Nashville. Tenn. T. Shaffer D., Philadelphia a. L. J. Coppen D., Philadelphia. A. But one ballot was taken. With the election of five additional Bishops the Cox mail now contains 14. And All elected for life Bish Ops Turner. Arnett. Tanner. Gainies Grant. Salter. Lee. Handy and Derrick being the former Bishops. Kentucky republicans. Louisville ky., May the Republican state convention met Here thursday afternoon and after a ses Sion of nine hours with two hours in the to Mission. Elected four delegates to the National convention four nates and two presidential electors endorsed the administration of presi Dent Mckoley condemned the state of affairs in Kentucky As chargeable to the democratic party and instructed its delegates to vote for Mckinley for president and w. Bradley of Kentucky for vice president. Bar Deal in lumber. Marinette wis., May is. The per Ley Lowe company of Chicago Yoeu Aie Cut lumber company which amounts to Between and 30.coo.ooo feet. The Deal was negotiated by Isaac Stephenson for the Peshtigo Coin Pany and Perley Lowe. The consideration is about this disposes of the last big Block of lumber in this District. Flared jail. . May 17. Warrants were is sued for the arrest of e. P. Thomp son the Havana postmaster w. H. Reeves Deputy auditor of the Island and Edward Mayo and Jorge Mascaro. Cuban clerks in the stamp department. And All were lodged in the Viva the tombs of Havana. This was done under the advice of the postal inspectors from washing ton. Butte. Mont., May Smith on Friday sent dispatches from Here to senator w. A. Clark senator Chandler chairman of the committee on privileges and elections and sen Ator Frye president of the Senate saying he had disregarded and revoked the action of Lieut. Gov. Spriggs in naming or. Clark to succeed to the vacancy caused by his own resignation and saying he had named Martin Maginnis of Helena to fill the Vaca Nej. The governor a Hes As his reasons his opinion that the appointment of or. Clark by the lieu tenant governor was tainted by col Lusion and fraud. The dispatches Are practically the same that of or. Clark Reading i have this Day disregarded and revoked your appointment As United states senator made by gov. Spiggs on the loth inst., As being tainted with collusion and fraud and Nave this Day appointed Hon. Martin a United Rigates Bernaun to Iii tile vacancy caused by your action by the semite. Washington. May Senate committee on privileges and elections has directed chairman Chandler to press action on the Clark Resolution As originally reported. Got. Smith eaten protest. The following dispatch was received and read to the committee from gov. Smith dated Butte. May 17 Hon. W. E. Chandler Washington i desire to present in As forcible a manner As possible my protest against the course pursued by Hon. W. A. Clark in attempt ing to defeat the action of the Senate of the United states upon the Resolution presented by the committee on privileges and elections affecting his title to a seat and to protest against the methods pursued by him in securing an appointment at the hands of the lieutenant governor during my absence from the state under Circum stances and conditions which to my mind indicate collusion and fraud. His conduct in attempting a resignation and procuring a reappointment under the conditions As he did if the matter was before a court of would have been considered a contempt of court on his part. I. Therefore Trust that the committee and the Senate will proceed to a proper and Complete consideration of the question so that the rights not Only of or. Clark but of the state of Montana in the premises May be determined and that upon the presen tation of the credentials of appointment by the lieutenant govenor the same be transferred to the committee on privileges and elections Lor investigation and that i be permitted to make a More Complete and detailed statement of facts concerning the the peace envoys. African Rpu Bollea ratites York mid Are heartily new York. May steamship maasdam with the Boer peace envoys on Board arrived Here tuesday. The Revenue Cutter Hudson with the reception committee on Board went Down the Bay to meet and Welcome the delegates. The Cutter escorted the maasdam up the River to the docks in Hoboken. On Board the Steamer judge Van Hoe sen the , we Are a committee of citizens of new York who sympathize with your country in its struggle for Liberty and Independence and who wish to make your visit to the City of new York agreeable to you personally Ana advantageous to the Natrop of which you Are the representatives. In the near future we will extend to you a More formal reception but on this occasion we simply say Wel come or. Fischer responded to judge Van Hoesen saying i thank you most heartily for this Welcome which you have just extended to us. The warmth of a Welcome does not be in the length of words used but in deeds. We believe that the american people will also extend to us a Hearty Welcome. For ours is a cause that is dear to their hearts. We Are fighting for our country. As soon As they come to understand our cause they will. I be Lieve Echo the Welcome you have just Given washing ton. May Fischer wolmarans and Wessels the Boer commissioners of the Transvaal arrived in Washington last night and were Given a Hearty Welcome. Dewey s candidacy. The work being done by our Law makers at fifty sixth ses Sion in Washington. Summary of the daily proceedings. Senate the appropriation Nurt the mouse to the in the control at Ruuti. Washington. May time in the Senate on saturday was occupied in discussing the naval appropriation Bill. An official report by col. E. E. Williston in answer to an inquiry shows that there is less liquor sold in Manila than prior to the american occupation. Washington May Senate yesterday passed the naval appropriation and free Homes Bills and received a favourable report on the Aragyan canal Bill. Senator Jones Ark introduced a Bill to prevent and punish blacklisting by Railroad sleeping car. Express Steamboat Tele graph and Telephone companies engaged in interstate Commerce and also the news in Brief. His wife Lott said to oppose it Bat the Admiral Xot yet abandoned the idea York. May dispatch from Washington to the world says intimate friends of mrs. Dewey assert that she has materially changed her political views since she and the Admiral started on their Western and Southern trip. Since her return she has said she Hopes that hers husband will reconsider his intention to enter Public life. I would not Hare him she said thursday to an intimate Friend " even if it were in my Power. I feel that the Strain would prove disastrous to his health and it Vav Ould certainly interfere with the happiness which we Are now the Admiral however does not seem to agree with his wife entirely. Preparations for stirring events Are in Prog Ress at Beauvoir. It is expected that news of importance will soon be an his withdrawal from the candidacy or the statement of the political Creed by which he Hopes to win converts to his cause. Hot yet settled. Agreement in the St. Lonia Street railway has not benched. Family butchered. Mather and four children found dead in their Home near tre Lupont. Is missing. Peoria i May Thomas Moser wife of a Farmer living three Miles North of Tremont 111., and her four Small children were found dead in their Home tuesday. All had apparently been dead since sunday. Their throats were Cut from ear to ear. Mrs. Moser s body was found in the cellar covered with old carpet. The children Lay in their Beds upstairs apparently having been killed As they slept. Moser has disappeared but there is no known evidence pointing to his having committed the terrible crime. Nothing has been seen of the family since sunday and tuesday neighbors broke open the doors of the farmhouse. They spread the alarm but no Trace of the murderer Haa yet been found although some of the neighbors Are convinced that Moser wiped out his family in a fit of insanity. Soap ended. Mind Sou. Ttu., Stu dents at the state University who were engaged in a recent hazing episode were suspended at a meeting of the faculty fart of the number were sus Pended for the balance of the College year and others for a term extending for two weeks into the next College year. The faculty Hopes by this action to Avert hazing which generally be Gin with the opening of the College Vear. St. Louis. May the presbyterian general Assembly the Iasi puking body of that Church Beaufi its one Hundred and twelfth annual meeting in this City yesterday. Prev. Charles a. Dickey. Of Philadelphia be in elected Moderator. Rev. William a. Echols. Of Middleport of. Dropped dead in ring the session. York lamp Untim m the Tom rat torn the Hife water the weft dirt of Tomt m 1mm he arrived Pittsburgh pa., May 17. Fire wednesday afternoon destroyed the grand army Home for soldiers widows at Hawkins station on the Penn Sylvania Railroad near Here. The 40 inmates ranging in age from 50 to 95 years escaped without injury. One old lady. Mrs. Tence. Aged 95 years May die from the Shock. Loss s20.000 cause of fire unknown. St. Louis May to Settle the strike came to an abrupt end at the conference their Day afternoon Between the transit company the strikers and the committee of business men. It now seems a fight to a finish As neither party to the strike will re cede from the vital Point involved in reference to the discharge of the non Union men who took the places of the strikers. The men demand that they be reinstated in their former places and the nonunion employ is be Given a Back seat on the waiting list. This proposition the company refuses to con Sider. St. Louis. May broke out afresh in every portion of the City yesterday and the police records show to fact Many persons were Hurt two of them fatally As a result of the Strug Gle Between the striking Street railway employees and their employers. The a Timber of wounded during the Day is seven. Camden n. May 14. Fire sunday broke out in the Farmers mar Ket House at fifth and Federal streets completely destroy eur tie building ten stores and about 50 Small dwellings causing a loss estimated at and rendering homeless about 250 per sons. These homeless people Are quartered in the armory building and Are being fed at the expose of the City. To sur str Al Ujkan Coant. Seattle trash May under the direction of capt. .7. F. Pratt of the United states coast and geodetic sur vey. Preparations Are being made to Coart Kansas City. Mo., May states judge Hook of Leavenworth Kan., sitting Here issued an absolute and wide sweeping injunction in the strike troubles with the metropolitan Street railway in this City. Interference with the Street railway in any form is forbidden. For fire. Kari Ford City. Into. May Straw Board and paper Box factory of the Utility paper company covering five acres was burned Friday night. Loss Over the 150 horse Power Gas engine exploded and spread the flames rapidly. Flynn Tran i wig in bark a Huum chef Thida a Crow Tam ceif Harmy tar cd Meta Kwh Cut mud of tar Pathfinder and Patterson to Behring sea Early next month where they will be engaged during the season in surveying the coast of Alaska Between St. Michael and Cape Prince of Wales. A filial fire. Chicago. May 17. O women were burned to death one Man is missing five Perisoris will die and Many others Are suffering from injuries More or less severe in consequence of the destruction by fire in the Early morning of the hotel Helene 110-114 fifty third Street. Cont Toji robbed. Stockton cal., May 19. Two to semite Valley stages were held up thursday night at big Oak Flat by a Lone highwayman. One stage was go ing into and the other coming from the Park. The robber secured about venom Topeka Kan. May the Republican state convention yesterday re w. E. Stanley for govern or and elected Mckinley delegates to National convention. To provide a civil remedy in damages for blacklisting. Washington. May Senate yesterday devoted the time to consideration of the Bill providing for Eivis Are site ill Tiu you Sirj s Lic a is land possessions. The resignation of or. Clark of Montana was received. Washington. May were passed in the Senate yesterday to give sex soldiers preference in civil service appointments granting a pension of per month to the widow of Gen. Lav ton. And for the erection of a pub Lic building at East St. Louis 111. The committee on Inte Oceanie canals re ported recommending the Xiii Raglan route. The administration of affairs in Chiba by agents of the United states was discussed. Washington May Post of fice appropriation Bill was considered in the Senate yesterday and a Resolution was adopted for information As to How Many filipinos have been killed and wounded since the begin Ning of hostilities and Aiso How Many have been captured and Are now in our Possession. Washington. May the in time time in the Senate yesterday was devoted to the pneumatic tube system service in the Post office appropriation Bill. The War department reported that cuban Revenue receipts Are nearly twice the Island s expenditures. Home. Washington May deficiency appropriation Bill was passed in the House yesterday. The military Academy Bill the last of the Suppis Uius. Emu Longiv it. Washington. May last of the general appropriation military Academy sent to the Senate yesterday by the House. An amendment to the Federal Constitution Vuchich pints the control of the trusts in. The hands of Congress was reported As follows Section 1. A Powers conferred by this article shall extend to the several states the territories the District of Columbia Ana All territory under the and subject to the jurisdiction the United states. Sec. 2. Congress shall have Power to define regulate control prohibit or Dis solve trusts monopolies or Csibi nations whether existing in the form of a corporation or otherwise. The several states May continue to exercise such Power in any manner not in conflict with the Laws of the United states. Sec. 3 Congress shall Power to enforce the provisions Al this article by for tie week Endl nos 19. The president has signed the free Bill. Cholera is spreading in the famine Camps of India. William Pul Chou aged 102 years died at Findlay o. The ruler of Morocco Ahmed Ben Plussa died in Tangiers. An american Corn Kitchen was inaugurated at the Paris exposition. An earthquake Shock wrecked several buildings in the City of Mexico. 1 ire destroyed one half of the business portion of grand Meadow Minn. In a railway wreck near Guadalajara 11 were killed. Smallpox is prevalent in every state and territory in the United states. The National conference of charities and corrections began in Topeka Kan. Henry huf maker died at Knoxville tenn., at the age of 105, leaving a widow ased 93. At Talladega ala., Elbert Curry a Young negro was hanged for the murder of Pink Dobbins. A blow in a Friendly sparring contest killed William sume aged 17, at Bate Ville ind. During the last ten months the exports of merchandise exceeded the imports by California republicans elected delegates to the National convention instructed for Mckinley. Staten Island citizens want to be Sev ered from new York City because of in creased taxes Sam Hinton coloured was by a mob near Cus Tusha miss for an at tempted murder. Mrs. Frances ill or of Wilmington mass., who years ago built a burial costing is dead Walter Gordon and Beauty ii Gram col ored were hanged at ala., for the murder of Tom Buntan. Villiam a. Rodenbaugh was Renora Inai de for Congress by the republicans of the Twenty nest Illinois i Buiji. The census office is to handle the Statis tics of the people of this country with intricate electrical machines department stores retail dealers and the Heaters in Chicago complain of a decrease in business due to the labor troubles. The Minnesota Republican state Conven Tion adopted resolutions endorsing sex senator Washburn for vice president. By the narrow margin of two votes tha Massachusetts House decided against abolishing the death penalty in the state. Charles it. Knapp has been elected president of the. Associated press and Charles s. Diehl Secretary and general manager. J. E Hutchinson editor of the Guthrie by graphic and Virgil Marshall freight agent were fatally shot in a Saloon ii2ht. Democrats of Kentucky will nominate Beckham to run for governor in Case an election is necessary after the contest is settled in court. The fire losses in the United states Dur ing the first four months of this year amount to against in the same time in 1s99. Unless Congress provides for an in crease in the army after july 1, 1901, tha Force must then be Cut. So As to leave Only soldiers in the Philippines. Lilly Okalani sex Queen of Hawaii and her retinue left Washington tuesday for Honolulu. Her health is much enfeebled and it is not Likely that she will return to this country. Inspector Murray of the Canadian to general lice says he has traced the Effort to blow up the Welland canal lock to the 1 anians. He declares the plot originated in new York City. For nineteenth Ohio District uen. Harlei i Cut renominated fifth Iowa District Robert g cousins renominated second Alabama District a. A. Wiley Caroi a q strict Spencer Blackburn Bat and Ball. Tallies showing the Stu Illint of the clubs of lending organizations Lii to Date. Appropriate Washington May Alaska code Bill was considered in the House yesterday and the Senate Bill to incorporate the american National red Cross was passed. Washington May the House yesterday a special River and Harbor Bill carrying for surveys and work passed and the alaskan code Bill was further considered. Washington May House de voted the time yesterday to the consideration of War claims Bills and favourably acted upon a Bill to appropriate to sex Confederate soldiers for horses and other property taken from them in violation of the the following tables show the standing of the clubs in the Lead ing baseball organizations. National league clubs tron. Philadelphia.15 Brooklyn .14. Pittsburgh.14 Chicago .13 St. Louis.11 cincinnati.9 new York. 6 american league lost. Per it. 7 .682 s 10 10 u 12 15 14 .635 .583 .565 .500 .43 .256 .263 Indianapolis Milwaukee .15 cleveland.12 Chicago minneapolis.12 Buffalo a Kansas City.9 detroit.6 6 3 lit 12 Lii 16 .714 .682 .571 .565 .462 .400 .360 273 Wisconsin ton a burned. Ashland May Sorth York a on the line of the Wisconsin Central Railroad was entirely re v fire tuesday night. The in the Woods. The loss re is not i the markets. Terms of Lee s surrender. Slain. Loii Oon. La. Lilt Cor respondent of the times says the anti foreign movement headed by the boxers has attained alarming pro portions. There has been a serious new tort. May 19. Live s5 00 5 70 hogs. 550 75 sheep. 4 do Ftp 5 straights. 3 40 3 65 Minnesota patents. 365 in 3 so july. To in 7a, Corx to. 2 42 july. 4w 2. 27 27vi butter or Earsery. 16 w co factory 13 Ujj 15 anti Christian outbreak near Ting 10 fun. Province of be Chi i. Seventy three native christians were Mur dered. Including and children. Many were burned alive. Pany on the Cramer farm five Miles 6 6fi com Oats. July. 22 Rye to. 2. 5 75 5 35 4 50 5 10 25 fat 5 30 51 5 no w5 50 it 16 1 r70 i 3s% Tow May a to rate of Tare tar Tot strikc.1 Oil tank. Findlay. O., May a severe electrical storm which passed Over this Section at Midnight Light Ning struck a Oil tank belonging to the Standard Fil com Pany on the Cramer farm five Miles West of the City. The loss on Oil and tank will be about Rve. To. 2. 43 Victoria b. C., May news of 1 nor n 68 the passage of the hawaiian Bill link ing Hawaii a territory under the presidency of Sanford a Dole was received in Honolulu 9 with rejoicing. Preparations Are being made for immediate Public celebrations. Barley Ifo. 2 City to May the re state Roo Ventina swim cd to teak Story of St. Lor Ger ctr mid elected com july Oats to. 2 2ff Bye no. 4. 63 St Louis. 70 i 5 it 9 s 10 f. Kalve lit Omaha. Steers.14 com and heifers. 61t4 26%

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