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Outlook in Stricken India
THE CHOLERA RAVAGES ARE TEARFUL
Number Dependent 1'piiii Ki-llef tiitrtnn-
luic Drouth IMrllully Itrokrii, Hut
Itiijiiioiiliiiiii, (Itircnit mill On-
trill Imlln Wltliniil Kiiln.
A London, .Inly 10 dispatch says:
Tho secretary of state for lndlii, llco.
Hamilton, has received the following
from the viceroy of India, Lord Curon
"The rainfall has been fairly genrial
this week hi Koinbay. Dcecu'n, liciur.
Khaildclsll, the central provinces of
the (lungctle plain and the PutiJ ib, 1ml
has been iniich helow the average for
these traetN except in southern Dee
can. Utile or no lain has fallen In
Kajapootaria, (iuciat and central In
dia. "The cholera mortality continues
high in llomhay. The May mortality
there was appalling. The 'number of
persons receiving relief is tl.Ol.l.imo."
The governor of Itomhay tclcginphs
to the foielgn olllcc as follows:
"There are MU'.'u deaths from chol
era and H..lo:j fatalities in the famine
district during the last week in June.
The total deaths anions the number
on the relief works in the Itrltish dis
trict were S.3LM. The number on tin.
relief list is increasing rapidly in con
sequence of the drouth. The number
of gratuitous relief Is increasing
throughout the affected districts."
OREGON SAFE AT CHEE FOO
Battle H!ilt Hiiiiii to by llorlixil at Kurc,
The navy departmental Washington
has been Informed that the Oregon
has arrived at, ('lire Kim, ,v Captain
Rodger of the Nashville, wim made a
frying trip from his station at Chee Foo
out to the scene of the grounding of
the Oregon, thirty-live miles northwest
of the port The Oregon wilt start for
Kurc dock, Japan. The dispatch con
vey direct information that uli .1.
-.. ..... ,,. 1111111 uiiii.11111 mat w
munlcatlou is again open wi
Foo. The Oregon will be
about three months.
Nnflor Injuries In u Kiimmiiy,
An accident or a serious nature oc
curred at Crete Saturday evening. Mrs
Chcmellcr and Mrs. Ilnucoviskv ami
MlssSoeheek wore in a buggy on the
main street when the horse look f,.jg,t
at ballon and ran wil.llv down the
street. On suddenly turning a corner
the buggy was overturned, tlnwing
out the occupants. Miss .Soebeel ,,
was broken and one of Mrs. Cl,cinlier
m.gcrs was DioUen. The horse
wirown on its bach mid
"III Curiiiii Production.
In compliance with an agri .cut
aigncd by tcprcscntntiies of the mills
ofrall Kiver. Mass., toenail produc
tions for four weeks dining the sum
nirr, several mills have suspended oper
ations, wi,,.,, tlll, ,.,.,., ,J n
full operation, neraly .ii.timi en.pl..Vees
w ilbe alVeetc.l. The stoppage of ma
li.lneryisductothc lack of demand
fr print cloth.
Wiimiin Coiniiill. Suicide.
Tljii wife of John Sehlitt. a Kussinn
res den, of Nelson. Neb. commit!?,'!
m telle by hang.ng herself In the barn.
1 ho body was discovered about 7:110 t.
n. and had apparently been hanging
bout two hours, she had been in the
'isyluuiutUneoln for some time, hav
ing returned home about two months
-h". one was about lift v-tlvo
Otimhit Mnn Arreted.
'. I' rank Nei
'Ween, eighteen vii-c..r
Po, a sta.up dealer In On,aha.was a.
raigncl before rl,cd Slit.s
nlssioner at New York charged with
having used cancelled two-een. Man
for mailing liters ami with being,
;iuBtvefrl,n,J,,Hil,v. It is undcrs.on
. w,,,i,rs are on tiieir
him back to Omaha.
way to take
Urrnit Appeal fr .t(,.
nev. Mr . I. rcase. who is treasurer of
the interdenominational missionary re
ef committee i India, the Chris,,,,,
of 8100 000 from the n.llt.f flI t ,
cx,H.ndedln the famine districts where
ieediHl?"1" " Jl,,,B,IU,Mt' il " '""'t
Keep ItobcrU Hi,,,,..
Small parties of lloers continue to
hurtiss Lord Uoberts, threatening his
So,! ,ft,,::ns',,ort,iVo" m.,,i.
cation. 1 ho burghers arc unusually
act ve both in (range F,-ee SlnU, ,
in e'Jransyaal. It is said that Mr.
Mollis, Air-erlean consul at Loureno
Marque., has been recalled because of
bin being well known as a pro-lloer.
Charee.l With NtllliiK l.,,r.
Lafayette Allen was arrested at
Halgler the other day charged with
Belling Intoxicating liquor without a
license. A search of his premises re
vealed a quantity of intoxicants.
Weulthy Mini 11 Suicide.
Andrew Harding, a wealthy land
owner ot Cass and Morgan counties,
committed suicide by banging himself
in a barn at tlio home of hi son, John
Harding, four mile south of l'hlla
delphlu, CiiR county, 111, Ho was a
pioneer of Cabs county, sovonty-flve
llt Kill Mmir.
At Chlcngo the thermometer regis
tered over 00 degree till day the Fourth
and eight deaths und four prostrations
have been reported.
NEWS IN BRIEF.
Heat caused nine deaths in Chicago
'''I"' finiernl of Stephen Crane, tlio
actor, took place at New York.
President McKInlcy think stories of
Chinese massacres arc exaggerated.
The lire at the Standard Oil plant in
llayonne, N. J., I fast burning Itself
United States army otllclals have Is
Hiied formal orders for the dispatch of
more troops for China.
Charles Leroy, a prominent clti:en
of California, committed suicide on a
Santa I'e train at Juliet. 111.
At Wichita. Ivan., during a quarrel,
Douglas Walker w.is shot and killed
by his hrother-iii law, Albert lloyle.
James Shaw ami llcrshal Doolc, farm
hands, woe struck by lightning while
working in the harvest Held In Kdward
Miller farm, one tulle south of W1I
liamsville. III., and killed.
Seven bodies of victims of the Ho
boken II, e were iceovercd Saturday
from the steamship Saale. Thl makes
the total number of bodies recovered
ll.'l. Over I. i;t persons are still miss
ing. A tornado, accompanied by a cloud
burst and hall storm, vept over Kal
amazoo, Mich., ami a conservative es
timate places the damage resulting at
810(1.00(1. The storm lasted half an
William Carney, an unknown farm
er living two utiles east of (Jrafton,
Neb., lost two line horses In the last
few days and the third one Is sick. It
Is supposed they were poisoned by eat
ing some kind of weed.
Walter J. Travis of the Oakland and
Harden City golf clubs, New York, is
now the amateur golf champion of the
l' tilted States He won this title by
defeating Flnlay Douglass, who was
champion two years ago,
An oil tank southwest of Lima,
containing M.1.000 barrels of oil, w.
II red by lightning and will bo a total
loss. Hundreds of men are bunking
earth walls around the tank to preven
the spread of the lire when it is shot.
The I'tiltcd States auxiliary cruiser
Mayllower, Commander Duncan Ken
nedy, with the lion. C. II. Allen, gov-
i-rniir ui i-orio uico, on Hoard, has ar
rived at New York- from San Juan.
HovernorAllcnlson a brief visit to his
The yacht of James Corrlgan was
capsicd in Lake K,ic olf Cleveland
during a squall and the wife and three
daughters of James Conigan, a daugh
ter of John Corrigau, and a grand
daughter of James Corrigau were
The sheet steel combine ouicials and
the Amalgamated association came to
gether at Pittsburg, Pa., and signed a
compromise sheet scale. The basis
will be the same as last year on a n
cent cud rate. About 1.1,0(10 men are
a If ec ted by the settlement.
A total of Iss entries has been re
ceived for the fourteen classes which
will comprise the program of the trot
ting meeting given by the Windsor
driving park association at Windsor,
Mid, The feature of the meeting is
match race between John It. (ientry
and Joe P.itelieu
Christiana Jensen of Vt Point
nearly met her death at the hands of
her disappointed lover. Will Hart,
while. Intoxicated, called upon Miss
Jensen, and upon her refusal to marry
I1I111, Heed Hvc shots, one of which
gra.cd her temple, causing a wllglit
abrasion, Hart is lodged in the coun
Notices have been posted In the plato
mills of Moorhcad llros. atSharpsburg,
Pa., announcing that beginning July
!, there will be a 'Jo per cent reduction
In wages throughout the mill. Km
ploycs of the mill were told that in
order to meet competition and con
tinue in operation the cut was neces
sary. The roof over the covered walk of
the western entrance to the union
station at Pittsburg. Pa., collapsed and
injured six persons. The framework
for a distance of KM feet fell on the
pavement and completely burled the
Ft. Wayne, Pittsburg and Hirmlngham
traction tracks. A number of persons
had narrow escapes from being buried
under the splintered timbers.
The court-martial convened at Ma
nila, for the purpose of hearing the
charges against Colonel James S. Pettit
of the Thlrty-llrst volunteer infantry,
who was accused of violating tlio
sixty-second article of war, In making
an arrangement with President Mcdell
ofZamboanga for the capture of Juan
liamos and who wai afterward trans
fcrrcd to Mcdell and killed, has brought
in a verdict of acquittal.
Fred Swihart, a farmer living sev
eral miles northeast of Humboldt,
Neb., had a narrow escape from death
the other day. While assisting in the
harvest Held he attempted to stop a
frightened team of mules attached to
a binder and was thrown In front of
the sickle. His right arm was caught
and literally torn to pieces, the bone
being cut through in two places above
the elbow. He was dragged thirty
feet before the team was stopped, ft
Is feared that the victim Is also injured
The sad new of the sudden death of
Miss Violet Newell, daughter of Sen
ator Newell of Plattsmouth, caused by
being thrown from a horso while visit
ing at May wood, has been received,
the body will bo taken homo for burial.
The other afternoon a locomotive
on tliu Burlington, when about two
miles from Fairmont, set 11 to nimnf
tlftcen acres of wheat belonging to II. '
V. Uico, and also to six acres of oats '
ocongingto ai. Shoemaker, dohtroy
ing both pieces.
Japanese Officials Hurrying
Troops to China,
OVER 60,000 MEN TO BE LANDED
Tlirie Formliliibln I'ropurwtlom Vlf-weil
Hy IliMnln, (li'riniiiiy ami I'miico In
llnfmoriililo Uglif- The Pinpreit
Omtaccr Allvo -Otlior Nomi.
. London, July 11, dispatch says;
Che Foo correspondent of the Im
press, telegraphing Tuesday, says:
"The Japanese force is equipped with
thirty-six heavy mortars and I 'JO Held
guns, and has pontoon and balloon
M-etlons. It is expected cither Marshal
Nod,,, or Marshal Ovamn will ii.lx.
command. The plan of campaign con
templates operations extending two or
"A further force of Kt.000 men s ill
be landed at Taku a week hence, and
10,000 additional soon afterward, lie
fore the rainy season Is well advanced
Japan hopes to have 03,000 troops In
"These formidable preparations are
viewed with great distrust by Kussla,
Hermany and France"
The Shanghai correspondent of the
Dally Mall.telegraphlng Tuesday, says;
"A messenger has arrived here from
Kmpcror Kwang Hsu. dated Jnlv l.c
couriers from Pckiii, to the vlcorojr of
Nankin, who forwarded it here. It Is
addressed to the Uussluii. Fnglish und
Japanese governments. It deplores the
recent occurrences and ko!..i...,i,. ,..
firms that the foreign governments
are mistaken in supposing that the
Chinese government is protecting the
boxers against the Christians. The
emperor further implore their aid in
suppressing the rebellion and uphold
ing the existing government.
"In a separate dispatch to the Jap
ancse government Kwang has ex
pressed deep regret for the murder of
Legation Chancellor Sugi Yuma.
"These dispatches are taken to indi
cate that thy emperor Is In seclusion
and is ignorant of the seriousness of
Chinese otliciai .'ources furnish an
other surprise today in announcing
that the dowager empress, who had
been reported, within two wceks.dead.
nod, poisoned and hopelessly mad, has
resumed the reins of power The date
given is June at), the same on which
the wholesale massacre of foreigners
Is alleged to have occurred.
RAIN WOULD HELP SOME
hrul l.,.nti,M ,, MoUlIro
Alalia Corn tiroiv.
The university f Nebraska weather
report says: The daily mean tempera
tureof the week ending July 11 has
ave,a-,-ed about onedegree above the
normal In the western counties and
degrees in the eastern. The maximum
temperature of the week exceeded 100
ilegtcesat many stations.
The rainfall exceeded an Inch in a
few central and northern counties, but
generally was light. Little or no rain
foil in most of the southeastern conn-
The harvest of winter wheat is near.
I. completed, ami threshing has com
""'"fed. The yield and quality of the
m,?.1, " "m KTl Ut ,mrvust ' "
menccd in the southern counties. The
recent dry weather has materially
eo 7,"; h0"'U m,l'' "MK'clally in
central and eastern counties, where
the crop will be very light. Spring
u heat and potatoes have also been
'"""Wi by the dry weather. Corn
I'B"ti illy grown well, and tassels
ae beginning to show in many parts
f the state. However, in the" south
uestcru counties corn has been dam
nc'l by drouth, and i the southern
counties corn Is beginning to feel the
ccd of more rain. (Irasshoppers and
cl nch-bngs are doing considerable
damage in western counties.
STRIKE DECLARED ON AGAIN
Mrcet ltlly Me,, of St. I.011U AllcCe
The strike against the St. Louis
I rausit company, by its former em
ploycs. which was declared off on July
. was ordered renewed at a inectin
of the street car railway men's union'!
hen tlie mi Ike was settled on July l!
here were some muttering of discou
tent among the men over the terms of
settlement, and since that t !.. i.
"is grown ilnllv.
('linnr...! u.,i. ..1.. 11.. . ..
u . '"" uiai inecoinpanv
failed to keep their agreement on July
-.and a dozen or more instances were
cited in order to prove that there had
been a breach of faith.
Aeronaut will lluroter.
Prof. W. II. Winterringer, the aero
naut, who fell 100 feet while making
an ascension at Lyons, Neb., tlie
1'ourth of July, Mates that he will be
able to (111 engagements in the course
of a couple of weeks. He Is now at
his home In Hartlngton, Neb,, taking
oare of the Injuries that he sustained
lV the fall.
WORK OF PICKPOCKETS
AihlKiid Ainu I.imon the Hum o.' Uglify
11 vo Dollar..
During tho speaking at tho Audlto
limn Tuosduy In Lincoln, W. A. Saun
ders of Ashland was relieved of 885
which he had in a pocketbook In his
hip pocket. He does not romomber
when the money was taken and only
knew of its loss when he had occasion
to get out a bill. Thoro was only one.
other case of thieving icported during
tho day, that of Mr. Carbuth of Ful-lerton.
SOME HOPE LEFT.
C'ltll War In IVkln May Have Liven of
A London, July it Hi, special says:
With the foreigners in Pcklit probably
safe amid civil war with Prince Ching
on their side, with the powers united
and their forces constantly Increasing,
the outlook in Chirm is now ratller
more hopeful than It lias been for a
month past. It appears from the cau
tious statement given out by Tao Tai
Sheng in Shanghai that the reason that
the heavy guns bearing on the lega
tions at Pekln were not used Is that
Prince Chlinr. who Is served by 10,000
troops, seized all the artillery" ammu
nition: Sheng likewise intimates that
Vuiig Lit. commander-in-chief of the
northern army, is associated with
Prince Uilng in opposing Prince Titan's
ferocious designs and dictatorial am
bitlon. Sheng, who appear to be tbo
sole Shanghai conduct of Pekln news,
cheers the foreign consuls by the con
lldential communications, but tukes
excessive precautions to prevent tlio
Chinese from thinking him friendly to
The feeling of unrest in tin southern
Btid central provinces continues. The
members of the official classes In those
provinces strive to remain neutral,
with a leaning toward the foreigners,
until they hall see whether the mod
erate or extreme factions will win in
Pekln. Prince Ching seems to be
standing for the dynasty and the old
order against Prince Titan's iuordin.to
JESTER MURDER TRIAL ON
Mnn Arcunril of Crlin Committed Twenty-Nine
A Ncwtondon. Mn.. .Inlv 10 iUnnin,.
says: The trial of Alexander Jester,
charged with the murder of Gilbert
W. Hates, twenty-nine years ago, be
gan here yesterday. A jury has not
been secured. Younir Oates mvt..rt.
ously disappeared while traveling from
southern Kansas to hi home in Illi
nols. A tiv weeks after Jester was
arrested for his murder, the young
man's wagon and other effects belnjr
found In Jester's possession. Jester
broke jail, however, and nothing more
was heard of him until a yea,, ago,
when a sister with whom he had quur
relied gave him up to the authorities.
He was thAi living in Oklahoma Citv,
under the name of W. A. Hill.
John W. Hates, the millionaire steel
magnate, whose brother the dead man
was, is not attending the trial, though
he lias been uctlvo in hunting evidence
against the aged prisoner.
A PLACE FOR CHARLEY HOYT
Appointed to NckoIIuIo Willi Crow
A Washington special says: The
First National bank of Lincoln. Neb.,
and the 1,'nltcd States National bank
of Omaha have been approved as re
serve agents for tho First Natioual of
Charles (I. Hoytof Heatrlco has been
appointed by the secretary of the in
terior a member of the board of com
missioners to negotiate with the Crow,
Flathead and other Indians at SS put
day. Mr. Iloytwasa member of the
previous commission for similar nego
tiations. Henry W. Selay of Nebniska, a elnrk
in the pension olllce has been promoted
from Sl,','()0 toSl.-tOO.
DENY THEY ARE INTRUDER8.
Xon-CltlciiM of Chlckamiir Claim the
Itlicht to Slur.
Word from Ft. Worth, Tex., sayst
Non-eitlzcns of the Chickasaw nation
deny that they refuse to pay tribal
taxes as demanded by the Chlckasuw
authorities, and have sent Secretary of
the Interior Hitchcock a petition to
These citizens believe they have a
lawful right in the provisions of the
Atoka agreement and Curtis act to re
side in the Chickasaw nation, and
should not be considered in any sense
intruders. They say there Is no neces
slty for federal troops being sent there
to enforce the collection of taxrs.
AGREEMENT PUT IN EFFECT
Kci'lproclly ItetMretm the United State
The long expected reciprocity ar
rangement between the United Statns
and Hermany has been effected. Sec
retary Hay and the Herman ambassa
dor have subscribed to tho convention
and the president will Issue his procla
matlon putting the new duties in
effect in the course of a few days. Tho
arrangement is generally similar in
terms to the llrst arrangement tnado
with France, and abates duties on still
wines, argols, paintings and statuary
from Hennany entering the United
States: It does not require, tho ap
proval of the senate, being drawn
under section -J of tho Dlngley act.
After Ten Yearn.
Upon request of the Louisville, Ky.,
officials Hov. lleckham made a requisi
tion on the governor of Illinois for tho
return of Luther Ilailey, who is
charged with the murder of Worthing
ton ltarrett. Ilailey is under arrest at
Chicago. Hu huk been a fugitive for
Two More llodle Found.
Two bodies were recovered Tuesday
from the wreck of the steamer Sualo,
This makes US corpses thus far recov
ered of victims of the ilro whloh de
stroyed the North Herman Lloyd plar
nt Hoboken and burned the steamers
HaaJo, Ilremen and Main, 011 June 30,
Killed Ilelween Cam.
.TlMtl llnulnf fi sn ..tn I .. nmnlA,, I
ed by tho South Side Klcvuted Railroad'
eompany, was killed while at work In ,
1110 tncraicu yarn 01 1110 company an
iMomuttv nun uiiiuiuct uvuiiue, uni '
Departmental and Executive
MOVEMENTS OF THE ARMY AND NAVV.
Tni inuctoiii nml llnpiirnliiK" of Store
Than Ordinary Intercut tn the
1'eople of America Actions
Which Milieu lllntorr.
Foreigners are without provisions at
Pekln and women ud children are
The Fourth of July was fittingly ob
served at Manila. Tlie town was gen
erally decorated with American Hags,
in contrast with a year ago, when there
were none. The school children gath
ered in the principal theaters of the
town and listened to the reading of the
Declaration of Independence, the de
livery of patriotic addresses and the
singing of patriotic songs. In the
evening n ball was given in the pro
vost marshal' building, the military
According to a dispatch dated Thurs
day, Fnited States Consul McWade has
great influence with LI Hang Chang
and has persuaded him to issue a proc
lamation containing detailed instruc
tions to prefects, sub-prefects and mag
istrates. It orders them to detect,
behead and otherwise severely punish
These ofllcials. the proclamation
says, will be held responsible for the
safety of the missionaries and native
Christians. Another proclamation is
sued by Li Hung Chang directs that
persons starting any uprising shall be
at once beheaded and that those
spreading false rumors shall be severe
llocr (leneral llotha is showing in
creased activity. His patrols cover
wide stretches of country, approach
near the outposts and engage in skir
mishes, while larger bodies threaten to
attack, declining to allow themselves
to be caught by the return of blows
which the Urltlsh promptly seek to de
liver: Attacks of this sort were made
recently at Pinna's poort on (fencral
Pole Carew and at Springs. Hcnernls
llotha and Dewetare seemingly operat
ing in combination, llotha is'rcportcd
to have divided his force into two parts,
me moving west and the other to the
Miuth to try to effect a juncture with
A dispatch from Che Foo says: All
the thoughts and energies of tlie na
val and military commanders at Taku
tie now concentrated on the relief of
the foreigners in IVkln, who have
been shut off from che outside world
-ince June !. The allied forces now at
Taku and Tien Tsin are awaiting re
inforcements before moving on Pekln,
as it is estimated that .10,000 troops are
Ollicial advices received at Washing
ton from Haytl set at rest the rumors
that have been current In some quar
ters recently of disquieting conditions
in that Island. It appears that the
present government of Haytl is busy-
ill.r il..lr ...WI 1.1 ...
...,, . ...... ..mi a m-iiiciiicut 01 tin ex
isting financial crisis and there Is no
oiner toundation for the
Further advices from Colombia say
the rebel general, Camaoho. recently
captured a government gunboat on the
river Minn. Tlie officers and crew were
made prisoners. It is added that the
sum of Slo.000 was found on board.
The government forces June V.i at
tacked the rebels fifty miles from Pan
aiua. The former was defeated, losing
100 men killed, one gun and a number
of prisoners, rillcs and (lags. The reb
el general Porras has sent an ultima
tum to the governor of Panama de
manding the surrender of the place
The ultimatum expired June HO, but
foreign consuls prevailed upon Porras
10 cmciki 11 until July I. If th
is not surrendered then
upon it is expected.
Advices from Shanghl today say that
there is continued llghtingat Tieti Tsin
while the Herman consul at Clio Foo
telegraphs to llerlin confirming the
report of the renewal of hostilities
He says the foreign usttleiuent at Tieti
I sin is again surrounded and is being
bombarded and that the won...,, ,..,.1
children are to be reninv...! 11.. ...1.1.
that the Chinese troons have n-.-iln .,'
vanccd against the railroad and that
the bridges have been destroyed, but
that communication by water with
Taku is maintained.
The following cable, dated Manila
nor. m-cii received at the war depart
"Hcneral Aquino, prominent leader
of Insurgent forces, surrendered un
conditionally to First Lieutenant John
. . O ( onnell, with Macabcbe scouts, on
.Inimsu, with sixty-four rillcs and ,,,.
iiencrai MacArthur also
:Heiieral Uicarte. leader
threatened uprising in Manila during
this year, recently very active, cap
tured July 1 by native police between
Pac, ( Mania. Kvcnt important in
relation to conditions in Manila.
An Apia, Samoa, dispatch savs:
I hero are many evidences of the (j'er
manl.lng efforts being made by the
new government of Samoa, though
Hoveriior Solf Is proving himself ,v
tactful man and personally is very
1 'trl'U,mI(f ? ftt AP,a ,lro K'-'i'l'ially
being filled by Hermans, llritish and
Americans being ousted to make
" ' ltMn' "ml xhti matter of substitut
'" '"-'rinan currency and coinage for
",' u"'" now tieing considered
Solf has sent n ..l.-,.,,i 1. .......
I to merchants and others asking their
I views on the subject., b
Manifestations of growing lntni,.r
ance of tlio resident, Chinese ,,Ul.
alarmed the merchants and head mo,,
of Chinatown, New York, and a p,,.
Initiation calling upon the Chines.. ,,,
obey the laws and be cautious wasnUi
on the streets, signed by several prom
The nrWtter had .been under dUcuv
sion for several days and mistreatment
of Chinatown residents at points l.,lir
the llowery on Saturday night precp,.
tated the matter. The head men est 1
mate there are 1.1,000 Chinese in N,.
York and vicinity, and say not one of
them Is from the north of China ..,
even of the same tribal races invoked
in the disturbances.
A Manila, July 0 telegram says: The
past week's scouting in Luzon rcsultd
in eleven Americans being killed ami
sixteen wounded. One hundred an. I
sixty Filipinos were killed during ti.
week and eight Americans who h.1.1
been prisoners in the hands of the n 1.
els were surrendered and a bundled
lilies were turned over to the I'liiud
The enemy ambushed a wagon train
between linking and Nnie. The Thinl
infantry lost nine men while on an e
pcditlon to punish the Ladroncs in tin
delta of the itlo (iraiule.
In the Antigua province of Panay a
running light of tlnee hours' duration
resulted In the killing or woiindinir uf
seventy of the enemy. There were no
casualties among the Americans.
The Insurgents are slowly accepting
the amnesty provisions. l'n some in
stances the Americans are suspending
operations in order to give the rebels
an opportunity to take advantage of
General Paget is moving toward the
heart of the country held by Dewet
Lord Itoberts telegraphed to tho war
olllee under date of Pretoria us follows:
"Paget engaged the enemy success
fully at Plelslrfontcin. He drove them
out of a very strong position across
Lreuwkop to llronerifonteln, where he
bivouacked one night. He followed up
the enemy and on tho afternoon of
July i was at lllaauwkopie, tlftcen
miles northwest of Itethlehem. lie
reports that all of Stcyn's government
olllclals except the treasurer-general,
who has gone to Verde, are at Hethle
hem which has been proclaimed at the
capital. Steyn himself Is reported to
have taken (light to the mountains
lluller reperts the line to Heidelberg
restored, thus completing railway com
munications between Pretoria and
Lorenzo Marque, on Friday learned
that the Ilocrs are showing fresh nc
tivity. A llritish force is reported
within forty miles of Koomatlpoort.
The Times' Lorenzo Marque, corres
pondent, in a dispatch dated Friday,
"From a trustworthy source it is
learned that cx-Prcslileni Steyn and
Christian Dewet arc the only obstacles
to the termination of war in South
W. J, Hryan of Nebraska was unan
imously placed in nomination as Un
democratic candidate for president of
tlie Fnited States on a platform oppos
ing imperialism, militarism and trust
and specially declaring for the free
coinage of silver at 10 to 1. The nom
ination came as the culmination of a
demonstration in honor of the party
leader, lasting twenty-seven minutes
and giving utterance to all the nent-iui
emotions of tlie vast multitude. It
followed also a fierce struggle through
out the last thirty-six hours concern
ing the platform declaration on silver
and on the relative position which tlie
silver question is to maintain to the
gold issues of the day.
The first session, ' beginning Thurs
day morning, was entirely fruitless of
results ami it was not until late in the
afternoon when the second session had
begun that the platform committee
was at last able to report an agree
ment. Already its main features, em
bodying the 1(5 to 1 principle, had be
come known to the delegates and
there was little delay in giving it
unanimous approval .This removed the
last chance for an open rupture on
questions of principle and left the
waj clear tor the supreme event of the
day the nomination of the presiden
Kansas City, July 0 special says: The
democratic ticket was completed
by the nomination of Adlai 10. Steven
son for vice president. The Humilia
tion was made on the first ballot, state
after state joining J the wild scram
be to record their support of the win
ning candidate. It was not aecoin
panlcd by any M,ch frantic demonstra
tion of approval us had marked the
proceedings at previous stages, al
though the result followed a spirited
and at times highly dramatic contest
between the advocates of Stevenson,
lowiie, Hill and tlie other candidates.
1 he distinct triumph of the day in the
way of an ovation was that accorded
to Senator 1 1 11 1 ami in its spontaneity
and enthusiasm was one ot the most
notable features the convention has
produced. It was accompanied, too.
i a remarkable scene, when Hill earn
estly protested to his friends about
el ig placed in nomination, and then,
finding his protest J,, vnlll w,u. ,10
wi.li" if tl,U l)l,,tfl""i, and In tones
lu !.. "ii"" tloaUt uf l,U!,r "iuccrity,
cso.ght the convention not to make
in the ncmiriee. With mil out.lt
jww apparent the convention was for
theTrht"' aiMl tlU' " 1"'llt hUllk''1
The national committee of the dem
ocratic party met in Kansas City, af
ter the adjournment of tho convention,
and immediately organized. TI1011111.
J-aggart of Indiana nominated Senator
Jones for re-election and he received
the unanimous vote. The matter of
belectlng tho executive committee wab
left to Chairman Jones.
A dispatch has been received nt the
state department from Consul Heneral
Hood, urn-at Shanghai, dated July .1.
in which ho says the situation is se
rious and the Insurrectionary move- '
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