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Vwv- THE EVENING BULLETIN. VOLUME XIX. MAVSVILLE, KY., WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 1900. NTMKKK 202. SflHDW OF MIS. Foreign Ministers Are to Be Escorted to lien Tsin BY ROYAL CHINESE TROOPS. Terras of Mediation Offered by Presi dent at China's Request, THEY ARE ACCEPTABLE TO CHINESE. Text of the Correspondence Which Has Fussed Between the Pek ing Government und Chief Executive of the United States Relative to Set tlement of the Disturbances. Shanghai, July 24. Three thousand Russians have arrived at New Chwang, from Port Arthur, and their advance is blocked by 10,000 Chinese troops near there. Fighting Is lmmenent. The Chinese will bar further progress. Washington, July 24. The depart ment of state made public the Chinese appeal for mediation and the presi dent's reply. Misister Wu brought to the department the identical telegram eent out by Sheng to the powers re peating tho Chinese statement of the safety of the legationers up to the 18th Instant, and finally, Special Commis sioner Rockhlll returned to Washing ton and began to prepare for his jour ney to China. Such were the develop ments of the morning, so far as China was concerned. The Chinese appeal is unquestion ably an adroit production. The presi dent's answer Is equally clever and more sincere; that Is the opinion of officials here who have carefully stud led both. The president has succeeded In asking for conditions precedent to to mediation quite as valuable as those laid down In Europe, yet, he has so tempered his requirements as to make them acceptable to the Chinese govern ment At the same time there is noth ing in the note to which the European chancellories can object, openly, at least. The president expressly states that his mediation Is subject to the ap proval of the powers; he will not at tempt to force it upon Europe. And the Chinese government must produce the ministers in safety. Minister Wu declares that his gov ernment will meet that obligation In proof of which he produced Sheng's telegram, In which he has Implicit confidence. Certainly If the last prom ise Is balelees, the Chinese govern ment Is part to one of the most bare faced deceptions practiced upon anoth er nation, In the estimation of the state department The Chinese minister received a dis patch from Sheng, the director of rail roads and telegraphs at Shanghai, stat ing that the foreign ministers are to be sent from Peking to Tien Tsen un der escort; also that the imperial gov ernment has not only been protecting them, but has suplled them with food. CORRESPONDKNCK Between President McKlnley aud Emperor of China. Washington, July 24. The corre spondence between the president of the United States and the emperor of Chi na was made public by the Btate de partment Translation of cablegram received by Minister Wu on July 20, 1900, from the Taotai of Shanghai, dated July 19, 1900, follows: "Hayo received a telegram from Governor Yuan (of Shan Tung, dated 23d day of this moon (July 19), who, having received from the privy coun cil (at Peking) a dispatch embodying an imperial letter to the president of the United States, has instructed me to transmit It to your excelency. Tho imperial message Is respectfully trans mitted as follows: " 'To His Excellgncy, the President of the United States: " 'Greeting China has long main tained friendly relations with the Unit ed States and is deeply conscious that the object of the United States Is In ternational commerce. Neither coun try entertains the least suspicion or distrust towaril the other. Recent out breaks of mutual antipathy between the people and Christian mission caused tho foreign powers to view with suspicion the position of the Imperial government-as favorable to tho people and prejudicial to the missions, wita the result that the Taku forts were at tacked and captured. Consequently there has been clashing of forces with calamitous consequences. Situation has become more and more ?erlous and critical. We have just recehed a tele graphic memorial from our envoy, Wu Ting Fang, and It Is highly gratifying to us to learn that the United States government having In view the friend ly relations between the two countlres, has taken a deep Interest In the present situation. Now, China, driven by the Irresistible course of events, has un fortunately Incurred well night univer sal Indignation. For settling the pres ent difficulty, China places special re liance In the United States. We ad dress this message to your excellency In all sincerity and candiness with the hope that your excellency will devise maaeuroa nJ tal-o tho Initiative in bringing about a concert of the powers for the restoration of the order and peace. The favor of a kind reply Is earnestly requested and awaited with the greatest anxiety. " 'KWANG-SU, " '26th year, sixth moon, 23d day (July 19.)' "It Is therefore my duty to transmit the above with the request that your P'veelleney in respectful obedience of Imperial wishes, will deliver the same to its high destination and favor me With a reply. LIU TIEN YUEN, "Taotai at Shanghai. "Kwang-Su, 2Cth year, sixth moon, 23d day (July 19, 1900.V This cablegram was at once commu nicated to the president at Canton, O., and tho following Is his reply: "To the Emperor of China, Greeting: "I have received your majesty's mes sage of t4e 19th of July, and am glad to know that your majesty recognlzps the fact that the government and peo ple of the United States desire of Chi na nothing but what is just and equit able. The purpose for which we land ed troops In China was the rescue of our legation from grave danger, and the protection of the lives and proper ty of Americans who were sojourning in China in the enjoyment of rights guartnteed them by treaty and by in ternational law. The same purposes are publicly declared by all the pow ers which have landed military forces In your majesty's empire. 'I am to infer from your majesty's letter that the malefactors who have disturbed the peace of China, who have murdered the minister of Germany, and a member of the Japanese legation and who now hold beselged In Peking those foreign diplomats who still sur vive, have not only not received any favor or encouragement from your majesty, but are actually In rebellion to the Imperial authority. If this be the case, I most solemnly urge your majesty's government to give public assurance whether the foreign minis ters are alive, and If so, In what con dition. "Second To put the diplomatic rep resentatives of the powers In Imme diate and free communication with their respective governments and to re move all danger to their lives and lib erty. "Third To place the imperial au thorities of China In communication with the relief expedition so that co operation may be secured between them for the liberation of the legationers, the protection of foreigners and the restoration of order, "If these objects are accomplished It la the belief of this government that no obstacles will be found to exist on the part of the powers to an amicable settlement of all the questions arising out of the recent troubles and the friendly good offices of this govern ment will, with the assent of the pow ers, be cheerfully placed at your .maj esty's disposition, for that purpose. "WILLIAM McKINLEY. Held as Hostages. London, July 24. One month to the day has elapsed since Robert Hart, director of the Chinese maritime cus toms, smuggled out of Peking the last piece of newB that appeals authorita tively to Europe and apparently the only method by which the Chinese court can vindicate Its veracity hore is to transmit another autograph message from some equally authoritlve source. Admittedly the Tsung LI Yamen (Chinese foreign office) possesses fa cilities to set all doubts at rest. Li Hung Chang's reported statement to the effect that while the foreigners are alive, they would be killed Immediate ly If tho allied forces neared Peking, is regarded by those who credit the re ported survival of tho foreign minis ters as an indication that tho latter are held as hostages and that their lives will be made the subject of nego tiations by the Chinese. Hence LI Hung Chang's anxiety to keep tho powers from Peking as long as possi ble. Photographers are holding their an nual meeting at Milwaukee. Geronlmo, the noted Apache Indian, captured by tho late General Lawton Is a maniac. IBS SHOT BY NEGROES II Members of I lie New Orleans Police Force Are Laid low, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WITH GUNS Surround a Building In V. Iilcli Ono of theJMurderers l'ukiB iefif!je, Awaiting mi Oppwi-timily to Kill Him at Si true New Orleans, July 2 i. Police Cap tain John T. Day and Policeman Peter J. Lamb are dead and Policeman Au gust T. Mora Is In the hospital suffer ing from three wounds, one of which is very severe, the result of an encounter with two desperate negroes, Leonard Pierce and Robert Charles. Sergeant Jules C. Aucoln and Patrol men Cantrello and Mora attempted to arrest Pierce and Charles at 11:30 p. m., while they were seated on a door step on Dryades street, between Wash ington and Sixth. When the offcers approached the negroes they made an impertinent answer. They suddenly jumped up with drawn pistols and Charles fired at Mora and Cantrelle and Pierce direct ed his bullets at Aucion. The officers returned the fire. Mora was shot In the right thigh just below the hip, on the index finger of the right hand and In his left hand. Mora fell to the side walk and Cantrelle continued to shoot at Charles and the letter fled, leaving a trail of blood. Aucoln fired twice at Pierce. The negro fired an equal num ber of shots at Aucoln. He finally surrendered. Charles was tracked to General Tay lor and Barronne streets, where all traces of him were last Captain Day, Sergeant Aucoln, Cor porals Perrler and Trenchanl and Pa trolman Lamb, aud sev.ral other of ficers went to the alley of a house In which the negro was said to be hiding and knocked at a door. Charles burst out of the door of the fourth room and opened fire on the policemen. The flirst shot wounded Captain Day. Soon Lamb fell mortally wounded. Trench ard and Aucoln retreated. Charles then fired several shots Into the body of Day. Aucoln and Trench ard waited In a side room in the hope of getting a shot at the negro, but he did not expose himself and finally he disappeared somewhere In the block and ahefforts to locate him were fu tile, though there were fully a hun dred policemen and many citizens, armed with revolvers and shotguns and rifles, searching for the murderer. The shooting ha3 created a tremen dous sensation and 20,000 people are congregated In the vicinity. 'I rulumeii Killed. La Crosse, Wis., 'July 24. The Chi cago, Wllwaukee and St. Paul passen ger train No. 2 was wrecked about 5 a. m. at King's Coolie, near Wabasha, Minn., by running into a landslide at that place. Engineer Hathaway and Fireman Thomas were Instantly kill ed and several passengers who were In the forward coaches were Injured, some seriously. The track runs be tween high bluffs and the Mississippi river between St Paul and La Crosse and the heavy rains loosened a vast amount of earth on a Bteep bluff, which Save way shortly before the train came along. Trains that had passed there a short time before reported no trouble except a soft track. Deusb-hliiud at Plymouth. London, July 24. The New Hamburg-American line steamer Deustch land, Captain Albers, from New York, arrived at Plymouth on her maiden trip eastward, making a record run of five days 14 hours and six minutes de spite two days of fog. Her biggest day's run was made on July 19 (her second day out), when 536 mlle3 was logged. The Plymouth record east ward has been held by the Kaiser WI1 helm der Grosse, made on her first trip in October, 1897. It was 5 days 15 hours and 10 minutes over a distance of 2,962 knots at an average speed of 21.91, and the best day's run being 519 knots. Bed f Oil. San Diego, Cal., July 24. Thero is much excitement among the miners In the eastern part of the county and the residents of Yuma over tho discovery of what Is bellevod to bo a bed of oil in the pot holes district of tho Colora do river, about 15 miles north of Yu ma. A rush was mado for tho scene of tho discovery and a scramble for land within the belt becamo so excit ing that some of tho first locators were compelled to use rifles In protection of their rights. Chllllcotho, July 24. Richard Gard ner was sentenced to bo electrocuted on November 9. Ills motion trial was overruled. DEFENSE'S M iT ON fo Have the Court Kind .Mr. Jester Not (Jillhy li- Overriiioit. Now London, M.,., July 24. The state rested Its ca--e In the trial of Alexander Jester for the murder of Gilbert Gates and tne chief counsel for the defendant, petitioned the court to Instruct tho jury that under the evi dence and Indictment In the case the defendant be found not guilty. The action was promptly overruled and the case must be continued. Captain Julius Dunn, 70 years old, residing near Moberly, Mo., took the stand and gave the closing testimony for the state. . After the state had closed, Alexander Jester made the following statement: "Now that the state has closed I want to say that I have ho 111 feeling to any witness that has testified against me, not even old Mr. Gates. I have been persecuted by the PInkerton detectives and John W. Gates' money, but I ex pect to come out on top and live the rest of my days In peace, also die In peace. I have heard some remarkable mlstatements from the witness stand and am surprised at some of my rela tives who have testified against me, but I still say I have no hard feelings against any one. I am feeling In good spirits, but my health Is not good." The Hone of Contention. Fort Scott, Kan., July 24. Before the Democratic, Populist an"d Silver Republican conventions were called to order the question of fusion had re solved Itself down to a fight for and nagainst David Martin for assistant justice. The Populists Insisted that he would be nominated, although this of fice, by the terras of the Topeka agree ment, should go to the Democrats and the Democrats was as firm In declaring that the agreement should be lived up to. The Democrats are Inexorable and say If the agreement Is broken there will be no fusion. The Populists, though they demand Martin, say there is no question of fusion. Three Persons Killed. Mattoon, 111., July 24. Three per sons and a team of horses were killed at the Broadway crossing of the Illi nois Central railroad in this city. Thomas Bartles was driving a cab and William Walsey was In the seat with him. Mrs. E. M. Waller, a nurse, sum moned to attend a patient, was in the cab. A light engine was backing through the city at a rapid speed, when It struck the cub, mangling the bodies of the two men and Injuring Mrs. Wal der so seriously that she died within two hours. Death of Miss Lund Is. Lancaster, Pa., July 24. Miss Susan H. Landls, of Ephrati, who recovered speech a week ago after a silence of nearly six years, Is dead. Miss Lan dls' case was one of the most remark able In medical annals. About eight years ago, she was taken sick with an effection of the spine. In January, 1894, she lost her power of speech and tho efforts of physicians failed to re store it She startled her family about ten days ago by calling for her sister, the first words she had uttered in six years. Left For Orient. Washington, July 24. Four troops of cavalry, all that remained at Fort Meyer, have left for the far east with instructions to stop at Nagasaki for orders. They are troops B and G of the Third cavary and troops H and I of the Third, which loft here Monday evening. The four troops muster 400 men and are commanded by Major Kingsbury. Cargo of Army Mules. New York, July 24. The steamer Mexico arrived from Havana, having .among her passengers 24 United States teamsters who have In charge 195 mules for the army. The mules are stowed between decks on the Mexico. Lost Their Lives. Tacoma, Wash., July 24. Lite aV vices from Dawson give the details-'' naother tragedy, four out a part01 five; losing their lives as the rear 0I the terrible trip taken to the hewat" ers of tho Stuart river. Engineers For Chlii West Point, July 24. CcPany E, battalion of engineers, In oninna of First Lieutenant CavanaiA left hore for duty In China. TheA111 embark on a transport leaving111 Francisco about August 1. 7 New lncorA,,0,ls Columbus, O., ft 24. The Het trlck Bros Co., Tc0( - 550,000; tho Sheareth Jacob weSfUIon, Cleve land; the Gartl Fry Co., Cleve land, IncreaseZOpOJ0 $100,000. Ventura, cJuly 2-J--Ne-ws comes from tho eaAn paxt of thl3 cou"ty of tho (lrownof fivo nersons In Wiley's lake Tbead are: Mrs- Byron Wi ley '40' Wllpy daughter of Mrs. wiw' M,w Fortwn, 19; Broil- rlcklkuown boy' IT'S TIE TOGET GUNS A. Kentucky E'litor TY-Jifrs About an Order He OveiaearJ, CIPHER TELEGRAMS ARE DESIRED. Permission Given the Prosecution to Have Malingers of Telcgrupli Oflices ut Krunkfort Pro duce all Secret .Messages. Georgetown, Ky., July 24. The prosecution In the Powers case asked for and was awarded a subpeona duces tecum against managers of both telegraph offices at Fra:.kfort, requir ing them to bring into court all cipher telegrams sent through their offices be tween the dates Dec. 22 and Feb. 5. Also a subpoena against both the sec retary of state and the adjutant gener al, requiring them to bring the execu tive Journal and other records. Editor Pat MacDonald, of Frank fort, testified that on January 30 a few minutes prior to the shooting he saw W. H. Culton and another party whom he thought was State Inspector Lester, standing at the point where Goebel fell shortly afterwards. On Saturday, prior to the assassination, witness saw a man run down the steps from tho legislative halls and calling to a crowd of mountain men said: "Go and get your guns, its time for the shooting to begin." Representative Berry (Republican), had Just been unseated. Witness did not know the man who was talking. Ed Porter Thompson, Jr., was stand ing on the street nearly opposite the executive building when the shot was fired, and saw Goebel fall. The shots sounded to the witness as If they were fired from the executive building or between the executive and legislative buildings. Frank Heeney, a Frankfort mer chant, whose store Is on Broadway, opposite the state house yard, heard the shots and ran to his front door and saw Goebel's body on the pavement. Did not see either Jack Chlnn or Eph Lillard. Policeman Fined. St. Louis, July 24. Policeman John J. Brldwell, of the First distrlc has been tried and fined 550 jjy Judge Clark In the court of criminal cor rection under an indictment, charging malicious oppression In office. Cap tain. Samuel J. Boyd, of the same dis trict, has been arraigned for trial un der an indictment, charging him with oppression which grew out of the same case. Both cases grew out of the ar rest and detention of Mrs. Annie Buck ley, wife of a member of the posse com mitatus. The state's testimony was that Mrs. Buckley's only fault was riding on the cars of the St. Louis Transit company June 17, and that she was followed about by a member of the posse commitaus, who carried a riot gun to protect her. Gompers on the Strike. St. Louis, July 24. Sarjmel Gompers, president, and James O'Connell, vice president of the Amrlcan Federation of Labor, have helda conference with local labor leaders'ior the purpose of fixing the responsibility for the break ing of the agreement of July 2, which led to the secnd street railway strike declaration. Mr. Gompers refused to talk about pe proceeds of the confer ence. Regarding the strike situation he said: i have come here with tho hope thz I and my colleague, Mr. O'Connefl, may bring about an adjust ment a the differences between the compa' and the union. The first thlng4 to fix the responsibility for the violAlon of the agreement of July 2 ar then I shall endeavor to brine out a settlement." McKltilev's Culler lnorutin. Cantom O., July 24. Th Mntrini. callers are Increasing at a lively rate and are coming from all quarters. Scarcely a moment passes from early morning until late at night but tiiat one or more may be seen on the porch awaiting an audience. Those who come to pay their respects are still In the majortiy but those who come for favors are a growing number. Hon. D. K. Watson, former attorney general of Ohio, now a member of the federal commission for the codification of civil laws, brought his son, James, here for a social call on the president. Ohio state officials, Republican candidates and members of the Republican com mittee, headed by Governor Nash and General Dick, are coming Saturday to pay their rescpets. Troops arrived" too late at Hunts vllle, Ala., to save Elijah Clark, negro, who assaulted a white girl. The gasoline launch of Alfred Crow, a wealthy New Yukcer, exploded, kill. InP hllJ wlfn nwl ... 1 1 1 , . .-- ... m.,u -uu auu uuu tiuxiuosjy iu iurtmr Ulni. l j'j-S C-!V A'h V- -v.