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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - August 21, 1900, Winnipeg, Manitoba VOL 26. AUGUST 21, 1900. IN I 11 IN A. in imperial Li l a- but il U l ur lias a in i; at i pill pn I y. 1- ft 1 The Krst Major has the second i went tn M .is Chinese Troops Still Surrounded by Allied Armies in Palace Grounds at Official Advices State Decapitation is Fashionable Among the in f 1'ii.ul H. M N. 1" Sir Mr. THE WILLIAM Mr. a. i. a V. i I I The i lias u Fowler al j Consul Hagsdale at I saying allied in grounds at In Il is tlie has One dated August In entry into was by the allied the mi August lo and Imperial A body of Japanese troops was told to guard llu palace and there they met with obstinate Fighting is still solas on- of the army is in the and the divisi ni ly in outside of gives nf Japanese sul general at saying the report that the empress and probably the emperor aUo had left as privy lil the Lu Kon bridge on the Uth Sparing the banner ot the Also still in although Prince Tuan had followed the empress Want More to the 1'ckiu wires being little news of conditions in the ese capital has come through this What been received in- the allies are in need of The commander of Italian cruiser telegraphs frum Ing to of the that urgent requests were from Pekin on for the of further and that in answer those Italian marines seat ulf the Japanese minister in London is to have a last veiling that subsequent to tile entry into Pekin u Japanese went to the Imperial ace In afford whatever protection was The enemy were in was still message sent Tlie nisin body of the was at Ting Men Tartar with headquarters at Reports of presence of empress are the of a Shanghai cor- respondent of the is announced to he a prisoner by orders of the empress dowager ill the Imperial the a as detention in the tal will enable him to with he would to Prince minister in Sir Chili Chen Lo on being asked as to the whereabouts ot the emperor and empress dowager replied have irone westward to the old Hsian and I think they are safe Message From tlic Queen has sent the ir to the commandant m Pekin thank Hod that and those under your command have been rescued from your pel With my people I e w with the deepest anxiety for good news of your safety and the pv termination of your heroic and prolonged 1 grieve tni and sufferings experienced has left hind Mr. Julian in the Daily Mail this morning Quotes from a of high whose not riven who declares that is f endeavoring to secure An 111" it is thai will be a conference in order Ihal the pow may act in No Disrespect to Their Another important development is I hat two of tlie viceroys China made Inn to the it is that no disrespect lie shown to the emperor the press dowager of U is under- stood that the government is ed that at least one powers is prepared to answer that there will be no indignity or disrespect to their conditions inside of was made more clear to-day bv the dispatch published from Admiral At the war department il was said that the allied forces had apparently found a state of anarchy in it. had been found fur the troops to restore Times Aug. Times ing with the dispatches from ington says proposal of Li Hung as il is does not afford a possible basis ations of any we have definite as to the cal in Pekin we hi sure that the first duly the may be to set up a government with which they i an The time for negotiations has yet When it does ar- must be upon a ferent basis from suggested in the Washington telegrams and must be conducted by a different tor from Hung if they are to have any good Aug. Chinese advices from Pekin say that Hsu Tung and Yi Lien of the anti- and Li a have been and thru Yung Lu has been imprisoned bv It is added that Ihe others and the dowager empress are west of under the of Prince Li Hung Chang goes north Hong Tung was v member m imperial and the civil Li Shan was a b of ministry of the The identity Ii 1-eii Yuan be New Aug. afternoon a dispatch saying the Chinese report iv that Li Fing before reported died on August 1_. After a Hani St. Aug. chief oi staif to the forces in reports the war the defeat after hard the of Tuk Shi Pass and the occupation of An Imperial lias been issued prohibiting t a arms or ammunition to l Leaves Tor Aug. Von by his left Kerlin this -n route for to hurricane in y humorously shall try what can be done He had great ovation when he passed through and At tal he was by tho re- Belil Count Von takes with him house but t of an asbestos proof and witn rooms and a Is Aug. cavalry has left in pursuit the dowager empress and her according to telegrams from the north received at Shanghai by Chinese These dispatches aver that the empress and her treasure by have already arrived at Wu Tai in Shan fai The landing of British troops at Shanghai is not causing excitement among the A detachment of French marines landed Customs cruisers are reported to have gone to Tien Tsin to take away the foreigners rescued from Pekin Many influential Chinese have interested themselves in the fate of a Chinaman sentenced by an court at Hong Kong to six months ment at hard labor because he was a member of the Tried INTERVIEWED MR. of the Free Press asked for their is nothing was the re- prospect towards a ment appear said the looks Ibis No amount of could cit anything from the Morning advancement at ill on cither That was the statement of. Mr. when asked by a reporter for news as to the strike de- machinists tee were in consultation with Mr. Cross all morning and still hold out for a general increase in wages again meet Mr. Cross this will be done by tho company if the men continue to hold asked the are still able to run our trains as was tiie high do some of wages was some classes ut work as high as per CAME FROM RAT Wish f a Young Man who Is a Itay St. K. a young man from Hut started in to make Jarm the day he struck Roseau by burning a The Roseau county are what to of the case FIS il is from periodical fits 3f insanity and s mania for The stilts hoard of lions and charities re a letter from County Belf who wishes to have ham deported to itat action be until Secretary J. F. Jackson FIRE AT Thp Mill and Elevator Smull of 1 lour nil of the Aug. Wednesday night alsina uf lire in our and il was Hint the niill anil Wiis on The lire first observed about A of willing sunn a Inn I lie ic Mvu it. Kol small v of was to the section the suply water C. It. mid ut 111- I I lie a the itself been ef some il ing by Ihe 1'. M. Oin Is. i 111" id h is Hie -in- 111" ami mil II will a Ihe 39 WINNIPEG OFFICERS IN Williams With First Mounted Goes Westward to Col. Evans and Second Battalion Move Towards SOWING ACTIVE Minnesota A arrived last night of the Minnesota The visitors began day's suing in Montreal by a rip Victoria bridge this riv railway authorities lad structure at he disposal OL the for and conveyed the Kirty thither on special As the the company they were well pleased with Ihe view of the harbor and city which obtained from the party returned to Ihe ture station t After a drive around tho the ists were taken to the mountain after addresses of come from mayor and Sadler and from Mrs. of P. of A. and others luncheon was partaken passed off ly and were replied to with International Toronto and ardson of Clover celebrated wedding Among guests were W. It. Ross S itherland and Mr. and c S who arrived Winnipeg to participate in iv Many friends attended this after- Will Sunn Still Aug. of In- telegraphs that the general rainfall over the most affected The cro is promise well in the central sowing is active and the necessity for free will surely are still very high is prevalent throughout Hyderabad am in bay there are receiving C. It. Employees Aug. joint com- the conductors and trainmen of the C. P. On- tario and Quebec who were unable to come lo an agreement with Superintendent Leonard a revision an the scale OL have now an to They laid their case before day and were promised an The with Canadian in writing from the Oil the yudi as il was possible to lind i for- started westward the from Hulton's it is that they are join hands there with ami his little band of from Colonel Kvans lias gone in command of Second Major Williams of tiie the rest camp here a considerable number of our men remain With Colonel and nearly all the Lieut. Captains Wynne and As soon as men can be remounted it is understood that they will rejoin their Dr. Devine has gone Vereeniging with the Second also Lieut. who was left behind at is now restored lo Unman Catholic left yesterday for n on i returns after a i slay J are a ano sickness aim nig nl Some men are in Ihe at but I have heard of cases ihal nei d excite alurm among at hardiness most ol whom are used at a of has the of all who hav c. me in with and 1 think I am correct when 1 say nol a in our column has d so little from the effects of fatigue and ations as our men In their guage and in their ideas the sanctity of. property in an some of them may what wild and but that it comes to and endurance they are absolutely and emphatically all H. s. NOT TO IN- To Itich their their Mrs Mrs from their noon Want all Canadian Aug. second at- tempt tn bring in a to charter n line to the White mad was foiled this afternoon upon same of the Dominion in wailing a. of boundary question and thus conserving an all Canadian such a war Formal Shields 1-utuness j j 1 i point 1'olnl to make Ihe of 'the United Steles been known iu be named as commissioner for a cessation ot s The suggestion is said to be due the fact that as Mr. Conger ia now has the ad Hi struck here the fall of ain being over I inches in hall an damage is reported lo Telephone and telegraph wires 17 of a son ol was drowned while bathing n oner Port Distressing Aug. distressing accident occurred at 1UO Bleury St. Charles a upset a which set fire to his in- The mother rushed to the child's assistance and was badly The mother child were removed to the and will probably both at Del i Aug. 1'he of the lower peninsula of Mil higan were by a. severe electric storm tins The damage to crops is im- menue Scores of barns were struck by lightning and burned with their one fatality lias been In Detroit the damage will reach Aug. Fielding and 111.in1, with Sir Louis the Dominion reached and will probably remain few Their trip to Ihe old country occupied exactly one Both coming after the duties a very arduous session has certainly done them New Aug. cial Cable company makes tlie ing announcement to tn telegraph lines beyond by messages for whether by the ern or eastern are subject tu MR. R. HERING IN Now Lien Between T. and T. Minneapolis CHy Sinking of Pumping to Improper Shoring Broken Pipe will Take The adjourned special meeting of Ihe board works was called lasl evening at 7.120 The entire council was present with the tion of Aldermen Sutherland and who are out of and the result of the deliberations amounted to practically After Chairman Ross had tapped the table with an abbreviated boulder a few times in order to the meeting was on a business basis Testimonial to a Fort Aug. was presented with monial bv the mayor and citizens tor efforts in stamping Ihc recent He isolated himself with during the time to stump tlie dis- MASON ENGAGES DE WET Boer Commander 15 Miles From of 600 From C. Employees With General of General Increase In The committee the ma on strike against the C P. were in consultation yesterday with Mr. Cross until late in the They again pressed for a general increase and were again told that it would be to grant it lo Mn Cross pointed out to committee that wages of the skilled men were now grood and in asking for higher for the men those who should grade high were being regulated by those whose work required little or no The committee were unable to see their way to an agreement and left Mr. Cross to consult with Manager What between the com- of waited on Mr. is not but when they came after the interview they to be over some Speaking to the chairman of the a Aug. 21.-Special dispatches from Pretoria announce thai Gen. De bivouacked miles from the and that Mason Briskly engaging him yesterday The Pretoria correspondent of the Standard wiring yesterday says trial of Lieut. of the Staats with being concerned in the plot to kidnap Lord purpose of gaining ing that Nek was ly Dn Wet resumed his march shadowed by Gen. Canadian Aug. Col. who commands a brigade division in the Canadian Field battery in South 1 sends to the militia ment a. diary of the movements June 4-UU, in which time il moved from and after a few of which were more or less in had been a communication was read by the rity clerk from Mr. John H. C. offering bio services as a consulting engineer in connection with the waterworks The city engineer stated that he had received a couple of answers lo inquiries and a telegram was read from Mr. W. F. of saying lie could leave there on Tuesday at 1 p. must be back on the His he were day with and he would re- quire a fee of not less than wire was received from U. M. of New slating that Mr. Rudolph was in but was expected back Aug. and asking if his arrival could be Mitchell asked what work the was lo replied thai a series of questions would to be written out for him lo such as ing methods of gelling over the present difficulty and defining the de- Mitchell wanted to know iC the was to make up an pendent report without consultation with the city Hell thought this would be rather an absurd way of doing was Dell's motion was put and j Home said there was a far I liability of. the case being I whitewashed if an was I as a consulting engineer than if a local man was j Home more discussion ensued I Ihe matter when the committee ad- i to meet again some time 1 an answer is received from Mr. The special meeting of the council yesterday turned out not to be a council meeling at but simply a meeting of the board ot works to which the other members of the council were It seems there was some misunderstanding about the matter and the city clerk sent out notices for a committee There were present when Ross took the besides Sharpe and Mayor Some time was taken up trying to ascertain the I lor of the when it was de- to secure some of the other aldermen and they were telephoned In the meantime there was i ing to do but sit around and await their I During the interim the city I who was stated that l was no change in the boner 1 the walls had been tried with instruments and found to be I They were only pumping lightly at I Ihe the output being at Hie of about two million gallons the water perfectly out any trace of Tlie wait was enlivened by an cation between Aldermen ind Barclay here was too of a sensation be- ng made of the it was thing like the recent smallpox scare and had been made did and there was no evidence before the court that Gano originated the The court adjourned until when the judge will sum Over BOO Boers Aug. war office has received the following dispatch from Lord Roberts Hamilton captured two Krupp guns at Nek on August Three British were engaged the Boers ad day August at Roode Kopjes and Crocodile There were few reports that Boers rendered in the Harrismith district on August 19." Only Cape Aug. De demand for the surrender the British force at Commando is considered as a pretence for the rifles could defend an area 14 miles against the Major who commands D battery in South says in a letter received to-day It is reported the force will leave for home in Canadian Aug. 20.-SIr Alfred Milner cables from Cape Town that the lowing Canadians are dangerously ill. 7400 at Cape 28 Mounted at De 443'' Canadian at Canadian Smith R C. at R. C. at Hushes Canadian second message brings news of the serious wounding of 10n and the mortal wounding of Corp. The latter has since died at Both belonged to the hrst Canadian Ruttan was the only man able to supply him with proper Col. Ruttan asked permission to and said there was no one who knew more about the work than without speaking ly and no one had the Interest of the work more at heart than He was willing to give any consulting engineer any information at his com- mand in order lo help him formulate some decision and to enable him to make his Ud Barclay said he wished Ihe ex pert lo go fully into the malter and find out some Md Bell said he did not believe in getting a. man simply for the pose of finding out what was wrong in order to get the knife into Chairman Ross retorted that this was not the a man was wanted who go into everything and find out what was wrong and what was right and what is sary to put things into proper Then the matter of selecting an ex- pert was considered and the choice seemed to lie W. T. Jennings of and J. T. Panning Bell moved that J. T. ning be communicated It was explained that the had been instructed to do this on Saturday Mitchell moved in amendment J. H. Fingland he but this was He then moved that Mr. Esplin be This also Sharpe replied that it was a natter in which public in- and he proposed to I it. the report had originated with Barclay then it have been all said he had more ex- than Sharpe on course you une ar in men in in fact with any un- ler heaven is My on the other hand is and Campbell finally in an appearance and followed shortly Chairman Ross called Ihe meeting 10 Then he explained the gestions in regard to securing the services of Rudolph with the of W. T. Jennings or J. T. Col. slated that he had wired Mr. but had no Chairman Ross then called lor The city engineer in answer lo a question said there was no perceptible at the lie also ex- Mr. scheme as drawn In reply to questions from the men he said he did not there would have have been any trouble it 11 had not been found necessary lo pump out so much The ing engines were on their own ations and had not settled there would be practically no vibration from As to the curbing ol the well it had sunk about six inches on city engineer attributed the sinking of pump house wall to im- proper shoring or some other defect in the construction of. the The broken pipe between the well pumps could be replaced in about three Then followed a long dis- cussion as to the effect the chimney was having on the walls of the ad- joining The chimney was described as ing a foundation eight feet deep twenty-four feet square of solid con- It rests stiff blue Col. pointed out that the committee should boar in mind that the water that is the well alone had cost only whereas contractors wanted from lo when Ihe scheme was first and if another well was necessary the city would be ting oft very Sharpe moved that expert waterworks engineer be to take charge of the system and be kept on the grounds until it Is com- and handed over to the Some discussion arose on this point and the motion being put ed. 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