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Jap Fleet Frightens
I Away the Russians
fleet of the Czar
SteamsOut to ki
J war in Line of Battle, Then Turn
$j Suddenly About and Bun
f Jl I Away.
Sft TOKIO, Juno 26.-Admiral Togo's
Jf B ort of his effective attack on
port Arthur last Thursday night
Si 1 cached Toklo-today.
'"Stf -.report conflrme the reported de
' Slon of a Russian battleship of the
rti vefth Sevastopol class, and a pro
iiijl erulr resembling the Diana and
of a torpedo destroyer, but
ftSnno light on the Russ.an plan.
f.W! Frightened at the Japs.
3k . entire Russian fleet steamed out
9b in "ne of bfltlle- SuUdcnly when
H ithinH.000 meters from the Japanese
im the Russian fleet refused to give
S 'Ll'e and steamed back to an anchor-
wuldc the harbor, where during
4 We night the Japanese destroyers and
i& -J-rfo boats made eight desperate at-
u'cts upo Tne Russian vessels re
S 'rtti the harbor on Friday, since
I ,hkh Ume they have failed to reappear.
J ) Ic bis report Admiral Togo says:
I. Togo's Official Report.
If "The exit of the Russian fleet from
1 frrt Arthur harbor began early Thura
S j6y. The battleships Percsvlet, Poltava
uJvostopol, the armored cruiser Ba
iS 'fan. tie protected cruisers Pallada, As
I ' WJ, Diana and No lk came first, a
P Ktiraer leading them clearing mines.
1? : "A warning flashed by wireless tele
3t ' path by the Japanese patrol brought up
a Admiral Togo's fleet at full speed to a
1 ' wl$ of prearranged stations.
"fhrte llotillas oi Japanese destroyers
. ci torpedo boats steamed close to the
1 ' Urbor entrance and watched the Itus
JJ( ' tit vejids. At 11 o'clock the Russinn
hUkJhlps Czarevitch, Rctvlzan and
) 'tpciWa Joined the other Rusrfan ships
kaliiie the harbor. Several steamers
I ; srd toats were engaged In clearing and
i lirpjcdlnp mines in order to make a pas-
il ta;e seaward.
3. V Attacked by Torpedo Boats
'2 l Aal commanding the Japanese
Uicillh, attacked the vessels engaged In
tfi 'fdiirlag out the mines and hampered
L4 f 'At 3 o'clock seven Russian destroyers
f 'Uppared and the Japanese vigorously
!illicked them One of the Russian dc
1 4rortrs, which was lilt and set on fire,
njjfitjeated to the harbor burning. The
iltgiXovlk attacked the Japanese, who scur
4J,iM anay. The vessels engaged In
'pirlnf: the harbor finally made a pas
- fii?eand the Novlk'led the Russian fleet
:il i . Japanese Fleet Concealed,
I i "In the meantime Admiral Togo con
( :'tti!ed the positions of his ships and at
,TS ! o'clock sent the third squadron out Into
. virion of the Russians with the ob
f I'M of drawing them seaward. The
r rP.usslan fleet stood southeastward and
- flla southward. During this time Ad-
ral Togo had concealed his first
joidron Fouth of Gugan rock.
'a "As the Russians approached, Ad
i (Clral Togo assembled his fleet and pre
e tti to attack. At 6:15 p. m. Uie Rus
u i!aa were In plain sight eight miles
ittrlhwest of Gugan rock. The Czare
,. .mchied and tbe nine others followed In
tingle line. The Novik and seven de
layers were placed at the right of the
Admiral Togo waited, with battle
BS flying from all the tops. The Jap
Jttfe fleet formation represented the
Jt letter of the Japanese alphabet in
TsrtccL Prepared for Battle.
BCAl 7-" m the Russians headed for
lU Japanese and Admiral Togo veered
A IHmy to the right in order to bring
jP3re against the head of the Rus
Ml&n formation. At 8 p. m. the Russians
if j-nged their course and headed north
lidfi ,lmIraI Togo followed In a long
J hue ordering the destroyers and
. "Itdo boats to prepare for an attack
;i3f,22.p' m- Bina11 flotillas swung
t.rrf ihe rear oC the Japanese fleet
i.SiC toward the Russians at full
llle fourteenth flotilla dellv
,,mq the flrat attack on the Russian fleet,
twit .ilhe ,car Pf a P,nl flvc miles
iwiijde the entrance to Port Arthur. Im-
1 iw!tly afterward the fifth flotilla de
j , a cond attack. The Russian
confused and It was lmpos
4 J? 'or it to retreat quickly Into the
L ffkl u on acc0lt of the narrowness of
f '-e channel and possibly the low tide.
twV? Dm- tne Russian fleet an
i tt (Si. .'"B'o ""I extending from
tf Vh .ot Wantaucing fort to the base
fSKr "o11114" kept up constant at
iffitlmey;0 RU5S,nn 11CCt' .y0,nt' in
ilh721it.mOHLer(:c"cUve attack was that of
'ttn n1 e Ruians rounding Shcn
:mv nht cla33 torpedo boat Shir
hfro t;mma7dc'r Wakabayashl. sent
Hwed?eB int0 ,a ba"leshlp of the
iVl vn ,et cla.EH' Slfe y E,ee" to sink
flq ni ,me f1sinke and fire. Other ef
ctBiini . "ttack were not observed on
IoSi0trlhe ncayy nr,nff. which cast
ft water over the flotilla, and
e ne,ny cannonading, which rent the
ls ilLSrc,,lllght from t"e ships and
alw bllndeduhe Japanese.
f B, wn Friday a reconnaissance of
nd .was ma(le b' the fourth
rmeS h l0lillas' wh0He rePrl con
Sarl iSa" Patr01 ShlpS aS to UlC
Moon Snved Russians.
AKJuG0 miy1 the moonlight and
dffi"",e f l.he enomy Prevented
nt from inflicting greater damage.
Hail f JwneBe iosw va unexpectedly
u- lie destroyec Shlrakump ivaa
Sunk atPort Arthur
JapnnoBo Admiral Submits Report on
His Attack on Russians Last
struck In the cabin and three of her
men killed and three wounded.
The first claBs torpedo boat Ohldorl
was struck in the engine-room. Tor
pedo boats 64. CG and 53 were damaged.
The others engaged were uninjured. In
concluding his report Admiral Togo
"The effect of the attack and the
small loss must be attributed to the il
lustrious virtues o his Majestv."
; Attempt to Hold lip
Saloon at Weiser
Lone Robber Tries to Get Away With
Money, but Fails and Is Now
Special to The Tribune.
WEISER, Ida., June 27. The Senate
saloon of this city, owned by D.
E. Ferguson, was the scene of
an attempted hold-up this
morning about 1 o'clock. A lone man
came in the rear door, gun in hand, and
ordered the bartender to throw up his
hands, go to the cash register and get
money for him. The man behind the
bar secured a gun and quickly raised it,
but the would-be robber pulled the
trigger of his gun In the bartender's
face. The pistol snapped, the cartridge
did not explode and he started to run
out the back door, when tho bar
tender flred two shots at him, striking
the door near him. An alarm was given
and the man captured by the night po
liceman and taken to Jail.
Fighting leiigr" '
Man and His Little Son Burned, Car
Consumed, and Insects Are
Special to The Tribune.
OGDEIs-, June 27. Bedbugs caused the
destruction of a Southern Pacltlo
outfit car at Promontory Point on
tho Lucln cut-off tonight.
The bugs became voracious and Inter
fered with the visit of D. C. Reynolds.
air. Revnolds decided to wage war on
the bugs and saturated tho car with gas
oline. Later tho striking of a match
caused an explosion which severely
burhc-d Mr. Reynolds and his clevon-year-old
son and set lire to tho car. which was
Mr. Revnoldii and his son were brought
to the hospital at Ogdcn tonight, where
tht-lr injuries were dressed,
Reynolds Is burned about the hands and
face. The boy has sonio slight burna
about the hands and arms. Neither of
them Is seriously hurt.
Victim of Blizzard
foetid by Herder
Mummified Body of Missing- Man
Enveloped in a Fur Coat
Special to The Tribune.
BUTTE, Mont., June 27. Mall advices
from eastern Montana tonight say:
W. B. Foster, Coroner of Dawson
county, returned from Thompson
Creek, about eighty miles northwest from
Glcndive, where ho liad ben culled by the
finding of tho body of Thomas McU 11
llamiJ, who perished in the storm of last
March. McWllllaius loft "Bar LV ranch
on March 23 In a one-horse buggy .nul
was caught In ono oi the worst blizzards
of years Some time afturward his horwe
was found deid, but no traco ol McAN IN
Hams wiis discovered until his rmtmnililod
body, enveloped in u Cur coat, wrf found
l.v a boy hording sheep. Ho was religious
In llfo sind In death, and the skeleton lln
Kom wcro found clutching u Bible. The
body was burled in a tarpaulin at tho
spot whom ho pershed.
Burliug-ton-Northern Pacific Wreck.
BILLINGS, Mont.. June 27. Passen
ger train No. 41 on the Burlington &
Missouri was wrecked thlB side of New
Castle Wyo., this morning, crashing In
to an open switch and colliding with a
train of stock cars on the siding. Larry
Holden and a waiter named Kinney
WPre Injured. A great number of pas
sengers were badly shaken up.
Noted English Statesman Dead.
LOJDON, June "C William Richard
Ormeby-Goro, second Baron Harlech, Ik
.ipnd accd SG years. Ho will bo succeeded
bv lion. George Ralph Clmrlw Ormaby
Goro. Conservative member of Parliament
for tho Oswestry division of Shropshire,
which will neccssltntc a bye-elcctlon.
Fifteen Men Killed on Cruiser.
SAN FRANCISCO. Juno 27,-Tho steani
er Mariposa, which came Horn Tuhltl,
uroUKhL a story of a boiler explosion on
tho French crulsor Durance, resulting In
the dcuth of fifteen. onem. '
UIE IN EXPLOSION i
ilf-Dozen Others Are
Fifty People in Building In
Philadelphia When the
All Escaped Death Except the Three
Who Were Caught in the
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 27.
Three persons were killed and a
half dozen were Injured late to
day as a result of the explosion of
a small bundle of fireworks In the store
room of tho Diamond FIro Works com
pany at No. S20 Arch street.
Jacob Jancovltch, aged 28 years.
O. Bezman, 27.
Lena Semp3on, 21.
The fireworks concern occupied the
first floor of the building. The second
floor was vacant and tho third story
was occupied by the French Hat &
Bonnet Frame company. Jancovltch
was the proprietor of the hat and bon
net concern and Bezman and Miss
Sempson were his employes. These
three were the only persons above the
first floor. About a dozen persons were
employed by the Ilreworlcs company.
The cause of the flreworks explosion
Is not known. Thomas Conway, one of
the Arm of the flreworks company, was
wrapping a small bundle of the fire
works for a customer when It exploded.
Almost Instantly the entire room full
of flreworks became ignited from fly
ing rockets and fire crackers. All the
employes on the flrst floor escaped with-ouUsoclous-InJury.
- j. -
The front of the first floor was blown
out by the explosion of powder and
soon the entire building was In flames.
Every effort was made to rescue those
on the third floor. Fireman climbed
ladders In the midst of the pyrotechnics
and finally reached those on the third
floor. Miss Sempson and Mr. Janco
vltch were found alive but died In a
hospital. Bezman was dead when he
was taken from the building.
During the lire's progress three fire
men were injured and three others per
sons were also cut and burned, but
their Injuries are not serious.
The flames spread to the building oc
cupied by C H. Hllnor, publishers of
Catholic books and that occupied by J.
L. Glbney & Brothers, dealers In au
tomobile supplies but did no serious
damage. Entire loss on all three build
Dragnet Ss Spread
for Smith and fife
Capturo of Two Important Witnesses
in Patterson-Young Killing
PHILADELPHIA, June 27. A drag
net has been spread for J. Morgan
Smith and his wife, and their cap
ture is oniy a question of time.
The Smiths' disappeared from New
York during the Investigation into the
shooting of Bookmaker Frank T. Young
a few weeks ago, und. as they are con
sidered important witnesses, detectives
have searched constantly for them. Mrs.
Smith Is the sister of Nan Patterson,
now under Indictment In connection with
the shooting. It is paid the couple were
traced to Washington and thence to
Philadelphia, where they escaped
through the hack window of a boarding
house to the roof of an adjoining build
ing as the detectives entered the front
door. They were located in another
boarding-house and again fled, only a
few minutes ahead of theli pursuers.
Should they be arrested It Is not known
upon what charge the couple could be
held, as they are wanted only as wit
nesses In the Patterson case.
Brains Battered it
by Horse's ioofs
Wallace Colby, a Weil-Known Mining
Man of Colorado, Killed in
L15ADVILLE, Colo.. June 27. AVallaco
Colby, a well-known mining man,
met a horrible death while driving
IhlH evening. The horse stumbled
and Colbv was thrown forwurd under tho
horao's heels. His feet caught In the seat
springs, and in this manner he was
dragged through tho principal street of
Jim city. When tho horso waH finally
Mtoppud Colby was dead. Ills bnilnB had
been batlorcu out by tho animal's hoofs.
Colby was &4 yoara old and had been Iden
tified with mining , hero for twcnty-llvo
Figures in Tragedy
Victim Withholds and Shields Her
Name Another Woman Held
for tho Crime.
Special to Tho Tribune
BUTTE. Mont. Juno 27. InvcMIgatlon
into the murder of Robert Flnne
gan. who was shot by Mrs, Morri
son last Friday morning, discloses
I ho fact that an unknown woman played
a part In .the tragedy In a lonely cabin
near Mt. Morlah cemetery. FInnegan was
found In a nude condition, breathing bin
last, upon tho floor of Mrs. Morrison's
cottage, and In a statement charged Mrs.
Morrison with shooting him as ho lay
sleeping In bed. According to tho police,
Mrs. Morrison surprised her guilty lover
In bed with tho mysterious wprnan, whoso
name Finnogan shielded to tho last. In
a jealous rage Mrs. Morrison attempted
to slay both, but FInnegan, grappling
with the fronzled woman, received four
bullots In lUs body. Every partlclo of the
apparel of the mysterious woman was
found In Flnnegan's room.
Mrs Morrison acknowledged the shoot
ing, but claims solf-dcfcnsu. She refuses
to discuss the tragedy nnd would not even
como to the cell grating when asked to
by the reporters.
Mrs. Morrison boasted of hor prowess
over Flnnegan's affections, and the police
believe her desire to withhold tho knowl
edge of her rival's conquest from her
friends has caused tho prisoner to remain
ellont on tho details of tho killing.
Took Six drains
Miss Nora Mills of Evanston, Wyo
ming, Takes Her Own
Special to Tho Tribune.
EVANSTON, Wyo., Juno 27. Miss
Nora Mills of this city committed
suicide today by swallowing six:
grains of strychnine. She was the
daughter of James Mills, the local agent
here of the Continental Oil company
and was twenty-two years of age. She
bought the poison at a drug storo at
nine o'clock this morning and on her
way home she stopped at the home of a
lady acquaintance, where she declared
her Intention of killing herself, and
swallQved the dose, after which she
-walked to thcr home of a marrled8ls"
ter. several blocks away and there died
before n physician could be summoned.
Despondency over a quarrel with her
sweatheart Ib said to be the cause.
,Hes No Room
Colorado Will Welcome All Except
. Those Who Live Solely by
CRIPPPLE CREEK. Colo., June 27.
Gen. Sherman Bell, who Is govern
ing Toller county under martial law,
has Issued another statement for
publication, which Is In part as follows:
"Thcro arc 10.000 lies being written about
me I am acting under orders of the Gov
ernor of the State of Colorado. He stands
for peace and quiet, and good government,
and has lnstructedvmo to sec to It that tho
Western Federation of Miners shall not
directly or indirectly murder any moro
men, and they shall not. So far as plac
ing Denver under martial law is con
cerned, that rests solely with the Govern
or, provided he should seo fit to do so. I
am his Adjutant-General, commanding tho
military forces of the State, and will seo to
It that hundreds of bad men are deported,
and after martial law has finally been
called off. If the- citizens permit the cattle
I Intend to deport to return, that will bo
their business. No man who wants to
work will be molested, but the person who
lives solely and only by his mouth, pro
vided Gov. Peabody glvea mo tho word,
will have to omlgratc. Tho tlmo for tem
porizing talk In Colorado has passed.
What we ought to do now Is to act, and
I guess we are going some."
Death Follows in
Wake of Storm
Boats Swamped and Buildings
Wrecked by High Winds in
N' EW YORK, June 27. In i squall
which swept Jamaica bay two
men were drowned. One of the
bodies was recovered but Is un
identified. Considerable damage was
caused among small craft.
In East New York one house was
demolished while two wero unroofed.
The wreckod building was a thrco
story brick nearly completed. Seventeen
young men caught In the storm had ta
ken refugo within. A moment after
they entered lightning struck the build
ing. A gale which followed left the
structure a mass of wreckage. On
youth was caught between heavy tim
bers and badly crushed. The othors.
although much brulHed and cut were
not seriously hurt and were eoon re
leased by firomon.
Thirty-Three People PeriBh.
KINGSTON, Jamalcn. Juno 27. Thirty
three persons were killed by an nccldmit
which took place near Spanish Town (ten
miles west of Kingston), thin morning. In
tho main conduit of tho West India lOlec
trlo company, which operates tho tToot
cars jtrora Kingston, '
TWO BOYS SHOT
One Fatally, the Other
Shooting, Which Was Ac
cidental, Done by Third
Boy in Party.
Accident Occurs on a Ranch Near
Princeton, Mon., While Lads
Were After Gophers.
PHILLIPSBURG. Mont., Juno 27.
James Connors aged 11 was prob
ably fatally shot and Tom Turtle
aged 10 Injured while hunting
gophers on a ranch near Princeton,
about 16 miles from here. The shoot
ing was done by Arthur Scheer another
boy, and was entirely accidental. Young
Scheer, coming In sight of a gopher
raised his rifle to shoot and the weapon
was prematurely discharged the bullet
passed through Connors' nnd then
lodged In the body of Turtle.
Confer With President
on Political Affairs
Chairman Cortelyou and Secretary
Dovor Hold Conference at the
WASHINGTON, June 27. Secretary
Cortelyou, chairman, and Elmer
C. Dover, secretary of the Re
publican committee, who have
ulfl'turhe'd from Chicago, had a con
ference today with tho president re
garding the National convention and
politics generally. Mr. Cortelyou said
the conference was devoid of signific
ance. No definite arrangements have
yet been made for the opening of the
headquarters, cither In New York or In
Chicago, and probably nothing will be
done In that respect for several days.
Representative Victor Metcalf, of
California, who is to succeed Mr. Cor
telyou as secretary of commerce and
labor, le expected to arrive hero the
latter part of the present week, Mr.
Cortelyou will continue In the office un
til Friday when he expects to turn
over the affairs of the department to
Several preliminary campaign mat
ters already have been settled. Tem
porary headquarters for the National
committee will be established at the
Arlington hotel until August, when
Chairman Cortelyou will go to New
York. Secretary Dover will remain at
the Arlington for the present. After a
return from a short vacation which he
will soon take, Chairman Cortelyou will
announce the executive committee of
the National committee.
The Post tomorrow will say that it is
the intention of the Republicans to turn
the campaign in New York over to Gov
ernor nnd Chairman Odell In the main,
and that much attention will be paid
to the work In New Jersey and West
of Standard Oil Co.
Combination Charged With Being' Il
legal and Existing in Violation
of the Anti-Trust Laws.
TRENTON. N. J.r June 27.-Cliarlcs J.
Hnnd'jr.ion, Jr., of Jersey City, and
Jo.vjph, M. Nowlln of Philadelphia,
oounHi'l for George JUco of
Marietta, O., today filed In tho
Court of Chancery a bill for tho dis
solution of tho Standard Oil company, a
Now Jersey corporatfon. charging that tho
company is Illegal and that it oxlata In
violation of the antl-tniBt laws of tho
United States, and of tho State relating to
Tho bill charges that tho Standard Oil
companv In Ohio wus declared Illegal by
tho courts of that State, but that tho com
pany, instead of dissolving In obedlenco to
that decision, hau, by subterfuge, evaded
tho Ohio decision, and that tho Now Jer
sey corporation la merely a holding com
pany for tho Ohio concern.
The bill aakR that not only tho compsuiy
bo dissolved, but that Its anuetH bo distrib
uted among Itu stockholders as paying off
its outstanding wacurltlKH. For the accom
plishment of this purpose it la naked that
a receiver be appointed.
No Confirmation of Logging Accident.
ROCIC SPRINGS. Wyo., Juno 27. Au
gUHt Kendall, president of the Rock
Springs Lumber company has received no
report of tho alleged accident at tho Ken
dall logging camp on tho headwaters of
Green river, in which ten men wero re
ported to have Iwon killed. Ho believes. If
a fatal accident had occurred he would
havo been advised promptly.
No -Formal Meeting Held.
ST. LOUIS, Juno 27. Thcro was no for
mal mrjutlng of the National Educational
aHsoclatlon convention during thoMay, but
tho tlmo w.-)B devoted to the rucopllon of
; the delegates. Hundreds of touchers are
1 hrc. (
Battle on Land and - 1 1
Sea Is Being Fought III m
Believe Great Sea
Fight Has Occurred
EuQsions Confident That Naval Bat
tlo Has Taken Placo Near
ST. PETERSBURG. June 27. Not
8lncethe war bogan has such an
air of excitement pervaded the
War office and admiralty. The
news received during the next few days
is expected to largely determine the
fate of the present campaign on land
and on the sea.
The spirits of the Russians have ap
preciably risen at the prospect that af
ter all the sorties of the squadron of
Rear-Admiral Wlthoeft, In command of
the naval forces at Port Arthur, while
It may havo resulted in the loss of some
of the Russian ships, has been success
ful. Warships Disabled.
A dispatch from Cheefoo today sayB
that a -Chinese junk reports having seen
two big Japanese warships and several
torpedo boats damaged on Friday near
Port Arthur. This strengthens the be
lief here that a great sea fight has oc
curred, and that the Japanese, w'ho
alone are able through wireless telegra
phy to be in constant communication
with their base, arc withholding the
If the Vladivostok squadron is at sea
with the purpose of effecting a junc
tion, as Is generally believed, with the
Port Arthur squadron, Its appearance
on the scene could easily turn tho scale
In favor of the Russians.
SlgnB of Jap Reverse
Some well Informed personages at the
War ofilce are bold enough to see In a
report, received this morning by the
Bourse Gazette, of the hasty retirement
of Gen. Oku, evidence that the Japa
nese fleet has suffered a reverse, and
that the communication of this to Oku,
with the accompanying threat that his
base at Pltsewo may be attacked, com
pelled his withdrawal.
All direct news from tho land side in
dicates nn immense and decisive battle
near Ta Tche Klao. According to tho
Associated Press advices last night
Gen. Kuropatkln Is there, personally In
command. The presence of the mili
tary and newspaper correnpondents Is
alEo significant. Kuropatkln's purpose
seems to be to prevent a Juncture of
Gen. Oku's and Gen. Kuroki'B armlee.
The outposts are in touch all along the
If Kurokl has met Kuropatkln's of
fensive movement southward against
Oku by an advanco on Ha Cheng, as
the advices of the Associated Prefix
from Ta Tche Kla say, the Russian
commander-in-chief Beems to be seri
ously endangered, unless he retires or
Is strong enough to present the two
faces to the enemy.
Elu Root Talks ,
to Vale (graduates
Delivers Address on Some Duties of
American' Lawyers to Amer
NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 27. Ideal
weather greeted the opening of
the second day of Yale's com
mencement weok. Ellhu Root, ex-
Secretary of War, delivered an address
before the law school seniors.
The class day exercises of the Sheffield
seniors wore the first of the day. Near
ly 2000 friends of the graduating class
attended. According to custom each
member of the class smoked tho long
class pipe, which was passed from man
to man. During the remainder of the
exercises the long-stemmed clay pipes
were smoked by almost even' one. At
the dinner of tho alumni association
brief remarks were made by President
Hudley, Dean Henry Wade Rogers and
a few of the distinguished graduates
The annual report of the directors of
the alumni fund of Yalo university was
made public today. The announce
ment Ib made that the class of 18S will
moke a special gift to the university, to
be made known at commencement, exer
cises. The- contribution received dur
ing the year was ?SC,049, exceeding those
of last year and making the total to date
320S.298, Claes of 1S79, in recognition of
Its twenty-fifth anniversary, makes a
separate gift of 510.430 Toasts were re
sponded to by Secretary of War Taft,
former Secretary of War Root and
United States Circuit Judge William K.
Townsend among others.
Mr. Root delivered the address to the
graduating class on "Some Duties of
American Lawyers to American Iaw."
The Joseph Parker prize of $12o for
the best theslts on a subject connected
with Roman law will be awarded to
Israel Nelson of IindBbcrg, Kansas.
Tho degree of bachelor of laws cum
laude, was conferred upon Lloyd S.
Ackerman of San Francisco.
In the evening the university glee,
banzo and mandolin clubK gave their
annual commencement concert In wool
aev hall. The concert was attended by
a great throng of Yale graduates, and
their hout of friends. The concert was
followed at 10 o'clock by the annual
senior proraenado In Woolaey hull.
Drowned in Payette Rivoi.
Special to Tho Tribune.
BOISE, Ida., Juno 27. Edward Jones of
this placo was drowned in tho Payette
river, live miles below Emmett, today.
Ilo was working on a log drive and was
drawing logs off a bar, becoming on
tangled in tho chains ami was dragged In
to deep water. The body was rocovered.
Big Army of Czar 111 H
Assumes Offensive 11 ; ill
Indications A'ro That an Engagement jiM! jj '.. ' I
Is Now Being Fought Near fill I 1 !
Ton Chen. 1 I ' '.I
TA TCHE KIAO (between Kla Chou IJ Jj( :' 1H
and Hal Cheng, Liao Tung pen- lll'jfif i ' "Jl
insula), June 27. A great battlo lilffi ! Jl
I seems to be Impending. A portion liii'if' !'S I t 11
of the Russian army has assumed the lit TM i! ( j
offensive agalnnt the Japanese forces HkIi 1 I
commanded by Gen. Oku, and It Is re- Sllflij jjl '
ported that Kurokl Is moving along the Jr,j ,', i ,
Russian left flank against Hal Cheng. l i1' f ' !'
According to a high placed person- lii'ltl!,,! i
age. Gen. Kurokl's army Is strong HK ' I ' ' ' ' '
enough to take the offensive, and he o! l'! ' 1
presumably Is anxious for a decisive HI''! I '' 1 ' 'laii
action before the rains begin. Kit ir ' ' l
Sharp Fighting at Ton Chen. HtH ' ' " ' lil
Sharp firing was heard in the hills ;'(! ',' fl
yesterday nt daybreak, and severe i;' ( j
fighting Is reported to bo In progress g!; j ;' H
near the village of Ton Chen. An ofll- ) 1 ,
cer who galloped In yesterday evening Bij-jl j )
reported that the Russians were gain- IS l-j
lng the upper hand and driving back ' ffjj'jj i, , , :
the enemy. This, however, has not yet 1 ? !(.' j
been confirmed. f i '' iLLi
Russian Troops Moving. :.:
All day yesterday Russian troops ItJt 1
were hurrying southward from Ta I ;h ' I jH
Tche Klao, and as night fell battalions I M j ; .'
Were continuously moving out briskly I IH
to the accompaniment of their battle u"i ' i !
songs. Clouds of dust hung over the 1 IjL I ,
marching columns, and the chorus of I'lil I', '. . ( ;
Infantry singers was occasionally In- Ij !: ihH
terruptcd by the rattlo and clang of I:;- i j' IH
guns drawn at a smart trot, and fol- 1 '!; ' It;
lowed by galloping aquadrons of cav- . ' y
Old Battle Hymns Sung. !'' 'l ' I I
It was a stirring spectacle to sec tho w ,f ' !
Russian army eagerly hastening, sing- Ll". i, i
lng into battle. The old battle hymns, I)",, j: t 'H
last heard In the Balkans, resounded fi''i "' I ('HH
among the hllln and valleys, as, with S. , jH
bayonets glistening In the setting sun, it, :j f'' I I ,
the regimental colors were borne ma- ; t 1 uH
jestlcally forward. For hours after i i! ,) ' j"AH
darkness fell over the scene one could lip1 jj1' i f
still hear the rattle of moving guns. J' 9).,, ' , ' fH
the creaking of commissariat wagons i ' 8 I 1
and the tread of marching men, while 1 "i r
occasionally, In place of the war songs Mjl 1 , ' yH
of tho soldiers, homely melodies re- ' i. I 1, 1 j
counting the Joys of village life, which 1 ,1 f,1;' !
carried the minds of the men back to K'n k'J . 'I I
their distant homes In Russia, echoed IJp i'Hlii. M
through the air. : Iij
As this dispatch Is filed news reached ml) '' j ' M
here that Gen. Kurokl Is marching up- f!': ! il
on Ha Cheng. K jf; 1 i
There are very many military at- j jj i , '
taches and newspaper correspondents m i
Rabbi Recommends fijjl
Christian Sabbath ;
Would Hold Services on That Day ! f! "j1 jj '
When "American Jew" Is ! pjfhjl ' J
at Liesure. If'.j" ( j 1
LOUISVILLE, Ky June 27. Tho ! ! L ' !
fifteenth anual convocation of tho 'jj f ' i (;'IH
Central Conference of American ! n. , I j h
Rabbis opened its business scs- S ll i J 'I l I
sions here today. I ?JV , I jH
A recommendation of a religious j " ' ( ' '
"week day service" at the time when I !,j' ,j j t jH
the American Jew In at leisure (Sun- i5,t , .' i j
day) was a feature of President Kraus- : ,tf h ; HI; j
kopf's address, and his declaration on ll; l j
this score was warmly applauded. He ; r!'i''rii!li J iH
did not advocate a departure from the , 'jjlj I " t
orthodox Sabbath or Saturday service ! mi . I VM
wherever It is possible for It to be held ' , I "II ''
and observed. He made a plea for re- ii; , fl " J i '
llglous unity and predicted the ultl- WW' 'Ii 'iH
mate union of the Central Conference j i Mi.iTi;1 '
of American Rabbis, the union of all ' ' , " I
Hebrew congregations and the South- , BJRJ; !' 'j IH
orn Rabbis' conference. jf j Ti j
Mayor Collins to lll'B
Executive of Boston to Make Nom- js l(,
inating Speech for Massa- , fj j n, .'j j i
chusetts Man. j jjl
BOSTON. June 27. Mayor Patrick Ij'i ' i
A. Collins of this city, who Is ; Ij j fSjl
president of the Massachusetts I ! L ' ' h -
delegation to the National Demo- ' J . i ;H
cratlc convention at St. Louis left here f I ! I H
today for Saratogo, N. Y.. where he 1 ' r jr J 'jl
will confer with leading Democratic I. if !' . H
politicians on subjects pertaining to the i );, jl . jH
convention. It is understood If the H mil ; AH
name of Richard Olney Is presented at 9 Sj 1 'H
tho convention for the presidential Sir: ' I jiVAH
nomination, the nominating speech will fl f1-t'!!'l Ul f iJH
be made by Mayor Collns. B Mj (,( J'3
Authorized to Bogin Business. Cj 1 1 'in j ' BfATJ
Special to The Tribune. Ij j J s fl
WASHINGTON. Juno 27.T-The Comp- ill ' iM H :
troller of tho Currency uuUiorlzed tho , f 1 ' U M in
First National bank or Cody, Wyo.. to II ,;H il III! -
begin business with 3,000 eainlta). John l h 1W
Wintcrling Is president. L. H. Brook ; j W JH
vlco-presldcnt and J, O. "Mkldaugh. cauh- l ;J Ijjl f H