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   World (Newspaper) - August 10, 1900, New York, New York                                Weather Fair Stationary OHfe of tfce gbinese Talks of Chinese Their Love and Lives and In Next Sundays Circulation Books Open to 1 Circulation Books Open to All Weather Forecast Pair Stationary Cbe fiirrfrom Scientific Europe Astounded at the Re markable Manifestations o a Geneva First American Translations in Next Sundays XLL Ity tlie PrcBH Pnbliflli IIIET Jfeiv Yorlt NEW AUGUST f CBXT In Drentcr Nuw York niKl Jimcy l TWO CENTS ontnlilc of Greater Xctv Vorlc nnl Cltr niul on ROPES READY TO HANG ALL THE JEWETT ARMY Whole Country Swelters and Suf1 fers Under His Overheated j CHICAGO BREAKS ALL FORMER ForSix DaystheTemperature Has Ranged Between 90 and 96 and the Nights Have Furnished Little APPALLING 393 IN FOUR nafncMM Practically Suspended Ex cept by and Drug1 Wlilcli Are Forced o Ttirn Aivny Great Part of Vnst Piitroi Special to Tho heat records In Chicago have been broken by the swel i IV tering period with which the city is now Y For six successive days the tempera Future has ranged between 90 and and F the fall at night has been but 10 or 12 I The winds come scorching off 11 the prairies to the southwest laden with Health Department reports ahow that during the first four days ot this week there have been 893 deaths from all I j If this rate continues until Sat 6 urday night the citys mortuary will i I Breach the enormous total of There were only 434 deaths the whole I of last Of these 186 were children tinder five years A large proportion of the Infants were victims of the others succumbed to diseases re I eultant from the There have been 60 adult deaths from and prostrations M Business has beeri seriously State street la deserted by Restaurants and hotels complain of lack i of Only saloons and drug stores are These can I ly handle their J The lake excursion steamers are crowded to the Fully pco i pie spent yesterday In the Every j line of business is affected by the I Hot Again To i Many large establishments allorved employees to leave ait 2 i There Is no hope held out until to ll morrow f The heat wave extends from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic and from Dixie to the j j Tomight a cold wave started in tho Northwest and Jamtrued the meraury j down under tho 80s along the Canadian The Chicago weather means predictions l for tomorrow arc There will be fair i weather during tho possibly thun i der storms at Continued warm i weoither and southerly Tho I barometer has fallen sllRhtly over the jij lake but general conditions un j i 7 Warm weatther will continue until Friday This was the hottest day of the hot Tho readings were j j Auditorium 90 92 I D2 94 l 200 93 95 4OOP 94 95 81 93 A novel Incident of the heated term Is thousands of fans have been given away In the down town The consumption of lee has Increased More horses were killed by the heat i today than during any other day this Tho officers at the Humane I1 Society estimated the deaths at There were a number of Instances II where persons attempted to end their lives while in a crazed condition due to the A pathetic case was that of a young girl seventeen years of Elsie who drank carbolic acid while temporarily Insane and died In agony before medical aid could be given Many teamsters were overcome as they urged their horses through the streets j end dropped unconscious upon tho wagon Even Stopped Even weddings were postponed by of the John Colbert was to have been married yesterday to a young lady HWng In the suburb of Oak Colbert came to tho conclusion at almost the last moment that It was entlrel too hot for the and early In the according to the state ment of his he started to Oak Continued on Second INDEX TO Wftuted 11 4 HhuWmiuu SiBllou Suit 10 7 BourdrrB Wmileil 10 3 l 3 Boinl S t I KuropeHnrito illicit 10 i Kicimloiib 10 a Kljtta mill Hi bl o i FuriiUliUl Houmn H Fnrnlilied Jtoouw 3 Vor Bill 10 Jlflu J 11 Cirriiii llolili 1 10 fi Bocltlla 1 10 I 1 ami uruui IWuilouil J italt 8 I Kit tit I to aloiiB in 11 W SI Unlurulihti Waultd 9 MISS LILLIAN CLAYTON Commander of the Order of the White Shield in the South Sends a Letter to the Boston Pro Negro Special to The who is Supreme Commander ot the Regents of the White an organization which exists In Alabama and several other Southern States for the promotion of white to day mailed a letter to Miss Lillian Jew the Boston pronogro In answer to the woman who proposes to lead an army ot black crusaders to New Orleans to avenge the death of the negro Itoliert ami wage war on the Southern thu doctor says It gives mo pleasure to inform you that tho Regents of the White Shield are a substantial lmdy of organized patrlots who are ready to receive you and your Ethiopian escort and extend such other service as would tie appro priate to express OUT contempt for one with a white and and at Ihe syme time to add another hue of darker shade to that of So come fair Joan ot and dont be ton modest about the number of black crusaders you bring with Ten thousand are not enough to tax our hospitalities In furnishing you Bleeping accommodations In our Potters In conclusion let me siuto that as we raise large crops of cotton in thls sec lion we an supply of rope OTI hand for every emergency anJ well know when nnd how lo use The lUgents of I he White Bhlclrl number many of the most prominent citizens of this part of tho country among its a big percentage of whom are Confederate The I letter wns written by Dozler In his i ofllelal Ticket Agent Westbrook Comes Back as Strangely as He Tt become known yesterday thait Lewis ticket agent for the Grand Trunk Railroad In this who myste riously disappeared a month apo and re mained undiscovered despite all efforts as mysteriously appeared Thursday evening at the home of his Jennie In Port He was apparenty dazed and unable fvr a time to talk The last four he had been a blank to him and he knew absolutely nothing of what had At the time of his disappearance alarming reports were circulated causing his family and many friends tho keenest So far as could bo learned there was no reason for his leaving Investigation Into his business affairs proved his Experts worked carefully over the boolcs of the Grand Trunk Railroad and found every penny accounted His family life was most He lived with his wife and two pretty chil dren on Westfleld She was prostrated by the disap pearance ot her husband and could as sign not the slightest reason for hla On July the day previous to his he caime to this city and went to his where he remained until late In the Then he returned but did not see his wife thai When West brook entered the diningroom Monday morning for breakfast she found under tier plate a note which read T am going perhaps for short and perhaps for but will be back some My IOVB Is with Be good to the little The lost seen of Westbrook was about 7 oclock that morning when he took a train for Plcton on the Lehlgh He had a dress suit wore a light blue suit and carried an um Whcn Westbrook reappeared Thursday evening at the homo of wife and his George of were immediately They arrived a lew hours Westbrook was overcome with When surrounded by friends the mem iry of the lost man gradually ne by one he those about Physicians advised absolute Jp to he could give 10 account of his It is not nown how he reached Port Jervls or vhence he His Bert who Is connected with the at took the Invalid to that instl LUtlon yesterday for rest and rocupera Fhyslcianfi say that overwork Is cause ot Westbroolis Court Rids Miss Smith of a Lover She Couldnt SpoHftl to The Worlfl order to prevent Juntos a prominent Cleveland from making love to Affnes Judge nissetto issued an order totiny restraining Cobb from calling on the telephoning to her or lingering about hor Miss Smith alleges that Oabb for sev enai momtihs past hns Insisted uiwn thrusting his attentions upon her and offering hor attentions which she repels and docs not receive from and that she has repeatedly nald so to him She alleges that In spite of all sho can say or do to relieve her self of his the defend ant insists in repeatedly calling at her place of abode In tho evening to see and that during Che day when she Is ait work he will repeatedly call hor up by telephone and Insist upon her conversing with When Ehe refuses to talk and rmiri off he will again ring she says and repeat the until It becomes an Intolerable annoyance to iher She s Lutes that Cobb has called her un bv telephone in manner tan or twelve times a day and that he persistently In sists upon so callilns her and Interrupt ing Miss Smith alleges that when she re turns In the evening Cobb insists uoon calling upon although she has re peatedly requested him not to do so and that when she refuses him ad mlttance he persists In remaining on the or at tho outside of the house or across the On several ocoaalons he has remained at or about her place of abode from 8 or 9 oclock In the evening until 1 or 2 oclock In the she Dur ing that she he repeat edly rings the bell and demands of the servants to see and being refused will sit on the porch or remain In the front yard and Insist on an interview Miss Smith uays that she has re peatedly requested Cobb to leave her alone and not call upon or communi cate with Miss Smith further says that she has become very nervous because of the annoyance ot Cobbs Miss Smith asked that Cobb be enjoined from calling upon from calling her up by from lingering about her place of from following her ou the street and from talking to her oT communicating with her any and that upon final hearing the Injunc tion be made Judge Dlssette granted a temporary restraining FiiNter Thau ISver to Two masnilicently alwUited trains leaving Chi cago tor California and via tho Union and Xorthwcfitern Service and equipment Sleeping oar western Irlno DRINK HABIT AMONG 400 SHOCKINGLY After 12 Years of Married Happiness Miller Learned the TIED TO EXPERT Though Living in Luxury She Took Humble Quarters and Tried to Reform HE TIRED OF HONEST Aprnln Wotit Alironil on n Tlilcvli She mil She Sued for All unconscious of a cloud which hung over the life of hor hushand from the shadow of which he had protected her for twelve years while thoy lived together In happiness and Fannie Miller learned by ctianco that which has bowed her and her little daughter In deepest Her husband told her ho was a pros perous insurance She says she hns learned he Is a professional After the shock of the discovery she tried to roform They relinquished handsome apart ments uptown In order lo begin an hon est life in loss expensive quarters at 281 Broome For year Miller endured with his wife and daughter pri vations which bore heavily on ac customed as they were to everything that money could Then Miller He declared It was Impossible to make money honest and sold they would soon resume their lifo of luxury made possible through his cleverness as a Miller scorned tho She pleaded with then threatened to expose him to the Neither for Now she has made Ift the Supreme Court for an absolute divorce from hor In her affidavit she charges him with being one of the most skllful thieves in this Miller was married to her hus band fourteen years They have one who now lives with her He had told her he was im insurance agent working an As to his employers or details of his business he always said he had nil the business he wanted on his hands down and pleaded Hint he be not both ered with It In his So they lived and Miller loving and at His wife and daughter wanted frr He would leave her for six monrths every year to go She thought he went for the purpose of soliciting In He always returned with large sums of money which ho spent It wias while absent on one of these that Miller was arrested In He was charged with having robbed a man while asleep on a cutting I ho inside pocket of the mans coat and se curing a wallet containing He was sentenced to be deported to but by bribing the Russian man aged to escape and reach this country Wife the His arrest caused a longer absence than and becoming made Then it wan she learned for the first time that her husband was a Upon his return she confronted him with the He sorrowfully confessed Miller was He prom ised to lead an honest life and live down tho This promise lightened the burden that threatened to crush tho She Is a bmve a handsome with dark although thirty five years looks much She said yesterday to a World re porter I never would have denounced my had he kett his please to me to lead an honest For twelve years we lived so happily together and I knew nothing of his calling except that he said he was in the Insurance busi In that time he all over the world robbing 1 have since wherever ho Ho would Invariably return plenty of and on one of these trips came back with We lived In good In anartments and ha denied me I leairnod of tho past he confessed the my heart was He told me ho did not steal In thls as the chances were too great against he people carried with them larger He of an Honest Then we took un an honest Ilfu and for a year lived without the bitterness of Then he complaining that by working hard and living hon estly we were compelled to live while tihe other way we lived almost I told I to llvo In a tenement than in a If the latter meant he must be a After a little while he told me of a the most expert pickpocket in the with whom he Intended form Ing a He said they had made plans to go to Russia and return I threatened to denounce both to the Then he and I learned that he had left tho country with the I could never learn hor 1 also know for a fact that when they returned a short time ago they brought with them a dozen trunks Illled with valuables and about in Upon Millers return his wife engaged Greeiithal of 31 Cham bers lo begin an action for Miller was traced to an east cafe bv a World reporter and admitted his I dont know what my wife he I told hor long ago she could have a divorce If she objected to living In luxury with a and now that she has denounced mo 1 hope she Is SEasy Capture of Yangtsun and Humility of Govern ment that Backbone of Chinese Resistance Is ALLIED ARA1Y WILL NUMBER WHEN CAMPAIGN REALLY French Envoy Says Force Must Be Big Enough to Insure Safe Convoy for 800 Including 200 Women and Children and Special to The T j will soon be according to the opinion of the Government of ficials here The backbone of Chinese resis the allies is considered L of Says that Drunkenness Is Alarmingly On the Increase Among1 Society Women and that Other Vices Are Jioon null Tralna leave Grand Central New by tho New York Central for Lou la and Luxurious Siicclol to he an nual convention of the athollc Total Abstinence Union of America today tho following startling statement SVIIH nuulo Wtlh the and endurance of local tuorncn in the punch bow and tuinc glass of and the beer citfi of God pity our our homes and our country I The and rvlhcr worrts wero ut tered by the Thin VicePresident of the U of in a report to tho effect that drunkenness on the Increase among espo rlnlly society have no lime to eat and aleii and must turn to what will strength to Ktt through their snrlal who read her took tlie breath of her listeners away when bluntly speaking of the use of intoxicants by society women would you believe ait many nrtcrnoon lens Intoxicatingliquor has taken the place of tea to a noticeable The There Is where the young debutantes begin to acquire the taste for stimu It is added to by tho wines served at their Soon they not care I i eat unless they have their cocktails The rest follows as a matter of There Is but cmc suro the manufacture of intoxicating There are many women from higher rlusses of society going to the House of iliu Good Shepherd voluntarily to get away from The number Is Increasing all the treatment for the drink habl fiirinng l lie 1 In ml red is now al most as coniJTion amons physicians us treatment fur cinigtm and I uuys that man wmnon acijuire the tMsto for alcoho from which they drink qon Htniitly and which contnins f6 per cent of They drink all tho essences which are for toilet uyc compound tinc ture of lavender for one One New York woman of wtiam I know drinks eight ounces of lavender tlricturo every This conlMna 50 per ol Thoy drink tlie essence of cinnamon und A wellknown phyHiolan lias writ tun us tlmt thla habit la Browing to an alarming extern among IVp prm Int IVppermlnt drunkards usually They aro very rTlflleuU to drunk to ixness Uho have the same effect upon lhsystem as Tlie habit of drinking light wines among the wom en M the upper clansos and of beer drinking among those of the lower cljMHiH is Thoy all meet the cnmmou Uvel of Radical measures are needed to chock Who can contemplate the future ouit a fOmddor If and other vices whirh nndormlnc and destroy tho llfe brfirlng force of the aro permitted ly to bat ovory opportunity nnd rncans for dnvelopfiigthem receive wf society tho protec tion of law Tlinn Ivak when startling statements were destined to tance to The easy capture of Yangtsun tin1 day after ieitsaug nail only laken by hard is ns duuhiy significant whau taken n eonneiini with the diplomatic of the Chinese Governmjnt In free communication between tinMliislery in Peking and eighteen inllrK liy rail from the lirst ohjjetlve of the allied forces on tho march to Icklnt and the second position of the Chinese forces beyond occupied by the allies last A brief despatch received Greelys oflici this morning of the announced Hie bare a despatch was ro ce ved from Chaffee giving The fact that the march from Pelt sang to a distance of about ton nnd tho capture of the place were effected In one Jay was greatly en Chinese Courage Ooacd It is that the Chinese wore demoralised wihere they cer tainly outnumbered tho and despite the strength of their position at they lacked tlie courage to stand against the Chaffeo previously estimated tho strength of the Chinese at Yangtsun at about and to that number was added the retreating trnnps from Pelt It had been assumed here that the allies would be reinforced before pro ceeding to but Chalfees re port shows that the foreign army pushed on Withnut The Chinese wore supposed to be strongly fortified at nnd It was reported that they wero making elaborate preparations to resist at that Washington ofllclnJn now belksve the march can bo continued to Peking with great Yangtsun will bo made a base ot The railroad crosses tho river at that so river and railroad be tween Yangtsun and Tientsin are both In an Interview this even it was suggesitcd that her continued quoting a ffrcat srlr dn tho world of woman Mother and at the womans rnon aH wcl1 declared that she had Mother Sup alcoholic ward at Bfillevuo the attend ing nurses and physicians state ihut sel dom a day goes by that some decent looking woman is not brought in or comes hcrsoU to The ratio IHS gone up frightfully In the past few not exaggerated thc conditions In the least If the state of af fairs was The she lay to a large extent In instill ing in tho young mind horror for Intoxi that conditions might be changed in years to come if not MARRIAGE A Stood nt IrcHciit nnd Flirty TwoStennril to 41 Sjxiclnl tollio strains of a military march George Atlolphus of the Fourth Artil and Miss Bmma Howard daughter of of this marched the altar In the Church of the Holy Trinity here it was a military The bride declared that the strains of Lohengrin wero much to slow for a llndosiecle The approach of the wedding party was preceded by the sounding of the reveille on the Then the organ ist started the The usliers pre sented arms to th bridesmaids and the party twostepped ocrwn the aisle to the Flags decorated the and many soldiers were present in fulldress uritonns with helmets In FORTUNE FOR CaiiitullHt Estate to Woman AVIui llefrleiulccl Special to The was a hand some remembrance of kindness and friendship of Una who had be friended cared for Mm In his old that the late Nathan left In his By the terms of the document Graf Is to have all MB with the exception of a bequest of to the testa tors Inez Luella and another of 5500 to his Over the Delectable Tlie through trains o the Hallroail craact the Allcghanleii at tliolr prcltl GIRLS TREED THE It Wrm and btii They UIIH n Special to Several girls from the summer boarders at sought a reward of S3 which had ibeen offered by Farmer Henry Cook for tho discovery and re turn of a twoyearold heifer which had from his They on short travelled acres of woodland and suddenly came upon tho lost heifer at There was a chorus of screams and the girls ran a mile so badly frightened they forgot their William Roberts heard the girls released the which had fallen from a ledge Into a and pocketed Farmer Cooks The girls recovered their courage nnd demanded a but didnt get BEES STOP A AltlldiiMl to the Hcurne Troa on HI IK Kent of Hie SpftClnl to Thn As the hearse containing the body of An drew Bracken entered the cemetery near here today one of the horses trod on a huge nest of bumble The bees attacked the causing them to run The driver was thrown from his seat and the body of Bracken was some time later picked up half mile down the The entire funeral party armed them selves with middles and beat off the went on a search for the carried It back to the cemetery and pro ceeded with the Complete and Readily Tho Went 23d Station of the Pennsylvania to nba or commanded by tho Tlie troops must havo travelled by rail from Pcltsang to which leads to the belief that tho road cnn be utilized between Tientsin and Yang Is From Yangtsun a wagon fol lows the river to It is the Im pression hero that the allies will follow this as It has been reported that the railroad has been destroyed and even mined In Admiral Seymours column was obliged to turn back from Ijanglang because railroad bridges were burned ahead of Should tho advancing army follow the railroad instead of the the next flght would be at twen tytwo miles further on and half way from Tientsin to Beyond Lang fang there is a gradual rise all the occupied I Frank Nintih I sixty j Ninth United States J Fourteenth United States In I lantry and Battery i United States Artillery nearly all F jrroni Fourteenth Namegf i I j Manymen prostrated heat and t i i Yanstsun captured 1 T Wire i Need own i All Captain in Signal T f wny to PelclnR nnd the marshy ffround Is left Army Xcxi A despatch from second In command un tho Japanese sent In the Wnr Department at and transmitted to the legation le pnrts that un 15 next Wednesday iln Interniuionivl army will men and that tho real advance on Peking will begin The present movement oE some men doubtless is viewed ns a reeonnofsance In the main movement of the army of follow on ho This makes clear tho meaning of despatch that Yangtsun was the objective Tile War Depart ment here has been considerably puz zled over statement of an objective far tif It from Terauchis de that the lirsl forco of having opened up communication to took forwaro es lablished this advance base arid thug cleared tho way for the advance of the larger force on tho The capture of Yangtsun an important strategic branch of the fastmaturing military Tho placo is about eighteen miles beyond and little less than a quarter of tile way to Scrivens wire has much showing that there is direct telegraphic communication with the army in the Aside from the assurance this gives of speedy transmis sion of news from the glvos thd additional assurance that the line of communication Is Intact back to the ilrst bswo of bate In the day the State Department received an Important despatch from ConsulGeneral Goodnow at Shanghai announcing the landing of British troops He did not say that he had pro tested against this but lie ro norted that tho merchants strongly dis approved the landing or the British fearingthat it would Incite the amiforeign Chinese to Thla Government will not WALDERSEE COMES HERE ON HIS WAY TO Marshal Count von recently appointed to command the German forces In and looKed upon In some quarters as likely to bo CommanderlnChlef of the intemationul has arrived here to confer with the He said to night My appointment Is due entirely to the Initiative of Emperor I shall start for going prob ably by way of San In a short I am fully aware of tho great diffi culties I shall have to meet In China and of tho extreme delicacy of my po iltion but I can only say that I shall do my best to provo myself worthy f tho honor and of the confidence placed n me toy Countess von Waldersee will accom pany me to line United Tho Field Marshal was In consultation onlght with the General Start and tho Minister of It IB understood that Emperor William uroaohed some weeks ago the subject of the command to Count von Waidcr re basing his proposal upon the condition that all the other powers should acquiesce In the Aa o this latter point diplomatic ions have been going on during the lust ew Emperor with whom ho Count Is an especial im mediately France following iomewhat rary and Italy quickly consented tho icqulescence of the United States ana 3reat Britain was next auj he assent of Japan came The German Foreign Ministry Wld the Associated Press this evening that the Consent of the other powers has been The number of olunteers the rmy reserves who have signified their to go is eald to be From this number It Is under stood that a not exceeding will bo A portion of the oorpa will leave a Beaher In the LoHal An siciger declares are not enough allied forces now in China to couture and hold taking Into account the tlie condition of the roads and the Tho Chinese Minister In Hal hns received a despatch sub stantially Identical with the alleged Chinese Imperial edict ordering the safe conduct of tho members of the foreign legations to This he has for warded to the Foreign It Is as another Chi nese The Government has received another telegram from Herr First Sec retary of tho German Legation In Pe which is not but says The French Legation al thoiih halfdestroyed by tho not only affords shelter to the members of tho FYench who are all In good but ilso to the members of the Austrian who refuse there after the complete destruc tion of their own The French Jjegatlou building is surrounded by Box WiiiacrBccK Appointment Jleans a Special to TUP sugges tion hns come to this Government from Berlin that Count von Wal dersec net as supreme commander of the allied lorces in Secretary Hoot will lay the matter before the President next As Count von Waldersee will not reach China for two months the United Slates will be In no As n general proposition the Adminis tration Is acrceable to a common mander for a but be fore accepting any Xorelfrn officer   

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