VOL. XXXIX, NO., 32. HONOLULU, H. T., TUESDAY, APRIL 1U, 1904 SEMI-WEEKLY. WHOLE No. 2G82.
RUSSIA WANTS TO FLOAT A
LOAN OF TWO HUNDRED MILLIONS
THE CZAR IS REPORTED
DISSATISFIED WITH ALEXIEFF
(ASSOCIATED FBKSS OABJUEQBA1IB )
LONDON, April 18. It is reported that Russia is in need of
money to finance the war. An issue of two hundred millions in'
bonds is expected.
JAPANESE ARE COURAGEOUS.
PINGYANG, April 18. The roads are in a terrible condition
near here. The Japanese display remarkable courage and endurance
in carrying on their operations in face of almost insurmountable
ST. PETERSBURG, April 18. It is stated that the Emperor
is dissatisfied with Viceroy Alexieff's conduct of the war.
DYSENTERY AT HARBIN.
ST. PETERSBURG, April 18. Dysentery has broken out
among the Russian troops at Harbin.
JAPANESE GOING TO YINKOW.
PORT ARTHUR, April 18. It is rumored that twenty Japanese
transports were sighted, going to Yinkow. '
The Russian are impatiently awaiting the landing of the Japanese.
It is quiet here.
SEOUL, April 18. The Russians are in the vicinity of Sungju
and the Japanese residents, including the consul, left there on steamer
going to Gensan.
CELEBRATING THE VICTORY.
TOKIO, April 18. The Japanese are elated over their success
at Port Arthur. Celebrations are being held in various parts of the
DELAY LAND OPERATIONS.
VLADIVOSTOK, April 18. No land operations are expected
to take place here very soon.
MUKDEN, April 18. Heay rains have rendered the roads impassable
and operations have been suspended. ---
PORTLAND, Ore., April 16. The floods in Eastern Oregon
are delaying traffic on the railroads.
PITTSBURG, April 16. Andrew Carnegie has created a fund
of $5,000,000 for the benefit of the dependants of those losing their
lives in the performance of heroic deeds in the United States and
Canada ; also for the benefit of the heroes themselves if they survive
WASHINGTON, D. C., April 15. The Senate today passed
the Canal Bill for the administration of the Panama Canal strip.
WASHINGTON, D. C, April 16. Congress will probably adjourn
on the 28th of this month.
ST. PETERSBURG, April 16. It is rumored here that the
Japanese landed 12,000 men west of the Yalu. The Russians attacked
and drove them back to the ships with heavy loss in men.
TIENTSIN, April 2. Some Americans
have hired a Chinaman's house
at Yinkow to hold a meeting and hoist,
etl an American ting. The Itusslan authorities
have caused It to bo hauled
TIENTSIN, March 31. The British
Consul at Yinkow has Riven notlco to
the British residents that although
ltussla has proclaimed martial law,
British subjects need not obey it
the Consul receives Instructions
from the British Minister concerning
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ST. PETERSBURG, April 16. It is believed that the Japanese
are using submarine boats at Port Arthur.
RUSSIAN REPORT OF BOMBARDMENT.
PORT ARTHUR, April 16. In the Japanese bombardment of
this place, occuring Thursday, seven Chinamen and five soldiers
were killed and three Chinamen wounded. The town was not
damaged although the Japanese fired 185 projectiles.
HARBIN HEARD 'FROM.
HARBIN, April 16. China is showing a more conciliatory spirit.
Food prices are rising.
RUSSIA'S BATTLE LINE, f
LIAOYANG, April 16. The Russian intrenchments on the
Yalu have been completed. The center is, at Antung, the right flank
rests at and the left at
HERE'S GOOD CHEEK.
NEW YORK, April 16. President Deforest of the Wireless
Telegraph Company has requested that Secretary Hay protest
against the intention of Russia to treat the users of wireless telegraphy
in the field as spies.
THE PALACE FIRE AT SEOUL.
SEOUL, April 16. With the exception of the Kinseiken building,
which is in the European style, all the palace buildings were
consumed in yesterday's fire. The Emperor has taken refuge in the
library of the Kinseiken. Archives andt treasures were destroyed.
SEOUL, Korea, April 15. The palace of the Korean Emperor
was destroyed today by fire. The Emperor, escaped without injury.
The fire caused great consternation at the Korean Court and among
the people. It is believed the fire was set by incendiaries.
WASHINGTON, D. C, April 15. Formal notice has been
served on the United States Government that Russia will regard as
spies and shoot correspondents using wireless telegraphy for the
transmission of their dispatches.
TIENTSIN, China, April 15. It is reported that twelve per
cent, of the Japanese troops in Korea are ill. The hardships of the
campaign are having a telling effect on the Japanese soldiers and
may cripple the movements in contemplation.
ST: -PETERSBURG, Russia, Kuropatkin
will soon have 120,000 troops between Mukden and Liao Yang.
Admiral Alexieff reports that there are now only two undamaged
battleships at Port Arthur.
HARBIN, April 17. Two Japanese officers, disguised as lamas,
have been captured. They intended to blow up the railroad bridge
SEVASTOPOL NOT SUNK.
ST. PETERSBURG, April 17. The reported sinking of the
Russian battleship Sevastopol is officially denied.
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Russians in Korea.
ST. PETERSBURG, April 19. The first sub-marine boat intended
for use at Port Arthur has been shipped in sections to that
RUSSIANS IN KOREA.
SEOUL, April ig. A strong force of Russians is advancing
down the Eastern Korean coast near Gensan.
JAPANESE FORCES MOVING.
SHANGHAI, April 19. Forty Japanese transports have landed
a portion of an army at Takushan. The others will embark at Yon-
gampho to force the Yalu.
MADAME MAKAROFF'S PENSION.
ST. PETERSBURG, April 19. The widow of Admiral
has been granted an annual pension of $10,000.
PORT ARTHUR, April 18. It is reported that a Japanese
cruiser has been sunk.
TIENTSIN, April 18. Seventy Japanese transports are reported
to be going to Kinchow.
ST. PETERSBURG, April 18. An attempted landing by the
Japanese at Korea Bay has been prevented by the Russian forces
ST. PETERSBURG, April 18. The belief is growing here that
Admiral Togo's submarine mines"sunk"the Russian battleship. Petro-
STRIKE STOPS WORK
ON FOUR BATTLESHIPS
QUINCY, Mass., April ig. Twenty-five hundred men employed
in a shipyard near here have struck, thus stopping work on the battleships
Rhode Island, New Jersey, Vermont and Washington.
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comnanied Alexieff her to assist in the defence.
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-..1 iu a 1 ax in from Quiiicy. The battleship Vermont will be a vessel of 17,604
PARIS, April 17. It is reported that Alexieff has been ordered tons and when completed will be thc most powerful vessel in thc
not to permit the fleet to leave Port Arthur before the arrival of navy. The battleships New Jersey and Rhode Island are sister ships
Skrydloff. of the same class as thc battleship Georgia, a vessel of 15,000 tons.
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