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ML STREET ,
I jjman Cannot Prevent
(ads Being (Viade on His
I S Big System.
jT j'Ctjdtallsta "With Standard Oil
Gradually Buying Up
5 the Common Stock.
fvj fljjTfce Tribune.
J TORE, Oct 12. A good deal of
3 vns paid today in "Wall street
:i (ft!Xlon of William E. Rockefeller
fcS L C Frick to tho Union Pacific di
?? la place of Gen. Fltzgernld and
.ji (0, Burke. In many quarters It
t bctjJ that tho Standard Oil ln
0 j'b theao properties had been ln-
- mj Community of Interest.
2?ltdon of tho gentlemen named
'M firtii In nnanclal circles as a fur
H styThenlns of a community of in
m th rallmad situation. Mr.
7. ol Mr, Rockefeller are not only
rf is exceptionally strong men,
Mrtldpatlon in the management
St Union Pacific but it is intl
" h t-mo well-informed persons
at fcrt election has ulterior slgntfl
j. rtJci may not develop for some
by Union Pacific Common,
ft i fact known to high circles that
5 tthi put there has been a gradual
A! iiiHa of Union Paclllc common by
3 fcts of tho strongest class. It Is
V t ttit this buying, which Is ro-
m tvery moderate depression in
j to cf the stock, foreshadows Im-
i( fascial developments affecting
sa tfcly In tho course of tho next
- Hiat Is Predicted.
Wra were freely made In Wall
Isdav that the Standard Oil. Inter
rSl ultimately acquire control of
i!cs Pacific pnd that the entranco
.'rtjrecntatlvea In the board will
(Us; thange At any rate, it was
;Hurinun will not be able to pre
t Rakcfcllers from making serious
ihtothe Union Pacific,
QNSTER LION KILLED.
.Hiys Beast With n Small Cali
j to Tho Tribune.
l 0, N'tv., Oct. 12. John Hird, a
I W-old child, killed a mountain
anring ten feet from tip to tip,
V tosUle, In the Ruby mountains, in
yesterday. The boy had
Me? with a small-caliber rifle
id tracked a deer In snow for some
je. hen he camo in sight of tho
kz tiling on the carcass of a door
Utrldently had Just killed,
fett of tho Hon eating meat nearly
i the boy with fright, but un
Jlcpla,ced tho muzzzle of his rifle
taMtr took aim and llrcd. Tho
couched and then, roaring, mado
Itosnds toward him. Thinking he
7 wounded tho beast, ho started
E. netting several men, who went
4 him Reaching the place thoy
'a Hon dead, bolng shot through
iOTECT ENLISTED MEN,
tacArthur After Sharks Who
f Bob Soldiers.
IjFRANCISCO, Oct 12.-Gcn. Mac
iWay Issued an order aimed at
tho numerous usurers who
? time havo been fattening their
the expense of soldiers of tho
f zrmy, tio order forbldB tho
Pltdw or ealo of tho deposit
to enlisted men who havo
ii v v'nirw with tho pay
has been a common practice
iT-i0'1"' wnon out on pass,
iw the hands of sharpers who
FJ Hism cash on their deposit
r 'xtrtIonato rates of Interest.
Km"?03 not lon& ago whero a
it? 0 pay ono of tho money
3E0for a loan of ?150.
E NI0II8 IN MEXICO.
Negotiating for 300,000
es Land in Tabasco,
CITY, Oct. 12. Represcnta-h-e
llormon church of Utah aro
8 or tho purchoso of a tract
rea of land in tho Stato of
iE!nty Years tho Pen.
SMg The Tribune.
flP-d L?r?lnai 5ault on a 11 f-?-n4
foin .eadowB in this
iMPyte&2v& sesflIon horo- wnH
hold , PenltcHary. Dufnor.
E5lt,Tand and Mooro. found
4SKtnaEXpert at Srt Hall.
S?Rn?a-T0ct- 32--W- H
PecSi? f ,S ?nd,an mcctor,
W looking lrrlon, is at the
l &cr th0 Government
'"UecW ?nwater rights. Mr.
W 801,001 form with water.
Japs Capture a
British Steamer Laden "With Muni
tions of "War Taken in Off
TOICIO, Oct. 12. Tho British 3toamcr,
Fu Ping, belonging to the Chlncso Engi
neering and Mining company, carrying
munitions of war. was captured by the
Japancso off Port Arthur today.
Admiral Hosoya, commanding tho Third
squadron of tho Japancso flcot. reports
that at 11 a. m. today a wireless telc
was re9clvd1 from tho eunrdshlp
Otowa. reporting that the Fu Pine was
Sh?ratakn ' th torpcdo bo:it destroyer
The Fu Ping, which was carrying a
frrcat quantity of munitions of war, the
telegram from tho Otowa said, was at
tempting to violate tho blockade of Port
FELL DEAD IN CAR.
Kentucky Woman Dies on Southern
Pacific Train Near Winnomucca.
Special to The Tribune.
RENO. Nov., Oct. 12,-Mrs. E. A.
Barnestfwho left Lewlston, Ky., bound for
Lios Angeles and other points in Califor
nia for tho benefit of her health, died on
train No. 5 shortly after leaving 'Winno
mucca. Nov.. this morning. Sho was ac
companied by her daughter and eon-ln-law.
Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Hann, who took
caro of her on tho trip. Yesterday and
last night sho began to weaken from tho
strain of tho long trip. This morning sho
wont to the rear end of tho car for a
drink and while thorc suddenly expired,
falling backward on tho floor of tho car.
An attempt was made to revive her, but
In vain. Tho body was taken off. at Love
lock, where an Inquest was held. The
Coroner's Jury rendered a verdict of
death by heart failure. The burial took
placo at Lovelock this afternoon.
OTHER SIDE OF STORY.
Sisters and Nurses of New York
Foundling Association Talk.
NEW" YORK. Oct. 12. Three sister and
four nurses of tho New York Foundling
hospital returned from Arizona today and
told of their experience In that territory
and how their lives were threatened be
cause the. children whom thoy sought to
place with Mexicans in tho territory wore
taken to tho homes of Catholic mer
chants. Tho sisters had gono to Clifton
and Morenci, Ariz., to dcllvor forty
foundling to Mexican families under tho
authority of a priest of that region. The
foundling hospital will appeal to tho Fed
eral authorities to recover from tho resi
dents of theso towns nineteen children
who were taken from the nurses, l'he
sisters say that thoy loft somo of the
children with refined Mexican families,
but that tho citizens of Morenci took
thorn away and put thorn with American
WEDDED AT THE FAIR.
Romance of Miss Nina Kent, "Visiting:
Special to The Tribune.
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 12. Charles R. Evans
of Springfield, Mass.. and Miss Nina Kent
of Salt Lake City. Utah, wcro united in
rnarrlago today at tho Fourth District
court by Justlco of the Pcaco Carroll,
who afterward said certain remarks of
tho couple had led him to believe that
their marriage was tho culmination of a
World s fair romance.
Miss Nina Kent Is quite well known lo
callv Sho Is with a local tea firm and has
quite a few friends here who will bo In
terested in learning of her marriage.
Washington Pastor Speaks Upon. In
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 12. In tho International
Sunday Rest congress today one of tho
principal speakers wnB Rev. Wilbur F
Crafts of Washington. D. C, who had
much to do with closing the world's fair
on Sunday. His subject was "What nro
iiJnoccnt Sunday Recreations?" He said
If by recreations was meant amuflcmcnts.
tho question answered Itself, as there
woro no Innocent Sunday amusements ex
cept for childron. Sunday amusements
ought to bo abandoned becauso thoy com
pol cmo clasfl to work for tho amusomont
of another class.
INJURED BY HOLD-UP.
Well-Known Blackfoot Man Hurt by
Special to Tho Tribune.
BLACKFOOT, Ida.. Oct. lZ-Isell F.
Boylo of tho Boylo & West Furniture
company hero was seriously Injured about
S "clock thlB cvoning by a blow oyer
iho head with a piece of pas plpo In tho
and his wounds dressed.
SHOT WHILE ASLEEP.
Woman Fatally Wounded by Man,
Who Thou Committed Suicide.
BAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12.-Frcd Aver
111 a cook, llrcd four bulluls Into the body
r.t'r niu Lockwood as sho law asloop today
?i a Mason street lodging-house, lnillct-
wound J "which probably will prove fa
ta? Ho thJn shot himself through tho
. ' i VT,i Mr noon afterward. Tho wo
S hf mado a statement saying that
iffou "tv"S the cauHQ of tho tragedy.
West Virginia Educator Itead.
giX lpollt7c" Ma-or of Morganswn and
a well-known educator of that Stato, died
hero today, aged years. i
Only 4? lies From
Less Than 80 Miles Track
to Be Completed on
Half of This Graded, Work Being
Rushed; Calionto Wants to Bo
County Seat of Lincoln.
Special to Tho Tribune
CALIENTE, Nov., Oct. 12. By tho tlmo
this is road by Trlbuno subscribers tho
track of the San Pedro, Los Angeles &
Salt Lako will havo reached the Vegas
ranch, 11G miles below here. From this
point on all will bo clear sailing and the
company will only encounter one bad cut
beyond thcro. tho rest being rather light
Mcanwhilo the work from Daggett Is
slowly moving this way and tho gap be
tween tho two ends of track la now but
eighty miles, with considerable loos to
grade. Tho Vegas ranch Is but forty-seven
miles from tho California lino, so that
Is the distance to be covered before tho
rails of the Salt Lako Route reach from
Salt Lako to California.
Grades From Las Vegas.
From Las Vegas thoro is an ascent of
exactly twenty-live miles on a flfty-thrce-foot
grado, then a seventeen-mllo descent
on a forty-two-foot grado to the Stato lino.
From the State lino tho grade runs for
thirty-six miles on another flfty-thrco-foot
ascent whloh takes It to Kcsalor sum
mit, elevation 414S feot. Tho resoent Is on
a seventy-foot grado for fifty miles and
then to the Santa Fo crossing on forty
two and tlfty-thrce-foot grades for slxty
Caliente Wants County Seat.
As Calionto Is to be tho division ter
minal and will thcreforo bring to the town
many omployccs, a movement Is already
on foot to mako this tho county t'3 1. It
Is easy of nccoss, as tlfe wholtrtduirrj' wilT
bo traversed by tho railroad and the only
placcB not touched will bo Plocho and Do
La Mar. As they are nearby and In tlmo
may possibly be connected by branch
roads, It is not anticipated that their citi
zens will ratae any objoctionn. Calionto Is
well situated and with its growing popu
lation will be in a position to becomo an
important placo In tho county.
Moapa Out of Race.
Moapa has horotoforo tried to get tho
county scat, but slnco Caliente has been
decided upon as tho division terminal tho
people of this placo aro working for such
a move and they havo with them somo of
the leading politicians of the county.
HEADLESS TRUNKS IN WRECK
Ghastly Find in Wreckage Discovered
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12. The
schooner Gotoma, which arrived hero
early this morning from Kurlle Island,
reports that on August 4, when forty
miles south southwest of Cape Curat,
she sighted a mass of floating wreck
age. She made out parts of a mast.
Captain Macomber later succeeded in
getting closer to the wreckage and es
tablished that it was from the Japan
ese troopship Klnshiu Maru, which was
Bunk by the Russians last April, when
200 perished. Entangled in the wreck
age were a number of headless trunks.
How those who perished were beheaded
is a mystery which perhaps will nver
STRONGER THAN METZ.
Bennett Burleigh Writes of Russian
Works at Lino Yang.
LONDON, Oct. 12. A letter from Ben
nett Burleigh, mailed to Vancouver, B.
C, and telegraphed from there to the
Dally Telegraph, gives an oven column de
scription of tho battle of Lino Yang.
H declares that tho Russian works wcro
stronger than those at Motz and should
havo been as difficult to force as tho forts
and lines of Paris In 1S70. Kuropatkin
did well yet with a more denperato reso
lution and better material he might havo
gained a doubtful success.
Mr Burlolgh thinks that Field Marshal
Oyama might havo turned from tho
West tho Russians extraordinarily strong
positions without recourso to so despor
ato a series of frontal attneka.
' IN NEED OF HELP.
Hundreds of People in New Mexico
in Danger of Starvation.
ALBUQUERQUE. N. M., Oct. 12.
Seventy dwellings In San Marclal, eighty
miles south of Albuquerque, havo been
wrecked by tho Hoods of tho post wook
and thcro Is great suffering and desti
tution there Tho plight of tho Mexi
can nooplo In tho surrounding valley is
tcrrlblo and hundreds must starvo un
less Ininiedlato help 1b furnished from tho
outside. Not only tho crops and stores
but tholr lands havo been ruined.
Private Car Companies' Charges.
CHICAGO, Oct. 12. Tho alleged oxtor
tlonato charges and arbitrary practices
of tho Armour Car company woro again
tho subject of examination by tho Inter
state Commerce Commission at Ita clos
ing session this aflornoon, and tho com
mittee finally ndjourned. ponding a apo
dal coll. with thu Investigation, bub
Strike of Drivers
Causes a Riot
Chicago Police and Men Employed
by Transfer Company Clash;
Several Conflicts Had.
CHICAGO. Oct. 12. Rioting occured to
day in connection with a strike of bag
gago wagon drivers omployed by tho
Frank A. Scott Transfer company. At
tacks on wacons woro repulsed by a
squad of policemen at tho barns of tho
company in Wabnsh avenue and by a
force of privato dotoctlvos employed to
patrol tho district.
Attempts to Bend out wagons met with
detormincd resistance by pickets, aided
by sympathetic teamsters As soon as
tho wagons got a fow blocks away tho
drivers wero stoned and attempts mado
to cut tho horses' traces.
Attacked Non-Union. Driver.
At Van Buron and State streotH a non
union driver of tho company was at
tacked by tho driver of an lco wagon and
threatened with an axo. Whllo this was
going on soverol men, supposed to be
pickets, cut tho harness. Tho baggage
wagon driver ran for his llfo. leaving
his wagon In an alley. Four arrests
wcro modo. Ono prisoner was J. W.
Young, business agent of tho Van and
Baggago Tcamstors union.
Trouble was also experienced about tho
Auditorium hotel, where tho baggugo
handlers had gono on a strike. Sovcral
express wagons loaded with trunks and
valises from tho dopots drovo to tho hotel
and unloaded with difficulty under police
Knives Were Drawn.
A crowd of twenty men attacked one of
tho Scott wagons at tho Polk street do
pot whllo tho driver was nttcmptlng to
deliver baggago from ono of the hotols.
Knives woro drawn, and only tho ar
rival of tho police provonted the traces
being cut Ono of tho company's drivers
got a load of trunks as far as Clinton
and West Madison streots when ho was
pursued by a crowd of strlko sympathiz
ers gathered by pickets. In trying to
get away ho turned a street corner so
swiftly that ho foil off tho scat, strik
ing on his head. Tho crowd thon fled.
BABY KILLS BABY.
Boy Two and a Half Years Old Slays
NEW YORK. Oct. 12. Jealousy on
the part of a boy two and a half years
old against his baby sister, one month
old, has led to the death of the latter at
the hands of the boy. The tragedy oc
curred In the family of Nicholas Rob
inson, at Nyack, N. Y.
Since the girl came the boy many
times exhibited evidences of Jealous
rage.. . 3Vhcn attempts were made- to
Interest him in the little one he fre
quently ran away crying, and once he
upset tho cradle
Finally lie was left alone for a few
minutes in the room where the baby
lay asleep. The boy was playing with
a small bronze statue. Suddenly he
cried to his mother, "Hurry; look at
Sho ran into the room -and found the
statue covered with blood. Tho baby's
skull had been fractured and she was
dead when the doctor arrived. At least
six bruises were found on the head, re
sults of blows, all of which were struck
beforo the mother was called. After an
Inquest the Coroner said:
"It was a remarkable Instance of in
fantile crime. Tho boy evidently
thought he had been supplanted In the
affections of his parents. Tho latter
deserve great sympathy, but I rendered
the only verdict possible that the baby
was killed by her brother, whoso ten
der ago makes him Irresponsible for
When asked where his sister was, af
ter the funeral, the boy replied:
"Baby has gone away."
Chicago Man Pays Eleven Hundred
Dollars for Rare Coin.
NEW YORK, Oct. 12. Coins belonging
to a collector from Portland, Or., have
been sold at auction hero for nearly 57000.
Thcro woro only C61 pieces In all, the prlzo
being an American sliver dollar coined In
1S01. Collectors camo from many cities to
bid on this piece, and It fell Into tho pos
session of a Chicago man for $1100 When
the same dollar was lost sold It brought
j!500lho highest prlco on record for a
single piece. Thoro wcro only thirteen of
tho kind coined, whloh accounts for their
A dollar of 1S33 colnago brought $10.
seven half-cents brought $120, and two
half-dollars brought $156.
FAVORS POST CANTEEN.
Army Surgeon Assails Congress for
Abolishing Drinking Place.
ST. LOUIS. Oct. 12. Boforo tho Inter
national Congress of Military Surgeons
today MaJ. Louis Llvlngstono Seaman, U.
S V. B.. who has Just returned from tho
sceno of tho Russo-Japuneso war, deliv
ered an addrcBS. Ho assailed Congress for
abolishing the post canteen and said It
was time for this association of military
and naval surgeons to domand another
reorganization of tho army which would
afford tho medical branch equal recog
nition with other branches of tho sorvlca.
WESTERN UNION REVENUES.
What Annual Report of tho Company
NEW YORK, Oct 12. Tho annual ro
port ojt tho Western Union Telegraph
company, Issued today, gives total rev
enues of f23,2'J,Zi0. an Incrcaso of $51,703;
total expenses, $21,301,016. an Incroaso of
$103.70S: not revenue. $7,6S7.l7o, a decrease
of $320,007 Tho surplus for tho year after
charges, was $3,801,701. a docreaso of
W07.018. During tho year CC.193 rnllos of
wlro havo boon ndded, making tho total
wire mllengo of tho company, 1,155,-iOG,
French at Weiser.
Special to Tho Trlbuno.
WEISEll, Ida., Oct. 12. Congressman
French and Secretary of Stato Gibson
spoko at tho opera-houso in this city
last evening. The weather was disagree
able, but tho gonUernen jvoro jrroeted
with a faic houscy " - t
RUSSIANS ARE '
Tension Displayed at
' far Office.
Advices From Front Indi
cate Reverse for Kuro
patkin. Field Marshal Oyama Has Gained
Ground, Forcing tho Czar'fe
ST. PETERSBURG, Oct. 12. It is now
mfdnlght on the battlofleld below Mukden
and tho failure to receive nows that tho
Russians nchlovcd dcclslvo results In to
day's light north of Ycntal. coupled with
the Toklo report that Field Marshal Oya
ma Is gaining ground, causes Increased
apprehonslon. Great tension and somo
nervousness Is displayed at tho War of
fice Russians Cross Taitse River.
Tho dispatch of tho Associated Pross
from Toklo was tho first postlvo Informa
tion that Russian troops in any forco woro
nlrcady across tho Taitso river, although
it was already known hero that somo cav
alry had passed over tho river.
Attempt to Cut Japanese Line.
Tho roport that another column was at
tempting to cut tho Japancso line of com
munication with tho Ynlu river did not
como as a surprise, as It was known, al
thought not revealed for strategic reas
ons, that wldo turning operations were
proceeding on the Russian oxtremo left,
screened by tho column oporatlng against
Three Days' Battlo.
Tho latest reports lndlcato that tho
fighting at Schlll rivor la of much larger
proportions than was supposed yesterday.
Tho battlo has now raged uninterruptedly
for threo days and nights and tho Rus
sians have been unuble to mako further
headway slnco tho oheck which they sus
tained October 10, owing to tho deter
mined. roi?$tyica of tho Japanese.
Fighting of Desperate Character.
The latest War office Information Bays
the fighting Is of a most desperato charac
ter. Tho positions aro constantly chang
ing hands. Tho Russians aro Inflicting
and sustaining heavy losses. A mention
of tho Tomsk regiment as being tho worst
sufferer Indicates that tho Second Siber
ian division of Gon. Gavnoff'a corps Is en
gaged. Danieloff Is Wounded.
An official report from Gen. DanlelofT,
commanding tho Sixth Siberian rifle divi
sion, who Is wounded, shows that Gen.
Stakclborg's corp3 Is also in the fight. If
tho full two corps are Involved about 50,000
Russians aro engaged.
What Kuropatkin Is Doing.
Dispatches lndlcato that Kuropatkin
Is transferring tho weight of his blow to
tho Japaneao right Tho extrcmo Russian
loft extends to tho Taitso river, whero it
bonds northward to forty miles abovo
Llao Yang The lino includes tho villages
of Ultzy and Tantzlaputzy, thrco miles
south of Bontslaputze and then bends
northward of Slalluhcdsy, on tho upper
Schlll, a fow miles northwest of tho Ycntal
Heights Were Stormed.
Gen. Sakharoff, telegraphing yesterday
evening, confirms the roports of desperato
fighting north of YontaJ, whero tho heights
wero altornatcly held by tho Russians and
PATIENCE IS COUNSELED.
Russian General Staff Ask the People
ST. PETERSBURG. Oct 13, 3:20 o. m.
No official nows of tho result of today's
battlo south of Mukden Is nvailablo at
this hour. Gen. Kuropatkin doubtloss has
communicated hl3 regular report tq Em
peror Nicholas, but tho dispatch was not
sent back to tho general staff tonight. As
is natural, the absonco of official news' Is
pessimistically Interpreted in many quar
ters, but tho general staff, though rotl
ccnt, counsol patlonco, pointing out that
tho offcnslvo movemunt was planned on
a large scalo and has not yet reached a
NBtngo whero a doclslvo rcault could havo
Desperate Battlo Developed.
Tho frontal attack on tho Ycntal mines
dovolopcd a desperato battlo In which
probably 100,000 men aro engaged, but
though tho dispatches so far deal almost
exclusively with this featuro of the bat
tle, It Is pointed out that thcro Is a much
wider field Involved. A fight on tho Rus
sian left tlank has not yet developed, and
possibly hero Gen. Kuropatkin Intends to
deliver hlB main blow.
Wide Nature of Turning Move.
What force Is pushing forward In this
direction behind tho Mcrccn containing tho
column is unknown, but tho appearnnco
tonight of a Russian column at Tzyan
chan, thirty miles southoast. striking at
Field Marshal Oyama's communications
with tho Yalu, and tho knowledge that
another column is already across tho
T.iltzo river, gives ovldenco of tho wldo
naturo of tho turning movement.
Reason for Attack on Yentai Mines,
It la possible that tho attack on tho
Yontol miaou muy simply bo intended to
hold tho main Japanese forco stationary,
and that tho outcome of tho Yontal fight
may havo little bearing on tho result of
tho general engagement.
While It Is now asserted that Gon
Kuropatkin enjoys a considerable numeri
cal superior force, tho main fear ex
pressed that this superiority is Insuffi
cient to enable him to carry out the big
operations ho has undertaken.
Cause for Worry.
Apprehonslon Is caused by tho Toklo
dispatch Baying that Fiold Marshal
Oyama roports that ho Is gaining ground
and has cut off a Russian column below
tho Tnltze river. It Ib only natural, nftor
tho repeated reverses alroady suffered,
that Russians fully realize how much
Gen, Kuropatkin has 3toked on tho aa
tnimptlon of tho offensive.
' Outweighs Lino Yang Fight.
Tho battlo now in progress undoubtcd-
ly, will outwolgh in Importance tho hard
. Burned by Gasoline
Little Ones Were Injured by Explo
sion of Burner in San. Fran
cisco. SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. 12.-Nlno chil
dren were seriously burned today by tho
explosion of a gasollno burner which had
caught fire In a restaurant at 717 Mont
gomery' avonuo and been thrown out on
tho sidewalk. All tho children who hap
pened to bo In the vicinity hurried to
the scene to watch tho excitement. Thoro
was a clrclo of porhaps twenty gathered
around tho blazing burner when it ox
R1,0..?" with n roport like a cannon shot.
Children foil In all directions. lay squirm
ing and moaning on tho sidewalk, or
ran away wringing tholr hands and
shrieking for help,
Stockholder in Largest Implement
Houso in Country Is Defendant.
PEORIA, 111., Oct 12.-A sensation was
created in financial circles hero today
whon Charles A. Jomlcson. formerly a
mombor of nnd still a stockholder of tho
firm of Kingman & Co., ono of tho
largost implement houses In the United
States, filed a bill asklnc for relief and
an accounting. Tho capital stock of tho
concern Is given at $1.S50,000. The par
valuo of Mr. Jamleson's holdings In tho
various companies Is glvon as JSSS.000.
Mr. Jamleson was vice-president and
general manager of tho company for
many years Early in 1900. following a
disagreement with Martin Kingman,
presldont of tho company, ho waa sum
marily forced out of office and his desk
removed during his absence. Slnco that
tlmo ho charges that tho company,
previously paying largo dividends, havo
declared no dividends at all and that tho
profits of tho company havo been swal
lowed .jp In salaries and charged up to
TO SHUT OUT HIS WIFE.
Young Sutro, by Divorce Proceedings,
Hopes to Save S250,OOO.
PORTLAND, Or., Oct. 12. That ho may
bo soparated from his wife beforo tho
ostato of Adolph Sutro, ox-Mayor of San
Francisco, is divided, so that sho will
not share In tho $230,000 which will do
his probable portion, Edgar E. Sutro of
Portland has ilcd a suit for dlvorco in
tho Circuit court of Columbia county,
Oregon. His wife, Henrietta L. B. Sutro.
Ib expected to Immediately bring suit
against him In the California courts. Hor
homo Is In San Francisco.
If tho cslnto la apportioned beforo tho
dlvorco decreo Is granted, Mrs. Sutro will
havo a right to claim a portion of her
husband's legacy. If. on tho other hand,
Sutro Is soparated from hor, her claim
will bo Invalid.
It was whllo Edgar Sutro was on a
trip around tho world In 1S0 that ho mot
his wife in Capetown, South Africa.
Sutro has lived In Portland for tho past
TELEPHONE OPERATORS OUT.
Four Hundred Walk Out at Portland,
but Return in Two Hours.
PORTLAND. Or., Oct 32.-Nearly four
hundred tolcphono operators employed In
tho two main offices of tho Pacific States
Tolophono and Tolograph company In
this city walked out at noon today, hav
ing declared a strike against tho com
pany, alleging cruel and unjust treat
ment by a supervising forewoman who
alternates between this city nnd Spo
kano. Six "centrals" refused to Join In
the movement and ondcavorcd to satisfy
tho demands of tho thousands of sub
scribers In this city and vicinity.
Shortly boforo 2 o clock tho strikers ro
turned to work undor promises of tho
tolophono company's officials that tho
matter would bo fully investigated and
all wrongs, should they oxlst, adjusted
to tho satisfaction of tho operators.
AFTER DERELICT OFFICIALS.
Attorney-General of Kansas Directed
to Take Action.
TOPEKA. Kan., Oct. 12. Today Gov.
Balioy turned tho cvldonco collected by
Stato Accountant Rowott showing short
ages In the Stato troasury over to Attorney-General
Coleman and Instructed him
to take sucli legal aotlon a3 Is necessary
to recover tho shortage. On tho twelvo
counties thus far oxamlncd tho shortago
aggregates over $7500, of which $2500 has
rccontly been mystoriously turned Into
tho treasury. Most of tho balanco dates
back to Xho Grlmos administration, when
tho prcsont Treasurer was Assistant State
Frustrated by Bombardment.
SHANGHAI, Oct. 12. A refugoo from
Port Arthur, who has arrived horo. says
that a sortie of tho Russian fleot was
contcmjjlated, but that It was frustrated
bv a Japancso bombardmont from tho
batteries overlooking tho east basin.
fight at Llao Yang. For Kuropatkin vic
tory, partial or complete, is necossary,
Dofeat would certainly spell ruin for his
military roputntion and probably prove a
disaster of tho first mngnltudo to tho
What Russian Success Means.
If tho Japonoso ehould roll up Kuropat
kln'a advanco now, all hope of an aggres
sive Russian auccess In this campaign or
of relief of Port Arthur would be ended
probably for this year, but Russian huc- 1
cess now means a winter campaign and
immensely enhanced prestige, not only
for Kuropatkin personally, but for tho
Russian arms in Manohurin, in tho eyes
of tho Chinese, whloh Is an Important fac
tor In tho present situation. The effect
also of defoat upon tho gallant garrison
of Port Arthur after hopes of rcllof had
been held out would bo most disastrous.
Taken With Open Eyes.
For all those reasons Gon. Kuropatkln's
friends aro convinced that tho oftonslvo
was takon with opon eyes and with a full
appreciation of its difficulties and a Arm
belief that victory would bo achieved. On
tho other hand, somo of his enomlea aro
unkind enough to Intimate that Gon
Kuropatkin has rashly risked his army,
knowing that victory now will Insure his
selection as commandor-ln-chlef of both
Manchurlan armies, ,
BATTLE POUGHT 1
Attack Made on Town I
ly Enssians. I
Object Is to Cut Off Japanese H
Communication With H
Yalu River. H
General Japanese Advance Along lH
Broad Front Toward Mukden. ,
Is in Progress.
TOKIO, Oct. 13.-9:30 a. m. Fiold Mar- 5 jH
shal Oyama, telegraphing from tho field !
yesterday, says that operations aro pro- '
TOKIO, Oct. 12. A battle south of Muk- ,"1
den raged uninterruptedly all of Tuesday J j
and Into tho night. It was continued to- j '
day. Tho results havo not been decisive. ,
Tho Russians havo a heavy forca on tho j
Japanese right, toward tho Taitso river, j .
but it Is believed that tho Japanese havo
checked the Russian turning movement. i ;
General Advance of Japs. ! '
A general Japanese advanco alorg a I )
broad front toward Mukdon is progress- ! J
lng. A brigade of Russian infantry, with 1 1
2000 cavalry and two gun3. having tho ob- J j
Ject of striking Gen. Kuroki's flank. ' JM
crossed the Taitse river Ociobr 8. Tho i
Japancso cut off the retreat of this forco 1 JM
and possibly will capture it. '
Attacking Sien Chuang.
Tho Russians are attacking Slcn
Chuang, thirty miles northeast of Salma
ltszo, southeast of Llao Yang, and almost
duo north of Fong Wang ChcnT, evident- )
ly with tho object of cutting off Japancso 1
communications with tho Yalu river. ,
DIFFICULT TO "UNDERSTAND. ,
British War Experts Cannot Account ' !
for Kuropatkln's Movement. (
LONDON, Oct. 12. Tho battlo ragins i HAVJ
south of Mukdon' has revived to tho full fl
public interest in tho war. Piecemeal re- '
porta from both sides aro discussed and HBB
analyzed in tho fullest details, In the be-
Hof that this will prove to be the greatest 1 BjjVjj
engngemont of the present campaign and HH
the news bo far received Inclines tho mil-
ltory experts to tho opinion that Gen. JH
Kuropatkin Is running a tremendous risk 1 HjVjB
by his bold initiative 'flBjfl
Thore Is no confirmation of tho roport
that Gen. Mlstchcnko's forco la cut off, HBh
and tho fact thnt Field Marshal Oyama's BHW
roport does not mention him Is regarded
as pointing to his escape.
At tho same tlmo tho dispatches do not
yot point to a success on tho Russian slclo, , BVH
and tho motlvo underlying Gen. Kuropat- 1 .1 BHJjV
kin's decision to assumo tho offensive b
Bccms as difficult to understand as before. 1 vjVjH
COST MANY DIVES. jH
Russians Lose 150 Men in Dislodg- JA
ing Japanese. ; BwA
KOUTAILSZE Csix and a half miles ,
north of Bcnslhu), Oct. 12. A Russian '
correspondent of tho Asspciatod Pross
telegraphs as follows- iHVJH
"I havo boon with Gen. Kashtallnsky's IBBJh
column slnco October R. Wc havo been IHHB.
pushing south from Fuaban and havo had ''U
a number of skirmishes and ono hot fight ,
at tho village of Khodyagoy on Octobor ,
0, In which no lost 150 killed or wounded.
Wo aro now approaching tho banks of j
tho Taitso river. Tho Japanese, who had
already been driven out of Bentsiaputzc nBHI
whon wc arrivod, aro now rotlring from rBHH
Lulshudla, only two miles ahead. Our iH
udvanco is falling back on Bcnslhu. !BBJh
"Gon. Ronnenkampff'B Cossaclcs first at- i
tacked Khodyagoy, driving tho Jananeso
from tho village with a loss of twolvo
killed or wounded. Tho Japaneso thon 'HHH
took a stand on a ridge to tho southward, HHH
whon it ueomed it would bo lmpoaslblo to
dislodgo them. Two of their guns replied
pcrslBtently to our, although late In tho
afternoon they ceased firing, apparently
to sava ammunition. Tho East Siberian 'l
mountain battery then como up nnd ,
seized a commanding height, from which !
it Joined tho Hold battery in sholllng the
Japaneso position and finally drovo them -
out, but tho lighting cost us 1 men." iVflVJ
SIGHT DESTROYED BY ACID. ! H
Woman- Maxs Beauty and Renders ,H
Blind a Rival. J
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.. Oct. 11L Mrs. Hoi- (
let Snow dashed a glassful of carbolic
acid into tho faco of Mrs, Mary Bunel. 1
Mrs. Bund's face, neck and chest were
burned black and she probably will loso J
her oyoslght Mrs. Snow was nrrcstai. H
Both of the women are young. Mrs Bu-
nel was ono of tho heirs of tho famous
Bunel estate, which was in litigation in J
tho courts of this country and Franco for 'J
twenty vears. Mrs. Snow rccontly filed
suit for "damages against Mrs. Bunel. al-
Jeglng that tho defendant had allonatod jBBf
Jior husband's affections.
DEWEY MAY COMMAND, '
Admiral Offers to Conduct Manouvera
in Caribbean Sea. fl
WASHINGTON. Oct. 12. Admiral
Dowcy has again offored to assumo com-
mnnd of tho combined fleot In tho Carlb- S
bean sea and direct tho winter ma- ' jJftSJ
nouvcrs If his oorvlccs can bo spared ,
from tho presidency of tho general board I
at that time. Secretary Morton certainly
will accept tho Admiral s offer. It Is j
probable tho Admiral will leavo In tho t 'jH
Mayflower early Jn tho. now year nnd
nseuino command of tho flcot at Quanta-
Liabilities Heavy, Assets Nil.
BOSTON. Oct. 12. Walter S. Keono
of Stoneham. leather merchant, has fllod
a petition In bankruptcy, LlabUltlW,
$2TJ,000; assotSi $12,000. iH