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ASSOCIATED PBBB8 OABLEOBAMS.)
dered an advance of the Russian forces in northeastern Korea A MUSCOVITE CANARD BERLIN, April 22. There is ; chiiria Ameriranc and ish t NEWCHWANG, April 22. A messenger from the Yalu says 4. that the Russians are fleeing across the river in overcrowded boats and that hundreds are drowning.. Tn dtpttv rM xArjTrtr rln'MiurTrxri7' ; ST. PETERSBURG, April 22. The Admiralty intends outfit- ting fast ships to prey on Japanese commerce in the Pacific. J 4- WANT TO KEEP ALEXIEFF. ji ST. PETERSBURG, April 22. Despite his relations with f dloff, pressure is being brought to bear to retain Alexieff as Viceroy. SHOT JAPANESE AS SPIES. HARBIN, April 22. Two Japanese officers have been convicted as spies and shot. JAPANESE SECRET SERVICE. wK( dK9E $u9h IHB v clii&$B vlH ALEXIEFF, THE RETIRING VICEROY. t PORT ARTHUR BATTLE RUMORED. YINKOW, April 20. It is reported that a battle is raein? at Port Arthur. RUSSIANS STRENGTHEN DEFENCES. SEOUL, April 20. The Russians are hastily strengthening MUKDEN, April 22. Spies in various disguises are hampering Chiutiencheng. ' - the Russians in Manchuria. ' , CHINESE ARE RESTIVE. RUSSIANS TO ADVANCE SHANGHAI, April 20. General Ma reports that the Russians are moving west of the and that it is difficult to'restrain rAKia, pru 22. it is reportea tnat uen. luiropatKin nas or- tne Uhinese trom attacking them. AFTERNOON REPORT. LIAOYANG, April 19. Skirmishes are of daily occurrence much bitterness throughout Man-1 alon he L S' Zf eWr si.de have been k whose naval vessels it is claim-1 . ST: PETERSBURG April Skrydloff, Kiuea. who has l'n selected to succeed the late Admiral Makaroff in command of assisted ed the Japanese bombardments of Port Arthur under the Japanese flag. AFTERNQON REPORT. quiet that there is no necessity for the guard to remain. ST. PETERSBURG, April 20. Admiral Alexieff has resigned the vice-royalty of Manchuria. The immediate cause of this act is the appointment of Admiral Skrydloff who is the late Viceroy's enemy, to command the Russian naval forces. It is also reported that Alexieff and Kuropatkin disagree about the conduct of the war. It has also been apparent lately that Alexieff was losing the confidence of the Emperor. The appointment of Skrydloff was made without consulting Alexieff, who recommended another. Alexieff will go to St. Petersburg before Skrydloff arrives at Port Arthur to avoid meeting him. 'Skrydloff told the Emperor he would not accept the naval command unless Alexieff was relieved as he attributed to his mistakes the reverses suffered by the Russians. ,the Port Arthur squadron, arriyedjheje today. He was greeted with the greatest enthusiasm by the people. VLADIVOSTOK, April 19. This city is short of supplies and 'nnaouams are leaving m anticipation or more serious ST. PETERSBURG, April 21. The Russian Government has xPe $15,000,000 currency against gold deposits in the treasury, tions when the land campaign opens. It is estimated that the daily expense of the war to Russia will be . It is claimed that General Kuropatkin has 300000 men mobilized in Manchunan strongholds ready to meet the advance of the $7 so 000 I I Japanese. TOKIO, April 21. Thousands of Japanese are applying at the .. . . ... , army posts and War Office for permission to join the army and fight' PuArRIS .ri1 Kuropatkin awaits 100,000 more against Russia. I men before nskmS battle- NEWCHWANG, April 21. Viceroy Alexieff has established JAPANESE TRANSPORT LIGHTS SEEN, a strict censorship at Yinkow. v ST PETERSBURG, April 21. General Kuropatkin has The foreign pilots here have received notice that if they assist graphed the Emperor that the Japanese are intrenching on the Yalu. Japanese ships they will be held subject to Russian martial law. I The lights of Japanese transports have been seen opposite Potinsa, SEOUL, Korea, April 21. Lieutenant McDonald and seventy twthe miles west of Takushan. It is believed the sec6nd Japanese privates of the Marine Guard stationed here to protect the American army is preparing to land. Ships have also been seen near Sou-Legation have been ordered to Manila. The situation in Seoul is so chou. RUSSIANS IN KOREA. TOKIO, April 21. It is reported that 1000 Russians occupy Yanggan, in northern Korea. Cossacks have burnt a Japanese settlement at Sungjin. AFTERNOON REPORT. PORT ARTHUR, April 20. The reported sinking of a Japanese cruiser in a recent fight and the damaging of two others is reiterated. NEWCHWANG, April 20. War correspondents have been allowed to proceed from here to Mukden. ST. PETERSBURG, April 20. No action has been taken yet in the matter of the resignation of Admiral Alexieff. Admiral' I Skrydloff had a conference with the Emperor today. (Mail Special to the Adertiscr.) WASHINtlON, D. C, April 9. The program for Hawaiian legislation hero is proceeding much better than many of those interested hail hoped. Probably by the time this letter reaches Honolulu' all the bill1; of pressing interest to the territory will be before the President for signature. That statement may proc optimistic but none the less signs all point that way, now. The gas bill has passed the Senate and before many da! Senator Foraker will be able to pass the electric bill there. The House Ins granted a special rule for consideration of the franchise lulls there and tinder that rule those bills will be probabl called up and passed within a few diys There will be sonic differences to be adjusted in conference or otherwise but these should not be serious obstacles as matters of generally g Speaker Cannon was inclined to have the franchise bills up during the suspension day of last Monday but friends of those bills were unwilling to risk as under suspension of the rules it requires a two-thirds majority to pass a measure. Hawaiian bills hac failed too often in times gone by to make any of the Hawaiians or their representatives here desirous of The House during the past week has been considering the Philippine Shipping bill, which was passed jestcrday, in the same form as it passed the Senate. KfForts to prolong the time, before it should go into effect were unavailing and the bill will become a law with July 1, 1905, as the date when it shall go into operation. '1 bis defers for one year the disadvantages to the Hawaiian sugar growers which the law will impose but that is regarded as far better than a law going into operation immediately. (Continued on, p iko fi.) BRITISH CRUISER MAY BOMBARD BLUEFIELDS KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 22. The British cruiser Retribution will sail for Bluefields on Tuesday to demand the release of six turtle schooners and their crews held by the Nicaragua authorities and to collect damages. Should it be necessary the Retribution will bombard Bluefields. W'" -1' "!"' e e BRITISH CRUISER RETRIBUTION. '' ' n? The six turtle sciiopiiets which may furiii.sli an international incident, belong to a famous fleet of .staunch craft owned by the people of the cayman Islandb. The Cayman Islands, are Mritish territory and are near Jamaica in the West Indies. Almost the sole commerce of the Cayman Islanders is that of handling turtles secured by the islandeis on the Nicaraguan and Ilouduiau coasts. They are the turtle fishers-in-chief of the world. The green turtle soup esteemed by the Aldermen of London and by the patrons of the best lestaurants in all the cities of the United States is placed upon the tables through the energy and daring of the Cayman turtle catchers on those Central American coasts. The fishermen carry their catches in schooticis to Jamaica and from that place they are exported by steamer to the principal cities of the world. In the past there have been many clashes between the Caymans and the soldiers of Honduras and Nicaragua as the governments of those countries object to the big profits the Caymans make on the turtles, and the latter can only he secured as they are basking in the sun along the beaches 4,.. 4.. .4. ..4.. 4 . 4,..4...4,..4..-4....4...--4'"-4-' ,,,i..,i.,.i...i............--S-k--)--) 4 . . -- i HpiiPpi 1?iii2 F?eiiBi &! '.w' rO'''M('"rvv'' TiK: yre r,'ff)e5T J'i llLji ' 'V'l . x f ' t s I f'Ht " ft ahPiP. jffuf fi m w KKf I JmPVV ;fP. P IhTr wE 11 It 'hftttfcJH nBP 'MlMpS Uw W r n - w " ,l " '" " lyguyjAyy ,,...,.. .... llf'ti - 1 1 IJ I i I I I J V J lfVi I" I Mil l l' ill t t j 1 1 i 1 -1 j 1 1 1 J 1 1 1 J i 1 1 ' 1 1 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 i i i 1 1 1 1 j i i 1 i 1 i 1 j i 1 1 1 1 1 j 1 1 1 I'it 1 in j j ;t 'i'i'tuif j .!! r u 0 -" J VOL. XXXIX, NO. 33. HONOLULU, H. T., FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 1904 SEMI-WEEKLY. WHOLE No. 2683. FLEEING RUSSIANS DROWN HAWAIIAN MATTERS AS BY HUNDREDS IN THE YALU TREATED BYCONGRESSMEN Russia Threatens to Prey on Japan's Pacific CommerceJapanese Spies to Keep Alexieff Hatred of Americans and Englishmen. 4 ... 4 ... 4 ... 4 ... 4 ... 4 4 4..f ...... 4 ... 4 . 4 ... 4 ... 4 .. 1 .. 4. 4,... .. 4 ... 1 ... 4 , 1 . 4.44.. The Franchise Bills McCIellan's Work Carter Bill May Not Pass The Revenue Cutter. Withingtoh and Smith.