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THE. 'MQBSIXG til&WlSlkx, WEMDAYkz "1905;.
OTHERS MAY ENTER
Senate's Neglect Left-' Open
ing in Santo Domingo.
AMERICANS HOLD TWO PORTS
members of. the river and harbors com
mittee, -with their -Rives, vrho' arrived at
San Juan March 17, on the United States
transport Sumner, sailed from here today
for San Domingo, after traveling: overland
across tbe island.
JULES YEJtNE OK HIS DEATHBED
Great Novelist in Last Stages
Diabetes and Paralyzed.
Dominican . Diplomat Denies Reader
Negotiates With Morales, but
Mrs. 'Reader- Says Loom Is
Knows All Facts of, Deal.
WASHINGTON March a. The pro
jected .reorganization' of the force of
American customs collectors- In Santo
Domingo, -based upon the expectation ithat
the " Senate would approve the pending
treaty before adjournment, lias been In
definitely postponed and it la impossible
that any change will .be made In the
near future beyond the relief of Com
mander Lelper, "who Is now acting col-lector-at
Monte Crlstl. Commander Leiper
1a called upon to gq North to put his
ship out of commission at the Boston
Navy-yard. The collection at Monte
MsU and Puerto Plata will, therefore,
be under Mr. Abbott's direction for the
Some apprehension is felt, here as to-
the probable action of those. European
powers that have claims against Santo
Domingo, and It would not surprise the
officials here if some attempt Is made to
eecure Joint action by these powers to
seise the customs revenues at some Do
READER DID NOT NEGOTIATE
Dominican Diplomat Denies He Even
Saw President Morales.
NEW YORK. March 21,-An official
Version of the alleged negotiations be
tween A. B. Reader and the .Dominican
government was' given today by Emlllo C.
Jubert, the Dominican Charge d'Affalres
at Washington, who is "in this city. He
"I -was in President Morale's office when
Reader sent in his letter asking for an
interview and pretended to be an agent
of the United States. The President had
"word sent to Reader that he could not
grant an interview until he was present
ed by Minister Dawson, and told him. if
he had any business, to communicate It
either through the Dominican Legation
at Washington or the Minister of Foreign
Affairs. Later, Reader sent a bundle of
papers to Foreign Minister Sanchez,
which was returned without notice being'
taken of it. It Js absurd to say that
there were any negotialons with Reader."
"It Is up to Assistant Secretary of
State Loomis to vindicate me with tbe
Government on behalf of the republic of
Santo Domingo," said Mrs. Ella Reader
today. "He can substantiate my story in
every particular, and in the -absence of
Secretary Hay he will be required to do.
ed. The Santo Domingo negotiations by
which I was to be made fiscal agent of
the republic were in the hands of Mr.
Loomis. He, hlmeelf .went to Santo Do
mingo some time ago in connection with
them, and If he will break silence the
truth of every assertion I have made' will
be .fully proven."
AMIENS, France. March 21. The
condition of Jules Verne Is regarded as
hopeless. Telegrams -of sympathy from
all quarters of the globe have been
received. Many of thsra are from chil
dren and scientists.
IS. Verne continued writing until re
cently, when he was obliged to suspend
all literary work and his duties as a
Municipal Councillor. He occupjes the
came room In which he wrote nls ex
traordinary stories of voyages.
Later In the day Mr. Verne's condi
Tonight he was pronounced to be in
the last stage of diabetes, and sustained
a stroke of paralysis, affecting his
right aide, which has since been ex
Jule& Verne vas born at Nantes,
France. February 28. 1S28. He studied
law in his native town and In Parla: In
1S50 he began to wTlte short pieces for
the etage and was for some time secre
tary of the Theater Lyrique. By his
"Five Weeks in a Balloon," published
in 1863, a romance baeed upon the dis
coveries of modern science and giving
with a remarkable appearance of real
ity fanciful solutions of scientiflo
problems, he became known. This work
wan translated Into English, as -were
all. his subsequent works of the same
character, including "A Journey to the
Center-of the Earth," "Twenty Thou
sand Leagues Under the Sea," "From
the Earth to the Moon," "Dropped From
the Clouds," and "The Mysterious
Island." One of his roost popular books
is "Around the World in Eighty Days."
which was dramatized In 1874. Scarcely
less known la the dramatization of
"Michael Strogoff." With Theophile La
velle he also published an illustrated
geography of France in 1867-8. He was
the author of numerous other books. An
unsuccessful attempt was made on his
life in March. 1S86.
HASDUG HIS OWN GRAVE
CONFESSED BRIBETAKER FOUND
TO BE' FALSIFIER.
Colorado Investigating Com&ilttea
Denounces State Senator Morgan
May. Recommend Expulsion.
DENVER. March 21. The Colorado
General Assemble In Joint convention this
afternoon exonerated James M. Herbert,
vice-president and general manager of the
Colorado & Southern Railroad, and Dan
iel M. Sullivan, Postmaster at Cripple
Creek, who bad been charged with brib
ery in the Gubernatorial contest.
On March 6, when the joint convention
was hearing arguments in the Peabody
Adaros contest. Senator Richard W. Mor
gan, a Republican, presented a signed
declaration that Messrs. Herbert and Sul
livan bad offered him 1500 to Ivote for
responsible therefor, and their lives be
made the forfeit.
The Moscow Assembly of Zemstvos is
forcing the" hand of Interior Minister Bou
llgan In the matter of the reform ukase
of March 3. and has taken the bold step
of requesting and practically demanding
that the Minister Accept the services of
Zemstvo delegates throughout the empire
in drawing up the plan of the new gov
ernmental organization to be created un
der the rescript. A strong hint is given
that the present Is no time for delay.
Minister Boullgan is even told the num
ber of delegates he -should summon from
various urban centers.
The action of the Muscovites, which
will be communicated to the other
Zemstvos. Indicates a strong determina
tion not to permit the movement to slum
ber or come to naught.
DRIVEN TO PEACE
BOMB THROWN AMID PATROL
Polish Terrorist Wounds Eight Police
and Soldiers With Missile.
WARSAW, March 22. 1. A. M.)-A
bomb thrown from the window of a house
in Volk street at 9 o'clock In the evening
Alva Adams, and that one-half of this j exploded In the midst of apassing patrol
sum had already been given him. This i .composed of police and Infantry. Six
money, he said, he had placed In the j soldiers and two policemen were danger
hands of District Attorney George SUd- j ously wounded. They were removed to
year, with, the .Russians until recently
and now strong petitions are being made
the Japanese government to recapture
the island. May 7 Is the SOth anniversary
Its occupation by the Russians and
demonstrations are being made seeking
have' it retaken by that. date. It is
probable that an expedition will be sent,
coincident with the movement against
Japan is feeling keenly the financial
drain because of the war and much pov
erty Is reported. Baron Bone, Minister
of Finance. In a speech at Tokio, said
the. war expenditure had already reached
thousand million yen, yet he said, the
nation stands well the strain.
in tne session oi ins .uiet just ciosea.
bills Involving 74.COO.COJ yen Increased tax
ation, added to 62,000,000 yen of the previ
ous Diet, were passed, aloo public loan
bills amounting to l.SSO.000,000 yen.
ORGANIZATION OF B0XMABERS
Preliminary Meeting Is Held With
the Tacoma Manufacturers.
TACOMA, Wash., March 21. (Special.)
Prominent box goods manufacturers
from throughout the state met with the
Tacoma manufacturers today, and per
fected the preliminary arrangements for
a state organization. The meeting was
an executive one, but it was learned that
the greater number of those present
favored state organization, and another
meeting will be held in the near future,
at which time the manufacturers expect
to organize formally.
Some of the larger manufacturers of
the state are already Identified with a
Coast organization known as the North
ern Box Manufacturers' Agency, which
has its headquarters In Portland, the
Washington members there being repre
sented byA. A. Courtney. Mr. Courtney
"was at itffe meeting today, and Is said to
be one of the prime factors in the move
ment for a state organization.
It Is understood that the larger manu
facturers, who are members of the
Northern Box Manufacturers' Agency,
have for some time been dissatisfied with
the Coast organization, since It does not
include in Its membership the greater
number of the box manufacturers in the
state! and an attempt will now be made
to organize the state.
LEAPS FROM STEAMER AT SEA
Son of Philadelphia Millionaire Fol
lows Elopement by Suicide.
NEW YORK, March 2L Andrew M. Grls
com, of Philadelphia, who disappeared
from Philadelphia several weeks ago and
was supposed to be In Europe, committed
suldde on March 19 by Jumping overboard
from the steamer Mlnnctonka from Lon
don to this city. When ho Jumped over
board the steamer was stopped and a
boat was lowered, but he could not be
found. It is supposed that he was tem
porarily unbalanced mentally. Grlscom
was a member of a well-known Philadel
When Grlscom disappeared from Phila
delphia, It was reported that he had
eloped with a young woman, and that
both of them had gone to Europe. Gris
oom's mother, however, denied It. News
of the suicide was made public when the
Minnetonka reached thft port today.
Governess Missing Also.
PHILADELPHIA. March 2L Andrew
M. Grlscom was, the son of W. W. Grls
com. a millionaire resident oi aryn iiawr,
a suburb. Young Grlscom, who was a
student at the University of Pennsylva
nia, left his boarding-house during the
first week in February, and was not
beard from until February 9, when he
visited the New York office of the Read
ing Hardware Company, of which his
father is one of the owners. The boy
made a request for mosey, and his father,
upon being communicated with, ordered
that his son be supplied with funds. Noth
ing further was .heard from Andrew until
February 20, when It was learned that he
bad sailed for Europe.
Later It was learned that Elsie Han
som, -who had been a governess In the
Grlscom family, had preceded young Grls
com, and there were rumors of a contem
plated elopement, but this was subse
quently denied. When Griscom's father
learned that his son was in Europe, he
sent a friend to bring the boy home, and
it is supposed that he was accompanying
this man on the Minnetonka.
CLERICAL GAMBLER PUNISHED
CROWD THROUGH A.SMALL HOLE
Four Prisoners Escape From Umatilla
Jail for a Short Time.
PENDLETON. Or., March 21.-(Spepial.) .
Otto Hockensmlth, Tom Moss. Albert
Murray and Maynard Brown broke out of
the County Jail a few minutes after S
o'clock this morning, just as they were
.about to eat breakfast. Escape was ef
fected by sawing one of the iron bars In
two and crawling through a space barely
seven Inches wide.
Hockensmlth, Moss and Murray were
captured this afternoon a few miles from
the -city by Sheriff Taylor. Moss was to
have been taken to Salem today to serve
a three years' term for forgery. He is a
dangerous criminal, having served time In
Nebraska for forgery. Hockensmlth had
pleaded guilty to forgery, but had not re
ceived, sentence as yet.
The other two prisoners were serving
Jail sentences for pftty offenses.
Big Lumberman Comes West.
SEATTLE, Wash.. March 21. H. L.
Jenkins & Co.. of Minneapolis., one of
the largest lumbering firms of the Ml J-
dle West, is completing the transfer of
its interests to Seattle. The -capital
stock of the company is $1,000,000 and
it has already taken over the property
of the Monarch Lumber Company at
Blaine, this state, in which Mr. Jenkins
lias been a stockholder for some time.
Mr. Jenkins lias also recently organ
ized the Jenkins Luellwlte Lumber
Company of Spokane. The concern will
distribute the proSluct of the western
mills in Eastern Washington and will
also manufacture Eastern Washington
Methodist Church Recommends Dis
missal of Preacher Who Speculated.
WILMINGTON. Del., March 21. Rev.
Charles S. Baker, tried on charges of
stock .gambling, high Imprudence and un
ministerial conduct by a convention of
the Wilmington Methodist Episcopal Con
ference, has been found guilty and his
dismissal from the ministry recommended.
THE DAYS J3EATH ROLL.
Descendant of John Alden.
NEW YORK. March 2L Henry William
Alden Is dead at his home in Paterson.
N. J., aged 8a. He was a direct descend
ant of the Puritan colonist. John Alden.
Henry W. Alden went to California In ISO
and-afterward founded an extensive mer
cantlle business- in Stockton. He was tbe
first Treasurer of San Joaquin County.
John L. Boland, Confederate Veteran
ST. LOUIS. March 2L John L. Boland,
for many years prominent in St. Louis
business circles, and a Confederate vet
erah, is dead at his country home near
here. Mr. Boland was born In Balllngton,
Va.. and leaves three daughters and two
Wallace Shiliito, Cincinnati.
NEW YORK. March 21- Wallace Shllll
to. oldest son of the late John Shiliito,
of Cincinnati, a leading merchant of that
city, is dead at his home here. He was
president of the company rounded by his
father until his retirement from active
business a few years ago.
GREAT VAXXEY OF THE SUNG ART. THROUGH WHICH RUSSIANS
Thirty or forty miles or hill country he between Tie rass and Fenghauuein. and
beyond the latter place bcgtas what 1 called the Great Valley or. the Sunparl. but i.
In fact, an Immense plain, bounded on the eaat by "high ' mourrtalni. arid extending
northward Into Siberia and westward into Monrolla. It la through this plain that
the Russians xnuat retreat.
Klrln, eat ot the railway, and Harbin, tbe mat northerly point on the railway
where It branches off to Vladivostok eastward and to Siberia westward, are the
centers of this wonderfully rich coantry. resembling In many rejects the northweai
territories of Canada.
From Tie Pass the railway runs over bill known as the divide to Kalyuan. 20
mllee. atrialng Into a valley, oa either aide of which rise hlrb hills, emerges on to
the plain Jut northeast of the important Cblneoe city ot FenshauUeln. From there
to Harbin haTdly a bill can be seen from tbe railway train.
Bealdea the railway there Is & w&soa road from Tie Pass to Kalyuan. where It
branches, one branch making a detour to the westward, skirting the mountains and
runnlnc alrooat direct to Harbin. The other branch passes through the mountains to
Klrln. from which center there are many roads.
The distance from Tie rasa to Harbin la little leas than 300 miles, and except
for tfle first few miles every acre la under eulUration or supporting herds of cattle,
oheep and horses. Hardly a. pound of last year's crop of beans, xnlP.et or wheat left
the country, the Russians buying It all. but storing It at stations along the railway.
Immense h titers being erected for Its reception.
The weather on the plain is much colder than in the Mukden section of Man
churia, the thermometers In .the trains .dropping several degrees as the divide Is
crossed, and continuing to go down until Lake Baikal Is reached.
Capt. George T. Hodges, U. S. A.
NEWBURGH. N. T., March 21. Cap
tain George T. Hodges, chief clerk in
the Quartermaster's Department, at
West Point, is dead b.ere, aged 64 years.
Suit for Robber Crossley's Money.
ALBANY. Or.. March 21. (Special.)
District Attorney J. H. McNary today
began suit In equity court to determine
the ownership of $916.25, money taken
bit Crossley, convicted of bank robbery
at Lebanon and sent to the Peniten
tiary yesterday. The money is claimed
by he "Fidelity Corapany.Nby the bank
robber and by Crossley's attorneys. The
latter have an assignment from the
prisoner for the sum. All the claim
ants for the money are made defend
ants. The purpose Is to adjudicate the
New Rural Routes in Washington.
OREGONLVN NEWS BUREAU. Wash
ington. March 21. Rural free-delivery
routes have been ordered established in
Washington April 15 as follows: Spokane,
Moran rural station, route S, population
3S3. houses SS: Wenatchee, Chelan Count,
route -2, population 516, houses 129.
Jerome Stirs Up the Theaters.
NEW YORK, March 2L District Attor
ney Jerome has commenced an investiga
tion of all the city theaters, and an en
gineer is now .examining them.
ger. A committee was appointee to in
vestigate this matter and all other re
ports of bribery affecting members oi tne
Legislature. This committee presented a
report this afternoon to the effect that
Senator Morgan was a confessed onoc-
taker, and "unworthy of belief." The re
port was adopted by a. vote of 73 to 2.
Monran spoke in his own aeiense, ana
declared he would push the prosecution
of Messrs. Herbert and Sullivan In the
The committee asked leave to make rec
ommendations as to action in the case of
Morgan to the Senate, which was grant
ed. It Is reported that his expulsion win
be recommended by the committee.
Investigation of other charges of brib
erv in the Gubernatorial contest pub
lished in the newspapers will now be made
"by the committee.
The committee again in is aiternoon
issued subpenas for managing editors
of three local newspapers and the edi
tors of n. local "weekly magazine to
appear tomorrow morning and tell
what information they had on which
to baep charges of corruption which
were printed In their papers.
GIVES BACK WHAT ST TAKES
Repeal of Chicago Railway Franchise
Saves Rights of Company.
CHICAGO. March 2L Careful analysis
today ot the ordinance-depriving the City
Railway Company of any franchise rights
to tbe streets of Chicago appears to show
that the company's position. Instead of
being damaged, is substantially improved.
The ordinance contains a clause tbat the
executive ofilcers of the municipality are
to take no steps to interfere with the
operation ot the company's streetcar, sys
tem, nendlnfr demonstration of the re
spective rights of the company and city
In the courts. The case. It is stated, will
go to the Supreme Court of the United
States. A final decision in tne nugauon
Is not expected within two years. Mean
while, the comDany has a virtual fran
chlse through the very measure that os
tensibly Is a forfeiture.
Separate Ballot In Tennesse"e.
NASHVILLE. Tenn., March 21. Both
houses of the General Assembly voted
separately today .for United States Sen
ator. The Democrats voted for Gov
ernor James D. Frazler, the Republi
cans for Congressman Brownlow. Gov
ernor Frazler will be elected In Joint
the military hospital,
The assailant es
GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS BURN
.Rebels in Caucasus Resort to Arson
. ST. PETERSBURG. March 22.-A news
paper in the Caucasus gives details of
the burning of the administrative build
lags recently In several towns in the
Scharopan district, and of an agrarian
riot on the estate of Prince Murat, at
Reka, in the Zugdled district, at which
tne pouce were obuged to nre on the riot
ere, many of the latter being wounded.
Colonel Allen Smith a Brigadier.
WASHINGTON. March 21. Colonol
Allen Smith, Sixth Cavalry, "has been
retired with the rank of Brigadier-General.
Congressmen Off to Santo Domingo.
MAYAGOEZ. Island of Porto Rico.
March t The H -Stonrreasmen, mostly
New Colorado Eight-Hour Law.
DENVER, Colo.. March 2L Governor
Jesse F. McDonald today signed the lim
ited eight-hour bill passed by the Legislature.
BO VU WEAK. GLASSES?
Properly fitting glasses -and MURINE
promote Eye comfort. Murine makes weak
Eyes strong. Druggists and opticians or
iiurlae Eye Remedy Co.. Cbicascv
INTERNAL DISCORD IS REVIVED
Revolutionary Leaders Threaten the
Officers Zemstvos Make Demands.
ST. PETERSBURG. March 22. (2:20 A.
M. Recurrences and extensions of agra
rian troubles are noted, and near LIbau
workmen and peasants are making cony
mon cause. The Caucasus Is already tbe
scene of armed resistance to the forces
of the civil authority, and in the region
around Kteff. where the peasants are increasing-
bold, there have been many
cases of violence.
The labor leaders of the social revolu
tionist persuasion . in the great Indus
trial centers are plainly planning to syn
chronize renewal of the strike with the
climax of the peasant disorders, and. with
the action of the troops In mind, have
been serving notice; by anonymous letters
and other warnings on guard officers here
ana omaais iu ojner- ciuca uib.i it an
other '"red Sunday" comas, and they or
der the troops to nre. tney win ne ceid
Schoolboy Pickets in Jail.
WARSAW. March 21 (3:50 P. M.)-Ons
hundred and twentelght striking school
boys were arrested here In the course of
the morning for picketing school build
lngs and preventing other schoolboys from
More Trouble In Battle Provinces.
MITAU, Courjand, Russia, March
Agitators have succeeded in-stopping
all work on 17. estates in the Grablnsky
and Hazenpqth districts. Troops have
oeen aispacned to tne aisturoea local
Strike Renewed at Lodz.
LODZ, March 21. The workmen
number- of factories struck again
today. A policeman was shot and se
verely- wounded. His assailants escaped.
New Governor of Esthonia.
ST. PETERSBURG, March 21. if. Lo-
poukine, chief of the secret police, has
been gazetted Governor of Esthonia, Bal
tic province of. Russia.
HONEY TOO SAIELT INVESTED
(Continued frcm First Page.)
and- possibly .will .create'sufficient delay
to permit the Russians to rcconcentrate,
reinforce, partially reorganize and con
struct works at Changchun and Klrln.
It is reported that a portion of the Vladi
vostok garrison has been withdrawn and
proceeded to Harbin, but no confirmation
of the rumor Is obtainable.
Tbe discrepancy between the Japaneso
and Russian reports of the number of
guns captured at Mukden remains uncleared.
The Japanese ara taking guns from
wells around Mukden, and It continues
to be suggested that the Russians bunea
guns or threw them Into the rivers. The
Japanese are continuing their search.
The first Mukden prisoners are arriv
ing in Japan. The government has- char
tered and fitted out -10 steamers to as
sist tho transports in carrying prisoners
Revised figures of the Japanesa losses
at the battle of Mukden place the num
ber at 50.000, and revised estimates of the
Russian losses from the commencement
of the battle of Mukden and ending with
the flchtlnc at Tie Pass" place tho total
at 175,000 killed, wounded or captured.
WILL DEFEND LINE OF SUNGARI
Linievitch Chooses Next Field of Bat
tle and Wastes Country.
P. M.J General Llnlovl tea's headquar
ters has been established for the pres
ent at Chen Chlawatzu, situated at the
rosslng of the Sungarl River, whohce
he Is directing the retreat of the three
armies and disposing of the freuh
troops of the Fourth Corps, just ar
riving from European Russia. The
protection of Sungarl bridge is vital to
the salvation of the army, as the river
Is not fordable below Kirin, and once
tbe line of the river Is passed and
bridge blown up, the Japaneso pur
suit will be effectually checked.
At the same time the second army
is falling back of the line of the rail
road, while the first and third and
transports are retreating along the
Mandarin road to Kirin. both destroy
ing bridges and roads and denuding
the country behind them and making
it Impossible for the Japanese to livo
In the Immediate wake of the retreat
without their own commissariats.
The Japaneso are advancing over the
-grand trade" route, 20 miles west of
the railroad. However, they could
probably llvo on the country, the road
just beforo the opening of the navi
gation ot me j.iao xiiver Deing crowuea
with Chinese nrovislons on the way to
market southward. There is a ques
tion as to which army will outmarch
the other, although the General Staff
seriously doubts the ability of Field
Mashal Oyama's fatigued soldiers, with
the difficulties of getting guns, am
munition and provisions over tho
ruined roads, to continue the pursuit
No Information Is obtainable regard
ing the strength of the Japanese col
umn advancing along the "grand
trade" route, but the War Office says
It is hardly large enough to const!
tute a menace with the dispositions
General Linievitch is able to make of
Nevertheless. SL Petersburg Is In the
dark as to tbe exact situation, and
considering the resourcefulness of the
Japanese, there Is constant fear that
they may manago to get astride of
tne railroad and bar the Russian's
RALLIES ARMY AT KUNTSALING
Linievitch Choosing New Position
Which Is Not Tenable.
ST. PETERSBURG, March 21. From
the meagre reports that are filter
ing through from the seat of war,
it is evident that General .Linie
vitch Is making a desperata attempt to
rally the disrupted and disheartened Rus
sian army at ituntsaung. so, far as
known, the place Is not defensible against
the Japanese army that has been operat
ing In a flanking movement southeast of
the retreating Russians, and which
soon expected to turn in and attack the
enemy with full force. Especially Is this
true if the Japanese column that
operating to the southwest of the Rus
slans Is successful in effecting a junction
with the southeast column In the vicinity
MAY HAVE ARMY SURROUNDED
FIrlng'Near Tie Pass May Mean Bat
tie With Rennenkampff.
LONDON. March zL Russian official
circles la London, although .without offi
dal news, are Inclined to credit a Harbin
story published In Paris corroborating
the story of firing reported to have been
heard yesterday morning about seven
miles south of Tie Pass, with General
Rennenkampffs division. The dispatch
from Harbin points out that the only ex
planation of a cannonade in that locality
Is that Rennenkampff has at length ar
rived at Tie Pass, where the Russian
army was ordered to rendezvous in case
of retreat, but only to find the place oc
cupled by the Japanese. Consequently It
Is feared that Rennenkampff is sur
GAIN TIME TO REORGANIZE.
Russians May Fortify New Lino From
Kirin to Changchun.
TOKIO. March 21 (3 P. M.)-No reports
of the Russian retreat or Japanese pur
suit were received today, which Is
strengthening the belief that tbe Rus
slans plan to hold the line from Chang
chun to Klrln.
The Japanese continue to follow closely
General Llnlevltch's rearguard, but the
damaged bridges Impede their progress
THIRD SQUADRON SAILS EAST
Vast Supply of CoaJ Awaits Rojest-
. vensky at Jlbutil.
CANEA. Island of Crete, March 21.
The Russian third Pacific squadron, un
der Admiral Nebogatoff, has left Suda
Bay for Port Said.
LONDON. March 22. The correspondent
at Aden bf tho Daily Mall reports that 31
steamers, laden with 100,000 tons of coal,
are waiting at Jibutll for the Russian
fleet, which Is expected there at the end
of the month.
Fought Against Better Judgment.
GUNSHUE PASS. IS MILES NORTH
OF TIE PASS. Manchuria. March 2L
Tbe Japanese losses are estimated at the
Russian headquarters to be 100,000. some
of the troops employed to coyer the re
treat from Mukden, became Badly disor-
(ranized. loslnjr their way In the hills east
ward, and only now rejoining their own
So certain was Kuropatkln of being able
to hold Mukden that maps of the country
northward were not even distributed. Ku
roDatkin. however, resolved to accept bat
tle against his better judgment, owing
to the Impatience of St. Jfetersourg ior
victory, and he was confirmed In this de
cision by false calculations of Field Mar
shal Oyamas strength.
One of the main factors of tha success
of the Japanese was their violation of
Chinese neutrality, in the use ot the Sln-
Appeal for Peace for Russia.
ST. PETERSBURG. March 21. The
Trade World, In an article
viewing the suspension of Industry In
Russia, directly or Indirectly produced
by the war, the Immense losses suf
fered as a result of the 350,000 tons of
grain left rotting in the Volga dis
tricts, owing to lack or transportation,
and the hardships imposed on the
peasants by the sending" ot many
young ana aoie-Doaiea men to ino
front, makes an earnest appeal ior
'Do you think still, gentlemen Chau
vinlsts. of a doubtful victory? Con
elude peaco and allow a grand In
dustry to revive, and set to work to
regenerate the people. That is the
victory Russia needs. Glory be to
him who leads."
Japanese Welcomed MacArthur.
WITH THE JAPANESE LEFT AR
MIES. March 21 (3 P. M.), via Fusan.
General Arthur MacArthur, the American
military observer with the Japanese ar
mies, and Captain barker vv. west, nis
aide-de-camp, who left Toklo March 9 for
the front, have reached General OKus
headauarters. General MacArthur said
"I cannot express my appreciation or
the kindness of the Japanese officials.
Everywhere they have done everything to
Field Marshal Oyama was enthusiastic
ally received by Chinese oflcials at. Muk
den yesterday. He visited the Imperial
palace and viewed the treasures.
Retreat Suspended for a Day.
ST. PETERSBURG. March 21. A couple
of brief telegrams from General Linie
vitch, dated March 20, were given out to
day. They merely say that the troops
continued to retreat northward March 19;
that he had allowed the men to rest March
20. and that he had Inspected .more arri
vals from Russia and had found the
troops in excellent spirits.
May Wipe Out Whole Family.
LONDON, March 22. The Toklo corres
pondent of the Daily Telegraph says that
the Chinese Governor of Llao Yang and
32 of his relatives have confessed. to act
ing as Russian spies since the outbreak
of the war. It Is ominously announced,
the correspondent adds, that they will be
punishing according to martial law.
Reward for Teaching Them to Fight.
BERLIN. March 2L The Emperor of
Japan has conferred the Grand Cross of
the Order of the Sacred Treasure on Ma
jor-General Heckel, retired, formerly one
-of. the principal instructors of tactics
and strategy to the Japanese army.
Civilians Flee From Vladivostok.
PARIS, March 22. The correspondent of
tbe Matin ,at Harbin reports that many
civilians from Vladivostok are passing
through Harbin, bound fqr Europe.
TO PREVENT THE GRIP
TjTti Bromo Quinine, world-wide Cold and
Grip remedy, removes the cauae. Call for full
"Women avoid suffering by using Parker's
Ginger Tonic, as It is adapted to their ills.
Parker's Hair Balsam aids the hair growth.
People Who Put It In the Provident
May Have' to Whistle.
PHILADELPHIA. March 21. The
Provident Investment Company, of this
city, today made an assignment for the
benefit of creditors. Later a petition
was filed in tho United States District
Court asking that the concern be de
dared an involuntary bankrupt. 5t is
expected that a receiver will be asked
for within the next few days.
The company was purely an Invest
ment concern, claiming to pay a cer
tain amount of interest for money en
trusted to It for Investment. .The re
puted manager Is W. H. Latimer.
The liabilities are said to amount to
nearly Jl, 030.000, and the assets are
said to bf very small.
Wounded Japanese Improving.
L. Fugl, the Japanese who was se
riously Injured through knife wounds
said to have been Inflicted by Sakutaro
Hanoaka, a Japanese ex-convict, is slow
ly improving at the St. Vincent's Hos
pital. The physicians hold out hope for
his recovery. The police have been un
able to apprehend Hanoaka. who Is be
lieved to be hiding with friends.
Captain Moore in Hospital.
Captain J. T. Moore, of the first night
relief of the police force, underwent an
operation at the Good Somaritan Hos
.pltal Monday. He Is-rapidly Improving
Sergeant S. 'Hogeboom is acting captain
in Gaptsin Moore's-absence.- -- --
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