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VOL". LIV. XO. 193.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 190.5.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
OJESTVEMSKY IN JAPANESE HOSPITAL;
BEING TREATED FOR A BROKEN SKULL
TWENTY-FIVE MEN IMPRISONED BY
THE CAVING OF COLORADO TUNNEL
Force Engaged in Timbering Passage Underground
Imprisoned at Montrose Rescuers
Save a Score.
RUSSIAN PEOPLE REM
DEMANDS FOR ASSEMBLY
Russian Reports of His
Escape Shown to Have
Been at Fault.
GRISCOM HEARD FROM
Only Three Vessels of Fleet at
Vladivostok Togo Lost
Three Torpedo Boats.
Washington, May 31- The state de
partment received the following from
"Rojestvensky' skull was fractured,
requiring an operation. Hit condition
is serious, but not dangerous. The to
tal Japanese losses to date are three
torpedo boats sunk, three officers kill
ed and about 200 men killed or dis
abled." ; It I MOM tO Kilt MS.
Washington, May 31. The follow
ing cablegram was received by the
state department from Minister Grit
corn, at Tokio:
"Rojestvensky, seriously wounded, is
in the hospital at Sasebo. Two Rus
sian hospital ships, captured and sus
pected of taking part strategically,
were brought to Sasebo. The Russian
officers will be released on parole."
atiii:k vi i.4ii ovroK.
Vladivostok, May, 31. The torpedo
boat destroyer Bravi arrived here to
day and brought four officers and 197
men of the crew of the battleship Os
lyabya. I uniralulilra Tko.
Tokio. May 21. Minister of the
Navy Yamumolo today felt-graphed To
fco congratulating '''" a"11 his then up
on destroying or capturing nearly all
the Russian second and third squad
rons. The minister added "the cap
ture of Rojest veil sky fs especially gra
tifying." t.romohol t tink.
St. Petersburg. May 31. The admi
ralty denies the report that the cruiser.
Cromoliol has been sunk with nearly
fcuo men on board. A message was re
ceived from Capt. Ilroussikoff, her com
mander, last night which it was believ
ed was sent by wireless telegraphy to
Skrttlr Mill t'rref
Vice Admiral Skrydloff is rcorted to
If on txiard the (Jromoboi. The Gro
iiM.l.oi sailed tint of Vladivostok Satur
day at soon as Rojestvensky was re
ported to have arrived in the Straits
of Korea, but the admiralty declines
to say whether the Crotuohoi was dam
aged. II aa Hrpnrt of Hat tie.
The admiralty had no further news
to communicate this morning. A re
port of the battle, however, has been
received from the captured Russian
transport. Korea, now at Woo sung and
it Is understood the emperor lias re
ceived a communication from Japan,
possibly froin Nebogatoff or Rojest
vensky. JAPANESE LOST ONLY
THREE TORPEDO BOATS:
PRISONERS ARE PAROLED
Washington. May 31. The Japanese
legation today received the following
It is officially announced In the naval
battle that the damages sustained by
our fleet were very slight. None of
our battleships, cruisers, destroyers or
other ships were lost except three tor
pedo 1m ;t ts.
I Homed Itrpvrli fa He Seal.
'I'ndt r imperial command. Togo was
authorized to permit NebogatofT to
submit to the czar reports on the last
battle and the list of Russian killed.
Mounded and prisoners. The admiral
also authorized the release on parole
of the surrendered officer of the Nict
l.ti 1.. Orel. Apraxine and Seniaviu.
Hojeatteaak; la Hospital.
'Ho jest veusky was taken to the Sas--lo
naval hospital. No other admiral
was captured from the Uiedovy. the
last report in this respect being due to
a clerical error."
TOGO REPORTS THE
JAPANESE LOSS WAS
Tokio. May 31. Later reports of the
progress of the naval engagement are
feuppiled by Admiral Togo. His re
lort. which were sent by wireless tel-
DUCHESS ROBBED OF
Ixudon. May 31. According to a
new agency report the Duchess of
Westminster was robbed a few days
ago of jewels, estimated, worth $S0.
ooo. No clue to the thief has been obtained.
JAPANESE REPORT GIVES DETAILS OF
CAPTURE OF THE RUSSIAN COMMANDER
Washington. May 31. The Japanese
legation last night gave out the follow
ing cablegram from Tokio:
"The fifth report from Togo receiv
ed the afternoon of May 3. says:
'The main force of our combined fleet,
upon accepting the surrender of the
remaining Russian main force near
Liancourt Rocks in the afternoon of
May 2s. as already reported, stopped
the pursuit and while engaged in the
disposition of the surrendered ships
found in a southwestern direction the
Admiral I'shakoff. a coast defense
ship. Thereupon the Iwate and Yaku
rno were immediately dispatched and
invited her to surrender but she refus
ed and was sunk at C p. m. Her crew
and over 2u0 men were rescued.
"'The cruiser Demit ri Donskoi was
also found in a northwestern direction
at 5 p. m. and was immediately over
taken and fired upon vigorously by the
Killing at Marshall, Mo., Result
of Quarrel With an
OLD SOLDIERS IN AFFRAY
Stealing of Whisky Leads to Double
Tragedy at Home at Dodge City,
Marshall. Mo., May 31. On the pub
lic stpiare here Charles (!. Patterson,
former editor of the lemocrat News,
shot and probably fataliy wounded E.
D. Martin, ex-state senator. Patterson
fired two shots. Bad blood had exist
ed between the men for some time.
Took Ilia UhUliy.
Dodge City. Kans.. May 31. At the
soldiers' home. Daniel Truax shot and
killed Herman Lutz and John Lee. be
cause the latter had taken a supply of
whisky belonging to Truax. All three
are old soldiers.
LAST OF MAY CORN BOOM
Advances 9 Cents While Shorts Are
Trying to Buy.
Chicago. May 31. An advance of U
cents a bushel today marked the close
of the bull campaigning in May corn.
Shorts were anxious bidders for May.
but offerings were hard to find. The
close was at the highest point of the
LAKE MOHONK CONFERENCE
Opens with Addresses by Judge .Gray
and Dr. Trueblood.
Iake Mohonk. N. Y.. May 31 The
annual I.ake Mohonk conference on ar
bitration was begun here today. The
opening address wan made by the pres
ident. Judge C.eorge tiray. who was fol
lowed by Dr. Benjamin F. Trueblood
in an address. About 75 delegates
egraph. necessarily are fragmentary.
Kejiorting on the afternoou of May 3U,
Klral Kallmalea of Hal tie.
"According to various rejiorts hith
erto received and statements of pris
oners, the result of the battle from May
27 to May 2i is as follows:
"Sunk Knlaz Souvaroff. Alexander
III., Borodino. Dmitri Donskoi. Admiral
Nakhimoff, Monomakh. Jemtt hug. Ad
miral Oushakoff. one converted cruiser,
and two destroyers.
Captured Nieolai I., Orel. (Jen. Ad
miral Apraxine, Admiral Seniavin and
"According to the prisoners, the Os
lyabya sunk about 3 p. in., and the Na
varin also was sunk.
"The cruiser Almaz on May 27 was
observed in a disabled and sinking con
dition, but its final fate Is yet unknown.
Japairnf l.ourn Slight.
"The full particulars regarding the
Injury to our ships are not yet in hand,
but so far as i could ascertain none
was seriously injured, all !eiug still
engaged in operations.
"The whole casualties are not yet
ascertained. The casualties of the
first division are a little over 4oo.
Prince "Yorhito is lu excellent health.
Admiral Misu wasslightlv wounded on
I.afer Heawrt Mare t'oaawlete.
In his sixth report, received the af
ternoon of May 30, Admiral Togo gives
further details of the Russian losses.
"loss of battleships Oslyabya and Na
varln confirmed. The Sissoi Veliky Is
definitely reported to have sunk on the
morning of May 2S.
"The official statement of Russian
losses so far a& ascertained Is:
The following six battleships were
(Coutinued on Eltfutn Page.)
fourth division and second destroyer
"'She was attacked that night by
the second destroyer flotilla and next
morning was found aground on the
southeastern shore of L'rleung island
off the Korean cost. Our destroyer.
Sazanami. captured toward the even
ing of May 2". south of L'rleung island
the Russian destroyer Biedovy, where
in were found Rojestvensky and anoth
er admiral, both severely wounded to
gether with Mi Russians, including
staff officers from the flagship Prince
Souvaroff. which was sunk at 5:2'.) p.
m.. May 27. They were all taken pris
oners. Our cruiser Chltose. while cruis
ing to the northward on the morning
of May 28, found and sunk another
Russian destroyer. Our cruiser, Nii
taka, and destroyer, Murakumo. attack
ed also at noon May 2S. a Russian de
stroyer wuich finally went aground." "
RUSSIAN LOSSES REVISED
FROM JAPANESE REPORTS
Vim killed -l.-.tt.'.
Hut lleahlpa auuk U
t'rulaera Hunk 41
Monitor mink I
Oeatroera auuk 3
Krpalr ablp auuk 1
Nra raptured 1I.
Hattleahiua raptured 2
Monitor raptured 2
Iteatrojer enptured 1
t nnrrouatrd for Three rrula
era. nine deal roj era.
Part -of Crew of British Ship Taken by
the Russians Recaptured
by the Japanese.
Nagaska, May 31. The captain,
chief engineer, and two seamen of the
British steamer Oldhamia have arrived
at Sasebo. The Oldhamia was cap
tured by the Russians May 19 and at
first it was reported the vessel was an
American. The men who arrived in
Sasebo were retaken by the Japanese
from the Russian steamer Saturday.
BABE'S BODY IN THE RIVER
Floats in Valise Supposed to Have
Been Thrown from Steamer.
Burlington. Iowa. May 31. The body
of a week-old infant, healthy and well
formed, was found in a valise floating
in the river just below the city yester
day by some people in a skiff. It was
wrapped in a man's striped shirt. It
is believed the valise was dropped from
a passing steamer. '
NO DEMAND FOR DAMAGES
France Denies That Japan Has Asked
Paris, May 31. The foreign office
denies the rumor cabled from Paris
and circulated In the I'nited States
that Dr. Monoto, the Japanese minis
ter, on behalf of his government has
demanded from France $HM.oud,fiiiii as
damages for French breaches of neu
trality in connection with the voyage
of Admiral Rojestvensky's fleet.
BOYCOTTING OUR PRODUCTS
Chinese Chamber of Commerce Retali
ates for American Exclusion.
Manila, May 31. The Chinese cham
ber of commerce, by unanimous vote
has decided to stand in line with the
treaty ports of China in boycotting
American merchandise In retaliation
for the new American exclusion treaty.
FIGURES SHOWING THE COST OF THE WAR TO DATE
Statistics of the war loans issued by Japan and Russia are appended, with comparisons of the daily war ex
penses and of the public debts of both nations. Exclusive of losses in material and ships, it would appear that
nearly $737,000,000 already had been expended by both countries in carrying on hostilities, and that the war ex
penses of Japan are about $203,000,000 less than those of the czar's government. The loans obtained by Japan also
are $270,000,000 less than those procured by Russia.
Ilate of Uaa.
iKnirr) .'. per rrat
1IM4 I treasury S per eeat
IM04 K.rrauail 4Vi r-er eel
lJMtS (Kraarei S per rrat
tiatermali S per rent
ltM. il.rriutil S per real
Interest retjalreaiesla, aaaaallr.
C aat ml Ikf war dally, aawaf
Haaala'a total latere! aaylaT debt
Japaa'a aatlaaal !! ay
Montrose. Col.. May 31. Word was
received by telephone this morning
that rescuers are at work trying to
reach the score or more of workmen
imprisoned by yesterday's cave-in at
the Gunnison reclamation tunnel. It
is feared many are dead. Two are
known to be alive.
25 Reported Dead.
Montrose. Col.. May $1. By the cav
ing In of a large section of the Gunni
son tunnel near the Cedar creek end
yesterday 25 men were killed and 35
A large force of rescuers was sent
to the scene. The men are now digging
away the debris, but there Is a large
pile of earth to be removed before the
BAPTIST DECLARES ROCKEFELLER HAS
SEEN GROSSLY MALIGNED BY CRITICS
REV. MAC ARTHUR, IN PUBLISHED LETTER. SAYS HE HAS INVESTI
GATED AND FOUND METHODS OF STANDARD OIL
KING ABOVE REPROACH.
New York. May 31. Recent criti
cisins of John D. Rockefeller growing
out of his gift of $100.1(00 to the Ameri
can board of commissioners for the
foreign missionaries are declared in an
article by Rev. Dr. Robert Stuart Mac
Arthur, pastor of Calvary Baptist
church of this city, to be published to
morrow In the Examiner, a Baptist pub
lication, "to be coarse, cruel and per
haps criminal, and to have maligned
the entire Baptist denomination."
"Cowardly imd lnjuat."
He "protests against the condemna
tion of our churches by these cowardly
and unjust attacks." and declares no
ATTEMPT MADE ON
LIFE OF ALPHONSO
Anarchist With Dagger Gets Near to
Carriage Containing President Lou
bet and Spain's King.
Paris, May 31. While King Alfonso
of Spain and President Iubet were
driving along the Avenue Bois tie Bou
logne en route from the railway sta
tion to the palace a spectator burst
through the line of police, dodged the
horses of the escort, and brandished a
dagger, shouting "Down with the in
quisitors! Iong live the workers!"
The police succeeded in seizing him.
and at the police station he said his
name is Augusie Garnery. He is 3S
years old, a jeweler's workman, and
secretary of the jewel workers' federa
tion. Garnery previously had had trou
ble with the police on account of his
b:gelow wants insurance
Defaulting Bank President Maintains
Right to Policy Value.
Milwaukee, Wis., May 31. Frank G.
Bigelow, bankrupt and defaulting bank
president, has put in a claim with the
trustee of his estate to all the insur
ance policies, aggregating 7o,m'iu, on
which he paid the premiums. Only
$5.0i0 is made payable to Mrs. Bige
low. the balance being payable to the
estate. The claim was contained in a
report filed by the trustee with the
referee in bankruptcy.
WARROAD, MINN., HAS
BIG LOSS BY FIRE
Warroad. Minn . Hay 31 The busi
ness portion of Warroad was practi
cally destroyed by fire today. The loss
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fwMie etl 'at the aeKlaaiaat -t ItMX.
Wmr eapeaaea tlaiJ , aaaal
Imprisoned men can be reached. It is
believed the imprisoned workmen will
be suffocated before relief can reach
The accident took place while the
men were timbering the tunnel. A strip
of ground, considered absolutely safe,
hut which had not been timbered, gave
way without warning and fell upon
those beneath, crushing them to death.
Those who were behind the timbers
are imprisoned, and. because of the
lack of air. their condition is perilous
if not hopeless.
Hrarur 21 Men.
Twenty-one workers, uninjured, and
three injured have been recovered.
There are two dead under the earth.
one knows better than Rockefeller that
he cannot buy the approval of the Bap
tists by -his millions; that Baptists
would advocate his expulsion from the
church if it were proved he acquired
his money dishonestly or by means
morally or socially destructive.
He adds he has investigated certain
business transactions which have been
fiercely denounced by Rockefeller's
critics, and has found them in accord
ance with the highest standards of
commercial morality. Rockefeller, he
asserts, is worthy of confidence, admir
ation and affection and appeals for fair
ness of judgment for him.
NEW MEN TO STICK
Injunction Withdrawn by Officers De
posed in the Philadelphia
Philadelphia. Pa.. May 31 Counsel
for David Smyth, former director of
public safety and Peter K. Costello.
former director of public works, tie
posed by Mayor Weaver, today with
drew all papers in the injunction pite
feedings brought against their succes
sors. This means that the "organiza
tion" forces have decided to discon
tinue for the present, at least, their
fight on Mayor Weaver.
KING ALPHONSO IN PARIS
Visits Historical Places in Company
Paris, May 31. King Alfonso, ac
companied by President loubet, and
with a brilliant military escort, visited
the Invalids. Pantheon. Notre Dame,
and other historic monuments. Along
the route the king met with an enthusi
astic reception from vast crows of
Receive Frick Report.
New York. May 31. The directors of
the Equitable Assurance society met
today to receive the report of the
Frick investigation committee.
At 1:45 p. m.. the reading of the
report of the Frick committee was con
cluded and the directors' meeting ad
journed until 3. It is nml'-rstood the
report is not to lie made public until
it closes the day's meeting.
Loyal Legion Meets.
Milwaukee. May 31. The loth an
nual quadrennial congress of the mili
tary Order of !yal Lt-gioii of the I'nit
ed States' met here toituy for a two
Date af l.aaa. .tataaat.
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IIMet Imperial ajateraateal aterliaa; Uan 8
per eeat 1 1 o.mm.IMM
1 imr, ilaleraall S per eeal .4(.tMM(.lMI
IIMtS (Imperial (utrrawral loaa 4V per eeat. 1 .".4J.iMMI.MMt
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NEW YK SUBWAY
SECRETARY MORTON ANNOUNCES
HE WILL LEAVE THE CAB
INET JULY 1.
Washington. May Afrer a con
ference with the president today. Se
cretary Morton announced he expevtr-d
to retire from the cabinet .Inly 1. lie
has determined his future plans, but
at the moment did not care to say
what they were.
Morton intimated hi:; successor had
been determined upon.
Secretary Morton will go to New
York to make his home.
It is learned authoritatively Morton
will assume the general management
of the New York subway system.
COAL DRIVERS OUT
Discharged for Refusing to De
liver to Express Compa
nies at Chicago.
MORE DRIVERS SLUGGED
Police Fear Incendiarism and Increase
Guard Court Grind Re
sumed. Chicago. May 21. Three more coal
yards were affected by the spread of
the strike today when drivers for the
Weaver Coal company refused to deliv
er fuel to the American Kxpress com
pany and were discharged. Their plac
es were filled by men from the Km
plovers' Teaming company.
Fear of incendiarism has caused the
police to reinforce the guard at the
lumber yards of several large con
cerns. Slugging of strike breakers is con
tinued. James Siencer. a Kansas City
non-union driver, was reported to the
police today as having been attacked
by three men and left unconscious on
IteMume t'atiirt Cimm.
Court proceedings and legal steps in
connection with the teamsters' strike
were resumed today. Sixty men were
cited by Judge Kohlsaat to appear to
answer to charges tr violation of in
junctions. JOSEPH LEITER SUED
FOR MINE DISASTER
Attorney for Foreign Consuls Will En
deavor to Recover $150,000
Chicago, May .ll. Joseph Leiti-r is
to the object of ilamage suits in
connection with the explosion at his
mine at Zeigl. r, III., on April ::. Suits
for an amount aggregating probably
$1.".o.oimi are to he brought against him
at the instance of three foreign con
suls. Attorney Frank Itoekhold. act
ing in the interests of the three con
suls, has complete,! bis investigation
of the mine disaster.
"I'nder the state mining law." said
Mr. Itoekhold. "the company is liable
to a fine of $.,.tni0 for every life lost
by accident. Fifty three lives were
lost jn all. In the list of dead, how
ever, there were 'J.'. Americans. I shall
attempt to colli ct the full indemnity
only for the lives of the thirty foreign
ers." A CLOUDBURST KILLS FOUR
Woman and Children Caught By Rush
of Water in .Oregon.
Hepplier. Ore.. May I - A cloud
burst 1- mil .-iuili of here has caus
ed the death of Mrs. .1. I'. Num-maker
arid her oiing child, and to t-hilditi
of A. It Cox. who were taught by the
water ale! li-oWiieI
Indiana Private Dank Quits.
Shelbyville. Jnd.. May The Nad
ing bank, a private concern, at Flat
rock, has closed it-t doors, and the
chief sufferers are Harry Nad :11c. Wai
i r Nading and their mother, Mrs. So
nora Nailing, residents of Shelby coun
ty. It Is under.Httjo.S their loi-ses will
This Church Lacks Ministers.
Washington, Iowa. May -M. At yes
terday's ttession of the I'nited Presby
terian general assembly the concensus
of opinion expressed was that the
church Is suffering from a lack of min
isters and that steps must be taken to
secure recruits from colleges.
Three Fishermen Drowned.
Jacksonville. Ill, May 31. John Mc
Means and his two Ron w-re drowned
while fishing yesterday The father at
'emi'ted to rescue the Hons.
Want Immediate Recog
nition in Making
PRESS SPEAKS BOLDLY
Holds Bureaucracy Responsible
But Has Little to Say
St. Petersburg, May 31. A series of
conferences ore proceeding at Tsars
koe Selo to determine net only the
question of peace but whether it is ad
visable to yield to the popular demand
for the immediate convocation of a na
Mnke tnne Willi I'etiple.
Practically all the Imperial family
are with the emperor, several members
of which are understood to lie urgili;
the emperor to retrieve the situation
by making common cause with the peo
ple against the bureaucracy.
The emperor has decided to send
his brother. I rand luke Michael, to
attend the marriage of Crown Prince
Fretlerck William of C.ermany. instead
of his uncle, (iraifcl Duke Vladimir,
whose mature judgment and advice the
emperor regards as very important in
the present crisis.
MiniMer Km tor I'enoe.
This afternoon the emperor sum
moned Admiral AlexiefT and all the
ministers to au extraordinary council.
The Associated Press is informed all
ministers, with the exception of the
ministers of war an. I marine, unani
mously favor the conclusion of pence.
No trouble is anticipated in meet
ing the payment of the indemnity, as
financiers who were now willing to
lend money for a continuation of the
war are ready to accommodate Kussia
if money Is needed for the purpose of
St. Petersburg. May 21. The catas
trophe which has overtaken the Russian
fleet has givea a tremendous impetus
to the demand upon the emperor for
the Immediate convocation of a na
tional assembly awaiting action upon
the report of the Ilonllg.in rescript
HlirraniTiti-r llelil IteHnoaaible.
Willi the single exception of the re
actionary Sviel the Press mi-.is tint
indignation and wrath upon the bu
reaucracy which is held iesKusible for
all the misfortunes of the war. Oulv
the Novosti and Uourse (lazette. how
ever, declare peace should be con
cluded. Iftoroua l.anit unite t oed.
The Huss. now the widest read pa
per in Russia, says "Those guiity of
Russia's disgrace should be over
whelmed with shame. The death of
half a million and the loss of billions
in money Is the price of the rejection
of progress and western civilization.
Sebastopol struck the shackles from
the serfs and Port Arthur, Mukden,
and Tsu Island should free Russia from
the slavery of the bureaucracy."
The SIovo. another jxipular paper,
is even more bitter.
Troop to tjuell Mlota.
St. Petersburg, May 31. In view of
possible demonstrations, ihree regi
ments which were at the summer camp
at Krasuoye Seo. 10 miles southwest
of St. Petersburg, have been hurriedly
brought back to St. Petersburg.
WOULD HANG FOR FATHER
Son Begs to Be Executed in Place of
Cullman. Ala.. May 2 1. John Wil
liams was today sentenced lo death for
the miirdt r of State Senator Robert I..
Hipp William's m.ii Frank, aged 2'.
begged the court lo permit him t 1.
hanged in his father's stead.
Ex-Chaplain of Legislature Dead.
Milionk. III. May 31 Albert t.
(oodsM-ed. former chaplain of I tie Il
linois house and senate died today,
English Speaker Quits Post.
IjIhI'iIi, May 31. The speaker of th
house of commons, Kindt Hon. William
Court Gully, has resigned. He has
been ill for some time
OTHER YACHTS COME
TRAILING UP TO LINE
Sicily Islands, May 21 The Eng
lish yacht Valhalla, one of the contest
ants In thn trans-Atlantic race, was
sighted thU morning 2' miles south
west of here.
Sicily Islands. May 21 The yacht
Kiidymioii was sighted 10 miles south
at t thU afternoon.