Galveston Daily News, August 13, 1900

Galveston Daily News

August 13, 1900

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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - August 13, 1900, Galveston, Texas Mr. Pocketbook Has smaller demands made on him if his owner reads the Ads in The News. BURN _ EUPIONOIL Bold by WATERS FIERCE OIL CO. JoKorporotod May iO, USE Long Distanca Telephone gfar l: 69TH GALVESTON. TEXAS. MONDAY. AUGUST 13. TO HOUSTON, Improved Facilities. ....Perfect Service. The Sontlnestern Tel, aM Tel. Ce. TEXANSf ABROAD. lit ftiew CPIOIIL TO Till NZWB. Now York, following Tex- ans nt-e reglstert-d at Nov.- York hotels: I. Cohen, Uulvldcre. P. Abell. Park Avenue. Buli-d, iiroudwuy Central. Schwarz, Colonnade. San A. Gray, Gorard; E. II. Broadway Central; I. JSpran, Colon nude. Koine, Park Avenue; D. Boddo, Grand; T. W. Thoiniieon, Colon- nade; Mrs. II. K. llutchinson and Albert A. E. Wall. San Green, Broadway Cen- tral. J. Kapple, EarlliiKton. Meyer and n. Wuil, Belvldnro. Neaihcy. SI. George. C. McCord, Mrs. Mc.Cord, Mrs. J. L. Conu-ay. St. George. Rockwall-J. II. Townscnd, Et. Dennis. El i'aso-H. T. Kugi'rc, St. Ccnnls. 31. Rhet, T. Sollnsky, S. F. Elnberir. Colonnade. Smith and wife and Miss S. t Halsull, St. .CCOTKC., A. Greene and if.' Greene, St. George. CHINA DESIRING PEACE Li Hung Chang Appointed Envoy Plenipotentiary to Negotiate Peace With the Powers.: The Edict Asks Director General Sheng of the Chinese Telegraph Service. FOR CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES During1 the Given to Minister TVti for Transmission to His Not Made From Confer to General ChafFee. JUDGE REAGAN Will llcnllcn After tbe Alumni Iteport of Cuiiiiiilmiluii HUH Been Submit- ted tu LuitlMlu-lure. SPECIAL TO NEWB. PiiloMtlnc, Tn., An-. Is only n. shallow nf truth In Hie statement apvear- llitf tu tho el'feet that I would n.'HtKH my Dosllkm as chairman of the state railway Hon. John 31. Reagan this mornlnt-. "It has lonjr b-en my Inten- tion to resign, but Oils, I uc-lteve, Is ijretty well known." "When will you tender your "After the annual report or tho commis- sion has been prepared and submitted to the leKlslaturu. The report will be pre- pared this Mil. The h.'Blslatnre, yon know, Will not meet until thin -winter. "I will ruslKii bwauso there are other to whleh It will one day be nec- essary to give run-fill constant utten- tlon. For Instance, It has lonj? been my desire to write a set of mon.Tiilrs. with this In view, 1 havo collected much mater- ial, but have not had time oven to classl- fy 11." "Are you Fatfsliod with tho renomlnatlon cr Mr. HU: Has "Sntlslled Is not the propiM- word. De- nioro nearly expresses the way I t Washington, D. Official evi- dence of the desire of China for a peaco- setUement of hoi' present difficulties was presented to the department of state to-ony in tho form of nn edict promulgated by tlio Kmperor Kwuux Heu, uppolntlnff Karl Li Iluiitf ClVaiig: as envoy plenipoten- tiary to ncaotfalo with the powers for an "Immediate cessation of pend- ing1 n. solution uf Uiu problems which have grown out or the anti-foreign policy. MlnlHtcr "Wu this morninj; yave tu Acting Secretary of State Adce at the depart- ment. a copy of the- imperial edict which ho had received last night. 'tv r ihu ueiici: that thu editjt presented a means of peaceful adjUKlment of the present trouble. Sir. Adcj madu public the text oi' the eillet In thy following xtutemeiil: "Tho depnrtnu'iit of makes public; tho following imperiul edict, unpulntliiK Vlvwroy J.I Hunts Chanj; as cnvuy plfiiijin- lentlar.v propOKo a roVwt t Inn nf hostile demonstrations and with Hit- powers, copy of v.-l-Jdi was delivered hy Minlstt'i' Wu to the aUiiiy; secretary of state this morning: "An edict forwarded by tho con- sul on tlie -1th day of Hi.-, suvt-nlh moon to Governor Yuan at T.--1 Kan, Shan Tuny, who trai smitled H un the seventeenth duy of tho saim; imxm (August Il> to the taotl at Hhang'lial, by whom H was MinlsU-r Wu, who rt-eiilved It on th of tin- same dny (AUjust lit. "Tho Imperial I'Ulct as triinamitted by th privy L'ot'.nrll is as follows: 'in the present conflict between Chinos. :iiul tlnlro luis hfen tuimu mls umliMvduiiiliiK on the un.rt of the foivlb' nations, and also a want of proper mcnt fin tho uf .somi- of the loonl au- thorities. A clash of arms Is followed b> cahimlloup results nnd mused a rupruro of WORK OF NEGRO VANDALS. In re- constructed at omv. Sclitiol will Stiptenibur a, and will In? i-uivluded wfUunu Interferenco. Holhroolc follcHe rout-nth- from Mm i-V-uutiiln Oily liind c-oin- puny to the llanlists Uiis SOI-UDII intend bet'inninj; tla-ir work this year. Ilnru iiml C'oiifentK. rn Tun NKVS. Wills Van Zaiult Co., Tex., Aujr. The barn of It. was d.'- atroyed by morning- .-it S o'clock Cause of tire unknown. Loss un bjini niui for tn thu Jn- surunco Company of North America. Hiiuill 1'Mri' nt Iln.strop. SrECLiL TO THE NKTVB. Kastn-p. Tex., Aim. Fire broko out this morning at 2 o'clock In tho rear end of the Iron l-'ront saloon and ri-rUuunirt owiu'tl by 'r. O. Orsbunic. The h-Jlisr ami eontiMHy wcn> damaged. Tl'e uron- erty. is insured. Errcru, TO Tns KKWS. Cnlvort, llobcrtPon CO.. Try.. Allir. This morning nbnnt C nVInc-k th- .Iwelllj'm' -Imu-o of Kd InK'rahm. ,m W, Mnnn.-ih pff'-t. VTIS- y, t; greyatine about Ur.u; m no to the- world. We hcieby apii Muiitf ChaiiK us our envoy tlary, with fiiHtructlons to propose at once by U'letfinph to thu Kovi-rmiu-ntH of tin several powers i-uncenieil fur tin- Inimedi- ccrnatlon of lioHliU: demons! rations, wlih-h lu: hen-by autliorlxed to conduct for our part, for tho settlement of what ever may have to bu dealt with. The oMlextlnns nro to bo sever- ally oom-ldfn.'d in a manner and the residt of tho to us I'ur uur sanction. lte.upcct this.' "The nLove is respectfully for transmission to your oxrollom-y, to bu com- municated to the secretary of slalu for his excellency's it is conceded by the Washington officials that the conferring of nK-rnrv au- thority on Karl ].l, to with thu Dowers for a settlement of existing troubles Is a move In tlio rlsht H by no means that the t'overnmc'nt will consent off-haml to open m-K'tLinilims with him. Until the demands of tho United Ktatc-H havo been acceded to it Is regarded as highly improbable that thu government of thu Cnftcd States or any of the Kuro- pcan KOVLM'nmcntH. all of which have made practically the samo demands on Chinii. will consent to a "cessation of h'ostllo demonstrations." The strong hope is ex- pressed hero that the Chinese government will accede to the demand eventually, and per hups very soon. The following belated message from Min- ister Conger was transmitted to tlie department to-day by General Chnffeo. It expressed simply his ability of "hold out" until General Chaff co should coino to his relief. "Tien Tstn, Aug. Adjutant General, Washing-ton, D. C. .Message received to- day. "J'okln. Aug. "Wo will hnld on until your arrival. Hope- It will bt: soon. Send sueh Information as you can. "CONGER. three days after the taking: of Tang: Tsun. A dispatch lu'a nuws agency from Tien rsln says: "Junks and a tone block tho river beyond tin- advanced posts of tlio allies for a consMuruble (liBttiiK'f. hut 'the dryniiHS contlnuc'i, and thu'country sOod marih- uiuc-r, subsidiary uykes having1, made the enemies' tlummtng- ineffective. "ll is believed that some have been added to thu expedition by the in- crease In the numbers of ihe British naval brifc-ade." Korea, according to a. dispatch, con- to Japan seniUKK1 troops to pro- Title for I'inerKPnelL'K. (ifMioral Grodektjtf rvporti! to the Kussian war dfiii-e the occupation of Santa Chu and the ]iiis-es across tin; (Jliannua mouiituins. OrUeis IIUVP been i'ssnctl for thu formation oJ iwii itddKlujiul Sluerlan urmy uorpH. A Hemi-offlclal Kluinghul lultKraui pub- 1 shod In SI. IVter.sbury c! use H bus tlie Kt'nd- of Iruops to Bhanyhai as "with- out tlie Icnst ni'i't's.slly." The reception ol1 tin.' message from the Itiilfnn mfnlst'-r In iV-tln el'lVctu-illy dls- fnnien of the report that I.e had xtarUU for Tii-ii Tain. Tho Mail publtsht'H an Interview with tin- ll.lnie uf III., r to you ih-j nl tliu exiwdltloiiary They nro confided to your loyajty and patriotism, while 'Buard honor and UjflBii n-inli red 'ne'JcsKary'' of ih... Ulsn-BarU of our t 'n'ld1'- "nd civilization L''11" nou-eonimlsuionod and soldier let ilat.s be t.j you a sacred irlft Th, 'ofly mission of ml slot! conildrd to your expe neerooa were probably fa.tally burned and thrca olhers seriously Injured by an explofllon at the Sioss furnaces this morning, caused by the collapse of a lining. A terrific explo- sion followed the .collapse, sending 'largo sheets of tlmne out of the holes at the bot- tom of the furnace, complelely enveloping ihe men who wero at work around the stock. Intoish Young and John Arm- strong, who are probably fatully Injured, were burntcl from head to foot, not a stitchj of clothing being left on their bodies. Colonel Snrrrmlera. Washington, D. C., Aug. war de- partment received the following dispatch, containing cheering news from General MacArthur at Manila: "Manlln, Aug. General, Colonel Grassa. Auguet 12, in. vicinity of Tayug, surrendered command tu Colonel Freeman, Twenty-fourth United Ktates volunteer Infantry, consisting of one inajol-. six captains, six lieutenants, 169 men, 101 rules and 50 bolos. _________ "-MACARTHUR." Sumlny I-'ittalitlen. Allanlown. PH., Aug. train strikes a stage coach containing o. funeral party and kills and injures thirty-five people. Twelve persons were killed In a storm around Xcw York. Tho wirt! of the Mexican minister of rail- roads died suddenly on a train near Jersey. City. Ordered to the Knr Maul. Lltllo Hock, Ark.. Aug. 12.-Company A. Flrsl Infantry, which has been stationed at. Fort Logan II. 3too'c since its return Irom the Cuban war, Iwis received orders to leave at once for San Francisco. 'They will leave lo-morrow morning In d speciat train, and eipect lo sail for on Aiieust I'll. Company K or the Twelfth In- fnnlry will be sent to tills post. A lUllIiiur In Triinrimrr. KnoxvIUc. TiMin., Aug. special to the Journal and Tribune from Itcnton. 3'olk county, Tennessee, states that Dr. J. W. nri-Kory, a. well known physician, shot and Inslamly killed Alexander Green, a mer- chnnl. In a despcrale encounter s-rowing out trouble over alleged Improper rcln- Hons Urcg.-iry and Mrs. Groan. K Klro nt Telia. xvlile. Tenn Anff. At nn early hour tlii.T nun liie ;.ut lii H buiidtng iHllolning Hie old Taylor shop of Prcsldenl Andrew Johnson. Tha hlslorlcnl liulldlmr saved from destruc- tion with dlflli-lilty. I.ondiui. Aug. Tho Chinese minister bus the mivermncnt H copy of nn endlct nppiilntlng L! Ci.ung to upea for ucuce. ;