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MAYSVILLE, KYM TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1904.
THE BEREA COLLEGE CAGE.
Hon. John G. Carlisle Argued on a De
murrer In the Circuit Court.
An Accident Brought the Test Flight
to a Termination.
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A. Squadron of Russian Cavalry
Attacked Japanese in Neigh
borhood of Litiatun. .
THEY WERE SEVERELY REPULSED.
The Jnps Made a General Attack on
the East Fortified Ritlfro at
Galleries Running North of Keekwan
Forts Were Captured After Des
perate Fighting Japanese
' .Casualties 1,000.
Qcn. Kuroki's Headquarters, Nov.
16, ' via Fusan. A squadron of Rus
sian cavalry Saturday afternoon at
tacked the Japanese in the neighbor
hood of Litatun. The Russians were
bo severely repulsed that at dusk were
still gathering up their dead and
wounded. There has not been any
other change at the front.
Before Port Arthur, Nov. 4, via Fu
san, Nov. 15. By a general attack on
the east fortified ridge on October 30
the Japanese gained (the moats of the
principal forts assailed. These were
wider, deeper and stronger than had
been supposed and were defended by
caploneers or galleries running north
of the Keekwan forts. The galleries
were captured after desperate fighting
The Russians still hold parts of the
moats but the Japanese are engaged
in sapping to dislodge them, after'
which the capture of the forts should
The casualties on the Japanese side
In this engagement were 1,000.
Before Port Arthur, Undated, via
.Fusan, Nov. 15, The casualties in the
attack of the Japanese on the eastern
fortified ridge on October 30 were 1,
500. It was an unsuccessful assault.
The powerful East Keekwan tort was
gained but the Russians were rein
forced and drove the Japanese down
to the foot of the hill. The Japanese
are now sapping' toward the crest of
the hill. The capture of this fort
would give the Japanese the key to
the eastern fortified range, as "artil
lery mounted there would dominate
the forts in front of the ridge and en
able the Japanese to place -infantry in
a position to sweep the ridge.
Tokio, Nov. 15. The emperor pre
sided at an extended conference of the
military and navy staff in the palace
Monday. While the proceedings were
secret, it is understood that plans
were discussed for dealing with the
Russian second" Pacific squadron when
it arrives in the far east.
Frequent Fights' Between Patrols.
Gen. Kuropatkin's Headquarters, by
"Way of Mukden, Sunday, Nov. 13.
(Delayed in Transmission). Frequent
fights between the opposing patrols
occurred to-day. The Russians, with
heavy Howitzers and 6-inch gun bat
teries", shelled the Japanese trenches
and give the working parties little re
spite. Large numbers of Russian Qfil
cers are arriving at the front to re
place those who have fallen. The
Russian army te realizing more fully
day by day the enormous task involv
ed in driving back the Japanese.
Great hopes, however, are placed on
the Russian second Pacific squadron.
The troops aro now better fed than at
any previous period and the roads are
In good condition enabling rejnfOrce
ments to leave the trains at stations
higher up the lino and march to Muk
den, thus relieving the pressure on the
THE NEW PEACE CONFERENCE.
Austria-Hungary, Favorable to the
Move and Will Be Represented.
Vienna, Nov. 15. Bellamy Storer,
the American ambassador, visited tho
foreign office here and approached
Count Goluchowski on the subject of
an arbitration treaty between Austria
and tho United States. Count Golu
chowski replied that his government
would gladly discuss a proposition of
that nature and said that. Austria-Hungary
was now negotiating similar
treaties with other powers.
Mr. Storer also presented Secretary
Hay's not regarding tho proposed
new peace conference. Count Golu'
chowski said ho was already acquaint
ed with America's proposition and
that tho ambassador might inform his
government that ' Austria-Hungary
agreed entirely In 'principle with Am
erica upon the subject and would cer
tainly be represented at the confer
ence. Publicly Caned a Dentist.
Poughkeepsle, N. Y., Nov. 15. W. G.
Connelly, an electrical contractor, who
came to this city from Lexington, Ky.,
two years ago, publicly caned Dr. H.
L. B. Ryder, a well-known dentist, on
Market street, Monday evening. Con
nelly accuses tho doctor of having do
atroyed his happiness,
NIcholasvllle, Ky., Nov.. 15. In the
circuit court Monday Hon. John G.
Carlisle was present and argued on a
demurrer of the Madison county' cir
cuit court in the indictment against
the Berea college in Madison county
to prohibit the teaching of white and
colored' pupils. Mr. Carlisle held that
the Indictment, brought on the
strength of the Day bill, was In con
flict with the 14th nmendment of the
constitution of the United States.
The Day bill was passed by the legis
lature last winter. Tile author of the
bill was Carl B. Day, of Breathitt
county.. The commonwealth and state
authorities contend that the Day bill
was properly enacted by the legisla
ture and was a law and constitutional.
Mr. Carlisle was accompanied by Hon.
Guy W. Mallery, of Cincinnati, and
Maj. G. T. Burnam, trusteo, of Rich
mond, Ky. At the conclusion of ar
guments by Carlisle both sides agreed
to have demurrer filed and leave was
asked and granted to be given to De
cember 20 to file briefs, the case to
come up for trial at the February
term of the Madison circuit court. At
present Berea is teaching only white
pupils, but at the beginning of the
school enough colored pupils were en
rolled to violate the Day law and to
Issue the writ. After court Mr. Car
lisle was warmly met by old friends
whom he had not seen for 30 years,
when he was making the race for lieu
tenant governor of this, his native
A Proclamation .Issued By the Gov
ernor of Kentucky.
Frankfort, Ky., Nov. 15. Gov. Beck
ham Monday issued the following
"Commonwealth of Kentucky, Exec
utive Department: Following the ac
tion of the president of the United
States, I fix Thursday, November 24,
as the day of thanksgiving and prayer
throughout the commonwealth of Ken
tucky. I request that upon that day
all of our people shall refrain from
their business and worldly cares, and
by charitable and religious deeds show
their gratitude to Almighty God for
His many blessings and bounties to
"In testimony whereof I have here
unto set my hand and caused the
great seal of the commonwealth to be
affixed. Done at Frankfort this 14th
day of November, 1904, and In the
119th year of the commonwealth.
"JOHN 'C. W. BECKHAM.
"By the governor.
"H. V. McChesney, Secretary of
ELECTION OFFICERS RESTRAINED
Believed 54 Votes Had Been Left Off
Certificate Illegally. ,
Cynthlana, Ky., Nov. 15. In the cir
cuit court Monday morning Judge Pry
or issued an order restraining the
county election commissioners from
certifying the vote of the county until
the court hears a petition of Judge
Bennett, asking that tho commission
ers be compelled to count tho 54 Ben
nett votes in the Lair precinct. The
officers left this vote off tho certifi
cate, but Issued duplicates which the
democratic election commissioners re
fused to consider. The mandamus will
bo decided November 21.
FARMER WAS KILLED.
A Stick of Dynamite In His Pocket
Middleburg, Ky, Nov. 15. In Cum
berland county, Judson Smith, a farm
er, lost his life by an explosion of dyn
amite. He had a stick of dynamite in
his pocket when he went out to tho
barn to feed the stock. Shortly after
ward an explosion was heard and
when the family reached tho barn
they found Smith dead and his clothes
on fire. The stock in tho barn was
killed, and the barn was burned. A
widow and four small children sur
vive. i i -
Suit For Back Taxes.
Lexington, Ky., Nov. 15. In tho
Fayette county court Judge Bullock
decided that to try a suit for five
years' back taxes on six and a half
million dollars' worth of gorsonal
property owned by J. B. Haggln, in
this county, It was necessary to serve
tho summons personally on him. Hag
gin la supposed to bo In Now York.
Until he returns it can not bo served.
The suit is brought for tho stnto by
a state revenue agent.
Mrs. Harkness III.
' Lexington, Ky., Nov. 15. Mr, and
Mrs. L. V. Harkness, of Walnut Hall
stock farm fame, have gone to their
home in Pasadena, Cal., omnccount of
tho ill health of Mrs. Harkness. Tho
couple, with a retinue of servants and
a physician, left in tho Harkness prl
v.atp ca,r. .
The Adopted Brother of the
Emperor Arrives at the
MET AT DEPOT BY A DELEGATION,
Assistant Secretary of State Pelrce
and Col. Symonds Will Act as
the Prince's Aide.
At 10 O'clock4 Tuesday Morning His
Highness, in Full Uniform, Was
Presented to the President of
the United States,
Washington, Nov. 15. Prince Fushl
ml, tho adopted brother of the empe
ror of Japan, arrived In Washington
Monday afternoon and assumed for
the first time since his arrival in this
country his official personality as
prince of the royal house of Japan.
Ho was met at the station by the third
assistant secretary of state, Mr. Pelrce,
who as the personal representative of
the president, bade him welcome to
this country. Mr. Hlokl, the first sec
retary Of tho Japanese legation and
In tho absence of the minister, the
charge d'affaires presented to tho
prince at the station Baron Kaneko,
who Is .visiting in this country and
Mr. Pelrce and Col. Symonds, U. S. A.,
who will act as the prince's honorary
military aide. Tho prince thanked
them for their cordial welcome and
expressed tho satisfaction he felt a
being In the United States. A proces
sion was then formed outside the car,
and Secretary Pelrce led the wa-y with
the prince on his arm.
There was a small crowd in the sta
tion but no particular demonstration
was niade. The prince and party were
driven to the Arlington hotel, whore
they will stay while In Washington.
Preceding the procession of carriages
were four mounted policemen and sur
rounding the prince and the members
of his party were bicycle policemen.
In another carriage rode Chief Wllkle,
of the secret service, and several mem
bers of his staff.
The program for the entertainment
of the prince began Tuesday at 10
o'clock when he was presented to the
president. The prince will wear his
full uniform when calling at the white
house and the state department, but
will wear civilian dress when calling
on the foreign ambassadors. The
president will return the call of Prince
Fushlmi Tuesday afternoon nt 3
o'clock. On Wednesday Assistant Sec
retary Loomis will give a luncheon In
honor of the prince at the New WI1
The invitation of Count Casslnl, the
Russian ambassador who is dean of
the diplomatic corps, Mr. Asplroz, the
Mexican ambassador, will act as dean
during the visit of the prince.
NAVAL TRAINING STATION.
Capt. Charles M. Thomas Has Intro
duced a New System.
Newport, R. I., Nov. 15. Capt. Chas.
M. Thomas, in charge of the govern
ment training station here, has intro
duced a new system for training boys
for the navy in eight months. The
plan is expected to overcome much of
tho difficulty experienced by the navy
In getting full crews for vessels. Capt.
Thomas proposes to give the boys
eight months of thorough instructions
in seamanship and gunnery at the sta
tion and also to send them on short
cruises. At the end of eight months
they aro to be rated as ordinary sea
men. CARDINAL MECENNI DEAD.
He Succumbed to Heart Disease in
the Vatican Monday.
Rome, Nov. 15. Cardinal Mecenni,
who was administrator of the apos
tolic palace under Pope Leo XIII., died
at the Vatican of heart disease while
consistory was in progress Monday.
Dr. Papponi, who attended the cardi
nal until the last moment, went to tho
apartment of the pope to prepare hlra
for the sad news, fearing that it might
have a bad effect on him. The pon-,
tiff has not yet quite recovered from
his recent illness.
Reperesentatlve of Emperor William.
New York, Nov. 15. Gen. Alfred von
Lowenfeld, general adjutant of Empe
ror William's military staff, anil Maj.
Count von Schmettow, Imperial adju
tant general, who are to represent tho
emperor at the unveiling of the statue
of Frederick the Great In Washington
November 19, arrived here on the
Owensboro, Ky Nov. 15. Ts body
of Noblo Poole, the noted Negro miser
of Ohio county, was found In his homo
at Fordsvllle. Me had died in his
chair, His skull had been crushed by
a blow from a hammer.
St. Louis, Nov. 15. An accident
brought the test flight of the Francois
airship to an abrupt termination Mon
day, after the flying machine had been
in the air 15 minutes, during which its
dlrlglbillty was not satisfactorily dem
onstrated, owing, the Inventor said, to
the absence of the rudder.
The ascension was made at the end
of a rope and It was announced thnt
the principle object of the flight was
to test tho balance of the carriage and
to nscertaln whether the airship could
be guided by means of the fans, or
propellers, without the use of the rud
der. The car, which weighs 3,100 pounds,
and has accommodations for four per
sons, is driven by fans revolved by a
28 horsepower motor. An immense
gas bag, 150 feet long, 35 feet wide
at tho center and tapering to blunt
ends, with a capacity of 05,000 cubic
feet of hydrogen gas In the lifting
power. It Is said to be capable of car
rying 4,000 pounds.
IT WAS ACCEPTED.
Commissioner of Pensions Ware Tend
ers His Resignation.
Washington, Nov. 15. Commission
er of Pensions Ware Monday tendered
his resignation to the president and It
was accepted to take effect January 1.
For at least one year It has been defi
nitely known that Mr. Ware would
retire from his office soon after the
fall elections and return to his home
In Kansas to resume his law practice.
It Is believed here that Commissioner
Ware's aotion was not due to any sug
gestion that the severance of his rela
tions with the pension office would be
ngreeable to the president On the
contrary, it has been no secret that
Commissioner Ware soon after assum
ing, his duties found the duties of his
office distasteful to him and that this
distaste steadily increased. There is
no intimation as to who his successor
FIRE IN KNOXVILLE.
The Lawson-McGhee Building Gutted
at a Loss of $54,000.
Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 15. The Lawson-McGhee
library, a three-story
brick structure at the corner of Gay
street and Vine avenue, was gutted by
fire Monday afternoon. On the ground
floor of the building was a double
store occupied by the Vance Furniture
Co. The second floor was devoted to
the public library, containing about
15,000 volumes and the offices of tho
Commercial club. On the third floor
was the Knoxville business college.
The fire originated in the basement
rom the furnace. Capt. Joseph Fra
zier, of Engine Company No. 1, and
Capt. James Jones, of Engine Com
pany No. 2, were overcome by smoke.
Verncr Miller, a volunteer, was crip
pled for life by falling glass, his right
hand being nearly severed from his
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY.
The United States Supreme Court Ren
ders An Important Decision.
Washington, Nov. 15. Replying to
questions in the case of Maria F.
Thomas and George Folsom against
the board of trustees of the Ohio
state university, the supreme court of
the United States in an opinion deliv
ered Monday by Justice Harlan, held
that under the decisions of the Ohio
state supreme court the board Is not
a corporation in the sense that it may
auo and be sued as a citizen of Ohio
in tho circuit court of tho Unltod
StateB. Tho case grows out of a suit
by Mrs. Thomas to compel a partition
of lands claimed by her and Folsom
and held by the trustees.
Man and Wife Killed While on the
Way to Purchase a Coffin.
Appleton, Wis., Nov. 15. Mr. and
Mrs. John Hurst, of Hayton, Wis.,
were accidentally killed in a runaway
accident while driving to Chilton to
purchase a coffin for James Raleigh,
who was burned to death in a firo on
Saturday. Mrs. Hurst was impaled
on a picket fence and her husband was
thrown to tha ground with such vio
lence that death followed in a few
American Federation of Labor Meets.
San Francisco, Nov. 15. Tho Am
erican Federation of Labor met Mon
day in Lyric hall in its 24th annual
convention. Delegates from every
part of tho United States and repre
sentatives from Porto Rico, England
and Canada wero present.
Will Have a Banquet.
Catlettsburg, Ky., Nov. 15. A ban
quet will bo given at the courthouso
here Thursday, Novomber 17, in honor
of tho opening of -slack water naviga
tion on tho Big Sandy river. A largo
attendance is expected.
GALE ONTHE COAST
Most Complete Tie-Up of Wire
Communication in the East
ern States Since 1888.
TROLLEY LIKES WERE PARALYZED
The Timely Warning of the Approach
ing Hurricane Probably Prevented
ilany Disasters at Sea.
Wet Snow Broke Down Every Tele
phone and Telegraph Wire In Al
bany, N. Y., and Half the City
Was In Darkness.
New York, Nov. 15. The storm
which swept up through tho Atlantic
coast states from the gulf Sunday and
Sunday night developing into a gale
of hurricane force as It moved north
ward, resulted in the most complete
tie up of wire communication that the
eastern states have experienced since
the memorable snow storm of 1888,
disarranged train schedules, paralyzed
trolley lines and piled several wrecks
along the coast. A down pour of rain
and heavy snow, which accompanied
tho storm added to tho destructive
force of the gale. Telephone and tele
graph poles, borne down oy the weight
of snow and Ice encrusted wires, gave
way before the sweep of the wind and
whole sections were cut off. Both the
telegraph companies and the telephone
companies with long distance wires
Monday reported their fields of opera
tions restricted to tho territory bound
ed on the west by Philadelphia, on
the erfst by Boston and on the north
by Newburgh, N. Y. The big broker-'
age concerns in Wall street, many of
whom under normal conditions oper
ate thousands of miles of wire, Mon
day found themselves practically help-,
The general breaking down of wires
was almost entirely responsible for
trouble on the railroads. The move
ment of trains could not be reported
and delays extending Into hours in
many cases were reported.
That no more disasters nt sea re
sulted from the gale probably was due
to the early warning of the approach
ing hurricane sent out by the weather
bureau. Bulletins sent out Saturday
afternoon told of the gale that would
sweep the coast and cautioned all mar
iners against leaving port.
Albany, N. Y., Isolated.
Albany, N. Y., Nov. 15. Wet snow
that fell Monday broke down every
telephone and telegraph wire in this
city and vicinity. At 10 o'clock Sun
day night more thnn half the city was
In darkness from Interrupted light cir
cults. The fire alarm service was so
crippled that special precautions were
taken by the police to give wnrning
In case of fire. The snow was not
over four Inches deep, but so heavy
thnt trolley traffic was greatly ham
pered and trains entering tho city av
eraged an hour late.
For nearly 24 hours neither by tele
graph or telephone was communica
tion possible with any point further
than Cohoes, eight miles outside the
city. Wires aro down all over tho
Portland, Me., Nov. 15. Communi
cation In Maine, east of Portland, was
completely paralyzed by tho storm
shortly after midnight and had not
been re-established at 9:30 a. m.
There was neither a telephone nor
telegraph 'wire to any point east. In.
this city all street electric lights were
In darkness after 11 p. m.
Boston, Nov. 15. Shortly before 10
o'clock Monday a badly working ca
ble brought Information to Woods
Hole from Tarpaulin Cove that Capt.
Nelson and three men. comprising the
crew of the Arcularius. which struck
on a rock Sunday night, were safe at
tho government lighthouse. Tho
schooner was full of water and break
Flour and Grain.
Cincinnati, Nov. 14. Flour Winter
patent, $5.G055.85; fancy, $5.2505.45;
family, $4.454.70; extra. $3.9534.20;
low grade, $3.35(33.G0; spring patont,
$6.356.60; fancy, $5.355.G0; family,
$4.955.10; Northwestern rye, $4.35
4.50. Wheat No. 2 red quotable at
$1.18(Q)1.19 on track. Corn New ear
quotablo at 4G48c on track, accord
ing to grade. Oats No. 2 mixed quo
tablo at 31Vi31l4c on track.
Chicago, Nov. 14. Whoat No. 2 red,
$1.1701.18; No. 3 do, $1.1201.14; No.
2 hard, ?1.12Q 1.15; No. 3 do, $1.05
1.12; No. 1 Northern, $1.171;20; No.
2 do, $1.1001.15; No. 3 spring, $1.02
Cincinnati, Nov. 14. Cattlo Heavy
stoors, choice, $5.1005.25; fajr to
good, $4.2504.90; butcher Bteo'ra, ex
tra, $4.754.85; good to choice, $3.85
04.G5: heifers, extra, $404.10;