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?VOLUME xIjx-- NCJMBEIt 4 WHEELING. W^va., TUE.sIa'Y, AUGUST 28. 1900. PRIGE TWO GENTS.{*?ve ce$m.
. allies Have
west OF pekin.
Resume Ag^rossive uperauons-?.Latcst
Cablegram From Chifiese
y Sources at Shanghai.
' Tor Prince Tuan's Arrest and tho
Disarmament of tho Boxers.
Wires Empress Dowager.
LONDON, August 28.-0:50 a. m.
?The allies, resuming aggressive operations,
have taken the district west
01* Pekin. This statement, based on
Chinoso authority is cabled from
Shanghai. From tho same placS
comes tho further statement that Li
Hung Chang has wired tho Empress
Dowager at Haian Fu, requesting
tho arrest of Prince Tuan and the disarmament
of the Boxers, in order to
give mm an upcuiag xor uegoumious
vlth tho powers.
PARIS, August 28.?4:25 a. m.?A
special dispatch to Lo Siecle, from
St. Petersburg, says: "It is persistently
rumored in St. Petersburg1 that
tho Russian government has received
a dispatch asserting that, after
a fierce battle inside Pekin, the
ullies retreated, losing one thousand
eight hundred men, mostly Russians.
It is further said that the Chinese
occupy fortified positions, from
which they are bombarding the allie3
in a murderous manner."
Of the Boxer Outrages "Was General
Yung Lu?Russia Not Favorable ta
Dealing in a Spirit of Revenge.
LONDON, Aug. 28, 3:15 a. m.?1The
Illuminations projected at Shanghai In
celebration of Pekln's relief have been
abandoned lest they should cause a native
outbreak. "Evidence has been received
here," says the Shanghai correspondent
of the Standard, "going to
show that General Yung Lu was the
real author of the antl-forelgn outbreak;
the empress dowager. Prince
Tuan and the others all having been
persuaded by him to take an extreme
attitude, while he stood aside and
" awaited" developments."-- ? - . ..
American refugee missionaries In
Amoy, according to the Hong Kong
correspondent of the Dally Mall are
anxious to return to the Interior; but
the United States consul has forbidden
them to do so and urges Them .to go to
the Philippines or to return to America.
Shanghai advices to the. Dally
News says that consular opinion there
looks upon Japanese action in the landing
of troops at Amoy, despite the
protests of the consuls as similar to
that of Russia at New Chwang, the
whole Indicating a tendency to a par
tition or tnc empire.
Want No Spirit of Revenge.
""Russian Journals agree," says the
Moscow correspondent of the Standard,
"that It is Impossible to deal with China*
In the spirit of revenge, as suggested
by Emperor William, that methods
less drastic can better accomplish the
ends of Russia In Manchuria. The
question would be satisfactorily settled
to Russian minds by the seizure of the
northern provinces."
A St. Petersburg special quoted Emperor
William, when wiring in answer
to the announcement that a Russian
regiment had been named after him as
"Express my'good wishes to-day with
all the greater Joy since our Russian
and German commanders after a long
time are fighting together again, shoulder
to shoulder. According to an old and
sacred tradition, victory will not be
To Attend the G. A. R. Encampment
Becauso President McKinley "Will
Not be Able to bo Present.
CHICAGO, Aug. 27.?William J. Bryan
has followed the example of President
McKlnlcy nnd declined to be a
visitor nt the National encampment,
lie this afternoon sent a message to
Executive Director William It. Harper,
the head of the local committee In
charge of the local end of the encampment,
saying that because of the absence
of President McKlnley, from the
encampment, he considered It advisable
to remain away. His telegram Is as
"LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 27.
"To W. II. Harper, Executive Director
of the G. A. R., Chicago.
"Since President McKlnley declined
by public business, I believe that the
proprieties of the occasion demand that
I also dccllno and thus rnlltrva thn ro.
union of nny appearance of partisanship.
The local commlttec, through Mr.
Ilarpcr, expressed its regrots at tho Inability
of Mr. JJryan to bo present by
pending him the following mesuage:
"CHICAGO, Aug. 27.
"To Col. TVrn. J, Bryan, Lincoln, Neb.
'Tour telegram declining the invitation
to tho G. A. R. becauno of President
McKlnley's absence by reason of
his public duties, received. Tho executive
committee appreciates your delicacy
of sentiment under the circumstances,
while regretting that we cannot
have the pleasure and honor of entertaining
(Signed.) "W. II. HARPER,"
"ExeuuMvrf Director."
Democrats Have About Decided to
Place Him In Nomination for Congress
from tho First District?Ohio
River Railroad Behind the Hove
Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
SISTEIISVILLE, W. Va., August 27.
?There Is going to be an Interesting
time hcreat the First district Democrat- |
lc congressloanal convention to-morrow.
"Who the unfortunate person will bo Is
a query. '. I
For weeks the powers that, be!
among the unterrlfled have been trying
to gut some one of the many who have
been mentioned to come forth and al-1
low themselves ,to be slaughtered, but1
most of thoso mentioned have declined.
A piece o? news on the street hero tonight
Is that after considerable prcs- |
sure had been brought to bear op'him,1
Col. T. Moore Jackson, of the short Hue
railroad, at Clarksburg, had consented
to make' the race. ,
H. P. Camden, attorney for tho Ohio
River railroad, was In the city a couple
of days ago, feeling around In regard
to, the matter. He found that Tyler
and Wetzel counties were In favor of
Col. Jackson, and he stated that Col.
Jackson would be a candidate.
Did Not Givo His Consent.
It Is understood here that this gentleman
did not give his consent to his
name going before the convention until
after he had received a communication
from Col. G. A. Burt, of the Ohio
| LONDON, Aug. 27.?A dispute
% aguchi reports that tho Chinese h
% ing Pekin, and that 9,000 men, -wi
vrard Pekin from Shan Tung, pro
<!> communications.
River railroad, to the effect that it
iwihM ho fhn rtf?hf fMntr fnr him fn dn.
The short line railroad of which Jackson
Is president is a branch of the Ohio
River railroad.
Of those who have been talked of as
candidates before the convention the
names of.Col. W. W. Arnett, Col. Ben
Wilson, W. W..? Brannon, John 0. Pendleton
and Andy Edminston have been
the most prominently mentioned.
John 0. Pendleton Is the most formidable
man In the bunch, but as he does
not want the nomination, It is likely
Col. Jackson will get it on the first ballot,
If not by acclamation.
Thv delegates" who are already here
say that Jackson has the call, ani will
-get-,the nOTnlnatlfchV1' There are'-very:.
few delegates here this evening, but the
indications are there will be a large
number here to-morrow.
Being1 Pound in the Capo Nome Country?Three
Castaways Rescued, One
of Tliem a Count.
NOME, August 17.?(Via Seattle,
Wash., August 27.)?Late mining developments
have been of a satisfactory nature.
No doubt now' remains of the
genuineness of the Kougrock strike;
Harris and Quartz creeks, in that coyntry,
are rich, and the former shows
from 25 cents to $1 50 to the pan. Oregon
creek and its tributaries, Hungry
creek, in the Granite district, have developed
unexpected richness, and a
very wide expanse of pay gravel. Coming
nearer home, attention is Just now
centering on Hastlng's creek, eight
miles east of Nome. There prospectors
have uncovered a gravel bed fifteen feet
in thickness, and of unknown breadth,
extending from the gulch way up Into
the hills. Where ever prospectors have
gone u nas ueen lourni to, carry goiu in
paying quantities. Prospectors believe
that In It they have found the "ancient
channel." Already several pumping
plants have been set up In the creek,
and It Is believed that the next season
Hastings creek will bo the scene of the
most extensive operations In tho country.
The steamer Alboan left yesterday
fOr an Island In tho lower waters of
the Arctic ocean to rescue three castaways,
one of whom Is Count Du Pare,
of Paris. The men had attempted to
reach Siberia by a small schooner, but
the little craft was driven far off her
course, and Into the Arctic.
By tho Pops After tho Declination ot
Towne Had Been Accepted?Senator
Butler Opposed to Proposition.
CHICAGO, August 27.?At a meeting
of tho People's party national commit
Ico to-day tho declination of Charles
A. Towno as tho vlco prealdent nomlnco
of the pnrty was accepted, and the
name of Adlal E. Stevenson was put
In hla place. Thin result was obtained
after a Jons debate, beginning at 2 p.
m. and ending about (J:30 p. m. In tho
beginning there were three caucuses,
advocated by different members at tho
committee, viz: To nominate a Populist,
to leavo the place blank, or lastly
to endorse Mr. Stevenson. Mr. Butler,
chairman of tho committee, In a *.varm
speech of some length advocated leaving
tho place blank, contending that
Bryan and Stevenson would rtcolve
more Populist votes than If n candidate
for vice president were named. But one
teat vote was taken. A motion was
made to endorse Mr. Stevenson. For
this motion Mr. Washburn, of Massa
enunetta, moved oh a aubntltuto that a
Populist be placid upon the ticket. The
nub.itltuto waft lout on a cnll of th<? roll
by a voto of 24 nyea to 71 nay*. Tho
original motion won then Adopted by a
vlvu voce voto. Thoro wero #124 mem* j
bern of tho committee present dr represented
by proxy.
Baltimore Ovor Half a Million.
WASHINGTON. D. C., August 27.-!
Tho connun of Baltimore, na Just billJotlncd
t>y thcrconHM bureau, In 603,997,.
agalnnt 434.43S.in 1890. Tirta in an incrcuao
of 74,618,-or 17 J5 por.ccnU
The Policy of Emperor William Evidently
is One of Conquest.
Note Prom Conger Says
Are in Pekln?Military Trying to
Eestore Order?Chaffee Boports
Another Engagement
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27.?The
deparment of state makes public the
following dispatch from Minister
Conger, received this morning:
TAKTT, August 27.
"Secretary of State, Washington.
"No important movements since
last dispatch. Military is trying to
restore order. No report of the Chinese
government encountered yet.
Several ministers of the Tsung Li
Yamen reported in tho city and are
expected to appear soon. Generals
decldo not to enter imperial palace,
leaving it practically vacant. Two
thousand Germans arrived to-doy.
(Signed) "CONGEE."
This (llnnntrh In undated, but from
h from Toldo says General Yam- V
ave not abandoned Iiopa of retak- x
th 1,500 guns, -were advancing- to- Jj>
bably intending to cut the allies' >J
the fact that it mentions the arrival or
a German force at Pekln, which has
not yet been reported from any other
quarter, It is presumed to be of very
recant origin.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27.?The following
dispatch from General Chaffee
j has been received at the war depart[
TAXTJ, August 27.
j "Adjutant General. Washington.
"Colonel Wint, on the 19th, reports
! marched at 4 a. m. and engaged large
j force of enemy seven miles from city;
dispersed them, killing about hundred.
Americans lost five wounded.
Will cable names wounded as soon as
(Signed) "CHAFFEE."
i.Colonel .Wlnt- lgjleutenant colonel of(
th? Sixth cavalry, but Is acting as coloncl
in tile absence of Colonel Sumner,
who Is in Europe. The flght probably
occurred near Tien Tsln, as the Sixth
cavalry was at that place at the time
Upon the Allies' Lines of Communication
Moro Formidable Than Was
Expected?German Troops Pouring
In?Our Troops Can Not Now Be
WASHINGTON. August 27.?After
several day's Intermission In Chinese
advices, the government to-day received
two dispatches, which presumably
brings lis advices up to this date.
There are Indications that the principal
delays in the lines of communication
are on account of their being between
Tien Tsln, a fact explained by the newspaper
advlccs that small bands of Boxers
are operating on the line of the
common Pekln campaign force. The
fact that more than a week was covered
by the last Interruption gives rise
to the belief here that these attacks
upon the lines of communication by
Boxers are more ^formidable than was
supposed to be possible, after the heavy
losses Inflicted upon them by the international
forccs In Its advance.
The important dispatch to thl? day
was one from Minister Conger, relative
to the military situation In'Pekln. Unfortunately,
It lacked a date, the minister
presumably not having received
the department's Instructions to Include
the date In the body of his dispatches.
The state department concluding from
Internal ovldenco that Mr. Conger's
message was certainly later than any
official emanation from the Chlnesa
capital, the message was allowed publicity
for what It wan worth. Mr. Conger's
reference to the arrival of 2,003
fresh German troops caused some surprise,
no one, apparently, having closoly
watched the movements of the German
contingent, which Is now arriving with
fairly regular frequency In China, and
which consequently may be expected
soon to equal In numerical strength the
military contingents of any of the Europe!)
nations there represented.
Appearanco of Tsunp LI Yamen.
A significant statement In Minister
Conger's dispatch Is that respecting tho
expected appearanco In Pekln of some
of the members of tho Tsung LI Yamen.
A natural construction to be given to
this statement Is that these ministers
wish to undertake to represent the Chinese
government formally Jn negotiations
with the powers. It having been
found Impossible up to this momont,
according fo Mr. Conger's statement, to
meet any representative of thiF Chinese
government In Pekln who was competent
to open negotiations, It has been
Inferred that If these ministers actually
appear with proper credentials, one of
the problems connected with the present
difficult situation In China will bo
solved. With some responsibly person
or perrons to deal with, it may be possible
for the United States to comu to
an agreement ns to a settlement of the
trouble. JCver slncn the fall of Pekln
the principal difficulty confronting the
government has been to arrange for tho
next movement In Its programme. It
could not withdraw its troops, even If
Il[ were bo disposed, without arranging
for Indemnification of the heavy cost It
has been put to In the campaign. Also,
it must make arrangements with somo
responsible authority for the future
protection of American Interests In China,
as our business Interest cannot be
withdrawn along with the army of occupationi
Therefore, aa conveying a
faint hope that in tho persons of these
members of the Tsung Li Yamen there
may be found some authorized representative
of tho Chinese government
those point*, the message of Mr. Conger
was very welcome to the authorities
Dispatching of tho Castino.
Another statement In Mr. Conger's
dispatch relative to tho decision of the
generals not to enter the Imperial patace,
appears to explain the movements
of the American troops, which the press
dispatches were unable to clear up, m
gates, after capturing all but one of
thfml Another event of the day of
somo Interest was the order dispatching
thfl Castlne from Shanghai to Amoy,
distant about 400 miles. The little gun
boat should make the run In about two
days, under favorablo conditions. Her
force Is small, but sufficient to serve tho
moral purposes, If there be need for
such. It appears that she Is ordered
to Amoy quite as much on account of
representations from well informed
business circles, as from any official
The first direct word from Goneral
Chaffee since August 18, came to-day'ln
the form of a cablegram dated to-day
at Taku, reporting the action of the
Sixth cavalry with the enemy near
Tlon Tsin.
This cable odds nothing to the Information
of the department In retention
to military movements, as It la
simply General Chaffee's belated official
report of an engagement previously
reported by Admiral ltemey In a cabfo
dated Taku. August 20.
Charged With Slaying His Step-son
and Attempting to Kill His Wife.
Bastile Guarded.
Special Dispatch to tho Intelligencer. (
PARKERSBURG, W. Va., August 27.
?Samuel Shepherd, who was arrested
Saturday", accused of murdering his
step-son, and attempting to slay his
wife, at Peewee, Wirt county, last
Tuesday, has been lodged In the Wirt
county Jail, at Elizabeth, to secure him
from th*! threatened vengeance of a
mob of his neighbors, who declare that
this Is Shepherd's second murddr, and
they are determined he shall suffer for
It immediately.
1 Stipphi'pl 1-t s Mil Jin ml V -iHvc and
unconscious, with a gaping-wound In
her skull.
Until there Is a change In her condition.
there will be no preliminary examination
of Shepherd. Tho whole
county Is aroused, and open threats of
lynching continue. Trouble Is still
icareu. a no jau is using strung'}
On Its Fine Appearanco at the National
Encampment of the Knights
of Pythias?Selected as tho Color
Spcclal Dispatch to tho Intelligencer.
DETROIT, Mich., A up. 27.?Camp
Pingrce, the Knights of Pythias camp,
was opened this afternoon with an
elaborate ceremony. West Virginia
Knights participated prominently, and
both Infantry nnd battery were commended
highly by Major General Carnalmn
for their excellent appearance
and equipment. To-night Coeur do Lion
Company, dressed In their natty white
fatigue uniforms and headed by Melster's
band, marched through tho principal
streets and called on the California
delegation, where an elaborate banquet
and reception was held.
It was the first state to call on the
Golden Gate applicants for tho next encnmjiment,
and they were met with an
ovation. All along the streets people
nnnlntulfwl nml vlll.mit linvo
<>j<t>IUUUI.U "'"'""I UUJO
from Wheeling present the best appearance
of any so far arrived.
The local papers class the Couer do
Lion Company as the silk stocking organization
of the encampment, and they
deserve the distinction. Battery A enjoys
tho position of being tho only battery
In the United States and for that
reason It attracts general admiration
and attention. To-morrow the big parade
will occur and "West Virginia has
been selected to act as tho color regiment
by General Carnnhnn. It Is estimated
that 17,000 uniformed men nroln
the camp to-night.
Knights Under Tents.
DETROIT, August 27.?'"Camo Plngree,"
as tho Knights of Pythias military
camp 1b officially designated, was
In full swing to-day, although Major
General Carnahnn docs not take charge
olllclally till this evening. Five thousand
men slept on the tented field last
night, and new arrivals were reported
all day.
"Potato" Pingreo In Bad Health.
DETROIT, Mich., August 27.?Govcr-'
nor Plngrco> has written Chairman
Dfekman, of the stato committee, do-1
oltn(ni? Oin Inltnr'u Invllollnn trx
jmny Governor ttooHevclt and Colonel
A. T. Wlua, Uepubllcnn candidate for 1
governor, on RookovoU'r brief cam- j
paigning trJp in Michigan. Governor
Plngrec given poor hcnlth, previous engagements
and IiIh Intention to tnko a
brief rest na llio rcanon for non-ncroptnnco.
Western Tornado.
8EDALIA, Mo., August 27.?A Ptorm
bordering closely on n tornndo struck
thin city thin afternoon. Throe buildings
on Main Htroet were blown down,
Woods' opera house was practically unroofed
and dozens of smaller buildings
were damaged. Thousands of shade
trees wero broken and torn up by the
roots. No loss of llfo is reported.
nitmrw i *ti\ PPI
Marched In the Big Parade at the
G. A. R. Encampment?First
Day was an Ideal One.
"With Old Soldiers nnd Other Visitors.
Great March <}? the Grand Army
To-Day's Attraction.
I CHICAGO, August 27.?The thlrtyJ
fourth annual cncumpmcnt of the G.
A. R., which was formally opened last
night by thy monster meeting in tlis
Coliseum, was in full blast to-day, and
in all respects it promises to be the
greatest and most successful encampment
the army has ever held. All la-st
night and all of to-day train after train,
loaded down with veterans and their
friends, rolled into the various depots
In the city, and by evening it tvas estimated
by railroad officials that fully
45,000 old soldiers had arrived, and that
300,000 other excursionists had come
with them. It is expected that there
will be 30,000 additional arrivals by tomorrow
morning. The veterans have
come from all parts of the republic, and
every northern state has sent a strong
contingent. The New York delegation
is one of the largest the empire state
has ever sent to an annual encampment.
Fully 1,000 of them had come in
by this morning, and every train from
the east brings more of them. New
Jersey, Pennsylvania ana mo jncw
England states are all represented by*
large numbers of old soldiers. Iowa,
Ohio, Indiana and Wisconsin have sent
larger numbers than In any encampment
of recent years.
Great Day for Old Soldiers.
General J. Warren Keller, of Ohio,
and General Edward S. Bragg, of Wisconsin,
both said this afternoon that
they looked to see to-morrow the greatest
number of old soldiers that had
marched at one time before the Stars,
and Stripes since the memorable" review
In Washington, at the close of the
war. ?
The first day of the encampment was
one of Idual beauty; In marked contrast
to the hot and humid weeks that have
preceded It since the first of August.
There was in the early portions of the
day a fresh breeze off. Lake Michigan,
tempering the heat of the sun, which
shone brightly but not too warmly, to
inaKomarcmng a ourasn rorznTrum
.salts, who. clalincd the duty as theirs.
The right of th*? line on the openingnlay
was given to the men who sailed the
seas during the Civil wax, the cheering
to-day was nil for them and all ths
honors were theirs. The army will
come to Its own to-morrow.
Heroes a Small Band.
The forces of river and sea of the
Civil war are a small band now. Out
of 132,000 men enlisted in the navy in
the early days of tbe war, less than
1,000 marched to-day, and it Is agreed
by the old sailors that the number was
greater In the march to-day than it will
ever be In any parade to come.
Besides those who fought atloat from
'CI to '65 came the younger generation
who helped to smash Montejo's fleet In
Manila, way, anu maae glorious History
when Cervera sailed out of Santiago
harbor to overwhelming: defeat. Willi
the veterans of the navy marched a
band of men whose lot during the war
comprised the worst of hardships, but
none the les3 was aa full of glory as
the career of the bravest lighters of
them nil. These were the members of
the association of ex-prisoners of war,
who received an enthusiastic greeting
as they marched along.
Passed in Review.
The parade, which was but a prelude
to the great march of the Grand
Army to-morrow, started at 11 o'clock
from the corner of Michigan avenue
and Randolph street, and after a short
march throughout the down town
streets turned into Michigan avenue at
Jackson boulevard, and passed on
south, under the beautiful army arch
at Van Buren street, through tho court
of honor and out under the naval arch
at Michigan avenue and Hubbard
court, where it passed in review before
Commander Shaw, of the Q. A- R.,.Acting
Governor Warder, representing
Governor Tanner, Mayor Harrison,
Commander .Tones, of tho Sons of Veterans,
and Commander Atwell, of tho
cx-prteonere of war.
Tho late afternoon feature of tho
dny'a celebration, the naval parado on
Lake Michigan, proved somewhat of a
disappointment, weather conditions Interfering
sadly with tho arrangements.
Eloquent speeches by soldiers and
statesmen, and patriotic music, vocal
and instrumental, made memorable the
I nnnunl mnnffrtir r>t
N,in#i\ V^OUlliy
Sons of Veterans, which was held In
Memorial Hall to-nls!it. The beautlfully
dccoratcd auditorium was packed
to the doors, and the illstlnsuished
speakers were enthusiastically greeted.
Commander-in-Chief Albert D. Shawl
of the G. A. It, delivered the principal'
speech of the evening.
Ircu Ore Handlers Strike.
- CLEVELAND, Ohio, August 27.?All
Of tlln Imn ? .
*??h?uivib einpioyea on
the Erie railway dockn in this city,
about Geo in number, went on Htrlke today.
The Htrlke* were ordered ns a remilt
of the refusal of the owners of
the steamer Simon J. Murphy to allow
a claim for extra compensation Tor unloading;
a enrffo of ore.
Rhea For Congress.
130W Id N'i.1 CiltlilSN, Ky., Aucust
"J* Republican John S. Jihe.i wan toTWruCaStrlcuCd
f?r L'?"sa's3 bl' thl!
Refused to Continue tho right at Om
Beginning of tho Twelfth Bound.
East and Furious Scrap up to That
. Tlmo.
NEW YORK. Aurrtirt 27,-Jon Wal
cott, tho BarbaxJoes negro, and Tommy
West, of Brooklyn, entered tho ring tonight
for a twenty-Ave round bout at
catch-weights, Marquis of Queensberry
rules. "West had tho better of th?
weight, he looking to be In better condition
of the two, 03 Walcott seemed
high in flesh. Thero was very littla
betting, 100 to 70 on West being freely,
offered, with very few takers.
Walcott was the first to score. Ho
missed with hla left but landed hla
right on tho body. West fell short
In a try for the head, and a rush Walcott
got in a left on the wind lightly.
They opened the second round with
a rush to a clinch, for which Tfcmmy
hooked his left to the neck and crossed .
his right to the head. Then West sent
a hard left to the body. Walcott rushed
his man to tho ropes, sending a left
to the wind. West responded with a
hart! rleht nn t>ir> hortv. Vmm n. ellnrh
Jog swung twice for tho head, but
West jumped away. Exchanged
Body Punches.
In the third exchanged body punches.
Walcott swung wildly without landing
and West stepped In with a left on the
face. West was cautioned for hugging.
Walcott rushed viciously, missing
with the right, but landing his left
on the body. Ho rushed again, but
Tommy escaped to the ropes.
At the opening of the fourth round
West hooked his right to the body andbrought
it up to the head. Tommy Jabbod
a hard left to the face. Walcott
missed a left for the body, and got ft
jab In the face from West. Joe caught
West on the ropes, landing hla right
over tho kidneys. At close quarters
Walcott got to West's body repeatededly.
Walcott came up smiling for the fifth
and had the better of some swift halfarm
work, in which he hooked his right
twice to the head. He rushed West
into the latter's corner, and sent in two
very hard lefts on Tommy's stomach
which made West clinch. West was
bleeding from the left eye when he got
hndtf tn htu nnrnni
In the sixth Walcott ripped his left
Into the body, and Tommy got hla left
up to Joe's chin. Clinches were frequent
and some hot exchanges occurred
with honors even.
Left 011 Bibs.
Walcott landed a left on the ribs as
a beginner for the seventh round. West
replied .with left and right on the body.
Walcott kept working his left into tho
wind. . West jabbed left in the face
in return. .Walcott landed two lefts
on..the-.bo_dy, one of which was low,
and,he was.'cautlom*! by the' referee.
West pushed his left to the pit of tho
stomach, and hooked his right to tho
West came up lively in tho eighth
round. He sent left to the face. Walcott
countered on the body. At closa
quarters Walcott landed on the head
three times, and West got to the body
with both hands.
West landed a good right on Waicott's
body In the ninth, but Joe rushed,
sending lofts to head and rights to the
body, while West broke ground for
safety. Walcott always got ln.a handy
right on breaking from clinches, and
was cautioned twice for hitting alter a
clean break had been ordered.
Plenty of In-Fighting.
There was plenty of ln-flghtlng In tho
tenth, and Walcott soomed to revel la
this kind of work. West stabbed him
with the left twice in the face, and cut
walcott's mouth with a left Jab. Joo
got Tommy against tho ropes and put
in two solid lofts on tho body and in
the pit of the stomach. These blow*
sont West to his corner much weato*
Walcott worked Into tho body in tha
next round. He was very quick, and
got to the body and head with teUtag
force. "West's best blows were lefts to
the fnce, but Walcott offset theso by,
forcing Tom to his corner with swinging.
lefts to the wind.
Refused to Go On*
"When the ball rang for the beginning
of tho twelfth round Walcott stood In
his comer and refused to re sumo the
light. He claimed that his left arm
was Injured. West went right over?to
him and shaped himself. WaJoott
stood with his arms down, and Charlay
White told him to go on and light. Then
as Walcott refused, Whit? counted oft
ten seconds, and declared West the
winner, saying at tho same time that
ho did not believe that Walcott waa la
any way injured.
In his opinion, the negro quit from
dishonest motive?. Manager Jim Kennedy
then entered the ring, and through
the announcer sold that as Walcott had
deliberately quit, the negro's sharo of
the money would be given to soma
charitable Institution.
The question then arose aa to
whether the bets would be called off,
but the referee said ho knew nothing
of any beta, and consequently any wa?
gers that were made would stand. The
management of the club were desirous
of having ull bets called ofT, but thi
referee refused to Interfere In the matter.
Elccted Superintendent of Schools.
BpocJn) Dispatch to tho Jntclllffoncer.
STEUUKNVILLE. Ohio. August 27.After
a deadlock of months, H. N.
Mertz was elected superintendent o!
schools for tho coming year under an
agreement that he was never to be o
candidate before the hoard again.
Weather Forecast for To-day,
For West Virginia, Generally fall
Tuesday and Wednesday; northerly
Local Temperature.
Tho temperature yesterday ns observed
by c. Schnopf. druRRlst, oocaair Market
nn?l Fourteenth streets, wtw cr follow*?
' "? * 11 fc *? S
,3 ft- m hi I T p. m kj
12 m M I weather?Chan*'le?

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