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iates .t adfartisiag made haws N aplcatla.
Jap8 Make General Land and
Naval Attack.
$apanese Dominate All Strategic Points
at the Outer Forts-Heavy
Fighting Confrmed.
CHEFOO, August l.-11 p.m-That a gen
Qral land and naval attack was made on
Port Arthur today is indicated by informa
tion from various sources.
The statement that the naval attack was
made at 4 in the morning comes from an
authoritative but not diplomatic quarter.
Junks which arrived here today say the
Japanese recently occupied the Liauti hills
and Sushiyem. which is two or three miles
north of the fortress.
Five warships and seven torpedo boat
destroyers, according to the junks, re
turned to Port Arthur the night of August
Taps Hold Dominating Positions.
Special Dispatch to The Evening Star.
NEW YORK. August 1.-A cablegram
from Paris says: The Journal's St. Peters
burg correspondent learns that the Japa
nese now hold all positions which domi
nate Port Arthur. In the dark hours of
early morning great siege guns of the
Japanese were operated on all the hills
around the stronghold, and a rain of fire
fell on all the Russian positions. town.
dock yards and harbor. The bursting of
Japanese shells and the fires kindled
thereby, and flashes of Russian guns. in
reply to the bombardment, made the space
within the semi-circle of the Japanese lines
a veritable seething cauldron of flame and
smoke as seen from the surrounding hill
Honors for Infant Son.
A cablegram from St. Petersburg says:
The czar has issued an army order ap
pointing the czarevitch hetman or general
of all the Cossack regiments. This post
has always been held by the heir to the
Russian throne.
Victims of Traitors or Spies.
l e.Iai l)ispatch to The Evening Star.
NiEW YORK. August 15.-A cablegram
frn Paris says: The St. Petersburg cor
respondent of the Echo de Paris reports
Admiral Wironius as saying today that no
official information of the fate of the Port
Arthur and Vladivostok fleets has been re
ceived. He said he was convinced that
the Japanese had well-equipped " sptes
among the Russians. Togo had certain'y
obtained information beforehand of a ton
templated sortie of the two fleets. "We
are." concluded the admiral. "undoubtedly
victims of traitors or spies."
Conirms Heavy Fighting.
BERLIN. August 15.-A dtspatch to the
Lokal Anzeiger from Tokyo, received to
day, confirms the reports that heavy fight
ing has occurred at Port Arthur during the
past few days. The Japanese captured
three Russian batteries and secured posi
tions close to the inner fortifications. Both
sides lost heavily. The Japanese have
commenced a bombardment from Lang
mountain on the harbor and inn>r de
Dispatch Pails to Locate Three Missing
ST. PETERSB3'RO. August 15, 4:20 p.m.
- The war office today received a message
from Port Arthur. in which Gen. Stoessel,
ur.der date of August 11, reports a success
full repulse of a general a.qsault on the Rlus
sian outer positions during the night fol
lowing the departure of the Russian squad
ron. He does not mention a naval engage
went or refer to the return of the warships.
The foreign office has received a telegram
frC.m M. Pavioff. the former Russion min
ister at Seoul. Korea, from Shanghai, re
pcrting the rre.sence there of Capt. Reit
anatein's flagship, the Askold and a tor
p(do boat destroyer, both severe.ly dam
aged and in need of repairs. He does not
mention the other three Russian vessels
reported to he off Shanghai.
The admiralty has received a teleg,ram
fiom (Capt. Matousevitch of the Czarevitch.
now at Taingtau. saying he is recovering
and that he received a visit on board the~
Ciarevitch from a Prussian prince. who
came in 'behalf of the German navy to
salute their brave Russian comrades.
The telegram fails to clear up the where
abtcuts of three warships reported here to
be coaling at Tslngtau.
Russian Paper Says That American
Promises Evaporate.
ST. PETER8Bt'RG, August 15. -Tioday's
issue of the Novoe Vremya comments
ironically upon a telegram from Washing
ton, saying the t'nited States is unable to
do more than lend moral support in pre
serving the neutrality of China. The paper
declares that, after having been the first
to avow a dietermination to guarantee
'hilna's neutral integrity, now that there is
hecessity of action in connection with the
Ryeshitel affair at Chefoo, all the Amter
lcan promises "evaporate, and are found
to have been made up of nothling but
Chinese Randits Active,
M'I'KDEN. August 15.-The Chinese ban
dit leaders, Kitsushan, Tulisan and F'olingo,
each with a thousand followers, are now
In the Sinminting district, moving up the
Liao river valley with the object of at
tacking the railway. Eacht of the bands,
whiech were organized by Japanese, is ac
companied by a hundred Japanese with
mountain guns.
The newspapers today devote slight edI
toriah space to the naval engagement oir
Bound Island, Augpst 10, and generally ex
press the belief that the remainder of the
Port Arthur squadron haa broken through
the Japanese fleet. The editorials mostly
deal with the Ryeshitel Incident. M.
Souvorin. editor of the Novoe Vremya,
vehemently declares that Captain Shesta
kovaky. by slapping the face of the Japa
nese commander, administered the only
punishment suitable for such an outrage
owe act.
All the papers make sarcastic allusions
to the "bankruptcy of international law.~
and the Russ, Novoe Vremya and Novosta.
reproduce an article from a Berlin paper,
based on the perils of the work of marn
time law, pointing out that the Japanese
were not justinied in attacking the Rye
ihttl, regardless of the fact that she was
armed or disarmed. The same authority
we. support for the contention that tne
Wsepsm di mat ysname. me.....
tional law in seeking shelter In neutral
The Knight CQOnmander's. captain 1s ex
pected to arrive In St. Petersburg shoruy.
Boats Being Coaled to Full Capacity
At Cronstadt.
ST. PETERSBURG, Audust 13.-There Is
considerable activity aboard the ships of
the Baltic fleet. A large amount of sailors'
baggage is being taken to the new battle
ship Orel. Orders have been issued that
all torpedo-boat destroyers of the second
division shall be coaled to full capacity.
The boats are to await further orders in
the small roadstead at Cronstadt.
Shore libetry on all vessels has been cur
tailed after sunset.
The cruiser division of the Baltic squad
ron has received sailing orders. Some of
the vessels have already left Cronstadt,
and others, including the Oleg. will leave
in a few days. The division may go round
the cape of Good Hope, where it will meet
The baittle ship division is awaiting the
completion of the repairs to the Orel, and
is not likely to start for a week or a fort
Gen. Glazoff has been appointed minister
of public instruction.
The appointment of a minister of public
instruction has been one which the em
peror has found much difficulty in filling
to his satisfaction because of the friction
growing out of the demands of the Jews
and Poles to be admitted to the universities
and the policy of the reactionary party to
limit their number. M. Bosopeloff, the
minister of public instruction, was assas
sinated in February, 1t1, by a student, and
was succeeded by M. Vannawsky, who
ser' ed but a year, and in turn was suc
ceeded by M. Zenger, who proved himself
to be so much in sympathy with the dis
contented class that he was summarily
dismissed in February last without expla
nation. His assistaht. Lieut. Gen. Glazoff,
has now been promoted.
Russian Vessels at Tsingtau.
BERLIN, August 15.-The hauliung down
or the flags of the Russian vessels at Tsing
tau took place in accordance with instruc
tions of the German foreign office, which,
having ascertained that the damages sus
tained by the warships were too serious for
repairs to be made within a reasonable
time, gave orders for them to disarm and
be detained for the rest of the war. Japan
has been officially informed of the action
taken by Germany.
The foreign office, taking note of the re
port that' Germany is preparing a state
ment to the powers regarding her course
toward the Russian vessels at Tsingtau,
says this is incorrect. Germany's course
has been wholly within the requirements of
International law, and requires no expla
The foreign office further denies the as
sertion emanating from St. Petersburg that
Germany is supporting Russia's protest at
Peking against Japan's infringement of
Chinese neutrality in the case of the Chefoo
The crews of the Russian vessels have
been ordered to be detained by the German
authorities at Tsingtau until the close of
the war.
Russian Paper's Naval Expert Reviews
the Incident.
ST. PETERSBURG, August 15, 1:Z2 p.m.
-The Novoe Vremya's naval expert, re
viewing the incidents of the sea fight of
August 10, says:
"Admiral Togo's first division sailed out
from the Elliot Islands or Talienwan, and
arrested Admiral Withoft's progress, util
izing the enormous superiority of the Jap
anese in torpedo boats to attack the Rus
sian vanguard and sowing floating mines
in its course, a strategem hitherto un
known, which paralyzed Withoft's move
ments, as it was almost impossible to de
tect the floating mines without stationing
a lookout in the bows, which necessitates
exposing the men to almost certain death.
"This, presumably, caused Withoft and
his staff to leave the conning towers and
stand on the bridge, whence they could
better detect the treacherous obstacles.
Thanks to the courage and self-sacrifice of
the admiral and the other officers, the
squadron successfully avoided a danger
such as never before encountered, but the
remainder of Admiral Togo's fleet came up,
compelling a general engagement, in which
the Japanese again were favored by the
svperiorfty of their torpedo boats-thirty
to eight.
"Their artillery also was stronger by
half as many guns and their secondary bat
teries by a third more than their main
batteries. The Russians had the advan
tage, however, of the disposition of the
big guns of the Czarevitch, Poltava and
Sevastopol, the strong force of their fire
aft enabling them to punish the enemy
behind. The battle at this stti'ge was limit
ed to long range firing, in which the twelve
inch guns had a monopoly. It was at
this time that the Czarevitch was crippled
and the others gathered round to protect
her. It was the crucial period. The Jap
anese, according to their custom, concen
trated their fire on the flagships, the Ret
vizan an'd Csarevitch, which were both
The writer adds that he believes that
both the Russian flagships were put out
of action, but he is convinced that the
Japanese sustained severe loss and recalls
the fact that many Japanese vessels were
crippled at the naval battle of the Yalu,
by the Chinese warships.
He does not expect Admiral Togo was in
a position to follow up the Russian war
ships, which, he claims, escaped and prob
ably are heading for Vladivostok.
Preparing for an Attack-Have a
Large Force,
LIAO YANG, August 14 (Delayed In
transmission.)-The Japanese are preparing
to make an attack. They inahe reconnois
sances daily to ascertain the strength of the
Russians at Anshanahan. The Japaee are
eight miles to the southward of Anshan
shan and thence hold a line southeast, in
cluding the valley of Sidahi, whence their
line runs northeast to Holoungow, which is
occupied by a large force. Further north
their outposts are some miles from Landi
Opposite Anping the Japanese occupy
On the Taitsi river the Japanese outposts
occupy Daodinshan, whence the Japanese
tried to ford to Bensihu, which is defende
by the Russians. The road thence stands
toward the Yantat mines and the railroall
north of Liao'Yang.
The Japanese also occupy Tiatohan, op
posite Dapindoushan, on the Salmatsi road
over the Taipin. pass and through Slntszin
tin to Mukden.
There are constant reports that the Jab
anese are moving large forces on the rail
road to Sinmintin and that they are bring
ing up pontoons to cross the Liae river,
tihus threatening the Mukden and Liao
Yang railroad.
From all this it is easy to perceive that
the Russians' strategical position is very
good, They occupy, with LUao Yang as
the center, a fortified semi-circle. The
Russian forces can be concentrated easily
and moved inside lines. The Japanese, onI
the other hand, are outside and, therefore,
much dispersed. The RussianS' position, it
is claimed, will he still better when they
rire from Anshanshan.
The Japanese are ever showing a desire
to close the circle fromn the north, sinul
taneously moving frees the west and .sast
toward Yantal. Mukaen and Ta pass, Um
Ider the present cirenmetance It is belloved
that this task is beyond thesir streasth, at
least until the fall et Port Artbar relsass
a large numbeg et d g
7 -
Secretaries Shaw and Hay
Call Today.
Major Llewellyn Thinks There is Not
Much Chance for Statehood Bills
Next Session.
President Roosevelt had few visitors to
day and will not see many people from now
until the time he leaves Washington for
hit home at Oyster Bay, although he will
confer with those having important b'nsi
ness of any kind. He has satisfie l the
demand of the politicians for opportt.n:y
to talk with him, and there will probably
not be many republican leaders in the city
during the remainder of the week.
Secretary Shaw was t.he first visitor wit.h
the President today. He remaid with
him half an hour or more. Secretary Shaw
is scheduled to do the hulk of the stuup
speaking for the cabinet this year, and it
is probable that he will make an c rly
start. He has been,asked to open the cam
paign in California, but he has reached no
decision as to when he will go. The vari
cus requests that have reached him to
make speecheQS he has referred to Cli irnrln
Cortelyou of the republican national com
mittee. who will make up the itinerary of
each speaker according to his own judg
Mr. Cortelyou has not yet made an as
signment of cabinet oficers or others. Sec
retary Shaw said that he had some business
calling him to the Pacific coast and that he
may go there before the time arrives for
displaying oratory and -huge blocks of fact
and logic. Secretary Shaw is counted the
ablest stump spe,tker in the cabinet and
one: of the ablest in the country.
Ylcretary Hay was another visitor, but
he was with the President scarcely more
tha.i a minute. .Shortly after his departure
Kogci' Takahira, the Japanese minister.
call at the White House. He said that he
did not confer with the President, but call
ed on Secretary Loeb on a personal matter.
The Japanese minister showed no elation
over recent Japanese victories at sea, and
cleverly concealed emotions or sentiments
of any kind.
No Statehood for 'Territories.
Major W. H. H. Liewellyn, United States
attorney for New Mexico, and a comrade
of President Roosevelt in the Rough Rid
ers, called to pay his respects. He was one
of the majors of the Rough Riders when
the President was lieutenant colonel and
colonel and they have known each other
well and pleasantly ever since.
"Sa far as I can find in the west," said
Major Liewellyn, "there. is unanimity of
opinion that the President will sweep the
country." Major Lieweilyn said that state
hood for Arizona and New Mexico appears
to be a dream, so far as he can see. "The
coming session of Congress," he said, "Is
a short one, and there wfll be little time .fer
consideration of statehood questions. Bs
sides this there is strong opposition supong
the democrats to putting Arizona afd- New
Mexico into one state, and several reoub
lican senators are opposed to this pian,
which wasn worked out at the last session
of Congress by the House and passed by
that body. So there is not~ much prospect
of a bill being passed at the next sess!cn.
There is strong opposition to single st.tte
hood for both these territories, and hm
portant influences will operate to .prevent
the passage of the measure pending in the
Senate. There is no doubt that ArisMaa is
solidly opposed to being consolidated with
New Mexico in the matter of statehood.
and there is much opposition to this method
in New Mexico."
5r. Mudd Has a Conference.
Representative Sydney Mudd of Mary
land talked with the President about somne
Maryland post ofBece appointments, hut an
understanding was reached that the ap
pointments are not to -be made until after
the eleotion.
"I think we have a good chance to carry
Maryland," said Representative Mud, but
that was as strong as he eared to make
his ptterance. Mr. Mudd is havg a hard
fight in his own d~e b district is
republican. but the democrats are reoot
lug to a number of methods to confuse the
republican votem Inr the hopes of ienhas
Mr. Mudd. They have put, a demtocrat
named Mudd on the electoral tce,and
anthM udd is ru~m as lmn pem
eat esadidate ber VgeaThe Sb~
h Is egafels igis s W.atm
resentative Mudd will loss many votes.
Chairman Cortelyou arrivec in ,%ashing
ton yesterday and spent .so time in con
ference with the President.?
Nearly Killed the Lilies.
The beautiful fountain gt he east e
trance to the White Hous ibupd pe
fectly dry this morning aspi . ueAol
costly water lilies were - e 4i eJaA A
White House employe was _dhwork at
once watering the Ililies -to k/Rp themn
alive while another we.t *trg to
again turn on the Poto wr and stop
its outflow. An investiatn that
some time during last nl tbd
been. turned off in the fu and the
opening permitting the erit agatgr bd
been turned, allowing it .to;dhe sup
position is that a discharW Moupe
employe familiar with thelw Ofonancmitdihret.
but the police are at
the mystery, if possib'
that were left expoee are
In the country, and the; i0 i
varied assortment of t1L4i
Bussia Bends a Vig a ets tb ths
Chns Qoer* t
The Secretary of State has receied the
following cable message froma the United
ftates minister at Peking:
"The Russian minister bas sent to the
Chinese government a stiong note chti.ing
It with complicity in the RylshItelni af
fair, charging the Chinese co.t patse with
cowardice or treason, and eaiiniei full
explanation, the restoration of the destroy
er, and severe punishment ot the comno
"The Chinese government has demanded
from the Japan heshgetoration of the
deetroy er."
Departure of the Eurtpef t Squadron
for Gibraltar.
A cable message wa received at the
Navy Department today from Rear Ad
miral Jewell, commanding the .European
squadron, announcing the departure of the
cruisers Olympia, Baltimore and -Clevelad
from Smyrna this morning bound for Gib
raltar, thus effectually closig all points of
difference between the Urited States and
Turkey. Owing to the- eraracter of the
mission of Admiral Jewell' euuadron, the
usual visits of courtesy waere omitted dur
ing the stay of the esquadroa at teeroa.
fer an ser unsop at o - the O
ande hinFeseh goEnmetas de ortde
fo the Eurpeane stht etraiofoh
NO forGbat.
Ntavy Department todyvit R aA
mirlvewelmndn the factopa nvia
sqaon, pannoued nthe deartet
cruisersng Oypiac,0 Batiorentanetoeattend
thero l' fayrnat st monigbt for ib-t
raler posbth eetuall ci allints them
dieenhae betendte U4vtaiets ftad
Tked, Owingh extv the aracte f the v
missmont oaf Admra doewel, asesAon nthen
usual vts of ortesp y wOegcitte dr-o
itnge sa of.no the ado attaiudeare
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squaron w1il poay rs.tenth
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onvithe ren ttsio6g ...nt
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i' tio t Fond vibsitr
Carefl in ira J aqesrthat
tion has pased Preid saa , toi i.atmta
tohay ecingv ric o9 t4 eto atteed
bt he wol'canno t t. Logt1 raM to
svetos.hv xed1~,vttp fta
kin,tiut thel xctv rs fte gpor
erment ta men i auz Prntin-g
tedatosd o, etheytby e podreti on
of erius ire. esea1, atiu ee
sit oridnt Nord ta Congesa
a.preding reot , tla ra oa
referred~ In trmo adJre
mee, henc it reae a i that
there have uid e o
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Reported Movement Ema
$sting From the Packers.
t Dalhrs Pleaded With Maye
Earriusv to Stop Striks-Stregg
CHICAGO, August 15.-What is believed
to be tantamount to a reopening of nego
tiatiotis for peace, emanating from the
packers, brought a session of the allied
trades conference board to a termination
'she board had been in session several
houts when a messenger arrived bearing
trord from the packers. Word spread that
the way had been paved for the reopening
of peace negotiations. The news was
greeted with enthusiasm.
A committee from the conference board
was quickly selected and left, ostensibly to
meet the packers. The utmost secrecy gov
erned the steps that followed the appear
ance of the messenger. Adjou.nment was
taken shortly after and the conferees were
instructed to remain within easy call to re
ceive a report from the committee that
was sent out.
Meat dealers pleaded with Mayor Harri
son this afternoon to stop the stock yards
Oscar F. Mayer, George Duddleston and
others of the committee of ten appointed
Friday evening for the purpose went into
session with the mayor. Before going in
Mr. Duddleston, who supplies meat to five
railroad companies, said he had suffered
from the new stringency with which the
union boycott was enforced today, and had
been prevented from making deliveries.
Anxions Over Report.
It was nearly an hour before the strikers'
committee, headed by President Donnelly
and Nicholas Gier. returned to union
headquarters. The conference of the allied
trades then reassembled to receive the
committee's report. The importance with
which It was regarded was obvious by the
anxiety with which the return of the com
'mittee was awaited. A long session fol
Denied Forcibly.
Strike leaders and the big packing firms
denied forcibly today that any efforts had
been made by either side to bring about
another conference looking to peace in the
stdck yards.
President Donnelly of the Butcher Work
men said:
"I have read the stories that we secretly
mest representatlives of the packers within the
last two day. and that we intended to hold
another meeting possibly today. But the
-stories are absolutely untrue. Neither we
nor any persons representing us have seen
any representatives of the packers. I have
no reason to believe the 'packers have
sought to see us. Any conference that is
held 1must comprehend all the interests af
fected and must be held with rerDresenta
jives of the allied trades. Any agreement
that mighbt be reached would have to be
ratBedbythe allied trades. Any agree
ta sndo would have to take care of
teabrInterests involved."
The packers were just as positiv.e and
their 'expressions Indicated that they pon
eidered general negotiation fully as useless
now as they did a week ago.
Meeting' Awakens huspiciona,
SDespite the positive denials by both- pack
e.and strike leaders that peace plans were
uasr consideration, a suspicion that ims
portant proposals are under consideration
was caused %y the ealy meeting today of
thze allied trades board. There were guards
at eveer doer and no one but usembers et
the beard was permitted to appeeach. Pius
idesnt Desnelly refused -to Indicate the sub
Premidat DenneHy and George F. Golden
eth ua 'nion bave reached an
dusoesh. -o mndasthere have been
an= t a tikatkndyfelg be
Wmthe tarO len, aMer's eomm tos'
ewio a d et ittM todm
not," said Mr. Golden. "I have a right to
go to anybgdy I want to and get funds for
my men. I have volunteered to aid the
butchers, and I think It very unbecoming
in Donnelly to object to our helping our
selves. The post omce employes invited a
emmittee from our organisation to see
them sad that is isow it came about."
Golden's erganisation has received $2,000
from the truck drivers and $1.100 from the
Ice wagon drivers. Other smaller contribu
tions have been received from various or
President Donnelly today started out
nearly 100 solicitor's to obtain strike funds
from stock yards business men.
strike of Paper Makers in Wisconsin
NEENAH, Wis., August 15.-The strike
of paper makers in the Fox river valley
was broken today, the old men returning
to work under the terms of the mill own
Labor Unions at St. Louis Refuse to
ST. LOUIS, Mo.. August 15.-The general
trades and labor union has voted not to
participate in the labor day celebration at
the world's fair on the grounds that the
exposition is conducted along the lines of
an "open shop," by permitting the employ
ment of both union and non-union labor.
Badly Used Up in Arresting a
NEW YORK, August 15.-Captain Lantry
and four patrolmen in the districts affected
by the beef strike were badly battered to
day before they succeeded in subduing and
placing under ai-rest a man who had made
a berce attack on several non-union men
employed by the Schwartsschild & Suls
berger company.
The man who, after he was arrested,
said that he was James Sullivan, a driver
for an express company, was standing in
the crowd near the Schwarschild & Suis
berger company's plant when suddenly he
dashed up the steps toward the ofmce and
assaulted two negroes, who were stand
ing there.
Several offcers, including Captain Lan
try, attempted to place the man under ar
rest, but it was not until after all of them
were pretty badly used up that Sullivan
was pounded into submission. When ar
raigned in court he said he was not a strik
er and admitted that he had been drinking.
He was fined $10 for disorderly conduct.
Heitfteld Strongest for Governor
Fight Over Polygamy.
LEW-ISTON, Idaho, August 1.-The dem
ocratic ptate convention will open here to
day. There Is promise of a lively fight on the
adoption~ of resolutions defining polygamy
and church Interference in politics. Sena
tor Dubois, who will take an active part
I'i t. convention, is said to favor a reso
lntae- that epils for- the d4franchisenfeat.
st, .-- 'p&,g to ad those who
p llo m*iwfu1 ampitatsen. but of those
who a*iate with as organization A at
4ds t a for governor.
FormSr Gov. euienberg and Mayor
Cowley of ie, also are mentioned- in
this connection.
Starts for America Friday - Program
for Bin Entertainment.
LONDO1 T, August 15.-The White Star
line steamer Celtic, which sails from Liver
pool for New York Friday, will take among
her passengers the archbishop of Canter
bury, Dr. Davidson, Mrs. Davidson and
I.ady Yarmouth.
Among the passengers who will sail for
New iork from Liverpool on board the
White Star liner Teutonic August 17 will
be John Redmond, the Irish leader; Capt.
Anthony J. Donelan and Patrick O'Brien,
nationalist members of parliament. They
will attend the convention of the Irish
League, which is to be held in New York
August 30.
The archbishop will arrive in New York
on August 28, and will probably go straight
to Quebec, as one of the purposes of his
visit is to look over the church in Canada.
Just how long he will be there is not
known, but he will get to Boston in time
for the big church convention. He will
arrive in Boston on Tuesday evening. Oc
tober 4,' and next day he will attend the
opening of the triennial convention of the
ICpiscopal Church in Trinity.- Wednesday
afternoon the convention will give the
archbishop a reception. Thursday he will
speak at the meetinf of the Ladies' Aux
illary and Thursday evening Bishop Law
rence will give a reception in his honor at
his commonwealth avenue house, at which
only the bishops of America will be the
other guests. Sunday the archbishop will
preach in Trinity Church and Monday he
will speak in Tremont Temple at a mission
It Is said that the archbishop will be the
guest of .7. Pterpont Morgan, who has
leased the J. 3jtontgomery Sears house, at
Commonwealth avenue and Arlington
put to Sea Froma Tsingtau, but Over
hauled Ferty Xiles Out.
CHEFOO, August 15, 10:80 a.m.--An un
confirmed report which has reacheg here
from Tslngtau says the Russian cruiser
Novik, which put Into Tsingtau after the
battle of August 10 off Port Arthur, and
which coaled there and put to sea within
ber twenty-four hours limit, has been sunk
forty miles from Tsingtau.
Vladivostok Fight eported.
TOKYO, August 15, 11:15 a.m.-A dispatch
to the- admiralty from thg naval estab
lishmient at Takeshiki says Admiral Kamei
nura met the Vladiv'ostok squadron twenty
idiles from Ulsan, Korea, at 5 V'eock Sun
las, worming. The battle ended at 20:80 a.m.
Ebe Rurik sank by the stern, her bow
manIae up perpendicularly. The Japa
same -rescued 40 members of the Eruik's
grew. -
The Roas sad the Greonsbol caught are
eeal timses and were heavily damaged.
Onl oe ofthe Japanese sips was lit.
rw sne were killed and seven were
Yaeht &eatusi at R.
RYE, Idla. of Wight, August 15.-The
h-e event today it the Repal Albert
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The Star will be maied to any ad
drem In the United States or Canada
for 3u cents per week. S eats Tor
two weeks or 0 eoots per montl,
postage prepaid. Payment to he
The adrem may he eAtaged es ra
uently s eied. Always gles the
el as well the ew address.
Democrat. Seem to Be Play
ing Down the Issues.
But They Are Pushing the Question of
the Tariff and That of
The two great parties are fairly started
on their campaign and the poi!ticians are
observing with some interest the trend
which the respective managers are endeav
oring to give the campaign. The democrats
seem to be bending most of their energies
o playing down the issues and playing up
the personality of the two candidates.
They are putting Judge Parker forward as
a safe if innocuous model of a President
and are attempting to make out President
Roosevelt the antithesis.
The democratic managers are saying very
little about the tariff, not as much as some
of their followers would desire about the
scuttle policy for the Philippines, and aie
as mum as an oyster on the money ques
tion. The impression prevails in some
quarters that the managers will stick to the
declaration of the St. Louis convention that
money is not an issue, and will leave the
voters to figure out for themselves where
the party stands between the two ex
tremes of Champ Clark's policy of "de
stroy the tariff, from turret to foundation
stone," and Judge Parker's lament, "We
won't hurt the tariff because we can't."
Republican Managers at Work.
The tepublican managers are accepting
the issue on the President's personality.
But they are not stopping at that; theY
are pushing the enemy on the question of
the tariff, on the democratic scuttle policy
in the Philippines and steadily and Insist
ently on the financial question.
Perusal of the emanations from the re
publican literary bureaus shows that the
republicans are hammering hgrd on the
tariff. They are insistent that behind the
vague assertions of the democratic candi
date is the old specter of insumcient pro
tection to Americ.+n industries and seem
determined to bring the skeleton of the
Wilson tariff times out into the light. The
republican campaign material of recent is
sue asserts that the controlling force of the
democracy, if it had possession of Con
gress, would not be the eastern conserva
tive sentiment, but the old Bourbon, fae
trade sentiment represented by the south
ern states and' the men of Champ Clark
and Honeke Cotran's type,
Some of the republican literature Just
at' hand aitoms that if the democrats
testrol of Congress. the overwhelm
the southern and south
tas b.Houe and eo
ate would the policies, of the party
over to that faction and wrest them from
the northern and eastern men. The de
duction is drawn that free trade would out
weigh "tariff revision."
The campaign literature of the repub
licans also goes strong on the money ques
tion and insists that notwithstanding the
gold telegram of Judge Parker. the depo
cratic party. in its rank and Die is still un
safe on sound money. A great deal of
stress is being laid on Judge Parker's letter
of acceptance in its tailure to be explicit
and the republicans .re holding up that
letter as alleged denial of the democratic
claims of his "safety."
Democrats Rehind the Opposition.
The democrats are considerably behind
the opposition in the matter of orgatnisa
tion. Some democrats have recently call
ed attentioni to the fact that conditions are
very unsatisfactory, in that respect, in
New York, which is the keystone of demo
cratic hope. The campaign for Judge Par
ker, in the empire state, is up to this time
in a very nebulous shape. Nobody seems to
be in command or to be caring v'ery much
and it is complained that the campaign is
running mainly on sentiment and general
principles, in the vague Idea that there is
a political revolution In the air,
The republicans for their part are very
much awakd'and in earnest in New York
and their machine is thoroughly organised
and running night and day. "We've got
to work," a New Yorker remarked today;
"its a ground hog case with us and we are
not going to depend on any 'undercurrenta'
or 'ground swells' or anything like that.
We've got to get up and dust, as they say
out west, and we are doing it."
Last E1en Wrork Victim Is a District
PUEBLO, Col., August 215.-Two more
bodies of victim of the Eden wreck have
been recovered, one being the i'emains of
Ray W. O'Bannon of Washington, D. C.
The body was found several miles down
the Arkansas river. -One body has bees
found twelve miles down the river, but has
not yet been identinied.
The finding of O'Bannon's body brings the
list of identified dead to eighty-four.
There is but one family hearing the name
O'Bannon in this city. .The seaidence. is at
1316 Corcoran street, Inquiries made there
this morning developed the fact that all
the members of the family are out ,of the
city, but that no one by the name' of Ray
W. O'Bannon or a "similar name resides
there. An employe of the Southern rail
way, who lives in the same house, said this
afternoon that he knew of so relative of
that name, and believes there must be am
error in the address given in the dispatch.
The name OBannon Is a rare one, and
ussually, it is said, some relationship may
be discovered. among those bearing It, but
at present the man reported as found deed
in the Nebraska river cannot be connected
with the familly In this city.
CHICAGO, Aug. 15.-The event of am
heir' to the throne of Russia has been cele
hated by Chicago Rurnians. Special merwm
ces were held at the Holy Trinity Russism
rthodox Chureb. The Rev. John Koch.
roef ancIated,. assisted by the Rev. Joid
iedousky. Bares 5seMppenbach, the Rus.
dian consul, "An Prince Engelitcheff, vied
ainsui, pertewp-e-a in the cerebration, he.
sdes meay ot the leading Rumsians of Chi$
ua 4ma" t~o t a
e nd ws~ a mem a
Naseh," In MMe 45pj

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