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VOLUME LVIV'0r; 0
ASTORIA, OREGON, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23.
California Varsity Eleven Victo
torious Over Visitors in Hard
Fought Game by Score
of 12 to 0.
Webfootcrs Play Gritty Game and
Do Well to Prevent Greater
Score Being Made.
WEST POINT DEFEATS YALE
Army Team I'liiyx a Nplciidlri
(Jnnie, Ncorlnif Ono Touch
down mi Kim liy Torn')
Full Lfiitfth of Field.
Ilmkuley. cut. In u spirited foot
Imll content California defeated Ore
Ron today. 12-0. Oregon played n grit
ly Kn unit did well to keep down the
won. Lnloiiicltc, the Oregon tar, In
the second half made it spectaculiir
quarlwrhiick run of SO ynnlH. II
brought tint bull near to a toihdown
nil a fl'-lil goal was tried. Callfor
nlu blocked the bull, spoiling Ore
gon's chance of i liitf-
Joe Tcmplrton'a punting wan pectae
Ular, California mad the first touch
down lifter 10 minuter play. The sec
ond touchdown wan scored it few mln
utes before the end or the game,
Force kicked both goal. California
was mom effective In smashing center
backs. Hug, uregon'it center, wun In
Jured In the early play of the game,
the tnuiK'lg of hi Uft side being
wrenched. ' " '
WEST POINT DEFEATS YALE.
Long Runs Civ Army Victory iri
Moot 8pctaeular : Contest.
Went Point, Ck t. 22. West rolnt de
feuted Yule today (n the third annual
football struggle. ll-(. It vui the
flmt time the iirmy ever won from
Yule. . ' ',
The soldiers two touchdowns were
the result of long run and quick work
In taking advantage of their oppon
ems' mistakes. Cadet Torney run
from Yule'a 10-yard , line the full
length of the field for a touchdown was
the feature of the game.
bowed great Improvement and
I earn played with snap and apeed.
Princeton 60, Lehigh 0,
Princeton, net, 22. Princeton
galneJ the easiest football victory of I
the schkuii today, defeating Lehigh,
LOSSES WERE APPALLING
IN GREAT BATTLE FOUGHT
ALONG THE SHAKHE RIVER
Japanese Declare That More Than. Elev
en Thousand Russian Dead Were
Found on the Battlefield.
Scores of 0hr Tea mi.
At Annapolis -Navy 0, IMcklimon 0.
At Providence Ainherat S, lirown 0.
At Ann Arbor Michigan 13, Weal
At t'tilcngofhU-iigo 32, Nortliweat
At Albany-Albany coiieKe 28, ci.e- Tokio Estimate Places the' Slav Casualties at 60,000, While a Ger
EASY FOR THE QUAKERS.
Columbia Beaten at Philadelphia
Soore of 16 to 0.
Philadelphia, Oct. 22. The Penn
ylvanla football eleven today defeat
ved Columbia, 16-1. Pennsylvania
cored two touchdowna In the first half
and one In the aecond, one goal reault
NO MATCH FOR WASHINGTON.
Utah Goes Down to Cruihlng Defeat
on 8eattle Field,
Seattle, Oct. 22. Washington today
defeated the football team of the Utah
Agricultural college by a acore of
4G-0. After the flrat 15 mlnutea the
game waa a walkover for the 'Washing
HARVARD BESTS CARLISLE.
Both Teama Fumbled Repeatedly
Hard Fought Game.
Cambridge, Oct. 22. Two brilliant
end runa by Captain Hurley and an
other by Nichols, backed by aturdy de
fense at nearly all times, enabled Har
vard to defeat the Carlisle Indiana In
the stadium today by ft acore of 12-0.
Both elevens fought a fierce oontest li
the first half, neither getting within
Striking distance of the opposing goal.
; The discouraging feature of the game
from Harvard's standpoint waa the In
ability of her runnera to hold the ball.
the Indiana getting the bull several
times on fumbles. Harvard was also
weak In the klcklngdepartment, mak
ing only 12 yards In seven kicks. The
Indiana were only a trifle better.
Men Who Permitted Burning Of Ne
groes Are Penalized.
Atlanta, Oa,, Oct. 22. Uy the ver
dict of the Btntesboro court-martial,
which whs signed today by Governor
Joseph M. Terrell, Captain Ilobi-rt
M. Hitch, who waa In command of
the trops when the nexroea Head and
Cuto were burned ui the stuke. was
dlsmlNned from the service of the
(ieiifgla state troops,
Lieutenant Lamell, who was In
command at the capital, while Cap
tain Hitch whs at the courthouse wn
auNfiended for a year and will be
Lieutenant Orlner, who was In com
mand of the reserve, will be publicly
Lieutenant Cone and Morrison were
acquitted of the charges against
man Paper's Correspondent Says Each Side Suffered
Loss of 40.000 Indications Are That Battle
Will Shortly Be Resumed by Armies.
EARTHQUAKES IN BALTIMORE.
Seismograph Record . Fifteen From
April 'to Ootober.
Baltimore, Oct 22. Fifteen earth
quakes have been recorded on the oel-
mogrnph, or earthquake machine, at
the Johns Hopkins university alnce
luat April. Thla la shown by the num
ber of Alms used from April to Octo
ber, which hate jtief been developed.
Not only ha the Instrument ex
ceeded It record Hi number, but the
.longest shock ever known on the cy
mograph waa recorded during that
time. On August 21 last there was
recorded an earthquake that began at
4 p. m. and Inst ed three and one-half
houra. The shock moved the register
beam two-thirds of an Inch. The!
longest uptake previously felt was the
one which caused great . damage In
Ountamala on March 18. 1902. It con
tlnued three houra.
A review of the 10 days' fighting
howa immense losses by both forces,
but deoiaive 'victory for neither. The
opposing armies are still facing each
other, though a distance of several
miles lies between them. Offensive op
erations on the part of the Russian
re reported 10 miles from Mukden.
heavy engagement ia considered oer
tain to occur before many days south
ward from Mukden. The weather has
beoome much colder. Great suffering
among the soldiers ia reported.
SLAVS' L08S WAS APPALLING.
Japanese Estimate Place Total at
More Than Sixty Thousand.
Toklo, Oct. 22. Baaed on a report
from Manchurlan headquarters, the
Russian dead found on the battlefield
were almost 11,000. It Is estimated the
total Ruselan casualtiea exceed 60,000.
RESIGNATION IN ESCROW.
ANOTHER ESTIMATE OF L088ES,
Berlin Paper's Correspondent Says
40,000 on Eaoh Side.
Berlin, Oct, 22. The Lokal Ansel
ger's correspondent estimates the
loase In therece'nt flgbtlrifn Mm'
churla at 48,000 on each aide.
A Russian army correspondent
says It has been decided to continue
the war" to an honorable conclusion,
and that It ia hoped a speedy and
decisive victory will be followed by
peace on term acceptable to both
ELEVEN THOUSAND KILLED.
Japanese Report Russian . Losa in
Shakhe River Battle...
London, Oct 22. A dispatch receiv
ed at the Japanese legation from To
klo today says that Oyama reports
the Shakhe river engagement result-
ed In the capture by the Japanese of
600 prisoners, and 45 guns. Almost 11,-
BATTLE WILL BE RESUMED.
Accounts Of Auditor Of Kansas
Topeka, Kaa., Oct. 22 Thomas
Kelly, state treasurer, placed his 1 000 Russian corpses were counted.
resignation In escrow lust night and
Invited an Inquiry by expert account.
ng audltora and Judicial Inquiry Into
hla administration of the office.
If, after full and unprejudiced In
qulry it shall be determined that
Kelly li not guilty of the charge the
state accoutant has mode against htm,
the resignation shall be returned to
him and be of no effect. If, on the
contrary, he shall be adjudged guilty,
by the Inquiry the resignation la , to
be delivered to E. W. Hoch, who,' It
a expected, will be governor at the
vanced westward. Two battalions of
Russian Infantry are posted in the
neighborhood of Kaokunchalr, and it
I reported that 20,000 Russians are
assembling in the vicinity of Kaotal
"In the direction of the center and
left armies the enemy occasionally
enda artillery and mortar fire."
OKU'S LOSS NOT GREAT.
Total 6100, of Whom Comparatively
. Few Were Killed.
With' the Japanese Lft Army
(Oku'a) In the Field, Oct 1 (via Fu
aan, Oct 22.) This morning the armies
lie' facing each other a few mile
apart. Ten miles south of Mukden the
Russians maintain an offensive atti
tude. Tbey are attacking the Japa
nese line night and day, but are be
ing repnlsed with heavy losses. After
one attack Monday night the Japa
nese tonni 00 Russian dead close to
the Japan'eae lines. The attacks oc
cur along the entire front of the three
armies.' i s
The Japanese left army reports cas
ualties to data of S100. ' Comparatively
few wet. t&ie6V1& many only slight
ly -wounded-. rFlve thousand Russian
dead have. been burled, by the, Japa
nese, who estimate that the Russlana
removed about 2000 corpses. It la be
lieved that, the Russian casualties be
fore the left army equal an army corps
The right army (Kurokl's) reports
fewer loasea than .the left but greater
'SHAKHE IS EVACUATED.
voua at Algiers. Thereafter the fleet
will proceed In two parts, one going
by way of the Huez canal (and the other
by way of the Cape of Goodhope. '
NO CARS FOR WHEAT .
Railroads Unable To Handle Enor
, mous Eastern Business.
Portland, Ore. Oct. 22, The busi
ness of buying Oregon and Washing
ton wheat ' for shipment to Chicago
and other Eastern markets has ceased.
The railroad companies cannot sup
ply enough car to handle the traffic
and consequently the business Is
practically at a standstill. It la es
timated that from 12,500.000 to 15,
000,000 bushela have already been
sold on Eastern account and of this
amount not over one-third haa bee a
forwarded. Efforts have been made
to secure water transportation to the
Eastern seaboard, but these have
failed owing to the lack of available
There la practically no export
business at present quotations.
Liverpool values have declined stead
ily In the face of the strength main
tained by the American markets and
the stiff rate asked by the combine
of ship owner precludes any possi
bility of profit in this kind of trading.
SHOT BY ROBBER.
Been Accepted At Metropolitan
New Tork, Oct. 22. On the eve ; of
his acceptance aa a violinist
director or tne Metropolitan opera
house orchestra, Max Guhlka thas
committed suicide by shooting him
self. - ''
Guhlka was 25 years old and single.
He was accepted formally on a trial
by Nathan Frank, director of the lor-
hestra, whose pupil Guhlka had
been 12 years ago. He left no vfrlt
Ing to Indicate why he hud chosen to
die Just as he was about to find hip
mbltions realized, after many
Present Suspension of Operation I
Purls, 'Oct. 22. The Temp thla af
ternoon publishes the following from
Mukden, dated October 21:
'! passed the last two day at head
quarters and along the Russian center.
Before the door of Kuropatktn's head
quarters were IS Japanese cannon.
which were captured by the Russians
who took Ixme Tree hill. I
'The battle Is now 'suspended, with
a chaam separating the . two armies.
The situation .is practically the same
aa at the opening of Kuropatkin's de
fense. Neither the Russians nor the
Japanese were able to secure decisive
results. The losses are enormous.
Thirty thousand, were wounded. The
roads are terrible.
"Reports say the Japanese are serl
ously affected by the climate. The In.
dlcatlons are that they are going to
retire toward the positions at Tenfal.
Everything shows that the battle Is
only temporarily suspended."
RUSSIANS ARE PREPARING.
Japanese Said to Have Abandoned the
Mukden, Oct. 22. The Russians on
Friday and Saturday remlttently
bombarded the villages of Xamtu,
Shalandtzy and Sanyantzy and Shakhe
station, which the Japanese have now
completely evacuated. A party of Rua
slana approached on a hand car to a
point within less than a mile of the
atatlon and not a Japanese was vis
ible. The Japanese reply to the Rus
sian artillery fire was extremely weak,
but the 'rifle fusllade increases.
An Associated Press correspondent
at the front says that quiet continues).
Scouts are actively working and their
operations lead to some skirmishing
and occasiona'l artillery exchanges, but
nothing of Importance.
SHIPPING WAR MATERIAL
Grocer Fatally Wounded While
sisting Hold Up Men.
Chicago, Oct 22. L Hersefleld has
been shot and fatally wounded while
endeavoring to rout three masked
highwaymen who had invaded the
grocery of his father-in-law, A.
Tubln. ' '
Hersefleld and Tubln were alone fn
the tort- when the bandits entered.
The proprietor was behind the counter
counting the day's receipts while aia
son-in-law waa In the rear.
The highwaymen ordered the grocer
to hold up his hands. The robbers
then started Tubln toward the rear
Just aa Hersefleld came running to
ward them with a heavy club m his
hand. The deseradoes turned and fled
toward the door, wher one of them
stopped and fired at the young man.
The bullet went wide of its mark, but
a second struck Hersefleld and he fell
unconscious. ' '
A crowd of pedestrians, , who saw
the 'robbers as they fled, took up the
pursuit, but the bandits made their
IS STILL IN i
House cf Bishops Has Declined to
Agree to Deputies' Compro- f
ovise Marriage and Di- f
; , vorce Measure. f
Amends Specification So Bishops
of Diocese Will Not issue !
License for Remarriage.
GOES BACK TO THE DEPUTIES
STOPPED ON CROSSING.
Stanford 17, Nevada 0.
Stanford University, Oct 22. Stan
ford defeated Nevada today by a score
of 17-0. The game k was Stanford s
mruugnoui. oi&iuuru icumwurn
FAIR TO BE OPEN ON 8UNDAY.
Only One Building Will Be Accessible
to Visitors, However,
Portland, Oct 22. The directors, of
the Lewis and Clark fair 'decided 'to
day that the grounds wilV. .remain
open Sunday afternoon, but all build
ings except the fine arts building will
remain 'closed; , Religious services Vlll
be conducted In the auditorium,
FLEET WILL SEPARATE.
Changes in Positions cf Forces
cats Impending Battle.
Toklo, Oct 23. The armies of Oya
ma and Kuropatkln continue to con
front each other, but neither has again
assumed the aggressive. According
to a report from Japanese Manchurlan
headquarters yesterday. It is rumored
the Russians are amassing a heavy
force against the right wing, but the
purpose la not indicated. - The report
"' "In the direction of our right army
200 of the enemy's cavalry crossed the northern ports, will pans Gibraltar
Taltze river. They seem to have ad- enter the Mediterranean and rendez-
8teamers to Depart From Seattle Will
Take Cargo for Japs.
Seattle, Oct. 22. Hundreds of tons
of steel are being loadel on the steam
ship Kanawaga for Hongkong. Much
of the material, in the form of plates,
can only be. used for the construction
or repair of. warships. Secret service
agents of both Japan and Russia are
watching the shipment.
The opinion prevails that the mater
lal will be reshlpped at Hongkong to
Japan and there used for naval pur
poses. The cargo Is entered on the
manifest of the Kanagawa as build
ing material. In addition to the steel
going on the Kanagawa, three fiat cars
loaded with plates lie beside the steam
ship Texan, which leaves for the Oil
Baltio Squadron Will Use Two Routet
to the Far East
Paris, Oct. 22. The watch Is kept
up at northern French ports for the
Russian Baltic fleet, which is expect
ed to pass shortly. Officials are ad
vised that the fleet, after leaving the
Three Automobiliet Critically Injured
By Locomotive at Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, Oct. 22, Horace
Richards, his wife and their son, have
been severly injured In an automobile
accident near their home. Thirty-sec
ond street and Abbotsford avenue,
Falls of Schuylkill All were thrown
some distance.. The chauffeur alone
Mayor and Mrs. Weaver were
have Joined the party and the auto
mobile was en route to the mayor'
residence when It Btopped on a rati
road crossing. A freight train struck
the machine, which was demolished.
Mrs. Richards' skull was fractured, her
husband . had many bones fractured
and the orl's Injuries are so severe
that his condition Is .considered ci iti
cai. ' i " i
ASKED TO CONTRIBUTE.
Powers Which' Signed At The Hague
Invited To Help.
The Hague, Oct. - 22.-Tne powers
signatory of the Hague peace con
vention are to be asked to form
fund of $100,000 for the maintenance
of Andrew Carnegie's palace ctf
peace. The cost of the building is
estimated at about $500,000. It is
understood that the interior will be
modelled after the magnificent Paluis
de Justice at Brussels,
WITH REGARD FOR RUSSIA. ;
Her Friendly - Relations Considered
In Thibetan treaty.
St. Petersburg, Oct. 22., 2:15 A. M.
There is good authority for the
statement that M. Benckendorff,
Russian ambassador at London, has
telegraphed conveying Foreign Mini
ster Lansdowne's assurances that the
Anglo-Thibetan treaty will be flnaly
drawn up with regard to Russia'?
friendly relations. i 1
Bishop Concur in Amendment
Providing; Special Forma of
Worship for Foreign
Boston, Oct 22. At the close of the
15th day of the general convention Usa
house of bishop and house of depu
ties are still at variance on the ques
tion of marriage and divorce. The is
sue will be taken before the latter
body next week for the third time dur
ing the convention, the bishop havinx
declined to accept without 'amendment
the compromise measure adopted by
the deputies Thursday. ,
The house of bishop today araeadei
the compromise so that the bishap eC
the diocese will not be required to is
sue license for the remarriage of sua
innocent person, but merely win be
called upon to declare In writing that
his Judgment on the case of the appli
cant conform to the requirement oX
the canon. (. ( ,
The house of bishops today con
curred with the deputies In the adop
tion of an amendment by which spec
ial forms of worship for foreign
gre Rations are permitted.
GRAIN RATES ADVANCE. "
Two Half-cant Raises Are Announce'
by the Trunk Lines.
New Tork. Oct 22. Trunk lines
east of Buffalo have agreed upon an
other advance In grain ' rates to the
Atlantic seaboard. It will go into ef
fect November 1, and amounts to' a
half a cent a bushel on wheat, Iras,
corn, rye and barley. These new rates
will be operative for IS days only, and
on November 15 a further advance
a half cent a bushel will be made to
wheat and flour, corn and rye, but only
one-quarter of a cent advance In barley.
IN THE DARK. . - v
Oil Steamer Unable To Tleach" Desti
nation With 'Supplies.
New Tork, Oct ; 22. The steamer
Catton, chartered to take oil, etc, to
Nlcholaelvesk, at the mouth of the
Amur river, has been unable to
reach her destination owing to Ice.
according to a dispatch from London.
In consequence of the failure of the
Canton, to deliver her cargo tlie un
fortunate Inhabitants of Nieholaevesk
will, the correspondent adds, be with
out light during the Siberian whiter.
Dynamite Is- Exploded Near , Spahi3
V Official, .Who. Escapes.. , '.
Barcelona, Oct. 22What Is believ
ed to have been an attempt on the life
of Minister of Agriculture. Commerce
and Public,' Works Salazar occurred
today. A dynamite bomb was explod
ed in the street while Hie crowds
were welcoming the minister, wis
came here to preside at a meeting of
the chamber of commerce.
No one waa injured. The, crowd
was thrown into a panic. . Several ar
rests have been made. '
ERNEST BROSS GOES EAST. 'I
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Edgar B. Piper to Succeed Him it
Oregonian's Managing Editor.
Portland, Oct. 22. Ernest Bross, far
seven years managing editor of rje
Portland Oregontun, has resigned ta
assume an important newspaper vcj
nectlon in the east It is understood
that Mr. Bross has tuken .charge of
the Indianapolis Star ' and JoorimL
Edgar B. Piper, for several years neuyi
editor of the Oregonian, will succeed
Mr. Bross. .. .