New York World, July 18, 1900

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July 18, 1900

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New York World (Newspaper) - July 18, 1900, New York, New York i THE WORLD JULY OFFICERS NINTH WHICH LOST HEAVILY IN THE ATTACK ON LIEUT CRPT LIEUT CHFT LJEOT w LIEUT M FREDERICK PALMER CABLES DETAILS OF ATTACK ON tffecarrMgc arov President sot out He greeted with n dieer and with the clapping of He took off Ms said I am glad to see you nil and then he walked Into looking as comfortable as If tt were GO in the shade instead of 100 White smells of turpentine and The stairs are and the furniture Is covered with The steward had to Ket Presi dents apartments into presentable McKtniey at once his and WoW Hayes went dn to see himnnd stayed short and Secretary Root PostmasterGeneral Smith came In at 2 He was followed by Secre Gage and at punctual to the Secretary Lcng ap Vsarea Secretafy Hay had a tartre filled with the cablegrams he since tfte President went Secretarj carried his sreen Secretaries went into the Cabinet The President eivtorod at He Tvalkert In with a springy stop And almost shouted greetlnBs to Ms nd Ho looks There wns n minute of the usual small Jllk mostly atoout the All the Secretaries told the President how sorry taey were he was obliged to come back to Wlishingrton during such weather as AH asked for and were told that she is in excellent 21 MOST SEBIOUS WORK SINCE THE SPANISH members of the Cabinet seated themselves about the Ions and the the most serious work the Administration has the Spanish Tlie first ami greatest duestlon was whether the present situation demanded an extra session of to determine which it was necessary analyze the first questions asked by the President were What Is the international What are the demands for military and naval force Hay was first to He spread out on the table all ills cablegrams andali the data had He at lensrh all the information the department has bearing on the situation He of the expressel attitude of ithe powers involved in the Chinese troubles and of the phases of the Hay said that lie had lost all Ivcpe for the of the foreigners In newn comlnir from Clilna in whlcli nny relliiiice enti e plneeil In no comfort cnn lie extracted from the absence of direct Tvord from the So fax as Hay has observed there has been unanimity among the except that latest advices Indicate that Russia and Germany demand more spe cific statements from Japan as to the motive prompting the offer ito send a larsely disproportionate army into This his hampered Japan in expediting movement at troops that she promised to throw into the Chinese viewed here Japans motives are of the her position being that the Japanese is most available for the Immediate needs In But with the knowledge that the Japanese Army is on the way it is not believed tha nny PALMER SENDS DETAILS OF TIENTSIN by the Press Publishing New York Special Cable Despatch to The July July Chinese made a determined ntfack upon tho railway station early this The French troops were forced to pive ground and the Japs gallantly charged in suonort of the The casualties rencfh fifty including five officers killed English and twenty The Americans were not engaged at this It is estimated that 300 Chinese were The lyddite guns succeeded in drawing the Chinese shell fire away from outer town and toward other doing great damage in the native There is continual firing at all hours and the passing of the wounded and burial parties through the streets give them a grewsome The Chinese attack spoiled the allies plan of taking the Eastern fort in the Admiral Seymours departure for Taku tonight leaves the Russian Admiral and the in Fukiishimn has presented Major Waller with one of the guns taken on the FREDERICK DESPERATE FIG1HT AT TIENTSINS REMEY REPORTS CAPTURE OF TIENTSIN AND July Secretary Washington Today hope to get wounded from Tientsin either In hospitals at Taku or aboard Communications very uncertain following cas ualties apparently confirmed killed Butler and killed Majors Reagan and Brewster and Hammond and Wald Total killed and wounded 77jl Russian and Japanese loss heavy our total loss 215 about 40 were but number to be Have officer on shore especially to get authentic number and which will be promptly The city and forts of Tientsin are now In the hands of mlral Seymour returned to loet ranking officer ashore is Admiral Alcxleff at S Arrives from Cuba and Ask President for East ern WU TELLS WHY WE ARE FIGHTING lit Is not apparent from nny nilvlces received nt the StntcDepart snid the United States is am jct conntcil on for proportion of troops the international nrmjthan present orders contemplate vrill lie tliroivn into the said we shall find no serious embarrassment from this BOOT SUBMITS THE ARMY Root placed before the Cabinet a complete statement showing the nuinberot troops nowIn en route there or under orders to go This statement was the that printed In The World this said Secretary of will give usoveir it Is possible they can all be landed by In addition it may be possible to sscure three more When Wood reaches Washington I shall confer with him about more troops from who Is looked to for opinions concerning poJltioa has the troops should be taken from the Philippines in greater the fact that tSiey could be hurried to thescene of trouble in so much He is allies In but in Pace of Roots statement of MacArthurs strong the PostmasterGeneral did not Interpose his views further than to Inquire if It was not possible to spare some trooos from the MncAntlmrs forcible entreaties to the department not to TTeaUen Ills forces were placed before the Cabinet There syns no one in tlie Cabinet desired to cndnnRer the Httnn tion in the fresh Impetus to the insurrection the in the Philippines is now so liromiuently nn IsNiije in the Presidential Secretary Long what additional strength the navy could to a land and at his sussestlon theMarine was sent for to tell exactly what marines could be sent to Heywood said that the corps is yet short of the full avUhorize1 by recruiting on very He said he could eipedfte enUstments arrd secureihe extra thousand with little 3 MARINES TO BE to take steps In that Thus a thousand marines In number that can be spared can be added to the marines In orders for SeofcetlCrxr LZLH presented tt tntcnient forwarded liy KenlptSttfcotYhe commanders of the allied forces nsreert that he needed for the a clvance on The commanders argued would be necesary to hold Tientsin and maintain a military base thererJrhile would be required to force a way to the Chinese This it was argued that the troops now under orders for with the marines there or under would be a fair quota for the United It therefore the opinion that the additional soldiers and marines In sight would make the American force fully Consideringthe that Japan Is the quota of the United be and the aggregate force that the United States contemplates contributing would be In excess of the number this Government shouldiberexpected to NO STATE OS WAR These arguments weighed heavily against an extra The question a state of war should be recognized was discussed at but all were agreed that there Is not justification at this time for recognizing that a state of war exists or for declaring the information here Is that the rebels have overpowered the and that while the Imperial Government will be held to strict accountability In a pecuniary the ones to be punished are the policy decided few days as exclusively outlined In The World was that all Americans in China were which must push on to Peking and ascertain who are guilty parties andmete out the punishment Is still adhered to and wil Tije Administration Is flrmly committed to a forward movement on Peking and unless the unexpected happens this determination will not be Secretary Case found nothing In the condition of the funds available for the army to interfere with present In view of the showing by the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy I believe we can muster a sufficient force to meet present demands ChinjtV said the President after every phase of the situation nad been andrunless future developments should require an Increase In the army I do not believe It necessary to convene Congress In extraordinary It shall tie found that we need onore troops than are now avail and more means than we now have at I shall not hesitate to call Congress together to make provision for toe ALL OPPOSE AN EXTRA In making this statement the President toad the hearty support of his ad Not one member of the Cabinet desires an extra session of Congress nor thinks one TSiere was no dispute on this AJ1 were of the same opinion the result of the meeting foregone conclu sion Jas TheWorld awngunced exclusively five days Ttie rnsBtirfe The last thing done was the prepara tion ft the official statement given President MeKlnley wrote this and li handed to Secretary Cortelyou without an amendment y Press Vurk Special Inijlo The July daunted by the failure of the first attack on the native city of Tientsin on July the allied commanders resolved o make ani other attempt the following They spent all the night in preparation i and early n the dawn of July 14 again The in the evident belief that the allies were thoroughly disheartened by the previous days had slack ened their defenses and were completely taken by The of the allies by a strong concerted fire quickly brcachtd the walls of the native and1 thtm the troops hurled themselves into the town at two different The Chinese rushed lo tlie lui they never recovered from their and the defense was of a the de p a heavy lire on the iirt aflcr tinliiFi onset they driven bark nut of the In all complete possession of which now and have ulso captured many The assault coin tlnm 103 killed and woun making over Wu for the two The suf ffrid the lit the Americans also hi The allie1 forces are now safe for thn but they must bo strongly and ly roinfnivd If they ire to withstand the advancing Cliinc OUR CHINESE ARMY WILL BE Special to Tlie July Wu was he that tlie Chinese of whom he said were tmor and should have made such a strong After reading the papers Wn I was prepared for The details set forth there tilled me with The mes I received this morning makes me fee that these accounts must be exag Until we receive some olUcial Ilinfirmatlcn of these unofficial 1 shall hopo for the There has been but I be of I have nn knuwlcdse of that the allied forces the numbers ami skill of the Chinese who have opposed I am loth to believe tho stories that the Chinese have so cruelly tortured the foreigners who have fallen into tlifir Tlie trouble with the foreigners in i China i that they judio by own standards and and seldom have the remotest conception of the Chinese point of I IlKlt 1C I lllll born tt nr ii sumf olllelul wrll ueiimiliitcd with 1or IlLir IniiKiinse anil their wiiyN Iieeli nuieh of hlx trouhlu mlalit have lieen Tlio coiiiinnndiril oil the two Hides Flioilnl loTlip but not Inday prevailed in of ficial Admiral Remoys reassur ing cablegram came in early and had been translaleij before any of Ihe sec retaries reached their The intelligence that Tientsin had been captured and was now held by tho al lied army showed that disaster had seen transformed into The hostile Chinese have been driven ut of the shelter of the city into the pen and the allied force has Its efficiency In combat by iciliK the Chinese in this It not doubted thin the forward move on Peking begin as as a rivalry contingent has arrived from which should be within a day or Anifriunn Mines ill A cablegram from Minister Allen at early In lluday caused excitement and some apprthension in more timid lie announced hat Ibe Boxers had destroyed a church ntt three miles from Ihe Coltan fron licr and but fifty miles from the Annr oan These mines represent a sum of American money and many citizens arc employed iliore In various These mines have been un der American conlrol for iweniyllve years under the most valuable conces sion granted by the Corean Govern Tlie information construed to Indicate 11 possibility of the lloxur movement spreading to Corean soil and involving the properly and the HVCH of the engaged In miningopera AVuH Sensational Shortly after noon Minister Wu ap peared at the State Department with simply failed to each nf I have nn diflicultv ir dealing with European and American simply because 1 understand what they say to me and know I sav may but we always comprehend each The aitack of tho allied forces from tho foreign settlements uu the river on the walled city of siems lo me equally rjuChinese are likely to nut a false nn that They know little aiiont present conditions in other pans of and will say that tho powers tho Initla Ive and that they were forced to defend their The transfer or Huns Chang to IVking is regarded as a strong move in the right direction by Minister anil tho report that Prince has taken the foreigners under his personal pro tection he regards as a Suaranteo of their If such a tiling is has not lost sight of the welfare of Celestials in this Tie has sent numerous advising ills countrymen to be calm and assuiing them that thiv ivly implicitly on the protection of the United Mtutes Govern He does not regard the Chinese in this country as in any sense affected by the present reports i hat Minister Wii has nil his household belongings packed up In readiness to leave the country Is with out handsome legation building is as completely furnished as Minister Wn has abandoned his usual summer trip that he may more closely attend to his ollicial SHOCK TO HIS Miss Mary Condit Supposed to Have Been Killed in His Wifes an unusually roseate despatch from tuiO hlirh Chinese Of them bcint the Old Shrn 1 rlitMiTal of Pouts anil Tele ininmmceil vommuiiliiitloii tlm flicfnrciuiKTS in Icklie iilive in ItoIiiK Hi rev Ilirir riportri xtiimi llCl It IllNU IKlvlKCll Unit IA IluiiHCliiniK liiui luvn IKriiiloil Viceroy of Clilll 1in v i in ivliicli oi Pekliijv is In Minister Wu had in a great measure recovered from his recent depression and expressed a belief that the Informa tion contained In the cablegram he brought was Such being the there would at least bo a possi bility that the Peking Icgatloncrs are still alive and may be restored lu their Wus enthusiasm was com municated In a lesser degree to many of the and there was every where a that it might prove The State Department are to accept Minister Wus mes sage as but there are some eioiuls of doubt about fiucHllou iiatiiviilly IIH if lniK iiinny tiiiioM IH the tivo if tlio CliIjjeMo milllit cnii In tliiN iepreKeiitutiveH xvliy etui it ntit penult the foieitfu repiNNentetl to lie tinder lin proteetltin alMo to iniieiitv nili tlieir f At the conclusion of office hours In the War Department Secretary Rcot said that three or four more regiments would be Bent in addition to the already ordered for service in if This means that the figures indicated earlier in the day will Fifteen or sixteen thousand reg ular with an added ma will constitute the maximum force to be sent without for enlisting New York Celestials Send a Petition to Wu Ting Fang in Washington FORTY FOREIGNERS KILLED AT MY MINISTER IS IN DANGER TANGOING TO BAf July ar letter from Consul at to a relative received by the steamer the following Is told the midnight meeting of Consuls and officers which led to sending troops to Peking tHttfajffftm conferencerthe Russian and French representatives frequently drew apart for Private end tho Russian Colonel also kept drawing to the fact that no invasion of Peking ought to be made with less than men being tha only country that could land so many on short and it became evident that he was hoping the others would say you have the get them and go Of course the others would consent to no such At last NavyTsaldr you have talked alter over pretty thoroughly and noto but Iwill tell I am going to My Mill and I am going to then nothing for the others July to a de spatch from Shanghai to the Daily dated a massacre oc curred on July 9 at capital of the province of forty foreigners and a hundred native converts being July Danish mission station at on Lhe of has been The missionaries escaped to July French Consul at Hankow telegraphs that the Vicar of Southern Honan reports that he was in his resldenco at Nanyang The Vicar of Northern Honan an nounces that the religious establishments at Siangyang were and that the Insurrection appeared to be spread ng Tho French Consul at Tchlngklang telegraphs that all Is calm In the Prov ince of He added that the Consuls have a stoamor ready to trans port foreigners In case of The province of Shansl is immediately south of the orovince of In which s the city of Shansl has a population of 11200 000 and an area of the capital of the is in tho northwestern part of Shansl about 250 miles southwest of i Uiila city on the nuila road leading from Central China northward Kalgan and Kwilliuaclntr Talyuon Is a city of considerable Im portance at this as it has a Gov ernment powder mills and can Lt has about 50000 C h 1 n n m e n In New have been officially no tilled of the war In and ill consequence local are In a state of fcur bor dering on So afraid are they that the murders committed hy the B ox e r s will b e avenged upon them that an ap peal for protection htfs been made to Chinese Minister Wu Ting Fang In The Petition to the Chinese Minis ter was circulated through Doyers and Pell streets Sunday and and is said to have been signet nearly every Chi naman In this It was mailed to the Minister yes according to Information re ceived by the 1 lice of the fillza suiting the heads of the secret Not until the rending oC the bulletin and the distribution of the circulars did the police believe New York Chinamen wore any Interest in the Their stolid uiincunur and their ap parent imlltierumo to passing events lid 10 this After the bulletin was ind the circulars had been spread broadcast through the nar crooked In even the phlegmatic Chinamen could not hide their Honrv keeps a sport Inggonds at 14U Park reported that from noon until noon yesterday he hnrt sold twelve re volvers and three knives to lie said that he seldom had had a tMil ncso customer ilc was told by on of his Chinese patrons that he was arming himself because he was going to Havana to Cllijuimrii llic On the which sailed a few days eightyseven Chinamen took passage for On all of the Ward line steamships tfiat are scheduled lo leave this port lu the next two weeks Chinamen engaged Whether their destination is really Ha vana or whether they are adopting this roundabout way to get back lo China and join ibe Chinese In their light against the allied forces the Chinamen In this city are too secretive to One of the surest aigns that the Chi nese aro In a slate of fright is ihe pre caullona they are taking in locking their homes at Bars have been put on the windows and doors of the houses at 17 and 18 Mott Theso houses until recently have been open night and Even the doors of the Joss at 16 Mott were locked Monday This is as It Is part of the Chinamans religion to keep the loors of liis piece of worship open con It is the secret societies that the po Ice If trouble should It is It will come from order given through these Ttus of Elizabeth Street has denied ill along that he expected trouble in ho ad mitted lhat extra guards had been placed In the Leonard GovernorGeneral of who was summoned by President AUKinley to Wushlnguin to talk over matters relating to urilved in New York yesterday morning on the Ward line steamship He was ac companied by his wife and three chil dren and by his Benham and Wood took an afternoon train for His wife and children were dCtahieil at Quarantine and will be the guests of Health Officer Doty for several It Is not said that t am back in this country to consult with ihe Wnr Department regarding the removal of troops from Cuba to I would like very much to go to but 1 had no orders to and do not know whether 1 will be Wood will make one request of President It is lhat he bo sent to Wifes SlNtir Prolmhly Wood seemed much affecled by the recent news from His wifes Allss Mary Condit had been living with tho fumiily of Minister Conger at Of said wo have heard that my wifes sister was probably murdered with the other Amer icans in and It Is a terrible shock to much so that I do not fea1 like talking aiiout We cannot be whipped out of Our peoplo inere must be 1 am sendliig tnree regiments out of Cuba for service In the far They should be embarking They are not full as there Is a home bal i tnllon of in the United The men are in excellent condition and ready for After the three regiments leave there win remain In ihe island between live and six Ihousand Whether or noi more can bo spared Is a luestiou yet to be The Cubans have always been to and until they cam be taught that safety can be guar anteed without It will be hard to withdraw all the Wood said a marked improvement had been wrought in ihe Island being tranquil and the people as pros perous as they could expect to be so soon after the close of the No people be more lawabid said the Proof of this was lu Iho quiet attending the re cent Not a blow was struck or a pistol shot The agricultural interests are grow ing more and more The amount of land under cultivation is double what II was last The cus toms receipts are increasing The people are ilho American flag excites as cnihuslasm among Ihe Cubans ns does their despite assertions lo ihe The sugar crop ihls will bo In Ihe neighborhood of seven hundred thou sand almost double what It was last The Cubans have a very high regard for the speedy investigation and dis missal of those Implicated in the postal We hail all hoped that Neely Would be brought back to stand and everybody lit ihe island believes that HULLFOR AN EXTRA SESSION AND Chairman of House Military Affairs Committee Blames Chinese July of Chairman of tho Irinso Committee on Military an extra session of Congress should be In an interview today 10 said he thought tho American peoplo would indorse strong measures in An extra session of Congress may be needed to give the nation the power to ert its Coro In ho the present law unless there Is of war by Congress tho President has not thc power to raise I China deliberately the whole I she has been tirmlngherself against tho world ever since the Japanese SAYS TUAN HAS ORDERED AN London Express Declares He Has Issued an Edict for a Move ment Throughout liy tho Pnss Iuliilslilng Xtw York Spodal Iablu Despatch 10 Tho The Express Shanghai under date of July cables Prince Titan has issued an edict to fix a definite date for a general What tho date is cannot but it is nn early for Prince Titan is ordered all de spatch in vtaw of the arrival of moro foreign A largo body of tonUht is reported to moving from ilupel in the direction at The here grows more threatening every The city is StlM withoat any moans ni defense and all tho forts are bolus held by OREGON DOING July following despatch was received at tho Navy Department this morning July Oregon passing through rflmonofckl Straits on way to All nipriiHIiiK IB There Is a rush just now at all Hip rocrUilln Allans of the United army c young men who are anxious to takt1 up arms to avenge the at Nearly one hun dred applicants received at one NMV Shake Into Your Shoes Allens a It cures nor vous feet and ingrowing and instantly takes the sting out of corns and Its the greatest com Eort discovery of the Allena FootEase makes tiglit or new shoes feel It is a certain cure for callous and ach ing Try it Sold by all druggists and shoe By mall for in Trial package Address Allen OlmstedV after a few legal technicalities are gone through with he will bo sent back to the Tho trlala of the minor officials implicated with him will begIn at Their trials have been delayed In the IIODO that Neely would be extradited and he could be tried with the us much of the evidence used against one could be used against tho Wood says there havu buen few cases of yellow fever this summer and he regards the country districts as more healthful than for This Is known as a yellowfever but there has been nothing approaching the epidemic of last A few scattered cases at Santa Clara have been but no BOXERS MAKE WAR ON RUSSIA IN The health of the American RECORDS OF THE OFFICERS KILLED OR Military Careers of the Men in Remeys Fresh Casualty July the list of casualties forwarded In Admiral ReraeyB cablegram today are six offi cers not mentioned In yesterdays ad namely Major Jesse Andre First Lieu tenants Louis K Naylor aria Harold and Sec ond Lieutenant William Malar Lee Is a native of Indiana He entered the volunteer service in Novem and served throughout the Civil rising lo the rank of Cap He was appointed a Second Lieu tenant In thereguiar army July 28 i860 reaching his majority in April 26 He held a volunteer commlssioo Sa Colonel of the United States In fantry during the Spanish Chinese missions throughout the city have worked hard to suppress but have found their efforts One mission at 8 Pell street has its doors on account lack of Official announcement that there was war between China and tho rest oi the world was received last Saturday by one of the Chinese secret As scon as the news was received a meeting of the governing bodies of the societies was called and it was determined to notify Chinamen In New York of the war and to warn them to be on their guard against A bulletin was hung out in front of 6 Pell briefly telling of the trouble In Yesterday circulars In Chinese were distributed throuua tho Chinese copied from a circular received from The circular in Chinese read Shut Toon Wu Yen In lorpreled this Kill all Circular from Wu Tine July Daily publishes a sansatlonal despatch from dated which as serts that there is no doubt that China has declared war against The Russian says the corres is restricted to tho publication of official and the publication of many despatches from the front has been I from a reliable source that the Chinese troaps and the Boxers seized a Russian trans port vessel laden with munitions near on the Amur about eighteen miles from the Russian killing almost the entire Russian The Moscow corespondent of the same aper telegraphs Leading firms here have learned that their tea and silk warehouses at Kalgan In the province of near the Great Wall have been plundered and burned by Chinese rioters and goods worth having been de j next suddenly attacked arid bombarded the town of Blasovechensk capital of the Amur on thi Amur Tho eurrlson out but wan anally Nearly nil uinl tliu toivn Wood has been Few are in hospital now that the soldiers have become acclimate he apprehends no furlhcr trouble on tho score of sick According to Woods mu nicipal selfgovernment will be a great Many Cubans are anxious for the Constitutional and it will bo held probably this Others prefer to gi Tho new school which are like those of have gono a long way Wood to perfect the educa tional Tho number of schools has been Increased to with UO About children nttem these There about childrenof school agrtt on the Island Tho school system will be further im Cuba Is Fald Gen but while there Is a surnlus in the treasury It will all bo needed fa Improvements for several Simi ot thn highways are In a wofully dllap Motnd The circular was sent to Lee pf by wu every yard of our fines im ported in our Jill PHee marlss ar lower than regular wbkt one of the finest custom tailoring stocKs on a level wit Warm Weather White Mull hemstitched1 White Lace Revei and Novelty Dotted Mulls for trim ming1 Sailor 8 9 SHE DOESNT FEEL SO LOWE SOME And Her Friemls Jut the Ileuctlt of the Tho family had moved to the city from thn Far and rather thnn move their piano hero they sold It It wasnt many be1 fore Middle town wanted an In talking to a friend ahe said fX like our apartments very but miss my piano very I hadit now I could amuso myself by singing and Why dont you get one wo do not feel able just They cost considerable you If I were you I would attend the Auction advertised In Tho Some remarkable bargains ard offered at these and there is no doubt that find a piano in that both sood and Attending Auction Sales IB a very popular thins with World Mlddletown did tie and got a splendid piano for little Now she doesnt feel tmlte so ;