WEDNESDAY MOBNING. AUGUST 16, 1905.
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The St. Louis Republic
Yedaesstay. Aaajws M. IMS.
t. Le.aU awl Vlrlalty.
Fair to-day: little ehansr IB
temperature: light to fresh varla
For UlcMiiri Generally flr -o-oay:
fair and coor to-morrow.
Weather Forenoon, cloudy Tr
illin, rjrar. Temperature Maxi
mum. 1srees; minimum. Tm -re
WliiO rjirectloc. routh'jKt
an4 no-ih: maximum eIo-ltr.
mile an hour at 7 a m. I"r !pl-
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Jrcj: (-a aft Illinois Fair trv-Oay and
row: I'ch ti fn-fh northeast to east w'nos.
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fTATWES OF TO-DAY'S NE11S
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lrllotr I'nrr la rr Orlraaa.
eeeltrr for IVaalr'a Ink.
Yellow IVtrr la latllaaa.
Saaatiaa; Mtrert far.
S. rVtmhart; llaat-fal af feme.
ttlaVltsata aa tar (aaferrarc.
t'altaa Krport l.eakasr SraaaJal.
valaatlal Hartrr laalry.
9. m Maararra at Paarrala.
Maya Mir far Bathaaaar.
ha rrh talon atilaa GiaiaJ.
7. Rallaiar Hrhatr tfattrr.
Allrcrd Allraalloa t'aar.
fl. Itraarta aa r'ttlarar Rarrolt.
Mlaaaarl'a Oil laarvtlatatlaa.
Boy Kaialatra llrlaad.
1. Rrllr lllr Rrrmrrlra al.
lirnlr Prirt Jury Trial.
14.0'Meara Itrpllra tm Ha area.
Mfthtlai; Hiila Arr Rrjrrtrd.
Factor? tnr Rllad Karken.
IVao -oninils!inr' 1t.J to l!pof
nt all pu'ntM on which nr.r mment 1 not
dlfllciilt. am! then fck up t of all tlie
four r! u- n which It i Usrei th con-fr-nr
tn.ty yn trt plecv. 1'AGE 1.
Pra? -oaTnLi;lonTs nr llttlo t!m for
rrt and noim for recreitlon. PAGR i
Pltiilm l dlrippr.irinfr In St. Ptera-
ourc an uivi paa without ntptara !-1
xwren nvoy. PAGE 2.
Th rrtola In the Praea Conference mar
coma to-dar. RaM la understood to
hvr arrlotia ob)rct!ona to tenna that ar
ia be dlactraed. PAGE 1.
Tha Japanra hava cceoptrj another
pclnt on Sakhalin laland. PAGB 4.
LOCAL AD 9CBTRBA.
Recently organized eodetr aim to e
tabMah factory, ahowrooma and sales
room for benefit of the Mint PAGB II.
John It. Craiearm rnllea ntii.r t.t-tiv
Interview lven by Harry B.
Blda for liKhtlnif certain traMIe building-.
""" -J'cxei n-catine certified check did
,Bot accompany proposal. " PAGE 14.
Fred Een of Clarton fa appointed re
rlrer for !! ink: decUrea ho will
not accept one-half of the fee allowed by
Kourt- PAGE 1.
Two brewer Ira. i. pant ,nd aajoo,,, ,n
UeJlevllIe are aoIJ to Chicago aj-ndlcato for
. PAGE 10.
Jootlce Nathan decide' to tr- charua
alnat Father tVnneas-y hlmJelf Instiad
ef leorlna; matter ta Jury. PAGE W
St. Imla man reporta to pollco that
atneona Is trjlna; to ewlndle him by old
vanish prisoner nchme. PAGB 14.
Two men are ahot on Oilyo street car In
Cht OTr nearo. , I'AGB 1.
Fwarteen-year-ota St. Tula hoy charard
faith etnulatlni tirl;ana. PAGE II.
Hour flrma objected to tha letting- of on
trada for orecUac tbo new Supreme Court
B PAGB .
Adsiceo fraas American Consuls m
ChWA aay threatened boycott Is arrloua
tly in Shanghai PAGE U.
Bad M. Robinson, who ! a Jed for Hi 000
a cbarg-e of alienating Mrs. a. R. Kul
ler"a affections, arranges to dtld hi
lwpwlj with Wo wife. 'PAGE 7.
Offlctat of Geological Survey declares
men violated no regulations In connections
with magazine. PAGE Z.
District Attorney Beach of Wahlnctct.
Iter Inlenlew with Mr. Perkham. de
clares eho Is not connected with cotton-tepori-lcakage
scandal. 1'AOU Z.
Doctor White, in charge of fight en jel
tow frier In Now Orleans, announce that
Blague l now under control. PAGE 1.
Attorney General Itadley row Eat to
secure more etldenco against Standard
Oil Company. He hopes to aea John 1.
Rock'fetler PAGB 9.
Dorothy Morton, actress, told by po
tkwtnan to quit ainglag on stileet In CJn-aU-
sVxrsUry Bonararts declares ro ore is
culpably rsepontlble for death of sailor ra
hoshaj contest. PAGE 7.
Clerk of National House of Representa
tives taakea public record In Cocdrey
VA'OOa CoaTeJlooal ronteat. PAGE .
Ciianataalna on ASUUtion of Xortfcero
ad SswUierii Methodt5t Chruciaea reports
treat atagress beirs; mad. PAQE S.
Otatga JUW la arrested in Brockton,
alga., charged with murder cf William
tBt. Cblcago ehaumeor. last Norea-
Mr. PAQE a.
BuaertatanJect ef compulsory education
af CwV-aaw declare woman is drtriac
ssaa fraai husintss world. PAOE .
afajor Tsgasrf toetlmony brines Gew
sral aDstr lata divorce salt. PAGB .
"Ra- WaOJrll. Athletics- eceentrtc
atfebcr. kets Browns duwa without alt
Bsfer kusaUiatioa of testae
. (a Atlantic City waau PAGBt.
i J. JasTtles reiterates bk deteraala-
rs-nterta ring. PACK .
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WILL ASSUME CHARGE TO-DAY
Fred Essen Announces That He-'Will Endeavor to Settle Insti
tution's Affairs in Least Possible Tina and at as Little Ex
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Receiver of the People's United States Bank.
Ped Een of Clayton, who was yeter
day appointed receiver of the 1'eople's
United State Bank by Judge McBlhin
rey In the Circuit Court at Clayton, eaid
last night that ho would take charge of
the bank this morning. Ills bond will be
filed In court at 9 o'clock ly the KldHty
and Deposit Company, he said.
lie declared that he would go into the
bank with a view to settle the bank's af
fairs In the shortest rxw'Me time and with
the least expenee. "When T take charge of
the concern," he said. "I will net do so with
a lew tf holding anion up. I will not
accept the fee allowed by court, neither
will I accept one-half such amount. 11 y
fie will u nominal.
"I a ill taUe charre of the institution
attb a view to closing It buIr.e up in
the shortet time poible and with the
least cot to t!:oe Interexted in the bank.
I want the bank'a co-operation, and e
p-H.t to secure it.
"I don't think It the d-Jty of a receiver
to burden an institution. It is nut right
to tramp on any one Jut because he I
on his uppers. The officer of the bank
will be recognized at eery singe. I could
not do myelf Justice, nor thoe who are
financially interested in the concern. If I
could not get the support of the bank of
ficials I expect to liquidate the bank and
when my work has been completed my
conscience will be clear.
"As to the action of stockholders In
transferring to Mr. Lewis stock estimated
at nearly fwOAOW. I can only say that If
the transfers are strictly in accordance
with tho law. I will not offer the least
Interference. If the stockholders are con
tent to place their! Interests in the hands
of K. a. T-ewIa. and do It as the law re
q jires. there should be no complaint from
"It Is not ray Intention nor desire to take
charge of the people's United States Bank
ar.d do an thing but to represent the
court In llQUldating the concern."
ESSEN ACCEPTABLE TO 1JANK.
Sir K-en'a appointment as receiver of
the bank. conslUtrln tm! u receuer m
to tw appointed, meet with tbe general
approval of Loth the directors and the at
ttrne of the wa-tra. lie la one of the
iot prominent leeJ.ra of the Itepubllcaa
p irty in Mis-Nouri, chairman of the Coua
t Hpubl!cn Central Committee, pro
prietor cf the St" Iml County Watch-man-Adiocate
and a director in the tit
Uuls County Bank.
HI bond mj at r.rst fixed at tt.eS0.aec.
but was later reduced to SXs.da). Te
reduction was made at the surgettiaa of
Judge Shrpard Barclay, attorney for the
People"s United State Bask.
Ha stated that stM would he suf
fiVier.t for the reason that Ken wculd
not cores Into possession ef alt the assets
of tbe bank at one time.
Essen's poaaesalon of the aaaets of the
bank will not be disturbed, aa Judge Bar
clay has already Sled a motion to vacate
and Las announced his intention of filing
as affidavit for aa appraL He will cot.
however. Sis a supersedeas bond and by
tbe ttme the nutter Is passed cpoa by
tee Supreme Court, the hank's fcustre.
probably win be wound up by the re
crrer. The filing of these motions. It was
stated, waa simply for the purpose of pre
Vrvin the bank's risbts.
Judae af:S3hnney deferred Trklns aa
annooscement ia the matter until nearly
noon, awaitirtc the arrival of tbe Attorney
General or one of his aamlstaata. Tkes
tte asornlng BMIl broucttt a letter from
General Hadley. askias that Jadaa
Spencer again be ippoiated.
The cacrt caJird for sqcgestloas. Jodae
Barclay asked that one of the dSrectata.
arcacr xoraarr uoreraor avss v.
SERVICES UNDER ADVISEMENT.
TWO SHOT WHILE
ON STREET CAR
Shots Fired at Negro, on Broad
way and Olire. Strike Pa-
sengrs in Logs.
ONE MAN IS ARRESTED.
Another. Believed to Be a Party
to Wounding. Escapes In
juries to Tluv-e Hit
Following an attack upon clarence
Hunt, a negro boy. on an Olive street car
at l:ie this mornln;. as the car neared
Broadway, two passengers, who had no
part In the control erey. were shot and
one of tha assailants of Hunt waa ar
rested. The wounded men gave their names as
John Rogers of No. XSi Old Manchester
road and Sam Edward of No. Ut North
JeRVrson avenue. Edwards Is a negro.
Another man. who waa said to have
been with the man who fired the shots,
managed to make hi. escape.
The car waa crowded at the time, nnd
when the shooting began there was a wild
scramble on the part of ewryone to get
tinder seats and through the front doyr.
The negro bor. Clarence Hunt. Ji-er
whom the row started, wa sleepier on a
seat at the back end of the car.
At Broadwav a gang of young- fellows
boarded the car. an 1 one of them noticed
Hunt sVeplmr. He grasped him by the
lei and pulled him Into the aisle. Tha
boy. wishing to avoid trouble, went to the
farther end of the car ar.d took a seat.
erai passengers Interfered to prevent
trouLle. and the mn rot off. As they
did s one of them remarked. "He's cn'y
a nigger, anyhow." Tlifn came the flash
of a revolver, and one man Lran firing
through the car at the r.egro boy. One
man. endeavoring to ret out of harm's
way. was bit in tbe thigh, while another.
farther up the car. was hit In the ankle.
Tha shoot tag attracted a crowd of per
sons who were waitirg for cars, and tba
police, fcrsrlng tn r.ole, ran toward the
cars. The men ran north an Broadway.
but one was arrested.
He 1 known as Thomas lanV He
was taken to the Cbeatnat Street Station-bouse
by Sergeant Flanslgan and
Patrolmen Parrel! and O'Brien, who
made the ar-st. Clarence Hunt was al
so taken to the station-house as a wit
ness. The two injured men were removed to
the City Pisfsnsary in the aaibalaace.
Tie wounds in their legs were found ta
be more painful than serious.
According to statements made hy Lsjah
whn taken to the Chestnut Street Sta
tion, the police believe that be did aot do
tbe stoottng t&rself. They imaatae. how
ever, that be saay be shicldisar aoase maa
who did. Lamh gave hi. ad arise aa No.
8 Pine street. He said be
eaUeekiiaui. He ta IktM
by Marioe HotaI Sor-
too In Clsarfe of Flfiit
DOCTOR 6UITERAS AGREES.
WorldFamous Expert Declares
the Present Methods Should
Stamp Out the Epidemic
Within Forty Iters,
SAD DEVELOPMENTS OF DAY.
Prominent Citirens Reported
Stricken Sixtj-Two Xew
Cases and Six Deaths Dur
ing Last Twenty-Tour
Slew Orlraae. Law Aaar. 1.1 Tetlew
'ever la Xw Orleaaa la boot aader
ewatrat. la any ladaiaii at h disease
will Jke ataasaed eial. with a Scht ta
reveat tha sareadi af the lafeattaa.
The i a will he? atWr eaare. hot we
have the altaatlaa la haad.
This statement was made to-ntght by
Doctor J. H. White, surgeon In charge of
the Marine Hospital fight against yellow
fever In New Orleans.
Doctor John Gultera. the world-famous
yellow fever esrwrt. brother of Doctor
Gregnrlo Gulteras. already here, arrived
to-day. held a conference with Doctor
White, and then made a personal Inspec
tion of the originally Infected district. He
declared It to t- l-!s onliilon that the pres
ent method and fight would literally
stamp feer out of New Orleans within
To-day's record of sixty-two now cases,
slg deaths and nineteen nee. foci of infec
tion, alien anal zed by tiie authorities. 1"
pronounced kk1. The number cf new
ca-e Is he.ilr than!ieterdiv. but Indi
cate a general improvement. The nineteen
new foci are nearly all below Canal street.
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Yellow fever broLr out at Ijifayette to-da-.
A tiiil etivjlrie. p. J. II. lAihry. who
re!e fr.in New Orleans In a cabnu'r late
S itunijy. was tri Lea. TI.e citizens are
flfefiijr the town.
Tiiia in.ik.iH a new focus in the State.
Three new ease .;.-e!'j.e-i to-4iay at Pat-tr-on.
1,t.. nuiklnc; frty-n!r.. all told.
Palternn li is aj.i-il.-d for Slate help, and
$!. will If given t'Vy- the wen'ral funV
An enierrenci hitrital bna le,n fal-
j Ilhed there.
I CiOVRRE"T EXPERT
I COTTROL THE SITT4TIO.
To-day's record Is given a the first pol
tUe evidence that tbe United State Gov
ernment has secured hold of the situation
and that tha destruction of tnoqultoes is
beginning to tell.
With to-d.iv' rav of sunshine on the
situation, however. thre has come much
First of atl was the announcement that
Joseph O. Darlt. n well-known young
lawyer, had dial of yellow f' ver. He had
been suffering from the malady for two
weeks It Is also announced to-night that
I.ouI Cucullu Jr. Is at the point of death.
Doctor John T. Crbb!n Is reported lv
!rr. and several othr prominent people
are very low with the rttsejise.
Its spread through the lergth and
breadth of the rarden r,sl.Vnt distriet lias
broiurht sloom to manv of tbe leading and
wealthiest homes of this rltv. Members
of some of the-e families are In Eiirufss
and cannot return
PRIie-Frt TIO lnRR
new Mo4ti rro i.w.
Hundreds of affidatlt wre filed In the
court to-day against propertv holder un
der the near mosquito law. because they
have failed to screen their cisterns. These
drastic proceedings have brought out
many amusing facts. Some of the richest
Caottaaed sa fas Thee.
Hisease Attacks Woman Recently
From touisiana Case at Craw
fordflville Proves to Be Malaria.
Indlanapoli. Ir.d . Aur. The people
of Indiana are beginning to feel nervous
on the yellow fever question. Rumors of
various hinds are making uneasiness.
Mra Frederick Shrevee of Waterfard.
La Porte County. It Is reported, has the
malady and It may prove fatal.
She bad recently returned from Loutst
n, where she helped to move her two
titers, who died before she left theam. aba
aid they bad a very mild form af tha
fever and that tha doctors had diagnosed
the disease as a sort of swaamp fever.
which prevails ta Louisiana and Mississip
pi during lata aasBsser or early tali, re.
seabliag typhoid or saaiarle.
However, people throughout the Bute
are demanding vigilance along the Ohla.
where boats land from the South, a aaar-
antlne will be established aa aooa as re
porta come from twa Indiana polls ptysi.
dans aow an rout to New Orleans.
Artfcar Rotlnsoa of Princeton has been
attacked with the fever la Panama, and
tickets from Vlacenr.es and ether West
era and Southern towns are refused to
all travelers who do not Rave health cer
UaVeates. Tba State health aotharttlea this after
aooa seat Dae tor A- W. Braytca. an ex
pert, ta CrawferdavfOe ta ttsgnaas tbe
dUeaaa af a maa oka arrived at Craw.
fordsvtlie a few days' are from Faroe.
ad who has heea etrtckea with
Darter Braytea. after a careful diag-
aaw. Maaa taw aaueat ta
ta fatal t
PEACE ENVOYS MAY REACH CRISIS TO-DAY;
FAIL TO AGREE ON CESSION OF SAKHAUN;
RUSSIA OBJECTS TO ALL REMAINING TERMS
Indtainity, Sakhalin, Fishinf
Ricfats, Wmhip. and Rail.
road Doaands Yet To
FIVE ARTICLES DISPOSED OF.
These Affect the Status of Korea
anil Manchuria, Both SiI,s
Agreeing to Restore the
Latter to China.
HOPE OF COMPROMISE GROWS.
Fact That l'leniiotentiaries Have
Taken Tp First the Points tin
Which They Could Agree
Portsmouth, X. IL. Aiis. l.-fc-The
rrtoa In the iieav iieKuiiations upon
which the eyes of the world are fas
tened Is approaching rapidly and the
end of this week or the next week or
the next at the latmt should witaeas
tbe deadlock and tbe end. If the con
ference ta to go to pit-ces.
Two more of the twelve articles.
iiKUibers Ir ami vl. were disposed of
Article Iv -ousi.sti f mutual pledtres
to observe the lutegritr of China and
the polk-y of the "open dior for the
i-oiunicree of all nations, and article vl
cover the Mirreiuier of, the Itussiaa
Ioasi-s to the I.iaoiuux IVuiusu!a. Iort
Arthur. l:i!ny and the Itloude ami
To arlii-Ie iv Imih parties gae ready
assent, aud tin- othcial Miatement of
the adoption of that ankle lwk care
lo stale that I: wa ajcri-ed lo "iiuaul
niourly." 'KSSIO OP IKHU.I
TO MK 4,0KIUKRKU L4.TER.
Article v, the consideration of which
was iM)tioned until later, provide fir
the cession of the Island of Sakhalin.
IiH-usion :ipearliir nseleiM at Ibis
stage on account of the firm atuatlve
plven iu the Kussian reply. It was de
cided, upon tbe mot Ion of the Jap
anese, to defer its discussion, thus re
vealing the Japanese Intention of post
pontuB to the end the life and death
This is the uual procedure followed
In diplomatic negotiation, enabling
the negotiator to eoiue to an accord
upon l Hille ioinis liefore tai-L-
lius tlie cnieial issuer, aud the fact
that the ltutsiaiis aiiiies-ed In the
proM'.Mtou shows i lint they, too, are
iih careful and as anxious as are the
J:ip.mic that the world xlioiiM not
accuse them of iM-in reiMueilile for
precipitatiiic tlie break, if break there
N to lie. ami wrei-kliis the eoiiferem-e.
Tliis In Itself is a lniM-fiil sIkii. IU
sldcs. by fHrtitMiiitir. the buruiiiK in-s-tious
to the rinl. the psychological
luoiiu-ut for larj;ain and compromise
OF A 4'OMPROMSE
And there Is rrowiiitf hope of iiidi
promise. To the cIostt oliseners, the
final solution begins to crystalize unite
naturally tlie Kusstans yU-Iding the
cession of Sakhalin. Japan forerolnc
"the cost of the war," but taking com
pensation In the mouey to tie refunded
to Japan by China on account of the
transfer to her of the Chinese East
ern Sallroad. which Russia coBteads
belong to a private corporation,
therefore uncoanseable by Japaa. tbe
Russian Government property In Port
Arthur and DalBy and remuneration
for the maintenance of the 100.00U
Russian prisoners In Japan.
According to the Russian view. Ja-1
pan has already secured all and more
than she dreamed of claiming before
the war. To insist npon a foe., who
has still half a million men confront
ing br lU the field. fiHitlUg the bill for
the cost of the war as the price of
peuce would, the Russians say. change
the character of the military atmgle
henceforth from one for certain prin
ciples to lie for the exaction of "blood
All questions relating to Korea sad
Manchuria, except the cession of the
Chinese Eastern Railroad and tbe
mala Sitwrlan line running through
Northern Manchuria from tbe station
"Manchuria. oa the Amur via liar-
bin to Vladivostok, are settled ta the
five articles already adepted.
RtSSIA Hfl 4MstfCCTMaS
TO REfgAlSIXU ARTI1MCS.
Tbe articles yet to be crcs!dered
Tbe cession of Sakhalin: reimburse
ment for the coat of the war; tbe ces
sion to China of the Chinese Eastern
Railroad: the article relating to that
portion of the main line f tbe Siberian
Railroad running through Xortbera
Maacbarla. which Includes) provision
for policing cf the road by China sad
aot by Russia; Citing rights oa tbe
Siberian coast north of Vladivostok ta
the Berlag Sea; the article afecting
Sassia's aaval sower la tbe far East
that ptwrMlag for the
FAR EASTERN TERRITORY AFFECTED
BY TREATY NOW UNDER DISCUSSION
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Agreement Is Not Difficult Are First Dis
posed of Crisis of Meeting Drawing Near.
WITTE DENIES JAPANESE STATEMENT
SPECIAL HY CAULK TO THE REPPR I.IC.
London. Aug. 1G. -The London Times this morninj; prints the fclluwin,:
from Portsmouth under yesterday's dr.te:
"It was asserted to-day. or perhaps reasserted, that the Rubskuis hara
postponed a discussion of critical points to await instructions from the Czar.
It is asserted also that Mr. Wltte wes Instructed, when he first milled tha
Japanese demands to the Czar, not to arrept four, namely: Indemnity, Sak
halin. Mutilation of Russia petal strength 3 Ess Urn sees, and the surrender
of interned ships. t
"I, therefore, repeat on perfett uuthority thpt no ln:.trtiction? v.-ere asked
or reteived by tbe Russian plenipotentiaries from the Czar. I repeat that
these four demands were rejected, but rejected by the Russian plenipoten
tiaries tbeniyelves without Instructions from the Cznr and on their own
responsibility. There waa no accusioa for instructions and it Is not ex
pected that there will be any occasion. 'We are plenipotentiaries In the full
diplomatic sense of the word, and plenipotentiaries we shall remain to tha
end. Such Is. In effect, their view of tht-ir position.
THREE ARTICLES DISPOSED OF ON MONDAY
RELATE TO KOREA MANCHURIA AND PORT ARTHUR.
"The Japanese spokesmaa admits that tbe two articles agreed on yester
day related to Manchuria and Port Arthur. These were numbers two anil
three. Manchuria Is to be evacuated by both Powers and the principle of
tbe open-door la to be recognized. Tbe lease of Port Arthur by China to
Russia is to be transferred to Japaa.
"Tba Chinese Eastern Railway and. perhaps, other questions concerning
Manchuria appear to be doalt wltb la another article.
"Russia and Japanese authorities, though not the highest, differ privately
concerning this agreement. Rut the statement I telegraphed last nijrht a.i
Bade on indisputable sanction. All these three articles. Korea. Manchuria,
and Port Arthur, have taken their final shape both as to form and substance.
If ever there be a treaty, they will be Incorporated la It ax they stand.
Were there no other obstacles, the treaty could be signed to-day.
FOUR VITAL CLAUSES OF THE PROPOSED TREATY
MAY BE REACHED AT TO-DAY'S CONFERENCE.
"But Wednesday is expected to bring the two antagonists for the first
time to close quarters. Even Takahtra. to whom silence and secrecy seem
irtuea or tbe highest order, has allowed It to be inferred that be expects
a crisls-perbaps not THE CRISIS to be reached Wednesday or Thursday.
Japan is supposed to be willing
future Russiaa naval force in tbe far East and oa the surrender of the In
terned ships if Russia will give way on what she thinks is Jar more im
portant indemnity and Sakhalin. It Is. therefore, aosslbie'that aoae of
these four clauses will be accepted or rejected definitely until all four have
"But. whichever comes first, these formidable antagonists will, for tho
f rat time, cross swords fa earnest. Says a great Russiaa authority:
" 'We bare not sought to hasten It. still leas to delay It. They might have
charged us. since they charge us with so many things, with seeking to pre
cipitate the crisis and destroy all hope of peace had we urged them to take
up a critical question out of Ita numerical order.
SAYS RUSSIA WILL MAKE NO CONCESSIONS
INVOLVING HER HONOR ANO DIGNITY.
They say thay are here to make peace. Bo are we. u. we aay, as they
do. let tha world Jadge between as when til shall he kaowa. Nor do wo
arias: froai a tkirailsh or two before tbe battle begins. If they thialc
tbey.aaderstaad as hotter, perhaps we also Bsderstaad thest a little better.
" 'But. let the straggly come wass It assy, yew will tad that, while we
are ready to atake conctssloas aot tavolvtag tho aoaor aad dignity of Ros
sis, wo shall atake aoaa where either of these Is latasrUed.
"I ass told they ask whether oar defeats at fSBaTatiiBt with oar aeaor
or dignity. I aaawor that they who ask that do aot haow tho aMaate of
the woras aigaity aad aoaor. Defeat
Hie ci.Jsiiin of Sakhalin IsUnl bv l:i.-U '"
Ji'an In the waters of tl.c Siberian littoral
MAY SPLIT TO
TILL THE LAST
Believe Complete Treaty
to give way oa the limitation of tho
la oao tJtiag; wo lwoght aad
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