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-1 h throttle
w lublican Engine Is
fisivilt at the Helm
iiiij 'i Means a Safe Run
m far All.
banks Delivers Several Addresses
fl In Missouri on Prosperity of
5 ; the Country.
P!3 aCAGO, III., Sept. 3. Senator
r banks departed from Kansas City
today for this city on the regu
J0Oj hlson, TPska & Santa Fe train,
impute to Bath, Me., where he speaks
'monday. The programme of tho day
jded speeches by Senator Falr
- "flip from the rear of the train at
I ylngton, Carrollton, Marcellne, La--JJ?and
Medlll, Mo., and other points.
I'first stop was made at Lexington
flpftlloa. There the Senator made no
rPn DUt ne personally greeted all
IfBKCarrollton there was a longer stay
l.a larger crowd, and he made a
lBjspeech from the rear platform,
E among other things:
Prosperity in Missouri.
m? gratifying Indeed to witness a3 I
Ft'tHrough the great State of Missouri
evidence of interest which you aro
w1 in tho great political questions
i concern the American people. Mls
. . Vdurlng the past fow years has en-
l,a monsuro of prosperity that has.
ar- unusual to her. Thcro has been
lfi rlly In tho factory, prosperity on
eL arm, prosperity upon all tho great
ol- tot commerce. All of this in tho
(or ft possible degree la a high tribute to
sfllcacy and virtue of Republican
at- and Republican administration.
j -Hold Past to Republicans.
re fwo wish to continue with our pro
te, ? If we do, then we should hold fast
'." f. policies under which wo havo ac-
Ilshed so much, and wo should sup
;g the administration which is achlcv--j
o much In our common Interest. Wo
' ' "i,Vay ln thc White House a bravo.
aid mnn, worthy of tho continued
. Bence of the peonlo of Missouri and
. ie entire United States. Theodore
, evelt, and I nm glad to see ovldenco
. Slate of Missouri which leads mo
I11 cvc that tho Ropubllcana of this
. I old commonwealth have determined
.. , U a magnificent Republican ln tho
f. Walbrldge, the Republican nom-
f ?r Governor of Missouri, who was
-Ird the train, also spoke for a few
Men nt Throttle.
Salt Marcellne Senator Fairbanks re
- j a a trip he had made over the
Tien 0 ,lway in 189G, and said
J fjwere by no means as many signs
M irosperity along tho line then as
Tnore tnen werc, he said, many
q ?cs and many dead engines,
r ii today the equipment of the
A Js taxed to its utmost. There are
1 ('engineers at the throttle today
ih.,ereTwere in 189C. Why, my good
1 iu tel1 you why Because
i f & the last seven years we have
i IJ SopcratlnE ""dor Republican poll-
ffll ii tncre havo been two great
il ?tt,c -American statesmen at tho
. lie in Washington. One of them,
i ."n, Mckinley, we followed loyallv
: e lovingly In 189C and again in 1000.
d E5 !" tno Innguage of Edwin M. Stan-
. n.ow be,ngs to the ages.' T7c
. a ln the White House his constltd-
-sss I successor, who la carrying Into
- -1 t the same policies and the same
1 ples for whlch McKinley Btbod."
icry cvered with Fia.
ille tho Senator waH speaking a
'S 1 American ilag fell over against
I :1 8 -He pushed it aside, saying; "We
.n11 ll dovvn' Republicans
,v : pull down the flag "
'ERl i"0".1 at Plata was largo
J Senator wa? enthusiastically
rA Si ifVlns rarce"n&. Mo., he made
OUIfr fX stops and at La Plata, Mo., and
liti mm Streator- IH- mad0 brief
-j Talks on Tariff.
rGalesburg he spoko especially of
lntCi0Cttne ra uPn Oio Jndus
intereetD and at La Plata he ad-
A .'linn- hca.u0r 10 stud-v Poetical
n ;Jt -S! fr themselves and not to be
1 lfc P ubllca-n3 or Democrats mere-
I icause their faUiers had been such,
Loaves Car nt Streator.
l'-3Etrolor.r- Falrbanks spoke by
3K Pcclally upon the tariff. At
;IK tV.t l0.a,the phitform of his
VfEv w .lSt and only t,me during
NE?m . tncnr spoke from a railroad
JJP ith marked enthusiasm.
fOCIlATIC CAMPAIGN BOOK.
(SKI Shts Havo Been Submitted to
gWft CandWato Parker.
r&W forfner Mayor of Boston and
oC tho lltorar- bureau of tho
3cratlc National committee ln the
3 -lfe?PalBn' came 10 R0mount to-
i'SS.HrrLth 111"1 pr0or hects o
"iBSS I, bandik. Mr Qulncy
"iffit f TTOOfB, but thO
ri& ?hid ,nA,lco no statements re-
ir hbS0S .fercnce-nor the
V itjt0011 ctically Completed.
JMSafens n?mounc Mr. Qulncy
'II h0 oompllaUon of tho hand-
SEEM TO LOSE SENSES.
American Soldiers Returning Prom
Islands Fall Prey to Sharks.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3.-Thc fea
ture of the annual report of MaJ.-Gen.
Arthur MacArthur, commanding the
Djpartment of California, is the strong
language used In reference to the treat
ment ln San Francisco of the soldiers
returning from the Philippines and
mustered out here. He says the Kreat
est matter of concern which occupies
the attention of the department is to
get the soldiers returning from the
Philippines into possession of their
money due on their final payments and
safely out of the city before they can
be swindled. Tho ingenuity of the
criminal classes of San Francisco to
effect this purpose, he says, and tho
simplicity and apparent Inability of the
soldiers to protect themselves are alike
amazing. Everything has been done In
the premises that Is possible in behalf
of the soldiers' Interests. Quoting from
Col. Markley, the chief paymaster, on
this subject. Gen. MacArthur writes:
"The stupidity and Imbecility of
these 'short term' men coming from
the Philippines Is almost unbelievable.
Young Americans, amply able to take
care of themselves anywhere, under
anj circumstances while ln service
abroad, seem to take leave of their
senses when they arrlvo on United
States soil and willingly become the
prey of the sharks found In every big
city. Instances and figures could be
given to prove that out of 200 of these
men paid off and permitted to go to
the city on the evening boat, with rail
road, tickets purchased and money or
ders (payable to themselves at their
homes), fifty would turn up next morn
ing robbed of everything, many dan
gerously Injured by blows and drugs.
On one occasion out of thirty-one men
who foolishly stayed over one night,
nineteen turned up next morning beat
en, robbed of tickets, orders and
NARROWLY ESCAPE DEATH
Honeymoon of Minneapolis Couple
Almost Terminated in Tragedy.
DENVER, Colo., Sept. 3. The honey
moon of Mr. and Mrs. Thorndyke Ra
cine of Minneapolis, Minn., almost ter
minated ln a tragedy while swimming
ln the Natatorlum In this city. Mrs.
Racine was almost drowned ln the deep
pool. She owes her life to the prompt
work of the guards, aided by her hus
band. Mrs. Racine, upon a dare of
her husband, tried to swim across the
ten-foot pool. The pool Is about
thirty feet wide and Mrs. Racine had
no trouble until she got one-third of
the way, when she began to feel faint.
The husband, noticing this, promptly
dived Into the water after his wife.
This had the effect of completely un
nerving Mrs. Racine and almost cost
the life of the husband, for no sooner
did he grab his wife than she begun to
struggle. A cry of alarm brought the
guards and Max Goldhammer to tho
rescue. Save for a shock Mrs. Racine
San Francisco Is Decorated and Il
luminated in Their Honor.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3. Thus far
3000 visiting Sir Knights have arrived
and 10,000 more are expected between
now and next Tuesday. The work of
decorating and Illuminating the city Is
nearly completed and tonight Market
street is lighted with a network of In
candescent lamps from the Ferry build
ing to the City hall, nearly 20,000 lights
being used. The Grand Court of Honor
at the Junction of Market. Geary and
Kearney streets, Is a most imposing
one. A huge electrical bell containing
over S00O lights is suspended across the
street, making It as light as day.
Dr. Iliff Declares It a Curs of the
PUEBLO, Colo., BepL 3. At a meeting
of the Colorado M. B. Church Extonslon
socloty, Rov. Dr. T. C. Illff pronounced
polygamy as a curso of tho land, and cen
sured both political parties for their fail
ure to Insert a plank (fralnst thc Mormons
ln 'their platform. Dr. Illff was a mission
ary In Utah for twenty-flvo years.
book is practically completed, but tho
printing haa been delayedi. The book
will conslBt of about COO pages and tho
first edition will be of 10,000 copies. The
commltteo in charge of the work con
sists of Mr. Qulncy, George S. Parker
and Representative Cowherd, chalrmaji
of the Democratic Congressional com
mittee. The committee has been en
trusted with all other documentary
work needed by the National commit
tee. Says Ho Censorship.
In relation to Judge Parker's connec
tion with the handbook Mr. Qulncy said
that ho did not want the idea to get
abroad that the candidate is exercising
a censorship, although It is likely that
a number of revisions will be made as
the result of his examination of the
Massachusetts politics was discussed
by Mr. Qulncy to some extent and he
expressed the belief that a Democratic
Governor will bo elected ln the Bay
State. Ho said the Republicans have
been weakened by party dissensions and
the reciprocity Issue. The Ninth, Tenth
and Eleventh Congressional districts,
comprising the city of Boston, are now
controlled by the Democrats and Mr.
Qulncy said tho party would hold them,
but that he was not so sure of holding
the Fifth district. He promised that the
party would earn' one other district
from tho Republican column.
Shav in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 3. Sec
retary of the Treasury Leslie M. Shaw
opened tho Republican campaign in
California tonight at the Alhambra the
ater with a lengthy address oiv the is
sues lnvolvod ln the campaign,-
KILLED AT A
Seven Persons Perish
in a Collision.
Twenty-Five Others Injured,
Several ef Them
Wabash Train Crashes Into a Trol
ley Car, With Terrible
BT. LOUIS, Sept. 3. Seven persons
woro killed and. twenty-five Injured, sev
eral fatally, In tho wrecking of a Sub
urban street cor by a Wabash passenger
train at tho Sarah street crossing today.
Tho train, eastbound, which la said to
havo boon running at a speed of thirty
miles an hour, struck the car, which was
running north, squarely In the center.
Tho occupants of tho car had no chanco
to escape. Tho dead and wounded wcro
carried Into thc Emplro brewery, near by.
Five ambulances wcro summoned and tho
Injured woro taken to hospitals, while tho
dead bodies wero conveyed to tho morgue.
All tho injured were from St. Louis and
BOY, 12 years old, name unknown.
MRS. CHARLES MERKLE, St. Louis.
GEORGE M. MAJORS, Maplowood.
JOHN W. WILSON, St. Louis.
HARRY B. CULP, aged CO, St Louis.
ANDREW M'KINLEY, aged 12, St.
M. B. BRISTOL, aged CO. Webster
TWO UNIDENTIFIED WOMEN.
M( B. BRISTOW, CO. intornal.
MRS. L I. WILSON.
MRS. LVRY RUDDENSICK, 34, leg
M. L. CULP. CO, leg broken.
MISS ALICE ATKINS, leg broken.
E. J. COLEMAN, leg broken.
JOHN GILLESPLE, Internal.
L. R. WILSON.
RAYMOND REISTER, aged 11, St.
Louis, right leg lacoratcd and body
C. E. SHUMACKER, St. Louis, cut and
bruised about body.
ALFRED JENNINGS, faco cut and
Strewn Along Track.
Tho roof of the street car lodged on tho
tender of the train, which ran a block be
fore stopping. Tho dead and Injured wcro
strown along both sides of the track for
that distance. Two hundred feet cast of
tho scene of tho collision tho bodies of tho
dead were found on tho ground. Ono wo
man was found dead under the wreck of
the car. . . . .
Head Was Severed.
Tho head of another woman was sev
ered from tho body. A boy's legs wero
cut oft and he died on the way to the hos
pital. Another body under tho wreckage
makes seven dead.
A. W. Burbnnk, engineer of tho Wa
bash train, said after the accident: "I
was within 100 yards of tho Suburban
crossing when I saw tho Suburban car
start across the track. Right in tho mld
dlo of thc railroad trick, right ln tho path
of my engine, the car stopped. "Why, I
can't say. I attempted to reverse tho
engine and put on all thc steam I had.
However, I succeeded only ln slackening
tho speed of tho train to about twelve
miles an hour. It struck thc street car
so hard that It knocked Its trucks a hun
dred feet. Part of the car fell over on
tho locomotive and was carried along on
top of It for about 20-) feet. Tho entire
train, locomotive and two coaches,
passed over tho crossing.
Filled With Passengers.
"The car was southbound and was filled
with passengers, many of thorn on their
way to their homes in tho suburbs. Tho
train which struck it was a shuttle train
coming Into the city from the World's
fair grounds. Tho enguio was backing,
with the tender In front. For reasons
which havo not been explained tho car
stopped on thc crossing squarely across
tho track on which tho train was approaching."
COUNTY OFFICIALS INDICTED
Grand Jury at Butte Returns Bills
BUTTE, Mont, Sept. 3lV-The grand
jury today returned to Judge William
Clancy a partial report of the work
done by that body ln the return of in
dictments directed, against certain coun
ty officials of Silver Bow county. The
report makes a number of charges
against Coroner M. Egan, Commission
er W. D. Clark, Assessor Daniel Brown
and others. "Steal," "barefaced pilfer
ing of the public moneys," and like
phrases are freely uwd throughout ln
the grand Jury's report At Its recent
sittings the grand Jury returned about
twenty Indictments against the Silver
Bow ofllclalo. Today's report arraigns
several of the county offlclals for ap
parent indifference and lack of business
methods In tho conduct of the affairs
of the county.
DIED IN A CHAIR.
Young Man Found Dead at His Homo
BERKELEY, Cal., Sopt. 3. Arthur
Skipper, nged 19, was found dead sitting
in a cbalr at tho honio of his father, Capt.
J. J. Sklppor, today. Tho lad had not
been seen since last Thursday. Capt
Sklppcr, who Ik master of tho schooner
Valentine. Is now. with his wlfo and two
daughters at Grey's harbor. Tho body
was dlacovorod by th boy's aunt. Mru.
REFUSES TO CALL COUNCIL
President Gompers Will Not Convene
Labor Leaders to Consider Strike.
CHICAGO, Sopt. 3. President Gompora
of tho American Federation of Labor has
refused to call a meeting of tho National
Council, of Labor to consider a general
strlko of unionists ln sympathy with tho
Tho request that ho call a mooting of
the National council ln Chicago was made
last weok by Secretary Edward N Nick
els of the Chicago federation. Today Sec
retary Nickels received a. letter from
Gompers, in which ho said;
"A meeting of tho exccutlvo council haa
been called for September 12. and tho
members cannot attend a meeting earllar.
Several of thorn aro away from tholr
headquarters somo of them nearly 1500
miles away to mako Labor day addresses
next Monday. It would be a pleasure for
me if I might have complied with tho
request of tho Chlcacro Federation of La
bor, but you can readily see how utterly
Impossiblo Is such a course. The atrlko
of the butcher workmen has received and
Is receiving my mo3t watchful care, and
I would be pleased to do anything In my
power and I know my colleagues of the
council would Join mo ln thlB expression
if I could be of any servlco ln tho Interest
of our fellow-workmen."
"Tho American Federation of Labor,"
said Secretary Nickels, "has no power to
call strikes, It could recommend sym
Complaint has roached tho union head
quarters at the stockyards from several
quarters that tho local unions aro not
supporting tho stockyards strike
BEATEN INTO INSENSIBILITY.
Two Unknown Men Capture Watch
man and Attempt to Loot Safe.
PHILIPSBURG, Mont, Sept 3. Two
unknown men entered the storehouse of
tho Granlto Bimetallic Consolidated Mi
ning company last night and held up the
watchman, Georgo Johnson, with ro-
vuivers. no rciuseu to surrenuor and
was beaten Into insensibility. Tho robbors
then set to work to open tho bullion
safes, in which thousands of dollars of
gold Is stored Whllo they woro at work
preparing to dynamite. Johnson, who had
not been bound, recovered consciousness.
He ran out of tho storehouse and gave tho
alarm. Thc men escaped without having
effected an entrance Into tho vaults. Later
two suspects, James Thompson and John
Smith, wcro taken by a Sheriff's posse.
They protest their innocence and Johnson
cannot identify them.
WILL TEACH ENGLISH.
Igorrotes, Moros and Negritos to At
ST. LOUIS, World's Fair Grounds, Sopt
3. Arrangements havo been completed
for teaching tho Igorrotes, Moros and Ne
gritos tho English language, and a school
will bo regularly conducted at the Philip
pine reservation until tho close of tho ox
position. Tho first class will be held next
Monday morning, and Instruction will bo
commenced with the Moros. Tho Igor
rotes will comprise tho second class and
tho Negritos will bo taken last. Tho No
grlto Is ono of tho most primitive races
to tho ethnologist, and efforts to instruct
tho members of tho tribe in English will
bo watched with Interest.
CORNER IN COMMODITIES.
Superior Court, Chicago, Hands Down
CHICAGO, Sept 3. According to a de
cision rendered today by Judgo Chytraus
of thc Superior court, board of trado op
erators who succeed in engineering a
"corner" ln wheat, corn or other com
modities which aro mado on " 'change"
have no right to compel payment of tho
manipulated price Instead of tho actual
valuo of tho commodity at tho time sot
for settling of tho trades. Tho caso was
that of a number of firms and Individuals
against board of trado operators and tho
Bank of Montreal, ln which latter Institu
tion was tied up nearly J500.000. This
money represented the dlfferenco ln price
for July oats, 1902, which was demanded
by tho manipulators of tho "squcezo" and
tho actual market price.
FIRE IN PORTLAND.
Oregon Metropolis Has a Scare From
PORTLAND, Or., Sept. 3. Fire of
an unknown origin broke out ln the
upper story of a dock used by a paint
and oil company a3 a storage ware
house at the foot of Morrison street
tonight at half-past 6. A strong wind
was blowing up tho Willamette river
and an hour's delay, probably owing
to Inexperience, ln getting the llro boat
Into action, seriously threatened the
water front on the west side of the
river, lying south of Morrison street.
Tho loss was not great.
EDITORS ON WAY EAST.
Southern California Association Will
Make Visit to Salt Lake.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sopt 3. About fifty
members of tho Southern California edi
torial association arrived hero today on
their way to tho St Louis exposition.
After a trolley ride about tho city thoy
mado an ascent of Mount Tamalpnls and
viewed various neighboring placos of In
terest They will leave for tho East to
night, slopping ovor at Salt Lako City.
President Bradstroot's Company Dead.
NEW YORK, Sept 3. Charles S.
Finney Clark, president of the Brad
street's company, died ln London today
of heart failure, presumably caused by
an attack of Indigestion, aged 6S years.
The body will bo brought back on the
Toxas Fovor Kills Cattle.
LANCASTER, Pa., Sopt. 3. Tho disease
that has been causing tho death of a largo
number of cattlo Bent to tho local stock
yards from tho West, and purchased by
farmers. hn boon pronounced Texas
fovor. Tjio outbreak has been reported to
tho national authorities. It is alleged that
tho Inspectors havo been negligent.
Kuropatkin's Army On Run, I
Liao Yang Has Been Abandoned I
CORPS CUT OFF
Russians Blow Up Magazines
and Set Fira to Army
Official Announcement of Russian De
feat Sent Out From St.
ST "P17.TT7,.T?C!T5TTTn Crvf J Tt la -r
flclally announced that Gen. Kuropat
kln Is retreating; that Liao Yang has
been abandoned and that Gen. Stakel
berg's corps has been cut off.
Liao Yang Evacuated.
A dispatch has been received here
from Kuropatkln announcing that ho
has ordered his army to evacuate Liao
Yang and withdraw northward.
Magazines Blown Up.
The Russians blew up thc magazines
and set fire to tho army stores and
provisions at Liao Yang before evacu
ating that place. The Japanese have
occupied Liao Yang.
First Corps Cut Off.
The First Siberian army corps, num
bering 25,000 men, under Gen. Stakel
berg, was cut off westward of Liao
Yang. The Russians are concentrating
at Yental. .
Why Russians Left Liao Yang.
Gen. Kuropatkln says tho First Si
berian army corps, which during the
past few days suffered considerable
loss, has been obliged to retire several
kilometers westward as tho result of
tho Japanese attack on Sykowantung,
hence the order to evacuato Liao Yang.
Brown Men Capturo Sykwantun.
Gen. Kuropatkln says further: "On
the night of September 1 Gen. Kurokl
attacked Sykwantun, eleven miles east
of Liao Yang, and captured a major
ity of the Russian positions, the oc
cupation of which was completed on
the night of September 2, the Russians
retiring six miles distant
Orloff Is Wounded.
"The First Siberian army corps was
almost surrounded. This corps pre
viously saved Gen. OrlofTs detach
ment by attacking the Japanese flank
when Gen. Orloff wa3 threatened with
annihilation. Gen. Orloff was serious
Russia Hears News.
All Russia will learn by the morning
newspapers that Gen. Kuropatkin's
army Is ln full retreat to tho north
ward; that Liao Yang haa been aban
doned, and that Gen. Stakelberg's corps
Is surrounded and cut off.
Hopes of Victory Short-lived.
The hopes of victory raised ln Rus
sian breasts by tho telegram from the
commander-in-chief, published yester
day afternoon, saying that the Rus
sians had advanced against Gen. Ku
rokl on Friday and that an attack on
the Russian right had been repulsed,
proved short lived.
Kuropatkin Hurriedly Withdraws.
Gen. Kuropatkln had scarcely begun
the offensive against Gen. Kurokl's
army when he was compelled by the
overwhelming force of the Japanese
flanking movement to give up all Idea
of continuing his advance and hurried
ly withdrew ln the direction of Muk
den. Sequence of a Plan.
Tho retreat Is the logical se
quence of the Russian plari of leading
on and tiring out the Japanese at thc
successive stations of the road north
ward, thus placing their foe at tho
constantly growing disadvantage of
lengthening lines of communication.
Blunder by Stakelburg.
The success of this plan was marred
by a blunder of Gen. Stakelberg. who,
ln the words of Gen. Kuropatkln, in
sisted on placing his own Interpreta
tion on orders Instead of fulfilling them.
Gen. Stakelberg erred ln falling to
cross the Taltse river when Gen. Ku
ropatkln desired that the wholo army
should retreat to Its northern bank, as
was exclusively reported in dispatches
to the Associated Press on September 2.
How Blunder Will Result.
This blunder, It is feared, will In
volve the loss of the whole of the First
Siberian army corps, Iconslstlng of tho
First, Second and Sixth rifle divisions,
the Ussurl cossack brigade, the First
Siberian artillery' brigade and a Sapper
Loss of Stores.
The abandonment of the whole posi
tion at Liao Yang Involves the loss of
a great accumulation of stores, though
It Is believed thLt many of these al
ready had been sent north before the
commencement of fighting. It Is more
than possible, however, that thc Rus
sians destroyed what they could not
Small Hope for Port Arthur.
Something akin to consternation pre
vails among Russians who have learned
of tho disaster to Gen. Stakelberg's
corps. All realize that there Is small
hope now for the relief of Port Arthur.
View of Military Officials.
The military officials are unanimous
In the belief that it would only be folly
for Gen. Kuropatkln to remain and run
the risk of being surrounded with his
whole army and that tho commander-
ln-chlef, by his withdrawal north, has
actually converted what might have
been disaster to himself Into what is
regarded as a reverse for thc Japanese,
for the failure of tho Japanese to hold
Gen. Kuropatkin's army and inflict a
decisive blow, it is claimed, cannot be
regarded otherwise than a reverse.
Field Marshal Oyama's tenacious front
al attack and the clever flank movement
could not have had any other object
than to compel the Russians to accept
a decisive engagement
Will Have Discouraging Effect. .
Gen. Kuropatkin's retreat will un
doubtedly havo a discouraging effect on
the garrison of Port Arthur, which can
no longer hope for any relief from this
source. It Isfdoubtful, however, if the
Japanese aro In a position to press tho
siege, and it Is more than probable that
they have diverted a portion of the be
sieging army to reinforce tholr corps
operating ln Manchuria, This would
account for the temporary lull In the
fighting. It Is noticeable that the siege
reports reaching here do not mention
further assaults on tho fortress, but
only spoke of bombardments.
SURPRISED THE RUSSIANS.
Japs Loso Over lOOO Men in Fight
CHEFOO, Sept 3. On the night of
August 29 the Japanese surprised the
worn out Russians at Pallchuang and
inflicted severe losses. Tho Russians re
tired and the Japanese occupied, their
position. The next morning at 2 o'clock
the Japanese, moving from their new
vantage ground, ln heavy force, desper
ately assaulted Pallchuang and an ad
Joining fort repeatedly, until 2 o'clock ln
tho afternoon, when they were com
pelled to retire, losing over 1000 men.
innaing tnose ions impregnate, tno
next morning at -1 o'clock the Japanese
forces hurled themselves against an
other fort near Pallchuang. By hand
to hand fighting they succeeded ln driv
ing ou the Russians and occupying
their position at 7 o'clock in the morn
ing. Japs Forced Back.
Artillery was brought up and desper
ate efforts were made to make the posi
tion secure, but after enduring for seven
hours artillery fire from the other forts,
the Japaneee wero compelled to retire.
The Japanese succeeded, however, In
rendering the position useless to the
Russians and It is now unoccupied.
It la believed that this weakening of
the Russian lino will attract further ef
forts to break through ln this quarter.
The bombardment of the town con
tinues. The foregoing Information is brought
from Port Arthur by an Intelligent Chi
nese, who speaks both English and
Russian. He adds that the Russian
warships occasionally reply to the Ja
BLOODIEST FIGHT I
Battle Fought al Short I
Combatants Separated at
Times Only by Width 9
Wounded Artillerymen Bog to Be Al
lowed to Die Beside Their
ST. PETERSBURG, Sept. A, 2:50 a,
m. The battle of Liao Yang, which HI
began with the Japanese advance on
August 24, the day of the christening 91
of the Czarevitch, and concluded Sat- nfl
urday, September 3, with the retreat jaU
of Gen. Kuropatkln,' Is believed to havo 91
been the longest and the bloodiest of IflH
Fought at Close Range. 91
Numerous Incidents in the fighting II
upset the theory ovolved by experi- KM
ences in tho Boer war that a modern Mil
battle must necessarily be fought at H
long range. Both sides repeatedly HI
came to hand-to-hand encounters ln
bayonet charges, and the men of both H
sides wero often so near each other H
that they could distinguish features H
andjiear words of comment. 191
Used. Stones Instead of Guns. mil
In one Instance they were separated nil
only by th6 width of tho railroad, and m
actually threw stones at each other. wl
The mad heroism of the Japanese and
the stubborn tenacity of the Russian fl
has not been paralleled anywhere save SPlI
ln some desperate encounters of the OKH
American Civil war. SH
Japs Out of Ammunition. H
Correspondents state that several of H
the bayonet attacks made by the Jap- H
anesc throughout the battle have been j8'
forced by the depletion of ammunl- H
tlon, of which modern' arms entail such
extravagant expenditure. Tho Japanese H
came on with empty guns and with H
hopes of finishing the attack with cold H
steel, but It was proved at their own 3I
cost that such attack could not be
driven home In tho faco of tho Are of H
Bogged to Stay With Guns. B
The Russian artillerymen suffered M
terribly ln the prolonged fighting south 9
of the Taltse river. One battery lost n
forty men killed, and the remainder l
of It were wounded, and when a fresh lll
batters' was brought up into position nlH
the survivors protested with tears at HH
being removed, begging to bo allowed to UH
die bcsldo their own guns. XH
Red Cross Workers Killed. ffil
The work of the Red Cross, which ml
throughout tho war has been devoted fl
on both sides, has proved almost as
dangerous to tho nurses and doctors
tas has the work of the combatants.
Many bearers and their assistants have
been killed or wounded ln attending jnj
to injured under fire. A sister of Hul
mercy was killed and a surgeon wound- (Bl
ed in the final assaults on Liao Yang. fijl
Correspondents Shot. Hl
Telegraph operators and correspond-
ents have suffered severely. Two cor- jHH
respondents of the Associated Press HH
have been shot and one has been dec-
orated for bravery. 191
During the ten days' fighting the IfH
condition of the soldiers of both arm- ISI
ies has been pitiable. Many of the Jap- jjl
aneso prisoners were starving and al
most naked when captured, which
spcakB volumes for Japanese endur- 9H
Wonderful Commissary Arrangement
It is wonderful that the commissary jH
arrangements made It possible to con- jH
tlnue to supply the men during such a jH
continuous battle. The Russians were jl
better fed, being nearer their own fl
base, but the terrible strain of the
continuous fighting caused souwi of HjH
them to fall asleep ln the midst of Can- WM
nonado and even on the firing line. H
Taken Under Advisement
SAN FRANCISCO. Sopt. 2.-Unlted
States Circuit Judgo Morrow today lis-
toned to argument ln tho cases ox Fred- jB
orlck A. Hydo and Hey Dlmond, who
woro yesterday ordo.a removed to tho jH
District of Columbia for trial for partlcl
nation ln thc -recent land frauds by
United States District Judco Haven. Af-
tcr argumonts for a writ of haboas corpiiH jH
and a writ of rovlow, Judgo Morrow ,took jH
tho cases under adviacmont. jH
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