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AKRON DAILY DEMOCRAT
FAIRand WARMER. &
VOLUME NINE. NUMBER 68
AKRON. OHIO. MONDAY.;EVENING. JULY 9. 1900
PRICE ONE GENT
Cheering Information Received
Officials at Washington.
Imperial Troops Meeting With Great Diffi
culty in Guarding Foreigners.
Chinese Hordes Repulsed by Allied Forces Rus
sians Suffered Heavy Loss.
Will Send 23,000 Men to Assist In Rescue
of Christians at Pekin. "
Washington, July 0.-('Spl.)-Mlnls-tpr
Wu called at the State department
' this morning and gave Secretary Hay
Information concerning the report tlmt
two legatlous at Pekiti wero safe, on
July 3. The Chinese minister reached
the Inforniatlon In a cablegram re
ceived yesterday fioin Shlng, director
of railroads at Shanghai. Siting ps
plnjns that n report froln I'eUIn shows
that two of the lepatlous were safe on
.Inly 3 and that the foreign ministers
wore alive. He added lhat the ammu
nition and food supply of the besieged
foioos was believed to be exhausted.
The following bulletin, a (lanslatlon of
the original cablegram, was made pub
He at the Stale department. "Transla
tion of tho cablegram from His Kv
celency Slug 'tHi'octpr general of ln
peilal telegraph, rtaced Shanghai, July
8. l!)Oo, and received by Minister Wu,
rm tho same day. '(in the .ird day of
Mt - -j- .
July, two legations In PcUlu still stnnd-
lug. all mlulster.s safe. ItcbellloiiH
tioops and riotor.s make many attacks
and suffer many losses. The Imperial
government protecting legations, but
meet with gicat dllliculty In doing so.
Four footl and anitnuuilion Is exhaust
ed.' " The most Imporiant pari of
the dispatch v the assertion that Im
perial troops aie protecting; I he lega
tions. When Minister Wu was shown
the dispatch from Bruce that Prince
Chang with an army at PeUIn, he
sad, that Shlng's eablegiam was a con
tinuation of the news sent by Bruce.
Berlin, July li.-'tSpl.l-OlHeliil ad
vice stale that sceral German Cath
olic and Ainerlcau missionaries at
Shantung had been destroyed. The
niiicH July . iSpl.) A dispatch
fioin Miauuhal siijtt 'be Roval uoops
under Princo Chang have atiacked (hu
rebels at Pekln.
EscapediWith Their Wives.
London, July si.--tSpl.i- The agftul of
the British Poielgn Ulldo society at
Shanghai cabled today that the agents
or thu socMy nl'iien Tsln and MuU
den with their wives lime (led and aio
safe The Mltkdoi dcpnl which Is tho
headquarters of the society for Alan,
chili la has been entire) ik'-liojcd. '
Thero Is Hope.
Washington, July 0.-(Spl.) The do
p.irtmctit of slate him no additional In
foi muiiou this moriilug on tho CIiiucmi
situation The otHclnln are anxiously
waiting for news that the Japanese
I In Hot Weather
ready cooked, orlsp,
delicious and wonderfully
-iio. .nil .-
reinforcements hao sailed for Ohlua,
as It Is hoped that the arrival of tho
new Japanese division of lo.WO will
enable n quick march to Pekln and tho
possible relief of some of the foreign
While It is hoped lhat reports of tlio
massacre of foreigners are untrue and
that they will be able to hold out until
the arrhal of a relief expedition the
officials do not e.pect that any lellef
can reach Pekln in time. It will take
a week at least for tho division of
Japanese tioops to reach Taku and It
Is thought unlikely that the legations
can withstand the assaults of tho Box
ers that loug. The navy department
lias received several dispatches from
China but has mado but one of them
public. It relates to the Oregon, anil
says: , . ...
"Ghefoo, July 8, Oregon starts Kurp
docU' about 'JOlh,.-l'-'thf.'tlopif weather
"Kad.n'Aliwoll on bollnl.,',,
London, July P. (.Spl.) A dispatch
to The Central News from Tien Tsln
daod July 2, via Chefoo, July -I, ic-,
port- finlher heavy lighting at Tien
Tsln. The allied forces made a recon
noisse In force on July.l. They were
vigorously n'tlacked by thu Chinese
Horn tin en diffeieul diiciilous and for
a time a detachment of Russians while
. t Vt(Nl .vf,f"' T '
Declares h?-ivl catch jouugflteis who "go Mvlmmln" nt tiny uthjpr tWdm'lug the day than between
lines or spears.
holding a luidgo to tlio eastward, was
in it desperate position The great
strength of the Chinese surprised ev
erybody. Tlip Chinese attacked 'lion
Tsln but nfter several hours lighting
wore driven olT. lu tho ouily light Hip
Russians Buffeted seveiely, mostly In
Tlio Chinese began the nttnek nt -1 n,
in. Willi 12 guns. Their lire was hcuuv
til and destructive. Tlip alllos replied'
willi guns fioiu tlio British cruiser
A force of 1,0(10 foreign troops latin
marciipd on to attack tlio Chinese tin
tier cou'i' of naval ami Held military.
By 1 p. m. the Chinese woie cutijpeltad
to i elite.
London, July 0. (Spl.) A dispatch to,
a news agency from Yokohama, says
the Japanese government has finally
decided to Jncrense its force In .China
to 2;,000 men and ri.Ooo horses.
Must Wait Two Weeks.
London, July l).-(Spl.) Tho latest
Information concerning the situation
at iieu Tsln Is convened In a dispatch
from Chefoo of yesterday's date priut
cd hero this afternoon. It says:
"The allies nre hard pressed. Their
communications with theTnkau except
by water arc practically cut off. Tie
besiegers number 8.0(H). Tho women
and non-combattants canuot bo sent
out of the place ynless they bo massa
cred while trying to roach the coast.
"Cen. Mali, with, 10,000 Chinese,
troops, has rroccupled tho arsenal,
They have heavy artillery and m-o
bombarding the position of the interna-
Tho Chlneso aro throwing up forti
fications In every city. Tho Russians
bombarded that portion of the city
on July 3. The bombardment was un-
I successful. This ehluesc artillery hi
tlio recent close Investment concen
trated their Hie so at, to destroy the
railroad and the rolling slock. They
fired about 500 shells and they wrenk
ed Hie rolling stock nud the road com-'
plolely. There Is no hope of getting a
column ready to advance on Pekln for
nt least two weeks. Experts say that
such an advance can scarcely be at
tempted, before September. Tho Rus
siaus have lauded 8,000 men at Taku.
Tho foielgn settlement Is at the mercy
of two Chinese forts equipped with
Krupp guns. Theso forts command
Ivvo sides of tho city.
Will Sorve In China.
Paris, July .-(Spl.) It Is reported
that Major Hlchand of, KiiNlioda fame,
will servo with the French troops un
der Con. Dodds In Chlna
Grounds for Hope.
London, July . (Sph) A dWpatoh
to the Admiralty from Hear Admiral
Bruce nt Tnku says there nr grounds
for hoping lhat Pi lute Chhig with an
army is ut Pekln protecting the le
gations against Prliicb Titan's uruiy
mid the Bo.ers. Tho telegram Is dated
Will Remain East.
Washington, frJuly I) -(Spl j-After
the Oregon Is repaired the navy de
partment proposes to retain her In Jap
anese wateravailablofor servlceln Chi
na should the International situation re
quire her presence. Tliey say. however
that they do not propose, agaiu to risk
ths Miluablo ship by sending her Into
tho fiulf of Pechlll without need for
such action and they maj select some
Intended For China.
Chicago, July 0.- tSpl.)-Cenoral
Wheeler has rcceled oiTlers to recruit
the battalion of the Fifth Infantry now
stationed at Fort Sheridan to Its llm-
it of strength and equip for tropical
service. Marching orders aro expected
soon. fJeneral Wheejer said he be
lieved the troops weic intended for
China. . .
Had Little Fear
Gnlesburg, 111., 'July 0.-(Spl.) Rel
atives of Minister Conger have receiv
ed a, letjer from Mrs. Conger in which'
she says; "Of courso jou seo much
about the Boxers in the home papers.
Vhl'e there, teems tjwhamiiehjinrest
among tliiH class of people, we do not
fear danger coming to us. What the
outcome will be we cannot even guess,
but wt hope for tho best, nnd believe
that nono of tho legations will be mo
lested. Mr. Conger thinks nnd many
of the foreign ministers believe that
the worst trouble Is over."
John (.'. Ftowlantl, Akron U
Inrth'a M. .Miller, Akron 37
Groom's occupation, laborer.
f t 7
- nuiPP HARRISON IN DEEP WATER.
Accused of Murder.
Beginning of Trial In
Against Alleged Assassins
of Gov. Goebel.
Sheriffs Have Refused to Serve
Henry E. Youlsey Will be First to
Face the Jury.
Louisville, Ky., July O.-Tho til.il of
six men accused of the murder of
Gov. Goebel was begun toda.v iu the
criminal branch of tho county court at
Georgetown. Friends of both sections
have arrived here from different sec
tions of the stale, and (ho authorities
aro somewhat apprehensive of trouble.
The police force In the vicinity of the
court house has been reinforced. Fu
ller the criminal code, on a charge of
venue, tho defendant is at a. disadvan
tage as to objection as to jurors and
it Is probable the jury to try the first
case will be promptly empanelled. The
prosecution have been considerable
embnrrabsed by reason of the fact
that sheriffs iu eastprn Kentucky have
returned many aubpocnaes for wit
nesses, failing to sprvo them aud mak
ing returns that tl)cso parties cannot
Judge Cantroll may make n rule for
contempt against some of the sheriffs.
Tha prisoners will all be brought Into
court today and arraigned. It is be
lieved that tlio ease of Henry K. Yout
sey, who was stenographer for Gover
nor Taylor, while he held onice, will
probably be. the first of the accused to
face the jury. The prosecutlou hopes
to prove that It was Yontsey who llred
the shot that killed Goebel and that
he was assisted by Caleb and John
of $ and S P,W men If he has
A i '
0( Long Standing Will bo Righted by
Wllkeibnrre, Pa., July 0.-(Kp1.)-N'carly
two hundred delegates repre
senting 1(1,000 union miners of Lu
zerne, Lackawanna, Schuylkill and
Carbon counties met in convention at
Plttston this morning and will bold a
two days' session. They say they will
try to right several long standing
grievances. The organization In these
four counties has been so perfected In
tho Inst year that the union now feels
strong enough to usseit Itself.
Will Again be Enforced
Claimed That Street Railway Officials
Have Broken Agreement.
St, Louis, Mo., July . (Spl.; All
signs today point to a renewal of the
great street enr strike and a reinforce
ment of the boycotte on the grounds
that the lallway otti'elals have biokcn
the letter and spirit of the arrange
ments of i;cttlciucut. A meeting of the
executive board of Stieet Car Men's
union, held behind closed doors j osier
day afternoon it was charged that the
management has hired outsiders In
stead of reinstating strikers nnd a
icason was given to renew the strike
nnd rcimpose the boycotte, subject to
approval of a mass-met ing of all em
ployes called for this morning. At a
subsequent session of the Trades nud
Labor Council resolutions were adopt
ed reimposing the boycotte, contingent
upon the action of the muss-meeting
of striking emplo.ves today.
George W. BaunihotT, manager of ho
Transit company denies, that, they
have iu any wie, violated the strike
Xow Haven, Conn., July 0. (Spl.)
The longest penally ever Imposed on
a woman in Connecticut, for drunk
enness, was the sentence of 4120 days In
jail which Judge Lena of the Morhlen,
Connecticut Police court announced
in Hie case of Fannie McOoveru, Sat
gill nets, bobbers, hook apd
Flynn's Damage Case
By Paying Him $220
and Court Costs.
Reduced Verdict Given
to R. H. Duncan.
Two Divorce Actions Dismissed
Motion to Set Aside a Sale
Court House News.
A number of cases were disposed of.
by Judge J. A. Kohler Monday morn
ing. The $5,000 damage case of Thomas
Flynn against the Erie Railroad com
pany was settled by the defendant.
Flynu receives $220 and thp company
pays the cost. It was claimed that ha
was trespassing at the time he was
The court notified interested parties
that he would grant the motion for
a new trial In the case of Kobett F.
Means vs. It. II. Duncan, unless the
plaintiff agieed to accept $M1.0S in
full settlement of his judgment of
?28.fHi. The attorneys for the plain
tiff did not state what they would do.
County Clerk Hershey has been or
dered to pay Haley & Martin, ?101.oO
out of the fund he has In his possession
as receiver to collect Judgmeut.agalnst
the stockholders of the Akron Street
Itnilway & Illuminating company.
The linn appeared as the counsel for
Ilobert Itichnrd in his damage action.
Motions for new triels were over
ruled in the cases of Laura Heim.
baugli vs. City; and Seymour S. Fow
ler vs. Akron Machine company.
Divorces were grautted to the plain
tiffs In the cases of Canlo B. vs. Darid
S. Lowe and Louise Small vs. William
Divorce cases dismissed were Anna
A. Wood vs. Fred K. Wooti, ant! Elijah
Richards vs. Rose B. Richards.
The action brought by H. S. Dlller
vs. D. II. McBride has been dismissed
by the plaintiff.
The Second National bank has been
given n default judgment against 11.
T. Dobsou in the sum of ?."42.26.
DID XOT PAY.'
Hugh M. Royston has filed an an
swer to tho petition of Anna L.
Krfeghbaum. She alleges that he was
Indebted on a note for $100 given to
II. F. Ivreighbauni. He alleges tlmt
the nolo was given to Ktclghbauui lu
consideration of his having Invested
money to promote the manufacture
and sale of a patent thill. It was un
derstood that the note was to be paid
out of the profits. As there wore no
profits Royston claims he Is not liable.
Ford Schumacher and George W,
Crouso have filed an answer to tha
petition of William Buchtel. They aro
the bondsmen for A. B. Tinker, execu.
tor of tho will of .Tohu It. Buchtel.
They allege that tho plaintiff ' maker:
claims that he knows aro not true.
In the foreclosure case of the Homo
Building & Loan Association vs. M.
Auna Wolf, a motion has been filed to
set aside tho recent sale of a uumbee
of lots. It Is alleged that the puichau. ,
er has failed to pay tho money for tho
property. Tho Court Issued an order
to tho effect that If the money la not
paid on or before July 17, tho bula
Is set aside.
Tho Slid annual reunion of the 2(lth
O. V. V. I. Association will be. held
al the homo of Mr, and Mts. Overboil,
Wadsworth, August S, II nud 0, MOO,
Meals served at or near the grounds,
for 25 ccuts.
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