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#loQcrstitUe Hatl|i Ceader. VOL. XIII, NO. 186. GLOVERSVILLE. N. Y., FRIDAY, APRIL 6,1900. WHOLE NO. 3,967. Five Companies of Roberts’ Troops Forced to Surrender. BlSiSDSTil O E B S i i SLOW E B I O D S B Gen. Villabois Mareuil, Chief of the Boer Staff, and a Force of Boers Surrounded and Captured by Gen. Methuen —Gen. Mareuil Killed in the Fight-Lord Rob- erts Preparing to Meet Boer Activity— British Casualties at Sannas Post. [By The Asso d ated Press.] i UON'DOiN, April 6.—The follo<wing dispatch has ;beea received irom Lord Roiherts hy the war, ofldee, annouaclng the captoire oI five companies of his troops: “BLOEMFONTBIN, Thursday, April 5.—Another unfortunate occurrence has occurred, resulting, I fear. In ithe capture of a party o f infanitry consist­ ing of three companies of Royal Irish Fusiliers and two companies of the ninth, regiment of -mounted Infantry, near Redersburg, a little eastward of the Bethune rail-way station, ■within a few miles of this place. They were •urrounded by a stronger force of the enemy with four o r five -guns. The de- tachmei^t held out from before noon, April 3, until 9 a. m., April 4, and then apparently surrendered, for it is re­ ported that thefiring ceased a t -that\ time. Immediately after I Jieard the news, during the afternoon of April 3. 1 ordered Ben. Gatacre to proceed from Springfontein, his present -headquar­ ters. to Roddersburg, with all possible speed and dispatched the Catneron Highlanders hence to Bethune. He ar­ rived at Roddersburg at 10:30 yester­ day morning, witihout opposition, but could get -no news of the missing de­ tachment. There can be no doubt that the -whole party bas been made pris- GEN. MAREUIL KILLED Gen, Methuen Surrounds and Cap­ tures a Force of Boers. * LONDON, April 6.—The war office’ has received the following dispatch from Lord Roberts, dated Bloemfon­ tein, Thursday, April 5: “General -Methuen telegraphs from’ Boshof, (in the Orange Free State, little northeast of Kimberley) as fol- “I surrounded General Villabois Ma­ reuil, the chief of the Boer staff, and a body of Boers to-day. None escaped. Mareuil and seven Boers were killed, eight wounded and fifty taken prlson- ■ “Our losses were: Killed, Captains Boyle and Williams, both of the yeo­ manry, and two men of the yeomanry. Wounded, about seven men. “The attack lasted four hours. The corps behaved very well. Our force was composed of yeomanry, the Kim­ berley mounted corps and fourth bat­ tery of artillery.” ROBERTS (PRlPARdNQ TO MEET BOER AOTIVITX. BLOEMFONTEIN, Thursday, April C,—Small bodl'08 ot Boors can ’bo »oon In tiro vicinity of till* itowA and tiro Boors are still la ilio nolghhorilrood of tho wstc^worJcs. iLordJVohcrti Is tak­ ing-steps to meet the activity -of the SHARP SHOOTERS START FOR SOUTH AFRICA. LONDON, April 6.—fDumraven’s sharp shooters started for South Afri­ ca to-day amidst the usual scenes of enthusiasm. Lord Dunraven at the last moment decided to accompany the force and has been posted as- a super­ numerary captain on a battalion staff. BRITISH CASUALTIES AT SANNAS POST. LONDON. April 6.—It is officially announced that .the British casualties in the Boer ambush near Sannas Post total up to 450, Including 173 missing. FREE STATE RAAD ADJOURNS, flPRBTORIA, Wednesday, April 4.— The Free Slate raaS adjourned-sine die after en-dorsing the president’s speech. SERIOUS TROUBLE THREATENED. Connecticutt Militia May ha Called Out hy the Goyerncp. GREENWICH, Conn.,-April 6.—There is much excitem’ent In Greenwich this ■morning over the .possible serious de­ velopments of a building trades strike. The strikers have announced their in­ tention of parading to-day in spite of : the prohibitions of the city authorities. The latter have summoned Sheriff Hawley to the scene and Governor Lounsbury, it is said, flias promised to send the Stamford and Norwalk mili­ tia companies if necessary an^ arrange­ ments have been made to meet the cri­ sis with a constabulary of a hundred The sheriff and posse arrived) here about noon. No trouble has yet occur- *red and it is no-w believed that vio^ lence will b e averted. IN FAVOR OF DEMOCRATS. Decision o f the Court of Appeals in Kentucky Governorship Case. FRANKFORT, Ky., April 6.—The court of appeals to-day handed down a decision in the .^vernorshlp case in fa­ vor of the Democrats. The opinion, is by six judges—four Democrats and two Republicans; one Republican’, Dureile, dissei|ted, 10,000 Strikers Return to Work. PITTSBURG, April 6.—It is estimat­ ed that 'ten thousand, -or about one-half of the i^riking miners in the Pittsburg district, returned to work to-day. The executive committee of -the miners’ as­ sociation is in session -to-diay, consider­ ing the strike, and will meet the offi­ cials of the two coal combinations this afternoon -for the purpose of arranging a settlement, if possible. The Irwin miners o re ©till out. Decline to hold Conference. CLEVELAND, April 6.—The m-anu:' facturers of this city have decided that they will n ot hold a conference -with the committee of striking machinists, headed' by Presidenit O’Gonnell of the International Union. As a (result the settlement of the strike here seems fair- ther away than ever. Annual Tax Rate. ALBANY, April D.—The annuql tax rate for the next flacal year ■will ibe one and nlnoty-Blx Imndi'ed-lhs ralllu. on each dollar of valuation. The tax ?ate fixed last y-oar was two and forty-nine hundredths mllle. CtoU Rhoati at Southampton. SOUTU'AMPTOW, Eng., April O.-KJe. cU iUiodw ai’riv«4 horo iO'day* ITALY’5 GRAND OLD riAN ILL. •Francisco Crispi, lex-Premier of Italy, is seriously ill. Cable .dispatohes state that the statesman .recently unde rwent a painful operation and that his condition is such as to cause anxiety. The likeness is from his latest photo- gra-pih, taken at Torino. THE STATE LAWMAKERS. Both Branches of Legislature Ad­ journ Sine Die To-day. ALBANY, April 6.—Both branches of the legislature adjourned sine die to­ day. Before the adjournment the offi­ cers and employees of the Assembly presented Speaker Nixon with a punch bowl and glasses. Clerk Baxter was given a silver -water set and a chest of table silverware; Leader Allds w a s. presented, with a silver loving cup and the minority leader, Mr. (Bames, was given a diamond stpd. M-r. Kelsey was presented with a water set and iMr. Trainer -was given a handsome gold watch. Tihe gift to -the, sergeant-at- arms, Mr. Johnston, .was a diamond In the senate the formal exchange of gifts was ■not observed this year, but the resolutions adopt-ed yesterday by the Republican ssnators, were hand- Som-dy engr-ossed and .were presented to Lientenant-Govemor -Woodruff. A handsome set of silver table ware was deposited upon the desk -of Chairman Brackett, of -the judiciary committee, by the members of that committee* Before adjournment -the senabe pass­ ed a b ill taking from the control of u-e scale board of 'Charities thea •tiers -and .Sailo: Bath Sol- 1 approipriatlng I survey passed with- TO SUPPDRT' BRYAN.’ PenniylT a n la D e legates to N a tional Con­ ven tio n In s tr u c te d Tov N e b raskan. HARRISBURG, Pa., April 6.—The 64 delegates from Pennsylvania national Democratic convention Kansas City were instructed state convention to e Bryan for president, by the unit scale and support William J ~ ie y are bound anot change to any ether presidential aspirant unless It be so decided by -a majority of the delegation. The platform strongly indorses Bryan’s candidacy; denounces the war policy of the McKinley administration and advocates numerou-s state reforms, -Except for a slight breeze over rom Dauphin, Lu e convention v ;hering. icket V )wing t Auditor, P. Gray Meek of Centre coun- ingress a t large, Harry E. Grim of ty; cong |ourned._ r and N. M. Edwards of Electors ■ and delegates selected and the convention CLOSING QUOTATIONS. New York Stocks, Reported by H. B. Logran, Broker,20 South Main St. Amn. Steel & W ire .................................. 56)4 Amn. Tobacco .........................................108 Atchison pfd ............................................... 71% Baltimore & Ohio .....................................85 Brooklyn Rapid Transit.........................74% Chesapeake & O h io ............. . .................. 32 C o S l n e n f a f T ^ a c c o ’.li* Consolidated Gas ....................................191 C. B. & Quincy ........................................ 131% Federal Steel ....................................... ....49% General Electric .................... 132 Jersey Central.........................................120% Leather .......................................................13% Louisville & Nashville ........................... 85% Ontario & W estern..................................25% Manhattan .............. OGtS Missouri Pacific ....................................... 51% M. K. & T..pfd ........................................ 35% Metropolitan Street By ........................ 164 New York Central . ................................. 138% Northern Pacific ...................................... 60-% Norfolk & W estern ........... Pacific Mail ......................... People’s G a s ......................... Pendljisr. 1st p f d ...... . ....... Book Island . ..................... bouthorn Paolfio ................. Tenn. Coal’ '& I r o n .’.'.’! 'I’oxas PacKlo ....................... Western union .................... '.'.'dim ,...64% VARNISH MAKES DEVOS’S VAR­ NISH Floor Paint coat Co. moro a auart; rnaken It look Urlghtor ana wear fully twice a» long iw oheapor floor paint. H p IA kx 7* At y m Auk«n. marSf m 4 ~\ROYAC oITEETINGS. F r ln c e and Princess of W a les W e ll Be- oelved I n D e n rnarb. COPENHAGEN, April 6.—The Prince and Princess of Wales arrived here and were m et at the railroad station ’ by King Christian of Denmark an^ the en­ tire royal family. As the train drew up a t the platform the king advanced to the royal•oyal saloon carriage and, entering it. sa iage and, entering it, alone, was first tq greet Its occupants. Soon after the Prince and Princess of Wales, both appearing remarhably well, alight­ ed on the platform. The prince smiled cheerfully and after exchanging cordial greetings with the other members of family conversed foror a fewew momtoments f a f m chief dignitaries assembled. large crpwd of the visitors with the chief dignl Outside 'the station people had gathered and as drove toward the palace they we greeted with ringing cheers which we repeated as they progressed throuj the city. In great straits, and when hope is smhll, the hdldest counsels are the safest.—Livy. 01! M U , Dllii Queen’s Residence in Irish Capital Uneventful. FORMATION OF IRISH GUARDS— EXPRESS COMMENTS ON VALOR OF THOSE .WHO SHOUIiD COM­ POSE THE GUARDS-A'l^JSO DEALS WITH ATTEMPTE'D ASSASSI-NA- TIOiN OP THE PRINCE. ' DUBLIN, April 6.—Queen Victoria’s first day of residence in Dublin passed quite uneventfully. Such scenes as there were might well have occurred in London. The ofiielal announcement of the formation of the Irish Guards 'Ivas not given out here and came from Lon­ don too late for the afternoon papers. Neither'The Freeman’s Journal, The Independent, nor The Irish Times com­ ments upon it this morning but The Express says: It Is a “great and kindly ‘complimefR to Ireland,” and suggests that the guards should be chiefly composed of the remnants of the Irish regiments which have fought So valiantly in South Africa. The same paper deals editorially with the attempted assassination of the Prince of Wales in the following refrain: “Nowhere has ;the attempt upon the life of the prince of Wales excited more universal or more pro­ found hojrror and disgust than in the country which on the day the attempt was made gave his royal mother a wel­ come whose cordlalli id enthusi maglnatioi has taken captive the the British people.” The correspondent o f the press is in­ formed that the queen Is in the best of health; -and ^certainly she looked so ■during both drives. When she went in the afternoon, without escort, idd cabsabs andnd jauntintaunting irrlages an c a j i irslsted in following her, and the licemen, after a few futile efforts, lowed this unusual procedure. It is understood that her majesty r ceived tHe news of the attempt at a sassinatlon with calmness and that, a though disturbed, she tvas not In tl It Laboratopy Destroyed by Fire. BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 6.—The (hysical laboratory, one o f the largest luildings of the Lehigh Un.iverBity,-was Lestroyed hy fire -this emorning. The 038 is about ?3O0,GOO. Subscribe for The Leader, ’Bout a year ago we placed orders for great quantities of China mattings--direct importation. No importers’ profits on these. The goods are in fine weave, with extra numbers of warp; small and most delicate de­ signs, and every popular shade. Ten to sixty cents a yard. Heavy, fine weave at 20c and 25c, and at 35c an extra fine quality—equal to the ones sold nearly, everywhere at fifty cents. are becoming* immensely popular. Good reasons for it-cool as straw matting and at­ tractive as costly carpets. They’re also made in plain colors to be used as fillings, in conjunction with rugs. The figured goods are made up in designs and colorings to match all modern furnish­ ings.* 35c to 55c a^yard. Made up in rugs, sizes, from 18x36 «iiiches to 9x12 feet, 85c to $9.50^©ac)i Gruen Precision Watches, ' The Highest |Pei*- fection. NONE REPORTED AS CONDEMNED They stand without a rival in the wo rld for perfect time pieces. Call to see and examine them and ge t pamphlet giving a detailed desorip- ' tion of all parts. M A R R Y A . D I L L O I N . Diamond Merchant and Jeweler. 38 nOEXH MAIN STREET- Great Removal .Sale of Furniture, Carpets and Household Specialties at Feldman’s, 37 W. Fulton St. possible. House-cleaning is near at hand. Ta k e advantage of this opportunity. CHAMBER SUITS. Solid oak, 3 pieces, swell top draw­ ers, large French plate mirror 24x30. Regular price ?25, no'vr ?20. EXTENSION TABLE, 8 foot extension tables, well made, nicely finished, well worth $10, our price $7.50. SOLID OAK SIDEBOARD. Well constructed, golden-oak finish, large French mirror, worth $15, now $11.50. DINING CHAIRS, Heavy massive box chair, high hack, hand caned, nicely polished. Regular price $2.50, r Extra Ir „ drawers, wlf $8, now ?5.9f regular p )r yard. orth 65c per yd., \ ird, now 75o. per yari All wool ingrains wc ow-50c. per yard. TAPESTRY PORTIERES, id top-and bottom, beautiful fringed top-and signs, worth $4, now $ '■ACE \CB CUR' L CURTAINS. Nottingham—100 pair formerly tSc., now -680.; 75 pair formerly $1.». mtm S8c; 130 pair, formerly $2, now Handsome selections of liiiAi and point Despree curtaimt wfm'' ranging from $2.75 up. M . F ' E L D M A N , Home Outfitter. >. $7 and 39W. Fiiltoi} St. 2 doow east of P. 0. 4 PENINSUUR STEEL'MNaE (Warranted) SAVES 2S?:f IM PUEL. ^ Bakes on Oven Rack and Ovea^ ^ I B ottom Same Tlme^ ^ No Blacking and No Poking. Any kind of Coal or 34-in. Wood. ' ^WE GIVE A GUARANTEE.BOND Stove Man losUones Hoinp! 'svill be pleased to show their new line of Go-Carts and Baby wagons, roll top desks. Our new bed room suits from $12 and up. Velour couches, $5 and up, in colors. Vernis Mastin Stands, uphol- etery goods and sofa pillows all In the newest colors. Do not forgai fllii fancy rockers from $3.75 to $4.76, !ost, Jones ^ liiiy Brussels and Velvet Carpets The handsomest and best line we have ever shown. Albany. N. Y. W . M. O I X O N & C O *7 NOKTH MAIM ITJlIITi TKUKPH0NK«7I*A*

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