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ASTORIA, OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 1904.
Miners Fired Upon the Troops
and One Man Was Killed
White Several Were
Surrounding Hills Scoured by the
Military In Search of Miners
Known to Be Hostile.
STRENGTH IS OVERESTIMATED
itinera Were (ioloff te Attempt
to Liberate the Captive In
the Bullpen, Hut
Victor. Colo., Junt 8.-A pitched bat-
tt between the nUHtary and union
miner wu fought at Dunnvlll. a new
mining camp 18 mil trom Victor,
hortly after S o'clock thU afternoon.
John carley, a union miner, wa killed
The troop returned to Victor tonight
.t I o'clock, bringing with them 14
captive, It U reported that before
th .portal train left for Victor at 2
o'clock bearing the force under General
nelL the miner In the Mile about
Dunnvlll numbered ISO men and It
wa their Intention to march Into Vic
tor tonight In a body and make an at-
tempt to liberate by force the Inmatee
f the temporary bullpen In letor
That the force actually competed of
but Ji Wn i th tateroent of n
of the number taken captive. The
train proceeded to the Immediate vlcin
Hy of DunnvlUe without any unusual
Aa the troop emerged from the cut
in Which the train had come to a atop,
they were greeted with a volley of
ahotf which camt from polnta of van
tag in aurroundlng hilt. The depu
tie returned the fire to the beet ad
vantage poealblo and promlecuoue
hooting waa engaged In for ten mm
utea. General Bell Immediately rec
ognlted the fact that the strength of
the miner bad been greatly overeatl
mated and accordingly divided the
deputle and the aotdlera into aeven
detachment!, which aet out to make a
complete clean-up of all the aurround
Still Another Battle.
VI tor, Colo.; June I, Another bot
tle took place thle afternoon, when
ft'ven soldiers, aent on horsebatk to
Big Bull hill, two miles east of Vic
tor to arreet union mlnere, found them
entrenched. The men refused to eur
render and the aoldlere opened fire.
Over 200 ahota were fired.
The miner opened fire on the aol
dlera aa aoon aa they aaw them coming
up the hill. No one waa wounded.
Seven men were captured by guard
and taken to Cripple Creek.
Hew Denver tees It
Denver, June 8. Although the trend
of opinion expressed by residents of
town aurroundlng Cripple Creek, the
ecen of the exciting event of the
paat three day, la that order will be
reeumed rapidly now, there la an evi
dent feeling, f fear leet other and
more aerloua clashes occur between the
eetabllithed authorltlee and the sup
porters of unionism In the camp. ThU
ta due to the peraletent report which
haa gained circulation, but I given
little credence, that all member of
labor union, rrgardleia of their oc
cupation, will be aked to leave the
dlatrlct under pain of deportation.
The two battle today between aot
dlera and union mlnere, one at Dunn
vlUe, threatening at flret to prove ex
tremely erlou. form the main topic
of discussion throughout the camp.
The Big Bull hilt affair waa almply a
tklrmleh between union men and aol
dlera who were acouring the hill for
miner wanted by the authorities, :
The Important feature of the day'
event waa the appointment of a com
mittee of well-known cltlaena anJ.busi
nea men to deal with th prisoners.
The purpoat U to have them separate
the priaoner into group, ao those
conaldered deaervlng of being charged
with crime may, b held and the re
mainder freed or deported. Further
resignation of city official occurred
todyv in eome Inatance effecting at
moat complete change In th official
roater of the town government
Fired the Printer.
Colorado Spring, Colo, June 8. A
ipeclal to the Gatette from Victor aaya:
Eight unknown men armed with
hotguna, rifle, platol and ledge
hammer entered the office of the Vic
tor Record at 11:45 o'clock tonight and
ordered the workmen to throw up their
hand, then broke up machinery and
told the printer to get out of the
dlatrlct aa fat a they could. The
printer walked north, and the eight
men atarted off toward the outh.
The Record baa ben known aa the
organ of the Western Federation of
Mlnera In thl aectlon. The printer
hav not decided whether they wiU
leave or not
ATTACK ON PORT ARTHUR
BY LAND AND SEA AND JAPS
WERE REPULSED WITH LOSS
Report From London Says VladivostocK
Squadron Has Joined Port Arthur
Squadron and a Great Naval Bat
tle Has Occurred in Which
tho Japs Lost Four
: n -
The attack upon Peart O'Cqjyjell, 7
year old, and daughter of V. A. O'Con-
nell, a prosperous ranchman of Nor-
walk, waa committed thl afternoon
while the child wa with her brother
Varney, a boy of year. The lad
wa beaten with a club by the fiend
and forced. to run for hi life.
George CConnell, an uncle of the
children, came upon the boy In the
road, and, bearing the story from bla
lipa, started after the brute and suc
ceeded in getting a glimpse of him a
he dodged through the willows. The
father and friends Joined In th search.
RUSSIANS MARCHING TO PORT ARTHUR BEATEN
Chinese Are Allowed to Leave Besieged CityThey Report That
Outer Fortifications Have Been Greatly Damaged
by Recent 8ombardments by
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P. A. STOKES, 0n PricT. Everybody
London, June & A dispatch to Beutor't Telegram Company from St
Petersburg transmits the following from Llao Yangt
The Japanese on June 6, sooording to Chines reports, made several sus
tained and stubborn attacks en Port Arthur simultaneously by land and
sea.. They were repulsed with sever loss.. Ths position of the Japs at
Kwang Tung Is said to be precarioua. 1
There are rumors from th same sources that th Vladivostok squadron
has effected a junction with th Pert Arthur fleet, and a naval battle took
plaoe and the Japanese lost four large ships.
London, Juns 8 Th 8hanghal eorrtspondsnt of th Post telegraphed
June 8:. General 8takalbrg's Russian brigade marching in th direction of
Port Arthur suffsred a reverse Saturday near Wafangtisn, and retired to
Chefoo, Juno 8. Chinese, both mer
chant and cootie; are leaving Pott
Arthur with permission from the Rus
sian authorities. Fifty Junks which
left Port Arthur yesterday with Chi
nese paaaengera have arrived here.
Th reports of the latest arrivals vary
In minor details, but agree In the
statement that a battle ha been raging
for four day within ten mile of Port
Arthur. Ail the Russian soldiers have,
it la said, left Port Arthur for the
front and only three largo hip and
a number of aeamen remain In the
harbor. Th Chinese are unable to ex
plain what ha become of the other
largo "hip. They further report that
all fort at Port Arthur have been
more or less damaged by recent bom
bardment and a number mine: re
cently laid In th entrance to th har
bor wer exploded during a thunder
Important News Soon.
St. Petersburg, June 8. One of the
most prominent officials of the war of
fice informed the Associated Press that
Important new from the front Is ex?
pected within three day.
The manager of the Baltic work
ha received a message from Port Ar
thur. The message said that work on
the battleship Pobedia, which had a
hole 80 feet wide In her side, Is pro
Outer Fort Damaged. ,
Chefoo, June. 8. According to report
brought here by Chinese arriving from
Port Arthur, the outer forts of that
place have been badly damaged by
Japanese bombardments. Many build
ing In the town have also been de
stroyed, but the Inner fort have suf
fered but little. They give no infor
mation about the Russian fleet The
statement made by them that when
they left there were only three large
ships there probably mean that num
ber were in the outer harbor and the
others were behind Tiger Tail and in
the naval basin.
Pvery junk at Port Arthur haa. it
Is said, been chartered to carry away
Chinese, but few of whom now remain
in the besieged city.
Hoi In Her 6id.
Seattle, June 8. A bole waa stove
In the barkentine John C. Meyer, lying
at Agen dock this afternoon, by the
United State transport Dix, and the
damage I. enough to delay the sailing
of the barkentine with her cargo of
lumber for Nome for several day.
The Dix was trying to enter the slip
In which the Meyer was lying and
which was too narrow to admit both.
.. Count ,ls Slow, ,
Portland, June 6. The official count
from but few counties has so far been
received' here,' and these do not vary
materially from the predictions made
Monday night Judging by reports re
ceived up to 1 o'clock this morning,
Williamson will have 13,000 majority;
Hermann over 7000, and Moore about
Jap Cut th Cable.
London, June 8. The sudden Inter
ruption of the cable between Korea
and Japan ia considered significant of
important troubles at Port Arthur, the
Japanese having taken the precaution,
as usual, to cut the only mean of
communication with the outside world,
and thus enable the forces to work
with absolute secrecy.
No attention I paid .in London 'to
the rumors that the storming of the
fortress has already begun, because it
is known that at the battle of Kin
Chou General Oku had but little am
munition and the Japa must renew
their ammunition from their stores.
It is considered likely that Admiral
Togo Is not averse to Port Arthur
wasting Its ammunition In constant
encounters with gunboats. This may
explain the rumored bombardments,
while the tiring on the land side may
be due to preliminary operations, hav
ing for their purpose the driving In
of the Russian forces.
HOT TIME IN KENTUCKY.
Great Fight Over the Chairmanship of
Louisville, Ky., June 8. What prom
ises to be a bitter contest for control
of the state organization came in the
democratic state convention here to
day. The result of the first struggle
the election of a temporary chairman,
was a decisive victory for the adminis
tration forces, led by Governor Breck
ham. Governor Breckham was elected
to the office of temporary chairman by
a vote of 817 to 828 over Judge Peake
of Selby county. The flght against the
administration was led by Senator
Blackburn, assisted by Senator Mc
Creary and Congressman D. H. Smith.
KNOX WANTS IT.
Is After Vacancy Caused by Death of
Philadelphia, June 8. Interest was
added to the senatorial situation to
day when it was announced by II. C.
Frlck that he Is here In the Interest
of Attorney General Knox. Senator
Flynn, when seen regarding the Knox
candidacy, admitted he had met Frick
during the day and that the later ask
ed that Knox be considered as a can
didate. Flynn further added that an
other meeting would be held tomorrow
with Senators Penrose and Durham,
at which the attorney general's name
would be taken.
POSSE AFTER HIM.
Enraged Ranchers Pursue Fiend Near
Los Angeles, June 8. Scouring every
nook and corner of the nine miles be
tween Norwalk and this city, a large
posse of enraged ranchers Is expected
at any moment to capture a vile
wretch and string him up to the near
est tree. The crowd is led by the
father of two little children, who were
brutally abused on the public road, and
summary vengeance will be wreaked
If the man is caught
At Salt Lake Boise, 7; Salt Lake,
: At Spokane Butte, 4; Spokane, 8.
At Boston Cincinnati, 5; Boston. 8.
At Philadelphia St Louis. 8; Phil
At Brooklyn Chicago, 5; Brook
At New York Pittsburg. 0; New
At Los Angele Portland, ti Loa
Angeles, 4. ' --
At San Francisco Oakland, 8; San
Commissary Frederick Wild Dies
From Bullet Wound Received
After His Servant Had
Attended Military Club Early ia
the Evening, Ate Supper and
SAY IT WAS AN ACCIDENT
Fellow Offcers Say Mis Revol
ver Fell Front Mantle and
Exploded-Scoff at Sui
San Francisco, ' June 8. Captala
Frederick Wild, commissary of the
Thirteenth United States Infantry, wa
shot last night in his room at Fort
McDowell, Angel Island, and died al
He. had attended a meeting of th
military club earlier in the evening
and upon returning to his quarter hi
servant prepared a light repast for
him. He then made preparation to
retire and his servant left the room.
A few minutes later a shot wa
heard and Wild was found lying oa
the floor partly undressed with a bul
let wound la hi left breast
Officers at the post explain hi de&ib
aa an accident and say hi revolver
evidently dropped from the mantle and
At Seattle 'lacoma, 1; Seattle, 1L
At St Louis Washington. St
At Cleveland New York, 4; Cleve
land, 1. . .- :-,.;.-: V" '
At Detroit Boston. I: Detroit, 8.
At Chicago Philadelphia, 8; Chi
cago, 8. . :--'V:r:
Washington, June 8. It wa official
ly announced today that the following
persons have been selected to make
speeches seconding the nomination 4
President Roosevelt at Chicago.
Senator Beveridge, Indiana; George
A. Knight California: Harry StUweB
Edwards. Georgia; Joseph B. Cotton,
Minnesota; Harry S. Cumminga. Maryland.
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