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AMERICANS IN CHINA.
OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVES OF THIS
GOVERNMENT IN THE DIS
TURBED EMPIRE.
iv TELEGRAPH TO THE TBIBINE. ]
Washington, June 10- There are at least
thirty-nine representatives of the Diplomatic
ar.J Consular Service of the United States at
present in China, many of them accompanied
by wives and children, or other relatives or
friends, and all of them having personal or
household servants, making an aggregate, upon
a conservative estimate, of two hundred persons
irfftelally representing the dignity of thin coun
try, who eventually, in all probability, must
lock to American naval and military force for
protection unless a portion of this number, al
ready fugitives from the Chinese, succeed in
escaping to secure asylums.
Of these the most desperately in need of re
lief. If it is not already too late, are the five
members of the Legation at Peking. These,
with their rank, birthplace. State, whence ap
pointed and date of original commission by the
Ftate Department, are as follows:
F' WIN" H. OOSOER. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister
Plenipotentiary; born in Illinois; appointed fmm lowa
on January 11', ls9s.
HEKHBRT G. SQL'IERP. Secretary of Legation; tern In
Canada: aiW.rUM from Sesr T Yortt on January 1. 1898,
-
•-i from lowa on
IS!>5
• '.BiCRT L. KEY. Naval Attache ; horn In
from the N tpUmber
21, IS«S.
n.FMIN'I D. CHESHIRE, Interpreter; born >■ :>• v -
York; trr-etr.iwT from china on September 2. 1894.
According- to the State Department register,
only two of these have had previous experience
In the service. Minister Conger having been the
Envoy to Brazil from September 27. ISOO, to
April 23, 1898, and was reappointed to that posi
tion on May 27. 1897. whence he was trans
ferred to China, and Secretary Bqulers, who was
born of American parents temporarily residing
abroad, and who served as Second Secretary of
Embassy at Berlin from November 15. 18M, to
May. 1597.
The America* Consular officials, with the In
them given in the State
Department list, are as foil
Date of
riao« Banaofllc*. , Rtti. Appointed from. commission.*
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Hnbbard T. Pmith is a permanent consular
- the State Department corps, at present
d Just ing the accounts ol that Con
rnment servi lat< ? Croi
;,. irv iß7fii B7fi an | includes i x; •■ ri ace as |
E n tary of State, attach* of
Arbitration ana Deputy Consui
ll ai Parts. Constantinople and Bioso,
?ul Fowler, at Che-Foo. was Consul at
Po from February 27, 1M»<". until his trans
present post His Vice-Consul. H. A
rice v int. rpi
March 11, 1895. and soon after be
to Che-Foo rereivpd his promo
ul Graeey. at Fu-cimu. was
marshal ai that post l <f ■ r- his a. Mar
i ved in the
■ Yokohama f< r two years. Bd
h,-.jh,-.j - „ French <"hina, was
immercial agent from April - : -. 1889, until
ted to his i resf-nt position, and Tain ChinK
Chung ri reter at Canton, had been the
from June I<>. 1891.
•ul-General Wildman war appointed Con
f=u! a: ■ i n June '2. 1890. and thence at
p.arn- ry 23, 1883, retiring in April of
the usbw year. the appointment as
il at Hong Ki.nir from July 8, 1897, until
.tii. n to hi? present position.
Vice-Consul Emery, at Che-Foo, is the son of
American parent urlly residing abroad.
Is McWade, at Canton. SJid Mariin. at
chin-Kinp. and Interpreter Barchet. a 1 Bhang
hai. are naturalised cltteens, and the consular
■ . ■•w-Chwanc and Saipor. are
authorized to transact business.
AMERICAN MISSIONS IN CHINA.
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL, BAPTIST, PRESBY
TERIAN AND CONGREGATIONAL WORK
ERS IN THE TROUBLED FIELD.
In these flays of anxiety for the safety of the
lives and the security of property of foreigners in
China the following list of the American mission
aries la that disturbed country will be of timely
interest. These names are taken from the latest
reports of the local boards of foreign missions of
those Protestant churches which are most active
In the work of Christianizing- heathen lands.
The Congregational Church has four missions In
China under the direction at the American Board.
Their locations and the missionaries in charge fol
low:
FOO-CHOW MISSION.
Foo-Chow— The Rev. Charles Hartwjll, the Rev.
Lymati P. Pest Mr«. Harriet lx Hartwell. Mrs.
Caroline K. Pcet. Mi?s Kate C. Wood hull, M. D.;
Miss Hanr.ah C. Woodhull and Miss Emily B. Hart
well.
Foo-Chow suburbs— The Rev. Willard L,. Beard, the
Rev. Hardman N. Kinnear, M. D.; Mrs. Ellen L.
Beard. Mrs. Ellen J. Kinnear, Miss Ella J. Newton
tnd Miss Elsie M Garrelson.
Pagoda Anchorage— Rev. George H. Hubbard,
Mrs. Nellie F. Hubbard and Miss Minnie M. Borts.
Inghok— The R. v. Dwighi Goddard and Mrs.
Frances E. Goddard, M. D.
ghaowu— Tho Rex-. Georpe W. Hlnman, Mrs. Kate
R. Hinman. Miss Lucy P. Benaent, M. D.. and Miss
Frances K. li*:r
On the way— Joseph E. Walker. Edward L. Bliss,
M. D.. and Miss Jean H. Brown.
In this country— G. Milton Gardner, Henry T.
Whitney. M. D : Mrs. Man ■' Gardner. Mrs. Lurie
A. Whitney and Miss Caroline E. Chittenden.
SOLTH CHINA MISSION.
Hor.g Kong— Charles R. Haeer, M. D., and Mrs.
Msrie V. R. Haper.
Canton— The Rev. Charles A. Nelson, Mrs. Jennie
M. Nelson and Miss Nellie M. Cheney.
NORTH CHINA MISSION.
Tien-Tsin— The Rev. Charles A. Stanley, the Rev.
Franklin M. Char.in. Mrs. I'rsula J. Stanley, Mrs.
Flora M. Chapin and Miss Frances B. Patterson.
Peking— The Rev. Dr. William B. Ami the Rev.
Charles Ewing. John L. Mate r. superintendent of
press: Mrs. Bt-ssie G. Ewinc. Mrs. Mary L. Mateer,
Miss Jane E. Ciiapin and Miss A 3a Haven.
Kalgan— The Rev. Mark Williams, the Rev Will
iam P. Spratfue. the Rev. James 11. Roberts, and
Mrs. Vletta I. Sprsfrue.
Tuns-Ch<>— The Rev. Dr. Ohsnneey Gocdrioh. the
Rev. George D. Wilder, Dr. James H. Ingram,
Mrs. Sarah B. Goodrich. Mi Gertrude S. Wilder,
Mr«. Myrtle B. Ingram. Miss Mary E. Andrews,
Miss Jane G. Evan?. Miss Luelia Miner and Miss
Abbie G. Chapln.
Pao-Tinc-Ku— The Rev. G. Henry Kwinr. the Rev.
Horace T. Pitkin, Dr. Willis <\ Noble Mrs. Sarah
H. Ewlnp. Mrs. Letitia E. Pitkin, Miss Mary S.
Merrill and Miss Annie A. Gould.
Pans-ChuariK— The Rev. Dr. Arthur H. Smith the
Rev. Dr. Hfnry D. Porter. Mrs-. Kmma D. Smith,
Mif«s Mary H. Porter, Miss Grace Wyckoff and M.«s
Gertrude Wyrkoff.
Lln-Chlnß— The Rev. Edward E. Aiken the Rev
Henry P. Perkins, Mrs. Maud L. Alki and Mrs
Estelle A. Perkins.
On the way— The Rev. Elwcod G. Tewkshury
Mr* Grace H. Tewksbury. Mlsj Virginia C Mur-
dock. M. D.; Miss Nellie N. Russell and Miss Eliza
beth M. Sheffield. _ _. ,
In this country— The Rev. Dr. Devello Z. Shef
field, Dr. Albert P. Petk. Dr. Edward R. agnpr,
Mrs. Eleanor W. Sheffield. Mr«. C«Us F. Peck.
Mrs. Myrtle H. Wiener, Mrs. Grace I. Roberts.
Mrs. Mary A. Ament. Mrs. Elizabeth C. Porter
and Mrs. Wills J. Noble.
SHANSI MISSION.
Taiku-The Rev. Dwlght H. Clapp, the Rev. George
L. Williams, the Rev. James B. Thompson, Mrs.
Mary J. Clapp. Mrs. Mary A. Williams. Mrs. D Etta
H. Thompson. Miss Rowena Bird and MISS Mary L.
Partridge.
Fen-Chow Rev. Ernest R. Atwater. the
Rev. Charles W. Price. Miss Elisabeth G. Atwater
and Mrs. Eva J. Price.
In this couivtry— Dr. Iron.TUs J. Atwood. Mrs.
Annette W. Atwood and Mrs. Lydia C. Davis.
On the way— Rev. Francis W. Davis.
The Board of Foreign Missions of the Presby
terian Church in the United States is represented
In China by the following missions:
CANTON MISSION.
Canton J. <:. Kerr, LL. D., and Mrs. Kerr,
the Rev. Dr. 11. V. Noyes and Mrs. Noyes. the Rev.
A A Fulton and Mrs. Fulton, the Rev. Andrew
Beattle and Mrs. Resttle. Dr. J. M. Swan and Mrs.
Swan the R. v. J. J. Tiozz* and Mrs. Bosks. M. D.,
Dr. C E. Reed and Mrs. Heed. Miss H. Noyes.
Miss E. M. Butler, Miss H. Lewis. Miss M. \\ .
Nile*; M. D.. and .Mi? M. H. Fulton, M. D.
I len-Chow— l>r E C. Mai •.!. and Mrs. Machie,
the Rev' C W. Swan and Mrs. Swan, Miss Eleanor
Chesnut, M. D., and the Rev. R. F. Edwards and
fcunc-Kong— The Rev. G. W. Marshall and Mrs.
Marshall Dr. W. H. Dobson and Mrs. Dobson and
the Rev. C. E. Patton and Mrs. Patton.
KanK-Hau— The Rev. C. W. Swan and Mrs.
Swan Dr. C. E. Reed and Mrs. Reed, and the Rev.
R. F. Edwards and Mrs. Edwards.
CENTRAL CHINA MISSION.
Ningpo, on the Ninftpo River, twelve miles from
the ?ea-The Rev. J. K. Shoemaker and Mrs. Shoe
makrr the Rev. Robert V. ten and Mrs. Fitch.
Sites Annie R. Morton. Miss Edwina. Cunningham
a^j..^', o River, fourteen miles
from the »ea-The Rev. Dr. J. W. M. Farnham and
Mrs Farnham. the Rev. J. A. Si,,: and Mrs. S is
bv. he Rev. Gwrge B. Partch and Mrs. Partch.'the
Rev G F. Fitch and Mrs. Fitch, Gilbert Mclntosh
and ' Mrs. Mclntosh. C. W. Douglass and Mrs I >-> :
lass Miss Mary Posey. Miss Mary E. Cogdal. Miss
E A Llndholm and Miss Emma Silver
Hang-Chow, the provincial capital of Che-Klan*
Province. 150 miles northwest of Ningpo-The Rev
j ]! Judeon and Mrs. Judson, the Rev. J. C. •••'-
rit and Mrs. Garritt. the Rev. i:. L. Mattja and
Un Mattox. and the Rev. Dr. H. J.C. Hallook.
So'o-Chow. seventy miles from Shanghai— l ne
Rev Dr J N. Hayes and Mrs. Hayes, the Rev.
D N Lyon and Mrs. l.yon. Mists Mary linttimore,
Mary A. " Ay. .-. M. D., Dr. Francis F. Cattell.
Nan-King, on the Tang-tße-Kiang River, ninety
miles from its mouth— The Rev. Charles teaman
and Mrs Leaman. the Rev. W. 3. Drumm nd a id
Mrs Drummond. the Rev. W. N. Crozier and Mrs.
Crozier, the Rev. Dv Bois S. Morris, the Rev. Ea
win C. Lobenstine, the Rev. J. K. Williams and
Mrs. Williams, -the Rev. James R. Coenran and
Mrs. Cochran, Dr. Cochran, Mrs. L. S. Ab
bey and Miss E. E. Dresser.
In this country— Mrs. !>. N. I^yon. the Rev. W. N.
Crozler and Mrs. Crosier.
id— Gilbert Melntosh and Mrs. Meln
tosh.
HAI-NAN MISSION.
Kiung-Chow and Hoi-How— The Rev. F. P. Gil
in.in. 1 >r. H. M. McCandlisa and Mrs. McOandliss,
v. . '. H. Newton and Mrs Newton Dr. hm
ney l>. Lasell, Mise Kat< L. : ; haeffer, the Rev.
William M. Campbell and Mrs. Campbell.
Nodoa— The Rev. I. W. McCllntock and Mrs. Mc-
CHntock. Mrs. M. R. Melrose, the Rev. William J.
tt. Dr. Vanderburgh and Mrs. Vanderburgh,
the Rev. J. C. Patterson and Mrs. Patterson.
In this country— Misa Etta Montgomery.
HUNAN MISSION.
Sinn-Tan— Tli- Rev. W H. I.lrgle nrii Mrs.
Dr. Harry W. Boyd and Mrs. Boyd, Mrs.
U J. Doolittle and Leila J. D .olittle, M. D.
PEKING MISSION.
Peking— The Rev. Dr. John Wherry and Mrs.
Rev. J. L. Whiting and Mrs. Whiting,
tii<' R< v. A M. Cunningham and Mrs. Cunni
v. c. H. Perm and Mrs. Fenn, th<
- A. Killie and Mr.-. Klllie, J)r. John M.
Inglis and Mrs. Ingli?, Miss Eliza E. !•• nard, M.
D.; Miss Grace Newton, Miss b.'s-m.. McCoy and
M . - .!• McKilllcan.
Pao-Ting-1 Rev. J. W. Lowrie, the Rev
J. A. Miller and Mr;,. Miller, the Rev. F. E Sim
cox and Mrs. Simcox, Dr. G. Yardiey Taylor. Mrs.
A. T> . Lowrie, Dr. Cortlandt Van Rensselaer ll.jil£?e
and Mi „.1 M'.ss Man-! A. Mackey.
I:, tins country- Mrs, Wherry and Mrs. J. L.
".\"!.i-
EAST BHAN-TUNG MISSION.
Tun*r-<"» : r.v. on the coast, fifty-five milr-F north-
Foo— The Rev. Dr. C. W. Mateer the
Rev. W. M Fiayes and Mrs. Hayes, Dr. W. i
mour and Mi i ir. the Rev. J. P. Irwln and
[rwin, the Rev. H. W. Luce and :\Ttf T.ioe
Miss M. A i, Mlsa Rebecca V. Miller
Us and Mrs W<
Che-Foo, the chief foreign port Tung—
The Rev. Dr. Hui tt, the
Rev. George Cornwell and Mrs. Cornwell, the Rev
W. O. Blterich and M b, .Mrs. John I
: and Mrs. Effie B.
Coop. r. M. D.
Tsing-Tau, 160 miles southwest of Che-Foo— The
' Mrs. P. I> Bergen, I >r. .!. B. Neal and
Mrs. Xeal.
In this country- Miss M. H. Snodgrass.
WEST SHAN-TUNG MISSION.
Chlnan-Fooi, capital of the Shan-Tung Province
lundred miles south of Pek v v w!
B H imilton ami Mr^. Ham' lt on the Rev L J
Mi Davles, the Rev. V. X Partch
. Dr Charles Lewis Mis
!. I irnham, M. D.; Miss Kirn;! B. Park M D.
' • R< v John M irray and Mr: . Murray.
Wei-Hein, 150 milea southwest ol Tung-Ohow -The
Rev EL M Mateer and Mrs. Mateer the Rev F
H. Chi ■: I;. . .1 \
Mrs. Fitch Jr. W. H. Faries and Mrs.
Misa Emma F. Boughton Miss Mary
, M. i> ; Mrs. M. Crossette and Misa Ci ix-
I-Chow-1 00. ISO miles southeast of Chee-Foo — The
Rn-. \Y. P. Chalfant and Mrs. Chalfant I)r. c F.
Re\ w. 8, Farla
and Mrs. Farts and Mlsa E. E. Fleming- M D.
bew, 150 miles Bouthwest of Chlnan-Foo
—The Rev. .1. H. Laughlln and the Rev. H. li. Bent
mtry— The Rev. R. M. Mateer and Mrs
M M l:rov,-n. M. D., and the Rev.
.1. i!. H:i !.-;>,.
The American Baptist Missionary In.on has itß
corps of missionaries in China distributed aa fol
lows:
Ning-Po, Province of Che-Kiang— The Rev. Dr
J. R. Goddard and Mrs. Goddard, J. S
i Mrs. Grant, George Warner. th< R< . c
\ Fletcher and Sirs. Fletch r, M.s- Elizabeth St. wi
an. Misa Helen L. C< M. Boynton
anna EC. Go
m The Rev. Dr. Williiim Ashmore and Mrs.
v. Dr. B. B.
(in the United .States)
.. W. K. M -.-KM-: . ■ i Rev. William Ash
r., and Mrs. Ashmore Cm the T " i j i t . •- i States)
lev. J. M. Foster and Mrß. I Anna
'. M. D. mi thi .. Misa Mary
K. Scott (In thi and Mirs Harriet
K. St. J
Rev. H. Jenkins and Mrs. Jenkins,
. W. S Sweet and Mrs Sweet <ln the T'nited
• l Mrs. Bousfleld
- (in the United States) and
Mun-Keu-L ing Tha Rev. G. E. Whitman and
Mrs. Whitman.
Klnh-Wa ' P.. ami Mrs. Barchet.
v. T I>. Holmea and Mrs. Holmes,
nter, M;-s La Verne
Hu-Chau— The Rev. .1. T. Proctor and Mrs
• . ink and Mrs. Eubank
tiau-Foo Th< P.f-v C. U Pinch. M D., and
Mrs. Finch (in th< United State?), the Rev. Robert
Welly. 1 Mrs. Sal
-. M. J i
Ka-Yin -The Rev 1 1<
. Th.- Rev. in J. w. Carlln and Mrs.
Carlin. and the Rev. A. W Groesbeck and Mrs.
Han-Tang— The Rev. J. S. Adams and Mrs.
G A Huntley, M. D., and Mrs.
■ ■>•. and M iwl.
Kla-Ting— Th< !:•••■. w . i- Beaman and M:
man iin the I'm'' - ; Rev. F. J. Brad
shaw and H J. Openshaw and Mrs Openshaw.
. v— The- Rev. W. M. I'riciuft and Mrs. I'p
cr.-ift.
.• -hnufu— Thf Rev !l a. Kemp.
Kltyang— The Rev. and Mrs Jacob Speicher and
Miss Josei bine M I M D
The ■■ Protestant

HUPEH PROVINCE
Wiif-hang- Church of the Nativity, the Rev. 8. C.
I'^rti-i . Ridg* ly, 11. K. Wood „
S. H. Ltttell (deacon).
Hankow— St. Puul'b Church, tha Rev. J. A. Ingle;
NEW-YORK DAILY WO3JUNE. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20. 1900.
St. Peter's the Rev. L. H. Root.-*: St. John's, the
Rev. D. T. Huntineton. " '' „ t *
Hanch'uan— St. James's Church, the Rev. J. A.
Ingle.
i?<»tntl— The Rev D. T. Huntington.
Ichang-The Rev. H. C. Collins.
KIANGSU PROVINCE.
Hong-Kew— Church of Our Saviour, the Rev. G.
F. Mosher. _ ,
Shanghai City— Grace Church, the Rev. J. L.
Rees
Kla-Plng— The Rev. G. F. Mosher.
Zang-Zok— St. Luke' I Hospital, the Rev. E. 11.
Thomson.
NOANHWT'I PROVINCE.
Wuhu— The Rev. F. K. Lund.
Nganklng— The Rev. c. F. Lindatrom.
SHANGHAI AND LOWER VANG-TSE VALLEY.
The Right Rev. Dr. Frederick R. Graves, mis
sionary bishop Shanghai. China: the Right Rev.
Dr. Samuel I. J. Schsreschewsky, Tokio, Japan:
the Rev. Elliot H. Thomson, Shanghai: the Rev.
Sidney C. Partridge, Wuchang: the Rev. Fran
cis 1. H. Pott, Shanghai; the Rev. James A. Ingle
(in the United States), the Rev. Dr. H. Clinton
Collins, Ichang: the Rev. D. Trumbull Huntington,
Hankow; the Rev. Gouverneur F. Mosher. Shang
hal; the Rev. Logan H. Roots, Hankow: the Rev.
J. Lambert Rees Shanghai: the Rev. Laurence B.
Ridgely, Wuchang: the Rev. Carl F. Llndstrom,
Npanking: the Rev. Robert K. Wood. Wuchang:
the Rev. S. Harrington Littell. Wuchang; the Rev.
Arthur M. Sherman, the Rev. Beninmln L.
Anccll. the Rev. Cameron F. Macßae, Dr. Henry
W. Boone, missionary physician. Shanghai; Dr.
Robert Borland. Wuchang; Dr. Mary V. Olenton,
Wuchang: Dr. Charles S. F. Lincoln. Shanghai;
F. C. Cooper, Shanghai; S. E. Bmalley, Shang
hai; George W. Cooper, Shanghai; Mrs. Scheres
rhewsky. Tokio. Japan: Mrs. Graves. Shanghai:
Mrs. H. W. Boone Shanghai: Mrs. Pott, Shanghai:
.Mrs. Smalley, Shanghai; Mr?. Ingle (in the United
States), Mrs. Cooper. Shanghai; Mrs. Thomson,
Shanghai: Mrs. Mosher, Shanghai: Mrs. Borland,
Wuchang: Mr?. Rees, Shanghai: Mrs. Ridgely, Wu
chang; Miss Steva L. Dodson. Shanghai: Miss Ger
trude B. Mosher, deaconess, Wuchang: Miss Lillis
Crammer, Shanghai: Miss Annette B. Richmond.
Shanghai; Miss Pauline A. O:=sfor>ii Wuchang Miss
Eliza L. McCook. *
The Roman Catholic Church has only one or two
American missionaries in China. Father Hornsby,
of St. Louis, is thought to be probably the only
one from this country. The other Roman Catho
lic missionaries are. for the most part. French, al
though there arc a few Germans and Italians.
The list of. Methodist Episcopal missionaries In
China Wai printed in The Tribune last Sunday.
MISSIONARIES NOT TO SAIL.
THEIR DEPARTURE DELAYED BY CHINESE
DISTURBANCES.
The exercises of the sixth day of the annual con
ference of the Board of Foreign Missions of the
Presbyterian Church began yesterday in the assem
bly hall of the Presbyterian Building, at No. 156
Fifth-aye., with a devotional service led by the
Rev. Dr. W. R. Richards, who made special ref
erence to the missionaries in China.
Just before the meeting closed the Rev. Arthur
J. Brown asked ten of the missionaries who have
been, appointed to various points in North China,
immediately within the zone of the present dis
turbances, to meet the Rev, William R.R ichards,
chairman of the China Committee of the Board of
Foreign Missions* and himself in his study at the
close of the meeting.
These young people had expected to leave for the
scene of their labors In a few days, but when they
met Dr. Brown after the meeting they were In
formed that the Board had decided that they
should not go at present, but that they
should hold themselves in readiness to sail after
September 1. If by that date the disturbances in
crease so as to render it unsafe for the mission
aries to go Into the Interior, they will at least be
sent to some port like Chefoo. where they can
begin the study of the language under the protec
tion of the foreign Powers.
DKLEITANTY MAY GO TO CHINA.
HIS APPLICATION FOR RETIREMENT CAN
NOT BE GRANTED, AS GILMORE
COMES AHEAD OF HIM.
Warhington, June 10 (Special). — The Governor
of the Sailors' Snug Harbor is to be ordered to
Bea, probably to the Asiatic fleet. Commander
Daniel Delehanty, who has held that desirable
billet for more than two years, and who pre
vious to that was for four years Supervisor of
New-York Harbor, expected to go on the retired
list next week, on his own application, under
the opportunities offered by the personnel law,
which permitted two commanders to go off the
active list this year.
Until to-day his application had tho right of
way, and the Secretary had no alternative save
to grant It. Tn that event, the Commander
would have become a enptain, and could have
indulged himself at Snug Harbor the rest of his
life. Now he cannot remain there any longer
unless he resigns outright from the Navy. The
violent change in the popular Commander's
plans Is due to a cable dispatch, which came
to the Secretary of the Navy to-day from Com
mander Fernando P. Gilmore, commanding the
Isla de Cuba, at Manila, applying for retire
ment. He ranks Delehanty by thirty-four num
bers being No. 114 on the list of commanders
while Delehanty is No. 148. William J. Moore,
the other commander who ha? applied for re
tirement, Is No. 11-.
1 > der the provisions of the law the officers are
sele< ted in the order of seniority, rntil to-day
Moore and Del( hanty were plated for the vacan
cies, but Gilmor>''s dispatch upset all calcula
tlons, ana Delehanty will not have another
chance at the retired list until he reach-:; the
age limit. Ordinarily he would be permitted to
remain at Snug Harbor a while longer, but the
Chinese trouble has created a great demand for
offV'Ts as well as men, and Commander Dele
hanty, who has been chiefly ashore for several
yenrs, will be among the first sent to Asia.
CHINESE VICE-CONSUL'S VIEWS,
DOES NOT FEAR \YAR BETWEEN HIS
COUNTRY AND THE POWERS— STATUS
OF THE BOXERS.
Lock Wing, the Chinese Yice-Consul. last night
spoke at length to a Tribune reporter about the
situation In his country.
"1 hav^ given no Interview to the reporters," he
said, "about what would happen to my country
men hi re if the United States should be at war
With China. Neither am I responsible for what
our interpreter. Mr. McDonald, says. Still, it is
true, ;<s he is quoted in an evening paper as say
ing, that if the.^e two nations should fight each
otlif-r, the citizens of each country in the territory
of the other would be ordered to go. Wasn't that
.y when this country and Spain fought? But
I do not believe there is going to be war. No
nation in these days can ever think of tinhtlnK half
ii others. That would be Impossible. It
would he foolish. So I have not the slightest feel-
Ing of anxiety about the Chinamen In the United
States. Even if there is further trouble, or sup
pose the present reported disturbances have hap
;.nd the United States takc-s strong ai
am quite confident that my people In this country
will not be troubled. Tills country will treat
them with all the more hospitable feelings, b<
of their home land being in dirti> ■■>
"The Boxers have no connection With the Chinese
Government. The statements that the Empress
sympathizes with them in their deeds >'f. ..
I deny. Suppose they should n«-t control ..f the
where would the present rul rs be?
Wouldn't t..ey be worse off than if the foreign
nations had stepped tn to help the authorities stop
The Boxers are se< ty m m
who have broken out In force many times
never bo dangerously as now. Th>> rulers,
: v. . can put them down In time, and will.
But i !blna is a •> much
moi •■ Blowly thei • I ban they do >
"Ther< irally an anti-foreign sentimnt in
china, but all that will gradually cnai ge with the
Introduction of railro i As It Ii
community is by itself, has Ita own 'Mist.;.
anything beyond. But wh
day of change comes China will he a wr.-at nation.
"We Uo not credit any of these reports unless
thej ar>_ confirmed by Mini ■r. You re
member a few (lays ago th:ij the disi
saying that the Empress Dowager had gone to the
Ruffian Legation i'>r refuge, well, that is pr0b
....-curate way these I >rts are
coming
"I cannot say anything about the future of China,
but I feel that the Chinamen here are going to be
treated, .i>.--i that there cannot be any war
between my Government and the foreign nations.'
RUMORS OF AN EXTRA SESSION.
Chicago, June 19.— A dispatch to "The Tribune"
dated Washington says:
Persistent rumors are afloat that President Mc-
Kinley has decided to call an extra session of Con
gress to deal with the Chinese situation. If war
< x :«:.«- In China, growing- out of the destruction of
the United Stntia ami other legations, it will be
necessary to send more troops to China. Owing to
conditions in the Philippines no more troops can
bo withdrawn safely. Therefore it will require
authority from Congress to furnish troops.
The rumors of an extra session cannot bo traced
to a trustworthy source, and inquiries at the White
House throw no light on the subject. A member
of the President's official family hen questioned
eald:
"I do not know whether this matter has been dis
cussed or not, but the President can be depended
upon to do everything In his power to protect the
lives and property of Americans In China. Here
tofore this country has acted Independently, but is
now acting in concert with the Powers."
R. B. SHERIDAN ON CHI^A
RELATIVE OF THK AUTHOR TALKS OF
HIS EXPERIENCES THERE.
BELIEVES POWERS WILL. RESTORE THE
EMPEROR AS AN "INTERNATIONAL
NOMINEE"— CONFLICT WITH THE
EMPRESS— THE BOXERS.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, a descendant of the
brother of the Irish dramatist and orator of th.it
r.ime, Is staying: In New-York. He is in this city
for a lit! while on his way from the East to his
home In England. Since 1537 Mr. Sheridan has
b.:on In China and other Eastern countries, and
his observations of the conditions which prevailed
in the Chinese Empire arc particularly noteworthy
at this? time. In the three years which Mr. Sheri
dan spent in China he studied thoroughly the sit
uation there and the causes which have led to the
present troubles. During his sojourn in the East
he gathered together copious material, which he
will make use of in a book which he Intends to
write.
In view of the somewhat unsatisfactory report*
■which have reached here of the reasons underlying
the uprising of the Boxers, the views which Mr.
Sheridan expressed last nighi to ■ Tribune reporter
an vested frith unusual interest. For one thing, he
asserts that the Boxers are animated, not si much
by a desire to wage warfare on the foreigners as
to restore th« Emperor to power. The anti-foreien
feeling, Mr. Sheridan said, was due mainly to the
prevalent \<'< a that the foreigners were bent upon
the partition of China. Undoubtedly, however, he
contended, unless the Powers grappled Immedlateiy
atid effectively -.viih the difficulty which now con
front.-d them, the probability was that the whole
country would ris»- in rebellion.
The recent outbreak Mr. Sheridan traces to the
struggle for supremacy between the Emperor and
the Empress Dowaxer two years aeo. His de
scription of the circumstances appertaining to the
practical deposition of the Emperor considerably
amplifies the dispatches, conflicting, as they were.
fr..m day to day, of the contest for domination of
the reform party, as represented in the Emperor,
and of the anti-reform element, as personified in
the Empress Dowager.
"The struggle came to a critical issue." Mr. Sher-
Idan related, "in September. IMb, while the Em
press was away from Peking, at her summer palace.
Acting upon the advice of Kang Yu Wei, his tutor
—a man of great perspicacity, who i« called the
modern Confucious— the Emperor determined to
free himself of the control and sway of the Dow
ager.
PLOT FORMED ON SEPTEMBER 17.
"On September 17 the p!ot was formed, and Gen
eral Yuen, who had command of 10,000 trained sol
di.-is in Tien-Tsln, was ordered to march on
Peking in order to support the Emperor. Yuen
agreed to do so on condition that he receive writ
ten authority. Th.- Emperor weakly declined to
commit himself, and Yuen refused to move his
troops. Two days later the Empress heard of the
plot, and hurried back to Peking. Lv Yung, an
official of high standing, was one of the conspira
tors, and a letter which he wrote to one of his as
sociates describing the part he was taking in the
plot fell into the hands of the Empress. In that
letter he .spoke offensively of the Empress's morals.
age and ability. Yu sought to save himself by be
traying the plot and his co-conspirators, but while
the Empress forgave him lor his part in the con
spiracy she could not forgive him for what he had
:*;i!d about her personally, and he was tortured.
"At this time Marquis ito, of Japan, was in
Peking to arrange for the proper training of the
Chinese army and navy, with a view to co-oper
ating with Japan. This was one of the retorm
alms of the Emperor. The Empress heard of the
proposed conference and Insisted that she should
be present, hidden by a screen, in order to hear
what passed. She was present, and when Ito
came in the Emperor, instead of discussing the
questions for which the conference was arranged,
displayed his WOSJcbsm by merely asking- such
ordinary Chinese questttm as "Are you married?'
'What is your age?" and then raising his tea cup
as a signal that the interview was at an end.
Marquis fto v. as Indignant at such treatment, and
left China at once for Japun. That night the Em
peror was depos. who had assisted him
in the conspiracy were executed. The report was
Circulated that he was dead.
"Then arose a public clamor against the Em
press. Peking and Tien-Tsln and other towns
were placarded by the people opposed to the Em
press, threatening to rise in rebellion and also to
massacre th< is, who they believed were
la sympathy with the Empress's policy.
EXTENT OF SECRET SOCIETIES.
"The natives who threatened this outbreak."
continued Mr. Sheridan, "belonged to the secret
societies. China Is honeycombed with these or
ganizations. The societies of the North are eon-
Wlth those of the South, and the dlsaffec
which they gave vent at tha time of which
I speak has continued until now. The existing
mces are merely a development of what
occurred two years ij.to. The strongest societies
are -in- Cantonese, and these are entirely opposed
Empr< ss. The Boxers, numerous as they
are, art only the delegates of these societies. The
Empress Is i ncouraging the Boxers, but she can
never control them, and if .she continues to prompt
them they will ultimately destroy her. The
unless suppressed by the Powers will rise
in every parl Empire. They will fiK-ht for
lishmenl of the Emperor, and will un
the foreigners, who. by -he
machinations ol the Empress herself, ire gener
ally looked upon as seeking the partition of china.
Boxen is undoubtedly to
the Empress and to restore the Emperor,
and unless the allied foreea disperse these natives
or come to terms with them the whole of China
will soon be in revolt.
■ ■« hardly a man in the country." added
Mr. Sheridan, "who is not a member of the
society, and if only a small force is sent
them, and should it be temporarily r< buffed, the
:. upon this force as embodying the
strength of Europe, and will be correspondingly en-
Mr. Sheridan was Inclined to depreciate the use
fulness of the missionaries in China. He said they
•ed with the habits and customs and
' is which the Chinese b ■<! held for centuries,
an Interferen v. „ h was not conducive t" good
: . a tl ■ and people of other
countries. I; was .t common thins. Mr. Sheridan
native to say t>> a missionary: "Why
do you come to us? Our religion la a.s old as yours.
Have you made your own people bo good that you
. no more i^od v"
"J think the Powers." _\| r Sheridan said further,
"will ultimately deprive the Empress of all power,
and will place the Emperor on the throne as a
sort of International nomip.ee. He will rule China,
but will himi trolled by the Powers. This
.\ ill prevent European complications. I do
lleve that China is to be sliced up. To at
tempt to divide the country would :>e like throw-
Ing a bone among apa -- [1 would mean
a general (\<.:}\i among the nations.
1 PART PLAYED BY RUSSIA.
"While Russia is playing a subtle game in China.
and Is seeking to install herself there, I don't be
lli V 6 she vvil] fight. For one thing she is not ready
for war. Before making any decisive move, she Is
going to wait until the Siberian railroad is finished.
When ahe took Pori Arthur the Russian Admiral
lons to leave there If the British Beet
remained. Russia Is looking for no complications
that will involve her in a war."
Mr. Sheridan Bald, however, that the Dowager
Empress was undoubted I j being inspired i
Inspiring, the Russian Government. Russian di
ploma I bet !i carried to a high state
In China, so nnuh so, that when a
Russian dplomat met an English, American or
German Minister in Legatl . he was given to
Ige that fo tar as
itlc scheming went, Ku^in had by far the
r end ol tlie .stick.
AS TO AGUINALDO.
In his stay in the l.'.ist Mr. Sheridan spent a COB
me In the. Philippines. He saw Agul
.-.v >ral times, and on January li: of last
rear waa Invited by some merchants ol Manila to
ntei . . ■ ■ ■ between the natives and the
American authorities. Hut in consequence .■:' tha
n t .i u • •1 1 by on., of the bank managers In
Manila. Mr - I he ■ OUld •
officially for the merchants In the matter of media
tion,
Mr. Sheridan, however, saw Aguinaldo at Malolos
"He waa quite willing." Mr, Sh.-ridun Maid, "and
Indeed most that the misunderstanding
n hlmsell and the Americans should be
amicably arranged. He did not in any sense desire
the withdrawal o* the American troops, He
wished them to remain to protect the natives from
foreign Powers, while at the same time he Insisted
on Filipino md. !■• He would gladly nave
Horsford's Acid Phosphate
FOR
Brain Workers.
Strengthens the exhausted and confused
brain, relieves nervous headache and induces
refreshing sleep. A wholesome tonic.
Genuine bean name Horjfokd's on wrapper.
accepted a government on the terms that th«
Americans should remain In the Islands and control
the port* and collect all duties. The duties, when
collected. Agutnaldo suggested, should be divided
Into three parts, as follows: One-third to be ap
propriated for the repayment of the C0.n00.000 paid
to Spain; one-third to be retained by th« Amer
icana for the maintenance of their fleet and army
In the Pnlllppines, and one-third to go for ihe main
tenance of the Filipino government. He was
agreeable that the Filipino government should be
subject to the advice of an American official, to oe
appointed by the American Government, and whose
advice should be final."
TROFBLE WITH COMMUNICATIONS.
CHINESE GOVERNMENT SHUTS OFF A
STEAMER ROUTE-ACTION OF
ALLIED FLEET
London, June 19.— 1t was announced to-day
that the Chinese Government has given r.otk-e
to the cahle companies that it Is unable to pro
vide any longer the daily boat BClvlcs hitherto
run between Taku and Che-Foo. whereby dis
patches were filed after the destruction of th*»
overland mute.
It was further learned that It was quite likely
that even Che-Foo. which Id over two hundred
miles from Taku, will not long be available
for sending cables. The nearest point of com
munication with the outer world will then be
come Shanghai, or six hundred mil^s from th«
seat of operations.
The reason for the probable Isolation of Che-
Foo consists In the fact that it Is only connect
ed with the main line by loops. The Junction is
inland at Chin-Ing, and Boxers are believed to be
In that neighborhood. If they are successful
their first step is sure to be the destruction of
the line.
All dispatches now coming from Taku are
taken to Che-Foo in vessels of the Powers,
which may shortly have to go to Shanghai.
This tedious method of communication may
exist for some time after the united forces reach
Peking-
Tho first opening of communications between
Taku and Peking will undoubtedly be by means
of military wires, which will be taxed to the
utnv at by the demands of the commanders of
the various nations. So complete Is the destruc
tion of the company's wires between Tien-Tsin
and Peking that it is estimated It will take
many days to restore them, even after the
united forces control that portion of the coun
try. Hence all signs point to long lapses be
uvohii direct news an.i the little that leaks out,
except such official reports as the governments
choose to give out.
The Central Cahle Office of the "Western Union
Telegraph Company is advised by the Great North
Owe f/^Wh-^r <ffm>'
This is the Last Day
At six o'clock to-night we shall close the Dickens Club.
We expect that every set will be sold by then. If any are left we shall maw;
them for folks who live at a distance, and who send their orders by mail in direct s«
sponse to this advertisement.
This is the Autograph Edition De Luxe of Charles Dickens's Complete Work^
published by Chapman & Hull, London.
The only way you can get it without paying nearly three times oar price is by jaia
ing the Wanamaker- Dickens Club before it closes.
Xshe Little-Mont hly-Yay ment Yri-Vilege
The terms are $1 cash (paid when you apply for membership ) and $4 each moflfb
thereafter till the books are fully paid for. Directly you are accepted as a Club mem
ber, we will deliver the entire set of thirty volumes to you, so that you can use them
while you are completing the purchase.
Kema.rka.ble Ng 'Reductions Ng on
Tailor-made DRESSES
These are the best offerings made this season. One lot is of dresses irom best
American makers; the other is a collection of tailor-made dresses from abroad. They
represent the smartest and handsomest styles of thj season. We BMist sell them <
— this is why these startling reductions. Every woman will find abundant need tor these
suits, this summer, as well as next fall — and this is rare elegance .o obtain at such nomi
nal cost.
At $25— Dresses, of broad-made cheviots and home- At $30— A amaba d ssassslßd !■!■ mm h dresses,
spurs; made with Eton, By front and tight-fitting of brondc'ioth ia pisjuj ikirim >:vfcs;
coats; and stylish skirts. A number are trimmed i workmanship :r.J in:.,
—all are richly silk-liaed. Values up to $61. up to $110.
Reed, and Bamboo, ancT "Old HicKpry" v?
FURNITURE >«
Artistic summer furniture. There are numerous new designs this year — handsomei
than ever before. Much of it made for interior use — attractive chairs and divans — cock
and comfortable, besides. We have wide assortments of the various sorts. The 4 'olc
Hickory" style, strong, rugged furniture that will endure for a generation, has attractec
a great deal of attention. We have still a good supply of it. Some prices:
Upholstered Reed Furniture- Old Hickory Furniture
$22— High back reed divan, with cushion. 4 , ,- . , • ...
$25-GreW reed sofa, with cushion. Vr Arm '?*"'• *"' "?^
$30-Fancy reed sofa ; cushioned seat and back. ft' £"*" cha , ir ; W™ se:it j* ck ;
$13.50-^e d arm chiir, with cushion. S 'rT m° tOC^ : ¥ *£ ■**?k? k
$20 -Fancy reed chair ; cushioned seat and back. $6- Double settee; Sfiial seat and back.
$20— Reed rocker ; cushioned seat and back. Other Rustic Furniture—
Green Reed Furniture— $2.25 — Armchair; high spindled back.
$3.75 — Woven Seat stooL $2.7s— Rocket; high spindled back.
— Woven seat chair. $3— Green rocker; high spindled back.
— Woven seat arm chair. Bamboo Furniture
$11.25— Woven seat arm rocker. 75c— Bamboo tabourettes.
$13.50 — Woven seat arm chair. $2.75 — Bamboo book-rack.
< r k $13.50— Woven seat divan - $3.25— 8amb00 corner book-rack.
Old Hickory Furniture $4— Bamboo book-rack.
$2— Window seat, with woven splint bottom. -Splint porch rocktr ; slat back.
$2.50— Keg stool; woven splint top. $1.50— "-Woven reed rocker; slat back.
$2.so— Arm chair; splint seat and back. $2.50 — Splint aria chair; slat back.
$3— Arm chair; splint seat, spindled back. $2.50— Arm rocker; splint seat and back.
$3.50— Arm chair; splint seat arid back. $3.25— Arm rocker; woven reed seat and back
Fourth, floor. J $4— Settee; spindled fcscafc wood seat.
JOHN WANAMAKER
Formerly A. T. Stewart & Co.. Broadway, Fourth Avenue, Ninth and Tenth Streets.
ern Company that It hopes to be able to organ!z3
shortly, with the assistance of the united fleets,
the service between Che-Foo and Tien-Tsin (tak
lr.j^ T«ku en route), abanirteije.l by the Chinese ad
ministration. lo_the meaji tTme the Or«M' North
ern Company recommenila that Government tele
grams for these destinations be addressed to tho
respective Consulates at Che-Foo, which will be
able to forward them to their destination by the
dispatch and torpedo boats callir;s at Che-Foo.
The Commercial Cab!e Company yest?rday after
noon sent out the following notice:
Owinp to Iseivy delay en the Sib"rl-.n land lln»s
messages for Jipan routfM via Northern ran only
be accepted at sender's risk. The Eastern Is work
inK with only normal delay.
The rnisunsrrtsl Cat
followlr.fi; notice ]
Th? Great Northern T«»l^graph Company win do
their best to forward telegrams from Tlen-Tsln
with as little delay na possible.
We are advised that the Chinese a.Jrr.!n!stratlon
canceis tho last ocT.mur.icatlon concerning postal
service from Che-Foo. E*.i
The communication from Che-Foo roncernlaff
postal service referred to wa* as follows:
Accordlrff to the lat>»st t.tvlce* lir.i Unca be
tween Taku an<l Lutat <a tP'**sraph station on th»
Helampo routp. cor.ti^uous to and ;o thf north
war! of Taku i ire now interrupted, thus cutting
off entirely telegraphic commurication with Tl^n-
Tsln and Taku. Telegrams for the*? two places
with foil postal address fa plHin lar:?'^jr&. but not
umler registered artrir»s»ei»,- ijtlll b« farw.-.rdfri by
post from Che- For. A steam* r w:!I run rtaliy be
tween Che-Foo an-1 Ti^n-Tsln. Te'?s?Tam3 ror New-
Chwai and Port Arthur may be s*nt v a
Hrlampo.
AMERICAN BOARD ANXIOT'3.
Boston. June 19.— Th» printed dispatches frora
Port Arthur saying that telegraphic connection be
tween Peking and Kalian, northwest r.f the capital,
has been cut. that rloti.is Is going on in Kalgan.
that missionaries have been as=au!t>*d and that
their position is critical, are of moment to the of
ficials of the Amerl?an Boanl in Boston. Three of
its missionaries are in Kalgran now— the Rev. Mark
Williams, who ha been a missionary since 1566;
the Rev. William P. Bprague. who embarked for
the field in 1574. ar.d Mr?. V. I. rir>ragiie. who be
came a missionary and married Mr. 3[,rasue in ISO 3.
Kalgan Is one of tho mosr northern cities of
China, situated on the Sang-Po River, si a sare In
the Great Wall, in the Province of Chi'.i, 123 miles
northwest of Peking, It is an Important com
mercial station on the read between China »M
Siberia.
VESSEL MISSiyG MAST UOyTH3.
Washington. .Tun* It.— Vice-Consul at Trieste
reports that he has received notice from the local
Imperial Royal Maritime Government that nothing
having be«n heard from the Austrian bark Palmier
since It sailed from Pensacola on December 13, 18S9.
it Is presumed that the vessel anil crew are lost.
Among- the crew were two American citizens.
Cicero Ake-.s. of Washington, and William Woe*.
all. of Terra, Ga.

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