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TxLVH. yp. 129. Salt Lake City, Utah, Tuesday Momenta, Aug-tjst 23, 1904, $ io phge3.Fiye Cents. 1
I from Ticket
iinee for Auditor of
Kte Writes a Letter gf
Hr Stufflebeam Pleads Business
fcalra for Declining Eomina
Wit tion Tendered Him.
Sfto Tho Tribune.
WCKFOOT, Ida., Aug. 22. Idaho
Krats are In hard lines. The norhl
:Kthe recent State convention held
mjitiaton are refusing to make
Wei. Today ihe third withdrawal
when W. H. Stufflebeam of
Mj In a letter to the chairman of
emocratlc State committee, de
Mjihat he could not make the race.
K engagements, It was alleged,
Med him from continuing In the
Wilis letter follows
!ftfc H, Jackson. Chairman Derno
ktitc Central Committee My Dear
Wjobservo by tho dispatches 'that I
flcn placed In nomination, by the
iKTDtinocratlc State convention at
Mn for tho position of Auditor of
ML have received no official notlfl
W'.t'o that effect, nevertheless' I as
BtUo be correct Tho fact that de
BUrritlng you may cause cmbarrass
4htcr on to the Stale central com
wil tako this early opportunity of
jBfallv tendering my declination of
Kcr. Uiat there may be ample time
KBhlch to select some one in my
?B3Iy bnslnete affairs arc such that
Hiip55sIble for mo even to consider
HesUort I have the honor to re
JBV W H STUFFLEBEAM.
ED FELLOW PRISONER.
HrPatrick Has Secured Stay for
orlct Condemned to'Death.
frYORK, Aug 22, It has just de
Stoat Albert T. Patrick, the law
:o Is in Sing Sing prison under
ce of death In tho "William Marsh
aunler case, and who has an ap
sending, recently aided a fellow
trjln securing a temporary stay
'fias served to prolong his life.
Ick took up the affairs of Michael
itfeonvicted of having killed Po
rn. Earlght, who it was claimed,
Brusch In the tfet of committing
diary In Harlem last March,
fa lawyers refused to appeal
tt verdict of murder and their
yas sentenced to death in the
rchalr. The prisoner soon began
Wn his affairs to the other prls
wd Patrick finally took them In
iHe dictated a notice of appeal
Brusch mailed to the District At
ijolllce as well as to the court,
feted as a stay against the exe
ot sentence, but the appeal
(comes up for argument and
t Patrick will be permitted to
'in counsel Is doubtful.
fHT UPON A SUICIDE. ,
,"Who Took His Own Info, Be-
Ijved to Have Eeen Robbed,
jto The Tribune
SER: Ida, Aug. 22. A man
Bencher, who committed suicide
Keadows last Friday, is said to
ljn possessed of considerable
portly before he killed himself.
8. . ?WI?cr ot a ranch and n
T,nr,lua,ble ml'ng property In
gndcr Mountain district, and
e to purchase supplies for the
fM it thouSnt be had been
fit m , he became desperate
for SmKlf- 11(3 WM about CO
Knfl!.man V,'h htld been
jana an investigation will be
:BBED WIFE TO DEATH.
W01 SIays Better Then
Wt Att&cks Attorney. '
fflltoi 1nALS' Tex- A"B- .-Dr.
JV"ofP rld!m nnd stockman.
ilKuS? ,n"C3 M of here.
'"t1 to the r?i 0 deflth. Ho then
jt'n brow. h.aSSV Uu'ow th0
and Brookwon was her
HEARING THE END.
'sjjL. Weaker. "
Wt iy u! , h Scnfltor was
K-dn hlB condmo"; ''"nortant
K'F'tttas tho night ' howcver. oc-
Twister From Clouds
Wrecks Many f!s
Every Building in n NorVa Dakota
Harrxlct Ituined by Tornado
Two Persons Killed.
Yp-ATKTtTOVv-N. S. D., Aug. 22. A .se
vere hurricane swopt over a region in tho
northeaHt part of tho Stato last, night.
BRICKSON of "Willow Lalcoa.
MRS. II . SCIIILIylKG of BryunL
MR, and MRS. L. B. SMITH of Willow
TUrENTY-FIVE UNICNOW of Willow
Lukes, not seriously.
MRS. SCHILLING'S son nnd daughter
of Bryant, fatally.
Tho mo.st damage w.is done at Willow
Lakes and Bryant. At Willow Lukes, a
small town in Hamlin county, ovory
building was wrocked.
SMALL ARMS C0P1PET1TI0N.
Greatest lloct of Kind Ever Held In
JUNCTION CITY. Kan.. Aug. 22. To
day there bogan on" the new national
range of tho Fort Riley reservation tho
greatest small arms competition over held
In tho United States. The plans for a
national match which would bring to
gether tho export shots of tho army had
their Inception with Ellhu Root, ox-Secretary
of War. who desired to stimulato In
terest in marksmanship. Thcro arc nearly
500 marksmen here, from fifteen Stato
militias, while tho navy and marine corps
each has a team here, and tho army Is
represented by a team from the cavalry
and one from tho Infantry. Each team is
composed of eighteen men, twelve on the
team, three alternates, a Captain, a coach
and a spotter.
A heavy rain late yesterday cleared tho
atmosphere, and tho national team
match, with the army, navy, marine and
National Guard teams participating, was
begun today under favorable conditions
Tho programme today included 200 and 66)
yards slow firing, and 200 and 500 yards
Firing commenced at 7:13, with New
York credited with firing first. Tho shoot
ing was at 200 and COO yards, slow llro,
and 200 and mo yards, rapid fire. Tho
following 13 tho standing of tho teams
representing tho different States, with
their scores of possible 2-100.
Army infantry team. KiS7. District of
Columbia. 1931; Now York, 1916; marlno
corps, 183; navy, 1501; New Jersey,
army cavalry team, 1SS0; Pennsylvania,
1S79; Massachusetts, 1SCS; Rhode Island,
1S1G; Washington, 1775: Connectict. 1773;
Georgia, 1767: Iowa. 17C2; Maryland. 17t6;
Florida. 1722; Michigan, 1C71, Kansas,
1516; Alabama, 1175.
Tomorraw's firing will bo at &) and
1000 yards, alow lire.
WAY FUSE IN NEVADA.
Democratis and Silver Republican
' State Conventions in Session.
WINNEMUCCA, New, Aug. 22. The
Stato Democratic and silver conventions
met this afternoon. Two separate con
ventions were held ,but an attempt will
be made to fuse. The announcement
of Governor Sparks .that he would ac
cept an endorsement for the United
States Senate makes fusion probable.
Sparks probably will receive the desired
endorsement. There are contesting
delegations in the silver convention
from Washoe, Elko and Eureka coun
ties. The regular delegates probably
will be seated. Tho business of the
convention ill consume at least two
days. Senator Newlunds and Judge
Belknap are both on the ground. The
only real contest will be over the nomi
nation for Supreme Judge, for which
Batlnl nnd Belknap seem to stand equal
FLOATER IS DISCOVERED.
Body of Unknown Man Fished From
Special to Tho Tribune
WEISER, Ida,, Aug. 22. A telcphono
meosago from Landorc in tho Soven
Devils district etatcs that the body of a
man was discovered lloatlng In Snako
river. Dr. W. IT. Brown examined tho
body, which had evidently been in tho
water for some time and was badly de
composed, and thcro was no means of
Identification. The dead man was about
G feet 3 inches tall, dressed In canvas
coat with corduroy collar, blue overalls,
otrlped pants, blue striped shirt, high mi
ner shoes, light bluo eyes, hair and all
flesh from head gone; was of middle age.
Mrs. Moybrick Near Homo.
NEW YORK. Aug. 22 The steamship
Vaderland. from Antwerp, with Mrs.
Florence Maybrlck ou'boaid, was sightod
southeast of Flro lBland at 9 o'clock tonight.
Sunken Cruiser Raised.
NAGASAKI. Aug. 22. Tho Russian
crulcor Sungarl, which was sunk by tT
Russlano near ChornUlpo at the beirln
r.inir of tho war to prevent her capture
by the Japanese, nnd which was subae
quonlly floated by the latter, has arrived
hero ill tow.
l WHERE WAR RAGES
SHANGHAI, Aug 22. Tho meeting of
the foreign consulB hero today resulted in
the preparation of a statement of the es
tablished facts regarding tho Russian
warships Askold and Grozovol.
SHANGHAI, AUg. 22. Rear Admiral
Stirling 3ays that tho trip of the Ameri
can torpedo-boat destroyer Chauncey
from Woo Sung to Shanghai yesterday
was to carry dispatches. Her movements
had no connection with the arrival. of the
Japanese torpedo-boat destroyer,
CHEFOO. Aug. 22. Chinese authorities
here, as well as the Chinese population, aro
greatly alarmed over the prospects that
the Jopaneso fleet will land at Chefoo and
seek to destroy tho wireless telegraph sys
tem which has been oporatlng with Port
Arthur. , .
DREAM OP LOVE
Short Reign Iver Rich
Scotch lioaise Ends.
Girl Wife Returns to Idaho
Heme to Take Up Bur
den of Life.
Alleg-ed Scion of Mobility Who Posed
' as Millionaire Blasts a
Special to Tho Tribune
SODA SPRINGS, Ida., Aug. 22.
Pretty IC-year-old Nina Rowley's dream
of love' Is over. Her six weeks' reign
at the head of a fabulously rich and
ancient Scotch house has abruptly ond
ed and she has taken up the burden of
Some tlmo ago a man w)io said his
r.arne wao Cameron and that ho was
a scion of the British nobilltj'. came
from Scotland to Soda Springs and
took up the prosaic life of a village
blacksmith. Ho saw pretty Nina Row
ley and fell in love with her. Just at
that time he said that he had Inherited
from his uncle a Scotch fortune of thrco
and a, half millions of money. Ho
showed the letter from the Scotch so
licitor to prove It. But thcro was a
string to the money. The young and
aristocratic heir must be married with
in six weeks or the money would Lo
given to charity. Cameron could not
afford to lose so much and besides ho
was in love.
No Match for Blacksmith.
Love may laugh at locksmiths but
the blind god was no match for a black
smith. Cameron told lG-ycatold Nina
Rowley of his love and his troubles and
showed her the letter from the Scotch
lawyer. She consented to be Mrs. Came
ron and to preside over th$ ancient
estatec The couple were married at
Pocatello six weeks ago and then
Cameron began a life of lavish expen
diture. He had his life insured for half
a million, the agent taking his note for
?25,000 to be paid when tho inheritance
came. Ho bought a number of country
places and paid for them in drafts on
his Scotch bankers.
Planned Wedding Trip.
Then he planned a wedding trip to
Denver. The bride's grandfather, Her
bert Horseley of Soda Springs, fur
nished the money and accompanied tho
pair. At Denver Mr. Horseley ous
pected that Cameron was a fraud and
had him arrested.
After he once viewed the happiness
and freedom of the world through pris
on bars, Cameron weakened and made
a full confession. He admitted that he
was not a millionaire, that he did not
poscss a sou markee In Scotland or
anywhere else and that the letter from
the Scotch lawyer was n forgery.
Spent a Day in Jail.
Cameron was kept In jail a day or
two, and was then released. Cameron
was not modest about himself, and
would talk only at the mention of his
pretty sixteen-year-old bride, from
whose arms lie was ruthlessly torn. He
was not proud of the fact that he posed
as a man worth 793,000. "But I had
to say I was rich to win the girl, and
I was bound to get her," he said, in ex
planation. '"I was not always a horse
Bhocr. My father was a wealthy Scotch
man and It was only bad luck that left
Ten vars ago, when he wag only 21
years old, Cameron is said to have fig
ured in a romance in Scotland.
When ho awoke, the romance was over
and the- heir to vast estates near Paisley
found himself disinherited and alone.
Cameron's family had planned that he
should marry the daughter of a wealthy
- nl rl. Vi-n- ,irwl t Vi n ann npnillfionnrl Tiicf
before the wedding was to take place,
there visited In the neighborhood a
dashing young widow, Lady Constance
Hicks-Spencer. In two weeks the fair
English woman nnd Cameron had dis
appeared. He says they did not go to
gether, but when ho returned his wed
ding was declared off.
. Was Disinherited.
A year later his father died and Cam
eron found that he was disinherited
in favor of a younger brother. He
started for America to make a fortune.
Bell boy, porter, ribbon counter clerk
and trolley conductor he was at various
times. Although wll educated, the
graduate of Norman's Veterinary col
lege, Edinburgh, he could not seem to
succeed. Eventually he reached this
pretty little city In the Gem State. Here
his knowledgo as a veterinary was
turned to that of a horse-shoer. The
remainder of the stbry is told above.
Girl Wife Homo Again.
Mr. Horseley and the slxteen-year-oltl
girl wife, his granddaughter, arrived at
homo yesterday. Horseley. is also the
parent of ten children and grandparent
to forty-six other grandchildren.
And this, in brief, is the advent, the
courtship, the marriage and the passing
of Bannock county's first and only mil
Galveston Sea Wall Completed.
GALVESTON. Tex.. Aug. 22. Tho
completion of tho Galveston sea wull
was celebrated today by running ex
cursions from different parts of the
State to Galveston. Governor Lanham
was present and made a eulogistic ad
dress, commenting on the work which
has been accomplished here.
STRIKERS AS PICKETS.
Every One at Chicago Stook Tarda
CHICAGO, Aug. 22, Practically every
striker at the stock yards went on
duty as a picket today, all working un
der thorough' organized plans. Each
squad has a specific territory and each
man has a specified division.
A largely increased number of police
men were assigned to the district. The
first person arrested was Thomas S.
Stroker, business agent for the Meat
Cutters' union, endeavoring as a strike
picket to prevent non-union men from
entering the yards.
The railway trains Into the slock
yards, usually crowded, wore only part
ly tilled today, showing a great falling
off In the number of strike-breakers. It
is estimated that fully 1000 strike-breakers
who went out Saturday failed to
return to work today, but there were a
few new men employed.
Packing-house teamsters have adopt
ed a resolution charging that the action
of tho packers and police in stopping a
talnlond of strike-breakers Saturday
night was done to cause a riot, and
that union men wcro shot in cold blood,
one being killed and one wounded. Po
lice Inspector Nicholas Hunt is de
Ask Injunction From
Will Also Seek Compensa
tion From Teller County
for Their Losses.
Suits to Be Brought. Against Leaders
Who Ban. Them Out of
DENVER, Aug. 22. N. H. Heimer
dinger nnd J. S. Hall, representatives of
the Interstate Mercantile compan3", who
were expelled from Crlpplo Creek Sat
urday by omob, today had a consulta
tion with "former Governor Charles S.
Thomas and instructed him as their at
torney to begin suit in the Federal
court for an Injunction forbidding In
terference with them and their party In
Cripple Creek. They will also seek com
pcnoatlon from Teller county for their
Suits for Damages.
Suits for damages will also be brought
by tho deportees against the leaders of
tho mob, who are all known. No ap
peal will be made to Governor Pea
body for protection as heretofore troor.s
have been used both to deport men and
to prevent deportees from returning to
Thomas Parrot, who was beaten by
the mob. Is preparing an affidavit to
be forwarded to President Roosevelt
with a request for Federal protection.
Will Beopen Store.
"As soon as action Is taken by tjie
Federal court," said Harry Helmer
dlnger. the manager of the Montana
corporation, "wo will reopen tho Crip
ple Creek store and continue business.
I have no doubt but that the court v 111
issue the restraining order, which we
will ask for. and after that It will be a
matter for the enforcement of a United
Doing Good Business.
"The Interstate Mercantile company
succeeded to the Interests of the former
owners of the union stores, and wo
were proceeding to do business with
out incurring Injury to others or violat
ing the rights of any one. Up to the
time the mob took possession of the
stock, Saturday, the day's receipts had
reached ?150, which makes It npparsnt
that the stores are not opposed by the
general public, but merely by the mine
owners and Citizens' Alliance.
Application for Injunction.
"The application for injunction Is
based upon the affidavits of myself,
John S. Hall, another of the stockhold
ers; Frank Alkens, Stephen Leahy,
William BIshaw, and we will also en
deavor to secure the affidavit of Dep
uty Sheriff Underwood, to show that the
peace officers either faliod to give us
protection or were powerless to do so."
3?ifty Men Active Participants.
"Of the alleged mob of miners who
forced me to leave Cripple Creek Sat
urday night, there were but fifty vho
were really active," said Attorney
Hangs today. "The others who made
up the big crowd wore curious ones and
spectators The mob proper was mado
up of professional strlko breakers and
the so-called Coeur d' Alone ganf;, im
ported for this particular job of dirty
work by the Citizens' Alliance. Big
Daniel McCarthy, a notorious strike
breaker, employed by the Citizens' com
mittee, was one of the leaders who car
ried out the instructions of the alliance.
Not Considered Serious.
"I do not consider the disturbance In
Ihe Cripple Creek district of a serious
nature," said Gov. Peabody today. "It
was Just a case of trouble between the
people In the district and some out
siders who wanted to come In. There
was a third party that got Into trouble
by 'butting In' where they should not,
and they were told to leave the dis
trict, No one has appealed to me for
protection, and I understand tho civil
officers of tho county, havo the situation j
ICLE SAM TO
Cannot k Prawn Into
Question of Neutrality at
Shanghai to Be Solved
1 Without His Aid.
Diplomats in the Chinese City Dis
cuss Problem, but no Solution
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22. Consul
General Goodnow cabled the Statfe de
partment today that the conference of
foreign Consuls at Shanghai, which ad
journed this morning, was resumed In
the afternoon. After a good deal of dis
cussion no solution was offered for the
present condition of affairs, and it was
suggested that each Consul report di
rectly to his own Government, asking
what had been done, If anything. Mr.
Goodnow had no suggestion to offer
to the State department. He has been
given instructions which It Is believed
will prevent the United States from be
ing entangled in the settlement of the
question of China's neutrality at
Ho Instructions to Pleet.
It Is asserted positively at the Navy
department that the American fleet at
Shanghai is not charged with the pro
tection of Chinese neutrality by any
spoclal Instructions. The ofllcials here
are? convinced that the Japanese have no
Intention of violating Chinese neutral
ity and, furthermore, that they would
not jeopardize the Immensely valuable
toreign interests in snanguui uy ma
king the harbor a naval battleground.
Nonstructlons have been sent to Ad
miral Stirling to Interfere with the ac
tion of the Japanese vessels.
Action Russian Consul.
Consul-General Goodnow cabled the
Stato department today from Shang
hai, telling of tho appearance of the
Japanese vessel in the harbor there.
He made no mention of the reported
action of the American torpedo boat.
The cablegram referred to the valuable
American property on the dock near
which the Russian cruiser Is. and also
said that the Russian Consul-General
had refused to disarm the Askold.
Hay Has No Advices.
NEWBURY, N. H., Aug. 22. Secre
tary of State Hay, who Is at his sum
mer home here, has received no official
advices from Washington regarding
conditions at Shanghai. He read the
Associated Press dispatches with evi
dent Interest, but declined to comment
on the news in the absence of ofTlcial
DEAD ARE CREMATED.
Quick Lime is Used Freely to Prevent
OHEFOO, Aug. 22. The Chinese just
arrived, who bring the latest Informa
tion from Port Arthur, were employed
by the Russian rhllitary authorities
carting the dead off the field, and also
ammunition, which they say Is plenti
ful, confirm the statement that the Llao
Ti promontory was not assaulted for
the reason that it Is Impregnable from
the sea side and the Japanese are un
able to move on it from the north.
The Japanese main attack has been
the heaviest against the Russian center
and right, particularly against the cen-
ln control. I do not anticipate any
request from the authorities, and with
out It I have- no power In Ihe distrlcL"
Shooting at Victor.
Much excitement was created in tho
district this afternoon by shooting
which took place In Victor and at Holly
Wood, and a large crowd soon collected
under the impression that a riot had
begun. There was no serious trouble.
Police officers red several e hots In this
city at two suspicious persons who did
not halt when told to do eo, and at
Holly Wood several rlllemen were
Deputy Clerk Designated.
Teller County Clerk Frank P. Man
nlx, who is on his ranch at Montrose,
sent a telegram today commissioning J.
Knox Burton, as deputy county clerk,
vice Michael J. O'Neill, who was de
ported by the mob. Mr. Burton was
under Sheriff of Teller county at the
time of the Independence depot explo
sion and Victor riot, and, with Sheriff
Henry Robertson, was deposed from
office by the citizens. It is understood
that no objection to Mr. Burton, acting
as deputy county clerk will bo mnde.
Mr. Mannlx remains away In c onse
quence of threats that have been made
WILL RETURN TO DISTRICT.
Man Run Out of Crlpplo Creek Pro
poses to Return.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Aug. 22.
Eugene N. Engley, Attorney-General of
Colorado during the Waite administra
tion, one of the men run out of Cripple
Creek Saturday, argued a case in court
hero today. "I intend to return to
Cripple Creek," ho wild today, "and I
shall protect myself. I am not con
nected with tho Western Federation of
Miners In any capacity, my services to
that organization having ceasad six
tor, fronting which the Japanese have
taken up a strong position at Shushl
yen. Pigeon bay had been the scene of
fighting several days before the llnal
assault had begun, the Japanese never
being able to hold for long any terri
tory they might gain. Their attacks
were made mostly at nights, during
foggy days and mornings. The Japa
nese believe that their superior physi
cal condition will win the battle for
them by wearing the Russian garrlEon,
which la constltutted of less hardened
material, down to the p'olnt of exhaus
tion by the persistency of their attack
and their refusal to accept a repulBe.
Both officers and soldiers have; grown
indifferent to the shells which enter the
town frequently. Recently the Chinese
theater was hit and a score of people
were killed and wounded.
An unusually large proportion of
young company officers have been killed
which Is partially owing to their duties
and to their reckless darincr.
The Japanese fire is accurate. The
hospitals and Chinese houses at Port
Arthur are full of Russian wounded.
The narrators' say the dep.d when
ready for burial are stored In ware
houses and are then burned on tho out
skirts of the town, quick-lime being
used freely to prevent Infection.
The Junks now depart from Llao-TIo
lighthouse. That point has been hit by
STORMING OF PORT ARTHUR.
Resistance of Stoessel is Evoking
ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 22.
Tho storming of Port Arthur, which
the foreign dispatches say Is progress
ing, Is riveting all attention. The stub
born resistance which Gen. Stoessel Is
making is evoking high praise, and the
War office and public arc- hoping almost
against hope that he will be able to hold
out in spite of the heavy odds against
him. The latest news, that the Japa
nese are unable to establish a foothold
at Louisa, bay and at the most westerly
fort of the Inner defenses, is considered
An official dispatch from Rear-Admiral
Prince Ouktomsky at Port Ar
thur, by way of Chefco, says that only
two officers were killed oh board the
ships which returned to the harbor after
the light of August 10, but his Informa
tion about the condition of the ships is
not satisfactory, the Admiralty explain
ing that he probably avoided going Into
specific details owing to fear that the
dispatch might fall Into the hands of
News that the Port Arthur squadron
has again sailed out Is expected at any
hour, as Rear-Admiral Prince Ouktom
sky's orders are Imperative to go out or
destroy his ships beyond the possibility
of repair before the fortress falls.
The loss of the gallant Novlk In a
fight against two Japanese cruisers at
Kosavovsk. island of Sakhalin, Is not
yet known here, as the authorities are
awaiting the report of Vice-Admiral
Skrydloff before making the news pub
lic. The cruiser by her exploits had en
deared herself to the whole country, and
her loss will create a more sentimental
effect than that of any ship In the fleet.
The report from Shanghai to the ef
fect that Rear-Almlral Prince Ouktom
sky had arrived there on the protected
cruiser Askold, August 12, proves to
have been untrue. A private dispatch
to tho Associated Press from Shanghai
today says that Admiral Oukfomsky
has not been there.
WILL DISARM SHIPS.
Russia to Dismantle the Askold and
ST. PETERSBURG. Aug. 22. Tho dis
patches saying that energetic action had
been taken by tho American warships at"
Shanghai to protect tho neutrality of Chi
na has aroused the liveliest satisfaction
In official and unofficial circles here.
Tho protected cruiser Askold and tho
torpedo boat destroyer Grozovol will be
disarmed. Tho Admirallty realizes that it
would bo folly to send the ships out to
face the Japanese squadron In the offing,
and as announced last week had already
declded that the ships shall be disarmed.
Tho refusal of the Russian Consul-General
at Shanghai to comply with tho re
quests of tho taotal. Is, it is said at the
Forelcn office, due to tho fact that no
agreement had previously been reached
between the Chinese and Japanese au
thorities, nnd Russia did not proposo to
allow the Chinese to disarm the ships, aa
thoy did In the case of tho Ryeshitolni at
Chefoo, with tho possibility that thoy
might subsequently bo attacked by tho
Japanese In port.
Government Houses Destroyed by tho
Missiles From Jap Ships.
ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 22. Tho Em
peror has received a report dated yester
day from tho Russian commandant at
Korsnkovsk, Island ot Sakhalin, as fol
lows: "Since 7 o'clock this morning the cnomy
has bombarded Korsakovsk. The Gov
ernment houses have boon destroyed. One
of the enemy3 ships appeared on tho
horizon at about 0 In tho morning, ap
proached to within about live and a
quarter miles of tho snore and bombard
ed Korsakovsk until 8:15, when tho ves
sel turned and disappeared. The damage
done to tho town was quite Inconsiderable.
Thcro wcro no casualties."
Reinforcement for Japs.
CHEFOO, Aug. 22. It Is as
serted In reliable quarters at Port Ar
thur that the Japanese have received
reinforcements of 30,000 men from the
LIVE ST0CK AT FAIR.
Show Which Opened Yesterday Will
Continuo Until November 4.
ST. LOUTS, Aug. 22. World's Fair
Grounds. The World's fair live stock
show opened today to continue until
November -i, and Is one of the principal
features of the exposition. The scope
of this enterprise, which extends to
every department of live stock ranging
from cattle and horses down to Belglnn
pigeons and haroH, exceeds that of any
other event in tho history of live stock
shows. The total valuation of the prizes
to be awarded is placed at 5100,000.
Great interest is centered upon the
oxhiblt of horses. In number of en
tries this exhibit exceeds that of the
Columbian exposition by over 100 per
Delegates Welcomed to H
Salt Lake's Claims as to ihil
Geographical Center Plin- jH
in States Presented. f'J
Contest for Location of Permanent UPmYI
Headquarters Promises to Be a fj? !
Warm One. tfll'H' l
PORTLAND, Or., Aug. 22. The first 'i
two sessions of the American Mining nc1 1
congress, which assembled at the ar- lHlfh 'l
mory In this city today, adjourned l1 '
about G o'clock this afternoon until to- L IK
morrow morning at 9:30 o'clock, after IfijH'iil
a day devoted to listening to addresses fjj''V
of welcome and their responses, and the I fij.l ;
Introduction of resolutions. So many I fi ' '!-
of the latter were presented that the ffijj ' !
resolutions committee is flooded and (&
will bo unable to make Its first report
until tomorrow afternoon at the earll- Sj $
Contest for Location. t B?" jj
The report, It is expected, will precipi- Pwi" P
tate the first real display of strength "l If) "
between the delegations from those f Qfj v -H
cities striving to secure the location of j&J
permauent headquarters of the con- -&j 1
gress. This became apparent when a 'f1 if j fl
resolution was introduced by Dr. J.. M. t ij P
Buckley of Wisconsin, proposing an n ; '!,'
amendment to the charter taking out of ' '(
the hands of the body as a whole riie .( m
selection of the convention city each lilM' lit
year, and making it one of the pre- i' Im H
rogatlves of the board of directors. ' U4I '
Salt Lakers at Work. it JH J 'M
Upon arrival of the El Paso and Salt 'H
Lake delegations It developed that a j :. !'j i
these cities are candidates for both per- Ijj W, H
manent headquarters nnd for the next fig Si fi '
convention In case no permanent head- Wi !J .
quarters Is chosen. The Denver dele- S, h7f 'H
gatlon, which arrived tonight, It is ,v ( I ft
thought, will also enter the struggle for jr.' ' ;i
the alternative honor ns well as for the n ify
permanent headquarters. 4 i A'M
Will Interfere With Plans. liPTrB
Dr. Buckley's resolution will, conse- $ j ,
quently, interfere with the plans of the V filH
delegations who have come here to win a i S ' H
the permanent headquarters or next S il ' 'I '1
year's location at least, and will prob- uf M ,
ably develop the full strength of each. iljti I li 'l
Hopes to Stop Contests. I jj j ( ij j'f
It Is at Just such contests as is at 11 1!'
present being waged that Dr. Buck- P I I'H
ley's resolution Is aimed. His Idea is llU !
that the antagonism engendered each Ik 3i , . J -.
year Is detrimental to tho best Inter- tr 'fi il
ests of the organization because the frt lUfj'. j' ifl
delegates devote their best energies in Mi'l ISH
behalf of winning for their respective Dri 'i VH
cities convention honors, to the neglect Iriii' ' ifH
of problems of far greater importance. ml ''' Tl
President Richards, in his annual lid- , if-fH
dress today, emphasized the necessity v It (jiiaiH
of securing Government co-operation K,fSj (;H
In the mining Industry In the form of a l ''fcH
Department of Mines and Mining. He r,
called attention to the assistance the f, -3
Government had rendered the dlstribu- ('v iH
tion of the public domain through the $ih 11
Department of the Interior; to the f Ijj tH
farmer through the establishment of i-. i . f IH
the Department of Agriculture and to j .'.t , '
the remarkable work already accom- i j JlH
pllshed by the newDepartment of Com- M 1 p , i i
merce and Labor. He asserted that if l 5J tH
the mining Industry would give him as- ri.; f
sistance it would be productive of good X fM tH
not alone to individual pursuits, but VIA IH
would affect every line of Industry In t' it'FH
the country. In pursuance with this M'li l'H
idea he proposed the following rcsolu- p-'t
What Resolution Says. 't '
"Be it resolved that the Amerlco-T '! t 1
Mining congress, in annual session ns- ijj ' I j IH
sembled, believing that the time has j- ij jH
arrived when a Department of Mines ft . jjl f
and Metallurgy Mining would be the h v 1LH
means of placing the mining industry 'hH
on a plane commensurate with Its lm- r i)H t
portance to all industrial progress, , h ' l) 1
urges the Congress of the United rli
States to nt once create a Department U . : !H
of Mines and Mining as one of the i 3fa 1 1 h
great executive branches of our Gov- 1 p ' j '.
eminent." j fil i
The congress convened today in tho rtjl
drlllroom of the Portland armory, the 2 ' l
largest auditorium in the Northwest. Sjl-' ' i
The main floor of the armory provides i , 1
seating capacity for COOO and the 'i'' ' f IH
balcony has seating capacity for 1000 Ji t J
more. Owing to the unusual excellence j H )
of the acoustic properties of the great J M f
hall, delegates to the congress seated at j3iT 'l
the most distant points from tho ros- 12; ')
trum will be enabled to hear all that Jp fllj p
is said during tho sessions. j Jj .l
Decorations of Patriotic Order. Infi- lr
The decorations of tho hall are large- Ljj'tU
ly of a patriotic order, the balcony be- f !.!;
ing festooned with flags and magnlll- Sillf'' i
cent stands of national emblems and i
colors make the great platform attrac- jj h, ;
tlve. About the speuker's table has been t ii' i '
banked a mass of flowers, roses pre- 1 J.
dominating as typical blossoms of the r l'
late summer and civlng ocular evl- j'Slii I t Bl
dence of Portland's right to be called Mfj1
the- Rose City, by which cognomon she Mh
Is becoming known the world over, for dim !
her wonderful ability to produce these 3 all' ' !'H
royal blooms. Flowers of every variety ti h j ' 1
known to Oregon are in profusion mu,
everywhere, making the hall an un- 'fill''
usually beautiful meeting place. ,j
Two Thousand Delegates. j 10 j
Two thousand delegates and visitors flp i.H
wore present when the gavel called the irl' i l j
first session of tho congress together at g ir
10 o'clock. The attendance will greatly