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THE MOBNING OEEGONIAN, TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 1900.
FLED FROM BOXERS
Transport Logan at San Fran
cisco With Refugees.
DETAILS OF ATTACK OP JULY 17
Imperial Troop Fire tip on n. Party
of British Bluejacket Defender
Used Dnrndna Ballets.
SAN FRANCISCO. Aug:. 6. "With her
decks crowded -with bluejackets, marines,
ex-oIdlers of the Ninth Infantry and
refugees, the United States transport Lo
gan, from Taku, via Japan, was allowed
to dock today after passing quarantine.
There were men, women and children on
the vessel direct from Tien Tain, who had
escaped from the mobs of Boxers and the
Imperial Chinese troops. Nearly all
among the passengers in the cabin had
felt the depressing effects of a siege, and
had been In the Chinese city when It
was threatetned by the Celestial fighters,
and the refugees were more than glad to
get back to civilization. A large num
ber of the refugees left the transport at
Yokohama to return to various parts of
Europe and America by regular steamer.
Among the passengers were the fol
lowing: J. M. Mussen, Shanghai; Mrs.
Drew, Mrs. Tenny and four children, Mrs.
Pyke and four children, Mrs. Lowry and
three children, Mr. and Mrs. Haynor and
three children. Miss Jones. Dr. Pyke. Dr.
Dlffendorfer. Mr. Mcintosh, Taku: Rev.
H. W. Moulding, wife and son; Mrs. Frank
A. Davis. Mrs. Montelle, Miss Tillie
Faher. Tien Tsin; Dr. N. S. Hopkins, wife
and three children: Mrs. H. E. King and
three children, Mr. and Mrs. H. Smith,
Che Foo; the Misses Drew, Mrs. L. Drew,
O. C. Clifford, wife and child, Edward
"Wilson, Yokohama, and about 103 inva
There were three deaths on the Logan
during the voyage, two occurring before
Taku was reached. On June 30. Private
James H. McNeerney, of Company D,
Ninth Regiment, died, and on July 5
James D. St. Croix passed away. Private
David Nutes, of Company G, one of the
men whb started homeward owing to ill
ness, died at sea, July 22.
To the Logan attaches the distinction of
being the first vessel to land American
troops In China. She conveyed the Ninth
Infantry from Manila to Taku. The Lo
gan made the run from Manila In 39 days,
.from Nagasaki in 1S days, and from
Yokohama In 15 days. From Manila to
Taku she conveyed the Ninth Infantry and
detachments of the Signal and Hospital
Corps, and afnong the passengers brought
here "by her were 61 sick men of the
Ninth. At Taku she took aboard 170
Christian refugees from Tien Tsin. All
except 48 of these left the Logan at Naga
saki. Dr. D. E. Dlffendorfer. of Philadelphia,
the builder and manager of the first
woolen mill established in China, and the
personal friend of United States Consul
General Ragsdale and of Poo Tong, a
brother to the Chinese Emperor, tells the
following story of the attack on Tien
"It was on the morning of July 17 that
the first clash between the allies and the
Emperor's soldiers occurred. On the af
ternoon o"f the same day the bombard
ment of the Taku forts began. Captain
Baliey, of the British ship Orlando, was
commander of the allied forces at Tien
Tsin that day, as Captain McCalla was
sbsent with Admiral Seymour. At about
11 o'clock In the forenoon he saw smoke
rising from the railroad track about four
miles distant from the city, and, suspect
ing that the Boxers had fired another
bridge, he ordered 30 of his bluejackets,
commanded by a midshipman, whose
name I have forgotten, to proceed to tho
spot and investigate.
"We had a three-inch gun, and the men
were fully armed. When our flatcar had
traveled about three miles we found a
bridge, the timbers of which had been
burned away from the iron girders. It
being unsafe to cross, our commander
ordered the men to return to the city.
We had gone about 300 yards on the back
trip when we saw about 150 Chinese sol
diers crossing the track at a point a mile
ahead of us They were walking very
rapidls', and as we approached them all
doubts of their being Imperial troops dis
appeared. They did not wear the red tur
ban and sash that distinguished the Box
ers. As soon as we got within about 00
yards of them they scattered and got be
hind the grave mounds with which the
surface of the country was thickly stud
ded. Regarding this action as suspicious,
our midshipman gave the order to fire a
volley, and they quickly and vigorously
returned the fire. Our field piece was
minus a sight, and most of Its shots
passed over the enemy, so that after 10
minutes of hot firing we resumed our re
treat, the Chinese firing at us as long as
we were within range. There were no
casualties on our side. The significant
feature of the incident was Its bearing
en the subsequent proceedings. If it had
not been for the action of our party tflat
morning, the bombardment of Tien Tsin
might not have commenced that after
noon. In other words, I am inclined to
believe that our attack on the Chinese
troops precipitated their bombardment of
tho city And for that reason the skir
mish may attain some Importance when
final settlements ;are being made.""
Dr. DlrfenaorTerjjlfves that the trou
ble In China will be at an end within a
couple of years at farthest. "It will be
a repetition of the Tal Ping rebellion."
he said "When the allies have captured
Pekln. the Boxers will be broken Into
bands of marauders."
Charles Mcintosh, a Toronto, Canadn,
man, but an American citizen, who was
Dr. Dlfltendorfer's assistant in the woolen
"I think I must have spent about 15
days In the tower. I was doing sharp
shooting most of the time. We got Lee
Metford rifles from the arsenals, and how
many Mongolians they brought to death
I do not know. I tried to run three en
gines out of Pekln. but did not get far. 1
think we must have got half way, though.
Bodies of Chinese were lying all along
the track, headless and butchered. It
was the work of the Boxers. They fought
with spears and knives until they got in
with the Imperial troops, and would not
use foreign guns. Now they have a lot
of them, and they shoot well.
"The tower commanded a view of the
entire situation for miles. In the tower
part of the building the marines and sol
diers were holding the position against
the attacking party. They had loopholcd
the building by removing the bricks, and
It was necessary that they should be kept
posted on the movements of the enemy,
so as to be prepared for the charges. We
signaled to them from the tower, and ar
ranged to let them know exactly where
the Chinese were.
"These are the kind of bullets we used."
said the speaker, as he drew several cart
ridges from his pocket. "They are the
dumdum bullets, and we got them from
the Chinese arsenal. They tear a man to
pieces, and were probably intended for
our fellows, but we gave the Chinese a
dose of their own medicine.
"The Chinese had three guns in all
trained on the mill. They shot dwellings
into ruins, and damaged the mill con
siderably In all, we had 100 marines in
the mill. The American soldiers that
came 10 our rescue while were in the
shot-riddled tower filled our hearts with
emotion. The marines were the first to
come around the bend near the tower, and
they made a magnificent appearance with
the fag flying at the head of the column.
The people fairly went wild with Joy at
the sight of the reinforcements.
"The best fighters among the allies are
the Americans. British and Japanese. The
Japanese have earned a most enviable
reputation for discipline and bravery.
Their army seemed to be made up of men
of exactly the same size, and their equip
ment was perfect. They are brave and
patient. The American soldier has earned
a great reputation for fighting: qualities.
Every man of them is a soldier of the
best quality. The boys seemed to have
the dash and energy that was lacking: In
some of the European commands."
THE NATIONAL LEAGUE.
Boston "Wins Two Games Front Cin
cinnati by Fine Ploying.
IHNCINNATL Aug. 6. Boston won
both games today by good batting and
rallies in the final inning. Sensational
fielding was plentiful In both games.
Cincinnati.... 1 6 OJBoston 4 113
Batteries Phillips and Peite; DIneen
Cincinnati.... 3 6 SjBoston 4 8 1
Batteries Newton and Pelts; Lewis and
Umpire, first game, Swartwood; second
game, Nichols and Breitenstein.
Plttabnrer Beats Philadelphia.
PITTSBURG,. Pa., Aug. 6. The Phila
delphia team played listless ball today,
and fell easy victims to the Plttsburgs.
Attendance 2000. Score:
R H TEM T TX Trt
Pittsburg 7 101Phlladelpbla.. 3 12 4
Batteries Chesbro and O'Connor; Don
ohue, Douglas and Murphy. Umpire
St. Louis Detents New York.
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 6. Powell was In
superb form today, and the visitors
could not touch him. Attendance, 2100.
St. Louis 3 13 0jNew York 0 4 0
Batteries Powell and Criger; Hawley
Chicago Beats Brooklyn.
CHICAGO, Aug. 6. Brooklyn pounded
Cunningham hard in the first five Innings,
evening up the score, but made only two
singles after that. Attendance 1400.
Chicago 8 9 lBrooklyn 7 12 2
Batteries Cunningham and Chance;
Kennedy and Farrell.
The American Association.
At Indianapolis Indianapolis,' 4; Buf
National Leagruc Standing.
Won. Lost. Per ct.
Brooklyn 52 30 .6o4
Philadelphia 45 SS .512
Pittsburg 45 39 .536
Chicago 42 39 -.5lJt
Boston 42 41 .06
St. Louis 37 44 .57
Cincinnati 37 4S ,45
New York 32 47 .4.5
Buffalo Grand Circuit Meeting:.
BUFFALO. Aug. $. About 2500 people
crossed the river today to attend the
opening of the Buffalo Grand Circuit
meeting, held at the Fort Erie (Ontario)
track today. Weather, fine. Summaries:
2:19 trot, purse $1X0 York Boy won
second, fourth and fifth heats; time 2:12,
2:13ft, 2:15. Dlllonlte won the third
heat In 2:15; Senator K. won the first
heat in 2:13.
2:16 pace, purse $2000 Wlnola won in
three straight heats; time, 2:11, 2:12.
2:19 class, trotting, purse $3000 Boarol
ma won three straight heats In 2:03.
2:13, 2:14. Elliot, Lctah S., Iris O.,
Kate McCracken and Larable the Great
Snndrlngrham Reaches New York.
NEW YORK, Aug. C Sandrlngham, the
famous brother of the Derby winners
Persimmons and Diamond Jubilee,' bred
by the Prince of Wales and purchased
from him in June last by John E. Mad
den, arrived here today on the Marquette.
He Is 4 years old, but has never started.
The horse looks remarkably like the pic
tures of Diamond Jubilee. On board ship
he was In charge of two attendants sent
from the royal stud. It Is not known
what Mr. Madden paid for Sandrlngham,
but he is Insured for $15,003 on the voyage,
and this, It may be assumed, covered his
purchase price and the fees for shipment,
Sandrlngham will be sent to Mr. Madden's
breeding farm Hamburg Place, near Lex
Emperor "William's Yacht "Withdraws
COWES. Isle of Wight. Aug. 6. The
presence in these waters of several
American yachts and entertainments
given on board of them relieve the open
ing of yacht week of dreariness. Em
peror William cables that on account of
tho death of the Duke of Saxe-Coburg
and Gotha he is compelled to withdraw
his yacht Meteor from all competitions,
excepting the race for the Queen's cup,
in which ho will take part out of re
spect to the donor of the trophy.
Rainbow Won Commodore's Cup.
NEW YORK. Aug. 6. The 70-foot sloop
Rainbow, owned by Cornelius "Vanderbilt,
won the Commodore's cup for sloops of
that class today in the New York Yacht
Club race, sailing over a 21-mile course
on Long Island Sound. She defeated Au
gust Belmont s Mlneola, and Harry
Payne Whitney's Yankee. The Quisetta
won the Commodore's cup for schooners.
The cup for all sloops In one class was
probably won by the Syce.
Canadian Yacht "Wins.
DORVAL, Quebec, Aug. 6. This Is the
third day of the international race for
the Seawanhaka cup, and as the race on
Saturday was not completed within tho
four hours' limit, the course was the
same today, to windward and return, two
miles each way, three times around, dis
tance 12 miles. Red Coat crossed the
finish line at 6:49:30, winning the race.
Minnesota crossed the finish line at 6:52:35.
BIG FOREST FIRE.
Large Area Swept Over in Yellow
stone National Parle.
HELENA Mont., Aug. 6. Deputy
United States Marshal Sam Jackson, just
in from Mammoth Hot Springs, reports a
destructive forest fire that is sweeping
the timbered area between the Upper
Geyser Basin and the lake in the Yellow
stone National Park. The fire started
Friday and was soon out of control of the
soldiers and road crews, all of whom were
hurried to the scene. The buildings at
the Upper Geyser Basin arc in danger.
The line of fire is 10 miles long and spread
Forest Fire Checked.
LOS ANGELES, Cal.. Aug. 6. Reports
from the San Gabriel forest reserve state
that the great fires which have been rag
ing there for the past two weeks are
now under control. A vast amount of
valuable timber has been destroyed.
WATCHMAN FELL ASLEEP.
Fourth Officer of an Atlantic Liner
NEW YORK. Aug. 6. E. Thiele, fourth
officer of the Hamburg-American liner
Deutschland, blew out his brains during
the voyage of the big ocean greyhound
that Was finished when the steamer
reached her pier in Hoboken today. The
secondday out It was Thlele's turn to
watch "on the bridge. The air made him
drowsy, and he fell asleep at his post.
Captain Albers come upon him, ordered
him to take on his coat, the ship's badge
of office, and sent him to his cabin. The
young officer went down in disgrace.
Five minutes after the door closed be
hind him, a shot was heard, and, when It
was forced open, 'xnlele lay on the floor
with a bullet In his brain.
AGAIN HAVE UPPER HAND
ANTI-FOREIGW POWER DOMINANT
Prince Thru Inspires His Soldiers
to Dispute Every Foot 'of t&e
Road to Pekin.
LONDON, Aug. 8. The anti-foreign
power again has the upper hand at Pe
kln. According to the reports emerging
from Li Hung Chang's lodgings at Shang
hai, his baggage is packed preparatory
to his departure for Pekln, but, It Is add
ed, he has applied to the throne for 20
days' sick leave. LI Hung Chang claims
that hla representations to the Tang Tse
Viceroys and Taotal Sheng will be de
nounced b7 LI Ping Hong, because they
are friendly to the foreigners.
A news agency dispatch from Shanghai
dated today (August 6), says It la. ru
mored that the Governor of Shan Tung,
who disapproved of Prince Tuan, has
Correspondents at Tien Tsin are unable
to set anything fresh, though a dispatch
from Shanghai, dated August 6, avers
that the allies are making slow progress
toward Pekln, on account of the differ
once of opinion among the Generals. The
American, British and Japanese com
manders favor one plan, this dispatch af
firms, and the Russians, French and Ger
mans favor another plan.
Prince Tuan, it Is added, seeks to in
spire his armies by proclamation order
ing every foot of the road from Tien Tsin
to Pekln to be disputed. All the Chinese
troops have evidently been paid in full,
and troops, money and supplies are going
to Pekln from the Southern provinces. It
is deemed, quite probable by military men
in London that the Chinese will make a
fierce fight at Pekin, on a much greater
scale than during the defense of Tien
A dispatch received at the War Office in
St Petersburg, from General Grodeoff,
dated Khabarvsk, August 4, says two
squadrons reconnolterlng near Teche en
gaged 1000 Chinese, with two guns and
250 cavalry. After a stubborn fight the
Russians were reinforced by another
squadron, with two guns, and defeated
tho Chinese, killing 200. The Russian loss
was eight men killed and eight wounded.
This dispatch adds that the battle
around Algun was continued August 3,
the Cossacks losing six men killed and
25 pounded and driving back the Chinese,
killing 200 and capturing two guns and
two flags. An inscription on one of the
"The People of the Large Fist."
Algun, when the dispatch was sent, was
burning. Other dispatches report Rus
sian successes near Port Arthur.
REFORMERS GAINING GROUND.
Object to Introduce Civilized Ideas
NEW YORK, Aug. 6. The New York
branch of the Chinese Empire Reform
Association is gradually gaining ground
in Chinatown. They, have received a let
ter from Khoo, Seok Wan, chief of the
reform party in Singapore. It comes
through the San Francisco branch of tho
association .and bears the date of June
26. A translation of part of the letter
reads as follows:
"My Dear Brothers: I am very glad that
you have started a society in America
with the object of saving His Majesty
Kwang Hsu, and to Introduce all ad
vanced civilized ideas into the Chinese
nation. This laudable act is much ad
mired by me. Our empire, as you are
aware, is not a small one. and the num
ber or our people is very great Indeed.
Still, at the present time wo are being
treated with contempt by all the rest of
the world, and are not accounted equal to
other great nations. Lately many large
concessions of land have been made to
foreign powers, and I dare say that, al
though the wholesale partition "has been
barely commenced, I fear China will soon
follow in the wake of Poland and India.
One was swallowed by Russia and the
"Should this continue for any length of
time, we will soon be without govern
ment, without homes, although we might
have vast riches and a powerful empire.
As it is, our people are treated like ani
mals serving their master. You have seen
the great citizens of foreign countries, my
dear brothers, and I am sure you have
learned a great deal of Western history.
For Instance, you have learned that
neither England, Germany, America,
France nor Japan was powerful In the
beginning. And how have they become
powerful? Always the work of a few
clever men, who In the beginning took It
upon themselves to educate the people to
a point where they could understand the
meaning of good government.
"Taking our present condition Into con
sideration. It were probably better that
we make our Emperor absolute ruler un
til our people know more of the laws of
"Many of our friends advise us to ap
peal to friendly foreign powers, such as
England and America. This Is rood ad
vice, but It does not exactly agree with
tne 01a tamlly law. I consider this to be
our affair, an affair between ourselves
and our Emperor, and it Is our dutv to
act for ourselves. Foreign powers have
nothing to do with it. Besides, the time
Is not yet ripe for foreign Intervention.
If we are ever to -ask for their help,
we mu-t do so only after we have struck
for liberty. Then, if they approve of
our principles, we may depend upon it
they will offer their assistance.
"You are aware, my dear brothers, of
the great amount of good we have al
ready accomplished. Our Emperor would
long ago have been murdered by the
wicked old Empress Dowager or her con
federates t it were not for the great fear
our protesting telegrams have engen
dered. To be sure, telegrams are but
bits of paper, but they have had a most
wonderful effect I would also inform
you that our Joint telegrams have been
much admired and commented upon by
the great powers.
"I appeal to Confucius, Jesus Christ and
Jehovah and all the prophets, praying
that our association may succeed in its
FRIENDLY TO OREIGNERS.
Execution of Two Members of the
Tsunc H Ynmun.
NEW YORK, Aug. C A dispatch to the
Journal and Advertiser from Shanghai
says: Director of Telegraphs Sheng, in
an interview, says that two members of
the Tsung 11 Yamun. or Chinese Foreign
""ice, were put to death for alleged
friendliness to the foreigners, and adds
to the previous story the names of the
officials and the circumstances of their
death. He says the victims of LI Ping
Hong's wrath were Hsu Chlng Chien,
formerly Minister to Russia and more re
cently Imperial Director-General of Rail
ways, and Yuan Chang. They had been
doing good work In suppressing the Box
ers, and had supported the efforts of
Prince Chlng to" save the foreign Minis
ters and restore order in Pekin.
For this they incurred the displeasure
of Li Ping Hong, and. notwithstanding
their high office as members .of the Tsung
11 Yamun, they were led out July 23
and beheaded, as a warning to others
who might seek to befriend the besieged
Ministers. Prince Ching protested. Sheng
declares, but his efforts were unavailing.
This, according to Dr. Sheng, shows that
Li Ping Hong Is master at Pekln, and
he adds that Lung Tun Slang has 20,000
troops in the vicinity of Pekln. He fears
that should the allies force an entrance
to Pekln. LI Ping will compel the Em
peror and Empress Dowager to evacuate
the palace and place themselves under
his protection. Then he will most likely
murder the foreign Ministers. Unless he
is suppressed, Sheng fears there is jno
hope for the Legations.
LI Kung. Chang Chi Tung, Xil Hunn
Chang and Sheng, according to the lat-
ter, sent an urgent message to the
Empress requesting that General Yung
Lu be permitted to escort all the foreign
Ministers to Tien Tsin, where the "Vice
roys could meet and care for them. This
was sent prior to July 26, on which day
Li Ping Hong arrived m Pekln and had
an audience with the Empress.
On August 1 the same "Viceroys sent a
message. Sheng received ah answer to
the first in the form of an imperial edict
dated July 30, ordering Yung Lu to pro
vide an escort for the Ministers to Tien
Tsin, whenever tho latter should fix the
date for the departure. There was no in
timation, however, whether the Ministers
would avail themselves of this chance of
reaching the coast or would regard It
with suspicion and wait In Pekln for the
arrival of the relief column.
He Never Meant to Say That No Quar
ter Be Given.
NEW YORK, Aug. 6. Andrew D.
White, United States Ambassador to Ger
many, and -John D. Rockefeller were
passengers on board the Deutschland,
which reached her dock today from
Hamburg. Mr. White said. In answer to
questions regarding affairs in China, that
Emperor William's speech to the soldiers
who were going to China was generally
'He never meant" the Ambassador
said, "to tell them to give the Chinese
no quarter. Nobody so understood his
speech until some French papers put that
construction upon it The first time J.
heard of such an interpretation was when
I received a certain Paris paper. The
Emperor is an emotional man, and he
may be inclined to yield to the Impulse
of tho' moment, perhaps, but ho kndWs
how to control himself, and he certainly
never meant to oommand his soldiers to
be merciless. What ho did say to xnem
was that they should bear in mind that
they were going to face a desperate foe.
"Germany feels deeply the assassination
of her Minister," Mr. White continued,
"Baron von Ketteler was a superior 'man.
He was much admired, and his sad death
made a deep ilmpresslon."
Speaking of the general situation in
China, the Ambassador said, with enthu
siasm. "The present conflict means the birth
throes of anew era. It means the begin
ning of the opening of. China to tho civ
"Is there any talk of partitioning China
in Germany?" he was asked.
"Oh, no; this trouble will never ter
minate in such a way. The war will
end in the allied powers dictating terms
"Admiral Kenmpff's conduct in China,"
Mr. White said, "was at first miscon
strued, but now the Germans approve
of his poljcy.
"Russian is looked upon with the usual
mistrust," the Ambassador continued,
"but the fact that she and Germany fight
shoulder to shoulder In China tends to
improve the feeling between the two
In conclusion, the Ambassador touched
upon the admiration felt in Germany for
"The German attaches who saw our
men fight are most exuberant In their
praises of our Army and Navy, and of the
valor nnd skill of our sailors and soldiers.
In this connection' it may be said that
our war with Spain and the part we
played In the Chinese conflict has opened
the eyes of Europe and made It see a
good deal more of us than It had done
Asked what he thought of the cabled re
port that Russia and Germany would
declare for war conjointly against China,
the Ambassador said: "I think It Is very
likely both countries have the same cause
for war and both would have a common
cause for acting together."
He did not think partition would be
made of China, and said on this subject:
"I do not think that the powers will
divide China. The condition that meets
them now is pacification of tho country.
There Is no talk of partition In Germany,
and I do not bellevq there will be" on the '.
part of the "others. There is a bljj' under
taking left the powers nnd they cannot
go Into this with any feeling or desire for
division of the Chinese Empire. The first
thing is the rescue of the foreign Minis
ters. Then will come the restoration of
peace. Indemnities and such other solu
tion of affairs will follow."
WILL BE NO DELAY".
American Roinforcemcnts to Be Hur
ried to the Orient.
NEW YORK, Aug. 6. A special to the
Horald from Washington says:
There will be no delay by the War De
partment In getting reinforcements to
China. The schedule thus far made out
contemplates the departure of transports
On August 7, the Garonne, with the
squadron of the First Cavalry and re
cruits; August 1C, the Warren, with two
squadrons of Ninth Cavalry and re
cruits: August 22, the Belgian King, with
siege' battery, recruits and animals: Au
gust 25, the Rosecrans, with two bat
teries of Seventh Artillery and recruits.
For the additional transports under or
ders to the far East, General Luding
ton will have available the Logan, which
will be ready to sail on September 1;
the Thomas, September 16; the Granr.
October 1. and the Shorldan, October 16..
It will, therefore, be unnecessary to
charter any additional transports.
Another Detachment to Go.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6. Prepara
tions were completed at the Mare Island
Navy-Yard today for sending another
large detachment of troops to China from
this port, and the advance of those here
will sail in about two vceks, if transpor
tation facilities are .such that they jean
be moved. Tho transports at the yard
will bo repaired In a few days, and tho
troops will be started at the earliest pos
alble moment. Of the vessels just char
tered to takethe soldiers to China two
are of American register, four of British
and one Norwegian. Eight other Amer
ican vessels have been called for by this
Government for transports. They have
a tQtal register of 23,242 tons, which the
Uplte'd States expects to use In t send
ing American soldiers to China.
German News Expedition Sails.
BERLIN, Aug. G. The German News
Society today started a news expedition
to China for the purpose of reporting
events entirely independent of English or
other news-gathering concerns. The ex
pedition consists of 20 men equipped with
field telegraph apparatus, auto-wlreless
telegraphs and heliographs.
THE DEATH ROLL.
WESTERLY, R. I., Aug. 6. William
Clark, of Newark, N. J., President of
the William Clark Thread Company,, died
suddenly at his home at Watch Hill, this
morning, of heart failure, which fol
lowed a severe attack of indigestion. He
was well known on botn sides of the At
lantic. Dennis Coghlan.
TOLEDO, O., ug. 6 Dennis Coghlan,
the wealthiest man in Toledo and North
western Ohio, died at his horns here to
night, aged SO years. He owned many of
the large business blocks In the city, and
was a stockholder in many banks, be
sides b3ing the owner of a large trewery
Interest. It is estimated that his .fortune
amounted to $'5,000,0(0.
Mrs. Carrie X. Wallcer.
DETROIT, Aug. 6. Mrs. Carrie N.
Walker, supreme commander of the Mac
cabees, died at her residence In this city
today. She had been ill for six weeks.
Separation Among the Nobility.
N.hv YORK, Aug. 6. A dispatch to
the Journal and Advertiser from Paris
A separation is stated to have taken
place between the Royal Princess Mario
of Mecklenberg-Strclltz, and her French
husband. Count Jamctel.
To Treat and Cure Catarrh The Climatic Conditions Are Then Most
Favorable, and the Liability to take Cold Re
duced to the Minimum.
DISEASE OF HEAD
Ts tho voice
"Do you spit
"Do you acho
"Do you snon
"Do you blow out
"Is your noso
"Does your noso dis
charge?" "Does the nose bleed
"Is it worse to
"Does the nose itch
"Is there pain In
front of head?"
"Is there pain across
"Is there tickling In Mr
J. E. Nolnn,
"Is your sense of
at Wm spfe. :
Portland, Cured of Bronchial Catarrh.
fs the throat dry in the morning?"
"Do you hawk to clear the throat?"
"Are you losing your sense of taste?"
"Do you sleep with your mouth open?"
"Does the nose stop up toward night?"
No one deprived of the benefits of
the Copeland Treatment because
of living: at a distance from the
city. If you cannot come to the
ofllce, -write for Home Treatment
Symptom Blank and Book, nnd be
cured at home,
W. H. COPELAND, M. D.
J. H. MONTGOMERY, M. D,
HUNT FOR TRAINROBBERS
DETECTIVES SCOURING THE COUN
TRY FOR THE HUGO BANDITS.
A Black Mackintosh the Only Clew
Reward of $2000 Offered
for the Hen.
DENV3P, Colo., Au-.'. 6 A dozen Pink
erton detectives and a po3se under com
mand of Sheriff John W. Freeman are
scouring the country In the neighborhood
of Hugo, Colo., in search of the two men
who robbed a number of passengers on
the TJnion Pacific Kansas City express
early Sunday morning and killed William
J. Fay, of Anaheim, Cal., who resisted
them. The robbers escaped on two horses,
which they had hitched near Bagdad. The
officers lost the trail last night, but hope
to recover it today. A reward of $1000
each, for the capture of the men, dead or
alive, has been offered. W. T. Canadian,
of Omaha, chief of the tlnlon Pacific
detectives; Frank Wheeling, of the Wy
oming, and F. R. Fisher, of the Kansas
department. of the nM-vyaj:. special service,
joined In the chase today.
The remains of Mr. Fay were brought
to this city today and will be accom
panied by his wife to Anaheim, Cal.,
whore the funeral will bo held.
Offlccrs Hnve Slight Clue.
HUGO, Colo., Aug. 6. The officers who
are searching for the robbers who held
up the Union Pacific train and mur
dered one of the passengers Sunday morn
ing have been working with very small
clues. It Is said that two ranchmen living
30 miles south of Hugo, who have been
suspected of "rustling" for a long time,
will be arrested tomorrow on suspicion
of their being the robbers. A black
mackintosh was left on tho car by one
of the bandits and that is said to be
tho only tangible clue In the hands of the
FIFTH "WEEK OF POWERS' TRIAL.
Yesterday's Testimony Threw No
Lirclit on Tragedy.
GEORGETOWN, Ky., Aug. 5. The fifth
week of tho trial of ex-Secretary of State
.,v.i.-n. i ....v, ....... .. .. s-.v-..j "--
Caleb Powers for complicity in the kill- j
lng or uovernor lioooei was Degun ioaay.
Tho testimony throw no light on tho
This afternoon R. C. O'Benjamln, the
negro attorney who represents "Tallow
Dick" Combs, the negro defendant, asked
to be allowed to make a motion at the
regular meeting hour for investigation s
to his conduct regarding the confessions
of Combs, In which he was said to be be
traying the secrets of the prosecution.
Judge Cantrell Informed him that an In
vestigation would not be necessary.
O'Benjamln then gave out an Interview,
In which he said that the Combs con
fession was made In the presence of him
self, Commonwealth Attorney Franklin
and Victor H. Bradley, of the prosecu
tion, and that Combs made all of the
statements attributed to him except as
to the amount Youtsey Is alleged to have
offered H. E. Smlh to kill Goebel. He
says Combs did not say $1200. O'Benjamln
also produced a letter from his client
Combs, in which the latter expressed the
utmost confidence in him. Combs'
nephew Is here tonight, and says he has
made a vain search to find Hoke E.
Smith. He thinks Smith is in either New
Orleans or San Francisco.
Captain Golden and other representa
tives of the prosecution conferred with
Green Golden, one of the alleged acces
sories In jail at Frankfort, yesterday,
and there Is a possibility that the latter
may be introduced as a witness In re
buttal to contradict the testimony of the
Captain Walcott. who had charge of
tho Frankfort mllltla, said on the stand
today that the company was on duty at
the state capltol the day the Legislature
met and throughout the session, but de
nied that soldiers were lined up for
marching orders when the assassination
On cross-examination, he said he had
never before seen the state arsenal under
guard for the same length of time. He
got his orders from Adjutant-General
Collier, and did not know for what pur
poso the guard was placed there. He said
it merely happened that the soldiers were
equipped with side arms and equipments
and rendv for active service when Goebel
was shot: that it was not customary
for the men to be equipped Inside the
arsenal. He denied that the men were
alreadv In line, but said he formed them
after they herd the first shot fired.
1 At the close of the examination of
"Is there nau3ea?"
"Are you costive?"
"Is there vomiting?"
"Do you belch up
"Have you water
brash?" "Are you light
"Is your tongue
"Dou you hawk and
"Is there pain after
"Are you nervous
"Do you have sick
"Do you bloat up
"Is there disgust for
"Have you distress
205 Morrison St.,
-is juur Liuuu.1. uum
"Do you at times
"When you get up suddenly are you dizzy?"
"Is there gnawing sensation in stomach?"
"Do you feel as if you had lead in stomach?
"When stomach, is empty do you feel faint?"
"Do you belch material that burns throat?
"If stomach is full do you feel oppressed?"
It's the Limit
The total expense to patients of
the Copeland Institute is $5 a
month, treatment and medicines
included. That's the limit. Pa
tients not permitted to pay more,
even if they so desire.
DEKUM. THIRD AND WASHINGTON STREETS
OFFICE HOURS-From 9 A. M. to 12 M
EVENINGS Tuesdays and Fridays.
Captain Walcott, the defense withdrew
tho witness with leave to recall him for
tho purpose of contradicting W. H. Cul
ton. Culton will also be called as a wit
ness again. John L. Dozie, of Knox
County, was called. Ho assisted Powers
in organizing the mountaineer army. On
direct examination, he said he got only
good citizens, as Powers directed. On
cross-examination, he admitted that sev
eral who were selected and sent to
Frankfort were bad characters. Alex
ander Trost, a Knox County coal miner,
said the men sent to Frankfort were
there to contend for their rights and
prevent the vote of that county from be
ing thrown out.
R. C. Blandford, of Marlon County, tes
tified tjhat he was present at the confer
ence at Frankfort at which W. H. Cul
ton presided, and that Sheriff Burton, of
Breckinridge County, made a speech, say
ing the only way to stop the contest was
to explode cartridges in the neighborhood
of the Capitol Hotel, for which he was
rebuked by Powers.
E. R. Bullock, of Lexington, testified
that he was in the executive bulld'ng
when the shooting occurred and came out
and saw Jack Chinn walking rapidly into
tho Statehouse. A man was standing
behind the fountain In a stooping posi
tion. Witness could not tell whether he
was white or black, and did not know
what became of him.
Stuart Stone, Governor Taylor's sten
ographer, testified that he was In the
Governor's room when the shooting oc
curred. When thev heard what had hap
pened. Governor Taylor expressed fear
that all the occupants of the executive
building would be mobbed. He then
broko into the office of tho Secretary of
State to get some guns in there to pro
tect themselves. Governor Taylor told
Captain Steve Sharp, of Lexington, to
arm everybody in the building and take
charge of the men.
YOUNG ARNOLD'S CASE.
Denies That He Embezzled the Swain
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6.-Jullan T.
B. Arnold, the accused son of Sir Edwin
Arnold, appeared before United States
Commissioner Heacock today and ex
plained how the Swain trust fund, which
he Is accused of embezzling, came to be
lost In the failure of the Investment firm
with which he had been connected In
London. He declared that the Interest on
onuon. ise aecinrea .nat me inieroi on
the trust monev had ben reeularlv mid
- - - - - ,
to the widow of W. H. Swain untl D-
kcujuct, u.v. wueu mc mm tuiwpiiu ujr
reason of the decline in English secur:-
ties caused by the Boer War,
amount itood on the legder of the firm
credited to the Swain trust fund, which
would participate in the distribution of
the firm's assets of $10).C00. He, ArnpM.
was not personally liolved In the mat
ter, It being a part of the business of the
firm. He denied that he was a fugitive
from justice, as he had turned his prop
erty over to his cr dltors and hal no
charge pending against him when he lft
England. The case will be argued to
morrow. ARRESTED BY MILITIA.
Circus Terrorlzers Tnlsen In at Clo
DULUTH, Minn., Aug. 6. One hundred
militiamen left here last night for Clo
quet, Minn., to effect the capture of the
circus crowd who had been terrorizing
the small towns In Northern Minnesota.
Tho militiamen arrived there during tne
night, and when the circus train pulled
In the military surrounded it. The cir
cus people knew nothing of their pres
ence until today. Twelve of the circus
menvwanted for assault by the Sheriffs of
Cass and Hubbard Counties were arrest
ed and taken to Cass Lake, where they
will be tried. They made no resistance,
although most of thm were armed.
Doc Eaker, of Texas, who Is believed to
be the leader of the gang, was not found
so far as known here. The militiamen
returned to Duluth today.
Killed "With a Hlclcory Club.
BRANDENBURG, Ky., Aug. C The
horribly mutilated bedy of M s. Annie
Brunton. a widow 20 years of age, was
found on the Cedar Grove road this morn
ing. Blood stains on the fi-ge- of Mrs.
Bruntor.'s naphew, Jesse Durham, caused
his arrest, and he later confessed the
murder and was hurrrled to Louisville,
as a lynching seemed certain, Durham
killled Mrs. Brunton with a htckory cl'Jb
while they were returning f rem a church
wedding. He Is 27 years old, nnd re
cently left an insane asylum.
Tried to Control Nebraska. Grain.
OMAHA, Aug. 6. Attorney-General
Smyth has brought criminal rroceedings
against the 'Nebraska Grain Dealers As-
S A '
ju,.. j. M. Miller, 340 Enst Sixth and
"Weldler Streets, Portland, Cured ot
Severe Stomach Trouble and Ca
tarrh. Avoid Cure-AHs
In catarrh, as in other maladies,
Avoid blind doctoring: by patent
cure-alls. Get individual treat
ment for your individual ailment
nt the Copeland Institute.
from 1 to 5 P. M.
SUNDAYS From 10 A. M. to 12 M.
sociatlon, alleging that It is guilty of a,
conspiracy to control the sale of grain in
Nebraska. The complaint is divided Into
eight counts. E. H. Bewsher, secretary
of the association, was arrested and cltrd
to appear. Criminal proceedings are be
gun, as the defendant is an association
and not a corporation.
No Bloodshed in North Carolina.
CHARLOTTE. N. C. Aug. 0. No reli
ance Is attached to sensational reports of
bloodshed at Bayboro and Maiden, in the
alleged post-election riots, and stories af
other killings in North Carolina are liko
WILL RAISE RACEHORSES.
Large Stock Farm to Be Established
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6. The Chroni
cle states that James Butler, a New York
millionaire, will probably soon establish
in this state a stack farm at a cost of
$500,000. It will not be excelled by any
horse-hreeding establishment in America,
and will be under the management of
Tom Keating. While Butler's present
stable of pacera and trotters is a very
strong one, it Is the calculation to pur
chase half a score of the most promis
ing horses obtainable. These are all to
be shipped to California to be Wintered
and prepared for the next season
Tho stallion Direct was sent out hera
last year. He will be placed at the head
of the proposed breeding farm. Gayton
will also be retained for the California
venture. Butler Is so well pleased with
the showing of the pacers Bonnie. Direct,
Anaconda and Coney and the trotter Gay
.ton, that all preliminary arrangements
have been concluded for a campaign In
1S01 that will astonish old-time followers
of the grand circuit.
EIGHT-HOUR DAY DENIED.
California Planing: Mills Resist De
mands of Their 3Ien-
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6.-In all the
planing mills of San Francisco, Oakland,
Berkeley, Haywards,. San Jose and Smta
Clara there was posted today a notice
by 47 planlng-mlll owners to the effect
that the demand of mill hand3 for a
. jabor fl of e, ht hours
1 . ,... . .. ,!
will bj denied.
xne resolution 01 uie nuu jiujuis tu wuca.
only e,ght hour3 a day l3 to go lnto effect
mill hands to work
on jugust 12
Woodworkers are now putting in, ii
many of the mills, nine hours a day, anl
In others 10 hours a day.
"WAGE SCALE SIGNED.
Thirteen Hundred Iron-workers W1H
Go to Work.
PITTSBURG, Aug. 8. Word was re
ceived at the headquarters of the Amal
gamated Association of Iron, Steel and
Tin Workers today that the wage scaTo
has been signed by the Southern ra"
combine for all its mills In the South.
This means work for about 1300 men.
Bolivian Congress in Sesilon.
SUCRE. Bolivia, via Galveston, Aug. 6.
Congress opened today, the anniversary
of the independence of Bolivia. A cabinet
crisis and a vote of censure from Con
gress are expected this week, unless the
Ministers resign. The National bank ha3
commenced paying the shareholders a 5
per cent dividend, but the government
has interfered to protect the public hold
ers of notes.
Many Prizes for Germany,.
BERLIN, Aug. 6. Theodore Wolf wires
to the Berliner Tageblatt from Paris that
Germany will get more firsf prizes at the
exposltlon than any other nation. Ha
estimates the number at 250. Germany
will be first in Industrial, with 20 grand
prizes and 100 gold medals.
ATTENTION OF DELEGATES
To the Grand Army encampment at
Chicago, and others who contemplate
going East about that time. Is called
to the remarkably low rata offered by
the Rio Grande Western Railway. Au
gust 21 and 22, this road will sell round
trip tickets, Portland to Chicago, for
fil oo, passengers navmg tneir cnolce of
1 going either via Kansas City or Omaha,
ana reiurnmg me sime way, or via at.
Paul. By paying ?12 0 additional, pas
sengers may return by way of San Fran-,
The. Rio Grande Western is the only
transcontinental line passing througa
Salt Lake City -nnd Denver. A dav'igrt
ride up the Columbia River and throu'b,
the heart of the Rocky Mountains Is tho
prettiest and most desirable at this time
of the year no dust no heat-
For additional information annlv to
J. D. Mansfield. General Agent, 2C2 Wash-
lncton street. ForZUxziX, Qj",