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INDIANAPOLIS, TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 12, 1U00.
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1 IvlU-L O LluiMo. J TRAINS AND SUNDAYS, t CENTS.
DUE IN PEKING
INTERNATIONAL TROOI'S II AVK
PROBABLY REACHED THE CITY.
Nearly 2.0(H) from the Warships at
Taku Were Cxpected to Enter
the Chinese Capital To-Day,
CONDITIONS ' STILL GRAVE
THE LEGATIONS MENACED II V IIOS
TILE CROWDS OF NATIVES.
An' American Mission and the For
eigner. Clnb Burned, and a
Belgian Ofllrlal Assaulted.
AIL THE POWERS IN HARMONY
ENGLAND AND RUSSIA TO LEAD A
WARLIKE DE 31 ON ST RATION.
Arrangement by Which the FIns of
All Nations Will Re Hoisted In
Case a Rattle In Necessary.
1I0RE MARINES FOR KEMPFF
ORDERED TO PROCEED FROM MA
NILA WITHOUT DELAY. '
The Admiral Not Hampered with In
trnetlons Proposition from the
Chinese Emperor's Friend.
LONDON", June 12, 3 a. m. The last
message out of Peking to reach London left
there yesterday morning at 11 o'clock going
by way of the Russian telegraph through
Manchuria, the Tien-Tsln line being cut. It
"General Tung, a Mohammedan, extreme
3 ly hostile to foreigners, arrived here this
morning and had a long audience with
Frlnce Tuan, father of the heir apparent,
who Is seemingly friendly to the Boxers.
Prince Tuan has been appointed chief of
the Foreign Office over Prince Chlng. who
Is more friendly toward the foreigners.
This dispatch of more marines was In
response to a telegram from the ministers
to the consuls at Tein-Tsln for additional
. troops. Conveyances have left Peking to
meet the troops coming by the first train.
. 'The arrival of the Empress dowager has
rendered the city somewhat more quiet
than It had been recently. The Protestants
have erected a barracks before the building
in which they have taken refuge and they
have a m?!l guard. The Catholics are
concentrated north of the cathedral under
the protection of a French guard of
twenty-flve men, who will hold out to the
end. I am convinced that Peking, . espe
cially the Tartar city, is safe.
-At Tien-Tsln, the Viceroy finally con
sented to furnish transport for a relief force
of 400 under an American commander. The
partial restoration of the railway la ex
pected to be effected by to-morrow. More
massacres of Christians are reported."
Shanghai under yesterday's date reports
that there has been street fighting In
Peking since early Sunday afternoon. The
Russians are making large purchases of
canned provisions at Shanghai and every
thing points to an outbreak of hostilities.
All British missionaries will probably be
ordered to return quickly to treaty ports.
The Shanghai correspondent of tho Dally
Telegraph In a dispatch dated yesterday at
1:40 p. m., says: "Reports from the Un-Nan-Fu
district say that the French min
ister has telegraphed that a crisis is im
minent and that he Is advising all for
eigners to evacuate Yun-Nan."
PEKING GROWING TURBULENT.
All the telegrams indicate that the situa
tion has not In the least improved. On the
contrary the disorder has spread from the
neighborhood of Peking to the capital it
pelf, which is growing turbulent in anti
foreign demonstrations. In addition to the
burning of the Pek'cg Club, the secretary
of the Belgian legation has been roughly
handled in the streets. Hostile crowds con
tinue to demonstrate against the legations.
Two thousand International troops are ap
proaching the city and the advance guard
is due to arrive to-day (Tuesday).
The United States according to dispatches
from Copenhagen, have given "hearty ad
hesion" to the scheme for a European
demonstration. The Russian minister in
Peking, who also acts as the envoy of
Denmark, is credited with having sent a
dispatch to the Danish Foreign Office to
the effect that a demonstration has been
planned, under the leadership of England
and Russia, In which all the great powers
and several of the smaller will take part.
The latter are not called on to send troops
as there are enough on the spot; but they
are to be asked ?o delegate the right to
hoist their flags tc the great powers in or
der that a demonstration may be made or
a battle fought under the flag of all
Europe. Japan and the United States have
been informed and agree to the arrange
ment. A dispatch from Tien-Tsln. says: "The
captain in charge of the British defenses
here, commandeered a third special train
on Sunday and a fourth yesterday or Mon
day for the transport of 313 Russians and
two guns and sixty-two French marines,
with stores and one gun for the British.
Tho lnternatlouaf forces arc near Lang
Fong, forty miles from Peking, but it is
, doubtful if they reach the capital before
A special dispatch from Shanghai, dated
yesterday, says: "All tho naval forces, ex
cept the Russians, are acting under the or
ders of the British admiral. It is reported
that the head of a foreigner has been seen
exposed on a pole northwest of Tien-Tsln.
The Chinese are fleeing from Peking and
Tlen-Tein to Shanghai. There are ominous
indications "of outbreaks In the Yang-Tse
district. AH class-s of natives in the north
display intense hostility toward foreigners;
and the Chinese foldier? point their guns
ftt foreigners as they pass."
tpecial dijpatch from Tien-Tsln says:
"It is reported that the dowager Empress
has fll to the Russian legation at Peking."
This rumor has not been confirmed.
The Shanghai correspondent of the Times
say: "Shcng, director .of railway?, re
maining here in spite of an urgent sum
mons to go to the scene of disturbances.
Ijocal officials consider the return of Li
Hung Chang to Chl-Ll probable, the Teln
Tsln viceroy, Yu Lu having resigned.
SHE THROWS OFF HER MASK.
The Empress Dovrasrer Shows that She
Is Strongly Anti-Foreign.
LONDON, June 11-The Peking corre
spondent of the Times, telegraphing yes
terday, says: "Changes have been made in
tho Tsung Li Yamen. One Chinese has
been retired, and four Manchus, rigidly
conservative, have been appointed. Prince
Chlng. the only member with a knowledge
of foreign affairs, has been superseded by
Prince Tuad, a powerful supporter of the
The Times, commenting upon the reor
ganization of the Tsung Ll Yamen, con
siders Its significance unmistakable, and
pa3's: "It means that the Empress dow
ager has finally thrown off the mask, and
has resolved to stake everything on her
anti-foreign policy. Prince Tuan Is a crea
ture of the Empress, who is known to be
one of the chief patrons of the Boxers and
a representative of the most reactionary
party in China. That she la a determined
and headstrong woman is not to be dis
puted. She has so far enjoyed Immunity,
which has encouraged those qualities; and,
combined with the Ignorance of the forces
she is defying and with the malign influ
ence of her entourage of eunuchs and par
asites, as well as place hunters, her will
fulness has Induced her to offer a direct
challenge to the foreign powers. The chal
lenge Is one which they cannot decline to
take up. They must act, and act together,
as, Indeed, they are doing. If the Empress
is to have her way the position of no for
eigner in China will be worth a month's
purchase, and Western civilization will dis
appear from the country altogether."
A dispatch from Tien-Tsln, dated last
night, nays: "An American officer, who
has just arrived from the front for provi
sions, reports that the forces are repairing
the track between Lofa and Larg-Fang.
He caught a Boxer last evening who was
attempting to set fire to a bridge, and he
saw several corpses, evidently the bodies
of men killed by the troops of General
NIeh. The fifth train left at 5 p. m. to
day, with provisions. Great anxiety is felt
here respecting tho fate of the foreigners
In Peking. The troops cannot reach the
capital before Tuesday night, -and the fear
Is that an attack will be made before then.
It is reliably asserted that the Russians
will land over 1,700 men, with artillery, to
night, provided they can get transport over
the Taku bay."
Russia is apparently preparing to deal
with the crisis. Judging from a dispatch
from St. Petersburg, which follows: "As
a result of an understanding between the
Russian government and the other powers,
a dispatch has been sent to Port Arthur or
dering that 6,000 men of the Russian garri
son there shall be held in immediate readi
ness to leave for Tien-Tsln whenever the
Russian minister at Peking asks for their
assistance, or circumstances require their
The Associated Press J. officially, in
formed that Great Britain is no party to
any such understanding, rior has she been
consulted as to the advisability of landing
a .large number of Russian troops. The
Foreign" Office officials here frankly ex
press the belief that no such instructions
as those referred to in the dispatch from
St. Petersburg have been sent to the Rus
sian minister at Peking.
According to a dispatch from Shanghai,
dated to-day, 4.0U0 Russians, with twenty
guns have already been landed at Tien
Tsln and are marching in the direction of
Peking. Shanghai rumors, however, must
be accepted with caution.
The London Missionary Society received
a dispatch from Tien-Tsin, yesterday, say
ing all the society's missionaries in north
ern China are safe, but those stationed
west of the city of Peking have been
obliged to seek refuge at the British lega
tion. A dispatch from Peking, dated Sunday,
June 4, says: "A body of forty Boxers
armed with knives ha looted and burned
the Peking Club, race track and grand
stand buildings. Another edict Issued this
morning orders the military governor to
patrol the streets with cavalry and infan
try. Nevertheless in the neighborhood of
the legation the street continues thronged
with the roughest kind of u mob ready to
break out at the slightest provocation.
United States Minister Conger has sent
twenty marines and the British minister,
Sir Claude R. MacDonald. twelve marine
to guard the Methodist mission compound,
where members of all denominations of
Protestants had gathered. The Roman
Catholics assembled in the North Ca
thedral, West Peking, have a small guard
of French marines, but the converts have
been well armed by Bishop Favler and will
desperately resist attack. Business is
practically at a standstill. Constantly in
creasing streams of Boxers parade the
streets at their pleasure, much to the
alarm of the merchants, " although, thus
far, there has been no looting of native
FROM KEMPFF AND CONGER.
Dispatches Received by the Navy and
WASHINGTON. June ll.-The following
dispatch has been received at the Navy
Department from Admiral Kempff: "Forces
landed by different nations. Opening com
munications to Peking. Americans Joined."
Admiral Kempff also reports the arrival of
the Monacacy at Taku.
Later 4n the day the Navy Department
received the following cablegram from
Admiral Kempff: "In case all communica
tion with Peking is cut. not able to go
alone; if other nations go will join to re
lieve Americans, pending Instructions, sit
uation serious. Battalion of marines from
Manila has been urgently requested. An
swer." Ou receipt of the above Secretary Long
rent the following cablegram to Admiral
Remey at Manila: "Send b Solace im
mediately with all dispatch to Kempff 100
marines, arranging. If practicable, that
after landing the Solace should continue
homeward voyage as previously ordered."
Minister Conger was heard from again
thl3 morning. It is fortunate that, although
direct telegraphic communication between
the foreign forces at Taku and Tien-Tsln
and the foreign embassies and legations at
Teklng is interrupted through the cutting
of the telegraph wires, there yet remains
a channel open between the diplomats at
Peking and their home governments via
overland wire to Shanghai and then by
cable. It also is possible through this
roundabout way for a connection to be
maintained between the foreign diplomats
and their naval commanders at Taku.
tCON'IN UED ON SECOND PAOH
REPUBLICANS BEGIN ANTE-CONVENTION'
WORK AT PHILADELPHIA.
Subcommittee of the National Com
mltlee Confers and Disposes of
HANNA DUE ON WEDNESDAY
WHEN" THE FULL COMMITTEE WILL
CONSIDER THE 31 ANY CONTESTS.
Preparations Made by' Philadelphia
for Looking After the Wants f
of the Delegates.
DEMOCRATS BOOMING . DEWEY
OHIOANS FAVOR HIS NOMINATION AS
BRYAN'S RUNNING MATE.
Think J. R. McLean Wonld lie Pleased
and Open His "Dari"- Igna
tius Donnelly's Acceptance.
PHILADELPHIA. June 11. The sub
committee of the Republican national com
mittee to-day started the' convention ball
rolling, and from now until the national
convention shall have concluded Its labors
the party leaders will be full of activity.
The subcommittee had its first meeting at
noon In the headquarters of the general
committee at the Hotel Walton. Those
present were: Joseph II. Manley, of Maine,
chairman; Henry C. Payne, of Wisconsin;
Senator Nathan B. Scott, of West Virginia;
Senator John Kean, of New Jersey, and
Col. Charles Dick, of Ohio. The absent
members were Senator Ilanna and Richard
C. Kerens, of Missouri.
The committee, which was in session the
better part of two hours, considered the
business before it in secret. Matters of
only a routine nature were discussed. Ser-geant-at-arms
Wiswell made a' report of
the work already done by him in connec
tion with the convention hall. Colonel Wls
well's appointments of convention em
ployes, as far as made, were also a; proved,
as was also the assignment of press seats
made by the press committee, which Is
composed of one representative of each
Philadelphia paper and the Associated
Press. The committee then .took up the
matter of arranging for the meeting of the
full national committee at noon on Wednes
day. This meeting will be highly impor
tant, as the national committee will then
take up the contests from the various
States. There are more than thirty of
these, and-It' is-not-Known how lung it
will take the committee to decide them.
Chairman Ilanna will arrive here on
Wednesday morning, and other committee
men are expected by that time.
The first arrival from the East to-day,
outside of National Committeeman Man
ley, was Henry E. Tiepke, of Rhode Island,
and he came as proxy for Gen. Charles B.
Brayton. chairman of the Rhode Island
The citizens' reception committee, of
which Mayor Charles F. Warwick Is the
chairman, held a meeting to-day, at which
close upon 200 citizens were present. This
committee has adopted a plan of having
subcommittees look after the wants of ev
ery state and territorial delegation, and
Chairman Warwick to-day announced these
committees, which number over fifty.
IGNATIUS DONNELLY ACCEPTS.
Ills Letter a Jeremiad on the Finan
cial Condition of the Conntry.
HASTINGS, Minn., June IL Ignatius
Donnelly has formally accepted the nomi
nation of the "middle-road" People's party
for Vice President. In his letter of accept
ance he indorses every word of the Cin
cinnati platform. Here are extracts from
"Money is a necessity of civilization.
Without It the productions of the people
cannot be exchanged. Without it all trades
and commerce must end. If it is furnished
in insufficient quantities its purchasing
power Increases and the prices of labor,
and all commodities produced by labor,
correspondingly fall. The rich, therefore,
become richer and the poor poorer.
"To supply the people with money is the
supreme function of government; for the
only end of government is the prosperity
and happiness of the governed.
"When the Issue of the money of the
nation is left In the hands of private cor
porations, whose interest it is to make It
scarce, and, therefore, dear; not a dollar
of it can come to the people across their
counters until some one borrows it and
pays Interest on it. .
"The country Is then in a horrible condi
tion. It is as if we were charged for the
air we breathe. It is as if our army, con
trolled by private corporations, refused to
resist the Invaders of our country until
every citizen came forward and paid them
a private bonus for defending his home.
"It Is a crime to compel eighty millions
of free people to depend Tor the first es
sential of human society upon a few thou
sand bankers, who make the people pay
heavily for doing for them what the people
are abundantly able to do for themselves.
The bankers' note Is irredeemable in green
backs. Why not, then, destroy the bank
notes and issue the superior paper the
"The world is to-day trying to solve the
problem, shall wealth or manhood rule hu
manity? "Slavery was destroyed by a parts, every
member of which was opposed to slavery.
"Plutocracy will never be overthrown by
the Democratic party, with Its head in
Wall street and its tail in the Mississippi
"We must have a party dreadfully in
earnest and in which there Is not a single
plutocrat. If ten horses are hitched to the
front of a cart, and ten horses, equally
strong, are fastened to the tall end, will
not the cart stand still?
"Regret it as we may, plutocracy is as
much of a sectional question to-day as
slavery in 1S55. It is the battle of the money-lending
region against the money-borrowing
region: the section where the dol
lar Is bigger than the man against the sec
tion where the man is infinitely bigger than
the dollar. It is Threadneedle street against
the spirit of 1775. Its roots reach down to
the issue of monarchy versus republic: nay,
they go even deeper. It is the forward
movement of God for the blessings of His
children, against the troglodyte in his cav
ern, cracking the leg-bones of his victim,
to extract the marrow- for his cannibalistic
"The famines, the suffering, the strikes,
the poverty, the wretchedness, the suicides
of the multitude, are all cannibalistic; but
the banqueters are better dressed than
their predecessors of the caverns. They do
not beat their victims' brains out with
c!ubs they crush them with laws and com
binations, or petrify them with false state
ments and false arguments.
"This Is a new country, based on new
Ideas the sovereignty of the common peo
ple. Europe furnished us with our settlers
and now it is overwhelming us with its
ideas. Aristocracy to-day rules the greater
part of Europe and America.
"Our government is a republic, and yet
our rulers have stood silently by while a
monarchy has trampled the life out of two
of our fellow-republics in South Africa.
"Give the People's party power and we
will put a stop to this etate of things. War
is evil, but national degradation Is a great
"Better the eagle on the mountain top.
'nigh famished In the fellowship of
storms,' than the beastly reptile in the
swamp, bloated with filth and sleeping
away its wretched existence."
FOR BHYAX AND DEWEY.
Ohio Democrats "Want to Tap John It.
COLUMBUS, O., June 11. The Demo
cratic state convention here this week fol
lows the reception to Admiral Dewey of
last week. It was at one time proposed to
have Admiral Dewey here during the' con
vention, or rather, to hold the convention
last week while he was here, but some of
the subscribers to the Dewey celebration
fund objected and the plan was abandoned.
The Dewey decorations, exterior and Inter
ior, however, still remain all over the city.
The hotels have large portraits of Dewey
displayed, and none of the Democratic
heroes, except Bryan. The Democratic
hustlers point to the portraits of the hero
of Manila as the man for the second place
on the national ticket, and there is very
much talk about Bryan and Dewey being
nominated at Kansas City on the same
During the agitation for Bryan and
Dewey as the coming men for the national
ticket, there is one man wanted here above
all others at this time and that man Is
John R. McLean, the last Democratic can
didate for Governor and the acknowledged
leader of the Ohio Democracy. But all
telegraphic calls for McLean fail to get a
favorable response. He has announced that
he must sail for Europe with his family
next Saturday from New York and he can
not attend the convention In Columbus this
week and get ready for his foreign en
gagements, and that he cannot return in
time to attend the national convention in
Kansas City three weeks hence. He would
be placed at the head of the Ohio delega
tion to Kansas City if he would give a
single word of consent, but he declines
absolutely. As he is a brother-in-law of
Admiral Dewey his friends say that he does
not want to appear In the role of family
preferences, but they insist that if Admiral
Dewey is put on the ticket with Bryan,
without his personal efforts, that he will
return from Europe at once and devote
himself exclusively to the campaign In the
interest of Bryan and Dewey. The friends
of McLean go further and say that he will
make a. strong effort to carry McKlnley's
Stale with this ticket.
There is a movement to have the Demo
cratic national headquarters located In Co
lumbus, with a view to "giving Chairman
Ilanna all he wants to look after at home,"
but wrhether or not this succeeds, it is
claimed that Bryan as well as Dewey
would be taken all over Ohio in special
trains, and the significant feature of the
talk is that the delegates claim they could
carry their Ohio State ticket with Bryan
and Dewey and elect a majority of the con
gressmen. All who are agitating Bryan and
'Dewey as the ticket think there is no doubt
about the admiral accepting. There is a
diversity of opinion as to whether this con
vention should take the Initial step in In
dorsing, De we'.s weil. as Bryan for the
Bryan and Ills Manager to Confer.
CHICAGO. June 11. Senator James K.
Jones, chairman of the Democratic
national committee, arrived in Chicago to
day and will be here several days, look
ing over the coming work of the presiden
tial campaign. On Wednesday William J.
Bryan will meet Senator Jones here for a
final conference before the Kansas City
convention. "There Is absolutely no truth
In the report that, I will endeavor to pur
suade Mr. Bryan to consent to the drop
ping of the 16-to-l plank in the platform
this year. There will be no abandonment
of any issue of the Chicago platform."
Senator T. C. Piatt Will Not Benign.
NEW YORK, June 11. Senator Piatt's
friends having announced that he would
not be a candidate for cre-electlon In 1903, a.
rumor gained wide circulation that he
would resign his seat before that time.
Senator Piatt said to-day: "If I live I will
serve out my time as senator. But after
1D03 I shall probably retire from public life
and from active participation in politics."
The Montana Democratic Feud.
BUTTE, Mont., June 11. In Silver Bow
county the old Democratic feud resulted to
day In a split between the Daly and Clark
people and two county conventions, each
of which will send delegates to the state
TWO BRAVE INDIÄNIANS.
Messrs. Taylor and 3Ioores In Ken
tucky ArKutni? Boundary Case.
FRANKFORT, Ky., June 11. Attorney
General Taylor and Assistant Attorney
General Moores, of Indiana, are here to
argue the Ohio river boundary case which
is pending in the Court of Appeals. The
court recently rendered a decision holding
that Kentucky jurisdiction extends to the
low water mark on the Indiana side. The
Indiana State authorities asked a. rehear
ing and reargument, which was granted.
The case will likely be fought out through
the Supreme Court as whichever State
loses it will appeal.
DRANK CARBOLIC ACID.
Suicide of J. D. AVeber, Once a
Wealthy Business Man.
CHICAGO, June ll.-John D. Weber, at
one time one of the most prominent and
wealthy business men In Chicago, com
mitted suicide to-day by drinking carbolic
acid. Weber lost most of his fortune in
the great fire of 1S71 and the financial panic
of 1S73. Recently he had become deaf and
almost blind and this made him despond
ent. He leaves a married daughter In St.
Louis, and another in Washington. He
was seventy-eight years old.
SHERIFF SUTER IS BUSY.
3Iay Not Come After Ex-Governor Tay
lor for Several Days.
FRANKFORT. Ky., June ll.-Sheriff
Suter held a conference with Common
wealth's Attorney Franklin to-day and
afterward said that a requisition for the
extradition of W. S. Taylor will be asked,
but that he will be too busy to go to In
dianapolis with the requisition for several
days. Attorney General Taylor, of Indiana,
who Is here, does not believe Governor
, Mount will honor the requisition.
ST. LOUIS CALM
QUIET DAY FOLLOWS THE BLOODY
RIOT OF SUNDAY NIGHT.
Action of Sheriff's Posse Upheld by
Leading: Citizens, but Ren-ret Ex- .
pressed at Killing: of Strikers.
LABOR LEADERS WRATHFUL
WORK OF THE DEPUTIES DE
NOUNCED AS WANTON MURDER.
Proclamation by the Mayor Warn Ins
People Not to Gather in Gronps
or Create Excitement.
COST OF THE STRIKE TO DATE
EFFORT BY GOVERNOR STEPHEN'S
TO EXCULPATE HIMSELF.
Mayor of St. Louis Blamed for N'ot
Promptly Suppressing the Dis
order No Militia Yet.
ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 11. The Sunday
scenes of disorder and bloodshed were fol
lowed to-day by comparative quiet through
out the city. Last night's riot was the all
absorbing topic, especially among the police
force and the officers and men of tho
sheriff's posse comitatus. They discussed
it in all Its bearings, the unanimous opin
ion being expressed that the posse men
had done their full duty and no more. All,
however, expressed regret that human lives
had been sacrificed in the affair. The
strikers and their sympathizers, naturally,
viewed the occurrence in a light diamet
rically opposite to that of the sheriffs
posse, the officials of the former making
the claim that the men were shot down
in cold blood.
General Manager Baumhoff, of the
Transit company,- this afternoon announced
that cars would be operated until midnight
to-night on the following lines: Laclede
avenue, Market street, Olive street, Wash
ington avenue, Compton Heights and Park
avenue. The vigilance of the police de
partment was not 'relaxed in the least as
compared with the preceding days of the
strike. If anything their efforts were re
doubled in maintaining peace and order, as
in some quarters it was feared the lawless
element of the community might possibly
take measures to even up yesterday's
score, when three striking employes were
killed and nine persons injured by the
posse.. In the. same degree the two regi
ments of the posse comitatus were on t'nelr
In answer to a letter directed by Chief
of 4 Police Campbell this evening to "Mayor
Zlegenheln, the following proclamation
was Issued by the latter;
"Whereas, during the pendency of the
present railway strike and the crisis
through which the city is now passing, it
is of the utmost public importance that
all excitement be suppressed, and that no
acts of any kind be done which may tend
to produce or create excitement in public
places, such as the assembling of crowds
or groups of persons upon the streets, the
discussion of the situation in boisterous
language or the discharge of firearms or
"jLherefore, I, the undersigned, mayor of
the city of St. Louis, by virtue of the
power and authority In me vested by law.
do hereby proclaim and direct that all
persons In the city of St. Louis refrain
from gathering in numbers on the public
streets or in public places; that all per
sons, particularly women and children, re
main indoors as much as possible until
the present situation is relieved; that jeer
ing or abusive language, or language cal
culated to provoke a breach of the peace
be not indulged In. All persons are espe
cially warned against the discharge within
the city limits of firearms of any kind
or description, and against the firing and
exploding of bombs, torpedoes, fire crack
ers or any species of fireworks. All minors
are warned to keep within doors during the
next three days, and parents are notified
that all minors found out of doors between
one hour after sunset and one hour before
sunrise are subject to arrest and imprison
ment under the provisions of Section 2139
of the Revised Statutes of Missouri of 1890."
President Harry B. Hawes, of the police
board, said to-night that the mayor's proc
lamation would be rigidly enforced.
At a mass meeting of strikers and sym
pathizers at the West End Coliseum to
night the action of the posse In shooting
the. strikers in Sunday night's ritt was
denounced. A committee of ten was ap
pointed to prosecute the men who did the
Governor Stephens Trjrlntz to Throw
Blaine on Mayor of St. Louis.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.. June ll.-Gov.
Stephens to-day gave out the following
statementVvhlch he had written to the New
York World regarding the St. Louis'strike:
"Replying to your telegram Just received,
will say vigorous action has been taken by
the state government and St. Louis police
department to enforce respect for law in
St. Louis and protect life and property. The
Republican mayor, however, who fs a can
didate for re-election, not desiring to of
fend, positively refuses to co-operate with
us, which lends encouragement to the law
less element and Impedes our progress to
wards restoration of normal conditions. The
president of the Board of Police Commis
sioners writes me under date of the 7th
inst. as follows:
" 'Henry Zlegenhein, mayor of St. Louis,
has persistently refused to attend the meet
ings of the Police Board, of which he Is a
member, or to give us assistance of any
kind at this critical period. His Honor, In
spite of sundry requests, has persistently
refused to assist the board in any way, and
it is my belief that his failure to do so has
worked great harm to us in this crisis. Es
pecially do I deplore the fact, as president
of the Police Board, that he refused to is
sue a proper sort of proclamation to keep
the. peace and for the dispersing of mobs.'
"As Governor, I have conscientiously and
fearlessly done my duty as my Judgment
directed. I have requested that 2.500 emer
gency policemen be sworn in and that the
fcheriff summon a posse of 2.500 additional
able-bodied and law-abiding citizens to
serve under the direction of the police com
missioners. Up to this hour it has not been
deemed necessary by the police commission
ers of St. Louis to order out the militia, the
commissioners yet believing they are equal
to the emergency. There have been only
spasmodic outbreaks, which the police and
deputy sheriffs have been able to manage.
The stripping of the women, to which you
refer, was done by three girls between the
ages of fourteen and sixteen. A saloon
keeper was also arrested on suspicion of
being Implicated. It was not thought best
to order out the militia to shoot them. The
girls have been tried and sentenced to
terms In the Industrial Home for Girls.
"Most of the newspapers in 8t. Louis en
deavor to stand in with the lawless element
as well as with the better element, and
think it popular to withhold support from
state officers, and constantly criticise every
act of the police authorities. A similar
strike upon the street railways was ordered
in jvansas City about the same time the
St. Louis strike was ordered, but proved a
failure because the mayor, the newspapers
and the sheriff all co-operated with the po
"We have four regiments in Missouri,
consisting altogether of about 2.& men.
The First Regiment, with two hours' notice,
will be ready for duty. The three other
regiments can be mobilized in St. Louis
within ten hours. Cimping sites have been
selected in the city and details all arranged,
and as soon as I am Informed by the proper
authorities that tumult exists in St. Louis
and that a condition of lawlessness and
disorder prevails with which the city au
thorities are unable to cope, the National
Guard will be called out to enforce the law
and prevent further disorder and acts of
violence without delay.
"Conditions arc indeed bad enough, but
exaggerated reports have reached the East.
I feel the worst Is over. It was demon
strated In St. Louis yesterday, when four
or five strikers were shot and killed, that
our authorities mean business. I believe
that law and order will soon be restored
and the good name and dlginty of St. Louis
and the State of Missouri will bo preserved.
Ninety per cent, of the good people of Mls
souir indorse my every act since this strike
was declared, and oppose the calling out of
the mllltla until St. Louis admits, even
with her police force and unlimited number
of deputy sheriffs, she cannot at this time
take care of herself."
THIRTY-THREE DAYS OF STRIKE.
What It Has Cost In Loss of Life, Mon
ey and Other Ways.
ST. LOUIS, Juno 11 The street-railway
strike has been in progress thirty-three
days. Since the first day there have been
numerous, encounters between the strikers
or their sympathizers on-one side and the
authorities on the other. These encount
ers have resulted in ten fatalities and the
wounding of at least fifty persons. The
FRANK LIEBRICHT, bystander, shot
MARTIN ZIKA. bystander, shot May 21.
DUNCAN K. M'RAE, emergency police
man, shot on car. May 23.
HARRY POTTS, union motorman, shot
May 25. . , ,
ALFRED KOENIG, shot in fight with
police officers. May 31.
DENNIS CRANE, policeman, shot May
ARTHUR J. BUNCE, strike sympathizer,
shot May 27.
FRED BOEHNE, shot June 10.
GEORGE R1NE. striking motorman, shot
C. EDWARD THOMAS, striking conduc
tor, shot June 10. .
Here is an interesting review of the
havoc of the strike:
Strike has lasted thirty-three days.
Made insane by strike
Persons injured 1C3
Children shot V;''AA,
Loss to city In trade J22.&00.000
Loss in wages to employes S!
Loss to car company In fares $000.000
Number of strikers .....4,000
Number of women and children de
pending on strikers 20.000
Police on duty Zla
Special policemen --f
Posse comitatus -tjjw
Cars wrecked 4J
Women passengers beaten 9
Women stripped In street 3
Labor Leaders Bitter In Denouncing
Action of Deputies.
ST. LOUIS, June 11. Much feeling is ex
pressed regarding the shooting, yesterday,
in front of the posse barracks. On one
hand the deputies are blamed for what is
termed their unwarranted action in shoot
ing the striking street-car men. while, on
the other hand, the men who were in the
procession are censured for not remaining
away from the vicinity of the barracks,
and thus avoiding a possible clash. Chief
of Police Campbell says he recognized
among the twenty strikers arrested several
men to whom he gavo a friendly warning
earlier in the day to be peaceable. Sheriff
Pohlman Justifies the action of his depu
ties. He declares they were given guns for
the very purpose for which they were used,
if the necessity should arise. In his opinion
the deputies did their duty.
Late last night the following letter was
sent to President Samuel Gompers, of the
American Federation of Labor, by W. D.
Mahon, of the National Association of
Amalgamated Street-railway Employes,
who is managing the strike: "Street-car
men, returning from a picnic, this evening
(Sunday), marching behind a band of mu
sic, peaceably and unarmed, were fired
upon by a sheriff's posse and shot down
like dogs. The outrage at Hazelton melts
into insignificance in comparison. This out
rage should be denounced in no uncertain
terms by the organized wage-earners of
President Mahon said, to-day: "The
shooting down of our men like dogs was
an outrage unparalleled in the history of
the labor movement in the world. A band
of peaceable worklngmen, marching home
from a picnic, with the stars and stripes
floating over them, were shot down in a
manner that makes it Impossible for the
human tongue to find language strong
enough to denounce It as It should be de
nounced. Thlr outrage will be resented by
organized labor throughout America. We
will stand by our demands all the more
since this affair, and contest the struggle
to the bitter end."
The following circular of invitation to
the mass meeting to be held to-night, was
Issued by a number of labor leaders: "We.
the undersigned citizens of St. Louis, call
on all good and law-abiding citizens to
join in mass meeting to-night at the West
end Coliseum to protest against the atro
cious crimes and outrages committed in
the name of the law by armed men styling
themselves deputy sheriffs."
Edward Burkhardt, the striking conduc
toor, who was reported to have died at
midnight last night, as the result of his
wounds. Is still alive, but sinking. The
physicians at the City Hospital say he
cannot survive. One additional name has
been added to the list of those wounded
yesterday. Jack White, one of the striking
street-car men. who was In the Washington-avenue
procession, received a severe
buckshot wound in the back from a deputy
A revised list of yesterday's casualties
The Dead George Ryne, former Lee
avenue conductor; C. Edward Thomas,
former conductor Chouteau-avenue line:
Fred Bohne, shot through a solid gate,
near his home, by a deputy, who was pur
Fatally Injured A. E. BuTkhardt, for
mer Delmar-avenue conductor, shot in
head at Sixth street and Washington ave
nue; doctors say he cannot live.
Wounded Oscar Marvin, former motor
man Lee-avenue li.ie, shot rn left hand,
amputation necessary: Joseph Mulhall.
conductor Easton-avenue line, shot In
right hand; August Smith and Charles
Ludwig, each shot In right arm, while in
their-third-story window; Albert Babcock,
deputy, shot in left thigh and left foot;
Daniel Westenburger, shot in left leg. ac
cidental discharge of deputy's gun; F. J.
Ross, Easton-avenue conductor, shot in
left eye; John M. White, former Chouteau
avenue conductor, shot in lower part of
(CONTINUED ON SECOND PAGE.)
BAD AND GOOD
NEWS FROM SOUTH AFRICA OF A
Disaster to the British Troops et
Iluoilrvnl Reported by Mr Fred
erick Forest Ier-Walkrr
TWO OFFICERS, 15 MEN KILLED
FIVE OFFICERS AND 72 MEN WOUND
ED, MANY OF Til KM SEVERELY,
And Bcttvccn Flie and Six Hundred
of the Derbyshire IlcRlinent
Taken Prisoners by Boers.
SURRENDER OF BURGHERS
FIFTEEN HUNDRED HAVE CAPITU
LATED TO GENERAL Bit A BANT,
And -."0 .More Have Glveu Up Their
Arms to Gen. Hunter in the
MACHAD0D0RP NOW A CITY
OFFICIALLY PROCLA13IED THE CAP
ITAL OP THE TRANSVAAL.
Boers Put to Flight by Gen. nnllcr
British Ready to Invade KriiKer
dom from the North.
LONDON. June 12, 3:30 a. m. Fifty thou
sand British troops are within half a hun
dred miles of the marauding Boers north of
Kroonstad, and they are expected, -of
course, to make short work of them. Never
theless, outside of the slender War Offica
telegrams, no one knows what Is going bn.
South of Kroonstad there Is a wide gap.
The railway Is only partially defended, and,
as General Kelly-Kenny has hurried all the
available troops northward, the assumption
is that there is danger of a second raid.
The loss of the Derbyshlres is estimated at
from GOO to 70) men.
A Reuter dispatch from Maseru, dated
June 11, 8:35 p. m., says: "Fifteen hundred
Boers surrendered to General Brabant to
day in the Fricksburg district." Two hun
dred and fifty Boers have surrendered to
General Hunter, and tJV? .remainder in tho
Ventersdorp district have promised tc give
up their arms.
Machadodorp has been officially pro
claimed the capital of the Transvaal. A
Lourenzo Marques dispatch says that the
village has swollen into a small city. th
majority of the new inhabitants living in
An official Boer telegram asserts that the
British have been defeated with consider
able Iofs at Donkerpoort, In the southern
extremity of the Free State, or Orange
River colony, ten miles from Norval's pent.
It was thought that this district had been
cleared of Boers and rebels long ago.
The Boers still cling to Lalng's nek. but
General Buller's forces are still working
far around in that direction. The following
from General Puller, dated yesterday, has
been Issued by the War Office: "The force
is concentrated on the Klip river at its
junction with the Gansvlei. Last night we
anticipated at that defile a force of the
enemy about 3,000 strong, who had. I think,
intended to occupy it, and he retired as our
guns opened, which were very smartly
brought into action by Major May. of the
Royal Artillery, and Captain Jones, of the
Royal Navy. The South African Light
Horse and the Second Cavalry Brigade
were smartly engaged. Our casualties -ue
about six killed and seven wounded."
Lord Roberts has wired Cap Town that
prior to Wednesday he liberated I'd rffictrs
and 3,500 of the rank and file. The Bofrs
consequently took off only l.
Mr. - Schreiner, the Cape premirr. had
eight supporters out of forty at a caucus
called to consider the ministerial pro
gramme. J. X. Merriam. treasurer, and J.
W. Sauer, commissioner of public works,
have resigned from the Cabinet, and Mr.
Schrelner's own resignation is believed to
be Imminent, although he may reconstruct
the ministry with the aid of the. opposi
tion, the British members. The Cabinet
situation Is so interesting that Sir Alfred
Mllner will iostpone his trip north.
Food Is still scare at Mafeking. but the
railway is nearly repaired. Seventy-two
rebels have been arretted In the Vreyburg
and Mafeking districts. Sixty-five were
marched into Mafeking by two of their late
prisoners at Mostia.
All of General Carrington's force hd
landed at Btlra a week ago. The organiza
tion to invade the Transvaal from the north
Is already far advance 1.
A Boer deserter who arrived at Maseru
tscrts that 7,000 Boers participated In the
Rookrantz engagement, that General Oli
vier was killed and General De Viliers mor
The American young women who are
nursing in the hospital at Ladybran 1 have
been slighted by the Boer women who are
nurslns the Boer sick In the e;tme hospital,
and have been made tho object of unpleas
ant remarks because the Americans are
nursing the English.
Thirty thousand troops were engaged In
the mimic field operations at Alderahot
The Dally Chronicle, which recognizes
the "great extent of Mr. Hay's services to
the British prisoners at Watervnl." ys:
"These services will not Ih readily forgot
ten. United States Consul Hay has been
practically the only means of communi
cating between Ixndon and prisoners;
and sutstantlal help of all port.1 has been
sent through him."
DISASTER AT RÖOIJEVAU
Battalion of Derbyshlres All Killed,
Wounded or Captured.
LONDON. June 11. Lieutenant General
Sir Frederick Fore.tler-Walker, In com
mand of the lines of communication In
South Afric, reports that in the cliiastsr to