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About The morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1899-1930 | View Entire Issue (April 17, 1904)
ASTORIA, OREGON, SUNDAY, APRIL 17, .1904.
Officers Make Arrest and are At
tacked by Force of Three
Hundred Marines and
One Naval Man Is Killed and Ten
Others are Wounded During
WILD FUSILLADE OF SHOTS
Time I j Arrival of .Marine
(iuiu-d From' Hhlps Prevent
Vlnit Otherwlsw Would
Have Hern Bloody Fray
Penmteolu, April 16. In a riot here
tonight between the police and blue
jackets from the warships and a few
artillerymen from Fort Barrancas, one
enlisted man named Bunks of the Sev
enth artillery was killed and four blue,
jackets from the Iowa and Alabama
were wounded, although not seriously.
The riot started ove rthe arrest of a
bluejacket. Thres polite officers were
at the patrol call box when a petty
officer from one of the ships blew a
whistle signal In use on the ships for
men to assemble. Fully J00 men gath
ered and rushed at the policemen sep
arating them. Two of the policemen
backed away from the crowd, firing
as fast as possible at the advancing
blue-Jackets who were hurling stones,
bottles and oths r minifies at them. It
was during this shooting that the artil
leryman whs killed. Reinforcements
rrom the police station arrived at
this Juncture and partly dispersed the
blue-Jackets. loiter, owing to many
threats of the men from the warships
to kill the police, Admiral Barker or
dered marine guards from two ships
ashore, and they quelled the riot.
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Seven Reported io Have Oc
curred on Red Mountain Line
While Others Take Place
Bridges Washed Out at Che
welap and Spokane Will Be
Cut Off for Week.
TRAFFIC GENERALLY TIED UP
ADMIRALTY AND WAR OFFICES. 8T. PETERSBURG.
The Warrenton buscbull team has
been fully reorganised and everything
Is In readiness for the first game that
will be played today. The opposing
team will be from Cathlamvt and a
big crowd Is expected to assemble to
witness the sport. The west aiders
have heretofore held the palm when
It came to playing baseball In this
section and as nmny of the old players
are retained this season the fine rep.
utatlon already aqulred will not it Is
thought, be lost. A substantial fund
has been raised to purchase suits and
all necessary equipment and a good
field, with grand stand and all es
sential accompaniment, is In shnpe.
The A. Dunbar Company's suit de
partment Is taxed to Its utmost ca
pacity with the Immens e stock of
women's ready to wear clothing, the
ale of which begin tomorrow morn
ing. Suits, skirts, Jackets ami shirt
waists by the scores and hundreds
await the pleasure of Astoria ladles.
A perfect Una to select from awaits
WARSHIP UNDOUBTEDLY BLOWN
UP BY MINE PLACED
Report of Battle Sent Out By Admiral
Togo Gives First Authentic Account
of Disaster to the Petrop&vlovsK.
Correct Clothing for Men and Boys
P0 A. STOCffi:
Destructive Mines Placed By Orientals at Midnight of April 12 and
Next Flotilla Succeeds in Drawing Enemy Out of Harbor by
Series ol Maneuvers Destroyer Sunk. Fortress Silenced
While Attack Ganerally Proves Successful.
Toklo. April 17. (9: JO p. m.) The
a ited report of Vice-Admiral Togo
describing the seventh Japanese attack
on Port Arthur reached the navy no-
nlsht. The report follows in part:
"The attack opened April 11. A por
tion of our torpedo flotilta and one
steamer reached the mouth of the har
bor at midnight April 12, and succeed
ed In sinking mines In several places.
Another torpedo flotilla with the mis
sion of drawing out the enemy, while
reconnotterlng April IS southeast of
Liao-Thle-Shart promontory outside
the harbor, encountered & four masted
destroyer of the enemy which they
sunk in 10 minutes. About the same
time they observed another destroyer
coming from the direction of Llao-Thle
Shan. The attacked it but owing to tl(p
long range did not succeed in sink
"At 9 a. m. the cruiser Bayan attack
ed us at long range but was soon re
pulsed. The enemy's cruiser Novlk,
Askold and the Diana, together with
the battleship Petropavlovsk, Pobieda,
Poltaa and other essels joined the
Bayan and a tacked us. The third
squadron gave battle and. gradually
drew he enemy to the southeast for
about 16 miles.
"At this time the first squadron
which was hidden In a fog 30 miles
distant received a wireless message
advanced and attacked the enemy who
retreated. , We chased the mto the
harbor entrance where a ship of the
Perropavlovsk type was seen blown
up by a mine, sunk by us the night
"Two other of the enemy's ships
seeing this showed utter confusion. An
other ship was seen also blown up by
the mines but she could not be Identl
fled, owing to the confusion that pre-
vailed for about an hour. .
"At 10 a. m. April 15, the cruisers
Masshln and Kasuga were detached
to go under the Llao-Thle-Shan prom
ontory and open an Indirect cannonade
un for about Iwn hnnra. Ti
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"The enemy's forts andjthips Inside
replied but without damage. These
two ships In their first trial against
the enemy must have had good effect,
as the new fortress west of Llao-Thle-Shan
was silenced by them. At hair
past one In the afternoon they ceased
firing and returned to the 'fleet Our
total casualties were two sailors killed."
At Los Angedes Losangeles 3, Ta
At Fresno San Francisco 1, Port
At San Francisco Oakland 4, Seat
tle 12. ,
At Chicago Chicago 10, Cleveland 8.
At St. Louis St. Louis 3, Detroit 4,
At New York New York , Boston
At Washington Washington 2, Phil
At St. Louis St. Louis ?, Pittsburg
At Different Points Tracks are
Completely Blocked so That
Travel Will He Demoral
ized for Number of Days
Vancouver, B. C, April 1. A special
from Rossland, B. C, says:
Seven slides have occurred on the
Red Mountain line between here and
Porthport and more than that number
below North port
At Chewelah the bridges are wash
ed out There will be no communica
tion with Spokane for a week. Below
Nelson and North port slides block the
thacke everywhere. The Canadian
Pacific railway Is no better off. The
Phoenix line is temporarily blocked
but the Slocan lines are reported Blear.
There has been no through communi
cation on the main line from Revel
eto&cke east for the past week.
ASTORIA LOSES AGAIN.
Commercial Club Team Fails to Win
Trophy in Poor Contest.
Portland. April 16. (Special) The
Commercial Club bowling team tonight
tossed oft the best chance It ever had
to capture the Feldenhelmer trophy.
In a miserable contest the Multnomah
team won out by 21 pins. The score by
games was as follows:
Multnomah 243, 23T, 236, 216.
Astoria 262, 208, 237, 204.
At Philadelphia Philadelphia 7.
At Cincinnati Cincinnati 7. Crlcagd
New York New York 3, Brooklyn 1.
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