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2- Endowment .tor
llS'i&uind ': for t&fctsigB1 .
' relatives of ih 'ta.tMr. Amiaitk ,V.
intandtd ' try bar ;,lor . an .. institution ot
; " t team inf at PortUnd, planned by her purr J
; v auant t a request- contained in, Mr.-nuav-r!.
band's wlU. kaa arouaed much nnfaror
able commeaiU When the first news of
.' Mra. Beed's macnlOoent bequest Xov the
tMiahmint at the Reed Institute was
k.HWIV yHUUV b B Hwvav m
Y wldeapre&d and krateful reoognltl6n from
r- the-people of, Portland ae the most ven
erous ana- mon luumn. n ew uauv
; V to the elty.' sturally.; therefore, the
' rumor thataa effort la to.be made; by.
' v dlaaatlafied Relatives- ef the aestatrtf to
t obtain a part'ef the fund taitesded by her
i or this lnatltutloo :as occasioned gea
sraf criticism - '
: - It-appears bnlfltely that- Qie attempt
' wm be successful.; But In any erent
: the- nlena fo the restabllWhment of the
'"'Beed institute cannot be whoUy.defeatM
: and the worst thar -could nappen.wouiu
' be a mlmlnntlon te the tndoermenfrof the
Institute. The essential question ia the
: expected contest la whether the estate
-"-shall be dlrtrt beted, aoder the lawn of
tr-Orenn or of California,-'Whna.at' was
' ; Hot mo stated, the impression-. , created
- by the statement tC A. Dolph. the as
" 'tate'S. attorney.- w. that the statutes of
Oregon, rather "than -of rjallforala. 1 wlU
: control Ju lhllstrtbtitio of thd eststa.
When asked What foundaUon -cxUted
. 1 for a nenteet of, Mrsr Reed'a win.. Mr.
V Vha dTU oe af,tbs state of Call-
v-7 ., - ' - - aka4 hsiprrBKla thaWIM abaft fl
; A IOmie iraWW ,iwsw-v..e.. '
lihtn not mow1 la JhrinriiiU flM
legal heirs; .and in ! ases where more
th em. third -ot an entaje- to- by wlU
aiven to oharltabla uses. pro rata re
ductfoa from such bequests Is required to
be made, ee as to redwee tne anrevaie
of such bequests ," bna third of the
whole estate of the testator. : Thla.stat
vta has uo extra-rrltorlal effect, and
oan have no applloatlon to any part of
the estat left by, Krs. Keed. eopt such
as oan be broutht within the Jurisdiction
of the courts of California. -
-Some weeks ao it was Intimated to
ma by Mr. James A, OlbaWn. an attorney
(ram Los Angeles, who, I -tinderstand
represents Mrs. Beed s distant relatives,
that art attempt miht be made to prove
that Mrs? Reed'a :. permanent residence
was In California, and not In Oregon, m
the hope that In that case the distribu
tion of the estate would be controlled by
tha California statute. , and the. charit
able bequests modified accordingly. Of
course.- If hls scheme could bs carried
'ih. trilateral relatives would .profit
in the same proportion that the charities
would suffsr. l am oi me opinion.
erer. that the schsma will not work out.
' "Mrs. Bsed's jjjermanent home ,'was
hers her residence - ia California; tern
. porary. At least such was her Intention
and mndsrstsndlnr. but were this other
- wtee the laws of thto state provide that
; any person.-not. an- Inhabitant of. but
- ownlnt property, real or personal, m this
V state, may devise pr bequeath such prop
(. erty by last wfll executed aooordlns; to
- the' laws cf this - state. - The personal
nmn.rt InreWoried here was never out
' if this itata In point of , W the
..r hr harinK taken Jurisdiction of
it. it w now in th4 eastody of the eovrtj
and will so -remain. l
creditors and Watees within this staU
) - re''paid.t : v t . r :
i , . - v. Mm fceUlsererM Tissra. '
' ft 3nA C. B. Belllnser. Who Is one of
X .. flvs trustees of the. Reed innUtute,
' appointed by the will, has examined
' 4 carerully the statu tee of Ore roe and
California beartn upon the threatened
"contest. and he la. .confident that no
. .nmuMfiil attempt caa.be made to do
feat the bequest. ' Judge BeUlnser 41
- cussed -tb4aws of tha two sutes as
' ' followsr N r A ... m- '-: ,
; -Th admjnlatrttlon. of Mrs. Reed's
v. estats in Oreo does not depend upon
; the question of her domicile at the
i Urns of her death.- It la true that per-
- i " "' "
RUNAWAY AIRSHIP '
m, mms nobyetound
. .' Woorsel tsxeUl gervfc
-. -s u as. tjl.
t . T.i. Nm. x A' d li ta t oh from
v Keokuk. Ia"" this mornlnr stated that
f th. naldwln i Iran In ICailfornl Arrow,"
which escaped last plghl, had landed In
th river there -at an eariy r
'i t tnomlnA- but this was afterward dls-
prove Tind Ui faf U tha machine is
r- atltt unknown. ,) . : - " y - '
Th airship escaped about 1:11 o'clock
", last night aslt xss bskia: conveyed to
ths -conco arse after the nnsuocessful st
fr tsmpt thatVwss -made to navigate It y-
terday, when It . lande Jn 8V Louis
c- ounty'.-Hi f ' r
En font to ths renautkt boncourse
.." th. world" S fslr-grounds 'With th
machine, it wsa neeeesSfTf t pass ths
' ship over trolley line. In- order, to
Iowa the domiciles, But . this depends
upon the Jawa of tha stats In which the
nroneity to situated. The taws of , Ore-
a-on provide as to the 'validity of wills
of non-residents. so rax ss property in
the state la concerned, and regulates, the
disposition, of - such . property. Section
161. of Bell Inset and cotton's -laws or
Oregon provides that tiny person not an
inhabitant of, but owning u-operty. real
or personal. In,- this state, may detoe
or. bequeath such property by will exe
cuted (If real estate be dsvlsed) accord
ing to the laws or this state, or If per
sonal property be ' bequeathed, aooord
lns;. to tha laws of this state er of the
country, etate or territory la which such
win may pa .eaecuteav ' .
" C Oreswai Un WO everm.-
"The local law havtni therefore mad
Mra. Reed's bequest lawful, the local
oourt of probate In admlntotsiinc ths
estate here Is not . required or 3 per
mitted to refer to the lawa of any other
state for an Interpretation of the will
aa -to this or any pf to provisions. - Ths
lawn- of California cannot affect and
do not provide for tha . exercise' of r a
jurisdiction to Interpret or ; determine
tha validity of wills as to property out
nf that state, tteetloa 1I7 af aueh lawa
provides that the validity and iatexpre
ta tioa of -wlUs. wherever made, are s-v-frned
when relatiilg to property- with
In this state, by the lawa or this state.
except aa provided in . section i lit.'
Section' 1U. hero, referred to, provides,
with referenoe to the -validity . la. ths
state, so far as the same relates to Pf-
sonat property, or wius- execuiew -wiw.
out tha state, and M subjects the prop
erty In the state of a person -domiciled
1m another state to the limitations pre
scribed for bequests for charitable pur
noseev J . .- ' -'-r - y. .
J fltMriU- be-notlced ' that the Califor
nia law confines the Jurisdiction of tha
probata courts of that state In deter
mining ths validity of wills and In In
terpreting them, to such-wills as relate
to property within tha state-ef Califor
nia, and that aa to such property ths
limitation aa to charitable use la ' en
forced, 'although the domicile of the
owner 'at th time of death was In an
other, state. Tha : laws of California
therefor assume Jurisdiction In theee
oases enly aa to , property within the
state, and aa to aush property the Jur
isdiction to regardless of domicile; and
ths laws of Ore iron, confer substantially
th same jurisdiction. upon th courts
of. this state. . So that whether consid
ered with referenoe to th laws of this
state or of both stteev ths will of Mra.
Reed. So far as property m thto state
to concerned, mast bs interpreted by the
lawa -of thto. state-and administered
accordingly." -wye' ; ' .. '
'.' "'C.wa-' 'to Oieffosi.:-'' ft'
' jh appvatsed vakie of that' ' part of
Mra. Reed'a estate which ia within th
state of Oregon Is 1 1.13. 11. S9. uf this
total nearly two thirds Is real estate and
to therefor, not subject,' venon the
theory ' of th contestants, to the Cali
fornia Jaw Alt that ould be reached, in
the hnprobabl event' of a successful con
test, would-be about IWfl,0C9 worth of
personal property that Is In thto state,
aad the real and personal property m
California, amounting- t about $124,000.
'The heirs are Martin Winch. Mrs.- W.
B. Robertson. Mrs. John Pickering-, of
Portland; Mrs. . Abigail ..Wood Baxter,
John H. Wood of. QUIncy, 'Mans.: John H.
Paxtoev. of Buffalo, N. TY, Mrs. Paxton
Paasmor of - Philadelphia Henry-C
Wood of Ban FTanctsoo; f Mrs. J. O.
Bralnerd. Mlsa Wood, Miss Helen Wood
and Miss Corinns Wood, of Pasadena,
Cat.-- e1.; ;."." J," . .:
While James A.-Olbson, th Los An
geles attorney, came to this -city In the
interest of th California heirs only. It
to understood that one er 4nor of th
heirs residing In this city are disposed to
join in the effort to bootest th distri
bution of th estate. Martin Winch, whs
is on of. the 'Portland bira weir an
th executor of the will, stales i that ho
will da all In his power to eeour a dls-
4 Continubd en' Page Six.)
do thto th me holdlntf thev lead, rope
were compelled to pas the -rope over,
and in so- doing let loos of' It. Before
they bad - regained possession, th men
In tha. rear, owing to confusion tn tha
gathering darkneea. also . dropped , th
rope-they held. Th ship being thus
released leaped Into tha sir and rapidly
drifted to th northwest.'' nothing ooold
he don to -Intercept tc and the nevt
bator and inventor figured .that th gas
would become exhausted and th ma-
ehln settle to th ground in th spec
of n bstfi tins, - -
Indicate that their- calculailers were
either Incorrect or els ths machine bss
droned In sorn- Uolsted aod unknown
11 s.'. ' -C:
MK8.' AMANDA V' REED, CLAIM TO
THB CTTT OF PORTLAND 18 TO BD
oH"0 COST $250,000
:d'l'kM:"'-ht: 1. ' , ' ..'1 ' .rr-'J-1 .. H ' yr--
Intern -Educator to fctablish;Tcc
St.' Johns ha been selected as th alt
for a large technological school. R. E.
Nlppert, an eastern educator, who rep
resents a large amount of capital, has
been In this city for some time and has
arrived at ths eoncluslpn that St. Johns
to the proper place for the school wnicn
bis people propose building. - In the
neighborhood of IttO.SOO wUl b ex
panded on the school and Its equipment.
It wlU be th largest school of ths
kind on th Facifio, coast, and' one of
th largest polytechnic Institutions' In
the United States. -Option on land haa
already been. 4 secured - : and Una large
building will be erectedr CaptW,, W.
Goodrich, a well: known architect, has
been ordered to prepare plans and sped-,
ftcatlons. He. w)U, begin hto. work,, im
mediately. -, ,.,: - --4
In detail K will be patterned after the
famous German schools and the- 4arre
Aiaarloaa polytschnlp- schools,' but thsra
will also r be r features - which these
schools do not contain. - It will contain
workshops for-all' branches of manual
training. en-lneetins; and science and the
toboratoiies will be thoroughly eqnlpped
for doing; the most advanoed work In all
ltnee ot applied sclenoes and trades.
Every faculty will b pronaea lor tne
youth to become actually practical In all
branches. . Paatlonlar attention will be
paid to electrical, civil and mining- engl-
naarlntf.. i w -.; ..''.-' ..'V : 1
Mr. Nlppert Has- given lapiam ww
NEARLY DECAPITATES: -
.VICTIM WITH. RAZOR
r (Jenrskl. Sperlsl service: )
Maeramentoy. Nov. v .-On ol th most
fiendishly brutal murders n record oc
curred her lata last night at Pixonv a
little town near here- A desperate char
acter called. George, whoee nam to. un
known, walked into a saloon. where
Charles Haurlgan, with whom he had
quarreled, was dosing in a, chair. Catch
trig him byth hair he pulled -his -head
over th back of a chair and with a rasor
slashed his throat, cutting through , al
most to th backbone,-so fierce was nis
attack. . " y
Th murter- was-done so quickly that
bystanders had no opportunity to Interfere,-'
and befor i anybody could grappl
th murderer be waiaea out or tn oar
mom and-disappeared in . tha darkness.
Tha murderer did - not apeak a word
from th time be entered tha place until
he left, going about It aa methodlcallx
as If It was an or dinar oconrrenos.
TO HIS PROTECTOR
'-'-f; r -;. -
'i'rihmnmi gpeeUI gerrlee.) '-': -Y '
- Phoenix, Arw.,t . Nov. .-4n Hfln
Porto Rico, B. B. Vaughn-,, a private of
troop I. Fifth cavalry saved th life of
M. - D. , Thornton a privates of troop M
of that command. Today Vaughn, who
la a- pickle salesman and a resident of
Phoenix, received notice . through Thorn
ten's attorneys that the-latter bad died
in Portland. M- and had left Vaughn
a on third interest ia his estats,- which
to appraised at ll.900.oem
" Vaughn and - Thornton were ' stationed
at Port Casey, In a tight at Ranstng
Vaughn brained a Porto Kioan who Waa
about to stah Thorntow - la ' th hack.
Until that tune the men had never met,
, but thereafter became Intimate friend,
WHOSE MAGNIFICENT BEQUEST , TO
DISPUTED BF OTHER HEIRB.
rich certain line which he has to work
alone; and -an expenditure of $150,000 to
contemplated. .It Is understood that tha
backers of th enterprise, who are Her
man and eastern parties, hare an abun
dance 6f capital and will work to make
th school and Its equipment tank with
the ' Boston Sohoot - of Technology, the
Troy Polytechnlo school and Stephen.
Polytechnic school of Boboken. M. J.
r There to no school of this kind In the
Pacific . northwest , and the polytechnic
schools , In. Calif ernla srs . . very small
oompared to what th St Johns inatitu
tion-wlll tsx' v- .; . r,-,,
Mr. Nlppert chose St-Johns as the lo
cation for. ths institution iaftar looklnc
ever ' other places in. this- part' of the
eosntry. He sees a great future for the
peninsular town- and, think it to- going
to'beoom on of tha great eet manufacturing-
and shipping centers tat the north
west. Be- earn to this -country from
Heidelberg and recently has been con
nected with' schools In Nsw:Tork and
Boston. He to. at present- In Ban Fran
OlSOOV - ' '-'Y-,-'' r-" - . ' " . . ....
PLAYS DEAD BROTHER
' . .V.-. . :
t . (Journal gpeelsl Service.) ''
Philadelphia, . Isfov. I. That
e theie-mother, who to blind and II
years of axe may never know of
th loss or one of her three sons.
4 . th two remaining sons have d
d-' elded that on shall- personate hi
d , lost brother- untll the mother's
death. ' Tn mother to Mrs. Cath
rtn Kelley. - On son, Lawrence,
died suddenly at th home of his
sister and was burled today.
y The -remaining two . brothers,
Matbew and Jamea,; fearing that
Ve new, of Lawrence's death
might kilt their mother, decided
that . Mathaw .4 Shuid personate
Lawrence. 8o-.when-the mother
sailed- for, Xary, ' Mat.' re
aponaea: '.-. v . -
4 y -Her I. am-motaer.- . , s
d "I wondered wny you were so
d .1st getting home.?, sh. replied.
; and dosed off ; to sleep, - happy
one more. -. :' . - v .. .i . - -
e -. Th deception may have to last - e
for many months. ' ' --i '
Between- tne - mother , ana . her 4
. three sons there has always ex- 4
4' toted- a beautiful, arrsotkm. that y
d has been the comment of inti-
mate for - year. Lawrence, th d
boy who died, we th youngest,'
and although nearly years off
sge, was always treated by her w
a "her little boy." " ;
- Mrs. Kellee bearing to slight
ly defective, ether wise the de
ception . prompted by love could
hardly eacap discovery. .-.''
Both hsr other sons' are busi
ness men who heads are whit,
-yet Mathew stands before her
with tear-fllled eyea endeavoring
with cheerful speech In counter
feit of bis dead brother's tone
to shield her tost year from th
grief of Unexpected death.
- Th sister has been brought
Into the effort, Bhs to to detail
.daily to he mother th flctttloua
doings of (the son whs has.prs
ceded he to th grave. ,t - .
New Republic on Isthmus
t Celebrates Its First
; - Anniversary.
. sr. ?
COLON CAY WITH FLAGS
President Roosevelt on Behalf of the
United States -Cables His r Con
't-'-v-W the Canal Route.
:' Colon, Nov. I. Ths first anniversary
Of the Independence of th Republic of
Panama waa celebrated today with fit
tine ceremonies The city was decorated
in honor of th occasion. ' Several meet-'
tngs were held.ai which leading orators
of . th republic addrssssd ths people.
Th celebration to generally observed by
all th cl tisane of the republic with great
sest If there is any undercurrent of ill
feeling or unrest on th pert of any par
ticular party or faction. It has been care
fully concealed under-tne smoom ex
terior that . predominates- -. among - ths
Lathi races. .'
Tonight there will be a-flreworks dis
play. Among; the decorations of tha city
are ex number or American nags, no-
tures of i. Roosevelt are hung in -many
windows. No trouble is reported on the
canal son. Marine are patrolling tha
sons and safeguarding th property from
any attacks . -.. - ', -
While to outward ppeai
thins- to -la a state of awletude reports
are current that roving oanas oi Colom
bians have been eeen reconnoltsrlng neat
tha belt that to new so closely, guarded.
The bills and awampn In. the JnunedUte
vicinity give ampU pportunltlea for-the
marauding bands to keep securely hid
and also leave them In a poeitlon for
keeping- close watch on th. trend of af
fairs in the new republic No trouble is
nafftjMl- but It hss been deemed ex
pedient to use every precaution, bancs
the, guard oi unusa niaies mannas. r
lo th TJnlted States Ss Offss Oon-
grarnlatloas. -;-..-. ,;.
-)-?;: (jearsal tpecUt service.) -','
Washlnston. Nov. I. President Roose
velt this morning sent the following tele
gram to th president of th Panama re
publlo: ' " " ' - 'v .-
'a ailMtMnna nf thla en.
emment on " the first
GETS $50,000 FOR HER '
" WEDDING PRESENT
" (Josrsal Saeetol Berries.) . P 1 ".
New TorlC Nov. l.-'Her my dear."
said Osorg Crocker. Tuesday to his step-
danehter. Alloa Rutherford, "yon are tr
b married tomorrow, I know, but I have
been busy and warned ana nave not oeen
able to buy yon a wedding present. Take
thto and get something for yourself, with
my love." . - :"
With- - that he nanoea ' nor a roiuea
paper. Miss Alice, wnen sn openeu ine
paper read: "Pay to the order of Mrs.
J. Langdos) Erving. 110,000. - Miss
Rutherford's man-lags to J. Langdon
BSrvln g took piece at noon yesierasy at
Mr. Crocker's horn, and en account of
Mrs. Crocker's death, was a quiet affair.
r . ON CONSUMPTIVES
T - - Josrssl
Washington, Nor.- a, In th future
persons suffering from-consumption will
not bs smployed In any of the United
Statea postoffios or other government
positions, from which they are likely to
spread the disease.
- Thto decision was reached by th United
States civil servto commission and Com
missioner Cooler haa sent out an order
to thto effeot, Th order reads that all
persona must submit to a physical ex
amination, and. If they hare consump
tion, must hot be employed. V
POPE IS STILL TOO --
. - WEAK. TO RECEIVE
' V. (Jeans! special terries.) . v i -Rome.
Nov. Dr. Lapponl say ths
condition of th Pop baa not Improved
sine yesterday and that he will give
no audiences today. , .
- Tha bod thto morning decided to make
December i. th fiftieth anniversary o(
th promulgation of th doctrine or tne
Ira maculate eoneeption of th virgin a
sreat relixtous- festival. An enormous
picture of the virgin will be placed ever
ths altar UI BU jreiera an nturaun a
that day. - - i '
AT BBZ.TA. , ' ' -
(BWWl Msssreb ts Tse JesrsaL)
- Delta. Idaho, Nov. t. Thoma Bhue
ter, aged 4k and a widely knew pioneer
of th CoouT d Atone, died yesterday.
He earn here in th gold excitement of
MM and took out aa much ss 110
dsy at time. He later owned the Delta
hotel and waa, postmaster. He leaves
a widow, -i
a-M i--v (
Result of Canada's Etec-
tion Today Important to
QUEBEC WILL - DECIDE
Unless That Plvota. Province Is Ovef-
thelniin.ly for the LIBeral tal- ;
: ' tltr; the t Conservatives ' "
: . : Are Certain tiWln;.
- (Jeerpal IfreeUI lerTles.)
OtUwa. Out, Nov. I. ThvpoJltlcal
complexion of the Dominion for,, ths
next flv years will bs decided tonight,
Forecasts of th result of todays elec
tion ere numerous, and tha two political
parties seem to b about equally con
fident. The returns from Quebec are
awaited with ths most Intense interest.
aa it la recognised that victory or defect
for Premies Laurler undoubtedly hinges
upon- ths 'vsrdlcf - of that "French
Canadian province. ' It to conceded- by
the conservatives that ' a - eontlnuancs
of th present solid Qusbeo for Laurler
means a Liberal ' federal victory one
more, and the Liberal go so far aa to
assert - that an .increased majority for
Laurler In that province la certain.
The struggle to between the Liberal
Reform party .and the' Conservatives,
popularly known as Grits and Tories,
respectively.' -y.' -y-" ;'- - : !-.'-..
from Nova. Scotia to British, Co
lumbia and north of the-boundary lias
of- th United Statea la a tract of conn
United- Statea. a it ons of tha wealth-
an election there which might Chang
th tariff conditions of -ths sntlr Brit
ish empire .Is of more than passing In
terest to all Americana.-
During the tost . eighth years the Re
form party or Grits, snider tha direc
tion of Sir Wilfrid Laurler, O. C. M. O.
and popularly known in this country
ss well -as in Canada as the "silver
tongtled" orator, haa been in ' control
of th dominion government. For years
before this, party gained control of tha
government it advocated l- reciprocity
with th United Jstates, but sine gain
ing the reins of power they have failed
to make good their anti-election prom
ises of absolute free , trade r . unre
stricted reciprocity. , ; '
Two score. of years ago this party
fought tooth and nail tha project of
building th Canadian Pkclflo railway,
which, waa . made possible by th Con
servative party under th' late Sir John,
A. Maodonald. Dssplt this fact It is
now fighting for the construction of ths
Grand Trunk Paciflo 1 railway, a line
front coast to coast "And which is to
be built n th same system of heavy
subsidy as ths Canadian Paciflo railway
waa. Ths Conservatives are holding
forth for government ownership of this
Una, having learned a lesson from tha
- .... . . . i .11.. v-.M.
JSallway. - Tbs main fight of th present
Siecuon wins ....
Both parties,- however, realise th bene
fits of another transcontinental Una, and
no matter which way tha election goes,
th Grand Trunk Paclfto will be pushed
to completion. li.. . -
, Zm OfiU Bight Tsars. (
The Reform -party haa held ths reins
of offlc for eight years or .during two
parliaments. Klsotions in Canada are
held avsry, four " years unless on to
forced by lack of confidence In th gov
ernment. - Thto eqndltlon of affairs nas
not developed In many years, - put oe
f eat haa been- heaped, en a powerful
party as the result of happenings while
in office. During the last four years
tha Reform party ha had ample op
portunity of Ytnaklng good" with the
home government In th matter of im
perialism. That ia tn eentlnual howl
tha Conservative sarty. and today it
to banking somewhat on - tu public's
patriotism for power. The Reform party
baa always seen aomewoai nnnw away
from the British lurous than' tb Con
servatives and thto was evidenced at
ths recent colonial conference, when Sir
Wilfrid Lurler declined to accept in
opportunity offered him by Chamberlain
tn bind solidly tns colonial policy.
Tha battle cry of th Conservatives at
this slactlon.to Imperialism, protection
snd government ownership of railways.
Tb national policy, mads .erooua In tha
days of Bis-John A. Maodonald, means
protection and in ess ex a vonservauve
victory, there would In ail probability
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CODY HIG HWAYMEN
Sperlsl Servtae.)- "
Cheyenne. Wy, Nov, l.-At dawn
thl morning a poss whipped ths rlnr
ber on Cottonwood creek. In which ths
Cody bsnbr robbers avers supposed to be
secreted, and found that their quarry
had fled, having slipped through the
cordon ef guards during the night. The
robbers secured fresh horse and haVs
a good start. It la reported thst llar
vey Longsn, the notorious Montane
bandit, la at the bead of the rr.g, whioh
Is now making for the "1 e In the
Wall"- rendesvous, where tney will bs
ssfs from pnrs't. rvwars for ths
gang. Ins -J r r --
Jensnese feature yPosI-
tionlcnd Citciel's Fete
EXPLOSIONS ARE HEAVY
May Hell : Destreetloa -y-jfc.:z!t:
ana : fortresses Yttuzizsry
to t Kasstaa -. Cob I. ')
; (Josrssl Sperlsl Ssrvtcs.) ;"':;
Chefoo, Nov. I. Through th eaplufw . jY.
by ths Japanese' troops of an Important -
position,' ths east aids or. Fort Arthur . .
Is practically at their mercy and th
fate of tha citadel to practically sealed.
Such la 'tha news front Japanese
sources received her today. . . . -,
For the Past three days tha bomDara- .
ment of the Japanese haa been terrific.
bat ha alwaya bbeit answer a with spirit
by ths Russians under StoesssL who
are apparently imbued with sucn a. ....
Ogbtlng fransy tnat the commanders
prediction, that ' Port Arthur -shall b
their graves, seems luteiy or luuw-
Today's cannonade has been the heav -.
Jest yet hesrd and it is believed th
japanea are maaing a mimu -
tack on "the place, or are conducting
their artUlery work, with great vigor V
preliminary to an assault. y.
Five Russian warship in ths harbor
are reported to; have been,, badly dam
aged by the - dropping Ar and spie
believe that three ot tiiem are no longer
abl to keep pHftml.for''tha Isst das--
which may be made wnen - tne tail
comes. - Two ef the wamnips, - wnoee
guns have bsrstofor assisted .th fortt
res on Golds hia, have been Uen
for several days., -.. .--. ry ' ...
.. Heavy explosions occurred early this
morning tnslds Port Arthur leading to
ths surmise that either through eo-
eldent or deliberate intention mine or
msgaslnea hav bean Ignited. ',.
Should Steesssl carry cut a program
which to. said to have been mapped out
by him. the explosions may, pretbg
th evacuation of several outlying and
toss Important positions and a concen
tration in the stronger fortress w tiers
ths last stand will b mad. x , - ,
; . ' llomnt" Keney . ,'.
Forth csptursrof th sast pert ridge
and the slegs of Fort Arthur, proper. ,
the Jspanese hav finished the placing ;
f llylnch faowltasrs. whose heavy bat-
tarings could hardly. b withstood by
any of th fortifications for an appro- -clabls
length of time. The gun are fa
position to do most effective work with
a perfect range, . .
Heavy, infantry attacxs were pwin
for noon today to be directed against'
th Russian defense at Orbiting. Kask
wan ajid Banjusan. - ' '
AdvloeS irom tne .scene mrw nn
awaited by Jspanese per wrjn greac
anxiety, because th taking or tneo
polnta. together with th capture ef
outer defenses already made, would
mean nearly tha last chapter In th
grim resistance of th K.ussisn sirong
It la asserted by Chinese, h hav
returned from pigeon bay. that th
J a pas see sappers hsv tunneiea xrom .
thst point to Wlimn sign - sun
Goldsn hill fortres and that th work , ,.
to steadily going on with night and- day -shifts.
Coolie ere being largely em
ployed In th labor. Thl feature 1
not understood here, a such stupendous
and plow work would 'seem rather Sj
wants of energy. - ' ,
- gtoessefs force are sow decimated t
t.000 men and th Japanee have taken ,
advantage of thto to withdraw many I
of . their troope and forward them to
th assistance of Oyama In hi opera , ,
tlon against th Buss Is n est Bhakh
r'slne" thst 'Srst batUs at that point
it la known that at least M.00 men and ;
ti guns hav been rushed to th front. .'
It la probable - that thto number ha
been largely exceeded, asf ths J spa sea ,
under no circumstance . permit any ;
new of such mavsments) to toak if .
aucbl publicity can b avoided..., ;
Kak Attaek m B isn BlgM and em
.' Beth Mae) f aUfreray. , ;. .
V (Jesrsst Special gervter.)'
Y St. Petersburg. Nov. l.--A telegram
from Mukden report that ths Japanee
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lai.lOli Colonel Cody, with his English
guests, are delayed on lh railroad and
wilt not reach Cody until this evening..,.
Her and outfits srs la readiness an4
thsy will start on ths mas hunt imme
diately on arrival. ' -
Whlls hope of the capture of the t u
dlts being effected kss not been r
entirely up. the ehame I
terlally lessened. T-
of tlje pneee that r
surrourjed Isst r
of frexh ho
It to th
Cody - I
to t i
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