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ASTORIA, OREGON. TUESDAY, MAY 23. 1905.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Early Renewal of Hostlll
QUIET AT THE FRONT
a Few Preliminary SMr
RUSSIANS WERE REPULSED
Russian Army Enters Cities Whieh
Thsy Art Unsble to Hold and (
Fire to Them and After Every Fight
Laavt Number af Killed an Field.
Toklo, May 22. tP. M.-lmperlal
army hrs1itinrtera made the following
announcement today; ,
"In the direction df Cbangtu. on
May 20, a fores of (ha onemy con
Dialing of ovr a battalion of Infantry.
regiment of cavalry and two guns,
made R detour to the eastern height
ut Hantaoukou. eight miles east of
fhangtu, una from tha vicinity of a
(oal inln tn miles teasl of Changtu,
at 11:S0 "clock In the morning, com
menced a bombardment. J '
"Subsequently another Russian
forve with four guns apiared !i the
nm I lift ii "iclirlil of fill'llttfl'!l'. "Ii
tit !' M. to battalion of the enrmy
advanced fioin the eastern aid of tha
villus, but were repulsed.
"Aiioth-r mixed fw-re of the enemy
entered Krharhlhllpao, where tiny w
fire to lh village ami retreut.nl.
,A body of tha enemy's cavalry. dis
mounted, attacked Tangshned on U
light Imiik of tha lino river. IS miles
southwest of Fkumeu, on the morn
In of May JO. After hn engagement
lasting two hours th enemy rctriitfHl
In dlaorjT toward tha aouthwr.at.
nbiin1onln J00 men. killed and
"Except theaa colllalona brtwaei:
amull forcea, tha altuatlon la other
PAUL JONES' BODY.
Admiral llgtbea Ordered to Proceed
to Franee for It
Waahlngton. May 12. Orders hnvt
been prepared at tha navy department
today directing Admlrul Blgaby, whose
aquadron has been elected for tha trip
to Franca to bring to the United States
the remains of Paul Jone and to be
ready to jiroceed from New York not
Inter than Juno I.
FOUND HIS BROTHER.
Prominent 8eatttt Man Find Brother
In the Poor House.
Brhenectndy, N. Y May 22. A faw
Jaya ago Chief of Polio Reine wna, re
iuestd to oca PatncK Flaherty,
who la supposed to be located In this
lty, by hla brother, Thoinna Klh
erty, a , wealthy resident of Scuttle.
Flaherty has Just been found In the
alma houe of which he has been nn
Inmate for some time.
The brothera were once prominent
New York contractor and were en
gaged In Mvfral big enterprises at the
time of the panic 20 yeara ago, which
ruined both. They started out to be
gin anew and have not seen each othe
Ince. Patrick la 65 ye?ra of age anC
lila brother a few yeara younger. H
will leave at once to Join his brother
Committee Inquiring Into Affair Nov.
Ready to Submit Report,
New York, May 23. Rapid progresa
la being made by the Frlck Investigat
ing committee of the Equitable Life
Assuranc Society and It report prob
ably will be completed by the end of
thla week ready for submission to the
directors May 11. A call will be sent
. cut today for It meeting of tha. direct
ors on that date, i , , , ,
Numerous conferences have been
b Id by Adherent! of both factions In
tha aoclety but no opinion waa van
ured aa to the probuhla vftvl of th
Laborer la la Iraughl From Eng
land an Aooognt of fttrika.
New York, May 12. Work on t'.w
conatruc'.lon of tha harbor la para.
lyi'd becauae of a at r Ike, cablea the
Herald correspondent at Montevideo.
The company haa reaofved to bring
100 meohunlra and other from Eng
land and Auatralla under a three
CYCLONE I NTEXAI.
Corpaa Destroyed, lulldingt Blown
Dawn and Many Killed.
Dallat, Tex., May evral Uvea
wer Icat and aerloua damage dona to
orope In many evctlona or Txne laat
night by a terrlAo wind and rain atorm.
etreama art oat of their bank and
brldga have b"en waah4 away, tn
tha north wee t part of Ha.kell county
1 h"Jaa wr dtrtrojf-d and two
children -f Will TownJa killed, and
Mra. Townda found unconacloua and
At M alone tha Chrlellan and Baptlat
churrhea and aeveral other building
era wrecked. At Temple aolored
girl waa killed by lighting. At Waico
aevrrat houwa weer unroofed.
DEATH OF PAULINE ANKENY.
Daughter of Banatee Ankany Dies at
Walla Walla, May 22. Information
waa rtcelvad here today of the death
of Charity Pauline Ankeny, daughter
of Senator Ankeny, which occurred at
the uiUveralty hospital at ritUadelphla
Hhe waa ojwnUed upon thr daya
ngr for an Injury to her ankle received
In tha elevator accident at Bt. Hune
hall In Portland, In lol. - -
English House of Commons Scene
of Wild Cssnfusion.
CHARGES AGAINST BALFOUR
Trouble Began When Sir Henry Camp
ball Bannaman Moved to Adjourn
and Alfred Lyttleton Mooted to Re
ply Waa Shouted Down.
London, May 22. The sltijng of th
houea of commona tonight waa marked
by a acene of wlldeat disorder grow
ing out of a motion by Sir Henry
Camppbttl Hannerman to adjourn the
hous In order that he might discuss
enwrgea agnlnst Premier Balfour of
having violated his pledge not to deal
with the eubject of colonial prefer
ence without first appealing to the
Alfred Lyttleton, eecretnry of state
for the colonial, waa put up to reply
to the liberal leader, but the member
of the opposition shouted down every
attempt to apeak, even after the pre
mler demanded a hearing for the sec
retary. Finally the speaker, after ex
hausting every effort to quell the
turbelnnce, put Into force for the first
time the new rule empowering him to
adjourn the house In case of great dis
order. The scenes In the houea created a
tremendous sensation In the lobbies,
which were crowded by members dis
cussing every phase of the evening's
occurrences, which were declared to
be unprecedented. Tonlghfa unpre
cedented and undignified acenee In the
house grew to some extent out of the
Balfour-Chamberlttln controversy with
the addition of engendering the oppo
sition aide by the premier's alleged
breach of pledge.
The members generally were In fev
erish expectation that the debate would
Indirectly prove the terms of Balfour
answer to Chamberlain's compromise
of proposals. It waa also anticipated
that Chamberlain himself would make
an tmnortont speech on the fiscal ques
tion. Then when Secreary Lyttleton
was put up to speak Intsead of Bal
four, tha storm burst such aa has not
been seen In the ho'uAe since the days
of Gladstonelan Irish debate., " .
Kills One 'and Wounds
BELIEVED TO BE INSANE
Bob Shaw of Owcnsburj, Ken
tucky, Kills One and
WAS FIRHTING THE OFFICER
Pose of Sheriffs and Officers Attempt
to Capture tha Negro and Ho Shoote
and Wounds Several and Is Still
Holding the Fort Against All.
Owensburg, Ky., May 22. Bob
Shaw, a negro, supposedly Insane.
killed one man and wounded seven
others during the past 24 hours near
Waltman. The body of tha dead man
lies In front of Shaw's house and the
negro continues to defy the officers
seeking to arrest him.
Yesterday afternoon Shaw waa ter
rorising the community around Walt
man and petitions were sent here for
help. A . po.se " was Immediately
formed, but aa soon aa they approacheJ
the mad man's house he opened fire.
li a rah Ml Watscn was shot In tha face
and Deputy Marshal Jackson was shot
In the back. Another man and two
boys were slightly ' wounded. This
morning a poe headed by SherliT
Kelly, went to Waltman from Lewis
port and found Shaw Bitting on the
front porch. Shaw quickly barricad
ei nimseir in the house. The poass
tried to atorm the house but the negro
opened fire. wounJIng two mn. He
apparently only shot small shot which
saved the lives of the two men aimed
Shaw waa shot at twice. He had two
revolvers, but announced that he would
save them for work at close range. A
great crowd gathered around the
house, keeping a safe distance away.
Thla afternoon Will Brown, deput
sheriff of Hancock county, volunteered
to go to the house and take Shaw,
Whan within IS feet of Shaw the
crasy man fired blowing Brown's heaJ
At I o'clock tonight a mob of men
and boys surrounded th house and set
It m fire. Sham' remain! In the
burning building as long as he could
stand the heat and finally leaped out
and tried to eacape. Nearly 100 shots
were fired and Shaw'a body was rid
died with bullets.
BALL PLAYER KILLED.
Edward Johnson of Chicago Dead from
Effects of Game.
Chicago, May 22. The sudden death
of Edward Johnson has put an end t
a ball ganw In which he was a player.
Johnson was at the bat Just before his
death. He hit the ball and ran to
first base. He was put out. When
he reached the base he turned to rut
back to w'uere other players were. He
had gone but a few feet when he fell
forward nnd dtad almost Inatantly,
It Is believed Johnson died of hear'
failure, due to over exertion. He was
8 years of age.
ASPHALT COMPANY SUIT.
Now York Compsny Will Tsko an Ap-
pool on Questions of Law.
New York. May 22. The New York
and Bermudei Asphalt Company will
cables th Caracas correspondent of
th Herald, appeal to the full court
of the aecond Instanec from the decis
ion rendered Saturday of the presi
dent of the federal court, sitting as e
of the second Instaneo from the decls-
void the Hamilton concession and or
dering the company to pay damages.
It la held that the company under
the exploitation clause of the contract
Is liable for the natural products ex
ported. It was through the Hamilton
Concession that the New York. A Ber
mudea Company obtained the .asphalt
property and exploitation privileges.
President Castro will return to Cara
cas today and congress will meet on
Tuesday. The prerldenfo fmeaaagi
will be reid at tha tnd of th week.
Longshoremen Organize Independent
Union on Sound.
ueasiness prevails among stove-
oores ana longshoremen affiliated with
the I. L. M. T. A. becauae of the or
ganisation on Puget sound of sn Inde-
penoent lengshoremen s union, that
threatens to work In opposition to the
Pacific coast. The Independent or
ganisation Is the outcome of recent
clashes between the sailors' union and
longshoremen's unions as to bow ear-
goes ahall be handled on lumber
droghers in the coasting trade.
It Is understood that the new union
will be on very friendly terms with the
sailors union, and that the two bodies
will work In conjunction at the ox
pens of the old -established longshore
PLAYED BALL ON SUNDAY.
James Miles Struok Between Eyes and
New York. May 22. While catching
In a game of baseball In Brooklyn.
James Mil's, a youth, has been aH
moat Instantly killed by a pitched ball.
Miles wore no mask while behind the
bat A very fast ball writch he failed
to stop, struck him between the eyes.
He waa carried home, where It was
found the skull had been fractured.
Death ensued In a few minutes.
Kill. J By Psssenger Train.
Chicago. May 22. Dagmar E. Turn
berg and her sister, Dora, young wo
men s'.enographere. have been struct
and Inatantly killed by a passenger
train near Forest Glen. They were In
a group of five young women who
aought to evade a freight train that
waa approaching on the other track,
The other three escaped.
Father Deserts Family, Mother
and Children Separated.
CARED FOR BY THE POLICE
One of Many Incidents Constantly Oo
ourring in the Largo Cities While
Thousands of Dollars Are Sent For
oign t Eduoate the Heathen.
New York, May 22. With her three-
year-Did baby dead In bed at her aide,
and Ave other children starving in her
little flat the pltable condition of Mrs.
Mary Burns, 22 years old. of 232 Met
ropolitan avenue, became known thla
morning, when neighbors who heard
he children sobbing, notified police
man Bruhn. On entering the apart
ment of the woman on the second
floor of the large flve-story tenement,
the officer found the children crying
for food. They were emaciated and
so weak that they could hardly get up
from the floor. In the bed room laj
Mrs. Burns, with' the dead infant at
htr side. When the .child was born
she had no one to attend her.
On seeking the condition of the
family the offlced did not s'.op to ask
any question but hurried out for food.
After the woman and children had
eaten the policeman summoned an
ambulance and Mrs. Burns was re
moved to the hoapltal. The oldest boy
told the police that his father recent
ly lost his job as driver of a coal truck.
A few daya ago he left home saying
he would rot return until he had se
cured work and food for his starving
family. The five little children were
sent to the care of the Children's so
King Osoar on Thtwne.
Stockholm May 22. King Oscar re
sumes the direction or state arraira
at the end of this week, thus termi
nating the regency of the crown prlnc.
Ottawa. Ont., May 2S. A telegram
from Pembrok says that Thomas
Mackle. a former member of parlia
ment, died suddenly there last night
He waa one of he leading lumbermen
of Ottawa Valla. . ... . ,
YET ON STRIKE
Negotiations Pending for
WILL NOT REINSTATE
Chicago Express Companies Posi
tively Refuse to Reinstate
PRESSURE BROUGHT TO BEAR
Unleaa an Agreement Is Roaehod the
Lumbermen's Association Is Pro
Paring to Extents' th Strike ana
Mor Teamsters to Bo Ordered Out
Chicago, Msy 23. Negotiations look
ing toward the closing of the team
sters strike are again In progress early
tonight. A committee of seven rep
resentatives of the unions employed to
call off the strike went Into-conference
at 9 o'clock with the attorneys of the
Employers' Association. The me-t-ing
laster several hours.
Strong pressure waa brought to bear
late In the day upon th managers of
the seven express companies to In
duce them to modify their declara
tion and their striking drivers be per
mitted to return to work. Th great
est concession obtained from them
that no blacklists . would be forced
against the men, and while none ot
them would ever be reinstated In theli
old positions there would be no objec
tions to any drivers obtaining a situ
ation with another express company
whenever a vacancy existed.
This declaration by the express
companies was what led to the meet
ing tonight and it was expected be
fore the conference was held that im
portant results would be forthcoming.
Despite this move for peace, the Lum
bermen's Association are preparing
for an extension of the strike. At s
meeting of this organisation held to
night It waa decided that tomorrow
all the teamsters' employed by the (5
Arms composing the association wlV
compell drivers to make deliveries and
consignments to strike-bound houses.
Twelve of these firms enforced the
order today and between 200 and 100
drivers quit work. .
After a conference lasting three
hours, representatives: of the team
sters union and employers declared
midnight that the prospects of a
settlement of the strike was excel
lent and the end of the trouble may b'
looked for within the next 48 hours.
Th stumbling block in the negotiation
s the declaration by the express com
panies that none of the striking driven
will be taen back under any clrcum-
'.ances. All other terms submitted
by the employers to the strikers have
been accepted. President Shea of the
teamsters' union said, after leaving the
conference, that ' he considered the
chances for a settlement of the strike.
good, and attorney Meyer, for the
employers, expressed similar views.
Winona Lake, May 22. Amid a
storm of applause without debate and
lthout a dissenting voice, the gen
eral assembly of the Presbyterian
church today voted to reunite with the
Cumbeiandl PrVy!terJanx church
which seceded from the general body
February 1. 1810, thereby bringing to
gether two of the largest branches of
the Presbyterian faith.
Proposition Carried at Winona Lake
With Great Applauas.
Fresno, May 22. The Cumberland
Presbyterian assembly had a warm
debate on the union question. Two
reports were presented today, the ma
jority declaring In favor of the con
stitutionality of the proposition and
the minority claiming that the church
had no authority to united with an
other church. The' minority also af
firms that the Presbyterian church
failed to comply with the terms of the
igreement with reference to two sep
arate4 Presbyteries: '
During the af.emoon session two
messages were received from Winona
Lake, one stating that the union prop
osition had carried and the other that
It had been . Indefinitely postponed.
Both were received with great ap
SALOON MUST CO.
Local Option to Bo Invoked Against
Portland. May 22. Saloons near th
fair grounds most go. So declare th
Whit Rlbboners of the state who, to
day, are holding a conference at th
First Christian church, with Mrs. Lil
lian M. tr. Stevens, president of th
National W. c. T. U, whose homo is in
Portland, Me, and Miss Anna A. God
don, of Chicago,' III. vie president-at-lrg.
At th meeting today a resolution
was adopted to petition th city coun
cil of Portland to ues the authority
vested in that body for th removal of
th saloons licensed to sell Intoxicat
ing beverages at th entrance or near
th Lewis and Clark grounds.
Whit RIbboners declared today they
will put forth tvery effort to bring
about th close of th saloon. They
quote section it, article 1 of the city
charter, which Indicate that whenever
IS per cent of the voters of th pre
ceding municipal election petition th
council asking that an ordinance to b
set forth In the petition be submitted
to a vote of th electors of th citr.
the council must submit the proposed
ordinance to th. electors at the next
city election, and It is wish of the na-'
tional officers that th mayor be
asked to call a special meeting of th
council for this purpose. i
Suggestions as'ta What Rojest
, , wiunjr iiutllU lOing.' !
SO NEAR AND YET SO FAR
Ruasian Flset Will Endeavor to Vvoiot
Japan Torpedo Boat and Got t
Vladivostok Through On tf th
Northern Straits of Jspan.
Paris. May 23. Much attention 1
given here to Rojeatvensky's probable
passage Into the Pacific north of the
island of Luson and suggestions are
made of th reported Intentions of the
Russians to rendesvous at the Island
of Babyuaa and give th Aemrican au
thorities In the Philippines the some
difficulties In preserving the remote
points against lnsurslons of Rojest
vensky as the French authorities ex
perienced In th waters of Indo-Chlna.
Naval experts of Temps lengthily
point out Information brought by w-'
ious steamers of Chinese ports confirm
previous views that Rojesivenaky Is
skirting north of the Philippines Into
the Pacific, It la maintained that the
stragetlc object thus accomplished la
the avoiding of Japanese torpedo at
tacks and the mines In the straits oi
Formosa and subsequent concei t ra
tion of the Japanese fleet In the straits
of Korea, leaving Rojestvensky free,
to make a long detour and reach VladU
fostog through one of the northern
straits of Japan. It Is, however, point-,
ed out that the presenct of the Rus
sian fleet north of the Philippines
leaves the Russians only a few hun
dred miles Trom Japan's naval base at
Kelung. In the northern part of the
Island of Formosa and a fight Is still
possible before the detour commences.
Thousand of New Yorker. Will
Abroad This Summer,
New York, May 22. Although the
voluem of vacation travel will not
reach Its height for a month or mora,
the rush from this city for moun
tain and,' shore resorts already has
set in according to all Indications this
will be one of the ' biggest "outing"
summers experienced by the transpor
tlon companies In recent years.
On every line leading out of the ctty
extra trains and boats have ben placed
In aervlce. An unusually heavy sea
son' of, irans-Atlantic travel, ts certain
aa nearly all the leading lines are al
ready bookedj to their capacity for
lune and July. "