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"IT'S A . COLD PAY WHEN WE GET LEFT."
IIOOD EIVEE, OREGON, THURSDAY, JULY 14, 1S04.
HCOD RIVER GLACIER
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EVENTS OF THE DAY
GATHERED FROM ALL PARTS OP THE
' TWO HEMISPHERES.
Comprehensive Review of the Import,
nt Happenings of the Put Week,
Presented In Condensed Form. Moat
Likely to Prove Inttrestlnt- to Oar
Jones, of Toledo, Ohio, is
The Japanese are not likely to'ad
vance on Yinkow until after Ta Tclie
New York butchers have already ad
vanced their prices as the result of the
strike of packing bouse employes.
Not counting the many minor storms
there have been 84 cloudbursts in East
ern Oregon ein -e the firtt of July.
The object of the last sort'e of ih'
Russian fleet was to shell the Japanese
columns advancing on Port Arthur.
The operators of the Chicago packing
plants will try to secure nonunion help;
in most other cities the plants will be
The rainy season has greatly affected
the Russian army, disease spreading
rapidly. Officers are even more ai-
ected than the men.
The government has given Malheui
county, Oreogn, until October 1 to de
cide whether they will make It rossi
hie for the gieat irrigation work to
Nearly all of these were attended by
heavy property loss. The Russians
have been officially warned to be ready
to leave Port Arthur. The Japanese
army is within eight miles of the fort.
Port Arthur officials claim the Jap
anese aimy is too small to take the
Mayor Jones, of Toledo, Ohio, is
very low and his death is expected at
Employee of all the big packing
plants have gone on a strike. Forty
thousand men are affected.
Washington officials believe a climax
is approaching at Port Arthur such as
marked the passage of the Yalu.
During a heavy wind storm at St.
Louis one man was killed and five
others injured. Many buildings were
A number of Japanese transports
have been sighted off iCinchon. It is
believed they intend to make a land
ing at Yinkow.
Sixteen persons were killed and about
three score injured in a rear end cbl-
ison between trains on the Erie rail
road at Midvale, N. J.
After a day of hard fighting at Kai-
chou the Japanese were surprised next
morning to find that the Russians had
evacuated the town during the night.
A number of foreign attaches and
newspaper correspondents nave been
informed that they can go to the front
July 20. This causes mary to beilevt
that severe fighting, will take place
Knropatkin may retreat further
The capture of Kaichou will permit
of the Japanese armies combining.
F. C. Robertson, of Washington,
made the speech placing Ex-senhator
Turner in nomination for vice presi
dent on the Democratic ticket.
Six of the 19 passengers on the ill
fated steamer Norge, who landed on
the Faroe islands, were in such an ex
hausted condition that they were una
ble to speak.
William Clark Crittenden, a student
of the University of California, has
been seise ted as the first Rhodes
scholar at Oxford to represent Califor
nia. Seven candidates passed a suc
cessful examination. Massachusetts is
the only state where as many men suc
ceeded in passing the qualifying exam
ination, eight having been successful
Topeka believes that the worst of the
flood is over.
After severe fighting General Oku
has occupied Kaiping.
The Demociatic platform as adopted
contains no financial plank.
The British fleet has left Wei Hai
Wei hurriedly under sealed orders.
The Japanese have captured 10 guns
and 50 prisoners near Kaiachon.
In a shorr but severe engagement at
Hoang the Russians were driven off
with a loss of 300.
Cholera is spreading rapidly in
Northern Persia. There are 300 dying
daily. . '
Good weather again prevails in
Manchuria and there is probability of
The Japnaee are advancing along
their entire front between the coaBt
and the Chinstan valley.
Japanese generals are proving them
selves great strategists
Dr. Swallow, candidate for president
on the Prohibition ticket has invited
Bryan to join that paity.
Alaska Indians, jealous of white
man's Drooertv. started a fire that de
stroyed the village of Point Gravina.
A division of the Baltic squadron
will sail from Cronstadt July 26 . nnder
sealed orders. Complete mystery sur
rounds her destination. o
A Japanese gunboat struck a mine off
Talien Wan bay arrj was lost.
FLY TO TUB HILLS.
Cloudburst Sweeps Avtav Business Por
tion of Mitchell, Oregon.
Mitchell, Ore., July 12. A wave of
water from 25 to 30 feet high swept
down Bridge and Mill creek canyons,
which converge just above town, and
destroyed a great portion ot this place
about 6 o'clock last night. Warned
by a storm of unusual violence, accom
panied by a brilliant electrical display,
all escaped, so far as known, but
Martin Smith and Mrs. Bethune. They
were caught by the flood and drowned.
The main portion of Mitchell lies in
a narrow canyon. A storm of unusual
severity had raged in the hills during
the afternoon, and the inhabitants,
mindful of (lie disaster to lieppner a
year ago, betook themselves to high
ground along the side of the canyon.
About 6 o'clock the roar of the flood
could be heard, growing louder with
the great wave's nearer approach.
The crash as the great mass of water
struck the first buildings was deafen
ing, drowning the shrieks of terror of
women and children as they strove to
climb still higher out of harm's way.
Far down ahead of the yellow mass rode
a messenger on liorseuacK warning
those still further down the stream of
The ouildings in the path of the
flood were swept away like so much
brush. Of over a score scarcely a
vestige remains, save where shattered
boards and timbers are caught on trees
and bui-h, far below the town site.
The business portion of Mitchell was
not greatly damaged, being built on
ground above the reach of the main
force of the torrent.
HEPPINER PEOPLE ALARTED.
A Great Rush of Water Comes Down
Heppner, Or., July 12. A big elec
trical storm, accompanied by a terrific
rain, occurred here last night. A gieat
downpour of rain commenced at a little
before 8 o'clock and continued for an
hour. All of the people living on the
flats of Willow Creek moved to higher
At 10 o'clock a rush of water with a
tremendous roar came down the Wil
low creek Canyon, and in the black
ness of the night many people were
alarmed in fear of another flood. Out
side of taking out a few bridges, the
damage was small in Heppner. There
was considerable damage in the country
by the flooding of alfalfa fields and tlie
washing away of quite an amount of
hay along Willow and Hinton creek
The great flood of last year cleared
out the channel of Willow creek, so
that the stream can now carry a great
volume of water without doing much
The railroad bridges between here
and Heppner Junction were damaged to
some extent and the train was unable
to make the regular run.
MEET BIO DEFEAT.
Japanese Suffer Loas of 30,000 Men In
Front of Port Arthur,
St. Petersburg, July 14. A dispatch
from a Russian correspondent at Muk
den, dated July 12, says:
"Accoiding to intelligence received
here, the Japanese last ni-ilit attacked
positions near Port Arthur, and were
repulued with enormous losses, not less
than 80,000, it is said being killed or
wounded by our mines.
Places Casualties at 28,000.
London, July 14. The morning's
Post IShanghai correspondent says that
the Japanese casualties by land mines
at Port Arthur Sunday night are re
ported to have oeen 28,000, but none
of the many special war dispatches
mentions a J. panese disaster at Port
deneral Staff Without Advice.
St. Petersburg, July 14. The gen
eral staff has received no information
regarding the reported attack on po
sitions near Port Arthur and the loss
of 30,000 Japanese killed or wounded
by Russian mines.
Japanese Capture Fort.
Chcefooo, July 14. A Frenchman
who arrived here on a junk from Port
Arthur this morning reports that on
July 7 the Japanese captuied Fort No.
For Sale of the Friar Lands.
Washington, July 14. The bureau
of insular affairs of the war depart
ment has received a copy of an enact
maent of the Philippine commission,
providing for the temporary leasing
and sale of the lands commonly known
as friar lands, for the purchase of
which the government of the Phil
lippine islands recently contracted.
It provide for surveys, and permits the
present occupants of any such lands
either to buy or lease them, leases to
be for three years and at a reasonable
No War for Them.
London, July 14. The foreign office
announces that an agreement was
signed today by Foreign Minister Lans
downe and the German ambassador
providing for the settlement by arbi
tration of difficulties which may arise
ol a legal nature, or relating to the in
ternretation of existing treaties be
tween Germany and Great ' Britain.
The terms of the agreement is identical
with those recently concluded with
Italy, France and Spain.
Quardshlp Is Attacked.
Tokio, July 14 Admiral Togo re
ports that at midnight July 11 torpedo
boats approached tne boom wnicn
blocks the harbor and entrance to Port
Arthur and attacked the guardship Dl
aaa with torpedoes. The result baa
not been ascertained. The Japanese
boats returned undamaged.
MOVING! ON BELEAGUERED PORT
ARTHUR BY TWO ROADS.
Their Losses arc Heavy-Dainty Is Again
Itself Mikado's Men Repair the Des
truction Wrought By Russians on
Abandoning the City and Commerce
Is Again Brisk.
Dalny, Manchuria, by Bteamer to
Chefoo, July 13. The Japanese are
advancing against Port Arthur by two
toads, one army moving eastward from
Dalny, and the other along the center
road fiom Kinoom. the foimer assisted
by the navy.
On July 4, the Japanese, oy a bril
liant charge, captured the Miaotsui
fort, which gave them a strong position
from wbiob they immediately bfean
a heavy bombardment of the eastern
section of the Poit Arthur defenses.
The Japanese losses in the series of en
gagements culminating in this capture
were enormous, but this fait had no
effect on the tank and file.
The second Japanese Column also did
excellent work, and is reported to have
taken the outworks of Shuishiying,
one of the cardinal dt d nses of Port
Arthur, and only four miles from th
town itself. This town, which was
left in a dismantled condition by the
Russians when they abandoned it, has
been practically restored by the Japan
ese who are miantaining ligid disci
pline. Commerce is niain brisk, and
the Chinese who were driven out be
fore the evacuation, have returned.
The waterworks have not yet been re
stored, but the wharves have all been
repaired. The entrance to the harbor
is still dangerous, owing to the pres
ence there of the sunken hulks of 14
8ina 11 craft funk by the Russians to
keep out the Japanese. It is also be
lieved that there . are some sunken
mines in the bay, but it is very diffi
cult to locate them.
RUSSIAN POSITION BAD.
Japanese are Assured of Command of
the Llao lilvtr Valley.
St. Petersburg, July 13. With
pressure on two sides, if the Japanese
have any serious intentions of pushing
home their advance in the direction of
Mukden, General Kuropatkiis po
sition would seem decidedly dangerous.
Their northern advance posts are at
Taidin and Siao Syantai. Whether
the Japanese operations v ill be pressed
in the face of the ra!hy Ti'a'aon, which
is not regarded as probable here, the
Japanese seem assured of the command
of the mouth of the l.iao river valley.
which will give them a new base with
two railroads, one direct to Mukden and
the other to the Sinminting river and
the Imperial high road. The Sinmin
ting road opens vast possibilities for
flanking, if an advance is begun at the
end of the rains.
Severe flghtirg is not improbable
north of Ta Tche Kiao, but the belief
is growing that General Kurokatkin
does not intend to accept a general en
gagement at this time.
Additional details of the lloiyan
fight of July 4 describes the Russian
ayonet charge as being the most bril
liant incident of the war, Japanese
aud Russians were found dead in the
trenches with their bayonets through
each other's body.
RUSSIANS WON'T FIUHT HARD.
St. Petersburg, July 13. General
Kuropatkin, accordirg to private ad
vices from the front, will not make a
serious attempt to hold Ta Tthe Kiao,
above Kaichou, midway between that
place and Haiclieni;, and where the
railroad connects with the branch from
Niu Chwang. Developments of the
Japanese strength on the Siuyen roads
seem to be forcing a Russian concen
tration between Hnieheng and Liao
Yang, but preparations seem to be
making to defend the former as long as
possible. Count Killer's force, which
was a little southwest of Liao Yang,
has apparently moved farther south
ward direct from the Feng Wang Cheng-
Fleets Again In Action. '
Tokio, July 13. The Russian cruis
ers Bayan, Diana, Palalda and Novik,
two gunboats and seven torpedo boat
destroyers, came out of . the harbor of
Port Arthur on Saturday morning, July
preceded by a number of steamers
engaged in clearing away mines. In
the afternoon the Russians vessels
reached a point between Sensikau and
Lunwantang, where they were attacked
by a Japanese flotilla of torpedo boatB
and torpedo boat destroyers. At 4 in
the afternoon the Russian vessels re
treated to the haibor.
In Fear of Brigand.
Tangier, July 13. According to news
from the interior the bandit Raisnli
and hiB tribe made a raid on Chard and
aiter two uays ngnung, Kaisuli was
victorious. The trilie looted many cat
tle. Owing to threats sent by Raisuli
and the neighboring trilies to Moham
med ta lorree, the toreign minister,
woikon the new custom bouse, in
course of erection at Tangier, has been
discontinued. The tribes said they
would raid langier it continued.
Russians Everywhere Retreating.
Niu Chwang, July 13. Chinese com
ing in from the country report 1 the
Russians everyw here retreating before
the Japanese, w ho are soon expected
here. Active preparations are being
made lor delense at Ta Tche Kiao
Business in tbis city, despite the situa
tion, is brisk and many ships are in
WATERS ARB RECEDIISQ.
Suburbs ol Kansas City Can Now Ex
Kansas City, July 12. Flood waters
at Armourdale, Argentine and Lower
Kansas City, Kan., on the raging Kaw
and west to Manhattan, half way across
Kansas, have fallen steadily since late
yesterday, and today continued to re
cede. In Armourdale, however, the
water stood over six feet deep in the
lowest places. At the stockyards the
fall was slow and conditions were still
bad. Most of the pens were flooded
and it will not be possible to handle
receipts for another day. The rail
roads aie recoveiing, and today every
line west and south operated some
trains in and out of Kansas City, al
ALTON B. PARKER
Democratic Candidate for President
though with little regard for schedule.
The relief committee of Kansas City,
Kan., which is caring for 6,000 or (!,
000 homeless in the suburbs of that
city, have decided that no outside aid
is needed, except that granted by the
war department. Two thousand ra
tions were sent from Fort Leavenworth
today, and additional food supplies
will be sent each day as needed.
Many persons are returning to their
homes in the higher parts of the flood
district as the water recedes, but will
be many days before the great majority
of the lloded houses ate inhabitable.
DAVIS HIS MATB.
Ex-Senator From West Virginia on Tick,
t With Parker.
St. Louis, July 11. Ex-Senator
Henry G. Davis, of WeBt Virginia, was
yesterday morning nominated for vice
president by the Democratic national
convention, which adjourned sine die
Others in the race were ex-Senator
Turner, of Washington, Congressman
Williams, of Illinois, and ex-Senator
HENRY G. DAVIS
Democratic Nominee for Vice President
Harris, of Kansas. Mr. Davis won
easily on the first ballot. Kx-Senator
Turner, the choice of the West, was
only third in the race. The vote
Davis, 654; Williams, 165; Turner,
100; Harris, 58.
Quarts and Bandits Clash.
St. Petersburg, July. 12 The war
ministry today received a dispatch
from General Kuropatkin's chief of
staff reporting a couple of unimportant
affairs between frontier guards and
small parties of Chinese bandits near
Port Arthur, and adding that the
troops forming the garrison are in ex
ceiient spirits. Bkirmislies occur
daily. The Russians captured 50
Japanese scouts on July 1 and the
chief of police recently captured 240
head of cattle. There is an abundance
of ammunition at Port Arthur.
China to Pay Etzel Heirs.
Washington, July 12. Minister
Conger has cabled the state depait
ment. mat ine uninese government
after making a thorough investigation
of the incident, has ordered the pun
ishment of the officer and soldiers who
fired on and killed Louis Etzel, the
newspaper correspondent. In addition
it has undertaken to pay an indemnity
ol 125,000 (Mexican), which sum will
be turned over by the state department
to tne estaie.
Predict Downfall of Port Arthur.
Tientsin, July 12. Gertnan military
experts riere are oi trie opinion that th
Russians' position at Liao Yang arfd
trn ... Lt . .
m-iv,ici,r mm uiircuauie against a
tbree sided Japanese attack. They ex
pect mat ueneral Kuroptakin will
withdraw, and they predict the down
fall of Port Arthur.
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PARKER IS CHOICE
DEMOCRATS NOMINATE HIM ON THE
Result Is Obtained After an Entire Night
Consumed In Speeches-Vice Presi
dency In Doubt-Middle West Man
Wanted - Turner, ol Waah'igton,
Has Many Friends.
Convention Hall, St. Louis, July 9.
Parker has been nominated for presi
dent. On the completion of the first
ballot he received a total of 658 votes.
Before the vote was annoucned Idaho
changed her six votes, giving him 064
votes. West Virginia added three
votes, giving him the 607 votes or two
Washington changed from Hearst to
This was followed by a motion from
Champ Clark to make the nomination
of Parker unanimous. A monstrous
American Ha was unfurled from the
dome of the building. The band struck
up "The Star Spangled Banner."
Great uncertainty still exists con
cerning the vice presidential nomina
tion. The same candidates w ho have
heretofore been mentioned are still
mentioned, and some are being pushed
with a great deal of earnestness. No
one man lias vet been simrled out bv
the leaders and large delegations to lie
supported for the second place. There
seeuiB to be a desire to select a man
from Illinois, Indian or Ohio if possi
Continued efforts have been made to
secure the consent of Marshall Field, of
Chicago, to allow the use of his name,
but lie has uiven an absolute refusal.
The Western men have secured ouite
a large number of delegations to sup
port ex-Senator George Turner, of
Japanese Qeneral Is Advancing
Army With Little Loas.
Tokio, July 11, Late telegrams
from General Kuroki's headquarters at
the front show that tho rains have not
stopped the working out of the Japan
ese plans, either in the interior of
Manchuria or at Port Arthur. The
flan! assault on the fortress is thought
to be very near, although there is
much work to be done in the way of
constructing siege batteries. The Rus
sians have abandoned the outer po
sitions, after a groat deal of fighting,
arid have strengthened their main de
fenses. Japanese correspondents allowed to
send dispatches reveal the ski'l with
which the generals maneuvered their
columns so as to capture the mountain
passes between the 1 ula and the Liao
valleys without heavy loss and with
out riskaing the least temporary con
fusion in their extended lino o( battle.
General Oku's forces pressed north
ward and west until they cleared the
lofty ridge east of Kaiping. This de
prived Kuropatkin's men in the de
files of their mountain shields, and
compelled the withdrawal of their sup
ports to check Oku's army. There
upon tho armies of Feng Wang Cheng
and Tnkuslutn, availing themselves of
such flanking opportunities as local
conditions allowed, forced the enemy
out of their Btrongholds down upon the
plain of Liao Yang.
FLOOD UP TO EAVES.
Conditions In Suburbs ol Kansas City
are Very Serious.
Kansas City, July 11. Flood condi
tions in Kansas off the Kaw wateished
are still serious, the streams of Abilene,
Ottawa, F.mporia and Wichita still be
ing high and continuing to rise at some
At Riverside, hundreds of employes
of the packing houses and West Bot
toms factories were driven from their
homes, and tonight only the tops of
their houses are visible above the sur
face of the water. Scores of houses
have been washed away. Looking
southwest and northwest from River
side, the view is a dismal one.
Czar f ears Revolution.
Vienna, July 11. A report re
vived here through diplomatic chan
nels from Warsaw states that the
governor of fiat city has notified the
czar that if an outbreak against the
Russian government is to be prevented
a state of siege should lie at once pro
claimed throughout Russian Poland.
He declares that he has positive evi
dence that the revolutionary leadtis
are about reudy to start an uprising,
and recommends that additional troops
be placed at his disposal to keep the
people under control.
Hjs Three American Submarines.
Taris, July 11. Cabling from St.
Petersburg, a well-known correspond
ent states that having been authorized
te visit the naval station at Kronstadt,
he had the opportunity to Bee there the
submarine torpedo boat Protector on
the deck of a Norwegian steamer tbeie.
The correspondent further states that
he was also shown there two other sub
marines of American manufaacture Ile
itis prepared for shipment lo 'the Far
Floating Hospital Off for Far East.
Odessa, July 11. The volunteer fleet
transport Orel, one of the six largest
transports in the Russian flag, sailed
from here this afternoon, after having
fitted out ss a floating hospital. She
flies the Aug of the Red Cross society,
and it is officially announced treat she
carries a ?age cargo of flour, barley,
tobacco, foodstuffs and w ine.
LOSS OP KINCMOU CONFIRMED.
General Sakharoff Sends Account to the
St. Petersburg, July 13. Lieutenant
Gneral Sakaharoff in a dispatch to the
general staff, confirms the report of the
Japanese occupation of Kaichou. He
says that the Russian loss did not ex
ceed 150 killed or wounded. General
Sakharoff adds that they are on the
"Our detachment remained durin
July 8 at Kaichou station, having its
advance posts on the right bank ol the
Kantkhe rivei, the enemy occupying
the heights on the left bank and forti
fying themselves thereon," says Gen
eral Sakharoff. Our battery on the
river bridge opened fire at the enemy's
patrol which appeared in Kantakhe
village. Toward noon a fusilade oc
curred between detachment of the
enemy and our company, which ob
served the enemy retiring. Our losses
were six wounded.
"Toward the evening of July 8 the
enemy's force, consisting of four di
visions and a brigade, could be made
out in front of Kaichou, extending
along the seashore. Al dawn, July 9,
the enemy resumed the offensive upon
the lear guard of our detachment,
which retired about 6:30 in the morn
ing from Kaichou to 2 miles north
ward, toward the Shauanlusa Pass.
"At 10 o'clock, under heavy pres
sure our rear guard retired on our posi
tion at Makhunts Guiga and Yaolintas,
three miles north of the Shnanlunsa
PasB. The rear guard held this po
sition under heavy Are until 2 o'clock
In tiie afternoon, when, in accordance
with instructions, it retired slowly
and in perfect order on the third po
sition at Tchjoutxziandiandza, just as
our main body was concentrating at
Datchapn and on the position at Mak
ACRB DISPUTE NEARS END.
Peru and Brazil Will Come to an Amica
Washington, July 13. Information
has come to the state department of
prospective settlement of the Acre
boundary dispute, which .for long
time has been a source of friction be
tween the governments of Brazil and
Peru. The contention involves .the
ownership of a large tract of country,
rich in rubber production, which is
claimed alike by both countries.
The information reaching the state
department is to the effect that the
plenipotentiaries ol the two countries,
who have been meeting at Rio Janeiro
and Petropolis, Brazil, have come to an
agreement on the disputed questions.
The nature of the agreement is not
known here; '
Recently Brazil secured a quit claim
to a certain portion of the disputed ter
ritory made by Bolivia and was in turn
met by the demands of Peru, which
also laid claim to portions of the tract.
SULTAN OIVES IN.
Threat of American Fleet In Turkish
Brings Him to Time.
Vienna, July 13, A dispatch from
Constantinople says that American
Minister Leishinun has handed a note
to the Porte saying that unless a
prompt settlement of the school question
was arranged a United States fleet
would appear in Turkish waters. The
Sultan ordered the Grand Vlzer to
comply with the minister's demands.
The American demands on the sul
tan are for privileges of schools and col
leges conducted by Ameiican teachers
equal to be given to foreign teachers,
for permission for-Ameriian profes
sional men to practice on equal terms
with foreigners, and for the direct ac
cesss of the American minister to the
sultan in the transaction of business.
Riform of Congo Judiciary.
London, July 13. A dispatch . from
Brussels to the Daily Telegram says
that King Leopold has decided to re
form the judicial system of' the Congo
Free State in order to avoid the estab
lishment of British consular tribunals.
Henceforth only Judges and magistrates
belonging to the Belgian courts will be
allowed to sit in the Congo Free State,
so that the best guarantees of justice
can be given all foreigners there.
London, July . 13. The Cheefoo cor
respondent ol the Standard, in a dis
patch says: The American consul gen
eral, John Fowler, received news last
night that anti-Christian riots have
broken out at Cbao Yuen, about 65
miles from west of Chefoo. Immedi
ate r instance was asked. The Taotai
dispatched troops and telegraphed the
authorities at Hwang listen and Teng
chou Foo also to send assistance if re
quired. Foreigners are not believed
to be in danger. The cause of the riots
is not known.
Smolensk Sails From Suez.
Suez, July 13. The Russian volun
teer fleet Bteamer Smoensk, which
passed the Bosphorns from Sevastopol,
July 6, has .sailed southward from
here. The vessel took two Red sea pil
ots, one for herself and one for the vol
unteer fleet steamer St. Petersburg,
which passed the Rosphorus July 6,
coal-laden, and which' was reported at
Port Said' on Saturday. It is rtirfiored
heie that the transports Intefids await
ing the arrival of the Russian squadron.
Captured Elgtit duns.
London, July 13. Special dispatches
to the Daily Telegraph and the Daily
Mail from Tokio asset t that the Japan
ese captured eight guns during the
fighting arouad Port Arthur, Juiy 4,
and that they reconnoiteied from a war