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HSr ttr if ' '-' LAST EDITIOI FRIDAY EVENING. TOPEKA, KANSAS, JUNE 22, 1900. FRIDAY EVENING. TWO CENTS. TIEEl TSIiJ American Consulate, to the Grcimi Razed Firing From Chinese Guns Is Incessant. Big CASUALTIES HEAVY. Russians Are Holding the Kail way Station. Foreigners Hard Tressed and Need Reinforcements. Chinese Military College Burned and Defenders Killed. Che Foo, June 32 It is officially reported that the bombardment of Tien Tsin with large guns continues incessantly. The foreign concessions have nearly all been burned, and the American consulate has been razed to the ground. The Russians are occu pying the railway station, but are hard pressed. Reinforcements are urgently needed. The casualties are heavy. The railroad Is open from Tong Tu to Chin Long Chun, half way to Taku. Che Foo, June 22. It Is . un derstood the admiralty has re ceived a dispatch from the British naval commander in Chinese water on the subject of the heavy damage done to the foreign concessions at Tien Tsin and the casualties of the international forces. This has not yet been published. The admiralty sent orders to Ports mouth and Plymouth to hold detach ments of marine artillery and infantry in Instant readiness for service in China. It is thought in some quarters that Li Hung Chang's failure to go to Pekin indicates that he is aware the situation is so bad that it is impossible for him to overcome the difficulties. London, June 22. Lord Salisbury pre sided this morning at a meeting of the cabinet specially summoned to consider the far eastern crisis. Prior to the meet ing the French ambassador, M. Paul Cambon, and the Chinese minister, Sir Chin Chen Lo Feng Luh. paid a lengthy visit to the officials of the foreign office and it is expected that important devel opments w ill be the outcome of the cab inet conference as Lord Salisbury pro ceeded to Windsor after the meeting. The apprehensions as to the fate of the Europeans cut off at Tien Tsin have been sharpened by Admiral Kempff's message which was the first definite an nouncement of the bombardment and destruction of the foreign concession. Hut. in spite of Shanghai's grim state ment that the Chinese used 40 pounders and that l.f.00 foreigners were massa cred, t here is no reason to conclude that the foreign colony has been unable to protect itself. A Shanghai dispatch reports that Tien Tsin was bombarded for two days, that the casualties were 1W. that 5. lino inter national troops are there and that now that the allied commanders at Taku are hastily pushing forward a relief col umn, it is hoped the worst apprehen sions will soon be dispelled. Another Shanghai dispatch announces that all the members of the foreign community of Pel Tai Ho have arrived at Che Fu on board the Nashville, but they kit all their possessions behind them. A dispatch to the Associated Press from Shanghai, under this afternoon s date says five Chinese warships passed "Wood Sung today and that officers of the British armed cruiser I'ndaunted visited the Chinese commanding otlicer and received an assurance that the ships were under orders to act against any boxer rising. The superintendent of foreign tele graphs has started for Che Foo to or ganize a service thence to Shanghai. ACTIVITY IN JAPAN. - Yokohama, June 22. The Ruik sailed for Taku yesterday. The government has arranged to receive and treat the wounded of other powers. The Russian wounded have already arrived. Ships belonging to the standing squadron are assembling at Sasecho. 14 SHIP LOADS OF TROOF& Calcutta. June 22 Fourteen transports will convey troops from India to China All except six are already in port. The Nerbudda and l'almcotta will probably sail Sunday with the Seventh Bengal infantry. 1.500 FOREIGNERS MASSACRED. London, June 2?. A special from Shanghai, says that it is reported from Japenese sources that 1,5'jO foreigners have been massacred at Tien Tsin. A CHEERING REPORT. Brussels. June 22 The Petit Bleu states that a telegram was received yesterday by an important Brussels firm from China saying that Admiral Seymour's relieving force and the Rus sian column entered Pekin simultan eously. The legations were reported intact and all the Belgian residents are said to be safe. ZAFIRO SAILS FOR HONG KONG. Washington, June ,22. A cablegram received at the navy department today from Admiral Remey at Manila, states that the Zaftro sailed yesterday from Cavite for Hong Kong. She is a suppiy ship and may proceed to Taku after communicating with Captain Wilder of the Oregon at Hong Kong. FIRED ON THE MONOCACY. London. June 2?. The United States gunboat Monocacy was two miles up the Bet - v o p r rin yiilSlIiiilLiJB Pel Ho when the international fleet be gan the bombardment of the Taku forts. According to the Shanghai correspond ent of the Daily Express, she was shot through the bows. The correspondent says that Chinese riflemen on both banks cf the river attacked her, but un successfully. TWO CRUISERS ARRIVE AT SHANGHAI. Washington, June 22. The state de partment has received a cablegram irom Consul General Goodnow at Shanghai, announcing the arrival there of two steel cruisers. No details are given. These vessels are supposedly British cruisers to protect the town in the event of an attack from the outly ing forts. FEW MISSIONARIES ESCAPE. New York, June 22. Rev. Dr. Leon ard, secretary of the Methodist Foreign Missionary society in this city, re ceived the following cablegram today: "Che Foo, June 15. Tien Tsin. bomb arded. Pekin very serious. Hopkins, Erown and King saved. Gunboat. "BROWN." The three men mentioned are mis sionaries. Dr. Leonard infers from the fact that only those who were saved are cabled, the remaining 24 mission aries at Tien Tsin have been murdered by the boxers. There are many women included among those at Tien Tsin, and mem bers of the Haynor, Pike, Hopkins and Brown families CHINESE REGULARS. Berlin, June 22. According to a dis patch from Shanghai Received here, Tien Tsin is being bombarded by Chi nese regulars and not by the hoxers. PREPARING FOR EMERGENCIES. Washington, June 22. The only news from China laid before the cabinet meeting today was a telegram to the secretary of the navy, giving the move ment of vessels in Chinese water's. The text of the message, however, was not made public. That the president and members of the cabinet regard the sit uation in China as extremely critical is shown by the fact that the prelimi nary preparations are being made to send forward additional troops in case of need. A telegram will be sent to General MacArthur at Manila this af- ! terr.oon. asking him how large a force he can spare should it become neces sary to send them to China. No an swer to this inquiry is expected before tomorrow, when instructions may be sent to have transports and troops in readiness in anticipation of orders to sail. It is said that it is riot the purpose of the president to dispatch these ad ditional troops at once except in the event that the situation becomes even more grave and ciitical than at present. The cablegram to MacArthur was a precautionary measure taken with a view of being in readiness to meet any emergency. The cabinet session was largely oc cupied by the post-uastjc general, who had just returned from Philadelphia, lit telling the storv of the convention. BRUCE HOPED TO RELIEVE TIEN TSIN. London, June 22. In the house of com mons today, Mr. Broderick, the under secretary of state for foreign affairs, announced that fighting occurred at Tien Tsin June 20 and that reinforce ments were required. Admiral Bruce, he added, hoped that Tien Tsin would be relieved last night. SOME HOT FIGHTING. London, June 22 In the house of com mons today, Mr. Broderick, the under secretary of state for foreign affairs, re plying to a question, said the foreign of fice had no news from Pekin or Vice Admiral Seymour. He added that news by runner. June IS, from Tien Tsin, ar riving at Taku, June 21, announced that several attacks ahd been made and re pulsed. Continuing Mr. Broderick said that on June 17, the Chinese shelled the foreign settlement and the Chinese mil itary college was attacked by a mixed force of 175 Austrians, British, Germans and Italians. They destroyed the guns and burned the college, which contained a considerable store of ammunition, and killed its defenders. The Russians, with their four heavy field guns, did excellent service. The British loss was one man killed and five wounded; the Germans had one man killed; the Italians had five men wounded. and the Russians had seven men killed and five wounded. During the night of June 17, the Chi nese tried to seize the bridge of boats, but were repulsed with loss, including, it is reported a Chinese general. Rear Admiral Bruce, at Taku. telegraphed last night the further information that at Tien Tsin. June 20, fighting was pro ceeding and that reinforcements were required. Mr. Broderick also said: "We have further heard from Admiral Bruce dated Taku last night and Che Foo this morning as follows: " I am hoping Tien Tsin may be re lieved tonight. No news from the com mander in chief. " 'The Terrible landed this morning 2S2 officers and men of the fusiliers.' " In conclusion Mr. Broderick announc ed that he believed various other troops wouid arrive in a day or two. if they had not already landed and that ar rangement had been made by the gov ernment to supplement very considera bly the force already ordered to China. MID-CHINA STATIONS QUIET. Nashville, Ter.n., June 22. The board of missions of the Presbyterian church today received a dispatch from Frank Price, dated Kasheng. China, June 21. stating that the mid-China stations were quiet. The mid-China stations are at Hang Chow. Kasheng, King Yin, Cudinj. Sing Chang and Soo Chow, situated south of the Yang Tse Kiang and for the most part on the grand canal. TIME TO HURRY. Washington, June 22. The adminis tration is endeavoring to stimulate the dispatch of troops and naval reinforce ments to China to meet the emergency at Tien Tsin. Reports that have been received over night at the navy depart ment but which are temporarily with held from publication, are, it is believed, confirmatory of the reports from Eu rope of the need of reinforcements for the international forces at Tien Tsin. It is understood that low water in Pei Ho is preventing the naval vessels at Taku from gning to the assistance of the force at Tien Tsin. It is probable that no boat drawing more than a tor pedo boat can get that far up the river. In that case the purpose of the navy department in hastening the gunboat Nashville and the old Monocacy to Taku has been in part defeated, for even with their light draft it is improb able that they cculd ascend the Pei Ho as faras Tien Tsin during extreme low water. In this case the only recourse is in the use of troops and naval bat talions afoot. The distance from Taku to Tien Tsin is about 30 miles, but the traveling is bad and if there is much opposition the journey might occupy several days. The emergency described (Continued on Sixth Page. ROOSEVELT TOU Republican Leaders Planning For Rear Platform Bailies. Campaign by Special Train Is to Be Inaugurated. FOItAKER AND W0LC0TT Both Will Undoubtedly Make Speeches in Kansas. Chairman Albaugh Goes to Chi cago to Make Arrangements. The Republican leaders will -inaugurate the rear platform, special train campaign July 2 with Teddy Roosevelt as the principal speaker, the trip of the vice presidential candidate to Okla homa City to attend the reunion of the Rough Riders, offering the opportunity for this arrangement. Chairman Morton Albaugh has gone to Chicago for a conference with Paul Morton, vice president of the Santa Fe, at which arrangements will be made for a trip through Kansas. Mr. Roosevelt on his western tours has traveled in Paul Morton's private car and the trip to Oklahoma City is likely to be made in the same manner. The equipment which accompanies Morton's car will be run as a special the first speech in the west being made at the Union station in Kansas City. The next stop will be at Lawrence, then Topeka, Burlingame, Osage City, Emporia and points west of there. It is probable that M. A., Low of the Rock Island will attend the Chicago conference and look after the arrange ments to bring Mr. Roosevelt from Oklahoma City north via the Rock Is land from which a side trip is likely to be made and finished over the lines of the Union Pacific in the central part ol the state. The details of this tour have not been worked out because of the lack of time. Chairman Albaugh could not furnish information concerning it because J. R. Burton and Chester Long are now looking after the eastern end of the business and he will be compelled to confer with them before being fully ad vised. He will meet them in Chicago. It is reported that Senator Foraker, who nominated McKinley, will also come to the state for a speaking tour. If the senator does come he will be given another special train trip through the state. Senator Wolcott of Colorado is also expected to help the Kansas workers. Since the nomination of Roosevelt has been accomplished Kansas towns aware that he is coming through the stale, have been wiring Republican headquarters begging one of the assign ments for the Rough Rider. Chairman Albaugh was unable to give any of them satisfactory answers owing to his own lack of information. The Republi cans of Kansas are well pleased with the nomination of Roosevelt. The Re publican workers in Shawnee county express the opinion that Roosevelt is the strongest candidate for vice presl dent named in years. The Democrats who are fighting the principles of war pretend that the nom ination of Roosevelt will give them greater opportunities than they had ex pected in the national campaign. The Democratic managers hint at some thing shady in Roosevelt's record as a police commissioner in New York and claim that it will be aired. The nomination of Roosevelt by the Republicans is believed ty Republicans to mean much enthusiasm and assist ance in the campaign in the west. This is the first time in the history of na tional conventions in recent years that the political managers have conceded the claim of the west for recognition. While Roosevelt is not a western man vet the west was for his nomination, Such men as Dolliver, Scott and Sco field were pushed out of the way by the overwhelming and enthusiastic demand for Roosevelt, among the leaders of the Roosevelt boomers being the Kansans. Now that they were so successful in the preliminaries and declared for Roose velt in the face of the opposition of some of the greatest leaders in the party, the Kansas forces will make lib eral calls on the New York governor to assist them in holding the state in the Republican column. The first request was gladly responded to by the gallant Rough Rider and the speaking tour ar ranged for July is the first fruit of the work for Roosevelt. TO NOTIFY NOMINEES. W.D. Holt and J. T. Bradley Will Rep resent Kansas on the Committee. Philadelphia, June 22. The following is the committee selected to notify the nominee for president: Alabama, P. D. Barker; Arkansas, Charles M. Green; California. W. M. Garland; Colorado, D. M. Moffatt;Con necticut, Lineas R. Simpson; Delaware, I. F. Allee:Florida, Jos. E. Lee:Georgia, W. A. Pledger; Idaho. W. B. Heyburn; Illinois, Frank O. Lowden; Indiana, John D. Widman: Iowa, C. E. Albrook; Kansas, W. D. Holt; Kentucky, E. F. Franks; Louisiana, Jules G. Godehaus; Maine, Wainwright Cushing. Maryland, Wm. F. Airy; Massachusetts, F. E. Huntress; Michigan, Frank J. Hecker; Minnesota. Ray W. Jones: Mississippi, Sam P. Hurst: Missouri, John B. Owens: Montana, David E. Folsom; Nebraska, O. O. Abbott; Nevada, R. L. Fulton; New Hampshire, Fred A. Palmer; New Jersey, Leslie D. Ward; New York. Frank S. Witherbee; North Carol'na, W. A. Lemley;- North Dakota, Fred Lentz; Ohio, J. G. Butler, jr.; Ore gon, Henry E. Ankey; Pennsylvania, C. L. Ivlagee: Rhode Island, Joseph C. Fletcher; South Carolina, E. H. Deas; South Dakota, S. B. Collins; Tennessee, Georgre N. Tillman; Texas. J. G. Low den; Utah, Thomas Kearns; Vermont, W. N. Piatt; Virginia, J. Hampton Hoge; Washington, Levi Ankey; West Virginia, W. W. Monroe; Wisconsin, Walter Alexander; Wyoming, C. D. Clark: Alaska. W. D. Grant; Arizona, John W. Dorrington: Indian Territory, P. L. Soper: New Mexico, W. A. Otero; Oklahoma, W. J. French; District of Columbia, W. C. Chase; Hawaii, S. Parker. The following is the committee to notify nominee for vice president: Alabama, N. H. Alexander; Arkansas, S. A. Duke; California. George C. Par dee; Colorado, John B. Thompson; Con necticut. A. J. Sleeper; Delaware, Alvan D. Corner; Florida. John F. Horr; Georgia, E. N. Clemer.ce; Idaho, Geo. L. Shoup; Illinois, J. H. Rowell: In diana, Charles Hernley; Iowa, J. J. Marsh; Kansas, James T. Bradley;Ken tucky, William J. Deboe; Louisiana, John W. Cooke; Maine, Albert Pierce; Maryland, James T. Bradford; Massa chusetts, George N. Swallow; Michigan, W. E. Parnell: Minnesota, J. J. Echlund; Mississippi, W. E. Mask; Missouri, Walter S. Dickey; Montana, David E. Folsom; Nebraska, E. A. Laverty; Ne vada, T. L. Flanigan; New Hampshire, Albert Wallace; New Jersey, William Barbour;New York. Francis V. Greene; North Carolina, Thomas S. Collins; North Dakota, H. C. Plumley; Ohio, George S. B. Rollins; Oregon, Thomas McEwen; Pennsylvania, John H. Mur dock; Rhode Island, Lucius B. Darling; South Carolina, J. F. Ensor; South Da kota. Emil Branch Tennessee, Frank S. Elgin; Texas, C M. Ferguson; Utah, C. E. Loose; Vermont, E. M. Bartlett; Virginia, C. G. Smithers; W'ashir.gton, Levi Ankeny; West Virginia, John D. Rigg; Wisconsin, J. C. Reynolds; Wyom ing, George H. Goble; Alaska, W. D. Grant: Arizona, Charles R. Drake; In dian Territory, Dr. W. L. McWilliams; New Mexico, S. O. Romero; Oklahoma, J. C. Pringey; District of Columbia, J. E. Jones; Hawaii, A. N. Hepkoikie. TO LAST THREE DAYS. Plan Adopted For the Demo cratic National Convention. Kansas City, June 22. If the pro gramme arranged by the Democratic national committee is carried out the convention in Kansas City will last at least three days. And in order to nom inate Bryan in the midst of the flags and red fire, and shouting and booming of the Fourth of July, all the precedents of national conventions are to be over turned. The convention will be called to order at noon Wednesday, July 4. During the afternoon the temporary organization will be perfected and the credentials and other committees will get to work. In the evening the permanent organiz ation is to be made; and then, after the preliminaries are rushed through, Bryan is to be unanimously and uproar iously nominated before midnight. This is the plan that has been formulated and which will be carried out unless there is a hitch in the proceedings. On the second day, July 5, the plat form will be adopted, and then the con' vention is to adjourn until the day fol lowing. This will be the most interest ing day of the session, because the vice president will be named, and about this there is no end of uncertainty. The con vention might be spread out over four days, but the committee is determined to make it last at least three days. In order to send out William Jennings Bryan as a candidate for the indepen dence of the people, nominated on the anniversary of the freedom of the na tion, the Democratic national commit tee will set aside an old and establish ed rule of conventions, which have first adopted a platform and then nominated a candidate. But this method ot pro cedure is purely a -natter of precedent. It would not require even a suspension of the rules to name first the candidate and afterwards make the platform. The Republican national committee made a pledge to Philadelphia that the Republican convention would be at least three days long. But no such pledge was made by the Democratic committee to Kansas City. Neverthe less the committee intends to prolong the convention as though a pledge had been made. Besides a great many of the state delegations and a large part of the crowd are expected to arrive in Kansas City July 2, two days before the opening of the convention. The Tam many crowd, the largest single delega tion booked in Kansas City, has en gaged its rooms for July 2 and its spe cial train will reach the city on that day. RATHBONE GUILTY. Evidence Found by Bristow Leaves No Doubt of It. Havana. June 22. It is probable that Estes G. Rathbone.the suspended direc tor of posts, will be arrested within the next few days, ihe postal Inspectors assert that they have evidence impli cating him beyond any question. Mr. Rathbone's replies in the course of the examination before Mr. Bristow and the spectators were regarded as very unsatisfactory more than estab lishing the suspicions that have been forced upon the investigators during the last few weeks until proof has ac cumulated to such an extent as to com pel them to look upon Mr. Rathbone as guilty. It is also understood that the author ities will ask for the extradition of the head of the printing firm at Muncie, Ind., which sent bills on billheads other than those of the firm, billheads of a purely fictitious firm. The defendants will be Heeley, Rath bone, Reeves, Rich and the Muncie printer. Rich will be accepted as state's evidence. ARMED FLEET Appears Off the Port of Baranquilla, Colombia. New Tork, June 22. A dispatch to the Herald from Kingston, Jamaica, I says: ! Authentic news from Colon. Col ombia, has been received by the French steamship Labrador. According to the latest, advices there is great excite ment in Baranquilla and Cartagena, two Colombian seaports, because of the appearance off Bocas de Cenozas, an inlet near Baranquilla of a torpedo boat, a steamship and several sailing vessels. The craft are fully armed and carry 2.000 revolutionists, who are un der the command of General Duran. The revolutionists intend to attack BHi-anquilla by land and water. There are only about two thousand troops in Baranquilla. General Uribe has reported at Oceana with 5.000 sol diers. He will proceed along the Mag- delena river if General Duran should capture Baranquilla. This would mean a decisive conflict. There is neither cable nor steamship communication with Faranquilla. The result of the fighting therefore will not be known for several days. Completes His Cabinet. Victoria. June 22. Premier Dunsmuir has completed the formation of his cabinet. W. G. Wells, northeast Koot er.a. becoming chief commissioner of lands and works; J. D. Prentice, of Lillooet, provincial secretary and min ister of education, and R. McBride, of Dewdney. minisftr of mines. They w7ere sworn in by the lieutenant gov ernor. The governor signed writs for by-elections in Victoria and South Vic toria, where Turner, the finance min ister, and Eberts, the attorney general, have to be endorsed by the constitu ents. The elections will be held July 3. The dates of the other by-elections are not yet fixed. BOYCOTTJEVERE. St. Louis-Merchants Protest to Strike Managers , . . . . That They Are Suffering With out Just Cause. HEARING TO BE GIVEN In Future Before a Boycott is Declared. Attacks on Cars and Passengers Have Nearly Ceased. St. Louis, Mo., June 22. Cars are be ing run on all divisions of the St. Louis Transit company's system in the day time and at times owl cars are operated on the Olive street, Laclede, Deimar and Page avenue lines as far west as Taylor avenue. General Manager Boumpoff says that owl cars will be run on other lines when a demand ex ists for them. To all appearances, aside from the light traffic, the only thing that might indicate a strike is the pres ence of armed members of the posse comitatus on guard around the power houses and car sheds of the Transit company. The police barracks have been deserted and the police are no longer held in reserve about the stations to answer riot calls, members of the posse being kept in the stations at night for that purpose. During the past forty-eight hours there has been an absence of assaults on and attempts to blow up cars of the Transit company. The strenuous efforts made by the police, deputy sheriffs and private detectives to ferret out and punish the miscreants who have been guilty of stoning and blowing up cars with dynamite have had much to do with the greater feeling of security that pre vails. Representatives of various business houses have besieged the headquarters of the street railway union in Walhalla hall protesting that the boycotts de clared against them are unmerited and unjust. Several had been declared by other unions and in these cases Secrer tary Mack Missik directed the com plainants to appeal to those unions which had declared them. In a bulletin issued today the unions are advised to act slowly and with care m declaring boycotts and to take no steps without according a hearing to those against whom action is proposed. The inquest into the responsibility for the death of the three strikers who were shot in front of posse barracks, Sunday evening. June 10. was resumed today. A number of witnesses were examined but nothing new was developed by their testimony. Twen.ty-two members of the sheriff's posse were lined up for identification. A dozen, witnesses were Erought in singly and asked if they recognized any of the men as having taken part in the shooting. No identi fication was made, although several deputies were pointed out as having been seen in the street when the firing was going on. Major E. A, Batdoif. of the posse, said that he saw "as many as ten" revolvers in the hands of strikers. "I did not see the street car men do any shooting. I don't know whether any of the men with revolvers, were ar rested. I did not see any of them in the barracks. I arrested one man and tok him inside the barracks, and when I came out the shooting was all over." Colonel Cavender and Captain Rob inson of the posse were summoned be fore the grand jury today. It was not stated what they were wanted for but it is presumed that it was for the pur pose of giving some information as to the events of the afternoon in front of the posse barracks when Thomas, Rine and Burckhardt were shot. Orders were issued this afternoon re ducing the force of 2.500 members of the sheriff's posse comitatus to 500 men. At noon, the inquest was adjourned to Saturday morning. It is expected that Deputy N. F. Johnson, one of the men identified as a participant in the affair will be a witness Saturday. GR0SYEN0R DISGRUNTLED. Ohio Congressman Says Roosevelt Should Not Have Weakened. Philadelphia. June 22. Congressman Chas. H. Grosvenor made a statement concerning the nomination of Roose velt for vice president. "Roosevelt as a vice . presidential candidate will greatly strengthen the ticket, especially among sound Re publicans of the northwest. If he gets out and makes an active campaign, as it is suoDOsed he will, he will be in many respects the strongest candi date that could have been nominated. "How will the nomination affect Roosevelt as a political factor?" "It will very likely kill him, politi cally. The vice presidency is a politi cal gravevard. He should not have weakened, but should have persisted in his determination to run for governor of New York." DEATHS AND FUNERALS. Mrs. D. A. Dickey died at her home, 526 Topeka avenue, last evening at a few minutes past 10 o'clock. The fun eral services will be held tomorrow af ternoon at 3 o'clock at 418 West Sixth street. Two sons and a daughter sur vive her. They are C. W. and J. R. Pensyl and Mrs. Mary Caywood of North Chemung. New York. ROOSEVELT TO M'KINLEY. of Congrat- Replying to Message .uiation. Washington. June 22. The following is the text of Governor Roosevelt's mes sage to President McKinley: New York. June 21. Hon. William McKinley,' Washington I appreciate deeply your congratulations and am proud to be associated with you on the ticket. THEODORE ROOSEVELT. Mississippi Delegates. Jackson, Minn., June 22. Partial re turns from yesterday's primaries from about forty of the 75 counties in the state point to the election of Gover nor Longino, Senator Money, R. E. Henry and General Cameron as dele gates at large to the Kansas City con vention. The Buffalo Sails. Southampton, June 22. The United States training ship Buffalo has sailed for Manila. Weather Indications. Chicago, June 22. Forecast for Kan sas: Generally fair tonight and Satur day; variable winds. PER CAPITA TAX RAISED By National Council Junior Order American Mechanics. Philadelphia, June 22. The national council of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics has just con cluded its sessions here and has sus tained the action of the grand lodge in raising the per capita tax to 15 cents, and ordered that the lodges in Pennsyl vania, New Jersey, Virginia and the District of Columbia, which have re fused to comply with the decision, be suspended. A special per capita assessment of 15 cents was decided on for the support of the national orphan home at Tiffin, Ohio, which is encumbered with a debt of $75,000. The minimum age limit to membership was reduced from 18 to 13 years, and the number of delegates to the national council from 119 to St8. The following officers were elected: Charles Reeves, Eearttle, Wash., national coun cilor; Ames L. Gray, Jonesboro, Ind., national vice councilor; J. Adam Sohl, Baltimore, national treasurer; George A. Cowan, Nashville. Tenn., national conductor: C. O. Bohrer, Washington, D. C, national warden; Rev. C. A. C. Thomas. Fayetteville, N. C, national chaplain; A. G. Bainbridge, Minneapo lis, member of the board of control. The next meeting will be held In Buffalo in 1901. FLED FOR THEIR LIVES. Fire In a Business College Makes Pupils Scamper. Pittsburg, Pa., June 22. Fire broke out in the five story Eichbaum build ing, 242 Fifth avenue, about 1:30 o'clock this afternoon, and fifteen min utes later had spread to Duff's college building. Piatt's restaurant, the Ex change National bank, and the Hussey building. The flames burned fiercely and the occupants of trie building were forced to fly for their lives. At 1:50 p. m. the flames crossed the street, and in a few minutes the hand some iron structure of the First Na tional bank on the corner of Fifth ave nue and Wood street was in flames. The entire fire department was called out and the firemen worked heroically to stay the flames, but it seemed ap parent the buildings on the south side of the street would be destroyed. Only the roof of the First National bank building was on fire and the flames were quickly extinguished. The fire started in the rear of the Eichbaum building, facing on Diamond street. The building was beins: re modeled as a telephone office at an ex pense of many thousand dollars. As soon as the alarm was giren the money and valuables in the Exchange bank were olaced in the vaults for safetv. At 2:25 o'clock the fire was appar ently under control, after cleaning out the Eichbaum and Duff buildings. When the fire was discovered fifty stu dents were on the fifth floor of Duff's college. A panic ensued, but beyond a few bruises and contusions all reached the street in. safety. GRINSTEAD RELEASED. Writ of Habeas Corpus For Wathena Editor Secured. Pool Grinstead will be released tei bail. A M .Harvey secured a writ of habeas corpus and Grinstead was taken, before Judge Wells at Seneca today, when bond was fixed at $1,000 and the hearing set for July 10. The application is based upon the claim that the charges upon which he was convicted did not constitute pub lic offenses. July 10 is the day. upon which the court of appeals will decide the Grinstead cases, and if they are reversed Grinstead will be liberated. It is reported that Grinstead's health is breaking down owing to his confine ment. He has been allowed no liberty whatever. WESTERN UNION OUSTED. Chicago Board of Trade Collects Its Own Market Repors. Chicago, June 22. By order of Judge Tulley the Western- Union Telegraph company has been ousted from its po sition, as collector of the daily market quotations on the floor of the board of trade, and that body today "com menced to collect its own auotations atid transmit to the telegraph com panies. The right to collect the quo tations has been regarded by the board of trade as an important step in the contest over the cutting off of the ticker service from bucket shops. No change however will be made in the manner of distributing the quotations until the matter has been finally passed upon by the courts. KIR. SHELDON THERE. Tbpeka Pastor Attends Opening of World's AV. C. T. U. Edinburgh, June 22. The World's Woman Christian Temperance Union opened its annual meeting here this morning under the presidency of Mrs. L. M. N. Stevens of Maine. Lady Henry Somerset presided at the afternoon ses sion. Among the spectators were Mes dames Wiley of Rhode Island and Stevenson of Massacnusetts. and the Rev. C. M. Sheldon of Topeka, Kan. Cii A Final Dividend. ncinnati, O., June 22. It Is an nounced that on June 26 to 29. J. Frank Aldrich, receiver of the Fidelity Na tional bank will pay a final dividend of 14 per cent to the creditors of that ill fated institution. Its failure precipi tated by wheat speculations in Chicago by its president, E. T. Harper, followed by his conviction in the United States court and his incarceration in the peni tentiary for a number of years, made the matter one of w ide interest Mullice to Prison. Marion Mullice was taken to the pen itentiary today by Sheriff Cook. . The rest of the prisoners who have been sentenced will remain in jail here until court is adjourned. Mullice was re moved on account of the wound in his leg, which requires constant attention, and this could not be given him here as well as at the penitentiary, where they have a hospital and all the conven iences for caring for the sick. BASIS OFJEACE. Believed to Haye Been Reached In the Philippines. Leaders of the Revolution Hold a Meeting. RELEASED FR03I JAIL. Thirty Political Prisoners Take Part in Discussion. Paterno Is Convinced - That Aguinaldo Will Accept. Expulsion of the Friars Part of the Arrangement. Manila, June 22. Two hundred Fili pinos met this morning in Manila to determine honorable and decorous methods for securing peace. The re sults were submitted to General Mac Arthur", who accepted them. The leaders of the meeting will us.a their influence to induce Aguinaldo to accept the arrangements. It they are successful as they hope to be, they be lieve Aguinaldo will issue orders in con junction with the American authorities for the cessation of hostilities. The meeting, which was the first of the kind since the days of the, Filipino) congress, was composed of the dis tinctly .revolutionary element, tha "A mericanistas" being lacking. Thirty political prisoners were released from, jail this morning in order to attend. Senor Paterno presided and Senor" Buencamino, the originator of the movement, Senor Florez, General Pio del Pilarv General Garcia, General Ma eabulos and other prominent revolu tionists were present. It was DoLtited out that the ques tions to be considered were military ant civil, the military being concerned with a cessation of hostilities and the civil with the determination ot the political status of the Filipinos. Tne imnvo.) ate object of the meeting was to effect peace and subsequently the lead-er-s could consult with the civil commission as to political matters. It was evident that Senor Paterno was convinced that he could obtain. Arruinaldo's sanction to a peace based jpon the following seven clauses, which after four hours were unanimously ac cepted as compatible with an honorable peace: . First Amnesty. Second The return by the Ameri cans to the Filipinos of confiscated property. Third Employment for the revolu tionary generals in the navy and militia when established. Fourth The application of the Fili pino revenues to succor needy Filipino soldiers. Fifth A guarantee to the Filipinos of the exercise of personal rights ac corded to Americans by their consti tution. Sixth Establishment of civil govern ment at Manila and in the provinces. Seventh Expulsion of the Friars. The statement of the seventh con dition was vociferously acclaimed, tha entire assembly shouting Lxpel, pel." TO JOIN HANDS. Hamilton Is Marching to a Junction W ith Duller. London, June 22. Lord .Roberta re ports that General Ian Hamilton reached the Springs yesterday en route for Hcidelburg to join hands with Gen eral Buller, who is expected to reach Standerton tomorrow. The dispatch of Lord Roberts In full is as follows: "Pretoria, June 22. Ian Hamilton's column reached the Springs yesterday en route to Heidelburg, where they will join hands with Bullefs troops, who reached Paardekop yesterday, and will be at Standerton tomorrow, thus open ing up communication between Pretoria and Natal and preventing any joint action between the Transvaalers and the people of the Orarge liiver colony. Badn-Powell reports from Rustenburg that he found the leading Boers very pacific and cordial on his return jrurney hence. Commandant Steyn and two actively hostile field cornets had been captured during his absence. "Lord Edward Cecil, the administra tor of the Rustenberg district, has to date collected 3,000 rifles. "The commissioner at Kroonstad re ports that 341 rifles have been handed in at Wolmarnstad." CALLS OS PLATT. Roosevelt Visits the Senator Before Leaving For Oyster Bay. New York, June 22. Governor Roose velt left this city for Oyster Bay at 1 o'clock thi3 afternoon. After sleeping last night at the Union League club, he went with General Francis V. Green to the Fifth Avenue hotel, meeting Chair man B. B. Odell and the trio made a call on Senator Piatt. There was noth ing more than an exchange of courtesies between the senator and the vice presi dential nominee. Governor Roosevelt announced that he will stay at Oyster Bay until June 2 when he will go to Oklahoma to attend the Rough Riders' convention. It was intended that he should address the lo cal ratification meeting at Carnegie hall on June 26, but his nomination for the vice presidency has made that impos sible. No one has yet been selected to take his place on the speaker's plat form. Senator Piatt is better today than he has been since he fractured his rib. Monument to Hahnemann. Washington, June 22. A monument to the memory of Sam'l Hahnemann foun der of the homeopathic school of medi cine was formally dedicated yesterday afternoon with appropriate exercises m the presence of a large assemblage, in cluding President McKinley, Attorney General Griggs and the delegates to the American institution of homeopathy, now in session in this city. The site of the monument is on the east side of Scott Circle, in the fashionable north west section of the city. The statue is a fine work of art and represents Dr. Hahnemann in a sitting position. The treatment is Greek in spirit and the statue of bronze. Its total cost has been $50,000, raised by public subscriptions. i