THE BRUNSWICK TIMES-CALL.
VOLUME XI. NUMBER 12.
111 Kinds of Rumors Gm
t m mi WIRE MOBBED
MBut There is No Doubt in
Washington About the
Rumors Being False.
Washington, Aug. 28. —' The war de
p&rtment of course does not believe the
reports received of the recapture of
Pekin, and that the allied forces were
Several messages have been recrivvd
from Pekin, none of which mentioned
any threatening trouble, and a f large
force of Chinese could not have gotten
there without the allies learning of their
presence several days before the a tack
was to be made. It is certain that Gen-
Chaffee, late as Thursday night,had
no ocosi_n to believe that the Chinese
assail 11 in force, and if Pekin had
been retaken it must have been either
Saturday or Sunday.
The state department does not believe
the St. Petersburg story, and they are
in good position to discredit the same.
Washington, Aug, 28. —The war and
s a'e departments do not belieye the
St. Petersburg leport of the disaster of
allied forces at Pekin. Had several
messages faom Pekin and none of them
mentions the presence of Chinese fo. ces
Washington, Aug. 28, —No confirma
tion has be-n received hereof th 3 re
ported massacre of the allied troops in
the streets of Pekin.
Aug 38 -As showing 'list
Minister Conger is in clo-e touch wi h
cable cnßtunicat’ons, Chas. E. F.int
has received a private cablegram under
date of August 37th, from I'aku, sign and
by Conger. This ia in response to a
cablegram sent a few dajsago by Mr.
TEN DISPATCH BOATS.
John Chinaman Is Tapping the
Washington, Aug. 28.—At a oabinst
meeting held this afternoon it was de
cided to pot tan dispatch boats on the
line between Cbefoo and Shanghai, as
I Chaffee has not received any dispatches
I since the 14tb,‘which shows that the
I land lines are being tapped by tbs
I PYTHIANS BARBECUK.
■ Mieh., Ang. 28 —A feature
lof the bsennial celebration of the
IjCcigbta of Pythias will be a monster
here tomorrow n ght.
■preparation's bays been oompleied to
■feed some 25,000 parsons. It will be e
Regular Kentuoky affair, and a “down
Bfiuth” oamp meeting will be given in
Hpimeotion with It.
GERMANY TURNS DOWN
This Government Sent a Note Asking the Powers
Whether or Not They Were Willing to
Treat With Chang,
Washington, Aug. 28.—Germany returned dissent to the circular
note of this government requesting the powers to state their willingness
to recognize Chang’s credentials to treat for peace on behalf of China,
Are Holding Chang.
Paris, Aug. 28.—Admiral Currejolls cables the council that all admir
als have notified the foreign legations at Pekin that it has been decided
to hold Chang on board of ship until the diplomats consent to open
negotiations with the Chinese.
The Empress Located.
L/ondon, Aug. 28. The Chinese officials have informed the toreign
consuls at Shanghai that the emperor and empress of Tuan haye arrived
in the neighborhood of Tai Yuan Fu.
It is said They Were to Kill Victor
Paris, Aug, 28.—A dispatch from
Koine sta'es that several anarchists
have been arrested there. Officers be
lieve that there wa< a sobeme on foe
to kill King Victor Emanuel.
The Ex-Slugger Will Kake in Big
New York. Aug. 28.—A grand testi
monial to John 1,. SulMvan, ex-champi
on prize fighter, will be held at Madi
son Square Garden tomorrow evening
The affair promises to be the most elab
ora'e of its kind ever held. Sporting
men in all walks of life have interested
themselves in it, and the idea of gaining
for the big fellow a sum which will keep
him in comfort for the remainder of his
days seems likely to be realized.
Among the prominent 1 oxers who
will attend and appear in the ring are
McGovern, Fitzsimmons, Gans, Corbett,
McCoy, Choynski, McFadden, Sharkey,
O’Brien. Erne, Iluhlin, Olcott, Maher
O’Donell, Dixon and West.
The wind up will be a three-round
bout between John L. Sullivan and
Jim Jeffries. A large house is assured.
A TARGET PRACTICE.
The Naval reserves held an interest
ing target praetice yesterday after
noon, and some very good scores were
made. Seaman Waite lead the reat by
a score of 48, and several ware close
behind him . The Reserves are taking
a great deal of intereat in target prac
BRUNSWICK, GA., WEDNESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 29, 1900.
I IB Hi 1 HI ER
Cablegrams From China Are Hard to
London, August 28.—There is abso
lutely no truth in the dispatches from
Ohee Foo, August 34th, saying that it
was rumored tb-ire “on good authority
'bat Russia, Germany and Japan have
declared war on Ctiina, and had invi
ted Great Britain and the Unitrd
S area to retire from that oouniry.”
Inqniriea made at St. Petersburg,
Berlin aDd Tokio, enow that the report
Washington, August 26. Ctble in
terruptions eomiuua to keep the gov
ment bare in the nark as to wbat is
Chios, and notwithstanding the moat
urgent appeals to the cable official*
and to our own offiners, messages are
Tba emoate -a and > k 1■ u> here
with the excepi i.,i. ot n . . .*• le
gation, are faring no better tan te
state department In the matter of
news. Mr. Wu and Baron Speckvon
sterburg both called at the State da
partmsnt in search of information.
Wu said be bad not hsard a word from
Li Hung Chang, or any member of
the Chinese government, for gome
days, and that he was entirely depend
ent upon the State department and
newspaper* for information.
The condition of affairs at Amoy ia
for tb* moment attraotmg the greatest
shire of attention at the department,
i’he United States consul at that point
hss become very much alarmed at the
rioting*, incendiary fires, and lastly at
i he landing of a considerable’ foroe of
Japanese marines. The officials don’
care to say whether or not he has
joined any protest agaiDst tbs Japa
nese action, if be hat done so, how
ever, the government will aot on it
only after mature deliberation.
Overcome by Heat.
Camden, N. J., Augaat 28.—Rev.
George W, Gaea a prominent minis
ter, was overcome by heat here this
morning. The unfortunate nn
oarrttd to a club hou e tie • i . i,
le i,And • xpired in a lew m
Washington, Augus 28.—A cable
gram reoeived by State department
from United States consul Johnson, at
Amey, reported that many riob Chins
men and Europeans era leaving that
Ordered to Manila,
Washington, August 28.—Tha First
U. S. cavalry arrived at Kobe this
morning. It was ordered to Manila
instead of China.
WOLSEY TO RETIRE.
Bad Health and Dissatisfaction the
London, August 28.—Lord Woleey
will surrender the chief in command
of the English army next Novsmb-r,
Bad health and general dissatisfaction
at hie managenitnt are the oau-es.
The dissalUfaotion grew out of new
conditions prevailing in hie office as
an outcome of the South Afrioan war,
The Brunswick sports ara now llgur
uring on the reault of the national
election, and within the next fw
week* many beta will be mads, Tbe
average min oannot sfford to lay up
hie money several months, and on this
account few wagera have been made
so far. but when the lime draws near
there will be a great deal of money
out op. The odds are against Bryan,
and as the nisjorty of aports do not
oi’e <o hot gaiu-t their favorite they
" wst-ng to see whether or not
e will get even. Th* general
pinion bare ia that MoKinley will
win, but many changes are likely to
ooour between now and November.
Glasgow, Aug. 28. Father, mother
and obild, members of a family who
ware suffering from the buboolo
plague, died today. Ten families liv
ing in their neighborhood ware plgo> and
under medioal observance.
New York, Aug. 28.—September
8.64, October 63, Deoember- January 42.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Cleveland and Harrison on
I VERY ABLE MEM
The Two Ex-Presidents the
Best Men He Could
Washington, Aug. 28.—Under the
agreement reached by tbe Powers at
Ihe Hague conference, President Mo.
Kinlry today requested former Presl
dents Clereland and Harrison to ao
oept tbe appointment as members cl
the international hoard of arbitrators,
four members or wliioh are authorized
to be appointed from each Lation.
MK, L, R. AKIN HURT.
Pell From a Poll Csr Yesterday After
The many friends of Mr. L. H. Akin,
of Mt. Plaaeant, will rrgret to learn
that he was painfully iojurod yesterday
afternoon. Mr. Ak n was riding on the
front of band car,when he discovered a
large raUlernake in the middle of the
track ahead. Fearing that the deadly
reptile would get to his feet, which
were hanging over the front of the
oar. he made an effort lo move back
ward and the lever of (be oar struck
him and knocked him oil. Mr. Akin
was brought to the city and medical
aid was qirckly summoned. He was
made comfortable at his room in tbe
Oglethorpe, and, altbough be is not
dangerously hurt, tua injuries are very
painful, lira, lilair, llurford and Blan
ton are atientlmg the injured man,
Ha was acOompanied from the
scene of the accident by Supervisor
Hiokmao, of the Southern railway,
and Messrs . John Rump and W. A.
Millette. Tbe physicians asy Mr.
Akin may be injured for life, but hia
many friends hope not.
City Cloek is Not on a Strike; It Haa
On Monday night it started to strike
10, hut with the third stroke a small
-prlr g broke nnd silence haa reigned
in tbs oity tower ever ainoe.
Jawsler Kennon Mott, who hat
oharge of the olock, says that it wilt
be a week before the sound of tha bell
will be heard again, a* he will bays to
saad to the faotory for the spring.
This, however, and >ea not. interfere with
th* time part of tbe oloek, as H is run
ning and keeping perfect time.
WHY IT IS LATE.
The large number of papers printed by
the TiMKS-CALL-and the fact that only
two pages could be printed at a run, tha
paper has been late in getting to the
homes of subscriber! since the consoli
dation, but now four pages are printed
at ouce and readers will not be worried
on this line any more.