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THE AMERICUS TIMES- RECORDER.
TWENTY-SECOND YEAR. LAST CALL Os Summer Season, ipoo. I will leave for New York this week to buy my Fall and Winter stock, and before going I desire to again call your attention to our Closing Out Sale of all Summer goods in every department. Everything in Wash Goods. Everything in Summer Underwear. Everything in Straw Hats, Caps, Etc, Everything in Neckwear. Everything in Summer Clothing. Everything in Oxfords and Low Cut Shoes. Everything in Fancy Goods, and in fact every= thing in every department pertaining to Summer wear will be sacrificed the next week to make room for fall and winter goods. We have lots of hot weather still before us, and now is the grand opportunity to buy what you need to finish out the season cheap. LEE ALLEN. X-- . What We Promise a We Perform. The drug world has not escaped the i general epidemic of adulteration. We 2? are guaranteed against this menace to health by carrying a complete stock of pure drugs in which adulteration find no place. Every prescription is [put by an experienced pharmacist who makes no mistakes. Our price schedule c is on the horizontal line of fairness. Hudson’s & L'J "■ ,i PROFESSIONAL CARDS yAN RIPER, photographer and view artist. Studio on Jackson street, opposite Presby terian church. RR. B B. HUDSON, PH YSICIAN AND SURG EON Tenders his professional services to the pub lic. Galls left at Hudson's drug store will receive prompt at’ention. DOBT. L. MAYNARD, 11 Attorney at Law, Office in Wheatley Building; Room 1. Will practice in all courts except County Court of Sumter countv. J AM KN TAVI.OU. ” Attorney at Law. Office over Rembert's Dr *. ito;e, Forsyth street L' A. HAWKINS, la* Attorney at Law. Office in Wheatley Building opposite th court house. WELLBORN F. CLARoK, Attorney at Law 311i4 Lamar Street. Americus. <»a | A. ANSLEY, I . el A. ANSLEY, JK. f Attorneys at Gaw Americus, Ga. Give special attention to the Bankruptcy practice. Office. Bvne bldg, near court house KE. CATO, M. D. • PH YSCIAN AND SURGEON. Residence 330 Fvlder .street. Telephone 96 Tenders his prolessional services to the people ot Americus and surrounding coun ties. Special attention given to general surgery, diseases of women and children. Office Kb Jackson street. Cails left at Dr Eldridge’s store will receive prompt atten ton JOHN M. WILKES. DENTIST Office over Baufc of Sonthwefitern STEVE WOOTEN has the only read me transer agency In the city. All °P ler t at V' n ded to promptly if left at Windsor hotel. Hours flam to 10 p in. Orders for night trains must be left before p tn, Respectfully, phone STEVE WOOTEN. Bcure yourself » I ap Hig<J for unnatural d'Hcn.argeH,inflammations irritntioiiH or ulcerations of mu co uh membranes PainleHH, and not as tri u , gent or poisonous. Sold by ItruggiHtA, or sent in plain wrapper by express, prepaid, for 11.00, 0r.3 bottle*, |2.75. Circular sent on request. a IH iii - “ PENNSYLVANIA PUKE KYE, EIGHT YEARS OLD. OLD SHARPE WILLIAMS FOUR FULL QUARTS OF THIS FINE OLD, PUKE RYE. EXPRESS a crL prepaid. We shin <>n approval In plain, sealed boxes, witii n marks to contain contents. When you rec. ive it and test it, If it ls not satlsfac lory, ret- rn it at our expense and we will re turn your $3 .-0 Wc guarantee this brand to be eight ye»«rs old right bottles for $6 50, express prepaid; 12 bottles for $9.50 expret-s prepaip; I gallon jug, express propaid, $3.00; 2 g ilJou jug. express prepaid, $5.50. No charges for boxing. W, i ai.-.ue ail tne leading brands of Rye ar.<: ■ otirbon Whiskies in the market, and will save vou 50 ner cent, on vour purchases. Quart. Gallon. Kentuck Star Bourbon $35 $1 25 Elkridge Bourbon 40 150 Coon Hollow* Bourbon 45 1 60 Mellwood Pure Rye 5u 190 Monogram Rye 55 2(0 Mcßrayer Rye ... 60 225 Maker’s AAaA 65 240 O. o I’. (Old Oscar Pepper).. 65 240 Old Crow 75 2 50 Finches’Golden Wedding.... 75 2 75 Hoffman House Rye 90 3 00 Mount Vernon (8 years old).. 1 00 3 50 Old Dillinger (10 years 01d)... 1 25 400 The above are only a tew brands ot the many we carry in stock. Send for catalogue. All other goods by the gallon, such as Corn Whiskey, Peach and Apple Brandies, etc,, sold equally as low, from $1,25 gallon up wards. We make a specialty of the jug trade and all orders by mall or telegraph will have our prompt attention. Special inducements of fered. The Altmayer & Flatau Liquor Co. all orders shipped same day receipt ol order ■ 506, 508, 508, 510, 512;Founh-st. Near Union-Passenger Depot Phone 265. Macon, - • Georgia. AMERICUS. GA., SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 19, 1900. j M lIpO BwoWpl «®wi ffiE- I KlwSOi ■ ■ SlßUfltiGS Ac/sJ7c<3S<3ilt/y andflvmptfy. Cleanses the System Gently and Effectually when bilious or costive. Presents in the most acceptab/e/brm the Jaxrative princip/es of pJants An own to act most beneficiaJ/y. TO GET ITS BENEFICIAL EFFECTS BUY THE GENUINE MANFD. BY CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUPCO. SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. LOUISVILLE , KY NEW YORK, N.Y. For safe by druggists - price 50<t per bottle. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure Digests what you eat. It artificially digests the food and aids Natura in strengthening and recon structing the exhausted digestive or gans. It istbe latest discovered digest ant and tonic. No other preparation can approach it in efficiency. It in stantly relieves and permanently cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Heartburn, Flatulence, Sour Stomach, Nausea, Sick Headache, Gastralgia,Cramps and all other results of i inperfect digestion. Price 50c and sl. Large size contains 2% times small size. Book all about dyspepsia waiiedfree Prepared by E C DeWiTT aCO . Chicago. W. A. REMBERT, AMERICUS. GA. KIDNEY DISEASES most fatal of all dis eases. Cm C V’Q KIDNEY BURE Is a luLE. I o Guaranteed Remedy or money refunded. Contains remedies recognized by emi nent physicians as the best for Kidney and Bladder troubles. PRICE 50c. and SI.OO. Davenport Drug Co Winchester Inn. This elegant hotel, situated upon the out skirts of the city of Winchester, Va., will be formally opened June 15th. Il cost over $125,000, and acc< mmodates 250 guests, is modern in all appointments, rich ly furnished and conducted upon a high plane of excellence. The city of Winchester, made famous by song and story, rich in historic reminis cences, is located in the heart of :he Shen andoah Valley. Its elevation is over 1,100 feet, the atmosphere cool and dry. The Inn is located upon the hillside westward of the town, and a cool, bracing air fans It at all times. The many places of interest ;n this beauti ful valley appeal strongly to the tourist and tnose seeking summer rest, a visit to the old battlefields is interesting. Beautiful shaded grounds surround tne hotel, a chance for the children to romp: no signs “Keep off the grass,-’ excellent high ways, saddle riding, cycling, tennis, fishing, bathing, etc., afford means of enjoyment. An excellent orchestra during the entire season, Rates from $12.00 to s2l each per week for tingle rooms; $25 to $49 for double rooms. Rooms en suite with bath. Write for booklet. CHARLES ST. JOHN. Winchester, Va. HOTEL TVBEE Is Now Open. This large and elegant coast iesort hotel has been completely overhauled and renovated for the coming season, Several new cottages have been built and additions have been made to the bath houses No coast resort In the iout.h offers superior advantages. The hotel is un der the same excellent management as for the past three seasons. CHAS. F. GRAHAfI, Proprietor and Manager. f Also proprietor Pulaski House, Sa vannah. Tate Springs, Tennessee. lmprovcnients;at the Carlsbad of America. The most delightful health and pleasure resort In the South, 161 miles east of Chat tanooga, in the loyellest valley of the East Tennessee Mountains. Two hotels, twenty live cottages, forty acres lawn, walks and shade trees; complete system waterworks with modern baths; splendid orchestra, spacious ball room, telegraph and long dis tance telephone Buildings and grounis lighted with electricity! in fact all the amusements and comforts—Best German ann American cooks. The water cures indigestion, dyspepsia, and all troubles of liver, stomach, bladder, bowels and kidneys. Shipped anywhere. Write for 40 page book free. THOS. TOMLINSON, Proprietor ASSASSITATION OF PRESIDENT M’KINLEY PLANNEDJN ITALY Mot Is Frustrated by Secret Service Officers Who Ar rest the Anarchists. FOURTEEN MEN DETAINED They Came On Various Steamers to New York, Where They Were Taken In Charge By Officers —Lots Drawn. Details of the Plot In Possession of the American Officers. New York, Aug. 18. —Instead of two, a high government official states that there are 14 anarchists under arrest at the detention prison of the bureau of immigration. They are all charged with being in a conspiracy to assassinate President McKinley and have been taken singly and in pairs from incoming ocean liners within the last ten days. United States secret service agents learn that an anarchist circle in Naples had cast lots to see who would be the assassin. Eleven Italians and three Austrians were selected. Closely fol lowed, they sailed for different ports. Their object was to strike individual blows at the president at the same time. That would make success sure. As fast as the men arrived secret ser vice agents, disguised as emigrants, went among them and they were ar rested. Maresca and Weida, caught yesterday, were two of 1-1. “The conspiracy was made on a night early in August. By working with the Italian police the secret service agents got wind of a great meeting of the circle in Naples. The men selected for the work in this country were quickly noti fied what they were to do, separated, going singly or in pairs to different ports in Europe. Some went to France, others to Germany, while still others crossed the channel to England. Step by step they were followed to the gang plank of steamers. “The 14 are now detained by the emi gration authorities and are cither at the barge office at the battery or the deten tion quarters at Quarantine. “Ono report is to the effect that some are In Ludlow street jail, having been taken there from Ellis island in order to thwart any attempt to rescue them by Paterson anarchists.” Details of the Plot. So far as known the plan was fpr each man to proceed to Washington at once on a certain date. They were to sur round the president and wait for an op- Eortunity to strike. The blow was to eby a pistol and knife. One of the number, it was certain, would be suc cessful. The question of escape was not considered, the men being willing to sacrifice their lives for their principles. The two men who did not meet their fellow anarchists were Maresca and Weida. Chief Wilkie of the secret ser vice division of the treasury department had his agents at the pier when the steamer docked. The two men did not come in the steerage as did the others. Maresca came as a steward in the steerage and Weida as a coal passer. They could have landed without going through the formality of the barge office. When Maresca .boarded the Kaiser Wilhelm II at Naples Aug, 3 a secret service agent was close on his heels. Maresca professed to have no money when he boarded the steamer, and made application to bo taken as cook. Fail ing in that he asked for a stewardship. There was a vacancy in the steerage cabin and he secured that. It was not known that he had a companion. Ho and Weida did not come aboard to gether. As far as known no one saw Weida come aboard and he was not dis covered until six hours after the vessel sailed. When found he was secreted as a stowaway. Ho was put to work in the hold with the coal passers and kept busy until the boat reached Quarantine. The Kaiser Wilhelm touched Gibraltar Aug. <1 and then sailed for Now York. Two Taken Into Custody. On Wednesday morning last the ship sighted Sandy Hook light, came up to Quarantine and was there boarded by secret service mon, who asked to see the steerage and cabin lists and the ship’s roster. First Officer Lanz took tho detectives forward where they could see tho crow. Purser Moyer remembered recording the name of Maresca at Naples and Maresca was identified by Meyer when the for mer was brought out for identification. Maresca professed to be unable to un derstand English. After looking Ma resoa over W. H. Hazen, in charge of the secret service bureau of this city said: “I think that is the man.” Maresca was sent below when the ship was docked. When the liner tied up at her pier Maresca was informed that ho was under detention. Ho was asked where his baggage was and re plied in Italian: “Weida has it.” This was a new load and Weida was summoned from his work at the furnace and questioned. Ho professed not to understand- English, but admitted that he had trunks on board. So quietly were both mon taken from the liner that none of the crew or passengers knew that an arrest had been made. About 10 o’clock Antonio Weida, who says he is a brother of the detained Weida, and who lives in this city, called at the barge office, accompanied by a lawyer. and asked to see his brother. He said: . Welda’s Brother Talks. “My brother, father, mother, sister and myself all lived at Sorrento, near Naples, until four months ago. My brother and I had been soldiers in the Italian navy. When I caine to America four months ago he was in the navy. I did not expect him on this boat, al though I knew he intended following me to America. Ido not believe he ever belonged to any anarchist, socialist, po litical or secret society. He was never imprisoned nor arrested to my knowl edge. We have no relatives in this country, except an uncle in this city. 1 am positive my brother knows no an archist in Paterson or New York.” Chief Hazen admitted that tho two men were supposed to be anarchists and confirmed the story of t*he plot hatoJt?* in Naples in August to kill President McKinley. Further than this Chief Hazen declined to talk on the ground that ho was in communication with Chief Wilkie in Washington, who had asked that all news concerning the sus pects come from him (Wilkie). NEW YORK RIVALS LONDON AS WORLD’S FINANCIAL CENTER Britons Deeply Interested In America’s Ability to Make Loans to Europe. INTERESTING INTERVIEW Senator Depew Talks Interestingly Concerning Monetary Matters —Sud- den Development of Our Strength Astonishes London Financiers —Many Americans In World’s Metropolis. London, Aug. 18. —Tho tide of Amer ican travel is still strong toward London. Many residents of the other side of tho Atlantic having exhausted the Paris ex position are recuperating in England and the hotels frequented by the Ameri cans are filled this week as they have not been since the opening of the season. There have been enough American promoters at the Carlton this week to carry through any scheme for rapid transit in London which can bo devised. Tom L. Johnson of Brooklyn came from Paris Thursday and under tho same roof were W. L. Elkins and P. A. B. Wide ner of Philadelphia, who have since gone to tho continent, and Edwin John son, representing the Edison company. Those gentlemen have been studying the Central Underground railroad. Mr. Elkins stated that he and his associates had really no definite plans for work in London, in spite of the fact that they have been in consultation with several of the street railway owners. The out going trains and steamers today aro crowded. Senator Chauncey Depew sails on the American line steamer New York. Ho spent the last days of his stay here in examining the new electric underground railroad. Ho has also been in consultation with British financiers who are specially interested in the abil ity of the United States to make loans to Europe. The senator said: Senator Depew Interviewed. “The sudden development of our im mense accumulation of money, growing out of the fact that Europe is paying $600,000,000 annually for American pro ducts, has not only brought tho bank rate and call loans up 1 and 2 per cent respectively, but the western banks are now buying paper in the east, because there is no demand for money. The fact that half the British war loan (all if it had been permitted) was taken in the United States demonstrates the con ditions which have already made New York one of the financial centers of the world. If the conditions continue, and I have no doubt they will, New York will soon be a dangerous rival of Lou don in financing the government enter - terprlses of the world. “The rapid information we are ac quiring regarding the industrial condi tions of the world, the necessity of find ing a market for our increasing surplus products, also our active participation iu the solution of the Chinese problem tend to make New York an actual com petitor in the scheme for the develop ment of the far east. It is a near possi bility that the Now York Stock Ex change will actively deal in many for eign stocks and bonds. The United States, with 3,000 miles of ocean from European governmental complications, will never take a militant part in the rivalry, the jealousies and wars of Eu rope. These wars make tho United States every year stronger as a financial factor and will, I believe, make Now York the financial center of the world. Up to two years ago the European cabi nets took no interest in American diplo macy and finance. America was re garded as a granary in time of poor arvest on this side and as a dumping ground for surplus population. Now, no cabinet in Europe makes a move without considering what is the position of the United States in the matter.” MANY REFUGEES FROM CHINA Dr. Leslie Details His Experiences With the Boxers. San Francisco, Aug. 18.—A number of ro.'ugees have arrived here from China on the steamer Hong-Kong Maru. Among them is Dr. P. C. Leslie of Montreal. Dr. Leslie tells the following story: “When the news was received from the north by a special messengei' that the various consuls had ordered all their people out of Ceina immediately a party of five started out from the mission in Honan-Ko. “About the tenth day of our journey we wore suddenly attacked by 200 or 300 yelling Chinese robbers. Among us five there were only three revolvers. We fought like demons to protect the women and children. Several China men were killed and several wounded before tho weapons were knocked out of our hands by stones and sword cuts. “Most fortunately for our hard pressed party, just as things were beginning to look hopeless for us some of the Chinese pounced upon our valuables. They fell to fighting among themselves and robbed us of everything we had. “I have 13 wounds as a result of my encounter with the Chinese. Fortu nately my wife received no injuries in the fight! a few slight bruises, that is all, and tho other ladies also escaped without injury.” MAINE MULLS SHUT DOWN. Under Consumption of the Product Given as the Cause. Biddeford, Me., Aug. 18.—All de partments of the Pepperell Manufactur ing Cotton mill in this city and the York Cotton mill in Saco, shut down today until Sept. 4. Five thousand ope eratives aro employed in the mills. The cause of tho shut down is under consumption of the product due in part to the curtailment of the export trade on account of tho Chinese trouble. >. ' Hot Weather In Carolina. Columbia, S. C., Aug. 18.—This was the eleventh day of torrid heat and the eighteenth since rain fell. The damage to the crops, particularly cotton, is groat. The aggregate of maximum temperature in the shade for 11 days is 1,102 degrees. The coolest day was 98 degrees. The average mean daily temperature has been 87. All previous records fall far below. Tho cotton Is opening prema turely and shedding. FALL OF PEKING; THE ENEMY OBSTINATELY RESISTED THE ALLIES Internationals Forced an En trance After a Desperate Battle With Chinese. JAPS THE FIRST TO ENTER Demolished the Cham-Lang and Tong- Chl Gates, While the Others Entered By the Tong-Qulen Gate—Detach ments Sent to the Legations, Where the Ministers Were Found Safe. Shanghai, Aug. 18.—The general at tack on began Aug. 15, in the morning. The enemy obstinately re sisted. The same evening the Japanese demolished the Cham-Lang and Tong- Chi gate and entered the capital. The other armies entered by the Tong-Qulen gate. They sent detachments at once to the legations, where the ministers were found safe. Allies Lost Heavily. Tokyo, Aug. 18. —General Yamagu chi wires from Peking under date of Aug. 16 as follows: “The allies attacked Peking early yesterday, opening with artillery on the eastern side. The wall was obstinately held by the enemy. The Japanese and Russians were on the northward of Tung Chow canal. The Americans t<id British were on the south stde. At night fall the Japanese blew up the two east gates of the Tartar city and entered. In the meantime the Americans and Brit ish entered the Chinese city by the Tung Pien gates. “The Japanese loss was over 100 killed, including three officers. The losses of the allies have not been ascertained. Four hundred Chinese were killed.” CHINESE BARRED THEIR WAY Tung Full Defeated and His Army De moralized-Enemy Flees. Che Foo, Aug 13, via Shanghai, Aug. 18.—Couriers from the front re port that after capturing Ho Si Wu the the allied forces marched on Matou. General Tung Fuh Siang, with a large army, barred their way, but they fought him back 9 miles, completely demoraliz ing his army and preventing it from making a stand at Matou, which was taken with trifling loss. Until Ho Hsi Wu was reached the march was terribly hot and dustv, but since leaving there torrents of rain have fallen and made the marching extraor dinarily heavy. The American troops are suffering se verely, many of them are falling out ex hausted. The Chinese were preparing enormous trenches at Ho Hsi Wu with which io flood the country, but the rapid advance of the allies surprised them before they had turned in the water, and they dropped their spades and fled. The Chinese army split into three, one retreating to Peking, one remaining to resist the advance and the third mov ing south. Indians Lead the Advance. The allies are led in their advance by a squadron of Bengalese cavalry, big turbaned Indians who enjoy the heat from which the white men suffer. On Tuesday they turned the enemy’s flank and captured many standards and bu gles, killing 85, including ten officers. They lost only one horse. The Japanese cavalry engaged the en emy’s front, at the same time, acting as infantry. Messengers from the lega tions are getting through the Chinese lines daily and reporting to the allied commanders. They say the Chinese government brought strong pressure to bear on the ministers in an effort to in duce them to leave the city and thus save China the disgrace of the capture of Peking. General Chaffee sends word to Tien Tsin that it is not safe to send on sup plies without a strong escort. The British are sending up another Lyddite gun and the Russians two more batt< ~ies. The Sixth cavalry has been rein: reed by two troops and the entire regir.ent has gone to the front. News has just been received from Pe king that General Li Ping Hang and the Chinese imperial guard are inside the city with 80 modern Krupp guns: that General Jung Lu and 10,000 Manchu troops hold the forbidden city, and that 15,000 troops from Honan are bivouacked outside the walls. The final Chinese force at Peking is 40,000. Welcomed by Prince Ching. Shanghai, Aug. 18. —The allies en tered Poking unopposed and met with a friendly reception from Prince Ching. All the hostile elements have already escaped from the city. The imperial court left for Shen Si Aug. 11 with the Manchus. The Kaussu troops have gone southwest with the object of drawing off the allies and preventing them from following up the court. Bruce’s Official Report. London, Aug. 18.—A-dmiral Bruce tel egraphs to the admiralty i “Peking cap tured Aug. 15. Legations safe. ” Austrian Minister Wounded. Vienna, Aug. 18.—The Austrian for eign office has received a dispatch an nouncing that the Austrian acting min ister at Peking, Dr. Vonßosthomo, is slightly wounded. DEWET DEFEATS BRITISH. Boer Routs His Pursuers and Takes 4,000 Prisoners. Delago Bay, Aug. 18.—According to Boer reports here General Dewet has turned on the British, defeated them and captured 4,000 men. Hore Lost 14 Killed. London, Aug. 18. —Lord Roberts re ports that Colonel Hore, who was be sieged at Elands river, has iust been re lieved by Lord Kitchener, lost 14 killed and 58 wounded, including Licutenat Colonel DeLisle. Young Woman Suicides. Spantanburg, S. 0., Aug. 18.—Mrs. .Annie Boyd, a young worgon» who had been married but; a few months, com mitted gnidiuo atTfiortpan, NO. 105 NEWS OF FALL OF PEKING CONFIRMED; POLICY Later Dispatches Indicate a Severe Struggle In the Shadow of the Walls. DETAILS ARE AWAITED United States Government Maintains the Attitude Assumed "When the Troubles Began—All Future Efforts Will Be Directed Toward Protecting American Interests. Washington, Aug. 18.—Official con firmation continued to pour in today that the allied armies had taken Poking, and that the legationers were safe. Thu first dispatch came from Brigadier Gen eral Barry, who had just arrived at Che Foo to become chief of staff to General Chaffee. About the same time the state depart ment received a cipher cable message from Consul General Goodnow, al Shanghai, stating substantially the same thing as to the arrival of the allied forces at Peking and the safe deliver ance of the legationers. Those dis patches, together with those of last night from Admiral Romey and Consul Fowler, dissipated the slightest vest ige of doubt as to tho arrival at Poking and the safety of tho legations, but there is still an eagerness among officials fol the details of the momentous event. The Barry dispatch spoke of Peking as being “taken,” which to a man of military training, meant there was a struggle. This tallied with the Japanese admiral’s statement of fierce resistance and considerable number of casualties among the Japanese. Admiral Remey also uses the expression that Peking was “captured.” It is, therefore, accepted among officials that an engagement oc curred in the shadow of the groat walls of Peking. The state department, as well as the navy department, is expect ing momentarily from Admiral Remey the details of this engagement. The admiral has stated that he had sent Lieutenant Latimer, one of his staff offi cers, to the front for the express purpose of furnishing accurate information. His dispatch last night came from Tien Tsin, only 90 miles from Peking, and gave promise that wire communication with the front was open, at least in part. Policy of Our Government. With the allied armies at Peking, and the legationers rescued, it can be stated that the American administration con siders ono of its most essential purposes has been achieved, and that now w re mains only to carry out, with unswerv ing fidelity, the purposes already clearly defined by this government. Although these purposes were made known some weeks ago in Secretary Hay’s note of July they now assume special impor tance in the light of work to be fatten up. Four distinct purposes were laid in the declaration, viz: “The purpose of the president is, as it has been heretofore, to act concurrently with the other powers. “First—ln opening up communication with Peking and rescuing the American officials, missionaries and other Ameri cans who are in danger. “Second—ln affording all possible protection everywhere in China to American life and property. “Third—ln guarding and protecting all legitimate American interests. “Fourth—ln aiding to prevent a spread of the disorders to the other provinces of tho empire and a recur rence of such disasters.” It can be stated authoritatively that the foregoing declartions stand exactly as they did on the day they were enun ciated. The government considers that the first purpose enumerated, namely, “opening up communication with Pe king and relieving the American offi cials, missionaries and other Americans who are in danger,” is now achieved. There may be details of this rescue still to be carried out, but no doubt is entertained that the rescue will be ac complished. That leaves the three re maining purposes set forth still to be carried out, and these are ohiofly on the line of restoring order, quiet and secu rity to the disturbed country. Awaiting Advices From Conger. The intention of this government as to the with, rawal of troops from China cannot be f >ted at thia time and any statement bearing on this point is con jectural. The fact is that the military situation at Peking Is yet to be clearly developed by the advices from those on the ground. What course is to be adopt ed concerning the troops will depend largely on these advices, and upon the exigencies of the situation. It Is stated that there can be no immediate with drawal of the troops that have been op erating in China, at least to the extent of giving them opportunity to rest and recuperate. The fresh forces will guard the line of communication between Pe king and the seacoast. Until information is received from Minister Conger and General Chaffee, no definite steps con be taken tn the ne gotiations for carrying out the purposes of this government in China. It will depend on advices from these officials as to where and when such negotiations will take placo. China Appeals to Japan. Yokohama, Aug. 18.—Li Hung Chang has sent an urgent appeal to Marquis Ito asking him to use his good offices with the powers. The marquis has replied expressing sympathy, but stating that interference is impossible at present. NEW ROUTE TO SAVANNAH. Seaboard Air Line to Build From Lyons to Dublin. Dublin, Ga., Aug. 18.—There seems to be little doubt that in a few months the Seaboard Air Line will build a branch road from Lyons to Dublin. Re cently a prominent citizen of Dublin visited Savannah and was informed by a Seaboard official that everything point ed favorably to an early completion of the extension to Dublin. From Lyons to Dublin is only about 40 miles, wnich will put Dublin within 120 miles of Savannah against 170 as at present. At Dublin the Seaboard would connect with the Macon and Dublin road and thus give Macon another line to Savannah. _.