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fj LONDON. May 27.-A dispatch to the Central News says the Japanese losses during the fighting at Kin Chou are
be 12.000 men killed. It is said that these figures have been confirmed by -an ofllclal dispatch. Fighting It is
fa'U (jjeJ, Is still going on In the vicinity of Kin Chou. , . , '
Wl ThC ,lgMlnEr Wh,Ch CUlmlnatcd ln the Panese occupation of Kin Qhou .was particularly: confined '-'to an-artlllerV "
fa which, beginning at dawn o May 2G, continued without Intermission . for live hours
,; j Three Japanese warships in Kin Chou bay co-operated, firing with heavy guns on the Russian position A Rus
ij 4 ja gunboat in Tallon Wan bay also joined In the fighting, bombarding the left llank of the Japanese" army
Y ;J Kin Chou castle was occupied by the Japanese at twenty mjnutes past 4 o'clock this morning ' '
f jj j Later, the Russians were driven from their positions on the southern heights. The Japanese are now in pursuit
Y j j the retreating Russians.
Kils of Baffle Won
f by Japs.
town Rien Storm the Gib-
raltar of Russians on Nan
lh Shan Hill.
fj& CUrt Eaged Through, tho Tight
fmd Was Continued Throughout
? J Yesterday.
si InOKIO. May 27. The Japanese
I army swept the Russians
:l. I. 'rom K'n Chou yesterday
morning, and in a desperate
?;j git attack stormed the almost
it pregnable position of the Russians
J i.Kan Shan hill, west of TnJien Wan.
I Jit battlo raged in the hills all
W tocgh the night, and fragmentary
n fegrains from the Japanese headquar
u b report that the engagement is still
j .'progress, and that the Japanese are
' milng the Russians south from Nan
U nand the head of Tallen Wan bay.
1 wf Russians had made elaborate
I "J&lraIons t0 cneclc tne Japanese
I ( Vh south on the Llao Tung peuin
I in toward Port Arthur. They had
5i l'ie Hish ground on the south
jj. ere of Tallen Wan bay, their works
IK fending to the east and the west,
(lie extreme Russian right was at
tehangtao, and the extreme left at
is Shan hill. This hill was the
kegest part of the line; a series of
ijtfcrles, strongly emplaced, crowned
i crest, while rifle pits extended
"Hind, its sides.
1 Mines Placed Around Hill.
Mines had been placed lower down on
u hill and around the base on the
ahern nnd eastern sides were
ptched well-made wire cntangle
ots. Another line of defenses, also
elected with wire entanglements, ex
tled from Ycnc-hlatun, near the head
jTallcn Wan bay, due north to Liu
tfiUen, which lies south of Kin Chou.
i strong Russian force was posted at
QChou. It consisted of infantry and
Hie Japanese first occupied the line
" mils to the east of Kin Chou. Their
Itlon here formed an almost perfect
tat angle, showing its southern front
'Tallen Wan and Its western front to
Chou. Chiullchan village was the
of this angle; the extreme right of
Japanese lino rested at Chenchat
. which is almost due north of Chiu
;pan, while the extreme left was at
Pwitzuho, a village clue east of Chlull-'
V Back of this angle the attacking
B,J assembled In complete security.
jiBrowii Men. Were Cautious.
I Has Russians apparently attempted
B mw the Japanese attack last Satur
' r for their batteries opened tire
- Ktly on the enemy on that day. The
jPfcnese. however, refused to be drawn
toer on until the positions of the
lans, their guns and their strength
been fully developed- To this end
; Japanese began a series of careful
Pwonalssances their officers working
Ir way close enough to the Russian
utlon to draw the enemy's lire, They
"cured fragments of shells for thb
JpP?e of ascertaining tho caliber of
m Russian guns.
?L devered that the battericH on
K Er,s2an bill Indued four UowIizcth of
ft EJl nflfcen centlnmtcre caliber; ten old
1 J.f. cannon of between nlno and fifteen
fen 'tera caliber, und tvd quick-Urine
oi twelve ccntlmetors.
Ml r Japancao dlecoverod also a numbRr
r2c euiplacemontH, but they did not
t'rv 0 number of guns contained thorc
WIa . e. cmplaeemonts faced to tho north
f 0 caat
tft. Sussians' Strong Position.
Mf was llred by thn Rugaians devel
tt kuiko of s&vj motors. Eight heavy
Kli?3 TT0n tno K"8lan right ln tho
Kd d ? 1 Shangtao alHO woro iIIhcov
BiLv,n!i f"101061" Htrong Ruaslan position
HUk? , theao reconn:iiHRancGH was on
Bt(. ; J'"Jl "nuthweBL nt Kan 3hari hill.
Kt,-S Ru88lan had a aorles of Hholtcr
HEBt.c.s,10re ot Tolion Wan bay, closu to
Bkv of tll Da". tho Russian h had os
BEr. aorIe8 of poaltlons Hero were
jHKP tho oearchllghta which nightly
HWpvcr tho Japanesa angle in tho
Et n? reconnalBaancoa dcveloiied tho
En, ,vt-eHt ot L'" Chlation lhj Rus
Wiirn . no dofenacn extending to the
Hrt f lrom Ycnchlatlon to tho west
MTto' 1Ano Tung peninsula thcro
'JJlfece r..fl 'crenat-3 whntcver, except the
iKiL.stwl at K1" Chou. This gap ln tho
'feiuo WQ!1 a raUl1 defect Jn tho Ruaslan
X WAY OPENED FOR X
' OF MACHINISTS X
(HICAGO, Hay 27.-By posting no-4-
tlces that beginning next Tues- -f
4- day the 10-hour day would be put ln
4- effect, tho Chicago Metal Trades 4-4-
association ' today opened the . way 4-4-
for a general strlko of' machinists. 4-4-
The move Is the first blow which 4-4-
the employers have dealt In tho -f
4- labor troubles which tho machln- 4-4-
ists started by calling thrco strikes. 4-4-
Tho plan of tho shop-owners will,
4- according to tho union machinists' 4
4- officials, cause a general walk-out
4- at tho usual quitting time next 4-4-
Tuesday night, If not sooner. 4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-
Jnpaneso extended their right to tho north
and cast, enveloping Kin Chou and the
Russian extreme right. The Japanese left
also was extended to Wang Chla Tung, on
the shore of Tnllenwan bay, and the cen
ter moved forward.
Duel With Artillery.
Wednesday morning nt half-past 5 the
Japanese attacked Kin Chou, and for
three hours they hnd an artillery duel
with the batteries on Nan Shan hill. Tho
Russian gunners searched tho Jopancao
lines wjth their Are, but failed to inflict
r much damage.
The battle was resumed nt dawn of
Thursday. Three Japancso gunboats then
entered Kin Chou bay and ln co-operation
with tho artillery on shore shelled tho
Russian positions on Nan Shan hill.
A Russian gunboat in Tallen Wan bay
steamod close to the shore and shelled the
From dawn tho batteries on both sides
hammered away at each other.
At an early hour the Japancso infantry
moved forward, and at twenty minutes
past 6 on Thurtday morning they entered
Kin Chou, tho Russians retiring to tho
Tho lighting continued Into the night,
tho Japaneso pressing to tho south and
storming 2s'an Shan hill. They followed
tho retreating Russians through tho
Tho reports received hero failed to cover
tho events on the Russian right. It is
probable, however, that the Russians havo
abandoned these positions.
No information Is given concerning
losses; they probably were heavy on both
Uado Stubborn Resistance.
The Russian resistance at Nan Shan hill
was stubborn. The Japanese mado a se
ries of assaults before tho Russians final
ly yielded tho position. The Russians
abandoned this hill at 3 o'clock In the af
ternoon, retreating toward Nan Quan
Ling, where it Is understood a second line
of defenses exists.
Tho Russians may rally at this lino of
defenses unless they have been disordered
by tho defeat nt Kin Chou and Nan Shan.
Tho Russians had a series of mines plant
ed at Ta Fang Shen station, on tho rail
road, which woro exploded. The. station
Tho Japancso forccB were under fire for
sixteen hours. The general staff here has
received telegrams from tho commanders
commending tho bravery and fortitude of
' CZAR'S MEN
Severs! Attempts to
Finally Retired, After Suf
fering Heavy Loss, From
Storming of Nan Shan Hill Was
a Bloody Affair on 1 Both.1 .'
TOKIO, May. 27. Tho Japanese
troops fought bravely for. sixteen
hours yesterday .under an ex
tremely heavy, tire before clearing
the Russians from the; southern heights
After a brave resistance. The Mus
covites made several attempts to retako
the hills, but after much loss of life re
tired finally from the narrowest part of
the peninsula which had been held so
Subsequent reports received here In
dicate that the storming of Nan S,han
hill yesterday was a bloody affair. The
Japanese first centered their fire on the
Russian batteries, in which work they
were aided by four gunboats from' Kin
Chou bay. They succeeded in silencing
many of the enemy's guns.
The Russians had constructed a. sc
ries of trenches around the hill, on a
terrace protected by wire entangle
ments and other such devices. The Ja
panese made a series of rushes, but
they were in vain. The'deadly rifle and
cannon lire of the enemy checked them
Finally nt 3 o'clock In the afternoon
the Japanese re-formed and stormed
the crest of the hill. The Russians held
to their position doggedly and it was 7
o'clock ln the evening before the Ja
panese finally gained possession of the
Is-Held as Military
Western Federation Appoints
Committee to Take Action
for His Release.
Report Regarding Affiliation With.
American Federation of Labor
Not Yet Concluded.' 1
DENVER, Colo., May HI. The com
mittee on afllliation of the West
ern Federation of Miners with the
American Federation of Labor did
not report at today's session as was
For the first time since the opening of
the convention the case of Charles H.
Mover, the president of the federation,
who is held a prisoner by the military
authorities at Tellurlde, was taken Into
serious consideration. A committee
composed of M. Glllis nnd F. Jj. Rc
ber of Butte, and M. D. Moore of Arl
zona, was appointed to take such ac
tion as might be deemed expedient in
releasing President Moyer.
Resolutions were adopted indorsing
the stand taken by the 3000 members
of the Chicago Boot and Shoe Workers'
union, who were locked out May 1 for
refusing to accept the "open shop" rule
a3 well as a reduction of wages. In
these resolutions the members of the
Western Federation of Miners are
called upon to refrain from purchasing
Chicago-made shoes, it haying come to
the knowledge of the convention that
such shoes are sold extensively in" sec
tions of the country where the Western
Federation of Miners are 3trongly or
ganized. The proposition of adding a 'member
of tho coal miners union to the execu
tive board was freely discussed, but no
action was taken.
Honorary membership was granted to
Freeman Knowles of Deadwood, S. D..
upon request of the miners and millers'
Tho abolition of the union transfer
cards was another topic discussed to
day. At the conclusion of the session the
convention voted to renounce the but
tonhole carnation, which, ln the lan
guage of Secretary Haywood, hnd
"grown to be the crushers' emblem."
Memorial day will be observed In tho
convention and the graves of the late
Rev. Myron Reed and the late Gov.
Davis H. Walte will be decorated.
Secretary Haywood says that impor
tant changes to the constitution and
by-laws will be proposed by the com
mittee on that subject.
Condition of the Treasury.
WASHINGTON, May 27. Today's
statement of the treasury balances, exclusive-
of the 5150,000,000 gold reserve
In tho division of redemption, shows
Available cash balance, $1G2,0S2,571;
Dr.. Wilcx and 'the Bui! Bog ' I
Remember 'the Battle Qmte Different . I
As the Doctor Saw It. As tho Dog Saw It. l' !
ta Mexicans Perish
From Arsenic, .
Seven v-Other Persons in
Same Neigborhood Are. .
Drug Pound in Barrel" in Which
Water for Household Use '
LAS VEGAS, N. M.. May 27,-Tose
Tafaya and two other members of
his family, representing three
generations,' have been burled in
one grave. They died from poisoning
and seven other persons ln the neigh
borhood have been stricken. Arsenic
has been found In a barrel In which
water for household use had been
stored, but some of the victims had not
drunk any of the water In the'tarrcl.
It is said that In the case of 1 young
man was traced to meat. The grand
Jury has been making an Investigation.
', ; : 'H
: The 'Tragedy fa . '
" White Bull up I
ELLO! Is this telephone
LJL "Yes, sir Doctor Wilcox.
What do you want?"
"This Is the police station. We have
a man here whose throat is'cut. He is
In bad condition. Will you como at
once, and see hlm2"-
"No. I'll not come 'tonight. Tie a
rag '.around his neck-and I'll -see him
In the morning." w I
"But. doctor " . .
Tho receiver had been hung- up and
expostulating was useless. -
C r a
Next , day there was a general com
plaint that the City Physician had been
indifferent to the call of the police de
partment, and when several of the
members of the Council were informed
of the affair steps were taken to In
quire Into the neglect.
E. H. Hanslcker was the Injured man.
He had been carved in a fight by a ne
gro named G. W, Thomas, a short time
before midnight on Saturday, May 7.
An account of the affray was published
in the Sunday morning edition of Tho
Salt Lake Tribune.
Hanslcker reeovercd from his inju
ries and for a time the matter seemed
to be a closed Incident. Then other
cases of the failure of the Health Com
missioner led to renewed Inquiry into
his methods. The police said that the
reason assigned by the Health Com
missioner for not responding to the
call to care for Hansicker was that it
was too early In the morning to drag- a
man out of bed.
On Sunday night. May S, Doctor Wil
cox was called, at a late hour, to see a
Japanese Battory Going Into Action at Nan Shan Hill.
patient on Jordan avenue. It was a
long trip to the extreme southwest of ,H
the city, and although the Doctor is not ;H
a timid man, he took a large club with 1 ' ilH
him. j jm
Dismounting from the Poplar Grove i I I IH
and Center street car the City Physl- if f H
cian walked a block to the home of the .1 '
patient. The patient was a young wo- ! IH
man named Poole who was believed to 5
be suffering from appendicitis. f ' (
Harlcy P. Myers, a molorman on the jj 1
First South car line, was at that hour if j . IH
the proud owner of a line white bull , 1 lf
pup. This pup was not a pretty dog . . IH
and bo was not regarded as a good i '' lf
thing to be around during the day be-
cause some of the neighbors were r.nt- H
urally afraid of that species of dog. 'ilH
So far as tho owner knew there had ' ,H
been no complaint against the dog. j J, ijH
Indeed, somo of the children were very . .
fond of him and he of them. One of ')'
the neighbor's babies would wool him '
and lie on him and there was no ,
thought of danger. But still the dog 1 1
ft ' rfl
BTargotts Pokes Fun at the Doctor, . j , iH
was an ugly looking fellow and the
owner kept him under restraint during jH
the day. After nightfall he would turn ' IB
tho dog loose. I H
Jack, the dog, assumed guardianship ,, ; H
over the home of his master and over 1 jl
the Poole home, too. He divided his ' ' H
nlght3 botween the two yards. - On !
Sunday night, May 8. he was looking (
after the peace of the Poole home. . IH
It was about 11 o'clock. Everything IH
was as still as the grave and Jack . IH
curled up ln the front yard and proceed- . IH
ed to take a nap. He was a prudent 1 H
dojr, and slept with one eye open for ' , H
prowling cats and other dogs. Dur- ! I' H
ing several of the quieter moments he i H
hcartl strange footfalls. ; 1 H
Prcscntb' the figure of a two-hundred H
pouind man. carrying a large club, came t H
in view. It was an unusual hour to 1 H
ueo a roan slipping about and when ( j 1 jH
he aaw the stranger hesitate ln front j., H
of, hla master's house, as If un- H
Ueterralncd whetlier or not he would H
outer, and tben come a few feet fur- .1 JH
tlior ln the direction of the home over iH
which he then was the guardian, the . VM
dog pricked up his cars. 'i H
Tlic stranger did not pass on, as the 1 H
dog believed any honest man should. H
but laid his hand on the gato and slow- " H
)y drew it open, as If trying to make , H
certain the location. H
Then Jack showed himself. He (i H
blocked the passage Into the house and I , H
uttered a growL At thin moment the 1 H
stntngcr struck at him with the big 1 , H
club, seemingly mlBslng his nlm, and H
falling to his knees. i , , H
Jack, considering this tho act of a lt H
belligerent, got into the game. There t 1 jH
was a deal of growling and wild Btrik- I . , IH
Jng at thu whlto bull pup, one blow of h IH
which landed on Jack's ribs and Infu- j - IH
rlated hfm. T1o dog was somewhat J, 1 IH
hemmtd in by the building and the 1 :( IH
front and partition fenccH. but ho made 1 j, H
a savage rush to get beyond tho reach t , , H
of the strangar'K club. He was obliged' ri H
to pass the knoellng llguro and aa Iiq j j H
did so he took a tear at thn strangers , H
trousers and hurrlwl lo his home. ; 1 H
Inolde the Poolo homo tho dog o IH
grovvllnr caused uome commotion and- 14 H
the father to thu afhlcted girl hurried j! j (' H
to tho front door an the Doctor pre- V. 'M
sealed himself. . , wl L
Thu Doctor was in a tremble, and p 'H
there were prints of tho dog's paws on t 1 ,H
his clothes made n tho animal leaped r ' , 'IH
against him. Ho Raid he thought he H
hua'biiou. Uten on the knse, His i .HH