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THE DALLES, WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 1900.
Outran Said to Have Been the Work of
Chinese Soldiers and Not Boxers.
London, Juno 22. A special from
Shanghai eays that It is reported from
Japanese eourees that 1500 foreigner
have leea massacred at Tien Tsin.
Che Foo, June 22. It in officially re
ported that the bombardment of Tien
Tein, with large guns, continues in
eetsantly. The foreign concessions Dave
nearly all been burned and the American
consulate has been rszed to the ground.
Tiie Russians are occupying the rail
road station, but are ban pressed.
Reinforcements ore urgently needed.
Tlie casualties are heavy.
The railroad is open from Tong Tu to
Cliing Long Chun, half way to Taku.
Berlin, fane 22. According to a dis
patch from Shanghai, received here,
Tien Tsin 19 being bombarded by Chinese
regular?, and not by the Boxers.
Brussels, June. The Petit Bieu
states that a telegram was received
yesterday by an important Brussels firir.
from China, saying that Admiral Sey.
mour's relieving force and the Russian
column entered Pekin simultaneously.
The legations were reported intact,
and all the Belgian residents are said to
BOERS TO BE
Roberts Hope to. Hem Them In And
New York, June 12. A dispatch to
the Tribune from London says: General
Bailer's advance to Sand Spruit is al
most the only fresk point In the military
situation in South Africa. His match
is in the direction of Standerton, which
commands the Toad northward from
Xord Roberts (ma announced his plan
of operations already and the occupation
of Heidelberg by forces from Johannes
burg may confidently be expected with
in fortv-eight hours. The remnants of
Presidents Krager and Steyn's armies
will then be separated and gradually
hemmed in and disarmed.
The process ought not to require much
time, as the'ISutch forces in the two sec
tions can not row number more than 10,--0)0
men. Military men are not sur
prised by the delay on the British sid.
Tliey assert t(iat the business of feeding
over 200,000-aoldiers in a country where
food is scarce is a most serious under
taking. Rumors have been revived thatGener
alsBotha and De Wet wiil surrender their
forces if they -can gain any points by ne
gotiation, but these appear to be prema
ture. DeWet iias not yet been thorough
ly beaten and Botha came near sur
rendering French's tioops during live
The story that the bridge on the
Belagoa railway was blown up by the
premature explosion of a mine, is hardly
Ky He la The Man.
Ho.ni Kono, June 23 H Hung
"Chang, who was interviewed in Canton
yss'-erday, said he would leave for Pekin
Jnne 27, in obedience to an order from
the .Empress to suppress the Boxers and
to make peaco with the powers,
iie indorsed the opinion that he was
IU only man in China capable of coping
it'j the situation. He said he believed
the Boxers to be a "rbb!e led away by
fanaticism and anti-Chrlstain feeling,"
hut Lie also declared that the native
thristain leadens were much to blame,
inasiij.1(4 Rg uiPJr prired litigation
In the native courts. He asserted that
n did not regard tbe Boxers as a politic
1 society, and that in his opinion the
Empress had been misled atd misin
'ormed. Built of TUB Tnla.
London, June, 23, 3 a.m. lhe silence
f J'ek.n continue unbroken. Four thou
men of tbe allied forces were having
f'wp defensive fighting at lien Trtn
TuecJay BnJ Wednesday, with prospect
o being reinforced Thursday. This is
j 'e situation i ijhlna, as set forth in
Britiah government dispatch :
'Wght hundred Americans are taking
Pr' in the fiirl.Mna at TL T.l " ......
'' Shanghai corespondent of the Daily
J'lPrei. r.i.i, i... , i, i
, "uhk cveninir. nog
j they apparently form part of a aupple-
I ui? ntary fores arriving with Germans
I Ami Kririeh fla. iVia winfl; 1
i " Psible to estimate the number of
me cinnese there; tuey had a surprising
number of guns.
POWERS TO PURSUE
Stronger Races Must Treat the Weaker
With Justice and Liberaltiy, loend
ing Discontent, Chronie Revolts and
Impoverished Treasuries Will Result.
Ithaca, N. Y., June 22. In his ad
dress to the graduating cIsbs of Cornell
University today, President Schurraan
"The most imminent danger is modern
politics is the exploitation of the weak
er races by the stronger races, iato whose
power they have fallen. It may be done
by regulations of trade and commerce, or
it may be done in more insiduons ways.
But, however done, it is certain to prove
a bane to both. For the world is a moral
world and history is governed by moral
laws, and oppression and Injustice never
fil to bring ns their nemesis unending
discontent, chronic revolts and impover
"Good, policy prescribes absolute jus
tice in dealing with weaker races who
have come under the sovereignty of
stronger races. In the case of us Ameri
cans, it would bean unpardonable thing
if we forgot our own ideals and con
ceived that we had any mission in re
lation to foreign peoples who may come
under our flag except to train tbein no
to the exercise and enjoyment of the
privileges and liberties which the flag
symbolizes and guarantees. Our true
greatness, consists in the character of
our intellectual and moral ideals and
the energy with which we train them up
to become sharers of these Ineffable
blessings. To seek our advantage and
not theirs would be to repeat the crimin
al blunder which in tire last century,
coet England her American' colonies.
"I feel sanguine, however, about the
future of eur enlarging republic, and
the ground of my confidence lies in the
nature of the ideals of the American
people and tbe devotion with which thery
pursue them. Tbegreat American nation
loves order, justice, liberty and intelli
gence, as-d desires them for others bb
well as for itself. See how seesitrve
public opinion -was on the Porto Rican
legislatt-'n, and how, in response to the
demands of independent cititens, ir
respective of party, a bill was passed
giving the Porto Ricans home TultoiHi
providing for free trade with the United
States. Necessarily, in two years and
just as much earlier as the Porto Ricans
Only Three 8)ave4.
Kew York, June 22. Rev. Dr. Leon
ard, secretary of the Methodist Foreign
Missionary Society, in this city, received
the following cablegram today:
"Che Fno, June 15. Tien Tsm Vm
barded. Pekin very serious. Hopkins,
Brown and King saved. Gunboat.
The three mentioned are missionaries
Dr. Leonard infers that the remaining
twenty-four missionaries at Tien Tein
have been murdered by tbe Boxers
Among them are many women, includ
ing five in the Woman's Foreign Mis
sionary Society, and members of tne
Haxinor Pike and Hopkins and Brown
Arm la I'lalllpplnea Mar It Kctlixvatl
Chicago, June 24. Brigadier-General
Joseph Wheeler, who is to assume com
mand of tbe department of the lakes
arrived here this evening. General
Wheeler said :
1 lie wit in the rhilippines is prae
tically ended. A force can easily be
spared from the island for work ia
China. General flail, who is to com
mand in China, I regard as a most able
0 flicer, admirably fitted for the task
He will win bis promotion in China."
Concerning his probable attitude if
political honors were offered him, Gen
eral Wheeler replied:
"As long as I am in the army ami
can remain in it, I will have nothing to
do with politics."
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To Cur Volil on Day.
Take Laxative Broino Quinine Tab
led. All druggists refund the money.
Tide Water Level Canal Can Xow Be
Built in Nicaragua.
New York, June 2:5. In a letter to a
personal friend at Bellfonle, Pit , Dr. G
F. Wickee, formerly physician at Belle
vue Hospital, New York, and at present
surgeon of the Nicaragua canal commis
sion, conveys an idea of the results which
may be expected of the work of the com
mission. Dr. Wickes gives the interest
ing and startling Information that the
commission has discovered a tide-water
level route fora canal across thelstbmus.
The letter also shows some of the hard
ships and dangers which tbe commission
encountered. It was written from
Lasardi, Caledonia Bay, and in part says :
"Here we have found what weall have
vainly sought for weeks and weeks, a
practical route for a tide-level canal. We
have found low enough gaps in the di
viding ridge from time to time, with a
steep approach on the Atlantic slope,
making a 'cut' a practical possibility, but
disappointment has always awaited us
on the other side. But in the last week
we have found a gap 800 feet high, a
little too high, perhaps, but not beyond
the science- of modern engineering, and
when I tell you this, every fact against
the route has been enumerated.
"From the summit of this gs pin the
divide, both the Atlantic and Pacific
slopes drop precipitately, especially the
latter, which has heretofore been our
stumbling block. A great, wide valley
stretches out straight toward the Pacific
ocean, which can be seen in tbe distance.
The Atlantic is near and in plain sight.
Here a trade-water canal, the dream of
all 'canalists,' con ne built with a per
fect harbor on each side. At Lasardi,
the many islands would protect Us
mouth, and on the other side San Miguel
bay ia a perfect site. The officers of the
Scorpion say that the Lasardi harbor
alone makes this route worth $50,000,000
more than any other. The damming of
rivers, which would otherwise flood the
canal, Is a problem of every route. The
only thing to be said against this route
is the high cout of 800 feet.
"Of course congress may not exrept
the report of the commission, but it re
mains an indisputable fact this is par
excellence the future route for a trans
continental canal route. It really seems
possible that we haye refound t-elfridge'a
Caledonian route, discovered 'daring his
three years' work here in the-early 70s."
Tbe route suggested from Caledonia
bay to the gulf of San Miguel lies about
1110 miles east of the old Panama-Coloniul
route. Tho proposed line would connect
the gulf of Darien and the bay of Panama.
At that place tbe Isthmus of Darieu i
about thirty-five miles wide.
Hmym Catliollee CiiMd Trouble.
Nkw York, June 24. Rev. Isaac T.
Headland, professor of mental and moritl
philosophy in the Pekin University, de
livered an address tonight at the Union
Methodist Episcopal church, on the sit
uation in China. Professor Headland
said that the present trouble -began about
a year ago. In sections reaiote from
European influence, village hoodlums
began in the first place to prosecute the
native Roman Catholicj. The Catholics
appointed priests win were learned in
law to look after the converts' interests
whenever they got into trouble with
the courts. The result was that the
Roman Catt.olic converts got the better
of their antagonists in litigation so often
that great jealousy was caused. The
movement extended so that there were
often pitched battles between the Boxers
and the Catholics, and as the latter bad
modern weapons, sometimes as many as
eight or ten Boxers were killed. The
movement, however, spread so to include
all Christnins and finally all foreigners.
Shut Yankee Itlunil.
Washington, Juno 24. The navy de
partment this afternoon gives out this
''A telegram from admiral KempfT,
dated Che Foo, June 24, says : In ambus
cade near Tien Tsin on the first, four of
Waller's command killed and seven
wounded. Names will be furnished as
soon as received. Force of 2000 going to
relieve Tien Tsin todar, McMt'rr."
The secretary of the navy has ordered
Admiral Remey wltn the Brooklyn to
goto Takn and assist the armv with
what troops the Brooklyn can carry.
John Barrels en the Rltaalloo.
Cincinnati, June 24. Hon John Bar
rett, ex-minister to Siam, was here today.
Before leav'nf for Cleveland, he said:
"In restoring peace in China the
United States should be the principal
influence in the future and the fate of
China. It is an American influence only
that cn successfully reiieve this problem
and keep China from an impending
break up. America must stand for the
integrity of tbe Chinese Empire, for wc
have everything to lose and nothing to
gain by her partition among tbe
European powers. If America allows
China to be divided, the expansion of
our commerce and the extent of our
moral influence will be absolutely
limited by the attitude and policy of
European nations. Another Interesting
point is this: The United States is the
only power whose leadership and dic
tation oi policy Russia would accept."
The Jump In New York.
Nuw York, June 23. Just to show
that they still had plenty of energy and
power left, bull operators in wheat gave
their opponents a twist today, exceeding
in sensational features anything yet pro
duced iu the present campaign. Taken
completely unawares because of yester
day's drop from top points, lhe tears
were panic-stricken this morning- on
finding English cable's 2'.j and 3,' pence
higher, and an advance at Buda-Pest of
forty-five points since last night. Iu
large numbers they plunged into the
market as the gong struck and began a
frantic and excited effort to replace their
sales. The result was an immediato
jump to flO-'a cents for July, compared
with 88 cents last night. After a little
hesitation, during which a lot of long
wheat came out, the screws were moved
agaiu and July shot up to 93 cents
with hardly a stop, representing 5
cents rise for the day, and about 22 cents
la the last three weeks. This means to
the public a rise of fl to $1.25 per
barrel in the price of flour. Toward
12 o'clock w heat suddenly dropped oft"
again, reaching 9138' cents on the curb
under renewed heavy realizing.
Hordes of Chinese.
London, June 24,3:20 a. m. The only
dispatches from China received last night
are those which give further details of
the repulse of Thursday's attempt to re
lieve Tien Tsin. According to a dispatch
from Che Foo, hordes of Chinese with
well-poated artillery block the way of the
American and Russian forces. The guns
of the allies could make no impression,
and it was found impossible to shift the
enemy's position. Nothing could be
done except to fall back, and this was
accomplished in good order.
It was ascertained that the foreigners
in Tien Tsin were making a gallant de
fense. The French concession buildings
had been vigorously attacked, and in all
probability have been reduced to ashes.
After the force retired, an armored
train attempted to reconnoiter, but was
derailed. More troops are arriving at
Taku, and another attempt at relief with
a force of in ucti jrreater strength was to
have been made last slight.
The Chinese legation at Berlin received
another telegram last (Saturday i night,
stating that all the legations in Pekin
were safe, and that tbe foreign ministers
at that place were alt well.
Manila, Jun 24. 1:J5 d. m. General
MacArthnr has given a formal answer to
tbe Filipino leatars who last Thursday
.submitted to him peace proposals that
had been approved earlier In the day by
a meeting of representative insurgents.
In his reply he assured them that all
personal rights under the United States
constitution excepting trial by jury and
tike right to bear arms would be guaran
TK promoters of the peace movement
are now engaged in reconstructing the
draft of the seven clauses submitted to
General MacArthnr in such a way as to
render it acceptable to both sides.
The seventh clause, providing for tbe
expulsion of tho friars, General Mac
Arthur rejretod on the ground that the
settlement of this question rests with
the commission headed by Judge Taft.
A Tliunnaiiri r.uija
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E. Springer, of 1125 Howard St., Phil
adelp) ia, Pa., when she found that Dr
King's New Discovery for Consumption
had completely cured her of a hacking
cough that for many years had mado
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doctors could give her no help, but she
says of this Royal Cure "It soon re
moved the pain in my chest and I can
now sleep soundly, something I can
scarcely remember doing before. I feel
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universe." So will every one who tries
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of the throat, chest or lungs. Price 50c
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Ivy poisoning, poison wonndi and all
other accidental Injuries may be quickly
cured by using De Witt's Witch Har.el
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and skin diseases. Take no other.
Nkw Yokk, June 25. A dispatch to
the Journal and Advertiser from Cb Foo
says: The Chinese bombardment of
Tien Tsin set fire to the niiceiou buildings
first. The fire spread to the native city
and destroyed everything. The attack
ing force, well supplied with modern
artillery, has been pressing the small
allied foice very hard.
Already the dead number 100. Reliet
Is being rushed from Taku, but the
column will have to fight its way through
the big Chinese army.
The British storeship Dumber arrived
at Che Foo, bringing thirty refugees from
TongShan, including Messrs. Kinder
and Parsons and Mrs. Parsons.
Pel Tai Ho, the great watering place
of Northern China, where 200 prominent
foreigners had their Summer homes, has
been abandoned. The governor of Shan
Tung province, in w hich Che Foo is sit
uated, after coufering with his subordi
nate Mandarins at bis capital, Tsinanfu,
decided not to join the rebels and fasued
a proclamation decreeing that ail Euro
peans and A mericans should be protected.
Admiral KempfT held a conference
Sunday at tbe American consulate with
consul Fowler and tho captains of Nash
ville and the Yorktown. The local gov
ernor of Che Foo was present and prom
ised that there should be no uprising
here against the foreigners, and gave
other assurances which seemed all right
on the surface. The governor expressed
confidence in the good will of the Ameri
can government toward China and said
tbe feeling was reciprocated.
Captain Edward Bayly, of the British
armored cruiser at Taku, signalled the
Auerkan captains yesterday : "Thank
God the Russians were here; otherwise
we should all have been murdered."
Thousand British Join Allied Forces
Near Tien Tsin Prepared For An-
London, June 26 , 3:35 a. m. The
British cruiser Terrible has arrived at
Che Foo from Taku, with the latest news,
which is as follows:
"Eight hundred Sikhs and 200 Welsh
fusiliers have effected a junction with
th American, German and Russian
forces which had been cit off bv the
Chinese about nine miles from Tien
Tsin. It was proposed to deliver an
assault npon the Chinese forces at Tien
Tsin last night (Sunday)."
It is not clear what forces united. It
would seem that one relieving, cut off,
had been relieved by another. At any
rate, it is apparently certain that the
allies arrived in sufficient forces at Tien
Tsin Sunday to attack the besieging
"Foreign official opinions here," says
a dispatch from Shanghai to the Daily
F.xprees, dated yesterday, "incline to
the belief that the worst has happened
to the legations at Pekin and to Admiral
Seymour. Even if the legations were
safoJuael4, there Is no guarantee that
they are safe now. The situation, in
fact, grows more and more gloomy. Tbe
entire absence of reliable news from the
capital seems to justify the worst con
struction which can be put upon it.
!Tlie St. Lnuls Strikers are Enjoined.
Sr. I.ot is, Judrfu Elmer P,. Adam', ol
tho United States district court, today
granted a temporary injunction in the
casof W. D. Mabon an I all members
! of division No. 1311 of the Amalgam itcd
I association of street railway ein l ives of ;
I America, restraining them fiom inter-j
; fering in any way awith a'(he running of I
mail cars over theiUfjes of the St. Louis !
None of the dependents were present.
They were represented by W.S.Anthony,
while District Attorneys Hitchcock and
Roiere acted for the government.
A Hot Wave.
Gkam Fokkh, N. I)., June 25. The
weather here is distressingly hot, regis
tering 104 in the shade today. The
water in Red rirer has fallen two feet
since Saturday, and the municipal au
thorities have issued notices requesting
house holders to desist from nsing water
extravagantly. Navigation has been die-
con tinned. Crops are in a parched con
dition, indications pointing to a decrease
of 15 to 20 per cfnt since S iturday. Hay
selling for $4 50 last S iturday, sold or
the street today for $lti.
Affairs Are Xow so Tranquil in Cuba
That Soldiers Are Xo Longer
Washington, June 25. According tor
reports recently received from Governor
General Wood, the elections in Cuba
passed overqnieilv and without disorder
at any point, and affairs generally have
become tranquil, with no indication of
In consequence with this encouraging'
state of affairs, the officials of the war
department are considering the question
of a lare reduction of the military fore
in Cuba. It has been estimated that
some of the troops can safely be brought
home within the next few months.
Nothing will be settled as to which regi
ments shall come nntil after Secretary
Root returns to the city early next week.
There is an impression, however, that
the filth infantry, stationed principally
In tbe department of Santiago, will be
the first Cuban regiment to return to the
United States, and that the eighth in
fantry stationed in tbe same department,
will follow soon after.
The return of these troops to the
United States will enable the depart
ment to cairy out its plan of sending:
regular troops from tliis country to tho
Philippines to take the place of the
volunteer army, which must be bronbt
home and tlbcharged by June 30, l'JOl.
Uuless developments iu China neces
sitate achanjuof programme, tbe home
ward movement of the voluuteer troops.
from the Philippines will begin, im the
early Fall and about 800 or 10,000. regular
troops will be sent .out gratfaady. irotn ...
this country to take theii places;
Extra Selon to Anirml' Oiwliel Law.
Fkankfoiit, Ky., Juno 25. Demo
cratic leaders announced today that! ffiev
democratic convention at Lexington
June 1 is certain to pass a resolution ask
ing Governor Beckham to call an extm
session of the legislature to modify Uib
Goehel t lection law so that it may be iu
operaiion in an amended form at the
, I, ,
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Manitoba Cropa Failed.
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800,000 acres of wheat, 1,000.000 acre9
will never be cut. Rains cannot now
change a stunted crop, six or eight
inches high, and a small head into a
crop. The more optimistic hope for
seed and feed, but ibis is doubtful. This
is the h-jttest day of the year.
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News from Commissioner of Pensons Ev
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bo trould resign as pension commijoioiier
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