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GRIEF OE CZAR Cruiser Bayan Crippled By the Japanese Fire. (ASSOCIATED PBB3B OAJBAiHOBAmB ) ST. PETERSBURG, April 13. The Russian battleship has been sunk during an attack by the Japanese upon Port Arthur. She struck a mine and turned turtle and sunk immediately. Eight hundred and six men were drowned, including Admiral Makaroff, the Russian commander of the fleet. The Grand Duke Cyril was wounded. Five of the battleship's officers and thirty-five men -were saved. Japanese fleet of forty vessels. Admiral Rojostvensky will probably succeed Admiral Makaroff. Prince Outkomsky is in temporary command of the Russian fleet. ST. PETERSBURG, April 14. The loss of the battleship and the death of Admiral Makaroff and 600 men is a terrible blow to the Russian people. The Emperor is overwhelmed and there is general mourning. It is believed that the Grand Duke Cyril is seriously "injured. The Kaiser and King Victor Emanuel have sent condolences to the Czar. ' CRUISER BAYAN CRIPPLED. WEI-HAI-WEI, April 14. The Japanese fleet bombarded Port 'Arthur for fifteen minutes. The forts did not reply. The Russian cruiser Bayan has been crippled. AFTERNOON REPORT. WIJU, April 13. The Japanese army has repulsed the Russians at the Yalu. The death of Vice-Admiral Stcphan Osipovich Makaroff removes from the theater of war one of the most striking of the Russian leaders, a man of ability, energy, and bravery who is honored by every Russian as one of the great heroes of the country. 17or fort' years a.lul more he had served in the Russian navy. Year after year he added to his reputation until it was such that no other commanding officer in the entire navy was held in such high esteem as he. He was the "Fighting Hob" of the Russian bluejackets. A magnificent beard gave him a ferocious and commanding appearance and European writers have stated that he could get more out of any sailor than any other naval leader, lie had just rounded out cars of a very active life. Makaroff had been in active service since 1SO4 and his promotions in almost every instance were due, not to seniority, "but to distinguished achievement. 'Ilius he served as an ensign hut two .years, from 1867 to 1869, as lieutenant but six cars, so that he was already an officer" 111 high rank when, during the last Russo-Turkish War, he commanded the gunboat Grand Duke Coustautine, with which he carried out a whole scries ..f I. .1.1 -...-.-I.- ...... ..- MM iM&hK .ftiljWl Jt the boat and its equipment with torpedoes of small si?c for sudden attacks upon Turkish harbors was Makaroff's own. The campaign won him advancement to lieutenant-captain and captain of the second rank; he was honored wi'h the orders of St. Vladimir and S- George, a sword of gold and the title to the late Emperor Alexander 11. In 1SS1 Stcphan (or Stephen) Makaroff took a hand in land warfare in the legion of Skobelcff at the capture of Geok Tcpc. At that battle General Kuropatkin also participated, so the commanders of the Russian land and naval forces in the present campaign in the East were fellow-workers 111 a previous campaign. In 18S1 he commanded the cruiser Tamau, station guardship of the Russian embassy at Constantinople, enabling him to make a minute study of the defenses of the Bosporus. The next two years were spent as chief-of-staff of the offensive squadron in the Baltic, with Admiral ChihachefF, then Minister of the Navy, and at present member of the Council of the Empire, commanding. From 1801 to 1894 Makaroff, ranking counter admiral and inspector-in-chief of naval artillery, was engaged in improvements of ordnance. To him the Russian nay owed a large number of little inventions, among them the so- m .. u ni..iu ..,.. ' i should be nillcd ha Jlw nnnameiit of called J possessing so per cent Rreacr H!,e,rj,on , 1B diuiral .Maknroit succeeded inirat Struck in command of the Ru sum fleet at Port Arthur aftur tlm latier had kticceedcil in having a ma mriiv of the ecU crippled hy the ,f.lWIIC. 08AND IWKK CYRIL ' lip liriul Duke Cyril, ' nm In ib mval Amiitt n fm "bur, eouiin of ill Cunt, H ' w4M Mir. ii i 1, uf ill Uriw4 fttriu j rinitd (tattflMi ftp JtHWlttiu luw .mi 1MU wW i it itMif i tit rl'l m uumo Vasllll Verestchagin, war painter, 1 of the (jentlnel frozen nt Ills post In the was born in Hussla in 1SI2. Chailes . Schlpka Pass stirred the public deeply, De Kay says o his life: "Educated for tlio navy, he turned to art, studied at St. Peteisburg under Markoff, and at nineteen made his rule are leveling to one plane. The Moscow Museum gave up a special gallery to these pictures. Meantime the literature of llussla was making its Impression on the young painter. In 1SS0, when he made his leajJiearance In Paris, ho took the town by storm, ,.4...4....4....4-..V-. WS-?-''V.. . ' 'V . . mi AW j JT o VOL. XXXIX, NO. APRIL 1.-) 1904 SEMI-WEEKLY. THE RUSS IAN it DISASTER CONFIRMED T , t t i Mflgfcgya - i V "vr wv rraSr 4- RUSSIAN BATTLESHIP PETROPAVLOVSK WHICH TURNED TURTLE OFF PORT ARTHUR. T The Russian battleship Pctropalovsk was built in 1894. She was a sister vessel to the battleships - topol and Poltava, which belong to the same general type as the British battleship H0v.1l Sovereign. She was of 11.000 tons, 367 feet in length, sixty-nine feet beam, twenty-seven feet depth, and her ordinary complement t" consisted of "50 men, probably greatly increased in numbers during war time. She carried four - guns, twelve 6-inch, one sixteen twelve and eight guns of a t ccllaneous character. .,.,..,...,. .... f t f f . .. nnd so did his views of soldleii nsleep on Hie sloppe .and piotmes of battle fields with nil the icsults of carnage. In 1SS2 be ihowed his gallery of nearly bow in the old classical spirit with a 'two lumdied pictures In lterlin, and in 'Massacie o'f Penelope's Lovers by 1SS3 he created a fcensatlon in Vienna Ulysses.' After traveling in tlie Cau- 1 by exhibiting a picture of the he went to Paris and studied ful Jesus.aniQng his brothers and Qcromc, showing in the Salon of j teis in the house of Joseph and Mary. 1SCC a Russian subject members of the Cardinal Oangbaur protested against a pcispcuted sect of the Doutchobortskl scene wlilch seemed to him niul other olngih.' psalms. From 1SC7 to 1870 he ( Catholics, who deny that Jesus had was wl.h General Kauffmann in brothers nnd sisters, an nttack on the stan, and fiom' 1S71 to 1S7G he was in saeredness of the Holy Family: and India. During these travels he amassed the plctutc was withdrawn. a ically wonderful series of types of time Verestchagin had been painting Asian peoples, so that ethnologists a seiles of pictures showing vnrloiiH. were grateful to him for preserving episodes in the campaign of Napoleon examples of races whom the quickly against Ilubsja In 1812, which gave him changing eventH in Asia under Husfian scope for more scenes that enforce the savagery of war. His American tilp took place in 1SS7, when he showed the famous historical picture of Hindu and Mohammedan rebels being blown from the mouths of guns by the Piitlsli, ills plctuio of a military execution In a snow-storm, and other Immense can not through the nitlstlc quality of Ills vases." work, but through Its Verestchagin lias braved many had been thiough the Turkish war, geis. 'When General Kauffnianu and was wounded, and later joined General his nrmy started for the campaign In Gourko In the Balkans. Ills picture Central Asia in 1807 he Invited htm to Sit . r vk $8tefs$ ; k. s... 'it'. . 'roeaRK nlv' ' ?- feSta'SBf xmmkAM m 1 I fe.. .. i .. ' masssjam K vC.i.. .. WEtSi u t m i' 'i 1 iii, 1, k . mx. .. . --- amrm.. 1 mmtats ti.1 . a FjA5vTHm . tmj'j'j rvt : .. f,iSSrm5!, ,,-n K Mf'UUuralUBi ipl ? ST. PETERSBURG, April 15. An impressive requiem was sung for Admiral Makaroff and the men of the Petropavlovsl: at Ihe Admiralty church last night. The Emperor attended and 20,000 people stood outside with bared heads. The loss of the torpedo destroyer Bezstrashni and the damage done to the Pobieda have intensified the grief of the nation. PORT ARTHUR MAY BE BLOCKED. ST. PETERSBURG, April 15. It is rumored that the Japa- A battle is now in progress between the Russian squadron and a nese have succeeded in blocking the entrance to Port Arthur. ALEXIEFF COMMANDS FLEET. ST. PETERSBURG, April 15. Admiral Alexieff has arrived at Port Arthur and taken temporary command of the fleet. Admiral Skrydloff will succeed the late Admiral Makaroff. RUSSIA WANTS MONEY. LONDON, April 15. It is reported that Russia is seeking a loan. VERESTCHAGIN PROBABLY DEAD. ST. PETERSBURG, April 15. Verestchagin, Russia's great painter of battle'sceries, was probably lost on the Petropavlovsk. He -J vas a guest of Admiral Makaroff. PAUL NEUMANN'S SON IS KILLED ON THE MISSOURI Turret Gun Explosion Kills Twenty-Nine Men. (ASSOCIATED FBEB3 OABLEORaXB.) PENSACOLA, April 14. Five officers and twenty-four men were killed yesterday by the explosion of a charge of 2000 pounds of powder in a twelve-inch turret gun of the battleship Missouri while at target-practice. The officers killed are Lieutenants Davidson, Wcichert and Gridley, Midshipmen Neumann and Ward. Gridley was the son of Dewey's famous captain and Neumann's mother resides in Honolulu. t Edouarcl Neumann, a son of the late Paul Neumann, of Honolulu, graduated from the Naval Academy at Annapolis on Jan. 26th, 1903, as a midshipman. lie leaves a mother and four sisters and one brother. His sisters arc Mrs. Herman Focke, of Honolulu1, Mrs. W. F. C. llasson, of Annapolis, Mrs. Alfred Fowler, of London, and Miss Lily Neumann, now in London and soon to become the bride of Kobert MacDonald' Bird. Mrs. Paul Neumann, his mother, left Honolulu on March 5th for London to be present at her daughter's wedding. She intended to make a short slay with Mrs. llasson at Annapolis while on her way abroad. Hdouard Neumann's brother is Paul Neumann, Jr., a resident of London, who studied medicine in the University of Edinburgh and later served with the British in the Transvaal War. Edouard Neumann's appointment to the Naval Academy was credited to California. Midshipman Neumann was at one lime very well known among the younger society set in Honolulu, ile was last here just prior to the time that Commander Pond secured his appointment to the Naval A'cademy. He studied at the Fort street school and later at Punahoti. army of savages at bay for a week, a feat for which the Czar rewauled him with the Cross of St. George. Yeats afterwards Veiestchagln went tluougli the wnr as an artist, hut lieio again he cmno In cloo contact with the foe, being wounded while helping tn sink n Tuiklsh gunboat with a torpedo. Vercstoliagin too was at tlie storming of Plavnii and witnessed tlie II1111I rush towards Constantinople. About u year and ji half ngo he completed a painting showing tho "IJ.ittlo of San Juan," the battle In wlilch Theodore Ilooscvelt took so prominent a part. This has been considered one of the 111 list's greatest works. Veiestchagln visited the Philippines and made a number of can. vases dealing with the suppiesslon of the lebolllon by the Americans. Verestchagin has always been oppos. ed to the savagery of war and In his canvases has painted It truthfully, accompany the nrmy as nn artist. It was exuetly what Verestchagin wanted, and It wns with Goiteiul Kiiuffinann mmMmm VJiJ, rw,.,xy..ti m$mj& . Mi. - 'ivmtwTtwhaxmi 8LW! 'it ' . ... yfl Si.'JA i ii w&wr yM& tmmm fci 1 -4- 4 that the aitlst tasted bat'tle as a soldier. Once or twice during the war he laid down Ids pencil and took up his gun, and at Samascnnd he was ono of a btavo little band whlclf kept an (Continued on Page 8.) NO MONEY FOR JUR.ORS House Makes Mistake In Current Expense Bill. The nctlon of the House In indefinitely postponing the bill, piovlding that litigants pay couit costH without add ing 1111 additional nppiopilatlon for Jury fees In tho current expense bill, Is llkoly to lead to endless trouble. 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