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THE CRuWu ON THE I»A."WTf WATCIIINO THE HORBES GOTKG TO THE POST. SWEEPING STRIKE ORDER ■COAST TRADE IN PERIL. yes-Haven Men Won't Go Out Strike Breakers in Street Battle. An order ■which, if obeyed, will call out all th* freight handlers along the line of the 3for-York, Xew-Havou and Hartford Kail road was gent out }Tsterday by Lawrence Cnjrran, president of the International Plight Handlers' Union. A threat to rail out the marine firemen ol gll the steamship linos in the Atlantic Coast trade iras made by Jamil Sullivan, general ierrfiarj cf the fixemen'f crpinization. Frrdght was move-? freely at the New- Haven piers in the city, but there was a con gestion at the yards in Mott Haven. Three men were phot, one bring a police man, in an affray at Park Bow and New- Chimbere-St.. caused by ■ ftriker, who threw a brick into a crowd of Italian strike breakers. Freight handlers in Xew- Haven voter] not to strike in sympathy, declaring that they did not believe the demand!? of the New- York men were fair. CURRAX CALLS MEN OUT. SulUxxin Say tt 6.000 Marine Firemen Will Strike. l*n*fl late In The after— an it looked yester day as though the fiUsM handlers' *Tik» hnd "petered out." Then Lawrence ('urrr.n, presi dent of the Jr.u rrational Freight Handlers' Vnlon, announced that be had told P. J. Flan aery. general secretary of the union. In Chicago, that it was esfential to the success of the strike to call out a!'. th.' local unions affected this morning A!' the locals along the line of the Wim Till Nc-.v-!lave:i and Hartford liailroad will be affected. The men cal'ei out Include freight handlers, freight clerks, weighers and truck loaders. The unions called out. are Proviuenoe. No. Y.\. New- Haven. Noe. 07 and &S; liridgeport. No. ('.'«. Na«hua, No. tt; Lowell. No. M; Lawrence, No. 24; West Chtsrer. No. $?>; Manrhcstt-r, N. H.. Nj. 12; two locals In Boston, one of which is al ready out, tad th* two in New-York, already out. James BulliwM. general iliinUlf of the At- Ur.tic Coast Marine ITsresU«n*S Union, 6ald last right th»t the question of Calling out all the Biarins uurlsttl was under consideration, and that, If the 2\'«w-Hav*n ofSdale refused to ar!■! trate the air«-.renrf:ii with the strikers, a strUn ef all the n:h.rtne :iremen would be ordered with ent doubt. MAY CALL, DVT G,0»OO FIREMEN. "This extension of the strike," he said, "will urine out about I/800 additional firemen and oilers, and v:il be ordered by the general execu tive Loar<s c: the Atlantic Coast Marine Firs* laens T"Eio:.. which can be convened within t»ecty-fcur sours. 1 shall probably send t'-le rnmsa to-rr.orrow n'.omiriK. convening the board. •Te do m . tntsnd to interfere with the ferrjr boats, as we wast to inconvenience the i>ul/.:»- ;.s Uttie &£ possible." Th« flreicen are not anxious to go out, bet tho» who were i>e*n last night at the lo^al httiquirter*. No. 303 West-st., caid tln-y fully *»ptc'.ed to so out this morning. They declared ta»ir Intention to obey the. orders <>f the onion. U th» ir.en go out. the coastwise shipping of the Whole Atlantic coast, from Portland, Me., to <;a>- TesUon. Tex., wJS be tied up, the lines affected *eingthe ilorgan. Ma'.lcry. Ward. Clyde. lU-<i li, Mew-York and Porto Rico, Munson, Ocean EtaaEhip Company of Savannah, and th o;-j Dominion. The Jirirrinen are well organized, and •** close; y affiliated with the matins engineers. *t« t&tineeis are expected to Bti<k to the f.re •en - by refusing to work with non-unlor. men. FERItIES TO BE SPARED. *■*•* was talk yesterday that the Bremen <>n wrrlttji^j^ Manhattan would he cslle . out, but CuT-aa «aid he would not uliow this m be do&e. '*'• «stnt the Bymralhy or th- public in this ■•ot," he Bai<l. "and we would certainly lose it >' tyir.j up the ferries. It would only banner *■» Public ar.d do us absolutely no mod; in fact. « would be simply cuttiug our own throat ?. •^Ue from the ferryboats, we wl!l, if need bo. " Out every man and tie up everything poggl blf." The only Mrls«s delay caused by the strike in yesterday was at the Molt Haven yards, •**!"« freight has accumulated faster than the sTetn bunds can move it. The express bant it aryland was ruiir,!rs all day. and by night the * to *i' up m , t*. an(J ,^ n trarM? f < . r boats care ■"""tog. A.i pirhuuilili freight that formerly *Ui shipped through the Mott lia\»'ii jards Is now being *hipi,«-i ' :<: < mid from New- England points by •■# of the Poiighkeepsie Bridge. About eighty Italians are now working In the Mott Haven yards. In i>lace of the strikers. ■he men are not easily handled, and the fore »*n say that It Ukes about ten Italians to do Or * m ">'« work. Twenty Italians me n.-fded carry a piano, and even then they managed 1 ■■'.!...... ,: «a third pas*. ERAJ ' CHANGE IN TIMK PENNSYLVANIA _ toTUD »» ichert»r Ma y 29tQ - thert w "> be a general rban£« ll( >'i. SfSb!;.S, oo f Ulket •K*nts for full luforma f2*" »«y »tn. (h*-r^ wUI be a general uSS^S. on * ult "fkt-i agenu for full hit *2» •» IT* P. M.. inatead of . .'. • ••' ■ ... a ..: wa.x.. * twm.t lo W**iun«n,n. V. C.-vA*lt- To-day, «hower» and cooler. To-morrow, 'air brl»k ■outhweit wind*. THE PICKET WINNING THE BROOKLYN HANDICAP AT GRAVESEND YESTERDAY. (Copyright. N. W. Fenlleld, 1904.) MRS. 11. L JONES FOUND. IX CITY ALT. THE TIME. Lived in West Side Boarding House — Goes With Husband. Mrs. 11. L*eroy Jones, who disappeared so mys trrlnnslj two weeks ago at 'he Morris Park track, and for whom the police have been con stantly searching, wns found last night i;: ■ boarding house, the location of which was kepi secret. A woman, who, Robert I- Cutting Bays, la ;i Ftranjrfr to th» Jones family, saw ;'_ woman answering the description of Mrs. Jones enter the boarding ho:we yesterday innrning. The house is on the West Bide, between Twentieth and Thirtieth Fts. The stranger Immediately sent word to Mr. Jones, who Brent directly to the house. He was taken to th° room occupied by Mrs. Jones, and Identified the effects there as th' fp of his wife. Mr. Cutting was Informed and jolnffl Mr. Jor.es. They waited until 4:30 o'clock, when M:«. Jonea entered the room. According to Mr. Cutting the meeting of hus band nml wife was pathetic Mr. Jonea rushed forward ar.d clasped his wtf» in his armi ing repeatedly : ••Why have you done this?" Mr? Jon^s stepped back. and. aft»r looking at her husband for a few moments 1n a bewild ered manner, s;:id: "I left because of the treatment I received I wanted to be free and care for myself. I have been bout looking for a i -o,iti<.M as governess and have secured one, which I am to take n^xt Tuesday." Mr. Cutting and Mr. Jones took Mrs. Jones In a cab to the Jooea borne. No. ■; Ku.st Twelfth-st. She dined with the family last night. She did ...ntent until phe h-tii seen her child. The s . from her ben llderment One of the strange features connected with the woman's tooWntertts 1 WnTW «Tie Wfll vn sstnsj is that, according to her story, she bad been in this city all the while, had pawned her old laoe and a diamond sunburst pin in a pawnshop In Third-aye.. had even Inserted an advertisement tar a position as governess In a daily paper, and avoided all detective- On this point Mr. Cutting criticises the work of the police. Mr. Cutting Withheld the name of th^ pawn shop, and su.kl that h» intended to go there to day and Investigate. When she was found Mr?. Jones had >- v . She wore the tame dress that she had on when she disappeared. Her face was pale and haggarJ and showed the effects of great mental unrest Mr. Cutting says she is Ftill in an unbalanced stato of mind, and makes inconsistent statements. As an example, accord- Ing to Mr. Cutting, Mrs. Jones said »he had ad vertised for a. position In a daily paper, but iHfilri reading anything of her disappearance in the papers. When ask»-d where Mrs. Jones was found Mr. Cuttir.g said: "I have promised the landlady or the house -.•.her- Mrs Jones bad been staying that l would .i rive her name nor the locatioa of her house, it is a high Class boarding house, and the land lady is afraid the publicity of its having har l*>red Mrs. Jones would mean ruin to her busi- Tto keep Mis. Jom-s auiel the family promised her when she was taken home that she would I,^ rree to do as she pleased, and that no watch would be placed on her. Mr Jones la overjoyed at hia wife a return, and Pays he will tain her to the country for the Hummer an devote himself to raring for her. Mrs. Phillip Hone, of No. 216 Edgecombe-avs M the mother of Mrs. Jones, was Informed of her daughter's r<-turn. Mrs. Jonea disappeared on the 10th of this month while at the Mom? Park racetrack, whither her husband bad taken bet the hope of relieving her of melancholia, she left the grand stand shortly before the fourth race, and did not return. A search was made, Jwt no trace of her could be found. The husband returned to the city, and at • dock , nY "' v 'l s note written by his wife on the stationer] of the Lafayette-Bre%oort Hotel, aarlng that she had BOM to work for a living, and ending with the words, "Please don't. " At l o'clock on the morning of the 18th Rob en L. Cutting, the lawyer and friend of the Jones family, reported the dhmppearanea to the police, giving her name M -.Martha Cutting and her aidreas aa his own. A general alarm wt :■ sent out for her. Thereafter it became known that the missing woman was Mrs. Jones. Bha was variously reported as being in Bridge port and Hartford, it v -- lS reported that she had rone back to the stage and had gone to Mrs jonea is ■ great-granddaughter of Philip Hone and a niece of Joseph rbach, the law y.r Her husband is the great-grandson or ex- Mayor Kingsland. Mr*. Jones was married to Mr. Jones on February 10. IKW. Her first mar riage took place on January 23. IS9O. when as Miss Margaret Hon.- nhe was married to Archi bald K. Mackax m October, ivj-.. she ob tained a divorce in BkNtS Palls on the ground of desertion On ih.' day following her divorce She was married to Paul Topper WUkes, an actor, Crom whom she obtained a divorce In Brooklyn. . , She then went on the stage and was known ns Virginia Paul. . DR. BURGESS IN DANGER. Carriage in Which Bishop Is Driv ing W reeled. ..;. BtTi Lone Js'.an!. May Bishop Bureesd of the fliOfieaw of I.ons [stand, had ■ nnrro-.v escape* fTOW injury her.- to-old '• Th»> bishop came up from Garden City to administer confirmation to :i cl.ifs of lldatei at Christ Church. H« «ra« met at the station by the liev. H. H. Washbuin, the rector or the church, vitii a earrtaCß. As they were driving toward the rectory through the village, a carriage belonging to Camilla Weidenfeld and driven by a coachman locked wheels with the minister's carriage and tore off one of the wheels of Mr. Washburn's rig r?oth the bishop and the minister had a narrow escape from being thrown out. and the hUhcp would probably have been hurt had not Mr. VTashbum caueht him. H %IIV MID-PRINCETON BASEBALL, At Princeton. May 28. Special train via Pennsyl vania Railroad, leaves West 23rd Street 1! « p. m.. Desbrosses and Cortlandt Bta.. 12;* J. returaln* at c'.osk of aTaint. — AdvU NEW- YORK. FRIDAY, MAY 27. 1904. -FOURTEEN PAGES.-.v^^Vr,.^ THE PICKET'S BROOKLYN. IRISH LAD IS SECOND. Western Colt TaJces Handicap in a Drive- Proper Third. Ten solid acres of men r.nd women, herded like sheep, within the gatea of the Brooklyn Jockey Club'a Inelosure at Qravesend yesterday, saw The. Picket, winner of the American Derby, win the mi it sensational Brooklyn Handicap thai has un since the day I>iy Monopole, Blue Wing and Hidalgo finished heada apart and aaw him win from a field that in brilliancy has ne\f>r be fore 1 '«!i equalled on th« American turf. In winning the most popular handicap th*> Eastern turf has to offer, this four-year-oM BOD Of Fal setto did not cheapen the renown of the groat perfonnera he defeated, but rather placed him self a horse that hitherto haa attracted the at tention only of the prof'-.- . en! on aa equality with th.-m. Hereafter the name of Th« Picket will be mentioned with the same rever ence the Idolater of the thoroughbred haa be stowed upon iriph i^i'l. Hermis, Africander and McChesney. The race was truly run, th>> mile and a <ju irter being coven 1 In 2:063-5, and th" 1 winner at the weig I l 119 pounds Ti>- 11.I 1 . :•. ■ •he '. urt teji feet from thai magnlficei ' the American or^-'l racehorse Irish Lad, who conceded bUi pounds actual weight t' l him. and who h the pace from the rise of the barrier to within Ire The decision, in fact. upon a nod of a weary and the Judis-.-.-i caught The l*i« first. IUISH LAD GREAT JX DEFEAT, Ii doea :ot .;.■':.!■ t in the least from The :• nd'd victory to add th.it Irish Lad most .i- great In defeat :■» he. would have been in victory. He made nil tl.» pa/ c, • off Ms c.M.-r rival, Hermia, and h id ''-t sJi l him— tpohidfng those two THF JOCKrfr rTEI/3EBJCN Who rod* the winner. Other members of the ;ti istocratlc "lilp four" Africander and MeChesne] beaten at every fur long of th<> long Journey. He was the choice of a vast majority of the forty-five thousand people who were within the Inelosure and of the millions throughout the length and breadth <:f the country who have been looking forward to Brooklyn Handicap Day and to the meeting of the turf giants which the list of probable starters promised with ns much eagerness us they bestow on any of the holidays of church or state The odds against him yesterday were never better than •"• to I, and as the money continued to pour into the ring the prices were gradually shortened to 11 to r>; and ii' post time many bookmakers refused to accept any bets at all against his chances. The Picket, on the other hand, was third choice Ilermis being taken at fours— in preference, and throughout the entire period of speculation as much as 8 to 1 could be bad against his chain <-s. It must not lie Inferred, however, from these figures, that Th<- Plckett was overlooked or was permitted -as they say :it the truck— "to run loos'-." As !i matter of fac-t, he was the medium of not one, but many wagers, the volume of which places them in the category of plungers. For weeks thr watchful raHbird* bare been whispering the praises of this four-j'ear-old odl v.iih an earnestness . nd • I muew •■ that has made many converts, and when the opinion of these rail birds was corroborated by Carl Jung bmth. the colt's owner, and, Carrol Reid, his trainer, s number of the big turf speculator! prepared to clear for action. John W. Oates and John A. Drake, notwithstanding the fact that the litter was starting bis brown Bprmtsr Run rels against The Picket, both became converts, and they backed their convictions with such blithe disdain of the uncertainties of horssmo* itij:' that had The picket been compelled to carry In gold the actual weight of money their genial nods to the commissioners stood for. be would be running yet. JOHN IT. GATES HAPPY AT RESULT. As the number corresponding to that carried by the winner was run up on the number board ». Cvuliau«4 oa fUlh »•«•> THE PICKET. CRUSHED UNDER "AUTO." MACIIIXE A. P. HAXXAS. Betfond Control' It Jumps Stone Wall— Two Men Injured. A twenty-five horsepower Winton touring car. sal.i t<> be owned by Alfred P. Hanan, the wealthy ahoedealsr, became unmanageabta but night In James's, or Riverside Lane, a twlstinu thoroughfare twenty feet wide, leading to the Albany Post Road from Riverdale-ave., jumped a stone wall, turned a half somersault, and, fir: - ing around, flopped completely over, plnninu two of its four occupants underneath it. One of these was Christopher Woerz, said te be the aon of the weathly brewer of the firm of Beadlfston & Woerz. The others were Will iam K. McGuirk, who was driving, of No. 19 Bast One hundred and twenty ninth st ; Louis Bretea and I^ouie Helnschmidt. who Bald they lived xt No. 128 West Twenty-eigl:th-st. No, 128 Wesi Twenty-ebjhth-st. is a public school. McOutrk ar.d Helnschmidt were taken to Ford ham Hospital, bruised and scalded, and. it Is .. with aerloua internal injuries. Word of th,- accident wa« sent to Mr. Hanan and he went to the scene in an automobile. He too* BrSSH and Woerz away, leaving two men to ijuard the wrecked niachl:. 'i'he men had been rldltig: about Tarrytown, t>.. y aald, and through sleepy Hollow. Coming down Broadway, through Toakora and River dale, it was •!"' i.led there were better roads on the other side of Vsvi Cortlandt Park, and a cut through Jameafa Lane was decided o:i. James's Lai.e haa a "mean" incline, which Is so narrow that two carriages have trouble in passing each other. McGulrk was acting as driver, and about one hundred yards off Hroadway he began to work at tn-» machine gear, pulling' th« levers and putting on brakes. Tn»n he burst out with: "The running gear is broken.' I can't control it! I don't know what to do:" Ho continued t>, wnrk at th*« l«ver. hut thf machine, which lie had not allowed la k" fasi down the hill, (it beyond his control and whl/.zed ahead, gaming in momentum at e\e:y yard. To the l"ft. of th^ mac! atone ■'A.iii thr<.c feet high. The automobile, speeding forty mile.; an hour, darted to ■ f th»- road, u.r.,1 the front and r- ..n the left aide skidded along the top of tins walL Then tt durtt-d to the other aide, it shot bad again and leaped ov->r the stone wall, half tlpptai ao it did so. it strui k the ground, turned com pletely around, and weni back at the atone wall, tipping over bottom side up, with its front wheela r-.st; ig on the tor. of the wall Woera ai who were in the r-ar seat, wer.- hurled fr..m their seats and *hot down th. rollin- declivity Inside the wall McOutrk and Helnschmi.lt were pinned under the front part of the machine. The wall inclosed property surrounding the sanatorium of lir. Theodore I!. Kellogg. !!• waa Bitting on his front porch, an.i heard the shouts of the injured men and th.-ir compan ions. He r.Mi to the spot. and. calling to seen* of \\,^ , with their aid and thai si - and Wo.-rz pulled the HUtomobile from th* ni«ri underneat]) in the mean time a woman driving by had cldent She drove her horse on lh»' run to Mosbolu Parkway, where met Bi cycle Policeman McNally, and told him ..f the accident. He rode lo the erene and again call -d the Ptordham Hospital ambulanre, already for by i>r. Kellogg. MoQulrk said alter reaching the hospital that the steering H' ■■"' hir htm in the stomach wh?n it broke, and it is feared be has aerloua Internal Injuries. I>r. Ktlloßtr and a neK'hr.or. Dr. Joyce, helped I>r. McGowan, of Fordham Hospital, dress th ■ injured men'a hurts. McOulrk and Heinsrhmkll each sustained broken ribs ;..n<i were bad!] bruised. I'ISC()CNT D'OYLEY SHOT. Son of Dr. John Evans Dies from Wound in Paris. Palis, May 2G.— Tvon Evans, known .is Vis count D*Oyley, »•. son of the American dentist. Dr. John Evans, died to-day at a private sana torium us the result of a bullet wound received under mysterious circumstances. The family is somewhat prominent here. Dr. John Evans tM-lii^ ii nephew of the late Dr. Thomas \V. Evans, who assisted Empress Eugenic in her Might from Paris after the Franco-Prussian War. l>r. John Evans, who came from Balti more, received the title of the Marquis D'Oyley from th* Pope, his older son assuming the title of Count D'Oyley and the younger that of Vis count D'Oyley. by which they were generally known. Th.- younger son. who was twenty-four years old, recently became enamoured of Mm*. Ptluck er, a Peruvian, who was sojourning at Vichy. Despite the protests Of his family, the viscount and the Peruvian visited the Riviera together, remaining at Cannes for some time. Dr. Evans energaili ally protested against his ton's course, and finally cut off his income. This brought the couple back to Paris, where they arrived a week ago. going to the Hotel de Rlvoll. At 6 o'clock on Monday evening last a shot whs heard m the chamber of the viscount, and when th» proprietor of the hotel reached th» chamber he found the viscount on a bed wits a wound in his left breast. Mme. Pflucker, who was In the room, said that the viscount had shot himself, and, although weak from loss of blood, the wounded man seemed to confirm this state ment, saying that the shooting took place while he was handling a weapon. He was taken to a. private sanatorium, where an operation for laparotomy was performed. Mine. Pflucker remained constantly at his bed side. Viscount D'Oyley became unconscious, and lingered until this morning, when he died. The police began an Investigation, which brought out the foregoing facts. Mme. Pflucker was examined by the police, and later was provisionally released, but was told to hold herself at the disposal of the au thorities. She bears out the theory of suicide by showing two letters which Viscount D'Oyley had addressed to the authorities, stating that it was his Intention to commit suicide, owing to family difficulties. The body was taken to the morgue for a post mortem examin* Uon, PROPER, HERMIS. IRIBH LAD AVT> THE PICKET. THE FINISH OF THE RACE i Taken from an angle i FALL OF KLYCHOW REPORTED. RUSSIANS DRIVEN TOWARD PORT ARTHUR AFTER A DAY'S DESPERATE FIGHTING. Assault on Dalny Said To Be Under Way — Rumor of a Great Russian Reverse in the Tatung Pass. Kin-Chow was captured by the Japanese after half a day's hard fighting, Tokio dispatches said. The attack began at dawn yeste and by noon the town was taken. The Russians retired to heights on the Kwan-Tung Peninsula, from which they were driven toward Port Arthur in the afternoon. One of the dispatches said that an attai Dalny was going on. Viceroy Alexieft* reported that Japanese gunboats had bom harried the west shore of the Kwan-Tung Peninsula, about thirteen miles from Fort Arthur, and that further operations to block the channel had failed. It was believed that two Japanese torpedo boats and some launches had been sunk by the Russian tire. There was a rumor sent from Xew-Chwang that fifteen thousand Russians had been surprised by thirty thousand Japanese in the Tatung Pass on May 38, and had lost four thousand men. Nothing in General Kuropatkins report, dated May 25, bears out the story. The com mander in chief says that the Eastern Manchurian situation is practically unchanged. Japanese Positions on Peninsula — Battle on May 18. St. Peter«burtf. May 26.— The general staff has revived the following telegram, dated May 25. Troni Gener.i! Kuropa^kin: on May S3 sot scouts near Pitsu-Wo and in tbs Kuans-Tun* peninsula ascertained that JtfMKM outposts occupied the heights two ■ nile* south "' the station of Wafung-Tien. Three miles In their rear were two squadrons of cavalry at the line. Two and a half companies Of the 1-th Infantry protect*] both flanks by infantry ecreena of forty men each. Further southward Infantry and cavalry were disposed among the vlllagea bordering on th* railway. Ahom Poi.-u.-Tier. thr^e thousand troops of all arm.- an. l ri\- gum are concentrated In the neighborhood of Pitsu-Wo and further south the Japanese landing continues, the troops marching thence toward Kin-Chow with cover- Ing detachments thrown out on the west. According to Chinese reports, a battle took place at Kin-Chow on May IS In which the Jap anese lost 100 own. The Russian losses were not so great. A Japanese landing at Tnku-sha,n began fly« ■ lays igo, and It is reported that ort.flOO troops, principally Infantry, were landed, but this has not yet been sutliciently verified. Th» troops landed are man htng from Taku-Shan northwest toward Bto>Yea and southwest toward Port Ar thur. One of our ROtnias encountered a Japanese detachment on the night of May L>>-i.'l, at Bltkhoucbmtse, ami caused great consternation among the Japanese, who opened a wild fire against the Cossarka In the darkness they tin d upon their our men. On May 21 ■ Russian reconnoitring party got behind the Japanese army near Tansanchints«\ on th»» main read from BaahedM to Llao-Yang. and found ■ Japanese detachment three hun dred stroag Heavy transport wagons were in cessantly passing. The Russian scouts watched for sixteen hours, and In this time at least ls,«iix> Chinese and COM SB coolies passed, to gether with 200 carts. The Japanese finally discovered and attacked the Russian scouts, all of whose harass were killed The .scouts were obliged to return on loot. There is M change in the general situation in the Fenfc-Wanc-Cheng district. Cossacks re port that the Japanese are constructing fortifica tions around Feng-Wang-ChensT. where they have a force of 3Ui€oo infantry and 2,000 cavalry. with tbtrty-flrt field guns. The Japanese advance guard has advanced to tweity-tw,. miles north of the I River, their front being turned toward Salmadza and Wang- Tten-Slen. They are effecting no other move ments north of the I River. It is reported that a great many Japanese cavalry homes have become exhausted and are broken down. Ii I'M OR OF GREAT DEFEAT. Russian Loss of 5,000 Men in Tatung Pass Reported. London. May IT — The Shan-Hai-Kwan corre ppond«»nt of "The Dally Chronicle"" sends a re port received from New-Chwang that on May L' 3. thinking that the Japanese had retired from Feng- Wang-Cheng, tifteen thousand Russians from Hal-Chen? and Liao-Vang marched toward Feng-Wang-Cheng. They were surprised by thirty thousand Japanese in the Tatung Pass. The Russian casualties were four thousand, and over a thousand Russians surrendered. The report does not state the Japanese losses. m BOMBARDING COAST. Japanese Gunboats in Action — Attempts to Mine Channel. St. Petersburg, May 2»V -The following dis patch from Viceroy Alexieff. dated May 2t>. has been received by the Emperor: Reports from Rear Admirals Wittsoeft and Grlgorovitch to-day state that the enemy bom barded from In-«len-Tsi Bay. on the west coast of Kwang-Tung Peninsula, about thirteen miles north of Port Arthur, with gunboats. The Vice roy's dispatch does not give the date of the bom bardment.) On the following night the Japanese attempted to block the roadstead of Port Arthur with mines, and from shore observations it is believed deal some steam launches and two torpedo boats were sunk. Between May 18 and May 21 the Russians cleared eleven of the enemy's mines from the roadstead. The boats of the merchant steamer Amoor, with a dr?d£er and a steatn launch, hava been brought, lo fort Arthur from Dalny, KTROPATKIN'S REPORT. PRICE THREE CENTS. A DAY'S HARD FIf.HTIVi;. Capture of Kin-Chaw and 'A*sault on Dahvi Reported. London, May 27.— The Toklo correspondent of "The Daily Express" says it Is reported unoffi cially that the Japanese, have captured Kfn- Chow and are now attacking I>a!ny. The T<->kio correspondent of "The Daily Mail. ' under date of May 2*», - According to ■x trustworthy report, the Japan ese occupier} Kin-Chow to-. lay. Circumstantial accounts of th» storming anri I .apture of Kin-Chow, identical with the reports received BOJ the ("entral Xcv s from Toltio. are sent by the Shanghai correspondents of "The Standard" and "Daily Telegraph." "The Morning Post's" Tokio correspondent MM that the Japanese occupied Kin-Chow on i , Thursday afternoon, and are advancing to at | tack the Russians occupying the heights south ; of the tawn. "The Standard's" Tokio correspondent, tele i graphing at O..'U> o'clock last night, says: It Is reported that the Japanese have occu pied Kin-Chow. Official confirmation of the rumor :.-* expected hourly. The correspondent of the Central News .it Tokio sends word that the Japanese attacked Nan-Kwan-Llnj? on the narrowest part of tti# Kwan-Tung peninsula yesterday and drove baric the Russians by main force. An attack on Kin-Chow, the dispatch adds. began at 'lawn to-day, and by noon Kin-Chow was In the hands of the Japanese, who occupied th~ castle. The fighting continued during the afternoon and was of the most desperate character. It Is believed the casualties were heavy. After the occupation of Kin-Chow the Rus sians retired In good order to the heights fur ther south, which were attacked by the full Japanese force and carried after a stubborn, resistance. In an earlier message the correspondent of the Central News said that Japanese spies ted ascertained that the Russians had thirty guns at Kin-Chow and numerous mines and wire entanglements at all points where a Japanese attack was expected. "The Tiroes' Feng- Wang-Cheng correspond ent, under date of May 25, says: The outposts are keeping in touch, but there is practically no righting. One hundred' Cos sacks appeared within twenty miles of this po sition on May 23. There are no signs of Rus sians moving In force south of Uao-V The correspondent of "The Tlme3" ■>■- beard that paper's steamer Halmun. says: In order to verify reports of landings on th* *est side of the Llao-Tung Peninsula, I crul3«4