TO FIGHT WITH EOERS. Cousin, of President Steyn. Going to Transvaal. Chicago, Jan. 7. Dan J. Wessels. a brother of deneral Cornelius Wessels, the commander of the Boer forces be-si"ging.Kimberley, be-si"ging.Kimberley, and cousin of President Pres-ident Steyn of the Orange Free State. ; said in an interview in Chicago today: ; "I expect to get back in time to have plenty of fighting. I am convinced that the war will last at lenst another year and while the Bors will probably ; be crushed, provided there is no foreign intervention, there is certain to be a protracted period of guerilla warfare, for the Boers will light to the last extremity. ex-tremity. "I think the present war might have been avoided, but for Kngland's op-pn op-pn ssive demands, yet it would have been merely a postponement of an inevitable in-evitable conflict, for the time would have come when the Boers and the Knglish who have battled for the supremacy su-premacy of South Africa. The leading men ofthe Transvaal and the orange; Free State have understood this for a long time, but hoped that somehow events- would shape themselves so that the conflict Mould be postponed. The Jancson raid, however, proved it Mas near at hand and they have been straining strain-ing every nerve to prepare for it. j i "One M ho has no personal knowledge j of the fact cannot understand the bitter, bit-ter, undying hatred the Boers have for the Knglish. After The Jameson raid, I met numbers of old .men M ho prayed they might not die until they had first killed an Englishman in battle and lie r children have become imbued vh the ssme sentiment." -,-.-''.