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PHOENIX, Ariz.. June JO.-Sherlff Mur
ray, and posse struck the trail of the Mex ican raiders and murderers to-day, at Gold Fields, near Superstition Mountains. Mur ray reached Florence to-night. Sheriff Truman of Final County and posse go with hlm'to-morrow to aid in rounding up the party;. which is believed to be beaded for their rendezvous in the Alineral Creek country. ¦ ' . .' Mrs. Gladstone Rallies. LONDON. .'June -; 11.— Mrs. Gladstone's condition is • now more hopeful." she ral lied after sinking Saturday and her doc tors now think she may. live several days. extent of his Injury determined he was hurried away by friends. Fred Boehm, a respectable citizen, aged 65 year?, was this afternoon shot from the gun of a Deputy Sheriff. The latter had fired at a crowd of strikers or sym pathizers who were stoning a car on the Bellefontaine line. Death was instanta neous. Killed One of the Horses. About 9 p. m. a two-horse surrey, in which were a number of men, drove up to the car sheds at Compton and Man chester avenues. The men In the buggy commenced to revile the Dep uty Sheriffs on guard there with vulgar language. This became unbeara ble and Captain Hancock, In command of the deputies, ordered the men to stop. They replied with several shots and drove away. Captain Hancock ordered them to come back and when they refused fired point blank at the buggy with his shot gun, killing one of the horses. The men Jumped out of the buggy and escaped un hurt. , Ed Barry, a motorman, is laid up with a badly battered head. He was wounded by a brick thrown by somebody while his car was passing a crowd to-night. Cars were run freely during the day. To-night they were run under guard till , midnight on a half dozen lines. - Some Minor Riots. James McGuire and John McElroy re- ceived serious injuries to-day while en gaged in a dispute with a number of strikers and strike sympathizers. Their assailants escaped. » /¦,',.> In East St. Louis there were riotous scenes during the presence of; the street car strikers. A crowd of several hundred men released a young man from St. Louis who had been arrested: for annoying the employes of the East St. Louis car line. Several St. Louis men boarded an East St. Louis street-car and dragged John Regan, the conductor* from ..the car. Regan landed a few heavy swings on his nearest opponent and the car proceeded. At 5 p.m. all of the East St. Louis cars were ordered into the sheds. A Delmar-llne car tilled with passengers was attacked this evening at 7 o'clock at Forsythe . Junction by ¦ a howling crowd that bombarded the car with rocks. The motorman increased the speed ' and got away before anyone was seriously hurt. Preparing Militia for Duty. JEFFERSON CITY. Mo... June 10.—Gov ernor Stephens saya this evening, that everything is being put In readiness * for calling out the State militia to quell dis order In St. Louis, but he win not; Issue the call except as a last resort. . A rumor is current here that Attorney General Crow would \ proceed in the Su preme Court; to oust Mayor: Zeigenheim from olllce for failure^ to « perform- his,of ficial business in connection with the strike. "WASHINGTON. June 11.— Important work for the benefit of commerce In the Pacific is to be performed by the navy now that Congress has authorized the ap propriation of $100,000 for ocean and lake surveys. Rear Admiral Bradford, chief of the Bureau. of Equipment, has approved a recommendation by Conr lander Todd^or an elaborate charting of the triangle formed by the Hawaiian Islands, the southernmost point of the Philippines an 1 the islands of Japan. It is also proposed to establish a path between Honolulu and the Philippines to be. followed by American warships, so that if any ' become disabled others - fol lowing may pick them up. It Is believed that merchant vessels will be prompt to adopt the route. There Is now no general path. Germany has not been expected to join in the survey of the Pacific- though it is believed: that when she learns of the ac tion of this Government she will follow its example in making complete surveys of her Pad tic Islands. It is- understood, of course, that the United States can obtain more expeditious results. by co-operating with other nations. Japan has expressed her willingness to chart 1 the waters in the vicinity of feer Islands and Great Britain has charted to some extent the China Sea and the East Indies. Regular Path to Be established Be tween Honolulu and the Phil- ippine Islands. WILL CHART WATERS OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN SAN DIEGO. June 10.— The reduction works at National City were burned this evening. The plant comprised much valu able machinery. Recently Colonel S. H. Lucas established a cyanide plant at tha works and operated It with power from the engine room, but with this exception the entire plant bad been idle for several' years. Reduction Works Burned. NEARLY TO KUMASSI. British Belief Force Half "Way to That Station. LONDON. June 11.— The Daily Express has the' following dispatch, dated Satur day, from Prahsu: "The British relief force is now half way to Kumassi. The road Is partly un der water. Many of the carriers have de serted, and before advancing farther the relief column must await carriers from Sierra Leone with stores." _. is doubtful. All is well up to the pres ent"" A special dispatch from St. Petersburg, dated Saturday. June 9, says: "I have learned from an absolutely re liable source that minute dispatches have been sent to the commanders of the Rus sian troops in Manchuria, directing them to prepare three regiments of Cossacks on the Chinese frontier, to be In readi ness to enter on the day orders are re ceived." The Chinese Minister at London. Lo Ferg Luh, when shown the latest dis patches from Tientsin, authorized his sec retary to make the following statement: "It is all nonsense to believe that the Empress Is encouraging the Boxers. She Is doing all she can to calm them. How can the Chinese Government support a re bellion when China alone suffers? We have already lost property worth £10.000, 000. The Empress tack of the Boxers! It is absurd." ' * The secretary expressed the opinion that the Boxers numbered less than a million of the population. * WAR BETWEEN JAPAN AND RUSSIA BREWS CHICAGO, June 11— "It is the general belief in Japan that there will be war be tween that country and Russia," said I)r. R. Fujisawa, a professor in the Imperial University of Toklo. Japan, who passed through Chicago on the way to the Paris Exposition. Dr. Fujisawa continued: "While there seems to be but little doubt that the differences between Russia and Japan must ultimately be settled by war. it is impossible to predict when the war may begin. Russia has pursued a course which can be construed only as an Intended provocation to war. "Of course the utmost secrecy prevails in ofQcial Japan as to the plans of the Government, and officially there is noth ing to indicate that war is expected. "Work on the Japanese navy is being pushed*as rapidly as possible. It is given out that the completed navy will be no larger than will be necessary for a nation which is growing as is Japan to protect her commerce and maintain her dignity among the powers. "The suddennes and raDldity with which the work was begun and is being pushed, however, indicate that other and almost immediate use will be found for it. In the East Russia is thought to be respon sible for the 'Boxer' troubles, either di rectly or Indirectly." TIENTSIN, June 10. — A message from Peking to the Admirals asserts that the situation is hourly growing more dangerous for foreigners/ All those at Peking have taken refuge in" the Legation street. The civil males are under arms to fight with the regulars if necessary. The approaches to Legation street are surrounded by howling mobs of un disciplined soldiery, with cannon and bayonets. The International Guards ""were holding off the "mob, which screamed insults and threats. This was the situation yesterday (Saturday), when the "couriers got through with the latest dispatches. The Empress Dowager was amusing herself at the palace with theatricals. It is reported that Government arms are being dealt out to the Box ers. The troops of Tung Fuh Seang are said to be assisting to kill native Christians, after malignant tortures. DETAILS OF ENCOUNTERS WITH CHINESE REBELS LONDON, June 11.— Trouble has broken out at Newchwang. The state of anar chy around Peking is likely to be Initiated In' many quarters. Asiatic artillery has been ordered from Hongkong to Tientsin. On Friday, according to a dispatch to the Daily Express from Shanghai, a force of Cossacks, reconnoitering outside of Tien tsin, was attacked by a rabble of thou sands armed with spears and swords and some rifles. The Cossacks fired upon their assailants, killing several. A Russian lieutenant was wounded by a bullet in the stomach. There is a serious 'rising at Nanking. The mob fs said to have attacked the pal ace of the Viceroy. ' All -dispatches out of Peking are cen sored in the Interest ot the Empress. , The determination of the foreign Minis ters to increase the garrison at Peking leads to a belief In foreign circles In Tien tsin and Shanghai that the powers will never leave the Chinese capital, but will make China another Egypt. ~ ,-DetaiIs have been received from Shang hai regarding the recent murders of rail way engineers by Boxers. It seems that a party of thirty, including six ladies and one child, left Pao Ting Fu in twelve boats under military escort. After tra versing fifty miles in safety they, missed their way. The boats grounded and the Boxers opened fire upon the unfortunate' occupants, using both rifles and wooden cannon. The engineers returned the . fire effectively and the party landed. One lady and three- men- got separated from the main body. They were brutally killed. The survivors formed a square with those able to bear arms outside- and the women inside and made off toward Tientsin. They traveled three and a half days, fighting all the /<Vay. More than 2000 cartridges were expended and ammunition was^ run ning short. They estimated that killed at least a hundred Boxers. The men behaved like heroes, carrying the women and children. One lady of the party was close to maternity. Twelve miles from Tientsin three men of a party disappeared and were mur dered.' The survivors eventually met the rescue party and, much exhausted, were escorted to Tientsin. : Sir Claude Macdonald. British Minis ter In Peking, sent the following telegram to Shanghai, on June 7: "The movement against the foreigners, which has been allowed to grow to such an extent, has resulted in the burning of railway stations and. in the Interruption of railway communication for five days. Two British 'missionaries and several for eign missionaries have been murdered ¦ in the district near Peking. In the. country round numbers of converts have been mu dered and chapels have been pillaged and destroyed, while in the capital itself Brit ish missionaries * have 'been obliged ; to leave their houses 'and take" refuge at the legation, which is. defended by sev enty-five marines. •The Chinese Government Is affected by these . events so far as to send ; high offi cials to parley with the Boxers, but it does not show any intention of summarily suppressing them. Probably it still has power to do . so, but.; the throne Is still strongly Influenced by. sympathy with the movement and the spirit of the troops ST. LOUIS. June 10.— The day Just ended has been one of the most eventful and bloody since the great strike on the St. Louis Transit lines began more -than a month ago. There were numerous encounters between Ftrlkers and other riotous Individuals and the constituted authorities, resulting in three deaths and the wounding of five or more persons, mostly strikers. One of ihe latter will die. The day was quiet until thi* afternoon, ¦when the police were taken off a number cf streetcar lines for the purpose of giv ing- them a rest and to test the ability cf the Trar.sit Company to operate with out friction. The rncst serious trouble broke out be tween C and 7 o'clock In front of the six etery store building on Washington ave nue, between Broadway and Sixth street, occupied by the Sheriff's posse comitatus as a barracks and headquarters. Several hundred etrikers had gone to Bast St. Louis early in the day to attend a picnic given for their benefit and toward even lr.g began returning home. The trouble was precipitated when 150 strikers In uni form and headed by a drum corps came west on Washington avenue. In their caps some of them had cards bearing these words: "Union or nothing-; liberty or death." » Just as they were passing the barracks & car cf the Park avenue division was going west. A number of the men broke from the line and rushed for the car, ¦which was without the usual police guard. A brick was thrown through the car win dow and a shot was fired by somebody not fcr.own. ,, . , _ ¦ Amim i^ : Deputies Use Shotguns. At the first intimation of trouble mem bers of the Sheriff's posse swarmed from the buIMir.gr and surrounded the crowd of strikers, calling on them to disperse. Other shots were nred. Then several dep uties turned loose their repeating shot g-uns. loaded with buckshot. As far as can be learned, only four men In the strikers' ranks were hit. Not a deputy •was wounded. Atter the flght was over C. Edward Thomas, a striking conductor, was picked • x:p, shot in the breast. He died in an am- ! bulance on the way to the hospital. George Rino, a Ftrikir.g motorman, re ceived a terrible wound in the abdomen. He was taken to the City Hospital and died en the operating table- E. D. Burkhardt, a striking: conductor, received several buckshot In the side of the head, causing a serious wound. He may die. Oscar Marvin, a striking conductor, will probably lose his right hand, which was t>ad!y torn by a load of shot. It is not known whether any others were wounded or not. Vnder the command of Colonel Caven <3er, the deputies arrested twenty of the strikers and took them into the barracks, where they were searched. Three re volvers and a number of pocketknlvejs v/ere secured and the prisoners were taken to the Four Courts, where they vrerc locked up. pending an investigation. Prominent Men in the Fray. The remainder of the strikers fled, fol lowed by a squad of mounted police that had be^n summoned. They dispersed without further trouble. The posse company that did the shoot- Ing 1* composed of some of the most prominent citizens In the city, and be haved with distinction. Among them were W. p. Kennctt, ex-president of the Mer chants' Exchange; John F. Lee, a promi nent lawyer and member of the citizens' committee that has been trying to effect a settlement between the strikers and the Transit Company: ex-Judge Chester H. Crum, Hon. Charles Nagle, a prominent lawyer and former candidate on the Re publican ticket for Mayor; ex-Judge John H. .Overall. Hugh K. Hartung, a newspa per man. and I>r. J. H. "Woodworth. Thi* afternoon, while a crowd of men on Franklin avenue, near Twelfth street, ¦wore menacing a car of the Easton ave nue line, the motorman or policeman on board fired pevrral shots from a revol ver. August Smith was shot in the right arm and breast, but not seriously wound ed. Charles Lud-.rlg was wounded in the hand. Both assert they were merely on lotikcrs. A third man is said to have bc-fn wounded, but his name could not be lea rncd. In a fracas at Tenth street and Frank lin avenue this evening a man was shot and it la reported fatally injured, but be fore his name could be learned or the IHSEE MEN KILLED AND FIVE OTHERS ARE WOODED : On* of the litost Eventful and Bloody I>ays at the Missouri Metropo lis Since the Streetcar Trouble Began, Deputies Battle With a Throng of St. Louis Strikers. BUCKSHOT FIRED INTO THE CROWD mission compounds, are closed and the missionaries are being collected under the protection of the .legation guards. Rein forcements for all the guards are com ing." '. : - - WILD RUMORS THAT PEKING IS BURNING LONDON. June 11.— The Dally Mall has the following - from Tientsin, dated Fri day,-June 8: "The wildest,. rumors are current: here, to the effect, that Peking Is burning, but they lack confirmation." CHINESE MISSIONARIES WERE BURNED ALIVE "LONDON", June 11.— The Peking cor respondent of the . Times,. telegraphing Sunday, says: "The Empress, Dowager- and Emperor returned to Peking, yesterday., escorted by soldiers , under Tung, Fuh. .Slang. The American mission buildings at Tung Chau, twelve miles from Peking, which were abandoned by the missionaries, have been looted and burned by the Chinese soldiers who were sent to protect them. Within three days seventy-five native Christians, well-known men who had been trained for years . by . American missionaries, have been massacred 'near Tung Chau. Many of-them were burned alive. "The intimidation of Christians con tinues within Peking itself. Most of the TIENTSIN, June 10. — About fifteen hundred foreign troops of all arms left for Peking by two tramp trains this morning. HONGKONG, June 10. — Two hundred and fifty men of tha Welsh Fnsileers, also sappers and miners, have been ordered to hold themselves in readiness to proceed north on account of the Boxer dis turbances. Their places will be filled by troops from India. LONDON*. June 11, 2:49 a. m.— The ad mirals at Taku. acting In concert, are forcibly reopening the railway - from Tientsin to Peking. Gangs of laborers are repairing the damaged line, which Is guarded by 1500 men. com posed of detachments from the foreign fleet. One hundred Americans, under Captain McCalia, are among them. They have guns and armored trains for use when the line is repaired, which can hardly be effected before Monday night. Ten thousand troops of all nationalities, according to a dispatch to the Daily Ex press from Shanghai, will be sent to Pe king to back up the demands of the Ministers upon the Government, or, if necessary to suppres the Boxers them selves. • TIENTSIN, June 10.— The special train that went to examine the line and recon noiter returned last night. The railway is that affairs have remained practically unchanged. At the same, time the Min r ister has been fujly advised by : the offi cials here as to h!s course in. dealing, with the situation, so that he would be fully prepared to act without further commun ication with the State Department. An Associated Press reporter visited Chinese Minister Wu during the evening, but that diplomat s.oid that he had not received a word from his Government. The Minister explained that his Govern ment did not resort to the use of the ca ble freely in communicating with him. Wu inquired eagerly for the last press dispatches from" China, but had no com ment to make other than' to express the hope that the situation would improve soon. • was found clear two miles beyond Yang tsuh. The engineers, with the guards, walked a mile and a half farther. They found the ties and two bridges burned and the railway torn up. The first repair train, with Admiral Seymour and his staff, 650 British. Cap tain McCalla's 100 Americans,' 40 Italians and 25 Austrlans, left this morning at half-past 9. A Hotchkiss and other guns were mounted In the center of the train. A second train left at 11 o'clock, with 600 British, Japanese, Russian and French troops. Repairing matter and new rails -were taken along. There are thirty-one foreign war vessels at Taku. COOPED UP IN THE AMERICAN MISSION LONDON. June 10.— A special dispatch to the Associated Press from Peking, un der date of June 9. says: "The situation is growing steadily more alarming. The missionary compounds were all abandoned yesterday evening. Forty American and English missionaries are gathered at the American Methodist mission, surrounded by 300 native pupils, whom It was Impossible to send to their homes. They are waiting, with a few re volvers and guarded by ten American marines, for reinforcements to take them to the coast. A missionary who has returned from the country to the east says the populace are asserting that they must have a new Emperor." NO NEWS RECEIVED AT WASHINGTON WASHINGTON. June 10.— Not a word had been received by the State or Nan' department to-night regarding the situa tion in China- The general interpreta tion put upon Minister Conger's silence THE DEAD. ARTHUR LISCOMB. GEORGE BAKER, 13 months LEWIS C. SANBORN. E. D. BURROUGHS, motorman. THE IUJTJBED. Lieutenant Governor Charles D. Kimball, Providence; C. N. Kings ley, Pawtucket; Mrs. Kingsley, Pawtucket; William Malley, H. A. Palmer. H. T. Palmer. A. H. Bragg. Mary Tourtlllot, William J. Bogerty. Owen J. Hurley. Mans field; Mrs. Bogerty and son, George Baker. Mrs. Baker, Flor ence Baker, Thomas Jackson, G. B. Allcok. J. Fleming, Mrs. Flem ing: and two children, unknown woman. 22 years old; J. Brown, J. Manchester, Oakland Beach; Henry Hanlon, car motonnan; Claude E. Harris, conductor. PROVIDENCE, R. I., June 10.— By a collision which occorred at "War wick, on the suburban line of the- Union Railroad, this noon, two cars striking end on. four persons were killed and more than twenty-five Injured, of whom three are probably fatally hurt. Ueutenant-Governor Kimball is among those who are not expected to live. Additions to the death list are hourly expected, as several of the Injured are at the hospital in a precarious condition. The accident occurred through the efforts ot Motorman Burroughs to make a switch on the line, which is a single track. He had been given the signal to go ahead, and followed orders.. with the above results. The accident took place on the suburban line between this city and Oakland Beach, a summer resort twelve miles distant. Ordinarily the cars run on a thirty minute schedule, but on Sundays the travel is extremely heavy, and to-day fifteen-minute time was in vogue. The car left the city terminus-, and before it had reached the outskirts of the city it was packed passengers even standing In tho aisles. ' When the car reached Warwick station It stopped to allow passengers to alight. According to schedule Conductor Manchester should have waited a few minutes at the turn-out to- allow the up bound Oakland Beach car to pass. Ha rang the signal to go ahead, and Motor man Burronghs put on his power and th© car was soon speeding at a lively rate. Just beyond the station is a curve, then a straight stretch of road and then a sharp curve in a deep cut. It is impossible for a motorman to see beyond the curve, as on the left is a high bank, hiding the rails from view. Telescoped on a Curve. The regular car left Oakland Beach on its trip to the turn-out at Warwick sta tion. Suddenly there flashed before the motorman's vision a car sweeping toward him. The curve seemed to lend additional speed to the cars. Quick as a flash Motorman Hanlon shut off his power and applied his air brakes, which stopped the car Instantly. The down-bound car came on in spite of the efforts of the motorman to check its speed. There was a crash, and the cars tele scoped. The Oakland Beach car tore its way through the other car. crushing all before it like an eggshell. On to the nftn seat went the bumper of the up-bound car. carrying death and Injury in its wake. Motorman Burroughs was instantly killed. The scenes that followed were heart rendin§r. Under the wreckage were inani mate bodies, whXe groans and shrieks of the injured filled the air. Those who were not Injured were frantic in their efforts to locate their companions. Calls were cent out for assistance, and a corps of doctors were soon at the scene. "Willing hands helped to extricate the In jured, who ¦were conveyed to the Warwick station. Two cars were equipped with cots and doctors, and assistants were dis patched from this city to the wreck. Removal of Dead and Injured. The wounded were placed on the cars and conveyed to the Elmwood station, where ambulances from the hospital were in waiting. Lewis C. Sanborn. who was Injured internally, died on hi3 way to the city. Mrs. Fred Andrews, a daughter of Mr. Sanborn, was conveyed to the hos pital in a precarious condition. Her In juries consisted of an arm and fooi crushed. Her spine was also Injured. She Is reported dillrious and la not expected to live. The 13-month-old child of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Baker -was killed. His parents escaped with slisht injuries. The fourth victim was Arthur G. LJ» comb. Among the passengers was Lleutenant- Governor Charles L>. Klznball. He was hurt Internally and received a concussion of the brain. He was unable to be moved from Warwick station, and it is thought that his injuries will prove fatal. Mary Tourtlllot is ario fatally injured, her back being broken. While the list of injured Is now num bered at twenty-six, there are many per sons whose Injuries cannot yet be deter mined. At the hospital, where eight of th» Injured were conveyed, it is stated that It Is expected that two will not survive tha night. The down-bound car was not equipped with air brakes and hand brakes were not equal to the emergency, and. In fact had It been supplied with them it is a question whether the car could have been af opped In time. LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR OF RHODE ISLAM A YIGTffl Crowded Coaches Hurled Together on a Suburban Motor Road and Passengers Mangled by Crashing Timber*. 'yV'--' Four Persons Killed anS More Than Twenty-Five_ Injured. COLLISION OF CARS AT PROVIDENCE No Abatement in Boxer Outrages, and the Powers Are Losing No Time in * Taking Precautions. FIFTEEN HUNDRED FOREIGN TROOPS ON THE WAY TO PEKING TACTICS WAT SHOW THE WAR IS SOT OVER There ;Has Bsen Some Heavy Fight ¦ ing the Last Fe-ftr Days and Buller Is the Only General to Make Progress. LONDON, June 11 (3:30 a..m.).— The Boers have torn up twenty-four miles of Lord Roberts' vital llne'of railway between America siding and Roodville. It is a bold raid and vexatious, but it does not disquiet the military authorities as yet, for they expect Generfl Kelly-Kenny to drive off the marauders and reopen the line. The rapidity of the advance of Lord Roberts cannot have permitted him to accumulate large reserves of stores. Therefore an interruption of the railway, even for a week, must embarrass the army and may "bring the forward operations to a stand still. Nothing - has been heard from Lord Roberts for three days. This raid on the railway, the strenuous opposition to Gen eral Rundle and the nimble escape of Commandant General Botha's division have forced the War Office observers to the reluctant conclusion that the war is not yet over, although even the occasion al civilian Boer sympathizer cannot see how the Boers will be able to do anything to change the result. , General Buller is in Boer territory. Dis patches of correspondents with him. tiled at sunset yesterday, describe the corps as camping at Gansoloi, close to the point ; where the frontiers of the Free State, the Transvaal and Natal meet. , "The British marched eight miles yes terday," says a Reuter correspondent, "before encountering any opposition. The Boers, who had one gun. withdrew under heavy ordnance nre to a ridge Just ahead of the camp."' Long Range Skirmishing. This long-range running skirmish will doubtless be renewed this morning. Gen eral Buller is expected to make rapid pro gress now, and to throw the weight jqI I 20.000 men ! inta Lord Robe'rts*. JTransvaal combinations. '._.- ' — -' "-"; ¦ •' .;--.«• '¦• . c - •¦-,•-. The fighting on June 6, in which there were fewer than twenty j casualties, was kept up all day. long by . musketry and artillery. The British attacking line, three miles. in length, made its way amid the! precipitous hills. A Boer gun on Spitz Kop ilred shrapnel rapidly at a range of 4000 yards at the British right flank, but every shell was buried in the ground be fore bursting. The defensive power of modern weapons seems less effective in rough country than upon levels, where wide spaces can be covered with flat trajectories. . General Rundle's and General Brabant's divisions are still at Hammond. The latest intelligence from their headquarters is that the Boers are determined to fight to the bitter end. They are concentrating 4000 men around Bethlehem. The country between them and General Rundle is mountainous and exceedingly difficult for military operations. General Rundle's Task. General Rundle's present care is to pre vent the Boers getting past him south ward. Major Wood of Rundle's staff rode to a Boer outpost on June 6 and an nounced that Pretoria had been occupied by the British. How the Boers received this news is not recorded. Altogether 600 Beors have surrendered to General Rundle. General Hunter's advance has occupied Ventersdorp, 100 miles southwest of Pro toria. This took place on June 7. General Plumer's column 13 on the Elands River, northwest of Pretoria. The British are sending detachments right and left to accept the surrender of com mandos, horses, cattle, forage and to overawe the sparsely settled country. Thus far only one small commando has been heard of, a commando at Tailbasch. General Hunter's immediate objective is Potschefstroom. This town and Rusten burg are the largest .towns west of Jo hannesburg. It is reported that Potschef stroom la ready to submit. General Hun ter has warned all burghers that if the telegraph is cut behind him he will send back and burn the houses near the. line. The Dutch in Cape Colony appear to have split, a majority of the Afrikander bund being displeased by the unwilling ness of Sir. Schrelner. the Cape Premier, to go the full length of the proposed oppo sition to the British. Boers Retire Before Buller. The "\Var-t5fflce has received the follow ing dispatch from Sir Redvers Duller: "HEADQUARTERS IN NATAL. June 10.— With reference to my telegram of June 8, we halted yesterday to get our trains. up the pas's, which is very steep. I found the enemy were about 2000 strong in a very carefully prepared position, which they must have been very disheart ened not to have held longer than they did.- They have all retired about twenty slx miles to the northwest. I find our casualties were more than I at/ first thought. They were one officer wounded and two men killed and thirteen wounded." General Sir Forestier- Walker wires to the War Office from Cape Town under to day's date as. follows: "Information re ceived from natives early yesterday (Sat urday) reports the enemy in three columns near Honlngsprult. The railway has been almost completely destroyed be tween America and Roodeval." LOURENZO MARQUES. Saturday June 9.— It Is reported that the British have occupied Koomatlpoort after fight ing. « President Kruger is said to have a large quantity of personal valuables with him. Order to Delay Roberts' Advance. • Tearing Up the Railway in BOERS YET MAKE VERY BOLD RAIDS voLmiE Lxxxrni-NO, 11. SAN FRANCISCO, MONDAY, JUNE 11, 1900. PRICE FIVE CENTS. Situation at the Chinese Capital Grows More Serious Hourly, and Foreign Guards Are Threatened. ALL APPROACHES TO LEGATIONS PACKED BY HOWLING MOBS Bounding Up Desperadoes. CHINESE SOLDIERS OUTSIDE THE HATA GATE, PEKING. The San Francisco Call. THE DEAD. C. EDWARD THOMAS, striking conductor on the Chouteau avenue line, ehot in breast by Deputy Sheriff; died on the way to hos pital. GEORGE RIXE. striking motor man on the Delmar avenue line, ehot in abdomen by Deputy Sher iff; died at City Hospital. FRED BOEHM, aged citizen. shot and instantly killed while standing In his front yard by Dep uty Sheriff. THE DUT/RED. E. D. BIJRKHART. striking con ductor on the Detmar avenue line, shot in the head. Oscar Marvin, conductor on the Lee avenue line, shot In rlgrht hand and arm. serious; Aug-ust Smith, striker, shot In right arm and breast, not serious; Charles Lud wig. shot in hand, not serious; Ed Barry, motonnan, hit in head with brick, badly frijured; James Mc- Guire and John McElroy, severe seaJp wounds, received in trouble with the strike sympathizers. Two of Uncle Sam's Of fices in China.