THE BRUNSWICK TIMES-CALL.
VOLUME XI. NUMBER 6.
Reports Say Japs lave ler
OTHER CHINESE NEWS
Minister Wu Is Still Play
ing a tiame for Peace.
Shanghai, Aug. 21.—Report here that
the J apanese cavalry, who went in pur
suit of the empress and count, have over
taken them and now surround them.
The empress fled with fifty million tae’s
Washington, Aug 21. — Minister Wu
called at the state department this morn
inn and left with Act'ng Secretary of
State Adee a message trom the viceroys
at Nankin and Wo Chang, renewing
assurances of good will and intention of
maintaining order and protecting for
eigners in the southern provinces of
Cologne, Ang. 21. Semi-official Ber
lin telegram to the Cologno Gazette sayß
that there is no need to send further re
inforcements to China. Correspond, nt
adds: “Wo will not deal with local
revolutionary elements in Pekin, but
must impose our terms ou the whole
London, Aug 21. —A dispalch from
Hong Kong says the nows of the suc
cesses of allies has spread rapidly
th roushout China and has caused a won -
derful change in the attituds of manda
rines, wno are now very energetic in
protecting all foreigners.
MORE TROOPS WANTED
Four Hundred Italian Marine) Rushed
London, Aug. 21. —Owing probably to
Pekin wire being cut, li tie news of con
ditions in the Chinese capi al has come
through thi. morning.
What has reached London indicates
that the allies are in need of reinforce
The commander of the Italian second
class cruiser Fieramasct telegraphs from
Taku, according to the Rome correspon
dent of the Daily Mail that yery urgent
requests were coming f, om Pekin on
Saturday for the immediate dispatch of
further troops that in answer to these
400 Italian marines were sent off post
VICTORIA IS THANKFUL
London, Aug, 21.—Queen Viotori*
has sent tbe following message to the
commandant of marines at Pekin :
“I thank God that you and those
under ybur oommand bare been res
cued from your perilous eituation.
With my people, I have waited with
tbe deepest anxiety for good news of
your aafety aod tbe happy termination
of your heroic and prolonged defense.
I grieve for tbe losses and sufferings
experienced by the besieged.’’
THE SACRED CITY IS
OCCUPIED BY TROOPS
The Allies Entered the Forbidden Place on the
London, Aug. 21.—Sacred or Forbidden city, the residence of the
emperor of China, has fallen. Admiral Bruce cables the admiralty
under date of Taku, Aug. 19, saying that the allies entered the sacred
city on Aug. 17.
American legation, Pekin, Aug. 14, via Shanghai, Aug. 21 British,
Russians and Americans are in the city. Legation people are safe.
During the siege fifty-seven persons have been killed. Some hundred
odd wounded. Has been considerable sickness.
Russians Attack Singlehanded.
Pekin, via Shanghai, Aug. 21, 2:15 p. m.—The Russians disregarded
agreement ot the commanders of allies and attacked last night single
handed, thereupon all the forces advanced. Two companies of the 14th
U, S. infantry climbed east outer wall and hoisted the stars and stripes
at 11 o’clock. The Japanese kept up a vigorous bombardment. All
t he troops now inside and advancing toward the walled Tartar city.
Anxiety Felt for Troops in Pekin.
Tien Tsin, Aug. 21.—Great anxiety is expressed here at the posi*
tion ot the allies at Pekin, Large Chinese forces are appearing on the
road between Pekin and Tien Tsin.
FOR CHINESE WATERS.
Japanese Warship* Goss to Shanghai
To See .Tuslioe Done.
Shanghai, Aug. 21. A Japanese war
ship has left Yokohoma for this place,
according to the Da'ly Mail, to land
troops and to protect Japanese subjects.
The Dai'y Mail also announces that
Germany will land a detachment at
Further Yokohoma advices to the same
paper declare that Germany and Russia
are objects of distrust to the Japanese
ess, which urges that Japan, having
borne tiie chief burden of operations,
must see to it that the future of China
is not determined merely by the pleasure
of the we tern powers.
"It Is fell,” said the correspondent,
“that determined action on the part of
Great Britain, the United Sta'es and
Japan will avert any danger arising
from the tmbition of continental Eu
The semi-official Japanese organs say
that If the occasion arises Japan can
send 50,000 troops on short notice and
that if the powers are inclined to play a
selfish game, special measures will be
BRUNSWICK. GA., WEDNESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 22, 1900.
GOVERNMENT BUCK OF IT
Conger Says It Was Not Wholly a
Pekin, Aug 21.—Minister Conger is authority for the statement that the en
tire hostile movement in China is purely a governmental one and that the boxers
are used only as a pretext, fie states that as the box t rs had no guns how could
thay have fought so we’l. He states that ihe imperial troops were led by a con
fidential adviser of the empress, and endeavored in every way possible to com
pletely annihila'e the entire foreign population the day before the allied army
reached the besieg and city. Minister Conger further s ates that “Tsung Li Yamen
sent us word that orders had been is ued officers to stop firing under the pain of
death. Despite this the Chinese opened fire aDd continued all day, We should
probably have succumbed had not the relieving column arrived when It did.
More than two thousand shells fell among us in eleven days."
Heavy Firing Around Pekin.
Camp Near Pekin via Shanghai, Aug, 31.—Distant heavy firing was heard all
night in the direction of Pekin and still continues. It is supposed that the Box
ers are making desperate efforts to capture the legations.
Reconnoisance today practically covered all of the country east of Pekin.
Met no resistance. Americans captured a man who dcrlared he was the groom
of the Chinese geueral Tung Fu. He said the latter left Pekin yesterday with
fifteen thousand men.
BRUNSWICK’S NEW BATTERY
Team Strengthened and Will Play
In speaking of the oomlng baseball
games in Savannah tbe News of that
“The Brunswick baseball team,
which will play a aeries of games with
Fernandina here the latter part of this
week, has addsd materially to lta
strength by securing the services of a
new battery, Henley and Sullivan,
whom they eacurei from Rome and
who are said to be among the beat
players in tbe state.
' Ballantyne, who formerly caught
for bit team, will play short atop.
“Considerable internal is being
manifested in the games and there
is no doubt that they will be well at
tend d." SSM
Old residents say Brunswick hat never
experienced such a warm August. Yes
terday even the breeze was hot, and ther
mometers registered one hundred in
many parts of the city.
During tbe gale last night Mr. F. D >
Stragbn’s yacht, the Monsoon, was
driven in'othe marsh, but very little
damage was dons.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Ir. McKinley Will M
for Him at Once.
El CAMPAIGN SPEECHES
But They Say the Health
of the Chinese Minister
is Broken —A Cam
Washington, Aug. 21 —lt is stated
that the president will immediately or
der Minister Conger home under the
pretense that his health has been broken
by the terrible strain be has undergone
in the city of Pekin. Those who know
assert that Mr. Hanna told McKinley
some days ago that Mr. Conger could do
the republican party a great amount of
good and that ho wanted him sent for.
Of course, McKinley obeys Hanna, and
before the cnmpnipn closes the minister
will bo muting campaign speeches in
every doubtful state in the union.
GREAT FIELD TRIAL.
Djs Moines, Is., August 21. —There
are a fine lot of entries in the flo'd
trials for pointers and se'ters which
are bjing held here today. The two
mo-t Important events are the Derby
for your g dogs whelped after January
ls f , 189 t); and the all age stak", which
lets in lbs old-timers, and includes
some winners of other trials and quite
a number of the best known dogs in
the We#*. Tlia entries come from all
over the central West, from Ohio to
Nesbrnska, and a large number come
ILLINOIS CENTRAL DIVIDEND,
Chicago, Aug. 21.—The Illinois Cen
tral will tomorrow declare a dividend
of 3 per cent , payable in September.
This is an increa e of one half one per
cent, over the previous declaration, and
places the stock on a six per cent, basis.
Much speculation was rife regarding the
present dividend, and the issue closes
many wi and conjectures. The books of
the road had been doted some time in
anticipation of action to be taken in this
matter of dividend.
KEYS ON SHERIFF,
A-hville, Alt,, Aug. 21.—Tunigh
Sheriff Tree was enticed into the cell
occupied by Ttiimas Simpson and his
sixteen-year old son, charged with the
murder of John Baptist. Simpson
and his boy ovepowared the sheriff,
looked him in their cell, took the keys
and made their escape.
Mr. Charlie Fain has resigned liis
position with the Palmer Shoe Cos.,
and left Tuesday night for Carters
ville, Ga., where he will open a buai
nesf of bis own. Mr. Clarence Mc-
Donald has acoepted the posilioe mar’s
vacant by Mr. Fa n's resignation.
A GOVERNOR DEAD.
London, Aug. 21.—A dispatch from
Shanghai says Yuan Shih Kai, governor
of Shantung province, Is dead.