WEEKLY OREGON STATESMAN, Friday, September u, -1000. SimfERiuG'-CF- TilE TEXANS RIIHtzry Antfccritlcs cf the State la Control of Galveston. VY03X Of RELIEF HAS COMMENCED Ab Appeal for Aid Issued bj the Com mlttee Awfnl Condition of the City ktporled OALVESTO, Ttxa. Spt. 11. Mar- or Walter C. Jones estimate the num ber of dead at Za), and lie is conser vative. Over 2300 bodies bare been taken out to sea. or buried In treui he. Other hundreds are yet to be taken from the ruins. These fiodies are now alt badly 'decomposed, and tbey are le Ing burled ! trenches where they are found. Of hem are Iielnjf burned In the debris where It can be safely done. There la little attempt at Idenfifica tlon. and U Is safe to say that there will never be a complete list of the dead. ' - Chief of Police Ketdmm is in of the work of burying the There are large, bodies of men charge dead. g.ig- ed in this work, tearing up the ruins and getting out Hie ronws, Several persons have already been hot. It is reported a soldier of Raf ferty's battery while patrolling the beach litis morning ordered a man to desist from looting., The .follow drew weaiton and the soldier shot him dead. The soldier was attacked by ; three other men; and he killed ail of them. T?e had J8ve 'cartridges hi Ids rifle, and each of them found a vic tim. It la probable that twenty-five In all have been shot. Some of these were-nor iot inning to naif wnen or dered to do so. Others were shot for Vandalism. The ruins of big brick buildings have net yet been Searched for dead, and there Is a larce number In them. A mass of ruMiish marks the site of the I .ilea Terrace bridge house. Here forty or fifty people were killed, and tlylr lKMlies are still in the ruins. The Oj-phans Home la totallydemoHshed. Xjrnety-two children and eleven nuns "Were killed. MANY VICTIMS. Honston, Tex.. Sept. 11. Editor O. O. Natl m. of the Vila eo World, bring Information .of the death of twent.v two persons hi art around Velasco. as the result of the storm. Seventeen re negroes. A EI. MCST WO UK. GALVESTON. Tex.. Sept. 11.- Some order I I icing brought out of chaos, and something like a systems-He at tempt is being made to clear the de bris aud 'remove the dead. Idlers are lielng pressed into wnlif at the .point of the bayonet and made to work, and the military cordon is In-iug drawn tighter ami tighter alM.iit .the place. f. very Horse and mule that was kfi In-the. city is in service. Supplies are coming in from Houston, mid the lirsl line of communication witli the outside -world -was olttatHHl ttlay, via Texas City. . I-irge ones are working on the railroads, and in a few days the peo pie of Galveston lielleve the situation -,wlll be greatly improvel. HL'LP SENT OUT. Houston. lex,. .'Sept. 1 1. -Another train over the International & Jr-at Northern- road left; Houston tonight. The train carrhil men. 'water, sup plies. Iuirt.il necessities and other tilings, or which Oie sufTerrs lu i;il veston are In the most urgent need. MASONS tilVE AID: St, IHiis. .Mo.; Sept. II. The Grand Recorder-, of the Grand Encampment. Knights Templar of the United States has Kent the following telegram, to night, to the lira nd Commanders of e-very state: "The recent storm in Texas has left numbers of ' our f raters in distress. Immediate relief is needed. Appeal to yqur enmmanderics to siid at on-e what' they can. Wire or send to Henry I?. Stoddard. Deputy Grand Master, at Galvestou, Texns.' APPEAE FOR AII Galvestin. Tex.. Sept. 11. The fol lowing statement of conditions at Gali vestoti' and the apical for ail is isi siietl by the 1hh1 relief committee: A conservative estimate of the loss of life Is that It will reach ::.: at kas ft.tMSi r.-imilieM are shelterles and wholly destitute. Tiie entire remiau der of I1m topulathii is suffering iij greater or less degree. Not a singl church. -" Nciion! or charitable instil u Hon. of which Galveston had3 .so many Is left Intact. Not a building escaped damage, and half of t lie wlio'e num ber were entirely -obliterated. There l InmiiMliate .net.il of 'clothing, food and household goods of all I ds. If nearby cities will ojMn asyl, :ns finr women 'and children, the sit ir.it ion will, lie greatly relieved. The roast eltles tdionld send us water s well a provisions. Including kertsene oil. gasoline and camlles. iSlgitedt W. C Jones. Mayor; M. 1-nsker, President Island Savings .Batik; J. D. Skiuner. 'President Cot ton Kxehange; j A It. Met Jaster, for ChamtHr of Commerce: 1L tl. Iswe,Ianager tialvestm News; Ctaretiee Owsley, Manager Galveston Trlbuue. i ENORMOUS LOSSES." ( Houston, Tex Sept. 11. latest es timates front the Post corresiondent. J'. S. Back, from Galveston, places the uumiier of dead at o.t. j ; The tail end of the West. 1 Indian storm, which deVastetU GalveStott striTt-k this city last night and today, making Itself jippareut lu tie heav iest rain ever recorded In ttf local weather office. In sixteen ho'qrs there was precipitation, 4.23 Inches t i GREATER HORKORS. Houston, Tex., Sept. II. The hor- rors of Sunday, jit Galveston, were as nothing compared with Monday's at tenpt to . bory the dead, 'but the ground was fnjl of 'water and it was Impossible to dig : trenches and the bodies were taken to sea for buriuL Ghouls have stripicd the dead bodies of Jewelry and articles of value. 1 "J CHICAGO JITES AID, ; Chicago, Hept. It-The citizens of Cbieacd have donated a trainioad of provisions and $15.tuo In money to the Galveston sufferers. The Chicago. Rock Island & Pacific has donated $44MN) and will haul a trainload of pro visions free. I , . MORE ASSISTANCE. New York. Sepfc 11. The Standard OU Company has sent JliMWi to Gov ernor Fa vers, for the Galveston suf ferers and the New York Merchants Association has raised $4STi. j - GOVERNMENT AID. Washington. Sep. -11. Acting Sec retary of War Meitleiolin today au thorized I the chartering of a special train from St. Ixmls, to carry quar termasters - and commissary supplies tt the relief of the destitute at Gal AT A CONVENTION. Jienver. Colo.. Sept. 11. The state Democratic -onvention today raised $!X0. In a few minutes, for the Gal veston sefferers. t. - ' BURIED AT SEA. Houston, Tex.. Sept. 11. G. I-u Russ, passenger conductor on iie interna tional & Great Northern Railroad Is .11110112 a party of refugees who have readied this city. Mr. Russ said to reiMirter: "I will not attempt to descnie.iue tiorror of It all; that is impossible When I left Galveston men armed with Winchesters were standing over bury- iog squads and atthe point of rifles coiuiM lliug- them to load tue corpses on drays to lo- hauled to barges on which they are towed into. the Gulf by tug and tossed Into the sea. --As I left I saw a Iwirge freighted with dead on its journey to the Gulf. i 'This manner of burial is iiiiera tire: the living must be protected now. . ( Mr. Ios" story was continued. Ad jutant General Scurry, wbo is now In Houston, states it as his opinion thai I tire stale militia will le caled out and sent to Gatvcslon to prevenl looting, vandalism and other lawless acts. MII.ITIA Dallas. Tex., CALLED OUT. Sept. 11. Adjutant General Snirry. who '.reached Galves ton last evening by loat from Holts ton. today sent a courier to ' Houston to notify the militia companies of tlie state tluit he would call on them for oetaiTs lor service in tSalveston. Cap tain RoacHe. of one of the Dallas In fantry comiwnies. was notified to hare men in readiness for orders. : Information leaks out tliat the hor rors of vantL-ilism and general looting have Im-cii started by the vicious and criminal element at Galveston. It is cxiwcted 1 t the city will be placed under martini law. RUMORS OOXFIIi.MEP HOUSTON. Tex.. Sept. 11. Details from the storm-swept district of Tex as hourly -disclose more heartrending features and 'confirm early rumors of 'one of the greatest catastrophes of lab' years. No wire communication is yp Mssjl!e with the- city ;of Galveston nnl the only definite news obtained so far has i-ome by tugboats and refu 1 In-re seems to 1k no ground for Hie Iiow that fuller details ' wouh sliow a reduction in the number of lives lost, and a .conservative estl mate is givn nt Iimhi dead, all Tiie procrty loss is. Krhaps, higher than at first given. totd even In the city of Galveston the dead are itciiig gathered up as rapidly as possible, taken to sea on -.barge anil there i consigned to their last resting places. This action is necessary to protect the survivors from pestilence and tli ground IS too wet to iM-rmit of digging graves. Ghouls have begun their work, ami ttodies are ling stripiKMl of their valeiibles. 'Relief trains are hnrrvlng forward with supplies as rapidly as jMissible, Outside Galveston smaller towns are lieglnuiug to send reports as tele graphic communication improves, and many additions to the list of dead and property losses are- receivd. Rich m.iltil 2ilil 1 1 It i-hiN Mk -i..i rmuirt 11 live lost. Tahwna. Arcadia. Velasco. Seabrooke. PM-lleville. .Vrcola and many other towns have from one to eight dead. . lu most of these places many Ihmiscs have been totally destroyed, and thousands of head of-livestock killed The railroads alone will suffer mil lions or dollars in actual damage, to say nothing Of the loss from stoppage of business. The International, V Great ' Northern and iSante i'e have mil of track waslwd out. and tlie bridges iinini-t Ing Galveston with the mainland must Ie entirely rebuilt. STILL AT SEA. Idaho Politics Are Still as Badly Mix ed as Ever. IVoise. Ida.. Sept. 11.- Senator Allen is ai van i wen lonigur. Where lie was A 1 A . (A' Held to deliver an address. There Is no light on the fusion matter which he Is understiMxl to have come to Idaho to look after. Tlmse who went with him to Mountain Home have not re- turneil. and no information of anv thins having been done has readied here. PEACE AND HARMONY. A LLI ES TR EAT EAC1 1 OTHER WITH GREAT COUEBFESY. A Chrsh in Pekin. Between the Pow ers, -Will"-Be Caused by Diplo mats, Not Soldiers. SIIAMiHAI. Sept. lo. tpyright, lOtM. by tlie AssiH-iatetl Press). The Taku steamer which has arrived here brings reiwrts of tins latest events in Pekin. These advices are to the f fect that the greatest harmony pre vails among tlie officers of tlie allies, who treat each other with extreme courtesy, and that tlie soldiers are liv ing as though uiemlters of one army. Late arrivals say that if any clash occurs during the occupation of Pe kin; It will be brought ou by the dip- lomats in Europe and not by the sol- uiers in tue neio. - The, pjareb rbrough the- palaea wa - t - . : , . .- J - 4 Historical evrui, rrj aiuij- am reiresentetl. The ; Russians b?d and the troops of other nationalities fol lowed in the onler previously report ed by cable. 'Each regiment of Amer icans who participated in the relief of Pekius was represented by about lot ineu. General Chaffee. General Barry and other officers leading. A Russian band and the Sikhs liagpipes played National airs while the troops tiled through the grounds and build ings. There were many eunuchs at tached to the palace , remaining, and tbey stood by looking as though they were attending a fuueraL Tbey were evidently deeply huwIHated.- After the procession, which began to move at 8 o'clock in the morning, and was an hour and a half in iass ing through '- the grounds, a party of civilians including the legatiou ladies and some i prominent missionaries, were admitted. ; Tea -was served to them, and tlie palace was inspected. The mot nuiarkable featnres of the buildings are said to In tlie gilded ex terior staircases, carved from single stones with; dragons, lions and other ornaments. The Empress lied is trimmed, with solid gold. After the InsiKftlon, tlie palace gates were again cioseti ami no oije was permu ted to, enter the'groeuffs. The jrtKfs arrived lwy-e and are for warded to Pekin as fas as they land. The Ministers remain jin Pekin. Tlie city has leeii entirely looted except the palace, and auction smiles tf lot lu which valuable silks, furs and bronxes are the principal articles, are held daily. The chief bidders at thtse sales are army otJiecrs.' The newspaier corresHndents had a. eontrovei'sy. witn me omcers, who it first propowil that no eorresiwiud- euts should be admitted to Hie palace with the procession, but the press representatives wen finally a!lowd to ais-onqsiny the troops. The Chinese forts at Tie Sang, near Taku, are - still undisturbed. The British made a reconnaissance in that vicinity, but the British commander ays he will remain passive unless lie is attacked, when he must fight in order to preserve his sclf-resiiect. The Russians are expected to attack soon, out they lack sumclcut artWery for .their purpose. A Russian scout ing party was niown up iy a mine near the fort and several of its mem bers were killed. The commanders of the Chinese forts at Che I'oo are greatly disturb ed by" reports that the Germans pro pose taking tlie forts, and they are threatening to defend thcui-to the end. Tlie heavily-manned Krupps in the foreign settlement will lie destroyed if the light occurs. The -United States lmttloship Ore gonarrived at Woo Sung today. She dcamed at good speed throughout the trip. Her officers say she is in per fect condition for the present, though repairs of a tcuqiorary character have been made. PHOTOGRAPHS ON THE SKIN. One May Carry a Picture of a Friend ' L'lKiu His Flesh Terjietually. A scientific discovery is Ism ml to lie picturesque and interesting, and must; attract-, universal attention. A Rou manian chemist named Dinkeresco ilscovered a means of combining tlie snbstauces which are useil In 'sen'sb tiding paper for photographic purposes so that tliey can Im-a-pplhsl to the hu man cuticle without, injuring it, ami the skin thus lie made a sensitive plate for fhe printing of photography. Dinkeresco s rcmarkahlo discovery is a combination of photography "and the etching process, and that 'to some extent the. image is "bitten" into tin cuticle At any rate, the impression is per-! rear manent. the image tim t. and the skin a five, but really a is clear and s tint made a sort of sensi paper. The impression does no! away with the change of the tissues ami tlie renewal of the siiiT.arc of fhe skin liecause the substances or changes whii-li have been produced liy the pro ess of photography are renewed ac cording to the niiMlilicat ions produced by the "biting' process, just as those of a tattooed outline jirc. Ami 'what ever the iiiH-haiiii-al means employed, the results are remarkable. By 'this means every human being Imm-ouics a sort of photograph album. The- like nesses of his friends, landscaoe "'views asxM-i.-iled with his childhooil tir with significant events in his life, lmrtraits of the creat men and hetroet whom lie admires ami many other things may t rcnrodtli-eil Iwaotifnllv an,; permanently on his surface. NAME GOES WITH LAUNDRY. 'Ilello. where's hit old friend Hung Lung?" askinl a -man as he as cended into a South Clark basement laundry with a bin o.-ickace of wash. ing under his arm. say the Chicago Chronicle. "Me Hung Lung." -mildly said the Celestial Iteliiml the counter. "No. you're nof. I've known Hung i long time, and you can t work any game like that on me." "Me buy laundty." "Oh. you houglit out the Iaundrv. hare you? Well, that hasn't got any thing to do with what I was talking iitMiut. I waneil to know Lung." " "Me Hung Lung." "What the dickens you talkin about? huh you i knew Hung." ie ouy lamidiv and loir iin. Lung alio same time. Me afle same tiling i.nng. Oh. you bought Hunz Luucr's on i. wnen you iKinght tim. laundry, dhl fun : leu. mat s light. Me Hunz Luua "Name just goes with Iaundrv huh: Weil,' that's a new one. TRA ON CHILD-LABOR. Scores of towns in the Southern sfab-s are. Kecking to attract capital ist by advertising tlie atenee of nr..- legislative restrictions ; lator in their state, sav the 1oT..v- national Monthly. When the chHd fell of Southern factory towns are re clalnoMl from ; brnorance and nmnx. ture decay. It will not Is through th efforts, of the so-i-alled trpier classes, tint through the Ktrrnnnn Hr),tl.,.r t the worklnsr cLi unions. I , ; i Ita Kjad Tw Haw Kmn Zczi HIGH PRICE fOn HOPS i growers Jake more bopetcl tiiax IX THE FAST. !!-",: Coofldnc of . Sccarlnc RemancrotiT Price I nrowlif-Ilainin of Big Offers. - 1 I From Daily Statesman, Sept. 12.) "The- confidence of hop growers. In receiving higher prices fur their pro duct than are now beaig -offered, ''.is growing stronger every day, and the reports coming from ail parts of the world where hops are grown would seem to justify their lielief. There were reports In circulation yesterday, of offers "having lieen made alsire 15 cents or individual crops, but in quiry at the offices of a uumiier of dealers failed to substantiate the rum or. The dealers all said they would pay 13 cents, but were hot, anxious to buy for a while. They t want to wait until the hops are in the bale, ami the bales counted and ; the quality as certained liefore they buy Tiny large quantity at a price exceeding 13 cents. The following excerpts taken from papers published In the various hop growing districts of tlie world indicat ing the condition of fhe crop and the state of the market will Is of interest to hop growers. Chehalis, (Wash. Bee: Thirteen cents has lieen offered this week for hops at Chehalis but the offer does not find as iiimy ready takers a. 12 cents did a week or two asro. Heiiriot Bros. of. Cowlitz sold 1.".mi ouml to Rose at that price. LllieiitU.il at tempted to secure options for a few days on V bale a 15 cents, but growers would not gPve options miles considerable money was put tin. In addition to tlie contracts mentioned last week and the Ilenriot contract the following sales have Jwcn made: Ed. Klause, 1 1.IWO iHiunds; Herman Young.. 1(MMK poumR to Neis at 12 cents; Job ti O. Dos. Kt ivjimds t Xeis at Wj cents; Sam and J. Senn "skio pounds to Rose at 12 cents, l'icklng eoninieiH-ed in a few yards in Lewis county this week. It will lie general in this section Monday -wbeu Dobsou. YoiHig. Diniiiliop, Elans. Haz.ard and Tratiim nvill commence. ! Wheatland Cab. Four Corners Seiit. 1. M. II. Durst s;iys of the liops In Washington: In -Washington. Ch lialis was the only point visited. Thb is tlie center of a hop growing district oi some .sum naies output. I lie crop on the isiles liMiked bright, clean and promised a good yield iierhaps lo jer cent, more than in 1WK. At this writ ing the Indications are-as follows: A shortage in California of 15.mmI bales 1-roin England tlie latest advices by cable report and weather condition promising fairly satisfactory, with n liable estimates of yield of 440.0UP ewts.. for 1!SM1. Tlie official return of the IH'Ki cifn puts it at ri7n.os ewt. ImiHirts into Great Britain for last year ' were under 45.(nmj bales against lio.fxm bales for IS! is. Taking it a a whole, it looks, as if growers might count on fairly good prices for this seasons crop of choice quality. OtsBgo (N. Y.) Republican: Hop picking Is now in full blast. Reports are to the effect tJiat In new yards, or yards Mint have lieen frhoroughly eul- irvaieu, the yield Is fully as large-and in some instances much larger than last year. .Old and lvoorly cultivated yards are very light, however. We learu of no sale since our last issui Pve-w ,iork Journal-Bulletin: The strong tone of. the market- Is maintain ed, the feeling in New York state UXMI crop being particularly firm, and some of tlie growers, it is rciwrtiil. are b ginning to talk of 2t cent hops. Last i. . , ... rains in ureiron. wnic i. it was feared, might cause mildew, appear to have been too light to have any affect. telegrams just . received stating that i tie crop is doing well and will turn out. alnntt 75.IWO bales. Nothing new was report I'd from England today. onronta IN. Y.) Herald: Picking ha begun in many yards. The quality is uniformly good and with proper care in picking and drying there should In ho irouoie in securing top prices. A rew sales as liiglu a 1., cents have been reported, but even at that figure growers are not anxious to sell. A well informed local dealer estimates the state crop tlFis year at rs 1.000 idles. which is a. large reduction from last year s crop. sv-iionarie i.. Y.I Republican: Tin iiumptirey - soeiiunjr or -which there are several yards throtish the rallev. iiave leen gatJiered and vork in tlie later varieties begins today. The Hum pnreys snow a hue color and rich quality this year, and the yield 1$ equal to and in some cases si ightlv exceeds that of a year ago. Fifteen cent lias 'been offered for at least one lot. Put -we learn of 110 sales at this writing. I ho M YiWj Haw Alws Bougr WANT TIIE MINES. Mexico eek a Settlement with Mrs. f.race aluable Priqiertie. x -. Syracuse. N. v.. Sept. 11. -Two prnu- inent lawyer or the Citv or Mexrco i.ui ue la isarra and t raiii-is.-o Oreil I 1....... r .1 j. hhc mr iiir puriise of-con ferring with -Mr.' Mary D. Grace re ga ruing tier silver mine in tlie state of Durango, Mexico. Tliey have come to arrange a final settlement with Mrs. itrace. 1 he proorty Is valued bv uiiiiliig experts at anywhere from $1 Mi to 912.mio.imn. .Mr,. f;race is the principal of the Tompkins School here, and has leen upMirting herself wniie seeking to recover the mines in wnicn she neeaine Intcresteil In 1SS2. at wnicn time. she lived In San Fran cisco. - , I he mines are now bein? worked .. .1 11.... . . . m . ' I uiin no- iMii(uii in ore uas neeii con- tracteii for by Ouggeiiheirner Brothers, or .w iork. miey nre bankers who e:u in silver. William J. Grace, eldest son of Mrs. Grai-e. is In charge of the mine. He was superintendent when (he property ww iHM-n irom sirs, urace by Mexi- '" no nave neni it ror the past eveu yearn. 1 ne nunc are situated near me village of Nombre de Dios. aooio injo nines norm of tlie City of Jir-A 111 . ; . Itefore Mrs. Grace was dist-an.wt by Spanish claimants under 1 1 IP nrfl.k i a iiiioor courr a iiteit an.t ideteoulfTt of mining machinery worth ucany minion dollars had leen In. stalled. The mines tlieniselves earnetl mi onnay. -,ine. property come back- to sir. Grace stripiied of most of its vaiuaiue inacninery. Even the mules Bears tli , j9 which drew the ore ears were taken away. The pumps were smashed, the tuuePer was destroyed, and evei-yr. thin? that could Ik done to Wreck the projierty was done by ttie Mexicans when 1hey J found that they could not longer hang on to the property. ITALY WANTS PEACE. READY TO BEGIN NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE CHINESE. Evacuation of Pekin to '.Follow the Opening of Pea ee Negotiations To Protect the Empire. ' IXNDON.' Sept. 11, A special dis patch from Rome says the Italian cab inet has decided to initiate immediate negotlaTToiis with China. It will form ulate demands for an indemnity' and if they are- accepted Italian Interven tion will be eonsHlcred terminated and no propoals tending to further war fare in China will be considered. BASIS FOR Pawls, Siiit. 11. A PEACE. iqieclal liatcli from Rome says that the Italian Min ister of-Foreign Affairs, Marquis Vis contl Veuosta, has Addressed to; fhe Powers a note proposing negotiation with Oliina on the following basis: First The evacuation of Pekin as koou as the peace preliminaries have iMH'll wiglHHl. StHwid The participation and sup port of the Powers in enabling Cliina to contract alone to pay the indemui tleu. Third The ina iiifenance of the in tegrity of the Chinese Empire by the collective eiigagemeut' of tin; Powers. JAPAN IS READY London, Sit. 11.. The Tokio eorres IMiiideut of the Times, wiring Septem ber S!h. says: Japan lias' replied that she will not object to the withdrawal of her Minister from Pekin and to the other measures, recommended by the concert of INiwers and since her gio-graphh-al position enables the prompt adotion of th necessary military ineaKures she Is willing to withdraw sujK-rfluous triKips. I According td trnstiwortliy rumors Russia i preparing to Winter 15.MH) troops at Chi 11. ANOTHER EXPEDITION. Taku. Sept. M, via Shanghai. S JO.'llie cxiM'dition to Pao Ting will leave on Friday. Jt is mule Sis follows. British, two regimeiit t. u hp f cavalry, a battery of horse artilldry ami jtnt inrantrj; Italians, ltUKi; J;jp anese, jsi; Russians, uuu, and Amori cans, iMH). FOUR THOUSAND. die Foo, Sept. S, via Shanghai, Sept 10. 1 lie I'ao ling J-11 evpeditiou leiv ing today numbers 4UU0 men. EFFECTIVE BIRD LAWS. r rmn many iarts of. New Enghiud this sumtjier conn's the news tliat jlu ong bird.i sii'in to be more in eviit' fiui than tliey have Imm-ii for many ye:rs; An old Rangcly guide said receipt ly tliat'it was hardly within his recolk-v tion of tlie past 2 years that the bird - 1 nan fSH-n so aiiiiiui.iiit or of so iu:iny sjmhmcs as there may be seen t!h is year. In the want of any other reason fp aei'ount lor the welcome change ii iceni fair, to asume that the New r.,-. .-1 .i ... . ' . .. .. i . r.ni.-iiiii laws lor. inc. protection ol -in. sectivorous birds are iM ginning to li(ivi some efl'iH-t. j ORDERED TO WITHDRAW. LI IIU.NG CHANG INSTRUCTED To P.EtHN HIS LABORS. Emieror of China Sends Ilim to Capitol for the Purpose of Se curing Fence, with Powers.. the WASHINGTON. Sept. 11. Minister Wit hits received a cable dispatch from Earl Li Hung Chang, giving an Tmper ial edict sigiieil by tlie Emperor, ilir- ei'ling him to proceed immedialelv to PckJn ami there to co-operate with Prince ' filing toward iM-ace negoiia- tioiis and a set tleiiient of Jill war dif ficulties. -The edict is dated Auztist 7Ii3n Acisinlingly. Li Hung Chang ask that th I'owers co -om-ralf in l n'oidins: him iM-i-sona! protc-t ion. lie probably' will leave Shanghai at once, going to sea. Sir Robert Hart.' Imper ial Minister of Custom, has . been askd to proline steamer .K-comino.li- lions for the trip. Minister Wu will probably gunboat use. ask that a United Stab Ih desighateil for Earl LI ORDERED TO WITHDRAW. Iondon. Sept. 11. Fni nee has form ally adhered to the Russian orooosal to withdraw front Pekin lo Tien Tsln. A representative of the . AssociaU-d Cress learns, on iimiiiestiouable auth ority, that telegraphic, instruction sent from Paris and St. Petersburg to M. Pichoii and M. de Giers. respective ly, the .Ministers of France and Ru sia at Pekin. directing both Ministers, in conjunction with General Frev and Llnowitcli. to take measure to with draw the legations and militarv. eon tiugeiit of lioth countries, of Tion Tsin llJlliK-diatelv. if circumstance Twrmit Diplomatic circle in, Limdou an Inclined to IieJicve that this step will lead 10 slmil.-ir action on the part of the I luted States and Japan, and that while Germany may liold out uiitil Field Marshal Count von Waldersee irrives 111 China, she will ultimatelv acquiesce. lea ring Creat Britain little choice. -but to follow suit. IS IT TRUE? lindon, S-pr. 11. A dispatch from Nagasaki. Japan, says It is renorted . . . . - . mere unit the . Iowager Kmnre o." iuina uas mn eanturetl lv tlu tint. sians at Johol (?). ' ; WArlir.UTON CORRESPONDENCE. rWArNrWWAWAPMWk I From the Newspaper Correspondence Division of E. G.jSiggers.) Professor Galloway, of the. Agrh-ul- tural Deartiuent, Sis-aks with eiithu siasm of the displays ami the advane in the florists art howu at tlie expo sition of the SK-iety of American Florists in New York,; which he at- tendiMl as representative of tlje gov ernment. To show tlie ImiKirtauce of the industry be presented some sur prising ngures. Tliere are more than SMKM) commercial florists In the United States, representing an la vested, cap-' ltal of $llXsMHrt and fcri annua! frhde of ?27,7oJ,tXNJ. The -Insurance com panies carry risks on 13,02.i,7ia square feet of, glass uiwd tin- hotliouses of the florists in this couutry. "Last vear 70,mn ; square feet of glass 'was broken by hail. . The liuurlier of cut roses Sold annually in the United States tls estimateil at Iimj.oihmniii valued at $'.htn),tt; 1(nmmnmm,m car nations, valued at I,(mm,oini; violets, -7,i.otM,iMio. valueil at 7."SMitB; chrys anthemums 5),ixm,mn, valued' r.t JVm. IN.N1. - . 1 The Treasury Iepartmeut has ih cidl a case of much Interest to l-or-poratious, relative to Mi e powers of the secretaries thereof to sign custom ' house lionds as owners. The Deparl liient directs that where tlie secretary of a conwratlon, claiming to act bv a special autlioriKJitioii of the boaril of directors, makes, the owner's decla ration, lie shall lie required to state that he Is a stockholder in tlie corpo ration. When, however, it ;iiim-.h that the secretary lias authority by law to bind tlie corhralion eijruhV with Hie other duly qualified prluej, pal otlicers. he may ulisril- to ihe owner's declaration as freely as Uny, providej he produces coiiies of " the charter or articles' 'of Ucoi-oraiioii re lied on to confer such authority. Despite tlie constant bragging: of onr British cousins in regard to the greater safety of railway travel ju tireat Britain, and the almost universal-admission in this country Htm such is i'lie fact, official British ,t'n. tisfics show that the loss of life t emidoyHs Is twice as jeat there a lu te. The Britisli railways are al most entirely without - safety apj,i,. an ccs, .-for coupling and. uin-oiiiriiiS car, for iustam-e. Parltaiiieiit lias now pasKi-d a law conqK-llin tliest. to be ailoptinl witiiiu a reasoiiahle time and it is hood that the ratio will In reduced at lcist to the Amer ican one. This city is of course the .Mecca." where every crank is rr to bring his devices for the ' Improvement of the world and force them, umiu ih,'" unwilling but helpless heads ,,r Gov ernment. Some of the hli-A serious ly advanced are truly annalltmr. Th. latest Is-rroiii a t'alifornta man who. signs himself "Professor" and w.nit the (bivcrumenr to back hiiri in build ing a iK-lt railway all around the'' Ullitlll States. Tite "Professor" iu- iptires of "Attorney General Siuiiir' wheilier j it advisable to delay the progress of this work until afle'r the next session of the United states'' legislature? The professor sefms P think that railways are built for the fun of it, and not for the purpose of prolit. Turkey ha again revived I be pro position to pay the missionary claims Nmliiig against her .under cover uf a contract . for a cruiser .to be bv.il I in Ihe United. States'. Secretary Hay h;ix replied, with anofiier "ultimatum" -demanding the .-immediate payment of t'TTe money. Nearly all of the old brown ariillery Mvilcr in the United Slates is cx-Iei-teI to be used up during target practice at the sea coasts fortification within the next month or two. 'The War Department has issued instim- -tiotis that all the S. p and . 1-.'4cli guns and all EMuch inott.iN shall be worked at most jioints. , .tlioiigit In .a few -i-ase .Hrmissiou has been grant- - ed to coiilijie firing to gnils of on ca liber. 1 Coniin.-imler Tiller. IT. S. N.. has re porled 10 the Navy Department in regard, to the moiiuiuellt iled'n-aled bi , memory of the .-America n and Britisli -dead -who fell in the shore. 1 engage-'", inents in Samoa in April. tS!!. ' The olliceis and men of the cruiser Phila delphia and also of several lirllisir ships contributed to purchase- tie lueiijorial stone, the hind having Iwen given liy t.eliii.niv. I he stone weijfh tons and-was btunrlit in Now Son'h Wale. It is surrouiided by a liaiul- some railing, and the (b-rmaii Gov- rnipctit is pledged lo cause ij'ie pros- (M'ct to In? kept oiieii to the sea. Uncle Sam may be said to have ner- maiiently decided in favor of lips. Recently the Controller of tlie Treas ury, after mature consideration. passed a charye of twenty-live cents, tip to a Pullman imrter, and now lie has again passed a chanre of lo ex pended in tin to stevedores bv the . assistant director of Tfie A iiiei'ii:i 11 ir- hihit at the Paris Kxposit ion. The latter state that .-1 loi.-mtu- ..r .,..,ij lay on he wharve of New' York, coh- signetl lo the '.Exposition, aii'l the stevedore sliowiil a 'disim-liiia t ion tf handle them. He exoemle,! l..i lo in lieing "a .goo. I. fellow." as lie ex - ' ?resscs it. .and ffM. goods were prompt ly . 'handled. Ho could obtain 110, re- euipr ror Ihe money thii' said if the Covernm'eiit wer ing to refund it he would up to "patriotism." pen! .in I not will charge It tJetieral Joseph W1ieler,' in coai icand of the Department of the Lakes, with licadquarter at Chicago, will be retired on Mottday, September 1", 011 -account of llie!ageIiinit. On that day General Wheeler will b.iil years old. and he has 110 option about re tiring, a the law which regulate-this, ina tier provide that an j-rniv oflh-cr I. permittiMl at r, but "retires-involuntarily 'at 1W. He will probahlv 1 succeeded by ;eiieral ChalTee. Spain will no longer be tw hind tlie times. In fact, she will hereafter if distinctly ahead of them, the giieen , Ecgetit Iiaving' signe.1 a- Idecree. es tablishing the use of -dockji ' jtuiahered. from 1 to 21 hours Instead of the nsnal 12 hour form. : in all oflidal hirtmeiits. Midnight "will be - Iff clock and noon 12 o'clock The controversy -over the adoption of a typc-of field gun ty the. United States has. reultei in ifeneral .Bnf-i titigton's decision lM-ing overruled, ami In a general couitotition of all types whose owner desire lK-iiig ordered held within the next four months. .Ml gun must te of .'Much cablier aiff have lixcil ammunition. The test will Ik? coniiM'titive. - Fine prifYting. Statesman Job OfHce. ROUTINE WORK. The Stale 1-and P-oard held n brief stssion at the enp- Ifoly yesferdaj-. when a la rg" amount of routine business, that had aecuniu- lattHl. .was diposd of. !M MnvtHir mi Lcimi i bat ta baraalraa mm rmmnmt fall. Ra f MKS. M. ItOWAN'. H ttt M ilwa..k--. Wl. DEAFNESS CURED,; or nj6 pay. O.'H. HO WAN, - Milwuuktc, Wis.