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WAR IN CHINA. By Electric Telegraph.-Copyright. PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.

Roooivod July 30, (it 8.W n,m. , Ho>a Konu, July 30. Tlio Ohlnoio roprooomlng the Rusohn Btnk inPokln oonGcm tho massnoL'o. Tho Minlfllora killed tholi' fumilloa whon tho L3guLinn9 woro otormod. Sir Uobort Hurt killed hlmiolf rather that! fall into tho lundn of tho OIiIdoso.

Booolvod July 30, nb 0.5 ft tn, London, July 29 Tho Mohawk hag arrived }n Ohinafrom Auckland. Mpjht British wnvshipo tiro otatlonod ab tho mouth of tho Yatig-tgo-Kinng. Four thousand Indlaa troops havo <lrl'ivod ivt Shtuifflinl.

Itaoclvod July 30, al 9.10 a.m. ITo.so Kong, July 29. Twonly-oighb thousand allioa tiro now Ab Tioniiit). Tho Y»ngl(Z3 Viooroya, wiillo profoosing pcucj, tiro ouoigolioally picpiring for war.

Washington, Jaly 29. Tho authorities hero now suspect Mr Oongoi'n cypher mo sago bo bo a forgery. Ucooivod July 30, at 10 n.m I out Dauwi", July 30. A Gorniin cillaoi- In describing fcho. dunigo to tho Iclis at tho bomb-udmonb of Tftka oays : Tin Uhlncao realised tho ncCGHttily for doutioying tho Mixim?, and flred with grout rdcoo3h on ill) I liu, 8llooolng bix Maxim.'*. Thd Tt'Ia wau struck ropoatedly by eholln, and in a nho.t timo bocamo almost a wreck, llor funnol and dook houscc, bow ntooring hoago, and tolographs woro swepb away en, I o'y. Captain Linn?, who was on tho bridge, win sovoroly wounded, whilo I/out onanb Utillmtn and seven mon woro killed, Oao of tho Itcasi in boa'u wao ropoitudly otruok by ahollf, oiusing great destruotion, Sho hoelod oror in an alarming manner. Captain Linns, with ono foot Bhatterod, and wouhdod all oror by eplintors, regained hh post, and continued giving tnotraotlona until tho bit'lo was dcoldod, and way then oirriod away to provonb blooding to death. A prominent member of tho Itqform Party who flid from Pejcin on Juno 6J> siatoo that over 100,000 Boxera and Manohu tcoopa wolo in tho oiplbd when ho loft, and wcro continually bolng augmented, Tho Legations had boon attacked poraiabontly toy 10 days, and when ho quitted tho olty hn bi'liovcd ono or two had boon destroyed. Ovov 4000 poaooablo oltzans, apart from 2000 or 3000 natlvo converts, had boon »hln in tho streota. Tho ocoapant3 of tho Tarkar Oiby woro afraid of boing pluuderod when tho Doxoro got beyond control, bat by diplomatic moans tho oltioa woro olo.wod of tho dmgerouo fiends, and a strong guard put to provonb their ogress. Whoa Jung Lu advocated tho nupproBHion of th'o Boxora Ab tho Grand Oouholl a groat clamoar arose amoni? othor Gritud Ooanolllora, hoadod by Tuan and King Y', who donoanood Jung Lu ps a traitor, and overwholmod him by numbors. Finally Tuau and King Yi oilod out that they would tiko all thu rosponaibllity of tho war against tho foreigners, and rushed from tlio ohatnbor. All dooorum and otiquotta woro thrown asldo, and tho Empress Djwagor lofb tho ohtunbor in doapalr. NoltliOi- nho nor tho Emperor have slnoo boon soon. Whon this boo*mo known bo tho ounuohs and tho Palaoo ofllolalo tho cry was raiaotl, l( Up with tho T.i Trlng dynasty, down with tho furoignorc," which was hikon up by iho populaoo in the Tartar Olty. An hour aftor began tho coign of Prlnoo Tuan and his clique.

lleooivod Joly 30, at 10.12 p.m. London, July 30. A Bluo Book on Ohitin h;ia boon pabj llflhod. Ib shows that lord SilUbury throughout oorreotly gaugod tho gravity of Boxoiiitn, and tho inactivity of tho Polcln unthoritlos. M. Piohoa, tho Fronoh Mlnistor, on May 20th, was foromoot in oxprosjint? disbelief in tho promlio of the Taang-H-Yiimon bo sappcoss tho Boxers, and on tho 21st a j)lnb noto from Mlnfator o throatonod a conoontutlon of foreign warships. Sir Olaudo M icdonsld , on May 28.h, reported having received an tuifMtiifaofcory reply. Tho Into Count Mfouravluff w.va hopeful as lato «« June 20 h, when ho piodio od tho oriel? would toiminato in a fortnight. M. TetnnlotlT, hia temporary suoooaaor, on July Scd opinod ic would bo nooossaiy to rosouo tho Log.itloiiB, as thoy thon ojuld loavo tho oonlligratlon to buin oat. O/i July Oth ho offered a woloomo horn twonty to thirty thousand Jupanoao tcoopa to oo» opoiuto with tho troops of tho olhur Powoio. Jip.m aekod to bo protected from complications and to bo roagonibly indcmuifiod for tho oatl.iy of raonoy nnd mot). Loid Siliabury, on July 6bh, undoitoolc tho finanolal rosponaibility of J.ipan's notion! but aharp'y dltfoiontiatod bouvocn immodlato aotlon for tho purpo«o of rescuing tho Legations nnd any intorlor opor.vtloiiB. Tho Ohlnoso odlot oi Juno 19 waa forwarded to tho Ohiuooo Ambassadors, and denlarod that tho mur* dura of native Ohristiaua waa duo to an inoronuo of thu Legation gaards, whoso aots inoenood tho poople. Tho Tung-ll-Yumon di ooursod tho oxpodionoy of tbo ambjiaoadow quitting Pokio, and rofasod Admiral Kobtlor an audlonoo owing to tho throatj of tho populaoo, Subso* quontly on venturing out ho was mur* dorod. Thoruaftor tho Ohinoso troops mardorod all thono at tho Logitlona,

Koootvod July 30, nb 10.30 p m, Hong Kono, July 30. Nino mombon of tho Onina InUnd Misilon havo boon maisaorod at Ohokiang. l 1 ho BoXbfa on tho 8th attaokod tho minions at Peotingfu, killing n foreign phytioian and 2000 oonvoi'ti. Shrug atmotmoea that) all tho fnolgn mio'ionarlcii at rao-tlng-fu havo boon mftifjaovod. Giiivorts roport a work's manaoro of f jreigntra nt IIoDnn aid Shanghai. Gonoral Iwittokoh, whoa marohing to 1'okin, ordcrod his troopi to kill nil GhribliatiB thoy mob with on tho journoy. Thoy killod a French fathor and 2603 oonvorts. Hix lodlan roglmonts havo readied Hong Kong. 1 J?ho Governor of Oluklang hae c&pousod Boyorieni, Tho Ohlnoso on tho Yangtze ;iro Bhlpping gnna and munitions to Nankin and othor pkoon. • Tho anti-forolgn Qonoral LI Plnghlng, with n largo foioo, \n udvatiolng on Fokin, Ho nttiokrd tho O^lholioi nb JJsaolmufa.

Rooolvod Jtily 31, at 12.60 a.m. HowaKoNa, July .30. Thoktost Indications arc that 1b la p?ialblo that nomo few of tho Minlstoia woro oavod. An odlob has boon Issued In reply to Li Hunt? Ohang whiotfeayn that lo la wisor to koop tho survivors at Pokln as hostages, and ordois LI Hung Ohang to P«kln to load tho Itnpocbl troops Sgnlnst tho foroignors. Anothor odlob orders tho Viooroys to ncgotluto for posoe, nod roitoraton that tho Mialstora will bo hid an hostagoj. Meanwhile tbo Vicoroya must roeiab inva^lon, and provonb forulgnoia la tho interior quitting. A Jipineio olphor mosmigo, cUted Pokln 19vb, sbifcea (hit tho Jnpuneso LaRation ia ablo to hold onb till tho ond of July.

Wado'fl Worm flga nro moit offootlvo and | nob uaploaiinb. Onlldwn thrlvo tsftor tAk j log them, PrlacUi, I

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WAR IN CHINA. By Electric Telegraph.-Copyright. PER PRESS ASSOCIATION., North Otago Times, Volume XXXV, Issue 9743, 31 July 1900

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WAR IN CHINA. By Electric Telegraph.-Copyright. PER PRESS ASSOCIATION. North Otago Times, Volume XXXV, Issue 9743, 31 July 1900

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