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VOL. XXIII.—NO. 203.
HE 11110 PI
Powers Seem Determined to Ignore American
Appeals That Relief Force Be
Sent at Once
Suggested That Such an Attempt by Small
American Force Would Be Suicidal,
but May Be Made.
3HINGTON, July 21.—Two <lisj.ai.h
rom Chinese offiicals and one from
iral Remey, at Taku. represented tho
news development of the day, so far as
hinese situation was concerned. The
• ■•-■■ dispatches were corroborative,
• • Intended to be, of the Important
of yesterday relative to the state of
Admiral Remey's dispatch, aside from :i
r casualties already treated in brief
form, wan most important it conveyed
disagreeable news that the iriterna
al column would not be^in its advance
I'ekin before tin- middle of August.
notice was received here with con
ation, in view of Mr. Conger's ad
; th>- desperate condition the lega
tloners were in on the 18th.
delay is incomprehensible to the
I (Is here. It is known that an army
dy formidable In numbers, and uf
ran soldiers, is now at Tien Tsin and
.. and. with a courageous leader, it
was expected that this would push on at
• in tint; loose from its has..-, ii' nefed
ud forcing its way to l'.-idii. leaving
the reinforcements now streaming toward
Taku from every quarter of the globe to
•i'.hlish the base, and to reopen com
ica i ion.
Via >BABLE <\\ USES.
It ts possible to draw two conclusions
a failure of the foreign commanders
In this. First, the European govern
- h.i\< allowed the skepticism as
ithenticlty of .Mr. ( onger*s dis
carry them to the point of pru
totallj Ami deliberately upon the
supposition, namely, that there a:<
reigners aliv • in Pektn to be saved,
that, consequently, there is mo need
• i!h.r conclusion is thai friction is
>ping among (he internationals, in
spite of the earnest endeavors of the
lowers whose motives as to China are so
Jar unimpeachable as to their intentions.
< "lor ig i en t i,i tin- report that the gov
ern* have so far b 'en unable to
c upon a commander ''or the inter
mal force in Its march to Pekin, an-3
. too, in suite of the fact that Admiral
Remey, acting by the instructions of his
prnment, is exhausting cv ry effort to
the other commanders at Taku
TK n T.-in to hasten their niove-
NOT FOR PUBLICATN »N.
text f Admiral Remey's statement
tive to the movement of the inter
mal column was not made public,
ho. in t'aet. it was i.ot intended that the
news shoukl Ket out, and there was n.
feeling of annoyance exhibited at the
publicity, because of its possible eff ct
upon die international negotiations now
Meanwlille, to secure an accurate state
' of the exact conditions, at Taku and
"'.■■ n Tsin. and force:- which will b ■ at
disposal of the international eom
ler, whoever he may be. Secretary
today cabled Admiral Remey to send
a statement of the number of Inter
nal troops now ashore in <'hlna, sep-
Ing the different nationalities.
CHAFFEE MAY LEAD.
Chaffee is due at Nagasaki in a
or two. He will transship at that
point, and arrhe at Taku in about a
week from this time. Jt has be n su^r
<i liere that Chaffee will, if need be,
;ii.- other commanders to their d -
and lead the way to I'ekin. His
er officers in the war department
hai he is quite competent to und«?r
tliis task. Others declare that, with
mall force of Americans at his com
d, the attempt would be suicidal, even
Chaffee were supported by the Brlt-
The details for Ot-n. Chaffee's staff were
anced today. A notable feature ts
the inclusion of Lieut. Col. Heistand, now"
*• lte.l states military attach to the Parig
MR. WTT'S LATEST.
WASHINGTON, July 21.—The secretary
if state tonight received from the Chi
minister a lengthy written communi
cation. The contents of the documents
were not made known, but it is under
stood it did not contain further cable
news concerning the situation at I'ekin,
bill was rather in the nature of a dip
!< matic communication, which the minis
tor desired to have reach the president.
In view of the cable reports of the trans
iion of an edict relating to the sup
ion of disorder it was conjectured
In some quarters that a copy of this
■ diet has been formally transmitted here.
There is reason to believe also that
Minister Wu's communication to
rtary Hay he received additional dis
patcher, but from the fact that they were
transmitted to Secretary Hay tonight
• • Is presumed that they are relatively
LONDON WILL WAIT.
LONDON. July 22._1n the absence of
i.. ws from China, the papers devote much
M-ace k. a discussion of the pros and
ol the reliability of tile Chines: as
on i the safety f lt ie Pekin mm
A similar dlseusslon is being re
ted In various forms at ttie different
The latest ae WB ,,. ,|is;,at«-h from
( !u- i-00. oi Hie date of July 20 received
In Berlin, saying that the governor of
Tung had telegraphed all the con
"I have just received authentic ncv?
to the effect that ail the ministers are
from molestation, and under the
piotection <>f the government."
While these reiterations have T>een caus
ing some revival of hope, there is too
i a distrust of Chinese duplicity fur
acceptance of their truth.
a special from Shanghai announces the
.al of the steamer Nianping, with Li
g Chang. Tiie consuls at their pre
:..•■ ting agreed that if the viceroy
I they would return the visii and
..',i.j\v him to have an escort of a
hundred men when passing through the
li ments, it being understood that the
must be unarmed.
<>JU>KRED TO CHINA.
WASHINGTON, July 21.- Favorable ac
tion lias been taken upon the applica:ion
■— ■ ' - '. - :"' : ! - :
of Brig. 'ien. James IT. Wilson, I*. S. V.,
for active service In China. An order wag
issued today relieving him from duty in
command of the department of Matanzas
and Santa Clara. Cuba, and directing him
to proceed without delay to Taku, China,
and report to Maj. Gen. A. R. Chaffee, U.
S. V., commanding the military forces in
China, for assignment to the command
of one of the brigades of his division.
TO REPORT TO CHAFFEE.
WASHINGTON, July 21.- The war de
partment has announced the names of the
following officers, who have been ordered
to report to Maj. Gen. Chaffee for duty
on his staff: Lieut, Col. Heistand, as-isi
ant adjutant general; Col. Humphries, as
sistant quartermaster general; Maj. <Jal
lagher, commissary; Lieut. Col. Dickman,
Twenty-sixth I. R. V.: Maj. Muir, Thirty
sixth r. S. V.: Maj. Stephenson, surgeon;
Capt. Crozier, ordnance department.
MOVEMENTS OF AI.UICS.
ST. PETERSBURG, July 21.- The Chi
nese positions on the Amur have been
cleared from Blagovestchensk as far as
Bight thousand Japanese troops arrived
ar Tien Tsin from Taku Monday, July 16.
Twenty-one hundred Japanese troops are
commanding the position ;<i Che Foo, and
1,800 at Shan Hal Kuan.
Navigation of the Pel Ko river from
Taku in Tien 'JV.u is now easy ami free
Owing to the lack of houses, 300 tents
have been pitched for the wounded at
SAYS THEY ARE SAFE.
PARIS, July 21.—Yu Keng, the Chinese
minister here, today handed to the min
ister of foreign affairs. M. Delcasse, an
Imperial edict, dated July Is, giving the
assurance that a'l the foreign ministers
in Pekln, except Baron yon Ketteler, the
German minister, wire then safe and
sound, under the protection of the Im
CHINESE LEAVE TIEN TSTN.
LONDON, July 21.- The admiralty this
afternoon received the following telegram
from Admiral Seymour:
"Tien Tsin and neighborhood entirely
evacua ted by < "hlnese."
DEMLT'S WOUND SLIGHT.
WASHINGTON, July 2\. Admiral
Remej reports thai Capt. Lemiy's wound,
a gunshot In the llesh of the left thigh,
Is not serious.
CHANG AT SHANGHAI.
BRUSSELS, July 21. The minister of
foreign affairs, M. Fabreau. has received
the following telegram from Shanghai,
da ted todaj :
"A telegram from the govern >r of Shan
Tung announces that the ministers were
saf< July 2'i. They were under the guar
dianship of the Chinese authorities.
"Li Hung Chang has arrived at ang
GERMANS SEEK LIGHT.
BERLIN, July 21.—The following tct<?
grarr has been received from the German
consul at i 'he Foo.
'"1 have asked the governor of the
Shantung province to forward, by the
quickest route to the German minister at
Pekin, the announcement of the offer of
the German empire for a reward for the
rescue of the foreigners in that city, also
to telegraph the same offer to the Ameri
can minister through the tsung-li-yamen,
and the governor of Tsi-Nan-Fu. I have
also asked the German legation to tele
graph to ihe foreign office and also my
self, either In cipher or in plain language,
an account of the situation and what can
be done in the way of ieli< f."
MAT SEIZE LJ HUNG CHANG.
SHANGHAI, Friday. July 20.—The
British cruiser Hona venture left Woo
sung early this morning, it is reported,
to seize the An J'ing with Li llunjj
Chang on board.
A triumphal arch erected in T,i Hung
Chang's honor, has been ordered by the
council to be removed.
CAUSE FOR SUSPICION.
SHANGHAI; Friday, July 20.— Accord
ing to Sheng, the administrator of tele
graphs, most of the telegrams received
previous to the one from Minister Con
ner to the state department at Washing
ton, took a week in transmission from
Pekln. "The data of- Minister Conger's
message is therefore regarded in the
best circles here as further proof of Chi
TROOPS FOR CHINA.
PARIS, July 21.—This afternoon the
cruiser Bugeaud and the transport Tigre
sailed from Toulon for China with a bat
talion of infantry and a heavy consign
ment of war materials.
LONDON. July 21.-A dispatch from
Seoul received here today reports that
the Korean government is perturbed be
cause the Chinese are congregating n
the Areua river and troops are being
sent thither. It is reported the ministers
have been requested to ask Japan to
send troops to the Yolu. but that the
Russian representative objects.
CHINESE DISTRUST JAPAN".
ST. PETERSBURG, July 21.—Ofi team
ing of the bombardment of Blagovest
chi risk, the i biltese minister here asked
the Russian government to augment, as
much <is possible, the number of troops
rrow hi iiif: sent to China, in order to sup
press the revolt before it assumes great
er proportions. The minister intimated
thai China preferred to see peace
restored through the intervention of
Russia than of Japan. He added
thai he was still without news from his
government concerning the situation- in
Pekln, although he had been making
urgenl telegraphic Inquiries.
FRANCE TO KWANG SU.
TARIS, July'2l.—At the council of min
isters today the minister of foreign af
fairs, M. Delcasse, read a telegram from
the emperor of China, asking- the media
tion of Fiance with the foreign powers.
The telegram was signed by Kwang Su
and not by Puh Chan, the son of Prince
Tuan. The reply giwn by M. Delcasse
was that the request would be considered
only upon absolute knowledge that the
following acts had been accomplished:
Fir6t—That* efficacious protection and
absolute freedom of communication had
been assured between the French min
ist'i at Pektn and his colleagues of the
SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 22, 1900—TWENTY—TWO PAGES.
diplomatic corps and their respective
Second—When Prinze Tuan and the Ugh
functionaries responsible for the actual
events had been dismissed by the gov
ernment to await ir:e\ iiable punishment.
Third—"When the authorities and bod
ies of troops through the entire empire
phall have received an order to cease
hostilities against foreigners.
Fourth—When measures have bec-n tak
en for the rigorous repression of the
MR. WU*S LATEST ADVICES.
WASHINGTON, July £J.-The Chinese
minister, Wn Ting Pang, communicate-.!
to the secretary of state thU morning
two imoprtant telegrams. The firsi ;
from Sheng, the director of posts at;<l
telegraphs In Shanghai, and says:
"Fortunate tha; .Minister Conger's tele
graphic reply lias come. Imperial decree
of the 22d thi." moon (corresponding to
(July }*>. with the exception of the Ger
safc-. Insurgents are fighthig and kill
ing e.-u-h other, l.j linns ("hang is pro
ceeding northward to suppress i-io*;, will
find it difficult to bo."
The second tefegrrom is from 1-.1 Kui
Yl, viceroy of Nanking, dated the 21st of
July, and received by -Minister AVu at 10
o'clock the >aive day. It la as follows:
"According to edict of E>d of this moon
(July 18), iwth the exception of the i>er
man minister, who was killed by an
archists, with regard to \.-htch rigrorua
measures are being takes. to investigate
; i'll punish the guily parties, all the other
ministers, for whom ptrer.uous efforts
are being- made for their protection, are
1,1 Kiu Yi. the viceroy or' Nankin, is one
of the preat officers of China, and stands
next In rank among the jiplomata to LA
CHINAMEN FT.EE TO AMERICA.
FORT WORTH, Tex.. July 21.—Reports
from the border say hundreds of China
men are being landed in the republic of
Mexico, und are making their way to the
border In an effort to get into th< United
States. It is said thousands of Chinamen
are coming to America to tscape the \\ai
raging in the Chinese empire.
REPORT FROM REMET.
WASHINGTON, July 21.-The navy de
partment ha,s received the follo-wing
cablegram from Admiral Remt_v, dated
Taku, July 20:
"Tien Tbin quiet. Latest report Rus
sian sources, July 13. legations EVkin si ill
holding out. Reliability «>f this Informa
tion uncertain. Maj. Regan, CTpts.
Xoycs and Bookmlller, First Lieutenants
Lawton and Schoeffel wounded, Ninth
infantry officers, and Second Lieutenant
Jolly, marine corps, sick, now aboard
Solace. Expect about thirty woun leu
men, will then scad all to Yokohama hos
CANNOT CREDIT IT.
Iflcrnn of < liluti < oiiKiilrtr Service
«»n Minister Conger's Mcs«iik-«.
NEW YORK, July 21".—A dispatch
from London, says: "Minister Conger"a
message to the state department came
like ;i voice from the tomb m.d startled
"One of the best informed men of the
veteran military service said that he ac
cepted the text of Mr. Conger's message
as h full and satisfactory proof that the
ministt rs were alive.
"When asked how be could explain the
protracted defense of the inclosure p*«"
teUed by a palisade nj modulate height,
he aeserced that tae military guards had
probably -seized a commanding position
on the great wall, where they had held
the mobs at bay. lit also was confident
that the ministers and the women had
been transferred by a secret passage
r the wall into the imperial city
and had been hidden in the [a!;,'-p.
"Another veteran <>;' the consular
service in Chira informed me that while
b could not account for the American
minister's reputed message, he eouli
comprehend how it had been possible
for so weak and indefensible a position
as the British embassy inclosure t< be
held for weeks against persistent as
saults <rf s.oldiery armed with artillery,
and that he was reluctantly forced to be
lieve that the ministers and ;:!i refugees
GERMANS WOITT BELIEVE IT.
Talk of Chinese Duplicity in Conger
BERLIN, July 21,—The United States
ambassador, Mr. Andrew D. White re
ceived a dispatch from Washington to
day, sent since the receipt of Minister
Conger's dispatch to the department of
state, instructing him to see the foreign
office regarding plans for common steps
for ' securing- trustworthy Information
from Pekin and other parts of China. Mr.
White, in compliance with instructions,
visited the German minister of foreign af
fairs, Yon Buelow, this morning.
Minister Conger's dispatch Is regarded
here with skepticism. Doubts are ex
pressed at the American and British em
bassies, as we".l as at the imperial for
eign office. It is thought probable that
It is an old dispatch, hitherto withheld
by the Chinese authorities, or a dispatch
concocted by Chinese after the capture
of the United States legation code.
The foreign office has a cable message
from the governor of Shan Tung, saying
that he had received Minister Conger's
dispatch from Chinese runner? and for
warded it to Washington. The governor
of Shan Tung- in this telegram also de
nies ever bavins? sent a dispatch to
Sheng-. the administrator of telegraphs at
Shanghai. Baying that the ambassadors
had been murdered.
PRESIDENT KRIOIOR IS TIIERK IV
COMMAND OP H«ER O'KRCJES.
LORENZO MARQT TEZ, July 21.—A dis
patch from Machadodorp says that heavy
artillery firing has been reported from
the neighborhood of Middleburg, where
it was reported the Boers have- prepared
to retire, upon the approach of the Brit
Among the prisoners passing- through
Nooit Gacacht this week were a number
of Canadians captured at Greylingstad.
Four German officers, who have- been act
ing as President Kruger's military advis
ers, have just arrived, having received
orders from Berlin to proceed to active
service in China.
KRI'GER IS THERE.
LONDON Jury 21.—A special dispatch
from Cape Town dated today says:
Lord Roberts has attacked Middleburg
In force and a big battle Is in progress
President Kruger is with the burghers,
directing the defer-. .
LORD ROBERTS REPORTS.
The war office has received the follow
ing from Lord Roberts:
"PRETORIA. July 21.—Little tempor
arily commanding the Third brigade, re
ports that on July 19 he came in con
tact near Lindley. with Dewet's force
which broke through Hunter's cordon'
The fighting lasted until dusk, when De
wet's force, being- repulsed, broke into
two parties. Little's casualties were
slight. He buried five Boors.
•'Hamilton and Mahon continued their
eastward march yesterday, and should
join hands with Pole-Carew today near
Ernsten, Pabttken station.
"A body of the tneiny wrecked a train
carrying sick between Krugersdorp and
Potchenstiom, July 19;"
Coiintesji SeckN v l)iv«r«-p.
LONDON, July 21.—The petition of
Countess Russell for a. divorce on the
ground of the earl's recent marriage in
the United States with Mollie Soinerville
has been served here. '
CAT\SK OF IT IS VXCERTAIXTY AS
TO FATIS OF FOHEIo\ERS
FIJD FAULT WITH GOVEROTr
INABILITY OF (;Hlv\r BRITAIN TO
FOIItK tIATTKHS !\ <HIXA
CONGER DISPATCH DISCUSSED
Britons Stilt Doubt ll* Hcl!iihli:ti,
and SiiMi»<-ft Chinese <>r Dnpltc
i«J — South AfricHii
Copyrighted by the Associated Press.
I.'i Nix >x, July 21.—The request of Sec
retary of State Hay to th • powers M
make an Immediate forward movement
upon Pekin is not likely to meet with
any success in England. Lord Salisbury
Is Just as ea«er as* the American secretary
of state to adopt such a step, but he Is
practically convinced that it will be im
possible until Sept. 1, o»lng to local con
ditions, and the allies' lack of equipment.
Beyond a courteous reply that England la
willing to co-operate la any movement
thai tbe commanders on the eput may
il.-em advisable, nothing Is likely to come
of the latest American effort to reach
the Chinese capital, for *11 official advices
received here indicate that a dash toward
i'ekin in the immediate fu^uiv would be
The governments attitude may be de
scribed as a philosophic determination to
grin and bear it, hoping for the best, yet
fearing th worst, until troops anfl eii
matic conditions enable, the powers to
enter Pekin and ascertain wft&oul a shad
ow of doubt the extent and cause of
China's present disintegwrtion, Until thit
is accomplished, every opiido n worth re
peating is suspended, not only regarding
the future of china, but also as to the
nature and severity of the retribution to
Oennwhlfe the Englisg Joimials. which
are bound to express, opinions of some
sort, ami a majority of th<- English p o
pie who arc unable to restrain their feel-
Ings in the face of this far Eastern horror
declare that in s,, -r ■:,t an emergency no
risk is too great, and couple with this a
sentiment" of genuine cppreQlation ot
Am. rican efforts to alievfet* the sitm!
lally as regards seeing W W
Rockhill as a *■...;«] P ,n lnii^!n , r .. ,
' hina, and in the attempt to C o :.:nn i
cate with Minister »-,.ny.-r. and the senil
''■'■ m' tho<Js employ.O in dlpfoma Ie en
deavors to provide thi alSes with a com
;ll"'! >••'=■!•- ot action. B-etwe n wnal is
generally termed th? lethargy In I) owning
street and the activity in Washing on,
there are many comparisons drawn that
have al! the- sting of acutj self-criti
tfEAN is AFF»h6ntED.
Minister Conger's tetegrnm has intro
duced into the s-itiiatidn already repl< te
with uncertainties and perplexities a
stiii further e'enient f ,!.,,,,, that'has
turned the experts cdtepletely topsy
turvy. The greatest stiffecer in this re
spect is John Colet, Ihf venerable dean
of St. Paul's. A ftw hours after the
Ass,o~tated Press dispatch, Riving- tnc
news of the reeeip* ot n message from
Minister Conger, was pafeilshed, the gov
ernment issued a notice that the dean's
proj.-cUd memorial service on Monday
for t?.:e victims of the Pekin massacre!
was un.:cTtak€n without tta sanction!
Simultaneously letters appeared in the
paper.? from relatives of those ar Pekin
saying tW hart exhibited indecent
haste, while the aristocratic Morning
P<>st denounced the cathedral dignitary in
terms almost as Mrong as it had applied
to the Boxers their,pelves, whereupon the
dean got up his back am* declared that
ir was too late to cancel the services.
but that owing to pressure fr..;m high
quarters today he had consented to in
definitety postpone il..
According to the Statist. -itassJa is like
ly to bear the brunt of Uu- financial bur
den of the crisis, <m juckhih of the prob
ability that that gov^-nmenl would be
obliged to incur a large outlay to pro
tect Siberia, while, if the government
should attempt to hold Manchuria, the
output would be sim greater. This, the
Statist f--riys, however; would benefit other
European markets, a? the ''probability is
that much Russian jjoJtl wlll have tQ be
pent to London, Pads and Berlin, part
ly to meet the interest of the Russian
debt held abroad, and partly to p;<y all
the obligations Rus,i a ha* already filter
ed into, or is about to cnta- Into. In that
way the money markets may be relieved
to n greater extent than is now calculat
ed, for, it' Russia lets go of say twenty
or thirty millions sterHngj it will be an
Immense addition to the funds in the
markets of Europe."
The Statist also says !t Is likely the
Bank of France wil! raise the discount
rate to 3% i>er cent, and declares that
the position of Germany is" greatly Im
WEKk* IX PARLIAMENT.
The week in parliament was marked by
still another backdown by the govern
ment in withdrawing the clause of the
army bill making volunteers available
tor service abroad. Such a sweeping
change in the cunsiitution of the force
ir.et with strenuous ogppsitio© on both
sides, and, after pieading for the proposal,
the under secretary of ttate for war,
George "Wyndham, meekly withdrew it.
This was another ijt'uttcce of the gov
ernment's amazing Jnnhalty to foel the
pulse of the bouse ..f tomrnons and the
nation. The Star,, voicing the opinion of
the advanced radicals, approved the
withdrawal of ihe clause, but fails *o
see how iraperlaltsjn could oppose It fir
"you cannot assert your hegemony in
China, your suzerainty in' Africa, claim
the golden stool of Ashanti, teach France.
her manners, and WleM a longer .spoon
tha;: Russia, without either courting dis
aster or facing eoiistription."
The hospital < i:mmisson has started
the work of examining r^itents who have
returned to Enslai.d f r , m Sbufh Africa.
R,xperts will start for South Africa at
the end of next week.
SOTTTH AFIUCA WAR.
David Lloyd George, thierabef for the
Camavon alstriet, elicited nhe fact in the
house of commons, ih« thcr day. that
over 12,006 IroopS have bten eeot to South
A! ricu. since the capture of Pretoria,
/ | f r I ; \
"THE PARAMOUNT IS*rK.'»
—New Y.ik World.
which scarcely looks as if the wai waa
The stern treatment now being meted.
out to the Boers by banishing them to
ceylon, and which is sending women into
the l!oer ranks, has crestod no little out
cry among those who are oppoiitod to the
war. though the majority appear to be
lieve no measures can b»- too sever* in
order to bring to an end the sanguinary
Struggle that la nearlng Its niat anni
in purely home matters R. K. Fortier
the youthful captain of the Oxford
cricket team, is quite the man of the
hour. Besides breaking the inter-unl
versKy record this week, he has broken
all records by making centuries In both
innings for the Gentlemen of England
against the players. Even Grace, In hi
palmiesi days, never equaled thi.^, and In
consequence Fortier is a lion of the firsl
The Chronicle mentions- that the Duke
of Marlborough is likely to succeed the
Kati of iiopeuin as lord chamberlain,
and add? that the (hike's return ("rom
South Afr!r H is duo to the offer of this
i'o:-t. Tb,. Duke of Marlborough \a
Rlready a paymaster of the lorces, whi< h
Is generally considered a stepping stone
to the post of lord chamberlain; but
those who ought to know discredit tbe
report of the prospective promotion, say
tag i !:< duke lias scarcely had pxp< i ■
enough to '4ualify hfen to perform th«a
arduous duties that the Karl of Hope
tmin is now giving up to become go -
ernor of the Australian commonwea
At Charles Wyndham's theater, ( .n
Tuesday, Mrs. T. p. O'Connor mace a
brilliant debut as a playwright, in a
play founded on G ,W. Cable's
Delphine," but with many changes and
characters. One of the latter is a
mammy, which i:- quite new to the Ki.g:
li.-li sta^e. and proved th< chief artistic
success of the play.
HE SAW 60EBEL SHOT
KO STKFFEE GIVES IMPORTANT
TKSTIIKJW AT P9WBRS' Tlll'.r..
GEORGETOWN, Ky., July 21.—The sec
ond week of the trial of Secretary of
State Caleb Powers, eharg-ed with being
an aiv implice in the assassination of
Gov. Goebel, closed th's afternoon with
only thirty-two witnesses heard. It will
probably take all of next week to hear
i other witnesses of the prosecutim.
Robert Noakes, who fcave such s-ensa
j tional testimony regarding Caleb and
| John Powers yesterday, did not Hr.iah hia
' testimony today. He will be recalled
Ed Steffee. p. messenger boy. Rave the
Lmost important testimony this afternoon.
j He saw The assassination, and said he
■ saw the point of a'rfie protruding from a
window of Secretary of State Powers of
: flee, the window being raised about
| eighteen inches and the curtains drawn.
Secret Service Officer* at Manila
(aptiirf Interesting I'apertt.
WASHINGTON, July 21.-The secretary
! fpf war has been furnished with copies
j of some Interesting documents, relating
I to an alleged plot against the authorities
in Manila, which was discovered In th^
district of San Miguel.
The secret service department, under
Lieut. Charles R. Trow bridge. Eleventh
cavalry, early in June, stumbled
an insurgent recruiting office, situated
in an isolated locality, where the work
might be carried on without attracting
notice. One room of the house va
up as an office and a lur^e quantity of
blank forms, bearing the head line "Re
publique Filipina ' were found. In a
cupboard which had been securely
fastened, Trowbridge and h!<i men dis
covered a large quantity of papers, all
reeeni date, the latest being dated June
7. They consisted of orders from Agul
. naldo and letters of encouragement and
instructions from that leader and other
insurgent chiefs. A document which ex
cited a great deal if interest \ V ;<:- one
which contained the details of a plot ar
ranged evidently early in June to ex-.-iLe
an uprising in Manila. The plan Cont
1 temptated an attack on the force in the
city and the seiaure of arms and am
IMPORTANT NEWS OF THE DAY
Weather F.,re<ast for St. Taul:
Local Rains; Cooler.
I—"Untill—"Until lon In (hiiin.
I.o.iilou Ca-ble Letter.
Brjan'i AriilMrrs >Tpu-t.
Anna Gould'n Husband n Klxhicr
2-SrlfoHng Stale Liinrt*.
:t-(i(ivcrnmenl Thanki <;«»v. Llnd.
DtT|«loii «»f Fire Premiums.
Awaiting: Van Sicnt'n Hnrrel.
nuiltiritrr r.n;l llmikft elt.
Utiolej on a Soriul Scnutfal.
s__ U\-'.o,y of () (> l.ihinr.v.
<[—i.ermjm? "» Kjps Oprned.
Uiikrf Sp> in Pekin,
I'kilk < .'title i.filer.
7— ili n im-i.j.oIU llHiirn.
\<>r!Jtvr«-M Vv. ...
8—'•••or! l?i tx I'»ici».
ReanltK of HsiM limttrm.
■ o—SporUrp;o—SporUrp; Pnsje.
IVl.Mi* ( reea'i !.-tirr.
N«-»v« of Cycling; World.
lilt:<- Ribbon Races.
tO— \>w« of !J:ilir«.iie7j.
Financial R *i- »i
Col. !.!«< uki'h firr.vpn-.
ft: ih» City < ii ii !■<■ lit- ».
I i — Tlirep Dollars tor a Wife.
1-— Prof. A. J. $ml !!;*.* U-eenii Trly.
In This Etaaaerelt'i* Finish?
!:!—Oilil r.iul Comtly Dinners,
14—St. Fun! C.cipl \eir«.
Id—siil>nrhnn nni! Lake «<.elnl.
I.ove !!««•■ p> DrokCH Il'.-arl.
J'ope I-eo'» Xnny tuhora.
16—Corner for Ihr Women.
Some Hints on Fanhlon.
Amonj; the Books.
IT—H«;tv Duly Saved Kn»lnnd.
r<fK««n In I'alt:it.-«try.
Storle* Thai Are Thrillers.
Snake Hatches Out ( blckena.
I£— :R<io«vel( IlnotlnK Hojj".
Devlin Rule In < liii.a.
11N-S tender R lasts a I,ife.
Catholic* In thin:-..
Suave Tinng 1.1 Yanirn.
SO—Markets of the World.
( hiciiuo Sept. V. heat, 78 l-4fl.
21 — Popnlar Hniit*.
R« al K-»tut«-.
Jiii—l»r:t iniil :<• Vevr*.
Vienna Talks Wa(m r.
LOST HER NECKLACE.
I Mr«. Potter Painter** misfortune lv
!■ Paris Hotel.
PARIS, July 21—Mrs. Potter Palmer,
| of Chicago, >>ne -,r the members of the
I I'rdted States commission to the exi^.Hi
11on. today advertises an of! I*-:1*-:- ..f a re
ward of $500 for Information leading to
the return -if a necklace, valued ut $17,-
OCX». which is missing-.
The necklace la composed of eim-rnkis.
set with diamonds and other jewel",
Kmon*r the enierahl* being one of the
tineyt specimens extant, and the size of
a pigeon's egg. It is doI known whether
the necklace was lost <.r stolen, but Jt
is believed x\\nt it was M-.len. as it
was missed by Mrs. i'nlmor after enter
ing the Palais eiysee hotel from her
Deprived of 'I heir Sui»|i<-r« anil Dr
illed Kn lerli; lis tv enl.
WKBT POINT, N. V.. July 21.—Trouble
i srowinc out of the punishmienl of ("aflet
| Bunker for hazing Cade! N'orria has re
sulted in severe disciplinarj- measures be
ing taken by the commandant.
As r-! means <>f punlshmt-nt for disre
spect to Lieut. Lindsay, the oflK ■
charg-e, the caclets wen deprived! of their
supper last night, after having taken
their accustomed seats ruble.
They were also promptly marched ba^ik
to camp and require*] i>> stand :
tention for half an hour. This was fol
lowed by an order from the commaj
that the eniire corps con-sider themselves
in arrest, and they they be confined :o
the limits of the camp for an Indi
There was no hop last night, and the •
will b<* none hereafter untfl tli«. orUt i
Pages i to 10
PRICE FIVE CKXTvS.
ILLINOIS DEMOCRATS JOIN Wl I!f
\\iio\al i.k\mi:hs i\
STOW, CF MISSOlf!!, THERg
WIDE SCOPE I>K mosPBCTIVK
WWg WAS <.om;
NOTIFICATION PLACE CHANGED
Bryan and Stevenson A\ ill u P O f
aeially Informed of Nomlnittlona
at O!«l I'nmp Morton, Inulnn
apnlU, i n ,i, o (i.,,,, vil .
CHICAGO, July 21.-D . „
from nearly every county In ill
"t the Sherman hous
came to attend the meeting or th.
central commltt. r tha
committee was ;r- ■< ni U ,■ by
proxy, au<J all the nominees of
field LOnventlon, .'x.-^pt Jamea X O
ne!!, candluate for secretary of el .:•
two nusiees of the - -|h a
candldatee pr< sei I were - ,\ x .
Bchuler, nominee r • s .
Pony, lieutenant g
ns, auditor; M. F. Dunlap, I
urer; James T<>,i<!. attori
ChaW^a r.i.^s, university i
The i unrolttea and
the i • litii al sltua tl-m for ■
ports aero heard from
district. Each speaker dnm
full ,n Lv-ght-hued i
party tilmnph in N
mar.a wer« said to be : . I
ocrati'c standard, and hartnonj pre
everywhere. The usuallj
election bj . ma de b
fred • (rer.dorfT, of 8p
Ladd, of I.
be in Chicago, and .
tee meeting He m
be iKi-iared the v... ■
mount Istue. !;•• .
minds r.i the comum
perialism and militarism. H
i!.< ntlon of the motley qtieai |oi (1 ...
!-• !>•:,- rats- hatl n i-h in ■
country ir iii...
give W. j. Urvan a
ESCORT FOR BRYAN.
1:. Johnson, chairman r tl
"1 to :•: ...i:.,- the r.,- : an •
t ■•■ tboughl an
]>< nxocratu frt : .
'I homaq I .: i.
Heff< .- | R
Quinn, of | ! T . ;.- .,. (n Qf
t: ii. anil . ■■! ..
pr< Umiiipry (iiKanizatlon
• rO> . Vltffp'tl t
wi■; uiah ■ .■, v v ..■ i
tricts iir<i hold confet
tral iH>int with the
:■■'. Members of ■
commn tie wer« Instn cte I to a
rarg.- itrr Lhe meetings. At fhei •■ me ■
liiK« P'&ns will be arranged '■
Ing & clJli Lj i ac'h \ o
*-r organizations will be mad
modhita for dißtrtbutlng literal •
other essentiala to a political camp
The--.-, conferences wlil be held th<
two or thrf-o weeks in Auj
QUESTION OF HEADQI VRTKRS.
The Commit fee .ii-< mestlon .if
bcadquarU (ppolrtted •
t-e, consisting of Chairman Walter
son, Fred 12. Eldred
son, to find a ■ iltable p:.. c f i the con;
mlttee to Conduct its bu liv .^ Th" ■ •
Pat-ific hotel was .
(■in the final dcci) lon \\ i -
1 h<' contested congressionul n
in the Nineteenth -llstri. t was tak(
by the committe3 and decided In m
J. K. Cowley and against An Irew H
The committee dimply Indorsed thp ;
of the congressional committee takei
or thrt- weeks ago.
At the meeting of the •■ ■
t<-e, )f,tpr In tru- a." •
w;'..s adopted instructing thy cHiiiidal '
not to appear at county fairs and pi
where an admission ft— I
candidates have received ;i n imb?r
vltations to ap] ■
tlnnH t-j Belgian har.; shown, h
and prize poultry exhibits
objected to mailing Mr. Alschi
fellow candidates competil ■
sey herds or other live stock
OPENING OF CA&i ■
The d.ite of opening th<
discussed at pome length,
left for settlement ut seme I
in^. Auk. 2r, waa thj dai
The folfowing commll
tlon was appointed: Frank lia
Carmel; James LJbgle, Jon -
Matt] ralla; J '.'
paign; T. F. Donovan, Kai It
F. Dunno, Cai hage. W. J. M
\s; - a ppolnted ■
on sp okr-rs. As Mr
date ess, and for n
his time win be tak
paign, Donni? j. Hogan,
act In his stead uiitll the
Til-.ma* Gahan, of tho I) n
;il committee, v
ters for th»- committee •. •
made Manager Southg •
roooos i:i the Audltorinm
years ago by the Repi:
committee. They are 1
Paris exp< siti in committei
er <!\ neral Peck -■■• 1 a h
cable if h ■ would glv<
an affirmative answer is 1
the committee will take I'
en In number, <md 1
ond floor on tho Wabasb
ijf:\vkii h \tifk atso\.
Ri'jmi I.ml Sit'vcnton Ueetiufi H'm
I.avt^ely \ I ti-nil jml.
DENVER, Col., July 21. :ivay
theater was crowded tojilyht at "h<
ins to ratify- th-> nomln
nnd Stevenson. Th« B| we c!
. :.. I Icr, chalrou
tinaed ou Sixth rune.