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OREGON MIST. VOL. XXI. WEEK'S DOINGS Newsy Items Gathered from Al Parts of the World. Or INTEREST TO OUR HEADERS General Rcvkw of Important Happen. penlgs Presented In a Brief and Condensed Eorm. flown Pilnc Fiwlcrlrk WllPa-n l mlliwl to 111 Durhr Caraila, A tr-ntml rlty lie btwn erected I inner lor b treatment of live. tl conmimp. fourteen rrgliitriil have gone from Japan to iepla loasc mnulnwl tronntl I'rol Arthur. A Clnrtn men-haul liu been urged lo .n'.i ui omea ol myor of Mexican (own, tint li ivluMtl. Five men from Cleveland, Ohio, were wouimhi hi un r.n by the capsizing ui uii ir nepma launcn, - . I .1 . . . inn icuriii government ba niKR looking over th Yakima valley fur l tillable Irrigation project. A prematura explosion of nitro-glyr- Drlna at Upper Handuaky, O.. killed live ami Injured, number ol other. i no report aooroil el by engineer mi tlio Irrigation of the sections d pemh-iit cm Ilia Columbia ami Hnske river fur walr la uot bright. An insane woman al Koeton atom) off a aquad of 10 policemen lot five liniiia. Mm waa Dually overcome by Injecting gat through a bole la the do-ir of her loon. Prlnceae Loulaa will tUit dlvoc proceeding at one. Tim striking butcbai art bow deter mined to funa a nit a I lamina on tb public, German military expert ragard Ru ala aa being In a vary tarloua position In tba Far Kail. Tb loot whaat yiald la tlotl at 4&,0u0,lM0 buahale aa (gainst 10,000,. 000 bushel In IV0S. Amur Ira baa aant a atrutig protest lo tb Kueaian government In reference to lb alpui of Iba (teenier Halcbaa. Thiaa palnlaia war killed at I-th- brtdgv, Ji. W. T., by a raatTold giving way. They 111 from Iba top of an eiglily foul atamlplpa. C. C. Clark, lb murdaiar of Leila Page at Ulympia, Wa.b , In March, Unci, a hengmi at Iba Walla Walla pen herniary al ft IS, Friday, Sept. 8. Tb wbarwaboula of Piinceaa Ixmii I .till unknown, although a vigorou search ia living mad. Four-year-old John Conrad, of tied ding, Cat., accidentally (hot and killed bla (later Clara, aged 6. A fir at Gem, Idaho, caused tb lima of 1125,000 wortb of property Tba liiaaranca carried waa 120,000. Oeorg II. (ianion, of I'oitland, waa badly Inlured In an auto wreck wnll taking In the light in New York City. Police oftlcei Ola Nelaon, of Iba Port land foiee, waa fallly aliot whila triyng to arrrit a bandit wbo waa holding op a ttreet car. Tba hold-up artiat waa caught. While tba Ruaalan were claaring Iba channel al aha cnlranc to Pott Ai thin, oua of their vaaael tUuck a mine and went to lb bottom. A number of live ware lot. Keanlor Hoar'i condition remain unchanged. Ovei 12,000,000 of tha new coinage il I'hllipnlu Mold haa Juat been hipped to Manilla on th government trauaport Tbomaa, Tba Cripple Creek hrlff haa da-. cliniHl the enivicea ol th militia to re tore quiet allei tha recant rlota. Ha believe he Is able to handle the altu at Inn. , The robliora wbo held op tba train near Kriimirer, Wyoming, corel only 1100 Two poaao ara In puiault and the aherllt la positive lia will captui th men. " I'rlnira I.oulae, eld! daughter of of th king of llelglum, baa aucceeded In ecplng her guard and la believed to have eloped with her lover Count Mattachlch. A apray ha been discovered at th ITnlverlaty of California that effcetively deatroya tba hnp apbla. It conlaata of a tobaeco decoction and a keroeen omul ion In combination. A board of englneei will thl month mako an Inspection of I ha propoaed SI. Mary' Milk river canal ytem In Montana and If tba report I favorable the government will aUit work Im mediately. A farrybont In Toland capelaad, drowning 70 pertona. A ball alorm al Prlnevllle, Oregon, mashed moat of the window In.- th town. Hill on the Oram! Ronda, Oregon, Imlan land ara found to be over twice tha minimum Bid by law. The Japanese ere believed to have cnl the Kuaalan Una of comunlcatltn between Mao Yang and Mukden. Japaneae mllltaiy expert declare that Uenaral Kuropatkln li cornered ao effeollvely that etrape la Impoaalbla. Chcego employer!, now thai tha pack era appear aura of wlnnlag their trlk, are considering a general campaign agalnat uulonlam. The battleablp Nebraika will U launched at Seattle October 7. ST. HELENS, OREGON, TBXDAT, SEPTEMBER 9, 1904. NO. ' 39. PENNED IN BY riRC. fourteen Nt'.v People Killed in . York Tenement fire. Now York, Sept. 7. Fuiirtcen per ''f "veatory doubli, t,.nt, ment m Attorney Hti ot early thli mornliig. .The OkH liiclu.lo four wo mult, ono man and nlim i.i Ini In ago .from s niomlia ' "jj nuintha. Many of the In I nr.., I ... hoauiiala. ami It la ihn.in n... ..... ral will die. Among Din Injured were nve Dremen who tUitrat It a. I tV...-.l. Door balimny when It fell with ti,mn The ainall numbr r killed and Inlured wa dm. in n,- ...... wi nnwi oi me men who llvd In the bulldlnga, followlnc the Aii,,r,. atreet cuatom In hoi weather, were aaleep on the roof, white but fnw of mo women ana ciniiimn n..... ' on ine rooi were uimlilo to r.p 0y di-acondlni (hrouith the burning bulldlna. and made tm.ir ... l aafety over nolKhborlng roofa. meanwnua me mi.iiilii.ru of tlu-lr riiml Ilea who hail lomalned In their room found eacape cut off and druIc rtrmui tuiungiiuui me airucurre. in nro atartPd about 3 o'clock In ue mornliig, and there wu mn. h a.. ay in aeuilliiK In an alarm, although ' umnci ia one or (lie moat thl. klv populated In the crowded Kki k of New York. Wh en the fln-iimn reached the arena aoiue of the li.-uunta were Jumping from the wlndowa and from tha enda of the flre-eacap Hint reached only lo Ilia accoml Cooi Othera were crourhlng In the anioke In tha amall rooma and narrow hull. The fire la eupooaed to have bovn cauaed by the exploalon of a lump that had been left to light the hall on I In: aoeond floor, and the alueplng ti-nunta were not arouaed until tlin hallway waa alilam am) eatape through, the building rut off. The Ore waa eoon eillnaulahed and the aearrli for the dead ln'Kiin. Moat of the dead were found on the two pper floor. While the acarrh of the bulldlna waa going on four firemen were at work on a fourth-floor balcony whtn It gave way. Another fireman on the balcony floor above waa carted down and waa prob bly fatally Injured. The other four were badly hurt, but will recover. Ikmi Bobur, owni-r of the building; Morrla l-evlne, the agent, and Henry llrvltmaa. the euprlntrndimt, were ar reated today and were charged with criminal negligence. JAPAN GAINING The uusslans are withdraw ing Prom Liao Yang, BIG BATTLE IS NOT YET ENDED Train Service Between Mukden and Hie illy la Reported to Have Been Interrupted. MARKING THC BOUNDARY. How the international Boundary l-i Being Indicated. Partlea from the Coaat and Goodi-tlc Survey are now at work In connection with almllar bodtea from Canada in marking the Alaakan botindury line according to the determination of the tribunal which met lu Umdon laat Hummer. It will take aeveral year to complete thn work, for the pbyairal dirflculllea In the way are enormoua. aaya the New York Kvenlng l'iwt. Home of the country I ao boggy lhat It can be properly covered only when the (round la frozen, while for moat of the real of It. rapeclally the mountain eertlon, only a few month In the Hummer are available. In addi tion. thina la a conalderable atretch for which no determination waa made by the Alaakan tribunal, aa noted In theae dlapatrhe a year ago. It pamit through a Dloce of mountain country of no aeeming value, eveu remotely, to either nation. Until aomeihlng a linos to make the laud worth eoim-thlng, which la rather Improbable, no at tempt will be made to apply to It the prlnclplea agreed upon at the tribunal. In certain reaperta boundary mnrK- era Dave a nanit'r iag man any claaa of worker who puah through the unbroken wllderneaa. The civil engineer who laya out a railroad Una la on the lookout for the eaaieat poalble courao. The route which would have the foweat uimiuiiiea roi him to travel over would havo the feweat obataclel for railroad. Whim he come Into alght of a region which la Impaaaable by all human atandnrda he atcpa one aide and looks for the next beat atretch of country. With the boundary-marker thla la different. He haa to follow the marching onicra of the treaty which he la to execute, and no matter where the line which It deacrlbe In dogreo. minute and aec onda of earth'a ineaaurementa Ilea, he la exDnctod to follow. Thla makes hi tank ono of the moat advenluroiia man ha to perform. Ho haa to carry boat, prarle .wagona. mmintnln-cllmb Ing mule and a great variety of appll ancea for ewlnglng chaama, acallng ledge and croaalng atreama. Hla party muat arao koop communication open with a naae or auppuea, nuiuwi aa much a an army Statue of Washington. New York. Sent 7. The United Hungarian oclntltoa of New York City inmtnrd a recentUm here today to Count Albert Apponly and other mem ber of the Hungarian parliament, who have coma to thla country aa delegate to the Intor-I'arllanumtary Peace Con forence. to be hold in Ht. uouia. nnu annuoncement waa mnde that ruo acrlptlona to the amount of 2r.00 have already bnen received to start a fund i, i,a Mluid Aninna Itungnriima in this country for the erection of a atutue of George vyaBhlngton In tho City of Budapest. Sent to Protect Missionaries. Ijndon, Bopt. 7 Tho correspondent at Bhanglml or tno Times aaya umv native paper state that tne rroiicn Conaulate has notified me uovernor of Klangsl thnt French warships hnya been aont to protwt niisslojiBrloa In the dlstrlota or l.l ring aim ru i...., eaat of Po b. feeling In this locaniy was Tfi.nu displayed, tho correspondent auua. in the refusal of local Interests to pormlt British gunboat to eiuer me . Diana Ordered to Disarm. Balgon, French Indo-Chlna, Sept. 7. Tha commander or me huhmihu crulaer Diana has received orders from the Ruslan Admiralty to disarm bis vessel. i okio, Hopt. 6. The Japaneae loft began proaaing the Kualan toward Ta l:ho at dawn thla (Friday) morning. Tho Jupaneae right la engaged In the neighborhood of Helylngtall. The Jap anese caaualtlva alnce August 29 are ofnolullly catlmatod at 10,000. Thursday now from the seat of war cloned with the receipt of two dla paUhua giving Information of a moat significant character bearing on the domination of Manchuria, at the cloae of the preaent campaign. The Brat came from the Aaoclated Preaa correa poudenl at St. Petersburg, filed there at 1:1S P. M , and Bald General Ku roptakln had withdrawn hi whole army to the right bank of the Talta river ao aa lo moot Oeneral Kurokl'a flunking movement. Tba Inference drawn from thl dispatch waa that l.lao Yang had been evacuated, that city lying on the left bank of the river. Nothing to confirm thla waa received until aeveral hours later, when a die patch from the Aaaoclated Praaa cor iuIoudent al 8t. I'vteraburc dated September 2. and timed 1:26 Friday morning, said "the news of the evacu ation or l.lao Yang and tbe withdrawal of the Ituasian army to tbe right bank of the Tuitx rlvor bad cauaed lntenae excitement. Ijile Thursday night the St Peters burg correspondent of the Aaaoclated I'reaa obtained an opinion from the war office that the withdrawal to the right bank of the Tails river became ueceaaary so that tbe Ruaalana would bo able to ropel a blow In that direction and that Ueueral Kuropatkin'a move uient waa the carrying out of a well- defined Idea rather than a retreat The an niu diapntch points out with notable link of comment that tbe Japaneae look advautage of General Kuropat kln withdrawal lo occupy the city of l.lao tang. Tho second dispatch, which may have a significant bearing on the cam paign, ia that filed at Mukden at 8:27 r. M., Thursday, atatlng the train er- vice between Mukden and Liao Yang waa Interrupted, and it may mean the cutting of the railroad communication which may deprive General Kuropat kln of an opportunity to retreat to hla moro northern base at Mukden. Aa pointed out In the Bt. Peteraburg dia pntch, the Mukden correspondent doe not mention whether tbe telegraph communications are open. A dlaputch from Tokio, filed there at 2 1. M , Thursday, aald popular esti mates of the date of the fall of Port Arthur Inclined to the laat week In September. VH.L roRce r AMINE. LEGATION IS ADVISED. Washington Learns that Russians arc rorced to Retreat. Waahlngton, Sept. 6. The Japanese Minister bus received tbe following dispatch from Toklo: "According to telegraph: advices re ceived at headquarter this afternoon, our army corps on the left, by fierce aad repeated assaults took poaaesalon of the helghta which the enemy's right occupied. Thereupon the enemy south of l.lao Yang began retreating. Tbe Jnpaneae army la now pursuing." Tha resume of the reporta received up to the afternoon of the 31t la as follow: Since August 27 our armle are con tinuing operation toward Liao Yang. On the morning of August 29 the right and central columns of the first army occupied a position nine milea east of South l.lao Yang, on the bank of the Taltae river. The armies were advanc ing along the llaichong-Llao Yang road In joint operation with the left column of the first army, and took on August 29 a position facing the enemy a line of defense, which extended to the east and west of a point six .milea aouth of Lino Yang. On August 10 severe fight ing occupied the whole day. and It was still continuing on the afternoon of August 31. The enemy appeared to consist of 12 or 13 divisions." Will Now Attack Capital. Ilueno Ayros, Sept. 5. The Para guayan revolutionist navo captured Villa Conception an 400 men with arms and ammunition. The revolu tloulBta now refuse all the terms-offered them by the government, and an nttack on the capital la believed to be imminent Argentine haa refused to rccognlxo the Insurgenta aa bolllger-onta. Pnucrs received today from Asaun- clon report thnt all the public schools are cloned and thut the owing to tne scarcity of food the price of bread and biaculta la one dollar per kilogram. Russians Hold God on Their Side. St. Peteraburg, Sept. 6. The Em peror Ima received tne roiowing ais patch from General Stoeasel, com manding the RuBaliin troops at fort Arthur, dated August 26: The gracious telegrama or Your Majesty have boen received with resounding hurrahs before the enemy, and have redoubled the strength of the defenders and the heroic spirit of the tioona. From August 23 to today. In clusive, all tho dally assaults have been repulsed with tno neip or uoa. Will Courtmartlal Admiral. Paris, Sept. B. The corerspondent at St. Petersburg of the Kcho de fans says that at a council or Admirals pre sided over by High Admiral Grand Duke Alexis It was doclded that Rear Admiral Ouktomsky be court- martall- ed for having disobeyed the order not lo return to Port Arthur. Tno court will alt at Vladivostok, Alexia presid ing, i , , Striking Butchers Deem It the Most , t Effective Weapon. Chicago, Sept. 7. "A meat famine wilt ba forced at all cost. It la the best weapon with which to fight the trust packer, although It may not be welcomed by the Independent." In thesa words, President Donnelly, of-the butchers' National organization today declared a boycott agalnat all meat, and announced that union men wll gult In all packing establishment! Immediately, regardleaa of where live- stock la cecured. Donnelly' announcement waa made at the conclusion of a meeting of the Allied Trade Conference Board, The executive board of the Retail Meat Dealer' Association of Chicago bad Just been In conference wit Mr. Donnelly and hla associate, having come to ask certain concaaalona for tbe Independent packer and to seek authority to attempt to bring about megtlng between tba packer and rep resentative of tha striker. liy Ignoring these latest attempta at peace and by adopting such aa ag greaalve itep, tbe atiike leadera dem onstrated their intention to make It a tight to a finish. 1'he following italement waa given out oy resident Donnelly: The conference board, representee all organixaliona Involved lu the pres ent packing house strike, ba taken ac tion to prace all meata on the anfalr Hat Tht order goes Into effect on Saturday " evening, September 3, at U30. The order will be aent to every packing-bouae In tho country, and no member of the meatcutter' and butch- era' workmen will be allowed to dreas any animal until the atrlke ia lettled i ma action ia tne result of the re quest that the public refuse to eat meat, and no person, no matter In what capacity employed in handling meat, muat handle th same after 6:3u P. M. Saturday. Tbe packera have re sorted to extortion aa tha result of the strike, buying livestock on the hoof for almost nothing and charging any price for the dressed product. Tbe public will now be given an opportunity to retaliate by refusing to eat meat untU such tlm aa they can procure the same at a fair market price." lndlcatlona are that the five Inden- dent packera within tbe atockyards incioaure will join the big packera in their fight, wbile thoae outside will endeavor to continue operationa with union crews. Two of their number re ceived consignments of cattle at an outside railroad yard today, and will have them driven to the yard through tbe' atreet. Within tbe yards Inde pendents are obvioualy preparing for war, a wagonload of cola having been taaen to one plant Tbe union switchmen employed by the Chicago Junction Railway in han- unug siocKyarae ousineaa will aend a committee to the packeia today to urge a pian or settlement, tbe details ol wnicn are not yet known. Secretary Mallow, of the awltchmen. declared there would be no atrlke, be cause the Chicago Junction Railroad Company baa a force of atrlkebreakers ready to step Into their placea. ine ponce record of the strike at tne atockyard station today read: Asauiia.'4H; murder. 4: accident 97; removed to hospital, 43, CONflRMS MUKDEN RETREAT. General Kuropatkln Has Given Un All Hope of Stemming Advance. Rome, Bept 7. A dispatch received from what la regarded aa a reliable source at Niu Chwang, states that Gen eral Kuropatkln haa given up all hopes of stemming the Japaneae advance in the vicinity of Liao Yang. According to the advices from Niu Chwang, Gen eral Kuropatkln made thl announce ment to his staff. He called them In -ouucll and stated that he had obtain ed hla object In moving to the north ward and thua delaying the Japanese attack upon hi position. He aald it It teported that it la now indispensable that the army reach Mukden, and that an orderly but Quick retreat to the north waa In order. This waa to be atalned, it la reported. General Kuro patkln continued, no matter what the cost to the Russian forces from the op posiuoii to tneir retreat by the Japa neae. Kven If I sacrifice half the Russian army," General Kuropatkln said to his atalf, according to the account, "Muk den muat be reached." Six Burn to Death. Yellow Creek, C, Spt. 7. Six per sona were burned to death and fom terribly injured by aa oil explosion here iMs morning. Tbe dead: Mrs Henry Fling, her two children .and three unidentified men. The injured. Rev. M. Stidd, Robnrt Alexander, iija ry Fling Fish. The dir-aster waa caua ed by a lamp In tho I ling residence inking fire. The f umes were comr.iu nicated to the oil derrick and tank near tbe house. A terrific exploalon follow ed, and the house waa completely destroyed. Both Armies Lose Heavily. Mukden, Sept 7 The Russian losses about Liao Yang since Tuesday are now estimated to be 10,000 In killed and wounded. These estimates are given unofficially, aa tho department returns rre not et complete. Calcu lattona cn this basla. combined witt hospital corpa acounta, ao far received, inuicme mat tne Jupaneae losses may reach double this number, or anoroxi- mately 20,000 mon, killed and wounj-ed. Princess Louise Located. Rome, Sept. 7. Princes Louise of Coburx. who eloped aeveral days ago from Elster, Saxony, with Lieut. Count Kemelvltch-Mattlsch, haa arrived at Kome, accompanied br the - count. They are ataylng at tha Hotel Pllnus, under the name of Mr. von Rusa and wife. LIHC NAD MEN Japanese Troops Hurled Back, Rush on Again.. rRESH TROOPS ARC IN, PLENTY Extreme Flank of the Army at Liao Yang Attacked With a Sudden. nessThat Nearly Paralyzed It. St. Petenburg, Bept. 2 Soma in teresting deUil of yesterday' battle are furnished by Rnasian correspon dent, from which it appear that two regiment of Japaneae at dayreak at tempted to capture the batteriea of tbe Sixth artillery brigade, located on tba extreme flank af tba Rusaian araar Tbe attempt waa only discovered in tbe nick of time. Home of tbe Russian troop fought continuously for 36 boor. Tbe cencusaion and roar of tbe gun (hook window at Liao Yang though the aitillery waa ix to eight mile away. Memirovich Dancbenko, tbe famou Russian war i orrespondent dMcibing tbe battle, aaya: ine enemy, arunk witn their ior mer successes, attacked from three side like madmen. When they were burled back, freah troop, of wbicb tbey seemed to have an inexbouetible supply, were sent foiwaid." , M. Dsnchenao say tbe combatant bid about 600 guns on each aide and add: 'It waa onr first victory. The ene my waa beaten back everywhere, many ol hi batteries were destroyed, and in some case hi infantry was put to ronl." Tbe utmost confidence continue to prevail here that tbe istue of the fight will be a complete victory for General Kuropatkln. Fiom dawn nntil dark yeelerday the battle raged, first in the center and left and then on tbe right of the Rnsalan line. The Japanese charged gallantly and desperately in an effort to break tbe center, and then in tbe afternoon came a movement againat tb opposite flank. Tbi at tack was delivered from tbe west, but General Kuropatkin ba evidently an ticipated just what happened, for he not only met and repulsed it, but ac tually was able by superior force to overlap and envelop tbe Japaneae Last night both armie bivouatked in tbeir positions. No attempt waa made by Lieutenant General SakbaroS in hi report to esti mate tbe Japaneae losee, except to say that tbey weia extremely heavy, and me Kusaian losse were only approxi mated at 3,000. Ko Kuseian general officers lell. MET ON CURVE. Many Trains Collide In Quebec and Persons Suffer. Montreal, - Quebec, Sept. 2. Sir.a persons were killed and 23 other in jured in a bead-on collision on the Grand Trunk railway near Richmond, Quebec, today. The trains involved were a special excursion frero Montreal bound for Sherbronke, and passenger train No. 6, running between Island Pond t., and Montreal, the collision, it is Ileged, waa due to neglect of oidera on the part of the train crew of the excur sion train, which left Richmond with out the arrival of the paseenger train. The excursion train, made np of ten coaches and a baceage car tarried bout 1,000 persons bound for the ex position at Slier bi coke. Th Island Pond tiain waa composed of five coach- and a oaegage rai and had only a mall number of passengers. Tbe ex cursion tiain had baiely cleared tbe Richmond yard when, rounding a curve, it met the Island Pond tram running at a high rata of speed. The engineer reversed, and, with their remen, jumped and escaped with minor injuries. Both engine were locked firmly to gether. Tbe baggage car of the ex cursion train was picked up and dropped on top of tbe car following it, smoker, and it was in these two ears that the greater nnirber of fatailtie occurred. The accident is. the worst that ha taken place in this province since tbe Craig' road disaster in 1885. Hot Skirmish fought In Cornfield. St. Petersburg, Sept. 2. General Pakharoff report that a Urge Japaneee force i advancing northward along tbe Taitxu river valley, welt of the rail road. The Russian cavalry, which pie vented the turning of tha Russian right flank Sunday, had to operate monget tha field of Chinese corn which was above the head of the rid ers. A report from General Sakharon announces an engagement between a Russian force and 120 Chinee bandits, of whom about 60 were killed. No Sign Evacuation Is Contemplated. Pari, Sept. 2. Tha Temps' corres pondent at Liao Yang, telegraphing from there today at 1:21 a. m., aaya; There ia no sign that the Russian propose an early evacuation of Liao ang. Through the night from a roof top, I could see the bunting of tdiell from tbe Japanese gun. Tbe Japan eae ar approaching the crests east and south of tbe town. The attacking force is estimated at 200,000 men and 700 gun. Britain Will Be Party to Appeal. St. Petersburg, Sept. 2. It ia under. stood that Great Biitain will become a party to I ha appeal in tbe case of tbe British steamer Knight Commander, aunk by the Vladivostok squadron off xu. The case of the German steamer. Thea, chartered by a British firm, sunk on the Japaneae coast by tbe Vladivostok squadron baa also been appealed. CALLS MEM OUT. President Donnelly Greatly Extends Packers' Strike. Chicago, Sept. 3. Fearing to call off the great packer' atrike on tha eve Labor Day, because of it moral effect tbe, atiike leadera today took deeper ate itep to bolster up tb caua that ha been generally admitted a loat It ia believed the calling out of the livestock handlers, wbicb i a direct violation of the Interstate commerce )aws, wa done to force tha govern ment to interfere. President Donnelly baa frequently aid that the power that be were quite too apathetic to the atiike on tbe verge of a national campaign, and before hi last card was played b wonld bring matter to tbe attention of tbe federal official and force tbeir hand. An effort a ill alao be made to involve tbe Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and thus atop the handling of all stock iiaios consignee! to muago or any other point affected by the ttriko. Tha independent packera, who all along have been friendly to the link ers, and wbo have supplied meat to the comniissaiy depot, were today placed under tba ban. President Donnelly professes to have evidence that they have been shipping meat for tha pack ers, sinke have been called in all these plant, Involving about 15,000 men throughout, the country. Tbi action put Chicago nearer an actual meat famine than any yet taken. Drastic orders have, been iiiued by the labor leader not to permit any ore to enter or come out of tbe stockyards Tbe force of picket waa today in creased to 12,000 men in the vicinitv of the yard alone, and tbey have been directed to slug any one coming out or going into the yard. Pieaident Don nelly lesutd a statement today in w hich be said the atiike must be won at all hazards. To lose it would mean the crumbling of tiadea unionism all over the country, and every union Iaborei in the United State will be urged to contribute in every way to the cause, riLiPiNo orncERS too lax. Carter Says Attacks on Americans Must Be Avenged Promptly. Washington, Sept. 3. In hisannnal report Brigadier General William H. Carter, commanding the department of the Visiyaa in the Philippines, strong urge the encouragement of athletic porta among the soldiers to supply tbe present lack of meant of recitation, and carefully regulated and abundant employment a the most wholesome antidote for the effects cf Philippine service in time of peace. He bold that the number of troop in the is land and tbe distibotion should be definitely determined. He say no in- auirection or invar ion can succeed if deprived of the control of Manila and the principal seaport cities, and tbeir occupation is a military necessity. Temporary construction and make shifts of every 'kind only anrve, he says, to develop and confirm in the minds of Filipinos the idea that Amer ican do not intend to hold tbe island? peimanently, ao the matter is properly one for the study of the geneial staff. A considerable portion of the rep rl deal with the operation of ladrone in tbi department during tbe past yeai and General Carter aaya: - i am oi tne opinion that it it of no benefit to tbe good people o these is lands and will delay their ultimate Americanization if the evil element is Mowed to thicaten, harass and openly attack American soldier witbont im mediate action by tbe commanding offi cer nearest to tbe place where the offense is committed." Tbe ieas n of tbia complaint ia general older which leave the civil uthoritiea to deal with (ucb offenses. GIVE UP IDEA Chicago Aldermen Cannot End Packers Strike. THEIR EFFORTS ARC AT AN END Two Important Meetings Arc HeM by Labor Unions, but They Arc Without rrulf. Chicago, Ang. 81. "Absolutely nothing," in Mayor Harnlon'a word. summaiixed the result of tba meeting of tbe aldermanic committee named to mediate if pofaibla in the atockyarda strike, after it had adjourned today. Tbe committee doe not expect to meet gain. President Donnelly, of tb butchers, Matthew Carr. Nichola Gier and John Fitzpatrick met the aldermen in Mayor Hamaon office. They re ported tbat the packer refused to make any conceptions. No evidence was offered a to viola tion of health law in housing employ es at tbe stockyard, Mr. Donnelly say- - ing be had not yet prepared tbe data. The union leader withdrew and not long afterward tbe committee ad journed. Two important meeting were held by labor union tonight to diacor tha packing boose strike, but no action waa taken at either gathering. 1 he first meeting waa held by tha packing bouse teamster, wbo went out on a lympathetie strike. Tbe aeaalon wa turbulent, hut tbe sentiment waa strongly againat returning to work. Corneliua Shea, leader of tbe national organization of teamsters, waa present. He asked tbe men to take a vote on tho question of whether tbey would return to work, but they refused to take anch a vote. Several sneaker who advocated tbe vote were shouted down. After the adjournment of tha team sters' meeting, tbe representative of tbe allied trade employed in the dock yards, held a meeting. . Nothing waa settled at this gathering and the meet ing will be resumed in Ihe morning. Tbe executive board of tha Meatcui- ters' union and member of tba Allied Tiadea council conferred today, but tha peace proposition propoaed wa o com plicated tbat their effort came to naught. MAY BOTTLE KUROPATKIN. German Experts Believe Japanese Will Encircle Uao Yang. Berlin, Aug. 31. German military men are discussing tba situation of General Kuropatkin with tha keeneat interest. They have information that the defense of Liao Yang are of extra ordinary strength. Ihe fortifying ol the town was entrusted to General Mel iahtko, wbo enjoys beie tbe reputation of being a master of military engineer ing. Daring tbe past two mootha ha haa fortified all the strategic position ' around liao Yang hi a manner well nigb impiegnable. The German critic think Liao Yang' defenses about equalize the dif ference in number between tha Roa- iane estimated at 180.000 and tha Japaneee, numbering 240,000. Tbe danger of General Kuropatkin situation is reognized as being botttled up like Field Marshal Bazaine, wbo surrendered Met to tbe German force in 1870. It ia doubted by the expert f General Kuropatkin will be able to prevent the complete encircling ol Liao ang, which would mean probably the eventual loss of his army. ASSAULT ON ARTPUR RESUMES. Pood Scarce at Port Arthur. Chefoo, Sept. 3 The advance po sitions of tbe Japanese before Port Ar thur are now near Fort Na. 5, on the east ; at Palirhuang on the north, and Hukiaton and Yangtowang on tbe weat. Chinese who lelt Port Arthur August 28 say that neither tide a then occcuying Fort No. 6. A junk wnich ha arrived here heard flreing at Port Arthur on the morning of August 29. It reporta tbat food ii scarce there, a bag of floui being worth 5.60 gold. Tall to Slip By Ships. Chefoo, Sept. 8. It is reported here upon good authority tbat the Japaneae have captured some Russian officert oound to Port Arthui with important papers. These office! s left Mukden and attempted to get into Port Arthur by means of a junk from Chefoo. For some time past a Japanese torpedo boat has been at sea watching for thl una, ana according to the report, she overtook it at 1 o'clock this mornina and took the officers, and papers. Germany Holds Action Unjust. Berlin, Sept. 3. Announcement ir made as coming from apparently well founded sources that Germany is mak ing representation to the Russian gov ernment In the' case of the German steamer Thea, which was sunk bv the Vladivostok squadron, holding tbe pro ceeding of the prize court at Vladivo stok were unjust. Report That Japanese Have Receiv ed Reinforcements Confirmed. Chefoo, Aug. 31. Severe fighting was resumed at Poit Arthur on August 27, according to Chinese wbo left there on the evening of that day. ' One of the Chinese waa arrested and compelled to carry tbe dead from the battlefield of Pa Ll Chuang, which the Japaneae at tempted to rapture on Augnst 26. Thirty carts were used to carry the dead, numbering 400, from tbe tranche and outskirts to tbe city. A police man told the Chinese that the efficient soldiers in the garrison at Port Arthur numbered over 10,000. Arabia Arrives at Shanghai. Shanghai. Aug. 31. Tba German steamer Arabia, belonging to the Ham bui-gAnierican line, ba arrived here from Vladivostok. This ia the vessel that was captured by the Ruiian Vlad ivostok squadron in July. A prize crew waa put aboard her and she wa taken to Vladivostok. All the white men among her crew were well treated by the Rusaians. She wa tried before a prize court, which condemned 20,000 barrel of flour and 71 railroad car bodies. The remainder of tbe cargo and tba vessel were released. Said to Be Damaged. St. Petersburg, Aug. 31. From an excellent source it ie said tbat th ill (tailed Russian battleship Oral, which already ba suffered two accident, will not be able to join tbe Baltic squadron. According to reports, when her angina trials began it was discovered workmen had introduced iron filing Into the valve and cylinders. It probably will require many month to repair tha daaiage. Tbi ia the second failure ol the Orel to go out on a trial trip. Boer Treasure round. Johannesburg, Ang. 81. Mr. Kmep, a cousin of General Kemp, the Boer commander, haa discovered beyond Spelonken, in the Northern Transvaal, the tieaaure removed from Pretoria be fore the entry of Field Marshal Rob erts. Tbe value of the treasure I 1,- 250,000, of which the government will receive half.