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ST. LOUIS, MO., MOXDAY, SEPTEMBER 2-1. 3900.
In St. Lonls. One Cent.
txlile St. I. on Ik. Two Cents.
n Trains, Three Cents. '
H M $-
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RI COMES eSy TO-DAY. STS!
Determined Attempt to
Made to Work the
STRIKERS IN AN CGLY MOOD.
Declare They Will Intercept
the Men at the
Troops Are to Move from
Their Quarters Before
Shenandoah. Pa., Sept. S3. An air of ei-
fctancy -naa noticeable among tho people
iiere to-day. anil, although it woald be dif
ficult to find a more peaceful community,
the opinion Is generally espressed that to
morrow morning will witness a renewal of
(tils tcenes of l'rlaay.
Tho superintendents of all the mlne3 In
tho ldnlty of this city and Shamokin to
Bay reiterated their intention of resumlns
'bperatons to-raorrow mC"nine. The Ftrll.
trs, ho v. ever, declare they will not succeed,
lit least in the Shenandoah mines. It ta
Rot until afternoon that there was any
toti-ceable activity on the streets. In the
raornlns churclie3 of all denomination were
Crowded and tho sermons were invariably
the subject of tho miners' troubles.
In tho Church cf the Annunciation th
Tievcrend II V O'lteilly. tho rector, told
bis concrcBatlon that the niino workers
could not v.In. He advised theni to refrain
Jroin acts of ioknce and to rt-turn to
vork. lie pointed out that the mines were
their only ineaiis of support, while the pro
ceeds of tho Heading Company from tho
talne3 wcra only a small portion of its
receipts. Tho company woulJ not starve,
Jio aid. but tho mluo workers would.
Tathtr Peter Abramalti3 of the Lithuanian
Church of St. Ceoree aaid that If the men
txpected to win, perfect organization was
necessary. He believed that it they were
Undivided thUr struggle would meet villi
At 6 o'clock to-morrow morning five bat
talions of Infantry, the Governor's troops
tnd Battery C will leave their camps and
Jnarch out on the reads leading to the
tollleilea. Tho troops will contnlue on tho
inove during tho time the v.orlmen are
;oIrg to the mSies It is General GoWn'i
Intention to have i-wtkn of tha trodps
Trocod to llahaney City, about thr-e and
mo-half miles from here, to suppress any
Blsturbar.cta that may occur theie.
Operators Ask for Troops.
During the afternoon Captain Daniel
Ciritblan of the Coal and Iron Police anil
pV. IL llichards, euperiiilendent cf the
Steading Company's collieries at -M.ihanoy
J1ty called on General Gobin a:d a?I:oiI f jT
iioops. Captain Christian said the situa
Jiin at Mahanoy City differed from that at
Shis place la tnat the foreigners were will
ing to return to work, but were Intimidated
Jsy the dlssatlsSed Kaglish-speakins tm
ployes. Eighty per c.nt of the foreigners,
Puparintendeat Itichards said, viere In fa
yor of rtmalilln? at work.
General Gobin said he could not promise
to locate troops at Mahanoy City, but noMd
jrnaeavor to have soldiers la that vicinity
pcrly to-rcorrow morning.
Major W. A. Miller. Brigade Inspector,
vas to-day detailed by General Gobin as
X'rovost Manhal. and he established head
Uuarters in the ioit otBcs building. Tho
guard la composed of over 1(0 men of the
J2ghth Infantry. Guards are located at
Kll street comers in the central iart of the
town, and whlla tho soldiers are not ex
pected to do iiollco duty, they have been
Instructed to keep a sharp lookout fur dis
turbancea. Chief Burgess David Brown to
Cay caused to be posted throughoJt tho
lown proclamations, prohibiting the assem
bling of crowds on tho rtreetf, and calling
Cn tho cltliecs to preserve order.
Quiet nt JShnmoklu.
Shamokin, Pa.. Sept 23. All waa quiet In
tha strlko situation here to-day, but it Is
feared trouble may be precipitated by an
bttempt to start tho Cameron colliery In the
At a largely attended meeting of United
Mine Workers at Treverton last night, it
was resolved to remain away from work
fcntll the strike is declared off. John Pa
iiey. district president of tho United Mine
.Workers' Union, went to Harltton till-
morning on a call from I'resident Mitchell.
II.VZLl.TO. I'Ol'L'I.ACU IMlAsY.
Jlazlcton, pa., Sept. 2 There is no
change la tho coal strike situation in tho
Lehigh Valley to-day, and tho customary
Sunday quleudo prevailed.
Three of tho deputies who wcra sworn
in by Eheriff Harvey of Luzerne County,
end who ore sons cf prominent Wllkeabarro
families, wero arrested lata last night at
Freeland on the charge of highway robbery.
Jfhcy are Hamilton Farnham, Van Buren B.
Howard and A. It. Shoemaker, Jr. The men
are accused of robbing a Polish liquor deal
er of J1S7 In cash.
Two Deputies Arrested.
Tho Polander Eaya he was delivering beer
a: Highland and that tho deputies asked
him and ho consented to let them ride in
his wagon to Freeland. At the outskirts of
that place, he claims, the men aisaulted
tlra and took tho money from his pocket.
Tho other story Is to tho effect that tho
Polander demanded a fee for bringing the
PLEAS FOR THE CHILDREN.
BT SIBVb WILBUR.
Scranton. Pa., Sept. 23. The cause of tho
children waa pleaded to-day, at Throon, a
nUnlng town about six miles southeast o
this city. A monster mectln; was held
there this evening, made cp of miners from
Priceburg. Dickson City, Olypbant, Jcssup,
UuctQore and Marshvvood.
Tred Dilcher, who has charge of all tho
Lackawanna Valley from Wilkesbarre to
Forest City, which makes up district No. 1,
tu there to speak to tho tnen and to tell
HAS YET ACCEPTED.
r.i vi n.ic i r.fiu..
Canton. O. Se l. II President M.
Kinl(y has knowledge of the s"iigges
tloo that he act as an arbitrator of
the anthracite coal strike In conjunc
tion with W. J. Brjtin, they to
choose a third arbitrator.
Up to tho present ho has even no
Indication that he has cmidere J or
will con UKr the proposition.
He has not come to believe It his
lutv to act as au arbitrator in il'o
L'm-oln. J.eb.. Sept. 24 V
Bri'an does net readily accept t!'e
Mea of acting. nl.mg with IreItleit
M.-Kinl-. as arbitrator In the min
He was arked if he would be v-111-Ins
to try to brine about a settl
ment of the miners' l.fferen-ej if
Mr. McKInley showed a disposition
to at as an arbitrator.
I do cot care to anticipate vrbai
II r. McKinley nill do." was the re
deputies to F'eeland. and rot getting it lie
set up a cry that !.e had btn rubln-d. A
crowd soon gathereJ and the d'puti.-s were
taken Into ci,:to!v and given a h aring be
fore a Justii-e if the Ieac.. nhlch lasted un
til 2 oVtock this mornins. The Squire com
mitted tfce thrt-e mm. but Instead of Io!;inp:
them up at l'reeland tUeai.Uied were driv
tn thirty mil'" ov-r the mountains to
Wilkesbarre. where thy arrived at daylight
Trynp to Mold 2RAilf.
M'cAdoo. from whith town more march
li'g of i,tri'mr lias taken place than from
all the uther towns in the roglun com
btred. was full of stransera to-day, drawn
there by the rumor teat troops would ar
rive at that place It was learned to-day
from an authoritative source that a request
lias been made to Governor Stone to send
a battallcn to McAdoo, which is the near
est point In Schuylkill County to Hazle
ton, which Is in Luzerne County. The re-in-tst
was granted, but some sort cf a
misunderstanding arose, and the order was
This aftt-rnoon a dtejatlon of South Pide
operators went to Shenandoah, where they
met Sheriff Toole of Schujlkill County and
General Gobin and after a shurt confer
ence General Gobin decided to send a bat
talion of infantry to McAdoo early to-morrow
morning. They will reach that place
at about 4 o clock. The object in placing
troops there 1 that in cao of trouble in
Hazleton which tho Sheriff of Luzerne
County could not quell the soldiers would
be thrown Into Hazlcton in less than an
The Buttheis" Association, which Is com
posed ot all meat dealers in Jiazh-un and
vicinity, has sivt-n notice that, beginning,
to-morrow, only a tash business vkil! l,
dene because of the strike.
The conference Ix-lneen President Mitch
ell and the three district presidents . of
about two houn,' durauon. At Its conclu
sion President Mitchell said there was
nothing of Importance to give out.
He said, however, that the reports of the
district presidents were highly t-ittafaetory
to him and that a number of plans for fur
ther spreading the strike were adopted at
AUDI I ION I. -moors HliAIIV.
Harrlsburg, pa.. Stpt. 23 -Tho situation
lit tha Shujlkill striko region is very satis
factory to the ofll-trs on duty at the Xa
tiofal Guard headquarters in Harrlsburg.
Their advices from there to-day was that
ever thing was quiet and that no serious
trouble was anticipate!. Adjutant General
Stewart was at hi office all day in cloeo
communication with the troops In tho field
Colonel Itichardson, keeper of tho State
ar-emtl, haa been at h'.s poat almost con
stantly Finco Friday night, rcauy for any
emergencj or to meet aii- demand that
may be made for the troops at Shenandoah.
Tho Ninth t-nd Thirteenth regiments are
etlll being held under waiting orders, and if
additional troops aro needtd they can bo
on dut within two hours.
!lAILKOn mi:n iivv .stuiki:.
Soranton, Pa., Sept. 23 It now begins to
look as If the ftnko would e.tcnd to tho
railroaders, at least in this region. Tl-e
switchmen had another conference to-day
with their national o cers. Grind Master
I'ranl; T. Hawley and Grand Secretary
John E. Tiiiton of Hulfalo, to discus, the
request of the striking miners that they reft;-
to handle nonunion coal. Nothing
could bo learned of what was done, fur
ther than that tho national oillcers and a
committee of tho local switchmen would go
to New York to-morrow and that on their
return something deilnito would bo done.
Tl-o purpose of their visit could not bo
learned, but It la supposed jt t, to petition
I'resident Truosdale of tho Delaware,
Lackawanna and Western to spare them
tho task of handling the nonunion washery
culm and savo them from the alternative
of striking or refusing the miners' request.
The i-care resulting from announcement
that the Delaware, Lackawanna rid West
ern Company would make an effort to op
erate the Bellevue Colliery to-morrow Is
now learned to be without foundation Su
perintendent Loomis sajs the story Is un
true, and the lack of preparation at the
colliery bears him out.
Men Prepared to I'luht.
Ho bald ho apologized to any who were
offended by hi remarks, but at the risk
of being considered by some as being an
lntcrmeddler. ho felt constrained by reason
of the unfortunate affair at Shenandoah
to counsel tho men j.ot to trust themselves
Organizer Dilcher sild to-day that the
rolnera had been assured of outside help
that would permit them to continue on
strike for six months, at least, after their
own resources had been exhausted.
of the progress toward ictory of tho strus
glo Into which they have launched.
Upon the platform with him he had gath
ered a number of breaker boys, such as
composed jesterday's pathetic parade of the
children. When he arose to speak to the
men these children crowded nbout nim and
his voice rang out to demand Justice for
"Men," said Mr. Dilcher, "it is the great
est desire of my life to take from tho
breakers these babies of 7, S and 3 jears.
Continued on Page Tno,
.MISSOURI KlilTlJLllAXIPM : "IP YOU DKK.VK IX, JOE,
TEXAS IS RAVAGED
Large Loss of Life Is Also Reported From
the Vaiseys Between the Nueces
and the Rio Grande.
KKPirnuf m-eoi ik
San Antonio. Tew. Sept, 23 A cloudburst
and river flood far reaching In loss of life
and property damage devastated a large
urea of country lotv.cn the Nueces and Bio
Grande rivers Saturday night. The li.-t of
dead so far numbprs cignteen, beide3 a
camp of between thirty and forty Italian
emigrant?, which wa' swtpt away with
probably terrible fatalltv.
Tho Jtorxn dlsturbam es which have been
manifest in West Texas for two days past
.,.., , , .
cur-ilnated Saturday evening in a heavy
rain anu uiuneior storm over a Vast strctcli
of country from Sablnal, seventy-four miles
t of San Antcnlo, on the Southern Pa
clllc, to and beiond Del Itio and still fur
ther west and on the fame railroad.
P.cports f-ay that Colonel Egbert Mc
Donald, n wealthy Englishman, with his
majjr domo. Jesus Contreras, and four '
shi-ep herders, was drowned In the Arrojo
Armas, between Brackettpvllle and Eagle
Pass. A tlock of l.TOe t.!icep also perished.
Tho sit bodies wero carried K miles be
fore they were caught by the branches of
the low mesqulte brush.
In a little Mexican village. La Algle, on
tho Gallirdo Creek, a branch of the Nueces,
not a Jackal is left standing. A Mexican
family of four, nnd two American campers,
supposed lo have len deer huntera from
Eaglo Pass, perished.
Loss of life is believed to have resulted
on the Circle X ranch, and at Dos Paiitos,
but this cannot be verified. All efforts to get
word from Brackettsvllle, vvhleh was
wrecked by a flood a vear ago, failed ow
ing to the washing away of telegraph wires.
According to a report brought In from
Camzo. a camp of rorty Italian Immigrants
who were permitted to enter the State to
"'w iimie-iT. iucjv o.i-on was swept away.
These men weie ereamped on the Nueces
Itlvcr. south of llvald. and w.ro on the
way overland to the cotton sections.
Imports as to loss of Hfo among the
Italians nre conlllcting, though it was prob
ably heav y.
Kef usees from the camp have informed
railroad oillclais tint only two of their
number were drowned, though they have no
Idea what has become of the remainder of
Tli Nueces Hlver at Uvalde rose twenty
five feet In two hours. The Mo- J is making
Its wny down the Nuece3 Val'ey, carrjlng
ranch property with it. but the alarm liaa
b.en given everywhere and the rachmen
have driven their cattle to higher ground
and hav- moved most of the'lr effects to
places of safety.
sLi:i:oei)i;n by batch.
Da las. Tex.. Sept. 20. I"rom the most
reliable Information obtainable to-night ex
tensive storm damage has been indicted on
the upper Colorado and the Concho lliver
vallejs, particularly at and near Brown
wood, Blanket and San Angelo. Wire com
munlcatlon with all the-e places are cut
off and railroad lines damaged so that no ,
munication with all the-e
tiain can rcich them
IU-ports Indicate that the heaviest dam
age is at San Angelo.
Bulletins from Temple stats that the
tracks of tho Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fu
Railroad are under water to the depth of
fifteen feet south of Brownwood, and that
nothing can bo heard from places cp the
It Is raining hard for approximately 100
miles in all directions from Brovvnwood,
and as tho strtams In that part of Texas
are notoriously treacherous in the matter
of sudden rises, a disaster is feared.
SIOKM WAS UlLNUHAL
1 MlllTHini.N 111LVS.
Fort Worth. Tex.. Sept. 23. The rainfall
since Thursday evening has been exception
ally heavy, and the result Is a very general
flooding of the lowlands. The storm of
Thursday night was general in this part of
Texas and westward.
Yesterd ly a part of the Texas and Pacific
Railway bridge over Cedar Creek, near Abi
lene, washed out. The Fort Worth and Rio
Grande train cannot get any nearer Brown
wood, the Junction with the Santa Fe, than
four miles because of the Hoods in Pecan
The Santa Fc road has a washout near i
Coleman, and Its tracks sie under water nt
other places on the San Angela branch. No
trains were tun past Lampasaa last night,
nor will be until ever thing is sare again.
Much damage has been done to cotton, for
every cteel: In this county. Wise. Jaek. Par
ker. IiooU and adjoining counties. Is out
of Its banks, and all the lowland farms
are Hooded. Some places In this county re
port twelve !nche of rainfall In Friday
Morning's rain, and tliero was a twelve-Inch
la)n at "ft nwhL
"wT , r??unty olton '
i sprouting In the bolls, or Is washed cat and
j a',mMt total ,S3 ,a'
hii.wy mc r
WATims AT WACO.
Vaco, Te.. Sept, 23. Heavy tains on tho
tipper Erazo3 brought down a fifteen foot
rNe In the river to-day. At 5 o'clock this
afternoon the river showed signs of a flood,
but at 19 o'clock to-night It Is rising very
clowly and lacks six or eight feet of leaving
JU.sldents of the fiats In East Waco are
moving out to-nleht. fearing thit later
rains reported to-day may cause an over
flow. Cico and adjacent country was visited by
a heavy rain this morning and the Texas
Central lost Its bridge across Deep Creek,
north of Cisco. As a result the south
bound train from Stamford could not get
Tho railroads suffered heavily, bridges
btlr.g wahed away und tracks damaged in
SAYERS GOING TO GALVESTON.
Government Asked to Directly As
sist in Work of Ueorgaiiization.
Galveston. Tex., Sept. 23 Tho Central
It. 1! f Committee ha i annolnted a subcom
mittee to request Governor Sajcrs to come
to Galveston to confer In regard to pressing
mttters. In rt-ponse to the request. Gov
ernor Sajers has telegraphed that he will
leavo Austin for Galveston to-morrow
night. He la asked for assistance in reor
ganizing the iKjlIce, vvaterworkj and elec
itic light force t.
The Transportation Committee has been
advised that the railway lines leading out
of Houston will honor no more requests for
About forty bodies were taken from tho
Theie were many visitors In tho city to
day, among the number fating Paul B.
Mooro of Jefferson Clly, Mo., private s,ecre
tary of Governor Stephens of that citv.
Mr. Mooro was accompanied by Curtis G.
and Joseph L. Stephens of St. Louis, Eons
of Governor Stephens.
TORNADO IN KANSAS.
Three Persons Injured Two
Neodcshi, Kas., Sept. 23. A tornado
passed through Neodeiha this evening at
o'clock, wrecking two dwelling-houses.
three barns, and slightly damaging half a
dozen others. Mrs John Tord was s-erl-uesly
injured, and her little son was. rflglit
ly hurt. The storm came after a steady
raln all day, and Its trend was from south
west to northeast.
SWELLED THE RELIEF FUND.
Collection for Storm Sufferers
Taken Up in Church.
A collection for the benefit of the Gal
veston storm sufferers was taken up yes
terday morning at tho First Church of
Christ. Scientist, In St. Louis, No. 2723 Pine
The amount collected was T250.70. which
waa turned over to the general fund.
Mascoutuli Aids Galvc.ion.
Mascoutah, 1IL, Sept. 23. Tho dance given
la3t night for tho benefit of tho Galvebton
storm sufferers netted $123. Tho dance was
slve-n by the Mascoutah musicians and the
combined band was directed by Gust. J.
Schcve, president of the Mascoutah Bank.
The net proceeds will be turned Into tho
general fund which Is being collected by
the business men of Mascoutah.
YOU'VK GOT TO HELP ME IX.'"
Kill, AYountl and Capture One Uiiu-
1i'im1 Americans in Ten
NATIVES FLEEING TO CITIES.
Agiiinaliio lias Xo Peace Propos
als, liut Is Believed to P-e Pre
paring for Another
Manila, Sept. 23. Tho insurgent demon
rtratloiu last nt.k proved to have been
more extended than was at hrst reported.
From Cagaan and Isabella l'rov Inces and
tho northwestern districts of Luzon come
accounts of Insurgent operations nnd Amer
ican precautionary measures. Merchants
in the l'rov Inco of Albay are getting their
hemp to Manila as rapidly as possible', fear
ing that otherwise It will be burned by the
At Ho Ho thcro was considerable anxiety
lest an uprising should occur; but the In
surgents there are ceasing their activity
and returning In white clothing to the gar-r!-oned
totvns of the district. As a resump
tion of insuigent cpfratlons is eonMdered
quite probable, tho Americans are taking
the necessary steps.
Tho Amtrkan casualties In killed, wound
ed or missing during tho last ten dajs ap
proach 1W, Including SIniloan at tho cat
end of Iiguna e.e Bay. where tho Insurg
ents, after tho engagement, delivered ten
bodies of our dead.
o 'llioiiKlit if hnrrt-tidrr.
Documents captured in Manila nhovv thit
the Ini-ursent activity In this lclnlty was
ordered bj tho Hong-Kong Jujnta.
Senor Bueucamlno has received from
Agulnaldo an anM.r regarding his peace
proposals. Agulnaldo declines to consider
the-m and dtclares that he Is unwilling to
agree to a comproml-e.
Arihbishop Nozalde, with Bishop Hevla
and ten friars, will leave for Sp Un Tuesday.
He coos to render his decennial religious re
port. He sajs ho expects to return here.
During his nbsence th affairs of the arch
diocese will be administered by Mons.
Tho amnesty expired September 21, and
tho conditions that existed previously have
An Insurgent proclamation, slgne-d last
month by Agulnaldo, directing that Ameri
can prisoners l.o set at liberty, that good
treatment bo accorded to captives, and that
$10 be paid to each American surrendering,
has reached Manila. Few prisoners were
released under the proclamation.
Two, who have Just arrived from tho
Calllcs district, report that tho Insurgents
in that locality aro "in better spirits" than
they had dlspliycd at any time rlnco
The Insurgents recently murdered ruth
lessly through roisons In the Lukbaa dis
trict. Stnar is short of rice, but. as the hemp
supply is abundant, the people are shipping
hemp to Bulan Island and smuggling in
ROSEBERY IS BITTER.
Says the Government Is the Weak
est lie Ilecalls.
London, Sept. 23. Lord Rosebery, Issuing
a manifesto In the form of a letter to a Lib
eral candidate, bays:
"In the present situation of the world I
would vote for almost any strong admin
istration. Uut the present Government Is
strong only In votes. In other respects It
Is the weakest Government I can recol
lect." After enumerating the Goverment's "fail
ures at home and abroad." Lord Rosebery
criticises the conduct of the South African
wur, declaring that it ha3 "exposed Eng
land to humiliations unparalleled in our
history since the American war." He de
clares that nothing can be hoped for from
the Government either in the way of
"urgent domestic reforms or the reform of
tho War OUlce.'t
Prince Tuan, Boxer Leader, Has
Been Elevated to a High
Friendly Governor of
Imperial Edict and
BY JOHN F. E S3
SPECIAL III CABLE.
Shanghai. Monday, Sept. 21 (Copj right.
3fW, by tho New York Herald Comiwny.)
Prince Tuan is saiJ by Sheng. tho Chinese
director of Telegraphs, to have been ap
pointed grand secretary to the Emperor.
This constitutes a defiance of Germany's
The Tao-lal of Shanghai, who signed for
tho VI erojs the friendly agreement with
the foreign Consuls, has been removed by
imperial edict, his successor being strongly
anti-forIsn and having urged the Chincsa
Government to repudiate the forcten debt.
An unofficial protest was made by the
United States Consul Goodnovv to tho Vice
roy last n'ght.
Prince Tuan's appointment as grand
secretary to tho Emperor enables him to
control all communications to and from the
throne. His appointment Is a defiance of
Germany's demand for the punishment of
I'rinco Tuan as the head of the Boxers.
The Chinese are greatly excited over the
A.MtrilEil MIA.NGII U ItllpnitT.
Shanghai, Sept. 23 It Is believed in of
ficial circles here that Prince Tuan has be-n
or will bo promoted to membership in the
Grand Council and that the Tao-tal of
Shanghai will be appointed provincial
Judge, with the notorious Boxer, Hang Yl,
as his deputy here.
The foreign officials are understood to be
protesting to the Yang-Ts,e Vicerojs against
LNTEUEST I.V IVASiHI.NGTO.V.
Washington. Sept. 23. Considerable inter
est is shown here In the announcement from
Shanghai that Prince Tuan has been ap
pointed Grand Secretary to tho Emperor,
in defiance of Germany, and that the anti
foreign element Is In control.
No confirmation of the appointment has
been received In Washington, and both at
tho State Department and the Chinese Le
gation there Is a disposition to doubt the
report. Should official confirmation come,
the authorities say that it w!U have an Im
portant bearing upon the attitude of all the
Powers, cs Prince Tuan Is regarded as the
arch-conspirator against the foreigners ia
Minister Wu said that he could hardly
credit the report of Prince Tuait's appoint
ment. "In my Ump," he added, "a Prince of tho
royal blood has not occupied the office of
Grand Secretary. The position is cot now
Important. It is a sinecure. Before the pres
ent dynasty entered into power the grand
secretaryship was a xery Important post,
all cf the communications to the Emperor
passing through the hands of the Incum
Lent. The Privy Council is now tho im
portant body, und I could very well tcllevo
a report that Prince Tuan had been ap
pointed to membership in that body. But I
do not think the report that he has beta
made Grand Secretary 1 true."
Referring to statements that Friucc Chlrg
Is a cousin of the Emperor, tho Chineso
"They are incorrect. Prince Chins is only
a distant relative of the Emperor."
It Is not believed here that the appoint
ment of Prince Tuan as Grand Secretary
woald change this Govcrnment'd purpose to
enter into negotiations, ns It proposes to
make the punishment of responsible au
thors of tho outrages a matter of negotia
tion. At the same time It Is hoped by the
authorities that Prince Tuan has not been
so honored, as his elevation would un
doubtedly complicate matters.
no.i:it m.cci:eis LI HL'.tn CIIAMl.
London, Sept. 21, 3 a. m. Further indica
tions that Prince Tuan has resumed his
former ascendency aro found In thu Shang
hai re-ports of his promotion, and In the
statement from the same quarter that
General Tung Fuh Slang hai been ap
pointed Generalissimo of the Northern
Chinese armies and Prince Chaung, deputy
commander-in-chief of the Boxers, has been
made u grand councilor.
It Is also reported that Loh, former Gov
ernor of Klang-Su Pruvlnce, a Manchu and
bitterly anti-foreign, has been appointed to
succeed LI Hung Chang at Canton.
According to various) accounts of the Pel
Tang affair, the Chineso had anticipated
that the allies would attack in force. The
Britishers and others who left Tlen-Tsln
with the lntmtion of cutting off the retreat
of tho Pel-Tans garrison srrlved too late.
They were only half way to their destina
tion when the forts were captured.
The Tlen-Tsln correspondent of the Stand
ard explains that the Russians refused to
provide trains for this force, but gave tho
Germans and Austrlans ample notice and
Advices to tho Standard from Shanghai
placo the losses of tho allies before Pel
Tung as 200, principally due to the explosion
of mines, one of which, 200 yards lonj, ex
ploded like an earthquake, killing and
wounding largo numbers and literally blow
ing two mounted officers to pieces.
The Standard publishes a belated tele
gram from Tien-Tsui, giving an illustration
of the International difficulties. It appears
that the British at Tcng-Tal guaranteed
safety to the natives If the railway proper
ty were restored. Accordingly, the men re
turned, but a few days later the Russians
arrived and killed them all. Just outside
the British lines.
SAYS WE PLEASED CHINA.
German Press Declaies America
lias Prolonged the Bloodshed.
Berlin, Sept 23. Discussing the answer
of the United States Government to Ger
many's proposal regarding the Chinese set
tlement, the Vossisohe Zeltung sajs to-day:
"America's abandonment of the concert
of the Powers will not have serious con
sequences for their diplomatic negotiations,
but it will render their task more difficult.
Inasmuch as nothing zo Increases Chinese
presumption and Insolence as tin knowl
Shanghai Removed B3 An
a Notorious Follower
edge that lnrmony In t!w rank3 cf their
opponents has been disturbed.
"Tho action of tho United State3 is equiv
alent to an abandonment of the common
Interests of Occidental civilization, and
possibly will lead to a prolongation of
CRITICISES WILSON'S ACT.
American Officer Charged With an
Act of Vandalism.
London. Sept. 21. Doctor Morrison, the
Pekln correspondent of the Times, wirln?
September 13. protests against what ho
calls "an unworthy act of vandalism on
the part of General Wilson's expedition."
mmely, the attempt to destroy the superb
white pagoda In the temple grounds at
Pel-Tal-Chu. Fortunately, says the corre
spondent, tho masonry was too solid. Mr.
"It la said that the orders tent to M.
Pichon (the French Minister) to withdraw,
will bo countermanded.
"Communications aro still deplorably
bad. Many telegrams are never sent at all,
somo being destroyed alter they have been
"General Tung Lu Is returning hero to
assist In the peace negotiations, although
the foreign Ministers havo protested
against his participation."
The Shanghai correspondent of the
Times confirms the statement that the for
eign Ministers in PeIJa ore protesting
against the appointment of Boxer leaders
to high position.".
ROCKHILL SEES MR. CONGER.
Special Commissioner lias Xot Yet
Met Prince Ching.
Ccfrrishi, 3?, by the Aioc!atfa rrtss.
Pekln, Sept. 13, via Taku. Sept 22. Mr.
William Woodvllle Rockhlll, Special Com
missioner of the United States, has already
conferred with Mr. Conger, the United
States Minister, but he has not jet met
r.-ince Ching. It is understood that he will
advise Washington to withdraw tJe Ameri
can troops as speedily as would be safe.
The plan to withdraw the German Le
gation from Pekln has teen temporarily
abandoned, pending the receipt of furthT
Instructions from Berlin.
Tho Russians report a Boxer demonstra
tion against the railway yesterday, and tl"
Germans are discussing an expedition to
Pao-Tlng-I"u. after tho arrival of their main
Ccneral Chaffea will so to Tlen-Tsin soon.
GEORGE D'VYS DEAD.
Last Survivor of the Kane Relief
Worcester. Mass.. Sept. 23. George d'Vys,
the last surviving member of the Govern
ment relief expedition which rescued Doc
tor Kane, the American Arctic explorer, in
1S33. died hers ct r.ooa to-day or pneu
monia, after an iUnw)3 of only four days.
Tor MUsonrl Fair nnd warmer
Monday, Tnesdny partly cloadyi pom-
Ilily showers ami cooler In northern
portion southerly xvlnds, becoming
For Illinois Fair Mondnyi -rrarmrr
In northern portion) Tuesday partly
cloudy, poisibly borrers and cooler
in northern and central portions;
xvinds becomtpa- brink nntheastrrly.
Tor ArLnnsns Generally fair Mon
dny anil Tnesdnyj xtIdiU beronilnic
Criis in Strike Comes Early To-day.
China Defies Foreign Nations.
Storm Damage in Texas Severe.
2. Man With a Largo Check.
Bryan and Jones Differ About Dates,
Trusts In Fear of Election of Bryan.
Would-Bo Pirates Come to Grief.
Mark Hanna Has Lost His Temper.
S. Columbia Eleven Goes to Pieces.
Pittsburg Won From St. Louis.
Entries for To-Day.
Single Scullers Made Good Four.
Feeder for the English Turf.
Tour Years Filled With Many Errors.
Salisbury Asks Public's Support.
Four Boys Are Heroes.
Cost of Imperialism.
C. He Takes His Wife's Family Nam.
Two Zion Elders Coated With Tar.
Klklns Owes J5.0C0 Postage.
Didn't Return the Horse.
6. Republic Want Ads.
7. Kcpublic Want Ads.
Awards Made at County Fair.
Cyclist's Narrow Escape.
American War College.
8. Sermons and Services at tho Churches.
Standard, of Confederacy Owned by aa
aiistaken for a Hayseed.
9. Movement of Grain.
Live Stock Markets.
Stocks Are Affected by Labor and PolI
10. Fifty Years a House of Worship.
Cannot Enforce Pure Butter Law.
Zinc and Lead Report.
Visitors at the Hotel?.
Exposition Posing .Contest,