V -X - 'V GITZENS'tA V-.-T-..". 1. OOD EVENINO fcThe Circulation- ' 1 1 i I . ' ... Tha Wath-V - --r.-- " Tonight and " Wednesday, partly cloudy, with Tittle rain; light varl- Of Th journal" Yesterday War 3! aDjtwinaa. . 'v. . VOL. IV.NOr73r TOU TOE mm Hie One Rumor Has It Wounded Sailors" Float ' ; Ashorer TCzar Determined to Continue Struggle and; i: Abandon : Siberia1 by- Withdrawing-Linie: ; -:.vitch-Peace Efforts are ' Renewed - - '"it ' Jeornil BpecUl Berries.) : ib""- Tok1orMy 19. Bullettn.ftfflclat r. - Iort-rom..Togo. who Mt out Inr pur- ault-of the leelngRaaa,'atis, larking ," today. ,V It" 1 reported that he I aank several Russians ships during a running !rnnTTAftcIocTrirTa reported that - Rojestvensky. ' who Tled-on-a-torpedo boat destroyer; haa been captured. (Juernal Special Brvlee.). "St Pet.reburg. May 10. I p. m. Bulle tin. Captain Chagtit -at the - cruiser nested - the sinking of . the Datuesnip Kntaa Souvaroff and that Rojeatvensky under the peraonal- command t Ad - lowered oar board h dtrnytr' Buiny. 'm traATgaJ!nrtiuwr. are umler the i " whtrb.tiaa J.ot yet reached -VMdivoaroic. ' The admiralty officially admlta th Inking of the battleship Knlax Souvar r.rt Ban ruUM. infl flint and the repalrehlp Kamstchatka., l InntaiL .!"'' -"'" ' -London. May 3 0. mttuda. Admiral Toao'a victory la : anprece nmd In hlatonr. ; With aoh hour cornea freah detalla ahowing the enor mous losaea auatained by the Rusatane and It-la evident that In no battle sine the daya of tha-Bpaniah Armada haa any power aunerea aucn a cruamn mu .overwhelming defeat at aea aa hat aue i.i hv Ruiiaia In tha defeat of Its Baltlo squadron "by th combined" fleets of Japaa. - From toklo it Is announced that there ' were 1,121 caaualtlea on Ruaalan ships which drifted aahor on Tauahlma Is land and on tha coast of Japan. Twelve hundred of th injured have been taken to Baaebo. The survivors say that the Russia (officers died bravely,but were Incapable of defending their ahlpa or . their Uvea, .t . - It la evident that the attacks made by Torn threw the Ruaalan offlcera into a 1 panic and. tha. they had no control over xneii-ww,.yij" y; - IlaasnlPa wera nmn tmiuieii- i aaeouted. Fear-Mied many of th eailora and It was almost impossmi to fore them to do their duty. Seaman unlit for arvlc threw themaelvea into "theaearmaddened by th accurate lire -rr-of th Japanesa gunner. - Diirvlvnrm state that the aim of the Russian waa - very-toor and that few ef their shota told on th- attacking forcea while nearly .every, ahell Jlred by the victorious Japanwe left It mark upon their antagoniata. .Hundd of Russian sailors, many badly wounded, are coming ashore at Tamaguchl near the acene of battle In mall boat or clinging t th -wreckage. Fishermen the last two daya have h been busy rescuing survivors tnat are afloat on spars or debria rrom toe i wrecks.- - n ' ; r ' Fighting still continue off Oktna, ls: land, where Togo la continuing to press his advantages. - The fate of Admiral Rojestvensky is t uncertain.' A telegram from a laBl at. tache at; Toklo to government official aaya it in reported - that the. Ruaalan fl.iihln Knlu Souvoroff wa : aunk In action on Sunday, and that Vlce-Admjral 1 RoJeatvensRy perisnea. " " - A ' PH dispatch- received from ! Vladivostok Btatea that four Russian warships arrived ther thla morning, among them . the - torpedo destroyer Bravh It -- la - reported in vtaaivosioa that Rolestvenaky.waa aboard thla ves- " 'sel dengerously wounded,,; tuff erlng ' : Lf-om lhlurie ' received. - J by . bursting shells. He waa taken to tne .nospnai. Th -protected' ruilasr -Alma -wa on of the ahlpa thai was aaved by flight A report from St. Petersburg states that th Russian flagship wa destroyed and that Rojestvensky wa badly wounded and placed on. board a.- torpedo destroyer. The wnereaooui oi tnt ". atroyer Is not known. From Toklo It I reported that Ad- mlral Rojestvensky haa been captured with h torpedo boat deatroyer on "'which he fled. . -1 ': -- xSTORY OF THE BATTLE. I Hue, . ukmarlne ad Torpedo Boat '- yuy rarts la" JmoUsWn ahlpa. ' j (Jmiratl BpeeUl ierTlr.) " ,-x TnfciXT-Mav Iff. Saturday morning I Togo, with th ntlr na.val fore of th Japanese navy, wa at Mwampho, when f the wlreleaa announced th approach 1 of th combined Ruaslan fleet A seo lond mesnage-Oater atated that th Ru I slsns wr aacendlng th eastern chan '7 i irk. r . . n .. Imkt4itlv atarteit . rim. in atii 'j - - - - v ..11 anuil mrmtnA Trail Itftland. ahlf 'nil Grounding the Island came directly across,' R That He Is Dead- th f rohroOh Rulelan. whowera ad vancing in-two columns.-" concentrat ing b1a flr upon-the flank -of the west column Togo spread diaorder amongth Rualana7w1nBg ahlpa wer. , forcdg.gst toward the Japanese coast. Togoavea-; m WlffRedout one at allme The mani- moth .warships of Rojestvensky' fleet, and by concerted- -attek crippled or sank six ahlpa, taking Admiral Neboga to(t and t.000 other- Ruealana prisoners. When night approached repeated tor pedo attacka were, -delivered wit the! Monday. - The-Inner line or tn japan. rommand of VtceAdnvlral - Kamamura. Th llarht sauadron waa under th prr- aonal aupervtslon of itaar Admlrml KSTKt aoka. Th firat attack on th Kuasiana w made- byth-1atr veagnla. -whttir Kamamura- circled around Roleatveii-r aky a anTBl. liuttli't ratHB n-'i-'-g Ight re'' marked by series of desperate tofp8i Togo contlnuoualy preaslng the Ruaalan fleet toward th coaat. . -.-.The number of Russian veasels of all descriptions sunk and captured la 22. It la poaslble that other ships were aunlq rumora coming- in cionatamly In. Crease the number so that probably ,a total of between-80 and 40 ahlpa have befrlloat to Russia. Fending the con clusion of the Japaneae purault and th Identification of ships which . prisoners report sunk. It would be Impossible to make mora than a fragmentary esti mate of the Russian losses, but enough is known to confirm the victory as an overwhelming on for Japan. The ' following vessels wereunk: Battleshipa Borodino and'Alexander III, armored crulaera .Admiral Nakahlmoff. Dmitri Donskol and Vladimir Monlmach, coast defense ironclad -Admiral Ousba kolT, protected crulaera Svletlana. and ijemtcnug, repairsnip Kamtcnatica. i. nruiur ir eruJerlrte8rnr"three-le8troyers. The battleships Slasol VllkfTTJrl and Nleolal I, the' coast defenseironclad4 Admiral Senlavln and General' Admiral Apraxlne and two-smaller vessels wer captured. - The Russian flagship waa ae rlously damaged. - - CAPTURED VESSELS. t .. , Warahlpa Takes by Japan la Battl Ar Brought Safely to IT aval Forts. (Jcnrail gpectil Berrle.) . Toklo, May 10. It la officially an nounced that th four Ruaalan war ves sels captured by the Japaneae- were brought safely to naval porta today. The battleship Orel waa brought to .the port of Malsuru, the battleship Nicholas I and the Admiral Apraxlne mnd Admiral Senlavln, coaat defense yeaaels, have been brought, to Sasebo. . I " The report - from Kobe -that a Ru!- atan cruiser has arrived oft Hamada- 100 miles northeast of th scene of th battle. .1 confirmed. Th vessel waa badly crippled and a whit flag waa hoisted. Two hundred Russian sailors were "aboard. The Red Cross 1 suc coring the wounded. Th Oriental Occidental company' steamer Dorlo arrived her thla morning and reports sighting th Russian cruiser Taumrud and a gunboat, probably th Kaaarsky, at aea. The latter waa leak ing badly. - , ' , A telegram from Shanghai states that a-Russian vesseL-evidently a cruiser, haa entered that harbor. Tie vessel la believed to be the cruiser Smnlenak and la aupposed to have put in for refuge and will probably be Interrupted until the close -of -th war; : It 1 how possible to give a aomewhat connected account of th battle.. Vic Admiral Rojestvensky squadron en tered the Btralta of Korea on Saturday, April-27. It wa In th afternoon that they wer attacked by Xh Japaneae un der Togo, near Okonlshlma, aoutheaat of. 'Tsushima. i The fighting- laated throughout the night, the' attack being continued by the torpedo flotilla, after sunset. - Four Russian ships were sunk and other heavily damaged, while the damage-to th Japanese was Insignifi cant, .. - " . . . -- A pursuit of th northward-retreating Ruaalan waa -rigorously continued on Sunday and four battleships were com pelled to surrender. ""Rear Admiral. Ne bogatoff and 1.090 other Ruaalan, wer taken Jrlaonra. Th cruiser "Admiral Nakhlmoff was sunk near Tsu. island Saturday, aeem Ingly by a mln or aubmarln. report Continued on Pag Nine.) ; at. a i-p,. PORTLAND, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, MAY US i -' .1 --yai i n ; 3 .m 1 . ' -lr jsS' mmm , - - ------ - . ,.. . isIanVice-Admiral Rojegtvcngky.Rtr)rted to Be Lying Wounded at . HIS .1 - ' - ' . rrirttn i li a " , , I . ' , . I ll Ht llll I III A I - eN i rT I A --lV -., . I dealcre ia befoTl Mil it illlllil ALL lo r( tl ALTY u FOR FAIRBANKS Fair Officials and Cavalry Escort Will Meet thjice-JPresidential 1? Party -Roosevelt's Representatives at Opening of : -- " Exposition to Be Royally Entertained . "Unleaa iome mischance should Inter fere with th preaent achedul. : Vice-President- Fairbanks and party . will ar rlve In Portland tnmorro wm ornl n ef be- for-daybreak, probably between -1 and I when commltt. will call at th union depot to escort them up town.. At th same hour th congressional party will arrive. - --' Tft vlc-prealdentand hla party will be met by Mr. and 'Mr. H.v W. Good and the congressional party, by J. C. Ainsworth,. 1-Allen Lewis and Henry Ladd Corbett. Troopa B and D of th Fourth cavalry wilt also be Tit the' depot and will, with military honors, escort the notables up town. Mr.- and Mra Fairbanks will go at one to the Goode residence,. Twentieth and" Flanders, where they will remain as. guests dur ing their stay. - The senator and con gressmen have been provided for at th Portland hotel. Missouri has a carload of fine art on the expoaltion ground and la experienc ing great-difficulty In securing a loca tion, the state building being overloaded and. tha Fine Arta building-filled to Ita capacity.-' Today the " commissioners mad application to Oregon for a room In the sUt building. butPretdent Myers could not. receive an exhibit of any description. .The paintings In tbls collection are' aald to be valued at 1500. 000 ana it is icertaln that, aome arrange ment wlll.be made whereby they may be displayed. 1 ." --? - ---J -;J'. . 4 The general presa bureau ha figured out that at least 10,000.000 rosea will bloom In Portland during the month of June, or enough. If laid atem to stem, to encircle th. exposition grounds. In cluding the lak and' the" Oov.rnmeht KnlMlnrra thre tlmea.1 It follows llmt Ros-rnyrJ?PTlJuOUTdrBe jmagnlf&ttbeirraprbad cruabed 4lia borand- cut cent success. .-. r BECAME. THIEF TO . BACK MRS. POTTER i (Jooroil Ipeelatr- arlce.) London, May 10. The aenaatlon caused by tha Foaalck - .mb.stl.ment acandaj, when. "Alfred Foaairk. a well known, solicitor living at Maidenhead, waa charged with stealing 1(1,000 trust funda. waa given a nw turn when, th accused solicitor declared that loan to Mra. James Brown Potter, the actress, wa the rati of hla ruin: He declare that a blum of money went to Mra. Potter to back her the atrical venture, aU of which were dirt -H ' The" wive and" families of . directors of the exposition, who are to occupy seats on the 'platform at the opening ceremonies, are requested to meet la Beoretary-Jteed's office. Administration building:, nut later - than 11:80 a. m. Dolnh has been -appointed .aaij ststant to the""liecretary-of the epnal:J tion and will alfo be attached to the general press bureau. Traveling Men'B day. one of th ear liest of the special eventa, June 8, will draw an excursion of 1.000 people from tha -Pu get sound country. CUTS OFF HIS FINGER WITH A POCKET KNIFE . ( : . San Bernardino. May 10. Henry Armstrong. av Fish Springs settler, haa given an exhibition of lron.nerv which surpassed anything ever heard of here abouts."" Armstrong- was bothered by the depredatlona of wild anlmala which nightly raided hla farm. Irt an effort to thin out the peats he aet several steel traps, three of them being for big game. Two" wild cata and a coyote were trapped the first night, three coyotea the third night and a few nights later Armstrong hurried to a. trap, attracted by a ehrlll yell, and found a mountain Hon. between the- Bteel teeth. He. dis patched the lion, setting the trap again; The teeth came togetherslnklng Into the middle finger. Armstrong waa imprisoned In such ' way that hecouid not open ' th trsp. After firing his revolver and loudly calling In a vain for effort to attract attention he got. out his pocket knife and deliberately cut off hla finger. Thla was an easy task, though. paini;uiori open the flesh. failures. Last year more money was lent Mr. Potter without security. Fossick do aot w4v- hi Infatuation of th artreaa aa reaaon-for hi un businesslike aCQon. In hi confession he gives no motive for being so lavish of trust funds in backing Mra' Potter. The a o tress' side of the story has not appeared. '. At the country home In Maidenhead," .where Koeslek a office are, It has, been understood for om time that h has ba financial manag e( Atxa, Pottax,l 30, 1903. -FOURTEENPAGES Dr." Hill Says Voters Must DecideTif Saloons Shall Dominate. MUST-SPEAk-OUT-OW- THE SEWER SCANDlISl And Are Called ort to Say What They Think of Williams' Part 'nership 7 With" the" Cam r" . .biers of Portland. ..' ' - To th. Citixen of Portand-::::The niirB'ion iff ri -"t by-tTOr"voteM of Fui Hand net Monday la not .' -& Mayor-Williams a "member of General Grant' cabinet?" nor "Did Dr. Lan feed-the patients at th inaane asylum H on boiled beef ?"; nor "Are the preacher fPortland wicked monT The Issues y -..wr, yHnl -i,r.nnhlrr "W( a)reabout.tQ,- place- th stamp of -approval or disapproval upon . certain things. We are about to determine pol iclpe whlch-will- largely determine the futur WeTrafeoT our city and of thla Pacific northwest. Let us face these Issue squarely, that -r.njay voje'uponil themjnteuieuuji. JJext Mwndnyr mtr are" to " 'decld whether or ot.-l h : aalnog -power ahnli 1 f; dominate tbia city. It 1 not a question of saloon : or no -aalopn, foe whichever, side wins th saloons win remaln.-The liquor men are -determined ton" having more. " They propose to controt.They have outlined a definite campaign and next-Monday they hope to win their The organ of the liquor ins some interesting reading. Hero is an ex "The Liberal haa no politics but H'q'ucAr -t""Mrni Its sole object is the, protege tion of the trade. '- . Irt other words, the liquor men went Into the Republican prjmarlea not because they were Repub licans but- to protect their trade. And now that they have nominated . their man they are aaying to the rest of ua, "You 1 must vote for our man or you are not loyal Republicans." . Here la another algnlflcant extract In reference to the recent primaries: "The people put the handwriting on the-walt -o-platn-thaV aUr-may-seo-it; even MrrrThomaaiVord, the moral cen sor - of Portland. It la hla turn next. He cornea to the guillotine In June 1906." And who la Mr. Thomas Word? He Is not a member of the Municipal asso ciation, nor even a church member. He la simply a brave, honest man, who Is trying tod"r"h1 duty a a pubiiu om clal. . But th liquor men donotwajt a brave ana nonest man. lney.nave decided thtiheywaht a cowardly, dls h6hest"TOwliu w"nTie--Uiem to lo cate 60 saloons at"lhtrneaiiJOjo1IT great exposition. If they desire; who will"h)tooma.atTierd tyloYlngl)ands. allow them to turn the town Into a red-I light district and line our streets with gambling houses. (Thls -week the splen did city of Los Angeles will decide whether or not a slngle-saloon shall b. allowed within Its borders. Next Won- day Portland will decide whether or not the aaioon power shall be given control of the city. Another Issue before us Is the matter of the timber land frauds. : For some reason the Republican machine Is trying to keep In th background. And ho wonder. - District-Attorney" Heney, "the representative of President Roosevelt, Is reported to have said that-Oregon-Is In the hands of the most corrupt gang of - politicians In the country. .Who- Is at the head of the dominant wing of the Republican party In Oregon at the pres ent timet A man who Is under indict ment by the grand Jury for defrauding th government. Who has been tba con trolling factor In this city for-everal year past? A man who-was discharged from the office of I'nlt.d State marshal the other day by direct order of Presi dent Roosevelt Who' was it a few evening ago that attempted with un blushing effrontery to secur control of a Citixen' meeting and to stampede It for Mayor Williams? A man who la now awalthig trial a a conspirator In the timber land rrsunsr Is It-eny-wonder the-machlr-e " UHeepIfig m the " back ground T When I was In Washington a few Week ago In th Intereats of the Lewis and Clark Exposition, . I met" a man from Oregon who ald: '1 shall be glad when can Blip away from here. Our state Is In disgrace because of the timber land frauds." t am wondering what th voter of Portland will have to aay on thla matter next Monday. Another Issue In thl election 1 th Oregon lan. This paper 1a an essential part of the administration now aeeklng the people'a approval. At the time the mayor' gambling pollry waa under con sideration, a member of .th executive council told m that th editor of the Oregon lan had agreed to the plan be fore It adoption. A reporter of the Or.gontan told one of our city pastors that he bad received order to say nothing against th mayor's plan, but that ho might roast "Chief 'Hunt to . hla heart' content, IJ -1 becoming - In- r.reiinua-kMJ-.- PRICE- TWOCENTS. I - " i"l-r;.i.; ?. ;-. -f ' ....... i-rf,...v -' Vr- V .-' t ' ifc. .V'.' '. r . ... - - - A'--.r v ft- . r' ' ' : Mikaaiv! Flagship of tbrVktoria Japaneae Fleet. rm ' T 1 "s 'aar aw . a . -s- a , , -IVlWrW H 0-DIECL - ,. ... . .. . ' I """" ", r ... , ,. Portland Keeps Green the Memory of the Soldiers of the Grand! Army- SchooL Children Take Heaps of Bloom r""""." to Lone Rr Cemetery. ' ' ' -t "Portland'a patriotic cltliens paid tribute-today to tha nation's-honored dead, lieautlful and Impressive memorial ex ercises were held under the auspice-f th Grand Army of the Republic and auxiliary organizations and- great CTOwda" of people, Including many chil dren with arms full or tlowers, gatn- red at the different cemeteries to assist the old.veteranB In decorating the Braves cT departed" Comrades. Every soldlr'agrave waa banked high , with Among the"""Vitrious organizations which participated In th exercise were th. George Wright post. No. 1. G. A. R.; Lincoln-Garfield post,. No, .!; v Sumner post. No. 12; Ben Butler post, No 67; George Wright Woman'a Relief corpa. Noi: 1;- Lincoln-Garfield corps.- No. II; Sumpnr corps. No. 21; Ben Butler corps. No. CI; th Indies Of the G. A. R.; the Indian war veterans, the Spanish-American war 'veterans and the Son and Daughters of Veterans. "Th of flee cs J)f th-;day appointed by id Joint committee of arrangements were as follows: Commander, D.'- H. Clark; senior . vice-commander, A. C. Sloan) vchaplaln. H. A. Barden;- officer of the day, F. R. Neale; officer: of tha guard; F. II. Coleman; adjutant. R. L. Wolforth; chalrmanf.J. 8. Foaa. 'Grave Seokad Wltk lowr. At 1 o'clock this" morning details frpm George Wright and Lincoln-Garfield Doata met at Second and Morrison atreets land Trom therr went to th cemeteries on the west side of the river. A large number of cltisens and veterans , had also gathered - and . accompanied ' the aquada to assist In atreWIng -th grave with flower. At the same time detalla from $umner and.Ben Butler posts went to the cemeteries on the east Bide of the river to decorate th graves which had - been-marked. t ""Flo wers , hat -been contributed - In abundance. The " school children bad NAN PATTERSON IS WARMLY WELCOMED (Jearnsl Bpeelal gerrle.) . Bcranton, May 10. Nan Pattereon headed a company which last evening presented "A Romance of Panama'! at the Lyceum theatre, th principal amusement house of Bcranton.-, The glrliwa. xtenalvely advertised, but only two-thirds of th hous. was filled and the. audience wa not repre sentative, 'although - many i women at tended. JX-1 AerfrjuocjrluUeg 1 v rzf-. : . stlu iff 1 - ' - furnlshed ' several - wagon ," load : an) citixen brought baskets and grmfuMB to.O. A. R. headquarters-last night.. There were more floral offering than) for any Memorial day In the history oi Portland.. .,-'--.' ., 'xeRlse arXonaTlr. ... ' The Memorial day exercise wer held at 1:10 o'clock -thla afternoon-ln Momi r ment square. Lone Fir cemetery. The veterana and other who desired met at -Sumner post hall on Union, avenu- at ' o'clock, from, which point a procession led , to the cemetery." " . Veteran with gray: hair and bowed! with tha weight ' of year marched tt th beat of muffled drums. Other : who wer too feeble wer conveyed in! -carriagea to the .scene of the cere;' monies. . - - '."!'. . . The service were , Impressive and. r many eyea were dimmed as they-wer)""" reminded that. on-Myronj th old. vtl erana, who sacrificed all in order to) fight for the preservation of the union,' were passing a way The exercise . opened with prayer by Chaplain H. A,' Harden 'anl waa followed, by a ong. ' ,"Iar.Refugi . Never Falling, by thL quartet.' , The O. A. R. and W. R. C ' ritualistic services were read, followed j . by a selection by. the quartet. "Let thai Dead and the Beautiful . Rest." Th quartet also sang "Sword of - Bunker) Hill," after which Comrade F, H. Bhept , herd read "Lincoln's Address at 'Gttys" burg," and Comrade Tom L. Johnsoit gsv 'a short address on "The Navy.' j" "r Mr. and Mra J. Hamilton aana; a duet, I ' followed by "the ' memorial address by--"' General Thoma Anderson. The speaker . grew eloquent' in hi aulogy of th d.J parted comrade and urged on- hi I hearer that they should perpetuat th memory of- th men-who-crlf Iced mt much- f or-1 heir-country a cause, -zzr (Continued on Pag Nina) comady, proved nothing more than ),; burleeque show glien a littl retouching, to make It fit for woman In th audlanae Th muslo wa good In spots, and somH of th people rapabl. but th awdleaea. waa shocked by th ahortneaa qf skirt): and th lack of coatum. ' 1 A good portion of th women attend a nee fled after tha first act, hence did hoi e'Nan Psttenson, who appeared OM in th laat act to, sing on song, -i j J?fjaanc and wa rfhl apiaOdao. . .T.-rf. -- t i ,,,....(.. . x . - ... - -, , - ' : . J -.- , - - - 'v.:'. 'fT:-'- J-i'-'' " ' " ' 7" ; ' I" ' .-A - ' " SJ . " V .V. .t(- k; -V--; -7 1 , .