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COCK ISIiAXD. IXLV.. MONDAY. JUNE 25. 1900.
rBICE THREE CENTS.
IS IN RUINS.
jLhinese Set Fire to Mission:
Buildings From Which
ONE HUNDRED ALREADY DEAD
Relief Being Rushed From
Taku Attacking Force
Ketr York, Jane SS A Journal Chefoo
dispatch aara: lb Chinese bombard
in.ot of Tien Tain set Ore to the mlwloa
b jlldloga Ucat. The Are spread to the na
tive city and dcttrojid everything-. The
attacking- fcrce 1 well .applied with mod
era artillery aod Lai been pressing- the
mill allied force hard.
"Already there are 10O dead. Keller la
being- ruined from Tmko. The column will
have to fight It. way through the big- Chi-
neae army. Pel Tal Ho, where ZOO for
eigner bad aammer residences, ha. been
abandoned. The governor of th'a pro
Ince haa decided not to Join the rebela and
Isaaed proclamation desiring protection
Paris. June 25. The French consul
general at Shanghai reports that the
Chinese minister of railroads in
formed him all foreign ministers and
foreigners at Pckin were safe last
Tuesday. They were preparing to
leave with the authority of the Chi
London, .June 25. The admiralty
bas received the following from Ad
miral Bruce, dated Taku, the 2 1 th :
"The total force which left Tien Tain
with the commander-in-chief for Pe
kin is about 2.000, composed of de
tachments from the allied ships. No
action could possibly be taken to re
lieve the commander-in-chief because
it was only known he was cut oil by
Tien Tsin being invade' 1. Tien Tin
has been lighting lor its life ever
4t It ULOIII) IS Sl'ILlKU.
roar of Oar gallon Fall It I he Flrat Fltht
Before Tien Tain I.a.t Week.
Washington, June 2.". The navy de
partment yesterday afternoon issued
the following bulletin: A telegram from
Admiral KempfT. dated Chefoo, June
21. says; "In ambuscade near Tien
Tsin on the -1st four of Waller's com
i:i.ind were killed and seveu wounded.
Nai.ies will be furnished as soon as
received. Force of going to re
lieve Tien Tsin today.
Signed '"KKM 1'FF."
I he secretary of the navy has or
Acred Admiral Kemoy to go with t lie
Brooklyn to Taku aud to tender toGen
eral .M.icArt Imr eonveyain-e of any
urmy troops which the Brooklyn can
ICemey Ordered lo Taku.
Admiral KempfT's dispatch, giving
the Or st deitniK news of the shedding
of American blood on Chinese soil.
t-ame early yesterday morning and was
laid liefore the president as soon as
possible. He consulted with Secretary
I .ons and Admiral Crow ninshield and
the determination was reached to or
der Admiral Kcmcy. in couiinand of
the Asiatic sipiadroii. from Manila to
Taku on board of the armored cruiser
Brooklyn. The secretary ami Admiral
Crowuiushleld returned to the navy de-
BADOX VOX KrTTrtFK.
part men t where the necessary orders
were dispatched to Admiral Remey.
The Brooklvn is expected to sail at
once. It will take her fully a week
to reach Taku. as the trip is inuo
miles, and typhoons are rging.
Word from Ml.Utrr Concer.
r.erlia reports the safety of B.iron
Ketteler and the legations at Pekln.
but Minister Conger, at Poking Is still
cut off from communication here, an J
mere is no direct ana omciai news
of the safety of the ministers and
legation, or of the situation at Peking.
The Chinese officials, according to ad
vices received here, are apprehensive
as to the possible effect of the landing
of foreign troops on their territory.
Minister Wo' advice sh w this to be
the case and they are using every ef
fort to avert such action because of
the effect it may have on the people.
Wo Ttnr Fane Offer, to Gamble.
Minister Wu characterizes as rid
iculous th? reoort that the Kmpres?
MINISTER WU TINT, FANG.
nownger had decreed "ine exteriuoiu
tlon of all the foreigners in China.
-It Is not true," he saiil. -I will bet
my life on It. She Is too sensible
woman to do such a mad and foolish
thin;: as that."
ONCE MOKK l ilt I'AI'.lXi I Oil WAR.
k. Like We Might Have 1'lentr
Io Olliclal. Are Anxious.
I he war branch or the government
Is preparing for any eventuality that
may ari.se out of the Chinese situation.
As stated by one of the highest otlicers
of the army the scale of preparation
Is of a magnitude which would both
interest and surprise the public. Hut.
he added, the information would be of
even greater interest ami service to
any foreign foe which I he Fulled
Slates may be called upon to face
within the next few weeks or months.
and for that reason there is no itur-
pose to make public the complete prep
arations making to meet whatever is
sue arises. All that I lie otlicials will
say Is that both the army and the
navy, fnthe occasion arises, will give
a good account of themselves.
Admiral Keiupff's rcM.rt that four
America lis were killed and seven
wo'unded in the ambuscade of Wall
er's force caused lho gravest concern
mining oflielals. but the chief fear was
as to the outcome of the second at
tack which the admiral reortud would
begin yesterday. This is little short of
the dimensions of a battle and its re
sults may be decisive, not only to the
Immediate force employed but in de-
tcrmining the fate of the legations and
foreign settlements at Tien Tsin. and
also whether the issue Is or is not to
be war with China.
FOK Til HI It
3.000 Foreigner, at Tien
Arainst 'J9.000 Chinamen.
Toulon. .Tune The P. (Mm Inrer
nationals at Tit. Tsin were hard
pressed am! I'm!. ling for their lives on
Thursday, and a relieving force of les
thnn it thousand had been beaten back
r- Taku I'rldH.v. tbs-rver on the
spot think that KMi.ooo men would not
be too inanv to lt:i) China lirmly.
The admiral! v has received the foilow
ii'r from the Hrilish rear-admiral at
Taku: "News Is receiviil as this tel
pram is dispatched that an attempt
to relieve Tien Tsin on .l ux- irj was
repuise!. with some loss." '1 ne ninen
admirals are woikim; in pife t a
ooru. with the llu.-siau vice-aiiutirai as
A press messauc from Shaie-ai dated
Saturday at I p. in. mys: "The miii.
if the Chinese aroitnd Tien 'i'sin art
superior to anythinir the defeioliu
KnrotM'an force has or is likely lo
have for some time. Amoiiir tho
kir.ol of the relief torce l rilay was
the commander of II. M. S. Hartleur.
The. foreign casualties were "oo."
A Chef.io dispatch to The Iaily Mail,
dated yesterday, says: "The attack on
the Tien Tsin relict force was made by
;.n.oo Chinese, usipjr machine jruns
mid nj.MKrn Held pieces. The allies
were wise in retreating. Forwarding
detachments in this manner is suicidal,
and the defeat of the foreigners, even
though in small force, jjreatly aids the
movement of the Boxers, which is jrain
inc enormously through the inability
of the foreigners to make head against
Practically the whole of northern
China is ablaze. Hostilities are now
conducted on an extended scale, due to
d!re-t orders from I'ekine. tJeneral
Y.inn Sid Kai. governor of Sliau-Tuuji.
eo!nmanls ll.forei2n-ilrlllel troops,
orpnnijted to a hii'.i pitch of excellenee
and eiiulppenl witii Mausers. It was in
the ili n that these troops should so tJ
Taku. but the seizure of the forts was
effected before they conld get there."
Philadelphia. June 25. The cafpet
mill of Madand & Sons was deUroed
bv lire tod.v. The loss is f 75.000 to
f 100.000. "
New Vork. Jane 25. The failure of
Dennis Perkins & Co. is announced oo
cottcn oschanee. The failure is
vtraicnr mikokiu Man AphTilaled.
Ashland. Wis.. Juue Louis
Kcllu'.-in. a prominent and wealtbv
merchant of this city, was round dead
In his store, death beinir caused bv
asphyxiation. Itocfors nav it is a ease
of -miHde. Kellrnan carried fceavy
lift; insurance., ...
DEATH ATHIS HARVEST
Is Heavy with the Corpses of
Nearly Fifty Men, Women!
AWFUL DISASTEB IS TEE SOUTH.
Thirty-Five Persons Co
Sudden and Terrible
Atlanta. Ga.. Juue 2o. 7A passenger
train on the Macon branch of Uie
Sotitheru railway ran into a wash-out
uue and a half miles north of M
Ionouj,'h, tJa., Saturday uiirht and was
completely wrecked. The wreck caught
caught lire and the entire train, with
the exception of the sleeiier, was de-
Mroyed. Kvery iersou on the train
except the occupants of the I'ullmau
car perished. Xot a member of the
train crew escajied. Thirty-tive people
in all were killed.
Following is a list of the dead: Will-
lam A. 15arclay, .1. E. Wood and J. II.
Ilunuicutt, conductors, Atlanta; J. T.
Sullivan, engineer: W. W. Bennett,
bagiraKemaster, Atlanta: T. E. Mad
dox. cotton buyer. Atlanta: W. J. Pate
Atlauta: 1-year-uld sou of W. J. Pate:
II. H. Cressman. I'ullmau conductor
tletirpe W. Flournov. . Atlanta: D. C.
Hishtower, Sto, kbi id'e. Ja.; W. W.
Spark. Macon, Ja.; Elder Heusou.
traveling man. suppsed to have been
from Florida; .1. K. Florida. Nashville;
W. O. Ellis, bridirenian, Stoekbridse;
I. ,Y. liriilitli. supervisor; J. II. Rhodes,
flag-man: John Rrantlev, white, fire
man: Will Green, extra fireman: W
I. Lawrence, foreman extra ?aut: Ed
Hyrd. colored, fireman. Atlanta: Rol
ert SiH-ncer. train porter: four bodies
unidentitled: eiht uero section hands.
Wlerd and Horrible Scene.
For a brief time after the crash
there was silence. Then the occu
pants of the I'ullmau car recovered
from the bewilderment, and after hard
work managed to eet out of their ear
and found themselves 011 the track in
the isiiirins rain. The extent of the
catastrophe was quickly apparent.
Flames were already seen com in j; from
that part of the wreckace not covered
by the water. As the wreck began to
go to pieces under thodestrnotive work
of both flames and Hood human THMlies
floated out from the mas and were
carried down stream by the swift cur
rent. The storm did not abate in fury
Flashes of lightning added to the
steady rIow of the burning train and
lit ni 'lie scene with fearful distinct
ness. During the burning of the cars
not a cry or a groan was heard: those
who lost their lives were killed instant
ly and the horrors of roasting to death
were not added to the disaster.
Atlanta, tia., June 25. An addi
tional report received here today from
the rceuc of the wreck on the bouth-
ern railway. (at Macl)onouh. shows
the list of dead will probably number
11. Ihree bodies were found this
mornintr in . the wrecknjre. J here
have been SO bodies taken from the
; FATAL COLLISION AT OFI'ICRE.
Six Killed and Wany Wounded lv a Nnrtli-
Creen Hay. Wis.. June 2.".. A
wreck occurred on the Chicago and
Northwestern, road at Iepere. a station
live miles south of here, at 10:15 ves-
terday forenoon. A northbound pas
senger train loaded with excursionists
bound for the Saengerfest in this city,
ran into a freight train .ilx.ut 1ni
yards south of the station. There
were thirty-seven persons injured and
six killed, as follows: Edward Knskie
Fond dn I-ac. druggist: Lawrence
1 '1:1 11k. Fond ilu Lac: Charles Mier
sehau and Max Koreher. OshkosJi;;eo.
Lloyd. Iiyroii: Adam Weler, Fond du
The injured severely are: Fred
Wagner, leg brokeu: William K a un
man, both les:s broken: Charles Kew-
ping. hip and knee hurt all
of Fond ilu Lae; .1. J. Schmitz.
N'ecnah. leg ami chest injured: Thomas
Lamb. Joseph Landerman. H. Frotling,
legs broken all of Fond du Lac: Ed
ward l!alcdeau. Katikauua. leg brok
en: II. Lloyd and Herman Ross, legs
broken, of Fond du Lac; Hert Iocst.
Oshkosh. badly bruised; James iSaff-
ney. Van lyne. back and leg hurt:
Mrs. Eche. Fond du Lac. hip hurt:MIss
Ileider. back hurt: John II. Thompson,
Fond du Lac. arm and back hurt: Ed.
Carr, Fond du Lac. leg broken: Jean
C.irrt Fond du Lae. both legs broken.
The others had cuts and hurts on var
ious portions of their liodios.
The cause of the accident, so far as
lias len determined at this time, win
the freight crew failing to give th
passenger the right of way. The pas
senger train had on lmard alxmt rio
Fond du I-ac people who were. bound
for Green Hay to attend the saenger
fest which was held Sunday. In or
der to give the Northwestern road an
opportunity to handle the business at
Green Hay orders had leen issued to
clear the yards of it freight cars, so
that passenger coaches could be run
in. A freight train of fifty-three cars
was made nn and started for the south.
Orders had lieen Issued to run to re
pere and make the siding by 10:1o a.
m. The freight arrived at Iiere at
TO-nS a. m. and made for the siding.
Finding that the train was too long
and would not go on one siding th
crew cnt the train In two and ran
ahead on the main track. At the point
where the switching is done there Is
a snarn curve, ine rasenger snprvis-
ing it Tiad the right of way and that
the freight was on a siding came along
at a fast rate. The next minute the two
engines had collided with fnll force.
Devere, Wis.. Jane 25 The bodies
of those killed in yesterday's train
wreck were shipped awar and the in
jured who were not taken to their
homes were seat to a hospital at Green
Bar. The latest report of the killed
places the number at seven. The re
vised list is as follows: El win Kone
ki, Lorenzo Plank. Adam Webber,
Fond da Lac; Charles Mierswa, Max
Korscher, Ohkosh; George Lloyd,
Barron; Max Keeker, Ashland.
FOUR MINERS LOSE TIIEIK LIVES.
Asphyxiated by Can Generated by an Ex
plosion w ith I'uknown Cause.
Champion. Mich.. June 2.". Four
men lost their lives in a Champion
rnineexplosion Saturday evening. They
are: John Floyd, shift Ikiss; Noah
Lark, skip tender: Herman Luma and
Otto Parkala. miners.
Of five nun on the twenty-fifth levei
near the explosion at the bottom of
the shaft bnt one escaped by climbing
the air hose to pure air. Gases and
smoke asphyxiated the victims. The
cause of the explosion is not known
but was probably due to sparks from
miner's phe. The victims will be
TOOK TOO MUCH KOSHPIUE.
Nat Goodwin Come. Very Near Shnffiins
Oft Tut. Mortal Coil by Accident.
St. Paul, Minn.. June 23. A Butte,
Mont., special to The Pioneer Press
savs: As the result or an accidental
overdose of morphine Nat C Goodwin
the actor, was lviug In aa alarming
condition st .the Butte Hotel from
Thursday night until late yesterday.
when he had recovered sutiiciciitly to
leave with his company for Dulutli
where he expects to be able to play on
Monday niht. Physicians worked
over the actor tor mote man twenty-
four hours before being able to bring
him out of the dangeroi's comatose
eonditiou into which he had fallen.
FUNK'S NOVEL DEFENSE.
Tell a Story nt Murrirr Similar to Ono
of Mark Twain's.
Washington, Juue 2.. Frank W
Funk, who is sentenced to be hanged
on June 20 for the murder of William
II. Brooks, when Mrs. Brooks was also
assaulted with an ax, has written a re
markable story. In it he asserts that
he is innocent and that his case is an
exact analogy of Mark Twain's "Pud
d'uhcad Wilson." lie intimates that
the murder was coinmited by I 'rooks'
daughter. He savs: "The murderer
f William H. Brooks and the assault
er and robber oi the person ol Martha
Brooks on that fateful 22d of June.
lS'.IS. left the murderer's signature tin
tarnished on the bioodv handle of the
fatal ax the impression in blood of a
woman s thumb. As it Mark 1 wain
in writing his famous 'I'udd'nhead
Wilson' had had a presentiment of my
case the very crucial facts are therein
May liecome Cn-Operative.
Anderson. I ml.. June 2". Independ
ent window-glass manufacturers have
been at a loss to understand why I'res
idt-nt Burns of L. A. lioo gave the
American Window-Glass company ap
parently the best of it in the recent
settlement of the scale. A story is
now circulating to the cTect that tho
American Window-Glass company in
tends to reorganize into a mammoth
co-oiorativo plant, increasing its capi
tal stock from $17..jO.OnA to SlO.oOO,-
tiO. The American company's propo
sition Is to make a present to each of
its skilled workmen of .ot) in stock.
Nt lne to the Canal.
Washington. June 2.". Referring to
the report from Chicago that the drain
age canal has changed the climate at
that iMiint. making it cooler. Professor
Moore, of the weather bureau, savs
the climate of Chicago is controlled not
by the small stream of cold water that
Hows through the drainage channal.
but. rather, by a general movement
of areas of high and low pressure that
periodically cross the 1'nited States in
the latitude of the great lakes.
Hi Name ICerall. a l'anlc.
Elkins. Pa.. June 2.". Jav Cooke,
the famous financier, is at his home
here suffering fl-om the effects of a re
cent attack of apoplexy. Cooke is
known the world over as one who.
through his failure in 17.".. pulled the
T'nlted States down with him and
caused the great panic "of thr year. He
also holds the distinction of having
saved the government's credit In sev
eral critical financial stages during the
Little tiirl rinds a Retntrer.
Menasha. Wis.. June 2". Johnny
Hart, aged .1 years, the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Hart, was shot in the
head by his cousin. Matha Price. 12
years of age. The loy may die from
the wound. The little girl found a re
volver on a closet shelf and was show
ing It to the boy when it was dis
charged, the bullet entering the child's
Onendlina-To Be a Illihop.
Washington. June 2o." It Is lelieved
that Very Rev. John Guendling. admin
istrator of the vacant see of Fort
Wayne. Ind.. will lie apitointed bishop
of that dioi-ese at an earlv day. Ad
vices to this effect have just reached
Washington from Rome.
Thoasand Bailors Without Choice.
Newport, Ark.. June 23. After tak
ing one thousand baalots witbont a
nomination toe First. Iistr1ct Iemo-1
cratic Congressional f.nvetion Satnr -
day adjourned until Wednesday
The Great Convention Which As
sembles at Springfield
THE IMPOETAKl DUTIES BEFOBE IT.
Rock Island to Be Honored
the Temporary Chair
Springfield, Juno 25. The demo
cratic state convention of Illinois
in'.ets in the house of representatives
hall in the state capitol tomorrow at
noon. The convention will be com
posed of 1,204 delegates. 3HS of whom
are from Cook county.
Dr. Walter Watson, of Mount Ver
non, chairman cf the state central
committee.-will call the convention to
order, and after prayer the tempor
ary olhcers heretofore chosen by the
committee will be installed as follows:
Chairman Hon. Elmore W. Hurst,
Secretary Hon. John M. Rapp,
Assistant Secretaries Hon. C. M.
Golden, Minonk; Hon. Marshall Dan
iels, McLeansboro; Hon. L. B. String
er, i-incoin, ana lion. v 1111am J.
; Sergeant-at-Arms John A. Logan,
The temporary officers will then
take charge, and after an address by
the chairman, business will proceed
in the usual order.
The headquarters of the state cen
tral committee will be at the St.Nich-
olas hotel in the city and in the speak
er's room at the state house.
The central part of the convention
hall in front will be reserved for tho
delegates and will be railed oil' from
the remainder of the room.
The Contest for (Governor.
As a matter of course, the interest
centers in the contest for the guberna
torial nomination. Cook county is
making a hard light for Adam Ort-
seifen for whom that county instruct
ed Saturday, while the friends of
Samuel Alscbnler, of Aurora; Gen. Al
fred OrendorlT, of Springfield; Charles
K. Ladd, of Kewanee; Judge Nicholas
Worthington. of Peoria, ami Supreme
Court Justice Carroll C. Boggs, are all
working energetically. Ihere is also
an undercurrent mat is very near
the surface, however, in favor of
Mayor Carter II. Harrison, of Chica
go, despite his repeated disavowal of
his candidacy, while Knox county is
earer for a chance to get former Su
preme Court Justice Craig into the
The indications are that the con
vention will finish its labors in one
Girla Charge n Illark List.
Chicago. June .23. Suits for dam-i
We Keep Them Guessing.
Special Sale Commencing Saturday,
Men's suits that cannot be duplicated elsewhere for less
than $7.50 and in many cases $ 1 0,
FOR THIS SALE ONLY
These suits are great values. Your money refunded i
you are not satisfied with your purchase.
ages aggregating ytam.noo growing ont
of the stock-yards strike of last Fel
ruary and the alleged blacklisting of
the former employes have been
brought In the circuit court by seven
girls, who before Judge limine at the
morning session of court made affi
davit on oath that they have lieen de
prived of an opportunity to find em
ployment at their trade of labelers.
through a blacklist effected by a com
bination oi" stock-yards firms. Five are
also suing for ?10.(KH each for false
Railway Troperty Sold and Resold.
Springfield. III.. June 2.". There has
been tiled in the oflice of the county
recorder of Macoupin county a deed
from Stuart Brown, master In chan
cery, to Charles- II. Hiemenr.. of St.
Louis, conveying to Litchfield. Car
rollton and Western railroad property,
which runs from Oulncy to Litchfield,
for the sum of $JO.otH. Also a deed
from Charles II. Ilienienz and Clara
Illemenr. his wife, to Edwin S. Lay
man, conveying the same property, for
ihe sum of SlTo.oOO-
Much Hailing: by Ton Much Rain.
Carbondale. HI.. June 2.". The
heavv rains of the past two days are
responsible to the flooding of the
streets of Mill Creek, on the line of the
Mobile and Ohio railroad. The most of
the dwellings along the line of the rail
road track Is under water fully two
feet for about one mile. Traffic on the
railroad was stopped for a time. No
casualties are reported, but an Im
mense amount of damage has been
done to growing crops.
Trouble for Flevnted Roada.
Chicago. June 25. Damage suits ag
gregating more than $2,H0,0tK were
filed Saturday against the elevated
railro.nl ootrrpanies. The amounts
asked are for conipt nsation for alleged
deterioration in property values
caused by the construction and opera
tion of the elevated structure.
Itradley Pyrotechnic Convocation.
Peoria. 111.. June 2-". The third an
nual convocation of Bradley Poly
technic Institute took place Saturday
WORKMEN ARE INJOINED.
Keatralned From Interfering; With The
Operation of St. I.oola Car.
St. Louis, J une -25. Judge Adams
in the Un ited States District court today
granted a temporary injunction in the
case of Mahon and all members of tho
local division of the Amalgamated
Association Street Railway Employes,
restraining them from interfering in
any way wiin running mail cars over
theTransit Company's lines.
MARTIN J. RUSSELL DEAD.
One of the Proprietors of Cblcafo Chron
icle l'asaea Away at Mackinac.
Chicago. June 2o. Martin J. Rus-
sel, one of the pioprietors and editor
of the Chicago Chronicle, died last
night at Mackinac Island from a com
plication of diseases.
Wheeler In Command.
Chicago June 25 Rrig. Gen. Jo
seph Wh'.i'or assumed command of
the department of the lakes today, re
lieving Gen. AVade, who returns to
YOU KNOW US.
Two . Deputies Shot Down
by Oklahoma Jail
SHERIFF MORRISON WOUNDED
Three Killed in
Wichita, Kas., Jane 25 Sheriff
Neal Morrison was wounded and two
of his deputies killed near Cloud
Chief, Okla. , while pursuing George
Casey and McKee, who broke jail in
Wichita, Kas., June 25. At Gran
ite, Greer county. Cattle Inspector
Gilmore, BUI Anderson and another
man and woman, engaged in a gamo
of cards. A quarrel ensued. Gil
more shot and killed his three assail
ants. Inaane Man Kills Tvo.
New Urleaus, June 25. William II.
Robinson, recently discharged from
an insane asylum, yesterday mur
dered William Stossel A crowd pur
sued him, threatening lynching, when
be killed a man named Whittaker and
shot a policeman. Robinson was ar
CLEMENTS HAS A FIGHT.
CorsgN Body of Hoera Near Wynbere;
London, June 25. The following i-i
from Roberts: "Pretoria Clements
successfully engaged a body of Boers
Sunday near Wyuberg and droTe tho
enemy north of Sand Spruit with n
loss. No casualties recorded."
London, June 25. The informa
tion from South Africa continues un
important. Warren wires that a re
bellion has been extinguished 111
North Capo Colony. Interest mostly
centers lu the Oranire River Colony,
where De Wet is causing the British
Lonrenzo Marques. June 2.". Presi
dent Kruger's principal condition for
immediate peace is that he be allowed
brstay in the country. Ther are .".
(KH British sii k and wounded at Pre
toria. Mrs. Ueitz, wife of tho Trans,
vaal state secretary, and her family,
who arrived here en route for Europe,
had so little money that the Dutch
consul purchased second-class stea;
ship tickets for them.