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THE REPUBLIC: SUNDAY. SEPTEMBER 23, 1000.
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F-eiaI rwmpnri'nci' of The 5urdaj- ReruMl-
Tien-Tsin, July 13 l-The rtr at
Tong-Ku was allvo with c"ift of all kind
gunboat, torpedo boat- tu5 connsc-ated
ji-nks and llghters-w bile the hanks of tee
Titer swarmed with soid.ers of all nation.
The Japanese, the Hrltl-h ami Amoriianb
presented a very smart and businesslike
Appearance, the little follows of Nippon
being- ritte-d out In the most perfect man
ner The nussr.s could be seen In great num-1-ers.
and one could not help bete.; struck by
the good condition of their turdv men
Hath olHecrs and men, however. Impressed
r. Hi b-'lng ft Hows with whom It would
lx? preferai.la to be at peare than at war
Yet. ml"d j ou. when It c we to good maa
jiers and politeness they were eoond to
i-on. Their ways In warfare jxe omtwr.t
qlfforent to ours, and Morlo were alloat
of alleged barbarity In their dealings with
ittnqu-red Chi-wse. but nrtny ot these "to
ri could be put down a gross exaggera
tions. On the other side we raUlit wi'h
qual truth be accused of being too lenient,
o. mistaken pulley with all Asiatic-..
The Ilus'an does not go half way. Wlien
) e conquers lw conquera for pcod. lie it
half an AHlatie hlaiself. and know well
how to treat those that are altopether
Arljtic. One cannot. In all fairness, blame
thtra ir, to recnge the cotvanllv murder
nd outrage on some of their olhcer. they
bend a part of CosacKs to burn down a
illl-wre or two, or mure. Diplomats par ex
cellence, the Itussuns Know that diplo
matic reprcentations raiEht a-, well be
thrown to tho wind for what the Chinese
care. It Is brute force that counts, and
brute force they use In a way it xmde one s
Jirnrt soro to tee hish flames wipe away
vlllaRB after iliae The i:usi,:.in Cos
Kicki soeraed to take .pecial delight in
jtourlns: kcrosene oter the roofs of thatched
mud hout-es to make them llare up when
the match was applied. Indeed, at night
tlio horizon looMnK toward Ticn-TsJn
seemed a mass of flames. Funnounted by
JilKh columns of black smoke Distant je
jorta of bis KUn- tnld us that lighting was
still poiag on in Tien-TMn. llargts mil of
refugees were constantl towed flown the
rlor. and other barse.s came in with the
wounded Karl in the morning a terriilc
explosion that Ehook the ship made me
jump out of my bunk. A gigantic iiws of
Kinoke and debris rose several hundred feet
In tbo air. Another Chine-e arsenal gonel
The coTimtsniiMtion bj river between Tln
Tsin and T.iku was Lnder the supervl-Jon
of Captain Utorse Warrender of H. JI S
UaRltur In lact, he hail been Instructed
with nil transport arrargeminta up the
river The railw y was practically in the
hands of the Kuhsian.
Thn journey bv water was safe enough,
'ecept that there were folks along the
lranks continually sniping, and on nearing
Tiin-Tln occasional set 11-i burst on In.ur1
One bluejacket was hit in the stomach
while peaceablv talking to a. frit ml and
ithcrr. were wounded by Mauser and ilann-
iirrcr bullet T- e Chinese are ecellent
vhij- V numb, r of ! id Iwxhes oT nv n.
wrrnn and hi'lren. dead mulfs ar.l d -
.wollt n to double thi ir nonnnl lzt 'el in
a. vUti 01 deiompi-ttl'in. wtre ilo.iti'is
.lon tin rUir or sunk in the mi, I l-"'
10 He bank-- while here and thi re a
hungry dog made a meal of hum in lieli.
W VmiH.'I the Tlen-TMn r..-ttl. m. nt.
U.iat a Mtfhtl Housf. d. Mrotl bi lire,
otlu-is still burning w.ills pierced by
sn IN. doors and windows shatti rod. strces
Iwrricaded. bales .if sand and totlon plied
up for shelter at every corner hit a time
lU've f ople wtre having ami It td alread
had sin.e the beginning of the si. ge'
Hut let us go b 11 k one sti-p. and 1 win
lve .'U .ui n-lf renting letir written b a
Chinivc. prolwbU edmv.te.1 tn America or
Kurope and of appiirentlv Mormon habits.
In it he describes the siege, tn a quaint
and tt lling fashion, to .m or his bctti :
halve The letter wav found lwns on the
floor of a deserted hou-; and h td not been
Tlen-Tsin. th (aJneseJ May -My
r-.ir -Aife-If ou vi le here lat
jiis. t von hale have been arcd to oeall)
At about 11 o'clock list night the Hover
st Are to w-nral ititlerent plac- four of
which .ire mall . hap Is. and at the same
time they attaik.i the Ticn-T-in railwa
station rortunateli the Kui.in troop
wit aero- the river opposite the rail'vay
station and fought with them. Tbeir light
.med the ISoxers fortv-l ve 1.111. d .n.d
mar wound d The d.ad bodies ire still
! ng about the Tien-Tsln rfiiwn At about
li ilf-p.-st on.- a m this morning the lio-v-trs
gave another fight to the foreign troops
v.rv r.. r irv houe. but the tr. oi drove
fiein off after tiring several big guns at
thm. It i ml b the troops that more
tli .n W Boxer had b. n killed I ist night
and thi- morning. Sixteen ot the Borers
hive been caught altv. and aro now in
the Itussian camp oppoi'e the r-iilxvij.
c ird I expect another tight to-night All
are frishtened to-da. and nearb all of
my neighbor have moved to-day to tor
tifet where There are enough Ungllsh sol
Jly Canton wife has gone, there, too.
with others I do i.ot kiow whether th'v
have spice er.ougli or not for sleeping, as
I ( the rooms in are already over
crowded On' woman sen nt went home
at two o'clock this afternoon, and
melf nre at home to look aftir my
things Nearly all the native hnve rim
awaj All the shops in Tze-Cnu-ti'i
stopped buines and their dwirs ar? clood
Cook ran aw a, and many for. Ignrs rave
to suffer burger because no native bovssr-
willing to st.t in the settlement A tub
of water costs ten cents, and a rick-haw
from b. re to the railway tatlon costs half
The Ti-n-Tsln station is safe but only
fl. U1 trains run to Tong-Ku and back to
dal It makes one rry to t. the . udden
ihange of Tion-Tin Th markt t is totallv
btbpKd and it is verv hard to tlnd a coolie
to . irrv things I am glad I hive not the
UasJ f. nr a the troi are uby pr parent
to tight with the Boiers I do not ktinw
vet how the chanae will be to-morrow but
I en almost ii.ro von that the fore'gn
settlimem safe I h"ill write jtu again
to-morrow nlelit about what inn hipin.
Pon't lie anxious nbiut me as 1 am o K.
he'e and will do what is safe Some one
tried to go down to Shanghai to-dav, but
no train could take them down to Tong-Ku,
and there are only steamers out'.de the
I bar as all the men h i tit ships hive iieen
oiil.r.n to li ivv Hii wliarve 1 niu u
mv het. ind if i siblt k I" Shanghai, bin
1 ilunk the affur will b. iiul.'t In a ! vv
div I5e carctul of v.mr tiealiii mil do not
tt.irry aU.ut mt our loving hul.inil,
"IS'-ltiin i, 10 p. m. ith Mav, Mth iar of
Kw ttig-Su "
liur M.'rmon Chlnee friend, how.ver. wasi
nut rirfhi in hi pn.iihn . althnugh ri I"
loir, t in hi a ,,.iim of vvhat hnpeiieI
M.ivIh this wa ilone punos. Iv. so a not
lo unno -oarilv alat m hi unie ltled wife
Things went !!. and every tiling was ;air
Iv qut.-t on June 11 K and 1!. when the
sn mi. r Pi nita.t arrived with two M i
lm On the Ilth gu ird with these inn
Slavim was pl..i1 on Temper:-!n"e 11 ill
vshlle I T0 HtisMMis with Held guns arriv.d
bv tjain pitrol train was run to Tuiic
Ku and btik bv the Itusni in, and an at
t n pt w 's tntde lo ommunli te with the
fun- undtr the CommanuT-iii-Clilcf, Ad
miral S mour
It was on I'ridiy. June In the corrcspond-i-ig
date of the letter reproduced alsive. th.it
ibin bei un bv l At 3.) in the morn
ing the ilirm was given and the rest i
tcld In the lelter
tn the lTlh the Chinese shellril the town,
doing "me damigt At 6 o'cliick an arne.l
triiu wit'j repairing pir'y tiroivedisl toward
1'ekin attempting u mend the line Thev
were lirst eng igul by the lloxcrs. then llr.d
upon bv Impi rial troops and had cvimuallv
to retr.at At 2 a ni the s une l i the
Taku and Tong-Ku foils were takm In
the lftirnnnn the British roirine with
Germans, crptured the Chinese MUitarv
College, tl.e Ios one killed and thrci
Anrther armed train went out on the ?th
with (y Ituians and one si-pinnder
Tin re v as a hf.ivy tt irk on the rt.-tion.
whih was held by Kussj ins It was not
until H p in. lhat an advance wa made
from the "latum driving out tile Clilm e,
vlio had showed gnat daring bv forcing
thilr wav under the trial. and holding
their own with urprllnc tenacity The
1'roneh took part In this ..nentlou. but were
at fir utiible to cone Willi the enemv The
allifd fori os lost tii'ec killed anJ twenty
In the forenoon of Tuesday, the lith the
BntLsli iiovxl aros the river, in jiint
movement with the lluiTn Tho nemv
was driven b ick wi'h hi gun bul it
cost us Jive officer and thirtein wounded
Cipi.im r.attv. Ueu'.n.int Sterling. Mid
shipman DniHiliisnii ine dead) Lieuten
ant RiEht of Orhndo an 1 r.ieulnnnt Pow
ell btinc -imong the nuniher The Chim.-e
bid placed gun at the two while houses
where the mud wall is i ros. d bv the rail
wav rind they did much dimage to the
settlement and to the attacking force The
British, having got ahrad of the Kui ius.
had to re'lre under an annllllnir tin bill
on rc-enforcem. nts arriving tlty carried
On the vth the Chinese amused them
s;i3 throwing hells into the town and
snloing. Their lire was unpleasantlv ac
curate. June II Heavy shelling and snipirg nil
day , othcrw'se quiet
June s-lleuw shelling all day In
the evening a force was sighted to tho
Saturday, 31 Cairly quilt the whole
day Ite-epforeements arrived, consisting
of blu jnkt marine mil Welsh Ku-I-II.
ra 570 men In all. Seventy men were
Lirit in tno companies to nirupj the Chlr-
Ct.lbg. . but n nrtiving thei. li vv ih
I.. mid in it urn and tli. fori r. turn-d t.
Hi. barr.uk j'lil pr.u l allv iii.uk. I In
t. li. I .d Tun-'l-ins foreUu .ittbm.iil.
but til.' Cltmi-e Kin lined ill III. ir wall. .1
mllve lily and (.nt- iroin whl.ti tb.v
i.iutiniiel to shell tli' Kunipi.iii .itiii..
M..n The following dav (Sltlil inor. u-
utori". in. Ttfc iirnvi.l. iiiid at 11.51 all t !
blui laek.t available eiept. id mil,
b.ur. .k guard and tli Id guns crew. ti
g.thir with marines and a l:usiaii mree,
.tart.d out to rcdlcve the i .until ind. r-in-elihf
The Kith p..sil iiiietly nough Onlv ,i
ft vv hill.s droppfii into the town 'the
i-llai-Wci Cliiin.-c leglimnt .irrlvul.
aed a verv m in lot of in. n lb. y are, too.
iiuiiiK mu h i r ill to Colonel Bouei. who
r.tisiil tile leglluellt
At it-." a in i m Tu.'sd.iy. the ISth. Hie
n li. f forc iiturnid, with iln nniin.inil.i-in-ihlit.s
fun. l'liey brouijht laik witli
llu in IMi vvi.uni'd. Including Captain 11111
iiii ot the O.ntuiian.
June Zi British mir.nis went out to up
poit the l:u-un In taking the IM-Yaiig
HUM dt.ll. .Hid the 1 111--.. full
arsfii.il Chinese liell kept oroiiplm: ititu
tin Uurope.in i till mi nt. and fum. . li. -mint
wa ..iuid bv the airiv.il ui i lium
1k i of Japanese tKMip- During lb. lour
I'liiouing days nollilug of iiniHirtaii oc
luircd The vvouniled from Ihe hiidvmioii
iv. re sent down to Takti and tli. Al.n -rity
. men r turn.! lo their ship while
mi.re Japant.e arriveo t iti- lime
w..s six nt In Izlig and arrylng wit
junk, and by this tune jHople "nan ,oi so
si. e'usioine.1 to the shell tint hit-lly
auv iiotk-e Wdc takm of it. uotithsttii i
tbat the damage c.iutd daily was on
siil.rabb. mi July- ? the iMrraiki of the B.irlletir
w.re in gr. ,u dang.r owing to a tirrille
In.- v.hich biukc out in tin sugar goduvvu
..djoining the barrack All tlie .iiiuuuiil
tion and toies wire quickly li moved md
cviiituilly tin lire was put down Tin re
win it. the golovvn -everul tliou-and pounds
nf suar. which all melted, and In a boiling
torn nt llownl along the Bund, In the lines
and baey yards. It can well be imagined
what a strange t-ieht it Is. ven to this day.
to se a repul ir lake of burned ugar some
ixtv yariN in liriuinfirince and live or i
mi Ius thick The photograph here npro
Uuied giv a fair ilea of its lr.e
.Midlilpiii.in I. loii.itdui died of
wounds ncitved Un Julv 4 riiiew.! shell
ing and heavy lighting at the railway : i
llon I'or ome riaon or ntlur the Cht-IiH-e
wire vrv- anxijus to ki t i)Sesioii of
it. anl. belli: unabl. to do o alii r r p".ilii
.itt ick-. th hilled li hivily. untliing
the greotir p,m of the principal building
and destroying som ciiuini s and a quantity
of rolling stock. A violent storm of hail
ami rain put ail end to the tight in tin
aft.riioon. but the net nmniiig tarlv (Ju y
f.l heavy in lling was rumniil on the .i t
thment Tlie Chin.se una illy lagan tiring
their he!l and hrapnel i.irly In the morn
ing at alKUit : o i Iih k Thiv slarkcni d the
lire in tlie middle of the day and resunn d
htavv sin lling between I and 7 p in The
Cliim. lire was fMrcmely aecurite and
thiir guns wen so well concealed tint It
was d.thcult for the ulllecl fori es to Incite
them .rid t-il ncc them. .Main attempts
were mjJo unsuccessfully Things were
mado so hot In tlie settltment on Ihe fth
when shills iured in like hail the whole
day, that a reconnoitcring party went out
with tlie ,).ji.. t (,f tuiding tl e pn.tinii of l
tli i hli.isi , .oun..r i-im tv. .,( whi'li
li. 11. d 111. ' ti I. mi nt aid I. i miip ma
w.i. ilo -i nt out inio ( bin. .-. village t
npporl tli. H.i-lln W.i r.iui.nt Jwo I
im n guiii md a i- . ui.d. r with pli-my of
atiimunilion .irrlvul mi i lit..
it was null on Ji I 1 tint preparation. i
lould b. mad. to mount a II in. h ...in uul a ,
parte was stilt i.iil Hi. Hast Als. nal tj
Ml titnb. r In the meatitiin. the l.'-poun I- J
t r shelled tin- . nv 1 lie Chinese on July s
slielbd h.avlly thn l-pountlt i gun-, oi- J
t. mptltig b sit, n. tin m. and tiny alo t n- .
it. avoiiil to blo.v up tin gas vioik. On the
ollnr side, the suniieis uianiitug our I-'-I
pounder. triii th. ir In t to iliabit tli-- gin s
plat tsl on eitli" r nn ot tlie llal-Kv.unK-.--xe
Ar.nil, utialtv eallel iv .ur in. ti th. t t
rs.ital and aio known a Ih. Jos Hon e
Ai'iuai It wa In this bil Mills' that, ill lbl'
th. treaty of Ti. n-Iln wis loncludid and
sicnesl ti Iird illi-lii It was deemed iit.i- '
s.irv to i.iplun Ihe irs ual as the Clnt.s
had lour gun v, hi. h tiny consiantly
traliM-d on the seitbminl. al.. owe in the
hands ot Ihe allbd for.. tli. ciusvay
would lie pta. tli illv fr Irom siiebln,; in
the 1 1 .tl wi'.ti an attack i.ii the native city
would be iimbrtak. n.
Tin otlur.ii'd I iri.--r a'f nal thtee mil-s
at of the i ity and ihe sum distaii;i no-tli-
at o( the inllitiry i.illig.. had previu-iy
b in i.iptiue.1 bv ih Ilu-laus and I.lKL- i
m ir las of the T rrihle and oilier !iips At
twinty mltiutis t3 a. tn ni Monday. Jtnv
' 1 Jai an. e. ! Ilus-I in and I "'' Urit
iii troops. In' hiding n.itivi. took part in the
oK"ratli.n agiint tin II ii-Kw.tn-Szc Ar
stii.il. Tlie Japan. e form, d th. alto., king
line with the Boy il Wi Nil I'liiiers m
tin ir rUht The rimalndi r of the trxip
engageMl wen i.pport and r.s. rv I'ne
niKatiee wis muli clung the laku road ..
far as Tiim-Tul, vvhtre the tone wh.el.d
to the llqhl i ud forni-d lor attack .mam!
Ihe ra.e eoure and Ih. tiir. and IMiMii
sou'.s hiiue, wh.re large iminlH rs of I'hi
nt e Box. rs vvire otic ntr.ttnl Th.- Jap
anese cavalrv .1 ihed mi., th m. dialling
to and fro . vtril tim. s anl tl ing grtat
e-sccutio'i Thev lift huntini' of tr.t -n.
my dead on the lb Id. and tiny a. tared
three Mantlards. while tlie infantry seizid
four gun The entire forte thn niovtd
on th- .irsemil, uhlch hed btn tvacuated
bv- the lit mv and was lound leertei.
The operations were ovt r at li ilf-pist U
p in, and the troops returned to bitracks.
Iwring the whole foreuoati of that tl ly the
sctlliimut wis heavily shelled In tli. Chi
lli... The capture of the nrsinat wa the
llrst slip toward the capitulation eif Titn
British naval 4-nifh gun from the Phoe
nix vv is mounted on tin bth n.ir the mud
wall m Ihe Briti-h etri com e-lon by i
IJtuteiiant llriiminoud of II M S. Teiribb, J
and KiiBln" r Ciik.y of the Centurion in
the mud wall ltelf thn e ll-pound. rs fioni
the Tt rrible wen- pl.uiil In position pointed I
toward the rue course, whence another at- I
t.n k wis feared, while live t.-pounders
tmni different hl;- wore be irlng on the na
tive city, iini'ipniiy on the south gate.
Cloe to the t-inrh gun a 4 7-inch gun was
car-ieil, but It wa mv.r rciuircd and v.a
not evin placsd on It mount. The other
1-itn li Brltih gun vv is p.ai .1 on the road
to the arstnil. and next to it a C-pounder
playing on the two forts northe.ii of the
citv th-it caused mo-t of the trouble to tile
tttliment and st.ition The en. my turnnl
Ihelr guns on our 4-ln-h cut: by the ar
unal aiid on the Itui.in guns. sh lling
lliem with . oiu-de able pn lit..i A iiuii
tir. il .md tihty Am. ric.in miriiu arrivl.
and lb following u.iy III. !tam-lup 1 a
wan broi,;ht uj a s.eofd 4 T-im li i,uii an
at'.it I. war, p. itsl .it the suiiion .ind .1
Bnti-h t ompany w.is sent out to rt -fiilort i
'He shilling 1.4: tt rrlho Iioia bili-pat
1 till hali-jKtst 7 t. in. and Ir..ni h.itt-iat
1 to hal(-pat p. in . tho t-im h ui. j!
thi ar tutl t outing in for a t, k1 1i ii.' ot
thi sin li. And lure" come tn. time li-t
nittnorable ilays of th- operations aga.nt
tin niilvt ittv July IJ a few skills ner
sent into ihe .st-ttlfini uc by the Chines, m
th- afternoon, and ti. I'ekln Btieatl. . with
lour wounded, w. n ent down to 1 iku in i
likhtirlii tow of tlie lb rou. I aw one sol
dier whose arm had jut be. u amr.iila;..!
at ihe shoulder. sinoKing his im and
laugllng ov.r hi mistorliiue. Anotnir, shot
thnsihg the foot thouhgt he was luck), for
l. inixht have land v.ort. and 1 was told
ot a iruioi.s liitaii.-e, whtn a shot Having
tone Ihranh a oldier's bat he irri-d hi
li.aiigc.ir under his arm for the, rest of the
In th- forenoon of the 13th the allied
fori i numb, ring 4 ?. u 2 . Japan, s. .
's" Itritis'i, t) treneli. toi Vm.ri. an:. I
Oerp-ans and Austriatis (the latter only
In. d In it nUhl) made ai. all n k on the
Walk it Citv fioni the Miuth. and under tl
protis ion of our gun on the mud wall
Th. Amcr.iau marines weie lo the e
tn in- Inft ilank, lit t to th. m i mte the
Welh 'uili(i The Jbi.an. e .Kiup..l
tl.e ini. r and the l"rmh mm h. d ah
the Tiku n.ad a n serve and support Tn
British Mut jai kei and marines wt re on tho
right of tin Japan e fou-. ind the Ninth
I nitei! State Inlantry mnrihf.l on the e
tr.me lift It will thus lie not,. til that the
Americans o oupied the two extreme flank.
The tirt day the Chlni kept up a ter
ritle III- from qun k-tiriug machine gun.
.M ni-cr. al.iiii.Ik her and Winchester rubs
.ird gin- il Theso gmgals are a pun Iv
Chtneie 'diptiou of the intHiern breeehload
mg sto k to a barrel about st veil ft et in
In.gth It requires two nan to lire one of
til e vi.ajten. and they can do much exe
cution '1 he Chin. e are v r f. nd .if tl.t ni
They can Is- sighted very accurately to a
very long range, and. ion-pared to the
small bore weapons, the bullet is big ami
heavy enouirh to stop anything. The wall
of the native city was well manned with
artillerymen of the imperial Chinese armv,
beidts a mob .f Huvin tiring with old
fashioned matchlocks and other obsolete
weapons. In the suburbs outside the south
gate great numlcrs ot ISoxers had been
emplovid to snipe from their mud houses
on-iderahle difficulty was encountered in
adviming toward the city, owing to tho
w.impy nature of the ground ami the laik
of shelter from Chinese bull, ts In fact, tho
lo of tho allies was Kreat 7u3 ill all with
out counting Hie Ctrm.iu and BusMan
losses Thev moved on the city from the
northeast, and carried everything before
thiro The 1-lIiI-Wei resiment and other
marines vvre sent to re-enforce, but we-..
motIy ued to carrv away the wounded,
while the ra tans, usually call.il Sc-eiek.
lonveyed ammunition to the front. Kour
of the-e pluekv f.llows with a convoy of
mules were dispatched to the front One
was shot and his companion, continued.
two more fell dead and the only remaining
on lending the convov faced tl.e bullets
Alas' he, too. was hit in the head and fell
like a brave man The mule stampeded,
and Ihe ammunition never reached its destination.
Trie Vineri in in lb-1 ngl 1 Hank vtera
proeiisllng tin ler tttltr of dik. in gel
tl'ig over cue of ih. cukis tl.dr ma-li-honor.
I touimaiidi r. Colon I I a-i t,Ci was
kill. d whit" -rf..rniiiic a de I of sr-.at pa
triotism It is ali th.it in the hul . f bul
hi In st indard-be irr via u i olon-.
IJscutii was n. ar him. .ml. mthir than.
the Mars and Stripe j r.c.,fi: ited o
the grown.:, seized the ti g u d w.ivin it
st. rmed the dike. Inbanily. a I t.ltt.t
slrutk hltu. .-uul shortly at'.'- be wa n't
mort The position ikui(i. 1 l.y i , Ara.-r
inms wa a very ditti'.ii'r oie, i- thi efT,.
t.ince from the two li-ice un aero
th. c.-nal to the' iiiki w i only -tv nty-int-v.irds
Moreovir. the hii.... n.n2ly bi
tten, hod in the i.ennan tkur null, kipt i.p
a d. a-!lv fusill ide on tin Arr. n ans l:
sunset the Americans had 1 kdte anl
Viouisled. nim ly of the Ninth Tnf i try anl
thirty iiiannt.. Bcs.dt C.-om. l IJ mn.
lptain l'.iv s was kllhd Ci i iln Iing
Cxptalu la;mly. l.itutenant lj onard and
IJeutcn.int Butler wc-e vvoueio..j Lieu
tenant l.sinard's arm rcuau .1 ainputatiot.
Tin Am ric-ans found it iiii'vosm!,!, t(J ncid
their iiitin md alter ii irk r nr il.
A cninnKimier of tbo il'l. t ie story
goe. at nightfall approach 1 ihe Jjpane.
Oeneral Fukushima an I pro -rt i t-ive
order to n tire "If T plve an rde- at all "
repliesl flrmiv the JafMnt-e t vvil be i.
go still farth.r forwarl" to ttee R'
staved ard conqiii red tin Ir vviy nch b.
inch. The British marines had live killnl
and forty wounded
The plucky Japane-. who always led
during the engag.ment. at last reached
the outli gate, already mu. h battered bv
the four-inch gun. and the six-pounders on
th" mud wall.
At Z. u m. on July 11 the onth city
gate was bljwn in by the Japanese A,
hovievtr. the i itv gales win louble, yet
another t (fort was mai'c to blow the -ccoi.d
gate While this w.ca lieing done a number
of plui ky Japanese soldlt rs climbed the
wall, li ind-ov.r-h md fashion, and as quick
a- lightning we-i on the oiher side They
oiH-ned the gate- amid the hurrahs of their
companion, and a 1'oud of lorcign troops.
Jipa!iee. British and l:rtnch. poured into
tlie town. Isiyoneting and shooting; the
hlne.s- who still nipcj from Inside tbelr
houes or made a iIo(e-ratc resistance. One
cannot give too hbh praise to tho Jajuncsa
ofllctrs ar.d Boldler. They are the perfec
tion of military men in every way Ona
could not say more. Tlie actu il losses a
en'erins the city on the 14th were about ten
wound, d. a small lo. indied when com
pared to that of the previous dav.
The -jreiter portion of the town wa set
tire to md the r.'h of oKhVr3 and run
ning ""h'no throusli the narrow streets
and along the wall was quite interesting to
watch and in its wild confusion remludel
one very forcibly- of Dante's Inferno. I cap
tured a Uoxer Bag on the gate of the citv
I. ad men liy about in the streets arid
piled alorg the wall: others, wounded, lav
iiuietlv a if dead a you appr'nehed. for
fe-ir of being killed. Kvcry now and then a
revolver or ritlu shot imc from a sniper
Jn-sldo a house, and short work was mule of
him there and then. Tho arsenal wa taken
tpoessiou of by the American, anl bv
nichlfall fort after fort had f illen and tho
tlass of all the allies floited victorious all
along the lattere.1 wall of Tien-Tsln Chi
nese City .
A. linNIlT SAVGE I.ANDOR.
.Copyrlght, Iaw. by- the New York; Herald
COURT WITHOUT LAW OR LAWYERS. BLIND LUCK OF AN IRISH MINER. PREACHER-SHERIFF AND HIS PLANS. EAGLE AND SPIKE BUCK FIGHT. WHY D'ARViLLE QUITS THE STAGE.
Unique Avocation of a Philanthropic Hungarian
Banker in the Sfav District of
TTKITTKN FOR THE SCNDAr REPUBLIC
George Slaine, Hungarian banker and Slav Interpreter of
the Criminal Court of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania,
has fully earned the title of "Judge," without ever having
held a commission as notary. Alderman or Squire. He con
duets a court In which there arc no lawyers, and the only
Jaw Is that of common sense.
Greensburg Is in the heart of tho Slav district. Thou
sands of minrs h-ivo no Idea of the rights ot themselves
and their fcllow-citlzena under the law. They are abrupt,
suspicious and lax la morals. They quarrel with great fre
quency and make all sorts of unusual trades. Now and then
they bell or exchange wives Tor v.ivis are regarded thorn
as conveniences, and every spring large numbers of Hunga
rian girls are brought over and quichlv taken for wives by
tlie men. These girls do not always stick to their promises
to marry the first men they meet. And this Ie the cause of
moet of the litigation before "Jude" Slaine.
Tho "Judge" has no regular courtroom. When a com
plainant Becks his ad-. Ice he blunders right Into the
"Judge's" baniins-house and begins the recital ot hi or
her, for there aro many quarrels among tho women 1.111 of
complaint. Tho "Judge" hears both sides, talks pence, and
In the majority of cases persuades them to drop the mat
ter. One caso he had was that of a man who hud ex
changed wives with another man, with a pair of boots as
"boot." Tho exchange wus mid-, but tha boots were not
forthcoming. Another case was th it of a Slav v-hose sweet
heart had jilted him after ho had got a marriage license. He
wanted to have her put In prison uutll sho paid him I2C"i
Tlis "Judge" talked him into a good humor, and now the
xoung man is married to another girl
"Jly reaon for taking up this business from which I
get no financial returns was to keep my fellow-country men
out nf the hands of lawyer and magistrates, vvro too oftOD
encourage Inntead of dljcoursge litigation. I hive saved
them many dollars In lawyers" and court fees and have pre
vented many Ferious nffa.'rs. I cannot line them, of course,
mt I do the next best thing I persuade then to give a small
amount to charity."
Stumbled on a Rich Claim, Almost Lost It in His
Excitement, and Is Now a Wealthy
Man Real Life Romance.
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Declares He Will Enforce the Prohibition Law In
discriminately, and No Political Boss Can
Whisper "Let Up."
VW.tTTKN- rOR Tllr st XPW nrl'UBMI"
Cumberland County. Maine, in which Portland is sliuatf 3.
will soon hive the affairs of its Sheriffs ollice mauagid by a
regularly ordained minister Jlo is nondenominational, but
has for years bein enagcsl In mission work In Portland
Recently Cumberlind County electtd the Reverend S I'.
Pearson to the oliicu of Sh riff. It was a contest lietwc'en
the Prohibitionists and tno anti-Prohibitionists, and the Pro
hibitionists wen. Mr. I'caron was outpoi.in against tho
liquor traltic before tlie election, and ho I 'qually out--pokin
again-t it now He ibclsres that there are 416 liquor
dialers In Portland and erhsps l'" otliers in the county,
and all of these, he says, will have lo cloe up hop when he
t ikt sotlite.
The liiiuor dealirs lake the Hevennd Sheriff elect re
riouslv. ami It is predicted that not one of them will r fue
to close up before Jir. IV arson takes charge of the otilce.
' I am not a crank nor a fanatic." says Mr Pearson. "I
havo an Idea, however, that it li the duty of an otllcer of
the law to enrorre the law to the letter, nnd lhat Is whst I
propose lo do Tin re was no intention when tho Maine pro
hibition law was framed to discriminate between tho swell
hotel "falcon, with their Hip, their cocktail. llng. cob
blers, iggnogs. julep and shandy gaff, and the low gros-
gtrios when- whl-kv of th- i!:ilcrtak.Ts' boo.' virletj-
Bird Swooped Down on the Deer and Had the Bet
tcr of the Battle When Hunters
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Tho "Juilsi'" lieurs Imtii sijh. talks
pcaci, ami in tho itujorily of c-jsos
Vcrsuadcs them to limp the mailer.
lli Iooknl tlonn at tho Impeiliinoiit anil
tlion shouli'il for joy.
written- tor mi: rundvt rrpi lll.li.
llarney Murphy, a young Irishman Is the talk of the
California mining district at present, for Harney lias Ju-t
found a paying gold mine. It is rich and easily vorked, and
ho has already taken out about ., with JlTViOo more
coming to him on November W.
ISarney lives in Ios Augiles. Pour months ago he was a
carter and tbought liimrelf lucky with J4", a month and no
itras. Then he got tl.e mining fever. With a cheap otillit
ho started for tho hill on the Rio Colorado, sixty miles
south of the southern lnmdarv of I'tah. and when he gut
there he liegau pro-pecting He had been among minus
long enough to Inow som thinf of ore v. Ion lie sav.- it. but
he did not know verv much about Iiot to look for ii. He
wis persevering. tlKu;li, and disappointments did not dls
Pure luck was at the bottom of his big (hid. however, and
then after he made it he came near losing it One mornimf
about three nonius ago Barney went out to hunt quail. He
was walking along without a thought of gold for he had i
huge appetite for quail when he stumbled over .1 rock. He
looked down at the impedim nt and then shouted for Jov
lie rec-nized It s "live rock." and without further thnusht
of quail or appetite picked it up and start ed for camp. Ther.
he piekisl at it with hi hammer and examined the chii pings
under a mlcroscore He was more tlnn all"fied with tin
results of his examination, there was no doubt that there
was a lot of gold In that rock. So h- started out immediately
to stake off hi claim.
llut Harney in his evcitrment had forgotten to note tho
eiact location nf his And. Tor sevenl hours ho hunted
around In vain for it; every gulch he entered, every hill he
climbed proved to bo the wrong one. It was nearly night
before he ciucht a glimpse of n rock that lookexl liko the
ono he had stuml-led over, and when he examined more
closely he knew that he hsd found his Eldorado.
It was too dark to do any work then, o Harney sat
down In the midst of the rocks, lighted his pipe and smoked
for the whole night. The ncM morning he takNl his claim
and began to gather up the rocks, which have been yielding
from JS to JU a ton and Uaie siade him rich
old. One I as ivil a the otrf. r, and when I take otilce
very barroom and kit' hen grocery in tiie county willhivo
o go out of business
'I am not athli.md with anv party, and no political bos
will be Justified in whispering "I.-t no'"
Mr. Pearson has established a reputation In Portland for
prietlcal charity. His Thanksgiving dinners to the poor
have helped to gain for him tills reputation. These dinners
.lirfir from the regulation rhnrity Thanksgiving dinners In
tint th" rerlplmts are enabled to enjoy them at home, flight
hundred families were su- plied in tills way lapt year. Haoh
family received one turkey, two chickens, twenty-five pounds
of flour, one peck of potatoes, one iund of tea, two pounds
of eolTee. five pounds or sucar nnd the vegetables nocesary
lo complete thi dinner and leave a little for future ue.
"SS i; Ta. -
'Wlurc whisky of tlie .iiiil.'rt.iliers
Iwpc variety is .sold.'
As the deer oinprsitl from Hip tangle 'f
liuislii-s Iho o.mlt -swooped at him
WKITTl-.N FOR Till: St MlAT RKPfRMC.
All eusle witli uh eight-foot spread of wing tried in vain
t.'ie other day to carry off a spike buck in the Pine Hill coun
Irv. He swooped down upon the buck, perched upon his
l..iik. tore at him with beak and talons, and had him nearly
t haunted when the buck ran under a low-hanging bran li
and dislodged his tormentor. The eagle was returning t
the attack, and tlie buck was making every rosible effort
lo kill it with his sharp-pointed hoof, when two hunter,
i harles I.efcvre and Joe Ounnlng. began tiring on thocaqle.
They did not kill the bird, but after they had torn a tuft
from cno of its wings It flew away. Ix:fevro thus tells of
"We had hunted all morning without any luek and were
r turning to camp along the ridge, when we observed,
. Ircllng high In the air above the glades, what we thousht
was a giant buzzard. We stopped and watched the bird's
actions, l'acli circle that it made brought it cloer to a
patch of v.ild oats in the center of tho glade.
"With a sudden swoop and closed wing the bird dived
into the deep gra and the next Instant the bird and a spike
luck were in oontlict. We crawle-d to within 2"0 yards of
the spot and saw that the deer's assailant was a large eagle.
The lir plunged down the hill, the eagle perched upon his
shoulders and with beak and talons tearing at his hide and
flesh. Plunging Into a small oak bush the buck scraped thm
hinl from his back, but only for an lnt.ant. As the deer
(merged from the tangle of hranches the eagle swooped at
him as iln. Tne buck, that had now ceaed Its bleating,
reared up and with Its razorlike forthoofa struck at the
winged enemy hovering cloae above.
"What the rcult of the battle might have been Is hard
to say. We could stand tho sight no longer and opened a
brisk tire with our rifles on the king of birds. One of the
bullets plowed away a hatful of fcather3 and then the eagle
ioarc-d away. We left the butk undisturbed."
She Declares It Is Not Because Her Professional
Career Would Suffer, but Her Mar
ried Life Would.
tv ritte.v for run sm.-DAT RUrUBI-lC
CarolIIo D'Arvllle, opera singer, who has recently mar
ried, declares she will quit the stage not that married Ufa
unhts her for stage work, but that a continuation of stacj
work would unfit her for married life.
Miss D'ArvllIo Insists upon looking at the question from
the "other side." Sho admits it.
"If I thought homo and stage life could be successfully
combined." sho sayi. "I might try. Thinking to iho con
trary, I have chosen between the two. When tho artit.
journalist, stenographer or milliner renounces her vocation
for tho highest profession domestic life the world nods Its
approval. Hut let an actress confess any such intention, and
instead of the usual 'God bless you," It Is 'Heaven help you.'
("ranted that actresses usually do make a mess of matri
mony. Isn't it because they, as a rule, attempt to combine
stage and homo lite? It is about as easy as mixta? oil and
"Wbv stnglo out actresses and brand them as. Incompe
tents from a matrimonial standpoint? I bcllevo that any
woman who pursues a profession after marriage makes a
miserable failure of It. Most professional doors open Into
tho dlvorco court. The woman doctor, lawyer or Journalist
Is not any moro immune than tho actress. Very few of lhcra
bad happy married lives if they continue their vocations
"It is rarely that a woman earning her own living keeps
her disposition free from rough edges I have met them by
the score professional women who are attemptins matri
mony with more or less success usually less. They have to
quit rilher one or the other. They uuilly quit matrimony
lnste-nd of divorcing themselves from their professions and
giving marriage a fair chance.
"Just beforo I left New York to come to Pan rranclco I
took afternoon tea with an actres who stands at the top
rung of the ladder. A young woman who edits a popular
magazine raled the question of professional women marry
ing There were five of us each one. perhaps, a fair repre
sent Hive of her chosen llfo work. Wt- came to the conclu
sion that marriage docs not handicap a woman In her pro
fession, but a profession seriously interferes with married
life. It isn't the career that suffers when a woman marries;
It Is tho homo trat gets the worst ot the bargain."
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