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Ulrich Acquitted of Charge of As
sault Preferred by Booker T.
CONFLICTING STORIES RELATED
White Man Says Tuskegee Saye Was
Peeping in Keyhole.
WOMAN ASSERTS WAS ACCOSTED
One Justice Dissents from the Ma
DOCTOR REPEATS FIRST STORY
Asserts that lie Wae Searching Di
rector? In Kffort to Kind Family
nllh Whom Friend Waa
HEW TORK, Nov. 6 Booker T. Wash
ington, the noted negro educator, failed
lo obtain satisfaction at law today for
the beating which he received at the
hands of Henry A. Vlrieh,. a whlto man,
Dn Sunday evening, March 1 last.
I'lrlch' was acquitted In the court of
special sessions this afternoon of the
chargo of assault which Dr. Washington
bad preferred against him.
After the fight, which started In the
vestibule of an apartment house where
Vlrlch lived at 11H East Sixty-third
street. Dr. Washington waa laid up at
,tlie hospital for several days with his
right ear torn, his scalp cut and his face
badly bruised. Provocations which the
defense attempted to show today were
based mainly on the testimony of Ulrich,
who declared he found Dr. Washington
peeking Into the keyhole of his apart
ment and also the one opposite, and that
Dr. Washington struck the first blow.
Mrs. Laura Alvarez, with whom Vlrlch
boarded, swore that when she passed Dr.
Wellington he said to her:
Dilunitor Looking; for Friend.
Dr. Washington's story on the stand
today was the same explanation he of
fered at the time of the altercation. He
wore that he was not peeking Into any
keyholes, that he was only searching the
tenants' directory In an effort to find a
family with which he understood a friend
was Maying and denied positively that
tie hud spoken to Mrs. Alvares or any
The acquittal of Vlrlch was not unani
mous, Justice' O'Keefe dissenting from the
opinion of Justices Moss and Zeller. After
Vlrlch left the court he was arrested
again, charged with being a fugitive from
New Jersey, where an lndlcement has
been found chirglng 'him with deserting
his wife, who lives in Orange. ......
Dr. Washington, when asked If he had
any comment to make on the outcome of
his case, replied:
"No, not a word."
Both Tell Stories.
: Both Vlrlch and Dr. Washington told
their stories" on ' the- stand today. " "'
"I first saw Mr. Washington peeking
through tha keyhole of my door," Ulrich
said. "Ha saw me and left and walked
toward Eighth avenue. I saw him walk
ing up and down the street, and after
ten minutes he came back, . walked by
Mr. Kevette's apartment window and
stooped lo look beneath the shade.
"I opened the vestibule door and burst
In upon him 'and shouted: "What are you
doing her?' He struck me In the face
and then we fought. He asked me to
let it drop.
"Dr. Washington said: 'I know I have
dona wrong; let me go." While we were
. fighting he struck his head against a
"Did you have any stick or any other
weapon with which you hit Dr. Wash
ington?". "No. sir, I used no stick."
LONDON, Nov. .-The Greek steamer
Lord os Byron, from Theodosta for Ant
werp, foundered In the English channel
in the gale last night. Twenty-two of the
crew were lost. The three aaved were
picked up by the Dutch 'steamer Grottus.
FEDERAL BUCKET SHOP
LAW IS HELD VALID
WASHINGTON, Nov. .-Holdlng the'
recent enactment of congress relating to
bucketing and the content of bucketshops
in the District of Columbia to be consti
tutional, the district court of appeals to
day In an opinion by Justice Robb re
versed the decision of Justice Wright of
the district supreme court and remanded
for trial the case of Louis and Engeio
Cello, of St. Louis, Samuel W. Adler of
New York and others, charged with con
spiring to conduct a bucketshop In the
district. The case grew out of a whole
sale raid on bucketshops In seven cities
April 2, 1903.
WIDOW MURDERED AND
BOARDER IS WOUNDED
HANCOCK, Mich., Nov. -Mrs. Ida
C'arrl, a widow of St. Mary'a, a village
near here, was shot and Instantly killed
and Adam Henrlcksen, a boarder at her
homo, was seriously wounded last night
by a man who Is believed to have been
a suitor for the woman's affections. The
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Baby Dies Every Ten
Seconds frpm Some
KANSAS CITY, Mo.. Nov. 6.-" Watch
the light flash. Every flash a baby died
from a preventable disease In the civil
ised world." This was the grm wording
of a placard which attracted wide atten
tion at the Chllds' Welfare exhibit In this
city today. The exhibit opened last
Thurrday and has attracted thousands
of visitors from other cities. infunt
mortality was the question to which es
pecial attention was given today.
A i-mall red electric light globe In a
case flashing every ten seconds bearing
the placard causes hundreds of mothers
to stop and look with ttartled expres
sions meanwhile drawing their children
closer to them. Figures and photo
graphs showing the Inroads of prevent
able diseases among Kansas City children
were shown. Of 1!.SC6 children In the
schools examined last year by the health
board It was shown that 9,604 were recom
mended for treatment. The records also
showed In that number 3.404 suffering
from adenoids. In many cuscs entirely
unknown to the parents.
Police to Arrest
Who Play Poker
CHICAGO, Nov. . A test of strength
between women residents and W. W.
Cudmore. police captain commanding n
station In the fashionable north side res
idence district over his Interpreta
tion of the gambling lsw Is expected
today, in the police activity against
gambllr.g, Captain Cudmore put a ban
on women's poker parties, In many cases
of which It Is said the stakes run Into
Two men in whose homes the 'games
have been held defied lit in to stop them.
after he had sent detectives around warn
ing them to stop.
"I'll have all the patrol wagons at the
station In service today." he said, "and
If I find any games, they will be raided
and the players arrested and hauled lo
"I Intend to break up these games. In
some of them the limit has been bo
steep that husbands have been seriously
embarrassed In making good their wlvos
Arrest Seven Women
in Pool Boom
CHICAGO, Nov. 6.-AsMstant Chief
Schuetler's new gambling squad today
broke down the doors of a flat In the
West Bide residence district and then
stopped abashed. Instead of tl.e usual
assortment of men they expected to find
were seven women clustered about the
paraphernalia of a pool room.
Seven women were arrested, one as the
keeper of a handbook and the others as
Inmates' of -v mbHn((i house.' One pt
those arrested waa 72 years of age, the
youngest irks 38 yean and the others
ranged over 60 years.
They- were given a continuance until
Coudrey is Charged
With Misusing Mails
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. . Harry M.
Coudrey, former congressman from the
Twelfth Missouri district, who was ar
rested In New York Saturday, arrived
here today In custody of special agents
of the Department of J u nice. He is
charged with having used the malls to
defraud In connection with the promotion
of Insurance companies. He gave bond of
State Employs New
Experts for Hyde Case
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 6. With
twenty-five talesmen In the Jury room
and forty new veniremen ready for exam
ination, the third week of the Dr. B
Clark Hyde murder trial began today.
Attorneys believe the panel of forty-seven
temporary jurymen will be completed this
week. Two days are allowed for exer
cislng premptory challenges, ho It is pus
stble that the first evidence will be heard
A possibility of George A. Smith, a
talesman, having to be released, de
veloped last night, when he was taken
severely ill with acute Indigestion.' He
had been suffering for several days, but
his case wus not declared to be serious
until last night. A physiclal was called
to attend him.
It developed today that new scientists
will enter the case in behalf of tha state.
At the last trial the defense made a de
termined attack on the states experts, de
claring they were frequently witnesses In
big murder trial. The state has refused
thus far to make known the - name of
more than one new expert. He Is ltalph
W, Webster of the University of Chi
cago. He Is a co-worker of Dr. Walter S.
Haines, who testified fur the state In the
Inter Ocean Plant
Will Be Appraised
CHICAGO. Nov. 6. Counsel for the
estate of Charles T. Yerkes In the pro
bate court today declared the bid of
$200,000 by George Wheeler 1 Human, pub
lisher of the Inter Ocean, fur the claim
held by the Yerkes estate against the
Inter Ocean company Included assets hot
heretofore brought to the attention of
the court. The additional ' assets were
$00,000 worth Yf traction bonds put up
by Mr. Yerkes as security fur a loan of
tha Inter Oc;an.
Attorney Meyer for the estate asked
Judge Cutting to appoint an expert to
examine the Inter Oeean affairs, so they
could get the leal worth of the concern
for prospective buyers.
Attorney John Barton Payn said he
repreatnted eastern capitalists Interested
tn purchasing the Inter Ocean plant and
also asked an appraisal of the property.
An examiner will be appointed.
Two Committees at Joint Meeting
Agree on Terms Subject to Ap
proval of Directors.
SECURITIES TO EE DISTRIBUTED
Minneapolis & St. Louis R:' ,v'
Takes Over Systc-'
Two Millions Addit , .v Money for
PREIERRED STOCK TO BE CUT
Xcw Common Stock Will He In
creased to Fifteen Million Ac
cording to Arrnniri'iiionti
In evr York.
NEW YORK, Nov. C.-Tlie terms of v'.io
proposed lease of the loun Central lU 1
way company to the Minneapolis mid Si.
Louis Railroad compuny were agreed I i
today at a Joint meeting of the, commit
tee acting for tho two properties, subject
to the approval of the directors and stoi- j
holders at mc-tlngs to be held In Ie- I
The Iowa Central Is to convey Us
property subject only to lis funded and
other debt, but with 12.500.000 additional
money provided for corporation purposes.
The distribution of securities will be made
upon a basis which the directors of the
Iowa Central Hallway company may de
termine and the shareholders approve.
anW which also must be satisfactory to
the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad
company. , It will Include the right to
subscribe for part of the now bonds,
which will be underwritten.
Tho present capitalization of the Iowa
Central Is 5,C74,309 preferred and tS,53."i,62J
common stock, while the Minneapolis &
St. Louis Is capitalized at (4,000,000 pre
ferred and J6,000,000 common.
The preferred shares of the two com
panies will be cut from $9,671,000 to a little
more than half that sum, while the now
common stock will be Increased from $14,-
625.633 to $15,370,200. Tho new company
also will be provided with $2,500,000 for
Lovett Talks of Suit
for a Receiver for
Grand Island Road
NEW YORK, Nov. . Regarding the
suit filed In the district court of Clay
county, Nebraska, asking for a receiver
for the St. Joseph & Grand Island rail
way, Robert 8. Lovett, chairman of the
Union and Southern Pactfio executive
committee, said today:
"We are managing the property exactly
as we would if we owned every share Of
each class ot the, company's atockr not.
for the benefit of the Union I'aclnc, but
to enable the St. Joseph A Grand Island
to handle that business which tha Union
Pacific has to turn over to It."
E. B. HENDERSON GETS
PROMOTION IN SERVICE
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Nov. B.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) E. B. Henderson of Omaha, for
some years private secretary to Com
missioner Lane of the Interstate Com
merce commission, has been promoted
to be an examiner d the Inter-state Com
merce commission. Mr. Henderson's pro
motion will become effective December
4, and he will go upon the "circuit al
most at once. Among his first assign
ments Is In Omaha, December IS and 19.
Mr. Henderson is planning to Hpcnd liU
Christmas holidays this year among old
friends In Onuiha.
BODY OF NORMAN J C0LMAN
LAID TO REST IN ST. LOUIS
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. C The funeral
of Norman J. Colman, first United
States secretary of agriculture, was held
today. The services at the house wera
conducted by the Rev. J. W. Leo of tho
MthodIst Episcopal church. At ths
grave the Masonic burial rites were usej.
Many state and city officials attended
DR. DAVIDSON LEAVES
ON TRIP TO OMAHA
FTom a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Nov. C (fpcclalTele-
gram.) Superintendent Davidson of the
Washington public schools left yesterday
for Omaha to participate in several
functions, including the schoolmasters'
banquet to be held early this week. Dr.
Davidson will return to Washington Ihe
latter part of tho wc?k.
Where to Vote Today
POLLS OPEN FROM 8 A. M. TILL 6 P. M.
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From the Cleveland liain lr.ler.
MRS, YERMILYA IN JAIL
Inquiry Held in Woman's Room nnd
Hearing- Set for November 28. '
ANOTHER BODY TO BE EXHUMED
Coroner Snjn Preliminary Kiamlna.
tlun of Liver ( lllchord Smith
Indicates Presence of
CHICAGO, Nov. . Mrs. Louise Ver
mltya, charged with the murder of I'o
llcemun Arthur illssonette, was formally
plat cd under urrest today. She remained
quiet on her bed during a preliminary
hearing in her home. The hearing was
set for November 28 and a mittimus Is
sued ordering her committed to the
county Jail hospital. '
The hearing was held In Mrs. Vcr
milya'a home owing to her Illness, Muni
cipal Judge Walker and the court at
taches crowding Into the little bedroom.
She manifested little Interest In tho pro
ceedings, languidly answering; questions.
Polnon Is expected to be found In the
viscera of Richard L. Smith, who died
at tho home of Mns. Vermllya, according
to Coroner Hotmail, who returned last
night from North , Henderson, where
Smith's body lia ljn 'exhumed
l-dontt-want tb-'be unfairr-TBaM4" stwAwbattador, 'Btfil-lt
"but I will be greatly Surprised If the
chemical tests do not reveal arsenic. The
color of the liver la wrong; It Is the same
color that was fund In lttssunnette's
liver. ' In faot, tho conditions are almost
Identical, and I am sure the dark green
ish color we found means arsenic,"
So convinced Is Coroner Hofmun that
Smith's liver will show arsenic that he
Niald ho would begin operations at once
for the exhumation ot the body ot Frank
Biiukamp, sun of Mrs. Vermllya and her
first husband, Frank Krlnkamp,
Coroner Hofnian went to Waldhelm's
cemetery here today to exhume tho body
of Frank Hrlnkamp, another of tha sup
posed poison victims, who suddenly died
while living at Mrs. Vermliya's .loine.
Testimony from a new boh re o was given
the coroner today. Miss Klixabeth Nolan,
who was Frank Brlukainp's sweetheart,
said that Hrlnkamp had feared he was
being poisoned, that he thought his
father, Charles Drlnkamp, had been poi
soned anu wanted to investigate his
Her testimony resulted In an announce
ment from Coroner Hufman that he
would exhume Frank Prlnkamp's body at
Miss Nolan also brought the name of
C. C. Ruysen, an undertaker, Into her
A life insurance policy for $2,000 oil
Frank Hrlnliun v's life, slio a Id, had been
put Into Uuyscn'a bunds to collect. "Mrs.
Vermllya wanted to marry lioyseii, but
lie wouldn't marry her," said Miss Nolan.
Alius Nolan said Undertaker I'.oysrn had
an Insurance policy on Mr.-i. Vermliya's
llfo and one on the life of Charles Hrln
kamp. Sne said Mrs. Vermllya told her
Iloysen paid the premiums on both poli
cies, wblcli were made out to himself.
"Lid lluysen call on 'Mrs. Vermllya
often'.'" Phe was a.sked.
"Yes, ho took all bis i.nals there from
March until December, when he sailed
for Kurope. He finally biuke away from
1 Tent west of Ziu Ames
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The New Campaign Orator
The Reason Why
December 27,s 1901 Thomna Dennlson
filed suit against the Omah.i Dally
News Publishing company for $25,000
damaKes for libel In district court.
April 15, 1007-Casn of Thomas Den
nlson aKalnst the Omaha Dally News
Publishing company goes to trial bo
fore Judgs Lee S. Estelle.
May i, 1!H)7 Jury returns verdict fop
Thomas Dennlson and against the
Omaha Dully News Publishing com
pany for $7,600. J ml go Kstelle enters
Judgment In accordance with the ver
dict. Champ Clark's Speech
Not Taken Seriously
by British Premier
IjONDON, Nov. 6. "I gather that the
speech Was not Intended seriously," waa
the comment of the under secretary for
foreign' affairs when questioned lit the
House of Commons trVday regarding the
remarks it ' Speaker Champ Clark, con
cerning Canadian annexation. Ha do-
report tuny on tne incident.
In a speech at Fremont, Neb., last
Thursday -Hpeaker Clark' said that tilne
tenths of the v"l"o of ths United States
favored the annexation of Canada, and
added that If he could run for the presi
dency on an annexation platform against
President Taft on a platform opposing
annexation he would carry every state
in tho union.
of Pension Plans
CHICAGO, Nov. 6. -A pension for the
lu.OoO employes of Armour & Co., based
on a gift of $1,000,000 from J. Ogdcn Ar
mour, president of the pricking company,
was announced today. The pension sys
tem becanio operative November 1,
The plan provides for the employes de
positing 3 per cent of their annual In
comes Into the fund. On retirement em
ployes will receive I per cent ot the sul
ary paid at the time of retirement for
each year of service.
lly the provision of the plan employes
who have served twenty years may be
pensioned on application after reaching
57 years of age, . Women may retire at
50 years of age.
Order Reducing Fare
to Council Bluffs is
Held Up on Appeal
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6-The Inter
state Commerce commission's order re
ducing the fare on the Omaha and Coun
cil Hluffs llullway and Id-idae company
and the Omaha and Council Hluffs Htrei t
Kuiiwuy company from Council Hluffs,
la., to Omaha, Neb., froxi lo rents to 10
cents, was today hold In suspension by
the supremen court of the United States
during litigation. The companies were
required, however, to file a tlO.OOO bund
to compensate luissciitsers in the event
that the companies ultimately luse their
President of Mexico
MK.MCO CITY, Nov. G .-Francisco I.
Madero was today inaugurated president
of Mexico, succeeding President Ixt La
liana, who filled In the gap after the
executives now sworn In had ended the
rule of I'orfliio Dins. The ceremony took
place before tiie members of cougresu in
the chamber of deputies. Thd Inaugura
tion of Vice President Joee M. lino
Huares has bee.i postponed to a date not
LODGING HOUSE AFFIDAVITS
ARE HELD TO BE ILLEGAL
CHICAGO, Nov. . Steps to prevent
Illegal voting In a judicial election tomor
row were taken by County Judgo John
K. Owens toduy, when be ruled thut l.'oO
lodging house affidavits, under which the
keepers had registered the names of their
supposed guests, were lll?r.''v w
TAFT WILL VOTE TOMORROW
President Appears Before Election
Board in Cincinnati.
GIVEN PERMIT TO REGISTER
He Certifies that It Waa Impani
ble for lllut tn IK In the tlty
lurlnn- the Month of
CINCINNATI. O., Nov. t-Presldcnt
lift took the first step here today toward
itratntiift hlH right to vote tomorrow In
e Cincinnati municipal elections. The
sldent appeared personally before the
election board and obtained a certificate
ullowlng him to register In Ward No, S,
precinct M. He will appear before the
proper authorities In that precinct and
will then be ready to cast his vote.
Mr. Taft came Into the room of tho
election board In the city hall almost
like any other cltlsen except for the
presence ot a detail of police.
"Its hardly necessary to ask you If you
hava been In tha city during October,"
said one of the board to the president.
"No," said Mr. Taft. smiling, "I hav
HOI. H has been quit Impossible for me
to get here owing to the .engagements 1
'.',l-!n1.'?- C'rcmnatancaa then,"., euld
me onairman, "I guoas we'll give you a
The police , then closed in about Mf.
Taft and he marched out. . , ,
Tomorrow Mr. Taft will cast his vole at
2150 Madison Koad, His last place ot
resldenco In Cincinnati was at 1KJU Madi
son Itoad. Today he had forgotten the
number, but he was able to describe it so
that others knew what was meant.
After obtaining his certificate the presi
dent was driven to the office of his
brother. C. P. Taft. and later waa driven
to Mr. Taft's home, where he will stoi
during his stay here.
The plans for his trip were slightly
changed attain today. Instead of leaving
Cincinnati tomorrow night the president
will leave early Wednesday morning and
will stop on the way to Frankfort, Ky tit
Tarls, Ky for half an hour.
Cruiser Chester is
Ordered to Tripoli
MALTA, Nov. S. A wireless mfatawo
received by les commander, Kenton C.
Meeker, today orders the American
cruiser Chester to proceed to Tripoli
LONDON, Nov. C An American diplo
mat who arrived from Constantinople
confiiiiia the report of a recent Improve
ment In tho Turkish position at Tripoli,
due to the arrival there of a large num
ber of Turkey's best army officers. They
reached the front by passing throuuli
LONDON, Nov. . -A neivs njency ol.i
patch from Constantinople Buys that It
was officially announced at the Turkish
capital toduy that tho Turks had recap
tured Drrna In Tripoli and that bCO Ital
ians were killed and the remulnder of
tho defending force were taken prisoners.
Breaks Two Cents
CHICAGO, Nov. S.A break of more
than 2 cents a bushel In the price of
wheat resulted today fiom unfounded
rumors that the Armour Grain company
had been mado the 'subject of a federal
The market had been advancing steadily
when selling began qn.a huge scale, ,'le
fore tl.e ensuing break could be checked
many stop loss orders had been executed
and the market was In a state ot semi
collapse. It developed that the Culled States
grand Jury was not even In session, much
less returning any Indictments. The ex
treme drop In prices was from 94 cents
for December lo cents.
Plague in Italy
CI11ASO, tfwluuiiand, Nov. U. Tho bul
letin issued by the . Italian government
shows a further decrease In the number
of cholera cases In that country tor the
period from October 22 to October 2S.
There were no cases In the cities of Na
ples . and Genoa or In tha province of
Caterta and Campobueeo.
The total number of cases reported for
ths period wre 18 and of deuths Its. ()(
these CultanUetta province reported SI
cases and ft deaths and Messina It cases
arj 2 deaths.
Unconfirmed Report of Fall of Chi
nese Capital is Printed in San
FIGHT LASTS TWELVE HOURS
Native Soldiers, with Exception of
Manchus, Join Revolt.
REPORT IS NOT CREDITED
Belief that Dispatch is Intended to
Describe Another Battle.
REPUBLIC IN SHAN0 TUNG
ew tiovernuient Proclaimed l
Province AalJolnlna; Capital .
Amor and ( hani t how Uo
Over to llrbela.
SAN FRANCISC.) Nov.' -A cable
gram to the Chinese Daily paper. . a
newspaper published here, received early
today says Peking was captured lata
yesterday by the revolutionists after a
A dispatch also was received by the
Chinese Free Press anounclng that tha
fall of Peking had be- n reported In Shang
hai, but had not been verified. The dis
patch stated further that all the offi
cials of the city Including a number of
high officials of the Manchu dynasty, i
had fled In tha night. Tho rebels are aald
to be In peaceful possession after ' a
spirited fight late yesterday. No fur
ther derails are given.
Further dlspntohcs from Shanghai to
the Chinese Free Press, published here,
say that Peking foil' after twelve hours'
fighting, all imperial troops except the
Manchurlana going over to the rebel side.
The regent and bhby emperor were said
to have escaped to tho Hot river, the
rest of the royal household committing
suicide except Prince Chlng, who was cap
Chinatown Is celebrating the reported
revolutionary victory with parades and
fireworks. The streets are being flooded
with extra editions of Chinese newspapers
and crowds are waving the red flag ot
Ihe republic and shouting and singing,
The Chinese dispatches received at Ban
Francisco probably confuse the situation
at Peking with rebel successes elsewhere.
Direct dispatches received by tne Asso
ciated Press from Peking today make no
mention of any outbreak at the capital,
llrpohllv Declared la hnnc Tans.
t) Kit LIN. Nov. i.A news dispatch to
the German Cablegram company from
Tslng Tao says that republics have been
declared at Chu Fu' Kaoml and Klao
Chau, In Khans Tung province, Hhang
Tung adjoins Chi LI province, la which
Peking, is situated, on the noutneast.
, Tha jnessuge adda that foreigners are;
not In danger, but that leading Chines
are fleeing to Tslng-Tao,
' The tlermsn cruiser Opelsenau was to
day ordered to Klmnghal. The gunboat
Tiger will replacet the Oitelssnau at Nan
king and Dill maintain wireless com
munication "between IlahkbW and tha
German protectorate, Kiao-ChaU In Shsntf
Tung. ' '
Adsnlral Hah a Hiding.
' rlHANQliAI, China, Nov. ,,-Threa
Chinese gunuouts, forming a part or Ad
miral Hah Chen Plnga fleet, which put
In here yesterday for provisions went
over to tha rebels this morning.
The Chinese telrphaph operators hera
went on strike today. The cables have
not been molested. Foreign marines ara
guarding the cable huts. It Is believed
that Admiral Salt la In hiding In this city.'
Chlng Klung. In tha province of Klang.
Sua. fell at 3 o'clock this afternoon. ' All
is quiet there. The city I a treaty port;
sooond'ln Importance only to Shanghai;
The population Is about 100,000. ' . :
Chang Chow, capital of the province ol
Che-Klang, was taken by the rebels yes
terday after a brief but spirited rsj
Rhao 8hlng, In the province of Cha
Klang. famoua for Its mines; Qulnsan and
Kasslng, In . the same province, surren
dered peacefully to the renels today.
With the exception of Wuslh all Im
portant points on the railroad from
Shanghai to Chlng Klang" are now ' In
the hands of the revolutionists.
, KAI-FKNd, China, Nov. The Im
perialists have recaptured Tung-Kwan,
near the eastern border of Jlhnl prov
ince.' The rebels lost heavily and ' re
treated tovards Hlan-Fu. . ,
' HONG KONG, Nov. . Six companies
of ICngllsh troops ore In readiness to
proceed to Tien Tsln. There was an -extraordinary
outburst of joy here today on
the receipt from Shanghai 'of a report
that the rebels had captured the native
city of Peking. Itcbel flags apiieured
laauruents Take Anior,
WASHINGTON. Nov. . The important
treaty port of Amoy, In the province of
Fuklen, n southeastern China, hus fallen
Into the hands of the Insurgents and. la
In a state of anarchy.
PICKING, Nov. 6. An Imperial edict
issued today appoints General Ciiung
Shao-Tsen, the commander of the Im
perial troops ut iJinrhau, as imperial
envoy to proceed to the Yaug-Tse-K'.ang
provinces and conciliate the people. It
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