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JliPflN NEWS i ' . < »1. 4>* .. V< ». ,t >7« V *$ ' Bmperor Eulogizes General Yeh ' tn a Special Decree* EIOE IN OfTtM GETTING SCARCE, food tar tint Army »nrt People tn •rn Ghltttt ttenonklnft a Serlottl Qttentlon, Dlesntlsfnnl lotv Over tlie Surrender ot At* legecl ihtintieie Spies by Atn«tFle»tt Con- cut Genefftl—Corenns Beeomlng Plratea, VICTORIA, Sept,, 84,—Additional news ft! interest concerning Chlha and Japan .has been brought by steamers just arrived from the two countries. The ac- Counts say; The case of two alleged > Japanese spies who have been given up by the United States consul general at Shanghai to almost certain dmh at the hands of the Chinese, attracts much attention and canses no little ill-feeling among Americans and Europeans in China. These young men had for some time' been pursuing their studies in Shanghai and like the majority of Japanese residents were in the habit of wearing Chinese dress. With tbe idea of serving their country in some indefinite way they undertook at the outbreak of the war to collect information "Which they thought would be valuable to their government. What they gave to the government has not yet transpired, but it is charged they made drawings of tbe defenses, in consequence of which they were arrested by native officers in the ' French quarter. Upon the Japanese consulates closing, it was rumored tbat all Japanese remaining in the country should look to local representatives of United States for such aid and advice as could be officially vouchsafed. Delivered to Chlpefe Onitodr. They were handed' over from the French consul to the American consul general, in spite of the protests and demands of the Chinese governor,'who insisted on their surrender. Mr. Jem ingham, consul general soon discovered that the suspected men had no connection with'the Japanese authorities and they acted wholly upon their own responsibility. It is understood that after due investigation be was disposed to ship them to Japan, bat on reporting the incident to Washington, he received peremptory instructions to deliver them ' to Chinese custody, This was done Sept. 5, to the intense dissatisfaction o£ tbe great majority ot aliens dwelling in 'Shanghai. It is believed by Americans that their government felt it imperative to inflict what was virtually a sentence of death upon these over zealous Japanese. Supply of Bice InraMolent. The governor of Canton published a 'decree forbidding all people under his authority to purchase or use goods 01 Japanese manufacture. An insurrection has broken out at Chaugshan in the Shan Toong province sufficiently formid adle to beat back the detachment o troops sent from Wei Hal Wei to quel 1 tbe disturbance. There is no evidence that the outbreak has any political significance, though hints to that effect appear in the- Chinese newspapers. The general distress In the neighborhood aw the apprehensions of famine sufficiently account for popular disorders in more than one locality. Fears are expressed in tbe north' of China tbat the supply o rice will he insufficint, not only for the people at large, but even for the de mands of the army and navy. The grand canal route from the southern rice growing districts is blocked above Chin King, and doubts have arisen as to th< practicability of transporting grain by sea. The difficulty of securing ships for tbe service is great and the conveyance •of food to the Chinese troops in Corea ! across the Gulf brPechU te completely •out off by the Japanese cruiser*, Emperor Eulogize* General rek. The Chinese imperial family has been persuaded that tbe rout of the army a Aaan was a brilliant victory andNiohi who figured iu the preliminary fight a fiongnwan, bos received a present o 40,000 taels direct from tbe sovereign and General Yeh, who wo* there in com maud, has been placed in full control o the troops in Corea, with promotion to the rank of field marshal and bos been honored by a special decree, in which the> emperor enlogicet him fa these wtrds: "When General Yeh vanquished the foe at A*an the empress iniuitfestet her favor by bestowing upon him ¥0,000 taela. Now ho memorialize* n* that hi left Anau with 10,000 men, fighting hi way through the Japanese army, o whom he slaughtered l.DOQ, losing only 900 of his own follower*. We nereb. proclaim Yeh's bravery and the valor o those wbo served under him. Let him oend u* a lUtt of all of bis officers, iba we may forthwith promote them, and also a list of bis killed, that we uiajroou Iw bonntie* on (heir families." Ill* K*«IIM| OroeloMlr «•<•**«. Supplement to the above, «n edict has bten published dated August W, consequent upon the latest dispatch received by tn* emperor from General Yeh, Tha oQoer has at last found it expedient to inform hi* sovereign that after tbe bat tie at Asm, which be still olainu as « vtotory, he wiw surrounded by «uoh •tsvwhelintng uuwbart of Japanese tha ajtar fighting desperately for «l« bout* Vo&d inflicting frightful slaughter upon the wt«u>y be was compelled to r»tre» * and carry tbe remains ol bls*riny to « •awrwidwvou* at Pblg Yau, H« i bmnbly begs that he be Nverely <wn anted for bin failure to destroy the Jap» «0M forces, but the emperor proclaluii that *inoe he was ab)« to atoape, thougl hemmed in on nil tides by an army »ev «raj MUM* larger than hit own'and to in iict a heavier low than fee himself «u( . fored, therefore, hit werU i» tufflqient (o eowpeuiato for any inability on bw par aod hU reu,n,e«t (or censure it graoloiwly f' V tht ADBPuawweat *tao oou»e» iyow Pekiit thttt tieueral Yefe hm b from (he chief command iu wnUy oouferwd on Ww, aad, l| by au ofliwr of mpeiior rank to pas iii cn«3 'Mi'. b4rg«s ady for? sin Foreig Telegrams inencB of the !<>ui Ml by dnving pites to otsttttct tne i lenvi ag only a narrow space for througb. To close this the Japanese should flt>- loaded with stones are iug. Consul* Remonitrnte, Announce that iu come- continued tefttsal of the BIG FIRE IN PQRTUHO. ttost Disastrous Conflagration ttt the City's History. irlvileges of s LOSS REACHES NEARLY $1,500,000 governor of [Shanghai to allow that city Hie neutral port remonstrance was sent earlj* in September by the iiga consuls. j As no satisfactory answer was returned, ithe following joint resolu- ion was adopted and forwarded to the Chinese authorities: "The action of the aoti of Shanghai is most unfair ton neutral port; and if he continues to act in such a violent manner, troops will be anded from tte American men-of-war 'or the protect on of the inhabitants of he settlement.' Two Europe tn missionaries have been murdered by Chinese soldiers. One a frenchman n; mod Josean, who had a arge native following in the Corean own of Hongjk ia said to have incurred he displeasure of General Yeh on that warrior's retreat from Asan and to have }een beheaded (after a form of military irial on imaginary charges, A Scotchman, named Jdmes Wylie, was set upon n Siae Yang aid beaten so brutally that le died in a few hours. Gorean* Engage In Conspiracy. Corean adventurers are taking advantage of present disorders to engage in piracy, on a s nail scale. Within the past fortnight several Japanese fishing boats have been seized at different points off the Corean! coast, their valuables stolen and crews barbarously maltreated, Warning has men seat from Shanghai that an attempt will be made to disguise » number of ships belonging to the China Merchant's Steam Navigation company and dispatch them under the British flag with munitions of war and provisions to plaees occupied by Chinese troops. Foreign neirspapen in Japan announce that the new war bonds cannot be held by aliens. This is an error. The de partment of j finance declares that the subscription is open to all persons irre spective of nationality. The Japanese newspapers continue, to charge EnglUh officials in China with unfair partiality toward that Empire. Trustworthy tvidenoe U thus far lacking, bat complaints are so numerous and direct that inquiry may become necessary. Grave discourtesy ia attributed to Admiral Fieeraantle in his recent correspondence with Admiral Ito. The intention of Corea to send each forces as she can enroll to fight the Japanese standard has been formally proclaimed and the first detachment has left Seoul for Ping Yang. Marquis Saiohji, bearer of gift* from the emperor and empress of Japan to the king and queen of Corea, has been received at the court of Seoul with demonstrations of welcome. _.^ Refuted Prince Chlng** Beqneat. LONDON, Sept. 24.—A Shanghai dispatch states the government baa refusec the request of Prince Cbing president of Tsung U Yemen, that he be given com mand in Corea. The dowager empress of China has donated another 8,000,00( taelsfrom her birthday fund toward meeting the expenses of tbe war. Threaten »!• President. PARIS, Sept. 24.4-M. Caslmir-Perier's life is daily threatened. Death promising messages come to by every mail The president seems to pay little atten tion, but it is a fact be to closely guarded at every turn. . BulgarianBleetlon*. SOFIA, Sept. 84.—The Bulgarian eleo tions show majorities for the supporters of the government, i U. Btoiloff has re ceived an enormous majority, and it is reported that M. Zankoff to also elected When the Engines Arrived the riro WIM Beyond Control— Sorted in the Doelt. Much Valuable Frolglit Oagtroyeil Thut WB» Stilt In the Cars— Three Men Sup- paged to H»ve Perished In an Elevator, Cholera Learing Austria* VIENNA, Sept. 34.—Tb* cholera has so diminished that it is now confined to a few districts. Twolre districts which were Inflicted have been entirely free from the disease since Sept. 11. Csar Had a , Sept. 24.—Telegrams received here from Cracow, state the czar bad a fit of appolexy during hi* stay at Bjolo- wesh, which left him weak. Hit rea condition is kept secret. . Death Hate !»•*, Vetenborg. ST. PETKUSBUBO, Sept. SM.—The health authorities report that daring the perlcx from Sept. » to Sept. 19 there were W new case* of cholera and 00 death* from the'disease in this city. Csar Oawtlug Trouble. VIENNA, Sept at.—A rumor that the ocar was dead created a panic (n flaaa oial circles, but the excitement was al layed when It was learned that tbe ru wor was unfounded. PARIS, Sept. i»t.—American tonrUta are iuteretted in a recent decree ttuiuj all peraon* lauding lu France from steuin ve*»eL» touching at French ports 60 oeu time* (10 oauts), KUeteU a Mew PARIS, 8ept.S».— Ex-Senator Bardetta* h«« bean elected senator to auooeed Ueua tor Molnette. Big Out !• Sept. M,—Tha Hamburg ..... Steamship couipauy bos re Attoed lu iteerMge ratal an«;0fth> Sept, «4,-frlnoe ff«jpf«UH von Tr»cbeab«rg bM beea «p. goveroor of B W». __. FRANOIBCO, 8ej|, »«.-Judge Mar low decided, (n the jlMt« e«tr»4«tou caw, that Ewta, Bpl»«M, ant) BUI toweftte. oinubi be •»^radlt*cl, ai their offe»»e»«w»re pwrely pplUloAl. H» bold* that Co}, Juan Cl»ufu»gos «»u be e« tradlted oo the oa«ig* of uiurderiug a clticen of Bin Salvador, Nxw YORK, teut»4.^0tk a««e foriH«r)y of LoalsrUle, Ky. tnt a suit to recover |lof),<K» d»m«g«« (o »li*uftUog th* «4e«tUu« of McNeil, , Or., Sept. 24.—The most disastrous fire in the history of this city iroke out at 4:30 Sunday afternoon in he dock of the Pacific Coast Elevator company and raged for three hours, de- trbying property valued .at nearly |1,- iOO.dOO. All clay long a heavy wind had been blowing and nine alarms were urned in. The fire department was cattered about the city looking after the mall fires, when the alarm from the elevator was rung in. The scene of the Ire is Lower Albina, across the river rom the main part of the city and it was at least IS minutes before mote than me engine could respond to the general alarm. Fire Wat Uejrond Control. When the engines arrived, the fire was beyond control and in half an hour 'rom the time the fire started the docks lor half a mile were on fire. Nothing could be done but to let the fire bum tselfout. The fire started in tho dock oelow the Pacific Coast Elevator company's main building and the wind soon 3rove the flames to the elevator itself. The flames shot into the air 200 feet, making's beautiful sight in the twilight, The coal bunkers of the North Pacific Terminal company on the west were next attacked and were soon a seething mass of flames. On the east was the Dregon Railway and Navigation company's wharf, 400 feet in length, and this, too, was soon on fire. There was no means of getting water on the fire except from the river and the fire boat Is an improvisbed old scow and of very little service. This elevator contained nearly 600,000 bushels of wheat. The new plant of the Portland General Elective company, which had just arrived from Linn., Mass., was standing in the yards of the Terminal company on cars, not yet having been nnloaded. The plant occupied an entire train and the machinery was of th* moat expensive kind. The most of it was destroyed and the re mainder badly damaged. Two hundred freight cars, 80 of which were loaded with wheat, were destroyed. In the Oregon Railway and Navigation company's dock there were 1,800 tons of freight, consisting of wool, salmon, general merchandise aud cement, ail of which were destroyed with the dock, There were stored on the dock about IV ODO cases of salmon from the lower Columbia river and Puget sound, await ing shipment for tbe east. It was valued at about $10,000 and was partially iu sured. Supposed Three Men Fertihed, Every available locomotive at tbe terminal works was set to work moving freight cars out of danger, but the fire burned so rapidly that all could not be moved away. Sparks from the fire weni across the river and set on fire the bone- yard, but the fire was extinguished be fore any serious damage to the yard was done. The large steamboat Willamette Chief, moored at the yard, took fire am was burned. She was used aa a tow boat and was valued at about $45,000 Three men are supposed to have perished hi the elevator. Charles Anderson, a man named brown and one named Mur ray were seen at an upper story window of the elevator' and it is thought they were all burned. The losses, as near as can be ascertained at this time, as as follows: North Pacific Elevator company, $500,000 Portland General Electric company, ma ohinery, $50,000; coal • bunkers on thi North Pacific Terminals company, $40, 000; Oregon Railway and Navigation company, on dock, freight oars and steamer Willamette Chief, $250,000 merchandivo in docks, $900,<>00. The in surauoe carried will reaob more than $500,000. GOING TO CHICAGO IN A WAGON Deu*«r Man OUlnu He UM » Boad VeUtcl Wbloh Will Rival a Train. DENVER, Sept. 84.—George W. Dow ui8.u has invented a wagon wltb wutol he hopes to reaob Chicago in 74 hours If bo succeeds, be claims, a prominen Chicago capltaliit will pay $10,000 for half interest in the Illinois right. Fiv hundred dollar* for every hour lew than the schedule tftue will he paid, Ordinary road* will be patronised and tho cost o motive power U estimated at $9.05. A start will be mode Oct. 10. Gasoline U the motive power and tbe luaohln weighs 1,400 pound*. Motarlau* Verger Caugtt, OUNTON, Mo., Sept. 84.—United State* Secret Service Agent William J. Burro took a notorious forger Into cnttody here The prisoner gives hi* name of J, B. Me Cullnh and bis age as 80, fie Is know under many aliases, among thorn belni William Qiitler, W. L. Strong and ft Wright. Re & wanted in Arkansas Louisiana, New York City, Kau«<u Cttjr St. Jotiouh, Atlanta, Ga,, uud iu other places, A number of blank ob,»o» with forged names to them wers fouu la hU effects, aiigar Trott luillolmouU Prepare*, WaMIINOTQN, l*»|Jt. M—The »*p*oted indictment* agaliutt Menira. Har0ui»ys «u4 Swte» pf tuu »ug»r tru«t, who r« fuaud to ttiuwer <iuo»ti'juu a«kodi lh»i» by the somite invest^ lUng couunlUo huve peon.•ftntiUy frame-i Iq the district attorney'* otftw and only awaits (h notion of Hie grout) jury which will urs tent (ham to the court. Bciu.NTO.v, I'a., Supt. JH.—T. V Powdurly, tbe noted ox-labor ieadar wut* funn0rly> nJmiiU-U to tlw bar o L«ukuw«uu county. Hu ha\» ubout toi'iuluad to open a law omu« iu New Yoi'k city and locutti 18 AUTH091TY TO 86 8UPHfeME. npc'i Next Encyclical Will tebUrfe 8ft> lolll't Jnri»tl!c«on, WASHINGTON, Sept. 24,—Bishop Kean, ean of the Catholic University of Vtnerica has given out the information as a result of his recent audiences with he pope, that the latter would In the ncyclical soon to bo issued set forth for fitat time certain important enlarge- the functions, authority and ignity of the apostolic delegation in the Jnited States over which Mgr. SatolU resides. Bishop Kean says he is ira- tessed with tho desirability of estab- shing the papal legation here on a basis ximmenstirate with the extent and char- cterof tills country. The details of OW this will be accomplished, the rfahop doca not state, as theso will be made known in the coming t"\".ycHoal, t is probable that Mgr. 3ato!h'=i juris- liction will be enlarged nnd that his ttthorlty will be supreme in this county and will be subject to appeals to tome, Bishop Kean says thin does not mean he establishment of an American •pope," as sometimes suggested, as the upreme authority of tlie ablegate would xtend to cases of dispute and would be n the nature of a supreme court, subject lowever to tbe papal power on all qnes> Ions outside of those of the church juris- liction and procedure. Bishop Kean regards Mgr. SatolU as a permanency in his position. "Of course it is settled be- ond question that Mgr. Satolli will be nade a cardinal," he added, "whether, towever, it will be next month or nest year it is not decided." Bishop Kean aid he had read tbe article of Bishop Spaulding in the current North Ameri can Review ascribing the growth of tbe American Protective association movement to the discontent over the appointment of Mgr, SatolU u ablegate to this country. The bishop laid he hadin- brmed the pope in response to inquiries •hat the American Protective association was a passing expression of bigotry and was no longer effective. Will Wear Reform DretM*. TOPEKA, Sept. 84.—About 100 of the suffrage women of Topeka will come out in reform dress, They have entered nto an agreement with Dr. Eva Harding and Dr. Agnes Haviland, said to be reduced 1 to writing. This agreement describes the costume. It is to consist of Turkish trousers covered by a skirt reaching to the fold, a close or loose waist as the wearer may prefer,,and cloth leggings to match the trousers. It ss the intention of the Topeka women to organize into relief squad*, so that a number of them may be on the streets all day and thus the community will become familiar with the reform. Pension Agent Charged With Fraud. WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 24. — Henry Lang, who before he moved to Kansas was a pension attorney in New York, was arrested at Marion on a United States warrant charged with fraud, perpetrated io connection with his practice as a pension attorney in the east. He will be returned'to New York City for trial. Oldest Clan Leader Iu Mliionrl. MEXICO, Mo., Sept. 84.—John Reed is dying at his home in this city. He is in his 00th year. He was born in Marion county, Ky,, in 1805. He has the distinction of being the oldest class leader In Missouri. He cauie to this state in 1831 and settled in Boone county. Brake a Bloycle Record. CHICAGO, Sept. a*,—O. F. Bolumn.the crack long distance rider of the Lake View Athletic club broke the 100 mile record over the Elgin Aurora course in sis hours, 18 minute* and ttu seconds, re duoing the former record, held by Gnnther, by 87>£ minutes. SPARKS FROM THE WIRES. Name of the post office at Appomattox Vn., where Lee surrendered, h«« teen olmiigvd to Surreudur. Leouldm Merritt was awarded 118,590 in Ui<» null against the Mtnalee railroad or Jotm D. Rockefeller. Delegates from the drouth *trick«n Motion of Nebraska mot at North PUtte to davlse way* and uiuuui (or assisting th destitute, The cornerstone of tbe new courthoun ot Suawuee county, Kau*a*,w»* laid with Masoiilo exeroUei. The home of J. A. Biveiia, a farmer ntn uiporla, Kan., was entered by burglar* and 1405 stolen without awakening tii family. Prliouer* lu the dock of the orltntaa court «t St. Iioul* umiie a ds«h for liber ty. Seven escaped, but tares were cap tured. A tteoUtou waa rendered at Leaven worth, Kan,, holding that tho Kanwa* Australian ballot law I* constitutional, It U reported the «ugar trust will »Uu down notue of It* wftwerta* uwxt wsuk in ordor to work off the large »took of re fined nugar. Albuuy county (N.Y) Democrat* placed WW» uarn* at toe head of their urltuHr; ticket (or governor. Ttif HawaUau election will be hvld Oct. Nu Uoyaltit nomination* bar« bwu WAS A DAY OF SORROW. Nineteen Cyclone Victims Buried In Kossuth County. Mr*. O. J, Holme*, daughter of frnuat Murphy, U>* Uuiperauo* Teuturer, soourod a dlvurce from bar huabnud beaau»» h* I a hunt drinker, Dr. U<mjM»ln V. Hoplor is dead at Kor Bcott, Km. H»w»ion»of thu ornmiUer o( the Mlawurl, Kauta* Huil TttxM Hull road company, Kouwoll Orosby, (athur o( LAV. Cro»by. who «•«» seopnd »«»i»uiit to tlt» ttttornej gem-rnl uu4er Pro»lJuut kiarrUou, I* dun ' it r'iv\s|'ort, Ills, CnlKurula nito* are Mug out by uearl. uvory iraiuooutinutildl Hue, auu a rut war \» b<«U*r«d to b« iiuuilueut, Cui'Kiiu W. 0. Uoudwlit, bUtloimd Vttui.uuvtur, Wwih-, who wa* «uurt lunrtinluil ou a oliur^o of drunkoa >m»», has been uuiiulttcil. Ttif luitur uarriur*' uuuvuutiuu at OUva laud uilj'Jumed alter upiKitutiuu a com mttine tu hdjutt thv trotvblo butwuau tw Nuw Voi'k City usaovlfttlou*. 8»v»--r»l meutbcr* uf tho Vtntt ludlau National Uuard*. wt>r« utt l>aoause tbt>y (uituil I6W uuf.f. who wtttahodi tU»u ouo orlod, and hi Voluo rung »tru»«uly lu th«»\uWou nllei)w tlio wwuou of Uto OU> 1ST OF THE KILLED A.ND [tttfJRED BOOTH ARRIVES IN Saltation Artnjr Commnndcr Will Be If eVeral Miraculous K»cnpe» Front Death, Barbed Wire Twisted From the Posts. Vncattoloa In town tJemocrntto Statn Ticket fitted— Colonel John Rentier Re* •Igns — Mrs. Hennott Acquitted. Atc»otJA, IB., Sept. a4.— Sunday was a ay of sorrow for Kossnth county. Nine- eenth funerals were held and others will ollow, The death list In the county was! ROBERT STEVENSON. • MRS. GEOBOE BEAVBR'S CHILD. GrEORGE HOLMA.N'8 CHILD. JACOB DINGMAK, Port Dodge. MRS. Fti£t> FnsNcti AND TWO CHILDRK*. CHILD OF ALBERT QAKKB. WILLIAM SWEEPPKS, BOY AND OtRL. CLAUSSEKDOX AKD CHILD. » MOSES CASTOK AND WIFE, IJWKED'S MOTHER AND TWO CfULDREX. ROCKWELL'S BA.nr. At least six more will die. The in- tired are reported as 89 in number, as ollows: Mrs. Robert Stevenson. Mrs. Carl Barrlck. Carl Barriok, Barrlck's boy. Three other children In the same fam- If- George Beaver's Infant and' adopted boy, Horace Sobeneck, will probably die, Mrs. Myron Scheneck and child. Mrs, -George Holman and three children. Mrs. Clausendon, cannot live. William Ferguson and wife and child. Mrs. Peter Peterson, skull fractured. Mrs. Swan Peterson, both arms and K>tb legs broken. P. T. Ferguson and family, all slightly njured. Tarn Tweed, severely hart. * Alexander Tweed's wife and five children. Mrs. Rockwell, «*dly hurt. 3. Eden, badly hurt. Mrs. F, Meyers. Coffin* Needed •* Every Station. Thomas Britton, a tanner near Wesley reported missing and presumed to be killed. Professor A. J. Lilley of northern Iowa normal school came in from Garner and report* 18 dead in Ellington ownship, north of Garner; 13 near ktanley, Ellington township; 16 north of Jritt, Coffins for the dead are needed at every station and scenes of the wildest grief are being witnessed. The storm as witnessed from this place was one of ndescrtbable grandeur. A funnel shaped ciond swept along to the northeast illuminated by almost continuous lashes of lightning and roar of thunder :hat was deep and continuous. The opera house was packed with people to witness a popular play and a panic was almost accasioued by the warring elements. Robert Stevenson, living about lour miles north of Whittmore was the irst victim. He was hit in several places and was fatally injured. His ;rove looked aa though it had been mowed down with a scythe. Calvin Barrick's boose on the Henry Durant place was made in kindling wood in an instant and all of the 14 occupants but two children were injured. Mrs. Barriok wits hart in the back by timber lying and tier spine so injured that her tody and lower limb* wera paralyeod, A 6-year-old boy named Charles Lee wai hit on the head and will die. Toe house of Fred Pompe was completely demolished, but his wife and five children came out of the wreck unhurt. Btrbed Wlr* Stripped From Fait*. The force of the wind was such that barbed wire was stripped from the costs. At George Holman's, the roof of hit house weut, leaving the walls standing, and the whole family was carried up Irom between the walls and away about 30 rods, one of the children being killed. GK W. Ferguson's family was carried «ome distance through the air and all but one lauded in a hedge. The baby weut a little farther and wai found seated on a pieoe of the roof. The wife of Swan Peterson had her aknll cat open in two places and some exposed parts of her head were literally packed with sand, plaster, hair and grass. Particulars aro coming in all the time which indicate that halt of the horrors of the cyclone have not been told. The scene of desolation was visited all day by great crowds, all available conveyances being chartered. The destruction of property will not be less than |100,000. Moat of the farmers were well-to-do with sung bank accounts, but number* of the victims who were renters lost everything, only conio of them lotting their families. The permanently crippled will make a long, and sorrowful liat. The wire* are down moat of the time and new* U hard to gat or vend, COLONEL JOHNOtA.Tl.eY RESIQN& «2-37. ST. JoBNs, N. F., Sept. 22.— GenersS William Booth, who founded the Salvation Army, arrived here on the gteatnei Carthaginian. He is the gnest of Si* Robert Thortrarn, ex-Premier. OeneraS Booth will make a tour of America, visiting all large cities in Canada an* the United States during the next si* months. A parade antl big meetings Were held hete. "The purpose of this .tour," said the general, "is to inaugurals a great revival movement throughout America." The general will be i» Chicago Nov. 28 to 27. He will sail fot home in March, Four Commanding Officers Killed, LONDON, Sept. 28.—A dispatch from Shanghai says: The commanding officers of four of the Chinese warships were kilted at the Yalu battle. Admiral Ting was wounded in the neck and leg, but in no case seriously. Five ol the transports are still missing. Three Chinese transports are reported to have been captured. AH the Chinese warships that were not sunk are badly damaged. The Japanese ships are prepared for another attack. IU»»»«II»UOH or tit* low* Hume VoiU|ilaUd, MAUSIUU.TOWN, la., Sept. »».— Tho official investigation ol the Iowa Soldier's Howe affairs has baen completed. At a meeting of the full board of commissioner* Colonel John Keatley turned over all fund* for which he was rwnouilble and tendered hia resignation a*. com- uioixlant, which wtw accepted. It is understood ho will accept a position on a leading Now York dully. CoiuuiUslouer t. R, Rutuklii of Suenandooh, wan elected oouuuau<lant to wive out the re« Udiwler of tho term, which eipire* neit May. The financial affair* of the tiwu- tutlon aru now lu «atl»faotory »uaj>o, the roinulutug few hundred dollar* of apparent nhorUgtt boiutf made good, Coluuel O. L. Loiiglay of Waterloo will bo ainwtut«i adjutant in plaoe of FctKi Wall*. Or. Blvohanl of Marshall* town ww elected treasurer and Major Rateklu rwlgued aa ineuibor of tb» board of ooiuuiiatlouvrs. tovtiug to an aootdsnt to tat st«amw Ohioora, 1,800 axQuralontata, bound Iw Chleago, w«r« Uft at «. Jstspb, Mlatt. G«u«ral William Bloouui dl*d lu A»h- lauil, O., aged 14. H* wat brevottwl u brUf»iUsrK«ui>ral lu IMS for til»v«ry, Uioliard Y«U>», only gwxfcou oHllln- ol*' noted war governor, dlrd at hU uoww lu Jacksonville III*.. a««i 16. . Overrated. BERLIN, Sept. as.— The Chinese diplomats here declare that the importance of the Japanese victory at Ping Yang has been overrated, but admit the Chines* general made a great mistake in not waiting for Li Hung Chang's 60,000 disciplined men who were coming overland. It is believed China will unquestionably want to avenge herself and will devote the winter to preparations for » long campaign. Will Banquet OongraiuuMi Wilion, LONDON, Sept. 23. — The chamber of commerce is to banquet W. L. Wilson- oil West Virginia Thursday. United States Ambassador Bayard, J. Sterling Morton, secretary of agriculture, Congressman Isidor Straute of New York and other prominent Americans will be present. Cerro.Fiuco Betaken. Lnu, Pern, Sept. 28,— General Bar- gono, chief in command of the operations in the departments of the north, left here with his staff for Kten. The government baa retaken Cerro Pasco, which. was captured and then abandoned by the rebels. _ fc Kmperor St««red the Winner, SWINKMUKDE, Sept. 2V. — At the conclusion of the naval maneuvers- her* there was a parade of the vessels. Crew* from the various ships competed in a regatta. The gig of the Hohenzollern was steered by the emperor antl won the race, _ Baulan War Ship* Sent Emt. LONDON, Sept. 22.— A special from SL Petersburg reports that the Russian iron clad linperator Nicolaie and the first class cruiser Pamiatozabo from th« Mediterranean and three cruisers from Cronstadt have started for Vladivstock, Date of Belgium Election Fixed. LONDON, Sept. 23.— A* decree has beea published dissolving tho Belgium chamber of deputies|and the senate and filing the election for Oct. U. Son of the Cxar I* III. LONDON, Sept. 23.— Alarm is felti*. Russia for the serious condition of the Grand Duke George, second son of the czar. _ New Freight Agent of the Great Korthera. ST. PXCL, Sept. aa.— George O. Summers was appointed general freight •gent of the Great Northern. NEW3 IN ABBREVIATED FORM. George Sohnmus was hanged at fitts- burg, Pa., for the murder of his wife and children. Governor Stone was present at the conference of the Southern Methodist* at Jefferson City. Hog cholera is said to bo ruging in MoLoim county, Ills., uud the animals are dying in largo numbers. "OUi Hutch," the puce famous apeou- loter, ban ouuued a "one cent cigar'* utauil . opposite the Chicago board of trade. Owing to Ills trouble witU tin: iiiuyot, ex-Gam blur Quhui, the Evnug«list, hot been shut out oC Minneapolis. Milwaukee Day at the Wisconsin wtata fair drew out S5,000 people. All the gubernatorial candidates were present. Bishop Maea luis suspended the Catholic Young Men's inatitutQ of Cuviugtou, Ky., (or dUuuxwlug beer at a Veceut picnic. New boards of tho Catholic summer •obooig at Xi>w York have decided t» make th» suasions six week* in length hereafter. Grecian brigand* captured a judge and hlii tuutiataut near Lttwla, on the Turkink frontier and killed them. Tariff was the tame iu the election* i> Victoria, Austria. The uew member* an pledged to reform pr«iuiut dxuiec. Nothing ia known iu Nebraska of W. JonkluB, purpurtlug to hail from ArctvUla, that *tat«, and said to be aolloUlu,; aUl itt Chivago for drouth victim*. St. Lout* PreshyUiry atV>pta n resolution dttolnrluK that politic* *b»ll not uu- Ur into th* work ol CbrUtlau £uileavor •ocletlt*. . Lli«)o Cliri«ty pleaded (cullt^ at Cartb- *gt, Mo., to atoallug a liurvo ami buggyi and wan »untunc*tl to two ye«nj lu th* (HtulUiutlury. Frank Lonkot Floyd, la., was bold for trial for alturlug and gildliijt ailv«r cjuar- teiv «ud uttlutlutf them otf Cot f 10 gold In »u ftddros* bufow tbo Ohio Bauker*' CompUolUr Bokel* crltloUod a ol PopulUt*. jury \\tlliu<Uoi Hitv<Mu»y«r «ud 0*«rltt*, o( thv »ugar wait, for iwf u*al to uusvvvr uu«»ilouv of Rd«liitt>r Pnwcott, who wo* *lii>t in tb* QurUi, Mu., «tUiui|iU)il tr«iu robbery, U *kej)Uw«l about thu guu<i luutivw, of th« \V. II, Wdi>ii, * tu«rrl«Kl butln«M>* lUxiriok, la., i*uml«ir »rrv*t fur ob«4«!uu It'll on* tltruugh tU» utall to Nttllt* Cunningham, •&<> viil«i« ltt«k*r. Senator FauikUM of We«t otiatrmoit uf tti« OMluEfmutloual oouiiuliUt), lia» wotlnw) Bvuutur Uu that tk« comutlvtott u»u»t r»co««l*ti th* 'IHliuHult* «« thtt regular Vrmowutitt or- guuiwUuu lu t

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