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ST. LOUIS. 310.. THURSDAY. MAY 31. 1000.
I. T rente.
RUSSIAN TROOPS STOPPED
Halts Them at Taku
OTHER POWERS ACT.
All Nations Landing Ma
rines to Protect For
eigners. BOXERS" AT WORK.
Much Properly Burned
and .Murders Are
Tien-Tin Ti urv'av. M iv SI -Tht C'.n
refuse to alb vv Hu stall tumps U pas the
Jpy .") Thi res lit- pirty of H.-rnchmen
and Germans returned from Chang Umi
Txcn this Aiu moon Thcv confirm the report
that the besieged Rt'giars are now safe at
PeKIn. They founl several thousand "lo
tr" ntiout the ruin-? of Lu Kim Chiao and
CSane Hln Tien station The brUIg. s
have leen damaged and the rolling -iik
dfstrnj ofl. At both place the damage : me
Is consi lernb, gr.atir than at Pang T.il.
The menib. rs .f the res-je part saw
6"vernl bmh of Chinese farms tip the
nlsper.. ami in one case a mandarin na
laiklng en They further report that the
mIionnrie- and others, escaped fiora Pao
Tine In ho it.
The Imp'riel H-ilwav directory ! en
deavoring to fasten the blame for the dam
age at Pnng T.it on the foreign cmpl0es,
rrisclpally the Hrlti-h. who tl.ey .sy
hnnlrt not have !e,t their posts. The for
eigners, hov nr did not leive until they
saw I.u Kim I'lna station, llu mile's awa.
In flames, and an attatk hid actually hfen
i".j mado on an engine from Kane Tal. which
was running on the Luhan lire In an at
tempt to rescue the Helglans
Tre fcrtign m n-of-war line aTlve.1 h-re
to-day Five Ku-ian warships ami two
r.u'slan gunboats one Trench warship, two
Hrltlsh warhips -md ore Italian v.-rsh!p.
They are all landing men.
thy 'in yim- i;rnns.
Pekln. Mav ."" - The Chinese ,iuthorItie
attempted to throw obstacles lu the way
of hrlnslnj; the foreign sinrds to IM.In.
The Ministers malrtalned a firm attitude
aniJ to-day the wire infornvd by the
Tmns-Ll-Yninen that it would b impos
sible to brirs up the guards until the
TunK-L!-Yamen had commi-nicated with
the Uceroy of iv-Che-IJ
As this was regarded as -.n ob' mi "ib
teruse In the Interest of dela, me A.I.1
Jsters replied that If proper facilities were
not Rranted now the fifteen foreign war
tnlps at Taku would land a -uClclcnt force
to come to 1'ckln without con-'iit vt tbe
Chinese Government, and they cjlled upon
the Tauns-Ll-Yamcn to gte a definite ati
tntT at or before 6u. m. to-morro. (Thurs
day). This Is expected to produce the desired
The situation is srm-whdt bttrr The
Chinese troop Iw.e 01 c ipbd all diturbcvl
i:trlcts Tm- pa'tj rescu. d at ChaiiK-Sm-Tlen
defended tlumselits frum a houi .md
fired on the Hjxtrs. killlns hei-ral. Win n
the troops of the relit ii-i; party arrived
the houso wes abandoned and the soldiers
looted and burned It.
Two men and one woman are unaccount
ed for. It Is feared thtj. are In the hands
cf the "'Eo'tirs."
The grave.u anxiety Is now felt an to the
rrchable Iwhavlor of the (hints.- troop'.
racst of whom sympathize with the patriot
ic rcovimfitt to drive out the fort tent r..
who are riKarded as gradually ab"-orbln;j
i-oiti:tc Tiioni'i i.wiiim;.
Tien-Tain. Jlaj nitrie.in. IJritth.
Japanese, Cerman. Italian. i:uslan an I
French troops to th' number of 3W rich
tave htm ortleitd to nuard their re-pt.-tlr
lexations at Prkm. but the Vicero,
hue will not allow tln-m t jirnceed l:fiit.e
to I'tkln n tb rcilvra v.tthout the au
thority of the T-unj IJ 'iamen.
One hundred and ejht Am-rican'. wit'i
a tna'hlne Rim and a field cun. land 1
here last nlRht amidt creat cnhalim oil
the part of the rc-Ments.
Flic Hussion nod on- Hritlh war-lip
have arrived at Taku. and ti:-i ISthi-h jr
nOK landing. Other varhl;M are liourl
Three thou-and Chinese troops from l.'i
Tal are exptted here to-daj in route l
There Is a disposition here to believe th.v
lhe Boxers will disperse bffore the foi
lga troops are ready to a-t.
Tlen-Tsln I In no dinger
"iioxi:ii!' iiwi: ri:v mim1-.
Shanghai. May 20 The lirltish warshlfs
Orlando nnl AlKerlne are lnndlni; b rnui
at Taku, where th! rrench. ItusIan hihI
Japanese fiinrds have already disembarked
The Itoxers are apparently v tthout arms,
except those they have obtained from thf
olcJlry. many of whom are openly Joining
l'ekln. May (Tue-davi lV.ni all parts
of the s'urroundint; lountrj news Is ton
ftantly arriving of frc-b ntrocitif com
mitted by the "Hoxers.-' Three Christ! in
families wire masicnd at Shan-I-ii-Yiiu.
fUty mllev from l'ekln, l'ridaj, Mav :.
Only two esc.ipotl
A representative of the Asrotl ited l'rei
AlHted rans-Tai this morniiur. and round
the iilace occupied l, n battalion of troops
The whole railroad station, workshops and
locomotive sheds wire gutted, and muth
roillnK stock was dtstrojed. includlm; tlie
Imperial p-ilace car I-arpe codowns
(Chinese warehouses), full of valuable mer
chandise, were burned, after having been
looted by the rlottrs The iluRinge doi.e Is
cnlmated at half a million taels.
The nikjhbortnp: villagers stem to have
joined In the attack, showing thnt tip"
movement N not confined to tne "Hoer"
Eight rioters, who wire captured, will bo
Riding throush the oulh gate of l'ekln
the corre-ponoent found the load Inside tl.e
walls Until with troops, who gueitd tho
traveler and his party with a tusillade of
The whole country Is rauch txcited.
imi'i:iiii. inner issinu.
London, May II. A special dispatch from
Shanghai, dated to-day, says:
"Yesterday the Chinese Government Is
sued an edict prohibiting the Uoxeis' or
ganization, under penalty of death. The
edict, which was signed by the Emperor,
was couched in equivocal terms and pro
mulgated really more as an excuse than in
condemnation of the movement
Sir Hallld.iy McCartney, Councilor and
English Secretary to tho Chinese Legation
In London, sajs that he regards the rebel-
Slion as grave, although ho Is hopful that
;jU may bo suppressed. The danger lies. In
' Continued on rage Tito.
ami:kk. i.i-:; tiuv.
I S- bf-o ' 'i' I lami'lm from Ktar 'ln irl K n pff - P - up Vvv
nrk 1 -tr i ., v in rt- hi i.ui and a tit Id -,un. wiu t ji tw:i ii ! i roift t tin
llvt - t m. i tr rt f n.t . -, who m iv -t t k s h. I f tht rt tI i . umrl M -.htor I'tiut'
In tht i-ori.i.it ut hK diitit- -- tne chi ei rt-p't -entai v of the I mini rit if s In
NUN iS APPOINTED
V;iNliiii".!iiii Autlioiiiii's X.iiui' Si
ter Mary lns IJioii";htoii of
SHE WILL RECORD PATIENTS.
Hit Di-iriet Isllic TcntJi. Vndor
Diii'rtinn ttf SnjifrviMir ". V.
l.'aiielii'iite'in A I'.tilit
and Capable Woman.
Of all the tvniivn census numr.iluis in
the Ptate of Missouri, Pisit r M irv lie's1
llroughton of St. Vincent's Institution for
the lnsare. In SL Louis Ciunty. pretba.ily
vlll bt the onl one who (Till perform her
duties while w arlns the grb of a nui.
S-ier Miry Hose will fcerv In the Tenth
C. ns'is Distri'-t under the direction of Sj--v.rvi?or
.."--V nauchenste.rt of Clayton
,Ir. llitichensteln made his appointments
abtx-i two weeks ago. but 111 the list tint
was given oi.t then the narie of the Sistr-
of Chaiuj was not included. t?lnce the i
slit- ha-, reetlvetl an nppolntn'ent direct
from the census authorities at Washington.
The Washington olhVlals al-o formed a new
district In St. Iuu's Count, to l.e known
as St. Vincent's it Ik to tl.N distritt th it
Sifter Marv Ito'-e (.is 'tm a-it;nt 1. In
error, ir. with the moihr su;erior of the
ln-.titutiuii sh reet-ntly visile! Mr. Ham h
ensteln a-jj received Una! Instructions from
him. Consequently she1 Is ready to beIn
her work promptly to-morrow morning
The S-t Vincent s Institution is the largest
Insane asvlum lu the State of Mlv-uul. and
ont-ilns vvilb'n Its walls Iatltits who have
formrlj occupied premium nt isitlons bo'h
In th" business ard foelal world, on" of
the eard.nal i rln. lples of the Iii3tituliuii Is
J that the otitslJ.- wuild shall not bj ihTtr.lt-
ted to ga7f upon the inflrmltle'S if th-!r pa
tients, and It was for this reason that tl.e
M'tcrs lMtltbmed the Washington nuthorl
tl"s to permit one of their numbt - to take
I Its enumeration. Lirettor Merilnm r.adi'.y
j consented to the p'ju.
j Sl-ier .Mars Host- Itru'iplittm Is a blight
vo:nai a.v! hr rriend who h i- Ita lit i e"
her .iipoii't:iieiit .tre predktlng that her
wotk v III givt t-ntlre fwilsld tie-i I'or sev
eral jt.irs she h' act- i sumevvh it in the
capacity of private se-rftarv to Moth-r
"uqdalen, tl.e superior of t..e Institution,
and Ins Imiirespod hunurtds of jk.soiis.
visltois and iii'runt t ' the instlt u'on. v.Uh
Iter sen busiiifs- f. rflg'it She is vhf con
stant com ia rl .ii m Mother MagdiUn. and
ainjliv in ts htr eoi all of her t peditioo.t.
TRUST WIELDING THE AX.
National Tulv niijian Will lih
cliaioc Kifiiit II until t-il .Mn.
I'-'tsb-rg. l'a Jim f) All the branch
loi)"n; of tl.t rali nal Tubf I omintiv In
the eouiuiv. cxtfpt those in New lorl.,
I'hlcago. Han J'ranelsco and 1'ittFba'g. vvlll
be flo'pd on. June 1 and the rnanagt rs and
mplojes illsciargt.l In futurt- .ill ship
intiits of the m-nuiK t of the eompinv will
lc1 made from tht. variou-. wiok in dlff rein
parts of the cour.tr.
Theiu Is a long list of thesi. brinrh
houfs. marl cvt- tiv in the rountrj
having .ne or niort- if them Tht. new
ordtr will do ut iv vit!i altout vi .m
plovts ai.d isult in a saving for the cmi
l.iiif of not h-i tl m 1 iK-i.'s'l a jear
TO REASSURE CUBA.
Kfjue-sfiita the King of 1'lah Intro
dines, a Kt'Milinion.
Washington. Mav 30 Iteprts-ntativo
King of I'tah to-dav intrcxluced a Juint iesi
lutloti proposing thit lu.e I'resldent b" tli
rectetl to i-sue .i procl.imition dfclatlng it
to be the purpose of the I'nltesl Statts
toward Cuba and Its inhabitants to leave
the Gov rnment of uki to It-, jieople. It
recites th promises of the (lowrnme-nt t
lutn over the i-land to the people, and .it
length sots forth t'l sit is i.iken bv tht
Cubans toward tivll oig.ii.lyation A con
stitutional convention t provided for, to
b" held at Havana in July next f t r tin
formation of at organic act. after which
the r solution proviilis for the entire with
drawal of tie T nlted htates m'litarv forces
mid the termination of the auil.oritv of tho
I lilted Stafs
HAWAIIAN JUSTICE DEAD.
Albeit Francis .hiild Was at the
J lead of the Judiciary.
Fan l'rancl'co. Cal . May Do The steamer
Gaelic, from llong-Kon and Yokohama,
la Honolulu, brings the following advice
Albert Francis Judd. Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court of Hawaii, died at his res
idence. Nuuar.ii Valley, on tho 20th. Ho
bad been ill for several months.
MRS. GLADSTONE IS BETTER.
riiyMciaiks Xow Say There Was No
Ii:idon, Mav 30. The attending physi
cians now eorrcet the Impression that .Mrs.
Gladstone Is piraljzed. They say there
has boon no seizure nntl that her stnte Is
merely the result of extreme ncakctss.
BURGLAR TO FLIGHT.
Kvtr.uiidinaiy Display of ('onraire
b Twelve Year Old !ev
POINTED A REVOLVER AT HIM.
Commanded Him to Hun and He
obexod Her Father Wa Sick
and She Did Not Wish
to Av.;iUeii Him.
lb- V Il.dl.twav. 15 jears ..11. rti lives
on a farm with htr fath-r in I nothT. n"ir
IVnton. Mo . d'stlnguMied he-'s. If Tuesdv
richt. Her sharp ears detect. d ".he pres-
nr of .i roblier In the hous- Her fall er
was sick and she did not v ten to awaken
him. so -e obja:nt! his Colt's revolver,
which was on tUe mantle In his loom and
de-6ld t the kltelwt-. where tl Ixir-
gljr s at work I'oir.ting thf We'npon
at him she demanded fiat lie run. Th sur-jri-td
robber lost no tlu.e in 'inaklag
tracks" for the vro.nl'.
Alll.ough Hesle Is onl a s h .ol girl, b-r
expt-rlejice gta to show thafshe has more
ii. rv- than in.it a man. t-i stature -h.
Is n..' Ixvontl what her jcirs would in
dnatr. and Sf.e is let honed tjultt a bash
fe.1 ionn I'd Ii rt-,ard to In V exploit
she v.as unemrauriieatlve. an I ste evident
ly tonsileiej the mere holding up of a lob
ber an rdlnary occurrence.
The bjrglar entered the II. Ilovv.ay houso
through a dining room window. It was
proliably tho slight sound made by him
while r:.lIng the sab that aioust-d luW.
Tlie robhtr rummaged about in the dining
room, but K fit the pantrj. more than
anjtl.lug U-. thnt he was afier. for hu
made his wsy to the kit. hen He v.as
Jast i-euing Into the l.itL.ien closet when
li.'s-sie. tlp-la.Ing iioiselessij in bare fet,
and the revolver elutched tightl lu one
hand, discovered him.
As the burglar iib-yed the st rn man
tl He " run"' he made it great noise for he
had to tear open a kitchen window s.ih
to lind a v.a out. This awakened Ib.llo
v.ay nd be came dov.'nstalrs to find his
tlmghUT telalin.ns. "Oh. but didn't In
.t - lit -sh- rej.irds compliin-rtarv allu
sions tu In r courage with tll-umfort .She
unswt r- querbs . -, to what prompted her to
do it vtrv slmplv.
' I'apa w.-s iek n:id I didn't want t
wal.t him.'sh. Sj.s Mr Jb.ll.iua, hov -tvir.
I'ot-s no! luo at the matter la nearly
so tle-jf. calory a Hsht. and l.e Is oiilsju,
!n .leclarl"; that his daughter is the brav
est girl alive.
BARTLETT TRIPP'S BOOM.
Sit Northwestern States Ate Solid
T. conn, Uasj, . Mav CO -It is given out
hre that at lu ist six Northwestern States
lire now solid lor II irtlett Tripp Tor Vli'e
1'rifldeiit on thn HipuUIeap th kt t. These
Mates pi- Washington, wiitte the move
ment st.-iird: Oregoi, NortJi Uakot i and
South Dikota, iloniuna er.tl blho.
t a jomt confert-neo held in Portland
s.-vtra! !as ago between members of tho
U.ishingtoii ard Oregon tb'Ii gallons to
I'lill iddpbl i it w.'s deeiunl to combine the
votfs of these Stati e as a nucleus for
Tripp support lb legates of the two la
ktitas are stated to be no le. (ainmt Jlnti
tan i nnd blaho l.avt givi assurances
that thiv will stand with the othir Xurtli
wxieni Stites s. has Wyoming, though
the di legation of that State I-. tsp. (.tt.l to
give a tompIlnif"tai vote to their rough
ridtr candidate. Colonel Torre y.
enernl J.in't s M. Ashton of this city,
onf of the Washington delegate", starls to
night for Philadelphia lie will stop at
Salt Like ard Denver to confer with the
ib legations of I'nli and Colorado regard
ing Tripp s candldne
Judge Hond of Sunt i Clara a member
of the Callfornl i delegation, is favorably
Inclined toward Tripp, in.l it is believed the
California deltgallon will vote for him.
Governor Ho'sevelt of New York Is sail
? have written s letter to a v-rv close
friend of Judge T-Ipp stronglj favoring the
MANIAC NEAR THE KAISER.
Prompt Arrest by Uerlin Police
Iierlm, May 30 -Considerable excitement
was caui d hire Oils morning by the ar
ist of an Itulivloual on Inter den Linden
ns the Fmptror was proce-enling to I'olsdJm
The man's strarge action" led to his ar
rest and an examination of the prisoner
showed him to be Ipsane.
MARRIED AT ALTON.
Cairollton Couple JJelieyed to
A cojple giving their names as Arthur 11.
Stone, aged II. and Miss Catherine M
Vaughn, rgen X, and their address as Car
rollton, III. were married at Allot! yester
day The affair Prrirently was an elope
aiTt, as the prlncipils were very desirous
that th granting of the llcenso should N"
kept secret. Beth were stylishly dressed,
and left the city Immediately after the per
formance of the ceremony.
OOM PAUL BIDS FxlREWELLTO HIS CAPITAL.
Johannesburg lias Surrendered to the Victorious
Hosts of Lord Roberts Britain Con
siders the War at an End.
.sn:"i.i. i:y avtii.n.
rn'tml.1. M.iy :W. tt'opiiialit, 1 ! . by the New Vm!: Jotimtil aiict Advi r
tiser Ki-piiHiucUun of lliese ilispjtehcs fetliiiIin.)-Krii','tr litis thai. I.oi.l
Knlii-its is cvrie'ctetl lii're In about two hours.. The Ilinvnuubl'T of rrctoi in litis
been ili'hgatoel to receive' the- I'.iilish. 'I lie iMjuuru I rrowtled vrith tlh'iit
liurulii'ts :iv:iititi- their .arrival.
Tlie ltoer armies luve licca ilistnNsisl. Tin' for!-? aroaml I'ltdoriti arc ilc
soilcil. Tiic J'.ritisli prNimi'is aic pt-iclic.illy free. At the instance of Mr. ll.iy,
the Aliii'iic.in Consul, t utility nllue'i- were liher.itcil cm parole anil li.ive licea
sent to ptevent any innliie etcitesnent anion:' tlie prisoners at W.itcrval.
Kroner's spcriat tialn was last hearil of at W.ilervalb ivcii, two-thmls ..f tlie
vv.i.v to I.oieii7.u M.iripii'7, vvhe-re Iil- may arrive tonight. Kverythiii"; i, calm
KRUGER FLEEING TO LORENZO AURQUEZ.
I.orcno Maminv. May ."0 Kntser is epet-tcil here hourly. The town Is
crovvdeil with teftl-'ees from I'retoria ainl .lolMnnesbui.
(littgoinc steaiuers are crow ihsl. lleavv shipments of ''"ltl have p;i.s:.eil
throuu'h All the rofnsiisj stiy the war isnvcr.
AWAITING ARRIVAL OF BRITISH HOSTS.
I oit.lim. May :il -'a in The iMily Mail publishes the follow lie iINpntcli
fimu tlie rirl "t Kossljn, who wiw a pi'i'in-i .u 1'ictoti.i. but who, .is a Uvil
i:iu, appctrs to litive been release tl:
"PrinViM. Weslnestlay, Ma.v .".0, 11. lo :i. in Pretoria will be mcupieil in
about tun ho'iis. without ri'I-tiiic. 'I he Preioiit h.i"- soiiL1 to WatervalUiveii.
I8urKm:isti r ile Sotiz.1 Is aiilhoii'.eal to teecive the Ilritisii. He, with an in
I'.uenl'al etiinmitlee of citieiis, im lmiiim Cliief Jtistiie 'i"regoi-ovski. has lnvli
aiipoiuteil to jireseTve life ami iirnperty iluiiii"; the intenegnum.
'Ktcivtliins is e'ttiet. but irowds ;ue waititt"; epeolanll.v in Church Sit.tru
lor the amval of the llrltNli.
Pcnnitr a possible disturli.tnee ami lliHllietl anions th" iirloinT. of war
nt U'aleiv.il. 1'nitetl States Consul Haj ami i.eigh Whi1 nisiteil upon twenty
olleeis In in liberatnl uii patole to o to tile men. 'I heir at Hon cannot be too
"1 was pertnittii! to aeiompauj the ollii ej-s. Kvervtlnns w.is tpiiet."
DICTATING TERMS AT JOHANNESBURG.
Pri'toil.i. Ueiliii-v'-ij. May J!". Ilrit sh ollUtrs are now al .loL.tniiesbiir
dtelatilie tcniM of Miriemler. '
Tlie llritish a.Jv.ine-e gicml is lialf w.ij In t ween .lohantiesbtirg and Pie
toria. It is repoitetl that theie is a fon e :ib at Il.itlieriy.
All the fori es have been ilismissul troiu the forts aioliud I'rebnia.
I'les.ileiit Kruger is now .it W.tlervalboveu.
At :i pllblte nteelin:; ealleil this uiurnliic l' the IlitliiliM-ler .if I'ictdll.i .1
eoniliutlte was aiipoilited to Kea'p public order.
SURRENDER OF JOHANNESBURG.
London. M.tv '.l ilispateli from I ircii7u Manpn. dated Weduesil.iy. s.ivs;
' riiiiini.inilaut Ivttiu.s has .surremUrt d .loluinnesbut to Lord Huberts.
"I'.j tonight's train mini Pretoria arilved a few Creeks, whio.iy they were
told to leave Pretoti.i Tuesday. They allirm that the train in which they lelt
was shelled by the I'.ritish and that half of the train was i m oil, the iciiMitidcr
rteamin away "
THE WAR IS ENDED.
nv ruiti:v stashuI'C.
HI'HCI VI. l'.Y CAULK.
I.oiwon. May 21 -tCoVvrivht. V-'O. by tbe
New York Herall Company )-The war Is
over, mil before this news retihes you
tie lirllisb Hag will be IIj Ing over Pre
toria Anvthlng that mry hai pen now Is
niestdy a matttr of police pacltlcatlon.
Thrtmghout vfsterday the War Olllce was
vlthout Information as to the movements
of lior.l Hubert? At PS this morning it
was stated by tho department authorities
tb.it there was no news for publication.
The Dally Mall, huvrever, through Its cor
respondent. Karl Itresljn. who Ins been a
prisoner in Pretoria for some time, an-nounie-i
that early es'erday I'retoria
would be In the hands of the l'rltlsh.
I'n sldtnt Krugtr had left the Transvaal
oplial He was r'jorSid lo be at Waterval
boven. whl h Is not markid on nnv avail
able map. It can hardly le Waicrval. win re
the llrltSsh soldiers are conllnel, but prob-
ally Is a station on the Delagoa li.ay llall
way, half vvav between Mld.lleuurg and
Komitlpoort The defenders of the forts
wire ordered by th local committee ap
pointed to prrrne peace Id leave tl.elr
po-ts. .mil measures were taken to control
the i'.rlti.h rank and lile ltpt tirlontrs
b tending to them some of their own of
f't rrs. Tbe citizens asct mblt d In Church
fciruare. In the center of the town, to re
ceive the victors wh.n the intend.
All other news. Important enough In a
way. sinks Into Insignificance before Karl
i:osSlii's dispatch. It is riportcd from
the sci ne of Ihiller's operations that the
lloers are worrlng the ltrltlh a good dtal
ever the mountain passes which lead from
the rede district of the Orange Klver
Colony to glv e It its new n:me-Into Xorth
Natal Small raldtrg parties have pusheil
on to the left flank. A commando had
formed a laager at Doornberg. about thirty
miles southeast of Newcastle. To counter
act this movement, the General command
ing la Natal se-nt out two forces, one under
Ueivral Hlldard. marching by Wool's
Drift against 1'trecht and tho other pro
viding to the southeast by Inchanga Drift,
also against Ptrecht, which Is now held
probably by a large force. I.nng'3 Nek is
being bombarded vigorously by General
Chi. The Doornberg force retired to tho
north, possibly to laimberg and Kakkcr
strooni. but, as has been said, the fighting
there Is of little Interest now.
One cannot help being struck by th ca
pacity of lord ltoberts for directing his
movements In such a way as to causo the
remarkable colnciJer.ces in dates. The iUj
chosen for his entry Into Johannesburg was
the first anniversary of the arrival of Sr
Alfred Mllner nnd President Krttgcr In
Bloemfonteln for the Important conference
concerning tho points at Issue between
Great Britain and tho South African He-
pnblte. especially those connrcttd wilh tho
grltviinces of the eiutlniider population of
the CItv of Oidd The negotiations In that
final dfort of face-to-face dlplomic v.tru
opened bv the reprt si ntatlve of the tjtiet n
nouns' ii:ri:si;s mi:i.i;i:i .tn w.
SPKCIAI. 11V CAHI.K.
Ixmdon, Mu JO (Cop right. !!, by W.
It. Hearst Tho Hoer resistance has sun
jily melted awa. The Ilrltlsh flag probably
Is fllng over I'retorl v at this moment.
Kruger has fieJ, and his special train
should have landed him In I-ormzo Mar
iiuez by this time, for nt noon he was pass
ing through Wotcrvalbovcn.
Tho f let that no news of Itoberts's entry
Into Johannesburg has been rectived Is
taken to mtan that be sent columns around
tho city, not deeming It worth while to
pause, and, ir.teting no opposition, pushtd
light ahead to I'rttorla.
The newi if the utter collapse of tli
Hoer army comes fiom 1'iett.rli. It un
nouiicts that the i:rltl-h urmv Is ha'f way
betwetn Johaniiesbtirg and the Tiansvaal
ca.ltal; that terms of surr.nder ore beln
dictated In the former city: that a I'.rltisii
army l at Hatt-eriy nnd that Krugtr. in
his special train, has pased through a
tervalboven on his wav to Ixireuzo Mar
iuez. where he will embark, probab y for
The sudden collapse of the JSoer resist
ance Is due to the overwhilmlng force and
the splendid generalship of Lord Huberts.
His advance from Hloemfonteln wae like an
uvr.lanche'. lhe 1'oers fell bill; before It
elernor illze.l. The Tree Staters wet.t bvck
to thlr fairr.s and found !h(mslves undts-turbi-J.
The Hoer Genera's all resistance was
listless. Kruser was obstinate, but he could
not bold hi men together, 'lhe arm uielbd
Mns M)T 1ET (II'I'ICIVI,.
London, May 31, 3 a. m. At " o'eloclc
this morning the War Ofllce had
received no news from LoM ltoberts
which th ofllclals would make public, but
It Is assumed that the press advices are
correct. Some of the more cautious crit'es
think that guerrilla warfare Is likclv to be
carried on for some time In varlom rarts
of the Conquered territory.
Though all the Hoer forces are reported
dissolving, I.ord Hoccrts apparently has
not et taken any considerable quantities
of artillery, arms or stores. large bodies
of Hocrs mut still be somewhere In the
The seat of tho Boer Government-what
there Is left of It will probably be L den
burg, to the north.
Fllint IlOKIl MiLIlCi:.
rretoria, Mav 2J. Tuesday An official
war bulletin, just lssuid, la as follows;
"On Sunday a light occurred clos to
Van Wj cksruat, in Uatsrand. The Federals
All was chaos when Hoberts l.andtd In South Afnrj. G rrr.al after General
had s, m his riputatioii d.isht.1 to pleCis !. n horde of untrained farmer. De
ft.it ha.l driw n ilov n the derision of Humpe. Time towns In Hrltlsh territory
were btsbged by the Ibir, and in vain had the llrltisb f..rc s b.n thrown
against the besi.grs. Huberts gathere.1 a fcree f nearly 2')X' m-n, arranged
to transport and f esi th.m mid took them l.orth with him.
Ho selectnl Prineb. the dashirg rivalry commander, the onlv Gcn'rl
who had not ben beaten, anil took him and his cavalry up the v.i stern Im.p1 r
e.r the 1'i.e State, having jut nough men in the renter to pres.rve his lines
of communication lie reb-v-d Kiir.bt rlej. Prencb's brilliant gallop charing
the vay. He chn.d Cronje's army, and, after a march in which he lost ;)
anim lis. ciugbt him. hummed him In and futied him to snrrer.der wilh 4,i)
Then he took Hloimfontun. There be rested; ids horse', o-ccn and mules re
covered or w.re nplacetl b fresh onr This Invasion drew the livers back from
Nalal and en.ibb.1 ISt.lI- r to relifve Lad .smith.
Waiting till the 1'ree State was cleared cf hostile". Huberts resumed his
march. lb- rel. gated the o'd Generals to the rear and ietl as his main aids
joung m"ii French, Ian Hamilton, Hutton, Broadwood and Mahon
Maft king was relieved by a dashing force of Irregulars. Colon"! Halen
Powell lost no time n Invading the Transvaal from the west.
Marches cf tin, fifteen, twtiity miles In .a. dav. with fighting on the out
skirts but no rts'stance that was effective, brought Hoberts to th sacetssive
eiptals to which the Tree State Gov.rrment was runuvtd. He crossed the
Vaal Hivtr aid v. is In the Tnr.sv.ial on the Queen'- blrthiiav- .lohanncsturs
was evacint' I before him estcr.l iv and to-d.av he is master of Pre'nr'a.
'fo-mcrrow he probiblv will pro' lalm tbe amu.v itioii of the Transvaal.
f.visht well and tlie Prillsh troops seetnel
tin tl out At .1 irk the 1'e.U rais v ere t.ir e.t
t retire In tht dlr-etion of v.-a V. v.ksrusl
on account of the ovtrvvhilming fori' of iii
Hrillsh. "The Hrltlsh attacked Witwatersrand
isttrdav anl wer In contact with tn
Pederals at Gatsraild, but they were beiwi
back with goo-1 results by the ld rnls un
der Commandant Louis lt..;ha. The Tel
erals were htavlly bombarded all dav lung,
but kept their p sltlons. The Hrltlsh los
Is reported to be considerable.
The Hrltlsh are n-ar Ptrecht. and they
are also marchlt g on Lang's Nek."
A dispatch s. nt from Johannesburg last
n'ght dtserlb.s the town as tntenstl ex-clte-l
throughout the day '-n reports that
the Hnllsh were approaching; but fjf the
. x.-itement subsided In the evening owing to
rumori that the Hr'tl-h had b.en driven
Kick. Th. re are large numl ers or burghf rs
at Jt.hannesburg, but rt markable order pe
.II i thee.
Iltll.ll NTM. I'O-IIION.
London. Jlay Oo - The following dispatch
has be n rt-c.lv. d at the War Utlice from
Ntw.astle. Mav Ji-The enemy, having
ft. lied a biagr a-"t of the town at Durn
bi rg. prestd niv right recr annovlngty. On
Mav :7, I dlrectet! .a force under Hildvard by
Wool's Drift an.l Ptr.cht, and anoth'r tin
der Lvuieton. bv Sbmga Drift, on Dorn
lerg Tht"" movements hav caus. d the
rn-inv m Do-nb-rg to rttire r.Jtth.
"Hitd.vaid is at l"tretht anl the town has
JHirrenib red tV r Is bombarding I-ing's
Nek. The en-rnv are mu h dnhearteiie.1
a-.l ".ere no' in siteh ver s'ror.g i-s!tlns
1 doubt if thev would sho.r f.itht The rall
w.iv v as ..p. n ! to Ne.vcastle en May 21"
tV:'iinn f .iiiic.":itiiiii T:iit"
I'l.iic :it tJlueinftJiiti'iii.
Hloenafontrin. Momlay, May -S Amid sa
int, s and t beers ami tl.e "Inslng of ejoJ,
Save the ejueen " the Military Governor.
JIajoriiener.il George 1'rettvman. at r oon
formallv proclaimed the annexation of th
Ptte State under the designation of the
liat:ge H'.ver '"ohinv The eremony whs
somewhat imposing and the scene In the
market square Inspiring. An Immense
concourse had gathered biul tl.e town was
gav with bunting The balionl?" and win
dows surruiii.dlng the square wee crowded
with ladles, among them Lad ItoLerts and
the MIssts Hoberts. the I'ouutess of Alrlle
und I,idirs Henr.v lb nth k and Settrlngton.
The troops wire drawn i under com
mand cf Gereral ICt.ox uhJ entertained th
spectators. The Governor. accompanied
bv General Kelij -Kenny and their staffs.
t"C0rtd by tbe Welsh Veor.iamy. was
greet! d with a i,ener.il salute, af'er v. Iibh.
amid an impriseive silence and III a ile.ir
voice, liearil in every part of th- squire.
General Pretljinun read Lerd Itoberts's
protlai.n'iou anrxlng the orange Pree
State .is conquered bv her MaJstC fores,
to tht eiuettr i!i,irliile.iis and prot Ulnilng
that the State shall lieiiief.irth be known
as the Orange Hlvrr Cobinv
LiKty t beers greettd the concluding
words of the prot Initiation, nnd these were
renewtd with t vtr-lneitaslng volume as
Iair.1 Acheson utiftirbd the mval standjrd
and the bands struck up "etod. Save the
ejuten." all presmt Joining In tlrglng th
uattoral hvmn. The eerenijiiy .oticbided
vilth iheers for the (jineii. Lord Hoberts
and the armv ..li.l a siint. ,f twentj one
l'onli r Tioiililt Willi Ti.nisi!:tl
.May litsuli in a cl.iIi.
Lon'on. Mav 51 A Iyr nro Marquez ct.r
rcp ndent thlnlis the Initder tru-ible i
tweeii the Transvaal und IVrtugal mav
come to a bead at anv moment. Koiuatl
Hrldge Is strotiglv deftndetl
Ytsbrdav the 1'artfi.u.se .authorities
were preparing to resist a losviule engage
ment. A mule battery was .nt to the fron
The Iren70 MarqueZ crre spondent of
tl.e Times si.s.
"It would not I surprising If a large pro
portion of the rebel Dutch sought tf mporary
n fuse on I'orttigutst terrltorj. Although
the authorities litre are rttlcnit, they are
not blind to such a pussltdht."
It Is reported that a special train from
l'lctorla, with fugitives, wat deralltd oil
the Transvaal slle of Komatlpoort, a num
ber of passengt rs being killed or injured.
Tne Hrltlsh authorities at Duhivvayo
think the Hoers will retire Into Southern
COMING TO AMERICA.
Miiny Horts KxpiM'tftl to Locate in
tliu I'liiied Stiites.
sphciat. i- caiili;.
Lorenzo Marquez, May 20. (Copyright.
1jo. by W. H. Hearst The Hoera lire
trekking for the United States.
Kruger, who is hourly cepect'd, will prcb
ably sail for Holland.
It Is said here th it Messrs. Tlrcher.
Wolmarans and Wcssels. the Euer dele
gates, now In America, had as a secondary
motive, contingent, of course, on their suc
css or failure in Inducing interference, a
rlan to bring about emigration te America.
They arc known to have, been well
equipped with funds, nnd the dispatch from
Continued on l'nse Tmo.
STATE AND TRANSYAAL.
Missouri I'.irtl elitii.l Tlinrsiin"-,
iriUnt.l n.'itiiere.t HliiiTrers. Friday
rIr: Hrinlile wliitls.
Illliiiiis I'n-tly rl.iii.tr Tlinrnilnyy
1'rltliij fulr: llht It. (rrsli tarlnble
ArLnnsniB l'nrtls cloii.tv Thumdrtr
1'rliln rnir; vurltilile ivlnds.
1. liiltish at Pretrrla; Kr.igcr Fleeing.
Husslfn Tremps Stopjed
Nun Appointed Census Knurcerator.
Girl Hut Hurglar to Plight.
2. S.nator G.allmger'Hns Little Support.
3. S'ep Toward Adjustment o Strike.
4 Sporting News.
Z. Haseball Scores.
Pr. .uratiors for Cer.sus-Taklnr.
fctate Pniversity's Mtxico Ktp'ditlon.
7. Indictment Agalrt George J. Kobusch
p. aches Will He Lirgo and Plentiful.
Hirdin College Exercises.
Kx-Conft derate l!un!on.
Arkansas Uar Association.
3 tanner's Grip on Young Yates.
m. The Hallrojds.
II. Plnanclal and Commf rclal News.
1C Memorial Dav In St. I-ml.
One Shaft for Itlue and Gray.
Voting l'eopi's Convention.
More- Hetumed After Many Years.
Veteran H.i" Disippeared.
GENERAL OTIS ARRIVES.
Ti.iiisjiort Mfiiilf Stiff nt Pan Fran-
San Ponrlsco. ral . 3Ijy The trans
Iirt Mejde arrived from Manila, to-night
with Major General Otis abcard. As the
transport entered th harbor a salute of
thirteen gi.ns was flr'.l. and a number of
gIy decorated tugs and launches went out
to meet her The quarantine officers board
ed the Meade ut.d she was head'd towarl
the quar.Ttlne st..".!.m at Angells Island.
It has not et bten learned whether Gen
eral iitN vlll land to-night ir nrt. A ntim-
her e.f otflcers detsll'd bv- t,ener.al Shafter
have gt l'e out In a f.K to grttt General
Otis and ri.ii'tilt him abont having a de
t.Hliinent cf tucp fseort him from th
landing to bis In.;. I
SURPRISED THE AMERICANS.
Iiistitjfi-nt.s. ICillctl Kitt-:uul Woiiml
il Si'cii;it S.ni jlini'l.
Manila M ly 21. T. a m Tuesilay night
tho Instirgtiits reached San Mlgu"l, Prov
ince of liulacati. Luzon, garrisoned by thre
eompanles of the Thirty-fifth Volunteer In
fantry. They swept throuuh the surprised town,
sh.s.tlng right ami left, killing live Arnerl
i ins and wounding seven.
"attain Chart's it. ltobrts pad two pri
vates are missing.
No rillpltio ib ad wire discovered.
J 7 a m S.ni .Miguel De .M lUtno Is a
f w miles from Minlla.
While a band undr the cort of the
tr o s ,if th- I'ortv -sixth Infantry was mov
ing from llarg to Sllang. within twenty
hve miles of Manila. It was attacked by
I-ad ..ne. three .,f the p.irty being killed.
Two Nt'HH's Ttilicii nt .Jiijiliu One
Joplin. Mo, Muj 30 Two negroes su
reetett of being blghwamen. were arrested
by the Vlttllants last night and one of
them. John Williams, was shot while at
tempting to escape. He was not mortally
wounded. The negroes were found near
the Kansas City Southern Hallway depot,
and were acting suspiciously when theVlg
il.ints happened alorg. Two negro
hlghwavmcn murdered J. II Pattnn. n
joung business man. while attempting to
rob him three weeks ago.
The clt officials arranged to-day to put
on duty a force of miuntcd police to help
run down the footpads and burglars who
have been committing so many depredations
in Joplin recently. Highway robberies and
burglaries have been of alarming fre
quency, and even th" organization of a
Vigilance Committee has not checked the
era of crimen
SMALL BOY DROWNED.
.Iom-'iIi Kail) Fell Into a. Quarry
INiihI While Fishing.
Joseph Kalb, 12 jears old. who lived with
his mother. Mrs. Victoria Kalb, at No. 273)
Chippewa street, jesterday afternoon whlta
fishing In Grund'H quarry pond at th foot
of Osceola street, accidentally fell In and
Ills body was recovered by Officer Grii
ing of the Second District and removed to
Mrs. Halo's residence.