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' ONE OF THE HEAVY GUNS, MOUNTED ON* THE WALL OF PE- X
KING, USED TO BOMBARD THE LEGATIONS. . . j«
ESCAPE FROM THE BOXERS
Wife of Consul Ragsdaie Writes of the
- Attack on Tientsin and Flight of
Herself and Hep-Children.
Special Dispatch to the Call.
SANTA ROSA. July 20.— News was received in thia city to-day that .Mrs. J.
W. Uagsdale, wife of the American Consul at Tientsin, together with her
children, Earl and Effle, and her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Bertrand Ragsdaie,
are safe at Nagasaki, Japan, having escaped from Tientsin on July 2. Con
sul Ragsdnle and his son, Bertrand, were, at the time of writing, still in Tien
tsin, having stayed at their posts. A letter written on June 13 was received
here about ten days ago, but beyond describing the scenes of activity witnessed
in the preparations for the expected trouble contained nothing startling. To-day's
letter, which arrived this morning addressed to Mrs. S. P. Whiting, was from
Mrs. Ragsdaie herself and contains much of interest, being in part as follows:
"I have started you a letter which I find I can't finish, telling you of our
siege and departure from Tientsin, where we left Mr. Ragsdaie and Bert well
and our house not injured. All the women and children have been ordered out
for fear of fever and famine. The place is packed with soldiers and they will
require all the houses for them. We have Americans, both .well and wounded,
at the consulate and we have a cook and other servants, gathered from the
refugees, so Mr. Ragsdale will be able to run the house. I wtis asked or rather
ordered to take my children and leave, to show to others that it was safe to
go to Taku. By the river it is a distance of sixty-eight -miles. We started on
July 2, at 11 a. m., on the Chinese Viceroy's tug, that had been captured by tho
Americans. So we came out— Mrs. Bert Ragsdalo and buby, Effle and Earl and
myself and .our Chinese amah, tho only Chlneso sen-ant who did not run away
on Saturday, June 1G. the day before we were Bhelled from the Viceroy's forts,
two miles above Tientsin and the attack on us begun in earnest.- We arrived
at Taku at 7 o'clock,' p. m., having made a 'quick trip nnd went on the Monoc
acy, an American gunboat anchored in tho river. There we spent the* night
and learned of the firing on a party who came down two hours later than we
did. "? :¦ • . %
"We only saw natives, but they met troops, proving it was not by any
means a safe trip that others might.be led to follow. We, by the advice of
Admiral Kempff, came on to Japan, as the wholo of China Is In a turmoil.
Will try to have the next letter ready to go by the first mail going oqt in a
few days on the City of Peking. Of our dear friends in Peking as yet wo know
nothing. The agony we have endured for them has been dreadful."
The letter states that the two Itagsdalo children. Earl and Effl«. are now
en route to San Francisco, from where they will come to this city to make
their temporary home with friends. The writer says that it Is with the greatest
relief that she sees her children depart for a place of safety, her fear that
they might fall into the hands of the terrible Chlneso mob being always with her.
She says that she has tried to persuado her dnughtor-in-law to take her baby
and return also to California, but that Bho will not do bo.
say they will have no trouble In raising
100,000 men at once. Their ultimate object
is to place Emperor Kwang Su securely
on the throne. Sixty prominent reformers
from Eastern American cities nailed for
China to-day by the steamer Empress of
LONDON, July 30.— The Chefu corre
spondent of the Dally Express, telegraph
ing July 25, says:
"I have received a dispatch from Pe
king, dated July 10, saying: 'All silent.
Bullets and shells occasionally fired from
streets, causing but few casualties.'
"It is reported that eighteen foreigners
have been murdered at Tung Chou, on the
SLAIN AT TUNG CHOU
NEW YORK, July 30.— The cable com
panies sent out the following notice: "We
are advised that communication between
Shanghai and Chefu is restored."
PORT ARTHUR. July 25.— The damage
to the forts and barracks at Tientsin is
belne rapidly repaired. The Chinese troops
occupy three camps well situated to op
pose tho advance of tMe allies to Peking.
TO V OPPOSE ALLIES' ADVANCE.
Pppclnl m«patch to Th#> Cnh.
PARIS. July 30.— Thfl French Consul at
Shanghai cables that the Chinese army
of 15,000 men, under command of Imperial
Commissioner LI Ping Hong, la marching,
by order of the Empress Dowager, from
Nanking to Wouchou, murdering Chris
tiana and plundering property. The French
protected cruiser Pascal has arrived at
Shanghai. Tho Christians in Koklen are
becoming uneaay. The Magistrates are
CHINESE ARMY MOVING
BY ORDER OF THE EMPRESS
rpaontntlvos under eneort to Tientsin, or
tho rentora*lon to them o* »ree telegraphio
communication with thdr urovernments.
LONDON, July 30.— Sir Chin Chen. Chi
nese Minister in London, has been notified
by telegram that Li Hung Chang, con
jointly with other Viceroys and .Gover
nors, has memorialized' the throne" to urge
the immediate sending of the foreign rep-
URGES SENDING OF
FOREIGNERS TO TIENTSIN
Fightlr.g continuously the column with
difficulty reached the station at Ajasand
sian. where, on July 8. It was surrounded
by Chinese troops. Reinforcements were
eer.t and the withdrawal of the column
WASHINGTON, July 30. — Now \
that the I>ondon Foreign Office |
has heard from Sir Claude Mac- j
.lonaM the officials here confl- j
drmly export that within a very
Fhorttim<» HomethinR will come from Min
lFifr CniiKor if he be. Ftill aiive. This be- j
lief Is based upon the assumption that i
Mr. Conger's facilities for communication j
to his Government are at l^ast equal to
those possessed by his diplomatic colleague
and that li«» will avail himelf of the very
first opportunity to let the people of the
Vr.it*><3 States know he is alive and what j
are th<? real conditions in Peking. Some
disappointment if expressed here because
of the absence of any <late to Sir Claude's
dispatch, the message in its» present shape
le.ivlr.g uncertain Just up to what time it
brings exe:Us in Peking. It was pointed
out to-night, however, that the probabil
ity is that the date. July 21. at the end
of the message Is the day on which it was
sent, as the body of the communication
tayi an armistice had been in existence
since Julv lfi.
Officials are horrified at the -great num- j
bfr ff persons who have been killed and j
wounded and Fay that when the day of j
reckoning comes China will have a big
acoouDt to settle with different nations.
fiT. PETERSBURG. July 3'J.— The Rus-
Fian general staff has rt-ceived dispatches
from various commanders indicating a
rerious Ftate of afCairp through Manchu
ria. The revolt in the neighborhood of
Mukden and the district northward has
assumed such proportions that the Kus-
Eian column has been compelled to re
treat from Mukden southward.
Mr. Broderick also read a dispatch in
which the statement was made that a
strong body of troops, composed entirely
of Kwang Sus, was around the legations
and the Chinese were forced to block the
river with sunken craft and make a
LONDON. July 80.— In the House of
Commons to-day the Parliamentary Sec
retary for the Foreign Office. Mr. William
St. John Broderick. read the dispatch
from the British Consul at Tientsin, say
ing that the foreign Ministers at Peking
were safe July 22.
RUSSIANS TO GUARD AND .
MANAGE THE RAILROAD
In view of this evidence the British Gov
ernment is convinced that the legations
"A reliable messenger, who failed to
enter Peking but reached there, returns,
etatlng that there had been so firing oil
the legations between July 15 and
July 19." >• ~ \
LONDON, July 30.— The British Consul
at Tientsin telegraphs to the Foreign Of
fice to-day that a letter from a Japanese
colonel in Peking states that the lega
tions were safe on July 22. There had
been no firing on the legations since July
I". The Consul a<fds:
The Cordes mentioned in the above dis
patch is the second Interpreter of the
German legation. He was with Baron
von Ketteler when the latter was mur
dered and himself was wounded. He es
caped to the legation.
" 'According to a trustworthy report the
body of Baron von Ketteler has been
buried by the Chinese government's
" 'Thanks for your news. On July 16
the condition of Cordes was satisfactory.
The remaining members of the legation
are all right. The detachment of the
guards lost ten men killed and fourteen
wounfled. The houses of the legation
were much damaged by cannon flre, but
are being held by the guard. The attack
of the Chinese troops on us ceased July
16. Speediest possible advance of relief
troops urgently necessary. '
BERLIN. July 30.— The German Consul
at Tientsin has telegraphed under date of
Saturday* July 2S, to the Foreign Office
as follows: "The German Secretary of
Legation at Peking, I Terr Below, writes
BRUSSELS, July 30.— A dispatch from
Admiral Alexieff, dated at Tientsin July
30 and communicated to the Foreign Of
fice, states that the latest advices confirm
th* news that the foreign Ministers at
Peking are out of danger.
TIENTSIN. July 22 (via Shanghai. July
5r>i ¦— Tne latest advices from Peking, under
date of July 15. say that the legations are
holding out. The Chinese attacked the
legations on the night of July 10, but
were led Into a trap by the Americans and
British and 1030 of them were killed.
Afterward they continued bombarding the
legations more freely. ..:.V
Among the Chinese killed was General
Ma. • • •
The legations were subcequently at
tacked with constantly increasing fury.
These advices were brought from Peking
by a courier.
The railway from Mukden to Telln and
Daschizao has been completely destroyed
and the fate of the workmen and railway
officials north of Mukden is not known.
The whole, Mukden district is menaced by
large bodies of Chinese troops with ar
Chinese troops and Boxers, in defiance
of treaties, have appeared at the towns of
Tukshou, Slnjudshi and Gaifen inciting
the inhabitants to revolt. On July 17 the
garrison at Slnjudshi was shelled from
the town, throe men being killed. A Rus
sian detachment, returning from an in
spection of affairs in Gaoudun peninsula,
was attacked and surrounded by Chinese
troops on July 21. The Russians eventu
ally repulsed the Chinese with a loss of
fight Cossacks killed and ten wounded.
Similar reports have been received from
A pah from this dispatch there is practically no. fresh news,
although a special from Tientsin asserts that the British and the
American forces are getting ready to advance within forty-eight
hours. Li Hung Chang remains at Shanghai. He says the
great licit prevents him continuing the journey to Peking.
was effected to Daschizao, with forty
eight casualties, killed, wounded and
VANCOUVER, B. C, July SO.— W. A.
Cum Yow, secretary of the Chinese Re
form Association of Canada, announced
to-day that cables had been" received by
representative leaders of the association
all over the world from Kang Yu Wei,
head of the reformers, to come to Maco,
China,- at once. A council of war Is to be
held there for the purpose 'of arranging
for the raising of an army to supporr> the
allied powers. , The reform association
claims a membership of 20,000,000," and they
Special Dispatch to The Call
WOULD AID ALLIES
General MacArthur has protested so
vigorously against the withdrawal of
any more troops of his command that the
War Department authorities are reluc
tant to act against his wishes.
The Third and Seventh Infantry* regi
ments now in tho Philippines are under
orders for China, but will leave Manila
only in case of "extraordinary emer
The War Department has ordered two
more batteries of artillery to China. C of
the Seventh Regiment; now at. Fort Ad
ams, R. I., and M of the same regiment,
now at Washington Barracks. They will
go by the way of Nagasaki, and in the
event of a settlement of tho Chinese trou
bles will be sent to the Philippines.
That any legation buildings remain
standing and that any of their Inmates
are alive after being subjected to flre for
nearly a month is regarded here as little
short of marvelous and showing their
lack of efficiency.
Military men in Washington have all
along insisted that the International com
manders were overestimating the fighting
power of the Chinese troops. The, defeat
of a great force of Chinese at Tientsin by
a much smaller number Is cited as evi
dence of this.
WASHINGTON. July SO.— Although
Lieutenant Sanford of the signal corps
paid in his dispatch to General Greedy
that "further advance may not be matte
before September." . it is expected that
General Chaffee will strongly oppose any
fiuch^deiay. War Department officials
rely on the American commander to find
out speedily the exact situation which
confronts the international forces.
FIGHTING POWER OF
WASHINGTON. Julv 30.— The tele
graphic conditions in China just new are
unsatisfactory and tho governments in
terested are endeavoring to better affairs.
The rta! cable station from which China
news is sent is Shanghai. The only way
the offife can be reached by wire from
Chefu is overland. This hind line is un
der the control of the Chinese authorities
and Slieng. of whom so much has oeen
published, and they control everything
which goes over It. The only communica
tion that the United States has between
Taku and Chefu is by naval vessels. It
is presmned, but Is not known, that the
international forces have telegraphic oom
municntion between Tientsin and Taku.
At Taku the conditions are not satisfac
tory. The international fleet, including the
American ¦warships, lie far off shore and
messages must bo sent out to them by
tugs. The nations are trying to arrange
for a cable from Shanghai to Chefu. Al
ready arrangements have been mnde to
lay a cable across from Taku to Chefu,
and the United States will pay its share,
amounting to $150,000. Some difficulty is
encountered In arranging the details for
the international cabltj from Chefu to
Shanghai, as all the governments have to
be consulted and communication with the
cable office and telegraph companies must
be provided for.
POWERS MUST LAY
CABLES TO GET NEWS
THE ITALIAN LEGATION.
PEKING. WITH CHINESE SOL
DIERS ON GUARD IN FRONT.
> Prom Le Monde Illustre.
breach in the left bank, in order to flood
the country to the eastward.
Mr. Broderick added that the council of
admirals decided July 16 that the rail
road between Taku and Tientsin should
be guarded and should be managed by the
Russians. The Government has informed
Russia it acquiesced, as tho arrangement
might be the nj^pre convenient, but that It
must be clearly understood that the line
would revert to its former management,
that is. the British, on termination of hos
tilities. Mr. Broderick added that he did
not yet know who was to have supreme
command. British troops would be avail
able to co-operate with the allies, but no
arrangement has been made to put them
in command of foreign officers.
WASHINGTON. July 30. — _The
Secretary of State received at
midnight a dispatch from Mr.
Fowler. American Consul at
Chefu, dated July 29, noon. Mr.
"A letter from the . German legation,
dated the 21st lnst.. has been received at
Tientsin. The German loss is between
ten and twelve injured. The Chinese
ceased their attack on the 12th. Baron
von Ketteler's body is said to be safe.
The Austrian, Dutch and Spanish lega
tions were destroy^, and the French par
tially. A letter from the Japanese lega
tion dated the 22d arrived at Tientsin on
the 25th. Ten battalions of Chinese
shelled the legations consecutively from
the 20th of June and stopped on the litn
of July, but may renew. The enemy are
decreasing. The German. Russian. Amer
ican. British and half the Japanese and
French legations arf* still defended. The
Japanese say they have food for six days,
but little ammunition. The Emperor and
Empress are reported at Peking."
Proceeding With Caution.
The effect of the day's news from China
was to freshen the hope that the Gov
ernment can noon get In direct communi
cation with Minister Conger. The mass
of testimony as to his being alive as late
as the 22d inst. is now so great as to war
rant the department in resuming consid
erations of projects for the future. With
all its anxiety to pet Mr. Conner and the
Americans in Peking safely away, the de
partment is proceeding with the proper
caution, and is by no means disposed to
accept any proposition that w.ould unduly
Jeopardize their lives. Such might be the
result of an off-hand acceptance of the
proposition to have the Chinese Govern
ment deliver the foreign Ministers at.
Tientsfn. for it Is realized that the escort
might be overpowered by superior forces
of Boxers on the way to the 9*»a. The
State Department has come to the con
clusion that Mr. Conner himself ia the
best person to Judge of the conditions un
der which his deliverance shall be ef
fected, and therefore it Is again looking
to the Chinese Government to place it in
communication with Mr. Conger in order
that it may be advised by him. That re
quirement was the first of the conditions
laid down by President McKinley in his
answer to the appeal of the Chinese Em
peror, so that the situation diplomatically
cannot be said to have been materially
changed by the developments of to-day.
The State Department was inclined to
regard Consul Fowler's communication as
the most valuable piece of confirmatory
evidence yet received touching the ea.tf.ty
of the Peklns diplomats. Up to a late
hour no answer had been received to the
second Congctf message, but in view of
Consul Fowler's news the officials were
Inclined to look forward to an early re-
Pl It is known here that Germany is one
of the governments which is putting forth
every effort to get Into direct communica
tion with the beleaguered Ministers, and.
like the United States, has had recourse
to the "underground- route. An object of
special solicitude is to discover whether
Baroness von Ketteler has escaped or
whether she has shared the fate of her
husband. Up to the present nothing has
been received to throw light upon the
subject. : -2 , aa
Baron von Holleben. the Gern ™ n -^ m "
-bassador. called upon Secretary Hay this
morning. He said he had not received an>
word from Berlin on receipt of the Im
portant letter from the German legauon
at P-kin*. described by Mr. Fowler.
As is always the cas« with these Chi
nese advices, a discrepancy appears im
mediately upon a comparison of the Ger
man and the Japanese advices. The
German representative said the attack
stopped on the 12th: the Japanese report
place*, the cessation of flrimc on the lUh.
The State Department officials believe
this is easily explainable by a considera
tion of the difference between the Chris
tian and Chinese calendars. Another cu
rlons statement, however, is contained in
the Japanese report that six legations
were belnp still defended on the 22d. Thij
Is in apparent conflict with Mr. Conger's
last reported statement that the legation
ers were "in the British^ legation under
continued shot and shell."
Jt was understood that Mr. Conger
meant that all the legatloners were in
the British legation, though this might
have been a strained Interpretation of hla
message, and the various legations men
tioned in the dispatch may be
still peopled. .- -V.
Military men here are amazed that the
legations successfully resisted nearly a
month's Incessant shelling by ten bat
talions of Chinese. That any trace of a
brick building should remain after such
a bombardment is utterly Inconceivable
Minister Wu Hopeful.
Chinese Minister Wu received the Fow
lew dispatch with satisfaction, but re
frained from any decided comment. He
"I am glad at last that the public here
and in Europe, has some news, front
Peking It has no possible reason to ques
tion. This news bears out what I have
maintained ever since the receipt of the
Conger dispatch. The Ministers are alive
and they have been aided by my Govern
ment, otherwise they could not haye held
out all this time.
"When this first horrible report of mas
sacres came from .Shanghai naturally I
was alarmed and distressed. I did my
duty as a loyal citizen of the empire and
tried to aid this Government in petting
news of Its Minister. When the Conger
dispatch came I felt It was genuine. It
was accepted by this Government and I
was satisfied. But ever since then there
have been many contradictory reports.
The rest of the world was not willing to
believe any truth could come out of China,
When Imperial edicts were Issued, pledg
ing the faith of my Government that the
Ministers were safe, there always was
bad news manufactured, some excuses
made to offset the Chinese reports. The
Chinese were made out to be a set of liars
and murderers, as though there were not
liars and murderers in all countries. Now
comes this news from European sources
and transmitted through American hands.
Thus there is now no chance for the un
believers to doubt It. I am glad of it on
my own account, but more so for Secre
tary Hay, who has thus won a great vic
tory against the skepticism of all Europe."
Regarding the reports that the. Minis
ters were being held as hostages, Wu said
it was very unlikely. They might be un-
LONDON. July 30.— In the House of
Commons to-day the Chancellor of the
Exchequer. Sir Michael Hick-Beach, an
nounced that 't was proposed TT> meet the
supplementary estimates by additional
&?«&&£!& he askwl Power to borrow
£13.'W.0oo either a** war loans or by means
of treasury or exchequer bonds. The
House sanctioned the proposals.
MALL CLERKS FOR CHINA.
WASHINGTON. July 30.— William E.
Phillips, a railway postal clerk of San
Francisco, has been ordered to Na^arnki
to take chargi of the United Statesman's
at that point in connection with the new
postal service for our troops in China
Mr. Phillips sailed from San Francisco
W. C. "llorton. postal clerk, with head
quarter? at Atlanta has been selected ta
*1 t0 T, a b u with Chie * <'lerk Robinson
wno will have charge of the mails there?.
-ler restraint for their own protection, but
that was all, he thought. In the present
disturbed conditions, the Minister believed
this might be a wise precaution.
NEWS CABLED BY
WASHINGTON*. July SO.-Ceneral Gree
ly. chief signal officer, has received a
cable messag-e from Lieutenant Stamford,
the volunteer signal officer serving at
Taku. China, with the Ninth Infantry. It
is dated Chefu, July 27, and Is as follows:
"Conditions, prospects and health of
command are good. Officers killed. Ninth
Infantry. Colonel Liscum; wounded. Ma
jor Regan, Captain Noyes and Bookmiller.
Lieutenant Lawton doing well. - • *.
"Marine corps, officers killed. Captain
Davis; -wounded. Lieutenant Leonard,
serious, arm amputated; Captains Lon?
and Lealy. Lieutenant Butker, last three
dofr.g well. Coolldge, commanding Ninth,
informs me that all necessary material
has been requested. Colonel Meade of the
marines Is of the opinion that a battery
of field artillery and some Maxims aro
"Late experience would Indicate tho
need of larper puns. Further advance
may not be made before September. Com
mand should have plenty of good food
and heavy clothing. Fairly reliable re
ports state our Minister and people in
Peking all well on the 2'n.h. Can you placa
funds with cable company so I can keep
Step.-? have been taken at the "War De
partment to keep Lieutenant Stamford
supplied with money anil he has been in
structed to forward news of Importance
when the commanding officer of the Ninth
Infantry cannot be reached.
COL COCHRANE GOES TO
CHINA IN PLACE OF MUSE
Special r>l?pntch tr> The Call.
VALLEJO, July 30b — Cnjor.el Her.ry Clay
Cochrane of the United States marine
corps has been ordered to China. Colonel
W. S. Muse upon receiving orders to pro
ceed to China marie application to be re
tired, and placed Captain H. C. Davis In
charge of the Mare Island barracks. This
accounts for the orders detailing" Colonel
Cochrane to the Chinese station. Colonel
Cochrane is well and favorably known on
this coast. Colonel Muse will Remain at
Mare Island awaiting orders.
FUNDS TO MEET THE
EXPENSES IN CHINA
ACCUMULATING advices by runners from the beleaguered legations in Peking assure the world that the bulk of the
foreigners were aiive on July 21; After nearly four weeks of shelling, which cost the lives of sixty-two Europeans,
an armistice was declared on July 16. Sir Claude Macdonald reports the Chinese barricades very close, and the
German diplomat expresses fear of a renewal of the attack.
•Apparently, however, the present safety of the envoys is assured, and : the problem of their rescue is the vital
one.. LJ Hung Chang and other Vieroys are memorializing the throne to. send the diplomats to Tientsin or to allow
them free" communication with their hoirt'e Governments. ;
Washington regards the latter as the first requisite, and has agraln rejected the suggestion for the delivery of the Min
isters at the coast. No matter with I what speed, or under what safeguards the Chinese Government sends the insulted .dip
lomats. It cannot Halt the advance of the forces of the powers, which will exact at Teking Indemnity for losses and, as
surances that no such conditions shall again -be, permitted in the Chinese capital.
According to one dispatch from. China the American and English forces are preparing to move on Peking within twen
ty-four hours. -; *• - ¦ • ¦ -..: •«,'.: -. - ,-v . . •_ . : -. ¦ - ..- ¦¦' • • , •-.'-- ,- • ... - '" "¦ '
SITUATION IN CHINA AS TOLD
BY THE CALL'S DISPATCHES
" The British legation- at Peking was from June 20 to July
16 repeatedly attacked by Chinese troops on all sides. Both
rifles and artillery' were used. There has been an armistice
since Inly \(>. but a cordon is strictly drawn on both sides 01 the
position. The Chinese barricades are close to ours.
•" 'All the women and children in the British legation are
well. The casualties to date are 62 killed, including Captain
Strouts A number of wounded are in the hospital, including
Captain Halliday. The re^t of the legation are all well, except
David Oliphant and Warren, who were killed July 21.
- -macdoxald: "
Sir Claude Macdonald's dispatch, dated Peking, July 21,
according to cable copy, and received in cipher, is accepted on
all sides as dispelling doubts that might still have existed regard
ing the genuineness of the dispatch. Owing to an error in
.transmission the message fails to show the number of wounded.
David Oliphant and Warren were two student interpreters.
The message fails to mention the other legations and other
matter of pressing importance, but it should be borne in mind
that the British Minister may not be aware that all his previous
dispatches have been suppressed. He may be under the im
pression that the Government is fully posted regarding all re
"The following message has been received from Pe-
LOXDOX. July 3n 1:05 a. in. — The Admiralty has made
public the following dispatch from Rear Admiral Bruce
Many' Foreigners Killed and
Wounded, but an Armistice
Was Declared on July 16,
VS/hen Firing Ceased.
Hope Is Revived by a
Message From the
tive at Peking.
MacDONALD REPORTS THAT LEGATIONS ARE SAFE
Consul Fowler Cables
Cheering News Con
cerning the Besieged
Legations at Peking.
Information That Increases the
Hope That This Government
Can Get in Direct Communi
cation V^ith. Minister Gonger.
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2 Beam's water filters. « 50 kind l.»H»
4 tins Huyler'a cocoa 1.<M>
4 rbs pure Kona coffee l.OO
2 1-qt. cans Lucca oil. Imported l.OO
t 75-cent bottles Imported chutney UHi
4 35-cent cans Franco-American soup... l.OO
2 tbs Paprika In bulk l.OO
15 pkgs. sliced citron l.«H>
6 KM. kee vinesar. full strength l.OO
TEN CENT. LIST — 2d Floor.
100 marbles, assorted ir»
1 map of Alaska. 50c kind in
1 pair girls' or ladies' tan hose 1O
100 Japanes* rapklns 1O
1 dox. lead pencils, with tips. good..... id
1 rood dressing cnmb jt>
1 pair ladies' turn back cuffs i<>
1 infants' cloth Mb <feedlnjc) jo
1 Infants' oil cloth bib (large) l«>
1 ?ketn imported saxony, beat 10
1 skein Gcrmaatown yam %n
1 pair infants' bootees to
1 dox. bor.e hair pins j|>
1 hair brush, full size 10
1 bunch colored dress stays irt
1 yd. cream dotted veiling 10
1 handsome powder puff 11»
1 pair ladles' dress rhlelds m
1 dor. large black head hat pins 3<>
1 12-plece china tea set. toy i<>
1 dressed doll, 12 Inches lonff, common.. 1O
1 Td. of wide ribbon, black, red or blua. 10
1 box white school crayons n>
lroll b€st crepe raper. any color n>
1 baseball, rljrht Rood one ii>
1 set A B C blocks i,»
1 child's picture book 10
1 game to amuse children 30
1 "old arm chair." toy size n>
Our readers will be glad to know that this oM
reliable house is now running full blast under
the management of the SMITHS.
Our long list of articles mailed free of post-*
asre will Interest you and save you money. \
The 20-pa*e price list, the "Home Clrcle.'f
s«nt free as heretofore. Address as above a* .
25-27 Market St., San Franolaco.
Who ih&wQ the
Read the letters from
women appearing in this
paper— women who have
tried It and know. There
mre a million such women-
It regulates tho entire
female organism as
nothing elso does* When
the dragging sensation
and the backache go, the
blues wlil go also.
overcomes the blues, bo-
fiause It Is tho safeguard
of woman's healthm
Dospondonoy In women
fs a mental condition
directly traceable to some
distinctly femalo III.
Well women don't have
the blues, but compara'
tlvely few people under
Stand that the right medi-
cine will drive them away.
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