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TENSION IS GREAT
JKt (II EXnTEMEST OVER SITTA
TIOS AT (iEOHCBTOST.
TROOPS WERE SENT THERE.
ror*ICATIOS APPEARS TO HAVE
BEES OPT OPT.
SrwM>rr Wallis* **- Af
m„r ( iilnmblß to ld Mnrr
■1 rotpt II Ther Art Nrrdril.
Irnnblr Orrw Out of Ikt Kllllas
„f ■ Wkllr Sa by a kfrt .If
grorm Wrrr In Ikr Majority unit
. oiomMa. B C.. Oct. I—Thr# haa been
cm <dcrable rxeli-m-ni here all rtay be
,tat of the critical MluaOon at Orore
nnd the itnpoealMiltr of obtaining
i#> from that city.
At 2 o'clock thle morn to*, at the re
r, ft of the Mayor, Oov. M< Sweeny or
drrol taro companies of cavalry to report
(he city authorities In (}eor*etown.
Uirr reports from Mayor Moritan state
m> the mob? of nrirroes had been pressed
from off the streets, but the tension
k< very *reat.
True afternoon Cot. Bparkman. com
ramllnit the cavalry realment |n that dts
tn,-t Joined the Mayor nnd leadln* cltl
ns In reportln* to the Governor that
the -niaiion was very arrive, and uralive
that more assistance be sent them. The
Mayor roon after appealed for a half
osimrnt of Infantry to lie there by ilark.
s* there acre threats of burnln* and
$r it excliemsnt.
Gov MrWweeny ordered M*J Henr>
5 n.’lilf, >Ttrmn<HK)inK the I ndepend* n(
l ? i iHll'>n of Charleston. to proceed to
Georgetown on a special train. Thi* trim,
sell three companies of Infantry’, n mmm
t:n gun anil a nailing grin detachment,
i'irtr.l for Ootfriown. seventy-five
rv o distant. at 4 o'clock.
The Sumter I.utht Infantry of Sumter
• hundred mile* to 4h* north, started on
s-othrr train about the taint time
At II o'clock to-night It ha* been Im
l l# to communicate with Georgetown
far *l* hour*. Neither tho Oovrrnor nor
r.s-f.aper .Van get a mrw<ago from them.
■! his caused grave anxiety here to
'I ..rgetown It on a spur railma<t thirty
mien long with one telegraph line. The
latert di-patch Mated that thenegroea had
r* ently got beyond control. No cou
rt td meteage has come through to-day
taring what haa caused the trouble All
that I* known la that a white man w.u
It] by a negro Saturday night. The
•. nation there, where (hare are ordinarily
Itr trgroea to one white, la made more
ter! hy the presence of ffto negro
lumber mill hands from North t’arollna.
Gov Me Sweeny t In the armory of the
O .vert or* (iuarde, who. with the Rtrh
lan I Volunteers, are awaiting ordera to
lave on a special.
iHtRLFATfIV TROOI** WTVT.
Trouble raatrd by Killing of Tax
Charleston, 8 C.. Oct. I.— The Sumter
C ;ard, Herman Fustleer* and Wishlng
toc Artillery, left here at * o'clock to
night on a special train for the acene of
the threatened race riot at Georgetown
>laj Henry Scliachte. ctmm.iTidlng the
i tiarleaton battalion of the State Troops,
Reived a dlipabh from Uov. McSweeney
t I o cl ck thla afiemoon ordering him to
l .'i the command* heie In rfadtnesa to
i'*|ion.| to a call from the Mayor of
‘l. •; get own An hour later the summon"
i ;m and the three companies named. 130
f• n irong. left the city at * ofrlock
Dispatches Just received (11 p. m.) from
th s-ene of the trouble announce Ihal
rv ■ rv thing Is quirt at Georgetown. and no
fur her trouble I* exp cted. The Slimier
J.‘*ht Infantry has Just arrived on the
t re seventy-seven men strong. The
trouble grew out of the killing of Tax
1 'o'• tor Ftrowntleld by a negro barber
tumr-i Scurry. Tlte wildest rumors have
*■ "t afloat here all day. hut at thla time
lh* e seems to be no reason to four a
t nous outbreak.
IhttV DAV IV OOWWBCTKTT.
Vote |a Tntvaa Heard from Shows
New Haven. form , Oct. 1— It was
meeting" day In Connecticut. I*2
r>( th : town* In the slate holding “the
Ihtle man" elections for the purpose of
thoaing officials of the town governments
•rl set i :ing f or me doming year the
liquor license question.
Returns up m midnight had been rc
celv*' from 13* towns of the 1C voting
• He tables show Republican victories
b 1 town* and Democrat Id success In 33
full reiiitna from all the towns In the
ii ..i of ’*99 gave the Republicans 91
•rd the mocrgta 37. Comparing the
lull returns of last ><gr with those of to
da' the Republicans have lost 23 towns
• <X tbs I (en.ocrsta 2. Of the 24 towns mls
**nr ,0 - tgbt It went Republican last >**r
aid t went Deanocratlc. If the tntsalng
'' nM,ln bent In their respective col
>f last last year. It would mean a
1 "< •! towns Republican and 43 Dem
* net Republican lose of towns
throughout the state was a*
• rule light.
''■Mi l *l|.M ox armor plate.
* Effort Kill Re Made to **•!* the
' *ton, Oct. I—N t expected that
'■‘alives of the various armor pro
m> erns wilt he here to-morrow
r sun Secretary Long, concern
“ s'mor plate required war*
1 r ' 1 * m course of construction. This
4r ".ounta to about B.flOO tons tor
t-m •" ■eshlps. atx armored cruisers and
f ’ rr, ,r fed < rollers and constitutes
kv i.'" Hn of the kind ever required
I’d. * rrv ' CT ’ B "—*■
n> . 7* r * have been opened to-mor
•n ~t > will he mode to arrive at
with the armor plat* con
Satntnmtl) Morning ®cto&
WAS WESTCOTT A PARTNER?
Effort of the nrlrnar to the < aae of
Grerae oud imimir tn Nlwm That
He NNoe Interested,
New York. Oof. 1— Hearing on the appli
cation for the removal of the portf*ra In
the Atlantic Contracting Company to th*
Jurisdiction of the Georgia Federal courts,
was resumed to-day lie fore I’nltrd State*
The greater part of to-day** Reunion fra*
taken up In the Identification, one by one,
of the note*, bond.- and, check* of Mr.
WeatcoU’s bank Accounts, which. the
prosecution claim*. Mhos that the Gsynors
ami Gretme save to Cupt. Carter a rh.ire
In all their contract* ami from which the
defence promise* to Mi aw that Mr. Welt*
cott ws* a partner tn the Greene-Gaynor
combination, and acted entirely for him
self and not for Capt. Carter.
Mr. Wcetcott wa* unahlo to testify to
the detail* of the dlffrrnt deposit slip*
submitted to him by counsel. Counsel
was anxious to obtain from the witness
detail* a to all the deposit* made by him
during 1*95. IX9U and 197. and Mr. West
cot t could not remember where be ob
tained the money shown on the deposit
■Hiut. Counsel asked If the moneys were
r.ot the proceed* of certain railroad bonds,
but Mr. West cott could not tell him
The book* of Iteld A Futgg. Mr. West
oott's stock brokers, were introduced to
•how his account wMh th* m. Mr. West
ern# said he had teen buying ami sell
ing stocks and bond* all tils life and could
no? recall any purticulnr transaction of
three years ago
Mr. West cott remembered the purchase
of tar> share* of Delaware and L.tckawan
na stork during his ab* nc In Europe lb
lWf. Capt charter bought them under a
power of attorney. but registered them In
his own name He transferred them la
ter to the w!tn**v w ho sold them for |31.-
Mr. Woetcott Identified the slip
showing th • t he had deposited the money
with the Union Trust Company. The
cross-examination of Mr. West cott was
fttfl on at 4 o'clock when Commissioner
Shields ordered an adjournment until to
(ULYPATON STILL 1% NEED.
Fond Received hot Knongh to Pro
vide Moines for Homeless.
tJalveston. Teg., f*ct 1 John fiealy.
chairman of the Finance Committee, a
hrib-committee of the Galveston Central
Relief Committee, and custodian of the
Galveston relief fund, ha* given the fol
lowing to the As*ociatd Pra-.<:
-Galveston. Tex.. Oct. 1. All suhscrlp
tlons that have been turned over to me
up to. and Including Oct. 1. 1900. from all
sourer*, amount to STftl.AfL TWs amount
Includes all money received by me direct,
all received by Mayor W. C. Jones, and
also 9109 800 remit*, and to me by Oov Say
ers. cut of subscription* made to him
The Governor, has also ordered a further
remittance to me of fMß.tflft, which should
teach me in the next few days, and he
will send me from time to time such ad
#‘.?tor.al fund* ox lit* may receive We are
now* arranging In proper shape a full
Komis*! statement of all receipt* and
amount* expended, which will tie duly
published. “John H*slv.“
“Chairman Finance Committee.**
Apropos of Mr Sealv’s report the News
to-morrow will ay. editor ally:
“The pressing need of Galveston ie
money with which to shelter nwre than
v.ijm persona now homc-lrs.-. and to moke
habitable the homes of many others.
Some correspan.|ents have sent out atate
ineoia to the JtTe- t tha: millions of dollars
nave been contributed for the relief of
i iaivesaon—one publlelicd statement fixed
the amount at 3lo.flof*.oon These atatemania
have led the public—4he generous. liberal
public—astray nnd hnve bad a tendency
to check the Impulse to give, because It
oemed that the requirements had been
me:. But the real truth la that (>a Ives ton
has up to date, received only DM,l)4.l—a
sum hist littto more than sufficient to bury
iho dead, remove the debris, accomplish
the work of sanitation, atxl to pay the ex
rienees for food and clothing which th*
Relict Committee had to buy before sup
plies ol food nnd raMblne began o ar
rive from the outside world."
CAR PUSHED IA TO A CREEK.
Thirty Oat of fifty Passengers Were
Wichita. Kan . Oct. I.—A heuvlly loaded
street car dashed ot top speed from Col-
Irge Hill yesterday, and at the foot of
the Incline. *Jtimi*e.l the track plunging
Into Chisholm creek. Of the fifty pas
sengers. thirty were Injured Among
those serinu'ly Injuted are:
Mrs Ferguson. 7'l years of age, eye
knocked out. ribs und leg broken: nvtv
die Margie Foster, head erushed; Mrs
J A. McGuire, lunge crushed and Injured
Internally; J. W. Wilson back broken,
head crushed, will <be. Mrs J W. WM
son. eye put out. will <ke Mrs McGuire
who was badly hunt, said
"A our seat was thrown Into me an I
I was crushed down Into the water. A
baby an.l li* mother was thrown In be
side me I picked the h*by out of the
water and gave it to |ta navther; I think
n wna dead at the tyme. 1 did not know
the mother ••
Motorman McGuire and the ofTi-ena of
the street railroad company are unable to
account for the accident.
CHICAGO lit* A DEEP MVATERV.
Severed Human Head Coned De
al rn* rd by ItnleU lime.
Ctileggo. Oct. I.—A silver toothptale. |o
which two false Incisors of the upper
Jaw were w|pel. Is the only clew to the
Identity of a severed human head that
was found tied In a grain sack In Cedar
l.ake Just across the Indiana state line
Identification of the victim of the sup
posed murder hy means of the head la ab
solutely Impossible, so far as re ognlxlng
the features are .-om-erned, because the
head was packed In quick lime before be
ing thrown Into the lak- and the features
were destroyed by the action of ihe chem
ical. The only hope of gelling n clew lo
the mystery Is ihit the dentistry work
mav be recognised.
T7ie heed bids fair lo furnish a mur
der mystery as famous as the Uuklen
euppe rase In New York
PRESIDE AT BROKE III"' wt l-K-
Received A taltnra from Penrose nnd
k Big Delegation.
Canton O. Ori I -President McKinley
to-day received visits from Senstor Pen
rot* of Pennsylvania and President
Schwab of the Carnegl* company. He
also received and ehook hands with a del
egation f about seventy-five member* of
the Stark county Central Commute, who
marcr.f.l up to the McKinley yard from
their regular meeting to pay their re
SAVANNAH, GA., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 11KX).
STRIKERS STILL OUT
OFFER OF 10 PRfll CENT. NON tHE
DID NOT TEWFT THEM.
MORE MINERS JOIN STRIKE.
OPtIRATOR* MINT IM> RFTTF.R I*
THEY want work done.
Laekswsnns and l.ehlfh Collieries
Had Notices Posted Neeterday, but
the Miners Gave Id t tie Heed to
Them—tiller to Reduce Price of
Powder Helps the Men Very l.lttlc.
They Will Slick Together I nflll
Somethin* Metier Is tillered.
Philadelphia. Oct. I.—The mtn* operators
of the Wyoming. laickawanna and Ijrhlgh
regions to-day at a meeting at Wllkers
harrr fol.nwcd yesterday’* act km of the
Reading company In offering an increase
of lu per cent. In wages to the mine work
er*. They furthermore, derided to reduce
the charge for powder from 12.78 to SI-SO
a keg the latter price ha* prevailed at
the Heading company * mine* a long time.
The action of the Wilkersbarr* meeting
m* nns an Increase of 10 per cent, to all
mine workers except miners The latter
will earn an Increase of about 1b per
cent, by reason of the rethi<Vd cost of
pnw'icr. I- *
The meeting was attended by represen
tative* of all the leading railroad compa
nies which own ruin*-* In the region*
named Home of the inl* pgndent cq** ra
tors oppose the proposed increase unles*
lire oai carrying companies reduce the
tolls *n their pcoduc to tidewater.
The etrlkers. however, show no indica
tion of ac<*epttig the offer None re
turned to work to-day at "the Heading
company's collieries In response to the
notice of higher wages, and in fact many
who had been at work there quit and
joined the rank* of the strikers. Asa
result there were fewer i>ollter!e* in opera
tion to-day In the RchuylklU region thin
at any time since the strike was maugu
In the other regions there were also ad
dition* to the strikers’ forces.
Notices of the Increase In pay were
posted throughout the entire anthracite
region to-night, but the opinion Is general
that few if any of the strikers will return
to work. The strikers say they have oth
er grievance* to be adjusted beside*
wages and powder charge#, and they fur
ther say they want recognition of theis
President Mitchell of the United Mine
Workers will visit Wllkesbarre to-morrow
to address a mass meeting and review a
parade of miners.
SAY THE! KILL AIIT Aft HPT.
Mtnera Do Ant Like Offer of Larka
wsnua t eel Operatore.
Wllkeabarre, Pa.. Oct. I.—The coal op
erators of the Wyoming, arid
Lehigh Valley regions held an important
meeting In this •My this afternoon nnd
decided to offer the mtuers an Increase of
10 per cent. In wages, and also to reduce
the cost of powder to the miners from
12 75 to SI.H* per keg.
The whole situation was thoroughly dis
cussed. The powder question was the chief
subjoct of debate and next came ihe rec
ognition of th* union. Ho far a* can be
learned none of the operators Were In fa
vor of re-ognixmg (* union tn any way.
This evening W. A. . ihrtqi, the chair*
man of the meeting, gav* out the follow
"Lehigh Valley Coal Company, Wilkes
barre, l*a., th-t. 1, IS*.
"Notice' This company mikes Ihe fol
lowing announcement to Mo mine em
"It will adjust Its rates of wages so
as to pay to it* mine employes on and
afeer k-t. I. a net increase of lo per cent
on the wages heretofore received; anil will
:eke up with tl mine employes any griev
ances which they miy have.
"W. A Lathrop.
"Note—lt |s understood In the foregoing
that powder will he sold to mkier* for
11 M per k*. and 4has the difference be.
tween thla rate and the '*l.l rale of t- . 75
shall he taken into ncooqni In figiTtliig
the net advance of 10 per cent, noted
above for this das* of labor."
rtimtiar notice* to the above wlil be issu
ed by all the .umiMoles represented ai
th* m*etlng Th* striker* nay Hun un
der no circurmlances will they accept the
offer. They claim It la not a* good an
offer a* th* Reading company made to
The union la Ignored ami the nei In
crease roust come out of the price of |*>w
A prominent operator said to-nleht that
when the strikers came to examine the
notice posted they would receive It more
favorably AK* per cent, net increase Is
granted all employes outsld-- of the
miners, and with powder reduced to 11.30
a keg the miner will earn In a month a
10 per rent Increase.
ABE AFTER OTHER 'll A ERA.
Strikers l Do Missionary AA nrk la
Shell indoHh, Pa.. Otc. I.—Panther Creek
valley I* now the objective point of the
•trike leaders. The Lehigh Cool und Nav
igation Company operate# a number of
big collieries there, all of which have been
working undisturbed since the mine work
ers' trike was Inaugurated. It was fear
ed by the officials of the company that the
strikers who Wst night drove from llaxle
ton to Lunsford and Coaidale would re
sort to vmlrncu in an- attempt u> keep the
mn away from 'he mines to-day. but po
Gen Golan wss In communication with
Sheriff Toole until a Iwie hour last night,
but no requisition wa* made hy the latter
for troops although h# suggested that Itv
general be ready In case of an urgent call.
The Twelfth Regiment, with the excep
tion of one company, left for home to-day.
The remaining company will leave as soon
as ihe tents are dry enough to he packed
A4e fro* Galveston Pardoned.
Montgomery. Ala., Ore 1 -Gov John
ston to-dsv Issued pardon to F. C. Pax
ton of Allan's, and Frank Deverswu* of
New York, who were convicted In Cownty
Court for stealing a ride on a train, while
on the way from GaDaston to their home*
THE EI.F.t IION* IN ENGLAND.
t onrnHtlvM Lalned Two Neats and
the Liberal* Use.
I .end on. Oct, 1 Sixteen English and
Irish borough* electing twenty members
of the House of Common* were polled to
day, so to night's return* furnish some
Indication* of the trend of opinion. Win
ston Churchill i> among the candidate*
chosen, having been returned from Old
ham by a majority of IJ7. 9
In Durham the Unionist* secured a ms
Jorlly of 7YI as against one of <9 at the
last election. There Is a very significant
Increase tn the Unionist majority In
West hum. where. In the North division
the Unionist* secured a lead of 8,480
atalnM 704 at the last •‘lection, and In the
south division a toad of 1196. against 7V
tn i lie last election Went ham ! dense
ly populated, working class district at the
east end of 1 cordon, and the result there
seems to show that the Ulberals have lit
tle to hope from the metropolis.
tin the other hand Mr. Matthew White
Hklley. son of Hh Matthew White Rhfttoy.
the home secretary, was elected at Btaly
brtdge In the Unionist Interest by a ma
Jorlly f mly 91 as against the Unionist
majority off 632. secured b\ Mr. T II
dldobottom af the election In IW
At Harlh j-‘c| Ru iTtristo(her Furness.
lAtlera*. received 6.411 vote* a* aadnf 4
618 cast for Hir Thomas Hk'hardeoti, tdb
etal Unionist, who represented the con
stituency tn the Iste Parliament. This in
a lJberal majority of 1X97 a* ag.tlnst a
liberal Unionist majority of 61 at the
elect km of 18*5.
The return* receiv'd tip to nddnlght
• how the total nuini*er of elected to ho
172 a* follow* Conservatives, M; I‘nlon-
Ists. 16; Etheraf*. 13; Nathvnaltsfs. 8 The
t *on serve liven have galne<l two scats and
the Uln-ral* one.x
t II %MRENI.AIN*II MENU A NR.
Wants I ntnn llrttseea t Minnies and
Indon. Oct 3.3 a m.—late last even
ing. Mr. Uhamberlsin, colonial secretary,
sent to the editor of the Birmingham Dal
ly Mail the following message to the n*
lion, which wah oiUApti unitsly displaye<|
on the ncreen where the paper was sn
nounolng the results of the |ol!1iig:
“Patriotism before pollute*. May the
union between the colonies and the
motherland now cemented by their blood,
be forever maltitaltiesl.’'
Con*lderahle Interest Attached to the
speech at I*rby of \Vyn>ihNnt last even
ing. because it had been semi-officially *n
tMMMired that the parliamentary utwler
secretary of state for w r would outline
the governvneftt’* proposal* as to army re
form. The chief iiolnt* In the sp * h
were that the home army should have a
higher training. Instead of being regard
ed a* merely a. training ground for the
•upply of the foreign army, and that
greater opimrtunities should be glvrn for
home maneuvers on an adequate war
Hum*rs are current this morning that
the Marquis of lamsdowne secretary of
state for war. will succeed Earl Cadogan
as lrd Ijeutenant of Ireland.
The editorial* on both sides this morning
express satisfaction over yestervlav’a re
turn*. which the I tally Mall asserts prove
that there la no “khaki boom ”
TRA.AMA AAL KKKfIIRC).
Austrian glenmrr 1 srrlrd too from
Ir*nsn Marques. Oct I.—The Austrian
steamer Htyrln Lloyd has sailed from here
having on board 40u Tratievnal refugees,
[•art of them being Irlsh-Americans. All
their expenses nave been paid by the
Transvaal government. Karh man receiv
ed thirty shillings <7.10> and will be paid
(II 10* <M2-50i on landing at any port which
may be elected by them.
Recaptured a Gun.
London, Oct. L—A dispatch from Ix>rd
Robert*, dated Hurday. kept. *l, says:
"Rundle'a troops tn the Bethlehem Dis
trict have recaptured from the Rorrs a
main battery gun lost at Nicholson's Nek
and also sixty-five rounds of Martini
Ha lie a-Powell's Aesv I •■mm and.
Pretoria. Oct. I—G*n. Baden-Poweil ha*
arrived hero to take command of the po
lice In ihe Transvaal and orange River
.oloiiy. where It I* proposed lo maintain
a fore* of 12.<M) all under Gen. liaden
Explosion at Komnllpoort.
layer so Marqtiex. Oct I.—An esploelon
occurred at Kotnailpoort while the Brit
ish were destroying the Boer ammunition,
resulting In the death of two of the 'ior
don Hlghlarulera and wounding of eigh
DK4TAIOM AFFEET* t HI ABBE.
From American •••irt* They Have a
lllah' to Land tn llawatl.
Honolulu. Hep' 24. via Han Francisco,
Oct I— I’nltol Hlates Jielge Ester ha*
rendered an Impoitant decision regarding
the rlghta of Chinese lo l<nd In Hawaii.
It wa* In the case of Ah fling, who came
here from New York as one of the crew
of the ship Challenger, and was refused
l>eimie*ion to land tn Honolulu. lie waa
brought before Judge K*e on habeas
corpus The Judge decided
tha: having shipp'd from New York Ihe
Chinese bad a right to land In auy other
American port, and Honolulu la now an
The <lactalon Is regarded as highly Im
portant as la-ar'.ng upon the question as
to whether the many Chinese In the Ha
waiian Islands have a right to land on
BAH Iks * I U KILL* HIMSELF.
Snrh AAas A erdlet uf Ihe I srosrr’a
Jury In Ae<* A nrk.
Nw York. Oct I.—The coroner's Inquest
Into the dtath of Henry Grosvenor Bar
bour. who waa found dead with a bullet
wound In hie tm u!h at the Hotel W
Charles. Brooklyn, on Kept. 14. last, was
held to-day A verdict to the • ffect that
"deceased (Med from a pistol shot wound,
self.ttHil ie<l and with suicidal Intent,"
wa# returned hy the Jury
Mis* Helen ft oik by a a. the young wo
man who accompanied Barbour to the
hotel on the night of the suicide, waa al
lowed to go.
Laborers tn Be Released.
Galvsaton. Tax.. Oct. I.—On* thousand
of th* lahorgra employed in moving ill*
debris wlil b* released to-morrow, as tn#
work ha# sufficiently progressed to war
rant this seep, it will enabl* the railroad*
aid other large corporation* to *r*- the
laborer* they require to ronUou* tha re
torauuu of their prope r Ilea.
THERE 6EEM* NO M)NliP,n TO HE
ANY not nr AROtT IT.
JUNG LU ALSO UNACCEPTABLE.
NOT NY ANTED MEMRER OE CHI
He Led Nttack* on Fnrelgn l.r§S
lion*— Nil of the Ollier* \wnl NN 111
He Acceptable to Moat of the
Powers— I nited Ntates NN 111 Not
Take Part In Nftack *n xhan Hal
Kwaa—( buffer Is Moving Hapldl).
Washington. Oct. I Ravsrai imiiortant
dl*|*atche* were received to-day frmi
china, tlenerally they tend to c4iltrm tle
event* recorded Haturday.
From Caftton, t’onsul McWftds reptirt*
the Issue of the dci’ree punishing Tu.m
and hM colleague*, so tt.at there Is no
long* r itmiN a* to the accuracy of ttheng’s
statement on tliat point.
Mr Conger also has recclve<l la I
notltlcatMi of the t*hlneee Peace <*Oflt
mission which was forecasted by Minis
ter Wu’s advlcsa several day* ago. Mr
Cocurer HMko no rference to the eon
riemr atory <|*crcs, hence It Is Inform! that
It tc not Issued when his dispatch was
sent last Thursday. The text of these two
dispatches Is a* follow*.
“Canton, t'hln.**. CVt. 1 Rccretary of
fttuto, \Ya*hlngton Decree Just issued
Emi*eror Mantes ministers fur whole trou
ble Orders Tuan, kangl and other of
fVctnw degraded and punished by imierlal
court*. k>nperor hold* Tuan and otliei*
entirely responsible bloodshed.
* M Wade “
“Pekin. Bept 87. via Tsku R**pi 30 Rei■-
retsry of Rtat*. Washington: Have re
ceived notice to-day from Prince Ohlng
that he, Earl Id, Jung Lu and Viceroy*
Tla Kim Yl and Chang Chlh Tung will
act In concert In n<oUathn tor i*eac.e.
Jung Lu Is in the Interior Id Hung ’hang
1.4 at Tien Tsln. Conger.’*
\ mni l.a Not Neeriitable.
It H evident that the two viceroys men
tkmed are Idu Kun Yl. the viceroy of
Nankin, and Chang Chib Tung, the vic
eroy of Wu Dbsng. the difference In spell
ing being in telegraphic transmission
There has been some question as to Jung
Lu being a member nf the commission,
but Mr. Conger’* report settle* ail doubt
Already Minister Wu had received an
edict naming Jrnig Lu a* one of the com
mission, but this wm que si toned it\ other
Cblnsss quarters The appointment Is not
llkaiy to he satisfactory to any of the
Power*, as Jung Lu has made himself al
most as offensive aa Prince Tuan He Is
genera its si mo of the Imperial troop* and
Is regarded as mai ’y responsible for the
persistent fight on the legation during the
The other commissioner# are highly ac
ceptable Earl U and Prince Chlng ate
aiready favorably known, aisl the two vic
eroy's are among the m*t pacific, en
lightened and pro-dorelgn men in the em
We NYIII Nat Take Part.
The attention of the officials of the navy
being called to the report firm Tlesi Tsln
that the Polled State# I* about to take
part in a naval expedition organising at
Taku, for operation* agalnat Hbati Hal
Knati, It wa* atated that till* report prob
nlily referred so an old project. Home
time ago. while lioaHlllle* were In full
progress, a movement agalnat Hhan Hal
Kwan wa* proJect*d to divert the ('fltneaa
from their resistance to the progress of
the Pekin main column.
With the fall of Pekin th# necessity for
such a movement disappeared. It t re
garek-d as unlikely ihat tha I'nltsd Htates
forces will lake part In It If It be re-
hy any of the Power*. It la n.i*
deem'd good faith on our pari to con
tinue offensive movements against the
Chinese at that time Admiral Itemey
has reeiorlrel to Becretary lamg that tie
will aid In the withdrawal movement, an t
It is therefore not expcr ted thn* the Brook
lyn aril! in ompany the allies' ahlpa to
Hhan llai Kwan, If they go at all.
Gen. Chaffee report* that h* I* ftwvlng
*Mb rwptdMy toward the execution of tha
department'* orders, relative to the wlih
drawal of hi* troops.
BRAVERY OF THE AMERICA Aft.
Chnflee t omniends Them for Their
Washington. Oct. I— The war depart
ment ha* received by mall a copy of a
general order Issued by MaJ. Gen. Chaf
fee. relating U> the conduct of Ihe troop*.
"The major general commanding the
United HI ties forces of the China relief
expedition take* (hit occasion to commend
tha high soldierly quallilea of energy ami
endurance so generally manifested under
prolonged har<J*o!|> of more than unusual
“In the battle of Yang Tsun. fought on
Monday, Ihe Aik Inaiant, the Fourteenth
Infantry, though suffering heavy lossew
Irom shell, shrapnel ami musketry lira,
sire is self with siswdfaas gallantry, and
while na laments and sympathise* with
the regiment tn the loss of so many brave
men. the record Is one of which every
true aoldW may well feel proud. The
entire command participated tn the battle
of more ttian live hours' duration, under
th# mere trying condition* of heat arsl
fatigue, from which larg* numbers of
men were prostrated, but It la the exercise
of endurance and fortitude by the soldier
under such <ln lunstawa* that contrib
ute# largely to success Throughout she
rommvnd there was aver a ready and
■ redliahle response to every demand
"White further hardship* may await the
ornmand in relieving our beleaguered
countrymen, the major general command
ing confidently retlee upon th* soldierly
spirit so gsnerally. and conspicuously
manifested, and believe* every true sol
d.er will be etimuletad to renewed < front
In making the htaiorlc mission of this lit
tle army a complete itiowNi."
NINTH IN F NINTH 1 TO NEMNIN.
t bailee Designates the Legattaa
Gnard In Ills Nnvwer.
Washington. fct I The Mur Depart
ment Is in receipts of s cablegram from
Gen. Chaffee Indicating that h* had re
celved Instructions to withdraw moat of
the United Htate* force* from China, and
hod piuvidcd.in accordance with those In
structlons. for a l’gallon guard.
The dtspi4 h follow*.
"Received Hepi N IYO, via Taku To
Adjutant General Kept. 29. cabled from
Tin. Tsln Revived your numbers 42 and
43 The Ninth Infantry. Third Squadron
of diith Cavalry and light battery will
constitute legation guard fthall endeavor
to get all stipfdlea to Tong Chow before
water tft!|g • • • , t rree
Dlapdl**be* Nop 42 and 43 referred to by
Gen Chaffee were those containing his In
struction* tn withdraw the Americans
truopn from Pekin.
HEALTH OF MEN IN GOOD.
Hospital Ship Maine NYIII Take on
Some of the Patleafs.
Washington. Oct. 1 The War Depart
ment has received tb following fr*m
“Taku, Sept 3* Adjutant General.
Washington. Health command good
Have accepted Invitation hospital ship
Maine to transfer some convalescents to
hospital ship Hdief. now repairing Naga
THE HTNTEMF.Vr IS DENiS&D,
Story af t atterstaadlaa Ret wee a
Massta, tiersmai nail l-’rNacr.
Merlin. Oct 1.- The stat<in nt published
In Paris that France. Russia and Ger
many have arrived at a complete under
standing In regard tn the retention of
troops at Pekin, and that Germany ahan
dons her demand fo the punishment of
the Inst gators of outrages before the
peace begot latlms begin Is denied here.
A foreten office official made the fol
lowlnsi siatrnient on Ihe subject:
"The story I* Inaccurate, particularly
Ihe Inllmmlon that Germany. Russia and
Frame have formed reiiarate diploma 11 ■
group. N'egollallon* between three I'ow
era eontlmx' as with the other* Germany
does not exi*H-t Great llrltalu's answer to
her profsis.il for seier.ll days"
The semi oflp Ini pr* ss uniformly dis
credit Ihe asset lions, bin a well Informed
diplomat assured the Associated I’rea*
rnrre*i>nn<leiil fhls evening Dial he lied
excellent reasons for Is Having Ibrm fo lie
frur. espeel.illy as Ihe German foreign
office had Itself admitted that Russia had
dtopped all Intention of withdrawing from
The Berliner Tageblatt In the course of
a reference tn United (hale* Ambassador
White's letter to the German American
Republican* of New York, say#:
The Germans will not regard Presldsnt
McKinley's answer m Count von Buelow's
note os a proof of frtendahlp
"We undertake lo advise I'resktenr Mc-
Kinley rhal h* cannot have Ihe Gertnan-
Amerlcan vote unless he changes his Chi
t HIARNK PEACE PROPOHALfi.
AAhat some of the Power# Kant to
Do In Advance.
Isindon. Oct. S—" The Austro-Hungarian
foreign office," says Ihe Vienna corre
spondent of the Morning Post, "has re
ceived a circular note which France has
addressed to the Powers In which she
agrees a* to Ihe necessity of obtaining sat
isfaction from Ihe antl-foretgn attack, but
suggest* Ihat the minister* In Pekin
should Immediately begin negotiations o.i
the other question* ai Issue.
"The note also pioposes (he permanent
prohibition of the Impott of arms and
ammunition Into t’hlna. Ihe rasing of the
for till' at lona letaim IVkln and the am.
and Ihe maintenance of legation guard*."
RlfiSlAAff KUA THE FIGHT.
Fare# af t Maese Mad Oreapled a
Section of Railroad.
fit. Petersburg, Oct. I. The war office
announces that dlpalehe# from Khamsr
ovsk and Kharbln say Gen. Tachltschagoff
sint t'ol Knpctken w :th .• (I- 'a. hinent of
Uosaucks. railroad troops and volunteers
lo engage a force of Chinese, who had
occupied ihe railroad at Hattrliakuti. The
Russians won two obstinate fights Forty
three dead Chinese were left In the
trenches after the second engagement.
Maacharta Ant Aanexed.
Hi. Petersburg. tct. I.—Th# rilfi' lal Mes
senger to-day declare* the tenor of the
government's official communication* In
regard In Russia's task in affair* In the
Far East, clearly demonstrate that the
"tepori* of the annexation of Mam-hurta
arc devoid of all foundation,"
German Minister at Tien Tala.
Tien Tsln. Haturdsy. Oct. 29 The Ger
man minister. Dr Mumm von fichwarsen
steln. has arrived here and established
himself, provisionally, at the German con
sulate. Barones* von Kreieler will start
for Japan soon on board the German
• helled n Chinese image,
Hong Kong. Oct. I.—The Rrlllah gun
boat Robin haa shelled Ihe villsg* of Luk
lsso. on the West river, tn retaliation for
the Inbahtfant* firing on a HDttsh steam
er. Th# ringleaders were afterwards cap
tured and flogged.
A MEHK AA BAAKEHS TD MEET.
Almnt 11.000 of Them Kill Gather
la Hlehmond To-day.
Richmond, Va.. Oct. I.—The American
Bankers Association wilt meet In annual
roewentlon here to-morrow. Eleven
hundred members have Indicated a pur
pose lo attend President Walker Hill, of
Hi Louts, and Secretary James R Branch,
of New York, arc already her# Among
th* addresses to he delivered are "The
Treasury and th# Money Market." by
Hon Ellis II Roberts. Treasurer of the
Unled Htates, "The Financial Future of
the United Htatrs." by Charles A Cooenf
of Ihe New York Journal of rnmm*r< e.
and "The Edmatton of a flanker." hy
George Hnqg*. general manager of Ihe
Rank of Canada Elaborate preparations
have been made for the entertainment of
llora Damage at i’elaaca.
Delta*. Tax.. O r I.—The racanr storm
damages at the town of A'alasco are an
nounced hy the local evouniuea to aggre
DAILY P A YEAR.
6 CENTS A COPY
WEEKLY 8-TIMKH-A-WISEK.fi A TEAR
FOUR WERE KILLED
I AFT. AHIELDft. TOO. Iff PAID TO
RANK MIST Hl# LIERL
AMERICANS WERE SURPRISED.
ItFAT OF COMPANY F OF TWENTT
NINTH ARE PRIRORRMI.
They NN ere ( aptnre<| hi Natives aw
the Island f Msrlsiluqse-I'ogght
t aftl Their Ammualtina NNas Es
haastrd and Nar re ottered— I ark
low a Has linae NNltk a Farce tn
Heacwe the I apttves nnd Punish
the llsthnhsrklsg Natives.
Manila. Friday. Kept. 26. via llong Kong.
O* t. I.—Persistent native reports, which
arc generally hslicvcd, have Urn current
In Manila for several days to lit* effect
that Capt Deverctix Hhb Id* and *
F. of the Twenty-it! nth Regiment of In
fantry, <ontstlng of fifty-four tnen, ata
ttuned at ltMg Mat ludtiqiie Island, •m
--tnirke*! Kept. 13 on the gunboat Villa bos,
and landed eti Msrinduque. tfept. H, where
three hiiridr-d *f the enemy, aimed with
rifles, supfiosedly frim Lux n, surprised
T7ie latter fought for several hours, un
til their amimmitl >n was exhaustart after
which they were overpuwerod and sur
rrnd rrd. relief Iteltig )mtoselhle. Four off
the soldiers were kill'd, among whom,
according to retains, was Capt. Hhlelds.
The Americans also had several wound
Nrsriie Party NYewt Oat.
Uelits. Reeves and Hates, of the staff,
on Immsrd the gunimat Yorklown, left Ma
nila Monday .Niter gathering troops at
Katanga* they pro< ceded to \f.irinduqua
to verify the r|Hirts regarding the fata
of Capt Hhlelds and his men. and In cs
the native rumors were well foutalrdt to
punish the rebels, ami release the cap
tives. News from this egjwvflßpn Is await
ed with Mime anxiety at M-iniia. In tha
meanwhile the censor prohibits the trans
mission of news ('onrarnlng the affair.
Col. Edward F flanlln, of thg. Twenty-
Ninth r< gtrncnt. who t>'w in Maul wl
mi! It Is pfisslhle that the native reporta
may h- correct.
The first news of the disaster to Com
pany F. of the Twenty-Ninth Regiment,
was received by the Associated Pres* from
Washington, fkpt 86. the censor at Manila,
as shown In tha dispatch of the Associat
ed Press from that city, having ref used
to permit the transmission of the news
by •this direct to the AeecK'latrd Press.
Consequently the cor rest modern of ma
Associated Pres* was evidently compelled
to send bis message by mail to Hong
Kong, front which point It was cabled u
tha Associated Press here
FOPESKKM# NN ELL PLEASED.
L?k*s %•• I• tide of the t ailed State*
Toward the I hwrrh.
Isohdnn. Oet. I —Archbishop Ireland, who
haa arrived her# from Rome art hie way
lo the I'filled Hinti s. In an Interview to
day I* quoted as say lug
"In on* of the audiences' which he
granted me the Pope said: ‘We are well
plrosed with the relation* of Ihe Ameri
can government lo the church tn Cub'
and the Philippines. The AmerUan gov
ernment gives proof of good will and ex
hibits a spirit of Justice and respect for
the liberty and rights of the chur h.
You will thank. In my name, ih* Presi
dent of the republic for what Is being
"When I repeated to Cardinal Rampoll*
my cnnveraallon with the Pope, the (Or
dinal declared such statement* were what
he personally believed and knew to ba
true and that I was at liberty to repeat
them to the American people Further
more, Cardinal Kumjiolla *ld that on no
lea* than three different occasions, petit
ion* had been sitl to the Vatican, In the
name of the Filipino leaders, asking that
direct, official relation* be opened between
them *nl the Vatican, but the Vatican haa
always refused to Helen la such petitions,
out oi <onsklerailon for the Arre-rlcao gov
HE AND It IN SELF DUtOt ACKD.
Howard Foreed to l.latea Is a Polli-
Frankfort, Ky. OoL I.—James Howard,
who I* under sentence to tie hanged for
the murder of Goebel, was an enforced
listener to a pUlllual R**ech by Congress
man Charles K Wlwelar, a good part of
which wax' devoted to denunciation of ax-
Gov. Taylof, Caleb Power# and Howard
himself. The Jail I* in tha rear of the
Court llones where Mr Wheeler anofce.
He said that the whole Republican party
of fh# atatc could not he held guilty of
the murder, nor would he say that *x-
Gov. Taylor was guilty, aa he would only
sp ak by ihe record, but." ha continued,
■ ihir* ar. two who I know are guilty,
and they are Caleb Powers and James
Howard, and an unhought and unpurrhta
able jury of free men has declared each
of Ihem to be so.”
During all of this Howard was a atleM
listener In hi* cell about 51 feet away.
Ei-Senaler Many aa the stamp.
Westchester. Pm.. Oct I.—Bx-Unitad
Htates Henetor Quay to-night made th*
first of what I* to be a series of spearbre
throughout the state of Pennsylvania in
fivor of the election of McKinley and
Ro sevelt. and those candidates for Ihe
state Legislature favorable lo that section
of the Republican par y recognising Mi.
Quay aa its lead*.' His speech to-nlghl
waa mod* before a laig< crowd, and was
listened to attendvsly. Mr Quays speoah
was largely devoted to slate Issues.
Aa Mare Klatlnn la Peru.
Lima. Peru. Oet. 1. via I-a redo Junc
tion —There ha* heett no renewal of Dat
ing In Lima to-day. aa the result of in*
maretai regarding ihe purchase of arms
In Belgium, and the allege.) use by For
mer Minister of Finance Relaund* of gov
ernment money for his private tranaac
:tone, but tn all tha principal thorough
fare*, excltsd groups have discussed the
T t ■ ■
Horse Sold to K hltaey.
Lexington. Ky.. Oc. U—lt I* authorMs
lively atated that Ballyhoo haa been sold
by John E. Madden to William C. Whit
ney for sll,O